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Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By WindSailor
This is what I currently use for a clip...

This is what I currently use for a clip retainer... I've broke off several tabs... and bought these from 'dsy' - because he already had them made up and I didn't have the time to experiment - they do...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By WindSailor
I don't know what bike you have but this is what...

I don't know what bike you have but this is what I have...

http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/IQ_175.shtml

I run 10% during the day - low beam on - when I go to the high beam - it goes to 100%....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By WindSailor
For me it was a two step process. Have her sit on...

For me it was a two step process. Have her sit on the bike..
) Adjust the height of the pad - and the thickness - to where she found it comfortable - she wanted lower back support.
) Adjust the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,606
Posted By WindSailor
I know a guy in my town that tried 5.0 in his car...

I know a guy in my town that tried 5.0 in his car and had to replace all four calipers. Spitting mad. Warned me not to do it.
There has been brief discussions here on it before...

Sent from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,802
Posted By WindSailor
It has been a long time since I've ran the stock...

It has been a long time since I've ran the stock bulbs... So my perception - from memory - is that these are equal or brighter than stock.
And I'm being 'safe' on that assumption. I'm not trying to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,802
Posted By WindSailor
In terms of illumination - I believe that your...

In terms of illumination - I believe that your 100 watt HID is the best bet. These LED'S are not quite as bright as my 50 watt HID setup that I had.
I've got a set of high power LED lights (3600...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,802
Posted By WindSailor
Hmmm if it's just the high beam that is off......

Hmmm if it's just the high beam that is off... Maybe you didn't get the base on there right... Don't know.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,802
Posted By WindSailor
Here is the link: ...

Here is the link:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=590440


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Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,802
Posted By WindSailor
You may have pushed the ball out of the socket....

You may have pushed the ball out of the socket. Look for a thread on aiming help..
Both my LED's are at the 9 and 3 position - high and low beam.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,606
Posted By WindSailor
😊 I use new. For $4 it isn't worth the worry or...

😊
I use new. For $4 it isn't worth the worry or possibility of contamination.
All my vehicles get changed or flushed every couple of years or so.
So far I've stuck with DOT4 on my bike. Be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By WindSailor
I've got a 1200 and I believe ours is the medium...

I've got a 1200 and I believe ours is the medium size...
The wife uses a sheepskin cover with her Air hawk. We both found out we use absolutely minimum air - like 2 or 3 puffs to put air in it....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,951
Posted By WindSailor
I'd like to see that. In 2012 the wife and...

I'd like to see that.

In 2012 the wife and I did part of the Lewis and Clark trail. We hit a corner going up a hill around Walla Walla Washington that had severe tar snakes all over it. And it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,951
Posted By WindSailor
Yep. With my daughter on back I hardly notice...

Yep.
With my daughter on back I hardly notice her at all (maybe 140 lbs). In fact we have been on some longer day rides and I'll occasionally look back just to see if she is still there and didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,060
Posted By WindSailor
+1 I just installed the X-Creen on mine... ...

+1

I just installed the X-Creen on mine... A lot better than the Touratech spoiler I took off.
That said, I still get buffeting from my stock GSA windscreen when there is a side wind... The...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By WindSailor
I installed the LED set from Cylcops.... here: ...

I installed the LED set from Cylcops.... here:

http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/H7-3000-lumen-LED-Headlight-bulb_p_86.html

I had HID's in mine for three years with no issues... Figured it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,698
Posted By WindSailor
Interesting for sure ... I definitely want to see...

Interesting for sure ... I definitely want to see how this plays out.

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Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,406
Posted By WindSailor
I'd rather mount the 'resistor' under the beak......

I'd rather mount the 'resistor' under the beak... Away from everything...

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,188
Posted By WindSailor
Just watched videos on the Idaho Backcountry...

Just watched videos on the Idaho Backcountry Discovery Route and Washingtons Backcountry Discovery Route... not bad at all.

In case anyone was wondering... here is the link: Backcountry Discovery...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,188
Posted By WindSailor
From what I've read I guess you and Wallowa are...

From what I've read I guess you and Wallowa are supposedly on the same page...

I live in Oregon ( - yeah Phil - I took my family up to 'Cornucopia Lodge' and rode horseback in the Wallowa...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By WindSailor
^^^^^ Very good advice. If I was going back...

