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Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,879
Posted By Steiney
On my GSA I had the same low frequency hum....

On my GSA I had the same low frequency hum. Jamming a set of foam ear plugs down where the peak attaches to the helmet seemed to help but wasn't a permanent solution. What got rid of it finally was...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By Steiney
I replaced the GSA fogs with Clearwater LEDs so...

I replaced the GSA fogs with Clearwater LEDs so plenty of light at night in stock location. For conspicuity I have amber Skeen Photon Blasters on the brake calipers. My point being that more light...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,280
Posted By Steiney
Mine has gotten soaked as well without issue. I...

Mine has gotten soaked as well without issue. I never tried their email but I have gotten excellent customer service in the past by calling them. Can't remember where I found the phone number though,...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 604,212
Posted By Steiney
Sounds the same to me...

Sounds the same to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,707
Posted By Steiney
Another +1 for Rawhyde - did the intro course and...

Another +1 for Rawhyde - did the intro course and base camp alpha ride in March. Great folks, awesome program, and the food was phenomenal...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 604,212
Posted By Steiney
If you're using the phone for music than don't...

If you're using the phone for music than don't change a thing. You will likely lose quality going phone to garmin to headset. Mine is paired the opposite way (nav is stereo & phone is hfp) since I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,681
Posted By Steiney
Congrats...! Ride it like you stole it and you'll...

Congrats...! Ride it like you stole it and you'll soon figure out what you want to add/change. Best add-ons for me were better lights (HID & LED) for night riding, Alaska leather seat pad for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Steiney
40mm...

40mm...
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,365
Posted By Steiney
It does work like magic but it's really not. I'm...

It does work like magic but it's really not. I'm no expert but the way I understand it is like this - it's kind of like a set of headphones that has its own volume control in the cord. Your music...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,912
Posted By Steiney
Too funny - I ride a GSA and the wife drives a...

Too funny - I ride a GSA and the wife drives a Hyundai Equus. We both get the "WTF was that" looks and comments all the time. Someone else referred to the GSA as the Swiss army knife of motorcycles...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,365
Posted By Steiney
Adding to the ruptured line theory, you mentioned...

Adding to the ruptured line theory, you mentioned the pump and fuel lines were previously changed. Did you use OEM or aftermarket hose? If aftermarket, was it "submersible" grade hose? Was the hose...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,365
Posted By Steiney
Fwiw, I've ridden in countless downpours, bike...

Fwiw, I've ridden in countless downpours, bike has sat out in the rain, and I've done a few a water crossings. No issues so far with my connectors...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,365
Posted By Steiney
So far so good with the AF-XIED on my 1200GSA. My...

So far so good with the AF-XIED on my 1200GSA. My understanding of the other units that fool the IAT sensor is that the bike will "learn" away the improvements over time...

Sent from my SCH-I545...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,043
Posted By Steiney
Awesome, I'll give it a try... Sent from my...

Awesome, I'll give it a try...

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By Steiney
I would get the same "stumble" when I would blip...

I would get the same "stumble" when I would blip the throttle at at a light before the engine was warmed up - not quite to the degree of yours. Disappeared after adding AF-XIED fuel controller -...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By Steiney
I had the same flat line lambda on one side when...

I had the same flat line lambda on one side when I added a fuel controller that plugs into the O2 sensors (AF-XIED). Turned out to be a faulty wire harness included with the controller but same...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,043
Posted By Steiney
Has anyone balanced just the rim 1st with weights...

Has anyone balanced just the rim 1st with weights on the outside (under the tire before mounting) then corrected any tire imbalance by adding weight the traditional way? I'm wondering if the weights...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Steiney
Take the discount and use it to get an...

Take the discount and use it to get an aftermarket shock/spring built to his weight/riding style...

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,177
Posted By Steiney
+2 on picard, dial the ride height up in the rear...

+2 on picard, dial the ride height up in the rear and the bike turns in much quicker...

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Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,689
Posted By Steiney
I too was a fan of the standard Tourance...

I too was a fan of the standard Tourance (particularly over the EXP). Just switched to Avon Distanzia on my GS. Can't speak for mileage yet but the wet/dry grip is just as good and so far they're...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,095
Posted By Steiney
Had the Sidi On-Road boots with my RT and never...

