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Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,409
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I just got in for the Sierra edition. I'll take...

I just got in for the Sierra edition. I'll take the DRZ400s and if the DR350 (with the 441 kit) is ready by then might take that too. Looks like a great time!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Yes. I got the Yacugar shocks from Ted Porter as...

Yes. I got the Yacugar shocks from Ted Porter as well. They are actually made by Hyperpro (the name is on some of the bits on mine). I've installed a wide variety of shocks on different bikes and had...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I've taken a few in and out upgrading them. They...

I've taken a few in and out upgrading them. They are pretty tight and need a block of wood and a hammer. You shouldn't have to really bang on it but it needs help. Dead blow hammer with a light swing...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,631
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I bought an '02 last year. Paid $6k. Bike had 23k...

I bought an '02 last year. Paid $6k. Bike had 23k miles, all the bags, heated seats, other goodies. Important thing was it had been taken to a local mechanic like clockwork and was super duper clean....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Rocket sprockets really do work. They don't add...

Rocket sprockets really do work. They don't add power or smooth anything but they move the whole power/torque curve down quite a bit (almost 1k). So it gets the power where I tend to be most....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,411
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I like the Kisan and the features. The long self...

I like the Kisan and the features. The long self cancel time seems to work except for the longest of waits in which case I'm just waiting anyway and can remember. What I really like is the fast flash...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I'm going. I met with folks that went last year....

I'm going. I met with folks that went last year. This is a no brainer. If you can go: do it. There will not be spots left for very long. I won't take the time to relay everything I talked to last...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Clearwater all the way. I have Kristas on a light...

Clearwater all the way. I have Kristas on a light bar and Darlas on the forks. Excellent customer service from them. People really SEE me in the daytime and they are super duper bright. The dimmer to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I would consider using a different switch like...

I would consider using a different switch like the PIAA fog light kit uses. They are about $20. Wire into a relay tucked away. They are much smaller profile than anything OEM and have an unobtrusive...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I had a nice '03 KLR650. Good bike. Absolutely...

I had a nice '03 KLR650. Good bike. Absolutely reliable. But a real slug. It was the direct result of owning an old Ducati. Started every time and got me where I needed to go.

Later I picked up a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2013, 01:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,402
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I loaded mine by myself when I picked it up. With...

I loaded mine by myself when I picked it up. With a basic folding ramp and a milk crate to step on when I made the transition from the ground to the bed. Into my Toyota Tundra 4x4. Just stand to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I got my Hyperpro through Beemershop. Thay are...

I got my Hyperpro through Beemershop. Thay are marketed under "Yacugar" name. I considered Ohlins, Wilburs and Yacugar. Very happy with them. Also very happy with Ted Porter for his assistance in...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,197
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Not all new tanks. I recently bought a "track day...

Not all new tanks. I recently bought a "track day tank" for my M900 so I could still ride it while I repair the stock tank. The fellows who made them (CA Cycleworks) were told by their vendor the...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,197
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Small production run plastic tanks, such as moto...

Small production run plastic tanks, such as moto tanks, usually come in dyed plastic colors and are not paintable. The reason for this is that the cost for small batch, short run flourination of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Full rebuild kits are available from Bing. Did...

Full rebuild kits are available from Bing. Did mine in a couple hours. I like having all the OEM bits and doing it right. Think both kits were $135 shipped IIRC.

As for synch I've had a Twinmax...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,261
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I used Hondabond HT but the tube was pretty old....

I used Hondabond HT but the tube was pretty old. I'll try something like that next. Maybe after the "rocket sprocket" install. Always something to do....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,261
Posted By (I^2)R/746
For the centerstand stop a 1.5" EMT strut clamp...

For the centerstand stop a 1.5" EMT strut clamp and a 1 7/8" (deep) chunk of unistrut works perfectly. About 0.25" clearance to the Staintune muffler and free and clear of all else.

Still leaks...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I have a summer roadtrip planned. If I still have...

I have a summer roadtrip planned. If I still have it my buddy will ride along with me. After that I'll probably bump the threads and advertise on CL (bad experience there buying and selling so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By (I^2)R/746
The cover for my k75s is a brand name "Bag Man"....

The cover for my k75s is a brand name "Bag Man". Works well will buy one for my GS when I get a chance.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I have an '01 with 93k on the clock for sale at...

I have an '01 with 93k on the clock for sale at $4k. Brand new tires and brake pads, RT final drive and clutch done 10k ago. Hard bags and top case. Other maintenance done like TB's rebuilt, newer...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I'm considering a trip to Australia for a month...

