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Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By jeffjbmw
Great cover for GS fits RS also....

FWIW: I have a '06 R1200GS and my wife has a '04 R1150RS. I been wanting a quality cover for her bike like my BMW one to resist the beautiful rays of sun here in New Mexico. Well, there seems to be...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 492,936
Posted By jeffjbmw
Well. I own a BMW hex head. And my wife owns a...

Well. I own a BMW hex head. And my wife owns a BMW oilhead. Both with the dreaded servo brakes. Great bikes. Servos work fine, bikes stop on a dime.

So, I was thinking about selling hers and...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-02-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,527
Posted By jeffjbmw
My choice was the 2..5 self inflating camp bed...

My choice was the 2..5 self inflating camp bed from REI. I tried others but in a test run inside the tent in the store..(i dragged the display models over to the tent section and plopped down inside)...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By jeffjbmw
I'd change the oil and the oil filter, maybe...

I'd change the oil and the oil filter, maybe flush the brake fluid and forget the rest. Then as the others point out....ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,161
Posted By jeffjbmw
+1 :thumbup

+1 :thumbup
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,442
Posted By jeffjbmw
Yeah, look at the Large Hadron Collider, at...

Yeah, look at the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN.....a week after they started it it broke.

At a cost of $9 billion, I would have expected better..........It was a rear main seal and in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By jeffjbmw
Nope battery up top, with no vent.

Nope battery up top, with no vent.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By jeffjbmw
I have replaced the lines and have them exiting...

I have replaced the lines and have them exiting by the shifter, low and away from the exhaust.

While fixing them, I found a third line going up under the gas tank. I could not see where it went,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By jeffjbmw
Vent tubes

If I read the tech manual right, the hoses from the tank in the picture are a gas line, one tube vents the tank, the other is an overflow.

I performed the canister removal awhile ago and found...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By jeffjbmw
Removing lower spark plugs

For my 2006 R1200GS,

I was reviewing the BMW Repair CD in preparation for doing a full service including changing the plugs. The instructions for removal of the lower plug's stick coil is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,405
Posted By jeffjbmw
Ride to Riley,NM

Since conditions are getting good for riding, anyone interested in riding to Riley, New Mexico from Magdalena?

I am new to the area and live just north of Magdalena and would like some company to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By jeffjbmw
Magdalena to Riley to San Francisco

Anyone rode Forest Road 354 to Riley (I hear it is a ghost town) and then on County Route 12 to San Francisco?

We rode 169 through Alamo and on to I40 at Laguna last time out and would like to try...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By jeffjbmw
I had that happen and it was the battery. I think...

I had that happen and it was the battery. I think it has happened since even once or twice after I changed it.

Don't worry;be happy.

You have a GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By jeffjbmw
Play in swing arm

I know this has been done before........but.........want some confirmation of what I checked and results. Locking the rear brake and then push/pull test yields .005" play in the swing arm (12/6 and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By jeffjbmw
Yes, I am retiring. :wings That video was...

Yes, I am retiring. :wings

That video was shot fairly close to the new place which is off Forest Road 123.

Wife is going to telecommute. Need to establish some sort of good internet connection,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By jeffjbmw
Moving to Magdalena, NM

After years of dreaming about living in the Southwest, my wife and I bought a place outside Magdalena. Moving for real after the first of the year............

I know at least one inmate moved...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By jeffjbmw
I went to visit Magdalena and the area Memorial...

I went to visit Magdalena and the area Memorial Day. Have purchased a place outside Magdalena up 169 about ten miles. My wife and I rode from Magdalena all the way to I 40 through the Alamo...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,163
Posted By jeffjbmw
:rofl Ain't that the truth. I have...

:rofl

Ain't that the truth.

I have never had anyone touch my bike (especially Bob's)......35K miles and counting.......
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By jeffjbmw
Maybe: ...

Maybe:

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/P3110001.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By jeffjbmw
Or: ...

Or:

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/005-1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By jeffjbmw
And: ...

And:

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/007-2.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By jeffjbmw
I'll start: ...

I'll start:

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/FinalPic.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By jeffjbmw
A call to action: Farkel Party

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/003-7.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,701
Posted By jeffjbmw
DON'T BUY IT!!!!!!! Now. Give me the contact...

DON'T BUY IT!!!!!!!

Now. Give me the contact information and I will make sure they don't sell it to anyone...:rofl
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,692
Posted By jeffjbmw
Well, my experience has been that it doesn't do...

Well, my experience has been that it doesn't do anything to any of the vehicles in the stable.

Since the introduction of alcohol in the gas, I have never has an icing problem, and I remember that...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By jeffjbmw
What model did you buy?

What model did you buy?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By jeffjbmw
07 sounds like a bargain. I'd buy it hands down. ...

07 sounds like a bargain. I'd buy it hands down.

Frankly, I like tappets instead of shims........
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By jeffjbmw
I got an 06, same as 05 for brake purposes. Would...

I got an 06, same as 05 for brake purposes. Would I like the non-servo ABS? Probably. Do I worry? Yep some. Do I ride the bike and love it? Yes.

35K miles and no problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,944
Posted By jeffjbmw
RAM Mount? I bet they have a bracket.

RAM Mount?

I bet they have a bracket.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By jeffjbmw
BANNNNNNED NOT ABOUT GS's..........blah blah...

BANNNNNNED NOT ABOUT GS's..........blah blah blah.......:rofl

Happy Happy..........................

Here's to good weather.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,918
Posted By jeffjbmw
Cool. Happy New Year.

Cool. Happy New Year.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,918
Posted By jeffjbmw
HEY! It was Christmas gift. Chill out. His wife,...

HEY! It was Christmas gift. Chill out. His wife, SO, kid, etc might have given it to him........

Ever bought a gift basket?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By jeffjbmw
I think they do keep the feet somewhat warmer. I...

I think they do keep the feet somewhat warmer. I know in the summer they can get very toasty.

Buy the GS already..............:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,755
Posted By jeffjbmw
I bought one. I suppose it'll never break, karma...

I bought one. I suppose it'll never break, karma and all that. But point is it makes sense and one of those, won't be stuck if it fails kinda things.

Not fitted it, but it looks straight forward.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,776
Posted By jeffjbmw
I have an '06 GS. I think I like the '07-'08...

I have an '06 GS. I think I like the '07-'08 best. (with drain in the FD). Cam head needs shims, I still like the quick adjust tappets. Non-servo ABS, simpler is better, but having them doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,135
Posted By jeffjbmw
How much oil did you put in?

How much oil did you put in?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By jeffjbmw
I lowered my std R12GS with new shocks and it has...

I lowered my std R12GS with new shocks and it has made the riding much easier for me (5' 7" with maybe 31" inseam). I have a lower Sargent seat, but it is very comfortable as a couple 600 mile days...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,406
Posted By jeffjbmw
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/...

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/002.jpg

home made hub for R12GS

always balance, figure the closer the better. Seems to work good.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,406
Posted By jeffjbmw
http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/...

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h208/jeffjoseph/002.jpg

home made hub for R12GS

always balance, figure the closer the better. Seems to work good.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,895
Posted By jeffjbmw
I like it. It saves a few pounds. It sounds good....

I like it. It saves a few pounds. It sounds good.

It is fit to my homemade exhaust.................
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