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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,125
Posted By PaleHearse
Thanks.. Hey.. sorry I've been out of it...

Thanks..

Hey.. sorry I've been out of it of late. Been very busy with work. I'd love to hear how your adventures went and still look forward to meeting you one day soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,082
Posted By PaleHearse
Wow.. and here I didn't think I was lying. :evil ...

Wow.. and here I didn't think I was lying. :evil

And great illustration that was posted.. I think that just about says it all.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By PaleHearse
Pia 512.

Pia 512.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 17,613
Posted By PaleHearse
First GS was a 93 R100 when I was 28 ish.. got my...

First GS was a 93 R100 when I was 28 ish.. got my 1150GS in 2002 at 38.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,968
Posted By PaleHearse
Nice ride. You'll find these things look as good...

Nice ride. You'll find these things look as good on their side as they do standing up.

When I bought my first GS, I had already ridden one around the campsite and fell in love with it. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By PaleHearse
Those are the Touratech special set for...

Those are the Touratech special set for the1150GS. After banging them around and pounding them back into shape a couple times, they no longer sealed at the bottom and would allow water in during...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2007, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By PaleHearse
I'm running a Zanzibar on mine but only one light...

I'm running a Zanzibar on mine but only one light per side. Through some modificatoin you could probably get a mount on the top side of the nut without too much trouble, but the mount was only...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
No, let's look at the owners. The last 2 BMW GS's...

No, let's look at the owners. The last 2 BMW GS's I scouted for people were both owned by people as you describe. TOTALLY in over their head. They bought the bike because they saw them on Long Way...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,082
Posted By PaleHearse
Sorry to take so long responding.. I've been on a...

Sorry to take so long responding.. I've been on a bit of a break to handle some life issues.

Basically as far as rear end movment goes, if it comes from terrain, fine, if it comes from throttle...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By PaleHearse
I have found them to be pretty good, but I have...

I have found them to be pretty good, but I have also had them fail. Ive got over 150,000 miles on my bike, so I've gone throuhg a couple of them... and I keep spares. A metal disconnect might be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By PaleHearse
first, there should be instructions available...

first, there should be instructions available online through TT. That will be a little help.

For the rest, something you should know about the tank and paint. It's not difficult to paint, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,249
Posted By PaleHearse
One other very cool thing he leaves out of the...

One other very cool thing he leaves out of the description... unless I'm mistaken.. this bike has 77K miles on it. :evil
The motor will probably last an easy 77K more long as he doesn't baby it......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,145
Posted By PaleHearse
What about the throttlemeister?

What about the throttlemeister?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By PaleHearse
Plus on on the plugs.. great place to start if...

Plus on on the plugs.. great place to start if only one side is firing. Looking for a loose balance plug also.. air leak.. something that might have occured in the garage.

If you go and start it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,082
Posted By PaleHearse
Oh yeah.. Also, one of the groups I ride...

Oh yeah..

Also, one of the groups I ride with has taken to pointing out road disasters with their feet.. kind of cute and all, but when the pavement is f-ed to high heaven... it gets old... so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By PaleHearse
Also.. said he waited 5 minutes.. that may not be...

Also.. said he waited 5 minutes.. that may not be enough time.. I would wait for at least 15-20 minutes. My normal routine is to stop the bike for the evening and put it on it's centerstand... then...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 11,195
Posted By PaleHearse
I think "The Collective" would be a great...

I think "The Collective" would be a great title.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,670
Posted By PaleHearse
Actually several different types of turn signals...

Actually several different types of turn signals will work just fine. If you go to any dirt bike shop, they usually have the flexible aftermarket type that will work just fine. I'm using an...
Forum: Face plant 03-26-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,914
Posted By PaleHearse
Best wishes to your friend... moral of this story...

Best wishes to your friend... moral of this story might very well be... STOP!

Glad he survived it.
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
Might think it's a poor design if you ignore the...

Might think it's a poor design if you ignore the fact that this engine has been in refinment since 1923. Actually, the engine has many internal passages and traps to help transfer heat to the casing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,082
Posted By PaleHearse
Let's start with the back. Yes, your correct,...

