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Forum: Old's Cool 01-10-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By willis 2000
nasty fingering shabby clothes

nasty fingering shabby clothes
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,447
Posted By willis 2000
originally you spoke of the ngk dcpr8eix. i...

originally you spoke of the ngk dcpr8eix. i recommend these after putting one in a buell blast.
as you described, iridium makes a difference.
i have an r1100 and it was found those 2-electrode...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
i know it's old's cool, but i reiterate, only...

i know it's old's cool, but i reiterate, only putt-putts use leading axle forks.
use your science and see front axle offset is a crutch.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
tapered roller bearings on the steering entry...

tapered roller bearings on the steering
entry level.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
those had loose ball steering bearings. i bet...

those had loose ball steering bearings.
i bet they benefitted from tapered rollers.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
the better setups don't counter a pendulum

the better setups don't counter a pendulum
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
it matters greatly, sir. the leading axle is no...

it matters greatly, sir. the leading axle is no longer used, except on putt-putts.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
i agree, thanks for turning on the light. the...

i agree, thanks for turning on the light. the yamaha shop said the carb could not be fixed and they didn't sell. it was lean, but it ran ok.
it felt like it was high-siding.
has anyone tried...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
just cuz ya can't doesn't mean ya shouldn't

just cuz ya can't
doesn't mean ya shouldn't
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
just cuz ya can doesn't mean ya should

just cuz ya can
doesn't mean ya should
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
and a lesser speed expectation

and a lesser speed expectation
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
all it needs is a big front wheel

all it needs is a big front wheel
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,099
Posted By willis 2000
hard to improve on oe here.

hard to improve on oe here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,099
Posted By willis 2000
the difference between fork steering and tilling

the difference between fork steering and tilling
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,099
Posted By willis 2000
the images suggest a relaxed riding position to...

the images suggest a relaxed riding position to start with, bar bend and height is all that can be done.
my guess is your twisties are lane changes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,099
Posted By willis 2000
moving the bars to the rear is your problem. what...

moving the bars to the rear is your problem. what you installed were called bar backs until risers became the term.
i have had to remove several of the noxious devices, as you noticed, your bike...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
that fork was the biggest mistake ever. it had...

that fork was the biggest mistake ever.
it had a centerstand, the bike wasn't bent.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 40,751
Posted By willis 2000
i bought a used one cheap twenty years ago and...

i bought a used one cheap twenty years ago and hated it. thank you for pointing out that trailing axle fork making it terribly senstive to road camber. now i get why it always felt bent at the...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By willis 2000
they all do that

they all do that
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By willis 2000
asking this question here makes me wonder- how...

asking this question here makes me wonder-
how long have you had it
perfect til now
recent repairs

owners associations for these exist
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By willis 2000
check the charging system, stator windings...

check the charging system, stator windings especially. the original regulator should have been changed for a mosfet type
by now.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,774
Posted By willis 2000
maybe it's us we should demand an estimate ...

maybe it's us
we should demand
an estimate
sign for that much
if it goes over
ok/nay by text
car dealer service
been so twenty year
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,774
Posted By willis 2000
service writers are unschooled all...

service writers are unschooled
all communication must be documented
somewhere early on
miami said you need a new axle
their story
without your sig sayin so
it's a thrill ride
hell, you said...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By willis 2000
you are yet a moran lube it

you are yet a moran
lube it
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 19,443
Posted By willis 2000
agreed. your post made me look past the gold...

agreed. your post made me look past the gold forks.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By willis 2000
do not go to the middle of nowhere with a bad...

do not go to the middle of nowhere with a bad battery
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By willis 2000
check weight limit sounds like an alarm of sorts

check weight limit
sounds like an alarm of sorts
Forum: 2 smokers 03-14-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By willis 2000
the clutch cable runs through the magneto cover...

the clutch cable runs through the magneto cover on these things
only bike i ever saw with that setup
spinning magnets, twisted wire just off the side, a really bad idea
a new cable with a good...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By willis 2000
rename this thread

i nominate modern boxers
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,794
Posted By willis 2000
help i can't source short levers for my r1100 ...

help
i can't source short levers for my r1100
cable clutch
unique master cylinder
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
needs more zip tie

needs more
zip tie
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
forgot the sight glass prevents this

forgot
the sight glass
prevents this
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
yeah, vapor pressure is lower at 2700 feet my...

yeah, vapor pressure is lower at 2700 feet
my buddy with a v-strom said it's hard for him to assist with a rider training course in the summer because of this
the pressure regulator is off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
really? valve adjustments require four gauges ...

really?
valve adjustments require four gauges
really?
rocker arm adjustments affect the valve geometry
careless asssembly, needs fixed
really?
brake lines are bad
really?
poor calibration of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
the 1100s seem to have carefully-assembled final...

the 1100s seem to have carefully-assembled final drives
mine has an m94 transmission
it sounded like it had rocks in it
the sound went away
i changed the oil
great tranny now
last of the ya...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
then, the abs light the bike starts yet the...

then, the abs light
the bike starts
yet the voltage goes too low during startup
for the system
then two red lights flash
try that at night
at least that can be rewired
biggest improvement
of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,237
Posted By willis 2000
i have an 1100 a total piece of shite surges...

i have an 1100
a total piece of shite
surges on the road
mine's an r1100r
can't imagine dirt
it is a heavy bike
yeah, once underway
came with the crappiest shocks
kinda experimental
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By willis 2000
not the first to suffer a bum 1100 tranny get...

not the first to suffer a bum 1100 tranny
get an expert to ride it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,773
Posted By willis 2000
i saw a guy coast a pursang down a skinny...

i saw a guy coast a pursang down a skinny aluminum ramp, stop, fold out the kickstarter, ride off on one wheel without a dab
if ya wheelie into the bed, there won't be a clearance problem
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,526
Posted By willis 2000
so if riding two-up like a hoon floats your...

so if riding two-up like a hoon
floats your boat, get one
otherwise, avoid
i saw a speed triple in seattle
his bike was no fun at low speed
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