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Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,279
Posted By Lettlander
Take a look at the Max BMW parts fiche

David -

Take a look at the parts fiche for the HP2 enduro on the MAX BMW website. The HP2 happened to have this particular washer setup straight from the factory:

linky:...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,279
Posted By Lettlander
Existing washers

David - My bike is an '05, and the only washers on there (prior to installing the anti-squeal kit) was a single wave washer per bolt.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,279
Posted By Lettlander
Rubber-ized washers

The washers aren't "rubber" per se... just coated, or rubberized.

I just installed the set on my bike & it instantly cured the squeal. I still can't believe I didn't do that sooner!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Lettlander
Wave Rotors

The shape of the wave rotor, helps "wipe" the face of the brake pads while braking. Supposedly this provides some benefit by keeping the wear even.

In addition the shape of the rotor promotes...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,121
Posted By Lettlander
Classic Z

You never cease to amaze me Mr Z. "AdventureHawk"!!!

Brilliant. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,224
Posted By Lettlander
The 1/2 Grand Prix - circa 2003

Sub $500 machines sporting dry rotted tires lock horns with mother nature. Fun.

http://Lettlander.smugmug.com/photos/58200145_dfD7N-L.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By Lettlander
You may want to check this out.

The attached link for "Ducati Suite" is a pretty nice site for basic Ducati maintenance. There's step-by-step procedures for most common tasks. The belt replacement tutorial is especially helpful.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By Lettlander
My valves were pretty tight at 6000 miles - I'd...

My valves were pretty tight at 6000 miles - I'd have to go look at my notes to see exactly how much so. I'm about ready to crack it open & do the 12,000 mile check so we'll see how they look this...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,444
Posted By Lettlander
Yup...

I believe it is. Hopefully there will be more info soon!
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,444
Posted By Lettlander
Eek Buell 1125R

Check this one out ladies & gents:

http://www.brightcove.com/title.jsp?title=1078606383&channel=711881422

Not much info regarding the origin of this new liquid cooled motor... but it sure looks...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lettlander
Thumb Good ol' battlecruiser

I had a 1996 Trophy 900 a few years back. Great bike. It was my 1st real touring bike, and it was at that moment I became addicted to having hard luggage and heated grips.

The ol' girl had...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By Lettlander
Works fine.

For what it's worth, the pipe works great with "Miller Power". It adds excellent street cred too... :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By Lettlander
Arrow?

Hmm. Personally, I'd think twice about ANY sort of Arrow pipe. Here's a picture of my friend's one month old Arrow mid-pipe installed on his Ducati Multistrada. Notice anything peculiar?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 98,979
Posted By Lettlander
Talking 1989 Honda NX250... Neat little bike.

1989 Honda NX250... Neat little bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By Lettlander
Laugh Noise? What noise?

The 1200GS is downright quiet compared to an air cooled Ducati... :lol3

I suggest you live with one of those for a while. It will definitely "cure" you of worrying about odd noises.

As Karl...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2006, 07:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,956
Posted By Lettlander
Thumb Here's a couple from Pine Bluff...

Great weather, great riding, and a ridiculously huge turnout!

Enjoy the eye candy... :clap

http://Lettlander.smugmug.com/photos/99314883-M.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,690
Posted By Lettlander
Thumb Here's what you need...

I ordered this baby from A&S BMW: http://ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=43282

It works much better than the cheezy plastic plug-cap-puller included in the "extended" toolkit.

-Lettlander
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,948
Posted By Lettlander
My helmets fit...

Both my Arai Signet GT (medium), and Suomy Spec-1R (medium) helmets will fit -- no problem.

Although only one at a time... and, that's with the case expanded. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,948
Posted By Lettlander
1st one cracked.

I'm currently on my second case, with no issues thus far. My first case cracked at about 4000 miles. Mind you, I never overloaded the case or abused it in any way. The dealer replaced it no questions...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,417
Posted By Lettlander
ST at TAG

TAG Sport BMW in Geneva, IL has a red & silver one on the showroom floor.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Lettlander
Should be fine.

