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#1301 Unread post by ofblong » Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:08 pm

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ofblong wrote:took the van in to see if they can find the radiator fluid leak problem quicker than I could only for me to give them $50 to tell me they are not sure but that they "think" the heater core is bad. WTF I had 65% of the console ripped apart upto the heater core part and they couldnt find a problem? Hello losing 1 full reseviour of fluid in a week and a half there has to be a problem somewhere. I just hope its not a head gasket cause I dont have the tools to properly do one of those and I dont want to spend $1700 to have it done grrrr. I think if its the head gasket its time to trade this thing in for something "new".
Could it be somethng as simple as a hose or clamp?
cept there are NO leaks anywhere that I can find. I am going to replace the heater core myself for $77 compared to the almost $500 they charge at the stealer.
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#1302 Unread post by fireguzzi » Tue Nov 04, 2008 5:18 pm

I voted.
Went to the SS office so my wife could get a paper she needed.
Just got through watching my son shoot his bb gun.
Now I gotta think about what to do for dinner. Bleh, I hate cooking sometimes.
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#1303 Unread post by blues2cruise » Tue Nov 04, 2008 8:34 pm

I had a meeting with my employer, my union rep....we are trying to find a solution for moving into a non physically demanding job.

At this point we are approaching the duty to accomodate due to disability...I can't go back to my old job.....but this moving into the office looks like I lose almost 13 years of seniority.....that is our stumbling block for the moment.
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#1304 Unread post by jstark47 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:38 pm

jstark47 wrote:I voted. US citizens, please make sure you get out and do this if you haven't already. :USA:
On the way home from work stopped at the Triumph dealer and checked out the '09 50th anniversary Bonneville. Pretty paint job, kind of understated... otherwise a standard Bonneville T100. Problem is, pretty bikes don't stay pretty after I get hold of them, so the quality is kinda lost on me... :twisted: Triumph did a great job making a fuel injected bike look carbureted - I was doubtful when first heard about it, but it looks very natural. You really have to look close before you realize the "carburetors" aren't carburetors.

Sat on a few bikes just for grins (I'm not bike shopping, no need and no $$$): Tiger 1050 (feels very much like a Vstrom), DRZ400S (tall!!!), Adventure 990 (feels normal sized after the DRZ), Concours 14 (fat top-heavy pig... like a Trophy). Came home, worked out, ate dinner, now wasting time on the internet... :roll:
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#1305 Unread post by Shorts » Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:56 pm

Went for a run, ate pizza, watch tv.

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#1306 Unread post by ofblong » Tue Nov 04, 2008 10:58 pm

I voted but it always seems like my vote dont count. Anywho I hope stem cell research gets DENIED because I dont feel my tax's should pay for it.
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#1307 Unread post by Johnj » Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:34 am

Today my sister and I went on a road trip to Wetmore KS, which is about 45 miles north of Topeka, to look at a parts bike. I also picked up two XS750 motors. We took the back roads instead of the interstate, which was nice, and had lunch at a small town diner in Effingham KS.

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#1308 Unread post by Wrider » Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:02 am

Finally got proof I went on the Spyder ride!

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#1309 Unread post by JC Viper » Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:19 am

Today is Nov. 5... Remember, Remember the 5th of November. :laughing:
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#1310 Unread post by ofblong » Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:18 am

ofblong wrote:I voted but it always seems like my vote dont count. Anywho I hope stem cell research gets DENIED because I dont feel my tax's should pay for it.
well it seems I was slightly misinformed about the stem cell. It wont be funded by my tax's. So in that case I think its ok lol.
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#1311 Unread post by Ninja Geoff » Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:57 am

JC Viper wrote:Today is Nov. 5... Remember, Remember the 5th of November. :laughing:
As good a movie as that was, it sometimes puts a sour taste in my mouth. My old roomates ex-gf, the crazy psycholiberal party, was OBSESSED with that movie. She ruined it one night for me when she would not shut up about it and comparing it to bush and whatnot.
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#1312 Unread post by JC Viper » Wed Nov 05, 2008 5:12 pm

Ninja Geoff wrote:
JC Viper wrote:Today is Nov. 5... Remember, Remember the 5th of November. :laughing:
As good a movie as that was, it sometimes puts a sour taste in my mouth. My old roomates ex-gf, the crazy psycholiberal party, was OBSESSED with that movie. She ruined it one night for me when she would not shut up about it and comparing it to bush and whatnot.
V for Vendetta wasn't the first movie to use that line. After the whole Guy Fawkes conspiracy people in the UK and Canada celebrate Guy Fawkes Day or something and that poem about his foiled plot.

