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Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,235
Posted By mefly2
And I went the OEM MNW route ... could have saved...

And I went the OEM MNW route ... could have saved some $$$...the cost of conspicuity!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,008
Posted By mefly2
Mine has done that since 2013 ...

Mine has done that since 2013 ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 1,025,395
Posted By mefly2
Thanks for pointing that out; I was just about to...

Thanks for pointing that out; I was just about to spring for some of the MAM valve cover protectors. I will stick with the crash bars.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,269
Posted By mefly2
Congrats, Jim, on picking up the new bike; enjoy!

Congrats, Jim, on picking up the new bike; enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
Posted By mefly2
Or, the puck + tab on the original Touratech...

Or, the puck + tab on the original Touratech Zegas or the Pros (not the 2).
When I need to remove the panniers, I just pop off (or hinge forward) the lid, move the gear (usually just the lightest on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,321
Posted By mefly2
I'm with you, Jim ...??? 20+hp ...:huh

I'm with you, Jim ...??? 20+hp ...:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,306
Posted By mefly2
I will run out and drain the synthetic (filled by...

I will run out and drain the synthetic (filled by the factory and the dealer) from both my GSW and my Corvette just a soon as hell freezes over ... it is cold, but not that cold...yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 1,043,519
Posted By mefly2
Excellent demo of high visibility gear ! Thank...

Excellent demo of high visibility gear ! Thank you - helped make up my mind.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,623
Posted By mefly2
Maier worked well for me ...

Maier worked well for me ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,541
Posted By mefly2
I like the vario because it can be shrunk down or...

I like the vario because it can be shrunk down or raised as needed ... couple that with some metal panniers and you are good to go ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,456
Posted By mefly2
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Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,127
Posted By mefly2
I tie to the highest point (structurally sound)...

I tie to the highest point (structurally sound) on the bike and widest part of the trailer in order to maximize the mechanical advantage ... soft ties or hero loops to the front forks above the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,612
Posted By mefly2
...looks ALMOST as nice as mine ... just kidding !

...looks ALMOST as nice as mine ... just kidding !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By mefly2
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,849
Posted By mefly2
Enjoy!

Enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,256
Posted By mefly2
Supplemented our 12GSW with an XT250 ...

Supplemented our 12GSW with an XT250 ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,382
Posted By mefly2
OK ??? just not sure why you would have to remove...

OK ??? just not sure why you would have to remove those pins to replace a windshield ... mine comes off with four torx screws. Did you replace the frame and elevation mechanism as well?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,382
Posted By mefly2
Just curious - how often -and why - are folks...

Just curious - how often -and why - are folks needing to deal with the C-circlip? (On my bike it is actually an "E" circlip) Is there a design error that makes the clips fail or is it due to repeated...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,382
Posted By mefly2
I guess you could- by a long stretch- call a...

I guess you could- by a long stretch- call a washer a BUSHING :rofl although nothing is "bushed" in this case and I would not... nor did the techs with whom I discussed this location on the bike......
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,382
Posted By mefly2
Negative, JS, not sure how you would even know...

Negative, JS, not sure how you would even know just when I ordered these pins! I ordered them after reading your post quoted below back on September 07... in the difficulties thread.

I noted in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 410,425
Posted By mefly2
Let me know how your efforts work out on the...

Let me know how your efforts work out on the lowering links as we bought the adjustable ones to use on my wife's bike and it severely changed the geometry as far as preload etc ...ours are for sale.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,367
Posted By mefly2
This is an old topic ... suggest the search...

This is an old topic ... suggest the search option. Here's on old one I posted some time ago...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,382
Posted By mefly2
Based upon J's earlier glowing testament, I spent...

Based upon J's earlier glowing testament, I spent the $$$ to buy the pins as well.

Bad advice to get them as they only confound the issue. "Pulling the pins" to remove the windscreen and clean is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,888
Posted By mefly2
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,366
Posted By mefly2
non-LED headlight for me ... but early on I added...

non-LED headlight for me ... but early on I added aux lights because of high density of deer out in the evenings around here.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 410,425
Posted By mefly2
Why not just buy the Yamaha model with fat tires...

Why not just buy the Yamaha model with fat tires ...? Basically the same bike, but with fat off road tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By mefly2
Wow, that orange battery thingy is really small...

Wow, that orange battery thingy is really small ... :rofl... must be all the new battery technology!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By mefly2
...as Jim said, the rotation is reversed ...

...as Jim said, the rotation is reversed ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,005
Posted By mefly2
Yep ... makes easy work of getting a trigger from...

Yep ... makes easy work of getting a trigger from the park / city light. I was not aware of tis product and went into the shell for the trigger tap ... no delay when the bike is shut down and comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,186
Views: 1,043,519
Posted By mefly2
Always eager to see these great photos.

Always eager to see these great photos.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,004
Posted By mefly2
Don't forget to check the peg to shifter and rear...

Don't forget to check the peg to shifter and rear brake pedal distance. My SW-Motechs are great with light weight boots, but the distances are off quite a bit with off road boots... need to get ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,787
Posted By mefly2
Lucky son of a gun ...must depend a lot on where...

Lucky son of a gun ...must depend a lot on where and when you ride ... I've lost 5 or 6 over the last 50+ years !
Clear film + mesh ...just to be sure - as this is the most expensive headlight so...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By mefly2
Yes ... let us know how the repairs handle the...

Yes ... let us know how the repairs handle the road vibrations ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 312,115
Posted By mefly2
Hmmm....then, I wonder just why the BMW...

Hmmm....then, I wonder just why the BMW instructions say to (wall) charge before use ... did I miss that it needs to be turned on???
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,831
Posted By mefly2
...and for that reason, I picked the OEM BMW bars...

...and for that reason, I picked the OEM BMW bars on the bottom and T-T stainless bars on top... easy to brush / polish back to new look if you have a set down. The coated AltR bars would look good...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By mefly2
Usually ride infrequently after November, but...

Usually ride infrequently after November, but take the bike to the car wash and clean (so my driveway doesn't freeze up) ... not doing so well on my Jeep's undercarriage. The chem used here is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,331
Posted By mefly2
Yep; hear it all the time .... even on urban...

Yep; hear it all the time .... even on urban bumps ... maybe I have the susp set too hard ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,469
Views: 453,198
Posted By mefly2
Wow, I must have a defective cooling system ......

Wow, I must have a defective cooling system ... after warm up and moving down the road, I am ALWAYS above 185 ... could be the 3,000' elevation ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,768
Posted By mefly2
I'm with Jim ...

I'm with Jim ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6,009
Views: 1,025,395
Posted By mefly2
I like them and would leave them on the cases ......

I like them and would leave them on the cases ... just too frugal to buy them so far ...
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