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Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By chorizo
Found them!

Figures. Search all over, check with a distributer and cant get through, post for help and then find them up the road at San Francisco Wunderlich!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By chorizo
Gobi Racks for 2005 GS 1200

I have combed and searched but cant find where to get aftermarket racks for Gobi panniers. Can someone chime in with a link? Ive tried Wunderlich Riders Accessory but no one answered?? Thanks in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By chorizo
Wanted to mention you can try extending your 18...

Wanted to mention you can try extending your 18 inch a few inches with duck tape and plexiglass to get a feel for taller. Jus tape it on, try it then lower it a little. This method dialed in a Honda...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By chorizo
Go adjustable

For me the right screen has been expensive trial and error.
I once ordered a tall screen and cut it down a little at a time and it was good but not perfect. I had a madstadt on a Ulysses and it made...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,736
Posted By chorizo
Thats the most heartwarming post I've read in a...

Thats the most heartwarming post I've read in a long time. Good thing you did it now. With high school coming and girls and sports time gets slim. Way to go Boomer!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By chorizo
Then it rained like a biotch

http://chorizospics.smugmug.com/Test/i-btv5F84/0/S/Collin%20muddy-S.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By chorizo
First Ride Pic! I hope

55 degrees and sunshine in SF
http://chorizospics.smugmug.com/Test/i-4sHrpB4/0/S/GG%20adventure-S.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By chorizo
Doc Wong knows bikes

Ive been to three Doc Wong workshops. After forty years riding, every time I go I learn something new from Doc and other enthusiastic attendees. Good sense of humor with a group participation...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By chorizo
Thanks for the replies. Any good tricks to taking...

Thanks for the replies. Any good tricks to taking banjo nut and assembly off the bike without making a chore of it? Id like to make it a smooth as possible with the hydraulic bleeding etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By chorizo
Clutch control assembly repair help

I dumped my GS and I broke this part #32 72 7 728 852 right where the clamp screw goes through- Its the CLUTCH CONTROL ASSEMBLY. Can this part be welded? My bike has about 90K and is far from garage...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By chorizo
I thought you guys were gonna say that.

I thought you guys were gonna say that.
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By chorizo
JB weld fix on a clutch perch assembly

Yesterday riding my 1200 gs I hit some gravel on a tight corner and slid about 50 feet. Thanks to motocross gear and cordura Im fine. I needed to duct tape the clutch control assembly to the bars...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Tell me more! What is the Mahito? When? Who,...

Tell me more! What is the Mahito? When? Who, how??
Ok for your average entertaining rider with an LC4e?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,690
Posted By chorizo
Good idea asking this site Kralc. Take your...

Good idea asking this site Kralc.
Take your time. Expect delays. Don't be a hero and overdo the miles.
If your at all tired, REST! Easy to brain dead after 10-12 hr day.
Absolutely plan for an...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,007
Posted By chorizo
Ah thats amigo, amigo. Problem is Id probably...

Ah thats amigo, amigo.
Problem is Id probably forget the lanyard too.
Thanks all for your ideas
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,007
Posted By chorizo
My GS needs two batteries

This is exactly why I like this site. I can be honest without judgment..

Sometimes, like the last 40 years I occasionally leave my ignition on while hustling to my next appointment, class, job or...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,453
Posted By chorizo
Dealer changed out 3 coils. Says "Purely...

Dealer changed out 3 coils. Says "Purely coincidental to recall/tuneup service"
$575 later
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,453
Posted By chorizo
So I will pick up my bike today. Dealer says its...

So I will pick up my bike today. Dealer says its the lower coil and one cylinder was firing intermittently. Sounds logical with the lull in power on acceleration.
My question is could this be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,453
Posted By chorizo
Thanks for the response everyone. I took it to...

Thanks for the response everyone. I took it to the dealer to figure out.
Ill keep you all posted when fixed.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,453
Posted By chorizo
Thanks for the reply Jim. Do you know if the...

