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Forum: 2 smokers Yesterday, 04:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,137
Posted By davemon
Takes me back to days of power products,west...

Takes me back to days of power products,west bends, mcculloughs,pariella and Komet powered go carts. Today it RD 350s ,dirtbikes and paramotors.
Blue Skies & Cool Rides
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By davemon
Ppg

Just picked up one from a friend who's had it in the closet for a while. Gotta break in the motor as it only got a few minutes of time on it then its into the wild blue.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 113,619
Posted By davemon
H-2

I bought one in 1975 that had a water hose in the center cylinder that froze the rod bearing solid bought a new crank from the local dealer put it back together and it ran like a raped ape. Wouldn't...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,737
Posted By davemon
Rs

Having put 35,000 on my 96 RS its rock solid. Poolside's little gizmo fixed the surging.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,739
Posted By davemon
Sunbrella Great fabric

I've made awnings and tents and everything from car seats to skydiving jumpsuits out of sunbrella with great results. In direct sun usually the polyester thread its sewn with will only last 4-5 years...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734
Posted By davemon
Riding gear

Bought some gore-tex/ Cordura and getting the pattern finished for a jacket and pants with some Knox armour and electric liner.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,250
Posted By davemon
VA ticket

Got a ticket in Virginia for 78 in a 65 after the tropper in a plain jane chevy came up on me from nowhere. He said he had me at over 80 but was giving me a break and not charging with recless...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By davemon
Bought the highway Frogg Toggs and have used them...

Bought the highway Frogg Toggs and have used them many times over the past 5 years. The pants needed to be seam sealed this year but they have worked great. One thing though when they get rolled into...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By davemon
Oilhead valve noise

Have a 96 R1100RS that has developed a noise in the valve train area. 40,000 miles on the odometer. Checked the lash setting and its spot on but the noise is still there. Suspect its in the cam drive...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By davemon
runs like hell

My RS had this problem and one of the throttle cable housings wasn't seated causing it to run as you describe.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,631
Posted By davemon
front tire mounted backward

The guy at the local tire shop mounted my pilot 2 front tire running backward just getting ideas if this is a big deal or do I make the maroon remount it? Its on a R1100RS
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,431
Posted By davemon
[QUOTE=Poolside;21901298] Thanks everyone, for...

[QUOTE=Poolside;21901298]
Thanks everyone, for your recent orders!



Thanks for the great product works great, now the real question is why, BMW couldn't get it right?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By davemon
63 to Sandy Mush up over Bear Creek to Canton to...

63 to Sandy Mush up over Bear Creek to Canton to Waynesville hit the Parkway or Head to Marshall and cruise along the French Broad River Great roads everywhere
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By davemon
Placed a charger pig tail onto the battery of the...

Placed a charger pig tail onto the battery of the old R100S and bought a 12 volt USB adapter at NAPA wired in the charger connector and can charge the phone & Ipod and put the battery tender on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,994
Posted By davemon
Rentals

Have tried to rent bikes in Turkey and Mexico. Both were more expensive and tried to sell you a tour instead of just a rental. Hard to compete with the cost of renting a car which is hassle free.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 303,186
Posted By davemon
Tank bag requirements

I'm designing a tank bag for my R1100RS and trying to get some ideas. So far the requirements I have come up with are a compartment for a spare face sheild. Electric connector to charge phone run GPS...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,786
Posted By davemon
Proven old school phase convertor

I have a old school phase convertor that powered my grandfathers machine shop for many years. Basically its a 5 HP 3 phase motor that uses a small 110 volt motor to spool it up single phase is put...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By davemon
Regular without ethanol

Heres the question. Would it be better to run a regular grade gas without ethanol or a higher octane grade with ethanol ? The R1100 RS seems to perform OK on the regular but I haven't used enough to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-26-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,965
Posted By davemon
Great people and super museum. Spent a weekend...

Great people and super museum. Spent a weekend blasting thru the mountains and stopped by to see whats new at the museum. Bought a tee shirt and while chatting with the girl she wanted to know if I...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 361,247
Posted By davemon
Parachute rubber band tire plug

Got a flat tire on the new to me beemer and pulled out the plug kit to find the glue to be a block and the fancy BMW plugs rotted and falling apart when going thru the tire, rummaged through the tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By davemon
96 R1100RS 25K miles exhaust ringing

Have a tinny ringing sound out of the exhaust pipe that started suddenly. Almost a little ringing bell sound that has me baffled. Repacked the 2 Brothers muffler 1500 miles ago and the valves...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By davemon
Thanks for the info so far its been doing fine so...

