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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 114,731
Posted By just jeff
Yup just one of those times mate! Even your ride...

Yup just one of those times mate! Even your ride report is giving you grief!!:eek1
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,394
Views: 956,705
Posted By just jeff
It could be a place for a small tool kit or part...

It could be a place for a small tool kit or part storage container back there.:D
jj
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Just wanted to make sure we were talking apples...

Just wanted to make sure we were talking apples and apples Sheldon.
Those idiots aren't competent enough to screw up this bad on purpose.
Do you want me to see if the mechanic I mentioned has a...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 710,765
Posted By just jeff
Bahahhahaahah!! Andi and Ellen modeling...

Bahahhahaahah!! Andi and Ellen modeling ANTI-ATGATT!! You two are awesome!!

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8680/16494937420_c35db90e31_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r8ASdL)IMG_6584...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
The part that the mechanic broke wasn't the...

The part that the mechanic broke wasn't the cylinder head cover it was the "cam bridge" Which is not even listed as a part on the exploded diagram.The cam bridge holds the cam into the head and has...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 38,006
Posted By just jeff
Thanks Dave! Just jumped over to the new thread....

Thanks Dave! Just jumped over to the new thread. Last one in is a rotten egg!!:D
jj
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,336
Posted By just jeff
Sorry for the late checkin. Apparently my updates...

Sorry for the late checkin. Apparently my updates have not come through for the last few days!:huh
Loving it already!
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Hi Sheldon, Very sorry to hear about your...

Hi Sheldon,
Very sorry to hear about your loss.:cry It is never easy to lose a loved one. My most sincere condolences. Remember your Dad well.
Best Regards....justjeff
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 104,617
Posted By just jeff
Wow!! Your pictures and narration made me feel as...

Wow!! Your pictures and narration made me feel as if I was there along with you. Congratulations on successfully navigating the 110!:clap:clap:clap
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Of course we have hillbillies in Canada. My...

Of course we have hillbillies in Canada. My Brother's Father is one! His Daughter, my Brother's Sister is no relation to me and my Sister is no relation to my Brother's Sister or His Father...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
It was me who asked about the bike not making it...

It was me who asked about the bike not making it out in time. I was thinking that may be not so bad if there were just some minor late charges or small fees for being late. Sounds much more serious...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
No, the fellow I know is just a private guy...

No, the fellow I know is just a private guy looking to move to SA. He is in CR right now. He was a BMW mechanic in Canada. Maybe the rental place could offer some local advice or even transportation...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
I'm sorry Sheldon. I wish I could think of a way...

I'm sorry Sheldon. I wish I could think of a way to help you. Is there any way to get an extension on the bike? What about trucking it through the border?
Regards....Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36,142
Views: 9,418,144
Posted By just jeff
Do you really think it is a good idea to drink...

Do you really think it is a good idea to drink Wild Turkey while you're riding??!!:freaky:rofl
jj
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
In addition to this, the mechanic I am in contact...

In addition to this, the mechanic I am in contact with said that there are oil supply passages in the bridge to supply oil to the cam which are likely compromised by the break. If the cam doesn't get...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Makes you wonder if the fuel pump broke the same...

Makes you wonder if the fuel pump broke the same way as the cam bridge doesn't it. I bet they wouldn't have admitted to breaking the cam bridge if you hadn't been standing there when it happened....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 455,062
Posted By just jeff
LOL! Hell that is a warm summer day up here in...

LOL! Hell that is a warm summer day up here in sunny Northern Alberta!!:rofl:rofl:rofl
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21,351
Views: 2,551,078
Posted By just jeff
Buy the Enduro model. Buy a second set of Enduro...

Buy the Enduro model. Buy a second set of Enduro wheels. put a set of street tires on one set and a set of dirt tires on the other. I'll be surprised if the average rider can out ride the Enduro...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
I don't know what to say either Sheldon. I don't...

I don't know what to say either Sheldon. I don't think it will fail in a way that might cause an accident but it may leave you stranded. I think in your position I would be contacting BMW to see if...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 91,877
Posted By just jeff
Excellent update! Nice to see the ride...

Excellent update! Nice to see the ride continue.:D
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Sheldon went to a BMW dealership expecting top...

Sheldon went to a BMW dealership expecting top quality service for his very expensive motorcycle. He has not gotten it yet. The mechanic made a very serious error when he broke the cam bridge on the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 114,731
Posted By just jeff
Well I understand your concern about the roads in...

