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Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,092
Posted By Ron Seida
This ^ I built an entire pannier rack on my...

This ^
I built an entire pannier rack on my 1200, never removed the ground from the battery. People who think that this will prevent frying the computer and don't properly ground are in for a rude...
Forum: Canada 10-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Ron Seida
Thanks to everyone who PMd me, I really...

Thanks to everyone who PMd me, I really appreciate the offers. At this time the plan has changed and I will no longer be shipping my bike from Ontario. Thanks again.
Forum: Canada 10-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,706
Posted By Ron Seida
I called a customs officer at the Detroit Windsor...

I called a customs officer at the Detroit Windsor tunnel. He said US Customs only requires a copy of the title and the bill of sale 72 hours prior to crossing, nothing more. I asked him about new...
Forum: Canada 10-06-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 85,077
Posted By Ron Seida
Anyone in Windsor who could help me out?

Hey guys, Todd sent me over here. I'm in Detroit and want to import a bike into Canada. I would like to ship it back to Vancouver from Windsor. I need a place to drop off the crate for a few days to...
Forum: Canada 10-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Ron Seida
Thanks Todd, I apreciate that. I'll let you know...

Thanks Todd, I apreciate that. I'll let you know how it works out.
Forum: Canada 10-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Ron Seida
Anyone in or near Windsor that could help me out?

Hi. I'm currently in the greater Detroit area working on a project. I purchased a bike here and want to import it to Canada, then ship it back to Vancouver. I was hoping I could find someone in the...
Forum: Canada 09-25-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Ron Seida
Thanks for the info, I'll contact him.

Thanks for the info, I'll contact him.
Forum: Canada 09-23-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By Ron Seida
Need a shipping box for my R1150RT in Toronto

Hello. I'm currently in Detroit and I need to ship my bike back to Vancouver. Easiest for me would be to ship it from Toronto, but I need a box. Haven't tried talking to any dealers yet, thought I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ron Seida
I saw the bike the other day and took it for a...

I saw the bike the other day and took it for a good ride. Didn't make an offer ...Nuff said :puke2
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ron Seida
That's some good info there! Thanks :freaky

That's some good info there! Thanks :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ron Seida
Thanks for the input. I read through the thread...

Thanks for the input. I read through the thread index and came to the same conclusion. I'll get the details next week and go from there.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Ron Seida
Buying a used 950, what to look for?

Hi guys, new to orange crush :clap. Next week I will be looking at a 2005 950 with 64k miles on it. I was wondering what the common problems were on this bike? What should I be looking out for? It...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,237
Posted By Ron Seida
Exactly! Upgrade the charging system, maybe add a...

Exactly! Upgrade the charging system, maybe add a Nippondenso starter, as they are much more efficient running and somewhat lighter than the Bosch or Valeo your bike currently has. Definately invest...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow! Did that come from a /2 head? If so, the...

Wow!
Did that come from a /2 head? If so, the steel insert was replaced by an aluminum one, then welded in? Details please :ear
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
In all cases of aluminum i would agree, except...

In all cases of aluminum i would agree, except this one. If you look closely, you can see there is a steel threaded insert pressed into the aluminum. If i were to heat up the head, i would only...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
I have to agree Bill, i've never seen a broken...

I have to agree Bill, i've never seen a broken plug like the one shown... ever! I think you would need to be a ham-fisted hooligan to do that kind of damage :rofl.
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
Thats really interesting :norton. Thanks for the...

Thats really interesting :norton. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
Ive used both copper and silver/nickel with...

Ive used both copper and silver/nickel with similar effects. I really don't think their temperature ratings really apply to us as they're both rated well beyond their expected duty in our case. These...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By Ron Seida
Brake cleaner and a clean cotton rag works well.

Brake cleaner and a clean cotton rag works well.
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
This one was pretty scary! The metal insert is...

This one was pretty scary! The metal insert is only pressed into the head. The moment it broke loose, i wasn't sure if i was spinning the plug, or the insert out of the aluminum. i soaked it with...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,419
Posted By Ron Seida
This is why you put Anti-Seize on your spark plugs!

