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Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By capnfranko123
Now that I think about it

That driveway tipover was at my ex-girlfriends house. The repair lasted longer than the relationship:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By capnfranko123
Not to be too much of a smart ass butt....

If you look at my first post, JB weld has held up fine for 56,000 miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By capnfranko123
Insurance money in the bank

Since I had the cash from the insurance company to replace, I thought what have I got to lose. The failure seem to be behind that bracket and would leak when it flexed. I couldn't find the leak to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By capnfranko123
Tank leak

Mine did the same thing around 60k after I fell over in the driveway. Found that one of the metal pieces of the frame side bushing was missing. Got a new one and then used two complete sets of JB...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 897,947
Posted By capnfranko123
Is this the east side of 4 Peaks?

Is this the east side of 4 Peaks?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-16-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 823,107
Posted By capnfranko123
so close

Wish I knew about this. Last summer, I went from the Skyline parkway to the Flight 93 Memorial and went right by this. I'm a big fan of tunnels.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,199
Posted By capnfranko123
Improved MPG

Daytona BMW changed a needed tire for me during Bike Week and let me know I had a Throttle Recall issue. Two weeks later went in for the recall and Huell said they did a 'flash' of the computer. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,199
Posted By capnfranko123
No ethanol

I got 41-43 with a heavy throttle, that engine is too much fun and not good for license longevity. Then I put non-ethanol in, the first tank on that got me 49 MPH! I forgot I had filled with that and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By capnfranko123
Lisle Corp

Bought their Torx bit set from Sears because its Made In The USA. Have to look in Sears Automotive tool section to find it. Not a bad price either, 27 or 29 bucks. 12 Pc. Super Torx Set #37940: T-10...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 84,862
Posted By capnfranko123
Loved it

Really enjoyed the ride report. The silk trail is on the bucket list. Just curious as to why you didn't pick the 800 Adventure for your new bike?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-22-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 90,369
Posted By capnfranko123
You must go!!

"Don't go unless you want to have it on your mind for the rest of your life.... Truly the most beautiful place I have ever been."

So true. I was at Wainwright in 84-85. On a clear day I could see...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,862
Posted By capnfranko123
These look really cool

Both literally and figuratively:

http://www.gasolinaboots.com/typhoon_boots.html
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,854
Posted By capnfranko123
Same mark

Road to Akron. Flap in 'winter' mode no problem, summer mode painful. The guys at Cleveland BMW said Schuberth recomends getting the S2 liner and that solves the problem. Had a warrantee issue with...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,858
Posted By capnfranko123
oops

and most importantly 'American Made'!
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,858
Posted By capnfranko123
Take a look at these

Hope theyre not to Dad-like. I am a dad though.
http://store.americangusset.com/defenders.html

If you needed something less dad they have womens, you could figure out your size in them, just...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,746
Posted By capnfranko123
Made in China??

where does their jacket labels say they are made?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By capnfranko123
Yes

The demo models were base. Only have the cruise control.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By capnfranko123
Enduro Pro Mode for non ASC ESA XYZ PDQ

I bought a demo, LOVE it. Two things I wish I had are the TPM and the Enduro Pro mode actually just the part of it that takes the ABS off the rear tire when using the back brake foot pedal. Has...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By capnfranko123
BMW half cover

Living in an apt as well. Bought the Walmart $39.99, it left a silver stain on the plastics. Got a big cyclegear one, $109 on sale for $50 and its pretty weather proof you can lock it underneath and...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,381
Posted By capnfranko123
Rei

REI brand boxer briefs. Moisture wicking and made in america.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 170,788
Posted By capnfranko123
Micatechs

Anyone else tryung to figure out how to mount these on the wasserboxer?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 373,410
Posted By capnfranko123
Micatech pilot cases

Anyone else trying to figure out how to put the pilot cases on this bike. Just got did my first road trip with the new bike and am painfully aware of how spoiled I was with the Micatechs!
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,366
Posted By capnfranko123
Hey Chuck

It's Frank that helped you get your RT off the road at the I95 exit when your final drive blew out. Which bike are you riding? Your bringing your Mac with you? Have you had any trouble with taking a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,577
Posted By capnfranko123
my tranny failed at 106000

pulled apart and the same bearing completely failed and chewed the end of the intermediate shaft. A friend/small bike shop owner had the shaft welded and ground like a crank and put 6 new bearings...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By capnfranko123
Just noticed the same thing today

So I immediately checked this site. Grabbing and shaking everything seemed tight. I do have a worn out front shock and I noticed the 'Ball Joint" boot is torn. Anybody ever replace those? WOuld I...
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