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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 633,674
Posted By yellow
Ahhh gotcha ya. Not my intention, but I...

Ahhh gotcha ya. Not my intention, but I understand. Thank you for the reply.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 633,674
Posted By yellow
I am confused.....what did I screw up?

I am confused.....what did I screw up?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,223
Views: 633,674
Posted By yellow
Milwaukee - CAMOS BHS-600 Intercom

Intercom system - used once or twice. Just had trouble setting it up right, and once I did, my wife complained about me breaking out singing for what she thought was no good reason.

Anyway, NO...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 25,335
Posted By yellow
ORIGINAL AT 90,000 MI - just replaced.

ORIGINAL AT 90,000 MI - just replaced.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 25,335
Posted By yellow
Saved My Heiny Today

Riding into work, about 1 mile to go, turn and look, there is a huge plume of smoke behind me, what the hell, get off I94, and assess my situation......

boot is covered in oil, bike smokin' like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By yellow
My sticky gearbox had nothing to do with the...

My sticky gearbox had nothing to do with the engine heating and I run it all winter in WI where they use salt like nobodies business.....so, I lubed up the rear lever, let it sit for a while, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By yellow
Steptoe Wins!!!!

Got home and checked the clutch arm and I can pop it out by hand....squeeze the clutch lever and it sticks again, but I can pop out the clutch arm by hand.

THE QUESTION - How does one lube the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By yellow
thanks for the support, i'll let y'all know...

thanks for the support, i'll let y'all know tomorrow when I get off work. till then
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By yellow
R1100GS 95 clutch stuck?

Quick question, was gonna take the HACK to work today, squeezed the clutch to back her out of the garage and then fire her up, and the clutch will not release. The lever stays at about half way. It...
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,303
Posted By yellow
Wear has not been noticeable and the tire was...

Wear has not been noticeable and the tire was excellent! I could not be happier with the wheel and the Service was Exceptional.
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By yellow
Feel like I was unclear. The rig handles...

Feel like I was unclear.

The rig handles great. All bolts and connections tight. It pulls straight at everything up to 65mph, but if I take off the windshield it is much better at that speed....
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By yellow
Thanks Claude - It would be great to try. When I...

Thanks Claude - It would be great to try. When I say pig that is compared to a two-wheeler. It handles well for what it is..... I just don't think it is possible with a tub to be able to...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By yellow
TUG shocks - Do i need an HPA (hydraulic pre-load adjuster)?

Could someone please give me the low down on why I would want this on a rear shock for a GS. Sure would be nice and all but $300 nice? Looking at getting new shocks for sidecar setup...Hyperpros. I...
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By yellow
WOW! hmmmmm, maybe I'll try craigslist for a...

WOW! hmmmmm, maybe I'll try craigslist for a 2400 and see what happens.

It would be a lot lower for inmates that come and pick it up......
Forum: Hacks 03-26-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By yellow
Thank you....

Redmenace - thanks for your opinion.....I would like to get at least $1500.....now i have some hope of getting that...
Forum: Hacks 03-25-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By yellow
selling a rig - how much do you think?

Yep - another "how much question?" and please no...whatever someone is willing to pay....

I bought everything separate, put her together, and got her running well.....but I don't know what price a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By yellow
Bad Odyssey Battery

I thought that the less than 2 year old Odessey battery would be good......negative, battery failed under load (checked at dealer) new battery under warranty........FIRED RIGHT UP....trusty old girl,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By yellow
Checked the voltage while pushing the starter and...

Checked the voltage while pushing the starter and it was at 8.5 V. Took the battery back to dealer for them to check.....but right now looking like the battery even though it held a charge....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By yellow
'83 R80 clicks and turns over slowly, won't start

70 in Milwaukee yesterday, boy was I bummed the old girl wouldn't fire up. Here is what happened.....

1. Charged battery (2 y/o) periodically throughout winter, but to make sure had it on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,350
Posted By yellow
Do you just push the 'choke' to the middle spot...

