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Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Jelly
Thumb No problem

I use a rubber mallet to prop up the rear of the tank. I put rubber down and wad a rag up on bare handle end, underneath the tank. Have used piece of 2x4 also. Just be careful about bumping the bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,634
Posted By Jelly
Saeng/ta

I have SAENG/TA on my 1100, mounted on my Touratech crash bars. I bought the spots. They put out good, clean light. Just reach down with your hand and adjust as needed. Keep them pointed more down in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By Jelly
I have charged via the powerlet outlet since new....

I have charged via the powerlet outlet since new. Still on battery #2.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6055832#post6055832
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,569
Posted By Jelly
Shame on me if I never posted an update from 07’....

Shame on me if I never posted an update from 07’. ( See post #5)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Had the bike towed home. Would...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Jelly
I have a Sargent and like it a lot. It was one on...

I have a Sargent and like it a lot. It was one on the last things I bought for my bike. It should have been one of the first. Made a huge difference for me. If I ever get another bike, I will most...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,320
Posted By Jelly
The dealer had to do this for me once. It works....

The dealer had to do this for me once. It works. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 174,454
Posted By Jelly
Thanks everyone for your input. I have not ridden...

Thanks everyone for your input. I have not ridden one of these, but it sure seems to be a neat little bike! I spend much more time on back roads these days, rather than the super slab. The last few...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 174,454
Posted By Jelly
I have been patiently waiting for more comments...

I have been patiently waiting for more comments on the DR's highway manners and had to dig this thread out 8 pages back today. I do not expect a single to be as smooth as a multi, but a coworker of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By Jelly
I have jumped mine a few times over the years....

I have jumped mine a few times over the years. Once after I just got home with the bike new in 98'.:huh (Thank you Mr. BMW Dealer) The rata-tat-tat described has happened to me, and as others have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,100
Posted By Jelly
You do not mention if you have the large or small...

You do not mention if you have the large or small Touratech spoilers? I use the large spoilers along with heated grips. It is a great combo even below freezing with the correct glove.

The OEM...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By Jelly
I love my 1100. I have rented an 1150 a couple of...

I love my 1100. I have rented an 1150 a couple of times. I have to say I like the 1150 on the road better. The 6th gear w/ the extra ponies is nice. I prefer the cockpit of the 1150 also. You also...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,678
Posted By Jelly
Try twisting/seating the bulb differently. My 98'...

Try twisting/seating the bulb differently. My 98' gets quirky occasionally. It did it this past season again. One day, no taillight. Went to replace the bulb and messed with it. Then I had a real...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jelly
The Sargent was a big help, there is no question....

The Sargent was a big help, there is no question. The OEM seat was like a sliding board for me on a long trip, putting my boys against the tank. I first tried a generic bead seat from Whitehorse...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jelly
Sounds good! I am 6'3" & 210. The Beadrider was...

Sounds good! I am 6'3" & 210. The Beadrider was the money for me! I have not tried the additional sheepskin but now you got me thinking :evil . I have lowered pegs (3/4" down & 3/4" forward), and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11,618
Views: 922,912
Posted By Jelly
What a bummer. I didn't even bother going this...

What a bummer. I didn't even bother going this year for the first time that I can remember. I figured this economy would be taking its toll. BMW was a no show last year too. They just skipped...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,052
Posted By Jelly
A few years ago I bought a Dakota. My two...

A few years ago I bought a Dakota. My two previous trucks were full size with 8’ beds, so putting a bike in was never an issue. For the Dakota’s shorter box, I cut a piece of ¾” plywood around the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Jelly
What is the standard BMW GS rate? :scratch Mine...

What is the standard BMW GS rate? :scratch Mine doesn’t use any oil. It did use oil up through 12k miles, quite possibly up to 18k from what I remember? I broke it in per the owner’s manual...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Jelly
You can also charge through the accessory outlet

I bought a BMW accessory plug. Attached two wires to it. Marked the negative with black electrical tape. Then attach two ring terminals to the other end. Put the alligator clips from the charger on...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,099
Posted By Jelly
I went to the bike show this weekend....

looked at the Ulysses just by chance. I must say I was very impressed. Felt very comfy for my 6’-3” frame. This kind of had me scratching my head with the short wheelbase that the Buell’s typically...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By Jelly
My cable seized up at around 55k miles. In the...

