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Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 486,902
Posted By WADE-O
AUX lights

I own a '12 GSA and i feel like my AUX lights are in a good spot. How do the new '14 owners feel about them being lower and farther back? Also are the tucked in any more in the event of a dirt crash?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,680
Posted By WADE-O
Hey JM sorry to back track but what is the plate...

Hey JM sorry to back track but what is the plate that you mounted to where your passenger seat should go?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By WADE-O
I owned an 08 GS with 22,000 miles on it and went...

I owned an 08 GS with 22,000 miles on it and went in for an oil change and before i knew it i had a 2012 GSA that someone had traded in. I didn't really need it but it was basically brand new and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By WADE-O
Ya that is my first one and i just hit around...

Ya that is my first one and i just hit around 20,500 miles as well
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By WADE-O
how expensive is it to fix?

how expensive is it to fix?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By WADE-O
Fuel gauge

So all of the sudden last weekend my fuel gauge on my 2008 R1200GS wouldn't leave full even though i was using my gas. So just to be sure i filled it up and used it the rest of the week to go to work...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By WADE-O
Does anyone have a detailed picture heavy look...

Does anyone have a detailed picture heavy look and how to put the bars cause as i am looking at the hardware it came with it seems like i have extra stuff. I just wanna make sure that i do it the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By WADE-O
OEM crash bars

I bought a set of used OEM crash bars but they came with no instructions. Are they any specific torque values that i need to use or anything like. Thanks

WADE-O
Forum: Americas 12-18-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,607
Posted By WADE-O
I think if you left in August and got into the...

I think if you left in August and got into the soutwest in September you should be alright. The weather in that area stays pretty conistant until you get in October and the later winter months that...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,607
Posted By WADE-O
I would definately stop in San Diego great place...

I would definately stop in San Diego great place for motorcycling. Some pretty good beaches and then it also gives you a good base to go from south to north and see how much California changes. Hit...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,483
Posted By WADE-O
Good for those guys. That is pretty intense i...

Good for those guys. That is pretty intense i can't even imagine trying to do that. Not saying i wouldn't try anyway :D just never seen a company advertise winter/studded motorcycle tires
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,185
Posted By WADE-O
Klim

I have full faith in KLIM staying true to what it is and continue to press forward. Gotta support the guys that put out great stuff just ten minutes from where i used to live. Keep up the good work...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,954
Posted By WADE-O
I have the smaller one i think it is the city....

I have the smaller one i think it is the city. Not super sure because it was on the bike when i bough it. But i love it it is big enough to get everything out of my pockets and my camera. I just use...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,442
Posted By WADE-O
As it says in my signature Conan The Idahoan...

As it says in my signature Conan The Idahoan Barbarian :D
Forum: Americas 10-25-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,119
Posted By WADE-O
I was thinking of doing a very similar trip in...

I was thinking of doing a very similar trip in kinda the same time frame from San Diego. When the gears start turning again let me know and maybe we can work something out :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,477
Posted By WADE-O
Avon distanzia

+1 i really like my distanazia's and they lost quite a while and have good grip in every condition that i have ever been through. From wet roads to loose gravel roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
How did you mount it to your OEM bags? And i was...

How did you mount it to your OEM bags? And i was thinking of putting it in the passenger seat since i will be going solo.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
I think my ideal after looking at the rotopax...

I think my ideal after looking at the rotopax would be 1.75 of gas with a 1.75 of water on top of it. My only concern is the fit but i did find a dealer close to my house so i think that i will go...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,781
Posted By WADE-O
I am in the same boat. There is a thread right...

I am in the same boat. There is a thread right now that i asked the general question about how i would do it and everyone that has said anything has recommened rotopax. The thread is called gas can....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,473
Posted By WADE-O
I have avon distanzia's on my bike. They were on...

I have avon distanzia's on my bike. They were on the bike when i bought it at 12,000 miles and now there is 18,000 and still look really good. I have had no troubles with them and grip really well on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
Good thinking about never missing a gas station...

