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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:05 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 22,446
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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
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Who me? I don't have a Porsche...that's my...

Who me? I don't have a Porsche...that's my brother but, I do have two porches.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
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I like the Porches that lift their tail when...

I like the Porches that lift their tail when accelerating....fancy!
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By def
Wait 'til the instructor gets to VVT, variable...

Wait 'til the instructor gets to VVT, variable valve timing...now, you're gettin' somewhere.

Then there is the Honda system; VTEC which selects cam profiles for low and high RPM operation...fancy...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By def
Try a transmission oil change and inspect the old...

Try a transmission oil change and inspect the old oil for junk.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
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Well John, it will pass with time...the extra...

Well John, it will pass with time...the extra oil, that is. You? Hopeless.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,505
Posted By def
Phil, My TR6C was sold then bought back,...

Phil,

My TR6C was sold then bought back, modified with #6 and #9 grind cams, forged pistons and a healthier clutch and a hand made splayed head, then sold again and bought back, crank was...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 22,446
Posted By def
Well, that is good news but, we all knew MFOL's...

Well, that is good news but, we all knew MFOL's engineering was spot on.

Some more miles and then a thorough inspection and some Beta pieces out to volunteers....this is lookin' good.

It might...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Phil, don't bother...they do help even if they do...

Phil, don't bother...they do help even if they do uncoil like a serpent.

And, your simplistic notion is not wrong, it's just not, (let's see, how do I put this without hurting your feelings)...try...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,377
Posted By def
Why not try some jet fuel in your boxer engine?,...

Why not try some jet fuel in your boxer engine?, Or some AvGas? Or. some NO2, or some alchohol?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,377
Posted By def
While acetone is considered to be non-toxic...

While acetone is considered to be non-toxic within reasonable exposure limits, it is explosive, very flammable and the vapors can cause problems if inhaled. Brake cleaner likely also has other polar...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By def
When the clutch was replaced (?), what parts were...

When the clutch was replaced (?), what parts were installed? What was the condition of the transmission input spline? Who did the work?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By def
Get rid of the K&N. How is the driveshaft?

Get rid of the K&N. How is the driveshaft?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Too late. And while temperature does cause oil...

Too late. And while temperature does cause oil dilatation, it is likely imperceptible (as Jetspeed so appropriately points out) in the sight glass. Polymers (VIIs) are what change oil levels,...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
I like Corona...I like Yuengling better...hold...

I like Corona...I like Yuengling better...hold the lime. I drink my beer with Clamato and Mrs. def. She doesn't imbibe...cheap date!
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,345
Posted By def
Nothing I own leaks or drips.

Nothing I own leaks or drips.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By def
...and, I'll bet they cost an arm and a leg.

...and, I'll bet they cost an arm and a leg.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
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More importantly, which cold beer is it you...

More importantly, which cold beer is it you prefer?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Yes, you would need a new one (engine) every time...

Yes, you would need a new one (engine) every time you rode your bike.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
I sure hope not for BMWs sake.

I sure hope not for BMWs sake.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Modern motor oils usually contain polymer...

Modern motor oils usually contain polymer components to control and regulate viscosity, often referred to as VIIs. This is part of what multigrade oils are about.

Using the Mark Houwink equation,...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,203
Posted By def
How many of you have a big BMW tatoo?

How many of you have a big BMW tatoo?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,203
Posted By def
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 22,446
Posted By def
Now, we await Cam's report after he does an...

Now, we await Cam's report after he does an inspection. :brow

Cameron? The microphone is yours...........

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By def
What's the dog's name?

What's the dog's name?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Wrong. Anybody?

Wrong. Anybody?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By def
I'd say it's time to change your transmission...

I'd say it's time to change your transmission oil. Inspect what comes out. Also, you might want to do the FD while you're at it.

Do you live anywhere near Fairlington? I watched the Shirley...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,345
Posted By def
Boy, I'd love to have an S3!

Boy, I'd love to have an S3!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By def
Recent fuel filter? There may be a leaking...

Recent fuel filter? There may be a leaking fitting or joint inside the tank. Did you renew the fuel lines? Clamps? Fuel pump sock? Is the liner coming off? I would go back in and have a look.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,235
Posted By def
I just figured out that aftermarket exhaust...

I just figured out that aftermarket exhaust systems DO increase power on the boxer engine....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Pheeeeeeew. I feel safer now. Enjoy your...

Pheeeeeeew. I feel safer now.

Enjoy your leave. Safe travels.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 22,446
Posted By def
So, Laddie, you're a highland Scot. Buchanan...

So, Laddie, you're a highland Scot. Buchanan lands are near Loch Lomond....we're practically neighbors.

I've worn a kilt many times, mostly in Canada where it would not get back to my neighbors...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 22,446
Posted By def
I've been to your games up there. Lots of...

I've been to your games up there. Lots of drinking and oggling women...some raucous fighting after many drinks.

I had trouble picking up the caber (the damn thing weighs about 170 lbs), much less...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By def
I would try jump starting the bike. Connect the...

I would try jump starting the bike. Connect the donor battery and then activate the ignition (do not attempt to start the engine yet) and watch what happens. When you connected the 50A unit, what...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Oh my...Jetspeed, say it isn't so...you are still...

Oh my...Jetspeed, say it isn't so...you are still flying aren't you? If not, I'm leaving for Belize.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
No, no, no....the oil level thing...oil level...

No, no, no....the oil level thing...oil level changes with engine temperature ...how does that work?

The time lapse? My Bolex 8mm movie camera does that.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,043
Posted By def
Sorry, that's classified and this is not an oil...

Sorry, that's classified and this is not an oil thread.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,235
Posted By def
Every time one of my buddies wanted me to "tune"...

Every time one of my buddies wanted me to "tune" his bike (Mostly the old Brit bikes like BSAs, Triumphs and Nortons), I would install RCMs and raise the fuel needle in the Amal carburetor. Without...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,345
Posted By def
Don't be too sure...while I was in the Havasupai...

Don't be too sure...while I was in the Havasupai village, I asked if there was a phone. Earl opened up the Post Office (tin shed with small generator put-putting away outside) where the pop cooler...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,345
Posted By def
I just fill my '01 FD until the GL-5 leaks out...

I just fill my '01 FD until the GL-5 leaks out the fill port, then I put the plug in.
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