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Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By dfwscotty
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/ First...

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/

First item in the list is the reset procedure. Lots of bike tech articles in there but some really great stuff for the 1100's. I printed them out and made...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By dfwscotty
While you have them on the line order a new belt...

While you have them on the line order a new belt for it too while you've got it apart
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By dfwscotty
Sorry to hear of your misfortune. Check the tent...

Sorry to hear of your misfortune. Check the tent space thread for some possible assistance.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869519
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By dfwscotty
If you can't wrench them off as is grab your...

If you can't wrench them off as is grab your favorite high strength epoxy and epoxy a nut to the remaining piece. Let cure well and remove.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By dfwscotty
When fishing like in your case I don't worry...

When fishing like in your case I don't worry about very little item like I have in my tackle box at home. I don't remember where I bought it but I found a telescoping rod/reel combo at a sporting...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By dfwscotty
When you pull the cable apart leave the one end...

When you pull the cable apart leave the one end in the back of the speedometer. Make sure you know which way it rotates from the wheel. Stick the other end in a drill and slowly spin it. If the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By dfwscotty
Skip the rear rack except for small stuff. Strap...

Skip the rear rack except for small stuff. Strap dry duffle across side cases and across pillion seat. You can find size ranges from barely covering the seat to big enough for a major expedition.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,253
Posted By dfwscotty
Your ABS pump is stuck in the "active" setting. ...

Your ABS pump is stuck in the "active" setting. When you lockup the brakes this pump activates to release brake pressure. When u release the brakes it stops. Access the pump, hook up the battery,...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By dfwscotty
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=512119

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=793362


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=980729
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By dfwscotty
While you're waiting for the results of your...

While you're waiting for the results of your emails browse Beemerboneyard.com and look at the prices on the bike parts they are parting out. Or ebay.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,344
Posted By dfwscotty
So what did they say when you called to talk to...

So what did they say when you called to talk to them about it?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,501
Posted By dfwscotty
Please, allow me! :rofl

Please, allow me!




:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By dfwscotty
Hill Country Big Bend Arkansas on the...

Hill Country

Big Bend

Arkansas on the way back home.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,543
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 352,307
Posted By dfwscotty
Before you pull the front tire off the Connie and...

Before you pull the front tire off the Connie and the soapy water test fails put a valve core tool on the valve core.

Once you get ready to remove the tire don't forget that even though the bike...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By dfwscotty
Been there done that, just found one in local...

Been there done that, just found one in local auto parts store. Used a piece of masking tape as a template to see where I wanted it to be positioned then pulled the tape off the visor, slapped it on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 82,907
Posted By dfwscotty
On your world tour be sure to stop by Cozycruiser...

On your world tour be sure to stop by Cozycruiser and wish them a big FU!

Great tale and glad you persevered not only with the Spud but your health too Papa!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,993
Posted By dfwscotty
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=442994...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=442994

When you have some time to browse....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,053
Posted By dfwscotty
Yes

Yes
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,562
Posted By dfwscotty
I know the bike dictates the load but some people...

I know the bike dictates the load but some people worry about weight more than I think they should. I figure that if a bike is designed to carry another person it can carry a few pounds of camping...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By dfwscotty
No matter what you paid you got a great bike! ...

No matter what you paid you got a great bike!

'98 & '99 GS's are the best years for these bikes.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,562
Posted By dfwscotty
Got some time to read? Browse through the pics...

Got some time to read? Browse through the pics and lists in this thread.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=237723&highlight=equipment

You're doing the right thing that I used to do...
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,194
Posted By dfwscotty
Oh my gosh Jim! You showed a license plate on...

Oh my gosh Jim! You showed a license plate on the interwebz. The black helicopters will be there soon!

On a lighter note when I replaced the deck wood on my utility trailer I just picked up a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By dfwscotty
Make it interesting. There and back in 2...

Make it interesting.

There and back in 2 days.

No excuses.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By dfwscotty
Met him for the first and only time recently at a...

Met him for the first and only time recently at a moto meet in Mountain View Ark. Good guy and a helluva a guitar player. Sat around the campfire while he took requests.

Ride on Jay.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-30-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't forget that Cycle Center of Denton handles...

Don't forget that Cycle Center of Denton handles BMW now as well. Still a drive if you usually go to Ft. Worth BMW but less traffic to deal with than heading to Plano. They just recently expanded...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
Posted By dfwscotty
I've wanted to do the same in my garage but just...

I've wanted to do the same in my garage but just on the walls here and there with moto logos and such but hadn't found a worthy projector yet. A few weeks ago the wife and I came across a garage...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-11-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By dfwscotty
Welcome to the asylum! Keep an eye out for...

Welcome to the asylum!

Keep an eye out for the occasional local meet and greets in your area.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 442,726
Posted By dfwscotty
Nice score Mattomoto! Looking at your pics I...

Nice score Mattomoto!

Looking at your pics I see rubber brake lines. Unless you have something else urgent to buy you need to replace those with stainless brake lines. Not a matter of "if" they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 384,148
Posted By dfwscotty
Good to see someone who used their Connie as an...

Good to see someone who used their Connie as an adventure bike and not afraid to get it dirty!

Nice pic!
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,730
Posted By dfwscotty
Don't do so many calculations that you don't...

Don't do so many calculations that you don't realize the tanker at the station stirring up the crap in the bottom of the tank sending it to your bike.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,552
Posted By dfwscotty
He got it out.

He got it out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,971
Posted By dfwscotty
I've never been in that big of a hurry.

I've never been in that big of a hurry.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By dfwscotty
Match a socket with the same outer diameter edge...

Match a socket with the same outer diameter edge of the glass. Gently tap into place. Before removing the old one pay attention to how deep the glass sets into the block.
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,350
Posted By dfwscotty
I've read enough threads in here about...

I've read enough threads in here about waterproofness. I believe it's out there but Im a cheapskate and with my budget I don't feel bad getting a little bit wet as long as I'm not miserable on the...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By dfwscotty
I used a sharpie on my black connie.

I used a sharpie on my black connie.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By dfwscotty
Had heard a rumor of that a while back. They...

Had heard a rumor of that a while back. They were expanding their showroom and had also heard it was for more used bikes. They have a few BMWs on the floor but still working to get it online.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 384,148
Posted By dfwscotty
Picked up a new rear PR3 at my local dealer...

Picked up a new rear PR3 at my local dealer today. Was fortunate they had it in stock. Not that I was in a hurry for it. I usually buy online and the last time I took my wheels in to be changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,647
Posted By dfwscotty
Your pump for those years only runs when the ABS...

Your pump for those years only runs when the ABS is activated with a wheel lock up. The lights are the only things in the system that activated when the key is turned on.

How old is your battery?...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,992
Posted By dfwscotty
Have you taken the basic rider course? I...

Have you taken the basic rider course?

I wasn't a total riding idiot but it really helped me with some bad habits I had along with better handling tips.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By dfwscotty
Denton area here roper, congrats on the new bike....

Denton area here roper, congrats on the new bike.

A touchy throttle means you need to ride more! A good few days of riding and you wont even think about it.

I have an 1100GS and added the...
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