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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 457,030
Posted By SkiFly01
Sherpa

Selling the Sherpa, know anyone? :ear

http://images.craigslist.org/01010_dwtWhpP7Sac_600x450.jpg

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcy/4671720996.html
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By SkiFly01
You can look on eBay or even craigslist along...

You can look on eBay or even craigslist along with the links mentioned above.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By SkiFly01
I ran that setup 2 years ago but with an E-09 and...

I ran that setup 2 years ago but with an E-09 and it was LOUD at highway speeds.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7082/7112720723_ed5dafcc6f.jpg

For the price it has been hard to beat the Pirelli...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,479
Views: 329,851
Posted By SkiFly01
I just remember how Jeremy Clarkson described it...

I just remember how Jeremy Clarkson described it on Top Gear.

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By SkiFly01
definitely not factory, all the BMW plugs I have...

definitely not factory, all the BMW plugs I have seen that are unused have a weather sealed cap or plug on them. Other than that, not sure what it is other than some odd-ball power source for a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-05-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,479
Views: 329,851
Posted By SkiFly01
I think it's alive again. ...

I think it's alive again.

http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Arts/Arts_/Pictures/2007/12/12/thriller460.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-04-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 457,030
Posted By SkiFly01
More of a Facebook ad that is available, ...

More of a Facebook ad that is available,

Contact this guy, https://www.facebook.com/chad.pemberton

if you're interested. It's still in FL (Daytona area).
Suzuki GSX650F
Black with silver and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,859
Posted By SkiFly01
I'm going with the Click and Clack answer,...

I'm going with the Click and Clack answer, BOOOOOOOOOOOGUS!

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By SkiFly01
At only 2k avg a year it would take easily 3-5...

At only 2k avg a year it would take easily 3-5 years before you killed off a set of Tourances. You could go more dirt oriented and still enjoy pavement riding on them, because of your mileage you can...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By SkiFly01
My GF uses the Etymotic MC3's...

My GF uses the Etymotic MC3's (http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/mc3.html) with her iPhone, has a mic too.

The MC2's (http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/mc2.html) will work with Android and if you don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By SkiFly01
I agree with FotoTEX. You had the oil changed...

I agree with FotoTEX. You had the oil changed before storage, oil doesn't go bad from sitting. The tires may need to be scuffed up before you really ride them hard and the brakes may need to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,909
Posted By SkiFly01
As long as the oil isn't cooked you should be OK...

As long as the oil isn't cooked you should be OK to stretch it. Some will advise against it but if you are going to super slab it then that will not be so bad. However, if you have the 30 min, oil...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,490
Views: 750,474
Posted By SkiFly01
I was out on some trails yesterday with...

I was out on some trails yesterday with Newcastleadam <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By SkiFly01
When you get towards the top of the tank the...

When you get towards the top of the tank the filler neck can hinder how much you can really put in. Taking my time I have been able to get in 9-9.2 gal.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,504
Posted By SkiFly01
You may need to ohm test all the ignition coils...

You may need to ohm test all the ignition coils both when cold and hot.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,636
Posted By SkiFly01
Lucky! You get doughnuts at your dealership :thumb

Lucky! You get doughnuts at your dealership :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,490
Views: 750,474
Posted By SkiFly01
To be honest I'm finding better offroad tires in...

To be honest I'm finding better offroad tires in the 80/100 sizes vs the 90/90. I really doubt the extra 10mm of width will really give you better traction. The tires I'm seeing in the 90/90 that I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4,490
Views: 750,474
Posted By SkiFly01
This setup has done water crossings up to the...

This setup has done water crossings up to the seat, woods, jumps, rocks, sand, basically anything I could ride over, I did. Not saying sticks and debris can't lodge itself but I think I have given my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,490
Views: 750,474
Posted By SkiFly01
I did some trimming of the swing arm gussets on...

I did some trimming of the swing arm gussets on mine to fit the rear Michelin Starcross MS3 120/90/18...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By SkiFly01
I ride an '08 and this happened to me but I...

