Industrial quantities of plus gas, marvellous stuff. And a huge torque bar. I nearly took my head off getting a BB out of a sex one when it finally decided to move.
Oh, and swearing. Lots and lots of swearing.
@Joe*Pro that is a bit tight, but a clever solution. Guess Mrs. JP will be exiting the vehicle dukes of hazzard style!
Mine is too wide for the garage door - rather annoying as my preference was it was tucked up at night rather than getting covered in sap and sat there on show. It's double...
Signing in for inspiration. Plenty of that so far :)
I seem to be one of those strange people who actually puts their car in the garage (except my current daily doesn't fit, which is my excuse for something silly that does fit...)
What's interesting to me (a non-engineer) is that the crack is diametrically across the corners of both sides of the square taper.
If a weakness emerged I'd have thought it would have spread from a single point, ie a hairline crack at one corner of the square taper that then went along the...
Ouch! Hope you're OK - that's quite a failure that I'd have thought was a good while in the making.
Overtightened at some point and worked its way out from there?
Found a crack in a Lava Dome frame the same way - speedbump, entry to work, decent sized hop and "ping". Oops.
Wow. I need to spend more time in barns if that's what you can find :)
Always loved a funk, and as a kid I lusted after a local one that was polished with a massive dose of purple-itis. Well, it was the 90's....
Presumably you've seen this...
Checking into the thread, which I've really enjoyed reading - quite the pursuit of perfection.
Massive JMC fan here and I reckon we're probably the same age - lots of familiar posters and a bedroom wall that could have been taken out of my parents house.
For me Dirt was peak MTB, before it...