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About Old Nail
Biography:
56 years old, 6' tall, 170 lbs. Married once, 2 adult children. Grew up and lived in Ca. Central valley for 52 years, a.a. degree, 1 course short of a.s. degree, certified automotive master technician, been riding and maintaining my own motorcycles(and friends' when asked) since I was18. I've owned 12 bikes and14 cars, some collectable. I still like to learn about what makes a better performing vehicle, but only when safety is enhanced also.
Location:
Spirit Lake, Idaho
Interests:
finding ways to make time for my hobbies
Occupation:
certified automotive tech, fiberglass repair and fabrication tech.

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    Old Nail liked post by Geeto67 On thread : So Freaking cool I can't stand it....
    1930 Ford Model A gasser. Barn Find (http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/cto/5703320910.html) 22961 So it looks like as more of the 60's generation are dying off stuff like this is popping...
    Liked On: 08-02-2016, 05:16 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by hillsy On thread : New member from Victoria, Australia.
    Out of all the bikes on this planet.......
    Liked On: 08-02-2016, 04:27 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by Geeto67 On thread : CX500 Turbo
    hen's teeth that nobody wants. Running RE5's are like hens teeth. Non running ones? well let's just say there were many broken ones in the mid-ohio swap meet that could have been drug home for a...
    Liked On: 08-02-2016, 04:15 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by pwalo On thread : CX500 Turbo
    34 starts and he only really rode the road race gp's like the IOM. What a guy..... not too shabby.... 3 wins whilst riding for some of the best teams and factories of the day. Honda should've sacked...
    Liked On: 08-02-2016, 04:11 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by CaTacL1sm On thread : The Trike
    More of a grown up big-wheel
    Liked On: 07-26-2016, 12:21 AM
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    Old Nail liked post by hillsy On thread : Suzuki Intruder VS 1400
    Having owned and put quite a lot of miles on a vl1500 I would say don't change it, but the 1400 is quite a different beast. I always thought they looked a bit squashed up as they have a shorter...
    Liked On: 07-25-2016, 07:53 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by hillsy On thread : 1981 Z650-D4 (SR) -no project but upgrades-
    Interesting that the SR has standard pipes whilst the standard has the SR exhaust.
    Liked On: 06-28-2016, 11:48 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by TrialsRider On thread : Manual cam chain tensioners
    I would have a lot more faith in getting it right with something like this: http://td-racing.com/shop/images/pg/6473c.jpg than something like this:...
    Liked On: 06-28-2016, 11:41 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by 44dwarf On thread : Manual cam chain tensioners
    When I raced oil cooled GSXR's in the Dwarf cars you had to run the manual one or you'd pop the motor running 89,000 to 12,500 getting on and off the gas so hard the pawl on the stock unit would...
    Liked On: 06-28-2016, 11:36 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by Geeto67 On thread : WTF bike laws
    In the 22 years I have been riding, you are literally THE FIRST motorcyclist I have ever encountered that doesn't seem to understand there is an appropriate and safe set of circumstances for lane...
    Liked On: 06-09-2016, 11:42 AM
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    Old Nail liked post by BigAl8295 On thread : Carb struggles
    I'd rather have a functioning bike than a good looking bike.
    Liked On: 05-11-2016, 02:05 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by 8ball On thread : 78 gs 550 build
    The 82 550M came with dual discs. I got forks and brakes from one and they bolted right up. I had been investigating Saltymonk's (from thegsresources.com) adapter plates. With his plates you can...
    Liked On: 05-06-2016, 08:15 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by woodsman On thread : 82' KZ440 Brat Bike?
    Changing the seat doesn't solve the geometry issues. Being done before doesn't make it right.
    Liked On: 05-06-2016, 02:11 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by bs_racer On thread : 1982 custom "built" cafe racer
    I've seen some stupid crap in my time, but damn. What a complete waste. Whoever had the idea to do this needs a serious beat down.
    Liked On: 05-05-2016, 01:03 PM
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    Old Nail liked post by o1marc On thread : Kz440 LTD Cafe Racer Build (first bike project)
    I have those same mirrors on mine, but they aren't adjusted so I can look at my own face while I'm riding
    Liked On: 04-25-2016, 07:51 PM
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