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Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,238
Posted By go4mini
Thanks Andy, for the reply. I'm going to have my...

Thanks Andy, for the reply. I'm going to have my joints on my GS replaced, and I was considering Bruno's or MSI. I think you've helped me decide. I also like the snap-ring/replaceable joint, as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,238
Posted By go4mini
Did you ever get any answer on why it failed? ...

Did you ever get any answer on why it failed? What did Machine Services say?
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By go4mini
Just saw this post. Checked the Milton valves I...

Just saw this post. Checked the Milton valves I have in stock, and they say 'Made in USA' right on the package. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By go4mini
I took the side stand off and put it in the vise....

I took the side stand off and put it in the vise. Heated it up with a torch and straightened it some. Straightened it until it still just cleared the exhaust. Still leans but straightened it up a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,198
Posted By go4mini
Good luck with that! I never receives a letter...

Good luck with that! I never receives a letter on my '07 GS, so was at the dealer in State College and asked the service dept. Their response was, they knew nothing of any recall, and if I already...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,475
Posted By go4mini
Every new tire. Make sure to get a brand name...

Every new tire. Make sure to get a brand name (ie-MILTON) instead of the cheep chinese brand. Lots of reports of the cheep ones failing. No good on a MC. :eek1
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,536
Posted By go4mini
I got a CANBUS S/T/T from Superbrightleds for my...

I got a CANBUS S/T/T from Superbrightleds for my 07 GS. THe bulb flashed for abour 15 seconds, then went dim. Contacted them, and they did a return/replace. Got the new bulb, put it in and it worked...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,554
Posted By go4mini
I agree! That's what I plan to do, also. One of...

I agree! That's what I plan to do, also. One of this winter's projects.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By go4mini
Send some heat our way!!! I had 48 degrees this...

Send some heat our way!!! I had 48 degrees this morning, and recent highs in the high 50's and low 60's. Suppose to be July, almost the dog days. FUCKING polar vortex!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,300
Posted By go4mini
Hey tlub! Love the BELL Star in the picture,...

Hey tlub! Love the BELL Star in the picture, also. I wore one for many,many years. Still sits on the shelf in my garage. Many good times. It's amazing how heavy it is and how small the window...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,300
Posted By go4mini
Thumb I had a 1972 R60/5 that I bought in 1973 with...

I had a 1972 R60/5 that I bought in 1973 with 1000 miles on it. Over the years, with all the bikes I've owned, I kept and rode the toaster tank. I even rode it to the Bloomsburg rally several years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,427
Posted By go4mini
ARAI shields are a pain in the ass to change. ...

ARAI shields are a pain in the ass to change. Even with that, I use a tinted shield in the day, and a clear at night. I took an old towel, and sewed up a bag just the size of the shield. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,777
Posted By go4mini
Check the air in the tires, then ride it, and...

Check the air in the tires, then ride it, and enjoy!! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,198
Posted By go4mini
I went an adventure seminar at my local (100...

I went an adventure seminar at my local (100 miles away) dealer. While there, I asked the service personnel about the recall. I have never received any recall notice on my 2007 R1200GS. I had done...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 58,125
Posted By go4mini
Got my pump/plug kit yesterday, and, VERY NICE! ...

Got my pump/plug kit yesterday, and, VERY NICE! Both fit nicely in the enclosed bag, and lies perfectly in the bottom of my adventure pannier. Plus, the BMW plug is a nice touch. Thank you for an...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By go4mini
I may be wrong, but in my store, we check a lot...

I may be wrong, but in my store, we check a lot of bulbs with a VOM. I'm not sure about a H7, but it should check out using continuity on the meter. 1 and bulb is shot, 0 and bulb is good. (just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By go4mini
I had SBS pads on my R1100RSL and hated them in...

I had SBS pads on my R1100RSL and hated them in the rain (can't remember what series). Seemed like no brake at all when wet. My GS got Beemer Boneyard brakes, and I'm very happy with them. Plus,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,136
Posted By go4mini
My closest dealer is over 100 miles away. Though...

My closest dealer is over 100 miles away. Though not that far compared to some of you, far enough that you don't just run over to them. My first BMW was a '72 R60/5. With a manual, I did everything...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By go4mini
They all do that. :deal

They all do that. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,591
Posted By go4mini
OIL!!! :deal

OIL!!! :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,221
Posted By go4mini
Seafoam was developed by a guy in Michigan to be...

