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Forum: Airheads 07-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By Mugwest
Excellent, men-- just the kind of intel i wanted....

Excellent, men-- just the kind of intel i wanted.

MW, be sure and post back to this thread after your CO trek. I'm also curious how substantial (ie, how thick, heavy etc) the tempered glass lens...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Mugwest
I'll take it for outright purchase Snowbum....

I'll take it for outright purchase Snowbum. Sending you an email now
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,381
Posted By Mugwest
This is all fine and good, gents, but somebody...

This is all fine and good, gents, but somebody get out there and run a few hundred miles of dirt, rocks, roots, etc to see how rugged these units are. Ie, look at the rally conditions Stagehand runs...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Mugwest
First off, i'm not seeing your plastic tubes...

First off, i'm not seeing your plastic tubes integral w/ the combo switches listed in the F800GS fiche-- But i do see that there are different part #'s listed for switches for heated grip bikes and...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Mugwest
:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,361
Posted By Mugwest
Perhaps they (collective) 40 years from now will...

Perhaps they (collective) 40 years from now will say the exact same thing about what we're applying to our soils and groundwater today. :deal
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Mugwest
Boom-- brilliant. That's the angle i never...

Boom-- brilliant. That's the angle i never thought of when i scoped out this subject a few years back.

Brand new R harness from Max is only $100 and change more than i paid for a new G/S harness...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 31,431
Posted By Mugwest
Bob, i think it's all in here:...

Bob, i think it's all in here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=993286 :lol3

Looking good, Jerry! :thumb
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,924
Posted By Mugwest
Been huffing RuGlyde for about a decade now, NAPA...

Been huffing RuGlyde for about a decade now, NAPA local has the gallon jug for 10-12$ if memory serves. A gallon will last me a few years changing a lot of tires for myself and fellow FF's

It...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 906
Posted By Mugwest
Soldering is an art that requires particular...

Soldering is an art that requires particular skills, equipment, cleanliness, and access/work-room. I often am lacking in each of those areas, esp. in a moto environment.

For that reason, i began...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,915
Posted By Mugwest
I'll throw in the 18,000th recommendation you're...

I'll throw in the 18,000th recommendation you're going to get to renew EVERYTHING inside the tank. Otherwise you will be going into the tank every few weeks and wanting to burn the thing to the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By Mugwest
Fuck you, that's why :fyyff

Fuck you, that's why :fyyff
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By Mugwest
Sounds like your S didn't come with its toolkit,...

Sounds like your S didn't come with its toolkit, Henry. You should have #10 as seen here:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/1100S%20fiche_zpskbjhrwv9.jpg

Makes all that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,832
Posted By Mugwest
I'll have to disagree on the plastic tank delete...

I'll have to disagree on the plastic tank delete idea above: i think the ugly plastic item is a blessing in disguise in that there's no liner to flake off and eventually interfere w/ the fuel system....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Mugwest
We talked about that barrel that Steptoe mentions...

We talked about that barrel that Steptoe mentions last year: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1029080

The barrel's freedom to rotate is the key bit of the puzzle w/ cables. The...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By Mugwest
Mine has the kicker-- it was a novelty to do...

Mine has the kicker-- it was a novelty to do once in a while but was only really useful a single time at getting me home (dead regulator at night, batt down to under 10v).

I'd agree with the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-04-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,191
Views: 433,699
Posted By Mugwest
You betcha :rofl

You betcha :rofl
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-04-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 31,431
Posted By Mugwest
That's my new pal Slinky II. I didn't piss on him...

That's my new pal Slinky II. I didn't piss on him like Slinky I, but it sure was a Moment of Clarity to realize what he was. Everybody else in camp wanted to kill it, but thanks to Buzz's calm, cool...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-01-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7,675
Views: 601,012
Posted By Mugwest
Super news, Grandpa Happy :dllama

Super news, Grandpa Happy :dllama
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By Mugwest
I have the same Tecumseh engine in a Lawn-Boy...

