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Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,954
Posted By moto-man
I swapped my tall stock GT windscreen for a BMW...

I swapped my tall stock GT windscreen for a BMW Sport Screen from the RS model (in smoke)... didn't really need the barn-door weather protection where I ride and the GT's electric adjustment still...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By moto-man
http://www.deaauctions.com/buy_at_drms_auctions.ht...

http://www.deaauctions.com/buy_at_drms_auctions.htm

DRMS Auctions
Department of Defense




Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By moto-man
DRMO = Defense Reutilization Marketing Office ...

DRMO = Defense Reutilization Marketing Office

o/w known as the 'graveyard' ... all military equipment is sent there when no longer needed or replaced by their original units... once there, it is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By moto-man
Is this the stock guard you're referring to? This...

Is this the stock guard you're referring to? This Suzuki of Japan oem guard for theSM looks like it's made of stamped steel.. a lot of parts for the E/S/SM are interchangeable. if this fits you'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By moto-man
Don't know anything about the Aluminum cases from...

Don't know anything about the Aluminum cases from BMW but just ran across this new product idea on cyclegadgets.com .... maybe it will fit the alu cases as well? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,165
Posted By moto-man
What year is your GS? The part #'s I got from...

What year is your GS? The part #'s I got from Jackie @ CycleBrakes for my 2002 GS w/ EVO Calipers was:

FD-271 for the Front and
FD-186 for the Rear

EBC Equivalent #'s are:

FA-335 for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,165
Posted By moto-man
Late Build 2002 GS and on have the 'EVO' style...

Late Build 2002 GS and on have the 'EVO' style Calipers and do not have anti-rat-trap springs on the front pad carriers. Also the front pads may be replaced w/o removing the calipers from the larger...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2005, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,938
Posted By moto-man
Actually, my '02 GS w/ a build date of 07/2002...

Actually, my '02 GS w/ a build date of 07/2002 also shipped with the EVO calipers and rotors !!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,938
Posted By moto-man
Yep, what they said. To clarify a bit...

Yep, what they said.

To clarify a bit further, as I also own a late-build '02 GS w/ EVO calipers, the later build '02's were the first GS's to ship with the EVO calipers and rotors but retained...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,912
Posted By moto-man
Adjusting the Angle of the connectors on the...

Adjusting the Angle of the connectors on the Spieglers works perfectly fine, just follow the instructions and be sure to tighten the vise jaws enough to cause the plastic blocks to change thier color...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2005, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,164
Posted By moto-man
Search for this thread: Magura EX-Line Bars on a...

Search for this thread: Magura EX-Line Bars on a R1150GS

I ended up buying the $$ Touratech bar clamps as shown in the pics. They work well but are not 'pretty' items. I remembered that Ricky used...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,127
Posted By moto-man
If you're talking about the large torx-head bolt...

If you're talking about the large torx-head bolt holding the end-weight and handguard onto the bar, then yes! BMW uses RED loctite on that mutha'. I had similar trouble removing mine the first time....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,164
Posted By moto-man
I've had to remove and re-install my heated grips...

I've had to remove and re-install my heated grips when I changed to Magura Bars last fall, so here goes (from memory):

To remove the grips you must:

1) remove the tank enough to get to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2005, 11:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,255
Posted By moto-man
Both TouraTech and (I think Wunderlich) make ones...

Both TouraTech and (I think Wunderlich) make ones that use the stock pegs... Check out TT's website and A&S BMW's web site for the Wunderlich item.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2005, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By moto-man
I have the Magura 'low' bar setup on my '02 GS...

I have the Magura 'low' bar setup on my '02 GS also and am very happy w/ it.

When I talked to TouraTech about the Magura bars, they told me that the 'high' bar had a similar rise and sweep as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2005, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 929
Posted By moto-man
Be aware of the need to bleed all of the internal...

Be aware of the need to bleed all of the internal circuits of your version of ABS when doing any brake work (an 04 would have the EVO brakes, right?) I'm led to believe that to do this job on those...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2005, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By moto-man
2006 R1200gs "hp" ?

Spotted on BMW of ATL's Web Site:

Model: BMW R1200GS HP
Year: 2006
Color: TBA
Mileage: 001
Extras: Limited Production High Performance BMW R1200GS, Lighter, quicker, way cooler, Taking...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By moto-man
I have them on my current GS and they are indeed...

I have them on my current GS and they are indeed 'lite buddies' by run-n-lites. Klaus @ run-n-lites (aka Wilbers Shocks) is the distributor.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By moto-man
When I replaced my stock bars w/ Maguras a few...

When I replaced my stock bars w/ Maguras a few months ago, I noticed that the wires for the right (throttle) grip had the insulation worn nearly off at the point where they enter the throttle tube...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2004, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By moto-man
No experience w/ the Throttle-thingy, but I can...

No experience w/ the Throttle-thingy, but I can tell you that the OEM Bar end-weights will not work w/ the Magura bar; they are too long. The X-Line 'kit' from TT comes w/ replacement end-weights...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2004, 06:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,581
Posted By moto-man
I have an '02 as well, but mine 'only' surged...

