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Forum: Latin America 03-17-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 76,790
Posted By whyknotboats
Finding Harry

Ann, your posts are so kind and inspirational. As for the cooperation of the Mexican Government, not so much. The fact they have so much on there "Plate", is their own fault. They should realize, the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 347,194
Posted By whyknotboats
Hey Doug

Ken here, Ill catch you in Iowa on your Spirit Lake run. BMW or Harley?, No Indian. Cya then, Ken (Indian Larrys Nephew) Cya:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,701
Posted By whyknotboats
peru

Enjoy your trip and be safe! Learning how to drive in Peru, Chile and Bolivia was quite an experience. We (7) traveled 5,000 Km in the same area. I trust you will be heading to Lake Titicaca and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,423
Posted By whyknotboats
bump

bump for mate
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,056
Posted By whyknotboats
05 gs

The 05 has issues, ex: the fuel pressure modulator issue, the ring antenna issue and abs. I have owned one and can speak from experience. As for miles, These bikes are know to go OVER 200,000 miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,042
Posted By whyknotboats
rear drive

Jules, Ken here. The final drive has just been totally serviced with new boots, front and rear, spline shafts lubed with proper moly lube and drive oil changed. The key is to change the rear oil as...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,042
Posted By whyknotboats
ride on dude

Interesting comments here. I own 2 sporty harleys, a duece and low rider. I have driven them a sum total of 2200 miles in six years. Now as for the BMWs in my stall, I have driven my 1200 gs's 7...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,888
Posted By whyknotboats
bolivia

Thanks for the Pix. Leaving in the AM for Lima and Off to Bolivia and the death highway! Next week! Cya 3 weeks in Peru, Bolivia and Chile. :norton
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,285
Posted By whyknotboats
Help

Hey radio man. We may meet you in Peru next month if it works out. Nasca lines March 10-11th. I have an important question. We are flying to Lima, Peru. Is Yellow fever vaccination required? Cya, Ken...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 1,840,029
Posted By whyknotboats
Brave soul

I too have read Claytons book. It has forever changed me and my riding habits, my outlook on life and appreciation of my friends and family. Including my Adv riding family here, as we so very much...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,285
Posted By whyknotboats
engine repair

Hola again Radioman. Ken here. I see that they repaired your engine. I am curious just what they did. Keep the rear threaded piece until you get back home. It can be welded and then filled with JB...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,285
Posted By whyknotboats
Hey Radioman

Yeh. I tried welding as I had the exact same issue. The problem is the heat generated by the tig weld. It will worp the gasket between the engine and the sump. You will have to torque them afterwards...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 94,479
Posted By whyknotboats
Hey Man

Sent you a PM. Told radioman about my experience with f 800 gs and his cracked case. Hope it will help him on his way. Cya Idaho! Ken
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,285
Posted By whyknotboats
Hey Radioman

Ken here, I am your savior. I have had the very same thing happen to my case as you!:ear The hepco becker guards are mounted in the weak case and stress cracks the case. Drain the oil, lay the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,300
Posted By whyknotboats
charlie and ewin

Take notes Ewin and Charlie, these instructors:deal all are true adv riders!! Great Job all. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,753
Posted By whyknotboats
jesses

The safaris are quite large units but well made! The newer Odyssey set up is very nice. If your riding with the wife, Safaris for sure1 Single up, odyssey:deal
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 80,400
Posted By whyknotboats
ms endoresment

:clapFk the endorsement. What they goin to do about it:deal Mike has more serious problems to deal with! It makes me happy to see his smile as I;m sure it does everyone else here at ADV! Get er done...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 23,104
Posted By whyknotboats
Arturo

ARTURO!! Now Im really Pissed off. You left me behind!! Ken from Minneapolis. Why oh Why? You look good all trimmed up and off that r 1200 gs. Great decision. Take care amigo and next time , don;t...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,715,164
Posted By whyknotboats
Amigo

