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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,536
Posted By boxermoose
Because it's almost 180 miles from Corpus to...

Because it's almost 180 miles from Corpus to Bandera:rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
Sorry I missed it - planned a fuel filter swap...

Sorry I missed it - planned a fuel filter swap the proceeding weekend - got everything out, disassembled and attempted to put the new filter in.

Unfortunately MPH (Or I for that matter) didn't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-21-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By boxermoose
two words... Big Bend Take it from a...

two words...

Big Bend

Take it from a GTA transplant living in Houston

Central TX Hill country is fine but mostly secondary roads unless you have a local with you who knows what's open &...
Forum: Canada 10-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,320
Posted By boxermoose
We used to ship stuff from Ontario to BC on the...

We used to ship stuff from Ontario to BC on the bus all the time - ridicules sized Christmas parcels for (relatively)cheap.

Not real fast tho
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
Almost 30K but I've heard of low voltage...

Almost 30K but I've heard of low voltage conditions damaging relays, so maybe when the last battery was on its way out?
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
Swapped the pair of 5 pin relays around and I've...

Swapped the pair of 5 pin relays around and I've got lights:lol3


I'll call MPH in the morning and order a pair
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
uh oh

looks like I've got some investigation to do

2 weeks ago the bike started sluggishly but it did start. Idling the onboard voltage display showed 11.0V, but once underway it went to 13.7 volts so I...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
Also.....without weeding thru 11k+ posts ...

Also.....without weeding thru 11k+ posts

Anybody done their fuel filter yet?
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,619
Posted By boxermoose
Well crap Ed, didn't know you were under the...

Well crap Ed, didn't know you were under the weather.

Was down at the porch looking for you mid-June when I was camped in the basin with my youngest son
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
Got a MotBatt on it's way Original is...

Got a MotBatt on it's way

Original is dead... for reference it leaked or outgassed enough when new just to fuzz the leads, after that it was fine. I suspect it's more the 3 long hot Texas summers...
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,898
Posted By boxermoose
Take some string and check the alignment of the...

Take some string and check the alignment of the rear tire to the front - there is a trick to doing that but don't trust the swing arm markings. My KLR was off one notch side to side when properly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35,113
Views: 8,760,242
Posted By boxermoose
Had a customer here from ANO who obligingly took...

Had a customer here from ANO who obligingly took a road map of AR and highlighted all the crappy flat roads in the area....
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
I've only noticed it blink 3-4 times in 28k miles...

I've only noticed it blink 3-4 times in 28k miles - but the ATC thing doesn't seem unreasonable. Regardless not a big worry of mine as the bike is otherwise rock solid
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
The first time I noticed it I was 5 minutes from...

The first time I noticed it I was 5 minutes from MPH and stopped by and had them plug it in, since I was on my way out of town - I can ony relay what Mike and Larry both said afterward
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
I was told by MPH that the connector at the oil...

I was told by MPH that the connector at the oil pressure sending unit was poorly designed and caused this to happen - it was a problem they had seen a lot & if it happened all the time they would...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
I take the pre-load off the shock have have one...

I take the pre-load off the shock have have one of the kids sit on it - it'll take the 380ml easily - however it tends to mist out thru the joint and reaction arm boot a lot more on the really hot...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By boxermoose
Ping themods to have the mods punt this down to...

Ping themods to have the mods punt this down to old school & you'll get your answer
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By boxermoose
Put one of these on my R100GS for an Alaska...

Put one of these on my R100GS for an Alaska ride...liked it a lot

That was back in 2008 and TT 'merica had to special order it from TT Germany as they had just stopped importing them
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
or a nylon tie:D

or a nylon tie:D
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,946
Posted By boxermoose
Leo's custom stuff is top notch I feel real...

Leo's custom stuff is top notch

I feel real bad as Lobby busted his ass way back in April to get this done for my wife and I never posted pics & Leo is to modest to post the ones he took (and I...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
I'm using it as well - gotta post a pic as what I...

