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Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,202
Posted By ricohman
Why not? I put over 110000 on my FJ1200 with the...

Why not? I put over 110000 on my FJ1200 with the original pads.
I live in the middle of the prairie, your mileage may differ.....
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,416
Posted By ricohman
I'm also an RN (OR) and I've ridden to Prudhoe...

I'm also an RN (OR) and I've ridden to Prudhoe Bay....so what happened?
All the hype and bam! nothing....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 70,938
Posted By ricohman
Exactly. There is nothing new in this entire...

Exactly. There is nothing new in this entire thread. I feel bad for the OP but I'd much rather read stories about guys rebuilding their final drives on a picnic table beside the Dalton Highway.:D...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,759
Posted By ricohman
Now that you know the answer drill it out and...

Now that you know the answer drill it out and helicoil it.
And don't crash.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,804
Posted By ricohman
+1 Kerosene is a good cleaner but really all...

+1
Kerosene is a good cleaner but really all you need to do is get some of the small abrasive crap away from the o-rings. Rust is just cosmetic. The lowest friction is steel on steel.
When I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By ricohman
I think they are hideous. Wear a jacket....

I think they are hideous.
Wear a jacket....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,040
Posted By ricohman
In Saskatchewan you would pay $1150 full coverage.

In Saskatchewan you would pay $1150 full coverage.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By ricohman
Why are you even screwing with your bike when its...

Why are you even screwing with your bike when its -45?
And kms are the way it should be anyway.....:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,297
Posted By ricohman
Here is how you solve the OP's problem of leaning...

Here is how you solve the OP's problem of leaning the bike and dragging bits.
Ride on gravel roads.:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By ricohman
Tank bags have been scratching the hell out of...

Tank bags have been scratching the hell out of tanks for as long as there have been tanks!
First bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By ricohman
I've used both. I only use the twinmax now out...

I've used both.
I only use the twinmax now out of its ease of use. I've also used both back to back and found the twinmax pretty accurate. I've got no reason to use the manometer.
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,332
Posted By ricohman
I rode a pair all the way to Alaska. No...

I rode a pair all the way to Alaska. No complaints here.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By ricohman
No kidding.

No kidding.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,646
Posted By ricohman
Like some others I found myself buying a KLR. I...

Like some others I found myself buying a KLR. I like the previous gen better than the current offering though. So I bought a minty 2006 with 3600 miles.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,005,973
Posted By ricohman
Not if I get script on my photo's..........:lol3

Not if I get script on my photo's..........:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,005,973
Posted By ricohman
Someday I would like to see a thread on this so...

Someday I would like to see a thread on this so those who are just starting out can get some tips on how not to push your photo to where it starts to look like crap.
Nowdays, I find the natural...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,218
Posted By ricohman
After reading this thread I think I will continue...

After reading this thread I think I will continue with my bi-annual brake flush. The fluid always looks clean but.....
It good to know I can get inside the pump to clean the pistons. But if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By ricohman
I'd offer him 8.5K at this time of year. I have...

I'd offer him 8.5K at this time of year. I have passed this add onto my buddy though.......:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By ricohman
The problem is the lack of machines. If you could...

The problem is the lack of machines. If you could find me a perfcet low mile 2004 GSA for 8K I have a buyer lined up.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By ricohman
Price is about right. Remember, us Canadians pay...

Price is about right. Remember, us Canadians pay a premium of 20-30% over U.S prices.
I have a 2005 R1150GS Adventure in perfect shape with the aluminum bags, lights ect. It has 17,000 kms (10,000...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By ricohman
Don't get it....:huh

Don't get it....:huh
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,023
Posted By ricohman
Bottom plug looks wet with fuel and oil. Lots...

Bottom plug looks wet with fuel and oil.
Lots of motors will give a puff if you rip the throttle with no load at that many miles.
On the road, when you can load up the motor and put some real...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-29-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,023
Posted By ricohman
Busted rings will leaves vertical gouges. ...

Busted rings will leaves vertical gouges.
But.....broken oil rings sometimes leave no marks at all. Your smoke is oil getting in through the valve stems or left from the oil scraper rings. A...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-28-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,023
Posted By ricohman
I've used these a zillion times on outboards. You...

I've used these a zillion times on outboards. You will see damage, but you won't see worn out rings. You can see cross hatch and gouges from busted rings though as well as carbon build up.
If your...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,956
Posted By ricohman
I've been there in the winter plenty of times. So...

I've been there in the winter plenty of times. So no, you don't qualify for a "real winter". Not by a long shot.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 592,050
Posted By ricohman
Then I have to wait I guess!

Then I have to wait I guess!
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,094
Posted By ricohman
That's K&N. I've never seen an i/o or inboard...

That's K&N.
I've never seen an i/o or inboard with anything that will burn from any factory. Probably a reason for that.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,094
Posted By ricohman
What boat has an air filter?:ear

What boat has an air filter?:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 592,050
Posted By ricohman
Nobody owns an Adventure? Been browsing but all I...

Nobody owns an Adventure? Been browsing but all I see are regular GS.
Somebody post a pic of that bad boy!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,956
Posted By ricohman
If you guys lived in a place that actually had a...

If you guys lived in a place that actually had a real winter, you could see why I'm laughing about what tires you need for winter driving...:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 31,945
Posted By ricohman
Epic ride. I am jealous that you can actually...

Epic ride.
I am jealous that you can actually have fun in the winter out east.
This -45 crap pretty much makes going outside an option you choose not to do. Even the sleds are snapping parts.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By ricohman
I have found a pic of the muffler with the...

I have found a pic of the muffler with the superceded part number. In this pic you can clearly see there is no drain holes....
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By ricohman
The pics are of the replacement that I bought.

The pics are of the replacement that I bought.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By ricohman
2006 KLR650 muffler identification question

I bought a nice 2006 KLR650 and I plan on riding some forest roads. But this plan is derailed as the PO cut out the spark arrestor when he "modified" the muffler.
So I bought another muffler that is...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By ricohman
woops Hey mods, can this be nuked? Thanks. I...

woops
Hey mods, can this be nuked? Thanks. I put in in the wrong spot.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By ricohman
Pics of the mystery muffler. ...

Pics of the mystery muffler.
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b400/fj40/DSC05584_zps23d0c069.jpg (http://s23.photobucket.com/user/fj40/media/DSC05584_zps23d0c069.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By ricohman
2006 KLR650 muffler identification question

I bought a nice 2006 KLR650 and I plan on riding some forest roads. But this plan is derailed as the PO cut out the spark arrestor when he "modified" the muffler.
So I bought another muffler that is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,420
Posted By ricohman
I gotta ask, why in the world would you leave for...

I gotta ask, why in the world would you leave for the arctic in early September? Have you ever been up north in September? I remember late season fishing at Jan lake in the middle of September....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,536
Posted By ricohman
Might not have cracked if you shimmed it with a...

Might not have cracked if you shimmed it with a washer or two before tightening.
I assume these stanton guards are not made to any exact tolerence and the buyer must do all the filing and pre-fit...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,606
Posted By ricohman
I agree with the others. If it makes you feel any...

I agree with the others. If it makes you feel any better I've seen guys ignore this and keep riding, for 100 000km.
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