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Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By TxDieHart
Fuel Shut off valve

Took a ride saturday, was just admiring how well my 94 R100GS was running, hit a 100mph on a deserted back road and still had plenty of power, I was very happy with the way it was running, then I...
Forum: Latin America 10-15-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,675
Posted By TxDieHart
border crossing hours

check out this site for all your border crossing times. Brownsville is open 24 hours a day. http://apps.cbp.gov/bwt/
You should consider the Los Indios crossing, its just to the west, and avoids...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 257,871
Posted By TxDieHart
air head oil pressure switch

Also Duralast PS158 just paid 7 bucks at auto zone.
You will want to check this out before you start replacing your oil pan gasket. Sure glad I did.

Kerry
94R100GS
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By TxDieHart
like new used bikes

If your looking at BMW you should be able to find a recent model, low mile bike with lots of warranty left. I bought my perfect 99 GS around $3000 less than a new one it still had two years or 33000...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,202
Posted By TxDieHart
Closed Tunnel?

Be sure to arrive well before the ceremony, the last time I went to Real during a festival the tunnel was closed to all but donkey carts hauling the participants in and out of town. We arrived...
Forum: Latin America 05-29-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 982
Posted By TxDieHart
Check out Los Indios

The crossing at Los Indios is South of Harlingen Tx. it is much less crowded and one of the most modern entry points, it's between Brownsville and McAllen. There is no town there, so once you cross...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,871
Posted By TxDieHart
ultimate High side

Last night a 37 year old rider had what may be the ultimate High side. http://www.kiiitv.com/home/7626501.html?video=pop&t=a
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,048
Posted By TxDieHart
Ardys in Mexico

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/222/475241011_0cbef3b105_m.jpg

A buddy of mine ran in to Ardys in Austin and invited her to go to Mexico with us several years ago. I don't think she knew what she...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,587
Posted By TxDieHart
You don't need BMW to fix you cable

Just find any motorcycle shop, they probably can fix it for you. I broke my clutch cable 100 miles south of Mexico City, in Amecameca. I disconnected the cable each end, and pull the broken inner...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,837
Posted By TxDieHart
clean that thing

Your starter needs to be cleaned, its a fairly simple job, no parts need to be replaced see http://www.largiader.com/tech/valeo/ Mine did the same thing at 30,000 miles.
If you want to see if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By TxDieHart
It nothing special

Just buy a bolt, it does nothing but connect the skid plate to the spindle, the bushings above the skid plate and spindle are really two bolts connected by rubber, they are designed to fail upon a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By TxDieHart
OEM won't work

TexBiker,

The stock rear seat will not work with a Corbin front seat, the Corbin front seat comes back further than the stock seat. I have both for my 99GS.

Kerry (TxDieHard)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By TxDieHart
Noth Padre Island

Mustang Island State Park is easy to find and has paved roads, they have 300 non reserved drive up camp sites you should not have a problem finding a space. here is their website ...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By TxDieHart
Gasket remover

Chemical paint stripper, will take it off, it's just paint after all. Hopefully your frame is stripped down for a total paint job, because paint stripper is very damaging to anything nonmetalic, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,918
Posted By TxDieHart
Good Price?

Damien,

are you sure everything has been done to make the PD a good commuter bike? If you commute you probably won't be happy with the stock lighting on the PD, if you want more lights you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,597
Posted By TxDieHart
525 tips

Dug,

I've got 525's on both of my GS's, great lights. I used the PIAA switch on the first pair I bought for my 99, it didn't last in the weather. I've ditched the piaa switch and hooked the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By TxDieHart
hot wire

To find a hot wire that you can use, take the tank off the bike, or take the tank loose and move it back as far as possible. On top of the frame you will see some large multi wire electrical...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By TxDieHart
both plates should be mounted on the same studs,...

both plates should be mounted on the same studs, the rubber bushing your looking at connects two studs and is meant to shear off if you hit some thing with the skid pan. letting the outer pan to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,286
Posted By TxDieHart
black box?

Bear are you talking about the black box on the side of the throttle body, My 99 GS is doing the same thing. It always starts but sometimes it just runs on one cylinder for a short while, then it...
Forum: Face plant 07-26-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,539
Posted By TxDieHart
wrong directions

Nice Idea but you've got the directions wrong, a least according to the MSF they teach to look left, then right, then left again. The idea is that the first vehicle that could cross your path should...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,671
Posted By TxDieHart
Two GS's and two dirt bikes

I have a 94 GS and 99 GS, and two suzuki RL250 trials bikes aren't you suppost to have a spare?

