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Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By pielet97
Mine did the same thing. It was actually...

Mine did the same thing. It was actually completely dead for 4 weeks until it started working again. I too checked the plug several times and it was clinically clean and dry, so it must be some...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By pielet97
Talked to the dealership, after I called again,...

Talked to the dealership, after I called again, and they said the dash works fine.... But while they were checking the miles, the fuel pump controller died.

Seriously, I'm struggling here. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By pielet97
I love the bike when it works, and it usually...

I love the bike when it works, and it usually does.... But if/when the dealer tells me too bad, so sad, I think I'll find a lawyer and see if I have any legal options.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By pielet97
Does anyone know which years would work? My...

Does anyone know which years would work?

My research show 6-12 ADV and 5-12 GS. That would be real customer service....

Is there POC/email for BMW when we need help?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By pielet97
Agreed, but my worry is they're not going to give...

Agreed, but my worry is they're not going to give me the bike back or they sent the dash back for repair.

I'm sure they'll try to have the discussion, "You know you won't get any check engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By pielet97
2012 GSA Dash Reliability and Supply?

My frustration level has been maxed out!

A month ago, my entire dash went blank, no LED, no speedo, no tach. I took it to the dealer under warranty and they said the dash is fried. They also...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By pielet97
You can buy them cheap on fleabay.

You can buy them cheap on fleabay.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By pielet97
Locking OEM GPS holder for Nav IV?

I rented a 2013 GS in Spain and and it had a locking mount for the GPS (NAV V??) and my Nav IV fit/worked great.

My question is, does anyone know if the plugs are identical for the bike's harness?...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By pielet97
As of now, 216 views and only 2-3% have reported...

As of now, 216 views and only 2-3% have reported issues. My guesstimate would be less than 10% of all owners have ever had an issue.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 860
Posted By pielet97
The above posts are very vague. Do you...

The above posts are very vague.

Do you mean it cools down after you stop and it warms up after you start??
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,282
Posted By pielet97
Rear Main Seal 2012

My 12 had a rear main seal leak at 6K. It took two trips to the dealership, but it's still dry 600 miles later.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,830
Posted By pielet97
Embarrassing

As a group, are we really that slow that we can't realize the aforementioned "AC" models are not air cooled, but liquid (oil) cooled???
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,991
Posted By pielet97
I have the same sort of thing, but mine are more...

I have the same sort of thing, but mine are more of a BB shape.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By pielet97
I assume you're stopped when you hold it down???

I assume you're stopped when you hold it down???
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,189
Posted By pielet97
Food grade silicone is always good on rubber, but...

Food grade silicone is always good on rubber, but will attract more dirt than untreated rubber.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,360
Posted By pielet97
Those spokes have been cut. The failure isn't...

Those spokes have been cut. The failure isn't fatigue or overload.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,281
Views: 642,652
Posted By pielet97
I"m sure there are people that are better at it...

I"m sure there are people that are better at it than I am, but I wasted about 4 tries worth and could not get the wrinkles out of the complex bends. I started from different angles after my fails...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,676
Posted By pielet97
My vehicles seem to run smoother after I wash...

My vehicles seem to run smoother after I wash them, seriously!:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,343
Posted By pielet97
I would be interested and have worked closely...

I would be interested and have worked closely with Paul on my 450X in the past.

He and his products are World Class!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By pielet97
definitely not normal, a seal has most likely...

definitely not normal, a seal has most likely failed.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By pielet97
I had the same thing on my 2012 GSA and ended up...

I had the same thing on my 2012 GSA and ended up being a loose connection at the starter.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 137,051
Posted By pielet97
Any details on the gauges?

Any details on the gauges?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 137,051
Posted By pielet97
I was of the same opinion, hence my solution. If...

I was of the same opinion, hence my solution. If I had to do it again, the only thing I would change would be to lower the back 1" and raise the front 1". This would lower the end of the bike rail...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 137,051
Posted By pielet97
Bike Rack for Adventure Luggage Rack

I wanted to be able to slide the top case off and slide on a bike rack with the OEM lock and rack. All metal is stainless and it works great!

$116 for the OEM lock and cylinder
$50 in stainless...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By pielet97
Looks like some type of heli-coil.

Looks like some type of heli-coil.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,273
Posted By pielet97
The difference between riding the bike and the...

The difference between riding the bike and the pitbull is where the loads originate. While riding, the stresses initiate at the rubber and flow as the engineers modeled.

When using the pitbull,...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,009
Posted By pielet97
I don't think one axis will be enough to prevent...

I don't think one axis will be enough to prevent damage. If I wanted something like that, I'd design a RAM ball mount type pivot point.
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,639
Posted By pielet97
This the response from the company, pretty solid...

This the response from the company, pretty solid IMO.

Thank you for reaching out to us. I have reviewed the forum and the posts. I know exactly of the situation that is being discussed. And...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,770
Posted By pielet97
My 2012 did the same thing. Actually turned out...

My 2012 did the same thing. Actually turned out to be a loose wire on the starter. When I attempted to start it, I would hear a relay sort of click. Not a full solenoid or starter click, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By pielet97
Seat pan part number?

What is the seat pan part number on your GS or GSA. I know they switched to a thinner pan sometime in 2009, but I think they may have switched back in 11 or 12.

2012 GSA
5253-7667725

When I...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,384
Posted By pielet97
This is what I just received from Spencer. Very...

This is what I just received from Spencer. Very depressing...

Jim,

Thank you for your interest in my work.
.
Unfortunately I have had to make the difficult decision to stop taking all late...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,133
Posted By pielet97
A lot of the large aircraft that fly around today...

A lot of the large aircraft that fly around today are solely fly by wire. It is just a matter of cost and maintenance.....

Eventually, everything will be "fly" by wire.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By pielet97
Your foot could be too far forward, hence always...

Your foot could be too far forward, hence always slightly riding the rear brake.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,530
Posted By pielet97
Now that is some funny sh!t! So true, so true....

Now that is some funny sh!t! So true, so true....
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By pielet97
If it's a good warranty, drive it around over 4K...

If it's a good warranty, drive it around over 4K and blow it up. Then it'll be easy to figure out what's wrong.:rofl
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