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Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,028
Posted By JetSpeed
You'll know in a big hurry if you have them up...

You'll know in a big hurry if you have them up too high, not to mention that it's pretty easy to tell.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By JetSpeed
Boot's made by Asolo (Fugitive GTX), I get them...

Boot's made by Asolo (Fugitive GTX), I get them from REI, they make these in wide sizes as well, I'm on my 3rd pair.
They are more rigid and offer more protection then they may appear to, I've taken...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By JetSpeed
In my case a majority of the damage that my bike...

In my case a majority of the damage that my bike receives is minor scuffs and scratches from garage mishaps and parking lot drops, in these cases the upper crash bars can be very useful (plus it...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,777
Posted By JetSpeed
Oh, that explains it.......it's the needs of the...

Oh, that explains it.......it's the needs of the aircraft, I get it.
Must be why the Navy Herc's all require N2 in the tires but the AF C-130's don't.....the Navy birds neeeeed the stuff, makes...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,777
Posted By JetSpeed
Been in the Navy going on 11 years, all of the...

Been in the Navy going on 11 years, all of the aircraft (even helo's) in our current inventory are required to use dry nitrogen to fill the tires.
I thought that I had heard/read something recently...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By JetSpeed
Titanium turns a real cool looking blue/purple...

Titanium turns a real cool looking blue/purple and is slightly lighter, I would go with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By JetSpeed
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb224/ZX1100F1/...

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb224/ZX1100F1/20140919_1556081_zps4f53f2b8.jpg



Nope, BMW only offers the lower bars, but the TT uppers mount well to the BMW OEM lowers as seen above.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,028
Posted By JetSpeed
I personally think that it's more precise (in...

I personally think that it's more precise (in real world) to make the adjustment at night with the bike pointing down a dark road and the bike loaded with what you normally carry and you...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By JetSpeed
Yeah, but I'd like to give it try some...

Yeah, but I'd like to give it try some day.......Sir.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,777
Posted By JetSpeed
Jon, I think you got this ass backwards.

Jon, I think you got this ass backwards.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By JetSpeed
These new GSW bikes are a whole different animal...

These new GSW bikes are a whole different animal then the dry-clutch K-Brick that you're use to, you'll get the hang of it.
The GSW requires just a little bit more gas at launch, it is easy to stall...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By JetSpeed
While not hard shell full on motorcycle boots...

While not hard shell full on motorcycle boots they do provide more protection then the footwear I see 90% of the riders on the road wearing and they suit my needs as I enjoy pulling over and hiking...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By JetSpeed
Yeah, but a whole hell of a lot less work (time)...

Yeah, but a whole hell of a lot less work (time) then if I didn't have a spare with me at all, and virtually impossible to leave behind, misplace or get stolen.
And the main thing is that if I carry...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By JetSpeed
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb224/ZX1100F1/...

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb224/ZX1100F1/IMG_1390_zpsf3ca6e70.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,490
Posted By JetSpeed
Question This is a very peculiar statement.

This is a very peculiar statement.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,501
Posted By JetSpeed
I guess "several months" means more than 2...

I guess "several months" means more than 2 months to me.



We had already brought this to light previously in this thread. and what you call a "shim washer" nobody ever said you could remove as...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,501
Posted By JetSpeed
I replaced the OEM pins because they kept falling...

I replaced the OEM pins because they kept falling out and getting lost.
You ordered the Jergens pins long before anyone said a word about them making it easy to remove the windscreen, the windscreen...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,490
Posted By JetSpeed
Caterpillar makes the best throttle lock, part #...

Caterpillar makes the best throttle lock, part # 8M4991
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By JetSpeed
I use to think that synthetic motor oil wasn't...

I use to think that synthetic motor oil wasn't made from dino base stock.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By JetSpeed
I think the word was "incarcerate".

I think the word was "incarcerate".
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,028
Posted By JetSpeed
No sir, I was dangling my bunshi. I've...

No sir, I was dangling my bunshi.



