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Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Ebbs15
From what I was told by the BMW Tech... the Oil...

From what I was told by the BMW Tech... the Oil pressure was "much higher" than the coolant..... just what they told me... I have no idea


well 1, I'm not overly mechanically inclined... so I'd...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14,951
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Posted By Ebbs15
Just got back from the BMW dealership... $45 for...

Just got back from the BMW dealership... $45 for the kit... $25 for the gasket (I'm sure I'll fuck it up)

I don't think it'd be the head gasket.... I don't notice any oil smell in the exhaust,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 1,624,701
Posted By Ebbs15
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Wandering-Colora...

http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Wandering-Colorado/i-Mksft5T/0/X2/DSC01431-X2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14,951
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Posted By Ebbs15
for those of you who've done the water pump...

for those of you who've done the water pump fix... how much did parts run ya and how difficult was it? my temp light came on, on the way to work today, stopped and put in some distilled water only...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
That's what I was kinda thinking... and the oil...

That's what I was kinda thinking... and the oil didn't SPRAY out... which would lead me to believe the pressure wasn't the factor... at least not for the original crack...

Thanks to everyone...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14,951
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Posted By Ebbs15
2 and 3.... oil gets in the air box if the bike...

2 and 3.... oil gets in the air box if the bike is laid over it's a pretty well known issue with the F650gs'... I know it took me about 15 min of cleaning to get all the oil out when I changed the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,278
Posted By Ebbs15
And IN!:deal Coming from Denver... gonna...

And IN!:deal

Coming from Denver... gonna ride in and camp, gotta put in for leave so not quite sure when I'll be leaving yet
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,278
Posted By Ebbs15
Looks like fun... how do I register?

Looks like fun... how do I register?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
As soon as I can get the bike running again, hell...

As soon as I can get the bike running again, hell yes. I'm still a novice off road couple that with the over weight Dakar... I'm not a fast rider off road... but I'll get there eventually... :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14,951
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Posted By Ebbs15
Anyone put risers AND taller bars on their Dakar?...

Anyone put risers AND taller bars on their Dakar? I'm 6'2" with long legs so I'm severely hunched over even with bent knees and locked out arms.

If so did it require longer cables and brake...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14,951
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Posted By Ebbs15
Yeah I ordered on, but it's coming from Germany...

Yeah I ordered on, but it's coming from Germany so 1-1.5 weeks on rush.

the oil filter cover didn't fly off... the oil just gushed out... the filter cover actually looked ok until I took it off,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Thanks! it's killing me not to be able to ride...

Thanks! it's killing me not to be able to ride again... guess it's just gonna be two days of prevenititve maintenance and organizing my garage:puke1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Well I found one on e-bay, but still gonna be...

Well I found one on e-bay, but still gonna be tuesday before I get it... but I'll be down to ride next weekend!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
I've had it for about a year and a half... the...

I've had it for about a year and a half... the previous owner I'm pretty sure took care of it, but I know he wasn't the first owner. I'll change the oil tomorrow, but I've only put maybe 1000 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
huh... never thought of that... figured it was...

huh... never thought of that... figured it was fatigued because of a previous owner torquing it down one bolt at a time... so where would I begin looking for blockages? Mechanics aren't my strong...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14,951
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Posted By Ebbs15
No idea... I hadn't touched it in 800 miles......

No idea... I hadn't touched it in 800 miles... rode to work, no issues... left work made it about 100ft judging by the oil trail, before oil started GUSHING out... seriously looked like it burst an...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
anyone have a spare Oil filter cover they're...

anyone have a spare Oil filter cover they're willing to part with?


http://www.ebbs15.com/Other/dakar-fun/i-FNjgnBB/0/X2/20130530_172335-X2.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Thanks... Threw me a bit with the screen name LOL

Thanks... Threw me a bit with the screen name LOL
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Awesome... Humm.. Beer and Bacon... tell ya...

Awesome... Humm.. Beer and Bacon... tell ya what... you organize the get together, I'll bring SOME Beer... and the bacon :freaky



Will Do! Just gotta get the bike fixed now ;)




Will...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,474
Posted By Ebbs15
Damn I was in Mississippi until April, my parents...

Damn I was in Mississippi until April, my parents were in Baton Rouge... I was looking for a reason for a road trip! lol and I had my DRZ400s in LA... (now sold to my bro in Oregon)

anyways......
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,474
Posted By Ebbs15
Today was not a good day, it began great, because...

