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Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 135,455
Posted By Trixie
Toowoomba, did you let Conti know about this...

Toowoomba, did you let Conti know about this thread as well? not for any type of placating statement's sake, but for the information and feedback they may obtain?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Trixie
The real fun begins when you go away on a...

The real fun begins when you go away on a business trip, and the wife starts seeing all the boxes arriving every day that you were normally ratholing before she got home....:mrskbasa
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trixie
With friends like that.....you know the rest of...

With friends like that.....you know the rest of the line. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By Trixie
Yeah, the Jesse's are the thickest of the bunch...

Yeah, the Jesse's are the thickest of the bunch from what I can determine. Tales of their durability are abundant on the forum.

I haven't really read a lot of other accounts of riders going down...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,513
Posted By Trixie
Awright then, I'm In!

Awright then, I'm In!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,513
Posted By Trixie
Does the Wunderlich version also require removal...

Does the Wunderlich version also require removal of the mudgaurd?
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,672
Posted By Trixie
An '87 hurricane. I had that exact bike for a...

An '87 hurricane. I had that exact bike for a number of years, same color and everything. Still miss it. Got divorced, and managed to pick up an '88 after the fallout was over. Sold it and my Ducati...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By Trixie
Asnowmobiler, I saw your posts on those...

Asnowmobiler,

I saw your posts on those two-tones bags in the other thread. How many hoops did you have to jump through to get that setup?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By Trixie
Thanks, JR, I'll admit, I am tending towards...

Thanks, JR,

I'll admit, I am tending towards the Globescouts, but trying to keep an open mind. I really like the Jesse's, the the $600 extra for another set of racks sort of throws me off, on top...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Trixie
Maybe a trip the the US is in order? Pop into a...

Maybe a trip the the US is in order? Pop into a dealership, say "Hey, this thing came loose, can you fix it? I'm on the road" :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By Trixie
GSW panniers- How are yours Holding up?

Yet another watercooled Pannier thread.

Not crap up anyone's thread in Vendors, I was curious how the various pannier selections were holding up out in the real world. I'm about to buy a set for...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By Trixie
beemerboneyard.com?

beemerboneyard.com?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By Trixie
Have you upgraded the LH cam chain tensioner? My...

Have you upgraded the LH cam chain tensioner? My 1150 used to ping quite a bit a low RPMs and putting in the upgraded tensioner seemed to help. The LH cylinder would run slightly retarded cam timing...
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,272
Posted By Trixie
Thanks, Paul, the kit it what I'm looking at and...

Thanks, Paul, the kit it what I'm looking at and I see three options for a mounting plate- R1200 GSA, R1200GS 13+, and R1200 GS-W Adventure.

I assume for the 2015 GSAW that option 3 is the correct...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,272
Posted By Trixie
What are the dimensions for the 27l and 40l XTOP...

What are the dimensions for the 27l and 40l XTOP cases? What do I need to mount one to my 2015 GSAW? The web page says fitment for F650 & F800GS, but I assume that's an error.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,271,392
Posted By Trixie
what tires are on that thing? not Anakee III's...

what tires are on that thing? not Anakee III's like the US issue.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By Trixie
yup, meant the OP, sorry.

yup, meant the OP, sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,271,392
Posted By Trixie
so, is the PDM 60 and the Neutrino the same basic...

so, is the PDM 60 and the Neutrino the same basic gizmo? looks like it's a gotta-have, either way.

ETA- yes, I understand it's two different product from two different vendors.l
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By Trixie
I'm happy to report I've logged 621 miles with...

I'm happy to report I've logged 621 miles with zero incident on my new GSAW. I'm also very happy to report that there is life, much life, after 5000 RPM :D

Finally got to "run the ton" on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,271,392
Posted By Trixie
I like it, but am an old school bastid that is...

I like it, but am an old school bastid that is not keen on dependence of a mobile phone to run the interface. Gimme buttons and knobs, dammit! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,850
Posted By Trixie
that's probably one SW trick they use to make the...

that's probably one SW trick they use to make the shift assist work more easily- SW matches engine speed to road speed to prevent nasty violent gnashing of gear dogs.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,271,392
Posted By Trixie
So, I wrote to these guys asking when they might...

