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Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By chambersc
Do I think the price is too high? Yes. Do I...

Do I think the price is too high? Yes.
Do I think it matters if you can afford it and its what you want? No.

Do what you feel is right. If this is THE bike for you and you're going to regret...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By chambersc
Damn right!

Damn right!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By chambersc
I have the exact same issue on my 2007. I bought...

I have the exact same issue on my 2007. I bought the GS 911 to be sure what the issue was and its the abs pump motor failure. Needs to go to Module Masters to be rebuilt. Haven't done it yet. Been...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-07-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By chambersc
Found it. This must be the one you're talking...

Found it. This must be the one you're talking about? And it appears that my info was old and Garmin is no longer rebuilding them. You can get replacement screens if you have to on eBay for $26. I may...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By chambersc
By the way, your MapSource info is outstanding....

By the way, your MapSource info is outstanding. Thanks for taking the time to post that. I think I use about 10% of what my GPS and map source are really capable of.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By chambersc
Understood. I think as the winter drags on and my...

Understood. I think as the winter drags on and my riding time is nothing I get dumber every day. If it doesn't warm up soon I'm going to be a drooling vegetable in no time.

It is odd and it may...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By chambersc
Much appreciated, and Google and I are well...

Much appreciated, and Google and I are well acquainted.

The issue is not how to do the calibrating, its the fact that its not holding it. Shut it down and it does it again the next time you turn...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By chambersc
Garmin 2720 keeps asking for calibration

So I have a Garmin 2720 that I've had a few years that replaced a Garmin V before that. Been a great unit, though I was never crazy about the power cable connection. I had a hard wire on the last...
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,677
Posted By chambersc
Good job, amigo. You ride away and you're able to...

Good job, amigo. You ride away and you're able to type. Better than I've done more than once.

Be proud. That was a good crash and you learned from it. Smarter than most. You will be fine.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 124,031
Posted By chambersc
So explain to me what that lcd screen is? Very...

So explain to me what that lcd screen is? Very cool looking.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By chambersc
I agree. My ABS is screwed up right now and I...

I agree. My ABS is screwed up right now and I kind of miss it. I haven't NEEDED it, but I wish I had it right now. Im going to have to send my pump in to Module Masters for repair.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By chambersc
So I finally picked up a GS911 scanner and sure...

So I finally picked up a GS911 scanner and sure enough, 24048 and 24049 codes. ABS failure. So, I guess Tyler at Module Masters will be getting another one to rebuild fairly soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By chambersc
Farm blowing is tough to do in a full face...

Farm blowing is tough to do in a full face helmet. Hence, the need for the modular design. It wasn't to keep you cool at intersections, it was so you could blow snot on your tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By chambersc
I'll ride with anyone as long as you ride and...

I'll ride with anyone as long as you ride and don't ride like an ass. If you're bringing a trailer, it had better be broken. And if you're wearing chaps, it had better be cold. And if you're wearing...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By chambersc
Yeah, I've been through all of the normal issues....

Yeah, I've been through all of the normal issues. Hanguard, ABS wire rubbing, etc. I need to get a GS911 to find out for sure, but I suspect the ABS pumps is shot.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By chambersc
I also have a pirate's lair backrest set up on...

I also have a pirate's lair backrest set up on there now too. She wasn't real happy with the top box comfort wise, so I bought this to try out. Slick built set up. I had to remove the bracket for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By chambersc
Stupid Happy

No question here, not looking for advice, just venting.

Got rid of the 2007 Road King I bought brand new in October of 2006 back in October for a 2007 1200GS from a fellow inmate (Cueball). Ive...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By chambersc
Here it is, on my 2007 the brown is the ground...

Here it is, on my 2007 the brown is the ground and the gray with black stripe was the stop. The gray wire on the Whelen I didn't use (that was for linking together multiple lights and keeping them...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By chambersc
Its not quite done yet. Its an '85 and its got an...

Its not quite done yet. Its an '85 and its got an F2 wheel conversion done to it, rear F2 shock, upgraded front forks, and dual carbon and stainless mufflers that I'm still figuring out the mounting...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,306
Posted By chambersc
After 20 years of sport bikes then Harley's I...

After 20 years of sport bikes then Harley's I made the jump to a 2007 GS and Im never going back. I'm having ABS issues right now and I still dont care. I would never go back. Im a freaking convert...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By chambersc
Pretty much the same thing. About twenty minutes...

