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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By GP1200
Skene design has a module that provides both a...

Skene design has a module that provides both a flicker and modulation.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By GP1200
The only rumour for 2015 is an Enduro version of...

The only rumour for 2015 is an Enduro version of the S 1000R with the 160 HP 4 cylinder motor. To compete against the Ducati Multistrada. I don't know why they need to compete as they sell 100 Gs's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By GP1200
2009 is a Hexhead and the 2010 is a Camhead. I...

2009 is a Hexhead and the 2010 is a Camhead. I wouldn't fart around and I'd look for a same year used motor. You are just asking for major headaches and probably a money pit going to an '09.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By GP1200
I changed the washer , the generator shaft and...

I changed the washer , the generator shaft and everything else suggested by the K forum guys. No difference whatsoever . The bike would have been so amazing if it didn't have this serious flaw. One...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By GP1200
Givi requires a particular tab that clicks into...

Givi requires a particular tab that clicks into your case. Don't fart around with making your own, the last thing you want is that V46 bouncing down the highway into a car. I had a GSA and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 227,579
Posted By GP1200
Not surprised BMW Canada was not sympathetic or...

Not surprised BMW Canada was not sympathetic or helpful. I never even got to meet the jackass after my K 1300 was in the shop for months. In the end he declared " they all do that"
Try calling the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By GP1200
Careful as I know someone who was paralyzed by...

Careful as I know someone who was paralyzed by his backrest when a car hit him from behind. A car seat supports the whole length of your spine. A backrest does not. Don't want to be a downer, but if...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By GP1200
Your tires are scalloped. Nothing serious, just...

Your tires are scalloped. Nothing serious, just annoying. My Anakees did this all the time. Every single one of them. When the tread is new and tall, as you brake the tread flexes and the middle of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,101
Posted By GP1200
You can't even get it fixed as BMW still has the...

You can't even get it fixed as BMW still has the repair parts on back order. They are at least consistent in their incompetence.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By GP1200
Seems like the Starbucks crowd also like their...

Seems like the Starbucks crowd also like their bikes loaded. My dealer told me he has a hard time selling the base model GS's. Even when are used they are a tough sell as the first questions are "...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By GP1200
Exactly. Be very careful with the K 1300 engine....

Exactly. Be very careful with the K 1300 engine. A lot of them have a seriously annoying vibration from 3000-4500 RPM that cannot be resolved. I had one they could not fix and there are dozens more...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,308
Posted By GP1200
Way too much for a Hexhead. Remember, every...

Way too much for a Hexhead. Remember, every seller thinks their item is the best and worth more than others. The owner should sell the wheels himself and he needs to ask a lot less for the bike. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,625
Posted By GP1200
I'm sure the Rotella T6 will be fine. I'm not...

I'm sure the Rotella T6 will be fine. I'm not happy with the Castrol pricing and really irritated with the growing trend of european and other manufacturers getting in bed with oil makers and then...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,335
Posted By GP1200
Take out the extra 10 litres of gas and the...

Take out the extra 10 litres of gas and the standard crash bars and the GSA will be pretty much the same weight as the GS. Most guys farkle up the GS full of steel protectors and crash bars anyways,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,335
Posted By GP1200
Unless it's a configuration that's already in the...

Unless it's a configuration that's already in the pipeline or even a bike that's on the way, your dealer must be smoking the good ganga. I put a deposit on one the same time as you and it's May...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,335
Posted By GP1200
You just put money down on a white GSA wc. What...

You just put money down on a white GSA wc. What did they say the delivery date would be ?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By GP1200
Make sure you only turn left from now on.

Make sure you only turn left from now on.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 74,067
Posted By GP1200
Eh? I totally agree, for all of the colours. BMW did...

I totally agree, for all of the colours. BMW did a great job with the styling except the dude who decided on the ginormous R1200 stickers on the beak. What were they thinking ? Looks tacky and like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 276,403
Posted By GP1200
I crank my Krista's on high during the day with...

I crank my Krista's on high during the day with no issues. At night they have to be turned down all the way if you're near any other traffic because you will piss them off. In retrospect the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By GP1200
Another pointer is to never fix your bike or do...

Another pointer is to never fix your bike or do home renovations after you've had a few. Very bad idea!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By GP1200
Definitely a very common problem with the Camhead...

Definitely a very common problem with the Camhead bikes. Some say it's not a ping but some chains making noise. Definitely sounds like a Ping to me . It randomly goes away then returns again and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By GP1200
I've used Posi-Tap on a harness in the least dry...

