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Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Zweirad
An email to the vendor selling the units got him...

An email to the vendor selling the units got him to change the quantity from four to two...after he finished his meal! Problem solved, two TPMS sending units ordered.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Zweirad
Good to know Scratch! Thanks. What is that...

Good to know Scratch! Thanks.

What is that spiffy looking black box anyway? Is that a GS911?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Zweirad
Yes, synching is required. Cannot verify if GS911...

Yes, synching is required. Cannot verify if GS911 does it, but I wouldn't doubt it. Last time I did mine was right before a scheduled visit to the dealer and he did it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Zweirad
TPMS sensors for GS group buy

I'm pretty sure these Chinese parts ARE going into BMWs. I think BWW is sourcing them from here.

And I ride Beemers. Bimmers are cages.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Zweirad
Nobody interested in backup tpms units for $42.50...

Nobody interested in backup tpms units for $42.50 each??
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By Zweirad
TPMS sensors for GS group buy

BMW uses the same tire pressure monitor sensor, they call them RDC sensor with valve, on many models. The part number is 36238521797.

The part retails for $130. A manufacturer in China sells...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,536
Posted By Zweirad
Hey ryder, probably not necessary to mention but...

Hey ryder, probably not necessary to mention but don't forget Dan King and even RJ for Airhead knowledge bases.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,082
Posted By Zweirad
2009 GS, 10/08 purchase, 71K. New clutch @60k,...

2009 GS, 10/08 purchase, 71K. New clutch @60k, TWO final drive rebuilds (under warranty), replaced failed OEM ESA shocks @60k with HyperPro ESA. Otherwise she's been a great mount....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Zweirad
I added a photo from joewalsh showing the tool...

I added a photo from joewalsh showing the tool tube piece-parts. The bracket is clearly shown.

I did some rough measurements of the bracket which is still on the bike....

Distance between...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Zweirad
I didn't but joewalsh did when he sold it. I...

I didn't but joewalsh did when he sold it. I asked him for it and will add it if/when I get it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Zweirad
GT Moto Tool Tube

An inmate asked I post the results of installing subject farkle on my 09 GS and to make the instruction sheet available if possible. This request was made with an eye to possibly assisting with The...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,460
Posted By Zweirad
I bought two of these and now I have a lifetime...

I bought two of these and now I have a lifetime subscription to the catalog in case I ever need to buy a pitchfork. Never found an acceptable place to install them except on the back of the Varios...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,456
Posted By Zweirad
I put a set on my 04 1150GS. Excellent upgrade,...

I put a set on my 04 1150GS. Excellent upgrade, much more comfortable to stand on. I pulled them when I traded it to get my 09 R12GS and put them on the new bike. The mounting bracket on the E12 is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Zweirad
Given my Type A personality, I had to make a...

Given my Type A personality, I had to make a decision. After review and following leads here and elsewhere I ordered a new Hyperpro shock.

My thanks to all who contributed.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Zweirad
No mention of ESA on the web site. Thanks for...

No mention of ESA on the web site. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Zweirad
R12GS ESA rear shock replacement recommendations?

Hello Friends,

The ESA rear shock on my '09 R12GS has sprung a leak, dribbling oil on the garage floor. 60K miles. Looks like my options are OEM (not), Works, Wilbur, or Öhlin. I'm looking for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By Zweirad
Wondering if R12RT horn circuit has higher amp...

Wondering if R12RT horn circuit has higher amp rating than R12GSA. Would like to hear if the horn-job works on the GS. My OEM horn on my '09, anemic from day 1, is sounding even more plaintive. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,340
Posted By Zweirad
I was a MSF rider coach in a former life. We...

I was a MSF rider coach in a former life. We used to drill "thumb-key" into our BRC students to get them into the habit of quickly and almost instinctively reaching for the kill switch. Helps to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-18-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,420
Views: 235,882
Posted By Zweirad
I quit 15 years ago after smoking, chewing, etc.,...

I quit 15 years ago after smoking, chewing, etc., for 30. I've tried three times to smoke a cigarette since and couldn't finish one. Fresh smoke still catches my attention but I do not miss stale...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,675
Posted By Zweirad
Wickers has three weights of inexpensive...