My cable seized up at around 55k miles. In the process it broke off a plastic tab on the drive unit. Going down the highway I heard a loud “Twang” and saw the needle drop to zero. Ordered both pieces...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jelly
Big deal...

You should see the new pair of knit socks I got! Nice bike!
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By Jelly
Yep. Just step into it and zip both pant legs...

Yep. Just step into it and zip both pant legs down. Done. Just like the one piece. Removal is the opposite.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Jelly
This has worked for me for many, many thousands...

This has worked for me for many, many thousands of miles. In fact 90% of my miles have been with the back seat removed. I had heard, “Don’t ride with the back seat removed or you'll loose all your...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By Jelly
Thumb Two Piece Roadcrafter

The Roadcrafter offers a bit more crash protection than the Darien. The Darien sounds more comfortable but I have worn my Roadcrafter for periods of over 12 hours at a time with no comfort issues. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,252
Posted By Jelly
You can read up on the model history here. There...

You can read up on the model history here. There is a section at the bottom of the page “Buying secondhand”. My 98’ has been great!

http://www.micapeak.com/bmw/gs/gs_tel1.html#r1100gs...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Jelly
I have never experienced any erratic behavior...

I have never experienced any erratic behavior with the tach, even prior to my break down. My GS died a few weeks ago. Then it mysteriously started up a few days later? I believe my issue is moisture...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Jelly
It is one of the symptoms listed here on page 4. ...

It is one of the symptoms listed here on page 4.


http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/oilhead_hall_sensors.pdf
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,735
Posted By Jelly
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=251255
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,981
Posted By Jelly
Eh? Moto-Sport

I was a bit surprised to see all of the issues you have had! My experience has been completely different than yours to say the least. I love mine and they have been bomb proof. Went down with mine a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Jelly
No I do not have this. I have the model for the...

No I do not have this. I have the model for the 1100, which I dont see listed anymore. Mine does not incorporate brackets for lights like this model. This may not be something that dpowell is looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Jelly
http://www.cbtimports.com/top_of_the_line/tolbmw-0...

http://www.cbtimports.com/top_of_the_line/tolbmw-0011.htm
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Jelly
Me too. I guess if I were to pick one though it...

Me too. I guess if I were to pick one though it would be Clymer. It’s more in depth. With that said, if you can afford both, get the Clymer and the Haynes. The BMW CD’s are readily available and are...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 28,325
Posted By Jelly
Thumb You got that right! I get four mag's each month...

You got that right! I get four mag's each month but if I could only get one it would be MC News hands down. Lovin' it since 93'!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Jelly
Well it appears to be all nay votes for this...

Well it appears to be all nay votes for this product. Thanks people.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Jelly
Question ebay Scan Tool for 1100's ($44.99)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Scan-tool-BMW-K-1-100-1100-R-850-1100-R-RS-RT-GS-LT_W0QQitemZ160184823828QQihZ006QQcategoryZ35617QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

I can’t find anything here or...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,600
Posted By Jelly
I have had this one for over 5 years: ...

I have had this one for over 5 years:
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100045793...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Jelly
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=271882
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,762
Posted By Jelly
http://www.twistedcodes.com/imghost/uploads/2b929b...

http://www.twistedcodes.com/imghost/uploads/2b929b4d86.jpg (http://www.twistedcodes.com/imghost)
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 2,501,192
Posted By Jelly
Wyoming

The GS and I went anyway.

http://www.twistedcodes.com/imghost/uploads/50635c1644.jpg (http://www.twistedcodes.com/imghost)
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By Jelly
Bob Mueller's Iron Butt Strom

http://bobsibradventure.com/bike.htm
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