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Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Chev.
Superb! Thanks! :)

Superb!

Thanks! :)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Chev.
Thanks! Any changes 2009-2012?

Thanks!

Any changes 2009-2012?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Chev.
2007-2012 changes in the R1200GSA transmission

Would anybody care for listing the 2007-2012 year by year changes in the R1200GSA transmission? :huh

Thanks a lot. :clap
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,568
Posted By Chev.
Jim's production

Where did Jim's production go? :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Chev.
Congrats! Agree, that's how H&B should have made...

Congrats! Agree, that's how H&B should have made them from the start. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
Yup. Me too. Didn't like the lack of feel with...

Yup. Me too. Didn't like the lack of feel with the servo, don't miss it. However, if my ABS had been without the integrated servo, I'd keep it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
Very relieved with the reduced exhaust noise...

Very relieved with the reduced exhaust noise after remounting the catalyst! Almost strange to think back on how happy i was was when initially exchanging it for a y-pipe (getting rid of that sewing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
Could any of the oil specialists chime in to...

Could any of the oil specialists chime in to confirm or correct my assumption: An oil labeled API GL4/5 is in reality a plain API GL-5 oil.

Or have we had with oil threads?

Thanks anyway. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
Thanks for the enclosed link. It still seems...

Thanks for the enclosed link.

It still seems that the GL-4 and the GL-5 specifications are mutually exclusive, the GL-5 containing higher levels of EP additives not consistent with the GL-4...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
If an oil shares the specifications of that of...

If an oil shares the specifications of that of API GL-5 and significantly differs from those of API GL-4, how can it be labeled API GL-4/5?

Isn't it simply an API GL-5 oil?

Surely there is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
The answers above seem to point out the quality...

The answers above seem to point out the quality differences between the characteristics of an oil meeting the specification of API GL-4 versus API GL-5 or GL4/5.

Non of the answers explains the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
I thought this applies to the API GL-5. Thus I...

I thought this applies to the API GL-5. Thus I don't see how this explains the difference between GL-5 and GL-4/5.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
Thank you. But can't see you answered the...

Thank you. But can't see you answered the question: Anybody who knows?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
Can't see that this question is answered. Anybody...

Can't see that this question is answered. Anybody who knows?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
Thanks for comments. Anybody who knows?

Thanks for comments. Anybody who knows?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
What is the difference between an oil labeled API...

What is the difference between an oil labeled API GL-5 and the one labeled API GL-4/5?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By Chev.
Why "API GL-4/5"

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> If an oil specified to hold the quality of API GL-5 automatically also covers the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
This week a put a cat from Ebay back on the bike....

This week a put a cat from Ebay back on the bike. Big relief to get away with the more stressful tone and higher decibel coming with the y-pipe. Kept the Remus can though.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By Chev.
Have a look at paragraph 3.27 in GSpot FAQ....

Have a look at paragraph 3.27 in GSpot FAQ. You'll find the cause, and the very easy fix a little down on this page. (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6647291&postcount=3)

You are not the...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,568
Posted By Chev.
OK. Thanks again.

OK.

Thanks again.
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,568
Posted By Chev.
Thanks for comments. As mentioned my 2003...

Thanks for comments.

As mentioned my 2003 1150 GS runs smoothly. I could however, appreciate a slightly better throttle response.

When it comes to increased throttle response, how much of the...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,568
Posted By Chev.
Basic_Gerd: Thanks for your thorough answer.

Basic_Gerd: Thanks for your thorough answer.
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 126,568
Posted By Chev.
I have a smoothly running 2003 1150GS. Is the...

I have a smoothly running 2003 1150GS. Is the installment of the AF-XiED likely to reduce my average MPG?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 451,657
Posted By Chev.
That's a WRS...

That's a WRS (http://www.wrs.sm/en/prodotti-wrs-cupolini/4259-cupolino-parabrezza-bmw-r-1150-gs-r1150gs-adv-trasparente-bm8021.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 451,657
Posted By Chev.
Happy with that wind shield?

Happy with that wind shield?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,600
Posted By Chev.
Please do. :thumb

Please do. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By Chev.
I did it on my 2003 dual spark (servo ABS, linked...

I did it on my 2003 dual spark (servo ABS, linked brakes), see link in my signature below. However, I followed a less efficient route requiring replacing the brake light switches.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By Chev.
This...

This (http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?232002-Simple-NO-COST-servo-removal-of-1150-IABS-system) might be the easiest way to go. ABS completely removed, and no need for changing switches.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
A friend in Kiev had these bars custom made for...

A friend in Kiev had these bars custom made for him:

http://i756.photobucket.com/albums/xx209/Vehc/Advrider/Modifications%20on%20my%202003/IMAG0509_zpsa70862a9.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
period of

However, if not riding during that period of time, I beg you won't be silent to the internet community. I belong to the many who are intrigued by your perspectives and considerations about motor...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
That may very well be. - Still, to me the...

That may very well be. - Still, to me the construction seems a bit too soft when the bars are hit from the front.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
I had a minor incident with the bike and my...

I had a minor incident with the bike and my Wunderlich bars were squeezed in, soft as butter, when impacted from the front/side. I was overtaking a slow speeding car in an urban area, at 40-50 km/h...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
Our (first) child is now 16 months old, and I am...

Our (first) child is now 16 months old, and I am a very happy family man. Witch means I have now desire to ride off for week-ends away from wife and the boy. But May till September (Norway,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,103
Posted By Chev.
Found an Adventure side stand at Beemerboneyard -...

Found an Adventure side stand at Beemerboneyard - mounted it with a hockey puck - and works very well. :thumb

Now, awaiting the following articles to show up for sale somewhere:
- Adventure...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 32,176
Posted By Chev.
Go Johnny - go! :thumb Best wishes for your...

Go Johnny - go! :thumb

Best wishes for your ride, from annother Norwegian.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By Chev.
The GSA side stand is longer.

The GSA side stand is longer.
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,842,923
Posted By Chev.
Many thanks for your considerate comments. The...

Many thanks for your considerate comments. The very best wishes for both of you in the new year.
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10,646
Views: 1,386,032
Posted By Chev.
Maybe not so strange, and not very unlike the...

Maybe not so strange, and not very unlike the divided sentiments for the GS?
Forum: Beasts 12-03-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10,646
Views: 1,386,032
Posted By Chev.
Simply pointing out the fact that you find his...

Simply pointing out the fact that you find his statements crappy is not very informative.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,842,923
Posted By Chev.
As everybody else who have read this thread I am...

As everybody else who have read this thread I am filled with admiration of your trip, your stamina, your photography, your storytelling, your technical skills, your adventurous mindset....

As you...
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