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Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By gr8ridn
Nice write up. When I did the cam timing check on...

Nice write up. When I did the cam timing check on my bike the left cams were slightly off as well. I also noticed the change in timing with the tensioner tool compared to the unpressurized engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By gr8ridn
no need to remove anything. The fill is between...

no need to remove anything. The fill is between the legs of the rear splash guard. Use a syringe and extension tube to fill between the splash guard legs. The manual calls for 180cc oil once drained.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By gr8ridn
My Zega Pros are leak proof going on 18 months of...

My Zega Pros are leak proof going on 18 months of use. While the thumb wheel isn't as elegant as the BMW fastening system, it is strong and secure. No complaints with the latches and and seals. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By gr8ridn
I got my notice on Monday. Called my dealer on...

I got my notice on Monday. Called my dealer on Tuesday, the same response, waiting on parts. I asked to be called once they were in and was advised the soonest they could do the work would be mid...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,315
Posted By gr8ridn
This is correct. BMW service checklist calls for...

This is correct. BMW service checklist calls for the bevel gear (rear drive) oil change on the 600 mile running in service.
180 ML of 75-90 SAF-XO oil specified.
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 25,144
Posted By gr8ridn
Nice looking with useful lockable capacity. Will...

Nice looking with useful lockable capacity. Will this fit the 2013 GSW as well? Looks like the mount is the same and it is narrow enough to fit the factory grab handles.

I like that it can be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By gr8ridn
Is your bike an early 2013? I had the same issue...

Is your bike an early 2013? I had the same issue with the speedo needle going past zero when off to about -10 mph. It read 10 MPH low at all speeds after this. The instrument cluster was replaced...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
Brilliant! That solved the same issue I have had...

Brilliant! That solved the same issue I have had since installing City Navigator NA NT 2015.1. Thanks for sharing this with the ADV community. This simple procedure allowed the use of Basecamp with...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
It's time to try the update. I got the same new...

It's time to try the update. I got the same new map notification when riding with Smartphone Link enabled. I also updated the Garmin Express to the latest version (ver 3.2.4.0). Thanks for the report.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
I agree, best to wait until we get confirmation...

I agree, best to wait until we get confirmation from Garmin the issue is corrected.

Thanks all for the replies.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
Any one else update the maps without issues on...

Any one else update the maps without issues on the Nav V? I'm holding off until a few users report glitch free updates. The mapping before this update is perfectly adequate for my 8600 mile summer...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,179
Posted By gr8ridn
Adventure Dave of advgear.net is about to release...

Adventure Dave of advgear.net is about to release a new tool box for the GSW and 2014 GSAW bikes. It is a new design with some new refinements in fit and finish. All in all a very nice box with good...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By gr8ridn
No TB sync but the valves are calling for every...

No TB sync but the valves are calling for every 12000 miles to have clearance checked and adjusted if necessary. Also 12 K calls for rear drive oil change, air filter, and spark plug replacement....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,578
Posted By gr8ridn
I ordered a set from Revzilla this morning to...

I ordered a set from Revzilla this morning to only be told after confirming the order they were mistaken and their warehouse had none in the 120/19 and 170/17 sizes. I'm back on the wait list:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,936
Posted By gr8ridn
The linked brakes only work under certain...

The linked brakes only work under certain circumstances. The linkage is managed electrically. To test your system you can turn on the ignition not starting the engine while on the center stand. Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By gr8ridn
If you like firm seats the Touratech Kahedo seat...

If you like firm seats the Touratech Kahedo seat will be very similar to the same firmness to the Corbin with a better seat shape and fit.. These seats are available in low, stock, and high seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,976
Posted By gr8ridn
I have the TT Zega pros on my 13 GSW. I like them...

I have the TT Zega pros on my 13 GSW. I like them a lot. If you go this route you will have to buy the Zega Pannier Rack to replace the factory rack on your GSA if it has that. I really prefer the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By gr8ridn
The enduro pro plug is simply a jumper wire to...

The enduro pro plug is simply a jumper wire to connect the two wires. As long as your bike has the enduro pro software a jumper will do until your dealer provides the plug.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,795
Posted By gr8ridn
Wrong size for your bike? That plus credible...

Wrong size for your bike? That plus credible reports form others with K60 issues will keep me away. Perhaps when they make the right size it will be worth a try, but with the liabilities and warranty...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,375
Posted By gr8ridn
10 months ago I started my quest for tires on the...

