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Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Alexol
Paved or at most extremely light unpaved - the...

Paved or at most extremely light unpaved - the couple on the rental bike have never ridden off road other than the occasional detour, and while they have both health & bike insurance don't really...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
In this case I think I killed the battery due to...

In this case I think I killed the battery due to DFP, and at the end of the day I decided to go with a new BMW battery. If it does turn out to be a system error or fault, I don't want there to be...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Alexol
Thanks, would appreciate road numbers if...

Thanks, would appreciate road numbers if possible.

There won't be much in the way of off-road beyond occasional very easy gravel roads as two of the three bikes will be two-up, and one of those...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By Alexol
There was a good suggestion. I called...

There was a good suggestion.

I called yesterday morning, but don't really have much information - they will get back to it and confirm the current draw, which seems a little odd as I thought this...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Alexol
Thanks - I'll play with the maps... Alex

Thanks - I'll play with the maps...

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By Alexol
Not quite sure what my brain was thinking about,...

Not quite sure what my brain was thinking about, but yes, mine is the Blue Seas version, exactly per your photo. I have no idea where Seven Seas came from...

After a little playing around with a...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By Alexol
West Yellowstone to Denver - 3 days - best route?

Looking for interesting riding, two up, in a small group, going from West Yellowstone to Denver.

It's the final three days of a two week trip, and none of us know the area south of Yellowstone.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Alexol
New battery suggestions for 2014 GSA?

As some will have seen - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050135 - my battery committed user-assisted suicide and will most probably have to be replaced.

Does anyone have any...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By Alexol
First, if you do come through this part of the...

First, if you do come through this part of the world, get in touch!

Being totally anal retentive (should that be hyphenated or not?) I have a Seven Seas waterproof trip-type circuit breaker, so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By Alexol
PDM 60 strange behaviour? Still powered even key-off.

My 2014 GSA has, for a variety of reasons both good and bad, been parked for a couple of months. I've had the BMW charger plugged into the original outlet up by the instruments.

While tinkering...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Alexol
I realize this isn't the flea market, but I have...

I realize this isn't the flea market, but I have a spare one of the Wunderlich versions if you'd like it. I have two - due to some absent-mindedness! - and one is on the bike. $25 shipped to...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
Your point is good, and I did that for several...

Your point is good, and I did that for several years but if I can ride without a tank bag, I'd prefer to. The pelican case also carries any spares and tools and lives on a passenger seat plate so it...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
Thanks - I agree with regards to the usual fairly...

Thanks - I agree with regards to the usual fairly coarse and relatively heavy duty 12v electrics, although no-one could ever say they benefited from exposure to moisture!

The real reason for...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
Thanks, but would that be the wrong link, as they...

Thanks, but would that be the wrong link, as they don't sell connectors as far as I can see?

Alex
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
[QUOTE=mouthfulloflake;25822826]like this? ...

[QUOTE=mouthfulloflake;25822826]like this?

Thanks but not quite. I have something similar for power, but I'd like to find 5- & 7-pin din plugs for autocom, and there's a mini multi-pin plug that I...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for that too - good point re round vs...

Thanks for that too - good point re round vs rectangular. The round is higher profile which might be a bit less convenient though.

I'll try the McMaster switches and see.

McMaster doesn't seem...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
Thanks! The link worked fine. Would you...

Thanks! The link worked fine.

Would you know if "washdown" mean that it will be waterproof in some of Louisiana's heavier rains, or that it will be somewhat water resistant? The switch won't...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By Alexol
Looking for high quality waterproof rocker on/off switch?

Hi everyone,

As the title says, I'm looking for a source of high quality on/off (lighted rocker type for preference) switches.

That I'm an electrical idiot doesn't help much, but I'm looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 507,189
Posted By Alexol
It works fine with TT cases, although personally...

It works fine with TT cases, although personally I'd like three mounting points not just two - three would dampen the "springiness" quite a bit, as I'm concerned that eventually the mount brackets...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Alexol
I have two radios so he could use one of mine,...

