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Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By BMWBILO
Trailer towing?

Hello.
Any 1150 GS riders tow a tent trailer? If you do what kind
and what kind of hitch? Thanks, Steve.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By BMWBILO
What are you asking?

What are you asking?
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By BMWBILO
It's called a "Bush" in the helmet owners manual....

It's called a "Bush" in the helmet owners manual. No wonder it failed:rofl
Anyway it's what I would call a bushing. It holds the helmet together
where it's hinged. It has a screw that goes through...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By BMWBILO
Tried that already, no help.

Tried that already, no help.
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By BMWBILO
Tried that, they told me the only US distributer...

Tried that, they told me the only US distributer was Santa Cruz BMW.
Called them and the deal hasn't gone through yet according to the guy
I talked to
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By BMWBILO
Schuberth helmet

Need some help.
Does anyone know if and where a guy can find parts for
Schuberth helmets? There is a little bushing that is held
on by a screw at the helmet hinge. Mine broke and I'm
looking to...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By BMWBILO
I bought a set of 40MM with all the stuff needed....

I bought a set of 40MM with all the stuff needed. Throtle cables, spigots, and the plastic tubes that go to the airbox. I had the local BMW mechanic mess with them and we could never get them to work...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,009
Posted By BMWBILO
You buy a Harley for 15 to 20 thousand or...

You buy a Harley for 15 to 20 thousand or whatever they cost and then you have to spend another 5 grand to make it run right. WTF? I know there is truth to that because a good friend of mine did the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By BMWBILO
Go up to Big Twin and talk to Fred. I installed...

Go up to Big Twin and talk to Fred. I installed new fuel line on my PD a few years back and Big Twin carrys a fuel line that works very well. Just get a piece of that for your vent line.:1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,436
Posted By BMWBILO
Tom. If I see your bike here in Boise I'll take...

Tom.
If I see your bike here in Boise I'll take that light off for you.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,616
Posted By BMWBILO
I have a 2002 1150 GS Adventure with the non...

I have a 2002 1150 GS Adventure with the non linked ABS. I think for the average rider the ABS is good to have in a panic situation. If I ever decide
to get a new GS I think I'll go for a non ABS...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By BMWBILO
BMW oil

BMW motorcycle oil is made by Spectro
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By BMWBILO
I have a 2002 Adventure, it is the last year they...

I have a 2002 Adventure, it is the last year they made them without the
linked ABS brakes. Mine has the regular ABS brakes. They are a little easier
to bleed. If you don't want ABS and could find...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By BMWBILO
Jimmy Lewis used to give off road riding classes...

Jimmy Lewis used to give off road riding classes for the big bikes. Not
sure if he still does them.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,506
Posted By BMWBILO
Someone needs to come up with a simple key and...

Someone needs to come up with a simple key and ignition that works by
putting in the key and starting the bike. End of story. No faulty key readings just start the damn thing and go. I bet you...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By BMWBILO
Not sure if this is the reason but there are...

Not sure if this is the reason but there are different types of bulbs.
There are the types for American vehicles and then there are the types
for European vehicles. The contacts on the European...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By BMWBILO
First off I'm sorry you're having trouble with...

First off I'm sorry you're having trouble with your bike. A friend of mine just bought a new 1200 GS and recently went on a 10 day trip. The bike wouldn't start about 5 or 6 times. He had to wait for...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,690
Posted By BMWBILO
Fuck a duck! That's bright, I like it.

Fuck a duck! That's bright, I like it.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By BMWBILO
If a guy could have an HPN bike built for the...

If a guy could have an HPN bike built for the same price as a HP2 then I think you would have a bike that would be less complicated to work on yourself. No computer crap to deal with. I think the HPN...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By BMWBILO
Sounds like the widget arm needs some grease:D

Sounds like the widget arm needs some grease:D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By BMWBILO
They are a great second bike, I wish I didn't...

They are a great second bike, I wish I didn't have to sell mine last year.
When I wanted to take a day ride at speed I would take my Boxer cup.
It's in Canada now and I hope the new owner enjoys it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,921
Posted By BMWBILO
:2cry :stfu

:2cry :stfu
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By BMWBILO
Saw one today at my local dealer. I like it:D

Saw one today at my local dealer. I like it:D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By BMWBILO
Oilhead manuals?

I'm looking to buy a manual that covers my 1150 GS. My local BMW dealer has both the Haynes and the Clymer. Can someone tell me which one they perfer and why. Sorry if this has already been asked...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By BMWBILO
Go with my motto, " It's alright to be white "...

Go with my motto, " It's alright to be white " :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By BMWBILO
You may be right but that still doesn't explain...

You may be right but that still doesn't explain why the bike no longer shows the original milege:huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By BMWBILO
They used to offer a service of rebuilding the...

They used to offer a service of rebuilding the trip computer but the last time I called they said they no longer do that. A new one from KTM is over
$600.00:huh
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By BMWBILO
Need some help

I have a 2001 640 Adventure. I haven't been able to ride it much and the battery died last year. I got a new battery and now my trip meter is on the fritz. The odometer showed zero miles on it when I...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,016
Posted By BMWBILO
You could try WD 40, it works as a cleaner on...

You could try WD 40, it works as a cleaner on certain things. Never tried it on Sharpie but it may work.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By BMWBILO
You need to bump the speed up to at least 70 MPH...

You need to bump the speed up to at least 70 MPH and stay on top of
those washboards.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,655
Posted By BMWBILO
I can't speak for the GS but I had a 2001 R1100S....

I can't speak for the GS but I had a 2001 R1100S. Some asshole made a right hand turn from the center lane into me and sent my bike and I to the ground. I had the dealer tell the insurance it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,971
Posted By BMWBILO
People like you are part of the problem we have...

People like you are part of the problem we have in this country. Jose
comes here illegally and hits a guy that obeys the law by having insurance,
a drivers license and registration and you say we...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,971
Posted By BMWBILO
Where's your sense of humor?:D

Where's your sense of humor?:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,971
Posted By BMWBILO
Are you saying you don't get the joke?:huh

Are you saying you don't get the joke?:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2006, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By BMWBILO
Try changing the air in the front tire:D

Try changing the air in the front tire:D
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2006, 06:58 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,973
Posted By BMWBILO
Math is hard:D

Math is hard:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By BMWBILO
Ktm 640

I need some help with my 2001 KTM 640 Adventure. I haven't had the time
nor the money to ride it this year and the battery died on me. Got a new battery and it started right up, no problems there....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,848
Posted By BMWBILO
Pd ?

I think this was probably a regular GS and they bought the PD tank.
I bought a PD tank just like that brand new from a dealership somewhere
about 10 years ago. I think they advertised the tanks in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,056
Posted By BMWBILO
Who needs a Harley?:D

Who needs a Harley?:D
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2006, 05:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,971
Posted By BMWBILO
So you're saying what matters most is how a bike...

So you're saying what matters most is how a bike looks?:D
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