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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By thirsty 1
Nice! Please remind me NOT to buy a nice low mile...

Nice! Please remind me NOT to buy a nice low mile bike from you. :rofl:rofl:clap

Who makes the hoops, spokes, nipples, and hubs?

I rather enjoy building wheels. Its definitely an art.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,944
Posted By thirsty 1
This would be to much work right?

This would be to much work right?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,553
Posted By thirsty 1
Jesus H. This guys a machine! Hats off dude you...

Jesus H. This guys a machine! Hats off dude you da man!!!!!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By thirsty 1
+1 for BBY. I just replaced mine 2 days ago. I...

+1 for BBY. I just replaced mine 2 days ago. I barely and I mean barely touched mine and it pissed all over the front of me. It was my first golden shower and I didn't like it :evil. Those cheap...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By thirsty 1
Do they have the top cases for them with the...

Do they have the top cases for them with the mounting stuff? I'm looking for one for my 04'GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By thirsty 1
http://kathysjourneydesigns.com/

http://kathysjourneydesigns.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By thirsty 1
My order arrived today I just need to mount them...

My order arrived today I just need to mount them and go for a ride! :evil:evil:evil

http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/gooey_duc/GSA/101F165F-5D5D-4D00-8873-C5B042F0E0C6.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,924
Posted By thirsty 1
UH, Ya, She could give a shit...This is the...

UH, Ya, She could give a shit...This is the letter I received from the wonderful Sharon Nelson. BTW I didn't vote for her...http://cdn.pnwriders.com/images/smilies/rant.gif

Oh well ... Next...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,186
Posted By thirsty 1
^^^^^^^^^ Yes you should!!! Really!!! This is...

^^^^^^^^^ Yes you should!!! Really!!! This is one of the things that should be replaced asap. BMW shouldnt have put these things on any vehicle. Let alone a motorcycle. There dangerous.
I hardly...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,186
Posted By thirsty 1
I'll chime in and say I've had nothing but good...

I'll chime in and say I've had nothing but good experiences with them. I just broke the cheap plastic fuel disconnects on my GSA and ordered the metal ones not more than a hour and half ago. I just...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By thirsty 1
If you don't mind getting wet you should be all...

If you don't mind getting wet you should be all good for a 365 riding season. Enjoy!

http://traveloregon.com/trip-ideas/grants-getaways/valley-of-the-giants/
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By thirsty 1
Hey nice bike! I found a set on eBay for right at...

Hey nice bike! I found a set on eBay for right at 300USD so I think I'll giv'em a go. I like the tread pattern and I have a dual sport ride coming up so I have to strike the hammer so to speak.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By thirsty 1
Do you think this is because this is what the...

Do you think this is because this is what the dealers are selling? I've been searching the internet for days reading a ton of revues
(mostly because I've been sick) and I have found all kinds of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By thirsty 1
right right I hear what your sayin' too :D. I put...

right right I hear what your sayin' too :D. I put a set on my K1200rs and they were a direct fit! Super nice quality and ZERO issues. I think speigler isn't in the custom lines business for obvious...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By thirsty 1
I'm just sayin' he has other avenues besides...

I'm just sayin' he has other avenues besides Spiegler. Brake lines aren't rocket science . Especially at a local place that can make whatever you want.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By thirsty 1
This was the kind of feed back I was looking...

This was the kind of feed back I was looking for!!! Thank you ! Not that it matters but do you have any pictures of how they look on the 04'? :evil

Pictures are worth a thousand words.....
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By thirsty 1
What about a local place that can make brake...

What about a local place that can make brake hoses? Spiegler is really just a name.

http://www.automotivesanantonio.com/Hose-Service-San-Antonio-Texas.html
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
I did. Thanks to everyone. I'm going to run my ZT...

I did. Thanks to everyone. I'm going to run my ZT set up for now and not mess with it. Lol.

One of the other reasons I was thinking of changing it back was the lean fueling. I bought a AF-xied...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By thirsty 1
Tire combos for a 04 adventure

Ya I know another tire question.

I've been looking around for a set of shoes and I think I'm settling for a Mitas e07 rear but I'm not sure about the Mitas front. I've read differing reviews from...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,714
Posted By thirsty 1
Well ya jackass I guess the name of twoleftthumbs...

