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Forum: Airheads 09-19-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,666
Views: 450,876
Posted By OrmondGS
PM sent to TomBigz

Check your pm's
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 560,060
Posted By OrmondGS
PM Sent to TomBigz

Check your pm's
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,637
Posted By OrmondGS
Pair of dykes huh? never knew they were good at...

Pair of dykes huh? never knew they were good at that type of thing but I guess it couldn't hurt to ask:lol3 But thanks to you both for the info - looking forward to being fuel leak free.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,637
Posted By OrmondGS
Question about replacing the quick disconnects

So I'm finally ready to replace the quick disconnects on my '01 1150 GS since the BMW warranty replacements have also failed. Shame on me for waiting until fuel sprayed all over me and my garage...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By OrmondGS
I did drill out the plug and re-set the mixture...

I did drill out the plug and re-set the mixture screw but I'm going to check it over carefully - I missed something and have to figure out what it is - thanks for the tip.
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By OrmondGS
good ideas both - although I was hoping to avoid...

good ideas both - although I was hoping to avoid pulling the carbs off again as they're not as accessible as they seem. I'll definitely go with the in-line fuel filter - wish I had done that before I...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By OrmondGS
the idle is set around 900 -1000 rpm - the idle...

the idle is set around 900 -1000 rpm - the idle seemed fine when it was running - it ran really well after the carb clean up, just hard to start. I've seen the little black k-tric sensor but it looks...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By OrmondGS
w650 Hard to start

picked up a 2000 W650 with only 2400 miles on it - hadn't run in a year so changed the oil a few times, dumped the old gas, took the carbs apart and cleaned them out pretty carefully (yes I've done...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By OrmondGS
Thanks for posting the pics - always nice to see...

Thanks for posting the pics - always nice to see what's going on over on the other side of the pond. I was in London in August and made a trip out to the Ace on a cold and wet Tuesday morning - not a...
Forum: Trials 10-31-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,247
Posted By OrmondGS
How do I know if it's the Pro version - badging,...

How do I know if it's the Pro version - badging, decals? Any other obvious tip offs?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,629
Posted By OrmondGS
Appreciate what you're doing but don't think you...

Appreciate what you're doing but don't think you should have to lay out all the funds either - just pm me with payment details so I can get it to you - no need for you to wait.
Forum: Trials 10-30-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,247
Posted By OrmondGS
Thanks for the replies - very helpful. I plan on...

Thanks for the replies - very helpful. I plan on checking it out in person this weekend and will report back.
Forum: Trials 10-30-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,247
Posted By OrmondGS
Any idea what it's worth - I haven't seen it yet...

Any idea what it's worth - I haven't seen it yet but he says it's in excellent shape with very little use - mostly it sits in his garage!
Forum: Trials 10-30-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,247
Posted By OrmondGS
Gas Gas Trials Anyone?

Not sure if this is the right forum but looking for info on a Gas Gas TXT 280 (2002) that's for sale - been looking for a cheap trials bike to learn on - anyone have any experience with this model,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,629
Posted By OrmondGS
So far, I've gotten four confirms, and one maybe,...

So far, I've gotten four confirms, and one maybe, on the emulators. I'll order five, unless I get more responses. KIXTAND, are you in? They are the same emulator from 1970 to 84. I'm planning on...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,629
Posted By OrmondGS
I'm in for the emulators and springs too - where...

I'm in for the emulators and springs too - where do we send the $? Still trying to decide on the spring weight. Install instructions will be helpful too.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By OrmondGS
Screw the photos - we want video. If no video...

Screw the photos - we want video. If no video feel free to repeat actions!
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By OrmondGS
I've had one for about a year on my KLR - best...

I've had one for about a year on my KLR - best seat ever, no contest - I can actually ride all day and never once get uncomfortable. I find it's easy to slide back on, and actually not bad standing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,564
Posted By OrmondGS
You did good - I paid $1700 for mine, which may...

