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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Bugger....you may want to look at older ones but...

Bugger....you may want to look at older ones but still very strange, same part number for all the early paralevers.Same boot that's for sure but I'll measure the FDs and see if there could be a...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 10:47 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
No no....I used it skillfullly.:wink: Some PO up...

No no....I used it skillfullly.:wink: Some PO up there should have yielded the hammer to someone else.:eek1I know....had to rescue someone before when he installed OEM bearings the wrong...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By H96669
Forget the hardware stores...! Any good...

Forget the hardware stores...!

Any good hydraulic shop in your neighborhood? They'd know or at the very least find you an adapter.12x1.5 to "whatever size" NPT seems to be pretty common, they...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Interesting...I'll go check what I have here,...

Interesting...I'll go check what I have here, size should be marked on it. Came from a R100GS with boot: 33 17 1 452 504. Same boot for just about all the Paralevers if I believe the parts fiche. But...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
I'll look I may have another one you could have....

I'll look I may have another one you could have. If not any Paralever BMW pre-19xx should have such, same boot.

Princess Auto? Maybe I should have a better look at the SS straps they have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
I just posted the links for hose specs above....

I just posted the links for hose specs above. Sure looks like 30R9 submerged would take us home.:wink:

I have bits & pieces of BMW hoses....carb diaphragms etc...submerged in Lab Grade Ethanol....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
I need to head south of the border for a...

I need to head south of the border for a deal....Napa here as they say in QC "inNapa" for "y'en a pas".:wink:

Maybe too early to go to Colville WA and the closest O'Reilley? Not really...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Smart move....I'll move from the computer in a...

Smart move....I'll move from the computer in a few minutes and pull out the tools. And I just bought some new metalworking and woodworking clamps.:D

Talking clamps but BMW specific, anyone that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
Ok then...I wasn't going to post that here but...

Ok then...I wasn't going to post that here but there you go:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-5GQZxVaOeYY/VPMwy3qjLGI/AAAAAAAAFGI/dBpdLDP44Ho/w739-h554-no/DSC05742.JPG

One end was preformed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Or screwed up when he installed a set of OEMS?...

Or screwed up when he installed a set of OEMS? Put the race in the wrong way and could be lots of fun to remove and re-install the right way. Race lip will disappear behind the lip on the casting.:D...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Hey thanks Mr.MFOF.....!:clap ...

Hey thanks Mr.MFOF.....!:clap

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-twutd9Udbeo/VPHlN-IRpQI/AAAAAAAAFFc/-ev3c_OvOhk/w739-h554-no/DSC05740.JPG


Ford...:lol3 I was brazing something after that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
I know and rather expensive at something like...

I know and rather expensive at something like $20.00/ft.:cry I'll keep looking but I don't really need all that stuff. But as a just in case,6" or so under the seat with the 30R9 may help someone...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By H96669
Oil pressure gauges are good....twice lost a lot...

Oil pressure gauges are good....twice lost a lot of oil pressure on the old GMC van. Usually ran below specs for that old engine...35psi but down to 20psi and that worried me.

Fixed by replacing...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
The zipties:clap....worked very well thank you to...

The zipties:clap....worked very well thank you to bend/preform a hose in a U-shape very close to the in-tank one.:evil

3-4 zipties to prevent the hose from collapsing, another one to form the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Ford yeah....:puke1 I come from a rather long...

Ford yeah....:puke1 I come from a rather long line of GM dealers going back to the 40's.:D

But I didn't feel like cutting into new steel.:lol3 I may look again and make one with an old wrench as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Tighten with something like that.....darn my...

Tighten with something like that.....darn my friend said that I was wasting a perfectly good Westward 1 1/4".:lol3

Well well I said....got two of them and the other one is better/shinier. When is...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By H96669
Sure looks like Ducati redesigned the oil cooler...

Sure looks like Ducati redesigned the oil cooler lines. Brand new 2014 at the not so local shop.
...
Forum: Canada 02-25-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By H96669
The Flathead Valley.....:clap Nice backroads to...

The Flathead Valley.....:clap Nice backroads to ride around there.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
Thanks for the correction 1 3/16" it is.:clap Too...

Thanks for the correction 1 3/16" it is.:clap Too much stuff/homemade special tools so I was comparing to the 36mm(?) which may be required to work on something very close to the pivots. But not with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 935
Posted By H96669
:eek1 :cry:cry:cry What's the lawsuit all...

