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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,461
Posted By wannatard
For what it's worth I've had great success...

For what it's worth I've had great success running a 21" tube on the back of my HP2 with its 17" wheel. On one occasion I ran one in there for close to 1000 miles in southern Utah with out a problem....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By wannatard
One of my favorite rides to introduce my friends...

One of my favorite rides to introduce my friends to the dirt would be the mountain loop highway. Runs from Darington to Granite Falls and I prefer running it north to south.
Oh, and welcome to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,295
Posted By wannatard
Thanks! If all goes as planned I'm heading out...

Thanks! If all goes as planned I'm heading out there on Sunday. I'll let you know how it went and send you the track log.
How exactly are you putting these together? Do you just match features to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,295
Posted By wannatard
Wow, just downloaded the app and your Tahuya map....

Wow, just downloaded the app and your Tahuya map. That's some awesome stuff! Thanks!

Any chance you want to do Taneum or mad river orv:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By wannatard
I bought there hand guards about a year ago. When...

I bought there hand guards about a year ago. When I first ordered them there was a small problem with me not receiving everything I ordered but a quick email was sent and it was made right by HDB and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,155
Views: 1,862,447
Posted By wannatard
GSMarc, could you please tell us more about your...

GSMarc, could you please tell us more about your front brake set up? And the machined lower mounts on the forks? Looks like a super sweet set up!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By wannatard
I put a set on my HP2 enduro using there Pastrana...

I put a set on my HP2 enduro using there Pastrana FMX bars and had no trouble installing them. Not sure how different the GSA's are but they use the same controls/lever's.
my only complaint is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,155
Views: 1,862,447
Posted By wannatard
A few of my HP2 from recent trips... ...

A few of my HP2 from recent trips...

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/mrtwowheels/IMG_0706.jpg
http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/mrtwowheels/IMG_0551.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,155
Views: 1,862,447
Posted By wannatard
Here the are a few videos from a recent trip...

Here the are a few videos from a recent trip through Utah.

The first one is on famous Top Of The World trail in Moab. We ran this trail as a side trip as we rode the Kokopelli Trail and where...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By wannatard
For all things snow related I use THIS NOAA LINK...

For all things snow related I use THIS NOAA LINK (http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/interactive/html/map.html). Just be sure to set the data fields on the left to display the information you want to see.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By wannatard
A buddy and I rode the southern half of the UTBDR...

A buddy and I rode the southern half of the UTBDR during the last week of April ans the first week of may. Cooley pass had lots of snow form 9500' on on but as low as 8500' on the north facing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,156
Posted By wannatard
A buddy and I stopped by Needles a few weekends...

A buddy and I stopped by Needles a few weekends ago on motorcycles, maybe the end of April. The lady running the place was definitely strange but was nothing but pleasant to chat with and had tons of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By wannatard
Need a place to stash a truck/trailer near Pocatello, ID 4/21-5/4

A few friends and I are doing a UTBDR trip from April 21st through May 4. We plan to truck the bikes from the Seattle area and would like to find a place to stash the truck and trailer near the north...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-07-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,431
Posted By wannatard
+1:ear

+1:ear
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,008
Views: 1,247,615
Posted By wannatard
In the past with a dead battery I have been able...

In the past with a dead battery I have been able to bump start the 450 by running with the clutch in, bike is in 2nd gear, and dumping the clutch and thumbing the starter and weighting a peg at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,155
Views: 1,862,447
Posted By wannatard
I think all those carbon bits came from the HOLAN...

I think all those carbon bits came from the HOLAN Poland website (http://holan.pl/en/product/24/29/106/532/2345/Windscreen_Rally_Carbon_for_HP2_E). That tail piece looks interesting, didn't see that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,149
Posted By wannatard
Every now and then I find myself searching...

Every now and then I find myself searching craigslist for hp2's and I found this one.....Could it be:eek1

HP2E (http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/mcy/2605155460.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By wannatard
HP2 cylinder stud repair Q's

Unfortunately I had a cylinder stud strip out on me that I noticed while doing a routine valve adjustment. Well I'm over the initial cussing and swearing and have started the repair. I've got the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6,008
Views: 1,247,615
Posted By wannatard
Could it be making contact with the rear brake...

Could it be making contact with the rear brake master cylinder? Has happens to a few others....
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6,008
Views: 1,247,615
Posted By wannatard
I believe the fan switch on the radiator is just...

