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Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,279
Posted By pdoege
I'm installing Rocket Sprockets while I wait for...

I'm installing Rocket Sprockets while I wait for my rebuild. Cleaning up the AeroFlow too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By pdoege
I am a big fan. I have the aeroflow with a tall...

I am a big fan. I have the aeroflow with a tall screen and the touratech large tank and the bike is quite comfortable

I tried several other buffeting solutions and the aeroflow seems to do a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By pdoege
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By pdoege
The mounts for the aeroflow have holes that will...

The mounts for the aeroflow have holes that will accept the lights.
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 80,790
Posted By pdoege
Aluminium cap?

I've been beating on that aluminium cap for an hour now.

I'm about to cut it off and move on with my life.

Any suggestions? Failing that does anyone know what to replace it with?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By pdoege
Hey Jonny -

Sorry for the delay.

I have not actually ridden a T3 in 20 years.

In general, if it runs, you are good to go.

If you are being shunned it is because the youngsters do not know what a T3 is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,455
Posted By pdoege
Hell, I'm short and fat (6'2" 250#) and I love...

Hell, I'm short and fat (6'2" 250#) and I love highway pegs. Ride for 4 hours, 30 minutes on the pegs. Gives the knees time to air out. Back on the pegs for twistys and lane splitting.

Love...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By pdoege
I started with a R1100R with luggage and...

I started with a R1100R with luggage and windscreen as well. You should be able to land one for about $3500 these days.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,074
Posted By pdoege
It depends on what is left of your youthful...

It depends on what is left of your youthful flexibility.

Flexible: Put on pants, jacket, and then reach around zip.
Inflexible: Zip, then put on pants, jacket.
Granite: One piece suit or don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By pdoege
Fuel injector o-ring failure

I went out to Daytona this morning, and smelt gas. I assumed it was some other idiot, but the steam (is that steam?) coming off the header indicated that the problem involved 1. me 2. conflagration....
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,098
Posted By pdoege
Reading the chart, it looks like all engines are...

Reading the chart, it looks like all engines are more or less equivalent until about 10,500 RPM. Then the Kawi and BMW have about a 15 (10%?) gain through about 13,000 RPM. The actual difference...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By pdoege
Same thing happened on my R1150GS. It was the...

Same thing happened on my R1150GS. It was the brake lines. Replaced with Spiegler SS units and all was well.

Peter
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By pdoege
The same thing happened to me. I ignored it...

The same thing happened to me. I ignored it until I was stranded. It was the HES.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,476
Posted By pdoege
I have and I'm missing organs because of it. ...

I have and I'm missing organs because of it.

Peter
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-09-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,769
Posted By pdoege
The further south the more expensive the camping....

The further south the more expensive the camping.

I prefer the northern keys anyway. Largo and Islamorada. More stuff to do.

Do you actually need to camp? You can normally find a little B&B...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-02-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,808
Posted By pdoege
The key in my experience is a custom seat and a...

The key in my experience is a custom seat and a backrest for the pillion. The actual bike seems to be somewhat secondary. Good luck!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By pdoege
A similar thing happened to my 2000 1150GS. I...

A similar thing happened to my 2000 1150GS. I replaced the grip and all has been well for the last year. I think the hotspot is caused by the filament thinning and creating more heat as it dies.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32,029
Views: 4,004,292
Posted By pdoege
Hey guys - I put the pics of my engine...

Hey guys -

I put the pics of my engine removal over here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13623141
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By pdoege
Bundled up for repair

Here is a better shot of the exhaust bolt
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_0gQF4FcAEF0/TFW4G8jvdVI/AAAAAAAAF8U/HEEH117tAxc/s400/IMG_0600.JPG

Bundled up so my work clothes stay relatively workish....
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,190
Posted By pdoege
DR350 engine removal pics

Gentlemen -

The previous owner had managed to not use anti-seize when they installed the exhaust header. So I had to pull the engine in order to bring it to a machine shop to have the snapped...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32,029
Views: 4,004,292
Posted By pdoege
Distech - Brilliant! I'll pull it in the...

