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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-15-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,502
Posted By madefrtv
torque specs are variable depending on fastener...

torque specs are variable depending on fastener and thread condition. its good to find it out prior to shredding something.
although wrecking something is educational too.:norton
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By madefrtv
congrats! That color is righteous:thumb

congrats! That color is righteous:thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-13-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 22,502
Posted By madefrtv
corrosion resistance comes at a cost in hardness,...

corrosion resistance comes at a cost in hardness, be judicious and patient with stainless hardware. If it was shipped with g8.8 or better folks would pout about the patina
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By madefrtv
I owned a water boxer for a bit and the cruise...

I owned a water boxer for a bit and the cruise was very nice, I'm not sure though that the ride by wire complication would be worth the benefit. I had a fair bit of warranty work done on the left...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By madefrtv
The husky nuda motor was cool, but BMW typically...

The husky nuda motor was cool, but BMW typically offers a pretty nice warranty, That was something they were unwilling to offer on the Husky when they owned it. I wonder how much of that is just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By madefrtv
2016 speculatron

lots of cool bikes coming out this year, I hope that means the 800 is due for a proper update for 2016. A touch more power and cruise would be aces to keep it competitive. a dude can hope.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 144,764
Posted By madefrtv
And now it's up on the U.S. site. Cool!!

And now it's up on the U.S. site. Cool!!
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 144,764
Posted By madefrtv
The s1000xr is up on the motorrad site. The U.S....

The s1000xr is up on the motorrad site. The U.S. site is "down for maintenance"
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,868
Posted By madefrtv
I have had similarly stuck things, and aero-kroil...

I have had similarly stuck things, and aero-kroil solved it but it took time and a 2lb dead blow
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 144,764
Posted By madefrtv
Eek The new exhaust is a bit of a letdown from the...

The new exhaust is a bit of a letdown from the simple lines of the regular s1000rr/r. I don't think it needed the Jetson's touch.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By madefrtv
I am in the same boat. I found a defiant at a...

I am in the same boat. I found a defiant at a local shop and it is very similar to an rx-q just with different styling and a pinlock. The only thing tipping me towards the c3 pro is that the chin bar...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,167
Posted By madefrtv
wrong place for the question but, yes. I...

wrong place for the question but,

yes. I wish they had production in the USA. Trouble is Gore makes it tough to get certified domestically. Their certified gore factories are all in China....
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9,952
Views: 1,687,207
Posted By madefrtv
Hypermotard SP

Hypermotard SP
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,597
Posted By madefrtv
I love mine, only complaint is it is warm, but...

I love mine, only complaint is it is warm, but its black.
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,899
Posted By madefrtv
.17hmr or .22 TCOB

.17hmr or .22
TCOB
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By madefrtv
3700 miles too much work

3700 miles
too much work
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By madefrtv
has no-one else fantasized about cruise control...

has no-one else fantasized about cruise control on an f800?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By madefrtv
f800gs "e-gas" and electronic cruise control

I bought an r1200gs WC. It is a great bike. I have no real complaints. I had an f800gs that was easier for me to ride off road. if they ever put cruise control on the f800gs i'd likely jump back to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 34,031
Posted By madefrtv
:dllama yep, here comes the drama llama. ...

:dllama

yep, here comes the drama llama.
Tires wear out. its what they are for
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,948
Posted By madefrtv
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=887805...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=887805


yr pea gravel fears happened to me right after my first service.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 512,448
Posted By madefrtv
great choice!, new headlight assembly is...

great choice!, new headlight assembly is expensive and fun to replace:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 512,448
Posted By madefrtv
cool:dllama

cool:dllama
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 34,031
Posted By madefrtv
I have about 3k on the nexts and I'll be sticking...

I have about 3k on the nexts and I'll be sticking with them. I have had no issues with predictability wet traction turn in etc. I only ride gravel about 5-10 percent of the time and they have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 512,448
Posted By madefrtv
Thanks! I didn't even see them on your bike until...

Thanks! I didn't even see them on your bike until i saw your post. I bet you make a lot of light.

Off topic That remus can is pretty stellar.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 512,448
Posted By madefrtv
are those denali lights you fabbed up on your...

are those denali lights you fabbed up on your bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 512,448
Posted By madefrtv
meh, I like that made in america shit and im...

meh, I like that made in america shit and im medically not electronically oriented.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,731
Posted By madefrtv
just a question. If you hypothetically didn't...

just a question.
If you hypothetically didn't want throttle, why would you turn the grip?
seems like you could have all the dead zone you want.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 512,448
Posted By madefrtv
apologies if I missed it, but has anyone heard...

apologies if I missed it, but has anyone heard anything about clearwater kits for the GSW?:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,334
Posted By madefrtv
fella I know with the extremes on his 05 12gs...

fella I know with the extremes on his 05 12gs says that they are more stable in every way and the valving makes bottoming them more difficult and less traumatic. if thats the sort of riding you do...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 171,296
Posted By madefrtv
2009 Burgman 650 Executive ABS near Seattle

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21648478#post21648478

Selling for mi madre who is hanging it up.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By madefrtv
the can is the same. the chrome exhaust is a...

the can is the same. the chrome exhaust is a coating on the header.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By madefrtv
I don't hear grinding of any kind under any...

I don't hear grinding of any kind under any circumstances. 1900 miles and counting
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By madefrtv
I havent had any troubles that wernet immediately...

I havent had any troubles that wernet immediately fixed. None of my problems have immobilized the bike.
YMMV
the '13 was in beta for a long time. The growing pains forls are having are nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 20,390
Posted By madefrtv
the manual also states that damping must be...

the manual also states that damping must be increased along with preload. Has anyone tried this?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By madefrtv
bummer. must be that the cut out is different....

bummer. must be that the cut out is different. the rack squares are very similar
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By madefrtv
Should work great. TT made the racks

Should work great. TT made the racks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By madefrtv
And a F$#%in' sweet one at that

And a F$#%in' sweet one at that
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By madefrtv
yes! sealine makes a couple of more durable...

yes! sealine makes a couple of more durable products but there is nothing as good/cheap as a sandwich bag to insure things don't get dead
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-18-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 29,928
Posted By madefrtv
on an 05 12gs melt a headlight. The bulb was just...

on an 05 12gs melt a headlight. The bulb was just slightly unseated
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By madefrtv
Wait. There's water in New Mexico?

Wait. There's water in New Mexico?
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