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Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,860
Posted By kjazz
I like the fuzzy license plate warmer....... :D

I like the fuzzy license plate warmer....... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,860
Posted By kjazz
One last thing regarding my experience with the...

One last thing regarding my experience with the WC... is it my imagination or does the new WC/GS have a bit less engine braking...? Something to do with the way the clutch is working or designed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,860
Posted By kjazz
Is there any logic that supports some problem...

Is there any logic that supports some problem involving coolant flow...? or a cylinder running hot for some other reason...? And it seemed intermittent. But was mostly hot. The "other" times may have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,860
Posted By kjazz
Recent WC R1200GS rental experience...

I rented a new GS from MotoQuest in Long Beach for about 5 days. Took it all over CA. Up the coast, caught all the good canyons etc. Then over to Yosemite and then down Kings Canyon, Sequoia National...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,844
Posted By kjazz
Thanks very much!!

Thanks very much!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,844
Posted By kjazz
Route Question:

I'm planning on taking a group from Hwy 1 up Plaskett Rd to S Coast Ridge Rd to Nacimiento-Ferguson and then down to Hwy 1.

I'm familiar with N-F road, but not the rest. Will Plaskett and S Coast...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22,225
Views: 2,706,316
Posted By kjazz
Sure sounds a lot like what happened to a buddy...

Sure sounds a lot like what happened to a buddy of mine recently. His ran like a champ then stuttered and stalled. kick, kick, kick, kick, kick, start........ then same. Fuel system, carb,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,920
Posted By kjazz
New GS has similar set up as Japanese and...

New GS has similar set up as Japanese and Triumph. I guess even the Germans have figured out that while the old style worked and eventually become "normal"...... the other set up was just better all...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22,225
Views: 2,706,316
Posted By kjazz
Side Panel Riv-nut size....

Can someone tell me what size Riv-nut I should purchase to replace the one in the sub frame which hold the right side panel on please??

I've got the tool to properly set another, cannot find...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By kjazz
Thanks! Good info. At least....at least....I'm...

Thanks! Good info. At least....at least....I'm not the only dummy out there dropping Varios around town...... sheesh!! I still feel like caca.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By kjazz
Lost Vario left side bag this morning...

I got off the bike at my office and turned to put bike up on the centerstand.....and.....holykrap....the side bag is gone!!!! Just frickin gone !!!! WTF!!!!!

I got back on and re-traced my way...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,715
Posted By kjazz
Thanks for posting. I too, have this issue and my...

Thanks for posting. I too, have this issue and my first few nights on a CPAP had me feeling 20 years younger!
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By kjazz
Most of my riding relative to the original...

Most of my riding relative to the original question is typical street riding, around town, back and forth to work etc. I have specific gear for my dirt/dual purpose riding.

Maybe I have too damn...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By kjazz
Interchangable Armor vest/jacket....

I've got jackets with shoulder and elbow armor but no back or chest protection, I've got jackets with back protection but crummy shoulder and elbow armor.....etc.

I think it would be cool to have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By kjazz
When the end comes....I hope I'm sitting in a...

When the end comes....I hope I'm sitting in a room full of comedians.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By kjazz
...freakin funal drives ANYWAY!!!! When are they...

...freakin funal drives ANYWAY!!!! When are they gonna get those re-programmed for Y2K compatibility....?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By kjazz
I just happened to be finishing off a tasty...

I just happened to be finishing off a tasty banana while installing the tank ring and used the the last couple of bites of the banana by stuffing it into the tank. This kept the screws from...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,595
Posted By kjazz
Can I please have this bike when you get tired of...

Can I please have this bike when you get tired of it.......?

Stunning!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By kjazz
This website is a well-spring of information and...

This website is a well-spring of information and is full of helpful individuals who, like me, apparently sit around all day thinking up stuff that has no use whatsoever outside of giving others a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By kjazz
is that a by-product of blinker fluid...

is that a by-product of blinker fluid production.....?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By kjazz
Heavy Tach needle......

