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Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By JRMSR
It is a ridiculous design, I ended up using a...

It is a ridiculous design, I ended up using a proper size reverse drill (easy out?) that worked perfectly. None of the Dealers had the slightest idea how to get it out.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By JRMSR
GSA side stand and center stand

I have both a GSA side stand $50 and center stand $50 off 2008 GSA, only 13,000 miles changed to 3" lower Hyperpros, used GS side and center stands.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,318
Posted By JRMSR
I like mine, just put on last month, had to use...

I like mine, just put on last month, had to use hydraulic press at work to take out old stem and put their stem in,
Had to find 7mm allen wrench, for their bolts, one in the whole STATE (G)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 578,078
Posted By JRMSR
I have not seen a report on gas mileage. Running...

I have not seen a report on gas mileage. Running richer usually means more gas.
Anyone have some tankful data before and after
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,157
Posted By JRMSR
I agree 100%, you can cure too much noise with...

I agree 100%, you can cure too much noise with ear plugs, should wear ear plugs regardless of helmet noise.
You can't cure too little ventillation
most helmets with more noise will have better...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,738
Posted By JRMSR
Well still personal opinion for sure, but the GSA...

Well still personal opinion for sure, but the GSA fits a taller than 6ft person better. It has much better suspension/suspension travel, you will really appreciated if tall enough.

I am actually...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,738
Posted By JRMSR
If you are 6ft or taller, the GSA should be your...

If you are 6ft or taller, the GSA should be your choice, almost for sure.
If shorter, you really need to ride them

The GS is nicer for less weight, slimmer

The GSA is much nicer for...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,442
Posted By JRMSR
Schuberth helmet

Louisville, KY BMW Dealer is a Distributor for Shuberth USA.
They carry all sizes, colors, accessories.

I only tried on at the Dealer, not on a motorcycle.
Seemed really nice, not any better...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,844
Posted By JRMSR
Sargent Seat

I have 12,000 miles on my Sargent Seat 2008 GSA, and its only slightly better than stock. Still way to hard. I have a Russell on my RT and its perfect, can sit for 1000 miles without squirming. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 30,598
Posted By JRMSR
Yes what a waste, Hasn't BMW figured out no one...

Yes what a waste, Hasn't BMW figured out no one uses the stock seat on any of their motorcycles (G).
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-07-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,262
Posted By JRMSR
My Sargent seat was better than stock, but still...

My Sargent seat was better than stock, but still uncomfortable, till about 5000 miles. I have Russell day long on RT and it was and is perfect from day one. The Sargent is too hard to be really...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,851
Posted By JRMSR
Their is no comparison between a corbin and day...

Their is no comparison between a corbin and day long. the corbin just beats the stock seat by being wider. Anything wider than stock works better. The Corbin is as hard as a two by four. No...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,799
Posted By JRMSR
I think its another one of those personal...

I think its another one of those personal preference things.
However, for me no question the gortex liner is the best.
I can count on one finger the number of times in a year, I have to stop to put...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 38,152
Posted By JRMSR
I know Honda dealers that ar selling CBR1000R for...

I know Honda dealers that ar selling CBR1000R for $7600 otd
Buell can never compete with that (to the masses)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,999
Posted By JRMSR
Dauntless Trailer Hitch on 1200 GS

Good to hear feedback, I guess I will have to wait for more.
I talked to a GS rider at RA Rally in Canaan Valley WV, he couldn't pull anything with his Dauntless. Said it moves around, flexes like...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,010
Posted By JRMSR
Enduro first

Lower first only, every other gear exactly the same

Like some have said, it still may not be low enough for offroad. But it helps immensly two up, when taking off from stop, especially up hill...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,999
Posted By JRMSR
Dauntless Trailer Hitch

Saw a GS with the Dauntless hitch at the RA Rally. he didn't even have a camper size trailer, just a cargo trailer. He said it doesn't work at all.
So much flex you are scared to death, riding...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 59,593
Posted By JRMSR
Dog Tank Bag Carrier

You have the best solution in England, BAGSTER doggie tank bag. You have to buy the tank bra and then the doggie tank bag. It holds up to 20lb dog, with top opening for them to stick head out of.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By JRMSR
what GRMS is bluetooth, can you clarify exact...

what GRMS is bluetooth, can you clarify exact unit you are referring too.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By JRMSR
FRS / GMRS radio

I recommend these. Two radios with the earphone / mic kits that fit under your helmet, as long as helmet isn't too tight. With VOX on you can talk all you want. 15 miles with FRS, 30 miles with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,476
Posted By JRMSR
You forgot one other big difference, and the...

