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Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,707
Posted By Tslepebull
I just clip mine to the inside of the tank bag. ...

I just clip mine to the inside of the tank bag. I leave the zipper open slightly and just reach a finger in
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tslepebull
The progressive warning was nice also. When lead...

The progressive warning was nice also. When lead acid batteries go they just go!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tslepebull
Well, it appears to be battery after all. It did...

Well, it appears to be battery after all. It did not pass the load test. I have a new Odyssey in the pannier and when it warms up a bit in the garage I will put it in. I checked my records and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tslepebull
Same hot or cold

Same hot or cold
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tslepebull
Yes Odyssey, my mind gets lost when it wanders

Yes Odyssey, my mind gets lost when it wanders
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tslepebull
Thanks JetSpeed. I cleaned the side stand and...

Thanks JetSpeed. I cleaned the side stand and clutch lever switches with wd-40. Both make distinct clicks now when engaged (I did not try them before cleaning). First stab of the starter switch...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By Tslepebull
The dealer may be on to something about the rear...

The dealer may be on to something about the rear shock. The Wilber's rear shock on my 05 GS developed a leak and I discovered it after feeling a similar unstable feeling and investigating. I sent...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tslepebull
05 GS wierd starting issue

I have recently been having a weird starting issue with my 05 GS. It currently has 72K miles and has been very reliable -- up to now! What it is doing is when I first push the starter switch, nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Tslepebull
While I was at the National Rally in Sedalia I...

While I was at the National Rally in Sedalia I walked up on a group of riders around a mid 2000's GS. They were pointing at the odometer with 480xxx miles. Yes, nearly 1/2 million miles
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,307
Posted By Tslepebull
I passed a group of Harley riders in a driving...

I passed a group of Harley riders in a driving rain. They were wearing dew rags and sunglasses; I was wearing a helmet and Aerostich. They looked really pathetic; those raindops must have hurt. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,094
Posted By Tslepebull
About the only "service" I have done at my dealer...

About the only "service" I have done at my dealer is the semi-annual brake system flush and fill (due to the servo system). They have been great on several warranty and well beyond extended warranty...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,782
Posted By Tslepebull
The newer models have an improved final drive...

The newer models have an improved final drive with a real drain plug. The newer models also did away with the servo-assisted brakes and are a bit simpler to service. However, I am still driving my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By Tslepebull
Thanks again Mudcat. I had just found a post by...

Thanks again Mudcat. I had just found a post by JVB using the search function that referred to the overflow tube and this is exactly what I was seeing. I will go relax and drink a homebrew now. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By Tslepebull
Thanks Mudcat. I made the same conclusion that...

Thanks Mudcat. I made the same conclusion that the fluid was because I had pushed the pistons back in (the pads were completely gone). I can't find any evidence of wetness on the ABS unit but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,360
Posted By Tslepebull
fluid leak after brake pad change

I replaced the rear brake pads on my 05 GS today. They really needed it so the pistons were extended all the way out. After I pushed them back and replaced the pads I noticed what looked like brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,409
Posted By Tslepebull
I have tried Tourance, Distanza, and Battlewing...

I have tried Tourance, Distanza, and Battlewing on my 05 GS. I just didn't get the mileage out of the Distanza that I would have liked. The Battlewing and Tourance perform the same for me but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Tslepebull
Bummer Dude. The early model Remus headers had...

Bummer Dude. The early model Remus headers had the O2 bung too far forward. Nobodys crash bars will fit. I have had the same problem for 5 years and have not found a solution. So far I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Tslepebull
Find a fencepost with some bailing wire on it and...

Find a fencepost with some bailing wire on it and use it to fix the centerstand in the up position. Use the side stand for the rest of the trip. Fix the centerstand when you get home.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By Tslepebull
What took you so long?

What took you so long?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Tslepebull
It is the drain for the airbox. Sometimes if...

It is the drain for the airbox. Sometimes if there is to much oil in the crankcase some of the vapor is discharged into the airbox to reburn. If you are consistantly seeing oil in the airbox reduce...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,528
Posted By Tslepebull
Stu, we enjoyed your visit with us Texans at the...

Stu, we enjoyed your visit with us Texans at the Paonia Rally. I hope you were able to replace your tent and pad. Enjoy the rest of your trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By Tslepebull
Mine arrived about a week after I ordered it. My...

