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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
He's just trying to save you from your wife,...

He's just trying to save you from your wife, RFVC600R. She's not Columbian by any chance?
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
fix/relacement for Rear Torun Signal Stalk?

I have a broken/torn right rear turn signal stalk. I have repaired it temporarily with silicone fusion tape. The part was evidently never sold by itself, and whole turn signals are unobtanium.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By GSBruce
Don't like. Fugly.

Don't like. Fugly.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By GSBruce
GS has lots, ie. more than plenty, of grunt. I...

GS has lots, ie. more than plenty, of grunt. I wouldn't be seen riding an RT, or any non-GS BMW. Suit yourself, but if you ride a RT I will sneer in superiority at you as I pass.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,988,758
Posted By GSBruce
DrAbo is correct; no one speaks for GSBruce...

DrAbo is correct; no one speaks for GSBruce except GSBruce.

You want to know what I think of the t-shirt business, Tam? Let's go at this situation with a reasoned, logical approach. You take a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By GSBruce
You'll be adding more angular displacement to the...

You'll be adding more angular displacement to the driveshaft with likely shortened u-joint life.
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,988,758
Posted By GSBruce
I'll keep watching occasionally - for free. It...

I'll keep watching occasionally - for free. It is nearly impossible not to watch a train wreck. The retinue of passionate fanboy koolaid-drinkers bleating in the background makes it even more...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 70,732
Posted By GSBruce
Really enjoy the report, Phil, when you can be...

Really enjoy the report, Phil, when you can be arsed to dribble out a few more photos and lines of text. And what happened to that sister of yours - what has she got to say for herself? Have you...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 549,471
Posted By GSBruce
I can't fathom why travelers continue to visit...

I can't fathom why travelers continue to visit Bolivia, it sounds like an utter shithole/hellhole.

Why do absolutely no travelers, to my knowledge, visit Paraguay?
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,988,758
Posted By GSBruce
[QUOTE=Tamaralunar;24494315]........Or...

[QUOTE=Tamaralunar;24494315]........Or don’t......../QUOTE]

I won't. Ed's writings have no tangible value; he comes across as some sort of obnoxious egotist/jerk/asshole/legend in his own mind...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
Dibs on your right side panel and front fender;...

Dibs on your right side panel and front fender; PM me with photos and prices.

On the other hand, sack up and fix that pig. There's plenty of free advice here and over on thumpertalk.com to get...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 549,471
Posted By GSBruce
Andi, please fill us in on how you finally got...

Andi, please fill us in on how you finally got your stator sorted. Also, did you ever find any pleasant Bolivians besides the cute girl at the parade?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By GSBruce
A demo bike is not a new bike - it is a used...

A demo bike is not a new bike - it is a used bike. Moreover, it will have been ridden like it was stolen.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By GSBruce
How many miles are on your GS?

How many miles are on your GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,637
Posted By GSBruce
I went with the Spiegler lines a few months...

I went with the Spiegler lines a few months ago/several thousand miles ago and everything seems to work fine. I can't tell any difference in function or feel.

I bought my Spieglers over the parts...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By GSBruce
Drill 4 holes in the floor of the truck, install...

Drill 4 holes in the floor of the truck, install eye bolts. Remove before turning the truck back in.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,637
Posted By GSBruce
This topic cannot be posted too much.

This topic cannot be posted too much.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
That's good to know that the XR600L oil lines...

That's good to know that the XR600L oil lines will fit the XL600R in case of need for replacement.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
That clears that up - I suppose that the LM and...

That clears that up - I suppose that the LM and RMG front brake hoses are unobtanium like the rubber US-version hoses are?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
Plus the attaching hardware, which looks as if it...

Plus the attaching hardware, which looks as if it will cost about as much as the line. That's what I will be doing soon. I assume the XR650L brake line includes the stiff outer housing to make it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,434
Posted By GSBruce
Glad this post got bumped - I know to never buy a...

Glad this post got bumped - I know to never buy a GS with this design FD.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
I think getting the braided hose built will be...

I think getting the braided hose built will be the easy part - the mounting equipment has me perplexed. I will go look at a new XR650L and take some photos and make some measurements and see if that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
Thanks, Torminator. I will see if I can get it...

Thanks, Torminator. I will see if I can get it done from that photo plus the others in your photobucket library.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
Thanks, Torminator. I don't think at all that...

Thanks, Torminator. I don't think at all that that is OEM front brake line on your '83; surely that is not original. Are you the original owner? At any rate, I would appreciate all the photos of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,141
Posted By GSBruce
Flawlessly must mean something different to you...

Flawlessly must mean something different to you than it does to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By GSBruce
Try this guy - he will know what you should do...

Try this guy - he will know what you should do about it. I have no experience with him, but he has been recommended a lot in this and other GS forums and I've never seen a negative word about him.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
Torminator, Please describe in as much...

Torminator,

Please describe in as much detail as you can, with pictures if you can, your front brake line on the 1983 XL600R.

Most of us are running 31 year old rubber hose and your helping us...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
Please tell us more about your bike, Chad. It's...

Please tell us more about your bike, Chad. It's one of the cleanest ones I've seen.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,258
Posted By GSBruce
A main wiring harness for the OP's bike costs...

A main wiring harness for the OP's bike costs somewhere in the neighborhood of $1500 to $1700. The labor to replace it has to be mega$.

It is not reasonable, and should be alarming to all BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By GSBruce
Check this link from ukgser.com. Search - I...

Check this link from ukgser.com. Search - I think there are some other posts there on this subject.

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?364415-R1150GS-Indicator-microswitch-replacement
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By GSBruce
Was this a stock pipe?

Was this a stock pipe?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By GSBruce
Fortunate that you weren't injured or worse. ...

Fortunate that you weren't injured or worse. What was the outcome of the police investigation?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By GSBruce
The best looking GS is the 2000 in black.

The best looking GS is the 2000 in black.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,229,375
Posted By GSBruce
I recommend the Uni filter. Don't lose or break...

I recommend the Uni filter. Don't lose or break that filter frame - it is made of pure unobtanium, but then you have a spare.
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,600
Posted By GSBruce
This too shall pass.

This too shall pass.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By GSBruce
No reply to a customer service inquiry - very...

No reply to a customer service inquiry - very disturbing in light of the cost of this item.
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,363
Posted By GSBruce
Great report. Please tell us about the scooter -...

Great report. Please tell us about the scooter - like what sort of gas mileage you are getting, how much range you get on a tank, what sort of cruising speeds it can handle, etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,875
Posted By GSBruce
Do the Grip Puppies diminish the effectiveness of...

Do the Grip Puppies diminish the effectiveness of the grip heating?
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,296
Posted By GSBruce
Does B-Twins offer an oil cooler grill for the...

Does B-Twins offer an oil cooler grill for the R1150GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By GSBruce
They're not easy to find - I bought one with a...

They're not easy to find - I bought one with a 3/8" inch drive from McMaster-Carr. I also bought a cutout 30 mm socket and an "ordinary" 12 mm from a group buy over on bmwmoa.org. I've also seen...
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