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Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 1,147,763
Posted By SkiFly01
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Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By SkiFly01
I noticed highway 42-48mpg, depending on...

I noticed highway 42-48mpg, depending on sidecases or passenger to 38mpg without sidecases and no passenger
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By SkiFly01
I have changed fluids, swapped iridium plugs,...

I have changed fluids, swapped iridium plugs, TB's are balanced, tires at proper pressure, air filter clean, valves adjusted to spec. So there isn't much left other than the O2's from what I've read...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By SkiFly01
replacement O2 sensor options

I have an '08 GSA just about to hit 60k. I've been doing more super slab riding, with knobbies :rofl and I noticed a drop in MPG's. I looked at what BMW charges for O2's and um yeea goodluck with...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,681
Posted By SkiFly01
Mitas is an established brand, it's more...

Mitas is an established brand, it's more well-known in Europe, They mainly provide products to the agriculture and commercial markets and have been around since the 1930's.
"Currently, about 86...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,903
Views: 1,284,758
Posted By SkiFly01
I do have the liners but it was a tight parking...

I do have the liners but it was a tight parking spot so put the GSA on a diet so an LT and KTM could fit in the same parking spot.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,681
Posted By SkiFly01
I ran the E-09 rear with TKC front, the E-09...

I ran the E-09 rear with TKC front, the E-09 fronts I have read are very soft and get about half the life of the rear, even when you get the Dakar version.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,903
Views: 1,284,758
Posted By SkiFly01
I have used the straps but I don't keep them on...

I have used the straps but I don't keep them on all the time. Here are a few of the times I have used them.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 925,527
Posted By SkiFly01
2000 for sale

I have the Sherpa project I had been working on up for sale now, if you know anyone interested you can send em my way. :evil

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcy/4713640646.html
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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-07-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6,534
Views: 559,537
Posted By SkiFly01
1989 Honda XR500 dirt bike - $700 (newberry/trenton)

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcy/4690857841.html

1989 Honda XR500 dirt bike. New engine with pretty low hours on it, starts first or second kick every time, super compression, and very strong...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By SkiFly01
it can be some left over rubber from the previous...

it can be some left over rubber from the previous tire, most likely it is at the bead to rim lip that isn't fully sealing. I had this issue once, just breaking the bead and cleaning there should...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6,534
Views: 559,537
Posted By SkiFly01
Sherpa

Selling the Sherpa, know anyone? :ear

http://images.craigslist.org/01010_dwtWhpP7Sac_600x450.jpg

http://gainesville.craigslist.org/mcy/4671720996.html
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By SkiFly01
You can look on eBay or even craigslist along...

You can look on eBay or even craigslist along with the links mentioned above.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,355
Posted By SkiFly01
I ran that setup 2 years ago but with an E-09 and...

I ran that setup 2 years ago but with an E-09 and it was LOUD at highway speeds.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7082/7112720723_ed5dafcc6f.jpg

For the price it has been hard to beat the Pirelli...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-26-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 349,849
Posted By SkiFly01
I just remember how Jeremy Clarkson described it...

I just remember how Jeremy Clarkson described it on Top Gear.

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By SkiFly01
definitely not factory, all the BMW plugs I have...

definitely not factory, all the BMW plugs I have seen that are unused have a weather sealed cap or plug on them. Other than that, not sure what it is other than some odd-ball power source for a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-05-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,485
Views: 349,849
Posted By SkiFly01
I think it's alive again. ...

I think it's alive again.

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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-04-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6,534
Views: 559,537
Posted By SkiFly01
More of a Facebook ad that is available, ...

More of a Facebook ad that is available,

Contact this guy, https://www.facebook.com/chad.pemberton

if you're interested. It's still in FL (Daytona area).
Suzuki GSX650F
Black with silver and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,494
Posted By SkiFly01
I'm going with the Click and Clack answer,...

I'm going with the Click and Clack answer, BOOOOOOOOOOOGUS!

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By SkiFly01
At only 2k avg a year it would take easily 3-5...

At only 2k avg a year it would take easily 3-5 years before you killed off a set of Tourances. You could go more dirt oriented and still enjoy pavement riding on them, because of your mileage you can...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,720
Posted By SkiFly01
My GF uses the Etymotic MC3's...

