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Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 9,184
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thank you fellas, pre-she-ate the SS delete info!

Thank you fellas, pre-she-ate the SS delete info!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 9,184
Posted By tennessee thumper
Is there a way to alter the wiring set up to keep...

Is there a way to alter the wiring set up to keep the bike running in N with the side stand down?
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By tennessee thumper
If you are going to buy a brand new, off the...

If you are going to buy a brand new, off the floor bike, you'll have to suffer the consequences of these interactions, good or bad. That goes with after sales warranty work and service.

Some...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,485
Posted By tennessee thumper
Shameless reminder.... ...

Shameless reminder....


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll)
...
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By tennessee thumper
All sizes and colors, IN STOCK, for now.

All sizes and colors, IN STOCK, for now.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,839
Posted By tennessee thumper
Global, Thanks for the cleaner tip...

Global,

Thanks for the cleaner tip too...gonna give that a whirl.
I like to ride em hard AND clean them hard as well.
Keep up the great work and I think I speak for a number of us...we'd enjoy...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,839
Posted By tennessee thumper
Love that early style red GS. Neat that you've...

Love that early style red GS. Neat that you've had it for so long and kept it in such great condition.

No law saying it has to be dirty OR clean...ridden in dirt or on the street. Your dime,...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/d...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/dadsmystic.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/dadsmystic.jpg.html)

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/MYSNKDR.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,861
Posted By tennessee thumper
The greatest gift you can give; a smile and...

The greatest gift you can give; a smile and friendship.

Double thumbs up to all involved!
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 75,702
Posted By tennessee thumper
I was shopping around for a seat, came across...

I was shopping around for a seat, came across this thread and others. Thanks to all for posting experiences; negative and the occasional positive.

For those of you who have lost time, money and...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By tennessee thumper
We are still rollin the rolls. Popular...

We are still rollin the rolls.

Popular model is the small brown, which is in stock.

Others made to order.

Thanks to all for your interest and feedback.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By tennessee thumper
Agreed on sanding the rim...did that as well to...

Agreed on sanding the rim...did that as well to get all the old rubber bits off and ruff it up a bit. Popped the bead just fine.
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By tennessee thumper
Installed a new K60 Scout this weekend and...

Installed a new K60 Scout this weekend and reinstalled the BMW tubless air valve. I had been running with a tube since the rear tire starting a slow leak a year ago and seemed to be related to colder...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,839
Posted By tennessee thumper
Indeed. Those are a set of bags from a late 80's...

Indeed. Those are a set of bags from a late 80's RT if I recall. I prefer those style latches to the later big "buckle" style with the barrel lock sets.

Yes, the symetry is off but it does not...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,222
Posted By tennessee thumper
92 PD- Can't say I've ever gotten above...

92 PD-

Can't say I've ever gotten above 80mph. Not sure I'd want or need to either.

If you have... I'm likely to wave my cane at you from my front lawn, sonny!
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,603
Posted By tennessee thumper
From this in 2011 ...

From this in 2011
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg.html)...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,839
Posted By tennessee thumper
From this in 2011 ...

From this in 2011
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/GSPD/BMWGSPD1992a.jpg.html)...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By tennessee thumper
If you have the rack (#8) and the grab rail or...

If you have the rack (#8) and the grab rail or handle bracket as you say (#6) you are good to go.

#3 can be fiddly to line up properly and is somewhat adjustable to get the tab to snap fit...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By tennessee thumper
Similar issue was once solved with new carb to...

Similar issue was once solved with new carb to airbox boots and rubber collars
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 166,260
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/G...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/GSPD/DSCN4416_zps4c8861d1.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/GSPD/DSCN4416_zps4c8861d1.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 363,902
Posted By tennessee thumper
Brigdestone TW

I've read a few online reviews from m/c internet stores on the Trailwing...though they are reviews for other style bikes.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 131,733
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Y...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5198_zpsc3ee4309.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5198_zpsc3ee4309.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By tennessee thumper
Not to state the obvious but you'll tell if the...