I have two radios so he could use one of mine, but there is no known way to get an FRS radio to interface with the J&M unit which looks a lot like one of these...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Alexol
A question of communications - FRS radio & CB

One of my riding buddies has a J&M handlebar-mounted CB-based system and I have an Autocom and FRS radio.

We both attach GPSs, phones, XM etc to our respective systems and are both happy the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 360,948
Posted By Alexol
A case of "hold my beer and watch this!" I'd...

A case of "hold my beer and watch this!"

I'd send a picture of my bike but you can't see any evident farkles. James likes his toys to be a little more, um, exposed.

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 34,918
Posted By Alexol
Got mine (the complete seat version) this evening...

Got mine (the complete seat version) this evening and hope to do some comparisons shortly.

In the interests of science - or just stupidity - I now have this new one, a TT seat, Sargent & a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By Alexol
By the way, if you are really handy with welding...

By the way, if you are really handy with welding gear, you can buy - from Germany - the square ring that the TT top case goes on.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By Alexol
Please feel free to copy - that was the point of...

Please feel free to copy - that was the point of posting it, so maybe other people could do something similar/better. I'd like to see someone else's work, making a super-neat & improved job of it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By Alexol
You're right - the GSA is a bit of a fat pig...

You're right - the GSA is a bit of a fat pig anyway, so a few ounces won't make much difference. I think I'm going to leave it as-is.

Alex
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 75,436
Posted By Alexol
Done! ...

Done!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1025331
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By Alexol
TT Zega Pro top case onto a GSA-WC: Done!

I got fed up with waiting for TT to come up with a solution, so time to solve it myself. It turned out to be much easier than I expected...

I realize after it was all done that I should have done...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 75,436
Posted By Alexol
It would be very interesting to hear what TT have...

It would be very interesting to hear what TT have to say on the topic. I have to say I'm pretty disappointed in that they've taken such a very long time to (not) come up with a solution.

I made...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,592
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for posting those, Lout - much...

Thanks for posting those, Lout - much appreciated!

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,592
Posted By Alexol
That looks like a contender! Got a picture or...

That looks like a contender! Got a picture or two?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,592
Posted By Alexol
The TT bag is for an '07 or '14 GSA? And...

The TT bag is for an '07 or '14 GSA?

And which bag was it, Jeff, as they make several?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,592
Posted By Alexol
Best tankbag for '14 GSA?

Other than the BMW tang bag, which is bigger than I really want, there seems to be a dearth of GSA-specific tank bags. The small version on the GS was ideal but it doesn't fit the GS. Maybe BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Alexol
Other than a change in noise, what else did you...

Other than a change in noise, what else did you notice with the LVs & stock muffler? Any change to heat output without the cat?

Could you feel any difference between the LVs and the Remus, any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Alexol
1200GS-LC: Remus header w stock muffler - Anyone tried it?

According to the Remus website, the stock muffler can be used with the Remus headers.

Anyone tried that combo yet? Pros & cons? How well did it work out? Recommended or not?



TIA,

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 253,613
Posted By Alexol
FWIW, I've had ZP2s for some months, via a...

FWIW, I've had ZP2s for some months, via a special order through TT. I don't think that is possible any more.

They were on my GSW and will be on my GSWA in a week or two, I hope, time permitting....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By Alexol
2014 GSWA, heat & cat converter removal

Getting a lot of heat off the right side, just like the rest of the world, although this only seems to be a big problem on the hottest of days in the already elevated temperatures of southern...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,554
Views: 350,704
Posted By Alexol
+1!

+1!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Alexol
Help please - anyone installed (Hornig) Stebel on GSW-A?

I installed one of these on my GSW fairly easily, but the GSW-A is a bit different.

If you install per their (GSW) instructions, the horn unit sits between the forks, just in front of the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,119
Posted By Alexol
That's the stuff I used, along with a tiny dab of...

That's the stuff I used, along with a tiny dab of dielectric grease internally - what a PITA all that was!!

I prefer the liquid tape to silicone as it tends to dry to a very thin coating, although...
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