Well ya jackass I guess the name of twoleftthumbs fits you perfectly then . :norton :lol3

Is it popping or is it a full on backfire?

Check that your throttle cables are fully seated in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,714
Posted By thirsty 1
Well shit it must be the oil then. Exhaust is...

Well shit it must be the oil then. Exhaust is original?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,714
Posted By thirsty 1
+1 You have the manual right? or this...

+1

You have the manual right? or this http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/JVB%20valve%20adjust.html

If your not completely comfortable adjusting your valves then you should go back and do it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By thirsty 1
My experience was that these actually swell on...

My experience was that these actually swell on the inside causing the fluid to push into the outer jacket and burst. The ones I have replaced have basically swelled shut. I cut my old ones in half...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,118
Posted By thirsty 1
Grind down a cheap box end of a wrench a hit it...

Grind down a cheap box end of a wrench a hit it with a hammer. I have flank drive snap on wrenches and sometimes a cheap box end ground down will do the trick. Grind down your craftsman. Even good...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By thirsty 1
This is the same system as ours. And this is the...

This is the same system as ours. And this is the best diy how to you can get.
http://www.i-bmw.com/showthread.php?t=4385
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By thirsty 1
Shoot me a pm if you want it. You'll need about a...

Shoot me a pm if you want it. You'll need about a liter of fluid.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By thirsty 1
Jesus H dude. New fluid is better then the old....

Jesus H dude. New fluid is better then the old. It's not going to Mars. He just wants to do some maintenance. Chill out.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By thirsty 1
I have the funnel if you want to use it. I live...

I have the funnel if you want to use it. I live down by south park / burien. I can meet you at smarty pants in Georgetown if you need it. All I ask is that you buy me a beer and shoot the shit. :evil...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,847
Posted By thirsty 1
I have a set of these on my 04 GSA. Nice lights...

I have a set of these on my 04 GSA. Nice lights that are brite and sturdy.
http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/gooey_duc/GSA/150CA03F-2B66-45A7-9929-2718EFB02BD1.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
Very interesting ..... Thanks fellas!

Very interesting ..... Thanks fellas!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
Huh. Okay, thanks for the heads up. I thought...

Huh. Okay, thanks for the heads up. I thought these are/were the stock OE BMW panniers though so I guess that's where my confusion is.

I thought the stock can fit behind all of this? I'm still...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
This why I was wondering about putting a stock OE...

This why I was wondering about putting a stock OE can back on with the Y pipe. The ZT silencer is basically hollow so I figured the OE would bring it back down some. I do like some sound.....

...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By thirsty 1
What are the symptoms for doing the repair? why...

What are the symptoms for doing the repair? why are you cleaning and rebuilding the bendix?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
Ya man no problem. I'll give a nice report when I...

Ya man no problem. I'll give a nice report when I get it. It really needs some extra fuel its way to lean right now.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
That's real purdy Drone! I agree this is what...

That's real purdy Drone! I agree this is what I'm dealing with.

http://i622.photobucket.com/albums/tt309/gooey_duc/GSA/D27877DD-E995-430D-ACF0-CC327F92A944.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
Thanks fellas. GSlandrover - did you have...

Thanks fellas.

GSlandrover - did you have to cut a couple slits in the muffler to slip it over the y pipe or the other way around and cut the y pipe to get the muffler into it? It's just a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By thirsty 1
R1150GSA muffler

Hey all, So a bit of back story. I bought a 04' GSA about a month ago and it has a Ztechnik Y-pipe and silencer on it. I've done some tuning and regular maintenance to bring it back into good running...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,279
Views: 1,094,856
Posted By thirsty 1
Well I think I finally got the hang of syncing my...

Well I think I finally got the hang of syncing my TB's. After about the fifth time. LOL. I can cruise at 75-80 with minimal vibration. It's super smooth now!:evil:evil:evil

I also changed out the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By thirsty 1
I would measure the thickness of your rotor and...

I would measure the thickness of your rotor and use it until the minimum thickness is reached. I would think with only 20k you'll be just fine unless the only brake you use is the rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By thirsty 1
Being that I have a 1150 I must give you a big...

Being that I have a 1150 I must give you a big THANKS for the write up.
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