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Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By fastgpfred
63 degrees here....where's my key? :) Gone riding...

63 degrees here....where's my key? :) Gone riding (sorry snow guys)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,941
Posted By fastgpfred
@ srpuywa ...

@ srpuywa
http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3239/PN-044-1030/Sport-Seat-R1200GS-ADV-STANDARD
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,714
Posted By fastgpfred
So Cecilville Rd is paved from 3 to 96?

So Cecilville Rd is paved from 3 to 96?
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,714
Posted By fastgpfred
The best roads in nor cal are closely guarded...

The best roads in nor cal are closely guarded secrets
http://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/rides/i-7qCRmzH/0/M/Bucks%20playground-M.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,554
Posted By fastgpfred
@ Kellymac530....clever idea. No chance of...

@ Kellymac530....clever idea. No chance of running screws in too far. Then buy K&N KN-164 replacements.Anyone interested in a used BMW filter wrench?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,437
Posted By fastgpfred
Used isn't an issue. The hunt is fun. I agree...

Used isn't an issue. The hunt is fun. I agree with CheckerdD. I want to meet the previous owner. I bought a used ZX9R a few years ago, You could eat off the guys garage floor. No problems with that...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,901
Posted By fastgpfred
Can you say Joke, Farce, Ill-conceived PR stunt?...

Can you say Joke, Farce, Ill-conceived PR stunt? Failure of the IQ test? Wow, maybe no one will notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,820
Posted By fastgpfred
http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/R1200GSprod.h...

http://www.calsci.com/motorcycleinfo/R1200GSprod.html

or

http://parabellum.com/

Personally prefer the Parabellum. You can use the regular GS screen and leave off the extra support bar. Very...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By fastgpfred
If you're going to put some miles on it why not...

If you're going to put some miles on it why not be patient and look for a lower mileage one. Winter is the time to score deals but deals aren't at dealers. Do some research if you haven't already. 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,864
Posted By fastgpfred
Hey Curt, That is exceptional service on a 7...

Hey Curt,
That is exceptional service on a 7 year old used bike. I reduced the pulsing on my 07 with sanding the rotors & pads. More accomplished with the rear than the front so just complete stops...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,415
Posted By fastgpfred
It is what it is. Tire pressure is the first...

It is what it is. Tire pressure is the first place to check if you loose precise steering
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 350,699
Posted By fastgpfred
http://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-SnTPwt6/0/M...

http://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-SnTPwt6/0/M/i-SnTPwt6-M.jpghttp://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-zk3cP2J/0/M/i-zk3cP2J-M.jpghttp://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-K9j4pwM/0/M/i-K9j4pwM-M.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,638
Posted By fastgpfred
Ditto....you need a friend or two to do this with...

Ditto....you need a friend or two to do this with & log some off road time on a bike that is lighter. A Honda XR250 is a great choice too. Buy used and sell in a year or two for around what you paid...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,782
Posted By fastgpfred
So, I am not gonna beg for it as I did choose to...

So, I am not gonna beg for it as I did choose to do business and make my deposit with them, but let me tell you, they are NOT someone you would want buy from. D.[/QUOTE]

Not to beat a dead horse...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,782
Posted By fastgpfred
Absolutely the right decision & you're going to...

Absolutely the right decision & you're going to LOVE your bike. That said, we're all hoping you're not letting the "local dealer" get away with not refunding your deposit!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By fastgpfred
Tons of windshield options. You can adjust the...

Tons of windshield options. You can adjust the air.
Really try & borrow a GSA and test ride with your bride. Go for a ride with a GSA owner & swap rides away from traffic
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,288
Posted By fastgpfred
What's the current tread depth? If you don't...

What's the current tread depth? If you don't have a tread depth gage they are cheep & available from most auto parts stores. I like this plug... http://www.dynaplug.com/ ... the best for small...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,162
Posted By fastgpfred
If you're going to weld a nut on it shouldn't...

If you're going to weld a nut on it shouldn't matter if you bunged up the threads. Just force a nut on part way & weld it. Even a larger nut should work fine. Also, after heating tap the welded nut a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By fastgpfred
Holding a electric engraver (turned on) on the...

Holding a electric engraver (turned on) on the side of the tubing works good too
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By fastgpfred
I grabbed the best one in the pile to try this....