I have an '02 as well, but mine 'only' surged mildly between 2500-3500 rpm at steady throttle. Synching the TB's w/ a TwinMax helped some but it never really went away until I installed a Techlusion...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2004, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By moto-man
Could be that I am, but I'd be willing to bet...

Could be that I am, but I'd be willing to bet that if/when they are ever offered again they won't be priced anywhere near the old prices that they were being sold for ... as for the exact price, be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2004, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By moto-man
Actually Harv, the TouraTech Magura Bar-Kit p/n...

Actually Harv, the TouraTech Magura Bar-Kit p/n 041-0904 for the EX-Line or 041-0906 for the AX-Line predrilled and complete w/ bar-ends and risers is listed for $260.70 in the TT catalog:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2004, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By moto-man
www.touratech-usa.com sells a very nice Magura...

www.touratech-usa.com sells a very nice Magura EX-Line Bar 'Kit' drilled and fitted for the R11XXGS series. I have one on my '02 GS and love it, even more so for the $260.75 price tag it costs (vs...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2004, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,367
Posted By moto-man
http://www.suburban-machinery.com/passpegkits.htm

http://www.suburban-machinery.com/passpegkits.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By moto-man
http://www.techlusion.com/ R-259 if you want...

http://www.techlusion.com/

R-259 if you want to retain the O2 sensor (recommended unless you're swapping out cams and such) or the TFI (more range to the fuel mix controls but requires...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2004, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By moto-man
Sebring/Remus unit is the most popular IMO,...

Sebring/Remus unit is the most popular IMO, marketed thru a variety of sources, www.touratech-usa.com, for one. Andrew at Adventurersworkshop is importing a Neptune unit, though I haven't personally...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2004, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By moto-man
Honda's solution to counteract front-end dive was...

Honda's solution to counteract front-end dive was to link the front and rear brakes w/ a proportioning valve. I had a '93 CBR1000 that had them... great for getting on the binders and stopping now!...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2004, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By moto-man
No, not without some modification, I'm afraid. ...

No, not without some modification, I'm afraid. The problem is with the size of the Clutch and Brake master Cylinders and the way that the hydraulic lines are routed from them requires an offset...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2004, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By moto-man
The '02 GS with the 'EVO' calipers (Brembos w/...

The '02 GS with the 'EVO' calipers (Brembos w/ BMW Logo) do not have the anti-rattle springs on the front pads, and the pads may be removed w/o taking off the calipers, they do have a spring clip on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2004, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By moto-man
Did a search on this board and picked up a set of...

Did a search on this board and picked up a set of Galfer Organic pads when I switched over to Spiegler Brakes Lines. I'm running Galfer 'Black' compound on the rear and Galfer 'Green' on the fronts,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2004, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,358
Posted By moto-man
Judging from the recent posts on this board, the...

Judging from the recent posts on this board, the 2005 GS is the only one to avoid! :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,947
Posted By moto-man
"I put the bike on side-stand for 10 min., drain...

"I put the bike on side-stand for 10 min., drain the oil, change the filter and put about 3.75l new oil (Castrol GTX 20W50) in:"


You didn't mention if you had filled up the new filter with...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2004, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By moto-man
Had the same problem as you and the others......

Had the same problem as you and the others... bars too high and too much sweep back to the grips... 2 or 3 hours into a ride and the pain would not go away... Solution, for me, was a set of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2004, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,512
Posted By moto-man
If you're choosing between the R1150GS and the...

If you're choosing between the R1150GS and the R1200GS a test ride of each is definitely in order because they are *very* different motorcycles! True, there are obvious similarities, however the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By moto-man
No, but check out this MAd Mix one from Pirate's...

No, but check out this MAd Mix one from Pirate's Lair I put on my GS

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55238

yes, it does keep the crud off of the rear shock and it is very sturdy.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2004, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,841
Posted By moto-man
Yes, aftermarket bars can be used IF you want to...

Yes, aftermarket bars can be used IF you want to either disable or otherwise figure out how to route the wires for the heated grips. The stock bars and those tailored for the BMW heated grips (Ricky...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,841
Posted By moto-man
Exactly the problem I was having w/ the stock...

Exactly the problem I was having w/ the stock bars compounded by the need to tilt them backwards almost as far as possible to get the grips low enough where my wrists were level with, let alone...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2004, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,841
Posted By moto-man
The TouraTech Magura bar 'kits' ; p/n 041-0904...

The TouraTech Magura bar 'kits' ; p/n 041-0904 for the lower 'EX-Line' and p/n 041-0906 for the higher 'AX-Line' bars, are fully prepared for the BMW heated grips and come with end-weights and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By moto-man
Functionally the bars work very well for me and...

Functionally the bars work very well for me and my riding style (keep in mind I do *zero* off-road riding - I know, why'd I buy a GS then... that's another discussion thread) I did notice a little...
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