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Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,918
Posted By mefly2
I will run out and drain the synthetic (filled by...

I will run out and drain the synthetic (filled by the factory and the dealer) from both my GSW and my Corvette just a soon as hell freezes over ... it is cold, but not that cold...yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,003,025
Posted By mefly2
Excellent demo of high visibility gear ! Thank...

Excellent demo of high visibility gear ! Thank you - helped make up my mind.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,208
Posted By mefly2
Maier worked well for me ...

Maier worked well for me ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,189
Posted By mefly2
I like the vario because it can be shrunk down or...

I like the vario because it can be shrunk down or raised as needed ... couple that with some metal panniers and you are good to go ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,938
Posted By mefly2
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Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,931
Posted By mefly2
I tie to the highest point (structurally sound)...

I tie to the highest point (structurally sound) on the bike and widest part of the trailer in order to maximize the mechanical advantage ... soft ties or hero loops to the front forks above the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,852
Posted By mefly2
...looks ALMOST as nice as mine ... just kidding !

...looks ALMOST as nice as mine ... just kidding !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By mefly2
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,598
Posted By mefly2
Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,757
Posted By mefly2
Supplemented our 12GSW with an XT250 ...

Supplemented our 12GSW with an XT250 ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,925
Posted By mefly2
OK ??? just not sure why you would have to remove...

OK ??? just not sure why you would have to remove those pins to replace a windshield ... mine comes off with four torx screws. Did you replace the frame and elevation mechanism as well?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,925
Posted By mefly2
Just curious - how often -and why - are folks...

Just curious - how often -and why - are folks needing to deal with the C-circlip? (On my bike it is actually an "E" circlip) Is there a design error that makes the clips fail or is it due to repeated...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,925
Posted By mefly2
I guess you could- by a long stretch- call a...

I guess you could- by a long stretch- call a washer a BUSHING :rofl although nothing is "bushed" in this case and I would not... nor did the techs with whom I discussed this location on the bike......
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,925
Posted By mefly2
Negative, JS, not sure how you would even know...

Negative, JS, not sure how you would even know just when I ordered these pins! I ordered them after reading your post quoted below back on September 07... in the difficulties thread.

I noted in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 390,488
Posted By mefly2
Let me know how your efforts work out on the...

Let me know how your efforts work out on the lowering links as we bought the adjustable ones to use on my wife's bike and it severely changed the geometry as far as preload etc ...ours are for sale.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,371
Posted By mefly2
This is an old topic ... suggest the search...

This is an old topic ... suggest the search option. Here's on old one I posted some time ago...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,925
Posted By mefly2
Based upon J's earlier glowing testament, I spent...

Based upon J's earlier glowing testament, I spent the $$$ to buy the pins as well.

Bad advice to get them as they only confound the issue. "Pulling the pins" to remove the windscreen and clean is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,662
Posted By mefly2
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By mefly2
non-LED headlight for me ... but early on I added...

non-LED headlight for me ... but early on I added aux lights because of high density of deer out in the evenings around here.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 390,488
Posted By mefly2
Why not just buy the Yamaha model with fat tires...

Why not just buy the Yamaha model with fat tires ...? Basically the same bike, but with fat off road tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,380
Posted By mefly2
Wow, that orange battery thingy is really small...

Wow, that orange battery thingy is really small ... :rofl... must be all the new battery technology!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By mefly2
...as Jim said, the rotation is reversed ...

...as Jim said, the rotation is reversed ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,876
Posted By mefly2
Yep ... makes easy work of getting a trigger from...

Yep ... makes easy work of getting a trigger from the park / city light. I was not aware of tis product and went into the shell for the trigger tap ... no delay when the bike is shut down and comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,003,025
Posted By mefly2
Always eager to see these great photos.

Always eager to see these great photos.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,604
Posted By mefly2
Don't forget to check the peg to shifter and rear...

Don't forget to check the peg to shifter and rear brake pedal distance. My SW-Motechs are great with light weight boots, but the distances are off quite a bit with off road boots... need to get ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,326
Posted By mefly2
Lucky son of a gun ...must depend a lot on where...

Lucky son of a gun ...must depend a lot on where and when you ride ... I've lost 5 or 6 over the last 50+ years !
Clear film + mesh ...just to be sure - as this is the most expensive headlight so...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By mefly2
Yes ... let us know how the repairs handle the...

Yes ... let us know how the repairs handle the road vibrations ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 282,865
Posted By mefly2
Hmmm....then, I wonder just why the BMW...

Hmmm....then, I wonder just why the BMW instructions say to (wall) charge before use ... did I miss that it needs to be turned on???
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,782
Posted By mefly2
...and for that reason, I picked the OEM BMW bars...

...and for that reason, I picked the OEM BMW bars on the bottom and T-T stainless bars on top... easy to brush / polish back to new look if you have a set down. The coated AltR bars would look good...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By mefly2
Usually ride infrequently after November, but...

Usually ride infrequently after November, but take the bike to the car wash and clean (so my driveway doesn't freeze up) ... not doing so well on my Jeep's undercarriage. The chem used here is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,441
Posted By mefly2
Yep; hear it all the time .... even on urban...

Yep; hear it all the time .... even on urban bumps ... maybe I have the susp set too hard ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 435,886
Posted By mefly2
Wow, I must have a defective cooling system ......

Wow, I must have a defective cooling system ... after warm up and moving down the road, I am ALWAYS above 185 ... could be the 3,000' elevation ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,633
Posted By mefly2
I'm with Jim ...

I'm with Jim ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By mefly2
I like them and would leave them on the cases ......

I like them and would leave them on the cases ... just too frugal to buy them so far ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,383
Posted By mefly2
lmao

lmao
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,819
Posted By mefly2
That is what I was told and read at the dealer's...

That is what I was told and read at the dealer's press release info...heavier flywheel after the first year ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,925
Posted By mefly2
After soaking clean with water, I use Armorall. ...

After soaking clean with water, I use Armorall.
Side note: the Quick release pins are still not shipping - maybe by the end of October.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,015
Posted By mefly2
My dealer wants the bike for several weeks to...

My dealer wants the bike for several weeks to test ride as there are no fault codes showing for the cruise control issues ... ride and learn !
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,185
Posted By mefly2
Very hard to compare a dual sport BMW GS to a Duc...

Very hard to compare a dual sport BMW GS to a Duc ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,326
Posted By mefly2
+1 for the T-T on ease of install and ease of...

+1 for the T-T on ease of install and ease of removal for cleaning - for either the mesh or clear ...
The grill shadow may take some getting used to but it is nice not to have to worry about another...
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