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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mike54
The kit comes with it's own nozzle. I think I...

The kit comes with it's own nozzle. I think I got it from Northern Tool.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By mike54
I don't know why they call this vapor blasting. ...

I don't know why they call this vapor blasting. There's no vapor involved really. It's just another form of wet media blasting. About 5 years ago I used a siphon in a bag of sand with a pressure...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 37,764
Posted By mike54
That wasn't the whole of their relationship. ...

That wasn't the whole of their relationship. Read Jorge's comment in context.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,247
Posted By mike54
65,000 isn't high mileage for one of those...

65,000 isn't high mileage for one of those either. There are parts that are no longer available new. RID being one of them. But most can be found used. Ohlines are a nice upgrade over the stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By mike54
It's always fun to see a well ridden GS at a...

It's always fun to see a well ridden GS at a track day. Some people are amazed at what they can do. :D
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By mike54
That's what I use for my tire changer also. The...

That's what I use for my tire changer also. The drop in anchors require a setting tool to expand the bottom so it will stay in the hole. No epoxy needed.
Be aware of how deep you're drilling. I...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 37,764
Posted By mike54
How do you feel about under inflated footballs? :D

How do you feel about under inflated footballs? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,037
Views: 1,029,424
Posted By mike54
Hey Rob. My truck has a filter that...

Hey Rob.

My truck has a filter that sticks out sideways. Punch a hole and it drains straight to the pan you put on the ground. The drain plug however is right above the cross member. Some...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,414
Posted By mike54
Check out the Crucible (http://thecrucible.org/)....

Check out the Crucible (http://thecrucible.org/). They're up in Oakland so that may work for you. It's more of an art environment but skills are skills. Besides Evan Wilcox teaches metal bumping...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6,037
Views: 1,029,424
Posted By mike54
Another ignorant dumbass. :nod ...

Another ignorant dumbass. :nod

http://images.newpig.com/wcsstore/NewPigUSCatalogAssetStore/Attachment/images/prdImgs_zoom/TLS703N1_W2_Z.jpg

Here's one in use. Maybe now you can figure it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6,037
Views: 1,029,424
Posted By mike54
Why don't you try clicking the link and learn...

Why don't you try clicking the link and learn something. Or wallow in ignorance. I don't care.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6,037
Views: 1,029,424
Posted By mike54
If it's all about money you just do it on your...

If it's all about money you just do it on your neighbors lawn and let the oil drain there. It's more about the right tool for the job.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6,037
Views: 1,029,424
Posted By mike54
Here's...

Here's (http://www.newpig.com/pig/US/pig-form-a-funnel-flexible-draining-tool-tls706?cm_cat=SLI_SEARCH_US) a thought.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,709
Posted By mike54
That's something to consider if you want top...

That's something to consider if you want top dollar when you sell your bike. I once went to look at a 2001 GS that had been painted green. It was a clean bike and the paint was well done. But it...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 37,764
Posted By mike54
There will be one show up at my track day. ...

There will be one show up at my track day. Riding in the B group. :nod
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,774
Posted By mike54
You can swap a GSA seat onto a GS if you get all...

You can swap a GSA seat onto a GS if you get all the parts. I did it on my Y2K GS. I also put the GSA windscreen on for better protection. Confuses people.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,808
Posted By mike54
Number 5 ...

Number 5


http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0002902.png?v=04282014
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By mike54
NONAME and NOPUNCTUATION it seems. :D

NONAME and NOPUNCTUATION it seems. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By mike54
If it still has the stock brake hoses I'd replace...

If it still has the stock brake hoses I'd replace them.
I'd change brake and clutch fluid.
Check the final drive bearings and the (4) swing arm bearings.
Rotate the rear wheel and see how the...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,315
Posted By mike54
:photog :lol2 :D Still, probably not.

:photog :lol2 :D Still, probably not.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,315
Posted By mike54
Probably not but someone is buying bikes from...

Probably not but someone is buying bikes from Gary at BaMW.
http://www.bamw.co.uk/index.html
Forum: Racing 12-19-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 37,764
Posted By mike54
That explains a few things. I've heard Colin...

That explains a few things. I've heard Colin speak pretty highly of Val as a team mate for that Suzuka race. No wonder. I've met Colin at a few races and he always seemed to be down to earth and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,507
Posted By mike54
Because may be 1 out of 100 fill ups I manage to...

Because may be 1 out of 100 fill ups I manage to splash some gas due to the nozzle condom we have here in CA. I don't want to take the chance of splashing gas on my junk. I'm not riding an IB and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 140,195
Posted By mike54
Yep less than 1/2 an inch. Like I said, not much...

Yep less than 1/2 an inch. Like I said, not much compared to the 3 inches pierce was talking about. It did seem to close everything though. However the forecast looks dry and warm. Things should...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 140,195
Posted By mike54
Looking at the morning report and weather.com DV...

Looking at the morning report and weather.com DV didn't get much. It's not uncommon. I've been sitting by the pool in Furnace creek in 72 degree weather while it snows on Tehachapi.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 25,482
Posted By mike54
You're a joke? I get it. :lol2

You're a joke? I get it. :lol2
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 25,482
Posted By mike54
Ever seen Jimmy Lewis ride?

Ever seen Jimmy Lewis ride?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 25,482
Posted By mike54
It's the indian not the arrow. I'm sure Gaston...

It's the indian not the arrow. I'm sure Gaston Rahier would have no issue riding the R100GS anywhere in DV. I've ridden mine out there but you have to keep the pace pretty casual. I also had a...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 358,754
Posted By mike54
Looks nice, how about a pic of the whole bike. ...

Looks nice, how about a pic of the whole bike. What's the front look like?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,840
Posted By mike54
I think it depends on the dealer. If you have a...

I think it depends on the dealer. If you have a dealer that will advocate for you you're way ahead. If you're going it alone it can be difficult.

So the bike had 7,000 miles put on it in 14...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By mike54
+1 They can be difficult to find if you don't...

+1 They can be difficult to find if you don't know where they are.


http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0001476.png
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,280
Posted By mike54
All good stuff if you're going to take it on...

All good stuff if you're going to take it on serious off road adventures. Touratech probably has the best valve cover protectors. Good suspension too. The only thing I would add is if you really...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,851
Posted By mike54
I'm just anxious at the prospect of great racing...

I'm just anxious at the prospect of great racing we have before us. I think the next 3-5 years are going to be epic.
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 87,799
Posted By mike54
Lucky boy I'd say. Congrats. :thumb

Lucky boy I'd say. Congrats. :thumb
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,851
Posted By mike54
:lol3 Has there ever been brothers holding...

:lol3

Has there ever been brothers holding championships in 2 different classes before?
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 435,752
Posted By mike54
Never has there been a post more full of bullshit.

Never has there been a post more full of bullshit.
Forum: Racing 10-28-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,977
Posted By mike54
Hilarious! :D

Hilarious! :D
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,095
Posted By mike54
Right. I was considering the DRZ forks...

Right.
I was considering the DRZ forks because they're plentiful and fairly reasonable in cost and they are tunable. However if you use the DRZ triple you have less offset and the forks can...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,095
Posted By mike54
Thanks for that. Lots of reading lots more...

Thanks for that. Lots of reading lots more research to do. It's like pulling a thread on a sweater. :D
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,095
Posted By mike54
OK there's a few of the unholy connection threads...

OK there's a few of the unholy connection threads but this seems to be the most recent so I'll jump in here. Apologies to elmontanero if I'm out of bounds. Glad you're ok by the way.

So it...
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