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Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,696
Posted By WindSailor
Ok, maybe I'm tired; but I'm missing this one....

Ok, maybe I'm tired; but I'm missing this one. What the gold sheen represents. Because I'm inclined to think your talking about bearing grease being dissolved on earlier models, not the 1200 series...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By WindSailor
The only thing I would miss on lowering my bike...

The only thing I would miss on lowering my bike would be the lean angle... I occasionally drag my boots - to which the wife gets a little bit concerned about...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By WindSailor
I wear 32 inch inseam for pants - but also have a...

I wear 32 inch inseam for pants - but also have a custom seat (a little bit wider than stock) which is at the highest, along with the ESA settings gets me up there.
Love my bike.
All of that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,013
Posted By WindSailor
This very well starting to be on the "100 threads...

This very well starting to be on the "100 threads all people should read".
Great thread.. And input...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By WindSailor
Ouch. I've got a '11 GSA. Riding two up...

Ouch.

I've got a '11 GSA. Riding two up with the ESA set for two up puts the shocks at their highest settings with the seat at the highest for appropriate knee angle puts me near to toe level... ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By WindSailor
Still a good read for me - even at 6.3 I am still...

Still a good read for me - even at 6.3 I am still considering a low option on the new GSA.
My GSA is our touring bike, the only complaint I have is its pretty high (high enter of gravity) for two...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,219
Posted By WindSailor
For cleaning brake dust on the car and truck - I...

For cleaning brake dust on the car and truck - I use McGuires All Wheel cleaner, for a degreaser - Presolve works pretty good.

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,219
Posted By WindSailor
Thanks - good to know. Sent from my...

Thanks - good to know.



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Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By WindSailor
I'm with you on this... That's the first...

I'm with you on this...

That's the first thing I'd check - and use dielectric grease on the contacts...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By WindSailor
2" Fork Tube Light Mounts - recommendations

I'm looking for light mounts that will fit my forks on a '11 GSA.

Recommendations?

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By WindSailor
How about a measurement from the top of the foot...

How about a measurement from the top of the foot pegs to the top of the seat - middle.
Thanks.

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By WindSailor
That would be like "Scary Movie 6"... Some of...

That would be like "Scary Movie 6"... Some of that would be plumb ass funny - and some of that would be plum ass scary...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By WindSailor
That would be my next move - re-bleed the system....

That would be my next move - re-bleed the system. I had to use the neighbors son - gave him ten bucks to help - to bleed the front and back brakes. I only had the bleeder open for short times when...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By WindSailor
It almost seems like the wire was pinched...

It almost seems like the wire was pinched...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,027
Posted By WindSailor
Yep. Each Headlight assembly and bulb have a...

Yep.
Each Headlight assembly and bulb have a specific focal point. If the two match - the beam should be similar.
What I like about the LED'S, is that their light emitters are facing either up or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,027
Posted By WindSailor
bracky72 - Yeah - that's the one from...

bracky72 -

Yeah - that's the one from Cyclops... I like the guy - and his products - but I also believe that there has to be a hole in the unit for the unit / fan to work properly - otherwise it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,027
Posted By WindSailor
Yep. Personally I'm a little bit hesitant...

Yep.
Personally I'm a little bit hesitant about leaving my Headlight assembly open to the environment with the suggested mods - but I'm getting closer to trying it. .


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,130
Posted By WindSailor
Priced competitively - anything is possible. ...

Priced competitively - anything is possible.
Just depends on what each person wants. For me, I like spots.


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,027
Posted By WindSailor
Well LED is getting closer to HID... I just got...

Well LED is getting closer to HID... I just got spammed from an outfit from China about a 3200 lumen H7, don't know about the quality of it yet. But more and more options are showing up every month. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,384
Posted By WindSailor
Why not tap into the stock BMW accessory plug? ...

