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Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By obadiah
WC 1200 and Vern?

Anyone hear if Vern will be making mounts and or panniers to fit the new GS?

Sent an email but didn't hear back so thought I'd try here also.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By obadiah
For some of us, the bike is more like a canvas...

For some of us, the bike is more like a canvas than "ready to hang" art. :huh

You know, some people buy their trucks with factory lifts or tow packages. Some people do their own, that's all. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By obadiah
Mine is 50 door to day. I wear my stitch for...

Mine is 50 door to day. I wear my stitch for colder 8 months out of the year. Not expensive if you consider an almost daily use that is amortized over 5 to 10 yrs and pays for itself in your first...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 108,283
Posted By obadiah
Maybe they don't do the 20 off 150 anymore? I...

Maybe they don't do the 20 off 150 anymore? I got both that and a 5 off anything last time I ordered there...

Obadiah
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,115
Posted By obadiah
My mom told me a similar story when I was growing...

My mom told me a similar story when I was growing up, I was bummed when I heard otherwise... the foaming action is not killing germs/breaking down proteins. Its just catalase turning peroxide into...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 108,283
Posted By obadiah
Laugh Tires

Tires need ordered anyone have a code? Thanks!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,385
Posted By obadiah
I can't help but second this, probably the best...

I can't help but second this, probably the best mod I have done to my bike. Allows full pannier on that side, sounds money, and requires a 6'' square sheet of stainless steel screen to become "spark...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 92,963
Posted By obadiah
Doohickey tools

Hey you all,

Does anyone know where a guy can borrow the tools for a doohickey? Looking to do a 08 klr in the next two weeks, Sierra colleges spring break. Six pack of your choice for the rental...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 92,963
Posted By obadiah
yo!

Lincoln here... I know Big Jake McCandles lives here too and is own to ride as well... when work and school don't impact of course. :deal

Obadiah
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,271
Posted By obadiah
Removed it...

Removed it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By obadiah
Nice!

I was just thinking today about going to Cycle Gear and spend some holiday loot... after I get some new fuel lines from A&S. :huh

Gotta love this place... not bad weather this time of year in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By obadiah
Or...

Raid the pantry (when the wifey isn't looking--more fun that way :deal) and steal the jar of peanut butter. I prefer creamy, less chunks to clean off later. Liberally apply to rubber parts, let...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-03-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,075
Posted By obadiah
Wicked I have the TT Rider 2 and would strongly advise...

I have the TT Rider 2 and would strongly advise against the TT solution for anything but road riding on your motorbike. Lake of support, lack of good/updatable maps, and the req'd scala (or...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-02-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11,082
Views: 1,187,302
Posted By obadiah
Portait or Landscape

Hey guys, looking this over, looks like a great tool for both my on- and off- road adventures. My question is what mount orientation? I don't like the rams because they shake off and loosen up, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,839
Posted By obadiah
Same here. I use mine for two reasons: getting a...

Same here. I use mine for two reasons: getting a totally full tank of gas and turning bolts... so much easier on the vertical. :evil

Obadiah
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,304
Posted By obadiah
www.projectvnd.com (http://www.projectvnd.com) ...

www.projectvnd.com (http://www.projectvnd.com) :deal
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,565
Posted By obadiah
Anybody use this to charge an iPad? Does it have...

Anybody use this to charge an iPad? Does it have enough power?

Obie
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By obadiah
Just remove the can

Same deal when I got my panniers from Vern, I got the full size case. I went cheap, welded a spark arrestor on the stub of my cat. Super easy saved weight and no issues with heat on the pannier or...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By obadiah
PM me if you wanna ride sometime. Work odd hours...

PM me if you wanna ride sometime. Work odd hours but like meeting other riders and learning new trails. The regional section has lots of good info.

Obadiah
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,197
Posted By obadiah
Its the only thing I'll run in my TDI great...

Its the only thing I'll run in my TDI great price, great results. I stick with the dino in the GS though...

Obadiah
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 39,478
Posted By obadiah
Interesting... The transaction with Vern was the...

Interesting... The transaction with Vern was the best that I've had with any bike let alone any purchase. I literally watched my bags being made, boxed, shipped. There was nothing but excellent...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By obadiah
Also, pick a couple up from Beemerboneyard. I...

