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Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By gone fishing
I think there is a Youtube video detailing the...

I think there is a Youtube video detailing the procedure.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By gone fishing
Oil thread bump.

I love oil threads!:lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,710
Posted By gone fishing
1.5 amp trickle charger.

On my grandfathers van we installed a cheap 1.5 amp trickle charger and got him to start plugging it in when parked. He drove the van for several more years with no problems.
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25,848
Views: 3,109,327
Posted By gone fishing
New to me 98 DR350se

Hello. Just bought a 98 and pleased with it so far. Been going over it, cleaning it up and fixing it up to suit me. Took off the back wheel, and found that it doesnt have a cush hub??? I thought all...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By gone fishing
Progressive shocks for R1150GS??

In the market for a set of shocks. Keep seeing these progressive brand on ebay at an attractive price. Anybody running them? Can't find any threads talking about them.
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,769
Posted By gone fishing
I hate interstate travel on a motorcycle. That...

I hate interstate travel on a motorcycle. That being said, I did a fly and ride from Miami to Virginia back in April. Bought a 02 GS adventure on Sat and had to be at work Mon morning. All interstate...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By gone fishing
Refilling shock preload adjuster.

2002 R1150GS Adventure. Mine would turn more 20 clicks before I felt any resistance. Did a little research here and found the info I needed. Simple fix. Took about 15 minutes. After topping off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By gone fishing
Just did a fly and ride to pick up my 02 GS...

Just did a fly and ride to pick up my 02 GS adventure back in April. Florida to Virginia. I bought a adapter to plug my car garmin into the bmw style plug. Cost about $16. Hope you have a great trip!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By gone fishing
Checked a couple more things. Took the gas cap...

Checked a couple more things. Took the gas cap off last night. Looking in with a flashlight, I could see the float arm. Its free and floating at the top of the fuel level. Reached in with a bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By gone fishing
Thanks for the help. Plug connection in good...

Thanks for the help. Plug connection in good shape. Will just live with it till the next time the tank needs to come off.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By gone fishing
Little help troubleshooting fuel gauge.

Have a 02 R1150GS adventure. Changed the fuel filter last week. Everything went smoothly, no problems getting it back together. Bike sat about a week with a empty tank. Poured a gallon in it last...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By gone fishing
Trip went well. No problems. Just 1122 miles of...

Trip went well. No problems. Just 1122 miles of getting to know my new to me GS adventure.:D
Forum: Americas 04-19-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By gone fishing
The permit has instructions to put place it in...

The permit has instructions to put place it in the rear window of the car along with the bill of sale. Gues I might try the zip lock, and duct tape trick.
Forum: Americas 04-17-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By gone fishing
Fly and ride.

Getting ready to do my first fly and ride. Florida to Virginia. Went ahead and bought a one way trip permit to get the bike home. Should I try and laminate it and mount on the back of the bike, or it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By gone fishing
Dual sport wiring help.

Hey guys,
Setting up a DRZ400E to be road legal. Bought a basic kit, but it didnt come with a wiring diagram. My state requires hi and low beam, horn, tail light and brake light. Was planning on...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,267
Posted By gone fishing
I just bought a set of GS handguards from the...

I just bought a set of GS handguards from the fleamarket here. Bolt on and fit perfect.
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By gone fishing
Bring a beer, and you can use this one any time.:D

Bring a beer, and you can use this one any time.:D
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By gone fishing
Thanks for the help. I wasnt making sure the tire...

Thanks for the help. I wasnt making sure the tire was in the deepest part of the rim. Tire went on pretty easy after that.
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By gone fishing
Tire machine tips.

Help! Just bought a used coats 220. Going to start changing out my own tires. I had watched others do it before, but I must have not paid close enough attention. My old tire came off easy. Tried...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By gone fishing
Heated grip question.

Been setting up a low mile 97 r850r as my commuter bike. Didnt come with heated grips. Are the OEM bmw heated grips worth paying for or will the cheaper set ups work as well?
Thanks,
Fred
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 147,365
Posted By gone fishing
99 zrx1100

Bought a 99 ZRX1100 last fall. Had a poster of Eddie Lawson riding the original back in the day. Wanted to like it so bad. Probably the coolest looking bike I've ever had. About 50 miles was all I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,015
Posted By gone fishing
Yes. That bike is the one. I looked at it...

