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Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 959
Posted By farmerger
Laugh Looks like this...

Looks like this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=968442) would fit the bill. Good luck on your test.
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By farmerger
There is no duty on motorcycle parts. If you got...

There is no duty on motorcycle parts. If you got charged duty and you still have the receipt go get your dough back. There are the usual PST/HST taxes and Canada post does charge $9.95 these days...
Forum: Canada 04-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By farmerger
Wink UK shopping/shipping

What he said. I haven't ordered from RR myself, but two weekends ago I ordered some parts for my GS from the states and some parts for my wife's road bike from an outfit in the UK. Total...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 987
Posted By farmerger
Bluhduh Saw the first add for the CCM on Kijiji at...

Saw the first add for the CCM on Kijiji at Daytona Motorsports here in BC. $12,999.:eek1:cry:huh
Forum: Canada 03-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,249
Posted By farmerger
Cool2 Tell the US seller to go to his BMW dealer and...

Tell the US seller to go to his BMW dealer and say he needs the "Vehicle History" report because he is selling it and the buyer wants prove all recalls were done. No need to mention its for a...
Forum: Canada 12-25-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By farmerger
Merry Christmas to you all! ...

Merry Christmas to you all!

http://farmerger.smugmug.com/photos/i-CPjL7KP/0/XL/i-CPjL7KP-XL.jpg
Forum: Canada 12-16-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By farmerger
Sounds like a grand adventure!:clap You may want...

Sounds like a grand adventure!:clap You may want to consider trucking your bike to the Okanagen and going south through that valley. I rode a bike back from San Diego in early April a few years...
Forum: Canada 10-19-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By farmerger
Laugh Awesome find! Loved the text and the...

Awesome find! Loved the text and the pictures!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,091
Posted By farmerger
Watch it to the end and you'll see that the RR...

Watch it to the end and you'll see that the RR driver knew that getting out of his SUV with all those bozos are around would not end well. What a bunch of twatwaffles those riders were. My vote,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By farmerger
I bought a used one and sent it to Renazco for...

I bought a used one and sent it to Renazco for some TLC. Positive: The seat turned out beautifully and is super comfortable for long on road stints cause you can move around on it. Also works much...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,763
Posted By farmerger
I doubt a provincial force would have acted much...

I doubt a provincial force would have acted much differently, and if switched over from the RCMP it would just be the same members in a new uniform. They need to be charged with break and enter and...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,249
Posted By farmerger
:D:lol3:1drink Ha, ha, ha, I totally missed...

:D:lol3:1drink Ha, ha, ha, I totally missed that.:clap
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,249
Posted By farmerger
http://farmerger.smugmug.com/Computers/Odds/i-HxxW...

http://farmerger.smugmug.com/Computers/Odds/i-HxxWfhV/0/X2/01-99-t2013-03-eng-X2.jpg:deal

If you paid duty on your KTM, other than GST/PST/HST, get your money back.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,821
Posted By farmerger
Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but you are saying...

Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but you are saying that when they turned the engine to TDC for the left cylinder, and then measured the gap between the rocker and the valve stem (the valve clearance),...
Forum: Canada 08-28-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,433
Posted By farmerger
Cool2 Call these guys (http://www.miacinc.ca/). Been...

Call these guys (http://www.miacinc.ca/). Been told they can get it in but they are not cheap, last I heard it was around $1000. Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,885
Posted By farmerger
Not sure about the cam heads or now water cooled...

Not sure about the cam heads or now water cooled boxers, but my hex head has a huge vent line that runs from the bottom of the airbox to the left crankcase. So technically the water does not even...
Forum: Canada 08-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By farmerger
We rode this last year mapping out a possible C...

We rode this last year mapping out a possible C route for the Loosescrew dualsport ride out of Kamloops. I should still have my notes and could be persuaded to get you exact mileages if you like. ...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By farmerger
Wicked You forgot to look at his avatar, seems that he...

You forgot to look at his avatar, seems that he specializes in deep water crossings.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 152,283
Posted By farmerger
http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o568/brian0119...

http://i1148.photobucket.com/albums/o568/brian011952/resize6_zps47665580.jpg

Smugmug is the way to go and supports Baldy the owner of Smugmug and this site.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 21,065
Posted By farmerger
Yup that's the one. Did you see the project one...