:eek1 :cry:cry:cry

What's the lawsuit all about?:ear
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By H96669
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-3qsiSPfHN5Q/VO3...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-3qsiSPfHN5Q/VO3kprPBW9I/AAAAAAAAFDk/zGbo7QD8TNs/w851-h554-no/Top.jpg
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By H96669
Talk to the linesmen if you see them work up the...

Talk to the linesmen if you see them work up the pole in your neighborhood? Pretty big stuff in yellow, they may drop some as they work up there.:wink:

1 1/2"....that's on my list for this week...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,459
Posted By H96669
$200.00???....phew I paid way less than that for...

$200.00???....phew I paid way less than that for the GM. But funny the tire shop didn't catch it with their little reset toy and that happened as soon as I did a free switchover.And they are really...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By H96669
Sleeping pads.:clap...the Root brand ones are...

Sleeping pads.:clap...the Root brand ones are very good cushioning material. I bought one years ago and for $25.00 that was enough to do 2 seats.

Bugger I was back east working in my friend's...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,194
Posted By H96669
Drilling them rivets....use a drill stop or a...

Drilling them rivets....use a drill stop or a piece of pipe over the drill bit.No fun at all when the back of the rivets lets go and the bit goes through the seat cover.:cry


I have to do...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,484
Posted By H96669
I have one of them sockets....been what 5-6...

I have one of them sockets....been what 5-6 years? Never felt the need to cut it and that's even to preload the swingarm bearings on the Ks, same socket and techniques. A few paint marks works for...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-23-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By H96669
Cool that looks just like what I was going to...

Cool that looks just like what I was going to show you when the Internet failed here. Mine is a 12mm x1.5 to 1/8 NPT threads. That one I want to show goes with my oil pressure test gauge, for less...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-22-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By H96669
Let me see....and for the others that may not...

Let me see....and for the others that may not like clicking on links or know about Dropbox.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By H96669
I did all them measurements on my friend's GS a...

I did all them measurements on my friend's GS a couple years ago. He does need a rear rotor, getting close to the Min. That is if he ever rides that bike around here. I am working on that...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By H96669
Plugs look good but too much crap in the threads....

Plugs look good but too much crap in the threads. Hardens up in the long run and may strip the threads when you remove the plugs later.

Yep happened to me way back then.:cry And could have...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,496
Posted By H96669
Covered in water? Hum....I certainly drop baking...

Covered in water? Hum....I certainly drop baking soda on any apparent liquids on batteries. Most times it will bubble and fizz as it neutralizes the acid.

Lets say that mom was tired of mending...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
Coincidentally happening on that other forum. But...

Coincidentally happening on that other forum. But not with the U-hose, just the outlet hose to the QDs on a K-bike. Short and does have quite a bend and very hard to achieve the bend without...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
I think I'll get some of this: ...

I think I'll get some of this:

http://www.permatex.com/about-us/news-events/press-releases/230-new-permatex-self-fusing-silicone-tape-for-instant-waterproof-seals

Could be the answer I was...
Forum: Canada 02-21-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By H96669
Eh! I have a thread somewhere on what to expect...

Eh! I have a thread somewhere on what to expect and even copies of the paperwork required. Forms are online so may save you a few minutes at the border if you fill them before paying the small fee.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By H96669
Not sure about the right color for the later...

Not sure about the right color for the later bikes,BMW may have changed the shade some the last few years. I'll look next week when/if I visit a dealer.

Earlier for sure Duplicolor Silver...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,469
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Posted By H96669
35 years at sea and lots of that in heavy...

35 years at sea and lots of that in heavy seas....my reflex is to jump away from the 12" Henckels/hot pots or just about any dropped tool. Anti-fatigue rubber mats or old carpets then tools/knives...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,496
Posted By H96669
No swelling of the case??? I have a powersport...

No swelling of the case??? I have a powersport battery here I should take to the recycling,never froze too deep 15-20F is about the lowest temps around here but sure shows some swelling.

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
Thanks....! Black book is getting full of...

Thanks....! Black book is getting full of crossreferences.:clapYou are right about the parts monkeys these days, had to force one away from the computer not too long ago and get him to dig out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,922
Posted By H96669
Ethyl alcohol, also called Ethanol.:1drink:wink: ...

Ethyl alcohol, also called Ethanol.:1drink:wink:

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/194354/ethyl-alcohol
Forum: Canada 02-20-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By H96669
I ran into the $500.00 quote from CP a couple...

I ran into the $500.00 quote from CP a couple years ago.:eek1:eek1:eek1 But the parcel was oversize to them. Splitting it into 2 shipments wasn't going to happen, I don't mind giving a good deal to...
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