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Forum: Beasts 05-16-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 6,407,680
Posted By Heatwave
Tire Sealant

M700,

As a fellow bicyclist I have always had great success with Stan's No Tube sealant in my bike tubes. I was wondering how that might work in moto tubes? I have seen other tube sealants, Ride...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 6,407,680
Posted By Heatwave
Upgrades!

With the lousy weather this week I was able to pass the time by adding some goodies to my new Scrambler. Tomorrow will hopefully be nice so I am hoping to get a few more miles in and give everything...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21,852
Views: 6,407,680
Posted By Heatwave
New Scrambler

Here is a picture of my new Scrambler that I picked up on Friday. Only 200 miles so far but I love it.

http://home.comcast.net/~bruce.net/BRUCE.NET/Photos_files/IMG_1626.jpg

A big thanks to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 57,411
Posted By Heatwave
Fuel Pump Issue

My fuel pump motor seized at 2,500 miles. My first real trip since I bought the bike in January. Fortunately I was in cell range of the hotel and some friends came to get me in a pick-up. We had...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,837
Posted By Heatwave
07 Superduke

First big trip on my 07 Duke purchased in January. 2,485 miles and the bike died. My dealer suggested cleaning the tea bag filter, but no joy. After pulling the pump motor out we determined it was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 57,411
Posted By Heatwave
Cyclecontrol.com

Here is another plug for Ian at Cycle Controls. Quick shipping, quality items and easy installation.
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By Heatwave
The 2006 / 7 received some minor tweaks, mainly...

The 2006 / 7 received some minor tweaks, mainly in the way the VTEC engages / dis-engages. It's supposed to be smoother than the earlier versions.

Complaints are mainly high maintenance costs for...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By Heatwave
www.hutchinshd.com Hutchins Cycles in Yucca...

www.hutchinshd.com

Hutchins Cycles in Yucca Valley, CA. Link above will give you the phone number.

Not sure if it is the same model, but they have a brand new one sitting on the floor. Hope...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2006, 11:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,716
Posted By Heatwave
We might care about the wife pictures, is she...

We might care about the wife pictures, is she hot... (kidding)

Two comments: First, my dealer has a used K1200s for sale with less than 100 miles. I can only assume that the buyer quickly found...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2006, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,622
Posted By Heatwave
RU-Glide. Napa Auto Parts usually carries it. ...

RU-Glide. Napa Auto Parts usually carries it.

Dawn dish soap and water in a spray bottle works too.

Good luck.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Heatwave
Browns in Pomona has quite a few, all on closeout...

Browns in Pomona has quite a few, all on closeout for $299.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Heatwave
Map Detail

Cycoactive has a screen showing what 115 megs covers here

http://www.cycoactive.com/gps/cs-115.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,595
Posted By Heatwave
Nice job getting it put back together, looks...

Nice job getting it put back together, looks great.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2004, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By Heatwave
Not that this answers your question, but taking...

Not that this answers your question, but taking off the handguards has been the most effective solution for my GS Adv. I've tried:

*Laminar Lip, which helped a little
*CB shield (+4" wider,...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2004, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,469
Posted By Heatwave
That sucks large. Keep us posted on how...

That sucks large.

Keep us posted on how Triumph takes care of you.

Good luck!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,270
Posted By Heatwave
Try a brand new battery, not the one that they...

Try a brand new battery, not the one that they shipped with it. Mine was doing the same thing.

Good luck.
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2004, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Heatwave
rf1000

Quiet, good venting and very comfortable.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By Heatwave
I've tried several aftermarket bulbs on my Adv,...

I've tried several aftermarket bulbs on my Adv, they help a little, as does adjusting the headlight, but not enough. Just my opinion.

Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2004, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,851
Posted By Heatwave
I JB Welded a slightly larger old socket to the...

I JB Welded a slightly larger old socket to the BMW tool. Welding is probably stronger, but mine works great.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Heatwave
I'm not positive, but I think you are right about...

I'm not positive, but I think you are right about the one line being a pick-up only. The two rearward fuel lines appear to be feeding the fuel system. I looked at the parts fiche but could not...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By Heatwave
I took the standard 7/8" ram mount, and cut a...

