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Forum: Canada 04-04-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By IJM
You could be right, I'm just going on the...

You could be right, I'm just going on the presumption that auto and motorrad parts are sent to dealers through the same supply chain and therefore if they wanted to any location could order any sku....
Forum: Canada 04-03-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By IJM
Serpa can still order the parts

Even though they don't have a dedicated section, I would think that if you supply the part numbers they would be able to order BMW parts????
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By IJM
Sounds like the adjustor ball joint has slipped out

As others have mentioned it is a PITA, but it can be fixed - Take your time.
When it happened to me here's what I did:

Take the light housing of the bike, don't thnk there's any way you're going...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,919
Posted By IJM
Looks great

That's awesome,
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,324
Posted By IJM
Serpa Gone

I stopped by there yesterday to pick up some parts and found out that they're closing the Motorrad section.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,196
Posted By IJM
I had EWS fault -- was broken wire details below

Note: this wiring and pin numbering is for a 2004 GS1200 --
I think if it's recognizing the antenna it is getting power so prob likely will not be with + or - wires . The reference numbers below...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,215
Posted By IJM
Good one, before I got the bugger in place I...

Good one, before I got the bugger in place I thought I'd end up mounting it all right, or it would end up mounting me.
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,215
Posted By IJM
Excellent Advice

You're right on - that's what I did walk away and let it soak up some sun.:D
Forum: Canada 07-14-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,215
Posted By IJM
Thanks folks

I'll definately keep Rosey Toes in mind next time around. I ended up letting it sit in the sun for a few hours and that softened it up enough to get mounted.

Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,215
Posted By IJM
Tire Mounting Help Request Toronto Area

I'm in the process of putting a set of Michelin's on my bike (1200GS) and the front went ok but the back tire doesn't want to play nice.
I've got one side on, but now working on the other side is a...
Forum: Canada 06-25-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22,661
Views: 2,447,768
Posted By IJM
Looks like its got reading glasses!

Looks like its got reading glasses!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38,367
Views: 10,174,522
Posted By IJM
Incognito

Undercover Canadians trying to fit in:amazon
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,916
Posted By IJM
Think it looks good,

Obviously better to see it in person but looks fine to me - not the same as every other one -- full points.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,844
Posted By IJM
Done with fuel pump replacement

Just had mine done, mechanic said mine was cracked (I didn't see it) so new fuel pump and all's good.
Mechanic was great, dealership dicks in Motorrad = six shades of useless though...shame they're...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By IJM
There should be a GPS plug, pre wired up by the...

There should be a GPS plug, pre wired up by the steering head. Might be taped up out of the way but you'll see it filled with a blank plug.

I'm not 100% sure about the 2012 but there was one...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,762
Posted By IJM
Great response

Very happy with my first order placed through them for tires. Ordered Friday - Delivered Tuesday -- competitive pricing all good won't hesitate to order with thyem in future.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,073
Posted By IJM
It may be that's what happened, though I had...

It may be that's what happened, though I had riding pants over boots. The spill water was pretty deep but I don't think it got over the top of the boot but couldn't say for sure.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,073
Posted By IJM
Combat Lites

I have the CBT Lites and they are not waterproof, I'd say water resistant not proof.
In a torrential rain in Lake Placid they were completely soaked and filled - so was everything else as well.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By IJM
Wipe it off when hot

I had that happen once as well and I was able to wipe it off when the exhaust was hot. Just used wadded up newspaper and most of it came off.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,554
Posted By IJM
Make sure to read the T&C's fully

I was thinking about extended warranty but it stipulated that ALL service had to be performed by authorized dealer...when I pressed for details they confirmed that even oil changes would need to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,844
Posted By IJM
Just booked my service

As expected, piss poor response. Booked for June 11, asked if they'll have a pump in stock if needed - told no have to check before ordering.

Then the 'crack' service advisor advised " I just...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 54,511
Posted By IJM
Thanks for everything

Les/Cath - over the years I have driven out to DSP and ordered on line, happy to support such nice people with my business.

Thank you and all the best in your future endeveours.

Ivan
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,149
Posted By IJM
2011 gs

Two things that irritate me are:

1) sight glass is on opposite side of bike to oil fill, arms too short for the reach around.:wink:

2) of the four fasteners on the bash plate they represent...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22,661
Views: 2,447,768
Posted By IJM
Yup sounds about right, I can't say I've had...

Yup sounds about right, I can't say I've had brilliant experiences with them since the new ownership. Even though they are relatively close I don't thyink I'll be getting my next bike through them.
Forum: Canada 03-20-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22,661
Views: 2,447,768
Posted By IJM
Pat's long gone -- new guy there, not like it was.

Pat's long gone -- new guy there, not like it was.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,259
Posted By IJM
Not sure re US but I was in the same situation...

Not sure re US but I was in the same situation north of the border and the BMW sold, third party underwritten extended warranty explicitly stated "must be services by authorized dealer" . I asked if...
Forum: Canada 11-28-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By IJM
Can you tell me what the procedure is to get on...

Can you tell me what the procedure is to get on and off it ? Man that sentence just sounds wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By IJM
Hey Ken I took mine off pretty easily, just held...

Hey Ken I took mine off pretty easily, just held the nut with my hand and turned the top piece a bit with the other hand -- didn't take much just to loosen it then no problem.

I might just have...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By IJM
Thanks for the feedback, Steve I'm heading down...

Thanks for the feedback, Steve I'm heading down the same thought road as you. Pricewise they weren't too bad @ just under 1600 for 4 yrs coverage but the handcuff to dealership is crap.
I might talk...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By IJM
Seems like everyone else is in the same boat.

Seems like everyone else is in the same boat.
Forum: Canada 10-24-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By IJM
Extended Warranty Recommendations?

Can you let me know what the prevailing wisdom is regarding a good extended warranty for GS1200 in Canada? My bike will be approaching the end of regular warranty in the new year and I'm thinking...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By IJM
No they didn't change the speed sensor at that...

No they didn't change the speed sensor at that time , I had replaced that myself shortly prior (hoping that that was the cause of the intermittant issue). FYI for clarity this was a servo-abs early...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By IJM
Yes, the way it was explained to me was that the...

Yes, the way it was explained to me was that the ABS control was faulty - assumed that with the faulty controller the bike was confused as to wheel speed and differentiation comparison.
Truth be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By IJM
Doesn't sound good

Sorry to say Big Man, I had a similar issue with my 2004. I too checked and replaced the sensor and battery - ultimately it was the servo module that went for a dump.
The pump just stayed on and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By IJM
Fyi

Careful when you replace the valve stem - I believe the rim fitted for TPMS has a larger diameter hole than non TPMS rims.
Forum: Canada 01-31-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By IJM
Sport Sewing Shop

I had a a jacket repaired here quite a while ago and they did good work - still using the jacket 7 yrs later.




Sport Sewing Shop


1931 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4L 2C2
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 21,912
Posted By IJM
Hazzards?

On the '05 I thought that was the switch for the Hazzards.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By IJM
Good on ya

Glad to hear you got it sorted out.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,685
Posted By IJM
Not sure if it's the same on the 2010, but on my...

Not sure if it's the same on the 2010, but on my 2004 there was a brake line support on the right hand side that I loosened - located near the rad - top right. From there the line went down to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,072
Posted By IJM
I think that's a reference to the noise the servo...

I think that's a reference to the noise the servo assist pump makes for ABS equipped models.
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