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Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,623
Posted By BMWRich
Don't rule out your "gripping of the bars "...! ...

Don't rule out your "gripping of the bars "...!
Lighten up your grip......your not trying to choke someone with your hands.....
Ya gotta learn to relax on the bike....
Someone mentioned vib's over...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,193
Posted By BMWRich
Got mine 'bout 5 minutes ago....I80 I57 corridor...

Got mine 'bout 5 minutes ago....I80 I57 corridor of the country.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By BMWRich
When you said "leaking" as in fuel leaking/wet, I...

When you said "leaking" as in fuel leaking/wet, I was thinking a bad o-ring......
I also thought of a vacuum leak under power......or as mentioned a bad coil/ignition.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By BMWRich
Damn good price! My buddy traded a '12 triple...

Damn good price!
My buddy traded a '12 triple black for 13.5. It sold for 16k two days later.
Less than 12k miles with bags and all factory options. You got a great Deal.
Jump on it!
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By BMWRich
Yes sir!

Yes sir!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By BMWRich
Just for the record..."Blue Loc-Tite" will damage...

Just for the record..."Blue Loc-Tite" will damage aluminum threads also....
but "Require Less Heat" to break the bond.......!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By BMWRich
With those extras,I kinda doubt it. Trade in is...

With those extras,I kinda doubt it. Trade in is like what...13-13.5?
I'd say your lucky to get that bike for 15k.......
But go ahead and try...doesn't hurt.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By BMWRich
If "No Computer Option on bike" then NO Fuel...

If "No Computer Option on bike" then NO Fuel strip.....

My 07 was ordered without the computer,came with floats...!
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
Yep shoulda said "diaphragm".........

Yep shoulda said "diaphragm"...... Sorry!
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
Thanks.....a restoration for my two sons to...

Thanks.....a restoration for my two sons to share.
They're gone on they're own so the bike was sold.

It was a good street starter bike for them. Started them on the dirt bikes for years till they...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By BMWRich
My cousin had a similar problem....turned out to...

My cousin had a similar problem....turned out to be a bad "primary plug coil"
......just sayin'....worth a look/test....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By BMWRich
......or the bulb socket......

......or the bulb socket......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,598
Posted By BMWRich
Dudes an Du'detts..... I paid $14.and some...

Dudes an Du'detts.....
I paid $14.and some change here at Countryside BMW.
AND when they have an Open House,they sell'em for roughly $9.something.
So I stock up.....half a dozen......
Check'em...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
[QUOTE=TonyKZ1;23708355]Actually since I've got a...

[QUOTE=TonyKZ1;23708355]Actually since I've got a full fuel tank now, it doesn't seem to matter which one I have it in, on-res-prime, as it only idles a short time before dying. I also checked the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
Gone....http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v648/BMW...

Gone....http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v648/BMWRich58/image_zps3c8f5c10.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/BMWRich58/media/image_zps3c8f5c10.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
Come to think of it....will the bike run while in...

Come to think of it....will the bike run while in ( fuel pet-cock position) "Reserve Mode" vs fuel on?
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
Prolly some "silly US emission law" forced that...

Prolly some "silly US emission law" forced that design.
Or quite possible some safety law our DOT requires.....
Who knows but yeah,I agree.
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By BMWRich
Believe it or not you have "fuel pump failure". ...

Believe it or not you have "fuel pump failure".
My kids had a Seca II and the same problem.
Engine vacuum operated system,could also be a "leaky vac hose".
Best to "Google" *Seca fuel pump*....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By BMWRich
Yep...mines ...we'll not really loose,but shall I...

Yep...mines ...we'll not really loose,but shall I say..."can swivel in its place"....yet still retain the lines tight to the frame.
I too thought it was loose but I believe it swivels for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By BMWRich
More "bottom end" power. Less "top end" speed. ...

More "bottom end" power.
Less "top end" speed.

I did a similar "opposite" change on an '05 GS where I went "lower" 2:82 down to 2:62 from an RT model rear end.
My results were a titch better gas...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By BMWRich
Sorry Johnny........I need to give credit where...

