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Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,532
Posted By sospelotudo
Hey...

did anyone happen to notice that qwik has got 50k on his water pump?:*sip*

Thread hijack: W/ re. to fuel pump failures, have they been spontaneous catastrophic failures? I have had my bike act...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By sospelotudo
Yup. Sure does. I think they got the bike that...

Yup. Sure does. I think they got the bike that way...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By sospelotudo
If this is a serious post...

that bike is a customer of ours at honda of hollywood. It is a Trans-Alp.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 128,594
Posted By sospelotudo
Does that mean mine didn't happen either? ...

Does that mean mine didn't happen either? Awesome, our bikes will be completely unscathed when we look at them again tomorrow morning!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 128,594
Posted By sospelotudo
thanks everyone.

Had lotsa fun. The only thing that upsets me is that dunerat didn't show up to drink the pitcher that ended up being abandoned at slashx...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 128,594
Posted By sospelotudo
You could always take some moonshine in water...

You could always take some moonshine in water bottles...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 128,594
Posted By sospelotudo
superx

Dunerat: long time no drink. Where are you sitting? We will be at loge 145, seats 3-6. I think I'll be attending sunday's ride too. See you there.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,968
Posted By sospelotudo
There is a factory tool that makes removing the...

There is a factory tool that makes removing the coils (plastic thing over the spark plugs) easier to remove. You could also use spark plug boot pliers, the ones that look like needlenose except they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
Let me spout my hearsay. I have seen those...

Let me spout my hearsay. I have seen those step-down transformers keep the ZFE awake, firsthand. I am of the schematically unproven, but technically apparent, opinion that the residual remaining in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
I have seen those step-down transformers cause...

I have seen those step-down transformers cause that problem first-hand. As for the bulletins, I don't think you can obtain them unless they are a NHTS recall.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
Yes, next time remove your shoes and place your...

Yes, next time remove your shoes and place your socks in the intake runners...?
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
I think that the OEM batteries for the North...

I think that the OEM batteries for the North American market are mainly Exide.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
There is an update for the fuel level sensor...

There is an update for the fuel level sensor...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
tension relief??? Technical data Chain ...

tension relief???

Technical data
Chain
deflection
Motorcycle with no weight applied, supported
on its side stand
35...45 mm
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 141,445
Posted By sospelotudo
Batteries and BMWs, a lethal combination?

Disclaimer: I am a BMW master tech, however, the following is my opinion and not directed at anyone in particular, just an FYI from my point of view. In my experience, MOST batteries that are bad in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 31,227
Views: 2,923,168
Posted By sospelotudo
Hey Jamin...

Try the new BMW g450x maybe??? Three year warrantee...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31,227
Views: 2,923,168
Posted By sospelotudo
SM wheels...

grab a set for me too. I have kinda been looking into building a set. My bro-in-law just got a 690e and slapped some 17s and contiforces on. It would be very fun with our horsepower.
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By sospelotudo
Thanks for the positive post, I have a 950SE, so...

Thanks for the positive post, I have a 950SE, so if that adventure in the picture is yours, I have Motorex oil for you at a good price, I had them order it for me. Sorry about AJ's boots, but it...
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By sospelotudo
Stones...

ha ha,thanks. It's not so much that, it's the fact that I ride every day, I have previously worked in parts (Italian car parts for f^#$ sake.), and I know what the meaning of customer service is....
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,999
Posted By sospelotudo
Please contact me with any problems @ BMW Hollywood...

my name is Ryan and I work as Master Tech here... I even posted a 10% off coupon in the vendor section that no one replied to. It applies to parts and service, with few restrictions (follow the link...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By sospelotudo
Yeah, I can agree with your point. But when...

Yeah, I can agree with your point. But when people are using the wrong(not the recommended) grade, and complaining about issues possibly related to the grade/rating, then my question stands. Why not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,708
Posted By sospelotudo
My personal history as an example...

@ 18 Y.O. I crashed alone on my way to work. 1960 Lambretta Li150, damp oil in right turn lane + 33 Y.O. bald tire = 6 stitches in chin right under the 6 stitches from my bicycle crash @ 10 Y.O. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-10-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By sospelotudo
Why don't you just run

what the manufacturer recommends??? They should know, right? Tolerances are probably ridiculously small, so you'd need viscosity in very thin films. I would think that is why they require...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,708
Posted By sospelotudo
Tiered licensing is not absurd, as long as the...

