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Forum: Equipment 11-19-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,877
Posted By Ewetah
Propane will not be in a partial liquid state at...

Propane will not be in a partial liquid state at 30 F. As soon as it leaves the container that is keeping it under pressure it will instantly convert to a vapor. Propane also has an exspansion ratio...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,107
Posted By Ewetah
Cee Bailey

I am 6'5" and had the Cee Bailey until a rock shattered it on the freeway about 2 months ago. It seemed to work well but I was surprised that it did not survive the impact of the rock. Right now I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 115,740
Posted By Ewetah
Me Too!

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By Ewetah
Ouch!

Good thing there was not any real damage. I have had some close calls but never dropped it as of yet. I have had a couple of incidents where I could tell I was just on the edge of not being able to...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,677
Posted By Ewetah
Tall Sizes

As you most likely already know it is very hard to get sizes that work for us tall guys. Aerostich will build you jackets or suits with the extra length you will need for a good fit. I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Ewetah
Plugs

Use the plug wrench in your bikes tool kit, not a standard automotive type socket which tend to get stuck!

My 2 Cents
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Ewetah
Gs

I went from my 2005 650 Vstrom to an 04 1150 GS Adventure. The Suzuki was a very good bike but I like the bigger motor of the 1150, the extra leg room of the GS and the shaft drive. The GS does not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,857
Posted By Ewetah
Lawyer Up!

If Colorado is anything like Utah a reckless driving charge will require an SR22 rider on your insurance and that is about the same situation as having a DUI conviction. If you are a young guy your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Ewetah
No Pic No Problem

I know what they look like!

Ride it like you stole it!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ewetah
Careful!

I remember having the same thing done to my knee several years ago and then falling down the wooden basement stairs while going to retrieve a natty light! Hurt like a SOB. I think I need that knee...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Ewetah
Fender Parts

You should be able to get the parts diagrams from an on line BMW parts house. ascycles.com is one such example of a site where you can pull up parts diagrams for the entire bike and then get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By Ewetah
Nice!

Great bike you will enjoy it. Just think of all the riding time you will have when the wife returns home and sends you packing!

Just kidding. Hopefully she will enjoying riding with you.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ewetah
[QUOTE=lhendrik;15649194]I want to park the beast...

[QUOTE=lhendrik;15649194]I want to park the beast at Mom's (sunroom)



Mom must be very understanding to allow that to happen! Carport should suffice though.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Ewetah
I had the same problem and fuse # 3 was the cause...

I had the same problem and fuse # 3 was the cause as sidetrack Bob suggested.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,016
Posted By Ewetah
I believe jsb223 is is referring to Cubic Feet...

I believe jsb223 is is referring to Cubic Feet per Minute (CFM) of air through the carbs.

Generally speaking from my experience with carbs on 2 stroke dirt bikes a flat spot is often caused by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,989
Posted By Ewetah
Stfuar!

I just don't get the whole idea of bashing someone based on what they ride. I guess I am just a dumb SOB.

So I would recommend that everyone STFUAR!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,650
Posted By Ewetah
I had some fraudulent use on one of my cards and...

I had some fraudulent use on one of my cards and I think it was most likely from a hotel I stayed at in California. The CC company called me after the suspect charges were made. I filed a fraud...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By Ewetah
Flush

I just use some of the new gear oil to flush through a bit before installing the drain plug. Never thought about using ATF but I guess as long as it is compatible wi the gear lube why not?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,853
Posted By Ewetah
That many Colors!

Mixr, that is quite the color selection! It would seem to make sense using a different color to make certain you flushed the system completely.

Looks to me that I need to get some in a color...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By Ewetah
First Time?

Is that the first time you have changed the tranny and final drive fluids?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,853
Posted By Ewetah
Unbroken Seal

Yes the seal was unbroken. I guess I will just have to accept this color of fluid. I liked the clear fluid better since as soon as it would start to discolor in a year or so I knew it was time to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By Ewetah
There is one in your BMW Tool Kit

Use the sprak plug socket in the BMW tool kit that came with the bike. Works everytime.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,853
Posted By Ewetah
New Brake Fluid Color?

I went and bought a bottle of DOT 4 brake fluid so I could flush the brakes on my 04 1150 GSA A. I got all set up and installed the funnel to the brake servo under the tank to begin flushing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ewetah
There are very few things that need the inside...

There are very few things that need the inside coated with vasoline and my BMW is not one of them!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Ewetah
I like to keep all of my bikes and cars clean and...

I like to keep all of my bikes and cars clean and in tip top shape. I believe there are people who think a dirty bike projects some sort of machismo or maybe they are a distant relative of Sonny...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 17,082
Posted By Ewetah
Slime 12V Pump Update

Okay, I know this thread is 2 years old but I was at Sprawl Mart last week and the regular price on a Slime brand 12 V tire inflator is $9.95. Not too bad if you need a cheap inflator that is small...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ewetah
Nice!

They look great. The pipes on my 04 could use some work, now you have got me thinking>
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,561
Posted By Ewetah
Windex

I would never want to put something on that is going to leave a slippery film that may run onto the tread, so armor all is out along with WD 40.

Windex works great! Just did a new rear tire last...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Ewetah
After Market Bars

I put some ATV high bars made by Pro Taper on my old V Strom and they were a nice set up. I have yet to replace the bars on my GS because of the problems with heated grips and aluminum bars. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Ewetah
Fantastic!

Congratulations on the new addition to your family. Your life is forever changed for the better!
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,844
Posted By Ewetah
Oakley Canteen

Oakley Canteens fit very well inside my RF1000 helmet. Quality optics, saftey glass rated and polarized.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ewetah
Nice!

I am sooo jealous.

Have fun!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-08-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15,404
Views: 2,333,965
Posted By Ewetah
Very nice bike but out of my price range!

Very nice bike but out of my price range!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15,404
Views: 2,333,965
Posted By Ewetah
Wtb 1150 gs

Looking for 1150 GS or GS A in the rocky mountain area. Will travel up to 500 miles for the right bike. Let me know what ya got.
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,767
Posted By Ewetah
I would be willing to trade you a Dl650 seat...

I would be willing to trade you a Dl650 seat straight across and I will pay the shipping. I live in the Salt lake area, PM me if interested.
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ewetah
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=149675

Looks like a wheel company may be already be looking at the issue.

Remember you can put lipstick on a pig, but..........

I must be...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ewetah
My firt question would be why? Don't try to make...

My firt question would be why? Don't try to make the bike something it isn't by throwing a ton of money at it. Just go buy a bike that will do what you want it to do.

If you are dead set on this...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By Ewetah
Dealer in Ogden has Wee

As of last week Big Boys Toys in Ogden had a DL650K8 in stock. Call them and ask for Lee. I spoke with Lee and he was the only dealer I could find that had one in stock.

I will have one the...
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