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Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,675,514
Posted By Shaun09
I returned a ten-year-old REI Quarter Dome...

I returned a ten-year-old REI Quarter Dome Ultra-Light tent with a failed rain fly. Since it's no longer available, they exchanged it with a Half Dome 2+. Basically, a new tent for free that I was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,693
Posted By Shaun09
Post your best "Fall Colors" pics!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/12/u8etu5u3.jpg
Corvallis, OR
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 244,377
Posted By Shaun09
When available for purchase, a PayPal button will...

When available for purchase, a PayPal button will be added to the first post. That's one way that you'll know that they are available (and I believe the only method of purchase).
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Many of the drain plugs on the final drives and...

Many of the drain plugs on the final drives and gearbox/ transmissions have a magnet to collect the ferrous material circulating in the lubricant. As far I'm aware the engine oil drain plug is not...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Overfills may result in pressure build up and...

Overfills may result in pressure build up and leaking seals. That's probably why BMW added a breather to the final drive.

I'm glad to be of help. It was fortunate that you provided such detail of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
What did they say about the final drive fill...

What did they say about the final drive fill quantity? Were you able to confirm how much fluid was added?
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
I thought that this came up before... ...

I thought that this came up before...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20125268 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20125268)

Here is a link to the kit:...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
I get the fill quantity information from the BMW...

I get the fill quantity information from the BMW R1200RT RepROM, DVD Repair Manuals R Models K2x Street, 5th Edition (01 59 7 720 810 and it costs about $115 or so at the dealer).<?xml:namespace...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Hopefully, you didn't fill the final drive with...

Hopefully, you didn't fill the final drive with 0.8L. The new specification is to fill the final drive with 180ml of Castrol SAF-XO.

The gearbox is also filled with Castrol SAF-XO until it weeps...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Bulb types 194, 168 (and I believe T10) all use...

Bulb types 194, 168 (and I believe T10) all use the same base connection. It's quite common (hence, "wedge" bulb).

LEDs generate a lot of heat and may not be appropriate for some enclosures.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
These are the highest output H7 bulbs available,...

These are the highest output H7 bulbs available, 65 watts from Osram: http://store.candlepower.com/osraulhiouh7.html. The only way to get more lumens is with HID (and that's not recommended by the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
A purist may say don't do it because they each...

A purist may say don't do it because they each have different rubber compounds, belting technology, and handling characteristics.

I have a Z8 in front paired with a Z6 rear (because that's all...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
I took one Z8 off at 4000 miles (because I didn't...

I took one Z8 off at 4000 miles (because I didn't want it to wear out on a trip). The next one lasted 5700 miles before it looked like this at a rally last month. They're not much easier to read than...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 244,377
Posted By Shaun09
I had the opportunity to use my Harmonizer for...

I had the opportunity to use my Harmonizer for the first time over the weekend. Wow! Having the rpm display right next to the balance readout really simplifies the synchronization process (compared...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
The grippers may help you anchor yourself better...

The grippers may help you anchor yourself better to the bike for more control in curves. Squeezing your knees into the "tank" frees your upper body to control the bike easier (instead of having to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
Apparently, the reports spelled his name wrong....

Apparently, the reports spelled his name wrong. According to FB posts on KMTR's page from people who knew him, his name is Robert Casto. Sad.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
Hood to Coast Motorcycle Deterrence Patrol

The Hood to Coast Motorcycle Deterrence Patrol is still in need of a few riders for the August 23, 2013 event. If you are interested, please contact Eric Bates with the Rose City MC at:...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,798
Posted By Shaun09
Pulleys are great tools to have. In this example...

Pulleys are great tools to have. In this example (by using the two pulleys differently), there is more pulling potential to be realized (only 2/3 of the potential pulling power is being used). A full...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Haven't tried the PR3s, but enjoy the grip of the...

Haven't tried the PR3s, but enjoy the grip of the Z8s.

Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,147,230
Posted By Shaun09
The LEDs in headlights are typically rear facing...

