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Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,164
Posted By mtrhd101
SHOEI RF-1000.. Black, Iridium shield.. Cant...

SHOEI RF-1000.. Black, Iridium shield.. Cant even tell I've got it on except for no wind noise, excellent vent system, super light.. Love it..
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,604
Views: 6,833,231
Posted By mtrhd101
Wife on her bike.. :D ...

Wife on her bike.. :D

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,683
Posted By mtrhd101
Myself I would certainly keep the bike, I might...

Myself I would certainly keep the bike, I might need it more than ever..
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,702
Posted By mtrhd101
The 1150GS is probably the best bike and value in...

The 1150GS is probably the best bike and value in serious motorcycling.. The Suzook doesnt even come close.. Whole nuther league..
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Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,965
Posted By mtrhd101
I've tried a Corbin and Sargent.. I put the...

I've tried a Corbin and Sargent.. I put the stocker back on, I like it best of all.. For very long rides the best thing I've found is the stock GS seat and Alaska leather sheepskin..
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By mtrhd101
Combustion temperature evaluation by spark plug...

Combustion temperature evaluation by spark plug inspection is primarily read by the insulator.. Yours does appear a little hot (white), ideally the insulator would be a light shade of brown.....
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,441
Posted By mtrhd101
Elefant? Oh baby..

After many years of lust I finally put my hands on an Elefant, wonderful pristine low mile example purchased from a fellow inmate.. I’ve owned many motorcycles, well over 100 many being of the dual...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 183,131
Posted By mtrhd101
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,562
Posted By mtrhd101
I hope it doesn't rain.. :huh

I hope it doesn't rain.. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,245
Posted By mtrhd101
Weld a nut to the bolt head if you have room...

Weld a nut to the bolt head if you have room (inside nut only) .. They make some awesome eccentric cam style internal pipe wrench sockets that have phenomenal grip if access allows (sorta thick...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By mtrhd101
Nice find, thanks..

Nice find, thanks..
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,930
Posted By mtrhd101
No, it's slab only and preferably smooth slab at...

No, it's slab only and preferably smooth slab at that.. Some bikes are toys while others are real bikes (GS).. Many may come and go but my GS is a keeper.. :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,930
Posted By mtrhd101
That was my point.. Without the loud pipes nobody...

That was my point.. Without the loud pipes nobody would be able to hear the blip.. It may help after all you have to consider the Harley transmission and the fact nine feet of linkage connect the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,222
Posted By mtrhd101
This is the cure.. :D ...

This is the cure.. :D

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,930
Posted By mtrhd101
Most HD riders blip just because they think it...

Most HD riders blip just because they think it sounds cool.. No blip required on a GS plus it's pointless since nobody can hear you do it anyway.. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,930
Posted By mtrhd101
A GS takes a little time so do come back in a...

A GS takes a little time so do come back in a year and tell us which one you prefer if you still have the Harley.. :D Far as oil is concerned I'd probably wait a couple thousand miles then go...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By mtrhd101
I've always thought the 1150GS was one of the...

I've always thought the 1150GS was one of the easiest bikes I've ever owned to get on center stand.. It balances quiet well and the required effort IMO in minimal.. I think your technique not your...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,249
Posted By mtrhd101
While not the best light stock ever equipped to a...

While not the best light stock ever equipped to a motorcycle as mentioned I've had much worse.. I would rate above average at least.. I installed PIAA bulbs and some 510's now I can see fine.. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,090
Posted By mtrhd101
Push button relay trigger PIAA mounted with 3M DS...

Push button relay trigger PIAA mounted with 3M DS tape.. :D

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Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By mtrhd101
New ride, what do you think?

Got a new ride, what do you think? Gone to the other side.. At least both are air cooled twins.. (I still have my GS) :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,848
Posted By mtrhd101
Bottom line I think it's just too much...

Bottom line I think it's just too much difference.. Your trading possibly the best year and best bike BMW ever produced for the worst year 1200 and the difference is too much.. Even if your dead...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,488
Posted By mtrhd101
Air volume is the solution.. Remove the valve...

Air volume is the solution.. Remove the valve core first and as mentioned if possible push the hose directly onto the stem without any type attachment.. This will give you maximum flow.. You can also...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By mtrhd101
Gently depress gear selector while slowly...