Pretty much the same thing. About twenty minutes from here. There's a good food joint there we ride up to occasionally called Greasy Steve's.

This light came from Siren Net but only because they...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By chambersc
Couple of Saturday projects

So the weather was nice and I had a couple of little garage projects for the GS that I needed to get done.

First was the Pirates Lair backrest set up. My wife does not like leaning on the top...
Forum: Face plant 01-09-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,187
Posted By chambersc
Not a bike story, but I hit three mule deer in...

Not a bike story, but I hit three mule deer in New Mexico one time in a Jeep Grand Cherokee at 70+mph. The Jeep didn't fare too well and I shudder to think how that would have gone on a bike....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By chambersc
RTV is just gasket sealant. This specifically is...

RTV is just gasket sealant. This specifically is the Toyota black RTV. Sticky and strong as hell once it dries.

No, I can't adjust it with the RTV sealant on it. I dont ever move mine though. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By chambersc
Seat Modification

So I know this is nothing new or exciting, but I did the seat storage modification on my 07 R1200GS yesterday and it makes me feel much calmer now. Ever since I installed the Odyssey battery the...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By chambersc
And yes, lets hope he is training the next...

And yes, lets hope he is training the next generation. Anyone that can do that job in two hours clearly knows his shit.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By chambersc
Addition to the job

Let me tell you what I learned today... I walk out and there is an antifreeze mess under the truck. First thing I think is "oh shit, that water pump I just put on".

Nope. When you get in a hurry...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By chambersc
It was the Gates kit

It was the Gates kit
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By chambersc
That's freaking amazing. I cannot imagine. ...

That's freaking amazing. I cannot imagine.

All things considered this went ok. We weren't rushing, nothing broke, no left over parts. So that's a success. The one thing I did run into was the...
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By chambersc
I was a long time air cooled VW guy. I know...

I was a long time air cooled VW guy. I know exactly what you're talking about. I broke a torque multiplier one time on a Super Beetle. That one just had shitty bearings the rest of its life until I...
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,467
Posted By chambersc
So I did the timing belt on my 2003 Tundra V8 yesterday

Conflicting reports about how hard/easy this job is. Some told me it was an easy job, 3-4 hours. Others tell me "have a weekend set aside".

My version; 10 hours and a 12 pack with two people. Lots...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 66,743
Posted By chambersc
Did my battery swap this weekend. Went fairly...

Did my battery swap this weekend. Went fairly well but I had issues with cable length on the positive side. Had it out and re-routed it several times. Had to go over the top and that worries me a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By chambersc
Brake Failure Light, going down the list of usual causes

So I just recently pick up a 2007 GS, my first BMW. Shortly after removing a set of PIAA lights that I wasnt crazy about their installation, I got a brake failure light. Now, I have no idea if this...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By chambersc
I'm a new Beemer owner. This was the first place...

I'm a new Beemer owner. This was the first place that fellow owners suggested. Ordered all of the stuff for my first fluids change. Superfast shipping, good prices, etc.

Now I'm addicted as hell...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By chambersc
My 2007 Gs has the full Akra race system with the...

My 2007 Gs has the full Akra race system with the dual mufflers and they are a little more than I wanted for volume. I wish they made a db killer for those things. Power is kick ass with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,933
Posted By chambersc
Seems you did well. I'm right there with...

Seems you did well.

I'm right there with you, I just sole my 2007 Road King I bought brand new for a 2007 1200GS and I love it. Should have done this years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,304
Posted By chambersc
Semi-good news! Sort of. Still have the...

Semi-good news! Sort of.

Still have the brake failure light but even after being plugged into the battery tender last night the bike was slow cranking at lunch today. I'm thinking this battery is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,304
Posted By chambersc
No breaks in the ABS wires, front or rear. Took...

No breaks in the ABS wires, front or rear. Took them out of the brackets and all and checked them closely.

Rear pads are pretty thin. Fronts are 50% so I'm just going to replace front and rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,304
Posted By chambersc
Happened again this morning on the way to work....

Happened again this morning on the way to work. Light off, ride to work, third long stop coming down from 45mph it comes on mid-stop. Braking power feels the same but the light kicks on.

Going to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,304
Posted By chambersc
Not sure yet. Debating ordering a GS911 soon....

Not sure yet. Debating ordering a GS911 soon. Need to check wheel sensors closely.
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