My GF uses the Etymotic MC3's (http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/mc3.html) with her iPhone, has a mic too.

The MC2's (http://www.etymotic.com/ephp/mc2.html) will work with Android and if you don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By SkiFly01
I agree with FotoTEX. You had the oil changed...

I agree with FotoTEX. You had the oil changed before storage, oil doesn't go bad from sitting. The tires may need to be scuffed up before you really ride them hard and the brakes may need to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,331
Posted By SkiFly01
As long as the oil isn't cooked you should be OK...

As long as the oil isn't cooked you should be OK to stretch it. Some will advise against it but if you are going to super slab it then that will not be so bad. However, if you have the 30 min, oil...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 925,527
Posted By SkiFly01
I was out on some trails yesterday with...

I was out on some trails yesterday with Newcastleadam <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By SkiFly01
When you get towards the top of the tank the...

When you get towards the top of the tank the filler neck can hinder how much you can really put in. Taking my time I have been able to get in 9-9.2 gal.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,866
Posted By SkiFly01
You may need to ohm test all the ignition coils...

You may need to ohm test all the ignition coils both when cold and hot.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,789
Posted By SkiFly01
Lucky! You get doughnuts at your dealership :thumb

Lucky! You get doughnuts at your dealership :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 925,527
Posted By SkiFly01
To be honest I'm finding better offroad tires in...

To be honest I'm finding better offroad tires in the 80/100 sizes vs the 90/90. I really doubt the extra 10mm of width will really give you better traction. The tires I'm seeing in the 90/90 that I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 925,527
Posted By SkiFly01
This setup has done water crossings up to the...

This setup has done water crossings up to the seat, woods, jumps, rocks, sand, basically anything I could ride over, I did. Not saying sticks and debris can't lodge itself but I think I have given my...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 925,527
Posted By SkiFly01
I did some trimming of the swing arm gussets on...

I did some trimming of the swing arm gussets on mine to fit the rear Michelin Starcross MS3 120/90/18...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By SkiFly01
I ride an '08 and this happened to me but I...

I ride an '08 and this happened to me but I caught it in time to not lose any hardware. The circlip looks to be a wear item and eventually fails, part #5. I brought it in under warranty and it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By SkiFly01
Looks to be a weather sealed plug like anything...

Looks to be a weather sealed plug like anything else BMW makes.

http://cdn1.canadamotoguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/R1200GS_enduro_plugin--720x480.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By SkiFly01
I ran the Mitas E09 for around 8k miles and 2500...

I ran the Mitas E09 for around 8k miles and 2500 of those were from FL to TX and back to FL. Good off-road but noisy as HELL on the highway. Very nice to have for off-road stuff, but I only ran the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,346
Posted By SkiFly01
Still looking to go out there tomorrow for a few...

Still looking to go out there tomorrow for a few hours if anyone else is gonna go.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-14-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,346
Posted By SkiFly01
Looking to head out there on Sunday.:evil

Looking to head out there on Sunday.:evil
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,346
Posted By SkiFly01
Yea, I found some black-water holes i thought...

Yea, I found some black-water holes i thought were shallow but got water over the front fender and surprised me pretty good.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,346
Posted By SkiFly01
I'm down. I'm trying to get a few to go do...

I'm down. I'm trying to get a few to go do Lochloosa too. I went last weekend and found lots of water and just plain fun!
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,534
Views: 559,537
Posted By SkiFly01
Not exactly CG, but looks to be a deal in...

Not exactly CG, but looks to be a deal in Kissimmee for $1,500

http://images.traderonline.com/img/5/dealer/752024/111622828_3thumb_770x574.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,640
Posted By SkiFly01
I did mine recently when I changed out my tires...

I did mine recently when I changed out my tires but I haven't had them come back, it was 6-8 months from death of battery to replacement. Do I need to get them re-paired to the bike itself?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By SkiFly01
Option 1: 90 degree tire valve extension ...

Option 1: 90 degree tire valve extension
http://www.awdirect.com/product_images/large/WSR2ValvestemExtenders.JPG

Option 2: buy a pump for yourself
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