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Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By Fast Eddie
Adjusting preload on ohlins

Greetings,
Have a set of ohlins in my '06 r 1200 gs. Preload is set too compressed, prob 20 mm as it came from the factory. Bike now too high. I can "ball of the foot it" but want more sole on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-22-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Fast Eddie
Thanks, ill look them up.

Thanks, ill look them up.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-22-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Fast Eddie
Need a spring tool to reset the preload. Prob...

Need a spring tool to reset the preload. Prob set at 20mm in rear and i want to loosen it to 12-14 mm but i dont have th spring tool. Most of my riding is on asphalt here in sofla.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Fast Eddie
Suspension tuning in sofla

Greetings,
Need to tweak/tune a set of ohlins on my '06r1200gs.
Cant find anyone definite by google.
Would appreciate local knowledge in sofla.
Based in ft lauderdale but willing to travel a...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Fast Eddie
Suspension tuning in sofla

Howdy,
Need to adjust/tweak/tune a set of ohlins on my '06 r1200gs.
Cant find any definite prospects by googling in sofla.
Based in ft laud but will travel a reasonable distance.
Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,580
Posted By Fast Eddie
Hey GB: Been using this forum for a long...

Hey GB:

Been using this forum for a long time, riding GS's longer.
I want to know what GS riders think, other brand riders think differently.
Different age group, experience, expectations,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,580
Posted By Fast Eddie
Heart attack/blood thinners

Howdy!!

Had a heart attack 7 months ago. They placed three coronary stents in my heart and put me on blood thinners. Now my blood takes 3-4 times as long to clot as a normal person's.

I wear...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By Fast Eddie
Thumb 2005 1200 GS with 29900 mi. Absolutely no...

2005 1200 GS with 29900 mi. Absolutely no problems. Changed the oil in trans, FD; and engine regularly, (dino oil). Also changed brake fluid, spark plugs and air filter x1. Thing is like brand new....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fast Eddie
The best thing about leather is that you slide on...

The best thing about leather is that you slide on it easily, your butt doesn't get stuck to the vinyl. If you can move around a bit, this reduces chaffing from whatever clothes you are wearing. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Fast Eddie
What is the elevation where you received the...

What is the elevation where you received the bike? I sent a bike from So FL to Colorado once and the tire pressuere was extremely high due to travel to an area with lower barometric pressure. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
Posted By Fast Eddie
Talking THE CONSENSUS SEEMS TO BE: WE JUST NEED TO LIVE...

THE CONSENSUS SEEMS TO BE: WE JUST NEED TO LIVE UNTIL WE DIE!

Right???

Sooo,,,, "WTF?!!!"

"Mangiare bene, schievare forte, non temare de la morte"

("Eat well, screw hard and never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
Posted By Fast Eddie
In fact, the drug I'm taking is called Prasugrel...

In fact, the drug I'm taking is called Prasugrel or Effient. It is a platelet inhibitor similar to Plavix. Just newer and probably more expensive. It needs to be given to stent patients to keep those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
Posted By Fast Eddie
You too ricohman! Thanks,

You too ricohman!

Thanks,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
Posted By Fast Eddie
Thumb HemorrhageRider

SugarPig, RoyBatty, FolsomTony, Ihendrik, Exurban and Kenadian:

This is why I LOVE THIS WEBSITE!!

First of all, you guys are great. It was'nt the fact that you were kind enough to respond but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,747
Posted By Fast Eddie
Bluhduh Riding On Blood Thinners

Howdy,

Had a mild MI 5 weeks ago with 2 coronary stents placed. Last week had to have a third stent. Cardiologist said "You're good, see you in 25 years".

BUT!!!

Now I'm on a platelet...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Fast Eddie
It's due to scalloping of the tread. Uneven wear...

It's due to scalloping of the tread. Uneven wear causes the buzzing. Not aware that there is anything you can do about it other than keeping optimum tire pressures. Using the manual rec 32 fr 36...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By Fast Eddie
Hi JVB! You replied to an earlier querry I...

Hi JVB!

You replied to an earlier querry I posted about this. Maybe I'll get a little more sag with more usage, meanwhile I'm still waiting. One concern is that I have an '05 r 1200 gs with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By Fast Eddie
r 1200 gs suspension lowering

Good evening,

I installed a set of standard height ohlins on my '06 R 1200 GS and it is too high. Is there a way to lower the suspension height without changing the ohlins? Or do I have to send...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,732
Posted By Fast Eddie
Pissed P model oil cooler fan

Sooooooo??????

Can you or can you not install an oil cooler fan from the P model onto a R 1200 GS? This would be a very desirable addition to the bike in SOFLA. Frequently overheat here in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Fast Eddie
Eek Ohlins ride height

Howdy,

Installed a set of Ohlins on my '06 r 1200 GS2 years ago. The ride height was and is too high. I returned my Russel Saddle for a lowering operation thinking that would take care of it but...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,306
Posted By Fast Eddie
If anyone is going to get into your bags, they...

