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Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,287
Posted By Big D
A different way to skin a cat? Simple to drill...

A different way to skin a cat?
Simple to drill into some of the baffling tubes inside muffler I used cement drill to get a bite into angled pipe. Makes it a bit loader or use a rat tail file and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,443
Posted By Big D
Not sure if rough roads have any thing to do lamp...

Not sure if rough roads have any thing to do lamp failure. Two years seems about right for my low beam bulb. My high beam bulb has never needed to be changed and it gets the same amount of shaking as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,636
Posted By Big D
+1 on connecting to a regular 12v charger and...

+1 on connecting to a regular 12v charger and cross your fingers an hope for the best, nothing to lose. Maintainers/tenders don't know(sense) they are connected to a battery if voltage is below 8v or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,087
Posted By Big D
Stowaway, Eagle claw, Crystal River pack rods

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/flyvest.jpg (http://s690.photobucket.com/user/1daryl/media/flyvest.jpg.html)
This is a Cabalas stowaway 7 fly rod
I also have 7piece fly/spin Eagle...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,826
Posted By Big D
I have Joe Rocket Phoenix 3.0. Get gray/silver...

I have Joe Rocket Phoenix 3.0. Get gray/silver color, not baggy at all. Enough mesh for good air flow. Good mix of mesh and fabric. Summer wear over shorts , winter over jeans. Sale priced at...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Big D
"while cleaning it today" Maxi, mini, wings or...

"while cleaning it today" Maxi, mini, wings or no wings, day or night? Back in my day we just rode them like we stole um, free wash when it rains.
Sorry, can't help myself!!!
Enjoy
07 GSA...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,086
Posted By Big D
Me when 15 yrs old 1967 CL 160...

Me when 15 yrs old 1967 CL 160 scramblerhttp://rs690.pbsrc.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/honda.jpg~c400

Enjoy
Daryl 07GSA SoCal
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,656
Posted By Big D
I put mine under right side of seat. Out of sight...

I put mine under right side of seat. Out of sight and the elements. Used some foam tape and some that pipe tape that has holes every 1/4 inch or so and screwed it to plastic seat pan. Real easy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Big D
Chaparral Motorsports Yuasa HIGH performance...

Chaparral Motorsports Yuasa HIGH performance battery ytx14 Hbs
part #358-1331 72 dollars. Higher cranking amps than standard battery and fits right in 07. Very happy with mine.

Enjoy
Daryl 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Big D
Most folks use high beam wire as trigger for...

Most folks use high beam wire as trigger for relay. Remove bulb cover and connect with eazy splice type connection. Wire in a switch also. Many years of posts about lights, relays and switches. Good...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By Big D
I use a couple of Kodak waterproof sport cameras...

I use a couple of Kodak waterproof sport cameras for my outdoor adventures. Why two? Thought I lost one flyfishing and loved it so much had to get another small waterproof camera. Paid 109 dollars...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,918
Posted By Big D
Double your pleasure I am a young ole fart...

Double your pleasure
I am a young ole fart myself and sleeping on the ground is still fun, just seems the ground is harder now! I use two self inflating pads in the 1-1/2 inch range for more...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Big D
Thanks Bobbybob, I have been off road three time...

Thanks Bobbybob, I have been off road three time in the last two weeks doing some gold prospecting so the bars must have slipped and I did not know it. Good to know about the spring adjustment. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Big D
No tank bag to hit Jim! Tried to pull up on bars...

No tank bag to hit Jim! Tried to pull up on bars to check to see if they were loose but could not budge them.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Big D
Handlebars hitting tank 07 GS 21k miles

Did search found nothing. 07 GS 21k miles no loose or bent bars illumiworks risers. Horn went off from hitting tank when backing out of parking spot today and I have not noticed any clearance issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,470
Posted By Big D
http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/bt...

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/bth_camping2.jpg
Bag, foam pad, air pad, chair and tent
Enjoy
Daryl 07GS Socal
http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/camping1.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,667
Posted By Big D
Cabelas stow-away 7 or 5 piece rods

This 7 piece high mod graphite performs great and won't break the bank. You can't beat the protection of your side cases.
Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS Socal
...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By Big D
Happy with my Joe Rocket Phoenix 3 silver mesh...

Happy with my Joe Rocket Phoenix 3 silver mesh pants with full length side zippers. Not baggy at all. Ware Field-sheer mesh jacket not sure what style. Order your correct size, going up a size equals...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By Big D
Have Joe Rocket Phoenix 3.0 in gray color, cooler...

