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Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 23,517
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks for the build.

Congrats on the "completion" of your build. I have used it as a reference quite a few times working on my bikes.
Colebatch's threads were inspiring also. :clap

Thanks- Sean
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
I used it on my bike, it is not a premix. You...

I used it on my bike, it is not a premix. You have to mix it w/ distilled water.
You need a low silicon coolant.
I have had trouble getting my cylinder bleed before when filling the cooling system...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
I just ordered one too for my spare parts that I...

I just ordered one too for my spare parts that I carry on trips.

Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
650x Rally Fairing :)

You could look at these fairings to : <cite class="_Rm">www.britanniacomposites (http://www.<b>britanniacomposites</b>).com/</cite>
Never had one myself, but have heard some good things about them....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Ohlins

Dan

www.kyleusa.com
Ask for Dan
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Suspension

Swamp- I sent mine to: http://www.konflictmotorsports.com/
James Renazco recommended Alex. Small one man show specializing in
European bikes. Answers the fone and does the work himself.
I got...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Nice post

Nice post on the waterproofing, Should have them put it on Page 1 of this thread for reference.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
You can get an Ohlins for around $760. Yes,...

You can get an Ohlins for around $760.
Yes, They do Rock. Transforms the bike.


Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,214,961
Posted By trailrider71us
BTO Sports

BTO Sports has em for $228 w/ free shipping. They even knock more off at checkout. My total bill was $642 and they knocked off another $60 at checkout.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Front sprocket

There is 2 ways to install the front sprocket. The sprocket itself is marked
"EXT". This side faces out. You won't see it unless you wipe the grime off.
I do not know if any aftermarket sprockets...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,214,961
Posted By trailrider71us
pegs

Snooker- They measure 2.25" front to back, 4.75" wide. Almost an 1"3/8ths wider than stock.

Thanks to all for the input.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,214,961
Posted By trailrider71us
Pro moto billet Adventure pegs

Is any one running the Pro moto billet Adventure pegs?

www.promotobillet.com/i-13389972-gs-gsw-models-650-800-1150-1200-models-1993-2014-adventure-foot-pegs.html...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,214,961
Posted By trailrider71us
Gas Cap

I called TT about the gas cap a month ago and they said it was dicontinued because they had alot of trouble w/ it leaking.:lol3
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,214,961
Posted By trailrider71us
Guards

One of my bikes came w/ it along w/ the radiator crash bars. It is a stout setup for sure.
Sean
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,091
Posted By trailrider71us
Nice

Nice report on the TET. Eastern riding is underrated.
Thanks-Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,744
Views: 1,214,961
Posted By trailrider71us
rear rack

Here is a rear rack that looks pretty good. Never seen one in person, but I know a lot of guys have wanted something like this.
No affiliation.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By trailrider71us
Howzit

So, how is it?
Pics?

Sean
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Shock

[/QUOTE] Difficult question as we all ride differently but I would like to hear some feed back from others about the reliability of the other options out there[/QUOTE]


I am running an Ohlins and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
tires

I would not hesitate to use TKC-80s . Good in all conditions, Use em a lot,
get 3-4k miles on the rears.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Dirty Idle sensor

The main reason the throttle body and idle sensor get dirty is the PCV dumps :puke1 into the airbox. This oily mist plugs everything up w/n 5-10000 miles requiring a reclean. The alternative is to...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,328
Posted By trailrider71us
pegs, shifter and risers

I used the HPN lowering and rearward pegs and this shift lever: http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-5/8500169.html (http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-5/8500169.html)

I also used the bar...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,103
Posted By trailrider71us
Go650X

Good ride report. Reminds me of my 013 COBDR trip.
Gotta love the Xchallenges.:clap
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,916
Views: 1,273,642
Posted By trailrider71us
Spare Fuel pump

Maybe this is 205,so what.
Has anyone used this fuel pump on their G650X?
Thought it would be a nice spare in the tool roll.
A lot cheaper than the OEM pump.
Sean
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,824
Posted By trailrider71us
screen

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/HP2E/8110130.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,824
Posted By trailrider71us
Amen

Amen on the no Gizmo crap! BMW does not build a bike w/o at least ABS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,824
Posted By trailrider71us
Wierd pics.

OK Lucinda-
"Weird stuff keeps happening on this trip. I'll post a photo series if wanted"

Please post some of those weird pics. You are great photographer.
Thanks-Sean
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,824
Posted By trailrider71us
Hot stuff

I put the BMW stuff on mine, It replaces both handgrip assemblies including the controls connected to the handgrips. This gives you a factory On/Off switch. It is a really nice setup, works really...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 38,748
Posted By trailrider71us
In

Rode the COBDR and UTBDR solo last year. Good time was had by all.
Sean
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,181
Posted By trailrider71us
on my way

Going on the R80G/S. It is a pretty good time and alot of good riding in the area.
Sean
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,263
Sticky: TetS
Views: 120,330
Posted By trailrider71us
Aok

Chip- Got it!
Thanks-Sean
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,499
Sticky: Tet
Views: 155,500
Posted By trailrider71us
Got it

Chip-Got the stuff.:evil
Thanks-Sean
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By trailrider71us
Visiting Washington D.C.

Was thinking of visiting DC and looking for some advice.
Tell me if my plan is dumb.
Was thinking of taking my truck camper with my Versa Haul on the receiver hitch and my G650X on it.
Was going...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 2,035,824
Posted By trailrider71us
More please

Please clutter,I'm really enjoying it.You are on a great trip and I like the pics.We are doing the fall harvest here in Wisconsin.It is nice to see someone having a wonderful trip while we are...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,383
Posted By trailrider71us
R69s

There was a R69S on Ebay that was dissasembled (i.e.Basket case)
that sold for around $8500.
Another couple R60/2 I saw recently for $6K w/ a bad engine
another total basket for $3600 firm.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,721
Posted By trailrider71us
Tkc 80

I like the TKC 80 the best on the R80.Good on the street,Even when wet.
Good off road in most conditions.It is a true all arounder.If you have a heavy hand you can wear the rear out sooner than...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,057
Posted By trailrider71us
congrats

That looks like a nice bike.At that price you have room to make some improvements and make it your own.
Good luck and have fun w/ your new GS.
Sean:evil
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks East High,that is the one! Got any...

Thanks East High,that is the one!

Got any pics of your bikes ISDT?
Would love to see 'em.

Sean
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By trailrider71us
HardwareGirl-That is the one I was looking...

HardwareGirl-That is the one I was looking for.Maybe it will turn up.
Nice pic drummer dude.
Sean
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By trailrider71us
Knobbed on a 60/2

Thanks guys,Nice site Pokie.You've had some good adventures on the Pig.
Beater-I did find some pics of Datchews bike.That is a nice one.
Sean
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By trailrider71us
/2 with Knobbies

Any one have a linky to any articles about the guys back country touring on the Earles fork bikes w/ Knobbies.
I know I must be weird to find that intriguing.:lol3

Thanks-Sean
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