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Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By GSQuester
Hey McBoxer, I was just at the Rawhyde intro...

Hey McBoxer,

I was just at the Rawhyde intro course at the beginning of June - were we there at the same time? Send me a PM...

As for your question, I think there are two ways to look at it. As...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By GSQuester
I haven't, but on this trip part of my route will...

I haven't, but on this trip part of my route will go between Ferndale and Petrolia. Is there more to the "lost coast" which I should explore, or does that cover it?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By GSQuester
Current HWY 1 conditions?

Hey - I'm riding down the west coast next week and would appreciate some up to date info on the roads by any inmates who either live in the area and/or have ridden them recently. I did a similar...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,003
Posted By GSQuester
Got them off with a little help from some liquid...

Got them off with a little help from some liquid wrench. Thanks for the support!

Hopefully the rest goes a bit more smoothly. I'm not that mechanically inept... honest! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,003
Posted By GSQuester
Thanks for the quick replies. I thought there...

Thanks for the quick replies. I thought there must be a metal part above the rubber section closest to the case and tried gripping it there with my pliers. From my blurry phone pic you probably...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,003
Posted By GSQuester
little help?

Okay, so the install overview which the OP posted at the start of this thread is great, except there's a gotcha which I discovered tonight when I finally got around to trying to do the install on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,003
Posted By GSQuester
time to install?

I just ordered one of these for my GSA and am thinking to install it myself rather than pay my dealer to do it @$100/hour (or whatever their shop rate is). Can the OP, or anyone else here that's...
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 89,647
Posted By GSQuester
Talking I just found out about this model of the RIG and...

I just found out about this model of the RIG and I really like the idea of mounting it on the bike like a tank bag instead of wearing a rig on my back. Thanks for listing the outer dimensions, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By GSQuester
There was a thread on this not too long ago for...

There was a thread on this not too long ago for the 2010 GS, but should be relevant for you. And here's a post from it which may be the answer:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,172
Posted By GSQuester
I honestly don't know what to think about this. ...

I honestly don't know what to think about this. I find it inconceivable that running at such slow speed for so long in such hot weather wouldn't change the engine temperature, but this isn't the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,921
Posted By GSQuester
I've taken a couple of advanced riding courses...

I've taken a couple of advanced riding courses from a local school and the instructors are really top notch - one of them competes regularly (and wins) in low speed skills competitions, on a Goldwing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,427
Posted By GSQuester
The OP answered your question, and I don't have...

The OP answered your question, and I don't have much trouble (emphasize the word much), but I have noticed that there are some factors which make it more difficult to tell if a car is actually going...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By GSQuester
Got ya covered...

Or you could always copy what this enterprising inmate did:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8347679&postcount=480

(taken from the Penny Tech mods)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,787
Posted By GSQuester
Here's something to think about when it comes to...

Here's something to think about when it comes to handling this type of bike at low speeds.

I've owned my GSA for about a year now and it was the first bike over 400lbs I'd ever ridden. I really...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
My dealer sold me the 5th edition for my 2010...

My dealer sold me the 5th edition for my 2010 (and it's copyright 2010), so I suppose that's the latest.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,690
Posted By GSQuester
Louder horn - eg:...

Louder horn - eg: http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/2137
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,274
Posted By GSQuester
Could you be a bit more specific? Which Shinkos?

Could you be a bit more specific? Which Shinkos?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
Except that I was told by the service manager at...

Except that I was told by the service manager at my local dealership that there is in fact an entire DVD devoted to explaining the electronics and CANBUS for these bikes, and was going to order it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
Exactly! Just like plenty of people here may...

Exactly!

Just like plenty of people here may not bat an eye at doing a complete engine rebuild, and have the tools and experience to be able to do it, I have enough electronics training to not be...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
I'm sorry I'm coming across so negatively - it's...

I'm sorry I'm coming across so negatively - it's not directed at you, but I really don't think I'm unjustifiably frustrated, or impossible to please.

I shelled out 100 bucks for the factory repair...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
Fair enough. And to set the record straight...

Fair enough. And to set the record straight whenever possible I'm happy to pay for legal copies of anything I want. I recently bought (or rather a relative bought for me) your latest maintenance...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
Right... and the information you pointed me to...

Right... and the information you pointed me to online is all perfectly legal and not in violation of any copyright or other laws...