The LEDs in headlights are typically rear facing (towards the reflector) so that the beam pattern can be controlled. The "dead" zone in the middle is likely just the backside of the LED array.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
Glad that your ride will make it back to the home...

Glad that your ride will make it back to the home where it belongs.

Cheers!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
All Points Bulletin

Sent to the BMWRO membership today...
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A 1992 BMW R100 GS, OD green BMW,...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 244,377
Posted By Shaun09
Glad things are under control. Price?...

Glad things are under control.

Price? Purchase process? Same as before?

See here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16262674&postcount=1

Order placed.

Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By Shaun09
Another option - head over to the BMW automotive...

Another option - head over to the BMW automotive dealer and buy the Castrol SAF-XO in bulk for about $23/L at about half the price. They use the same fluid in the open differentials. Cheers!
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Repair Connectors

Try checking here http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51765&rnd=08102012 (http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51765&rnd=08102012) in the parts fiche...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
The secondary plug is under (below) the cylinder...

The secondary plug is under (below) the cylinder and the spark plugs may be changed without removing the valve covers. The valve covers do have gaskets, but many do not replace them and instead clean...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
Be sure to trial fit the reflective sheets before...

Be sure to trial fit the reflective sheets before mounting. I have the same kit and they required some trimming. I was also concerned with the entire back of the cases appearing black and substituted...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
Yep, that was me. Indeed, I wasn't sure if that...

Yep, that was me. Indeed, I wasn't sure if that was a wave or a turn signal.

I don't like commuting on the bike (but I do sometimes). Too much hassle with ATGATT for such a short trip - often...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
Now that they make TKC-80s that fit, there's no...

Now that they make TKC-80s that fit, there's no tellin' where it could go. On this day, though, I should have realized that this really was the end of the road......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
How's this for evidence? (U-turn gone bad near...

How's this for evidence?
(U-turn gone bad near end of the 2012 Western States 1000)
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/08/apa9ysen.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
It was nice to have met a few of you tonight at...

It was nice to have met a few of you tonight at the meet-up. (I'm a first-timer). Good folks with stories and thoughts worth listening to. It reaffirms my faith in humanity, as in... If I'm ever in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
Call me a sissy, but I try not to drink and ride...

Call me a sissy, but I try not to drink and ride (for lots of reasons). I'll have to stop by sometime for abuse in person :-) (with, gasp, four wheels).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12,865
Views: 729,368
Posted By Shaun09
+1 for Block 15 and their food. (It's in Benton...

+1 for Block 15 and their food. (It's in Benton County, however). Hop Valley in Springfield is another local choice (you can ride EmX, the Bus Rapid Transit system, to get there). Their food is quite...
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 244,377
Posted By Shaun09
Wtb

I'm waiting to purchase a two-port model as well. Cheers!
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
MOA member here as well.

MOA member here as well.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,480
Posted By Shaun09
I've got a red goatskin Cascade jacket with...

I've got a red goatskin Cascade jacket with padded shoulders and elbows, zippered sleeves and slash pockets. It was a nice touch when they typed my name and year it was made in the inside pocket. I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
I haven't read the other threads, but can share...

I haven't read the other threads, but can share that streets, roads and highways are constructed with a cross-slope of typically 2% (1/4 inch per foot) to allow water to drain (often to the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
You may have all that you need

I don’t think you’ll need engine guards (crash bars) if all you do is drop the bike in a parking lot. What you have should be sufficient.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,699
Posted By Shaun09
The lever is at about 2 o’clock from the left...

The lever is at about 2 o’clock from the left side low beam. It surrounds the fine tuning adjustment for up and down (the left-right adjustment is at about 7 o’clock on the right low beam). When...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,007
Posted By Shaun09
AFAIK, on our '09R12RT the front lever operates...

AFAIK, on our '09R12RT the front lever operates the front and rear brakes simultaneously. The foot pedal only activates the rear brake. If I step on the rear while squeezing the front, I can...
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