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Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By smokedporter
Lilmonkey, Thanks for the picks. I'm still...

Lilmonkey, Thanks for the picks. I'm still waiting for the top box to get here. June 9th is what the dealer says. I'll post pics of the set up once it gets here.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By smokedporter
Thanks gang! This was the route I had planned....

Thanks gang! This was the route I had planned. But I wanted to see if I'm missing some other super trick way. I pretty good with wiring stuff so not worried at all. I just want it clean.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By smokedporter
Let's see your powered top boxes

I'm looking for a clean install for charging phones and such in the top box. Pics would be nice. I am working with a 2014 GSAW. And want to use a bulkhead mount and have it switched by ignition...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By smokedporter
I think I got it !!!

Well decided to check the pump and it was not working until i bumped it on the bench, then it was intermittent. I clalled the Dealer and it was goign to be $417 for the parts :eek1 checked Beemer...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By smokedporter
Update. Still no worky

Thanks for the help. So I took the tank off a d the green wire in the tank Plug has no juice. I checked the fuse and am going to check the relay. Should the green wire be hot when the tank is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By smokedporter
Pissed 1150 gs adv No start no fuel to the Motor now I'm stuck!!!

Help with 04 gs adventure. Rode it today for about 30 miles ran great went to leave and no start! Now I'm stuck!!! Got to get a ride back home to get the truck
Turns over and has spark. Checked...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By smokedporter
Pissed Please delete double post due to fat fingers on dam phone

Help with 04 gs adventure. Rode it today for about 30 miles ran great went to leave and no start! Now I'm stuck!!! Got to get a ride back home to get the truck
Turns over and has spark. Checked...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,745,279
Posted By smokedporter
Hey Darth was that you in Olema the other day?

Hey Darth was that you in Olema the other day?
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By smokedporter
Check out nomad tents. Might be out of your...

Check out nomad tents. Might be out of your price range but you can park your bike in the thing.
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 67,719
Posted By smokedporter
So just got mine and set it up.:clap Nomad sent...

So just got mine and set it up.:clap Nomad sent me an email last week that they were getting in an updated version and would be sending it out. They improved the guy lines, stakes, inner door zips...
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,314
Posted By smokedporter
So are we going to get these for the GS in the...

So are we going to get these for the GS in the spring?:gerg For real??? Maybe they should call them the unicorn instead of scout, since they seem to be more mythical than real! Can we put money down...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By smokedporter
I have the same setup, but I'm not sure what bolt...

I have the same setup, but I'm not sure what bolt and where you're having trouble. Could you take a pic of it ?
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,908
Posted By smokedporter
I have the BD 55 watt halogen lights and LOVE...

I have the BD 55 watt halogen lights and LOVE them! My only regret was not going HID. I do have HID low and high beams. Thanks BD for making a great product! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,480
Posted By smokedporter
I would check the battery first, if it's old that...

I would check the battery first, if it's old that could be causing your problem. If it's not the battery then it might be the unit. I had to replace mine after it started blanking out intermittently...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By smokedporter
So I did the valve adjust and endplay which...

So I did the valve adjust and endplay which helped but still had surging :huh I then did the TPS recet and redid valves and end play just to make myself happy. The TPS voltage was way off and seemed...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,177
Posted By smokedporter
Bayfield area

I lived there for a few years and would suggest camping at little sand bay north of town. Nice spot right on the water I would also look at taking the ferry to Madeline island its a short ride around...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 49,722
Posted By smokedporter
Thanks for the update:clap I can hardly wait!

Thanks for the update:clap I can hardly wait!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 49,722
Posted By smokedporter
Wicked YB, any updates ???

YB, any updates ???
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 49,722
Posted By smokedporter
what are we gonna call these

Since YB has been doing all the work on getting this dream to be a reality what are we calling these mounts. How about VikingMoto mounts?

Thanks again Eric...can't wait to get them mounted up
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 57,941
Posted By smokedporter
Slart Thanks for the feedback...I sure as hell...

Slart
Thanks for the feedback...I sure as hell hope it's not the RID!!! I'm headed to the garage to start digging into things. Wish me luck.

Jim have you ever heard of anything like what I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 57,941
Posted By smokedporter
can ballasts go bad?

This may be a bit off topic.
But since you're talking about quality HID units I wonder if my problems are related to cheap Chinese ballasts.

