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Forum: The Garage 01-07-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By wheels
Thanx Dirty, that's exactly the plan.

Thanx Dirty, that's exactly the plan.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
That's a good idea Pete, and it's plan B, but I'd...

That's a good idea Pete, and it's plan B, but I'd have to secure it anyway. If a wellnut got loose in the airbox and got in the intake that wouldn't be good.
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
Which Loctite for metal to plastic?

Hi Dirty, I'm working on a late model Ducati air box. The cover that get's you access to the air filter has three screws that hold it in place. The allen bolts thread into a metal insert that is...
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
:thumbup Originally Posted by idscarecrow ...

:thumbup

Originally Posted by idscarecrow
dirty_sanchez, i hope you get paid extra for this, or at least you do it on work time. You are the best damn factory rep i have heard of. I always read...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 83,599
Posted By wheels
Got it, Mine didn't come loose when working on...

Got it, Mine didn't come loose when working on it.You might find one at an electronics store or on line. You sure you can't find it?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 83,599
Posted By wheels
gunnr, I had an issue after replacing mine which...

gunnr, I had an issue after replacing mine which may help. I noticed the + on the screen was always being pressed, so I slipped a piece of a negative or something as thin, even your fingernail where...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 83,599
Posted By wheels
It's not clear what your asking. Go to page 1 in...

It's not clear what your asking. Go to page 1 in this thread and look at all the pic's.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,079
Views: 1,234,507
Posted By wheels
I believe it's 55mm, try looking here. ...

I believe it's 55mm, try looking here.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/MULTISTRADA-1200-DUCATI-REAR-WHEEL-SOCKET-NUT-TOOL-55MM-/290699619087?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43af0c2b0f and...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6,079
Views: 1,234,507
Posted By wheels
My 2010 Mutley is always 5 or 6 mph faster than...

My 2010 Mutley is always 5 or 6 mph faster than my gps. It's been said many times Ducati does this on purpose, maybe all manufacturers do.
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2012, 06:36 PM
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Views: 1,234,507
Posted By wheels
Geico, I pay 400.00 a year with 2 points, it...

Geico, I pay 400.00 a year with 2 points, it probably helps that I'm 60.
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2012, 07:44 PM
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Posted By wheels
Hey Dr. Greg, it might be a good idea to see what...

Hey Dr. Greg, it might be a good idea to see what Ohlins has to say on the fork oil mileage.
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
Hey Dirty, I have a 2010 1200 Multistrada. These...

Hey Dirty, I have a 2010 1200 Multistrada. These bikes have a sump plate that Ducati calls for "Ducati 3 Bond" sealer as it doesn't have a gasket. Does Loctite have something similar?
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,079
Views: 1,234,507
Posted By wheels
Just got back from a trip down to Baja and...

Just got back from a trip down to Baja and couldn't be happier with the Multi. I love that there's no speed enforcement down there, the multi will run all day at 100mph no problem and do ok on the...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By wheels
Try these guys for Mexico. ...

Try these guys for Mexico. http://www.bajabound.com/

I don't believe Mexico accepts insurance companies that don't originate there. I used this company last year and you can sign up by the day...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,079
Views: 1,234,507
Posted By wheels
Right on Sock Monkey, I think kieran is a troll....

Right on Sock Monkey, I think kieran is a troll. I can't believe anyone would think the mutley is under powered,:huh the bloody thing will wheelie in all modes.
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
Hey Dirty, this may have been answered here...

Hey Dirty, this may have been answered here before, but I didn't see it. What's the best product for cases on the old british motors? I have a TRW250 I'm rebuilding and don't want it to leak oil.
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,974
Posted By wheels
+1 on glacier park, I've been twice and still...

+1 on glacier park, I've been twice and still haven't seen all of it.
Forum: Americas 12-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,974
Posted By wheels
I know your gong to get many suggestions, I'll...

I know your gong to get many suggestions, I'll just give you 2.
When your up in the Montana area try to make time to ride the Chief Joeseph Highway which is spectacular and the Beartooth highway....
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,079
Views: 1,234,507
Posted By wheels
Something wrong if you can't wheelie it. I get...

