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Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,465
Posted By webwalker
I took the original wheel clamp off after finding...

I took the original wheel clamp off after finding it was dicey at best. Mounted the HF wheel chock and tried it for awhile, then removed it, too. Found getting onto the center stand was too...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By webwalker
Per a recommendation my Jim Von Baden, these have...

Per a recommendation my Jim Von Baden, these have made my life much easier:
http: //www.motorcycleanchor.com/tire_valves/index.htm (http://www.motorcycleanchor.com/tire_valves/index.htm)

Angled...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,682
Posted By webwalker
Check out paragraph "8" in the link provided in...

Check out paragraph "8" in the link provided in post #29
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By webwalker
Here you go...LINKY...

Here you go...LINKY (http://www.advdesigns.com/weulbrledbli.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By webwalker
I used the average silver adhesive foil material...

I used the average silver adhesive foil material on my Jesse's and after a couple of years it looked pretty ragged and wasn't insulating much any longer. I replaced it with Lava Mat that's 0.007:...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,829
Posted By webwalker
Good luck finding Dale's Pale Ale in a bottle. It...

Good luck finding Dale's Pale Ale in a bottle. It may not be green, but it's damn good, can and all.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,193,800
Posted By webwalker
Welcome to Oilheads. Nachtflug has a bit of a...

Welcome to Oilheads. Nachtflug has a bit of a history here.

Now go get us some sammiches and beer.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By webwalker
Not trying to start an oil thread, but after...

Not trying to start an oil thread, but after putting in Rotella synthetic 5w-40 mine rattles less on start up then it did with Mobil 1 10w-40.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,612
Posted By webwalker
I would agree with the 30% loss statement on my...

I would agree with the 30% loss statement on my 2010 with grip puppies, plus they take longer to warm up completely. Also, the ambient temp definitely makes a difference on how effective they feel....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,977
Posted By webwalker
Having learned to ride and owned Japanese bikes...

Having learned to ride and owned Japanese bikes much of my early life, I prefer the single switch. Even my 1982 RS has one, and jumping off of the 2010 GS and onto the RS can require my brain to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,122
Posted By webwalker
Oh goody - an oil thread! That said, I've...

Oh goody - an oil thread!

That said, I've been running Rotella 5w-40 in my 2010 for a year now. Ridden it in some pretty hot temps this past summer, too. My thought behind this is that start up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,587
Posted By webwalker
2010 Alternator Cover

Has anyone changed the belt on a 2010 or newer w/ESA? It appears the shock spring may cause some difficulty in removing the cover. I don't recall the spring being this close on my 2005, but I didn't...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,666
Posted By webwalker
I've seen these...

I've seen these (http://legalspeeding.com/radarbox.htm) in use, though I'm not sure now you manage cords and the headphone adapter for the V1.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 69,395
Posted By webwalker
Resurrecting a 19 page thread that's over 5 years...

Resurrecting a 19 page thread that's over 5 years old has to be a record.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By webwalker
After owning a 2005 1200 GS I'm a believer in not...

After owning a 2005 1200 GS I'm a believer in not buying first year models. Since there's so much changing in the water cooled GS I'd consider it "new".

While I loved the 2005 enough to buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,824
Posted By webwalker
Thank doG my wife loves me and the street was...

Thank doG my wife loves me and the street was deserted . No lecture but that didn't erase the embarrassment.:muutt
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,824
Posted By webwalker
Dropped my new-at-the time 2010 twice in the...

Dropped my new-at-the time 2010 twice in the first few months. First time was in Wyoming in June heading over a pass into Teton National Park when I ran into what I though was snow on the road as far...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,921
Posted By webwalker
Schu, where'd you get your valve stems, and are...

Schu, where'd you get your valve stems, and are you using them on wire wheels? I've looked around but haven't found any that inspire confidence.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,182
Posted By webwalker
I'm getting ready to switch out my first set of...

I'm getting ready to switch out my first set of Anakee 2s for a new set. Both the old and new set are V rated. However, if I keep hearing good things about the H rated tires, I may consider going...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By webwalker
I run my anakee2s at the same pressure I ran...

