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Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Big D
"while cleaning it today" Maxi, mini, wings or...

"while cleaning it today" Maxi, mini, wings or no wings, day or night? Back in my day we just rode them like we stole um, free wash when it rains.
Sorry, can't help myself!!!
Enjoy
07 GSA...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,986
Posted By Big D
Me when 15 yrs old 1967 CL 160...

Me when 15 yrs old 1967 CL 160 scramblerhttp://rs690.pbsrc.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/honda.jpg~c400

Enjoy
Daryl 07GSA SoCal
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,662
Posted By Big D
I put mine under right side of seat. Out of sight...

I put mine under right side of seat. Out of sight and the elements. Used some foam tape and some that pipe tape that has holes every 1/4 inch or so and screwed it to plastic seat pan. Real easy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By Big D
Chaparral Motorsports Yuasa HIGH performance...

Chaparral Motorsports Yuasa HIGH performance battery ytx14 Hbs
part #358-1331 72 dollars. Higher cranking amps than standard battery and fits right in 07. Very happy with mine.

Enjoy
Daryl 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Big D
Most folks use high beam wire as trigger for...

Most folks use high beam wire as trigger for relay. Remove bulb cover and connect with eazy splice type connection. Wire in a switch also. Many years of posts about lights, relays and switches. Good...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,800
Posted By Big D
I use a couple of Kodak waterproof sport cameras...

I use a couple of Kodak waterproof sport cameras for my outdoor adventures. Why two? Thought I lost one flyfishing and loved it so much had to get another small waterproof camera. Paid 109 dollars...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,502
Posted By Big D
Double your pleasure I am a young ole fart...

Double your pleasure
I am a young ole fart myself and sleeping on the ground is still fun, just seems the ground is harder now! I use two self inflating pads in the 1-1/2 inch range for more...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Big D
Thanks Bobbybob, I have been off road three time...

Thanks Bobbybob, I have been off road three time in the last two weeks doing some gold prospecting so the bars must have slipped and I did not know it. Good to know about the spring adjustment. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Big D
No tank bag to hit Jim! Tried to pull up on bars...

No tank bag to hit Jim! Tried to pull up on bars to check to see if they were loose but could not budge them.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Big D
Handlebars hitting tank 07 GS 21k miles

Did search found nothing. 07 GS 21k miles no loose or bent bars illumiworks risers. Horn went off from hitting tank when backing out of parking spot today and I have not noticed any clearance issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 21,327
Posted By Big D
http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/bt...

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/bth_camping2.jpg
Bag, foam pad, air pad, chair and tent
Enjoy
Daryl 07GS Socal
http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/camping1.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,514
Posted By Big D
Cabelas stow-away 7 or 5 piece rods

This 7 piece high mod graphite performs great and won't break the bank. You can't beat the protection of your side cases.
Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS Socal
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Forum: Equipment 05-28-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,842
Posted By Big D
Happy with my Joe Rocket Phoenix 3 silver mesh...

Happy with my Joe Rocket Phoenix 3 silver mesh pants with full length side zippers. Not baggy at all. Ware Field-sheer mesh jacket not sure what style. Order your correct size, going up a size equals...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,614
Posted By Big D
Have Joe Rocket Phoenix 3.0 in gray color, cooler...

Have Joe Rocket Phoenix 3.0 in gray color, cooler than black. They fit very well and are not baggy like the Phoenix 2.0. I wear them over shorts in the summer and over jeans in winter on longer...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,632
Posted By Big D
Try using 2000 or 2400 grit wet and dry paper to...

Try using 2000 or 2400 grit wet and dry paper to get a flat surface, could be the fine steel wool is not removing the high spots of the pitting. I used it wet with a rubber sanding block by hand for...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,158
Posted By Big D
I have a Kodak Sport C123 use it when I go fly...

I have a Kodak Sport C123 use it when I go fly fishing. Under water pictures and video to 3 meters. Very good battery life on 2 AA cells. Good picture quality for 70 dollar water proof camera. Most...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By Big D
Have a good Thanksgiving day knowing your bike...

Have a good Thanksgiving day knowing your bike will start and cost less than dinner! Going on my 3ed battery on my 07, so 2 yrs is what I also got. Just replaced my Yuasa YTX14-bs (200CCA) withYTX14...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,265
Posted By Big D
Cabelas stow-a-way 7 fits inside. Excellent rod...

Cabelas stow-a-way 7 fits inside. Excellent rod for the money, even less if you build it yourself.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/flyvest.jpg

and catch a bigger one, the...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,629
Posted By Big D
Check out Motorcyclesuperstore.com Fieldsheer...

