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Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,998
Posted By bdarling
Been there...

Been there (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750257)...done that.

My suspicion is that your head stud has started pulling from the case, as has been mentioned by others. JVB is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By bdarling
I found that the airsoft pellets work best with a...

I found that the airsoft pellets work best with a lean mix nitrogen fill...say 76%, or so.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By bdarling
I've had my left side apart a few times and that...

I've had my left side apart a few times and that sprocket bolt is definitely standard thread. I usually put the bike in 5th gear, stand on the pegs with my toe on the rear brake, and put all of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By bdarling
Hmmm, my covers have never fallen off when...

Hmmm, my covers have never fallen off when installed properly. Are you seating the rubber feet at the rear and using forward pressure to hook the front of the cover into the detent?

See section...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By bdarling
Try a squirt of contact cleaner or (gasp!) WD-40...

Try a squirt of contact cleaner or (gasp!) WD-40 in the switch. This usually makes my turn signal switch gear come right back to life.

Edit: I missed the new switch comment. That's an odd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,512
Posted By bdarling
I've only been riding since 2008, but I have...

I've only been riding since 2008, but I have logged 100,000 miles in that time and I was rear ended on my 4:45 AM commute in 2010. I have been learning to be more conservative and to expect the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,907
Posted By bdarling
I'm late to the thread, but I've been praying for...

I'm late to the thread, but I've been praying for you and Heidi. We've only met on a few occasions, but you're a stand-up guy and I'm glad to know you're around to piss all of these FFs off for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By bdarling
All this discussion over a lost screw? The...

All this discussion over a lost screw? The question of how to bypass the switch is valid information in the event of a roadside failure (happened to me in the middle of nowhere), but it seems to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By bdarling
My 1100 is missing about an inch of the lower...

My 1100 is missing about an inch of the lower left guide rail tip due to an assembly error on my part, but the engine has been running just fine for two years. I would agree with everything that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,928
Posted By bdarling
I wanted to hate that you were doing this...

I wanted to hate that you were doing this project, but the results look like a freakin' hoot! I would love to give that thing a go!

-B
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By bdarling
Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that last part. A...

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that last part. A reduction in speed is required to initiate the self test after switching the ABS back on. I don't even notice anymore.

-B
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By bdarling
Nice work! Now you get to laugh at your friends...

Nice work! Now you get to laugh at your friends as you hit your ABS switch on the fly, ride right by and roost 'em!

BRAAAAAAAAP!

-B
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By bdarling
If you look on the left rear portion of the...

If you look on the left rear portion of the alternator, you will find the D+ terminal. All I did was add my new ABS trigger wire to this lug with a new ring terminator and run the wire up to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By bdarling
This mod is sooo much easier than you guys are...

This mod is sooo much easier than you guys are making it. All you need to do is tie pin 15 from the ABS computer to the D+ terminal on the alternator. If you place a switch inline, you have instant...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By bdarling
I hope none of the 1100 owners out there are...

I hope none of the 1100 owners out there are using DOT 4 on their clutch cables...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
YOU don't need a ticket, but don't forget your...

YOU don't need a ticket, but don't forget your papers...you know which ones I'm talking about.

http://celluloidheroes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/john-turturro-as-jesus-quintana1.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
I'll come greased up so you can't catch me...and...

I'll come greased up so you can't catch me...and for other reasons.
:dllama
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
That's why they call me Mr. 42%... Sent...

That's why they call me Mr. 42%...


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
Anyone check the weather?

Anyone check the weather?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,413
Views: 888,846
Posted By bdarling
You forgot to install the fueling mod for your...

You forgot to install the fueling mod for your riding buddies at WARPED. Here's a schematic for you to follow:

Part 130 can be replaced by unwrapped Slim Jims if your buddies are hungry.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By bdarling
I made something similar for my stock 1100 screen...

I made something similar for my stock 1100 screen and it was marginal at best. The MRA vario screen is a terrific screen and well worth the small investment over any add-ons to the stock screen.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,542
Posted By bdarling
Beemer Boneyard is out of stock right now, but...

Beemer Boneyard is out of stock right now, but you can request an email to alert you when one arrives:

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/13617684428.html
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By bdarling
Not only does the SMH10 remember all of your...

Not only does the SMH10 remember all of your devices, it remembers the pairing protocol preferences as well. This is important if you pair a smart phone with media and phone protocols as well as an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
Barf bags? Just use Yeti's sleeping bag. That's...

Barf bags? Just use Yeti's sleeping bag. That's my plan.


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
He's probably locked in his Sprinter...

He's probably locked in his Sprinter somewhere...down by the river

http://yourpopfilter.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Matt-Foley.jpg


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
I'm pretty sure Devin brought the standards to a...

I'm pretty sure Devin brought the standards to a new low. All I ever watch is Elmo.


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
Warped x !!!!!!!!!

Oh snap! How DID you get dragged into this?! I bet it was that Balboa-Park-Loving marine.

Miles and I are riding up first thing Friday morning if you care to join us.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
Something about Girl Scout tents comes to mind......

Something about Girl Scout tents comes to mind...


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
We got a preview of these "powers" last weekend...

We got a preview of these "powers" last weekend and I was not impressed. In fact, it was just gross...goatse lemon party.
Forum: Face plant 02-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,309
Posted By bdarling
Thanks for sharing your experience. I really...

Thanks for sharing your experience. I really feel for the rider, but it kills me to see people crossing the line. Since this is a footwear discussion and not a riding safety discussion, I'll leave...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By bdarling
Lol! I am so useless, the OP answered all of my...

Lol! I am so useless, the OP answered all of my questions in his opening post.

Back to the peanut gallery for me...


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Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By bdarling
I'm not sure what to make of this response, but I...

I'm not sure what to make of this response, but I will clarify my logic:
Decoupling the engine and transmission can help eliminate one of the two components as a source of the noise. If the noise...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By bdarling
Have you tried pulling the clutch when the noise...

Have you tried pulling the clutch when the noise is occurring to see if the noise goes away? Also, is the noise RPM/speed-dependent when it occurs, or does it seem to be evident at any speed in 5th?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,803
Posted By bdarling
My 1100GS came with a set of Jesse panniers and I...

My 1100GS came with a set of Jesse panniers and I did not expect to like them as much as I do. As mentioned above, the Jesse boxes are incredibly stout, especially around the lids. Mine have taken...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By bdarling
I'm not sure if the Rox Barbacks are different...

I'm not sure if the Rox Barbacks are different than the Rox risers, but I installed the risers on my 1100GS and I don't have any trouble with the stock clutch cable.


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
Last time I "helped," it cost you a new range. ...

Last time I "helped," it cost you a new range. I'll see if I can get a hall pass.

-B


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Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By bdarling
Motoriley is right, if you have an off that's bad...

Motoriley is right, if you have an off that's bad enough to do case damage, you've probably got bigger things to worry about!

P.S. Motoriley's YouTube videos are probably the most entertaining...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,373
Views: 85,816
Posted By bdarling
Happy new year!!!

Happy new year!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By bdarling
I'm a bit confused about the "cracked case"...

I'm a bit confused about the "cracked case" comments. The HB bars mount to key locations of the engine that also support the front and rear sub frames. These bars are about as strong as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By bdarling
My Hepco-Beckers have been "tested" a few times...

My Hepco-Beckers have been "tested" a few times and I have been incredibly pleased with their performance. One off was particularly aggressive and, judging from the deflection of the bars, I...
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