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Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 04:43 PM
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Posted By marchyman
The rugged AMPS mount? Instructions are here...

The rugged AMPS mount? Instructions are here (http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/Montana_rugged_mount_instr_web_ML.pdf). Cables are for power +, power -, data in, date out, data ground, and audio.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:31 PM
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Posted By marchyman
:nod It seemed pretty obvious to me that my pic...

:nod It seemed pretty obvious to me that my pic would eventually lead to yours if I left things alone.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:32 PM
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Posted By marchyman
Why I'm removing my upper chain roller ...

Why I'm removing my upper chain roller

http://www.snafu.org/pics/dr650se/2015/0201-chain-roller/p-150321403-1842.jpg
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:46 PM
Replies: 103,865
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Posted By marchyman
You mean I'm not supposed to leave the key in the...

You mean I'm not supposed to leave the key in the ignition when parking the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 1,032,263
Posted By marchyman
??? Cycle ignition and the plug is energized...

???

Cycle ignition and the plug is energized again. OK, I don't KNOW that for a fact, but am assuming it works that way as that's how the earlier bikes worked. I suppose it is possible that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6,061
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Posted By marchyman
There are other threads on this subject. It...

There are other threads on this subject. It seems to be a per bike (not per model or per year) failing. Some bikes suck, others are perfectly fine; this proven with IR thermometers. You might...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 103,865
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Posted By marchyman
Sigh... the lazy bastard in me wonders how I ever...

Sigh... the lazy bastard in me wonders how I ever get anything done.

I didn't break out the air impact yesterday because I was lazy and in a hurry. Of course that meant spending a bunch of time...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 103,865
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Posted By marchyman
Tried the impact driver. Didn't seem to help. ...

Tried the impact driver. Didn't seem to help. I'm going to grab the weight with a pair of pliers wrapped in leather and get out the air impact. If that doesn't do the job (and I suspect it wont)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 503,606
Posted By marchyman
Expensive Lightweight collapsible stoves:...

Expensive Lightweight collapsible stoves: http://store.kifaru.net/box-stoves-stainless-steel-p87.aspx

If I was one to camp in the snow I might consider such a thing. Since I don't my wallet is...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,600
Posted By marchyman
I keep one of those in my desk drawer and usually...

I keep one of those in my desk drawer and usually use it in place of a ruler. It's old enough now that when fully closed I can see light through the gap between both inside and outside arms. Still...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,600
Posted By marchyman
I have one of these:...

I have one of these: http://www.matcotools.com/catalog/product/DC601B/0-6-ELECTRONIC-DIGITAL-CALIPER/

It was a gift. It feels good, but eats batteries. One reason for that is it is all too easy...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 103,865
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Posted By marchyman
Removing bar ends ?

I'm trying to remove my bar ends as part of mounting some real hand guards. Trying, not succeeding. What am I doing wrong?

When I turn the screw the bar end also rotates. They are very hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,560
Posted By marchyman
When I think of Pex I think of flexible pipe for...

When I think of Pex I think of flexible pipe for plumbing. The wire sheath I've seen is sometimes called PET (it's made from polyethylene terepthalate, aka PT or PET) and can be ordered in various...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,952
Posted By marchyman
On my wethead I mount them them behind the...

On my wethead I mount them them behind the radiator across the front of the engine case, behind the telelever A Arm. It works well.

Right bag is my kitchen and coffee making supplies. Left bag...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,414
Posted By marchyman
If he's buying them for a dr650 it's not an...

If he's buying them for a dr650 it's not an issue, anyway :deal
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,414
Posted By marchyman
Load and speed rating 69: 325 kg Q: 100 MPH

Load and speed rating

69: 325 kg
Q: 100 MPH
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6,061
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Posted By marchyman
To confirm the service in the on-board...

To confirm the service in the on-board documentation:

Remove the owners manual from where ever you've hidden it.
Find the pages in the back that record service info.
Write the date and mileage...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-20-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11,717
Views: 1,424,321
Posted By marchyman
My workflow may be the opposite of yours. I...

My workflow may be the opposite of yours. I start in basecamp by creating a new list. Then I create waypoints and add them to that list. If the desired waypoint already exists I copy it to the new...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 103,865
Views: 20,539,735
Posted By marchyman
Depends upon the power band, no? On a two smoke...

Depends upon the power band, no? On a two smoke with a tight power band, for example, it makes sense to keep the throttle in the power band and modulate speed using the clutch. On a bike with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 1,032,263
Posted By marchyman
:clap :clap with the camera running. Fine...

