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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By rcrampton
Run's like a champ now.

Run's like a champ now.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-01-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 20,351
Posted By rcrampton
Just came across this spreadsheet for my own TAT...

Just came across this spreadsheet for my own TAT planning. Thanks for sharing. I'd love to see one of these that lists mileage and waypoints or something like that. Maybe I'll come across one later...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By rcrampton
'04 1150GS, just hit 53k miles and plan on...

'04 1150GS, just hit 53k miles and plan on keeping it to 100k (at least).

I've had only a few minor issues: I recently harness wrapped some wire bundles where the sheathing that comes around them...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By rcrampton
I dropped the jet in my wife's ultrasonic jewelry...

I dropped the jet in my wife's ultrasonic jewelry cleaner. Now that I see what a clean jet looks like it's clear that it was very much plugged up.

The broom strand was a great idea. It cleaned out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By rcrampton
That sounds easy and cheap. I guess it's not as...

That sounds easy and cheap. I guess it's not as simple as looking at the jet and saying "it looks clean".

In the mean time I can soak the one I've got, blow compressed air, etc. and see if it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By rcrampton
Cry XR650L Carb Question

I have never worked on a carb before so don't assume I know anything at all about this :ear

My bike ran fine a few weeks ago but last night wouldn't idle with the choke off. From reading around it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rcrampton
Mike, thanks for the correction. I ordered the...

Mike, thanks for the correction. I ordered the wrong part number and will fix it first thing tomorrow. I wondered why that *ONE* part was less expensive that what past posts noted while everything...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks for the pointers and advice. This is an...

Thanks for the pointers and advice. This is an awesome forum.

Parts ordered along with the throttle upper/lower cables to get that part of the bike feeling like new again. It will almost be like...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks. Are these also referred to as "ignition...

Thanks. Are these also referred to as "ignition tubing"?

BMW part #12121342641, $76.11 at A&S BMW.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By rcrampton
Quick 1150GS Stick Coil Question

I've got an '04 1150GS with 50,000 miles on her.

If I pull the secondary plug wire from the right side of my bike it runs terribly. If I pull the secondary from the left side the bike runs fine.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By rcrampton
I don't know beans about springs but I can say...

I don't know beans about springs but I can say I've had better luck using google than the built-in search function. Put something like this into google.com:

site:www.advrider.com OEM progressive...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By rcrampton
hahahahahaha. That's freaking awesome! ...

hahahahahaha. That's freaking awesome!


@Push - nice :)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By rcrampton
GS vs Wild Animals

I no longer need to be jealous of stories of a Hummer running over a Lion on the African prairies, or Elmer Keith spearing a Kudu from 50 yards.

I pulled over in the wilds of North Carolina to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By rcrampton
Nice trip. I'm just North of Durham and have a...

Nice trip. I'm just North of Durham and have a well stocked workshop. if you need anything else while in the area just yell

ray@teamhokies*.*c*o*m* without the "*"'s
Forum: Americas 03-13-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,429
Posted By rcrampton
I ride an 1150GS and can be hard core when it...

I ride an 1150GS and can be hard core when it comes to hours in the saddle. 10-12 hours in the saddle is a nice day of riding for me. if you can average 50 mph (including rest stops) then that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By rcrampton
I have an 04 1150 GS. The brake light will blink...

I have an 04 1150 GS. The brake light will blink until you start rolling and the computer sees the signal from the ABS sensor that the wheel is turning.

On #2 it's hard to say without knowing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks for everyone's comments. I'm definitely...

Thanks for everyone's comments. I'm definitely going to start with a test ride of the G650GS and if it feels good I'll look at the rest of the BMW 650 single line over the years. Also the twin, which...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 117,569
Posted By rcrampton
When I import these into Google Maps, the...

When I import these into Google Maps, the resulting points don't seem to all make sense. There is a general line of points going along the GDR but they're not all in order and there are some that are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks for the comments. I definitely want...

Thanks for the comments.

I definitely want something with a much better road ride than the XR650L. I'd guess the DR and KLR are more like the XRL than an 1150GS. Is the KTM more like the other...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By rcrampton
Considering Move fro 1150GS to Thumper for Touring

So I bought a 2001 XR650L last week. At only 40-some HP it's plenty fast for me (Although I haven't loaded it down with 50+ lbs of gear yet). The $70/year insurance and 50+ MPG has my attention, and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks for all of your advice. I should be the...

