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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 517
Posted By ausfahrt
This.

This.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Why don't you just buy a KTM instead?:D

Why don't you just buy a KTM instead?:D
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,919
Posted By ausfahrt
Well, it looks like I missed the boat on this...

Well, it looks like I missed the boat on this one. Any more pre-order or advrider promos in the offing?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Nice. Now just go and ride the crap out of it.

Nice. Now just go and ride the crap out of it.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
KLR for sale

For those that may have missed it, there is a nice KLR for sale in the fleamarket. Low miles, a great price and just broken in.:evil

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1027939
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,984
Posted By ausfahrt
Shweet.:thumb

Shweet.:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
I don't know anything about the Britania ones so...

I don't know anything about the Britania ones so I won't comment on them but I love the Parabellum that I have on my GS and I am seriously considering one for the KLR.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By ausfahrt
Just send it to Bruno and be done with it.

Just send it to Bruno and be done with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By ausfahrt
If it's not seized and you can acquire it for...

If it's not seized and you can acquire it for 65-75% of whatever book value for this bike is down under...buy it.:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By ausfahrt
:nod

:nod
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Nice little write-up GWN. It establishes a...

Nice little write-up GWN. It establishes a baseline although there are probably a million variables that factor into this. I would probably lean to the cautious side and limit sustained high speed...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
I noticed that too but I figured that the metal...

I noticed that too but I figured that the metal shielded one had to be better than the open one and I needed to get the bike back on the road so I took what was available. As per your suggestion, I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Check those wheel bearings!

While performing a routine tire change on my '06 KLR I noticed that one of the rear wheel bearings felt rough and looked bad. Well this looks like an opportunity to buy a new tool.:thumb

My son...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,748
Posted By ausfahrt
Reviving an old thread here but I am thinking...

Reviving an old thread here but I am thinking about buying the quoted Motion Pro bearing removal tool and hoping for some first hand feedback.

http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0269/
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,104
Posted By ausfahrt
I'm glad that you're impressed with the quality...

I'm glad that you're impressed with the quality but for the price I would need to be blown off of my feet.

I know that we ride beemers and sometimes like to experience the finer things in life...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,820
Posted By ausfahrt
Lots of good info, thanks for posting. ...

Lots of good info, thanks for posting.

Tom, the cool neighbor from earlier posts, has been fantastic with helping us in our slow transition to northern living.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,820
Posted By ausfahrt
:D Well I was in Vermont for a couple of weeks...

:D
Well I was in Vermont for a couple of weeks this past summer and the little lady and I are here now for a quick fall getaway.:viking

The weather has been great but unfortunately we missed...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,178
Posted By ausfahrt
:D That's what I was thinking too. ...

:D

That's what I was thinking too.

No problem, I'll get over it.:wink:



I get the cash part and I don't begrudge the guy for selling to someone else, it's the lack of communication...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,178
Posted By ausfahrt
Well that's annoying.:ddog I had been in...

Well that's annoying.:ddog

I had been in contact with the seller several times a few weeks ago and I knew that the bike had been for sale for several months. I told him that I would be in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,390
Posted By ausfahrt
It has been done. ...

It has been done.

http://bigdreama.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle-junk/i-GMX4Gps/0/XL/Waterproof_GPS-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,178
Posted By ausfahrt
And this is the other side that you hear about...

And this is the other side that you hear about the K75's. These bikes seem to have a love/hate personality with very little middle ground.

We shall see....
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,300
Posted By ausfahrt
Nice Bike, congrats. I wouldn't worry...

Nice Bike, congrats.

I wouldn't worry about bags just yet, put some miles on the bike to make sure that you two get along before spending cash on farkles.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By ausfahrt
I think that the asking price may be a tad high...

I think that the asking price may be a tad high but not outta line. The "one owner elderly gentleman with meticulous maintenance records" bit carries a lot of weight in my opinion.

I would...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,178
Posted By ausfahrt
That's the kind of stuff I keep hearing about the...

That's the kind of stuff I keep hearing about the ole K75s. I have never owned or even ridden one but I am getting kind of excited about this one.

Incidentally, as mentioned the one in question...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By ausfahrt
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,178
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the reply and the advice. The ad said...

Thanks for the reply and the advice. The ad said it was an "s" but as you have shown it apparently isn't. I didn't say anything about a K100, my other bike is a R1200GSA but I knew what you meant. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,178
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the write-up. They are an odd pair but...

Thanks for the write-up. They are an odd pair but timely for me since I ride an '07 R1200GSA and am interestingly going to look at a K75 next week.

I am looking for something smaller for around...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Crack= no suck :rofl Good point and I...

Crack= no suck :rofl

Good point and I agree on the chinese POS fitting. Incidentally, I contacted Procycle and they are sending me a free brass fitting and I pay shipping only.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the tip, I will definitely check it...

Thanks for the tip, I will definitely check it out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
I think I found the problem. ...

I think I found the problem.
http://bigdreama.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Battle-KLR/i-Gc9V4V5/0/L/SAM_0430-L.jpg
This is a tee that was part of the Procycle coolant bypass that I installed a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
I wish that my issue was that easy, well done...

I wish that my issue was that easy, well done though.:thumb



Neither of my two local Kawasaki dealers have one in stock so I picked up some gasket material to make a temporary one while I ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
#2 son was riding it at the time and he says the...

#2 son was riding it at the time and he says the gauge went to the "H".

I'm going to get a gasket in the morning and see if the thermostat change out makes a difference.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
On the way home from work, around 50mph. The fan...

On the way home from work, around 50mph. The fan is working.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the reply, GWN. I have already put the...

Thanks for the reply, GWN. I have already put the oem thermostat back in and checked the water pump impeller....boogered up the impeller gasket so I need to get a new one tomorrow.

Valve...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14,881
Views: 1,609,342
Posted By ausfahrt
My KLR is running hot all of a sudden. Coolant...

My KLR is running hot all of a sudden. Coolant and oil levels are fine. Almost 22,000 miles and the bike has had the Procycle bypass for the past two years. So nothing has changed and it's running...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,660
Posted By ausfahrt
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By ausfahrt
Yup, the wife is much happier with the Givi. ...

Yup, the wife is much happier with the Givi.

http://bigdreama.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Beemer/i-HBQtG8z/0/L/002-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,366
Posted By ausfahrt
It's no secret, lots of folks love their maglites...

It's no secret, lots of folks love their maglites and you can add my name to the list. Having worked the graveyard shift in a manufacturing plant since 1997, I find my small holstered Maglite...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,149
Posted By ausfahrt
Fly & ride?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996827&highlight=r1150gs
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,084
Posted By ausfahrt
+1

+1
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