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Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,353
Posted By SloDon
2k........I'm optimistic.

2k........I'm optimistic.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By SloDon
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By SloDon
I am thinking about these.......did you just...

I am thinking about these.......did you just remove the factory fogs and mount these in their place?

Then just plug in to the factory fog plugs and mount the rheostat?

Pics?

Thanks in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 292,464
Posted By SloDon
Congrats! Hopefully the weather and your work...

Congrats! Hopefully the weather and your work schedule allow you to but some more miles on her!

I am sure the wait wil be worth it.........

:ricky:ricky:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By SloDon
Congrats! Enjoy!

Congrats!

Enjoy!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-27-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,708
Views: 481,472
Posted By SloDon
Ditto

Ditto
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,897
Posted By SloDon
The cold weather brings them inside............

The cold weather brings them inside............
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 27,344
Posted By SloDon
2014 Fall Old School Rally

Don't know much about this rally......but I am going to crash.......

Al Tuna can be my character witness......

If I owe any fees someone let me know......

BTW.......my bike is no longer...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,290
Posted By SloDon
Just got back from Barber. Headed over this...

Just got back from Barber. Headed over this am..........wondered thru the swap meet area.......watched some of the practice sessions from the Ace Cafe area........and from the hill to the west of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,549
Posted By SloDon
KB It was done by a local performance / dyno...

KB
It was done by a local performance / dyno shop experienced with the Power Commander, Akrapovic and boxer motor combination.

As they had done several prior I assume they used that data as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,415
Posted By SloDon
Yup! He wound up going wide! :rofl

Yup! He wound up going wide! :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,415
Posted By SloDon
Now this one MAY have been staged...........five...

Now this one MAY have been staged...........five knees draggin' in rural NC......



http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad25/slooodon/leanangle.jpg


Win, Steve, Jim, Don and Paul.......livin'...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,549
Posted By SloDon
I understand your skepticism. Unfortunately...

I understand your skepticism.

Unfortunately for this discussion the results for the modifications on my bike won't help because it also had a PCV installed and custom mapping.......so how much is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By SloDon
I replaced the rubber washers with thicker ones...

I replaced the rubber washers with thicker ones between the mudsling and the stock inner fender. This had the effect of increasing the "angle" of the lower portion......it still cleared the shock and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,415
Posted By SloDon
I wanna throw in with Wallowa.........cause I...

I wanna throw in with Wallowa.........cause I wish I was that good! :ricky:ricky:ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,549
Posted By SloDon
I am surprised no one has commentated on this...

I am surprised no one has commentated on this post..........

Less weight, check.

Same Db level, check.

Increased HP, check.

Do you all feel this is incorrect?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,993
Posted By SloDon
My experience also........two of us ran out west...

My experience also........two of us ran out west from Atlanta in July. 5800 mile trip, highs in Kansas of 107 lows in Montana of 31 and sleet/spitting snow, twisties, dirt passes, interstate, rural...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,993
Posted By SloDon
Only on the first set and only on the front. ...

Only on the first set and only on the front.

I clean the rim and haven't had the problem since the first set.

I believe they changed the bead slightly on later versions.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,993
Posted By SloDon
Been thru 5 sets on two different GSA's. As...

Been thru 5 sets on two different GSA's.

As long as you realize they are 50/50 tires and not track rubber you will be fine.

Here on the east side of the country they are a good all around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,667
Posted By SloDon
Well........Elsa was on her way south to pay her...

Well........Elsa was on her way south to pay her respects to Jeff Davis.

But fate intervened and cut her trip short........she took shelter with some other Southern Gentlemen in the home town of...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,795
Posted By SloDon
Congrats guys on your finish!

Congrats guys on your finish!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,871
Posted By SloDon
:amazon

:amazon
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By SloDon
Slowwww drop in the parking lot

JetSpeed

Two questions............how many did it take and how did you thank them?

Ok three.....any pictures?

ImLime

We have all been there......humbling ain't it......
Forum: Racing 09-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,795
Posted By SloDon
Bobby, good luck to you and team USA!

Bobby, good luck to you and team USA!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,838
Posted By SloDon
Wasn't that the Factor word of the day...

Wasn't that the Factor word of the day recently...........:D

Wonder if Watter's World will do a man on the street compilation on Liquid Cooled Boxers and their conflicted owners?

:webers
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By SloDon
http://www.paulsgaragellc.com Good guy.....

http://www.paulsgaragellc.com

Good guy.....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30,643
Views: 2,388,982
Posted By SloDon
Enjoy! Love that area! We were out there on...

Enjoy! Love that area!

We were out there on the big bikes in July.

Taking the little bikes back in the spring

Post some video!

Slodon
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,076
Posted By SloDon
Phil I bent the stock plate and one other...

Phil

I bent the stock plate and one other popular aftermarket plate. Went with the AltRider plate. Front mount is similar to the BD, rear still uses the stock isolators.

Whacked it pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,733
Posted By SloDon
+1 on Kent @ GMD in Fairmount, GA. I have...

+1 on Kent @ GMD in Fairmount, GA.

I have had him set up three bikes for me over the last several years.

Great guy to ride with also! :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,916
Posted By SloDon
That is good news. We are all hoping they get you...

That is good news. We are all hoping they get you on the road in time for your trip!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,871
Posted By SloDon
Thanks........I want to be around to see how it...

Thanks........I want to be around to see how it wraps up! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,871
Posted By SloDon
Final drive failure... caused by dealer.

......my 2 cents.....why is the OP putting out the story in pieces like a serial in an old magazine?

I do not deny he has final drive issues but why string it out?

Seems to be milking it for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 64,879
Posted By SloDon
<TABLE class=datasheet cellSpacing=0...

<TABLE class=datasheet cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR class=invertColor> <TH class=invertColor>Tyres, rear </TH> <TD class=invertColor>170/60 R 17</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>

you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,649
Posted By SloDon
I had the Barkbusters on my DRZ, they protected...

I had the Barkbusters on my DRZ, they protected my levers and hands more than once.

When I bought my first GS Adventure 4 years ago I bought a set for it. I take it in places that stretch my skill...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 72,871
Posted By SloDon
I want to know how those wind turbines killed...

I want to know how those wind turbines killed those poor fish.........oh and who fixed his FD of course........:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,433
Posted By SloDon
From Last October.....

Nothing fancy....not edited.....got a dead bug on the lens......but this 1 minute and twenty seconds sums up why I ride......why I roam......

:happay


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Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,201
Posted By SloDon
BMWMOA International Rally

Sometimes one's opinions are better kept to one's self.

A simple .... I don't care for rally's ..... would express a valid opinion with out the added denigration of other riders.

.....it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,789
Posted By SloDon
Ditto.....I admire the engineering behind it and...

Ditto.....I admire the engineering behind it and the skill to cut and weld it.....neither of which I can do.

While it rains this afternoon I am sitting in my garage smoking a good cigar and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 1,031,756
Posted By SloDon
Isn't great how new tires or even a oil change...

Isn't great how new tires or even a oil change gets us fired up! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,305
Posted By SloDon
Kids........they never change! :rofl Your...

Kids........they never change! :rofl

Your Dad probably new that would happen!

Let us know when you start trying to talk him to letting you keep it.......
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