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Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By jwd98056
Throttle locks work well enough for many people...

Throttle locks work well enough for many people but they are not cruise controls. A $2 o-ring will often work as an effective throttle lock. The fact that some of the throttle lock manufacturers...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,791
Posted By jwd98056
I have the McCruise cruise control installed on...

I have the McCruise cruise control installed on my '05 R1200GS and bought a set of Hyperpro shocks. I had to send the rear shock back and have a remote reservoir installed on it to get it work with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By jwd98056
What you need is a circuit that turns on when the...

What you need is a circuit that turns on when the ignition turns on. It doesn't have to be the headlight circuit. This signal essentially turns the outputs of the TPS-15 on and off with the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-06-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,638
Posted By jwd98056
I only have version 7.0 but if there is no trail...

I only have version 7.0 but if there is no trail or road in the database there was no way to route through it. What I did was create two routes that get as close to the unroutable section as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,667
Posted By jwd98056
I also installed a GSA gas tank on my '05...

I also installed a GSA gas tank on my '05 R1200GS. I bought everything new however and at the time all the parts cost a little over $1000. The new cost was over $1200 the last time I saw someone...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 51,200
Posted By jwd98056
Maybe they will just bring the Sprint back. :D

Maybe they will just bring the Sprint back. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By jwd98056
I think the OP is trying to go the other...

I think the OP is trying to go the other direction.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,609
Posted By jwd98056
I am about 187 cm tall but my inseam is only 78...

I am about 187 cm tall but my inseam is only 78 cm. I found the GSA was a little too tall for me. Even with the GS I am not flat footed with both feet. So I bought a used '05 R1200GS (Brutus). ...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By jwd98056
I picked up a Park Tool Co. TW-1...

I picked up a Park Tool Co. TW-1 (http://www.parktool.com/product/torque-wrench-TW-1). It is a 1/4" drive beam style torque wrench and costs about $40 on eBay...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,611
Posted By jwd98056
I have a 2005 GS with a pair of Hella Micro DEs. ...

I have a 2005 GS with a pair of Hella Micro DEs. The one on the right side is a halogen fog light and the one on the left is an HID driving light.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By jwd98056
Not quite sure if these might be what you are...

Not quite sure if these might be what you are looking but:

HERE (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/181/PN-051-1103/Rear-Luggage-Extension-R1150GS-Adventure-for-Seat-Extension) is one type of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,041
Posted By jwd98056
I have a "BRAKE!" LED tail light. They have...

I have a "BRAKE!" LED tail light. They have programmable flash patterns when the brake is actuated and they are very bright. They were originally sold by Gizmo Mill but they were reborn on their...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,262
Posted By jwd98056
As with most things, everyone's mileage varies. ...

As with most things, everyone's mileage varies. My experiences have been different than Gorf's. I had Rich make saddles for my K1200LT and R1200GS and I have been happy with both of them. I've done...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By jwd98056
Not that it matters but you should have said...

Not that it matters but you should have said Prime Meridian rather than Equator.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-18-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,914
Posted By jwd98056
Yes they have more off road detail, most of which...

Yes they have more off road detail, most of which is fully routable. Something the Topo U.S. 100k does not support.

I actually have the Topo U.S. 24k West DVD not the Northwest series that can be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By jwd98056
There isn't anything complicated about the math. ...

There isn't anything complicated about the math. There are 60 minutes in a degree and 60 seconds in a minute.

I have an iPhone app that does format and datum conversions. HERE...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By jwd98056
The format you say the 60cx is recommending is...

The format you say the 60cx is recommending is coordinates in Degrees and Minutes format. The format you are entering is Degrees format. Converting your Degrees format data to Degrees and Minutes...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-16-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,914
Posted By jwd98056
The Garmin "TOPO U.S. 24K - Northwest" is the...

The Garmin "TOPO U.S. 24K - Northwest" is the best I have found. I don't think I have loaded a track that I couldn't create an autoroute to duplicate it with this mapset. I'm sure I will run into...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-16-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,440
Posted By jwd98056
There is also TrekNow...

There is also TrekNow (http://www.treknow.com/utah/backroads/moab/moab.htm).
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,412
Posted By jwd98056
I don't claim to be a metallurgy expert because I...

I don't claim to be a metallurgy expert because I am an electrical engineer, though a galvanic reaction is an electrical process. I have seen the effects of galvanic corrosion as far back as my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By jwd98056
<table valign="TOP" frame="box" rules="all"...

