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Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
?

What exactly is the "ADV rider tool roll or kit"?

Did you mean ADV Designs?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,369
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Question Why not?

Is there any compelling reason NOT to mount tool tubes on the bottom of the side boxes/cases?

Obviously you would not have them with you when you ride without the cases attached, but other than...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Solarez

Solarez is an epoxy resin that cures when exposed to uv light-- sunlight.

I have used it to repair all kinds of plastic stuff including the cracked cover on my Yakima Rocketbox that somebody...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Your seat issues

Maybe it's too soon for a '15, but I too will be having a Russell Daylong made for my '08 soon. So not wanting to be without my ride for too long (2 weeks says Russell) I found a fine used seat on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,162
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Yeah, well I've never been down that way, but...

Yeah, well I've never been down that way, but that is one offensive statement.

I can think of a whole lot of "ass end of the world" places that would make you think Arkansas is Heaven.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,867
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
For me (age 65) the best two up touring machine...

For me (age 65) the best two up touring machine was a Honda GL1800--- also the worst solo machine.

The worst two up riding was an R1200 GSA--- also the best solo machine.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Okay, now that we know that, does anybody have an...

Okay, now that we know that, does anybody have an answer to the question?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Clutch Fluid Bleed Question

Re: 2008 R1200GS

I bled the clutch fluid today at 24K miles. I am not the original owner and I have no idea if had ever been done before. The old fluid was blue and there was some black gunk...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
The cross shaped hard cap. THANKS! Good...

The cross shaped hard cap.

THANKS!

Good Karma coming your way.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Sena SMH 10?

The SMH 10 comes with an optional plastic microphone cover.

I lost mine. I need one.

Does anybody have one that they aren't using?

The only way I can get it from Sena is to pay $8, plus...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Thanks, I am concerned about how well the paint...

Thanks, I am concerned about how well the paint looks on that black textured surface.

Anybody have a closeup photo?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Thanks, still wondering if anybody has used paint?

Thanks, still wondering if anybody has used paint?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Wrap? What's that?

Wrap? What's that?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Painting?

Re: '08 GS

Has anybody painted (or had professionally painted) the black plastic panels on either side of the tank?

Does it work?

Can it work?
Forum: Latin America 05-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Pussy!

Ride the bike up here.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
"Bike is being sold by a dealership that I have...

"Bike is being sold by a dealership that I have faith in, buts its not a bike they have historically serviced, so no knowledge of its history. "

If the bike is being sold by a dealership, that's a...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 98,910
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Here's a very nice gs

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26734614#post26734614
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Hepco-Becker ...

Hepco-Becker

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66605
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Start Up issues

Re: 2008 R1200GS w/ 21K miles

This is my first season with this bike that I picked up in December. My R100 Airhead with a choke is easier to start than this girl.

n.b. I have changed al...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,764
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Were you trying to install those fancy Vario...

Were you trying to install those fancy Vario Levers from Wunderlich?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,764
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Why?

How did you loose that spring Birdie?

Maybe http://www.beemerboneyard.com/

TA
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,641
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
OP is right!

X 2 on this thread. I picked up my '08 GS in December from a guy who was similar in size to me (6'1"). He had 2" Rox risers on her and I kept fiddling with them to get them"right" to avoid wrist...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,641
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
What about the OP?

Did the OP, Secret Squirrel, ever tell us his height?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,641
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Yo, OP

What is your height?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
That seems really serious! So you cut the...

That seems really serious!

So you cut the cover in half, and now what about the kerf space that the blade left?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Handle Bar Bolts?

Re 2008 GS

There two bolts that fasten through each side of the Handle Bar Support. One Is an M10X90, the other is an M8X30.

I want to replace these with equal sized socket head cap screws,...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
That is exactly what I was wondering. So one can...

That is exactly what I was wondering. So one can push the bike up into the slightly open gap and then let go to fasten straps?

Currently I can ride my bike up and into a wheel chock that holds...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Got a Wheel Vise on your Lift Table?

I am thinking of adding a clamping wheel vise to my lift instead of a chock.

My question is, does it take two people to use the clamping method? As in one to steady the bike while the other one...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Ambient Air Temperature Sensor?

Re: 2008 R1200GS

Anybody know where the temperature sensor for the instrument cluster display is located?

When I scroll through the options with the INFO button of the onboard computer I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,138
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Ooh! Did she ever meet Brian Williams from NBC...

Ooh! Did she ever meet Brian Williams from NBC news?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
I like the Jesse set up well enough except that...

I like the Jesse set up well enough except that (believe it, or not) the top case is a little too small for my one piece roadcrafter that I wear daily. My job frequently has me traveling to several...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Big! Overhangs the side bags on my R100gS.

Big!

Overhangs the side bags on my R100gS.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Question Jesse bags & Givi?

Any GS riders have a setup with Jesse side boxes and a Givi top box?

I bought a bike that has all three Jesse's and I'd like to keep the sides and get rid of the top. But, I am not sure if a big...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Thanks, Will do in the a.m.

Thanks,
Will do in the a.m.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Thanks, Do you agree with the "junk"...

Thanks,

Do you agree with the "junk" assessment of the rotor?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Okay

I believe you, I guess, but educate me here. What is it about the rotor that makes it look like junk? The score marks?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
Next question...

Hopefully this is not a problem.

Re: '08 GS w/ 20K

What's up with all that dirty grease surrounding that big torx bolt to the lower left of the brake disk?

Is this a concern, or normal?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,138
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
I got it.

So it wasn't that big a deal after all. I used a little heat, a sharp punch, and was able to spin it out after about 6 firm whacks.

I do know that I could have used the ABS hole to fill, but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,668
Posted By Hollow Road Rider
I don't get this. Are you saying that after a...

I don't get this. Are you saying that after a Russell set up on the GS, you no longer needed the Gold Wing for long distance?

I hope so, because I just sold my Wing and bought a GS.
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