I believe the fan switch on the radiator is just a ground?? if so unplug the two spade connectors and tape them together. The fan should in theory fire up.....I think:D That would at least tell you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,008
Views: 1,247,615
Posted By wannatard
Have any of you guys had issues with the speedo...

Have any of you guys had issues with the speedo not working? Went for a ride last night and found out my speedo isn't coming on and it's not counting hours, miles or speed. It turns on when I push a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6,008
Views: 1,247,615
Posted By wannatard
Hyde Racing makes one that protects the pipe ...

Hyde Racing makes one that protects the pipe

HYDE G450X skid plate (http://www.hyderacing.com/images/product/bmw/hp_exg_450_r_b2.jpg)
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,660
Posted By wannatard
Not even a mention of the BMW HP2 Enduro? Its my...

Not even a mention of the BMW HP2 Enduro? Its my do it all bike.
When I ended up buying mine it was the HP2 or a 950SE. I chose the BMW for
its ease of maintenance and relative great reliability....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By wannatard
The tab should slide into a slot just below the...

The tab should slide into a slot just below the tail light. I believe a bolt holding the rear mud guard on ends up going through the tab on the rack:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By wannatard
This is on page two..... GS Vids...

This is on page two.....
GS Vids (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=528355)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By wannatard
I would like to see these pics so.....:D HOW...

I would like to see these pics so.....:D

HOW TO POST PICTURES (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=919)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By wannatard
Pm me your E-mail and I can send you a pdf:1drink

Pm me your E-mail and I can send you a pdf:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By wannatard
I'm definitely going to be keeping an eye on it. ...

I'm definitely going to be keeping an eye on it. I removed the stud completely as I was worried it may have stripped threads our maybe something else. When it came out it was squeaky clean with no...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By wannatard
Thanks for all the help guys! Just put it all...

Thanks for all the help guys! Just put it all back together and she seems to run at least a well as before:D

Now the only problems are the worry beads I'm carrying around...I guess it's nothing a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By wannatard
Thats exactly what I was thinking:bash Any...

Thats exactly what I was thinking:bash

Any Ideas if I can re-tourqe to specified values or should I take it down further and do it right?

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By wannatard
Loose bolt found inside valve cover HP2

I decided to adjust my valves and throttle bodies instead of riding today and found this inside the right side valve cover:huh
http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr9/mrtwowheels/micl/IMAG0254.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,792
Posted By wannatard
+1 for the GiantLoop. It works well with my Remus...

+1 for the GiantLoop. It works well with my Remus and Wunderlich rear rack. My only complaints with the it are its inability to keep things dry during monsoons. The main zippers don't seal very well...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,920
Posted By wannatard
Video of me on my HP2 and my buddy on his 1200...

Video of me on my HP2 and my buddy on his 1200 GSA



<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/tTJr9IT7oSY?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always"...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By wannatard
I was lucky enough to find one on here from an...

I was lucky enough to find one on here from an inmate. They sure don't pop up often!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,035
Posted By wannatard
Sorry for resurrecting a older thread but I 'm in...

Sorry for resurrecting a older thread but I 'm in the process of installing the HPN tank and had a few Q's.

How did you gents go about bending the oil return line for the oil cooler? I've been...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,326
Posted By wannatard
Just found this on Ebay FLANGE...

Just found this on Ebay FLANGE (http://cgi.ebay.com/BMW-HP2-R-1200-GS-K-1200-S-GT-Flansch-f-Endantrieb-/360296251851?pt=Motorrad_Kraftradteile&hash=item53e35481cb)
Hope it may help, good luck!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By wannatard
Not sure how you get so far as mine always quits...

Not sure how you get so far as mine always quits at around 125 miles:D
After it happened to me a few times I did some searching and found out the the low fuel unit gets hung up inside tank. Seems...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By wannatard
But I cant keep the front wheel on the ground:D ...

But I cant keep the front wheel on the ground:D

I already put the pickup on the front wheel. The reason I was thinking of the rear wheel was for the wheel swaps and not having to put a new magnet...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By wannatard
It's basically a fancy speedo/tach/odometer:D ...

It's basically a fancy speedo/tach/odometer:D LINK TO IMO (http://www.touratech.com/shops/001/product_info.php?products_id=294)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By wannatard
IMO install on HP2 Q's

I'm in the process of installing an IMO 100R-300 on my HP2 and had a few q's.
Whats the best wire to tie into for the rev counter feature on the IMO?
And has anybody used the rear brake disk for...
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