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Forum: 2 smokers 07-22-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
Good thought foot dragger. I will order some...

Good thought foot dragger. I will order some stock line and check that.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-21-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
I can see the hole in the line. It would be...

I can see the hole in the line.
It would be great if someone with the same bike could take a pic of theirs so I can see the feed line nipple orientation.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-21-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
No, it did not take forty years. I have put on...

No, it did not take forty years. I have put on two new lines. It takes about thirty minutes before oil starts leaking out of the bottom of the cover.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-21-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
The prob is it presses it tight enough to pinhole...

The prob is it presses it tight enough to pinhole the line.
I dremmeled the inside of the cover to relieve the pressure some.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-20-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 295,974
Posted By mobe
Here's my '74 DT360

[URL=http://s37.photobucket.com/user/mobe57/media/image-17.jpg.html]http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/mobe57/image-17.jpg[/URL
Forum: 2 smokers 07-18-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
Does the feed line nipple appear to be oriented...

Does the feed line nipple appear to be oriented correctly?
Forum: 2 smokers 07-17-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
Pic of oil pump

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/mobe57/image-16.jpg (http://s37.photobucket.com/user/mobe57/media/image-16.jpg.html)
Right at the end of the feed line nipple is where it is being pinched by...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-17-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
Heat pump body?

I wonder if I heat the pump body if it will let me turn the feed inlet ?
The pump works great just having this interference problem.
I'll post pics when I get home this evening.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-17-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By mobe
DT 360 oil pump feed lines interferes w/cover

I have a recently purchased 1974 DT 360 enduro. I took the oil pump cover off to bleed the pump and verify adjustment. The oil feed line was leaking because it was smashed against the case where it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By mobe
Do this. Put side stand down. On left side of...

Do this.
Put side stand down.
On left side of bike using the rear grab bar and handlebar, pull the bike up onto the sidestand so that the rear wheel is off the ground.
Stand on your left foot. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mobe
Thanks Guys I have noticed a bit of surge....

Thanks Guys
I have noticed a bit of surge. Think I'll give position 3 a try.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mobe
Third position from top?

Third position from top?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By mobe
r100 1982 jetting

I was winterizing my 1982 R100 today and pulled the main and pilot jets to make sure they were clean since I had the bowls off anyway.
I noticed that my mains are 160 and the pilots are 45
Seems...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By mobe
My gas tank fell off the work bench yesterday. ...

My gas tank fell off the work bench yesterday.
Much like a piece of buttered toast it landed upside down after falling about 3 feet.
It is kind of smashed now.
If anybody has a stock white fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By mobe
Does the float at 12mm sound odd? My manual is...

Does the float at 12mm sound odd? My manual is only up to 2007 and up to 2007 the float spec was 14.7mm +or- 1mm.

Should I try dropping the main jet size and shim the jet needle up 1 or 2 mm over...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By mobe
[What kind of jets? A 165 Mikuni jet sounds a lot...

[What kind of jets? A 165 Mikuni jet sounds a lot too big. In all the dyno runs I've done I've never found any setup that needed bigger than a 155 Minkuni main jet for best top end power. But, if...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By mobe
2009 jetting 900ft asl 50' F

I know there are a lot of experts here and I know that they are going to say I'm wrong. I don't have an answer, unless the exhaust changed in 09 or we have wacky gas.
I didn't believe it myself at...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 97,233
Views: 18,404,954
Posted By mobe
95 or earlier airbox on a 96 or later dr650

Will the 95 and earlier airbox fit a 96 and later dr650 without too much hassle?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 32,501
Posted By mobe
BW came stock on my 07 GSA, good tire, I like the...

BW came stock on my 07 GSA, good tire, I like the handling, tried the tourances, they made my bike feel "flat footed" and sluggish + had wierd front decel wallow. Back to the BW for me.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By mobe
Thanks Rucksta, I'll give that procedure a go.

Thanks Rucksta, I'll give that procedure a go.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By mobe
I just stick a pencil, eraser side in, to the...

I just stick a pencil, eraser side in, to the sparkplug hole, find TDC and go from there, cause my '07 adv also has no mark.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By mobe
Could you elaborate? I only have the haynes manual

Could you elaborate? I only have the haynes manual
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By mobe
Crunchy Downshifts

I've got an '82 r100 with 17000 miles that is acting up. Upshifts are fine but downshifts can be crunchy. The bike also is impossible to get into neutral while the bike is running unless you are...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,783
Posted By mobe
R1200 GSA Battery sudden death

I've, read about it. I've heard about it. I didn't believe it until it happened to me.
Went for a nice ride today, stopped for lunch. Bike started up just like always. Cruised on over to Bentonville...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By mobe
I have the tool for the race and it works great....

I have the tool for the race and it works great. Getting the damn seal off, that was a pita.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By mobe
Mine wouldn't come out with a slide hammer...

Mine wouldn't come out with a slide hammer either. I had to use a hammer and chisel in the sides to get them out.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,654,997
Posted By mobe
Old BMW Poster ...

Old BMW Poster
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/mobe57/photo-3.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,267
Posted By mobe
V stroms have the best stock lights I have ever...

V stroms have the best stock lights I have ever seen. No I am not kidding, they are amazing.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By mobe
Well didn't get any info here about what to seal...

Well didn't get any info here about what to seal the bottom fork caps with so I called my local BMW mechanic. He suggested blue loctite. Said it would set up and seal the caps to the bottom legs....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By mobe
Anybody have info on the glue/sealer on the...

Anybody have info on the glue/sealer on the bottom caps? Also there is an ultra thin o-ring in there, (under ther bottom cap), but I can't find it on any of the parts fiches.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By mobe
Yes, I have removed the bottom caps, which brings...

Yes, I have removed the bottom caps, which brings up another question. It looks as if they are glued in. They are out now, but the glue is on the caps and the fork leg internally. So far I can't find...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 934
Posted By mobe
powder coating 1982 r100 fork lowers

I tore down my front suspension today to replace seals. Once I have the damper rods, seals and reflectors off of the lowers is there anything inside the lower legs that might melt if I have them...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By mobe
If it's a GS adventure you MUST remove the air...

If it's a GS adventure you MUST remove the air snorkle before attempting to remove the tank, and put the snorkle on AFTER you restall the tank.
If you fail to do this you are in for a VERY...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By mobe
Merry Christmas from Joplin, Missouri

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/mobe57/joplinchristmassnow.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,384
Posted By mobe
That sounds perfect. Any idea who makes it?

That sounds perfect. Any idea who makes it?
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,384
Posted By mobe
Yes I believe that is correct. I have seen...

Yes I believe that is correct.
I have seen splines that you can run your finger down and feel a dip with your fingernail where the splines that the clutch slides on have worn down. (and the teeth...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By mobe
I want to see a rocket 3 adventure HACK!. Now...

I want to see a rocket 3 adventure HACK!. Now that would be a tank!
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,384
Posted By mobe
I think you just, (partially),answered your own...

I think you just, (partially),answered your own question. I believe that the clutch hangs just a bit instead of sliding on the dry splines leading to incomplete disengagement which leads to difficult...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,384
Posted By mobe
I can tell you that on my airheads, I can feel a...

I can tell you that on my airheads, I can feel a big difference in the way the bike shifts if the splines are dry. Especially downshifts. My current bike is not a happy shifter if the splines are dry.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,384
Posted By mobe
I think this is the first time the trans has been...

I think this is the first time the trans has been out of the bike in 28 years. So I think it's just 28 years of accumulated spooge.
The bike was somewhat of a garage queen when I bought it in June....
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