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Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,953
Posted By dogsrule
Stick coils? See discussion by Steptoe on...

Stick coils?
See discussion by Steptoe on checking them. 1150's are the best!

Tom

Good luck
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By dogsrule
carrying skis

Hello,
I frequently carry skis on my bike (GSA) during the late spring or early summer. I have a PVC tube anchored to my pannier. The tube accommodates the width of the skis (current model about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By dogsrule
Check with www.MAXBMW. I bought one from them in...

Check with www.MAXBMW. I bought one from them in the past.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By dogsrule
High revs and no power

Well, I guess thats that! Fluid level is ok. And with rapid roll on the revs do max out. Yes, I probably ride the clutch too much! Now, would folks recommend a ceramic clutch or OEM?

Dogsrule
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,061
Posted By dogsrule
No power and high revs.

On my 1150 GSA w/ 40K, I've just noticed when quickly accelerating in 5th or 6th above 4000rpm's I have no power and it acts like I've pulled the clutch in or am in neutral. If I slowly creep up to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By dogsrule
I used a block and tackle with 4:1 advantage to...

I used a block and tackle with 4:1 advantage to help me overcome the spring. My GSA has GS sized Ohlins and I also changed the side stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,162
Posted By dogsrule
I have had good luck with the side stand on my...

I have had good luck with the side stand on my 1150GSA to break the bead. For guidance I used Helge's DVD in which he demonstrates both front and rear tire changes on a GS with standard tools from...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 468,815
Posted By dogsrule
1150 Gsa

Headed to Selkirks last spring. 04 GSA with usual farkles. Stock low seat. Have since added TT Cylinder head guards.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By dogsrule
Lowering 1150GSA

The 1150GSA is such a great bike that I would encourage fitting it to you. Try first the standard GS with low seat. If that works then as mentioned swap out the shocks for standard GS length, add...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By dogsrule
Consider the Black Ball ferry from Port Angeles...

Consider the Black Ball ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria. Passage through customs is generally a breeze and you get a nice ride to PA and can start your tour of VI from the bottom. My next...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2006, 10:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,053
Posted By dogsrule
Heated grips, Hippo Hands and summer gloves! ...

Heated grips, Hippo Hands and summer gloves! Best feel and warm hands. Rarely have to use the heated grips on high. :gdog
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 901,938
Posted By dogsrule
Hippo Hands!:clap Can wear summer weight gloves...

Hippo Hands!:clap Can wear summer weight gloves year round and my fingers still move after a winters ride.:clap GS1150 Adv.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By dogsrule
I've done it the other way. And second the...

I've done it the other way. And second the recommendation to change the side and center stand. I have both available if your interested at 1/2 list + freight.

Dogs
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,201
Posted By dogsrule
Thumb I replaced the shocks & center stand with...

I replaced the shocks & center stand with standard 1150 GS, (ohlins after 20K) plus the low seat. You don't necessarily need to change the side stand unless you want to use it as a bead breaker. In...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By dogsrule
1200 Adv gear ratios

Any info on the gear ratios of the 1200 GS Adv and how it compares to the 1150 Adv? Particularly 1st gear?

Dogsrule:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By dogsrule
Cool2 To reattach the springs I used a set of...

To reattach the springs I used a set of blocks-tackles. About 4 to give me a 3:1 advantage. Make sure your center stand is tied to the front forks or wheel and secure 1 block to the forks. I...
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