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Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By slowinfastout
OMG, you are so right....apologies!

OMG, you are so right....apologies!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By slowinfastout
You guys crack me up...all this 'supposin'! ...

You guys crack me up...all this 'supposin'!

I was this BDCW fork light system on a highly modified 2013 R1200GS at the Shenandoah 500 last October and its a trick bit of kit. It's well made, like...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,965
Posted By slowinfastout
That's too much engine for a Scrambler (IMHO). ...

That's too much engine for a Scrambler (IMHO). The Parallel twins would work better. Love the concept.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,209,466
Posted By slowinfastout
Sticker bombed the wheels to match my...

Sticker bombed the wheels to match my paint...made on my Cricut Explorer.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/wheel_zpsxpmd5mgp.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By slowinfastout
You can't justify the price of an Akrapovic, it...

You can't justify the price of an Akrapovic, it can't be rationalized because you put it on the bike because it pleases you, nothing more. The minuscule weight savings and any power improvement...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,209,466
Posted By slowinfastout
I chopped off the top of the windscreen on the...

I chopped off the top of the windscreen on the black one, decided to make a pair of red ones instead....these take a while to pick out all the vinyl in what are the clear spaces.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,209,466
Posted By slowinfastout
Made some vinyl stickers for my panniers using my...

Made some vinyl stickers for my panniers using my new Cricut Explore cutting printer. First effort....

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/sticker_zpsg8kcl4vt.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,769
Posted By slowinfastout
All of us that tinker on things HOARD in case we...

All of us that tinker on things HOARD in case we might need something at a later date. I remember when I bought my first house in 1986, I was SO excited that I had a one car garage and I no longer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,719,070
Posted By slowinfastout
The collective knowledge on KTM's from the group...

The collective knowledge on KTM's from the group that reads this thread is exponentially higher than your local dealer by leaps and bounds. I wouldn't let my local KTM dealer check my tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By slowinfastout
I think you have answerer your own question. ...

I think you have answerer your own question. Time for a new battery.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6,713
Views: 1,209,466
Posted By slowinfastout
I made my Red Bike..... Blue. Through some...

I made my Red Bike..... Blue. Through some panels I got here on the Flea Market.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/Blue1_zps5rcvrprl.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,867
Posted By slowinfastout
I find EVERY bike I buy needs a tweak to get...

I find EVERY bike I buy needs a tweak to get comfortable, its the way you alter the bike to suit you. On my 2006 GS all I did was go to a Sargent Seat and it was perfect. On my 2014 GS I have not...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By slowinfastout
Most bulbs on motorcycles don't die from use,...

Most bulbs on motorcycles don't die from use, they die from vibration. Look at where your lights are mounted and see if there is something you can do to either re-locate them or isolate them in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By slowinfastout
I recently removed a Power Commander off my KTM...

I recently removed a Power Commander off my KTM 690 Enduro. While its probably not the same sequence as your 1150 there were lines plugged up that needed to be un-plugged, and some of it was NOT...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By slowinfastout
Ya think? My pickup truck: ...

Ya think?

My pickup truck:

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/unnamed_zps85dbfe7c.jpg (http://s1217.photobucket.com/user/drcollie/media/unnamed_zps85dbfe7c.jpg.html)

My GS:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By slowinfastout
Man - you guys sure worry a lot. I buy a LOT of...

Man - you guys sure worry a lot. I buy a LOT of bikes that have been sitting for a long time without all this drama. Put some fresh gas in 'em and they usually fire right up once a new battery goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By slowinfastout
Have Denali's on my 2014. Relay doesn't have to...

Have Denali's on my 2014. Relay doesn't have to be close to the battery at all, just within the limits of the wire reach. Mine is tucked under the right side panel outside of the battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By slowinfastout
+1 Ditto

+1 Ditto
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By slowinfastout
I have the Wunderlich brace on it, so mine is...

I have the Wunderlich brace on it, so mine is stable.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By slowinfastout
Yes, that's the light tint model. I'm 5' 11" and...

