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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By ultane
Tire Change Newbie : Any help welcome

Haven't read the responses, but tubeless tires are significantly more difficult to 'spoon' on and off than tubed tires. BestRest products has some great equipment and an instructional DVD that will...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,669
Posted By ultane
How much air did he put in the tires?

How much air did he put in the tires?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 875
Posted By ultane
Kamikaze Duck

There was a great video clip on the Z-Technic website a few years ago of one of their screens deflecting a shotgun blast. I don't know if it is still there.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,653
Posted By ultane
_cy_ Thanks for your contributions!!

_cy_

Thanks for your contributions!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,916
Posted By ultane
GSA or R1200RT

Any pu$$y can ride a 650 dual sport off road. You'll just be one of the guys. Get the GSA, with TKC's, and show your 'friends' how a real man does it. Everyone who's EVER ridden on the back of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,998
Posted By ultane
BMW is now said to be covering the fuel strip...

BMW is now said to be covering the fuel strip under warranty for 12 years IIRC.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,032
Posted By ultane
R1200GS Adventure... Next question...

R1200GS Adventure...

Next question...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By ultane
Great question DaveCR!!! I think the BMW...

Great question DaveCR!!!

I think the BMW system has at least two mechanisms (motors) to malfunction. The preload adjuster, and the rebound dampening adjuster mechanism. I have NO idea how often...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By ultane
The bike will charge an odessey, just not as good...

The bike will charge an odessey, just not as good as the specified charging algorithm. But I might be wrong. Just ask my X.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By ultane
There's a battery thread here that you should...

There's a battery thread here that you should spend some time reading. The odyssey batteries require a specific charge cycle to totally charge.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By ultane
Odyssey sells a charger that is specially...

Odyssey sells a charger that is specially designed for their batteries.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By ultane
Problems running Gerbing Heated Gear on GS F 700

On my '13 F700GS, I connected TWO Gerbings pigtails directly to the battery, and have run TWO Gerbings jackets on the bike with ZERO problems.

You would get more replies if this were posted in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By ultane
Ohlins Upgrade on '11GS

I think the Ohlins were $1600 back in '09, and I think I paid about the same for the Wilber's in early '12. Both were worth the money. I would have still bought Wilbur's even if the '11 GSA did not...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,880
Posted By ultane
Ohlins Upgrade on '11GS

The seals blew out on my new '07 GSA in the first year of ownership. I replaced them with Ohlins and was extremely happy with my choice. I replaced the OEM ESA shocks on my new '11 GSA, with WILBERS...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By ultane
My BMW branded battery charger works perfectly on...

My BMW branded battery charger works perfectly on my 07 GSA and my 13 F700GS, but ALWAYS gave the error light on my 2011 GSA, even after the appropriate handshake with the ZFE.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By ultane
You made a 2014 GSA a dog food hauler. You...

You made a 2014 GSA a dog food hauler. You deserved the yellow triangle Stink Eye....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By ultane
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By ultane
Windscreen choices? '07 GSA

I put the largest Cee Bailey on my '07 GSA one winter years ago in order to block more wind. It worked good, but I didn't need it after I bought heated gear. I could be talked out of it since I no...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By ultane
^^this^^ Especially if the bike has had a...

^^this^^

Especially if the bike has had a hard landing on the right side of the handle bars when taking a short nap on the right side.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,477
Posted By ultane
GSA Low Beam Bulbs Repeatedly Burn Out..Why?

Just had the fog lamp relay replaced.. What a beoch.

Tried to trouble shoot with the GS911 before a trip to the shop. No go. The fogs are an accessory (even on the GSA's) and don't show up on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By ultane
That really bites. Hope you get somewhere back...

That really bites. Hope you get somewhere back close to normal. It took 11 months not to hurt with every breath, after I broke some ribs when a ftard ran me off the road. The worst was just not being...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
No bumps on my front A3 yet, but they could show...

No bumps on my front A3 yet, but they could show up later. The weird bumps were on the last set of A2's a while ago on the '11 ADV, and currently on the A2's on the '07 ADV. The A3 currently on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By ultane
How much to replace the final drive?

I was quoted $700 by Cycle Specialties in Modesto to replace the final drive bearing on my 2011 Adventure, but then they realized bike was still in warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,739
Posted By ultane
I think they are going to cover the dreaded fuel...

I think they are going to cover the dreaded fuel strip failure for 12 years as a warranty repair.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By ultane
Damn Kip,... Are you OK?

Damn Kip,... Are you OK?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
I installed top of the line Ohlins on my 2007...

I installed top of the line Ohlins on my 2007 GSA, ran TWO sets of A2's on the bike. Both front tires wore very unevenly. One was cupped, the other had funny looking bumps that raised up form the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
Now that the Anakee 3 has been out for a while...

The dealer agreed to put Anakees on the bike before I took delivery, simply because I wanted Michelin tires. The OEM tires on the bike were Tourances. The other GS Adventure on the showroom floor had...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
The original Anakee (1's) on my 2007 1200 GSA...

The original Anakee (1's) on my 2007 1200 GSA never cupped, never had the odd wear pattern. Just the A 2's and A 3's. Go figure.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
Telelever Huh? Crap... Not getting another...

Telelever Huh?

Crap... Not getting another bike.. Love my 1200GS Adv's too much.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
Yes, I've changed several Anakees, Anakee 2's,...

Yes, I've changed several Anakees, Anakee 2's, and Anakee 3's. Technique is EVERYTHING. The BeadBreakR is a tremendous help in breaking the bead.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
Now that the Anakee 3 has been out for a while...

The Anakee 3 was my last shot at sticking with Michelins. I've bought nothing but Michelins for my cars, my children's cars, my truck, and my bikes (with the exception of a few sets of TKC's) for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By ultane
The DOT (or the NTSB?) has a new website that you...

The DOT (or the NTSB?) has a new website that you can plug you motorcycle VIN into and it will let you know if there are any recalls on your motorcycle.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
I've been instructed by a BMW dealer and the...

I've been instructed by a BMW dealer and the Beemershop to use 41 and 43 psi. I currently have 41 and 41.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,676
Posted By ultane
Now that the Anakee 3 has been out for a while...

I really like mine. Great traction wet or dry, especially in the twisties. But after about 5,000 miles my front Anakee 3 is starting to cup and wear very unevenly just like my last Anakee 2!!...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,331
Posted By ultane
Handlebar switches malfunction may be common for 2013 F800Gs

Damn... Mine on my '13 F700GS are starting to go... [emoji37][emoji37][emoji37][emoji37]
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By ultane
Mine too.

Mine too.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By ultane
Has Anyone Damaged A GS or GSA Engine Case/Sump From An Impact?

I too chose the heavy duty BMW bash plate because of the gnarly rubber spacer that fits into the fins on the bottom of the engine and the added protection of the exhaust system. I haven't had any...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By ultane
Anakee 3 noise on a pre 2014 gsa 1200 ?

I never heard the Anakee III tire noise until I had a 40 mph tail wind, and pulled in the clutch lever at 55 mph on my '11 GSA. Then, and only then did the tire noise become noticeable. But I do...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By ultane
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,309
Posted By ultane
2014 GSA ESA fail

The ESA also adjusts up to 10 mm of preload, IIRC.
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