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Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 561,054
Posted By jeveretts
Did you build this bike?

Did you build this bike?
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By jeveretts
Trailer needed this morning in Central FL

going to Holopaw to pick up my newold Ural. Took a look at my trailer which is 5x8, but my sides are 18" high, don't think that is going to cut it.
I got a F350 Diesel Dually to haul with, anybody...
Forum: Hacks 08-11-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By jeveretts
Haha, I was there on Saturday, and said, can I...

Haha, I was there on Saturday, and said, can I give you a credit card for a deposit on it?
He said "I never got around to getting a credit card set up, can you write a check?"

That IS old School!
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By jeveretts
Have you met Gene? He is 75 years old. He gave me...

Have you met Gene? He is 75 years old. He gave me a bill of sale for the bike and said. "I am not sure if the vin is right, it is too hard for me to see it"
But he promised it would be right on my...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By jeveretts
650's with electric start 1998.5-2000? a 1.5 year...

650's with electric start 1998.5-2000? a 1.5 year span?
I think they are literally all interchangeable in those years.
That being said.. what is your point you are trying to make?
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By jeveretts
My guess is he didn't care. I am the one who...

My guess is he didn't care. I am the one who asked.
Forum: Hacks 08-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,710
Posted By jeveretts
Oh GOD! what have I done?

So I was down at Holowpaw Ural today, and dropped a few bucks on a '96 Tourist from Gene. It has a later engine, with electric start, but Gene doesn't know what year it is. He took it in on trade and...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By jeveretts
No issues at all here.. That article makes it...

No issues at all here.. That article makes it seem as bad as BMW final drives...hmmm...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,701
Posted By jeveretts
Got a Surface Pro 3

If any of you guys are thinking about this, or are on the fence. Here is my take.
First of all. I have owned everything! and I mean Samuel L. Jackson type of yelling EVERYTHING!
I am a full time IT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By jeveretts
It is so frigging hot in Florida

That we had to change the final drive in the living room!
Don't tell my wife!

:lol3

http://i.imgur.com/yHzKpMI.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By jeveretts
Man, that baby sounds rough! I bought one a few...

Man, that baby sounds rough! I bought one a few months back. A 2001. No service history, but owned by a BMW Mechanic at an import motorcycle shop. SUPER clean, 36K miles, new michelins, brand new...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,560
Views: 819,459
Posted By jeveretts
Laugh Not mine, but one of the guys from my Sunday...

Not mine, but one of the guys from my Sunday ride. If your eyes are sharp, you might notice some triumph bits.

http://i.imgur.com/bPMhqgl.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,862
Posted By jeveretts
Sending you a pM on the seat

Sending you a pM on the seat
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,862
Posted By jeveretts
Any love for the BMW RS?

I see a lot of love, for a lot of different BMW models, but nobody seems to ever mention the RS.
I recently bought this fine example. It is a 2001, last year of the R1100RS. It has about 38K on it,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jeveretts
Just in case anybody stumbles on this in the...

Just in case anybody stumbles on this in the future. Here is what happened and how it was fixed in a nutshell.
Bike was running so-so, mileage was very poor, at around 34mpg. When attempting to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jeveretts
Yeah, that is all what I would think, and where...

Yeah, that is all what I would think, and where the problem lies. We did zero=zero.. or more precisely zero=.009, then turned the stop screw in until voltage was at .370, idle was then too high too...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jeveretts
Yeah, stock exhaust. TPS was set to .009 with the...

Yeah, stock exhaust. TPS was set to .009 with the butterfly close and the stop screw all the way out. Then we cranked the screw in till it went to about .370. But idle was too high. We then backed...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By jeveretts
Need to enlist the help of the smart ones (R1100RT)

My son recently got out of the army, and bought his first BMW. A 1998 R1100RT. Was cheap enough.
It has 45K miles on it, but it seems to have been owned by somebody a little ham fisted.
We have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,693
Posted By jeveretts
I would post an in the craigslist "free" section...

I would post an in the craigslist "free" section like this...

Free Scooter! Got for college and it served me well. I am moving back home now and I don't have time to sell it.
If you can use it,...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,354
Posted By jeveretts
I got one of the first wide models at the Florida...

