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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Armydad
Yea, U want the pic and the memory tho ! I think...

Yea, U want the pic and the memory tho ! I think some spikes would've helped a little.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Armydad
Wow, u spent a lot of time on the ground, aye?!

Wow, u spent a lot of time on the ground, aye?!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,064
Posted By Armydad
+2 - had a 990, now an 06 GS, my view on the...

+2 - had a 990, now an 06 GS, my view on the button.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,749
Posted By Armydad
Do u have the TT panniers for those mounts?

Do u have the TT panniers for those mounts?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,749
Posted By Armydad
That plate looks great - why don't u just buy the...

That plate looks great - why don't u just buy the plastic pucks from Tourtech so u can pop it off and on anytime u want to? They're not that expensive, and it will look like OEM stuff. I wish TT...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Armydad
NY weather

Can't believe how nice it is today - got on my stiches, and my shoei and headed down the sandy road, then to the highway - nice hour ride. A little sketchy here and there, but it's just great to ride...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,700
Posted By Armydad
Just go to www.mscdirect.com for any pc of...

Just go to www.mscdirect.com for any pc of machining stuff u want. Pitch gages are cheap - get both.
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,538
Posted By Armydad
I find it very interesting that shops outside the...

I find it very interesting that shops outside the U.S. are using Haas mills. I have over 25 of them, including mini mills and office mills and I think they're ok, but thier tool changers are junk....
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,303
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Views: 278,441
Posted By Armydad
"that's funny right dare, I don't care who yar" !...

"that's funny right dare, I don't care who yar" ! :lol3 :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By Armydad
From the bottom, where it needs to mount: ...

From the bottom, where it needs to mount:

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j30/Jules083/IMAG1163.jpg


As mounted how it should sit:

This is how u can have it - clamp it into position,...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,029
Posted By Armydad
Why dont you just locate new holes in the plastic...

Why dont you just locate new holes in the plastic plate where they need to be, and counter sink them with flat head screws? I did this to mine and its rock solid.
No extra hardware, and you can...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,446
Posted By Armydad
Just went over the Throggs Neck last wed. and...

Just went over the Throggs Neck last wed. and guess what? IT DIDN'T WORK !! Oh, what a surprise !!
All u inmates that said NY / NJ ez-pass readers work 50% of the time are dead on.
I had it in my...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,872
Posted By Armydad
All great stuff, men - love those kids. They used...

All great stuff, men - love those kids. They used tape on the space shuttle too u know!
By the time my older son was 8, he helped build, and was riding his first home made mini bike, by age 12, he...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,872
Posted By Armydad
Ok, 4th axis in my shop rarely gets the...

Ok, 4th axis in my shop rarely gets the oportunity for 3d work of any sort, especialy since we have high speed machines in x,y, and z for that. 99% of it's use is positioning only, but with a good...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,872
Posted By Armydad
I've made circles in 2 axis, i know what u mean....

I've made circles in 2 axis, i know what u mean. Let me know when u get to 5 axis machining with a ball e.m., i've got a ton of jobs waiting for u !
Nice work, (i wish i had the patients) but that's...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22,106
Views: 1,471,151
Posted By Armydad
Better short than never! Merry Christmas to all.

Better short than never! Merry Christmas to all.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Armydad
Good answer, I'll accept that, thank u! That...

Good answer, I'll accept that, thank u!
That being said, i wonder how long it takes for the system to fail under "normal" conditions. I suppose it would depend on climate and outside temp, garaged,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Armydad
Ok, that makes sense to me if the abs actualy...

Ok, that makes sense to me if the abs actualy introduces air, and, or foriegn matter of some sort, but I'm still not clear on the fact that if there was never any air in the system, how can it get...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Armydad
Mine's an 2006 with servo brakes, had 6k mi on it...

Mine's an 2006 with servo brakes, had 6k mi on it when i bought it, put on another 6k, not an once of trouble with anything. I always wondered why you have to flush a totaly closed brake system?...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22,106
Views: 1,471,151
Posted By Armydad
What did u go to Fordham for? (besides yankee...

