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Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By gsapilot
I think we're jumping the gun here. It's only...

I think we're jumping the gun here. It's only been a little over a year since this problem surfaced. Judging by BMW's history of (not) responding to known issues, expect a resolution in another 2 to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,582
Posted By gsapilot
My "heated" grips appear to have two settings:...

My "heated" grips appear to have two settings: Off, and slightly warm. (BMW refers to them as 50% and 100%). To associate the term "heat" with the grips is a complete misnomer.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 118,975
Posted By gsapilot
Wouldn't be surprised if it was strictly to avoid...

Wouldn't be surprised if it was strictly to avoid any potential legal issues.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By gsapilot
It takes three strong men to attach the right...

It takes three strong men to attach the right side case to my '14 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
I find the GSAP is more well suited to when I...

I find the GSAP is more well suited to when I choose to ride more aggressively - higher rpms and higher speeds. Don't use it much in low speed city riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
BTW, just had a quick glance at your 2013 Europe...

BTW, just had a quick glance at your 2013 Europe trip. Outstanding! The D600 and 24-85 is a great travel combo in the hands of a skilled photographer.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
pt. 2:

pt. 2:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
In case your manual doesn't cover it, here's...

In case your manual doesn't cover it, here's BMW's operating info:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
That's it. I think you'll be glad you got it. :D ...

That's it. I think you'll be glad you got it. :D

Just don't tell your sales rep.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
Your picture is a little too dark to tell. If you...

Your picture is a little too dark to tell. If you have GSAP it will look like this:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
Talking What's not to like? Welcome to the club....

What's not to like?

Welcome to the club. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,780
Posted By gsapilot
I too went the PlastiDip route and agree with...

I too went the PlastiDip route and agree with your assessment concerning the durability (or lack thereof). I plan on having everything powder coated and am curious if you removed the PDip yourself or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 95,143
Posted By gsapilot
Mine was $575/$50 & $100 +tax. Money well...

Mine was $575/$50 & $100 +tax.

Money well spent. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,609
Posted By gsapilot
From the guys that make the GS-911 device: "The...

From the guys that make the GS-911 device: "The newer ECUs also have a limit on the amount of times they can be reprogrammed (13 if memory serves me correctly)."
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By gsapilot
You mean to tell us you didn't order the optional...

You mean to tell us you didn't order the optional second fan? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,609
Posted By gsapilot
If I knew which issues these updates addressed I...

If I knew which issues these updates addressed I could stroll into my dealer and complain that my bike was having problems in each of those areas. Maybe it's just me, but I always like to have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,129
Posted By gsapilot
Pretty straightforward instructions for the water...

Pretty straightforward instructions for the water boxer from the owner's manual:

To ensure that the display of the engine oil level is correct, only check the oil level with the engine at...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,001
Posted By gsapilot
Congrats on the new bike. In regards to the...

Congrats on the new bike. In regards to the gearbox, a) give it 1000 mi. or so to break in, and b) make sure your shift lever is adjusted properly so that you are fully engaging the next gear. Even...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,578
Posted By gsapilot
What a bunch of BS. We need to find the technical...

What a bunch of BS. We need to find the technical data in regards to the heated grips. I'm sure the German engineers specified an exact temperature that the grips should attain in both the high and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,249
Posted By gsapilot
The only difference concerning installation...

The only difference concerning installation between the GSW and GSAW is the forward brackets - the center stand pivot pin installation is the same for both bikes, (and as you have found it really...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,698
Posted By gsapilot
I must say, that's an awfully good looking...

I must say, that's an awfully good looking scooter. :thumb

BTW: Do you feel comfortable leaving the Nav V installed while parked?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,582
Posted By gsapilot
Dear BMW Motorrad: We (2013/2014...

Dear BMW Motorrad:

We (2013/2014 R1200GS/R1200GSA owners) want our heated grips to actually provide some heat. Either that or change the description to read "grip semi-warmers."

Still amazes me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,698
Posted By gsapilot
Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Any damage...

Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Any damage on the left side where it was apparently hit? Also, any chance of a security camera in the area?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
Sounds like recycling the ignition should reset...

Sounds like recycling the ignition should reset the onboard power socket. The rider's manual states that if the maximum loadability (5amps) is exceeded, the onboard sockets are switched off. Fuses...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,074
Posted By gsapilot
Let us know what your results are. :D

Let us know what your results are. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,074
Posted By gsapilot
Center stand or side stand? Use whichever works...

Center stand or side stand? Use whichever works for you. How about neither? Or both?

There is, and never will be, any empirical data suggesting one is better than the other. Life's all about...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
Did you review your DVD prior to accomplishing,...

Did you review your DVD prior to accomplishing, as I did? :rofl

I mistakenly added the entire jug of oil and now it appears to be overfilled. I guess I'll have to make a mess and drain a bit. (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By gsapilot
Thanks. I guess we need to find out at what temp...

Thanks. I guess we need to find out at what temp the red "coolant temp too high" light illuminates.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By gsapilot
Can't find any mention of this in the 2014 GSAW...

Can't find any mention of this in the 2014 GSAW manual.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
Nice! Shows what the big Pig can do in the hands...

Nice! Shows what the big Pig can do in the hands of a skilled rider. (You sure it's a Pig? Sounds more like a Panzer) :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By gsapilot
Not so sure carrying spare fuses will actually...

Not so sure carrying spare fuses will actually get you on the road again if the bike won't start and you discover the 10A fuse has blown. Until you determine what caused the fuse to blow in the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By gsapilot
It's not uncommon for a first year model to...

It's not uncommon for a first year model to exhibit numerous teething problems, especially a newly designed BMW loaded with a bunch of gee whiz features. Surprisingly though, there seem to be very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,560
Posted By gsapilot
Hey wait a minute. I thought you said unheated....

Hey wait a minute. I thought you said unheated. :rofl

And a question - how much do you pay your assistants? It's surely impossible for one person to accomplish the amount of work you've done on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 1,129,559
Posted By gsapilot
And an archetypal bike as well. :thumb

And an archetypal bike as well. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By gsapilot
Sure enough - from the rider's manual: 10 A,...

Sure enough - from the rider's manual:

10 A, Slot 1: instrument cluster, anti-theft alarm
system (DWA), ignition lock, diagnostic socket
7.5 A, Slot 2: left multifunction switch, Tire Pressure...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
Thanks. Might be my next project. Any idea how...

Thanks. Might be my next project. Any idea how durable the plasti-dip will be? (Even if some areas got knicked, I guess you could simply re-spray). Another plus to the dip is that it should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
Very nice! Were the crash bars and luggage...

Very nice!

Were the crash bars and luggage rack powder coated or sprayed?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6,767
Views: 1,227,238
Posted By gsapilot
I guess it matters to those of us who are...

I guess it matters to those of us who are continually trying to improve our photographic skills. You're obviously not a photo geek.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,077
Posted By gsapilot
BMW addressing real issues on a model that's only...

BMW addressing real issues on a model that's only a couple of years old? Now that's a good one. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By gsapilot
Only 10nm torque required on those rear bolts so...

Only 10nm torque required on those rear bolts so I went with the TLAR method.

As far as the oil change, I'm hopeful something like this will prevent leakage onto the skid plate. (Maybe AltRider...
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