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Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By SFSlim
Found it: Engine rear main seal outer:...

Found it:

Engine rear main seal outer: 11111341087: $27.07
Engine rear main seal inner: 11111341135: $27.07

Transmission input seal: 23121340331: $17.35
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By SFSlim
Anyone have the part number for the rear main...

Anyone have the part number for the rear main seal (1996 r1100GS)?


11111341087 ?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By SFSlim
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By SFSlim
Seeking a dirtbike for Sheetiron 300: beg/borrow/rent/buy?

Do you have a unused dirtbike sitting around? Or one that you could live without for the weeked?

I'm looking for something to ride in this weekend's Sheetiron 300, a two-day offroad event held...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,814
Posted By SFSlim
I wish! Sadly, on a teacher's pay there's...

I wish!

Sadly, on a teacher's pay there's just no possible way I could afford a $3K set of luggage.

Add to that the fact that, at current, the Metal Mule systems on offer don't meet a couple of...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,814
Posted By SFSlim
I think the racks may actually be identical....

I think the racks may actually be identical. Given Twisted Throttle a call. They're surprisingly helpful.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,814
Posted By SFSlim
Gah. Was about to pull the trigger on a Trax...

Gah. Was about to pull the trigger on a Trax purchase through Twisted Throttle myself and just got the same bad news. Apparently they received the initial production run from SW-MOTECH and found them...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,183
Posted By SFSlim
130K on my '95 R1100GS. Will likely need to...

130K on my '95 R1100GS.

Will likely need to replace the clutch soon, but other than that, it's still as strong as the day I bought it, some 40K or so ago.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,814
Posted By SFSlim
Anyone taken possession of a set of these yet?

Anyone taken possession of a set of these yet?
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,814
Posted By SFSlim
Just got off the phone with Matt at...

Just got off the phone with Matt at http://www.twistedthrottle.com/ who was very helpful and knowledgable, and gave the following info:

- Their currently expected shipping date is now June (back...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,814
Posted By SFSlim
These look VERY nice, especially for the price....

These look VERY nice, especially for the price. I'm a big fan of the 1200GSA bags by TT, and nearly bought a set of them on eBay last week even though I had no idea if or how I'd be able to adapt...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,073
Posted By SFSlim
One more confirmation here that LINE-X won't...

One more confirmation here that LINE-X won't prevent the re-occurrence of bubbles on a plastic tank.

Spent more hours than I care to recall last year painstakingly stripping the old, badly bubbled...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By SFSlim
Thanks! I had -thought- the tanks were the...

Thanks!

I had -thought- the tanks were the same, but suddenly got concerned that they weren't.

Anyway, I was able to pick up a used tank in fair condition for $100. It has a dent on one side...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By SFSlim
Thanks - But I have a line on a 2001 tank...

Thanks - But I have a line on a 2001 tank locally, which would save me a bundle on shipping, provided it fits.

I've gotta move fast on this, so can anyone confirm whether or not a tank from a 2001...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By SFSlim
will a 2001 tank fit a 1995 GS?

Tank from a 2001 1150GS. Same or similar (enough) to the tank on a 1995 1100? Or is it too different to work?

Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,211
Posted By SFSlim
Bumpity bump?

Bumpity bump?
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,485
Posted By SFSlim
Just emailed Best Rest Products (the US firm...

Just emailed Best Rest Products (the US firm which had been in talks to become Metal Mule's domestic distributor) and promptly received this response:



Which is a shame, as their UK prices are...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,485
Posted By SFSlim
Anyone know if they've got US distribution...

Anyone know if they've got US distribution working yet?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By SFSlim
The bike is my GF's Buell Blast. The four bolts...

The bike is my GF's Buell Blast. The four bolts in question connected the frame to the crankcase, and evidently sheared off over time, somehow.

I've already stripped the bike to remove the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-29-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,900
Posted By SFSlim
Then I must be some kind of...

Then I must be some kind of "super-GSer"!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-29-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,211
Posted By SFSlim
Awesome. Thanks everyone. I've now got a couple...

Awesome. Thanks everyone. I've now got a couple good leads to follow up on.

I'll let you know what I find out.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-29-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By SFSlim
Thanks! This is exactly the sort of...

