ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 294
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: darooster
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,822
Posted By darooster
PIAA replacements

Hi all,

I've been using the PIAA replacements both in the low and high beams and granted they don't last very long. However, the dealer replaces them for FREE since they have a 1yr warranty.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,540
Posted By darooster
Have you looked at these......

Have you looked at these... http://www.josupac.com/main1.html

When packed right they form quite the comfy bark-o-lounger. Not to mention they hold a lot of stuff!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,598
Posted By darooster
QUILTY!! I rarely dismount to refuel... Must come...

QUILTY!! I rarely dismount to refuel... Must come from my old Air Force days doing hot refuels sitting in the cockpit with engines running:D !

As far as the folks talking about the castration...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,598
Posted By darooster
Reverse gas cap...

Finder,

Not sure what bike you have... But on my '07 GSA I flipped my filler 180 degrees. Now it opens back to front.... No issues whatsoever. With the little rubber insert pulled out I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By darooster
Pissed I can't believe NO dealers in the area stock a...

I can't believe NO dealers in the area stock a freakin' throttle cable!!:kboom
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By darooster
Thanks for the reply guys.... I must be missing...

Thanks for the reply guys.... I must be missing something.. I can't seem to see how the left cable comes off the TB. it's on the inside if the manifold.

What am I missing?

I was hoping the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2009, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By darooster
Broken throttle cable adjuster???

Ok folks.... here's one that I never heard of... I took the bike to the dealer last week for a FPC swap..no biggie. after I got the bike back I noticed it would stumble every so often. I wasn't too...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,476
Posted By darooster
no mail notification.....

No mail... Just called the dealer with VIN... Confirmed my '07 needed FPC replacement. They ordered the part and installed it while I waited...

The only difference was the color. The new is black...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,303
Posted By darooster
I'll take those shoulder'd rims.:evil ......

I'll take those shoulder'd rims.:evil ... Akronts, Borrani's??
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,996
Posted By darooster
... You are soooo right. I remember when I...

...

You are soooo right. I remember when I was just a tiny-tot and dad had me rotate the tires on his old Chrysler.... One lefty-loosey the other righty-loosey.... Makes sense design wise but...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,996
Posted By darooster
Having wrenched on aircrafts for years using the...

Having wrenched on aircrafts for years using the proper torque wrench was common practice... However, when I walk into some shops and see the way some folks use their torque wrenches just makes me...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By darooster
Mudsling...

I've got the Mudsling on my '07 GSA... Can't say enough good things about it. After spending $$$$ on new shocks the extra $150 was well worth it. Keeps the crud off the shock and out of the tool tray...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,243
Posted By darooster
Three dealers.... same answer. And one even took...

Three dealers.... same answer. And one even took a video to demonstrate the measuring technique. I was then shown the "specification"...

Therefore.. I keep riding, just keep riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,243
Posted By darooster
Something is definitely amiss with the modern...

Something is definitely amiss with the modern engineering going on at BMW in recent years. I’ve owned several BMW motorcycles as well as piloted a vintage /5 racer for many years and NEVER had any FD...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By darooster
Calling all Line-X users...

I know there are several folks out there who have had their Pannier 's and the likes Line-X'd and was wondering how well it's holding up....

I'm thinking of having my Jesse's sprayed but would...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By darooster
I would consider those badges of honor and ride...

I would consider those badges of honor and ride the machine with pride.... Afterall it is a GS!!

I guess you could perhaps use a fine grit paper and wet sand to remove some of the scratches OR...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,508
Posted By darooster
Fyi...'07 Gsa

FYI... just got off the phone with the dealer. Gave them my VIN and yup, it calls out a RECALL notice to replace the FPC on my '07 GSA.

Not only did he not have more info they didn't have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,584
Posted By darooster
Clearly I must be doing something wrong :huh ......

Clearly I must be doing something wrong :huh ... The best I got out of a set of TKC's was ~2800 miles for the rear and the front I milked to ~3500.

Yup...I keep them inflated on the high side......
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,514
Posted By darooster
TKC's or A-2's

I'm on my 3rd set of TKC's and I can't say enough good things about them EXCEPT... When the pavement gets wet the pucker factor increases exponentially!! WooHoo...

I was thinking about trying the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,029
Posted By darooster
Great post!!

Thanks for taking the time putting together such a detailed post!!

