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by dave the german
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Days Out
Topic: Next 2 days
Replies: 10
Views: 79
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Re: Next 2 days

John , the way this mad world is going, many may have time on their hands in the not to distant future!! I remember about10 years ago throwing a strap over a trailer and stretching my calf and having the strangest (and painful) feeling where I "felt" a bang and done some tendon damage. Was...
by dave the german
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Days Out
Topic: Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester, Monday October 5
Replies: 12
Views: 112
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Re: Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester, Monday October 5

Hopefully this North East lockdown won't affect things!!
by dave the german
Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Days Out
Topic: Next 2 days
Replies: 10
Views: 79
Great Britain

Re: Next 2 days

Johnny Would have ridden over for a coffee and chat had I not stepped off a trials bike and the ground was 2 feet lower than expected. Snapped a calf muscle, so on crutches while they decide whether to operate or not. So riding anything is out at the mo. Enjoy this spell of good weather and stay sa...
by dave the german
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: R11S - Mirror Arms/Stems - Paint Failing
Replies: 5
Views: 53
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Re: R11S - Mirror Arms/Stems - Paint Failing

There have been posts in the past about this, If I recall, to do it properly you need to remove the glass to get at the end of the arm, I think warming them up was the way to do it but it wasn’t easy. If you could touch them up and put a strip of helicopter tape on the edge it might look ok. The BC...
by dave the german
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: R11S - Mirror Arms/Stems - Paint Failing
Replies: 5
Views: 53
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Re: R11S - Mirror Arms/Stems - Paint Failing

The arms aren't sprung loaded. there's a locating "washer" inside which keeps them in place along with friction . One of mine has gone the same way. The only explanation I can give is the paint has come off when I have folded the mirrors in to put it in the garage - I haven't much space to...
by dave the german
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Boxerpix
Topic: dmmsta's R11S
Replies: 20
Views: 140
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Re: dmmsta's R11S

Very smart. Do you have the panniers for it too, since the rails are fitted? Cheers, Paul Hey Paul Yes have the panniers - with both city & touring lids! Also has original BMW workshop manual, Haynes version of the same, original owners manual, and the centre paddock stand, although going to ad...
by dave the german
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Bits'n'bobs for sale
Topic: Maxxis Supermaxx ST tyres, 120/180, new.
Replies: 5
Views: 91
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Re: Maxxis Supermaxx ST tyres, 120/180, new.

That Yorkshire blood just keeps shining through :wink:
by dave the german
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Days Out
Topic: Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester, Monday October 5
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Great Britain

Re: Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester, Monday October 5

That would suit very well Peter - depending on the weather gods :lol: don't relish the thought of Northampton and back in the rain so fingers crossed
by dave the german
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Days Out
Topic: Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester, Monday October 5
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Great Britain

Re: Jack's Hill Cafe, Towcester, Monday October 5

I'm on holiday that week so could be up for it. Peter, which way would you be going? Might be able to make a meet up if all goes to plan for me
by dave the german
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: New Trixters?
Topic: New to BMWs - New to Boxers
Replies: 8
Views: 89
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Re: New to BMWs - New to Boxers

Very nice! As for the cracks on the screen, "they all do that sir"
by dave the german
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Boxerpix
Topic: dmmsta's R11S
Replies: 20
Views: 140
Great Britain

Re: dmmsta's R11S

that is very tidy!!
by dave the german
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: Laser vs Standard Exhaust?
Replies: 8
Views: 86
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Re: Laser vs Standard Exhaust?

the way to get the exhaust studs out is very carefully!!!! Seriously tho, they are a right barsteward. I got a local bike breaker to loosen the nuts and he used heat although there are others on here that have snapped the studs even using heat. Good Luck!!
by dave the german
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: ABS Question
Replies: 6
Views: 162
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Re: ABS Question

SP250 wrote:Nope - but the 12S does.



John having both the 11 and the 12 I should know that and I was pretty certain that was the case but it had been a long day :lol:
by dave the german
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: ABS Question
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Great Britain

Re: ABS Question

Has the 11s got CANbus?
by dave the german
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: R18 landed
Replies: 17
Views: 225
Great Britain

Re: R18 landed

as above, we're all different but that is just truly horrendous (just my opinion of course)

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