I run my anakee2s at the same pressure I ran Tourances - 36 F / 42 R. Six thousand miles later they're still looking good.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,898
Posted By webwalker
I had a pipe extension on my 2010 to keep the bag...

I had a pipe extension on my 2010 to keep the bag cool. Worked great, but I missed the sound, as the extension lowered the noise level and raised the pitch. I ended up removing the extension and...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,034
Posted By webwalker
Don't beat yourself up too much - you're not the...

Don't beat yourself up too much - you're not the only one this has happened to. It's not difficult to remove the headlight shell. Unplugging the meters and the headlight is the hardest part. Remove...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,034
Posted By webwalker
Got the kit for my 2010 GS and have spent a good...

Got the kit for my 2010 GS and have spent a good portion of the day looking for a suitable mounting place for the low beam ballast (haven't gotten to the high beam as of yet).

Either the ballast...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,193,800
Posted By webwalker
I shouldn't think the maintenance would be more...

I shouldn't think the maintenance would be more difficult on a boxer configuration. Other than the additional care for the coolant system, performing other regular maintenance items *should* be...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,435
Views: 2,193,800
Posted By webwalker
I've been having similar thoughts, but while...

I've been having similar thoughts, but while studying my '82 RS. It does seem like BMW had quite a bit going for it back then with a type of bike that might be desirable now.

Looking at the RS I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By webwalker
Wolfman Moto Briefcase

Here's another option to think about:
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Tail/moto_briefcase.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By webwalker
I have the Machineart Moto...

I have the Machineart Moto (http://machineartmoto.com/shopsite_sc/XHDOHC.html) covers with HB bars on my camhead and they fit just fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,198
Posted By webwalker
Chis is great and he really helped out in '98...

Chis is great and he really helped out in '98 when I was reconstructing my airhead. I, for one, am sorry to hear of Eurotech's closing.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By webwalker
Yep, mine did the same after sitting for awhile....

Yep, mine did the same after sitting for awhile. I was also experiencing the typical 2-3 second rattle at start up. Last oil change I switched from 10w-40 BMW synthetic to 5w-40 Rotella syn and it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,324
Posted By webwalker
I've got a Covermax 1/2 cover in X-large. Fits...

I've got a Covermax 1/2 cover in X-large. Fits very nicely on my GS with a Givi AF330 windshield and Givi topcase.

Bought mine at Cycle Gear, but here's a link to MC Superstore...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,407
Posted By webwalker
I always try to remind myself that, according to...

I always try to remind myself that, according to the laws of physics, the natural position for a motorcycle is on its side.

Sounds like there was no harm, thus no foul.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,598
Posted By webwalker
I think part of the confusion may be in regard to...

I think part of the confusion may be in regard to the factory recommended Castrol oil that's unavailable in the States. I had the dealer do the 600 mile check, but for the last two FD oil changes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 30,649
Posted By webwalker
BMW's gear lube is also red.

BMW's gear lube is also red.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,215
Posted By webwalker
That's a shame. I've gotten great service out of...

That's a shame. I've gotten great service out of them. Ordered all of my airhead rebuild parts from them. 20% made a significant difference, especially since the dealer we had at that time marked...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By webwalker
+1 with an AF330 on a 2010. Bought mine over a...

+1 with an AF330 on a 2010. Bought mine over a year ago. I don't suppose there's been any changes since??
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By webwalker
I ordered my HyperPro damper earlier this year...

I ordered my HyperPro damper earlier this year through
EPM Performance Imports, Inc.
77 Pension Road., Suite 17
Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-786-9777

It was delayed a few weeks and my card wasn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By webwalker
Two women I know are currently on their tour of...

Two women I know are currently on their tour of AK. What am I doing? Sitting in the smoke from all the damn forest fires with my thumb firmly up my arse watching the Tour de France.

I suck.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By webwalker
Hepco Becker's can remain in place for service on...

Hepco Becker's can remain in place for service on the oilhead and camhead engines.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,706
Posted By webwalker
It's pretty fugly on the early 1200s. On the...

It's pretty fugly on the early 1200s. On the current bikes you can hardly see it. I left mine on.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By webwalker
Works great on my '10. With winglets and...

Works great on my '10. With winglets and Tobinators it's the best cockpit I've ever had.
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