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Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Crush
Anyone know what the purpose of the roll over...

Anyone know what the purpose of the roll over valve in the tank is? Is it just to stop fuel from running out when the bike is on its side or does it somehow stop the fuel from going thru the fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Crush
I am kind of thinking that it is fuel related as...

I am kind of thinking that it is fuel related as you suggest. I ran it with the cap open so I don't think venting is an issue. I am thinking of pulling the tank and having a look to make sure the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Crush
1150gs running problem

Last year I had a get-off on my '01gs, this year I went to start it to check it out and it will start up and run fine for maybe a minute.

I went butt over teakettle with the bike, so the beak,...
Forum: Hacks 05-30-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Crush
Hack on an '01 1150gs

Last summer, I had a pretty bad wreck on my 1150gs. I never let the insurance company have it (#*####Geico, I'll never recommend them to anyone!!!!). I am now considering putting a Ural sidecar on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Crush
Thanks all. I will probably start on the...

Thanks all.

I will probably start on the rebuild before the snow flies.

Its funny, after my crash, I'm not scared of motorcycles, but I sure don't want any sort of (future) getoff. This one...
Forum: Hacks 08-29-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,237
Posted By Crush
Saw this in a magazine. Totally awesome! I...

Saw this in a magazine. Totally awesome! I think I am probably done with riding two wheels (it really sucks to crash), but I am thinking of building a sidecar rig as I heal up over winter, kind of...
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,366
Posted By Crush
After my stay in the hospital etc., I am still...

After my stay in the hospital etc., I am still trying to track things down. It wouldn't surprise me that I have all my stuff and just haven't been able to go thru the pile. I will check.

In any...
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Crush
Did you barrow 1 yet? If you still need one to...

Did you barrow 1 yet? If you still need one to use, I have one. I'm still a bit twisted up after my wreck, so I can lend you mine.

I am in South Anchorage. Send a PM.

Dennis
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Crush
2001 1150GS Parts Sources

As some of you may know, I was in a bad accident in June on my bike. I am recovering, slowly but surely (I can only wish it were faster).

The really good news is that I am recovering!

Now, I...
Forum: Alaska 08-25-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,366
Posted By Crush
A New Reply ...... From Dennis

I Really want to say thank you to EVERY PERSON who stopped to help and to all those who are concerned.

I was released from the hospital just about a month ago about 5 weeks after the wreck. ...
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,207
Posted By Crush
Thanks for your reply. Parts of me hurt...

Thanks for your reply.

Parts of me hurt like the dickens, parts are starting to feel better. I was alone, be hind my buddy when I wrecked, so I probably will never know exactly what happened, no...
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,207
Posted By Crush
My Tough Getoff

Hello all, I've been a member of the ADV community for quite a while.

I am unable to explain what happened, but I had a severe crash on my 1150gs in the end of June. I don't know why or how I...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Crush
I presume that if I were to break the trip into...

I presume that if I were to break the trip into segments that I should be able to find secure storage for my bike and gear for an extended period of time until I could return and continue my trip?
...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,380
Posted By Crush
I like the looks of your project. Keep us...

I like the looks of your project.

Keep us up to date!

Dennis
Forum: Americas 06-09-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Crush
Charapa, thanks for the info. I do not want...

Charapa, thanks for the info.

I do not want to sprint across South America.

I refuse to ride my 1150gs there or a glitzy looking bike. I really think it would be an insult to ride an...
Forum: Alaska 06-08-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 34,708
Posted By Crush
I'll be there, on the list or not:D Thanks

I'll be there, on the list or not:D

Thanks
Forum: Alaska 06-08-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 34,708
Posted By Crush
Sumpthin happened.... I was # 250 on the list...

Sumpthin happened....
I was # 250 on the list and now I am not on it.
Hmmmmmm.......
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Crush
Horn broke? Use finger..............:rofl

Horn broke? Use finger..............:rofl
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By Crush
After sandblasting, just blow off all dust, wipe...

After sandblasting, just blow off all dust, wipe down with mineral spirits or ??? I want the paint to stick.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By Crush
If you thinks them's nice, check out pivot...

