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Old 07-13-2013, 12:50 PM   #1666
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Linky to DMV USB adapter please.
I have the same one on my GS, I didn't use the mounting bracket since I put it in my body panel.




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Old 07-13-2013, 01:57 PM   #1667
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$28 for the pair at Autozone, and even with just the low tone it is twice as loud as the stock tweeter!

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Hmm, guess I don't need a $50 Stebel after all. Thanks Jim!
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Old 07-13-2013, 06:45 PM   #1668
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Custom color and lettering on your adventure I see. What made you write Kawasaki on it?
Oh, as I said, those are demo pix from web, coz I haven't taken any actual photos from my bike yet.


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Linky to DMV USB adapter please.
Here you go - it's link to all parts for 1200GS: http://www.dmv.com.tw/html/front/bin...ategory=353877.

Again, noted that you may need to add some more wire to fit with the GS, in case you install the socket on the handle bar.
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:25 PM   #1669
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Old 07-14-2013, 05:46 AM   #1670
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Added 1/2 quart oil.

My new-to-me '09, at 18,000 miles, is still using oil (I've studied the oil thread a lot ). I'd been checking the oil level on the side-stand, before riding, and she was always completely full. On a whim last night I read the Owner's Manual (BAN HIM!! ) and I was supposed to be putting Pig on the centerstand, and check the level 5 minutes after a long ride.

I did, and the oil barely touched the bottom of the glass, time to add more.



It sounds like ALL Beemers quit using oil eventually, mine's just a "late bloomer", that's okay.
Had the same thing with my new-to-me 09. Recently though seems to have sorted itself out. Huge guess but only had 9K on it when I bought it and since have put 4K in four months. Thinking it just wanted to be ridden more often before the engine sealed up properly, dunno. In any event leave in a few days for the CDR so glad it seems to have sorted itself out.

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Old 07-14-2013, 05:51 AM   #1671
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Just installed the DMV upper crash bars:


Replaced the Tourance set by Heidenau K60 tire set:



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Old 07-14-2013, 03:06 PM   #1672
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Just installed the DMV upper crash bars:


Replaced the Tourance set by Heidenau K60 tire set:



How do you like this tires?
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Old 07-14-2013, 04:46 PM   #1673
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Pulled the 12lb 4.5oz can and replaced it with a turn down setup similar to what several inmates have done. Trying to make the left Jesse useful for something other than cooking food while riding. Maybe a few db louder than stock. Put a new Cycle Pump and Cruz Tools B1 kit (which I got for free when I purchased the Cycle Pump) in the bag. Did not really need the tool kit as I have my stock kit which is pretty complete, but could not pass up free.


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Old 07-14-2013, 06:51 PM   #1674
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Pulled the 12lb 4.5oz can and replaced it with a turn down setup similar to what several inmates have done. Trying to make the left Jessie useful for something other than cooking food while riding. Maybe a few db louder than stock. Put a new Cycle Pump and Cruz Tools B1 kit (which I got for free when I purchased the Cycle Pump) in the bag. Did not really need the tool kit as I have my stock kit which is pretty complete, but could not pass up free.

So, just running the cat with no muffler at all? Nice! Do you have a video you can post of the sound, please?
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:47 PM   #1675
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Melted my left rear turn signal after riding 835 miles in 15 hours straight. This is the downside to having an ADV with a tank that gets 330 miles at time.



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Old 07-14-2013, 07:54 PM   #1676
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So, just running the cat with no muffler at all? Nice! Do you have a video you can post of the sound, please?
I will get one shot tomorrow. Here is CousinDave's video which is where I got the inspiration from. I was amazed how heavy the muffler was. I will shoot a video tomorrow as well as take a few sound readings to see just how much the sound increased. Like I said though, the sound increase is minimal at most. There are a ton of baffles on eBay. I may buy one just to have on hand in case I need to add some back pressure. A few tanks of gas and I should know if anything changed on that front.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:01 PM   #1677
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I had lunch up Petersville Rd with my sexy beast.....70 degrees and sunny!
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:02 PM   #1678
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[QUOTE=Hikertrash;21866831]Melted my left rear turn signal after riding 835 miles in 15 hours straight. This is the downside to having an ADV with a tank that gets 330 miles at time.


Just curious how did that distance melt the turn signal?

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Old 07-14-2013, 09:06 PM   #1679
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Melted my left rear turn signal after riding 835 miles in 15 hours straight. This is the downside to having an ADV with a tank that gets 330 miles at time.


Just curious how did that distance melt the turn signal?

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That's right where the exhaust hits the stock turn signal pod... That hot exhaust on that plastic part for that long, I can see how it happened...
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:22 PM   #1680
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