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Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
It's a comeback on who ever did the work. So, no....

It's a comeback on who ever did the work. So, no. The dealer shouldn't charge him.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
04 != 05 But from 05, yes. The fuel pump(s)...

04 != 05

But from 05, yes. The fuel pump(s) and flange are the biggest. Some bikes will have more than one pump making inspection to determine which variant is required mandatory.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
Not every bike will have the same recalls. So...

Not every bike will have the same recalls. So asking "what about" isn't going to get you an "oh yeah, I forgot about that" answer. If the dealer runs the VIN, there will be a list of things it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
Call the dealer with the VIN. The dealer can look...

Call the dealer with the VIN. The dealer can look at the warranty history and tell him whether there's anything else he needs to get taken care of.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
It's over-torque in most instances. And yes, I've...

It's over-torque in most instances. And yes, I've seen a few.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,687
Posted By ian408
Hiya Marty! Sounds like you're having a great...

Hiya Marty! Sounds like you're having a great time!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
That is not true.

That is not true.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-15-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,687
Posted By ian408
Scrambler style.

Scrambler style.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
Your dealer should run your VIN and look for...

Your dealer should run your VIN and look for anything else. There are a few that might apply.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
I find that hard to believe. You might also want...

I find that hard to believe. You might also want to ask if your bike needs the multi-function switches too.

Anyway, there are a lot of reasons you might not get a letter. Your bike has a steel...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
There are new procedures and tools for doing the...

There are new procedures and tools for doing the work. Makes the whole thing a lot faster. A bit more than an hour once the bike is on the lift.

The heat makes the installation a bit easier and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
If you haven't received a letter yet, you should...

If you haven't received a letter yet, you should in the next week or so. If you're not sure if you are affected or maybe bought your bike through a private party, call the dealer with the last 7 of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
You're right, it is going to be a long process...

You're right, it is going to be a long process and you'll get a letter in April detailing the what/when/where/why part.

It's not likely a part number will be available until after that so you'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
That's true. But like I said, what they've said...

That's true. But like I said, what they've said is what you've read various places and that owners will receive letters.

I still question the accuracy of your information.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
Don't you think BMW would communicate their plans...

Don't you think BMW would communicate their plans to the people who sell and service their motorcycles before someone like you? I do.

And as of today, BMW has said you should expect a letter in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
My point remains the same.

My point remains the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
How can the dealer tell you anything more than...

How can the dealer tell you anything more than "you'll get a letter in the mail"?

You're right to suggest if the bike you own was purchased used, you should register it with BMW so that you do...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
What you said is not what I heard. Which is why I...

What you said is not what I heard. Which is why I ask.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,684
Posted By ian408
Do you work for a dealer or BMW NA?

Do you work for a dealer or BMW NA?
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,948
Posted By ian408
No one here is trolling. What we're trying to do...

No one here is trolling. What we're trying to do is keep you from an accident. You just don't like criticism.




We haven't changed any of your words. You've made a few changes though.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,948
Posted By ian408
No. You thread shit in someone's thread and...

No. You thread shit in someone's thread and received a moderate amount of feedback that wasn't relative to the original thread. It's called "modding" for a reason.


I expect you to have a little...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,948
Posted By ian408
There really wasn't any need to call me a...

There really wasn't any need to call me a "jackwad mod" in your comments about why you edited your post.

I've done a fair amount of fabrication as have others who've contributed to your build...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,948
Posted By ian408
You've heard it before, but that thing is not...

You've heard it before, but that thing is not safe. You don't need to have built one to see that.

Good luck and I hope your insurance is paid up and I'm glad you wont be towing that anywhere near...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-26-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,826
Views: 2,262,544
Posted By ian408
OAK has 8 on the docs and 18 waiting. Either on...

OAK has 8 on the docs and 18 waiting. Either on the anchorage or offshore waiting to enter the port.

Pretty tough situation.
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,709
Posted By ian408
There's RallyBlitz. It's an app that someone's...

There's RallyBlitz. It's an app that someone's advertised in another thread.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,928
Posted By ian408
I thought it was pretty funny you're clearing is...

I thought it was pretty funny you're clearing is neighbor's drive into his yard :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-27-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,735
Posted By ian408
Thank you for that great news! Continued...

Thank you for that great news!

Continued best wishes for a speedy recovery!:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,883
Posted By ian408
Condolences to all. Godspeed Mr. Rowley.

Condolences to all. Godspeed Mr. Rowley.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,735
Posted By ian408
Give him a big hug from all of us :D

Give him a big hug from all of us :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,410
Posted By ian408
How's about we honor Stu's request please.

How's about we honor Stu's request please.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,410
Posted By ian408
What does the Governor of Texas have to do with...

What does the Governor of Texas have to do with California? Maybe you could address Yee, Calderon, and Wright cases if at least wanted to stay in CA.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,410
Posted By ian408
What's sad is the feds are negotiating a 65 year...

What's sad is the feds are negotiating a 65 year lease renewal for the ranchers n that area (who are also on park lands).

And a more up to date example is they will happily spend millions to keep...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,735
Posted By ian408
Thank you again for making time to keep us up to...

Thank you again for making time to keep us up to date.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-31-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 41,551
Posted By ian408
I've seen them in exhibits, like one at Manzanar....

I've seen them in exhibits, like one at Manzanar. Who knows what they do with the rest of them.

Last time I was at Tea Kettle Junction, I found this one. :lol3
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,735
Posted By ian408
Good news indeed!

Good news indeed!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,735
Posted By ian408
Thanks for keeping us up to date.

Thanks for keeping us up to date.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,388
Views: 548,697
Posted By ian408
Double Yellow.

Double Yellow.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By ian408
May 20th Hearing on Clear Creek Management Area.

Not sure if this is a good thing or not yet.

It was the topic of a quick conversation at a 4WD thing this weekend. Perception was that it could open more. I guess we'll find out.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5,388
Views: 548,697
Posted By ian408
There's always "Tread Lightly" for this kind of...

There's always "Tread Lightly" for this kind of thing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5,388
Views: 548,697
Posted By ian408
Typical Rick Cooper/BLM behavior-just plow right...

Typical Rick Cooper/BLM behavior-just plow right ahead of any process. Recall he was knocking structures down before he was allowed and ripping up roads as well.
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