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Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 71,713
Posted By tennessee thumper
Lionel Richie ad on the purple GSPD bag.....1000%...

Lionel Richie ad on the purple GSPD bag.....1000% Hi-Larry-Us.

Great job!
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By tennessee thumper
Mark @ Repsycle is a good man. Known him since...

Mark @ Repsycle is a good man. Known him since the early 90's when I was in college at Ohio University and got my first BMW.

His staying power is a testament to his quality work, sales and...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,058
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks for the comments TD! Glad you are...

Thanks for the comments TD!

Glad you are enjoying the rolls....
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,058
Posted By tennessee thumper
SP, Thanks for the reply and pics. ALL,...

SP,

Thanks for the reply and pics.

ALL,

Rolls are rollin out at a steady pace, with happy recipients.

If you order one... ANY feedback here is appreciated.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-20-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,011
Views: 203,088
Posted By tennessee thumper
Memorial Day Throw Down @ The Cave Hole in MTV,...

Memorial Day Throw Down @ The Cave Hole in MTV, AR


Highway 66 @ J Lynne Road


Sunday May 24, 2015 <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By tennessee thumper
Traded my LWB 75/5 with about 70K on the clock,...

Traded my LWB 75/5 with about 70K on the clock, two tanks, toaster and large, two seats, luggage and a few other odds and ends for a 92 GSPD with 32K on the clock.

This was back in 2012...both of...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,604
Posted By tennessee thumper
To the proud new owner of the XS here.... ...

To the proud new owner of the XS here....

Congrats on the new addition!

It's your dime and your dance floor so....ride it, park it, display it, do whatever, it's yours to enjoy as you see fit.
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,305
Posted By tennessee thumper
\ Would anyone be shocked to hear these...

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Would anyone be shocked to hear these same words might have been spoken by a prior generation of m/c enthusiasts? I don't know?

Music, fashion and technology of our youth/past seem...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By tennessee thumper
That's one solution. Guess you were not...

That's one solution.

Guess you were not getting the results you needed (finding TDC) turning the rear wheel in 4/5th gear?
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By tennessee thumper
Nothing wrong with a bike that may not look the...

Nothing wrong with a bike that may not look the part but still gets it done.

If you have good records and receipts and there are no outstanding/must fix issues to ride it for the season, I'd be in...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 200,641
Posted By tennessee thumper
Congrats! Good to see this is road worthy and...

Congrats! Good to see this is road worthy and ready to roll. Great looking ride too. Hope to have a late run (88 on) RS one day myself

Those Krauser bags have a more substaintial mounting system...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,462
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thank you fellas, pre-she-ate the SS delete info!

Thank you fellas, pre-she-ate the SS delete info!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,462
Posted By tennessee thumper
Is there a way to alter the wiring set up to keep...

Is there a way to alter the wiring set up to keep the bike running in N with the side stand down?
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,212
Posted By tennessee thumper
If you are going to buy a brand new, off the...

If you are going to buy a brand new, off the floor bike, you'll have to suffer the consequences of these interactions, good or bad. That goes with after sales warranty work and service.

Some...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,012
Posted By tennessee thumper
Shameless reminder.... ...

Shameless reminder....


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll)
...
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,058
Posted By tennessee thumper
All sizes and colors, IN STOCK, for now.

All sizes and colors, IN STOCK, for now.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,120
Posted By tennessee thumper
Global, Thanks for the cleaner tip...

Global,

Thanks for the cleaner tip too...gonna give that a whirl.
I like to ride em hard AND clean them hard as well.
Keep up the great work and I think I speak for a number of us...we'd enjoy...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,120
Posted By tennessee thumper
Love that early style red GS. Neat that you've...

Love that early style red GS. Neat that you've had it for so long and kept it in such great condition.

No law saying it has to be dirty OR clean...ridden in dirt or on the street. Your dime,...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/d...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/dadsmystic.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/dadsmystic.jpg.html)

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/MYSNKDR.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,666
Posted By tennessee thumper
The greatest gift you can give; a smile and...

The greatest gift you can give; a smile and friendship.

