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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By VEGASGSA
I agree with your assessment..but..mine isn't far...

I agree with your assessment..but..mine isn't far fetched..ever heard of Simon and Lisa? Traveling around the world..suffered full harness meltdown in jungle..in monsoon...took him days to...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 281,965
Posted By VEGASGSA
Easier...grab all the brakes while...

Easier...grab all the brakes while accelerating..if engine rpm goes up..clutch is slipping…5th or 6th gear...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By VEGASGSA
This^

This^
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,440
Posted By VEGASGSA
Have never seen that with a Wix, K&N or Amsoil...

Have never seen that with a Wix, K&N or Amsoil Eao filter (which I have been using for some time now) the Wix was for a Jeep...had it not been too long for the Altrider plate..I'd still run it..
...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By VEGASGSA
If I did find myself...purchasing a GSA to...

If I did find myself...purchasing a GSA to RTW...it would be NO; ESA, TPM, CRUISE, ETC ETC, all the shit that's going to break and cause faults anyway…and it would be a Cammer, not a water head...but...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,185
Posted By VEGASGSA
As is the high low compression adjusters.... ...

As is the high low compression adjusters....

In all actuality..short of Ohlins..all the aftermarket shocks are using the same parts....just different philosophy's on set up..go to a rally and...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By VEGASGSA
As long as you can take that GSA apart..every nut...

As long as you can take that GSA apart..every nut and bolt..troubleshoot the electrics and can fix a driveshaft and final..on your own..in a monsoon..in the dark..then yes..it's the bike to take...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,440
Posted By VEGASGSA
Does it just touch it? I've run a couple that...

Does it just touch it? I've run a couple that just brushed it, as well as just brushed skid plate..no harm no foul..it will not rub a hole in it...if you are using the bike for enduros, maybe wanna...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,292
Posted By VEGASGSA
Same reason you repair a final drive or...

Same reason you repair a final drive or driveshaft???? It broke..not hard to understand....and some do..some don't.

Usually starts when a seal goes bad and fluid starts dribbling down your fork...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,292
Posted By VEGASGSA
This..^^^^

This..^^^^
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,292
Posted By VEGASGSA
Just...no...they are nothing like dirt bike...

Just...no...they are nothing like dirt bike forks...you can pull inners, with out pulling any seals if you like..no problem..
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By VEGASGSA
Never had an OEM battery last through a warranty...

Never had an OEM battery last through a warranty period...replaced three different GS batteries with simple Interstate AGM drop ins..each has performed flawlessly..from freezing in Colorado..to Vegas...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,571
Posted By VEGASGSA
Utter..bullshit... I personally have, two...

Utter..bullshit...

I personally have, two ujoints and a 5 cv joints, non serviceable, with 216,625 miles on them...Ford F-150...remember, just a few years ago, the service life for that truck...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,571
Posted By VEGASGSA
The oil..will never penetrate the bearing..it...

The oil..will never penetrate the bearing..it will be whipped into a froth..it won't stay in swingarm...you can't seal it..lots of moving joints..
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By VEGASGSA
Bring back the A2's....!

Bring back the A2's....!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,339
Posted By VEGASGSA
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,339
Posted By VEGASGSA
If you look at the BOLD..the manual calls the oil...

If you look at the BOLD..the manual calls the oil "ABC"..when he goes to the site..Castrol doesn't have that oil..they do have "XYZ"...his question quite simply, (or so we thought until you came...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,339
Posted By VEGASGSA
Read the FIRST post..:fpalm

Read the FIRST post..:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,571
Posted By VEGASGSA
Dry.. Either; Wrong grease for application...

Dry..

Either; Wrong grease for application or, zerk was plugged, not allowing grease in..(I've seen this before..)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,571
Posted By VEGASGSA
Or..just fix it yourself..it's easy.. ...

Or..just fix it yourself..it's easy..

Dunedin huh? You the som bitch that ran into my wall down there, then runt off? Gonna cost me a grand to fix..:lol3

I own the little house at Woodlawn and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
Race....Happy 4th! Don't ever think I'm...

Race....Happy 4th!

