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Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By deadzed
I have an '04 GS (not A) that shows "6". Why is...

I have an '04 GS (not A) that shows "6". Why is that? (It also has the blue forks which I have also been told were only on the GSA)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By deadzed
From the pic those look like they'd rotate into...

From the pic those look like they'd rotate into the valve covers if the bike landed on them. Am I wrong?

Edit: answered by MotoBoss. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By deadzed
I've seen those online but not in person. I guess...

I've seen those online but not in person. I guess they'd be likely to fold themselves in depending on the angle the bike went down? maybe they'd break away without damaging the valve covers?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5,861
Views: 268,122
Posted By deadzed
Any Other NoVa people planning to head down to...

Any Other NoVa people planning to head down to the HU Meet in NC?

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/north-carolina-2014
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By deadzed
I'm looking for some highway pegs for my '04...

I'm looking for some highway pegs for my '04 1150GS. I've got SW Motech crash bars.

So far the problem I see with all the pegs I've found is that they have the potential to do a lot of damage to...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,804
Posted By deadzed
Well damn, I was hoping for a video of this...

Well damn, I was hoping for a video of this proposed pitching machine contest :evil
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By deadzed
Aerostich Darien Light .vs BMW GS Dry

About to pull the trigger on a new suit & It's pretty much down to these two.

Anybody have experience with both? :ear
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By deadzed
+1 on the leatherlyke bags. I had a bad put down...

+1 on the leatherlyke bags. I had a bad put down on my Magna in '08. Shattered collar bone, two surgeries & 5 months of recovery for me, but the Leatherlyke bags & my crashbar kept the bike damage...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,861
Views: 268,122
Posted By deadzed
I go to: Lake Ridge Auto Care 12234...

I go to:
Lake Ridge Auto Care
12234 Touchstone Cir
Woodbridge, VA 22192

In n out. Easy breezy.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,533
Posted By deadzed
I too have found a top box to be the ugliest, yet...

I too have found a top box to be the ugliest, yet most convenient piece of luggage for day-to-day use.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-05-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,427
Posted By deadzed
If you like 80's Hondas

Posting this one for a friend. Yeah he wants a lot for it, but he'll take less (or a nice dual sport) & the bike is very very solid.

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/mcy/4502733833.html
...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,520
Posted By deadzed
Oh, that will change. We find each other. :freaky...

Oh, that will change. We find each other. :freaky

I found the V-strom & KLR to be friendly, versatile & easy to ride. Both are pretty roomy which will be important with your inseam length.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By deadzed
That could have something to do with it. Here's a...

That could have something to do with it. Here's a sturdier replacement:
http://www.steadengineering.com/product.sc?productId=10

Could also be that your valves are out of adjustment.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,829
Posted By deadzed
Ok, that one got me :rofl

Ok, that one got me :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,032
Posted By deadzed
[/QUOTE] This. Big Agnes bags pack very...

[/QUOTE]

This.

Big Agnes bags pack very small. Quite comfortable with the Big Agnes Q-Core pads.
The womens models have the zipper on the opposite side so that you can zip the bags together.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By deadzed
At your height & inseam length, the ninja may...

At your height & inseam length, the ninja may fold you up a bit too much for long distance. I'm 2" shorter than you with the same inseam. I can & have done all day rides on the 250, but my KLR650 was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By deadzed
Ninja 250 is a lot of fun & really does most...

Ninja 250 is a lot of fun & really does most things quite well. 1st gen ones are pretty cheap. Despite the fairing, the seating position is more standard than sport. I've had several bikes & my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,512
Posted By deadzed
Scootac beat me to it Eyes open in NoVa. ...

Scootac beat me to it

Eyes open in NoVa.
Only good use for a thief is as fertilizer.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,679
Views: 714,960
Posted By deadzed
My new Sargent seat arrived today. Russell...

My new Sargent seat arrived today.

Russell is for sale here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=960210

New battery & installed my new crash bars. Crash bars were bit of a PITA. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5,861
Views: 268,122
Posted By deadzed
Everybody wins! I got rid of bars I didn't need....

