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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #125 on: November 16, 2016, 11:25:46 pm »
I'm done with the tool. Who ever is next PM me your address and I'll send it as soon as I get back from Vegas (end of the week).

looks like it lives in this garage...


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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #126 on: November 17, 2016, 02:25:21 am »
I'm done with the tool. Who ever is next PM me your address and I'll send it as soon as I get back from Vegas (end of the week).

looks like it lives in this garage...


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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #127 on: November 17, 2016, 10:57:11 am »
Well it had a good run, and the concept died the same as the traveling bafflectomy tool did for the c-10 "back in the day"  :rotflmao: :rotflmao: Residing with some yahoo, to self centered to think of others and with no regard for the agreement he made in "borrowing" the tool.  The sad part is, knowing humans, this was the pre-ordained destiny of the steering head bearing tool.  :'( :'(  Steve
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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #128 on: November 17, 2016, 11:20:10 am »
Maybe someone else has tried...but I just emailed him and referenced this thread.  Hopefully that will prompt some action. :motonoises:  I don't know him just used his forum email link.
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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #129 on: November 17, 2016, 07:24:50 pm »
Well it had a good run, and the concept died the same as the traveling bafflectomy tool did for the c-10 "back in the day"  :rotflmao: :rotflmao: Residing with some yahoo, to self centered to think of others and with no regard for the agreement he made in "borrowing" the tool.  The sad part is, knowing humans, this was the pre-ordained destiny of the steering head bearing tool.  :'( :'(  Steve

I sent him a cajoling p/m and email also, hoping to instill some semblence of guilt....

But,  I wouldn't hold my breath... its things like this, that ruin trust...
And when a person with less than 10 posts, and no COG affiliation pulls things like these, all I can say is caveate emptor....

Shameful.  In the future, id suggest before you send something out like this, you get the persons phone number, and make sure it is real, then you can call them if they don't answer here...
This is one of the reasons we poo poo'd the idea of a valve shim exchange, because we knew somewhere along the line it would end up as a loss for the group.

Best of luck, everyone needs to email this person... fill his mailbox.

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #130 on: November 17, 2016, 08:47:04 pm »
I'm done with the tool. Who ever is next PM me your address and I'll send it as soon as I get back from Vegas (end of the week).

PM sent.


   Reference to post 115       Steve Wojcik (SWOJO95),   Did you get a answer from BigBaldy (Mark Boyle) when you PMd him about the tool back on July 25 2016??

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #131 on: November 17, 2016, 09:17:36 pm »
Non COG members should not have been included.  They have no respect for what this club is.  If a member, get his phone and address from his AD.  We actually have no clue, he could have had a bad wreck and not with us anymore.
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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #132 on: November 17, 2016, 10:23:28 pm »
Maybe SWOJO95 has it? Any one know him?
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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #134 on: November 20, 2016, 07:50:44 pm »
Non COG members should not have been included.  They have no respect for what this club is.  If a member, get his phone and address from his AD.  We actually have no clue, he could have had a bad wreck and not with us anymore.

I can appreciate your connection to COG and it's members but saying that "I have no respect for this club and its members" is painting with a pretty broad brush IMO.  I'm not big on "Joining" anything since the four years of military service I volunteered for a few years back.  Its the whole, don't stick your head in the lion's mouth unless you want to get bit thing for me I guess.  I have made a few of these tools and paid my own money either mailing or taking them to people that helped me with my Valve adjust or just said they needed one.  I made a few extra to give away as door prizes at a tech session but that session didn't happen.  I'm volunteering to send it to the first person that PM's me, a tool that can be used with a 3/8 drive torque wrench in order to properly set the value and it works well enough that the wrench handle doesn't bang into your fairing or any of the other stuff in the way.  All I ask is that the person that needs it will be willing to stoop to the level of asking a low life Non-COG member for said tool and a willingness to send it to whomever needs it, COG member or not.
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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #135 on: November 20, 2016, 10:46:45 pm »
Jerry,
don't take it to heart as directed towards ya, I'm sure we all can figure out who the good apples and not so good apples are, and you have always shown true form as a stand up forum member.  :great: :great: :great: :great:

My comment was geared towards those minor few that have not spent time here, contributed, and discussed things, and in general had / have no real affinity towards the group. :-X
It's bound to happen, when a large group has "trust", in folks and no way to invoke peer pressure to regulate behavior of an individual with a personal agenda only. ::)

The suggestion I made about obtaining a valid Phone number from someone requesting you to send them the tool, and actually calling them on that number prior to sending it, would suffice. After all, if you are gonna pay postage, you should have contact info... :truce:

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #136 on: March 08, 2018, 12:53:03 pm »
If the tool is available, I'd like to borrow it!

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #137 on: March 08, 2018, 02:10:20 pm »
If the tool is available, I'd like to borrow it!
If you look further up the thread, there’s an eBay link to purchase one.

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #138 on: March 11, 2018, 08:44:30 pm »
I was rather pissed off as I bought the Tool and started this sharing thread.
I went as far as tracking his phone number down and tried calling him to no avail.

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #139 on: March 11, 2018, 10:42:10 pm »
I was rather pissed off as I bought the Tool and started this sharing thread.
I went as far as tracking [REDACTED] address and phone number down and tried calling him to no avail.
Now...I'm not going to post his personal info because that's against the rules of COG.
Just wish [REDACTED] wasn't so far away. >:D

In the future, I guess my advice would be to require a deposit from whoever "checks-out" the traveling tool.  For example if you want it you send a PayPal payment for the cost of the tool.  If it comes back, the deposit is refunded, otherwise the money covers the cost of a new tool to replace the original one.  I know it's more of a hassle but so is loosing the tool to who knows where.

BTW, I haven't needed one of these yet but I'd be willing to chip in to help fund buying a new one.  I'm sure it's only a matter of time until I need it.
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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #140 on: March 18, 2018, 02:16:28 am »
I have one ordered.  I'm willing to share it. I like the idea of a deposit. Anyone have an issue with it?

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #141 on: March 18, 2018, 11:17:49 am »
Maybe SWOJO95 has it? Any one know him?

Hey, that's me. I sent the guy a PM, but never got a reply, or the tool.

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Re: Traveling Steering Head Bearing Tool
« Reply #142 on: March 18, 2018, 09:05:14 pm »
BigBaldy has it, has since 2016... I guess Vegas was good for him....

http://forum.cog-online.org/concours-14-zg1400-general-chat-and-tech/traveling-steering-head-bearing-tool/msg551255/#msg551255

He hasn't VeniViciVedi'd around here since a year ago...

Just write that tool off and procede... gone, but not forgotten...

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