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Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By Brahma
I used to live near there and stopped in...

I used to live near there and stopped in periodically. It is a treasure trove to walk through, and they are good people.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
: Apparently, BMW doesn't think so. Re-read...

:
Apparently, BMW doesn't think so. Re-read their announcement. And let's be honest- "real" offroad riders laugh at the GS- it is too heavy. That's why the F800 came about.

Jim, you are a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
I'm not arguing anything. There will be GS...

I'm not arguing anything.

There will be GS owners that will switch to this type of performance. Just as you state they are two different bikes, there are different types of riders. The fatherland...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
When someone first puts a oil cooler guard on it...

When someone first puts a oil cooler guard on it and does a ride report of taking it somewhere offroad, this statement will be negated. Your statement about the drop is pure conjecture.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
True but the fact of the matter is the majority...

True but the fact of the matter is the majority DON'T go offroad. Eventually, allure meets practicality.
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
Back to my first statement- 95% of GS's really...

Back to my first statement- 95% of GS's really don't go offroad, and there inlies where the decision will be...

This thing has my attention like a hot, 26 year old blonde...

Also, I'll say...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
F**k n A!

F**k n A!
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
C'mon Jim. It happens enough to be a known...

C'mon Jim. It happens enough to be a known POTENTIAL problem and we ALL know it, whether we want to admit it or not.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
That awkward moment when you've just realized...

That awkward moment when you've just realized you've become an old man... :D
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
Not everyone can afford two, and probably 95% of...

Not everyone can afford two, and probably 95% of GS's never see a dirt road. I'd bet we may be surprised, and BMW thinks so too...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 26,752
Posted By Brahma
S1000XR - How many GS's are suddenly going to be for sale?

The cure for the final drive problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,473
Posted By Brahma
I was so pissed at myself for swapping out for an...

I was so pissed at myself for swapping out for an oddessey battery- it took me days to figure out how to a avoid this very thing, and it really is an Achilles heel of the way my bike is set up right...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,907
Posted By Brahma
So, let me get this straight- you carry a plastic...

So, let me get this straight- you carry a plastic emergency key with you, or "hide" it on the bike in case the $300 optional "keyless" system leaves the $20k+ bike inoperable?

WTF??
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,907
Posted By Brahma
I'll wait for the biometric start option to come...

I'll wait for the biometric start option to come out. Fobs are so '80's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,907
Posted By Brahma
How much is the option? Understanding...

How much is the option?

Understanding that, either way, one has to carry something, I'd be prone to carrying a key instead, saving money and simplifying the overall machine.

If I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By Brahma
Programming "efficiency" to fit every need. ...

Programming "efficiency" to fit every need. Don't sweat it- JVB is mostly likely correct.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,367
Posted By Brahma
Unfortunately, there are other reasons to have...

Unfortunately, there are other reasons to have protection of the valve covers than from drops- flying debris on the road. I had bars only until a valve check led me to discover a road debris hit so...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 71,016
Posted By Brahma
You seem to be a patient, thoughtful person, but...

You seem to be a patient, thoughtful person, but your case is ONE case that may in actuality be more from this dealer. Social Media AND legal action will cause you more time and money in this matter,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,889
Posted By Brahma
How about Camden, NJ? That should fit their...

How about Camden, NJ? That should fit their travel location choices nicely.

The MOA needs to get real about locations. I dropped my membership over the crappy location they had when they...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,255
Posted By Brahma
Airhawk under fitted sheepskin.

Airhawk under fitted sheepskin.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,913
Posted By Brahma
Keyless Ride sounds interesting...

Keyless Ride sounds interesting...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,046
Posted By Brahma
I should point out- * Cheaper than buying...

I should point out-

* Cheaper than buying a new seat others rave about but you may not.
* Adjustable comfort with the Airhawk where another seat or gel is not.
* Don't under-estimate the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,046
Posted By Brahma
Alaskan Sheepskin fitted seat cover on my GS with...

Alaskan Sheepskin fitted seat cover on my GS with an Airhawk under it.... Luxurious comfort.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By Brahma
Me too...

Me too...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
I looked it up on May's fiche and the right one...

I looked it up on May's fiche and the right one is $64. Looks easy enough to change...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
Took the bike out today, it was much quieter on...

Took the bike out today, it was much quieter on start but audible, again from the right side. In less than two miles, it went away totally. Took it to the dealer, and as there were no more...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
This is EXACTLY what it sounded like; ...

This is EXACTLY what it sounded like;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qq1U1Lcsa6w&feature=youtu.be

Thank you. Same symptoms, but right side. The exact same scenario- a flawlessly sounding and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
I was told by someone it may be that the cam...

I was told by someone it may be that the cam chain tensioners may have lost their being pumped up over time. Anyone disagree with this?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
Sounds good. Thanks guys. I will check into...

Sounds good. Thanks guys. I will check into these ideas tonight.

Does anyone support the idea of the valve adjustment? I got my head down right next to the right cylinder head cover once it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
I didn't do the screw driver trick but really...

I didn't do the screw driver trick but really didn't have to- the noise is definitely coming from the right cylinder head area. The noise improved by at least 85% when I finally let it idle for 5...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By Brahma
'11 Camhead right cylinder clunking- bracing for "They all do that" replies...

Guys-

I got my bike back from the fuel pump recall and a generator belt replacement. I rode it home eight miles and didn't notice any unusual noises. That was two or three weeks ago. Since then, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Brahma
Anyone put a Camhead on a Kendon trailer?

I have an opportunity to get a Kendon fold up single bike trailer tomorrow at a good price, and want to know if there is anything I should look for. It is for towing my '11 GS and '85 K100RT to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,708
Posted By Brahma
I decided to buy this tonight and try it. I have...

I decided to buy this tonight and try it. I have tried everything in the past, but OH MY GOD! The exhaust on my '11 GS is virtually brand new! This has to be nominated for the advrider.com...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,409
Posted By Brahma
Thanks! Do you or anyone else know the...

Thanks!

Do you or anyone else know the pressure from the pump? It would be a "fun fact"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,409
Posted By Brahma
No leaks!

No leaks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,409
Posted By Brahma
I installed the QD's with no issue. The sealant...

I installed the QD's with no issue. The sealant that was used either at the factory or the dealer came out spotlessly with an old toothbrush and alcohol. I kneaded the daylights out of the gasoila...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By Brahma
I installed a set of PIAA LED fogs that are...

I installed a set of PIAA LED fogs that are plenty bright enough to ride with in the event my HID system ever dies...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,409
Posted By Brahma
The ring makes the mating face of the flange very...

The ring makes the mating face of the flange very slightly recessed into it which also slightly affects getting to it with a wrench. I personally would like, to use the proper scientific terms, a...
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