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Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By Tommy Gunn
It is the whole triple tree-fork-bars-axle and...

It is the whole triple tree-fork-bars-axle and you can straighten by loosening the four pinch bolts on the fork tubes and straighten the steering head to achieve alignment. The alignment is strictly...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-03-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 83,850
Posted By Tommy Gunn
There is a cable to connect directly to your...

There is a cable to connect directly to your bikes power supply.
A quick google search pointed me here... http://www.provantage.com/garmin-010-10587-00~7GRMN05A.htm
This cable has numerous...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,648
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Can't tell you exactly but I left Galena Labor...

Can't tell you exactly but I left Galena Labor day morning and told GPS to take me the shortest route to Evansville, IN. Ended up on this road. Awesome fun! Can't guarantee it is exactly on this...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,648
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Northwest IL near Galena River - These bikes can...

Northwest IL near Galena River - These bikes can get you places!

http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n109/tjlemay/IMG_5476_edited-2.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,227
Posted By Tommy Gunn
PM Sent - Trashed Luggage here...

PM Sent - Trashed Luggage here...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,663
Posted By Tommy Gunn
OK, so the combined Bike + Rider CofG goes up...

OK, so the combined Bike + Rider CofG goes up which is important, especially when I'm in an incline or decline. But what about traction and acceleration forces?

Here's something for you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,663
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I'm no expert but I have taken BMW's off road...

I'm no expert but I have taken BMW's off road school twice and riding with my feet off the pegs ain't the way to go. Standing up definately moves COG down. No question. So ride on gravel standing on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By Tommy Gunn
For what it's worth, The Summer 2011 Edition of...

For what it's worth, The Summer 2011 Edition of MCN's N.A.D.A. Used Bike Value Guide lists a 2001 R1150GS ABS at $4,465. - stock of course.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Tommy Gunn
4 bolt cylinder head. It's not an 11

4 bolt cylinder head.
It's not an 11
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I would still recommend to start saving for the...

I would still recommend to start saving for the after market seat because you will ultimatly have to get honest with yourself. The stock seat sucks, no matter how you adjust it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,120
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I too have a 30" in-seam and I ride an...

I too have a 30" in-seam and I ride an adventures.
I have clocked significant miles (thousands) on a RDL, Seargent and most recently, a Bill Mayer. I have not rode thousands on a Corbin because...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,926
Posted By Tommy Gunn
With all due respect, Jim is indeed on the mark....

With all due respect, Jim is indeed on the mark. Responsible parents don't negotiate with 15 year old children. This folly is from the irresponsible teachings of the enlightened. In fact, this is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,926
Posted By Tommy Gunn
So very sorry for your loss. You have a...

So very sorry for your loss.
You have a temendous responsibilty to your daughters. To love them, and as a teacher to guide and advise them, to support them emotionally and materially and to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Based on the BMW Service and maintenance DVD,...

Based on the BMW Service and maintenance DVD, there are two builds in 2007, early build and August/September 2007 late build.
If the drain plug is on the bottom 6:00 postion of the final drive, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,603
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Unbeleivable Pfestus. I did the exact same thing...

Unbeleivable Pfestus. I did the exact same thing on New Years day.
My first valve adust on my 07 GSA and I reviewed Jim BV videos carefully just before I tackled the job.
I saw the 40nm torque...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,527
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Tapping into the high beam conductor is relly no...

Tapping into the high beam conductor is relly no big deal, especially for an electonics tech guy.
It is the white wire in the harness near / under the instrument panel. Simply strip a 1" section of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I find it dificult to get the key in and out of...

I find it dificult to get the key in and out of mine as well.
I've shot some graphite up into the locks and that helps for a while but then back to same old problem your describing.
Anyone have a...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Got to be from South East to Appreciate...ya ya,...

Got to be from South East to Appreciate...ya ya, I know Hitler is done.
You either got the sense of humor for this one or you don't.
Forum: Americas 02-28-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I grew up in Duluth. When I was 26, I realized...

I grew up in Duluth. When I was 26, I realized that I was free to leave which I did cause the weather there pretty much sucks. Doesn't start to get decent until mid June although there may be a...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Warning - do not plan trips to Alabama this year

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcG9BykcV_8 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcG9BykcV_8)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,843
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Average Personal Debt for each U.S. Citizen -...

