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Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,368
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Have a lowered 2007 GS

My 2007 GS was lowered 2" with Wilbers and the center and side stands were both cut and re-welded to work perfectly with the bike. It was outsourced by BMW of Santa Cruz County to a local welder in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,409
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Fuel Pump Controller for sure. Same thing...

Fuel Pump Controller for sure. Same thing happened to my 07 1200GS at about 9000 miles on the highway at 70mph. New controller fixed it right up...under warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,335
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
This is great news!

Finally! Someone has picked up the ball and is running with it. The Brake! is a fantastic product when it works correctly. Nice to see it will be upgraded to work with the newer 1200 GS's and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 42,311
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
My controller part number is higher

I just had my controller replaced last week on my 07 1200GS and its pn is 16147720776. The turquoise seal ring is still the same recall number 16147694717
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
You're Welcome!

My pleasure. Thanks for the ride.
We had a great ride home down 1. Beautiful weather all the way. 2 new riding buddies too, thanks to you.

Take care and congrats on the baby again...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Extended Warranty is different than after market warranty

My understanding is that the BMW Extended Warranty is only offered within the 1st year of the bike. 3rd party warranties can be purchased up until the 3-year factory warranty has just about expired....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
BMW Santa Cruz Kudos

BMW Santa Cruz wins another standing ovation in my book. My fuel pump controller on my 07 1200GS went out. Roadside Assistance couldn't find a tow service in my area willing to take the bike the 150...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,335
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
There's this one that's plug 'n play

The modulator is built into the bayonet base
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,287
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Check with BMW of Santa Cruz County

Check with BMW of Santa Cruz County. They're just a few miles from Laguna Seca. Top notch service department. Brian Busch is the Service Manager there. Maybe they can set something up for you.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 240,172
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Free Slim Ballast Promotion

Just an FYI, I just ordered an H7 HID kit through They're having a July Special through the 31st: No Tax, Free Shipping & a Free Upgrade to a Slim Ballast. Total was $119. Yeah, more...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 23,083
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Have them attach the bag ring

If not done correctly, the bag can seem like it's connected to the horseshoe but can come flying off after a short while. Ask them to set up the bag ring for you...excellent bag and system when done...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
When My 06 1200GS went down

My back wheel slid out from under me during a simple right turn doing 20mph at an intersection in 06. My GS low sided on the right and stuck full throttle in second gear (no throttle lock and no...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Rear shock oil on exhaust?

I had a rear Wilbers leak and drip onto the exhaust. Smoke came up right between the seat & gas tank...purple shock oil was visible below the shock mount area.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,230
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
I ran out of gas on my way home from work tonight

07 1200GS...low fuel warning was flashing on my way in to work in the A.M. with 46 miles left on the range, figured I'd have enough to get back home at night and then gas up...On the way home, 12...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
I use a Powerlet Jacket Liner on my 07 1200GS....

I use a Powerlet Jacket Liner on my 07 1200GS. Plugging in to the acc. socket doesn't provide enough amps to turn the thermostat up very high....I used their adapter and wired (fuse protected)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,607
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
I've got a 29" inseam, 5"5" and have...

I've got a 29" inseam, 5"5" and have Wilbers-lowered 2". I can flat foot with the low seat. No handling issues, very stable and smooth. The fabricator/welder did a fantastic job cutting both the...
Forum: Face plant 07-08-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Darwin strikes again!

This happened Sat, July 7th...While in my cage earlier that day, I think I saw this moron headed the other way doing around 85 on a 55mph road, tennys & jeans. He passed me crossing a double yellow...
Forum: Face plant 06-21-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Same thing happened to me

My rear Tourance slid out from under me last year on my 6 months old 06 1200GS. Making a simple right turn at a green light. 20mph, no extreme lean, no gassing it, no dirt, gravel, oil, tar snakes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
I have the new Ergo Low Seat

Mine is the Ergo Low Seat. It's the new design similar to yours. Wider butt area. It's much different than the '06 Ergo low seat design now that Wunderlich has a new supplier for these seats.

Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Please take good care of it!

[QUOTE=r1200mike] I took my seat off and installed the W Seat. It touches the sides of the tank and it does not have the "wings" like the stocker. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,749
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
I did all that

How would the dealer know? Maybe because they order a lot of these from Gizmo and have a line in to them. Beats me. But I specifically told the dealer that people were having these issues with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,749
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
All you boys go to your rooms!

15 minute time outs for all of you! Knock off the pissing contest already!:rofl :rofl

I just picked up my 07 1200GS Saturday and was assured by the dealer that the BRAKE LED issue with the 07's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Thanks guys for all your feedback

Well, the insurance company has totaled the bike. The figure they came up with is fair and equitable minus the depreciation I road out of it (6K miles)...the throttle grip was NOT stuck at any time...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2006, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
My 06 1200GS Became A Demonized Drill Bit

I was making an easy right turn at a green light. 2nd gear, 20mph, no braking, no excess throttle, no severe lean, no hot shot stuff, no oil, water, dirt, gravel, etc. in the road when all of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,317
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
5"5" 29" Inseam

I had my 06 1200GS lowered 2" with a set of Wilbers. Also have the Ergo low seat from Wunderlich. My inseam is 29". To flat foot the bike I had 1.5" deep soles added to my boots by a shoe repair shop...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
I used Blue Loctite

I've had the Wunderlich shift lever for about 3 months. Used Blue Loctite on all the bolts and nothing has budged.

BTW Running On Empty, it fits perfectly on my 06 1200GS. No intereference with...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,466
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Scorp ST Rear Tire source

Here's a link:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2006, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Here's a link

posted toward the bottom of the page...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2006, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
2 words

Ear plugs
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,423
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Emoto was on the money

Nice call Emoto. 1st reply out of the gate and you nailed it:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Horn install created a horn fault code

I installed the Nautilus Compact with the 1200GS Wiring Kit, no problems & works great but it created a horn fault code. It was easily cleared during my 600 mile service by the service tech.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 336,655
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
You should look into this...

Well worth the annual fee. They will tow you with no mileage limit at no charge!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Here you go

Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Got 1 metal abd 1 plastic with my 06 1200GS. And...

Got 1 metal abd 1 plastic with my 06 1200GS. And was told that there is a 10 key limit with the bike. Then I guess you just throw the bike away and get a new one...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 632,962
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
Wunderlich Touring Screen

I have a 2006 Wunderlich Touring screen. Nice & thick. Mounts and pivots the same as the stock screen but sits a little higher than the tops of the mirrors. Stable, no rattling and gives good...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 4,282,324
Posted By RideOnMyFriend
My New Girlfriend

2006 with new clutch due to recall, Ergo Low Seat, Wilbers lowered 2", Wunderlich Touring Screen, Side & Center stands cut and modified for lower shocks. Oh, and she loves to...
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