I've used Posi-Tap on a harness in the least dry part of my bike and it was perfectly fine for years. No corrosion whatsoever. If you're that concerned, maybe buy the BMW OEM LED lights installed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,756
Posted By GP1200
This is just wrong . BMW should redesign this and...

This is just wrong . BMW should redesign this and make a major recall. Somebody's going to get hurt. Either you or the car that your case is thrown into.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By GP1200
Look up "installing fuze block on GSW" on...

Look up "installing fuze block on GSW" on Youtube. It shows you a triggered line you can posi-tap into.

I'm going to use the Fuze block to power my Krista's as it is CANBUS friendly and I have an...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 227,579
Posted By GP1200
I have a feeling that with all this software and...

I have a feeling that with all this software and mechanisms altering your inputs, somebody's gonna get a hurting. I've ordered my GSA with zero options. Unfortunately it comes standard with ABS and 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 74,067
Posted By GP1200
I ordered mine last week and asked if the factory...

I ordered mine last week and asked if the factory could leave off the huge R1200 stickers on the beak. Love the look of the bike otherwise. If they refuse, I'll make quick work of them myself.
Also,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By GP1200
I'm selling a complete Remus system for your...

I'm selling a complete Remus system for your Camhead. Hexagon Titanium , headers, Wunderlich controller and flapper eliminator for $ 800. PM me if interested. Works amazing, just sold bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By GP1200
Never actually heard of overheating damage to the...

Never actually heard of overheating damage to the bike. Are you sure they didn't BS you about the problems ? I've had my 2010 GSA in solid traffic at 40 deg. Celcius with 95% humidity and no damage....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,798
Posted By GP1200
Anyone who says the stock seat is good does not...

Anyone who says the stock seat is good does not ride a lot. There is no way in hell you can claim that for long distances. The GSA seat is no better , extra gel or not. Even with the front bar on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,655
Posted By GP1200
February is June in Germany, and Octoberfest is...

February is June in Germany, and Octoberfest is celebrated in September. They are early on anything beer related.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 359,819
Posted By GP1200
When you call BMW customer service you are...

When you call BMW customer service you are setting yourself up for failure. I had a horrific service issue with my GSA and the head office is as useless as tits on a bull. Wait for your locks and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,921
Posted By GP1200
I've owned high end German cars and bikes. if you...

I've owned high end German cars and bikes. if you buy them fully loaded they will eventually piss you off when the first major repair bill is quoted to you . Less is more. You don't need ESA just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By GP1200
I have the dimmer. That's what I mean by "turn...

I have the dimmer. That's what I mean by "turn all the way down" I have to dim them to the lowest setting. It's still a good thing but they can only be used at full brightness during the day. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,626
Posted By GP1200
I have the Krista's and I have to admit I...

I have the Krista's and I have to admit I overbought. Erica's are twice as bright ! I have to turn the Krista's completely down at night to avoid cars flashing me ( and giving me the finger) Kind of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,937
Posted By GP1200
Canada has no lemon laws. Even so, I'd rather...

Canada has no lemon laws. Even so, I'd rather have a bike that's paid for than the little money they would offer on a buy back. Dealers are your friend until something would potentially cost them...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,937
Posted By GP1200
At the request of an inmate, I will finish this...

At the request of an inmate, I will finish this story. After over 12 weeks at the dealer they changed the pulley and all cables related to the Bowden box and claim it's fixed. It's been too snowy and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,970
Posted By GP1200
You had to plead your case that their product is...

You had to plead your case that their product is defective ? Only BMW can make you feel they are doing you a favour. In Canada we get 36 months with no mileage restriction warranty and believe me...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 74,067
Posted By GP1200
I had a K1300R and the shifting could not have...

I had a K1300R and the shifting could not have been any worse if someone tried . I don't know if BMW did that on purpose because of the huge horsepower, or they found some left over John Deere...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 118,690
Posted By GP1200
Ok, so their main business had nothing to do with...

Ok, so their main business had nothing to do with motorcycle panniers . Now their explanation makes sense. Micatech was just a side business. Thanks.
Jesse luggage must be happy they disappeared.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,535
Posted By GP1200
Make an appointment at the dealer and make sure...

Make an appointment at the dealer and make sure your bike is warm, have him check the temps of the cylinders. Or, a friends GS-911. it'll show up right away. Even better is borrow a friends primary...
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