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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By bighopper
I just repaired a friends 2004 GSA that had the...

I just repaired a friends 2004 GSA that had the front u-joint stiff and causing noise when ridden. A new drive shaft was $1000 CDN. Also did the FD main bearing & seal while we had it apart & waiting...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 51,041
Posted By bighopper
Was the light red or blue. Red = charge. Blue =...

Was the light red or blue. Red = charge. Blue = Charged
Also SMH-10B? or is it the SMH-10R (thin unit)?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By bighopper
Take a look at this...

Take a look at this http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51759&rnd=04282014
Go to the clutch & the next fiche you'll see the Slave cylinder & the push rod that operates the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-11-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By bighopper
I would leave it as separate for each day, makes...

I would leave it as separate for each day, makes for an easy time managing were you are & going too.
When I first started using Basecamp I did one route & it got messy using it on the Montana (could...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By bighopper
Blue tooth is only able to do one thing at a...

Blue tooth is only able to do one thing at a time.
Here is a copy & Paste from a 2011 Sena Forum...

Sena
posted this on September 15, 2011, 1:49 PM
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-11-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By bighopper
I use a Garmin Montana 650 with the audio from...

I use a Garmin Montana 650 with the audio from the Garmin wired mount hooked to a Sena SM10 & I have a Sena SMH-10R on my helmet. Works great.:D
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-31-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
Can't remember how the Montana looked, but I...

Can't remember how the Montana looked, but I found the polarized sun glasses & the on coming cars windows show small squares not to my liking, so I stick with my normal glasses & the visor in my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By bighopper
Have you tried using a little heat at one spot on...

Have you tried using a little heat at one spot on the expansion ring.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-22-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By bighopper
Sorry but the Montana doesn't support Bluetooth....

Sorry but the Montana doesn't support Bluetooth. You need to use the Motorcycle mount & from that take the AUDIO out & plug into a Bluetooth transmitter.
I use the SENA SM10 to my SMH10R works great.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,961
Posted By bighopper
The 'Black Beast' :freaky ...

The 'Black Beast' :freaky

http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s387/bighopper/Tetons.jpg (http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/bighopper/media/Tetons.jpg.html)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,755
Posted By bighopper
Turn Off 'Automatic Recalculation' then your...

Turn Off 'Automatic Recalculation' then your route will stay the way you uploaded to the Montana.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-05-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,991
Posted By bighopper
I recently had an email from Garmin with sales on...

I recently had an email from Garmin with sales on CNNA & Lifetime that was I think in the $20 range, not sure of expire date though.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,946
Posted By bighopper
I would remove the front wheel & check the...

I would remove the front wheel & check the bearings by turning the inner race of both bearings to see how they felt. But if your concerned then I would replace both & the the seal. As to the rear...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-09-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
In short no, you can only search for fuel,...

In short no, you can only search for fuel, lodging near you (in any direction).

You might want to take a read of this thread by EmmBeeDee @ http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=790308
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By bighopper
I recently rebuilt my K1200LT FD & tried to find...

I recently rebuilt my K1200LT FD & tried to find a non-OEM source up here in Canada...but found out the the BMW bearing at $100 (10% discount at our local BMW dealer) was cheaper VS $225 from a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
Wait for WIN10:rofl

Wait for WIN10:rofl
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
2015.20

2015.20
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,191
Posted By bighopper
Buy some ABS in the size you want. A cap for the...

Buy some ABS in the size you want. A cap for the back & Access cap with screw plug for the front. Figure out how you want to mount (I used 6" stainless Hose clamps) cheap.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-07-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,644
Posted By bighopper
The Montana 6xx series allow turning off...

The Montana 6xx series allow turning off 'recalculate'. I personally have it turned off all the time when using a route. When I'm in a place were I might be looking for motel or other then I stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By bighopper
The 2.875 unit I got from motobins was stamped in...

The 2.875 unit I got from motobins was stamped in ink with 2.9.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By bighopper
Not sure you will be able to get just that part,...

