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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-10-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,850
Views: 427,645
Posted By Fozdick
I would to put my order in for an 50 cal machine...

I would to put my order in for an 50 cal machine gun and kilo of meth:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Fozdick
Have played with settings all that happened was...

Have played with settings all that happened was mileage and top speed got worst. If you look at the graphs that come with the controller you will see that torque starts fall off at 4500 and doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Fozdick
Valley of no Torque

Hey Gang.

Have not been riding for a while. Took my 1200GS with Rimus/Two Brothers can and Wunderlick controller out for a 300 mile ride on some of the nastiest , twisty that NorCal has. What a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-29-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By Fozdick
Pic

Hey those are some cool photos.

Good meeting you - I was on the Husky with Bert on the 650R
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 313,566
Posted By Fozdick
ring

I was down in Copper Canyon last year and when coming back we stopped for gas in Janos and and one of the GS went dead. Found a battery that would fit but it was still dead. Transported the bike up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Dan I would say those are excellent results....

Dan

I would say those are excellent results. The best I ever got was 42> 43 with 40 pilot. On the same ride my friend with a KLR gets in the 50s. With the 42 which I have a lot of history getting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Just put a 100 hard miles on with the 38 pilot....

Just put a 100 hard miles on with the 38 pilot. Its OK here at sea level. The interesting thing is coming home I put some gas in it to see how its doing. Put two gals in it! If this mileage is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
It will start just fine at 9000 just pull the nob...

It will start just fine at 9000 just pull the nob in the morning.

I have been getting 42>43 + or - with all the different jetting I have tried so far. I think it should do better. Just put a 38...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Moto Your right but I am going to be at...

Moto

Your right but I am going to be at lower elevation for a while. Leaving next week end for Baja then take the ferry over to the main land and up to Copper Canyon. Dont know for sure but may...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Forgot to mention that I am only 1/2 turn out on...

Forgot to mention that I am only 1/2 turn out on idle.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Moto Should have stated that the needle is...

Moto

Should have stated that the needle is on the fifth. [blue]

I live in the SF bay area at 100>200 above sea level but in ten min can be 1500>1800 feet. In 3 hours we can be 5000>8000 feet in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Jetting TE610/Ride Reports

Earlier this year I got a jetting kit from JD and ended up with the lean needle, 178 main [I had that one] and 42 pilot. The bike ran OK but had a flat spot from 4000>6000 plus the stutter at 4000+...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Fozdick
Lost Coast

The rally is just in the planning phase now but Ill post the info as I get it. The best weather up there is in September and October. I would say September.

Wish I could figure out a way to get...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Fozdick
Pre-Ride for 2008 Rawhyde Rally to the Lost Coast

I am not very good with these contraptions. I just spent a bunch of time posting a ride report on our local form South Bay Riders. I would like to share it with you all but the only way I know is to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By Fozdick
Santa Cruz

I have owned three R1200GSs now. The first one I bought from Cal which proved to be a lemon [ brakes and very high oil consumption ]. After replacing the rotors a couple of times they refused to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,149
Posted By Fozdick
Girls

BMWSC has taken MUCH better care of me than any other dealer in the bay area and will more of my money + the women are much better looking around there now.

Foz:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,375
Posted By Fozdick
Thanks

Thanks Monster for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,375
Posted By Fozdick
Plugs

Hey Mudcat

Any feed back on the life of the NGK's. I also read some place that NGK's life was short also.

Denso makes a plug {IXU24} that is also iridium that is close to NGK #. Any body tried...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,375
Posted By Fozdick
R1200GS Spark Plugs?

Never liked the way the bike idle so at while doing the 6K service installed a set of Brisk BOR14LGS's. Bike started instantly and idled like it should. The guy who sold me the plugs said I would...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Jetting & TPS

I have been in to my carb five times now. I have settled on a 178 main, 45 pilot, idle 1.5 turns, what ever the leak jet is in the JD kit [stock the leak jet is plugged], fifth down on the red, one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Jetting & TPS

Thought I would post this over here to see if anybody may have some input.

Well Ill through another log on the fire. Stock except for smog equipment that fell off and a Leo can. Live at sea level...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 547
Posted By Fozdick
TE610 Jetting & TPS Settings

Well Ill through another log on the fire. Stock except for smog equipment that fell off and a Leo can. Live at sea level but will do a lot at 5000 ft and one trip I signed up for up to 12,000 ft.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By Fozdick
Question Skin

Hey thanks guys for the offers and info. Think I'll get me some skins.

Srosa do your ever take them off after washing or ridding in the rain? Wondering if they will trap water?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By Fozdick
Cry Damn

Just broke mine trying to put it on with out removing the shock again.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By Fozdick
Hummm

Thanks guys.

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,334
Posted By Fozdick
Shock Socks of Ohlins

Looking for some covers to put around these beauties. Has anybody found some?

TIA

I got in the group buy on the Ohlins last year. Installed the and there was no sag in the rear so I sent it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,532
Posted By Fozdick
tank

Hey if you want more tankage go check out http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=198552&page=3 and go to the second post.
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,065
Posted By Fozdick
tank

Hey Mark you should send your design to BMW
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,065
Posted By Fozdick
Gas

My main bitch about large gas tanks is the weight. I bought one of the first DRZ400E's and DS it. For sure the 2.2 gal tank was to small so I got a 3.2 which worked out just fine. Then we tried to do...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,065
Posted By Fozdick
tank

Well Mark you were able to do TAT on the stock tank where there were a couple of times the extra gallon would of helped ease your little mind if I remember right.

MotoMind that is a BIG tank -10...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,065
Posted By Fozdick
Te610

You want more gas so that you can make a wonderful bike into a big fat pig! After going to Baja twice, running all around Death Valley and surrounding area only once have I ever needed more than 3+...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Fozdick
neoprene

Got some neoprene and screw it on
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Fozdick
TE 610 Melting Panel

Hi Gang - left panel is melting on the muffler after the rubber pad fell off. Ordered new rubber pad [part # 8000-48802] but it doesn't have threaded rod to screw into panel. Did search but couldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Dan

Go for it Dan
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Bars

Miguel

All will be forgiven if you get me a set of Protapers [high] and some dirt bags.

Foz
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Settings

Hey Gang

Been looking in here for info about suspension settings. I think I am clear on the front end but rear I have questions and the book is worthless.

Rear shock. Big knob slow speed, ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Beer

Hey Dan

Hope to run into you all. I better get a case of beer.
Have to go to work - hope I'll get to ride it today.

Foz
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,611
Posted By Fozdick
Damn

Well you all are a bunch of no good rotten mother ...... and so if my ex friend up in Canada. He was the guy who sent me the link to Gaspipes trip to the west coast. So I spent Christmas reading it....
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 259,398
Posted By Fozdick
Hey

Hey guys just spent the weekend reading and looking at the pics. A friend just sent me this report - best Christmas present I got bar none!

Thailand Ah don't get me started

Have a Happy and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By Fozdick
Abs

Oh I can stop the non ABS with one or two fingers easy. You do not need power brakes.
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