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Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By roadkng
!

Nothing has been rewired. It happens when:

Bike on center-stand
Kickstand UP
Bike in neutral
Using the Key or Kill switch when you turn them on and off will kill the clock, which I've never...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By roadkng
So, I wound up taking the tank off and looking at...

So, I wound up taking the tank off and looking at the connection to the kick stand switch and everything was clean. I switched relay's around in the fuse box for kicks and the RID still was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By roadkng
Thanks, I charged the battery overnight and it...

Thanks, I charged the battery overnight and it has a full charge, so I'll take it for a ride and see what happens. It has been sitting for a while and its been kinda cold (40's at night).
Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By roadkng
Thanks, but I haven't installed the HID kit. Key...

Thanks, but I haven't installed the HID kit. Key on...The clock, fuel level and gear select indicator all go blank, but when I move the side stand they light up. Normally with the bike in neutral,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By roadkng
Question 2004- 1150 GS RID problem

I went to turn the bike on and the RID was out, but the bike cranked over and ran fine (on center stand) . I moved the side stand down, and about midway the RID came on...when the sidestand went all...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By roadkng
Been there done that several times especially in...

Been there done that several times especially in hot weather
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By roadkng
Faq

Check the FAQ section 3.27 running rough after repair.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6647291&postcount=3

In almost all cases where the bike doesn't run properly after having being...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By roadkng
+1 on the aluminum stock. I mounted mine to the...

+1 on the aluminum stock. I mounted mine to the oil cooler bolts underneath. You'll have to groove out sections in front of the shocks so that they won't hit the bar when you turn. I have engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By roadkng
How

Hall of Wisdom at the very bottom of the page:

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/

service ABS

I just did mine and wasn't a big deal.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By roadkng
Thanks for your input fellas. I agree that it is...

Thanks for your input fellas. I agree that it is a thin part and susceptible to wear. I bought a used caliper from Parts Haus in Long Beach, CA for $95. Since I'm flushing the brakes it's probably a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By roadkng
Thank you AviatorTroy. I replaced the pads on the...

Thank you AviatorTroy. I replaced the pads on the rear last year and they are still good. My question was more about the caliper than the pads. So it's probably safe to say holes = caliper...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By roadkng
What would cause.....

2004 R1150 GS rear brake caliper.

How could this happen? Normal wear? Wrong pads? Since this has a floating arm which retracts the pads, should I worry about the holes? OR, ride on?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By roadkng
Not sure if applies to a 2008, but my 2004's...

Not sure if applies to a 2008, but my 2004's throttle body cables came unseated on the right side because I had taken off the tank to do other work.
Good Luck
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,385
Posted By roadkng
Cycle Gear

Cycle Gear charges $15 a tire (off the bike) in Santa Clarita, CA if you purchase the tire through them. Buy your own and it's $30 per tire. Still a pretty good deal!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By roadkng
Comfortmax

I bought this pad a month ago. It added 1" To the overall height, but otherwise very comfortable:

http://www.amspecialtiesusa.com/ (http://www.amspecialtiesusa.com/)


or try Amazon, they are a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,839
Posted By roadkng
I bought the beads and finally retired them to...

I bought the beads and finally retired them to the shelf. The stock seat is way more comfortable. I am going to take the stock seat apart and put in a gel pad soon. There are DIY manuals on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By roadkng
Hwy 33

Hwy 33....you will not be disappointed! This area is a great ride with nice sweeping corners, but, beware of the ice and sand on the north facing parts, especially around the summit. Carizzo plain...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By roadkng
'04 Gs

Joe- I have a used 04' GS (32K) with servos and love the bike. Many around here will tell you otherwise. I have had no problems with the bike and do the service myself. The service is very easy (even...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By roadkng
Warning- don't take the hella's off road, the...

Warning- don't take the hella's off road, the housing cracks around the mounting holes and the warranty doesn't cover stupidity (on my part)
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