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Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9,377
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Posted By skybo1
Thanks for the help!

Thanks for the help!
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By skybo1
fogged headlight

Anyone had to deal with a fogged headlight glass?
Appears to be on the inside as I have buffed the outside.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By skybo1
links still work!!!

links still work!!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By skybo1
Thanks Anyone know where else besides CL and...

Thanks
Anyone know where else besides CL and here to find an Xcountry with ABS?
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By skybo1
noob

I am looking at a xcountry.
It has an abs icon on the dash and speed rings front and back.
Seller doesn't think it has abs.
Help?
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,826
Posted By skybo1
question concerning abs

Looking at getting a xcountry- so having a speedo ring doesn't mean it has abs?
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 405,804
Posted By skybo1
where to find 07-08 naked sv650 abs

Hi
I'm new to this sv thread and am looking for a naked 650 with abs
and low mileage-
any leads?
I've looked on svrider
Thanks for any help
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By skybo1
Yes. I have 2002 1150GS. Works great. Over and...

Yes. I have 2002 1150GS. Works great. Over and out.
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
Setting #8 on my 1150GS just didn't seem to have...

Setting #8 on my 1150GS just didn't seem to have the same peppy performance as 7. Used maybe 5 tankfuls each.
I am now on 6 to try it.
I'm a newer advrider, and don't know all the politics, but...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
great product

I have been really enjoying my 2002 1150GS with the AF-Xied on setting 7 and will now try 6 to see if I can get the mileage up from 38 (my bike has always gotten around 40mpg). If performance is less...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
What he said:ricky

What he said:ricky
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 973,859
Posted By skybo1
or an update on when beam shots will be available...

or an update on when beam shots will be available on website for F40?
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
Its worth the wait- my 1150GS has never run...

Its worth the wait- my 1150GS has never run better!!!!!:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
Working Great on my '02 1150GS on setting 7....

Working Great on my '02 1150GS on setting 7. Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
Yes- 1150GS (as title says :D) It seems to...

Yes- 1150GS (as title says :D)

It seems to pull a lot better and smoother at lower rpms in all the gears
except 6th gear is just a little better- say 200 rpms lower - now 2800 rpms instead of...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,238
Posted By skybo1
1150GS Running nice

I recently decided to try to improve my bikes performance from what I had tried before.

BEFORE: y-pipe
stock muffler
Steptoe mod
booster plug type product

NOW: y-pipe
stock muffler
went...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By skybo1
I agree with MassiveLee!!! Did just the same...

I agree with MassiveLee!!!
Did just the same and like it!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By skybo1
Wow Roger- Amazing diagnosis. Now can you help...

Wow Roger- Amazing diagnosis.
Now can you help me find my car keys.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By skybo1
I originally added 2" risers, then 3.5" All I...

I originally added 2" risers, then 3.5"
All I bought was a 2" longer brakeline and rerouted
the rest. Had to redo a few zip-ties.
2002 1150GS
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
I now have the idle at 1050. The big brass screws...

I now have the idle at 1050. The big brass screws are only out about half a turn from fully seated to accomplish this and the harmonizer is centered.
Is that okay?

Next, I ran it up to 4500...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
I will check today- I probably didn't take it...

I will check today- I probably didn't take it much above 4K and most guys adjust it at 2500-3500 I believe.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
I am going to do a third TBS today and look...

I am going to do a third TBS today and look closer to see if any of the cables could possibly be binding things

I am also going to look at y-pipe and stock muffler at 4-5K stationary
to see if...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
Roger- I didn't answer all your questions: ...

Roger- I didn't answer all your questions:

Following your thread. Do you have a stock intake & exhaust, yellow coding plug and/or any add-on fuel controllers?
I have y-pipe and stock muffler...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
Roger I did run it before 3 bars and still...

Roger
I did run it before 3 bars and still vibration-but, it was only 55 degrees here in NC.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
I did pull #5 and feel its a little less...

I did pull #5 and feel its a little less vibration, but still uncomfortable.
At speed when I pull the clutch and idle engine, no vibration, but hold clutch and rev engine to 4-5K, vibration is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
Need some more diagnostic info. 1). What's...

Need some more diagnostic info.

1). What's the behavior when the bike is stationary and you rev above 4k? Major vibration?
vibration above 4K

2). On the road, at say 5k. You pull the clutch...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By skybo1
Cry PITA-1150GS engine vibes above 4000RPM

Okay- I did the hall of wisdom, search engines for vibrations, even bought Jim's DVDs.

The details- bought well-kept 2002 1150GS with 3500 miles.
Have put on 12,000 highway miles.
Runs pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,234
Posted By skybo1
I drilled 1 quarter inch hole. Gas pump shuts...

I drilled 1 quarter inch hole.
Gas pump shuts off before I get gas to top of hole.
Will 3 holes prevent it shutting off early?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By skybo1
Ohlins preloader question

Ohlins on my 1150GS have been great, but....
The preloader. I can turn it 25.5 rotations from start to finish.
I don't feel any resistance until I get to 18 rotations.
Any ideas?
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,120
Posted By skybo1
Is there a downside to connecting a tube to the...

Is there a downside to connecting a tube to the nipples?
Why didn't BMW do it ?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By skybo1
sorry Jim, I am cheap- but I did buy a bunch of...

sorry Jim, I am cheap- but I did buy a bunch of your DVD's!!!
Now that was a bargain! I have saved a ton in maintenance costs.
Can I get that commission now?
(whoops-being cheap again):muutt
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By skybo1
Before I bought a Russell I had a BAKUP. Nicely...

Before I bought a Russell I had a BAKUP. Nicely made, adjustable forward and aft, and $100 cheaper than their company website if you shop around.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By skybo1
kuz its a piece a plastic?

kuz its a piece a plastic?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,080
Posted By skybo1
Where to buy "Cheap"oil level sight glass 1150GS?

3 places want $33 (Bobs BMW/Bike bandit/and A&S)
anybody have cheaper place?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By skybo1
When I select high beam my M60 advmonster floods...

When I select high beam my M60 advmonster floods go to full bright
so I just need a brighter spot for my beak light unless I can figger out how to use the HID highbeam.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By skybo1
My HID's are 4300K!!!! Very pleasant to stare at...

My HID's are 4300K!!!! Very pleasant to stare at John!

Yes I can slow down but 70mph indicated is already 64!

Just help me find a spotlight to avoid the ladders and tires on the interstate.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By skybo1
Recently had my Ohlins rebuilt with david at...

Recently had my Ohlins rebuilt with david at fastbikeindustries.
A highly competent man with integrity and fair prices!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By skybo1
Of course I am unconventional-that is why I have...

Of course I am unconventional-that is why I have a BMW GS!
The beak spotlight was tested against my garage door for headlight
pattern blockage(HPB)-its what some GS farklers do-create strange but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,556
Posted By skybo1
1150GS Can I make my hi beam my low beam?

When I ride 70mph at night on interstate in traffic my HID high beam is the only light that lights up the road directly in front to give me warning of obstacles in the roadway.
Yes I have ADVMonster...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,969
Posted By skybo1
Would he have a spark with the side stand down? ...

Would he have a spark with the side stand down?
Do you get a spark with the safety switch shutoff on the handlebars?
Just wondering.
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