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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By bonox
i've had this - oil change seems to have fixed...

i've had this - oil change seems to have fixed the problem. Mine came and went semi regularly, but once it came on it wouldn't go off again until you restarted the bike.

Perhaps the sensors are...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By bonox
unless you've got a slipping clutch or CVT, the...

unless you've got a slipping clutch or CVT, the answers won't ever vary.
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,109
Posted By bonox
or leaf out of UAE's book - all heavy trucks,...

or leaf out of UAE's book - all heavy trucks, right hand lane only unless turning, max 80km/h. 6 lane road, mostly empty, nose to tail trucks in the far right.

:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,109
Posted By bonox
golden reason to be assertive in picking a lane...

golden reason to be assertive in picking a lane once you get to the front.

I'll wait for pedestrians if i need to, then get more or less right in front of the car in the lane I want. Not much...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By bonox
at a guess it might be as simple as ignition on,...

at a guess it might be as simple as ignition on, throttle through full range, then start - pretty much like the setup on the old model.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By bonox
stick it in a high gear and see if you can drag...

stick it in a high gear and see if you can drag the rear brake (hard) and use the throttle to keep the bike speed the same.

If you can't (and the engine just seems to spin faster without the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 88,404
Posted By bonox
how does that relate to conservation of momentum?...

how does that relate to conservation of momentum?

It's like ooching and rocking a boat - sure, you can run along the boat to get it to move the other way, but when you stop, the opposite happens....
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2,738
Views: 526,057
Posted By bonox
why did he just try to stop instead of going left...

why did he just try to stop instead of going left around it? Just target fixation?

I've had a dodge some sheep like that occasionally - always followed daddy's advice of head for where they are...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,109
Posted By bonox
well - 2 hours until legal. Apparently...

well - 2 hours until legal.

Apparently everyone is going to die tomorrow :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 372,487
Posted By bonox
they're all a bit more than a dropped bike -...

they're all a bit more than a dropped bike - there are other threads for "binned it by being stoopid" :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By bonox
are the car ones absolute or relative pressure?...

are the car ones absolute or relative pressure? If latter, no parts specific to tyre pressure monitoring to fail, so what's the problem?

Limitation to the bikes is mostly the happy folk who ride...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,109
Posted By bonox
so what's new?

so what's new?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 755,583
Posted By bonox
perhaps he stores his socks with a LOT of packing...

perhaps he stores his socks with a LOT of packing peanuts!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,739
Posted By bonox
great - another thousand dollar farkle for the...

great - another thousand dollar farkle for the new bike.

oh well - where do i sign? :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,286
Posted By bonox
snap ...

snap

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/bonox/vlcsnap-1135502.jpg

the one that replaced it handles the water much more elegantly. However what's the point of having one if you don't have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By bonox
black 1150, followed by the tricolour 100PD

black 1150, followed by the tricolour 100PD
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By bonox
don't see why not if you can get the chain off...

don't see why not if you can get the chain off the sprockets. Keep some load on it with a string so you don't lose it, and mark the sprockets and chain for re-installation purposes.

Also make sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,710
Posted By bonox
not on the LC. The earlier ones are much lower....

not on the LC. The earlier ones are much lower. The LC has an intake in more or less the same place as the 800.

For me, the decision was more about the cruise control and tubeless tyres for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 755,583
Posted By bonox
did you use spoons, a changer or straps? ...

did you use spoons, a changer or straps?

Because if only the former, I can highly recommend you try using some straps.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-07-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4,071
Views: 561,634
Posted By bonox
http://i58.tinypic.com/mw8kk8.jpg ...

http://i58.tinypic.com/mw8kk8.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/dxfvgm.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By bonox
there may be lots of options where you are or...

there may be lots of options where you are or none


but no-one ever went wrong with the OEM, esp. on a vehicle still under warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 180,551
Posted By bonox
did he have any other pearls of shit like don't...

did he have any other pearls of shit like don't ever ride with a pillion because they mess with your balance?

Tell the fool that he is one and if he doesn't give you a deep discount on the box you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,033
Posted By bonox
Thankss. Anyidea if it empties itself after a...

Thankss. Anyidea if it empties itself after a little Lie down?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,033
Posted By bonox
another one with a missing hose...

another one with a missing hose...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,481
Posted By bonox
fear not - it's harder to convince them that you...

fear not - it's harder to convince them that you need a slot the following day!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,164
Posted By bonox
there's a big bill/receipt to go with it? ...

there's a big bill/receipt to go with it?

Not sure how this relates to the headlamp grill though.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,285
Posted By bonox
i picked the factory ones (again) because: ...

i picked the factory ones (again) because:

1. the on/off and factory keys are nigh on unbeatable - certainly much simpler than the pucks and you don't need to open the box in the rain to get them...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2,738
Views: 526,057
Posted By bonox
man, he works those knock offs hard! A...

man, he works those knock offs hard!

A better comparison might be the pre 2010 ish era with included refueling.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 755,583
Posted By bonox
Or powering small countries in an emergency :D

Or powering small countries in an emergency :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 755,583
Posted By bonox
Battery buried under tank. Hard to jump start....

Battery buried under tank. Hard to jump start. This is an auxiliary positive terminal
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 917,998
Posted By bonox
http://i57.tinypic.com/2n0wec.jpg ...

http://i57.tinypic.com/2n0wec.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/dw5stx.jpg

http://i59.tinypic.com/fdshtf.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/2ij4v0k.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/1zn7rea.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 180,551
Posted By bonox
another little job for me then. fits in with...

another little job for me then.

fits in with the thread on diy failures of bikes. I reckon this is the kind of mod I pay way more attention to than a mechanic ever would.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 180,551
Posted By bonox
curious for those who've checked the water ...

curious for those who've checked the water

Do any of you have a overflow hose on the radiator header tank? I'm wondering what kind of mess i'm going to get after one of my little lie downs :rofl...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,323
Posted By bonox
part of being a real pro is checking your work...

part of being a real pro is checking your work and preferably having someone else check it.

Or perhaps i'm confused by being a professional engineer.

Or being aircraft qualified.

Or just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,768
Posted By bonox
any bike with a dragging clutch will prove hard...

any bike with a dragging clutch will prove hard to find neutral in unless the geartrain is unloaded - thus the suggestion of getting neutral before you stop moving. You'll find it easiest in first at...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 755,583
Posted By bonox
that's very sporting of you :)

that's very sporting of you :)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,768
Posted By bonox
try getting neutral before you stop = much...

try getting neutral before you stop = much simpler.

When stationary, can be helpful to rock the bike back/fwd a little too, especially if engine not running.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,033
Posted By bonox
thanks for your website link heeso - you and your...

thanks for your website link heeso - you and your cameraman have some talent for spinning a great yarn :) :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 180,551
Posted By bonox
the smaller number only gets used when it's cold...

the smaller number only gets used when it's cold or you run the oil beyond its useful life.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By bonox
whether you go for the bmw unit or not will...

whether you go for the bmw unit or not will depend on how handy you are with a spanner or whether you want to pay the dealer 2 hours labour to install it for you. I like the look though and if the...
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