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Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Fitted some Grip puppies and replaced the home...

Fitted some Grip puppies and replaced the home made aerial mount with shiny stainless steel one.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,109
Posted By BFG
What 's needed is a lights on buzzer to...

What 's needed is a lights on buzzer to complement the "key in the ignition warning horn" which interfaces with the head up display and reminds you to put your feet down when stationary...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By BFG
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By BFG
Looks more like a car unit with each fused unit...

Looks more like a car unit with each fused unit with it's own body earth. But Can fit it. I would take a direct feed from battery + terminal through a relay to the lead on the fuse unit. Use the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Looks neat, a black one would be good.

Looks neat, a black one would be good.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Use Kenwood TK 3301. In the UK/Europe they are...

Use Kenwood TK 3301. In the UK/Europe they are popular but restricted power output unless you get a licence. Next option is the 3302 with more power. Here is the thread some useful links to info....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Fitted new external aerials to help with range on...

Fitted new external aerials to help with range on our bike to bike radio.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,117
Posted By BFG
Would also be interested in a pair for both our...

Would also be interested in a pair for both our 1200GS if you are making any more. As my 09 has the dreaded rusty slider and the other one is going that way. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Slave Cyl is an easy job to change compared to...

Slave Cyl is an easy job to change compared to the Clutch plates. Doubt its due to the flush through anyway. If you change both seals note how far they are set in the gearbox casing, not sure which...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Yep clutch slave should be dry. There are 2...

Yep clutch slave should be dry. There are 2 gearbox seals at either end of the shaft and small felt wrap on the pushrod best change them as you have the box out easy. Did my clutch and just changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By BFG
Had similar on my 09 GS found that the exhaust...

Had similar on my 09 GS found that the exhaust clamp bolt was very close but not touching the main stand. It showed signs of contacting(marks on the stand cross bar) so may be it bounced just enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,024
Posted By BFG
Looks like a proper solution. I must have spent...

Looks like a proper solution. I must have spent hours staring at the bike trying different ways to work out what to fix it with. Ended up using an expanding wall bolt.
some stainless and plastic...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,024
Posted By BFG
Side stand stop. No more CLANG as the side stand...

Side stand stop. No more CLANG as the side stand kicks up.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Stand stop

Fed up with the side stand crash every time it returned. Made a side stand bump stop out of what had laying about in the garage. Expanding Wall bolt, rubber door stop, bit of alloy bar,couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 916
Posted By BFG
Have a look at HID50 web site...

Have a look at HID50 web site http://www.hid50.com/Products.html Lots of useful info and good quality kit.
Have fitted to my 1150gsa and have fitted the kits to various Honda's and other 1200GS...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 1,748,058
Posted By BFG
Road to Tromso Norway. The road is the same one...

Road to Tromso Norway. The road is the same one on the valley floor. It winds in and out, up and down the fjords. one of the best days riding ever. Going back as soon as I can afford it..
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,416
Posted By BFG
Road through the Picos D'Europa. Can just see...

Road through the Picos D'Europa. Can just see Sues elbow in the mirror so guess that's close enough.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8,077
Views: 7,593,321
Posted By BFG
She had never even sat on a bike till 08. Passed...

She had never even sat on a bike till 08. Passed her test in 09. Went to France on her first trip two weeks later on her first bike, Honda Deauville, got the bug.
Now 5 years later and over 28...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,483
Posted By BFG
Norway. We took so many ferry pictures tried a a...

Norway. We took so many ferry pictures tried a a different view
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 466,492
Posted By BFG
Camp by lake Titisse Germany. Drying out from...

Camp by lake Titisse Germany. Drying out from previous days wet rid over.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3,819
Views: 860,346
Posted By BFG
Northern Norway/Finland nothing but trees and the...

Northern Norway/Finland nothing but trees and the odd Caribou jogging across the road, just to stop you nodding off :eek1
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 820,082
Posted By BFG
Got my patch today. Just ordered another! Dam...

Got my patch today. Just ordered another! Dam that dog is quick to the post box.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,359
Posted By BFG
Do you get 2 keys with the new GSwc? May be a...

