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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,317
Posted By JetSpeed
I suffered a rock strike to the headlight on my...

I suffered a rock strike to the headlight on my 05 GS about a a year into it, the damage was a small bulls-eye with a pinhole thru and thru, I slapped a Cee Bailey cover on the light and called it...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By JetSpeed
I installed the OEM aux lights on my 2013 GSW and...

I installed the OEM aux lights on my 2013 GSW and pretty much agree with what others are saying, I knew what they were going in so I am not disappointed.
My biggest gripe is that I have them mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By JetSpeed
I'm guessing since you use the term "it is a...

I'm guessing since you use the term "it is a lighter oil" that your bike is not a new water cooled model in which case it won't hurt a thing, as has been already stated.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By JetSpeed
I find this hard to believe, I run in Dynamic...

I find this hard to believe, I run in Dynamic mode 90% of the time and my rear brake pads are still good at 23k miles, I'm not aware that ASC hits the brakes at all, let alone more often when in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
Yes indeed, and I'm not even a little afraid to...

Yes indeed, and I'm not even a little afraid to admit that I don't have it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By JetSpeed
Sounds like a load of fun, if I ever get over...

Sounds like a load of fun, if I ever get over your way you'll be getting notice.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By JetSpeed
Andre's right. There's no reason to unplug it.

Andre's right. There's no reason to unplug it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By JetSpeed
This is not my experience at all, the LED on the...

This is not my experience at all, the LED on the new GSW beats any aftermarket HID I've seen and had.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By JetSpeed
That would be a nice one to see blown apart, and...

That would be a nice one to see blown apart, and not sure that I would take the guy that rides that one's advice on much of anything, other than how to look real silly in public.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,620
Posted By JetSpeed
Has anyone used any bad oil these days that has...

Has anyone used any bad oil these days that has caused a failure?

I read all this crap about what oil to use (and not) but I'm not seeing any photos of grenaded mills from using XXXX brand oil.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
I've deployed on 3 different ships, as the Air...

I've deployed on 3 different ships, as the Air Detachment we are not ships company, the ship is our airport while underway, meet plenty of fine people while onboard though.
What is all the "Good...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By JetSpeed
I buy the cheap Ebay pads and have good luck with...

I buy the cheap Ebay pads and have good luck with them, they last about 75% as well as OEM pads and I can't tell any difference in performance.
I'd rather change rear pads once a month then replace...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By JetSpeed
Like I always say: "More airplanes than...

Like I always say: "More airplanes than submarines".

I was offered a tour of a Los Angeles class submarine.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By JetSpeed
I think that you're going to have to be the...

I think that you're going to have to be the trailblazer on this one, I heard of one other owner writing about it but I believe he threw in the towel over the expense and uncertainty, the important...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By JetSpeed
When the fan comes on on my GS the temp takes a...

When the fan comes on on my GS the temp takes a dive and then it cycles back up after a few minutes, then the fan spins-up and so on. Hot day, cool day, it doesn't seem to matter much other then how...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By JetSpeed
My stock battery (BMW/Yuasa) on my GSW died after...

My stock battery (BMW/Yuasa) on my GSW died after just a year, replaced under warranty, I see no reason to spend the extra $ buying one of these marginal batteries.
Removing the spacer and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By JetSpeed
The Held toolbag is the way to go. ADVDesigns...

The Held toolbag is the way to go.
ADVDesigns stocks them.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By JetSpeed
Anything below 102C (215F) is normal in traffic.

Anything below 102C (215F) is normal in traffic.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By JetSpeed
Thumb I can't argue with any of this.

I can't argue with any of this.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By JetSpeed
Oh my word, not another old retired guy. OK, at...

Oh my word, not another old retired guy.
OK, at least a night trap in an F-4 was a difficult op, not the same pucker level in an F-18.
You should try landing a helo on the deck of a Knox class at...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By JetSpeed
Let me get this straight; you aren't dinging up...

Let me get this straight; you aren't dinging up uncle Sam's Hornet's because you put your kickstand down?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
A Mustang eh.

A Mustang eh.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By JetSpeed
I see what you did there, def's wife would have...

I see what you did there, def's wife would have caught that right off the bat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
Lieutenant.

Lieutenant.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,035
Posted By JetSpeed
I almost never use the side-stand, the only time...

I almost never use the side-stand, the only time I do is if I'm going to be near the bike and I need to park it for a short time, I don't trust side-stands.
I for sure wouldn't leave it down while...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By JetSpeed
I buy EverStart batteries at Walmart (one of the...

I buy EverStart batteries at Walmart (one of the very few reasons that I ever step foot in the store), I've had decent luck with them and no matter where I'm at there's a Walmart nearby in case I...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By JetSpeed
I have a telescoping Eagle Claw rod (collapses...

I have a telescoping Eagle Claw rod (collapses down to about 15") and a small ultra-light Shimano reel with 4lb test line, nothing fancy but compact and easy to pack and carry.
I use it on my...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By JetSpeed
The videos and photos that I want to keep I store...

The videos and photos that I want to keep I store on a separate hard-drive and burn them onto a disk, put them in a protective case in a safe place keeping a library of sorts.
I also use the cloud...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,188
Posted By JetSpeed
I buy the least expensive set of organic brake...

I buy the least expensive set of organic brake pads I can find, the pads are easy and cheap to replace, the rotors on the other hand.
I also find that organic pads are smooth and quiet.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
I can't get one passed you, it takes a certain...

I can't get one passed you, it takes a certain amount of intelligence to get it and you got it.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,247
Posted By JetSpeed
This morning it appears that these new helmets...

This morning it appears that these new helmets are in stores and available for shipping in all sizes except XXL.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,247
Posted By JetSpeed
Update from Revzilla on my order, being told that...

Update from Revzilla on my order, being told that the XXL sizes are delayed at the factory and won't ship until sometime between late April and early May.
Revzilla's website on the other hand was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,374
Posted By JetSpeed
Me either, just what's on the cards. The CO...

Me either, just what's on the cards.

The CO at my first squadron flew SH-2's, they lost about 40% of a blade off the coast and made the beach, no BIM to check on that old bird.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
I'm just prejudice, I yell obscenities anytime I...

I'm just prejudice, I yell obscenities anytime I see Canadians walking down the street, they're ruining this country. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,374
Posted By JetSpeed
The new Navy H-60's utilize the BIM system as...

The new Navy H-60's utilize the BIM system as well, any visible red showing during the pre-flight is a downer.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By JetSpeed
When I originally read his post I thought at...

When I originally read his post I thought at first glance that it said "queefshifter" and I wasn't even sure what to say........new option for 2016????... I'll pass.
But that would definitely fit...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By JetSpeed
Catalytic converters will most likely last the...

Catalytic converters will most likely last the life of the bike.

A failed cat will result in a muffled exhaust sound, hotter then usual headers and cat and a poorly performing engine.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 57,470
Posted By JetSpeed
I'm not really sure what to make of this post but...

I'm not really sure what to make of this post but I went back a few pages (as you suggested) and found a post by Jim (9 months ago) in which he states that he personally has seen several bikes with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,629
Posted By JetSpeed
If it was just the frame that was red I would...

If it was just the frame that was red I would like it, but the crash bars, wheels, springs, muffler hangar and all the other doodads pushed it over the top for my tastes.

To me this bike looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,038
Posted By JetSpeed
I just wanted to get that out there, someone...

I just wanted to get that out there, someone called me an "old codger" on here the other day.
I hope I'm still alive let alone still riding when I'm def's age. :1drink
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