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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 289,934
Posted By JetSpeed
They certainly do, the problem lies in trying to...

They certainly do, the problem lies in trying to find these pins in metric sizes.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By JetSpeed
Not that there is anything wrong with that, I...

Not that there is anything wrong with that, I suppose.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By JetSpeed
The quickest way to get some grown men to lie to...

The quickest way to get some grown men to lie to you is to ask them how many miles per gallon their diesel trucks gets or how fast their car/truck/boat/bike/you name it, will go.

But "153MPH" ???...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 289,934
Posted By JetSpeed
The two I have I ordered from Ebay, the auction...

The two I have I ordered from Ebay, the auction has since been removed.
The specs are: Jergens Kwik-Loc Button Head Stainless Steel M6mm x 25mm grip length.
Jergens Part # 850627
They also make...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 34,902
Posted By JetSpeed
If I didn't know any better I'd say that video...

If I didn't know any better I'd say that video camera was mounted to the back of a Massey Ferguson 8600 series going down I70 in Kansas......flat and straight.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,372
Views: 289,934
Posted By JetSpeed
After losing another $25 OEM stainless pin and...

After losing another $25 OEM stainless pin and clip I ordered these Kwik-loc pins.
They work perfectly, install in seconds (just push in while pressing the blue button with your finger tip) and...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 34,902
Posted By JetSpeed
I certainly cannot argue the fact that the GSW...

I certainly cannot argue the fact that the GSW transmission (and even the clutch) leave a lot to be desired.
Hands down the hardest bike to get decent shifts that I've ever ridden, and then there...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 34,902
Posted By JetSpeed
I am amused at the number of posts in this BMW...

I am amused at the number of posts in this BMW forum in which people complain about the the cost of all things related to these bikes.
Of the two BMW's that I have ridden with Shift Assist Pro...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
This thread is starting to go into an ego driven...

This thread is starting to go into an ego driven direction that will benefit no one.
The reality is that for the most part each of us that has purchased the NAV-V have their own set of uses for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,324
Posted By JetSpeed
The Wilbers are reasonably priced at about $1400...

The Wilbers are reasonably priced at about $1400 a set, the Ohlins will be ridiculous at around $3500.
Then there's always going to be the assortment of OEM take-off ESA shocks being sold on Ebay...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By JetSpeed
So the new GSW already has the required roll...

So the new GSW already has the required roll rate, yaw rate and transverse acceleration sensors from the factory?
If so why, none of the systems on the bike utilize these inputs.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,324
Posted By JetSpeed
Uh Yeah but what about the rest of the week? ...

Uh Yeah but what about the rest of the week?



There are companies that already manufacturer aftermarket ESA replacement/conversion shocks for the GSW (Wilburs).
Öhlins makes the Mechatronics...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By JetSpeed
Humans don't know friendship quite like dogs know...

Humans don't know friendship quite like dogs know a good friend, they sniff your butt, you sniff theirs...now that's a friend.

I also recommend defueling the bike before a long trip to avoid the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
Oh got you, too much trouble and it makes no...

Oh got you, too much trouble and it makes no difference in the end since I'm going to use the NAV-5 with both the phone and the F5XT paired and connected regardless of if it works perfectly or not....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By JetSpeed
You would know better than anybody how much oil...

You would know better than anybody how much oil your engine consumes.
My 05 used about a quart every 4k miles when new but by the time it had 20k miles it was down to 1/2 quart every 6k miles.

My...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By JetSpeed
Turn off the protection and the GSW wheelies at...

Turn off the protection and the GSW wheelies at will, a good rider can do wheelies all over town on a KE100.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,222
Posted By JetSpeed
I like the color choice. However, this bright...

I like the color choice.
However, this bright blue frame looks a little out of place on an otherwise 100% stock and mundane white bike.
You need to do some more but be careful, that color is going...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
Yes, but not on purpose as this issue is not all...

Yes, but not on purpose as this issue is not all that bothersome.
The other day I rode for over an hour without getting a phone call (very unusual) my music (audio) did skip for about 4-5 minutes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By JetSpeed
Thumb Bravo!!!

Excellent!
And also what brand and viscosity?
Dang, it's been nearly 20 minutes since the last oil thread, I was getting a wee bit concerned........but someone always come's through in the end....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
I'm going to repeat why I don't believe that the...