Don't ever think I'm attacking you..I do query you on this alot since a quick search of Google for "Royal Purple Used Oil Analysis" will tell a perspective buyer all they need...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By VEGASGSA
Depends...riding it like a GS..20-30K..depending...

Depends...riding it like a GS..20-30K..depending on load..

as a tourer..50..maybe more...


IMHO..

On my GSA..I went thru two rears in 36K..for the third..I bought Hyper Pros..that was 36K...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,339
Posted By VEGASGSA
I think it was answered..it is (normally with...

I think it was answered..it is (normally with Castrol) a difference in USA and Europe packaging...

As Jetspeed says..use the 5W-40..you'll be fine..IF you want to access Amsoil...as has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,571
Posted By VEGASGSA
There is no zerk to grease..so..no...the only...

There is no zerk to grease..so..no...the only plausible way to get any grease in there..is hypodermically..shown several times here...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,339
Posted By VEGASGSA
Horseshit..illegal in United States...read a...

Horseshit..illegal in United States...read a book...:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,339
Posted By VEGASGSA
Have you checked your manual? I'll bet it has...

Have you checked your manual? I'll bet it has listed, alternate grades for extended high ambient conditions..the 5W-40 is fine for cold weather operations..
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
Bingo.... Paying for product placement...

Bingo....

Paying for product placement...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
If I had a paper mill..I'd run whatever is...

If I had a paper mill..I'd run whatever is best..no problem with that at all...

Can't justify the double cost of RP over Amsoil though when they suggest double the drain intervals..

My guess...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By VEGASGSA
Those turn signals are perfect...so it was YOU...

Those turn signals are perfect...so it was YOU who ruined it on the new bikes! Damn you! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
Race...why do they only back their oil for half...

Race...why do they only back their oil for half as long as Amsoil...

I don't have a paper mill...:dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By VEGASGSA
From Eric at AltRider.. "As far as I know...

From Eric at AltRider..


"As far as I know there are no plans to make replacement bars for the gsaw. Our lower bars do fit but we have no solution for the uppers."

Sorry...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
Do a used oil analysis and find out...cheap..as...

Do a used oil analysis and find out...cheap..as race gun says..it is probably getting long in the tooth..losing TBN as well as suffering some loss off viscosity.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
Your link says he developed the "missing link" in...

Your link says he developed the "missing link" in 1986...14 years after Amsoil was warranting 25,000 mile oil changes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,757
Posted By VEGASGSA
$18 a quart...and not the as long of drain...

$18 a quart...and not the as long of drain interval as Amsoil...at half the price..retail!...out. of. your. mind....

Mobil 1 and Amsoil making synthetic since before RP was a gleam in the eye...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,025
Posted By VEGASGSA
My boxer will consume a touch..on long highway...

My boxer will consume a touch..on long highway drones..in moderate to high ambient temps...

It SEEMS to use less 20W-50 than 15W-40....in my purely anecdotal tests...although living up here in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,025
Posted By VEGASGSA
Lots of folks use JVB's dvd and do it...

Lots of folks use JVB's dvd and do it themselves..easy enough..

Brake problems were more prevalent on servo bikes..but it does need done and it's easier on '07 up bikes as no servo unit to bleed.....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By VEGASGSA
Lower seat of course..unless you're under about...

Lower seat of course..unless you're under about 5'5"..then you may want to look into GS length shocks (You could trade with anyone with a GS or, buy aftermarket..)..that'll get you another inch...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By VEGASGSA
I'll forward this to one of the guys...

I'll forward this to one of the guys personally..see what we can come up with..
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 981
Posted By VEGASGSA
Ride it.. The Harley dealer may sell you a...

Ride it..

The Harley dealer may sell you a tire...betting he won't mount it...:deal

Everytime I've tried...they informed me to fuck off...in Ks actually...

Engles motor guys are good....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By VEGASGSA
It can be a bitch......:lol3 Several...

It can be a bitch......:lol3


Several threads on it already...

Is your driveshaft in, or out?

If shaft is out..pop boot out..I lay odds the plastic ring is broke..mine did..I just pulled...
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