Thanks! This is exactly the sort of recommendation I'm seeking, but since the part in question is the entire engine my preference is to find a shop local to SF. Someplace I can just drive the engine...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-29-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By SFSlim
Thanks! But before posting here I did...

Thanks!

But before posting here I did actually enter several similar Google queries, and got those same results.

I suppose I should have been more clear, but what I'm specifically looking for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,211
Posted By SFSlim
I've tried a couple, but they weren't interested...

I've tried a couple, but they weren't interested in doing anything custom. Seems like if it isn't a simple "take off the stock unit and bolt on the aftermarket equivalent" they don't want the hassle....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By SFSlim
Seeking an SF Bay Area shop with an EDM (Electrical Discharge Machining) setup

In the process of repairing four sheared bolts on a Buell Blast. Three came out fine, but a screw extractor broke off inside the last one. Twice.

Was able to get the first extractor tip out okay,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,211
Posted By SFSlim
Question Seeking custom exhaust shop in SF Bay Area

Can anyone recommend a shop (or individual) who can bend a custom exhaust pipe?

I'm changing my '95 r1100GS over from a Two Brothers unit (w/ the cat eliminator pipe) to an underseat...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,664
Posted By SFSlim
Good stuff in this thread (as well as numerous...

Good stuff in this thread (as well as numerous others here):

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=158371
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By SFSlim
Just an update: Thanks to the help of alls...

Just an update: Thanks to the help of alls y'alls, I was able to tackle this repair entirely by myself. That was a couple of years ago, and I've easily put another 15k (or more) on the bike since...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,611
Posted By SFSlim
Dainese V-Neck picture

Photos:

Dainese V-Neck
http://www.kneedraggers.com/image_storage/c/86/c865c78c4713685e8944e3519f9741ab_rough.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,611
Posted By SFSlim
A brief update: After handing down my Icon...

A brief update:

After handing down my Icon "field armor" vest to my girlfriend, I ended up with two different set-ups for armor that I'm pretty pleased with.

The first is a full set of T-Pro...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-02-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,337
Posted By SFSlim
India moto trip advice?

So I'll be departing from SFO for BOM (Mumbai) on the 23rd of this month for a five-week bike trip in India with three friends of mine. One is leaving from SF with me and the other is already waiting...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,907
Posted By SFSlim
I'm quite happy with my T-Pro "Forcefield" gear,...

I'm quite happy with my T-Pro "Forcefield" gear, of which I have (and wear daily) the following:

1 pair strap-on limb protectors (knees/shin)
http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=44691
( They...
Forum: Asia 11-24-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By SFSlim
Oh man - You're totally right. I thought I had...

Oh man - You're totally right. I thought I had posted it there, but, er...

That's it. I'm quitting quitting coffee.

Moderator?
Forum: Asia 11-23-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By SFSlim
A couple additional thoughts: Given that we're...

A couple additional thoughts: Given that we're not likely to be attaining supersport speeds on our rented Enfields, I'm rating impact protection above abrasion protection, and plan to wear a...
Forum: Asia 11-23-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By SFSlim
Jacket / pants recommendations for S. India in January?

A few mates are planning a trip around the south of India from December through the end of January (or so).

All of my current gear has been selected over the years for year-round use in San...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,080
Posted By SFSlim
The second thing to go from by black beast, after...

The second thing to go from by black beast, after the appendix. Er, I mean the charcoal canister.
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 86,546
Posted By SFSlim
A decision I heartily agree with! Well done! ...

A decision I heartily agree with! Well done!

I hope that the overwhelmingly positive response here will translate into many sales of this DVD for you, and make the production of a follow-up...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 86,546
Posted By SFSlim
Thumb All kidding aside, "Dual Sport Riding Techniques"...

All kidding aside, "Dual Sport Riding Techniques" is THE must-have DVD for dual-sport motorcyclists. Ned Suesse's instructions are insightful, easy to understand, and presented with great visual...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 86,546
Posted By SFSlim
Agreed. Just finished watching mine, and...

Agreed.

Just finished watching mine, and while it is very well produced (especially for what is essentially a labor of love for a rather esoteric sport) it did feel a little short. I know, I know:...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,461
Posted By SFSlim
Great answer! I can dig it. Good luck with...

Great answer! I can dig it.

Good luck with the sale, and whatever project beckons next!
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