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Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,702
Posted By Karlxx
I have had a great couple of years with my non...

I have had a great couple of years with my non ABS 2004 GSA, thinking of selling it now due to lack of space (other projects) rather than lack of riding enjoyment.

Mine has 106k km and final...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By Karlxx
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 687,645
Posted By Karlxx
2004 BMW R1150 GS Adventure

2004 BMW R1150 GS Adventure, 106000km. $7500. Sydney (Ryde Area)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
With 6 months NSW Rego (July 2015). Bike comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,922
Posted By Karlxx
I am currently running Tourance next on my GSA...

I am currently running Tourance next on my GSA when doing 95% road riding (I have TKC80's on my spare rims). I think they are great but planning to try A3's next time.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By Karlxx
I bought a F650GS for a mate, colour came up...

I bought a F650GS for a mate, colour came up wrong but I found the same explanation, dealers will swap the panels to make the correct spec bike in the right colour.
K
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By Karlxx
Two Bikes can be a dilemma, I register one per...

Two Bikes can be a dilemma, I register one per year only. that way you dont get to choose. Then you look forward to swapping back (or I do).
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By Karlxx
At 105k km my 04 1150 GSA uses 1 litre of oil per...

At 105k km my 04 1150 GSA uses 1 litre of oil per 10,000km. I am quite happy with this considering its aan air cooled big twin.

My honda of course has never used a drop of oil (minor exaggeration...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,371
Posted By Karlxx
Just be realistic about the difference between...

Just be realistic about the difference between what people think its worth and what they actually sell for. I mainly look at 2004 because I have one and here in OZ, people ask up to $9k-11k but they...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,904
Posted By Karlxx
Say Hi to betty at the Museum.

Say Hi to betty at the Museum.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,525
Posted By Karlxx
I really doubt that happened whilst you were on...

I really doubt that happened whilst you were on the trail. Can you be sure the damage was not there when it was delivered?

K
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,046
Posted By Karlxx
I have a final drive bearing and seal on hand for...

I have a final drive bearing and seal on hand for this eventuality and touch wood, it is still fine at 103k km.

As I said on PM, you are welcome to come and have a look and a test ride on my GSA....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Karlxx
You need to add pics. I find cyanocrylates...

You need to add pics.

I find cyanocrylates too brittle for bike plastics. let us know how it lasts. I use a combination of plastifix and glass re-enforced epoxy (when I can). This has worked...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,521
Posted By Karlxx
That seems like a lot $$ for the US. We can get...

That seems like a lot $$ for the US. We can get them cheaper here in OZ and thats almost never the case.

Sure it cam be ridden off road but its not called the Pig for nothing. Its a real handful...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10,787
Views: 3,621,676
Posted By Karlxx
Nice pics, thanks for posting.

Nice pics, thanks for posting.
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By Karlxx
Anyone used this kit? Mine is definitely...

Anyone used this kit?

Mine is definitely leaking at 100k km, not badly and no brown sludge or contamination of the clutch yet. The only thing is a new slave is $319 here.

K
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By Karlxx
I just put on the Tourance Next, they are great...

I just put on the Tourance Next, they are great on road but I will not be taking them on anything other than dirt I would ride my sport bike on. I have TKC80's for that.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By Karlxx
It is extremely difficult to get those bearings...

It is extremely difficult to get those bearings out using the conventional method, The spacer inside does not move enough to allow you to get a decent hit on the other side.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,433
Posted By Karlxx
Water from a hose is OK pretty much anywhere...

Water from a hose is OK pretty much anywhere (dont fill up the air intake). You should not shoot a pressure washer towards any seals like wheel bearings etc. It can force water past them.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Karlxx
I dont have cruise on the GS, however I did...

I dont have cruise on the GS, however I did inadvertantly hit "resume" on my Blackbird last year. This ended rather unfortunately with a damaged bike and broken ankle.... Long story, but goddamm! I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By Karlxx
Hi mate, my 04 1150 GSA has the LeoVince, Y pipe...

