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Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,370
Posted By rangerrn
Bloody"s of nashville

I just took my 2014 to Bloody's in Nashville Tennessee. I did my own oil/filter change at my residence before going.

Total bill was $83.34.
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By rangerrn
bmw

check brake pads
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,073
Posted By rangerrn
Motorcyclist magazine october 2013

Sounds like you could get some useful information out of the October 2013 issue of Motorcyclist magazine. They did a full tour test on all the current adventure bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By rangerrn
I ask my service writer that question on Tuesday...

I ask my service writer that question on Tuesday and he said it was the same as on previous model gs's. Which means it will not support my Gerbings gear. The stocker will have to be replaced with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,532
Posted By rangerrn
I have seen large black mesh netting type...

I have seen large black mesh netting type material used on the grills of autos/trucks to keep bugs from getting trapped in the radiator grids. Anyone have any ideas on applying that technique to our...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By rangerrn
fastways

Thank you kindly.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By rangerrn
2009 FASTWAYS onto my 2013 WATERCOOLED?

Will the fastway pegs on my 2009 r1200gs fit on my not yet arrived 2013 watercooled r1200gs model?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,598
Posted By rangerrn
Injury

How did you get scratches on your stomach? Were your pants not zipped to your jacket?

Did your gloves abrade thru? What type gloves?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,226
Posted By rangerrn
??

What insurance company was that?

I thought comprehensive covered practically anything
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By rangerrn
600 mile service

I took my new 1200GS to Grasss Roots BMW after changing the oil/filter myself. They performed the complete 600 mile service with my total charge being $84.25.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By rangerrn
SEAT swap between adv & standard 1200

At 6' 3" I would like to have more legroom on my standard 2009 1200 GS. I installed Fastway pegs and love em but I was thinking I'd like to try an adventure model seat. Would that seat give me a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,594
Posted By rangerrn
07 vs 08

The 08 has a different rake/trail figures.

The stock seat is improved with less slope toward the tank and a bit different foam density.

Center stand is different making the bike even easier...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,663
Posted By rangerrn
Insurance company

I have never had a claim to test my State Farm policy.

Would like to hear how smoothly your process goes and if they pay replacement value or what they base their payoff on.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,000
Posted By rangerrn
600 mile service

The 600 mile service on my new 2009 GS 1200 was performed at Grass Roots BMW. I did the engine oil/filter change myself though.

My bill was $84.25
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By rangerrn
MY 1st BMW FACTORY ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE TEST

Last Sunday, my 7 year old son and myself came out of church to find that my year and a half old 09 GS1200 w/5,1010 miles on it would not start. I diagnosed the problem as a dead battery.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By rangerrn
Sparkie plug

That NGK plug is the one listed in the owners manual.
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By rangerrn
Call ROB

Call Robert @ 610-960-2245

He works for Arai Americas.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By rangerrn
Ethanol Free Fuel

I have an 09GS with 3,100 miles. I only use premium fuel that is ethanol free. No name stations frequently have it.

No fuel guage problems...yet?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,676
Posted By rangerrn
I have never seen three bikes broken down period

I have never seen three motorcycles of any brand broken down in one day anywhere or anytime.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,755
Posted By rangerrn
Checking Accuracy

Easiest way to check your speedo's accuracy (your bike must have the optional trip computer to do this) is to reset your average speed while your riding at a steady speed, for example, 60 mph, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,807
Posted By rangerrn
Bridgestone Battle Wings For $150.28

I have ran about 7 sets of the tourances and decided to try something different.

I ordered a set of Battle Wings for my 09 1200GS from Jake Wilson and they arrived in two days costing me $150.28...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 32,244
Posted By rangerrn
Bridgestone Battlewings

Ok, you guys have convinced me to try a set on my 09 GS 1200.

I just ordered them from Jake Wilson Dist.

Delivered price is $150.28
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By rangerrn
600 service

Just had my 600 mile service performed at Grass Roots BMW in Mo. I did the oil/filter change myself.

My TOTAL bill was $84.25. I ask about the 6k service and was quoted $86.40, if I do my own...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,807
Posted By rangerrn
At 1956 hrs. today a representative told me that...

At 1956 hrs. today a representative told me that they were out of the rear tourance in the 150/80-17 size. They expect more at the end of the month.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,870
Posted By rangerrn
2009 Gs 1200 600 Mile Service Just Completed

Just had it done at Grass Roots BMW. My silver 2009 GS had 834 miles on it when I arrived at the dealership. I did the oil/filter change myself.

The costs were as follows;

Labor---$79.20...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,018
Posted By rangerrn
No Ethanol

Two months ago I found a filling station in the small town I live in (southern middle TN) that claimed to not have ethanol in it's fuel. I took a sample of it to a Stihl chain saw shop for testing to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,831
Posted By rangerrn
Insurance

Comprehensive on my 2009 1200 GS is $267 annually thru Foremost.

I don't have very high coverages though at 50 100 50

That also includes gear/accessory coverage up to $3500. That will cover...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,993
Posted By rangerrn
6k service

I didn't ask about the 6k service. I will do the services myself from this point forward.

I just wanted to have the first one on the books so to speak.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,993
Posted By rangerrn
600 mile service

Called my selling dealer which is 210 miles away from me (I live about 75 miles south of Nashville) to inquire about the initial service on my 09GS1200. David Bork, the service manager put me on hold...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By rangerrn
starter cover

I did not like the way my 09 looked with the starter exposed so I kneeled down and carefully examined both my 06 gs and my 09 side by side. The area around the starter on the 09 is a bit different so...
Forum: Vendors 01-01-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
stoke

Gave my six year old son a size small for Christmas. He was not excited as he just wanted toys.

All sizes are still available.
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
stoke

I have them all.
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
Price drop on these. $240 delivered

Price drop on these.

$240 delivered
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
No vents

Just went and took a close look for vents and there are none. The BMW catalog describes the suit as being waterproof and "breathable" ??
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
stoke suits

I still have some stoke suits available.
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
mix or match

It is a two piece. And yes you can mix/match sizes.
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
about gone

These are about gone, anyone else interested?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By rangerrn
What dealer?

What is your dealer name and where is it located?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By rangerrn
Your back?

You mention your back, where did you go? You in the military?
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,247
Posted By rangerrn
stoke suits

I sent you the info you requested.

Small, medium & large still available.
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