Wickers has three weights of inexpensive microfiber winter unmentionables. The zippered mock turtle tops are great, allows for some temp control. Good bike boxers too.


Lee Hetrick, Harrisburg...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By Zweirad
Soldering project successful. Polarity confirmed...

Soldering project successful. Polarity confirmed as described above. It's working, I am warm. 'n' happy.
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By Zweirad
I got the meter out and got a resistance reading...

I got the meter out and got a resistance reading from the exposed pin on the battery side of the controller (which is positive based on how the BMW connector is wired) to the covered pin on the...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By Zweirad
Wiring for SAE Heat-troller

Gentlemen,

I have a vintage-but-serviceable SAE-connector Gerbing Heat-troller (USA not China) I've been using for many seasons. I now have a new Warm&Safe jacket...with a coax connector. Since...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 695
Posted By Zweirad
R1200GS misfires under load

Problem found, loose power connector on primary ignition coil.

'09 R12GS, idles roughly; when running, any attempt to twist the throttle quickly causes bike to miss and shudder. Bike will take...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By Zweirad
Skwoosh

How did you make out, Mike? Buy one? I'm thinking about one for my R12GS but wanted to find someone who tried it first.

Thanks, Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Zweirad
Thanks

At least a few of these were helpful. I guess my main concern was to confirm the location of the sending unit. Whether or not to leave it in place was a second; one guy told me to take the nut off...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Zweirad
R12GS with TPM: Any special way to change tires?

Fellow Kids,

I need to replace the rear tire on my '09 R12GS with TPM. What do I need to worry about while doing the deed so that I do not break the monitor? What are the steps? I know, get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,132
Posted By Zweirad
Varadero vs R12GS

I rode a rental Crappadero for a week in Germany in the Mosel Valley a few years ago, maybe 2002 or 2003. Hoped at first it was similar to the Trans-Alp, which had a pretty good rep. Wrong. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Zweirad
On my '09 the low beam lamp does not turn on...

On my '09 the low beam lamp does not turn on until the bike starts, although the tiny little baby parking lamp does light up as does the tail light (LED on this model). So power drain is not all...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Zweirad
Beat the Heat`

Agree with previous posters:

1 - Bead Rider, best $35 I ever spent on a GS seat improvement. Also great for preventing crotch dams in the rain, the water runs out between the beads.

2 -...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,968
Posted By Zweirad
Unused set available

I have set I gought for my R1150GS but could not get used to them. I would let them go for a good price. Contact me off list, lhetrickatgmaildotcom.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By Zweirad
Mine SEEMED to fit when I put them on and mounted...

Mine SEEMED to fit when I put them on and mounted my IPF 968s. I am going out to the garage and take a closer look

/Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 402
Posted By Zweirad
Tank bag options, '08+ R12GS

Mornin' All,

Been awhile. I got a brandy-new '09 R12GS, loaded. My third GS, I think they almost got it all right on this one. No cross bar means my BarPak map holder not as functional so...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Zweirad
[QUOTE=Old_Lion]I wonder if this marker may have...

[QUOTE=Old_Lion]I wonder if this marker may have been a clue in a biker/car rally.
The circular symbol suggests an hourglass.

Interesting point, and one I think one of the other posts may have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-23-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Zweirad
I thought it might be a survey mark also butT...

I thought it might be a survey mark also butT there is no nail at the center of the image. It is not a Degree Confluence Project marker either, the lat is very very close to 42 deg but the long is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Zweirad
Does anyone know what this is?

Cross-posting to GS, The Beeg, MAC-PAC and Advrider...

Riding in Erie County, PA, found this on the road at the intersection of PA 89 and PA 8 south of Wattsburg.....does anyone know what this is?...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By Zweirad
WTB: R1150GS Wunderlich crash Bars

Prolly picked the wrong forum, if so sorry in advance.

I got sticker shock at Santa Cruz for a Wunderlich crash bar for my GS. Anybody got one they wanna part with for a REASONABLE price?
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