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Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
Took mine to euro cycle in Plano. They took care...

Took mine to euro cycle in Plano. They took care of me. Submitted the paperwork to get me reimbursed for the rear wheel flange. Then they did the fuel pump. I guess mine being an early model they...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,509
Posted By Plane Dr
DRZ is parked in San Diego for a few fly and...

DRZ is parked in San Diego for a few fly and rides this year. Your place is on the list for some point... :clap I need a ride in and out how's taxi service to Denver?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Plane Dr
Mine ate them. It took nothing to change over to...

Mine ate them. It took nothing to change over to HID. Why wouldn't you? I went threw 3 bulbs in the first 14 months, changed to HID and haven't touched it since.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,998
Posted By Plane Dr
The hydraulic schematic for the brakes is a...

The hydraulic schematic for the brakes is a standard pressure differential assist I had a look at it. Nothing really notable allowed for the typical sort non assist fail safe.

I am not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
Overtorque in that it exacerbates the already...

Overtorque in that it exacerbates the already excess stress? Cracks are cyclic loading so the design has to be already marginal. So to me overtorque contributes, but I do not believe it is the root...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
9 of 10 of mine were visibly cracked. Cracked...

9 of 10 of mine were visibly cracked. Cracked Aluminium doesn't require magnification it requires a trained eye. Granted mine is an 04 build. I guess I'll take my clock off the wall and take it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,509
Posted By Plane Dr
Nice buddy! Looking good. I like the rotopax...

Nice buddy! Looking good. I like the rotopax mounts.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
One of the letter requirements was that an...

One of the letter requirements was that an authorized dealer verify the part was installed.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
I did mine in 2013. Another guy here did his the...

I did mine in 2013. Another guy here did his the same time and his dealer pressed BMW and they "warrantied" the parts. I went through Max and just paid for them. Max was cheaper and no running...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
My last ride was a trackmaster II in the back and...

My last ride was a trackmaster II in the back and a D606 up front. Fine off road really pleasant on road.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By Plane Dr
My GS came with the factory ADV screen and the...

My GS came with the factory ADV screen and the touratech add on for the GS screen.

The touratech clamp on thing never worked worth a crap was annoying visually and I just generally disliked it....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Plane Dr
I have seen good reviews on them. As always...

I have seen good reviews on them. As always mileage varies.

I have always been a fan of the PR series I've had 2's and 3's on other bikes.

I was going to buy a set then I got a coupon code...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Either works. 39 for better bottom torque, 41...

Either works. 39 for better bottom torque, 41 for top end. That change is also relative with BB carb and pipe the power increase is notable across the board.

I personally run a 41 as I tend...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Not sure what's up there. Bearings are...

Not sure what's up there. Bearings are manufactured from a spec. order the spec from a reputable seller. Doesn't much matter other than that. I have ordered from VXB bearings and I get enough for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
10k The DRZ kit installs go the bleed plug on...

10k
The DRZ kit installs go the bleed plug on top of the left rad. So not engine temp but water temp.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
So all other bickering aside about who thought...

So all other bickering aside about who thought what years ago or how the world turns.

How do I get BMW to reimburse me for the flange I just changed? That becomes :freaky

Just sayin.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Skid plate non use is fine. But not the best...

Skid plate non use is fine. But not the best plan if you plan on using it as a dirt bike. I have an Aluminium one that is very beaten up. Gouged, bent, dented. Any one of which would have ended in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
It was clearly a poor material choice. The...

It was clearly a poor material choice. The manufacturing process likely contributed. Typically you need to be very careful when you thread any structure.. The fact that the early ones like mine (04...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g167/planedr/Mob...

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g167/planedr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps5muoxhd8.jpg (http://s56.photobucket.com/user/planedr/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps5muoxhd8.jpg.html)

the puller made...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,119
Posted By Plane Dr
I have a very nice and expensive wall clock with...

I have a very nice and expensive wall clock with multiple cracks. Does this mean I get a "free" wall clock? I'd prefer my $350 dollars back.....
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
2000-2001 use a different fork. In 2002 Suzuki...

