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Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By bobinaustin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZnCAU_NVGA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZnCAU_NVGA

i used this technique. finished both sides in under 10 minutes. wwhy are all these vids in russian?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By bobinaustin
1150gs front brake pad change, pistons grrr

so I'm trying to change the pads on the front tire and i can't seem to get the pistons to compress. i can push one side of the pistons back, but then the opposite side pushes out. i want to take...
Forum: Americas 08-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By bobinaustin
mapping and iphone compatibility

i am having such a frustrating time of this! i am trying to map a route of 150 miles from Austin to Huntsville. seems easy right? no. i am trying to use google maps and google earth and neither...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By bobinaustin
so i changed the four bulbs as mentioned in the...

so i changed the four bulbs as mentioned in the speedo and the tach. i am going to leave all the rest as regular bulbs i think. if someday i get the time, i may change the others like you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By bobinaustin
for the folks that asked, yes i did replace the...

for the folks that asked, yes i did replace the bulbs in both speedo and tach and there are 4. i thought about chaining out the other bulbs, but there are many. now... for the speedo and tach all i...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AAYG6EU/ref=oh...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AAYG6EU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

nice and cheap. they are tiny as you might imagine, but the pictures on the product page look much larger. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By bobinaustin
yeah sorry, i am on an 1150gs. i figured it was...

yeah sorry, i am on an 1150gs. i figured it was not replaceable. oh well. and no there were no less on the rest of the lights anywhere on the bike. so far i have changed all turn signals, break...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By bobinaustin
rid light question

so i am looking for some info on the lights in my instrument cluster. i have swapped the bulbs in the speedo and tach to led and would like to do the same for the rid but... on quick inspection i...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,439
Posted By bobinaustin
i have mine mounted in exactly the same way. no...

i have mine mounted in exactly the same way. no issues ever. +++ on this.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
cool blue

just installed some blue led's because my lat regular bulb burned out last week and i just went ahead and bought the led's from amazon. can't wait for my first after dark ride to see how it looks!
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By bobinaustin
Thanks for all the replys!!! I will pass it all...

Thanks for all the replys!!! I will pass it all along!
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By bobinaustin
direwolf, i am sure any bike would make it i am...

direwolf, i am sure any bike would make it i am sure but i am worried about the ability to carry gear on the vmax. i will look at those hb items you mentioned. pjm204, being a bmw rider i wonder...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,396
Posted By bobinaustin
vmax for a long ride?

i have a friend that says he wants to buy a vmax for out ride next year. it will be about 3000 miles and the research i am doing doesn't make it seem like the bike has really any ability to carry...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By bobinaustin
a friend of mine from the area suggested i stay...

a friend of mine from the area suggested i stay in hot springs. we will be on a tight schedule for this, so we may have to just make a quick stop at count rushmore like you did. i am familiar with...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By bobinaustin
Austin to Wounded Knee

I am in the beginning planning stages of a ride from Austin to Wounded Knee SD. I am interested in riding to the memorial and possibly the museum which I understand is some miles away.

I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By bobinaustin
i had forgotten about Chris! i just looked at...

i had forgotten about Chris! i just looked at his youtube channel and was interested that he has shut down his business (sort of) and seems to have gotten fit as heck too! Good for him! anyway, i...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By bobinaustin
yeah i keep finding that article but it has no...

yeah i keep finding that article but it has no useful pictures. which i prefer to have. the article does not appear to be by Jim. I did look at his website too for a pictorial but found nothing.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By bobinaustin
puke tube, canisterectomy, full tank... what?

ok so the last two full tanks i have noticed that on my 04 1150gs i have a puddle of gas from the vent tube. i am thinking that this means that my charcoal canister (original equipment) is now dead...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
hey i know that pannier! howdy from texas!

hey i know that pannier! howdy from texas!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,668
Posted By bobinaustin
jim, after years of using touratech zeta... i now...