Do you just push the 'choke' to the middle spot or full on, all the way over?

On the 1100 I push it all the way over and use a little throttle(if not plugged in) I always hold the clutch in ...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,489
Posted By yellow
Very Nice

This is excellent! I would love to do this for the GS, would need a little more explanation though....electronic dunce and all
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By yellow
TRY IT.....you will be absolutely amazed how...

TRY IT.....you will be absolutely amazed how quick you lock is gone. works on U-locks as well.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,838
Posted By yellow
fly or spinning set up?

Cabela's has a 7 pc fly rod that I use when fishing the streams in SW Wisconsin on the bike. Works well. Fits in my luggage along with waders and creel. The tube is under 18" for the 5wt.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By yellow
I think the MotorWest guys name is Mike with the...

I think the MotorWest guys name is Mike with the chair, big bear like really nice guy. He screwed up his rat bmw'r a couple years ago and was putting another together.

THe R1100GS/URAL is...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By yellow
nope.......

Had her parked at work at 1600
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,303
Posted By yellow
The dark side - STROKER style

I posted a while back looking for a good way to improve the tire wear on my

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q209/ffhargarten/IMG_0479-1.jpg

In the winter with Karoo's I was only getting...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,968
Posted By yellow
Not sure if we are talking about he same...

Not sure if we are talking about he same kind....got mine from hippohands.com (can't access the site now). they use velcro closures to secure onto the bars which is great since they are easy on and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,968
Posted By yellow
No I did not. The question is, if they make them...

No I did not. The question is, if they make them all that way, is it a defect?

I wanted to try them, I have an original pair on the suzuki HACK (not the same manufacturer), the kind with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,968
Posted By yellow
Heated Grips Vs Hippo Hands

Hippo hands win every time! If you are gonna get the actually hippo hands be advised/warned......they use a sandwich construction

cordura
plastic
fuzzy stuff

The plastic is thin and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By yellow
No Wd40!!!!!

I would not spray a SOLVENT on any joint on my bike.
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,717
Posted By yellow
Organic And Strong

Organic And Strong
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,600
Posted By yellow
Stroker - Excellent. Could you give me a...

Stroker -

Excellent. Could you give me a call (414)530-8766. Or if it is easier, I can call you, but need your number. That way we can talk about the wheel, and I would like to ask you a few...
Forum: Hacks 10-28-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,600
Posted By yellow
Stroker - Those wheels are beautiful. Can I get...

Stroker - Those wheels are beautiful. Can I get in line for one? yellow
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,038
Posted By yellow
Understood - my ABS and brake rotors are on the...

Understood - my ABS and brake rotors are on the hub. I wonder if it would be better to find one that has them on the FD?
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,038
Posted By yellow
Shoot!

Thanks for the reply. Looks like the only real option is to go to a 15" wheel. Thanks for the help all.

Richard-NL - Would you mind posting some more pics of your rig? Also where did you get...
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,038
Posted By yellow
For the cars you mentioned the size is 175/55/16 ...

For the cars you mentioned the size is 175/55/16

Did find the Bridgestone tire though. Now need to find a place in the US to sell.
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,600
Posted By yellow
Ara - Ahhhh - that makes sense. Wasn't...

Ara -

Ahhhh - that makes sense. Wasn't sure if that was the same person who made your wheel or not. Thanks. Look forward to hear from stroker. yellow
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,600
Posted By yellow
Stroker - send an email is the easiest...

Stroker - send an email is the easiest ffhargarten(at)gmail.com. If you could send a couple of pictures that would be great too. Thank you. yellow
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,038
Posted By yellow
P B G - - The problem is not the rim it is...

P B G -

- The problem is not the rim it is fitting it in the swing arm. Can't really put too much larger of a rim in there.

- I do not mind running a tube. Not really all that big of...
Forum: Hacks 10-25-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,038
Posted By yellow
Perchance do you know those odd sizes or who...

Perchance do you know those odd sizes or who makes them? Thanks.
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