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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By sonarman
Looking at doing Lost Coast this weekend. Has it...

Looking at doing Lost Coast this weekend. Has it rained much up north of Westport?
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sonarman
I use Aerolon make quick work on spokes, wheels...

I use Aerolon make quick work on spokes, wheels and protects plastics, metal from dead bug acid.

http://aerolon.com/ (http://aerolon.com/)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By sonarman
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 140,032
Posted By sonarman
I Met Peter at HU rally in Mariposa this weekend....

I Met Peter at HU rally in Mariposa this weekend. The bags look like high quality so I ordered up the center bag. It will replace my top box when traveling.
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 290,217
Posted By sonarman
Valve check/adjust 2006 Honda Pilot

Checked valve clearances and adjusted a couple that were out of spec. What a pain the rear bank is to get at. Good thing it only needs to be done every 100k miles. Did oil change while I was out it.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 41,381
Posted By sonarman
What a great visit we had! ...

What a great visit we had!
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/DSC_0916_zpsebc7aac1.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/638sonarman/media/DSC_0916_zpsebc7aac1.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By sonarman
I have been using Pulse Tech solar chargers for...

I have been using Pulse Tech solar chargers for years both 2 and 5 watt models.
The military used them to keep tank batteries charged when parked in areas with no power. They are not cheap but are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,524
Posted By sonarman
Leaving from North Bay Area tomorrow morning.:clap

Leaving from North Bay Area tomorrow morning.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By sonarman
They have contacted me hope to see them on...

They have contacted me hope to see them on Friday.
Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By sonarman
Skully headsup diplay helmet

Does anyone know someone who has tried one of these?

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/skully-ar-1-the-world-s-smartest-motorcycle-helmet...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By sonarman
2013 GSA Pannier locks warranty?

Does anyone know if the factory panniers locks are covered under warranty? I called local BMW service dept. the guy working there had no idea, transferred me to the owner of the shop and of course...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,995
Posted By sonarman
Knife for camping and cooking

I just picked up a Gerber Ultimate Pro Bear Gryllis addition knife from Botac Tactical for 39.95.
Let me tell you at that price that is a great knife to throw in the pannier.
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,085
Posted By sonarman
my setup

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/IMG_0406_zps2d0f77b9.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/638sonarman/media/IMG_0406_zps2d0f77b9.jpg.html)
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 351,503
Posted By sonarman
small parts storage when work on vehicle

I like to drain oil container and cut off upper portion.
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/DSC_0861_zps52c34d3a.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 290,217
Posted By sonarman
Spark plug change 2009 Ford escape

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/DSC_0861_zps52c34d3a.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/638sonarman/media/DSC_0861_zps52c34d3a.jpg.html)
Pulled intake to change spark plugs...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By sonarman
:clapOrdered one today. Person answering phone...

:clapOrdered one today. Person answering phone was professional and polite.
For that price nice to have as backup.
Forum: Americas 08-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By sonarman
Are you doing hotels or camping?

Are you doing hotels or camping?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 218,965
Posted By sonarman
Cafe in Manton pic did not load on previous post.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 218,965
Posted By sonarman
Cafe in Manton, Ca.

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/DSC_0813_zpsef4256b6.jpg
(http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/638sonarman/media/DSC_0813_zpsef4256b6.jpg.html)
Excellent breakfast just don't...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 175,325
Posted By sonarman
Truck/trailer unloader

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...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
Checked out bike and started packing for trip.

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We...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By sonarman
Buy it, you know it runs good otherwise it would...

Buy it, you know it runs good otherwise it would not have the mileage. As long as the owner has maintenance records you are good to go. Sitting in the garage not being used is not the best thing for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
Did some well needed maintenance.

Changed oil and filter, final drive, transmission oil, air filter. All valves were in spec. a couple were on the loose end of the spec. JVB videos are always a help....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,907
Posted By sonarman
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarm...

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/DSC_0730_zps81db8a55.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/638sonarman/media/DSC_0730_zps81db8a55.jpg.html)
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,229
Posted By sonarman
Soak it in Kano oil first no matter what route...

Soak it in Kano oil first no matter what route you take. That penetrating oil has got me out of many jams.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By sonarman
Just ride and don't give it a second thought!

Just ride and don't give it a second thought!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By sonarman
Does not sound like transmission is the problem...

Does not sound like transmission is the problem more like clutch adjustment.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,263
Posted By sonarman
I picked up some Aerolon Tech Spray from...

I picked up some Aerolon Tech Spray from California Detailing.
It is a multi-surface cleaner/wax.
I especially like it for the wheels. I now have 13k miles and only washed bike once.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,340
Posted By sonarman
Thumb I have had my Oil balanced for a couple of months...

I have had my Oil balanced for a couple of months now. Excellent in the comfort department, you actually feeling like wearing them even after I get off the bike.
No hotter than any other boots I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,263
Posted By sonarman
Wicked Tech-Shine on wheels and spokes. Aerolon on tank...

Tech-Shine on wheels and spokes. Aerolon on tank area.
Only do it when bored, not often!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,777
Posted By sonarman
Try putting KANO OIL OR PB blaster to lube it up...

Try putting KANO OIL OR PB blaster to lube it up completely. Both oil have excellent creeping quality.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By sonarman
Anyone from Bay area heading out Friday morning?

Anyone from Bay area heading out Friday morning?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarm...

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
Installed new K76 front tire after mods to HF tire changer

:1drink

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/f3491d99f08764d4ac55eebb8055c7b5_zps25690154.jpg

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Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 60,382
Posted By sonarman
Gaerne oil balance boots

Just recieved a pair a few days ago. They are the most comfortable boot or shoe right out of the box I have ever put on.
The buckles, well that part is not perfect. The quality is great and you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarm...

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
Installed K76 rear tire

Put the HF tire changer through its first test. It worked just fine with Mojo blocks installed. the anchor bolts in the concrete did not far so well.
MP balencer worked like a dream.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By sonarman
I spray mine with Tech-Shine product from...

I spray mine with Tech-Shine product from California Detailing. Easy and quick protection.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5,087
Views: 817,729
Posted By sonarman
HF tire changer install on small concrete slab.

Prepared to mount my HF tire changer by removing my metal bender from concrete mount.
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarman/c04d95ab0bb41d4b2acc46b999448059_zpsb2bec086.jpg
Mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By sonarman
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y433/638sonarm...

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