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    03-23-2017, 03:57 PM
    8ball replied to a thread 4 gang fuse block in Technical
    The CycleTerminal one looks much better
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    03-23-2017, 03:54 PM
    8ball replied to a thread 4 gang fuse block in Technical
    I prefer the one in the link from Cycle Terminal, because it doesn't end up with wires coming out of both sides, like the one from Hella. (attached...
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    03-17-2017, 06:07 PM
    8ball replied to a thread Better rearset options? in Technical
    You want the linkage to be as close to 90 degrees to the lever arm as possible. Depending on where you like the foot lever, that may not be...
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    03-15-2017, 08:25 AM
    8ball replied to a thread New to forum! in NEW MEMBERS READ HERE!
    .....and tie the shock mounts together in a way that doesn't impede wheel travel.
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    03-13-2017, 07:38 AM
    A 1975 Mustang II with a 4 cyl would be a more appropriate comparison...... ....because it isn't just the engine that is crap.
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    03-09-2017, 07:47 AM
    8ball replied to a thread So, what do ya' think? in General
    I don't like the bar, or the mirrors. But it looks like an XR1200 Jr., which is good because the XR is a decent bike, but too heavy. This might be...
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    03-09-2017, 05:04 AM
    8ball replied to a thread Rear brake help in Technical
    You probably have a 900C wheel which has the shaft drive on the right side, and a disc on the left. Because that bike is not a standard...
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Riding for 30+ years. Road raced for 15 years. Now an occasional track day rider and spend most of my riding time at Deal's Gap. Current stable includes '03 R6, '98 XR400 Dual Sport, '04 V-Star, and '79 Suz GS550
East TN
Two wheels and a's all good.
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I always find a soap box useful to get on my high horse.

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.... same thing with furniture, it doesn't have to be straight or not wobble, or keep thing from rolling off it, or not collapse when sat upon, it's personal taste man... if I want a dining room set that endangers the life of my dinner party guests, then it doesn't need second hand approval

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