I grabbed the best one in the pile to try this. It was near enough to the wear bars in the middle. I ran a couple rear tires too far in the past & got away with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By fastgpfred
http://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-RPH87qT/0/M...

http://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-RPH87qT/0/M/i-RPH87qT-M.jpghttp://fastgpfred.smugmug.com/photos/i-GLR7LbX/0/M/i-GLR7LbX-M.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By fastgpfred
Thoughts on this? Bardahl E10 Fuel Improver ...

Thoughts on this?
Bardahl E10 Fuel Improver

http://www.bardahlclassicoils.nl/Fuel-additives-keep-the-fuel-s.1135+M51956ed571f.0.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By fastgpfred
Interesting info. Thanks Roger for making me see...

Interesting info. Thanks Roger for making me see my issue...
I hate having anything rammed down my throat, and many of us feel that way about alcohol in gasoline. But gasoline can have its octane...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By fastgpfred
Actually what I'd like is the EPA to be given to...

Actually what I'd like is the EPA to be given to Greece or Spain and corn to be in the produce section!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By fastgpfred
Thanks. Figured that with the 100LL. Any thoughts...

Thanks. Figured that with the 100LL. Any thoughts on the 94UL?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,572
Posted By fastgpfred
E0 or avgas

I would really like to buy E0 gas for my 07GSA. It's not available near me. Anyone try avgas? I have 100LL available locally. If 94UL was available I would use in a heartbeat. A pilot friend told me...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By fastgpfred
http://wingstuff.com/products/27738-motorcycle-tir...

http://wingstuff.com/products/27738-motorcycle-tire-ceramic-balancing-beads?context=dyna_beads
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,453
Posted By fastgpfred
Check with Sierra BMW 775-355-0655 or Ozzies...

Check with Sierra BMW 775-355-0655 or
Ozzies BMW 530-345-4462

2 thumbs down on A&S
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By fastgpfred
You can be patient. I was lucky & got my current...

You can be patient. I was lucky & got my current parabellum on bmw moa for $100. :) Winter is coming! California Scientific makes excellent ones too
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,424
Posted By fastgpfred
Are you certain it is the plug turning and not...

Are you certain it is the plug turning and not the tool (ie, using a allen instead of T-45 torx)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,867
Posted By fastgpfred
Just buy a Parabellum windshield. Very secure &...

Just buy a Parabellum windshield. Very secure & well designed. If you live in a warm climate buy a couple inches lower than they recommend
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,242
Posted By fastgpfred
07 GSA I had this front & rear. Research...

07 GSA
I had this front & rear. Research suggested brake pad residue on the rotors. I replaced the rear pads & removed the rotor and sanded it. Shudder is gone on the rear. I'll do the front when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By fastgpfred
http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/111/Protection-...

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/111/Protection-Guards-for-BMW-R1200GS-Adventure
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,518
Posted By fastgpfred
http://www.advdesigns.com/r1gsaenguex.html

http://www.advdesigns.com/r1gsaenguex.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,156
Posted By fastgpfred
First thing is gas does vary alot. Calif gas...

First thing is gas does vary alot. Calif gas sucks. A couple things to try. Reset your system by disconnecting both battery cables and touch them together. also
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By fastgpfred
Just loose the cross bar and no problem. Have a...

Just loose the cross bar and no problem. Have a 07 GSA with largest SW-MOTECH bag and ROX risers
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,371
Posted By fastgpfred
Good advice here. I wouldn't ride without a...

Good advice here. I wouldn't ride without a caliper bolt. Have 2 bolts mailed to you and borrow (or buy) a torque wrench. If you are going to learn wrenching try & find someone local to work with you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,787
Posted By fastgpfred
Agree with Marty. Be patient. Good buys are out...

Agree with Marty. Be patient. Good buys are out there and 07 is your best bet but check for 08 - 09 too. Consider what accessories you will want. If you find one with stuff you want, great. Consider...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,422
Posted By fastgpfred
http://www.revzilla.com/ good prices - best...

http://www.revzilla.com/ good prices - best price recently on a Heidenau rear
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By fastgpfred
Yes, on 07 GSA. It does sound like video. Nice...

Yes, on 07 GSA. It does sound like video. Nice with baffle in..too loud with it out
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