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Forum: Hacks 12-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By SLACKER
you rang?

I would concur with what everyone else has said..........and here is my two cents;
First..........get the bike running..........do the normal stuff........compression ck etc.....Do your normal due...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 74,055
Posted By SLACKER
Whilst touring the world on new rig...

You might consider visiting Slacker in Mexico.........You could bring him some of those Walmart tires cuz I am sure those crazy French things will have blowed up my then:D
Forum: Hacks 11-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
EML...needs work and $$

I have researched this rig a bit .........Emails/phone conversations etc.......and I think that for the rig to be driven more than around the block from time to time it is going to need some...
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
Pm

PM sent .......if still available I am in Baltimore........
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
Just checked build date Michelin 22nd week...

Just checked build date Michelin 22nd week 2013...Just received a new Nankang dated 11th week 2013
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
These Michelins may be imported independently of...

These Michelins may be imported independently of Michelin USA. .They are manufactured in the Tigar Plant in Serbia, a wholly owned subsidiary of Michelin. In USA they may be considered "Grey Market...
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
Question Michelin ? Coker? Repop?

"Possibly Coker repops ? "
:nortonWhat are you cats talking about? I have dealt with Coker in the past...."Repops"?? Retreads? I don't think so...These are New Michelins. XZX...."Made in...
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
michelin

Drone, The tires are Michelin XZX's and they look fresh. I purchased them from Summit. I am not sure of the date of manufacture.
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
Leak

Hi Claude....yeah it is a 2 part wheel and it is sealed with black silicone. The leak is definitely at the bead...bubbled up nicely with soap....It's been 48 hrs since we applied the bead seal goop...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
Dawn......

I always use some sort of dish soap and had on this occasion as well.........that's what alerted me to the leak originally.....I initially cranked pressure up to 50psi hoping that would help the bead...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,488
Posted By SLACKER
Eh? New wheel/Michelin combo leaking at bead ??

I received my custom built wheel for my V-Strom Rig this week and installed a new 145/80/15 Michelin tire on it. The bead leaked quite a bit.The wheel I believe is based on a 3.5" aluminum wheel from...
Forum: Hacks 11-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
EML Airhead

I still think it would be worth taking a look at if I was in the market for an early EML........they are rare..and I love mine....120 MPH notwithstanding...:freakyI
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
Laugh EML seller gone POSTAL

I followed instructions and called him. Among other interesting things he mentioned about the rig was how fast it is. Said the had it approaching 120 mph and decided it was time to slow...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,528
Posted By SLACKER
Thumb Beautiful Trip

It looks like a brilliant ride you are experiencing......Are you posting real time or was your adventure during the warmer months? I would just expect Finland to be chilly this time of year....and I...
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,029
Posted By SLACKER
Nice Project!

I think you have the ingredients for what could be a really nice Rig!.......I am looking forward to watching how it progresses.......:clap
Forum: Hacks 11-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
EML Airhead

I spoke to the gentleman selling the rig...he sent about 30 pictures to my phone..I think it is worthy of consideration but a very thorough inspection needed...EML rigs seem to be magnets for...
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
hmmmm

No pissing contest intended.....I just think that your comments on this Bushong build were incorrect...I have had some dealings with Mr Bushongs shop over the years and although his rigs aren't what...
Forum: Hacks 10-15-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
Hmmm

Sounds like you know more than the Swedes who design the Ohlins...as my physics teacher used to tell me"too much knowledge can sometimes be dangerous"
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
I'm not an engineer, but I was told by Ohlins rep...

I'm not an engineer, but I was told by Ohlins rep that they can be installed this way without affecting performance...I needed to install them this way because of fitting constraints on a bike.....(I...
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
Wow!!

And look at the ground clearance!.......That would make a sweettt RTW rig:lol3
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By SLACKER
Thanks gents

:clapWhat I am considering is a full on build...Leading links (probably sourced in EU), lower FD, ppossible URAL car (cheap but sturdy), 15" wheels for car tires etc etc
And wondered if an 06 1150...
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
Looks nice but....