Everybody wins! I got rid of bars I didn't need. Phreakingeek got bars he did need & BWalsh gets a free beverage! :clap
Forum: Australia 03-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,132
Posted By deadzed
recycled tarp hat

I wear one of these. It's been packed in saddlebags, drowned in rivers, flown in soft luggage halfway around the world. nothing seems to hurt it and each is unique. 4 of my friends have bought them...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,861
Views: 268,122
Posted By deadzed
Thanks for the bump! :wave

Thanks for the bump! :wave
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 448,998
Posted By deadzed
Thanks, but to be honest, that's the pic from the...

Thanks, but to be honest, that's the pic from the dealers website. Work has been so crazy that I have yet to see my own bike in the daylight :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 448,998
Posted By deadzed
Damn you winter!

I just bought this on Monday night. Traded in an '08 KLR & an '05 Concours for it.
I rode her home & I've been watching it snow ever since.
I can't wait to get better acquainted.

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,396
Posted By deadzed
Powdercoat red

I had my 1998 for 5 years & 48,000 miles. It was a great bike in many respects but once I started doing longer trips the tiny gas tank was just too much of a hassle.

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 19,427
Posted By deadzed
Klr250

Called the owner. No title so I don't want to mess with it, but it's cheap.

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/mcy/4292219786.html
Forum: Trials 12-24-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By deadzed
Merry Christmas! May all your gifts be farkles!

Merry Christmas! May all your gifts be farkles!
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13,137
Views: 1,277,070
Posted By deadzed
It was a loose wire on the back of the gauge...

It was a loose wire on the back of the gauge cluster on mine.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-13-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,988
Posted By deadzed
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000GTV1V2 ...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000GTV1V2

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000TYDW2U

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002NTW7H0

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000786GLM

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0093ZJWDE
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 659,286
Posted By deadzed
Comedy gold!

A quick search didn't show this vid, so I thought I'd share it.

This fellow is either a comedic genius or he's going to die.

The whole series just gets more & more horrifying.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,555
Posted By deadzed
Pissed I hate thieves.

Anything distinctive about it that we can keep an eye out for?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-21-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 214,373
Posted By deadzed
Mine is on the left. ...

Mine is on the left.

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w236/jo3ruff/n1027947146_347958_74420391.jpg (http://s177.photobucket.com/user/jo3ruff/media/n1027947146_347958_74420391.jpg.html)

A...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-17-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,766
Views: 7,055,752
Posted By deadzed
A leaf blower makes short work of the drying.

A leaf blower makes short work of the drying.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,766
Views: 7,055,752
Posted By deadzed
There's just something about a gal who will wash...

There's just something about a gal who will wash your bike
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w236/jo3ruff/wash.jpg (http://s177.photobucket.com/user/jo3ruff/media/wash.jpg.html)
Terracina, Italy...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 124,606
Posted By deadzed
Anybody want a KLR exhaust?

I picked up an '08 KLR650 & it had a DG exhaust on it. I didn't like how loud it was so I bought a stock pipe off Ebay. If anybody wants the DG, it's free to whomever wants to pick it up in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13,137
Views: 1,277,070
Posted By deadzed
Just in case it helps anyone else out: The...

Just in case it helps anyone else out:

The DG exhaust turned out to be the problem. I picked up a used OEM pipe from Ebay & she's running just fine now. :clap

Ran around a little bit this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13,137
Views: 1,277,070
Posted By deadzed
I can pull it and check again. I couldn't find...

I can pull it and check again. I couldn't find any damage to the diaphragm, is there a good method for checking other than just looking at it?

As far as the re-assembly, I did it just like...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13,137
Views: 1,277,070
Posted By deadzed
Screw is set at 2.25. Carb cleaner sprayed into...

Screw is set at 2.25. Carb cleaner sprayed into the idle jet does come out through the small holes in the bottom of the venturi.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13,137
Views: 1,277,070
Posted By deadzed
Need guru help.

I was given an '08 KLR that had been sitting, partially disassembled, for about two years.
I changed the oil, put in a new batt & fresh gas. I pulled the carb & cleaned it.
It will not start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13,137
Views: 1,277,070
Posted By deadzed
IT'S ALIVE! ALIVE! MWAHAHAHA! After a good carb...

IT'S ALIVE! ALIVE! MWAHAHAHA! After a good carb cleaning, my free '08 seems to be running just fine for the bargain price of a battery & $5 worth of PineSol.
Now I need to go through the boxes of...
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