I got one of the first wide models at the Florida Winter Rally. Tom looked like he really didn't want to sell it, but I am glad he did. I use it everyday at the pool deck, it is way more comfortable...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By jeveretts
That's what is says in the decription

That's what is says in the decription
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By jeveretts
Ahh.. I see it doesn't come with a battery, that...

Ahh.. I see it doesn't come with a battery, that is $30 more.
But I did find this...
http://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0087NB088/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

seems to have the...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By jeveretts
Sena SMH10 question

Looking to buy a SMH10 to use with my neotec. I see the A0302 clamp kit is recommended.
Can I buy the A0302 clamp kit ...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By jeveretts
Sena SMH5 vs SMH5-FM

So I was at my local dealer, and they were trying to convince me to buy the SMH5-FM from them, they did not have the SMH5 in stock.
So they told me the SMH5 is made for scooters, with significantly...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By jeveretts
You guys always come through. I just ordered...

You guys always come through.
I just ordered this

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002F85VQS/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Should completely fix the problem
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By jeveretts
Oh yeah, that was great on my GS, but I now ride...

Oh yeah, that was great on my GS, but I now ride a RS, the lock is under the rear seat, and factory luggage impedes it. Guess they didn't think RS riders would ever stop? :lol3
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By jeveretts
How do you guys care for a spendy helmet?

I started riding when I was 15 years old. I am 47 now, and I don't there that has been any significant amount of time that I didn't own a motorcycle.
Funny thing is, I only remember buying a couple...
Forum: Hacks 12-16-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,202
Posted By jeveretts
Riding a hack home

Been riding for over 30 years. I have NEVER ridden a hack.
I am looking at a Ural Patrol about 200 miles from home.
Should I expect to be able to ride this thing home on back roads?
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By jeveretts
Fatass needs a new jacket!

My go to jacket, that I have worn every day for the last 4 years is a Barbour International Jacket. It is well worn, and now it is starting to get a little gross.. It is fine in cold weather, but...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,430
Posted By jeveretts
Why are you still posting here? Shouldn't you be...

Why are you still posting here? Shouldn't you be repairing a bike or something?
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By jeveretts
I wouldn't be afraid of those miles at all. My...

I wouldn't be afraid of those miles at all. My good friend and riding buddy rides a 98 GS1100, 180K and still going strong. He says only repair outside of regular maintenance was front seal that was...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By jeveretts
Yep, they are sending me free new fabric, it is...

Yep, they are sending me free new fabric, it is still under warranty. Just wondering if it is a fluke or if you gotta change the fabric every couple years. Obviously, it is a fluke.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By jeveretts
Kermit chair woes?

Anybody had the fabric stretch on their Kermit? Mine is about 2 or 3 years old. I haven't used it a ton, but on a rally a couple weeks ago, it kept falling apart while people were sitting in it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9,012
Views: 1,794,842
Posted By jeveretts
Somewhere between Columbus GA, and Birmingham...

Somewhere between Columbus GA, and Birmingham AL...

Getting gas.
Guy from other side of pump walks around..

Guy: B---M--- W?
Me: Yup!
Guy: Is that a Mercedes Benz?

Me: "blank stare"
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By jeveretts
Little late now, but picked up a gearwrench flex...

Little late now, but picked up a gearwrench flex head set for $39 at sears.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By jeveretts
Rocker arm end clearance

Do they need to be the same on the intake and exhaust side?
I have like .10 on exhaust rocker, and like .07 on intake.
Is this ok, or do they need to be identical.. I am not sure I have enough time...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By jeveretts
What I mean, is to document service history for...

What I mean, is to document service history for the next owner in lieu of taking it to the dealer or a indie shop.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By jeveretts
Laugh I have used forward air a few times with great...

I have used forward air a few times with great results, you get a motorcycle sized steel container to strap your bike down in, with plenty of room for gear and other odds and ends, you put a...
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By jeveretts
self maintenance documentation?

Is anybody doing this? I bought a used 1150GS and every wrench that ever touched it was at a dealer, and I have every single receipt to prove it. I want to keep the records going and well documented,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By jeveretts
Truth hurts.

Truth hurts.
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