Not to state the obvious but you'll tell if the bead is leaking around the rim with soapy water. Mine bubbled up like a bath tub full of suds so it was pretty obvious where the leak was coming from....
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By tennessee thumper
Not uncommon on those Akront rims. Do a...

Not uncommon on those Akront rims.

Do a search in this forum for Heidieau tires and you'll see that brand has been one of the main offenders.

My theory is cooler temps cause the rim to...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,949
Posted By tennessee thumper
As a daily driver (/5 formally- GSPD and Yamaha...

As a daily driver (/5 formally- GSPD and Yamaha XS650 currently) on non tarmac, water crossings and less than perfect surfaces I say weight-schmight.

The ability of the rider and familiarity on...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 363,902
Posted By tennessee thumper
What is the tail light off?[/QUOTE] It came...

What is the tail light off?[/QUOTE]

It came with the bike so assuming it's a stock unit of some sort. Maybe a year or two earlier? It mounts with 3 bolts.

The chrome fender came with a tail...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 363,902
Posted By tennessee thumper
Cosmetic Changes: NOS fenders, crash bar/foot...

Cosmetic Changes: NOS fenders, crash bar/foot pegs, seat trim and tail light swap (not down with the Mickey Mouse reflectors that came with NOS fender)
Black fenders on for sale on xs650.com
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,012,188
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need rear fender

Looking for a stock rear fender in decent condition.

Lemme know what ya got!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,441
Posted By tennessee thumper
Factory fender set from 1979 XS650 Special (Black)

Factory fender set from 1979 Special, painted black by previous owner. Very quaility home paint job, no streaks or blems. Rear fender is metal only, no wiring or tail light. Tail light for this...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By tennessee thumper
Happy Holidays Everyone!

and thanks the ADV for all they do.

We are fortunate to have the problems discussed here.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,015
Posted By tennessee thumper
Tearing into the dash is the one chore I don't...

Tearing into the dash is the one chore I don't care for at all with the PD.

Triple check all connections, bulb fittings, etc.....then check them once more before the whole things gets buttoned...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 363,902
Posted By tennessee thumper
Maybe spend some time here...you'll probably find...

Maybe spend some time here...you'll probably find alot of answers to questions you've yet to ask.

http://www.xs650.com/forum/index.php (http://www.xs650.com/forum/index.php)
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By tennessee thumper
New bike fever, nothin like it. Enjoy!

New bike fever, nothin like it. Enjoy!
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By tennessee thumper
Ordered rebulid parts for my PD below...can't...

Ordered rebulid parts for my PD below...can't recall part #'s but I can dig up the receipt if needed. The link is from a Ducati parts website.

F08 is the model, as I recall. You can probably get...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,485
Posted By tennessee thumper
There are also these... ...

There are also these...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1021102&highlight=leather+tool+roll)

Pretty...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,831
Posted By tennessee thumper
If there is another style or make available, I am...

If there is another style or make available, I am not aware of it.

Odd that you have this issue.

Seems there maybe something else causing this? Sure you have looked at this a million time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,012,188
Posted By tennessee thumper
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/M...

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/MC%20Wrenchin%20%20Nov%2014/DSCN5074_zpsb5baed01.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 363,902
Posted By tennessee thumper
Congrats...money in pocket + bike you want do not...

Congrats...money in pocket + bike you want do not always line up. Good for you.

Not a fan of the hack and tack jobs on these bikes either but whatever, guys like doing it and have fun with it,...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By tennessee thumper
Fiddling around is half the fun of owning a bike,...

Fiddling around is half the fun of owning a bike, that being said...

you might have just removed the windshield from the PD dash and had all the air flow you wanted?

Done it many times when...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 363,902
Posted By tennessee thumper
Old School BMW Tank Bag on XS

Don't have a lot of XS knowledge yet but I do have a bit on this style BMW:
http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/Yamaha%20XS%20650/DSCN5018_zps5a30d62d.jpg...
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