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Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,147,268
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
I made my own light bar for HID's (better)

Last summer I made a light bar for some FV90 HID's on my '13 GSW. I was concerned that I didn't have enough front fender clearance so I made another light bar and it works great....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-08-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 535
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Aux Tank Help Needed (Port/Vanc) for VStrom

Hi Guys & Gals,

I'm looking for a volunteer to let me make some measurements of a 650 for a custom fuel cell (for a friend in So. Cal). I'm in Milwaukie / SE Portland and available most anytime....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,147,268
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
I made my own light bar for HID's

For my new R12GSW I made a light bar for my FV90 HID's and installed a PDM60 power distribution module. The light bar fits on the nose framework and being strong enough for the lights it will not be...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,246,989
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Need a part for your new GS/W?

RealOEM.com has the new Boxer now listed. Check it out here (http://realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.do?model=0A11&mospid=55471&hg=01).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 626,584
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
The top case does need a mounting plate (not...

The top case does need a mounting plate (not included with the trunk). Here is a pic of the rack and the bottom of the case, and another of the inside of the case in the lowered position. I bought...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 626,584
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
The trunk will hold one helmet with it expanded....

The trunk will hold one helmet with it expanded. The new mount is strong but light. No steel supports needed and it doesn't hop. My SO says the back rest option was a good buy. :wink:
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Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,246,989
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Yes it does. It comes with all but spokes, LED HL...

Yes it does. It comes with all but spokes, LED HL and TPM. Fine with me for now. Break in starts at noon tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,246,989
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Finally here!

I get to pick mine up tomorrow. Went over to see it getting its pre-delivery check. I scheduled the first service (600mi) for Tuesday morning. :D

http://i50.tinypic.com/zs96q.jpg
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,056
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
The dimensions you cite are the outside...

The dimensions you cite are the outside measurements and the wall thickness is .125. In addition to the baffles there are two 1 inch tubes that are the rear mounts. Couple those three items with the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,056
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
As MikeF responded you really do need to drill...

As MikeF responded you really do need to drill the tank and put in a fitting. If you were to install a "T" fitting into the return line you would have to use a fuel pump and have a one-way check...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,720
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Tools

Nice write up Shogs. What are the brands of pullers and drivers? I was checking out "Motion Pro" for some blind bearing pullers. I have a lathe and make most of my own tools but those are a very good...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,615
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
In memory of my Dad ride

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/226998_10150188719237446_676597445_6800530_8101465_n.jpg

Robert 9/2/29 - 4/30/11

Last weekend (10/15/11) we rode the Strom to Frenchglen...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
<o:p></o:p> Let me help you "understand". The...

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Let me help you "understand". The title of the article says it all, "If money were no object". You and others are hung up on the doing it cheaper and achieving the (perceived) same...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
I guess the "sorted out" part is something that...

I guess the "sorted out" part is something that fits into the money is an object category. I'm talking about money NOT being the object and was hoping that someone had tried the unit I posted about...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
If $$$ were no object cruise control for VStrom

If money were no object what would you select for a cruise control for your VStrom? Does anyone have any reviews of this (http://www.mccruise.com/pdf_bin/mcs4610_brochure.pdf) unit from "Down-Under"?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Why thanks a lot Timmer. It has been a lot of fun...

Why thanks a lot Timmer. It has been a lot of fun reading the reports on ADV and learning some of the differences in touring platforms. My road bike is a lot different and even though it has been on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
We'll see when I get out on a ride with some of...

We'll see when I get out on a ride with some of you experienced 'Strom riders. I'll have to take the garbage cans off of her to get some aerodynamics back in a drag race. Thanks for the complement....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9,494
Views: 3,790,075
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
On Route 66 Near Kingman

http://www.bmwlt.com/gallery/files/2/0/1/5/IMG_5803_22279.JPG

Earlier this month on "Her Maiden Voyage" to the US SW.
:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Thanks Lord B. The mounts are made of 5052 .125...

Thanks Lord B. The mounts are made of 5052 .125 aluminum sheet that I had on hand in the shop. I glass beeded them and painted them with Krylon "Cammo" flat black. This is a self primer paint and is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
You are correct on both counts. I've been looking...

You are correct on both counts. I've been looking on this forum and watching what others have done to their "V's" and I settled on what I wanted and wen't for it. I haven't had a bike that I've had...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Intro: ErnieA and My new VStrom

I've been lurking for a while now so it's time to get off the seat and say hello... Hello!

I have a 2006 VStrom 1k that had only 1700 mi on the clock when I bought it last November. It was set up...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By Hotshoe40Q
Intro: ErnieA and my '06 VStrom

Hello All:

I've been lurking on/off for a while now and decided now that I have my "ADV" bike finished, and tested, it was time to say hello. Hello!

I've had a long history of owning and...
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