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Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By kurt1305
A dealer can run the VIN and at least tell you...

A dealer can run the VIN and at least tell you what work was performed in any BMW shop.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By kurt1305
Mine does it too. I think it is a time based...

Mine does it too. I think it is a time based safety feature to prevent the battery from draining.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 196,397
Posted By kurt1305
My iPhone 5 connects just fine.

My iPhone 5 connects just fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By kurt1305
Your locks should be in any moment. I was told...

Your locks should be in any moment. I was told the current time frame was just over two weeks when I ordered last Thursday.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By kurt1305
I borrowed two locks and a key from a buddy's...

I borrowed two locks and a key from a buddy's adventure cases. I am at least able to lock the side cases to the bike. The top case is zip tied on. I ran it around the bar on the luggage grid and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 155,787
Posted By kurt1305
Still pretty much stock in this picture except...

Still pretty much stock in this picture except for bar risers. I have since added hand guard extensions and Fastway pegs.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,232
Posted By kurt1305
Is that the high or low mounting position?

Is that the high or low mounting position?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,232
Posted By kurt1305
Fastway doesn't recommend a model number for the...

Fastway doesn't recommend a model number for the wethead. What model number are you using? 22-3-003 is what one site says, can anyone confirm?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,232
Posted By kurt1305
Yeah, you really have to have a picture of the...

Yeah, you really have to have a picture of the stock peg measurement to draw a conclusion.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,232
Posted By kurt1305
The pictures make it appear they are about an...

The pictures make it appear they are about an inch lower. Probably about the same as the Suburban Machine pegs. 2014 GSA pegs vs. SM pegs:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,229
Posted By kurt1305
The OEM panniers work with the supplied factory...

The OEM panniers work with the supplied factory racks and use the ignition key. That alone makes it worth it to me. I think Touratech's hand wheel and bar stock mounting system are, while...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By kurt1305
Yup. The wait was on the locks which now have to...

Yup. The wait was on the locks which now have to be keyed and shipped from Germany.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By kurt1305
I got a full inch out of the Suburban Machinery...

I got a full inch out of the Suburban Machinery pegs, but they are kind of strange looking with the springs on top of the peg mount. I think they had problems sourcing an 8mm clevis pin long enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By kurt1305
You will need metric sockets and wrenches, torx...

You will need metric sockets and wrenches, torx sockets or keys, hex sockets or keys, feeler gauges, a filter cap wrench and the usual screwdrivers and stuff. Their is not currently a GS-911 for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By kurt1305
How much lower are they over the GSA foot pegs?

How much lower are they over the GSA foot pegs?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,770
Posted By kurt1305
Call BMW Roadside Assistance and have it towed in...

Call BMW Roadside Assistance and have it towed in for warranty repair. The sooner you do it, the more time you have to fix it prior to your trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,866
Posted By kurt1305
They estimate August before a replacement for...

They estimate August before a replacement for mine is available. Still perfectly usable if I don't use it as a kill switch. It could be worse, I could have an RT parked in the garage.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By kurt1305
Suburban machinery pegs will lower the pegs one...

Suburban machinery pegs will lower the pegs one inch on the GSA. Can't say they are any farther forward, but they are definitely lower. Draw your own conclusions from my photos.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By kurt1305
The shift linkage requires an 8mm wrench and the...

The shift linkage requires an 8mm wrench and the mirrors a 14mm (actually two or an adjustable wrench). If I happen to carry something not needed on my bike, I can take comfort in the fact it may...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By kurt1305
I don't carry all the contents, but my 14mm...

I don't carry all the contents, but my 14mm socket would easily fit in there. Oil changes and spark plug removal are things I don't anticipate as emergency repairs.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By kurt1305
http://cruztools.com/downloads/contentsmc.pdf ...

http://cruztools.com/downloads/contentsmc.pdf

I took the RTB1 list and culled out the things not found on the wethead, like external torx wrenches and sockets, and added a 14mm wrench since it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By kurt1305
I put my own kit together from the Cruz Tool...

I put my own kit together from the Cruz Tool list. It contains wrenches, sockets, screwdrivers, torx and hex bits. The whole thing fits in a small Kathy's Journey Designs tool roll and when folded...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,411
Posted By kurt1305
I use the Schbberth Helmetlock locked to the...

I use the Schbberth Helmetlock locked to the grip. I store it on the windscreen adjustment knob.

http://www.roadrunner.travel/wp/wp-content/uploads/Helmetlok_open.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By kurt1305
I installed this kit just as Deano747 did. I...

I installed this kit just as Deano747 did. I used 12g wire and a fuse holder sourced from the auto parts store to run it directly to the battery.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,866
Posted By kurt1305
I have the same issue and had to tap it with a...

I have the same issue and had to tap it with a mallet to get it out of the "kill" position. For now, I just turn the key off. My dealer ordered a new right switch housing to be installed at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By kurt1305
My starter switch doesn't toggle easily between...

My starter switch doesn't toggle easily between start and kill. I have to press really hard to flex it enough to engage the starter and a slight tap will return it to kill. The dealer has a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By kurt1305
I doubt it would drain the battery as the plug on...

I doubt it would drain the battery as the plug on the bike is powered off by the canbus.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By kurt1305
Thanks for looking. I'll go with "Plan B", which...

Thanks for looking. I'll go with "Plan B", which is a Zumo 660 charging cradle and Touratech locking mount.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By kurt1305
I'd appreciate it!

I'd appreciate it!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By kurt1305
Disappointing. The OEM bar for the Camhead is...

Disappointing. The OEM bar for the Camhead is 16mm.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By kurt1305
Wethead GPS Prep Kit on Camhead?

Has anyone installed the locking GPS Prep kit for the Wethead onto the hexhead/camhead GS? If so, is the power connector the same? I'm willing to buy the prep kit and sell the bar (I have the one...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By kurt1305
Be sure both have the latest firmware. My iPhone...

Be sure both have the latest firmware. My iPhone 5 easily paired with my Nav V and continues to maintain that pairing. I just set the phone to add a new device (discoverable) then followed the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,029
Views: 196,397
Posted By kurt1305
For the price of the car mount, I'm going to buy...

For the price of the car mount, I'm going to buy a dedicated GPS unit for my car. Much lighter and I don't have to move it back and forth.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By kurt1305
Mine is run by canbus (1150's don't have canbus)...

Mine is run by canbus (1150's don't have canbus) and turns off a minute or so after the key is switched off. I replaced the factory socket with a Powerlet wired directly to the battery so it would...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By kurt1305
That is a Touratech mount no longer made or sold....

That is a Touratech mount no longer made or sold. I asked about a new one for the Nav V and got the following reply:



The exterior dimensions of the Nav V are the same as the Nav IV so in...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,336
Posted By kurt1305
After 25 years as a street medic, I find a...

After 25 years as a street medic, I find a multi-tool and a quality assisted opening 3.5" blade knife invaluable.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,128
Posted By kurt1305
To those getting over 50 mpg, do you have the 10%...

To those getting over 50 mpg, do you have the 10% ethanol blend we get here? It seems to cut my mileage by about 10% in every vehicle I own.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By kurt1305
It was an option on mine. I wish I had bought...

It was an option on mine. I wish I had bought the SW Motech stand as the ram horn style is hard to operate because the step is under the left side passenger peg.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-03-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,916
Posted By kurt1305
I was sold on the Alt Rider bars until I saw the...

I was sold on the Alt Rider bars until I saw the disclaimer they would not work with the BMW OEM large skid plate. Holan was my second choice, but I found they were no longer imported. I ordered...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By kurt1305
No problems at all. ...

No problems at all.

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