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Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,813
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Posted By Gerry47
Which end can?

Hi Chad,

Really nice looking 1150 and would love to see some more photos:thumb

Which end can have you got or is a full system? really suits the look of the bike!

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gerry47
Thank you again for all of your advice and...

Thank you again for all of your advice and experience (I am always so impressed with the generosity of everyone on this forum and while I don't post too often myself it's my daily read). I had a chat...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gerry47
Now I'm more confused than ever!! What you...

Now I'm more confused than ever!!

What you have all said confirms the fact that I won't sell my GSA because I know I would miss it too much......but I'm going to try, beg, steal or borrow to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gerry47
Thank you for your comments and would be grateful...

Thank you for your comments and would be grateful for any other opinions. I put a lot of thought into buying my GSA and while it took me some time to get used to the bike I have had five happy years....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gerry47
Anyone go from a K1200LT to a GS/GSA?

Hi

Just wondering if anyone has gone from the LT to a GS/GSA and any comments or observations you might have.

I've had a 07 GSA for the last five years and love it. I want to start taking my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Gerry47
I miss the photo sticky threads....

Just wondering does anyone else miss the photo sticky threads from the top of the page. I use the forum most days to see what's going on and always click on the photo threads but they have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 629,989
Posted By Gerry47
I wish this thread could be a sticky!

I love every time this thread comes up and wish it could be a sticky? It inspires me to think what my bike can do even if I don't have the skill yet to do it!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,345
Posted By Gerry47
Sometimes I've found sound just travels and is...

Sometimes I've found sound just travels and is really hard to figure out where it is exactly coming from. I know you said it is not the throttle body but are you a 100% sure? Have a look at this...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Gerry47
Thanks guys, just fitted the new battery, an...

Thanks guys, just fitted the new battery, an SVR14. It fits straight in and is more powerful than the original battery. This is my third battery in two years! First replaced under warranty and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Gerry47
New battery how do I reset TPS?

I'm installing a new battery on my GSA and remember reading somewhere on the forum about needing to reset the TPS when the battery is installed. I searched and can't find the procedure for starting...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Gerry47
Thanks for that and should have checked faq...

Thanks for that and should have checked faq sooner.....Jim's DVD is still great though...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Gerry47
Question Final Drive Fluid Capacity Question?

Just getting acquainted with my bike on the service side. I'm changing the final drive fluid at 12k miles and am wondering what the correct capacity is? Jim's DVD states 250cc, r1200gsinfo states...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 171,770
Posted By Gerry47
2010 GS will have 120bhp HP2 engine

According to this week's MCN www.motorcyclenews.com (http://www.motorcyclenews.com) next year's GS will have a detuned dohc 120bhp engine from the HP2. There is not expected to be much of a cosmetic...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By Gerry47
Hi Jim Thanks for that and also this is the...

Hi Jim

Thanks for that and also this is the first time I will be using your dvd, it is really great and easy to follow :clap

I have ordered my new air filter, rear brake pads and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By Gerry47
Thanks guys, as usual the inmates at advrider...

Thanks guys, as usual the inmates at advrider have really helped. I'm looking forward to getting used to doing all of those jobs myself. One of the BMW dealers here said to me that half the fun of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By Gerry47
12000 mile service, what do I Really need to do?

My 1200GSA is out of warranty now and just covered 12k. I intend to do most of my own servicing but am not sure exactly what needs to be done at this mileage particularly regarding the final drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Gerry47
That sounds more like my problem apart from the...

That sounds more like my problem apart from the gear indicator. Please let me know what the diagnosis is.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Gerry47
I hate intermittent problems!! I took the cover...

I hate intermittent problems!! I took the cover off the EWS and looked at the wiring which looks good as new. I removed the the plug that goes into the EWS and that looked fine too, put it back...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Gerry47
I did have that gear indicator problem shortly...

I did have that gear indicator problem shortly after I bought the bike and it was replaced under warranty.

What happens is I have nothing at all on the dash when I turn the key to the "on"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Gerry47
Thank you for your replies. I had a quick...

