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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,003
Posted By Sporttour
BTW: don't worry that we will hold you back, this...

BTW: don't worry that we will hold you back, this is some of the stuff I had taken Carlita to ride thru:
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,003
Posted By Sporttour
In that case...

...count me in + 2

I'll be on my RT, the wife on her R1100R, and a friend on either on his Connie14 or his Husky SM.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,003
Posted By Sporttour
Gravel?

Ed, when you say "big bikes" + "gravel roads" do you mean GS required or RT friendly?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Sporttour
Throttle cables; time to replace them.

Throttle cables; time to replace them.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12,983
Views: 748,551
Posted By Sporttour
Bikes + barn

Have you guys seen this:

http://eugene.craigslist.org/mcy/4760027904.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12,983
Views: 748,551
Posted By Sporttour
fyyff :)

fyyff :)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,510
Posted By Sporttour
The Loctite Den: ...

The Loctite Den:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=265016

Have fun!
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,261
Posted By Sporttour
I have been using these for over a year in a...

I have been using these for over a year in a Nolan N104 with good results:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,912
Posted By Sporttour
It looks like you have missing the "do not touch"...

It looks like you have missing the "do not touch" srcrew.

It also seems to be the right throttle body, right? If it is the right it could be an easy fix since the throttle stops screw are set in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12,983
Views: 748,551
Posted By Sporttour
I must say that I didn't had the chance to talk...

I must say that I didn't had the chance to talk with everyone... and following the advice of my atty, I have the right to remain silent. :wink:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12,983
Views: 748,551
Posted By Sporttour
First of many

It was nice meeting some of you guys. Thanks for the warm welcome.
I will try to do it again sometime soon.

Miguel
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
31,993 views to this topic... Nope, no one is...

31,993 views to this topic... Nope, no one is interested (sarcasm) ;)
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,341
Posted By Sporttour
Turn signals / hazard lights

Turn signals / hazard lights
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,341
Posted By Sporttour
A little afternoon proyect that I want to share...

A little afternoon proyect that I want to share with you guys...

1.- Go to Autozone (or any other autoparts store) and buy a flat LED strips kit
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,564
Posted By Sporttour
This is what some douchebags do: ...

This is what some douchebags do:

http://youtu.be/uQ74qfqXfL8

And this is what happens when a bike hits one:
http://youtu.be/WQCSpdCYRK4

Competitors are warned of large gatherings of people...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 161,126
Posted By Sporttour
2004 r1150rt

My RT at top of the Mackenzie pass (Hwy 242, Oregon) a couple of days ago.
http://i1233.photobucket.com/albums/ff386/Sporttour/Ride44-1_zps391384d0.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By Sporttour
Ride report; the clift notes

Dude! you are doing it wrong: first you need to chum the waters, then you set the hook, once you have some bites... you keep reeling them in slowly... :evil

All kidding aside; great ride report!...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 187,842
Posted By Sporttour
10w LED driving lights

Just saying...:evil

http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/daytime-running-lights/2-round-10-watt-led-mini-auxiliary-work-light/1386/
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
Back to the original discusion: KISS

Back to the original discusion:




KISS
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
:norton Sometimes you just have to try and...

:norton

Sometimes you just have to try and ride it... Techno picky eaters are not going to be happy until they realize that BMW only produced the 1150 twin plug for a couple of years for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Sporttour
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Sporttour
And you ask where the "extra" fluid came...

And you ask where the "extra" fluid came from?:lol3

When servicing the ABS, the procedure is to fill the reservoirs to the line with the pads seated all the way to the discs... If you push the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Sporttour
ABS module reservoir vents

If you look at the filling caps of your ABS module you will find they are both vented. Two overfill lines into a Y and drained to the ground.

As you may be aware now, the braking system have 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
:rofl:rofl:rofl Yet we have to deal with...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

Yet we have to deal with surging, clutch splines, final drives, stick coils failures, etc, etc.

Hey!
Maybe that's how "Some of the best" engineers in the world designed it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
Yep, they will fit right into the tunnel,...

Yep, they will fit right into the tunnel, although I'm not sure that the cables are long enough.

You can go with original parts or an aftermarket set like:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
Yep, relocate the ground wherever is convinient...

Yep, relocate the ground wherever is convinient and you are good to go.
I'm happy to report that after the mod I've gone thru 2 sets of tires without a single hiccup from the engine :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By Sporttour
Bleedingan 1150 with ABS

Start by reading this: http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/service_abs3.pdf :deal
Is not as difficult as it seems, take your time and do it right the first time
Forum: Americas 11-28-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,231
Posted By Sporttour
Last week coming back from Sausalito to Eugene...

Last week coming back from Sausalito to Eugene took me almost 10 hrs (560 miles IIRC) during the day and with good conditions.

Keep an eye on the weather and be flexible with your plans, if the wx...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Sporttour
Search for "BMW 1150 surging" Start your...

Search for "BMW 1150 surging"
Start your troubleshooting using only clear premium fuel on your tank
Then: new and properly gaped plugs, check your air filter, take off the carbon canister and plug...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Sporttour
Wow! Do we also have to guess what you ride,...

Wow!
Do we also have to guess what you ride, miles, service history, etc?
:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
Hacky, sorry for the hijack.... I will post this...

Hacky, sorry for the hijack.... I will post this and I'll be gone:wink:

The stick coils I got came from a K1200GT. As you can see the body of the coils are the same length. I peeled off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
I will post them in a couple of days since I have...

I will post them in a couple of days since I have to take of the tupperware; mine is an '04 R1150 RT
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
Thank you! I took a different aproach: ...

Thank you!

I took a different aproach:
Got 2 stick coils from a guy who was parting out a 1200, then I bought two straight 27 inch coil lead wires from autozone, after some creative use of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,813
Posted By Sporttour
Hi tosh!

Thank you for sharing more details of your trip. Your photos are amazing!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By Sporttour
:clap

:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sporttour
The string method

Try with a shoestring, wrap it around the shaft of the coil a couple of times, tie it, and try to pull it out. A little of WD 40 helps too.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By Sporttour
Air, Fuel, Spark

In this case... It sounds like you have one or more than one coil going bad
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,674
Posted By Sporttour
Really? Biting the wrong...

Really?





Biting the wrong hand, aren't you?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By Sporttour
ABS vent?

On ABSed bikes there is drain hose too. That one comes from the fluid filler caps on the ABS module under your tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,355
Posted By Sporttour
Is there a need for one capacitor per coil? ...

Is there a need for one capacitor per coil?
Where and how it needs to be wired?

Thanks!
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