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Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By Mugwest
Sounds like your S didn't come with its toolkit,...

Sounds like your S didn't come with its toolkit, Henry. You should have #10 as seen here:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/1100S%20fiche_zpskbjhrwv9.jpg

Makes all that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,633
Posted By Mugwest
I'll have to disagree on the plastic tank delete...

I'll have to disagree on the plastic tank delete idea above: i think the ugly plastic item is a blessing in disguise in that there's no liner to flake off and eventually interfere w/ the fuel system....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By Mugwest
We talked about that barrel that Steptoe mentions...

We talked about that barrel that Steptoe mentions last year: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1029080

The barrel's freedom to rotate is the key bit of the puzzle w/ cables. The...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Mugwest
Mine has the kicker-- it was a novelty to do...

Mine has the kicker-- it was a novelty to do once in a while but was only really useful a single time at getting me home (dead regulator at night, batt down to under 10v).

I'd agree with the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-04-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,183
Views: 427,988
Posted By Mugwest
You betcha :rofl

You betcha :rofl
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-04-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 29,595
Posted By Mugwest
That's my new pal Slinky II. I didn't piss on him...

That's my new pal Slinky II. I didn't piss on him like Slinky I, but it sure was a Moment of Clarity to realize what he was. Everybody else in camp wanted to kill it, but thanks to Buzz's calm, cool...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-01-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7,662
Views: 595,536
Posted By Mugwest
Super news, Grandpa Happy :dllama

Super news, Grandpa Happy :dllama
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,908
Posted By Mugwest
I have the same Tecumseh engine in a Lawn-Boy...

I have the same Tecumseh engine in a Lawn-Boy (from the rebadged Toro era, early 2000s?). Thing has been a workhorse for all these years from new. Started getting farty last year so i stripped the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-29-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6,531
Views: 558,713
Posted By Mugwest
I'm always leery of bikes that right out of the...

I'm always leery of bikes that right out of the crate look like they've been in a major collision
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-27-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 29,595
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Mugwest
it's a to-MAY-to / to-MAH-to kind of thing, very...

it's a to-MAY-to / to-MAH-to kind of thing, very much subjective. I started w/ Haynes and liked the British-ness of them, have had them for any machine i've ever owned. Never liked the visual...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By Mugwest
What kind of wood was it?

What kind of wood was it?
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,551
Posted By Mugwest
The stock sidestand is everyone's kicking boy. ...

The stock sidestand is everyone's kicking boy.

Add a tang to it, and you're done:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/IMGP2384.jpg

With the tang, you just bump the spring loaded...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Mugwest
It's the double-edged sword of Gore-Tex. I've...

It's the double-edged sword of Gore-Tex. I've toyed w/ the idea of some Gore-Tex boots for years but after living w/ Gore-Tex gloves (Klim) for a year now, i think i'll stick to non-waterproof boots...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Mugwest
Outstanding, Edwin-- thanks a ton :thumb ...

Outstanding, Edwin-- thanks a ton :thumb

Maybe next summer i can hook up with some you MS guys on my way to link up w/ TAT :ricky
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 123,057
Posted By Mugwest
Beemster: what tank bag is that-- the BMW Vario...

Beemster: what tank bag is that-- the BMW Vario or something more modern? :ear
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Mugwest
Cool! I've learned some Alabamanese today:...

Cool! I've learned some Alabamanese today: 'early' and 'early early' = 1988, on a model range that goes back to 1970. Farrrrr out, man.... :trp

'early' on the rest of planet Earth = the old...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-10-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,531
Views: 558,713
Posted By Mugwest
Ad copy is too long. Didn't read.

Ad copy is too long. Didn't read.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Mugwest
The only rear main seal presently available from...

The only rear main seal presently available from BMW, for all Airheads 1970-1995, is 11 11 1 338 342. It debuted with the 100GS and had a 1988 service bulletin describing pre-forming the teflon lip...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,857
Posted By Mugwest
Straight urine, bitches :nod (Actually Buzz...

