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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By double_entendre
Selling panniers and rack advice?

Looking to sell the panniers and rack (OEM) off of my 2011 GSA. Can't decide if it'd be best to sell the whole shebang as one or separate it to both bags (or individual bags) and rack.

Any...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By double_entendre
Because Harley holds the patent for leaking oil. ...

Because Harley holds the patent for leaking oil.


:hide
Forum: Road Warriors 06-20-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By double_entendre
Yeah, no labels. I guess I'll do that. ...

Yeah, no labels. I guess I'll do that.

Thanks!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-19-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By double_entendre
Any Dainese experts here?

Trying to figure out what model these pants I've got are. Anyone able to help?

Sorry for not linking--ain't working on the tablet.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By double_entendre
Interesting question. I have OEM side bags I'm...

Interesting question. I have OEM side bags I'm about to sell that are matched to the ignition key. Hadn't thought about precautions to take, but that's smart.

Maybe I should rekey the bags...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,663
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 380,534
Posted By double_entendre
When testing a newly-installed, strangely...

When testing a newly-installed, strangely non-functioning DPDT switch you've installed to control your PIAAs and Powerlets, give serious consideration to the fact that you didn't put fuses into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,163
Posted By double_entendre
:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk ...

:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/emotes/dead_horseoil.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By double_entendre
Perfect, Jim. The wire was hidden in the housing...

Perfect, Jim. The wire was hidden in the housing as part of the POs HID install.

Got that tied into my relay and hoping everything will work well.

Thanks!

Bob
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By double_entendre
I've got power. I need something that trips a...

I've got power. I need something that trips a relay when I switch on the high beam.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By double_entendre
I'm just looking for a wire to tap into and trip...

I'm just looking for a wire to tap into and trip a relay. No significant draw--well, kinda. :lol3

Previous owner swapped the OEM bulbs for HID and I'm just trying to find the high beam wire to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By double_entendre
2011 R1200GSA high beam switch wire

Am I correct that this brown and white wire coming off the left handlebar switch is the high beam wire?

Thanks!!!!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By double_entendre
Lowered GSA Toolbox?

I've seen the toolboxes that mount "behind" ("inside of?") the GSA panniers and can't seem to find a solution to what I need.

I've got a 2011 GSA with lowered suspension and Touratech bags and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By double_entendre
Dumb question....dumber question? What are the...

Dumb question....dumber question? What are the symptoms of the fuel pump controller crapping out other than a dead engine that could be anything?

Planning a short trip and trying to make sure I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By double_entendre
Bueno. Thanks, guys!

Bueno.

Thanks, guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By double_entendre
Quick, dumb saddle question

Is there any difference between the GSA and GS saddles?

I'm looking to buy a used upgrade saddle for my 2011 GSA and want to be sure I don't buy the wrong thing.

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By double_entendre
Well I can definitively state that acetone was a...

Well I can definitively state that acetone was a miserable failure. Too bad; that would have been easy.

I like the blasting idea and that's only about $30-$40 according to a guy I called about...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By double_entendre
The OP said it was paint and given the need to...

The OP said it was paint and given the need to cook the paint, I assume that the nonremovable plastic parts would preclude powder coating.

I'm going to put some acetone on a rag tonight and see...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,766
Posted By double_entendre
What brand are those? Very slick.

What brand are those? Very slick.
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By double_entendre
Edit. Ok. WTF. ...

Edit. Ok. WTF.

http://www.kleanstrip.com/uploads/documents/Aircraft_Paint_Remover_C0719.pdf

"DO NOT USE ON AIRCRAFT."

:baldy
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By double_entendre
Good idea! ...

Good idea!

http://www.thebungalowblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/frame-spray-painted.jpg
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By double_entendre
Removing paint from aluminum panniers

PO of my GSA painted the bags black and I'm thinking of stripping them and selling them.

I assume that special care needs to be taken between the nonremovable plastic bits and the aluminum...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By double_entendre
Oh no. The LEDs would be purely high beams with...

Oh no. The LEDs would be purely high beams with no one oncoming. I hate people blinding me when I'm coming at them. Would never do that.

