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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 353,645
Posted By gus
Advise needed

I am trying to research and learn about the different Bluetooth devises. What I want is just to get voice directions in my helmet from the Nav 5. I was also told there was an I phone app to interface...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By gus
If it was on there when you put the cover on it...

If it was on there when you put the cover on it has to be in the headlight though I don't see how. It would have fell off when you removed the cover.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By gus
Thanks, that's the answer I was looking for.

Thanks, that's the answer I was looking for.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By gus
Thanks but I bought it in Charlotte so they will...

Thanks but I bought it in Charlotte so they will take care of it. I just wanted to find out if anyone knew it had to be programmed by the dealer or if it came pre programmed and maybe BMW sent the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By gus
The plastic key will work for the seat and GPS...

The plastic key will work for the seat and GPS lock too. I just wanted a spare fob. I paid $120 with 15% off.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By gus
New spare key fob doesn't work

I bought a spare key fob and it doesn't work. It came with a battery in it. I had to give the parts guy my registration to order it. I assumed as he did it would come pre programmed to my bike....
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,227
Posted By gus
A few thoughts: Limited to only one bike...

A few thoughts:

Limited to only one bike would suck donkey ass. Neither of my two current Girl friends have the authority to tell me what I can and can't do. They would lose their place in line...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,284
Posted By gus
I will add two more data points: 2002 GSA sold...

I will add two more data points: 2002 GSA sold with about 90,000 miles and a 2009 GSA traded in on a new '15 GSA had 50,000 miles. Neither had any FD or driveshaft or seal failures.
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,227
Posted By gus
My solution was a set of take off mags bought off...

My solution was a set of take off mags bought off the HD Forums. Now I can plug a puncture and go....
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,227
Posted By gus
I have an '09 Street Bob with 38,000 trouble free...

I have an '09 Street Bob with 38,000 trouble free miles on it. It's low maintenance.

I don't know which ones to avoid but they come with the 103" motor now and I like the ignition switch on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 353,645
Posted By gus
Jim, mine always boots up on the home screen just...

Jim, mine always boots up on the home screen just like my Zumo. Maybe you can adjust the settings and save it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,784
Posted By gus
I rode a Chiefton in Daytona. It's a big...

I rode a Chiefton in Daytona. It's a big ponderous bike but you can get used to that. I thought power was soft off idle. I expected more torque but they may have it mapped that way to be smoother at...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,784
Posted By gus
I like the Road King. I rode two at the Demos in...

I like the Road King. I rode two at the Demos in Daytona. They had one with the "Premium Suspension" P&A upgrade. They encouraged me to ride both for comparison. It is a $900 upgrade and worth it. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By gus
Because it doesn't know the words?:lol3 I'm...

Because it doesn't know the words?:lol3

I'm sorry I couldn't add anything positive, but I couldn't resist that.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,731
Posted By gus
Looks like it's time to reload the magazine on...

Looks like it's time to reload the magazine on the TP dispenser. Red line on those are 6200 rpm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,770
Posted By gus
Daytona forecast is calling for a good chance of...

Daytona forecast is calling for a good chance of rain next week. What else is new?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,111
Posted By gus
FYI: I have a metal male and plastic female quick...

FYI: I have a metal male and plastic female quick connect along with spare o rings and two o rings for an 1150 fuel pump access in the flea market. I was surprised nobody wanted these. I kept them as...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,642
Posted By gus
I bought my '02 GSA new and sold it in 2012 with...

I bought my '02 GSA new and sold it in 2012 with about 90,000 miles on it. The stock suspension was a little tired but the bike still ran and rode good. It is one of the best motorcycles I ever...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,717
Posted By gus
I had a Moto Guzzi Quota and MG specified a moly...

I had a Moto Guzzi Quota and MG specified a moly additive along with the GL5 gear oil in the FD.

In the mid 1990's I bought a tube of BMW brand grease they recommended for greasing the driveshaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,797
Posted By gus
See my post #42. Harleys have the free publicity...

See my post #42. Harleys have the free publicity from all the TV shows. Plus they have over 100 years of name recognition. They are associated with America and freedom that can just be purchased. For...
Forum: Upcoming 02-22-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,361
Posted By gus
In Minneapolis : Behind the shower trailer, large...

