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Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,593
Posted By SLV2NON
I'm getting roughly 15,000 per front and 8,000...

I'm getting roughly 15,000 per front and 8,000 per rear. Can't complain. They are cheap and offer great performance for the price.
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By SLV2NON
My exo-1000 has the lever on the left with three...

My exo-1000 has the lever on the left with three settings. Free movement, cracked open, and locked shut. No need for modification.


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Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,997
Posted By SLV2NON
Did you buy or make your own stencil? I'm going...

Did you buy or make your own stencil? I'm going to do the same to my Grizzly, but all the stencils I've found are small.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By SLV2NON
Never a close call. Every time I've used my horn...

Never a close call. Every time I've used my horn I've seen it coming. That being said, if you don't stand your ground and give a long honk, sometimes they think you are just an angry biker.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Posted By SLV2NON
Wow! You must be lucky. Here is SoCal the horn...

Wow! You must be lucky. Here is SoCal the horn has saved me from idiots trying to change lanes several times. I do need to upgrade it though; a couple times it's taken a LONG honk before someone...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By SLV2NON
Clutch? I have a "clack" noise ghosts more...

Clutch? I have a "clack" noise ghosts more noticeable when cold as I engage the clutch. Been there since 22,000 miles and I'm at 68,000 now.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,306
Posted By SLV2NON
If you want a knobby... Be ready to spend lots on...

If you want a knobby... Be ready to spend lots on tires. That was the first shock of owning a motorcycle to me. The fact that tires don't last very long. Couple that with riding every day and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,718
Posted By SLV2NON
Could you post some measurements on the speakers...

Could you post some measurements on the speakers as well? I've been trying to find new speakers to use in my helmet and I find that many are too thick or just don't fit well in my helmets. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,392
Posted By SLV2NON
Also update your location. There are inmates all...

Also update your location. There are inmates all over the place who might help out for the cost of beer... or a dram of whiskey or scotch. :evil If you are in southern California I can refer you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By SLV2NON
R1150GS with black windscreen?

I've been looking, but haven't seen any. Anybody have a picture?

My stock screen just doesn't look as pretty anymore. Some fine scratches, some deeper ones... plus it just doesn't look as clear,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By SLV2NON
Thank you for the great suggestions. We ended up...

Thank you for the great suggestions. We ended up riding from La Jolla north to the 78, then east to S2. At that point she wanted a plan. I made a few quick calls and we had a place reserved at Agua...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,525
Posted By SLV2NON
It would be a bit more difficult with less real...

It would be a bit more difficult with less real estate on a 1200. My suggestion would be to take a picture and if you aren't good in photoshop, just start drawing lines on a printed photo.

I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,525
Posted By SLV2NON
Mine isn't as pretty as yours... No aluminum...

Mine isn't as pretty as yours... No aluminum panniers. Sniff sniff. But I love it all the same!!!

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By SLV2NON
The lady said she's good for single night in a...

The lady said she's good for single night in a primitive camp... After we get one out of the way we'll see if she is up for two nights. I'll grab some dehydrated food and see how far I can push her...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By SLV2NON
Great info! Thanks!!! I'll be sure to report...

Great info! Thanks!!! I'll be sure to report back after.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By SLV2NON
Wow... Thought I'd at least get a couple...

Wow... Thought I'd at least get a couple replies!!!

I guess you guys are too shy to admit that a repair might not be OEM perfect. :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By SLV2NON
All I'm seeing on the parks site are the actual...

All I'm seeing on the parks site are the actual camp grounds. Do you have any info on the primitive camping? Last time I was out there(a couple years ago) I rode in after dark following a buddy's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By SLV2NON
Question Last minute local camping getaway?

So Monday is a holiday... at least for my girlfriend, I on the other have to use vacation time. We have plans that will keep us busy until Saturday evening, so I'm looking for a local overnight...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By SLV2NON
Wicked What band-aid became a permanent fixture on your bike?

I'd don my nomex suit... But since I can't find it I'll just prepare for the eventual:kboom

I was riding back from dinner when I realized my temporary repair of my left valve cover has been in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,389
Posted By SLV2NON
Anyone use this material or something similar on...

Anyone use this material or something similar on your lower forks and lower fork brace? My paint is flaking off down there and the texture made it hard to keep clean in the first place. I'd love to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,244
Posted By SLV2NON
Granted... I don't have a water boxer... However...

