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Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By YYguy
That makes sense. Thanks.

That makes sense. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By YYguy
Oil cooler or oil cooler hose leak advice 1150 GSA

Hi all, my '02 GSA (~45K miles) has developed a very small oil leak. I searched the threads here but didn't see much posted about this topic.

I haven't yet started taking it apart but it looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,483
Posted By YYguy
I just bled my clutch fluid for the first time...

I just bled my clutch fluid for the first time yesterday and these pics were helpful--especially the BMW bleeder screw part # :D

Speaking of which, is there any reason to not just leave that...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,552
Posted By YYguy
Jim, your response makes me think there's a...

Jim, your response makes me think there's a ACF-50 thread somewhere but I couldn't find it. In fact, I found this thread by searching for one. On the UK GSer site, ACF-50 is very popular and gets...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By YYguy
So on an 1150 I can just use the existing wires...

So on an 1150 I can just use the existing wires to install the Nautilus/Bad Boy/Ear Cannon?

Can anyone post a pic of the aluminum bracket used/needed to mount one?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,821
Posted By YYguy
WHat cycleman said. I ordered a set of Jim Von...

WHat cycleman said. I ordered a set of Jim Von Baden's maintenance/repair DVDs and they're great.

Congrats on the new bike. SHe's a beauty.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By YYguy
Here a link to the repair manual...

Here a link to the repair manual (http://www.rbracing-rsr.com/downloads/BMW_R1100(RT-RS-GS-R)_Repair_Manual.pdf). I didn't look for the triple tree but it I believe it has all the torque specs.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,213
Posted By YYguy
I wish! I do like your fork chock though and will...

I wish! I do like your fork chock though and will probably copy that. So thanks!
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 64,800
Posted By YYguy
On it's way!

On it's way!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,213
Posted By YYguy
Man, this thread is giving me a bad case of...

Man, this thread is giving me a bad case of lift/jack/chock envy and a bit of a headache. I don't even have a garage! I do have a barn with a gravel floor. And my neighbor's brother-in-law has a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By YYguy
I've had the BMW (made by touratech?) panniers on...

I've had the BMW (made by touratech?) panniers on my 1200 GSAs and really liked them a lot. Waterproof, top-loading, open from either side, the fact that the top is propped open with a wire, and--the...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 64,800
Posted By YYguy
Hi Dan, I'm not able to get into the webstore....

Hi Dan, I'm not able to get into the webstore. Thanks/Mark
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,441
Posted By YYguy
Thanks for posting this question. I am in Sweden...

Thanks for posting this question. I am in Sweden where we have the same sort of inspection every 2 years. I am about to order a number of other things from Beemer Boneyard and have been going back...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,004
Posted By YYguy
I'll check them out. My main concern is the most...

I'll check them out. My main concern is the most grip on often wet asphalt while still having some grip on rocks and mud and grass.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,747
Posted By YYguy
Let me know if you go to Primus next year. I'm...

Let me know if you go to Primus next year. I'm hoping to have a sidecar rig sorted by this summer.
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,747
Posted By YYguy
Great pictures! Now you're primed for the Primus...

Great pictures! Now you're primed for the Primus meet in Norway next winter!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,719
Posted By YYguy
Thanks. I was about to order a set then saw this.

Thanks. I was about to order a set then saw this.
Forum: Europe 01-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,668
Posted By YYguy
That sounds great and thanks for the invitation...

That sounds great and thanks for the invitation but my travel plans are booked, or at least almost firmed up for this summer. Maybe another time. I'm really wanting to ride to the Isle of Man TT some...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By YYguy
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234400

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=234400
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By YYguy
It's a 2002 GS Adventure. In the US I owned an...

It's a 2002 GS Adventure. In the US I owned an '07 GS Adventure (2 actually but it's a long story) that I sold before moving here. I started looking for another 1200 GS Adventure but found a really...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,668
Posted By YYguy
Hej! I'm an American living on Gotland (three...

Hej! I'm an American living on Gotland (three years now) and it would be nice to connect.

