Search:

Type: Posts; User: JWMcDonald; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds.

  1. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,499

    Sounds like the symptom in my 85 Audi 5000 wagon...

    Sounds like the symptom in my 85 Audi 5000 wagon when the catalytic converter packed it in...:) - the inner material broke apart and got sideways in the canister and it felt like a potato was stuffed...
  2. Replies
    44
    Views
    3,796

    "He didn't shut-up for 2000 miles; I swore right...

    "He didn't shut-up for 2000 miles; I swore right then that was the last time for me. I prefer to ride alone, in the quiet without any new tech toys."

    There is an on/off switch...just saying.
  3. Booster Plug ...

    Booster Plug

    http://www.boosterplug.com/shop/frontpage.html

    http://www.boosterplug.com/shop/bmw-r1100-series-12c1.html
  4. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,702

    You're comparing apples and oranges with tires...

    You're comparing apples and oranges with tires for an Airhead versus tires for any of the latest generation of current BMW motorcycles - tube versus tubeless, rim widths, suspension - thereis no...
  5. A few months ago, I applied Back to Black on...

    A few months ago, I applied Back to Black on multiple locations of 2003 R1150RS that had begun to "haze".

    Works great at restoring the "blackness" and I have yet to see any degrading of the...
  6. Replies
    37
    Views
    2,111

    I experienced such an intersection that failed to...

    I experienced such an intersection that failed to trigger here in Northern California with my 2003 R1150RS.

    I called local town offices to determine that this particular intersection (at off ramp...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    851

    See...

    See http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/las-vegas-hotel-pool-sunlight-swimming-tourists/story?id=11739234#.UVHEujfhdWg

    It's not the direct sun - it's the reflections off the acres and acres of glass on...
  8. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,365

    Probably OEM plastic quick disconnects that have...

    Probably OEM plastic quick disconnects that have finally given up the ghost.

    Replace with metal QDs.
  9. Replies
    76
    Views
    3,366

    I'm a certified BMW motorcycle mechanic from the...

    I'm a certified BMW motorcycle mechanic from the 70's/80's and used to do all my own work (of course).

    Yes, I could do my own service / maintenance / and even major rebuilds.

    Now that I'm at a...
  10. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,779

    I rode to Hollister last week and had a one-piece...

    I rode to Hollister last week and had a one-piece seat installed on my 2003 R1150RS - the techs there said they had a great laugh about it at the time - not heard anything since.

    Please note that...
  11. Replies
    37
    Views
    4,108

    The BMW DIN socket does fail (corrosion and lack...

    The BMW DIN socket does fail (corrosion and lack of contact).
  12. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,483

    You will probably want to confirm that your...

    You will probably want to confirm that your master cylinder is designed to serve dual brake calipers - otherwise you will end up with hyper sensitive power brake effect due to the mismatch of the...
  13. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,478

    So if the rider had come to a stop at the stop...

    So if the rider had come to a stop at the stop sign (rather than rolling through) and then continued at his same rate of speed, then the road rat may have been and gone...;)
  14. Replies
    52
    Views
    3,591

    I've recently added a Back-A-Line (see...

    I've recently added a Back-A-Line (see http://www.backaline.com/) to my barbacks bag-of-tricks - it helps reduce the slouch that I find myself getting into over a period of time (as in about an hour...
  15. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,026

    My resistance to buying from China in this...

    My resistance to buying from China in this instance is that I strongly prefer that my money does not end up enriching a country that generally floods our country with cheap and inferior product.

    I...
  16. Replies
    151
    Views
    8,875

    I think it is the stupidest thing I've heard of...

    I think it is the stupidest thing I've heard of in a long time.

    Don't you think that if it worked as well as people claim, the manufacturers would be all over it?

    Oh, maybe these are the Darwin...
  17. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,637

    If this was the dead of winter in Greenland, I...

    If this was the dead of winter in Greenland, I could see spending time on such an exercise.

    Otherwise, what a waste of summer riding time...:-(
  18. Replies
    2
    Views
    406

    Are your levers adjustable as to angle (with the...

    Are your levers adjustable as to angle (with the 1-2-3 locations on the little wheel adjustor)?

    Could that have been changed in some way since your last ride?

    Just a thought...
  19. Replies
    72
    Views
    4,578

    How about a simple Louisville Slugger test to the...

    How about a simple Louisville Slugger test to the non-helmet wearing head - if the non-helmet wearer (M or F) can survive the hit, then they are qualified to ride without a helmet.
  20. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,616

    Different dealers, different states, different...

    Different dealers, different states, different expenses, different overhead...

    Just how did you determine "List" ?

    I call BS on the assumption that the dealer is "lying" and I call BS on the...
  21. Thread: Fork Leak

    by JWMcDonald
    Replies
    5
    Views
    562

    My first R75/5 (1972 in Duluth, MN) would puke...

    My first R75/5 (1972 in Duluth, MN) would puke the fork seals in a thousand miles due to the frost heaves on the highways - transferred (in the USAF) to Sacramento and the problem disappeared...:-)
  22. Replies
    28
    Views
    3,829

    How about something along the line of: ...

    How about something along the line of:

    http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=43633

    or

    http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=43634

    from A & S Cycles
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    842

    If I recall correctly, the securing of the turn...

    If I recall correctly, the securing of the turn signal housings is within the housing itself - you remove the lens cover(s) and there should be a half clamp that clamps onto the "pipe" of the arms...
  24. Replies
    42
    Views
    4,897

    Let's see, factor in inflation over 31 years -...

    Let's see, factor in inflation over 31 years - sure, holds the $ amount but not the value of that same $...:doh
  25. Thread: out of line

    by JWMcDonald
    Replies
    35
    Views
    2,176

    He's a cheap bastid who would probably complain...

    He's a cheap bastid who would probably complain if you hung him with a new rope....that's my thought...;)
Results 1 to 25 of 61
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3