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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Wallowa
Ahhhh..

More likely it would be cut up in place and hauled out in pieces...can't image how much it must weigh...but it is a lot!

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Schwie...AllBlak's Post..It Was A "Jockular" Comment..

I have nothing of value to contribute to resolving this issue...whatever it is.

But come on..."Rhythmic Rub In Rear End"? Gotta expect a few chuckles at that thread title....that was a slow,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Wallowa
Well....

Interesting indeed...

I have never seen exhausts pointing to the front....right leg needs asbestos shield.

Phil

Air filters are vintage....off the old GMC/Chevy truck? I thought they were...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 651
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmmmm....Somes?

I see you start in Somes, I worked in Ventura for a couple of years, lived many years Humboldt/Mendocino and now NE Oregon..look your route looks damn good; if not overly ambitious...but a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By Wallowa
Couple Of Ideas

I had to replace mine after ripping off a very hefty aftermarket skid plate on a rock pile...rubber did what it was supposed to and sheared.

Look and you will see the metal plate on either end of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 02:29 PM
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Views: 526,835
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Picture?

Naw on second thought forget it :wink:..no big deal...rules on this thread are bent from time to time and the thread is meant to have fun and find cool places to ride...

Welcome to the Tribe.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11,028
Views: 2,259,850
Posted By Wallowa
Love It!

Thanks! Love the attitude. Too bad they don't have descent beer! But again, it is all about attitude in the end.

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Wallowa
Thanks Guys

PM and Wachs and others....thanks...some may not know... but the pic of exhaust PM posted is as small as that exhaust gets...so yes, I will look for a walk-in that goes below 32 degrees...as I recall...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Wallowa
Not Quite The Same, But...

I know the West has many of these old time stores..there is a clone to this one in Lostine [Or]; can't remember the name "Lostine General Store?" Recently re-done and a lot fun to browse...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Wallowa
Good Thinking

Nice thinking outside the box. I will take off the damaged headers next week and install the used one I got on E-Bay [see above] after I get the exhaust gaskets next Thur. and will try to locate a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Wallowa
Or? Quality Of Gasoline?

I understand that a way too rich mixture will eat Cats, but what about poor quality fuel? Or fuel supplements?

Thanks...Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Wallowa
Life Expectance Of Catalytic Coverters on GS/GSAs

Never thought about it; but how many miles is the normal functional lifetime of a catalytic converter? Excluding the shorten lifetime when someone removes them! :D Thinking of my '07 GSA but assume...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh I Will Take Door # 3

I agree; hopefully BMW is accepting responsibility and accountability.

BMW has sidestepped [ignored] the FD failures for years but I agree with you that if BMW is having a change in customer...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2015, 04:30 PM
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Views: 526,835
Posted By Wallowa
Silver City Road? Or????

No trees throws me. Lots of sagebrush and bluffs out there but some trees on way to Silver City or down to Owyhee...clues perhaps, this has been around for some time. Is that a man-made wall in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
What????

What wheel flange threads?:brow

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,500
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmm...April First?

Nothing auspicious about 4-1? :brow

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 05:52 PM
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Views: 2,259,850
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Ah....A Capon?

Could not get around the "Capon...."

Just me..:D

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Thanks! My Error.

Indeed the 11 listed issues on the NHTSA site were "Service Bulletin"s not "Technical Bulletin"s. My error.

A point I was attempting, but failed at, was that of the 11 listed Bulletins for my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Understood

Yes I understand that the determination of what is a "serious" defect can be subjective at best. For me riding alone in BFE any defect with the bike that could strand me with a difficult survival...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh I am lost...

OK the "Bremsanlage" is a brake system recall...what am I missing?

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmmm..Could Not Find It

Tried this link...did not see what you are referring to.

Interesting choice of terms; "Recall", I thought only the NHTSA could force a recall.

In any event, I suspect that with this much smoke,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By Wallowa
Check To See..

Interesting; didn't know that...I would have thought that the pulsing would be from a slight warp in the rotor..GSAs have warped front rotors when they were ridden with a lot of heavy front brake use...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Cool2 Nothing From BMW

Sadly we have two bike magazines proclaiming the flange replacement "Tech Bulletin" but as of yet nothing from BMW. That speaks volumes.

Nothing yet to dealers or owners. I believe it will...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Wallowa
Right Side On My GSA

Jim,

My '07 GSA has that set of fuses [only fuses on the bike?] under the RIGHT front body panel.

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Ouch!

Everyone living any where near or 'down wind' [all of us..] of a nuclear power plant thought the same thing...but only you said it! Wheels up!:lol3

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Wallowa
Talking Ah, Yes, Wallowa County, Oregon...

:D


PM

Hey PM I sent you an email prior to what you posted above...I asked if you still want to sell that exhaust, at the rate that I dent them up I can always use a spare, please send me an...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Bravo!

No flames needed...that was funny!!:D

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
So Far..

So far only one magazine article...saying it was a "tech bulletin"...not a recall. Anybody hear from BMW?

Sounds reasonable, but wait and see...:wink:

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 04:43 PM
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Views: 526,835
Posted By Wallowa
Sunrise Rd

Right outside Enterprise on the Alder Slope area...neat little dirt road off of Hwy 82 into town the back way ...on West side of town.

Some else post please...I don't have photos to post.

Phil...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 56,856
Posted By Wallowa
Let Us Know...Post Here

If anyone receives a letter from BMW on this "Tech Bulletin" to bring their bike in, please post that when you got the letter and what is says. We will see......:wink:

Thanks,

Phil

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Wallowa
OK I Am Easy..

PM,

You know me I believe everyone the first time...:D

PM me PM if you be talkin' the truth! Looking to stay OEM; the exhaust system on the GSA is damn hard to beat....well, I can "beat...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,045
Posted By Wallowa
Talking Sorry..Not Decrying Your Ideas

Ken,

Just quoted the last post before mine; it happened to be yours...did not mean to stir the nest..sorry.

Bleach is an excellent antibacterial and is used routinely to "purify" drinking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8,600
Views: 526,835
Posted By Wallowa
Haaaaa...Good One.

Rattlesnake Rd.? Your quote "For the record I hate snakes!"...looks like primo habitat!:D

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Wallowa
Good Call!

I just ordered one on E-Bay. 7K miles, $325. New now $1,300. E-Bay has never been where I look...need to start!

Wondering now if I should put in new oxygen sensors while I am removing the old...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 808
Posted By Wallowa
Header Pipe Repair Shop?

In the BOM14 I caved in a spot on my right header pipe in my get off on "Carnage Hill".

Can anyone recommend a GOOD repair shop in Lewiston or La Grande areas that can weld a piece on, pull out...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,045
Posted By Wallowa
Weak Clorox

Occasional weak bleach solution rinse for bag and drain some out through tube and mouthpiece. No drama and no big deal.

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-06-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11,028
Views: 2,259,850
Posted By Wallowa
Geeee Wolfy

Nothing political about it..but it must have struck a nerve with you..not my intent to get anyone assed up...deal with it.

Oh yes, very nice post..:brow

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-06-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8,600
Views: 526,835
Posted By Wallowa
North of Hart Mt.?

Cave [s] north of west end of Hart Mt. Rd? A total WAG

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11,028
Views: 2,259,850
Posted By Wallowa
Cool2 It Wasn't..

If someone found that offensive, then they are offensive. What a crock of shit; that guy was hurting. So much for compassionate 'progressive ideals'. Guess if it makes you uncomfortable you ignore...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11,028
Views: 2,259,850
Posted By Wallowa
Damn!

That guy has some great scooters!

His message however is very sad indeed. Wish him the best.

Phil
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