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Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24,197
Views: 4,139,228
Posted By N1SP
Respoking a rear rim question

Hi folks,
A newbie to a DRZ400S. Bought it to do the western 1/2 of the TAT this coming summer since I had my ass handed to me on the first 1/2 on my R1150GS.:(:
Long story short I'm re-spoking...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By N1SP
Thumbs down The wife & I rode from our home in MD, up through...

The wife & I rode from our home in MD, up through Michigan, through the UP, clockwise around Lake Superior, Georgian Bay, Lake Ontario, coming back into NY @ Ogdensburg in July 2008 on my K1200LTC...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By N1SP
It was warm & humid our 1st night, but cooled off...

It was warm & humid our 1st night, but cooled off just enough to making sleeping fairly comfortable. Seemed like everyone had a fire & with the fact had it had been wet it was really smoky throughout...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By N1SP
Sorry about the slow updates. Our son & DIL...

Sorry about the slow updates.
Our son & DIL were in a car crash (thankfully everyone's OK) so we had the G-kids here for a little while.
I'm also a "hunt'n pecker" which is NOT to be confused with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By N1SP
As I said, neither of us are experienced off-road...

As I said, neither of us are experienced off-road riders & we both agreed that we weren’t out to prove anything to anyone & if we had to take a “big bike go-around” then so be it. We were out to have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By N1SP
June 23<SUP>rd</SUP> was chosen as the start date...

June 23<SUP>rd</SUP> was chosen as the start date giving us 14 days of riding time before the wedding, but we still didn’t have a plan for getting home. Actually, Glen took his title along with the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By N1SP
2 DOGs tangle with the TAT

Yep, yet another TAT ride report & my first attempt to post a ride report here, so bare with me 'cause I think you'll find it entertaining.
We're actually back & I'm putting the "pieces together"...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,816
Posted By N1SP
I bought the dual (2) low beam set up from VVME...

I bought the dual (2) low beam set up from VVME on sale for $30? It had the large ballast which fit nicely under the beak & the best part is I have a spare part of every component in the system.:evil...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By N1SP
I did a review on Hippo Hands a couple of years...

I did a review on Hippo Hands a couple of years ago;

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r4/hippo-hands/ :deal

Greatest things for keeping the hands warm without all of the bulk of a heavy...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By N1SP
Nope! Just ABS. Chris

Nope! Just ABS.
Chris
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By N1SP
If you use a vacuum style bleeder powered by an...

If you use a vacuum style bleeder powered by an air compressor it'll SUCK THEM back for you.
Mine does.:clap
Chris
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By N1SP
Now bear with me because I'm going to compare...

Now bear with me because I'm going to compare this issue with one we had with M-Benz M-116 & 117 V-8 motors back in the late 70's & 80's.
The plastic chain rails would break because the CHAIN...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By N1SP
It would be helpful if you were to include the...

It would be helpful if you were to include the year & model bike you planned to install them on.
Go here:
http://www.webbikeworld.com/lights/hyper-lites/hyper-lites.htm#comments
for a review I did...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,779
Posted By N1SP
What is your concern with the black carbon...

What is your concern with the black carbon deposits?
This is a normal condition in any modern internal combustion motor as long as it's a thin layer.
With the removal of lead from gasolines years...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By N1SP
These are the PIAA's that I have on the LT, am...

These are the PIAA's that I have on the LT, am not impressed with their output & the bulbs are EXPENSIVE! Way over rated IMHO.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=526186
Don't waste...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By N1SP
Watch the classifieds real closely & here: ...

Watch the classifieds real closely & here:
http://www.beemerboneyard.com/index.html
Just scored a set of Ohlins with 2k on them for my '02 GS for the price of 1 shock.
I'm not adversed to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By N1SP
Yo DocW, Go here: ...

Yo DocW,
Go here:
http://www.autoanything.com/lights/69A1329A0A0.aspx
These are the Hella's I was talking about.
Hell, I probably could have bought them 4 U & shipped them there 2 U.
Funny, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By N1SP
I've got a set of Motolites on the forks that...

I've got a set of Motolites on the forks that came off of my totaled '99 K1200LTC with 145k. They work well as conspicuity lites & help fill in the lower area that the HID low beam misses.
Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By N1SP
I've got a '02 1150GS with a set of Motolites...

I've got a '02 1150GS with a set of Motolites that are always on & a set of Hella F200's slaved to the high beam & the idle drops noticeably when they are switched on, but as others have noted I...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By N1SP
Baltimore to LA?

Anyone have any suggestions other than I-70 or I-40 for the most efficient path from Baltimore to LA other than flying?
Got an opportunity to ride SOLO, but I don't have a lot of time so it's going...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,126
Posted By N1SP
On my '99 K1200LTC the original crown bearing...

