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Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By vteec
thank you eric2. my friend had replaced the...

thank you eric2.

my friend had replaced the brake fluid around a 18 months ago because he was concerned about fluid contamination.
he never replaced the clutch hydraulic though.

do you think...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By vteec
BMW R850C garage find what to service?

hello
i have just acquired a one owner 1999 BMW R850C with only 5000kms on the clock which are genuine because the owner is a good friend of mine.
bike has been almost never ridden during the past...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By vteec
thank you marchyman. much appreciated. def:...

thank you marchyman. much appreciated.

def: i will be using castrol oil.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By vteec
thank you marchyman. very helpful. do you...

thank you marchyman.
very helpful.
do you think i should be concerned about the fact that i will not be hooking the bike up to the dealer computer and update the software with any updates if there...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By vteec
BMW R1200GSA 2013 (OIL-90TH) first service

hi
my 2013 90th anniversary is due for it's first service and would like to ask a very good friend of mine and also a bike mechanic to take care of this not the dealer.

he asked me if i can...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By vteec
hello i went to have a look at the sertao again...

hello
i went to have a look at the sertao again and spoke to the dealer.
they went through all the work was carried out under warranty when bike was just five months old:
decompression lever on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By vteec
:) it is true i am stuck with BMW! but i like...

:) it is true i am stuck with BMW!
but i like the 690R, except that i need something similar to the Xcountry, that is, suitable for the daily commute.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By vteec
hi thank you for your input. the f800gs in...

hi
thank you for your input.
the f800gs in question is a 2012 model not the last generation.

Jon, you have written exactly what i had in mind before seeing the 800gs at the dealer.
i want an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By vteec
Exchange bmw xcountry for sertao or 800gs?

hello
i need your input please because i am undecided.
my dealer has a bmw g650 sertao and f800gs triple black for sale which are almost in brand new condition.
was thinking of upgrading my daily...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By vteec
thank you for all your replies. Dstevens:...

thank you for all your replies.

Dstevens: gulp…i cut a small part like 3cm long :cry … should have been more patient :)
could not make itself in, shall order a new gasket ? :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By vteec
hello dstevens. mine is a 13 gsa as well! 90th...

hello dstevens.
mine is a 13 gsa as well! 90th anniversary edition.

yes it is a pain to get back, was considering throwing it away :)
will do like you told me.

the funny thing is that it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By vteec
bmw aluminum case gasket/rubber strip fitting

hello
i have just purchased my new aluminum top case and as soon as i opened it i found the rubber strip or gasket inside the case.

i know that bmw sells this gasket separately as well.
can i do...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By vteec
thank you for the replies. i am sure the...

thank you for the replies.

i am sure the dealer overtorqued the fasteners.
will demand replacement.
i know it is a trivial thing but i do not intend to accept it.

thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By vteec
thank you for the replies. much appreciated. as...

thank you for the replies. much appreciated.
as always you are the GS gurus and are worth a mine of gold!!

grouchygeezer, i think i have managed to identify this spot on the handlebar, it is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By vteec
bmw r1200gs adventure (oil) handlebar adjustment

hi
i have read in my manual that the handle bar can be adjusted as either towards the rider or further away the rider.

are there any marks/dots on the handle bar itself to show you where it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By vteec
R1200GS Adventure (OIL) cracks in windsheild -overtightening of fasteners?

hi
i have noticed that i have hair line like cracks in the windshield/screen exactly next to all the fasteners/screws that hold the screen in place on my Adventure.

these are present also next to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By vteec
thank you for your replies. yes makes a lot of...

thank you for your replies.
yes makes a lot of sense for the canister.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By vteec
1200gs adventure threaded holes under tank -what are they for?

hello
i was just cleaning my new 1200 gs 90th adventure and noticed that on the left hand side when looking from the front of the bike, under neath the tank there are two threaded (brass) holes....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By vteec
i have spent some more time fiddling with the...

i have spent some more time fiddling with the seat and if i try to push it towards the seat to close the gap, it will not latch at the rear.

but also i was trying to fit the standard seat back on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 23,707
Posted By vteec
yes you are all correct it has a float. but...

yes you are all correct it has a float.
but still with 10litres of fuel it is still showing FUEL! when it should remove the warning and have three bars on the display since 10L is a third of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By vteec
Hi massivelee, i am sure he did not do this step....