Yes. That bike is the one. I looked at it yesterday and the owner let me take it for a ride. It ran well. I did notice the steering lock when trying to get it out of the building. Thought it was odd...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,015
Posted By gone fishing
Ducati 900ss CR

Found one local to me on craiglist. Yellow, forks reworked, and the 41mm K carbs added. 11k miles and looks good. Thought the price seemed a little low, but after getting home and searching prices,...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By gone fishing
Bought alot of stuff for the concours from them...

Bought alot of stuff for the concours from them in the last two years. Never had a problem. Always fast and good service.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23,960
Views: 4,072,822
Posted By gone fishing
Cool. Thanks for going to the trouble of getting...

Cool. Thanks for going to the trouble of getting the pictures. That is exactly the same light and bracket that came with my bike. Hope you dont mind if I copy your setup.:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 23,960
Views: 4,072,822
Posted By gone fishing
I would really appreciate the picture. I am not...

I would really appreciate the picture. I am not sure what brand my dual sport kit is. All the stuff came with the bike but wasnt installed.
Thanks,
Fred
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23,960
Views: 4,072,822
Posted By gone fishing
License plate bracket mount

Just picked up a 2001 400E that I am setting up to be road legal. How are you guy mounting your brake light and license bracket to your rear fender? Just drilling a couple of holes? Is the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By gone fishing
Didnt realize the motor was the same as the S....

Didnt realize the motor was the same as the S. The E having more power than the S was the main reason I was interested in it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By gone fishing
Wanting 2k for it. From the pics it looks like a...

Wanting 2k for it. From the pics it looks like a vapor and a fmf pipe and the gel seat. Couple of different sets of tires.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By gone fishing
DRZ 400 E question.

Been on the lookout for a street legal dirt bike to kick around on some. Found a 2006 DRZ400E that has been titled here in Virginia. What do you guys think they are worth? Seems like a pretty easy...
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By gone fishing
Thanks for the info and the link. Lots to read...

Thanks for the info and the link. Lots to read about there.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By gone fishing
1996 Triumph Tiger

Just picked up a 96 Tiger project off of craigslist. One of the things that need to be fixed is that the petcock leaks by and wont shut off. I priced the stock replacement on bike bandit ( $105...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 797,686
Posted By gone fishing
Todays craiglist find!

http://<a href=1995 triumph daytona 900. Wish me luck!
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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,697
Posted By gone fishing
No sport bikes.

Last fall I had a ZRX with a D&D slip on. The first time out with my 11 year old daughter, was pulled over for 55 in a 45. I think the trooper was surprised when he found a dad and daughter instead...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,463
Posted By gone fishing
DR650. I just picked up a set of happy trails...

DR650. I just picked up a set of happy trails racks and pelican 1550's.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,463
Posted By gone fishing
Attaching pelican cases to racks.

Just picked up a set of pelican cases. I know that happy trails makes a kit, but was wondering how all you inmates were installing them? U-bolts? Bolts straight thru the rack? Just didnt want to pay...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 97,570
Views: 18,522,580
Posted By gone fishing
My two cents on carb mods. I am lucky that I have...

My two cents on carb mods. I am lucky that I have two DR's. A 97 and a 99. The 97 motor is stone stock except for a twin air filter after the stock one fell apart. All of it mods are to make it my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 97,570
Views: 18,522,580
Posted By gone fishing
Skid plate question.

Just picked up a OEM suzuki skidplate for my DR. The front engine mount bolt is 9 1/2 inches long. It needs to be about 10 1/2 inches long to fit the mounting tabs on the skidplate. Where have ya'll...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 97,570
Views: 18,522,580
Posted By gone fishing
Thanks for the replys. The FMF came with a 97 I...

Thanks for the replys. The FMF came with a 97 I bought last year. I commute on it almost every day. Its stone stock and gets about 60 mpg on my drive to work, so I didnt want to mess with it. I might...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 97,570
Views: 18,522,580
Posted By gone fishing
Jetting question.

Picked up a 99 last Sat. Previous owner had opened the top of the airbox, installed k&n with foam cover and a dynojet kit using a 160 main. Bike runs great and starts easy. It has the stock muffler...
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