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Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,756
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
i have a 3gal. RotoPax on a super pillion plate...

i have a 3gal. RotoPax on a super pillion plate from Best Rest. i carried a large duffle and a tire on top of inhttp://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/34258_137785406232739_5692340_n.jpg

Yes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Ilium work great for me.

Ilium work great for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,530
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Fix it later. Keep your oil level above min. in...

Fix it later. Keep your oil level above min. in your ride. More damage won't be done since it isnt on the compression side. I believe they all do that eventually. If you strip your head bolts your...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,534
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I would.

I would.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,226
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Thumb :clap +1:clap Carefull application of...

:clap

+1:clap

Carefull application of heat will soften the scratches on the black textured plastic.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Fastenal has stores all over. www.fastenal.com...

Fastenal has stores all over. www.fastenal.com (http://www.fastenal.com) They have all kinds of fasteners.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,208
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Make a loop of webbing or something to loop...

Make a loop of webbing or something to loop around the frame for your back hand to get a better grip. Put it in your pocket or tank bag for easy access.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,920
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Cool2 Retrohttp://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/Cool3.gi...

Retrohttp://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/Cool3.gif
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 586,727
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I'm excited! It is finally getting below 100...

I'm excited! It is finally getting below 100 degrees durring the day here. Time for some serious rides. I'm looking for my Ice Air in the mail tomorrow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,364
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Maybe we should all take off the side stands and...

Maybe we should all take off the side stands and always lay-em down like a mountain bike.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 586,727
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
When I get mine (JC,CA) I'm going to stick it...

When I get mine (JC,CA) I'm going to stick it some place with some Dual Lock.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,323
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
olympia motosports Viper Mesh Tech Jacket ...

olympia motosports Viper Mesh Tech Jacket

great ventilation and armor.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I have around 9K miles on mine without cupping.

I have around 9K miles on mine without cupping.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,607
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I'm 5'4" with short legs. I have an 09 lowered...

I'm 5'4" with short legs. I have an 09 lowered GS. The low BMW seat was painful I got the Low TT seat (not ex low) and feels much better. No more tail bone pain.

My toes touch on both sides. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 60,184
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I had z6s on my 1150RS with about 2 inches of...

I had z6s on my 1150RS with about 2 inches of slick in the middle. No problems... the front tire cleared the way.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,577
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I hear oil consumption decreases with break-in...

I hear oil consumption decreases with break-in time. (20000 miles). My two boxers didn't use much though. Some use a quart/1000miles or more.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 586,727
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
No doctor, just put IICE on it.

No doctor, just put IICE on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,364
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
It looks like you need a second tool box to hold...

It looks like you need a second tool box to hold the tools to open this one. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,053
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I think Wunerlich or TT sells worry beads.

I think Wunerlich or TT sells worry beads.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Maybe the uneveness in color is from a prevailing...

Maybe the uneveness in color is from a prevailing wind from one side:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
+1 on bolt cover for ram mount. Superfulous.

+1 on bolt cover for ram mount. Superfulous.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,932
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Sounds like a classic case of the throttle cable...

Sounds like a classic case of the throttle cable slipping out of the ferral on one of the adjustment screws.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,833
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I'd use nylock nuts

I'd use nylock nuts
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 586,727
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
You can get a hot knife blade for a soldering gun.

You can get a hot knife blade for a soldering gun.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,418
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I use a Bier of Maine Tri-Lite cot. I put a...

I use a Bier of Maine Tri-Lite cot. I put a short thermarest on it for firmness. Relatively inexpensive and very comortable. On cold nights I put a Fleece jacket under my feet because cots have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 586,727
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
here are the simple directions or adjustment

here are the simple directions or adjustment
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Between the wiggly nipple and the valve.

Between the wiggly nipple and the valve.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,188
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
1974 Honda trail 90 1980 Honda CB125 1982...

1974 Honda trail 90
1980 Honda CB125
1982 Yamaha 400 Special
1992 Honda Shadow
1993 Honda Magna 750
2004 BMW R1150RS
2005 Yamaha XT225
2009 BMW R1200GS low model.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,953
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Since you took it to the carwash. Did you bugger...

Since you took it to the carwash. Did you bugger the air filter with that high pressure water?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
The TT Low seat is about the same height as the...

The TT Low seat is about the same height as the BMW low seat and much more comfortable. The TT Ex-Low is even lower but I don't know about comfort.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Garmin will fix or replace the Zumo for a fixed...

Garmin will fix or replace the Zumo for a fixed rate. It was 150 dollars for my BMW Navigator.

http://www8.garmin.com/support/outofwarranty.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Get JimVonBaden's Maintanence DVD. With that and...

Get JimVonBaden's Maintanence DVD. With that and the Hall of Wisdom you should be set to do it your self. I have a 1200GS. I've only done the valve adjustment on my 1150 RS when I had it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I have crash bars and covers on my 09. After a...

I have crash bars and covers on my 09. After a few get-offs I'd stick with both. I've bent the crashbars and covers. The covers really only prevent scratches to the valve covers and offer no real...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,315
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I'm 5'4" and 200 to 210 lbs. 27" inseam. I have...

I'm 5'4" and 200 to 210 lbs. 27" inseam. I have an 09 low gs. I find it handles great in twisties. I have recently been riding with a kid in the Marines who used to race. We have been mountain...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Thumb I agree, the Throttlemeister needs adjustment.

I agree, the Throttlemeister needs adjustment.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,728
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Wunderlich Zyclop. ...

Wunderlich Zyclop. http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GS08/8200057.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
Cool, in a Hanibel Lector kind of way. And under...

Cool, in a Hanibel Lector kind of way. And under 50 bucks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I figured that, I thought someone would tell me...

I figured that, I thought someone would tell me there is a bluetooth activated face shield on a new BMW helmet for $800,
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,728
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs022....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/hs022.snc6/165224_184993248178621_100000038402141_640901_5239238_n.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,722
Posted By Shortguy on BMW
I'm curious about that button showing lifting the...

I'm curious about that button showing lifting the helmet visor.:evil
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