Follow up on the PIAAs. What are they worth in the flea...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By double_entendre
Could be. Wonder what they're worth used. ...

Could be. Wonder what they're worth used.



Bingo. Need to look into these.

I don't doubt the Clearwater, but I'm not inclined to spend a grand on high beams.

Thanks!!!
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By double_entendre
What kind of PIAA are these? What LED lamps to go to?

They're on my GSA I bought "pre-owned" and I'm mulling pulling them off and flea-marketing them in favor of some LED lamps.

I've looked at Clearwater, but what alternatives are there? Not...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By double_entendre
Well let's assume I'm gonna use this 70 amp-rated...

Well let's assume I'm gonna use this 70 amp-rated relay. I need a fuse before the relay that goes to the fuses? What amp fuse?

Thanks--really appreciate all the help here. I don't care what...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By double_entendre
Goes to show what you know. ...

Goes to show what you know.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/Scooter_headlights.jpg
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By double_entendre
Thanks, guys. Interesting food for thought. ...

Thanks, guys. Interesting food for thought.

I'm surprised that the data sheet on this relay says it has 1/4" terminals, but if I measure the "power" terminals, they're 3/8". :dunno

Poked...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By double_entendre
Wiring a relay before the fuse block

Looking to wire a relay before my Blue Seas fuse block. Total maximum amperage (based on adding up the fuses in the block I'm replacing) is about 70 amps. PIAA fog and off-road lamps, two heated...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,349
Posted By double_entendre
+1 in the Speed Bleeders. Should have installed...

+1 in the Speed Bleeders. Should have installed them years ago.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-05-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,992
Posted By double_entendre
Heh. I disagree. Someone challenges me to...

Heh. I disagree.

Someone challenges me to a race and the response is, "Sure. Where to? Yellowknife or Tierra del Fuego?" :lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-25-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,992
Posted By double_entendre
Traffic jam = Weekdays from 6AM to 10AM and 3PM...

Traffic jam = Weekdays from 6AM to 10AM and 3PM to 7PM. :rofl

http://31.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lh3vh9QR7v1qzpzfmo1_500.jpg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-21-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,992
Posted By double_entendre
They can be. I figure at least 10%-20% move over...

They can be. I figure at least 10%-20% move over to give me more room.

Lots more are oblivious and a very, very few try to block me. All in all, pretty good deal. :deal
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-21-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,992
Posted By double_entendre
Heavy traffic? What do you know about "heavy...

Heavy traffic? What do you know about "heavy traffic?"

Alexandria, VA: Population: 148,892
Los Angeles, CA: Population: 3,884,307

(Yes, yes....Alexandria has a higher population density....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,992
Posted By double_entendre
Bingo. Going from Orange County to Downtown Los...

Bingo. Going from Orange County to Downtown Los Angeles at rush hour, I can cut an hour off the time between being solo in my car and on the bike. Absolutely absurd that more states don't allow...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By double_entendre
Parasitic battery losses and wiring a fuse block

Two questions in one post:


What is a normal amount of parasitic loss from a battery on a bike when it's turned off and how do I measure it? I've had a battery die "prematurely" because I...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By double_entendre
Thanks, folks. :thumb Y'all leave Google in...

Thanks, folks. :thumb

Y'all leave Google in the dust. :deal
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By double_entendre
Where to buy sheet/plate metal

I'm looking at making an attachment that I can fasten to my 1200GSA's pannier racks. My thought is that some 1/8" aluminum plate would be perfect for the job.

Where would be the best/cheapest...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 44,953
Posted By double_entendre
"They all do that."

"They all do that."
Forum: Face Plant 10-22-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,272
Posted By double_entendre
Not sure why you'd want a collapsible guardrail...

Not sure why you'd want a collapsible guardrail that allows cars to cross over into oncoming traffic. Something solid like concrete wouldn't snag anything, but would be substantially more expensive,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By double_entendre
Most folks run stone stock because they don't see...

Most folks run stone stock because they don't see a correlation between perceived phallic endowment and decibels.

You're going to do what you want to do regardless of a lack of proven usable...
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