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Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Knee Dragger
Are you talking about the foam / spongy thing...

Are you talking about the foam / spongy thing that kind of looks like a hockey puck?:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,927
Posted By Knee Dragger
I have to wonder if they are waiting for...

I have to wonder if they are waiting for something. Like.. the parts,.. or have people trained to put them on,.. or the goverments's OK to put a band aid on this broken leg, or???
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By Knee Dragger
K1200LT's can have a simular problem. Some times...

K1200LT's can have a simular problem. Some times it is were the zip tie is holding the wire going to the sensor. The wire brakes inside the cable were it flixes on the zip tie. The fix on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By Knee Dragger
Not on my GSA, but ... I bent the trailing arm on...

Not on my GSA, but ... I bent the trailing arm on my K1200LT / Hannigan last winter in Florida by hitting a pot hole.:eek1
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 11,784
Posted By Knee Dragger
From what I understand, Dynabeads where first...

From what I understand, Dynabeads where first used in over the road trucks. The beads move around until they get things balanced. They stay there as truck plots along at a steady pace hour after...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Knee Dragger
When the rear main crank shaft seal started...

When the rear main crank shaft seal started leaking on my '95 R1100GS, it took 3 trys before I got it fixed. The first try was with a home made tool, the second & third was with the $100 BMW tool. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By Knee Dragger
Spectro made BMW NA's oil for a long time. You...

Spectro made BMW NA's oil for a long time. You could just get some Spectro oil to go with your BMW oil & call it good...Or not..:D...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,241
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, ...just a thought...he might want to check...

Well, ...just a thought...he might want to check the front wheel bearings. A frind of mine had the front wheel bearings on a R1150RT get real notchy.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,947
Posted By Knee Dragger
+1 In 1981 I had a 1980 R100T blow over...

+1


In 1981 I had a 1980 R100T blow over in Cody WY. It was in gear, but I had put a cover on my bike & it worked like a sail.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By Knee Dragger
+1 A guy in our local club had his...

+1


A guy in our local club had his sidestand down & broke his neck, he was a quadriplegic until he died 8 years later<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,122
Posted By Knee Dragger
I have Micatechs panniers on my '10GSA. I put a...

I have Micatechs panniers on my '10GSA. I put a tool tube behind the right pannier. I had to make up some brackets to attach the tool tub to the frame of the motorcycle... But... basicly I put the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Knee Dragger
Does the Tom Tom have a battery in it. Maybe it...

Does the Tom Tom have a battery in it. Maybe it is trying charge it's self & the CanBus is letting it.???
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By Knee Dragger
+3 "." . The heaver the sidecar the better. Too...

+3 "." . The heaver the sidecar the better. Too light of car will have you flying the car. It will happen, & if you panic, you will go into oncoming trafic &/or a ditch... or two.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Knee Dragger
My 2010 R1200GSA did the same thing when I went...

My 2010 R1200GSA did the same thing when I went to start it up this last spring. I thought it might be the FPC, so I got a thingy to bypass it. Still no start.. It was under warinty, so my dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, the 1941 BMW 750 ccm,, R75" had a...

Well, the 1941 BMW 750 ccm,, R75" had a differential on the cardan housing of the rear wheel used for the first time in motorcycle building for sidecar drive...

...But ... I think this guy must...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,660
Posted By Knee Dragger
Just a thought,... with the lug bolt head borken...

Just a thought,... with the lug bolt head borken off, there should not be much torque on what is left of it. It might come out with a little work with a little punch & a small hamer...or not :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, the header pipe looks kind of small to me....

Well, the header pipe looks kind of small to me. Like it is for a 250 or something.
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,530
Posted By Knee Dragger
I had a few of there seats before. I had a spring...

I had a few of there seats before. I had a spring break on one of them, but I had a back up seat..so I was good. I had put them sidecar rigs useing 60's /2's with /6 drivetrains in them. I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,305
Posted By Knee Dragger
I put one of the Agri Canister on my '10 GSA. I...

I put one of the Agri Canister on my '10 GSA. I have Micatech paniers on my bike & put the canister on the right side under the panier.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,705
Posted By Knee Dragger
If I need to run uptown or something, I take my...

If I need to run uptown or something, I take my '87 Honda Helix

If my wife is going for a ride, we take our '02 K1200LT/Hannigan 2+2 rig
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By Knee Dragger
You can do what ever you want, but ...Just...

