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Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By CopperGreen
I had my 1100GS at the dealer recently and got a...

I had my 1100GS at the dealer recently and got a '13 anniversary RT as a loaner. It felt buzzy and cheap by comparison. That experience solidified my decision never to sell my 1100. I've ridden the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Yes, plugs right in. ...

Yes, plugs right in.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Truck-Lite-27450C-Single-Rectangular-LED-5-X-7-Truck-Jeep-XJ-YJ-Headlight-/371039288347
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Just need to finish installation instructions and...

Just need to finish installation instructions and do some tweeks to wiring after feedback from co-workers.

Prices.
Introductory for first 30 days...then they go up.
TLA1100 w/out running...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 984
Posted By CopperGreen
While you're at it check the engine case bolts. I...

While you're at it check the engine case bolts. I was losing oil and had a filthy skid plate because they were all loose. Tightened them up and now the plate is nice and dry between oil changes.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Picked up the anodized parts today. Also went...

Picked up the anodized parts today. Also went back on 12 hour days at work. Ugh.
I had to do some sorting of the parts when I got home (FYI forgot my keys at work so had to drive back and get...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By CopperGreen
T'wer me, I'd opt for hard anodize...nothing...

T'wer me,
I'd opt for hard anodize...nothing like a coat of artificial sapphire. Same stuff as on non stick cookware...


Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,081
Posted By CopperGreen
I don't know, that thing looks pretty sweet. ...

I don't know, that thing looks pretty sweet.
Passing up a super low milage 1100GS because it doesn't have a couple farkles that can be added whenever seems weird to me.
It won't be very long...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Exactly, Just plug into the wires that went to...

Exactly,
Just plug into the wires that went to the parking bulb. Red wire plugs into the black plastic jacketed wire (12v pos) and the black into the bare plug (ground).



Divide and exploit....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Please allow me to introduce... The...

Please allow me to introduce...

The TLA1100!:wings

Final production sample showing the running light kit...

http://warprophet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Iron-Horse/i-3qBRBFB/0/L/IMG_0624-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
:nod

:nod
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Oh but they're sexy... Genuine Mil-Spec grade...

Oh but they're sexy...
Genuine Mil-Spec grade farkle.
:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,081
Posted By CopperGreen
Low miles and loved, it sounds. Farkles...

Low miles and loved, it sounds.
Farkles aplenty.
Fair price, me thinks.
Regardless of the agreed price, he'll regret selling it...
R1100GS is the future.


Divide and exploit. Works every...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Picking up anodized samples tomorrow. Will know...

Picking up anodized samples tomorrow. Will know what the bill for 50 kits will run.
I'll try to post some pictures of the kit tomorrow night.


Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By CopperGreen
Stupid question, I'm sure...but... Are you...

Stupid question, I'm sure...but...
Are you positive it's coming from the tranny?
Just want to be thorough in the diagnosis...


Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
As for anodizing, because the light is up front...

As for anodizing, because the light is up front and see's water and road spray, etc, I'm gonna opt for the more expensive type 3 hard anodize with the 5% dichromate solution dip for ultimate...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
This guy is really happy he's done with deburring...

This guy is really happy he's done with deburring and finishing parts to get them ready for anodizing...
http://warprophet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Iron-Horse/i-ShZ6Zs2/0/M/IMG_0587-M.jpg
Got the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By CopperGreen
What bike are you talking about? What year model?...

What bike are you talking about? What year model?


Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 332,828
Posted By CopperGreen
Congrats! Divide and exploit. Works every...

Congrats!


Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
You guys make me laugh...for which i am most...

You guys make me laugh...for which i am most grateful...and motivates me to see this through.
So i sent the files off for the scatter guard bending jig over a week...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By CopperGreen
The fact we are even discussing this speaks...

The fact we are even discussing this speaks volumes about these bikes.
Long live the GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
http://warprophet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Iron-Hor...

http://warprophet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Iron-Horse/i-VqkRgZ9/1/XL/IMG_0580-XL.jpghttp://warprophet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Iron-Horse/i-6DScnQD/0/L/IMG_0581-L.jpghttp://http://warprophet.smugmug.com...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Big progress report to follow in next couple...

Big progress report to follow in next couple days.
Things are developing nicely.
It will be well worth the wait- believe me.


Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
To better prevent sucking the darkness from the...

To better prevent sucking the darkness from the cockpit, I've designed a less sucking glare guard.......
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
We are in production. Long live the...

We are in production.
Long live the "TLA1100"
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
FYI, I'm concentrating on the clear and black...

FYI,
I'm concentrating on the clear and black anodized aluminum versions, both with and without conspicuity LEDs.
I don't know when or if I'll get to the carbon fiber kits as there isn't enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Hi Drone, I'll let the beta testers respond but...

Hi Drone, I'll let the beta testers respond but have a look at the pictures I posted on page 1. look to the right and you'll see a white fence off to the side. Imagine that cut-off across the whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Bungholio, send it back for full refund. I'll pay...

Bungholio, send it back for full refund. I'll pay postage too.

Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
I'll take care of you...:freaky I think it...

I'll take care of you...:freaky
I think it should be explained I sent him my very first prototype, free to try. It was drilled for conspicuity LEDs but as we discussed, I did not include them. Sent...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
I'm so glad you like it. Happy, and now more...

I'm so glad you like it.
Happy, and now more safe journeys my friend. I'll get you the scatter guard as soon as i can. Since you ride in unlit regions, the back scatter could be a bigger problem...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Soon. I'm in a holding pattern after a less...

Soon.
I'm in a holding pattern after a less than stellar first review. Regardless, I will make some of the scatter shields and send to the three beta testers to see if that satisfies.
The scatter...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
I couldn't wait. What about something like...

I couldn't wait.
What about something like this???...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
This weekend I'll design a rail of folded thin...

This weekend I'll design a rail of folded thin sheet aluminum that will block the offending reflection. I'll post what I come up with.



Divide and exploit. Works every time.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Yeah, the H4 socket is real tight on the...

Yeah, the H4 socket is real tight on the Truck-Lite. Goes on with finger pressure and you can pull them apart by hand too but a screw driver to wedge them apart is easiest. Well we know it won't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
OH MY GOD. WHAT A TEASE! :*sip*

OH MY GOD.
WHAT A TEASE!
:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By CopperGreen
Perry, You take much better pictures then...

Perry,
You take much better pictures then me!:thumb
Glad you worked out posting them. Now you can go back and edit your first post and insert them proper-like...if you want...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
So I have new digs here in Baton Rouge- a nice...

So I have new digs here in Baton Rouge- a nice furnished two bedroom.
Progress has been made on making the kits, like a custom printed circuit board design for the running light version. I've looked...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By CopperGreen
If it were my bike I'd keep the abs. It has saved...

If it were my bike I'd keep the abs. It has saved me enough times over the years that now I wouldn't consider riding a bike without it.
A good fluid flush and inspection of the brake lines wouldn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Thanx all for the interest... I'm still...

Thanx all for the interest...

I'm still getting set up here, (haven't found a place to live yet...) but doing what I can, like getting custom circuit boards made for the running light kits.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,212
Posted By CopperGreen
Ok, I'm in Baton Rouge finally. Housing...

Ok,
I'm in Baton Rouge finally. Housing situation not resolved however. Couple days to get settled and I'll start getting ducks lined up. I'm shipping my GS(1100 of course!) and it will arrive...
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