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Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By ragtoplvr
They use this type patch that plugs the hole ...

They use this type patch that plugs the hole

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Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By ragtoplvr
dad did that, we bought a new spindle. Old one...

dad did that, we bought a new spindle. Old one pretty thick, hard to bend

Rod
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By ragtoplvr
Garbage can of smaller rocks is normal Only...

Garbage can of smaller rocks is normal Only worry when it becomes a 55 gallon drum of bricks. Unless it is really hot, then that is normal.

And well over 300K miles is not uncommon.

Rod
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,516
Posted By ragtoplvr
pragmatism is a good philosophy. Oil lubed...

pragmatism is a good philosophy. Oil lubed single stage is often good enough. Do not get oil less ones.

The reed valves will eventually break, and need replaced. Or you can visit harbor...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By ragtoplvr
Yep, Bendix has been out of that business for so...

Yep, Bendix has been out of that business for so long you almost never see a real Bendix core anymore.

It basically is a one way roller clutch.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By ragtoplvr
wrong You have a bad starter drive. I am...

wrong

You have a bad starter drive. I am in this industry, seen this many thousands of times. Now you should disassemble, lube all bearings, and replace the solenoid and maybe brushes if worn...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By ragtoplvr
I have never done this, but for me, with decent...

I have never done this, but for me, with decent tools, some skills, I would budget 6 to 8 hours, I will be taking pictures, and I would do both sides to de-carbon the heads as well if there were much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,442
Posted By ragtoplvr
02 r1150rs bought 3 years old with about 28K...

02 r1150rs bought 3 years old with about 28K miles. it is at 98k now and I love it as more now than when I bought it.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,273
Posted By ragtoplvr
The bad thing is how deep you need to go into the...

The bad thing is how deep you need to go into the engine to fix this.

The good thing is it is straight forward with few got'chas.

You do need a workshop manual. The head needs to come off. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By ragtoplvr
NO SILICON. It will shorten the life of the O2...

NO SILICON. It will shorten the life of the O2 sensor, sometimes to zero. Silicone has no place around a modern engine, unless sensor safe type. Use Vaseline.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,541,052
Posted By ragtoplvr
The rabbit did not have anti-shit fur. The...

The rabbit did not have anti-shit fur. The rabbit did not have a problem with shit on his fur. Good thing, as when the bear was finished the rabbit would have shit on his fur.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By ragtoplvr
My tranny shifts much better with light oil,...

My tranny shifts much better with light oil, 80W90 and yes, it makes more noise, which does not bother me. The final drive may fail with heavy oil. I do not know if this is true or not, but many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,541,052
Posted By ragtoplvr
Ape Hangers.

Ape Hangers.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By ragtoplvr
They appear to be throwing parts at a problem...

They appear to be throwing parts at a problem rather than trying to diagnose it. You use a clamp on amp meter to check for key off current, and fix the part that is drawing down the battery.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,541,052
Posted By ragtoplvr
No clammy armpits. It's in the pirate rules. ...

No clammy armpits. It's in the pirate rules.


Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,862
Views: 349,154
Posted By ragtoplvr
Polaris, Victory, Indian.

Polaris, Victory, Indian.
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,782
Posted By ragtoplvr
Thanks, learn something new every day. Main...

Thanks, learn something new every day.

Main thing is make sure if I am able the officers report is correct, even if he does not ticket.

Rod
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,782
Posted By ragtoplvr
Well, all I know is I got hosed, and I have been...

Well, all I know is I got hosed, and I have been blaming the officer all this time.

Rod
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,782
Posted By ragtoplvr
when a cop decides not award a ticket to the...

when a cop decides not award a ticket to the asshat, have any of you had any luck contesting that.

Years ago, in a car, I had that occur. Other driver admitted fault. No ticket, and when I...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,815
Posted By ragtoplvr
I have Shinkos worn edge to edge. I like them . ...

I have Shinkos worn edge to edge. I like them . Only about 7K life on the beemer, but then original pilot roads were only 6K. Only used shinko since. On my 6th set.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,138
Posted By ragtoplvr
So how many noticed the head of that screw is...

So how many noticed the head of that screw is drawn incorrectly.


