Forumsee - Technical Should I widen my intake port? Hello, Are there any downsides to widening the intake port? From the factory the port is already as wide as it can be on the outside, however I notice that it tapers down to a much smaller hole ... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:27:21 GMT 2-Stroke Engines 2017-12-11T17:27:21Z Oil Change Lesson After draining the oil and changing the filter, I overfilled the oil. I believe I misread the marks on the 4 liter jug of oil. I was backing out the bolt/plug to drain a little oil off and bac... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:17:44 GMT SV Modifications and General Maintenance - Suzuki SV650 Forum: SV650, SV1000, Gladius Forums 2017-12-11T17:17:44Z BMW R100 Rear Crankcase Bearing I have just gotten a loan of the BMW tools to replace the rear crankcase bearing. Can someone please outline the procedure using these tools? Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:59:54 GMT The Garage - ADVrider 2017-12-11T16:59:54Z Mystery tool I've been doing most all of my wrenching out of the nifty little overpriced kit I bought from the Beemer shop for my GS. I keep staring at this little guy and just can't figure out what it's for. ... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:59:41 GMT The Garage - ADVrider 2017-12-11T16:59:41Z GSA OEM windscreen on a GS ? Can a LC R1200GSA windscreen be used on a LC R1200GS ? Same bolt pattern ? Better weather protection than OEM GS ? Thanks Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:11:12 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-11T16:11:12Z R1200S specific engine refurbish tech advice requested I've a couple specific questions maybe experienced fellow forum members can help me with: With R1200S engine heads and cylinder barrels removed: 1) Are rod shell color codes marked anywhere o... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:31:29 GMT BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum - Pelican Parts Technical BBS 2017-12-11T12:31:29Z newbie help on warm and safe gear anyone willing to walk a heated gear newbie through the process before i order some stuff? never used the stuff but would like to do it once and do it right. also, anyone bought while utilizing ... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:25:27 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-11T11:25:27Z cx500 breather tube on head can someone tell me the i.d of the hose that connects to the head for the breather tube IE the smaller ones save me pulling me bike apart Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:52:32 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-11T09:52:32Z looking for a rear caliper Im in search of a rear caliper for an 84 sporty, If im not mistaken 82 - 86 should be the same for the bracket I have. I do know that's off an 84 XL. But im in need of a caliper. Thanks Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:13:51 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Tires, Wheels, and Brakes - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-11T08:13:51Z Bent Rim in La Paz BCS I bent my cast aluminum front wheel(19" on 2013 bmw r1200gsw), when riding near Bahia de Los Angeles. Tire went flat but after finding tire shop was able to get big dent reduced to where tire woul... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:06:26 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-11T08:06:26Z GS indent letters on GSA gas tank? Anybody know a source in the US for black insert letters for the indented GS on the side of the 2017/18 GSA gas tanks ? I see Humvee Graphics in the UK sells them but not sure if they ship to the U... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:06:13 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-11T08:06:13Z Can wires. 2018 CVO Road Glide. I am removing the entire factory stereo system minus the head unit. While reading the wiring diagram I see there are several Can Hi and Can Low wires. I'm guessing these are Ca... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:50:35 GMT Electrical and Lighting - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-11T05:50:35Z Installing Slipon's Hi guys, Quick question, When removing OEM Exhaust cans and installing i need to replece any gaskets?? Cheers Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:06:50 GMT Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery 2017-12-11T05:06:50Z Removal of Boom Audio and CANBUS When a Boom Audio amp is removed in favor of something better what happens with the CANBUS wires that are in the amp plug? Are they looking for a signal? If I remove the amp harness altogether... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:34:53 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-11T04:34:53Z Can an amp just "die"? First of all, thanks to T for his undying determination so far in attempting to trouble shoot over the phone with me. And second, thanks to all y'all on here for all the information you provide. I... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:34:47 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-11T04:34:47Z New to the sidecar world Curious about maintaince on an '09 Hannigan with electric camber. Bearings,tire and pressure,etc. Any pointers would be be greatly appreciated Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:13:22 GMT Hacks - ADVrider 2017-12-11T04:13:22Z Anyone tried both tank bags: SW-Motech DAYPACK vs GIVI ST602 Sport-T? I already own this GIVI and use it on my DL650, but also have a bigger SW-Motech (the SPORT 14L) bag on another bike of mine, which is tempting me to trade my GIVI for a SW-Motech DAYPACK, so I can... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:21:16 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-11T03:21:16Z Thoughts on Astronomy Binoculars As a gift for my brother who is now a skywatcher after this year's eclipse. I'd like to get any input from those in the know. He retires in Feb., and has a long road trip (auto) planned through the... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:20:49 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-11T03:20:49Z Best Anti-Fog I'm new to the ADV group and recent'y purchased a new Africa Twin for an Alaska trip next summer. I'm in the process of upgrading the bike and adding things for the trip, Getting a few miles whe... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:20:43 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-11T03:20:43Z Sleeping bag recommendations for toddler Im hoping to do some camping with my son next year, he’ll be 2 in June. I’m wondering what others have had success with for sleeping bags for toddlers, there seem to be few high quality options fo... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 03:20:36 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-11T03:20:36Z Swingarm width/distance between pivots? Hi Guys, I'm just starting to source parts for my CX500 cafe build and I have an idea I want to try for a different swingarm. Does anyone know what the width of the swingarm is (or have one off... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:47:59 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-11T01:47:59Z My newest build, Beach cruiser, Coaster Brake Question Hey guys, I am building a beach cruiser and i am running into a lot of trouble with the coaster brake, the bar opposite the rear sprocket (bike not motor sprocket) the one that catches the coaster ... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:17:05 GMT 2-Stroke Engines 2017-12-11T01:17:05Z Wunderlich LED Side Light/Brake light insert Has anyone installed these Wunderlich LED Side Light Inserts with Brake light on their 1150? This unit from Wunderlich. They're supposed to replace "the standard BMW indicator." I'm a bit stumped ... Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:01:29 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-11T00:01:29Z removing a piston rod from crank without taking apart the motor Ok so long story short one of the valves broke and damaged the piston in my f2. Now I don't know how I was so lucky but there is no scaring on the cylinder head wall. I have a spare piston to repla... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:56:45 GMT General Tech - CBR Forum - Enthusiast forums for Honda CBR Owners 2017-12-10T23:56:45Z Someone can share their injection map (septs) for a low rider s Hola tengo Dyna Low Rider s con un escape vannce y hines competencia 2-1, tengo un (sepst) Necesito la mesa AFR y VE, gracias. saludo desde España tengo muchas inyecciones problemas estornu... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:53:41 GMT Electrical/Ignition/Tuner/ECM/Fuel Injection - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T23:53:41Z FP3 Autotune question I just had an afterthought... I just made my last autotune run and "finished" the autotune. I uploaded it and then went back into my "autotune modified" canned map. I then changed the idle RPM a... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:53:35 GMT Electrical/Ignition/Tuner/ECM/Fuel Injection - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T23:53:35Z Mutazu quarter fairing. are you running one? looks like a substantial saving against a genuine Moco version, anyone got one? are they any good? i realise i need the seperate fitting kit. Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:50:05 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Accessories - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-10T23:50:05Z TSSM Reset 2007 FXDB Hey guys, I know this is a very discussed topic and I've found a handful of threads about it but nothing that has worked yet. The other day I installed an LED tail light with integrated signa... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:45:33 GMT Electrical and Lighting - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T21:45:33Z How do you know if something sounds good? We recently helped a another shop out DC Cycles and Racing in Alabama teaching them tips and tricks. Their words ?we never knew a bike could sound like this?. So it?s got me do you... