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Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,306
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 241,954
Posted By Square1
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=0214-...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=0214-USA-08_1967_T50_BMW_R50_2&diagId=11_2749#11110001163

Part # 32 is the rear main bearing holder/ carrier.
it is installed from the back of the...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,306
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 241,954
Posted By Square1
In addition to a failed crank bearing the Rear...

In addition to a failed crank bearing the Rear main bearing carrier can have to much play and the rear main bearing can spin on the crankshaft.
Crank shaft nose needs building up material and ground...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
I have one for three years/ 20k miles. no...

I have one for three years/ 20k miles.
no problems, easy installation, makes the bike run smoother, throttle response is less jerky.
I did not notice an increase in fuel use.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,904
Posted By Square1
Is the registration for the September 2015 event...

Is the registration for the September 2015 event open?
I can not make sense of that Family offroad site?!

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Square1
We were there last weekend. Selby has NO water....

We were there last weekend.
Selby has NO water.
When you bring water for yourself, remember you need also some to make the camp fire out.
There were two other campers that left with their fire...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
( Quote) My x-country appears to have too much...

( Quote) My x-country appears to have too much oil in it, and I have drained significant amount multiple times. After I ride the bike and get the oil heated up the level keeps reading exactly the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
Great bike but has some wear items that come with...

Great bike but has some wear items that come with the mileage.
- Clutch cover with bearings at about 30 k miles / $ 400
- Water pump seals around 40 k miles / $60

Wheel rims are kind of soft can...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
I installed the ADV monster H4 LED bulb. No...

I installed the ADV monster H4 LED bulb.
No problems, best way to get to the headlight is to remove the two bolts on each side of the instrument panel.
You see them when you look down on your...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
Mark the coils , which one goes where and mark...

Mark the coils , which one goes where and mark the connectors that go to each coil.
You don't want to mix them up.
I use a wide blade screwdriver , gentle under the black cap of the coil and lever...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
Turn the engine over more. Use the rear wheel...

Turn the engine over more.
Use the rear wheel in high gear and keep turning until the lobes facing out and the lines on the cam sprockets line up..
M
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
Yes the left indicator comes on sometimes by...

Yes the left indicator comes on sometimes by itself.
On my switch the neutral stop detent seems to be dirty/ worn out and it slides easy over and triggers the left indicator.
There is not much to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
Yupp, mine started doing it recently. The...

Yupp, mine started doing it recently.
The indicator switch feels loose and worn out on my bike.
I sprayed cleaner and W-40 inside the switch and it behaves for a while...
I have a good used...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=Dutchgit;26269200]You could keep it and...

[QUOTE=Dutchgit;26269200]You could keep it and ram a rod through the whole thing :D[/QUOTE3.

I always wondered if you could shot the cat out, what could go wrong!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
Here are some write ups on how to check the valve...

Here are some write ups on how to check the valve clearances.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335086&page=470

You are almost there maybe you want to check them for yourself.
If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=TwoTiredRiders;26263763]Hello guys and gal...

[QUOTE=TwoTiredRiders;26263763]Hello guys and gal or two, wondering if you could shed some light on a couple of subjects please:
1. How do you remove the lower half of the air box? Not sure how to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
I have Dirt Bagz on my XC too. I took out the...

I have Dirt Bagz on my XC too.
I took out the plastic liner in the back and made a cut out for the gas cap.
Now it is easy to just push the fabric over to get to the gas cap.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Square1
Thanks for the update on the water! M

Thanks for the update on the water!

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Square1
We'll be staying at Selby campground most...

We'll be staying at Selby campground most likely.[/QUOTE]

Have fun!
The backside of Selby has some good dirt roads, most are in and out no loops but with great views of the Cuyama Valley.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit...

Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit an xTank, or indeed fit anything between the rack mount and the subframe? [/QUOTE]


Yes , I fit a custom made aux tank with a beefy bracket...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
I'm looking for a wiring diagram, one of the guys...

I'm looking for a wiring diagram, one of the guys on the forum sent me a link but I already had it, it's only in black and white and in German, probably ideal for a qualified mechanic but very hard...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Square1
You might want to post over here: ...

