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Forum: Equipment 02-22-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Jay Bird
I appreciate the sentiment and I guess it depends...

I appreciate the sentiment and I guess it depends on how much you need the $0.20 part, but for me if I can't find it anywhere else and I need it, the part I needed didn't cost $0.20 it cost $10.20....
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By Jay Bird
I've always had good luck with Bolt Depot...

I've always had good luck with Bolt Depot (http://www.boltdepot.com) but I checked and they have a 10x1.5 100mm flat socket head cap screw in steel not stainlees and they do not have the button head...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Jay Bird
Welcome to the Asylum!! If you are ever looking...

Welcome to the Asylum!!
If you are ever looking for a riding partner I'm just down the road a ways.
That is if you can forgive us for the basketball stomping the other day...:evil
Also check out...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By Jay Bird
You've placed your order but for future...

You've placed your order but for future reference, also consider http://www.identi-tape.com/solas.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Jay Bird
I have enjoyed the Hwy 24/36 route north of I70...

I have enjoyed the Hwy 24/36 route north of I70 when avoiding the interstate on my trips to CO and have also taken the 96/56 route south of I70 if I'm heading into south CO.
The southern route has...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,982
Posted By Jay Bird
Rob, I have been using an end cutter tool like...

Rob,
I have been using an end cutter tool like this one on the BMW clamps.
http://www.northerntool.com/images/product/images/558663_lg.gif
I filed the edges so they were blunt and would not cut...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2006, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,169
Posted By Jay Bird
Bingo... It is a blown fuse. I don't remember...

Bingo...
It is a blown fuse. I don't remember which one but this it is.
And yes it was and still is a mystery why it works with the key on but not with the key off. I guess we can call it a feature.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,655
Posted By Jay Bird
On the 1200 isn't the cat an integral part of the...

On the 1200 isn't the cat an integral part of the muffler, unlike the 11xx which has a separate cat and muffler.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2005, 07:27 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,035
Posted By Jay Bird
Sorry Kildala "ssls6" was the first to respond by...

Sorry Kildala "ssls6" was the first to respond by pm at 6am day of posting. He just gave me his address today and they will be going out to him tomorrow.

Much thanks to Buzzez for taking the time...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,035
Posted By Jay Bird
ready, set, go!

first pm gets them sent their way...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,035
Posted By Jay Bird
Poser, Thanks man. Oh and I will gladly send...

Poser,
Thanks man.
Oh and I will gladly send you a box of milkbones if it will help to bribe "Cujo" to give up the missing episodes.

http://holton.smugmug.com/photos/30123676-S-1.jpg

But it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,035
Posted By Jay Bird
pm is sent...

pm is sent...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Jay Bird
I bought mine directly from the Stanton people...

I bought mine directly from the Stanton people (jimjib), you might try that route.

You can get the info here.
http://www.jimmyjib.com/guards.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2005, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Jay Bird
Loctite 243 is the blue medium strength. The HB...

Loctite 243 is the blue medium strength. The HB instructions do not specify the use of Loctite but the BMW manual does specify its use for this bolt. The specs I gave you come from the BMW manual,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2005, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Jay Bird
(Rear mount) "Front foot peg mount to...

(Rear mount) "Front foot peg mount to transmission" 42Nm clean thread + Loctite 243

(Middle mount) "Rear frame to engine" 42Nm

(Front mount) "Front faring bracket to frame" 21Nm

Hope this...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2005, 10:41 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 12,035
Posted By Jay Bird
Sent ya a pm

Sent ya a pm
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2005, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Jay Bird
Just got back from a recent trip to Alaska and...

Just got back from a recent trip to Alaska and dealt with this issue. The best deal I found was an AT&T International calling card I bought in Canada at Walmarts there. If I remember right it was 144...
Forum: Alaska 06-12-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
Well I did not make it to Dawson last night, and...

Well I did not make it to Dawson last night, and my plans have completely changed... I will not be attending the Dempster Dash or the Dawson foray.
It looks like I need to head directly home one way...
Forum: Alaska 06-10-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
Greetings from Whitehorse, YT The weather has...

Greetings from Whitehorse, YT
The weather has sucked so far as noted above, rode through the worst flooding in Calgary history a couple days ago and the rain is still ever present.
Making a run...
Forum: Canada 06-04-2005, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By Jay Bird
Thanks for all the information. I got a card at...

Thanks for all the information. I got a card at Wallworld since I did not want to make the trip to the big city to go to Sam's.
Now the challenge will be to find phones to use other than payphones...
Forum: Alaska 06-04-2005, 09:03 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
I depart tomorrow from Kansas... see ya'll in...

