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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By Brahma
Airhawk under fitted sheepskin.

Airhawk under fitted sheepskin.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,190
Posted By Brahma
Keyless Ride sounds interesting...

Keyless Ride sounds interesting...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,297
Posted By Brahma
I should point out- * Cheaper than buying...

I should point out-

* Cheaper than buying a new seat others rave about but you may not.
* Adjustable comfort with the Airhawk where another seat or gel is not.
* Don't under-estimate the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,297
Posted By Brahma
Alaskan Sheepskin fitted seat cover on my GS with...

Alaskan Sheepskin fitted seat cover on my GS with an Airhawk under it.... Luxurious comfort.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Brahma
Me too...

Me too...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
I looked it up on May's fiche and the right one...

I looked it up on May's fiche and the right one is $64. Looks easy enough to change...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
Took the bike out today, it was much quieter on...

Took the bike out today, it was much quieter on start but audible, again from the right side. In less than two miles, it went away totally. Took it to the dealer, and as there were no more...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
This is EXACTLY what it sounded like; ...

This is EXACTLY what it sounded like;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qq1U1Lcsa6w&feature=youtu.be

Thank you. Same symptoms, but right side. The exact same scenario- a flawlessly sounding and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
I was told by someone it may be that the cam...

I was told by someone it may be that the cam chain tensioners may have lost their being pumped up over time. Anyone disagree with this?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
Sounds good. Thanks guys. I will check into...

Sounds good. Thanks guys. I will check into these ideas tonight.

Does anyone support the idea of the valve adjustment? I got my head down right next to the right cylinder head cover once it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
I didn't do the screw driver trick but really...

I didn't do the screw driver trick but really didn't have to- the noise is definitely coming from the right cylinder head area. The noise improved by at least 85% when I finally let it idle for 5...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By Brahma
'11 Camhead right cylinder clunking- bracing for "They all do that" replies...

Guys-

I got my bike back from the fuel pump recall and a generator belt replacement. I rode it home eight miles and didn't notice any unusual noises. That was two or three weeks ago. Since then, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Brahma
Anyone put a Camhead on a Kendon trailer?

I have an opportunity to get a Kendon fold up single bike trailer tomorrow at a good price, and want to know if there is anything I should look for. It is for towing my '11 GS and '85 K100RT to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,175
Posted By Brahma
I decided to buy this tonight and try it. I have...

I decided to buy this tonight and try it. I have tried everything in the past, but OH MY GOD! The exhaust on my '11 GS is virtually brand new! This has to be nominated for the advrider.com...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
Thanks! Do you or anyone else know the...

Thanks!

Do you or anyone else know the pressure from the pump? It would be a "fun fact"...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
No leaks!

No leaks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
I installed the QD's with no issue. The sealant...

I installed the QD's with no issue. The sealant that was used either at the factory or the dealer came out spotlessly with an old toothbrush and alcohol. I kneaded the daylights out of the gasoila...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Brahma
I installed a set of PIAA LED fogs that are...

I installed a set of PIAA LED fogs that are plenty bright enough to ride with in the event my HID system ever dies...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
The ring makes the mating face of the flange very...

The ring makes the mating face of the flange very slightly recessed into it which also slightly affects getting to it with a wrench. I personally would like, to use the proper scientific terms, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
My new pump came with a new female plastic QD. I...

My new pump came with a new female plastic QD. I can't be positive if it came installed as a unit, but my comments are based on how "fresh" and tacky the sealant that was on it looked and felt.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
Ok, thanks Mike.... Basically, the plastic...

Ok, thanks Mike....

Basically, the plastic QD was tightened so that the hex part of the QD was seated down to the top of the flange. Yes, this has the BMW ring, so the hex part is very slightly...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,019
Posted By Brahma
Started converting my newly recalled and...

Started converting my newly recalled and installed fuel pump to metal BBY metal QD's. The pump was installed with a new, plastic, female QD that was WAY tighter than "Hand tightened and another half...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Brahma
They feel cheap on the machine and are not...

They feel cheap on the machine and are not replaceable in the field.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Brahma
Plastic fuel "pipes"?

I was starting the metal QD conversion on my 2011 GS tonight. Pulled the tank to see things and I was surprised to see that there are plastic fuel pipes in there. Actually, kinda embarrassed at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,957
Posted By Brahma
Dropped the bike off last night, had the bike...

Dropped the bike off last night, had the bike completely stripped of plastic to facilitate their work and take advantage of the downtime to run wires under the tank to accessories, and do hte BB...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,723
Posted By Brahma
The 2006 era spectre of the K1200's lives on, now...

The 2006 era spectre of the K1200's lives on, now in the R series? Good God....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,847
Posted By Brahma
This reminds me exactly about the 2006 era...

This reminds me exactly about the 2006 era K1200GT. Two firmware flashes made it more manageable.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,571
Posted By Brahma
I ride only a 2011 GS. I had tried on a...

I ride only a 2011 GS. I had tried on a Schuberth once when I started the search for the S2- a C3 Pro a dealer had. I needed an XL the that helmet. They didn't have the S2. Weeks later I was at...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,571
Posted By Brahma
After decades of riding with Shoei's, I just...

After decades of riding with Shoei's, I just switched to a Schuberth S2. MUCH lighter, virtually no bobbling turbulence at freeway speeds, and quieter.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By Brahma
Plus local traffic and attraction information......

Plus local traffic and attraction information... Very handy on trips. APRS allows family to watch progress when desirable...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By Brahma
Had my setup out last night for the second time...

Had my setup out last night for the second time and it works very well. The RAM mount is very secure for road riding- serious off-road situations would be secure with a zip tie. I would like to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By Brahma
I tried to edit my post, and upload and attach...

I tried to edit my post, and upload and attach pics, but I guess the site admins still are determined to run under BBS operations rules. Sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By Brahma
Just last night I installed a Kenwood TH72A to my...

Just last night I installed a Kenwood TH72A to my handlebars of my 2011 GS. Pictures to follow...

I want to have APRS functionality, and portability over and above a larger, permanent mount...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,957
Posted By Brahma
Mine is scheduled for next Wednesday. I have the...

Mine is scheduled for next Wednesday. I have the metal QD kit from BB, and asked the dealer guys if they would put them on while they are in there. I mentioned that the metal male QD that goes into...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 15,957
Posted By Brahma
I'm scheduled for in two weeks.

I'm scheduled for in two weeks.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Brahma
Thanks, but this thread isn't about the USB...

Thanks, but this thread isn't about the USB charging. It is asking about Autocom Logic L1leads for an android.

Anyone? Someone must have a Samsung hooked to an Autocom...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Brahma
Android phone lead extension for Autocom Logic?

Hey folks-

I use my Samsung S4 Active for GPS and streaming Pandora. I have it mounted on my R1200GS behind the windscreen and it works flawlessly. I had been running this way via blue tooth but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,819
Posted By Brahma
I have owned and ridden BMW bikes exclusively for...

I have owned and ridden BMW bikes exclusively for 30 years, and refuse to do any procedure that is remotely out of my skill set, which are MANY. For example, I check my valves as a cost savings...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Brahma
ASC works with ABS, but it sounds like you know...

ASC works with ABS, but it sounds like you know that. You need to either get ahold of a gs911, or take it to the dealer for the fault code. I wouldn't worry about riding it in this condition- ASC...
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