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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,718
Posted By lucky_strike
I took my cat off. No cat is better than a...

I took my cat off. No cat is better than a clogged cat. Even for the west coasts environment. Rip it off. Let it breath. Run the shit out of it. Hit some trails. Cross the creeks. Fill up with fuel....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By lucky_strike
Why would you want knobbies if you ride mostly on...

Why would you want knobbies if you ride mostly on road. ???
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
Going out to try now.

Going out to try now.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
Great information man. It really outlined how to...

Great information man. It really outlined how to adjust. Instead of everything else. I also have a theory about aftermarket shock shit talkers. ... They clearly have never ridden on a set
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,737
Posted By lucky_strike
No. (short answer)

No. (short answer)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
funny how the simplest diagrams can often be the...

funny how the simplest diagrams can often be the best.

thanks this explains a lot. I had unknowingly set this almost all the way "down"
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
so looking from the top of the shock downward...I...

so looking from the top of the shock downward...I turn the dial clockwise to firm it up? and counter clockwise to soften it?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
not my bike, but the picture clearly shows the...

not my bike, but the picture clearly shows the dial at the bottom of the rear shock in which I originally started this thread for. so just to clear this up. what is its purpose




...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
my Ohlins information on servicing of the shocks...

my Ohlins information on servicing of the shocks for an 1150 at 30k came from Ohlins in N.C.

My information for servicing the factory came a very repuatable shop in north GA. weather or not he...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,737
Posted By lucky_strike
that's pretty original for sure.....ide like to...

that's pretty original for sure.....ide like to hear back from you on what happened on deep water crossings. any fears of the water from a creek pooling up inside of there and "suffocating" the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
I was referring to rider weight. I wasn't very...

I was referring to rider weight. I wasn't very clear on my previous post.

all I know is Ohlins asked my weight and how I ride the bike. ill leave all the math and engineering up to them. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
10k miles until service?!?!? ohlins...

10k miles until service?!?!?

ohlins recommends 30-40 k depending on riding style. fyi bmw recommends factories to be serviced every 30k.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,737
Posted By lucky_strike
I also was thinking this same while I was...

I also was thinking this same while I was building it. I think if I had my mig working at the time I may have attempted it. its all stainless so prebent mandrell pieces of tubing would nice to use. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,817
Posted By lucky_strike
gut the cat, gut the muffler. pack muffler with...

gut the cat, gut the muffler. pack muffler with steel wool. bike sounds amazing and runs much cooler.


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1013675

p.s. I used a SS rod and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
were you able to replace the spring yourself. im...

were you able to replace the spring yourself. im more than sufficient with mechanical know how. im thinking a 235 spring would be great !
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
Thanks. How do I find where the factory setting...

Thanks. How do I find where the factory setting is. ?

I called Ohlins a month ago and asked some basic questions. They were set up for a 185 lbs rider. Im200lbs. They say everything is the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By lucky_strike
r1150gs ohlins

so recently I installed front and rear ohlins on the bike and hot dam.....what a difference !!!! I couldn't believe how much of a difference it made. so the rear is a bit "squishy" feeling or soft....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,510
Views: 1,151,645
Posted By lucky_strike
Can chain tensioner Ohlins installed Pelican...

Can chain tensioner
Ohlins installed
Pelican rear top box installed
Custom aluminum rack installed
Oil change
Rubber isolater pads on skid plate replaced
Rear brakes


Phew
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By lucky_strike
California hwy 1 questions

Hwy all,

I'm working on a plan for a 10 day ride along hwy 1 south to north. Where's a good starting point? How long will it take to travel? Good spots to stop and pick at the local life? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By lucky_strike
Nevermin ... im am idiot

Nevermin ... im am idiot
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By lucky_strike
1150 cam chain upgrade?

So. ... am I missing something here. I'm in the middle of doing the cam chain upgrade , I got the washer the sleeve and the piston. The old spring does not fit in the new parts. Is that because I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By lucky_strike
What information will they need from me when I...

What information will they need from me when I call them? Or do they already know the specs?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By lucky_strike
What is the typical milage this happens at? ...

What is the typical milage this happens at?
Are you all replacing them with SS lines?
How about a link to a vendor?

Thanks in advance. I might as well just go ahead and do it since I'll be...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By lucky_strike
Any body who buys that back from you will want...

Any body who buys that back from you will want the big tank. Have u priced out the larger tank compared to what you are paying for the bike? Personally I wotks wonder why that larger tank is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By lucky_strike
Cloth grocery bags. 1$ at Kroger. I actually got...

Cloth grocery bags. 1$ at Kroger. I actually got "I love bourbon" ones from the bourbon trail last year. For perfectly
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By lucky_strike
Sounds iffy

Sounds iffy
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By lucky_strike
Thanks everybody. Good information on drz...

Thanks everybody.

Good information on drz pads. Ordered them through Beemer boneyard.

I inspected the lines. They are fine. No rubber particles in FlUid. Fluid was in good conditioN and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By lucky_strike
2002 r1150gs brakes

so while doing winter work on the GS, i discovered it is time for rear pads. i do have abs. i looked on max bmw (who i have ordered from before) and they are 71$ or over 100$ depending on which ones...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By lucky_strike
It happens. Especially in heat, like Arizona....

It happens. Especially in heat, like Arizona. Happened to move. Started off as an inch and one day it was a 3 inch gap. Buy a new seat. The actual seat pan warps overt tone
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By lucky_strike
This is false. It changes the angle on the drive...

This is false. It changes the angle on the drive shaft and reduces life on it. Also if your putting front gsa shock on a regular gs, you will need gsa fork tubes
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By lucky_strike
You will need to modify your relay first. Our...

You will need to modify your relay first. Our they will not work.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,767
Posted By lucky_strike
In, and I'll bring who ever wants to go to god...

In, and I'll bring who ever wants to go to god thumbprint with me. Best rodding around with the Amish built sandwich shop
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,198
Posted By lucky_strike
Yes it is illegal and many here have been cited...

Yes it is illegal and many here have been cited fir it while in Florida.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By lucky_strike
Gsa does not like street boots.

Gsa does not like street boots.
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 26,537
Posted By lucky_strike
I bought a sedici heated liner. Lifetime warranty...

I bought a sedici heated liner. Lifetime warranty through cycle gear. Any thing at all ever goes bad, cycle gear replaces. Gerbings sounds like it has gone to shit. Sorry....but at the end of the...
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By lucky_strike
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/97ce58c...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/97ce58c4dddcc396d562cb30364901b8.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By lucky_strike
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/920f6bb...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/920f6bb92b3ac1520717568cfe4ff560.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/231b2edc0a8e8b58448ca7ffe16fd7eb.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By lucky_strike
Interesting ... I was not aware of that. Been...

Interesting ... I was not aware of that. Been using it on those books fir ten years. Maybe next time I will use blue
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By lucky_strike
Why not red? Are you planning on removing those...

Why not red? Are you planning on removing those bolts often? Just curious to why you think red is wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By lucky_strike
Best risers you can buy. I beat the hell out of...

Best risers you can buy. I beat the hell out of my gs with 2 inch risers. They have never moved. Once you set them up you will never have a problem with them.

Note...the instructions didn't say...
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