I ride an '08 and this happened to me but I caught it in time to not lose any hardware. The circlip looks to be a wear item and eventually fails, part #5. I brought it in under warranty and it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By SkiFly01
Looks to be a weather sealed plug like anything...

Looks to be a weather sealed plug like anything else BMW makes.

http://cdn1.canadamotoguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/R1200GS_enduro_plugin--720x480.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By SkiFly01
I ran the Mitas E09 for around 8k miles and 2500...

I ran the Mitas E09 for around 8k miles and 2500 of those were from FL to TX and back to FL. Good off-road but noisy as HELL on the highway. Very nice to have for off-road stuff, but I only ran the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,198
Posted By SkiFly01
Still looking to go out there tomorrow for a few...

Still looking to go out there tomorrow for a few hours if anyone else is gonna go.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-14-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,198
Posted By SkiFly01
Looking to head out there on Sunday.:evil

Looking to head out there on Sunday.:evil
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,198
Posted By SkiFly01
Yea, I found some black-water holes i thought...

Yea, I found some black-water holes i thought were shallow but got water over the front fender and surprised me pretty good.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,198
Posted By SkiFly01
I'm down. I'm trying to get a few to go do...

I'm down. I'm trying to get a few to go do Lochloosa too. I went last weekend and found lots of water and just plain fun!
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 457,030
Posted By SkiFly01
Not exactly CG, but looks to be a deal in...

Not exactly CG, but looks to be a deal in Kissimmee for $1,500

http://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/752024/111622828_3thumb_770x574.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,193
Posted By SkiFly01
I did mine recently when I changed out my tires...

I did mine recently when I changed out my tires but I haven't had them come back, it was 6-8 months from death of battery to replacement. Do I need to get them re-paired to the bike itself?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By SkiFly01
Option 1: 90 degree tire valve extension ...

Option 1: 90 degree tire valve extension
http://www.awdirect.com/product_images/large/WSR2ValvestemExtenders.JPG

Option 2: buy a pump for yourself
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By SkiFly01
As stated earlier your pump controller may be...

As stated earlier your pump controller may be out. You can put your fingers on the output fuel line and feel it slightly expand when you turn the key on. If you don't feel it expand then you would...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,324
Posted By SkiFly01
Using a Braille in the bike and my car. Made here...

Using a Braille in the bike and my car. Made here in sunny FL, down in Sarasota :evil
http://www.braillebattery.com/

Lithium vs BMW AGM...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,958
Posted By SkiFly01
Knobbies will be your friend and confidence...

Knobbies will be your friend and confidence booster.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By SkiFly01
I'm glad to have members such as Lensgrinder on...

I'm glad to have members such as Lensgrinder on here, He and many others really make this a nice community to interact with.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By SkiFly01
that would be cool, the part #'s are the same....

that would be cool, the part #'s are the same. Lemme know your results.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By SkiFly01
Thanks guys, I have done similar procedures for...

Thanks guys, I have done similar procedures for wheel bearings on cars and yes judging by the size of this bearing it should last a long time with the loads I put on it. I did some searching and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By SkiFly01
Steering stem bearing gone bad.

So, I get back into town after having the fuel strip replaced...again. I notice the handlebars feel weird, at first I thought it was the front tire worn down but closer inspection I can move the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,815
Posted By SkiFly01
I have read that the E09 front will wear fast,...

I have read that the E09 front will wear fast, like 2 for every rear. I ran the E09 rear with a TKC80 front, turned out to be a good combo.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,490
Views: 750,474
Posted By SkiFly01
Still digging into the starter grinding issue I...

Still digging into the starter grinding issue I have with mine. Finally found the correct bolt to remove the flywheel since there was no real info out on this. The motion pro and bike master tools...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,549
Posted By SkiFly01
From my understanding it is to keep exhaust...

From my understanding it is to keep exhaust velocity up, which helps in power. It's biggest benefit is in low rpm.

This explains it in more detail....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By SkiFly01
I am running the Scorpions and I have been pretty...

I am running the Scorpions and I have been pretty happy with them,
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8173/8013525114_57d3c0295c_z.jpg
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8172/8013526610_716572d179_z.jpg
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