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Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By FatBuoy
I have had something as high of a draw as heated...

I have had something as high of a draw as heated gear, or as low as my cell phone charger. And the GPS has blinked out without anything plugged in to the ports as well. I'm not sure where the GPS is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By FatBuoy
Intermittent power to accessory plugs

Hey all,

As the title says, I am intermittently losing power to my accessory ports on an 07 GSA. At the same time, I will lose power to my Garmin. I'm not sure to where/what the Garmin is wired,...
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,965
Posted By FatBuoy
Next two batches

Hey Poolside- it shows "next two batches started 12/7" I'm in the second batch of those two. Are you knocking two batches out in one whack, or does the first batch go, then you begin the process over...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 156,965
Posted By FatBuoy
Great news! And per the order list, this batch is...

Great news! And per the order list, this batch is 60 in number, right? (next two batches)
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By FatBuoy
Gerbing controller with Tourmaster heated gear?

I just purchased a used bike with a Gerbing controller. It is permanently mounted and has two dials, which I assume is one for the jacket and one for the pants. The problem is that I have Tourmaster...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,259
Posted By FatBuoy
On the fence here and would appreciate...

On the fence here and would appreciate suggestions. I've narrowed it down to two options: two one-gallon Rotopax on the top of my Pelican topcase, or two one-gallon peg packers. I see pros and cons...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By FatBuoy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By FatBuoy
:eek1 Uhhhhh....yeah, of course I did lol! ...

:eek1

Uhhhhh....yeah, of course I did lol!

Thanks man-sheesh. I knew I picked the wrong weekend to quit sniffing glue
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By FatBuoy
Micatech cross brace removal

Just bought an 07 Adventure with Micatechs. Sweet bike by the way. I've had an 04 ADV but so far so great with the 07! I need to remove the side cases, but can't seem to get the cross brace off,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-28-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 18,641
Views: 932,744
Posted By FatBuoy
Hey all- I'm IN Austin, not exctly North of it....

Hey all- I'm IN Austin, not exctly North of it. Can I still play????:D

Keep me in the loop. I'll ride damned near anytime/anywhere.

F800GS for the DS stuff, K1200GT for the street stuff and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By FatBuoy
Right side, yes. But silver....

Right side, yes. But silver....
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By FatBuoy
Place to buy used BMW body panels?

Hi all,

Had a parking lot mishap on my 08 K1200GT. Does anyone have a line on used body panels out there?

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By FatBuoy
And dont forget arm length! A t-rex would be...

And dont forget arm length! A t-rex would be positioned differently than an orangutan-I've seen it
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-12-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,144
Posted By FatBuoy
Yep, got the stompas on mine too. The long ones...

Yep, got the stompas on mine too. The long ones for my big stompas. Love em! Riding barefoot is a bitch though...:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,445
Posted By FatBuoy
OK, thanks. So I know the ABSII came out in 07,...

OK, thanks. So I know the ABSII came out in 07, but what year did the other two things get updated you just mentioned? I was going to get an 07/08.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 22,445
Posted By FatBuoy
Just found this thread. It's an old one. I'm...

Just found this thread. It's an old one. I'm thinking about ditching my K12s for a K12GT. Any new thoughts/updates?

I have an F8GS too, so have the ds piece covered. I'm looking for similar...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,041
Posted By FatBuoy
I've got one that I took off when I bought the...

I've got one that I took off when I bought the Desierto. It's just collecting dust. It does have a FYYFF sticker on it that the original owner installed. It's in good shape...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By FatBuoy
I'm headed there in 3 weeks but taking the TE510...

I'm headed there in 3 weeks but taking the TE510 instead of the F8. Sure is great to hear it handled itself well! I'm itching to take off for a few months and roam. I'm in Austin too-we should go...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By FatBuoy
Nno issues with mine either. But I will say this,...

Nno issues with mine either. But I will say this, my D3 does not overlap, or touch the screen, and my headlight is aimed correctly. I wonder why some are different? Others with the same config please...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,766
Posted By FatBuoy
Well not a 1200, but I went from an 1150...

Well not a 1200, but I went from an 1150 Adventure to the F8GS. I can't understand those who say there is a little bit of an advantage off-road between the two. For me it was HUGE! On the 1150 I felt...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-21-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By FatBuoy
Bent riser?

