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Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,769
Posted By Otherworld
Mine arrived the other day via a friend who was...

Mine arrived the other day via a friend who was recently in Berlin. Cost me 69EURs inc taxes, which is far far less than the $156CDN+ taxes from the local dealership.

Curious about the "can be...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,319
Posted By Otherworld
Wicked not washing bike is for not-wanna-be-a-poser,...

not washing bike is for not-wanna-be-a-poser, posers :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,319
Posted By Otherworld
id advise against using the jetwash for cleaning...

id advise against using the jetwash for cleaning the exhaust.

seriously though, i dont have access to a garden hose so use the public carwash. (i have considered on occasions using the automatic...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 22,166
Posted By Otherworld
on my 650, grips were burning hot. on my '13 GSW,...

on my 650, grips were burning hot. on my '13 GSW, the hot setting is just warm enough... just.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,210
Posted By Otherworld
Rotopax sells a backing plate. If you plan on...

Rotopax sells a backing plate. If you plan on mounting into the Beemer plastic cases, I'd imagine epoxying those to the inside would do the trick.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,604
Posted By Otherworld
If I wanted to strip it down and turn it into a...

If I wanted to strip it down and turn it into a dirt scooter, Id strip it down and turn it into a dirt scooter. If I had some nostalgia for that era and bike, and saw speculative value, Id baby the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,009
Posted By Otherworld
http://youtu.be/I1wg1DNHbNU?t=2m27s

http://youtu.be/I1wg1DNHbNU?t=2m27s
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,904
Posted By Otherworld
My 650 used H7s and were blowing out once a...

My 650 used H7s and were blowing out once a season. So figure $20 per bulb divided by $910 = 45yrs. Therefore the answer is yes, it's worth it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 85,327
Posted By Otherworld
Post it so we can all look at your bike

Post it so we can all look at your bike
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,136
Posted By Otherworld
My head just exploded.

My head just exploded.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,537
Posted By Otherworld
Bump

Bump
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,825
Posted By Otherworld
You'd think. Ive met people who believe any work...

You'd think. Ive met people who believe any work not performed by BMW voids the warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,075
Posted By Otherworld
Thanks Marchy

Thanks Marchy
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,825
Posted By Otherworld
I spoke with the mothership here in Canada. The...

I spoke with the mothership here in Canada. The policy is that if the failure/damage arises from maintenance work not performed by BMW, the warranty is not available.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Otherworld
It's a BMW and you're posting in the Boxer...

It's a BMW and you're posting in the Boxer thread. Control is an illusion.

My 2 cents? Depends on the owner. Gut says go low milage.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,075
Posted By Otherworld
Is that cap just unscrewed and the tool screwed...

Is that cap just unscrewed and the tool screwed in?

There's an A and a B. Those indicate, what?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,075
Posted By Otherworld
As accurate as possible. I understand there's...

As accurate as possible. I understand there's about a 4 degree play with TDC, which throws off the measurement. More importantly, BMW uses the tool, which I figure is an essential check box if ever...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,075
Posted By Otherworld
Wondering, do the tools come with an...

Wondering, do the tools come with an instructions?

Right now, my goal is to ensure the piston is TDC. Which specific tool (other than a straight edge) is required
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By Otherworld
When the GSW was first announced they were...

When the GSW was first announced they were equipped with Metzlers. Just before fist shipments, Michelin announced they were the primary supplier. After initial shipment, the vast majority of GSWs...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Otherworld
-Awesome first post!

-Awesome first post!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 41,218
Posted By Otherworld
or maybe their web admin is lazy

or maybe their web admin is lazy
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By Otherworld
Because the software was written by Garmin and...

Because the software was written by Garmin and Garmin is ass.

My Nav5 & iPhone5 pair, but does not hold. I have to redo the pairing frequently -sometimes while riding. Mostly, the pair breaks (ie,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,667
Posted By Otherworld
To much emphasis on the "enduro'ing" part. Roads...

To much emphasis on the "enduro'ing" part. Roads in Toronto are ass. With the plug in, I dont have to keep re-setting the ESA to Soft (in addition to getting the 5-10 extra HP).
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,667
Posted By Otherworld
My bike came from the June '13 production run, so...

My bike came from the June '13 production run, so yeah... A bit of a pisser I missed the 2nd plug release by 2 months.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,667
Posted By Otherworld
It adds 5-10hp

It adds 5-10hp
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,600
Posted By Otherworld
Protector investment is proportional to the cost...

Protector investment is proportional to the cost of replacing the lamp. My bike is equipped with the LED lamp so I opted against film and went with:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,948
Posted By Otherworld
Wheel balancer? Critical step?

Wheel balancer? Critical step?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Otherworld
So far a purring cat a what I suppose are...

So far a purring cat a what I suppose are "other". I just started looking into Commander, so am very interested to read user experience that speak to its value.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,213
Posted By Otherworld
Same. My Nav5 switches within 20 feet of passing...

Same. My Nav5 switches within 20 feet of passing a revised post.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,142
Posted By Otherworld
You must be following the mayoral election in the...

You must be following the mayoral election in the "T-Dot" (ffs)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Otherworld
if you can weld, fabricate.

if you can weld, fabricate.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,142
Posted By Otherworld
well... you said money wasnt a factor, so sounds...

well... you said money wasnt a factor, so sounds to me like there will be no regrets.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,213
Posted By Otherworld
It was, but I was also genuinely curious whether...

It was, but I was also genuinely curious whether it could adjust something like the speedometer dial.... and the comp display.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,213
Posted By Otherworld
Pfff! Useless device!

Pfff! Useless device!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,213
Posted By Otherworld
I blame Skynet. In all seriousness, I too...

I blame Skynet.

In all seriousness, I too would like to know if 1) your rationale is true and dash is able to display actual speed and 2) if GS911 can do something about this.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By Otherworld
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,213
Posted By Otherworld
I find the bike speedometer displays ~8kph over...

I find the bike speedometer displays ~8kph over actual.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,769
Posted By Otherworld
Homes are over $1M in Toronto, so your dealer's...

Homes are over $1M in Toronto, so your dealer's on crack. Then again, paying that much for service is a crack addiction.

I am in transition from dumb-rider to informed-user, so time spent working...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,831
Posted By Otherworld
Is the OP asking about the R9T? I admit. I dont...

Is the OP asking about the R9T? I admit. I dont understand this thread. Something about obsessive-compulsive modifying?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,033
Posted By Otherworld
http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-battery/li-...

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-battery/li-ion-motorcycle-battery/shorai-vs-ballistic-li-ion-motorcycle-battery.htm
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