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Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,661
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, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,733
Posted By WillieJ
+1 Some lawsuit somewhere.

+1

Some lawsuit somewhere.
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,685
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, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,760
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, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
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, 08:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,645
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, 08:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,343
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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,297
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, 09:58 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,796
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, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By WillieJ
Try this thread: ...

Try this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996719
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,796
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, 07:35 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 42,522
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 10-28-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,957
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 10-28-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,286
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 10-23-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,375
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, 08:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,906
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, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By WillieJ
Yep, that what solved my leak.

Yep, that what solved my leak.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,768
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, 09:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,313
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, 01:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,163
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, 07:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,163
Posted By WillieJ
+1 on high beam during daylight.

+1 on high beam during daylight.
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,692
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, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By WillieJ
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,700
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,692
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, 06:05 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,173
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, 02:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,246
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, 08:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,772
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...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,961
Posted By WillieJ
I got the "shipped" email today.

I got the "shipped" email today.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,190
Posted By WillieJ
More civilized interactions between officers and...

More civilized interactions between officers and the folks they contact. More complaints resolved because the citizen who complains gets to see self on camera and how they interacted with the officer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,961
Posted By WillieJ
Mine was placed 7/21 also. Pending.

Mine was placed 7/21 also. Pending.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By WillieJ
Xm

If you are going to rely on the FM modulator (broadcast from the Sat receiver to an FM radio) as part of your setup, the XM onyX EZ doesn't have nearly the signal output power as the Roady 2. If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By WillieJ
Maybe you need some Braille dots on the controls?...

Maybe you need some Braille dots on the controls? Big ones you can feel through gloves.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 70,907
Posted By WillieJ
Took the words right out of my mouth.

Took the words right out of my mouth.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,954
Posted By WillieJ
+1 on the Signal Minder. Makes the turn...

+1 on the Signal Minder.

Makes the turn signals work like the turn signals on the '95 HD I rode for 3 yrs. That was a pretty advanced feature for HD, and is better the BMW implementation on my'02...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 66,024
Posted By WillieJ
Use this stuff to ward off leaks: ...

Use this stuff to ward off leaks:
http://www.amazon.com/3M-Marine-Adhesive-Sealant-Black/dp/B000Y89JC8

This is permanent. If you think you need to take them off some day, use the 4200 sealant...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,358
Posted By WillieJ
Here's the Hall of Wisdom link: ...

Here's the Hall of Wisdom link:
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/squeaking_starter.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By WillieJ
The URL is for the BMW car web site, not...

The URL is for the BMW car web site, not motorcycles.

You have a BMW cage?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By WillieJ
Been there.

I've bought parts. No service work done. They were a a Ural and Aprilia dealer before they added BMW. Clean small shop. Helpful parts counter sales.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,322
Posted By WillieJ
Walk the plank.

I have a spare piece of 4x8 about 4 feet long. When I'm loading or unloading, I put it along the lift to give me a step up or down. It gives me just enough height to feel lots more secure. 5-10, 165...
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