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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
I'm a real thread killer, huh?

I'm a real thread killer, huh?
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
To those with the electrosport/moose esg440...

I yanked the stator today to sort out my wiring. This stator has three legs + the ignition coils that use 16 of 17 posts (vs stock 12). That is

1 white runs across every third post for 5 posts...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
If all you need is the board pm me your address...

If all you need is the board pm me your address and I'll send you a pic of the one I yanked. If it suits you, it's yours for free. Mine is a bit different than some of the others I've seen as it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
...and about the brown, blue/white &...

...and about the brown, blue/white & white/green?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
Are you running a street legal kit? If so, how...

Are you running a street legal kit? If so, how are you turn signal and T.S. relay hooked up?

I came across that post you are referring to, it was Rallyemoto that was trying to wire this thing up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
Thanks for the help. How did you wire these...

Thanks for the help. How did you wire these things up, that schematic (high power) doesn't make any sense to me.

Based on that diagram it looks like the ESG440 has 4 power outputs:

1. Brown &...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 182,166
Posted By BostonGS
Reverse engineering PO's work

I picked up a low mileage, clean '01 XR650R and the started going through the dual sport kit. Turns out it's got the infamous Electrex Dakar kit. Wiring was clean, but the headlight unit a POS and...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,576
Posted By BostonGS
I've got a set, at those temps they aren't going...

I've got a set, at those temps they aren't going to help much (my experience is that heated grips are useless below 40F if your moving good).

If you don't heat your core your fighting a loosing...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By BostonGS
It may be that your compression damping is set to...

It may be that your compression damping is set to high, this will make the suspension feel stiff. To see if you have the right spring rate you need to check the sag. The shock probably came with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,182
Posted By BostonGS
Agreed, you don't need a video. For the...

Agreed, you don't need a video. For the Odysseys, there are a few installation threads on here, search for them (google "advrider odyssey battery installation")...some will show you how to trim the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,857
Posted By BostonGS
Uh, did everyone miss the obvious here? I'm...

Uh, did everyone miss the obvious here? I'm pretty sure it's the transmission that has to come out to change the air filter, not the gas tank.

Seriously...why are you removing the gas tank to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,400
Posted By BostonGS
+1 I use the side stand all the time with...

+1

I use the side stand all the time with the wheel off. Maybe it's easier because shops charge a minimum of $50 here in the Boston area.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By BostonGS
I had a dual shorai lithium battery setup on a...

I had a dual shorai lithium battery setup on a previous GSA (totaled when I was rear-ended). It was the one add-on I didn't remove before the insurance company came to pick up the bike. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,887
Posted By BostonGS
Brain fart. I was picturing the OP doing a valve...

Brain fart. I was picturing the OP doing a valve job when this occurred, but I can see how a loose nut could back off from engine vibration while riding and work it's way into the sump.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,400
Posted By BostonGS
If you're struggling, you might want to look up...

If you're struggling, you might want to look up how to use wire ties to pinch the tire together before slipping it on the rim (helps the tire lip in the rim channel), I mostly use Mitas E09 Dakar...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,887
Posted By BostonGS
I'm so baffled by this, I have to ask: How...

I'm so baffled by this, I have to ask:

How does the nut get to the sump from the end of the head? I'm not being sarcastic, I just can't imagine how it wouldn't fall to the ground unless you were...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,318
Posted By BostonGS
Scuff well and paint the underside with black...

Scuff well and paint the underside with black vinyl spray can. That said, my guess is it's your windscreen. I can turn my head 90 degrees on my GSA without any vibration/whistling whatsoever, but I...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,037
Posted By BostonGS
Conductive thread works fine on any glove, you...

Conductive thread works fine on any glove, you just need to figure out where to sew the contact patch on the fingertip. It requires that the thread touches your skin to ground it out.

What worked...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By BostonGS
Those roads look pretty well packed, so I think...

Those roads look pretty well packed, so I think full luggage would be fine. That said, the lighter the bike the better.