Not sure you will be able to get just that part, as the Speedo Gearbox is only listed. I recently updated my 04 GSA to a 2.9 ratio from Motobins.co.uk (no affiliation) (see this thread...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 08-22-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,812
Posted By bighopper
I just took a look at Garmin's site at the Specs...

I just took a look at Garmin's site at the Specs for both GPS & neither has 'Tracks' listed as supported?
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 08-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
Looks like I have the same issue, so looks like a...

Looks like I have the same issue, so looks like a call from me too....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7,210
Views: 1,368,050
Posted By bighopper
Looks like the Russian embargo applies to YouTube...

Looks like the Russian embargo applies to YouTube too....
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 07-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By bighopper
Usually you need to delete old pairings on...

Usually you need to delete old pairings on Bluetooth devices, helps when having troubles too sometimes.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By bighopper
Here is the link...

Here is the link http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?97657-Steptoe-CCP-Mod
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By bighopper
I did stick on mount the the nose on my 1150gsa....

I did stick on mount the the nose on my 1150gsa. Just behind the plastic part of the beak...this is the result I get this is part a trip I did in Mexico in March down the Baja & Devils Back Bone. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By bighopper
1150 GSA Tail Light Repair

I had the tail light bulb melt the plastic tail light housing on my way back from Great Falls on Tuesday.
Bulb Hanging in Tail Light fixture & plastic melted around bulb base...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By bighopper
Funny, I just had this happen yesterday coming...

Funny, I just had this happen yesterday coming back from Great Falls. The bulb had melted the plastic. Going for a metal 1157 replacement holder tomorrow & a little modification & JB Weld & it will...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 203,286
Posted By bighopper
Same as me on my 03 1150GSA. I recently did a...

Same as me on my 03 1150GSA. I recently did a 6200 klm trip into the US May/June & was very impressed with the low end torque & how smoother the engine was & I average 6 Ltr / 100Klm. Unit was at 7. ...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 07-04-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
I didn't pay attention to this change on a trip...

I didn't pay attention to this change on a trip in early June....& was wondering why the Trip Data disappeared. I for one use Trip field as my total trip mileage....saves having to write down your...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
I use a Sena SMH10R & an SM10 that transmits...

I use a Sena SMH10R & an SM10 that transmits Stereo from my Ipad mini & mono from my Montana. Have no issues with sat reception.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-15-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By bighopper
Just select the US ALL the states that you want...

Just select the US ALL the states that you want to have in your GPS, let OSM compile it for you then load into your GPS.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,725
Posted By bighopper
Well I tried again this afternoon to do the Map...

Well I tried again this afternoon to do the Map Update, & Express said it was available...so I start the process....at near the end of the D/L Express crashed my computer. After start up complete i...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,725
Posted By bighopper
Just tried getting this new update, but Garmin...

Just tried getting this new update, but Garmin tells me via Garmin Express or Thru the WEB page at MyGarmin the I am up to date with 2014.40 :huh. I have a Montana 650.

So maybe it has been taken...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-19-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By bighopper
Place it on your computer then you can send it to...

Place it on your computer then you can send it to your Garmin, as the Whole CNNA or parts as you wish.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By bighopper
+1 Take a look at your tires on the outer edges &...

+1 Take a look at your tires on the outer edges & see what the tread blocks look like.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
I just got back from 16 days in Mexico (Baja,...

I just got back from 16 days in Mexico (Baja, Copper Canyon etc) & I recorded my tracks everyday & saved them. On returning home copied them to my PC & Basecamp..looking at them & creating Routes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By bighopper
As Jim has said above Beemerboneyard has them....

As Jim has said above Beemerboneyard has them. And they will ship to a drop box location...just had $700US delivered to Sweetgrass 4 weeks ago.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-23-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12,098
Views: 1,608,204
Posted By bighopper
Did they fix the problem with not being able to...

Did they fix the problem with not being able to open installed registered maps?

Thanks
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