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Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By simmonsk133
Wow. This belongs in the "Why didn`t I think of...

Wow. This belongs in the "Why didn`t I think of that?" Hall of Fame.
Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,323
Posted By simmonsk133
I traded out of a goldwing and dynaglide sport...

I traded out of a goldwing and dynaglide sport for a new 09 1200RT and a used 09 GS. We are adding a sidecar to the rt and the gs is staying like it is. Dirty and hot from daily riding. I have owned...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,403
Posted By simmonsk133
Better be more than one. I hope they follow the...

Better be more than one. I hope they follow the model used on the GS911. A lot of us have more than one bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,557
Posted By simmonsk133
Some of us have both. I never read the rt sites....

Some of us have both. I never read the rt sites. This is a better place.:evil:evil
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By simmonsk133
Nice area. Sounds like my Dyna.

Nice area. Sounds like my Dyna.
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 247,769
Posted By simmonsk133
Sena 20 does not have "user replaceable" battery

I am on the list. My second thoughts pertain to the battery. Sena support tells me the battery is not "user replaceable". I may be asking folks about buying a couple of used Autocomms if I cannot get...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,298
Posted By simmonsk133
I just write down my services, on the JVB DVD...

I just write down my services, on the JVB DVD sleeve, :roflfile the receipts for oil, filters, washers, etc and roll out. I don't even bother to use my GS-911 to reset it. It just is not that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,358
Posted By simmonsk133
Say hi to Gina in Iowa City. I got my start in...

Say hi to Gina in Iowa City. I got my start in Ames. Beautiful Bike. Remember to rinse the salt off it from the streets. I was finding salt dust in my bikes well into July.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By simmonsk133
Opps! I just put in Prestone Brand DOT 4. From...

Opps! I just put in Prestone Brand DOT 4. From Wally World. So far 10,000 miles and I have lived to talk about it. I would suspect that viz might be more important to the servo users.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,409
Posted By simmonsk133
I have been known to take a thicker shim, a dot...

I have been known to take a thicker shim, a dot of rubber cement on my finger, and make figure 8's on a sheet of 2000 grit sandpaper. A micrometer tells you when it is time to stop. I found it faster...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,557
Posted By simmonsk133
I wonder what oil he is using.:rofl

I wonder what oil he is using.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By simmonsk133
Works fine with my thunderbolt.

Works fine with my thunderbolt.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,575
Posted By simmonsk133
Ah, the smell of spring and new oil...

Ah, the smell of spring and new oil threads.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By simmonsk133
Jim, Can fluid color or smell be used as a...

Jim,
Can fluid color or smell be used as a clue? I have 2009's and paranoia on this subject. Too many people asking me what keeps the back wheel on.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,741
Posted By simmonsk133
If you enjoy Waterpump issues, talk to an F650GS...

If you enjoy Waterpump issues, talk to an F650GS thumper owner. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By simmonsk133
Picture time!

Picture time!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,429
Posted By simmonsk133
I don't blame you. Beautiful bike. And I do like...

I don't blame you. Beautiful bike. And I do like the touch of purple.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By simmonsk133
It's located under the cappuccino maker. :rofl

It's located under the cappuccino maker. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By simmonsk133
Hi, Mine fits pretty tight. I use it on both...

Hi,
Mine fits pretty tight. I use it on both the 2009 GS and RT. First time I think I was only able to get it on half way. It was enough to do it. Now it fits snug but I can get it on all the way. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By simmonsk133
If you must, Harbor Freight, "Pittsburg Pro"...

If you must, Harbor Freight, "Pittsburg Pro" digital torque adapter.
Number 68283. 29.5 - 147.6 ft lbs (40 - 200 NM).
fits on 1/2 ratchet or extension. Looks like it all fits in 3x3x5" box.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,218
Posted By simmonsk133
:ear Thanks...

:ear Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,666
Posted By simmonsk133
Eek Engine kill switch? On some of my bikes it causes...

