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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By jcwalsh
Battery

Dropped in a new battery and it started right up.

I did not know a battery can show charged and still be dead.

Thanks for the nice easy fix.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By jcwalsh
PDM60 - What did I do wrong?

I installed a PDM60 from Aerostich last weekend and now I only get a loud Click, Click, Click when I push the starter button. The battery is fully charged and I am beside myself that I did permanent...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,621
Posted By jcwalsh
I had the exact same problem when I bought my...

I had the exact same problem when I bought my used 09. All of a sudden the Nav IV would shut off and I would need to restart or even plug it into the wall charger.

I never determined exactly what...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,402
Posted By jcwalsh
Power Washer

Just washed the GSA with my power washer this past weekend. I was washing the Bronco for a car show and ended up doing both bikes and the wife's minivan. Power washing is all about distance. From...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,559
Posted By jcwalsh
You did a fantastic job and I don't think anyone...

You did a fantastic job and I don't think anyone would see fit to criticize any part of what you did.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By jcwalsh
Detectors are legal in Kansas so I mounted mine...

Detectors are legal in Kansas so I mounted mine right out in the open. Some of my biggest concerns.
1. Not waterproof - I wanted to be able to remove it easily in case of rain and also to prevent...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,241
Posted By jcwalsh
I test rode them both and felt the GSA was a...

I test rode them both and felt the GSA was a better fit for me physically and comfort wise. I also wanted to do the farkle thing and the GSA is a much bigger canvas.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,640
Posted By jcwalsh
Gsa

I test rode a new Multi when the Wife was dead set against what she called the "Big Ugly" GSA. The Sales Guy said the demo was broken in so I should "have at it." I found myself doing about 130 in...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,122
Posted By jcwalsh
Ramp

I would still like to see a picture of the ramp you are using. The PO of my Kendon bolted 30" wide 5/8 plywood to the back of the stock ramp with rubberized anti-slip glued on. At least I can keep...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,744
Posted By jcwalsh
Va

I will agree that the VA "LIGHTS YOU UP" at night with full volume. I think the cars around me thought I was a COP as fast as they all slowed down. I was not speeding before the alert triggered so...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,674
Posted By jcwalsh
IT'S A TOOL........ I'm a optimist...

IT'S A TOOL........

I'm a optimist alcoholic. But it is a tool.
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,674
Posted By jcwalsh
Its a Kriega roll. The ratchets, open end...

Its a Kriega roll. The ratchets, open end wrenches, green allens and sockets (M, Torx and Allen(in the zipper compartment)) are all from Harbor Freight.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,674
Posted By jcwalsh
Tool bag

This is my tool bag. Someone posted a great idea that any time you work on your bike, especially at home, use the tools in your bag first. This way you find out quickly what you are missing....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By jcwalsh
Line-x

I had them do a thin coat and only on the outside. I wanted the stock rubber pieces to still fit, and they just barely did.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By jcwalsh
Line-X valve cover guards

The PO gave me a extra set of valve cover guards that had been painted, scratched and stickered. I gave them a quick blast and dropped them off at a Line-X place near work. $20 for both and they...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,744
Posted By jcwalsh
Va

I just received my Visual Alert yesterday and this is how I mounted it. I only got a quick blip during the ride to work today and it did get my attention. I will give an update after a few weeks of...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,744
Posted By jcwalsh
Gsa

For those who mounted this on a GSA, location pics would be very helpful.

Jeff
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 83,187
Posted By jcwalsh
Boots

Model: BMW Airflow 2
Available Sizes: 48 Euro
Custom Alternations: NO
Buyer info: Boot size 13 EEEE
Comments: I have the worst time finding shoes for my wide feet and it was almost impossible...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By jcwalsh
Moto X

More info would be appreciated.

Link to discussion mentioned or the Moto-X part #?

