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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,662
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,174,874
Posted By farmerger
Laugh Got any more pics?

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-jMcbVocY0FDpgLpMP5MQLi5ZLtu1Hx3lOFCuiqFhvQyxJTOH6QM-e6ArYa0lnpW8HIBAA=w1646-h845
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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-02-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,770
Posted By farmerger
I just picked up a Samsung Note 3 and have been...

I just picked up a Samsung Note 3 and have been able to record tracks very well using Orux. With a little work you can download maps for off-line use. I'm still working on how to protect it while...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-22-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,297
Posted By farmerger
Question Update

Hey outofcontrol,

I'm thinking of doing the same with my note 3. Would you mind giving an update on what case/mount you ended up using and how the note 3 worked for you in general as a GPS.
...
Forum: Canada 06-21-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By farmerger
Wink Thumbs up for Beacon, they stood by their off...

Thumbs up for Beacon, they stood by their off road policy when I crashed in a creek last year.:deal:clap

Get at least $2 million liability from ICBC and pick up an UMP (underinsured motorist...
Forum: Canada 06-01-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,510
Posted By farmerger
Cool2 Never owned a VW but its all my father has had...

Never owned a VW but its all my father has had since the 70's. Presently he is driving a Tiguan and that VW has been trouble free since bought new 4 years ago but it also only has 25k km on it. ...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,632
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: 1,235
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: 1,235
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: 1,580
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: 725
Views: 96,398
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: 18
Views: 952
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: 1,667
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: 754
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: 107,231
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: 1,029
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: 6,375
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: 725
Views: 96,398
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: 725
Views: 96,398
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: 3,340
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: 11,234
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: 13,467
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: 601
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: 601
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: 1,010
Views: 169,825
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: 24,756
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: 24,756
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: 24,756
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
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: 2,180
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: 566
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: 6,375
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: 2,319
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: 574
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: 723
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: 879
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: 711
Posted By farmerger
+1:clap:clap:clap:deal

+1:clap:clap:clap:deal
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