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Forum: Road warriors Today, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
The oil filter comes out easily but will drip on...

The oil filter comes out easily but will drip on the headers unless you first cover them with something like aluminum foil which is what I do. Same on my 919.
Forum: Road warriors Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
One advantage of the newer 92-2003 bikes is they...

One advantage of the newer 92-2003 bikes is they are designed for 10% ethanol, 87 octane fuel.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,588
Posted By milo
LOL thank goodness! Harley's new 2014+...

LOL thank goodness!

Harley's new 2014+ hydraulic clutches have had problems and recalls. I have bikes with both, and other than keeping the clutch cable free-play adjusted I see NO advantage to a...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 02:44 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,588
Posted By milo
I noticed a little heat coming from the cat and...

I noticed a little heat coming from the cat and chose to eliminate it. I also tuned it with a FP3 which probably cools it a bit.

Road King is the touring model without a radio, intercom system,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,593
Posted By milo
The SR400 does have the nice retro street look...

The SR400 does have the nice retro street look but if you can get over styling a DR650 (including a Corbin flat seat) is much less money and it can do everything a SR400 does on the street, plus much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,588
Posted By milo
Most sport bike "riders" are a fucking joke. The...

Most sport bike "riders" are a fucking joke. The guys I'm talking about wave at other helmetless, bandana wearing sport bike riders as they impress each other by getting hard-ons lofting their front...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
Very nice zetabird. That's a heck of a nice...

Very nice zetabird. That's a heck of a nice motorcycle for $2,500 and it has the back rest and case guards to boot!
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,588
Posted By milo
If the 20" shield height is OK for you I'd just...

If the 20" shield height is OK for you I'd just leave it on. The recurve supposedly makes the shield deflect air about the same as a 2" taller non-recurve. I liked the way the stock shield blocked...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,588
Posted By milo
Thanks Dave! ...

Thanks Dave!





http://www.longrideshields.com/product_p/rke9413.htm

Stock height is 20" and the top edge was right in my line of sight. I went with a 18" recurve (polycarbonate).
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 11,588
Posted By milo
I have heard some say this but I'll just state...

I have heard some say this but I'll just state neither my 09 Electra Glide or current 2015 Road King's air shocks ever leaked. It's not the greatest suspension but it works OK, every bit as well as...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 62,843
Posted By milo
Curious what they priced at? I recently bought an...

Curious what they priced at? I recently bought an 07 and probably paid too much (high retail) but it seems to be a nice one and I like it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,106
Posted By milo
Are you certain this is the case? I wondered...

Are you certain this is the case? I wondered about that too but decided surely they would allow for oiled threads, I mean it is a oil drain plug after all? I will say though when I used a torque...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 61,472
Posted By milo
That's a good picture. Your Dyna and GS...

That's a good picture. Your Dyna and GS compliment each other nicely, completely different rides.
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 94,557
Posted By milo
Was it here I saw the post by a lady in the UK...

Was it here I saw the post by a lady in the UK with a 919 Hornet that was experiencing horrible smell coming from the exhaust? Long story short Honda Japan sent her dealer a catalytic converter to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 765,061
Posted By milo
There's a heck of a deal on clean 08 Dyna FXD at...

There's a heck of a deal on clean 08 Dyna FXD at the local Mercedes/Toyota dealer the bike looks perfect and only has 3,100 miles! They were trying to sell it for $9k but lowered it now to $5,990. At...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
Certainly sounds like it's way rich. When they're...

Certainly sounds like it's way rich. When they're jetted and adjusted just right they need choke to start and keep running smoothly for a couple minutes. Stock (too lean) maybe 3-5 minutes.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 765,061
Posted By milo
That's an awesome price, if it's the price. I...

That's an awesome price, if it's the price. I wonder what they want to "tack on" for *"Price, if shown, does not include dealer vehicle freight/preparation, dealer document preparation charges"?

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 765,061
Posted By milo
They do feel a little tighter than they appear. I...

They do feel a little tighter than they appear. I rode my Nighthawk 750 to the dealership last summer just to compare it's riding position to a CB1100 which they had on the floor. I was surprised...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 37,377
Posted By milo
Nice bike, and a great deal too! I think...