You might want to post over here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335086&page=491

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=290240&page=629

On the ABS only thing I can think of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
I would not count out a bad battery. Call your...

I would not count out a bad battery.
Call your friendly BMW dealer and have him check your VIN number.
There might be some recalls that have not been done.
I got a new battery.
Then you can have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
The photos in this post on cleaning it...

The photos in this post on cleaning it (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13745432) are super clean in the "before" images. Very odd. At some point this bike must have not had very good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Square1
Old Mister Gerbing is alive and well , he had to...

Old Mister Gerbing is alive and well , he had to sell his business because of medical reasons.
He is back now with www.gordonsheated.com
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
Here is a long thread about that. Aprilia...

Here is a long thread about that.

Aprilia RXV 45 mm Marzocchi Shivers was what I used.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,510
Posted By Square1
http://www.independent.com/news/2014/nov/18/no-ext...

http://www.independent.com/news/2014/nov/18/no-extra-wilderness-los-padres/

This is about closing more of LPNP to motorized users.

So far 85% Of LPNP are off limit to motorized backcountry use....
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
All about XC front suspension here: ...

All about XC front suspension here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,510
Posted By Square1
No I'm not but I we could play dress up if that's...

No I'm not but I we could play dress up if that's what you like :wink:

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/320107485984634268/


Back to Business:

Did a nice loop yesterday.
Hwy 101 north to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,510
Posted By Square1
I might be able to come up to Santa Maria. ...

I might be able to come up to Santa Maria.

Did you clear your trail maintanance with the authorities?

Here in Santa Barbara a guy got sued by the ranger for damage to federal property by...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 114,337
Posted By Square1
They come up on E bay sometimes, I did a check...

They come up on E bay sometimes, I did a check and there was nothing out there.

This Aprilia dealer was selling a few of the 45 Shivers a while back, maybe contact him:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=Seamus;24992559]My chain is definitely on...

[QUOTE=Seamus;24992559]My chain is definitely on the way out at 16k miles (original chain ) and instead of replacing the continuous chain, I did some searching here and found this link on our site...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,662
Posted By Square1
That would be a great destination: Last...

That would be a great destination:

Last Chance Rendevous
Jan2-4
Agua Caliente County park

http://www.airheads.org/events/icalrepeat.detail/2015/01/02/2577/-/legendary-first-chance-rendezvous...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
First thing to do is get a different Shift lever!...

First thing to do is get a different Shift lever!
Do not try funny stuff out in the dirt without getting a shift lever that bends and not rip of your output shaft.

M
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 114,337
Posted By Square1
Marzocchi 45 Shivers installation

I finally got around to install the new Marzocchi 45 Shivers to my bike.

I did not wanted to swap the axle clamps from the stock forks to the Marzocchis.
That way the stock forks were useable in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 1,305,479
Posted By Square1
You can read more about XC front suspension here:...

You can read more about XC front suspension here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,924
Views: 348,939
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=pcvance;24824526]Yes there is, take Dry...

[QUOTE=pcvance;24824526]Yes there is, take Dry Creek rd to Eshom Valley rd, take that to Whittaker forest rd.
That will take you to 180 @ Quail flat, just a few miles west of Stony Creek

Thank...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,924
Views: 348,939
Posted By Square1
Is there a dirt road to get to Hwy 198/ Generals...

Is there a dirt road to get to Hwy 198/ Generals HWY from Dry Creek/J21- 245 Badger to Hwy180?

We are coming up from the South and are looking for a way to get from Yokohl Rd/Lemon Cove into...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By Square1
Thank you, yes Sierra Madre was open last...

Thank you,
yes Sierra Madre was open last month.
I will check out High Mountain - pozo rd. I did not know about that.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By Square1
Rancheria Rd to Kings Canyon

Hello Riders,
I plan to ride from Santa Barbara area to Sequoia/Kings canyon NP on as many dirt roads as possible.

So far I think:

S.B. - West camino Cielo to Los Olivos

-Slab_

Santa...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,927
Views: 1,569,093
Posted By Square1
Dirt Bagz mounting

No picture here, but the forward bottom strap is close to the exhaust pipe.
It melted once, I wrapped it in exhaust wrap and it is holding up well.

M
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