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Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Mugwest
It's the double-edged sword of Gore-Tex. I've...

It's the double-edged sword of Gore-Tex. I've toyed w/ the idea of some Gore-Tex boots for years but after living w/ Gore-Tex gloves (Klim) for a year now, i think i'll stick to non-waterproof boots...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Mugwest
Outstanding, Edwin-- thanks a ton :thumb ...

Outstanding, Edwin-- thanks a ton :thumb

Maybe next summer i can hook up with some you MS guys on my way to link up w/ TAT :ricky
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 112,091
Posted By Mugwest
Beemster: what tank bag is that-- the BMW Vario...

Beemster: what tank bag is that-- the BMW Vario or something more modern? :ear
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Mugwest
Cool! I've learned some Alabamanese today:...

Cool! I've learned some Alabamanese today: 'early' and 'early early' = 1988, on a model range that goes back to 1970. Farrrrr out, man.... :trp

'early' on the rest of planet Earth = the old...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-10-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 541,953
Posted By Mugwest
Ad copy is too long. Didn't read.

Ad copy is too long. Didn't read.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Mugwest
The only rear main seal presently available from...

The only rear main seal presently available from BMW, for all Airheads 1970-1995, is 11 11 1 338 342. It debuted with the 100GS and had a 1988 service bulletin describing pre-forming the teflon lip...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,614
Posted By Mugwest
Straight urine, bitches :nod (Actually Buzz...

Straight urine, bitches :nod

(Actually Buzz turned me on to a wee dab of Listerine in the mix. Shake and dump later, then fill. Listerine on its own is disgusting but the trace left in the...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 112,091
Posted By Mugwest
I asked Prutser about that back on October-- he...

I asked Prutser about that back on October-- he gave me that link to MotoGadget but also said there were tons of that switch on eBay/Amazon/Alibaba etc. When i looked every switch i found in that...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By Mugwest
And they have absolutely no business going...

And they have absolutely no business going off-pavement EVER. I wear them as commuters and even in that profile they're a little weak.

OP: demanding an MX boot to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,914
Posted By Mugwest
One of your first rites of passage is to take a...

One of your first rites of passage is to take a screwdriver and lever that pissant plug out of there-- bonus points if it crumbles, dissolves, falls in the motor, etc. It makes zero difference.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,827
Posted By Mugwest
What he said ^ ^ I wrote 8,429 words...

What he said ^ ^

I wrote 8,429 words (approximately) on this a few weeks ago. I'll bet it sounds familiar to you, OP: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26437586&postcount=21

The...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mugwest
C'mon, Anton-- you're harshing the group circle...

C'mon, Anton-- you're harshing the group circle jerk talking sense like that.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Mugwest
Thanks, men. I've PM'd Backwoods and Trophy :thumb

Thanks, men. I've PM'd Backwoods and Trophy :thumb
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By Mugwest
Mississippi FF's: Dirt route from Mobile to Little Rock?

Looking at connecting w/ the TAT up in north MS, coming from Mobile area. Want as little tar as possible.

Anybody have a dirt/DS route that cuts diagonally across MS? Or even parts of routes i...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,818
Posted By Mugwest
Yep. Now where's my Get-back Whip? :lol3

Yep. Now where's my Get-back Whip? :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 112,091
Posted By Mugwest
So shall we take a vote, gang? Did she succeed? ...

So shall we take a vote, gang? Did she succeed? :lol3


Thanks for the inspiration, Beamster! :rilla
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,818
Posted By Mugwest
I keep thinking of tons of reasons why this...

I keep thinking of tons of reasons why this entire proposal is a Bad Idea: no garage/storage, no tools, no wrench experience, crackheads, RS too nice to leave parked outside, RS too heavy, RS too...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mugwest
This thread needs more MIL-spec

This thread needs more MIL-spec
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-25-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 541,953
Posted By Mugwest
Ran when parked.

Ran when parked.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,955
Posted By Mugwest
i can confirm this. Presently, even :D Read on,...

i can confirm this. Presently, even :D Read on, OldM3...

I've been through the Hall sensor initiation a few years ago, and i've been through trashy injectors. Thus i know what a dead-stop...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,558
Posted By Mugwest
+ 8 Pretty much all you need to know. I...

+ 8 Pretty much all you need to know.

I have their superb wire/cable cutters in a few models, and 3 sizes of the plierswrench (6", 7", and 10"). They are a joy to use and you will be finding...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,434
Posted By Mugwest
That's becoming a problem as HF keeps changing...

That's becoming a problem as HF keeps changing mfr's and design of this changer: the new models don't have features the old (ie 2006 in my case) have, so we're not always on the same page.

If the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-23-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 148,426
Posted By Mugwest
:augie...

:augie (http://overlandexpo.squarespace.com/storage/IMG_2992.JPG)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By Mugwest
I saw that band in Branson! They were AWESOME....

I saw that band in Branson! They were AWESOME. The guitar guy used a sidestand (extended) as a slide :super
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Mugwest
Also, you could prolly find a few hundred of them...

Also, you could prolly find a few hundred of them at any junkyard in the world. Any machine for about the last 40 years running Bosch injection components will have that same clip.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,633
Posted By Mugwest
I was busy prepping my own Genuine Sweetheart for...

I was busy prepping my own Genuine Sweetheart for x-mas travels when this thread came out, so i'm just seeing it. Excellent heart all the way around. And it's food for thought on what to do 'when...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By Mugwest
Yep, it's the stock liner, and is in the process...

Yep, it's the stock liner, and is in the process (slow, really) of coming off in places. We're all going to have to deal with this at some point. Best you can do in the interim is keep moisture out...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 153,886
Posted By Mugwest
:photog :rofl

:photog :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Mugwest
^ This The little "hazard triangle" icon...

^ This

The little "hazard triangle" icon square on my haz switch fell off years ago, letting water and grit directly into my switch. I have to actuate the switch a few times to restore contact and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,383
Posted By Mugwest
1999 called. It wants its vapid "GS's go to...

1999 called. It wants its vapid "GS's go to Starbucks" meme back
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,947
Posted By Mugwest
This thread got me hip to Sharkbite gear a year...

This thread got me hip to Sharkbite gear a year ago-- had a water heater with a crusty spigot valve on the inlet that would leak a bit in different temps. Bought the Sharkbite braided stainless...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,965
Posted By Mugwest
PB: are you satisfied that this RS doesn't have a...

PB: are you satisfied that this RS doesn't have a few additional 'notches' that may be related? :deal
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 112,091
Posted By Mugwest
The Cult of Knipex welcomes you :bow :pope ...

The Cult of Knipex welcomes you :bow :pope

I added 3 sizes of the pliersWrench last week-- they are absolutely brilliant. Got 2 smaller pair (150 & 180mm) for on-bike tools, and a big 250mm (10")...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-05-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 148,426
Posted By Mugwest
I KNOW. I fkn HATE stupid peeps like that ...

I KNOW. I fkn HATE stupid peeps like that

http://media.outsideonline.com/images/vanagon-3_si.jpg

:ruskie
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Mugwest
You're not the boss of me

You're not the boss of me
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,469
Posted By Mugwest
+1 and it also doesn't make the problem of...

+1

and it also doesn't make the problem of flaking tank liner magically go away. Any mortal human with a steel 11xx tank will have to deal with this eventually. On that subject, 'Out of sight out...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 112,091
Posted By Mugwest
Fascinating: ...

Fascinating: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selective_laser_sintering

This tech is going to open up so many areas for fabrication and production :thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,882
Posted By Mugwest
R45. Game/set/match

R45. Game/set/match
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