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Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Brahma
Thanks, already did. Last night with poor light...

Thanks, already did. Last night with poor light I couldn't see that the thread the nut went on was partially sheared- I took the skid plate off again and could see it. Glad it isn't snapped of in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Brahma
This exactly what I am afraid of.

This exactly what I am afraid of.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Brahma
'11 R1200GS Engine Guard Rear Rubber Mount...

Hey there..

Searched with Google but nothing productive to my question...

Changed the oil tonight and apparently over-torqued one of the rear nuts to the engine guard rubber mount. Heard...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By Brahma
I had a K1200GT and the "small" top case that...

I had a K1200GT and the "small" top case that would become a vertical stabilizer at speed. The top case on a GS is restricted above 110 mph, but I don't notice it like the issue with the GT.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
Took one for a test ride- extremely fast, extreme...

Took one for a test ride- extremely fast, extreme acceleration as compared to my 2011 GS, and a 2015 GS. Much lighter, which I didn't quite like. The worst part was the ergo's for me- my legs were...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,973
Posted By Brahma
Call your insurance agent and tell him you laid...

Call your insurance agent and tell him you laid it down. Take the check you receive and put it down on a 2015 model. Tell the wife, if applicable, "It's newer and safer". Problems solved.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,163
Posted By Brahma
You need a waaaaay better travel agent....

You need a waaaaay better travel agent....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,163
Posted By Brahma
This +10000

This +10000
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,163
Posted By Brahma
Why would anyone tale a perfectly good GS to...

Why would anyone tale a perfectly good GS to Arkansas in the first place?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By Brahma
I have a simple 2 amp rated USB female wired to...

I have a simple 2 amp rated USB female wired to my Denali, with a gold plated micro USB cable in it, zip tied to a Ram X-Mount on my handlebars. I use this with my Android S4 Active on a daily basis...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 47,038
Posted By Brahma
Wasn't that impressed- until yesterday...

Hopped on my '11 GS yesterday for a quick 60 mile jaunt on the freeway, and felt a slight vibration and noticed the mpg was down noticeably. Due to time constraints decided to proceed. At...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Brahma
Those controllers were recalled a few years back-...

Those controllers were recalled a few years back- don't remember the years affected. Remove it and look for corrosion. The way the o-ring was designed was flawed. There was a guy that offered...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,257
Posted By Brahma
+1... A word to the wise, it seems the...

+1... A word to the wise, it seems the Fatherland does NOT lube the splines from the factory...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,751
Posted By Brahma
1. Gas, all fluids and filters and plugs. If it...

1. Gas, all fluids and filters and plugs. If it starts and runs, put injector cleaner of your preferred flavor in the new gas for several tank fills.
2. Check the valves.
3. Tires.
4.. Battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
Don't be an internet turd.

Don't be an internet turd.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,566
Posted By Brahma
Gosh, you need to go out right now and buy an...

Gosh, you need to go out right now and buy an Odyssy battery, hack it so it will fit, hope it doesn't make contact with the front seat support bar and burn your bike and garage down, and buy a $500...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
No, I'll go buy a Westco that I can hook onto my...

No, I'll go buy a Westco that I can hook onto my battery tender and not worry about it like every other battery I've had in 30 years. My 29 year old K100 with a 6 year old Westco hooked to the exact...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
One. In 30 years. One.

One. In 30 years. One.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
"BUT, you had an Odyssey exactly when they had a...

"BUT, you had an Odyssey exactly when they had a bad batch"...

Well, I guess that makes all the difference. Next time I'll make sure it has a sticker that says "Good Batch" on it before I buy...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
And this...

And this...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
This... I know how to charge a battery,...

This...

I know how to charge a battery, and how to choose the correct charger guys.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,873
Posted By Brahma
Odyssy Battery Fail....

I put an Odyssy battery in my GS a year ago. I had to mod it to fit, and buy terminal extensions to make it work in the GS. I cover it with a thin, rubber floor mat to keep it from bursting my GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,961
Posted By Brahma
No wonder so many of them are parked on the side...

No wonder so many of them are parked on the side of the freeway.....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,831
Posted By Brahma
Are you guys saying the bolts have been changed...

Are you guys saying the bolts have been changed for oil-head center stands, or just the GSLC models?

2011 GS, right side bolt broke around 19k miles. A riding buddy noticed it was hanging low. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,479
Posted By Brahma
Never mind- now I see what you are talking about....

Never mind- now I see what you are talking about. Mine are silver.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,479
Posted By Brahma
The tank side panels on a 2011 Triple Black GS,...

The tank side panels on a 2011 Triple Black GS, are black. Mine are, and not painted.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,028
Posted By Brahma
+1- I don't know of any other way. Does the LC...

+1- I don't know of any other way. Does the LC have some sort of dedicated charge port?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By Brahma
I used to live near there and stopped in...

I used to live near there and stopped in periodically. It is a treasure trove to walk through, and they are good people.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-12-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
: Apparently, BMW doesn't think so. Re-read...

:
Apparently, BMW doesn't think so. Re-read their announcement. And let's be honest- "real" offroad riders laugh at the GS- it is too heavy. That's why the F800 came about.

Jim, you are a...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-12-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
I'm not arguing anything. There will be GS...

I'm not arguing anything.

There will be GS owners that will switch to this type of performance. Just as you state they are two different bikes, there are different types of riders. The fatherland...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-12-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
When someone first puts a oil cooler guard on it...

When someone first puts a oil cooler guard on it and does a ride report of taking it somewhere offroad, this statement will be negated. Your statement about the drop is pure conjecture.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-12-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
True but the fact of the matter is the majority...

True but the fact of the matter is the majority DON'T go offroad. Eventually, allure meets practicality.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
Back to my first statement- 95% of GS's really...

Back to my first statement- 95% of GS's really don't go offroad, and there inlies where the decision will be...

This thing has my attention like a hot, 26 year old blonde...

Also, I'll say...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-11-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
F**k n A!

F**k n A!
Forum: Road Warriors 11-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
C'mon Jim. It happens enough to be a known...

C'mon Jim. It happens enough to be a known POTENTIAL problem and we ALL know it, whether we want to admit it or not.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
That awkward moment when you've just realized...

That awkward moment when you've just realized you've become an old man... :D
Forum: Road Warriors 11-04-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
+1

+1
Forum: Road Warriors 11-04-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
Not everyone can afford two, and probably 95% of...

Not everyone can afford two, and probably 95% of GS's never see a dirt road. I'd bet we may be surprised, and BMW thinks so too...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-04-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 42,279
Posted By Brahma
S1000XR - How many GS's are suddenly going to be for sale?

The cure for the final drive problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,851
Posted By Brahma
I was so pissed at myself for swapping out for an...

I was so pissed at myself for swapping out for an oddessey battery- it took me days to figure out how to a avoid this very thing, and it really is an Achilles heel of the way my bike is set up right...
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