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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,014
Posted By SpeedySteve
Inner jacket pocket, along with other spares...

Inner jacket pocket, along with other spares...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By SpeedySteve
I've been using Lucas diff oil for the final...

I've been using Lucas diff oil for the final drive and trans ever since 3k+. No mal effects. Dealer recommended when that safxo unibtanium was the price of fragrance!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By SpeedySteve
Double take mirrors. Ram mounted.

Double take mirrors. Ram mounted.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,008
Posted By SpeedySteve
Have you done your proper due diligence and...

Have you done your proper due diligence and searched the thread? I think the guy selling the eastern beaver fuse block has instructions for the camhead. I believe it's the green wire from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By SpeedySteve
My 12 GSA with farkles, Agm battery, 3 Jesse bags...

My 12 GSA with farkles, Agm battery, 3 Jesse bags and 90% fuel weighs 690lbs. I'm 205 in gear, she's. 150 in gear, and we tote along 150+ lbs of camping gear, food and water on occasion. We exceed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,432
Posted By SpeedySteve
You surely won't miss ESA. Call ted porter and...

You surely won't miss ESA. Call ted porter and purchase quality susoension for your new bike with the money you saved not buying ESA.

If I were to buy a new GS, I would order with standard...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,291
Posted By SpeedySteve
Shure headphones. I was riding with the E3C...

Shure headphones. I was riding with the E3C headphones for years, until I got an autocom. Now, no need for headphones.

If you don't use noise isolating headphones (earbuds) you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By SpeedySteve
Camhead GSA Yacugar front suspension - emulsion or fully adjustable piggyback?

Alrighty folks, time to address the front suspension. I've owned the bike for the past 30k miles. I put a fully adjustable Yacugar piggy back shock on the rear about 15k miles ago. That shock is...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By SpeedySteve
GO visit klim corporate!

On our big adventure from Tucson to Glacier national park last year, we stopped in and visited the boys at Klim at their corporate office, just north of Idaho falls, just south of Rigby. They have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By SpeedySteve
DSBP swingarm guard photos?

Howdy Folks -

I'm struggling finding any photos of the underside of this swingarm guard by DSBP (http://www.advmotorrad.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=59_60_61&product_id=54). A few...
Forum: Vendors 08-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 35,709
Posted By SpeedySteve
What other pictures do you have of this swingarm...

What other pictures do you have of this swingarm guard? I am curious how far back it protects the swingarm underneath. Ideally, this covers everything. How does this affect final drive fluid...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-21-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By SpeedySteve
I've done this route ...

I've done this route (http://goo.gl/maps/2rWev)before. The aminas mountains are fun. Highway 9 in NM is desolate, and I didn't run across much speed enforcement.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-07-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15,797
Views: 1,330,479
Posted By SpeedySteve
Man o man. OAM are pretty good on the floor. ...

Man o man. OAM are pretty good on the floor. Never dealt with them in the back besides tires. Sorry you haven't had the best of experiences!

Call Phil at Evan Steel Performance...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 275,103
Posted By SpeedySteve
1200GS verdict?

Howdy Boys -

Just fixed another LAMPF in my camhead with an OEM bulb. Ugh.

Do these LED monsters fit under the BMW GS headlight connector plastic caps?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,266
Posted By SpeedySteve
You will scribe some of life's fondest memories...

You will scribe some of life's fondest memories on your trip.

Ride while you can partner. Ride everyday as if its your last.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 628
Posted By SpeedySteve
rear hanger

I recently, successfully installed these same headers on my 12GSA with additional ADVdesign crash bars. Had no issue.

Install throttle side first with clutch pipe loosely fitted to cylinder. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By SpeedySteve
KG7CUA subscribed. Often thought about it,...

KG7CUA subscribed.

Often thought about it, never executed it. Delorme inreach provided similar data for my tracking needs. My quest for APRS equipping the bike stalled.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,689
Posted By SpeedySteve
the magic button

Have your dealer or use a GS911 to reset the adaptations of the bike.

The motronics unit 'learns' your bike's specific parameters. I've encountered some rather un-german wonkey behavior before...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 26,878
Posted By SpeedySteve
Correct dates?

Howdy there Chris -

The riding plans sound fun. Just checked a calendar and the 11th/12th align with a Sunday/Monday. Are you out for play on Saturday/Sunday or Sunday/Monday?

