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Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By sab
I'm sure there are a few on here. This place is...

I'm sure there are a few on here. This place is a mixed bag of nuts. I'm not one of them, I'd say I'm more of a "problem drinker".
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,245
Posted By sab
LaurelPerryOnLand's solution is O(n) -- I think...

LaurelPerryOnLand's solution is O(n) -- I think you can do better.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
Well...19 days and 2650 miles later and my new...

Well...19 days and 2650 miles later and my new fuel strip has failed. :rofl

Back for more Saturday dealership doughnuts.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,008
Posted By sab
Whatever happened here with the leak?

Whatever happened here with the leak?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By sab
Here's a similar filler tube: ...

Here's a similar filler tube:
http://andyw-inuk.smugmug.com/photos/474832775_sTxs9-S-1.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By sab
My 08 GSA filler tube has a small vent hole near...

My 08 GSA filler tube has a small vent hole near the top. I'm able to (and typically do) fill to less than an inch from the top. I can get in 9.5 USG give or take from a bone dry tank. I fuel with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,602
Posted By sab
I moved from the TT ADV panniers to Zega Pros for...

I moved from the TT ADV panniers to Zega Pros for this. The TT ADVs were leaking and you couldn't buy new gaskets, just new lids, or something like that. The sealing surfaces were also plastic rims...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
Probably not though ethanol gets blamed a lot. ...

Probably not though ethanol gets blamed a lot. Lengthy discussion and a DIY fix here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=758453
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
That sucks. I believe the US warranty was 2...

That sucks. I believe the US warranty was 2 years prior to the policy change.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,603
Posted By sab
I'm 6'2" and ride a 2008 GSA and get by with a...

I'm 6'2" and ride a 2008 GSA and get by with a Laminar Lip mounted as high as possible. Unrideable w/o due to buffeting, very rideable with.

http://www.laminarlip.com/r1200gs.php
B1282C LIP for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
Hell yes.

Hell yes.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
I'd like to see a big vertical strip of...

I'd like to see a big vertical strip of translucent plastic molded in to the sides of the damned tank. Check the fuel level dirt-bike style
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By sab
What's the cause of the wear? Terrible rough...

What's the cause of the wear? Terrible rough pavement? That's a pretty quick tire!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By sab
I think my 08 GSA can hold about 9.5 USG. For my...

I think my 08 GSA can hold about 9.5 USG. For my fuel burn / odometer math I use 9 gallons and cross my fingers.

I haven't modified my tank but I do fill it right up to the very top. The little...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
I don't think its a new part, just a willingness...

I don't think its a new part, just a willingness to stand behind a shit part. Going in for a fix is a good way for me to eat some saturday dealership doughnuts and check out the new wares. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
No idea! You should give your dealership a call....

No idea! You should give your dealership a call. Everything I know about this issue is in the thread already. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
Here's what they gave me: Warranty Coverage...

Here's what they gave me:

Warranty Coverage Extension
16 002 14 (017)
12 years
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,700
Posted By sab
GS fuel strip warranty extended to 12 yrs

I went to have my GSA fuel strip replaced again (on my dime) this morning, and the dealership told me that, as of today, BMW has extended the fuel strip warranty to 12 years.

So no charge for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,409
Posted By sab
"I even replaced the standard GS pedal with the...

"I even replaced the standard GS pedal with the pedal from the Adventure with the little flip-down riser... but it's still not an optimum solution."

Needed another year I guess to let the original...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By sab
+1 more pics please. I'll be there in about two...

+1 more pics please. I'll be there in about two weeks on my 08 GSA. Can't wait!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,976
Posted By sab
Troll? ...

Troll?

http://img.ksl.com/slc/596/59611/5961165.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By sab
I have an 08 with about 50k. Fuel level...

I have an 08 with about 50k. Fuel level measurement strip is a joke, expect that to fail, but you can sort of fix it or using the odometer and mpg from the computer gets you very accurate fuel level...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 72,807
Posted By sab
Not like that!...I did make sure I had a full...

Not like that!...I did make sure I had a full tank of fuel. :) Still have all my arms/legs/eyebrows!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 72,807
Posted By sab
piezo fix

I got the letter to take my '08 GSA in for the cracked fuel tank fix thing, and since I haven't had a working fuel strip since '10 I figured I'd do some research to see if BMW finally made a part...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By sab
"Wiring Harness & Switch, Fuego Double M/C" ...

"Wiring Harness & Switch, Fuego Double M/C"

Don't hook up the taillight.


I'd recommend learning how to wire in a relay that's fed from the pc-8 and triggered by the bike high-beams; wire it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By sab
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,115
Posted By sab
Great stuff. Thank you.

Great stuff. Thank you.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,643
Posted By sab
Tappy valves are happy valves.

Tappy valves are happy valves.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,957
Posted By sab
Here's what I did: 1) laminar lip affixed to...

Here's what I did:

1) laminar lip affixed to top of stock windscreen, happy w/ it.

2) touratech for garmin 2720, other mts available that position GPS in same place.

3.b) wire centech block...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,880
Posted By sab
I'm not doubting it one bit!! Just never seen it...

I'm not doubting it one bit!! Just never seen it myself. I think chains/sprockets and FDs are all pains-in-the-ass.

I like not having to adjust a chain, but I also realize that my FD may...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,880
Posted By sab
I've seen a few chains break at the track in the...

I've seen a few chains break at the track in the few years I was regularly at the track. Never seen one slice a case open... Never encountered it on the street, personally.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,211
Posted By sab
They're good people to deal with too. The first...

They're good people to deal with too. The first cover I ordered from them I think I mistakenly gave them the wrong CC number. I got an email saying, "Your credit card didn't work, but we shipped...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,211
Posted By sab
EZ Touring

http://eztouring.com/

Wanderer A for GS w/ panniers. Legit, lightweight, same one Aerostich sells. Made in Oregon. I've had them for multiple bikes (r1200gsa, KLR250) and been very happy.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By sab
That's where I have trouble w/ my 08 gsa too. ...

That's where I have trouble w/ my 08 gsa too. Poking along at idle or just above in freeway bad traffic. Only get a few minutes of that before I need to get creative to keep the airflow up.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,788
Posted By sab
http://media.theonion.com/images/articles/article/...

http://media.theonion.com/images/articles/article/10267/magazine_dispatch_1020_jpg_445x1000_upscale_q85.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,396
Posted By sab
Excellent. Thank you!

Excellent. Thank you!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,396
Posted By sab
What about the nth guy? ZT98920

What about the nth guy?

ZT98920
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By sab
Best single mod.

Best single mod.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,668
Posted By sab
http://z.about.com/d/politicalhumor/1/0/f/f/get_a_...

http://z.about.com/d/politicalhumor/1/0/f/f/get_a_brain_morans.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,668
Posted By sab
:lurk

:lurk
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