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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,662
Posted By WindSailor
Yep. Each Headlight assembly and bulb have a...

Yep.
Each Headlight assembly and bulb have a specific focal point. If the two match - the beam should be similar.
What I like about the LED'S, is that their light emitters are facing either up or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,662
Posted By WindSailor
bracky72 - Yeah - that's the one from...

bracky72 -

Yeah - that's the one from Cyclops... I like the guy - and his products - but I also believe that there has to be a hole in the unit for the unit / fan to work properly - otherwise it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,662
Posted By WindSailor
Yep. Personally I'm a little bit hesitant...

Yep.
Personally I'm a little bit hesitant about leaving my Headlight assembly open to the environment with the suggested mods - but I'm getting closer to trying it. .


Sent from my Samsung...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,859
Posted By WindSailor
Priced competitively - anything is possible. ...

Priced competitively - anything is possible.
Just depends on what each person wants. For me, I like spots.


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,662
Posted By WindSailor
Well LED is getting closer to HID... I just got...

Well LED is getting closer to HID... I just got spammed from an outfit from China about a 3200 lumen H7, don't know about the quality of it yet. But more and more options are showing up every month. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By WindSailor
Why not tap into the stock BMW accessory plug? ...

Why not tap into the stock BMW accessory plug?
Towards the rear etc etc.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By WindSailor
I've been planning on using my stock BMW...

I've been planning on using my stock BMW accessory plug socket on the left side below the seat. I currently use it to power my Hyperlites. It stays on for about a minute after I shut the bike off -...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By WindSailor
Def - pm me your email and I'll forward you that...

Def - pm me your email and I'll forward you that email I got - just to see what you think about it.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,817
Posted By WindSailor
That's good to hear... Most likely to be my next...

That's good to hear... Most likely to be my next set of tires.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By WindSailor
I just got spammed by a China company wanting to...

I just got spammed by a China company wanting to sell another H7 led option with 3200 lumens... So more options are appearing monthly... Haven't committed yet on anything...

Sent from my Samsung...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By WindSailor
I just forwarded the picture to one of my buddies...

I just forwarded the picture to one of my buddies that rides a Ducati 'aggressively' and told him this is one thing a Ducati can't do... I'll let him chew on it awhile...

Sent from my Samsung...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By WindSailor
Thought the valve was there to add torque at low...

Thought the valve was there to add torque at low rpms - closed back at low rpm - opens up with the throttle...

A couple of people has had to take them off and clean them up once they get carboned...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By WindSailor
Good catch - I think that sole observation got it...

Good catch - I think that sole observation got it right...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,005
Posted By WindSailor
I'll second that - looks like the pannier is...

I'll second that - looks like the pannier is touching too. No sparks - if he was sliding you would see material and sparks flying...

Trying to corner wildly with knobbies on, you get one hell of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,698
Posted By WindSailor
We all love you def... mjfields - nice...

We all love you def...

mjfields - nice pictures - glad everything worked out ok. Next time your out here on the west coast check out Yosemite...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,698
Posted By WindSailor
Oh golly - for a minute I thought you were...

Oh golly - for a minute I thought you were talking about 'def'...

:)

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 883
Posted By WindSailor
Cy- I've got to ask - what should be the...

Cy-

I've got to ask - what should be the life span of a LiFePO4 under normal conditions (and compared to an AGM battery)?

Would the electronic design of rhe EarthX battery extend its life...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,924
Posted By WindSailor
Seriously - I hang it around my neck... That way...

Seriously - I hang it around my neck... That way I don't have to worry about it falling off of the bike or someone else finding it. In the past I've hidden keys and then forget where I put it - then...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By WindSailor
One of the guys says he can do a buck 44 with the...

One of the guys says he can do a buck 44 with the Ducati; and wanted to see how the boxer would hold up to that. That's a bit much. The fastest I've heard the boxer will go is somewhere in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,460
Posted By WindSailor
I know a few guys on Ducati's around here that...

I know a few guys on Ducati's around here that would love to have you verify that...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,924
Posted By WindSailor
Ehhh... Probably lost in the campfire... I've...

