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Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Swinefahrt
I couldn't wait until tomorrow. Job done!

I couldn't wait until tomorrow. Job done!
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Swinefahrt
Cut Tire Bead

I used plenty of RuGlyde but I guess my technique sucked. I'll try again tomorrow after my back recovers.



I was fighting this thing on the floor with the wheel lying on top of two 4x4s. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Swinefahrt
That's how I feel but I've given up trying to...

That's how I feel but I've given up trying to mount it myself. The side of the bead is unharmed so I think it'll hold pressure and not fail. I've mounted tires before but this fucker had me by the...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Swinefahrt
Cut Tire Bead

I gorillad a new Trail Attack 2 and cut this portion of the bead. Trash it or not?

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Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,116
Posted By Swinefahrt
I'm enjoying the ride! Actually the bank is...

I'm enjoying the ride!

Actually the bank is protecting their interest not yours since you are only on the hook for $50. I've used my card all over the world week after week without a problem. ...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Swinefahrt
Good Luck!!

Good Luck!!
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Swinefahrt
Sure takes the pleasure out of farkling. I feel...

Sure takes the pleasure out of farkling. I feel for you.
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Swinefahrt
And I thought it was just my luck. I ordered a...

And I thought it was just my luck. I ordered a pillion rack for my 1200GS on June 2. A week later I called and was told the racks were on back order. The second week I was promised an email later the...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Swinefahrt
This isn't the squishy impact hardening armor you...

This isn't the squishy impact hardening armor you are asking about but it is very good stuff. I replaced the cheesy foam hip armor in my Revit Sand pants with this armor. You can cut it to fit too....
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Swinefahrt
BMW sells it separately.

BMW sells it separately.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,581
Posted By Swinefahrt
Your '07 doesn't have servos.

Your '07 doesn't have servos.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By Swinefahrt
Kriega 10 Liter Bag

Will an iPad fit inside the Kriega 10 Liter pack?
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,719
Posted By Swinefahrt
I replaced my old Shoei RF 1000 with the GT Air....

I replaced my old Shoei RF 1000 with the GT Air. The old RF is quiter than the GT. The GT has a bit of a hollow resonance for lack of a better term and it is fatiguing on a long ride. I love the drop...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Swinefahrt
I didn't have any problems. Buy some new Velcro...

I didn't have any problems. Buy some new Velcro and trim to fit. Sorry, that's all I've got.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Swinefahrt
I've had both brands. I found the Arai to be more...

I've had both brands. I found the Arai to be more round giving me pressure points on my forehead. The Shoei on the other hand never gave me any pressure points, therefore I would describe it as more...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,874
Posted By Swinefahrt
I ordered a silver Shoei GT Air Monday morning...

I ordered a silver Shoei GT Air Monday morning and received it in Texas Wednesday via UPS. Cost was $457.99 including free shipping. Just tell Jeff you are an advrider.com member. Nice guy and a good...
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,046
Posted By Swinefahrt
Not only an amazing story but you also took...

Not only an amazing story but you also took photos?!!! You are a tough hombre.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,803
Posted By Swinefahrt
:ear

:ear
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Swinefahrt
Zman, Any concerns about the build quality...

Zman,

Any concerns about the build quality or shield issues. Is it noisy?
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Swinefahrt
Thanks, I was curious about the shield's...

Thanks, I was curious about the shield's rigidity. Arrrg, I don't find helmet shopping fun.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Swinefahrt
Most of the Revzilla reviews were positive. I...

Most of the Revzilla reviews were positive. I might just pull the trigger.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Swinefahrt
Nolan N44 Helmet

I've got to replace my seven year old Shoei RF1000. The good news is their is a galaxy of helmets from which to choose but I'm having a difficult time deciding whether I want another full face...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,074
Posted By Swinefahrt
Even your Zumo has ice on it! I'm amazed it...

Even your Zumo has ice on it! I'm amazed it wasn't ripped off.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,068
Posted By Swinefahrt
If you add additional lighting perhaps you could...

If you add additional lighting perhaps you could use that switch. It would make a neat install.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,128
Posted By Swinefahrt
I love eastern european ride reports. Subscribed!

I love eastern european ride reports. Subscribed!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Swinefahrt
I recently replaced mine on my '07GS. The gasket...

I recently replaced mine on my '07GS. The gasket dimension is slightly larger where it installs on the top edge of the fuel tank. The gasket is placed into the tank opening then you slip the pump...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,147
Posted By Swinefahrt
I received my Touratech Pro pannier liners from...

I received my Touratech Pro pannier liners from Brady utilizing both a perimeter zipper as well as double zippers on the top side. Excellent craftsmanship and a perfect fit.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By Swinefahrt
Pockets

Pockets
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By Swinefahrt
I used an adjustable strap wrench to remove the...

I used an adjustable strap wrench to remove the metal ring on top of the fuel pump on my '07 GS. You can get these at Sears, Home Depot, Lowes, etc. beats paying $70+ for the BMW tool.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-12-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,756
Posted By Swinefahrt
I've got the Touratech 38L Rapid Trap on my '07...

I've got the Touratech 38L Rapid Trap on my '07 GS. It's a big fucker. In fact it has the same volume of the left side case! But, it will hold a helmet and then some. It's practicality is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By Swinefahrt
In the U.S., I had an extra key made as a backup....

In the U.S., I had an extra key made as a backup. The dealership couldn't do it, instead having to order it cut from BMW.

Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
My JB Weld (post 259) didn't stop the fuel...

My JB Weld (post 259) didn't stop the fuel weeping so I've ordered a new fuel pump from Max.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
Order the metal QDs. Do it right the first time....

Order the metal QDs. Do it right the first time. Replace all of them. I had a plastic disconnect break on my 1150R resulting in gasoline spewing down the side of the bike. Those plastic pieces are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
TXJames, I see your point. According to the...

TXJames, I see your point. According to the fiche there is a toilet bowl type lever on the '07 but not seen on the '08. Could it be an automatic shutoff in case of tip over?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
JB Weld advertises petroleum resistant (not...

JB Weld advertises petroleum resistant (not proof) so since its conveniently in my garage, in it goes. I'll have to sand a little of the dried epoxy and probably slightly modify the fuel pump...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
I found the leak, again. There is a hairline...

I found the leak, again. There is a hairline crack at the juncture of the wall and floor in front of the fuel pump regulator forward mounting screw. I can press against the wall with my finger and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
Jim, the reason I ask is according to the parts...

Jim, the reason I ask is according to the parts fiche they are both the same number but mine has a float for fuel quantity calibration and the '08 doesn't. I guess it uses the infamous strip.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
Can I use an '08 fuel pump on my '07 machine?

Can I use an '08 fuel pump on my '07 machine?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
Post 113 is mine. I was aware of this leaky hole...

Post 113 is mine. I was aware of this leaky hole before and I thought I fixed it with the goo supplied by Beemerboneyard. That's the green color you can see in the cracks that has been pointed out. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 48,342
Posted By Swinefahrt
I believe you are right! Any ideas how to patch...

I believe you are right! Any ideas how to patch this thing?
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