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Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By khpossum
I wish it had been the wiring issue, it was ...

I wish it had been the wiring issue, it was the first thing I looked for.

I bit the bullet today and ordered from Greece a new BMW fuel assy. I was hoping for a car fuel pump that I could...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By khpossum
20067 Dakar: need fuel pump, in Albania, what models may fit

2007 Dakar, dual spark, US model:, 50,000 miles

I am on a trip thru Eastern Europe and arrived today in Albania, South of Korci by about 70 km's. The bike died. Putting the GS911 on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By khpossum
My older models all have an over-temp light. I...

My older models all have an over-temp light. I also added an indicator light to show when the fan is running. Easy addition. It will come on and off, even when riding on regular roads when it is hot....
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By khpossum
It is a very reliable engine and the cooling...

It is a very reliable engine and the cooling system is fine, but not perfect. It would have been nice if they would have made the radiator a bit bigger, but it is alright as is. That is, as long as...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,300
Posted By khpossum
I'll be in the area in June again and your...

I'll be in the area in June again and your pictures of the various areas already has me put in some other targets to visit that I did not know about. Thanks, KP
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-22-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 58,853
Posted By khpossum
This DUTCH dude has great software (don't ever...

This DUTCH dude has great software (don't ever call a Dutchman a German, bad move). I have used JavaWa for years when I import OSM maps from garmin.openstreetmap.nl and I want to name them to some...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,277
Posted By khpossum
And this is the end of the story? Stuck forever...

And this is the end of the story? Stuck forever and it is still there?

KP
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,768
Views: 1,238,424
Posted By khpossum
You may also want to look at...

You may also want to look at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00029KC2K/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Thermo-Tec 13575 12" X 24" Adhesive Backed Heat Barrier

I used it on my...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-10-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,294
Posted By khpossum
Medjet does not provide health insurance, but...

Medjet does not provide health insurance, but they have a good reputation getting you back properly to the US no matter where you crater. They will also interface with the local hospital as needed to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
For a thorough explanation of fuel enrichment...

For a thorough explanation of fuel enrichment gadgets / temperature fooling gizmo's read Poolsides most excellent write ups: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=638412
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,762
Posted By khpossum
The flow rates are so low that different hose...

The flow rates are so low that different hose lengths will make such a miniscule difference you will never notice. Both tank lobes will empty at the same time.

Unless of course you keep one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
I got one from Twisted Throttle made by MRA,...

I got one from Twisted Throttle made by MRA, model MRA.HKM28 mounting kit, MRA.RO.1 smoke grey screen. It is a short one but does pretty good and has proven sturdy when riding dirt.
...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-20-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,428
Posted By khpossum
I know this is an old thread, but another...

I know this is an old thread, but another possibility to push OSM. I think it is great and needs more contributors.

1) All the maps I have edited in OSM will route on my GPS. As long as you make...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
I used both and that seal has never leaked...

I used both and that seal has never leaked although 2 of the screws are pretty much useless. The 2 plastic ID threads are pretty much stripped. I used only just a thin layer of the sealant on both...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
Hmmm, pretty surprised. Are you dealing with...

Hmmm, pretty surprised. Are you dealing with Klaus at EPM? The last time I had a dealing with him was when I called him 9 AM from Mexico and had a new shock by the next day 8 AM right across the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-26-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,277
Posted By khpossum
anybody going to this area do yourself a favor...

anybody going to this area do yourself a favor and try to get a hold of a book by Monica Whitlock: " ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
For my Central Asia trip I took a spare seal...

For my Central Asia trip I took a spare seal cartridge with me. It is still in my trip spare parts box, hardly takes any space and it makes me feel better to have it with me. Maybe worthwhile...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
I am in Mexico, I can't look it up. It is the...

I am in Mexico, I can't look it up. It is the basic model without the external reservoir. I am sure it is my ignorance, but I have not seen any need for it. I never adjust my shocks, I just ride the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
I have Hyperpros on my 1150GS, my Dakar and my...

I have Hyperpros on my 1150GS, my Dakar and my XChallenge. Zero problems.

