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Forum: Hacks 03-30-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,973
Posted By jlsworks
Wow:clap

Wow:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-05-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 103,199
Posted By jlsworks
The last I heard, Sonny Bright ended up at Jones...

The last I heard, Sonny Bright ended up at Jones Offroad, I think Ron (Parts at OKCBMW) ended up at Jones too, I don't know what happened to everyone else.
I've heard rumors a new BMWOKC would open...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-01-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,256
Posted By jlsworks
Great responses and information, thank you. ...

Great responses and information, thank you.

The front-end/steering issue is getting looked at now, it seems there's a :45 fix, a 1.5 hr fix, a 3+ hr fix and a $2000 fix, not sure which one it will...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,256
Posted By jlsworks
Update... I drove out to look at the bike on...

Update...

I drove out to look at the bike on Wednesday. It was dirty from sitting outside at a wholesellers lot for a couple of months. They replaced the battery during that time and it started...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,256
Posted By jlsworks
Thanks Larry, that sounds like practical advice...

Thanks Larry, that sounds like practical advice for my test ride.

Thank you for all the feedback!
James
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,256
Posted By jlsworks
Steering head issue is added to the check list,...

Steering head issue is added to the check list, thank you.

modernvespa.com check.

I appreciate the feedback.
James
Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,256
Posted By jlsworks
Buying a used Piaggio MP3 500, what to look for?

I'm considering the purchase of a 2009 MP3 500. I've done some research, looked over the Repair Manual PDF, poured over pictures and am in the process of making a check list.

I'll be traveling to...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-29-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By jlsworks
I really like those 3-wheeled Piaggio's. What...

I really like those 3-wheeled Piaggio's. What kind of gas mileage do you get and how many miles per tank?
Great pic's, thanks for sharing.
James
Forum: Battle scooters 06-23-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,733
Posted By jlsworks
That looks fantastic. Could you give us a list of...

That looks fantastic. Could you give us a list of those mods, specifically the wheel combos and front end? How is the sound from that megaphone exhaust? It looks long enough to not be obnoxious....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By jlsworks
I like those bags, perfect! Not to hijack the...

I like those bags, perfect! Not to hijack the thread, but can you give me some info on those tires on your metro?
James
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-31-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 103,199
Posted By jlsworks
Just found this thread and subscribed. James

Just found this thread and subscribed.
James
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8,649
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,173,807
Posted By jlsworks
PM sent on distressed look jacket $40.00. James

PM sent on distressed look jacket $40.00.
James
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By jlsworks
My local Telescope shop...

My local Telescope shop http://www.astronomics.com/ recommended these two repair shops...

Suddarth Optical Repair http://www.suddarthoptical.com/

Texas Nautical Repair ...
Forum: Hacks 01-09-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 568,351
Posted By jlsworks
This is the email reply I got back from the 2004...

This is the email reply I got back from the 2004 GSA+sidecar ad above on Craigslist...

"Thank you for your interest in our 2004 BMW R1150GSA, this bike is ready for you. This bike has never been...
Forum: Hacks 08-27-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,730
Posted By jlsworks
Very nice, just what I was thinking. Did I miss...

Very nice, just what I was thinking. Did I miss where the hack came from? The Flea Market?
James
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,690
Posted By jlsworks
New bike/ride report from Rider!:clap James

New bike/ride report from Rider!:clap
James
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,820
Posted By jlsworks
I have a similar situation, this past spring I...

I have a similar situation, this past spring I replaced my OEM BMW battery with an Odyssey battery. It just doesn't seem to be that strong. Admittedly, my 2004 BMW R1150GSA never really had a strong...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By jlsworks
Instructions for Ricky's Bars?

I recently acquired a used set of Ricky's Bars and Risers for my 2004 R1150GSA. I've tried contacting Ricardo through various ways (would like to purchase some leftover bars and ends too), but have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,188
Posted By jlsworks
I remember my first thousand-mile day, 1086 miles...

I remember my first thousand-mile day, 1086 miles from Norman, OK to Kingman, AR. My big GSA just rolled the superslab of I-40, I kept a brisk pace, stretching at fuel stops, not over-eating and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By jlsworks
The Marsee Bavarian (sp?) would be a great choice...

