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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By def
Does Tyler get all excited and barky when you...

Does Tyler get all excited and barky when you suggest going for a ride? Ginger the Wonder dog associates unpleasant trips to the vet with the car and so is not keen on car riding...pity.
Forum: Equipment Today, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By def
Years ago, during my Gold wing era, a fellow...

Years ago, during my Gold wing era, a fellow winger had a CB and a linear RF amplifier(100 watts) so he could "get out" farther. We could be heard farther by just hollering at each other. One day, we...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:20 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 53,218
Posted By def
Thank you both. I ran RCMs on several Triumph...

Thank you both. I ran RCMs on several Triumph 650s I built....up one notch on the needle on the Amals, no inserts..people had to plug their ears when the bike went by on the pipe.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By def
I wonder if Ginger the Wonder Dog would enjoy...

I wonder if Ginger the Wonder Dog would enjoy riding on Bob with me?

Nah...she enjoys Mrs. def's lap.
Forum: Equipment Today, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By def
If you enjoy profanity, enjoy participating in...

If you enjoy profanity, enjoy participating in over-the-air arguments with cretins, hooking up with ladies at truck stops and possibly learning about some pending peril on the road ahead, go the CB...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Keeping Mrs. def happy is the a top priority and...

Keeping Mrs. def happy is the a top priority and she likes diamonds...nothing wrong with that..extra wives and GFs only run up the bill and deplete funds for stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
and many are mistakes. Pity.

and many are mistakes. Pity.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Actually, I just did a tune up about 2 months...

Actually, I just did a tune up about 2 months ago...mileage in town running for groceries is ~42+ MPG...I think I'm OK. Raced some kid in a Mustang the other day...it took me a few seconds to reach...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Yeah but, you get all those free earthquakes. ...

Yeah but, you get all those free earthquakes.

I lived in SoCal during the Sylmar quake back in 1971. Threw us all out of bed at 6:30 in the morning. The quake took place in February....we were...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Yeah but, it takes so long to get there....

Yeah but, it takes so long to get there....
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Forget the good girl friend...find a nasty one!

Forget the good girl friend...find a nasty one!
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Yes Jim, but I've got these deer, squirrels and...

Yes Jim, but I've got these deer, squirrels and rabbits that I have to deal with and at night, I can hear the freight train (about 2 miles away) pulling coal to the local power plants and I have to...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Try Huntsville or Montgomery. You'll have to...

Try Huntsville or Montgomery. You'll have to knock a couple of your front teeth out to fit in...oh, and beat your wife and dog.

Can't you write software just about anywhere like, sitting on the...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Unfortunate...I got out of LA and moved to...

Unfortunate...I got out of LA and moved to AL...big difference. Not only are the state USPS state abbreviations reversed, so are the life styles and costs of living.

My property taxes last year on...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By def
Probably a contributor to your too lean...

Probably a contributor to your too lean mixture...Is the CAT still in place?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
See, I told ya.

See, I told ya.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,459
Posted By def
Unfortunate. This means BMW Motorrad will...

Unfortunate. This means BMW Motorrad will continue to charge high prices for the GS with more plastic, lower quality and treat customers like chattel.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By def
I would use the cheapest ones. Expensive spark...

I would use the cheapest ones. Expensive spark plugs with 2, 3, 4 or more ground electrodes is nonsense. One ground electrode provides the most intense (hottest) spark. Also, the single ground...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,116
Posted By def
Asking when to shift into another gear on your...

Asking when to shift into another gear on your motorcycle is like asking, when should I have sexual intercourse....it should come naturally and you should not have to ask.

If you don't know, I...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By def
Valve adjuster lock nut on LH side missing or...

Valve adjuster lock nut on LH side missing or loose?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By def
Ditch the K&N air filter. Go to the OE...

Ditch the K&N air filter. Go to the OE replacement paper element. It cleans and flows better.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By def
You should have enough throttle to cruise at...

You should have enough throttle to cruise at 85mph. My '01 GS will make 120MPH . Something is wrong....keep us posted.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
Ask the horses.

Ask the horses.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,016
Posted By def
If you want better performance, Lenny's sprokets...

If you want better performance, Lenny's sprokets might help. I would start with more fuel. The OE induction system is optimized for the boxer already.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By def
You will benefit from some exhaust back pressure...

You will benefit from some exhaust back pressure at low RPM. Also you might like the improved low end driveability with a slightly richer mixture. I personally would ditch the header thing and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
No smoking in the horse barn or....kaboom!

No smoking in the horse barn or....kaboom!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,129
Posted By def
When you stand too close to a fire, you get hot....

When you stand too close to a fire, you get hot. As long as your legs (or any other part of your anatomy) are near internal combustion, you're gonna feel the heat. Have you tried feeling the pipes...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By def
Check your pipes after a summer ride in a dark...

Check your pipes after a summer ride in a dark place (garage?) before you shut off your engine....mine are often dark cherry. I suspect the WC boxers, not so much.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By def
Sorry, four zeros to the right of the decimal...

Sorry, four zeros to the right of the decimal would be ten thousandths.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By def
Maybe a yard stick was used to adjust valve lash?...

Maybe a yard stick was used to adjust valve lash?

Agreed, I try to review and correct what I am about to post 'cause I don't want Jetspeed to think I'm just a dopey, white-hat sailor while he is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By def
Clean your bike thoroughly, dry then spray all...

Clean your bike thoroughly, dry then spray all surfaces with aerosol silicone spray. Be sure to hit the electrical connectors as well, even the battery terminals. WARNING, do not allow overspray to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,542
Posted By def
Now, that sounds like an excellent plan...what...

Now, that sounds like an excellent plan...what material would you think is best?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
Probably synthetic.

Probably synthetic.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
Ships are tied up with what amounts to a clove...

Ships are tied up with what amounts to a clove hitch. I haven't seen any ships mysteriously drifting down the river lately so I guess the clove hitch thing works. Personally, I would use a bowline on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
My rule is, stay off the bike when out of sorts,...

My rule is, stay off the bike when out of sorts, angry or under-hydrated.

What curse words did you use?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,016
Posted By def
You'll need to modify the air snorkel if you have...

You'll need to modify the air snorkel if you have installed a turbocharger. Is that what you have done? If so, we want photos and details.

If not, leave well enough alone. As others have so...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
....or, Ginger the Wonder Dog.

....or, Ginger the Wonder Dog.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By def
As they say, a picture is worth 1000 words.

As they say, a picture is worth 1000 words.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 599
Posted By def
Would you be willing to document your work with...

Would you be willing to document your work with photos? We would appreciate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,984
Posted By def
I used to kick the Triumph TR6C after coming off...

I used to kick the Triumph TR6C after coming off the CS. The Triumph had both stands. It was easier to kick off the stand...only took one kick if you knew how to tickle the Amal properly.

Here in...
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