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Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7,628
Views: 1,125,732
Posted By yamoon
Old

G50 Matchless
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,246
Posted By yamoon
Old guy

I'm 68, I climbed off of an HP2e & on to a MV Agusta F4 RR312 1078 in January. Oh is it stupidly fast & fun. The HP2e went to a young guy in Calif.
Mike
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 58,097
Posted By yamoon
Old Guys need a hobby

3400 miles now & I love it
Mike
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 111,865
Posted By yamoon
Mv agusta

Sold my BMW HP2e because at 67 I'm too old for dirt bikes. Decided to buy a modest street bike, old habits die hard, ended up with an MV Agusta F4 RR312 1078. 190 hp, 92ft lbs of torque, I love it,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By yamoon
Never mind

Never mind, I found this info on A&S Cycles web site, even ordered a touch up paint pin. Thanks anyway Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By yamoon
HP2 Touch up paint

Hello
I have searched this forum with no luck, for touch up paint part number. I think I read one time that the blue is Alaskan blue #136. I have also read that the blue is Indigo #958. I looked...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By yamoon
Pegs

I have a set of BMW pegs on my HP2e, wife refused to ride with me. They are as new and I have the installation instructions. Yours for 2 bills and I will ship. PM me if you are interested.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By yamoon
Guess you don't need any more photos. Mike

Guess you don't need any more photos.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,949
Posted By yamoon
Re:e350

Fit my HP2e into my 2005 E350 Ford by tieing down the front forks in a compressed position, works fine. It is a cargo van so there is a bulkhead behind the seats. I have mounted a remote controlled...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,844
Posted By yamoon
Air shock

Hey, I like the air shock, I run it a little soft and at 67 I can still feet up power slide. The bike is too big for me at 5'9", so I will probably sell it. The wife has decided she wants to ride two...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By yamoon
RE:New HP2e Battery

Hi
I'm going to install a new battery in my HP2e this week end, do I just unhook the old one and install the new one, should I charge the new battery over night? Should I worry about weird thing on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,437
Posted By yamoon
Buy mine, I can't ride it. Mike

Buy mine, I can't ride it.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By yamoon
reword my question

I did not word my question well. If I install the smaller disc, will I still need to remove the brake caliper to change wheels or can I just remove the axial and swap wheels? This would decrease the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By yamoon
Lazy HP2e rider

Being an old lazy guy, I leave the off road wheels on my HP2e when I should mount the motard 17s. Bad for good milage on the TKC 80s. Has any one replaced the disc on the 17 inch front wheel with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,979
Posted By yamoon
I resently heard BMW hired some ex Toyota...

I resently heard BMW hired some ex Toyota engineers.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By yamoon
RE: Levers

Bobby
You are correct $389 to be exact. Been there done that, but I would still like to replace the levers & master cylinders with a smaller, all metal ones.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By yamoon
RE:HP2e, Its a keeper

After 3 years of ownership I've decided to keep my HP2, so I want to change some of the things that have always bugged me. I do not like the plastic front brake & clutch reservoirs. Can any one...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By yamoon
How did you get a 15 on a 17 rim?

How did you get a 15 on a 17 rim?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By yamoon
RE:HP2 Brakes

Any thoughts about putting the smaller brake roter from the 21 inch wheel on the 17 inch SM wheel to make wheel changing a lot simpler. I'm lazy so I leave the knobs on when riding on the pavement....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By yamoon
RE: Tubeless tires

Can someone list the available tubeless 17 inch knobby & dual sport tires in the 140 or 150 size, the ones on my HP2 are needing replacement.
Thanks Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By yamoon
RE:Lower rear end gearing

I don't feel my HP2e has the low end punch a 1200cc motor should have. My bike has never seen a 100mph so lower gearing would not bother me. Has any one had expearience with the lower rear gearing...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,429
Posted By yamoon
RE:filter

I run an Ausy UNI on my HP2e. The snorkle prefilter gets black between services but so far not a hint of dirt or dust in the air box. I usually ride drag in our group rides so I eat a lot of Kansas...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By yamoon
RE: Fluid

My dealer is 120 miles away, I ordered some BMW fluid from MAX, when it arrived I noticed the BMW label was on top of another label, I peeled it back, WALAH the label below was a Magura label. Hey...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,989
Posted By yamoon
Max Bmw

Max Bmw
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By yamoon
Oil usage

I'm no expert, but I got my first bike in 62, I've owned many new ones, mostly Ducati. I've always followed the owners manual when breaking them in. Never had one use oil after a few thousand miles....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By yamoon
Tried Max

Max parts dept suggested I remove a spoke & measure it, as a last resort I will do this. I posted the wrong part number the one I ordered was a 36317690966, this is the number listed for both the on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By yamoon
RE:HP2 Spokes

Can some one give me the correct part number for the rear SM wheel spoke. The spokes I received under part number 36317710861 are not the correct spoke. The ones I received had a bend about 5/8" from...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By yamoon
Oil weep

I had the same problem on an RS1100. I found a blurb about the problem on internet BMW riders in their tech. section. I ordered replacement O rings from an individual mentioned there. The problem was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By yamoon
RE:Replaceing a spoke

Hello
I'm going to replace a broken spoke in the rear wheel of my HP2, any advice? Should I use blue lock tite on the threads?
Thanks Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By yamoon
Max BMW

All dealers sell the same BMW bikes, so the difference is the service, I am suprise how some dealers just don't get this simple fact. I live in Kansas and I buy all my parts & accessories from Max...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,410
Posted By yamoon
RE: HP2e

Buy & HP2e (only used ones available). Put on the street wheels, when you are ready for off road just swap back to the 21" front. The reason I say this is I am trying to sell mine so I can buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By yamoon
I've tried Lord knows I've tried

I saw my first picture of the HP2 in 2005, I was in lust. I bought one new in 2007, I convinced myself I could ride it, with more than 46yrs on two wheels there is no way this bike could beat me....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,818
Posted By yamoon
RE:Lowering the seat

Does the xchallenge shock fit the HP2 other than being 2 inches shorter?
Could it be used to lower the nose bleed seat height?
Thanks Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By yamoon
Buy mine, after 2 1/2 years I can't seem to ride...

Buy mine, after 2 1/2 years I can't seem to ride it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By yamoon
RE: Recall number

Hello
The service bulletin number is: 31 003 08 (058). The bulletin is dated Dec. 2008. This is not a mandatory recall, but BMW will fix it if you push them. With 1700 miles even as second owner I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By yamoon
Has the fork tube triple clamp recall been done?...

Has the fork tube triple clamp recall been done? This made a world of difference on my HP2. The steering head was loose from the factory, so I had nothing to compare it to untill the clunking noise...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By yamoon
Karoo on the front, TKC on the rear, works great....

Karoo on the front, TKC on the rear, works great.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,276
Posted By yamoon
How tall is too tall

I finally gave up on my HP2, I now ride with 75psi in the air shock, if it gives up, so be it. I'm going to ride it no matter what.
Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By yamoon
RE:HP2 Tubless tires

Hello
I am 66yrs old and often ride alone. I figure a flat on a tubless tire is a one man fix with out laying the bike over on its side to dismount a tire & remove a tube. Are there any...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,245
Posted By yamoon
RE: ebay

Saw one on ebay today with less than 500 miles for about $13,000. Is that a great buy or what.
Mike
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