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Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Knee Dragger
I had Russel build a seat on my GSA seat pan....

I had Russel build a seat on my GSA seat pan. They build on top of the stock seat so, it turned out taller that if they would have started with a shorter seat.:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By Knee Dragger
I had a small bad spot on a R1100GS plastic fuel...

I had a small bad spot on a R1100GS plastic fuel tank. I got some stuff at the auto parts store that was some kind of epoxy for fixing car gas tanks. It had a 2 part deal. Some rope like stuff that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By Knee Dragger
You might be able to use the Daytime Running Lamp...

You might be able to use the Daytime Running Lamp switch to do something different. You probably will need to cut into the wire sleve near were it plugs into the bike & use the wires to the extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,869
Posted By Knee Dragger
In the lock for the seat. I have Micatech...

In the lock for the seat. I have Micatech Panniers, & you have to take the left one off to get the key out. You can't hardly see it down there anyway.:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,223
Posted By Knee Dragger
There was a guy that rode a Goldwing to work....

There was a guy that rode a Goldwing to work. Someone took a screw driver popped his bag open & made off with some of his riding gear. It cost him a $100 to replace stuff & another $500 to get his...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Knee Dragger
Are you talking about the foam / spongy thing...

Are you talking about the foam / spongy thing that kind of looks like a hockey puck?:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,084
Posted By Knee Dragger
I have to wonder if they are waiting for...

I have to wonder if they are waiting for something. Like.. the parts,.. or have people trained to put them on,.. or the goverments's OK to put a band aid on this broken leg, or???
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By Knee Dragger
K1200LT's can have a simular problem. Some times...

K1200LT's can have a simular problem. Some times it is were the zip tie is holding the wire going to the sensor. The wire brakes inside the cable were it flixes on the zip tie. The fix on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,314
Posted By Knee Dragger
Not on my GSA, but ... I bent the trailing arm on...

Not on my GSA, but ... I bent the trailing arm on my K1200LT / Hannigan last winter in Florida by hitting a pot hole.:eek1
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,931
Posted By Knee Dragger
From what I understand, Dynabeads where first...

From what I understand, Dynabeads where first used in over the road trucks. The beads move around until they get things balanced. They stay there as truck plots along at a steady pace hour after...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Knee Dragger
When the rear main crank shaft seal started...

When the rear main crank shaft seal started leaking on my '95 R1100GS, it took 3 trys before I got it fixed. The first try was with a home made tool, the second & third was with the $100 BMW tool. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,335
Posted By Knee Dragger
Spectro made BMW NA's oil for a long time. You...

Spectro made BMW NA's oil for a long time. You could just get some Spectro oil to go with your BMW oil & call it good...Or not..:D...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, ...just a thought...he might want to check...

Well, ...just a thought...he might want to check the front wheel bearings. A frind of mine had the front wheel bearings on a R1150RT get real notchy.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,180
Posted By Knee Dragger
+1 In 1981 I had a 1980 R100T blow over...

+1


In 1981 I had a 1980 R100T blow over in Cody WY. It was in gear, but I had put a cover on my bike & it worked like a sail.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By Knee Dragger
+1 A guy in our local club had his...

+1


A guy in our local club had his sidestand down & broke his neck, he was a quadriplegic until he died 8 years later<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,295
Posted By Knee Dragger
I have Micatechs panniers on my '10GSA. I put a...

I have Micatechs panniers on my '10GSA. I put a tool tube behind the right pannier. I had to make up some brackets to attach the tool tub to the frame of the motorcycle... But... basicly I put the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By Knee Dragger
Does the Tom Tom have a battery in it. Maybe it...

Does the Tom Tom have a battery in it. Maybe it is trying charge it's self & the CanBus is letting it.???
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,535
Posted By Knee Dragger
+3 "." . The heaver the sidecar the better. Too...

+3 "." . The heaver the sidecar the better. Too light of car will have you flying the car. It will happen, & if you panic, you will go into oncoming trafic &/or a ditch... or two.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By Knee Dragger
My 2010 R1200GSA did the same thing when I went...

My 2010 R1200GSA did the same thing when I went to start it up this last spring. I thought it might be the FPC, so I got a thingy to bypass it. Still no start.. It was under warinty, so my dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, the 1941 BMW 750 ccm,, R75" had a...

Well, the 1941 BMW 750 ccm,, R75" had a differential on the cardan housing of the rear wheel used for the first time in motorcycle building for sidecar drive...

