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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 78,369
Posted By CCW247
Griso

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r495/gsaforsale/griso.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By CCW247
I experienced exactly the same issue with my...

I experienced exactly the same issue with my Zumo. Over several weeks it got worse, and would shut off when I needed it most. I mailed it to Garmin and they sent me a refurbished unit which has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,834
Posted By CCW247
Looking forward to reading some of these...

Looking forward to reading some of these responses. I left my GSA overseas after a long trip. Great bike but I've done it and ready for the next step. The RT is in my sights and nearly pulled the...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-20-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By CCW247
Thank guys. I called the company and they said...

Thank guys. I called the company and they said just show up, disconnect the battery, hand all my documents and they'll take it from there. Very courteous and polite. Not used to that I'll admit, it...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-19-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By CCW247
I fly with bike next week; cargo terminal drop-off questions

Got my paperwork packet from the motorcycle shipper I'm using and I fly out next week from Montreal to Gatwick. The bike needs to be dropped off 48hrs to departure.

Everything seems pretty...
Forum: EMEA 05-17-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By CCW247
Thank you kindly for the help! I'm just...

Thank you kindly for the help!

I'm just flying into Gatwick with the bike, then back to the US a few weeks later from Poland without the bike. England won't see me or the bike again.

I do...
Forum: EMEA 05-14-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By CCW247
Any US to EU customs issues to expect during my shipping

Search didn't work well for me so I'll respectfully ask for some guidance.
I'm shipping my US registered GSA from Montreal to Gatwick for a 3 week Europe trip this July.

Using Motorcycle...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,124
Posted By CCW247
make that 2 more! I'll be there with my wife,...

make that 2 more! I'll be there with my wife, looking forward to meeting everyone
~Greg
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By CCW247
No, it's the BMW system for the C3. Not the SRC....

No, it's the BMW system for the C3. Not the SRC. I agree Terry, the right thing to do would've have been to include the installation. It is what it is however. Lesson learned.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,290
Posted By CCW247
orange

decided to go with Jeep Dozer orange
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By CCW247
Question schuberth c3 bmw commo install question

My wife went to the dealer and treated us to two new Scuberth C3's and two of the BMW motoraad communication systems units specifically for the helmets. What a doll.

After spending all that coin...
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,137
Posted By CCW247
Psychological deterrents work very well against...

Psychological deterrents work very well against the majority of smash and grab types. All good ideas here. At my work, we employ a fog system which I've had the pleasure of experiencing live. Ours...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,424
Posted By CCW247
Mine has worked in the handgaurd of my klr and...

Mine has worked in the handgaurd of my klr and gsa for years in nyc. I can only recall a handful of times it didnt register. I put it on the clutch side and generally stay to the right of the lane
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 29,693
Posted By CCW247
Rounded a corner yesterday morn to find this guy...

Rounded a corner yesterday morn to find this guy looking for some grub, someone happened to be photographing him. They do indeed exist here in NY
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By CCW247
Thanks so much for the help. I'm very happy with...

Thanks so much for the help. I'm very happy with the area so far; people are friendly, there's no traffic and the roads I've explored so far look like they'll be a blast when the snow's gone.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By CCW247
New to Hancock, NY (Delaware Co)

Hey all,
Just moved to Hancock, NY from Long Island and looking forward to exploring some great roads and trails. Has anyone got any offroad suggestions (eg trails, fireroads, dual sport friendly,...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By CCW247
OK, I found religion

So, I'll be the first to admit I was wrong. Just got back from a 2day adventure in CT and NYS and I must say the GPS helped me find roads that I'd have never found before. Who knew there were so many...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2005, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By CCW247
Was finally getting GPS anti-climactic for you too?

So I waited and waited patiently for my BMW Nav II to finally arrive, I installed the software, mounted it up on the bike and then learned how to use it. Kinda like the first time I was w my first...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2005, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
yeah, new wires for sure. I'm also going for new...

yeah, new wires for sure. I'm also going for new plugs since that right side is fouled up again. I cleaned it as best i could but for a few bucks might as well drop new ones in. The way I know that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2005, 07:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
Thumb Problem RESOLVED

It was an arcing spark plug wire. I took the advice, and started the bike up, shut the lights and peered up thru the tank and lo and behold, a little spark show was going on. The wire didn't appear...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2005, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
Actually, no I never fully took the tank off,...

Actually, no I never fully took the tank off, thought I would make a mess of gas everywhere with the fuel lines but that would probably be the smartest thing to do to be 100%.

I'm sure the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2005, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
I left the service manual at my buddy's place,...

I left the service manual at my buddy's place, will the Motronic fuse be labeled in some way or should I just disconnect the batt? After I do this and reconnect the power, is that when I turn the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
A lot of good advice here, I'm at the office now...

A lot of good advice here, I'm at the office now but hopefully I'll be armed w enough info and a long enough check list so when I get home tonight I can get it fixed.

I did not check the TPS box,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
Got the bike home. Thank you all

It never cleared up, the bike was surging still; it felt as if the problem cleared up for about 30 seconds and then continued the miss--this was on and off the whole ride home. I suspect the plug is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
hi, this is mr ccws "Old LADY"...he's was...

hi, this is mr ccws "Old LADY"...he's was dictating the questions to me as his blackberry was getting to be too much so there might be some overlap. anyhow, he is on his way home and wanted me to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
1 OK, i left the tank bolt out so I can keep...

1 OK, i left the tank bolt out so I can keep checking with all your replies. I checke the cables and purposely undid them and put them back to place. Thats 100% not the problem.

2 I opened the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
more: I did compare spark w both plugs out...

more: I did compare spark w both plugs out checking the left side and the right. as i said one side was completely fouled out, black carbony but not wet. i put one new (used) plug in and check the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
ok i just rode it

I just rode the bike, even tho it's barely running. I thought maybe it would clean it self out if I opend it up a bit. Heres whats happening; barely driveable, will go up to redline but shaking like...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
.

Oh yeah, it's an 1150gs not an adventure so I'm not certain of which connections you were specifically referring to.

Is this sounding like an electrical problem to you all or fuel related.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
hmmm

Hey thanks for helping. I never disconnected the lines or any lines. I simply removed the bolt holding the fuel tank on and wiggled the hell out of it and then sort of propped it up w a piece of wood...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 03:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
i just checked it

Bryan, thanks for trying to help. I took your advice and the cable is in tightly.
If what you said had indeed happened, would the spark plug foul and have weak spark?

I appreciate your help....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,296
Posted By CCW247
Installed Motolights, now GS barely running, I'm stranded

Ok, stranded at a buddy's garage now, before I call the old lady to bail me out maybe some of you can help.
Just installed my lights, propped my tank up to run the wiring and didn't do it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,025
Posted By CCW247
Just another plug for Jesse customer service

I ordered a top box Monday to use for a trip I'm going on next week. After calling today for status and finding out I was mistakenly told it would be here in time they offered to mail me a used box...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2005, 07:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By CCW247
Recon last night

Saw the Lowrance 500c at Staples for $799, really nice seemed easy to use but it's huge. I need to hunt for some photos to see how guys are mounting them on GS's. Then I went to BestBuy and the only...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By CCW247
Thanks

RBikerT, appreciate the feedback. I was close to pulling the trigger on the 2620, glad I spoke up. Now, I'm looking additionally at the Lowrance 500c which seems to have a super large screen which...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2005, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,197
Posted By CCW247
2610 or 2620?

Hi all, first post sorry to piggyback this thread but I too was considering a 2610 but while we're on the topic, would you say the upgrade to the 2620 is worth the extra money?

Thanks in...
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