Have Joe Rocket Phoenix 3.0 in gray color, cooler than black. They fit very well and are not baggy like the Phoenix 2.0. I wear them over shorts in the summer and over jeans in winter on longer...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,787
Posted By Big D
Try using 2000 or 2400 grit wet and dry paper to...

Try using 2000 or 2400 grit wet and dry paper to get a flat surface, could be the fine steel wool is not removing the high spots of the pitting. I used it wet with a rubber sanding block by hand for...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,302
Posted By Big D
I have a Kodak Sport C123 use it when I go fly...

I have a Kodak Sport C123 use it when I go fly fishing. Under water pictures and video to 3 meters. Very good battery life on 2 AA cells. Good picture quality for 70 dollar water proof camera. Most...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,765
Posted By Big D
Have a good Thanksgiving day knowing your bike...

Have a good Thanksgiving day knowing your bike will start and cost less than dinner! Going on my 3ed battery on my 07, so 2 yrs is what I also got. Just replaced my Yuasa YTX14-bs (200CCA) withYTX14...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,403
Posted By Big D
Cabelas stow-a-way 7 fits inside. Excellent rod...

Cabelas stow-a-way 7 fits inside. Excellent rod for the money, even less if you build it yourself.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/flyvest.jpg

and catch a bigger one, the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,801
Posted By Big D
Check out Motorcyclesuperstore.com Fieldsheer...

Check out Motorcyclesuperstore.com Fieldsheer Congo air mesh jacket on sale 70 bucks. Great deal on mesh summer jacket. I am 6-1 215lb and the XL fit perfect.

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,022
Posted By Big D
Knobbies!!! I feel your pain, wait till you...

Knobbies!!! I feel your pain, wait till you discover sand!!! Same results just not as quick. For me sand is like mud in slow motion.
Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 99,455
Posted By Big D
Found this small flat folding alloy stool at...

Found this small flat folding alloy stool at Quartzsite AZ RV show. No maker name on it but I have seen other fold flat camping tables around of the same design which you might get a brand name from?...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,741
Posted By Big D
Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID. Looks...

Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID. Looks more complicated than is, don't have picture of it off bike which would show it clearer? Made a template from card stock and kinda copied the Bestrest U...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,219
Posted By Big D
Exhaust mods to stock muffler <HR...

Exhaust mods to stock muffler



<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Used to ride this Big Bear Chopper with this exhaust....
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,674
Posted By Big D
January 2011 south of Quartzsite AZ ...

January 2011 south of Quartzsite AZ

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/camping1.jpg

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/camping2.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,581
Posted By Big D
drop in battery

I know you ask about odyssey, but. I needed new battery after a relay issue on 07 yesterday. Got a drop in YUASA YTX14-BS they claim 200A will work fine for SoCal. They also sell YTX14H-BS 230A. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,473
Posted By Big D
Keep it simple, use that blue thing and slice in...

Keep it simple, use that blue thing and slice in to high beam wire right next to headlight connector. Will need to drill small hole in bulb access cover so wire can exit to relay.
Enjoy
Daryl 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,473
Posted By Big D
No. You need to put in a relay in to run the...

No.
You need to put in a relay in to run the lights. Use the high beam wire to trigger the relay. Too much current will run through the high beam switch if you do not install relay. I all so put a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Big D
Don't know if you can order amber lens, you will...

Don't know if you can order amber lens, you will need to check,sorry. They cost a bit less the 100 bucks each. My HID are not street legal and I don't see amber lens changing that. These put out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Big D
Bright!!!!

4 inch HID from Kragen Auto. Turns night to day. The starter is inside light housing. Could not ask for more.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/lightangled.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,200
Posted By Big D
Second recall!!!!

Clear as mud???
Was in to get my fuel sender recall fix last week and was told there is a SECOND RECALL for 07-08 brake lines! Was told they have made improvements in the connectors and the line...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,800
Posted By Big D
What ever happened to LONG WAY UP?

Remember this guy? Ewan McGregor

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/ewanmcgregor.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,358
Posted By Big D
Two pumps!!

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/ewanmcgregor.jpg

Enjot
Daryl 07 GS SOCAL
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,637
Posted By Big D
Budget Twinmax

This model works every time. 10 feet tubing, food color, water, rubber bands and a stick.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/twinmax.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,792
Posted By Big D
Maybe not hand made

Budget twin Max

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/twinmax.jpg

Plug puller

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/sparkplugpuller.jpg

Wheel balancer, HF + Marc...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,792
Posted By Big D
Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID ...

Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/light2.jpg

Kick stand pad

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/pad1.jpg

Customized...
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