Seafoam was developed by a guy in Michigan to be used in marine applications. Thus- the name. But apparently, it worked so well that people started using it in a lot of applications. It is one of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By go4mini
Tranny rear seal?

I have a '07 R1200GS that I bought used several years ago, less than 30,000 miles. The first winter I had it, I pulled the rear suspension and lubed the shaft splines and replaced the rear tranny...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By go4mini
Question I just looked in my HC catalog, and came up with...

I just looked in my HC catalog, and came up with kit #5542-8. This is for M8x1 x 12.0mm, and includes tap, installation tool, and (12) inserts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By go4mini
Lucky you didn't have to "lay her down". Good...

Lucky you didn't have to "lay her down". Good (or lucky) job. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By go4mini
All Carquest and NAPA filters are WIX, and I've...

All Carquest and NAPA filters are WIX, and I've used them for years on all my BMWs. I sell the Carquest branded WIX, and have never had a problem in over 25 years. We've even cut them open and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,870
Posted By go4mini
Sept 3, 1968- compression fracture of the lower...

Sept 3, 1968- compression fracture of the lower lumbar ( I fell out the back of of a friend's JEEP pickup screwing around). Had a fusion of the lower lumbar L1 to L4, no rods, just a bone from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,351
Posted By go4mini
WITHOUT FARKLES, THERE WOULDN'T BE A FLEA...

WITHOUT FARKLES, THERE WOULDN'T BE A FLEA MARKET!!!!!!!:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,489
Posted By go4mini
Question Any thoughts about exhaust melting the box? It...

Any thoughts about exhaust melting the box? It seems someone on here did that and had to mount a heat shield.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
Posted By go4mini
On my old R1100RS, I needed front pads. I went...

On my old R1100RS, I needed front pads. I went to the local bike guy, mostly Harley and sport bikes, and he sold me EBC. After I put them on, they worked great. Then I was on the Blue Ridge, in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,136
Posted By go4mini
What year is your GS? I just put a new rear tire...

What year is your GS? I just put a new rear tire on last night ('07) and the torque is 60 nm (approx 45 ft/lbs). 75 is too high for that small of a bolt.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 117,357
Posted By go4mini
My dad can beat up you're dad!!!! :evil

My dad can beat up you're dad!!!! :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,381
Posted By go4mini
I try to not do things that may piss people off. ...

I try to not do things that may piss people off. Especially people that are bigger (cars, trucks, BIG trucks) than me! :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,130
Posted By go4mini
2007

2007
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,130
Posted By go4mini
Just installed my new, 2 gallon ROTO-PAX. I...

Just installed my new, 2 gallon ROTO-PAX. I wanted to see how far I could go, so I filled her up (tank & ROTO). At 186 miles, the light went on. At 240 miles, all the bars were gone. At 271 miles, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,729
Posted By go4mini
I disagree, as will most of my customers. We...

I disagree, as will most of my customers. We have a small, family owned/run auto parts business. We constantly hear from our customers, how nice is is to deal with someone who is polite (please,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,828
Posted By go4mini
I loaded my new (to me) '07 GS in the back of my...

I loaded my new (to me) '07 GS in the back of my Ford Ranger in Wisconson by backing up to a big dirt pile. Rode it right in. Unloaded in PA with a wide atv ramp. Both worked fine. :evil
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By go4mini
Question Hi-Viz

I hardly ever ride the slab. I hate it! But, last weekend, I rode, backroads, to visit my daughter in the Allentown area. We went to Pocono Speedway for a NASCAR drive experience (great time, by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35,658
Views: 9,024,881
Posted By go4mini
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 55,426
Posted By go4mini
Just today, got a call from the NHTSA...

Just today, got a call from the NHTSA investigator. He told me, change of plans, he wasn't coming to look at my bike. Not now, not ever. He said BMW made the improvement to the 2011 (?) flange...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 55,426
Posted By go4mini
Question When he called me, he told me that they had been...

When he called me, he told me that they had been monitoring the comments on ADVrider, and that he was aware of BEEMER BONEYARD. I don't know why they picked me. We'll see.
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