Yup that's the one. Did you see the project one on Craigslist as well, I think around $3k but needs engine work. Couple in Alberta as well on Kijiji.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 21,065
Posted By farmerger
Wicked Only seen a couple pics of it so far, but it...

Only seen a couple pics of it so far, but it looks like off the showroom floor. But asking price is pretty steep, almost $9k.:deal:eek1. Not sure any 2007 bike is worth that kind of coin.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 21,065
Posted By farmerger
Question What would you pay for an 07 with under a 1000 km...

What would you pay for an 07 with under a 1000 km on it?:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,874
Posted By farmerger
Been on the fence on selling it for a while now. ...

Been on the fence on selling it for a while now. It will go up for sale once/if its fixed. If it does get fixed I want the buyer to be confident in buying a solid bike, not a liability. Thanks for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,874
Posted By farmerger
Been reading the repair manual and did some quick...

Been reading the repair manual and did some quick pricing....holy smokes...BMW says to replace the piston and cylinder as they are a matched pair in size. Also, to get the correct piston you have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,874
Posted By farmerger
Eek Carnage pics at 11

Here is the piston

http://farmerger.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R1200GS/i-TTdkZnj/0/XL/P1010403-XL.jpg

and the valves
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,874
Posted By farmerger
Puke Houston we made contact

Well, disassembly is complete. Both intake valves contacted the piston. Will get some pics up tomorrow. I don't see any damage to piston or valves, basically looks like it just knocked the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,874
Posted By farmerger
Bluhduh Will do a compression test tonight. What numbers...

Will do a compression test tonight. What numbers should I be looking for?

Anyone ever took a head apart? What does the backside of the follower, the side against the cam, look like? Is it made...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,874
Posted By farmerger
Crash leads to valve pushrod misalignment

Dumped my 06 !200GS going across a small creek last weekend. Landed heavy in some rocks on the left side. Bent the HB crashbar back into the left valve cover cracking it open. Immediately started...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By farmerger
No air spring, just the guide bushings and fork...

No air spring, just the guide bushings and fork oil to lube the stanchions as they compress into and out of the fork legs. If you leave the bleed screw out you will get a fork oil shower every time...
Forum: Canada 06-29-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,763
Posted By farmerger
Sorry, but I have to disagree. If indeed they...

Sorry, but I have to disagree. If indeed they were looking for people to get them out of harm of the rising waters, or just to make sure they weren't doing anything stupid, why waste time looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,748
Posted By farmerger
I have not had to mess with the balancing shaft...

I have not had to mess with the balancing shaft seal, but it would seem to me that if you did not get the shaft matched back up exactly the way it was when reassembling that could obviously cause a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By farmerger
Thumbs down Did the exact same thing. You have either broken...

Did the exact same thing. You have either broken a tooth of the gear on the starter or on the ring gear, which is part of your clutch pressure plate. So, pull your starter and have a look to see if...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By farmerger
Question Do you still have ABS function?

Do you still have ABS function?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By farmerger
Looks like either the engine output shaft or...

Looks like either the engine output shaft or transmission input shaft seal(s) have sprung a leak. There is no fluid between engine and transmission, just the dry clutch, or in your friends case...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 685
Posted By farmerger
+1:clap:clap:clap:deal

+1:clap:clap:clap:deal
Forum: Canada 04-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 85,249
Posted By farmerger
Not to muddy the waters too much, but you need to...

Not to muddy the waters too much, but you need to fax a copy of the title to US customs not just the VIN. Some US customs (check with whatever one your guy is planning to use), may also want a one...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,206
Posted By farmerger
Manxman, Would you mind sharing what the...

Manxman,

Would you mind sharing what the front wheel plus the clamp cost you? Did you send Woody your hub for him to build the wheel?

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 20,335
Posted By farmerger
Being in the process of making the jump from the...

Being in the process of making the jump from the oilheads back to the thumper I've been perusing the thumper forum the last couple of weeks and I've got to say a split in cc's would be the best way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,159
Posted By farmerger
Thumb Exactly what we did when the youngest was still...

Exactly what we did when the youngest was still too small to ride his own.

http://farmerger.smugmug.com/photos/i-QXxK93L/0/M/i-QXxK93L-M.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,159
Posted By farmerger
That's a brilliant idea, thank you sir.:thumb Of...

That's a brilliant idea, thank you sir.:thumb Of to the FM I go.
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