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Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By fredbenz
So which version of the Dart Screen is this......

So which version of the Dart Screen is this... looks really good and so curious how you mounted... any additional pics?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-29-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 58,898
Posted By fredbenz
Don't know if anyone is still paying attention to...

Don't know if anyone is still paying attention to this thread... ?

From reading through it I'm convinced that the issues I've had with my '07 990 are due to the 'cavitation' issue with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
GS Screen...

So, looked over the shots of your bike... First off kudo's to you for a beautiful bike. Your attention to detail and workmanship are very impressive.

So, three quick questions...

1) what did...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,532
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Posted By fredbenz
GS screen

BiG DoM (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=1270),

Curious how you mounted the GS screen... any pictures... any tips on how to do it? Just came off a 5 day ride and am planning a 3-4 week...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Great pictures... Anybody know who makes the...

Great pictures... Anybody know who makes the windshield in these pics?
Forum: Racing 01-11-2012, 11:17 PM
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Views: 140,977
Posted By fredbenz
Any comment on the amount of deep sand and silt...

Any comment on the amount of deep sand and silt encountered last year? Neither is my favorite of surfaces and the more of them the lighter the bike I want to be on...

Also, kudo's on the thread...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 12:37 PM
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Views: 140,977
Posted By fredbenz
What to expect?

Can anyone comment on the level of difficulty of the route. I've got a range of bikes to choose from a 2004 KTM 200 EXC, to a '07 450EXC to a '02 Honda XR650L to an '06 BMW HP2 and trying to figure...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,532
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Posted By fredbenz
Holan, Are those the Zega Pro cases you have...

Holan,

Are those the Zega Pro cases you have mounted - if so, are they the 31l or the 35l size.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
19" rim

Funhouse,

Didn't see your reply to rb's question.

It looks like the rim color in the picture matches the HP2 color - is that possible? You suggest the benefit of the larger disc for the 19"...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,733
Posted By fredbenz
Centerstand?

Ditto the center stand interest...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,553
Posted By fredbenz
Warthog, That explains it all. I totally...

Warthog,

That explains it all. I totally get your description and appreciate all of the detail. Ordered the springs today and look forward to getting them installed with your instructions in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,553
Posted By fredbenz
Wilbers spring installation

I'm looking at getting a set of the Wilber springs and with regard to sanding down the cartridge tubes, are there any special tools involved in removing them? In my service manual it makes reference...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By fredbenz
So, is this the "Nichols" trail? Looks like it's...

So, is this the "Nichols" trail? Looks like it's on the East coast (vs. west where I understand the Nichols trail is).

Also, did anyone capture/save a track of this route?
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By fredbenz
Those pictures look to answer my question - looks...

Those pictures look to answer my question - looks like there are some pretty challenging sections into and out of the canyons.
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,546
Posted By fredbenz
Curious - how you'd rate the Nichols trail. Am...

Curious - how you'd rate the Nichols trail. Am considering it as part of a trip I'll be taking in April. We'll be on a DRZ400, WR450 and an HP2.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 79,673
Posted By fredbenz
Share Shipping?

Anybody in the Western US interested in sharing shipping costs?

I just sent my payment to Markus for one of the tanks in his next run at the end of this month and am curious if there's anybody...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,935
Posted By fredbenz
Bruce, Think I recall seeing elsewhere on...

Bruce,

Think I recall seeing elsewhere on one of the posts that the only issue with the Aerostich bag 'solution is venting around the oil cooler (i.e. bags block the flow).

Not sure how...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,935
Posted By fredbenz
Markus, Like your new signature - couldn't...

Markus,

Like your new signature - couldn't agree more :)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,935
Posted By fredbenz
"MBS" - I like that :) I share your perspective...

"MBS" - I like that :) I share your perspective on the HP2.

I will be very interested to hear whether you're able to work out an accomodation for the bar mount attachments on the Jesse bags....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,935
Posted By fredbenz
Bruce, I'm with you for the most part....

Bruce,

I'm with you for the most part. Between tank bag and Wolfman mini-beta with duffel, I'm set for pretty much anything.... but am still harboring ambitions for some longer trips and hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 50,935
Posted By fredbenz
Jesse compatibility

Mike,

Any update on your efforts to make the tank work with the Jesse luggage? To me this is the ultimate setup, but had written off the idea as it didn't look like it would work and so am very...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
John, I'd definitely be interested in...

John,

I'd definitely be interested in seeing some other pictures, as I share your orientation - am an old airhead GS owner as well.

Also, curious your description of the effort involved in...
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,029
Posted By fredbenz
Any further news on this. I'm an HP2 owner...

Any further news on this.

I'm an HP2 owner and would be interested (also been following the sidestand bracket thread)
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,733
Posted By fredbenz
Ditto interest in center stand.

Ditto interest in center stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Nice - set-up - looks very similar to mine :) ...

Nice - set-up - looks very similar to mine :)

What tank bag is that on your bike - a Wolf Man?

Also, curious what you use for a cooler for food/drink on your outings?
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 79,673
Posted By fredbenz
Kurt, I made a similar observation...

Kurt,

I made a similar observation regarding the conflict between the Jesse set-up and an underseat tank. From my research the other bag options - TT and HOLAN/TT bags and HOLAN/BMW bags don't...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 79,673
Posted By fredbenz
Markus, Count me in for one as well. Sent...

Markus,

Count me in for one as well. Sent you a PM also.

Very excited that someone has taken on the challenge of doing an underseat tank right!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
AdvHP2rider, Thanks for the information....

AdvHP2rider,

Thanks for the information. Finally makes sense. Very nicely done. Slimmer than the GSA option that Holan offers, which to me is overkill for the HP2 and as slim, but with more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Sorry, I'm still not clear - I find the Holan...

Sorry, I'm still not clear - I find the Holan racks for cut out case on the left on their site, but not sure whether you're saying you cut the left case yourself or whether you got it from TT. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
That's why I asked. With the The TT bags (i.e...

That's why I asked. With the The TT bags (i.e Zega) I've seen the left one is full rectangle, with no cut out for the pipe.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
... and I'm curious what kind of bags you have...

... and I'm curious what kind of bags you have mounted?
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,733
Posted By fredbenz
Me three

Me three
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Side Tanks?

Hendo,

You're gonna make me beg too... where did those side tanks come from? - I checked out the HPN site and didn't see anything like them.

Very interested.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By fredbenz
Robert, The pictures look great. I've...

Robert,

The pictures look great. I've ridden the area a bit on my own (up to the bristlecones) and would love to explore it further. What a perfect weekend.

Is the event held each year in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Wolfman Bags?

Do you have any pics from the side or front? What model bags?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Where'd you get the gas container?

The gas container attached to the back is very cool -- looks like a solid mount and a great way to add a few miles to the HP range. What kind is it? Where would one find one to purchase (or did you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,969,871
Posted By fredbenz
Nolyn, What kind of pipe is that you have...

Nolyn,

What kind of pipe is that you have mounted?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By fredbenz
Vettster, Are those the 8" bags or the...

Vettster,

Are those the 8" bags or the 10". If 10", could you show a shot from directly behind the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By fredbenz
8" or 10"

Curious if folks are ordering the 8" or the 10" size? Also, what is the weight capacity that Al is quoting for the bags/mounts.

Echo the request for pictures - particularly if there are any with...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 40,307
Posted By fredbenz
Very trick. So am assuming you welded it up...

Very trick. So am assuming you welded it up yourself - yes? Not sure I'm up to that, but has me thinking (of a friend who might be able to help me out).

Also, curious the shape laterally as it...
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