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Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,258
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Posted By Ron from BC
Another Canadian 'Raisin', like me, who continues...

Another Canadian 'Raisin', like me, who continues to resist metric. Reto, I've been lovin' this mild winter with our highs in the 50's and touching 60 and lows in mid 40's.

I installed some...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Ron from BC
....follow up email sent. I already have amber...

....follow up email sent. I already have amber and white aux lighting which I don't use at the same time. I wouldn't mind having the PB led's on all the times under some conditions but would like...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Ron from BC
I've had the P3's on the rear for years and...

I've had the P3's on the rear for years and they're one of the best farkles I have on the bike.

I have a set of Photon Blasters w/turn signal option to install. I'd really like to have the option...
Forum: Canada 01-30-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,084
Posted By Ron from BC
Well it certainly can effect the 'deal factor' on...

Well it certainly can effect the 'deal factor' on merchandise but as far as travel south it's still a bargain. The bulk on my expenses when travelling south on the bike or RV is gas and food and...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,383
Posted By Ron from BC
I'm on my third set of K60's, during the first...

I'm on my third set of K60's, during the first year I too experienced a minor leak requiring top up every 3 weeks or so. I put up with this until the next tire change and at that time I replaced my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 1,085,822
Posted By Ron from BC
Does the cam chain tensioner wear out and make...

Does the cam chain tensioner wear out and make noise? The new part, around '07 doesn't have a spring.....

:ear
Forum: Canada 01-23-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,196
Posted By Ron from BC
....so, as in CA, it appears to be drafted to...

....so, as in CA, it appears to be drafted to allow MC operators to get through in congested traffic.

Didn't BC have something in draft form to allow MC's to ride on the shoulder in times of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 514,152
Posted By Ron from BC
[QUOTE=StickyBill;25993872]My 2002 Adventure on...

[QUOTE=StickyBill;25993872]My 2002 Adventure on the government dock in Halfmoon Bay, BC, Canada...

It's pretty much stock except for the ึhlins suspension and the Sargent seat. It has over...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 1,085,822
Posted By Ron from BC
....sniff sniff, does anyone else smell Pledge? ...

....sniff sniff, does anyone else smell Pledge?

So you're running with just a stubby...noise difference?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Ron from BC
That rear shock/strut part number has been...

That rear shock/strut part number has been superseded by new part number:

33537666397

This rear shock/strut is for the R1150RT/RS and R850RT.
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
Ya I hope he's well too....he's right off the...

Ya I hope he's well too....he's right off the grid on google searches.
Forum: Hacks 01-02-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
Irish Bob Murphy - Ride Away Cancer?

Any heard or read what has become of this adventurous guy? He seems to have fallen off the map after his return to the US, for a break, in the spring of 2014.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Ron from BC
Me too, I used to get them and scallops diving...

Me too, I used to get them and scallops diving off the island here years ago but that has since stopped.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks! :thumb

Thanks!

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 1,085,822
Posted By Ron from BC
Ok I'll bite, was a detail sander involved in...

Ok I'll bite, was a detail sander involved in this?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Ron from BC
North CA Coast - Abalone Restaurant?

Anyone know of a restaurant that sells Abalone on the CA coast north of Frisco?

:ear

Thanks...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ron from BC
...well that's interesting about CM/Parts Canada....

...well that's interesting about CM/Parts Canada. The Motovan price is 1032.99 retail and from what I've been able to determine is that the dealer margin is anywhere between 20-30% depending on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Ron from BC
1150GSA Under Tank Wiring

I'm revisiting some of the accessory wiring that's routed from the front to the battery/fuse block and I'd like to get a bit more slack on a few of the runs.

Currently all the runs go on the...
Forum: Canada 12-29-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ron from BC
Ya for $35 I would stop by and have a coffee and...

Ya for $35 I would stop by and have a coffee and get a lesson etc on the suspension.....if they were close by me. I don't expect that CM will ask for my weight etc for the set up however I'm sure...
Forum: Canada 12-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ron from BC
The rear shock isn't the problem, as it's already...

The rear shock isn't the problem, as it's already been replaced with the Elka. The front OEM Showa needs replacing and they can't be rebuilt.
Forum: Canada 12-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ron from BC
I've had an Elka on the rear for about 80K miles...

