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Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By snsbeemer
Thumb Renazco Racing

Just a thank you for mentioning Renazco (http://www.renazco.com/)as a source for the Galfers line of rotors and pads. I ordered a kit from Sonia Renazco today for my GS and she was very helpful and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,091
Posted By snsbeemer
FYI, Cerroplast 514 Tape

First off, great job on the wiring! I too must be OCD when it comes to wiring..

I also wanted to use tape like this for wiring I am doing on a '13 GSLC and my own GS. At the dealer a roll of this...
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,926
Posted By snsbeemer
Me Too

I tried getting a hold of Steve to get some more of this and he is a bit slow getting back at times. Hang in there!
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,318
Posted By snsbeemer
??

Do you think one of these mounted on the back of each pannier with a disconnect would be to big of a "party hat"?

The reason I ask is there is a Seattle motorcycle cop who gets on the freeway in...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,318
Posted By snsbeemer
Fleet Safety

Found them here (http://www.fleetsafety.com/whelen-tir3-led-lighthead/)for $50 and reasonable shipping..
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,318
Posted By snsbeemer
Whelen

What would you guys that have the Whelen recommend as a place to buy them?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,179
Posted By snsbeemer
??

Jarvis,
Is there an installation kit you bought somewhere for the Stebel?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By snsbeemer
Dave, Did the fix last night and everything is...

Dave,
Did the fix last night and everything is back to normal, though the "1 hour" to do the fix is of course optimistic and took me two. The stock rear shock has such short connectors and most of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By snsbeemer
Yes, I would agree, but in defense of Ohlins they...

Yes, I would agree, but in defense of Ohlins they did try to keep us using the BMW controls and not have another set of switches on the bars. These bars do tend to fill up with "stuff". :D
I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By snsbeemer
Question Ohlins Mechatronix?

Big Dave,
Didn't you put on these new shocks? I may have you mixed up with another inmate..
I have experienced exactly the same problem with my Ohlins Mechatronix and it is a comm error with the...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 39,830
Posted By snsbeemer
#526

I have placed my order today and am looking forward to replacing my "plastic one" with a non slipping version.

Thanks for the discount as well!
Scott
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,197
Posted By snsbeemer
Me Too!

I bought a Mechatronic set from Mr. Kyle yesterday, he advised me about the group sale even though I was not aware of the invite, thanks Dan!

Scott

PS, This is the second set of Ohlins I have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By snsbeemer
Cold? Wet?

So, how was the race?
I have to admit I was pretty sore from the short ride we did on Saturday. Got to get out mucho more next year. :wink:

Scott
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 277,564
Posted By snsbeemer
Woo Hoo!

You go A & A! Been thinking about you two.
When we got home Sunday I saw some of the heaviest rain I have seen since May. Be very happy you are not on HEAVY bikes. :evil Even so, I am still very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,626
Posted By snsbeemer
Congrats for finding the problem and then fixing...

Congrats for finding the problem and then fixing it!
The terrain in the pictures looks like the perfect proving ground for the damper. Did you try removing damping once you were used to good damping...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By snsbeemer
I have to agree with craigv, you should not know...

I have to agree with craigv, you should not know the stabilizer is there with the "neutral" settings. These things just shine when it gets windy like it was here yesterday.

That said, I did have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,626
Posted By snsbeemer
Discounted Ralle-Moto

For those of you on the fence, or who just happen to be saving up for this great piece of engineering, they are on sale through June 1.
I recieved an email from Mr. BestRest saying the Ralle-Moto...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 18,533
Posted By snsbeemer
I totally agree about the work of art part, I am...

I totally agree about the work of art part, I am very pleased with the RM-2 I have installed on my GS. After installation the thing just blends into the bike like it was from BMW's best engineers....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,425
Posted By snsbeemer
I would be extremely wary of Works at this point....

I would be extremely wary of Works at this point. They built shocks for the ESA my GT at the begining of the year and it was a struggle right from the start. Perhaps they are better now than they...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,732
Posted By snsbeemer
It is incredibley easy, and it works just great!...

It is incredibley easy, and it works just great! I have had one on my machine for about 3 weeks and would recommend this to anybody looking.

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,083
Posted By snsbeemer
Great to hear about the thin speakers! I will be...

