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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 1,371,217
Posted By NZRalphy
Oh yeah you can definitely still see your...

Oh yeah you can definitely still see your instruments and warning lights. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By NZRalphy
FWIW I love my bike 2012 GSA1200 2nd hand, and it...

FWIW I love my bike 2012 GSA1200 2nd hand, and it runs brilliantly. I do my own maintenance which is easy and saves a lot of coin.

A motorcycle is exactly what you want it to be..... no one...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By NZRalphy
I'd say you have a fuel starvation intermittent...

I'd say you have a fuel starvation intermittent fault.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By NZRalphy
Correct. Although I would question the strength...

Correct. Although I would question the strength of the spring that holds the weight "in" being just a little too strong - it shouldn't be doing this clicking
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 573
Posted By NZRalphy
Your box fan will be fine. Do the procedure...

Your box fan will be fine.
Do the procedure again. It took a bit for me to learn how to perfect it, maybe one more time for you will do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By NZRalphy
I had a front wheel with a side to side out of...

I had a front wheel with a side to side out of true that gave a weird feeling a certain low speeds. Have the dealer check the front wheel for out of spec build.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By NZRalphy
Shinko 705 on my 2012 GSA1200. I'm running 42/36...

Shinko 705 on my 2012 GSA1200. I'm running 42/36 2.9/2.5bar and they are great two or one up at that pressure. Gravel I put them down to 2.4/2.0 for more than 30km.

Make sure you have the radial...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By NZRalphy
Black pointy thing is a temperature sensor ...

Black pointy thing is a temperature sensor
Round disk thing is the horn
Extra plug.....is an extra plug? The last model GSA had a spare plug to power things like a GPS
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By NZRalphy
Mate it's GSA (or GS) all the way. You gave...

Mate it's GSA (or GS) all the way.
You gave your reason to sell the last one so reflect on that a little. New ones are no different. A mate sold a new Vthingy cos it was boring. Get a bike with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 24,688
Posted By NZRalphy
Unsure if anyone has mentioned this.... ...

Unsure if anyone has mentioned this....

There will be a little spring holding the decompressor weight open. As revs rise the spring will be overcome by the spinning weight. So take it apart and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By NZRalphy
Similar but different? My 2012 GSA (14000km)...

Similar but different?
My 2012 GSA (14000km) cranks over the first TDC stroke very slowly if the bike is cold. Battery is well charged and often gets a top up at night. I was wondering if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,391
Posted By NZRalphy
Save a bunch of time and go try the Rev'it gear

Save a bunch of time and go try the Rev'it gear
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By NZRalphy
Barkbusters with the Storm cover. Brilliant on my...

Barkbusters with the Storm cover. Brilliant on my old GS
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By NZRalphy
A few UK GS riders have had the same problem. I...

A few UK GS riders have had the same problem. I wonder if BMW NA will be interested?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,391
Posted By NZRalphy
Uneven rear brake pad wear - normally comes from...

Uneven rear brake pad wear - normally comes from tight calliper slide bushings.
Spoke tension - do they all sound/ring the same
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,931
Posted By NZRalphy
In the gravel wife holds onto me. On the road she...

In the gravel wife holds onto me. On the road she puts her hands on the side hold bar things. She is a brilliant pillion being nice and calm and only58kg

Gosh do we ride better and more connected...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By NZRalphy
I'd push hard for a better deal. Try getting a...

I'd push hard for a better deal. Try getting a free service for labour. Also when does the warrantee start or has it already lost a year?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By NZRalphy
I wonder if the 2014 GS has a fuel filter? .......

I wonder if the 2014 GS has a fuel filter? .... It could be blocked.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By NZRalphy
Remove the injector (a single torx bolt holds it...

Remove the injector (a single torx bolt holds it in) and crank the bike. It will spray fuel if the fuel system is working.

You will hear a fuel pump whirring when you turn the ignition on after it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By NZRalphy
Get some tools out and do the basics. Air Spark...

Get some tools out and do the basics. Air Spark Fuel. Check to see what one you don't have first.

Edit. Check battery voltage and try another battery. Car battery for a test.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,913
Posted By NZRalphy
A full GSA even with panniers is easy..... Put...

A full GSA even with panniers is easy..... Put ctr stand down, left hand on left grip, right hand on seat to ballance bike, stand on the ctr stand foot with all your weight (you are now off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 998
Posted By NZRalphy
Correct

Correct
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By NZRalphy
I know because I looked at my bike....clear scuff...

I know because I looked at my bike....clear scuff proof tape in three places.

You are welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,728
Posted By NZRalphy
Here you can see the twin quick release posts...

Here you can see the twin quick release posts that are used with the interior latches (?) from the above pic.


Does anyone have a link to where I can buy these QR Posts and the female partners?...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,806
Posted By NZRalphy
Ok I get your thinking it is always nice to have...

Ok I get your thinking it is always nice to have new, but back to basics and it is just another motorcycle.... what is wrong with an '08?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By NZRalphy
It is thick clear tape the stops the two parts...

It is thick clear tape the stops the two parts from contacting and rubbing them selfs away. Anything rubbery will do but best bet is a piece of MX scuff protector tape
Forum: Alaska 05-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By NZRalphy
Www.advcycleworks.com is the one you remember cos...

Www.advcycleworks.com is the one you remember cos that is the one I remember

Edit... Whythehelldoirememberthat!?...iliveinNewZealandforcristsake!...igottogetoutmore
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By NZRalphy
....and after you put it on the main stand wait...

....and after you put it on the main stand wait 10min for all the oil to settle from it weird hang-out places.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,966
Posted By NZRalphy
Oh FFS tell him to buy a car. One picture puts a...

Oh FFS tell him to buy a car. One picture puts a bloke off buying a bike???
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By NZRalphy
My GSA is the same and suffer it every morning....

My GSA is the same and suffer it every morning. I'm planning to get extra spot lights on anther switch pointing high and crossing each other. When/if I get around to it....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By NZRalphy
No need for names. But you are wrong. Going to...

No need for names. But you are wrong. Going to read the manual. Everyone go read the manual.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By NZRalphy
Flashing lights......ABS units need good voltage!...

Flashing lights......ABS units need good voltage! ..... Go check if your battery is properly connected.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7,217
Views: 1,371,217
Posted By NZRalphy
Please take them off and rattle can a little...

Please take them off and rattle can a little paint over them.
Forum: Photos 05-05-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8,560
Views: 8,477,726
Posted By NZRalphy
What.... She just stands there with your beer?...

What.... She just stands there with your beer? How cool is that!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By NZRalphy
Yup. Got to wait for it to stop blinking before...

Yup. Got to wait for it to stop blinking before moving.

Sorry to remind you..... Read the manual
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By NZRalphy
Shinko 705 Radial are brilliant on the road and...

Shinko 705 Radial are brilliant on the road and rather good traction on a gravel road
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By NZRalphy
Our car parts supplier 'Repco' has a motorcycle...

Our car parts supplier 'Repco' has a motorcycle tools board and thin spark plugs sockets are there!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By NZRalphy
Fuel gauge zero point calibrate?

Hi guys.

My 2012 GSA has done 90km after the fuel range went to 0km

Is there a way to calibrate the zero point?

Thanks ( oh and I have a GS911)
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 157,807
Posted By NZRalphy
I've used bottles that were 10years old and still...

I've used bottles that were 10years old and still worked! so long as it is still liquid and the bottle isn't all black and gooey (where the product leaches through the bottle) it seems to work fine
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By NZRalphy
Nope. You got ta go to BMW

Nope. You got ta go to BMW
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