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Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,199
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Mine's white. It's lovingly known as the toilet.

Mine's white. It's lovingly known as the toilet.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've taken a hard look at a lot of these type...

I've taken a hard look at a lot of these type tires. My only issue is the width of the LC rim. I'm usually a fan of narrow high profile tires but in the nasty off road stuff I like better rim...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have a SW Motech plate I would sell to you....

I have a SW Motech plate I would sell to you. Never used. $75 shipped in the US.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
GSW engine noise

As much as I'm a gear head and like mechanical sounds, the constant mechanical engine noise in my water boxer was starting to get to me. I own a limo company. We use Boom Mat in the car panels to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
They burn money for you. I don't see the purpose....

They burn money for you. I don't see the purpose. Fuel and tires are your best farkles.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
SW-Motech makes a plate that attaches in place of...

SW-Motech makes a plate that attaches in place of the pillion seat. You can remove that really easily but it is only as large as the seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have it. You would need to remove it to put...

I have it. You would need to remove it to put your pillion seat back on. I like it but be warned that the instructions absolutely suck. I end up tossing them and going freestyle.
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I'm sorry that you've had a bad experience there....

I'm sorry that you've had a bad experience there. I've purchased things from them a few times and the service has been very good.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,716
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
The install is really easy and it would be no...

The install is really easy and it would be no problem at all to move the system to a different bike. As with everything the time involved depends on how you run the wires and how clean you want the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I use it occasionally in my 2 stroke engines...

I use it occasionally in my 2 stroke engines because of the carbs. Not really in the big 4 strokers with fuel injection.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Practice your peripheral vision while off the...

Practice your peripheral vision while off the bike. Peripheral awareness is a skill you can definitely master. I think Keith Code calls it the World View.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49,046
Views: 3,124,306
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
That's the beauty of adventure bikes here. You...

That's the beauty of adventure bikes here. You see a dirt road and wonder where it goes so you take it to find out.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Wall tents are great for setting up camp but for...

Wall tents are great for setting up camp but for on-the-move camping they are cumbersome. I have a nice one that I set up on my land every summer. The family uses it like a cabin. It actually has a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,756
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
That doesn't sound like it should be the cause of...

That doesn't sound like it should be the cause of engine issues. It's probably something else that's unrelated to your accessories.

I'd take a wider look at the bike. Think fuel, air, or spark....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I put some heat tile on the right hand bag but I...

I put some heat tile on the right hand bag but I don't think I need it. I've checked many times and it really doesn't get hot.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
It's relatively easy. Depending on the location...

It's relatively easy. Depending on the location you can use the clips that slide onto the body panel or pop rivet the wire piece onto the back side of the panel. I've done several track bikes.

But...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 776
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
The only issue I can see it that water will find...

The only issue I can see it that water will find its way in there and then stay in there.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
You can use metal polish if you want. It will...

You can use metal polish if you want. It will work but I've always used a ScotchBrite pad and to make a brushed finish. You never have to worry about marks again.
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Once you get the opposite bead in the well you...

Once you get the opposite bead in the well you can use a small piece of wood to hold it there. As a firefighter I collect people's wooden door stop wedges during inspections. They are great for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Shift it like you mean it. Don't baby it.

Shift it like you mean it. Don't baby it.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,078
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Before washing I would try mechanical means. Try...

Before washing I would try mechanical means. Try kitty litter and grinding it around the stain. I worked at a used clothing store. We used corn starch on oily stains. It takes the oil out and washes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I cut it a little back from the cone so I had...

I cut it a little back from the cone so I had some material to work with. You need to take a good look at the construction. Some will only slide off in one direction. Cut down at the bottom if at all...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've Dremel'd one before. It's a pain in the ass...

I've Dremel'd one before. It's a pain in the ass but doable. Then just drill some holes and pop rivet the cones back on.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I'm totally happy with mine. I can't see me...

I'm totally happy with mine. I can't see me riding anything else.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
You will be fine. It's drawing directly off the...

You will be fine. It's drawing directly off the battery so the CANBUS isn't involved.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Same here. The TPMS always reads 4 psi low on the...

Same here. The TPMS always reads 4 psi low on the rear and about 2 psi low on the front.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I would just email it to your gmail account as an...

I would just email it to your gmail account as an attachment. That way to can get it from any computer.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
That right there is a horn.:D

That right there is a horn.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I don't feel like this bike needs a damper. I've...

I don't feel like this bike needs a damper. I've had bikes with tank slapper tendencies but they were track bikes with sticky rubber. It's probably lawyer thing. Someone said they had a wobble way...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Clearwater :clap

Clearwater :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 162,195
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've also been watching this thread with hopes of...

I've also been watching this thread with hopes of getting more miles than I do out of my TKC80s. But given the mixed reviews I'm sticking with the 80's because I know what I'm getting there. If I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Helicopter tape.

Helicopter tape.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I feel for you but I can tell you that they are...

I feel for you but I can tell you that they are worth the wait. Great stuff at great prices.
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Furniture stores sell that rubber in rolls for...

Furniture stores sell that rubber in rolls for couches so the cushions won't slide.
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,958
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Subarus tend to turn into a pumpkin at 100k. The...

Subarus tend to turn into a pumpkin at 100k. The head gaskets go right then and usually valve guides too. That's why you see a lot of them for sale around that mileage. We've had 3 Subarus and just...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Snowboarding socks work great. Padding in all the...

Snowboarding socks work great. Padding in all the right places.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,737
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have one and I love it. Its a lot of money but...

I have one and I love it. Its a lot of money but it makes long days easier.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,218
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Silkolene is red. Good stuff too.

Silkolene is red. Good stuff too.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 103,848
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Very nice! You will love it.

Very nice! You will love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,164
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
My speedo is useless. I don't even look at it. It...

My speedo is useless. I don't even look at it. It should be a digital read out over there or at least a range that makes sense.

This is seriously the ONE thing I don't like about my GSW.
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