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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,204
Posted By Sniperx
Isn't this what the dems are doing already? ...

Isn't this what the dems are doing already?

California is doomed to be a vacation state, a US Riviera. They've chased away all the big employers, taxed its population to death, increased cost of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,917
Posted By Sniperx
hmmmm...just had an idea......

hmmmm...just had an idea......
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,917
Posted By Sniperx
I'm working on reproducing these. I'm working on...

I'm working on reproducing these. I'm working on one offs right now, but if the interest is there I'll have a pattern made and start going for real.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 879,937
Posted By Sniperx
Replaced these: ...

Replaced these:

http://img.dxcdn.com/productimages/sku_193066_1.jpg
http://www.dx.com/p/40w-4000lm-6000k-cree-xm-l-t6-4-led-car-working-engineering-lamp-10-45v-193066#.VF1KlfmfwuE

with These:...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,365
Views: 879,937
Posted By Sniperx
This is what I use, pretty accurate, wireless,...

This is what I use, pretty accurate, wireless, replaceable batteries..
...
Forum: Asia 11-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Sniperx
Not military perse. You live in Toon? No...

Not military perse.

You live in Toon? No shit? I lived about 15 minutes away in matsuyama! I miss my drives up in ishizuchi and kanpuzan. You wouldn't know a Slovak in your town named Tomas...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By Sniperx
Mine was under tension when I installed my slave...

Mine was under tension when I installed my slave cylinder. Why does the fluid go up as the clutch wears?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By Sniperx
Its the way it all works. If things aren't lined...

Its the way it all works. If things aren't lined up, it won't go into gear. Mine has about a 75% chance of falling into gear at a stop. A little pressure on the pedal and the tiniest realese on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By Sniperx
Just for some info... Holding the clutch on...

Just for some info...

Holding the clutch on a BMW system doesn't hurt anything. It uses a different system for the "throwout" bearing. Its always spinning under a fair amount of pressure even...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,282
Posted By Sniperx
Heres their ad copy. It does both. ...

Heres their ad copy. It does both. http://www.protectall.com/palong.aspx
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,282
Posted By Sniperx
I remember plexus from my paintball days, worked...

I remember plexus from my paintball days, worked great. I went to my local bmw dealer since thy were the only shop that had plexus for the same price as amazon. When I asked for it, the guy...
Forum: Asia 10-27-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Sniperx
Moving to Japan....

Theres a strong likelyhood I'll be moving to Japan in the next year. Anyone have experience with what it takes to bring a bike with them? I've got a 2002 1150GSA that I've kinda gotten attached to....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sniperx
I did my own a few times as a right if passage....

I did my own a few times as a right if passage. Then when I was fighting a set of big blocks I pulled all kinds if muscles and marred up my adventure rims pretty good. Then I found out the local...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-23-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 35,942
Posted By Sniperx
Paul-Sniperx-MC1-D3-1150GS

Paul-Sniperx-MC1-D3-1150GS
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Sniperx
http://www.dx.com/p/bt-yw-5-5-screen-car-head-up-d...

http://www.dx.com/p/bt-yw-5-5-screen-car-head-up-display-w-bluetooth-diagnostic-obd-ii-interface-black-335921
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,318
Views: 449,119
Posted By Sniperx
Two things this morning... I saw a giant...

Two things this morning...

I saw a giant piece of rehab/PT equipment next to the carpool lane. It was BIG and expensive looking.

Saw a pirate give a glowering look at a guy in a Prius today. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,018
Posted By Sniperx
Very interesting. I saw my own self echoing...

Very interesting. I saw my own self echoing through here. I've been riding now for little over a year. I had never ridden a motorcycle in any real capacity before. I dove in head first with an 1150gs...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Sniperx
I saw some cool HUD displays that come with a...

I saw some cool HUD displays that come with a stick on reflective panel for the windshield. Thought it'd be cool to display it on the screen rather than down low. It interfaces with the obd system.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By Sniperx
1150gs obd?

