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Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By pixelcodex
That’s a cool setup you came up with for your...

That’s a cool setup you came up with for your dad! Seems to me that Pelican cases are the preferred case for photographers anyway, so it makes sense. I had looked into the Caribou cases when I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,295
Posted By pixelcodex
Awesome RR Dave!!

Dave,
As usual, awesome ride, and the reporting is incredible as usual. Always find a good way to tie it all together: chinese food, moustaches, what is next? I second Guy's motion, as I have spoke...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,349
Posted By pixelcodex
I am sure Guy was pushing (or is he just resting...

I am sure Guy was pushing (or is he just resting his hands) cause I was not there. Otherwise he would be shouting directions from the shade as always... LOL
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,349
Posted By pixelcodex
Nice report

Hey Dave, nice report. I missed riding with you and Guy from Gsessories this time around, sounds like it was a blast as last year. But I can't say I missed the heat, I heard it was brutal! Hopefully...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 54,984
Posted By pixelcodex
Is that a metric shit load? And is it measured in...

Is that a metric shit load? And is it measured in ft/lb or nm?
Forum: Racing 07-07-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,808
Posted By pixelcodex
Incredible footage!

Watched all the videos and all I can say is WOW! Looks brutal for both man and machine. A true test. Awesome way for us ride along on this event. I love the kick start technique too... :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 54,984
Posted By pixelcodex
Tubliss and balancing tire

I just got around to installing the Tubliss system on my XR650R. I have not actually put the tires on because I was wondering if they would need to be balanced. I read somewhere on this thread about...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 33,925
Posted By pixelcodex
Awesome ride report as always. And such...

Awesome ride report as always. And such incredibly beautiful terrain, makes us who are on the other side of the country envy how close that type of riding is to your backyard...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By pixelcodex
Cdi?

I am not that familiar in particular with the NX, but I had a similar issue with my Transalp a few years back and it was the CDI. Worth a look. If you don't want to buy one/cannot get one from the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-14-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By pixelcodex
A good ride to do is head west to Naples, but...

A good ride to do is head west to Naples, but ride Tamiami trail (not 75) all the way there. The ride is pleasant and if they are in season, you will see a bunch of gators in the canal at the side of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
I have a seat concepts as well, and have seen a...

I have a seat concepts as well, and have seen a big improvement, though I have not ridden for extended trips. It is somewhat similar to stock in looks, but has a wider back and it is flat, which...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Highway Dirt Bikes

I am surprised nobody has mentioned these already. Not sure about its wind deflection since I have not installed mine, but the quality is top. I got the ones with mirrors, to kill 2 birds with one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
I hear you about packing lighter... can't do it...

I hear you about packing lighter... can't do it myself. The Coyote looks the right size. I had asked them about the big basin and they told me it would be well... too big for our bikes. Do you have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Is that a great basin or coyote bag? Seems big on...

Is that a great basin or coyote bag? Seems big on the XRR.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Stator question...

Thanks for the reply Shibby. I wonder if the PO just never got far enough or what. I will pull it out once again and replace the gasket while I am at it. I remember reading about epoxy on the "rewind...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 190,585
Posted By pixelcodex
Stator question

Sorry for the cross thread posting. I posted this in the XR650 Thread, but I figured the electricity thread might bring more answers on the stator question (second part of the post)...
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Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Clutch and stator

To all you guys that helped me a few weeks back thinking of ways to troubleshoot a slipping clutch, Thank you! Being a new BRP owner and having read some online, I assumed the worst. Well — even...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Even with all the replies, I won't be able to...

Even with all the replies, I won't be able to test all theories until the weekend.

Is it possible to pop the clutch cover while having the bike on its side without draining the oil? An oil change...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Excellent! That is the best way to troubleshoot....

Excellent! That is the best way to troubleshoot. This thread is awesome. You people kick ass! I read something yesterday on the extra plate as I was researching, but the link is at home...

Now...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
My question here becomes: If the problem is...

My question here becomes: If the problem is really the cable and I need to replace it, can I do it as a solution in the short run to troubleshoot the slipping clutch? if it works, I know it is the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
How about some WD40? I think that this bike may...