You forgot one other big difference, and the major one that convinced me the GSA was the right one. THE SUSPENSION
Their is no other Touring / Sport Touring bike with the suspension of the GSA. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,485
Posted By JRMSR
I didn't like all the tupperware on the RT, and...

I didn't like all the tupperware on the RT, and the Weight.

In addition, after having the GSA for a while, all these other things came into play. I am a GSA addict from now on.

with the GSA I...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,753
Posted By JRMSR
Where did you get your helmet, Amazon does not...

Where did you get your helmet, Amazon does not have Large
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By JRMSR
NO, oiling the bolts and nut, makes sure they do...

NO, oiling the bolts and nut, makes sure they do not stick excessively, when you torque, giving a false stopping point. If the stopping point is false, then the 180 degree rotation, will not be...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By JRMSR
Generally it is a bad idea to oil a bolt or nut...

Generally it is a bad idea to oil a bolt or nut and than use a torque wrench on it. This distorts the reading and you over tighten the bolt, maybe breaking it. Most specs are for dry bolts. Best...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By JRMSR
You should not use the torque wrench for the 180...

You should not use the torque wrench for the 180 degree rotation. You could wreck the torque wrench. The 180 degree rotation is way above 100lbs.

MOST IMPORTANT is to OIL the threads and nut,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By JRMSR
I doubt the GSA std pegs are any lower. However,...

I doubt the GSA std pegs are any lower. However, I just made my own lowering brackets out of 1/2" aluminum. Went 2" lower, plenty of room to lower on a GS. My wife loves it now. She still can...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By JRMSR
In addition to a loose valve, the rocker cam end...

In addition to a loose valve, the rocker cam end play, can cause this/
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By JRMSR
My Dealer said and did exactly the same, two...

My Dealer said and did exactly the same, two metal keys is nice
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,241
Posted By JRMSR
NO, only first geat is 10% lower than standard...

NO, only first geat is 10% lower than standard GSA. I could tell the difference but it is subtle. I can tell with two up, definitely pulls off better and that is what I wanted, as two up 100% of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By JRMSR
I am looking at a Sargent seat, but concerned...

I am looking at a Sargent seat, but concerned about the passenger seat. Doesn't look near as comfortable as the driver seat, no wide flat section that I can see. Does your passenger really think it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By JRMSR
Got it

Got it
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By JRMSR
I can't believe you need to clean and grease the...

I can't believe you need to clean and grease the splines at 600 miles. what did BMW do to weaken the spline lube on new bikes. My 2000 RT is at 108,000 miles and got its first spline lube. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,163
Posted By JRMSR
Dauntless Motors has a great hitch for the GS,...

Dauntless Motors has a great hitch for the GS, rated to 450 lb 40lb hitch weight. Its removeable pretty easily.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By JRMSR
Wheel Balancing

I seriously doubt if an individual could tell a slight out of balance wheel, or even a large out of balance. Lots of bikers don't even balance their tires, or balance them with the fork bearings.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 322,464
Posted By JRMSR
Everyone is un aware of a manual override. How...

Everyone is un aware of a manual override. How could you mention it without stating what it is????
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,272
Posted By JRMSR
Sounds about right to me. I ordered mine in...

Sounds about right to me. I ordered mine in early March, actually got generic one that was already on stock order for Dealer, still time to configure. Got it configured my way. Still didn't hit...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,000
Posted By JRMSR
NO!!! you do not want to do this. Then you have...

NO!!! you do not want to do this. Then you have to torque each one 90, cross-x fashion. then torque each one 90 cross-x fashion again.

For 600 mile, and for not replacing head, just loosen one,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,157
Posted By JRMSR
Great Ride

Gary,
Thanks for organizing this, I can't believe how perfect it was. All the riders were first class. I would go on any ride with any or all, again, for sure. The route and roads were fantastic....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 103,746
Posted By JRMSR
[QUOTE=Gadget Boy]Karl, I had a Rick Mayer...

[QUOTE=Gadget Boy]Karl,

I had a Rick Mayer before this one and have had 3 other Rick Mayers in the past, and one on my second bike. I found I needed to raise the front of the saddle in order for...
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