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Forum: Vendors 07-07-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,217
Posted By TexasMule
Hi-Viz would be great on a dark jacket.

Hi-Viz would be great on a dark jacket.
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By TexasMule
Unethical vendors drive me crazy

I've been trying to get a pair of TXC AirTech boots from Motostorm for almost 6 weeks.

Filippo Quadrelli stated he shipped the boots last Friday and provided a tracking number. End of story,...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,424
Posted By TexasMule
Unfortunately my buying experience is quite the...

Unfortunately my buying experience is quite the opposite.

Ordered a paid of TCX Gore-Tex Airtechs on May 5, still waiting for them to
"arrive" in Italy so they can ship them. Find it hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By TexasMule
Why did the Katoom go from HB plastic cases to...

Why did the Katoom go from HB plastic cases to metal during the video?

I'm at work and didn't listen to the vid with the sound on. (if there was an explanation).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,892
Posted By TexasMule
You velly smart man Mr. Dan...:rofl

You velly smart man Mr. Dan...:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By TexasMule
Bowden boxes ARE a pain in the ass to get...

Bowden boxes ARE a pain in the ass to get out....fortunately you rarely have to do it. :D
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,573
Posted By TexasMule
Just to add to the discussion. I have a...

Just to add to the discussion.

I have a Nolan 104 and had to use the "stick on" base, but it works just fine. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 542,499
Posted By TexasMule
Mulewife put the pillow spacers in hers also. ...

Mulewife put the pillow spacers in hers also. Helped with the speaker volume. We were using Cardos on the first half of the trip and she couldn't get them loud enough to work well with the speaker...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 542,499
Posted By TexasMule
Bought a set of Sena at the MOA Rally and I...

Bought a set of Sena at the MOA Rally and I installed one in MuleWife's NeoTec
in less than 10 minutes.

Wore them on the way home, and we LOVE them.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,263
Posted By TexasMule
Man, you're asking me to remember something from...

Man, you're asking me to remember something from 2005ish? :lol3

I think it started with H??? Out of Germany. Surely someone will come along to help me. :deal

I looked through all my bookmarks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,191
Posted By TexasMule
Jet Hot coated pipes will not (should not) blue. ...

Jet Hot coated pipes will not (should not) blue. Most BMW pipes sent to Jet Hot are already blued, and this cures that phenomena.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,263
Posted By TexasMule
I feel your pain

On the way home from WestFest 2007 my son was riding the Mule and he came to a stoplight, and the bike basically died. MuleWife and I ride up about an hour later (he left early to head home), and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,191
Posted By TexasMule
They may have been polished, it's been a while...

They may have been polished, it's been a while since they were done by Jet Hot - 2007. But you can see what they look like with about 25K on them.

Sorry, I can't remember better. CRS kicking...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,191
Posted By TexasMule
Had my '04 ADV done in satin silver. Held up...

Had my '04 ADV done in satin silver. Held up pretty well. Bike went to
Prudhoe with a different owner, not sure how it handled the sodium chloride
in Alaska.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,831
Posted By TexasMule
What's up my brutha Dale? Long time my friend....

What's up my brutha Dale? Long time my friend. :wave
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,831
Posted By TexasMule
Doug, What did you use to "tap" in the seal....

Doug,

What did you use to "tap" in the seal. A piece of wood? A drift?

Just curious.

TM
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 99,292
Posted By TexasMule
You really can't be that naive...:rofl Let's...

You really can't be that naive...:rofl

Let's see - international company, a HUMONGOUS marketing department, and their marketing obviously works. Do you remember NEW COKE?

I could site another...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,188
Posted By TexasMule
Yeppers, my R1150RT has both self cancelling turn...

Yeppers, my R1150RT has both self cancelling turn signals, and push once for on, and again for off. :clap

Sweet as buttah.

Shame about y'alls CANBUS machines....:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By TexasMule
Man, way more information than I expected. :rofl ...

Man, way more information than I expected. :rofl

Thanks for all of it, I learned that lean running is actually cooler, always thought the opposite.

The temperature gauge bounced all over...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By TexasMule
Wink Right cylinder running hotter than left

As the title says.

Playing around with a thermal gun tonight and determined that my right cylinder is running significantly (+30-40F) hotter than the left.

I know this indicates it's running...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By TexasMule
I think that sensor has to do with checking the...