Check out Motorcyclesuperstore.com Fieldsheer Congo air mesh jacket on sale 70 bucks. Great deal on mesh summer jacket. I am 6-1 215lb and the XL fit perfect.

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,861
Posted By Big D
Knobbies!!! I feel your pain, wait till you...

Knobbies!!! I feel your pain, wait till you discover sand!!! Same results just not as quick. For me sand is like mud in slow motion.
Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 95,717
Posted By Big D
Found this small flat folding alloy stool at...

Found this small flat folding alloy stool at Quartzsite AZ RV show. No maker name on it but I have seen other fold flat camping tables around of the same design which you might get a brand name from?...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,986
Posted By Big D
Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID. Looks...

Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID. Looks more complicated than is, don't have picture of it off bike which would show it clearer? Made a template from card stock and kinda copied the Bestrest U...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,123
Posted By Big D
Exhaust mods to stock muffler <HR...

Exhaust mods to stock muffler



<HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Used to ride this Big Bear Chopper with this exhaust....
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6,179
Views: 2,447,546
Posted By Big D
January 2011 south of Quartzsite AZ ...

January 2011 south of Quartzsite AZ

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/camping1.jpg

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/camping2.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,456
Posted By Big D
drop in battery

I know you ask about odyssey, but. I needed new battery after a relay issue on 07 yesterday. Got a drop in YUASA YTX14-BS they claim 200A will work fine for SoCal. They also sell YTX14H-BS 230A. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,765
Posted By Big D
Keep it simple, use that blue thing and slice in...

Keep it simple, use that blue thing and slice in to high beam wire right next to headlight connector. Will need to drill small hole in bulb access cover so wire can exit to relay.
Enjoy
Daryl 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,765
Posted By Big D
No. You need to put in a relay in to run the...

No.
You need to put in a relay in to run the lights. Use the high beam wire to trigger the relay. Too much current will run through the high beam switch if you do not install relay. I all so put a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Big D
Don't know if you can order amber lens, you will...

Don't know if you can order amber lens, you will need to check,sorry. They cost a bit less the 100 bucks each. My HID are not street legal and I don't see amber lens changing that. These put out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By Big D
Bright!!!!

4 inch HID from Kragen Auto. Turns night to day. The starter is inside light housing. Could not ask for more.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/lightangled.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,159
Posted By Big D
Second recall!!!!

Clear as mud???
Was in to get my fuel sender recall fix last week and was told there is a SECOND RECALL for 07-08 brake lines! Was told they have made improvements in the connectors and the line...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,751
Posted By Big D
What ever happened to LONG WAY UP?

Remember this guy? Ewan McGregor

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/ewanmcgregor.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,288
Posted By Big D
Two pumps!!

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/ewanmcgregor.jpg

Enjot
Daryl 07 GS SOCAL
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,512
Posted By Big D
Budget Twinmax

This model works every time. 10 feet tubing, food color, water, rubber bands and a stick.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/twinmax.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,686
Posted By Big D
Maybe not hand made

Budget twin Max

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/twinmax.jpg

Plug puller

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/sparkplugpuller.jpg

Wheel balancer, HF + Marc...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,686
Posted By Big D
Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID ...

Home made light bracket for 4 inch HID

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/light2.jpg

Kick stand pad

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/pad1.jpg

Customized...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,383
Posted By Big D
HF stand and Marc's balancer ...

HF stand and Marc's balancer

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/stand1.jpg

Enjoy
Daryl 07 GS SoCal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By Big D
Thank you

Early morning Memorial Day @ RIVERSiDE NATIONAL CEMETERY Ca.

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv264/1daryl/flaggs.jpg

Thank you
Daryl 07 GS
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By Big D
2 cent pencil

Did valve adjust yesterday on my 07 GS and once the arrow came into view for right side I inserted pencil in spark plug hole to confirm. The left side has square bar for TDC. IMHO there is no danger...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,028
Posted By Big D
I use a cardboard box cut to fit for my TT boxes....

I use a cardboard box cut to fit for my TT boxes. Used packing tape in the corners, cheap and works great. I would stay away from any contact paper that has a lot of glue, will be a pain to remove...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,542
Posted By Big D
I added bar risers and not much of a noticable...

I added bar risers and not much of a noticable change, it couldn't hurt to try them out?. I know this is not much of a answer, but! Check ebay for a pair. Driving around town seems to be the worst...
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