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Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Square1
Turn the engine over more. Use the rear wheel...

Turn the engine over more.
Use the rear wheel in high gear and keep turning until the lobes facing out and the lines on the cam sprockets line up..
M
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 1,511,522
Posted By Square1
Yes the left indicator comes on sometimes by...

Yes the left indicator comes on sometimes by itself.
On my switch the neutral stop detent seems to be dirty/ worn out and it slides easy over and triggers the left indicator.
There is not much to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 1,511,522
Posted By Square1
Yupp, mine started doing it recently. The...

Yupp, mine started doing it recently.
The indicator switch feels loose and worn out on my bike.
I sprayed cleaner and W-40 inside the switch and it behaves for a while...
I have a good used...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 1,511,522
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=Dutchgit;26269200]You could keep it and...

[QUOTE=Dutchgit;26269200]You could keep it and ram a rod through the whole thing :D[/QUOTE3.

I always wondered if you could shot the cat out, what could go wrong!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
Here are some write ups on how to check the valve...

Here are some write ups on how to check the valve clearances.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335086&page=470

You are almost there maybe you want to check them for yourself.
If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=TwoTiredRiders;26263763]Hello guys and gal...

[QUOTE=TwoTiredRiders;26263763]Hello guys and gal or two, wondering if you could shed some light on a couple of subjects please:
1. How do you remove the lower half of the air box? Not sure how to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
I have Dirt Bagz on my XC too. I took out the...

I have Dirt Bagz on my XC too.
I took out the plastic liner in the back and made a cut out for the gas cap.
Now it is easy to just push the fabric over to get to the gas cap.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Square1
Thanks for the update on the water! M

Thanks for the update on the water!

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Square1
We'll be staying at Selby campground most...

We'll be staying at Selby campground most likely.[/QUOTE]

Have fun!
The backside of Selby has some good dirt roads, most are in and out no loops but with great views of the Cuyama Valley.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Square1
Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit...

Has anyone with the OEM rack mount managed to fit an xTank, or indeed fit anything between the rack mount and the subframe? [/QUOTE]


Yes , I fit a custom made aux tank with a beefy bracket...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Square1
I'm looking for a wiring diagram, one of the guys...

I'm looking for a wiring diagram, one of the guys on the forum sent me a link but I already had it, it's only in black and white and in German, probably ideal for a qualified mechanic but very hard...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Square1
You might want to post over here: ...

You might want to post over here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335086&page=491

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=290240&page=629

On the ABS only thing I can think of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
I would not count out a bad battery. Call your...

I would not count out a bad battery.
Call your friendly BMW dealer and have him check your VIN number.
There might be some recalls that have not been done.
I got a new battery.
Then you can have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
The photos in this post on cleaning it...

The photos in this post on cleaning it (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13745432) are super clean in the "before" images. Very odd. At some point this bike must have not had very good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Square1
Old Mister Gerbing is alive and well , he had to...

Old Mister Gerbing is alive and well , he had to sell his business because of medical reasons.
He is back now with www.gordonsheated.com
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
Here is a long thread about that. Aprilia...

Here is a long thread about that.

Aprilia RXV 45 mm Marzocchi Shivers was what I used.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,002
Posted By Square1
http://www.independent.com/news/2014/nov/18/no-ext...

http://www.independent.com/news/2014/nov/18/no-extra-wilderness-los-padres/

This is about closing more of LPNP to motorized users.

So far 85% Of LPNP are off limit to motorized backcountry use....
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,755
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Posted By Square1
All about XC front suspension here: ...

All about XC front suspension here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,002
Posted By Square1
No I'm not but I we could play dress up if that's...

No I'm not but I we could play dress up if that's what you like :wink:

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/320107485984634268/


Back to Business:

Did a nice loop yesterday.
Hwy 101 north to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,002
Posted By Square1
I might be able to come up to Santa Maria. ...

I might be able to come up to Santa Maria.

Did you clear your trail maintanance with the authorities?

Here in Santa Barbara a guy got sued by the ranger for damage to federal property by...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 111,768
Posted By Square1
They come up on E bay sometimes, I did a check...

They come up on E bay sometimes, I did a check and there was nothing out there.

This Aprilia dealer was selling a few of the 45 Shivers a while back, maybe contact him:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=Seamus;24992559]My chain is definitely on...

