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Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By down&dirty
FS:OEM R1200 GS Exhaust

OEM 07 R1200 GS Exhaust 10k miles on it, $100 plus shipping.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
Wow a bit hostle are we? I dont think anyone is...

Wow a bit hostle are we? I dont think anyone is blaming the bike, I know from experience the GS is more prone to dragging a foot then others, thats it, that all, relax. I started to post on this...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
Foot position is all the way back. Cant take off...

Foot position is all the way back. Cant take off the passenger pegs, unless I use a cutting torch. I do get my body off the bike to avoid extreme angles. No ESA 2007 GS
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
No heals on the pegs my heals are touching the...

No heals on the pegs my heals are touching the passenger brackets, as far back as they will go. I personally think it is the suspension. Like I said I dont drag anything on my other bike which has...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
So do you think better suspension would solve the...

So do you think better suspension would solve the issue?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
Cug, are you riding a GS? I think it is bike...

Cug, are you riding a GS? I think it is bike specific.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
This is what I was looking for, there has to be a...

This is what I was looking for, there has to be a reason why the toes are dragging, my R1100s has good suspension setup for my weight and I dont drag anything even on the track. Although it might be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
6'1 240

6'1 240
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
My heal hits the passenger peg bracket, I cant...

My heal hits the passenger peg bracket, I cant move back any further, again size 12" and toe drags through some of the turns when I am leaned over. I dont know if suspension will help or not....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
Does anyone think that better suspension will...

Does anyone think that better suspension will help with scraping your toes? If so why?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
Could not agree more, I like getting off the bike...

Could not agree more, I like getting off the bike so that I keep the bike upright as possible, this will give me some more rubber if I need it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,323
Posted By down&dirty
I just got back from a trip to the mts. and I...

I just got back from a trip to the mts. and I scraped both feet (front toes) I have a stock 07 BMW GS. I have a 12" foot and with my foot all the way back my toes still hang about 4" on the front of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By down&dirty
Awesome, that was what I was thinking on doing do...

Awesome, that was what I was thinking on doing do you think it would be possible with a bigger bag like the cortech super 2 18L? Do you remember where you got your quick tank lock from? Online...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By down&dirty
Mod their tank bag using a SW Motech Quick-Lock

Has anyone out there a made a modification to a regular strap tank bag (Cortech, for instance) by adding a SW Motech SW Motech Quick-Lock and made it work? If so I would love to see some pics or some...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By down&dirty
Yeah I was thinking that also.

Yeah I was thinking that also.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By down&dirty
Yeah it has the different display but not sure...

Yeah it has the different display but not sure that is a true indication, I had a 06 and it had a a totally different display but I have a friend that has an 07 with the oil indicator, outside temp...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By down&dirty
Anyway That I can tell if my bike has it? Other...

Anyway That I can tell if my bike has it? Other then wait until it displays it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By down&dirty
Service-due indicator for 2007?

Can anyone tell me if the 2007 1200GS has the Service-due indicator, according to the thread below it doesn't but according to the Manual that I got off the Internet it does. Can someone with an 07...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By down&dirty
No I care especially like I said the bike is...

No I care especially like I said the bike is new,just left out in the sun I guess. I would like to replace them but not if it cost a lot I thought there might have been a way to change out just the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By down&dirty
Thanks yeah I kinda of thought so. It normally...

Thanks yeah I kinda of thought so. It normally would not bother me but this bike is basically new, with only 300 miles I kinda wanted a new looking bike to begin with.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By down&dirty
I am more concerned about restoring the painted...

I am more concerned about restoring the painted symbols then the color of the buttons. Does anyone have any info at all?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,239
Posted By down&dirty
Replacing Faded Plastic buttons on controls

Has anyone replaced their Plastic buttons, such as Info, Heated Grips,Kill switch? I bought a bike and the paint is faded away.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
Here is a great picture of the TB, ...

Here is a great picture of the TB,
http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-15102260216258_2157_2248533750
You can see the hole where the cable runs through. I guess somewhere in there it is stripped. I still...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
Yeah, I found out that piece is part of the TB...

Yeah, I found out that piece is part of the TB and if I wanted to replace it I would have to replace the whole TB. I rode the bike today for about 3 hrs and when I got back I checked the Sync and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
Yeah I looked I have no idea,unless it is part of...

Yeah I looked I have no idea,unless it is part of the TB, I can't believe that plastic part is not unbolted from the TB, if you look at your picture there is a adjusment cable that goes through the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
I think that is the cover, I need the body which...

I think that is the cover, I need the body which the cover fits over top of.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
No I think we are taking about the same thing the...

No I think we are taking about the same thing the end of the arrow, which has the cable attached to it behind the TB. When I tighten down the base nut, it does not tighten so I took off the plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
This is the part ...

This is the part
http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq98/Skraynak/520Install-TM.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,834
Posted By down&dirty
R1200GS Throttle body adjustment

I have a question, I was performing a Throttle body adjustment on my 06 R1200GS, and I noticed the right side adjustment screw would not tighten after I synced the the throttle bodies. I lifted off...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By down&dirty
Rode the bike today after changing the wiring and...

Rode the bike today after changing the wiring and the light did not go out once, it seems that that was the issue.
Thanks guys.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By down&dirty
Well I checked the voltage when the bike is...

Well I checked the voltage when the bike is running and the bike is running at about 14+ V ( I checked with my escort 8500) it sees that the Alternator is fine, I will add a second wire first...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By down&dirty
Thanks, guys. Yeah I do have everything grounded...

Thanks, guys. Yeah I do have everything grounded to the Centech fuse box with relay. I don't think it is the light due to sometimes its one light and sometimes its the other light. The battery to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By down&dirty
Yeah if you rev the engine the light will come on.

Yeah if you rev the engine the light will come on.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By down&dirty
Help me see the light

I am having a problem with my Trail tech HID Aux lights, actually ever since I bought these lights I have had trouble but the latest issue is when I come to a stop one of my lights goes off, and as I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 433,711
Posted By down&dirty
Dave I vicariously enjoyed your trip. Thank you...

Dave I vicariously enjoyed your trip. Thank you for sharing I would like to say "well done".
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By down&dirty
Good to know, well my project is complete and is...

Good to know, well my project is complete and is a success. Thanks everyone for the help and here is some pics.
http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq98/Skraynak/DSCF0784.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By down&dirty
Its a four pin, I think I got it (the relay was...

Its a four pin, I think I got it (the relay was crossed using diagonally pins)I do have a question though, my new lights work off the key but If I wanted to put in a on/off switch to override the key...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By down&dirty
Yeah I did read some write ups and they are good,...

Yeah I did read some write ups and they are good, I only tapped into the wire from the Diagnostic plug behind the seat, which is the one they talk about. I think my problem is the relay.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By down&dirty
Oh Ok I guess I never noticed the low beam not...

Oh Ok I guess I never noticed the low beam not being on when the key is on.
I put in a fuse block in with no problems but I am trying to run extra lights off a relay but I think I bought the wrong...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 984
Posted By down&dirty
Yes R1200 06, what I mean is when you turn your...

Yes R1200 06, what I mean is when you turn your key on with out starting it the light should come on, and now it doesn't, until I start the engine.
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