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Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,240
Posted By SW4006
Nice sneak peek of the 5.56mm...

Nice sneak peek of the 5.56mm...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By SW4006
I can do that in pretty much any gear, if I just...

I can do that in pretty much any gear, if I just barely liftup on the shifter. It happens once in a while when I'm being lazy, usually when I'm totally relaxing on a ride and it always scares the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By SW4006
Some like this...

Some like this (http://www.cargosystems.com/store/product.php?productid=32&cat=0&page=1)? Look up "footman" loop... Here's a google image page full of them... click...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,457
Posted By SW4006
I nomally wear regular ole' breifs. But, I was...

I nomally wear regular ole' breifs. But, I was at target a few months ago and they had "Morona" brand breifs on clearance, three for like $2.99. I was being cheap, so I got a pair. They are...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,650
Posted By SW4006
Alvarez, I regret to inform you that your...

Alvarez,

I regret to inform you that your bike sucks. You should be embarrassed to ride it and you just wasted your money. Call it a huge loss and hope that you've learned. And since you have to...
Forum: Hacks 09-28-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 76,101
Posted By SW4006
PURE. ENVY. Thank you! I have a five year...

PURE. ENVY. Thank you!

I have a five year old. I started a money stash, and I don't care if I can only put away a dime at a time... We will go to Alaska on a Ural. He should be older when the...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By SW4006
Kruzuki, I'm with you. I have prescription amber...

Kruzuki, I'm with you. I have prescription amber Raybans and they are awsome. Especially at dusk when it's getting dark. You don't have to stop as soon to change out lenses or shields...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By SW4006
The verdict: (so far) When I took it in...

The verdict: (so far)

When I took it in there was a bit of a slow up front, the kind that makes that thin film. I have an extended warranty so they cracked it open and went to town. Warranty...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,039
Posted By SW4006
Jealousy!

Jealousy!
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,039
Posted By SW4006
If you haven't passed it yet, stop at the WHOA...

If you haven't passed it yet, stop at the WHOA NELLI DELI at the junction of 120 and 395!!! It's at the Mobile(?) You won't be disappointed!
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,039
Posted By SW4006
One last detail I forgot to mention... my wife...

One last detail I forgot to mention... my wife also took the MSF rider's course. Great photos so far... Sorry about the KTM. But plan B look's like just as much fun!!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,039
Posted By SW4006
My wife and I: a few day trips together (one over...

My wife and I: a few day trips together (one over nighter), two kids, married almost 13 years... This is going to be a good trip report for me! Hopefully you include some pointers for a successful...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By SW4006
I wouldn't call it a clickity sound. When I...

I wouldn't call it a clickity sound.

When I am traveling, even at slow speed, it's like I can feel the engine in the FD and my feet. It's subtle, but noticable. I've never felt it before until...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By SW4006
I have all the faith in them. They have been...

I have all the faith in them. They have been very good to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By SW4006
Interesting. The way I first noticed it was in...

Interesting. The way I first noticed it was in the footpegs. It was as if I could "feel" the transmission when I let off the gas. I haven't noticed a clunk, except for the typical clunk when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By SW4006
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By SW4006
Your valued optinions on a "noise"

I am just about to turn over 50K miles. A couple days ago I begin to hear/ feel an obvious rattle/vibration when I am coasting with the clutch let out at slow speed in the mountains.

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 173,609
Posted By SW4006
http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/motorcycle-new...

http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/motorcycle-news/bmw-r-1250-gs-by-oberdan-bezzi-ar76202.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By SW4006
If you break the spark plug up and collect the...

If you break the spark plug up and collect the ceramic you get "ninja rocks". Toss it at a window and it'll break very easily. You'll see tweekers with the ceramic piece as a necklace. They just...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By SW4006
+1 on the throttle hand being warmer. On my KLR,...

+1 on the throttle hand being warmer. On my KLR, I installed heated grips. On the clutch side I had to wrap the bars with electrical tape to insulate against heating up the handle bars. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
Found it. (Pictoral on changing seal) Thank you....

