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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Trixie
Nice. About half the cost of the Rizomas I was...

Nice. About half the cost of the Rizomas I was checking out, and a bit more durable, likely.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,532
Posted By Trixie
aquacabesa

aquacabesa
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 982
Posted By Trixie
I went with the Wunderlich Lexan setup. Similar...

I went with the Wunderlich Lexan setup. Similar to Jetspeed's Alrider version, the Wunderlich swings down, with two push-in ball joints up top and hinged brackets below.

I would say the Altrider...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,652
Posted By Trixie
It's likely the lowest common denominator, plus...

It's likely the lowest common denominator, plus margin, to avoid any liabilities.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Trixie
Would be great to meet up for a snack or beverage...

Would be great to meet up for a snack or beverage if you make it out Boston way, Nicky. Good luck with this!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Trixie
yup, trip A resets after an overnight, but the...

yup, trip A resets after an overnight, but the engine must be started.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,532
Posted By Trixie
GSAW at the dealers, wethead on the various...

GSAW at the dealers, wethead on the various forums.

I think we need four subforums in Boxer twins, as JVB called out- Air, oil, cam, wet heads.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By Trixie
dibs on Smokeater's seat plate if Wonderings...

dibs on Smokeater's seat plate if Wonderings passes....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Trixie
well, it's sat for a couple days now, and that is...

well, it's sat for a couple days now, and that is what shows up when I turned on the ignition this morning for the picture....so i must still be wrong :norton :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Trixie
Disagree: ...

Disagree:

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-7DZnjVR/0/M/i-7DZnjVR-M.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-SS4xsnV/0/M/i-SS4xsnV-M.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By Trixie
Fuel range will reset, but the trip meters must...

Fuel range will reset, but the trip meters must be manually reset.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By Trixie
Doesn't Altrider or SWMotech make a plate that...

Doesn't Altrider or SWMotech make a plate that snaps in place of the pillion seat?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By Trixie
I believe JVB has published a tool list in...

I believe JVB has published a tool list in previous inquiries. Try searching this sub forum. There are also a lot of posts about what people are putting in their touratech and GSEmotion tool boxes
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,407
Posted By Trixie
Well, mine's been in the tank more than 10 years...

Well, mine's been in the tank more than 10 years and counting.....Stainless is nice, but not essential.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,231
Posted By Trixie
unless, of course, you had a single spark that...

unless, of course, you had a single spark that doesn't surge...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,234
Posted By Trixie
Having come off of Italian and Japanese sport...

Having come off of Italian and Japanese sport bikes for my 2000 GS, hopping on the 2105 GSAW was like homecoming for me. Herky-jerky? Not an issue if you're used to a bike that has enough power to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,407
Posted By Trixie
I used 5/16 brake line and a tubing bender- 3.00...

I used 5/16 brake line and a tubing bender- 3.00 for the line, 9.00 for the bender.

Beemerboneyard has a (slightly) more affordable set of disconnects:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,407
Posted By Trixie
yeah, what he said after I already said it :D ...

yeah, what he said after I already said it :D

and make sure you invert the male/female orientation on the fuel and return lines so there is only one way to hook them back up. :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Trixie
If you go here:...

If you go here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859924

Paul explains the current situation. (Check next to last post in thread)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,606
Posted By Trixie
There's been several panicked, "the sky is...

There's been several panicked, "the sky is falling!" threads on this over the years, I don't think it will matter at this point.

I'm sure the bike thieves figured it out long before anyone here...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,407
Posted By Trixie
Just move the filter outside the tank while...

Just move the filter outside the tank while you're in there, and be sure to use a fuel hose type that can be submersed in gasoline. I buy whatever looks close in size at autozone every year, and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,606
Posted By Trixie
A single screw on the ignition switch under the...

A single screw on the ignition switch under the triple tree will liberate the whole thing for that vintage bike. I think maybe page 78? in the repair manual shows the location. Pop it off, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Trixie
i read here where someone went through this...

i read here where someone went through this ordeal, to set up an extra key fob. in order for it all to work, the bike and all key fobs needed to be brought to the dealer at the same time to get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By Trixie
nein

nein
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,014
Posted By Trixie
Pull the tank off, and undo the fuel pump flange...

Pull the tank off, and undo the fuel pump flange inside the lobes. Just make sure you index the circular flange to the same position as you removed it.

the whole kit 'n kaboodle will come out, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,825
Posted By Trixie
I've heard the oilhead filter wrench fits the...

I've heard the oilhead filter wrench fits the wethead filters. True? Wonder if that makes wethead filters a deriviative of the old oilhead filters, maybe rebadged for the new series design?

Def...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,652
Posted By Trixie
Bone stock off the dealer's floor mine is 4-5 MPH...

Bone stock off the dealer's floor mine is 4-5 MPH lower than the GPS readout at highway speeds. I'm sure it could be remedied through SW, if one had access to the code...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,156
Posted By Trixie
I doubt a flyback diode is necessary for a 12 V...

I doubt a flyback diode is necessary for a 12 V system, but it's certainly possible those German geniuses have "improved" this simple relay for the sake of doing so.

I doubt this relay has any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,156
Posted By Trixie
No, no OEM horn. The Canbus shouldn't care, as...

No, no OEM horn. The Canbus shouldn't care, as you're using the same horn relay in this case that the OEM horn used. The energizing side of the relay doesn't use much current, so any similar relay...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,014
Posted By Trixie
If you pull the rear seal, make sure you run air...

If you pull the rear seal, make sure you run air into the crankcase via the vent elbow to verify that nothing else is plugged up inside the crank before you put it all back together.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,014
Posted By Trixie
Yeash, well, if yer gonna rip her apart that far,...

Yeash, well, if yer gonna rip her apart that far, best to have a look see at all the fixin's.

-Starter drive- inspect and clean up
-Clutch slave- is there still an o-ring kit available? It it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,014
Posted By Trixie
If the OP can confirm someone's been into the...

If the OP can confirm someone's been into the motor before, I'm going with Def on this one. The seal placements can be tricky if you don't know what you're doing.

there was a thread on here...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,969
Posted By Trixie
correct.

correct.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,014
Posted By Trixie
Help me get clear on this, 'cause I'm slow- :D ...

Help me get clear on this, 'cause I'm slow- :D

Did you try blowing air into the hose and through the airbox, or try blowing air into the top of the block vent, and got bumpkiss?

Has this bike...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,927
Posted By Trixie
Need a another bike? :augie

Need a another bike?

:augie
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,014
Posted By Trixie
Not sure how the vent would be blocked inside,...

Not sure how the vent would be blocked inside, unless some excess silicone got up in between the crank seals, or the cransk vent hole itself.

if you can unhook the airbox side of the hose, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,231
Posted By Trixie
Easy answer- If I'm buying- a 1200. If you're...

Easy answer- If I'm buying- a 1200. If you're buying,- my 2000 1150GS :)

both have pros and cons. lots of tech, as noted on the newer bikes, but also better performance.

The older bikes feel...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-28-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,927
Posted By Trixie
Anything is possible, Nicky. My wife used...

Anything is possible, Nicky.

My wife used to ask me what my dream job was, and I told her, "nobody's going to pay me to ride motorcycles and drink beer." This year a TV ad comes on for a guy...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,156
Posted By Trixie
OK, went and searched the fiche for the plug, and...

OK, went and searched the fiche for the plug, and the number from the other thread comes up empty.

A search of the wiring harness repair charts shows:

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,156
Posted By Trixie
Has anyone received the Twistedthrottle wiring...

Has anyone received the Twistedthrottle wiring kit and can confirm or deny the existence of the OEM horn plug?
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