Today was not a good day, it began great, because I rode into work, however, I did not ride home... and any day that starts with me riding home, and ending with me riding shotgun in a tow truck... is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
No I don't think so. Didn't see any accidents...

No I don't think so. Didn't see any accidents this weekend and today is the first I've been on the roadside lol

sent from my Note2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Well... This is a fine welcome... apparent the...

Well... This is a fine welcome... apparent the dakar wanted fresh oil.
http://www.ebbs15.com/Other/dakar-fun/i-6dD37SZ/0/X2/20130530_164938_1-X2.jpg

turns out my Oil filter cover is broken. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Thanks I like it. Though a bit heavy in the soft...

Thanks I like it. Though a bit heavy in the soft stuff, but it's still more capable than I am so I'm happy. Lol

sent from my Note2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
Just moved up from Southern Mississippi. I am in...

Just moved up from Southern Mississippi. I am in the Air Force so I was stationed at Keesler. Now I'm at Buckley, and loving it!

sent from my Note2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 839
Posted By Ebbs15
New to Denver

Hey all, I just moved to Denver about a month ago and finally got everything sorted with my home so last weekend was my first ventures out into this great stste. WOW. I'm going to love it here (and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
Just moved to Colorado, and last weekend was the...

Just moved to Colorado, and last weekend was the first time I've had the ol'girl out here... one shot from this weekend
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 1,624,701
Posted By Ebbs15
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Wandering-Colora...

http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Wandering-Colorado/i-thF2xhZ/0/X2/DSC00607-X2.jpg
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Wandering-Colorado/i-Hprp3v5/0/X2/_EBS4711-X2.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,474
Posted By Ebbs15
So it's been a while since I've posted here... I...

So it's been a while since I've posted here... I wished it was because I was doing soo much riding i didn't have the time... unfortunatly that's not the case. I ended up in the hospital in August of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,474
Posted By Ebbs15
So it just dawned on me that I hadn't completed...

So it just dawned on me that I hadn't completed my trip... at least not in report form... so here it is... over a year over due.

when I last left off I had stopped for the night in Van Horn TX. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,474
Posted By Ebbs15
Yeah same guy... I'm in Colorado now... so I may...

Yeah same guy... I'm in Colorado now... so I may take you up on that offer! I thought you were in South Florida though... or am I confused?

anyways... I think I'm gonna see if I can turn this...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,387
Posted By Ebbs15
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
this got buried... but don't know much about 1....

this got buried... but don't know much about 1. as I don't have ABS on my 01... 2. I've had trouble with that from time to time, just had to make it a deliberate shift, ie don't be lazy about it,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,204,552
Posted By Ebbs15
Just when I think my wanderlust has gone...

Just when I think my wanderlust has gone dormant... another Colebatch thread pops up... :clap another 11 years before I'm done with my military commitment and can retire to a life of this...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,132
Posted By Ebbs15
Anyone know how difficult it would be to swap the...

Anyone know how difficult it would be to swap the headlight from an 05+ on to a01? I'm thinking of doing a retro fit of some hid projectors but need the clear glass of the newer headlight.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 1,624,701
Posted By Ebbs15
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar...

http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar-Pickup/i-Zzp65SK/0/XL/EBS_2392-XL.jpg
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar-Pickup/i-68Zth2C/0/XL/EBS_2690-XL.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 815,807
Posted By Ebbs15
from last February's pickup of the bike and ride...

from last February's pickup of the bike and ride to Oregon and home...

http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar-Pickup/i-Zzp65SK/0/XL/EBS_2392-XL.jpg
Farmington, NM

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 820,667
Posted By Ebbs15
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar...

http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar-Pickup/i-XGZqwNf/0/X2/EBS2746-X2.jpg
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar-Pickup/i-GCvjPth/0/X2/EBS2752-X2.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 1,624,701
Posted By Ebbs15
From my February Trip ...

From my February Trip
http://www.ebbs15.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Dakar-Pickup/i-Zzp65SK/0/XL/EBS2392-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,474
Posted By Ebbs15
So, I'm days behind.* Just haven't been feeling...

So, I'm days behind.* Just haven't been feeling like typing out my days as I know they were ending.* It's why I couldn't leave Portland, knowing from there on, I had less time ahead of me than I did...
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