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:20:05 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T20:20:05Z Thunderstorm valve springs? How high a lift can the stock Thunderstorm vavles support without issue. Is there a better SE spring kit for that would allow for better performance both with the .497 bolt-in can and a bit higher ... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:22:08 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Motor - Top End - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-10T19:22:08Z Installed Drag Pipes on my 87 FLHTC OK, I know some hate them, but that's what I went for. I installed L.A. Chopper vortex cones, on them, and we adjusted the carbs. (Too cold to go for a test ride, and she's not tagged yet). What I... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:09:15 GMT Engine/Fuel/Intake/Exhaust - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T19:09:15Z Tent specifications question Hello fellow riders, I am planning a rtw trip in 2 years and am looking for a tent. The Vaude tents look pretty appealing to me however there is one thing I dont understand. I am trying to d... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:02:39 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-10T19:02:39Z Garmin 660 mount I had a Garmin 660 on my GSA. It was on the original Garmin mount that has a load of cables hanging out of it. I cable tied them out of the way, but it always looked messy. Now I've bought a SuperA... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:02:19 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-10T19:02:19Z Solid Rally wind screens Total noob question here, I searched but didn't find an answer. Why are most Dakar/rally-race style windscreens not clear see-through? Seems like you are eliminating a large area of visibility dire... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:01:59 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-10T19:01:59Z Throw Out bearing snap ring Pain in the ass snap ring holding the adjuster screw in. What king of snap ring pliers do you have with tips that small ? Similar ring is used in other locations on the bike (mostly pivot pins) Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:00:09 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Transmission, Clutch, Primary & Secondary Drive - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-10T18:00:09Z Ohlins shock service It's like watching paint dry, but fascinating. After watching this, I don't believe that it's a DIY job;unless you have specialist tools, use of vacuum machines and 'stretchers' all of which are re... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:52:07 GMT Suspension - ::. .:: 2017-12-10T17:52:07Z gl500 running to rich? I have a 1981 GL500 it has been sitting for 7 years. Replaced jets and needles, cleaned carb. Now it will start but after a minute or less it will start smoking and running rough like it is flood... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:42:26 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-10T17:42:26Z How Seat Concepts saved my posterior Lots of info on options and photos of my upgrade project: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 16:45:02 GMT The Garage - ADVrider 2017-12-10T16:45:02Z Keyless error During my last trip I went to 2 days of heavy rain and drenched my gear. I usually put my key FOB around my neck with a lanyard. On the third day the key was not recognized by the keyless system. I... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:56:12 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-10T15:56:12Z R1150gs tire choice I have some property now with trails and would like to start riding them more for just some experience and fun. I have had shinko 705's on my Klr which was my first bike and 3 sets on my 2000 gs w... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:56:06 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-10T15:56:06Z 9 hole sprocket mount hub measure Hi! I've a question about the 9 holes sprocket mounting hub. I'm about to buy a 64T T8F sprocket,which has only 3 mounting holes disposed at triangle,I've noticed that the rubber hub with 9 ho... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:38:53 GMT Transmission / Drivetrain 2017-12-10T14:38:53Z Took On An Engine Build Yesterday I was able to secure a job to build an engine. This one is pretty straight forward, nothing too crazy but it is experience. The bike is a 1998 Wide Glide. The bike only has 32k on the cl... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:18:58 GMT EFI Maps and Tuners | Bike Talk motorcycle forum 2017-12-10T14:18:58Z Carb slide Just replaced my carb slide as it had wear marks/damage on the wings that fit into the slide recesses, and was very loose in the carb body. I did wonder if the carb body slide parts were going to b... