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Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 226,157
Posted By Ravenslair
There will be a line out the door, around the...

There will be a line out the door, around the corner and down the sidewalk when/if they hit the market again. Something similar to this:
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Ravenslair
I had the same issue on my 2004. They tracked...

I had the same issue on my 2004. They tracked rain grooves like no other, but not enough to swap them out. Needless to say though, I did not replace it with another K60.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,237
Posted By Ravenslair
+1. I have the Marc Parnes balancer. It takes...

+1. I have the Marc Parnes balancer. It takes less than five minutes to balance a tire so why not. If I am in that much of a hurry to change a tire, I have put it off for far too long.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 22,039
Posted By Ravenslair
I'm in. Had a Trail 70 growing up (wish I knew...

I'm in. Had a Trail 70 growing up (wish I knew where it ended up). Looking forward to reading the whole thread.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,138
Posted By Ravenslair
I would buy one of these...

I would buy one of these (http://www.amazon.com/plumbing-endoscope-wireless-waterproof-inspection/dp/B002ZLKTSU/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&qid=1405303580&sr=8-10&keywords=endoscope). Take the valve cover...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Ravenslair
I recently had to replace the o-rings (#6 and #8)...

I recently had to replace the o-rings (#6 and #8) on my 04 GSA. They harden over time and generally lead to a little leaking. Worth the few bucks. Swap #6 during your next valve adjustment.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ravenslair
I have been holding off, but think I am ready to...

I have been holding off, but think I am ready to pull the trigger. Nice spot for your ballast. Mine is under the beak, but yours is a much cleaner location.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,464
Posted By Ravenslair
I live a few miles from them and have used them...

I live a few miles from them and have used them for a few years. They are very friendly and helpful every time I go in. I never get the "we're too busy for you" attitude. Your experience is on par...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Ravenslair
I did a fair amount of work on getting something...

I did a fair amount of work on getting something to work, as did several others. There just in not much room to work with behind the oil cooler and anything you place back there will end up hindering...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,887
Posted By Ravenslair
Great RR and pictures

Great RR and pictures
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,048
Posted By Ravenslair
How unfortunate that we now are in a time when we...

How unfortunate that we now are in a time when we cannot discuss fueling options as there is a perceived bias toward one product or another. Or the work some have done to educate us is perceived as...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 435,966
Posted By Ravenslair
Glad to see you back. There are a lot of great...

Glad to see you back. There are a lot of great bikes out there but there is something unique about the boxer. Good looking bike BTW!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By Ravenslair
This is mine. I left the shroud on to protect the...

This is mine. I left the shroud on to protect the heel of my boot. You could cut it down even more or get a smaller diameter pipe and tack weld it right to the cat.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,404
Posted By Ravenslair
So very true. Many thanks to all who stand ready...

So very true. Many thanks to all who stand ready to do violence and those that already have.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By Ravenslair
+1 to what Mr. Canoehead said. My '04 GSA had the...

+1 to what Mr. Canoehead said. My '04 GSA had the old style tensioner so check yours just to be sure. I change my final drive fluid every other oil change and flush the brakes annually (I ride about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,919
Posted By Ravenslair
Wow, great job. That is going to make greasing...

Wow, great job. That is going to make greasing the u-joints easy. I wish it was that easy to get to the front u-joint on my 1150. I wish there was a way to pull the drive shaft without pulling the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By Ravenslair
Excellent piece of equipment

Excellent piece of equipment
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,920
Posted By Ravenslair
Even though it still has a lot of life, I do the...

Even though it still has a lot of life, I do the same. I figure for ~$25 for oil and filter (Bosch) a few times a year you cannot go wrong. I skip coffee one or two times a month and pay for my oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,920
Posted By Ravenslair
I run 15-50 as well. I had a sample tested at 6k...

I run 15-50 as well. I had a sample tested at 6k miles. It still had a ton of life in it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Ravenslair
I do. Landing with power at idle on a fixed wing...

I do. Landing with power at idle on a fixed wing is good enough for me. I have no desire to try autorotation. Maybe it is easier than it sounds.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Ravenslair
That ducking head was meant to indicate me...

That ducking head was meant to indicate me joking. Not sure if it came across that way. You and I have discussed oil offline and use the same stuff. The same stuff Hank uses on his bike. BTW, I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Ravenslair
You know def only uses that purple...

You know def only uses that purple stuff...............:hide
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,326
Posted By Ravenslair
+1 They have had spare parts for me in the past....

+1 They have had spare parts for me in the past. It may take them a little while to get them from overseas, but they have always come through.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,396
Views: 662,931
Posted By Ravenslair
I stand corrected. My main point was the bike was...

I stand corrected. My main point was the bike was a BMW and not and HD. I guess I always assumed Munich instead of Berlin. I appreciate the education.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,006
Posted By Ravenslair
Subscribed! I really like that 1200 luca9277

Subscribed! I really like that 1200 luca9277
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Ravenslair
I have an old set of PIAA's but am really liking...

I have an old set of PIAA's but am really liking this setup.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,396
Views: 662,931
Posted By Ravenslair
Is not the other one made in Bavaria as well?

Is not the other one made in Bavaria as well?
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By Ravenslair
Too quick on the keyboard and no proofreading on...

Too quick on the keyboard and no proofreading on my part :fpalm
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By Ravenslair
I really like this. Lost of additional...

I really like this. Lost of additional possibilities.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 875,638
Posted By Ravenslair
Nice looking splines! How long to pull apart,...

Nice looking splines! How long to pull apart, clean and button it back up?
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,371
Posted By Ravenslair
Looking forward to more

Looking forward to more
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,684
Posted By Ravenslair
Any update? It looks like Grok has finally logged...

Any update? It looks like Grok has finally logged back into the site but I am not holding my breath any harmonizers will be available soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,798
Posted By Ravenslair
I have heard the Euro switch will not work on the...

I have heard the Euro switch will not work on the US GS/GSA's. I have an 04 1150GSA I would like to put a Euro switch on but do not want to pay the money if it will not work. The only reason I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,586
Posted By Ravenslair
I am going to necropost since I have an idea. I...

I am going to necropost since I have an idea. I am hoping the knowledgeable folks can impart their wisdom. I was looking at GS Addict's homemade spline lube tool and was thinking...

What if you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,524
Posted By Ravenslair
Hmmm. You can get small titanium blocks on eBay...

Hmmm. You can get small titanium blocks on eBay for $20/lb. One of those attached to the center stand would throw a nice shower of sparks.
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,853
Posted By Ravenslair
As others have said, preparation is key. I used...

As others have said, preparation is key. I used the two-part epoxy at our last house. It held up fine for the two years we were there before we sold and moved. Our current house has the same two-part...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 435,966
Posted By Ravenslair
A video worth watching for sure!

A video worth watching for sure!
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,899
Posted By Ravenslair
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,706
Posted By Ravenslair
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,225
Posted By Ravenslair
Great RR and excellent photos!

Great RR and excellent photos!
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