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Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,196
Posted By sonic578
So is the diagnostic connector line. I decided to...

So is the diagnostic connector line. I decided to stick with ignition switched to avoid losing power if the headlight burns out and canbus shuts down that line.


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,196
Posted By sonic578
I guess I'm in the "ask around" pool. :evil ...

I guess I'm in the "ask around" pool. :evil

With the Denali LED's current draw is 'only' 1.5A total, I'd still prefer not to add that to the battery load when starting. Guess I'll run a line up...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,196
Posted By sonic578
I accept that this is a bit old, and I may not...

I accept that this is a bit old, and I may not get an answer...

Is that a red positap on the CANBUS diagnostic connector? I'm looking for a place to tap for switched power to feed Fuzebloc. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 75,127
Posted By sonic578
Fully charged, fresh off charger: 13.4v Sit...

Fully charged, fresh off charger: 13.4v
Sit open circuit overnight: 12.8v
Turn on ignition: initial draw of 2A, dropped to 12.38v
Turn on 55W headlight: 6.1A, 12.2v

discharge... til it gets...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,929
Posted By sonic578
Based on a few hours of off-bike wearing,...

Based on a few hours of off-bike wearing, regarding fit, comfort, noise isolation, and sound quality... I'm pleased. Will update when I can get back on the bike in a couple of weeks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,512
Posted By sonic578
It took me 3 bikes to get it right (and by that...

It took me 3 bikes to get it right (and by that of course I mean right for me). 2005 GS for 2 yrs til I concluded I didn't want servo brakes and did want several things that were std on the GSA,...
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 33,316
Posted By sonic578
Hi Jason I've scanned this thread, but...

Hi Jason

I've scanned this thread, but probably missed it... There is a Touratech rack option for the DSBP Raid toolbox, but I don't see any pics. Is the box the same shape as what is pictured? ...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,929
Posted By sonic578
I was headed to custom molds, but started seeing...

I was headed to custom molds, but started seeing good reviews of the Splug. She offers a 30 day trial period, and lifetime upgrade to the custom molds, so hard to go wrong. Similar experience to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 75,127
Posted By sonic578
That at least makes sense! Can't understand...

That at least makes sense! Can't understand battery acting like that.

Thanks also to Mouth for the pics. Looks like your battery was doing some arc welding!

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 75,127
Posted By sonic578
No I did not, but, my discharge method did not...

No I did not, but, my discharge method did not readily allow me to do that since i was changing resistance with the jacket controller to get to 10.5v faster. Didn't think about estimating capacity....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 75,127
Posted By sonic578
2 yr old Odyssey PC535 - had never charged it...

2 yr old Odyssey PC535 - had never charged it except for the initial charge before installing - figured as often as I ride it wasn't necessary (at least once every week or 2 at least).

Started...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By sonic578
Thx El Gato. Yes, flush profile does seem ideal....

Thx El Gato. Yes, flush profile does seem ideal. To avoid the problem of disturbing the ER6's with the helmet I jam them in pretty far, hence the discomfort issue. Glad to hear comment on sound...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By sonic578
I'm considering PlugUp, or, the Etymotic Custom...

I'm considering PlugUp, or, the Etymotic Custom Fit program. Would be interested in any comments from folks who have tried either? Interested in either custom plugs, or, embedding my own earbuds...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 601,444
Posted By sonic578
I was looking for the combination setup - spkrs...

I was looking for the combination setup - spkrs by default and turn those off (and attenuate level) when you plug earbuds into the 3.5mm jack. I know this has been discussed elsewhere in the past,...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 601,444
Posted By sonic578
earbud - speaker combination setup

A few months ago Sena released their SMH-10 clamp accessory that supports both earbuds and speakers, using a plug inline with speakers and short coiled adapter cord for earbuds - SMH-A0305. I know...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 105,073
Posted By sonic578
If it's not against the rules can u post a link? ...

If it's not against the rules can u post a link? Unable to find it. Thx
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,209
Posted By sonic578
Not sure this is an 1100, but regardless, the vid...

Not sure this is an 1100, but regardless, the vid addresses the "why remove" question, and if you enjoy Chris's humor (as I do), it's a good watch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H907BjGC0Pc
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By sonic578
The gasket is critical to achieving a good water...

The gasket is critical to achieving a good water seal. No gasket... No seal.
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 243,941
Posted By sonic578
A couple of questions wrt winter gloves. I use...

A couple of questions wrt winter gloves. I use Warm & Safe heated jacket liner. Are my glove options limited to the same brand, or would Gerbings work?

