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Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Supersig357
Question How do you install front brake rotors on an R12GS?

Feck! Stupid hurts.

I recently acquired a screw in my 3,000 mile new front Anakee on my R1200GS. Having recently acquired JVB's maintenance CD, I ordered a tire and decided to remove the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By Supersig357
Easy. 1. With the stock seat, my rear end...

Easy.

1. With the stock seat, my rear end starts to hurt after 300 miles. The Russell seat relieves this issue.

2. With the stock windscreen, my head gets bounced around leading to increased...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By Supersig357
They are Aeroguards. They are supposed to...

They are Aeroguards. They are supposed to increase the area of calm air offered by the "fairing". I don't really notice a difference with them on or off. The Aeroflow fairing, however, is the bee's...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By Supersig357
Laugh My inexpensive Hella driving light install - 2005 GS

I have wanted to install some driving lights on my 2005 GS, but I didn't have the scratch to lay out for the light bar, lights, wiring, etc. I found a great inexpensive light bar through Aeroflow...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Supersig357
Thanks Jim! I was about to go out and do it all...

Thanks Jim! I was about to go out and do it all over again!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Supersig357
I've been out of town on a business trip, and I...

I've been out of town on a business trip, and I couldn't get back to the bike until today.

Long story short, I think I was trying to set the rocker arm end play too tight. Per Jim's DVD, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Supersig357
Pissed Dumb sucks!

Oil change - check.
Tranny change - check.
Final drive change - check.
Valves - Feck!

I've run into a problem. I'm starting on the right side. I've bumped the wheel until the arrow is pointing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Supersig357
Bikey started hot! I'm slow. She's cold...

Bikey started hot! I'm slow.

She's cold now! Thanks for the reply!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Supersig357
In the interim, I'm changing the final drive lube.

In the interim, I'm changing the final drive lube.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Supersig357
Valve adjustment

Let's say you received the JVB DVD and decided to service your bike. Let's say you paid careful attention to torque values and so forth. Let's say you drained the oil in the bike.

And then,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,556
Posted By Supersig357
I tried NAPA, and they have the type II moly...

I tried NAPA, and they have the type II moly grease. It sounds like that's adequate, but at 3% moly vs 60% moly, I'm wondering if I shouldn't just order the Honda 60 Moly paste and wait one more...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,556
Posted By Supersig357
Which spline lube grease?

Tomorrow I plan on starting a final drive service on my 1200. The JVB DVD recommends Honda Moly 60, But the local dealer doesn't stock it. Any ideas? I'm kinda in the middle of nowhere.

Super
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Supersig357
I found one. Shoot me a PM if you still need it!

I found one. Shoot me a PM if you still need it!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Supersig357
Just the knob? I think I have one laying about...

Just the knob? I think I have one laying about somewhere. I'll dig about tomorrow.

Sup
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Supersig357
Do you think a person with slightly below average...

Do you think a person with slightly below average electrical/mechanical abililty could install FF50's? I did install my Stebel horn, so I understand the basic electronics and relay arrangement. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Supersig357
'05 R1200 Driving Lights????

Forgive my typos - I'm typing this on my wife's blackberry while she's in Target!

I was in an accident in a cage a few months ago when a someone pulled out in
front of me making a left turn. The...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
We didn't get to do any antenna climbing. Maybe...

We didn't get to do any antenna climbing. Maybe next time. I have the Buckhorn preprogrammed in for next time!
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
Thanks Gordy! I really appreciated everybody's...

Thanks Gordy! I really appreciated everybody's help in the Rocky forum. For better of worse, I'll be back in there asking about another ride soon!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
There was a sign in front of the Stallian Gate...

There was a sign in front of the Stallian Gate advertising Trinitite for sale. I'm curious if it was a scam or if they really have some. Microwave maybe:rofl !!??
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By Supersig357
Trip completed! I didn't end up camping. I...

Trip completed!

I didn't end up camping. I have to go out of town next week on business, and I didn't want to spent another night away from my family.

Check out my ride report!
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
Overall, the VLA was very cool. I started...