I'm considering a trip to Australia for a month next January and would ship my bike. With this in mind I "upgraded" my '01 R1150GS with 93k on the clock to an '02 R1150GS with 24k on the clock. Why?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I was working on both my '01 and '02 lately and I...

I was working on both my '01 and '02 lately and I gotta say that although the '01 has almost 4 times the miles (94k) it really seems to rev faster and run smoother. Sure, it rattles and clacks a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Not sure if this will help you but here is what I...

Not sure if this will help you but here is what I did:
-Lurked about and did research. Concluded that '01 or '02 R1150GS was reliable and any issues were known with known solutions. Also this bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 561,869
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Went and looked it up my order was placed October...

Went and looked it up my order was placed October 19th, 2012. If your in a rush there appear to be similar products for a bit more money.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 561,869
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Patience is apparently required. Mine has been on...

Patience is apparently required. Mine has been on order for 8 or 9 months....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By (I^2)R/746
If you can change your own oil you can do this....

If you can change your own oil you can do this. Really. A couple things I found:
-Something heavy like a small toolbox to set on the rear when doing the front is enough to rock the bike back.
-I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I have an '01 and did this: -The on/off switch...

I have an '01 and did this:
-The on/off switch will mount in the dash between the fuel and the speedo. There's only one spot it will go and that's it. You'll need to drill the hole.
-The relay box...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 561,869
Posted By (I^2)R/746
On order since October. Wondering if I'll ever...

On order since October. Wondering if I'll ever get the darned thing at this rate.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,900
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Before charcoal canisters everything ran to the...

Before charcoal canisters everything ran to the ground. Just a tube from the overflow to below the engine. It's real common for guys to ditch the canister and not extend or re-route this line. Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,398
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Yes. Bought mine from Beemershop. Very pleased...

Yes. Bought mine from Beemershop. Very pleased with the product I think for my application (20% dirt, 20% 2-up touring, rest solo spirited) they are the BEST. I have other products on other bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By (I^2)R/746
The most enjoyable modifications I've done are: ...

The most enjoyable modifications I've done are:
1) Suspension. I have Yacugar but I'm sure Wilbers or Ohlins are great too.
2) Clearwater Krista driving lights. The OEM lights are horrible now I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By (I^2)R/746
PITA= "Pain In The Ass" and AFAIK= "As Far As I...

PITA= "Pain In The Ass" and AFAIK= "As Far As I Know"

You can do the front on the stand just be patient fishing it in and out. The rear can do with a small bottle jack and piece of wood to rock...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By (I^2)R/746
AFAIK there is no way but to take the shock off....

AFAIK there is no way but to take the shock off. Iterative adjustment. It's a PITA but actually very simple. I installed and adjusted mine in my living room so I could be more comfortable. Took three...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,297
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Dan Kyle set me up on my M900. Ohlins springs in...

Dan Kyle set me up on my M900. Ohlins springs in the front and Ohlins rear. Works great.

Ted Porter set me up with Yacugar on the GS. Built to spec for sport touring taking into account riders (me...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By (I^2)R/746
This the one at J&M Motorsports? I picked up an...

This the one at J&M Motorsports? I picked up an '01 R1150GS from a fellow on BARF last summer almost identical maintenance with 90k on it for $4,000. I think I got a great deal there's plenty of life...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By (I^2)R/746
After a lot of discussion and research I put...

After a lot of discussion and research I put Yacugar suspension on my '01 R1150GS. They are made by the same folks as Hyperpro and some of the parts are stamped as such. The main reason I chose them...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,478
Posted By (I^2)R/746
I second the vote to save up your money and go...

I second the vote to save up your money and go for the Kristas. They absolutely blow away anything else on the market I've seen or tried.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 561,869
Posted By (I^2)R/746
Just being silly. W=E*I=(I^2)R=(E^2)/R so then if...

Just being silly. W=E*I=(I^2)R=(E^2)/R so then if 1 HP= 746W then (I^2)R/746=HP so then my user name is really "horsepower". I know, I know my family says the same thing about my sense of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,208
Posted By (I^2)R/746
About 38 with a passenger through the twisties...

About 38 with a passenger through the twisties and about 41 solo on the slab. 93k miles on the clock.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 561,869
Posted By (I^2)R/746
It's not the first time somebody has complained....

It's not the first time somebody has complained. This seems to be a major sticking point with this endeavor of yours. I have been waiting a couple of months as well. I don't think anybody is asking...
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