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Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By WindSailor
I think 7k or 9k is when I went to synthetic....

I think 7k or 9k is when I went to synthetic. I've had other mechanics tell me to wait to 15k or so just to ensure the Rings are seated.

Oil...

Many people here are dedicated to Mobil1.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By WindSailor
I've got a similar setup, only I'm also using...

I've got a similar setup, only I'm also using HID's on my bike - which I tapped into the hot wire coming out.

The only thing I can suggest now is to pull the cover off of your high beam and look...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By WindSailor
That might have been the deputy sheriff... The...

That might have been the deputy sheriff... The sheriff used to be Boice - Allan Boice (I sincerely hope I got that right - it has been quite awhile back - sorry). Big guy - short black hair. Played...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By WindSailor
def - sometimes it's a very small world... ...

def - sometimes it's a very small world...

You know that sheriff you were talking about - in Curry county - my father and him went to school together. Life long buds. No kidding... Hollywood...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 590
Posted By WindSailor
I've always thought a battery has a finite amount...

I've always thought a battery has a finite amount of charges for its lifetime...
I just bought an EarthX 36c (supposedly good for 4000 charges) for my bike which was good down to 35* without any...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,979
Posted By WindSailor
I highly recommend doing what _cy_ has suggested,...

I highly recommend doing what _cy_ has suggested, and what others have said; if you start your bike - ride it - or shut it off.

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,791
Posted By WindSailor
Reminds me of last year talking to a small group...

Reminds me of last year talking to a small group from central / mid west riding the Pacific Northwest... While riding on one of the fire roads near Tillamook Oregon, a kid hot rodding a 4 wheel drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 927,446
Posted By WindSailor
Installed this yesterday... And went for a ride...

Installed this yesterday... And went for a ride today in the low 40's / high 30's - no problems. Yep - made the jump to the other side. I'm kind of anxious to see how the bigger version performs when...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 927,446
Posted By WindSailor
That really looks good Jim

That really looks good Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,122
Posted By WindSailor
The immediate example of this is how the pilots...

The immediate example of this is how the pilots oriented the gauges on the instrument panel in multiple engine aircraft (granted - this was in the seventies) - They would loosen the bezels on all of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,122
Posted By WindSailor
Ammeter is probably the best option. But who...

Ammeter is probably the best option.
But who makes one that can be easily installed?
What do you prefer - inline or inductive?
I still like colors for a quick glance... Some people don't do...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,122
Posted By WindSailor
I still like this idea... ...

I still like this idea...

http://www.clearwaterlights.com/infopg_cvs.html

All you have to remember is: "GREEN IS GOOD".


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Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By WindSailor
Maybe try increasing your tire pressure and see...

Maybe try increasing your tire pressure and see what happens....

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,928
Posted By WindSailor
What are the odds that was actually a women doing...

What are the odds that was actually a women doing the riding ... Now that would be a great commercial...

BMW step up - I dare you.
😊

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,261
Posted By WindSailor
I understand what you are talking about - and...

I understand what you are talking about - and capacity of the battery - used to be an aircraft electrician etc. back in the mid - late seventies. But I have also forgotten a lot too. And batteries...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By WindSailor
This is what's key to me... I hate sitting in a...

This is what's key to me... I hate sitting in a 'cupped' seat where you are pretty much limited to movement - plus the boys don't like to be pinched.

I'm currently using someone else's old...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,261
Posted By WindSailor
Yep my battery is looking like it needs to be...

Yep my battery is looking like it needs to be replaced. The other day at 25*, the girl had issues turning over and that's coming directly off a charger (10W - 40W oil and the battery was hurt...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,313
Posted By WindSailor
This is still on my radar... But - I have...

This is still on my radar...

But - I have one question.

It looks like the bulb is fitted tightly into the cap in the installation pictures posted earlier - which makes me inclined to think -...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,473
Posted By WindSailor
160+hp... The older farts would say wrinkle...

160+hp... The older farts would say wrinkle free... That's how that works... Something 'def' should probably look into... :)


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Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,473
Posted By WindSailor
The older riders I ride with would agree - I...

