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Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,597
Posted By Dieselboy
Nice rig! :thumb

Nice rig! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 394,638
Posted By Dieselboy
Welcome and congratulations! Sounds well...

Welcome and congratulations! Sounds well appointed. :freaky

You'll enjoy a cornucopia of disturbing sounds. May they all be benign. :deal
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 135,739
Posted By Dieselboy
It's my accent, right? :rofl Some consider Tampa...

It's my accent, right? :rofl Some consider Tampa a Yankee annex. But yeah I was raised in L.A. :evil, NC, GA, and FL. :deal.
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 135,739
Posted By Dieselboy
I've been at this 4 days...this thread is like an...

I've been at this 4 days...this thread is like an Advrider version of Jimmy Buffet's Coconut Telegraph....did Ricardo ever find her.....did the carbs work....what happened to the cat? Don't ever...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,597
Posted By Dieselboy
Lol! You made me chuckle because I had to think...

Lol! You made me chuckle because I had to think back on all the damage and pain and realized I can't answer the question as I didn't specifically ask.

The bike was totaled. With so much damage...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,597
Posted By Dieselboy
Jesses Set #1.5: 70,000 miles (The 0.5 came from...

Jesses Set #1.5: 70,000 miles (The 0.5 came from a full sized left bag swap)

North coast of Ireland

http://dieselboy.smugmug.com/2006/2006-Isle-of-Mann/i-tscN8SF/0/L/6-2zjNIreland-L.jpg

Set...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 222,435
Posted By Dieselboy
And a nice story it is but now I'd like to see...

And a nice story it is but now I'd like to see your R1100R. How about some pics? :y0!
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,791
Posted By Dieselboy
Very interesting first post. Welcome! I...

Very interesting first post. Welcome!

I look forward to seeing your adventure unfold.


:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Dieselboy
Well done! Don't forget to paint the Roo on...

Well done!

Don't forget to paint the Roo on the fuselage. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,469
Posted By Dieselboy
Same thing happened to me on a Moto Guzzi. Rough...

Same thing happened to me on a Moto Guzzi. Rough pavement in a turn in rush hour and the bike died. I was less than pleased. By passed upon return to garage...

Leaving for work on my F800, died...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dieselboy
Bump Time for an update? :ear

Bump


Time for an update?

:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dieselboy
If it is the HES: Just FYI I found the thread...

If it is the HES: Just FYI I found the thread referenced (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19962081&postcount=108) (or one similar).

Moral is follow the instructions. You probably...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,900
Posted By Dieselboy
Just went through bad fuel pump issue (2000...

Just went through bad fuel pump issue (2000 1150gs). Pump would prime but was not delivering correct pressure (43psi?). Put a gauge on the line and had hard numbers showing lack of pressure. Point...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 394,638
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks....if I didn't enjoy EFI so much, I'd own...

Thanks....if I didn't enjoy EFI so much, I'd own the 100GS PD which was the inspiration.

Yes the paint genie is out of the bottle. Likewise, if I tire of the red and white, or after I trash...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 394,638
Posted By Dieselboy
My newest favorite: ...

My newest favorite:

http://dieselboy.smugmug.com/2013/13-Misc/i-39mCB5C/0/M/CA_10111321263480-M.jpg (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=928450)

(Click the pic)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,263
Posted By Dieselboy
I've been looking at the Best Rest Backrest....

I've been looking at the Best Rest Backrest. (http://www.bestrestproducts.com/c-122-backrests.aspx)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By Dieselboy
Made my own and then bought the motion pro. For...

Made my own and then bought the motion pro. For the garage the motion pro is good. I was close with the homemade version but it was nice to validate with store bought equipment.

The motion pro...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dieselboy
+1 about Motoport quality But he is correct...

+1 about Motoport quality

But he is correct about over evaporation while wearing mesh. It is a valid concern. I thought long and hard about stretch v mesh kevlar. Eventually picked mesh because I...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dieselboy
+1 on Motoport Mesh. I just invested in the...

+1 on Motoport Mesh.

I just invested in the Mesh Kevlar Marathon jacket to match the Mesh Kevlar pants I bought last year.