Looks like a nice Rig. Possibly one of Terry Bushong's builds.For my money though I would prefer an EML rig of similar vintage.Thats what I currently have and even after rebuilding top end (...
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By SLACKER
Question Servo ABS ?

What about the ABS on an 06 ? Same as on 04? I have heard that some ABS brakes can be an expensive nightmare .....
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By SLACKER
Clarification

I may buy it for a future project.....It's a VERY attractive price.....Also, It a an R1150GSA......it seems the 1150 and 1200's overlapped for a yr or two
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By SLACKER
06 1150 GSA as a Tug?

Not that I am really in the market,(I MIGHT BUY IT FOR A FUTURE PROJECT) but I came across an 06 1150 GSA for sale at a reasonable price........Any opinions regarding this year GSA ?....I am not well...
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,634
Posted By SLACKER
Eml frame

I might be interested in the frame.......keep me posted......Is there an EML graveyard near you by the way?:evil
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,634
Posted By SLACKER
me likey eyeball

[QUOTE
Desperate times call for desperate measures. It's ugly and it's all mine.[/QUOTE]
Assuming it is structurally sound I think that car is pretty sweet .........if you ever get tired of her...
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
185/80/15 on 4" wheel

Any opinions on mounting a 185/80/15 in a 4" car wheel ?
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,854
Posted By SLACKER
I didn't realize I wanted it

That's been the only thing consistent in my life.....I WANT EVERYTHING :lol3.....and preferably two of each..:D[B][I][COLOR="SandyBrown"]I think my next rig will probably involve shipping an 1150 GSA...
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
RS to S Fairing ????

Yeah, that RS fairing had me roasting in Mexiko.......http://slackerville.smugmug.com/Mexico-2014/i-9z5FVMg/0/L/IMG_0897-L.jpg (http://slackerville.smugmug.com/Mexico-2014/i-9z5FVMg/A)
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
Leading Link

Leading Link as well as the entire rig was built by Claude at CSM....they did a great job for the original owner who I bought it from.
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
yeah the old EML is sweet.......

httphttp://slackerville.smugmug.com/Mexico-2014/i-qDtF9TS/0/L/IMG_1000-L.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
Where is that post?

Here's a Link..........Inmate is Dylan.S http://www.aroundtheworld360.ch/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z70_nAqvcZM&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
My other rigs...........

!980 R100 EML........F'ing small fortune unexpectedly invested........Now I can never sell.:lol3..Siebenroch Cykinders/pistons, Dual plugged, New heads with Hitemp/Hitech coating per boxerworks. 4...
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
Bypasing Darien Gap.......SIde/Boat ??

Esperimenting with my new foto posting skills...:D...Not sure if any of you saw this post.......but this is an inmate who in lieu of taking the easy way around the Darien, decided to turn his GS1150...
Forum: Hacks 10-04-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6,698
Views: 2,510,241
Posted By SLACKER
Sidecar Bali Stylie

327317early morning reconnasaince mission.....
Forum: Hacks 10-03-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 74,055
Posted By SLACKER
Ground clearance

Hi Dave, I am trying to decide how involved I want to get (work,energy,$$ etc) in getting more ground clearance on my new V-Strom Rig........I currently have 6" at lowest point below bash...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By SLACKER
Link to gs rig build etc

http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/46811-1993-BMW-EML-Sidecar-R100-Paris-Dakar-Enduro-Sidecar-Rig-EML

I think it was built by that cat Chris (530.520.7856) out on the west...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,944
Views: 671,366
Posted By SLACKER
Jeaniel Sidecars

Is anyone familiar with this brand? Also for sale is a Jeaniel Leading Link with a mating wheel .........I am considering purchasing those items although I doubt I will ever own the bike they were...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 74,055
Posted By SLACKER
Talking Rig in Chicago

Good luck with that k1100 rig.... Hope its nice.......U could always follow my lean; Sell everything you own..... Buy a rig for every day of the week...beats supporting the multinationals and...
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