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Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Brahma
Kidney belts have been around for ages, but I...

Kidney belts have been around for ages, but I rarely hear any mention of them. I have used one over the last 20 years on any ride of appreciable distance and I wouldn't be without one. BMW sells two...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Brahma
Thanks, but I wondered if there was a button or...

Thanks, but I wondered if there was a button or something on either the cable or up by the helmet on the left side to mute it/change tracks etch, ala apple ear buds, which would be more convenient. I...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 188,372
Posted By Brahma
I certainly must have gotten the "D" team...

I certainly must have gotten the "D" team then.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Brahma
Autocom units- can they be mutedin an emergency?

My apologies if the is in the wrong place...

I am interested in if an Autocom unit can be muted in an emergency, or if they are on all the time. I prefer to have some override on the volume in...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 188,372
Posted By Brahma
As a needed rebuttal of the facts of this...

As a needed rebuttal of the facts of this response, I offer the following corrections and statements;

1. At no place on your web site are these policies so eloquently stated or implied. If...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 188,372
Posted By Brahma
This is funny. "Dude", I am simply reporting...

This is funny.

"Dude", I am simply reporting what TWO different UPS people told me, and TWO different Shitzilla people told me, and they ALL told me the exact same thing. Whether or not you, or...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 188,372
Posted By Brahma
It must have to do with my location (Tampa), if...

It must have to do with my location (Tampa), if UPS and Shitzilla both tell me about their wondrous policy.
How is fraud going to happen by my picking it up at UPS where I have to show ID?

I...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 188,372
Posted By Brahma
Uh... it's not odd if both UPS and ShitZilla...

Uh... it's not odd if both UPS and ShitZilla tell me that. I can see where leaving it would be a problem, but not allowing me to leave it at UPS for me to pick up is crazy. It might vary from...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 188,372
Posted By Brahma
Thought I'd post this personal experience about...

Thought I'd post this personal experience about the logic of the geniuses at Revzilla...

I bought a $350 pair of boots from this company only to find out that, for some unknown, completely...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 639
Posted By Brahma
I read where it makes it difficult to lift the...

I read where it makes it difficult to lift the front end off the ground, so I actually added it for that reason. Without going into detail, I thought that would be good for me, so I had it added to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Brahma
I had ASC added to my 2011 GS. The cost was...

I had ASC added to my 2011 GS. The cost was $866.67 including switch, enable code, and dealer work. It as worth it for me.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By Brahma
Bump.... I am considering this setup- can anyone...

Bump.... I am considering this setup- can anyone please add now that it has been around for some time?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,345
Posted By Brahma
. Cut and dry, like the OP's bike that fell...

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Cut and dry, like the OP's bike that fell over.

Try walking leaned way over all day and report back to us how stable you felt. The center stand gains stability from the simple fact that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,345
Posted By Brahma
That's absurd.

That's absurd.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,345
Posted By Brahma
Why? aren't you strong enough to pull it up on...

Why? aren't you strong enough to pull it up on the center stand?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By Brahma
Insist on a $25 oil analysis with Blackstone. ...

Insist on a $25 oil analysis with Blackstone. That will tell the story. They are fast. The seller may want to provide that anyway.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,345
Posted By Brahma
I am recovering after succeeding in catching my...

I am recovering after succeeding in catching my GS (I was on it at the time). So much weight on my right foot, something went POP. A week on crutches, a week with a cane, still limping with pain. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,926
Posted By Brahma
The only statistic I've felt was realistic was...

The only statistic I've felt was realistic was how many of what type of bike I've seen at the side of the road abandoned over the decades, and it sure hasn't been BMW.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By Brahma
Vario's work fine with proper precaution, and I...

Vario's work fine with proper precaution, and I like side loading. I spend an extra ! 25 for firewall heat shielding and $75 or whatever for the stabilizing bar setup to help carry weight.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,136
Posted By Brahma
Laugh Which is exactly why all my BMW's have been...

