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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,252
Posted By ausfahrt
Lots of good info, thanks for posting. ...

Lots of good info, thanks for posting.

Tom, the cool neighbor from earlier posts, has been fantastic with helping us in our slow transition to northern living.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,252
Posted By ausfahrt
:D Well I was in Vermont for a couple of weeks...

:D
Well I was in Vermont for a couple of weeks this past summer and the little lady and I are here now for a quick fall getaway.:viking

The weather has been great but unfortunately we missed...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By ausfahrt
:D That's what I was thinking too. ...

:D

That's what I was thinking too.

No problem, I'll get over it.:wink:



I get the cash part and I don't begrudge the guy for selling to someone else, it's the lack of communication...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By ausfahrt
Well that's annoying.:ddog I had been in...

Well that's annoying.:ddog

I had been in contact with the seller several times a few weeks ago and I knew that the bike had been for sale for several months. I told him that I would be in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5,358
Views: 879,167
Posted By ausfahrt
It has been done. ...

It has been done.

http://bigdreama.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle-junk/i-GMX4Gps/0/XL/Waterproof_GPS-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By ausfahrt
And this is the other side that you hear about...

And this is the other side that you hear about the K75's. These bikes seem to have a love/hate personality with very little middle ground.

We shall see....
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,809
Posted By ausfahrt
Nice Bike, congrats. I wouldn't worry...

Nice Bike, congrats.

I wouldn't worry about bags just yet, put some miles on the bike to make sure that you two get along before spending cash on farkles.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,802
Posted By ausfahrt
I think that the asking price may be a tad high...

I think that the asking price may be a tad high but not outta line. The "one owner elderly gentleman with meticulous maintenance records" bit carries a lot of weight in my opinion.

I would...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By ausfahrt
That's the kind of stuff I keep hearing about the...

That's the kind of stuff I keep hearing about the ole K75s. I have never owned or even ridden one but I am getting kind of excited about this one.

Incidentally, as mentioned the one in question...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By ausfahrt
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the reply and the advice. The ad said...

Thanks for the reply and the advice. The ad said it was an "s" but as you have shown it apparently isn't. I didn't say anything about a K100, my other bike is a R1200GSA but I knew what you meant. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,650
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the write-up. They are an odd pair but...

Thanks for the write-up. They are an odd pair but timely for me since I ride an '07 R1200GSA and am interestingly going to look at a K75 next week.

I am looking for something smaller for around...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
Crack= no suck :rofl Good point and I...

Crack= no suck :rofl

Good point and I agree on the chinese POS fitting. Incidentally, I contacted Procycle and they are sending me a free brass fitting and I pay shipping only.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the tip, I will definitely check it...

Thanks for the tip, I will definitely check it out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
I think I found the problem. ...

I think I found the problem.
http://bigdreama.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Battle-KLR/i-Gc9V4V5/0/L/SAM_0430-L.jpg
This is a tee that was part of the Procycle coolant bypass that I installed a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
I wish that my issue was that easy, well done...

I wish that my issue was that easy, well done though.:thumb



Neither of my two local Kawasaki dealers have one in stock so I picked up some gasket material to make a temporary one while I ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
#2 son was riding it at the time and he says the...

#2 son was riding it at the time and he says the gauge went to the "H".

I'm going to get a gasket in the morning and see if the thermostat change out makes a difference.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
On the way home from work, around 50mph. The fan...

On the way home from work, around 50mph. The fan is working.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the reply, GWN. I have already put the...

Thanks for the reply, GWN. I have already put the oem thermostat back in and checked the water pump impeller....boogered up the impeller gasket so I need to get a new one tomorrow.

Valve...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14,420
Views: 1,488,235
Posted By ausfahrt
My KLR is running hot all of a sudden. Coolant...

My KLR is running hot all of a sudden. Coolant and oil levels are fine. Almost 22,000 miles and the bike has had the Procycle bypass for the past two years. So nothing has changed and it's running...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,439
Posted By ausfahrt
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By ausfahrt
Yup, the wife is much happier with the Givi. ...

Yup, the wife is much happier with the Givi.

http://bigdreama.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Beemer/i-HBQtG8z/0/L/002-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By ausfahrt
It's no secret, lots of folks love their maglites...

It's no secret, lots of folks love their maglites and you can add my name to the list. Having worked the graveyard shift in a manufacturing plant since 1997, I find my small holstered Maglite...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,927
Posted By ausfahrt
Fly & ride?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996827&highlight=r1150gs
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By ausfahrt
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,268
Posted By ausfahrt
Mine too. I usually get a year or so out of them...

Mine too. I usually get a year or so out of them regardless of how much money I spend so now I just buy the cheapest H7 that I can find.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,547
Posted By ausfahrt
I watched it today to see. Starting up cold it...

I watched it today to see. Starting up cold it looked to be around 1300 rpm, after a run around the block she settled in to her normal 1100.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,547
Posted By ausfahrt
My '07 GSA idles at around 1100 rpm.

My '07 GSA idles at around 1100 rpm.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By ausfahrt
Well done. :thumb

Well done. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By ausfahrt
Not true. I had indeed already decided on...

Not true.

I had indeed already decided on Galfer pads but I specifically asked whether the green or black pads would be better for me. I appreciate all of the responses but I had a bad...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 38,417
Posted By ausfahrt
This is a poster child for threads gone astray.:D

This is a poster child for threads gone astray.:D
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By ausfahrt
I think you mean centripetal force. I know, it's...

I think you mean centripetal force. I know, it's hell getting old.:D

http://www.diffen.com/difference/Centrifugal_Force_vs_Centripetal_Force
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the links and all the feedback.:thumb ...

Thanks for the links and all the feedback.:thumb

The KLR in me wants to jump on those ebay pads but brakes are one area that I want top shelf parts and I really like Galfer pads.

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,616
Posted By ausfahrt
To my untrained eye it looks like it would be...

To my untrained eye it looks like it would be fine on the straights but without staggered blocks I would be careful leaning over in the rough until I got a feel for it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By ausfahrt
Well, the black semi-metallic pads are a little...

Well, the black semi-metallic pads are a little cheaper but not enough to influence my decision.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By ausfahrt
Galfer brake pads

My '07 GSA will need brake pads soon. With nearly 51k miles I am still on the original pads.

I like Galfer pads and they offer two brake pad composition choices. The black line of pads are...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,262
Posted By ausfahrt
I put a 20 dollar bill in my nightstand drawer...

I put a 20 dollar bill in my nightstand drawer every week, that's just over a grand a year and it's my emergency GS fund.

Works for me.:dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By ausfahrt
Timely post

I was just thinking about this myself. This may be a better option...

http://www.speedbleeder.com/

And here is the application chart...

http://www.speedbleeder.com/Motorcycle%20Sizes.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,655
Posted By ausfahrt
Congrats jdub, beautiful bike. I am staying...

Congrats jdub, beautiful bike.

I am staying strong and resisting so far, well that and the fact that I'm poor. :lol3 What are you selling from the '07 GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By ausfahrt
Or a Goldwing. :evil

Or a Goldwing. :evil
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