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Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By Square4
Thanks for all of the input. I believe that I...

Thanks for all of the input. I believe that I had put on the magnetic drain plug at my last oil change and that may be the reason that the nut was captured during this last cycle. My plan is to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,501
Posted By Square4
Nut in Motor Oil

I was performing my spring maintenance and after starting and running the motor (it ran nice and smooth) I drained the motor oil. When I pulled out the drain plug hanging to the drain plug magnet...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,857
Posted By Square4
Southward Ho!

Jim; it was great meeting you at the Big Foot Rally and I hope that the work you did on tweaking the alignment of your sidecar better prepared the rig for the adventure that lies ahead. Look forward...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,375
Posted By Square4
Big Foot Rally

I met up with Drone and we had a blast going out and riding back roads on both Friday and Saturday. There is a lot of great roads in this area and the other thing to note is that the Toad Rock...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,641
Posted By Square4
Sidecar Training

After the BMWMOA rally I went off to the Big Foot Rally in BC and am now just getting caught up. I wanted to thank Coach, The Red Menace and David Hough for the good sessions on sidecars. This...
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 80,784
Posted By Square4
Beemer Buddies

Are you going to be at the BMWMOA Rally? If not how do I order a set to replace the ones on my sidecar rig that have 13,000+ miles on them. I have worn the left hand one down to the original...
Forum: Hacks 07-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,641
Posted By Square4
BMWMOA Rally

I'm headed down on Thursday to enjoy the activities. They are teaching sidecar training courses on Friday AM for both on and off roading.
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,592
Posted By Square4
Thank You

I wanted to extend my gratitude to Sarah and Michael for providing state park to garage door transport to my home after the rally. My clutch slave went out and I probably could have made it home but...
Forum: Hacks 05-27-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,375
Posted By Square4
Bigfoot

I plan on attending this rally. I have always had a good time at the others so want to include this on my list for the year. :clap
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Square4
Latest Info

:clapI learned from Rukka that that my jacket was last made in 2009. I contacted Gore and they knew exactly what I was talking about and they still make this liner. They are sending me free a new...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Square4
Update

I contacted Rukka and they said that this liner was made by W L Gore and that I should contact them for the best solution. So that is my next action.

Square 4:rofl
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Square4
Leaking valve on Rukka Liner

I bought a Rukka Jacket off of another inmate and really like the jacket. My problem is that it has a liner that can be inflated through a tube located near my throat. The liner inflates fine but...
Forum: Hacks 10-10-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 107,160
Posted By Square4
Volcano Run

Drone; fantastic pictures. This looks like a lot of fun. I will have to put this on my calendar for next year.

Steve
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Tug

Twintwin; so is the tug in the picture of your current rig the one that you modified to put on the LL? Just wondering since if you used a new tug and still had this rig, it would be a good way to...
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Unit Fork Type Front End

Twintwin; when do you expect to have your rig completed and ready to ride? It will be very informative to find out what your experience is for this conversion both the advantages and disadvantages...
Forum: Hacks 10-01-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Comments

KCDakar; It sounds like the mileage and abuse is not related to having a sidecar on your bike. It sounds like you are one that they describe as riding a rig like you stole it.

I agree with...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Miles

KC; this is very interesting and we can all learn from the issue that you are having. I am curious about of the 117,000 miles, how many of these were with the side car attached? Were the 117,000...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
More on gas Mileage

I went down to Golendale, WA to meet with dholoday and see Elmer's rig up close and personal. I had a geat ride of 259 with 15 miles on gravel, mostly back roads and some roads that I was running 75...
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Gas Mileage

I just filled my gas tank and got 28.5 mpg. Since the rig was new with the improved lower end, I have been hitting it hard on acceleration to test the limits and was expecting the mileage to be done...
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Swaps

I agree with TwinTwin, I did not have any trouble doing my swap. Everything fit and used the same shimming for the ABS sensor. I do not understand what Tom Cutter is referring to. If you get some...
Forum: Hacks 09-17-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Final Drive Ratios

Drone; I would be up for getting together and comparing rigs. I am going to try to get down to White Salmon and see Elmer's former rig because he had done some neat things to it and I would like to...
Forum: Hacks 09-17-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,900
Posted By Square4
Final Drive Experience/Thoughts

