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Old 01-27-2013, 10:28 PM   #31
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dont go doing anything till it tells you to. DOnt worry, it'll tell you
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Old 01-28-2013, 01:13 AM   #32
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dont go doing anything till it tells you to. DOnt worry, it'll tell you
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:33 AM   #33
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I'm looking at these mods:

- Diode board/solid mounts. I'd like to install the whole Omega charging system, but it's a bit pricey. I can afford the Thunderchild diode mod and the VR.
- Final drive. Can I just replace the stock ujoint with a serviceable one, or does the entire shaft ass'y need replacing? Sounds expensive. I carry a fire extinguisher.
- Tranny output shaft. I did the research, mine is circlip-free. Doesn't sound terribly expensive, except in labor terms. Cuanto es esto?
These are my top three priorities, as they can all be stranders, and I like to ride this bike. I just can't do 'em all at once.
Have any of these given you trouble?

Some say that the valves start dropping after about 45-50k miles.

Personally I'd concentrate on sympathetic mods that improve the ride such as the seat and front brake.
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:07 AM   #34
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Man where did you get those bags off a RoadKing?
Yes they're Harley bags. Got 'em at a swap meet.
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:10 AM   #35
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Have any of these given you trouble?

Not sure what caused the stranding, but it's a charging issue.
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:11 PM   #36
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Yes they're Harley bags. Got 'em at a swap meet.
Well you have a one off GS King now.
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:23 PM   #37
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:34 PM   #38
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Have a read of this thread

Some great troubleshooting info in the thread, may help with your charging issues.

Good luck



http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=824361
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:54 PM   #39
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Your necessities may vary, but a few cheapish items that I see as necessary for my riding are the following:

1) Real handguards that stand a chance of saving your controls in the event of a dump.
2) Risers... tall ones. The stock bar height is just not doable for standing up
3) Lower/grippier footpegs.
4) Ditch all the emissions BS if it's still there
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Old 01-28-2013, 05:54 PM   #40
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Your necessities may vary, but a few cheapish items that I see as necessary for my riding are the following:

1) Real handguards that stand a chance of saving your controls in the event of a dump.
2) Risers... tall ones. The stock bar height is just not doable for standing up
3) Lower/grippier footpegs.
4) Ditch all the emissions BS if it's still there
Those fastway pegs for the 1200GS work good on the old GS. I had a set of those pivot pegs on a GS they suck to me i dont like standing up and my peg moving.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:20 PM   #41
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Some say that the valves start dropping after about 45-50k miles.
Not many who know better.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:47 PM   #42
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YOu should probaly just start racing it.



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Old 01-29-2013, 10:08 AM   #43
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Those fastway pegs for the 1200GS work good on the old GS. I had a set of those pivot pegs on a GS they suck to me i dont like standing up and my peg moving.
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:39 AM   #44
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I love this!

The Romney device!

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