Also, I've seen some good comments on the...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 601,444
Posted By sonic578
Eval unit shipped today UPS ground. Should see...

Eval unit shipped today UPS ground. Should see some reports here soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,041
Posted By sonic578
I have one of the newish battery less,...

I have one of the newish battery less, weather-resistant Florida Sunpass devices. Have a GSA windscreen on a GS, and have velcro'd it, upside down onto the small 'shelf' just behind the lower part...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,367
Posted By sonic578
Take a look at the TT Day Trip.

Take a look at the TT Day Trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,078
Posted By sonic578
I wish you hadn't said this. I was just starting...

I wish you hadn't said this. I was just starting to get used to the 4,200rpm buzz, after 19k mi on my 2011 GS. Are you SURE the TB sync helped?
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 601,444
Posted By sonic578
While it is true that earbuds typically have...

While it is true that earbuds typically have higher impedance than speakers, mainly due to the very small moving coil, the biggest difference is the required POWER. Sena took an odd approach in the...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 254,623
Posted By sonic578
Hey Adam, when will you have pricing on the new...

Hey Adam, when will you have pricing on the new earbud / speaker combo (305 & 306)? I am told mid July avail?
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 601,444
Posted By sonic578
Is it possible the 74 ohm resistors are...

Is it possible the 74 ohm resistors are integrated into the earbud cable? BTW, the speakers are supposed to be louder than prior design... Which is good when earPLUGS are in use. Anxious to try...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 601,444
Posted By sonic578
Sena just announced the combo clamp for SMH10......

Sena just announced the combo clamp for SMH10... earbuds AND speakers all in 1.

http://www.senabluetooth.com/products/acc_SMH-A0305.php

Available mid-July, but no pricing yet as far as I know?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By sonic578
Try purging from the top bleeder valve by the...

Try purging from the top bleeder valve by the brake lever. I made same mistake a few weeks ago, and no matter how much flushing I was not able to clear the air til I opened the top. Good luck.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 467,855
Posted By sonic578
Here's some interesting info on color vs heat for...

Here's some interesting info on color vs heat for helmets:

http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?320016-Helmet-color-vs-temperature
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By sonic578
4 of us all have smh10's and were riding 2 hrs in...

4 of us all have smh10's and were riding 2 hrs in pretty hard rain. Mine was the only one that had problems... Dead the next day. Called sena, told them what happened, and they provided an RMA for...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By sonic578
The orig sena smh10 was not mini USB, it was...

The orig sena smh10 was not mini USB, it was nothing. That is, there was no USB data interface... Only power via a coax connector for charging, but firmware not upgradeable. By the time I upgraded...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,430
Posted By sonic578
I had same 'foggy' impression in the store, then...

I had same 'foggy' impression in the store, then noticed it had a removable plastic film. Couldn't be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By sonic578
I'm in trial mode now with a tall sport. ...

I'm in trial mode now with a tall sport. Installed just before a trip, but removed it before leaving due to helmet buffeting. Paige has been very helpful and I'll put it back on soon to try out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,367
Posted By sonic578
I went for the Sargent first, then wanting even...

I went for the Sargent first, then wanting even more distance between breaks tried... beadrider, then airhawk, and finally Alaska sheepskin. The last has been best for me, and has enabled some long...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,387
Posted By sonic578
If anyone finds some damage has been done, and...

If anyone finds some damage has been done, and wants a new ball joint... I have a brand new BMW part for sale. Bought it for previous GS, and never installed it. PM if interested.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By sonic578
Apparently the bubble did stay at a high point,...

Apparently the bubble did stay at a high point, as no matter how much flushing was done it would not purge until the master bleed valve was opened. All is well now. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,432
Posted By sonic578
See here... ...

See here...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221

Just got quote from Brady on replacing TT tail bag zipper. Seems reasonable.

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By sonic578
That was it! Went through lots of fluid before I...

That was it! Went through lots of fluid before I considered bleeding the master. Within 2 cycles of pump-open-close, fluid started to appear and it firmed up immediately! Not much out there that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By sonic578
Anyone know what looks to be a bleeder valve up...

Anyone know what looks to be a bleeder valve up on the master beside the reservoir is used for? Maybe air purging??
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By sonic578
I've gotten a little resistance back, but not...

I've gotten a little resistance back, but not much, and, regardless of how many repeats no apparent progress. A couple points...

There is a little seepage at the slave, but not much. It may even...
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