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Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,242
Posted By ausfahrt
Mine too. I usually get a year or so out of them...

Mine too. I usually get a year or so out of them regardless of how much money I spend so now I just buy the cheapest H7 that I can find.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By ausfahrt
I watched it today to see. Starting up cold it...

I watched it today to see. Starting up cold it looked to be around 1300 rpm, after a run around the block she settled in to her normal 1100.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By ausfahrt
My '07 GSA idles at around 1100 rpm.

My '07 GSA idles at around 1100 rpm.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By ausfahrt
Well done. :thumb

Well done. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By ausfahrt
Not true. I had indeed already decided on...

Not true.

I had indeed already decided on Galfer pads but I specifically asked whether the green or black pads would be better for me. I appreciate all of the responses but I had a bad...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 23,449
Posted By ausfahrt
This is a poster child for threads gone astray.:D

This is a poster child for threads gone astray.:D
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By ausfahrt
I think you mean centripetal force. I know, it's...

I think you mean centripetal force. I know, it's hell getting old.:D

http://www.diffen.com/difference/Centrifugal_Force_vs_Centripetal_Force
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks for the links and all the feedback.:thumb ...

Thanks for the links and all the feedback.:thumb

The KLR in me wants to jump on those ebay pads but brakes are one area that I want top shelf parts and I really like Galfer pads.

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,952
Posted By ausfahrt
To my untrained eye it looks like it would be...

To my untrained eye it looks like it would be fine on the straights but without staggered blocks I would be careful leaning over in the rough until I got a feel for it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By ausfahrt
Well, the black semi-metallic pads are a little...

Well, the black semi-metallic pads are a little cheaper but not enough to influence my decision.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By ausfahrt
Galfer brake pads

My '07 GSA will need brake pads soon. With nearly 51k miles I am still on the original pads.

I like Galfer pads and they offer two brake pad composition choices. The black line of pads are...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,373
Posted By ausfahrt
I put a 20 dollar bill in my nightstand drawer...

I put a 20 dollar bill in my nightstand drawer every week, that's just over a grand a year and it's my emergency GS fund.

Works for me.:dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By ausfahrt
Timely post

I was just thinking about this myself. This may be a better option...

http://www.speedbleeder.com/

And here is the application chart...

http://www.speedbleeder.com/Motorcycle%20Sizes.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,895
Posted By ausfahrt
Congrats jdub, beautiful bike. I am staying...

Congrats jdub, beautiful bike.

I am staying strong and resisting so far, well that and the fact that I'm poor. :lol3 What are you selling from the '07 GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By ausfahrt
Or a Goldwing. :evil

Or a Goldwing. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By ausfahrt
It's a 15+ year old bike with nearly 100k miles...

It's a 15+ year old bike with nearly 100k miles so it's not totally unexpected. If it were my bike I would try changing my oil to one of the "high mileage" car oils before I tear into the engine....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By ausfahrt
I hear ya about the heat! I'm just a little south...

I hear ya about the heat! I'm just a little south of you in Sarasota and my valves are due but I think that I will just let them go for a few months when we have more reasonable weather.

Well...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By ausfahrt
Continental Trail Attacks. Despite the...

Continental Trail Attacks.

Despite the name they are street oriented and stick like stink on shit.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By ausfahrt
Don't forget to put advrider in the coupon code...

Don't forget to put advrider in the coupon code for 10% off!
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
Great tires and I just ordered a set for the...

Great tires and I just ordered a set for the KLR. Thanks for the heads up Gas Guy!
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By ausfahrt
I won't run anything but TA's on my GS and now...

I won't run anything but TA's on my GS and now I've got a set to try out on the KLR! Great deal on a great set of tires, thanks.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By ausfahrt
First of all, I'm glad that your ok. I am also...

First of all, I'm glad that your ok. I am also looking for a beak but I am searching for one from a 1200 so I can't help you with your specific needs.

But, the GS plastics market seems to be all...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By ausfahrt
You may have air trapped in your cooling system....

You may have air trapped in your cooling system. Try idling a bit with the radiator cap off and see if it will burp out some air.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By ausfahrt
Maybe I'm just blind but I don't see any evidence...

Maybe I'm just blind but I don't see any evidence of cupping although with only 300 miles on the tires, anything short of catastrophic failure would be difficult to discern.

I love the Conti...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,292
Posted By ausfahrt
Looking for a beak

I have a WTB thread in the fleamarket but I thought that I would resurrect this thread to see if anyone has a beak for an '05-'07 GS or (preferably) GSA.

I am looking to change colors and I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,199
Posted By ausfahrt
I actually went to the dealer to buy an RT back...

I actually went to the dealer to buy an RT back in '08. At 6'-5" and 230 pounds with a 36" inseam my knees wouldn't fit in the tank indents and were kind of splayed out in the wind.

Then I saw...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,895
Posted By ausfahrt
Thanks jdub. Yeah, mine is a July '07 build and I...

Thanks jdub. Yeah, mine is a July '07 build and I am due for service and I need to dig out the Gs911 to reset that. 144k....wow. Keep on rolling!



sandsman- Unfortunately, I can't use that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,895
Posted By ausfahrt
Nipping at your heels!

Well, not really. But I'm having fun trying and I did reach a much smaller milestone this morning. My '07 GSA is now 7 years old and at my current pace I will hit 100,000 miles in 2021.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,534
Posted By ausfahrt
This thread is 10 years old guys. :norton

This thread is 10 years old guys. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
Nice write up, Canuman. My '06 KLR has a V&H can...

Nice write up, Canuman. My '06 KLR has a V&H can on it when I bought it a few years ago with 7000 miles and it ran great and sounded good.

Fastforward to today and the little beast has over...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,871
Posted By ausfahrt
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
1800 miles on an '03? Amazing. Why people...

1800 miles on an '03? Amazing.

Why people buy bikes and let them sit for years on end is beyond me but at least those of us who do ride can benefit! Great score, green is the best color on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
Nicely done. :thumb Thanks for the...

Nicely done. :thumb

Thanks for the insight. It's always nice to have another escape route.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
Broken shroud tab

My son was coming home from work in the rain last week and went down on the KLR. He is fine and the bike will be OK too.:thumb

Besides a few scrapes, the only problem is a broken tab on the left...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,627
Posted By ausfahrt
Thread revival alert!

Nice.

It now costs $119 but ships for free. So what are your thoughts now?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By ausfahrt
For that price you can get the HF lift and keep...

For that price you can get the HF lift and keep the change.

http://www.harborfreight.com/1000-lb-capacity-motorcycle-lift-68892-8495.html

Look for sales and coupons, it can be had for much...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 99,786
Posted By ausfahrt
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,131
Posted By ausfahrt
You bought it. Fix it and ride.

You bought it. Fix it and ride.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,728
Posted By ausfahrt
Milestone for the KLR

My son now puts most of the miles on the KLR but I bought the '06 almost 3 years ago with 7k on the odo and I just love this bike. It's not very pretty with oxidized red paint and a couple of naps...
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