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Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Manatee2000
Got you about the fan not working the car goes...

Got you about the fan not working the car goes crap. My "Adventure Bike Riding on a sandy road in Utah it's like the thermostat doesn't work.

Thanks for the info on the Wethead. What fascinating...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Manatee2000
I do understand what the Thermostat is for and...

I do understand what the Thermostat is for and how it work. What I don't understand where the problem is when I see on my dash going 90 mph in 110 degree weather my temp gauge is maxed out or when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Manatee2000
Really. Weak answer. Why bother with a...

Really. Weak answer. Why bother with a thermostat at all if it fails to do what every other bike and car thermostat does, control engine temperature. This and the stupid sight glass really hack...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Manatee2000
Weird when I search for it in the BMW Motorrad...

Weird when I search for it in the BMW Motorrad Repair Manual r Models K2x GS it doesn't come up as a part. Since their is a thermostat in the bike why doesn't it keep the bike at a constant...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,797
Posted By Manatee2000
I have the same set up. You need to confirm that...

I have the same set up. You need to confirm that your lip are touching the mike on the boom when speaking.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,903
Posted By Manatee2000
Great information. Would you mine posting some...

Great information. Would you mine posting some pictures of where you are adjusting.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Manatee2000
My information is coming from the mechanics at...

My information is coming from the mechanics at the BMW LA dealership that serviced the CHIPS bikes. I pulled in and was concerned because my temp was pegged. Sever guys indicated it was no big...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,903
Posted By Manatee2000
Just got back from SLC about 500 miles one way...

Just got back from SLC about 500 miles one way from Denver. Thought about your problem and a few of my own on my 08 GSA. Please don't Take this the wrong way but I think it might be the way u are...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,903
Posted By Manatee2000
Have you tried cleaning the injectors?

Have you tried cleaning the injectors?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,550
Posted By Manatee2000
Yep he''s right test for the BMW police bikes in...

Yep he''s right test for the BMW police bikes in LA California include leaving the bike on the side stand for 24 bourse while running. They don't buy the bike in less it can pass this test.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By Manatee2000
Thumb Racer 7 Reply off MOA Forum

Guys I got a reply from the same question from Racer 7 on the MOA web site. I thought that the perspective was worth to repost.

Matt

Racer7

I may have a somewhat different perspective than...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By Manatee2000
Yep he left me guessing on what he would do and I...

Yep he left me guessing on what he would do and I left him guessing on my thoughts to his response. Just playing. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By Manatee2000
Laugh Well love the thought full response. :) On...

Well love the thought full response. :)

On one hand you are Dising the thought of using an additive on the other you have always used Moly in your Tranny and Rear Drive. With nothing much in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Manatee2000
[QUOTE=Gavin Buckle;24116208]Im aware there have...

[QUOTE=Gavin Buckle;24116208]Im aware there have been numerous oil threads, however none can give me a definitive answer.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By Manatee2000
Nano Lubrication ??? Bull Crap or not ? - Jay Leno's Garage

This Question is also posted on the MOA Site

OK guy's I am horrible I buy into all the snake oil out their but this one has really gotten my attention. I first noticed it watching Nano Lubrication...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Manatee2000
Did any one ever figure out the HISS problem? ...

Did any one ever figure out the HISS problem? When you go to UE 10 you really can hear it.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Manatee2000
They are worth every penny. 17 hours straight...

They are worth every penny. 17 hours straight for an Iron Butt ride.
Forum: Americas 06-28-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Manatee2000
Exactly what I am tring to do.

Exactly what I am tring to do.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-28-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 570,407
Posted By Manatee2000
Tent Space

Tent space and general help available. Do not E-Mail if you need either Call 502 314 6969
Forum: Trip Planning 06-28-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,342
Posted By Manatee2000
I would appriciate the link to your maps. ...

