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Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Now that, right there, is a good response to such...

Now that, right there, is a good response to such a question.

No offense intended to the asker of the question.

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Looks great. $$$?

Looks great. $$$?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 10,115
Posted By wrysingfeenix
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,827
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Some of you might want to consider this mod...

http://imgur.com/a/jDHV6

FWIW, I accomplished a very similar look on my '99 GS by trimming the front of the beak. It took me about 20 minutes and didn't cost a cent.

1. Make a template from...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By wrysingfeenix
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047479
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By wrysingfeenix
FYI, there is a thread I've seen here recently...

FYI, there is a thread I've seen here recently specifically reporting on an 18/21 setup from Woody's.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,252
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Update

I finally did a thorough mileage check post-Rocket Sprocket installation.

I filled up this morning, rode 210 miles, 200 of it on open highway at 65-80 mph in a pretty "spirited" manner, and filled...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Throttle cable (probably right side) not properly...

Throttle cable (probably right side) not properly seated in the throttle body is a very likely explanation. It's a very common occurrence if the tank has been removed and replaced, and Jim or...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,689
Posted By wrysingfeenix
A Jeep Grand Cherokee, not a bike, but similar...

A Jeep Grand Cherokee, not a bike, but similar symptoms and a first guess that it was the crank position sensor (equivalent to a HES). MANY labor hours and the most complete "tune-up" in history...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,006
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Def: What vacuum lines are you describing? My...

Def: What vacuum lines are you describing? My 1100 has those ports capped off with a rubber nipple. Is it an 1100/1150 difference?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,252
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Add another very happy customer to the list. ...

Add another very happy customer to the list. I've had my set of Lennie's Sprockets for a couple years (yeah, I know) and finally decided to install them while I was doing my every-ten-thousand-mile...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Fuel pump going bad???? They sure screech when...

Fuel pump going bad???? They sure screech when there's no gas to lubricate them, and the stalling may be due to a temporary lack of fuel.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By wrysingfeenix
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,795
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Just in case no one has mentioned it, I use an...

Just in case no one has mentioned it, I use an electric leaf blower and follow up with a damp chamois to catch any spots or streaks...bikes and cages alike.

WAY faster than compressed air, which I...
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 365,268
Posted By wrysingfeenix
I rented it from Vimeo ($4.99) last night. Good...

I rented it from Vimeo ($4.99) last night. Good stuff. I was really surprised Ara and Spirit weren't included. Hard to figure they didn't run across them while looking for subject matter.

I saw...
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 365,268
Posted By wrysingfeenix
NBC News Hacks-n-Pups link

http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/its-so-cool-sidecar-dogs-make-easy-riders-n291546
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,258
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Am I the only one who would be more, rather than...

Am I the only one who would be more, rather than less, nervous about where that ring belongs after hearing numerous guesses, some of which are obviously uninformed guesses? (No disrespect intended,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,416
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Well said, but IMHO you have no need to explain...

Well said, but IMHO you have no need to explain yourself. That post should have begun and ended in the privacy of his skull. It was just unnecessary and pointless to post it in your thread.

With...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By wrysingfeenix
A little help...Fox shocks

I just picked up a '96 R1100GS that a buddy is storing for me until I work out shipping (NY to AZ). It appears to have Fox shocks on it, and it looks like they still sell some motocross (?) shocks,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By wrysingfeenix
At the top of this page, see the first thread...

At the top of this page, see the first thread sticky: "Look Here for Forum Contents" (and scan through ALL of it so you can see how much information exists about GS Boxers here) and at the bottom...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By wrysingfeenix
I had this same issue on my H-D Road King and it...

I had this same issue on my H-D Road King and it turned out to be the brake pads making contact with the rotors when tipped over in a turn.

I was sure it was a bearing issue, but one of my retired...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,784
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Di Noc? Do Noc? WTF is that? Looks good...

Di Noc? Do Noc? WTF is that? Looks good...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,044
Posted By wrysingfeenix
If push comes to shove, I've used black bedliner...

If push comes to shove, I've used black bedliner paint on the "side cover" and air intake tube on my '99GS. It's a rougher surface than the original plastic, and I keep wax (on the rare occasion I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By wrysingfeenix
That is FAR from normal. I rarely use the...

That is FAR from normal.

I rarely use the sidestand on my '99 R1100 GS, but just checked it for "free play" and it's barely an 1/8 of an inch. There is slop/wear there that makes using it a risky...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By wrysingfeenix
:eek1 :eek1 :eek1 You're a better man than...

:eek1 :eek1 :eek1

You're a better man than I, by a loooooooooooooooooooong shot.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,870
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Thumb NOW you're talkin'...good on you

Some things are more important than some other things...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,380
Posted By wrysingfeenix
+1

I use all Synthetic lubricants and to make things very easy (for me, anyway) do complete service...lubes, filter, plugs, valves, rockers, cable fittings, locks, brake flush, armor-all plastic, polish...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By wrysingfeenix
http://imgur.com/lC3uj Take a look at my...

http://imgur.com/lC3uj

Take a look at my shortened beak in this pic, or better yet, PM me your e-mail address and I'll send some close-up shots.

I made a pattern from the original beak "tip",...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By wrysingfeenix
When you have a question...

...ask somebody who is CERTAIN to know the answer. Take a look at this link and ask Woody to help you out with a diagnosis and prescription.

Based on reputation and two personal experiences with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Are you, by any chance, routinely parking it on...

Are you, by any chance, routinely parking it on the sidestand?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By wrysingfeenix
No offense intended from me either, but you might...

No offense intended from me either, but you might have taken a look at Ricky's post count before giving him condescending advice.

12,022! He might have said that he doesn't check the G-Spot...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By wrysingfeenix
OVAD...Oilhead Valve Adjustment for Dummies ...

OVAD...Oilhead Valve Adjustment for Dummies

OREPAD...Oilhead Rocker End Play Adjustment for Dummies

TPS...Throttle Position Sensor

See TBSD...Throttle Body Synchronizing for Dummies

Look...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,454
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Now we're getting close to the truth of the matter

I ride both, and like to quote this statistic selectively..."Ninety percent of all Harleys ever built are still on the road today. The other ten percent made it all the way home."
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,454
Posted By wrysingfeenix
+4 bullshit

That statement says a lot more about you than about H.D. owners. :D:D :evil

I've had a Shovelhead, a Heritage Softtail, and now a Road King (with 150,000 miles on them combined) without a single...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 628,451
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Well said...

:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,898
Posted By wrysingfeenix
When was an upgrade to the insulation on these...

When was an upgrade to the insulation on these wires implemented?

Jim...would you please comment on the OP's question...I have always assumed that the problem was with the insulation on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,062
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Yup

Iron Horse in Tucson...10 years experience with them, never unhappy.

YMMV, of course.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By wrysingfeenix
Right here...

http://marketplace.ibmwr.org/ads/robs
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By wrysingfeenix
NADA and Kelly Blue Book are your friends

You'll find wholesale, retail, and private sale values there...far more reliable than a bunch of us yahoos making (likely) wild-ass guesses. You surely are going to take, as was suggested above, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,810
Posted By wrysingfeenix
http://edheff.smugmug.com/Other/pres/i-hrVLpSq/0/M...

http://edheff.smugmug.com/Other/pres/i-hrVLpSq/0/M/_9044605-M.jpg[/QUOTE]

OUCH!

I'd look for a complete used tank. Fooling around with recoating and all the fuel delivery components would be...
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