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Forum: Vendors 03-14-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 148,648
Posted By dwestmodesto
Kidala, do you still make a mount plate for blue sea fusebox?

Hello Kidala. The equipment you made for my R1150GS is still working great. Do you still make a mounting plate for the BlueSea Fuse Box? My bike needs one. Hope all is going well in the North....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By dwestmodesto
The shipping is more than the part. Buy a bunch,...

The shipping is more than the part. Buy a bunch, and give them to other riders you meet. I have now given out all the ones I originally obtained, and need to pick up some more. Not many things you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,390
Posted By dwestmodesto
I am 6'2", inseam is either 32 or 34 depending on...

I am 6'2", inseam is either 32 or 34 depending on the pants.
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,390
Posted By dwestmodesto
I am still working on mine. Just got my seat...

I am still working on mine. Just got my seat back from SeatConcepts.com. They mold replacement foam for the stock seat pan, and can make it taller/shorter. They have 3 densities of foam depending...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,012
Posted By dwestmodesto
I would like to know the part numbers and ebay...

I would like to know the part numbers and ebay vendor as well.
Thanks,
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By dwestmodesto
Autoswitch install problems

I bought a autoswitch several years ago. I wired it up recently while adding foglights and a BlueSea fuseblock. The fuseblock has power. The Stebel airhorn I wired in the same day works. The aux...
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,900
Posted By dwestmodesto
Adventure's Workshop?

When I first got my used craigslist GS 6 years ago, I noticed my stock rear shock was leaking. I posted here on the forum looking for a cheap pulloff rear shock from someone who had upgraded to...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,232
Posted By dwestmodesto
My battery in the remote died after 2 hours use. ...

My battery in the remote died after 2 hours use. Now I am having a hard time getting the main unit to charge up. I have tons of micro-usb drivers, but it only charges with the right one.....damn,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,833
Posted By dwestmodesto
I had the same problem, and an inmate here showed...

I had the same problem, and an inmate here showed me the way. Now if I hear a miss, I check the damn cable...pop it back into its spot and all is good.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By dwestmodesto
I tapped into the rear running light. I ran a...

I tapped into the rear running light. I ran a wire from there up to the fuse box. I have used it as switched power for all my other relays as well.
Installing a fuse block now...5 years...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By dwestmodesto
Wiring farkles..

fYou will need to start by adding an accessory fuse block. There are several popular ones out there. BlueSea is the one I have, there are some other ones that are smaller, and have built in relays...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By dwestmodesto
adventure shock on non-adventure 1150gs

Problem is solved. A inmate here has the pulloff adventure rear shock I need. Thanks for the information all.
Merry Christmas,
Dave
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,774
Posted By dwestmodesto
Truck camper info...

I run a 8 1/2 foot cabover in my Dodge 2500 4wheel drive, club cab, long bed Cummins, single rear wheel...not dually. I didn't like the way it rode untill changing out my shocks to Rancho's, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By dwestmodesto
adventure shocks on non adventure 1150gs

Life is an experiment. A inmate here on advrider has offered to trade me his pulloff rear shock for my non adv. rear. It involves a case of good beer...lol. A second inmate here messaged me that...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 243,960
Posted By dwestmodesto
SeatConcepts.com

My seat was dropped off at UPS headed south to you this afternoon.
One more 1150GS seat on the way.
Thanks,
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By dwestmodesto
adventure shock on non-adventure 1150gs

I have visions of the first GS chopper in my head..lol.
Thanks,
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,070
Posted By dwestmodesto
Loud Horn

I have my Stebel airhorn mouned on the crash bar on the left side, just below the edge of the tank. It is mounted to a footpeg clamp. I ground down the bolt on a grinder to get the head to fit into...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,084
Posted By dwestmodesto
Riding with a child...

I looked into setting up my bike to take my daughter riding when she turned 5. On my cruiser, there was just too much space for her, and she didn't feel at all secure. My wife and I also have...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By dwestmodesto
Adventure front shock on non adventure 1150GS?

Morning all.
I have wanted to put the taller adventure suspension on my gs for a long time. I have the front shock fron and adventure that I got used, but have never found a rear, or the center...
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 243,960
Posted By dwestmodesto
SeatConcepts.com

Been trading emails with the guys at SeatConcepts. My 2000GS seat will be heading south to them for Christmas. It will be returning extra "tall" and extra "firm" and with a electric heater...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By dwestmodesto
seat heater in their seat?