Had the Sidi On-Road boots with my RT and never got wet inside despite many torrential downpours. Now I wear BMW Santiago's on my GS with the same result, including water crossings...

Sent from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Steiney
Thanks again. And, yes, it was a very bad day....

Thanks again. And, yes, it was a very bad day. The bolt that broke was the extended bolt that comes with the Skene LED Photon Blasters and replaces one of the caliper bolts. This time I put anti...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Steiney
Awesome, thx. That's what I just did so hopefully...

Awesome, thx. That's what I just did so hopefully all is well. Don't want to take it out for a test ride right now in the rain on new tires so I'll have to wait and see. Obviously I had the calipers...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Steiney
Brake bleed after caliper replacement question

So, after I snapped a caliper bolt off while changing a front tire, I found a lightly used pair of replacement calipers. Once I get the bike back on the road I'll deal with getting the bolt drilled...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Steiney
Glad I'm not the only one - thanks... Sent...

Glad I'm not the only one - thanks...

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Steiney
GSA Brake Pedal - Extension fell off

2012 GSA with stock flip-down extension:

So I'm riding home from work today and I feel like I'm reaching more for the rear brake than usual. I look down and see that the flip down piece, rod, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,642
Posted By Steiney
Any recent wrecks/drops?How about a failing O2...

Any recent wrecks/drops?How about a failing O2 sensor on one side? That'll mess with the mixture. With a GS911 you can check the lambda & voltage readings. I would think a code would pop up too. Best...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,800
Posted By Steiney
I can't say that I would do that to mine but I'm...

I can't say that I would do that to mine but I'm very impressed with your install. I can't stand half-assed jobs. Looks like you took your time & possess the same level of OCD as I do when it comes...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,365
Posted By Steiney
Awesome - once I get used to 6 I'll bump it up so...

Awesome - once I get used to 6 I'll bump it up so I can tell the difference then go from there...

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Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By Steiney
I may have missed it but did you try switching...

I may have missed it but did you try switching the ballasts to determine if, indeed, that is the cause...?
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,365
Posted By Steiney
My impressions on a '12 R1200GSA so far: I...

My impressions on a '12 R1200GSA so far:

I installed the units (two of them since there are two O2 sensors) several weeks ago and reset the adaptations via GS-911 just to speed up the "learning"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,477
Posted By Steiney
Find an old tire (bike or car, doesn't matter)...

Find an old tire (bike or car, doesn't matter) and practice on that if you feel the need. Those sticky worm plugs are cheap enough to waste a few on practice...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Steiney
+2, New tires and it will go away...

+2, New tires and it will go away...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,848
Posted By Steiney
I picked up some BMW Santiago's, my dealer had...

I picked up some BMW Santiago's, my dealer had them on clearance. Apparently they're being updated/replaced. So far so good...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 604,212
Posted By Steiney
I addressed this a couple pages ago, pair the gps...

I addressed this a couple pages ago, pair the gps as the "phone" and your phone as a "device"...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,435
Posted By Steiney
If you've just recently started having this...

If you've just recently started having this problem and you've never had it before on this bike you may want to consider a very careful tune-up/throttle body sync. You may be getting more vibes due...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 604,212
Posted By Steiney
It's really not that bad, I'm now in the habit of...

It's really not that bad, I'm now in the habit of turning on the Sena as soon as I put my helmet on which gives it time to pair with the phone. By the time I get my gloves on its ready to pair with...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 604,212
Posted By Steiney
"Call audio" is the only thing checked when the...

"Call audio" is the only thing checked when the phone (GalaxyS4) is paired (media isn't even an option for some reason - maybe from when I set up the initial pairing). Either way, as long as I power...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 604,212
Posted By Steiney
I have the SMH10, BMW NavIV, & an android phone...

I have the SMH10, BMW NavIV, & an android phone all paired. I believe the NavIV is the same as the 660. The nav has a bunch of music loaded on it so I use the A2DP (phone) pairing for it and pair my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,740
Posted By Steiney
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