Which is exactly why all my BMW's have been purchased used, and I rely on you guys to break them in properly, not wreck them, work the bugs out, farkle them to the hilt, and get bored with, scared...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,598
Posted By Brahma
But the Airhawk still works fine, correct?

But the Airhawk still works fine, correct?
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,598
Posted By Brahma
Has anyone tried an Airhawk underneath a...

Has anyone tried an Airhawk underneath a sheepskin?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,159
Posted By Brahma
I'm going to resell them online for $85.00 a set...

I'm going to resell them online for $85.00 a set with roundels super-glued on the ends.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 74,630
Posted By Brahma
Cool! Very envious...

Cool! Very envious...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 74,630
Posted By Brahma
[Is that a crease in near the bottom of the left...

[Is that a crease in near the bottom of the left pannier?



QUOTE=Manhattan Rider;23441594]Last summer, Engle Motors in Kansas City started a list for the 2014 R1200GSA. I added my name...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Brahma
Is the green a "flat" color?

Is the green a "flat" color?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Brahma
Saw two GSAW in Orlando today...

I was in ORL today and had time to go to the dealer there. I was pleased to see two brand spanking new GSAW's there that hadn't been sold yet. I wasn't there to buy, but some observations...

...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By Brahma
Thanks guys. You've given me a new perspective...

Thanks guys. You've given me a new perspective on patching instead of replacing. I just thought tires were instantly considered toast when they picked up a nail.

I do make a distinction...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By Brahma
Patching tires?

I just got another wood screw in an Anakee 3 rear tire with only 4k on it. Last Octobr I picked up a nail in the front tire with only 2.5k on it. I replaced both tires, but I see a draining trend...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,905
Posted By Brahma
I bought this and although it works, it's a...

I bought this and although it works, it's a sub-par product, especially for the price.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By Brahma
No. They're just Germans.

No. They're just Germans.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By Brahma
At 00.54- now there is a guy who knows how to...

At 00.54- now there is a guy who knows how to connect a final drive!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Brahma
Looking it now, I THINK the bottom left appears...

Looking it now, I THINK the bottom left appears to be "thread up", and is what I expect to see- something that goes into the pump flange. The bottom right? I don't know what the hell that is. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Brahma
Mike- I hate to be thick in the head, but please...

Mike- I hate to be thick in the head, but please look at the link I provided. That is supposedly a kit for my bike- a 2011 R1200GS NON ADV. That picture DOES NOT show any threaded ANYTHING that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Brahma
Thanks Mike. I don't have a GSA. But the female...

Thanks Mike. I don't have a GSA. But the female QD in the pic has a spined thing on it that looks like it fis on a hose, not a thread that goes into the plastic thread on the pump flange (?)....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Brahma
Thank you all! Mike- in the picture for...

Thank you all!

Mike- in the picture for your kit for my bike (2011 R1200GS) in the link I posted above, it doesn't show the female fittings- is it an old picture? Even the QD's don't look...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Brahma
Replacing Fuel Pump QFD's- Problematic?

Folks-

With the fuel pump recall upon us, I'm considering just going the Beemer Boneyard ring and metal QFD route myself.

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cpcqkdisconr12st.html

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Brahma
There seems to be quite a conflict so far. ...

There seems to be quite a conflict so far.

Jim- are they too bright for night use, blinding other drivers? I dont want to have to turn them off all the time.

szazbo- what do you mean by "no...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Brahma
BMW LED Driving Light Retrofit Kit?

Before anyone turns this thread into a "Have you considered Brand X?" or "I use Brand Y", I am ONLY interested in hearing any experiences with the BMW LED Driving Light Retro Kit. There are several...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,666
Posted By Brahma
Thanks. No leaks yet, but the only time in 30...

Thanks. No leaks yet, but the only time in 30 years of continual and exclusive BMW bike ownership I was left at the side of the road was by a fuel pump on my 2007 GS, from the dreaded oring failure/...
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