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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,703
Posted By slowinfastout
This is from Ken, he's not a member here and...

This is from Ken, he's not a member here and asked me to post this up after he read the thread.

Hi all,

Duane was kind enough to give me a heads up as to the ongoing forum discussions about...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,703
Posted By slowinfastout
A warning you say? Ken Davis, who owns the...

A warning you say?

Ken Davis, who owns the new BMW dealership is a personal friend of mine and riding buddy, I've know him for years and he is a straight up, honest guy whom I have purchased from...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By slowinfastout
The cylinders are offset, and the crash bars are...

The cylinders are offset, and the crash bars are not symmetrical on any boxer twin so you will have different mounting locations on any pair of lights you put on the bike from left to right. The...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 02:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By slowinfastout
Well, its not the piggy-back that is saving you...

Well, its not the piggy-back that is saving you from a canbus fault warning, its the relay in the new horn. Whether you tap into the OEM horn or remove it entirely has no bearing on fault conditions.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By slowinfastout
I believe they do have a wiring schematic in the...

I believe they do have a wiring schematic in the kit for the new bike, its as simple as removing the battery cover on the left side (1) Torx screw, putting the red wire on positive of the battery,...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By slowinfastout
It's always been mounted there, and I've been in...

It's always been mounted there, and I've been in rain with it but not any of those days-on-end monsoons. I am a fair-weather rider 90% of the time. No idea how it will fare there in repeated water...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By slowinfastout
No splicing at all, it's super easy. Takes you...

No splicing at all, it's super easy. Takes you longer to run the wires and zip-ty them than to wire it. Yes, I did use their wiring kit. You won't have any issues hooking this up.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By slowinfastout
Lipstick on a pig.... Sell your RT, buy this...

Lipstick on a pig....

Sell your RT, buy this on the flea market and save yourself about 200 hours work in the garage.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1067915
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By slowinfastout
I have the Twisted Throttle one on my bike, its a...

I have the Twisted Throttle one on my bike, its a copy of the Stebel Nautilus but they made a much better housing for it so it doesn't have glue/separation failures like the Stebel does. Sound is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By slowinfastout
Don't use sandpaper, use steel wool and rub it in...

Don't use sandpaper, use steel wool and rub it in with a metal polish. You can clean them up some, but not even close to 100 % that way. Still, a much nicer patina than shit brown.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By slowinfastout
Here's the BMW incentive off their website...its...

Here's the BMW incentive off their website...its not quite taking dollars off the top, but its a pretty good deal. GS only that are in stock, not the GSA. You are getting some options for free and $...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-18-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,024
Posted By slowinfastout
http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie...

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/fighter2_zpswkswdxoo.jpg (http://s1217.photobucket.com/user/drcollie/media/fighter2_zpswkswdxoo.jpg.html)
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Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By slowinfastout
If you want hard core off road stuff....

They tuck right in and nest inside the handguard. Made by Highway Dirt Bikes, and you get REAL handguards, too. Not plastic snap-in-a-drop BMW ones...

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By slowinfastout
[QUOTE=mikegc;26804248]Hey, GCecchetto, we're...

[QUOTE=mikegc;26804248]Hey, GCecchetto, we're guys. We've all been where you are! Just a thought but you might visit a few dealers in your area and ask around. You know how those BMW service...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By slowinfastout
You're right, it does! Now, what kind of sticker...

You're right, it does! Now, what kind of sticker design can I put on their to complete the robot-head look? I own a sticker cutting machine, all I need is a design. Whatcha got?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By slowinfastout
Working.... ...

Working....

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/topcase_zpsmkivd8pu.jpg (http://s1217.photobucket.com/user/drcollie/media/topcase_zpsmkivd8pu.jpg.html)

I was able to wire them...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By slowinfastout
Thanks Jim, guess there is only one way to find...

Thanks Jim, guess there is only one way to find out and give it a shot, eh?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By slowinfastout
Aux taillights and the Can Bus on R1200GS WC

Pickup up this Zega Pro topcase off the Flea Market and prior owner had it on a KTM 990. I already have a TT Rapid Trap on my bike so it latches in fine. He had put a pair of auxiliary lights on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 407,636
Posted By slowinfastout
When I was a mere pup back in '71 / '72, I was...