Why not tap into the stock BMW accessory plug?
Towards the rear etc etc.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,384
Posted By WindSailor
I've been planning on using my stock BMW...

I've been planning on using my stock BMW accessory plug socket on the left side below the seat. I currently use it to power my Hyperlites. It stays on for about a minute after I shut the bike off -...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By WindSailor
Def - pm me your email and I'll forward you that...

Def - pm me your email and I'll forward you that email I got - just to see what you think about it.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,619
Posted By WindSailor
That's good to hear... Most likely to be my next...

That's good to hear... Most likely to be my next set of tires.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By WindSailor
I just got spammed by a China company wanting to...

I just got spammed by a China company wanting to sell another H7 led option with 3200 lumens... So more options are appearing monthly... Haven't committed yet on anything...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,134
Posted By WindSailor
I just forwarded the picture to one of my buddies...

I just forwarded the picture to one of my buddies that rides a Ducati 'aggressively' and told him this is one thing a Ducati can't do... I'll let him chew on it awhile...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By WindSailor
Thought the valve was there to add torque at low...

Thought the valve was there to add torque at low rpms - closed back at low rpm - opens up with the throttle...

A couple of people has had to take them off and clean them up once they get carboned...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,134
Posted By WindSailor
Good catch - I think that sole observation got it...

Good catch - I think that sole observation got it right...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,134
Posted By WindSailor
I'll second that - looks like the pannier is...

I'll second that - looks like the pannier is touching too. No sparks - if he was sliding you would see material and sparks flying...

Trying to corner wildly with knobbies on, you get one hell of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,991
Posted By WindSailor
We all love you def... mjfields - nice...

We all love you def...

mjfields - nice pictures - glad everything worked out ok. Next time your out here on the west coast check out Yosemite...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,991
Posted By WindSailor
Oh golly - for a minute I thought you were...

Oh golly - for a minute I thought you were talking about 'def'...

:)

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By WindSailor
Cy- I've got to ask - what should be the...

Cy-

I've got to ask - what should be the life span of a LiFePO4 under normal conditions (and compared to an AGM battery)?

Would the electronic design of rhe EarthX battery extend its life...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,377
Posted By WindSailor
Seriously - I hang it around my neck... That way...

Seriously - I hang it around my neck... That way I don't have to worry about it falling off of the bike or someone else finding it. In the past I've hidden keys and then forget where I put it - then...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By WindSailor
One of the guys says he can do a buck 44 with the...

One of the guys says he can do a buck 44 with the Ducati; and wanted to see how the boxer would hold up to that. That's a bit much. The fastest I've heard the boxer will go is somewhere in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,564
Posted By WindSailor
I know a few guys on Ducati's around here that...

I know a few guys on Ducati's around here that would love to have you verify that...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,377
Posted By WindSailor
Ehhh... Probably lost in the campfire... I've...

Ehhh... Probably lost in the campfire... I've had a few of those...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By WindSailor
Probably could - but way back when in the...

Probably could - but way back when in the military - plain old electrical tape was illegal to use on aircraft wiring because of the glue on the tape - would deteriorate the sheathing around the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By WindSailor
I have a Morimoto setup. I like the lumens - but...

I have a Morimoto setup. I like the lumens - but I am strongly looking at the LED options... I don't think the LED's have the lumens to what I currently have.
But I like the idea of not having a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By WindSailor
Phil, Here is an older thread that had some...

Phil,

Here is an older thread that had some parameters established to pass the canbus issues with the camhead etc. My setup works but it was a a pain to get everything just right.

The pages may...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By WindSailor
Yes. I have it powering my Hyperlites right...

Yes.
I have it powering my Hyperlites right now - it stays on for about a minute after you turn off the bike. Which is ok with me.
All I had to do was buy a plug - wire it to my device - it can...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By WindSailor
I was going to use the stock BMW plug under the...

I was going to use the stock BMW plug under the seat to 'trip' the relay for my setup.

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