Straight urine, bitches :nod

(Actually Buzz turned me on to a wee dab of Listerine in the mix. Shake and dump later, then fill. Listerine on its own is disgusting but the trace left in the...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 123,057
Posted By Mugwest
I asked Prutser about that back on October-- he...

I asked Prutser about that back on October-- he gave me that link to MotoGadget but also said there were tons of that switch on eBay/Amazon/Alibaba etc. When i looked every switch i found in that...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By Mugwest
And they have absolutely no business going...

And they have absolutely no business going off-pavement EVER. I wear them as commuters and even in that profile they're a little weak.

OP: demanding an MX boot to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,180
Posted By Mugwest
One of your first rites of passage is to take a...

One of your first rites of passage is to take a screwdriver and lever that pissant plug out of there-- bonus points if it crumbles, dissolves, falls in the motor, etc. It makes zero difference.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,353
Posted By Mugwest
What he said ^ ^ I wrote 8,429 words...

What he said ^ ^

I wrote 8,429 words (approximately) on this a few weeks ago. I'll bet it sounds familiar to you, OP: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26437586&postcount=21

The...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mugwest
C'mon, Anton-- you're harshing the group circle...

C'mon, Anton-- you're harshing the group circle jerk talking sense like that.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Mugwest
Thanks, men. I've PM'd Backwoods and Trophy :thumb

Thanks, men. I've PM'd Backwoods and Trophy :thumb
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Mugwest
Mississippi FF's: Dirt route from Mobile to Little Rock?

Looking at connecting w/ the TAT up in north MS, coming from Mobile area. Want as little tar as possible.

Anybody have a dirt/DS route that cuts diagonally across MS? Or even parts of routes i...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,790
Posted By Mugwest
Yep. Now where's my Get-back Whip? :lol3

Yep. Now where's my Get-back Whip? :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 123,057
Posted By Mugwest
So shall we take a vote, gang? Did she succeed? ...

So shall we take a vote, gang? Did she succeed? :lol3


Thanks for the inspiration, Beamster! :rilla
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,790
Posted By Mugwest
I keep thinking of tons of reasons why this...

I keep thinking of tons of reasons why this entire proposal is a Bad Idea: no garage/storage, no tools, no wrench experience, crackheads, RS too nice to leave parked outside, RS too heavy, RS too...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By Mugwest
This thread needs more MIL-spec

This thread needs more MIL-spec
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-25-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,531
Views: 558,713
Posted By Mugwest
Ran when parked.

Ran when parked.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,590
Posted By Mugwest
i can confirm this. Presently, even :D Read on,...

i can confirm this. Presently, even :D Read on, OldM3...

I've been through the Hall sensor initiation a few years ago, and i've been through trashy injectors. Thus i know what a dead-stop...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,793
Posted By Mugwest
+ 8 Pretty much all you need to know. I...

+ 8 Pretty much all you need to know.

I have their superb wire/cable cutters in a few models, and 3 sizes of the plierswrench (6", 7", and 10"). They are a joy to use and you will be finding...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,764
Posted By Mugwest
That's becoming a problem as HF keeps changing...

That's becoming a problem as HF keeps changing mfr's and design of this changer: the new models don't have features the old (ie 2006 in my case) have, so we're not always on the same page.

If the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-23-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 153,759
Posted By Mugwest
:augie...

:augie (http://overlandexpo.squarespace.com/storage/IMG_2992.JPG)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,709
Posted By Mugwest
I saw that band in Branson! They were AWESOME....

I saw that band in Branson! They were AWESOME. The guitar guy used a sidestand (extended) as a slide :super
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Mugwest
Also, you could prolly find a few hundred of them...

Also, you could prolly find a few hundred of them at any junkyard in the world. Any machine for about the last 40 years running Bosch injection components will have that same clip.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,134
Posted By Mugwest
I was busy prepping my own Genuine Sweetheart for...

I was busy prepping my own Genuine Sweetheart for x-mas travels when this thread came out, so i'm just seeing it. Excellent heart all the way around. And it's food for thought on what to do 'when...
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