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Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By billcat
Not much more then the obvious... Older bikes...

Not much more then the obvious... Older bikes will break down more, but they are easier to fix/work on (generally). If you are buying this because it's a dream bike (see GS 100PD for the bcat's...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2006, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By billcat
Of course its an OshKosh, not a studebaker....

Of course its an OshKosh, not a studebaker. (taken 2/18/06)

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Forum: Equipment 11-02-2005, 08:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,590
Posted By billcat
Forwhatitsworth: I picked up the Oaxtar...

Forwhatitsworth:

I picked up the Oaxtar Matrix last spring and for their first ride was hit hard with wet, sloppy snow on Rabbit Ears pass and my socks were bone dry at the end of the road. They...
Forum: Face plant 09-07-2005, 10:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,615
Posted By billcat
Get Well Soon Baldy!

I feel like the last to know... Hope you get better quick as possible. Such a mess but I think we agree that riding 9 on a sunny day is worth the risk. Still, it seems this shit allways happens to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By billcat
I've only had it for 4 months or so, but I have...

I've only had it for 4 months or so, but I have not had an ABS fault since I put it in. I used to get them occasionally with my OEM
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2005, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By billcat
np :D

np :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By billcat
Originally Posted by Poolside In a...

Originally Posted by Poolside


In a battery charger thread I posted some information about this Panasonic battery. It is the Panasonic battery for our bikes. Absolutely the proper specifications....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By billcat
digi-key.com sealed panasonic that was brand...

digi-key.com

sealed panasonic that was brand new, $60 shipped

if no one chimes in by the time i get home (or tomorrow morning latest) I will get you the exact part number. These guys are tops.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 03:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
"Popped out oil level window, emergency repair: ...

"Popped out oil level window, emergency repair:
In a auto parts store (Autozone, NAPA, etc) get a 1.5" adjustable freeze plug. It is hard rubber, with a nut in the center to tighten it."

From...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By billcat
Mobil One fully Syn 75/90 is gl5 rated and was...

Mobil One fully Syn 75/90 is gl5 rated and was 9.99 at checkers as of yesterday. I have been using it for 12k w/no problems
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 08:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
So why did I drag this thread up? I am looking...

So why did I drag this thread up? I am looking for part #'s and brands of non oem GS brake pads (rear specifically) Any help on this?

tanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
A few bucks? BMW Foothills gs oil filter:...

A few bucks?

BMW Foothills gs oil filter: $14, plus a crush washer $1 (a dollor for a washer :eek1 )

Checker Autoparts oil filter $6, plus a crush washer 15 cents

and the list goes on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
awsome link, tanks

awsome link, tanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 07:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
I hope your not using $ynthetic every 2k :D

I hope your not using $ynthetic every 2k :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
awsome, tanks

awsome, tanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2005, 07:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,903
Posted By billcat
This study generated its own thread awhile back...

This study generated its own thread awhile back and I went rounds with the guy, lol. They used the bottom line fram for there comparisons and if you look at the package even fram admits that there...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2005, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
Posted By billcat
It was of the shady variety from what I gathered.

It was of the shady variety from what I gathered.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By billcat
Sorry, but any metal in the pan usually means...

Sorry, but any metal in the pan usually means your fucked proper. Take pictures of the rebuild so when mine craps I can cheat.

Btw, dont throw away the evidence. It looks like you have a good...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2005, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
Posted By billcat
Thanks all, it looks like SWmoto for the tires...

Thanks all, it looks like SWmoto for the tires and woodies for the mount n' balance

Going w/ tourance H rated again. I have faith in those tires due to consistantly using them past the safety...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2005, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
Posted By billcat
Denver area tire dealer?

Time for new skins, my last vender went out of business under pecuiler circumstances so now I need some alternatives. Any advice from the jungle?

:ear :ear :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2005, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 1,626,046
Posted By billcat
Just popped over here on a lark... That first pic...

