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Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By Joachim
I've got the Remus headers going into an...

I've got the Remus headers going into an akrapovic muffler. It does eliminate the catalytic converter. It does still have the plugs for the O2 sensors. They eliminate the flapper valve - I've not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Joachim
Sorry, bike is a 2014 GSAW. Again, I did not...

Sorry, bike is a 2014 GSAW. Again, I did not notice any decrease in performance or running smoothness.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Joachim
Sorry, it runs exactly the same as before the...

Sorry, it runs exactly the same as before the mods. Was it worthwhile - probably not - it was running great in standard set up. Only reason I did it was because I got an extra good deal.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By Joachim
I've got Remus headers going into akrapovic...

I've got Remus headers going into akrapovic muffler. You obviously will eliminate the catalytic converter. The valve baffle assembly has to be removed as it can not be fitted to the Remus headers....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,808
Posted By Joachim
I've had the Wunderlich Ergo low seat for about...

I've had the Wunderlich Ergo low seat for about two weeks. In the low setting it feels about the same as the standard GS seat in the low position. With a 32" in seam leg measurement I can fully flat...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Joachim
Thanks everybody for the input. There does appear...

Thanks everybody for the input. There does appear to be something happening, which may justify some kind of recall fix further down the line. I'll go back to the dealer and make sure that they pass...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Joachim
[QUOTE=advlust;24887857]"To answer Jetspeed: ...

[QUOTE=advlust;24887857]"To answer Jetspeed:

The alarm is definitely more advanced than the earlier versions. It will chirp a gentle warning first (it is quite sensitive), it will then go off at...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Joachim
[QUOTE=advlust;24887409]The dealer I have ordered...

[QUOTE=advlust;24887409]The dealer I have ordered the alarm from, confirmed that the new water cooled GS alarm system does not need key fobs. It is all integrated with the GS.

That is so, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Joachim
Pistole - Did the front fail suddenly or was...

Pistole -
Did the front fail suddenly or was it gradual? Did they work out what went wrong with the master cylinder? I assume you still had the rear brake?

The flushing seems to have recovered...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Joachim
Mainly front brake and I use the rear solo for...

Mainly front brake and I use the rear solo for tight turns and rarely for braking into tight corners. I am gentle on braking.
I am in Sydney, Australia and we pay double or more on parts compared to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Joachim
I am under warranty, but I don't want the...

I am under warranty, but I don't want the niggling in the back of my mind that it could go anytime and at inopportune moment!
I was hoping that somebody had a similar occurrence and could point...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Joachim
Lost rear brake on 2014 GSA LC

Hi, 7000 km, suddenly my rear brake is completely gone. Pedal just sinks all the way to the stop. Fluid in reservoir on top line and no leaks visible. No fault warnings.

Took it to the dealer -...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Joachim
The dealer told me that they updated the...

The dealer told me that they updated the instrument (?) software and that I might notice some changes.
The fob for the unit is the same as for another BMW, can't remember which one.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Joachim
I've got the wolfman Rocky Mountain bags on the...

I've got the wolfman Rocky Mountain bags on the factory 14 GSAW aluminum hard bag racks. They will go straight on with no modifications. I prefer them to the hard cases around the city and leave them...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,553
Posted By Joachim
I've had the alarm installed. I have a key ring...

I've had the alarm installed. I have a key ring fob linked to it and turn it on and off with that. It definitely chirps when you turn it on and off. GSA L 2014.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 340,077
Posted By Joachim
I can add to the above. My ESA rear unit dumped...

I can add to the above. My ESA rear unit dumped its fluid and died 4 month out of two year warranty (on my previous 2008 GSA) - replacement cost $4000! After polite enquiries and due to long term,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 340,077
Posted By Joachim
Sorry too hear that. I frequently do that stretch...

Sorry too hear that. I frequently do that stretch of road on 14 GSA WC. Are you saying that BMW Roadside Assist does not pay for the towing or pickup cost? I've used the service in the past and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 54,751
Posted By Joachim
The install was about $100. Your paying for the...

The install was about $100. Your paying for the simple install and the software download.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 54,751
Posted By Joachim
I ordered it through Procycles St Peters. It came...

