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Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By TuefelHunden
Got all my Mojo now. Thanks Joe. I also put a...

Got all my Mojo now. Thanks Joe.
I also put a 20mm threaded rod in the pivot threaded hole, but have not actually put a tire on the machine.

Got a question. My bearings have and I.D. of 22mm. ...
Forum: Vendors 04-08-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By TuefelHunden
Let's see, happy about tire changing. Hmmmmm. ...

Let's see, happy about tire changing. Hmmmmm. Sorry guy, but I've never been all that happy about tire changing. LOL
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By TuefelHunden
Thanks guys, Mitchell is alive and well, but...

Thanks guys,
Mitchell is alive and well, but more important has blocks and levers in stock :clap

Rod
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By TuefelHunden
Thanks Jim. I've got the Mojo Blocks on the...

Thanks Jim.
I've got the Mojo Blocks on the way. I am familiar with the cutting board method but not the dimensions. If I ever get some hard rubber, that's what I really want to try. Just think...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By TuefelHunden
Actually, been those places too. Thought pine...

Actually, been those places too. Thought pine might be better because it is softer. Same with hard rubber. In all the YouTube videos guys were using various techniques to stop the rim from...
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By TuefelHunden
HF Wheel Clamps

While waiting to get hooked up with Mojo blocks, i started thinking about alternatives. Has anyone tried to fabricate a "Mojo block" clone on the Harbor Freight tire changer from hard rubber or...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By TuefelHunden
Mike, What email address did you use? I...

Mike,
What email address did you use?
I emailed him twice at prestondrake@comcast.net
Thanks,
Rod
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By TuefelHunden
No, I sent it from his Mojo website. I'll give...

No, I sent it from his Mojo website. I'll give the beemer site a shot.

Tried that site and it is just a skeleton and looks like a startup. I'll just wait for a couple days.
Thanks,

Rod
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,846
Posted By TuefelHunden
The whole is a 20mm thread. Been trying to do...

The whole is a 20mm thread. Been trying to do some red neck engineering to find something like a 20mm male to 3/4 female without success. Gonna break down and just get the 3/4 threaded rod.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By TuefelHunden
EXCELLENT! Thanks

EXCELLENT! Thanks
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By TuefelHunden
I think your perception of TC is what most of us...

I think your perception of TC is what most of us have; however, on the BMW system for sure, it does not activate constantly. It only kicks in when it senses a threshold has been met and I believe...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By TuefelHunden
Tire Wear and Traction Control

In a tire review on another forum, a guy made a comment that he is interested in how traction control affects tire wear. This was related to Gen III FJR's. BMW's have had TC for some time on GS's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By TuefelHunden
Road Conditions VA 311

A friend was riding VA 311 from New Castle to Sweet Springs, WV and said it was fresh Chip 'N Seal from edge to edge. That was maybe a month ago. Anyone have any newer updates on that section of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 80,851
Posted By TuefelHunden
Yep, what he said. Jens who makes the Booster...

Yep, what he said. Jens who makes the Booster Plug is a straight shooter in my book. He does reply to emails and will tell you what to expect from his Booster Plug. Too many guys think these...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 80,851
Posted By TuefelHunden
Although I never experienced a major difference...

Although I never experienced a major difference using the Booster Plug because I was able to change the map to get the desired effects, I don't buy this FI adjustment stuff. Besides, when I wanted a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,447
Posted By TuefelHunden
Yes sir ree bob. Milo, did you ever try to...

Yes sir ree bob. Milo, did you ever try to explain that to a die hard BMW crazy???? :huh If a BMW engineer thought of it, gotta be right :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,447
Posted By TuefelHunden
Just a quick reply, both A2's and A3's HATE road...

Just a quick reply, both A2's and A3's HATE road snakes. Slide on them more than any other tire I have owned. As far as riding in the wet, I don't trust any tire in the wet and just slow down.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,447
Posted By TuefelHunden
I think some of you guys think an R1200GS is a...

I think some of you guys think an R1200GS is a dual sport or something :rofl
I bought my 2011 for one thing, running twisty asphalt from GA to PA. Yesterday I was taking my Anakee 3's to the edge...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By TuefelHunden
This may be right or wrong, but it is the way I...

This may be right or wrong, but it is the way I do it. First, I use a Twin Max. Not sure what you are using, but I get it to "zero" with max sensitivity which I never was able to do on my 3 or 4...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,286
Posted By TuefelHunden
IMO, go to the dealer, that is go to a good...

IMO, go to the dealer, that is go to a good dealer. At 16K miles you "should" not be out of sync, but might be; however, if you are getting ping with premium gas and OK valves, sync should manifest...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,903
Posted By TuefelHunden
Statistics are kinda funny. Especially when...

