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Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,228
Posted By impi
JB Weld....? Work some JB Weld between the...

JB Weld....?

Work some JB Weld between the nut that's supposed to be attached to the frame and the frame, carefull not to get it onto the threads. Pull it tight to the frame and let it set. Once...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 19,805
Posted By impi
Or is it ? :-)

Or is it ?

:-)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-06-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 19,805
Posted By impi
Thank you for the invite Stephen. Regards ...

Thank you for the invite Stephen.

Regards
Lodewyk
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-03-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 19,805
Posted By impi
1.) Based in Central PB County (Loxahatchee /...

1.) Based in Central PB County (Loxahatchee / Acreage / "The Sticks") just south of JW Corbett WMA.

2.) Saturday or Sunday rides.

3.) Fire roads, FS roads, Hard packed dirt and anything that a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By impi
Palo Alto Speedo can repair these. More...

Palo Alto Speedo can repair these.

More information available on their website. (http://www.paspeedo.com/bmw.htm)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,079
Posted By impi
6'1" tall 07 GSA Ztechnik tall works...

6'1" tall

07 GSA

Ztechnik tall works for me. Alternately stock GSA screen with Touratech clip on in summer, removing the clip on and tilting the screen back all the way when it gets real hot...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By impi
The ratios on the 07 GSA tranny is no different...

The ratios on the 07 GSA tranny is no different than the 05 GS tranny. I owned an 05 GS and my current ride is an 07 GSA. The enduro gearing came in later.

Regards


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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-01-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By impi
I moved here from the Puget Sound area 2 years...

I moved here from the Puget Sound area 2 years back. Needless to say my annual mileage on the GS has taken a significant dip. FL riding is nowhere near what we had in WA. I currently live in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By impi
The GS ride feels lighter / tighter without the...

The GS ride feels lighter / tighter without the excess weight. The GSA has a slightly bigger screen bit it's a bit like dancing with a 9 month pregnant prom queen compared to a tight head of the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-08-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,539
Views: 453,541
Posted By impi
Pardon the newbie ignorance, but where is this...

Pardon the newbie ignorance, but where is this holeylands everyone is referring to. ?


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Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By impi
A few years ago I did a 1 day run from Las Vegas,...

A few years ago I did a 1 day run from Las Vegas, NV to my home in Puyallup, WA at the time. Most of the almost 1200 mile run was done wide open, but with the aerodynamics of a brick outhouse and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-07-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5,539
Views: 453,541
Posted By impi
I'll bite. Where's the riding down here ?

I'll bite. Where's the riding down here ?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 77,843
Posted By impi
Sadly the result of the investigation on Toyota...

Sadly the result of the investigation on Toyota was not as widely published (http://money.cnn.com/2011/02/08/autos/nhtsa_nasa_toyota_final_report/index.htm) as the initial suspect and claims of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,719
Posted By impi
You don't mention the road surface on which the...

You don't mention the road surface on which the accident occured. ABS on those model years pretty much turned the brakes to non-existent on gravel or dirt surfaces unlike the current generation that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,182
Posted By impi
They may not haggle on the MSRPof the bike...

They may not haggle on the MSRPof the bike itself, but there's other ways to do it. See what you can get thrown in to the deal as far as accesories are concerned - panniers etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
Posted By impi
I have an 07GSA as well. Mounted a black GTMoto...

I have an 07GSA as well. Mounted a black GTMoto tool tube to the inside of the right rear pannier frame. Looks like it belongs there.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,173
Posted By impi
Ztechnik

ZTechnik makes a decent large screen for the GS's. Pretty thick and smoothes out the airflow good.

More details Here. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429491)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,882
Posted By impi
To answer the question.

You can buy a new rim from BMW. You can then send the package to someone like Woody who is capable of lacing these wheels. Not everyone can do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By impi
The top one slips onto the back of the 17 open...

The top one slips onto the back of the 17 open end or the back of the hook wrench for the shock adjustment.

The 17 is also used to loosen the front wheel, there should be a tube wrench that goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,367
Posted By impi
Only works in North America boet. You're SOL for...