Well I understand your concern about the roads in Bolivia now! Hope it works OK for you.
Regards....Jeff
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
It is not just a matter of overall clearance but...

It is not just a matter of overall clearance but of the alignment as well. The centerline of the bores have to line up perfectly. I pm'd a former BMW mechanic I know and he confirmed my thoughts, the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
I believe Mojohobo is correct. The head and...

I believe Mojohobo is correct. The head and cambridge are machined as an assembly to ensure perfect alignment of the cam journal bores. You can't just swap the bridge from one head to another as the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 38,006
Posted By just jeff
Hi Dave, Could you send a link to on this ride...

Hi Dave,
Could you send a link to on this ride report to your new one?:clap I would hate to miss it!!:cry
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 455,062
Posted By just jeff
Hello Ctoonari! Nice video ! I see a lot of...

Hello Ctoonari!

Nice video ! I see a lot of snow there and am curious what the temperature is in the video. I don't get that much snow where I live but the temperature ranges from about -20c to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 57,045
Posted By just jeff
Nice update Anna! I will be staying subscribed...

Nice update Anna!
I will be staying subscribed and look forward to following along on your adventure. I don't do facebook and see no problem with how you choose to present your ride report. Many...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 710,765
Posted By just jeff
Nice to hear you finally made it to the bottom of...

Nice to hear you finally made it to the bottom of the world!! Too bad you had to endure such terrible camping spots along the way.:cry
Ride safe....justjeff
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,392
Posted By just jeff
Florida Lime, I am very sorry for your loss....

Florida Lime,
I am very sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and his friends and family.:cry Perhaps you would like to start a new thread and tell us a bit more about your friend.
Best...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Hmmmmmmmm...... On another note....Nice CAR!!:D...

Hmmmmmmmm......
On another note....Nice CAR!!:D
Regards....just jeff
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 114,731
Posted By just jeff
Here is a link to the place I bought mine at.They...

Here is a link to the place I bought mine at.They were selling Mitas in Canada long before anyone in the US had them. Great to deal with.
Mitas has a full range of tires for nearly any dualsport...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21,351
Views: 2,551,078
Posted By just jeff
Couple of small points....The engine MUST be cool...

Couple of small points....The engine MUST be cool to do the valve check and adjustment. Wait till after you have the internal engine work done to do the oil change. That way any debris that gets into...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21,351
Views: 2,551,078
Posted By just jeff
To The Letter J, On the matter of clutches: I...

To The Letter J,
On the matter of clutches: I installed an EBC "DRC205" clutch at about 5k miles and it is still working as it should at ~16k miles.[/QUOTE


Thanks for the info J!
I have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21,351
Views: 2,551,078
Posted By just jeff
Can anyone recommend who sells a decent clutch...

Can anyone recommend who sells a decent clutch plate kit for the 690 other than the high priced KTM factory one? My bike is an '08 Enduro
Regards....just jeff
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 20,132
Posted By just jeff
Keep well Nate! It has been a pleasure following...

Keep well Nate! It has been a pleasure following along in your ride report. I really enjoy your storytelling and sense of humor! Hope all works out for you in the future and that you will continue...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 114,731
Posted By just jeff
I used a Mitas E07 rear on my Ktm 690 this year....

I used a Mitas E07 rear on my Ktm 690 this year. It worked well even in some really muddy, sloppy roads. Rode about 8000km mixed surfaces and is about 2/3 worn. Andi of Twomotokiwis has a pretty good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,473
Views: 2,559,293
Posted By just jeff
Did you miss that School is spelled incorrectly? ...

Did you miss that School is spelled incorrectly?
jj
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 636,999
Posted By just jeff
Seems to me you're not in a rush to be anywhere...

Seems to me you're not in a rush to be anywhere anymore. Take the long trip, see the sights and relax. Why be in a hurry? Have a beer or twelve, chase the women!:freaky
Regards....justjeff
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,057
Posted By just jeff
Looks like a fun start!:lurk jj

Looks like a fun start!:lurk
jj
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21,351
Views: 2,551,078
Posted By just jeff
Clutch plate NEW thickness

Hey Guys!
Does anyone have a spec as to how thick the clutch friction plates are when NEW? I have the spec as to the minimum (0.098") but want the new thickness to compare to what mine are now....
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