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Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 692,455
Posted By s1marks
Check your Brake Discs - Do it now - Do it often,

Will post pics in the next couple of days but just wanted to post this out there.

CHECK YOUR BRAKE DISCS FOR CRACKS.

Maybe this happens more often than I realize but I was pretty shocked to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,947
Posted By s1marks
Are we still talking about AJ's arse?

Are we still talking about AJ's arse?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,947
Posted By s1marks
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By s1marks
You'll need to post a link or provide more...

You'll need to post a link or provide more details. Nothing obvious I can see on there page here;http://www.motosport.com/motorcycle/brake-lines

And dang. Just ordered a speigler 2 days ago!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By s1marks
I don't see the relevance either. They fucked...

I don't see the relevance either. They fucked them up, they put them right.

If they can get them to polish out to 'as new' condition then fair enough, if not locate some boutique company that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By s1marks
This is slowoldguy, Texas Roads, back end of...

This is slowoldguy, Texas Roads, back end of summer, so my bet is sub-1000. I hope I am wrong but my bet is 805.

Miles.

I think he should be able to do it in that!

S1
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By s1marks
pictures

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I said I would upload some...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By s1marks
Thanks you everyone for the replies. Like I said...

Thanks you everyone for the replies. Like I said I am a noob at this stuff so your comments are an education to me and most welcome.

What I am triyng to build is some valve cover guards for my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By s1marks
Alex, try calling BMW is western Oregon in...

Alex, try calling BMW is western Oregon in Tigard. They had one in stock last time I was in.
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By s1marks
Thanks for the response Beezer. I'm not sure if I...

Thanks for the response Beezer. I'm not sure if I am not explaining what I want to do correctly or if I'm just way out of my depth!

Here is the stock I was looking at (although I will look for...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By s1marks
Aluminum bending and scoring

So Im sure there are plenty of people here that do this routinely but Im a newb at this so please bear with me.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 19,889
Posted By s1marks
Am I the only one? I get the original idea, but...

Am I the only one? I get the original idea, but I can't fathom how this one works at all!

also am I right in thinking that the spacer only works with the original BMW clutch? (thought I read...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-28-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,587,598
Posted By s1marks
OK....let's see if this works. I'm going...

OK....let's see if this works.

I'm going to call this place for tonight (tonight is Thursday 28th August 2014 btw....just in case there aren't any more posts in this thread during the next...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By s1marks
Hmmm, very timely thread for me. So I discovered...

Hmmm, very timely thread for me. So I discovered today that my front right rotor is 'loose'. That is to say when you grab it with your hand and wiggle it there is distinct 'play'. I removed the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By s1marks
Try Mike at BeemerBoneyard I know they carry new...

Try Mike at BeemerBoneyard I know they carry new clutch parts and shipping is very quick.


S1
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By s1marks
I asked the same question to Jesse Service when I...

I asked the same question to Jesse Service when I first got mine. (same deal, got them used, mine are also black and I have some white aluminum oxide starting to show through the pores in the finish...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By s1marks
Yes Please. I have a commercial equivalent...

Yes Please. I have a commercial equivalent already but it is not bright enough. Works OK at night but in bright sunlight I miss it going off.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,587,598
Posted By s1marks
I don't know of anywhere that carries them...

I don't know of anywhere that carries them locally, but motorcyclesuperstore is just down the road (Medford I think) and they can usually deliver them to Portland by the next day if you can get an...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,635
Posted By s1marks
Of course Weight is a factor, but I think an...

Of course Weight is a factor, but I think an equally important one is physical size of what you pack.

I have riden 2 BDR's (Oregon and Washington). I didn't pack much food with either because as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,947
Posted By s1marks
IN. Dibs on you camper if it's availble. Will...

IN. Dibs on you camper if it's availble. Will bring the small bike.

S1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8,744
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,201,337
Posted By s1marks
Bump for New Price.

*****PRICE REDUCED TO $500*****
Richardson Brothers Dining Room set
<!-- #dg-post-title --><!-- message -->Richardson Dining Room set for sale. Solid Oak.

The quaility of this set is 2nd to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,587,598
Posted By s1marks
WooHoo. There is life in the old thrread yet. ...

WooHoo. There is life in the old thrread yet. On my way home. IN!

6 works good. See you there.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By s1marks
I have the same problem with my tall Z-Technik...