Engine kill switch? On some of my bikes it causes wierd things. Especially when the neighbor is being ... helpful.
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By simmonsk133
Glad I got my '11 Gobi when I did. I hear the new...

Glad I got my '11 Gobi when I did. I hear the new FI rigs are so fast the camo spots slide off!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,258
Posted By simmonsk133
What?? No one eats anymore??

We like Gold's BBQ in Dahlonega. Just off the square. They have a smoker out front, and are a stocking Big Green Egg dealer. Try not to hold that against them. They are on the competitive BBQ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By simmonsk133
Did you get it off the sidestand and ride it? ...

Did you get it off the sidestand and ride it? The computer does not heat the sensor and read it until the sidestand is up.
Good luck..Ken
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 247,769
Posted By simmonsk133
Me 20

Me too on the 20. :rofl

Thanks!...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By simmonsk133
Bleed Brakes

Hi, I did mine last week. 2009 GS. I used a turkey baster and sucked the reservoir dry. Then added new fluid. Did the usual squeeze, loosen, tighten, release process. Did front and back in about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 22,627
Posted By simmonsk133
2009 RT in a 2009 GS??

Has anyone tried dropping a Deka ETX-20L into a 2009 GS?

ETX-20L is L 6 7/8" x W 3 7/16" x H 6 1/8"

ETX-14 is L 5 7/8" x W 3 7/16" x H 5 3/4"

You get an extra 90 CCA on the RT...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By simmonsk133
brake steering video

About a year ago there was a video of a guy on an R1200GS that came down a hill and made a beautiful turn at the bottom WITHOUT using the handlebars, brakes and balance only, and then continued along...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,271
Posted By simmonsk133
BE SURE, The steering stops are not damaged/bent....

BE SURE, The steering stops are not damaged/bent.
Sorry to hear about it....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 196,504
Posted By simmonsk133
I saw one a few days ago, ATL. Black Touratech....

I saw one a few days ago, ATL. Black Touratech. Parked nose to nose with a Triumph Tiger. In the calm of the evening I heard "Do these bags make my butt look fat?" :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,265
Posted By simmonsk133
There is a GS running around Atlanta that is done...

There is a GS running around Atlanta that is done up in Black bedliner.
The sidecases and top box are done up in it also. He did the metal and plastic parts in it. Looked very Mad Max.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,148
Posted By simmonsk133
Quote: <TABLE border=0 cellSpacing=0...

Quote:
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Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,930
Posted By simmonsk133
Jetspeed: Thanks. I will try to keep my drops...

Jetspeed: Thanks. I will try to keep my drops under 3'. :wink:
Once ran a Honda 150 Dream (Bentley Touring Model) off a 12' drop. Straight down on its nose and mine. My brother on the back. Only...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,930
Posted By simmonsk133
To the insurance comment: Will Comprehensive...

To the insurance comment: Will Comprehensive insurance aka Progressive cover this??? I was under the impression that off-road, you are on your own. That greatly limits my sense of adventure when on a...
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 40,044
Posted By simmonsk133
Yes, That is a big help. BOM is old army for Bill...

Yes, That is a big help. BOM is old army for Bill of Materials. As in
20' 1 1/2x.120 chrome-moly, 10' 3"x1/4" mild steel plate, etc.
Once again, thanks for showing your project....Ken
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 40,044
Posted By simmonsk133
Your fabrication skills are amazing! I am now...

Your fabrication skills are amazing! I am now trying to teach my red box to play like your blue one.
Is there by chance a BOM? I have a tubing notcher and bender from my gocart days. I would like...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,729
Posted By simmonsk133
Turtle Fur. Super soft and works well.

Turtle Fur. Super soft and works well.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,873
Posted By simmonsk133
Laugh Pocket Fisherman. :rofl

Pocket Fisherman. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By simmonsk133
lost keys

I once left mine in a saddlebag lock. Easy find after 2 months of looking. On a shelf in the garage, waiting for the next trip.Glad I have one spare.... Ken
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