Average Personal Debt for each U.S. Citizen - $54,025.
http://usdebtclock.org/
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By Tommy Gunn
In my 35 of working as a mechanic on BMW's, I've...

In my 35 of working as a mechanic on BMW's, I've found that if you baby it, (nothing over 2000 RPM for the first 20,000 miles), change the oil every 1500 miles and don't even think about riding more...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,527
Posted By Tommy Gunn
The static length, end to end of a Ohlins BM437...

The static length, end to end of a Ohlins BM437 (front) out of the box is 16" +/- /32
The static length of the front shock off of an 07 GSA is 16" +/- /32
The static length, end to end of a Ohlins...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Tommy Gunn
You got a lot to look forward to! This site...

You got a lot to look forward to! This site offers tons of great info. Check out the farkling, the service and maintenance threads, and the BMW performance center in Spartanburg, SC offers world...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,603
Posted By Tommy Gunn
And why isn't your friend posting this himself? ...

And why isn't your friend posting this himself?
Anywayz, does anyone have the schedule for the upcoming International Motorcycle Show handy?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Hey Zolo, Georgia, as states go, is fairly...

Hey Zolo,
Georgia, as states go, is fairly large.
What part you in?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I have the PIAA Cross Country HID's. Not...

I have the PIAA Cross Country HID's.
Not impressed with them.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,773
Posted By Tommy Gunn
I had the exact same experience only I did take...

I had the exact same experience only I did take detailed measurements before and after. The standard GS Ohlins shock netted zero as far as static height and in fact, the standard GS Ohlins shocks and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,026
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Just curious, what is the cost to have FD...

Just curious, what is the cost to have FD replaced on 07 GSA if one had to go into kids college fund?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,736
Posted By Tommy Gunn
yup you betcha

yup you betcha
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,736
Posted By Tommy Gunn
5'7" - 30" inseam on a good day. You learn to...

5'7" - 30" inseam on a good day. You learn to read the lay of the land when you need to come to a stand still. 14,000 miles and going strong!...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Tommy Gunn
They are just under 1" as you say. I used the...

They are just under 1" as you say.
I used the http://www.shopatron.com/product/pro...PIA74112/353.0 (http://www.shopatron.com/product/product_id=PIA74112/353.0)
PIAA mounts sized for the 1" bar. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Posi Taps are a decent option but I don't think...

Posi Taps are a decent option but I don't think they will provide the reliable connection that a properly soldered joint will give you. IMHO. Also, there will be "bulk" where ever you make the splice...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Hey Boondox, ???? I've connected...

Hey Boondox,
????

I've connected Auxillary lighting to conductors on two different GS canbus systems with unflawed results - no errors or failures of any kind in more than 20,00 miles. Very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,171
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Yep, This helps a bunch. Thanks Jim. Hotspice,...

Yep, This helps a bunch. Thanks Jim.
Hotspice, thanks much for the photo graphic. From the photo, it looks like the Ohlins standard GS shock is 7/8" shorter than the stock GSA shock....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,171
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Lower GSA with Ohlins Shocks

Thanks Jim, but just to clarify...
I am looking to install Ohlins on my GSA for three reasons 1) to better accommodate my 30" inseam, 2) performance and 3) just to do something different to the damn...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,171
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Looking for an update please on lowering the GSA...

Looking for an update please on lowering the GSA using Ohlins GS shocks vs. using the Ohlins GS "Short" shocks.
Clearwater, what did you end up doing? Ohlins GS standard or Ohlins GS short, or...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Fuse Block/Relay Assy

I just ran accross this little fuse block - Fuze Blocks
Compact size (just a tad bigger than Centech but has the relay)
built in relay (although only 30 amps)
Select switched or unswitched output...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Your question is not clear enough to provide an...

Your question is not clear enough to provide an accurate reply.
Sounds like you are planning to serve the Hella lights from the green/blue at the diagnostic harness via a switch. If this is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 645,087
Posted By Tommy Gunn
Had to stop to charge battery. ...

Had to stop to charge battery.

http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n109/tjlemay/DSC027642.jpg
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