Besides, if we should ever dare to stand up against an oppressive government I would expect us to lose because Americans, despite this election, are still complacent.
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#1313 Unread post by Johnj » Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:04 pm

JC Viper wrote:Besides, if we should ever dare to stand up against an oppressive government I would expect us to lose because Americans, despite this election, are still complacent.
The United States is the only country in the world that can not be occupied by any military force. There are too many guns in private hands. And I like it like that.

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#1314 Unread post by Wrider » Wed Nov 05, 2008 6:50 pm

Johnj wrote:The United States is the only country in the world that can not be occupied by any military force. There are too many guns in private hands. And I like it like that.
Sorry, say that again? I was distracted cleaning the shotgun... :mrgreen:
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#1315 Unread post by ceemes » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:47 pm

Johnj wrote:
JC Viper wrote:Besides, if we should ever dare to stand up against an oppressive government I would expect us to lose because Americans, despite this election, are still complacent.
The United States is the only country in the world that can not be occupied by any military force. There are too many guns in private hands. And I like it like that.

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Oh really?????? Hate to tell you this, but when it comes to having a gun culture and a heavily armed citizenship, you Yanks are mere pikers and wanna-be's compared to nations such as Iraq and Afghanistan......even kids there run around with AK-47's and last time I looked, both were occupied nations.
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#1316 Unread post by dr_bar » Wed Nov 05, 2008 10:54 pm

Besides, we have more guns in citizens hands, (per/cap) than the USA does...
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#1317 Unread post by Shorts » Wed Nov 05, 2008 11:06 pm

ceemes wrote:
Johnj wrote:
JC Viper wrote:Besides, if we should ever dare to stand up against an oppressive government I would expect us to lose because Americans, despite this election, are still complacent.
The United States is the only country in the world that can not be occupied by any military force. There are too many guns in private hands. And I like it like that.

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Oh really?????? Hate to tell you this, but when it comes to having a gun culture and a heavily armed citizenship, you Yanks are mere pikers and wanna-be's compared to nations such as Iraq and Afghanistan......even kids there run around with AK-47's and last time I looked, both were occupied nations.

We can thank the Democrats with their "common sense" gun regulation bullshit for that :climb:

Besides, we have more guns in citizens hands, (per/cap) than the USA does...
Offhand, what part does a gun registry play in those numbers?

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#1318 Unread post by BuzZz » Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:59 am

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Offhand, what part does a gun registry play in those numbers?
Not much..... they think I don't own any guns, cause I refuse to register them....but be careful walking around my yard in the dark..... :twisted:
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#1319 Unread post by JC Viper » Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:14 am

BuzZz wrote:
Shorts wrote:
Offhand, what part does a gun registry play in those numbers?
Not much..... they think I don't own any guns, cause I refuse to register them....but be careful walking around my yard in the dark..... :twisted:
Sounds like you have a heavily fortified rock even though a rock is hardy all on its own.

Citizens with guns probably won't do to well if they have to fight against their own army should tyranny occur. The good thing is it will never happen, this is not the bad old days of a newly established US and I doubt we will have any foreign invaders.
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#1320 Unread post by BuzZz » Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:51 am

He he he, yeah well I may not represent everyone up here, there's alot more of us than most people realize. And a right shitload of Ex-pat 'Nam Vets with all sorts of personal armories. Lol.

And I don't even really have a problem with registering any gun, it's the little things like giving them the right to walk into your house and search it any time they want that bothers me.

Do I think they ever would bother to exercise those rights violations against me? Not really. But dammed if I'm giving them the option willingly.
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