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Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 34,894
Posted By Jabba
Something to check on- this year the Tourance is...

Something to check on- this year the Tourance is coming out of China. I believe this is a new change for this tire, and it may play a role in the difficulty you are having seating this new one? You...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Heated grips are likely weak because of the...

Heated grips are likely weak because of the aluminum bars. Probably fix it with some vinyl tape beneath the elements. The old steel bars were so warm you had to turn em down after a while on high....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Throwback design cue- the original PD had one ...

Throwback design cue- the original PD had one

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Bags won't- top box is a maybe Sent from my...

Bags won't- top box is a maybe

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Seat to peg distance looks super short- better...

Seat to peg distance looks super short- better than a 90 degree bend in rider's knee at rest.

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Somebody better tell my 2002 Adventure that it...

Somebody better tell my 2002 Adventure that it wasn't introduced until 2005....according to San Fran BMW anyway

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,641,568
Posted By Jabba
More like 25 Sent from my SM-N900V using...

More like 25

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Mine was perfectly reliable- but I wanted...

Mine was perfectly reliable- but I wanted luxuries like brakes....horsepower. I learned to wrench on that bike and I'm forever grateful that it was so approachable that way. I went on to a 2003...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
My first GS was a '92. Been there Sent from...

My first GS was a '92. Been there

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Too narrowly focused for me. They tried to prove...

Too narrowly focused for me. They tried to prove the boxer could be a "real" dirtbike. Erzburg?! Seriously???

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Hey Jim- My understanding is that the HP2 was a...

Hey Jim- My understanding is that the HP2 was a special edition- they only made 2900- and they sold all of em. Not what I'm after though- I want an Adventure without all the electronic systems. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
It's a discussion forum, people. Not a BMW can...

It's a discussion forum, people. Not a BMW can do no wrong fanboy circle jerk. I didn't mention fuel injection- not once. How many of you have heard of confounding hall sensor issues on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
You're brilliant, you know that? If you don't...

You're brilliant, you know that? If you don't like koolaid don't drink it!

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Nope- they botched the HP by trying to make it...

Nope- they botched the HP by trying to make it into a track bike. It wasn't an ADV made simple. I looked upon that move with hope....maybe they were gonna get it. Not so far...

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
It's cool- I've been down this road around here...

It's cool- I've been down this road around here many times. I understand that there is market demand for this stuff. This bike is a specialty piece, when applied to its original design intention. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Electronic suspension, traction control, ride...

Electronic suspension, traction control, ride modes, linked brakes, trip computers. All added crap that eventually costs you money and headaches. Servo brakes were the first offense- look how...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
No- I'm concerned about all of it. This just...

No- I'm concerned about all of it. This just further complicates a bike that is supposed to be for reliable, long distance, all roads travel. They're designing in dealer maintenance with every...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
More useless electrocomplicated crap. Sent...

More useless electrocomplicated crap.

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,038
Posted By Jabba
arrrgggghhhh- $150 for friggin' cables. ...

arrrgggghhhh- $150 for friggin' cables. Bastiges are gonna get me again~:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
I want to want one!- But that kind of electro...

I want to want one!- But that kind of electro shit makes me nutty. I'm gonna hold out for another year on my 2002... see what develops. Right now I'm leaning toward an oilhead GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
If they made one with high quality adjustable...

If they made one with high quality adjustable suspension, no ABS, 50 lbs lighter- I'd sign a check today. All this fancy pants electronic shit adds up to enormous repair bills at some point- or...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
I've gotta say- I'm not impressed with the pics...

I've gotta say- I'm not impressed with the pics of this thing. It looks cobbled together- has no flow to it. The tall tank doesn't look like a great idea, either. Almost like they were desperate to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
Jesus Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4

Jesus

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
Last government shutdown led to major customs...

Last government shutdown led to major customs delays- hope you guys don't suffer the same fate

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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-30-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 93,642
Posted By Jabba
990 Adventure- the Shorai required minimal...

990 Adventure- the Shorai required minimal shimming to fit- not sure of the model. Used in Colorado for 3 season riding. Old BMW charger that came with my '92 GS and was approved for use in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 93,642
Posted By Jabba
My Shorai crapped out in less than a year. Their...

My Shorai crapped out in less than a year. Their prorated warranty pissed me off. They would only offer a reconditioned unit as a replacement. No more of my money will go to that company.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,591
Posted By Jabba
Can't believe there isn't more intel on this...

Can't believe there isn't more intel on this thing yet.... if it's really going to be released in the States for 2014. There is an industry/public show in Orlando this fall- maybe that will be the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
Honda has a product very similar to Plexus- can...

Honda has a product very similar to Plexus- can is white, pink and black

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-20-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,641,568
Posted By Jabba
Motorcyclist Mag awards a nonexistent bike? ...

Motorcyclist Mag awards a nonexistent bike? Brilliant!

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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-16-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,641,568
Posted By Jabba
If the bash plated mounted between the engine and...

If the bash plated mounted between the engine and the frame, what protects the frame? Never seen anything interrupt an engine mount for attachment- those mounts are sacred. Also- frame is metal,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-16-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,641,568
Posted By Jabba
How would a bash plate cause vibration??? ...

How would a bash plate cause vibration???

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
About $80 for a decent one. I found one on...

About $80 for a decent one. I found one on Amazon for $40 that I'm happy with.

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
6 of one, half dozen of the other! I had to...

6 of one, half dozen of the other! I had to drill out the Torx on my rear brake caliper. All the way thru the hub..... MAJOR PUCKER FACTOR- but I got it done
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
.....Or you could read the thread that covers this

.....Or you could read the thread that covers this
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,708
Posted By Jabba
Both the EXP and Next get shit reviews for tread...

Both the EXP and Next get shit reviews for tread life. What the hell is going on with Metzeler?!

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
My 1150 came with a bunch of over torqued Torx. ...

My 1150 came with a bunch of over torqued Torx. Use a torque wrench, people!

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
Torx drivers are devil spawn Sent from my...

Torx drivers are devil spawn

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,708
Posted By Jabba
From what I can tell, the original Tourance (not...

From what I can tell, the original Tourance (not Next or EXP) is the closest still out there.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 2,158,514
Posted By Jabba
Important to shim the bulb of the HID to make...

Important to shim the bulb of the HID to make sure it sits in the proper orientation to the reflector (front to back). If it's off, you get the light spread that you're talking about.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,548
Posted By Jabba
Exactly Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4

Exactly

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