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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By em2
Thanks, I will

Thanks, I will
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By em2
okay, too the slave cylinder off... it was not...

okay, too the slave cylinder off... it was not difficult at all, other than getting your hands to where you could reach the bolts...
Everything turned okay, but the cylinder itself was VERY hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By em2
I checked the slave cylinder, and no signs of...

I checked the slave cylinder, and no signs of leakage. Level is okay, and no pressurization when removing the cap. A new slave cylinder is about $150.00, would hate to spend $150 on it, and it not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By em2
thanks, I'll check it out

thanks, I'll check it out
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By em2
clutch problem

I just completed about 1,500 miles to New Mexico and back.
after about 500-600 miles the first day, the clutch started acting up. Not activating and being able to downshift, up shift was okay. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By em2
Thanks!! these are great things to check. I have...

Thanks!! these are great things to check. I have a "feeling" it is the shock or fork springs. The bike has about 20K and the shocks/fork springs are all original equipment. I have ridden this bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By em2
it very well could be that the last shop I had...

it very well could be that the last shop I had mount the tire did not balance it properly. In fact they did not even change the weight on the front wheel. I have checked the wheel for true and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By em2
I just bought a new front tire, should be here in...

I just bought a new front tire, should be here in a few days - I still have good life in th existing, but when I think back I first thought the wheel was out of true a little while after this tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By em2
yes, cross-spoked wheels. I thought that was it,...

yes, cross-spoked wheels. I thought that was it, but had the spokes check and the wheel checked for true. Of course that was at the dealership, not someone like Woodys. Having said that, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,882
Posted By em2
steering wobble

I have an 08 GS, about 20K miles. Recently I have noticed that the steering seems to be a little "wobbley" for lack of a better term. I dont notice it too much at high speeds but at low speeds or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By em2
you will be right in the middle of it then. all...

you will be right in the middle of it then. all of the FM roads east of there towards Muenster are pretty good rides. If you have a ds, check out Red River MC Trails in Bulcher - you can spend an...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-20-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By em2
+1 on Clarks Outpost. 121, just north of Clarks...

+1 on Clarks Outpost. 121, just north of Clarks is the best route back east.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-20-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By em2
another area to consider is the north texas hill...

another area to consider is the north texas hill country around Muenster, St Jo, Nacona, Montague etc... head north of McKinney on 455 towards Mantague and take just about any road towards St Jo or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-16-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By em2
I usually have to work late during the week, but...

I usually have to work late during the week, but if I get a chance I will give you a call.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-15-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By em2
... I guess, maybe thats Cass....

... I guess, maybe thats Cass....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-15-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By em2
damn, I was just at Walmart too.... anyone know...

damn, I was just at Walmart too.... anyone know where the nearest Distric Forest Office is to Jonesboro?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By em2
thanks for the info. Glad to see there are some...

thanks for the info. Glad to see there are some NEA riders around, I know exactly where Goobertown and Newport are. I usually work until after 5 but I may be able to swing a Thursdays afternoon...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-11-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,980
Posted By em2
Ozark National Forest

So, I added to the stable a few weeks ago. My GS now has a nice new DRZ to share the garage with. I just moved from Texas to Jonesboro a few months ago so Im on the wrong side of the state for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-12-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By em2
Well, made it here a couple of months ago......

Well, made it here a couple of months ago... liking it so far, weather has been great and the riding has been great. Temps are a good 10 degrees cooler than what I am used to and the humidity...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-22-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,568
Posted By em2
Bill Smiths Cafe in McKinney is really good too. ...

Bill Smiths Cafe in McKinney is really good too. And somebody said Cafe Brazil, its a chain, but good - few of them around DFW.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-09-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By em2
BMW Dealerships - AR

Just moved to NEA - Jonesboro to be exact. I know the BMW dealership in Little Rock closed. I try to do most of my service myself, but was wondering what my service options were and what Dealership...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 913,267
Posted By em2
Awesome pics, thanks for posting. I made several...

Awesome pics, thanks for posting. I made several trips to Scotland in the mid 90’s (mostly around East Kilbride and surrounding areas), I wasn’t riding then – but these shots make me want to go back...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-19-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By em2
Thanks for the feedback. It's looking like the...