I have a 2002 R1150 GS Adventure that has a DMC M72D sidecar mounted to it. I have put about 15,000 miles on the combination and it has performed well. I have made changes and improvements during...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,362
Posted By Square4
Front Tire

Drone; these AVON tires seem to have a good pattern for paved roads but they do not appear to be as aggressive as the Heidenau tire that you are using. The question would be which will work better...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 80,784
Posted By Square4
Wear of covers

Dave

I put a pair of these on my bike back in November 2010 as I recall and probably have put on 10,000 miles. My rig has a sidecar and notice that the left cover is starting to fray the outside...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,979
Posted By Square4
Fried Clutch

Drone; can you explain what happened to your clutch? Where you able to make it back under power? Did you have to get towed? Did the clutch just go or was it something that started to deteriorate...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,979
Posted By Square4
Can't Make It

Drone; I'm off to Washington, DC tomorrow and can not make it, beside you are starting on the wrong side of the Cascades. I was thinking that with your front shock being blown that all you have to...
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,626
Posted By Square4
Charlie; great to meet you at the USCA rally...

Charlie; great to meet you at the USCA rally last week. The thing that surprised me was that your rig seemed to handle well on the forest roads and your dogs were sleeping when you were bouncing...
Forum: Hacks 07-16-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By Square4
I will be there on Thursday and it sounds like...

I will be there on Thursday and it sounds like Drone has a well thought out plan. I'm up for it and only need to do a few things to get ready to go.

Regarding sidecar rigs when you are the...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By Square4
Laugh Rig

Drone: never have figured out how to post pictures on this site or for that matter any other site. You have seen my rig before at the Chelan Rally. It is a sliver grey bike with a black DMC M72D. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By Square4
Thumb Back Road Riding at USCA Rally

I was wondering if anyone was planning on exploring some of the back roads around Coeur d"Alene, ID during the USCA National rally that will be coming up? I would like to do that and thought that if...
Forum: Hacks 07-08-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,307
Posted By Square4
I'm Going

I plan to head out from Richland, WA at a reasonable hour and show up on Thursday afternoon. Will look at roads to see if there are some that I have not ridden and select a route that will will be...
Forum: Hacks 07-06-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,373
Posted By Square4
Pour a little oil on the pavement below your bike...

Pour a little oil on the pavement below your bike so that you leave the traditional harley territory marking symbol!!
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,904
Posted By Square4
Thumb Actually what happened was that I wrote it and...

Actually what happened was that I wrote it and was reviewing it when I got interrupted. When I got back to finish my review I forgot where I was and messed it up. I just went down to the John Day...
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,329
Posted By Square4
Mr Cob; You have a 1150 GS that with the...

Mr Cob;

You have a 1150 GS that with the 3.36 you say runs 70 mph at 4,000 rpm.

I have a 1150 GSA and it has the 2.82 rear end and it runs 70 mph at 3,900 rpm now. That is indicated speed...
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,904
Posted By Square4
BMWzenrider; It was late last night when I...

BMWzenrider;

It was late last night when I was sending my last response and see that I stated something incorrectly. So I want to clarify it.

AT 32 # I got under inflated wear pattern oon...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,329
Posted By Square4
3.2 Final Drive Ratio

For those that are interested, here is the BMW part number:

R850GS ABS 3.20 final drive part number: 33112 330 968
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,329
Posted By Square4
Mr. Cob; It is stamped on the end of the pinion...

Mr. Cob; It is stamped on the end of the pinion shaft 3.20 and it is marked on top of the final drive housing 32/10. I have not rotated it and counted the number of turns required to complete one...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,904
Posted By Square4
BMWzenrider; thanks for all of the...

BMWzenrider;

thanks for all of the information. My rig fits right into what you described. I am running on my 2002 R1150 GSA and the sidecar a 165/80R15 tire. I loaded my sidecar and saddle bags...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,329
Posted By Square4
I find this a very interesting topic. When I was...

I find this a very interesting topic. When I was riding at the recent Chelan Sidecar Rally and was going into the mountains with my 2002 R 1150 GSA with the 31/11 final drive, I decided that it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Square4
Roger 04 RT I did take some pictures but do...

Roger 04 RT

I did take some pictures but do not know how to post them. I need to get around learning how to do it but haven't done it yet. However, it is pretty simple. I first used some...
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