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Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Trixie
Checked it over, fired up and went on shopping...

Checked it over, fired up and went on shopping errands, and got my annual inspection done. First outing of what has been a terribly long winter.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 764,242
Posted By Trixie
LOL The kink thread is in the basement. :lol3

LOL

The kink thread is in the basement. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 04:48 PM
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Views: 764,242
Posted By Trixie
Kinda reminds me of: ...

Kinda reminds me of:

http://kovixen.com/archives/pictures/4eyes.jpg:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 764,242
Posted By Trixie
Back around 1999-2000, a number of R bikes were...

Back around 1999-2000, a number of R bikes were shipped with plastic fuel fillters that would crack at the seam where the two halves of the filter were fused together. Bike would start and idle, but...
Forum: Regional forums 04-02-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 69,784
Posted By Trixie
I can guarantee rain by just showing up. :deal

I can guarantee rain by just showing up. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 3,249,487
Posted By Trixie
I'll snivel only if you don't provide a separate...

I'll snivel only if you don't provide a separate NSFW link for all the better pics :evil
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 378,713
Posted By Trixie
Coming home from the airport many years ago in...

Coming home from the airport many years ago in the GF's VW jetta. Headlights just go out, fuses fine, can't find any obvious wiring issues (in the dark) .

Bought a common 110v extension cord at...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
I did just that. Will need to have them moved to...

I did just that. Will need to have them moved to more useful locations this year, though.

ETA, make sure they are put up far enough so that they don't interfere with gloves/gauntlets and are...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
I admit, even with a custom fitted suit, I do...

I admit, even with a custom fitted suit, I do feel like the Michelin man at times with all the padding in my jacket.

if it's too big, why not buy it, and send it back to Wayne for some...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
I'm in MA, and had the same questions. Went with...

I'm in MA, and had the same questions. Went with stretch, as the number fo cooler days exceeds hotte days up here in NE.

Like you, had a 'stich that was an absolute roaster in the summer. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
year number 2 after the reservoir cleanout and...

year number 2 after the reservoir cleanout and spring thing procedure, still self-checks OK!
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
My Marathon Jacket and Ultra-II pants just...

My Marathon Jacket and Ultra-II pants just shipped today! :clap

5 days to wait :bluduh
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
thanks- I wasn't sure what was "standard" from...

thanks- I wasn't sure what was "standard" from their website.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
Nyet. :nah This was the converted Ultra II...

Nyet. :nah

This was the converted Ultra II that one of the inmates had converted, posted earlier in this thread. Motoport's site clearly states this, hence my question.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 612,545
Posted By Trixie
Does anyone have any photos of what is now the...

Does anyone have any photos of what is now the standard-issue Marathon Jacket?

Motoport's website shows a modified ultra-II, and several other variations, so I'm not entirely certain what I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 62,601
Posted By Trixie
have you tried shielding the RID itself? Or do...

have you tried shielding the RID itself? Or do you suspect that there is some sort of HF in the wiring caused by the ballast?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
well, takes 2 and 3 were successful

Having landed not one, but 2 job interviews today, I decided to take a blast around the Quabbin to loosen up a bit. I hgad reset the unit after the last failure, and pumped both ft and rear brakes a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
The spring that pushes against the Ball Bearing?...

The spring that pushes against the Ball Bearing? Nyet. I compared lengths, ft/rr, and played with them a bit, but no intent to stretch them.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Mine didn't stay "fixed' for long. :cry but I...

Mine didn't stay "fixed' for long. :cry but I suspect cycling the ABS, as suggested, may help clear it up. hopefully, I can get a few more miles on it to test it out this month.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
a bit of an update

Well, after my last reset, things have been working fine.