In Minneapolis : Behind the shower trailer, large section of real estate under the water tower/shower/laundry area.

I'm a tent camper. It's just always been my thing camping and riding. Used to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,797
Posted By gus
Very true especially purchasers of Harleys and...

Very true especially purchasers of Harleys and Choppers during the biker build off shows on tv. I'm sure a lot of guys bought bikes and had them delivered to their house and after trying to ride it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,280
Posted By gus
News flash the KLR has the same type switch. So...

News flash the KLR has the same type switch. So does my G650 Sertaou. The Harley and '09 GSA have separate buttons but different from each other. My 1974 HD XLCH has a hard to reach button on each...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,280
Posted By gus
I have a price question. Where does the $26,000...

I have a price question. Where does the $26,000 come from? I assume fully loaded with 3 bags. What all did that include?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,797
Posted By gus
I have to apologize on that one, I did not read...

I have to apologize on that one, I did not read the ad. Next time I will engage my brain before putting mouth in gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,797
Posted By gus
I don't get the Harley cracks, maybe Yuppie, BMW...

I don't get the Harley cracks, maybe Yuppie, BMW car guy with a white sweater tied around his neck Starbuck's cracks. But Harley cracks have no correlation. I don't get it.

As far as the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,934
Posted By gus
Do the different ride modes affect the fuel...

Do the different ride modes affect the fuel mileage?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,900
Posted By gus
Not to mention those protrude and could be...

Not to mention those protrude and could be damaged if used on the FD drain. Make sure you have clearence if you use it on the fill.
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,576
Posted By gus
I have used my Kermit for nine years with nothing...

I have used my Kermit for nine years with nothing breaking. I'm a little over 200#. The cheap chairs never lasted very long. On the bright side for $10 you could toss them after the rally and buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,624
Posted By gus
That just looks like a bad spot to park a bike....

That just looks like a bad spot to park a bike. Meter Maid wouldn't like it but chaining it to the parking meter like the bicycle in the left corner of the pic up on the side walk looks safer.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,118
Posted By gus
And I thought Harleys were the only marque that...

And I thought Harleys were the only marque that made panties fly off women.

Hi Glen, I met you at the MOA rally in Redmond as few years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,900
Posted By gus
#6 & #4. Use some care and finesse with patience....

#6 & #4. Use some care and finesse with patience.

Don't over tighten the new plug and when removing use a good quality wrench or bit in good condition. And make sure it's seated all the way in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,624
Posted By gus
Maybe they thought you wouldn't notice if they...

Maybe they thought you wouldn't notice if they picked up the broken bits. Even though it happened to your bike it pisses me off. The culprit was probably one of our inebriated public officials whose...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,045
Posted By gus
If you are in Cosby don't pass up the chance to...

If you are in Cosby don't pass up the chance to eat at Carver's Apple Barn. If you trailer from Sevierville to Cosby you will miss some very good back roads.
I recommend the Roaring Fork Motor...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,310
Views: 1,074,713
Posted By gus
Very nice Iron Head. It's a 1973 year model. I...

Very nice Iron Head. It's a 1973 year model. I can tell by the front brake caliper. In '74 they went with a smaller one, '72 had different forks and a drum brake. And the cam and sprocket (and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,582
Posted By gus
I find that amusing because those same attitudes...

I find that amusing because those same attitudes are aimed at HD riders. There are even some members here that have derogatory comments about HD and HD Riders in their sig lines. For me it's all...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By gus
With all those button head screws, I know what...

With all those button head screws, I know what project the engineer went to after designing the faux tank and panels on the G650. He must get a kick back from the company that sells BMW the fasteners.
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,738
Posted By gus
You really wouldn't like my 40 year old XLCH. It...

You really wouldn't like my 40 year old XLCH. It vibrates and has no electric foot either.

http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/nn27/gus4440/photo-11_zps33af8e08.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,738
Posted By gus
I know when I've ridden bikes that are different...

I know when I've ridden bikes that are different than what I'm used to I usually don't like them very much. When I first tried out the HD Touring bikes I thought they were too heavy and didn't like...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-08-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12,849
Views: 1,812,817
Posted By gus
Bmacneil2008, I see you are in Charleston. Where...

Bmacneil2008, I see you are in Charleston. Where did you buy your bike? I think the nearest dealer to me is Charlotte.
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