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Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,556
Posted By ARG
My fuel strip failed and showed full all the time...

My fuel strip failed and showed full all the time until it was replaced.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By ARG
Great picture, just what I was looking for. As...

Great picture, just what I was looking for. As you say looks about an inch or so different. With that, an E36 on the Muffler side and an E45 for the Right side and Trunk would be perfect. I have used...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,681
Posted By ARG
I know there are different opinions but on my...

I know there are different opinions but on my 1200, if I don't let it stay on the side stand for a while after riding it will show low when put on the center stand.
Try it, can't hurt anything. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By ARG
Yes, the 05's have a float with no problems. ...

Yes, the 05's have a float with no problems.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,787
Posted By ARG
Did not say it made it feel better, just a lot...

Did not say it made it feel better, just a lot less maintenance, warranty issues and headaches during ownership. Sorry for the misunderstanding if you thought otherwise.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,787
Posted By ARG
I can't believe someone has not given you the 2...

I can't believe someone has not given you the 2 greatest improvements in addition to the others mentioned.

NO FUEL STRIP. Has a float for a fuel sender.

VENTED FINAL DRIVE. No more pressure...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By ARG
Not sure about what year they went back to the...

Not sure about what year they went back to the float but I think 2011. Also I understand bikes without the on board computer have used floats for a while.
If you go to www.realoem.com...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By ARG
Thanks for the quick reply. A few more good...

Thanks for the quick reply. A few more good replies and my 09 will be in the flea market.

ARG
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 81,873
Posted By ARG
To Jesse Luggage: In the future will you...

To Jesse Luggage:

In the future will you have bags and mounts for an R1200GS where I don't have to relocate the turn signals. I am an anal engineer who refuses to relocate them. Is there any...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By ARG
Thinking about a 2012 R1200GS

Presently have an 09 R1200GS and thinking about getting a 2012 so as to get a FLOAT in the gas tank instead of the fuel strip and a VENTED Final Drive instead of the sealed unit to get rid of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By ARG
That is the way I went, then found out the...

That is the way I went, then found out the R1200GS tail light and turn signals are already conventional. Had to get rid of all the CAN BUS stuff which did not work. As mentioned before, a regular...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By ARG
Both the isolators I use, Bushtec on my Harley...

Both the isolators I use, Bushtec on my Harley and Electrical Connections on the 09 GS are solid state, no relays.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,318
Posted By ARG
Also send to Motorcycle Consumer News. They...

Also send to Motorcycle Consumer News. They published my letter on the fuel strip issues a couple months ago.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By ARG
If you buy a new Dauntless hitch I think it comes...

If you buy a new Dauntless hitch I think it comes with all the wiring, isolator and trailer plugs. We bought the hitch used from another Adventurer and he did not want to strip the bike down to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By ARG
Using "Electrical Connections Universal Isolator"...

Using "Electrical Connections Universal Isolator" And Dauntless Motors hitch on a 2009 R1200GS. There are other Isolators available and any should work that use a trigger wire from each light source...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By ARG
Just went through all that with our GS. See my...

Just went through all that with our GS. See my previous post. Had to send back all the Can Bus adapters. The turn signal wires are pretty srtaight forward, a blue, voltage and a brown ground to each...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By ARG
Just put a hitch and wiring on a 2009 R1200GS....

Just put a hitch and wiring on a 2009 R1200GS. You will need a universal isolator. The Left Turn, Right Turn, Tail, Stop as well as the ground are all individual circuits you tap into and send those...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Joel, Will you be going to the BMW MOA rally...

Joel,

Will you be going to the BMW MOA rally in MO this July? Sure would like to meet you !!!!!

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Joel, I would love your letter to get to...

Joel,

I would love your letter to get to Motorcycle Consumer News in response to the original letter that I sent to them. Thanks for your valuable information.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Joel, Thanks for the reply on retrofitting....

Joel,

Thanks for the reply on retrofitting. Sounds like I will be dumping the 09 and getting a newer one after I look in the tank to verify a float. That way I will also get the new vented...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Joel, Do you know if a bike with a strip can be...

