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Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,991
Posted By Old_Don
I painted my Touratech all blue first then masked...

I painted my Touratech all blue first then masked it and then painted the white. Put on the pinstrip and finally clearcoted it. Paint is available from Colorite.
http://www.colorrite.com/

For...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,991
Posted By Old_Don
Thanks Dan! It was more work than I expected but...

Thanks Dan! It was more work than I expected but worth it. It was fun trying to get the tank to look just like my old tank which i need to put up on Craiglst.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,991
Posted By Old_Don
Titus Canyon, Death Valley <a...

Titus Canyon, Death Valley

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/108254024@N02/10779974313/" title="Death Valley Trip 283 by Old_Don, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,796
Posted By Old_Don
I had a Heidenau front lose pressure and I almost...

I had a Heidenau front lose pressure and I almost crashed on a trip. Tire pressure was 36 pounds in the morning before the air loss. Previously, the tire had seemed to be losing about 3 pounds a day...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 64,156
Posted By Old_Don
Do you know if the tank fits with the "Happy...

Do you know if the tank fits with the "Happy Trails" bags and mounts?
I may be able to send a picture if that helps.
Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,882
Posted By Old_Don
Just got the Russell, love the seat. Did the ride...

Just got the Russell, love the seat. Did the ride in, great people and very helpful.

Do the ride in appointment. Here's the routine:

Arrive 8am.
They have you sit on the bike and take pics of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 74,591
Posted By Old_Don
Okay, that's why the tank level reading didn't...

Okay, that's why the tank level reading didn't change when I LOWERED the resistance. I went the wrong way!!! I'll try a higher resistance tomorrow and play around with the value. Thanks Joel!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 74,591
Posted By Old_Don
Yes 4 wires and the center two (pins 2 & 3) are...

Yes 4 wires and the center two (pins 2 & 3) are open.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 74,591
Posted By Old_Don
Joel, I happen to have a new strip in my...

Joel,

I happen to have a new strip in my garage. Pins 1 - 4 is 32 Ohm. I believe that's the heater circuit. My RT feeds it with 9 Vdc at key on and after ~ 5 sec. it drops to 7.5 Vdc.

Pins 2 -...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Old_Don
I would guess that it may have been to attach to...

I would guess that it may have been to attach to an Auxiliary fuel tank he may have had on the bike at one time.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,736
Posted By Old_Don
I was in the same "Boat" as you a couple of years...

I was in the same "Boat" as you a couple of years ago. Discussed it with the sales guy and he recommended buying a used 1150 GS, then if I don't like it I could re-sale it for almost what I bought...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,910
Posted By Old_Don
Steptoe: Parts Layout shows my 2001, R1150...

Steptoe:

Parts Layout shows my 2001, R1150 GS, uses part # 21522333411 for the clutch cable.

Is the 1150GSA (adventure) clutch line part #21527682151 ???? And it will fit my 2001 GS?
...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,455
Posted By Old_Don
When I put in my attic system I was concerned...

When I put in my attic system I was concerned about getting the heat down to the floor. In reading through the Blower manual it showed adjustments for the blower speed. I moved my jumper to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By Old_Don
It's metal, about 3/8in in diameter.

It's metal, about 3/8in in diameter.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By Old_Don
1150GS, Help - What's this part?

I have my transmission out for the Input spline repair and clutch replacement. While cleaning up around the bike I found this:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By Old_Don
We do exactly the same thing. My wife puts her...

We do exactly the same thing. My wife puts her left hand on my shoulder and her right hand on the top box. She is also 5' 10" with short legs.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,639
Posted By Old_Don
With the throttle completely off, the injectors...

With the throttle completely off, the injectors completely shut off, so makes sense to have no backfire then.
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,150
Posted By Old_Don
Jim, Your DVD's have been most helpful,...

Jim,

Your DVD's have been most helpful, thanks!

Suggestion:
I'd love to see a video off the whole process of removing the Transmission then lubing the Clutch splines. Possibly include clutch...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 109,345
Posted By Old_Don
TKC-Kenda Comparison

Here's my observations on the two tires.

Area: California, Hwy 5 and 33 to Joshua Tree NP then Off hwy.

Bike: 1150 GS, riding moderately

Conditions: Tire wear is 2 up with tools and gear...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 109,345
Posted By Old_Don
Hand spoon on Kenda, hint

This thread gave me the idea to try the Kenda also. I received them last week and then on my day off I went about the task to install them. I was pretty apprehensive about the rear after reading...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,402
Posted By Old_Don
See his Signature. He's an Iron Butt rider, and...

See his Signature. He's an Iron Butt rider, and the IBA# tells us that he has completed the Rally. Probably wants to get the fuel up to 11.5 gallons which is the max allowed for rallying.:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,893
Posted By Old_Don
Nice pic's!! I'll have to go there.. How...

Nice pic's!! I'll have to go there..

How was the fishing?
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,704
Posted By Old_Don
Great pic's and report.:clap It was a good...

Great pic's and report.:clap

It was a good decision to turn around while trying to travel the east side of Mono Lake. I was just there in my Jeep in May and took the same road. After about 6-7...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 18,031
Posted By Old_Don
Freeze it

If I'm understanding what's going on here, (runs when cold), I'd also recommend spraying various sensors/electronic parts with one of those cold spray cans for troubleshooting electronic chips....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By Old_Don
Just a thouight. Unbolt the rear of the tank...

Just a thouight.
Unbolt the rear of the tank and lift it up several inches to get a better view under there while starting and running the engine. Might help to locate the problem.
Good luck.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Old_Don
h8chains...

h8chains (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=50880) Thanks for the info about Titus Canyon, I appreciate it. I'm getting pretty excited about the trip!
THANKS!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Old_Don
Thank you all for the feedback, I appreciate it! ...

Thank you all for the feedback, I appreciate it!

A.Vern, thanks for the ride report link!

Our general plan is to depart from the Bay area and ride across 88 to 395 then south to Bishop. (I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By Old_Don
1150GS on Death Valley road?

Hi folks!

I'm considering taking my "pig" on Death Valley road from near Big Pine, past Eureka dunes and end up at Scotties Castle. I don't have knobbie tires but do have Anakee's.

In...
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