What a deal! HP2 Enduro for 515.00!!!!!

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by moosemeat, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. hillbillypolack

    hillbillypolack Grumpy Old Goat

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    It looks like you really enjoyed yourself with a drill press and a can of Krylon. Whoop-eee.

    Besides waiting for parts, did you lay up the carbon? Upholster the seat? What functionality do those brackets provide?

    Numbers talk and you know what walks. Post the dyno charts and stop with the superficial fluff already. It's a performance bike, let's see how a moto tech (you) enhanced that aspect of your project.
  2. BCC

    BCC I know better

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  3. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    1200.00 in powdercoating receipts. krylon my ass. hill... billy.... goat .... guy.....lol
  4. bajaburro

    bajaburro Ancient Adventurer

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    fuck it!there nice.
  5. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Notice how the rear rack perfectly matches the small touratech one, and the side pieces are bent to perfectly match the curves in the rear bodywork. there are four attachment points. four struts. two slide inside of the rear frame tubes under the seat and two attach at the crossover bar for the passenger pegs. they slide into billet machined blocks of aluminum (that slide over the passenger peg bar) and held in place with allen set screws. there are two strut covers that sandwich between the passenger peg mounts to hide the two forward struts. the rack has many attachment holes points for the giant loop pack sm/med/lg. no more strapping shit around the frame rails and to the seat. insanely lightweight and incredably strong. I wonder if Hillbillypollac calles up wunderlich and questions them about the integrity of their products and why they make them?

    the clutch and brake bowls are protected on all sides and most importantly THE TOP! 4mm aluminum with two attachment points that are not attached to the bowls!!!!! this prevents them from breaking off in case of endo or wheeling over. not so with the other catalog crap.

    the left and right boot gaurds prevent the nice red frame powdercoating from getting f...d up. easier to recoat the gaurds than the frame.

    the roundell blinkers are from Schrodie shop in Germany. Stefan Schroder does really nice work. they come in two sizes for the gs and gsa. they have indepth instructions with shrink wrap and waterproof connectors. they can be wired to flash with blinkers or as running lights. 87,00 euros:viking

    price of a 3x3 sheet of 4mm aluminum-box of dd coffee
    price of 5 ft 1/2 in aluminum rod-box of dd munchkins
    powdercoating at central florida powdercoating 110.00
    allen bolts and lock nuts from Skycraft 3.00
  6. oz97tj

    oz97tj Been here awhile

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    My god. I was on your side for a while but now am becoming a doubter. All you care about is making it pretty and haven't even began to address any of the real issues, or at least you haven't really discussed it. Maybe it's just me but id have it running before doing all this other crap, just to be sure. Instead you sound quite vain.
  7. stan23

    stan23 Been here awhile

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    I love how some of the pieces are zip tied onto the bike.:rofl
  8. Emperor Norton

    Emperor Norton Kilroy was here

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    Not that I could build anything like that, but - you're saying it doesn't run?
  9. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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    so enough of this bullshit... does the bike run yes or no?
  10. MJS

    MJS Long timer

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    I'd guess not yet. The front view shows the bike to be missing the instrument cluster and the ignition switch.

    Maybe he's just waiting for the needed parts to show up on flea-bay.
  11. GSMarc

    GSMarc Long timer

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    Having it runnings means :

    a key recognized by the BMSK.
    I see a BMSK but not the key.
    The ZFE also must be sometimes reprogrammed
    (seems that not all ZFE can be reprogrammed).

    I know that finding electronics parts (cluster, BMSK, ZFE etc) on the web is not 100% sure to have them up & running on your bike.
    They are not just "plug & play" parts.

    I myself decided to have it running before doing other investments.
    I have it running now.
  12. hillbillypolack

    hillbillypolack Grumpy Old Goat

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    Well, let me ask you a question about functionality. Now that you have the racks in place, is there available access to the seat removal screw? Also, do you have to remove the entire rack to gain access to anything under the seat (should you have issue during a ride etc). I'm asking these functional questions since I'm an industrial designer and function takes precedence over aesthetics with rack systems, and utility products like these. Or the HP2e in general.

    I would have thought that asking questions, and humbly inquiring for advice from this group may have been something you'd consider. Instead it's been quite a show on how much you've ordered, how much you've spent on powdercoating or carbon. It's been a project lasting over a year and to be honest I don't see you approaching the important aspects of mechanics to get the bike moving. If it's a sculpture, that's fine. We've been patiently waiting since your initial purchase as to whether you have the ability to get it moving under its own power again.

    Just for comparison, I've completed entire running show vehicles for international auto shows in less than six months. Award winning, magazine center spread concepts which have running gear, working doors, lighting, fully trimmed leather seats and polished aluminum exterior brightwork. Yes, it takes a team and crazy delegating and organization, and loads of hard work and humility. There's no question things cost real money, but that's often irrelevant compared to personal effort in the final product.

    It's good to see progress in a few areas, but some of us would like to see the mechanicals addressed as well.
  13. tenfiddy

    tenfiddy Demotivational Poster Child

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    Somehow I keep stumbling upon this thread. I remember when it was started. You put all this time and work into a bike that went through a friggin fire before thinking, "Hmm. maybe I should see how it runs.", first? It looks good, but...

    :lurk
  14. bracky72

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    The original poster is an old friend of mine. I have faith he will see this through. :clap
  15. GSMarc

    GSMarc Long timer

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    the owner wrote that on 29 of June (page 13), only 9 days ago....

    I'm sure he will start running it after he will get all the secrets of the engine management etc :wink:
  16. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    wow. (shaking my head) maybe I should post a nice close up picture of my a-hole, so you guys can inspect it really well. gee, i need a key and an ignition switch???? thanks for the heads up. i didn't see that in the service cd. it's on the way crybabies. talked to a fellow inmate today regaurding the hp2mm gauge cluster he has for sale. it's gonna be mine. ANOTHER nice addition to my bargain HP2. (This will irratate the cynical bed-wetters here even more.) :deal

    personally i think my project is worthy of a nice spread in BMW Magazine. we'll just have to wait and see........wink wink HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
  17. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Give me your address and I will send you a fruit basket for all the competitions you have entered. Try looking at the overhead picture. There is a big hole over the seat bolt Einstein!
  18. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Oh thank Heaven for (7-11?) oh, nope that's not it, I meant the BMW GT-1 Computer in the corner of the classroom, whew. Where would My project be without the helpful input of all the nice inmates here. Thank you! Honestly, Thank you! :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:cry:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
  19. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Raise your hand children if you have started a thread here that has gotten over 34,000 views.

    :flip
  20. MIXR

    MIXR Been here awhile

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    This is more entertaining than being bitten on the nuts by a bull-ant while taking a dump out by Big Red!

    Moosemeat - You've gotta be either the world's best troll or the best practical joker God ever breathed life into!

    I'd almost bet my lefty you have a running machine and just want to see how long you can keep stirring the pot.

    She looks good. Great work so far. Can't wait to see what the next episode brings!

    :rofl