What did u go to Fordham for? (besides yankee games i mean!)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By Armydad
Had a Calsi on my FJR, and my KTM Adv. - Both...

Had a Calsi on my FJR, and my KTM Adv. - Both were excelent for zero back draft, and buffeting. I was thinking about one for the GS as well, can't wait for your report ! I have the tall BMW screen on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,150
Posted By Armydad
Not to question your expertise, but are you...

Not to question your expertise, but are you absolutely sure you purged all the air from your line? If the servo hits a dry spot, it's like there is no fluid at all in there, which would cause what...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Armydad
All Givi monokey boxes are interchangable, the...

All Givi monokey boxes are interchangable, the V46 is a monokey. You should have no problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,913
Posted By Armydad
"Jim, in your opinion, is it possible for BMW to...

"Jim, in your opinion, is it possible for BMW to make an error? :1drink[/QUOTE] "

I work with mechanical engineers everyday and it never ceases to amaze me how much they prioritize "looks" over...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Armydad
Question Depends on what u mean by "new" - 2011, 2012,...

Depends on what u mean by "new" - 2011, 2012, 2013 ? You might find them all at the dealer as new with no miles, but with a significant price difference. Could range from 12,500. to 14,900. pending...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-13-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By Armydad
Thumb O2 sensors, again

Still got 'em -
If anyone is interested, I have 2 brand new, never used "test" O2 sensor eliminators I bought for my 990, but the bike is gone. Send me a self addressed, post paid, bubble wrapped...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,199,263
Posted By Armydad
Nice - welcome home!

Nice - welcome home!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,199,263
Posted By Armydad
What's not to like dude?! Looks excellent,...

What's not to like dude?! Looks excellent, color's great, clean application, theme match, good job. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,199,263
Posted By Armydad
Got to say that was a great vid. Pics, music,...

Got to say that was a great vid. Pics, music, timing - outstanding ! Thank u for making it, i really enjoyed that, and you're right - that is one of the best sermons you will "hear" if you have ears...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Armydad
U can use it for just about any accessory that...

U can use it for just about any accessory that won't pull more amps than it allows, and that's not very much - i think it's around 5.5 or so, and u can charge your battery thru it if u buy the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Armydad
http://www.amotostuff.com/category/r1200gs_electri...

http://www.amotostuff.com/category/r1200gs_electrical.html
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Armydad
o2 sensor killers

If anyone is interested, I have 2 brand new, never used "test" O2 sensor eliminators I bought for my 990, but the bike is gone. Send me a self addressed, post paid, bubble wrapped mailer and they're...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,078
Posted By Armydad
My 06 says "brake failure" - not so new.

My 06 says "brake failure" - not so new.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,904
Posted By Armydad
Excelent point about the moisture build up, i'l...

Excelent point about the moisture build up, i'l be sure to watch that, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Armydad
My 06 does it a little. I know it's the clutch...

My 06 does it a little. I know it's the clutch simply by design: dry pad plate just like a subaru with a heat spots on the preasure plate. But the good thing is it will probably stay that way for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,904
Posted By Armydad
I solved my cap issue - holds strong, water...

I solved my cap issue - holds strong, water tight, and easy to open and close. Has a rubber wedge washer on the inside:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,904
Posted By Armydad
One on each side looks like it works well for you...

One on each side looks like it works well for you - not too much room on the GS for that though.
Good idea about the the acetone swipe, i'm not crazy about that yellow either.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,904
Posted By Armydad
Don't have side bags - work'n on that, and no,...

Don't have side bags - work'n on that, and no, it's not an adv.
I saved all the mount hardware if i want to use it, only using the frame clamps with 1/4-20 bolts and nuts.
Found a better cap to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By Armydad
Let me know when you are ready to dump the...

Let me know when you are ready to dump the Varios, i got nut'in !
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,182
Posted By Armydad
KTM did this in 2010 with a new 990 - that's how...

KTM did this in 2010 with a new 990 - that's how I got mine. I just looked at Amazon for it and found the same unit with the M/C kit for $899. !! I know BMW and KTM doesn't pay that for it, but it's...
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