Definitely too committed at this point. Traded emails with seatconcepts.com. They are doing the work for me as soon as I can get the parts here, and the seat and heater shipped to them. I have...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By dwestmodesto
I ordered two of the LED dimmers....price went...

I ordered two of the LED dimmers....price went up, I had to pay $4.25 each shipped...lol. I have been wanting to experiment with making heated gear, this will give me something else to play with....
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By dwestmodesto
seat heater in seat....

Thanks, I haven't seen the thread on the Led dimmer controls....I will look it up. I have the OEM heated grips, and have only had off/low/high. It works for me, but I have nothing to compare it...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By dwestmodesto
Any one install a seat heater in their seat?

Thanks for the response. I will post pics if it turns out nice...If it turns out embarassing, their will be no evidence...lol.
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By dwestmodesto
Any one install a seat heater in their seat?

I am getting ready to have my seat reworked. I have never liked the oem R1150gs seat, and the used Corbin I bought isn't much better. I am planning on having SeatConcepts.com make me a custom...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By dwestmodesto
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By dwestmodesto
2000 R1150gs, horn wont work?

Hello all. I haven't had a working horn on my GS for a long time now. I am trying to figure out what is wrong. I bought a compact Steubel for it, but need to figure out what made the stock horn...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,856
Posted By dwestmodesto
Olympic National Forest

Pretty pictures. I hope you enjoyed your first ride and post. The other side of the penisula has lots of additional beautful views. I will be camping on my property just north of Kalaloch later...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,559
Posted By dwestmodesto
Brass Quick-disconnect....not plastic

I was searching for threads about quick disconnects. I smelled gas riding the other day. Inspected the bike when I got home and found one of my white plastic tourtech quick-disconnects leaking. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,778
Posted By dwestmodesto
Pilbara gorges...

Ride sounds great, but for some reason, all your pics are not coming in.
Dave
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By dwestmodesto
Vagabiker in Mexico

Ah, You found PopEyes. I stayed there after having the truckers recomend it while on the same ferry you were on...3 summers ago. My wallet fell out of my pocket while leaving the compound in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,157
Posted By dwestmodesto
gs parts suggestions

I would like clamps to mount lights onto the oem crashbars for my r1150gs.
Dave
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,149
Posted By dwestmodesto
Fall special at Suspensions by Sasquatch

Hey Sasquatch,
I have a R1150GS as well. I have a spare rear shock that has a blown seal. It might make a good testbed. I was hoping to have the shock set up with a spring to handle my weight. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By dwestmodesto
swapping GS for GSA suspension...centerstand?

Hi all,
I am hoping to swap my 2000GS suspension for the taller Adventure version. I have the GSA front shock already, and am looking for the rear. Have any of you tried switching? How short will...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,788
Posted By dwestmodesto
The Twilight Vampire Tour (Dad & Daughter)

Hey Deej, How long have you been in Forks? I graduated from Forks High in 1978. I have a rental in town, so I can write off trips to visit my parents and kids and grandkids by working on the rental...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,788
Posted By dwestmodesto
The Twilight Vampire Tour (Dad & Daughter)

Forks is wet, but not that wet. About 140 inches of rain...but that is about 400cm..lol. It is cool that you made it out to Neah Bay. We sat and watched eagles diving into the bay there for about...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,788
Posted By dwestmodesto
The Twilight Vampire Tour (Dad and Daughter)

Great write up and pics. Twilight has hit my family as well. My wife and daughters have read all the books, and I am just finishing Eclipse now. The books are extra funny for me because I graduated...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,223
Posted By dwestmodesto
Stock GS Windscreen nirvana

Thanks for the post. I have a used ebay stock screen coming in this week. Sounds like a good plan.
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,223
Posted By dwestmodesto
Stock GS Windscreen nirvana

Thanks for the post. I have a used ebay stock screen coming in this week. Sounds like a good plan.
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,096
Posted By dwestmodesto
Dead R1150GS..water damage in heads

I think the valves are actually stainless. They show rust on them, but I think it is just rust that transfered on the surface from the valve seat. The valve seats are badly rusted.

Shop is...
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