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Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By DaveCR
I had a DL1000 and I was happy.. Until I rode a...

I had a DL1000 and I was happy.. Until I rode a 1200gs in a parking lot... 3-5 minutes were enough time to convince me, smooth, great brakes, great acceleration, and the GS felt easier to maneuver.....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By DaveCR
Well. I tried and it worked ! It looks very...

Well. I tried and it worked !
It looks very secured pressed against the screws from the gas tank.


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Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By DaveCR
You could try to replace the batteries, there's a...

You could try to replace the batteries, there's a youtube video.. I tried with mine, didnt work... I also ordered a replacement from a seller in Amazon, the units were dead.. A friend ordered in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By DaveCR
Oh... Is it safe? Is it fixed with no movement? I...

Oh... Is it safe? Is it fixed with no movement? I will try it right away!


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Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By DaveCR
Hi Jonnyfish so you didnt screw the bracket to...

Hi Jonnyfish so you didnt screw the bracket to the tank bag?


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Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By DaveCR
I want to see it ! Just bought the GS bag and I...

I want to see it ! Just bought the GS bag and I managed to install the bracket but it goes too low so that the seat can close. And now it won't reach the strap that comes from the tank bag! I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
So I left the bike in the garage yesterday. ...

So I left the bike in the garage yesterday.

I have half a bike today.


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
Update! I have the parts ... Incredible how...

Update!
I have the parts ... Incredible how much $$ on only these couple of things...
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/21/29e4b7f6ba3ef96484d667421c1dfd62.jpg


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
Hey alexgg I ve already ordered the three of...

Hey alexgg I ve already ordered the three of them.. You think is best if I dont change it if looks ok? I dont think there's a difference on labor price. Is that the one they have to remove the clutch...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
I think you are right since they mentioned it's...

I think you are right since they mentioned it's better to change the 3 seals .. I double checked about the price and yeah I think it's very convenient!



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Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
So I just wanted to update my post. Took the...

So I just wanted to update my post. Took the bike to the shop, they said it's the rear main seal.. They said is a very small leak and they "have seen worst"

The guy said they recommend to change...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
I get to ride it a couple of days per month :/ ...

I get to ride it a couple of days per month :/


I'm planning a long ride in April that I was going to cancel because of this but I will continue with the plan


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Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
Thank you Alexgg! I will check on these things as...

Thank you Alexgg! I will check on these things as well and report back what I find !


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Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
I did engine oil change, gearbox and final drive....

I did engine oil change, gearbox and final drive. Engine Castrol 10w50. Gearbox 75w90 GL5

I haven't noticed anything related to the clutch oil level.

I have wiped out the area and I will check...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
About the smell.. There were some oil not very...

About the smell.. There were some oil not very dirty, it didn't smell .. I mean, I did not notice a particular smell.. Not sure what that means hehe

So do you guys think it's fine to ride my bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,403
Posted By DaveCR
Is this a gearbox leak?

I noticed this leak yesterday.. Bike is a 2008 GSA, 35k km.. Two months ago when I replaced the gearbox oil the leak was not there (I think). Rode it 200miles right after the maintenance.. And I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 4,306,529
Posted By DaveCR
Thank you for the pics! Nice setup and nice bike!...

Thank you for the pics! Nice setup and nice bike! Red GSAs are the best :P


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Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 4,306,529
Posted By DaveCR
Hey Tuononiler! What's the black box attached to...

Hey Tuononiler! What's the black box attached to the topbox? How did you attach it? What do you store there? Tools? (I like it btw)


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Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By DaveCR
I have a GSA 08 with the same problem, BMW in my...

I have a GSA 08 with the same problem, BMW in my Country said the fuel strip warranty had expired but they "re calibrated" them and they are good again :)


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,650
Posted By DaveCR
Both my sensors are now showing the rdc --...

Both my sensors are now showing the rdc -- failure to read..

I found on ebay a guy selling the pair in $80 .. Part number
36237694420 .. This for a GSA 2008

The number posted in the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,542
Posted By DaveCR
Subscribed :p Sent from my iPad using...