Do you get 2 keys with the new GSwc? May be a problem with the key chip for the immobiliser. Had very similar problem on the car. Always started for dealer but not me. Then realised I always left the...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By BFG
Off to the dealers at weekend and will see whats...

Off to the dealers at weekend and will see whats in the box but sounds like the answer.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By BFG
Agree with that. 550 has been good but been...

Agree with that. 550 has been good but been repaired and have now got problems with the "new" replacement. That and low memory, have to have most of the maps on a card. Just thought it would be a...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By BFG
Thanks for the info and advice. have emailed both...

Thanks for the info and advice. have emailed both Autocom and Garmin see what response is. Will have a think about the upgrade but I know my set up is reliable with good range and don't have a range...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By BFG
Autocom and Nav V

Hi. Thinking of getting the new Motorrad Nav V unit to replace my old Zumo550. Dealer says can only connect to my bikes Autocom unit if I but the Autocom Bluetooth unit! or 2 new bluetooth helmet...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By BFG
Found this very helpful and worked on my 1150GSA....

Found this very helpful and worked on my 1150GSA. Needs a little care and some basic tools but cheap and found them very effective.
Not sure if you need to register to view the thread though. Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By BFG
Hi Vos. No experience of new LC but several "old"...

Hi Vos. No experience of new LC but several "old" 1200GS, current one is a late 09 my guess the canbus system very similar.
Have had problems in the past using the stop light wires/circuit as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Like the lights where is the switch mounted. Been...

Like the lights where is the switch mounted. Been thinking of getting some but looks a little crowded in that area where the old one was fitted, left grip with esa,abs, indicator,horn switches etc.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By BFG
Taken from the BMW tech web site in the UK so...

Taken from the BMW tech web site in the UK so guess thats it, hope it helps..

Dimensions / weights
Length 2,210 mm
Width (incl. mirrors) 953 mm
Height (excl. mirrors) 1,450 mm
Seat height,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Second attempt at wrapping the pannier lid. First...

Second attempt at wrapping the pannier lid. First was post 713 and I liked it but first go and got a few bubbles etc. So tried it in the black carbon fiber and looked really good, but, herself was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Vinyl wrapped a scratched and scruffy top box....

Vinyl wrapped a scratched and scruffy top box. Going to re do it bit more patience and proper clean next time to avoid some of the bubbles. But still not bad and much better than it was..
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,024
Posted By BFG
Have a look at this, post 384 and follow SmugMug...

Have a look at this, post 384 and follow SmugMug link to pictures. Lined the panniers hardly any reduction in size. Think they are better for it as well les chance of marking helmet etc....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,550
Views: 926,826
Posted By BFG
Pannier lights

Been looking at fitting extra lights to my alloy boxes for some time finally did it over a couple of weekends. Light are wired to the factory driving/fog lights which are fused so no canbus worries....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,003,025
Posted By BFG
Was somewhere between Kiev in Ukrain and Orel in...

Was somewhere between Kiev in Ukrain and Orel in Russia I think.. Lots of similar statues along the way..
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,003,025
Posted By BFG
Another one I should have kept....:cry ...

Another one I should have kept....:cry


http://boxster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS/i-tj6r4c9/0/L/Clean%20bike-L.jpghttp://boxster.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS/i-ZQctdnx/0/L/GS%20in%20Ukrain-L.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By BFG
Would stay with the factory clutch, did mine at...

Would stay with the factory clutch, did mine at 55000 due to oil contamination and was still plenty of life/thickness on the plate. What I did do was change the seals on both ends of the input shaft....
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By BFG
Have a look at this. Lots of stainless kit and...

Have a look at this. Lots of stainless kit and light guards. If you search the UKGSer forum he has very good feed back. Have a few bit myself...:evil...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,596
Posted By BFG
As said check all the small vac pipes they are...

As said check all the small vac pipes they are all over the place and get brittle where they connect, but also a look at the mass air flow meter. If memory serves it is a “hot wire” type. If the...
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