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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 968,787
Posted By KMC1
Yep. And when the 950 Super Enduro was available,...

Yep. And when the 950 Super Enduro was available, it was discontinued due to low sales. That bike is THE definition of what everyone supposedly wants, yet it didn't sell. The "True Adventure" bike...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 12:26 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 39,801
Posted By KMC1
I figured you guys must still be sleeping! :lol3

I figured you guys must still be sleeping! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
You're shaking your head Max, because you're...

You're shaking your head Max, because you're taking my comment out of context, and misapplying it to a different topic. I know, that never happens on the Internet.:lol3

I'm speculating about BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
I'm not making the accusation, nor am I...

I'm not making the accusation, nor am I speculating. I'm simply pointing out that there is a lot of controversy over the headshake issue as a result of the death of Kevin Ash.

And to be clear...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Wait. I actually didn't claim there is a...

Wait. I actually didn't claim there is a stability flaw, I simply pointed out that there is a lot of controversy surrounding the crash and death of Kevin Ash, and as a result BMW is most likely never...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
I don't - no one does. But we also don't know...

I don't - no one does. But we also don't know that wasn't what caused his crash either. That's why there's been so much controversy over it. Its been argued to :dhorse all over the Internet - not...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
They probably won't touch this issue no matter...

They probably won't touch this issue no matter what, due to the death of Kevin Ash and the surrounding controversy over the head shake issue that resulted from his crash. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
:lol3 Here's one I've always liked; ...

:lol3

Here's one I've always liked;



:freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 968,787
Posted By KMC1
I had to fix it for you since you're obviously...

I had to fix it for you since you're obviously not paying attention!! :lol3:deal
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-28-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By KMC1
I'm a fan of the composite skid plate, I run one...

I'm a fan of the composite skid plate, I run one of these on my 990 and really like it. No affiliation - just like the company and the products.

Globetrottin composite skid plate ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
This is great info - I need to research it a...

This is great info - I need to research it a little to understand what the reactions are. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 968,787
Posted By KMC1
It's a single, so it's not the unicorn bike.

It's a single, so it's not the unicorn bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 968,787
Posted By KMC1
In testing today, the 2 stroke deisel achieved 73...

In testing today, the 2 stroke deisel achieved 73 mpg (U.S. Not imperial) so it may not be necessary to put the fuel in the frame. There are problems with the hydraulic valve adjusters at high RPM,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 39,801
Posted By KMC1
I can't wait to see how the finished product...

I can't wait to see how the finished product looks! I want to see how well it climbs too, that Christini 2WD is awesome tech for getting the power down. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By KMC1
Jesus; here too?? I'm flattered Jim, but I don't...

Jesus; here too?? I'm flattered Jim, but I don't swing that way, so you can give up on the stalking. Thanks. :kumbaya
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
:rofl That would be a difficult scar to...

:rofl

That would be a difficult scar to explain to a new girlfriend :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
you really have a tough time being called out...

you really have a tough time being called out when wrong. Christ. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
I think It depends. For instance, if the...

I think It depends.

For instance, if the pump stops leaking - as some folks have mentioned their pumps "healed" themselves. It also depends on if the owner decides the leaking is bad enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By KMC1
LAMPF error = melted wiring harness....

LAMPF error = melted wiring harness. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1008505&highlight=Fire&page=3)

Hopefully it doesn't turn out to be something more serious like this...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
If you were stranded in the middle of the Gobi,...

If you were stranded in the middle of the Gobi, sure. But why would you put tap water in your engine while traveling on a cross country trip where you could stop off at a pharmacy, grocery or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Well it is mostly water :evil :lol3

Well it is mostly water :evil :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Spot on. The comment about deionized water is a...

Spot on. The comment about deionized water is a good tip as well. The more inert the water, the better. I may need to look more closely at that and switch over from distilled myself.

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,026
Posted By KMC1
:nod Unfortunately I think you're right.

:nod

Unfortunately I think you're right.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Lol.. I can relate to using better quality...

Lol.. I can relate to using better quality materials now compared to when I was younger and had less cash. :lol3

I'm not familiar with the water in CA, but it does make a difference if the water...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Your personal insults speak volumes about you...

Your personal insults speak volumes about you Jim. Backpedalling to state "temporary fix" is just more of the less than honest behavior I'd expect from you as well.

I'll leave it right here that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Absolute bullshit. It is a HACK MOVE to put tap...

Absolute bullshit. It is a HACK MOVE to put tap water in a cooling system. Period. Its the kind of thing a backyard mechanic does. NOT ACCEPTABLE. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 409,474
Posted By KMC1
Do NOT run tap water in your bike! That is a...

Do NOT run tap water in your bike! That is a total HACK MOVE. :eek1

If you use hard water in these systems, you are asking for mineral buildup problems. Softened water, on the other hand, contains...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 39,801
Posted By KMC1
http://www.christini.com :deal

http://www.christini.com

:deal
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 494,977
Posted By KMC1
What's wrong with the latest K1200/1300 engine? I...

What's wrong with the latest K1200/1300 engine? I have noticed the resale numbers on them seem pretty low, and was kind of wondering about that.
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4,217
Views: 494,977
Posted By KMC1
Armchair asshole! :rofl:rofl You owe me a...

Armchair asshole! :rofl:rofl

You owe me a keyboard! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,788
Posted By KMC1
Oh my god... You're giving me flashbacks man!!...

Oh my god... You're giving me flashbacks man!! Ugh... The hours and hours of crawling around on the garage floor and pieces of the fairings scattered all over the place about every 3rd week... And...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,788
Posted By KMC1
Since you got yours with some miles on it, do you...

Since you got yours with some miles on it, do you know if the clutch slave housing is drilled to allow a leak to drip out without contaminating the clutch? I highly recommend that one if its not....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22,549
Views: 2,138,846
Posted By KMC1
Woot!!! You guys are getting me pumod up for some...

Woot!!! You guys are getting me pumod up for some riding!! :clap:freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 968,787
Posted By KMC1
It doesn't have a chain tensioner because the...

It doesn't have a chain tensioner because the valves are hydraulic. What you're seeing are just the glow plugs for the 2 stroke diesel and the the third plug coming out is where you connect the block...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,788
Posted By KMC1
My 2003 K1200LTC was the worst ownership...

My 2003 K1200LTC was the worst ownership experience I've ever had - bar none - out of all the vehicles I've ever owned.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By KMC1
Indeed. Howard is the way to go. Great service,...

Indeed. Howard is the way to go. Great service, great support and the improvement in ride quality is pretty dramatic.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,932
Posted By KMC1
The huge hit you take on resale with BMW's in...

The huge hit you take on resale with BMW's in general is another aspect of what makes them expensive to own. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,932
Posted By KMC1
:lol3 That dog offed itself years ago. :lol3 ...

:lol3
That dog offed itself years ago. :lol3

http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100405160830/southpark/images/f/f4/TinkerbellDeath.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,486
Views: 968,787
Posted By KMC1
This is why Honda went with a 2 stroke diesel....

This is why Honda went with a 2 stroke diesel. The design brief stated 450 mile range on 4.7 gallons (or just about 30lbs). I'm telling you this thing is going to be awesome.

:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By KMC1
I had one of these on my GSA and really liked it....

I had one of these on my GSA and really liked it. Part no.: W001/4100

GS Adjustable brake pedal (http://www.wildatheartadventure.co.za/bmw1200gs.html)
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