Great to hear about the thin speakers! I will be buying some of those when I replace my 3 year old Multitech with a new one....

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,083
Posted By snsbeemer
Simply amazing, I bought the same unit for my '89...

Simply amazing, I bought the same unit for my '89 Wing and it is now peforming daily on my '11 GS.

Small world, eh? :D
Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,083
Posted By snsbeemer
I have some J&M intercom/music source/radar...

I have some J&M intercom/music source/radar detector equipment that is going on 18 years old. I have moved it from bike to bike and it always works really well. There stuff is really good and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,506
Posted By snsbeemer
Ok, I installed one of the RM-2 dampers on my...

Ok, I installed one of the RM-2 dampers on my standard '11 12GS last weekend and can now offer the following comments based on my experience with the installation.

I know the included...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,885
Posted By snsbeemer
Thanks for the "research" Dorian et al. If you...

Thanks for the "research" Dorian et al. If you are in need of more guniea pigs in the future, please let me know!

Looking forward to the ride, :D
Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By snsbeemer
Mine weighs 640 pounds with a full tank of gas,...

Mine weighs 640 pounds with a full tank of gas, BMW bags, tools, Cycle Pump, and my lunch. (brown bag..) :D

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By snsbeemer
Thumb Low RPM

The key to long life for your clutch while still slipping it is LOW RPM.
If you keep the rpm's down at not much more than an idle whilst slipping the clutch you not have to worry about clutch life....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By snsbeemer
Best Rest Spray Stopper

This product is stupid simple and really works like a charm!
I takes maybe 15 minutes to install and keeps all of the muck that used to fling up on the back of my legs at bay. A real advantage is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By snsbeemer
Jeff, We stayed there over Memorial Day weekend...

Jeff,
We stayed there over Memorial Day weekend this year. It is a really nice place but it is more suited for quads I believe. Lots of two track and a few single track but I was riding a quad so I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,901
Posted By snsbeemer
Thumb DVD, Great Idea!

It would be very cool if a DVD were made from compiled rally pics. :ear
Bestrest David took over 100 on my camera and Luca has all of those.
I would gladly fork over some $ for a DVD. :evil
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,901
Posted By snsbeemer
Laugh Another Great Rally!

Luca,
I think you already know that I had a great time at the Second Annual Pacific Northwest GS Rally.
I know it added to the cost but, I really liked the added day. It gave a chance to do the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By snsbeemer
We met in McLeary last year. If you are coming...

We met in McLeary last year. If you are coming into town from the north there is a park on your left, I will be there at 10AM if this thing comes together.

Scott
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By snsbeemer
Ride to Menlo

Do you guys have a jump off time yet? I will be leaving from Tacoma tomorrow morning and could meet you along the way somewhere..

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,159
Posted By snsbeemer
They are. The difference is in the spring rate...

They are.
The difference is in the spring rate of the new shock. Much more stiff so the bike sits higher than it did with the stock Showa's.

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,958
Posted By snsbeemer
Oops!

GB,
I did not fully read/process your first post..
My buddy has put the Adventure OHLINS on his sport 12GS, sorry dude! :norton When I put the new Ohlins (606 & 607) on my 1200 Adventure it seems...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,159
Posted By snsbeemer
Oops!

GB,
I did not fully read/process your first post..
My buddy has put the Adventure OHLINS on his sport 12GS, sorry dude! :norton When I put the new Ohlins (606 & 607 on my 1200 Adventure it seems to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,958
Posted By snsbeemer
Laugh Yes!

GB,
My buddy has just completed this very mod to his '05 GS. He said the centerstand still works but both tires are slightly touching the ground, much easier to put up on the center stand though!...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By snsbeemer
Wicked Done!!

I installed the Ohlins yesterday..
Mostly went OK other than the RR of the stock crash bars, that is real puzzle to play with.
The new shocks make the bike sit about 1 to 1-1/2 inches higher. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By snsbeemer
Thumb Thanks for the replies. I have searched out the...

Thanks for the replies.
I have searched out the instructions for a "canisterectomy" and will do that. I have not heard of anybody having a downside to the process.

Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By snsbeemer
Question So the charcoal cannister is a bad thing?? ...

So the charcoal cannister is a bad thing??
Please educate on the good or bad things about this part..I would really hate to send the shocks back to Dan. :cry

Scott
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