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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:24 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,154
Posted By gr8ridn
I have a set of metric feelers, but the Hornig...

I have a set of metric feelers, but the Hornig set has much better sizes and the tapered shape would be helpful with the water boxers design. I will be following this thread. Hopefully a domestic...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By gr8ridn
If the throttle body chatters at idle that...

If the throttle body chatters at idle that usually means the throttle cable is too tight thus not allowing it to fully rest on the throttle stop screw, you know, the one that is factory set and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,154
Posted By gr8ridn
Translations are sometimes a bit confusing. The...

Translations are sometimes a bit confusing. The three clicks is to insure the torque release has applied the proper tension. Three clicks is just insurance and seems to be correct. Four clicks won't...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,154
Posted By gr8ridn
That reluctor alignment to the sensor on the left...

That reluctor alignment to the sensor on the left side is supposed to align with the bottom of the groove on the sensor. It's purpose is to indicate what cylinder is TDC combustion stroke. This is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By gr8ridn
Don't overlook what BMW calls the throttle stub...

Don't overlook what BMW calls the throttle stub pipe. This is the rubber tube between the cylinder head and the throttle body. These typically crack and develop leaks with age. This means un-metered...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By gr8ridn
If the red ring popped off as it did with my new...

If the red ring popped off as it did with my new 2013 GS it will not remain in place and will continue coming off releasing the other pieces. I did not lose the parts but they would not remain in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 688
Posted By gr8ridn
Your bike is looking for the Aux lights that are...

Your bike is looking for the Aux lights that are no longer there. The factory lights were LED so when you plugged in the Halogen lights the system shut them down due to higher than expected current...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,438
Posted By gr8ridn
PM'd for Discount

Request discount code.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,880
Posted By gr8ridn
Last July I put a set of PR4 Trails to the test...

Last July I put a set of PR4 Trails to the test on a 8600 mile ride from CA to the MOA rally in St Paul MN. This ride had no planned off road riding but proved to be a challenging tarmac ride due to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,880
Posted By gr8ridn
I agree with this assessment. The TKC70s weren't...

I agree with this assessment. The TKC70s weren't around when I wrote the quoted text. I am likely to try the TKC70 as a best compromise after the road ride I have planned for July. I will be using...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,078
Posted By gr8ridn
Where did you source that LED indicator? ...

Where did you source that LED indicator?

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,126
Posted By gr8ridn
Instructions state to remove the mud guard to...

Instructions state to remove the mud guard to prevent contact with box. Some say not necessary, but at full suspension travel the guard will hit the box and something will break. The suggestion that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 102,591
Posted By gr8ridn
6 FRU is 30 minutes of labor. Take the shop...

6 FRU is 30 minutes of labor. Take the shop hourly labor rate and you know what the labor charge should be. That would be what I would negotiate.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,938
Posted By gr8ridn
Not Roger, The Motronic 2.4 does have a...

Not Roger, The Motronic 2.4 does have a barometric pressure sensor built into the controller. It is easily read with a GS-911. All subsequent controllers also have this design.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By gr8ridn
This is what I used on my second bike. They are...

This is what I used on my second bike. They are reasonably priced at GPS city.It supplies power to the GPS and holds it securely.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By gr8ridn
At 24000 miles on my 13 GSW the valve clearance...

At 24000 miles on my 13 GSW the valve clearance was still within spec and essentially the same as measured at 12000 miles. Other wethead engines I have checked have similar wear, that is to say ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 1,294,454
Posted By gr8ridn
Thanks for the confirmation.

Thanks for the confirmation.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 10:08 AM
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Views: 1,294,454
Posted By gr8ridn
Any issues with cable or brake line length? This...

Any issues with cable or brake line length? This looks like a solid setup.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 390,290
Posted By gr8ridn
These appear to be the same as I have. Wunderlich...

These appear to be the same as I have. Wunderlich has the 3 piece set made by CSS in Germany.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1200GSALC/1601058.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By gr8ridn
The license lights are powered separately from...