Tiered licensing is not absurd, as long as the emissions and import laws support it. What kid would turn this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By sospelotudo
Free high windscreen/windshield for KLR650 - KLR 650

Moderators may move this to vendors, but...a windshield manufacturer is interested in trial-fitting a windshield (one each) to an '05 and earlier, and an '06 or '07 KLR650. One available each, first...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9,094
Views: 1,815,800
Posted By sospelotudo
I stopped by a huge dealership one day to grab...

I stopped by a huge dealership one day to grab something on the way home, still in my one piece leathers, carrying a helmet, and some sales guy asked me if I had a bike. How do you even justify that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,708
Posted By sospelotudo
I think I know which thread it was, and I commend...

I think I know which thread it was, and I commend you on doing the survey. It might shock you, but at least you can now see that other people's opinions are not the same as yours, even in neutral...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,939
Posted By sospelotudo
Holding the front brake, lean over the bars, rev...

Holding the front brake, lean over the bars, rev to about half of redline, push down while simultaneously, carefully, releasing the clutch, after tire starts spinning, steer with the pegs in the...
Forum: Face plant 08-04-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,193
Posted By sospelotudo
***Caution: this post contains my opinion*** ...

***Caution: this post contains my opinion***


Congratulations on sharing quality time with your son. No matter what you choose as the focus, I believe that to be the greatest thing you can do...
Forum: Vendors 08-03-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,391
Posted By sospelotudo
OE steel replacement bracket...

is a joke, I have installed three or four, thought they were ok, but the engineers decided to recess the thread into the hole resulting in a new weak spot (They neglected to supply longer bolts, so...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31,227
Views: 2,923,168
Posted By sospelotudo
I guess it was wishful thinking...I knew it was...

I guess it was wishful thinking...I knew it was in reply to the Kumbaya post, but the Stone Roses is one of my favorite bands.

Stewstew: I see your avatar has had the turn signal recall, but has...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2009, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31,227
Views: 2,923,168
Posted By sospelotudo
Music tastes...

By the Stone Roses???
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By sospelotudo
As with most dry sump bikes, you will likely not...

As with most dry sump bikes, you will likely not get an accurate reading until it has been ridden. The level will look low until the pumps can evacuate the engine of excess oil. If you go by the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By sospelotudo
regular oil?

I think that the recommended oil is Motorex 10w50, and fully synthetic. Mine doesn't seem to use any oil at all. How did you run it in?
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,217
Posted By sospelotudo
I thought the same thing, but there are pros and...

I thought the same thing, but there are pros and cons to each method. I am glad yours turned out well. That is what really matters!
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,217
Posted By sospelotudo
Talking I went for the middle of the patellar ligament...

I went for the middle of the patellar ligament myself. Even doctors can disagree as to what is the best option. Do the research, and ask the doctor questions that come up while browsing the web. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 645
Posted By sospelotudo
10% Discount: Goods and Services at BMW, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki and BRP of Hollywood

Interested? If so, PM me for a coupon. The coupon would be good towards services, and just about everything we stock, except for generators and motorcycles. PM me if you are looking for a bike or...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31,227
Views: 2,923,168
Posted By sospelotudo
Fun, fun, fun. Thanks for the delicious...

Fun, fun, fun. Thanks for the delicious breakfast/beer-fest. DR: dios te pagara porque no tengo dinero. After certain people in SUVs failed to move to the right lane, and certain other people had to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,457
Posted By sospelotudo
It's not the dust that gets you, unfortunately,...

It's not the dust that gets you, unfortunately, it's the half-submerged rocks. It doesn't show up on the video, but there was a 12" X 8" protrusion that you hit right before you lost it. Cool video...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,457
Posted By sospelotudo
Home is where the...

temperature is nearly as gawdawful as it was on the way here. However, the wife and I are taking the little one to the pool, so we'll be cooled off shortly. Thanks for the great weekend everyone. ...
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