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Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,885
Posted By EddMc
Maybe you should consider another brand. ...

Maybe you should consider another brand.

like Altrider
(http://www.altrider.com/altrider-headlight-guard-kit-for-the-bmw-r-1200-gs-water-cooled/pid/1666/cid/4)
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
Only once so far. But it got me into the habit of...

Only once so far. But it got me into the habit of checking the oil 4 times before I add any. Usually with a short ride in between.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,234
Posted By EddMc
Why are you guys riding without pants on?:eek1

Why are you guys riding without pants on?:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
I wouldn't worry. I rode a hard 200 miles...

I wouldn't worry.

I rode a hard 200 miles and my oil level was at the very tip of the dipstick. Never any signs of trouble so I just accepted it as normal. Just did a hard 50 and used about a 1/4...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
Carb cleaned and rebuilt. Took it out for 52...

Carb cleaned and rebuilt. Took it out for 52 miles of single track every kind of terrain except a water crossing, high speed desert, tight twists in the trees and more than enough rock gardens glad I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,795
Posted By EddMc
Want:clap

Want:clap
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By EddMc
I just use one of these with the guts removed....

I just use one of these with the guts removed. Put it on the valve core then plug in the compressor hose.
http://image2.cccme.org.cn/i_supply/2009/6/4/201012290235199715_174151343.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,412
Posted By EddMc
Mine have never moved from where I put them. ...

Mine have never moved from where I put them.
http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq99/jphrse/Picture012-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
Same here but with a Y. I some times see air in...

Same here but with a Y. I some times see air in the line but it has not affected performance. Normally the air works its way back up into the tank.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
Carbs on the work bench right now. Will hopefully...

Carbs on the work bench right now. Will hopefully finish tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,388
Posted By EddMc
Yeah I was fine actually stayed on the bike with...

Yeah I was fine actually stayed on the bike with one foot and dragged the sole of the other on the road. Most of my weight was on the bike which probably did not help the crash bar any. I was going...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,388
Posted By EddMc
AltRider bars are great protection if you are...

AltRider bars are great protection if you are sliding down the pavement. The factory black plastic covers were on the bike when I bought it, I don't think they would have held up to the task.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By EddMc
Contact them and see if you can be there test...

Contact them and see if you can be there test subject.:1drink
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,486
Posted By EddMc
Same here works great for removing bugs and...

Same here works great for removing bugs and protecting.
http://www.rainx.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Winshield-Washer-Fluid_2-in-1-All-Season-25-Degrees-236x400.png
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,995
Posted By EddMc
Filled up my 99 CTD last week there and according...

Filled up my 99 CTD last week there and according to my trucks computer I have gained about 1 MPG with this tank. But time will tell if it is a fluke or not. For a 28 cent saving per gallon I am sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,060
Posted By EddMc
Another yes, especially for the road. This...

Another yes, especially for the road.

This was from a 25 to 30 MPH low side.
http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq99/jphrse/2-21-14001_zpsb9f68c91.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By EddMc
All fixed just like new, kind of. ...

All fixed just like new, kind of.

http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq99/jphrse/Misc_zps307d4a98.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By EddMc
Good read but I got lucky and no leak, Yet. ...

Good read but I got lucky and no leak, Yet.


Looks good but I would worry about sand and rocks between the guard and the brake rotor. And we have a lot of both here.



Yes they do but,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By EddMc
I really like this guard. ...

I really like this guard.
http://wunderlichamerica.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/8700981c.jpg


Lucky for me the seal itself is actually untouched and just the housing and plastic cover ring is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By EddMc
This is what I am going to do, just ordered a new...

This is what I am going to do, just ordered a new cover ring. I can't see any damage to anything but the housing so I think I am good to go.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By EddMc
I don't think I will go the insurance route. The...

I don't think I will go the insurance route. The damage appears mostly cosmetic, and I am not to worried about how it looks only how it functions. I think I will order a new cover and see if it will...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By EddMc
Final drive damage

Yesterday while going around a corner at about 25mph I lost it in some gravel and slide down the pavement. Lucky for me I some how stayed in my lane and nobody ran me over and the only damage to me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,234
Posted By EddMc
Back in the 80's that was the OHV sticker I had...

Back in the 80's that was the OHV sticker I had to have on my YZ80 to legally ride at Browns camp OHV area and any other state lands.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-24-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By EddMc
http://benddualsport.com/forum/images/smilies/xmas...

http://benddualsport.com/forum/images/smilies/xmas.gifMerry Christmashttp://benddualsport.com/forum/images/smilies/xmas.gif
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By EddMc
Not a good turn out after all. ...

Not a good turn out after all.

http://m.ktvz.com/w/local/story/98466260/ (http://m.ktvz.com/w/local/story/98466260/)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By EddMc
Shortly after passing through the storm on Hwy 97...

Shortly after passing through the storm on Hwy 97 came accross a KTM 950/990 and a white DRZ parked under a tree off on a side road with an ambulance with light on. Bikes looked good but was hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By EddMc
I just recently went through this on my 07, I had...

I just recently went through this on my 07, I had to take apart the switch and clean the contacts. They don't look like much so just a little bit dirty and it will stop working.


If it was a kick...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,527
Posted By EddMc
This reminds me of high school, I used to get a...

This reminds me of high school, I used to get a ride from a neighbor before I had my licence he would drive and eat and I would steer and shift from the passenger seat.

All of this talk of left...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
My forks don't contact the tank, they do come...

My forks don't contact the tank, they do come really close though.
Also don't forget you rarely go all of the way to the steering stop when you are riding, at least I don't unless I am pulling a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
Nope, as long as I don't go WOT everywhere it...

Nope, as long as I don't go WOT everywhere it consumes very little. I probably need to do a top end, as I don't know the history of the bike. But on that note no smoke or smell of oil ever.



...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
I think I still had about an 1/8th quart of oil...

I think I still had about an 1/8th quart of oil left.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8,653
Views: 1,750,115
Posted By EddMc
Yeah, no kidding I did a trip a couple of months...

Yeah, no kidding I did a trip a couple of months ago of about 300 miles of mostly WOT (lots of desert and a 45mph headwind the whole way back) got home and checked the oil and found none. Put 1/2 a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 35,833
Posted By EddMc
Sounds like a good plan but to far out for me to...

Sounds like a good plan but to far out for me to commit yet.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,096
Posted By EddMc
:clap

:clap
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,842
Posted By EddMc
10% off any order value

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Expires on 5/15/13; excludes tires and some brands.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 17,534
Posted By EddMc
Yep that was me. Could not take living in...

Yep that was me. Could not take living in Lakeview any longer. Lot of dirt roads to ride but nothing else to do.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 17,534
Posted By EddMc
Looks like I will be able to show up Saturday...

Looks like I will be able to show up Saturday night with the wife for some bullshitting, and be able to do some riding on Sunday with the small bike if I can get the headlight fixed.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,318
Posted By EddMc
Done. Lets keep this up top for all to use...

Done.

Lets keep this up top for all to use or submit there own.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-29-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,576
Posted By EddMc
I believe it is the same as cars which is one...

I believe it is the same as cars which is one rear facing mirror that allows you to see 100 feet behind you.

But like alot of others my XR400 has one use useless mirror about the only thing I can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,891
Posted By EddMc
Hypothetical question what if the motorcycle...

Hypothetical question what if the motorcycle community got together and bought a bunch of billboards along busy congested highways and put on it something in the way of "Watch out for bikes filtering...
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