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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,740
Posted By WillieJ
Nah. The Washinton (state) tiers were M1, 125 cc...

Nah. The Washinton (state) tiers were M1, 125 cc or less, M2, 500 cc or less, and M3, all motorcycles. I had to dig out an old expired driver's license to confirm that. The license I dug out expired...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,807
Posted By WillieJ
Coverage on KONG (KING) TV news tonight

A short piece was on KING news at 9 about lane splitting. Very neutral, just the facts report. Not slanted either way. At least it is getting media attention unlike last legislative session.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,334
Posted By WillieJ
+1 on Techron. It also cleared a check engine...

+1 on Techron.
It also cleared a check engine light for rich running on my old Tahoe that the mechanic wanted to charge $250 to "motor vac" the fuel system. Admittedly small sample size.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,140
Posted By WillieJ
As opposed to the handlebars, the tank or a...

As opposed to the handlebars, the tank or a fender. Doesn't say you can't stand. Doesn't say you can stand. Where it is not specifically prohibited i.e. "A person operating a motorcycle shall remain...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,140
Posted By WillieJ
Not illegal in WA

Not illegal in WA and I do it frequently to stretch. LEO here and it sounds like a BS law wherever it exists.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By WillieJ
You guys that drive on the "wrong" side of the...

You guys that drive on the "wrong" side of the road don't count.
:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By WillieJ
I get on and off on the right all of the time....

I get on and off on the right all of the time. BTW, next time you get stopped by a motor officer, watch to see which side he gets off. 90% chance it will be the right side. Nice thing about getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,868
Posted By WillieJ
Most limits should be set by the 85th percentile...

Most limits should be set by the 85th percentile method. Most are set by politicians. Just think, how long did the 55 mph speed limit stick around after the oil supply crisis of the early 70s. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By WillieJ
http://www.whelen.com/install/138/13838.pdf

http://www.whelen.com/install/138/13838.pdf
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 38,437
Views: 10,198,144
Posted By WillieJ
On the brake- brake light was on. Prolly rear...

On the brake- brake light was on. Prolly rear brake and rear got loose. Maybe if she gave it just a little gas and no brake she woulda been fine.

What do you want to bet she looked down at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,618
Posted By WillieJ
This guy has gone off the rails. Things he never...

This guy has gone off the rails. Things he never talked about in his campaign. Carbon tax. No such thing as dedicated funds. Taking 911 funds that are supposed to pay for 911 upgrades and buying...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,215
Posted By WillieJ
HID kit

Used a 4300k H1 kit from VVME. http://www.vvme.com/automotive
Originally installed both high and low beam. High beam bulb burned out due to frequent on-off cycles. Also the warm up time made it not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,222
Posted By WillieJ
That's the motor cop way, both on and off. Keeps...

That's the motor cop way, both on and off. Keeps them out of traffic when they make a stop.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,435
Posted By WillieJ
+1 Some lawsuit somewhere.

+1

Some lawsuit somewhere.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-02-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,293
Posted By WillieJ
Just curious, where do you find the twisty stuff...

Just curious, where do you find the twisty stuff in Florida?

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,332
Posted By WillieJ
Or sooner, can be much sooner, around 13000 miles...

Or sooner, can be much sooner, around 13000 miles in my case.
+1 on Jim's advice. The known good transmission worked for me. .
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,101
Posted By WillieJ
Next year, consider Boeshield T-9. I use it in/on...

Next year, consider Boeshield T-9. I use it in/on my salt water boat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,421
Posted By WillieJ
Stop

Washington State law:
"RCW 46.04.565
Stop.

"Stop" when required means complete cessation from movement."

Nowhere does it say anything about the number of feet down or the necessity of putting...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,080
Posted By WillieJ
I have a throttlemeister. As JVB mentioned, it is...

