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Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,630
Posted By kjackson
Yeah, I think so too. June is so far away......

Yeah, I think so too. June is so far away... rumor has it that we may see it at the DC show in January. Don't know if that'll help or hurt.

Absolutely we can make a DVD! It'll be just like old...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 24,630
Posted By kjackson
I've got a deposit on one. I was told that I'm...

I've got a deposit on one. I was told that I'm number one on the list at my dealer.

Every reason that I have for wanting one has already been discussed in this thread, but I'll chime in just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By kjackson
I believe it's the luck of the draw with the...

I believe it's the luck of the draw with the front to rear proportioning. I had an '06 that I was lucky to get 6-7000 out of the rear pads. Three rear rotors before 100,000 miles. Now have an '11,...
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,150
Posted By kjackson
I'll around a day or two.

I'll around a day or two.
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,266
Posted By kjackson
I took a R1200GS Claude Stanley product out on...

I took a R1200GS Claude Stanley product out on some fire/dirt/gravel roads this past weekend and beat it up pretty good and the only negative I found was that mud somehow got under the tub tonneau...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,745
Posted By kjackson
Do I? I still look for it every time I go into a...

Do I? I still look for it every time I go into a store. Haven't seen it in years though. You?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,745
Posted By kjackson
It was good to see you too. Give me a buzz when...

It was good to see you too. Give me a buzz when you're down in my neck of the woods and we'll do dinner and catch up.

I could tell that you were going to be swamped. I was glad to help what...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,745
Posted By kjackson
I had a great time too Jim. I always learn...

I had a great time too Jim. I always learn something new goofing around with these things.

I also discovered why I couldn't see the torque wrench settings or find that damned arrow on the cam...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By kjackson
I've got a 2011 with 24,000 miles on it and it...

I've got a 2011 with 24,000 miles on it and it seems to be getting better all the time. No problems at all. It's not a deal breaker and I don't hate the sound, but I'd be just as (maybe more) happy...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,181
Posted By kjackson
I had those on my '06. I had some Hella FF50s...

I had those on my '06. I had some Hella FF50s mounted on them. Very clean install and rock solid is an understatement. They wouldn't fit my '11 or I'd still have them. I agree, too bad they are no...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,696
Posted By kjackson
Yes, progressive rate Hyperpro spring to stock...

Yes, progressive rate Hyperpro spring to stock ESA.

Yes, before spring change I was unable to correctly correspond the ESA setting with how I was actually loaded and/or my riding style. I had to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,696
Posted By kjackson
I am in the camp of it wouldn't have been a deal...

I am in the camp of it wouldn't have been a deal breaker either way for me, but now that I have it I really like it. With one caveat... That is after I re sprung it front and rear with Hyperpro...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,215
Posted By kjackson
I believe it... I was hit by a car in '04 while...

I believe it... I was hit by a car in '04 while riding my R1150RT and have always maintained the left cylinder saved my leg from serious injury. Everything on the left side of the bike was removed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,032
Posted By kjackson
I got your PM Bigdog54. I'll get the rack headed...

I got your PM Bigdog54. I'll get the rack headed your way Monday.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,032
Posted By kjackson
I've got an "Option 1" model. I had it on my 06...

I've got an "Option 1" model. I had it on my 06 for a while so it has a few miles on it (probably 60,000 or so). Came with silver handles instead of the black ones in the photos in OP. Has Givi...
Forum: Regional forums 08-03-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,781
Posted By kjackson
I remember that. We had two inches of water...

I remember that. We had two inches of water inside the tent. Good times... :1drink
Forum: Regional forums 07-27-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,781
Posted By kjackson
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,596
Posted By kjackson
I've had both, Custom set-up Ohlins on a 2006 and...

I've had both, Custom set-up Ohlins on a 2006 and ESA II on new 2011.

I had to repsring the ESA because I'm in the neighborhood of 255-260 pounds. I think the factory "average" rider that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By kjackson
2011 GS 10,000 miles - This has happened to me on...

2011 GS 10,000 miles - This has happened to me on several occasions. Mostly missed then been okay, but has actually died a few times. I know this behavior is not correct, but I have learned to "ride...
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 26,776
Posted By kjackson
Saw Chiba's Dual tool at a local club Tech Day...

Saw Chiba's Dual tool at a local club Tech Day and thought it was a pretty ingenious piece of kit. I have separate tools that do the job(s) of the Dual Tool just fine, but are not nearly as...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,686
Posted By kjackson
And to completely eliminate the ongoing debate,...

