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Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,901
Posted By VanXR
I bought a cheap rubber backed door mat for my...

I bought a cheap rubber backed door mat for my Epoxy (slick) garage floor. Not only does it protect the floor it makes taking it off the center stand a breeze.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,469
Posted By VanXR
Coming off the bikes you mentioned the GS will...

Coming off the bikes you mentioned the GS will feel A LOT different. The bars will feel like they are 3 miles wide and the upright position is like a dirt bike. I've never been "Too cold" to ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 310,802
Posted By VanXR
Done and done. I even put one song on the...

Done and done. I even put one song on the devices hard drive and still nothing. Guess it may be a defective card reader.... Back to the dealer
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 310,802
Posted By VanXR
Thanks guys. I formatted the card to FAT32 and...

Thanks guys. I formatted the card to FAT32 and still not go. I loaded a few mp3's on the card to test it and still nothing. V3.0 on the Nav V.

I also tried a different card 4 gig formatted to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 310,802
Posted By VanXR
Well, I broke down and picked up a Nav V. I...

Well, I broke down and picked up a Nav V. I inserted a micro sd card 8 gig and the GPS does not seem to recognize it. Is there a setting somewhere? When I hook it to my CPU I can see it but on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,511
Posted By VanXR
I had an '05 that never gave me any issues. I...

I had an '05 that never gave me any issues. I sold it and got an '09 RT. I made the mistake of riding a GSW. My '09 RT is for sale (shameless plug)
and my new to me 2013 GSW is sitting in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5,984
Views: 1,018,675
Posted By VanXR
Any ideas on how do i fix the scratch? Make...

Any ideas on how do i fix the scratch?

Make up a REALLY good story. I always use Sharks in my stories but that might not work where you are.

"I was riding on the beach and a shark jumped out...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 41,389
Posted By VanXR
I'll bite.

I'll bite.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 310,802
Posted By VanXR
Been there, done that and no deal. They do...

Been there, done that and no deal. They do service my bikes but I bought the GS & RT used private party so I can understand.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 310,802
Posted By VanXR
Price Navigator V

Well my Garmin 1490 is dying so it's time to pony up the cash for the Nav V.

Another inmate told me to call around for a better price than the advertised price of $799 and buy out of state to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,720
Posted By VanXR
Very nice. Let the adventure continue!

Very nice. Let the adventure continue!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By VanXR
GSW GSAW GS-911 Wifi group buy

Ok I know the cheapest thing on the BMW is the rider. That's me.

I'm REALLY struggling to buy a Nav 5 for my 2013 GSW I recently purchased USED from an inmate. The bike is LOADED with all options...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By VanXR
+1 for spin it off and put it back on "hand...

+1 for spin it off and put it back on "hand tight". I've always done that with cars and bikes and I've never had one leak or not come off at the next oil change. The one time the filter was a BITCH...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By VanXR
I recognize that guy. Next time we need to get...

I recognize that guy. Next time we need to get the bikes dirty. Maybe a quick trip up by Ojai??
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By VanXR
Revzilla does not have a video of the Multitec...

Revzilla does not have a video of the Multitec install. Thanks:clap
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By VanXR
SMH 10 Shoei Multitec

Santa brought me a Sena SMH10. Are there any install videos for the Multitec?
Having some issues
Forum: Americas 12-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,234
Posted By VanXR
Well the trip is still in the planning stage. I...

Well the trip is still in the planning stage. I now have a 3' x 5' map in my office and I've been marking places I'd like to visit. Problem (if you want to call it that) is I have places all over I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By VanXR
No issues with the rain in Berdoo or JT. I've...

No issues with the rain in Berdoo or JT. I've ridden it lots of times after rain and snow with no issues other than a washout or two.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By VanXR
I did on my 2013 GS and its much better...

I did on my 2013 GS and its much better protection in my opinion.
5'11" FYI
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,529
Posted By VanXR
I'd buy one

I'd buy one
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,126
Posted By VanXR
Car yes. Motorcycle I don't know but I'm willing...

Car yes. Motorcycle I don't know but I'm willing to bet if you have a tire like a tkc 80 or dunlop 606 they'd wave you through.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By VanXR
The holiday season can suck for a lot of people. ...

The holiday season can suck for a lot of people.

Hope all is well Focallength. You have a lot of FF's that care about a you.

Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By VanXR
If this is your 2015 GSA I'd just go back to the...

If this is your 2015 GSA I'd just go back to the dealer. My locks which I replaced myself only have 3 wafers. The rear wafer is the one that holds the lock in. Having all 6/7 wafers is overkill...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By VanXR
It's not a race until your buddy pokes his front...

It's not a race until your buddy pokes his front wheel up by yours then it's fair game. 60 mph's up a sand wash is not race pace.

J/K. This is probably the best organized dual sport you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,091
Posted By VanXR
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By VanXR
Pretty sure that's for the parking light. w5w or...

Pretty sure that's for the parking light. w5w or something like that.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,979
Posted By VanXR
WOW, I made an appointment to get my 2013 GS...

WOW, I made an appointment to get my 2013 GS serviced at Long Beach for December 2nd. Guess I will cancel that and head to Irv Seaver. Thanks for the heads up on their poor customer service.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,932
Posted By VanXR
+1 for Dawn. Works like a charm. I don't like...

+1 for Dawn. Works like a charm. I don't like simple green or orange as it's not very gentle on aluminum IMO
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,129
Posted By VanXR
Lot's of sand out by Vegas. Oh and rocks too. A...

Lot's of sand out by Vegas. Oh and rocks too. A good start is Trabuco Creek road and it's nice and close. Just watch out for squids thinking they're in a rally race with dads Subaru.

Steve
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By VanXR
Great video. Never new it could be adjusted

Great video. Never new it could be adjusted
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,846
Posted By VanXR
Win

Win
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By VanXR
I used a battery tender on my '05 GS, '09 RT and...

I used a battery tender on my '05 GS, '09 RT and now on my '13 GS with NEVER any issues OR dead batteries. Some will say don't other will have my experience.
Steve
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 54,259
Posted By VanXR
Originally Posted by VanXR...

Originally Posted by VanXR http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25295542#post25295542)
Skeptical...
Those were my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,450
Posted By VanXR
:d

:d
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,450
Posted By VanXR
What oil are you using?

What oil are you using?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,521
Posted By VanXR
Disappointed. Saw the first one in 1971 I was...

Disappointed. Saw the first one in 1971 I was 6. I have not stopped riding since. I guess I was expecting more. No desert racing/riding and no Baja. What a bummer as I really wanted to enjoy this...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By VanXR
I had an '05 and the tool kit posted is correct. ...

I had an '05 and the tool kit posted is correct. The only useful tool was the little plastic knob to get the oil filler cap off imho.
The tray was just a piece of plastic to take up space and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By VanXR
Tried that. I'm 180lbs and have tried all the...

Tried that. I'm 180lbs and have tried all the different ESA settings which is what brought me to the thoughts of tires or wheel out of round.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By VanXR
Thanks for all the responses so far. I'm...

Thanks for all the responses so far.
I'm still wondering if the dealer will replace the tires at 6000 if they are what are causing the shake. I don't want to pay for new tires "hoping" it goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By VanXR
Thanks. Most guys said with different tires...

Thanks. Most guys said with different tires their 2013's were stable too. I looked at the steering damper but if tires can fix it at their cost I'd be happy with that. I like the GPR damper but...
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