Double thumbs up to all involved!
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 112,617
Posted By tennessee thumper
I was shopping around for a seat, came across...

I was shopping around for a seat, came across this thread and others. Thanks to all for posting experiences; negative and the occasional positive.

For those of you who have lost time, money and...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,058
Posted By tennessee thumper
We are still rollin the rolls. Popular...

We are still rollin the rolls.

Popular model is the small brown, which is in stock.

Others made to order.

Thanks to all for your interest and feedback.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By tennessee thumper
Agreed on sanding the rim...did that as well to...

Agreed on sanding the rim...did that as well to get all the old rubber bits off and ruff it up a bit. Popped the bead just fine.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By tennessee thumper
Installed a new K60 Scout this weekend and...

Installed a new K60 Scout this weekend and reinstalled the BMW tubless air valve. I had been running with a tube since the rear tire starting a slow leak a year ago and seemed to be related to colder...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,120
Posted By tennessee thumper
Indeed. Those are a set of bags from a late 80's...

Indeed. Those are a set of bags from a late 80's RT if I recall. I prefer those style latches to the later big "buckle" style with the barrel lock sets.

Yes, the symetry is off but it does not...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,646
Posted By tennessee thumper
92 PD- Can't say I've ever gotten above...

92 PD-

Can't say I've ever gotten above 80mph. Not sure I'd want or need to either.

If you have... I'm likely to wave my cane at you from my front lawn, sonny!
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 86,600
Posted By tennessee thumper
From this in 2011 ...

From this in 2011
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg.html)...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8,264
Views: 1,728,120
Posted By tennessee thumper
From this in 2011 ...

From this in 2011
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg.html)...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By tennessee thumper
If you have the rack (#8) and the grab rail or...

If you have the rack (#8) and the grab rail or handle bracket as you say (#6) you are good to go.

#3 can be fiddly to line up properly and is somewhat adjustable to get the tab to snap fit...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,223
Posted By tennessee thumper
Similar issue was once solved with new carb to...

Similar issue was once solved with new carb to airbox boots and rubber collars
Forum: Photos 01-29-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 177,935
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/G...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/GSPD/DSCN4416_zps4c8861d1.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/GSPD/DSCN4416_zps4c8861d1.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 413,592
Posted By tennessee thumper
Brigdestone TW

I've read a few online reviews from m/c internet stores on the Trailwing...though they are reviews for other style bikes.
...
Forum: Photos 01-28-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 153,237
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Y...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5198_zpsc3ee4309.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5198_zpsc3ee4309.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By tennessee thumper
Not to state the obvious but you'll tell if the...

Not to state the obvious but you'll tell if the bead is leaking around the rim with soapy water. Mine bubbled up like a bath tub full of suds so it was pretty obvious where the leak was coming from....
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By tennessee thumper
Not uncommon on those Akront rims. Do a...

Not uncommon on those Akront rims.

Do a search in this forum for Heidieau tires and you'll see that brand has been one of the main offenders.

My theory is cooler temps cause the rim to...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,598
Posted By tennessee thumper
As a daily driver (/5 formally- GSPD and Yamaha...

As a daily driver (/5 formally- GSPD and Yamaha XS650 currently) on non tarmac, water crossings and less than perfect surfaces I say weight-schmight.

The ability of the rider and familiarity on...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 413,592
Posted By tennessee thumper
What is the tail light off?[/QUOTE] It came...

What is the tail light off?[/QUOTE]

It came with the bike so assuming it's a stock unit of some sort. Maybe a year or two earlier? It mounts with 3 bolts.

The chrome fender came with a tail...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 413,592
Posted By tennessee thumper
Cosmetic Changes: NOS fenders, crash bar/foot...

Cosmetic Changes: NOS fenders, crash bar/foot pegs, seat trim and tail light swap (not down with the Mickey Mouse reflectors that came with NOS fender)
Black fenders on for sale on xs650.com
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 23,917
Views: 3,288,713
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need rear fender

Looking for a stock rear fender in decent condition.

Lemme know what ya got!
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By tennessee thumper
Happy Holidays Everyone!

and thanks the ADV for all they do.

We are fortunate to have the problems discussed here.
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