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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,056
Posted By "Spaniard"
+1 on the Aerostich Combat touring boot. They...

+1 on the Aerostich Combat touring boot. They are not "waterproof" as others advertise because they don't have a waterproof liner. They are however extremely water resistent to the point that I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,172
Posted By "Spaniard"
Cool. Thanks. I wonder if they have the tapered...

Cool. Thanks. I wonder if they have the tapered bolts?
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,172
Posted By "Spaniard"
sprockets for WR250R

I am having a hard time finding sprockets for the WR250R. Every place I look I find them for the WR250F but not the WRR. I am looking for a 13f and 46 or 47 rear. I would like a steel sprocket for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By "Spaniard"
I have a set of Vario bags off my 05 1200GS that...

I have a set of Vario bags off my 05 1200GS that I took off when I bought some jesse odyssey bags. I just have to get off my but and get some pictures taken and post it,
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By "Spaniard"
do you have to be logged in to see it now? If so...

do you have to be logged in to see it now? If so when did this change happen?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By "Spaniard"
Wtf

I am sure it wasn't there yesterday but I could have been blind today.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,227
Posted By "Spaniard"
Flea Market

I haven't been to ADV in some time and I notice the flea market is gone. Anybody know what going on?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By "Spaniard"
anybody?

I think it is #2 in the link but not sure. Can't figure out how to have the picture display and the part number. I am new to these overpriced Macs :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By "Spaniard"
Oil seal help.

I recently discovered I had an oil leak on my 05 1200gs around the transmission area. I am pretty sure I have narrowed it down to the slave cylinder/clutch pushrod oil seal. After cleaning the area...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,346
Posted By "Spaniard"
I think a boxer engine could make the same...

I think a boxer engine could make the same horsepower as a 90 v-twin, given the same size, bore and stroke, but the packaging is very different. For a race bike you want a narrow engine for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,346
Posted By "Spaniard"
The boxer motor fires the same as a British twin....

The boxer motor fires the same as a British twin. They both have pistons that reach top dead center at the same time. One is on compression stroke and one is on the exhaust stroke. British twins...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By "Spaniard"
I think there might be something wrong with my 1200

Well I recently got back from a trip from Minneapolis to Glacier with my wife and I think there might be something wrong with my bike. I have a 05 GS and it ran like a champ. Crossing Montana on Hwy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,510
Posted By "Spaniard"
The Anchor burger at the Anchor Bar in Superior,...

The Anchor burger at the Anchor Bar in Superior, WI is a must if you go up there. Also I have heard that the South Shore Brewery in Ashland has good food. They make a great Nut Brown Ale.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,608
Posted By "Spaniard"
That

is when you are "blaming" your tires for your own lack of skill:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By "Spaniard"
18,000 mile and getting better.

I bought an 05 with 10000 miles from some super anal guy. He changed the oil every 1500 miles up to the 10000 mile mark when I bought it. It now has 18000 miles and runs great. I have the servo...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By "Spaniard"
Vario Bag Locks

Has anyone removed the lock cylinders on the vario bags? I have a set (3 bags) and want to remove the locks and install them on the new jesse bags I just bought. After looking at the odyssey bags...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By "Spaniard"
jesses is the way I went. My dad has a set of...

jesses is the way I went. My dad has a set of Safaris on his 1200GS and when I borrowed his bike for a weekend with my wife I loved how much room the safaris had. I am not a big fan of how they...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By "Spaniard"
you might want to check if the throttle cables...

you might want to check if the throttle cables are fully seated.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By "Spaniard"
fuel tank vent line plugged

There was a post a few days back about someone who had similar symptoms. He noticed that when he would open the tank he had a large vacuum in the tank. After opening the tank the bike would run...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,854
Posted By "Spaniard"
Yamaha WR250R

I have a 1200gs and love it. Won't sell it. I took a ride in northern Wisconsin last fall and took the 1200 with TKCs. The bike went everywhere the guys on KTM 640 ADVs, a KLR and a F650GS Dakar. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By "Spaniard"
I have the same bike with no issues. If the...

