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Forum: Australia 03-23-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By Gonz
Yep the shop has been there for many years...

Yep the shop has been there for many years (bought a bike there as a kid). Always good service and friendly.

Gonz
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,198
Posted By Gonz
I agree for our max speed limits (legal) I find...

I agree for our max speed limits (legal)
I find my 08 1200GSA runs alot smoother at 100-110 in 5th. Also, according to the fuel consumption data, better economy :eek1

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 12-28-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,190
Posted By Gonz
Bugger, just pulled the trigger on an Iron...

Bugger,
just pulled the trigger on an Iron horse 6.6. Would have been nice..

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 12-28-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,190
Posted By Gonz
Hey Lewey, do Polaris still do the two day...

Hey Lewey,
do Polaris still do the two day (overnight) mtb orienteering event? A mate and I did a few, some years ago. Hard yakka, but heaps of fun.
Gonz.
Forum: Australia 12-28-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,822
Posted By Gonz
Drinkslikeafish and I are off there in April for...

Drinkslikeafish and I are off there in April for a fortnight, then Japan for a week.
2nd visit to 'Nam, cant wait to get back there!

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 12-18-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,008
Posted By Gonz
:lol3 :ear

:lol3 :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Gonz
Yeah, if its only a mismatch in tubing size, I...

Yeah, if its only a mismatch in tubing size, I can handle that. I'd just get the muffler resized.

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Gonz
Thanks for the replies guys. I have spoken with...

Thanks for the replies guys. I have spoken with Staintune, they said I couldnt use my muffler. I was just sceptical that it was a marketing ploy.
Im more curious if someone has actually been able...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Gonz
Staintune headers

Has anyone fitted a staintune headders/collector pipe and used the original BMW muffler on a 1200GSA?
I have been told, I can only use staintune headders and muffler. Just doesnt sound right to me....
Forum: Australia 11-25-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,691
Posted By Gonz
Bugger, got an email back from custom dynamics,...

Bugger, got an email back from custom dynamics, said they didnt have one for an 08R1200GSA
Gunna run with a GEN3 Dobeck, see how it goes.
:cry
Forum: Australia 11-21-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,676
Posted By Gonz
Loose bottom fork bracket wouldn't have cause it,...

Loose bottom fork bracket wouldn't have cause it, would it? Its the only other issue in the BMW front end that hasnt been mentioned. I know a few sites ran 'stickys' prompting owners to check bolt...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,462
Posted By Gonz
Doh! I used to do that. But with a CT110 trike,...

Doh! I used to do that. But with a CT110 trike, irrigation surveying in the Warren, Trangie districts. Heaps of fun as a young fella.

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,754
Posted By Gonz
Received my bike back from the dealer the other...

Received my bike back from the dealer the other day. He informed me BMW Australia is about to launch a recall campaign for the fuel pump controller.

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 10-28-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By Gonz
Top idea, and a great link. Thanks for posting. ...

Top idea, and a great link. Thanks for posting. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Gonz
Im stuffed if I can find that post. But looking...

Im stuffed if I can find that post. But looking at diagrams of the gearbox, there is an area that could be drilled.

Gonz.

I like the rifle barrel fibre optic doo hickey. Where do you get them...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Gonz
Dang! Now here's me thinking I had an original...

Dang! Now here's me thinking I had an original idea. :rofl

Thanks guys.

Gonz
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By Gonz
Bell housing inspection hole mod.

Now, I've had two 1200GS's (actually three) and both of them suffered with either rear main seal leaks or gearbox leaks.

The thing is, it could take some time before the leak gets bad enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,343
Posted By Gonz
Yeah Jim, Im of the same opinion. After having...

Yeah Jim, Im of the same opinion. After having been told that 'line' I couldnt help myself and told him I wasn't convinced. I would more believe that (and this is no blight on the dealership) BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,343
Posted By Gonz
Oil leak

I have the same leak on my 08 ADV (though not as bad). About 10k (km) on the clock. Smell the oil, and its definitely not gear oil.

Was advised by a dealer that this happens when the sump is...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Gonz
+1 Gonz.

+1

Gonz.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By Gonz
Seeing as no-one has replied yet, I thought I may...

Seeing as no-one has replied yet, I thought I may try and help.

So I have this clear. You have the TT bluetoothed to the autocom via a bluetooth dongle. You have your iphone bluetoothed to your...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Gonz
Just get yerself a bluetooth dongle for the...

Just get yerself a bluetooth dongle for the Autocom. Great accessory.

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 07-02-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,728
Posted By Gonz
Just give me a hoy mate, we can have lunch in...

Just give me a hoy mate, we can have lunch in Coonamble. :ear

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,611
Posted By Gonz
Yep the heat blows

We will regularly get temps in the 100's in western NSW, Australia. Hot and dry. I agree with closing the helmet visor, just too damn hot.

I have removed the wingletts before and that works, as...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,120
Posted By Gonz
Nice one!

Just found this, nice write up JTB.

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 05-22-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,439
Posted By Gonz
Nah mate, she's just run in. You need to flog it...

Nah mate, she's just run in. You need to flog it harder! :clap

Gonz.
Forum: Australia 02-16-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Gonz
Is it RVAqualine? But they make it for Touratech...

Is it RVAqualine? But they make it for Touratech only.

Gonz.
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Gonz
Good to see Watto back on a bike, and sweating...

Good to see Watto back on a bike, and sweating too :1drink

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 317,263
Posted By Gonz
No worries!

No worries!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 317,263
Posted By Gonz
I got to keep the spare they sent me so I could...

I got to keep the spare they sent me so I could get the bike to the shop. It may be an old model, but its still a 2nd chance.
Forum: Australia 11-25-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,669
Posted By Gonz
As Dale said, stick to a commercial brand comms...

As Dale said, stick to a commercial brand comms system. I ve been there and done that re making you own.........dont waste your time.

I have never found an autocom speaker wanting (there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 855
Views: 351,714
Posted By Gonz
How bloody good is that!!!!!!!

How bloody good is that!!!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,167
Posted By Gonz
Hey bloke, where did you send it? Locally...

Hey bloke, where did you send it?

Locally (Gosford) or Newcastle?

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Gonz
check this link ...

check this link
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=336696

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Gonz
A reply from the legend himself!! :clap ...

A reply from the legend himself!! :clap

Thanks mate, its still a PITA none the less.

Gonz.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Gonz
08 GSA bash plate

What clown designed a bash plate that requires three spanners to remove :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,034
Posted By Gonz
In fairness, that has NOT been my experience.

In fairness, that has NOT been my experience.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,034
Posted By Gonz
I think my 08 Adv is leaking too. My 06 Adv did...

I think my 08 Adv is leaking too. My 06 Adv did the same. Not fu[king happy.

AND its all well and good to say warranty will fix it, but do I have to accept the damage ham fisted 'technicians'...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 855
Views: 351,714
Posted By Gonz
08 1200GSA. After you do a cannisterectomy, you...

08 1200GSA. After you do a cannisterectomy, you could either turn the cannister into a tool roll holder, or use some pvc tubing like I did. The tubing clicks neatly into the cannister void (with...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,405
Posted By Gonz
Yeah mate I'm a SOTA field tech, ours is pretty...

Yeah mate I'm a SOTA field tech, ours is pretty much satellite. Phill does the same thing??
Yep nice bloke, Woddy.
I'll send you a PM re the other stuff.

Gonz.
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