I've ridden these wonderful GS's quite a bit as rentals in the great state of California. Recently, after convincing many of my friends here in Tejas to buy one, I caved in and bought a beautiful...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By kjazz
blue/green, blue/green, blue/green......now if I...

blue/green, blue/green, blue/green......now if I wasn't so DAMN color blind.......:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By kjazz
I just installed the Bags Connection on my '11...

I just installed the Bags Connection on my '11 the other day. Went very easily. Just......uhh dont drop those screws down the gas tank!!!! That might cause you to throw tools in the garage. Never a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By kjazz
THanks guys, The Blue GReen gets the nod.

THanks guys, The Blue GReen gets the nod.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By kjazz
Power supply near tool tray.....2011 GS

I'm in need of a convenient place to tap into a "switched" power source to drive the switched side of a Fuzblock.

I'm told to go to the Diagnostic Plug which is situated under the seat behind the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By kjazz
Looks like a hinge part I saw the other day while...

Looks like a hinge part I saw the other day while installing an electric Bags Connection tankbag ring.....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,163
Posted By kjazz
Thunder, do I need to get a BMW Shop manual to...

Thunder, do I need to get a BMW Shop manual to find the "diagnostic connector wire " ???

My bike is a 2011 R12GS. I've got everything set up and I'm awaiting the Fuzeblock (which has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,163
Posted By kjazz
Thanks to everyone. It appears a very clean...

Thanks to everyone.

It appears a very clean approach would be to use the FZ-1 Fuzeblock. Wire that +/- to the battery and to a switched power lead (any suggestions for that?).

Then just wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,163
Posted By kjazz
I just bought an electrified CityBag and will...

I just bought an electrified CityBag and will install it soon on my '11 R1200GS. Twisted Throttle told me I would need to remember to unlatch the bag and lift it up when shutting the bike down in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By kjazz
Would this item not help in stabilizing the...

Would this item not help in stabilizing the Vario's?I'm sure they wouldn't increase capacity (by too much). But at least limit the travel (rotational) suggested above.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,452
Posted By kjazz
Moto Tote is another option. they are extremely...

Moto Tote is another option. they are extremely heavy (the version designed to carry up to 600lbs). And well built. The only comment would be to order an extra extension arm (tie-down point) to put...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 78,268
Posted By kjazz
Lidsafe!!! Cool, I was about to suggest looking...

Lidsafe!!! Cool, I was about to suggest looking at that company for an answer. I didn't realize they'd addressed it yet!! Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By kjazz
yup, kinda figured that was the case. But hoping...

yup, kinda figured that was the case. But hoping maybe somebody's home town vendor bought too many pairs and wants to get rid of some quietly for a few dollars less.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 979
Posted By kjazz
Where to buy (a good price) Sidi Crossfire TAs

Anybody know someone who sells the TA version of the Crossfire from Sidi for less than $450?? I've been looking and it doesn't appear to be a discounted item anywhere. Maybe someone knows a shop that...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 78,268
Posted By kjazz
I want one of those, but you've brought up some...

I want one of those, but you've brought up some interesting issues. It's so dang nice that you are REALLY worried about losing or damaging (scratching) it. I dont blame you, I'd be that way too, but...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,361
Posted By kjazz
I've got an XL in this jacket (my normal size)...

I've got an XL in this jacket (my normal size) and I wear it over an Acerbis Koerta sometimes. If I take out the pads in the jacket. So I guess sizing is very subjective. IOW, mine did not run small....
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By kjazz
It could be.....that the Schuberth target market...

It could be.....that the Schuberth target market is in denial about the size of their gargantuan melons (heads).
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 353,250
Posted By kjazz
It just goes to show you in living color, how we...

It just goes to show you in living color, how we all can get a little locked into our own view of the world. Even in this very narrow area of riding motorcycles....adventure style!!
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,005
Posted By kjazz
If they (SIDI) warranty you, you might consider...

If they (SIDI) warranty you, you might consider converting to the TA version unless you really wanted or needed the SRS sole system. I may be wrong here, but the TA sole just looks like a better...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,503
Posted By kjazz
how come no pin lock on the visor...uhh,...

how come no pin lock on the visor...uhh, shield....uhh... on the clear part!?
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