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Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2004, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Stick
I just went with an HID in the stock low beam...

I just went with an HID in the stock low beam housing. The ballast fit perfectly behind the high beam. Works great, looks stock, not a bunch o' crap hanging off into space, but then you may like...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2003, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,496
Posted By Stick
Sounds to me like waxie is about to try the...

Sounds to me like waxie is about to try the R1100GS ABS reset on his R1150GS

Prolly not in danger as I doub't be'll fnd the plug he's referencing.

Go back to the first method listed up above.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2003, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,285
Posted By Stick
went into a decent brief discussion on this site...

went into a decent brief discussion on this site at:
http://www.bmwgs.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10584&perpage=30&highlight=HID&pagenumber=2


I guess it might make sense for me to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2003, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,285
Posted By Stick
HID

Best money spent on my GS?

Low beam HID conversion.

$280 for a kick ass light system that is on all the time and still looks stock.
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2003, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By Stick
Typical V-1 mount

Using a powdercoated "Trick Stick" cover, a RAM ball (base), RAM medium arm, and a RAM standard base (used upside down) a flexible and strong mounting for a Valentine 1 detector is pictured below:
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By Stick
Gadget/Device mounts for RAM

OK, here we go.......

About a year and a half ago I was confounded as to how to mount my Valentine 1 and Street pilot to the plastic festooned handlebars of my K1200LT. I bought numerous brackets...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2003, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By Stick
I have a never used, Martin bracket for the...

I have a never used, Martin bracket for the 1150GS that will work with these or any of the 1000 series (1000, 1100, 1200) PIAAs


http://www.cyclegadgets.com/Products/LightKits/Martin.htm

$45...
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2003, 01:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,003
Posted By Stick
Me too! Me too!

Did it 1999 with fantastic results.

Since my vision was all fucked up (not a medical term) I went with "mono vision" where they correct one eye for far, the other for reading and it kicks ass!
...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2003, 02:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,518
Posted By Stick
Stick to tower......what runway is clear?

I know it's not the GS, but I don't have any GS pics of my lights......
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2003, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By Stick
The original poster mentioned that he had blown 2...

The original poster mentioned that he had blown 2 15A fuses.

Warmnsafe (maker of the Gerbing controller) ships with 20A fuses.

I would first try putting in a 20A fuse in the fusebox, for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By Stick
Gerbings (WarmnSafe) ships their controller kits...

Gerbings (WarmnSafe) ships their controller kits with 20 Amp fuses.

Running 20 A on a 15 A circuit, could be a problem, eh?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
I originally bought one of the 7 circuit breaker...

I originally bought one of the 7 circuit breaker kits from painless performance (picked it up from a hot rod shop) but it wouldn't fit easily and I really didn't need 7 extra circuits.

Wound up...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By Stick
I'm assuming that the questions stem mainly from...

I'm assuming that the questions stem mainly from the Auto switch instructions.

Can't remember the exact color (think it's grey) of the wire they suggest using for the Autoswitch trigger, but it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 06:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
Yeah but the simplest way is going to be to take...

Yeah but the simplest way is going to be to take the wire FROM your euro switch and run it to another relay as the "activate" wire (terminal 65 or 86) and us the output (term 87 and 30) of that relay...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
In effect, all you need to do is slave your PIAA...

In effect, all you need to do is slave your PIAA switch to the high beam. Get the cut the wire going to your PIAA switch coming from the PIAA wiring connector and connect it to the high beam...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,709
Posted By Stick
Re: Open Relay Socket

I too used some of the extra space in the fusebox, mounting my Autoswitch unit and an additional 30A relay for lights, but found that it was a PITA to access the wiring underneath........ Had to pull...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
That's for the LT, but I admit I only had room...

That's for the LT, but I admit I only had room for an espresso maker on that.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 11:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
Agreed, but the bar mounted switch only activates...

