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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Ron from BC
You don't have your location listed by your...

You don't have your location listed by your avatar so in watching the video I was trying to figure out where you might be....raining like here right now. Lots of farmland....then I saw the carriage!...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By Ron from BC
How many pennies or washers did you use? ....or...

How many pennies or washers did you use? ....or do you have a fancy spring puller.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,355
Posted By Ron from BC
...hrmm well in my earlier post in this thread I...

...hrmm well in my earlier post in this thread I said I was using the RKA product but if I were to do it again I would look at the Wolfman Explorer.

Well I did end up trying the Wolfman Rainier...
Forum: Canada 12-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Ron from BC
I've exchanged a few emails with CM about the...

I've exchanged a few emails with CM about the pricing and availability. As you noticed they don't carry Ohlins in their inventory and won't be ordering for 6-8 weeks which isn't a big deal for me. ...
Forum: Canada 12-13-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Ron from BC
Canadas Motorcycle - Ohlins

Looking for a new Ohlins front shock and CM has a good price with free shipping to boot but....will they have it set up by their Ohlins supplier? In fairness no, I haven't contacted them yet but I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ron from BC
Looks great! Looks like a Remus CF exhaust, TT...

Looks great! Looks like a Remus CF exhaust, TT hard part......what happened to the engine guards?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ron from BC
....he's got the Adventure model :evil

....he's got the Adventure model :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ron from BC
:huh....I'm partial to the '02 GSA, ABS II and...

:huh....I'm partial to the '02 GSA, ABS II and single spark. :wink:
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Ron from BC
....and on the apps, why didn't Garmin just give...

....and on the apps, why didn't Garmin just give the Nav V/590LM the T (traffic) feature included? My 760LMT has the Traffic information feature for free sans smart phone app. Stand alone is surely...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By Ron from BC
My home made manometer did a good job for...

My home made manometer did a good job for years...but not nearly as quick and accurate as the Harmonizer.

Like the OP mentioned, I would listen for a clicking sound from your TB's as that is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By Ron from BC
Is this bike the future V.2 Dog Transporter? ...

Is this bike the future V.2 Dog Transporter? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By Ron from BC
Greg, your GSA will have QD's now but not the SS...

Greg, your GSA will have QD's now but not the SS ones. I replaced my plastic OEM ones with the ones Jim and others have mentioned from BeemerBoneyard.

Make sure you spend the xtra few bucks and...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,928
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks GPSCity!

....deja vu

Over the past couple of years I've ordered 2 GPS units from GPSCity with nothing short of great deals and superior customer service.

It was a no brainer when I wanted to replace my...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,413
Posted By Ron from BC
Crap!

:baldy Somebody slap me up the side of my head! Sorry....

I went to get you a link and realized it's the Valley of the Gods not Bridge...lol.
...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,387
Posted By Ron from BC
Protege

Yes, it seems this fellow would make a good protege for Phil Funnel.

Phil is shown here at the Nakusp Rally in '09 outlining the importance of separating the warp plasma from the anti-matter...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,413
Posted By Ron from BC
Bridge of the Gods Trail

What's not to love about Utah..

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ysGj2kesx0k/T8lvwo6oCNI/AAAAAAAAFSQ/8_hrqglmD74/s640/P1010738.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Ron from BC
:lurk I just did mine this summer on my...

:lurk

I just did mine this summer on my 1150GSA so I'll wait until you determine if it was the fuel filter. I used my existing BB as after a clean it was just like new.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,767
Posted By Ron from BC
....also

I would echo some of Noizboy's suggestions.

I changed my fuel filter at 45K and 97K miles. You can tell when it's on the way out as when you're idling the fuel pump hum coming from inside the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 934,291
Posted By Ron from BC
Not Adventure Bars. If you look at the right...

Not Adventure Bars. If you look at the right photo you can see where it attaches to both bash plate mounts. It does the same on both sides. I do appreciate the input, but the only way the filter was...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By Ron from BC
Interesting, I bought my current BMW Enduro...

Interesting, I bought my current BMW Enduro helmet from DesignerHelmets.com out of England. Shipped to the left side of Canada was still several hundred cheaper than the local dealer price.