I have the same problem with my tall Z-Technik screen. I found that I could use the screen with my tobinators if I 'set' the tobinators first and then attached the screen, a real pain to have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By s1marks
All, thank you very much indeed for the...

All, thank you very much indeed for the responses.

I will remove the wheel and the nylon drive cog to the speedo, refit the wheel and see if I can still hear that squeel and clicking sound. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By s1marks
Perhaps my question was not simple enough. Can I...

Perhaps my question was not simple enough. Can I use these VxB bearings as direct replacements for the OEM part?

I'm a newb where bearings are concerned and I'd like reassuarce before fitting...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By s1marks
Front Wheel Bearings R1150GS (2001)

The front wheel on my R1150GS (2001) is making a distinct 'clicking' sound and the occasional screech when rotated (brake calipers removed to elimiate them from the equation). It sounds like one of...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,044
Posted By s1marks
I am a fan of them. I ran maybe 6 or 7 shinko...

I am a fan of them. I ran maybe 6 or 7 shinko 705 radials before the M40's and I think the M40's get marginally better miliage (pretty sure that the front, which is still on the bike, will do quite...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 83,798
Posted By s1marks
Bug sister, sorry to have to post this but I am...

Bug sister, sorry to have to post this but I am afraid I am also out. This transpires it is the only week this summer that I can't make it.

Please keep me on the auto-in for next year though. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8,744
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,201,337
Posted By s1marks
Richardson Brothers Dining Room set

8 Chairs, large Oak table (with 4 leaves) and Hutch. As New condition.

Price Drop - New Price $795

See original Post here;...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,744
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,201,337
Posted By s1marks
Richardson Brothers Dining Room set

Richardson Dining Room set for sale. Solid Oak.

The quaility of this set is 2nd to none. It is used but is litterally in "As New" condition. Comes with 8 chairs, China display cabinet and 4...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,242
Posted By s1marks
Take a look on You Tube for hpow you can break a...

Take a look on You Tube for hpow you can break a bead with a long and a short length of 2X4. I use this method every time I break a bead and it has not failed me yet. No need to but a bead breaker...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,146
Posted By s1marks
I'll be on the Husky 630. I'm not sure which day...

I'll be on the Husky 630. I'm not sure which day I will be riding, I should find out tonight.

I'll be on the Husky 630. I'm not sure which day I will be riding, I should be told tonight. :lol3...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,146
Posted By s1marks
They already re-built the washed out bit by Foss...

They already re-built the washed out bit by Foss Rd, was there a couple of weeks ago. Would not suprize me if they had already rebuilt the bit at the bottom of Beaverslide. Considering what a total...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By s1marks
I took my pin into ACE Hardware and found a clip...

I took my pin into ACE Hardware and found a clip that fit. Home Depot or Lowes don't typically carry the variety of stuff you need in these situations. If you want a bolt or a washer of a certain...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,113
Posted By s1marks
Defintely some great suggestions in here already...

Defintely some great suggestions in here already that will have me re-evaluating what I carry. I ride often alone and fairly often after dark in places where from safety standpoint I probably...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,177
Posted By s1marks
Just found this today. Wow! looks fantaatic,...

Just found this today. Wow! looks fantaatic, will definitely be using for this summers big trip. Will play some more over the next few weeks.

So many roads, so little time!

S1
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By s1marks
Never had any experience with them but I recomend...

Never had any experience with them but I recomend you call your credit card coimpany straight away. You have limited time with Credit Cards to report this kind of problem and then it becomes YOUR...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 23,657
Posted By s1marks
Pics and Video

I uploaded all the pictures and videos I took to Dropbox (too many to post here). Please try the following link for all of them;

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/olq9pktd2wh051c/akPD8p9sY4


Next...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,587,598
Posted By s1marks
3/20/2014 Meetup.

Making a call for meetup tonight: McMinnemens Imbrie Hall on Cornelious Pass road. (leave H26 and head south on Cornelious pass road for less than 1/4 mile, Imbrie Hall is on the right immediatly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,181
Posted By s1marks
I 2nd Scott's nomination if you REALLY don't want...

I 2nd Scott's nomination if you REALLY don't want to do it yourself. You might want to wait for a KLR tech day and have someone show you OR you could make the Hells canyon meetup (June. Wallawa...
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