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Forum: Equipment 06-08-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,987
Posted By wilson
Glad you are having fun with your new setup....

Glad you are having fun with your new setup. Exped top of the line pads have built in hand pumps ... You can have a beer while pumping up ! Have a great summer camping !:freaky
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,987
Posted By wilson
EXPED is the one.

I vote for EXPED all the way. I've tried, Thermarest and BA, and a half a dozen others. Have a great time with the new lady camping !
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-27-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By wilson
Zumo 550

The most valuable feature on my Zumo 550 to me is the waterproof XM radio. I would like to know what other GPS has that feature besides the new 665 ? Anybody know ? I like the Zumo. The $350 price...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 112,230
Posted By wilson
Thanks for everything

I appreciate all your hard work. No worries on when they arrive, what a job you took on! Thanks, Wilson:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,653
Posted By wilson
RedLeg what's your problem ?

Hey Redleg, sorry for the late response. I've been riding and didn't have any internet service until tonight.
You sound like a bully to me. You like to make negative comments and then when someone...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957
Posted By wilson
nice work

I really like the design you used... looks, Euro Cop OFFICIAL !

I also like the white desk and glass top, the helmet is pictured on. Are you storing STUFF underneath the glass top ? Looks very...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,653
Posted By wilson
Beautiful tank

Hey, What a great looking tank. You have some great skills. I'm impressed with your workmanship and your desire to make the run from the top to bottom of the USA.

I hope you have great weather...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 112,230
Posted By wilson
Payment sent

Hey, PP Payment sent for one tool and both adaptors. Thanks for all your efforts for the group. I sent some extra $ for you :freaky. I appreciate it !
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 112,230
Posted By wilson
Ready to pay

Hey, I think I'm #54 on the list. I have not received a invoice yet. Please send me the amount due for 1 tool and 2 adaptors.
I have sent several emails, maybe the wrong one ? I know you are busy. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 112,230
Posted By wilson
Too late ?

Hey, I'm in for one. Please let me know where /when/how much, to send the money. Thanks for doing all the heavy lifting. What kind of beer can I buy you ? :freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,429
Posted By wilson
Satellite radio w/ER6i buds

I use a Garmin 550 w/xm 30 . It's waterproof. No worrying about the weather or moving it. I leave it on there all the time. It's nice not to constantly remove and install it, over and over. Sirrus...
Forum: Americas 05-07-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,260
Posted By wilson
2 thoughts

Crank up the volume, and don't forget the hourly mantra for that long stretch of beautifully stark road. 2 is what we do... :freaky Have a great ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,704
Posted By wilson
Corbin has been great.

I have had a Corbin seat on my 2004 R1150 GS ADV , for 100k. I bought it new from Corbin, they made it on the spot for me, it took a few hours. It is the one piece, heated model, (yeah I know, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 77,536
Posted By wilson
Nit picking

Tagesk (post #328) is incorrect in his guess that, we are talking only about a BMW R12GS. The OP clearly states in his thread opener that they are investigating the 1999-2005 K1200LT'S final drive....
Forum: Americas 04-12-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By wilson
Great history

Hey, I just did the Natchez Trace two weeks ago. I rode from Natchez to Tupelo. While everyone mentions the low speed limit and lack of hairpin turns, I think the Natchez Trace is a National Treasure...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By wilson
Napa and airtex fuel pump for gs1150

In 2010 I had a fuel pump go dead on my 2004 BMW R1150 GS ADV. in Ft Nelson British Columbia. It's days from anywhere. A long story short, after trying to ship in a BMW pump in for a small fortune,...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,268
Posted By wilson
Mba

Hey, Sgt Downer :freaky has dissed the MBA from the start of this thread. All fine and good, IF he has traveled with one. Just the facts please.

The original OP titled this thread New Mac Book...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,268
Posted By wilson
MBA 11" one year later

Hey, You guy's really use the MBA ! I have had mine over a year, it's covered 10k miles on the moto and about 10k traveling for work.

It has never missed a beat.I did a stupid 4' drop to...
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By wilson
going south ?

Hey, Can you take the motos to Mexico, with insurance and proper paperwork of course ? Being in Tucson, people are going to want to go... Rental cars can do it... Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,426
Posted By wilson
I JUST WASTED TEN MINUTES OF MY LIFE, READING THE...

I JUST WASTED TEN MINUTES OF MY LIFE, READING THE MOST BORING, IRRATIONAL THREAD OF MY LIFE... A couple of agents tried to help, to no avail...:eek1

The original poster needs A LOT OF...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,040
Posted By wilson
RAT 734, Has is it right... Mr Lee's Liquor , in...

