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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By Chubb1
I did my valve covers twice. The first was silver...

I did my valve covers twice. The first was silver powder coating, it didnt last, bubbled up in places. The second i had done with (jet coat), i think it was called. Also did the headers with it. All...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,411
Posted By Chubb1
Brisbane to Canberra

Im leaving early on thursday 17th, Just south of the tweed to Canberra, Couple of days there visiting family and then of to the safari. If any one wants to join on the leg to the ACT PM me.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Chubb1
Thanks for your input guys. I ll give it some...

Thanks for your input guys. I ll give it some more thought. They say anodizing stays on up to melting point of the aluminium. She aint gona get that hot. ( I know, magnesium alloy). Either way it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Chubb1
Valve covers

So about a year ago I had my valve covers powder coated. (07GS). The finish came up really good. 8 months later it's started to bubble in areas. Near the fins and around the oil filler. Apparently...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4,924
Views: 779,019
Posted By Chubb1
My home made tool box, fits the hepco becker...

My home made tool box, fits the hepco becker racks. This is version 1 and probably on the narrow side but fits my puncher repair kit and first aid kit nicely. The door is fully removable, no hinges...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,433
Posted By Chubb1
Same

I found the same problem on my 07GS. Mine was seized well and good. Took about 30 min to separate. I now check mine every time I do the FD oil change. Good write up.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,417
Posted By Chubb1
Gs 07

I was pondering about changing mine for ages, as the old rubber was getting tacky. Did a lot of reading up on the topic and decided it had to happen. The old ones peeled off reasonably easy. I bought...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 30,090
Posted By Chubb1
[QUOTE=bmccrary;18665187]Hotel off 28 just south...

[QUOTE=bmccrary;18665187]Hotel off 28 just south of Deals Gap. We nic-named this the bates motel. The old husband and wife that ran the hotel/gas station were as nice as could be but first...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 22,600
Posted By Chubb1
Filters about $25 oil around $60-70 depending on...

Filters about $25 oil around $60-70 depending on your preference obviously.

It seems BMW have changed oil preference again, Now Castrol
Forum: Australia 08-15-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,295
Posted By Chubb1
Super cheap auto

I was in super cheap the other day and saw some grey 33L eskys $59 ea. actually thought they would work quite well as panniers or even top box. They look well made, similar to the tropical brand in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,721
Posted By Chubb1
That bike is way too clean. Get some dirt on it...

That bike is way too clean. Get some dirt on it and get over it. :freaky
Forum: Australia 06-08-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,862
Posted By Chubb1
Hey ripper I've got tokamaks details and was...

Hey ripper
I've got tokamaks details and was going to contact him on sat some time to arrange a ride to nightcap np maybe ??. So PM me with your details and we will sort something out. I'm not one...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,862
Posted By Chubb1
So far nothing planned. I'll be up for a ride if...

So far nothing planned. I'll be up for a ride if you don't mind a GS rhino tagging along.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,862
Posted By Chubb1
Bugger, tied up tomorrow. Yes its shaping up like...

Bugger, tied up tomorrow. Yes its shaping up like a craker of a day. Next Sunday?
Forum: Australia 05-23-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 27,862
Posted By Chubb1
Byron area

Hughey, Bags & Grim
I'm just up the road (kinda), at Potty. I'd be interested in tagging along. Ive done some of those roads you speak of, not a bad run. Let's us know when. As for me, no farm,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,291
Posted By Chubb1
Crunchy or smooth ? :D

Crunchy or smooth ? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By Chubb1
You should be able to see the back plate in the...

You should be able to see the back plate in the oil window. If not you either have too much dirty oil in there or no oil and every thing has smoked up. Mine is an 07 80,000kms and clear as.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,203
Posted By Chubb1
07 GS, 80kms each way for work. Just hate having...

07 GS, 80kms each way for work. Just hate having to take the car when the wife starts to have a worry session. Mind you the mornings are starting to get a bit cool at 5am
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,228
Posted By Chubb1
No prob, just puttn it out there. :freaky

No prob, just puttn it out there. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 564,491
Posted By Chubb1
I'm with him. It's like the proverbial "Are we...