I'm using it as well - gotta post a pic as what I did was cut down the stock screen removing about 3" in a concave pattern to bring it down lower & also stiffen the screen

works great!
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By boxermoose
It's going to heat up anyway - it's the final at...

It's going to heat up anyway - it's the final at temp air pressure which is what you are looking at

Rule of thumb for putting tubes in tubless tires is to run 10% less pressure to compinsate for...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,487
Posted By boxermoose
The thicker the tube the hotter things get -...

The thicker the tube the hotter things get - prolonged Hiway riding would be my worry

Perhaps air it do 10% less then recommended and try
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By boxermoose
My issue on a R100GS with endurolast was a poor...

My issue on a R100GS with endurolast was a poor contact in a connector block going from the LH hand control to the harness by the headstock

21 days thru Alberta, Yukon, Alaska and back the bastard...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By boxermoose
Find the bolt on an on-line parts fisce like what...

Find the bolt on an on-line parts fisce like what MaxBMW has - the parts list usually lists the bolt size and pitch
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By boxermoose
Probably a few more years before he's...

Probably a few more years before he's released:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35,113
Views: 8,760,242
Posted By boxermoose
got a sudden craving for chicken wings myself:clap

got a sudden craving for chicken wings myself:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By boxermoose
how many days do you have? If you have more...

how many days do you have?

If you have more then a few then -

Carlsbad caverns is nice - good tent camping just south at Guadalupe NP

Go from there round thru Cloudcroft (or go south and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By boxermoose
There is another O ring under the wiggley plastic...

There is another O ring under the wiggley plastic thing - get a new one and reassemble

See MaxBMW fiche for exploded diagram...or search one of the 5 kazillion other threads on th eissue
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,709
Posted By boxermoose
Marc, thanks for the book. Got it yesterday and...

Marc, thanks for the book. Got it yesterday and am about 100 pages in and liking it

Guess I'll have to buy the other 3 now!!!

I appreciate the signed copy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 18,693
Posted By boxermoose
ditchs my HiViz jacket after I found to many...

ditchs my HiViz jacket after I found to many drivers were drifitng over my way - I suspect it's the old "drive where you look" thing
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 73,827
Posted By boxermoose
Wow, some troubles you've had with fueling. ...

Wow, some troubles you've had with fueling.

I'm an expat here just south of Houston - if you need anything give me a ring

Also - one thing you learn fast is the way they forecast the...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
Mike at MPH recommended good old vaseline - after...

Mike at MPH recommended good old vaseline - after the fuzz came back using deilectric & it's been fine since

'Course it could be that the electrolite reach equilibrium and the venting stopped
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,110
Posted By boxermoose
I've got the warning (70 in a 55) taped up on my...

I've got the warning (70 in a 55) taped up on my office wall next to the pic:deal
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,110
Posted By boxermoose
I'll play Near Shiprock Sept 2012 ...

I'll play

Near Shiprock Sept 2012

http://boxermoose.smugmug.com/Vacation/SW-2012/i-wBxgv6h/0/L/SW2012%20049-L.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By boxermoose
Why does your buddy hate crushed purple...

Why does your buddy hate crushed purple velvet:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-11-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By boxermoose
You're at the Eastern side of the Hill Country -...

You're at the Eastern side of the Hill Country - lots of good riding at your doorstep
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11,612
Views: 1,554,485
Posted By boxermoose
+1 Can we get a mod to put this in upcoming...

+1

Can we get a mod to put this in upcoming events
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,062
Posted By boxermoose
Black text sux Also - as a credit to the...

Black text sux

Also - as a credit to the amount of research you obviously took about the revised drive train...the bike is now has a wet clutch - meaning that it shares the oil with the engine...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By boxermoose
Wiki grey market imports - ...

Wiki grey market imports -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey_import_vehicle

There are many threads on this in ADV and other bike sites

if you fail the bike will be crushed
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