Thanks for all of your advice. I should be the proud owner of a 2001 XR650L this week :)

Now on to planning for my GDR and TAT trips!
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks for the responses. Maybe my money is...

Thanks for the responses. Maybe my money is better spent on things other than having a newer bike... And maybe it's not so easy to find a well equipped XRL just by waiting a few weeks for one to pop...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By rcrampton
Questions before buying an XRL

I'm an 1150GS owner, I love my bike but I want another bike for a TAT trip. I've narrowed it down to the XR650L and am looking at used bikes. I think I'll want the following mods from stock (only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,033
Posted By rcrampton
Thanks for the responses. I was thinking of a...

Thanks for the responses. I was thinking of a stock color and figured it would be easiest to swap with someone. A custom paint job would be cool though...

Thanks again.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-15-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,033
Posted By rcrampton
Changing Color of F650GS

What would it cost to change color of an F650GS? Is it just new plastic or is painting required?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By rcrampton
+1, check that carefully, seems the likely cause.

+1, check that carefully, seems the likely cause.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,019
Posted By rcrampton
Nice upgrade, thanks for sharing. Lighting on our...

Nice upgrade, thanks for sharing. Lighting on our instrument panels is really irritating. You'd think a premium motorcycle, with its premium price, could include enough lighting to actually read the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By rcrampton
I've let cars and motorcycles sit for several...

I've let cars and motorcycles sit for several months with a tank of gas and never had a problem except for a time when the tanks wasn't well sealed off. How long did it sit?

It's got to be air,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,004
Posted By rcrampton
FWIW, my hole is where the red dot is at. It was...

FWIW, my hole is where the red dot is at. It was punched rather than drilled, so no shavings.

I have had my bike sit in pouring down rain several times and never noticed any effects from water in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By rcrampton
My '04 will easily lock the wheel up. Maybe time...

My '04 will easily lock the wheel up. Maybe time for a brake flush?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By rcrampton
Yes, the brake light works properly. We must...

Yes, the brake light works properly.

We must have made some mistake bleeding the brakes. Maybe let the fluid get a little low and sucked some air in. It's hard to imagine not bleeding brakes...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By rcrampton
After two hours of screwing around with this,...

After two hours of screwing around with this, Josh used combinations of 4-letter words I've never heard put together before :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By rcrampton
Doh! It's a 2006 :) Jim, that's exactly what...

Doh! It's a 2006 :)

Jim, that's exactly what my first thought was. We bled the brake circuits per your DVD (thanks for producing that). We re-bled them 1.5 more times and we *really* thought we...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By rcrampton
Intermittent Rear Brake Failure

We've got a 2008 1200GS with an intermittent brake failure problem. After turning the ignition on (engine isn't running), the bike goes through its diagnotics, and sometimes ends up with the flashing...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By rcrampton
The fact that it sucked water in at idle really...

The fact that it sucked water in at idle really bothers me. I fired the bike up and watched the water level just in case, out of habit, and I couldn't shut it off fast enough to stop it from sucking...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By rcrampton
Come on guys, don't you have anything else for us?

Come on guys, don't you have anything else for us?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By rcrampton
I doubt it's bad gas. Josh was on fumes when we...

I doubt it's bad gas. Josh was on fumes when we finished so we thought the poor running was because it wasn't getting gas. So we put 2 gallons of my lawnmower gas in, which is from last fall. He...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By rcrampton
This is Ray, the other culprit.... Josh...

This is Ray, the other culprit....

Josh checked the throttle cables to make sure they were hung up.

As a note - we didn't adjust the throttle cables, never even loosened up the lock nuts.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,119
Posted By rcrampton
I like it, kind of like a 5th wheel concept. I...

I like it, kind of like a 5th wheel concept. I can ride that beast to Utah, take all that crap off and set up camp, then ride for a week. Pack up, head to Idaho, set up camp, ride for a week.
...
Forum: Americas 12-23-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,540
Posted By rcrampton
May want a set of tires waiting on you wherever...

May want a set of tires waiting on you wherever you expect to need them.

An AMA membership might be good piece of mind.

Have a great trip, wish we could all do it.
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