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Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By okoyote
That is the same thing that happened on my '04. ...

That is the same thing that happened on my '04. At first I thought it was a bad battery or a short, but for me it was a bad starter. The oil catch plate had come loose and was shorting out on the...
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,160
Posted By okoyote
One of my dad's customers was killed by a turkey...

One of my dad's customers was killed by a turkey on a father/son trip. It hit him in the head and he was wearing gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By okoyote
Both 12 and 6 as well as 9 and 3 move just barely...

Both 12 and 6 as well as 9 and 3 move just barely when rocked by hand. Yep. . . should have taken a pic of the oil.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By okoyote
Sheesh. . . . I'll change OP to be more...

Sheesh. . . . I'll change OP to be more accurate. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By okoyote
I should clarify the wobble was not when riding. ...

I should clarify the wobble was not when riding. It was with the bike on center stand and trying to wobble by hand. Is that still a problem?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By okoyote
need guru to diagnosis a leak on a potential purchase

OK Inmates,

I went to look at a 2007 GSA today with 43,000 miles. Test drive went great.


On the center stand. . . . Rear wheel has a barely perceptible wobble when when checked by hand. (I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By okoyote
Our area is primarily rolling plains/grasslands. ...

Our area is primarily rolling plains/grasslands. I never get tired of the open spaces. . . . the wind on the other hand:eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By okoyote
Adventures close to home

The main reason I bought a dual sport bike was to ride the thousands of miles of gravel and minimum maintenance roads in South Dakota. These photos were from a short ride near my town in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By okoyote
Using a small mirror I was able to verify the...

Using a small mirror I was able to verify the clearance was OK. . . . and yes it would be possible to puncture the lines connecting to the cooler if too long of a screw was used. I'm still not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By okoyote
oil cooler screw questions

I am going to ride with the stock windscreen for the summer and am going to make a light bar for my r1150gs to hang some piaa lights. The factory screw is a bit short to bolt on the apparatus. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By okoyote
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,211
Posted By okoyote
6' 6" 35 inseam Factory seat (plan on adding...

6' 6" 35 inseam

Factory seat (plan on adding a bit of height), factory pegs (plan on dropping them less than an inch when something comes through in the flea market), 2"rox risers, tall aeroflow...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By okoyote
600# machines shouldn't be able to do that

I'm a newbie. First real motorbike is a r1150gs. I've put a few thousand miles on it and tend to ride gravel when I can. Today though. . . . I stretched my abilities and comfort zone. Mud, plowed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By okoyote
Thanks for info! I should have figured the...

Thanks for info! I should have figured the proximity to those heat producing areas would be a good explanation.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By okoyote
tranny heat?

After a short trip in 70 degree weather yesterday I parked the 1150gs in the garage. Out of curiosity I touched the tranny case and was surprised at how hot it was. The fill/drain plugs hot enough...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,171
Posted By okoyote
Outstanding video!! I'm very jealous of your...

Outstanding video!! I'm very jealous of your adventure. Well done!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,827
Views: 3,097,192
Posted By okoyote
If you were in South Dakota I'd be happy to help...

If you were in South Dakota I'd be happy to help you out!

Awesome ride by the way!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 571,927
Posted By okoyote
South Dakota

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/IMGP0043-1.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/DSC_0001b.jpg

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/DSC_0078-1.jpg
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Forum: Vendors 02-09-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 83,378
Posted By okoyote
I just received my Jesse bags this week! Awesome...

I just received my Jesse bags this week! Awesome product and I could not be happier!! I'll be looking for the new website to get some accessories!!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By okoyote
hmmm

I have the aeroflow and am planning on mounting PIAAs on the windshield's mounting bar. I thought that is what it was designed to do?
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By okoyote
Fit?

Does it fit a1150gs?
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,421
Posted By okoyote
incoming

Email sent.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By okoyote
Good plan.

Good plan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By okoyote
R1150gs alternator chirp

When I give a fast twist on the throttle it seems the alternator belt chirps. Should it be changed or just tightened?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,591
Views: 339,683
Posted By okoyote
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/DSC_07...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/DSC_0726.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,646
Posted By okoyote
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/DSC_05...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y5/okoyote/DSC_0519.jpg
My Bro and his versys
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By okoyote
pivoting on this

For now I have decided to try the no loctite on the left pin method. I have made witness marks to see rotation and will monitor it closely. Adjusting the pin did not take away the wobble, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By okoyote
Left pivot bearing stud

Does anybody NOT put loctite on the left (adjuster) pivot bearing stud? I read somewhere there was a service bulletin regarding this practice. Can anybody confirm or deny?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By okoyote
just had an annual service

Just had an annual service and chose to have a dealer do it since the bike was new to me and I wanted them to do a full inspection to see if anything was amiss. They commented that the FD oil was...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By okoyote
rear wheel wobble

I know this is a well covered topic and I have scoured the other posts on FD issues. When I bought my 2004 1150gs I checked the rear for wobble and detected none. I have put about 1000 miles on the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,116
Posted By okoyote
pics rock!!

I'm a big fan of your editing style!! Awesome!! Did you swap lenses or carry a do-everything zoom? Again. . .Awesome!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By okoyote
Thanks!

Much appreciated!!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By okoyote
I went with aeroflow

I'm 6'6" on a 2004 1150gs and the stock windshield about drove me nuts. I found a used aeroflow on craigslist that was a "tall". It was a vast improvement, but I could've used an "xtra tall". I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By okoyote
battery light stays on

Is it normal for the battery light on my 2004 1150gs to stay on until the motor is revved a little. Does this even when warmed up.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By okoyote
das boot is huge

It's a 2004 1150gs and das boot is 15.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By okoyote
not enough room for shifting due to kickstand

Does anyone else feel like there is not enough room between the shifter and the kickstand? I suppose I could bend the arm that comes off the kickstand. Any other ideas? I'm tired of my foot...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By okoyote
bumped my 2004 in third

My 2004 popped off on the first try with a shove from my buddy and the bike in 3rd gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,985
Posted By okoyote
3rd gear and run!

I recently had the pleasure of bump starting my '04 1150gs when the starter crapped out. My buddy pushed for all he was worth and popping the clutch in 3rd gear got her running. I was on level...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,488
Posted By okoyote
I tore into it tonight. . . literally. Took...

I tore into it tonight. . . literally. Took apart the starter and found that the grease plate was loose. I bent the tabs back and pressed it in. The bike starts like a charm!! 'I will probably...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,128
Posted By okoyote
The only silicone grease my local parts shop has...

The only silicone grease my local parts shop has is dielectric silicone grease.
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