If you thinks them's nice, check out pivot pegz:evil
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 34,708
Posted By Crush
Dust to Dawson 2012 1. Copy these instructions...

Dust to Dawson 2012
1. Copy these instructions along with the most current list of names.
2. Hit "New Reply" button (no, not the "quote" button).
3. Paste your copy.
4. Add the next number and...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Crush
Planning My Great South America Trip

My dream ride is from my home in Alaska to the tip of South America. I'd like to ride down the west side to Ushuaia and up the east side.

As I am starting my planning, can someone who has done...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By Crush
Painting Question

I'm building a trailer to pull behind my sidecar rig.

How does one prep a large frame for painting? Do you just wipe it down with a rag and cleaner? Bead blast it?

I've never painted anything...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By Crush
Not sure what you're getting at, but I'm not...

Not sure what you're getting at, but I'm not paranoid about the EPA police. I don't have any friends with a condo. Are you a lawyer, insurance agent or something? I already deal with the TSA, FAA...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Crush
I started this thread because I travel...

I started this thread because I travel sporadically throughout Alaska and Canada. I've been using the Milepost for many years, but it doesn't contain all the information about hotels, campgrounds,...
Forum: Americas 05-28-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Crush
Thanks. Hopefully there is more input, I'm sure...

Thanks. Hopefully there is more input, I'm sure I'm not the only one who would like to know.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Crush
Keeping Clean On The Road, Canada, Alaska Hwy, Cassiar

I figured a thread identifying places to camp that have showers available might help more folks than just me. I know there are a number of campgrounds that have facilities along these roads.

Can...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,129
Posted By Crush
I respectfully disagree with your statement and...

I respectfully disagree with your statement and agree with Lone Rider. It's not the equipment, it's the loose screw behind the viewfinder, whether it's fine art, journalistic or just plain snapshits...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,129
Posted By Crush
Don't discount the quality of iPhone photos,...

Don't discount the quality of iPhone photos, especially with some of the photo apps available.

My kit is:

iPhone 4, soon to be upgraded to 4S

Fuji x100, an amazingly capable camera for...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By Crush
Thanks for the info. I'm going to give 'em a...

Thanks for the info. I'm going to give 'em a call Tuesday to see if the covers will fit on my Ural. I need a cover that I can put on while the bike is hot, not touching the hot parts.

I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By Crush
Same thing happened to my gs after I picked up a...

Same thing happened to my gs after I picked up a load of crappy gas in the middle of nowhere.

YMMV, Dennis
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Crush
Been there, got 'em

Been there, got 'em
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Crush
Those are good numbers, however, there should be...

Those are good numbers, however, there should be a letter along with it to designate the correct bearing.

I just got back from NAPA and no luck, as they are sealed bearings.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By Crush
Drilling the Fuel Filler Neck 1150gs

I'm doing a tank swap, installing an adventure tank I've had for a while, relocating the fuel filter outside the tank and drilling the filler neck. I was figuring on drilling (4) 3/16" or 1/4" holes...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Crush
No pix, just found the excessive play yesterday...

No pix, just found the excessive play yesterday and determined the cause. Not sure why there is so much play at the wheel, definitely not wheel bearings.

I will not take it apart until I have...
Forum: Hacks 05-20-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By Crush
Ural Bearing Question

2010 Patrol. The bearings in the swingarm on the sidecar are shot for some reason. They are covered under warranty (for another 3 weeks). These are the bearings that the stub axle rides in, not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Crush
Ok............ Flames shoot out the exhaust,...

Ok............

Flames shoot out the exhaust, I figure..........
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Crush
Interestingly enough, when I removed the cat and...

Interestingly enough, when I removed the cat and installed the "Y" pipe, my fuel economy increased dramatically, so much I was expecting some sort of failure from running too lean.

My best fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Crush
After Fires .... Literally

Frequently my '01 1150gs after fires (thru exhaust) on deceleration. I removed the cat quite a while ago and replaced it with a "Y" pipe with an O2 sensor bung.

Any ideas on where to look to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By Crush
Too bad Ricardo quit selling his "Ricky Bars". ...

Too bad Ricardo quit selling his "Ricky Bars".

They fix the problem!
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