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Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By Reester
BMW GS' are great bikes

I agree with most guys here...

1. All bikes made by man will break at some point, say hello to 'planned obsolescence'
2. If you spend too much time pondering what could go wrong, everything will...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,179
Posted By Reester
Laugh Yeah, spot on - thats why we own them, best all...

Yeah, spot on - thats why we own them, best all round bike whatever your tastes!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,179
Posted By Reester
Laugh It is your bike's way of telling you it wants to...

It is your bike's way of telling you it wants to go off road (...by growing knobbies!)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,476
Posted By Reester
Cool2 Thanks for your comments. I would like to think...

Thanks for your comments. I would like to think this now completes the regular maintenance procedure required for a shaft to be kept in reasonably good working condition. If done regularly, i see no...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,730
Posted By Reester
Totally agree, good point.

Totally agree, good point.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Reester
Cool2 Your bike's battery condition is critical for it...

Your bike's battery condition is critical for it to perform correctly, so get a decent battery.

Oh, and by the way, it's a great bike. Relax and ride..
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,476
Posted By Reester
Jim, I did actually do a lot of research on...

Jim, I did actually do a lot of research on different types of moly and its usability on UJ's before i attempted this.
1. Bruno, legendary driveshaft rebuilder, seems to be recommending a moly...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,476
Posted By Reester
PM me and I will give you the company in the UK...

PM me and I will give you the company in the UK who supplies the good quality UJ's that fit the BMW shafts, with grease nipple...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,476
Posted By Reester
Tx mate, time will tell. I did buy 4 (yes 4) new...

Tx mate, time will tell. I did buy 4 (yes 4) new UJ's from the UK, just in case, but mine are smooth, so I doubt I'll need them...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,476
Posted By Reester
Wicked Hi Jim, tx for checking in and apologies for my...

Hi Jim, tx for checking in and apologies for my late reply.

1. To be honest I bought the moly for the splines and thought why not? Any grease is better than none, and this stuff was rated highly...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
This looks really professional, but how do you...

This looks really professional, but how do you service this shaft - you cant right?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
Yeah, that is what i am going to try and do -...

Yeah, that is what i am going to try and do - surely it cannot be that difficult?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
Appreciate the comment. Canada is...

Appreciate the comment.

Canada is unfortunately on the other side of the world, and ordered some serviceable UJ's already, so i will need to give that a try. Maybe take it all to driveshaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
Yep, will do

Thanks for this comment. I am going to do exactly that - i used the wrong lube to boot. Stupid of me. So i ordered some serviceable UJs today...going to do exactly what you suggest.

thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
Laugh Damn.

Aaargh - very good point. I should have used some lithium. Damn. I guess i am screwed, but i did order some UJ's that are serviceable...just in case.

Damn, cant believe i missed that. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
Failure to launch...

Sorry guys, here is the proper thread with pics!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=898251
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,476
Posted By Reester
Laugh Lube that shaft!

Hi guys, first real post so ill make it quick and painless.

I own a 2007 BMW R1200 GSA with 85,000kms (53,000miles) on the clock. It a great bike, my 5th GS, and no problems so far. Yes, no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By Reester
Servicing that non-serviceable Driveshaft on the GSA

Hey guys - been reading these forums for a couple of years now as a leecher, and decided to start my own seeding for a change. I own a BMWR1200GSA MY2007, with 85000kms (+-53000 miles), with no major...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-10-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,350
Posted By Reester
There are those who dream, and those who do.

Well done guys. There is nothing better than seeing all your hard work realised. As an african at heart, I will follow your journeys closely.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 24,945
Posted By Reester
high mileage gs...wow

Please do tell us how your bike handled this distance...you must:D have gone through 10 shafts and 200 sets of tyres!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-27-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By Reester
Thumb Beautiful images. Excellent post. I also bought 2...

Beautiful images. Excellent post. I also bought 2 identical new klrs a year or so ago....its a great bike and a lovely way to get the missus into riding.....
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