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Forum: Road warriors Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 209,022
Posted By Tmaximusv
I spent the better part of a morning with it. ...

I spent the better part of a morning with it. Getting the old one out was not too bad, but my ogre sized mitts don't maneuver well. Orienting the bulb without touching it and getting the lamp base...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:17 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 209,022
Posted By Tmaximusv
I'm no fan of Dunlops on anything so will keep...

I'm no fan of Dunlops on anything so will keep Metzler in mind.

As for the headlight bulb :becca :baldy :kboom
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Tmaximusv
He said he used 3 bottles of DOT 4 bleeding them...

He said he used 3 bottles of DOT 4 bleeding them so I hope so.

I am tending to agree with the "the system is paranoid" perspective is I'm going to let it go a while and see what happens.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Tmaximusv
04 1150 gs brake oddity

So I had my GS at the only shop less than four hours away that would touch my 04 1150 GS (servo) brakes to upgrade to Spieglers.

Six weeks later I got it back (please don't ask) and wasn't going...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,804
Posted By Tmaximusv
Found out recently from a friend that my town has...

Found out recently from a friend that my town has a "no u-turn anywhere within city limits within 300' of an intersection" ordinance. Not enforced mind you cause state law permits except where...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,054
Posted By Tmaximusv
I keep a couple around for the times that someone...

I keep a couple around for the times that someone wants a ride. As long as you're keeping it in a dry, up dark location there shouldn't be any pronpblem running it a few years past the "sell by"...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By Tmaximusv
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Tmaximusv
:gerg younguns and yer fancy tools. In my day I...

:gerg younguns and yer fancy tools. In my day I used a Dremel grinder by hand all the way around the socket.

Yours is probably a lot more evenly ground than mine!
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 209,022
Posted By Tmaximusv
So I had my wife's 98 out yesterday trying to get...

So I had my wife's 98 out yesterday trying to get registration done but not to be.

The gearing on the thing has me puzzled - seems to be geared very low so I run through first three before 25 mph...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,205
Posted By Tmaximusv
Yeah, I was trying to get rid of that loopty...

Yeah, I was trying to get rid of that loopty stuff at the origin site aaannnnnd - no.

trying to get Google Maps to do a directions from the origin site to destination was not happening either. It...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Tmaximusv
Only problem are my friends who call and leave...

Only problem are my friends who call and leave massages at home that I'm missing a pannier.:evil

Course it's a GS so weight balance isn't that big a deal.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,205
Posted By Tmaximusv
I just went back to the first post and the link...

I just went back to the first post and the link to the Google Map doesn't work any more. Can you check the link to the map?

Edit: I built it myself - does this...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,205
Posted By Tmaximusv
Bumpity bump bump!

Bumpity bump bump!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By Tmaximusv
Not a GSA but i deleted the box and put a tool...

Not a GSA but i deleted the box and put a tool pouch in the hole. No more rattle, clatter, ding ding ding now.
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By Tmaximusv
I bought a car from a friend with it installed. ...

I bought a car from a friend with it installed. It was his dad's and he drove under a barbed wire fence at some point, leaving a couple of interesting scratches in the film. No real harm. The car...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Tmaximusv
Several threads rise to the occasion: ...

Several threads rise to the occasion:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1046083

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913314

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=934071
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By Tmaximusv
Had a bead seat (adapted from car version) under...

Had a bead seat (adapted from car version) under a sheepskin for 5k. Good for commuting but not so much for LD. Kind of a pain to secure anything to the seat to prevent forward slide under hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By Tmaximusv
Spiegler...

Spiegler (http://www.spieglerusa.com/brakes/cycle-brake-line-kits.html).

Having mine done this week (04 GS). Not a BMW shop but one that works on ABS. I'll replace pads but not willing to trust...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,926
Posted By Tmaximusv
You mean like a Limburger, toadstool...

You mean like a Limburger, toadstool sandwich?:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,804
Posted By Tmaximusv
I would be concerned about the power draw of all...