The license lights are powered separately from the tail light. Could be a tailight connector or a splice for an add on power source. Possibly a bad tail light assembly. It's under warranty, get it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 275,225
Posted By gr8ridn
If you usually ride solo a pillion box works...

If you usually ride solo a pillion box works well. It is secure and stays with the bike if the Varios are removed. The box readily removes with the seat key if you have occasion to use the rear seat....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By gr8ridn
Thanks, the video is helpful for the GS spoke...

Thanks, the video is helpful for the GS spoke wheels. He starts in a different position than I have done. My changes are a challenge, so I will give this technique a try. I have the alternate clamps...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By gr8ridn
If you are looking to supply switched power to...

If you are looking to supply switched power to your lights the answer is yes. If you are looking to have control of the dimmer function the can opener likely won't provide that for non Clearwater...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By gr8ridn
If you are looking to supply switched power to...

If you are looking to supply switched power to your lights the answer is yes. If you are looking to have controll of the dimmer function the can opener likely won't provide that for non clearwater...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,706
Views: 382,393
Posted By gr8ridn
I have taken My Nav V from a 2013 GS to the...

I have taken My Nav V from a 2013 GS to the replacement 2014 GSA with no issues. The new bike works with the transferred GPS with no issues and as it did with the 2013 GS. The only issue was it asked...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,537
Posted By gr8ridn
Same, my Nav V left in the dock has not been a...

Same, my Nav V left in the dock has not been a problem in both the 13 GS and 14 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By gr8ridn
I saw that and was considering this until your...

I saw that and was considering this until your more elegant solution was found. I like using what I already have:D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By gr8ridn
Thanks for the detailed reply, The saw you...

Thanks for the detailed reply,

The saw you used makes sense now that I know the SS is soft and easily cut with a good quality blade. I also have a reciprocating saw so I might use it. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By gr8ridn
I agree the center web gives strength to the...

I agree the center web gives strength to the mount and is necessary to hold the front top box mounts aligned and centered. I would keep it as you show.

I also notice you removed the front support...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By gr8ridn
Excellent report. I have been trying to solve the...

Excellent report. I have been trying to solve the same problem for my 14 GSA. At first I simply bolted the TT GS mount onto the factory rack. Seems reasonably strong, but doesn't look professional...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By gr8ridn
Painted Cockpit Fairing

Attached is the picture of the painted cockpit fairing (deflector). A side benefit in addition to easier cleaning is the painted piece cuts headlight guard glare when in high beam mode at night.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By gr8ridn
I'll do that tomorrow:wink:

I'll do that tomorrow:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,964
Posted By gr8ridn
I just removed my deflector and painted the...

I just removed my deflector and painted the inside with matte black paint. Left to outer surface clear. Looks great and is chip resistant. Cost was a partial spray can of paint with a little painters...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,366
Posted By gr8ridn
I believe the Pilot Road 4 Trail is the only...

I believe the Pilot Road 4 Trail is the only model to have the 19" front tire size. This summer while riding to the MOA rally in St Paul I picked up a nail on the rear tire. I was riding on the PR4...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,154
Posted By gr8ridn
Hopefully you will not need that part of the...

Hopefully you will not need that part of the tool. It goes back to if you have the tool/part you won't need to use it:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,154
Posted By gr8ridn
Clutch basket replacement for one.

Clutch basket replacement for one.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By gr8ridn
Same thing I do with my Zega Pro panniers. I...

Same thing I do with my Zega Pro panniers. I prefer the smaller set but having the option of the large for extended rides is nice.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By gr8ridn
Got all of that, I will setup the new beast for...

Got all of that, I will setup the new beast for the tank bag. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,792
Posted By gr8ridn
I traded a 2013 GS for the GSA. Were any mods...

I traded a 2013 GS for the GSA. Were any mods needed to fit the small GS tank bag to the GSA? This is good news for me:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By gr8ridn
Clearwater in their literature says you can not...

Clearwater in their literature says you can not use the OEM wiring for their lights. They say this will not work and set a fault code on the bike. I just ordered a set of Darlas for my bike with the...
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