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Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
Your point is good, and I did that for several...

Your point is good, and I did that for several years but if I can ride without a tank bag, I'd prefer to. The pelican case also carries any spares and tools and lives on a passenger seat plate so it...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
Thanks - I agree with regards to the usual fairly...

Thanks - I agree with regards to the usual fairly coarse and relatively heavy duty 12v electrics, although no-one could ever say they benefited from exposure to moisture!

The real reason for...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
Thanks, but would that be the wrong link, as they...

Thanks, but would that be the wrong link, as they don't sell connectors as far as I can see?

Alex
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
[QUOTE=mouthfulloflake;25822826]like this? ...

[QUOTE=mouthfulloflake;25822826]like this?

Thanks but not quite. I have something similar for power, but I'd like to find 5- & 7-pin din plugs for autocom, and there's a mini multi-pin plug that I...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for that too - good point re round vs...

Thanks for that too - good point re round vs rectangular. The round is higher profile which might be a bit less convenient though.

I'll try the McMaster switches and see.

McMaster doesn't seem...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
Thanks! The link worked fine. Would you...

Thanks! The link worked fine.

Would you know if "washdown" mean that it will be waterproof in some of Louisiana's heavier rains, or that it will be somewhat water resistant? The switch won't...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,011
Posted By Alexol
Looking for high quality waterproof rocker on/off switch?

Hi everyone,

As the title says, I'm looking for a source of high quality on/off (lighted rocker type for preference) switches.

That I'm an electrical idiot doesn't help much, but I'm looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,514
Views: 475,681
Posted By Alexol
It works fine with TT cases, although personally...

It works fine with TT cases, although personally I'd like three mounting points not just two - three would dampen the "springiness" quite a bit, as I'm concerned that eventually the mount brackets...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Alexol
I have two radios so he could use one of mine,...

I have two radios so he could use one of mine, but there is no known way to get an FRS radio to interface with the J&M unit which looks a lot like one of these...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Alexol
A question of communications - FRS radio & CB

One of my riding buddies has a J&M handlebar-mounted CB-based system and I have an Autocom and FRS radio.

We both attach GPSs, phones, XM etc to our respective systems and are both happy the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 317,309
Posted By Alexol
A case of "hold my beer and watch this!" I'd...

A case of "hold my beer and watch this!"

I'd send a picture of my bike but you can't see any evident farkles. James likes his toys to be a little more, um, exposed.

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 33,747
Posted By Alexol
Got mine (the complete seat version) this evening...

Got mine (the complete seat version) this evening and hope to do some comparisons shortly.

In the interests of science - or just stupidity - I now have this new one, a TT seat, Sargent & a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Alexol
By the way, if you are really handy with welding...

By the way, if you are really handy with welding gear, you can buy - from Germany - the square ring that the TT top case goes on.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Alexol
Please feel free to copy - that was the point of...

Please feel free to copy - that was the point of posting it, so maybe other people could do something similar/better. I'd like to see someone else's work, making a super-neat & improved job of it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Alexol
You're right - the GSA is a bit of a fat pig...

You're right - the GSA is a bit of a fat pig anyway, so a few ounces won't make much difference. I think I'm going to leave it as-is.

Alex
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 72,149
Posted By Alexol
Done! ...

Done!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1025331
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Alexol
TT Zega Pro top case onto a GSA-WC: Done!

I got fed up with waiting for TT to come up with a solution, so time to solve it myself. It turned out to be much easier than I expected...

I realize after it was all done that I should have done...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 72,149
Posted By Alexol
It would be very interesting to hear what TT have...

It would be very interesting to hear what TT have to say on the topic. I have to say I'm pretty disappointed in that they've taken such a very long time to (not) come up with a solution.

I made...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,420
Posted By Alexol
Thanks for posting those, Lout - much...

Thanks for posting those, Lout - much appreciated!

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,420
Posted By Alexol
That looks like a contender! Got a picture or...

That looks like a contender! Got a picture or two?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,420
Posted By Alexol
The TT bag is for an '07 or '14 GSA? And...

The TT bag is for an '07 or '14 GSA?