Also, pick a couple up from Beemerboneyard. I had one fail on me but couldn't wiggle it back in and luckily was able to catch a ride to the dealer. They were almost $3 a piece, you do the math....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 65,780
Posted By obadiah
I've got some serious tank envy. I would kill to...

I've got some serious tank envy. I would kill to have that for my ride to Prudhoe. Was that some guy's one-off? It looks very very well done. Have you gotten through a whole tank yet to find the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,483
Posted By obadiah
Hello everyone!

Hello guys, just wanted to say thank you for all the help. I'm a GS guy so I don't have much in the way of input other than where and when we're going. We're trying hard to keep the miles well...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,159
Posted By obadiah
After I got my boxes from Vern, any question of...

After I got my boxes from Vern, any question of the strength of the boxes or mounts was eliminated. There is a reason Vern offers no warranty whatsoever. :deal

Also, the hinged lid can't be lost,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,485
Posted By obadiah
Consider a BatteriesPlus purchase, I had a great...

Consider a BatteriesPlus purchase, I had a great experience with the battery just like RedWolf, and paid about twenty more. But the warranty is easier to fulfill... not that you will, but two years...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By obadiah
Thanks for all the help guys, I followed the vid!...

Thanks for all the help guys, I followed the vid! I am thinking that

But next time I'm gonna get at the inmate from Auburn and give him a little love to keep it in the family... :deal

Obadiah
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,097
Posted By obadiah
Should my back wheel creep on the sidestand with...

Should my back wheel creep on the sidestand with the engine in Neutral? I just noticed this a couple days ago and hadn't seen it before. You can stop it with your hand but there is just a slight...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 49,774
Posted By obadiah
I drilled a hole right through the TS housing...

I drilled a hole right through the TS housing beneath the lens, sealed with silicone gasket stuff and through the hole in the mount then to the fusebox. It was a DAMN tight fit :evil but got it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By obadiah
Fixed!

It was my 10 month old BMW Wet Cell battery. I bought an Odyssey 680 out of curiosity because I heard that even though they can pass a voltage test they sometimes don't have the power for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By obadiah
Verns'

Just got photos of mine from Vern, back from the anodizing shop. After handmaking them, he fits them on his bike to ensure they are perfect for fit. His boxes are art, and I can't speak highly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By obadiah
I've got an air compressor, so I might just try...

I've got an air compressor, so I might just try that. I figured some knowledge would be worth the cost of the case (and that there would be enough pity to share one) :freaky

Thanks guys, good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By obadiah
Tire Changer Rental for a Case of Beer

So, I need to change my tires. I also don't have the money to pony up for the changer and accessories. I would rather learn how to do them myself. Anyone in the Sacramento area mind showing me the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By obadiah
Hopefully we can get this figured out! I...

Hopefully we can get this figured out!

I called A&S and they said they didn't think that it was a fuel issue since it ran just fine after I got it started. That's kind of what I thought, but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By obadiah
So I called and the average is $35/injector for...

So I called and the average is $35/injector for an ultrasonic bath, backflush, and adjustment. Damn. We'll see what that does on Monday, I guess.

I'll keep you all posted, thanks for the help!...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By obadiah
You're correct! Starting issue. I'll correct...

You're correct! Starting issue. I'll correct it! I haven't heard about the injectors gumming up before. I'll pop them out and do a little spray test I guess.

Obadiah
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By obadiah
About a thousand miles ago. I purposely set it...

About a thousand miles ago. I purposely set it to idle high hoping that it was a fuel starvation issue. No changes, other than after finally getting started it idles around 1400 instead of 1050...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By obadiah
Help me with this starting issue!

Okay, so I've read and read and can't find similiar issues:

04 GS with ABS

In the last two months, I can only start the bike after cranking several times for up to five seconds each, with...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 39,478
Posted By obadiah
Vern's

So I found a girl who finally knows how to buy a Christmas present--I have a pair of Vern's on order! I got the 10"x85 version for my 1150, and I cannot wait to get them! They are black and silver...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By obadiah
Replace with an LED bulb so that when you do...

Replace with an LED bulb so that when you do leave it on it won't run down nearly as fast. You can pull it out, its just awkward. Took me two tries, have someone hold the flashlight for you or...
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