It should be just like bleeding any other hydraulic clutch or "normal" brake system. There's a bleeder valve on the slave cylinder, just like on any other hydraulic clutch set-up. Simple.

Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By Lettlander
Find a new dealer.

My dealer, TAG Sport, in Geneva, IL replaced my cracked case under warranty. No questions asked.

Sounds like you need to find a new dealer to do business with...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,072
Posted By Lettlander
Thumb I second the "greatness" of Draggin' Jeans. Just...

I second the "greatness" of Draggin' Jeans. Just the thing for short hops in town & casual toolin' around. The optional Knox armour is a nice addition. It velcro's directly to the kevlar lining. Good...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,627
Posted By Lettlander
Battery Tender "Pigtail"

Just buy one of these suckers: http://batterytender.com/product_info.php?products_id=39&osCsid=5a1563bbc3ffdbd247553a967a73bbaf

They cost a whopping $6.95... No worries. Attach to your battery &...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Lettlander
The Cee Bailey's liners will fit with the bag...

The Cee Bailey's liners will fit with the bag "unexpanded". No problem. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Lettlander
I like the way you think dude. I bet those teeny...

I like the way you think dude. I bet those teeny Sapporo cans would work pretty well too. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,569
Posted By Lettlander
12GS case liners

I have the Cee Bailey's liners, which are also very nice. http://www.ceebaileys.com/bags/bmwbagsel.html They're expandable, well made, and fit the cases without any wrestling.

The left saddlebag...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Lettlander
XD nomenclature

Isn't that model just called the XD "motard"? I was under the impression that the regular & motard models were being sold side-by-side.

The motard version having slightly more ventilation...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 159,434
Posted By Lettlander
Thanks...

I love it too. Lately tho' I've been thinking of parting ways with the 900 & letting someone else have some fun with it.

Kinda leaning towards either a DRZ400S or a KLX250S. A different kind of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 159,434
Posted By Lettlander
900ss

The ol' air cooled Duc's are great machines. Torquey, fun, make great sounds to wake the neighbors... They're not shabby reliability wise either. Ducati engine building guru J.D. Hord described them...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Lettlander
One more thing...

Oh, and here's another good tip. If possible, let your new tires sit in the sun for a while (i.e. on a hot driveway for an hour or so).

The tires will heat up & be a bit more pliable when it...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2006, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,888
Posted By Lettlander
Bead Breaker.

I've always had good luck with this one available from Aerostich:

http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Bead-Breaker-p-16835.html

Super easy to use...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2006, 04:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,485
Posted By Lettlander
I'll let you know...

Well, I'll let you know if anything blows-up on mine. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,485
Posted By Lettlander
Too new to tell?

Maybe the ol' 1200 is too "new" to know for sure what (on a regular basis) can go horribly wrong? It would be interesting to see what some ultra-high mileage riders have found thus far during their...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 14,485
Posted By Lettlander
Bring comfy shoes.

My guess would be a good pair of these:

http://Lettlander.smugmug.com/photos/64759891-L.jpg

All machines will fail eventually. Some just like to do so more often than others. :puke2

Abuse...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By Lettlander
Horsepower

Horsepower for the new 800's is claimed to be around 85bhp. I'm assuming that is at the crank, not at the rear wheel.

We'll see once the magazines get their mitts on them. Hopefully someone will...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By Lettlander
F800 S/ST South African introduction write-up

I just spied this article over on "Motorcycle Daily".

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/04april06_bmw_f800st.htm

They sure look like some neat little machines. Any bets as to how long it'll take...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Lettlander
Valve Clearances

I recently attended a tech seminar at Chicago BMW. On the topic of valve adjustments, we were told that on the newer hexhead bikes the valves appear to stay in-spec longer than the older bikes.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,544
Posted By Lettlander
Nope.

Nope! The winner was a 1965 Sears (Puch) Allstate.

I guess I should clarify, there were more rules to the 1/2 Grand Prix.

You can see the complete lowdown here: ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2006, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,544
Posted By Lettlander
Project from a few years back.

Here's a project I worked on a couple of years ago. It was actually for a contest me and some of my buddies cooked up called "The 1/2 Grand Prix". The Idea was for each contestant to buy & make...
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