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Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,536
Posted By drmajor
Cpap

How about this...
Battery Tender BTL14A240C Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery..

Features:
Voltage: 12V
Cold Cranking Amps: 240
Lead-Acid Replacement Range: 10-14(Ah)
Case Dimensions: 5.27"...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,536
Posted By drmajor
Cpap

Will the S9 run off straight 12v?

If so, why not have a battery isolator on the bike and run a 2nd battery there.

I use an used battery from a BMW LT for a GoodNight G CPAP (not made anymore). ...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,536
Posted By drmajor
cpap cords

you might try Digikey.com for parts. They have a lot of hard to find connectors.
Amphenol is a company that makes many different connectors.

Also, sometimes you can find a cord with connectors...
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,612
Posted By drmajor
Fork fix

First smooth the edges. I used an old spoons back side to rub the edges flat and smooth.

Super glue....then put Scotch tape over the area so the glue will set and set flush. Then wet sand down...
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,930
Posted By drmajor
Tires

Metzler 880 with proper inflation really last. They have a nice round profile that should help your turning. They last longer than any tire I've had...yet.

Also, the Bridgestone 020 wears good...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By drmajor
Mesh gloves..

I have the Tour Master mess in light grey. They are comfortable and cool.

That said part of the cool comes from them being light color.! Think.... Light color reflects heat/sun. I have vented...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By drmajor
Gs-911

I lifted the tabs off the old batteries and soldered to the new ones. Usually not a problem if you don't hold the heat to them too long.

I hope to meet a friend this week who has a 911 and we'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By drmajor
Gs-911

I have ridden it a good bit.. Still have yellow fault.

I guess I might have messed,up the solder, but I don't think so.

Hate to pay for new ones.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By drmajor
Gs-911?

07 GSA.

Batteries in tire pressure monitor went out. I cut them open and soldered in new batteries.

Apparently the fault codes have to be reset to get it to work as I am still sowing a tire...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

I agree with moymurfs... the best solution is nothing touching.

I have a custom AirHawk that has the air cells removed from the tail bone area. If you look at the Freedom Air cushion, it has a...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

A friend with a Vstrom was having scrotum issues, with his custom seat.

We peeled the cover back and I took a 4" grinder to it, hollowing out the center. Taped the cover back and took a test...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

here is link to another air cushion that I use on my GSA..

http://www.bikercushion.com/Freedom-Air-Cushion-s/35.htm
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

I have been fighting tail bone many years.

Usually, firm foam helps, as it does not shape into your but crack and irritate the coxic.

Seat makers don't get it....they think memory foam, gel,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 315,599
Posted By drmajor
Ews

My 07 failed on a 95 degree day. Stopped to get gas, then nothing.

I seem to remember there was a work around for emergencies.. kinda like a hot wire.??? Wish I knew where that link was.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By drmajor
Big boots

I just got some Alpinestars, street boots. From Cycle Gear....can't think of model, but comes in size 50. Fits real good! I wear -4 and have 19" thighs...
I tried Sidi size 50, but found the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 66,650
Posted By drmajor
Faulty Fuel Level

One inmate mentioned he used a gas grill pizo igniter... cheap at Wamart and etc. also, you don't have to disassemble it.
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,013
Posted By drmajor
Changing tires

Done many dirt and street.

Some helps...
1. a warm tire is much easier.... leave out in sun.
2. Important to keep the bead down in the valley of the rim. This allows it to move out more on...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By drmajor
Insurance..?

I got flyer via AARP for Foremost Insurance Company for bike insurance.
Anyone know of them?



Total 1 Year Premium: $367.00 for effective date 03/11/2014 Payment Options
Unit Location...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By drmajor
Heat gear

Start with a light color!
I have tried super vented stuff that is dark...really hot if you are not moving...
I bought Olympia's light grey vented pants.... NICE.
Also have their neon yellow vented...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By drmajor
Isolator

the battery I have been using is out of a BMW LT.

