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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Hotrod Wielding X-Tank

I too just installed the Hotrod Wielding X-Tank and it works as advertized. The capacity increased by 2.4 US Gallons. I rode until the light came on and made home for a total of 280 statute miles so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 1,373,808
Posted By Tracks1
Extra fuel tank

This weekend I finished installing a Hot Rod Wielding 2.4 US Gallon aux tank and went for a test run. Starting with both tanks full. The fuel warning light came on at 260 statute miles. Since the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 56,410
Posted By Tracks1
Question Where is he?

I've been following this RR and wonder what happened?

Did SA swallow him up?
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 240,905
Posted By Tracks1
Bonding

Bonding is lighter and stronger and thus better than a bolted fastener!

Bonding as a fastener: it simply spreads the load being transferred over a much broader area and thus is a much stronger...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 1,373,808
Posted By Tracks1
Try the X-Tank

I looked at doing the same thing...it's to much work as you'll need all of the CH parts, also it's more volume than you'll ever use, plus the weight is forward and load the front wheel to much in my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
From Page one of this Thread:...

From Page one of this Thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335086
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,876
Posted By Tracks1
Love this RR.:clap

Love this RR.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 44,157
Posted By Tracks1
Maybe I'll see you. I'll be on a G650X.

Maybe I'll see you. I'll be on a G650X.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 44,157
Posted By Tracks1
Thanks for the great RR...it reminds me of how...

Thanks for the great RR...it reminds me of how much I miss Baja...Thanks:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 69,092
Posted By Tracks1
Having sailed Baja for many years and ridden it...

Having sailed Baja for many years and ridden it twice: My window is Nov thru April. The other months are just to hot and humid.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Bolivia death road!

That's a kind flying under wires for a living...which I've done.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Wiring Harness on EBAY

If you still need Wiring Harness, here's 2 of them:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/07-BMW-G-650-X-Moto-Wiring-Harness-RU-/151134863078?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item233056fee6&vxp=mtr
...
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 169,200
Posted By Tracks1
LOL:lol3

LOL:lol3
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 169,200
Posted By Tracks1
Question Weight and Balance?

What's the Weight and Balance for the Moto-Mule?

WEIGHTS:
Empty Weight:

Max Payload:

Gross Weight:

BALANCE:
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 69,092
Posted By Tracks1
Earth Quake Damage at PSF

Thanks for the Baja RR, I'll be there this Winter for a few months on my G650X.

I've Flown and Sail'd Baja for many years and now plan to ride it as well. If you have more pix of the damage at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Show me the data!

Your correct, it's just an opinion at this point...I really hope the claims are true. If the Developers/Testers/Manufacturer would publish the conditions of test and the results, I'd buy one if value...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Data?

I had several emails exchanges with sheffelmeier about the oil cooler and the last I heard there is no information of any kind as to its performance. Seems it just a play pretty item that adds weight...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9,211
Views: 1,373,808
Posted By Tracks1
Question Need some input: Upgrading New to me X-Country

For my 2-3 month winter ride, snorkeling and fishing trip to Baja. I just bought a slightly damaged, average miles, 2009.

1st item is the Bars as they took the off load and I want new ones. So...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,730
Posted By Tracks1
I wouldn't change it.

You've done it just right as is!
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Question HELP, I need an assist in OKC.

I'm trying to find a good shop in OKC (Oklahoma City) who can perform a Pre-Purchase inspection on a G650X before I jump on the burner and go there to close the deal.

BMW is only in Tulsa when it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Tig

You should remove the part to be TIG welded from the bike. If not, there's a possibility of damage to bearings and electronics....been there done that!

Others may have a different view...it's not...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,730
Posted By Tracks1
Question Test ride?

Have you taken it on a test ride?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-23-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,730
Posted By Tracks1
Looks A+:clap:clap:clap

Looks A+:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,730
Posted By Tracks1
fuel tank crossflow?

Do you have fuel tank right to left crossflow?
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
X-Co thread

Have a look at the thread for the X-Co: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=290240
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
What, no KTM to Bemer tow?

And I thought it was going to be Terry's turn to be towed.:wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Fences

What make this part of the planet so interesting is there are no fences and consumerism doesn't seem to have taken over...yet.

A great place to just ride.:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Sponsorship?

GET REAL...IT WAS A COMMERCIAL, WHICH IS STILL PAYING.:deal Thank you sponsors!::clap:clap

Anyone here think this thread is just cost free entertainment?

It has an element of sponsorship for...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Remember...DON'T EAT THE YELLOW SNOW! You...

Remember...DON'T EAT THE YELLOW SNOW!

You guys are like Dogs.:evil
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
This is like riding in a National Park....Just to...

This is like riding in a National Park....Just to good for words.:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
Great idea!:clap What's the heat rejection...

Great idea!:clap

What's the heat rejection capability in BTU's per hour?

How much weight?
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Fuel system testing!

The only way to diagnose a failure in progress is to do a fuel rail test (max flow rate at max pressure after the filter). Your dealer should be able to handle this with no problem. Something to be...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
The typical FI pump failure is usually many miles...

The typical FI pump failure is usually many miles after it's first damage, so since you bought it used...who knows.
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
FI pump failures.

Rod,
Wondering how low you run your fuel level before refueling?

FI pumps use fuel for lubrication and cooling and thus repeated low fuel quantity operations which uncovers the pump causes...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7,060
Views: 1,096,385
Posted By Tracks1
SS hardware is a bad idea.

The use of Stainless Steel hardware can be ill-advised do to the dielectric reaction of two dissimilar metals...it will cause sever corrosion in aluminum because you've created a battery....
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
TR650 Terra Vs G650 Xch

One would think the increase in compression ratio would have a significant negative impact when using low Octane rated gasoline, i.e., because the onset of Detonation increases with the increase of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Great Video of the area.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9brfgnyzLQ&feature=em-subs_digest:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Weight is everything.

The first place to start is with BMR (Body Mass Ratio), strength and overall riding fitness.

The bottom line is, it's a total weight package which includes CofG (Center of Gravity) and Neutral...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
...kill by lighting....

Cattle are very susceptible to kill by lighting. read all about it: http://www.cattletoday.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=70519
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,257,753
Posted By Tracks1
Looks to like they died from dehydration:cry and...

Looks to like they died from dehydration:cry and the scavengers are just doing their job.
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