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Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By Coma
$37 on Amazon

$37 on Amazon
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By Coma
I bought the Dowco adventure cover. Very light...

I bought the Dowco adventure cover. Very light and packable. Keeps the Florida sun at bay. Foot peg bungees and stays in place in the wind. The cover will dew up under some conditions as I am on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,213
Posted By Coma
Your expectations of the Dealer during a service

Clean in, clean out. 24k just finished, two new tires, fuel pump and rear flange recall done, both new paralever boots. New Battery. All fluid plugs were indexed. Bike operates better than I've ever...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By Coma
2007. Any GS with 40k needs second look at...

2007.

Any GS with 40k needs second look at the drive shaft and the clutch. Depends on who drove it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,171
Posted By Coma
Run out gauge...

Run out gauge (http://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-900016-1?seid=srese1&gclid=CK2E6sHJ3cUCFdcYgQodOaoASg).

Check both sides of the rim.

If the run out is in spec, check the other one for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,368
Posted By Coma
I gotta ask. If service returns are important,...

I gotta ask. If service returns are important, then why is number 2 Suzuki rated last on the buy it again rating? Number one Yamaha rated four from the bottom?

3 of the top 4, buy it again, are...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,731
Posted By Coma
I'm done riding the rough string myself. You...

I'm done riding the rough string myself. You might experiment with sitting forward and aft of your present position. You might consider different risers up/down fore/aft, also examine how you sit....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,351
Posted By Coma
Or at BMW Motorrad...

Or at BMW Motorrad (http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/index.html)

I believe its the same as Off without the handlebars being locked. I use it all the time.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,227
Posted By Coma
That's a pain, but a google search brings up...

That's a pain, but a google search brings up nearly 20 other brands of synthetic. However any oil that meets this spec. can be used: SAE 5W-40, API SL / JASO MA2
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,227
Posted By Coma
Exactly, why make this hard?

Exactly, why make this hard?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,511
Posted By Coma
Drive safe and have a Blast!

Drive safe and have a Blast!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,511
Posted By Coma
Ouch! :eek1

Ouch! :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,511
Posted By Coma
No disparagement implied. :evil I wouldn't...

No disparagement implied. :evil

I wouldn't buy a new one either, well, probably not. I just don't like stuff that doesn't run. :puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,215
Posted By Coma
I agree about consistency and pick one for...

I agree about consistency and pick one for measuring. A couple other thoughts: Synthetic oil always seems to seep a bit more in engines switched from Dino oil, in my experience. The tolerances in a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,511
Posted By Coma
I am seriously biased against equipment that...

I am seriously biased against equipment that interferes with my travels. :deal

I would bet you can take delivery of a new one faster than you can fix it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,459
Posted By Coma
Just what I was thinking! :beer

Just what I was thinking! :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Coma
Thank you for the reference. It has been a...

Thank you for the reference.

It has been a long time since I even said, "diff e q"…..but Chapter 7.2.2 is the discussion on Multi-Bodies, very cool. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Coma
Nicely done, Dr. Greg. As an Aero trained...

Nicely done, Dr. Greg.

As an Aero trained Aviator, I tend to see things from a stability and control point of view. If you add the rider, CM will shift aft and up. Loading will take up springs and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By Coma
In reality UOA is best used for trend analysis....

In reality UOA is best used for trend analysis. Get your oil analyzed before use to set a base line and then periodically thereafter.

A snap shot is good for spotting contamination with coolants...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By Coma
Yep. With the fresh gas put in some Sea Foam gas...

Yep. With the fresh gas put in some Sea Foam gas treatment.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By Coma
Clearly a wasted change, if you are in to...

Clearly a wasted change, if you are in to extended intervals. I like TAN numbers also, it keeps my universe in balance.

"TBN is total base number and TAN is total acid number. TBN is a measure of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By Coma
In the 28 years I operated Jets at an airline I...

In the 28 years I operated Jets at an airline I never saw the size checker used. I'm not saying it won't be if you are a Jerk. I have been gone almost three years now and things change. Halliburton...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,172
Posted By Coma
Clearly the allegiance of the Magazines is to...

Clearly the allegiance of the Magazines is to their advertisers. Imagine how long they would stay in business if they weren't.



What you say is true for a small percentage, like the ones on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Coma
Had tour of the engine room on an attack sub,...

Had tour of the engine room on an attack sub, very impressive! Good on ya'!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Coma
No doubt. Add in; old, decrepit, scurrilous and...

No doubt. Add in; old, decrepit, scurrilous and otherwise noxious and you have the recipe for a photo op. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Coma
Uh…No thanks. Herding that many counter rotating...

Uh…No thanks. Herding that many counter rotating parts on to a picnic table would be scary. :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Coma
I'm old, Phantom's. I sat in the YF-17 demo. Your...

I'm old, Phantom's. I sat in the YF-17 demo. Your logic is reversed. PPPPPP. Wide 3 point is alway more stable than 2 point or what ever center stand is, plus CG is lower on SS. The assumption is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Coma
Guilty for sure. However, it is also why I have...

Guilty for sure. However, it is also why I have over 100 Night Traps without incident.

:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,768
Posted By Coma
Lots of opportunity to fail with this operation...

Lots of opportunity to fail with this operation for sure. When I park I am in 1st gear running. Down with the stand confirms I am in gear and the switches work, it also kills the bike. I never run...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,753
Posted By Coma
Now we're talking spending real money. :deal ...

Now we're talking spending real money. :deal

If your wife ain't comfy on the GS….and you want to do long tour miles, get a real tour bike. Nothing like two bikes in the stable. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,518
Posted By Coma
Let's see… you get 20 more HP, shift assistant...

Let's see… you get 20 more HP, shift assistant and cruise control. What else? You get to participate in the BMW 2020GS Beta test program, plus, you get to fund it! :puke1

Just kidding. :D

Hey,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,907
Posted By Coma
I went to $1k deductibles on everything I own. In...

I went to $1k deductibles on everything I own. In ~ two years I will have saved my deductible. GS/Pickup/Motorhome.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,907
Posted By Coma
Same company. Less than $300 in Ohio, more than...

Same company. Less than $300 in Ohio, more than $600 in FL. Over $400 in FL due to uninsured/underinsured plus 8 months a year additional riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,422
Posted By Coma
I think you are on to it. You might as well...

I think you are on to it. You might as well compare shoes to a Mercedes, after all, both provide transportation. The cost of vehicles and engineered products in general is not the material cost but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,982
Posted By Coma
Truth!!! Younger riders aspire to own BMW's,...

Truth!!!

Younger riders aspire to own BMW's, when they make more money.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,792
Posted By Coma
I shift so as to have the RPM in the new gear at...

I shift so as to have the RPM in the new gear at 3k for normal use. 4k or 5k in preparation to pass.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,422
Posted By Coma
Which is why I bought used. My GS is my primary...

Which is why I bought used. My GS is my primary transportation. Although the wife's truck is available sometimes. Both BMW and Mercedes are over priced. If I buy a sedan, it will be a WRX. I had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,771
Posted By Coma
The enduro tranny became an option on the GS in...

The enduro tranny became an option on the GS in '08/'09.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,771
Posted By Coma
The 2009 is the pinnacle of that series and might...

The 2009 is the pinnacle of that series and might have the enduro tranny that my '08 doesn't. Everything after that is a Beta test for the 2020 well sorted water boxer. :deal

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By Coma
Nationwide...

Nationwide (http://www.nationwide.com/roadside-assistance.jsp)

But notice it says with restrictions and for autos.

I think if you get it stuck in nowhere'sville you're on your on dime. I did...
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