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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
I decatted my stock exhaust- Works pretty good,...

I decatted my stock exhaust- Works pretty good, Easy to do.
I did the cutting on the front seam w/ a whizzer wheel and the cat is right there. Then used a sawzall to cut out the cat. Had a friend w/...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By trailrider71us
Nice pics

Great report Cali, love the pics from the old airport. Had mine out yesterday.
Had to make a 250 mile roundtripper for blue cheese for my salad.:D
www.roellicheese.com (http://www.roellicheese.com)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
The reason you do not want it in the airbox is it...

The reason you do not want it in the airbox is it dumps all the oil vapors into the airbox, throttle body, and your idle sensor causing your bike not to idle. Then you have to disassemble the whole...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Get a spare

Swamp- Just buy a spare 650X. Thats what I did. You can have 2 for the price of a nice used KTM 690
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
They are about 50lbs. heavier. Big dog has...

They are about 50lbs. heavier.
Big dog has one, here is a link to it.
http://www.bigdogadventures.com/11HuskyTR650.htm


Sean
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Nannygate

It will have ABS Swamp. All BMWs since 2012 have ABS.
Even the 690 has ABS and traction control now.
You can never get away from your NANNY!!!!! ha ha

Sean
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 25,553
Posted By trailrider71us
Thanks for the build.

Congrats on the "completion" of your build. I have used it as a reference quite a few times working on my bikes.
Colebatch's threads were inspiring also. :clap

Thanks- Sean
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
I used it on my bike, it is not a premix. You...

I used it on my bike, it is not a premix. You have to mix it w/ distilled water.
You need a low silicon coolant.
I have had trouble getting my cylinder bleed before when filling the cooling system...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
I just ordered one too for my spare parts that I...

I just ordered one too for my spare parts that I carry on trips.

Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
650x Rally Fairing :)

You could look at these fairings to : <cite class="_Rm">www.britanniacomposites (http://www.<b>britanniacomposites</b>).com/</cite>
Never had one myself, but have heard some good things about them....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Ohlins

Dan

www.kyleusa.com
Ask for Dan
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Suspension

Swamp- I sent mine to: http://www.konflictmotorsports.com/
James Renazco recommended Alex. Small one man show specializing in
European bikes. Answers the fone and does the work himself.
I got...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Nice post

Nice post on the waterproofing, Should have them put it on Page 1 of this thread for reference.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
You can get an Ohlins for around $760. Yes,...

You can get an Ohlins for around $760.
Yes, They do Rock. Transforms the bike.


Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
BTO Sports

BTO Sports has em for $228 w/ free shipping. They even knock more off at checkout. My total bill was $642 and they knocked off another $60 at checkout.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Front sprocket

There is 2 ways to install the front sprocket. The sprocket itself is marked
"EXT". This side faces out. You won't see it unless you wipe the grime off.
I do not know if any aftermarket sprockets...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
pegs

Snooker- They measure 2.25" front to back, 4.75" wide. Almost an 1"3/8ths wider than stock.

Thanks to all for the input.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
Pro moto billet Adventure pegs

Is any one running the Pro moto billet Adventure pegs?

www.promotobillet.com/i-13389972-gs-gsw-models-650-800-1150-1200-models-1993-2014-adventure-foot-pegs.html...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
Gas Cap

I called TT about the gas cap a month ago and they said it was dicontinued because they had alot of trouble w/ it leaking.:lol3
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
Guards

One of my bikes came w/ it along w/ the radiator crash bars. It is a stout setup for sure.
Sean
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,668
Posted By trailrider71us
Nice

Nice report on the TET. Eastern riding is underrated.
Thanks-Sean
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,763
Views: 1,225,955
Posted By trailrider71us
rear rack

Here is a rear rack that looks pretty good. Never seen one in person, but I know a lot of guys have wanted something like this.
No affiliation.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By trailrider71us
Howzit

So, how is it?
Pics?

Sean
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Shock

[/QUOTE] Difficult question as we all ride differently but I would like to hear some feed back from others about the reliability of the other options out there[/QUOTE]


I am running an Ohlins and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
tires

I would not hesitate to use TKC-80s . Good in all conditions, Use em a lot,
get 3-4k miles on the rears.
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Dirty Idle sensor

The main reason the throttle body and idle sensor get dirty is the PCV dumps :puke1 into the airbox. This oily mist plugs everything up w/n 5-10000 miles requiring a reclean. The alternative is to...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,461
Posted By trailrider71us
pegs, shifter and risers

I used the HPN lowering and rearward pegs and this shift lever: http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-5/8500169.html (http://www.bmw2valve.com/motorcycle/C-5/8500169.html)

I also used the bar...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,283
Posted By trailrider71us
Go650X

Good ride report. Reminds me of my 013 COBDR trip.
Gotta love the Xchallenges.:clap
Sean
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 1,308,123
Posted By trailrider71us
Spare Fuel pump

Maybe this is 205,so what.
Has anyone used this fuel pump on their G650X?
Thought it would be a nice spare in the tool roll.
A lot cheaper than the OEM pump.
Sean
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,729
Views: 2,054,791
Posted By trailrider71us
screen

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/HP2E/8110130.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,729
Views: 2,054,791
Posted By trailrider71us
Amen

Amen on the no Gizmo crap! BMW does not build a bike w/o at least ABS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,729
Views: 2,054,791
Posted By trailrider71us
Wierd pics.

OK Lucinda-
"Weird stuff keeps happening on this trip. I'll post a photo series if wanted"

Please post some of those weird pics. You are great photographer.
Thanks-Sean
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,729
Views: 2,054,791
Posted By trailrider71us
Hot stuff

I put the BMW stuff on mine, It replaces both handgrip assemblies including the controls connected to the handgrips. This gives you a factory On/Off switch. It is a really nice setup, works really...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 41,210
Posted By trailrider71us
In

Rode the COBDR and UTBDR solo last year. Good time was had by all.
Sean
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,339
Posted By trailrider71us
on my way

Going on the R80G/S. It is a pretty good time and alot of good riding in the area.
Sean
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-07-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,275
Sticky: TetS
Views: 122,707
Posted By trailrider71us
Aok

Chip- Got it!
Thanks-Sean
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,499
Sticky: Tet
Views: 157,903
Posted By trailrider71us
Got it

Chip-Got the stuff.:evil
Thanks-Sean
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By trailrider71us
Visiting Washington D.C.

Was thinking of visiting DC and looking for some advice.
Tell me if my plan is dumb.
Was thinking of taking my truck camper with my Versa Haul on the receiver hitch and my G650X on it.
Was going...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,729
Views: 2,054,791
Posted By trailrider71us
More please

Please clutter,I'm really enjoying it.You are on a great trip and I like the pics.We are doing the fall harvest here in Wisconsin.It is nice to see someone having a wonderful trip while we are...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,414
Posted By trailrider71us
R69s

There was a R69S on Ebay that was dissasembled (i.e.Basket case)
that sold for around $8500.
Another couple R60/2 I saw recently for $6K w/ a bad engine
another total basket for $3600 firm.
...
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