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Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:23 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
The S1000RR has not done especially well in WSBK...

The S1000RR has not done especially well in WSBK so make of that what you will.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Anorak
If you can get one for $1000, do it. I worked as...

If you can get one for $1000, do it. I worked as a mechanic at a BMW dealer. CHP bikes were well maintained. Anything that was needed was done. They had wiring harnesses replaced, I-ABS units,...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By Anorak
Not bad. There's a commercial version, too, link...

Not bad. There's a commercial version, too, link (http://www.aerostich.com/engineair-power-pump.html)
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
I've been told that a corporation doesn't want to...

I've been told that a corporation doesn't want to go to a jury trial in a dispute like this because a jury tends to be biased toward the plantiff. They identify much more with the individual than the...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Anorak
Contact EBC?

Contact EBC?
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Okay, I've voided my warranty riding on the...

Okay, I've voided my warranty riding on the street in competition with other traffic. Holeshots at traffic lights trying to make it to the exit first etc.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
If it isn't prohibited, then isn't it allowed?...

If it isn't prohibited, then isn't it allowed? That depends on whose definition of competition you use, though, I believe.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
That is interesting and informative. If somehow...

That is interesting and informative. If somehow it did make it before a jury, it would come down to proving to them that the bike wasn't used in any way that would void the warranty?

I've already...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Let's pretend Steverino was your client if his...

Let's pretend Steverino was your client if his issue fall under your legal skill. How would you make your case? BMW tacitly endorses track use in their advertisements without any disclaimer that this...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
It doesn't matter. It wasn't used in competition....

It doesn't matter. It wasn't used in competition. The way it was used was tacitly approved by BMW. If this went to court, BMW would lose. I know a guy who had BMW buy back two K1200GT's as lemons. It...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Here's my interpretation of the paragraph in...

Here's my interpretation of the paragraph in question.



If they wanted to state that the decision to cover the damage under warranty was their prerogative, then the statement should be "The...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
I read that to mean that it is BMW's choice as to...

I read that to mean that it is BMW's choice as to whether the part is repaired or replace. For example if a piston failed without damaging the block, replace the pistons but not the entire short...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,201
Posted By Anorak
It's also not a brand new engine design from BMW.

It's also not a brand new engine design from BMW.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By Anorak
I believe Threebond 1104 is relabeled as the...

I believe Threebond 1104 is relabeled as the various -bonds i.e. Yamabond, Ducatibond, Hondabond etc. It's the same a Yamabond 4 which is what you want for use on cases.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,201
Posted By Anorak
It's a different it involves the tensioning...

It's a different it involves the tensioning system for the chain that connects the crankshaft to the camshafts.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,370
Posted By Anorak
I bought something similar when the K1200X series...

I bought something similar when the K1200X series came out because they told us at the BMW school that vacuum filling is the only way to do it without leaving air trapped in the system. If you use it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
The bike has 18k total miles on it but if you...

The bike has 18k total miles on it but if you read the original post, they aren't all track miles. I know a few stunters who buy beat up used bikes to use as stunt bikes. They don't blow up and they...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
How familiar are you with Steverino's motorcycle...

How familiar are you with Steverino's motorcycle ownership history?
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
If you didn't violate the terms of the warranty,...

If you didn't violate the terms of the warranty, yes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
This is the issue with ignoring Ezra Pound's...

This is the issue with ignoring Ezra Pound's approach to poetry and prose. To truly understand it, you need to know the author's background and knowledge. If you haven't read a selection of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Did you find any disclaimers in the warranty link...

Did you find any disclaimers in the warranty link I posted or for the competition parts BMW sells? The only one is for competition.

I wonder how this advertisement would be received if one took...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Does the owner's manual for the S1000RR include a...

Does the owner's manual for the S1000RR include a section on preparation for track use and does BMW sell equipment for competition use? Then perhaps BMW expects that it will be used on the track.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
I will leave it to a court case to parse it...

I will leave it to a court case to parse it further. Maybe if it had been the timing chain rails you would feel differently.
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
This is interesting, BMW sells a full "race"...

This is interesting, BMW sells a full "race" exhaust system with special engine control system and they sell software to tune the ecu with no mention of any effect on the warranty coverage.

Here...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Low oil pressure? Well, no shit. A spun bearing...

Low oil pressure? Well, no shit. A spun bearing will do that.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,177
Posted By Anorak
No. I'm sure Victory is a wonderful motorcycle...

No. I'm sure Victory is a wonderful motorcycle blah blah blah but it's a copy. Well, the Vision isn't an Harley copy. It's an atrocity.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,177
Posted By Anorak
But Victories are ugly and have about five...

But Victories are ugly and have about five dealers. If you think a Victory equals an Harley the you might as well by some sort of Honda cruiser.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
Well, that probably isn't an electrical problem....

Well, that probably isn't an electrical problem. My experience has been, though that when an engine does itself a mischief like that which would require a short block, it doesn't run quietly or well...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Anorak
Nice work on the Anorak reference. Most people...

Nice work on the Anorak reference. Most people think it's the rain coat. A number of years ago I was arguing some really minuscule detail about some sort of meaningless bullshit in on one of the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 17,672
Posted By Anorak
The engine didn't seize and then let go or it...

The engine didn't seize and then let go or it wouldn't run right after. I haven't had experience with the S1000RR slipper clutch but I wonder how well they work on an engine that isn't running during...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By Anorak
Perhaps, just for fun, check the voltage at the...

Perhaps, just for fun, check the voltage at the battery when the engine is running. Check at idle and around 4k rpm. Some weird shit is happening electrically and even though everybody says "they all...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,722
Posted By Anorak
The three wheel ATV's were dangerous because they...

The three wheel ATV's were dangerous because they had a straight axle, no differential, which meant turning required either sliding the rear or slightly lifting the outside wheel. Of course there was...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,177
Posted By Anorak
I couldn't help it. It isn't much of a...

I couldn't help it. It isn't much of a contribution but it's all I've got.

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Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,377
Posted By Anorak
Read this, link...

Read this, link (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/us/how-local-taxpayers-bankroll-corporations.html?pagewanted=all). It's about traditional vehicle manufacturers and the money they extort. Here's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By Anorak
Haha

Haha
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By Anorak
The use of the term "fuse" is probably a...

The use of the term "fuse" is probably a translation mistake made by the GS911 designers.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By Anorak
These will work for you, link...

These will work for you, link (http://www.spstech.com/web/user_content/sps/apps/fastener_finder/pdf/BOLTS/sps-b-95828.pdf). The alloy is A-286. I think they might be really expensive. SPS, Standard...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By Anorak
Are you sure they're steel? Are they stamped with...

Are you sure they're steel? Are they stamped with wheel covers? The only chromed Mercedes wheels I've seen are the aluminum ones.

I've been doing some research on removing chrome from aluminum....
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,242
Posted By Anorak
Remember, it fell out of the back of a moving...

Remember, it fell out of the back of a moving truck at some point.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,387
Posted By Anorak
Chock? ...

Chock?
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