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Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,679
Posted By leadoverdistance
Yeah man, this really is a great bike! Well done,...

Yeah man, this really is a great bike! Well done, as the styling is balanced and very factory looking. Granted, the suspension travel is different, but so what... Change it later if it becomes an...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,225
Posted By leadoverdistance
Stu, glad you love the Japanese bikes. May the...

Stu, glad you love the Japanese bikes. May the force be with.
A Jixxer is a lovely bike.... Personally I would have got the K-Train, but that is a your choice and I am glad you got what you needed....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,225
Posted By leadoverdistance
Your expectations for the bike are honestly...

Your expectations for the bike are honestly ridiculously high. As to your claims of a Japanese bike lasting 200k, I doubt they do it with regularity. The 200k thing is a thin air concept.
Have you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,849
Posted By leadoverdistance
Bwahahaha! Yup, running on larger rubber, an...

Bwahahaha! Yup, running on larger rubber, an extra four fingers, and shockingly reliable. Even worse, it's gas mileage is only a teeny bit worse than the wife's 2013 Exploder.
Did I tell you about...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,849
Posted By leadoverdistance
Yup, I am at 54000 miles on mine, but I trailer...

Yup, I am at 54000 miles on mine, but I trailer it behind a Land Rover LR3... They both have zero issues. (should I divide the mileage by two?) Sheesh.:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By leadoverdistance
Jumper mod?

On UK Gser there is a mod that Steptoe instigated. It will make the bike run better without the Cat. I have the same set up as you, and there is not a chance the little y-pipe creates the same heat...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,225
Posted By leadoverdistance
Oh yeah.... Wap :dhorse wap :dhorse wap...

Oh yeah....

Wap :dhorse wap :dhorse wap :dhorse wap :dhorse wap :dhorse
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By leadoverdistance
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 21,225
Posted By leadoverdistance
:snore:snore:snore:snore Wow. Move on, buy...

:snore:snore:snore:snore

Wow. Move on, buy another bike. Leave us alone. Your unhappiness won't be fixed by bashing Bee Emms on this forum. I recommend therapy. And take the Grand caravan, wear...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,155
Posted By leadoverdistance
Howzitt!

I was wondering if I could get one of the case savers in black?

lovely work you do there!

Cheers

Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,155
Posted By leadoverdistance
Furthering my conviction that this Vegasgsa guy...

Furthering my conviction that this Vegasgsa guy is a trouble maker :D

Thanks for your wisdom. :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By leadoverdistance
Wait....

Check your hand guard hasn't moved and is catching on your clutch lever... It can rotate just enough to catch your lever just enough to make it start sipping under load. Been there, and I hope the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By leadoverdistance
Hard cracked nipples are painful...

I found cutting the breather hose from my canisterectomy into two stubs, and screwing small black screws into the ends to seal them {with a little silicone sealer} solved my nipple issues.... happy...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,155
Posted By leadoverdistance
:stupid:stupid:stupid I wouldn't tear into...

:stupid:stupid:stupid

I wouldn't tear into the bike. I would do another oil change at a 1000miles and see if anything else is in the filter or on the drain plug and take it from there.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By leadoverdistance
You can replace the turn signals with led...

You can replace the turn signals with led aftermarket parts. BUT it requires you modify a circuit board by cutting a connection in the control module, using an exacto knife. Poolside, I think,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,277
Posted By leadoverdistance
I had the same pattern on mine, 02 R1150 GSA. I...

I had the same pattern on mine, 02 R1150 GSA. I kept riding it till the center blocks were done, bologna skins, and noticed no ill effects to the handling of the bike. To date the Anakee 2's have...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,530
Posted By leadoverdistance
It is pretty funny how the same guys chime in...

It is pretty funny how the same guys chime in pooh poohing cat removal and aftermarket exhausts. They don't sound like Ducs with Termis , or an S1000RR with an Akro, but they are less wheezy and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,343
Posted By leadoverdistance
I bought a set of Anakee 3's ........ They are...

I bought a set of Anakee 3's ........ They are sitting in the garage waiting to be spooned on. I may rather try and re-sell them.

I almost bought some PR-3's. I regret that choice. I would rather...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By leadoverdistance
Yes, you are right. There is a cone/dome shaped...

Yes, you are right. There is a cone/dome shaped spacer that goes there. I rattle canned mine aluminum recently so definitely remember one being there. Check your pockets to see if it is hiding out...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,036
Posted By leadoverdistance
For me, the biggest issue was to get rid of the...

