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Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Makes a nice back rest. If you're not in the...

Makes a nice back rest. If you're not in the scrub you might be able to find an inmate with a tire changer who will help you for free?

http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff336/kit_wall/MOTGATT.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,235
Posted By Kit_McConnico
I'd do varios. More water-proof and I like the...

I'd do varios. More water-proof and I like the expandable option.

Price being equal or even paying more I'd opt for Jesses.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Kit_McConnico
I'd guess the RT feels faster because of all the...

I'd guess the RT feels faster because of all the wind protection.

Weight could be a factor, given the amount of crap you've got on either one. How much wind resistance is created by your beard....
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,623
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Yes. In the hot, after you take a drink,...

Yes.

In the hot, after you take a drink, blow back into the tube to clear it. This will prevent the water from getting hot.

I buy a 7lb bag of ice and fill it up at the gas station. If the ice...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,851
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Nice write up! I have the older Safaris and...

Nice write up!

I have the older Safaris and am glad to see that they went to the current latch mechanism. My smaller latch does not inspire confidence.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,779
Posted By Kit_McConnico
100 hp.

100 hp.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,175
Posted By Kit_McConnico
He's more of a Rev'it man I believe. :deal ...

He's more of a Rev'it man I believe. :deal


Dennis, I guess my question would be, since you're going to change once you get to the office anyway, why wouldn't you wear proper pants.

(Yes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Normal. Put in in neutral and rev the engine....

Normal. Put in in neutral and rev the engine. internals spin that direction.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
Posted By Kit_McConnico
+1 to the man who wants to see everyone's ass....

+1 to the man who wants to see everyone's ass. What type of ass plays into what type of seat you use. Personally, I have the bony, non-existent ass and picked up a Corbin 3 days ago. I like it, but...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Have you crashed them? After a hard lay down on...

Have you crashed them? After a hard lay down on hard packed dirt my HB bars bent just a bit. You can't see it, until you go to pull the left valve cover.
If that is the case, I'd say you're getting...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,701
Posted By Kit_McConnico
And that would be the last time this clown ever...

And that would be the last time this clown ever saw any of my bikes.

I'd also kindly suggest the service manager go fornicate himself.

Get the JVB video.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Can't see the pic. When I installed mine I...

Can't see the pic.

When I installed mine I just eyeballed it and it worked out fine. I also didn't use the relo piece provided by Jesse, but I have a Remus can which is smaller than the stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,085
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Actually, I was referring to this one when I said...

Actually, I was referring to this one when I said "inflammatory."



Everyone knows the GS is sexy. :rofl

Seriously though, you've made you're point. You don't like it. That's you're opinion...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,085
Posted By Kit_McConnico
You're entitled to your opinion dirtycalhoun,...

You're entitled to your opinion dirtycalhoun, respectfully noted.

If you don't like the GS or what SR1 said then go hang out in the '83 1100 jap bike whatever thread, don't get argumentative with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Kit_McConnico
I lost one of mine during a ride. Wind pulled the...

I lost one of mine during a ride. Wind pulled the front loose and turned it back, bending the aluminum side pannel and the bracket that holds it on. :bluduh

I picked up a plastic nut and bolt...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Not my bag. Also, I'm not riding across the...

Not my bag. Also, I'm not riding across the desert in July for anything.



Me too. Which was the whole point of my post. My question was why Sambuca seemed to have a problem with that, and...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,707
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Agree with JVB and even if they are a little old,...

Agree with JVB and even if they are a little old, they're knobbies. It's not like you're putting them on the track and as long as they don't explode next week I'd guess they're fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Maybe I was wrong about something? Isn't Kaoko...

Maybe I was wrong about something? Isn't Kaoko made in Africa? Isn't Advworkshop the only US supplier? Isn't the manufacturer inconsistent with getting the product to Andrew?
Just what exactly is...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,707
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Shouldn't there be a date on there? Read all...

Shouldn't there be a date on there? Read all those crazy numbers on the rubber.


*edit* Just went out and looked at the tourance and saw the "2808" which would indicate the 28th month of '08....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,748
Views: 1,630,513
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Trouble from the cops for 'off roading' in a...

Trouble from the cops for 'off roading' in a public park? That's a see-saw and swingset in the background.

The blacked out bike looks totally sick. I'm not crazy about the stickers but love the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Love the kaoko, great farkle. As for...

Love the kaoko, great farkle.


As for the wait - I'm guessing you ordered it from adventurers workshop as they're the only distributor AFAIK.
There's several things to keep in mind with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,763
Posted By Kit_McConnico
+1 moly 60. After 12k miles I took mine apart and...

+1 moly 60. After 12k miles I took mine apart and the lube was still there.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Ok you're right. Another 100 miles of commute...

Ok you're right. Another 100 miles of commute with more dirt and construction with nothing. Just wanted to ask the collective to make sure.

Everything is fine, nothing to see here.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Thanks! I cleaned yesterday and did 100 miles...

Thanks! I cleaned yesterday and did 100 miles today on my commute with no build up in the area, even with some rain and newly paved roads.

Another question I have is, is there a joint in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Can this leak?

So this looks like dirt accumulated in leaking oil. I don't know what fork oil smells like, having never smelled it. This smells like a light oil, but maybe it's just dirt build up from the cracked...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Left gets warm in Summer. Not uncomfortable, but...

Left gets warm in Summer. Not uncomfortable, but noticeable. I don't have a cat, I'm running a full Remus system.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Looking forward to this one. Good luck and if you...

Looking forward to this one. Good luck and if you are able to rebuild your FD with only the $133 tool plus a few parts you're getting off cheap and gaining valuable insight as to the workings of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,986
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Have you had the rear main replaced yet? If not...

Have you had the rear main replaced yet? If not I'd consider it. A rear main (with clutch output) and an FD will put you at about $1500. That's not considering clutch slaves, brake rotars, servos, or...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Mine too.

Mine too.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By Kit_McConnico
+1 on not for traffic. :cry

+1 on not for traffic. :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Oh good. I was getting worried. Thanks.

Oh good.
I was getting worried.
Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Maybe a dumb question, but just what exactly is...

Maybe a dumb question, but just what exactly is this tie wrap used for on the FD? I've never seen anything like this on my bike.
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 55,395
Posted By Kit_McConnico
+1,000. It's great doing your own work so...

+1,000.

It's great doing your own work so that you know it's done properly, but still having 'better than dealership' help just a post away.

Picking up that bootleg DVD on ebay was the best...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Kit_McConnico
well?

well?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Those instruction are worthless. I did my own...

Those instruction are worthless. I did my own Safari install without them.

The rear section is what takes so long.

Take the luggage rack and tail section of the bike apart. You'll have to to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By Kit_McConnico
+1 to this. I took the whole front end of my...

+1 to this.
I took the whole front end of my bike apart in about 15 minutes with just a couple of tools a few days ago. I would also recommend the OVAD in the wisdom section. Just a different...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Tranny fluid and final drive fluid too I'd...

Tranny fluid and final drive fluid too I'd assume?

+1 on doing it yourself. It's really not that hard, especially with the JVB video. The first time I did my valves I had a local BMW wrench help...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Kit_McConnico
Thanks for the pics 2 evil! I think mine...

Thanks for the pics 2 evil!

I think mine is bent there because of the entire assembly being bent back.

My name really is Kit, but the last name is assumed. Kit McConnico is the name of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Kit_McConnico
I had hoped it was this, but it's not. I went...

I had hoped it was this, but it's not. I went ahead and pulled everything I could except the gauge cluster and bars to try to identify what wasn't right. I think it's this piece of frame. The curved...
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