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Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,163
Posted By Irish769
LED Blinkers

I installed 2 sets of the Weiser Ultra-Bright LED blinkers this weekend. I'm quite happy with the results. They are considerably brighter and more visible from the side. $60 a set from ADV Designs...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,246
Posted By Irish769
Leftover Stuff

Sorry if this isn't the proper place...I recently traded off a 08 C14. I accumulated a lot of farkles over the years and have a couple left that aren't doing me any good. I have a new OEM seat (All...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,375
Posted By Irish769
I really doubted I would ever need an expensive...

I really doubted I would ever need an expensive piece of plexi-glass over my headlight. Then I saw the price of replacing an LED unit. I still wasn't convinced. I was going about 60 when a passing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,163
Posted By Irish769
I did something similar but used fiberglass...

I did something similar but used fiberglass window screen. I've done it before on other bikes and it works well. Keeps everything out, doesn't affect airflow and best yet....costs next to nothing.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,163
Posted By Irish769
These are the grips I'm tempted to try. I think...

These are the grips I'm tempted to try. I think first I'll go cheap and easy and see how the Grip Puppy or Grab-on-Grip type mentioned above work. I've never attempted swapping out heated grips and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,163
Posted By Irish769
Grips

I'm really unhappy with the stock grips and looking for some advice. The stock grips are too small and have poor feel. What's available that won't interfere with the heat function? Does anyone have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,163
Posted By Irish769
I wish I had known about this case....I replaced...

I wish I had known about this case....I replaced my pillion seat with the SW Motech plate. It was pricey and for a few bucks more you got a locking compartment. Live and learn.... I see you have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,763
Posted By Irish769
I went with the Fastway EVO 3's. Great pegs for...

I went with the Fastway EVO 3's. Great pegs for just a tic over $100. I put them in the "low" position and didn't have to change the shifter or rear brake.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,414
Posted By Irish769
Happy so far....

I'm just coming up on the 600 mile service on my 14 GS. It's my first BMW and so far all is well. It seemed to shift hard for the first 200 miles or so but it gets better every ride. I'm still a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,163
Posted By Irish769
Took The Plunge...

Recently picked up a white 14 GSW. It's my first BMW. I traded a Concours 14 and so far I'm pretty happy. There's a local multi-brand dealership that I had purchased several bikes from. My initial...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Bikerzbits.com They are very reputable with great...

Bikerzbits.com They are very reputable with great customer service.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I ordered some black plastics from Bikerzbits....

I ordered some black plastics from Bikerzbits. Their customer service is great. I went with the "cheap" shipping that said "2-3 months." It was pretty accurate as it took 2 months and 2 weeks to make...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I have a friend in England that scored me a set...

I have a friend in England that scored me a set of the R&G side covers for a lot cheaper than I could. It would have cost over $200 to order for shipment to The States. They fit perfectly and appear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
$30 Service Manual

I already have one but if you don't it's a good price. I have purchased from him in the past with no issues.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
talked with our techs about your...

talked with our techs about your questions/concerns. We have come up with a couple of possible options for you. First, let’s address the desire for better fuel economy while maintaining performance....
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Atta Boy Finn....While looking at those pics of...

Atta Boy Finn....While looking at those pics of damage I couldn't help but think of the shots of Nancy puttin' your LRP down on less than accommodating terrain. All with nary an indication of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I saw on another forum that the MSR shift lever...

I saw on another forum that the MSR shift lever (part # 342169) fits this bike perfectly. It runs about $25 which is decently priced. I can't remember however if it's steel or alloy??? I think I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Mine did it also after the first ride of 15-20...

Mine did it also after the first ride of 15-20 miles. It was a very small amount and hasn't done it since.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I sent you a PM.

I sent you a PM.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Nice setup. I'm envious of the trip. You live...

Nice setup. I'm envious of the trip. You live around some fabulous country. I spent my share of time in Boise at the BIFC. (i think it's called NIFC now?) Ride safe and watch for critters!
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I think they will. I actually have a set of the...

