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Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By roadgoat
1150 GSA tank gasket leak

I noticed after I washed the pig the other day that there was water inside of my gas tank cap. It was sitting around the rim on the inside and quite a few drops went down the hole into the tank. I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By roadgoat
Starter not engaging - 05 GSA

Howdy, My starter seems to occasionally miss and it sounds like it is not engaging the starter gear. The juice to the starter is just fine, but it sounds like it is free spinning and has a higher...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By roadgoat
1992 GS - would you travel?

I am looking at the perfect 1992 GS that has 5,500 miles on it. Would you consider it a good bet to rely on this as my main 2 wheeled mode of transport? If I did drop the bomb what issues could I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By roadgoat
Changing grips - 2005 1150 GSA

Anyone know of a good thread for changing out heated grips. These are getting real sticky. Any grips feel like velvet gloves or at least real comfortable?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By roadgoat
thanks fellas!!!

thanks fellas!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By roadgoat
Synching the throttle bodies question

Yep, I am using the Twinmax for this. I have been watching JVB's video and it looks like he does most of the adjusting from the right side. To get the needle zero'd at idle he was just tweaking the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By roadgoat
so, leave it torqued at 75? Thanks for your help

so, leave it torqued at 75? Thanks for your help
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By roadgoat
rear wheel torque

Specs state that the torque is 75 initial/105. Am I assuming correctly that I take her for a spin then re-torque to 105?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By roadgoat
thanks Mark, just don't want to screw the pooch...

thanks Mark, just don't want to screw the pooch on this one.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By roadgoat
Just read the hall of wisdom and it says to turn...

Just read the hall of wisdom and it says to turn the ignition on, get the servo going and release the fluid via the bleed screw and that will draw it down the funnel? Now JVB's video shows him...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By roadgoat
2005 GSA servo brake bleed help

This thing is the mutant with ABS servo and I am having issues. Just started on the rear with the mini-stan. I turned on the ignition and heard the servo. I pressed on the rear brake and it is not...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By roadgoat
End Play Question

I am fixin to adjust the endplay on a 2005 1150 GSA and I have a question about the torque on the 15 mm nut. I saw on JVB's video that it is torqued to 20nm. My question is..when you give it the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By roadgoat
Hey Jeff, when i move to do the other side it...

Hey Jeff, when i move to do the other side it should be where I need it and no finding the spot again?? Is that correct? thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By roadgoat
valve adjustment question

Getting ready to do a valve adjust and throttle body on a 2005 1150 GSA. I have both covers off and trying to get the cam chain in the right spot. My question is how do you know if you are 180 off...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By roadgoat
Oem Pads Or Knockoffs?

Howdy, went to buy a full set of pads front and back for an 05 1150 GSA and about fell out of my chair when he quoted me a price of around $300. Are there any knockoffs that are not so pricey but...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By roadgoat
2005 GSA Servo bleed

Howdy all, on JVB's video it shows the plastic reservoir for the front brake. On the 2005 I still have the old style metal res. with the sight glass. Same procedure? I know this is the freak year...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By roadgoat
05 GSA shock upgrade-I know Ohlins, but Ive only got...

I really know I want NEW Ohlins or Wilburs. I see it constantly and have talked to buddies who swear by them. I know I would be the happiest man alive to have my colon blessed by beautiful shocks....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,365
Posted By roadgoat
1150 = more reliable

1150 = more reliable
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By roadgoat
give her a wrap on the throttle while...

give her a wrap on the throttle while downshifting, it eases the tension a bit. A lot less clunky. Any time I shift from 2nd down to first is a good klunk, I try not to downshift all the way down....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By roadgoat
Cut them off with side cutters 90 degrees to the...

Cut them off with side cutters 90 degrees to the length of the crimp in the clamp. It will pinch it off with a little work. Don't listen to these yahoos, do it right. Go get some new fuel injector...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By roadgoat
Would You Use A Rag Or Brush, Steel Wool, Scotch...

