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Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By r1150r
Pull the clutch in...bet it stops.

Pull the clutch in...bet it stops.
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By r1150r
If it's like some of the older units I've had, it...

If it's like some of the older units I've had, it may be a relay in the outside unit. Ants loved to get in there and short them out.
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,837
Posted By r1150r
Tried that on my 2006 toyota Tundra...no...

Tried that on my 2006 toyota Tundra...no dipstick.

Refilled untill it came out the overflow (as the instructions). Problem is the fill volume is based on a tight temperature range. Thought I...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,534
Posted By r1150r
http://www.leeroysramblings.com/omc_model_code.htm...

http://www.leeroysramblings.com/omc_model_code.htm (http://www.leeroysramblings.com/omc_model_code.htm)
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,284
Posted By r1150r
May can find a used set as BMW doesn't make them...

May can find a used set as BMW doesn't make them anymore...the venting machine jacket and pants are nice.
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By r1150r
Oil seems fine...heat not so much. ...

Oil seems fine...heat not so much.

http://tds.loctite.com/tds5/docs/248-EN.pdf (http://tds.loctite.com/tds5/docs/248-EN.pdf)
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By r1150r
Got a new OM starter today, 177 to the door. ...

Got a new OM starter today, 177 to the door.

Battery checked out very good, installed the new starter and all is well.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By r1150r
I'll check it out next time I start it....

I'll check it out next time I start it. Considered a bad battery but the odd whirring sound the starter is making now in addition to it turning over faster makes me lean towards a bad starter. Can't...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,617
Posted By r1150r
2004 BMW R1150 RT (Starter)

Recent trip to Big Bend. Pull over on the Davis Mountains loop for about 20 minutes. Bike would turn over very slowly for about 2-3 seconds and the clock would reset due to current pull I guess....
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By r1150r
Got a set of gauges? ...

Got a set of gauges?

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Automotive-AC/step1/freon-check/ (http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Automotive-AC/step1/freon-check/)

For...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By r1150r
Can't answer your question but consider this. ...

Can't answer your question but consider this. Make sure the last time you shut it down, prior to dropping the oil, it was at operating temperature.

If the thermostat on the oil cooler did not...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 76,740
Posted By r1150r
I was offshore to pump an acid job. The single...

I was offshore to pump an acid job. The single pump skid had a hydro starter. You stroke the handle 100 plus times, stomp the starter and hope its not too cold out. I hated those things.

We...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,388
Posted By r1150r
http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f18/2001-e46-3...

http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f18/2001-e46-320i-saloon-blowing-fuses-anyone-help-t48396/

http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f9/1995-e36-325i-boot-wiring-problems-t208/
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,388
Posted By r1150r
If memory serves me, seems I read where the...

If memory serves me, seems I read where the ground in the tail light area causes issues at times...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,184
Posted By r1150r
Thermostat? ...

Thermostat?

http://www.sterndrive.info/mercury-outboard-parts/thermostat_kits.html (http://www.sterndrive.info/mercury-outboard-parts/thermostat_kits.html)
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 334,604
Posted By r1150r
Post the size rec...I'm reading this thread with...

Post the size rec...I'm reading this thread with interest as I'm struggling with what size to order as well.
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,648
Posted By r1150r
Not sure if this will offer any guidance. I...

Not sure if this will offer any guidance.

I purchased a new battery for my 2008 Goldwing from Walmart...an AGM. Added the acid and waited 1 hr plus for the acid to soak in properly. Sealed it...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By r1150r
Home page link below and go to the "see all of...

Home page link below and go to the "see all of the new closeouts".

http://www.heldusa.com/

Which will launch this page:

http://www.heldusa.com/closeouts.html

for the Dakar pants:
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,335
Posted By r1150r
Held Clothing?

I have 2 pair of BMW pants...Venting Machine and Santiago. On both, the knee armor is just below my knee when standing/walking and yes the armor is adjusted to its highest placement. On the bike, the...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By r1150r
Point & Shoot (Water & Shock Proof)

Another camera thread no less.

