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Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By charleshmosesii
Check these out

Exactly my route now, I think I have the wrench (great one), and I'm working on parts.

- GS Addict's parts on this forum: might get his clutch assembly, but maybe not tranny due to fitment of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By charleshmosesii
I'm about as certain on what I'm gonna do with...

I'm about as certain on what I'm gonna do with her as a woman would be. :*sip*

Even though its worse than originally seemed. The "won't go into some gears sometimes" problem that happened at same...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By charleshmosesii
1200GS 2008 tranny and clutch assemb. in 2005?

Hi great and glorious people of our fair online city,

I have a 2005 1200GS and need tranny and clutch assembly (and starter, oh whelps).

GS Addict has a 2008 tranny and clutch assembly for sale...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By charleshmosesii
Thank you, this helps me.

Thank you, this helps me.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By charleshmosesii
Chains

Ftw
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By charleshmosesii
I guess I didn't want pics to remind me of the...

I guess I didn't want pics to remind me of the mess; I was between trips and rapidly got it repaired...after I searched for used housing but couldn't find one at the time (incl. the boneyard)...wait...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,124
Posted By charleshmosesii
Robin is a stud tech still there. He's human so...

Robin is a stud tech still there. He's human so not perfect, but he is top game with a wrench, deep/wide knowledge across manufacturers, and interestingly his memory (of each bike and their...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By charleshmosesii
Clutch is weirdo...it started slipping so I had...

Clutch is weirdo...it started slipping so I had to keep low revs, but also I'm guessing a piece of it broke off(?) because sometimes it won't go into 1st gear or 6th gear, and, its making a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By charleshmosesii
Final drive housing broke in two -- 2005 1200GS

Haven't inmated in so long...I forgot to tell ya'll about the weirdness I had 10k miles ago...

The final drive housing at the rear wheel -- the biggest section of the final drive diameter-wise --...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By charleshmosesii
clutch gone...

2005 1200GS with 91k miles...always shop maintained (can you imagine how much I spent on maint. in total :huh)

...left for month-long ride, football-shaped route from Tampa, FL to Wyoming/Montana...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,812
Posted By charleshmosesii
I haven't been on advrider for a couple years,...

I haven't been on advrider for a couple years, but I see I started this thread back in the day. :norton

I still have that 2005 1200 GS. I don't know if I gave a final report on what solved my...
Forum: Regional forums 04-09-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By charleshmosesii
Bonnaroo 2008 -- anyone riding/camping?

Hey all,

I'm thinking about Bonnaroo 2008...riding there and camping there.

www.bonnaroo.com

Anyone doing it? Done it before and have advice/thoughts?

Wanna turn it into an ADV group...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 396,691
Posted By charleshmosesii
It seems to me the main decision point between...

It seems to me the main decision point between these is the ability of the 76 to float.

I'm buying the 76 simply because I can use it on my kayak with less worry. If I was never going to take it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-09-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 30,664
Posted By charleshmosesii
But I'm happy on my butt, bones and all....

But I'm happy on my butt, bones and all. :bmwrider Likely I never did the mods so far because I've never messed with tuning a carb before, so every time I jump on a bike project it is for the other...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-09-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 30,664
Posted By charleshmosesii
So are you guys doing the DDS Devil's Creek ride...

So are you guys doing the DDS Devil's Creek ride coming up? I'm in both days! :clap

My little tent, a watermelon, and some bacon...all set.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-09-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 30,664
Posted By charleshmosesii
Well if its too slow for your wife then it's just...

Well if its too slow for your wife then it's just my speed. :norton
Funny truth is that I have the KLX cheap mods sitting in my garage...in their packages...while I continue to ride the bike stock....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,596
Posted By charleshmosesii
4r22, I wish I could help you...yikes. My...

4r22, I wish I could help you...yikes.

My speedo / brake warning problems indeed went away with a new battery. Canbus does indeed do weird things when the power is low. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By charleshmosesii
As I've said in other threads, I've had 4 wire...

As I've said in other threads, I've had 4 wire wheels for my 12GS, 3 of them out of true.

2 of them were front wheels out of true -- and it was the source of the famous front brake shudder, or at...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,596
Posted By charleshmosesii
Well, they said that they didn't find any probs...

Well, they said that they didn't find any probs with the CPU (they were doing 24k service at same time), that the battery was tested as "bad", and they swapped the battery with a new one and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,596
Posted By charleshmosesii
12GS: Does a low battery really do this?

