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Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,443
Posted By darrell
Windshield Option for GSA

On one bike I have installed both tobinators and a laminar lip on the stock screen and have a totally quiet zone with no air disturbance in head area when riding.
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By darrell
CTek 3300

This is what Ted at the Beemer Shop recommended to me. On year 5 with the PC680 in all 3 bikes. I charge each bike once a month for 24 hours and have the last 5 years. Batteries still test out well.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,443
Posted By darrell
Ideas

For the handgrips consider adding a set of O-rings over the current grips. You need 30 each side. Once they get warmed by the OEM heated grips they stay nice and toasty. I got mine from Ted at...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By darrell
Loose Muffler

I had the same issue as you with the lack of a tight connection. I removed the muffler and used a hack saw and cut another 3 or 4 slits the same lengths as the 2 they cut in OEM allowing the clamp to...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,005
Posted By darrell
REI Sale Starts Friday

REI has these camp dome 2 plus tents marked down to $149.00 for 10 days starting this Friday on their Memorial Day sale.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,511
Posted By darrell
Other Uses

They make great lamps over your desk, beside your favorite chair or over the bar counter.

Also good to keep in the spot where you go when bad weather rolls in like we experience in the Midwest....
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By darrell
Poncho Here

I've got a brand new REI blue poncho, unsnapped it measures 54" x 86" and has grommets along the edges, I've never used.

$20 bill in an envelope to me and the poncho is on its way to you if in...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By darrell
If you are uncomfortable with shorts and boots,...

If you are uncomfortable with shorts and boots, pickup a light weight pair of the long pants basketball players wear over their shorts when sitting on the bench or warming up. Elastic waist and they...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By darrell
Engine Noise

I experienced a similar noise 3 years ago on a 82,000 mile 02R1150GSA. Would happened when cold and if it sat awhile. Once in a while I'd hear a chirping sound if stopped and idling. 1200 miles...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,009
Posted By darrell
Hilleberg Staika

3 poles all same length
10 mm diameter
17 ⅛" pole length
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 292,384
Posted By darrell
No leaks

I've rode over 2000 miles in rain; some very heavy, on a R1150GSA and K1200RS and I've not had one leak in either the pants or jacket. My outfit was purchased in July 2013.

My jacket and pants...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,772
Posted By darrell
Best Antigravity Battery Unit

For those of you using the Antigravity Battery units do you recommend the XP1 or XP3 model or is there a better model than these? I'd want to carry on the bikes and be able to use in my F150 5.4 L....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By darrell
Response to Collector Box Contact

I have installed the Wunderlich side stand enlarger which is really a thin plate of aluminum. On the 2002 GSA there is no contact as the top and bottom are welded and flat but on the 2006 model the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By darrell
R1150GSA Side Side Plates

I have 2 1150 GSA bikes and on both of them if I add anything to the bottom of the side stands other than a thin enlarged plate to support the bikes on soft asphalt or sand, the side stand hits the...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 59,012
Posted By darrell
Black Friday 20% Discount

If anyone knows a vendor giving a 20% discount on Black Friday could they post? I cannot find one that includes the Hilleberg brand in their discounts.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,789
Posted By darrell
An Alternative

http://beastriders.com
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By darrell
Engagement Points

I have 2 R1150 GS Adv bikes. The 06 with 24,000 miles engages right at the end point of the release and the 02 with 95,000 miles and has had a slave cylinder replacement engages and always has...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,897
Posted By darrell
R1150GSA Seat Blue/Gary Available

I have collected too many seats for the 2 R1150GSA bikes I own. Decided to part with the BMW OEM Blue/Gary one as do not use. Very nice condition, no stains or tears. There are some very minor...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By darrell
02 vs 06 Model Difference

My 02 ADV has the cat plug and my 06 ADV does not. Both bikes are R1150GSA models. Interesting my 02 does not have the yellow relay in the lower right hand corner of photo and the 06 model does. ...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,351
Posted By darrell
Thanks

I appreciate you offering up these 10 sets. I think they are the coolest means to mount up additional lights on the bikes. Thanks for posting photos of my bikes.

I now have a spare set in the...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By darrell
Rainy Pass

http://rainypass.com/
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,351
Posted By darrell
Dibs on one set

I received your PM with information.

Darrell
MN
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By darrell
King of Fleece Covers

Give Jim a chance to earn your business. They are not as cheap as a plastic bag or some vinyl cover you can find else where on various websites or dealers; but, what you'll get is a cover that does...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 838,644
Posted By darrell
Motorcycle Lift - Easy Riser Big Blue

SOLD

New lift completely set up and ready to use. Includes the beam mount, frame mount and foot peg mounts which covers nearly all BMW bikes. There are several other mounting options available for...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By darrell
Lid

TT does sell lids only. Call and ask if they have something not posted on their bargain page. There are some 29 L. lids in this section right now.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,957
Posted By darrell
Cut Direction Question

Vertical or horizontal cut?

Do you cover the cut with tape once you reinstall?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,897
Posted By darrell
Cutting the Screen Down

I went to a local plastics factory a few miles from me that makes custom plastic parts for cars, boats, planes, etc and they cut it down and sanded the edges down so it looks like to came from...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,897
Posted By darrell
Windscreen on Darrell's 06 GSA

Yes it is the taller version of the zTechnik windscreen. I am 6'1" so ended up cutting down the center portion 1.25" and out 8" from the center to the OEM edge giving it a flatter profile. It is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,082
Posted By darrell
Renazco Seat on HP2E

James used OEM pan and returned the OEM Cover.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,897
Posted By darrell
Serial # 550

Lightly used, owned since new
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 838,644
Posted By darrell
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,901
Views: 838,644
Posted By darrell
Metzler Karoo MCE Tires - Zero Miles

SOLD

90/90 - 21 Karoo 2
140/80 - 17 Karoo
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By darrell
Thanks

Now time to mount the Wilbers.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By darrell
HP2E Torx Bit Size for Rear Shock?

Is the proper size a T55 or T60 to remove the top and bottom bolts to change the rear shock out?

Darrell
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By darrell
King of Fleece Seat Covers

I have used one now nearly 6000 miles. It has been on the bike for 10 straight days on a KY ride where I experienced pounding rain both while riding and while parked at a campground for 2 days. In...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By darrell
Battery Option for HP2E

http://www.batterystuff.com/powersports-batteries/sYTZ14S.html

I too was having cracking weakness or failure to crack the HP2E. Installed one of these this spring everything seems resolved.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,358
Posted By darrell
Adapters Work Fine on Both My R1150GSA Bikes

The positive bracket shown in photo 1 is not the one that came with the PC680 battery I got from Ted Porter at the Beemer Shop. The one shown in the attachment from Rider Warehouse is what came with...
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By darrell
Comments on Rocky's Seats

I have used one of his seats on an 02 R1150GSA for 40,000 miles and it is without a doubt a quality product. While I have other seats as well this is my choice for touring.

Advantage of buying at...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By darrell
Ride Down to the BMWRA Rally in Chippewa Falls, WI

A nice long day down, couple days camping riding the local off road trails with other BMW riders, and a nice day or two back home.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By darrell
Abilene, KS

Eisenhower Presidential Museum in a good stop regardless what party you support. Lots of military history in the museum.
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