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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
WD40 changed their formula a few years ago. It...

WD40 changed their formula a few years ago. It isn't what it use to be. Fluid Film is better for corrosion but it smells like wet wool. On the other hand, legend has it that the smell will keep mice...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,162
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
As a Hazmat Tech we had a class on alcohol in...

As a Hazmat Tech we had a class on alcohol in gasoline. Part of the class involved ethanol reduction products. We tried Stabil, Marine Stabil, Startron, K100 and Seafoam. The only one where the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 437,353
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I went with the Tourtech covers instead of the...

I went with the Tourtech covers instead of the plastic full covers because I worry about salt staying under them.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I put these on a few weeks ago. I'm very happy...

I put these on a few weeks ago. I'm very happy with them.

http://www.advdesigns.com/weulbrledbli2.html
(http://www.advdesigns.com/weulbrledbli2.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have an Aprilia Mille in the barn next to my...

I have an Aprilia Mille in the barn next to my '14 GS. I'm ashamed to say that I didn't even register the Ape this year. I've promised her some track time next summer to make it up to her though.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,331
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
So what's the recommended extended warranty if...

So what's the recommended extended warranty if this one is a scam?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I researched this a lot last summer and finally...

I researched this a lot last summer and finally went with the AF-XIED. I'm happy that I did. I didn't have a real problem with the fuel delivery, I just wanted it a little smoother at low speeds. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have the Sargent controller. I'll check the...

I have the Sargent controller. I'll check the leads and get back to you.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have one on my '14 GS. It does get too hot when...

I have one on my '14 GS. It does get too hot when set anywhere past half way.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,159
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've found that the nitrogen in my tires helps me...

I've found that the nitrogen in my tires helps me to squeeze extra fuel into my tank but only on the side stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Check the valve too.

Check the valve too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,099
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
It's better that the screw breaks than the hub.

It's better that the screw breaks than the hub.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've been running the TKC80 on my GSW and love...

I've been running the TKC80 on my GSW and love it. I'm really looking forward to the TKC70 for next season. The larger size doesn't bother me at all.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Diesel would work too.

Diesel would work too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,543
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I ride year round here in Maine. I'm running the...

I ride year round here in Maine. I'm running the TKC 80 as my winter tire. The complaint that they don't last because they're soft is exactly why I like them in the winter. A soft compound is what...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Welcome. I bought a '14 last fall. I love the...

Welcome. I bought a '14 last fall. I love the bike. I rarely use the dynamic mode because I don't need it. Road and Rain on the asphalt and Enduro Pro off road are all I need. All three do the trick...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,096
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
The axle height is one of the determining factors...

The axle height is one of the determining factors for your angle of approach.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,680
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
This reminds me of the "All Suzuki TL's tank...

This reminds me of the "All Suzuki TL's tank slap" rumor that basically killed a pretty decent model.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,680
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've been well over 100 mph and found no issues.

I've been well over 100 mph and found no issues.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,664
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
No thanks. No boxer. No shaft. I am not...

No thanks. No boxer. No shaft. I am not interested in that.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have the 28/35 Globescouts and love them. They...

I have the 28/35 Globescouts and love them. They end up about 2 inches narrower than my bar ends. They ride really well and prohibit bringing extra stuff. If I really need to bring everything I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,675
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
The thump with mine is usually when I have the...

The thump with mine is usually when I have the clutch in and the rear brake on to back through a corner. It isn't a bang just a thump.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,675
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I still think it's in the shaft. It really feels...

I still think it's in the shaft. It really feels like drive train to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
42/36 in my LC with TKC80s. No lights no problems.

42/36 in my LC with TKC80s. No lights no problems.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,088
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I've had problems with my 4S pairing with my Nav...

I've had problems with my 4S pairing with my Nav V. It worked for a while now it doesn't.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,675
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
It feels like its in the shaft on mine.

It feels like its in the shaft on mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
The problem with any type of protectant is that...

The problem with any type of protectant is that they are designed to last. If you get a small cut or bare spot it allows the salt in and it stays in. I like the spray on films that wash off in the...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,020
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Smart Wool

Smart Wool
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,323
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I spray the under carriage with T-9 in the Fall....

I spray the under carriage with T-9 in the Fall. It does a good job protecting and will come off after the cruel season with Simple Green. It's an annual ritual I've been doing with my winter beaters...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,742
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Is the face shield squared off on the '15? Those...

Is the face shield squared off on the '15? Those pics make it look that way. Thumbs down if it is!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,457
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
It also allows the bike to remember your previous...

It also allows the bike to remember your previous suspension settings.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,313
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
So with the compressed air in your tires at 78%...

So with the compressed air in your tires at 78% and the remaining gases supposedly leaking through the tire compound because they are smaller. As you refill your tires you will be adding more...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 46,965
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
8 to 10 different compounds? Wait, what? I'm...

8 to 10 different compounds? Wait, what?

I'm still going to buy a set but I question this guy's information.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 15,155
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I'll agree. Track riding made me a much better...

I'll agree. Track riding made me a much better street rider. I did do the MSF Experienced Rider Course a few years ago. It was really weak and pretty much a waste of time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46,013
Views: 2,753,171
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I'm in. I hope its better than Why We Ride. It...

I'm in. I hope its better than Why We Ride. It should be though. Dana Brown does good work and Dust to Glory was excellent.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 210,422
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
I have this same system. It is really awesome. No...

I have this same system. It is really awesome. No complaints at all.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Thumb Nice work

Nice work
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,184
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Mine won't start first try of the day but always...

Mine won't start first try of the day but always fires up on the second push. I asked the service guy at Max's. He said they all do it. To me that isn't an answer but good enough for now I guess.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
The old timers use to make a rocker table. It was...

The old timers use to make a rocker table. It was a long ramp with legs in the middle and at one end. You'd push your bike up the ramp and it would rock down onto the forward legs. I used on once a...
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By Smoke Eater 3
Safety glasses please!

Safety glasses please!
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