I was thinking...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By SpeedySteve
Remus headers fit with BDCW skid plate 2012 GSA

Original post void. Kurt gave me a ring from BDCW. The skid plate has 3 levels of left-right adjustment on the rear mount that I overlooked. After loosening all of these adjustment, I was able to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedySteve
I'm certain other folks have installed EFI boxes...

I'm certain other folks have installed EFI boxes on their camheads after exhaust work. Please do share!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,105
Posted By SpeedySteve
Jim's video = spot on

I think I even used the same Stanley crescent wrench! On my GSA I had to remove section of crash bar in front of the alt belt cover to remove the cover. Just 1 more beer to the service time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,865
Posted By SpeedySteve
Yacugar

Work with Ted Porter. Get a yacugar rear with a piggy pack reservior, spring compressor, and a few springs for your payload ranges. That's what i've done. With the tractive 15mm preloader, you get...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By SpeedySteve
Best rest BeadBrakr

Any of y'all tried this?

BestRest BeadBrakr
(http://www.bestrestproducts.com/c-98-beadbrakr.aspx)
Looking for a solution that is trail capable. Plan to get comfortable with that setup in the...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By SpeedySteve
I'm the idiot riding solo with a PLB.

I'm the idiot riding solo with a PLB.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By SpeedySteve
Suggestion for Bead Breaker tools - GSA

Howdy Folks -

Sporting the K60 scout or SAVA knobbies in the rear.
SAVA or TKC 80 for the front.

Gearing up for trailside/garage tire repair/mount and balance. Tool suggestions to pop the...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By SpeedySteve
Breaking beads: MotionPro BeadPro or BestRest Products Bead Brakr

Howdy Folks -

Gears up for a DIY mobile tire changing station. Million ways to skin this cat. Can you help me validate either of these two methods?


MotionPro BeadPro...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedySteve
Dibs

Pmed gp1200 for the exhaust kit. Call me when you have a second!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,265
Posted By SpeedySteve
Center stand + dead weight = motorcycle jack. ...

Center stand + dead weight = motorcycle jack.

How do you on removing wheels n such?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,695
Posted By SpeedySteve
Jesse bags

No question Jesse bags are the:


the Best
the biggest
the most accommodating
highest payload (Al tests his panniers with 2+ bags of ready mix PER BOX depending on what fits. Then, rides...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedySteve
Camhead aftermarket exhaust; fuel mapping modifications required?

Howdy Folks -

Going to lighten the 2012 GSA with a full Remus exhaust system. After the exhaust, is there an immediate or suggested need for some sort of fuel injection modification? I see...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By SpeedySteve
Remus clearance issues with BDCW or Jesse luggage on 2012GSA?

Howdy Folks -

Looking to put the big bike (2012 GSA) on a diet, and figured I'd start with easy savings; a full Remus system...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,820
Posted By SpeedySteve
Swingarm/Transmission boot removal necessary for DriveShaft installation?

I'm wanting to toss some moly lube on the splines of my '12 GSA. Reading about the processes entailed; starting from reprom and moving to here for additional advice.

Jim, I like your method of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15,797
Views: 1,330,479
Posted By SpeedySteve
Bitchin' all-season jacket - BMW Tourshell brand new for sale

Heya Mate -

I just posted a jacket for sale. BMW makes top notch gear. They are known for their NP (orange in color) armor. Similar to D30 and other armor with non-Newtonian properties. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,282
Posted By SpeedySteve
Uneven pad wear is expected

I am ~20k miles into the OEM BMW rear pads. During my 18k PM I checked the rear pad wear and noticed they were wearing unevenly. The clutch side (non piston side) were wearing faster than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By SpeedySteve
These may help you. ...

These may help you.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21790946#post21790946

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21810287#post21810287

The stock springs on the gs...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By SpeedySteve
Call Ted Porter at the BeemerShop and order you a...

Call Ted Porter at the BeemerShop and order you a pair of yacugar fully adjustable piggy back shocks! ESA ain't worth the frustration, annoyances and restriction of configurability.

I just did...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,518
Posted By SpeedySteve
Beat the piss out of it. I wrangle my 12 GSA like...

Beat the piss out of it. I wrangle my 12 GSA like a stolen bike as well. I hang at 6-redline a fair bit in the twisties and have picked up steering with the rear via my right hand.

I notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,405
Posted By SpeedySteve
Compression shorts or an aggressive diet. ...

Compression shorts or an aggressive diet.

I've had plenty of 500+ mile/8+ hour days on my 12 GSA and stock seat with no real comfort issues.

I always wear bicycling or compression shorts on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,500
Posted By SpeedySteve
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