Rod
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,538
Posted By ragtoplvr
for sack mix, the best advice is add more cement....

for sack mix, the best advice is add more cement. About 5/7 lbs more cement per 60 LB bag. Use the minimum amount of water possible that will let it work. Most mix cement too wet, this will reduce...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,834
Posted By ragtoplvr
Usually catastrophic damage occurs when someone...

Usually catastrophic damage occurs when someone gets the polarity wrong.

It is pretty hard to get more than 100 amps out of jumper cables, the connection is just too small. You do boost the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,834
Posted By ragtoplvr
I would expect that any experienced MFG would...

I would expect that any experienced MFG would jump start the prototypes,, use the prototypes to jump start other bikes, and other things like turn off the ignition while cruising down the highway,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,620
Views: 1,736,180
Posted By ragtoplvr
The headstrong son of a friend of mine is...

The headstrong son of a friend of mine is learning about that. The second time his CO said something about how he enjoys a slow learner just not too slow. Of course, he had a much more colorful way...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,013
Posted By ragtoplvr
Florida lemon law does not cover motorcycles. ...

Florida lemon law does not cover motorcycles. Something I am sure BMW is well aware of.

State attorney general may be of some free help. BBB also.

Otherwise you can retain a lawyer, or try...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By ragtoplvr
All I can say is with my sample size of 1, my...

All I can say is with my sample size of 1, my pinion seal weep was 10 times more using Mobil 70W90. I know a few others that will agree. Others disagree. It works for me. Now I use Phillips 66...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By ragtoplvr
+100, use the other stuff at your risk.

+100, use the other stuff at your risk.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By ragtoplvr
CALM FOLKS TAKE A DEEP BREATH 1. Leaking...

CALM FOLKS TAKE A DEEP BREATH

1. Leaking transmission is much more rare than leaking final drive.

2. It is common for the final drive PINON seal to weap a bit, it is a bitch to change, and...
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,470
Posted By ragtoplvr
You also need front forks and possibly more like...

You also need front forks and possibly more like wheel, A arm. After that kind of impact, check everything for straight.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,106
Posted By ragtoplvr
Many many years ago I had never had sex before,...

Many many years ago I had never had sex before, but I am glad I did. Talk about costing money, wow...........in so many ways..... Still, just do it. Besides, it may not be the transmission.

Rod
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 971
Posted By ragtoplvr
+1 on euromotoelectrics. Mine is working fine. ...

+1 on euromotoelectrics. Mine is working fine. Ask me again in 10 years and I will tell you if the replacement is as good as OE.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,087
Posted By ragtoplvr
I buy a BMW I expect that I will be riding it...

I buy a BMW I expect that I will be riding it more than 12 years. My 02 I expect to get another 8 years, when I retire I will buy another just to have one to ride while the other has maintenance. ...
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 44,465
Posted By ragtoplvr
You have empathy, you have emotions, you are...

You have empathy, you have emotions, you are human, this is all good. It makes you more of a man, not less of one. The bad side is when something like this happens. Still, no rational person...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,203
Posted By ragtoplvr
This is not a 50K Porsche engine. It is more...

This is not a 50K Porsche engine. It is more like a lawnmower engine. Use a tap to chase buggered threads. Replace parts. Ride.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,836
Posted By ragtoplvr
On chip and seal roads the tar melts and the rock...

On chip and seal roads the tar melts and the rock chips migrate to leave pools of pure asphalt. This used to be more common when asphalt was cheap, now they do not use as much asphalt. It does...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By ragtoplvr
No more 4th gear wheelies, and long smokey...

No more 4th gear wheelies, and long smokey burnouts for you. No more 1000 miles between tanks either.

Rod
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By ragtoplvr
I have found using farm implement enamel holds up...

I have found using farm implement enamel holds up far better and the stuff is pretty cheap.

Rod
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,836
Posted By ragtoplvr
Play with snakes you are going to get bit. ...

Play with snakes you are going to get bit.

They are slick. Mostly they can be ignored, but high coverage is an issue, especially in the rain.

Not gone down, do not play with them either
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,203
Posted By ragtoplvr
The bottom of the sump has lots of stiffing ribs,...

The bottom of the sump has lots of stiffing ribs, the nut is not going anywhere very easy. At any time, there may be several hundred bikes with the nut lost in the bowels of the beast. I have yet...
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