...But ... I think this guy must...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,787
Posted By Knee Dragger
Just a thought,... with the lug bolt head borken...

Just a thought,... with the lug bolt head borken off, there should not be much torque on what is left of it. It might come out with a little work with a little punch & a small hamer...or not :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, the header pipe looks kind of small to me....

Well, the header pipe looks kind of small to me. Like it is for a 250 or something.
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,637
Posted By Knee Dragger
I had a few of there seats before. I had a spring...

I had a few of there seats before. I had a spring break on one of them, but I had a back up seat..so I was good. I had put them sidecar rigs useing 60's /2's with /6 drivetrains in them. I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,624
Posted By Knee Dragger
I put one of the Agri Canister on my '10 GSA. I...

I put one of the Agri Canister on my '10 GSA. I have Micatech paniers on my bike & put the canister on the right side under the panier.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,656
Posted By Knee Dragger
If I need to run uptown or something, I take my...

If I need to run uptown or something, I take my '87 Honda Helix

If my wife is going for a ride, we take our '02 K1200LT/Hannigan 2+2 rig
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By Knee Dragger
You can do what ever you want, but ...Just...

You can do what ever you want, but ...Just FYI...A friend of mine had his Gold Wing set up so it would go with the side stand down. He forgot it was down one day & took off . He ended up the the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,925
Posted By Knee Dragger
If your tank isn't full, it leaves room for...

If your tank isn't full, it leaves room for condensation. Then when that slug of water hits the system thing don't always go too good. When it is real cold out the chances of having problems go up. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Knee Dragger
I used 9 or 10 of $5 harbor freight jobs on bunch...

I used 9 or 10 of $5 harbor freight jobs on bunch of stuff around the house. 12V back up sump pump, cars, motorhome, motorcycles,tractors,ECT.. . I found out that they don't last too long. I scraped...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,902
Posted By Knee Dragger
Well, I have a set of Micatech Pilot Cases . when...

Well, I have a set of Micatech Pilot Cases . when I get were I am going, I can put my schuberth concept helmet in the right case, & my one piece Roadcrafter in the left case. Unlike other aluminum...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,416
Posted By Knee Dragger
They look good, but you don't set on your eye...

They look good, but you don't set on your eye balls... I wonder what it is for hight... stock GS ? Adventure? higher/lower???
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,028
Posted By Knee Dragger
My 2010 Adventure also made a noise once in a...

My 2010 Adventure also made a noise once in a wile like that when it was cool out. The dealer had put 20W 50 in at the 600 mile check, I changed it to 10W40 the next time it was done. I don't notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,873
Posted By Knee Dragger
I never had a set of Vario bags . But 2 of the...

I never had a set of Vario bags . But 2 of the guys I went to Inuvik with in '07 did. One of them fell in a sandy spot on the Dempster hwy by Eagle Plans. He busted his left bag off, & had to strap...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,547
Posted By Knee Dragger
PM Sent , ... Thanks Tom :D

PM Sent , ... Thanks Tom :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,338
Posted By Knee Dragger
Is it me, ... It looks like you knock bambie's...

Is it me, ... It looks like you knock bambie's head right off :p3rry
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,721
Posted By Knee Dragger
Maybe the camera on a flexible shaft thing in...

Maybe the camera on a flexible shaft thing in thru the oil sight glass hole .
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 175,896
Posted By Knee Dragger
I would say, with peppy la Pu on the sidecar....

I would say, with peppy la Pu on the sidecar. That the owner is a member of S.K.U.N.K.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,750
Posted By Knee Dragger
With my Adventure on the side stand, yes I get on...

With my Adventure on the side stand, yes I get on that way. I have a russell sport seat that is a little higher that the stock Adventure seat. Combine that with me being 5'6+"3/4 "with a 27+1/2"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,761
Posted By Knee Dragger
Just a thought , They might be from the bearings...

Just a thought , They might be from the bearings on the final drive pivot .
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By Knee Dragger
Here is a video of a final drive rebuild...

Here is a video of a final drive rebuild http://www.bmwlt.com/uploads/lt_final_drive_rebuild.wmv

CharlieVT from the BMWLT group is the guy that made the video. I think he knows how to fix BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Knee Dragger
I rekeyed a set of bags once . After I remover...

I rekeyed a set of bags once . After I remover the cylinders I stuck in the new key & filed off any of the when tumblers that were sticking out. Worked for me:thumb
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