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Forum: Equipment 04-09-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By yelostn78
My issue is that I am a vector- In the forehead...

My issue is that I am a vector- In the forehead and back of the head, but the in the middle length for me is longer- Like a rectangle with rounded edges. (I have way to much time on my hands to think...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By yelostn78
I wear and Eight also, but very long oval- I...

I wear and Eight also, but very long oval- I tried the quantum and the signet, and now the profile and no luck. Guess I will just get some wet fiberglass and make my own!:D
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,388
Posted By yelostn78
very long very oval xxxl head

Tried the XXXL profile today- It was too round, I will return it tomorrow. Talk about pressure on my forehead, and the sewing seams run right down the center of the forehead so it is like sand paper-...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2009, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By yelostn78
arai profile xxxl

Well My xxxl profile came in today. Guess I will keep wearing my Signet GT xxxl helmet- THe profile is more round than the signet, and the shell is shallow and round more than oval- Fits like a XXL...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By yelostn78
I agree that it is a fast trip with a long...

I agree that it is a fast trip with a long schedule, and CO and UT have been explored in depth on past trips, and will be explored on future trips again as well. This trip is a saddle time, scenic...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By yelostn78
You are correct on the number of passes and time...

You are correct on the number of passes and time for arches, and going in depth, The only region I have not really spent serious amounts of time in are northern California and western nevada. Being a...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By yelostn78
western US trip

Hey all been awhile since I had a trip planned, so here is another.
If you have ever taken history courses at a college, there are survey courses, and in depth specialty courses- I like my trips to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,736
Posted By yelostn78
Saw long way down tonight

Good crowd, maybe 3/4 full(theater) Pretty well edited I thought-
Especially for the amount of stuff they cut out. It was really nice having the movie start without previews- Other than the cool...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By yelostn78
My final drive bearing failed last weekend. I...

My final drive bearing failed last weekend. I replaced it today- bought the three claw 5" puller from sears- It is the one with the cage(says it is the cage that makes the difference on the package-...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,389
Posted By yelostn78
say what you want, I am going. Not often get to...

say what you want, I am going. Not often get to see one of my favorite hobbies on the big screen, even if they have a support team.
It would be cool if they played the long way round- the longer...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By yelostn78
Total from the local BMW shop for the bearing the...

Total from the local BMW shop for the bearing the seal and the oring was around 180-200 with tax, still kind of high-
But the bike IS worth every penny.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By yelostn78
another another final drive thread

No real pics or story, just after turning 58,000 miles my final drive main bearing went out- :puke2 Fluid fountain all over the place from the seal leaking onto the moving tire. I pulled the fill and...
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 109,866
Posted By yelostn78
The Mrs. and I carry around scale models of the...

The Mrs. and I carry around scale models of the bikes for pics just like this:D
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 109,866
Posted By yelostn78
Dear Motoport, ...

Dear Motoport,
http://yelostn78.smugmug.com/photos/221799545_WGGkn-M.jpg
A couple years back now The Mrs and I bought your stretch Kevlar Ultra 2 jacket and pants- ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By yelostn78
http://yelostn78.smugmug.com/photos/215983460_hGuC...

http://yelostn78.smugmug.com/photos/215983460_hGuCU-M.jpg
this is on the wife's f650gs, but on my 1150 it is in a similar location- see the round red button just to the right of the handlebar...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,625
Posted By yelostn78
I must recommend the transmission hard parts and...

I must recommend the transmission hard parts and the steering hard part- like the guys said cheap insurance- and the givi luggage I think will be fine- like you said the future Mrs. likes the hand...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By yelostn78
My Dad and I are switching to the bronze bushings...

My Dad and I are switching to the bronze bushings on our bikes next friday-
we did get ours through rubber chicken, look for a thread on it, sorry to hi-Jack
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,575
Posted By yelostn78
How is 299 outlandish when the bike costs over...

How is 299 outlandish when the bike costs over 14000.00 when new, the luggage costs around 1250.00, the crash bars are around 400.00, the custom seat costs around 600.00, the custom shocks cost...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By yelostn78
beemer boneyard has a good deal on that stuff ...

beemer boneyard has a good deal on that stuff

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/11421460845lc.html


that is the link for the 12 pack, they also have a 6 pack, crush washers, orings, hall sensors,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-19-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By yelostn78
I know some folks have had issues with them, but...