I'm going to repeat why I don't believe that the music cutting out problem is MP3 file/folder related:

When the music on my Nav-V cuts out the voice guidance (sound promts) also cut out right...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By JetSpeed
I don't get why the problems getting the oil...

I don't get why the problems getting the oil level right.
On the center-stand, I fill 3.5 quarts then start the engine and let it run for a about a minute, shut it off and let it sit for a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By JetSpeed
Thumb 15,796 miles on my 2013 GSW so far nothing...

15,796 miles on my 2013 GSW so far nothing catastrophic, replaced a battery and the left switch gear under warranty, no complaints here.
Many automobiles that I've owned have had more problems than...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
My point simply being that I do not believe the...

My point simply being that I do not believe the MP3 bit rate is a factor.



Good point, I don't use VPR MP3 files and my music cuts out on occasion.

I think that the problem actually lies in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By JetSpeed
I have had my 2013 GSW up to 132mph The bike...

I have had my 2013 GSW up to 132mph

The bike in theory is mathematically (tire size/gears/rpm) capable of 145mph but the power curve drops so much above 7800rpm's that the bike becomes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
You shouldn't have to reduce the quality of your...

You shouldn't have to reduce the quality of your music files to 128kb just to get it to work properly.
But I don't believe that's the issue.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By JetSpeed
I just got back from a trip to Idaho, SC seat was...

I just got back from a trip to Idaho, SC seat was nice.
Your seats are boxed and will ship in the morning (Saturday) to Seat Concepts.
I'll PM you tracking number.

Thanks again to Steve for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,395
Posted By JetSpeed
Same for me. Does anyone know what it entails...

Same for me.
Does anyone know what it entails to complete this?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,395
Posted By JetSpeed
I still don't believe that the twist grip is an...

I still don't believe that the twist grip is an actual "recall", reason being that there is no mention of it on the NHTSA's website and nobody has gotten an actual "recall" letter about it from BMW....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By JetSpeed
Not according to def.

Not according to def.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,387
Posted By JetSpeed
BMW's RSD (Repair and Service Data) shows that...

BMW's RSD (Repair and Service Data) shows that the initial factory fill is 200ml and that the amount to refill after servicing is 180ml.
Common sense would dictate that either BMW engineers figure...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,586
Posted By JetSpeed
This is the second case I have heard negative...

This is the second case I have heard negative comments about this companies work, but neither has posted much of any follow-up, after spending a few hundred bucks for a repair that quickly failed you...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 194,564
Posted By JetSpeed
Try a Japanese laxative.

Try a Japanese laxative.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By JetSpeed
It appears to be the luck of the draw, my best...

It appears to be the luck of the draw, my best guess is that BMW sourced some rear brake pads that were substandard and wore out quickly,

My 2013 GSW has 15k miles and the stock rear pads are...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By JetSpeed
Thanks, I had already found those, the parts...

Thanks, I had already found those, the parts breakdown helps a smidgeon but still leaves a lot of room for error, and I can make a mess out of something with a comprehensive instruction set in hand.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By JetSpeed
I tried to call my dealer (in So Cal) whom I have...

I tried to call my dealer (in So Cal) whom I have a good rapport with but their computer system is down, thought I may have better luck here than another dealer that I have not done business with.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By JetSpeed
77448523742 instructions

I purchased a BMW 77448523742 Top case carrier for second seat online and of course it came without instructions, I purchased from dealer back east, they are now closed for the evening, I'd like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By JetSpeed
Does any company even make aluminum tube crash...

Does any company even make aluminum tube crash bars for the GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By JetSpeed
I would have to say that these "bobbins" win my...

I would have to say that these "bobbins" win my award for the most over-priced virtually worthless item that I have seen being sold for the GS's yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By JetSpeed
I think that they just screwed up, the pump is...

I think that they just screwed up, the pump is CANBus compatible but it draws 6 amps so its not compatible with any of the GS's, although I have read other specs showing a >5A draw so I'm not 100%...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 597
Posted By JetSpeed
I don't trust equipment designed to work with the...

I don't trust equipment designed to work with the CANBus very much, it adds an unnecessary avenue for failure with virtually zero benefit.
When I have a situation I'm going to need that gadget to...
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