Gently depress gear selector while slowly releasing clutch lever.. Once you get the feel of what it likes it will become second nature.. I almost forgot you have to do it that way.. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,877
Posted By mtrhd101
You didn't mention if the conditions in which the...

You didn't mention if the conditions in which the bike is stored have changed ? Mine sits in an insulated (not heated) 40X60' metal shop and I've never had this problem.. Long as the floor always...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,232
Posted By mtrhd101
I made mine from 1 X 1/4" aluminum flat bar...

I made mine from 1 X 1/4" aluminum flat bar powder coated black.. Mounted with extended stainless hex head bolts using hard rubber shock dampers in between for a little flex (vibration / shock...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,413
Posted By mtrhd101
I vote keep em but I might paint them black.. ...

I vote keep em but I might paint them black.. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,440
Posted By mtrhd101
I like this pic with the nuclear meltdown in the...

I like this pic with the nuclear meltdown in the background.. Artsy shot.. Nice bike too.. :D
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By mtrhd101
PIAA switch help..

3M makes a gray colored double sided tape used by body shops available at auto parts stores.. It's strong and leaves no residue when removed like the cheap white stuff at wally world.. They usually...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,733
Posted By mtrhd101
"Listen, any bike at 400K is disposable if you...

"Listen, any bike at 400K is disposable if you want it to be and all bikes are meant to be repaired."


Yes I agree to an extent but if you start to rebuild a high mileage jap engine you find...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,733
Posted By mtrhd101
I doubt you will ever see a 400K vstrom.. When...

I doubt you will ever see a 400K vstrom.. When the strom is worn out, it will be completely worn out.. It's disposable.. The GS on the other hand is built to last and be repaired.. A 100K mile GS can...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,061
Posted By mtrhd101
I too have ridden several 1200's with some...

I too have ridden several 1200's with some extended rides.. Yes it's faster and quicker but not by much.. To me that in itself wasn't enough of a factor to sway me considering the other things I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,061
Posted By mtrhd101
I too prefer the 1150.. No Tupperware or exotic...

I too prefer the 1150.. No Tupperware or exotic doo doddery just a very capable extremely well built machine.. As another inmate suggested "The pinnacle of GS development IMO" :thumb
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By mtrhd101
If your really bias towards the sporty side of...

If your really bias towards the sporty side of things the 1200 is certainly the better choice being lighter and more powerful.. That said the 1150 in the right hands can maintain a pace to leave most...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,245
Posted By mtrhd101
Very pretty.. :D ...

Very pretty.. :D

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,086
Posted By mtrhd101
It really doesn't matter anyway.. I've run M-1 in...

It really doesn't matter anyway.. I've run M-1 in all type bikes with no clutch trouble.. Lots of KTM ADV guys run M-1 in their wet clutch without problems.. It's good oil and easy to get.. 15w50 is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,086
Posted By mtrhd101
Engine = Mobil 1 15w50 gold cap.. Widely...

Engine = Mobil 1 15w50 gold cap.. Widely available and proven..

FD & Trans = Mobil 1 75w90 or 140 either one..

I use 140 in the trans. and 90 in the FD..

If you have a mechanical problem...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By mtrhd101
Me either man but you know how it is.. Everyone...

Me either man but you know how it is.. Everyone is a mechanic when they don't know the first thing about it.. Besides if you've done it for several years you already know most of it isn't very...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By mtrhd101
True.. Some people claim to be experts, some just...

True.. Some people claim to be experts, some just think they are.. Easy to get a good bluff in on most people here on the good ol' anonymous net where most people know nothing about wrenching but...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 879
Posted By mtrhd101
Not true.. Plugs will tell an excellent story...

Not true.. Plugs will tell an excellent story and it's doesn't have to be a large difference to see it.. You must not have looked at many.. 1-2 sizes in main jets on a carburetor bike will tell on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By mtrhd101
Terrible on road compared to the better slab...

Terrible on road compared to the better slab rubbers.. Noisy and ill handling at best and wear out fast.. Good off road where most GS's spend about 1% of the time.. :D The only positive thing I can...
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