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Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By jsantos58
Delighted with SF BMW- great work and customer service

I started a thread (911 Bike won't start Help!). I received lots of great advice, but with working against me, I called BMW roadside service. They were excellent in getting my bike picked up and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
Dede I thought was to keep the tank as low a...

Dede
I thought was to keep the tank as low a possible then add about 4 oz of stabilizer? I will try the full tank and now much stabilizer do you add? Based on number of gallons or the whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
Def, I had some seafoam added when I put the...

Def,
I had some seafoam added when I put the bike up for storage. I thought I had checked the block on this, I hadn't considered to plug the snorkel but, I can do this easily.
Thanks for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
Swinefahrt and Def, I want to ride again, but...

Swinefahrt and Def,
I want to ride again, but I hate the fact that my bike, has made the transition to a garage queen and the guys at the BMW shop said the problem was related to not being riding. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
Thanks for asking, the surgery went well no...

Thanks for asking, the surgery went well no complications. I did my 3 days post op up eventful and was discharged. I opted to go to a skilled nursing facility (SNF), and my insurance approved a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
Update - I got some starter fuel and some fuel...

Update - I got some starter fuel and some fuel injector cleaner and I inspected the air filter. No signs of rodents hibernating and the bike attempted to start with shots of starting fluid.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
Cranked with force = like it normally did before hibernation

I like the idea of checking the injectors, I will try this first and see if fuel is getting to the source.

Yes, I opened the fuel cockpit and shook the bike around and I could hear the fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
It was sitting for 1 yr, covered. I did check...

It was sitting for 1 yr, covered. I did check under the seat and saw now signs of rats or mice. Yes, I tried cranking with the kickstand up and down and it cranked with force.

Since, there was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,163
Posted By jsantos58
911. Bike won't start. HELP

I just returned from overseas and my 2012 1200 GSA has been sitting on a tender. I got it ready to start and it cranked with force but, it wouldn't fire up. I tried hitting the starter 10-15...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By jsantos58
Many thanks and have a great weekend Sent...

Many thanks and have a great weekend


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Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By jsantos58
Torque Specs for 2012 GSA - for oil change

I tried searching this forum with my iPad, but I can find the torque specs for the oil drain plug, and the stock bash plate bolts.

If someone would kindly send me the specs, it would be very much...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By jsantos58
BMW annual rally - Salem, Oregon 18-21 July

Is there anyone from the Bay Area that is planning on going to the Salem rally? If so, I would like to ride with you
Js


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jsantos58
Hawkfan - Thx js

Hawkfan - Thx
js
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By jsantos58
Topeka, KS riders

I am travelling to California towing my bike and my car broke down in Topeka. If there are any riders that would be interested in showing this Topeka stranded Noob around on Sunday, let me know. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By jsantos58
Need some help taking off BMW navigator IV

I just picked up a 2012 GSA and it came with a the above named GPS with a locking tourtech mount. I was able to open (unlock) the mount with the key. But, for the life of me I couldn't figure how to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By jsantos58
That really sucks!

I would like to know the story behind the pic.
js
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By jsantos58
Bay Area Riders - Anyone going to the BMWMOA rally

I am planning on going to the BMWMOA rally, and wondering if there are any others in the Bay Area that are planning on going, we could ride together.
js
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By jsantos58
I saw your ad

see your PM
Forum: Orange Crush 12-11-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By jsantos58
That looks SWEEEET

How does it ride?
js
Forum: Orange Crush 12-03-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,260
Posted By jsantos58
Great Vid

I especially enjoyed how you picked the other riders off one at a time. Thanks for posting
js
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By jsantos58
Bike Rental

Please share where you are renting your bike from. I have a business trip to Bangkok in March and I was thinking of renting a bike to explore the country side
js
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By jsantos58
Nice Bike

I have an 07 with the same color. What type of bash plate are you using, I haven't seen one like that?
Again, welcome
Joe
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By jsantos58
Welcome to the Asylum

It's all a lie until you post a bike of your bike.

welcome - a lot of good info on this website
js
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,414
Posted By jsantos58
Awsome Bike

If you decide to sell it, anytime soon, when you get the itch for something different, send me a PM. Thanks for the comments on the wheel size, safe riding
Joe
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,414
Posted By jsantos58
McMann - your opinion!

How did you like your SE with the smaller wheels? Height, maneuverability? comfort? I have been wanting an SE but, my short 5'10 stature, I think would be a challenge for me. But, with the moto...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 904
Posted By jsantos58
UShip

+1, that's how I got my KTM from Tx to CA
js
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By jsantos58
Wild at Heat has a set

see the link below - they take paypal and can ship to the US

http://www.wildatheartadventure.co.za/ktmaccessories.html
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By jsantos58
Satisfied Customer - Sigutech

I just want to share a recent experience I had with SIGUTech http://sigutech.com/index.php?lang=english They are German company that make KTM accessories commonly known for their clutch slave...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,333
Posted By jsantos58
1+ CJ Designs side stand relocator and Weld 86...

1+ CJ Designs side stand relocator and Weld 86 Bash plate - Great Combo
Forum: Orange Crush 06-30-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,610
Posted By jsantos58
Mobile 1 web site

According to the web site, 20-50 still meets JASO MA

http://www.mobiloil.com/USA-English/MotorOil/Oils/Mobil_1_V-Twin_20W-50.aspx
js
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,153
Posted By jsantos58
Nice Bike!

I am curious how much did you pick it up for in Germany? Enjoy and safe riding

retired Army 24 years
Joe
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,130
Posted By jsantos58
Sweeeeet!

Nice bike!
js
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By jsantos58
The bike is a US bike in CA

68Deluxe, you think the price is high? Yes, I just saw 2011 990 Adv R in cycletrader going for $11.7 It makes me think about waiting until I return to the states.
js
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By jsantos58
Keep advice coming!

Crazybrit, and others thanks for your input, please keep the comments coming. I was thinking a trip to the KTM dealer for a complete service would be the first issue, to flush the radiator, brakes,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By jsantos58
$9500

The price is very reasonable, but my concern - from all the reading that I have done. Is that the KTMs are great bikes but, they are maintenance sensitive, and critical things should not be...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By jsantos58
Good Deal????

I am getting ready to pull the trigger on a 2009, KTM 990 Adv R, with 14k miles. The original owner states that he has done the routine maintenance (oil, oil filter, air filter) every 3k miles and...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,331
Posted By jsantos58
Apple and Oranges

I am thinking about making the move to a 990 R, and I am curious about the differences in ride. I found a dealer willing to sell a 2011 new for $11.7k but, I have read if you don't have a tall inseam...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,493
Posted By jsantos58
Congrats and safe riding from a fellow Vet (Army...

Congrats and safe riding from a fellow Vet (Army 24 years). As others have said it does match your tent:clap
js
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,149
Posted By jsantos58
Evilmedic13

I am salavating over your avatar pic, nice choice!
js
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,729
Posted By jsantos58
PPs

DRTBYK
Before, I placed the request on advrider, I did a google search and saw PPS, they are also in NC. I appreciated your recommendation for them and will consider your comments. I am still in...
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