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Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,000
Posted By PapaSmurf
Hermy's in Port Clinton PA.. For the 600 mile...

Hermy's in Port Clinton PA.. For the 600 mile service, $300. And that included a qt. of 75-140 tranny fluid. Also gave me a brand new 1200GT as a loaner. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,606
Posted By PapaSmurf
You want to hear a "clunk"? Stand next to a HD...

You want to hear a "clunk"? Stand next to a HD when they drop it into first! Rode 2500 miles with a buddy of mone on his HD tourer, Man did that bike "Clunk"! Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By PapaSmurf
Bridgestone Battle Wings, Shinko 705's, TKC's. ...

Bridgestone Battle Wings, Shinko 705's, TKC's. There are some others as well. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,934
Posted By PapaSmurf
I have the twisted throttle set up on my GS. ...

I have the twisted throttle set up on my GS. Easy to install, works great! Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 140,526
Posted By PapaSmurf
A while back Dunlop had a major problem with...

A while back Dunlop had a major problem with tires delaminating. All brands have a problem somewhere in their lines. Some problems are bigger than others. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,028
Posted By PapaSmurf
Had my 6,000 done at Hermy's, PA., yesterday....

Had my 6,000 done at Hermy's, PA., yesterday. Total with a brake flush, $325.
08 GS 1200... Thought that was an honest price. Then sold me an HJC Symax II Helmet, retail was $290, sold it to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By PapaSmurf
I agree with Mudcat. Will be switching to...

I agree with Mudcat. Will be switching to Synthetic at 12,000. Tom :norton
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,215
Posted By PapaSmurf
Hermy's BMW in Port Clinton PA.. Great sales and...

Hermy's BMW in Port Clinton PA.. Great sales and awesome service! :clap

Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 140,526
Posted By PapaSmurf
Mine shipped Thursday. Should have them tomorrow....

Mine shipped Thursday. Should have them tomorrow. Tom :norton
Forum: Americas 09-16-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,282
Posted By PapaSmurf
IMO you would be fine leaving the bags on the...

IMO you would be fine leaving the bags on the bike. Or in your tent. As already mentioned, try to sit where you can see the bike. You will love the BRP. Plenty of places to camp along the way. If...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 433,818
Posted By PapaSmurf
Just ordered a set. Great price for sure, $127...

Just ordered a set. Great price for sure, $127 right to my door. No tax, no shipping. Wife has a set on her Suzuki S50. They are the Touring 230. Loves them! Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By PapaSmurf
Just use a fuel injector cleaner in the gas tank....

Just use a fuel injector cleaner in the gas tank. I use one every 3,000 miles. Never had a problem in any bike, car, or truck that I have owned. Kids do the same with theirs. Also use fuel stabilizer...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By PapaSmurf
I'm interested. What prices are we talking about?...

I'm interested. What prices are we talking about? E'Bay price is $235 shipped. Price should drop when the new version comes out. New version is due out before the end of the year according to Scala. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,309
Posted By PapaSmurf
Rusty you deserve a pat on the back! Sounds like...

Rusty you deserve a pat on the back! Sounds like you are a class act. Wish more vendors operated like you. Tom:norton
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,197
Posted By PapaSmurf
I hope you used a credit card. Very easy to...

I hope you used a credit card. Very easy to cancel the charge. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By PapaSmurf
Are you also using a Metz ME880 on the rear? If...

Are you also using a Metz ME880 on the rear? If so, what size? Tom:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,325
Posted By PapaSmurf
Last July my 600 cost me $325 plus tax. That's in...

Last July my 600 cost me $325 plus tax. That's in PA.. Labor is probably cheaper than N.J.. Can you see N.Y from the dealership? A better view is an upgrade charge.
Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,992
Posted By PapaSmurf
I went with the Z-Technic and Cee Bailey Wings on...

I went with the Z-Technic and Cee Bailey Wings on my 08 GS 1200. Made a big difference. Calmer air pocket to sit in, and little to no helmet buffeting. I have a 29" inseam, sit on a RDL Seat, and the...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,358
Posted By PapaSmurf
What u got? Tom LOL :norton

What u got? Tom LOL :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,341
Posted By PapaSmurf
RED! :norton

RED! :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By PapaSmurf
Your not nosey at all. You are looking at...

