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Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 21,053
Posted By wjrudo
Fuel strip fix?

I've been diving into this problem for a while and may be able to provide a fix. I'd like to get an idea what you've been paying for a replacement strips, if the strips come as an assembly(plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
Awesome info!! Keep it coming guys. Lots to...

Awesome info!! Keep it coming guys. Lots to learn here.

Here is another layer to the many mods one can do to the front of the GS. One of the things I passed up on this time around, but may do...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
I've got a couple of requests for these parts, so...

I've got a couple of requests for these parts, so I'll reply to all here. I'm really not set up to make these very efficiently, so they would be very expensive to produce. I found a clamp at...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
It tracks a lot better in the loose stuff and you...

It tracks a lot better in the loose stuff and you have a lot more choices on tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By wjrudo
This pic will help. The key door slides in from...

This pic will help. The key door slides in from the top then the shaft from underneath, I know, but the little spring (sitting to the right) doesn't fit. I remember it fitting around the pivot shaft,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By wjrudo
fuel cap spring problem

I've got a '07 GSA and I've taken the fuel cap totally apart to paint it. The key flap has a little spring that holds it shut. I can't for the life of me remember how it goes back together. I should...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By wjrudo
I've been using various beads for years on my...

I've been using various beads for years on my bike and car. Get rid of all the weights before you put the beads in the tires. 1oz. in the front and 2oz in the rear. Nowa-days I just use 1/8" plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
I machined the panel from a block of 6061...

I machined the panel from a block of 6061 aluminum and the air compressor came from a company called FAST. http://www.teamfast.com/ They make air shock suspensions for snowmobiles and this is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Dogs/Dogs/i-9kKrzdc/0/M/...

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Old...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
A not so simple 21" DIY.

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A little info on the on-board air. I mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-...

http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-Lt2H7H3/0/M/photo-M.jpg
It is a rigid industries light bar. Works great on the back roads at night. Saved me from many of those four legged vermin....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
No problems with the ABS. My friend's been riding...

No problems with the ABS. My friend's been riding his for a year and has had no problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,551
Posted By wjrudo
Lower fork clamp raises the fender 5/8" for 21"...

Lower fork clamp raises the fender 5/8" for 21" wheel clearance.
http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-2NJvX3K/0/L/IMG2548-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,140
Posted By wjrudo
A not so simple 21" DYI.

http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-bLLnJBq/0/M/CA04291210465649-M.jpg
So, I wanted to do the 21" wheel conversion but wanted to keep the tubeless rim. I found a front wheel from an...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,551
Posted By wjrudo
Nice job PackRat! Handy mod!

Nice job PackRat! Handy mod!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,261
Posted By wjrudo
Motomochila As for the "welded hole", I was...

Motomochila
As for the "welded hole", I was thinking about a small weld-on lug with a hole in it. The bars would have a small weld on about 1/6th of the dia. Still a weld, but the bar's material...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,261
Posted By wjrudo
Aftermarket Bars for the R1200GSA

I don't really see a lot/any choices for bars for the big boxer out there. Quite a few choices for risers though. Would there be any interest in some high rise bars that would get rid of the need for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,551
Posted By wjrudo
I have a mini air compressor on board. It's...

I have a mini air compressor on board. It's mounted on top of the front swingarm. I've carried a portable on trips but the bag and hose takes up valuable space. The hose is from an airbrush, as are...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,551
Posted By wjrudo
No bounce. The back side is pocketed out so the...

No bounce. The back side is pocketed out so the weight is near nothing.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,551
Posted By wjrudo
Kickstand pad and Power panel/air compressor port

http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-8F8L98k/0/M/IMG1223-M.jpg
http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-MMTTx52/0/M/IMG1225-M.jpg
Power Panel...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,144
Posted By wjrudo
Pay for it all now if you can, otherwise wait or...

Pay for it all now if you can, otherwise wait or get a less expensive two wheeler. I filed Corp bankruptcy a time back and I got 'self smarted'. Things have a way of not working out some times and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,501
Posted By wjrudo
Buy an Odyssey battery now. Cheap insurance.

Buy an Odyssey battery now. Cheap insurance.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,026
Posted By wjrudo
#1 Piss poor milage #2 Tires #3 FD Don't...

#1 Piss poor milage
#2 Tires
#3 FD
Don't EVER go to a dealer, well, maybe if it's electronic.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,899
Posted By wjrudo
I made mine, of course. I used 3mm neoprene and...

I made mine, of course. I used 3mm neoprene and hand stitched them. Sealed them up with Seam Seal. They are easily removable and quite a bit smaller that Hippos. I've ridden bare handed at 8deg F...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,179
Posted By wjrudo
For MOTORMAN

The light is an SR Hybrid model. First is a side pic of the mount. I was in a bit of a rush to get it mounted before a trip or I would have disassembled the tube assembly and welded a tab on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,179
Posted By wjrudo
I put Rigid on my bike this spring and love them....

I put Rigid on my bike this spring and love them. Made in the US and Millspec tough. Can't go wrong. I catch hell for mounting three lights like I did. I suppose it's not traditional or isn't in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By wjrudo
Soapy suds in your tire may clump the beads if...

Soapy suds in your tire may clump the beads if they are the small type. A friend had this problem. The standard size beads, like, say 1/2mm or so may be just fine. I use plastic injection beads in my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,649
Views: 1,576,537
Posted By wjrudo
New bike Can I ride it in the winter Dad? Sure you can.

http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-q7q2MnH/0/L/smugshot6710418-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,515
Posted By wjrudo
Rigid Industires made in the USA

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By wjrudo
Slack the cables so you know they aren't pulling...

Slack the cables so you know they aren't pulling on the butterflies. Adjust this screw(pic, also a '97)so the flow is even at idle. Then adjust the cables so it flows even at whatever rpm you ride at...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,706
Posted By wjrudo
I believe the '08 had a lower gear ratio option....

I believe the '08 had a lower gear ratio option. I've got an '07 with a first gear that I wish was lower.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By wjrudo
I don't measure mine any more. I started out with...

I don't measure mine any more. I started out with 1oz on front and 2oz in rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 364,482
Posted By wjrudo
The bar light is a hybrid and the D2's are white...

The bar light is a hybrid and the D2's are white driving. These are really too bright for on road use. I got flashed in the daytime by some picky oncomer in a car. At night though, you are really...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 364,482
Posted By wjrudo
I also modified the stock light bar, replacing...

I also modified the stock light bar, replacing the little bent flat bar light mount with a square tube and another bolt threaded into the crash bar.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 364,482
Posted By wjrudo
Reply to Boogieman

I like to ride the trails at night and the more lights I havce the better. As for the mounts I made them custom.

http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GSA-Stuff/i-2rPsgmG/0/M/IMG1839-M.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,283
Posted By wjrudo
I own an '07 and like it a lot. I wish, though,...

I own an '07 and like it a lot. I wish, though, that I had an '08 with the lower ratio tranny (not available in the '07 im told). My friend has a '10 and it has a bit more power than mine although...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By wjrudo
Michigan was fun for us too

Looks like you had a great time. My wife and I did that trip last September and loves it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,091
Posted By wjrudo
Black Ice

This year I started riding in early March. Coldest day was 5 deg F. I have Grip muffs (or whatever the real name is), good layers with heated vest and Aerostitch Roadcrafter suit. Im pretty comfy,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 645,030
Posted By wjrudo
Spring excitement

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,011,258
Posted By wjrudo
Clothesline

http://wjrudo.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Around-Lake-Michigan/i-xLPC3vB/0/L/IMG1033-L.jpg
Some place around lake Michigan last October. Great trip!
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