jim, after years of using touratech zeta... i now understand and totally agree that the jessi is better and hinged top loader is the way to go! now if only i could afford to replace my zegas 8(
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 457,698
Posted By bobinaustin
i agree very much with you Izzy. an...

i agree very much with you Izzy. an establishment may give permission but this is a legal ad ethical responsibility that is being ignored here. the law requires that a certain number of spots be...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,021
Posted By bobinaustin
i know this is controversial and you will not get...

i know this is controversial and you will not get much agreement on where is a good place and safe and all that. after all... we are talking about strapping a plastic can of gasoline to the bike and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,628,765
Posted By bobinaustin
HAHAHA!! this made me laugh so hard! i love the...

HAHAHA!! this made me laugh so hard! i love the pictures and the mental image you draw. just my style on all accounts!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
thanks for all the input and help fellas! i...

thanks for all the input and help fellas! i bought one set of metal qd and installed the male end properly then f'ed up and installed the female end on the wrong hose tank side.... so i forced my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
Jim this doesnt have to be specific to BMW i...

Jim this doesnt have to be specific to BMW i suppose right? do you happen to know (i am sure you do) what the diameter of that hose is and i assume i can get it at autozone or someplace?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
but Jim i have the broken end inside the hose? i...

but Jim i have the broken end inside the hose? i dont think i can get it out! wouldn't it be easier to just replace the hose?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
Jim as always your input is sought after and...

Jim as always your input is sought after and HIGHLY regarded. i was worried about the other end of the hose to be honest and i and even more worried now about the tube going to the regulator. ugh. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
so i got one set of metal qd's thats i can afford...

so i got one set of metal qd's thats i can afford right now. and... DOH! i was taking off the connector on the tank and the plastic snaps off in the hose AND... its the wrong end. so basically i...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
so im wondering.... i know everyone is of the...

so im wondering.... i know everyone is of the opinion that i should replace the qd with metal and i cant do that right now so im wondering...
http://i.imgur.com/YSt2o7n.png
in this pic, i notice a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
yeah stock qd. i cant afford the metal ones...

yeah stock qd. i cant afford the metal ones right now but i will have to see if its a problem with the o ring or if the entire thing is leaking. i cant quit tell.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bobinaustin
o ring on quick disconnect

so i was just working on some farkles and put the tank back on and everything appeared to go ok. this morning i see a puddle of gas and notice one of quick disconnects is leaking. i noticed that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
i'd love to know how you did this?!

i'd love to know how you did this?!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
i made my own but this looks VERY slick. do you...

i made my own but this looks VERY slick. do you have a link to where you purchased?

Mine:
http://i.imgur.com/rzS12.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
i would LOVE to know details about whats under...

i would LOVE to know details about whats under that lid! care to share?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By bobinaustin
i hate to put it terms like this... but some...

i hate to put it terms like this... but some folks (like me) would have put a few straps on it and gotten home them banged on it to try to fix it. some folks dont need to worry about money and would...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 457,698
Posted By bobinaustin
i WANT that shelf!!!!!!!!!!

i WANT that shelf!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By bobinaustin
thanks for the info folks! makes sense and i...

thanks for the info folks! makes sense and i will go ahead and leave it on.
:muutt
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By bobinaustin
just curious about my back wheel 1150gs

so the other day i had the back wheel off and doing some work. when i got the wheel off the bike i heard the familiar clang. there is a steel ring spacer between the wheel bolt holes and the shaft....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 758,499
Posted By bobinaustin
HOLY CRAP THATS COOL! are those from a Z3? ...

HOLY CRAP THATS COOL!
are those from a Z3? please tell us (me) what you used and how you wired it up!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By bobinaustin
hmmm grrrrrreat yet another thing i have...

hmmm
grrrrrreat yet another thing i have never done.
is the easy project something i can accomplish in an hour? two, three?
looks like the starter should be easy to get to and get off. looks...
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