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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By WhiteNoise
I haven't heard about it. But I ride a 1150gs and...

I haven't heard about it. But I ride a 1150gs and I believe that is a little too much bike for that ride. Although if I have a free day for riding I may show up to watch some of it
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By WhiteNoise
There's a very large group of dual sport riders...

There's a very large group of dual sport riders on bamarides.com. Majority of the members are in central Bama, but there's guys from all over the state and outside of it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,840
Posted By WhiteNoise
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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/20/u5ehapad.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/20/netary6a.jpg
This was my first k60 I pulled it at 8500miles. I would say i ran 75% street fairly aggressive in all...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,694
Posted By WhiteNoise
Every car is different. Case in point: Ford...

Every car is different. Case in point: Ford Windstar vans have a torque converter recall right now. Ford pays 4 hours for the tech to remove the transmission, replace the torque converter, put it...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,694
Posted By WhiteNoise
Couldn't have said it better myself.

Couldn't have said it better myself.
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,694
Posted By WhiteNoise
Yikes! Yea that must have really sucked for the...

Yikes! Yea that must have really sucked for the tech. I own a Ford Lightning, I pulled the engine out for the first time a couple weeks ago in exactly 4 hours. I got curious and looked up the...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,694
Posted By WhiteNoise
All manufacturers pay very low for warranty work....

All manufacturers pay very low for warranty work. But surprisingly Ford out of the 3 brands I'm certified in, Ford pays much better for warranty haha.
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,694
Posted By WhiteNoise
I grew up believing that the dealerships are out...

I grew up believing that the dealerships are out to rob you and NEVER took my vehicles to a dealer. Then I became a technician and worked in an independent shop. Then I moved to a dealership and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By WhiteNoise
Yep I believe we have all done it atleast once....

Yep I believe we have all done it atleast once. I didn't know about ADVrider either when it happened to me. I just kept tinkering with it and finally after about 3days(an hour at a time) found it on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,011
Posted By WhiteNoise
I did what any good Adv rider should do in that...

I did what any good Adv rider should do in that situation: grab the phone and take pictures, haha. I took the boxes off and got a couple guys to help push it out. Wasn't too bad with help
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By WhiteNoise
The ABS operates similar to the ABS system in any...

The ABS operates similar to the ABS system in any vehicle. If there is a fault in the ABS system, the module shuts off the ABS and the vehicle/bike can operate normally without the assistance of ABS....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 628,011
Posted By WhiteNoise
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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/25/gamunu5a.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/25/sy6ytyze.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/25/aguzybur.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By WhiteNoise
I bought my barebones 2001 GS April of 2012 with...

I bought my barebones 2001 GS April of 2012 with 42k. I turned 61k last week. My cost in accessories:roughly $1800. My cost in repairs/maintenance: roughly $100(I perform all labor). As it's already...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By WhiteNoise
OK I broke the other breakaway bushings that were...

OK I broke the other breakaway bushings that were holding my factory plate, so i decided to make a template. This is what I'm looking to do(may have it turn up to the engine guards attaching bolts...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 434,295
Posted By WhiteNoise
Got into a mess...

Got into a mess yesterdayhttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/22/e7a3aje4.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/22/u3ysena3.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/22/ebyvy7u6.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,161
Posted By WhiteNoise
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/13/8uqe9ynu.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/13/8uqe9ynu.jpg
A trifold ramp and a bank, done it many times(only because I was driving the truck to leave it at another location). I have used an embankment and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By WhiteNoise
I know and understand completely what their...

I know and understand completely what their purpose is, I am trying to get away from having a bash plate mounted to the case, that way I can have something more rigid. By no means do I intend to hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By WhiteNoise
R1150GS bash plates

Hey ya'll, I have a 2001 r1150gs and I'm coming to the realization that the factory bash plate is becoming 'too weak' for my style riding. I'm tired of replacing the break off rubber mounts every few...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By WhiteNoise
Realoem.com is a BMW-specific parts catalog for...

Realoem.com is a BMW-specific parts catalog for cars and motorcycles. There is a part # for telescopic fork oil. P/N 31427652283 for 5000mL, and 31429062158 for 1000mL.
I have not checked to see if...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By WhiteNoise
This is all excellent advice. I am a Certified...

