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Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By troyslegacy
Thanks. I only get on this forum about 2x a year...

Thanks. I only get on this forum about 2x a year these days. Didn't see this.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By troyslegacy
How much is my GS worth?

Hi all,

I'm going back to school and I'll have some bills to pay. So, I am reluctantly thinking of selling my GS. I haven't ridden often recently, which is another reason I may sell. My bike is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
I ended up mounting it to the floor of the truck....

I ended up mounting it to the floor of the truck. I bought 3/8 x5 eye bolts and mounted two bolts and washers to each bolt. I have a washer and bolt on the bottom and a washer and bolt on the top. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
I have the hardware to drill into the truck...

I have the hardware to drill into the truck floor. I'll probably just end up doing that. I was concerned that the plywood would bow up when I tightened the straps down, eventually crack, and then I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
You caught me, I'm actually running a mobile meth...

You caught me, I'm actually running a mobile meth lab and using the bike for deliveries. Haha. I went with a 3/4 inch piece of plywood, two eye bolts in the front, two in the back, and built a wheel...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
That's a great idea! I really didn't want to...

That's a great idea! I really didn't want to screw around with drilling into the truck or anything. The plywood will come in useful after the move Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
Looks like an option. I'm picking the truck up...

Looks like an option. I'm picking the truck up Thursday and leaving Friday so I have a few days to figure something out.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
I've seen that tie-down procedure before,...

I've seen that tie-down procedure before, followed the directions, and trailered it cross country. However, this time I don't have a trailer with tie down points, but a Box truck with no tie downs...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,019
Posted By troyslegacy
Shipping my GS in a Penske

I am moving a few states away in a couple of days and I am looking for a good way to ship my GS in a 26" Penske. I have checked a few websites out. I have heard everything from drilling into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,469
Posted By troyslegacy
I've had zero issues since they sent the...

I've had zero issues since they sent the replacement. It's been great!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By troyslegacy
What you are asking is the same for every type if...

What you are asking is the same for every type if engine in a vehicle that moves. ATV, motorcycle, car, jet-ski, tractor, etc...they all perform the same on short trips. Just ride it like you stole...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By troyslegacy
Thanks for the info. I'll just start hitting the...

Thanks for the info. I'll just start hitting the projects one at a time. Do I need the spring kit in addition to the kibble white intake valve kit? I need to find someone who deals with SuMo in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By troyslegacy
I have a budget of about $1k. Where is the best...

I have a budget of about $1k. Where is the best place to get the engine work and valves done? Or is that even in my 1k budget? I could go higher, but I really don't want to. I feel confident that I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,774
Posted By troyslegacy
CRF 450X stock to Supermoto questions

Hey all,

I'm a complete noob when it comes to the supermotard world. I have a 2006 CRF 450X that I am going to convert over to a street bike. I'm kind of lost when it comes to getting the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By troyslegacy
They are loud as shit. Especially when I wear my...

They are loud as shit. Especially when I wear my dirt bike helmet. Not annoyingly so, but definitely the loudest tire I have ever ridden with. Straight-line is okay corners whinnnnnnne! I'm 180lbs...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,832
Posted By troyslegacy
Fuck Touratech. I bought crash bars. Done... ...

Fuck Touratech. I bought crash bars. Done...

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,421
Posted By troyslegacy
Go Shorai

I upgraded to a 18AH Shorai from a 14AH. It's awesome, even on 8 degree CO mornings. Just today I accessed my storage unit where my CRF450X has been sitting untouched since last May. I pulled it out,...
Forum: Vendors 02-29-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,431
Posted By troyslegacy
Ghazi, thanks for the call today regarding my...

Ghazi, thanks for the call today regarding my jacket. I'll take your recommendation and go with a custom size! Can't wait! :D
Forum: Vendors 02-29-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,431
Posted By troyslegacy
Teiz Navigator Review

http://youtu.be/NX-Vkwlc5_0

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,212
Posted By troyslegacy
I went with a Shorai. You can definitely feel the...

I went with a Shorai. You can definitely feel the weight difference. They weigh about two pounds compared to 12 or so for the odyssey. The new 21a/h batteries are awesome and work well in cold...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,524
Posted By troyslegacy
There is one in long beach BMW. Saw it today. ...

There is one in long beach BMW. Saw it today.

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By troyslegacy
I just called them and left a message to see if I...