Is the ecu on an 1150gs an obd system? HVe a strange plan if so.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Sniperx
Any word on modding? Hate to string someone...

Any word on modding? Hate to string someone along.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Sniperx
Now we're getting somewhere. Do you feel...

Now we're getting somewhere.

Do you feel they could be reasonably modified to work?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Sniperx
Anyone? Need to make a decision on this...

Anyone?

Need to make a decision on this...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Sniperx
Hepco Becker 1150gs bars

I've located a set of bars. Problem is I have an adventure and the bars are gs. Will they work? What's the difference? Can I mod them? I have tubing benders and stuff.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 202,075
Posted By Sniperx
SHouldn't sign ups for the next one be coming up?

SHouldn't sign ups for the next one be coming up?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
This was my concern also. Wonder if you could...

This was my concern also. Wonder if you could combine the tapered bushings and the greasable pins into one product.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,830
Posted By Sniperx
Not helping the situation here......:evil ...

Not helping the situation here......:evil

I'm leaning towards the BMW or both. I'm looking at the specs here and theres only 40lbs difference between the two. What makes the KTM better offroad? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By Sniperx
Well sat down and did some stuff today. I...

Well sat down and did some stuff today.

I got my new denso iridium tough plugs this week and a brand new harmonizer and decided to do some tuning. The plugs make for a nice quick throttle with...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,830
Posted By Sniperx
This is what I was looking for. I'm surprised...

This is what I was looking for. I'm surprised about the gas mileage thing though.

I think the best bet really for me is to go smaller still. I'm very cautious off-road...in that I always...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,830
Posted By Sniperx
I have an 1150GS Adv...why should I go KTM?

This is not a trolling trip.

I may be coming across a little extra money in the near future.

I have a 2002 BMW 1150GS Adventure. Its the "good year" one. I've got all sorts of little tweaks...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Sniperx
I panicked a little. After looking at the...

I panicked a little. After looking at the estimate and talking its a lot of adv only stuff that is racking it up and just about all cosmetic work. So ill go over the estimate and pick out the DIY...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Sniperx
1150GSA Insurance Help

I need some advice here.

I had a minor accident, mostly a tipover due to an overzealous sleep deprived mom.

The insurance company wants to total my bike. The dealer says 9k to repair. I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
I wonder why, except for possibly exposure. ...

I wonder why, except for possibly exposure. They're both doing the same job. I like those parts, thats pretty much exactly what I was putting together in my mind.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
Aren't there 4 of these things? 2 front and 2...

Aren't there 4 of these things? 2 front and 2 rear?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
Interesting. They sell vespel on McMaster Carr....

Interesting. They sell vespel on McMaster Carr. May have to look into this. Although...at that kind of price way as well put new bmw bearings in.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
Some bushings are made out if cintered bronze ,...

Some bushings are made out if cintered bronze , which is a granular material put into a mold and heated under pressure. Yes it is porous. This is to allow the oil to flow through the material. That...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
So why not make the bronze bushings the same...

So why not make the bronze bushings the same design as your nylon ones? My only concern would be the aluminum wearing on the pins. You could shrink fit a steel race there to give the bushing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,456
Posted By Sniperx
I'm missing something here. I get that the...

I'm missing something here.

I get that the bearings wear out and are expensive. The local bearing house says they are specialty bearings.

But why are you guys using plastic? Why not machine a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,849
Posted By Sniperx
That smell was probably burning clutch...

That smell was probably burning clutch material......

Another way to get out of the sand is to get off the bike and put it in first gear and rock the bike forward and back a little, sand will fill...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,849
Posted By Sniperx
Watch this very short video of what we're talking...

Watch this very short video of what we're talking about with the bags...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYxU_lYBHpY#t=44

I expected to see a foot bouncing down the road. I'm very surprised...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,849
Posted By Sniperx
Another thing... Take all the shit off your...

Another thing...

Take all the shit off your bike when you go play. BY that I mean cases, mirrors, windshield...everything that touches the ground in a tip over or that will break from a hard...
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