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Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By DRONE
Out of curiosity, what wheel are you going to use?

Out of curiosity, what wheel are you going to use?
Forum: Hacks 07-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By DRONE
I've done it that way on an 1150GS but, instead...

I've done it that way on an 1150GS but, instead of strapping down the suspension, I put my lift under the motor and jacked it up just enough so that I could see the forks move a tiny bit. Then I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,317
Posted By DRONE
Roger-- I Googled that sensor and at...

Roger--

I Googled that sensor and at Autozone came up with this pic--

http://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/additional-prod-images/en/US/bos/15109/3/image/3/

Is it this easy to replace the...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By DRONE
Davebig--since you'll be right there, here's your...

Davebig--since you'll be right there, here's your chance to buy the ultimate rig--your dream sidecar! You should call Jay right now and put down a deposit! Only $48,000! Maybe he'll even give you a...
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By DRONE
There's quite a few guys on here with 1200GS...

There's quite a few guys on here with 1200GS rigs. I'm sure someone will post a pic or two.

Did you find a car yet?
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 2,299,181
Posted By DRONE
Wow! What a freakin amazing pic! I am blown...

Wow! What a freakin amazing pic! I am blown away! :rofl
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By DRONE
Your options in Canada are different than what we...

Your options in Canada are different than what we can find in the lower 48. The Yokohama Avid Envigor in 175/65-15 is a fine all around tire that will last a long time. Excellent on pavement and...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 538,288
Posted By DRONE
Correct. One of Jay's leading leg mods. Same...

Correct. One of Jay's leading leg mods. Same one that NorwetRider used on the 12x12 build.
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By DRONE
I'd think the Hannigan Classic (not the Bandito)...

I'd think the Hannigan Classic (not the Bandito) would be a great choice. Dirtdabber's CLC rig looked real fine (owned now by AGSpecialties)--
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By DRONE
I thought you were done with that bike.

I thought you were done with that bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,298
Posted By DRONE
Screw the brewery. Go see the disillery. Rogue...

Screw the brewery. Go see the disillery. Rogue Spruce Gin (http://www.rogue.com/roguespirits/)--fantabulososo!

http://www.rogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/spruce_gin.png
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 808,928
Posted By DRONE
Oh, now DANG! That looks like fun! Been a ski...

Oh, now DANG! That looks like fun! Been a ski racer, ski jumper, backcountry telemarker, and expert glissader, but that looks like what I shoulda been doing. Man! Too old now . . . :cry . . ....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 808,928
Posted By DRONE
Good ol' Duke--what a dog! You gonna change you...

Good ol' Duke--what a dog! You gonna change you ADV handle now or keep it as a memorial?

I've always had two dogs, an older and a younger, so I say goodbye about every 6-7 years. Never gets...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,434
Posted By DRONE
I remember the rehab for my knee replacement...

I remember the rehab for my knee replacement surgery -- that was an extremely long and difficult row to hoe. I do NOT envy you. And for me the pisser was that the surgeon messed up the deal and I...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 25,670
Posted By DRONE
With user reviews like this, maybe I'm gonna have...

With user reviews like this, maybe I'm gonna have to get me one of these here axafried contraptions. :D
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 2,299,181
Posted By DRONE
You should come to the American West sometime. ...

You should come to the American West sometime. There are lots of roads where you can ride for an hour and not only not hit a single stop sign, but not even see another vehicle. And yet, there's...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By DRONE
Thanks for the info on the connectors, VR. I'll...

Thanks for the info on the connectors, VR. I'll tuck them away where they won't cause any trouble.

As for the oil pressure switch, I'm new to the 1100 game and don't know about some of the usual...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By DRONE
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=89...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=898574

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=924782

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825077
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By DRONE
After I removed the pillion seat and the tool...

After I removed the pillion seat and the tool storage box under it, I noticed these three orphan connectors above the rear mudguard and under the tool storage box. Since this is near where the...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,178
Posted By DRONE
:rofl Duncan, not everybody is able to...

:rofl

Duncan, not everybody is able to follow the string from one thread to another to give them a coherent story. Only us coachpotato/retired/ADVjunkie types.

Radrider, the rig is being built...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-08-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 60,308
Posted By DRONE
Ironforge, your pushpin in Macedonia shows up on...

