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Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By khpossum
If it is like the Dakar of that year then it had...

If it is like the Dakar of that year then it had a dip stick
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
It was pretty hot going thru Turkmenistan, as hot...

It was pretty hot going thru Turkmenistan, as hot as I have seen it anywhere. Well over 45C. That was on my Dakar, no aux tank, just the main tank. It was a long ride going North from Ashgabat until...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
I have a TT plumbed thru the main tank vent. I...

I have a TT plumbed thru the main tank vent. I have never seen that kind of fuel loss. When it is warm and I park the bike vapor gurgles in to the TT tank, indicating that some vapor is generated in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 87,937
Posted By khpossum
I have a 2002 1150GS front seat you can have for...

I have a 2002 1150GS front seat you can have for $40 if you pick it up in Elizabeth. Not very far from CoSprings,

KP
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,573
Posted By khpossum
Changla: ...

Changla:

http://karst.smugmug.com/photos/i-46MGqS8/0/S/i-46MGqS8-S.jpghttp://karst.smugmug.com/photos/i-K9jJND6/0/S/i-K9jJND6-S.jpg

Another KhardungLa:...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,253
Posted By khpossum
Quote: "Carole Nash charged...

Quote:
"Carole Nash charged 45 for one months cover in Turkey. To travel through Bosnia they wanted 27 for seven days and I had to specify the days I would be entering and...
Forum: EMEA 07-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,243
Posted By khpossum
Got my green card today. Send money on June 19,...

Got my green card today. Send money on June 19, green card arrived today in Colorado. Great price and service. Thanks.

KP
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
Sorry it is the fan, you are not the first one. ...

Sorry it is the fan, you are not the first one.

FWIW:

Check ebay for the following:
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Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
I don't have my fuse schedule handy, but first...

I don't have my fuse schedule handy, but first that comes to mind is the radiator fan. Check it out. I had identical symptoms whe my fan started to freeze up
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,082
Posted By khpossum
It has been posted I don't know how many times...

It has been posted I don't know how many times for many years to replace your rubber lines on older bikes.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 87,937
Posted By khpossum
Seahorse SE-520 is what I have on the back of my...

Seahorse SE-520 is what I have on the back of my XC, works and has held up well for me. See Seahorsecases.com .
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-15-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By khpossum
While I was at it I changed the little backup...

While I was at it I changed the little backup battery as well. That allowed me to loook at where the main battery power comes in. It does not look like a likely leak point. The antenna pass thru is a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
Toommydv: Exactly right. It is rarely necessary...

Toommydv: Exactly right. It is rarely necessary to turn the adjusting screw more then one flat. Keep it on the loose side. Get your heaviest buddy to not only sit on the bike, but have him bounce up...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-15-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By khpossum
The cable comes out parallel to the board. I...

The cable comes out parallel to the board. I tried to lift the upper white part up to see if it would come up. It does not seem to want to, but it is very fragile, so I am hesitant to try very hard....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-14-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By khpossum
276C LCD replacement, has anybody done that?

My 276C LCD is slowly loosing pixels. I ordered a new LCD screen from China. I opened the unit and removed the LCD screen. The hard part is the thin connector strip. Other connectors have a part that...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,830
Posted By khpossum
I ordered mine on May 18 and it got here without...

I ordered mine on May 18 and it got here without a hitch May 2. I loaded it up with the Western half of the US (CN), OSM for CO and UT and topo's for CO and 1/2 of UT. 729 map tiles and 1.73 GB.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-04-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By khpossum
That is exactly what I had been hoping for. I...

That is exactly what I had been hoping for. I haven't found any method yet to get directly to the memory card.

I did not realize either that the communication goes over USB 1.0, that explains...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By khpossum
Great, that is excellent information. I will...

Great, that is excellent information. I will return that thing to its original owner. Sounds like it has no benefits whatsoever for anything.

Also noticed why it will not work on my computer,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By khpossum
Hmm, hadn't thought about that, hooking it up...

Hmm, hadn't thought about that, hooking it up thru Mapsource. Except that did not work either, Mapsource did not recognize this thingy. This is what it looks like:

...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-03-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By khpossum
276C stand alone memory card reader, drivers?

For years I had heard of a 276C standalone memory card reader, but I could never find one. Last week a friend of mine said "Oh, I have one of those".