For me, the biggest issue was to get rid of the cat as it was baking the tranny. A y pipe and Remus exhaust was the way to go. Raspy sound and a cooler, quieter gearbox made for money well spent....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By leadoverdistance
Are the throttle cable sleeves seated on the...

Are the throttle cable sleeves seated on the throttle bodies properly?

That is rough running for sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By leadoverdistance
I asked a similar question recently, and the...

I asked a similar question recently, and the consensus is that they all do that. Mine would blow a fine mist when it ran, and the fill plug was removed.
It doesn't use any oil, or have other unusual...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,694
Posted By leadoverdistance
That is interesting Steppers. Scouts honour...

That is interesting Steppers. Scouts honour though, my only noisy gear is 4th. It is a resonance type of sound. Low rpm up an incline in 4th will make it worse. Same hill high rpm 4th results in far...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,959
Posted By leadoverdistance
Mine has gone. Pulled it off and cleaned out the...

Mine has gone. Pulled it off and cleaned out the breather tube which had a charcoal infestation. They may be good on a new bike, but older, they are hazardous to your bikes health. I found it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,694
Posted By leadoverdistance
I am pretty sure after a lot of reading, that a...

I am pretty sure after a lot of reading, that a bit of noise in 4th is not uncommon on these bikes. I wouldn't sweat it.
All the comments about changing tires, are only valid if the bike made a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,694
Posted By leadoverdistance
Mine has been doing it forever too. Running...

Mine has been doing it forever too. Running Redline Shockproof Heavy in the gearbox helped it quieten down. YMMV. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,509
Posted By leadoverdistance
Having watched the launch of the Anakee 3, I am...

Having watched the launch of the Anakee 3, I am really filled with a lot of skepticism for the design. No siping, few edges, and I am totally dubious after reading, that it is better than the older...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,509
Posted By leadoverdistance
Life after Anakee 2's....

After reading and reading, I have yet to find a tire that is road biased while still adventurised for the big Bee Emms.:ear

Should I give up and go with Michelin RP3's. I loved the wet performance...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,245
Posted By leadoverdistance
Sumpin like...

Sumpin like http://www.redlineoil.com/content/images/products/44.png. I love the stuff. Heat reduction was immensely helpful with taming the gear noise. The full Remus setup too, seems appropriate,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,245
Posted By leadoverdistance
I just hated the cat under the gearbox. The heat...

I just hated the cat under the gearbox. The heat in summer, specially when stopped in traffic, seemed tremendous. Let it be said my noisy 4th gear would get ridiculously loud when accelerating back...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By leadoverdistance
Bighopper, thanks for the link and reply. Did you...

Bighopper, thanks for the link and reply. Did you pull the trigger on another screen, or like me, are living in limbo, unenthused by other offerings?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By leadoverdistance
New BMW R1150GSA Screen......

Looking around at possible options and this looked like a really interesting fresh take :evil . Does anybody have pics of it on their bike? Have any arrived here in the U.S. recently? I first saw it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By leadoverdistance
Def and Roger have brought a pretty cool new...

Def and Roger have brought a pretty cool new factoid to my attention. Guess I will jank the filter and hoses. May as well do some preventative maintenance to those relatively cheap components...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By leadoverdistance
Hot conditions absolutely aid in causing pinging,...

Hot conditions absolutely aid in causing pinging, knocking, detonation. My bike was fine in winter, ran like a scalded ape, until the temps climbed. I ran fuel system cleaners and octane boosters...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,731
Posted By leadoverdistance
This sounds like a classic case of an engine...

This sounds like a classic case of an engine detonating/knocking.
I think if you look up "engine knock" on the search engine you will get tons of info on it. Symptoms can be high compression numbers...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By leadoverdistance
Thanks!

Cheetahman, Batoutoflahonda, thanks for the replies, genuinely appreciated!

Yup, you seldom read of these engines having major problems, and most often concerns are merely concerns! I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By leadoverdistance
Question R1150 gsa Crank case pressure , alternator knock

Looking for a little guidance here if possible please....:norton

First issue I am concerned about is crank case pressure in my adult ridden 02 R1150GSA..... 48 000 miles.
I did the valve adjust...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 91,012
Posted By leadoverdistance
Thank dog!!

Thank dog!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,969
Posted By leadoverdistance
Thanks for sharing! Super video, inspiring...

Thanks for sharing! Super video, inspiring adventures.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 91,012
Posted By leadoverdistance
You are definitely a "Woman who runs with wolves"...

You are definitely a "Woman who runs with wolves" !
Thanks for the read, and the somewhat dry, never bitter Darth humour is always welcome :nod.
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