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Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By Hennepinboy
Barkbuster type hand guards on a 92 R100GS

I am looking for a brand of aluminum back bone type hand guards to bolt onto a 92 R100GS. The bike has aftermarket heated grips so the wiring at the bar end will not be a problem.
I am looking for...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,989
Posted By Hennepinboy
Waste Oil Heater

I almost burned my garage down with a waste oil heater that was in an article in Mother Earth News. The heater was near impossible to control, you had to watch it contently, as the space temperature...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Hennepinboy
I have good success repair pull cylinder studs...

I have good success repair pull cylinder studs using the HPD jig. Even with Heli Coils having been installed there is still enough metal left to drill and tap for the HPD insert. The bushing makes...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,965
Posted By Hennepinboy
Sticky Rope

I agree with the above post. Forget the costly tire plugging kits & get cheap sticky rope kits. Replace it with fresh new kit every year, as they do tend to dry out.
Remember plugging a tire is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Hennepinboy
When the bike dies quickly look at the RID (Rider...

When the bike dies quickly look at the RID (Rider Information Display).
When my Hall Sensor wiring failed (02 R1150RT) the display would go blank and return when the bike could be restarted.
You...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Hennepinboy
Stiff Outboard Tiller Steering

I have started bringing my 85 boat back to life after sitting for 4 years, motorcycling has been my priority. Ride or Fish that was the question.

Outboard 30 hp Johnson Tiller Handle, the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By Hennepinboy
Fair price 83 Honda Trail 110

A guy I work with has a 83 Honda CT-110 that may or may not be for sale. We talked about the bike today, neither would us come out with a price for the bike, just did the dance. I have never seen...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,673
Posted By Hennepinboy
Stand

Avoid the POS Harbor Frieght stand, I have one and it works just well enough to piss me off and not poorly enought to get rid of.
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,298
Posted By Hennepinboy
Tire Mounting

Try mounting a rear tire with two rim locks and ice spiked tire, it can be done with out ripping too much hide off you body.
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,965
Posted By Hennepinboy
Broken Hinge

Check the hinges, I have a Larson full view and had the same problem when one of the die cast hinges broke allowing the door to sag. I moved a good hinge from the middle to the top somewhat...
Forum: The Garage 11-06-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,284
Posted By Hennepinboy
Home Build Tire Changing Stand

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After completing my home built tire...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,917
Posted By Hennepinboy
What ever you purchace make sure that it has a...

What ever you purchace make sure that it has a full floating rear axle. A low gear range makes a big diffrence 3.73 to 4.10. I perfer the 4.10.
I hauled a 9ft over the cab camper on both light and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,649
Posted By Hennepinboy
Happy with Anakee III tires

I am getting close to 12,000 miles on my first and not last set of Anakee III, very close to the wear bar on the front tire.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 20,085
Posted By Hennepinboy
Don’t despair, removing the engine from a BMW...

Don’t despair, removing the engine from a BMW oilhead is not as difficult as it looks. I spun a rod breing on a 02 R1150RT.
To support bike with the engine removed I build a frame using 2X4 and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 70,446
Posted By Hennepinboy
"What she did tell me was that we should not go...

"What she did tell me was that we should not go to Ross River on the Robert Campbell Highway. She said heavy mining trucks have torn the road up and that it is in terrible shape and nearly...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,088
Posted By Hennepinboy
Ankee III

I have just returned from Alaska riding a set of Anakee III. The tires impressed me; I now have over 11,000 miles on the tires, and am still not to the wear bars. The front is wearing faster than...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 70,446
Posted By Hennepinboy
$49 to stand in ice water for 1 minute, glad we...

$49 to stand in ice water for 1 minute, glad we took the tour.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 70,446
Posted By Hennepinboy
We enjoyed talking to you guy at Coal Creek...

We enjoyed talking to you guy at Coal Creek campground and again at Dead Horse.

My brother and I made it back home safely with no misshaps or breakdowns.

Curt R1200GSA
Ken Wee Strom
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,344
Posted By Hennepinboy
The bolt broke while being installed, it more...

The bolt broke while being installed, it more then likely will come out fairly easy. I would use a square type E-Z Out, twist type just wedge the fastener in tighter. Best if if you can find a left...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,642
Posted By Hennepinboy
My brother and I rode the Dalton last week. The...

