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Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,217
Posted By rallen
Pin

It has been a long time since I installed mine, so I don't remember the size, but measure the dia and length needed and order from McMaster Carr.
Forum: Americas 10-01-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,480
Posted By rallen
Down Range

Well, we finished, sort of -

First, one of the guys had bike problems enroute to our starting point. He had to return back to California and get another bike. Me and my Texas partner started up...
Forum: Americas 08-26-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,480
Posted By rallen
We are taking the GDR up from Santa Fe on the...

We are taking the GDR up from Santa Fe on the 14th, probably hit Oak
Creek in 2-3 days. This Dutch oven is actually fairly small (3" deep by 10" round).
Forum: Americas 08-25-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,480
Posted By rallen
My Secret Weapon for the Forever West Trail- ...

My Secret Weapon for the Forever West Trail-

GSI 10" Aluminum Dutch Oven - This thing rocksssssssssssssssss!

Sidestands up on Sept 12th-...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By rallen
Turn signal switch replacement question

O.K. - Here goes-

I have about 8 days left on my warranty, but have to drive four hours round trip to get to a dealer.

I think my right turn signal switch is bad, and figured I could just...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,480
Posted By rallen
Anybody have an update on the fire area as far as...

Anybody have an update on the fire area as far as needing to re-route?
We are leaving from Santa Fe around Sept 13, and taking the GDR
up till we hit the loop. We plan on running clockwise, but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By rallen
Mine never started well with the original, so I...

Mine never started well with the original, so I put the full size Braille on it. It started a little
better, but that one went dead after about eight months.

I just installed the the Odyssey...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By rallen
Mine "bounces" down when hitting hard. I don't...

Mine "bounces" down when hitting hard. I don't worry about it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,704
Posted By rallen
I have $2400 worth of Hyperpro still in the box....

I have $2400 worth of Hyperpro still in the box. The wife hasn't allotted me any time off from the honey do list to get the things installed. I have noticed that after fondling the things, my sex...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By rallen
I mounted my BDCW skid plate this afternoon, and...

I mounted my BDCW skid plate this afternoon, and can say this set up is much more solid than my last plate.

It even looks good, in an industrial kind of way.

Thanks everybody for the input.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By rallen
Although they probably work fine for others, I am...

Although they probably work fine for others, I am not interested in any of the regular plates that mount
onto the engine with the four rubber mounts.

The BMW one was my other favorite, but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By rallen
Skid Plate Woes

I have been running the Wunderlich Extreme Skid plate on the fat girl for a little while. The thing
sounded good on paper, but after inspecting the plate following a "little" ride, I discovered...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,568
Posted By rallen
TKC Tires Hyperpro suspension Rally Moto...

TKC Tires
Hyperpro suspension
Rally Moto Steering Damper
Flexx Handlebars
Acrapovic Titanium Exhaust
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By rallen
Check out Kriega. They are modular and sell a...

Check out Kriega. They are modular and sell a tank bag adapter. Very good stuff-
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By rallen
I'll bite with a stupid question - Where is...

I'll bite with a stupid question -

Where is the "Single Bolt" located?

I have a skid puck that mounts in the pivot, and think I like the looks of this thing.
I just need to make sure the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By rallen
Thanks a bunch guys! After spending big bucks, I...

Thanks a bunch guys! After spending big bucks, I want to get the most out of these babies.

I plan on buying the Race Tech Suspension Bible to edumacate myself a little further-
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By rallen
Sag on the Front Shock - Guroos needed

I have a new set of Hyperpro 467/367 shocks coming.......

http://www.af1racing.com/store/ProdImages/st2/hp1467.jpg

I understand (a little) about setting the sag on the rear of the bike, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,288
Posted By rallen
O.K. - It has been a long time since I have had...

O.K. - It has been a long time since I have had the time to write a post.

I have ran the damper in a fair amount of sand washes, deep gravel, over rocks, ect...

The damper performs very well,...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,480
Posted By rallen
Hello, I was wondering how to get in touch with...

Hello, I was wondering how to get in touch with Tony Huegel. I did not know he sold the GPS routes.

Myself and a group of guys planned on doing the trip last year, but I had to cancel due to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By rallen
I installed riser spacers (30mm) from Twisted...

