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Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,515
Posted By SloDon
KB It was done by a local performance / dyno...

KB
It was done by a local performance / dyno shop experienced with the Power Commander, Akrapovic and boxer motor combination.

As they had done several prior I assume they used that data as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By SloDon
Yup! He wound up going wide! :rofl

Yup! He wound up going wide! :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By SloDon
Now this one MAY have been staged...........five...

Now this one MAY have been staged...........five knees draggin' in rural NC......



http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/leanangle.jpg


Win, Steve, Jim, Don and Paul.......livin'...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,515
Posted By SloDon
I understand your skepticism. Unfortunately...

I understand your skepticism.

Unfortunately for this discussion the results for the modifications on my bike won't help because it also had a PCV installed and custom mapping.......so how much is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By SloDon
I replaced the rubber washers with thicker ones...

I replaced the rubber washers with thicker ones between the mudsling and the stock inner fender. This had the effect of increasing the "angle" of the lower portion......it still cleared the shock and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By SloDon
I wanna throw in with Wallowa.........cause I...

I wanna throw in with Wallowa.........cause I wish I was that good! :ricky:ricky:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,515
Posted By SloDon
I am surprised no one has commentated on this...

I am surprised no one has commentated on this post..........

Less weight, check.

Same Db level, check.

Increased HP, check.

Do you all feel this is incorrect?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,235
Posted By SloDon
My experience also........two of us ran out west...

My experience also........two of us ran out west from Atlanta in July. 5800 mile trip, highs in Kansas of 107 lows in Montana of 31 and sleet/spitting snow, twisties, dirt passes, interstate, rural...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,235
Posted By SloDon
Only on the first set and only on the front. ...

Only on the first set and only on the front.

I clean the rim and haven't had the problem since the first set.

I believe they changed the bead slightly on later versions.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,235
Posted By SloDon
Been thru 5 sets on two different GSA's. As...

Been thru 5 sets on two different GSA's.

As long as you realize they are 50/50 tires and not track rubber you will be fine.

Here on the east side of the country they are a good all around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,250
Posted By SloDon
Well........Elsa was on her way south to pay her...

Well........Elsa was on her way south to pay her respects to Jeff Davis.

But fate intervened and cut her trip short........she took shelter with some other Southern Gentlemen in the home town of...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,107
Posted By SloDon
Congrats guys on your finish!

Congrats guys on your finish!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 59,404
Posted By SloDon
:amazon

:amazon
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By SloDon
Slowwww drop in the parking lot

JetSpeed

Two questions............how many did it take and how did you thank them?

Ok three.....any pictures?

ImLime

We have all been there......humbling ain't it......
Forum: Racing 09-05-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,107
Posted By SloDon
Bobby, good luck to you and team USA!

Bobby, good luck to you and team USA!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,423
Posted By SloDon
Wasn't that the Factor word of the day...

Wasn't that the Factor word of the day recently...........:D

Wonder if Watter's World will do a man on the street compilation on Liquid Cooled Boxers and their conflicted owners?

:webers
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By SloDon
http://www.paulsgaragellc.com Good guy.....

http://www.paulsgaragellc.com

Good guy.....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30,268
Views: 2,278,647
Posted By SloDon
Enjoy! Love that area! We were out there on...

Enjoy! Love that area!

We were out there on the big bikes in July.

Taking the little bikes back in the spring

Post some video!

Slodon
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,697
Posted By SloDon
Phil I bent the stock plate and one other...

Phil

I bent the stock plate and one other popular aftermarket plate. Went with the AltRider plate. Front mount is similar to the BD, rear still uses the stock isolators.

Whacked it pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,684
Posted By SloDon
+1 on Kent @ GMD in Fairmount, GA. I have...

+1 on Kent @ GMD in Fairmount, GA.

I have had him set up three bikes for me over the last several years.

Great guy to ride with also! :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,178
Posted By SloDon
That is good news. We are all hoping they get you...

That is good news. We are all hoping they get you on the road in time for your trip!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 59,404
Posted By SloDon
Thanks........I want to be around to see how it...

Thanks........I want to be around to see how it wraps up! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 59,404
Posted By SloDon
Final drive failure... caused by dealer.

......my 2 cents.....why is the OP putting out the story in pieces like a serial in an old magazine?

I do not deny he has final drive issues but why string it out?

Seems to be milking it for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,608
Posted By SloDon
<TABLE class=datasheet cellSpacing=0...

<TABLE class=datasheet cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR class=invertColor> <TH class=invertColor>Tyres, rear </TH> <TD class=invertColor>170/60 R 17</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>

you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By SloDon
I had the Barkbusters on my DRZ, they protected...

I had the Barkbusters on my DRZ, they protected my levers and hands more than once.

When I bought my first GS Adventure 4 years ago I bought a set for it. I take it in places that stretch my skill...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 59,404
Posted By SloDon
I want to know how those wind turbines killed...

I want to know how those wind turbines killed those poor fish.........oh and who fixed his FD of course........:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,996
Posted By SloDon
From Last October.....

Nothing fancy....not edited.....got a dead bug on the lens......but this 1 minute and twenty seconds sums up why I ride......why I roam......

:happay


<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,929
Posted By SloDon
BMWMOA International Rally

Sometimes one's opinions are better kept to one's self.

A simple .... I don't care for rally's ..... would express a valid opinion with out the added denigration of other riders.

.....it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,236
Posted By SloDon
Ditto.....I admire the engineering behind it and...

Ditto.....I admire the engineering behind it and the skill to cut and weld it.....neither of which I can do.

While it rains this afternoon I am sitting in my garage smoking a good cigar and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 782,394
Posted By SloDon
Isn't great how new tires or even a oil change...

Isn't great how new tires or even a oil change gets us fired up! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,017
Posted By SloDon
Kids........they never change! :rofl Your...

Kids........they never change! :rofl

Your Dad probably new that would happen!

Let us know when you start trying to talk him to letting you keep it.......
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By SloDon
I like this one.... ...

I like this one....

http://www.aerostich.com/executive-fly-spin-travel-kit.html
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,568
Posted By SloDon
I agree with Mr. Hill. I put 60000 miles on...

I agree with Mr. Hill.

I put 60000 miles on an used 09 and now have put 10000 on a used 12.

To me the camhead seems to pull harder and runs smoother.

I would make the same decision if I...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,103
Posted By SloDon
Fx-41

Guys can we get a pin lock system for it?

Rain always seems to find me...........:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By SloDon
http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cl1101a3.html ...

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cl1101a3.html

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cl2900rx3.html

I have had excellent results with these from Beemer Boneyard!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 932,988
Posted By SloDon
+1........Love those switchbacks and a great view...

+1........Love those switchbacks and a great view from the top! :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,053
Posted By SloDon
Man. This is better than an oil thread! ...

Man. This is better than an oil thread!




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Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By SloDon
I guess I have a foot in both camps....... ...

I guess I have a foot in both camps.......

On a trip last month I rode from 1000 feet above sea level (Atlanta) to over 14,000 feet above sea level (Colorado) with extended runs over 9000 feet...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By SloDon
Thanks Jim

Thanks Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By SloDon
Jim What is your average mileage front and...

Jim

What is your average mileage front and rear on the MC60's?

My baby needs new shoes.

Thanks in advance for the reply!
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