I have an 04 GSA with VVME slim ballast for both...
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 30,297
Posted By smokedporter
I'll take one of the new jackets in Medium!!! I'm...

I'll take one of the new jackets in Medium!!! I'm freezing my arse off in Norcal. :vardy Just tell me where to get it and when. :evil. Inquiring minds want to know
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By smokedporter
Not to hijack your post but thought this might be...

Not to hijack your post but thought this might be useful info to others.

I had one of the side latches break the other day. You know the one that holds the box to the rack. A&S had it for $71.00,...
Forum: The Garage 11-13-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By smokedporter
I have been using HF air tools for the past 5...

I have been using HF air tools for the past 5 years and they work great with my compressor (IR 5HP 60 Gal) I only buy stuff from HF when it's on sale. I paid $9.00 for the 3" cut off, 90`die grinder,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-12-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 54,730
Posted By smokedporter
Stupid memory card. Best place to buy

Any suggestions on the best place to buy that stupid Garmin only card for the 478?
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,869
Posted By smokedporter
All good info...you all got me thinking about...

All good info...you all got me thinking about things that were not even on the RADAR!!! That's what I love about the Asylum. Thanks.

The bad news is the bike thing is on hold for at least six...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 54,156
Posted By smokedporter
I had a guy come up and ask if I bought it in...

I had a guy come up and ask if I bought it in Holland. Had no idea how he came up with that, but it kinda struck me funny since I live in the the bay area which last time I looked on Google Earth is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By smokedporter
just before I got mine the previous owner broke...

just before I got mine the previous owner broke one of the plastic hinges. he found exact replacements in metal. I'm not sure where he got them but they wee around $22 ea and are fantastic I would...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2009, 02:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,869
Posted By smokedporter
again thanks for all the info, I don't think she...

again thanks for all the info, I don't think she will be doing that much dirt since it's hard to find around here. I have looked at the weestrom and it is a contender...the Rebel is out she is too...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,869
Posted By smokedporter
Thanks to all. I kinda thought I was being a...

Thanks to all. I kinda thought I was being a little unrealistic to get her out on a bigger bike first. it seems the general advice is to start her on a smaller enduro he move her up. I kinda like the...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,869
Posted By smokedporter
Scrambler wasn't even on the RADAR, Thanks !!!

Scrambler wasn't even on the RADAR, Thanks !!!
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,869
Posted By smokedporter
Advice for a new bike for the Wife

SO I finally got the wife to start looking at a bike for her. I am on a 1150 Adventure and want to get her something that she will be able to have fun on when we ride together. I ride mostly...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 434,332
Posted By smokedporter
http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/petersond...

http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/petersondargo/P8250060.jpg

http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/petersondargo/BIKE%20PORN/P8240053.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,198
Posted By smokedporter
I agree that LWR was better than LWD. With all...

I agree that LWR was better than LWD. With all the BS and whining they were entertaining. At the time LWR came out I was looking for a new bike and was very unhappy with the POS Suzuki I was on and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-22-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,130
Posted By smokedporter
I use the Otter box and took a dremel to the...

I use the Otter box and took a dremel to the charge port. It works pretty good. I can use all the buttons and charge it while I'm running down the road. I modified the belt mount to a plate on a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 54,730
Posted By smokedporter
just bought the 478 off Fleebay

Bought the 478 for $479 off Ebay. I looked around and could not find a better deal. Refurb in box, they said the had 10 left. I also picked up the GXM 30 for $174 at getfeetwet. Thanks for all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 54,730
Posted By smokedporter
478 vs 378

I'm had my heart set on 478, it looks like getfeetwet.com has/had the best price, but they are out of the refurb units. They do have the 378, I compared the two and I could only come up with the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,130
Posted By smokedporter
I have been happy with my Iphone on the bike. ...

I have been happy with my Iphone on the bike. The glove thing is a PITA but I have figured out how to make it work with gloves. The GPS works with or without Cell coverage. It's the maps that load...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,213
Posted By smokedporter
You may want to think about more schooling such...

You may want to think about more schooling such as Rawhide. Like a lot of the other inmates I would be a bit nervous being new to bikes and going two up. As for a bike recommendations. my 04 GSA has...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By smokedporter
Do a search for 1150 adventure tanks mods and you...

Do a search for 1150 adventure tanks mods and you will find an easy mod which will give you about 8.5 gallons. Looks easy, just drill a hole in the filler neck. Mine already had it done and I can...
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