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Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,845
Posted By Gromit
When I worked at BMW & Ducati of Marin in the...

When I worked at BMW & Ducati of Marin in the early 90's, one of our technicians said some hydraulic fluids were photosensitive and the sweatband acts as a sunscreen.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 23,969
Posted By Gromit
What about mounting brackets?

What about mounting brackets?
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,312
Posted By Gromit
Hey Diesel, any chance you've got pics of the H3...

Hey Diesel, any chance you've got pics of the H3 LEDs illuminated? :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 30,890
Posted By Gromit
Hey Lionel, here's those extra images I had of...

Hey Lionel, here's those extra images I had of RallyRaid's XR650R. :evil

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v249/Gromit-1138/rallyraid_2.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,792
Posted By Gromit
Figured it out. The O.D. of the Remus Y-pipe exit...

Figured it out. The O.D. of the Remus Y-pipe exit is 1 and 3/4 inches.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,792
Posted By Gromit
Lost my caliper and I'm stuck behind a desk today.

Lost my caliper and I'm stuck behind a desk today.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,792
Posted By Gromit
I was running Remus Y-pipe all by itself for a...

I was running Remus Y-pipe all by itself for a while, but got tired of sounding like I was sitting in a Cesna cockpit without earplugs. Does anyone happen to know the O.D. measurement of the Remus...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,708
Posted By Gromit
Thanks a million for the photos Jantarek! My...

Thanks a million for the photos Jantarek! My results after $2.21 at Home Depot, two beers and one abraded finger:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v249/Gromit-1138/ADV/StebelHorn.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,057,856
Posted By Gromit
Did the $5,650 price include the ABS?

Did the $5,650 price include the ABS?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 47,137
Posted By Gromit
Rad read post again

She was not riding an R1, she was riding her beloved FZ1 (which she had purchased and had been riding for several months), and this was not her first bike. She did posses a valid California...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 47,137
Posted By Gromit
Setting the record straight!

Dear Rad,

October 7, 2008

I have to admit when I first read your post I was angry. I am wondering where you received any of your information, which I must state for the record is mostly...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By Gromit
Please share photos of coated pipes when you get...

Please share photos of coated pipes when you get them back. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,214
Posted By Gromit
The part number listed above is coming up priced...

The part number listed above is coming up priced at $91 through A & S BMW. Can someone please tell me where I can get the head coild for $43?
Many thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Gromit
ATV Saddlebags

A great (and affordable) alternative to the traditional top-mounted tank bag are the low-slung ATV saddlebags, such as the one pictured here, which I've found for around $30.00.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,053
Posted By Gromit
Bumber :cry I would have been stoked to find an...

Bumber :cry I would have been stoked to find an extra 2 gallons hidden inside my OEM steel ADV tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Gromit
Terra Nova Hardware

The hardware:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v249/Gromit-1138/1150GS/Harware2.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v249/Gromit-1138/1150GS/Hardware1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,234
Posted By Gromit
My personal fix for avoiding lower back pain is...

My personal fix for avoiding lower back pain is wearing a "Kevco Stubbs" kidney belt. It helps you sit up straight with less effort from your back muscles. I've been wearing one on my daily commute...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,053
Posted By Gromit
Is this in regards to a 1150 or 1200 Adventure?

Is this in regards to a 1150 or 1200 Adventure?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Gromit
Many thanks to Brad, he had an spare hardware kit...

Many thanks to Brad, he had an spare hardware kit I was able to obtain! :D The spacers look to be made of black Derlin rod and are approximately 1" x 3/4" with a 5mm hole drilled through it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By Gromit
Friends that used to ride the Cabo 1000 would use...

Friends that used to ride the Cabo 1000 would use automotive auxiliary fuel cells and some homemade plumbling.

Found one ADV thread so far.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By Gromit
Question I tried installing the relay jumper but ran into...

I tried installing the relay jumper but ran into problems when I couldn't locate the 30-86-87 positions.

When I look down into the relay box I only see numerals 1-9 stamped on the white pannel.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Gromit
Question Terra Nova install on 1150GS Adv

To anyone whose installed the Terra Nova Light Bar on the 1150GS, can you shed any light on what the "2 Aluminum Spacers" are? Also are the 5M and 6M bolts completely threaded or shoulder bolts?
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Gromit
I didn't realize there was another ADV Rider in...

I didn't realize there was another ADV Rider in our SFMC encampment other than Bicycle Phil? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,531
Posted By Gromit
Thanks for the vote of product confidence, that's...

Thanks for the vote of product confidence, that's good enough for me. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,531
Posted By Gromit
I've heard that by drilling holes or modifying...

I've heard that by drilling holes or modifying the Pelican case in any way that you VOID their lifetime warranty. Can anyone back this up?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By Gromit
Santa Cruz BMW is just a hop, skip and a jump...

Santa Cruz BMW is just a hop, skip and a jump down the freeway from my home. I'll see if there's any extra catalogs laying around the shop the next time I'm in there.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By Gromit
Lucky for me SJBMW is only a 25 minute ride over...

Lucky for me SJBMW is only a 25 minute ride over the hill! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By Gromit
Thanks for the fiche tip. As long as I don't...

Thanks for the fiche tip.

As long as I don't run into any issues having a speaker bracket welded onto the crashbars I'm wiring up a Whelen 100W electric air horn. Since this won't be the primary...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By Gromit
Does anyone know where to go specifically for...

Does anyone know where to go specifically for those heavy duty,
water resistant switches and left grip mounting gear? I heard through
the rumor mill that there was never a microfiche from BMW, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Gromit
Many thanks Jim!

Many thanks Jim!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Gromit
Question 1150GSA OEM engine guard material

Does anyone know what the stock engine guards are made of on the 1150 Adventure? The previous owner told me they're made of titanium, but a little noticeable corrosion leads me to believe otherwise....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Gromit
Thank you for all the responses. The next time...

Thank you for all the responses. The next time I'm stopped at a light on an incline I'll be sure to just use the rear brake and monitor the intermittent cut-out, then compare that to using the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Gromit
Intermittent Brakes , R1150GSA

Several times within the last few months Ive noticed the braking system of my 04 1150 Adventure acting a little peculiar. Ill be stopped at a traffic light with both front and rear brakes applied,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Gromit
The online parts microfiche at A&S BMW lists the...

The online parts microfiche at A&S BMW lists the washer sizes, not to mention every single component of the machine.

The main oil drain washer: A16 x 20

The transmission shows a magnetic drain...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-21-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 115,814
Posted By Gromit
I thought the guy told me it was a Hawk 650...

I thought the guy told me it was a Hawk 650 engine. It was a couple years ago in Fort Bragg. My memory must be failing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By Gromit
The website had the White 4 LEDs listed for 6V...

The website had the White 4 LEDs listed for 6V and 28V. I just called the supplier and they indicated that the website shows realtime inventory and the 12V are currently out of stock, but more are...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By Gromit
Cheers Mr. Sparrow.:slurp

Cheers Mr. Sparrow.:slurp
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By Gromit
Okay, here's one more piece to throw in the...

Okay, here's one more piece to throw in the equasion:

R1150, Cat replaced with Remus Y-Pipe, <91RON Fuel
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By Gromit
Rather than swapping terminals why not just...

Rather than swapping terminals why not just simply return the UBA9W6R and exchange it for the UBA9W6?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,047
Posted By Gromit
Andy, that looks a thousand times better! Did you...

Andy, that looks a thousand times better! Did you use one of the LEDs previously mentioned from UltraLEDs.co.uk?
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