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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mexipike
I would just replace it if I could find the...

I would just replace it if I could find the freaking part anywhere. For no what I did is buy the stock power steering cord from the model without abs and had a shop rig it up to bypass the ABS. The...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mexipike
Thanks for the ideas. I'll see if I can find the...

Thanks for the ideas. I'll see if I can find the right timesert for that bolt. I've looked all over for that pump with no luck, though I haven't given up yet. Are there local timesert dealers where I...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mexipike
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/28/ed1c38de79...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/28/ed1c38de79612ac3ef2a9583eb6ed772.jpg

Here's a picture of the hose and where the bolt would go.


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Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By mexipike
Seal a union bolt, stripped threads!

I'm trying to fix the power steering/abs on my dumb 1991 toyota pickup. It has a long power steering cable that goes from one side of the truck, under the radiator and then screws into the abs pump,...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28,500
Views: 2,481,300
Posted By mexipike
Definitely. I'll send you a message when I get...

Definitely. I'll send you a message when I get back.


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Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28,500
Views: 2,481,300
Posted By mexipike
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/02/1c352b6...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/02/1c352b61884f3f88faaa8224e7ad1cf2.jpg
Somewhere between ciudad Victoria and Pachuca at the top of the mountain. ...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28,500
Views: 2,481,300
Posted By mexipike
I have been having a pretty great time riding...

I have been having a pretty great time riding around in Mexico. From Austin, I came in through the columbus bridge and then straight down to Monterrey. From there I took schizzman's advice and headed...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28,500
Views: 2,481,300
Posted By mexipike
I'm heading down on Monday to Mexico City from...

I'm heading down on Monday to Mexico City from Austin. Last time I rode this route I took ih 35 down to 57 then took 57 to Piedras negras, then all the way down to D.F.

Is this still a good way...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By mexipike
Friction Hinge repair

I have a set of Jesse panniers and on one of them the hinges no longer holds open. It had what I call a friction hinge, that allows them to stay open in any position.

Is there any kind of lube or...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,020
Posted By mexipike
It's expensive but my favorite set up, and my...

It's expensive but my favorite set up, and my girlfriend's as well is a bestrest rack and a bestrest back rest. The rack is huge and we put a wolfman duffel on it when we travel, but there's still...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28,500
Views: 2,481,300
Posted By mexipike
I've been reading through the last pages of this...

I've been reading through the last pages of this thread and it seems like some parts of Mexico may or may not be rougher than what I'm used to.

I rode down three years ago from Austin to Mexico...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By mexipike
Actually I haven't been using a tender, I just...

Actually I haven't been using a tender, I just put it on there last night. It started fine this morning. I'll look into a better charger, or just ride more!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By mexipike
My battery tender says it is programmed for gel...

My battery tender says it is programmed for gel batteries, is it still not enough?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By mexipike
Yeah, I think I came across that trying to jump...

Yeah, I think I came across that trying to jump it this afternoon. I really had to keep it charging and rev the motor on the other vehicle to get her going.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By mexipike
Oh I totally forgot to mention that I can borrow...

Oh I totally forgot to mention that I can borrow a load tester from work I'll give it a shot and see how it does.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By mexipike
odyssey battery on a 1200 gs dying?

I have a 2005 1200 gs with a odyssey pc 535 which was not installed by ,e and is of unknown age. I hadn't ridden it all week and it has just started to get cool here, and I hadn't put it on a tender....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By mexipike
Looks like he already took it do a dealer, but if...

Looks like he already took it do a dealer, but if anyone checks this for info..

A few years ago I removed one and was expecting it to be a huge ordeal but despite the huge amount of wires its...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-05-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,791
Posted By mexipike
I downloaded sygic on my ipad and I'm trying to...

I downloaded sygic on my ipad and I'm trying to make a custom route, how do you go about this?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-29-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,791
Posted By mexipike
How do you like Sygic? I played around with it...

How do you like Sygic? I played around with it some but never got to really test it before my trial ended.

I still haven't found an app that I love for offline navigation, but I'm still trying....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,229
Posted By mexipike
5'7. I ride an 05 1200gs with the stock seat in...

5'7. I ride an 05 1200gs with the stock seat in low position. No issue with it always can have the balls of my feet on the ground. I've previously owned an 1150 gs and an 1150 gs adventure. I kept...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,722
Posted By mexipike
Sounds like you may live in the same neighborhood...