Wanting to pick up a Christmas present for my Son. He fishes a lot (salt water).

Seems it's narrowed down to 3 choices:

Canon D10
Panasonic TS1
Pentax W60
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By r1150r
Thanks Jim, they arrived today. Pictures don't do...

Thanks Jim, they arrived today. Pictures don't do justice.


http://i472.photobucket.com/albums/rr88/CIBP/IMG_0159.jpg
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By r1150r
I'll take #3 & #6 if still there? Need to get 2...

I'll take #3 & #6 if still there? Need to get 2 items for each of the Grandkids.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 27,067
Posted By r1150r
This past summer. This was my Dad's old Whaler...

This past summer. This was my Dad's old Whaler which he passed down to my Son. Original 1985 boat & motor. Caught a few reds in Trinity Bay (part of Galveston Bay system)
...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By r1150r
Canon PowerShot SD770IS 10MP?

Anyone using this camera? Opinions? I have a DSLR and was looking for something smaller for trips. Amazon has this one for 160 right now.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By r1150r
X-11 or a Shark RSI. I have a head like a...

X-11 or a Shark RSI. I have a head like a weather vane. Replaced my Signet with the Shark and it fits fine.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/arai-profile/
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By r1150r
MPH Cycles (Guzzi Dealer) is an independant BMW...

MPH Cycles (Guzzi Dealer) is an independant BMW repair facility. I've had them do work on mine before. In the Park 10 area.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By r1150r
I use ear buds and they work fine. I also wear...

I use ear buds and they work fine. I also wear glasses and they are a bit snug inside. I suspect as the helmet wears in, this will loosen up a little. That being said, my head probably doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By r1150r
I got a head like a weather vane. Have a Signet...

I got a head like a weather vane. Have a Signet (model before the Profile). Check out this site:

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/arai-profile/

Purchased the Shark RSI and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-17-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,891
Posted By r1150r
"Auto Locate"

"Auto Locate"
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,415
Posted By r1150r
Placed an order about 10 minutes ago......hope I...

Placed an order about 10 minutes ago......hope I made it in time.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,511
Posted By r1150r
Rode a few weeks ago while in the low 40's on my...

Rode a few weeks ago while in the low 40's on my RT. My hands got sweaty they were so warm.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By r1150r
Thin walled sockets (Sparkplug)

2004 R1150RT, trying a set of Autolites. The secondary plugs (A-4162) are 11/16", not the normal 5/8". Other than going back in with the Bosch, are there sockets avaliable that will fit? Would be...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,525
Posted By r1150r
Got these from a local auto parts (O'Reilly)....

Got these from a local auto parts (O'Reilly). Packs pretty small too. Fortunately I've never had to use them.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,983
Posted By r1150r
Not specific to your question but... Got the...

Not specific to your question but... Got the wife a CL-15 from New Enough, they still have the CL-15's on closeout for $69.00.
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By r1150r
Wicked I've created a MONSTER......or

1st trip with the Wife:

While she hasn't expressed much interest in the past and other than only a few miles through the neighborhood, we decided to take a vacation via the bike.

I planned...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By r1150r
Houston to Yellowstone or 3583 miles in 6.5 days

Several reasons for this trip, one being my warranty is about up and wanted to get in a good shakedown run. Another would be to see things and go places yet to be seen.

1st Day: Houston to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,231
Posted By r1150r
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid...

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0004207.png



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Forum: Equipment 07-28-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,732
Posted By r1150r
Jacket for short folks

Trying to find something off the shelf that would fit the wife. She's kinda short (5'1") but has.....how shall we say......Big Hooters. She takes an XL but the arms are too damn long. I think we may...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By r1150r
must have a pretty big tank then

must have a pretty big tank then
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By r1150r
I seldom change stations. That being said, I...

I seldom change stations. That being said, I keep mine in my tank bag.
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