And to completely eliminate the ongoing debate, my dealer put 20-50 in the crank case and 75-140 in the rear diff during the 600 mile service on my 2011. There, it's settled... :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By kjackson
Over 95K on my 06 with no problems. Original...

Over 95K on my 06 with no problems. Original seals.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,384
Posted By kjackson
+1 I've got an '06 GS with 92,000 miles on...

+1

I've got an '06 GS with 92,000 miles on it that has been coast to coast in the US and across 5 Canadian Provinces. I also use it as my daily work commuter and as my "car" pretty much...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By kjackson
FWIW...I've got an 06 with 87,000 miles on it...

FWIW...I've got an 06 with 87,000 miles on it that has been virtually flawless.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,036
Posted By kjackson
I have OSA. CPAP changed my life. If my CPAP...

I have OSA. CPAP changed my life. If my CPAP machine can't go I don't go. That said, it doesn't impact my riding/traveling/camping adversely.

If electricity is available where I'm heading I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 36,712
Posted By kjackson
One flange cracked just like Easyrider5258's. ...

One flange cracked just like Easyrider5258's. 2006GS 09/2005 Manufacture. 85,000 miles. Disc replaced twice, Galfer and ABM Peak.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By kjackson
Thanks. Of course you know; Of the dozens of...

Thanks.

Of course you know; Of the dozens of Taps and Dies that I have this is not one of them. :becca I can fix that though.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By kjackson
I'm not in that big of a hurry. I thought...

I'm not in that big of a hurry. I thought someone might know off the top of their head.

I have size and thread gauges, so you can bring it with you if you make it by on Friday. If you don't make...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,791
Posted By kjackson
I hear that that JVB dude is alright. Oh,...

I hear that that JVB dude is alright.

Oh, and to stay on topic...My Jessee Safaris are pretty new, but so for so good with no leaks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By kjackson
Does anyone know the size and thread pitch of the...

Does anyone know the size and thread pitch of the 9:00 FD drain plug? I think mine got a little wonky going in during the last service and I don't want to take it out to check until I'm prepared to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,332
Posted By kjackson
Bunch of "near misses" back in the dirt hooligan...

Bunch of "near misses" back in the dirt hooligan days, but the only one that really gave me pause was about 5 years ago.

Early December night, after dark, posted 55 mph four lane highway divided...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,103
Posted By kjackson
Spoke to Rick while doing the deal on the Safari...

Spoke to Rick while doing the deal on the Safari bags. He seems like a hell of a guy and I'm sure I'll be doing business with him again. Next time I'm out his way I hope to buy him a few adult...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,545
Posted By kjackson
Yep, I'm getting more like this myself. Last...

Yep, I'm getting more like this myself.

Last year Jim Bade and I were out tooling around a bit. We found ourselves on a pristine and mostly deserted PCH (101) going from Oregon into Washington....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By kjackson
Service Manager told me, "try to get at least 800...

Service Manager told me, "try to get at least 800 on her and 1000 would be even better", when I asked about the 600 mile service mileage. I put 1200 or so on in four days before the 600 mile service...
Forum: Face plant 07-06-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,609
Posted By kjackson
I'm scared of the guns and stuff and try to avoid...

I'm scared of the guns and stuff and try to avoid them, but if I were going to carry a concealed weapon I'd have Raven Phantom rigs for all my stuff. I hear they're very high quality.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,909
Posted By kjackson
I've meet his Honey, she's definitely getting the...

I've meet his Honey, she's definitely getting the short end of the stick. :D I keed, I keed... well maybe.

Jim will be back in the fold. The local club and I won't let him get too far away. The...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,924
Posted By kjackson
Thanks, you saved me the trouble. I was shaking...

Thanks, you saved me the trouble. I was shaking my head ruefully thinking, "not again".

Just in case anyone else needs to show how smart they are: We all know the procedure is nonsense. It was...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,924
Posted By kjackson
Yeah, I know this. It was written as a joke and...

Yeah, I know this. It was written as a joke and I thought the stem at the top gave a better, more "realistic" (for the average non-periodic table reading person) visual. Thank you for keeping me...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,924
Posted By kjackson
Typical process for using "normal air" and...

Typical process for using "normal air" and achieving a 100% nitrogen fill:

1) Calculate the necessary volume to allow a 20% overfill for the desired pressure.

2) Position the tire so that the...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,532
Posted By kjackson
I can give a big thumbs up for the Lee Parks. I...

I can give a big thumbs up for the Lee Parks. I have both the Deer Sports and the Deer Sports PCi. They are very well made; get them wet and "ride them dry" for a second skin feel. I have about...
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