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Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By OoPEZoO
Correct.....had a brain fart :lol3 For some...

Correct.....had a brain fart :lol3

For some reason I was thinking the pushrod was under tension from the linkage at all times. Going back over it in my head, that is definitely not the case. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By OoPEZoO
Yes you did it correctly. There is no way you...

Yes you did it correctly. There is no way you would ever be able install the transmission with the pushrod and linkage/slave in place. You would be fighting the spring force of the clutch pack and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,221
Posted By OoPEZoO
I like the Vario top case, but not the side...

I like the Vario top case, but not the side cases. I use them because they came with my bike, but I never would have spent money to buy a set......especially at retail prices. My top case stays on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By OoPEZoO
I had a Corbin on my old RT. It fit on the bike...

I had a Corbin on my old RT. It fit on the bike like a pile of crap, it was hard as a rock, but I loved it. My only gripe was the fitment issues and it was a little lower than I would have liked. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By OoPEZoO
The previous owner put a Braille battery in my GS...

The previous owner put a Braille battery in my GS not long before I bought it. I'm not sure which model it is, but I will never install one in another vehicle. If it is cold out, I have one shot at...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,585
Posted By OoPEZoO
Good stuff D. :thumb

Good stuff D. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,909
Posted By OoPEZoO
I picked up two of these from Burnsmoto.com and...

I picked up two of these from Burnsmoto.com and hooked them up in my tank bag. I keep my iPhone plugged in all the time and use the 2nd one for long days on the road when I need to recharge my Sena...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,149
Posted By OoPEZoO
Just got back from a trip to Colorado where I...

Just got back from a trip to Colorado where I covered 4200 miles in 8 days. I was wearing the Sambias for the majority of the trip, including 3 days of 100+ degree heat across the plains. The only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By OoPEZoO
+1 on the X-Pel. I'll take the stick on adhesive...

+1 on the X-Pel. I'll take the stick on adhesive protectors any day over an extra expensive plexiglass shield mounted in front the headlight. I can't say I ever understood those. You can also buy...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,491
Posted By OoPEZoO
+1......8500 for me is no fuss and stone...

+1......8500 for me is no fuss and stone reliable. I constantly swap it between the car and bike, so the less crap to deal with the better. The only time I get false alarms is when I'm driving...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,039
Posted By OoPEZoO
I use the coiled extension cord, but I don't see...

I use the coiled extension cord, but I don't see any reason why it wouldn't work fine either way.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,149
Posted By OoPEZoO
I just picked up a set of the Held Sambia gloves...

I just picked up a set of the Held Sambia gloves about two weeks ago. They are much beefier in person than the picture below lets on. The knuckle armor is nice and heavy duty. Good armor on the...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,388
Posted By OoPEZoO
+1 on the Merino wool socks. I wear gortex lined...

+1 on the Merino wool socks. I wear gortex lined boots, so they can get pretty toasty in the summer, but my feet are always dry when I take them off. Even after 600+ miles of scorching heat. Makes...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,423
Posted By OoPEZoO
Might want to check out the TCX Infinity GTX...

Might want to check out the TCX Infinity GTX boots. I just picked a pair up last month and have been happy with them so far. This is my 2nd pair of TCX (formally Oxtar) boots and the first ones...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,720
Posted By OoPEZoO
I never leave home without stuff to fix a flat...

I never leave home without stuff to fix a flat tire........slime pump, extra valve stem core, and sticky rope style tire plugger kit.

On my RT, I never carried more than the factory tool kit,...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By OoPEZoO
motorcyclegear.com - has some screaming deals on...

motorcyclegear.com - has some screaming deals on left over stuff from previous model years. I have been shopping with them for years (previously newenough.com), and have always been extremely...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,059
Posted By OoPEZoO
I wear custom molded earbuds from Earfuze.com. ...

I wear custom molded earbuds from Earfuze.com. They work great for me and the DIY kit is under $50.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,195
Posted By OoPEZoO
Once I moved to the earbud setup I have done...

Once I moved to the earbud setup I have done multiple 600+ mile days and never had an issue with losing charge. I think my longest day since getting the Sena has been a little over 14 hours. That...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,195
Posted By OoPEZoO
+1 for a Sena SMH-10 with the earbud mount. Then...

+1 for a Sena SMH-10 with the earbud mount. Then you can stream any audio you want directly through the headset via bluetooth. I routinely stream MP3's, podcasts, and Pandora from my iPhone. Plus...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,711
Posted By OoPEZoO
Plastidip rules. :deal I've been using...

Plastidip rules. :deal

I've been using that crap for years on my Jeep. It has always held up great. Buddy down the street used it to paint his el cheapo steel wheels. We wire brushed them to...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,491
Posted By OoPEZoO
You are going to love that...