My brother and I rode the Dalton last week. The trip north from Coldfoot to Deadhorse was very easy. The trip south it was a different road. It started raining about 40 miles south of Deadhorse. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By Hennepinboy
Same thing happen to me, mounted new tires, 36...

Same thing happen to me, mounted new tires, 36 miles and I picked up a roll pin in the rear. Plugged the hole with sticky rope, pumped the tire up, rode home. Purchaced a new tire. Kept the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By Hennepinboy
R1200 GSA Showa - WP Shock Info Wanted

Which year did BMW change from using Showa to WP (White Power) shocks on the R1200 GS Adventure? Are the Showa and WP shocks interchangeable?
I have check the part number list from an on-line...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,649
Posted By Hennepinboy
Last weekend I scouted roads for the 2013 BMWMCOM...

Last weekend I scouted roads for the 2013 BMWMCOM Hiawatha Rally GS Ride. 100 miles of hard packed gravel with layer of loose rock, large rocks wet dirt/mud and several water crossings. I was very...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hennepinboy
I also like the ESA, but the Showa started...

I also like the ESA, but the Showa started leaking at 36,000 replacing with Wilber.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By Hennepinboy
Wilber makes a replacement for the Showa ESA...

Wilber makes a replacement for the Showa ESA shock the WESA, using the stock BWM electronics.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-10-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,106
Posted By Hennepinboy
Thank you, I have owned a SPOT locater for a few...

Thank you, I have owned a SPOT locater for a few years and had forgotten the rescue service availability.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-08-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,106
Posted By Hennepinboy
Medical Evacuation Insurance

My brother and I are planning a 5 week bike trip to Alaska and northern Canada this summer. We need a recommendation for Medical Evacuation Insurance. I have found many online with a wide price...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,649
Posted By Hennepinboy
Anakee III in snow

Living in the Northland I only have a couple hundred miles on the Anakee III. 18 miles where in a snow storm, commuted to work, 28'F in the morning, snow and snow drifting across the road on the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Hennepinboy
08 R1200GS Adventure

I had the brake line fail on the road, limped home. The local dealer replace the brake line, free of charge, but would do nothing for the paint damaged by brake fluid.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Hennepinboy
Also interested in feed back on the Anakee 3, how...

Also interested in feed back on the Anakee 3, how do they hand on loose gravel? Do the Anakee 3 skate around or track straight?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Hennepinboy
Thanks, it took a bit more force then I wanted to...

Thanks, it took a bit more force then I wanted to use but the Part #5 unsnapped from Part #1. I sure hate forcing plastic parts:)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Hennepinboy
Removing Beak R1200GSA

Attempting to remove the front beak from a 08 R1200GS Adventure, I have ran into a snag. There appears to be two clips that hold beak Part #1 to a cover inside the fairing Part #5. Is there an easy...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By Hennepinboy
Bolts

Maybe some of European freinds can locate bolts in this size M12 X 1.5 X 80mm to 90mm lenght, I would be willing to pruchase a box of 100, re-selling them 2 at a time to the imates.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,794
Posted By Hennepinboy
Gsa

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Owning a 08 R1200GS Adventure and an 92 Airhead GS, I found the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,384
Posted By Hennepinboy
If I recall properly the tread pitch on the bar...

If I recall properly the tread pitch on the bar ends is 1.50 threads per mm fine thread. 1.75 TPMM coarse thread appears to be the most common in the M12.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Hennepinboy
Cycra Probend on a R1200GSA

Has anyone attempted to install a set of Cycra Probend hand guards on a R1200GSA? Before I order a set I want to make sure that there is enough clearance for the levers and the brake/clutch master...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By Hennepinboy
Tire Inflation

I carry a cheap 12 volt compressor that I strip everything off that it did not need, the plastic case, the fan, and cut the hose to about 8 inches. I left the cord long enough to get to both the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Hennepinboy
Hand Guards 08 R1200GSA

I am installing a set of Barkbusters type hand guards (Moose Racing) on a 08 R1200GSA. Attempting to remove the T-55 Torx bolt that holds the near worthless plastic BMW hand shield (I would not...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Hennepinboy
Micatech

Contact Micatech, they are good people they will tell you what to do.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 98,565
Posted By Hennepinboy
Karoo III

I also have a set on pre-order, looking forward to seeing if they will deliver the claimed mileage life and still grip on mud/sand road surfaces.
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