As Terry suggested, I took things apart and cleaned up the pistons, springs, etc. It still faulted after reassembly. About a week later,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
yup- see my post #171- both circuits should make...

yup- see my post #171- both circuits should make things clack in the ABS unit when you pump them. I can do this with mine while pumping the rear pedal- seems to have solved (for the moment) the # 7...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
well, that's no fun now, is it? :D

well, that's no fun now, is it? :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
clarity: I got the successful test upon takeoff...

clarity: I got the successful test upon takeoff into the garage, not while backing out. my OP wasn't clear on that.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
today's random data point- it worked.

So, I was cleaning out the garage from countless years of house projects (the end is near!) and moved the bike from one garage to the other, so I wouldn't bonk it in the process.

Once the deluge...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
If we had a better idea of what logic exists in...

If we had a better idea of what logic exists in the controller, things certainly would be a bit easier to figure out. I'm not so sure I agree with your conclusion that the pistons don't have to move,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
From Terry's description, I thought the springs...

From Terry's description, I thought the springs pushed the cups downward, with the chains/clutches pulling the cups up, toward the bleeders. I must have it backwards.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
It seems to me that the cups/pistons, when moved...

It seems to me that the cups/pistons, when moved upward, would create pressure back to the brake lever, with the check ball cutting off any more pressure to the brake calipers. This contradicts...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
wanna come do mine? I did exactly the same thing,...

wanna come do mine? I did exactly the same thing, and mine still fails every time. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
or the pop out of a capacitor.

or the pop out of a capacitor.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Yup, that's where I'm headed- one of the guys on...

Yup, that's where I'm headed- one of the guys on the gun list has an arbor press he's unloading, if I can get it cheap...

Some sort of rod inserted in the cups, and clamp the whole unit, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Thanks for the sentiments. If and/or when I...

Thanks for the sentiments.

If and/or when I get my hands on one, I'll tear into this one a bit. I've some ideas regarding how to circumnavigate those springs, but I'll need to see it first.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Gah- I thought I tried that once, with a constant...

Gah- I thought I tried that once, with a constant light. I must have gone 6 to 4 by mistake

OK #6 to #2, with positive lead of LED to #6. I get a dim constant light until it's turned on, then...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
OK, I hooked up a 12V LED between Pins #2 (ABS...

OK, I hooked up a 12V LED between Pins #2 (ABS Diag pin) and #4 (ground). Turn key to "on", with ABS fault present (dash lights in "wig-wag' mode)

Here is what it does:

ON Long
off -
on -...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
you meant ABS diag pin, correct? Pin 4 to...

you meant ABS diag pin, correct?

Pin 4 to pin 6, as I mistakenly typed, is a good way to eat 10A fuses. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Doh! yeah, pin #2 is what I meant. I've just been...

Doh! yeah, pin #2 is what I meant. I've just been grounding #2 to any ground to reset the unit.

Radio shaft have a nice little 12v LED assembly, about 12ma, for less than $2.00. I'm starting with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Thanks, Poolside. I take it the LED leads...

Thanks, Poolside.

I take it the LED leads don't go between the same pins used to reset the unit? Pin #4 and #6, in my case? I can find 12V easily enough in the diag plug.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
I'm off to find a 12v LED this afternoon, so I...

I'm off to find a 12v LED this afternoon, so I can check the codes.

As stated before, the extra loud Ker-chunk is present.

I've run the sensor wiring twice, but there could always be a hidden...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2009, 05:28 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
I'm curious how that relates to the failure mode...

I'm curious how that relates to the failure mode I experienced.

Fired up the bike, it ran fine and passed self-check. rode it approx 10 mins to the shop for an inspection sticker. bike sat for 15...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
What if the clutch didn't let go at the proper...

What if the clutch didn't let go at the proper moment in the self test, hanging up for some reason, causing the louder than normal ker-chunk, and creating a fault? I wonder if that is a possibility?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 20,846
Posted By Trixie
Help with LED diagnostics setup

From what I've been able to find online, this simple diagnostic readout device is just a LED with a resistor, placed between pin #2 and ground? (for the 1150 GS). Is this correct? Radio Shaft have...
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