Fine. What I really meant to say was I hoped that someone out...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
I do appreciate the suggestion, but that's...

I do appreciate the suggestion, but that's exactly what I was trying to avoid... for the same reason most people don't want to have to scrounge through different webpages and random documentation on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
Thanks Jim - so where do I get the wiring info...

Thanks Jim - so where do I get the wiring info for an earlier version... AND all the other electrical information I'm hoping for? There's lots of electronics on this bike - switches, sensors, etc.,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,388
Posted By GSQuester
I too have bought the latest BMW RepRom Service...

I too have bought the latest BMW RepRom Service Manual on DVD so I'd have the tech info for my 2010 GSA, but how does one get the BMW DVD which gives the detailed schematics and electrical/CANBUS...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,214
Posted By GSQuester
Sorry- my bad. Forgot the mounting ring was...

Sorry- my bad. Forgot the mounting ring was extra...

You may have to settle for something used.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,214
Posted By GSQuester
See post #3. You're welcome. :rofl

See post #3.

You're welcome. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,214
Posted By GSQuester
Maybe this one from Twisted Throttle? ...

Maybe this one from Twisted Throttle?

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/1859/332/

I haven't tried it, but like the size and ease of mounting, and it's a lot cheaper than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,179
Views: 219,440
Posted By GSQuester
It's the heat. Not all the electrical power...

It's the heat. Not all the electrical power delivered to an HID bulb is converted into photons - some is just waste heat. So for a 35W HID system let's say 20W is converted to photons (and let's be...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 149,766
Posted By GSQuester
That's service! Thanks - will be very interested...

That's service! Thanks - will be very interested in what you discover.
Forum: Vendors 01-15-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 149,766
Posted By GSQuester
anti-glare bulbs?

Hi Bruno,

Searched for info on this but doesn't seem to have been covered in this thread... For H7 HID conversion kits do you offer H7R "anti-glare" bulbs? It doesn't appear to be an option at...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,025
Posted By GSQuester
Maybe try this: http://www.crampbuster.com/...

Maybe try this:

http://www.crampbuster.com/ (http://http://www.crampbuster.com/)

It's the only "cruise control" I've ever used, but love it. Plus it seems inherently safer to me - unless you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,052
Posted By GSQuester
My 2010 GSA had a bad fuel strip, and I've read...

My 2010 GSA had a bad fuel strip, and I've read of similar problems from people with bikes built in 2008 and 2009. So that would have to be one *huge* batch of bad strips if they're still using them...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 530,501
Posted By GSQuester
Nope, couldn't tell just by looking - obviously...

Nope, couldn't tell just by looking - obviously not a mechanical engineer, or bike mechanic. :doh

As for the rest of my post I wasn't trying to criticize your abilities, or knock small teams in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 530,501
Posted By GSQuester
so far so good...

Okay, another question for you Poolside. This time safety related, and again, please pardon my ignorance if my lack of understanding of how these GS's work makes this a really dumb question.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 530,501
Posted By GSQuester
Hey Poolside, thanks for the assurances. I don't...

Hey Poolside, thanks for the assurances. I don't know that much about how these systems work, so have been doing my best to understand the explanations you and others have provided so far. Part of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,693
Posted By GSQuester
"Hotrodding" versus Warranty

Hi all - didn't want to hi-jack Poolside's thread about his upcoming wonder-gizmo, which I'm quite excited about BTW, and this is somewhat more general a question anyway.

I would like to hear from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,582
Posted By GSQuester
Ditto. More just wanted some clarification, and...

Ditto. More just wanted some clarification, and am glad for the follow up replies so I understand what the deal is. I bought my 2010 with the on board computer, but obviously got more than I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,582
Posted By GSQuester
:confused Huh? Which 2010's have a fuel...

:confused

Huh? Which 2010's have a fuel float? I started this thread because my 2010 GSA has a bad fuel strip...

Anyway, coming full circle on my dilemma, the dealer ended up recalibrating it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,968
Posted By GSQuester
Ok, time to vent. I recently picked up from my...

Ok, time to vent. I recently picked up from my dealer the 5th edition of the BMW Repair Manual DVD for R Series bikes so I'd have (I thought) all the technical info for my 2010 GSA. Browsing...
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