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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Yep! At one time I even stopped to double check...

Yep! At one time I even stopped to double check the size. I felt this can't be right! It was the right size. More lube, more lube, more lube, grunt, grunt... POP!

I kicked that tire's azz...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Look at the videos on You Tube. Get some...

Look at the videos on You Tube.
Get some thin-blade tire irons. 10"or better.
Use lotsa tire lube. Soapy water, real tire lube, whatever.
Do it on a warm, if not hot day. Leave the tires in the...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:32 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I have to ask, would a "pressurized" (overfilled)...

I have to ask, would a "pressurized" (overfilled) hydraulic clutch system affect the free-play and engagement point at the clutch lever?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,634
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Oh, now you're just looking for trouble! ...

Oh, now you're just looking for trouble!

:pot:pot:pot:rayof
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Tom, welcome! Lots of GSs here, of many...

Tom, welcome!

Lots of GSs here, of many years. You'll see.

Greg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,634
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
They all do that!

They all do that!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
If you can get a grip on them they'll come out...

If you can get a grip on them they'll come out easy. They won't be tight in the case because they can't be put in very tight or they will shear.

When you reassemble, only make them snug. Don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,332
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,228
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
A "good" mud and sand tire will look like a...

A "good" mud and sand tire will look like a tractor tire and make road noise accordingly. A "poor" mud and sand tire will look like a street tire and be quieter on the street than the tractor-type...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Don't forget to check the crankcase vent hose.

Don't forget to check the crankcase vent hose.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Many people make off road pegs for your bike;...

Many people make off road pegs for your bike; look around you'll find them. Pivot Pegz (a local company for you) makes a fine product. Searching and finding is part of the fun.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Thanks, interesting situation on how a warranty...

Thanks, interesting situation on how a warranty claim is dealt with in the Philippines.

If all goes well, 3 - 4 weeks doesn't seem too bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Any update on the bike?

Any update on the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Until the true cause for this failure has been...

Until the true cause for this failure has been ascertained and corrected, the chances of it happening again also remain unknown.

There are some instances of clutch failure on the wetheads; are...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Also, three different lubricants. :tb

Also, three different lubricants. :tb
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
This 2K must be for a brand new final drive. Are...

This 2K must be for a brand new final drive. Are you (or anyone else) aware of the 3.0 final drive being standard equipment on any model/year?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Pictures?

Pictures?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Hello APORMC, Sounds like you have a great...

Hello APORMC,

Sounds like you have a great winter project lined up. Have some links:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234400
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Difficult to be positive on what happened when...

Difficult to be positive on what happened when looking at two dimensional pictures and not having any hands-on knowledge of the wethead's clutch.

The very probable outcome is that the dealer will...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,190
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Quite right! Wild Azz Guesses are our job, not...

Quite right! Wild Azz Guesses are our job, not the dealers.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,431
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
A general rule of thumb is that the effective...

A general rule of thumb is that the effective life of a rubber tire is 10 years. You're pretty close to that for expecting full performance from these tires.

Also, low mileage on a seven year old...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Did a little more research into slipping...

Did a little more research into slipping clutches. Came across a Chris Harris video about a dry clutch that used up its life in 9000 miles due to an improper adjustment that caused it to slip...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I know you do, def. That was my attempt at a...

I know you do, def. That was my attempt at a gentle jab at you and your wild and wicked ways. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I see that you're moving along well. Good idea...

I see that you're moving along well. Good idea taking the wife along, these bikes can be a bear to pick up by yourself. I never could talk my wife into riding with me, sigh! Consequently, I tend...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
That's the time when the discriminating ADV rider...

That's the time when the discriminating ADV rider will flush his crankcase with transmission fluid to get rid of all that nasty old oil and make everything inside all happy and clean and a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I think you're missing another very important...

I think you're missing another very important sensory evaluation: What does it taste like?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRt2_OLY3Ho

:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,196
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Ooooh, nice one!

Ooooh, nice one!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Well, if you can verify clutch linkage is intact...

Well, if you can verify clutch linkage is intact (as well as you can on a hydraulic clutch) and that the clutch itself is not in anyway damaged or slipping, it has to be somewhere internal. Shaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
It sounds as if the clutch is broken or fully...

It sounds as if the clutch is broken or fully engaged ( I know nothing about the wethead's operation ).
See if you can follow your clutch line from beginning to end to see if an accumulation of mud...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,755
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I did this many years ago, and it wasn't on a...

I did this many years ago, and it wasn't on a BMW!

See if you can start the bike in first gear; clutch in, clutch out, sidestand up. I'm assuming that the clutch is engaged and can't be disengaged...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,228
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I lost my mind with all the talk about Chinese...

I lost my mind with all the talk about Chinese and Thai food. I'll go ban myself for a while. :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,228
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
Oh yeah! What rice bowl did you pull that one out...

Oh yeah! What rice bowl did you pull that one out of? :nono
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,822
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
If you only ride paved roads when the weather is...

If you only ride paved roads when the weather is nice, you'll never miss it. Otherwise ....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,773
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I had my garden tractor's front tires filled with...

I had my garden tractor's front tires filled with a rubbery substance that simulates a solid-rubber tire. It made the tires about three times heavier than just using an air-filed tube.

You could...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
If you really think there is something...

If you really think there is something destructive happening inside your engine, drain your oil and examine it for metal particles. Do the same to the old oil filter; cut it open and inspect it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
If you have never repaired a stripped thread...

If you have never repaired a stripped thread using inserts, your bike is not the best place for your first attempt. You need to be honest about your skill level. That is, how good are you at...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
The first thing that touches ground for me is the...

The first thing that touches ground for me is the side of my boot sole. If I want to lean any further I would take off the dual-sport type tires and maybe even get a different bike. :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
I have the AltRider bars. They hold up quite...

I have the AltRider bars. They hold up quite well. No real crashes, just tipovers. No noticeable bending or denting. I have the black bars and the finish does chip when it hits rocks -- gives them a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By GrouchyGeezer
It doesn't make any difference to the spring from...

It doesn't make any difference to the spring from which end it gets compressed; it just gets compressed. Perhaps someone thought adjustment at the bottom of the shock, where it's easier to get to,...
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