Statistics are kinda funny. Especially when there is a bias factor applied. The tea kettle AIN'T the first bike with a water pump. It is FAR from the most prolific water cooled bike. Also, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,397
Posted By TuefelHunden
I have resprung (if that is a word) with HyperPro...

I have resprung (if that is a word) with HyperPro progressive springs on four bikes. IMO, I would get them every time unless I had my own personal suspension tuner. Also, great bang for the buck. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By TuefelHunden
Never have ridden an RT, but have ridden with...

Never have ridden an RT, but have ridden with both GS's and RT's. Seems like before I had my GS I had to work my butt off just to run with my GS buddies. NEVER had to work hard to keep up with an...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,019
Posted By TuefelHunden
What he said :thumb I bought my GS to ride...

What he said :thumb I bought my GS to ride twisties, don't even run gravel roads unless I have to. If you are into pure touring, RT; but, a GS will flat surprise lots of sport bike guys in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By TuefelHunden
I have a red, the prettiest color 2011. IMO, the...

I have a red, the prettiest color 2011. IMO, the mileage difference means about nothing. If you plan to keep it a long while the model year doesn't mean that much, but it will at resale if aren't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By TuefelHunden
Rather than run 16 all the way up to Mullens,...

Rather than run 16 all the way up to Mullens, slide over to Bluefield and catch 71 to connect with 10 at Matoaka. Then take 10 to Mullens. That section of 16 is "OK" but IMO, just OK. 16 get...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By TuefelHunden
Jim was right about just about no manufacturer...

Jim was right about just about no manufacturer "supplies" a shop manual; however, I have been able to obtain one for every bike I have owned since 1965. Some were better than others, but this BMWROM...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By TuefelHunden
If you are storing it in a garage or someplace...

If you are storing it in a garage or someplace that has access to house power, put it on a trickle charger. With long term storage, a month plus, I would pull it and store it in a cool, not cold,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,236
Posted By TuefelHunden
I spent several days looking for anything that...

I spent several days looking for anything that resembled hard numbers on the final drive issue. What I was looking for was: 1. Were there certain years that were more prone to failure? 2. Were...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,759
Posted By TuefelHunden
Two comments on this article: #1 - That article...

Two comments on this article:
#1 - That article was from 1999. If you look at just the Mobil 1 products, it is safe to say lots of things have changed since 1999.
#2 - There is an assumption that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,759
Posted By TuefelHunden
Not only do the additives degrade over time, so...

Not only do the additives degrade over time, so does the viscosity change over time. That is precisely why Triumph strongly recommended that wide viscosity oil, something like a 0W50 not be used in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,759
Posted By TuefelHunden
Seriously, my dog ate my owners manual so I can't...

Seriously, my dog ate my owners manual so I can't look at it. I have a 2011 R1200GS too. There are sheets for each service interval and they specify state oil change. IIRC, it is 6K miles after...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,759
Posted By TuefelHunden
Just a comment on API or MA certs. There was a...

Just a comment on API or MA certs. There was a time when Mobil 1 "red cap" was the favorite oil of many riders. After a while they came out with a motorcycle specific version. Funny thing is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,759
Posted By TuefelHunden
Hi Paul, Long time no see. I had three...

Hi Paul,
Long time no see. I had three Triumphs, two 955i Sprints and my Tiger. You point out just how specific Triumph is on oils. At least Triumph just recommends using the 4T racing but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,759
Posted By TuefelHunden
For not wanting to be an oil thread this sure has...

For not wanting to be an oil thread this sure has turned into one :rofl

I have asked this question in a whole bunch of oil threads in many forums and never got a single "direct" answer: do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,325
Posted By TuefelHunden
What he said! OR, take the battery out and put...

What he said!
OR, take the battery out and put it on a charger. Lots of guys put the battery in winter and keep it in a warmer place too.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,777
Posted By TuefelHunden
Last year and this year have been much colder...

Last year and this year have been much colder than usual. My sled dogs love it. Haven't seen them so frisky since living in central PA. Then again, Sunday it hit 60+. Now that would have never...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,777
Posted By TuefelHunden
Concur with JVB. Posi-connectors are excellent...

Concur with JVB. Posi-connectors are excellent and IMO much more reliable than the one shown in the pic I provided.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,777
Posted By TuefelHunden
http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx205/camnowell...

http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx205/camnowell/Beemer/9e2432b8.jpg
I'm pretty sure it is the green wire. Too cold to go out in the garage and check. There are several posts on this subject. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,166
Posted By TuefelHunden
I remember, amazin' when you factor in my old...

I remember, amazin' when you factor in my old timer's, when we had the muscle cars, leaded gas, etc. The good old days ---- wrong. The present day engineers have played so many games with head...
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