When I was a mere pup back in '71 / '72, I was one of the the local hot shits at the on my Husqvarna 400 Cross and worked at Surdyke Cycles when they first started in Manchester MO. There was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,529
Posted By slowinfastout
Once you try a wasserboxer, you'll never go back.

Once you try a wasserboxer, you'll never go back.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By slowinfastout
I am a screen junkie. Stock is useless. ...

I am a screen junkie.

Stock is useless.

Puig was my first one. Looks like a barn door on the bike and made me feel 15 years older. It does a nice job but ruins the lines of the bike. Sold it....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 407,636
Posted By slowinfastout
I did. Too old and creaky to be doing hard core...

I did. Too old and creaky to be doing hard core dirt bikes....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 407,636
Posted By slowinfastout
I only have one motorcycle....

But I'm not complaining....

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/garage_zpswf4xgfu3.jpg (http://s1217.photobucket.com/user/drcollie/media/garage_zpswf4xgfu3.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By slowinfastout
IMO, 1.5" should be a suspension drop, not a seat...

IMO, 1.5" should be a suspension drop, not a seat mod. You'll take out too much padding in the seat and be miserable.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By slowinfastout
Ohlins are rebuildable, send them to the right...

Ohlins are rebuildable, send them to the right place as others have suggested.

There's a trick to owning these, and that's to rebuild them every 15K miles or so, don't wait until they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By slowinfastout
They all do it. I don't see how an injector has...

They all do it. I don't see how an injector has anything to do with it. Solution is to downshift a gear before rolling on the throttle.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,412
Posted By slowinfastout
+1, mine too.

+1, mine too.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By slowinfastout
BTW, that was vinyl wrap on the bike, owned by a...

BTW, that was vinyl wrap on the bike, owned by a retired 4-Star General, Ex-Pow, Vietnam Vet.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By slowinfastout
However, THIS is better...seen on an Airhead...

However, THIS is better...seen on an Airhead covered in road grime and bug splats, and paint chips last Sunday....

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/hashmarks_zpswwceohfj.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By slowinfastout
WW2 fighter-themed GS1200

At Bob's BMW today...

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/Fighter_zps0mxpoyrg.jpg (http://s1217.photobucket.com/user/drcollie/media/Fighter_zps0mxpoyrg.jpg.html)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,751
Posted By slowinfastout
That bike looks like it was ridden off the side...

That bike looks like it was ridden off the side of a mountain and launched into a ravine! I've jumped my GS many times, but not like doing a 20'er that you can do on a KTM MX bike.

For most GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By slowinfastout
cbdane over on the K1600 forum has the BMW Canbus...

cbdane over on the K1600 forum has the BMW Canbus on bikes all figured out, he does that for fun. I had one of his prototype dashes on my bike, its a marvel of electrical engineering.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By slowinfastout
Touratech Side Bags for Rear Luggage Rack GS-LC

Haven't seen anyone mention these on the board and I was looking for something to stash small items like cell phone, sunglasses, baseball cap, etc. on short trips without sticking panniers on (and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,117
Posted By slowinfastout
Because You Asked....

KLR you say? :rofl:rofl:rofl
My GS is my street/touring bike.


http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/DSC_2384_zpsd8s7qv6n.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,229
Posted By slowinfastout
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act does NOT require you...

Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act does NOT require you have it dealer-serviced, but it does require you to provide proof of service, which you have. You can even do the work yourself and you are covered so...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By slowinfastout
OMG, you are so right....apologies!

OMG, you are so right....apologies!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,378
Posted By slowinfastout
You guys crack me up...all this 'supposin'! ...

You guys crack me up...all this 'supposin'!

I was this BDCW fork light system on a highly modified 2013 R1200GS at the Shenandoah 500 last October and its a trick bit of kit. It's well made, like...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,212
Posted By slowinfastout
That's too much engine for a Scrambler (IMHO). ...

That's too much engine for a Scrambler (IMHO). The Parallel twins would work better. Love the concept.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,278,829
Posted By slowinfastout
Sticker bombed the wheels to match my...

Sticker bombed the wheels to match my paint...made on my Cricut Explorer.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd387/drcollie/wheel_zpsxpmd5mgp.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By slowinfastout
You can't justify the price of an Akrapovic, it...

You can't justify the price of an Akrapovic, it can't be rationalized because you put it on the bike because it pleases you, nothing more. The minuscule weight savings and any power improvement...
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