Listen up kids! Always put Anti-Seize, or any other high temperature non-seizing compound on your sparkplugs so you can avoid the three hours of nervousness i endured today removing a seized...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,675
Posted By Ron Seida
Im curious about this book from Bjetman, but the...

Im curious about this book from Bjetman, but the Great Google cant find it. Could you please provide us a link. Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,675
Posted By Ron Seida
All the tools you need to disassemble the engine...

All the tools you need to disassemble the engine are right here:
http://www.cycleworks.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28_2_10&products_id=4
$222 plus shipping really isn't that bad, and...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,675
Posted By Ron Seida
Like others have mentioned, buy it... now, before...

Like others have mentioned, buy it... now, before someone else does! I have the identical bike sitting on my lift right now in the process of restoration....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,266
Posted By Ron Seida
Bleeding motorcycle brakes.

When i bleed motorcycle brake, this works well for me: If your brake pads are worn out, leave them in until you bleed the system as they will help you. With the calliper mounted on the bike, attach a...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By Ron Seida
Looking for a /2 bearing x-reference

Hi guys. I used to have a link to a /2 bearing x-reference page but can't find it for the life of me! It would really come in handy, not to mention save me a lot of $$$ for my current '60 R60...
Forum: Europe 03-11-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 188,196
Posted By Ron Seida
Touratech IMO 100R in German.

In Canada.
Selling my IMO 100R in German. Price is $400 shipped anywhere! Please see my add here:http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=771986
I also have a special mount for the 650 Dakar for...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By Ron Seida
Here's some current pix of the flywheel....

Here's some current pix of the flywheel....
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 129,729
Posted By Ron Seida
...Wow...its been a while :D. The DR Big is...

...Wow...its been a while :D.
The DR Big is gone, given away as parts and scrap. Unfortunate, but it spent most of its life outside and was for the most part a bad restoration project. Anyway, i...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ron Seida
Larryboy, thanks for the teaser! For those...

Larryboy, thanks for the teaser! For those interested in some hardcore motorcycle porn, go here:http://www.seservice.se/mainpage_en.htm
I agree with you, if someone has the skills to build your own...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow, how inspiring is that?? :tb A few...

Wow, how inspiring is that?? :tb
A few questions then. What size tubing are you using, and did you go with Chro-Mo? And what geometry are you following? Are you going from specs and winging it? Nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ron Seida
Thats exactly what I'm looking for! Thanks for...

Thats exactly what I'm looking for! Thanks for the photo and the input. Say Larry, could you elaborate on what frame that is you modified? K-bike maybe?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ron Seida
This is pretty much what i was wondering. The new...

This is pretty much what i was wondering. The new 1200 motor is very similar to the 1100 and 1150 from what i can tell, and i believe the new 1200 overhead cam engine is nearly the same also. I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow, im kind if surprised! 212 views and not a...

Wow, im kind if surprised! 212 views and not a single photo or link! I guess if i do decide to do this mod, i'll be the first.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,933
Posted By Ron Seida
1200 GS with standard forks?

Has anybody here built a 1200GS front sub-frame for standard forks? I've seen examples for 1100's and 1150's, but haven't found anything for a 1200. I realize the other option is to buy an HP1...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Ron Seida
Well, after researching the part numbers, it...

Well, after researching the part numbers, it appears this model is the "German" model, damn!
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Ron Seida
Touratech IMO language options?

I purchased a used IMO-100R a few weeks ago in really good condition, almost new. Today i installed it and to my dismay, it only reads in German :huh. Am i able to change it to English, or am i going...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ron Seida
+1. What he said. It's a long highway from...

+1. What he said. It's a long highway from Vancouver to Mexico, never had a problem.
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,106
Posted By Ron Seida
Please check your PM.

Please check your PM.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By Ron Seida
I like the Timeserts, you can glue them in with...

I like the Timeserts, you can glue them in with Locktite and they will never come out :evil.
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