The Marsee Bavarian (sp?) would be a great choice for the big BMW. I think they may have discontinued the model, but I just happened to see one in the Flea Market recently.
James
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By jlsworks
Easy-Off Oven cleaner will safely remove rubber...

Easy-Off Oven cleaner will safely remove rubber from mc pipes.
James
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-08-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 391,246
Posted By jlsworks
Just heard a "rumor" BMW of OKC is...

Just heard a "rumor" BMW of OKC is closed?
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 581,023
Posted By jlsworks
Just finished reading this entire thread! Amazing...

Just finished reading this entire thread! Amazing rigs you have there, can't wait to start my winter project; 1992 DR650.
James
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,349
Posted By jlsworks
Thanks for the replies. FYI The VIN checked...

Thanks for the replies.

FYI The VIN checked out fine, not stolen; the PO never titled the bike after he purchased it from a local Dealer. I spoke with the Dealer and will be pursuing the title by...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,349
Posted By jlsworks
Thanks for the replies. I've already sent the VIN...

Thanks for the replies. I've already sent the VIN to my Police friend and should know something soon, if it's a push, he said he would deal with it, no worries. Now back to the bike, does it look...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,349
Posted By jlsworks
I'll look into the "stolen" database while I'm...

I'll look into the "stolen" database while I'm researching the title, Motorcycling is an Adventure, right? Not to worried about it...

More pics......
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,349
Posted By jlsworks
My $100.00 DR650 Story...

I'm not sure if the title gives this thread justice, but I just bought this 14,000 mile Suzuki DR650 and I'm trying to put together a build plan for this DR, but first, help me identify what model...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,673
Posted By jlsworks
Okay... ...

Okay...

http://i865.photobucket.com/albums/ab211/jlsworks/wind5.jpg

http://i865.photobucket.com/albums/ab211/jlsworks/wind9.jpg

http://i865.photobucket.com/albums/ab211/jlsworks/wind6.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,673
Posted By jlsworks
93 mpg Kawi 250 Ninja, Vetter Fuel Challenger

This rolled up into my neighborhood this evening. It's Alan Smith's entry into Craig Vetter's Fuel Challenge. He just arrived from California, he has been doing 500+ miles a day, avg 95 mpg...
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By jlsworks
Just voted, good luck!! James

Just voted, good luck!!
James
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 102,553
Posted By jlsworks
WOW!! Thanks for sharing, just the pictures I was...

WOW!! Thanks for sharing, just the pictures I was looking for.
James
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By jlsworks
Thank you for the information. Currently I'm...

Thank you for the information. Currently I'm running the Bridgestone BT-502's and figured once I have the tub on they'll be gone quick, hence the reason for the car tire questions.
What size front...
Forum: Hacks 03-02-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By jlsworks
Car tire for front wheel too?

In the last few months, I've been getting more info for my future GSA Rig and am excited about mounting a set of car tires to my stock rear wheel and hack project. I don't think I'll commit to the...
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,658
Posted By jlsworks
Thank you for the link, what a great thread that...

Thank you for the link, what a great thread that was, even without pics.
James
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,658
Posted By jlsworks
It seems as if I've seen that Camo Silver GSA...

It seems as if I've seen that Camo Silver GSA Hack before but I cant find it now, do you have any more pictures, build-sheet or a link to that Rig?
Thank you, James
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,519
Posted By jlsworks
It is my understanding; eye floaters can be Blood...

It is my understanding; eye floaters can be Blood Pressure related, have you had a physical in a while?
James
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,372
Posted By jlsworks
Thank you for the replies everyone, great advice...

Thank you for the replies everyone, great advice and feedback!

The sidecar is in Memphis and from what I can tell it's a 2002 model Velorex 562, it's complete sans; windshield, brake cable and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By jlsworks
Thanks for the help, yep, didn't have the...

Thanks for the help, yep, didn't have the electrical connector snapped in fully, d'oh!:clap
James
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,372
Posted By jlsworks
Thanks Frank, those pictures tell a lot and give...

Thanks Frank, those pictures tell a lot and give me some good ideas, nice fender too.
James
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,372
Posted By jlsworks
Thank you Claude, that's great information. I'll...

Thank you Claude, that's great information. I'll get me hands on it in a couple of weeks and let you know what I come up with and I really appreciate your help and honesty.
James
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