Just popped over here on a lark... That first pic of the bike w/lights on next to the sun is sweet. Nice work.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2004, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,970
Posted By billcat
Ooooof, I will be in recovery mode from the...

Ooooof, I will be in recovery mode from the infamous GABF. I will catch you next time.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2004, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,658
Posted By billcat
Nice pics! :thumb

Nice pics! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2004, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By billcat
A week late due to some extended vacationing so I...

A week late due to some extended vacationing so I will save the bullshit, suffice it to say I had a great time and got to ride with some great people. The guys I rode Imogene with were especially...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2004, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By billcat
Thumb Ouray

Well I was here http://galenallc.com/07_23_04_oscarmc/images/niagra%20falls.jpg

right after I left here http://galenallc.com/07_23_04_oscarmc/images/P1010021.jpg

so I didn’t have time to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2004, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By billcat
Search the site, some guy awhile back had a...

Search the site, some guy awhile back had a HORRIBLE time with them. It was well documented in two huge threads. I have no personal experience with them but it ssems the post 2002 bikes are not...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2004, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By billcat
Re: PIIA bulbs

I did just that on my 01 GS. I noticed a increase in total light from the stock bulb with the Piaa H1, no change in pattern. However, I did not find it worth the extra ~$15. When the Piaa burned...
Forum: Face plant 01-06-2004, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,420
Posted By billcat
Tears to the eyes man. When the back spasms come...

Tears to the eyes man. When the back spasms come I can't move. Its all I can do to lie on the floor and try not to cry until it passes to the point where I can get to the medicine cabinet.

It is...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2003, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By billcat
A lot of the solor power outfits sell backup...

A lot of the solor power outfits sell backup generators. I don't have any direct links for you but run a google search and you may have some luck.
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2003, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By billcat
Re: removing gas tank

Nice work useing the search instead of starting a new thread:drums

Respectively, I don't trust the quick disconnects so don't use them. Seems every month I read of a failure and spilled gas. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2003, 11:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,333
Posted By billcat
I read somewhere in my exhaustive search that...

I read somewhere in my exhaustive search that fish had trouble with glare on the 176c and opted for the monochrome. Not a problem inthe car, but trouble in direct sun. I will try to find that post...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2003, 10:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,333
Posted By billcat
Just curious to see if there was any new input...

Just curious to see if there was any new input over the last two months.

I am looling to buy this as a gift for my Dad so it will be car only (xcept when I borrow it:evil ), but don't see that...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By billcat
Wazzzup Jeff, long time no see. I rode up a few...

Wazzzup Jeff, long time no see. I rode up a few years back and picked up your xtra Corbin rear. 'Bout time you beat it off the micapeak list to the REAL GSpot!:dj

Make some time next summer for...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2003, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By billcat
Re: Re: Tank

Worth restating.




btw, i have no idea where/why i started calling vicegrips snaplocks, I learned it wrong and for whatever reason can't seem to unlearn it.:huh
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2003, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By billcat
Re: removing fuel tank

Sorry, force of habit, I mean Vise-Grips.
http://www.irwin.com/irwin/consumer/images/small/10cr_sm.jpg

www.irwin.com (I guess Irwin bought the visegrip co.)
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2003, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By billcat
Gergery, Bet its days like this that you...

Gergery,

Bet its days like this that you miss your harley.:evil Great ride bud!
Forum: Regional forums 11-07-2003, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By billcat
A recovered scooter??? Damn, thats unheard of......

A recovered scooter??? Damn, thats unheard of... Do you have any details on how he got it back?
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2003, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By billcat
use spit, kinda gross but its what works.

use spit, kinda gross but its what works.
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2003, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,838
Posted By billcat
If its your first time, drain the tank. And even...

If its your first time, drain the tank. And even then attach some snaplocks to the fuel lines just in case. It's no fun dumping a gallon of gas down bike or on shoes.

Also, before you remove...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2003, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By billcat
I have the 910's they kick ass. But they are...

I have the 910's they kick ass. But they are discontinued by PIaa last I heard so move quick.
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