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Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,024
Posted By JKGREEN
Synthetic Qroup 3 Hydrocracked? It's Dino oil...

Synthetic Qroup 3 Hydrocracked? It's Dino oil called synthetic courtesy of paid off ( by the big oil companies) slimy politicians
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By JKGREEN
Plug it and ride. I have had to plug just about...

Plug it and ride. I have had to plug just about every tire I have owned except the current set - about to break my PB. Also every tire has had a slow leak after the plug, just need to make sure to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,826
Posted By JKGREEN
The pipes (stainless) will turn brown unless they...

The pipes (stainless) will turn brown unless they are cleaned / polished. I maintain mine so they are still shiny and not brown.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By JKGREEN
I know you said you are not interested in HID. My...

I know you said you are not interested in HID. My 2011 was eating bulbs. Upgraded to HID and no more problems and awesome light. The cost of replacing incondescents paid for the HID upgrade, plus not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,820
Posted By JKGREEN
ouch!

ouch!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By JKGREEN
when I am hitting the twisty paved back roads...

when I am hitting the twisty paved back roads with sport bikes I set the suspension to big mountains and dampening to hard.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,454
Posted By JKGREEN
That was me on the R1200GS ADV.. The ride was no...

That was me on the R1200GS ADV.. The ride was no problem, been through worse riding alone. Didn't go down on the ride. Loose gravel on freshly graded roads was the worst part. Bottom line the GS does...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,454
Posted By JKGREEN
Thanks for your GPS skills and leading the...

Thanks for your GPS skills and leading the group.. Not sure if I have the right person but think I do. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,454
Posted By JKGREEN
What an awesome weekend. Thanks to the guys from...

What an awesome weekend. Thanks to the guys from Iowa for letting me tag along.

Feel free to view download pics here starting on page 6 ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,454
Posted By JKGREEN
<---COPY FROM HERE Sign-up sheet 1....

<---COPY FROM HERE

Sign-up sheet

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom of page (no, not the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,454
Posted By JKGREEN
Seriously considering going. Is anyone going to...

Seriously considering going. Is anyone going to be on a R1200GS?
I would like to pair up with a few guys that are a little slower. I am not into going as fast as I can, rather take it easy and not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By JKGREEN
Ditto. Also dangle legs. On real long rides -...

Ditto.
Also dangle legs. On real long rides - when no one is looking I do squats.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,117
Posted By JKGREEN
I used HID lighting. It was fairly cheap kit and...

I used HID lighting. It was fairly cheap kit and it has been working for 2 years now. I chose the light spectrum that is closest to the sun. Yes the light spreads all over but the sweet spot is fine...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By JKGREEN
Did 120 mph on my 2011GSA for about an hour. Full...

Did 120 mph on my 2011GSA for about an hour. Full panniers, large suitcase on the back seat.. Handled smoothe and solid.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-03-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,126
Posted By JKGREEN
Line was long but moved fast. Cramped inside....

Line was long but moved fast. Cramped inside. Vendors - mostly like going to the dealer show room just fewer bikes. It's their first year so there's not a whole lot to offer other than the "dealer"...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,555
Posted By JKGREEN
Wally World sells a battery that works just fine....

Wally World sells a battery that works just fine. Had mine for 2 years now. No problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By JKGREEN
R1200GS ADV Tire Change using No-Mar

I loaned my rear wheel to No-Mar so they could do a video of the tire change. I am not affiliated with them in any way. Good info.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7aHu9qxR84
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,190
Posted By JKGREEN
The Kaoko I have on my 2011 with heated grips:...

The Kaoko I have on my 2011 with heated grips: have to carry a Allen because the tensioner loosens up. When heated hand grips are turned on it gets super tight - have to remember to adjust setting if...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By JKGREEN
Hope that's not Chernobyl.

Hope that's not Chernobyl.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,136
Posted By JKGREEN
You might want to check out No-Mar tire changers....

You might want to check out No-Mar tire changers. I have heard good things about them.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By JKGREEN
If you get the revs up it will shift smooth....