Ehhh... Probably lost in the campfire... I've had a few of those...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By WindSailor
Probably could - but way back when in the...

Probably could - but way back when in the military - plain old electrical tape was illegal to use on aircraft wiring because of the glue on the tape - would deteriorate the sheathing around the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By WindSailor
I have a Morimoto setup. I like the lumens - but...

I have a Morimoto setup. I like the lumens - but I am strongly looking at the LED options... I don't think the LED's have the lumens to what I currently have.
But I like the idea of not having a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By WindSailor
Phil, Here is an older thread that had some...

Phil,

Here is an older thread that had some parameters established to pass the canbus issues with the camhead etc. My setup works but it was a a pain to get everything just right.

The pages may...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By WindSailor
Yes. I have it powering my Hyperlites right...

Yes.
I have it powering my Hyperlites right now - it stays on for about a minute after you turn off the bike. Which is ok with me.
All I had to do was buy a plug - wire it to my device - it can...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By WindSailor
I was going to use the stock BMW plug under the...

I was going to use the stock BMW plug under the seat to 'trip' the relay for my setup.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By WindSailor
Pulled into a motel on our trip through the...

Pulled into a motel on our trip through the Redwoods and Yosemite... Went to put it on the center stand and watched it go over... Couldn't do a darn thing but dance on my toes and watch it go... (Big...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By WindSailor
Are you talking about the Silicon self fusing...

Are you talking about the Silicon self fusing tape?

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,561
Posted By WindSailor
Whatever it takes to make you and your motorcycle...

Whatever it takes to make you and your motorcycle more conspicuous to others - do it. Period.
My thoughts...

The addition of lights create a wider area of recognition - or focal point - for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,561
Posted By WindSailor
Yes. The other day I was driving our car...

Yes.

The other day I was driving our car and there was a long stream of vehicles coming my way - at dusk. I was turning left to a destination.

What I didn't notice was the vehicle in front...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By WindSailor
For my low beam and to be canbus friendly the...

For my low beam and to be canbus friendly the ballasts can put out no more than roughly 6.2 amps and no less than 1.2 amps. Now that's just a rough guess, but I can find the link later if necessary...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By WindSailor
I think these are the ones that JVB recommends...

I think these are the ones that JVB recommends http://m.ebay.com/itm?itemId=281008218250#ht_5611wt_1340

4300 Kelvin is the stock color...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By WindSailor
Here is what I've been looking at lately LED...

Here is what I've been looking at lately LED Headlight "Bulb" replacement Modules (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=948701) and ADVMonster (http://stores.advmonster.com/) for LED options....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By WindSailor
Ouch. First impressions The bike has...

Ouch.

First impressions

The bike has to be running for the fog lights to be powered up (just checked that on my bike). I too thought they weren't canbus monitored because of being fused......
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By WindSailor
Just to make sure - I'm talking about the OEM...

Just to make sure - I'm talking about the OEM powerlet-style plug - left side - just below the seat.. That's the one I going to use...


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Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By WindSailor
I've got a PowerPak 60 waiting to be installed...

I've got a PowerPak 60 waiting to be installed and I'm going to use that same OEM plug to trigger it.
Currently it powers my Hyperlites...
The plug I believe stays on for a minute or so after the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By WindSailor
Personally I like this: Cockpit Cover 2, Cig +BMW...

Personally I like this: Cockpit Cover 2, Cig +BMW socket R1200GS / ADV, 2008-on...
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 137,782
Posted By WindSailor
For my bike 1200GSA it seemed like it took around...

For my bike 1200GSA it seemed like it took around 500 to 600 miles for the adaption to mature.
That said - I am no tech on this at all - strictly butt science.
Also, the adaption seemed to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,659
Posted By WindSailor
Just to note: this appears to be different than...

Just to note: this appears to be different than the hex/camhead design...

With my '11 and tapping into the power wire off of the computer / GS911 plug under the seat (to power my HyperLites) - the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,659
Posted By WindSailor
I agree it is an attractant. We (in...

I agree it is an attractant.

We (in general) have multiple alarms that have flashing lights and an audible alarm with a variying pitch simply made to attract attention.

When I'm riding I want...
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