On my '99 K1200LTC the original crown bearing failed @ 37k. Since I had an extended warranty @ the time I let Bob's replace the entire FD. Having been an Automotive Tech for the past 35+ years I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,200
Posted By N1SP
Question [quote=code]so what's the next tag? OK...

[quote=code]so what's the next tag?

OK DOZER1, you snatched the last one so where's the next one????
Preverted, I mean , inquirying minds want to know.
Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,200
Posted By N1SP
Bluhduh If I had been on the FJR I would have blown past...

If I had been on the FJR I would have blown past it & never seen it.:eek1
I had the GS. The LT sits a lot now.
I was lucky not to get run over in the light fog this am by the commuters what with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2009, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,200
Posted By N1SP
:ddog SON OF A BIT#* I was there @ 6:43am this...

:ddog SON OF A BIT#*
I was there @ 6:43am this morning!!!!!
Chris
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11,469
Views: 710,200
Posted By N1SP
Rats!!

MAN, had the camera today & was going to tag my 1st.
Guess I'd better get up a whole earlier to beat this bunch of FF's.
CHris
I know where the new spot is :))
Might have to be late for work...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,242
Posted By N1SP
Be sure to check the air gap @ different points...

Be sure to check the air gap @ different points around the toothed wheel. It's possible the toothed wheel is bent & the gap fluctuates too much.
You've got a shim that's marked "ABS Sensor" in your...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,842
Posted By N1SP
I made a bracket that is mounted @ the bottom of...

I made a bracket that is mounted @ the bottom of the speedo & just above the idiot lights. I then zip tied the the meter after wrapping it in a piece of clear heavy-duty shower curtain.
I opted to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By N1SP
Have you checked for any vacuum leaks? @ work...

Have you checked for any vacuum leaks?
@ work we use a inverted hand held propane torch, WITH NO FLAME, & the head reduced to a small tubing & let the gas slowly flow around any possible points of...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By N1SP
You might want to check out this site: ...

You might want to check out this site:
http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-helmets/visors/akuma-gemini-aegis-visor/
Send Rick a messgae & he'll fill you in on all he knows about them.
Neat...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By N1SP
I've used the following method for the past 8...

I've used the following method for the past 8 years & it works fine. Since I've had 2 bikes on & off I keep the controller with me so I can move it from bike to bike, but even when I didn't have 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 62,642
Posted By N1SP
Go with the Dual Kit!!!

BUy the dual headlight kit even if you're thinking of doing just the low beam. This leaves you with a spare bulb & ballist, for less than the cost of a replacement, should you ever need one.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By N1SP
Thumbs down Star-com not for 2-up

I bought a StarCom unit a couple of years ago for use on my K1200LT when riding 2-up. This was the biggest piece of shit.
The passenger speaker would never mute so I was treated to a ton of noise...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By N1SP
Gs ??

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycles/bmw-r-1150-gs/I'm no expert since I bought my 1st GS this spring, like you an '02 R1150 GS, with 4,125 miles, but I'll let you know what I've experinced thus...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,513
Posted By N1SP
Final drive bearing

Before I got my '02 1150GS this spring I had a '99 K1200LT that I put 145k on & had 2 final drive failures.
The 1st @ 37k, the 2nd 78k later.
I totaled that LT last Jan & bought my buddy's '00...
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By N1SP
Hi guys, The most common cause for the ESP/BAS...

Hi guys,
The most common cause for the ESP/BAS lights is the brake light switch.
The switch is a double acting switch with one set of contacts that are "normally open" while the other is "normally...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By N1SP
I'm not near my wiring diagram, but the clock...

I'm not near my wiring diagram, but the clock requires one of the supply wires to be "hot" all of the time in order to continue keeping time even though the key is off. If that power supply is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By N1SP
Eh? Problem resoved

:rofl
OK, took the tank off, ohm'd out both sensors which measured aprox 130 ohms each with no "opens".
Checked to see that the pump actuates & that all of the connections were tight including all...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By N1SP
Yes, I found that site when searching. The...

Yes,
I found that site when searching.
The brakes feel fine & the brake light works properly.
Anybody know if the faults are stored as "Hard" codes that remain even if I was to disconnect the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By N1SP
Yes, another ABS question

I HAVE serched to FAQ & halls of wisdom, but have not come up with the answer to my delima.
This afternoon on the way from from a crappy day @ work, this nOOb managed to slide into the gravel @ the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By N1SP
Thumb Battery tenders ONLY

Put the charger on the shelf, you might need it someday.
Go out & buy yourself a Battery Tender that will work on all types of batteries, (gel, AGM, standard, etc)
Battery chargers once set will...
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