About the same as the 2007 GSA that I want to set this up on.

Think there are any issues with the CANBUS?
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By drmajor
Battery isolator?

I would like a smallish battery isolator to charge main & secondary battery. Second one being for c-pap.

I have used second battery several times and it works good for 1-2 nights. Then I have to...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,922
Posted By drmajor
Stove

I have the Primus Yellowstone from REI @$30.

I like it. It has pretty good heat control and the difusser spreads the heat out.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By drmajor
mittens

Try Hippo Hands. They cover the bar and your hands. Keeps all the wind off.

I have some Elephant Ears from Cee Baily. Not sure they still make them, but the also require hand guards(bark...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,536
Posted By drmajor
Cpap-

Take a look at this battery....
BM Part #: LFX14A5-BS12
Voltage: 12 Volt
Capacity: 14 Ah
Cold Cranking Amps (CCA): 210 CCA
Type: Lithium Iron
Warranty: 3 Year Factory Direct
Shipping...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,051
Posted By drmajor
Carb balancer

I had a mercury one from Motion Pro. Really liked it till the mercury escaped.
Tried several electronic ones... OK.

I now us a long clear plastic tube Hot Glued to a 1x4 with a ruled lines in...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 20,536
Posted By drmajor
Cpap

I have been camping for a while with CPAP. I have a GoodNight G, which I don't think is available now. 2 lbs. and quiet. It will run on 12v In its bag, I carry ear plugs and blindfold for when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By drmajor
clicking=--

:}..... Rocker Arm end play was it.... THANK YOU..

It was close to .016-7. Set to .006... took for a ride... no noise..

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By drmajor
Clickng- Right cylinder

Elaborate Rocker end play.

How to check?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By drmajor
Clickng- Right cylinder

OK, still have the clicking sound coming from right cylinder.... After the motor is warmed up.

I have set valves loose, tight, and right. Same noise.

I replaced the Cam Chain tensioner. NO...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By drmajor
la bike rental - roads

Wow, Thanks Carl.

I'll let you know. My son will be along and we will only have 1-2 days. Just might not be enough time.

Also, at 30, he will be new to street bikes. He raced AMA Enduros for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental - roads

Would love dirt bikes...My last dirt bike was KTM 520... What fun.

However- after years of the dirt and trying to take too many trees down in our forest, my knees are shot. Already had one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental - roads

Thank you.!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By drmajor
CA Rentals

Any thoughts on nice roads Starting in the Valencia Area?
that will be our base.
Forum: Americas 10-30-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental- Dec.

My son and I are thinking or renting some bikes (GS?) near LA when out there for Christmas.

1. know a good place to rent BMW or other road bikes? Not Harley.
2. know some good roads north of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental- Dec.

My son and I are thinking or renting some bikes (GS?) near LA when out there for Christmas.

1. know a good place to rent BMW or other road bikes? Not Harley.
2. know some good roads north of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By drmajor
Tall windshield

I have the tall Cee Bailey on my 07 GSA. I like it. Very quiet up to about 60.

I am 6'4" with only 31" legs- need a tall shield.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By drmajor
'07 Battery

Is there anything newer/better in batteries for the 07 GSA??

Need to replace mine- Odessy 680 still the choice?

Is ther one with a few more amps?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By drmajor
cam chain ten.

I am pretty sure my o7 "new" tensioner had a spring, as i stretched the original one playing with it.

It is quiet when the motor is cold. it gets pretty loud when it warms up, and only on right...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By drmajor
valve chain ten.

OK, my noise is out of the right side.
Replaced the valve chain tensioner. No change.

What Part Number did you use?

My new one looked just like the old one.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,133
Posted By drmajor
Touring Boots

OK, this is fine. I would love to have the Sidie.....but I wear a USA size 14. Even the Sidi 50 does not fit. SAD...:{...

I used to wear Alpinestars TECH-7 when dirt riding... Wonderful Boots!!!!...
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