I would ditch the top box/pillion seat and replace it with a waterproof...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By BostonGS
bluetooth splitter

http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=108&cp_id=10823&cs_id=1082703&p_id=9722&seq=1&format=2

Works well, I have one.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,849
Posted By BostonGS
Well show me video proof that the HP2E is better...

Well show me video proof that the HP2E is better at dealing with the off-road banditos (or ninjas) one always encounters on adventures, like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTx7m43R3Aw
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,849
Posted By BostonGS
What a joke. A loaded up GSA could have easily...

What a joke. A loaded up GSA could have easily made that video. This is a different story:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3lxvacsmcM
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-08-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,805
Posted By BostonGS
Got the TETs doc, looking forward to the gpx. ...

Got the TETs doc, looking forward to the gpx.

Thanks
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-08-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,687
Posted By BostonGS
Got the PDF.

Got the PDF.
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,456
Posted By BostonGS
Have to agree with much of what's been said about...

Have to agree with much of what's been said about rides and maps/sites (with dowloadable gps files on magazines website, just don't piss us off with ridiculous fees, someone else will create that...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,308
Posted By BostonGS
Another option:

I used this one with a hard bottom when traveling two up on a GSA without a topcase:
...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By BostonGS
Good stove, it's a bit tricky to get a stable...

Good stove, it's a bit tricky to get a stable low/simmer flame...read up on that.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,579
Posted By BostonGS
Depends what you read. I think it is the best...

Depends what you read. I think it is the best 50/50 tire I've put on the GSA. I've got about 6k miles on my first tire and I'll guess I've got another 2k easy.

Still can't believe Mitas hasn't...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By BostonGS
As I suspected, though I think the older one has...

As I suspected, though I think the older one has better lines. I have the newer one, but it's seen better days. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By BostonGS
I have the Forma Adventures and a pair of the...

I have the Forma Adventures and a pair of the Terrain TX...the value of the latter sold me on the former. I wear a normal width shoe and neither of these are loose on me if that's any indicator.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By BostonGS
Identify this Shoei DS helmet

I ran across this randomly and it caught my attention. I have a Shoei Hornet and that's a few years old and it doesn't look like this...nor do the current ones at the shop.

The vents and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,579
Posted By BostonGS
This is what I run and swap out the E07 for an...

This is what I run and swap out the E07 for an E09 when needed...by far the best setup I have found for the GSA...I don't like the handling of the K60, particularly the 150/70 version.

I am...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By BostonGS
Primus Omnifuel

+1 on the previous post. Primus makes a great stove and it can run on gas, diesel or cartridges. Gas bottle doubles as emergency fuel...if you put gas in it.

I do everything I need on a 8"...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,289
Posted By BostonGS
Two wrongs don't make a right.

Two wrongs don't make a right.
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,004
Posted By BostonGS
It looks like the holes are cut into a solid...

It looks like the holes are cut into a solid woven cordura fabric. How does the fabric hold up to fraying over time, particularly if it is washed?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By BostonGS
I have the Hyperpro on my '09 GSA, but had the...

I have the Hyperpro on my '09 GSA, but had the pleasure of driving a 800gs with the ralle-moto kit. The RM is far superior and worth the price difference (though I bought my new Hyperpro kit here in...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 25,488
Posted By BostonGS
The two are definitely a different fit. Have you...

The two are definitely a different fit. Have you looked at the GMAX dualsport helmet? Seems to fall in this category.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,432
Posted By BostonGS
140's

I used a 140 Mitas e09 on my 1200gsa recently...best dirt tire for the GS/A in my opinion. I don't like the K60 (comparing it to the TKC 80).
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,166
Posted By BostonGS
Thanks for posting all those pictures. I think...

Thanks for posting all those pictures. I think it's ugly (and I'm not one to call the GS's ugly)...makes me wonder if that engine will fit in my '09 Adv.

Is it just me or does it look a lot more...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,307
Posted By BostonGS
I used to have mine dual-lock mounted on the...

I used to have mine dual-lock mounted on the windshield, then swapped windshield and threw it in the GSA pannier. It sees me every time. Worked fine thrown under my map in my tank bag as well.
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