I've had an Elka on the rear for about 80K miles and just had it serviced last year however I want an Ohlins for the front.

The Mecadata price, with the current exchange rate, is over 1k before...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 139,426
Posted By Ron from BC
....just did mine a couple of days ago and it was...

....just did mine a couple of days ago and it was current at v 2.8
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6,258
Views: 1,085,822
Posted By Ron from BC
You don't have your location listed by your...

You don't have your location listed by your avatar so in watching the video I was trying to figure out where you might be....raining like here right now. Lots of farmland....then I saw the carriage!...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By Ron from BC
How many pennies or washers did you use? ....or...

How many pennies or washers did you use? ....or do you have a fancy spring puller.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,446
Posted By Ron from BC
...hrmm well in my earlier post in this thread I...

...hrmm well in my earlier post in this thread I said I was using the RKA product but if I were to do it again I would look at the Wolfman Explorer.

Well I did end up trying the Wolfman Rainier...
Forum: Canada 12-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ron from BC
I've exchanged a few emails with CM about the...

I've exchanged a few emails with CM about the pricing and availability. As you noticed they don't carry Ohlins in their inventory and won't be ordering for 6-8 weeks which isn't a big deal for me. ...
Forum: Canada 12-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Posted By Ron from BC
Canadas Motorcycle - Ohlins

Looking for a new Ohlins front shock and CM has a good price with free shipping to boot but....will they have it set up by their Ohlins supplier? In fairness no, I haven't contacted them yet but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,858
Posted By Ron from BC
Looks great! Looks like a Remus CF exhaust, TT...

Looks great! Looks like a Remus CF exhaust, TT hard part......what happened to the engine guards?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,858
Posted By Ron from BC
....he's got the Adventure model :evil

....he's got the Adventure model :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,858
Posted By Ron from BC
:huh....I'm partial to the '02 GSA, ABS II and...

:huh....I'm partial to the '02 GSA, ABS II and single spark. :wink:
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Ron from BC
....and on the apps, why didn't Garmin just give...

....and on the apps, why didn't Garmin just give the Nav V/590LM the T (traffic) feature included? My 760LMT has the Traffic information feature for free sans smart phone app. Stand alone is surely...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By Ron from BC
My home made manometer did a good job for...

My home made manometer did a good job for years...but not nearly as quick and accurate as the Harmonizer.

Like the OP mentioned, I would listen for a clicking sound from your TB's as that is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By Ron from BC
Is this bike the future V.2 Dog Transporter? ...

Is this bike the future V.2 Dog Transporter? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Ron from BC
Greg, your GSA will have QD's now but not the SS...

Greg, your GSA will have QD's now but not the SS ones. I replaced my plastic OEM ones with the ones Jim and others have mentioned from BeemerBoneyard.

Make sure you spend the xtra few bucks and...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 75,200
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks GPSCity!

....deja vu

Over the past couple of years I've ordered 2 GPS units from GPSCity with nothing short of great deals and superior customer service.

It was a no brainer when I wanted to replace my...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,007
Posted By Ron from BC
Crap!

:baldy Somebody slap me up the side of my head! Sorry....

I went to get you a link and realized it's the Valley of the Gods not Bridge...lol.
...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 78,743
Posted By Ron from BC
Protege

Yes, it seems this fellow would make a good protege for Phil Funnel.

Phil is shown here at the Nakusp Rally in '09 outlining the importance of separating the warp plasma from the anti-matter...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,007
Posted By Ron from BC
Bridge of the Gods Trail

What's not to love about Utah..

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ysGj2kesx0k/T8lvwo6oCNI/AAAAAAAAFSQ/8_hrqglmD74/s640/P1010738.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By Ron from BC
:lurk I just did mine this summer on my...

:lurk

I just did mine this summer on my 1150GSA so I'll wait until you determine if it was the fuel filter. I used my existing BB as after a clean it was just like new.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,093
Posted By Ron from BC
....also

I would echo some of Noizboy's suggestions.

I changed my fuel filter at 45K and 97K miles. You can tell when it's on the way out as when you're idling the fuel pump hum coming from inside the...
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