You are going to love that detector.....especially for commuting duty. I have a 8500 that I use that treats me well, but have a coworker who bought the 9500 probably 8-10 months ago. I know it has...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,200
Posted By OoPEZoO
Thanks. Thats what I figured when you said it...

Thanks. Thats what I figured when you said it was an old setup. I guess one of these days I'll just have to break down and build my own
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,200
Posted By OoPEZoO
What are you using for a passive mixer? I've...

What are you using for a passive mixer? I've seen a few available, but there doesn't seem to be much available for a reasonable price.

I can make one myself for about $5, but I'm lazy :lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 538,237
Posted By OoPEZoO
Then something is wrong. That should be almost...

Then something is wrong. That should be almost physically impossible to handle. Mine would blow my ear drums out if I tried that. My typical setting is somewhere around 75% volume on the iPhone,...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,925
Posted By OoPEZoO
I just replaced my old Oxtar (now branded TCX)...

I just replaced my old Oxtar (now branded TCX) Matrix 2 sport touring boots with new TCX Infinity GTX boots. My old boots lasted over 75k miles of daily use, but don't have the support or protection...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By OoPEZoO
I think you are getting soft :lol3 ...

I think you are getting soft :lol3

Actually, I don't think that is out of line. There is no insulation at all in that jacket shell. Short sleeves versus long sleeves under the jacket shell...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 538,237
Posted By OoPEZoO
Max volume with earbuds? Seriously? Do you have...

Max volume with earbuds? Seriously? Do you have the Sena cranked to max, and your iPhone volume cranked way down? Thats the only way I see this is even possible. At max volume, it would be so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By OoPEZoO
Sure, they can be soldered and will work again. ...

Sure, they can be soldered and will work again. Unfortunately, I can't tell you how well they will hold up. That will all depend on how good of a job you do. Your best bet is to make sure the...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By OoPEZoO
Holy crap. I guess I got lucky. I traded a low...

Holy crap. I guess I got lucky. I traded a low Mayer seat straight up for my Rich's seat. No way in hell I would have spent that kind of coin on it.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,679
Posted By OoPEZoO
I have a Rich's seat for my GS. I bought it...

I have a Rich's seat for my GS. I bought it second hand, so it wasn't "made" for me. That being said, the build quality is excellent and is all day comfortable. I have done numerous 600+ mile days...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By OoPEZoO
I don't do anything to protect mine. I've worn...

I don't do anything to protect mine. I've worn it for hours at a time in all sorts of rain and never had an issue. Sounds like your buddy just ended up with a bum unit. I wouldn't stress about it....
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,200
Posted By OoPEZoO
I use a Sena SMH10 as well. I have it paired...

I use a Sena SMH10 as well. I have it paired with my iPhone. Same setup for my wife. She listens to her music, I listen to mine. Then we use the intercom function to talk back and forth. It also...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By OoPEZoO
I agree that it could be measurement error, but...

I agree that it could be measurement error, but just for shits and giggles.........

Those '04 twin spark models are notorious for bad stick coils. They tend to gradually break down over time. If...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By OoPEZoO
I'm 6'2" but have broad shoulders and long arms....

I'm 6'2" but have broad shoulders and long arms. I just got fitted for a suit to be in a buddy's wedding. They gave me a jacket to fit my shoulders and then proceeded to remove 10" of fabric across...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-24-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,025
Posted By OoPEZoO
Bravo.....well played :lol3

Bravo.....well played :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,123
Posted By OoPEZoO
I also have the neanderthal hand issue and hate...

I also have the neanderthal hand issue and hate the skinny BMW grips. Used to make my hands ache like hell after a day of riding. I put grip puppies on my RT after a few months, and had a new set...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By OoPEZoO
I have a Kathmandu and it is a great jacket for...

I have a Kathmandu and it is a great jacket for anything under about 80 degrees. The armor is excellent and I love that First Gear offers tall sizes. I 'm 6'2" 235lbs with long arms and broad...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,039
Posted By OoPEZoO
He might referring to these http://earfuze.com ...

He might referring to these http://earfuze.com

Thats what I use and they work great for me. I will never use standard headphones or foam earplugs again.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,039
Posted By OoPEZoO
I have been usnig the earbud setup for almost a...

I have been usnig the earbud setup for almost a year and it has worked great for me. 80mph on my GS and everything is crystal clear with the volume set at about the same volume I would use if I was...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,267
Posted By OoPEZoO
I electrified my tank bag. The bag then plugs...

I electrified my tank bag. The bag then plugs into the accessory socket on the upper left fairing piece of the GS so it switches ON/OFF with bike the ignition switch. Then I wired two of these up...
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