RAT 734, Has is it right... Mr Lee's Liquor , in Mesquite Nv. It has everything and more in the line of HOOCH. A must stop for anyone that is going to spend some time in Utah. I fill up on my way...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,680
Posted By wilson
Tkc rear

Hey,I run the TKC'S on a 2004 R1150 BMW GS ADV. I ride apprx. 60% street 40% grave/dirt/rough roads. I run the rears at 40lb. I get about 6,000 miles out of them.

I run the fronts at 38lb. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,268
Posted By wilson
Mba 11' the best for travel

I bought a MBA 11" last Christmas. I just did 3k miles down thru Baja with it strapped on the back of the moto. I camped on the beach most nights, and beat it up pretty good. It never missed a beat....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
For 105 Can dollars at NAPA in Fort Nelson I...

For 105 Can dollars at NAPA in Fort Nelson I found a GMC (1984-96), 65-95 psi, 40 gal/h fuel pump that seems to be working fine in its first test ride.(#E3240) Fingers crossed that the BMW regulator...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Vintagerider, you are right on the money......

Vintagerider, you are right on the money... DAMN,how do you know so much ? We are impressed with your knowledge and appreciate all your info. We are the fools here, we did put in a pump that only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Waiting for pump from eastern Canada (might be...

Waiting for pump from eastern Canada (might be here tomorrow though locals tell us a very different story) make call to Edmunton and pump price is 600 plus so we try the Chevy model at 70 bucks (only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Hey, we wired a switch from the battery to the 4...

Hey, we wired a switch from the battery to the 4 pin connector, we put green positive and brown negative, we hit the switch and no whirring.

Are we suppose to be wiring the switch to the 4 pin...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Hey, Just to update, we are in the process of...

Hey, Just to update, we are in the process of remote wiring it as you good people have suggested... things move slow here, but we are still at it and appreciate everyones help. I think the fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Does the intank screen on pump ever clog? If so...

Does the intank screen on pump ever clog?
If so can it be cleaned/purged?
We have a mechanic that will check within a test tank
soon...that should give us definite info on how to proceed.
Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,989
Posted By wilson
Thanks guys for all the help. We are going to...

Thanks guys for all the help. We are going to start rechecking everything this morning. I have a fuel pump on the way ,but want to get moving so we are up for trying anything, please keep ideas...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,989
Posted By wilson
Fuel pump works outside tank , but not inside tank ,WHAT THE HELL ?

Hey , We are stuck in nowhere enroute to Alaska, Ft Nelson BC I have a 2004 BMW GS ADV 1150 We put a new filter in , no luck. We take the pump out of the tank and it whirs. we put it back in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Hey, thanks for the side stand idea, we tried...

Hey, thanks for the side stand idea, we tried that the last thing today... we thought we had stumbled on to victory... alas it did not solve the problem... damn this is elusive, and is pricey up...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Hey, Well it's not the relay, we switched it out...

Hey, Well it's not the relay, we switched it out with a good one. This is bizarre to us, it wlll whirr outside the tank hooked up to power from the battery. Not the side stand switch. Once we put it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By wilson
Hey, the pump works out of the tank, does not...

Hey, the pump works out of the tank, does not whir inside the tank... tried a dozen things , tank on and off many times... now back to thinking the pump will kick on with out gas in it , but with gas...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
It now looks like the relay is dropping voltage...

It now looks like the relay is dropping voltage as bypassing it
made all the difference.
So no danger in running with external switch?
Do you recommend trying to clean up the relay or is it all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By wilson
Update, the fuel pump will whirr OUTSIDE the tank...

Update, the fuel pump will whirr OUTSIDE the tank while we hold it, in all postions. When installed in the tank, it will not whirr on start up or work at all. All wires appear to be solid, any ideas...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
good idea on the broken wire , we will check...

good idea on the broken wire , we will check that, this is a good testimonial for stainless disconnects, we may set a record for taking the tank on and off:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Hey, We took the fuel pump back out, it whirrs...

Hey, We took the fuel pump back out, it whirrs when we have it outside the tank, key on, seems to be normal ? Then we put it back in the tank and it does not whirrr ??? Why ? Does it need to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,581
Posted By wilson
Hey, When we check 4 pin connector, we 8 volts on...

Hey, When we check 4 pin connector, we 8 volts on the brown and green wire... what do we make of that ? We aren't the smartest boys out here... thanks for ideas... lot of motos cruisng past us ,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By wilson
Hey, Thanks for the info on Redline, we will...

Hey, Thanks for the info on Redline, we will check them Monday if we are still here... yikes.
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