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Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By Mugwest
Exact same clamp you have on your crashbar in 1st...

Exact same clamp you have on your crashbar in 1st post. John only has one version of that clamp listed.

When i said 'soft' i meant the allen screws, not the clamp halves-- i see that could cause...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By Mugwest
I'd second the idea to replace the clamping...

I'd second the idea to replace the clamping hardware-- not just for extra length but b/c they're soft. I was removing the same ADVMonster clamp the other day and one of the Allen heads rounded out...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mugwest
...and there goes the thread. :fpalm ...

...and there goes the thread. :fpalm

Anyway, 32 72 1 232 662 is indeed in the fiche/ETK all day long. Max wants $3.73 each, which got a couple to my mailbox last week.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,385
Posted By Mugwest
We need proof, man. Certs, docs, you know the...

We need proof, man. Certs, docs, you know the routine. :ddog
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,172
Posted By Mugwest
a PUI Garage thread at 1:48PM? :huh

a PUI Garage thread at 1:48PM? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Mugwest
Same here. Did the Right jug back in Spring, had...

Same here. Did the Right jug back in Spring, had new gaskets in hand, and damned if i could get an old gasket out of the head's ports. I took a sharp pick-hook and probed for gasket material and what...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By Mugwest
You got your answer on both counts :nod You...

You got your answer on both counts :nod

You should see my TKC rear with 2 rope plugs in it awaiting #3 :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,819
Posted By Mugwest
I have an air line at hand 100% of the time when...

I have an air line at hand 100% of the time when i'm in the shop.


But this is what's on the end of it:
...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Mugwest
Aye. Pretty much a no-brainer given the years of...

Aye. Pretty much a no-brainer given the years of spotty experiences folks have had with Fram et al. Now cue the guy with 8 million miles on his R90/7 saying Fram is Gold Standard.

Anyway,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,253
Posted By Mugwest
Somebody here is a true MIL-spec Thread Shitter....

Somebody here is a true MIL-spec Thread Shitter. I don't even need to see the certification docs. It's evident.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Mugwest
I have the spare tied in place next to the active...

I have the spare tied in place next to the active cable on the airhead, but i tried and didn't like that arrangement on the 1100 (seemed too busy & cluttered in the quick-disconnect/throttle cable/O2...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mugwest
Murry, some of the folks advising Tire...

Murry, some of the folks advising Tire Noise/effects work on these machines for a living. I know you can't filter out the Professionals from the Armchair Internet GeniusesTM but consider that.


...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,644
Posted By Mugwest
well this has been a fun Memory Lane trip, folks....

well this has been a fun Memory Lane trip, folks. I found tucked in my Haynes book a tag renewal receipt from June of '94, and my RS's VIN was right there: mine was # 455.

And this cool site:...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,644
Posted By Mugwest
Sorry mang, I sold the RS back in '01. I'll look...

Sorry mang, I sold the RS back in '01. I'll look in my docs folder (ie the Haynes manual) to see if i have anything left w/ the VIN, like maybe an old tag or reg receipt. December '76 sticks in my...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By Mugwest
Why not give it a try? It might fit :lol3

Why not give it a try? It might fit :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,644
Posted By Mugwest
My 77's (build date December '76 IIRC) clock and...

My 77's (build date December '76 IIRC) clock and voltmeter were black bezels, but eventually the black flaked off and looked exactly like the picture you posted above. Are you sure there really was a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-04-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By Mugwest
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,983
Posted By Mugwest
I don't have any lux/lumen readings taken with a...

I don't have any lux/lumen readings taken with a light meter or anything, but i can confirm that after the 2-relay EB harness install high and low beams were brighter and better 'quality' (color temp...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,231
Posted By Mugwest
I'll just go ahead and put this here, knowing...

I'll just go ahead and put this here, knowing what's coming: :fpalm


:lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By Mugwest
Not sure why folks find this so bizarre. :scratch...

Not sure why folks find this so bizarre. :scratch
Purolator was an OEM supplier to both car and bike sides of the BMW line from way back. One of the first 'Official BMW' airhead oil filters i ever...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mugwest
Cut the rubber lines very carefully at the hard...

Cut the rubber lines very carefully at the hard plastic fuel distributor (the 'spider') lines-- if you try to pull or twist them off you will be in a tug-of-war that you may eventually win, but at...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,983
Posted By Mugwest
On switch #3. There won't be a #4

Re: melting switch: it's been said here in GSpot for several years that the Eastern Beaver weatherproof H4 relay harness (http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/Wiring_Kits/H4_Kits/h4_kits.html#h4w) is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,047
Posted By Mugwest
Says the FF whose dream bike is a scooter :lol3

Says the FF whose dream bike is a scooter :lol3
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 200,847
Posted By Mugwest
Yep. Has worked a treat on a couple of wheel brgs...

Yep. Has worked a treat on a couple of wheel brgs so far, including one where a German round-the-world guy visiting us destroyed his old bearing (KTM 640ADV front) trying to bash it out with a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,143
Posted By Mugwest
Must be the 'Aging Cream' :thumb

Must be the 'Aging Cream' :thumb
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-02-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,419
Posted By Mugwest
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/SOP/...

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/SOP/WMIMbUZZsAD_zps9432d467.jpg

:waysad
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,589
Posted By Mugwest
A bump to throw some kudos out about Joe at...

A bump to throw some kudos out about Joe at Cycleterminal (http://www.cycleterminal.com/index.html). Ordered some quality sheathing/conduit and some flag terminals for a build i'm doing-- put the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,662
Posted By Mugwest
:stupid Here's the neat-o A-67 firefighting...

:stupid

Here's the neat-o A-67 firefighting pump with 1200 engine:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/5694648524_5724b4bfa4_z_zpsc8579993.jpg
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,125
Posted By Mugwest
Nice thread, i missed it the 1st time around....

Nice thread, i missed it the 1st time around. Good heritage with grandpa's RS-- a '77 RS was my first boxer, so this brings back fond memories.

Good luck with the enjoyable overhaul :thumb
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mugwest
Usually. But OP dude has a late GS, for which...

Usually. But OP dude has a late GS, for which there's but one FD.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-21-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,523
Posted By Mugwest
You should tell us more :ear

You should tell us more :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,891
Posted By Mugwest
I'm a part-time bike thief and i want to thank...

I'm a part-time bike thief and i want to thank you guys for the really great ideas on where to find spare moto keys!! :clap


:lol3
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,793
Posted By Mugwest
:stupid Looks like a cool shop

:stupid

Looks like a cool shop
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 200,847
Posted By Mugwest
Wow-- these 2 posts have made me investigate the...

Wow-- these 2 posts have made me investigate the whole oscillating multi-tool thing. I don't know a soul who has one but now i'm wondering how i missed out on these! I've seen them in stores for...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,940
Posted By Mugwest
Buy stock in the wheel bearing manufacturer of...

Buy stock in the wheel bearing manufacturer of your choice :thumb
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 27,235
Posted By Mugwest
Congrats on the new Grom :super

Congrats on the new Grom :super
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-19-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 23,888
Posted By Mugwest
Pete sounds like a real Good Guy at a very hard...

Pete sounds like a real Good Guy at a very hard time supporting your Ma. R.I.P. Pete
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-18-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 35,393
Posted By Mugwest
Not sure i'd-a told that one, brother.

Not sure i'd-a told that one, brother.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mugwest
:fpalm What's the name of your planet?

:fpalm

What's the name of your planet?
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