[QUOTE=Seamus;24992559]My chain is definitely on the way out at 16k miles (original chain ) and instead of replacing the continuous chain, I did some searching here and found this link on our site...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,590
Posted By Square1
That would be a great destination: Last...

That would be a great destination:

Last Chance Rendevous
Jan2-4
Agua Caliente County park

http://www.airheads.org/events/icalrepeat.detail/2015/01/02/2577/-/legendary-first-chance-rendezvous...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
First thing to do is get a different Shift lever!...

First thing to do is get a different Shift lever!
Do not try funny stuff out in the dirt without getting a shift lever that bends and not rip of your output shaft.

M
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 111,768
Posted By Square1
Marzocchi 45 Shivers installation

I finally got around to install the new Marzocchi 45 Shivers to my bike.

I did not wanted to swap the axle clamps from the stock forks to the Marzocchis.
That way the stock forks were useable in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
You can read more about XC front suspension here:...

You can read more about XC front suspension here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277533
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 325,860
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=pcvance;24824526]Yes there is, take Dry...

[QUOTE=pcvance;24824526]Yes there is, take Dry Creek rd to Eshom Valley rd, take that to Whittaker forest rd.
That will take you to 180 @ Quail flat, just a few miles west of Stony Creek

Thank...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4,820
Views: 325,860
Posted By Square1
Is there a dirt road to get to Hwy 198/ Generals...

Is there a dirt road to get to Hwy 198/ Generals HWY from Dry Creek/J21- 245 Badger to Hwy180?

We are coming up from the South and are looking for a way to get from Yokohl Rd/Lemon Cove into...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Square1
Thank you, yes Sierra Madre was open last...

Thank you,
yes Sierra Madre was open last month.
I will check out High Mountain - pozo rd. I did not know about that.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Square1
Rancheria Rd to Kings Canyon

Hello Riders,
I plan to ride from Santa Barbara area to Sequoia/Kings canyon NP on as many dirt roads as possible.

So far I think:

S.B. - West camino Cielo to Los Olivos

-Slab_

Santa...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 1,511,522
Posted By Square1
Dirt Bagz mounting

No picture here, but the forward bottom strap is close to the exhaust pipe.
It melted once, I wrapped it in exhaust wrap and it is holding up well.

M
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Square1
Is this road a basic Forest Service(gravel)? ...

Is this road a basic Forest Service(gravel)? This looks like a nice side trip. Doable in street tires?[/QUOTE]

East camino is paved , there are some worn out patches on the way down to Gibraltar...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By Square1
Yes those roads are open. That is a great loop to...

Yes those roads are open. That is a great loop to see some of our beautiful countryside.
Gas in Ojai before going up Hwy 33.
That is a great road but you must respect it.
A few mile after the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
Loose front sprocket

http://demonty.smugmug.com/G650XC-chain-adjustment/i-KXGsF6X/1/M/image-M.jpg (http://demonty.smugmug.com/G650XC-chain-adjustment/i-KXGsF6X/A)[/QUOTE]


I also had some " wiggle" when I changed the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 22,132
Posted By Square1
That is good news that you can reuse the ABS...

That is good news that you can reuse the ABS sensor bracket.
What are your plans for the Brake caliper? will you get an adapter?

I have the same marzo Shivers and I'm debating what to do about...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By Square1
Great! From where will you start your trip? ...

Great! From where will you start your trip?
Maybe I can join you for parts of it.

M
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set...

[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set of axle clamps from a set of 45mm Marzocchi Shivers, leftover after an X-Ch conversion. If you have such a set, please let me know the following

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7,755
Views: 1,240,064
Posted By Square1
[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set...

[QUOTE=TymeRider;24384393]Does anyone have a set of axle clamps from a set of 45mm Marzocchi Shivers, leftover after an X-Ch conversion. If you have such a set, please let me know the following...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 1,511,522
Posted By Square1
Clutch cover

Next time you change the oil , after draining the oil take the clutch cover off.
On the inside of the cover there is a hole were the clutch release pin sits in.
Measure if this hole is round or...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9,734
Views: 1,511,522
Posted By Square1
How many miles has your bike. Could be old...

How many miles has your bike.

Could be old oil and time for an oil change or if you have more then 23-25k miles you might need a new clutch cover and release mechanism.

M
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