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Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,342
Posted By jogo
The kinematic viscosity of a -140 gear oil at 100...

The kinematic viscosity of a -140 gear oil at 100 degC is about double of what it is for a -90 oil....just saying :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,342
Posted By jogo
Both oils will be fine as long as they are GL5. ...

Both oils will be fine as long as they are GL5.

I once tried the -140 oil and found gear changes much smoother and less noise when the gearbox is warm. No difference when gearbox is cold (as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,633
Posted By jogo
Jim, sorry to read what happened to your new...

Jim,
sorry to read what happened to your new bike and really feeling with you.

When my bike was still quite new I fell over at almost standstill when doing a steep uphill 180 deg swing fully...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6,269
Views: 1,089,111
Posted By jogo
Hi Plawa, I think you have a very valid point...

Hi Plawa,
I think you have a very valid point :wave. I actually wrote a last sentence saying that I was not too sure if it was good idea and that would would have to see slippery the foot rest get...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 6,269
Views: 1,089,111
Posted By jogo
Extended my footrests

Hi,
from time to time I thought that the footrests on my 2005 R12GS would provide a better connection to the bike if they would be a bit longer.

I know that there are very nice aftermarket...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,220
Posted By jogo
Hi, correct me if I am wrong, but while the...

Hi,
correct me if I am wrong, but while the hexhead bikes have some potential issues that might require repair/replacement at some stage if you are unlucky, I can not recall any that could be linked...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,062
Posted By jogo
Jim, that would be great if you would take the...

Jim,
that would be great if you would take the effort to do that :thumb. As the fleet is aging, more people will have to dig down to the clutch.

I did not have to so far, but if I would have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By jogo
Same happened to me some years back on first ride...

Same happened to me some years back on first ride after the winter. I had fitted my new Ilmberger carbon hugger which is fasted on the same bolt (on the wheel side under the nut).
The result was...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By jogo
Hi, I am not completely sure that I understand...

Hi,
I am not completely sure that I understand your question. There is a very good "how to" describing the replacement of these batteries here somewhere. I tried to find it for you as it served me...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,348
Posted By jogo
I'm not in the marked for a new bike and really...

I'm not in the marked for a new bike and really love my 05 R12GS. But, I very much hope that BMW gets more challenged by their competitors.

Having in mind that the prices are top end, the quality...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,428
Posted By jogo
I installed it on my 05 R12GS a while ago after a...

I installed it on my 05 R12GS a while ago after a lot of people reported positive experience on the UKGSer forum.

For my riding pattern it is a significant improvement. I ride almost exclusively...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,594
Posted By jogo
Good advice, thanks a lot :thumb. I'll check what...

Good advice, thanks a lot :thumb. I'll check what can be done in the settings of my DVD player.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,594
Posted By jogo
Thanks for posting! I've watched the trailer a...

Thanks for posting!
I've watched the trailer a couple of times and can't wait to see the movie. It will hardly make it into the cinema here so I hope to be able to buy a copy. On Amazon it says...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,443
Posted By jogo
Its not a good idea to warm up an air cooled...

Its not a good idea to warm up an air cooled engine at standstill :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 240,185
Posted By jogo
Thanks Jim, great help as always :bow Other...

Thanks Jim, great help as always :bow

Other "how-to's" on your site (beside the DVD of course) have been of great help to learn to do my own maintenance. But it's been a while since I last visited...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 240,185
Posted By jogo
Electromagnetic disturbance from ballast

Hi,
I recently converted the dip-beam on my 2005 GS to 55W HID. It seemed convenient to place the ballast underneath the bracket that holds the lower end of the center of the front screen.
I see...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,198
Posted By jogo
Hi, I struggle with the same every time I...

Hi,
I struggle with the same every time I change the oil. For me, in connection with some swearing, it usually works to put it into first gear, lift the connection with a screwdriver as others...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By jogo
Hi, what is discussed here sounds very...