If anyone is going to get into your bags, they are in. I have the OEM's and have had no problems. They are probably the least expensive option too. All the hard bags I've seen are ugly. I've yet to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,961
Posted By Fast Eddie
What is an SAE plug that ataches directly to the...

What is an SAE plug that ataches directly to the batttery?
Do you have a link?
I use my BMW tender as above: key on, connect tender, switch off.....
and it works perfectly.
However, I would like...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,977
Posted By Fast Eddie
Broken tire valve stem

Howdy,

Took care of a fellow today who needed a left clavicle repair. He was riding two up on his 1150 when the rear tire went flat at 70 mph. He had a few broken left ribs, a lacerated spleen...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By Fast Eddie
Wink Ignoring my 1200 GS

Hello,

I've been ignoring the beast. I got a new Porsche and I can't stop driving it. It's been over 6 months now. I feel bad, real bad.
But, it's getting cool in SoFla. Soon there will be no...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,702
Posted By Fast Eddie
This happens to me also. You probably have some...

This happens to me also. You probably have some neck arthritis issues and bad posture at work.

1. Get bar risers and get the grips closer to your body.
2. Very important!!!....flex your abs and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,826
Posted By Fast Eddie
Done lots of 2-up on my GS, mostly with my...

Done lots of 2-up on my GS, mostly with my daughters, (10 yrs old and 28 yrs old), not my wife. Wife just won't go long distance. Got a russel saddle and it is absoultely comfortable for long...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,037
Posted By Fast Eddie
Eek Slipper Clutch

Good morning!

Anybody have any input on the slipper clutch for the r 1200 gs advertised on bmw owner's news?

Specifically cost, cost of install and performance?

thanks! :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Fast Eddie
Ohlins fact of life

JUst installed Ohlins on my r 1200 GS. Can barely reach the ground! JVB says they will settle in about 1/2 in. in a couple of thousand miles, hope you're right Jim!

Called Russel in Shasta, Ca...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,587
Posted By Fast Eddie
Bluhduh Horn

I still can't find the horn button after 4 years.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Fast Eddie
Eh? Do Ohlins Raise The Overall Frame Height

Good morning!!!!!

Just installed new Ohlins and bike feels higher, ('06 R1200 GS). Anybody have the same problem. The shocks were set up at the factory/distributor in accordance with my height...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By Fast Eddie
Bluhduh Sad News For Durango

Hello out there!

Harry Hill; good friend, master mechanic and owner-operator of Basin Motrocycle Works has pulled chocks and launched. GAD DANG IT!!!!!!!! From Durango to Mancos,,,,,,,,,, a whole...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-16-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,860
Posted By Fast Eddie
Cool2 Is There A Story Here?

Hello Larry!

I don't know if I have a story or not:dunno . Need someone to analyze that. I would like to leave something for my children. I would like to know your fees and if you would be doing...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 36,320
Posted By Fast Eddie
KWC: Your addition/improvement of the...

KWC:

Your addition/improvement of the throttlemeister is the tits!!!!
100% improvement.
No more surging on the highway trying to set the cruise.
No more right little finger cramp.

I bought...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By Fast Eddie
Hello Socrates, Sorry it took me so long to...

Hello Socrates,

Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. There is a condition called Patello-femoral Syndrome. Most orthopods I know hate this because it is very difficult to treat. It is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-07-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Fast Eddie
Thumb Everglades City Seafood Fest

Anybody going to Everglades City Seafood Festival this weekend?, tomorrow? Activ. starts at 10:00 @. Great ride today, lots of clouds and no rain. Temp in the mid 60's. Stone crabs await. Could be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,379
Posted By Fast Eddie
Cool2 :rayof Hey Socrates, I don't know how old...

:rayof Hey Socrates,

I don't know how old you are or how much wear and tear you've submitted your bones to over the years. Knees are a weak ,crappy design. They can't take lateral stress for...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,904
Posted By Fast Eddie
Nothing works better than carb cleaning fuid or...

Nothing works better than carb cleaning fuid or MEK, just have plenty of ventilation.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By Fast Eddie
Not sure if you mean the OE bike manual or a shop...

Not sure if you mean the OE bike manual or a shop manual.
The only after market shop manual I know of, it the Haynes and it has some errors. I am waiting for the clymer manual. No idea when they...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,291
Posted By Fast Eddie
Eh? I live in Durango. I ride my GS on cannonballs....

I live in Durango. I ride my GS on cannonballs. My standard reply to just about any comment re the bike is, "its ugly ain't it?"
Most people then say something like:
No its not!
Why do you say...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 36,320
Posted By Fast Eddie
Hello KWC, Thanks for the heads up!!! I...

Hello KWC,

Thanks for the heads up!!! I need two of those.
Please PM me for payment options.
I think you prefer paypal?

Address is:
Edward Ferrer
1960 NE 47th Street
Second Floor
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