Joel,
Do you know if a bike with a strip can be retrofitted with a float. I know several parts probably would have to be replaced but do you think it would be possible?

Thanks,
ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Motorcycle Consumer News has been very active in...

Motorcycle Consumer News has been very active in solving motorcyclist's issues such as Gold Wing steering head bearings in the past.
If you have any comments on this Fuel Strip issue please send...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Thanks for sharing. I would like to post the...

Thanks for sharing. I would like to post the entire article that I sent in and the response byt do not know how to. Maybe you know how to scan and post. Sorry I cant.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 63,680
Posted By ARG
Faulty Fuel Level Strips

The letter I wrote to Motorcycle Consumer News about the problems with my 2009 R1200GS Fuel Level Strips just got published in the February issue. It is in the downtime files on page 8. There is an...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,312
Posted By ARG
Had a 2000 KLR for a couple of years then...

Had a 2000 KLR for a couple of years then upgraded to an 2003 R1150GS. Only off road is fireroads. GS worked much better for me. Had an offer to buy my GS for a great price so went back to the new...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,186
Posted By ARG
R1200GS Fuel Strip

Have not seen any recent posts on the Fuel Strip problems. Anyone know if a final fix has been made available? Retrofit to a float possibly?

Thanks,
ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By ARG
Great picture of the removal racks for the Givi'....

Great picture of the removal racks for the Givi'. Think Twisted Throttle sells those SW Motec Givi mounts.

Thanks,
ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By ARG
Tried searches, no help. Called Givi and they...

Tried searches, no help. Called Givi and they said the LH and RH are the same, don't believe it. Another vendor Revzilla said 4 inches different, don;t believe that either. Need someone that has them...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By ARG
Givi Bags on an R1200GS ???

I am planning on getting a set of Givi bags on my 09 R1200GS, (only ride street and dirt roads) and want to know if anyone has this setup. I need to know if the left (muffler) side rack sticks out...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By ARG
Does anyone have more info or pictures? ARG

Does anyone have more info or pictures?

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,066
Posted By ARG
Planning on getting rid of my 09 with ABS and all...

Planning on getting rid of my 09 with ABS and all the other options and getting a new base model with Heated Grips only.
No more fuel strip issues...........

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,310
Posted By ARG
09 r1200gs

700 miles, fuel strip problems, ESA that wont go low enough, a computer I don't need that does not work with bad fuel strips. Hate this thing, should have kept my KLR or my previous R1150GS.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,452
Posted By ARG
Yes, I would like to have less. I have a loaded...

Yes, I would like to have less. I have a loaded 09 with 700 miles on it with fuel strip problems now fixed under warranty, for a while, ESA that I cant get low enough, computer I don't need.
Bought...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By ARG
Where is this filler? Any pics? Just did my 09...

Where is this filler? Any pics? Just did my 09 through the speed sensor.

Thanks,
ARG
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,884
Posted By ARG
Understand from some other sites that he has a...

Understand from some other sites that he has a bike accident and is in bad shape in the hospital. You can do a search and find out more. Sad indeed.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By ARG
Givi Question R1200GS

Can anyone tell me how what the difference is on how far out the left side rack sticks out versus the right side due to the muffler????
Example on my KLR the Muffler side stuck out 1 inch further so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,787
Posted By ARG
I'm looking as well to put ADV bag mounts on my...

I'm looking as well to put ADV bag mounts on my regular 2009 GS. Jessie makes bags that fit the ADV mounts so you don't have to relocate the muffler and turn signals like when using the Jessie...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,180
Posted By ARG
Dutch, You hit the nail on the head. ARG

Dutch, You hit the nail on the head.

ARG
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,180
Posted By ARG
The perfect mechanical bike for me is my 2010...

The perfect mechanical bike for me is my 2010 Harley Ultra Classic but I can't take it on the fire roads and trails at Sturgis each year. That is where the BMW comes in. Just want everything I pay...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 27,180
Posted By ARG
When I spend close to $20K just want to get what...

When I spend close to $20K just want to get what I pay for. My R1150GS with a float tank switch worked perfect. As did my K75RT etc, etc. May have to trade up to a 2011 GS basic with with no computer...
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