Distech - Brilliant! I'll pull it in the morning!

Swampy - Hey Swampy! I got tired of picking the big GS up in the Florida sand and thought that I would try a lighter bike to practice crashing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32,029
Views: 4,004,292
Posted By pdoege
Engine removal tips?

Hey. I bought a used DR 350 with a seized exhaust bolt.

I managed to get one of the bolts loose, but the other bolt snapped, leaving about a 1/4 inch above the head. It looks like they were...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,336
Posted By pdoege
I do

I'm in Florida, the only curves are on the exit ramps. It takes the better part of a day to get my tummy calm when I am in the mountains.

"No really, I didn't die on the last corner, what are the...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,113
Posted By pdoege
Sizes and prices man, sizes and prices!

Sizes and prices man, sizes and prices!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,522
Posted By pdoege
Article here: ...

Article here:

http://autospeed.com/cms/title_Brake-Specific-Fuel-Consumption/A_110216/article.html

Peter
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By pdoege
Kickstand switch, kill switch would be my...

Kickstand switch, kill switch would be my guesses.

Peter
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,130
Posted By pdoege
You don't have to change the tires halfway...

You don't have to change the tires halfway through the trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By pdoege
+1. Same thing happened to me. I replace all...

+1. Same thing happened to me. I replace all the lines with stainless.
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,560
Posted By pdoege
If you are seeing flashes in your eyes, or any...

If you are seeing flashes in your eyes, or any strangeness in your vision, please go to an eye doctor, any eye doctor, and have them check your retinas.

Do not do what I did, which was to tough it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 39,302
Posted By pdoege
I just lost mine

I just lost mine on Hwy 129.

After 78k miles I am not too pissy about it.

Pics of the bike on a trailer coming down the mountain:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By pdoege
Wow! The extensive dynanometer testing on the...

Wow! The extensive dynanometer testing on the Dial-A-Jet site is impressive!

That product sounds just as useful as fuel line magnets!

Awesome!

Peter
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,852
Posted By pdoege
Soak your shirt with water at each stop. I douse...

Soak your shirt with water at each stop. I douse my head before donning my helmet on really hot days.

Drink a lot of fluids.

Depending on your gear, try to unzip parts to increase airflow.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By pdoege
The rubber mounts will shear before taking the...

The rubber mounts will shear before taking the oil sump with them.

I have managed to break a few mounts on my bike, I always replace them. Cheaper that way.

Regards,
Peter
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-21-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,945
Views: 350,955
Posted By pdoege
Completely OT

Hey -

Here are the enigmatic and talented Swampy and FL Pepper on their scoots.

FL Pepper (who is awesome to ride with...)...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By pdoege
+1 on the Russell Day Long and a backrest. I can...

+1 on the Russell Day Long and a backrest. I can a long time with both items. 1300 miles is the longest so far in one day. I once did 15k miles in 30 days with the combo.

The stock seat was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,522
Posted By pdoege
For goodness sakes. Go to wikipedia and read...

For goodness sakes.

Go to wikipedia and read this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake_specific_fuel_consumption

Notice the chart here:...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-26-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By pdoege
The funny thing is that the local cities are...

The funny thing is that the local cities are farming out their PD and FD to City of Orlando to "save money". :/

Good work on that article Scribe! I am amazed at the number of people that put...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,032
Posted By pdoege
God I hate you. Nice video of the dirt...

God I hate you.

Nice video of the dirt roads.

Atta boy.

Show them Yuropeens how it is done. :clap

Peter
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 32,029
Views: 4,004,292
Posted By pdoege
The old vacuum petcocks wear out and stop flowing...

The old vacuum petcocks wear out and stop flowing gas. Also the petcocks have screens that might be clogged.

See: http://www.kientech.com/PinglePetcock.htm for a replacement and pics of an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,543
Posted By pdoege
Well, that is impressive. It is very easy to...

Well, that is impressive.

It is very easy to wear a tire to the cords on a long trip. When you are doing 1000 mile days, the tire will look worn, then really worn, then down to the cords. All in...
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