If you get the revs up it will shift smooth. Accelerate, let off some, the tranny should actually loosen up and try to slip out of gear with little pressure even without using the clutch - don't do...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By JKGREEN
Or you could just shift the dam thing correctly...

Or you could just shift the dam thing correctly and stop the whining and complaining. Even better sell it and you get on another board and complain about screwing up something as simple as shifting...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,294
Posted By JKGREEN
Mine only clunks when I shift wrong.

Mine only clunks when I shift wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,527
Posted By JKGREEN
I have been using a Garmin Nuvi suction cupped to...

I have been using a Garmin Nuvi suction cupped to the windshield - lower left side just above the curved side winglet. Been doing this for 30,000 miles now, in fact on a trip now in Springfield, IL....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,726
Views: 850,047
Posted By JKGREEN
Oh and the crossing up stream may be a little...

Oh and the crossing up stream may be a little rough. And the rocks on the bottom are definitely covered with algae so you may go down there as well. Water is not deep but the bike would be submerged...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,726
Views: 850,047
Posted By JKGREEN
I was seriously considering going just upstream...

I was seriously considering going just upstream this last weekend but the concrete crossing had slight traction where a vehicle crossed and what looks like they were spinning the tires removing some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8,726
Views: 850,047
Posted By JKGREEN
Let me know if you would like to meet up Sat. AM...

Let me know if you would like to meet up Sat. AM and ride those roads.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8,726
Views: 850,047
Posted By JKGREEN
Rode Charette Creek, Smith Creek, Lost Creek and...

Rode Charette Creek, Smith Creek, Lost Creek and Massey Creek today. All nice except Charette Creek and the concrete crossing - the one with the big divot in the center - slick as f&@k.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8,726
Views: 850,047
Posted By JKGREEN
Definitely be careful on the concrete creek...

Definitely be careful on the concrete creek crossings. Prepare to go down. They have been slick. I went down on my R1200GS ADV even though I was careful. Bottom was so slick the little bit of water...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By JKGREEN
The speed on your GPS will be more accurate. It...

The speed on your GPS will be more accurate. It is surprising your GPS shows a higher speed. The speedo on my Yamaha and R1200 GSA will show faster so 75 on the speedo will show about 72 on the GPS....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,910
Posted By JKGREEN
It's not that hard. As many have said - back up...

It's not that hard. As many have said - back up against the seat and grab onto the bike down lower. Not sure what I grab but something is there. Squat and walk backwards as it comes up. If it goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By JKGREEN
Bad fuel. Ride the piss out of it and I bet it...

Bad fuel. Ride the piss out of it and I bet it will fix itself.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,657
Posted By JKGREEN
I rode about 20 miles after the "miles left" hit...

I rode about 20 miles after the "miles left" hit 0. Not sure how much went in that day. I consistently can put in around 8.7 gallons and I know there is a gallon left or more. The tank seems to hold...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,882
Posted By JKGREEN
It would take longer to read this thread than...

It would take longer to read this thread than going to Walmart, getting a AGM battery and putting it in.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,882
Posted By JKGREEN
My factory battery died around 18k miles. It was...

My factory battery died around 18k miles. It was a POS. I removed the spacer, took the battery and spacer (sits under the battery) to Walmart and got a battery that matched height and width of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By JKGREEN
I have a headlight protector just because it...

I have a headlight protector just because it looks cool. Got the black metal one. It looks cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By JKGREEN
I really don't think the kick stand needs to be...

I really don't think the kick stand needs to be up. My 2011 works when the kick stand is down. Just did it this way 2 days ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By JKGREEN
My estimated calculations are 9.5 to 9.7 gallons.

My estimated calculations are 9.5 to 9.7 gallons.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,646
Posted By JKGREEN
Buying and changing tires on a motorcycle is just...

Buying and changing tires on a motorcycle is just plain stupid because of the hassle and the BS. I dread having to put new ones on.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By JKGREEN
I have estimated mine at 9.7 gallons. Could be...

I have estimated mine at 9.7 gallons. Could be off .1 or .2 but looks like the 9.5 is accurate enough.
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