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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
I've got to move some stuff & I'll try to get...

I've got to move some stuff & I'll try to get some pics next week.
I should tell you it needs a rear main seal, and isn't a garage queen.



JIm


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Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,452
Posted By beemerjim
I've heard you could do that, but I've never...

I've heard you could do that, but I've never heard one. I also didn't know the 1100 was that different-does it not have a cat?
My solution was to just keep my rt for when I need lots of saddle...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,452
Posted By beemerjim
My 04 1150r has the truncated saddlebag on the...

My 04 1150r has the truncated saddlebag on the left, and I hate it too-You'd think they could have come up with a better solution and still had a quiet pipe for that bike -they did it on the RT.
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Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,452
Posted By beemerjim
Saving lives with a beemer?? nice! JIm

Saving lives with a beemer??
nice!


JIm
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
Did you guys get your gas at the same gas...

Did you guys get your gas at the same gas station?

JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
. It's an '87 k100 rs-I haven't tried to...

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It's an '87 k100 rs-I haven't tried to sell it, but it's just been sitting for a couple of years, 'cause I got too many bikes, and it needs a little tlc, and all I wanna do is ride.

JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
. Boy that's a deal--I even have a k-bike I...

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Boy that's a deal--I even have a k-bike I 'll throw in for $600-no mounting brackets though.
JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
Somebody please snap this up so I can't. ...

Somebody please snap this up so I can't.



JIm
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ what wannabee says-all normal...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
what wannabee says-all normal for a klr


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
. Hence the expression "A fool and his...

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Hence the expression "A fool and his money are soon parted"


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Jim
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
. Am I missing something? Over 100 bids,...

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Am I missing something? Over 100 bids, and it's almost up to a quarter million dollars!

JIm
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
. Kawidad Thanks for the link to...

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Kawidad
Thanks for the link to Anton--tons of good info there.
JIm



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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
. Wow-- Nice collection. Good Spotting...

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Wow-- Nice collection. Good Spotting Rusty.



JIm
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
. Beauty Sonny... My favorite color,...

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Beauty Sonny...
My favorite color, and, IMHO the prettiest bodywork of all the RT's.
The 1st time I saw one, I decided I'd have one some day. I ended up with a blue one.



JIm
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By beemerjim
. I'll bet a good locksmith could help you...

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I'll bet a good locksmith could help you out.


JIm
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
. I just removed the seat bolts--Never...

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I just removed the seat bolts--Never had any kind of a problem. (and I fall off regularly too.) Seat fits nice & snug, and never moves.


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JIm
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Looks like someone mounted a...

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Looks like someone mounted a suzuki seat on that KLR. '-)




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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
I'd sure like them-nice of you to offer PM on...

I'd sure like them-nice of you to offer
PM on the way
JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-17-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
Yep, gotta be a scam. I flagged it. JIm ...

Yep, gotta be a scam. I flagged it.


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
Too bad that beauty of a trailer doesn't come...

Too bad that beauty of a trailer doesn't come with it.



JIm


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Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
barkbusters

Tusk--from Rocky Mt supply-inexpensive & strong
saved my levers more than once



JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
xs 650

Here's what appears to be another sweet old Yammie

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4775543659.html


Jim
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
google xs 650 flatracker & see what these have...

google xs 650 flatracker & see what these have the potential to be like.
I've always thought this would be a great project, but I've got too many right now.

JIm


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Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,902
Posted By beemerjim
Gas blower-You'll need electricity up there to...

Gas blower-You'll need electricity up there to power the fan too. Radiant heat doesn't heat what it's not shining on.


JIm
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
Mine's a Z-technik and I get no flexing, and am...

Mine's a Z-technik and I get no flexing, and am very happy with it. I've never seen a National Cycle version.


jim


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Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
^^^Yep This ^^^^^ In fact I bought mine...

^^^Yep This ^^^^^

In fact I bought mine used from a motor officer who moved up to a 1200, and the windshield wouldn't fit his new bike. I figured this guy must know what he's talking about...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 540,698
Posted By beemerjim
another beauty

http://newhaven.craigslist.org/mcy/4629508040.html




Dan Malloy???
:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
I put progressive springs in the front and...

I put progressive springs in the front and changed the oil to 7.5 wt and found a big difference. (putting the right amount of oil in prolly helped a lot)
No matter which way you go, (valve or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
Deerskin ropers at Tractor Supply $20. Make sure...

Deerskin ropers at Tractor Supply $20. Make sure you get the deerskin ones, not the cowhide. Deerskin is more durable and more comfortable.


JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,610
Posted By beemerjim
Rich Thanks for having us along. Eric & I...

Rich
Thanks for having us along. Eric & I really enjoyed ourselves. Fantastic job hooking up all those roads.
It's always great to meet new ADV guys-Hope to see ya'll on the trail again.



The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
I've got pretty much the same list. Ztechnique...

I've got pretty much the same list. Ztechnique shield and hyperlites both made a huge difference. I'm working on the brake lines now as one sprung a leak last week


Jim


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,610
Posted By beemerjim
We'll be at E Otis, and I'll bring my roll chart....

We'll be at E Otis, and I'll bring my roll chart.
Looks like perfect weather.


JIm

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Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
That's a beauty! 22,000 miles is nothin' on one...

That's a beauty! 22,000 miles is nothin' on one of those. Run 'er up to about a hunnert and twenty two thousand, and see what you think. ;-)


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,610
Posted By beemerjim
I'd like one too! If I can get up early...

I'd like one too!

If I can get up early enough I'll try for Winstead, but East Otis is more likely.
If it's not a problem, my son in law will be coming too.

Thanks
JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,610
Posted By beemerjim
I'm interested too. Jim .

I'm interested too.


Jim


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 106,163
Posted By beemerjim
Tanning is a dirty business, and while most New...

Tanning is a dirty business, and while most New England villages had a tannery, ( hence the abundance of Tannery Brooks and Tannery roads) tanneries that tan from the raw skins are all but gone from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 106,163
Posted By beemerjim
That mill in Winchester may have been part of the...

That mill in Winchester may have been part of the AC Lawrence Tannery. Many years ago I was in the leather business, and went there quite regularly. They were located just upstream from the current...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16,682
Views: 1,910,732
Posted By beemerjim
If you're on budget, or frugal (or just...

If you're on budget, or frugal (or just cheap-like me) talk to Top Gun about a new rear spring. Did wonders for my bike.
I have a seat concepts seat that I'm very happy with too.


Jim


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 106,163
Posted By beemerjim
Get a klr--you NEVER have to wash them, and talk...

Get a klr--you NEVER have to wash them, and talk about slowing down to smell the roses.... ;-)
Great thread, and excellent camera work BTW

JIm


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Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,396
Views: 399,716
Posted By beemerjim
At least it's under warranty. Jim...

At least it's under warranty.


Jim...
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