So, I wrote to these guys asking when they might have levers for the 2015 models, at first they said they were available now, so I asked again, 2015?

Their response: <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By Trixie
Glad it worked out for you. Well done, Gold Coast...

Glad it worked out for you. Well done, Gold Coast BMW! :clap

it would still be very interesting to hear what they discover on teardown, although I doubt the mothership will share that info.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Trixie
Depending on just how rusty it is, I would either...

Depending on just how rusty it is, I would either a) leave it be, for light, surface rust, and maybe spray some lithium grease on it, or b) pull it if it's real crusty and scrub it down with a scotch...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
Well, in more Garmin bizzaro world, I opened...

Well, in more Garmin bizzaro world,

I opened Basecamp, and it let me do the SW firmware update from there.

Went back to Express for the map update, still no go, so re-opened Basecamp, did an...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
Is Garmin Express supposed to see the SD card...

Is Garmin Express supposed to see the SD card capacity, in addition to device memory?

In checking the settings, it shows the device nearly full, and warns me to install an external card to handle...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
Yes, if only Garmin Express actually worked and...

Yes, if only Garmin Express actually worked and didn't throw errors and failed to download and install any updates.

<sigh> maybe it will work tomorrow....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,908
Posted By Trixie
I recall one of the cyclist mags having an...

I recall one of the cyclist mags having an earlier 11500GS as a test bike, and it munched the rod bearings due to "insufficient oil levels" although the low pressure light never came on, according to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,908
Posted By Trixie
Thanks, I flipped through the thing for about 20...

Thanks, I flipped through the thing for about 20 mins and could not see anything other than the indicator and sight glass references. The index in the back was useless. Well, I hope "check"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By Trixie
Thar she blows, #16 on your parts fiche... ...

Thar she blows, #16 on your parts fiche...

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0006677.png?v=04282014
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By Trixie
Hmm, I'm surprised by that statement, as every...

Hmm, I'm surprised by that statement, as every t-stat I've taken out of the box to put in is in the closed position at room temp.

Temp sensors are independent of the thermostat- Temp sensor tells...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,908
Posted By Trixie
Yes, the age-old sight glass is almost as...

Yes, the age-old sight glass is almost as mystical in its never-ending inconsistency, full one ride, empty the next.

I've been kneeling down, worshiping the BMW gods for 15 years to check the oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,908
Posted By Trixie
Onboard Oil Level Indicator in 2015 GSAW?

I noticed flipping through the onboard display that an entry for Oil Level appears, but displays only the two flat bars, _._ similar to the tire pressure displays before you take off. Does this model...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By Trixie
I came off a 2000 GS and just got back from a...

I came off a 2000 GS and just got back from a quick hour long ride on my 2015 GSAW. I literally have 130 miles on the new bike, and I can say while it seems to outperform in nearly all aspects of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,042
Posted By Trixie
Sounds like a stuck thermostat

Sounds like a stuck thermostat
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,066
Posted By Trixie
I feel for ya- better to have it trapped in a...

I feel for ya- better to have it trapped in a container somewhere than to have it in the garage, with it snowing for the 10th weekend in a row. :baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
And this morning, it worked fine, as if nothing...

And this morning, it worked fine, as if nothing was wrong. :baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
yes, thanks, i've updated the GE SW, and tried to...

yes, thanks, i've updated the GE SW, and tried to load just to device, just to computer, and both in various iterations all afternoon to no avail. Same screen as you have posted.

I give up, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
Well, it's the same setup I used a couple of...

Well, it's the same setup I used a couple of weeks ago for the last update. Who knows what's changed since then.

It now starts the download bar, then pukes out. I suspect it's a Garmin server...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 373,782
Posted By Trixie
And how does one do that? I go to garmin.com, and...

And how does one do that? I go to garmin.com, and the eventual chain of update links leads me to another Express download.
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