I got it from him, but it most likely needs...
Forum: EMEA 05-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,373
Posted By khpossum
You have potentially one extra day in here. The...

You have potentially one extra day in here. The boat we took left in the evening of day 1 and you arrive on day 2 early in the mroning, Day 2 you can get into Turkey, although it would be worthwhile...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
Clutch cover inner bearing installation

No pictures while doing it, 2 hands were not enough as is.

Here is the tool I had made, nothing fancy. The bearing fits on the small end and it is long enough that is sticks out of the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
I have not done those two yet until the little...

I have not done those two yet until the little one is in place, but I will use a socket with the right OD for the bearing and oil seal. The seal will be easy. For the bearing heating the cover and no...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
Yes, it is easily visible. If there is any doubt...

Yes, it is easily visible. If there is any doubt hold a magnet to it.

Mine also has a white paint marker number 100634H23 and another number I can not quit read. These numbers may have nothing to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
I ordered a replacement clutch cover for my XC....

I ordered a replacement clutch cover for my XC. The new part number has the sleeve. I figured better to do it when it is convenient and in my garage instead of when I HAVE to do it.

Has anybody...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By khpossum
Come join us at our weekly Saturday morning...

Come join us at our weekly Saturday morning breakfast in Morrison, starts at 8 AM. You can see my 2002 1150GS parked there as well.

PM me if you have any questions about the bike. I live 10...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
Are you sure F650 and G650GS parts are the same...

Are you sure F650 and G650GS parts are the same as the XC? The BMW part numbers are different. If I remember correctly the caliper on my Dakar is visually quit different from my XC. Not sure though,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
Can you post the part numbers you used?

Can you post the part numbers you used?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,174
Posted By khpossum
Don't despair, just repair it. It seems daunting,...

Don't despair, just repair it. It seems daunting, it did for me.

http://karst.smugmug.com/photos/i-Rkfpt3z/0/M/i-Rkfpt3z-M.jpg

2010, Dakar, almost burned down in the middle of Uzbekistan due to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,642
Posted By khpossum
My 1150's shock is a little over 5/8". I don't...

My 1150's shock is a little over 5/8". I don't think I have heard of a Hyperpro shaft go out. I wouldn't worry about that as on issue.

KP
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,642
Posted By khpossum
I agree, I talked to both and both are great and...

I agree, I talked to both and both are great and very helpfull.

The last Hyperpro I bought for my 1150 GS has a recommended interval of 25000-30000 miles between rebuild's. When I bought my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,642
Posted By khpossum
Hyperpros are widely used by those in the serious...

Hyperpros are widely used by those in the serious international long duration advriding. You may not read much about them, because they last. How come you read a lot about Ohlins? Because people have...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-23-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By khpossum
Go to garmin.openstreetmap.nl You can get...

Go to garmin.openstreetmap.nl

You can get your Peru map there
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,642
Posted By khpossum
http://www.le-suspension.com/le-blog/...

http://www.le-suspension.com/le-blog/ (http://www.le-suspension.com/le-blog/) will rebuild your shock and do a good job, or get a Hyperpro shock. Klaus at hyperpro knows his stuff.

KP
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By khpossum
Don't know about these amazon ones, but I bought...

Don't know about these amazon ones, but I bought one from http://www.seahorsecases.com/ (http://www.seahorsecases.com/)

A lot cheaper than pelican, but seems to be good quality.

KP
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
I can sell you mine, $100US + shipping cost....

I can sell you mine, $100US + shipping cost. Shipping will be around $25 I expect. 2007 XC with 8,000 miles on the shock. I am out of town , but can ship it the end of the month. Let me know.
KP
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6,755
Views: 1,023,699
Posted By khpossum
It has been a while since I did it, but it is...

It has been a while since I did it, but it is straight forward, no manual needed. Just take the stuff off that is in the way. Support your bike properly, so it can not keel over backwards. You can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5,689
Views: 1,137,378
Posted By khpossum
Anyone care to share your impression of the seat...

Anyone care to share your impression of the seat concepts cover if you've put one on your Xch?

I put on a seat concepts cover and foam on my XC in June and it has been good. I can put on the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,792
Posted By khpossum
maps

Don't forget openstreetmap. You can download it at garmin.openstreetmap.nl. Overall Mexico is a bit hit and miss, it all depends on how the volunteers do adding roads.

Last year I added a ton...
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