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Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6,710
Views: 1,207,888
Posted By Harleytoo
Had some time on my hands today so I ran to REI...

Had some time on my hands today so I ran to REI and picked up cages, MSR 30oz bottles and a couple of straps to mount up a set of fuel and oil bottles.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Harleytoo
Black Dog' look great, but geez, they are proud...

Black Dog' look great, but geez, they are proud of them!

The Pivot Pegz look like the ticket.

Thank for the input.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Harleytoo
FootPegs

Below is a pic of the footpegs on the R1100GS I recently purchased.

They are a bit wide, which makes getting my toe under the shifter a bit difficult with certain boots I have.

I want to get...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 362,543
Posted By Harleytoo
I still need to figure out how to get a gig like...

I still need to figure out how to get a gig like yours here in the states.

A always, very good read!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I had heard this about the full bars, that...

I had heard this about the full bars, that maintenance becomes a pain.

Luckily, most of my "rogher" riding is contained to dirt roads and such. I have no real plans to take it anywher overly rough.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Arggg, wish I had known that before I bought...

Arggg, wish I had known that before I bought them! Well, I will keep an eye on them. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
So we finally had some decent weather and I was...

So we finally had some decent weather and I was able to get out, ride a bit and take a few pics.

Got the ZTechnik's stainless steel Engine Guards installed and I really like both how they look and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I went with the Odyssey PC680. It is a bit...

I went with the Odyssey PC680. It is a bit smaller than the original battery so I had to cut a rubber mat to put it on to raise it so the stock strap would work.

Great battery IMHO.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Harleytoo
You know, for you guys who have newer GS', the...

You know, for you guys who have newer GS', the panels may be a direct (cheaper) replacement?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,705
Posted By Harleytoo
This emogee (sp? I have no idea) should be...

This emogee (sp? I have no idea) should be available on every forum, cell phone and lifehack!

It just conveys so much....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,066
Posted By Harleytoo
I have never seen one with the chrome...

I have never seen one with the chrome caliper/rotor option. Sweet!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Thanks, man. I have been struggling with this...

Thanks, man. I have been struggling with this company for the better part of two years. As a good friend of mine said, I was not let go, I was set free! There is a lot of truth to that statement.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Hopefully my head bars will be on Monday would...

Hopefully my head bars will be on Monday would be nice to get them on and maybe get some saddle time this week if the weather would break.

Unfortunately, I got the boot at work this week, so i am...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
If that is an invitation I am in! I have always...

If that is an invitation I am in! I have always wanted to see Australia.

Actually, I ran across these while placing an order for a spare alt belt. They should do the trick.

...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 216,231
Posted By Harleytoo
Can the Rigid Dually Floods be run on road...

Can the Rigid Dually Floods be run on road (driving light style usage) as they come or do they need a dimmer of sorts?

Has anyone tried Rigid's High/Low driving light?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I still don't like the terminal connections...

I still don't like the terminal connections pointing up, however, could not find either the ground strap or a better alternative over the weekend.

Ultimately, I will rework that as well. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Yea, aside from the rubber top cover on the...

Yea, aside from the rubber top cover on the Battery, I put a rubber nub over the connecton.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I am thinking a bit of this on the back edge of...

I am thinking a bit of this on the back edge of the shield should help cut it down;

...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
No Googlage for that...

No Googlage for that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Good ideas, I will give that a go today.

Good ideas, I will give that a go today.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
By the time I had ridden a wasys the distraction...

By the time I had ridden a wasys the distraction was starting to diminish. Right now it is probably as much trying to see adequately with just the headlight and no aux lighting.

I could probably...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Well, I was able to get the terminal block...

Well, I was able to get the terminal block installed and wired up (bad picture below), also got the voltage LED wired in and working and other clean up done.

I decided to hold off on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Okay, talked to the mechanic who has done all the...

Okay, talked to the mechanic who has done all the work on this bike. That 5th line is to a secondary vacuum accuated pump that pumps fuel over to the other side so that he could get more miles out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
The Odessey does but I did not like how close to...

The Odessey does but I did not like how close to the battery it sits. Had they made it a little differently it could have been great, but it is not great.

The tension on what I feel are stock...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I will drop the guy who owned it a line to see if...

I will drop the guy who owned it a line to see if he can clarify.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Hey, Jim, I don't understand what you are saying....

Hey, Jim, I don't understand what you are saying. How does this make it a removable tank?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Pretty good. I am hoping I find a small fusion...

Pretty good. I am hoping I find a small fusion reactor that will allow me to go without fuel all together...:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I will "blow test" it tomorrow. Yea, all the...

I will "blow test" it tomorrow. Yea, all the schematics I have found show no 5th hose, so no idea.

I am going to check later model diagrams to see if any of them have a 5th.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
It runs down the right side of the bike to the...

It runs down the right side of the bike to the nipple on the underside of the right throttle body. It has a factory style fuel crimp clamp oddly enough.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
I guess I am going to need to take it apart to...

I guess I am going to need to take it apart to find out.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Yea, not finding any depiction of that 5th line...

Yea, not finding any depiction of that 5th line anywhere in the Fuel Tank and Lines section of the Repair Manual.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Here is a better shot of where that line...

Here is a better shot of where that line terminates in the fuel plate. Its the bottom one;

http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr66/rodstallings/Lines.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Jim, I have those still. Check the pic below. ...

Jim, I have those still. Check the pic below.

THey are the longer ones that run out of the picture. The shorter line on the left went to the right side throttle body nipple and the clamp is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
THanks for the pic's. I was already considering...

THanks for the pic's. I was already considering it needing some form or reinforcement to handle much of a load. The pic's help me with considering what I need to do.

If only I could create a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Oh, and got this in today and installed it. Jury...

Oh, and got this in today and installed it. Jury is out. Not sure I like how it protrudes behind the bike that far. I mean, it serves its purpose but I may change the mounting a bit.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Ok, should I leave the one that runs from the...

Ok, should I leave the one that runs from the tank to the right side throttle body or cap them as well?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Hey, bad or not (and its not) visuals help!

Hey, bad or not (and its not) visuals help!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
No, rearward from the shock there is nothing but...

No, rearward from the shock there is nothing but frame and body bits.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
Yup, I will hit Lowes tomorrow to see about...

Yup, I will hit Lowes tomorrow to see about something like that.

You are right, the positive cable may reach. Will check that tomorrow.

Found some rubber mat to cut up to go under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 12,923
Posted By Harleytoo
So, I checked this too. The left side throttle...

So, I checked this too. The left side throttle body nipple is capped. The right side has a hose that goes up to the tank.

So;
Right TB connected to tank
Left TB capped
No connection I can...
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