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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,032
Views: 1,673,064
Posted By Gillus
ones that don't vibrate :lol3

ones that don't vibrate :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By Gillus
If you can access them easy if they are not...

If you can access them easy if they are not recessed, take a dremel with a cut off disc and cut a slot in the nut and split it. You might have a tiny slit in the threads but no big deal.

or...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By Gillus
I think a dodge cab to axle dimension is...

I think a dodge cab to axle dimension is different then the normal 56" found on ford and chev. Measure it to find out. The utility body frame is usually flat and a truck frame has humps over the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Gillus
time to do a BMW Rat Bike build............

time to do a BMW Rat Bike build............
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,256
Posted By Gillus
you might look around as there are a few later...

you might look around as there are a few later year models, '10 or '11 for a couple/few grand more if your budget will allow. Newer valued bike, better engine, enduro trans, same side boxes etc etc....
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Gillus
If ya got a KLR use bungies like a milk...

If ya got a KLR use bungies like a milk crate.......... or drop it in a large milk crate :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,771
Posted By Gillus
+1, leg squats while riding :nod. Easy to change...

+1, leg squats while riding :nod. Easy to change riding position on my GSA.
Sit up on your hips, not your tailbone.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By Gillus
I have a t-shirt for the 30% club, I was one of...

I have a t-shirt for the 30% club, I was one of the 30% that ever get to see it.

great trip to share, thanks!!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6,905
Views: 1,284,989
Posted By Gillus
I replaced the fork seals and new fluid on my '11...

I replaced the fork seals and new fluid on my '11 GSA. Took a couple hours maybe, the dealer said it shows 3.5 in the book :huh.

Yes they would have been covered under an extended warranty with...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By Gillus
I had a touratech extra low for sale in the flea...

I had a touratech extra low for sale in the flea market for a month and finally sold it cheap.

+1 and buy something that may work for you, good luck.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,771
Posted By Gillus
a scooter :hide

a scooter

:hide
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,072
Posted By Gillus
Nope and worth every penny, even if they were $10...

Nope and worth every penny, even if they were $10 a pop, that's only another $50. If I get 50 twists of the throttle and 50 smiles it's no big deal to me compared to other types of enjoyment.
But I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gillus
+1 Run it till it reaches 20,000 miles then...

+1
Run it till it reaches 20,000 miles then it will be broke in and run smoother yet. Might give it a dose of Sea Foam with a full tank of gas followed by an Italian tune up .
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Gillus
As I understand the system and experienced with...

As I understand the system and experienced with playing with it you are 100% correct with this the way you have it. I run my '11 GSA with one helmet and will bump it up to one helmet and one bag when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,811,008
Posted By Gillus
kickstand :lol3

kickstand :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,811,008
Posted By Gillus
she needs to get some sunshine

she needs to get some sunshine
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,146
Posted By Gillus
look for whatever Snap-On ratchet you want on...

look for whatever Snap-On ratchet you want on ebay, sometimes they go for a decent price. Find the snap on part number first as they change with different handles etc when the change the models.
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,127
Posted By Gillus
Get the biggest saw you can safely and easily...

Get the biggest saw you can safely and easily handle and afford, I had a small acreage and had a farm boss cuz it had a bigger tank to work longer. It was a bit heavy tho but a bigger saw. We moved...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,599
Posted By Gillus
:nono

:nono
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,963
Posted By Gillus
Looks to me like he is on the way down, front...

Looks to me like he is on the way down, front tire is nearly off the ground
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By Gillus
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,252
Posted By Gillus
watch a good trials rider make a turn, weight on...

watch a good trials rider make a turn, weight on the outside peg with body mass on the outside. You tube is your friend........ They will stick the outside elbow in the air which pulls body weight...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By Gillus
a person needs four bikes: 1. A GSA for road...

a person needs four bikes:
1. A GSA for road trips and longer rides :D.
2. A dual sport of some sort for those afternoon jaunts in the hills for excersize.
3. A hooligan bike for afternoon...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By Gillus
+6 on a stihl :clap They wont run good when...

+6 on a stihl :clap
They wont run good when new for a couple tanks of fuel then run great from then on.
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gillus
Acetone takes everything off everything and...

Acetone takes everything off everything and doesn't hurt anything underneath
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By Gillus
My receiver is mounted on a metal piece on a Ram...

My receiver is mounted on a metal piece on a Ram mount, this piece has a flange or ledge where the magnetic antenna sticks on. Unhook it, unplug it and put it in the truck.
Hard wired 12v power feed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,639
Posted By Gillus
IMO, get a 2500 3/4 ton of your favorite brand....

IMO, get a 2500 3/4 ton of your favorite brand. Handles a load better, might be a bit more expensive in the short and long run but will be worth if when you want to do more or haul more later on. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,751
Posted By Gillus
GSA gives wood :evil

GSA gives wood :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By Gillus
Go get some ChlorTabs at Walmart, 100 four hour...

Go get some ChlorTabs at Walmart, 100 four hour relief tablets for 3 or 4 bucks, one in the morning, one at noon, maybe one in the evening. It is an antihistamine, chlorapherimine (or something like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,963
Posted By Gillus
Friends don't let friends ride...

Friends don't let friends ride cruisers.................
:hide

On the Tenere your are sitting upright with your feet under your hips, bars are up where you can do something with them. Body...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,196
Posted By Gillus
GARAGE SALE :freaky

GARAGE SALE :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,813
Posted By Gillus
+1 Rode down hill on a Camhead and ended up on...

+1
Rode down hill on a Camhead and ended up on a snowy road that was closed so we had to ride backup. I was with a guy riding a Wethead. We had to take turns pushing each other back up the hill.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By Gillus
caterpillar o-ring, 8m4991, if you are on the...

caterpillar o-ring, 8m4991, if you are on the cheap.... They work fairly well but wont lock the throttle, just takes the tension off. Ebay and buy a few spares.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Gillus
a G2 throttle tamer is where to start for slow...

a G2 throttle tamer is where to start for slow rideability aka puttsing around.
I would think any grip or heated grip should fit on it. I have installed several G2 tubes with no issues from grips.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,312
Posted By Gillus
Nobody mentioned an Arai profile or the Arai XD...

Nobody mentioned an Arai profile or the Arai XD Series. They may not make the Profile any more and I have an XD3, they fit long oval noggins fairly well. Plus the XD's have a visor which is a plus...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By Gillus
I had a Concours 14 and liked it, fast, great...

I had a Concours 14 and liked it, fast, great brakes and smoother than a fresh spanked baby's butt. But I am a big guy and couldn't get the ergos where I was comfy for a long haul. Sold it for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Gillus
what weight oil ya usin'

what weight oil ya usin'
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,942
Posted By Gillus
+1 The politics or politicians got worse yet this...

+1 The politics or politicians got worse yet this year........... Lots of wasted time :fight



4.6% unemployment in Alamogordo now, 6. something in the state, there are jobs and help needed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,370
Posted By Gillus
A Thursday night, they have an open mic session...

A Thursday night, they have an open mic session in the bar or used to.
A buddy owns the Indian Campground In Buffalo if you want a nice quiet place and a hot shower. Do get the ribs to go from the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,885
Posted By Gillus
I lived there for 50 years, didn't even think...

I lived there for 50 years, didn't even think about looking in the rear view mirror when I left. Was good to me financially tho to enjoy the next adventure. The weather sucks for 8 months, too many...
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