Hi massivelee, i am sure he did not do this step.
Thank you, i will relay this information.

To be honest the dealer imported a number of 800gs' but few 1200's.
They do not have a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By vteec
massivelee, you are correct! it has a float.. i...

massivelee, you are correct!
it has a float.. i thought that all the newer ones had the strip.

so you think that the factory sent her out without calibration?
or else the float stuck during...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 23,707
Posted By vteec
bmw r1200gs adventure 90th anniversary just...

bmw r1200gs adventure 90th anniversary just uncrated two days ago here, fuel! warning on the display even after adding 10 litres of fuel.

another bad fuel strip on a 2013 bike just sent out of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By vteec
hello Gruesome with 10l of fuel it was showing...

hello Gruesome
with 10l of fuel it was showing no bars and fuel! warning sign to fill up.

hello Girthy
to be honest i told my dealer i want the fault looked at before taking the bike.
i mean if...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By vteec
BMW 90th Adventure NEW just uncrated -FUEL! fault

hello

last monday my dealer received my new 90th r1200gs adventure.
it was uncrated and they put in 10l of fuel in it.
the display is still showing fuel!

they will log the fault with Motorrad...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By vteec
yes you are right Ihendrik. i will not accept...

yes you are right Ihendrik.
i will not accept this gap after all it is an expensive seat.

the bike is brand new just uncrated yesterday, no extra wires or anything.
i tried to push the seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By vteec
bought it brand new.

bought it brand new.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By vteec
thank for your reply. but you would not be...

thank for your reply.
but you would not be concerned of all the water that will go through that gap please?
apart from looking unsightly.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By vteec
touratech extra low seat on 1200gs adventure -tank to seat gap

hi
i have just fitted a touratech ldc extra low seat on my new 90th adventure and there is a gap of about 3-4cm between the tank and top of the seat.
you can clearly see the battery if you look...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By vteec
thank you for your replies

thank you for your replies
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By vteec
hello, for comparison, i have ridden an f800gs...

hello, for comparison, i have ridden an f800gs with bmw low seat, that was perfect, i managed that easily.
do you think the gas with touratech x-low is similar in height? but then again the 800gs is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By vteec
thank you for all the replies. much...

thank you for all the replies.
much appreciated.

i feel better and re assured because i could not understand how a seat would make all that difference.

i once sat on a 1200gs standard with low...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By vteec
thank you for your reply. and was this with ESA...

thank you for your reply.
and was this with ESA suspension? or manual suspension. because if manual and all preload is dialed out it makes a difference to the height as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By vteec
hi DaveCR can i ask you what is your inseam...

hi DaveCR
can i ask you what is your inseam please?
i am considering to order the touratech extra low seat because it should be 2cm lower than the original bmw low.

what version did you sit on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,160
Posted By vteec
BMW R1200GS ADVENTURE (OIL) seat height, how lower with standard GS seat?

hello
i have just sat on my friend's 2010 Adventure with standard seat but on the lowest setting.
i have read numerous threads that even with my 30.4 inch inseam and a standard GS low seat i should...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By vteec
thank you PPLUMMER. i think you have just...

thank you PPLUMMER.
i think you have just described exactly what i have in my mind!!!!

i am almost ready to jump in for the r1200gsa previous generation.

cheers !
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By vteec
hello nielsm, are you sure it is 20pounds...

hello nielsm,
are you sure it is 20pounds heavier?
they have raved a lot by the fact it is lighter...

what do you mean by 'they fixed the quirks', i mean i would be more inclined to get a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By vteec
hello mudmonster, in fact at the moment i am more...

hello mudmonster, in fact at the moment i am more inclined to go for the previous generation adventure.
i do not want to go through all the hassles of recalls etc...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By vteec
hi deuce that is exactly what i have in my...

hi deuce
that is exactly what i have in my mind.
i would be buying the most sorted of the previous generation.
but i am reading so much that the new one is head and shoulders above the old model,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By vteec
Hello RichBMW Would you be concerned for any...

Hello RichBMW
Would you be concerned for any troubles since it is a new model?

I have noticed you own an xcountry as well. I do too and still think it is a fantastic bike! Do not know why they...
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