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Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,262
Posted By Some Dude
I've seen more bikes totalled as a result of...

I've seen more bikes totalled as a result of engine protection bars (particularly non-oem ones) then without. The engine protection bars are only good as a pivot point for turning it while on it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
On the later I agree, less then 10% of the BMW...

On the later I agree, less then 10% of the BMW Dealer body had any business trying to sell or maintain a thumper enduro bike of any brand. My only gripe was the lack of a wide ratio 6 speed, but in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,028
Views: 1,275,715
Posted By Some Dude
I wouldn't bother with the auto tune if you have...

I wouldn't bother with the auto tune if you have a local DynoJet operator/tuner and willing to put a more street oriented tire on the back for tuning purposes. Once the map if optimized for your bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
Ditto that, although a adding a very thin layer...

Ditto that, although a adding a very thin layer of memory foam and widening it every so slightly by Renazco did improve it while keeping a very factory look and profile.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
And you don't see any relevance to Lettie's...

And you don't see any relevance to Lettie's results for the two years he campaigned a G450X versus subsequent years with lesser results in every event?

David Knight hasn't done well since he got...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
- DOHC oil cooled engine - Better Forks (Ohlins...

- DOHC oil cooled engine
- Better Forks (Ohlins TTX, Zoke Shivers, etc)
- Ohlins ttx rear shock
- One piece main frame with replaceable alloy subframe or optional steel touring subframe
- Factory...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
Sweet set-up!

Sweet set-up!
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6,028
Views: 1,275,715
Posted By Some Dude
Use the PCV regardless if JD tuner offers an...

Use the PCV regardless if JD tuner offers an option (which they don't) I'm pretty sure the throttle bodies are different from G450X to TE449/511. The PCv once tuned for your bike will be true...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
But you only need a "foot" on the ground. You are...

But you only need a "foot" on the ground. You are better balanced on the bike if you keep a foot on the opposing peg rather then trying to tip toe or even flat foot a bike with both feet (if you can)...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
I love my G450X, it's a hell of a bike once you...

I love my G450X, it's a hell of a bike once you learn it's strength's and individual characteristics versus other bikes. The stock suspension dampening was horrible, but not much worse then stock HP2...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
Actually the bend of the MM oil cooler would be...

Actually the bend of the MM oil cooler would be preferred as on the HPN unit you have to bend the oil return line to prevent the hose from deforming. The extra rows would be more cooling potential so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
That can be solved with the supply and return oil...

That can be solved with the supply and return oil line from the megamoto as well. However persistence pays with HPN and actually calling will most likely get your email answered if you're in an area...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
All you need is the OEM oil cooler for a BMW...

All you need is the OEM oil cooler for a BMW Megamoto, 99% sure it's the same as the HPN unit
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
Now that is a color combo I like!

Now that is a color combo I like!
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6,028
Views: 1,275,715
Posted By Some Dude
Dave at FastbikeIndustries has the hot valving...

Dave at FastbikeIndustries has the hot valving set-up for the G450X. The '10's were better out of the box then the 09's for sure, but the '10's can use a little massaging too.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,885
Posted By Some Dude
Did you already get it installed? Got one a few...

Did you already get it installed? Got one a few months back with the "new" mold and found both the vent and feed taps were not drilled all the way through. I should have inspected more thoroughly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,885
Posted By Some Dude
You have an aux tank? :deal

You have an aux tank? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,885
Posted By Some Dude
I have rear subframe tank and at 220 rider weight...

I have rear subframe tank and at 220 rider weight the 8.6 is just barely enough from my measurements and riding assessment. I think I ended up with .48 in front but maybe .50, can't find my notes on...
Forum: Latin America 05-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 81,785
Posted By Some Dude
Tampa, FL has the highest incidence of Lightening...

Tampa, FL has the highest incidence of Lightening strikes/activity in the USA :deal

I'm guessing there's still no news on this???
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,885
Posted By Some Dude
Technically any dealer of the "new" Austrian...

Technically any dealer of the "new" Austrian White Husqvarna's are the new Berg dealers. Husaberg was re-named Husqvarna and the Italian Red/White Husky's are liquidated.

To my knowledge KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,885
Posted By Some Dude
That is a sweet set-up for rally! Probably helps...

That is a sweet set-up for rally! Probably helps a lot with heat around the fuel and gnads too!
Forum: Racing 03-15-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,008
Posted By Some Dude
Tubliss is completely legal, it relies on air...

