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Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,846
Posted By arrcrussell
For all you who "zapped" your fuel strips to get...

For all you who "zapped" your fuel strips to get them "working" - are they accurate? I zapped mine a few weeks ago and after 2 tank fill ups, the warning light is still out, the gauge shows full...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By arrcrussell
Here's how I mounted my Cyclops lights. ...

Here's how I mounted my Cyclops lights.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23595840&postcount=832
Forum: Trip Planning 03-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,786
Posted By arrcrussell
man's 2nd best friend!

Exped SynMat 7 Air Pad with Pump! Easy to pump up, thick cushioning, fiber filled for insulation. Best pad I've had and I've tried a few!


A word of caution about down sleeping bags - if they...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,509
Posted By arrcrussell
camping at cell towers

I trailered my GS to/from Cleve OH to Hamilton MT last fall for my BC trip. Drove as far as I could and when I got tired I looked for a cell tower. Pulled into the site, unfolded my rear seat and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,569
Posted By arrcrussell
I had two sets for my 1150 and it was nice - wish...

I had two sets for my 1150 and it was nice - wish I had an extra set for my 1200. I usually got longer life out of my tires - How?? With a solo set of wheels, you're swapping tires between roadies...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 495,125
Posted By arrcrussell
Fuel strip repair

Per the below link,

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21268240&postcount=253

I repaired the fuel strip on my '10 R1200GS Adv so I now have a functioning fuel gauge and no annoying...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 56,325
Posted By arrcrussell
'10 r1200gsa ...

... with 22,900miles and Mr. Sparky worked!!!!!! Follow the instructions in post #253. The cure did NOT take effect immediately. When I reconnected the plug and battery and started the bike, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,326
Posted By arrcrussell
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,329
Posted By arrcrussell
8,000 miles!?

2 up and loaded for trip with some gravel roads thrown in, I'd be surpirised you'll find a tire to last and give a safe level of confidence for the entire trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,326
Posted By arrcrussell
... then take it off!

... then take it off!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By arrcrussell
Headlight adjustment, '10 R1200GSA

For me, the high beam is much to high in relation to the low beam - its focal beam is about 5 degrees above horizontal. Any one know if the hi and lo beams can be adjusted separately? I've played...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,969
Posted By arrcrussell
I think this is the case - at least my unit has...

I think this is the case - at least my unit has only one "power" trigger wire and one "ground" trigger wire. I ran mine with 3 circuits triggered off the ignition and one unit to be both ignition...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By arrcrussell
Have you checked the bolts securing the triple to...

Have you checked the bolts securing the triple to the fork legs? If these are slightly loose - they'll give a very vague/queasy feeling to the front end. Check all the bolts, axle too, to insure...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By arrcrussell
The FD on my '02 GSA went at about 65k miles. ...

The FD on my '02 GSA went at about 65k miles. Had it rebuilt by Anton. Still going strong with 105K on the odo! Just keep an eye on it and have it rebuilt when needed. As someone said - the price...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-07-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 42,385
Posted By arrcrussell
other stuff

For any of you blokes contemplating a stay in the area, this is happening the following weekend -

http://www.astrohbg.org/CSSP/

Pretty cool stuff if you're interested in amateur astronomy. I...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-06-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 42,385
Posted By arrcrussell
With my buddy "chainsaw" Bill attending, traffic...

With my buddy "chainsaw" Bill attending, traffic will be the least of my concerns!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-06-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 42,385
Posted By arrcrussell
Camping

Looks as if the list of attendees is getting quite long! Any idea if sufficient camping spots will be available at the lodge?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-05-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,022
Views: 42,385
Posted By arrcrussell
I'm in! Been riding in that area for many years...

I'm in! Been riding in that area for many years - Wykoff Rd, Caledonia Pike, Red Run Rd, Bucktail Overlook, Pete's Run Rd, Rock Run Rd, 872, 144, 4001, etc etc. Looks like the secret is getting...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
The lights I have are not visible to the rider...

The lights I have are not visible to the rider (except at night of course) so the indicator light is a nice feature. I would imagine the single switch would not offer the ability to have off, lo and...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> There’s a couple of ways to do it – one without modifying the PIAA switch and one...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 495,125
Posted By arrcrussell
When you remove one the wheels, the bike will...

When you remove one the wheels, the bike will naturally drop to the other. Change one wheel at a time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 495,125
Posted By arrcrussell
Installed a set of Cyclops LEDs on my '10 R1200GSA

See my post under the Vendor forum

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23595840&postcount=832
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
Long Range Optimus LED Auxilary Light Round on R1200GSA

Mounted the 10 Watt Long Range Optimus LED Auxiliary Light Round on my '10 R1200GSA. I utilized a PIAA 30035 Dual switch, one switch turns the lights on/off, the other hi/lo beam. I liked this...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,890
Posted By arrcrussell
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Took a hard hit, probably a high curb at high speed. Bent the lower cam holder...
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
New Lights.

Just finished mounting the new round Long Range Optimus LED Auxiliary Lights with the IQ-175 dimmer from Darryl - great stuff! Thanks again, Darryl, for the great lights and unparalleled service.
...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By arrcrussell
MotoVT

Contact Eric at MotoVermont - he's a great guy and knows New England like the back of his hand - he'll turn you on to the best!
Forum: Americas 02-24-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,031
Posted By arrcrussell
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By arrcrussell
You'll like the PDM60, cool product!

You'll like the PDM60, cool product!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,790
Posted By arrcrussell
Do you do much off road? I found the wings on a...

Do you do much off road? I found the wings on a Russell seat get in the way while standing on the pegs.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,790
Posted By arrcrussell
My "assperience" has taught me 2 important things...

My "assperience" has taught me 2 important things - cleanliness and seams. Someone earlier mentioned baby wipes - these are a long distance rider's best friend! And any seam between you and the seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By arrcrussell
Are u absolutely certain the butterflies are...

Are u absolutely certain the butterflies are closing completely? Just slight opening will kick up the idle. As a previous poster indicated, check the cables at both ends to ensure they are seated...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,687
Posted By arrcrussell
Sheesh - why didn't I think of that! Nice job!!

Sheesh - why didn't I think of that! Nice job!!
Forum: Americas 02-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By arrcrussell
This past Sept I did MT to AK via Seattle, Prince...

This past Sept I did MT to AK via Seattle, Prince Rupert, Homer, Jasper, Revelstoke, Nelson, MT. Great trip. I hit allot of hostels along the way - great places to hang out with people of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By arrcrussell
You had better have a solid understanding of what...

You had better have a solid understanding of what you're doing before you complete your wiring. You need to connect one of the "triggers" on the PDM to make it operational. The PDM triggers turn on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 38,590
Posted By arrcrussell
Honda Pacific Coast

I rode my brothers for 150 miles several years ago - most soulless thing I ever rode!
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,651
Posted By arrcrussell
My favorite, 1991, red with gold wheels

http://christophermerrill.net/vfr/VFR750F-91.gif
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By arrcrussell
Caution

If the GSA was a stolen/recovery, be certain you do NOT get a Salvage title with it - if you do, it will greatly diminish resale value.
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
Ordered mine this morning! Thanks!!

Ordered mine this morning! Thanks!!
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
Query about wiring harness for the IQ-175

I'm considering a set of 2 lights - both 20 degree Round Long Range Optimus LED Auxiliary lights along with the Skene IQ-175. Is this the correct option on your web site - "Skene Dimmable harness...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 107,790
Posted By arrcrussell
I'm glad I waited!

Go Hawks!!!!!
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