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Forum: Vendors 04-03-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 40,669
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Bump

Bump......

and Subscribed. Wouldn't mind a set for my 'Strom someday
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 45,319
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Still love mine

That really made me sad to see the end of such a great little bike. Any body that has put miles on one of these knows they are effortless to drive on pavement and not bad off road. I ride an BMW ADV...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By CrazyCanadian
1150GS seat on a 1200 GS Adventure?

Hey all,

I'm looking to buy a seat for my 2009 BMW 1200GS Adventure. Found a Sargent that's off a 2004 1150 GS.

Will it fit?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Fixed enough to get home.....

Well, I read somewhere this morning that if you give them a good couple wacks, sometimes it fixes it temporaially.

So, I did that with an adjustable wrench and she fired right up, hasn't acted up...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CrazyCanadian
CDI's......

Well, the worst happened this morining. Quit and was no go, so it appears that I need both CDI's.

So, anyone up here by Riviere-Du-Loup in Quebec have some they want to sell? :ear

Is there any...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Yep, did that and we thought we saw some, but...

Yep, did that and we thought we saw some, but that was on friday. Plus I added some water evaporating stuff, can't rember the name.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CrazyCanadian
They were all black and looked rich. What could...

They were all black and looked rich. What could water do to them? could that be it?
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Yep, both the chokes look great, no corrosion or...

Yep, both the chokes look great, no corrosion or anything. The airbox is clean, nothing in it. Maybe the coils althought, she sat for quite sometime while I pulled everything else off, and started...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Nuke please

Hey all, I'm on a camping trip and we had to make an emergency stop. Here's the story:

Friday we were chugging right along, no problems, when suddenly I loose power. When I say loose power, I...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Nuke please

Hey all, I'm on a camping trip and we had to make an emergency stop. Here's the story:

Friday we were chugging right along, no problems, when suddenly I loose power. When I say loose power, I...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Nuke please

Hey all,

I bought a 1990 Transalp down in the states afew months ago, and had it shipped up here to Canada. Anyway, I bought it Knowing the rear exhaust valve was in need of replacement. The...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Fixed!! I think........

Hey, Sorry Guys, kinda let this thread dry-up.
Anyway, I think it may be fixed. I changed the rear Coil back to original (Bought used one) and put in a new battery, Hasn't acted up yet. But we'll...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Ok, I'll try that. I think it's more of a common...

Ok, I'll try that. I think it's more of a common problem with them failing, in the Canadian Models. And Mines the 59th one ever built.
And, the way the Ignitech CDI fits in, it doesn't even come...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By CrazyCanadian
I'll check all that tomorrow. The Pluse Coils...

I'll check all that tomorrow.
The Pluse Coils were checked at approx 10 Degrees C. They were both 10 ohms above the minimum amount.
The problem seems to be intermittent, Sometimes it will go all...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,526
Posted By CrazyCanadian
And now, a word from Honda

I've never ridden a TDM, and I currently own 2 Transalps. I love them. They are great bikes.
Leave it Honda, they don't get much simpler or easier to work on. They have enough power for me and are...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By CrazyCanadian
OK, so here's what I've checked so far... I've...

OK, so here's what I've checked so far...
I've pulled both Kill switch and Ignition switch, and Cleaned all the contacts with electrical cleaner/ WD-40. Put them all back on, same thing. Haven't...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By CrazyCanadian
No electrical mods, and I've already gone through...

No electrical mods, and I've already gone through all the grounds and electrical connectors. And yes, when it cuts, everything else still works. You can touch the button and she'll run but then...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Nuke

Hey,

I've got a bit of a problem with the old Transalp. It's kinda hard to explain but here goes,
Sometimes she's hard to start. When I say that, I mean she'll run for a second, then quit, run...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 263,872
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Transalp Seat......

Hey Bundy ,

How goes the TA seat? I have an old used Pan sitting around here somewhere of your interested?......
I would most definitely take one once it became available.

Thanks,
Honda Guy
Forum: Canada 02-14-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 105,949
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Just a quick side note.....

Does anybody know about importing a motorcycle from a NO TITLE state? I'm looking at a bike in New Hampshire and the seller doesn't know about bringing it across the border. Any one know what to do...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,562
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Absolutely! I'll need to get a job first this...

Absolutely! I'll need to get a job first this spring before we go, to pay for gas and all those spare parts I'll need to tow :rofl
You up for it? Taking the SE or the Dakar?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-30-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,562
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Ever considered somthing else??

Hey Dan,

What about a Honda Transalp? Never had a problem with mine :D
Well..... aside from the leaky valve cover gasket, and maybe one of the coils breaking down, and also, you can't drive it...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Fixed!

Well, I was out for a drive this past Thursday, and I realized there is an electric Motor repair shop, about 1/2 hour from my house.
So I grabbed the fan assembly and stopped in to see what could...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Yes, and I still want yours. Just researching in...

Yes, and I still want yours. Just researching in case mines repairable and keep as a back-up.
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By CrazyCanadian
Nuke

Hey all, I'm new here. Anyway, I have a 1989 Honda Transalp (Great bike, Love it to death) but I'm having a problem with my fan. It just doesn't work. When it does try to kick in, it just make a...
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