Tubliss is completely legal, it relies on air pressure unlike a bib mousse
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,008
Posted By Some Dude
Camping at the Service area is a big win for...

Camping at the Service area is a big win for myself, now we're talking!
Forum: Racing 03-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,218
Posted By Some Dude
Get Anders to provide a moto specific NCO at the...

Get Anders to provide a moto specific NCO at the end of the clinic over dinner since he's been known to ride the RWV and might be able to use a riding clinic too :freaky
Forum: Racing 03-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 35,371
Posted By Some Dude
I must say I do like my line through that one...

I must say I do like my line through that one (all black G450X with all black gear) :D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
With HPN persistence pays via phone as the...

With HPN persistence pays via phone as the pleasant old gents there are not very savvy with the ole internet :deal

Sounds like you may have the triangular rubber tank isolators missing or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,361
Posted By Some Dude
SP was given the keys and bill of sale to HSQ by...

SP was given the keys and bill of sale to HSQ by BMW as BMW didn't want to be the bad guys to ultimately change the whole dynamic of the Husqvarna brand in the face of their Italian market. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,986
Posted By Some Dude
Exactly this! My father insisted he wanted the RT...

Exactly this! My father insisted he wanted the RT overdrive in his 2004 R1150GS Adventure so he could lug at 80mph. Problem is it was mandatory to down shift to overtake anything,...even a semi on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,914
Posted By Some Dude
Back in October you were very sure Rekluse was...

Back in October you were very sure Rekluse was going to offer the F800GS kit in a couple of months and I mentioned if they had it out before summer 2014 I'd be surprised, so busting your chops :wink:...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,914
Posted By Some Dude
So are you conceding that it will indeed be late...

So are you conceding that it will indeed be late spring early summer before the F800GS clutch kit is ready for retail sale? :deal

Been dealing with Rekluse for many years and they definitely err...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Some Dude
I'm pretty sure I remember putting a 45degree...

I'm pretty sure I remember putting a 45degree bend in the spanner wrench and that will allow you to get a bite and use it but you'll have to air hammer or get the lock ring loose which is your...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,348
Views: 1,898,212
Posted By Some Dude
You don't just make a MegaMoto into an HP2E by...

You don't just make a MegaMoto into an HP2E by forks and some wheels, one must also changed out the transmission and quite a few other parts. Megamoto has the transmission of an R1200S which means...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By Some Dude
stick coil, bad spark plug, clogged fuel...

stick coil, bad spark plug, clogged fuel injector, throttle body sensor could all have intermittent issues and computer would not have a fault code just to name a few.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By Some Dude
There will most likely not be a super easy fault...

There will most likely not be a super easy fault code read out fix. If there is a code, then the only way to know it's the real fix is to repair the problem and then test again.

Most dealers will...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,776
Posted By Some Dude
BMW G450X 104mph GPS (on soft sand fire service...

BMW G450X
104mph GPS (on soft sand fire service road)
14/45 sprocket
about the end of rev range, no tach

2005 KTM 525EXC with ThumperRacing 540 High Compression kit and Dave Hopkins carb and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Some Dude
It's more relevant to your weight, if you're sub...

It's more relevant to your weight, if you're sub 175lbs and the new TTX's sprung for such, you'll not notice a huge difference in ride height. If you're 220lbs+ and you get TTX's sprung accordingly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,303
Posted By Some Dude
As for skid pans, I'd strongly recommend looking...

As for skid pans, I'd strongly recommend looking at the Hyde Racing one since it's a very durable and QUITE plastic that will absorb energy a lot better rather then transfer it. I love the lack of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,028
Views: 1,275,715
Posted By Some Dude
6500 hard miles and a very minimally tweaked...

6500 hard miles and a very minimally tweaked radiator,......and I've hit A LOT of trees! Radiator is so narrow that it's not likely to get impacted but the desert is harsh and not a lot of other...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,303
Posted By Some Dude
This!!!! I'm still in love with my BMW G450X but...

This!!!! I'm still in love with my BMW G450X but I just picked up a Husaberg FE570 because it's cheaper and easier to make the FE570 as fast as the G450X (well tuned) then it is to re-gear the 449...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,885
Posted By Some Dude
When installing the X-rings did you soak them in...

When installing the X-rings did you soak them in oil and install them wet? I find the only way to install those is completely coated in oil and the oil will help cause a suction grip once squished...
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