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Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By fat pat
My 1150GSA was an '04. Believe it had the same...

My 1150GSA was an '04. Believe it had the same brakes. I think I remember concerns with the system that if it sits idle for long periods the brake system may have problems. With the low mileage on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By fat pat
I believe it does. This ABS system will be...

I believe it does. This ABS system will be similar to the one I had on my 1150GSA, no?
Thanks to all for your replies.
Pat
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By fat pat
2006 R1200GS/A: Any known issues?

Hi All- I am looking at a very low mileage 2006 R1200GSA. Looks like standard stock model.
Does this year/model have any known issues that should concern me?
Thanks,
Pat
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,030
Posted By fat pat
Gross understatement. Beauty.

Gross understatement. Beauty.
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 1,437,298
Posted By fat pat
Nice...

Any chance of a shot with the lava flow in the background?
Pat
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,945
Posted By fat pat
this thread went dormant for seven months and the...

this thread went dormant for seven months and the pissing contest resumed in less than 24 hours.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Decided to just clean up the wheels and use...

Decided to just clean up the wheels and use as-is. This after spending part of last week riding a friend's '40 HD that has had practically no beautification since new. My wheels look showroom...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By fat pat
Could you please elaborate? I have not heard of...

Could you please elaborate? I have not heard of this one before.
Thanks,
Pat
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,660
Posted By fat pat
WTB: /5 SWB Seat

Looking for seat for /5 SWB. Not worried about appearance, just need solid seatpan. Planning to make single/police-type seat. Please PM me if you have something.
Thanks,
Pat
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,729
Posted By fat pat
Happy Birthday, and thanks for this thread!

Happy Birthday, and thanks for this thread!
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Bill- Thank you. I am heading out the door for...

Bill-
Thank you. I am heading out the door for a trip to NC. Will check on your questions and respond Sun/Mon. Have a good weekend.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
not worried about the appearance...so no need to...

not worried about the appearance...so no need to wrap them to hide anything. just going for structural integrity.
a huge pile of debris fell out of them when i removed them. i'm worried that they...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
thanks, kendall. it's about to get cold here,...

thanks, kendall. it's about to get cold here, and i thought this might take my mind off of it. i have no idea what to do in the winter...might as well get this thing running.
hope all is well with...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Thanks, Garth. Is there really a chance that the...

Thanks, Garth. Is there really a chance that the software would not have disintegrated after 43 years? I've seen a lot of pictures of these things disassembled and they all look like goo. Mine...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Hi all...travel last week took me out of the mix....

Hi all...travel last week took me out of the mix. Wanted to post some updates. Finished removing/cleaning/reinstalling the oil pan. New gasket with the vinegar-scented sealant. Went from this:
...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By fat pat
oh, now i see it. how did i miss that?

oh, now i see it. how did i miss that?
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,729
Posted By fat pat
[QUOTE=danedg;25213762]http://danedgcomb.smugmug.c...

[QUOTE=danedg;25213762]http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/513/i-58PxgCk/0/L/DSCN9050-L.jpg

Man, I am diggin' your workshop...hardwood floors...way too cool.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Thanks, Garth. Good advice on running the engine...

Thanks, Garth. Good advice on running the engine first. The fork gaiters are trashed, so I thought I'd replace the innards while they were apart. Will also check the shoes. Going out now to put...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By fat pat
Congratulations, Bill. All of your help is even...

Congratulations, Bill. All of your help is even more impressive knowing you ride that much. Best of luck on the next 100k.
Best,
Pat
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,818
Posted By fat pat
I'll feel better if I believe it's a fake. That...

I'll feel better if I believe it's a fake. That way none of missed out on anything. The person that posted it is just screwing with us.
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,305
Posted By fat pat
Really nice. I'd like to see it with a /5...

Really nice. I'd like to see it with a /5 bucket.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Thanks, Greg, added to the list. Hope you're...

Thanks, Greg, added to the list.
Hope you're feeling better.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Planning

http://scoots.smugmug.com/Scoots/i-8BptXtf/0/L/IMG_1188-L.jpg

I would like to make a 'to do' list for the project. I am asking for your help in creating the list, and will also be asking for a...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,729
Posted By fat pat
Ok, here are some pics...hope they help. I could...

Ok, here are some pics...hope they help. I could not find any markings that would indicate the manufacturer. I am sure someone here will figure it out.
Best,
Pat
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Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,066
Posted By fat pat
Is that an English riding saddle? Hmmm...

Is that an English riding saddle? Hmmm...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,775
Posted By fat pat
Where would the rest of us be without zip ties?

Where would the rest of us be without zip ties?
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 1,437,298
Posted By fat pat
That could be a corner of my garage. Pat

That could be a corner of my garage.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,729
Posted By fat pat
I'll get you the info before the end of the...

I'll get you the info before the end of the week...pretty busy at work and the bike is under a cover in the back of the garage. Might be able to get it Wednesday evening. Sorry for the delay.
Pa
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 1,437,298
Posted By fat pat
That's a little more patina than I am after...

That's a little more patina than I am after...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 1,437,298
Posted By fat pat
If that's the worst thing you see, you're not...

If that's the worst thing you see, you're not looking closely enough. But thanks for noticing! Any/all help/feedback welcome on the project.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Bill, Many thanks, great help on both. Pat

Bill,
Many thanks, great help on both.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,729
Posted By fat pat
You could make up for it by posting more pictures...

You could make up for it by posting more pictures of this rig...
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Bill, do you have a brand of the silicone sealant...

Bill, do you have a brand of the silicone sealant you could recommend? Clymer recommends "Threebond 1216 gasket sealer."
Thanks,
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Thanks, will do. Pat

Thanks, will do.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Hi Greg-Hope the surgery went well. Tough...

Hi Greg-Hope the surgery went well. Tough getting older, but it beats the alternative.
Surfaces look very clean. Not sure if that's because the last gasket was cork...that may have also led to the...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Thanks, Bill, got it. Pat

Thanks, Bill, got it.
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Hi Bill- Which side(s) of the gasket should get...

Hi Bill-
Which side(s) of the gasket should get the sealant, block, pan, or both?
Thanks,
Pat
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,171
Views: 1,437,298
Posted By fat pat
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 204,729
Posted By fat pat
Hi Charlie- Thanks fore the kind words. Not...

Hi Charlie-
Thanks fore the kind words. Not sure of the side stand, was on the bike when I bought it. I'll take a look and see if I can figure out the make.
My bike is a '66 R69S that I bought...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By fat pat
Renner/bpeckm- Wow, you guys are quick! I'm...

Renner/bpeckm-
Wow, you guys are quick! I'm glad I have the right gasket, will re-use the fasteners with a bit of blue loctite and the proper torque.
One day at a time,
Pat
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