And which bag was it, Jeff, as they make several?

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,420
Posted By Alexol
Best tankbag for '14 GSA?

Other than the BMW tang bag, which is bigger than I really want, there seems to be a dearth of GSA-specific tank bags. The small version on the GS was ideal but it doesn't fit the GS. Maybe BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Alexol
Other than a change in noise, what else did you...

Other than a change in noise, what else did you notice with the LVs & stock muffler? Any change to heat output without the cat?

Could you feel any difference between the LVs and the Remus, any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Alexol
1200GS-LC: Remus header w stock muffler - Anyone tried it?

According to the Remus website, the stock muffler can be used with the Remus headers.

Anyone tried that combo yet? Pros & cons? How well did it work out? Recommended or not?



TIA,

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 238,351
Posted By Alexol
FWIW, I've had ZP2s for some months, via a...

FWIW, I've had ZP2s for some months, via a special order through TT. I don't think that is possible any more.

They were on my GSW and will be on my GSWA in a week or two, I hope, time permitting....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By Alexol
2014 GSWA, heat & cat converter removal

Getting a lot of heat off the right side, just like the rest of the world, although this only seems to be a big problem on the hottest of days in the already elevated temperatures of southern...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 327,059
Posted By Alexol
+1!

+1!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By Alexol
Help please - anyone installed (Hornig) Stebel on GSW-A?

I installed one of these on my GSW fairly easily, but the GSW-A is a bit different.

If you install per their (GSW) instructions, the horn unit sits between the forks, just in front of the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By Alexol
That's the stuff I used, along with a tiny dab of...

That's the stuff I used, along with a tiny dab of dielectric grease internally - what a PITA all that was!!

I prefer the liquid tape to silicone as it tends to dry to a very thin coating, although...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By Alexol
Posi-taps - make'em waterproof?

What's the collective wisdom on the best way (or even the necessity or otherwise) of making posi-taps if not waterproof then at least water resistant?

The under seat rearmost area of my GSW, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
To my embarrassment, you are 100% right - in less...

To my embarrassment, you are 100% right - in less than ideal lighting, I had apparently persuaded myself that the red/brown wire was in fact red/purple. Not being in the same place as my GSW...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
I will do, Mike, when it all works properly - no...

I will do, Mike, when it all works properly - no happening so far although I thought I had it solved.

Here's the current state of play - still looking for some help from knowledgeable people out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
Problem solved... The trigger that I used to...

Problem solved...

The trigger that I used to fix the problem (after much digging around) is the red/gray strip with yellow dots for the tail light.

Thanks for all the input above and a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
I forgot about it while having something to eat -...

I forgot about it while having something to eat - it has remained on for about 40 minutes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
yes I bought a voltmeter but it doesn't seem to...

yes I bought a voltmeter but it doesn't seem to be helping me much.

When I tried tapping into the red gray wire, instead of the nonexistent red-brown wire, the PDM initiated with the ignition...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
On the GSWA the fuse block is in a different...

On the GSWA the fuse block is in a different place, but doesn't have the red/brown wire. It does have the red gray one.

The GSW has both red/gray and red/brown.

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
On the GSWA the fuse block is in a different...

On the GSWA the fuse block is in a different place, but doesn't have the red/brown wire. It does have the red gray one.

The GSW has both red/gray and red/brown.

Alex
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
Thanks Poolside, but unfortunately it doesn't -...

Thanks Poolside, but unfortunately it doesn't - Jarvis uses a Red/BROWN wire, and I only have Red/GRAY on the GSW-A.

As you might remember when you were so helpful for me wiring up some lights a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
It may be more confusing that that - I have only...

It may be more confusing that that - I have only the PDM connected, with +ve & -ve from the PDM to the respective batter terminals, and nothing else other than the failed attempt at the red/gray...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By Alexol
Help please: PDM60 & GSW-A (specific) question - trigger point

On my GSW I used the red/brown stripe wire as the trigger for the PDM60 - worked perfectly.

On the GSW-A, I no longer have a red/brown stripe wire anywhere that I can find - what has anyone else...
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