Did I...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,568
Posted By Ron from BC
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1PC-Aquarium-LCD-Digital-T...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1PC-Aquarium-LCD-Digital-Thermometer-Fish-Tank-Water-/370289036533?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5636f24cf5

I've been using this time for years, it's the same size as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 490,259
Posted By Ron from BC
Nice pic! .....and btw, your drive shaft looks...

Nice pic! .....and btw, your drive shaft looks fine from here....:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,565
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Posted By Ron from BC
I agree with Veriest1, if you have a standard GS...

I agree with Veriest1, if you have a standard GS then a pic of the engine guards would help. As for the ADV model, yes, it takes almost as long to remove the bash plate and loosen the left hand...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By Ron from BC
I get the same noise in curves from my tires near...

I get the same noise in curves from my tires near the end of their life more so on smooth newly paved roads. (Heidenau K60's)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Ron from BC
There are problems with lots of parts on lots of...

There are problems with lots of parts on lots of bikes. If you want to buy a spare part get a final drive bearing, O ring and seal as that seems to be the Achilles Heel on many of these models.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Ron from BC
The GS and GSA drive shafts are not the same. ...

The GS and GSA drive shafts are not the same. One advantage of the GSA shaft is that you don't have to concern yourself with phasing if you remove the final drive or do your pivot bearings.....the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 45,774
Posted By Ron from BC
Got it thanks...telecom call out to GSaddict ...

Got it thanks...telecom call out to GSaddict (Thanks Reto)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 45,774
Posted By Ron from BC
OEM Bearings Position?

Doing my install with OEM bearings now (bearings in freezer and heat gun for the housing at the ready)but.....as the inner race is conical I'm sure it matters so to confirm, the FAG writing on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 45,774
Posted By Ron from BC
Pivot Bearing Grease

Stopped in at the dealer today to pick up a new alternator belt and asked about the whitish grease on the inside of the OEM bearing bag I have at home. He went into the back and returned with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 45,774
Posted By Ron from BC
Yep, I have 3 and one that is low however my...

Yep, I have 3 and one that is low however my biggest only goes up to 85 ft/lbs but I can grab one from a friend locally.

It's the lube/grease issue for the oem bearings I'm wondering about....(for...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 45,774
Posted By Ron from BC
I'm going to install new OEM bearings next week...

I'm going to install new OEM bearings next week (wow I typed that effortlessly.....we'll see how the actual job goes :huh).

I bought the OEM bearings a couple of years ago in anticipation of...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,928
Posted By Ron from BC
...this price jump came up at a regional riding...

...this price jump came up at a regional riding group meeting this past weekend and, without exception, the members who were poised to purchase the 590 over the next few months have decided to look...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 490,259
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks I think I'm going to give the Krylon...

Thanks I think I'm going to give the Krylon Fusion a shot in a semi-gloss. The OEM silver is pretty much a semi or gloss and if I don't like it I can also spray it silver again. Painting a piece of...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,928
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks Jordan, in view of this I'll just put it...

Thanks Jordan, in view of this I'll just put it on the back burner. I ride all year however my next trip won't be until April/May so I'll monitor the prices over the next several months.
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,928
Posted By Ron from BC
$909.95??? What is with Garmin? I had planned...

$909.95??? What is with Garmin? I had planned on picking one of these up when they were 799 (pre discount) but it's now on the back burner or even looking at something else.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 934,291
Posted By Ron from BC
I put the same Odyssey in my '02 GSA in November...

I put the same Odyssey in my '02 GSA in November 2008 and it's still starting just fine. :thumb .....and that was 93.5K miles ago!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 490,259
Posted By Ron from BC
Hey Scott, I know your's is the 'faster' platinum...

Hey Scott, I know your's is the 'faster' platinum silver but....did your buddy use semi-gloss or gloss? I know it's a subjective issue but I'm just curious.

Thanks..

:ear

Ron
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 490,259
Posted By Ron from BC
Sent you a pm Daz

Sent you a pm Daz
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 490,259
Posted By Ron from BC
Grey/Silver Upper Trim Panel

Anyone painted their upper trim panel, cowling over the headlights etc, a different color?
Forum: Canada 10-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 53,242
Posted By Ron from BC
Is that the place on a side street east parallel...

Is that the place on a side street east parallel to the highway? If so, I did stop there too after coming across the old bridge....nice and earthy as I recall. sort of like something of the gulf...
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