I would appriciate the link to your maps. Manatee2000@gmail.com

Thanks,

Manatee
Forum: Americas 06-24-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Manatee2000
MOA Rally from Denver

I am looking to put a trip to go from Denver to the MOA rally using as many back roads as possible. Can any one help or interested in going? Leave Wensday around 5 ride 4 hours or so. Camp then be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,444
Posted By Manatee2000
Just order them

I crashed 9 time in soft sand over a 50 mile no problmes. Great bags, Read the instructions make sure that you understand how the spacers work you won't be dissapointed.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,285
Posted By Manatee2000
I just got done wahing mine. Pulded the pads...

I just got done wahing mine. Pulded the pads and liner use NiKWax Teck Wash in a front load washer.

The next step is to Help replace the DWR on the out side of the jacket and pants. See link...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,500
Posted By Manatee2000
I don't have the Touratech bags but you are not...

I don't have the Touratech bags but you are not considering the piece of mind that comes with a hardsided case's. While I am an avide back packer with 2000 + miles of backpacking experience I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,981
Posted By Manatee2000
Is this correct? I have had 2 failures and live...

Is this correct? I have had 2 failures and live in Denver CO.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,836
Posted By Manatee2000
Aaahh the guy who is above me is on to somthing. ...

Aaahh the guy who is above me is on to somthing. It all depends where you are riding and how you are riding.

The Cheep insurance I don't buy it has never been worth it to me in the long run.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,836
Posted By Manatee2000
Spare Tube for off-road.

Question,

Out of how many miles riden has any one on this thread or other wise screwed up a side wall? Past that was it in the front or back? Based on casual conversation the question is always...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,101
Posted By Manatee2000
:1drink

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,101
Posted By Manatee2000
As it says in the specifications air/Oil cooled...

As it says in the specifications air/Oil cooled 2008 GSA. I'll be damed if the air has any thing to do with it base on the hunk of metal I am setting on. This is the same type of discussion that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,101
Posted By Manatee2000
I respect your answere but don't buy it. With all...

I respect your answere but don't buy it. With all of the technology they have built into the bike this should not be an issue. The technology BMW motercycles is using is cheep because it has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By Manatee2000
Wink Pictures of GSA terain

I recently did a trip where at the end of a 300 mile day I thought it would be a good idea to visit some friends camping Chins lake CO. Everything up the jeep road started off well enough but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,101
Posted By Manatee2000
For me any way the reasont he OIL thing bother me...

For me any way the reasont he OIL thing bother me so bad is because I have had German, American and Jap cars and they have figured out how to keep the tempature guage constant in all conditions going...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,101
Posted By Manatee2000
08 1200 gsa

I have been all over the place and the bike has always run hot. 105 degrees coming into LA the bars were maxed out. No light comes on to show it over heating only shows loss of oil presure. Asked...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By Manatee2000
Injectors.

They can be cleaned in the U.S. at any place that deals in Diesel engines. They have to have something similar their.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,773
Posted By Manatee2000
What is the name of the 3M film used in #54?

Thanks for the help. Manatee
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Manatee2000
I am going to try to do it with Piaa 520 You...

I am going to try to do it with Piaa 520

You can convert the stock aux light to HID. i found it on the web. Minor mod.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Manatee2000
You have some points and I love the last line but...

You have some points and I love the last line but you are right I haven't taped into the heart the engine yet but really no need. I did get in my 23,000 in the first year of riding in 2008 fresh...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Manatee2000
How do you Know you are a GS mechanic or Just a fool with tools?

It started out easy enough. When I ordered the bike BMW GSA 1200 they gave me a choice of Red and some other color. I chose red not because i like it but it was to me better than the other choice....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By Manatee2000
What ever the Owners manuel says..

What ever the Owners manuel says..
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Manatee2000
Not so sure.

I have the exact same Bike and set up /xm/ zumo / autocom pro 2.

What autocom do you have? Sounds like you have one leed hook up to a power side of the autocom that was designed to power...
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