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Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,759
Posted By king4aday
I also experienced it with my '13 GSW, it's at 7k...

I also experienced it with my '13 GSW, it's at 7k miles and it happened 5-6 times yet. Considering I use it as my daily driver year round, it's not a huge sample. I suspect it's backfire because my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5,979
Views: 1,017,321
Posted By king4aday
headlight guard

I wanted to go offroading, but didn't have a headlight guard, the cheapest is pretty expensive by my standards (I know I shouldn't whine after buying a $20k bike).
So, I thought up something....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,009
Posted By king4aday
If the bike is turned off, the flapper valves...

If the bike is turned off, the flapper valves should be open. So then I disconnected the electrical connector, so the flapper valve actuator was not getting any signal from the ecu and would stay...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,953
Posted By king4aday
All of them are clunky. I noticed this when I...

All of them are clunky. I noticed this when I started on my GSW, I had a suzuki twin before, that was super smooth compared to this. It's something to get used to.

Others have noted in other...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,009
Posted By king4aday
I just went out to do a little test because I...

I just went out to do a little test because I read upon this flapper valve thing quite a lot before, and now my curiosity peaked over the treshold.

I just located the motor on my '13 GSW, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By king4aday
WD40. It lasts at least as long as any of the...

WD40. It lasts at least as long as any of the liquid refinish stuff, and is cheap.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,996
Posted By king4aday
On the GSW there's a small "pocket" in the...

On the GSW there's a small "pocket" in the fairing in front of where your triple clamps would hit them if you didn't have stops. (the factory GPS mount wiring is routed along there). I don't keep my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,461
Posted By king4aday
Newer GS bikes have traction control (I think...

Newer GS bikes have traction control (I think introduced in 2013 GSW), which does exactly that, it uses the ABS sensors to identify a speed difference between the wheels (which could either result...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,130
Posted By king4aday
Mine is a 2013 and most of the time in the...

Mine is a 2013 and most of the time in the mornings it takes 2 attempts to start it. When I asked my dealer they said it's normal (it always starts on the second attempt)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,724
Posted By king4aday
6200 from my rear tourance next's. Front tourance...

6200 from my rear tourance next's. Front tourance next 7800. I'm on TA2s now, looks like these won't last much longer either.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,946
Posted By king4aday
Where did you get the Anakees in gsw sizes? I...

Where did you get the Anakees in gsw sizes? I might even order it from Europe :) I had some on backorder since May, I had to cancel it as my stock rear Tourance next had a flat, so I cancelled that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By king4aday
I would get it, if they announced it. I wonder...

I would get it, if they announced it.
I wonder if the LC has the same "hardware" for ABS as the HP4. I really like the concept of the traction control on the HP4 as well, adjustable in +- steps...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By king4aday
You mean on dirt, or tarmac?

You mean on dirt, or tarmac?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By king4aday
I got one too. I had a recall done on the 6k...

I got one too. I had a recall done on the 6k service (or bulletin as the service manager said) for the throttle grip, and another one for the rear shock (gaskets iirc) awaiting parts arrival.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By king4aday
Maintenance advice needed

I don't remember signing up for this, but do any of you have any idea how to perform this service? I admit it, it's past due, as the rear one is way more run down than the front, but I haven't found...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,633
Posted By king4aday
+1 I'm 6'1", and adjusting to the 10˚ mark has...

+1
I'm 6'1", and adjusting to the 10˚ mark has helped a lot. (not to mention making it much easier to ride standing up)
I was experiencing the same upper back pain described by OP, only after 3+...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5,979
Views: 1,017,321
Posted By king4aday
First mod: I have inclined my handlebars on my...

First mod:
I have inclined my handlebars on my GSW to be at the 10 mark.
Things to note:

The screws that connect the bar clamp to the forkbridge were very loose (didn't check torque spec, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,580
Posted By king4aday
On a related note, is it safe to lean my bike...

On a related note, is it safe to lean my bike down on the crashbars on cardboard to check how far will the pegs go without scraping the crashbars?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,847
Posted By king4aday
Not a GoPro, but I mounted one "sport action...

Not a GoPro, but I mounted one "sport action camera" to one of my mirrors, and one on my crashbar so I get more speed sense in the corners when the camera gets close to the road. It also gets a lot...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 401,344
Posted By king4aday
So, I think I'm starting to notice the clutch...

So, I think I'm starting to notice the clutch issues some guys talk about in this thread.
The shifting experience is quite "hard" compared to my former bike (which was 2 years ago, Suzuki GS500) -...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,455
Posted By king4aday
Haha, H-B crashbars are on their way (couldn't...

Haha, H-B crashbars are on their way (couldn't wait for AltRider to have protection against nukes), also some radiator guards 'cause a guy told me a story on how his was $400 to replace after a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,455
Posted By king4aday
Yeah, I know, sometimes I get lazy with my...

Yeah, I know, sometimes I get lazy with my framing.
The lights are the halogens, yes, I didn't custom-order the bike back in April, for LEDs I would have had to wait 2 months, so I decided to skip...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,455
Posted By king4aday
Well it was shot with my Nikon D5100, in Vivid...

Well it was shot with my Nikon D5100, in Vivid A+2 mode, boosted saturation, then it took some fiddling with Adobe Lightroom to match the looks that I prefer. Here's another one:...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,455
Posted By king4aday
Not exactly new, and I posted an image before,...

Not exactly new, and I posted an image before, but I took this yesterday, and I think it turned out pretty well:
http://i.imgur.com/Sdaje5gl.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By king4aday
Well, looks like I made a dupe :( I don't wanna...

Well, looks like I made a dupe :(
I don't wanna wait till end of year for the AltRider though. :(
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By king4aday
Engine crash bars for the GS LC

Hi AdvRider Memberz!

I need some advice, I've been lurking around for quite a while. I wanna buy some engine protection (read: crash bars) for my GS LC. This is where I run into a great universe...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 606,455
Posted By king4aday
My WaterBoxer

Here's mine, got it a week ago:
<a href="http://i.imgur.com/tudvfUz.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/tudvfUz.jpg" width="800"></a>
(click for original size)

I still can't...
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