I think that sensor has to do with checking the oil level at start up.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By TexasMule
What's an "oil leveling switch" (#16) and its...

What's an "oil leveling switch" (#16) and its purpose?

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0005264.png?v=05012012

My R1150RT doesn't have one....
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By TexasMule
Eh? 2007 1200GSAdv Running Hot

Tx Medic just came back from taking the Austin FD exam and his ADV ran hot the entire time.

The bike runs at 4 small and the bottom big bar when it's cool outside.

When the temps are over 90F...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,082
Posted By TexasMule
Cry Did any ADVers win the Triumph Explorer Contest?

Surely someone on this site was one of the lucky 13. I assume the winners
have been notified. :cry

Triumph Explorer Contest (http://www.triumphadventure.com/en/win-an-adventure/)
...
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23,998
Views: 4,351,624
Posted By TexasMule
Seriously, an idiot light...:huh

Seriously, an idiot light...:huh
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23,998
Views: 4,351,624
Posted By TexasMule
Been looking at the S10 as my next bike. ...

Been looking at the S10 as my next bike.

Have a question....where's the water temp gauge?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=309040&stc=1&d=1325374178
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,217
Posted By TexasMule
These pins are a great design and outstanding quality!

Everyone that buys these pins have been completely satisfied. Glad to see that the tradition continues.:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By TexasMule
I did mine the same as the Rat.... ...

I did mine the same as the Rat....

http://bill-and-sue.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2004-R1150GS-ADV/IMG1161/621381636_J595R-L.jpg

For the same reasons brought up by Drone.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,436
Posted By TexasMule
I never had any problem with my GSADV in the...

I never had any problem with my GSADV in the years I owned it. Changed the filter every 12k since it was so easy.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,428,311
Posted By TexasMule
I have the same opinion about car manufacturers. ...

I have the same opinion about car manufacturers.

Try buying a "small" pickup today, good luck. :deal
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,428,311
Posted By TexasMule
Yeah, bike manufacturers never increase the CCs...

Yeah, bike manufacturers never increase the CCs of a motorcycle. :nod

KTM 950- KTM990

R1100GS-R1150GS-R1200GS
R850R-R1100R-R1150R-R1200R
K1200GT-K1300GT

Harley Davidson (don't even know...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,428,311
Posted By TexasMule
Test rode one, not impressed, didn't have the low...

Test rode one, not impressed, didn't have the low end grunt of my F800GS, nor did it have the gobs of torque/hp of my 1050 Tiger. It was neither fish nor fowl.

If I wanted a road bike, I'd get...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,428,311
Posted By TexasMule
Short answer - I ride them, day in day out, rain...

Short answer - I ride them, day in day out, rain or shine and put miles on them.

Long answer - Seriously, I think Tigers are one of the best bargains in the motorcycle world. I acquired my first...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5,785
Views: 1,428,311
Posted By TexasMule
Not a great pic

of my '07. Third 1050, all have been great bikes. She takes me to work everyday, as well as across the country. Can't ask for much more than that. :deal (but if Triumph wanted to improve the bags,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By TexasMule
Had it done. A few years back. I took the bags...

Had it done. A few years back. I took the bags apart to make it easier on the applicator.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,519
Posted By TexasMule
You could always..

go with Rhino lining as I did with my GSA bags.

http://bill-and-sue.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2004-R1150GS-ADV/IMG1170/621383155_Do3B9-L.jpg

adds a little weight, but it's beyond tough.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By TexasMule
Putting the bike on the centerstand was always a...

Putting the bike on the centerstand was always a PITA because of the rear pegs. The peg packers didn't make it all that much worse.

Until I hit Ms. Moose, they were doing an outstanding job. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By TexasMule
They're Kriega 10s. They fit pretty well but if...

They're Kriega 10s. They fit pretty well but if you look closely at the photo you'll see I added an additional strap around the middle of the bag. The white strap is new since the original black...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By TexasMule
I highly recommend Kriegas. They take a beating...

I highly recommend Kriegas. They take a beating and still hold up.

After striking a moose on the Cassier last year.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,731
Posted By TexasMule
I normally respect most of your opinions Bobby,...

I normally respect most of your opinions Bobby, but to make a statement that selling parts at a 20% discount from MSRP would cause a dealership to go out of business is disingenuous in the extreme,...
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