Hi mate, my 04 1150 GSA has the LeoVince, Y pipe and it does have the 02 sensor fitted. If you want to have a a look (I am in Ryde area). Pm me.
K
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Karlxx
I had mine off temporarily last night. Re:...

I had mine off temporarily last night.

Re: the little bush in the front mount, mine was skinny part outwards.

K
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Karlxx
I have a simillar wobble, does not worry me,...

I have a simillar wobble, does not worry me, there is little you can do about it and I cant feel it affecting the bike.

K
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,651
Posted By Karlxx
He is just saying it will take longer than a few...

He is just saying it will take longer than a few minutes... I tend to agree.
Forum: Australia 03-02-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,649
Posted By Karlxx
No wider than the maccas drive through lane...

No wider than the maccas drive through lane ...mkay
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-27-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,395
Posted By Karlxx
You have to be understanding and tolerant and...

You have to be understanding and tolerant and willing to learn and adapt. If you are the type that will throw it into a tree the moment it does not do something you want it to, then I would save the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,154
Posted By Karlxx
Mine will make a bit of a rattle on some...

Mine will make a bit of a rattle on some downshifts if I am a bit lazy with the left foot. I put it down to non positive shifting and poor engagement inside the gearbox. My 04GSA has 94000km.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2,576
Views: 503,957
Posted By Karlxx
When it gets scratched up it will grip better.

When it gets scratched up it will grip better.
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,299
Posted By Karlxx
Yeah we had a swim, it was running very low but...

Yeah we had a swim, it was running very low but so worth it.

Kimmy says hi again.
Forum: Australia 02-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,976
Posted By Karlxx
Riding in April can be cool but there will be...

Riding in April can be cool but there will be little ice or snow except for the highest alpine areas. There will be almost no extreme heat.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,116
Posted By Karlxx
Bearings? WTF!, get them to justify that one...

Bearings? WTF!, get them to justify that one before you sign up for it..
Forum: Australia 02-05-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,299
Posted By Karlxx
For Kimmie it will be, it will be her first rally...

For Kimmie it will be, it will be her first rally on the DR650 and we are doing a fair amount of dirt to get there. So we are making it an off road event...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,691
Posted By Karlxx
Thanks again all, Eagle, I sent my email a little...

Thanks again all, Eagle, I sent my email a little after my first PM. Will send again.
K
Forum: Australia 01-28-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,691
Posted By Karlxx
Thanks for the advice guys. It will be softly...

Thanks for the advice guys. It will be softly softly with the mrs who is an accomplished rider but not so experienced with dirt. Ill PM you Eagle.
Cheers
K
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,691
Posted By Karlxx
I am also interrested in dirt rides out of...

I am also interrested in dirt rides out of Sydney.

My missus and I are going to KRR next weekend. I am interrested in the section between Wollumbi and the Putty road including Yango Creek...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,185
Posted By Karlxx
Nicely done.

Nicely done.
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Karlxx
I saw that too, however I think they just did not...

I saw that too, however I think they just did not show the process. Perhaps the grease was already in there I did notice they only use ball type, tapered rollers are much better.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By Karlxx
1200's have more power and less weight. Some...

1200's have more power and less weight. Some argue the 1150 is better on road but most agree the 1200 is better off road. So if I had the $$ and was planning on more off road I would get the 1200.
...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Karlxx
In my experience, the new part will cost well...

In my experience, the new part will cost well over double here. You will be lucky to even get a used one for that price from a wrecker.
K
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14,732
Views: 2,015,745
Posted By Karlxx
OK, so thats why she could ride when the lamp had...

OK, so thats why she could ride when the lamp had gone out but it stopped when I warmed it up on the side stand (side stand was down). All our bikes stop if you engage gear when the stand is down,...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 14,732
Views: 2,015,745
Posted By Karlxx
OK so I disconnected the connections to the NSU...

OK so I disconnected the connections to the NSU and worked out what made it tick. The blue wire has to be at ground to light the neutral lamp. Then I warmed up the bike and it eventually flickered...
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