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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 170,010
Posted By Desk Jockey
Sooo, how do you adjust the valves? Looks...

Sooo, how do you adjust the valves?

Looks like Von Baden needs to get to work on a new DVD!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,099
Posted By Desk Jockey
the big phat Russell Day Long is comfy! ...

the big phat Russell Day Long is comfy!

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,099
Posted By Desk Jockey
Hey noob, welcome. Do a search on "seat" or...

Hey noob, welcome. Do a search on "seat" or "saddle" from GSpot and you'll have about 48 hours of reading and research material. Long and short of it is that YES, there are lots of aftermarket...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,474
Posted By Desk Jockey
i bought the 'ultimate r1200' tool kit from...

i bought the 'ultimate r1200' tool kit from advdesigns. i bought it because i have so few tools at home, and was about to invest $75 alone in things like the special bmw oil filter remover, special...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 603
Views: 190,582
Posted By Desk Jockey
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3479/3857641899_89d...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,568
Posted By Desk Jockey
Like buttah!

Like buttah!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Desk Jockey
Kimmo's the man. He's helped me out on more than...

Kimmo's the man. He's helped me out on more than one occasion. Good service!
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,421
Posted By Desk Jockey
upgrade to pro! i want to see these pics!

upgrade to pro! i want to see these pics!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,615
Posted By Desk Jockey
Like the color! Nicely done. I bought a rattle...

Like the color! Nicely done. I bought a rattle can of Aluminum White and did the side panels myself. Easy and fun. That little bit made a huge difference to me, but I'm still thinking about a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Desk Jockey
Sorry for the threadjack, Hojo!

Sorry for the threadjack, Hojo!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Desk Jockey
Torx for fork tubes? I thought it was 14mm...

Torx for fork tubes? I thought it was 14mm socket for the nut on top, and maybe a 19mm wrench for under the triple tree?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Desk Jockey
And for fork tubes?

And for fork tubes?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,335
Views: 544,511
Posted By Desk Jockey
Alberta. It was all yellow. ...

Alberta. It was all yellow.

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8,178
Views: 4,155,384
Posted By Desk Jockey
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2521/3857666789_b14...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2521/3857666789_b144f1f061_o.jpg

(PM sent to cerv) Russell seat. Scooped it up used at Marin BMW's garage sale last weekend. Takes some getting used to, but better...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,823
Posted By Desk Jockey
Excellent report. Thanks DeBandi.

Excellent report. Thanks DeBandi.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Desk Jockey
Best protecting, or best looking, best price,...

Best protecting, or best looking, best price, best cooling/venting, best access for oil changes, or best ground-clearance? So many options. Wunderlich, Touratech, Ernie's, Best Rest, and a handful...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,038
Posted By Desk Jockey
Maybe your county department of Weights and...

Maybe your county department of Weights and Measures should pay that gas station a visit. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Desk Jockey
The o-ring DID stick to the engine--but unless...

The o-ring DID stick to the engine--but unless you know it's an o-ring, one might assume it belonged there and mates with the new filter. Intuition only takes one so far in motorcycle repair! I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,970
Posted By Desk Jockey
6,000 miles between oil changes makes me nervous....

6,000 miles between oil changes makes me nervous. I changed it at 3000 miles tonight. Peace of mind.

used 20-50 castrol mineral (dino) oil, only because synth is too damn expensive. you can...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Desk Jockey
... which I would have seen if I had opened the...

... which I would have seen if I had opened the box before I called in the cavalry. D'oh!

Thanks for the help.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Desk Jockey
Middle of messy oil change--help!

Dropped oil filter to bottom of oil bucket. Is there an o-ring I need to fish out or can I put new filter on without it? Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 273,380
Posted By Desk Jockey
My favorite ride report in a long time. Thank...

My favorite ride report in a long time. Thank you! Great adventure.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,448
Posted By Desk Jockey
I was at Moto-Amore Friday looking for k60s. ...

I was at Moto-Amore Friday looking for k60s. They were out. The owner made me a deal on the k76s, which are probably more appropriate for the riding I do. They look like Tourances, except the...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 44,535
Posted By Desk Jockey
Just got my new (2010?) Klim Dakars in grey, 36...

Just got my new (2010?) Klim Dakars in grey, 36 tall. "Tall" still isn't tall enough for me. It's only about a 34" height, if that. I need a 36" inseam. Otherwise well made, nicely vented, yatta...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,101
Posted By Desk Jockey
BUMP for any new GSA paint jobs in the past 2...

BUMP for any new GSA paint jobs in the past 2 years....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,394
Posted By Desk Jockey
Thanks for the advice all. I of course ignored it...

Thanks for the advice all. I of course ignored it anyway. :D

I went and bought the Touratech engine bars for the r1200gs. Beautiful chrome, cylinder-protecting goodness. I got them to eliminate...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 74,984
Posted By Desk Jockey
You chose ... wisely! :thumb ...

You chose ... wisely! :thumb

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By Desk Jockey
Can it be mounted somewhere visible (eg, a light...

Can it be mounted somewhere visible (eg, a light bar)?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Desk Jockey
Nothing like a new bike. Full warranty, break it...

Nothing like a new bike. Full warranty, break it in right, new tires, new everything. New bike smell. I've owned more than a half dozen bikes, but only two were new, and the new ones I loved the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 32,285
Posted By Desk Jockey
Window reflection AND mirror. That's a double! ...

Window reflection AND mirror. That's a double!

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Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,598
Posted By Desk Jockey
In for a Burgy tour! :lurk

In for a Burgy tour! :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By Desk Jockey
Exactly. If my girlfriend ever sees this, I'm in...

Exactly. If my girlfriend ever sees this, I'm in for the 'why can't you do this for me?' treatment. Brilliant mods though.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By Desk Jockey
Again, my question is not about STARTING the...

Again, my question is not about STARTING the bike, it's about whether or not the 3x twisting before starting does anything to smooth out the throttle range after you have started it and start...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By Desk Jockey
So ... it does nothing (unless you disconnect the...

So ... it does nothing (unless you disconnect the battery or fuse first)?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By Desk Jockey
Thanks Phil. I've been burned before! :D

Thanks Phil. I've been burned before! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,081
Posted By Desk Jockey
Twisting throttle three times before starting ...

Is this an OCD thing, or is it a legitimate re-setting of throttle sensors? I don't want seat-of-the-pants pontificating; is it a BMW approved/technician- recommended method of re-setting something?...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Desk Jockey
Customer service props

I've had three great customer service experiences this week with vendors.

First was Wunderlich usa, and Marc, who authorized a return for me, and shipping of multiple items in a single order. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,318
Posted By Desk Jockey
:thumb My Red Baron is about to go on a...

:thumb

My Red Baron is about to go on a weight loss diet too. Like what you've done to yours.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By Desk Jockey
And for anyone else, if you don't have a dremel,...

And for anyone else, if you don't have a dremel, you can hack the crap out of them with a kitchen knife like I did last night. BTW, you'll find a lot more pieces to the knob mechanism than you might...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8,178
Views: 4,155,384
Posted By Desk Jockey
ANother thumbs up here for the white. Paint is...

ANother thumbs up here for the white. Paint is in my red 08GSA's future as well.
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