Mine arrived about a week after I ordered it. My communication with the seller was excellent. BTW, I am very happy with my accelerator module. Slow speed fueling is much better.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,661
Posted By Tslepebull
I was about 13 when my dad caught me "polishing...

I was about 13 when my dad caught me "polishing the pipes". He said I would go blind if I didn't quit. I figgured it was safe enough if I just kept one eye open!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Tslepebull
Gizmomill LED taillight 05 GS?

I have been using a Gizmomill LED flashing taillight on my ABS equipped 05 GS for over 5 years. The previous owner installed it before I bought the bike. Unlike some others my taillight has worked...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,086
Posted By Tslepebull
The BMW branded 75W90 full synthetic looks like...

The BMW branded 75W90 full synthetic looks like cherry cough syrup. I havent tasted it to see for sure but it looks that way. The red color is probably OEM.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By Tslepebull
Park it in the sun and the heat will dissipate...

Park it in the sun and the heat will dissipate the pucker marks in the seat. I had a similar reaction the first time I had to do a quick off the road on dirt and back to the tarmack to avoid a cage....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By Tslepebull
I can't compare to the Dunlops but on my 05 GS...

I can't compare to the Dunlops but on my 05 GS Bridgestone Battlewings lasted as long as both sets of Tourance and 1/2 again as long as both sets of Avons. I will be switching back to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,135
Posted By Tslepebull
For what it is worth I replaced the rear pads on...

For what it is worth I replaced the rear pads on my 05 gs with BMW sintered rear pads at 19,000 miles. The alignment pins were dry. I lubed the alignment pins when I replaced the origional pads. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Tslepebull
H7 at Wal-Mart $13.50 for a package of two.

H7 at Wal-Mart $13.50 for a package of two.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,412
Posted By Tslepebull
I do my service: oil change, valve adjustment, TB...

I do my service: oil change, valve adjustment, TB sync at 5,000 mile intervals; FD and Trans service at 10,000 miles. The math is easier.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 73,126
Posted By Tslepebull
Well apparently I am referring to the product I...

Well apparently I am referring to the product I purchased and tested by the wrong name. The product I purchased, installed, and tried is this

http://www.sol2.be/Accelerator/English/index.html
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 73,126
Posted By Tslepebull
Ok as promised here is my range report on the...

Ok as promised here is my range report on the Booster Plug. Whoops, I need to edit this post. The product I purchased was not the "Booster Plug" it was the Accelerator Module which I was erroniously...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 73,126
Posted By Tslepebull
Well, one of us has to try it and it may as well...

Well, one of us has to try it and it may as well be me. I contacted the manufacturer and it would cost 35 Euros (about $50) delivered. I ordered one today and will let y'all know how it works. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Tslepebull
When I buy an old service revolver that has...

When I buy an old service revolver that has obviously been carried I just refer to it as "experience marks". Experience marks don't affect function they just prove history.:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By Tslepebull
Lucky bastard> If it was mine it would have...

Lucky bastard> If it was mine it would have waited until 36,003 miles.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Tslepebull
Nolan N-103 sizing

Has anyone replaced one of the earlier N-100, N-102, or X-lite1002 helmets with one of the N-103? Did you get the same size or a size smaller? The reason I ask is that I tried on the N-103 at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 631,862
Posted By Tslepebull
http://i769.photobucket.com/albums/xx338/Tslepebul...

http://i769.photobucket.com/albums/xx338/Tslepebull/cameradownload216.jpg

Trying to find my way back to the road in Terlingua. Big Bend has its charms.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,178
Posted By Tslepebull
I do most of my own maintenance but use a 5,000...

I do most of my own maintenance but use a 5,000 rather than a 6,000 mile interval. The 6,000 mile interval would probably be fine but the math is easier with 5,000 - service at the whole and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,735
Posted By Tslepebull
Is the tire bias-ply or radial?

Is the tire bias-ply or radial?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Tslepebull
I have an early set of the Remus headers on my...

I have an early set of the Remus headers on my 05. I have the same problem with the position of the O2 sensor that you describe. You have two choices (1) new headers (2) don't drop it.

BTY I...
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