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Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,056
Posted By Winkelfinger
I like the "shake, rattle 'n roll" idea, might...

I like the "shake, rattle 'n roll" idea, might aswell use that as an excuse for a party ;-)


Til, a.k.a Winkelfinger
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,056
Posted By Winkelfinger
If you are as dumb as me, you better have it...

If you are as dumb as me, you better have it totally empty....
I removed the tank from the bike ( too cold outside) and got rid of the tankcover and filler. When remounting on the bike - after a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,206
Posted By Winkelfinger
I would agree to that: the WSM of my beloved old...

I would agree to that: the WSM of my beloved old Tenere calls for changing of the brakelines every 5 years. This is not needed after changing to stainless


Til, der Winkelfinger
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,919
Posted By Winkelfinger
Living in the wrong part of the whole world

Heya Poolside,
just found out that your Papal setup wonīt accept customers from outside the US, thatīs why I couldnīt get a cost quote for shipment.
As PMīd, Iīm in Germany.

Any workaround? I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 551,258
Posted By Winkelfinger
One of those is mine - if I can get it ordered :-)

Hi Poolside,

sent you a PM regarding shipping to the R1200GS homeland.... :-)
I know this is the last batch :(:
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,829
Posted By Winkelfinger
should be on his way again :-)

Ryan smsīd me yesterday, saying that he hopes to be on his was directly to Switzerland today or tomorrow. So it looks like theyīve fixed the bike, but heīs behind his plans.
So no sightseeing with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,829
Posted By Winkelfinger
Quick update from Ryan: he has a mechanic working...

Quick update from Ryan: he has a mechanic working on it and they've ordered some parts - no idea about any details. So he's marooned for the next few days. He's stranded in a pretty area of Germany,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,829
Posted By Winkelfinger
Just talked to him: he's just passed...

Just talked to him: he's just passed Ruppertsweiler, which is east of Karlsruhe. Bike runs til it gets hot, then shuts off. Once it has cooled down it fires again.
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,829
Posted By Winkelfinger
Hi there, Ryan's scheduled to stay at my place...

Hi there,
Ryan's scheduled to stay at my place tonight. We've been in contact via SMS because his bike is dieing on him! He got it going again aided by some roadside warriors (they changes his...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,829
Posted By Winkelfinger
Black Forest

Your timing looks good! Iīll send you a PM with my contact details so that you can reach me - and then Iīll be happy to tell the story about the program, maybe itīs just a German saying that doesnīt...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,829
Posted By Winkelfinger
PTA - is that program???

Hey Ryan,
if the license plate of yours is program (Pain in The A.....), youīre going to have lots of adventures with your Honda!
If adventure takes you anywhere near Stuttgart in Germany, give me...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By Winkelfinger
Single feeler guage method

Me stepping in for JvB.....
The single feeler gauge method refers to doing both intakes (and exhausts respectively) at the same time, using one longer feeler gauge to pass through both slots. If you...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 226,150
Posted By Winkelfinger
It even works in Germany

Hi Grok,
I bought the Harmonizer in 2011 and had only played around with it, no real usage - until now!
We did the 30īkm over the weekend on my 1200GS and the sync was like a charm with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,535
Posted By Winkelfinger
...and just arrived - in Beemers birth country

....Iīm exited! Shipment was actually really quick, no import tax :D
Weather today was too good for mechanical work, syncīn will have to wait a little!

A big thanx!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,535
Posted By Winkelfinger
... and one off to Germany

My Twinmax is a gonner, order for Harmonizer just placed:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 875,612
Posted By Winkelfinger
"Cool" at the Col de Tende

Hi there,

this is my momentary favourite - taken at the Col de Tende last weekend (had an awesome 5 day trip in the westerly Alps)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Winkelfinger
Methylated spirit "absorbs" water

Iīm no chemist, but Iīm famous for waking up all the lawnmowers in the neighborhood at springtime - they usually have water in the tank.

Easier than draining might be to add some methylated spirit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 58,156
Posted By Winkelfinger
German tyres -not yet available in Germany

You wonīt believe what I was told today by 2 different suppliers: Not available in Germany until August.

So consider yourself lucky!
:rofl

I just replaced a really worn out TKC with a new TKC,...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 93,991
Posted By Winkelfinger
Availablity in Europe?

Hi Folks
well, this sounds to good to be true, or rather too good to miss :evil
How do you handle payment/shipment to Europe? Will be a loooooong summer in the Alps, and I donīt want to die of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,118,703
Posted By Winkelfinger
...will not die :-)

Hi Dan,
donīt get nervous, thatīs more or less normal on these enginges. The XT has a 2 stage carburettor, with the right one only opening at higher revs. This means that your right intake valve...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-06-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Winkelfinger
NICE backroad

Hi Two,
you really enjoyed your Saturday - I used it to remove the winter muck from my bikes.
Where in the Black Forest was that? I know large parts of it pretty well, but your route in the film...
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