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Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,670
Posted By STisma
That was fast, thanks for the detailed info....

That was fast, thanks for the detailed info. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,670
Posted By STisma
Anyone tried the Maier...

Anyone tried the Maier (https://www.maier-mfg.com/catalog/bmw-r1200gs-adventure-rear-splash-guard-liquid-cooled) version?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 262,980
Posted By STisma
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
At $13 a piece it's a steal. Back in the day...

At $13 a piece it's a steal.
Back in the day we were paying EU25 a piece + shipping from EU.
And we were happy! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
Gearingcommander...

Gearingcommander (http://www.gearingcommander.com/) can help.
Both of our bikes were off about 5-6MPH with a stock size front tire and front sprocket.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 262,980
Posted By STisma
MO-AR Ozark Park Sep. 2014.

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/2014%20MO-AR%20Ozark/10653832_10204200347119147_4050081718862771653_n_zpsd0d432b9.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
Laugh The carbs removal is considered a major surgery...

The carbs removal is considered a major surgery by many.
One hour for removal alone is a good start.
Floats and O-Rings are known to go bad, especially now with ethanol.
There are two carbs so...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Possibly the most affordable and "secure"...

Possibly the most affordable and "secure" solution .....
Shoulder screw with lock nut all in SS.

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/IMG_4240_zpsf8c375c7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
Peg's are known pigs when it comes to fuel...

Peg's are known pigs when it comes to fuel economy.
It really depends on the driving habits, throtlle hand and the set-up,
but 40-ish MPG (US) is expected.
I never gotten more than 50MPG....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,479
Posted By STisma
It seems to be a handy and useful $300 option for...

It seems to be a handy and useful $300 option for a vivid "starbAx" rider or urban commuter. :eek1
It might appear as yet-another-possible-gone bad culprit for an off-grid rider, as noted above....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,479
Posted By STisma
What about the pannier and GPS locks with keyless...

What about the pannier and GPS locks with keyless option?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Eek I think someone already posted the PN's, so I...

I think someone already posted the PN's,
so I hope I'm not stepping on the toes....

T-Handle looking one is McMaster 93680A210 (http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/120/3345/=tizcx1) $21.20ea
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Windshield Pins & E-Clips

If it helps anyone ....

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/IMG_4232_zpsc0b79868.jpg (http://s1204.photobucket.com/user/stisma/media/R12GS-A/IMG_4232_zpsc0b79868.jpg.html)...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Quick update on the GSA '14 check engine light...

Quick update on the GSA '14 check engine light on, loss of the throttle function and the battery drain.
As they were unable to solve the puzzle after 3 weeks of wrenching and testing :eek1 the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Nothing plugged-in nor connected to any one of...

Nothing plugged-in nor connected to any one of the bikes.
(Both bikes have GPS prep but no GPS units attached/connected)
I tried removing one fuse at the time to try and isolate the issue,
but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
My intent here is to post an issue we are having...

My intent here is to post an issue we are having with one of the GSA's.
One bike has no issues, but the other one is less lucky.
With 700 miles and 4 visits to the dealer, the bike might be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,886
Posted By STisma
PM'd you....

PM'd you....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,886
Posted By STisma
Don't garbage it, sell it!

Don't garbage it, sell it!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,886
Posted By STisma
Someone is gonna got confused with the gear box...

Someone is gonna got confused with the gear box oil on a 2014....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,403
Posted By STisma
My brothers bike had similar issue with the...

My brothers bike had similar issue with the "non-functioning" throttle, many times. It also caused the check engine to come on.
After numerous visits to the dealer, who claimed the TPS plug was out,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
I'm loving this one! :poser:beer

I'm loving this one! :poser:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Windshield pins

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/IMG_3982_zpsa3d46fa4.jpg (http://s1204.photobucket.com/user/stisma/media/R12GS-A/IMG_3982_zpsa3d46fa4.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,886
Posted By STisma
That explains it!!! Being my first non-chain...

That explains it!!!
Being my first non-chain drive I was puzzled with the "dirt".
THX :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,886
Posted By STisma
FD oil service at 700 miles

I couldn't wait to replace the final drive oil, as the whining noise was..... concerning. At times and at certain speeds the whining made me question if there was any oil at all in the final drive.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 262,980
Posted By STisma
...the blue one sneaked in ... ...

...the blue one sneaked in ...
http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/20140605_131229_zps06d8aca6.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 262,980
Posted By STisma
Removal of the rack for side cases involves ...2...

Removal of the rack for side cases involves ...2 tools and 8 screws in total I think.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
For a piece of mind...... Not the best price,...

For a piece of mind......
Not the best price, but you can buy quantity needed.
These are Weather Pack/Delphi type (round pins and ferrules).
I like adding some electrical grease to the pins and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
Yes it is. Dim. 25x52x16.25mm This one is...

Yes it is.
Dim. 25x52x16.25mm
This one is Std Tolerance.
You can also go with 30205J2 for more "precise" fit.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Seems to be a external side-mount ring, sometimes...

Seems to be a external side-mount ring, sometimes called E-clip or even C-clip.
Not the best pic as it's difficult to reach.........
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
Yup ...:clap That VRR will not overheat.

Yup ...:clap
That VRR will not overheat.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
It seems that the hot oil in the upper frame...

It seems that the hot oil in the upper frame could be a reason for the steering bearings to go .....dry sooner or the grease just turns to ....mud.
Perhaps you might be lucky and get by with just...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
This bike went to your state, near Carson City. ...

This bike went to your state, near Carson City.
The other bike might be coming to your town....soon. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
One of the Pegaso's had to seek a better home, ...

One of the Pegaso's had to seek a better home,
we are down to one!!!
I miss it already. :(:
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
I actually have Grip Buddies. :D ...

I actually have Grip Buddies. :D
...puppies...buddies..... ugh
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
Grip Puppies are working great for me.

Grip Puppies are working great for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 262,980
Posted By STisma
Just curious here.... what is the price of a base...

Just curious here.... what is the price of a base ADV in UK?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,808
Posted By STisma
If I didn't have two other identical bikes to...

If I didn't have two other identical bikes to compare with,
I'd be calling the dealer with a catastrophic engine failure. :huh
These engines make Ducati's open dry clutch a mild nuisance.
And the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 174,102
Posted By STisma
Who would say this is 18 years or so old design?

Who would say this is 18 years or so old design?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,670
Posted By STisma
The above ADV under HD light trim is not listed...

The above ADV under HD light trim is not listed in the US.
One of our ADV bikes came with the GS type trim (called daytime running trim)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,670
Posted By STisma
Tank Bag, GSA type

Is it just me having Sun reflection issue with the GS-A tank bag? The clear cover of the top reflects Sun light so much that it's uncomfortable.
It's gotta be me!
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