I think they will. I actually have a set of the Tusks but went with the Cycra's as they were a gift. Wanna buy a set of lightly used red Tusks? I won't be home until tomorrow night but I can check if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I think the triple clamp front mounts are the...

I think the triple clamp front mounts are the shizzle. They seem much sturdier than bar mount setups. I bought the Cycra Pro Bend Bar Pack. It comes without the clamps and the triple tree mounts are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
The overall shape of the aluminum "heart" of that...

The overall shape of the aluminum "heart" of that Cycra looks the same as the Pro Bend Bar Pack I have. I have the triple tree front mounts and they're great. I'm betting those will fit.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Thanks Kevin, that makes sense. I thought I was...

Thanks Kevin, that makes sense. I thought I was missing something. Is there a pedal that folds up like the shifter to possibly alleviate some of the bending?
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I've always wondered about these. Not having any...

I've always wondered about these. Not having any off road experience I was not familiar with the concept. I'm having a hard time envisioning how these can help keep the pedal from being pushed...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I think a popular option with stock bars are the...

I think a popular option with stock bars are the Cycra Pro Bend- Bar Pack. They come with out bar clamps. You attach to the front of the fork clamps with the optional triple clamp front mounts. They...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Pike IRFC based in Monument, CO. 1982-1987 (...

Pike IRFC based in Monument, CO. 1982-1987 ( Yea.....a million years ago!):D
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Hey Lost, Another great video. It brought back...

Hey Lost,
Another great video. It brought back some awesome memories. I spent several years on a USFS Hot Shot crew based in Colorado. We spent most of our time in So Cal. I can almost smell the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I'm a big believer in dielectric grease for...

I'm a big believer in dielectric grease for connections that may get wet. I have some handy for this job if I ever get it apart!
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Thanks for the responses. I must be a special...

Thanks for the responses. I must be a special idiot as I can't figure it out. I'm sure it's one of those things that's easy enough to do but hard to describe. I suppose I'll have to pull the tank...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
EJK Installation

I'm ready to install my Dobeck EJK. I think it's possible to do without lifting the tank. My question is, can anybody tell me how the existing connectors come apart? I looked at Rick Ramsey's photos...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Don't be offended...people will get around to it...

Don't be offended...people will get around to it once a topic gets covered sufficiently. If you are dead set on the Highway Handguards top clamp I can't answer your question. I went with the Cycra...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
I hope you're installing some o' them goodies...

I hope you're installing some o' them goodies during this fine NE weather! My scooter is in the basement and I put that stuff on when it hits my doorstep!
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
13T installation

If someone wouldn't mind dumbing it down and indulging me for a moment....I have a 13T front sprocket on order. The installation seems pretty straight forward. Please correct me if I'm wrong; slack...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
S.E. Lincoln....Spittin' distance from Denton!

S.E. Lincoln....Spittin' distance from Denton!
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Just picked mine up last week. $4650 out the...

Just picked mine up last week. $4650 out the door. That doesn't include the taxes/plates which is a separate thing here in NE.

I can get the Dobeck EJK for 150 delivered with my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Ejk

Thanks for the replies on the FI controller. This bike will unfortunately spend most of it's time on the road. I have very few options for of- road here in flyover country. I will take it out to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Ejk

I'm seriously considering an EJK FI controller. With the Law Enforcement discount it's hard to pass up. I'm wondering if the benefits are worth the cost if the bike is otherwise stock. I don't know...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Looks like the Mighty Mo.....Dodge Park maybe?

Looks like the Mighty Mo.....Dodge Park maybe?
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10,626
Views: 2,009,834
Posted By Irish769
Nice pile o' goodies there Gnath9! I went with...

Nice pile o' goodies there Gnath9! I went with the Flatland gear as well. I installed it this weekend and it looks to be very well made and fits like a glove. It says a lot when there is no bending,...
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