I know some folks have had issues with them, but overall they have a great customer service group. They are also about 7 miles from my house- and my brother works there- He loves it- great work...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By yelostn78
great buy! looks good in black and has plenty of...

great buy! looks good in black and has plenty of the high dollar farkles already.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 20,894
Posted By yelostn78
Man that bike looks great, the decals show really...

Man that bike looks great, the decals show really well. I like the light switches with LEDS, I have been thinking about a three way switch to do the same thing- left for fog, right for driving,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 74,736
Posted By yelostn78
what is realy funny is My brother rode his bike...

what is realy funny is My brother rode his bike to san francsico to meet a buddy that bought a R80GS and flew out there from Kansas- almost a carbon copy of your story- I thought at first maybe it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,911
Posted By yelostn78
keep up the posts:D

keep up the posts:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 156,229
Posted By yelostn78
Find out why the oil temp regulator located in...

Find out why the oil temp regulator located in the oil pump is always open. Anyone else with this noise also have a noticeably hot oil cooler with one bar on the temp gauge?I have a 2000 R1150GS,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,789
Posted By yelostn78
Wow, that sucker is huge- You know when you...

Wow,
that sucker is huge-
You know when you go camping, and there are those folks that always forget something, or something breaks, or they bum something off of you because you have extra-
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,609
Posted By yelostn78
hard to say, but I think you are in a good ball...

hard to say, but I think you are in a good ball park- for the bike sans farkles
Right now though is prime riding season- and prime buying season just ended- especially with the introduction of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,671
Posted By yelostn78
I bought some stuff in a triangle shaped tube...

I bought some stuff in a triangle shaped tube from Best buy in the car audio section that was aorund $15 I think- I covered the entire C-Cut in the Pannier(outside) and then purchased a surplus us...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,474
Posted By yelostn78
+1 to JVB post on the rubber piece- I need to do...

+1 to JVB post on the rubber piece- I need to do something-
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By yelostn78
new thread answering this in GSpot

new thread answering this in GSpot
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,474
Posted By yelostn78
Finally! the Swagelok Quick connect install thread

Well I have told many I would do this, and in the original Mcmaster carr reliability thread there are some good pics and tips as well.

what is needed-

qty 4 high pressure hose clamps
extra...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,286
Posted By yelostn78
Coming over Wolf Creek pass- To closed gates on...

Coming over Wolf Creek pass- To closed gates on the downhill side-
http://yelostn78.smugmug.com/photos/62014957_FWkyB-M.jpg
http://yelostn78.smugmug.com/photos/62014961_6pZTy-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,428
Posted By yelostn78
So is the new Infantry museum finished- I have...

So is the new Infantry museum finished- I have not been there since a Graduation ceremony for Ranger school back in 02- Then it was in the old post hospital. Place looks great- What about the four...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By yelostn78
Sorry, been busy with work. The speed...

Sorry, been busy with work.

The speed bleeders are nice for the front- not really necessary for the back- Not sure on the abs- I used the mighty vac with a small amount of vacuum, just enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By yelostn78
I love having the most replies to my own threads...

I love having the most replies to my own threads that are other than ride reports!:huh

I rechecked everything today- after being away from the bike I made a checklist of most of what was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By yelostn78
I tried that one, but no luck, I think the POP...

I tried that one, but no luck, I think the POP sound that I am hearing instead of the click at the 3mph test is the gremlin- now finding out what it is and how to fix it is the key.

I am fairly...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By yelostn78
Not a bad idea at all- my next step after...

Not a bad idea at all- my next step after checking responses here is to schedule it for checking on the computer at the dealer- I am hoping that one of our many techo genius types is reading this. ....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By yelostn78
Question abs II problems

When I start the bike and roll at 3 mph and the click click happens I get a click POP and then the abs lights blink alternating 1 second intervals- when I hit the abs button the bottom light stays...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 44,567
Posted By yelostn78
if that new blue that is in the germany pic comes...

if that new blue that is in the germany pic comes tot he states- then my 1150 gs is goin in on trade- I used to have a 1999 blue R1100R- my first bike ever- I traded it for a GS when the 1150 came...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,084
Posted By yelostn78
I thought the "boomerangs" were hard plastic, if...

I thought the "boomerangs" were hard plastic, if they are metal, then it is a good point about the rock chips and bug guts and stuff, but still not totally sold on it, but I am coming around to it,...
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