:clap :clap with the camera running. Fine planning, sir, fine planning. You are to be congratulated. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 1,032,263
Posted By marchyman
If you are REALLY cheap you'll throw the...

If you are REALLY cheap you'll throw the appropriate size allen wrench in your kit in a quick access location. Or an L Torx if your bike uses Torx. Not quite as fast as a 10 second change... ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 76,712
Posted By marchyman
Shifting's fine even when compared to...

Shifting's fine even when compared to non-beemers. Clutch engagement, on the other hand..... I wish the GS was as consistent as my dr650.

Edit: I'm only speaking for my particular bike and am...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,251
Posted By marchyman
Unless you come to a quick stop on a downhill...

Unless you come to a quick stop on a downhill grade :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,251
Posted By marchyman
They do that. The replacement circlip is likely...

They do that. The replacement circlip is likely to get lost, too, if my experience is common. Instead of getting a third circlip that was all too likely to fall off I wrapped a bit of safety wire...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,414
Posted By marchyman
With his test protocol one tire doesn't last long...

With his test protocol one tire doesn't last long enough for him to know if he likes it or not :deal :lol2

Looking forward to the results.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 104,467
Posted By marchyman
I got 5500 miles out of a Karoo 3 rear. Most of...

I got 5500 miles out of a Karoo 3 rear. Most of those were road miles. The front Karoo 3 is currently at about 9K miles. I'll change the front to a waiting A3 next service (in about 2K miles). ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 103,865
Views: 20,539,735
Posted By marchyman
These? ...

These?

http://www.snafu.org/pics/dr650se/2014/0924-foot-pegs/p-14267-1693.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6,061
Views: 1,032,263
Posted By marchyman
What are you going to do when half the cars on...

What are you going to do when half the cars on the road have some form of adaptive cruise control? Slow down? :poser
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 64,965
Posted By marchyman
Not on a GS, but... I've fixed mild head...

Not on a GS, but...

I've fixed mild head shake by replacing a rear tire
I've fixed mild head shake by replacing steering bearings
I've fixed mild head shake by adjusting rear swing arm bearings...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 103,865
Views: 20,539,735
Posted By marchyman
Except for Suzuki in their operator and service...

Except for Suzuki in their operator and service manuals. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
Posted By marchyman
A new battery is just as likely to fail from an...

A new battery is just as likely to fail from an internal short as an old one. Possibly MORE likely. Check the bike with a second battery. It doesn't take very long.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,872
Posted By marchyman
You can monitor real time values without the app....

You can monitor real time values without the app. The data is also stored on the unit and can be later downloaded as a CSV file. I'm pretty sure you can also clear faults using your tablet or...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 677,322
Posted By marchyman
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-pGwXan1mnTk/VKd...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-pGwXan1mnTk/VKdPHQvX5QI/AAAAAAAAxF4/lEjEIvnrGNo/w1013-h675-no/IO9A1984.jpg

from this post: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25838391&postcount=4754
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-02-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 1,114,916
Posted By marchyman
Dual sports. Great for the streets and narrow...

Dual sports. Great for the streets and narrow alley ways of an urban settings. Also great for the trails in GG park. Unlike the rest of us they can probably get away with going over the curb and...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,779
Views: 1,081,222
Posted By marchyman
Buy the titanium hex set on that link and you'll...

Buy the titanium hex set on that link and you'll lose over 600. That's a lot of to lose :lol2
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 103,865
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Posted By marchyman
It was the 600 mile service which I did at 500...

It was the 600 mile service which I did at 500 miles. So still a new bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 103,865
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Posted By marchyman
Not the best of pics, but you should be able to...

Not the best of pics, but you should be able to see the O-ring.

http://www.snafu.org/pics/dr650se/2014/1006-600-mile-service/p-14280-1000369.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,872
Posted By marchyman
Very true. 16K miles and I haven't yet had a...

Very true. 16K miles and I haven't yet had a need to pull the tank on my wethead.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,872
Posted By marchyman
Pull the tank. Turn on the ignition. You just...

Pull the tank. Turn on the ignition. You just introduced a fault into the system since the bike can't pressurize the fuel system.

There may be other faults that you can introduce, too.

Note:...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6,776
Views: 2,750,633
Posted By marchyman
Only if you use the wrong alcohol. :deal ...

Only if you use the wrong alcohol. :deal

Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) will leave your cooking kit black and sooty. Don't use it. Denatured alcohol (ethanol) burns clean. It burns so...
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