Ironforge, your pushpin in Macedonia shows up on the map just fine. Only one in Macedonia!
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,939
Posted By DRONE
It calls for 170 lb-ft of torque so to...

It calls for 170 lb-ft of torque so to over-torque it ya gotta try pretty hard. :lift
But that's a possible theory. I also like the theory that the PO cross threaded it - damaging the threads -...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,175
Posted By DRONE
Have you ever watched ANY of his youtube videos? ...

Have you ever watched ANY of his youtube videos? He's an excellent BMW mechanic who hates BMW's. Funny as hell. Here's a taste of Chris Harris (NSFW)--

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By DRONE
Don rides a WR250R. That's the problem right...

Don rides a WR250R. That's the problem right there. A 1200GS woulda sliced that doe in two and you'd just need to hose it down some at the next stop.

But seriously, fuckin deer are suicidal. At...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 808,928
Posted By DRONE
Carry extra batteries. Really.

Carry extra batteries. Really.
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 2,299,181
Posted By DRONE
WWII-era BMW R75 with a KS750 Zundapp sidecar...

WWII-era BMW R75 with a KS750 Zundapp sidecar that I just found on Facebook. Not positive, but I think those might be home-made panniers. Otherwise it looks factory-fresh!! :rofl
...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,939
Posted By DRONE
I locked up the rear wheel before I went over the...

I locked up the rear wheel before I went over the bank, so the engine was already stalled when we went ass over teakettles.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 366,516
Posted By DRONE
HERE...

HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=985701) it is. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By DRONE
When I stop for gas and something to eat I always...

When I stop for gas and something to eat I always have to remind myself that No! you are stopping for something to eat THEN get the gas. My 1150GSA has the fuel neck mod and I fill it up to about...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By DRONE
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41SAJT2SQTL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41SAJT2SQTL.jpg

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000GKD722/
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,939
Posted By DRONE
Insurance company did that. I bought it back for...

Insurance company did that. I bought it back for $1400 a couple of months later when it went up on auction.
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,939
Posted By DRONE
The BMW Service Manual actually calls for...

The BMW Service Manual actually calls for anti-seize on those threads. After all, it's steel on aluminum, with a lot of torque -- 230 Nm.




I know that some of you guys think the ball joint...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,671
Posted By DRONE
Dean and his cousin Billy are starting next week...

Dean and his cousin Billy are starting next week at the Montana border, then riding north to Banff as a shakedown, then heading south to Mexico. At the rate you're eating up the miles, you probably...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 99,939
Posted By DRONE
Back on p. 33 of this thread I described the...

Back on p. 33 of this thread I described the mechanical failure I had in Wyoming that caused me to wreck (11 months ago). That post led to a number of comments and observations and suggestions from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,671
Posted By DRONE
Speaking of CDT bicyclists, keep an eye out for...

Speaking of CDT bicyclists, keep an eye out for two silver-haired 70-something guys on bikes with trailers going north to south. One of these guys, Dean, is one of us! He's from Port Townsend WA...
Forum: Hacks 07-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 2,299,181
Posted By DRONE
Oooh, boy! We've not seen that one before have...

Oooh, boy! We've not seen that one before have we? Is that a Rallye? I'm guessing yes since you painted the tub frame red. Very, very nice aesthetics. Just the way I'd go if I was choosing a...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By DRONE
Not 205 for me. That's some crazy shit right...

Not 205 for me. That's some crazy shit right there. Some of those guys were floating!
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,884
Posted By DRONE
You mean, you're not an experienced sidecarist...

You mean, you're not an experienced sidecarist now? Wow, quite a dream you got there! First thing I think is to get a hack and learn how to ride it and ride it well on steep and scary dirt and...
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,434
Posted By DRONE
Glad Kip is on the mend, but like any...

Glad Kip is on the mend, but like any rubbernecker on the Interstate, I'm sure a lot of us are curious as to what actually happened. Collision? Rollover? Argument with a big critter over...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By DRONE
Oh shit you guys are right. I disconnected my O2...

Oh shit you guys are right. I disconnected my O2 because I'm swapping out my exhaust and forgot all about it. I haven't hooked up the new pipe yet. My bad.

On the other two, never heard of a...
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