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  1. Thread: tire age

    by obiwanbill
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    tire age

    Hey, tire experts! After 35 k miles and 10 years, my GS Spyder SE5 tire is getting bald. Ordered a new one via the dealer to be put on next week. The counter fella looked up the 4 number date on...
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    I've tried wheelchair cushions, inflatable...

    I've tried wheelchair cushions, inflatable hemorrhoid donuts, gel pad...none worked.

    Got one of those on TV where it's a blue honey comb, they put an egg on it and a fat guy sits on it and the...
  3. Kewlmetal luggage rack for 2008 GS SE5 falling apart

    10 yrs ago, my son installed a Kewlmetal luggage rack and of course he didn't keep instructions. after 10 yrs with a tail truck, all of the sudden it came loose in the front, rack is tilting up in...
  4. not trying to be a wise guy, but paying $42 plus...

    not trying to be a wise guy, but paying $42 plus shipping minus a 10% holiday discount for a walnut sized plastic lens that should cost under $10 is very irritating. thinking my only source would be...
  5. no good. lists entire assembly for 42$ same...

    no good. lists entire assembly for 42$ same "offering" from dealer
  6. 2008 GS front fender running light lens

    I have a 2008 GS. the front fender running light lens has 2 tabs that hold in in place, about the size of a walnut. Think the fender was redesigned a few years later. One of the clips broke off....
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    lis plate reflector housing

    Several years ago off ebay(?) for about $12 I got an aftermarket replacement cover box without the wiring for a 2008 GS SE5. It had a clear lit lens for the plate and red lit lens facing to rear....
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    aftermarket License plate bulb cover

    Several years ago off ebay(?) for about $12 I got an aftermarket replacement cover box without the wiring for a 2008 GS SE5. It had a clear lit lens for the plate and red lit lens facing to rear....
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    I just needed one replaced, couldn't get it out....

    I just needed one replaced, couldn't get it out. Seated on bike reaching straight in wasn't working. Called dealer; jerk wanted me to make appointment for a month from now and put it in shop for 2...
  10. Thread: Headlights

    by obiwanbill
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    ah so, thanks shipmate

    ah so, thanks shipmate
  11. Thread: Headlights

    by obiwanbill
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    Headlights

    After 8 years of riding, I finally burned out the left headlight. Per owner's manual, I pulled the dash cluster and the rubber cover but seated on the bike, I couldn't get leverage to pop off bulb....
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    in reverse wheel squeal

    Bought my 2008 SE5 GS new in Spring 2009. since owning it, when backing up, rolling down inclined driveway, there is a banshee like squeal. I frequently hose down the wheels/brakes with Simple Green...
  13. thanks shipmate

    thanks shipmate
  14. ESI cycle produce triople play replacement bulbs

    Had a broken rear turn signal stalk (leather saddle bag wrestled with it and the stalk lost). Couldn't fix myself, so had dealer do it. He put in a new stalk with a factory standard bulb, tossing my...
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    GS 2008 Brakes

    Since I've owned this 2008 GS SE5 (bought new) the brakes squeal when bike in reverse. Asked several shops over the years and their usual answer is "we don't know why, but it seems to be typical".
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    I lost one and dealer replaced for free. After...

    I lost one and dealer replaced for free. After second one fell off, I got one of these from Ebay. I wrapped black plastic tape around the seam where the lens housing meets the black plastic on the...
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    it's a 2008 GS semiauto. Took to dealer, they...

    it's a 2008 GS semiauto. Took to dealer, they replaced the instrument pod. gas gauge and turn signal work great now.
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    I found your reply...I put my question on two...

    I found your reply...I put my question on two areas to try to get seen to get a reply:thumbup: peace brother
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    Ah ha. while torn apart to install Rivco risers...

    Ah ha. while torn apart to install Rivco risers on handle grips, the switch housing torn apart and relocated. Hit with some WD 40 as suggested despite clean appearance of inside housing. SURPRISE...
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    Gremlins in fuel gauge

    Fuel gauge reads full after fillup and starting. then while riding, the gauge reads full, then empty with low fuel light.. then 5 min later, full again, then later, empty with low fuel light.
    no...
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    each bike may be different...keep reort of it...

    each bike may be different...keep reort of it when your lite goes on and you fill up. did you put 4 or 4.5 gallons in? Ther may be a 2 gallon margin, but it ain't worth walking to a gas...
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    rivco risers

    Just got a set of Rivco Risers for my 2008 GS SE5. Good quality not including the time to take off and put the "tupperware", the Rivco took a better part of a day to do.

    The instructions were...
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    how do i fix?

    how do i fix?
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    first time I lost one I bitched to BRP and they...

    first time I lost one I bitched to BRP and they gave me a new one. second time I wrapped black gloss duct tape around the crack between the frame and the lens housing. then I put a dot of superglue...
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    turn signal gremlin

    have a 2008 GS SE5...turn signals work 1/2 time.
    all bulbs and fuse are fine. tried replacing the relay up front..no change. still frustrated as the won't stay working and they won't stay broken....
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    turn signals working 1/2 the time

    I have a 2008 GS SE5 semi automatic. the turn signals all of the sudden only work 1/2 time. Fuse is ok; replaced it anyway. Bulbs ok and 4 way flashers all work well. Relay 2 for the lites I...
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    turn signals working 1/2 the time

    I have a 2008 GS SE5 semi automatic. the turn signals all of the sudden only work 1/2 time. Fuse is ok; replaced it anyway. Bulbs ok and 4 way flashers all work well. Relay 2 for the lites I...
  28. as this was a gerry rigged mechanical hand...

    as this was a gerry rigged mechanical hand brake/not dealer installed(they wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole in 2009 and still wouldn't in 2015)...I found a brilliant auto mechanic that found 2...
  29. dpsmanfunnctioning...this site to rescue!!

    My DPS/check engine lite kept coming on during a 100mile trip...was fearing a 3 week wait to get into the dealer (backlogged in Summer) 3-4 weeks waiting on some backlogged parts from Canada and...
  30. took off the 10 mm bolt above the muffler clamp....

    took off the 10 mm bolt above the muffler clamp. took off the 10mm bolt by the electric switch...not budging at all
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