This is all excellent advice. I am a Certified Master technician for several car lines, but still fairly new to motorcycles. I have never replaced fork seals, but was expecting a big ordeal that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By WhiteNoise
'01 1150gs fork seals leaking

Alright I'm looking for some info. I bought my first GS March 2012 and have put a respectable 15,000miles on it myself. It's now at 56,000 and the fork seals have started slobbering like a pit bull...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,559
Posted By WhiteNoise
Same here, cheaper and effective is what i am...

Same here, cheaper and effective is what i am looking for. I would like to hear some reviews
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By WhiteNoise
Dang that kinda sucks, I have the bmw aluminum...

Dang that kinda sucks, I have the bmw aluminum bags, haven't noticed any discoloration and haven't checked if it gets hot. I will be more aware of it though
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,949
Posted By WhiteNoise
I feel the exact same way, $400 for a piece of...

I feel the exact same way, $400 for a piece of metal pipe i can almost buy the tools and materials to make it myself! $150 i will purchase one for that!
Keep us posted on how it goes.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By WhiteNoise
I am confused on what it is you are accomplishing...

I am confused on what it is you are accomplishing with this extension?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,860
Posted By WhiteNoise
I have the heidenau k60 scouts on mine. They are...

I have the heidenau k60 scouts on mine. They are a 50/50 tire so maybe more aggressive than you're looking for but even aggressive riders are getting 7000-9000miles on the rear tire and around...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By WhiteNoise
And it IS the bmw oem kit

And it IS the bmw oem kit
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By WhiteNoise
I bought a gsa windscreen from cee bailey for my...

I bought a gsa windscreen from cee bailey for my gs. They offer the conversion kit separate. I had to call them to send just the kit, but i remember it was slightly cheaper than factory
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhiteNoise
Well mine had already separated so i just pulled...

Well mine had already separated so i just pulled it out in hand fulls, then drained the gas out, used shop air to blow the rest out, then filtered the gas back into the tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhiteNoise
I ran into the same thing on my 2001 last week....

I ran into the same thing on my 2001 last week. Same scenario the bikes new to me and that was the first time i fooled with it. I cleaned all of it out of the tank and put the bike back together, ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 434,295
Posted By WhiteNoise
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/09/yhe7ype5.jpg i...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/09/yhe7ype5.jpg i bought this one February 2012, its 2001 and had 42,000miles. It was a oem bare bike. Since then i put the bmw adventure cases, oil cooler guard, cee...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By WhiteNoise
The dealership only offers the grip/heating...

The dealership only offers the grip/heating elements/wiring. The dealer was the first place i tried, i am a certified technician at a car dealership so i tend to stick with factory parts, but there...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By WhiteNoise
I really don't want a slip over grip, i do a lot...

I really don't want a slip over grip, i do a lot of offroading, and i enjoy the factory grips, just have not found where to get the grips. Where can i find a new set of grips like the factory ones?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,315
Posted By WhiteNoise
2001 1150GS heated hand grips

Hi, i was wondering if anyone has replaced the hand grips on their bike? Mine had tears when i got the bike and i really want to replace them without replacing the entire heating elements and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By WhiteNoise
Congrats on figuring it out. Enjoy those...

Congrats on figuring it out. Enjoy those heidenaus, i have the scouy k60s on my '01 as well, love them. About 3000miles and still looking good. Just so you know you can pull the spark plug wires off...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By WhiteNoise
I have a Throttlemeister on my 1150gs. I only got...

I have a Throttlemeister on my 1150gs. I only got it because it was $50 installed by the local BMW tech. It does what it's suppose to. I personally don't think it's safe for anything other than long...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 33,087
Posted By WhiteNoise
2001 bmw r1150gs, i would absolutely purchase...

2001 bmw r1150gs, i would absolutely purchase this bike again if i were to get rid of it. Purchased witb 42,000miles February 2012 and has just under 52,000miles today.
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,492
Posted By WhiteNoise
Im used to be a ford certified diesel tech, the...

Im used to be a ford certified diesel tech, the only reason a 7.3L came in our shop was for services. I could almost guarantee that truck(in stock form) will last 500,000miles. Buy it and...
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