I ordered it through Procycles St Peters. It came in about 3 weeks later and was installed in about 1 hour. Cost - a heart stopping 1000.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 54,751
Posted By Joachim
I'm in Sydney. Had it installed 4 weeks ago.

I'm in Sydney. Had it installed 4 weeks ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Joachim
I don't think that was the case. The white...

I don't think that was the case. The white transmits speedometer data if I remember right. It would be useless to you. Just buy a the matching plug and use the red and black.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By Joachim
There is a taped up connector for a GPS. It's...

There is a taped up connector for a GPS. It's under the back of the headlight unit between the front forks.. It's difficult to spot as it's heavily taped to a portion of the harness.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By Joachim
Thanks for that detailed description. I basically...

Thanks for that detailed description. I basically just left it at using the bottom bolt only. They are both still there and seem solid enough. I had more than enough tender loving frustration with...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Joachim
Yes exactly the same bug for the first 2000 km -...

Yes exactly the same bug for the first 2000 km - every cold start would only happen on the 2nd crank. I got used to it and the first crank only needed a minimal crank and then it would start...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
Claim on your 2 year BMW warranty (the deal in...

Claim on your 2 year BMW warranty (the deal in Australia). I assume you bought it at a BMW dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
This may be due to non- official maps installed...

This may be due to non- official maps installed on the nav5. Did you post earlier about having maps of eBay? They may have included a copyright feature that became active when you updated?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,197
Posted By Joachim
Regarding those gold plated BMW PEGS - nobody...

Regarding those gold plated BMW PEGS - nobody talked about the price. Here in Australia they sell them for $190 AUS EACH, yes EACH. They do not come as a paired set. They look gorgeous under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
A small thing that really helps is a pointy tip...

A small thing that really helps is a pointy tip stylus that used to be used before the capitative finger screens that iPads and iPhones use. It allows one to accurately scroll the map and place the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
I am probably also confused and will test it when...

I am probably also confused and will test it when I get a chance, but:

* if you are on a route and leave it, the Nav will constantly try to tell you to make U-turns, etc, to get you back onto the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
It doesn't, your right. The earlier version of...

It doesn't, your right. The earlier version of garmin express had problems with that. Update to the latest version and try again. On my garmin 660 I had the same issues initially,but now it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 54,751
Posted By Joachim
Just had it installed on a 2014 GS ADV LC. I've...

Just had it installed on a 2014 GS ADV LC. I've not noted any issues with stalling at low speeds or with the cruise control. It will make you definitely grin when up shifting under acceleration....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
If you purchase maps from garmin you receive a...

If you purchase maps from garmin you receive a product code which permanently links the maps to a single device. If you have purchased lifetime maps you can update the maps on that device. To have...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
It's the Sena SM10 dual stream Bluetooth stereo...

It's the Sena SM10 dual stream Bluetooth stereo transmitter. It paired instantly with the the Bluetooth in my BMW system 6 helmet. I've not yet tested the way it interacts with voice announcements...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
I am using the Sena blue tooth transmitter to...

I am using the Sena blue tooth transmitter to send stereo signal from old classic iPod (160GB) direct to my blue tooth helmet receiver. There is no point sending it to the Nav 5, you can only control...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
I'll call the Garmin helpline about the option of...

I'll call the Garmin helpline about the option of installing lifetime maps on internal memory. I bought the microSd card with the maps because I thought that the map software had to be the BMW one to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,927
Posted By Joachim
I'm waiting for mine. According to their website...

I'm waiting for mine. According to their website they are1/2" lower. How that translates at the shifter... I'll have to wait to test it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
Thanks. The ones on the Australian micro sd card...

Thanks. The ones on the Australian micro sd card are 2014.40. I'm sure the difference is undetectable. Garmin claims to release 4 updates to their maps per year. If one is on micro sd cards - they...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
Are the maps you installed the new Navteq ones?...

Are the maps you installed the new Navteq ones? Could you tell me from the about menue what the maps are?
I want to install maps on both my computer and on the Nav 5 so I don't have to have the unit...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,927
Posted By Joachim
You could also try replacement foot pegs that...

You could also try replacement foot pegs that have a lower setting. For example the Black Dog ones.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 228,815
Posted By Joachim
That's good to know. I was worried that BMW had...

That's good to know. I was worried that BMW had the Unit altered so that it will only work with maps purchased from BMW.
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