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Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,730
Posted By dogmantra
Boom! JVB, you DO know that you are my...

Boom!

JVB, you DO know that you are my hero, right?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,730
Posted By dogmantra
Big gulp.

I have been half-dreading reading a thread like this. I have a '02 R1150R that I picked up a few months ago. Solid shape, 58K miles. FGot it from a dealer so fluids had been swapped. I ride daily...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,954
Posted By dogmantra
+1. I have insurance info on my phone and...

+1.

I have insurance info on my phone and a copy in my wallet. Everything else stays home. I've had my car broken into in the past and one of the things they stole was my registration. Now I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,633
Posted By dogmantra
I've heard that's why it's not uncommon for folks...

I've heard that's why it's not uncommon for folks to carry spare covers on long rides.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By dogmantra
I'm going to go ahead and keep on listening to...

I'm going to go ahead and keep on listening to your wise words!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By dogmantra
As soon as I read that I went "duh!" That was...

As soon as I read that I went "duh!" That was forever an issue with my airhead.

But, yep. You were right. I checked. It wasn't seated. Flicked it with my finger once, it popped into place,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By dogmantra
'02 R1150R: right jug no go?

Hell(o),

Looking to see if anyone has any tips. I have caused a snafu and I'm not sure how.

Went out today to add a battery tender pigtail to my '02 R1150R. This, of course, led to a day...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By dogmantra
Good coments, all.

I did a bit of remembering this morning while I was running around pretending to be a butterfly at my 2-year-old's dance class. That's when I do my best mind-wandering these days...

I guess I got...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By dogmantra
When to replace a helmet?

I'm curious how often and under what conditions y'all replace your brain bucket? I'm not talking about replaceing due to crash damage but when it's "worn out."

I have ben using a Caberg Gara for...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Of course, I'm not 100% but I should be alright. ...

Of course, I'm not 100% but I should be alright. This tank is a bit slimmer than the original. It will ride a bit higher I suppose. There is some question about how the BMW front end will impact...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Update

This may not look like much but I'm inching forward. I decided to extend the seat a bit so I tacked on some sheet at the front which give me a bit more butt room as well as move the sweet spot back...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
A bit of progress

I finally had a full day to do some work. It's still slow going as I feel like I have a few too many project pokers in the fire right now.

I still need to locate the adapter bearings but first...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Yeah! I saw that animation a while back. Pretty...

Yeah! I saw that animation a while back. Pretty cool and kind of funny that that was the bike picked to animate, huh?




Well, I have never been accused of doing things the smart OR easy...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Holy crap! Lowbrow never ceases to amaze me. ...

Holy crap! Lowbrow never ceases to amaze me. I'll have to check the specs on that kit and see how far off it would be to try and use. Roller bearings > ball bearings.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Yep. 6'2" 220 here. The R75 forks is a...

Yep. 6'2" 220 here. The R75 forks is a substantial upgrade and should not only help with the ride but won't be a bad thing when I eventually drop a bigger engine in the frame.

Pics of the seat...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
I decided to at least keep it continental and...

I decided to at least keep it continental and stay away from adding Jap parts. Not ideal, but the original forks were completely thrashed and it's not like there are (m)any replacement forks for...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Rancid?! I thought it was some local bloke-...

Rancid?! I thought it was some local bloke- especially since they mention Marysville. You being in SnoHo county and all.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Another great lead, Thanks solo! They have a...

Another great lead, Thanks solo! They have a pretty great bearing selection in general. One idea HouseofFubar had (which I would love to be able to easily do) was to try and pop the cus from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
decisions decisions...

I got back from vacation yesterday and the front fork was waiting for me. I'm really happy with how it looks. Legs are straight and clean, no pitting, chrome is really healthy. I had managed to...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,493
Posted By dogmantra
I thought this was a great (stupid in a rad way)...

I thought this was a great (stupid in a rad way) little movie. The weird hippie commune drug-sex scenes were nothing like the way it started.

Next ride I take I'M bringing a speargun!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
That is fantastic! Makes me maybe a bit more...

That is fantastic! Makes me maybe a bit more envious than anything. I'm glad you're not too far away. I am anticipating having a hell of a time getting all these little parts back together in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
damn the suspension!

After being frustrated with the frozen legs of the original suspension (and not finding a whole lot in the way of replacement guts for them) I opted to ditch them and go with what I know.

I just...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,477
Posted By dogmantra
Badass! That's the best re-sourcing of a part I...

Badass! That's the best re-sourcing of a part I have seen in a looong while!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Well, dang. If you posted that earlier I...

Well, dang. If you posted that earlier I definitely missed it! That is an option that could certainly make things easier. Off I go to research!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Holy crap Lobo! Seriously, great idea, I hadn't...

Holy crap Lobo! Seriously, great idea, I hadn't even thought of that. That may take some detective work but that's just the kind of thing I can do for free while sitting at my in-laws' place!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Is that a top secret tool because the link is...

Is that a top secret tool because the link is forbidden! Now I'm reaaaalllllyy curious. I imagine it's some sort of polishing tool? What are you doing with the fenders? Painting them? ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
HEY SLACKER! I have been wondering how you...

HEY SLACKER!

I have been wondering how you are doing with yours. I'm going to spend some time on vacation rereading your whole thread as I recall a handful of "aha!" moments when I went through...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Oh, yeah, the .20+ isn't too much of a problem...

Oh, yeah, the .20+ isn't too much of a problem it's the compression that is an issue. Everything out there is 9.5 (I think I saw one 9.0:1) and I have been told by two Brit specialists that I need a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,477
Posted By dogmantra
Is that a modified flask for an overflow catch? ...

Is that a modified flask for an overflow catch? If so: badass!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Finally back at it.

Now that school has finished for the year I am finally able to get back at the project. We do have a 3 week visit back east to knock out here as well but I can start gathering thoughts and parts in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,955
Posted By dogmantra
What the what? How did this just...stop?

What the what?

How did this just...stop?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By dogmantra
+1

+1
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
I know!... but since Junie didn't pop out with a...

I know!... but since Junie didn't pop out with a red goatee and a fondness for 70s disco I figure you aren't the culprit!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
brand bew baby 4/4/12

Hey doods,

Here's the (excuse) reason for my slackadazicalness:

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn50/dogmantra/546795_10101089425105258_10705045_61422808_759621241_n.jpg

For the last few...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Glub glub glub

Coming up for a breath of air, looking to check in. I haven't lost interest but have had most of my energies diverted as of late. Having turned 40 last spring my body decided to give me the middle...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
bearing races...

Hey! Glad to hear you are working on a similar build!

The sound you just heard was me groaning. I have not yet messed with the bearings and races but was planning on replacing them. Just the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Yep, great tips! I'll be taking the dremel to...

Yep, great tips! I'll be taking the dremel to the oil seal holder to just tick away until I see the threads. I have the allens out and the dampers are loose in there. Looks like the oil seal and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Thanks for the report back! That's pretty crappy...

Thanks for the report back! That's pretty crappy news BUT it's a bit of a relief knowing that I'm not the only one who has struggled with this and started a PITA in the face. I'm going to try the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
Thanks for the report back! That's pretty crappy...

Thanks for the report back! That's pretty crappy news BUT it's a bit of a relief knowing that I'm not the only one who has struggled with this and started a PITA in the face. I'm going to try the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,042
Posted By dogmantra
I'd appreciate that. When I looked at the...

I'd appreciate that.

When I looked at the replacement set it looks like there is an O ring that goes between the cover and lower leg. Mine don;t seem to have one and I suspect that someone in...
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