Would You Use A Rag Or Brush, Steel Wool, Scotch Brite For The Scrubbing Mechanism????
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By roadgoat
Cleaning The Pipes

Any Advice On Cleaning The Baked 2 Year Old Mud Off Of The Front Of The Pipes On My 05 Gsa. Steel Wool, High Grit Sand Paper, Scotch Brite Pads? I Don't Really Want To Kill The Finish On My Pipes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By roadgoat
But Man, you'll be stuck with a Harley just like...

But Man, you'll be stuck with a Harley just like everyone else. Does style not count anymore.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By roadgoat
05 GSA-anyone have pics of the 2nd spark plug on a twin spark?

Swapped out my plugs last year only to find out that there are 2 more....Any pics if these and where they are?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By roadgoat
Had the same thing on my 05 GSA. Had them both...

Had the same thing on my 05 GSA. Had them both replaced and about a week later one was leaking again. I did some good cleaning and went around the seal lightly with a tweeker and rag. This cleaned it...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By roadgoat
Anyone know the part number for the plug...

Anyone know the part number for the plug underneath ... 05 GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,412
Posted By roadgoat
Just do what ever they say and you will have a...

Just do what ever they say and you will have a new GS. Tear the whole thing down and re-wire it all....Change your tail light bulb. That has happened to me twice in 10k
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,984
Posted By roadgoat
When you change up tires next try running a TKC...

When you change up tires next try running a TKC on the front and whatever you want on the back. My 05 GSA is pretty good on dirt roads with that combo. I don't want to drop the cash 3 times per...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,240
Posted By roadgoat
Just gotta run out there and start her up. The...

Just gotta run out there and start her up. The sheer sight of that will have mortal man running for the t.p. to wipe up the accident. As they stare in disbelief because they do not comprehend what...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By roadgoat
35K 1150 GSA Suggestions for next maintneance

Got a 2005 1150 GSA with 35k on it. What suggestions would you make for some preventive maintenance. I'm not lookin to go fishin for problems, but I will drop some cash on the typically overlooked...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,944
Posted By roadgoat
Plastic quick disconnects

Does anyone know where I can buy these online. I nicked the o-ring when i put the tank on last year and it started leaking over the winter. Damn shrinkage. I really want the metal ones but it is all...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,204
Posted By roadgoat
36k on a 2005 1150 GSA. No sweat yet other than...

36k on a 2005 1150 GSA. No sweat yet other than normal maintenance and TKC's
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By roadgoat
Laugh I Had The Same Thing On My 05 Gsa A While Back. I...

I Had The Same Thing On My 05 Gsa A While Back. I Checked The Five Or Six Bolts Running Down The Center Of The Motor And They Were Very Loose. Oil Was seeping And Eventually Dripping. I Initially...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By roadgoat
Metal And/or Plastic Quick Disconnects

Anyone Know Where The Best Place Is To Buy These Puppies?? My O-ring Got Boogered Up When I Was Changing The Fuel Filter And Started Leaking During Winter Storage. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,254
Posted By roadgoat
6' tall with a 32" kickstand. I am on the very...

6' tall with a 32" kickstand. I am on the very balls of my feet with the shock dial mid way
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By roadgoat
is there a part numbrt on those rubber isolators....

is there a part numbrt on those rubber isolators. One of the two short screws will not thread into the bottom of the rubber unit anymore. I think I have heard of this thing breaking after caseing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2008, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By roadgoat
If you turn your bars all the way to the left,...

If you turn your bars all the way to the left, stand on the right side of the bike and load the front forks down the cover will, with a little wigglin come off. You may need a third hand.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By roadgoat
Question rubber bushings under skid plate

Does anyone know thw part number for these? One of mine is stripped and the short bolt will not re thread??
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,605
Posted By roadgoat
Puke I paid 10,500 for a 2005 GSA loaded with Jesse's,...

I paid 10,500 for a 2005 GSA loaded with Jesse's, gps, sweet exhaust--23K. I agree. there are better deals out there. patience my son
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By roadgoat
check the 3rd page of this forum. about 5 entries...

check the 3rd page of this forum. about 5 entries down and your answer awaits
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