I depart tomorrow from Kansas... see ya'll in about a week if all goes as planned.
Forum: Canada 06-02-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By Jay Bird
What is the most economical way to call the US from Canada?

I will be spending about 2 weeks traveling in Canada and my cell phone plan does not work in Canada, and I would be out of cell service most of the time if it did work. So anyway what is the most...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jay Bird
Twinrider, What about the application of...

Twinrider,
What about the application of Loctite to the rear and front mount bolts? It is recommended by BMW and was on the original bolts. If I just loosen those bolts but do not remove them and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2005, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jay Bird
Thanks for all the input, I feel better now about...

Thanks for all the input, I feel better now about using the fuel injection style hose clamps inside the tank. One less thing to worry about over the next few weeks as I travel north. I will give the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jay Bird
Mully, That is the kind of clamp I have but the...

Mully,
That is the kind of clamp I have but the box says "Zinc-plated, clear chromate, carbon steel". I have been all over town and can't find any fuel injection style clamps that are stainless...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jay Bird
To get the valve covers off I have had to remove...

To get the valve covers off I have had to remove the center joining bolt and loosen all the other mounting bolts to get enough play in the bars.
I can only do one side at a time and have to use a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jay Bird
Nick, I would like to hear more about how the...

Nick,
I would like to hear more about how the Hepco Becker bars contributed to your injuries.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By Jay Bird
I am currently replacing my fuel filter and have...

I am currently replacing my fuel filter and have the filler neck and pump plate off the tank. I also have the scraps on the plate under the filler neck.
I did not see any loose flakes in the tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By Jay Bird
Internal Fuel filter clamp questions

I am replacing my fuel filter and had to pry off the original crimp style hose clamps, now that I am replacing the new filter I was going to use fuel injection style screw type clamps as replacements...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jay Bird
Wish I had known that before I invested in the...

Wish I had known that before I invested in the Hepco Becker bars...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jay Bird
1150GS Valve Covers and Hepco Becker Engine Bars

I have read here in the past that the Hepco & Becker engine bars will allow you to do full maintenance on the 1150GS without removing the bars.
Oil and filter change, yes. Valve adjustment, No...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2005, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Jay Bird
Brian, Not sure about this information you got...

Brian,
Not sure about this information you got from Jesse regarding an interference problem with the large plate. The whole point of the rear compartment is to raise the rear-mounting surface up so...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2005, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Jay Bird
Brian, I don't see why not. Mine was mounted to...

Brian,
I don't see why not. Mine was mounted to the small plate but I also use the large plate for lashing stuff down. The only problem I see with leaving the Givi mount on the plate is that it will...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2005, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Jay Bird
Sorry, I've looked for some pics but I did not...

Sorry, I've looked for some pics but I did not have this setup on the bike long enough to get it in any photos.
Forum: Alaska 05-23-2005, 09:01 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
Fighter, thanks for the update. I will be leaving...

Fighter, thanks for the update. I will be leaving Lawrence Kansas June 4th or 5th planning on getting into Dawson Sunday June 12th. I have reservations at the Downtown Dawson Hotel for June 12, 13, &...
Forum: Alaska 05-23-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
[QUOTE=Fighter] Fighter, any...

[QUOTE=Fighter]


Fighter, any recommendations for lodging in Inuvik yet?
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2005, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,467
Posted By Jay Bird
Check out the Mountain Hardwear Hammerhead 3...

Check out the Mountain Hardwear Hammerhead 3 (http://www.mountainhardwear.com/action/catalog/DisplayStyle?id=1491), it has lots of room and is very versatile.

Last years model on sale here at...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Jay Bird
I mounted a Givi E460 to my Jesse Rear...

I mounted a Givi E460 to my Jesse Rear Compartment using the Givi E189 mounting plate and the small Jesse rear compartment plate. I also got the large Jesse rear compartment plate so I could switch...
Forum: Alaska 05-19-2005, 07:36 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
Any recommendations for lodging in Inuvik? I...

Any recommendations for lodging in Inuvik? I think there is only 1 choice in EPlains right?
Forum: Alaska 05-18-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 11,380
Posted By Jay Bird
Fighter, My plans are still firm to make the...

Fighter,
My plans are still firm to make the Dempster Dash. I have reservations in Dawson at the Downtowner, tentative plans should have me arriving in Dawson sometime Sunday.
Do you recommend my...
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