Thank you for your replies. I had a quick inspection and wiring loom still looks new but maybe there is a short inside somewhere. My EWS was replaced as part of a recall and the new one seems easier...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Gerry47
Question Anyone have this unusual ignition problem on 12GSA?

I hadn't ridden my bike for about two weeks but the battery was on the Optimate as usual during that time. When I went to start the bike and turned the key in the ignition, nothing at all as if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,351
Posted By Gerry47
+1 I did my research beforehand too and have...

+1
I did my research beforehand too and have mine for two years with no problems. Only needing one key for everything is really great. No problems with leaking either. All in all nine out of ten,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By Gerry47
I bought OEM aluminum cases for my 07GSA. Very...

I bought OEM aluminum cases for my 07GSA. Very happy and great that there is only one key for ignition and each of the three cases.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By Gerry47
My System 5 helmet fits no problem into the OEM...

My System 5 helmet fits no problem into the OEM Adventure top box. That box is much bigger than it looks!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Gerry47
Thank you guys for all your help. I had no...

Thank you guys for all your help.

I had no option but to ride home, 120 miles and there were no problems whatsoever. The article in "wisdom" is very good and I will replace the broken spoke. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Gerry47
Can you please post the link?

Can you please post the link?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Gerry47
Thanks, I did a search but it didn't point to the...

Thanks, I did a search but it didn't point to the Wisdom article..
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By Gerry47
Question I Broke a Spoke now what do I do??

I made the silly mistake of driving off with a lock through the front wheel...oops...

How do I replace the spoke that I broke and the other that is bent? Do I just thread it in and tighten it up...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,944
Posted By Gerry47
This is a really good idea!

I like this, a list which is basically consists of common sense items and which at the same time you might not think about. At the end of this thread I would love to have a check list that I can tick...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 629,989
Posted By Gerry47
Sticky maybe?

Hey guys, I just hate when this thread disappears and love when it re-appears again. I'm not so confident off road so when I look at the photos in this thread it inspires me to learn a bit more and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By Gerry47
Welcome to the forum. There was a thread with...

Welcome to the forum. There was a thread with photos recently, here you go, http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=440870&highlight=snorke...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-01-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Gerry47
Question Zumo already on pc how do I install to a mini laptop as well?

Sorry if this has been done before. I usually plan routes etc on my pc for my Zumo 550. I just got a mini notebook and would like to install the Zumo to that so that I can bring it with me. The...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,610
Posted By Gerry47
I was told they are on order but no delivery date...

I was told they are on order but no delivery date that's why I hoped another might fit.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,610
Posted By Gerry47
Question Will any other tinted visor fit BMW Enduro helmet?

I'm finding it a bit difficult to get a tinted visor from the dealers here. Does anyone know if maybe an Arai or some other tinted visor will fit the BMW Enduro helmet?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,609
Posted By Gerry47
My GSA is called "that's my bike!!" ...

My GSA is called "that's my bike!!"

Sometimes can't believe it is my bike, I love it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gerry47
No problem for the bike, steady as a rock even...

No problem for the bike, steady as a rock even with oem top box and panniers but my friends hate riding behind me because of the turbulence!! They say it's like riding behind a truck. Having said...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-08-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By Gerry47
Any photos of your bike?

Any photos of your bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By Gerry47
Would you swap your GSA for a HP2

I've had a GSA for the last two years and I love it. Having said that it's a bit too heavy and a bit too tall but I can manage and of all of the motorcycles I've ever owned it is by far my favourite....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By Gerry47
I am 5'8" and 30" inseam and am happy with my...

I am 5'8" and 30" inseam and am happy with my GSA. I have the Touratech extra low seat and am on the balls of my feet and it is fine. If you are buying a new bike then this year BMW are offering...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Gerry47
I'll bite...had the same question myself, buy the...

I'll bite...had the same question myself, buy the new bike, if you can afford it you won't regret it. Can you get a test ride on both bikes?

As for the electronics my bike has been totoally...
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