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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Botch
d'Oh! Yeah, that's exactly what I was...

d'Oh!

Yeah, that's exactly what I was supposed to do:

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-66049453130018_2273_784005

:shog :dic :loco
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Yes, that third bolt is loose when it arrived. ...

Yes, that third bolt is loose when it arrived. For the pegs to stick out 90 degrees from the bike, that's the only possible location.

Unless they should be "deployed" in the position shown, 90...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,302
Posted By Botch
Three weeks ago I covered up my oil sight-glass...

Three weeks ago I covered up my oil sight-glass with a fresh Hello Kitty™ sticker. I no longer wake up screaming in the middle of the night, and I swear the blood in my stool is down 60% or so! ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By Botch
Well, Stuart V, your post has certainly "shifted...

Well, Stuart V, your post has certainly "shifted my paradigm"!! :eek1

The couple tools I've purchased from HF were shit, but I haven't been back in maybe a couple decades. Maybe I'll have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By Botch
More importantly, it lets moisture evaporate from...

More importantly, it lets moisture evaporate from jeans, underwear, and skin. Note, I live in the High Desert, not Alabama...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Ah, but C90Dan! That's gonna scratch up your...

Ah, but C90Dan! That's gonna scratch up your Santiago boots, badly! :eek1

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By Botch
I love Craftsman tools, have a couple chests'...

I love Craftsman tools, have a couple chests' worth, but know that a lifetime warranty is worthless when Sears goes out of business, and it'll probably happen in less than two years. :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,892
Posted By Botch
Got mine today too. If nothing else I'm glad I'm...

Got mine today too. If nothing else I'm glad I'm in their database, no probs at all with the fuel strip.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By Botch
Post pics if you do! :lol3

Post pics if you do! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,896
Posted By Botch
The seat covering does make a difference, I...

The seat covering does make a difference, I believe, but not because of allergic reactions; rather, breathability.
I have a Touratech "Hot Weather" seat that is cloth-covered and porous, and much...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By Botch
Great tip, thanks! I ordered a "micro" torque...

Great tip, thanks!
I ordered a "micro" torque wrench from Amazon, as my Craftsman didn't go to small-enough gradations. That Micro ended up being in pretty much the same range, and that's how I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,101
Posted By Botch
So, you didn't Sharpie the contact info on the...

So, you didn't Sharpie the contact info on the bottom, either?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By Botch
No brand recommendation here, but make sure to...

No brand recommendation here, but make sure to get one calibrated in the units the manual uses; one of my torque wrenches is marked in newton-meters and the other is in kilogram-meters... :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Interesting. I can't mount these pegs as shown...

Interesting.
I can't mount these pegs as shown in the pic from ADVdesigns as shown above; those must be their own crash-bars. Here's how mine look:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Maybe.... Is this why so many homes on my block...

Maybe....
Is this why so many homes on my block are up for sale? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Here (http://www.advdesigns.com/highwaypegs.html)...

Here (http://www.advdesigns.com/highwaypegs.html)

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-66049453130018_2273_784005

While looking this up I noticed they mounted the pegs so they swung back to "retract"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 03:45 PM
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Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
:lol3 Twinkies don't fit, I already tried. ...

:lol3 Twinkies don't fit, I already tried.

Neither do condoms, which I may or may not have tried.... :augie
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,406
Posted By Botch
My '09 GS had 14,500 when I got her last spring,...

My '09 GS had 14,500 when I got her last spring, she just turned over 25K a couple days ago. I know I have Hank (and GS Addict above) sweating... :lol3

Sadly, I can see the arthritis in my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Finally installed my highway pegs. They're the...

Finally installed my highway pegs. They're the type with the screw-out ends and hollowed-out compartment, where I can hide a couple extra twenties, some dry matches, and my Hello Kitty™ Secret...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Yes, that surprises me too. :eek1

Yes, that surprises me too. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By Botch
I never expected my crash bars to protect my bike...

I never expected my crash bars to protect my bike from a head-on (or in your case, a rear-ending), always thought they were more for tip-overs, to protect the cylinder heads.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
I can't speak for the Jesse, but I did just...

I can't speak for the Jesse, but I did just replace my Varios (which came with my '09 when I adopted her last spring) with Touratech Zega Pros.
The Vario bags are plastic, and their main attachment...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
That's an absolutely terrible deal, turn and run...

That's an absolutely terrible deal, turn and run away as fast as you can.

But first, send me the name of the dealer, please?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Lockable, soft panniers! Those are cool, thanks!...

Lockable, soft panniers! Those are cool, thanks! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Link or pics? I haven't heard of those before...

Link or pics? I haven't heard of those before...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,386
Posted By Botch
"Sounds good when I roll up to Starbucks..." ...

"Sounds good when I roll up to Starbucks..." :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,624
Posted By Botch
Dropped mine once (3 weeks after adoption :cry). ...

Dropped mine once (3 weeks after adoption :cry). I used the "back against the seat" method and was surprised that it lifted much easier than my 400-lb Fizzer! :eek1 The cylinder heads (I did have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,389
Posted By Botch
Sounds like there's a small money-making...

Sounds like there's a small money-making opportunity here for anyone with a home 3-D printer (bastid Santa didn't bring me one, and I was GOOD, dammit! :ddog ). You might also check the R/C hardware...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,096
Posted By Botch
I bet anyone blocking the passing lane on the...

I bet anyone blocking the passing lane on the Interstate, seeing you come up behind them with that getup, would move over... :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,386
Posted By Botch
Oh, and I won't buy the weight savings argument...

Oh, and I won't buy the weight savings argument from any GS owner, not with all the crash bars/steel protector plates/sidestand wideners/ISO-container-panniers/steel tool boxes that most of us have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,386
Posted By Botch
30 million Harley riders can't be wrong! :rofl ...

30 million Harley riders can't be wrong! :rofl

Gotta admit, I changed to carbon fiber cans on my Yamaha FZ-6 (a sorta-sport bike, and my first) for the sound, and the looks to a lesser degree. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By Botch
Oh. "LampF" is not "lamp Failure".... :shog (I...

Oh. "LampF" is not "lamp Failure".... :shog (I just replaced mine yesterday ironically)

And, as long as I'm embarrassing myself, what/where is the pilot light?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
I don't come here for the pics, but for the...

I don't come here for the pics, but for the articles. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,731
Posted By Botch
Geez, will I be arrested if I have a GSA sticker...

Geez, will I be arrested if I have a GSA sticker on my GS?? :eek1

Whups, someone's at the door; excus
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By Botch
https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSfLDTbLzTOSeHkK9V6-TmRtu1tMVX8wqhDD_8MZPn32n3-jYFg




:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Thank you Exsistence! Good nudging for me to...

Thank you Exsistence! Good nudging for me to adventure out a bit more! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,614
Posted By Botch
I don't think anyone so far has answered your...

I don't think anyone so far has answered your question above. Pivot Pegz are a bit narrow (ie fit in the "hollow" of your boot, between the front of the heel and the flat front) so they may not give...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
Nice work, Suburban! :wink:

Nice work, Suburban! :wink:
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By Botch
My next helmet

WANT!!

https://scontent-a-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t1.0-9/10487356_10152029469395834_3346913395303394746_n.jpg

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 731,634
Posted By Botch
When I bought Pig last spring She came with Vario...

When I bought Pig last spring She came with Vario panniers, which were okay but seemed awfully flimsy. I quickly added a Zega Pro topcase, thinking I'd eventually get the Zega panniers too.
...
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