The older riders I ride with would agree - I don't need the 160hp, but I would sincerely grin every time I got my fingers stretched... That never gets old...

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By WindSailor
Nice pictures. Good ol Oregon... What a place...

Nice pictures.
Good ol Oregon... What a place to be...

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,137
Posted By WindSailor
Congrats on your new bike. Looks similar to my...

Congrats on your new bike.
Looks similar to my back yard - just be careful of the leaves in the corners...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By WindSailor
My OEM battery lasted about 2 1/2 years. Replaced...

My OEM battery lasted about 2 1/2 years. Replaced it with a Deka comparative battery which was great for awhile - until I forgot to put it on the charger - and let the battery go almost dead - that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By WindSailor
Trust me - your in good company here - I've even...

Trust me - your in good company here - I've even starting to take pictures along the way. That only helps if I can find all of the parts though....

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By WindSailor
I powered my Hyperlites by the BMW stock...

I powered my Hyperlites by the BMW stock accessory plug just below the seat on the left side. Still stays on for about a minute, but that's ok.

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,136
Posted By WindSailor
Ok, maybe I'm tired; but I'm missing this one....

Ok, maybe I'm tired; but I'm missing this one. What the gold sheen represents. Because I'm inclined to think your talking about bearing grease being dissolved on earlier models, not the 1200 series...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,542
Posted By WindSailor
The only thing I would miss on lowering my bike...

The only thing I would miss on lowering my bike would be the lean angle... I occasionally drag my boots - to which the wife gets a little bit concerned about...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,542
Posted By WindSailor
I wear 32 inch inseam for pants - but also have a...

I wear 32 inch inseam for pants - but also have a custom seat (a little bit wider than stock) which is at the highest, along with the ESA settings gets me up there.
Love my bike.
All of that...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 23,154
Posted By WindSailor
This very well starting to be on the "100 threads...

This very well starting to be on the "100 threads all people should read".
Great thread.. And input...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,542
Posted By WindSailor
Ouch. I've got a '11 GSA. Riding two up...

Ouch.

I've got a '11 GSA. Riding two up with the ESA set for two up puts the shocks at their highest settings with the seat at the highest for appropriate knee angle puts me near to toe level... ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,542
Posted By WindSailor
Still a good read for me - even at 6.3 I am still...

Still a good read for me - even at 6.3 I am still considering a low option on the new GSA.
My GSA is our touring bike, the only complaint I have is its pretty high (high enter of gravity) for two...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,606
Posted By WindSailor
For cleaning brake dust on the car and truck - I...

For cleaning brake dust on the car and truck - I use McGuires All Wheel cleaner, for a degreaser - Presolve works pretty good.

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,606
Posted By WindSailor
Thanks - good to know. Sent from my...

Thanks - good to know.



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Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By WindSailor
I'm with you on this... That's the first...

I'm with you on this...

That's the first thing I'd check - and use dielectric grease on the contacts...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By WindSailor
2" Fork Tube Light Mounts - recommendations

I'm looking for light mounts that will fit my forks on a '11 GSA.

Recommendations?

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,918
Posted By WindSailor
How about a measurement from the top of the foot...

How about a measurement from the top of the foot pegs to the top of the seat - middle.
Thanks.

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By WindSailor
That would be like "Scary Movie 6"... Some of...

That would be like "Scary Movie 6"... Some of that would be plumb ass funny - and some of that would be plum ass scary...

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By WindSailor
That would be my next move - re-bleed the system....

That would be my next move - re-bleed the system. I had to use the neighbors son - gave him ten bucks to help - to bleed the front and back brakes. I only had the bleeder open for short times when...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 902
Posted By WindSailor
It almost seems like the wire was pinched...

It almost seems like the wire was pinched...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,428
Posted By WindSailor
Yep. Each Headlight assembly and bulb have a...

Yep.
Each Headlight assembly and bulb have a specific focal point. If the two match - the beam should be similar.
What I like about the LED'S, is that their light emitters are facing either up or...
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