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Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question fog light not working

Hello,
I have a 2012 GSA and one of the fog lights stopped working... or I should say the cable, since I switched the two lights and still nothing. Can you please help me understanding where I...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,142
Posted By 2Vulcans
not an issue

Hi,
I imported my GSA from the US to QLD in 2011 and did not have an issue with the light.
Cheers,
Emiliano
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question ball joint question

Hi all,
I recently brought my 2012 GSA for a check and they found the rubber ring of the ball joint damaged and of course they had to replace the whole thing. Is that normal after only 26000 km...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Shin protectors?

Hi all,
I have a 2012 GSA and when raining or in wet roads my legs get cold and soaked. I am not sure if this is common to everyone but for me a lot of water comes between the tank and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Electrical connections for GSA 101

Hi all,
My question is more related to internet sources than a specific bike question.
I'm planning to learn something (almost from zero) about electrical connections in my 2012 GSA to be able for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Replacing H7 bulb with H7 led

Hi all
I'm not sure if this was discussed before, but has anyone tried a H7 led bulb on their GSs?
Any feedback?

Thank you!
:ear
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Suggestion on Torque Wrench

Hi All,

I'm starting to play more and more with my 2012 GSA but I realize that to do things right I need a torque wrench. Do you have any suggestion on the optimal specific torque range that I...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Jesse (Safari) panniers and accessories

Dear All,

I have a set of Jesse Safari 11' (on a GSA) and I am curious to know if anyone has installed anything extra attached to them, like gas/oil containers, tool tube and others. Also, what...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,694
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question related question

Sorry but trying to avoid to start another thread:

Given all the things that you mentioned about the r1200gs having a dry clutch and all that, how do you deal when you have bad off-road with bad...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Free spinning of rear wheel

Hello,
I have tried to look for this topic and I am sure it has been mentioned somewhere but I can't find it.
I have a 2012 GSA and I have the feeling that the rear wheel does not spin very freely....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By 2Vulcans
I think I may have tried that! :clap

I think I may have tried that! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question for those who own the lowering kit from Jesse for GS

Hi everyone,
I recently purchased the Safari panniers for my 2012 GSA. The set comes with a muffler lowering kit. Because of the flap in the 2012 GSA in the muffler the kit has a new pipe piece. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By 2Vulcans
done that!

They have measured the forks with a plate as well! Everything was fine!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question GSA owners: please check this on your next ride!

Hi all,
I posted this sometime ago but did not get much response, so I'm trying again.
I have a 2012 GSA and few months ago while riding I had the feeling that, while going straight, the handlebar...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By 2Vulcans
same problem!

Hi,
I have the same issue with tourance exp. The dealer and inmates here have told me that it is normal and it happens... I can't wait to change the tires since it is annoying. Mine changes a little...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Decorating panniers

Hi all,

Not sure if there is a thread about this, so in case please redirect me.
I have recently purchased the full set of Jesse Safari Luggage in silver. They are awesome but I would like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question hear this!

So this is what they did:
oil filter (BMW one)
engine oil (elf competition st 15W50)
gear oil (castrol GL5 80W90)
brake fluid (elf brake fluid 500 ml)

I have uploaded a video and hopefully you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Travel Book on R1200GS/GSA

Hi all,

I am not sure if this is the right spot for this thread, so I apologize if it is not, but I thought I could get the most answers.
I like to read travel books but I was wondering if any of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By 2Vulcans
Thank you JVB for the reply! But what about the...

Thank you JVB for the reply!
But what about the more metallic noise? What would you suggest for a "smoother" noise?
Same is for clutch, can that get better? How? It seems rattling at low rpm but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By 2Vulcans
Not another oil thread! Just 1 question!

Dear All,

I recently let the dealer change the oil of my newly purchased R1200GSA and I noticed an increase of metallic noise (especially when the bike is cold) and clutch rattle. How normal that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By 2Vulcans
I actually did not say where it was from. It is...

I actually did not say where it was from.
It is definitely from the back!
Tires are both Tourance Exp, but again they look fine. Few weeks ago I had a puncture that was repaired, but it is very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By 2Vulcans
Free rolling is not much, may be half a turn (I...

Free rolling is not much, may be half a turn (I hear the pads as well) and it does not seem to be any lateral play.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,392
Posted By 2Vulcans
Bike vibrating only when turning left?

Hello,

This might be a simple question for most of you but...
what can the reasons be of vibrations (apparently) coming from the wheel when leaning left?
To make it harder for me, vibrations are...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Asymmetric wear of rear pads

Hi all,

Is it common to have asymmetric wear of brake pads in a R1200GSA?
I was looking at the rear tire today and the inside pad is much more worn then the outside one? Is this something to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question link?

Hi!
Link does not seem to be working!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question handlebar clamps?

Hi,
Not completely clear to me.
In my '12 GSA for example the clamps have more space on the back than in the front. Is it like they should be?

Thank you!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question pics of Tesla led?

Hi,
Would you be able to show us how you mounted the Tesla?
Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,275
Posted By 2Vulcans
in Pretoria

Hi,
I live in Pretoria, if you need a shower, a bed and a meal sometime!
Cheers, :clap
Emiliano
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,476
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question more than one bike!

Hello,

I purchased a demo 2012 GSA few months ago and after few weeks I started to notice the same problem you are talking about.
I brought the bike to the dealer and they first did not believe...
Forum: EMEA 11-20-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By 2Vulcans
Pretoria

Hi!

I live in Pretoria and have some space if you need a place to stay!

Cheers,
E.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Safari bags installation question

Hi all,
I am trying to install the Jesse Safari bags in my 2012 GSA.
As you may know, the latest European 1200GS has new led signals. Do you know what to do with them? Do I need to follow the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Tire noise: should I worry?

Hi all,
I have a '12 GSA with only 5000 miles on it.
Since I bought it the front tire has made a noise that you can hear only around 70-80 km/h (40-50 mph). It is one of those noise that it is not...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Handlebar not straight! Advice Needed!

Hi everyone,

Few months ago I purchased a demo '12 GSA. I still have 6000km on it.
Few days ago I noticed that the handlebar was not perfectly straight (or perpendicular to the main frame) when I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,830
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Garmin Montana mounted to battery or to sat nav power?

Hello,
There might be a place somewhere where this is discussed but I can't find it.
I have a 1200GSA, when using the AMPS cradle mount is it better to power a Montana directly from a battery or to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Reducing the noise on a R1200GS

Hello,
Most of the threads that talk about the engine or exhaust system noise show that most people are not really bothered by the noise coming from the engine or muffler of a R1200GS/GSA. Actually,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Jesse muffler extension in 2012 GS

Hi,
I just bought a set of the Jesse Safari luggage that come with a lowering kit for the muffler.
When I went to add the small extension for the muffler (right where the flap is) I noticed that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By 2Vulcans
Well, the problem is during the day!

Well, the problem is during the day!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Extra tail led light for 1200GS?

Hi,
I live in a place where motorcycles are basically invisible.... even a big one like a GSA.
Do you have any suggestion as far as improving visibility in the back of the bike? I know there are...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By 2Vulcans
Rechargeable flashlight, any advice?

Hi all,
Do you have any suggestion or opinion for good led flashlight that are preferably rechargeable (using may be a cigarette lighter type plug)?
I am assuming it should be more than 300 lumens,...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By 2Vulcans
Question Mesh pockets for cases?

Hi all,
Does anybody have experience with these pockets?
TT makes these? Any other brand?
Thanks!
http://shop.touratech.com/mesh-pocket-for-zega-outside.html
:ear
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