Agreed, but the bar mounted switch only activates the 910s which are slaved to the high beam so they dim with the high beams.

In effect, this allows me to use the high beam with or without the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
all together

HID low beam, 910 aux for high beam and 1400 fogs.........

Took it for a blast to the Bay Area today and all went fine.
I noticed that the 1400s went out on the way home.

Got home and found...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
Sure it's..........

ugly looking, but it's damn waterproof
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
The housing neeed modified.......

So I got out the Dremel and................
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
birdseye of HID

ballast mounting
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
HID

Ballast position as viewed from right side of bike, behind nosepiece
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
V-1 and GPS

Mounted on the bars, where I can reach them easily, and they can be removed in 30 seconds or less.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
Then there's the dash...

With the warmnsafe control pot and LED, seat heat indicator LED (hi/lo), charge monitor LED and autoswitch led
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,855
Posted By Stick
'lectrical stuff..............

Got the GS back on the road last night after adding the following:

4 circuit fuse block (fogs, seat heater, aux outlets, warm n safe temp controller)
30 A circuit breaker
PIAA 910
PIAA 1400...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 02:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
Another solution.......

Here's a picture of my new hip slick and cool switchplate that mounts on the risers. I slammed in a used (but actually new) SPST BMW rocker switch ($6 at A&S vs. the $35 they want for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,051
Posted By Stick
Re: Spotlight Wiring

I like the high beam circuit for driving lights and low beam circuit for fog lights.



See below.
You'll be tapping into the stock wiring for the high beam (easy to find up by the bulb) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2003, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,051
Posted By Stick
Well for starters, I really suggest that you...

Well for starters, I really suggest that you slave them to the high beam, or low beam. or using a 3 way switch (aka, SPDT ot on/off/on).

You say "some spotlights" so i assume these are big assed...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2003, 02:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
If anyone is seriously interested in these...

If anyone is seriously interested in these brackets an ol' boy down the road who does all my metal bendin' and powder coatin' is the man who makes them for the CHP and other Authority bikes.

I'll...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2003, 04:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By Stick
Re: Yo Stick

Well then that was a waste o' time, eh?

Does your company purchase and stock product on the shelf for an additional couple of points?

I'd really like to know how that works out (seriously, no...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2003, 07:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By Stick
Re: Arai marketing

Well a manuf. rep. never stocks product, so the additional point or two is erroneous. Nobody in their right mind is gonna stock inventory for a measly point or two above stocking nothing.



Not...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2003, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,423
Posted By Stick
Re: voiced my opinion

Yeah, the dealers all love this protectionism approach, but just wait until the first lawsuit arrives in the mail for injuries caused by an ill fitting helmet. What? Hey, Arai says their policy is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2003, 01:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
The point being that if you need to replace the...

The point being that if you need to replace the whole friggin' switch assembly, you might as well get the euro switch, but if you're just looking to add the euro for lighting purposes it's way to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2003, 03:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,655
Posted By Stick
Re: Re: Re: Re: Heya Russ

Nope. I believe that would be the Phoenix switches which will not fit onto the stock bars.
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2003, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,369
Posted By Stick
People on the "other board" tend to spend more...

People on the "other board" tend to spend more time polishing too.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2003, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,588
Posted By Stick
As far as i'm concerned the Val is worth the...

As far as i'm concerned the Val is worth the money time and time again.

Saved my ass no less than 8 and prolly closer to a dozen or more times last year both on the bike and in the cage.

I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2003, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,100
Posted By Stick
If you drain or nearly drain a gel cell you...

If you drain or nearly drain a gel cell you should use a big ass charger to bring it back up as fast as possible.
Gelcells do not like trickle charging when really discharged, they prefer high...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2003, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Stick
Re: Re: You guys are the best!

I actually prefer non insulated crimp ons if I'm going to solder a critical joint as I get the best of both worlds, easy disconnection as well as solder only on the connector/wire point.

If you're...
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