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Old 06-01-2012, 09:32 AM
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Maine's June Bug BS Thread!

Another nice day out today folks....enjoy it, rain is on the way!

On a side note.... I spent 4+ hours trying to swap new rotors on my car... I love how seemingly small, easy projects ALWAYS end up as big, PIA projects.

Anywho....coffee and tunes are on! Have a good day folks!
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lol nice one.just saw my first June bug today.them things sure are nasty you know it? look at one up close sometime.they're like flying cockroaches lol.

whats the story with brake rotors taking so long to swap out?
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Old 06-01-2012, 11:13 PM
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lol nice one.just saw my first June bug today.them things sure are nasty you know it? look at one up close sometime.they're like flying cockroaches lol.

whats the story with brake rotors taking so long to swap out?
I've had those suckers for a few weeks now.... one thing I do NOT miss about the bike is hitting them damn things at night.

As far as the brakes, I replaced EVERYTHING over the last year, except the front rotors on my 97 Subaru Legacy. I went to finally do the rotors yesterday, and the damn bracket bolts were right frozen solid. One side took a jack to break them loose, the other side took multiple rounds of PB Blaster, a torch, and a mini-sledge.

Once I finally got the caliper brackets off...one of the slide pins was frozen solid.... so I had to get that sucker out, then clean out the caliper bracket since on one had them in stock, and go find a place that had the slide pins in stock. It took a while, and I eventually found out the part number NAPA had for the slide pins was not the right part.

So long story short.... a project that SHOULD have taken an hour, tops, took over 4 hours to complete.
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I've had those suckers for a few weeks now.... one thing I do NOT miss about the bike is hitting them damn things at night.

As far as the brakes, I replaced EVERYTHING over the last year, except the front rotors on my 97 Subaru Legacy. I went to finally do the rotors yesterday, and the damn bracket bolts were right frozen solid. One side took a jack to break them loose, the other side took multiple rounds of PB Blaster, a torch, and a mini-sledge.

Once I finally got the caliper brackets off...one of the slide pins was frozen solid.... so I had to get that sucker out, then clean out the caliper bracket since on one had them in stock, and go find a place that had the slide pins in stock. It took a while, and I eventually found out the part number NAPA had for the slide pins was not the right part.

So long story short.... a project that SHOULD have taken an hour, tops, took over 4 hours to complete.
slide pins are dumb for rust belt. They are always seizing on the excursion. Brand new caliper on my escort only around 6 month old has one seized
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been out fishing a few times and havent got much but it was a good time. I hope everyone is doing well!
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Good Sunday morning Maine ! Have a great day guys!

Thanks for the heads up Jim
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Have a good rainy day, I wish things would clear out so I could go fishing again!
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Have a good rainy day, I wish things would clear out so I could go fishing again!
Hi Antonio, I hope so too, I can go for some fresh fish
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Good morning ME & company!

Have a great Sunday all!

Nice, sunny, & cool here.
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good afternoon boys.
fishing.........yeah that would be nice.maybe another couple weeks if it stops raining and the water goes down a bit.
ah well.it all it beats that white stuff guys! we've only got 5 solid months left without it haha. let 'er rain lol.
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Good Sunday morning Maine ! Have a great day guys!

Thanks for the heads up Jim
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