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

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

  1. 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
  2. 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?
  3. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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  4. dpelt73

    dpelt73 Adventurer

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  5. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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?!
  9. CAFFO

    CAFFO Been here awhile

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    could you post a link please
  10. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    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.
  11. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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

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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.
  13. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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

    GSMarc Long timer

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

    Denalidirt High Plains Drifter

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    Like the KTM color scheme.
  16. 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
  17. 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!
  18. Ducmonza

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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
  19. Randy

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    Sorry, don't want to join the attack brigade, but I've been wondering the same thing. If the mechanicals are already dealt with then I'd say this was an outstanding project. But, if the bike isn't running and fully operational then I can't see spending so much money and effort on cosmetics. In my way of thinking dealing with the mechanical aspect is the FIRST thing done, then once that is all sorted and correct you move on to addressing the cosmetic concerns.

    Forgive me for asking, but after all these pages all I've really seen mentioned is looks, coolness, and other purely cosmetic considerations. Perhaps I'm wrong but I just haven't read much about what was done to get the bike mechanically sound.

    Perhaps it didn't get all that hot. Maybe it didn't get hot enough to actually damage any of the major metal components like the frame, etc. But, it obviously did get hot enough to do a real number on all of the plastic/rubber parts, and seeing as how the BMW is a very high tech machine that relies heavily on electronics for almost everything, and electronics rely heavily on plastics for insulators, etc. Well, let's just say that electrical gremlins could be an ongoing issue with a bike that suffered that sort of damage and I personally would want that all sorted before worrying about making the bike look good.
  20. moosemeat

    moosemeat Been here awhile

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    As soon as my CAN-bus harness gets here fron Deutschland ($118.00 from a HP2 mega moto non abs unit) i will know if the bmsk is good or not. thats the only "IF" i have to deal with. If the bmsk didn't survive MAXBMW will send a new one. What's another 700.00 bucks at this point? gonna snap some picts right now. my machine shop project came out pretty cool i have to say!:lol3 It's off to powdercoating tomorrow.:clap

    oh and it's a good thing i'm in the BMW Motorrad program cuz i never would have thought of checking out the mechanicals before spending some cake on some garage art. good thing huh? duh!