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Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By Mangiacavallo
yes, i have this alarm, too, on my 2013 GSA. i...

yes, i have this alarm, too, on my 2013 GSA.
i can switch the alarm on just fine, using the left hand button.
but try as i may, i cannot switch it off (using the right hand button)!
when i brought...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Mangiacavallo
Question need help from knowledgeable person ...

hello.
so i was having a bitch of a time removing (actually re-installing) the fairing on the left side with the BMW logo on it. 3 screws; should have been easy-breezy. but alas ....
when i...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By Mangiacavallo
short trip. longing for more.

i just took 2 days to ride from santa cruz, ca. to ashland, or. on my 2013 1200 GSA along the coast on hwy. 1.
it is a beautiful ride, for those of you who haven't done it.
fell more in love with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,213
Posted By Mangiacavallo
boy, i couldn't agree more. fueling the GSA in...

boy, i couldn't agree more. fueling the GSA in CA. is a pain.
there was a thread (which i now cannot find) about a mod which turns the fuel cap around so it opens (flips up) toward the instrument...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Mangiacavallo
'13 1200 gsa service manual

hi there.
well, i tried to use the search engine on this site but ... wow, it that thing lousy!
does anyone know if BMW publishes a service manual for this bike?
thanks in advance for any...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,409
Posted By Mangiacavallo
thanks for the tips on the install. i look...

thanks for the tips on the install. i look forward to doing this job & will get myself a long magnet to help out!

cheers.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,409
Posted By Mangiacavallo
nice! how hard was it to install that cockpit...

nice!
how hard was it to install that cockpit cover II? i have one & am waiting to do the install. were the instructions clear enough to do it from them, or did you need to improvise anything...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By Mangiacavallo
wow. i'm surprised by all these posts. i just...

wow. i'm surprised by all these posts.
i just wanted to share a bit of joy i felt the other day about my GSA. i've owned a lot of bikes and haven't felt so strongly about any of them. this GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,828
Posted By Mangiacavallo
Talking can i just say this?

listen, i know they're not for everyone, but i just bought a 2013 1200 GSA triple black. and i have to say (or ask): is this the best damn bike ever made??
years ago i owned an R1100R and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By Mangiacavallo
not sure i'm understanding what you're looking...

not sure i'm understanding what you're looking for but i'm going with this: http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/PN-044-0562/Cockpit-Cover-2-Cig-BMW-socket-R1200GS-ADV-2008-on
there is also one with...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By Mangiacavallo
Question installation of zega pro problem

i removed the OEM pannier racks on my 2013 R1200GSA (and since the bike is new to me, may i just say: MAN, what an awesome bike!!!).
installing the tourateck racks for the zega pro panniers...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mangiacavallo
i just purchased a GSA with BMW racks for the BMW...

i just purchased a GSA with BMW racks for the BMW panniers.
called touratech to inquire about putting zega pros on 'em and they said "nope," you need to buy their racks for the right fit on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Mangiacavallo
do you think 316 or 318 grade will rust? i'm...

do you think 316 or 318 grade will rust?
i'm sure the harley's grade was roughly the same.
what would you recommend for keeping the components from rusting?
there must be other people who have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Mangiacavallo
2013 1200 GSA question

hello folks.
i'm about to plunk down a bunch of cash on a GSA, but i have a question the salesman couldn't answer for me.
does anyone know if the spokes on the GSA wheels are stainless steel?
i...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mangiacavallo
well, i've been looking in the area for months...

well, i've been looking in the area for months for a used GSA and found very very few. it seems they're hard to find used - a good sign, i guess.
the ones i did find were priced at around a grand...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mangiacavallo
and on that note ... are people who are...

and on that note ... are people who are purchasing these bikes new also purchasing an extended warranty package? or are most only sticking with the included warranty?

on the Harley that i'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mangiacavallo
interesting. okay. thanks for the advice. the...

interesting. okay. thanks for the advice. the pay-off is down the line, it seems.
when you say you "do everything," does that mean that the included tool kit is enough to handle the job? any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By Mangiacavallo
advice from GSA owners hoped for

hello folks.

i am about to purchase a new 1200 GSA from a dealership & i would greatly appreciate anyone telling me what i should try to get included in the deal, since i don't think they're going...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Mangiacavallo
buying a new 1200 gsa questions

hello.
i am selling the HD to buy a 2013 1200 gsa.
buying at a dealership.
i cannot find a listing of the various option packages i might ask for on this bike anywhere on the web. or in the...
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