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Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By Deanowade
"Or they're just charging what they can get away...

"Or they're just charging what they can get away with."

Isn't that how everything works?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,622
Posted By Deanowade
1. Shitheads in turn lanes that go straight...

1. Shitheads in turn lanes that go straight through the intersection.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
2. Shitheads who make turns...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,798
Posted By Deanowade
I just had my right grip heat fail on my 2007 GS....

I just had my right grip heat fail on my 2007 GS. Opened it up and discovered the "old style" wires, broken in such a manner that I did not believe I could repair with a quick solder. Just bit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,771
Posted By Deanowade
Easily neutralized with vinegar. Or merely...

Easily neutralized with vinegar. Or merely dilute with excess water; atmospheric CO2 will take care of the rest. It is not persistent in the environment. NaOH is used by consumers all the time. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,771
Posted By Deanowade
"Extreme poison" is more than a bit hyperbolic. ...

"Extreme poison" is more than a bit hyperbolic. It's caustic, sure. Easily neutralized. Having said that, I would not use that crap on my bike. Maybe to clean out a clogged drain.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,588
Posted By Deanowade
Try Beemer Boneyard to see what their shipping...

Try Beemer Boneyard to see what their shipping time might be: http://www.beemerboneyard.com/balljointboot.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35,956
Views: 9,234,181
Posted By Deanowade
They are largely indistinguishable.

They are largely indistinguishable.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By Deanowade
I fragged a zipper on one of my bag liners, after...

I fragged a zipper on one of my bag liners, after about 7 years of near daily wear and tear. KJD repaired it under their lifetime guarantee, no questions asked. Just outstanding service.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Deanowade
I had an EZ Touring cover. I used it practically...

I had an EZ Touring cover. I used it practically every day at work. Daily sunlight exposure ate it up in less than a year. I prefer the Nelson Rigg half cover at approximately 40% of the cost of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,013
Posted By Deanowade
Number 2, maximum. Then throw away all hair care...

Number 2, maximum. Then throw away all hair care products.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,577
Posted By Deanowade
This set-up has worked for me for 7 years or so. ...

This set-up has worked for me for 7 years or so. It helps if you have nimble fingers when getting the posi-tap in place. Removing the instrument cluster makes it even easier, but replacing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,402
Posted By Deanowade
For the same reason I drink beer; I enjoy it.

For the same reason I drink beer; I enjoy it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,948
Posted By Deanowade
Stebel. Anticipate driver distraction and give...

Stebel. Anticipate driver distraction and give them a blast. It's cathartic.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By Deanowade
Check your rim for dents. I dinged mine a couple...

Check your rim for dents. I dinged mine a couple of years ago on a manhole in a construction zone. Bent it just enough that it would leak air whenever a small amount of pressure was applied to tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,089
Posted By Deanowade
How would a voltmeter prevent either of these...

How would a voltmeter prevent either of these events?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 108,759
Posted By Deanowade
Penis degloving. Holy shit.

Penis degloving. Holy shit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,059
Posted By Deanowade
Cars with diplomatic plates: fear them.

Cars with diplomatic plates: fear them.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,924
Posted By Deanowade
Poles encouraging Germans to come to Poland....

Poles encouraging Germans to come to Poland. Times do change.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,384
Posted By Deanowade
Yes. Seriously, if there are doubts after a...

Yes.

Seriously, if there are doubts after a couple of test rides, you should probably try something else. If you have to convince yourself it's the right bike, you stand a good chance of being...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By Deanowade
If I can do it, it ain't difficult.

If I can do it, it ain't difficult.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,373
Posted By Deanowade
Just went through this with my bike. Lower stud...

Just went through this with my bike. Lower stud stripped on right cylinder, not sure why. Helicoil fix failed almost immediately, GeorgeinVA put in a more robust insert. OK so far.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,273
Posted By Deanowade
It does on mine. Stop and go traffic in the...

It does on mine. Stop and go traffic in the summer time, I hit the hash mark routinely. Only once did I have the oil light flicker, stuck in a downtown DC clusterfuck in the middle of summer....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,283
Posted By Deanowade
Normalize it by miles ridden. Thatís 1 crash per...

Normalize it by miles ridden. Thatís 1 crash per 220,539 miles. Or 1 hospitalization per 441,078 miles. Thatís not a lot of damage for 882,156 miles. Hardly indicative of an ďextreme sportĒ....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,737
Posted By Deanowade
I guess jumper cables are passť? <?xml:namespace...

I guess jumper cables are passť? <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By Deanowade
Probably the dents wonít let the sleeve slip off...

Probably the dents wonít let the sleeve slip off (itís a tight fit even without dents).
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,929
Posted By Deanowade
If it is like the one on my 2007, once you remove...

If it is like the one on my 2007, once you remove the three screws, loosen the muffler clamp and the whole sleeve/end cap slips off the muffler guts. It looks like if you drill out the rivets, just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 63,354
Posted By Deanowade
I voted "no", but then realized how little I...

I voted "no", but then realized how little I really care about this issue. Can I erase my vote?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 58,419
Posted By Deanowade
I have nothing against smokers. The point I...

I have nothing against smokers. The point I attempted to make was the apparent discrepancy in the referenced authorís views on controlling military memberís use of motorcycles versus his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,563
Posted By Deanowade
http://www.alstapingtools.com/ProductImages/stilts...

http://www.alstapingtools.com/ProductImages/stilts/Skywalker_2_0_Stilts_229.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By Deanowade
Iíll show my palpable ignorance here, but how...

Iíll show my palpable ignorance here, but how does lubing the splines prevent the failures? I assume that there is some movement between the spline sets, and the lube reduces wear associated with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,760
Posted By Deanowade
I put mine under my beak with dual lock. Never...

I put mine under my beak with dual lock. Never worked in that location, so now it is on the backside of my windshield. I rattle-canned it black so it does not stand out against the tinted windshield.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,176
Posted By Deanowade
Same as last year, I believe.

Same as last year, I believe.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,813
Posted By Deanowade
Might even be good for an insurance discount.

Might even be good for an insurance discount.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By Deanowade
I had that seal replaced under warranty, and it...

I had that seal replaced under warranty, and it failed w/in 500 miles or so. The service writer told me that happens on occasion as there is something that prevent a good seal. I canít recall to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Deanowade
I had the balance shaft and rear main seals leak...

I had the balance shaft and rear main seals leak on my 2007. They ended up replacing those, as well as the clutch and input/output seals. About a month later the output seal took a shit and had to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,487
Posted By Deanowade
Quoting theory is not going to win an office...

Quoting theory is not going to win an office argument, unless the subject is well-covered on Mythbusters. :lol3 Demonstrate with empirical evidence. If removing and replacing tires on trucks/cars,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Deanowade
Nah, that would not generate any revenue. And all...

Nah, that would not generate any revenue. And all that careful driving would reduce organ availability.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Deanowade
I think they should tax seat belts and air bags.

I think they should tax seat belts and air bags.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,156
Posted By Deanowade
This explanation makes the most sense to my small...

This explanation makes the most sense to my small brain, and is very easy to implement. Everything else is semantics.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,332
Posted By Deanowade
I ran 100 watt bulbs for a time when I had 525ís...

I ran 100 watt bulbs for a time when I had 525ís (Plasma Ion what-evers). One of the original PIAA bulbs blew and the only (inexpensive) bulbs they had in the auto parts store were 100W. Canít say I...
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