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Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,811
Posted By The Evil Twin
I like to run my tires with 78% Nitrogen and a...

I like to run my tires with 78% Nitrogen and a dash of Argon.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,759
Posted By The Evil Twin
Using the same lube is one of the things that you...

Using the same lube is one of the things that you need to do in order to track lubricant performance. If you constantly switch oil how will you know if the oil is breaking down or is your engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By The Evil Twin
Thank you sir! The search function does work!

Thank you sir!
The search function does work!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,759
Posted By The Evil Twin
Pretty impressive indeed. One thing to note is...

Pretty impressive indeed. One thing to note is that you should stick with an oil if you are going to do UOA. It will eliminate the variables. However, that's just for the long term.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,685
Posted By The Evil Twin
Damn. That sucks. I don't know if I want to be...

Damn. That sucks. I don't know if I want to be paying taxes, tags and insurance all year for that.
I do have a couple extra plates lying around though :evil but the DNR guys don't mess about....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,685
Posted By The Evil Twin
^^^Nice write up! Out of curiosity, do the...

^^^Nice write up!
Out of curiosity, do the bikes have to have tags/ registration (street legal)?
If not, is the route you have to take very difficult since you cannot take roads?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By The Evil Twin
+2 on the back protector in the jacket. The girls...

+2 on the back protector in the jacket. The girls (wife an daughter) jackets have a hardshell protector so it doesn't matter much what they are leaning against.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By The Evil Twin
Ah, yes. But that special oil can be used in the...

Ah, yes. But that special oil can be used in the trans. Not the other way around though!

Since mine is one of the last before the Wet Head they probably were cleaning out the parts bins at that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By The Evil Twin
Too late to order a drain plug with a magnet but...

Too late to order a drain plug with a magnet but good to know I can before the next interval. I'll definitely do that!
I think the oil smelled like Dr. Pepper to be honest, but it was certainly not...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By The Evil Twin
Question Trans FILL plug has a magnet?

Just dropped the oil in the transmission on my 2012 R1200GSA last night. I noticed that the fill plug has a magnet in it while the drain plug does not. Never seen that before. I always assumed that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By The Evil Twin
I spoke too soon. Needed Trans fluid and crush...

I spoke too soon. Needed Trans fluid and crush washers for the 12k service this weekend. Doh!
At least I can get those at the BMW car dealer!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,555
Posted By The Evil Twin
Not to start a debate on tires,...

Not to start a debate on tires, but.....http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768068
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By The Evil Twin
It will be nice to have parts so close! I always...

It will be nice to have parts so close! I always planned maintenance months in advance so I could have the filters, oil, crush washers, etc on hand when the time came.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,555
Posted By The Evil Twin
Report back :D With pics from your trip as well!

Report back :D
With pics from your trip as well!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,555
Posted By The Evil Twin
Just a couple thoughts- Slippery/ wobbly...

Just a couple thoughts-
Slippery/ wobbly feeling can come from a few things but these come to mind- tire pressure and suspension

Scalloped line- usually a suspension sign but simply riding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By The Evil Twin
Are you talking more on the MX/ woods side of...

Are you talking more on the MX/ woods side of things?
http://watr.webs.com/docs/2014%20FTR%20flyer.pdf

There is also Wicomico MX park, and Taskers Gap (lots o rock). If you have a properly plated...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By The Evil Twin
Someone say bacon sammich? :evil Welcome, dude!

Someone say bacon sammich? :evil
Welcome, dude!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,008
Posted By The Evil Twin
I can't say with certainty in the world of German...

I can't say with certainty in the world of German bikes, but I can say one thing for sure: I have cut up a lot of wiring on Japanese bikes to get rid of useless stuff. The side stand and kill switch...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By The Evil Twin
Count me in! Newbie gets a dirt bike :1drink

Count me in! Newbie gets a dirt bike :1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,685
Posted By The Evil Twin
Thanks for the info, gents. I would *most likely*...

Thanks for the info, gents. I would *most likely* do this on my KTM 400 XCW because I know more people with dirt bikes as opposed to ADV bikes. If it were just me going I might take the GSA and camp...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By The Evil Twin
You can also try Hot Glove. Baseball mit...

You can also try Hot Glove. Baseball mit conditioner. Did that with my race gloves. Although it was only the ring and pinky fingers that were really tight. I only cooked them at 150* because of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 613,229
Posted By The Evil Twin
I don't think I can hold a candle to some of...