No matter how good of a rider you are on your GS it won't go where a trials bike can. There are...
Forum: Latin America 07-12-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By TxDieHart
Continuing roads

Sparky

I was talking about the riding the coast from Texas to Vera Cruz, the road is pretty far inland, there are roads to the coast North of Tampico but they do not get you to Tampico they are...
Forum: Latin America 07-12-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,713
Posted By TxDieHart
Corpus Christi

Howdy Sparky,
I live in Corpus Christi, the coast is to the left here, how ever it is all ranch land, King Ranch, and there are no roads along the coast. You can take US 77 South which is slighty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,727
Posted By TxDieHart
Start With A Beater

She can buy a 100 to 250 cc used bike that she can learn on, and resell it after she's gotten some experience, cheaper than buying a Harley and dropping it one time. I would look for a used bike...
Forum: Vendors 07-06-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By TxDieHart
PIAA customer service

I agree, I run PIAA 525's on both of my GS's, I was having problems that I thought was a faulty relay, I contacted PIAA and told them what was happening they put a new relay in the mail that day no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,934
Posted By TxDieHart
lots of corn

How bout 150lbs of corn for a deer feeder, tried just stacking three 50 lb bags on the back seat and strapping them down, they shifted and I corned a few miles of county road when the tail pipe...
Forum: Latin America 06-17-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By TxDieHart
Los Indios

Go though Los Indios its a commercial entry point and should not be busy on Sunday, or any other day. There is no town so traffic is very light. Don't worry about the paper work, have your title,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,125
Posted By TxDieHart
Never

I never turn mine off on my 94 GS, guess I'm asking for trouble. If you do turn it off and forget to turn it back on it could be a big problem, ever run out of gas in heavy traffic?
I've Never...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,465
Posted By TxDieHart
buy it now

I paid 4k for my 94 with 28,000 miles thought I made a good deal, if he thinks its too much make him an offer. If its running and been taken care of its a good price, I don't think you'll find...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By TxDieHart
Broken Wire?

I had a very similar problem on my 99 GS. The tail light would work intermittently. I noticed that moving the bars back and forth would make the lights go on and off. I finally chased down a...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,947
Posted By TxDieHart
They will fit, you will have to grind a small...

They will fit, you will have to grind a small section of the hard part on the rear right to get it to fit right, I used a grinder, a file would work. With this exception they go on very easy.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,361
Posted By TxDieHart
Steve, I wear a roadcrafter full suit, I'm...

Steve,

I wear a roadcrafter full suit, I'm 6'4" and at 280 my suit fit was tight but still allowed some room for layering I'm now at 235 and it fits well still. My suit is a 48L. I relly like...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By TxDieHart
Superglue

I would use superglue, for plastic that has cracked but is not deformed. It takes up no room in the crack and if your careful it will be very hard to see.
I've been riding several thousand miles...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-16-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By TxDieHart
Texas inspection

Buy a bike from out of state (Texas)and your are required to get it inspected prior to getting your Texas license plate. The inspection tags must be displayed below your plates, if you don't have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2006, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,739
Posted By TxDieHart
Thats all?

For land transportation
01 Z71 work truck
99 GS1100 for highway riding
94 GS100 for road and trail riding
88 FJ Grand Wagoneer new to me mint 4x4
72 RL250 for where there are no roads
61 vette...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By TxDieHart
its broken

It should lock in, you have to lock it in normally prior to locking in the rear seat. The key for the seat turns clockwise to unlock each seat, the rear seat has to be removed before the front. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2006, 09:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,979
Posted By TxDieHart
aiming lights.

No you cannot aim the 525's seperately, they use a common H4 bulb just like a auto headlight. the aiming is done by moving the entire light.

Kerry
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,979
Posted By TxDieHart
Piaa 525

I'm running 525's on both of my GS, wired to work with the stock lights, no additional switches required. High and low beams mounted in one light, mounted to crash bars with a home made aluminum...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,554
Posted By TxDieHart
Its against the law in Texas

A few years back I was looking at the flood waters from a huge rain we had, at the first road closed sign workers waved me through, the second sign was in the oncoming lane, the road was flooded for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,635
Posted By TxDieHart
Hail storms and big trucks

My most scarry moment was riding through Pueblo Colorado, Picture an eighteen wheeler on both sides of you when you run into a hail storm. No visibility due to the spray from the trucks, afraid to...
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