Only works in North America boet. You're SOL for Sth Africa. Worldspace that did provide service terminated their signal and service to SA.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By impi
I'm curious how you could hear the noise at the...

I'm curious how you could hear the noise at the rear above the wind noise at 45 mph ? Is it at specific RPM's ? My R12 has an oscilating vibraiton in 4th gear between 3 and 4k rpm. Dealer took it out...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,155
Posted By impi
I think you'll find that there's plenty high...

I think you'll find that there's plenty high mileage R12 GSs out there. The engine's don't grenade that frequently - I personally know of one in SA that did it when I friend of mine's Adventire...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By impi
The crossover was introduced in 1987 with the...

The crossover was introduced in 1987 with the paralever generation GS's. Prior to that the crossover pipe was already in place with the dual exhaust road bikes. I believe on dual pipe systems it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,138
Posted By impi
The service bulletin excerpts is from the UK, may...

The service bulletin excerpts is from the UK, may not yet have been released to the US dealers.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,138
Posted By impi
If you read the details in the service bulletin...

If you read the details in the service bulletin you'll note that there's different procedures for bikes that had the previous recall done. This is a new recall. NHTSA's website don't yet list it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By impi
Normal - so you can see it when you need to hit...

Normal - so you can see it when you need to hit it. It was done away with on the later models and hazards are now activated by holding down both indicator buttons simultaneously,
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,138
Posted By impi
And the 2nd supplement. Service solution ...

And the 2nd supplement.

Service solution
The spare parts in question were changed to brake lines with sleeves (see Figure 3) in May
2009.
All the motorcycles in question have to be fitted with...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,138
Posted By impi
Situation Note Editorial note: All earlier...

Situation
Note
Editorial note: All earlier versions of this Service Information are rendered invalid by this supplement. The SI
has been radically revised, and this is the reason why the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,878
Posted By impi
If you're really want to invest the time to...

If you're really want to invest the time to polish them I'd suggest you look at Autosol. But you'r going to end up doing it again in a while, and the shiny surface will likely blind the driver behind...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,179
Posted By impi
2007 GSA Adventure with Ohlins. Seat on High...

2007 GSA Adventure with Ohlins. Seat on High setting.

6'1" 215 lbs 34 inseam.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,937
Posted By impi
:huh Why would you worry about a 2200 mile...

:huh Why would you worry about a 2200 mile differnece on a bike that has been out of production for 11 years ?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By impi
I installed one after I bought my bike. The...

I installed one after I bought my bike. The bike's computer had to be updated to make it aware that it was installed. Once done I never had any battery issues. Prior to getting the settings updated...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By impi
The 06 model year had servos. The 07 model year...

The 06 model year had servos. The 07 model year didn't. The production year for the 07's started in September of 06. I have an 07 with a production date of 09/06 and it doesn't have servos.

I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,669
Posted By impi
XM Puck

I mounted the XM Puck on top of the brake fluid reservoir using 3M Duallock.

I'm using a GPSMap 478, and I assume that the puck is the same for the Zumo.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By impi
The interview is with Pieter de Waal who...

The interview is with Pieter de Waal who currently heads up BMW Motorrad North America.

It's interesting to note that they're going after a completely different market segment here - the superbike...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,971
Posted By impi
Autsol

There's a product called Autosol. It's a metal polish - a bit pricey, but I swear by this stuff. Google it - there's a few distributors selling it over here. Not something you would normally get off...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,579
Posted By impi
The TKC80 on my R1200 states M+S on the sidewall.

The TKC80 on my R1200 states M+S on the sidewall.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By impi
You have to unscrew the 4 hex bolts holding the...

You have to unscrew the 4 hex bolts holding the rear of the housing on. Once done they twist to unlock. Reverse order to re-assemble.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By impi
If you can kickstart an 1150 you might as well be...

If you can kickstart an 1150 you might as well be kick starting boeings out at the Hobart airport.

The old R100 and R80 airheads had a kickstart option and they were a beatch to kickstart. Almost...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By impi
You can always try to get your hands on some OEM...

You can always try to get your hands on some OEM European speck front indicator stalks. They're shorter.

Linky.....
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