How about some WD40? I think that this bike may have sat outside in the corroding humidity of Florida weather and I think a bit of rust in there or something may be the culprit...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
On post 5729 Bikepilot mentioned weak springs. I...

On post 5729 Bikepilot mentioned weak springs. I think the clutch is too tight. I will pull the wire this weekend and run some oil inside the cable casing to make sure it moves freely. It will...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Thanks Joe. I will check on the stator. I thought...

Thanks Joe. I will check on the stator. I thought for some reason I had to do it at the time of oil change or it would make a mess.
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
Thanks for confirming about the oil being ok. I...

Thanks for confirming about the oil being ok. I am going to shoot some oil or WD40 down the cable to see if it loosens things a bit (I can't believe I did not do that before). Is the spring issue...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,752
Posted By pixelcodex
Some real world experience on the skid plate

Well, I just came across this pot. Let me chip in with my experience. I think that the install is covered much more in detail than I would cover it and plus, I did not install it myself (more on that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 2,640,187
Posted By pixelcodex
New owner XRR - clutch behavior/advice for newbie

I got an XRR 2 weeks ago and have only ridden it twice. The bike has had a couple of owners and has a half-assed ds kit, but that is another story.
Supposedly it has been uncorked and ha an...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 1,898,141
Posted By pixelcodex
I would say I am not inept, but I am not that...

I would say I am not inept, but I am not that experienced with dirt and do not get to do it often in my backyard (Miami, Florida). I just want something better for it when I do go on trips where I do...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4,346
Views: 1,898,141
Posted By pixelcodex
Help with purchasing an HP2

I am an avid 12GS rider that lives in Florida. I ride in the mountains of North Carolina a couple of times a year, but mostly ride on Sunday with buddies with GSs. I recently went to the BMW MOA...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,132
Posted By pixelcodex
In case anybody is interested in helpful direct info

Here's the fiche with part numbers:

http://www.webparts.com/diagram.php?btnr=65_1646&mospid=50704&hg=65&fg=13
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,132
Posted By pixelcodex
Part Number?

I was never happy with the mounting options from my Zumo. Where did you get this bar from? You mention it is a BMW part, but I can't seem to find it on an online fiche.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,817
Posted By pixelcodex
I know it is not your original question but...

There is also this option. I originally came across it somewhere on Advrider...

http://gs-equipment.de/page1.php

Thought I would mention it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,594
Posted By pixelcodex
Funny thing is I have been researching this same...

Funny thing is I have been researching this same thing recently. There are also these (not sure if they differ too much from the rotopax):
...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,797
Posted By pixelcodex
Sorry Guys

I will be the winner. I also saw some good stuff on the site!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,343
Posted By pixelcodex
Nobody mentioned them so...

I have a Krauser k5 and happy with i. It fits 2 full size helmets. I use it mostly for commuting so I can carry the laptop bag without having to pen latches or finagle it in as I have to do with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,760
Posted By pixelcodex
No Shimmy on mine

Had them for about 1.2 K and VERY happy with them. About 800 miles of twisties on those... Which ones did you get? I got the V rated ones, but I know they have H rated ones too... Almost bought those...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By pixelcodex
Love the functionality and looks

I have one on my 05 GS and like it very much too. No buffeting and it does let more air through, creating a better flow at speed. I tried a Ztecnik before and did not like that at all, lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,679
Posted By pixelcodex
I ended up going for DDM. Thin ballasts, work...

I ended up going for DDM. Thin ballasts, work great and lifetime warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By pixelcodex
I read it. I am so sorry. I have a very young...

I read it. I am so sorry. I have a very young daughter and I do not even want to imagine going through something like this when she grows up. Hope she recovers quickly.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,679
Posted By pixelcodex
Thanks! I think I will look into that. I was not...

Thanks! I think I will look into that. I was not totally sold on the place I put them in but like I said, easy access. I also had spent a bit of time fixing the clips and all that, and was anxious to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,679
Posted By pixelcodex
DDM Kit Install

Finally got around to installing the 55W DDM HID kit this weekend. It took a bit longer than expected because the wire clips that gold the bulb came off and I had to rig a solution. The small space...
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