I just called them and left a message to see if I can get the part back. I'd like to keep it as a spare even if it doesn't work. I'm sure I can tinker around with it and fix it up.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By troyslegacy
Jim, The bike wasn't dropped but I did...

Jim,

The bike wasn't dropped but I did give it a very thorough washing when I got down here (first time in a year). I am hoping I didn't spend $340 for something WD40 could have fixed. They did...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By troyslegacy
He said that there was actually something the...

He said that there was actually something the cracked inside the switch...WD40 would have been the ideal fix. I ended up shelling out. I don't know the area or anyone who could come and get me if I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,566
Posted By troyslegacy
I just brought my bike down to LA from Tacoma, WA...

I just brought my bike down to LA from Tacoma, WA with the above mentioned HF wheel chock. It works well and doesn't compress the suspension at all. I used two straps on the front around the lower...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By troyslegacy
Broken combination switch $342...ouch

I am making my way cross country with a 10 day stop over in LA. I am towing my GS on a trailer with everything else that will sustain me for the next six months. Yesterday, on the way to Malibu I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By troyslegacy
Anyone have a rear seat for a GS I can borrow for a few days?

I have a strange request here. I am currently moving cross country with a 10 day stopover in LA. The moving company packed up my rear seat for my GS. My girlfriend is coming into town on Sunday and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,767
Posted By troyslegacy
I've had fastways for years. They are also an...

I've had fastways for years. They are also an inch or two lower which makes for more comfortable riding and standing if you're tall.

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Forum: Vendors 01-25-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,431
Posted By troyslegacy
I bit the bullet and ordered the new Navigator...

I bit the bullet and ordered the new Navigator suit in custom colors (Light grey shell, black and red trim). I'll post pictures when it arrives in 6-8 weeks. I have the Lombard V2 and my major...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 17,955
Posted By troyslegacy
I just bought an Aluma brand trailer for $1450....

I just bought an Aluma brand trailer for $1450. I'll be hauling my GS across the country next week. I drive a ram 1500 and would never want to put my GS in the back, it's just too much of a pain in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,794
Posted By troyslegacy
Jim, I think there must be two different...

Jim,

I think there must be two different spark plug tools for the 1150 from BMW. I purchased the one that is a combo front axle removal tool and a spark plug tool. It sure as hell won't fit...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By troyslegacy
Genius moment. Flush $$$ down the crapper.

So today I'm doing my 12K service on my 08 GS. I am moving from WA state to NC in less than two weeks and I want my bike to be in pristine working order for the amazing roads of Western NC.

My...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,111
Posted By troyslegacy
I dealt with the 14AH for months in cold weather...

I dealt with the 14AH for months in cold weather and didn't have any ABS issues. It would take 7-8 tries to get it to crank but the ABS always functioned normally from what I could tell. The starter...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,111
Posted By troyslegacy
I have been riding for the last 30 days with the...

I have been riding for the last 30 days with the 18AH battery. Shorai was great and sent me a new one before I had even returned the old one. I am in the military and I travel for pretty good bits of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,041
Posted By troyslegacy
Runs me about $100 a year in Washington State....

Runs me about $100 a year in Washington State. Most of the charge is for the regional transit authority.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,172
Posted By troyslegacy
I'm 28. I've been riding the GS for three years....

I'm 28. I've been riding the GS for three years. Most of the GS guys I ride with are twice my age.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,111
Posted By troyslegacy
I have an RMA on the way from Shorai. I will be...

I have an RMA on the way from Shorai. I will be sending the 14amp back and they will be replacing it with an 18amp. Weight does matter to me. I ride without panniers 95% of the time. A simple cargo...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,111
Posted By troyslegacy
I contacted Shorai today with the given number...

I contacted Shorai today with the given number and they are upgrading me for free to the new "standard" recommendation. They responded almost immediately after I put in a warranty claim and are...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,111
Posted By troyslegacy
Does this one fit? These things are heavyyyyyy! ...

Does this one fit? These things are heavyyyyyy!

http://www.batterymart.com/p-odyssey-pc680-battery.html
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,111
Posted By troyslegacy
The GS cuts the starter when the battery doesn't...

The GS cuts the starter when the battery doesn't have enough power. Holding it results in nothing, not even a click or slow whine. The battery progressively builds up more power and then it...
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