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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,754
Views: 1,515,118
Posted By wiggins
engine location number

Thank you leafman for responding, on my steering tube there is a plate with the vin# and a date of 03 08 which should be the build date, but the title shows it is a 2009 model and it is a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9,754
Views: 1,515,118
Posted By wiggins
Engine number location

I know this is off topic, but I didn't know where to ask.

Where is the engine number located on a 2009 XCountry, I have looked under the rec/regulator and there is a stamped number but it is not...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By wiggins
If the rear fender is plastic (which is OEM),...

If the rear fender is plastic (which is OEM), sometimes the heat from the exhaust deforms the plastic fender at exactly the area were your rub marks are located, especially if you have the bike...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,561
Posted By wiggins
Question Bill I see that you have dual plugged the R60 and...

Bill I see that you have dual plugged the R60 and still running the slide carbs, has the dual plugging stopped the pinging???? I have read some were in the past that you were running the thicker base...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By wiggins
This same guy and bike also traveled to Mexico in...

This same guy and bike also traveled to Mexico in 1981 with lots of great pictures from his trip, go to: Mexico by Motorcycle in 1981 in the ride reports:clap.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By wiggins
I do have a new in the box never used crank...

I do have a new in the box never used crank mounted system from Euro MotoElectrices, this is the system that bolts on the oem Bosch charging system. pm me, this system is for sale.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By wiggins
I have about 1,000 miles on the new system, it...

I have about 1,000 miles on the new system, it works great. Easy to install, all the connections are plug and play, no extra wiring or splicing, easy to set the timing and your done. My end of...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By wiggins
Ted Porter's Beemer shop has them in stock, they...

Ted Porter's Beemer shop has them in stock, they are listed on his online shopping page under the airheads area. The only thing to replace is a few o rings and the top seals.:norton
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,476
Posted By wiggins
Guys, I have a R75/6 with points and a slightly...

Guys, I have a R75/6 with points and a slightly bent cam end were the advance unit slides on, for years I have been living with the double timing marks when trying to set the timing. I have spent...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,191
Posted By wiggins
Guys, I had the same problem with the starter...

Guys, I had the same problem with the starter cover pushing the K & N air filter and the Uni air filter off the front of the air box. I just took the started cover off and ground the end of it off...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,635
Posted By wiggins
Question Jackd, how many miles do you have on this new...

Jackd, how many miles do you have on this new driveshaft??? I have purchased the same driveshaft but have not installed it yet???
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,667
Posted By wiggins
Didn't the BMW military sidecar rigs have the air...

Didn't the BMW military sidecar rigs have the air filter inside the fuel tank with the air intake coming out of the top of the tank, I remember the top filter cover looking like a helmet????? A...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,463,243
Posted By wiggins
Walter, are you always able to get premium fuel...

Walter, are you always able to get premium fuel while on these trips ???? if not what do you do to keep the engine from detonating ( knocking), my 650 X BMW really sounds bad when it doesn't get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 149,994
Posted By wiggins
Hot Starts

Guys, my bike 2009 XCountry when new would not restart a lot of times after riding, but would always start cold. I took it back to the dealer and after a lot of trial and error they said the injector...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,342
Posted By wiggins
Please count me in for one.:norton

Please count me in for one.:norton
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,744
Posted By wiggins
Same thing happened to me, I have run TKC80's for...

Same thing happened to me, I have run TKC80's for about 8 years and they have never rubbed the swingarm, last year replaced the worn out TKC80 with a new one and it rubbed, I did not have a spacer at...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,104
Posted By wiggins
Jimbee, Stagehand might be on to something, you...

Jimbee, Stagehand might be on to something, you might try wrapping electrical tape around the the spark plug leads were the leads touch the engine top case and also around the caps, I noticed you are...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 41,623
Posted By wiggins
Motobi, do you still have the yellow bumblebee...

Motobi, do you still have the yellow bumblebee decals??
I might be interested in a set, what is todays price??

Thanks,
Wiggins
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 177,093
Posted By wiggins
Thumb Robert, I just made a contribution to the Punch...

Robert, I just made a contribution to the Punch Cancer in the Face organization, But I am affraid that I made it to the wrong cause?? the form asked for an event and I selected Vancover since that is...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 177,093
Posted By wiggins
Northern Rob, go to www.thetimelessride.com...

Northern Rob, go to www.thetimelessride.com (http://www.thetimelessride.com) and then click onto 2005 and you will find a lot of information for your ride.

good luck
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By wiggins
Jimbe, I also have the lower low and higher high...

Jimbe, I also have the lower low and higher high in my R100GS, I noticed the whine when in low just after the gears were installed back in 2000, it still whines today but not as loud, the gears have...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By wiggins
Cirbo, do you or anyone here know what exaust...

Cirbo, do you or anyone here know what exaust muffler is on this bike it does not look like the orginal muffler.
I am interested in replacing my heavy oem muffler.

Thanks
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,872
Posted By wiggins
I'm interested in a black one for a...

I'm interested in a black one for a Xcountry:norton
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,104
Posted By wiggins
Count me in for a set also. Thanks

Count me in for a set also.

Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,196
Posted By wiggins
Ogribike, I really like what you are doing to...

Ogribike, I really like what you are doing to bumble bee, I too have 1992 bumble bee. I was wondering if you weighed the new Staintune and compared the weight to the original exhaust, I would like to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,388
Posted By wiggins
The switchgear is different also, the pictures...

The switchgear is different also, the pictures from Anton show /5 or /6 switchgear and the ebay bike has the newer switchgear.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 27,790
Posted By wiggins
BeemerBoff, Looking at your posts it looks like...

BeemerBoff,
Looking at your posts it looks like you were thinking about the inserts 3 months ago, How long did it take for you to receive the inserts after you ordered them from HPN ???????
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 27,790
Posted By wiggins
I am very much interested in purchasing these...

I am very much interested in purchasing these inserts in my 92 GS
If you go to page 14 in the bike flee market and find the post by PHRED3512 you can see the adjustment knob on the top of the fork...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 41,623
Posted By wiggins
Motobi, if you get around to making some...

Motobi,

if you get around to making some decals in Black and yellow for the bumble bees, please let me know I am very interested in purchasing a set for my 92 GS/ PD. I have the orginal GS tank...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 24,477
Posted By wiggins
another fork question

Has any one ever tried the HPN inserts for the GS's, they look like complete inserts that you install in the orginal tubes. Some of the bikes built by HPN even use the orginal forks but install the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,982
Posted By wiggins
I checked the spring on the Ohlin on my 92 GS and...

I checked the spring on the Ohlin on my 92 GS and it has a 00698 - 24/80 LO 34 spring on the shock. When I purchased the shock I told the sales guy I would weight about 240 lbs ready to ride 90%...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,808
Posted By wiggins
I received my Jetboil a couple of weeks ago and I...

I received my Jetboil a couple of weeks ago and I have already used it on a weekend trip and it works great. :clap
I would like to see if Jetboil could make a spare cup or companion cup that will...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2006, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By wiggins
Helge Pedersen at OKCity BMW

Helge Pedersen will be doing one of his multimedia shows and workshop at the OK City BMW shop this Saturday 4-1-06
Go to www.BMW-OK.com (http://www.BMW-OK.com) for the info.:norton:norton
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