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Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2009, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,375
Posted By MakMan
It wouldn't surprise me if he took the 950 out...

It wouldn't surprise me if he took the 950 out there one day...

If you only knew TZ like we know him back east! :D
Forum: Americas 11-11-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 441
Posted By MakMan
Labor Day Weekend 2009

So I've got this wild idea to head cross country for a few weeks wrapped around Labor Day weekend in 2009. The idea is to hit as many baseball stadiums as possible depending on schedules of the teams...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,684
Posted By MakMan
What an awesome trip! I had something much...

What an awesome trip! I had something much smaller in mind for myself one of these years. I want to visit the AL and NL west and catch as much as I can in between but the focus is on the West coast....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By MakMan
If you go with the Centech AP-1 panel they now...

If you go with the Centech AP-1 panel they now have a fuse kit that is a simple install. I ran the lead wires to the parking light and there's a channel along the right side of the frame to run those...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,283
Posted By MakMan
I had what the dealer termed an output shaft seal...

I had what the dealer termed an output shaft seal leak when it was in the shop for the 12k service. The leak didn't extend past the push rod (according to the work order) and so they didn't pull the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By MakMan
+1 :thumbup The Remus header has the O2...

+1 :thumbup

The Remus header has the O2 sensor mounting points. Whoever does the install will not have any problems mounting them up.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By MakMan
Why should I rubberize the bottom of the panel?

Why should I rubberize the bottom of the panel?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By MakMan
Centech Layout

There are 5 fuses in the Centech AP-1 fuse panel. However, there are 8 captive screw connectors. Has anyone mapped out which connectors are married to each fuse?

There's a 20, 15, 2-10's and a 5...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By MakMan
Be careful, there's a third wire in the...

Be careful, there's a third wire in the connector. The third wire is there to act as a speedo pulse for dead reckoning on the new Nav III's. Put a voltmeter to the wires. If you get -12V you're on...
Forum: Vendors 08-15-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By MakMan
DoughBoy, that answers a lot of questions. ...

DoughBoy, that answers a lot of questions.



Nice job JVB. That's a great review.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2007, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By MakMan
From State College, head out on College Avenue...

From State College, head out on College Avenue out towards the Nittany Mall. Continue on past the prison and make a right on 144 and head towards Centre Hall. You'll head up over Mt. Nittany and come...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,720
Posted By MakMan
Piling on for the Hammerhead shifter. Got mine...

Piling on for the Hammerhead shifter. Got mine from Andrew as well. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2007, 04:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,685
Posted By MakMan
Did they clear out the entire showroom or just...

Did they clear out the entire showroom or just the Triumph section? :lol3

I found out about having more seats available about the time I got home from work at 5:50 PM. I wish I could've made the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,685
Posted By MakMan
UPDATE: According to Hermy's website...

UPDATE:

According to Hermy's website http://www.hermys.com/ all seats to the 8/6 presentation are filled.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By MakMan
Plenty of light dirt and off roading in that area...

Plenty of light dirt and off roading in that area as well. I have a few route sheets from a few rides we took in that neck of the woods. There was also some single track that was not very big bike...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 70,647
Posted By MakMan
Baldy, It's been said over and over again...

Baldy,

It's been said over and over again in this thread but your talent with a camera to capture life is just incredible. I see the pictures of Gwen in tears and Steve's face with a concerned...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By MakMan
It is possible that the displays looked different...

It is possible that the displays looked different with the units you had. On my 276C when I get to gravel the lines go from solid grey to dashed grey. I keep things at the highest detail and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,039
Posted By MakMan
Oh yeah. I ran a route through some state game...

Oh yeah. I ran a route through some state game lands and hit a couple nasty craters that were hard to see in the shaded light. I bent up a front cast wheel quite noticeably. Thankfully, the front...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By MakMan
We had a fall trip to Snowshoe last...

We had a fall trip to Snowshoe last September/October. We stayed at the summit condos which isn't much more than a bed and a shower but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

There is a ton to see...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 355,042
Posted By MakMan
That's the location I was thinking about but I...

That's the location I was thinking about but I currently have an Autocomm under the seat. I like that where it is but I've seen a couple of really good looking Autocomm tankbag installs. I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 355,042
Posted By MakMan
Can someone post a pic of this? I have the...

Can someone post a pic of this? I have the Centech fuse panel and the relay but I'm not the most confident of people messing with the electrical system of just about anything.