I've been watching the yen value slowly declining this past year or so, the last time I was in Japan (2 years ago) the exchange rate was about 85 yen to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By JetSpeed
I'm going to go to Pacers for some therapy later...

I'm going to go to Pacers for some therapy later on this evening.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,028
Posted By JetSpeed
def, you're old enough that the state has pulled...

def, you're old enough that the state has pulled your drivers license.....right?

I happened to have majored in English, of course I acquired my degree from the Tokyo International University and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,649
Posted By JetSpeed
Give them a minute and they'll ask "What color...

Give them a minute and they'll ask "What color should I buy" next.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By JetSpeed
You're just trying to irritate me. But I do...

You're just trying to irritate me.

But I do agree that 15W50 makes a great condiment for pancakes and waffles, I have Canadian M1 I brought back from a ride to the Great White North, I prefer the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,028
Posted By JetSpeed
No fun in that. The part that had me...

No fun in that.

The part that had me concerned is that there were actually some people that took my posts serious........and we have to share the road with them.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,976
Posted By JetSpeed
There has been a lot of discussion on this topic...

There has been a lot of discussion on this topic and even though LED lighting is becoming commonplace it appears that a decent drop-in replacement LED headlamp bulb is not quite ready for prime-time....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By JetSpeed
I would think that oil in the airbox without the...

I would think that oil in the airbox without the oil level being over-filled or the bike being laid over would indicate that there could be excessive blow-by (bad rings).
My 05 only had trace...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By JetSpeed
I considered buying a second set of wheels/tires...

I considered buying a second set of wheels/tires for my GS as well but after not being able to source any for a reasonable price I decided to master the fine art of changing my own tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,943
Posted By JetSpeed
You can think what you want but WOT is WOT...

You can think what you want but WOT is WOT regardless of the mode the bike is in, as Jim pointed out though that throttle response in Dynamic makes the bike feel faster.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,943
Posted By JetSpeed
Doesn't change the actual speed of the bike, wide...

Doesn't change the actual speed of the bike, wide open is wide open in every mode, Dynamic mode just provides a more responsive throttle as far as that goes.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By JetSpeed
I do not believe that you will be able to wire...

I do not believe that you will be able to wire another set of fogs parallel to the OEM set and have them work off the same switch and wiring, the latest CanBus system appears to be very picky.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,943
Posted By JetSpeed
Not suggesting that you're a troll in any way. ...

Not suggesting that you're a troll in any way.

I just find it odd to see questions like "Is it fast enough?" or "What color should I buy?"

I personally have never ridden the K1600 but I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By JetSpeed
I have a couple of similar RC battery chargers...

I have a couple of similar RC battery chargers and have used them many times to charge AGM motorcycle batteries without any issue at all.
The AUTO setting will prevent overcharging which is harmful...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,943
Posted By JetSpeed
I don't get it. What's with all these posts...

I don't get it.
What's with all these posts lately where people just want to pick a fight?

Go test ride the damn bike and see if it's too slow for you, it really is just that simple, no matter...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,460
Posted By JetSpeed
The first thing I noticed when I got my GSW was...

The first thing I noticed when I got my GSW was how much sharper handling the handling the bike was compared to the 05 I traded in.
In high speed twisties there was no doubt that the new bike was...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By JetSpeed
If that's the case then it's clear that the new...

If that's the case then it's clear that the new GSW doesn't really have an "Achilles heel" as the reports of clutch problems have been scarce.
To date, the bike appears to turn extremely few riders...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,312
Posted By JetSpeed
A little practice along with some good...

A little practice along with some good instruction and riding the GS off-road will become easier and easier, a good set of knobs will help immensely in the soft stuff too.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,305
Posted By JetSpeed
Yes, they will completely eliminate the problem,...

Yes, they will completely eliminate the problem, these are designed to not interfere with the levers.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,305
Posted By JetSpeed
I doubt that they have the stickers in-stock...

I doubt that they have the stickers in-stock since that campaign is so old, like you said though; you will not forget that now that its caused you an issue.
I replaced my old OEM hand-guards with...
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