I have a throttlemeister. As JVB mentioned, it is hard to use sometimes. And it is inconsistent and varies with heated grips on or off.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,042
Posted By WillieJ
I'm in my 60's. I'm happy to drag a boot...

I'm in my 60's. I'm happy to drag a boot occasionally on a smoothly executed mountain road corner. But I don't have to do that to make it a good ride.

And yes, I have a long way to go to catch up...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,569
Posted By WillieJ
Thanks for the explanation Dave. It is good to...

Thanks for the explanation Dave. It is good to hear some information from close to the center of the controversy. The silence from Joe is deafening.

Bill Slodysko #6872
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By WillieJ
Try this thread: ...

Try this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996719
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,569
Posted By WillieJ
I rejoined and signed the petition. I've crossed...

I rejoined and signed the petition. I've crossed paths with Joe a few times.

Bill ABC 6872
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 44,180
Posted By WillieJ
Laugh Long term feedback on the original 1150GS in this...

Long term feedback on the original 1150GS in this thread: now at 40,000 miles with no further issue. The original transmission was replaced with a low mileage used unit. Since I didn't have access to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,662
Posted By WillieJ
Most commonly relates to Airheads that had the...

Most commonly relates to Airheads that had the Reynolds Ride Off Stand as a popular aftermarket option. My 79 R100RS has one.

Never heard of this on Oilheads and up.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,669
Posted By WillieJ
Question You doing tire changes in the living room or do...

You doing tire changes in the living room or do you have a cheap source of Persian rugs for the garage floor?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,923
Posted By WillieJ
I prefer no pillion. Life is a lot simpler.

I prefer no pillion. Life is a lot simpler.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,920
Posted By WillieJ
RTW motorcycle

This guy used an R80 G/S

http://www.nohorizons.net/2012/bike.html
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By WillieJ
Yep, that what solved my leak.

Yep, that what solved my leak.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,122
Posted By WillieJ
That's more than I paid for my '02 GS in '06 with...

That's more than I paid for my '02 GS in '06 with 8600 miles on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,761
Posted By WillieJ
I've been using a VVME HID kit for about 5 years...

I've been using a VVME HID kit for about 5 years in my 02 1150 GS on the stock wiring with no issues whatsoever. Low beam only. With that kit at that time, I did not need to do any cutting to enlarge...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,125
Posted By WillieJ
Blinded during the day? Your high beam must be...

Blinded during the day? Your high beam must be pretty bright.

My low beam is an HID. The high beam is a halogen. I haven't pissed anyone off yet with that combo. When I had an HID high beam, I got...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,125
Posted By WillieJ
+1 on high beam during daylight.

+1 on high beam during daylight.
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 193,981
Posted By WillieJ
O2 sensor shows negative voltage

I did a cold start (admittedly it wasn't very cold in my garage). Upon initial start up the GS911 returned negative values for the Lambda sensor voltage, one of the more common values being -54Mv....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,059
Posted By WillieJ
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,168
Posted By WillieJ
An in-lb wrench is good for the lower torque,...

An in-lb wrench is good for the lower torque, smaller fasteners.

I have three Craftsman clickers. A 1/2 in drive ft-lb wrench for the bigger stuff, a 3/8 drive ft-lb wrench for most stuff and an...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 193,981
Posted By WillieJ
Perfect answer to my unasked question about idle...

Perfect answer to my unasked question about idle speed.

I also wanted to double check that my O2 sensor is ok. Just got a GS 911 so I looked at the sensor voltage in closed loop. It is toggling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,937
Posted By WillieJ
Keith Code

Start with reading A Twist of the Wrist 2.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,537
Posted By WillieJ
+1. And what Thanantos said too.

+1. And what Thanantos said too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,232
Posted By WillieJ
Rode a few friends bikes a little. Lots of...

Rode a few friends bikes a little. Lots of bicycle riding. Parents, especially mother, were opposed to motorcycles. First bike I bought was A Honda CB550-4 in 1975, new, practically as soon as I...
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