2005 1200GS 24k miles on her:

So, two weird things happened at the same time on my 12GS..about 80% of the time that I start her over the last two days:

1. The speedometer wouldn't work (sat at...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,812
Posted By charleshmosesii
BMW NA apparently believes wheel hubs (wire...

BMW NA apparently believes wheel hubs (wire wheels anyway) can be out of true. Their old fix was "replace rotors/pads" but set after set still shuddered on the same wheel. Their prescribed fix...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,765
Posted By charleshmosesii
Pinnacle extended "warranty" info...

I've read other threads on extended "warranties" -- or rather, insurance policies. I agree with a popular consensus that they can be worth it if (a) you are going to keep the bike a long time and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,812
Posted By charleshmosesii
UPDATE: My third front wheel + 7th set of...

UPDATE:

My third front wheel + 7th set of rotors and pads have been on for about 4000 miles so far, and braking is still smooth as glass. I know its only 4000 miles (hey, I have 3 bikes that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By charleshmosesii
Pic of a black/red adventure seat on regular red 1200GS?

I'm one of those punks who has tried the forum-beloved aftermarket seats and likes stock seats with the Airhawk pad instead.

On my red 2005 1200GS, I'm considering getting rid of my current Rick...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,067
Posted By charleshmosesii
All the specs don't appear to be on the Kawa site...

All the specs don't appear to be on the Kawa site yet. Here is a Pic:
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11,158
Views: 2,373,360
Posted By charleshmosesii
As I'm sure you all have seen, Kawa is "heavily...

As I'm sure you all have seen, Kawa is "heavily revising" the KLX250S for 2009 model (already!). It is partially up on the Kawa website already. Someone will do a side-by-side comparison of specs...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,710
Posted By charleshmosesii
I'm the poster child, having had front rotors...

I'm the poster child, having had front rotors (and pads) replaced, what, 7 times total in the first 20k miles?! I read that article early on and tried their methods for break-in on two sets of new...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By charleshmosesii
Perfect bike for that kind of trip, IMHO. And...

Perfect bike for that kind of trip, IMHO. And f650.com is the best single-model bike support site on earth, so there you have it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,259
Posted By charleshmosesii
kawasakiforums.com is the big forum on this bike,...

kawasakiforums.com is the big forum on this bike, plenty of threads on exhaust. Muzzy vs. big gun was the original main choice set / debate, but more coming online as the bike gains favor.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By charleshmosesii
I highly recommend you install a hardwired...

I highly recommend you install a hardwired voltmeter and you can monitor your power draw in real-time (less than 12.00v while running means net power drawdown). I found this necessary on my f650...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-03-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 24,894
Posted By charleshmosesii
Its for my own protection so I don't find out the...

Its for my own protection so I don't find out the hard way. :puke1:lol3 Just playing, Bronc...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By charleshmosesii
Tampa, FL to Charleston, SC backroads...

Oi,

On or about Tue., Aug. 7, I'm riding from Tampa, FL to Charleston, SC...without taking interstates such as I-95. I'll stop by Savannah, GA for a day or so just to check it out, making it a 2...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-03-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 825,694
Posted By charleshmosesii
The DDS page said 92db sound check. :deal ...

The DDS page said 92db sound check. :deal

That reminds me, I had an email chat with them about that when I first joined up...the bottom line from it was that (a) a tacit admission that all db...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-03-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 24,894
Posted By charleshmosesii
Note to self: bring cork to rides attended by...

Note to self: bring cork to rides attended by Bronc3.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,698
Posted By charleshmosesii
Another one from FL interested but it depends on...

Another one from FL interested but it depends on the distance from FL and the date...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-02-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 825,694
Posted By charleshmosesii
That is the last day before I go back to my...

That is the last day before I go back to my college teaching job...I just signed up. Bronc, you in? Sign up you fleas, I want to ride with you guys! I'm the slow greenie who likes bacon. :freaky
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-02-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10,572
Views: 825,694
Posted By charleshmosesii
PK, where was this exactly?!

PK, where was this exactly?!
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By charleshmosesii
Hey guys, where was this?!

Hey guys, where was this?!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-19-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,050
Posted By charleshmosesii
Dooo it. Didn't you read the tag under my...

Dooo it. Didn't you read the tag under my name...I earned it, and so can you. You might still be in front of me, no worries. :norton
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-19-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,050
Posted By charleshmosesii
I rode it a few times locally, in places I...

I rode it a few times locally, in places I shouldn't have...but short rides.

Good news is that I just finally "retired" from office life (at the ripe old age of 36), and I'll have more time now. ...
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