I've ridden Roadcrafters, Dariens, BMW Streetguard, BMW Air Mesh, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Ah, Bly, good to see yer still kicking. Candy's...

Ah, Bly, good to see yer still kicking. Candy's not feeling abandoned. She's receiving spa therapy in preparation for a pony express flogging I have planned in the summer. :lol3

Heading to Nova...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,609
Posted By Dieselboy
No but I did a very similar thing to a Guzzi once...

No but I did a very similar thing to a Guzzi once upon a time. Take it to a welder that can deal with aluminum (I don't think that part is exotic metal). That will work forever or until you buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks. Looking forward to having to repaint...

Thanks. Looking forward to having to repaint it......:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By Dieselboy
While a valid question when dealing with these...

While a valid question when dealing with these particular machines, I can support the OP in confirming that his perceptions can equal reality. I am experiencing exactly his symptoms. This is my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Yes and no. Eurocycles of Tampabay handled my...

Yes and no. Eurocycles of Tampabay handled my request to have it painted. But I actually don't know who they used. I still need to get the paint codes from the shop for future reference.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks. :thumb The "looks great" is a...

Thanks. :thumb


The "looks great" is a running joke at this point. The summary of work is much cleaner than the actual event. :deal Many times my buddies would poke me with "but she looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By Dieselboy
So if this procedure runs smoother, how long will...

So if this procedure runs smoother, how long will that last? Is the o2 sensor bad? Or is the mix just EPA-screwed? What's the action to take if it is smoother? (If it isn't smoother I assume the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,055
Posted By Dieselboy
I'm in. Looking to smooth out my rough thumping...

I'm in. Looking to smooth out my rough thumping starting around 4000 also.

Unfortunately, I'm not around my bike right now to help you so I'll anxiously watch what you come up with.

My current...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Yup, started dropping them there a few years...

Yup, started dropping them there a few years back. 1- I sometimes rip off mudguards and 2- I like to ride without the bags on occasion. (The Dragon is a tradition. I've been badging my bikes for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks :freaky

Thanks :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dieselboy
Rebirth ...or the 1150GS gets a facelift...

I have a 2000 R1150GS bought in October 2012.


http://dieselboy.smugmug.com/2000/2000-R1150GS/00-R1150GS/i-NWT5Vx7/0/M/2012-10-02_21-28-40_837-M.jpg


Over the summer I accumulated a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 982
Posted By Dieselboy
That is true. Many of that model ran an...

That is true.

Many of that model ran an undersea exhaust with the Jesse Luggage system. That was basically a pipe from the CAT up under the seat.

The "exhaust" was from a Germany company...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Dieselboy
+1 Hard to say which grenade might go off on...

+1

Hard to say which grenade might go off on you so don't obsess over it. Looks good. If it were me, I wouldn't hesitate to buy it.

Change the brake lines to steel and ride the wheels off it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,518
Posted By Dieselboy
Tater Salad...

Tater Salad (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neUaSTSKFZc)
...skip to 3:52


Honestly, never expected any replies to this thread....bored and isolated from the bike...bad combo. Funny stuff. :lol3...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-20-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,732
Posted By Dieselboy
Love the tank.:thumb

Love the tank.:thumb
Forum: Canada 09-19-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks! :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-19-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Dieselboy
I tapped the brake lights way back when.... ...

I tapped the brake lights way back when....

If it will help, here's the post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8367170&postcount=14) that shows how to get into the connector.

BTW...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By Dieselboy
Mid-July 2014. If we do decide to run up to...

Mid-July 2014.

If we do decide to run up to that ferry, are reservations a must? I've done ferry's that book solid in advance and this will be more of an impromptu arrival if we do go.
Forum: Canada 09-17-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By Dieselboy
Thanks, Dan. If time becomes an issue, we'll...

Thanks, Dan. If time becomes an issue, we'll plow up the slab but I think I'm going to avoid all the major cities. I'm only in Toronto because of a friend. If they're not around, I plan to start...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By Dieselboy
Point of order, that's back up on ON-60......now...

Point of order, that's back up on ON-60......now you're just screwin' with me. :lol3
Forum: Canada 09-17-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By Dieselboy
:ear

:ear
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