Overall, the VLA was very cool.

I started back about 4:30 PM. By this time, I realized I had forgotten my clear visor for my helmet. Contemplating a very dark ride home viewed through a very...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
The dishes can be reconfigured by a locomotive...

The dishes can be reconfigured by a locomotive like device. The complex has two. They move the dishes up and down the 12-mile rails to pre-set piers depending on what configuration is desired. They...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
The dishes themselves are quite amazing. Each...

The dishes themselves are quite amazing. Each weighs as much as two fully loaded Boeing 737s.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v619/Supersig357/IMG_1540.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
The Operations room included updated electronics,...

The Operations room included updated electronics, and was operated by a single man. During his talk, one of the dishes went schitzo and reset itself.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
We toured through the old computer lab. The VLA...

We toured through the old computer lab. The VLA is in the process of converting from this equipment to a fully modern fiber optic network. Some of this stuff was still in use.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
There was a "copy" of the Fat Man bomb used at...

There was a "copy" of the Fat Man bomb used at Trinity at the site.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v619/Supersig357/IMG_1489.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
Jumbo is a 210 ton steel capsule originally...

Jumbo is a 210 ton steel capsule originally intended to surround the Trinity bomb. In the event the bomb's high explosive ignited but failed to set off the nuclear material, Jumbo would contain the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Supersig357
A blast through Trinity and into the Cosmos (sorta)

I’m pretty new to New Mexico. I’ve been living in Artesia since May, 2009. During a recent visit to Albuquerque, wifey and I toured the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By Supersig357
Question Aeroflow AeroGards

I purchased an Aeroflow fairing for my 12GS about a year and a half ago. I installed the screen, and I love it. However, I never installed the AeroGards. They've been sitting in my garage wrapped in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By Supersig357
Thanks for all the great replies! I've been...

Thanks for all the great replies! I've been living in NM since May. I've been through Alamogordo, Cloudcroft and Ruidoso on the bike, and wifey and I visited ABQ a few weeks ago. I visited the Atomic...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-28-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By Supersig357
Trinity Site and the VLA

New Mexicans -

I'm relatively new to the state, and I'm considering a ride up to the trinity site for the open house this weekend. Anyone ever make the trip? I'm concerned that since the site is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Supersig357
Where could a fellow camp for free in the area?...

Where could a fellow camp for free in the area? I'm not opposed to showering at a truckstop.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Supersig357
Tucson area camping?

I'm planning a trip to the Tucson area to visit the Pima Air Museum. I'm having trouble finding a decent campground with showers within an hour of the museum. I'd like to stay away from the RV...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By Supersig357
New Mexico - Insurance?

I've returned to New Mexico from an extended stay in the People's Republic of New Jersey.

Thank doG!

The 12GS and I originally lived in Colorado. My insurance there was pretty low ($225)....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Supersig357
Brian, you sold me my first bike back in 2003 (an...

Brian, you sold me my first bike back in 2003 (an SV650)!
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Supersig357
Would this get more traction in Faceplant?

Would this get more traction in Faceplant?
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Supersig357
Question Is the Arai RX-7 v5 the same as the Arai RX-7 GP Sold in Europe?

As stated in the title, I'd like to know if the RX-7 generation 5 sold in the US is the same as the RX-7 GP sold in Europe. The European Arai site mentions that the RX-7 GP is the first helmet built...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,212
Posted By Supersig357
I bought a Zumo 550 and GXM antenna from them at...

I bought a Zumo 550 and GXM antenna from them at a steep discount. It came with a free 3-year warranty. Great service and fast shipping. I'd buy from them again.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,678
Posted By Supersig357
Aerostich Rocks The Friggando Casbah!

I purchased a Roadcrafter in early 2005. It performed well through hot and cold riding in Colorado. I purchased a Darien in late 2008 to compliment the big suit.

I washed the Roadcrafter on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,130
Posted By Supersig357
Do you have other arguments against them? I...

Do you have other arguments against them? I thought they were viewed positively here.
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