I have the same Tecumseh engine in a Lawn-Boy (from the rebadged Toro era, early 2000s?). Thing has been a workhorse for all these years from new. Started getting farty last year so i stripped the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-29-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6,561
Views: 573,825
Posted By Mugwest
I'm always leery of bikes that right out of the...

I'm always leery of bikes that right out of the crate look like they've been in a major collision
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-27-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 31,431
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Mugwest
it's a to-MAY-to / to-MAH-to kind of thing, very...

it's a to-MAY-to / to-MAH-to kind of thing, very much subjective. I started w/ Haynes and liked the British-ness of them, have had them for any machine i've ever owned. Never liked the visual...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,748
Posted By Mugwest
What kind of wood was it?

What kind of wood was it?
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,798
Posted By Mugwest
The stock sidestand is everyone's kicking boy. ...

The stock sidestand is everyone's kicking boy.

Add a tang to it, and you're done:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/IMGP2384.jpg

With the tang, you just bump the spring loaded...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Mugwest
It's the double-edged sword of Gore-Tex. I've...

It's the double-edged sword of Gore-Tex. I've toyed w/ the idea of some Gore-Tex boots for years but after living w/ Gore-Tex gloves (Klim) for a year now, i think i'll stick to non-waterproof boots...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mugwest
Outstanding, Edwin-- thanks a ton :thumb ...

Outstanding, Edwin-- thanks a ton :thumb

Maybe next summer i can hook up with some you MS guys on my way to link up w/ TAT :ricky
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,337
Posted By Mugwest
Beemster: what tank bag is that-- the BMW Vario...

Beemster: what tank bag is that-- the BMW Vario or something more modern? :ear
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Mugwest
Cool! I've learned some Alabamanese today:...

Cool! I've learned some Alabamanese today: 'early' and 'early early' = 1988, on a model range that goes back to 1970. Farrrrr out, man.... :trp

'early' on the rest of planet Earth = the old...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-10-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,561
Views: 573,825
Posted By Mugwest
Ad copy is too long. Didn't read.

Ad copy is too long. Didn't read.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Mugwest
The only rear main seal presently available from...

The only rear main seal presently available from BMW, for all Airheads 1970-1995, is 11 11 1 338 342. It debuted with the 100GS and had a 1988 service bulletin describing pre-forming the teflon lip...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,298
Posted By Mugwest
Straight urine, bitches :nod (Actually Buzz...

Straight urine, bitches :nod

(Actually Buzz turned me on to a wee dab of Listerine in the mix. Shake and dump later, then fill. Listerine on its own is disgusting but the trace left in the...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 134,337
Posted By Mugwest
I asked Prutser about that back on October-- he...

I asked Prutser about that back on October-- he gave me that link to MotoGadget but also said there were tons of that switch on eBay/Amazon/Alibaba etc. When i looked every switch i found in that...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By Mugwest
And they have absolutely no business going...

And they have absolutely no business going off-pavement EVER. I wear them as commuters and even in that profile they're a little weak.

OP: demanding an MX boot to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,365
Posted By Mugwest
One of your first rites of passage is to take a...

One of your first rites of passage is to take a screwdriver and lever that pissant plug out of there-- bonus points if it crumbles, dissolves, falls in the motor, etc. It makes zero difference.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,462
Posted By Mugwest
What he said ^ ^ I wrote 8,429 words...

What he said ^ ^

I wrote 8,429 words (approximately) on this a few weeks ago. I'll bet it sounds familiar to you, OP: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26437586&postcount=21

The...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By Mugwest
C'mon, Anton-- you're harshing the group circle...

C'mon, Anton-- you're harshing the group circle jerk talking sense like that.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mugwest
Thanks, men. I've PM'd Backwoods and Trophy :thumb

Thanks, men. I've PM'd Backwoods and Trophy :thumb
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By Mugwest
Mississippi FF's: Dirt route from Mobile to Little Rock?

Looking at connecting w/ the TAT up in north MS, coming from Mobile area. Want as little tar as possible.

Anybody have a dirt/DS route that cuts diagonally across MS? Or even parts of routes i...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
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