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Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 829
Posted By Callisto224
Well, my 2009 has had a few fuel strips. I think...

Well, my 2009 has had a few fuel strips. I think they went back to the floats in 2010. On the plus side, the first one last several thousand miles and so has the last one. But the second one only...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,979
Posted By Callisto224
nothing yet! :huh

nothing yet! :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By Callisto224
Had the same problem on my 2009 12GS until Jim...

Had the same problem on my 2009 12GS until Jim educated me. I didn't even realize I was pulling in the clutch (I leave it parked in 1st gear) until I started paying attention to the sequence I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,109
Posted By Callisto224
I did not reroute any cables and I was able to...

I did not reroute any cables and I was able to turn the handlebars from lock to lock and the idle did not change so I think I'm good. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,246
Posted By Callisto224
I used this on my 2009 12GS. You can find them...

I used this on my 2009 12GS. You can find them at CycleNutz, FleaBay, etc. They cost around 35 bucks and come with some hardware for mounting. Do a google search for "Mini Handlebar Headlight...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,109
Posted By Callisto224
Have them on my 2009 1200GS, does that count? ...

Have them on my 2009 1200GS, does that count? They work great. :clap
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,269
Posted By Callisto224
Bought a universal remote from Home Depot and...

Bought a universal remote from Home Depot and mounted it with velcro to the right side of the Touratech cockpit cover (flat area next to lcd display). Has some protection from the windshield and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,635
Posted By Callisto224
Okay, so which Sargent? Looks like they now have...

Okay, so which Sargent? Looks like they now have two models for the 12GS, World Sport Adventure and World Sport Performance. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,635
Posted By Callisto224
Everyone seems to love the Russell Day Long, not...

Everyone seems to love the Russell Day Long, not me. I've had one for about a year and a half, sent it back once for some tweaks, still don't like it. Think I'll sell it this spring and try...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,566
Posted By Callisto224
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By Callisto224
Search is your friend

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812975&highlight=seat+latch
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 14,736
Posted By Callisto224
I've have not found that to be the case on my...

I've have not found that to be the case on my 2009 12GS. How about more specifics on your bike? Year? GS/GSA? Mileage? Tires? :huh
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By Callisto224
So, anybody have any good advice for heated pant...

So, anybody have any good advice for heated pant liners? There are a few brands out there but not really any comparisons. I'd like a pair that are more like long underwear so I can wear jeans or...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By Callisto224
Rox

Rox risers for me too! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By Callisto224
Another vote for Beemer Boneyard

I really like their maintenance kits. Oh, and their prices. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,024
Posted By Callisto224
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By Callisto224
Why? :huh

Why? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Callisto224
+1 :d

+1 :d
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By Callisto224
Do a search here. Tons of info (and happy...

Do a search here. Tons of info (and happy customers).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,256
Posted By Callisto224
JetSpeed, you have to decide if it's enjoyable...

JetSpeed, you have to decide if it's enjoyable and worth your time to work on your bike. If not, find a good independent shop that has some experience with BMW's (not always possible, I know).
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,146
Posted By Callisto224
This! :clap The OP mentioned a 600 mile...

This! :clap

The OP mentioned a 600 mile trip. Can't imagine he was talking about going 600 miles off road!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,146
Posted By Callisto224
It's a 600 mile trip, I doubt very much he's...

It's a 600 mile trip, I doubt very much he's going all off road to get there. My point is still valid, either interstate or surface streets if he somehow "...punch(es) a hole in the valve cover", it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,146
Posted By Callisto224
Since the OP is riding on the interstate, I doubt...

Since the OP is riding on the interstate, I doubt it would be a 4 hour ride for anyone to find him some oil! (assuming he somehow "...punched a hole in the valve cover" while traveling down the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,318
Posted By Callisto224
I used an AirHawk before I got my Russell Day...

I used an AirHawk before I got my Russell Day Long. It worked well and the floaty feeling never bothered me. Just fill it with air, then sit on it and let out the air until your butt just starts to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,452
Posted By Callisto224
Honda Bright. Spray it on, spray it off with a...

Honda Bright. Spray it on, spray it off with a garden hose. For heavy crud, spray it on and let it sit for 5 minutes or so, use a scrub brush then rinse with a garden hose.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By Callisto224
eBay

But it here on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BoosterPlug-BMW-R1200GS-Plug-and-Play-and-Enjoy-Forget-the-Power-Commander-/121129137800?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item1c33dbf688&vxp=mtr
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,500
Posted By Callisto224
earinc.com I bought the iplugz and they work...

earinc.com I bought the iplugz and they work great with or without my ipod hooked up.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By Callisto224
Oil changes are pretty simple to do yourself and...

Oil changes are pretty simple to do yourself and will also give you a change to check out areas on your bike that you don't normally look at, hopefully preventing a problem before it's too late. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,474
Posted By Callisto224
My 2009 12GS gets a little buzzy over 4000rpm but...

My 2009 12GS gets a little buzzy over 4000rpm but I've had no problems with overheating or reduced gas mileage (usually around 46 mpg on the highway)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By Callisto224
I agree with Lensgrinder, after 5 years you're...

I agree with Lensgrinder, after 5 years you're pretty much on your own. Although I'm sure the dealer will gladly charge you another 500 buck to fix it!

There's gotta be a simple way to take it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Callisto224
I've heard that if you remove the canister, it...

I've heard that if you remove the canister, it will void your warranty (might be different laws regarding this in each state or country), Clean Air Act or some crap. Maybe you can pull the vent...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,521
Posted By Callisto224
It comes down to your own piece of mind. When I...

It comes down to your own piece of mind. When I had a flat and plugged it (to get home), I replaced it as soon as I could because I would have always worried about it. I hear that plugs can last...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Callisto224
First, my 2009 12GS has the canister in the...

First, my 2009 12GS has the canister in the front, near the right fork. Must be the older models that have it at the back of the bike.

Second, are you over-filling the gas tank? I can't think of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,096
Posted By Callisto224
This is what I was asking about. If car...

This is what I was asking about. If car companies can make their vehicles run on E-10, E15 and even E-85, why don't the bike (lawn mower, ATV and other small engine) manufacturers do the same?
...
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,106
Posted By Callisto224
How about an update? How is your recovery coming...

How about an update? How is your recovery coming along? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Callisto224
Make sure they give you the BMW 2 year warranty. ...

Make sure they give you the BMW 2 year warranty. (I'm told by my local dealer that all work done at a BMW Motorcycle dealer is covered by a 2 year warranty.) This way, when it goes out again in 3...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,614
Posted By Callisto224
The reviewer did something interesting when he...

The reviewer did something interesting when he was talking about the shake, he lowered the windshield/windscreen. Maybe there's some buffeting being introduced that affects the steering. It's worth...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 58,256
Posted By Callisto224
Crap! :puke1 Is it worth it to change it...

Crap! :puke1

Is it worth it to change it and refill with 180ml or just leave it with 200ml in it until next scheduled maintenance? (it's been 1 year since I changed it, only about 3,000 miles)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Callisto224
Don't think there is a way to fool the computer. ...

Don't think there is a way to fool the computer. Why not just use the piezo lighter trick? It's well documented here (assuming you have a fuel strip).
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 495,265
Posted By Callisto224
Is this for all the 1200Gs's or just the recent...

Is this for all the 1200Gs's or just the recent years? Say, 2010 and newer. :huh

I think the listed spec on my 2009 is 220ml but I've also seen 180ml. Confused, I went with 200ml when I changed...
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