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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By orgo
Those springs can be made but not bought at least...

Those springs can be made but not bought at least not from BMW.

Mine broke under warranty and they had to replace the whole headlight assembly
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,006
Views: 374,551
Posted By orgo
These are BMW TakeDown Lights. They are not for...

These are BMW TakeDown Lights. They are not for use on road. However I have them tilted down so that I get good daylight conspicuity without blinding oncoming traffic. The dealer added them free of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By orgo
+1 If you decide to bend them this is the...

+1

If you decide to bend them this is the way to go.

Maybe a machine shop or an outfit that makes exhaust systems would have the equipment to bend them with less stress
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By orgo
here's a pic of the side cover. This pic was...

here's a pic of the side cover. This pic was posted by Kbasa back in 2005

http://kbasa.smugmug.com/photos/3858950-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By orgo
Bob t's pretty straight forward Unclip...

Bob

t's pretty straight forward

Unclip side cover That's the black plastic part. It just pulls out. You can gently pull on it to feel where it's fastened then pull straight out from those...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,383
Posted By orgo
That's what I had in mind The ground...

That's what I had in mind

The ground clearance looks good and the bars are narrow enough to make it through the doorway at Starbucks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-16-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,383
Posted By orgo
The aging process is starting to take a toll on...

The aging process is starting to take a toll on my body so I'll probably be looking for a lighter more nimble machine in the next few years
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-01-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
I'm about 100 miles from Nashville so that's...

I'm about 100 miles from Nashville so that's where Ill be headed to get a look
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By orgo
3m dual lock is very secure

3m dual lock is very secure
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By orgo
I kind of plan when I'm going to do a valve job...

I kind of plan when I'm going to do a valve job to avoid that situation .
I don't need my bike everyday and I have a garage . Makes it easy


However I see how that would be an advantage...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,825
Posted By orgo
Ip67

http://aceeca.com/handhelds/ip67 (http://aceeca.com/handhelds/ip67)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,384
Posted By orgo
I actually prefer the camhead valve adjust over...

I actually prefer the camhead valve adjust over the hexhead.

I'm 100 miles from the dealer so I just order the shims online and usually get them in 2 days . No big deal to me. It's not like the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
Since the announcement of the Scrambler I 've...

Since the announcement of the Scrambler I 've been re thinking the BMW F700GS.

It's a bike I really liked but decided on the R1200GS. And I love the 1200.

But I've been thinking about...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
You have the correct page just pick a bike and...

You have the correct page just pick a bike and scroll down until you see the specs and select dimensions and weight
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
The Ducati website clearly states 3.57 gallons...

The Ducati website clearly states 3.57 gallons (US) @ 45mpg would be 160.65 . Of course mpg is estimated and subject to riding conditions
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-18-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
What is a modern definition of a scrambler? ...

What is a modern definition of a scrambler?

In ancient times a motocross would be referred to as a scrambler. But that's not the case today.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,597
Posted By orgo
Sidestand down standing on the left peg to get my...

Sidestand down standing on the left peg to get my leg over a duffle bag is what I always do.

What actually breaks? And how do you fix it?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By orgo
What code on the vin designates lowered bike

What code on the vin designates lowered bike
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,498
Posted By orgo
I believe it's "A" 440 When tuning spokes...

I believe it's "A" 440

When tuning spokes the air pressure must be exactly the max allowable for the tire in question unless using nitrogen

Also if you leave the bike on the center stand over...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By orgo
Bad fuel Techron is your friend

Bad fuel

Techron is your friend
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,782
Posted By orgo
I bought a new B 441 BSA Victor Special . My...

I bought a new B 441 BSA Victor Special . My second bike the first being a '64 Honda 305 Super Hawk.

It must have been the only Victor ever produced that was trouble free and easily started and I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
My second bike had it for 4 years. Zero problems...

My second bike had it for 4 years. Zero problems with the electrical system after the initial coil replacement under warranty. Trouble free trans and clutch. No problems starting the bike whatsoever....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot99...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot999/BSA/DucatiScrambler1968_zpse445c825.pngI'd I'd take either of these bikes with an upgraded engine and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26,556
Views: 5,137,643
Posted By orgo
Hey I wasn't diss'n S10 or any other bike I just...

Hey I wasn't diss'n S10 or any other bike I just found your logic humorous

I read it on the internet so it must be true

I'm sure many could find my logic humorous as well
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26,556
Views: 5,137,643
Posted By orgo
All the stories of "My BMW left me stranded on my...

All the stories of "My BMW left me stranded on my trip and BMW didn't care" really decided it for me.[/QUOTE]

I just love reading these hilarious justifications:lol3
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-18-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
This bike has been introduced as a scrambler. ...

This bike has been introduced as a scrambler.

Not a dual sport , or a sport touring , not a dirt bike, It is what it is. It will compete with other scramblers
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,594
Posted By orgo
+1 Check this one out

+1 Check this one out
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,885
Posted By orgo
I guess ya'll know how this thread is going down...

I guess ya'll know how this thread is going down on the net

water cooled BMW GS not stable at speeds over 40mph:rofl

multiple hits when you google it


I read it on the internet
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By orgo
I was concerned about final drive failures and...

I was concerned about final drive failures and searched the web prior to buying my 2012 GS and actually found very little GS FD failure after 2009 model. I'm not saying it doesn't happen. I guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 405,616
Posted By orgo
Different year GS but the owners manual for the...

Different year GS but the owners manual for the 2012 GS calls for sintered front and organic rear-
Rear brake pad material sintered metal with BMW Motorrad Integral ABS Generation
II OE
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,322
Posted By orgo
I would coat the stud in question with a powder...

I would coat the stud in question with a powder or something that would leave an impression on anything it touched.

Then tighten down the new cover and check it
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By orgo
Total synthetic motorcycle oil

Total

synthetic motorcycle oil
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
That seems like a pretty good price. ...

That seems like a pretty good price.

Lower than what has been previously quoted
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By orgo
How does it ride without the case

How does it ride without the case
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-27-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,447
Posted By orgo
BMW F700GS has the same engine as the F800GS both...

BMW F700GS has the same engine as the F800GS both are 798cc.

they call the 700 a detuned 800.

How do they detune an engine and why?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,801
Posted By orgo
Homemade nitrogen

Homemade nitrogen
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By orgo
It's one of those curious things you read about...

It's one of those curious things you read about on the net. I don't really understand it but it seems to be common.
I doubt it matters too much it's about 8 ounces. Maybe it's a carry over from...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,918
Posted By orgo
I bought a 2012 camhead in Feb 2013 that had been...

I bought a 2012 camhead in Feb 2013 that had been manufactured in November 2011. I just changed the engine oil Transmission and final drive oil and bled the brakes and put in dot 4 when I got it...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 143,692
Posted By orgo
How big of a job is it to adjust valves on this...

How big of a job is it to adjust valves on this engine? And how hard are they to get to?

I like the green a with the brown seat
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,437
Posted By orgo
I've read 15 other posts with the exact same...

I've read 15 other posts with the exact same problem.

It doesn't end good . Get a lawyer and demand a new bike
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