Found it. (Pictoral on changing seal) Thank you.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335870&highlight=%22final+drive+seal%22
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
:rofl OK. My fear of FD failure is going away. ...

:rofl OK. My fear of FD failure is going away. I will go to A&S tommorrow and get the seal, oil and the nut that has been talked about. I do this tommorrow night. Thanks again.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
Thank you sir. Any tips on doing the seal...

Thank you sir.

Any tips on doing the seal myself? Do you know how difficult it is, and how do you get the black notched rig off?

Thank you all again.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
Just read an old post from JVB. Says the level of...

Just read an old post from JVB. Says the level of oil is about a half inch above the drain plug when full.

Mine's definately below the hole:eek1

As for the dark color:

From Def: Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
I would like to fix it my self. The only thing I...

I would like to fix it my self. The only thing I haven't seen pictured is the actual removal of the black ring. Do you just pry it out with a small flathead?

Unfortunately for me, A&S service is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
Thank you so far. I just don't want to ride it...

Thank you so far. I just don't want to ride it and destroy it. I have a 7 year extended warranty, but I don't want to push it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
How much did you loose? It's been rainy...

How much did you loose?

It's been rainy here lately, so last week I washed it up. I notice the rear wheel was extra dirty. Tonight I looked and there was a couple drips that had landed on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By SW4006
Another Final Drive Seal Leak Question (HELP)

I have a small leak in what I am pretty sure is the right side final drive seal. Drop but not drip, except for making a mess of the rim while riding. I did a pretty good search and read up on it. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By SW4006
Oh. I've never seen or noticed it before. The...

Oh. I've never seen or noticed it before. The other day it was on for a while when I was checking the engine after a valve adjustment. Had me wondering.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By SW4006
Another little light...red one.

The other day the little red LED on the dash came on. What is that?

ps. currently searching manual.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,324
Posted By SW4006
Walmart has a product in the touch up paint...

Walmart has a product in the touch up paint section for buffing out headlight and taillight plastic. I used it on the KLR and I use it on the GS windshield now. It comes with a pad attachment for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By SW4006
:eek2Whoa... crap. I thought it was a little...

:eek2Whoa... crap. I thought it was a little simpler than that. I just got off the f650gs site. I checked the specs for a standard 650 and the lowered and it only appears to be about an inch...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By SW4006
Ah... I didn't even think about the front forks...

Ah... I didn't even think about the front forks...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By SW4006
How hard is it to raise the F650GS?

Suppose you bought an F650GS lowered by the "factory"...and now you want to raise it up again. What do you need to do to raise it, and how difficult is it?
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,536
Posted By SW4006
I'm pretty sure I saw a picture of someone in...

I'm pretty sure I saw a picture of someone in GSpot with a winch. It may have been a come-a-long, but it was mounted to the rear rack. If memory serves it was in "Let's see your GS"
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By SW4006
I just switched to the Bridgestones they put on...

I just switched to the Bridgestones they put on the RT (blasphemy!). Not only does it feel too loose in the front, but the GS can roll with ease. Sounds funny, but true.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By SW4006
+1 on every comment so far... I've been...

+1 on every comment so far...

I've been wearing one every workday (rain/shine/hot/cold) for two years now (35,000 miles). If you unzip the vents in the arms, it'll flop all over the place. If you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By SW4006
Dad's on a Concours 14 and I'm on an '06 1200GS. ...

Dad's on a Concours 14 and I'm on an '06 1200GS. He just sold the KLR :cry .

He keeps telling me how he'll smoke the hell out of me on the concours. I just laugh and tell him it's not the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By SW4006
Thanks a lot. Maybe we'll just flip a coin.

Thanks a lot. Maybe we'll just flip a coin.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By SW4006
Ha! I didn't even think about that. It would be...

Ha! I didn't even think about that. It would be cool too see where we'd meet.
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