10 months ago I started my quest for tires on the GSW. In that time I have been through a defective Metzler NEXT front, Conti Trail Attacks, and a Karoo 3 set. No other tires have been available.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By gr8ridn
Except they don't do BMW x lace wheels. This was...

Except they don't do BMW x lace wheels. This was their statement when I was inquiring. Woody's took the job and did a superb repair that was better than a new wheel in terms of run out and alignment....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,860
Posted By gr8ridn
Actually, I went for the GPR damper. Like it a...

Actually, I went for the GPR damper. Like it a lot. This damper has been discussed on other threads. It is the best solution in my opinion if you don't use handle bar risers. If risers are used I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By gr8ridn
As mentioned before I have the GPR on my 2013...

As mentioned before I have the GPR on my 2013 GSW. I haven't taken it off road yet, but will spend the next week in Death Valley. This is where I expect it to benefit in terms of reduced rider...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,962
Posted By gr8ridn
Thanks for that. This is what I have run the...

Thanks for that. This is what I have run the Conti trail attacks and Metzler Next's at. Probably a good starting point.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By gr8ridn
The GPR I have has several advantages and...

The GPR I have has several advantages and drawbacks compared to the HyperPro model. I researched both before buying the GPR.

GPR
Negatives

Design does not allow the use of aftermarket risers...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,962
Posted By gr8ridn
I just mounted Karoo 3s on my GSW. What are the...

I just mounted Karoo 3s on my GSW. What are the street tire pressures used to get the good wear some are reporting?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By gr8ridn
My GPR damper is working well with no issues now...

My GPR damper is working well with no issues now that GPR figured out the steering lock issue. The damper and mounts does not move with the suspension travel....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By gr8ridn
Front Caliper mount bolt torque

The factory spec is 40 nm (29.5 ft/lb)for the front caliper mount bolts. Dry and clean with no oil, anti-seize , or LocTite..
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,562
Posted By gr8ridn
The cam timing issue was discussed in a former...

The cam timing issue was discussed in a former thread. Here is what I had to report about the procedure,

"If you are simply talking checking the valve clearance nothing special is needed. If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By gr8ridn
No, you do not have to remove the gas cap. The...

No, you do not have to remove the gas cap. The top panel fits the gas cap tightly. Just wiggle the panel to slip past the gas cap.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,562
Posted By gr8ridn
I got my 13 GSW in May and at first the gear...

I got my 13 GSW in May and at first the gear changes were rather clunky in the 1-2 and 2-3 upshifts. Now with 11000 miles they are very smooth. Learning to fill the engine oil to a max of the upper...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
I use the Nav IV car mount with my Nav V when...

I use the Nav IV car mount with my Nav V when traveling by car. It does fit and will provide power to the GPS when plugged in. It will not help with any sound, you need a bluetooth speaker device or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By gr8ridn
I went with the GPR steering damper as described...

I went with the GPR steering damper as described in the link posted by oalvarez. I have been happy with the setup and look forward to when I can get it in the dirt to dial in the optimal setting. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
That answers my question if this was a bug in my...

That answers my question if this was a bug in my system or all of them do that. Your procedure is exactly what I do to view the gathered stats.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
I misunderstood, I thought the 4 button cradle...

I misunderstood, I thought the 4 button cradle was being used. If you are using the factory supplied cradle (no buttons with key lock) there is a different problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
The mount is the problem. When I first got my GSW...

The mount is the problem. When I first got my GSW I tried using the Nav IV mount instead of the mount of the GPS prep option. No Integration in spite of being plugged into the original connection. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 185,275
Posted By gr8ridn
Emoto, I get the same results on my 2013 GSW...

Emoto,
I get the same results on my 2013 GSW except on the last motorcycle status and last ride analyzer I must remove the GPS from the cradle to get these pages. It this the same on your bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,728
Posted By gr8ridn
Interesting assumption, I went with the factory...

Interesting assumption, I went with the factory repair and service information.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,728
Posted By gr8ridn
Mine are not nylock nuts, but rather crimped...

Mine are not nylock nuts, but rather crimped nuts. As you know these loose their locking abitlity with re-use. The factory RSD calls for medium strength Loc-tite. What is your source for no loc-tite?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By gr8ridn
I've been waiting for this tire to become...

I've been waiting for this tire to become available. Just checked and 170/60-17 is still back ordered. The site is setup to ntify me when they are in.
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