Hi,
what is discussed here sounds very familiar. I experienced the same start problems on my 2005-model. I could not find the systematic behind it and was always a bit scared when in remote...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By jogo
Don't worry, its a very easy job to do. When my...

Don't worry, its a very easy job to do.
When my bike was pretty new and would not start after Winter, I did not not imagine it was the high quality OEM battery, so I pulled the starter out,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By jogo
Sounds strange. I had the EWS/ringantenna thing...

Sounds strange. I had the EWS/ringantenna thing two times. After first time the dealer installed by mistake a new ringantenna of the old P/N, so I went into trouble again.

Anyway, in my case, it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,243
Posted By jogo
Hi, my comment might very well be irrelevant as...

Hi,
my comment might very well be irrelevant as I only can talk about the R12GS, however I think it's not so very different for the 1150.
I recently had to do the valves after about 10000km and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By jogo
Thanks mate, :D as said before, not a real...

Thanks mate, :D as said before, not a real problem but a bit confusing at times. Would be interesting to know if the service guy has an answer.

@diabolik37:
Thanks a lot to you as well, good...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By jogo
Funny front light behavior - any explanation?

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What happened to me yesterday has happened once before (a year or so ago) in exactly the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,798
Posted By jogo
1. Accelerator module 2. Secdem screen

1. Accelerator module
2. Secdem screen
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By jogo
Would this help: ...

Would this help:

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91251
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,227
Posted By jogo
:nod Highly recommended. However, I have...

:nod

Highly recommended. However, I have the DVD applicable for my 12GS from 05.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,672
Posted By jogo
I principle I can see the point weight saving but...

I principle I can see the point weight saving but the battery sitts pretty much where the centre of gravity of the bike is. Therefore for handling the weight there should not make much difference. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By jogo
Thanks a lot, that was what I was after.:clap ...

Thanks a lot, that was what I was after.:clap

For any reason I did not find that myself when searching:shog
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By jogo
When to lube spline at front end of the drive shaft?

Hi,
As I am a bit paranoid I change the FD oil after every season. As I have the old version of the FD (drain at 6 o'clock position) I have to swing the FD down for draining. Everytime I also clean...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,017
Posted By jogo
Last winter I did the replacement of the fluid in...

Last winter I did the replacement of the fluid in all 4 circuits of my late 05 R12GS with ABS.
I had never done that before, not even on a vehicle with a simple break system.
I did read a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,860
Posted By jogo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By jogo
Look here: ...

Look here:
http://www.bikercushion.com/Bike-Cushion-Fit-Chart-s/20.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,906
Posted By jogo
I do slightly disagree with your expectation of...

I do slightly disagree with your expectation of improving any riding characteristics by fitting a light weight battery. Remember that the battery is placed very close to the centre of gravity of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By jogo
Hi, look at Jim's website...

Hi,
look at Jim's website (http://www.jimvonbaden.com/). There you find a collection of excellent pictorials for various service and upgrade tasks :deal
This one:...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,469
Posted By jogo
My first bike was a MZ ETZ 250 (Eastern Germany 2...

My first bike was a MZ ETZ 250 (Eastern Germany 2 stroke) which I already bought before I got the certificate. Had that for a while until I figured that I could not afford a car in addition and only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 862,749
Posted By jogo
How do you like this one? ...

How do you like this one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-CjWfUvqkI
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,988
Posted By jogo
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,132
Posted By jogo
When looking for something else I came accross...

When looking for something else I came accross this one (in German I'm afraid):

http://www.powerboxer.de/Anlasser-defekt-durch-lockere-Magnete.html

Some of the pictures there seem to look a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,038
Posted By jogo
Don't be too sure that the AMERICAN made tools...

Don't be too sure that the AMERICAN made tools these days did not come from a place which name starts on "C" and ends on "hina" :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11,451
Views: 2,223,834
Posted By jogo
They are all air cooled, some just use a liquid...

They are all air cooled, some just use a liquid to transport the heat :D but as you said -splitting hairs- :hide
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