2000-2001 use a different fork. In 2002 Suzuki upgraded the S suspension to the same as the E. I do not know if the spring is different but the S and E use different rear spring rates even on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
I have a buddy who is a brilliant stress guy. ...

I have a buddy who is a brilliant stress guy. Can't turn a wrench to save his life. Luckily he makes enough now to pay to have the work done.

I remember when we first worked together after...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Big thing is running the cheaper oil so it...

Big thing is running the cheaper oil so it definitely degrades quicker. Stock it "never used a drop" even with 5K changes. I do agree it is running richer than it should be. I haven't had time to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Mine is geared high and runs at high rpm. Bear...

Mine is geared high and runs at high rpm. Bear in mind my commute is 130kmh. So with 16/39 I'm still running 7000 ish rpm. I feel it is not using oil, it is pushing it out through the breather. If...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 317,554
Posted By Plane Dr
The latest ...

The latest
http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g167/planedr/DRZ%202014/image_zps715af912.jpg (http://s56.photobucket.com/user/planedr/media/DRZ%202014/image_zps715af912.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
yup when I ran it exclusively i ran close to the...

yup when I ran it exclusively i ran close to the 3K oil change. I run the "semi synth" now and change it every 1K or so based on the builders recommendation. 1 thing I have noticed is the BB...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
It does smell like bananas..... Hey it...

It does smell like bananas.....

Hey it might not be the oil. Just saying that was the only real difference.

I'm an Engineer I have seen the ghost in the machine. Sometimes you just get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
I saw where you posted a few things about your...

I saw where you posted a few things about your problems. It is interesting. I have seen that most who have problems have the same recurring problems. Which generally leads me to the conclusion it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By Plane Dr
I just did my 05 again. The funnel helps as does...

I just did my 05 again. The funnel helps as does the vacuum pump. Vacuum the reservoirs refill, I find if I keep a slight vacuum on the bleed nipples I have a better success rate.

The DOT 4...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Really? The longest I've ever seen one go is...

Really? The longest I've ever seen one go is about 17K miles. It was smooth as a babies bum when it came off. Same chain too?

Remember this is ADVrider. without picts it never happened even...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
Aluminium skid plates make a huge noise...

Aluminium skid plates make a huge noise difference.

Check the tightness of the skid plate.

Check all your motor mounts, as in retorque them not just look at.

Exhaust mount at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By Plane Dr
Check final drive bearings, rear wheel side play....

Check final drive bearings, rear wheel side play. Take the wheel off and check the mount hub for cracks.

Have a look at the brake fluid. Ask about it. Fluid changes help the longevity of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
3X3 and jetting doesn't really give you more...

3X3 and jetting doesn't really give you more power. It makes a huge difference in throttle response and tractability though. Mine went from 63 mpg down to around 50, imperial gallons that is. If...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
I went to PEP boys and got some thick fuel safe...

I went to PEP boys and got some thick fuel safe gasket and some sealant. Cut a donut and then used the sealant to hold it to the cap. It has been that way for at least 8 years...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,327
Posted By Plane Dr
I just picked up ohlins from the flea market. ...

I just picked up ohlins from the flea market. The guy was the same general weight range. They seem a little heavy on the spring but I haven't done a proper set up yet. I plan on setting sag etc...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,942,032
Posted By Plane Dr
When I did the first set of LED signals I ordered...

When I did the first set of LED signals I ordered a solid state flasher unit from custom dynamics my rear is integrated with the brakes from moto dynamics.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,064
Posted By Plane Dr
I've got a pelican. With a base plate

I've got a pelican. With a base plate
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,185
Posted By Plane Dr
Other than the stairs I think it's all pretty...

Other than the stairs I think it's all pretty doable.

Especially on a bike that's not mine. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 1,277,785
Posted By Plane Dr
Installed the ohlins I bought a month ago. I...

Installed the ohlins I bought a month ago. I thought the rear would be a PITA, easy least, the front was a bitch. Crash guards off for the first time since?

I also took the centech ap-2 off. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 156,697
Posted By Plane Dr
I don't know I cringe whenever I hear Canada and...

I don't know I cringe whenever I hear Canada and or Blackfoot...

The small market seems to make things just that much more challenging, and I can't quite pin out down but I've had a hate on for...
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