Let's start with the back. Yes, your correct, chain drive will eliminate what's known as "shaft climb" as the forces applied to the rear wheel are ALL in line with the direction of the wheels travel....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,994
Posted By PaleHearse
well, the Ohlins is out for me then.. I put 10K...

well, the Ohlins is out for me then.. I put 10K on my bike every 4 or 5 months.. I'm not about to add a shock service to my 12K service interval.. I simply can't have the bike down that long or...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
Inexperience with the bike caused you to over...

Inexperience with the bike caused you to over fill the oil.. a shame that.

Rental bikes go through some serious hell at times... so it's probably safe to say this bike wasn't treated with...
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
Agreed.. many can try and vary how they define...

Agreed.. many can try and vary how they define quality.



That's what we have been defining all along in this thread, or trying to. Holding a bike to use instead of relying on polls to tell...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,994
Posted By PaleHearse
That's about what I get as well.. 50-70.. much...

That's about what I get as well.. 50-70.. much depends on what the previous owner did with them. I'm down to my last set of stock shocks though... so may go ahead and save those for when I need a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By PaleHearse
If your honest about the ratio, then you may want...

If your honest about the ratio, then you may want to consider the lighter option. KTM certainly fits that. Not sure about the maintenance with the KTM though.. but I'm not best evidence on that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 21,960
Posted By PaleHearse
Crap dude.. glad he's ok. I have a couple spare...

Crap dude.. glad he's ok. I have a couple spare stock turn signal stalks if you need one.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By PaleHearse
The Penis's name is "Hans". It actually gets...

The Penis's name is "Hans". It actually gets inserted into your wife/girlfriend to keep them away from you while you try to get work done on your bike.... kind of like an alignment tool. You have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By PaleHearse
Hey.. you owe him the beer.. ride your ass down...

Hey.. you owe him the beer.. ride your ass down to the bay area. :deal

I still think you should have tried your penis.
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
A little something called work.. hence the bored...

A little something called work.. hence the bored addictive typing to a thread that should have long ago died out. Last weekend I did a loop to Moro bay with a couple friends.. lady friend of mine as...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By PaleHearse
Cool! Show an odomoter shot.. keep this honest!

Cool! Show an odomoter shot.. keep this honest!
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
I didn't either... till I tried to locate them. ...

I didn't either... till I tried to locate them. I hope to see some photos of high mileage strom odometers posted here soon... cause that's the true test of quality.. right? I mean there isn't any...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By PaleHearse
Come on.. just pick the bike up and shake it.. ...

Come on.. just pick the bike up and shake it.. :lol3

Hedge is right.. not an expensive bolt.. forceps would be my bet though. Other thing that I've done in the past is to put a little dollup of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,358
Posted By PaleHearse
Just purchased an 1150GSA for a lady friend of...

Just purchased an 1150GSA for a lady friend of mine. We set it up with a low saddle for her and she's doing just fine... I think she's 5ft 7 or so. With some miles under your belt, the tallness...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
Quite correct.. it's to a great degree the type...

Quite correct.. it's to a great degree the type of miles you put on a bike.. but if your gaston-ing at folks on this site.. you may be preaching to the choir.


Acording to who? You? Seems your...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By PaleHearse
:lurk Thanks for starting this thread by...

:lurk

Thanks for starting this thread by the way... long time in coming.
Get those camera's out and show us what you got....!
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
Yup.. 250,000 miles of pure ignorance... keep em...

Yup.. 250,000 miles of pure ignorance... keep em coming.

But back to your argument... you did.. er.. find the accounts I spoke of.. didn't you? And like I said.. harder to pick away at the edges...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 44,116
Posted By PaleHearse
Ignorance isn't pretty is it. Actually the...

Ignorance isn't pretty is it.

Actually the honda didn't make it aparently cause his trip wasn't unbroken. Probably through no fault of his own since it mentioned in that article that he was...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,612
Views: 650,478
Posted By PaleHearse
Ever since my R100GS I've had a great respect for...

Ever since my R100GS I've had a great respect for "ugly". Seems the ugly ones always know how to cook.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-22-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By PaleHearse
Clutch isn't letting go. For what ever reason.....

Clutch isn't letting go. For what ever reason.. probably a slave cylinder bypassing or expelling fluid.. not sure on that end.... but the end result seems to be that the clutch is not disengaging. ...
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