You can do what ever you want, but ...Just FYI...A friend of mine had his Gold Wing set up so it would go with the side stand down. He forgot it was down one day & took off . He ended up the the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,785
Posted By Knee Dragger
If your tank isn't full, it leaves room for...

If your tank isn't full, it leaves room for condensation. Then when that slug of water hits the system thing don't always go too good. When it is real cold out the chances of having problems go up. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Knee Dragger
I used 9 or 10 of $5 harbor freight jobs on bunch...

I used 9 or 10 of $5 harbor freight jobs on bunch of stuff around the house. 12V back up sump pump, cars, motorhome, motorcycles,tractors,ECT.. . I found out that they don't last too long. I scraped...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, I have a set of Micatech Pilot Cases . when...

Well, I have a set of Micatech Pilot Cases . when I get were I am going, I can put my schuberth concept helmet in the right case, & my one piece Roadcrafter in the left case. Unlike other aluminum...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,263
Posted By Knee Dragger
They look good, but you don't set on your eye...

They look good, but you don't set on your eye balls... I wonder what it is for hight... stock GS ? Adventure? higher/lower???
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,293
Posted By Knee Dragger
My 2010 Adventure also made a noise once in a...

My 2010 Adventure also made a noise once in a wile like that when it was cool out. The dealer had put 20W 50 in at the 600 mile check, I changed it to 10W40 the next time it was done. I don't notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,670
Posted By Knee Dragger
I never had a set of Vario bags . But 2 of the...

I never had a set of Vario bags . But 2 of the guys I went to Inuvik with in '07 did. One of them fell in a sandy spot on the Dempster hwy by Eagle Plans. He busted his left bag off, & had to strap...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,171
Posted By Knee Dragger
PM Sent , ... Thanks Tom :D

PM Sent , ... Thanks Tom :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,171
Posted By Knee Dragger
Is it me, ... It looks like you knock bambie's...

Is it me, ... It looks like you knock bambie's head right off :p3rry
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,584
Posted By Knee Dragger
Maybe the camera on a flexible shaft thing in...

Maybe the camera on a flexible shaft thing in thru the oil sight glass hole .
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 154,041
Posted By Knee Dragger
I would say, with peppy la Pu on the sidecar....

I would say, with peppy la Pu on the sidecar. That the owner is a member of S.K.U.N.K.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By Knee Dragger
With my Adventure on the side stand, yes I get on...

With my Adventure on the side stand, yes I get on that way. I have a russell sport seat that is a little higher that the stock Adventure seat. Combine that with me being 5'6+"3/4 "with a 27+1/2"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By Knee Dragger
Just a thought , They might be from the bearings...

Just a thought , They might be from the bearings on the final drive pivot .
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By Knee Dragger
Here is a video of a final drive rebuild...

Here is a video of a final drive rebuild http://www.bmwlt.com/uploads/lt_final_drive_rebuild.wmv

CharlieVT from the BMWLT group is the guy that made the video. I think he knows how to fix BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Knee Dragger
I rekeyed a set of bags once . After I remover...

I rekeyed a set of bags once . After I remover the cylinders I stuck in the new key & filed off any of the when tumblers that were sticking out. Worked for me:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,962
Posted By Knee Dragger
You might want to get that in writing...Just in...

You might want to get that in writing...Just in case they change managers at the "Material Damage Manager" for the region for ICBC . As the Boy Scouts say... Be Prepared... :wave
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,008
Posted By Knee Dragger
Final drive thoughts...My thoughts are a final...

Final drive thoughts...My thoughts are a final drive that is set up properly, should last a quarter million miles. If the drive you get on your bike fails, fix it like CharlieVT ...the LT fellow...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,962
Posted By Knee Dragger
Sorry to hear of your loss. But , ... it...

Sorry to hear of your loss.

But , ... it sounds like your bike didn't go down with out a fight.:gdog
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Knee Dragger
I haven't a clue...But could it be an E-Torx ?...

I haven't a clue...But could it be an E-Torx ? :kbasa
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,571
Posted By Knee Dragger
800 miles is no biggy . But , The stuff you do on...

800 miles is no biggy . But , The stuff you do on the 2010-2011 bikes is a bit different than what is listed at the start of this thread. There is no " Tighten Cylinder Head " & I think the " Check...
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