Granted... I don't have a water boxer... However I stopped putting it on either stand. I don't even get off the bike! I will say that two up I lower the side stand as a safety if the bike starts to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,649
Posted By SLV2NON
Nope, I wouldn't either. As soon as I got to NY...

Nope, I wouldn't either. As soon as I got to NY I'd turn around and ride home. Right back to CA. ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,101
Posted By SLV2NON
That's because he(we) are in California. Our...

That's because he(we) are in California. Our winter's aren't that bad! :D

I'd ride 365 days a year if I didn't occasionally have to do maintenance on occasion!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By SLV2NON
Yes fine sir... you were right. Well appreciated...

Yes fine sir... you were right. Well appreciated advice!:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By SLV2NON
As far as I can tell... FIXED! I performed a...

As far as I can tell... FIXED! I performed a canisterectomy over a year ago. Initially I capped it off with hose that had a bolt stuffed in the end. Eventually swapped out for a "prettier" albeit...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By SLV2NON
Left bottom. I'd say the noise is a little...

Left bottom. I'd say the noise is a little louder when my head is behind the cylinder vs in front of it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By SLV2NON
Thank you for the advice! This has been a...

Thank you for the advice! This has been a tough/crazy week. I'll ride my motorcycle into work tomorrow and try to snag a stethoscope from one of our mechanics. Wish they were moto mechanics!!! ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By SLV2NON
Question Can't locate source of noise.

So I had posted this in another thread a week or so back, however that thread was related to my clutch. It's not my clutch, at least not that I can tell(no slipping, sound does not change when...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By SLV2NON
Sound not affected by the clutch lever. I'll snag...

Sound not affected by the clutch lever. I'll snag a stethoscope Monday from work.

Not sure on the starter... Though I was contemplating starting it up on the center stand and then removing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,391
Posted By SLV2NON
I humbly bow out then! I read a wrong stat...

I humbly bow out then! I read a wrong stat saying it was introduced in late 2002!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,391
Posted By SLV2NON
From VERY recent experience, I'd say coils. I'm...

From VERY recent experience, I'd say coils. I'm assuming your 2002 has dual spark, unplug your secondary plugs while running. Does it stumble?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By SLV2NON
Clutch questions

So, I opted not to replace the slave cylinder... At least not today. I haven't noticed any ill effects, is I started with the clutch flush. Went great, used a TON of fluid to ensure i had a nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By SLV2NON
So, I'll be picking up a new slave cylinder...

So, I'll be picking up a new slave cylinder tomorrow. The dealership is suggesting that in addition to the cylinder and gasket, that I also replace the felt and the push rod. That necessary?

And...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By SLV2NON
Okay.... So the clutch is clean. That led me...

Okay.... So the clutch is clean. That led me back to the master again. This time I pulled the cover off to inspect the master rather than just look in through the window. To my surprise; my fluid...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By SLV2NON
Clutch questions

I noticed at lunch today a "new" sound. It sounded like my alternator belt was chirping, but the sound was slightly different. When I left work it was gone initially, then a couple miles later it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,648
Posted By SLV2NON
How long ago was this? I agree I've noticed...

How long ago was this? I agree I've noticed cupping on the front, though I've noticed no issues on my rear tires. How much weight on your bike? Maybe it's a load issue? For reference, I commute...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,648
Posted By SLV2NON
I'm on my 4th rear, 2nd front. My first front...

I'm on my 4th rear, 2nd front. My first front lasted roughly 15,000 miles. First and second rear between 7,000 and 8,000 miles each.

Second front is at about 11,000 miles and looks amazing. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By SLV2NON
Funny that you say you need to be shorter. I'm...

Funny that you say you need to be shorter. I'm 5'10" and the ADV screen was unbearable for me. I thought the added height would be an improvement over the GS screen but it was worse. Back to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,757
Posted By SLV2NON
Not sure about the Full Bore tires... however...

Not sure about the Full Bore tires... however I've been running Shinko 705 radials for a couple years now with no problems. My last rear tire lasted me 10,000 miles! Front looks like it could hit...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 47,053
Posted By SLV2NON
Wicked Another proud owner of Ford cool packs. Idled...

Another proud owner of Ford cool packs. Idled like a Harley and lacked power above 4,000 RPMS. Now it idles and pulls like new. Such an improvement and at a huge savings.
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