Hey Doug, Ken here. Met in Alabama ralley near your house. Larrys nephew. Wow, you did a great job on the bike as usual. Im once again looking forward to your ride reports to keep me up late at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 80,400
Posted By whyknotboats
Money sent

Richard, youv'e got money!! Your a great American!!:norton
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 80,400
Posted By whyknotboats
donation

Im sending $25 as well. God speed. FYI- my wife died of cancer at age 34 and I was 29 with a 4 year old. Adv riders are great people!!:deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 295,341
Posted By whyknotboats
Awesome

Kisses and Hugs!! You two are real true adv riders!!Thankyou:deal

Be safe:norton
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,632
Posted By whyknotboats
Wow

You Russians are a tough bunch!! Thanks for sharing with us all here on adv rider. Continue when motorcycles were designed to be ridden:dealLike +32 C
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 384,104
Posted By whyknotboats
kay

What bikes are you on? From Ma. Thanks:deal

I found your ride report from Ma. F650 gs ride safe.!
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,569
Posted By whyknotboats
location

You still on your ride or back in Austin? 75 all week here in the hill country off 1431 Lago Vista:norton
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 217,292
Posted By whyknotboats
Now your talking

Donnie, you should skip the obregon route if you want to get to creel in a couple of days, . The route is OK you chose, but the MX 16 is muy pelogrosa and full of ice and snow potentially. No gas and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 217,292
Posted By whyknotboats
trip plan

Donnie, FYI the canopy ride is awesome south of Puerto Vallarta from Manzinillo. Enjoy and great job. I have made 6 trips as much as 6 weeks at a time riding Mexico. No worries! Ken from...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 40,336
Posted By whyknotboats
ride on !

Just a quick question. Is that the touretech fuel tank set up on your bike? Thanks again:deal
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 217,292
Posted By whyknotboats
route

Yeh Donnie, run for the coast, Manzinillo and of course, Puerto Vallartaa(sp) and the coastal canopies are great.:deal
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 217,292
Posted By whyknotboats
route

For a great nite stay, try the west end of Alpine, Tx at the oldest Motel in Texas. Family owned and caters to bikers. Then try the Steak House in town, ask the name as I forgot. This is the best way...
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,015
Posted By whyknotboats
sw motech

:dealpm sent first in line?
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,218
Posted By whyknotboats
easy fix

mount the abs switch bypass on top left instead of out in the open on left. No brainer location.:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 589,404
Posted By whyknotboats
Party

Party at Larrys "Party Barn" Cleveland October 30th. Band playing. Your invited so hurry home!!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 589,404
Posted By whyknotboats
Homecoming?

Hey Doug, when you coming back to Alabama? Ken, Larry and the band "Latest Rumor" Cleveland, Alabama (Stans Band) cya doug, ken:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 589,404
Posted By whyknotboats
Howdy

Howdy Doug from Alabama and the band "Latest Rumor" Stan says hi and Larry from Cleveland(Birmingham) Enjoying your excellent ride reports! Ken from Mpls, Mn :freaky
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,521
Posted By whyknotboats
another rack

Mark, I PM d ya for a second rack, Ken:wink:
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,584
Posted By whyknotboats
guards

Wow, thanks again for the up graded handguards!! There awesome:clap

Mates, this guy is fantastic to do business with. :rofl
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,521
Posted By whyknotboats
rack

thankyou mark, pay pal you tonight. ken:rofl
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 26,243
Posted By whyknotboats
stranded in mexico

Hey steve, thanks again for the plug. As you know, 80 mph down the road in Baja Mexico. Then, baaaaaaa! Dead on the side of the road, 103 degrees and 1 pm. 45 km to last town, now what. Of course,...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,883
Posted By whyknotboats
F 800 Gs

LOOKS GREAT WOODY. NOW THAT YOU HAVE PERFECTED THE FRONT HUB, HOW ABOUT 19INCH WHEEL SET UP FOR THE F 800? THANKS AND ESTIMATE AS TO $ :clap
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