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Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By willbkari2
Ha ha, Thanks guys for the advice, ...

Ha ha,
Thanks guys for the advice,

Keeping it I am,

Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By willbkari2
Advice needed please-GS1150

What I have is an 02 1150 Adventure going on 110000 miles. Shall I run it into the ground the way she is or shall I sell it off and acquire another 1150? My 1150 has been well taken care of...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,942
Posted By willbkari2
Id hang an outboard on it!

Id hang an outboard on it!
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By willbkari2
110 dilemma

well here is my question. Upon rebuilding the forks, I loosened up the screws at the bottom of the fork legs thinking it be required to dis assemble the forks as is other forks I have rebuilt. The...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By willbkari2
Wanted, Honda Trail 110 experts........

Any experts here on this bike?

I have a question regarding the fork dis-assembly,


Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,324
Posted By willbkari2
........HHMMMMmmmm. I just had my 02adv apart to...

........HHMMMMmmmm. I just had my 02adv apart to replace the driveshaft and while in there decided to replace this very seal. The oem seal was different in appearance to the replacement as I see...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By willbkari2
Alrighty then,

I have an 02 GS Advenure that I have maintained and ridden 70 thou. Yes, I have replaced the rear drive twice and dealt with the other BMW related issues as well. Still, my wife and I have felt it to...
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By willbkari2
Hey Rick, Ill take one. Ripped off my...

Hey Rick,

Ill take one.

Ripped off my res twice already. If ida had ona them, Id be a richer man!

PMed you,
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By willbkari2
Adventure Suits?

My wife and I purchased a set of these suits at the same time.Bottom line here for you.I have an older Kili jacket and HT over pants that I recieved with a bike purchase recently. Far greater...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,384
Posted By willbkari2
Back-up FD? that the one with reverse?:huh

Whata nightmare riding out on a planned vacation wondering when that all too familiar grumbling feedback will start in the pegs. Have had my...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,716
Posted By willbkari2

PM sent
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,233
Posted By willbkari2
Was there at the Laguna Event. Yup, Stoner kicks...

Was there at the Laguna Event. Yup, Stoner kicks ass fer sher! He did there as well!

Ducati set the price eh? I follow that I do. When you check out their prices on the Ducati Island for hats...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,524
Posted By willbkari2
.......well I best reply. As the "Chief...

.......well I best reply.

As the "Chief of Transportation" for the Laguna Security Team in charge of "watching" the Paddock Mistresses, Id hafta say, these guys made my stay worthwhile fer...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,012
Posted By willbkari2
Anti-freeze Coolant overflow

....its the antifreeze coolant overflow!

Forum: Equipment 09-13-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By willbkari2
Zippers Suck-n-small parts

Had 2 of em. Bags that is and both have had zippers fail. The first I warrenteed and the second I made do with just to avoid the hassle.

Yes, I agree, they have issues it seems with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By willbkari2
1150-850R Final Drive swap?

What do you guys think? Found an 850 FD to swap my 1150 Adventure FD for.

I have seen some threads regarding this swap as a go because of the the lower gearing so to "cow trail".

Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By willbkari2

Check the tire air pressure and look for tire cupping. Will relate vibes to pegs etc.

Lastly, yah, have had a couple of FDs go out and after vibes had reached the pegs etc. Put the bike up on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By willbkari2
02 GS ADv FD switcheroo

Hey all you educated people,

I need some advice.

FD has failed me twice now in 50 thou. Time to change out. I need to do it due to the rig being a work tool as well.

Question though,
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By willbkari2
Right On Rick!

Good on you Rick!

Had good experiences with Rick ourselves. He really took good care of us as well.

Yah, yah, yah. I know, there were/are some complaints on the site.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By willbkari2
Special tool eh?

....does that come with special sauce as well?
For 5 hunert bucks, it better!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By willbkari2
1200 Adventure?

....Is the 1200 what you have then Mate?
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By willbkari2
Need some Help in Sturgis!

Fellow Mates,
I have a Buddy who is limping in with a blown front shock after having been a way up north.Hoping to get a replacement under warranty for a 1200 Adv. Who is the person that makes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By willbkari2
Right on Bruce!

Hey Dude!

Good on you for being able to help this guy out!

Had a friend write this AM from the the Arctic. Blown front shock. Do you roadside assistance? How far will you go?:rofl

Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,826
Posted By willbkari2
It Was Quite a party fer sher!

...good on the check.

Got an email myself saying checks were in the mail.:clap

Will be working for Ron again in a week or so.Hope to get those reccomended changes so to see you all again...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By willbkari2
Ride a bike unseen?

Damn Straight I would.

Seriously, given half an idea of its condition by someone in the know,it should be a reasonable assumption of its ability to make the trip.

When you get an idea...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By willbkari2
No Trailer

.....Id ride it out to you though for a plane fare back!:lol3

What did you buy?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,826
Posted By willbkari2

Any of you Boys been paid yet?

Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,024
Posted By willbkari2
Hey Mate,

Good to meet you the other day in Modesto.

Have a safe trip to Sandy Eggo!

Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By willbkari2
Calling all MotoGP workers!

Mods might move this around I know but I am trying to find the guys I worked with at the MotoGP last weekend.

You guys know who you are,Shane, Woo,F15 Cool Dude and others.

I was the Madman...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By willbkari2
Laguna Fun Works!

Just a short note and I guess I might as well start this thread.I lost my email address info for you guys and gals I had the pleasure of working with and I hope all responds so to keep in touch.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,291
Posted By willbkari2
Replace or rebuild the engine. Keep the...

Replace or rebuild the engine.

Keep the rig.

For me in your situation. Having done all my own work over the years on the bike, Id hate to give it up.Even after a major failure such as this.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By willbkari2
Which Stove?

I have years of experience with many different stoves. Msr's and Snowpeak most recently.

For cooking, us a stove with the remote cannister. Do not use the stove head that threads into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,333
Posted By willbkari2
Thats Great!

Nice to hear of a quality experience with the dealer.

Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By willbkari2
Fragged bearing,

Pinion seal once, rear drive bearing replacement twice in 50 thou.

Unacceptable, but the love the bike too much to unload.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,035
Posted By willbkari2
Sand riding/diving

Hey Mate,
Hope you recover quickly.

Normal stuff for a big bike as the GS. I have the Adventure and it will dive bigtime in sand or loose dirt. What I do is go top gear full wide open and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,272
Posted By willbkari2

Im with Jim,

Cam chain or detonation.

Ride 2 up myself with 1000lbs of crap and wifee and if ya grab it. It will ping.

Cam chain upgrade took care of a MAJOR amount of the engine noise.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 475,514
Posted By willbkari2
Wow! A Legend I have met!

Sooo Cool!

It was nice to meet you Ara in Modesto. Having read all your stories and places of travels it was cool to meet the artist of these travels.

Take Care and keep the stories of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,075
Posted By willbkari2
Ah Dude,

...following this thread about replacing fork seals and Jims suggestion.

I follow you in not asking for advice. Jims suggestion of joining a club was IMO an entry level suggestion of comraderie,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By willbkari2
2 Bothers

Dont do it.

Minimal gain for loudness. Save for a Remus or comparable quality unit.

Just my .02
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By willbkari2

...the suspense was killing me! Glad the dealer decided to take care of you. Sounds like BMW would have blown you off though given the chance.

I hate it when warranty ends. Seems there is...
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