Something wrong if you can't wheelie it. I get 1st, 2nd, 3rd gear wheelies on mine. It's not likely but, like someone else said maybe it's stuck in in 100 HP mode. A GSXR 1000 is just a bit faster...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-13-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 83,599
Posted By wheels
I recently replaced the digitizer on my 550 and...

I recently replaced the digitizer on my 550 and it worked perfectly for a few thousand miles. Now it's acting like the screen is being pushed all the time. Anyone have any ideas?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-01-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 83,599
Posted By wheels
Thanx to all for this thread. Just received my...

Thanx to all for this thread.
Just received my new digitizer from china via e-bay,
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270673021189&ssPageName=ADME:L:OU:US:1123#ht_1671wt_1048

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Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,926
Posted By wheels
I'd stay away from the 05's, they have problem in...

I'd stay away from the 05's, they have problem in the design of the transmission, that is very expensive. Look at this thread,http://www.northbaysportriders.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=14103
Go...
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,598
Posted By wheels
http://www.amazon.com/Electricians-Guide-Conduit-B...

http://www.amazon.com/Electricians-Guide-Conduit-Bending-Richard/dp/9998210143Get a few books like this. It will help you figuring out how to bend. Like has been said, if it's thinwall pipe your...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By wheels
Question about 2002 1150 GSA

Can anyone tell me if the passenger seat on a 2002 1150 GSA is interchangeable with later models like a 2005 or 2006?
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
Thanx for the info and the great thread.:D

Thanx for the info and the great thread.:D
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 128,121
Posted By wheels
Hey dirty, I have an eyetalian question for you....

Hey dirty, I have an eyetalian question for you. On the newer Ducatis, say 2010 to present, all of the fairing allen screws have red thread locker on them. What strength locker is this equivalent to.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By wheels
FYI, regarding the trim pieces and actually...

FYI, regarding the trim pieces and actually they're parting out a complete 2007 R1200GS here's a link to ebay UK. I can't bid on them, as the bastich wont ship anywhere but europe.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By wheels
Did you need both sides? I'm looking for a left...

Did you need both sides? I'm looking for a left side.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By wheels
+1 when it happened to me on the road I used a...

+1 when it happened to me on the road I used a ziptie and it's still there.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,389
Posted By wheels
Interesting note on this subject, the bmw store...

Interesting note on this subject, the bmw store in marin closed this year and marin is a very wealthy county. Closest dealer's for me are in windsor, north of the golden gate and san francisco south...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By wheels
I would leave it if I wasn't selling it.

I would leave it if I wasn't selling it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By wheels
2006 Trim Parts

I need a used left side trim piece for my 2006 GS. It's the aluminum one with GS stamped in the metal. The fastener let go and the wind bent it back about 90 deg. I've already checked with beemer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By wheels
What's the latest on which weight oil for the FD?

What's the latest on which weight oil for the FD?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By wheels
Sounds similar to the fuel pump controller going...

Sounds similar to the fuel pump controller going belly up. Easy to check by bypassing the controller and connecting directly to the battery.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By wheels
EBC's, I've used them front and rear on my r1100...

EBC's, I've used them front and rear on my r1100 and r1200gs with good results. The OEM's are not necessary.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,192
Posted By wheels
I have a deposit on one and had an opportunity to...

I have a deposit on one and had an opportunity to ride one for a 100 miles on some of our great west marin roads on sunday, in a word awesome. Hi I'm jim and I'm a horsepower junkie,:lol3 so I do...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,406
Posted By wheels
For those of you considering the autoswitch, I...

For those of you considering the autoswitch, I had problems with 2 different AS6B relays. Short story is they would work, but turn off intermittantly. I received this response from autoswitch. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By wheels
Big thumbs up for the Kathy liners, I would get...

Big thumbs up for the Kathy liners, I would get rid of the varios if I didn't have them. I also use one when going over night in the truck.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By wheels
Moab, I used the Trail tech scmr16's one spot and...

Moab, I used the Trail tech scmr16's one spot and one flood. The price was resonable and Trail Tech backs up their products. I had one of the lites go belly up and the other one the casing started...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By wheels
Great pic's and info here, ...

Great pic's and info here,
http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=43772
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