What have you done to your GS or GS Adventure today?

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by PWarren4, Oct 26, 2012.

  1. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    Congrats, Mac! :clap
  2. Bobby Ginger

    Bobby Ginger Cat Herder

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    I lurked that post, very well done.
  3. BigDave75

    BigDave75 Will Work for Food!

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    Great job!!!!
  4. Hikertrash

    Hikertrash Wasted Rock Ranger

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    Looks great! One word of caution. If you plan to take it offroad, remove the possum scraper. The knobbies will eventually rip it off. My extenda fender was ripped off, too from my TKC's.
  5. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    More tomorrow!

    Jim :brow
  6. Hikertrash

    Hikertrash Wasted Rock Ranger

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    Jim,

    Where did you get this part? I want to install a USB port on my fender, but I haven't seen anything with a small enough diameter to fit between the metal hole underneath.
  7. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    E-bay. Warning on this one. You need to wire it to a fuzebox or relay. It has an internal light that will drain your battery over time if left hot all the time.

    Jim :brow
  8. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    Thank you, thank you, and thank you... (-:

    It was a great adventure...
  9. Mikey10000

    Mikey10000 Adventurer

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    Dropped it in the driveway!!! Had the bars turned too much and stalled it facing uphill. Down she goes.

    Those big metal boxes and crash bars on the adventure definitely work.
  10. rgb2cmyk

    rgb2cmyk Been here awhile

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    Go for it. You have my blessing
  11. ghostryder

    ghostryder Long timer

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    Took all the crash bars off, going to send them to get powder coated. Removed the light bar and lighs as well going to sell those and get a better setup.
  12. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Added a relay for my aux lights and USB plug until I can get a Fuzeblock.

    Took a 180 mile ride in the cold and rain.:evil

    Jim :brow
  13. BTL

    BTL No more snow!!

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    :ricky Nicely done. I am complimenting Ironbutt when I retrieve my Triple Black beauty this spring.
  14. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Made a headlight cover:

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    Jim :brow
  15. ElMartillo

    ElMartillo I See Faces...

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    Completed alternator belt replacement today, after going back to the dealership to get the correct part.

    My Hepco-Becker engine guards made removal of the alternator cover quite an involved process, so while I had it off I cut it in half using a band saw. The gap between the two halves is minimal, and it's gonna save me a bunch of time and frustration in the future.

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    Cheers! :thumb
  16. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    Nice.

    Mine has both the slice and an access hole.

    The slice was intentional and done when I got the bike, the access hole was made when a belt failed and tried to extrude itself through the cover. Fortunately, it happened at the crank pulley bolt. I just cleaned up the hole a bit and made it large enough to insert a 17mm socket. Its normally covered up with a bit of black tape.
  17. TEWSTER2

    TEWSTER2 Long timer

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    I cleaned all the grooves in the tread on my tires with Qtips and a pair of tweezers.
  18. mikegc

    mikegc Long timer

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    :D

    Is your wife still pissed off or are you allowed back inside, now?

    Mike
  19. FLARider1

    FLARider1 Long timer

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    I like the headlight cover.......I am thinking I will be copying that one!!:nod
  20. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Took half an hour!:deal

    Jim :brow