Nice bike, and a great deal too!

I think they're pretty dressed up looking as they are. I'm just tweaking anything I feel will improve how it fits and works for me. Seat, rear rack, catless...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By milo
Mine's hooked up and will probably remain that...

Mine's hooked up and will probably remain that way for a while at least. The thing is if we disconnect it while it's still functional the spring will hold it in the open position (where you'd want it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By milo
They do fail and get stuck, and not always in the...

They do fail and get stuck, and not always in the open position. Lots of threads at this site, here's just one.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By milo
FWIW regarding the flapper. The Remus person from...

FWIW regarding the flapper. The Remus person from Austria I spoke with at the MOA rally told me their testing showed the flapper to slightly help with a dip in the torque curve on Camheads. However...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By milo
13.0? Other than WOT that's pretty rich isn't it?

13.0? Other than WOT that's pretty rich isn't it?
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 37,377
Posted By milo
The sharp edges which *some* chains had to...

The sharp edges which *some* chains had to varying degrees has been corrected. This is why some shoes wore through in 25K while others not until 60. Fortunately while the shoes were getting worn they...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 65,536
Posted By milo
The blue is nice I hadn't seen that before,...

The blue is nice I hadn't seen that before, congratulations. Come on Spring!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By milo
Yes, I like your post. :D But I thought Arizona...

Yes, I like your post. :D But I thought Arizona has emission inspections and w/o the cat will it pass?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,119
Posted By milo
The same signal on my Japanese bikes is about...

The same signal on my Japanese bikes is about where the wheel is so I find using the turn signal switch a little bit awkward too. Because of having to reach around the wheel it's a long stretch for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,119
Posted By milo
Thanks for posting this, that little box is a...

Thanks for posting this, that little box is a great idea.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,119
Posted By milo
A couple comments. Going from a 2012 GSA (which...

A couple comments. Going from a 2012 GSA (which is about the same as your 2009 only louder:D) to a 2014 GSA the first thing I noticed was how much lighter feeling and steering the Wethead is. It's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,462
Posted By milo
Nice post rauchman, I wish you and your wife many...

Nice post rauchman, I wish you and your wife many happy miles together!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,367
Posted By milo
That's the impression I got as well. Basically...

That's the impression I got as well. Basically "when you bring it in for service it's connected to the diagnostic which also communicates directly to BMW for any updates". That's well and good as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By milo
Seems all these BMW's with linked brakes, which...

Seems all these BMW's with linked brakes, which activate the rear every time you touch the front lever, are hard on rear brake pads.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
LOL on a BMW of all things. But vendors say most...

LOL on a BMW of all things. But vendors say most BMW owners are very cheap!
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
It sounds high for a Nighthawk Kurgan but I was...

It sounds high for a Nighthawk Kurgan but I was going to list it for $3,500 with everything and maybe take $3,400-$3,350? The bike is nice probably never left outside, inside of the fuel tank is nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,367
Posted By milo
I don't know for sure but I doubt it. They...

I don't know for sure but I doubt it. They entered the VIN which I assume went to BMW's service site? I wonder if it would make a difference if they actually plugged the bike in enabling it to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,367
Posted By milo
I've been in discussion with my dealer since last...

I've been in discussion with my dealer since last July about the very abrupt/harsh damping on my 14 GSA on surfaces such as broken, patched pavement, after riding for a while. In October they said...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
2000, Mark. Hell I forgot to mention a brand new...

2000, Mark. Hell I forgot to mention a brand new set of tires go with it. The ones on now are getting worn with the rear having maybe 500 miles left so I bought new tires to have available after...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
My preference is to sell it with everything but...

My preference is to sell it with everything but if I can't I'll take the extras off, you have first dibs on the stand Kurgan!
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 1,025,147
Posted By milo
LOL spread the word in Canada that I'm selling a...

LOL spread the word in Canada that I'm selling a nice one with 8,700 miles. Plus it includes all the nice Honda accessories no one wants to pay extra for, including a Corbin seat not shown.:D

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 765,061
Posted By milo
I understand. I've seen red but did Honda even...

I understand. I've seen red but did Honda even bring white ones to the US? It definitely should match your truck if at all possible.:D
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