Your not nosey at all. You are looking at spending some serious coin $$$ for a RDL seat! IMO, yes the RDL built on a low seat pan comes out to being a standard seat height. it will be higher by 1...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,439
Posted By PapaSmurf
Profit is one thing. Just don't tell me I have to...

Profit is one thing. Just don't tell me I have to pay retail, then tell me you have to add in freight and assembly! That's B.S.. You need to eat, I need to feed my family. I was told by a BMW dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By PapaSmurf
Well, we think we figured out why the "wings"...

Well, we think we figured out why the "wings" bother the backs of my thighs. After installing the seat last year. I installed "Fastway" pegs last month. They were installed in the lowered position...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By PapaSmurf
I got $1500 off my 2008 GS Low in June of 08....

I got $1500 off my 2008 GS Low in June of 08. Another dealer has an 08 Low right now at $2000 off. I would also go with aftermarket bags. Lots to choose form. Unless the dealer blows you away with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By PapaSmurf
Another shot of the seat. :freaky

Another shot of the seat. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By PapaSmurf
I have the RDL on my GS Low. I also had the BMW...

I have the RDL on my GS Low. I also had the BMW Low Seat which was atrocious! Sent it off to Russell for a rebuild. Before starting the rebuild, the tech called me to discuss the situation. :deal He...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By PapaSmurf
Congrats on the new ride. Fill us in on details. ...

Congrats on the new ride. Fill us in on details. :deal Tom:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By PapaSmurf
Custom seat is the best way to go. Expensive,...

Custom seat is the best way to go. Expensive, butt worth it. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,998
Posted By PapaSmurf
Tribologist? We have experts here in Indian...

Tribologist? We have experts here in Indian Tribes? :lol3

Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,051
Posted By PapaSmurf
My Zumo 550 reads 1 mph faster than the speedo......

My Zumo 550 reads 1 mph faster than the speedo... Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,998
Posted By PapaSmurf
Royal Purple is right up there with Amsoil as far...

Royal Purple is right up there with Amsoil as far as quality goes. Up there as price goes too. Royal Purple is now being sold in Wally World. But it is the car oil, $9.40 per bottle. :eek1 Kinda...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,998
Posted By PapaSmurf
I have a friend that does the opposite. Amsoil...

I have a friend that does the opposite. Amsoil for 5,000 miles, car for another 5,000 miles. Then into his tractor. But his is a Victory, 210,000 miles to date! Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,998
Posted By PapaSmurf
I was wondering about Johnson's Baby Oil. :huh...

I was wondering about Johnson's Baby Oil. :huh Smells nice. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By PapaSmurf
Sorry to hear you laid it down. :eek1 But at...

Sorry to hear you laid it down. :eek1 But at least you didn't get hurt. Except your pride. Good luck getting it back on the road. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,682
Posted By PapaSmurf
While not the same as your story. I went from a...

While not the same as your story. I went from a Victory to a GS. I did all the maintenance on my Vic after the warranty expired. Four years and 30,000 miles, just changed the oil and filter. And tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 140,526
Posted By PapaSmurf
Can you be a little more specific? Or is it the...

Can you be a little more specific? Or is it the place where they were made? Some of the European tire co.'s make theirs in worse places. Like Eastern Europe sweat factories.:ear Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,307
Posted By PapaSmurf
CEE Bailey is now making seats also. Tom :norton

CEE Bailey is now making seats also. Tom :norton
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,454
Posted By PapaSmurf
We use "Safeco", great rates. Tom...

We use "Safeco", great rates. Tom :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,808
Posted By PapaSmurf
I for one would like to thank you for posting...

I for one would like to thank you for posting here on the forum. Openly. I have seen two others also post here, Atlanta BMW, And Anton from Virginia I believe. I think it's great to see dealers, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,322
Posted By PapaSmurf
The only thing I can say, thank God you weren't...

The only thing I can say, thank God you weren't on the bike. Hope you get it fixxed up quick. Tom :norton
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