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 11:07:53 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Air intake, Carburetor, EFI, Fuel, and Exhaust - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-10T11:07:53Z You guys running Dyna and Ultima ignitions..... How many miles have you got on them? I'm debating what to get for my '98 1200, I may just get a new factory module. I run about 10,000 miles a year on average and wouldn't want to have to get a new... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:59:07 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Electrical and Ignition - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-10T07:59:07Z Power Vision O2 Reading Stuck at 17.90 I recently had a Power Vision installed on my 2009 Road King Classic in conjunction with upgrading my engine. Everything is running just fine but I've notice two problems. First, the displa... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:41:47 GMT Electrical/Ignition/Tuner/ECM/Fuel Injection - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T07:41:47Z '03 Dyna FXDWG no spark / no start issue 28k miles Mikuni carb aftermarket HD oil pressure sensor 14" bars no other changes which could affect mechanical or electrical Been working on this since mid-September, rode fine until... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 05:35:10 GMT Electrical and Lighting - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T05:35:10Z 2018 CB install on Ultra Limited I am going to install a CB on my '18 Limited. Can anyone tell me how to remove the currend switchpak without damage and install a new one with the ptt switch? Sun, 10 Dec 2017 04:14:13 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T04:14:13Z road king triple tree on a electra glide Hi, so as the title says, I just bought myself a harley davidson electra glide 1989 and i have already started to take it apart. now I'm considering to change the front end to something "easyer" an... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 03:55:51 GMT Frame/Suspension/Front End - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T03:55:51Z The curious case of the self disassembling shock Hey guys, I noticed that my rear shock was not behaving right. Sure enough, I took a look, and the adjuster shaft was hanging there like a sorry asparagus. So I removed the handle and t... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 03:54:40 GMT BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum - Pelican Parts Technical BBS 2017-12-10T03:54:40Z Need help with knowing what wires go where on a 2010 kawasaki 250r if anyone can help I have a 2010 kawasaki 250r I bought a new ignition and the wire's coming from it don't match the 7 wires that is already on the connector if anyone can help me out I would greatly appreciate it t... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 03:37:41 GMT General Tech - Kawasaki Forums 2017-12-10T03:37:41Z Helmet Refurbish? i have this Shoei blue with dragons on it. Love it. The helmet is a large, just starting to feel a bit too large? Can these things be “repacked”, or must I shop for a new life? It’s an RF1000 L Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:52:07 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-10T02:52:07Z Anyone put kayak handles on metal panniers? I was thinking about a set of these for my bumot boxes. Anyone done such a thing? Sun, 10 Dec 2017 02:51:53 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-10T02:51:53Z Conrod bearing/shell Identification Can anybody identify the bearing shell from my 1979 UK CX500? I have stripped the engine down to sort out a potential gummed piston ring problem and found the shells are not as expected. The c... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:31:00 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-10T01:31:00Z How to connect Throttle and Choke cables to the carbs. I bought a 1980 CX500 with the carbs out of the bike and I can't seem to find anything online about the installation, specifically where and how the throttle and choke cables connect. Any instructi... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:30:53 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-10T01:30:53Z What is this called and how can I fix it/ get a new one? Well here I am again, contacted the previous owner who said he had never changed the spark plugs so I decided to go ahead and do that and this happened. What am I going to have to do to get it back... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:30:46 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-10T01:30:46Z Rockford Fosgate Amp / Rokker XT Series Speakers Hey gang. For one of my winter projects I am adding an amp to the bike. I put J&M Rokker XT Series speakers in the fairing a few years ago (part number 40-453). I just purchased the ROCKFORD FOSG... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:19:15 GMT Electrical, Wiring and Lighting : V-Twin Forum: Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-10T01:19:15Z Squish clearance? When I'm finished enlarging my squish chamber on my stock head what is the minimum amount of squish clearance I'm looking for to take full advantage of the squish? I'm aware the rod and such wil... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:59:41 GMT 2-Stroke Engines 2017-12-10T00:59:41Z R1100GS Tool Cover I lost the tool cover the other day. Rode around w/o the tool cover lock, and it flew away. I saw a stamped steel cover on ebay, but with shipping, its one Benjamin large. Besides ebay, anyone have... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:45:09 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T23:45:09Z Reducing the mess on R1200 Hexhead or Camhead oil changes My searching didn't produce anything worthwhile. I change my own oil, just got in my last one before today's snow storm. Every time I do this, there's a Peter North quality money shot of hot oil al... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:45:02 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T23:45:02Z A question of pegs..... I was out in the shed practicing kata this morning, and in between while getting my breath back I looked at my 01 GS and wondered if I could swap the pillion and rider foot pegs. I'm looking for a... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:44:56 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T23:44:56Z End of Year GS Sales? Now that the new 2018 Rallye's with the TFT screens are out, I'm thinking about a 2017 Rallye. What kind of discounts can I expect on a "last year" model? I've gotten some good deals on cars in D... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:44:50 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T23:44:50Z Hill Start Assist? What's the deal-ee-oo? Is this something that's already on the bike and just needs to be flipped on at the dealership? Actually reads like some nice gee-whiz tech kit worth trying. Anyone with real... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 23:44:43 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T23:44:43Z V&H Pro Pipe Baffle help Hi all Need to fit a V&H Pro Pipe to a second bike I have bought. I had it on my other bike but it is very noisy. The problem I have is this bike is kept in a place where I cant make a lot of ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 18:55:40 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Air intake, Carburetor, EFI, Fuel, and Exhaust - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-09T18:55:40Z The Whore. Hijacked another thread so I figured I had best start my own. Just picked up this '04 950 Adventure S with 45k miles for $3500. Bought it in Grass Valley, CA. Pics from CL posting.... ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 18:36:02 GMT Orange Crush - ADVrider 2017-12-09T18:36:02Z OZ super coil VS stock I've been playing with the lighting coil and thought I should test the OZ super coil, the stock coil put no spark out until 600 rpm and about 18000 v, at 4260 rpm it put out about 26000v, the OZ pu... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 18:26:57 GMT Lighting & Electronics 2017-12-09T18:26:57Z Electric fan conversion data & FAQ thread BE SURE you have placed your vote on the poll, it will help me to know how many parts to order and how much I need to beg & borrow from a friend to place the orders. Part to make 50 of these things... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 17:14:15 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-09T17:14:15Z engine tight to turn over new to the fourum so hi ..i have a cx 500 eurosport which is a non runner at the moment and just cleaning and going through wires etc. my main problem is im trying to turn the engine over at the ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 17:14:08 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-09T17:14:08Z After market seats for GS Adventure 1200 Howdy Guys, Just wondering if anyone can comment on Saddleman Channel tour adventure seats. I have a GSA 1200 (2010). Happy overall, but longer hauls still do a lot of twitching in the saddle. ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:29:04 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T15:29:04Z Dirty Bird Lids So dirty bird just announced they'll be making some lids that will fit 7.7 and 8 speakers...excited to see the final product Sat, 09 Dec 2017 12:11:37 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-09T12:11:37Z 800GS sidecar rig, what's it worth? Thinking about selling depending on the value but I've been off the forums for awhile and have no idea what the going rate on these things would be. No luck searching for similar rigs in the For Sa... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 11:20:50 GMT Hacks - ADVrider 2017-12-09T11:20:50Z Anyone remove the shock cord from their tent poles -- on purpose? Got a new tent, REI Quarter Dome 1, 2017 model. Love the tent so far, although I haven't slept in it yet. Without the poles or stakes, it packs down really small. The issue I'm running into is not ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:16:01 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-09T10:16:01Z Misfiring CX 400 euro Hi if any one can help me sort this really annoying problem out that would be much appreciated? I have a 400 euro that has a cronic mis fire(or dead) on one cylinder despite new coils/leads, plu... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:39:15 GMT Technical Help Forum 2017-12-09T08:39:15Z New motor problem New motor seeutek pk 80 the analog speedometer read 49mph while my digital speedometer read 29km which is 18mhp I don't think the analog speedometer is working right I think I'm actually going 18mp... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:09:08 GMT 2-Stroke Engines 2017-12-09T08:09:08Z Traded the F800 for a new toy great day today! Loved the F800GSA for the last two years, but the new ride is amazing. Great deal on end of year. Came with everything I least for now. Clearwater lights, Zega pannier... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 06:54:09 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T06:54:09Z Favorite Power Distribution Module/fuse box for a 1200GS hexhead What is everyone using for a Power Distribution module/Fuse box for a Hex Head? On my r1150gs I have a had a 6 fuse 5025 Blueseas fuse block for the last 8 years with no problems. I am a big fan of... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 06:54:03 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-09T06:54:03Z Soundstream with 6 speakers So, I may have jumped the gun on my bike trying to get a few rides in with the new tunes before the winter. I put a new JVC HU, Soundstream Pn4.1000d amp, and Infinity Kappa 62.11 in the fairing a... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:59:37 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-09T02:59:37Z brake rotor too small for hub? Hey guys, I got a basket case sportster recently and it came with 2001 wire wheels. I ordered the correct year rotors for it and then went to install but the diameter of the center section of the r... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:51:06 GMT Frame/Suspension/Front End - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-09T02:51:06Z anyone want to help this guy out Category: Sidecars (Rigs and Hacks): sidecars/rigs wanted Any Leads? Looking for an airhead compatible sidecar (complete with linkage) to tote my dog around. Probably going on the '88 R100G/S... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:38:40 GMT Hacks - ADVrider 2017-12-09T02:38:40Z Drifting - do you? Does anyone "drift" the back of their rig (and I do mean anything with three wheels - but please specify which configuration in your answer) when cornering on the street? I ask this because it's... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:38:20 GMT Hacks - ADVrider 2017-12-09T02:38:20Z Holy shift installation Bought the HS and searched quite a bit but didn't see any info on how to install it, so here's how I did it. I'm not a mechanic or a blogger. If anyone has more or better info please chime in. 1. ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:24:14 GMT How-To's - Yamaha Star Stryker Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-09T02:24:14Z RedHotPipe Well I couldn't see any more brass shavings in the carb anywhere so I put the it back on yesterday and fired it up today. It was 28F degrees overnight. It starts fine with the choke/enrichener but ... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 02:06:29 GMT Sportster Motorcycle Air intake, Carburetor, EFI, Fuel, and Exhaust - The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum 2017-12-09T02:06:29Z What bug-repellant repels insects that bite this big? Huge "road-rash", super-itchy! Oops, no photo uploads, anymore in advrider..ouch Anyway, the bites look like miniature volcano's, up to 1mm in diameter, raised about 1mm off the skin. There is a crater where the flesh has be... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:53:23 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-09T01:53:23Z Need an additional switch for 'owt? I needed a switch for some spots as I want to be able to operate them independently, thought this was a clever little item as it can be operated with forefinger so ideal and fixes on very securely.... Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:34:27 GMT Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights 2017-12-09T00:34:27Z Knee grip pad removal from matte finish tank Acquired a Moto Guzzi Tenni a few days ago. PO put grip pads on tank sides. They are less pad than grip tape. Big panels, too. Ironically, they're worthless for their intended purpose, because ... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:31:13 GMT The Garage - ADVrider 2017-12-08T23:31:13Z Oil cooled vs water cooled currently riding a beloved 2013 oil cooled GSA. With the end of the season deals, the new water cooled bike has peaked my interest? Any insight from other owners whether or not to make a switch? Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:37:33 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-08T22:37:33Z GSA pannier locks finnicky I'm on my third set of BMW R1200GS Adventure panniers (2006, 2012, 2016) and have found the locks on all panniers to be fussy as hell. Turn the key all the way to lock or unlock and the lock wont ... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:37:26 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-08T22:37:26Z My Spark Plugs, analysis, LARGE Photo! Performing my yearly maint. These have about 20k, virtually no oil consumption (I add 1 qt throughout a 5k mile change cycle), valve lash within spec except for one Ex on cyl 4 @ .005. I'm no ex... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:46:55 GMT "KRS/GT" Technical Q&A - 2017-12-08T19:46:55Z RS/GT and LT shocks Will LT Shocks fit on The RS and GT? aftermarket shocks seem to be more available used for the LT than the Same for RS and GT. I would assume that they require heavier springs, but what else? Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:46:48 GMT "KRS/GT" Technical Q&A - 2017-12-08T19:46:48Z A couple ? For the gurus! I'm in the process of upgrading my stereo on my 17 SG, I have purchased the Kappas and CV B54 amp. I ran the wiring both ground and power to the battery using 8ga wire, installed the Kappas into th... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:59:10 GMT Audio Systems - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-08T17:59:10Z Available: Ex-Nate Kern Racer ? 2007 BMW R1200S I saw this and though about you cats (includes some R11S/R12S history in the writeup): Ex-Nate Kern Racer – 2007 BMW R1200S | Bike-urious -Jeff Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:47:48 GMT BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum - Pelican Parts Technical BBS 2017-12-08T17:47:48Z DFI Code reading? I have a 2009 KAF620S. The DFI light has flashed and also is currently staying on while running. Is there a way to read codes without a reader. I have read several other types of vehicles by usi... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:40:30 GMT General Tech - Kawasaki Forums 2017-12-08T17:40:30Z Dry Clutch vs Wet Clutch Have a 1993 Moo Bike (Harley Davidson) Raised ring on block has gone back and the shop says to go to a dry clutch. What will this do to the operations and valve and appearance. How about mainte... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:38:07 GMT Primary/Transmission/Driveline/Clutch - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-08T17:38:07Z S&S power tune header Hey guys, I have a 05 Ultra that I'm getting ready to install exhaust on. I ordered the S&S power tune header and RC Components 4.5" cans. My bike has a stage 1 kit, and I removed the Rinehart true... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:54:27 GMT Engine/Fuel/Intake/Exhaust - Harley Davidson Forums 2017-12-08T16:54:27Z New owner 2010 990 with 250 miles. New to posting not forum. 7 years been lurking and craving an adv bike but my 2001 1200 Bandit has kept me happy until the right bike came along. The Bandit has a forever home. Still a fun bike... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:48:57 GMT Orange Crush - ADVrider 2017-12-08T16:48:57Z Harbor Freight hard cases I received the big flyer in the mail and noticed an item I hadn't seen before. They are now selling a knockoff Pelican style case. Being the cheap bastard I am I had to check one out. They are call... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:47:15 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-08T16:47:15Z Aerostitch vs. Bohn Back Protector Just got a new Stitch 1 pc. and wanted a back protector so I ordered the Aerostitch one for $75.00 and the Bohn made for the Stitch suit. Got the Bohn on "demo sale" for the same price. No compari... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:47:08 GMT Equipment - ADVrider 2017-12-08T16:47:08Z Wrecked to Riding. On the cheap. My first bike was an SV650 and ever since I sold it I have wanted to get another one but, already having another streetbike, it didn't make a whole lot of sense to go buy one for their regular goin... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:30:58 GMT The Build Board - Suzuki SV650 Forum: SV650, SV1000, Gladius Forums 2017-12-08T16:30:58Z GSW Evaporative Canister i have searched this with no results. I wonder if anyone has removed the canister from their Wethead? The reasons for doing this would be the same as for older bikes I suppose. Primarily being t... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:29:03 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-08T13:29:03Z Little problem with front rim 1200GS LC I picked up the front wheel from the mechanic, because I little damaged a rim and on the occasion replacing the bearing. I picked up from mechnic and now the question - how I gave it back I do not... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:28:56 GMT GS Boxers - ADVrider 2017-12-08T13:28:56Z importance of draining the fuel tank for storage What's your experience of draining the fuel tank if you're going to be storing the bike for a while? Last year I moved back to Spain and ended up with a bike in the UK and here in Alicante. I d... Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:15:48 GMT Building, Restoration & Modification 2017-12-08T13:15:48Z