ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Callisto224
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,833
Posted By Callisto224
My 2009 1200GS came with Conti TA's and I...

My 2009 1200GS came with Conti TA's and I replaced them after 11k miles (I could have gotten another couple thousand miles but the were over 5 years old).

I put on TA2's and have not noticed any...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By Callisto224
Did my first oil change at 1600 miles (also the...

Did my first oil change at 1600 miles (also the 600 mile service). Dealer said it was no big deal. Nothing broke so I guess it was okay! :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
Probably has lead in it! :rofl:rofl:rofl

Probably has lead in it! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By Callisto224
You're fine. Use the battery tender plus and...

You're fine. Use the battery tender plus and don't worry.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,692
Posted By Callisto224
Seriously, a ton of value? For whom? You must...

Seriously, a ton of value? For whom? You must be selling these. :puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
It should have gone to the basement after 3 or 4...

It should have gone to the basement after 3 or 4 pages! :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By Callisto224
Does you bike stay outside where someone could...

Does you bike stay outside where someone could have jammed something in the ignition? Superglue or something?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By Callisto224
I agree with JVB, jacket and gloves. And even...

I agree with JVB, jacket and gloves. And even the gloves are just a nice addition (assuming you have some good, warm gloves already).
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Callisto224
Very nice. :clap

Very nice. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,627
Posted By Callisto224
I got in my car and drove 14 hours (each way) in...

I got in my car and drove 14 hours (each way) in January 2010 to purchase my 2009 12GS (the 2010's hadn't come out yet). Went to MAX BMW and never looked back. The local dealers in MI wouldn't even...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By Callisto224
I'm sorry for your loss. I do have 1...

I'm sorry for your loss.

I do have 1 question, if your dad kept up on maintenance, wouldn't he have done the 24k service already? You might want to find the maintenance records before you have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
fix'd :rofl:rofl:rofl

fix'd :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
I'm thinking about using Neon in my tires. ...

I'm thinking about using Neon in my tires. Anyone try this? :D

I hear that it doesn't expand with temperature changes like air and nitrogen! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
Can I get a discount if I do all the labor...

Can I get a discount if I do all the labor myself, oh, and supply the N2 myself?! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
So most here say don't bother. Some say it will...

So most here say don't bother. Some say it will cost too much and a few say it's a good thing. Interesting!

I don't check my tire pressure as much as I should (before every ride, right?) so it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,736
Posted By Callisto224
Nitrogen in tires

Anybody try this with their bike? I've been told the nitrogen is better for the rubber. I remember a tire store in MI (Discount Tire or Belle Tire) would use Nitrogen in the tires they sold for...
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By Callisto224
Detroit Radiant Products...

Detroit Radiant Products https://www.reverberray.com/

Put one of their tube heaters in my 20x30 garage and it worked great. I did Insulate the walls and ceiling but I had no problem keeping the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Callisto224
This.

Cheap and easy! :rofl:rofl:rofl

http://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/product-info/en/US/flo/OP-1/image/3/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,242
Posted By Callisto224
The bike is now junk, scrap it. Just to ease...

The bike is now junk, scrap it. Just to ease your mind I'll give you 50 bucks for it! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Callisto224
They all do that! :clap

They all do that! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Callisto224
Do you have any aux lights? Turn the lights on...

Do you have any aux lights? Turn the lights on for 30 seconds or so before starting. This will warm up your battery and should help your bike crank faster. I used to do this in my car in Michigan...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Callisto224
Cyclenutz.com has it for 30 bucks. I have it on...

Cyclenutz.com has it for 30 bucks. I have it on my 2009 12GS to switch on some aux lighting. It works great. :clap

http://www.cyclenutz.com/Mini-Handlebar-Headlight-Switch_p_210.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Callisto224
You're overfilling the tank and filling the...

You're overfilling the tank and filling the charcoal filter with gas (at least that's what happened when I overfilled the tank, it ran crappy for a few miles).

This is assuming you still have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Callisto224
They all do that! :rofl:rofl:rofl

They all do that! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,590
Posted By Callisto224
I'm on my 3rd crappy strip. The only recall...

I'm on my 3rd crappy strip.

The only recall letter I received was for the fuel pump inlet crack. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,101
Posted By Callisto224
This is a joke right? If not, rather than...

This is a joke right?

If not, rather than adding some piece of equipment to your bike to stop wheelies, learn how to ride! Seriously if you're going to buy a bike capable of wheelies learn how...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,328
Posted By Callisto224
Try a charger that pumps in 10 amps for a 3 to 4...

Try a charger that pumps in 10 amps for a 3 to 4 hours to see if there's any life but most likely, it's dead. Someone else should be able to confirm that once a battery is pulled down that far, it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By Callisto224
Did you secure your relays by screwing right into...

Did you secure your relays by screwing right into the top of your battery? Looks kinda dangerous. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,539
Posted By Callisto224
^ This. I tapped into the diagnostic plug under...

^ This. I tapped into the diagnostic plug under the seat on my 2009 12GS for my Eastern Beaver fuse block. Tap into the green wire (with the blue stripe) on a 2009.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Callisto224
Thanks everyone for all the help and suggestions....

Thanks everyone for all the help and suggestions. I put in a new battery and everything seems to be working properly. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By Callisto224
Thanks Cy

Thanks for all the great information Cy. I was able to find a battery at the local Cycle Gear store this afternoon (albeit a crappy one) and install it. Bike started right up without issue.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Callisto224
It's been so long since I read my owners manual...

It's been so long since I read my owners manual that I forgot to even check it for this. :fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,003
Posted By Callisto224
Will the O2 sensor help the ecu recognize more...

Will the O2 sensor help the ecu recognize more airflow?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Callisto224
Dead battery and EWS Fault Code

Can a bad battery cause an EWS fault code?

I think my battery took a crap last night so I left it on the Battery Tender all night. Went out to try and start it this morning and the bike is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By Callisto224
So I shouldn't leave the stock AGM that came on...

So I shouldn't leave the stock AGM that came on my 2009 12GS on a Battery Tender? I've been doing this since the bike was new in Jan. 2010. Whenever I'm not riding the bike I put it on the Battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Callisto224
It seemed a little high to me too. Think they...

It seemed a little high to me too. Think they charged me an hour of shop time plus shop supplies and tax ($85-90/hour rate).
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Callisto224
Yea, that's what I figured, just too old to give...

Yea, that's what I figured, just too old to give a fuck (the battery I mean).

I'll have to get the bike started to check the running voltage. Is this to make sure the alternator is still working?...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Callisto224
I did check the terminals and they are tight and...

I did check the terminals and they are tight and clean. Good idea to check the ground at the frame.

It's the original battery so it's maintenance free (AGM battery?) and the build date was Jan...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Callisto224
Battery issues?

Guess it's my turn to have battery issues. Here's the facts:

2009 1200GS (build date of Jan. 2009)

12k miles (I know, I know)

Original battery, stays on battery tender whenever at home.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,003
Posted By Callisto224
If all you really want to do is change the sound...

If all you really want to do is change the sound of the bike then a new exhust makes sense but (as you stated) the claims of the exhaust manufacturers are greatly overstated and some people expect...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:01 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014