For those that have installed HID's on CANBUS bikes... Do you need to power the ballast off a seperate bus bar or can the CANBUS...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,747
Posted By darooster
I guess the proof will be in the pudding!! I...

I guess the proof will be in the pudding!! I still think the bikes brain will be doing a lot of compensating for the intake flow/pressure that has changed with the additon of tract length, corrogated...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By darooster
Ahhh..... It looks like I missed the whole...

Ahhh..... It looks like I missed the whole ignition step!! Don't recall the dealer mentioning that but it also may have been my selective hearing!!

I'll give it a try... Thanks!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By darooster
This may sound funny but... What type of helmet...

This may sound funny but... What type of helmet are you wearing??

I'm 6'4" w/34" inseam. I've tried running with the screen in all different positions and ended up just leaving it all the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By darooster
I'm powering my PIAA relay from the fuse box. ...

I'm powering my PIAA relay from the fuse box. Not inline though...At least it doens't appear to be.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By darooster
Thanks Jim.... I did add an additional power...

Thanks Jim.... I did add an additional power outlet for a passenger but I have it connected to the fuse box not directly to battery... same thing happens. :confused
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By darooster
OEM battery charger question...

Need some help with this one.... When I purchased my '07 GSA the dealer gave me a the "new" charger designated for the newer type batteries. I never really needed to use it since I ride the machine...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By darooster
Tried to get some touch up paint from the dealer...

Tried to get some touch up paint from the dealer here in CA..... They looked at me as though I was crazy:huh !!! They said they were not allowed to sell it in CA!!! WTF!!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,431
Posted By darooster
Hmmm... on my '07 GSA the OEM shift lever has an...

Hmmm... on my '07 GSA the OEM shift lever has an adjustable (eccentric) toe piece. Between that and moving the lever up or down on the splines I have no problem with my size 12's even if I wear my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,293
Posted By darooster
Looking at the pic's, I would have to agree that...

Looking at the pic's, I would have to agree that something went t/u in the can causing localized heat concentration. My guess is, if you were having engine issues you would have seen it at the exit...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 621,667
Posted By darooster
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/dbsailor/GS...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/dbsailor/GSwheelieHollister.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 336,045
Posted By darooster
PIAA 580's on OEM light bar...... ...

PIAA 580's on OEM light bar......

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/dbsailor/PIAA580sFront2.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By darooster
I installed the "mudsling" from The Beemershop...

I installed the "mudsling" from The Beemershop just before the winter. So far I'm really pleased how it works. As you mention it protects the shock and it keeps crud off the battery etc.

There...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By darooster
For how often I'm changing the TKC's it really...

For how often I'm changing the TKC's it really isn't a problem. The only difference is I dump the air before removing and replacing the tire. Don't know if you need to do that with the OEM setup.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By darooster
The dealer told me that PIAA warranties their...

The dealer told me that PIAA warranties their BULBS for one year!! I go through them every 4-6 months... No questions asked. I just bring them in and get new ones. And the year starts when you get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By darooster
Heeeyyyyyyy... I resemble that remark!!:rofl I...

Heeeyyyyyyy... I resemble that remark!!:rofl I would agree, with the bag off the lowered pipe looks a bit out of place but with the bags on you can't even see the pipe. Personally, I think the GS's...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By darooster
Yup.... I got the big Jesse Safari's (115L) and...

Yup.... I got the big Jesse Safari's (115L) and they come with the lowering kit for the pipe.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By darooster
Holey COW!! 9200 Miles??? Are you sure the 9200...

Holey COW!! 9200 Miles??? Are you sure the 9200 isn't combined miles between the two:lol3 Here are what my tires look like.... ~3200 on rear and ~2800 on front!! I clearly must be doing something...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By darooster
FWIW- I'm running the PIAA 580's and I did have...

FWIW- I'm running the PIAA 580's and I did have the relay crap out.... I called PIAA and they said they have a lifetime warranty.. I had one on my doorstep the following day no questions asked. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By darooster
The best I got out of a rear was ~2800miles and...

The best I got out of a rear was ~2800miles and the front I milked to ~3500. Mind you these were worn well into the wear indicator. The front tends to wear (scallop, cup whatever you want to call it)...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 1,600,482
Posted By darooster
Don't know about suckn'.... Just trying to get to...

Don't know about suckn'.... Just trying to get to work!!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v685/dbsailor/IMG_1547.jpg





...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 294

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014