I have set aside...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By MakMan
R1200GS (Blue) in Reading, PA

Putting out a feeler to see if the guy I saw Monday (7/9) at 422 and 47th St. in Exeter happens to be an inmate. We got caught at the light together and you went west bound on 422 as I turned east...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 855
Views: 355,042
Posted By MakMan
Glad to see those panels worked out for you quite...

Glad to see those panels worked out for you quite nicely. They look good!
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By MakMan
I just checked the HF website and both parts are...

I just checked the HF website and both parts are coming up $49.99 for me. Is this an internet sale or retail locations? $20 off is still good but for whatever reason I'm not seeing the $39.99 price...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By MakMan
Like it was said in an earlier post. It's all...

Like it was said in an earlier post. It's all about your backside. If it's comfortable, stick with it. If it's not do something else. The R12GSA seat works for me. It has more cushioning than the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-04-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By MakMan
Cat, Thanks for leading the route from...

Cat,

Thanks for leading the route from Limerick to Ephrata. It was a really good route avoiding slab and finding some really untravelled twisty roads.

It was good to meet everyone who came...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By MakMan
Cat, where in Limerick you heading from? I work...

Cat, where in Limerick you heading from? I work right off the Limerick/Linfield exit these days so I'm learning my way around that area. I'm heading down there and I might have a buddy on a monster...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,474
Posted By MakMan
A new OEM header and Y-pipe will set you back...

A new OEM header and Y-pipe will set you back nearly $1000. That's what the insurance paperwork had as new replacement. The exhaust can was nearly $900. That's when I went Remus header and Akrapovic...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,178
Posted By MakMan
Everything mated up just fine. They had to put an...

Everything mated up just fine. They had to put an extra bushing on the center-stand. The center stand rubber bushing hit the final drive before making contact with the stop. An extra .25" and all was...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2007, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,178
Posted By MakMan
Have you taken the baffle out? I have the Remus...

Have you taken the baffle out? I have the Remus header with the Akrapovic can and I was debating on removing the baffle so I can hear the full system hit that note...

It sounds good with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,171
Posted By MakMan
My bulb went out on a ride a few weeks ago. 6800...

My bulb went out on a ride a few weeks ago. 6800 miles. Of course who knows how "weakened" the bulb was after it'd been dropped at speed. Thankfully the high beam worked and now there's a spare in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,515
Posted By MakMan
I just had some new Tourances put on the bike....

I just had some new Tourances put on the bike. The dealer gave me a Triumph Scrambler to borrow. That's a fun little bike....but I digress. They called me today to let me know that they had to put...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By MakMan
+1 I have the Remus headers with the HB...

+1

I have the Remus headers with the HB engine bars. Piece of cake. Then you throw on the Akrapovic slip-on and well, you get the idea.

But, yeah the Remus headers work with the HB bars.
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,032
Posted By MakMan
Another reference

You can head over to ADVrider's sister site hosted by smugmug...

http://www.dgrin.com

It's all about digital photography. You're bound to get a wealth of information over there from more than...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,477
Posted By MakMan
Akra...

I came so close to getting the double can setup. It fits with the OEM panniers. Decided against it. I went with the Remus header and the single can Akra.

There's a noticeable sound change. It's a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,167
Posted By MakMan
Here comes the one negative to the 4-year old...

Here comes the one negative to the 4-year old playing t-ball...

His first game is...wait for it...you guessed it Sunday 4/15 at 11:30 AM. There's no way to make it to NJ by 9:30, go for a ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By MakMan
Someone usually has their Twinmax on hand for TB...

Someone usually has their Twinmax on hand for TB syncs. The BMWBMW crowd is a great group of riders. I've been to one of their tech days and learned a ton just by watching folks and lending a hand...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By MakMan
Here's the link to the recon pictures posted over...

Here's the link to the recon pictures posted over in ADV Annual Rallies...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4327760&postcount=245

Now for the ride part of the day...
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By MakMan
All I see is little red x's... I know...

All I see is little red x's...

I know disconnected and his buddy both had little get-offs due to some snowy road conditions...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By MakMan
We're meeting at Matto Cycle in Pottsville around...

We're meeting at Matto Cycle in Pottsville around 8:30 AM. Mapsource says about 2:30 from that point to Oxyoke inn. Should put us there a bit early but that's alright too.

One 1200GS and at least...
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