I would be concerned about the power draw of all of those add on lights. :rofl
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Tmaximusv
Have you looked at this thread? ...

Have you looked at this thread?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=994229

Not sure what else can be done if the "actual" is on private land and a reasonable substitute is available on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,804
Posted By Tmaximusv
Bigger problem is that ANY vehicle that is...

Bigger problem is that ANY vehicle that is stuffed to the headliner and looks like the Bev. hillbillies likely hasn't got insurance, done maintenance or give a FF about anyone else on the road. Stay...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 789,848
Posted By Tmaximusv
Robb, check your pm's.

Robb, check your pm's.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By Tmaximusv
GS is not a sport bike. Bags are square, beak is...

GS is not a sport bike. Bags are square, beak is all sorts of interesting and the windscreen isn't exactly a luftmeister. In all, you're riding a brick with wheels and gearing suited to digging...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,337
Posted By Tmaximusv
My moms 2 car fully detached, with demolition was...

My moms 2 car fully detached, with demolition was around 22k in Minneapolis. Price included demo. Not sure how much that helps, but I can echo the others - don't attach unless you want to work on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 23,471
Posted By Tmaximusv
Samwise Gamgee...cause it can carry a whole lot...

Samwise Gamgee...cause it can carry a whole lot of stuff and is most unsportslike in its homeliness.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,804
Posted By Tmaximusv
I worked back stage security a couple of years at...

I worked back stage security a couple of years at a summer concert venue. That vest was the best thing since - ever. Never had a single person push the limits of what was allowed, never had to say...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Tmaximusv
check your pm's

check your pm's
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,543
Posted By Tmaximusv
BMW ON described an App called Greatest Road...

BMW ON described an App called Greatest Road (http://www.greatestroad.com/grapp.php). I DL immediately and began filling in for my own roads in the area. Several aspects for each road review and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,095
Posted By Tmaximusv
So the dual spark 1150s should use one autolite...

So the dual spark 1150s should use one autolite and one...?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 535,753
Posted By Tmaximusv
Hell of a rude thing to do to a poor, innocent...

Hell of a rude thing to do to a poor, innocent Tabriz rug under that orsine, strung out monstrosity.:puke1.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By Tmaximusv
Everyone has to see it at least once, well, just...

Everyone has to see it at least once, well, just because. Just like Wall Drug - checked that box:freaky.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By Tmaximusv
Prepare for brutally cold and windy winters, less...

Prepare for brutally cold and windy winters, less hot and slightly wetter summers and rather odd behavior from natives. Also prepare for very low taxes.

Oh, more casinos than Starbucks, too.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,683
Posted By Tmaximusv
With Hairy in play, how about Herald? Christmas...

With Hairy in play, how about Herald? Christmas themed and has a sharp(ish) first syllable.
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By Tmaximusv
McMaster Carr? (http://www.mcmaster.com)

McMaster Carr? (http://www.mcmaster.com)
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By Tmaximusv
+1 on the every 5 years for batteries, especially...

+1 on the every 5 years for batteries, especially in cold climate.

Not a PS but VW TDI and I "managed" to get six out of the last battery, but it was a VERY mild winter last year so it never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3,707
Views: 551,804
Posted By Tmaximusv
OK, gotta brag a little - Just had front brakes...

OK, gotta brag a little - Just had front brakes done on my car. 157K on them, including towing a trailer more often than was probably prudent.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By Tmaximusv
This. The nylon is coated on the backside with...

This. The nylon is coated on the backside with polyurethane. Too much heat or detergent will cause it to release and degrade the performance.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,633
Posted By Tmaximusv
+1 Also, have you considered "cheater"...

+1

Also, have you considered "cheater" sunglasses or safety glasses with readers in them? Made my world much simpler.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 237,455
Posted By Tmaximusv
What in the world was Big Bird doing out there...

What in the world was Big Bird doing out there and why hasn't Children's Public Television put out a national Amber Alert?!?!?:lol3
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