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

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

  1. thorinoakenshield

    thorinoakenshield ya mo be there

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    your bikes looks soooo incredible.
    awesome job!!!:freaky
  2. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Roundel blinkers just shipped and should be here when the plaque holders arrive at MAXBMW (best dealership ev.......ver!) from DER VATERLAND! :dutch We be mountin' and wiring dem shits up SON! Hooo-ahhhh:happay
  3. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Got my black anodised billet aluminium fuel cap in the mail today. It's going right back to the shipper. It has a nick in it and the evidence is on the envelope. M.....!@^$^&$...ers!

    I hate UPS, USPS! Fed-ex is the best. Every other shipper blows me bag!:kboom
  4. dpelt73

    dpelt73 Adventurer

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    man that sucks. it looks good tho. hey wats the link for the headlight we were talking about today?
  5. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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  6. dpelt73

    dpelt73 Adventurer

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  7. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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  8. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Just installed::D

    pro brake carbon fx stainless steel braided brake and clutch line

    both handle bar fluid containers and bleeding lines with dot 4 and magura mineral oil (clutch)

    both BMW roundels and plackards on the side panels (still waiting for the roundel blinkers from DE)

    black anodised billet aluminum fuel tank cover/lid

    almost done with::wink:

    a very cool and totally functional luggage rack and pannier mounting system. made it out of 1/8 inch sheet aluminum and 1/2 inch solid aluminum rod. I had to buy a metal brake and tubing bender but worth it. Fabrication is almost complete, left side mounts and then off to welder/powdercoater. Looks like I bought it from Touratech (matches the little one they sell for hp2e only larger)

    I have fab pictures if someone wants to post em here for me.

    cheers,:gdog
  9. r1200gs_chris

    r1200gs_chris Been here awhile

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    Yep, let's see the pics. I've been told bending aluminium is tricky as it can weaken at the bend so let's see how you did it.:ear
  10. Mr.Goose

    Mr.Goose Velvet Steamroller

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    Then I guess I'm now off the hook for sending you a 6 pack of PBR?!
  11. CAFFO

    CAFFO Been here awhile

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    could you post a link please
  12. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    copart.com


    be carefull, the China-men are buying up everything BMW. shipping em overseas by the hundreds. and paying out the waaazoo for them. no more good deals to be had.
  13. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    proper tools and some heat and you can bend anything.:deal
  14. Warthog

    Warthog TeutonicChronic

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    Yes, I installed one this past weekend on my HP2. Shorai LFX14A1-BS12... 14Ah model. It spins a little slow on first hit. I recommend turning the bike on, and waiting 60 seconds or so to let the battery wake up. It hits strong on the second crank. I've only had if for a week, so we will see how it goes.

    I added 25mm of padding to the front side of the battery box, and 15mm of padding to the bottom. Then dropped the battery in, and secured with the clamp. Nice and tight. The shipping box comes with about 15 pieces of medium density foam with sticky backing. Great for making the smaller battery fit in a larger space. Very thoughtful of the Shorai folks.
  15. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    Nice! Thanks a bunch Warthog!:freaky
  16. GSMarc

    GSMarc Long timer

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    They say : LFX18A1-BS12 , 18 Ah for the HP2 models
  17. Denalidirt

    Denalidirt High Plains Drifter

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    Like the KTM color scheme.
  18. bracky72

    bracky72 Long timer

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    A Ballistic 12 cell battery is firing my R1200 right up. A cheaper option then the Shorai. :deal
  19. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    Have you actually had it running yet?

    If still having trouble with pics, send a few of the latest to me again and I'll post them for ya.

    Cheers!
  20. Ducmonza

    Ducmonza boob

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    Congratulations on the perseverance to take on such a project. My hat truly goes off to you! Please post some pictures of how the bike looks now.

    :clap