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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By JimVonBaden
HD sells many, many times what BMW sells!

HD sells many, many times what BMW sells!
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By JimVonBaden
I thought you made everything up!:lol3

I thought you made everything up!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By JimVonBaden
Mine, on a 2400 sq ft house on 1/4 acre were...

Mine, on a 2400 sq ft house on 1/4 acre were literally 10 times yours! :cry
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By JimVonBaden
They should be heard, but a low servo-wine is...

They should be heard, but a low servo-wine is all. You have to listen fairly closely to hear them normally, though I have heard some louder than others.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:04 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 38,145
Posted By JimVonBaden
IMHO, as posted, this IS an issue. My point...

IMHO, as posted, this IS an issue. My point was/is that it is incumbent upon the person doing the tire change to look for signs of cracking. If it is the dealer they should know to look. If you are...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 22,010
Posted By JimVonBaden
Or, they are too busy riding to post. Or, they...

Or, they are too busy riding to post. Or, they think the concept is dumb!:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By JimVonBaden
That must be it. I did not order that option....

That must be it. I did not order that option. Shift lights annoy me anyhow.

Thanks,
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,941
Posted By JimVonBaden
I had the same experience. I used a long reach...

I had the same experience. I used a long reach tork socket and it was easier. The bolts come with Loctite on them. No way I am strong enough to use a simple T-handle. I needed an extended ratchet to...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,941
Posted By JimVonBaden
When possible, seal the ends with shrink wrap for...

When possible, seal the ends with shrink wrap for a neat appearance.




http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b238/JimVonBaden2000/JVB%20Productions/2015%20R1200GS/Accessories/Day367.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,941
Posted By JimVonBaden
Correct. Many people use oversized wires when it...

Correct. Many people use oversized wires when it is not necessary. Look at the size of the wires for the Clearwater Krista lights, or the accessory Powerlet from Powerlet, or standard headlights. No...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 402,370
Posted By JimVonBaden
Bullshit! If he is leaking, what would you have...

Bullshit! If he is leaking, what would you have him do if distilled water is not available, piss in it?:norton

Adding regular water to get him home is a perfectly acceptable TEMPORARY fix....
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,511
Posted By JimVonBaden
I installed one on my GSw. I know I can't answer...

I installed one on my GSw. I know I can't answer clearance questions, but functionally they are great. As mentioned, they hold your tools no matter if you have panniers on or not, and can be locked...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By JimVonBaden
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By JimVonBaden
I can't see the video, but if they are both...

I can't see the video, but if they are both testing OK with the GS911, and you are receiving no faults, I would not worry about one being louder than the other. There is no reason to suspect that one...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By JimVonBaden
I read this over there. The problem is using the...

I read this over there. The problem is using the wrong charger THROUGH the standard powerlet socket. If you do not do it right it will not charge.

Fix the issue by plugging the charger to a...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By JimVonBaden
If you have the socket, then use an impact to...

If you have the socket, then use an impact to remove it. No threadlock IIRC. Once the nut is off the replacement of the seal is pretty straight forward.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By JimVonBaden
The OP has a Hexhead.:deal Off topic,...

The OP has a Hexhead.:deal

Off topic, which package includes a shift indicator? :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By JimVonBaden
Almost 53K Wetheads! Wow, that is a lot of bikes!...

Almost 53K Wetheads! Wow, that is a lot of bikes!

Put into perspective:

http://luxurysociety.com/attachments/article_images/6375_Luxury_Auto_1_medium.jpg?1405955095

And people still...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By JimVonBaden
I always laugh when people talk about the R9T as...

I always laugh when people talk about the R9T as a "collectable". Great and fun bike, but it will never really be worth more than it was the day it came off the showroom floor!:deal
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By JimVonBaden
If you want to lug it, short shift it. This is...

If you want to lug it, short shift it. This is common from those used to V-tins. The more efficient shift point is above 4K rpm. Shifting early may seem like a good idea, but you are doing your bike,...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:09 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 38,145
Posted By JimVonBaden
Not taking away from the situation, but it is...

Not taking away from the situation, but it is very well known. It is also highly unlikely that what you see here would happen if the owner, or shop, would look at the flange for cracks every tire...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By JimVonBaden
I ran one for 50K miles and never had an issue...

I ran one for 50K miles and never had an issue with the string. It isn't like it is under tension or anything. You can always add something more substantial if you are nervous about it.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By JimVonBaden
What polishing compound are you using, and what...

What polishing compound are you using, and what applicator?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By JimVonBaden
20.

20.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By JimVonBaden
Or that! :lol3

Or that! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 402,370
Posted By JimVonBaden
It should be, but if it is not available, regular...

It should be, but if it is not available, regular water will work.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 402,370
Posted By JimVonBaden
There should be no issues. Just keep an eye on...

There should be no issues. Just keep an eye on your coolant level at each fuel stop!
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,843
Views: 402,370
Posted By JimVonBaden
That looks like more than a weep. I would not...

That looks like more than a weep. I would not freak out, but definitely have it checked out by the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By JimVonBaden
Sure, Touratech, AltRider and several others make...

Sure, Touratech, AltRider and several others make one. Check the web sites and pick the one you like best. I like the AltRider one for looks and price.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,941
Posted By JimVonBaden
I hardwired, soldered, all of my connections. If...

I hardwired, soldered, all of my connections. If that is in your skillset, you should do that. If not, good crimping is an acceptable alternative.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 365,026
Posted By JimVonBaden
Beauty, especially for the miles!:clap

Beauty, especially for the miles!:clap
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,287
Views: 935,954
Posted By JimVonBaden
That is certainly NOT, just another cruiser!:deal...

That is certainly NOT, just another cruiser!:deal

I like it! :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By JimVonBaden
http://www.amazon.com/Proficient-Motorcycling-Ulti...

http://www.amazon.com/Proficient-Motorcycling-Ultimate-Guide-Riding/dp/1889540536 and the sequel.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,510
Posted By JimVonBaden
Based on the fit of the Medium, and several other...

Based on the fit of the Medium, and several other medium helmets I have had, I can say that medium is a dead fit. It can be inferred that large will also be a good fit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By JimVonBaden
:lol3 There are some good tips in them!...

:lol3

There are some good tips in them! :deal
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,460
Posted By JimVonBaden
Factory DVD!

Factory DVD!
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By JimVonBaden
Funny you mention that. I think they are a bit...

Funny you mention that. I think they are a bit exposed, and I am not one to buy protection for stuff unless I really believe it is a problem.

There are a couple out there, but I made my own:
...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,941
Posted By JimVonBaden
Hell, maybe I have been thinking wrong all along....

Hell, maybe I have been thinking wrong all along. Maybe I was told PET and heard PEX? :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By JimVonBaden
OK, since you insist. I will start with my DVDs....

OK, since you insist. I will start with my DVDs. First, unless someone copied my DVD and redistributed it, they are free to do what I did. Film all the steps, edit the video, print the DVDs and put...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By JimVonBaden
You simply pull the key cylinder out and...

You simply pull the key cylinder out and rearrange the plates until your key works. You only need 3 out of 6 plates, and it works fine. You can get more plates at the dealer cheap. Many dealer parts...
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