Good thinking about never missing a gas station it makes sense i mean i plan to properly plan this trip as to mitigate the risk of running out of gas but that little extra security is always nice :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
What type of can do you have? I like the design...

What type of can do you have? I like the design of the rotopax as well i think it is a great system. I hope there is a dealer is something close to where i live.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
Ya they are kinda expensive but i think that it...

Ya they are kinda expensive but i think that it seems like they are worth it. I was looking on there website and the L bracket for attachment do you know of the can has to be mount on the particular...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
There is no worries about it leaking? Also i have...

There is no worries about it leaking? Also i have the vario top case but adv aluminuim side cases so will the 1 gallon be the biggest one i could fit on there?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,783
Posted By WADE-O
Gas can

Looking at doing a trip and may need to strap some extra gas to the bike. What is a good gas can that won't leak if it is strapped to where the passenger seat normal would be? And i am probably going...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By WADE-O
I have mine mounted on the adapter piece because...

I have mine mounted on the adapter piece because that is how the bike was when i got it. I am unsure how it attaches to the passenger seat but i have seen it done and i could be wrong but i don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By WADE-O
Indeed it does take an adpater or the other way...

Indeed it does take an adpater or the other way to do it is that it mounts to where the passenger seat is. So if only riding one up could be a possibility
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,791
Posted By WADE-O
I have sw-motech from twisted throttle but it is...

I have sw-motech from twisted throttle but it is the city one so it is smaller. It is amazing i love everything about it. It is small enough that when i stand on the pegz i don't even know that it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By WADE-O
a 12 pack of beer never hurt anyone :D for after...

a 12 pack of beer never hurt anyone :D for after your done riding of course
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By WADE-O
Ya i just called the guy and talked to him about...

Ya i just called the guy and talked to him about it really. But it looked nice and i would definately take the fairing off first thing :) but like everyone has said i would not pay that much for it....
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By WADE-O
So even though the fork seals are just cracked...

So even though the fork seals are just cracked the forks will have to be rebuilt? He said that it is just affecting the front brake. Also the bike is in pheonix so will moisture in the gauges really...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By WADE-O
Are these parts had to find?

So i found a 76 R90/6 in phoenix and i called the guy just to see what that guy had to say about it. It runs and he said that there is no problems cosmetics wise. It has a fairing and the two sadle...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,441
Posted By WADE-O
I am fan of either the black or the blue i really...

I am fan of either the black or the blue i really like the blue :)
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By WADE-O
I don't really get the cafe racer thing maybe i...

I don't really get the cafe racer thing maybe i am just old school minded but i mean they were built in the way they were for a reason. I think the stock airheads are great looking so there is no...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By WADE-O
I'm actually from Idaho Falls. :D But i am a...

I'm actually from Idaho Falls. :D But i am a Marine stationed in San Diego and i like to have my Idaho plates so since Idaho's market is really small i usually dip south and shop in SLC area and then...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By WADE-O
Hey there are no hard feelins out there. I just...

Hey there are no hard feelins out there. I just glad that it could be saved and put back into working order by someone who cares. That is the win there is making sure that the legend continues to...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By WADE-O
i am also currently deployed and will not be able...

i am also currently deployed and will not be able to see the bike in person i would have to have someone go pick it up for me.
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By WADE-O
What are some good airhead related questions that...

What are some good airhead related questions that i could ask him to better gauge to see if it will be worth it. He also had the passenger back rest and the two black plastic saddle bags. Is there...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,312
Posted By WADE-O
Looking at a '76 R90/6

This guy has one on sale on craiglist for 1500 dollars and this is what he puts down Hi, i have for sale a 1976 90/6 bmw. I dont have time to work on it and we are moving. Idles rough, and wont go...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,857
Posted By WADE-O
I am 6'5 ish depending on the day and i have no...

I am 6'5 ish depending on the day and i have no problems with my knees at all. Like the guy above me said my ass is the only thing that hurts after awhile. Once i get new pegs life will be golden...
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