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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 224,912
Posted By guitarin
Meant no offense, just trying to be funny. I get...

Meant no offense, just trying to be funny. I get mine from Bike Nashbar. Wear 'em under my riding clothes on long trips, work great!
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By guitarin
For an oil change and chain adjust (if even done...

For an oil change and chain adjust (if even done properly). My BMW R1200GSA only cost $212.00. (the last time it will ever see a dealership for routine service). I admit I took it to a dealership...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By guitarin
Nice set-up by the dealership and/or nice catch...

Nice set-up by the dealership and/or nice catch by the factory trained technician who spent 3 hours doing a 600 mile service. I didn't put a dial gauge on the primary sprocket to chek for runout,...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By guitarin
Here in central Florida the Daytona and Orlando...

Here in central Florida the Daytona and Orlando dealerships are owned by the same "Asshat". Pitiful reputation locally. Hence "These fuckin' dealers".
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By guitarin
My brother took his Tiger to Daytona BMW, Ducati,...

My brother took his Tiger to Daytona BMW, Ducati, Triumph for its 600 mile service. They charged him $360.00, for an oil change and adjust the chain. When he got home, I checked his chain and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By guitarin
Google "massive electrode spark plug gap tool",...

Google "massive electrode spark plug gap tool", look at the images and you can probably figure out how to make a tool. These are made for aircraft plugs (much larger than GS plugs) .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,889
Posted By guitarin
NO BURN!:evil

NO BURN!:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,889
Posted By guitarin
They're sponsoring the show.:D The Compassionate,...

They're sponsoring the show.:D The Compassionate, the Motorcycle Dare Devil and Philanthropist, acting as he really does behind cameras while making fun of poor Peruvian lady's unfortunate life. His...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,889
Posted By guitarin
What a POS! Makes me want to tape over the BMW...

What a POS! Makes me want to tape over the BMW logos on my bike.:puke1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,889
Posted By guitarin
Ride reports ROCK!:D

Ride reports ROCK!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,889
Posted By guitarin
Neale Bayly Rides kinda sucks

I find this show kind of annoying. Seems like a more commercial version of Long Way Round. Over produced, staged, fake, whiney, not what I expected or hoped for.:puke1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,137
Posted By guitarin
I'm still reeling from the addition of methyl...

I'm still reeling from the addition of methyl tertiary butyl ether. Where will it end!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By guitarin
Yes. If you use it, it will break!

Yes. If you use it, it will break!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,538
Posted By guitarin
I've been buying pure gas and adding Hi Fructose...

I've been buying pure gas and adding Hi Fructose Corn Syrup myself. The bike runs Sweeet!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By guitarin
These:D

These:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,979
Posted By guitarin
I was just watching the Isle of Man TT on...

I was just watching the Isle of Man TT on Velocity. They were comparing the difference between a basically stock race bike and a 50K dollar uberbike. The 50K bike gets you about 5 to 6 seconds a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 217,739
Posted By guitarin
OK now I'm worried.:eek1

OK now I'm worried.:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,019
Posted By guitarin
+1000:d

+1000:d
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,955
Posted By guitarin
The camhead uses a different plug. Cannot find...

The camhead uses a different plug. Cannot find across ref to a cheaper one. And they are simple copper plugs. I called NGK and spoke to an engineer. Was told they are an odd size and no iridium...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,955
Posted By guitarin
I have used Johar radgrips and grip puppies on...

I have used Johar radgrips and grip puppies on all my bikes since 1979. I install them using hairspray as a lube to get em on. When dry they do not move at all. very comfortable on long trips. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By guitarin
I have ESA on a 10 GSA. I love em! I change the...

I have ESA on a 10 GSA. I love em! I change the settings all the time. With 15 presets I can find something comfy for every situation. If/when they shit the bed, I will replace them with Ohlins...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By guitarin
Good job!

This will help with fuel mileage too. It will now take you half the time to get anywhere now that you don't have to only make right turns.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By guitarin
Take it to Magic City Cycle

Yes, its time to give up and just let their factory trained technicians work a little magic on the old scooter. For only 90 dollars an hour plus parts you'll be confusing Floriduh drivers in no time...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By guitarin
The one on the left side is missing!

The one on the left side is missing!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By guitarin
Take your left hand off of the handlebar and...

Take your left hand off of the handlebar and extend your left arm straight out 200 feet before a left turn. Easy:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-21-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,095
Posted By guitarin
[QUOTE=donutrider;18387094]What's the reputation...

[QUOTE=donutrider;18387094]What's the reputation of the Orlando and Daytona BMW dealer. I hear they're owned by the same person./QUOTE]

Its bad! They Suck!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By guitarin
Check all your vent lines for obstructions. I...

Check all your vent lines for obstructions. I saw a Cadillac gas tank completely collapsed because of a faulty gas cap vent.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By guitarin
My GSA was yellow. I painted it black and added...

My GSA was yellow. I painted it black and added silver graphics from Humvee. Should have done it sooner:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,447
Views: 502,955
Posted By guitarin
Installed a Garmin Montana 600 GPS. Now if I can...

Installed a Garmin Montana 600 GPS. Now if I can just figure out how to work this thing.........
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By guitarin
The two Guzzi's get the crap ridden out of them. ...

The two Guzzi's get the crap ridden out of them. So far with complete reliability and only routine service. The two RT's suffered fuel pump failures, one final drive, cam tensioner problems, one...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By guitarin
You tell me. I'm nursing 2 Grisos, a 2 valve and...

You tell me. I'm nursing 2 Grisos, a 2 valve and a 4 valve, both with 30k miles on 'em now. Haven't had a final drive failure, fuel strip failure, fuel quick disconnect failure, cam chain tensioner...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,334
Posted By guitarin
I started my wife on a Kawasaki LTD 550. It was...

I started my wife on a Kawasaki LTD 550. It was perfect! She then moved to a Triumph Bonneville and finally a BMW F650GS.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By guitarin
You can get a heck of a deal on a Stelvio NTX at...

You can get a heck of a deal on a Stelvio NTX at Riders Hill. Took one for a test ride recently....me liked.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,359
Posted By guitarin
full refund from Michelin

I called and sent them a pix of my front tire. They said get another one and fax us the receipt for a full refund as a good will gesture. Just got back from Cycle Gear with a new tire. Faxing now....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By guitarin
You guys must be doing something wrong

I get almost exactly 12,000 miles out of a bulb. What makes it worse is the shitty light housing that gets brittle and breaks apart causing the bail to fall off.:puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,359
Posted By guitarin
Its a common complaint

Unfortunately I have a set of these and they both look and feel much worse. These tire are utter garbage! The only worse tires I ever owned were the GoodYear Eagle's in the 80's.:puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,812
Posted By guitarin
For added insurance, stick a blowgun in the other...

For added insurance, stick a blowgun in the other sparkplug hole and blow air into the cylinder while tapping. Blows the chips right back atcha!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By guitarin
I got the Harbor Freight heat gun for 7 bucks! ...

I got the Harbor Freight heat gun for 7 bucks! works great.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By guitarin
It runs fine. Using the 911 is not a problem, I...

It runs fine. Using the 911 is not a problem, I just have to clear the adaptations as a last step. In the past I just unplugged the stepper motors and again had to clear the fault code for that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,043
Posted By guitarin
Oooooh, that is a good point. My buddy had an...

Oooooh, that is a good point. My buddy had an unexpected off road excursion while on a spirited ride recently, and we had a time of it trying to find his GPS. Not necessarily as important but it...
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