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Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 290,793
Posted By dfwscotty
Hey Dutch, with it lowered does it take more...

Hey Dutch, with it lowered does it take more oomph to get it up onto the center stand?
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,390
Posted By dfwscotty
As expected, great stuff LS. Another target...

As expected, great stuff LS.

Another target for my future trips.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-04-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By dfwscotty
This is one of my future ride projects, I browse...

This is one of my future ride projects, I browse over it occasionally plotting and planning with no timeline set yet.

Check Google for the "great river road". Each state has maps of their routes...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,377
Posted By dfwscotty
Concur with distance to Arkansas and the riding...

Concur with distance to Arkansas and the riding is pretty nice once you get out of town heading that direction.

In the opposite direction is the Texas Hill Country. Big Bend is just down the road...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,390
Posted By dfwscotty
Incredible photos! Great trip.

Incredible photos! Great trip.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By dfwscotty
Corvette Summer?

Corvette Summer?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,846
Posted By dfwscotty
I use the Airhawk/sheepskin combo and it works...

I use the Airhawk/sheepskin combo and it works great.

I think the main issue people have with the Airhawks is that they think since it inflates it should be blown up. I barely use any air in mine...
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By dfwscotty
When I was working part-time as a flunky for a...

When I was working part-time as a flunky for a good friend's AC company the thing he liked best was when people worked on their own equipment. Not like the stuff that's discussed in this thread but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-15-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,827
Posted By dfwscotty
Hell JJ, I'm working Thursday or I would have...

Hell JJ, I'm working Thursday or I would have suggested a local beer meet up here.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 290,793
Posted By dfwscotty
That's the nice thing about the linked brakes on...

That's the nice thing about the linked brakes on my '12 Connie. Don't like them? Turn it off.

Riding in the Texas heat is no big deal. You do want to take some water to drink with you when you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By dfwscotty
Go faster.

Go faster.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,580
Posted By dfwscotty
Nice feature on my Connie and havent had any...

Nice feature on my Connie and havent had any issues but there have been problems with theirs.
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,058
Posted By dfwscotty
You have 2 drains on your system. The pan is the...

You have 2 drains on your system. The pan is the emergency drain wiht PVC running to an soffet outside your house where it can be seen. The other drain comes from the coil drain pan inside the air...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By dfwscotty
Pointy short screw. Screw gun. Pliers.

Pointy short screw. Screw gun. Pliers.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By dfwscotty
How did the wheel alignment look before you...

How did the wheel alignment look before you removed the wheel if you happen to notice it? Along that line I guess an out of alignment wheel would wear the tire faster too.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,937
Posted By dfwscotty
I wear a HJC Cymax 3. Little less than a year...

I wear a HJC Cymax 3. Little less than a year ago I updated my prescription and shopped for glasses. I see the lightweight frames that you can wad up and they pop back into shape. Perfect! ...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By dfwscotty
To stay simple and low cost go with a...

To stay simple and low cost go with a programmable thermostat. Wife and I keep it "ok" comfortable during the day then around 9p, close to bedtime, we drop the temp. It's not as hot outside so the...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By dfwscotty
Had a Sirius unit a while back I carried on the...

Had a Sirius unit a while back I carried on the GS. I made a homemade mount for the RAM attachment that would hold the radio and antenna. Main pain in the ass for it was there is like 20 feet of...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't want to tell you to re-wire it but maybe at...

Don't want to tell you to re-wire it but maybe at least pull the connections and doublecheck their conditions. Might end up being inside the unit.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,285
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't sell yourself short. I bet you'll do just...

Don't sell yourself short. I bet you'll do just fine.

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By dfwscotty
Once you've ridden it a bit you won't worry about...

Once you've ridden it a bit you won't worry about if you made the right choice.

Congrats!
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,111
Posted By dfwscotty
It's probably due to them being a "novelty". ...

It's probably due to them being a "novelty".

To each their own.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't bother worrying. One owner, that many...

Don't bother worrying. One owner, that many miles? The guy probably took damn good care of the bike. I think that's a good price. If something major is wrong with it, part it out and get your...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By dfwscotty
From your descriptions as bike inspections go it...

From your descriptions as bike inspections go it sounds like you know your shit. You're all set to go depending on your final choice.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By dfwscotty
Yea, tough call. I would prefer the 99 but think...

Yea, tough call. I would prefer the 99 but think I would pass just for the import hassles. The 98 is a good year as previously mentioned and those are not high miles for a GS.

Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By dfwscotty
Congrats....Great bike! Enjoy.

Congrats....Great bike!

Enjoy.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,367
Posted By dfwscotty
Here is the post you need to read. ...

Here is the post you need to read.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=338290&highlight=stuck

I hope it goes good for you getting it out but this problem can be a total bitch.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By dfwscotty
So what did Wolfman say when you called them? ...

So what did Wolfman say when you called them?


:rofl
Forum: Trip Planning 05-26-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By dfwscotty
Riverflow speaks the truth. ...

Riverflow speaks the truth.

http://www.mountainhouse.com/M/category/GLTFR.html

Probably easier to order online then running around trying to find them on the outdoor store shelves.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,932
Posted By dfwscotty
Been wanting to do something like this for the...

Been wanting to do something like this for the mtb as well but haven't gotten anything done yet. Are you working on a bracket for the front wheel or just strapping it to the frame?

Nice work.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By dfwscotty
Had the same thing happen to my '99. I was...

Had the same thing happen to my '99. I was fortunate enough to grab a used one from Beemer boneyard. They are sold out right now but keep an eye on the site. They still list items even if they are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-14-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By dfwscotty
I've heard nothing but good stuff about those...

I've heard nothing but good stuff about those guys throughout my years in the area. No personal experience though, just others I know who ride orange.
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,986
Posted By dfwscotty
I haven't taken the steps to do it yet but have...

I haven't taken the steps to do it yet but have been studying the process too.

Youtube is great for some demos of coatings or tile. I don't have a big garage, barely 2 car size. We keep my bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By dfwscotty
How does the electrical plug for the tank look. ...

How does the electrical plug for the tank look. I took my tank off the bike the first time and when I put it back on the connection was secure but dirty. It would only read half a tank when full.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 20,991
Posted By dfwscotty
Interested but out for tonight, got some fam...

Interested but out for tonight, got some fam stuff going on.

I'll keep an eye open in the future.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By dfwscotty
Take lots of notes and photos when you do the...

Take lots of notes and photos when you do the first one.

You're sweet for offering!
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,994
Posted By dfwscotty
Lots of good dipping info on the link below even...

Lots of good dipping info on the link below even though they are talking whole cars. I didn't realize it had become such a big deal.

https://www.dipyourcar.com/

They also have some good...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,887
Posted By dfwscotty
Heated grips take care of the palm of your hands....

Heated grips take care of the palm of your hands.

Heated gloves take care of the back of your hands.

My biggest pain before adding heated gloves were cold fingers especially on the right hand....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,070
Posted By dfwscotty
If you happen to pass a black Concours say hey. ...

If you happen to pass a black Concours say hey. I'll be in Big Bend in about a week.

I think you'll like Big Bend better...the wife....hmmmm, not sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,405
Posted By dfwscotty
In the Hall of Wisdom scroll down to the OVAD. ...

In the Hall of Wisdom scroll down to the OVAD. Easy peasey with layman's terms for valve adjustments. Bottom of every page of ADV.

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/
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