I have the same bike with no issues. If the clutch engages at the end of the travel it is most likely not your slave cylinder. If that went bad you would have to squeeze the lever closer to the bar...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,941
Posted By "Spaniard"
How about

Shimhead
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,224
Posted By "Spaniard"
I had a 2000 1150gs that had a bird chirping from...

I had a 2000 1150gs that had a bird chirping from the engine when cold. I ignored it and rode it across South Dakota two up with a head wind and when I got back the noise was gone never to be heard...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,330
Posted By "Spaniard"
Unlike many places these days, Denmark is still...

Unlike many places these days, Denmark is still one of those places where honest people live. My family moved there when I was 2 years old and stayed till I was six. My Dad worked for Pasilac at...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 19,786
Posted By "Spaniard"
How many...

worry beads can you fit it that?:rofl Maybe you carry a spare folding bicycle.:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By "Spaniard"
WOW!!! They really get some money for those...

WOW!!! They really get some money for those things. I work for the company that actually machines these fittings for Colder Products Company. If I remember correctly it takes us about 3 minutes to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By "Spaniard"
I should know better than that. I'm a machinist...

I should know better than that. I'm a machinist after all. But I guess I can blame it on that.

I meant .012" or .30mm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By "Spaniard"
I have about 14000 miles on it. Its and 05...

I have about 14000 miles on it. Its and 05 1200gs that I bought with 9000 miles on it last summer. When I test rode it I didn't hear any noises but the first day I went for a long ride I heard it. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By "Spaniard"
Valve Clearances????

Its not what you think. I know that the specs are .15mm on the intake and .30mm on the exhaust. My question is this. Are the valves supposed to get tighter when the engine is hot or looser? I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By "Spaniard"
Thats .15 on the intake not exhaust! Every bike...

Thats .15 on the intake not exhaust! Every bike I have ever worked on the exhaust always has more clearance than the intake for heat expansion.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,395
Posted By "Spaniard"
I wonder...

...why only the ADV is idiot proof? Is it because my only and idiot would think an R1150GS ADV is a dirtbike?:evil I rode my 1200gs like a dirtbike through crap that was just stupid. Bought a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,395
Posted By "Spaniard"
What about timing the U-joints

I may be wrong but when you remove the spline the u-joint comes with it. It is very important to time the top one and the lower together otherwise there is a huge stress on the u-joints. If I am...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 1,881,666
Posted By "Spaniard"
panniers?

I have been searching for more info on the panniers that you have with little luck. Do you have any pics of the mounting system? The whole set up looks really nice.
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,811
Views: 1,881,666
Posted By "Spaniard"
Wonderful ride report

One of the all time best! I wish I had just a portion of your camera skills. Great pics!!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,932
Posted By "Spaniard"
Agreed!

What to look for....
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Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,003
Posted By "Spaniard"
Cake!!!

People bitch about Ducati valves all the time. "Oh they are so maintenance intensive" BS to that. 2V Ducati valve adjustment is CAKE if you have the shims and you need opener and closer shims. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By "Spaniard"
Me too!

I am also interested in pics and measurements. I am also looking at the Ody II bags. My old man has the Safari bags. Really nice but HUGE!! Don't think I want something that big. The new Ody...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By "Spaniard"
Will I get out Brapped?

Quick question for you WR250R owners. I am 5'8" 160lbs and am looking at a WR250R. I have a 650 Dakar now and am selling it to get a smaller bike. I ride with a bunch of guys, 4 with KTM 640 Advs...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,811
Posted By "Spaniard"
My wife and I spent some time in Finland at some...

My wife and I spent some time in Finland at some friends mokki near Uusikaupunki and loved it. We then went sailing for 3 days in the Archipelago and found that area amazing. The whole time I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,119
Posted By "Spaniard"
I have a 1200GS and it works well for me. I am...

I have a 1200GS and it works well for me. I am 5'7" with a 30" inseam and the bike fits me. I am a little tippy toed but not bad. The GSA was too tall for me at the showroom but I did sit on one...
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