I'm with him. It's like the proverbial "Are we there yet dad?.":D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,228
Posted By Chubb1
After reading all the posts on this, it's sure...

After reading all the posts on this, it's sure gona confuse the shit out of some one?. May be me, I ve always had trouble determining TDC. That mark on the cam just is a bit vague for me. (1200gs...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 47,366
Posted By Chubb1
Ignition module

I found this that I thought was interesting http://www.bmwmotorcycletech.info/ignition.htm. It mentions recommending removal of the ignition module located under the tank area, and re applying heat...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Chubb1
Front brake reservoir

07 GS non servo
Can any one tell me the answer to this. I removed the cap to my front brake reservoir thinking it was over filled, cause I had some leakage. Suspect now the cap was not on tight...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,151
Posted By Chubb1
This is so fucking funny. And it so true. I just...

This is so fucking funny. And it so true. I just moved from there some 10 months ago. Lived there for 5 years. Man, never again. Work keeps asking me if I can go back to fill in for a while, like...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,810
Posted By Chubb1
I bet you were riding along thinking "I'd better...

I bet you were riding along thinking "I'd better keep Clear of that". :rofl
You trying to dig your way out with a screwdriver ?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,794
Posted By Chubb1
Good point. And I always thought it was me. I...

Good point.
And I always thought it was me. I feel a lot better now.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,794
Posted By Chubb1
In a word. Yes. Usually happens when I try...

In a word. Yes. Usually happens when I try something stupid. Then I say to my self " I knew that was going to happen". Doh.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 564,491
Posted By Chubb1
Installed

Just carried out my 60 000km service and installed the ice air As factory set. After a short ride I did notice a significant smoothness and more grunt. looking forward to the ice cool. by the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 931,742
Posted By Chubb1
OMG, Quick some one call 000 or 911 what ever,...

OMG, Quick some one call 000 or 911 what ever, there's a clolapsed rider next to a GS. May have suffered exhaustion from lifting his bike up right!!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,797
Posted By Chubb1
Jdbalt It cost about $100 for the plate and...

Jdbalt
It cost about $100 for the plate and lazer cutting. The powder coating I had done with some other stuff. But minimum charge usually for powder coating is $30 - $40?.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 149,797
Posted By Chubb1
Rear rack I made. Had 4mm plate steel lazier cut...

Rear rack I made. Had 4mm plate steel lazier cut then Bent and powder coated. I normally carry like a luggage roll. Work good for me.313067


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Forum: Australia 02-03-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,168
Posted By Chubb1
I've got anakees front and rear on my GS07. How...

I've got anakees front and rear on my GS07. How ever I do mostly tar. Off road hasn't been too bad, as suggested something more gripper for the front could be the way to go. That's my 2cents:D
Forum: Australia 02-02-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,100
Posted By Chubb1
Thinken

Just thinking of a way to tell the wife I'll be missing for a week or so. Not sure how that will go. It will use the last of my leave which she kind of counts on. Oh the delema of it all. I'll keep...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Chubb1
Matt

Thanks for the tip. I'll put that $100 towards something better.
Forum: Australia 01-31-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Chubb1
Biker Gear

Has any one had experiances with this range. Seem inexpensive, Bit hard to tell from the pictures but the jackets could be ok. Australian Made from what I can tell.:ear
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Forum: Australia 01-29-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,134
Posted By Chubb1
What ever

Nathan,
I read your book a couple of months ago. I'm not one for reading many books, I might read one every 3 years. I thought it was a great story a good read. As for critics, what ever. They only...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 131,085
Posted By Chubb1
Abba

Stuck in a traffic jamb yesterday between kingscliff and tweed on the hiigh way. ( bumper to bumper, it was crap). But I could hear ABBA In the background slowly getting louder. Then a goldwing went...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Chubb1
PM Sent

PM sent
Forum: Australia 12-29-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Chubb1
Sent

PM sent
Forum: Australia 12-29-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Chubb1
Tweed coast hinterland area

I've recently moved to this area and wondered if any one in the forum is from around here. More specifically kingscliff to Byron. I'm trying to source some good fire trails in the hills around here. ...
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