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Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By CarSalesman
Alan Karl

Not sure if this belongs in this forum. Mods feel free to move if its the wrong place.

Alan Karl is a world wide rider many of you know. Alan has a new book coming out June 3, called FORKS. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By CarSalesman
I now have a titanium plate and 6 screws holding...

I now have a titanium plate and 6 screws holding my collar bone together for the rest of my life. That's what I get for trail riding with 80/20 street/trail tires. I also got a nice ride in an...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By CarSalesman
Bought my panniers from Rob early in the program....

Bought my panniers from Rob early in the program. I was short a couple fasteners, but he sent me replacements no problem. Another vendor might have said the user lost them. The original key...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By CarSalesman
I have the same LV header on my R1200GS, with the...

I have the same LV header on my R1200GS, with the stock muffler. I also have a the Wunderlich fuel controller (can't remember the other name of the company who actually makes it). The combo is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By CarSalesman
I have the Leo Vince header on my 2007 R1200GS,...

I have the Leo Vince header on my 2007 R1200GS, using the stock muffler. Its magic. The engine revs faster, now much happiner in the high rpm ranges. Most important, the 4500rpm buzz is GONE. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By CarSalesman
Audiovox Cruise Control on R12GS

I installed the Audiovox Cruise on my ST1300. Works great. I see lots of discussion in the history here, about wanting to install one in the R12GS, but I haven't found where anyone has actually...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By CarSalesman
Uh... you did remember to crank in all the rear...

Uh... you did remember to crank in all the rear spring preload that is available...?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,448
Posted By CarSalesman
Guys, this is not rocket science. Doug explained...

Guys, this is not rocket science. Doug explained it best. If the angle of attack is too great (angle of wind hitting the windshield), the air coming off the top will be turbulent. The stock GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,629
Posted By CarSalesman
Checked mine. The pin is already there. My bike...

Checked mine. The pin is already there. My bike is a 2007, but I purchased it new in early 2008. The case was added by the Dealer during the purchase, so apparently cases made by early 2008...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,114
Posted By CarSalesman
Robert, In retrospect, wouldn't it be easier...

Robert,

In retrospect, wouldn't it be easier to start by drilling the small hole from the top, inside the case, in the center of that raised area? You would be assured that the pin and receiving...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,629
Posted By CarSalesman
My 2007 GS has a vario top case. Would this...

My 2007 GS has a vario top case. Would this already have the modification, or do I need to get the parts? Is this a warranty or recall thing, or do we have to buy the part?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,326
Posted By CarSalesman
As noted my my original post at the beginning of...

As noted my my original post at the beginning of this thread, I have absolutely no poppping. With the techlusion box, you adjust how much fuel you want to add or subtract in various running modes. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,326
Posted By CarSalesman
Wolfgang: I'm sure it would help your 2009 just...

Wolfgang: I'm sure it would help your 2009 just as well as my 2007.

Opposed: You need the same header as I bought. The header is the entire exhaust except for the muffler. I bought mine from...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,326
Posted By CarSalesman
Leo Vince header on R1200GS - wow!

Installed the Leo Vince header on my 2007 R1200GS over the winter, and finally got a chance to give it a good ride. Considering this is nothing more than an empty pipe, the difference versus stock...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,744
Posted By CarSalesman
David: I was able to download and install it...

David: I was able to download and install it from Amazon. This is my first experience with Amazon. Its not as seamless as Android Market, but better than not getting the app at all.

I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By CarSalesman
Anorak - that thread seems to be about the...

Anorak - that thread seems to be about the 2005-2006 R1200GS ABS system. The original poster has a 2007, same as my own. I don't have any problems, and hope I never will, but if someone is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By CarSalesman
Please provide a link to this article.

Please provide a link to this article.
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,744
Posted By CarSalesman
I treid to download this app for my Droid X. ...

I treid to download this app for my Droid X. Android Market would not install, says its not compatible with my device. I am running Gingerbread, but can't imagine why the app would be incompatible....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,632
Posted By CarSalesman
I've seen similar posts about the float equipped...

I've seen similar posts about the float equipped units. My 07 has never had a fuel gauge failure, but I do have the trip computer. How can I tell if I have the float or strip for sure? I'd love to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By CarSalesman
Tall - the good news is you don't need to remove...