Thanks for the info so far its been doing fine so I'll keep up checking the fluid and drain magnet for chips and bits. When it starts kicking outa third I'll know its time. Now I'll see which tranny...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By davemon
Transmission Failure

So I bought a 96 R1100 RS with 8000 miles last year it now has 23000miles on it and was trying to get an idea when the tranny might need a rebuild since its on the suspect list.Would like to do it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By davemon
Foxs in Roxboro has a fair selection of helmets...

Foxs in Roxboro has a fair selection of helmets and riding gear and is priced reasonably.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By davemon
Performance Bicycle has padded gloves with and...

Performance Bicycle has padded gloves with and without full fingers that work well. I use a lycra fingerless pair over a pair of Mechanix or leather driving gloves. Found cycling gloves to be pretty...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,873
Posted By davemon
I use a Frog Toggs riding suit that works great,...

I use a Frog Toggs riding suit that works great, is gore-tex packs into a nice small cordura bab that straps onto the rear rack or into the tank bag. Has zippers on the legs for easy entry over boots...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,696
Posted By davemon
I picked up a 96 RS last June with 8200 miles on...

I picked up a 96 RS last June with 8200 miles on it. Today its got 21000 and has been a great get touring machine and daily driver. Enjoy
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 76,400
Posted By davemon
Kudos to Beemer Buddies

Received my beemer buddies fast and with the instructions provided they installed in minutes and work great.

Blue Skies and Cool Rides
Dave
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-02-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,027
Posted By davemon
Thanks for the explanation and shining a light...

Thanks for the explanation and shining a light on something I've been curious about.

Dave
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 532,754
Posted By davemon
110 volt mig feed problems

Bought a Lincoln 110V mig machine but the wire feeds pretty lousy. Will a plastic liner in the cable smooth it out? Have used Hobart and Miller machines and never had a problem getting a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,027
Posted By davemon
pneumatic valve systems

I have a question about the pneumatic valve systems used in Moto GP and Formula 1 engines. I Have searched without finding any information and am curious as to how these work. Thanks for any...
Forum: Racing 11-27-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,787
Posted By davemon
Was at VIR for the may race and the weather...

Was at VIR for the may race and the weather sucked but still a great time. The corvette styling looks great especially against the competition and will be interesting to see how they shake out.No...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By davemon
Bloody Madison County

Having lived in Sandy Mush for a number of years your vid certainly brought back memories of some of the finest roads in the states. Try the road to the Mush off Hwy 64 and head over to Canton from...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-23-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,610
Posted By davemon
Picked up a Garmin 60 CSx and have used it on the...

Picked up a Garmin 60 CSx and have used it on the Airhead, Oilhead and a rental car in Turkey have even took it for a few skydives and its done pretty well for a mute.Works for me.
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By davemon
Trailer Hitche for 96 R1100RS

Built the trailer but can't find a hitch for a 96 R1100RS. Anyone building such an animal? Checked the net and called some manufactures but nothing for the RS. Even a picture for ideas would help...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By davemon
aftermarket heated grip recommendations

Looking for a set of heated grips for the winter and would like to get some ideas as to what brands work best.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,315
Posted By davemon
Tried the homemade meter with mixed results but...

Tried the homemade meter with mixed results but the hassle proved to much got a harminozer and the thing works great what a difference a well designed tool makes.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,520
Posted By davemon
Have used mine for a couple of months and its a...

Have used mine for a couple of months and its a great little tool. Used on everything from RD 350s to RX-7 rotarys. Keep up the great work.
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By davemon
Repacking exhaust ?

I'm not familiar with repacking an exhaust but have packed and repacked thousands of parachutes. Checked the Remus website and could only find a can listed and no mention of the cat pipe
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By davemon
2 Brothers Exhaust for R1100RS

Wanted to get an idea just how much louder a Two Brothers Exhaust is on a R1100RS? I realize how subjective this question is but really want to ditch the cat and change the sewing machine sound of...
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