I took the standard 7/8" ram mount, and cut a rubber plug I bought at home depot (~$1) to take up the extra room. I cut the plug in half, notched out a small indent for the 1/2" cross-bar. I put...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By Heatwave
TORX 20's

There are two T20 screws on the Adventure, not allens.

I tried to remove them without taking the wheel off but couldn't get them, so I removed the wheel. Pretty simple, just read the maintenance...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2004, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By Heatwave
'04, same problem

Just had the same thing happen to my '04 on the way home from Paonia. Cracked at the mount under the tank. I'm sure it can be welded but I plan to get it replaced under warranty.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2004, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Heatwave
You can try the local offices of the big moving...

You can try the local offices of the big moving companies. From time to time they may have room for a "partial" load. You need to be flexible on the pick-up date, but it can save a lot of money.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,632
Posted By Heatwave
Since my '04 Adventure is only six months old,...

Since my '04 Adventure is only six months old, I'll be hanging onto her for a while. It will be interesting to see this new engine / shaft / weight reduction theme carried over to the rest of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2004, 02:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,987
Posted By Heatwave
I saw this link on another forum, and someone...

I saw this link on another forum, and someone commented the 1130 number is an error on the spec sheet. It should be 1170, which I believe in the same as the 1200 cruiser line.

The other debate...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2004, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By Heatwave
Very happy with my +4/+5 Adventure screen. Top...

Very happy with my +4/+5 Adventure screen. Top quality screen.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2003, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By Heatwave
Greg, Nice pictures. You've done a good job...

Greg,

Nice pictures. You've done a good job showing off my back yard. I'm ten minutes from the base of 74. Nothing like a couple blasts up and down the hill to get the blood pumping. Hwy 243...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2003, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By Heatwave
I have the standard Tourpack bag, not the...

I have the standard Tourpack bag, not the Excursion. The only differences are the top pack, one set of zippers, and the extra pockets, I think.

The bag is very well made, almost waterproof, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Heatwave
Thanks guys. I followed the TB SYNC guide...

Thanks guys.

I followed the TB SYNC guide that is posted in the Hall of Wisdom. That's what prompted my concern for the misaligned screws.

The bike is an '04 GS Adventure that I just finished...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2003, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By Heatwave
Tb Sync Question

When doing a TB sync (Twinmax) is it better to have the needle at ZERO at max sensitivity, or have the BBAS's more than 1/2 turn different?

At idle the needle registers 0 up to 8/10 on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2003, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Heatwave
Had both done on Wednesday, took three hours...

Had both done on Wednesday, took three hours total. I had not yet received the O2 sensor notice, but the dealer had just received the parts so they were able to do it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-25-2003, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 194,768
Posted By Heatwave
Wide open spaces... ...

Wide open spaces...

http://home.earthlink.net/~brucedottrips/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/desert.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2003, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By Heatwave
Dan, The bags slide on / off with little...

Dan,

The bags slide on / off with little effort. The bag mounts slip over two bolts on the side rack "locking" it into place. Then from inside the pannier, there are two large knobs that screw...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By Heatwave
Happy-trail Panniers

I had originally set-out to buy a set of Hepco & Becker Standard bags. I spent two months corresponding with a certain German distributor before I finally gave up.

Looking at the...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2003, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,669
Posted By Heatwave
Use the search function for more indepth...

Use the search function for more indepth discussions on the 176C. When I was looking it got a lot of favorable reviews. Some prefer the monochrome version, easier to read in direct sunlight.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2003, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Heatwave
Anyone have a website address for Mountain Sun? ...

Anyone have a website address for Mountain Sun? Did a search but couldn't find them.

THanks
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2003, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By Heatwave
EAP- I did go with the Micatech bar for the...

EAP-

I did go with the Micatech bar for the lights. It's expensive, but a high-quality piece.

Regards.
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2003, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,069
Posted By Heatwave
Another Lightforce Fan

Recently bought the 140's from Micatech with the PIAA harness. Install was fairly painless, and I am very pleased with the results.

I spent a lot of time riding in the mountains last weekend,...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2003, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Heatwave
RAM - CROSSBAR

I bought a one inch rubber plug from Home Depot, cut in in half and notched out the center. The "U" bracket fits the plug contour perfectly, and it allows you to tighten the ram mount to the...
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