Subscribed :p


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,760
Posted By DaveCR
Ty Ihendrik! Sent from my iPad using...

Ty Ihendrik!


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,760
Posted By DaveCR
Thank you! Is the front different? Mine is...

Thank you!

Is the front different? Mine is bleeding some oil :/

I've been searching in the flea market for an opportunity :)


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,760
Posted By DaveCR
Guys, for those of you who have done it or asked...

Guys, for those of you who have done it or asked an expert.. Would GS non esa shocks fit a GSA esa? Mine is a GSA 2008 with Esa, I don't live in the States and sending my shocks to Wilbers for the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 43,288
Posted By DaveCR
Great RR!! I'm Costarican, currently living...

Great RR!!

I'm Costarican, currently living in Nicaragua; I do the border crossing very often and yes, you spend a lot of time in paperwork and in lines..

I've always wanted to go South and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,989
Posted By DaveCR
I have used one for my gsa 08 for more than a...

I have used one for my gsa 08 for more than a year.. No problems.. Just connect to the battery and leave the connectors available and easy to reach..


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Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,282
Posted By DaveCR
Nice color! Congrats! Sent from my iPad...

Nice color! Congrats!


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Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By DaveCR
I think the ESA Ohlins come with their own...

I think the ESA Ohlins come with their own motors.. But they cost too much..
You are right, I dont think BMW will say anything bad about their system.. I will ask Ted how much are the non ESA and go...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,304
Posted By DaveCR
Finally took the bike for inspection, they said...

Finally took the bike for inspection, they said flange needs replacement and will order the parts and call me when ready.

They checked the fuel strips and re calibrated.. I should be good.. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By DaveCR
Thank you for your input, yeah, I have used ESA...

Thank you for your input, yeah, I have used ESA only a couple of times for long rides with all three loaded cases and when my wife went for a ride with me like 2 years ago..

I also think it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By DaveCR
Hi Ultane, Based on your experience, how...

Hi Ultane,

Based on your experience, how reliable is the ESA mechanism, I mean, shocks are $1400 but they use the same bmw system, what would happen if something related to ESA fails, would it be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By DaveCR
I was mounting a new battery today and I saw that...

I was mounting a new battery today and I saw that part that needed to be taken away to lose the bolt that holds the bat in place... I had no idea what it was! Learned something today.. A little bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By DaveCR
I wouldn't worry for the GoPro as while it's in...

I wouldn't worry for the GoPro as while it's in the case mounted for recording you won't be charging it..

I would place the USB charger near the wind reflector close to the windshield base so you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,304
Posted By DaveCR
Just called the dealer in Costa Rica and they...

Just called the dealer in Costa Rica and they checked my VIN number and they also found the recall for the fuel pump flange, for inspection and replacement if necessary. They said all parts and labor...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By DaveCR
Haven't had the opportunity to ride much. I think...

Haven't had the opportunity to ride much. I think maybe 3-4k km since it started last year. It started like yours. Out of the blue .. Kinda odd if you think about it ..


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Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By DaveCR
I know :/ Sent from my iPhone using...

I know :/


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Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By DaveCR
I recorded this video last year to catch the...

I recorded this video last year to catch the sound.. In my bike (2008 gsa) the sound is very heave.. You will listen to it how it changes when I drepress the clutch lever... The BMW dealer listened...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By DaveCR
Well maybe it's best if you take it to the...

Well maybe it's best if you take it to the dealer? I think you mentioned it is sill under warranty.. I did not find the video you placed.. I wanted to see if maybe the sound is as it was on mine...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By DaveCR
I have a 08 gsa, the sound started to be noticed...

I have a 08 gsa, the sound started to be noticed at 25k km...

Here's a video where you can here it with the clutch level pressed and released..

According to some posts here, it's a common...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,709
Posted By DaveCR
Guys I thought on creating a new post since I...

Guys I thought on creating a new post since I haven't found and answer to my question but I found this old post and I thought on bringing it back to 2014..

I currently use a SAE harness for my...
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