I installed riser spacers (30mm) from Twisted Throttle, and it allowed me to use the factory risers in the rearward position. The riser blocks were cheaper than most, and had no ill effect on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,228
Posted By rallen
Just to throw another in the pot, Race Tech has...

Just to throw another in the pot, Race Tech has shocks out for the fat girls, and come spring, I am going for it. Anybody out there using these yet? If so, what say yee-
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,223
Posted By rallen
Thanks for the info, it's a little farther, but...

Thanks for the info, it's a little farther, but worth it if they treat you right.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,223
Posted By rallen
I already have done the throttle reset trick....

I already have done the throttle reset trick. After starting it a couple of more times over a few days, sometimes it starts right up, and sometimes it doesn't. I am just going to run it until I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,223
Posted By rallen
I just put new Braille battery on it two weeks...

I just put new Braille battery on it two weeks ago. It winds over better than ever, I had to hold the throttle open a good bit for it to start, and then hold it to keep it running or it would die.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,223
Posted By rallen
Pissed!!!!!!

I took my 12 GS ADV up to a dealer in South Phoenix to finally have the brake line recall done yesterday, but also to have them look at the rear shock that was leaking over the winter.

They told...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,612
Posted By rallen
Bigdog, I did not have a shallow socket, so I...

Bigdog, I did not have a shallow socket,
so I just sanded the end off of a normal
one to get it to fit. Also, put the nut on
until snug with a wrench, then use the socket.
It was a snug fit, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,612
Posted By rallen
You can use a socket on the top of the stem...

You can use a socket on the top of the
stem bolt as well. One of the guys used
his riser as a stop while using a socket for
the top.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,612
Posted By rallen
Use a socket on the top. Use a shallow...

Use a socket on the top.

Use a shallow socket on the bottom, this allowed me to use
a 1/2" drive torque wrench even with ESA.

Remember, using an extension with a torque wrench will
change...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,372
Posted By rallen
I have the Camel Toe. If I remember correctly, ...

I have the Camel Toe. If I remember correctly,
it did not fit perfectly, but once I got it
on, it works GOOD. I have used it mucho
in the mud. Always get alot of looks to.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,612
Posted By rallen
It just pops out with a screw driver, but mine...

It just pops out with a screw driver, but mine came apart. It had some "glue" on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By rallen
I think I have seen companies that can straighten...

I think I have seen companies that can straighten fork tubes (not saying this one needs it) Has anyone ever had it done or know anything about it?

I found these guys:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,612
Posted By rallen
See this thread ...

See this thread

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=659658

One of the guys is using ROX, and I think it works. My OEM risers (09 GS ADV) only worked in the forward position. Ralle...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,612
Posted By rallen
Bigdog, you have to pull the top triple clamp,...

Bigdog, you have to pull the top triple clamp, press out the stem bolt/bearing, then put it back together. The damper mounts on a plate that goes under the risers.

It is not that hard:

I used...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By rallen
Dynabeads - Easy and work

Dynabeads - Easy and work
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By rallen
I just replaced both mirrors on my GSA with the...

I just replaced both mirrors on my GSA with the Double Take mirrors and they are awesome. Much lower profile, easy to adjust, and so far have had no issues with wind or vibration.

Just another...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By rallen
Figured I would update this thread: I have...

Figured I would update this thread:

I have the Wunderlich Extreme skid plate on a 2009 GS ADV.

The plate looks pretty good, but the mounting bracket is flimsy, as in if you put a jack under...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,288
Posted By rallen
It's on the bike and working, BUT :cry I am...

It's on the bike and working, BUT :cry

I am moving down to AZ next month, and have not been able to ride
because of having to get the house ready to sell, packing, ect-

Starting in June, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,288
Posted By rallen
Here is some good info that explains a few things...

Here is some good info that explains a few things like the high speed damper circuit and settings for different terrians. I don't think this was up when I bought mine.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,288
Posted By rallen
Vaughan contacted me and he said basically what...

Vaughan contacted me and he said basically what is becoming apparent:

The bearing needs to be seated properly and the bolt needs to be torqued properly.

I did not originally post my nut...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,000
Posted By rallen
The best piece of farkle I have ever added to...

The best piece of farkle I have ever added to mine was a Starbucks locater in my GPS-

Dirt tastes bad :1drink
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