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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 154,323
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Ten Years. ...

Ten Years.

http://johnwilliams.smugmug.com/photos/i-LS5Ttrq/0/O/i-LS5Ttrq.png
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 154,323
Posted By Johnny Dakar
That's where I drew the line too. (Though I...

That's where I drew the line too.

(Though I did manage to creep out Doone & Kinvara)

http://johnwilliams.smugmug.com/photos/i-Dm44PjP/0/O/i-Dm44PjP.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
lol...I'll start with the body shop that did all...

lol...I'll start with the body shop that did all the work on my X5.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Awesome, Scotty. Thanks.

Awesome, Scotty. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I plan to try that too. All avenues are being...

I plan to try that too. All avenues are being explored.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Hey guys, just thought I'd put the word out--you...

Hey guys, just thought I'd put the word out--you know those concrete guard pillars they put around gas pumps? Well I smacked one really well with the front right side of my gas tank, leaving a tennis...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 154,323
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Fanboy. :hide

Fanboy. :hide
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,719
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Petition sent, with 735 signatures.

Petition sent, with 735 signatures.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,796
Posted By Johnny Dakar
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<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/83498102?title=0&amp;portrait=0" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a...
Forum: Latin America 01-07-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Johnny Dakar
The Most Awesome Vatos in Ensenada

http://lawoman.smugmug.com/Vacation/Baja-2014/i-x78zmz9/0/X2/smugshot_9175159-X2.jpg

You see this guy? That's Danny Velazquez. Don't let the skater punk look mislead you. He has a degree in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,796
Posted By Johnny Dakar
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,012
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Subscribed. (Thanks, Ray) :lurk Hi...

Subscribed. (Thanks, Ray)

:lurk

Hi Gwennie! :wave
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Shit. I want to buy it, just so I have one when...

Shit. I want to buy it, just so I have one when this one is gone.

http://www.cycletrader.com/listing/2006-BMW-R-Series-GSA-111287442
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Dude. To have less than 10,000 miles on...

Dude. To have less than 10,000 miles on mine...that would be heaven. Just replaced the drive shaft and rolled over 70,000. Still going strong.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I'm in Chula Vista. Just say when & where.

I'm in Chula Vista. Just say when & where.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Those bikes are WAY too clean. :thumb

Those bikes are WAY too clean.

:thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,215
Posted By Johnny Dakar
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Johnny Dakar
There doesn't seem to be any trick to seating the...

There doesn't seem to be any trick to seating the snap ring inside the forward boot, inside the swingarm.

You just need to be really, really patient.

Eventually, you get lucky.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Any suggestions on how to get the snap ring...

Any suggestions on how to get the snap ring inside the rubber boot once it's in the swingarm?

I can get the snap ring into the rubber boot, no problem.

I can get the rubber boot into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 239,137
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Pics or it didn't happen.

Pics or it didn't happen.
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6,659
Views: 1,950,082
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Good lord, Mark.

Good lord, Mark.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
30mm collet, slide hammer, four whacks per side,...

30mm collet, slide hammer, four whacks per side, and the old races are out!

Sadly, left hand's in a cast atm, so can't continue for a couple of weeks! (If I can help it)

But all the parts are...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Dude. I'm a total hunchback. ...

Dude. I'm a total hunchback.

http://rickks.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Charlie-Boorman/i-rFtsrPM/0/X2/IMG_0298-X2.jpg
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30,728
Views: 2,797,268
Posted By Johnny Dakar
"I'm going 'round the world on my...

"I'm going 'round the world on my motorbike!"
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30,728
Views: 2,797,268
Posted By Johnny Dakar
It was pretty cool. I totally creeped out his...

It was pretty cool. I totally creeped out his daughters.

http://johnwilliams.smugmug.com/Other/Charleyride/i-Dm44PjP/0/M/1003188_10200824240662112_752659482_n-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Billdonna, that's exactly the intel I was looking...

Billdonna, that's exactly the intel I was looking for. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
1) Measured the inside diameter of the race....

1) Measured the inside diameter of the race. 32mm. Does that mean I get a 30mm collet? Outer diameter is 40mm. Does that mean I get a 40mm collet? I don't know if the collet sizes are measured open...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Tried that. Didn't work.

Tried that. Didn't work.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Looks like this: ...

Looks like this:

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/46/-/171/989/-/-/223070/Tusk-Bearing-Remover-Collet-40mm

And this:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
That is one fucking serious Dremel Tool. :lol3 I...

That is one fucking serious Dremel Tool. :lol3 I can get a screwdriver under the race, but it ain't moving. Gonna look for a machine shop/mechanic tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
That will be a last resort, Mike. But that's...

That will be a last resort, Mike. But that's definitely an option.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Please see pic #2. Not possible. that ring in the...

Please see pic #2. Not possible. that ring in the bottom? That's part of the swingarm casting. Not part of the race.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Was thinking that. Need some mighty small hooks,...

Was thinking that. Need some mighty small hooks, though. Was going to head over to Harbor Freight to see if they have anything like that. Before I go, I'm going to try some pentrating oil, then heat...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Other end of the swingarm, Scott. And the...

Other end of the swingarm, Scott. And the aluminum's cupped, so banging them out from the opposite side is impossible.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Dremel the race? With what? Some titanium/diamond...

Dremel the race? With what? Some titanium/diamond encrusted wheel grinder?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By Johnny Dakar
R1150GSA Swingarm Bearing Race Needs Removing

And I don't have a clue how to do it.

Here's the problem: Right side bearing disintegrated. Thought I could buy a replacement bearing, keep the old race in, and just use the new roller bearing....
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 527,982
Posted By Johnny Dakar
http://www.zazzle.com/2ridetheworld

http://www.zazzle.com/2ridetheworld
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Old one's gone. BUT...pivots are only...

Old one's gone. BUT...pivots are only $29...cheaper than a big tap bit.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Stripped Female Pivot Pin Threads in Tranny Case-R1150GSA

Had a driveshaft take a dump on me, so to replace it, obviously I had to pull the swingarm on my '06 R1150GSA. No problem...except the right hand pivot pin threads in the transmission case. A couple...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By Johnny Dakar
:augie

:augie
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