Thanks for the reply Jim. Do you know if the right side cable goes across all the way to left side or is there a connection buried under the tank?
Im thinking thats where the problem might be as...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,453
Posted By chorizo
05 1200 stumbles at about 4000 Rpm

I just had the recall for the fuel pump done and at the same time had my valves adjusted and throttle bodies synced. At first I noticed rough varying idle, then when you really twist the throttle...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 30,968
Posted By chorizo
Can I go too

This looks too fun. Im not a riding noob but sure am camping with a bike noob.
And an expert in enjoying myself and pretty entertaining to watch setting up camp. Please count me in with a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By chorizo
A BIOTCH it was. That effin plastic ring. Is that...

A BIOTCH it was. That effin plastic ring. Is that the best idea they could come up with? What i ended up doing was get it as close as I could and with a long piece of 1/2 pipe slipped it up the swing...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By chorizo
Front swing arm boot install HELP PLEASE

Im working on my 2005 1200 GS and I have been fiddling with this boot for a couple hours now.
Just when it gets close the inside plastic clip pops off!! Argh
Please any install ideas would be...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,460
Posted By chorizo
"covering a record 380 miles" On a 250, thats...

"covering a record 380 miles"
On a 250, thats saying something.
Nice pics keep em coming.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,460
Posted By chorizo
This is gonna be good Mike. Good luck

This is gonna be good Mike. Good luck
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By chorizo
Do i now need to remove the paralever (swing...

Do i now need to remove the paralever (swing arm) to get the new boot on?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By chorizo
Front swing arm boot

After further review with a flashlight looking up the swing arm I see the clip had separated where the boot split. Lots of cracks and dust in there. Looks like Im replacing the front boot at to.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By chorizo
I got the shaft out. Note: The shaft wanted to...

I got the shaft out.
Note: The shaft wanted to be straight for removal. Remove the upper shock bolt and had a helper using a 2x4 as a lever raise the swing arm till it was straight. Then jerked...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By chorizo
I hope its only a driveshaft -05 GS

Vibrations on my ankle and noise made got me thinking its time for a driveshaft. Its been about 84,000 miles. I carefully pried the front boot off the swing arm so I could see and WOW! the joint is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By chorizo
Stretch

I have had the a similar issue with other bikes. Not so much headache but neck ache for sure. I attributed it to the turbulence that snaps back and puts pressure on the back of the helmet. A taller...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Great camaraderie with y'all today. Super nice...

Great camaraderie with y'all today. Super nice folks encouraging all through the mud! Too fun. Thanks Meat. Ill be checking back soon. Rrrride
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Im putting on a new Tourance rear and have about...

Im putting on a new Tourance rear and have about a half life Tourance on the front of my porky GS. Is this gonna work? Consider myself an expert at having fun but intermediate rider on a big bike. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 26,455
Posted By chorizo
Room for two more?

My son and I are interested. This will be our first time motorcycle camping:rofl:
Should be amusing. Where do we sign up/pay?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Im down for this on Sunday too but prefer to go...

Im down for this on Sunday too but prefer to go with someone who has been here before. I just can't wait for spring.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Id be down for Sunday. What dirt roads in this...

Id be down for Sunday. What dirt roads in this area?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Thats what I'm talking about SFMCJohn. Who knows...

Thats what I'm talking about SFMCJohn. Who knows this area and when can I tag along?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
Sorry meant Mercey Hot Springs. Think its big...

Sorry meant Mercey Hot Springs. Think its big bike OK. Slow, but doable?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5,262
Views: 513,719
Posted By chorizo
New to this thread..

Hey guys. Im in Santa Cruz and ride a porky but sporty GS 1200 and would like to ride with like minded characters. Ive ridden fire roads on the GS but have logged 100k+ miles trail, commuting and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By chorizo
I had a feeling (for once) not to force it. I...

I had a feeling (for once) not to force it. I appreciate the insight. I think Ill try rotating the bars forward just a bit. I don't have a welder
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