^^^^^
Very good advice.
If I was going back to knobbies, my choices would be almost identical to his (with the addition of the TKC 70 in the rear) and move to the TKC 80 on the rear when...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,739
Posted By WindSailor
I had to go through this again - I was trying to...

I had to go through this again - I was trying to install an LED H7 in my high beam side and pushed the alignment cup off of the ball. Ouch.

So I thought I would take a picture to show exactly what...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By WindSailor
I tapped into high beam wire inside of the...

I tapped into high beam wire inside of the Headlight assembly. I do believe it is 'white'. I drilled a small hole in the dust cap - wrapped the wire with a small amount of silicone tape - and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,129
Posted By WindSailor
Hmmm... That's exactly how ours is set up... And...

Hmmm... That's exactly how ours is set up... And we have Harley riders with beards here too ...

What are the odds... If his bike has tassels (whips - that's what the Harley riders call them) on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By WindSailor
You know... I might just give this X-creen a...

You know... I might just give this X-creen a go... To tell you the truth, it looks better than the Touratech spoiler I've got...
Just don't know which to get, the bolt on or clamp on version...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,129
Posted By WindSailor
I carry one and strap it to the top of my...

I carry one and strap it to the top of my pannier. If I'm in an area that I think needs it - I use it, otherwise it stays rolled up.
If using it can stop me from having a bad vacation experience...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,893
Posted By WindSailor
I'll put knobbies on and try to follow me on a...

I'll put knobbies on and try to follow me on a fire road that has 3" minus on it - and see how close you ride behind me... Those rocks freaking hurt.. It happens.
I've got a big chip in my pickups...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By WindSailor
Yeah... I like that thought too... Sent...

Yeah... I like that thought too...

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By WindSailor
I really don't know of any battery that does well...

I really don't know of any battery that does well under 32 * F.
There are some very knowledgeable people here... Take your time and do some research...
I recently bought an EarthX ETX36C just to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By WindSailor
I don't know what an Xscreen is, but I have an...

I don't know what an Xscreen is, but I have an aftermarket Touratech attachment that helps.
There are several types and designs... They do help... But in a limited way.
They will help if you need...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By WindSailor
Thanks Jim Ordered - and going into my tire...

Thanks Jim

Ordered - and going into my tire repair kit. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,294
Posted By WindSailor
Yep... The original arse needs building... ...

Yep... The original arse needs building...

Real Cowboys that ride horses with luxury are on a strictly leather seat - no padding...

I would assume their response would be to tell the other...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7,233
Views: 1,374,015
Posted By WindSailor
Thanks for sharing that... I'll definitely get a...

Thanks for sharing that... I'll definitely get a set...

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By WindSailor
Ehh... Someone had these for sale on the...

Ehh... Someone had these for sale on the Internet... About $18 a clip... I'll see if I can find it...

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,132
Posted By WindSailor
I've been real busy at work lately... And I...

I've been real busy at work lately...
And I did a search at BikeBandit to look at OEM bulb covers between the years - big difference. Huge difference. Problem is I don't have an 1100 or a 1150, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,433
Posted By WindSailor
Cool... Sent from my Samsung Note 3

Cool...

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,188
Posted By WindSailor
Edit- I knew a guy that had a GSA and still...

Edit-

I knew a guy that had a GSA and still carried 5 extra gallons.
Old fart - true adventurer - said most people plan their route around fuel stops - he didn't want to do that... He said that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By WindSailor
Sheepskin pad and standing up for periods of time...

Sheepskin pad and standing up for periods of time ... Also on long trips the wife and I take aspirin to thin our blood a little... But we also make sure to get off every 1 1/2 hours and walk a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,132
Posted By WindSailor
One quick question... Are all the dust caps...

One quick question...

Are all the dust caps the same size etc. through out the R1100, R1150 and R1200 series?

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,132
Posted By WindSailor
Looks good. Also a larger cap literally...

Looks good.

Also a larger cap literally opens up the variety of LED Bulbs that can now possibly be used - where before the mod - it wouldn't fit...
There are lots of them (LED Bulbs with fans...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,877
Posted By WindSailor
I liked the idea of riding off into the sunset...

I liked the idea of riding off into the sunset with a dust trial lingering in the air...
Reminds me of John Wayne movies... Sniff...

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