<table valign="TOP" frame="box" rules="all" border="1" bordercolor="black" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 1mm;" class="fOne" valign="top"><table...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By jwd98056
Here are a couple picture of the ones I installed...

Here are a couple picture of the ones I installed on my '05.

http://jdsroad.com/gallery/albums/Uploads/GS%203-31-2010/P1050144_450x600.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,412
Posted By jwd98056
It sounds like it was and is a fun project. How...

It sounds like it was and is a fun project. How we spend money on toys is always a personal choice and I have certainly thrown enough of it at farkles, upgrades and mods over the years. :thumb

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By jwd98056
I have never owned a vehicle that reported error...

I have never owned a vehicle that reported error codes much beyond idiot lights. I guess that is what I get for buying Fords, Hondas, BMWs and carburated Harley Davidsons. :D Then again my newest...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By jwd98056
You are located between what many consider to be...

You are located between what many consider to be three of the best saddle makers in the country.

Russel Cycle Product - Shasta Lake, CA
Rick Mayer Cycles - Anderson, CA
Bill Mayer Saddles -...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By jwd98056
The charcoal canister is notorious for getting...

The charcoal canister is notorious for getting plugged up on the K1200LT. Most GS riders get rid of them just to eliminate the weight. Here is a link to the canisterectomy...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,347
Posted By jwd98056
If you do it when you have the tank pulled off...

If you do it when you have the tank pulled off for a full service it isn't all that hard to install. The instructions are very good. I think the throttle cable junction box was the most complicated...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-04-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By jwd98056
Here are a couple sources: TrekNOW...

Here are a couple sources:

TrekNOW (http://www.treknow.com/states/index.htm) has tracks they sell for a number of states including Washington. They have maps of the tracks so you can view them to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By jwd98056
You only need a relay if you want the Stebel to...

You only need a relay if you want the Stebel to be all that it can be. It draws a lot more current than the stock horn. Using a relay and larger gauge wiring will make the Stebel discernibly, some...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,855
Posted By jwd98056
Turning off the ABS is likely most beneficial if...

Turning off the ABS is likely most beneficial if you are initiating power slide turns by braking with the read wheel. There are situations where that is preferable to breaking the rear tire loose...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,476
Posted By jwd98056
The Zumo by itself does not refer to the SD card...

The Zumo by itself does not refer to the SD card as a separate storage device. Internal memory or SD card it is just memory. The only time you will "see" the SD card, when it is installed in the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,664
Posted By jwd98056
Do the file names of the music files end in .mp3?...

Do the file names of the music files end in .mp3? You should be able to copy mp3 files to the Zumo's internal memory or to an installed SD card using the Windows file manager, assuming the laptop is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By jwd98056
Tire cupping is another often used term for this...

Tire cupping is another often used term for this kind if tire wear. The most frequent suggested remedy is keeping tire pressures at or near the maximum rated pressure for the tire. Tire balancing...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,290
Posted By jwd98056
Bad gas is usually what I get after eating a good...

Bad gas is usually what I get after eating a good chili burger with onions. :rayof

Sorry but I just couldn't resist. :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,245
Posted By jwd98056
A passenger grab bar came standard on the...

A passenger grab bar came standard on the R1150GS. That's what the handle behind the passenger seat is supposed to be. However I always thought a grab bar located behind the passenger was awkward...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,199
Posted By jwd98056
I have had chronic lower and upper back problem...

I have had chronic lower and upper back problem for many years. The things that made the biggest difference for me was a custom saddle and handlebar risers. This improved my ergonomics so that my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,840
Posted By jwd98056
The accessory socket is controlled by the CANBUS...

The accessory socket is controlled by the CANBUS and it is not directly connected to the battery. It turns off along with most of the other power. BMW sells a special CANBUS compatible charger for...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By jwd98056
If you have any lights mounted on either side of...

If you have any lights mounted on either side of the beak, such as the TT Hella Micro DEs, you may need to move them forward. I made brackets out of 1/8" flat bar stock and moved mine forward 2.75".
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,211
Posted By jwd98056
I went with a Formotion as well. I got the...

I went with a Formotion as well. I got the luminescent model though on a long dark ride it doesn't stay luminous all that long.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-06-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,589
Posted By jwd98056
Touratech makes a locking anti-shock mount for...

Touratech makes a locking anti-shock mount for the Zumo (http://www.touratech-usa.com/shop/show.lasso?sku=065-0142&-session=touratech:62F75F401d7212F72DGygW23AAD2) and many other models. They can...
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