Thanks for the feedback. It's looking like the relo is a definate possibility, so I'm looking for a little more info. How is the riding in this area - I guess the Ozarks are an hour/ 2 hrs away,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-13-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By em2
scratch Rego from the list. Bike went down a few...

scratch Rego from the list. Bike went down a few weeks ago and is totaled. Rego is okay - broken collar bone, couple of broken ribs and banged and bruised up, but okay none the less. The 1150...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By em2
you will get critters in the road if you ride at...

you will get critters in the road if you ride at night - be careful. Deer, Javalina, but mostly rabbits - I have killed many, many rabbits on the roads around big bend at night, the later, the more...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-22-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,569
Posted By em2
Also, I believe they only make one box for all...

Also, I believe they only make one box for all brand of bikes, and then just fabricate different brackets to fit them to said bike. Looked to me like they made good use of space on the KLR, but...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-07-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Posted By em2
if you are wanting a campsite with electricity,...

if you are wanting a campsite with electricity, you may be SOL... there are no campsites in the park with electric hook ups except possibly the RV park at Rio Grand Village. At least not any that I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-02-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By em2
NE Arkansas - relocate

possible relocation to the NE Arkansas area - around Jonesboro. Anyone live in that area? What's it like? Just looking for some feedback on the area.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-02-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,491
Posted By em2
the river road is about 51 miles from end to end....

the river road is about 51 miles from end to end. We rode it a while back from the west end (by castalone) to somewhere around the black dike / Johnson Ranch area and back in about 3 hours our so,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-30-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By em2
Scobib,, sounds like you found a lot of the...

Scobib,, sounds like you found a lot of the trails I did a couple of weeks ago. I spent about 6 hours out there a few weeks ago before some other friends got there and did some major exprloring. Your...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-27-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 885
Posted By em2
did you guys make it out to RR today. Sorry, I...

did you guys make it out to RR today. Sorry, I could not make it - had to take a MSF class this weekend - dont ask....

Ender, were you riding through park and the tollway in Plano today around...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-13-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,383
Posted By em2
I'm gonna be out of town the next two weekends,...

I'm gonna be out of town the next two weekends, but I live in Plano... if you need some help during the week, let me know.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
I agree with scobib, it may seem a little $$ and...

I agree with scobib, it may seem a little $$ and you probably are not going to need to worry about fuel on your 800, but there is more benefit to the fee than just fuel and lunch. I don't know the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-04-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
That really would be a great trip if you could...

That really would be a great trip if you could make it. I wish I could, but I'm in Mexico earlier that week and would not be able to swing it with work. Ten Bits Ranch is a really cool place to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-03-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
Bummer dude, Sorry you missed the trip. I just...

Bummer dude, Sorry you missed the trip. I just sent you a PM asking about the status and then saw this post - so nevermind the PM... Well, at least you get the bike back for the weekend.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-01-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
That's exactly what I did. I went out and bought...

That's exactly what I did. I went out and bought a used 350 - spent less than $1000 for it. It's old an decrepid, but hey - so am I. Plus, if I tear something up it's not a big deal like it would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,261
Posted By em2
I wear full gear in Dallas TX, 100+ degree heat. ...

I wear full gear in Dallas TX, 100+ degree heat. Only thing I don't wear is riding pants over my jeans, work pants... Like someone else said - just to lazy. I have a mesh Olympia jacket, mesh...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-31-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
I can't view the videos here at work, I'll have...

I can't view the videos here at work, I'll have to check them out when I get home. Your right though, my GS took some pretty good beatings in CO, glad I had the hand guards :D . The most beautiful...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-31-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
I need to get the rear tire on my 1200 replaced,...

I need to get the rear tire on my 1200 replaced, then Red and I can take our 1200's down to Waco and tear them up... I posted a short blog and some pics at www.gs-adventure.blogspot.com...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-30-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By em2
If they have the part, I bet they get it repaired...

If they have the part, I bet they get it repaired pretty quick. I just had them do part of my 6k, and replace a faulty fuel sensor. They were swamped with bikes then too (last thur), but i brought...
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