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Forum: Equipment Today, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Swinefahrt
Antigravity Battery Amazon Purchase

I bought an Antigravity Battery Jan, 2015 through Amazon.com. The battery was sold through a third party vendor on Amazon's site. I noticed today that the case is beginning to separate along its...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By Swinefahrt
I saw a nice cover over a 1200WGS while I was at...

I saw a nice cover over a 1200WGS while I was at Ironhorse in North Carolina. This is on my list:

http://www.shadyproducts.com/motorcycle-cover-showrooms/dual-sport/dual-sport-standard/
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Swinefahrt
Also, I've noticed that my low beam light will...

Also, I've noticed that my low beam light will sometimes illuminate prior to starting but will extinguish when I hit the starter. Then it relights normally after start. Occasionally both the low beam...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By Swinefahrt
My '07 GS with about 44,000 miles started showing...

My '07 GS with about 44,000 miles started showing the LAMPF and would extinguish shortly after the warning. I DO use the Low Beam's yellow wire as a trigger for my HID lights. I've had this wired...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Swinefahrt
I just finished a one week 3700 mile trip with...

I just finished a one week 3700 mile trip with the last day's leg, Amarillo to Houston in monsoon rains and fierce winds with strong gusts. I bought Olympia's Horizon jacket and pants rain outfit for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Swinefahrt
A little more involved but a nice video which...

A little more involved but a nice video which helped me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BsS8y6YlbkM&feature=player_embedded
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 167,671
Posted By Swinefahrt
I should have read all of the preceding post...

I should have read all of the preceding post because I didn't realize others were having issues with the wobble. Well, at least mine wasn't biased by the other posts.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 167,671
Posted By Swinefahrt
I mounted TKC70s for my 3700 mile, 7 day swing...

I mounted TKC70s for my 3700 mile, 7 day swing from Houston through New Mexico southern mountains, Arizona's mountains including some dirt on the Apache trail, up to Lake Powell, Zion, Esclante,...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By Swinefahrt
I've had similar issues using my Zumo 550. Using...

I've had similar issues using my Zumo 550. Using Basecamp I will transfer several routes from my computer and not all will be recognized when I download "new routes" on the Zumo. Using the 550, I...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,429
Posted By Swinefahrt
The bike did a slow turn to the left when it...

The bike did a slow turn to the left when it pivoted on the left crash bar so that was probably the reason for the tear if my knee was on the ground at that time.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,167
Posted By Swinefahrt
Interesting because I was planning to ride from...

Interesting because I was planning to ride from Houston to northern Arkansas this Thursday and return the following Monday. North Arkansas and southern Missouri have fantastic roads with plenty of...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,429
Posted By Swinefahrt
I 've had my original issued City Pants for about...

I 've had my original issued City Pants for about 7 years. They fit perfectly and wash with minimal shrinkage. BUT, I was disappointed when I crash tested it. To be honest it was more of a drop than...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,055
Posted By Swinefahrt
Here you go on Ebay for $1.75. ...

Here you go on Ebay for $1.75.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/321539892236?lpid=82&chn=ps
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Swinefahrt
Webbikeworld has the tested ones listed here: ...

Webbikeworld has the tested ones listed here:

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-helmets/motorcycle-helmet-weights.htm
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 308,782
Posted By Swinefahrt
Sena 10U

When will the Sena 10U be available?
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,440
Posted By Swinefahrt
I've never heard of anyone getting into a jam...

I've never heard of anyone getting into a jam with an ECE helmet state side. I wouldn't worry about it.
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 108,640
Posted By Swinefahrt
Wait for the Sena 10U which is uniquely designed...

Wait for the Sena 10U which is uniquely designed for specific helmets including the C3:

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-intercoms/sena-10u/preview.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Swinefahrt
Storm Industries made case liners for my...

Storm Industries made case liners for my Touratech cases. First class job, highly recommended.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By Swinefahrt
I'm running the OEM H7 bulbs. No heat issues...