Sounds like you may live in the same neighborhood I used to live in Mexico City.
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By mexipike
Thanks everyone that's the plan I came up with...

Thanks everyone that's the plan I came up with also. I called the dealer and they figured out the part number and the price is $820! That led me to search around, I found a shop that will do it for...
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By mexipike
1991 Toyota pickup, can't find the pressure line I need to buy!

91 toyota pickup (2wd) 22re

My truck has a real bad leak in the power steering hose. I went to fix it and got a new one from o'reilleys. I took the old one almost all the way off before I realized...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By mexipike
Well, looks like I answered my own question! Here...

Well, looks like I answered my own question! Here they are from the Touratech Instruction sheet if anyone needs it ever:


http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/vvbSSx/09-051-0560-0.pdf

you can...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By mexipike
Touratech crash bar bolt size

I have a 2005 1200 gs which had the touratech crash bars on it. I took the bars off about a year ago cause one side was bent and I couldn't get to the valve. I couldn't get them back on and just left...
Forum: Europe 05-24-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By mexipike
Yeah I think it did end up being too late but...

Yeah I think it did end up being too late but thanks so much for the offer. We we're doing everything so last minute and the weather ended up being shitty that day.
Next time I go to Europe I will...
Forum: Europe 05-12-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By mexipike
We'll it seems as if they won't rent us helmets....

We'll it seems as if they won't rent us helmets. We may go to a shop as suggested, but I would hate to buy a helmet and have to leave it here. Does anyone have two helmets they could loan for a bit...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By mexipike
Texan in Munich planning to rent a motorcycle tomorrow morning, tips suggestions appr

I'm in Munich for the opening of my documentary for a few days, we have been here for five or six days now and are a bit restless so I've decided to rent a motorcycle tomorrow morning. The best idea...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By mexipike
Is it a similar set up on the 1200 GS? My bike...

Is it a similar set up on the 1200 GS? My bike seems to lean a little more but not much, I've been thinking maybe the side stand is bent a bit, but maybe it's a bolt, I guess I should check it out!
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,198
Posted By mexipike
Would something like this also work to correct my...

Would something like this also work to correct my bent up touratech crash bar from a r1200GS. It got bent in by the previous owner on the bike but when I had to take it off to do the valves I...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By mexipike
Fixed it! For now anyways. Was a real pain...

Fixed it! For now anyways.

Was a real pain in the ass getting the hose clamps on there. Also I ended up only getting one coat hanger piece on. Seems to be holding. Drove around a good but after...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 103,957
Posted By mexipike
Lame!

Lame!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 103,957
Posted By mexipike
Does anyone know if some of the bike features can...

Does anyone know if some of the bike features can be fitted to an older gs? I'd love to put one on my 1200gs and still be able to use the left hand buttons and have some of the sensors.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By mexipike
Thanks so much for this suggestion, I'll see...

Thanks so much for this suggestion, I'll see where I get to tomorrow.

Just so I fully understand, how does the sheath broken at the end things bugger things up? I feel like I kind of get it but...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By mexipike
'91 Toyota Pickup holding gears too long

I could put a little slit in the hose and put it around?

Though I think I'm gonna go the wire route. I'd like to find some stainless steel wire as I think a coat hanger may rust real quick.
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By mexipike
This is the best picture I could get of the...

This is the best picture I could get of the break. Is this the kind of break you're talking about?
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/06/vy9ajy5y.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By mexipike
I'm definitely interested in fixing what I have...

I'm definitely interested in fixing what I have but I'm not sure how. I've done what I feel is a proper adjustment at the engine end of the cable but I'm not sure how to fix anything at the tranny...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,609
Posted By mexipike
From what I can see the, and from looking at the...

From what I can see the, and from looking at the new cable I have, the sheath where the cable goes into the transmission is broken. It should be a solid piece going to the little gasket where it goes...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By mexipike
I talked to Eagle and they won't put the brand...

I talked to Eagle and they won't put the brand new cable which I already own on due to warranty issues, which I understand.

I'm going to take it to Austin Transmission and Clutch Specialists...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By mexipike
Anybody handy with transmissions in the Austin area?

I have a 91 Toyota Pickup that I just picked up to get me and the gf around in the winter. I started a thread about it holding gears too long here http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=944049
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