KP
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 58,853
Posted By khpossum
Javawa, maintenance of your garmin maps on your computer

JavaWa tools: (http://www.javawa.nl/gmtk_en.html)


Great tool for your map installs, description copy from their website:

You can create a backup of your maps with JaVaWa GMTK and restore ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 58,853
Posted By khpossum
OSM maps as installable Garmin file

Great resource. I hope it is still maintained.

I may have missed it but I do not see http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/ as as source of openstreet map files. Downloads come in different flavors...
Forum: EMEA 11-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By khpossum
I got a ticket in a rental car in Holland 4 years...

I got a ticket in a rental car in Holland 4 years ago. Just like you a received it months after the event. They were a bunch of dicks about payment method, so in the end i did not pay it. I have been...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,483
Posted By khpossum
No, there is no pdf version available for either,...

No, there is no pdf version available for either, you need to get a cd and install it on your computer. And no, the format of the information presented does not lend it to printing it except one page...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,483
Posted By khpossum
Why not hook it up to your battery with a fused...

Why not hook it up to your battery with a fused connection to a female plug and your glove to plug into that? It is easy to do.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,483
Posted By khpossum
Wrong connector, that is for your diagnostic plug

Wrong connector, that is for your diagnostic plug
Forum: Europe 09-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By khpossum
yes, they have beer and a great terrace to watch...

yes, they have beer and a great terrace to watch the sunset while drinking it.
Forum: EMEA 09-19-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,131
Posted By khpossum
Be prepared to get robbed for Macedonia...

Be prepared to get robbed for Macedonia insurance, they asked me for 50 euros, so I went to Albania instead.
Kp
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By khpossum
Cool2 I just quoted what it said on my shipping label....

I just quoted what it said on my shipping label. It was an exact replacement. I am currently in turkey so I can not check on an old unit. I just happened to have the paperwork on my computer.

The...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-10-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By khpossum
learned something new about my 276C, faillure to communicate when loading maps

In the past I have had occasionally problems putting maps on my 276C. It seems it was always when loading several map sets on the unit. I am currently using Garmin Europe, Basarsoft Turkey, OSM...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-10-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By khpossum
276C display replacement / moisture / water proofing.

I bought the display on ebay, seller was chanelbabyup. $47,

* Brand Name:Garmin
* Size:3.8 inch.
* Model NO.: LQ038B7DB01

It has worked fine since i installed it.

As far as drying out is...
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By khpossum
ha, I don't even do that with my CO plated bike...

ha, I don't even do that with my CO plated bike in Europe. It has been years since I paid a dime to the fine state of Colorado for my bike and haven't gotten a sticker since 2010. I have only been...
Forum: Europe 09-04-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By khpossum
real find in Turkey: Ermenek

We just spend 3 days in Ermenek in South Central Turkey (N36 38 22.6 E32 53 24.5). it was not part of the plan but we just wandered into it. They have a very nice hotel in town: Selcuklu Otel (N. 36...
Forum: EMEA 09-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,924
Posted By khpossum
Ferry to Cesme OK, but beware of insurance need for your bike

Word of caution:

I got smart and took the ferry from Athens to Chios and then the ferry to Cesme. The short ferry rode to Cesme cost the same as the by far longer ferry from Athens.

However...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,184
Posted By khpossum
How does it compare with the east side of...

How does it compare with the east side of mosquito pass (if you have been there)
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
fuel filter

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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,088
Posted By khpossum
For those of you have an XC TT tank: I put a...

For those of you have an XC TT tank: I put a simple, cheap small plastic fuel filter between the TT tank and the vent connection on the std tank. The fuel is not pressurized, so any fuel filter will...
Forum: EMEA 07-30-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By khpossum
You will check in just once and then no more...

You will check in just once and then no more border checks
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By khpossum
If it is like the Dakar of that year then it had...

If it is like the Dakar of that year then it had a dip stick
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
It was pretty hot going thru Turkmenistan, as hot...

It was pretty hot going thru Turkmenistan, as hot as I have seen it anywhere. Well over 45C. That was on my Dakar, no aux tank, just the main tank. It was a long ride going North from Ashgabat until...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8,340
Views: 1,357,521
Posted By khpossum
I have a TT plumbed thru the main tank vent. I...

I have a TT plumbed thru the main tank vent. I have never seen that kind of fuel loss. When it is warm and I park the bike vapor gurgles in to the TT tank, indicating that some vapor is generated in...
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