You did good - I paid $1700 for mine, which may have been a little high but it's only got 500 miles on it and I think the red and white is the best color combination!
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,564
Posted By OrmondGS
Why does that look so familiar? oh yeah, mine is...

Why does that look so familiar? oh yeah, mine is an '88 but lower mileage!!! cool bike


http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b2...g?t=1165020121
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 80,359
Posted By OrmondGS
My mistake - it's an '88. ...

My mistake - it's an '88.

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b262/die-tryin/120_2030.jpg?t=1165020121
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 80,359
Posted By OrmondGS
I just picked up an '86 with all of 510 miles on...

I just picked up an '86 with all of 510 miles on her - looks like it just rolled off the showroom floor. Can't wait to get her broken in properly!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By OrmondGS
alright, I'm going to check out all 3 of these...

alright, I'm going to check out all 3 of these leads - thanks for the info!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2006, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By OrmondGS
Thanks for the info Philp38 - I'll look for your...

Thanks for the info Philp38 - I'll look for your pm on Rob James.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2006, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By OrmondGS
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By OrmondGS
Best Airhead Mechanic In Fl?

Looking for a knowledgeable and reliable airhead tech in Florida for some general sorting on my '82 G/S - not sure I want to trust it to my local shop in Daytona. Any suggestions?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By OrmondGS
I don't know - $1200 may be a bit high for a...

I don't know - $1200 may be a bit high for a tank:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2006, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By OrmondGS
Since you asked

For those that may be interested here's the info - don't know if it's even still for sale but good luck!! (BTW it's in Daytona)

"Rare Enduro Bike - one of 135 ever made. ATK 406 enduro.New over...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By OrmondGS
thanks - I had found that site with a google...

thanks - I had found that site with a google search but was hoping to find someone who had some seat time with one of these - I think I've talked myself out of it anyway so it may no longer matter -...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2006, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By OrmondGS
Info Needed On Atk 406 Enduro

One has come up for sale locally but I don't really know anything about them - anyone have any experience with them, good or bad? Any websites out there for them? Parts availability?
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By OrmondGS
thanks

kamala, great website - hadn't come across that one before - very helpful
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By OrmondGS
Info Needed On A Yamaha It200

Anyone have any experience with these? It's an '84 model looks to be in good shape - how are they as a far as being a reliable, lightweight trail bike - don't need something street legal, just to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2006, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By OrmondGS
Thanks Mugwest

hey, one well-informed reply is worth at least half a dozen "I dunnos"! thanks for the help
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By OrmondGS
Front brake pad recommendations for G/S

I've done some searching and most of the discussion seems to be geared toward the GS rather than the G/S - I've already got a stainless line and was wondering what front pads would be best - anyone...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,681
Posted By OrmondGS
Please tell me there's something terribly wrong...

Please tell me there's something terribly wrong with the engine or tranny or something to justify such airhead abuse. At least from the photo it doesn't quite look like a parts bike, does it?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2006, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By OrmondGS
Unfair Post

I'm getting really sick and tired of all you "overseas" guys posting pics of sweet rides like this - don't make me come over there to see for myself!

Any other info on this one? frame, forks ,etc...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By OrmondGS
Gave up on mine - needle only bounced a little...

Gave up on mine - needle only bounced a little but odometer and trip meter kept cutting in and out - could have sent it to palo alto but opted instead to just replace it with nos - found one on...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2006, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By OrmondGS
Pics? Details on the mounting?

Pics? Details on the mounting?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By OrmondGS
Are those motosport panniers? - kind of looks...

Are those motosport panniers? - kind of looks like it but wanted to be sure. What windshield are you using - I'm going to add one for street riding and that looks like a nice fit.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,370
Posted By OrmondGS
Hardbag Options For R80g/s - What Are You Using?

Trying to decide on hard bags for my G/S - would like to know what everyone's using, how satisfied you are with them, problems you've encountered, etc. Posting of photos is definitely helpful!...
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