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Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,139
Posted By jdub
The first OEM seats on any bike I've ever owned...

The first OEM seats on any bike I've ever owned that work well for both me and my wife. Longest trip so far included a 500 mile day, and we were both pleasantly surprised there was never a need to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-12-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 553,787
Posted By jdub
Actually a DR200 according to the ad. The rear...

Actually a DR200 according to the ad. The rear drum brake is a giveaway also vs the rear disc on a DR650.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By jdub
Very nice. I used the VVME hi & lo beam kit on my...

Very nice. I used the VVME hi & lo beam kit on my '07 GSA for about 110k miles until I sold the bike; the best upgrade/mod I had done to it. No more burned out bulbs. I'd have already done this to my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By jdub
Pretty sure the sensor is at the rear of the oil...

Pretty sure the sensor is at the rear of the oil sump, so when your bike is stopped while pointed downhill there's no oil at the sensor and the indicator comes on. Once back on level ground, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,597
Posted By jdub
Correct, my '07 GSA had an 08/2006 build date...

Correct, my '07 GSA had an 08/2006 build date without servo-ABS (or I never would have bought it) and the same centerstand as all later model bikes.

The only thing I'm aware of changing during the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By jdub
OP: Unless BMW changed something for the 2015...

OP: Unless BMW changed something for the 2015 models, if your oil level warning comes and and goes off while actually riding as you state I'd suggest having the dealer check the sensor function under...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 41,275
Posted By jdub
Learned my lesson years ago, and now all of the...

Learned my lesson years ago, and now all of the new tires I mount (for me or for friends) get a quick rough up via wire brush before leaving my driveway for the first time.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By jdub
$285 shipped in GSW/GSAW sizes from American...

$285 shipped in GSW/GSAW sizes from American Motorcycle Tire (http://www.americanmototire.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=200_219_1123). The only folks I've used for my tire needs for years due to great...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By jdub
+1 to all of Tom's points. Depending on the...

+1 to all of Tom's points.

Depending on the mileage you've already gotten from it to get to the TWI, going all the way to the cords might net you what, $4 in savings over tossing it now?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,597
Posted By jdub
My '07 was a GSA, and it was as solid and...

My '07 was a GSA, and it was as solid and reliable a bike as one could want - going as strong as could be when I sold it at 145k miles. Click here for the story on it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By jdub
+1. I installed one of their Seibenrock Basic...

+1. I installed one of their Seibenrock Basic Plus clutch discs with a new OEM pressure plate and clutch housing on my '07 GSA at 133k miles and it worked great. Details here:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 553,787
Posted By jdub
Actually an early 2004 model - later model 2004s...

Actually an early 2004 model - later model 2004s had black rims.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,160
Posted By jdub
Not sure if you've already mentioned when you...

Not sure if you've already mentioned when you bought the bike, but that 2 year period better extend at least until the end of the original 3 year/36k mile warranty period or you're losing out.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 374,353
Posted By jdub
Well hell, obviously I didn't read up on the Sena...

Well hell, obviously I didn't read up on the Sena as much as I thought before buying the Scala.

Thanks again for the info everyone, now back to the primary Nav V subject of this thread....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 374,353
Posted By jdub
Progress! I just realized I shouldn't have...

Progress!

I just realized I shouldn't have to be riding to check this out, so while sitting on the couch I put on my helmet (causing my chocolate Lab to back up and start barking at me :lol3 ),...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 374,353
Posted By jdub
I just checked my Nav V and "Discoverable" was...

I just checked my Nav V and "Discoverable" was indeed enabled. I've now disabled it, and will see next time I go out if that was the problem (I really hope so). If so, thanks a million and did you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 374,353
Posted By jdub
I did a search on this thread, and it appears the...

I did a search on this thread, and it appears the same issue I'm having might have occurred with others last summer but I didn't see a resolution so here goes:

I'm very much a Bluetooth newb, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,272,973
Posted By jdub
On my '07 GSA's black rims, I used to just...

On my '07 GSA's black rims, I used to just "paint" silver balance weights with a Sharpie and it held up very well. Also used a Sharpie to touch up any tire change scratches on the rims.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,272,973
Posted By jdub
Looks like yet another great camping spot in WV;...

Looks like yet another great camping spot in WV; thanks for the tip as I haven't been to that state park yet. And not surprised at all to hear of your appreciation for your new bike. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,895
Posted By jdub
Maybe it got lost in all the pages, but if anyone...

