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Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By spafxer
Recheck the diaphragm under the lids. I was...

Recheck the diaphragm under the lids.

I was able to tell which one I didn't get in properly by watching the slides move while the engine was running.

Or the carbs are not seated properly in the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By spafxer
Eat, Sleep, Dream 9t's

These guys will know !

http://www.ninetowners.com/forum/2014-bmw-ninet-tech-section/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By spafxer
Sounds like you're a capable rider so you'll have...

Sounds like you're a capable rider so you'll have no problem with the bit of sand that is on Elkhorn.. Sometimes S turns seem to come out of nowhere so not having knobbies would cut down your...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,965
Posted By spafxer
Yes, but it is quieter so listen carefully..

Yes, but it is quieter so listen carefully..
Forum: Orange Crush 07-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,889
Posted By spafxer
Bike is blue, but swingarm is silver ! :eek1 ...

Bike is blue, but swingarm is silver ! :eek1


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470371


is this the one?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By spafxer
This might help Cycle Gear Gilroy (408)...

This might help


Cycle Gear Gilroy
(408) 847-1810
Distance
34.7 Miles
6920 Chestnut Street
Suite E-1
Gilroy,CA
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By spafxer
Look up the Mojave Trail and you should find a...

Look up the Mojave Trail and you should find a number of Ride Reports..


Expect............ Sand ! and having lots of fun !
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
His history and passion with the International...

His history and passion with the International Six Day Trials was amazing !
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
That's 7 people. I'm shooting for 5:30 at...

That's 7 people.

I'm shooting for 5:30 at Wood Ranch Camarillo

1101 Daily Dr. Camarillo

Exit Carmen Drive Right turn then immediate left. On the frontage road at Lantana... Right turn into...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
Total 5 so far

Total 5 so far
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
3 of us going to Wood Ranch.. Post up how many...

3 of us going to Wood Ranch.. Post up how many others and I'll try and get a table or reservations.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By spafxer
Since it goes by VIN, I highly doubt it..... ...

Since it goes by VIN, I highly doubt it.....

Why not just deduct the $450 off purchase price?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,987
Posted By spafxer
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 06-26-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,854
Posted By spafxer
The carburetors run much cooler than outside air...

The carburetors run much cooler than outside air due to fuel vaporization in the slide/venturi area... This makes icing a real possibility.

Since it's at one specific power setting, I would think...
Forum: The Garage 06-23-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By spafxer
I Googled Mechanical Code and found a number of...

I Googled Mechanical Code and found a number of resources depending on your location. This will give you some idea if the 2 3" vents can be teed together without upsizing. Does the one directly...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By spafxer
Yep, my '06 last about 30K miles and started...

Yep, my '06 last about 30K miles and started leaking.. Easy to replace.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By spafxer
Sorry for that reply.. I was thinking the Boxer R...

Sorry for that reply.. I was thinking the Boxer R engine ....


Still would say it's plugged injectors or filter or... Some reason it's running lean now and wasn't before the hoses were...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By spafxer
If a vent line is pinched usually you will have...

If a vent line is pinched usually you will have full power until a vacuum is created in the tank. Loosen gas cap to check..

I think some debris has come off the old lines and gotten into the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By spafxer
The Wal Marts usually have motorcycle batteries. ...

The Wal Marts usually have motorcycle batteries.

Try the one down in Eureka
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,699
Posted By spafxer
Zip tying them together ending down low near the...

Zip tying them together ending down low near the oil pressure switch would be fine. The lengths will be pretty close to what the HOW says. Is it 11 and 12"?? Don't quote me on that one. Lots of old...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,699
Posted By spafxer
Still running CV carbs, still must be vented to...

Still running CV carbs, still must be vented to the quiet area of air between the cylinders.



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Forum: Orange Crush 06-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By spafxer
Actually a very good safety question... ...

Actually a very good safety question...

Always disconnect negative first and re-connect it last. Why? If your wrench touches the grounded frame while connecting the +, you will create sparks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8,907
Views: 601,100
Posted By spafxer
At least they played a much more focused game.. ...

At least they played a much more focused game..

When they needed Quick, he stood on his head to make the saves
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,591
Posted By spafxer
http://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/brooks-productio...

http://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/brooks-production/system/product/59/original/F_SERIES-2.jpg (http://www.brooksutility.com/products/59)

...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By spafxer
What a timely post :lol3 When my 950A was...

What a timely post :lol3

When my 950A was much newer, I was experimenting with "front end washout" set ups.. First had Superplush set up the suspension, great money well spent but throw her...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By spafxer
The radiator cap is designed to relieve the...

The radiator cap is designed to relieve the slight vacuum in the cooling system when it cools down. Start by replacing that...

Never heard of cooling system vacuum being a symptom of a head...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,066
Posted By spafxer
I think the same base cap is used for vented/non...

I think the same base cap is used for vented/non vented.


From Jaz FAQ

Can your Vented Caps be used as a stand-alone vent for the fuel cell?
No. Our vented caps are not a ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,274
Posted By spafxer
Ah, it's nice to see the good old LA Weekend Ride...

Ah, it's nice to see the good old LA Weekend Ride group back... :clap

Just like old times ... Sorry I missed the action too.....

Heading up to Northern California on the 950 for some shootin'...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
http://redbulladdict.smugmug.com/photos/230850156-...

http://redbulladdict.smugmug.com/photos/230850156-L.jpg


Why do you ask?

Joel is "always prepared" ! :lol3

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
Name change only. Not closed. :thumb

Name change only. Not closed. :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By spafxer
They do help prevent heat transfer into the brake...

They do help prevent heat transfer into the brake fluid....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By spafxer
I drive from Ventura County... :evil He is...

I drive from Ventura County... :evil

He is set up to pick up and deliver.

Saved hundreds on a valve adjustment with Lior. Worth it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 31,218
Views: 2,920,331
Posted By spafxer
For everyone's information, Cerro Norroeste Road...

For everyone's information, Cerro Norroeste Road is no more. It is now called Hudson Ranch Road... The sign at 166/33 has been changed already and Google maps is mostly changed. I looked up the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By spafxer
liorsmotoride.com...

liorsmotoride.com (http://www.advrider.com/forums/liorsmotoride.com)


Lior is very fair and thorough with your needed maintenance.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By spafxer
When heading south on Highway 25 and it hits 198,...

When heading south on Highway 25 and it hits 198, jog a little bit east and pick up Peach Tree Road to the south again. This changes into Indian Valley Road and takes you all the way to San Miguel. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,604
Posted By spafxer
How about trying a borescope .. Maybe someone...

How about trying a borescope .. Maybe someone nearby has one.

Looks like Harbor Freight has one for $90.. Not sure the quality..
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By spafxer
Consider yourself lucky. Wish we could get 91ef ...

Consider yourself lucky. Wish we could get 91ef :lol3


We get "summer formulation" drops mileage almost 10 percent.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,169
Posted By spafxer
It's not called Death Valley for Nothing ! ...

It's not called Death Valley for Nothing !


Your routing puts you in the hottest part at the worst time. (190 at Furnace Creek)
Please don't think that I'm saying the rest of the route will be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By spafxer
Yep, the cupped washer is almost more important...

Yep, the cupped washer is almost more important to be replaced than the o ring or shaft seal. Once it loses tension, the o ring can't seal the oil anymore.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By spafxer
I have noticed that my '06 bike's expansion tank...

I have noticed that my '06 bike's expansion tank coolant level doesn't go up and down as I would expect. I think you may be on to something here that I haven't seen reported before.

Hose...
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