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Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By DLvid
Hi all. Wow, it's been a while but the problem...

Hi all. Wow, it's been a while but the problem has been found. There is a diode related to the Motronic and most of the relays that was failing. My hat is off to Mike at Moto Marin for having the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By DLvid
Thanks, guys. I will perform the checks...

Thanks, guys. I will perform the checks mentioned and get back to you.

The first thing I did was to replace the fuel pump. Nothing like spending $500 to cover a $15 dollar relay...

This...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By DLvid
One bad relay I'm ok with. I put the horn relay...

One bad relay I'm ok with. I put the horn relay into the fuel pump position and after a few rides it failed too...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By DLvid
No, nothing attached to the circuit. I tested...

No, nothing attached to the circuit.
I tested the 'failed' relays and they still 'work'. Putting 12v to them causes them to close as normal but they will not allow the fuel pump to prime. VERY...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By DLvid
Fuel pump relay failures

Hi all, I've read many posts that relate to failed fuel pump relays and my story is very similar. My question is what is causing the relay to fail? Specifically the relay is damaged (not visibly)...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,739
Posted By DLvid
Sorry, measured where the fuse would be. I...

Sorry, measured where the fuse would be. I pulled the fuse and measured the two terminals.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,739
Posted By DLvid
Mine too...

The timing on your post is quite a coincidence... I just got back on board and got an '02 ADV to replace the one I sold 5 years ago. Never sell your GS, you'll regret it every day. But enough...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2005, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 883
Posted By DLvid
Video Folks

Greetings from the west coast of North America. Anyone in New Zealand work in the film/video indusrty specifically in production? Apologies for being a bit off topic.
Regards,
David
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2004, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By DLvid
Power use will definately be an issue. The...

Power use will definately be an issue. The Autocom will draw about 30mw of power even when not in use. I strongly reccomend that you make the power to the Autocom either switched with bike power or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,268
Posted By DLvid
A Corbin saddle is a little over an inch lower...

A Corbin saddle is a little over an inch lower than the low factory saddle.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,942
Posted By DLvid
I'm on my second Corbin. Very happy with both. ...

I'm on my second Corbin. Very happy with both. The wife has her own ride now so I'm back on the stock saddle on my Adventure and am selling my heated Corbin. Let me know if you're interested.
Forum: Regional forums 01-25-2004, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By DLvid
Right on RDubb. All great roads. No non-private...

Right on RDubb. All great roads. No non-private roads off Fish Rock, though. The same for Elkhorn Road. Low Gap Rd is fun. Just a pair of bolt cutters and the world would be ours...
Forum: Regional forums 01-23-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By DLvid
Kurt, I live in San Rafael also. I've tried all...

Kurt, I live in San Rafael also. I've tried all over west Marin, Sonoma etc with no luck. The advice on Mendocino is right on. We did the SheetIron rallye last year from Stonyford to Fort Bragg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2003, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,194
Posted By DLvid
You're welcome for really great info sent with...

You're welcome for really great info sent with good intentions and no acknowledgement. Perhaps if you knew something about electronics this would work out well and you'd appreciate free help for...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2003, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,194
Posted By DLvid
Thumb Anderson powerpoles

Since Todd (Velcro) hasn't jumped in yet I'll mention what will come to be your best friends. Go to www.stevenengineering.com (http://www.stevenengineering.com) and look for anderson power poles. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2003, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By DLvid
Paperwork?

Awesome trip report! Would you mind detailing the paperwork needed to cross the border. I've heard conflicting stories about carnets, forms, banks, insurance etc. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Regional forums 11-19-2003, 11:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,723
Posted By DLvid
I ride a black and yellow Adventure with a top...

I ride a black and yellow Adventure with a top trunk and have passed through the city a few times lately. No lettering on the tank. Coulda been me. I ride Pablo Traverso's bike. Had it for almost...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2003, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By DLvid
The new hard part does in fact route and restrain...

The new hard part does in fact route and restrain the brake line so that it does not get crushed. Installation was a snap. It also now comes in a matte silver that matches the telever. I put one...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2003, 08:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,388
Posted By DLvid
Yep, they do keep the package warm.

Yep, they do keep the package warm.
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2003, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By DLvid
Thumb Go Ricky. Like lonestar said, we're all tired of...

Go Ricky. Like lonestar said, we're all tired of having to stop, reset, start again. And you don't always get it the first time, meaning a second stop is sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2003, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,949
Posted By DLvid
No but it looks interesting. I just want to...

No but it looks interesting. I just want to build and use a simple/easy/cheap throttle body syncing tool. Tell me about this one. It looks very simple...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2003, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,949
Posted By DLvid
Thumb Thanks much. This board rocks! pavement is for...

Thanks much. This board rocks!
pavement is for those who don't ride gs'
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2003, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,949
Posted By DLvid
Thumb Thanks much. I kept searching under throttle...

Thanks much. I kept searching under throttle body sync, not carb sync... Any changes in design?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2003, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,949
Posted By DLvid
Question Penny techTB sync tool

A while back, I saw a home made TB sync setup using pvc and flexible tubes filled with colored water. Search the archives as I may, I can't find it now. Can someone point me to the thread.
TIA...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2003, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By DLvid
like this...

like this...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2003, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By DLvid
Well at least you'll get to fix yours in the...

Well at least you'll get to fix yours in the garage without your riding buddy (Velcro) pointing a camera at you 'cause you just did something unbelievably stupid to your beautiful bike. In my case,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2003, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By DLvid
Good eye but no cigar. That's a garage door...

Good eye but no cigar. That's a garage door opener electronic package. I put the button next to the RID. It's a lot easier than fumbling in the pocket for the opener... The relays I put under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2003, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By DLvid
Regarding that flippy lever thing. I had the...

Regarding that flippy lever thing. I had the unfortunate occasion to smack a tree and break a couple of plastic bits ($$). JB weld, super glue and a well prepared tool kit saved the ride. That...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2003, 11:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,514
Posted By DLvid
Ron, it's Dave. After seeing those photos I'm...

Ron, it's Dave. After seeing those photos I'm glad I turned around with tail firmly set between the legs. You are certainly the man.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2003, 11:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,799
Posted By DLvid
Interested as well. I'm using an Autocom and...

Interested as well. I'm using an Autocom and need to amplify its output. I guess it's just a matter of an adaptor cable for the rider and passenger headsets... Outstanding job of taking the...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2003, 12:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,817
Posted By DLvid
One of my factory 'crimp' connectors below the...

One of my factory 'crimp' connectors below the disconnect on an 02 ADV recently started leaking. My dealer said they see that sometimes. I replaced it with a squeeze style hose clamp, not the worm...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2003, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,004
Posted By DLvid
I used a hair dryer and my thumb nail. The...

I used a hair dryer and my thumb nail. The credit card sounds like a good addition. My thumb was sore for two days. Otherwise a pretty easy job.
Here's a photo of the finished product.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2003, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By DLvid
Hey man thanks for the feedback. We've decided...

Hey man thanks for the feedback. We've decided to go Corbin with the passenger backrest. This is because we had great comfort with the Corbin on the VStar and Martine's comfort is a high priority. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2003, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By DLvid
Question Top box or back rest for missus?

Howdy all. The new (to me) '02 Adv is in the garage looking fabulous in fast black ( as I was promised it would). My question is: will an aftermarket saddle (Corbin) with a back rest for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2003, 10:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,894
Posted By DLvid
Very nice job. Does the circuit block you found...

Very nice job. Does the circuit block you found use the same style fuses as the rest of the bike? One set of spares is nice...
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