Maybe it got lost in all the pages, but if anyone missed it and can use this info here's my GSW XPEL installation (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25361369&postcount=77) on page 6/post...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,140
Posted By jdub
2014 GSW, 10,600 miles. Had to put in fresh...

2014 GSW, 10,600 miles. Had to put in fresh compressed air when installing different tires, and had to put in 4 quarts of fresh oil and a new filter at the 6k mile oil change. Still pretty bummed...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5,385
Views: 553,787
Posted By jdub
Yep, K bike "System Cases".

Yep, K bike "System Cases".
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 25,946
Posted By jdub
If I knew he was snapping a picture, I at least...

If I knew he was snapping a picture, I at least would have lifted a leg like my dog.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 25,946
Posted By jdub
Caught in my element, communing with nature....

Caught in my element, communing with nature. Thanks Dave! :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 25,946
Posted By jdub
Frank - Great ride today, thanks for all your...

Frank - Great ride today, thanks for all your time & effort in putting this together. :clap

The route sheets worked great for our group of three, can't imagine doing a ride like this with so many...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By jdub
Because the GS/GSA spoked rims are too wide to...

Because the GS/GSA spoked rims are too wide to use something like the Motion Pro rim protectors, I just used thick plastic strips under the tire irons on my GSA's black rims and they protected it...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By jdub
Not sure why I didn't put this in my other post,...

Not sure why I didn't put this in my other post, but here's another pic of the 'Stich panniers fitted to my bike. They still work great on there.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By jdub
After reading this I called the dealer where I...

After reading this I called the dealer where I bought my 2014 GSW, they ran the VIN and said no recalls or bulletins are open against it. Maybe it depends on the bike's build date?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,272,973
Posted By jdub
Are we all talking about the same SAE connectors?...

Are we all talking about the same SAE connectors? These are the only ones I know:

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y18/jweicht/imagesDW8432V6_zpsjvhfsckd.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,272,973
Posted By jdub
I'm not understanding how someone hooking up an...

I'm not understanding how someone hooking up an SAE plug to the wrong battery polarity is the fault of the connector. I've used them for years on heated clothing and battery trickle chargers with no...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By jdub
Here's a post...

Here's a post (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25064945&postcount=29) with pics I made last year after fitting Givi quick disconnect pannier racks to my new GSW. I've installed and used...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By jdub
Do you have a backrest pad on the Givi top case?...

Do you have a backrest pad on the Givi top case? If so, just remove it and your passenger will instantly get an extra inch or so of room.

I've used the same Givi top case on my last five bikes as...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 136,484
Posted By jdub
Finally saw a pair of these TKC70s yesterday,...

Finally saw a pair of these TKC70s yesterday, mounted on a GSW and I was more impressed than from just pictures. They were a bit more aggressive than I thought, and I'll be mounting a pair after my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,980
Posted By jdub
Good luck with the project Jim. I had a '94...

Good luck with the project Jim.

I had a '94 RS, great bike that was very early production and I learned the hard way that the owner's manual gave an incorrect adjustment for the cable-actuated...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 25,946
Posted By jdub
Me too, but my KTM's fuel pump died about a mile...

Me too, but my KTM's fuel pump died about a mile into the ride. Most of you may remember passing us while we were sitting on the side of the road, but at least I was able to coax the bike back to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,078
Posted By jdub
Very strange, as there is no snap ring on the aft...

Very strange, as there is no snap ring on the aft end of the driveshaft where yours is stuck to the final drive. Those splines should separate easily merely by removing the torque arm bolt and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,278
Posted By jdub
+1. On my '07 GSA, I only fitted the pillion...

+1.

On my '07 GSA, I only fitted the pillion seat those few times I rode with a passenger. For my uses, the bike was much more practical instead using the flat space provided when the seat was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By jdub
Thanks, taken while out exploring Michaux State...

Thanks, taken while out exploring Michaux State Forest last weekend. A good day to have knobbies, and a fun ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By jdub
I installed one of these...

I installed one of these (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3493/PN-045-5813/Storage-Bag-for-Under-Rear-Luggage-Rack-BMW-R1200GS-2013-on-Water-Cooled) from Touratech in that space, works well for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By jdub
I owned an R1100S, and the tank (hidden under all...

I owned an R1100S, and the tank (hidden under all of the plastic) was definitely aluminum. These folks agree:

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/16112328059.html
...
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