Tall - the good news is you don't need to remove the trim around the gas cap again. That trim comes right off with the tank. I did the same thing first time. Once you've done it a few times, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By CarSalesman
There is a many-page thread in Vendors. Lots of...

There is a many-page thread in Vendors. Lots of buyers there. I have them on my R1200GS. Happy with them. Its a metal box, hasn't broken. Price is reasonable. Not much more to ask of it.
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 31,894
Posted By CarSalesman
It would be helpful if you could picture the...

It would be helpful if you could picture the entire product with the harnesses.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By CarSalesman
Within some limits, you can get the same...

Within some limits, you can get the same adjustability by raising or lowering the rear suspension on the R12GS. With my non-OEM rear spring and preload adjuster I greatly adjust the turn-in on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By CarSalesman
Call Klaus at EPM Performance. He used to be the...

Call Klaus at EPM Performance. He used to be the Wilbers distributor, but now handles Hyperpro. He still services the Wilbers. He did exactly that job for me at a reasonable price. You can't get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,883
Posted By CarSalesman
I have one of the slim ballast HID in the low...

I have one of the slim ballast HID in the low beam of my R12GS. Aboout 10% of the time when starting the bike, the HID does not light. If I restart the engine, the HID comes up. If its gonna...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By CarSalesman
George - are you saying that an owner can install...

George - are you saying that an owner can install a a replacement strip and ride? Fortunately my early 2007 has not failed (yet), but the nearest dealer is over 100 miles away so if I need a...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,199
Posted By CarSalesman
Ordered mine already. The discount codes are...

Ordered mine already. The discount codes are show in the first image above.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By CarSalesman
My 2007 is the same. Not much you can do about...

My 2007 is the same. Not much you can do about it.
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By CarSalesman
Got any in M6?

Got any in M6?
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,305
Posted By CarSalesman
Mythic - looking better at each generation. I'm...

Mythic - looking better at each generation. I'm concerned that the center stand would tend to slide on the metal plate. I see you have cardboard or something in there maybe to protect the finish. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,142
Posted By CarSalesman
How a bike would run with a Techlusion box is...

How a bike would run with a Techlusion box is completely dependent on the settings. You can add as little or as much fuel as you like. If GSD's bike ran better without, it only proves that the box...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,305
Posted By CarSalesman
Much better!

Much better!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By CarSalesman
You go around once in life. If you can afford...

You go around once in life. If you can afford new, and you want it, go for it.

On the other hand, in the used car business there is a saying, "Everybody Drives a Used Car". The point being that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By CarSalesman
Exhaust header crush sleeve

I am installing a set of Leo Vince headers on my R1200GS. The kit did not come with replacement header gaskets (crush washers). Do I reuse the original washers? Replace them? Do aftermarket...
Forum: Vendors 11-01-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,305
Posted By CarSalesman
Gotta be a bear to get the bike up on center...

Gotta be a bear to get the bike up on center stand, when the stand is sitting tall on top of the tubes. Would it be possible for the flat plate to be on the bottom of the tubes, attached flush?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By CarSalesman
The sliding-forward problem is not unique or...

The sliding-forward problem is not unique or created by Rick's seat. Its a common discussion here for the stock seat as well. When Rick made my seat, I specifically noted I wanted the front built...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By CarSalesman
If you want to be sure it doesn't happen again,...

If you want to be sure it doesn't happen again, there is a solution. Throw away the plastic push-and-turn fastener at the lower front of the large plastic body side panel (the one that came open in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By CarSalesman
My single low beam HID sometimes does the same...

My single low beam HID sometimes does the same thing. I suspect its because voltage may be a bit low right after engine start. Since the HID replaced the low beam, I don't have a switch. On engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,600
Posted By CarSalesman
Your title says 2005 vs 2008. If that's correct,...

Your title says 2005 vs 2008. If that's correct, definitely get the 2008. The 2005 and 2006 have the power brakes, which I and many (not all) others do not like.
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 72,218
Posted By CarSalesman
Got my replacement bolt-on lock set from Rob. ...

Got my replacement bolt-on lock set from Rob. Thank you for the near-zero price. They are mucho better. The original lock set looked like it could fall off at any time, due to the weak C-clip...
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