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    Odds are it's fine, but "odds are" wouldn't be...

    Odds are it's fine, but "odds are" wouldn't be good enough for me without some sort of confirmation from Honda experts.

    Honestly, I'd head to an actual Honda motorcycle dealer and buy the correct...
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    There is kind of an odd point to be made here...

    There is kind of an odd point to be made here about EVs: Elon Musk's antics have turned off a lot of people from even considering EVs. Yet without the huge personal risks he took to launch Tesla, EVs...
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    From this chart:...

    From this chart:
    https://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/specific-gravity-liquids-d_336.html

    It looks like gasoline (vehicle) is at .739.

    With water at 1.0 by definition and ethanol and menthanol...
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    Maybe they don't send as many out during prime...

    Maybe they don't send as many out during prime car fixin' season in the spring? I've never been able to make much sense out of when codes are sent out.

    I can usually find one that works with a few...
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    Less Toxic and Offensive Test Fluid?

    I'm starting to really detest carb work because despite multiple mitigation measures, it's almost inevitable that I'll end up soaking my hands, my bench, and my clothes with gasoline and/or carb...
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    IIRC, I got mine long ago from Mike's XS:...

    IIRC, I got mine long ago from Mike's XS:
    https://www.mikesxs.net/internal-circlip-pliers-motion-pro.html

    These appear to be the Motion Pro version.
    https://www.motionpro.com/product/08-0279
    ...
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    Dang, are we out of codes already? Someone,...

    Dang, are we out of codes already?

    Someone, anyone... bring us a code!

    We're dyin' over here...
  8. Sticky: Sounds like a good plan, Roger. I didn't know the...

    Sounds like a good plan, Roger. I didn't know the tram ride to the top of the St. Louis arch had re-opened; they shut down a few years back to revamp the whole thing, and then, well, you know,...
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    It's not clear why you're doing this when the OEM...

    It's not clear why you're doing this when the OEM gasket is easily available and has a far greater odds of success. If the OEM gasket isn't sealing, you have some other problem, and copper will make...
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    Congratulations! I've taken ignition...

    Congratulations!


    I've taken ignition switches apart for cleaning, and they're always horribly filthy inside. Sometimes there's significant wear to deal with as well if the bike has a lot of...
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    Suzuki HAAAAAAATES redesigning parts, so an...

    Suzuki HAAAAAAATES redesigning parts, so an un-used boss for a drain plug is just part of the oil filter cover casting on lots of GS models. But not all.

    In any case, if yours doesn't actually...
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    I will not be surprised if within my lifetime...

    I will not be surprised if within my lifetime demand for gasoline drops to nearly zero. I'll have to put the hard bags on my electric bike to go buy synthetic fuel for my GS850G in one gallon cans...
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    I think Emgo, HiFlo, and OEM all filter dirt well...

    I think Emgo, HiFlo, and OEM all filter dirt well enough; the main difference I've found is that they can vary in their effect on carburetion. Some bikes are very touchy about this, some don't seem...
  14. Sticky: Yep, there's a lot to see and a lot of great...

    Yep, there's a lot to see and a lot of great roads to enjoy!

    Go to Google Maps, search for Bedford, IN, turn on the Terrain layer, then zoom out a bit. You'll start to get an idea of just how...
  15. Sticky: Good point -- all the deets are in the first...

    Good point -- all the deets are in the first post:
    https://www.thegsresources.com/_forum/showthread.php?260468-2021-Brown-County-Indiana-GS0-Thang-June-10-13-SAVE-THE-DATE!

    At the moment, all the...
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    Maybe you could try both in the name of science,...

    Maybe you could try both in the name of science, and report back to the GSR Hive Mind. It would be good information to have.
  17. Sticky: Thanks for the report, Carl! Many moons ago,...

    Thanks for the report, Carl!


    Many moons ago, we based this hooraw at a chain motel in Columbus with a pool and hot tub.

    Frankly, that was way more rider skin than I ever wanted to see... ...
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    Been there, done that, gave up, bought the OEM. ...

    Been there, done that, gave up, bought the OEM.

    But that was on a different bike. Maybe on yours it'll work OK.

    I've spent more than $12 to satisfy my curiosity before.
  19. Sticky: Howdy all! At the moment, the rooming list at...

    Howdy all!

    At the moment, the rooming list at the Rosemount is full.

    If you have not received an email from me affirming that you have space, and you think you should have, let me know. This is...
  20. Sticky: I just sent a huge big grand email to a whole...

    I just sent a huge big grand email to a whole crapton of people asking for their attendance and room preferences.

    If you didn't get this and you're making firm plans to attend, please email me at...
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    There has to be a race or hydraulics shop around...

    There has to be a race or hydraulics shop around there somewhere.

    I stopped by Earl's Indy last fall seeking brake line and threaded fittings to make my own for a project, but it was actually much...
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    You might check with Cycle Recycle II here in...

    You might check with Cycle Recycle II here in Indy:
    https://newmotorcycleparts.net/motor_parts/valve_shims.html
    They keep a large selection of K&L shims in stock. Of course, I have no idea whether...
  23. Sticky: Well, if we were organized enough to give...

    Well, if we were organized enough to give awards...

    We did manage to take up a collection for a hemorrhoid treatment care package when Don (dpep) rode up from Florida.

    We may not be organized,...
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    It's been exactly one week since I got my second...

    It's been exactly one week since I got my second Moderna jab last Tuesday morning.

    I had a sore arm that night and the next day, and felt kinda meh the next day. Nothing specific, just about 80%...
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    Agreed. Even in a house with limited electrical...

    Agreed. Even in a house with limited electrical capacity, all you'd need is a widget that make sure you're not trying to run, say, the electric water heater at the same time, or that just monitors...
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