I'm running the OEM H7 bulbs. No heat issues with those. You don't need a shield with this cover as their is no light scattered into your field of vision.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By Swinefahrt
I've got the Ztechnik.com headlight guard for my...

I've got the Ztechnik.com headlight guard for my '07GS. I believe the cost is about $80. It fits perfectly and it's easy off and on. When installed it completely covers the headlight.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,119
Posted By Swinefahrt
Bruno supplies screws and grease fittings with...

Bruno supplies screws and grease fittings with his overhaul. It seemed to me that the zerk grease fittings could be left in place but to be sure I emailed Bruno for advice. He replied that the zerk...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7,497
Views: 3,097,890
Posted By Swinefahrt
Just bought one at Amazon, $105. Nice peace of...

Just bought one at Amazon, $105. Nice peace of mind.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-02-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 63,681
Posted By Swinefahrt
Excellent report Maverick.

Excellent report Maverick.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-01-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By Swinefahrt
That was fun! Thanks for sharing.

That was fun! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 45,057
Posted By Swinefahrt
Gotit. Overweight over priced medicority.

Gotit. Overweight over priced medicority.
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,475
Posted By Swinefahrt
i did exactly the same damage to a new...

i did exactly the same damage to a new Continental Trail Attack2, asked the same question and received the same diverse answers. I mounted the tire and it hasn't lost a psi after 3000 miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Swinefahrt
The Hid running light solenoid gets its signal...

The Hid running light solenoid gets its signal from the high beam wire. The problem occurs regardless if I have the Hid switch on or off. The Hid will illuminate even if the the high beam isn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Swinefahrt
I'll check it in the morning. Thanks.

I'll check it in the morning. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Swinefahrt
No ballasts on the H7 bulbs. It's odd both lights...

No ballasts on the H7 bulbs. It's odd both lights do this in unison if a bulb is loose.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Swinefahrt
Weird LAMPF problem

My '07 GS is giving me a LAMPF! Indication before start. After starting the engine, one or both headlights are inop. Then, so far, within a few seconds both lights illuminate and I don't have the...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,543
Posted By Swinefahrt
I've got probably 20k miles on my Steve gloves...

I've got probably 20k miles on my Steve gloves and they look great, but then I never clean my gloves. I use Held vented gloves for the summer heat.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,159
Posted By Swinefahrt
Does it flow enough air to help cool you in the...

Does it flow enough air to help cool you in the Texas heat?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Swinefahrt
Here is a how-to on YouTube for the 1200GS: ...

Here is a how-to on YouTube for the 1200GS:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-ljGpf-DfI
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,580
Posted By Swinefahrt
Magog, Do you have to remove the guards to...

Magog,

Do you have to remove the guards to perform valve checks?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By Swinefahrt
Soren, which model year is your bike?

Soren, which model year is your bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 84,360
Posted By Swinefahrt
A google search for Florida small claims court...

A google search for Florida small claims court limit: $5000.

I bet you are a out a lot more than than $5000, not to mention riding on an unsafe machine.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swinefahrt
I don't like tank bags very much but I've got to...

I don't like tank bags very much but I've got to keep my phone charged so a small bag for the phone and a pass through wire to my usb outlet should fill the bill. I have kept my phone in my jacket...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swinefahrt
Wolfman Blackhawk Tankbag

How do you like it?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 84,360
Posted By Swinefahrt
I bet this isn't the first time the dealership...

I bet this isn't the first time the dealership has completely screwed the pooch. Likewise I bet BMW has seen this before with this outfit. Apparently this is how they roll. You'll need an attorney...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,604
Posted By Swinefahrt
That launch was a Vario Top Case. You can bolt...

That launch was a Vario Top Case. You can bolt the Vario case down to its mount or use clevis pins to secure them. Just remove the clip and push the pins up to release the case from its mount.

I...
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