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Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By marlinjames
Thanks guys Sent using the Note3

Thanks guys

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By marlinjames
13 1200gsa parking lamp

I switched over to HID's and now the yellow parking light stands out like a nasty zit. what led can i use with out getting a lamph code???
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/21/uvuzujaz.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/21/uvuzujaz.jpg
Got the skid plate on

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By marlinjames
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/19/me5uma7a.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/19/me5uma7a.jpg

Got the seat done

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
So far it feels much better on my feet while...

So far it feels much better on my feet while standing. I can move my foot around more and out a bit so my legs aren't pressed against the bike as much. A lot more comfortable. These are on pivot pegs...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
Got a custom seat built. And put on the pivot peg...

Got a custom seat built. And put on the pivot peg extenders and a touratech oil cooler gaurd http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/18/zu9ume5u.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/18/arenahy2.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By marlinjames
damn guess i'll spend the 450. you guys make a...

damn guess i'll spend the 450. you guys make a good point, i was hoping to get away with the 200 for a seat concept. guess ill do riches. thanks again
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By marlinjames
what is that light for? & good fogs

Sorry for all the posts. I was installing my HID's today and noticed the little light under the high beem. what is that for?

also i want to add some fog lights along with the driving lights. what...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
I put hid's and piaa's in today. ...

I put hid's and piaa's in today.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/setu5yqe.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By marlinjames
So got my lights in today and put them in. Did...

So got my lights in today and put them in. Did Kensun hid's for the headlights. Piaa night techs for the drives.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/11/arerudug.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By marlinjames
Lol funny you should mention them. That's what's...

Lol funny you should mention them. That's what's on there and it's uncomfortable as heck. I called them to have it re done for me and they wanted $450 I couldn't do it ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By marlinjames
looking for some good seat suggestions please

ok so i want to upgrade my seat but not sure what one. i've heard good things about the saddleman seats. thinking the touring edition one. also like seat concepts. had one on my old xr650L. I'm about...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
Those pegs look a lot lower. Where did you get...

Those pegs look a lot lower. Where did you get them?

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By marlinjames
[QUOTE=RunninRanger;24806592]It's a super comfy...

[QUOTE=RunninRanger;24806592]It's a super comfy seat. Yes a little hot but it's air-cooled after all! LOL!

My custom seat is Leather with gel I believe. And the leather seems to heat up the gel...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By marlinjames
I did upgrade the tires already. Went with the...

I did upgrade the tires already. Went with the Metzler karoo 3? I believe that's what they're called.
How do you like the gel? I heard it gets hot

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By marlinjames
thanks guys, i def. want a new seat. I'm digging...

thanks guys, i def. want a new seat. I'm digging this outrageous richs custom seat that it came with. Just ordered HID lights and piaa's for the driving lights.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By marlinjames
Thank you. I purchased from the BMW dealer here....

Thank you. I purchased from the BMW dealer here. It belonged to the sales manager. He did the 24k service when he traded it in. I love this bike so far. Like you I wish I would have done it sooner. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By marlinjames
awesome thanks. there is a zumo gps that came...

awesome thanks. there is a zumo gps that came with the bike hardwired into the bike with a touratech locking mount
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By marlinjames
What is this?

It looks like a head phone jack. It's down under the headlight
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/07/u8u3a4a2.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/07/enuzyjav.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By marlinjames
Where did you guys mount the ballast Sent...

Where did you guys mount the ballast

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By marlinjames
Anyone know what this wire is for?

I was cleaning the bike and just checking it out and noticed this wire down below the instrument cluster. Looks like a headphone jack.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/06/nequsety.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By marlinjames
i love those clearwaters. if only they were about...

i love those clearwaters. if only they were about $400 cheaper. lol

so you haven't had any problems with HID's i heard they would melt the housing?

thanks for the black dog idea. im going to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By marlinjames
2013 gs1200 adventure headlight suggestions

I'm thinking about upgrading my lights on the bike. i was thinking about going simple and just buying some piaa's but wanted to check with you guys on some other options
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
great. thankfully i got them for free and put on...

great. thankfully i got them for free and put on free. got a good tire warranty so before they get below 3/32 i'll have to find a nail and get something different.

How did they work for you? good...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 240,140
Posted By marlinjames
awesome thank you

awesome thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 724,893
Posted By marlinjames
Got some new rubber. Metzeler karoo 3 ...

Got some new rubber. Metzeler karoo 3
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/02/vy8equsy.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By marlinjames
Hello GS people!!!

I just bought a used gs 1200 adventure the other day and wanted to say hi. been on adv for a couple years now but was in the thumper thread. had a xr650l.
any suggestions on what i should do to the...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 240,140
Posted By marlinjames
But on your website it says it's the same height...

But on your website it says it's the same height as the adventure? Doesn't that mean it's the stock height

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Forum: Vendors 07-31-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 240,140
Posted By marlinjames
So i bought a used 13 r1200gs adventure "oil...

So i bought a used 13 r1200gs adventure "oil cooled" the other day and the seat is killing me. It's a rick's custom seat and i think the pan is the stock one but not sure. But i was wondering do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By marlinjames
lowered pegs? do tell

lowered pegs? do tell
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By marlinjames
Taller guy options 13 gs1200 A

im about 6'4 and i test drove a gs the other day and loved it but my legs felt a little cramped and got a little bit of buffering. i was wondering what was out there for options. looking for lower...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By marlinjames
I guess he just did the 24k service. did it early...

I guess he just did the 24k service. did it early i guess. He actually works at the local bmw shop. only reason he traded it in was to get the water boxer.

i was just curious as to maintenance...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By marlinjames
2013 BMW R1200 GS Adventure maintenance schedule

so im thinking about buying a used 1200 with about 20,600 miles on it. a lot for a year old i know but it was his daily commuter.
i was wondering what the maintenance schedule is for these? valve...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By marlinjames
http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu300/marlinmer...

http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu300/marlinmero/20140629_161151_resized_1_zps6966a70e.jpg
http://i657.photobucket.com/albums/uu300/marlinmero/20140629_161158_resized_1_zps26e4e391.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By marlinjames
07 xr650l $4500

Bike has roughly 4.5k miles on it with tons of extra's they guy i bought it from used it as a daily commuter on pavement only. i bought it 2 years ago and have put the last 6 miles or so on it. Has a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 74,765
Views: 7,850,428
Posted By marlinjames
I love the power my harley vrod screaming eagle...

I love the power my harley vrod screaming eagle has. So when I get on the xr I'm bored. Lol BUT I like the xr can go in the logging roads and what not. I only ride fire service roads and stuff. No...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 74,765
Views: 7,850,428
Posted By marlinjames
If you were to trade in your xr for another dual...

If you were to trade in your xr for another dual sport what would you get and why? I'm thinking of getting a vstrom or the Yamaha

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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 74,765
Views: 7,850,428
Posted By marlinjames
i can't remember how many quarts these beasts take

i can't remember how many quarts these beasts take
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 74,765
Views: 7,850,428
Posted By marlinjames
so sensitive subject i know but OIL????

i've switched to amsoil on the harley and love the difference so far.
so i was thinking about using the amsoil 10W-40 Advanced Synthetic but figured id see what you all would suggest
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 74,765
Views: 7,850,428
Posted By marlinjames
extra parts

figured i'd let you know that i just posted a bunch of take off parts for an xr in the for sale section
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