So I went down pretty hard on a slick concrete low water crossing. The bars are a bit tweaked, but it appears that the bars themselves are not bent. From your experience, are the risers or riser...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 143,843
Posted By FatBuoy
I'm 6'1 with 32 inseam and the air hits my helmet...

I'm 6'1 with 32 inseam and the air hits my helmet about 2" above my helmet shield, but it's soft air. I also have 20mm risers and stock height seat. With the same setup it sounds like it would hit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,813
Posted By FatBuoy
1300 mile day...I can't even imagine. How many...

1300 mile day...I can't even imagine. How many hours did THAT take you? I wonder what the record is?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-06-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,813
Posted By FatBuoy
Got mine used with a reworked stocker. I'm not...

Got mine used with a reworked stocker. I'm not sure what they did to it exactly, but that with the beads and I've never been uncomfortable! Texas heat+beads=ahhhhhh....:thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,281
Posted By FatBuoy
Thanks! This made for a super easy and clean...

Thanks! This made for a super easy and clean installation...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-05-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,281
Posted By FatBuoy
So this connector came to me in the mail Friday....

So this connector came to me in the mail Friday. It has three wires, whereas my Garmin outlet has two...positive and negative. Does anyone know how to tell which two yellow wires to use?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By FatBuoy
Servo ABS vs new ABS-II opinions

Hi all,

I have done a good bit of searching both here and on Google on this subject but have found no real answers. Please share your opinions on the pros and cons of the differences in these two...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-20-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By FatBuoy
Zumo 550 mount suggestions/pics

Hey all,

I did go through the thread dedicated to GPSs on the F800, but would love to see more mounting options for my newly acquired Zumo. I have seen the TT mount, the ball mount that affixes...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 263,114
Posted By FatBuoy
Is TT expensive? Never noticed....:huh :lol3...

Is TT expensive? Never noticed....:huh :lol3 :freaky
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 263,114
Posted By FatBuoy
Are you all also using the hardened shock bolt...

Are you all also using the hardened shock bolt from Touratech? This may have already been brought up but I didn't see it mentioned.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 143,843
Posted By FatBuoy
I'll chime in again. We are the same height, I...

I'll chime in again. We are the same height, I have a 33" inseam and stock seat height.

I really like the combination of wind protection/off road visibility and looks of mine. I do believe that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,593
Posted By FatBuoy
I bought my bike used and very farkled. It came...

I bought my bike used and very farkled. It came with a "reworked seat". Not sure what that entails but I have taken some pretty long rides and have never had a sore spot. I don't know what to compare...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,484
Posted By FatBuoy
Well, checked the belt and it's in good shape. It...

Well, checked the belt and it's in good shape. It seemed a little loose (using the twist test) so I tightened it. Hit the starter and now it's just spinning with no engagement! Me thinks it's just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,484
Posted By FatBuoy
So I found this thread after my 1150ADV started...

So I found this thread after my 1150ADV started to squeal on startup. I removed the starter and performed the quick fix rather than pulling the gear. After cleaning and lubing (it really wasn't very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By FatBuoy
Center stand skid plate. Worth it?

I want to be sure that I'm fully protected beneath. Who has experience with adding the skid plate to the center stand and do you feel it's worth the bucks? I saw one on Wunderlich's site but have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 30,593
Posted By FatBuoy
Damn I hate new, cool things!!!! For the love of...

Damn I hate new, cool things!!!! For the love of God, please quit making them:baldy

So do I get heated or no? Decisions, decisions...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-29-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 536,137
Posted By FatBuoy
Hey Tallguy-what are those winglets you have on...

Hey Tallguy-what are those winglets you have on there, how much do they help and how are they mounted?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 143,843
Posted By FatBuoy
Well I did bunch of searching for the perfect...

Well I did bunch of searching for the perfect ear plugs because I did not want to accept the fact that I may have wasted $800 on a windscreen that I hated. I ended up buying the Hearos plugs (only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 263,114
Posted By FatBuoy
Yep, I'm doing the hyperpro springs and brace all...

Yep, I'm doing the hyperpro springs and brace all at once. Better ride and peace of mind...

I'm also going to send my rear wheel to Woody's for peace of mind. Maybe I shouldn't buy in to all of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,119
Posted By FatBuoy
Sorry to highjack, but semi-related. Once I get...

Sorry to highjack, but semi-related. Once I get to around 80-90 I often get a high speed wobble in the front end. Not a fast vibration, but a wobble. Is this normal for these bikes, or do you think...
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