Sorry Johnny........I need to give credit where credit is due....read about the peg inserts on UKGSER a while ago,and that again got me to thinking about boot damage from the pegs.....!

Fast...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By BMWRich
Thanks all.......but......if I didn't need to...

Thanks all.......but......if I didn't need to shift,my foot position on the pegs would stay in the "ball of your foot on the peg" position. It's the left boot (sole) that wears quickly.
But.....here...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By BMWRich
Thanks...! Looks like that'll work! Dealer...

Thanks...!
Looks like that'll work!
Dealer says available from the 800GS Adv and will fit.
I'm gonna give them a try.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,227
Posted By BMWRich
Adventure pegs are killing my boots....

Them sharp pegs are eating away at my soles.
Any ideas to remedy this???
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By BMWRich
6) full charged I was at 12.68 volts. After an...

6) full charged I was at 12.68 volts. After an hour it is down to 12.4 volts

I'd say a bad/weak cell in the battery. Should be at least 13v standing.

As far as the starter pulling high...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By BMWRich
I don't have the security system but the code...

I don't have the security system but the code warning has something to do with it.
Something about the batteries for the alarm system need replacing.
Supposedly under/ behind the rear seat section...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,710
Posted By BMWRich
Believe it or not...a guy with an 06 GSA claimed...

Believe it or not...a guy with an 06 GSA claimed Mobil-1 15/50 made his engine "noisier" so he went back to Castrol brand....who knows but yeah each bike/engine has its own personality........
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By BMWRich
I agree with much of what you say. Don't think...

I agree with much of what you say.
Don't think I'm "dis'n" other professional seat builders,but for instance one issue I had was the added seat height from some of those seats .
Great if your on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By BMWRich
I've done multiple high mileage days in the...

I've done multiple high mileage days in the saddle on several different bikes,and no matter what,your gonna get and be sore.
Even sitting on a "comfy recliner" or plush couch,for 8-10 hours your...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By BMWRich
Nuttin' really to show...seat looks stock...can't...

Nuttin' really to show...seat looks stock...can't tell it even was reworked except for the new staples underneath. Pushing on the foam tho,you can slightly feel a difference.

Having put 65K miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By BMWRich
Last Thursday my seat arrived modded. Seat is...

Last Thursday my seat arrived modded.
Seat is wearing in nicely.
Solid 2 hours in the saddle today with combined city n highway travel 'bout 86 miles.
I've been down the Sargent,Corbin and all...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By BMWRich
300 or so miles....

and the Spencerized seat is all Aces in my book.
Just another happy customer....
http://www.greatdaytoride.com/
......carry on.....:-)
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By BMWRich
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,290
Posted By BMWRich
The suspension will wear in and sag a bit after...

The suspension will wear in and sag a bit after some usage.
I and many others opted for the stock black GS seat in place of the Adventure seat which will allow you to sit a bit lower. Go ahead and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,965
Posted By BMWRich
Prolly wouldn't hurt to run some Techron in the...

Prolly wouldn't hurt to run some Techron in the fuel system on your way home.
I myself have had great results after a two tank treatment.
As part of my maintenance program,once a year or every 12K...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By BMWRich
Exactly my thoughts...Drop Dead *WOW*..!

Exactly my thoughts...Drop Dead *WOW*..!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,879
Posted By BMWRich
Get a "cheapie bulb" from any auto parts place or...

Get a "cheapie bulb" from any auto parts place or Wally World. Not worth spending the extra bux for a so called brighter bulb which will only last half as long.
"In a Pinch" the High Beam and Lo...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By BMWRich
Yep...disconnect the plug,clean it good(tooth...

Yep...disconnect the plug,clean it good(tooth brush and compressed air),then reassemble with "dielectric grease".
If no workie, then a trip to the Dealer is in order.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,892
Posted By BMWRich
Thanks. In some situations, I'll just use...

Thanks.
In some situations, I'll just use 'luminum foil.
Pretty much can mold/shape watch'you want.
Acts as a " diverter" of some sort,to direct /channel fluids a particular way or to protect...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By BMWRich
Talked about it here also... ...

Talked about it here also...
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=902565
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