I have an '02 1150 GS/A and there's no BMW shop on Gotland so I'm also wondering if anyone knows of any...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By YYguy
I imagine he knows the market. For example, if...

I imagine he knows the market. For example, if he's in Denmark, there's a ~180% import fee for vehicles. So, even if he bought one in the US and had it shipped (~$750) he'd still be up there or more,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,606
Posted By YYguy
If you search you can find a number of threads...

If you search you can find a number of threads comparing the two. I've had both and they're both great. I currently have an '02 GS/A which I'll probably keep for a long time. (I bought it 2 years ago...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,236
Posted By YYguy
You got a fantastic deal on that. Congrats.

You got a fantastic deal on that. Congrats.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,236
Posted By YYguy
Thanks for that bit! I also have an '02 GS/A that...

Thanks for that bit! I also have an '02 GS/A that I've had for 2 years and was wondering how to tell if it'd already been replaced.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,419
Posted By YYguy
This is on my list for this winter. I haven't...

This is on my list for this winter. I haven't seen the negatives so before I order them, what are you referring to?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,098
Posted By YYguy
I have TKCs on my 1150 GSA but am switching to...

I have TKCs on my 1150 GSA but am switching to Anakee IIIs which seem to better fit my riding and environment. I live on a gravel road and my riding is probably 80/20. The 80 is asphalt with lots of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,004
Posted By YYguy
After doing quite a bit of research I've pretty...

After doing quite a bit of research I've pretty much settled on ordering a pair of these so I was glad to see your recommendation.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,350
Posted By YYguy
Thanks, Easy700! I was about to start a very...

Thanks, Easy700! I was about to start a very similar thread (working title: Calling Jim Von Baden!). Two years ago I bought an '02 1150 GSA from a guy who'd done all his own maintenance and am in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By YYguy
I've had 2 '07 GSAs (don't ask) and when I moved...

I've had 2 '07 GSAs (don't ask) and when I moved here to Sweden a few years ago started shopping for another. Instead I found a really nice priced '02 GSA and am loving it. You might consider giving...
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 904
Views: 132,802
Posted By YYguy
Any chance for another group buy?

Any chance for another group buy?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,004
Posted By YYguy
Hey Doug! First of all thanks a ton for the great...

Hey Doug! First of all thanks a ton for the great thread on replacing your brake lines. I'm curious whether you ever resolved the ABS alternating blink malfunction. I've had a 02 GSA for 2 years and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 133,213
Posted By YYguy
Honestly? My wife is a documentary filmmaker and...

Honestly? My wife is a documentary filmmaker and was a producer for national geographic, so between my wife and many photographer friends I am exposed to lots of great photography. If indeed you're...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 133,213
Posted By YYguy
I only now saw this. Great RR. In addition to...

I only now saw this. Great RR. In addition to what others have said, your photos really rock. You have a great eye. Subscribed so look forward to following your journey.
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,683
Posted By YYguy
subscribed! Great ride report so far. Safe...

subscribed! Great ride report so far. Safe travels!
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By YYguy
Super cool. Subscribed! Happy trails :clap

Super cool. Subscribed! Happy trails
:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By YYguy
Yup. And I'm riding to Norway this summer so I...

Yup. And I'm riding to Norway this summer so I REALLY want to see this!
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,265
Posted By YYguy
Wow, this is really a great video. I'm a 3rd...

Wow, this is really a great video. I'm a 3rd generation Norwegian-American now living on Gotland with my Swedish wife. I'm planning a trip to Norway next summer and will try to connect with Norwegian...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By YYguy
Thanks everyone for the suggestions/input. Sorry...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions/input. Sorry to post and disappear--had a family emergency. I'll forward her the suggestions for coaches/schools. Yes, I think the feeling of being "yelled at" is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By YYguy
Advice for new rider training

Hey all, I have a question that maybe someone can help with:

I have a good friend in LA who really wants to learn how to ride. She was signed up for an MSF course in spring 2011 and then got...
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