Pics?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,212
Posted By jcwalsh
Rigid D2

I installed a set of D2s last month using a cyclenutz bar. They look great and are very bright. I made the bracket for the switch out of some scrap aluminum.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By jcwalsh
Amplirider & Escort 9500ix

I wanted to post some pics of the mount I made for my Escort 9500ix. I also installed a Amplirider (http://www.electric-avenues.com/amplirider.html) with the remote volume. I now have my phone...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,615
Posted By jcwalsh
All done

I just finished installing the switch and wiring. I wish I could take it outside, but it just started pouring. The switch came out better than I expected. Just a piece of ALU scrap from work that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,615
Posted By jcwalsh
RIGID D2 Dually & Cyclenutz bar - Finished

I just finished the install of the bar & lights. I have most of the wiring completed and am going to mount the switch tomorrow. The total light from the Duallys eclipsed both the headlight and BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,951
Posted By jcwalsh
Rigid

I just purchased the Rigid Duelly D2 (2600 lumens each) and the cyclenutz light bar. I am mounting them this weekend and will post pics. I was amazed at how small the D2s are. The box was so small...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jcwalsh
Will a 1" mount work on 25mm bars?

Will a 1" mount work on 25mm bars?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jcwalsh
Aux light mount - Rigid D2

I just purchased a set of Rigid Dually D2 LEDs and I am looking for some mounting options. I did a couple of searches and could not find anything. I would like to mount them but keep the stock...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,556
Posted By jcwalsh
Can you make it available on Google Listen?

Can you make it available on Google Listen?
Forum: The Garage 12-21-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,493
Posted By jcwalsh
Yes they are Honda 350 carbs. I bought this 1973...

Yes they are Honda 350 carbs. I bought this 1973 CL350 from my neighbor for $400 because it would not start. The bike is in fantastic shape and should not take much to get it going and shined up.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,493
Posted By jcwalsh
Straight Pin-Sol. I bought the Costco JUMBO.

Straight Pin-Sol. I bought the Costco JUMBO.
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,493
Posted By jcwalsh
Cleaning Carbs - HF Ultrasonic & Pinsol

I pulled the Carbs yesterday and took them apart. Anyone want to guess why the PO could not get it running?

They spent the night in the ultrasonic bath filled with Pine-sol.

The final pictures...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,345
Posted By jcwalsh
cl350

I just pulled the tank on my CL350 and am going to "Electrolysis It" this weekend. I will post pics of before & after.

There are a couple of different ways to eliminate the rust in a tank and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By jcwalsh
Added to the Stable $400 CL350

Just pushed over a new addition to the garage. My Neighbor has had this CL350 stashed in the back of his garage since I moved here 6 years ago. His Son made a halfhearted attempt to get it running...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By jcwalsh
Battery Tender

I purchased the Battery Tender adapter for the accessory port and when I plug it in I get a flashing yellow light on the battery tender.

INDICATOR LIGHT OPERATION
􀂾 YELLOW FLASHING - When the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,184
Posted By jcwalsh
Gsa

I just got a 2009 a few weeks ago and it is one of the best investments I have made for purely selfish satisfaction. It is a very easy bike to ride, I am a big guy (6'3" 250) and it fits me...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By jcwalsh
3m

I used the graphite. I got samples of the graphite, pewter and black and then paid for a 12"x48" sheet of graphite. It was just enough to do the tops of all 3 panniers. I like the way it both...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By jcwalsh
3M Carbon Fiber Film

Here is the link to the place where I bought the stuff.

http://www.carbonfiberfilm.com/

3M™ DI-NOC™ is a high-end vinyl from 3M™ from their Architectural Finishes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By jcwalsh
On the bike. ...

On the bike.
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m115/jcwalsh/GSA/IMG_20101022_221111.jpghttp://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m115/jcwalsh/GSA/IMG_20101022_220915.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By jcwalsh
Shipping

I just used Uship and it was $295 from California to Kansas City.

The low bidder was in CA that day and I had the bike in 3 days. Everything worked great for me, but read all of the feedback...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By jcwalsh
3M Carbon Pannier Top

The PO liked to drag his boots across the pannier tops and I am guessing he wore steel studs in his soles due to all the ice racing he must have done. He also must have liked to get off both on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By jcwalsh
BMW GPS not charging

All,

I have about 200 miles on the "New to me" GSA and The GPS is not charging. It is a BMW IV and I figure it was installed by the dealer.

I put a meter on the metal contacts coming out of...
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