Yes, that's the light tint model. I'm 5' 11" and size 50 jacket, the Wunderlich will keep the air off my shoulders but the Powerbronze will not. I sit up high, prefer it that way as an old dirt...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By slowinfastout
Finally - a windscreen I like for my 2014 GS

It was clear from the first ride the stock screen was too small, not going to cut it for me.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/photo3_zpsd6f4ca45.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,719,070
Posted By slowinfastout
Many Thanks to the KTM 690 Owners here

Just a quick shout out to say:

THANK YOU

To all on the forum, your advice has been invaluable! I finally have my 2013 KTM 690 Enduro R purrin' like a kitten after the tips here on ADV Rider...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By slowinfastout
If that were a car, it would be the throwout...

If that were a car, it would be the throwout bearing for the clutch....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By slowinfastout
I'm not a Vario fan - had them on my 2006 GS...

I'm not a Vario fan - had them on my 2006 GS before I went to Touratech Zegas. Some guys love 'em, I'm not one of them. They stay dry, but they have a lot of ABS plastic in the build and WILL crack...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By slowinfastout
Piece of black electrical tape over the warning...

Piece of black electrical tape over the warning lamp. Works wonders.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By slowinfastout
They will always stay on for 40 seconds after...

They will always stay on for 40 seconds after shutoff (as will your GPS) as the Can Bus system will stay "ON" for that long after key shut off.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,719,070
Posted By slowinfastout
I will go through all that, thanks for the tips. ...

I will go through all that, thanks for the tips. I just downloaded the current maps in the bike and based on the numbers of the hex maps, its for a 2012 SMC with EVO 2 kit for both the ECU and FI...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 2,719,070
Posted By slowinfastout
Need a little help/advice 2013 TuneECU flash - maps?

2013 690 Enduro R with stalling issues (typical) where it can't take the gas off idle well or any low rpm running. Prior owner gave up on it and sold it ... to me! So its now my problem. Only 780...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By slowinfastout
Most likely its not how its wired, its that you...

Most likely its not how its wired, its that you have a broken connection somewhere or a loose one. Electrics are either on or off, the only time they really go intermittent if when there is a loose...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By slowinfastout
Yes, you have Touratech Zegas Panniers and the...

Yes, you have Touratech Zegas Panniers and the top case it a branded SW Motec, should be as easy as getting new mounting brackets and doing the swap.

However, you may find the existing cases and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By slowinfastout
I'll give you another option as well, the Varios...

I'll give you another option as well, the Varios are light duty cases and have a lot of plastic that can and does, break. If you want to go heavy duty, get a Touratech Rapid Trap 25L case setup. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,048
Posted By slowinfastout
Its open now with Triumph, and BMW's are expected...

Its open now with Triumph, and BMW's are expected to arrive shortly.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By slowinfastout
"Take Me To Your Leader"......

"Take Me To Your Leader"......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,751
Posted By slowinfastout
I just decided to put the blue panels on my bike...

I just decided to put the blue panels on my bike and take the red ones off after seeing that....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By slowinfastout
I have the SW Moto units on my bike and they work...

I have the SW Moto units on my bike and they work perfectly to bring the bars up and back a bit. No cable binding, no drama.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By slowinfastout
Agreed, for small bits a high quality torque...

Agreed, for small bits a high quality torque wrench is needed. Cheapies are OK on big fasteners, you can afford to be off a bit on a 100 ft lb nut. But when it calls for 10 nm, you better have 10,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By slowinfastout
You should be able to get switched power on the...

You should be able to get switched power on the front parking lamp.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,516
Posted By slowinfastout
This is sage advice. I do this with all my...

This is sage advice. I do this with all my bikes. Recently sold my K1600GTL with Full Remus Carbon System on it. Paid $ 2,200 for it, then sold it for $ 1,800 when done. Cost of ownership of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
Posted By slowinfastout
I think one of the main problems in doing your...

I think one of the main problems in doing your own valves is stripping out the valve cover screws from over-tightening them. It happens a lot...as there is a tendency to want to give them one more...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,054
Posted By slowinfastout
I tend to buy Sargents for my GS, they seem to...

I tend to buy Sargents for my GS, they seem to work well for me and are all-day comfortable without the annoying 'wings' that get in my way on a Russell Day Long. YMMV

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