I don't think I can hold a candle to some of these photos. Some of these submissions are just awesome :eek1
But I'll try!...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 13,685
Posted By The Evil Twin
I just might have to plan life around this for...

I just might have to plan life around this for next year! I had no idea there were n00b options! For whatever reason, I assumed it was a very technical event. Not something to take the GSA on, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,018
Posted By The Evil Twin
Awesome solution! Never thought of that. I ran...

Awesome solution! Never thought of that.
I ran an external relay off of the under seat power socket, myself. The power outlet is wired to the battery (fused) so it is hot all the time but I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,854
Posted By The Evil Twin
That is a neat idea! I too have some stickers and...

That is a neat idea! I too have some stickers and scuffs that bring back memories of rides, but for the lids....:evil I like the thought of a slip resistant surface! I am forever setting something on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,408
Posted By The Evil Twin
Just picked up a 400 over the winter. Poor thing...

Just picked up a 400 over the winter. Poor thing was purchased in October 2011 and had been sitting in storage with only 16 hours on it. So I told the wife I "had" to liberate it. Besides, I felt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By The Evil Twin
Cool2 Track Day Raffle for Summit Point WV

The racing section gets mostly dirt/ rally traffic (and Summit is in the SE) so I thought I would let you guys and girls in on it.
$5 a ticket, buy 4 get 1 free
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By The Evil Twin
Sweet! Thanks everyone. :1drink I am pretty OCD...

Sweet! Thanks everyone. :1drink I am pretty OCD about stuff. Some things I will just upgrade when they break but the stator would go at the wrong time. Chances are that IF it came down to the wire...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By The Evil Twin
Yeah, I doubt I will go full on DOT. I don't...

Yeah, I doubt I will go full on DOT. I don't intend to actually plate it. Just give it the appearance so I don't get hassled and as a back up if the sun goes down.
So, what I gather from all this...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By The Evil Twin
The stock system will still support the OEM...

The stock system will still support the OEM headlight and a tail light, no? That's all I'm looking to do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By The Evil Twin
Right on. I "assumed" that it would run lights as...

Right on. I "assumed" that it would run lights as it even has the switch as well plugs and such. You never know, though, and it would not fail on me at a convenient time. A friend did recommend DSA...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By The Evil Twin
Question 09 KTM 400 xc-w alternator capacity?

I'm thinking of adding head and tail lights to the bike. An EE kit or OEM. Does the stock electrical system put out enough to run the lights? They would not be used for long periods of time. Just as...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By The Evil Twin
Thanks, JVB! I will probably do as you suggest...

Thanks, JVB! I will probably do as you suggest this time around. Although doing it annually chances are the fluid is still rather fresh. Im a bit OCD about brakes though and it doesnt cost me...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By The Evil Twin
2012 GSA Brake bleed question

I recall reading somewhere that it is not necessary to use the GS-911 or similar tool to actuate the ABS pumps after doing a conventional brake bleed. I typically bleed all my bikes brakes annually...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By The Evil Twin
There are a couple things you can use. Depends on...

There are a couple things you can use. Depends on your budget :evil
Shark Hide Aluminum Protectant $$$$
Starbrite Tower Guard $$
Mothers Mag Polish $
Motul Wash and Wax spray $

I cannot speak...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By The Evil Twin
Indeed! It isn't just about track days and racing...

Indeed! It isn't just about track days and racing either. Our safety crew is top notch! No one has to do anything they are not comfortable with. No need for anyone to worry that they can't pick a...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By The Evil Twin
25 sold already! Don't miss the chance :evil We...

25 sold already! Don't miss the chance :evil We have groups for all skill levels. Got a Sumo? Bring it!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,402
Posted By The Evil Twin
Not to be a dick, but the bike is still under...

Not to be a dick, but the bike is still under warranty no? Mine just went out and you bet I will be going to the dealer! 9745 miles and I lost a light? Yup, they will be seeing me.
Forum: Racing 04-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By The Evil Twin
MARRC Track Day/ Race School Raffle (Mid Atlantic)

I know some of ya'll get some track time in.
It is with great pleasure that the Mid Atlantic Roadracing Club announces our 2014 Track Day Giveaway!

Tickets are now available for a $5 donation...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By The Evil Twin
Might have to mod the KTM :evil

Might have to mod the KTM :evil
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