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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:12 AM
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Posted By hammick
Let's see you farkles or bikes you got for X-mas

Post up your photos. Hopefully I'll get some later today.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By hammick
Looks for bikes owned privately. Many people do...

Looks for bikes owned privately. Many people do their own maintenance and document it. This time of year, if you look hard enough and are willing to travel or fly to get the bike, you should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
Man I wouldn't use paper towels on my matte...

Man I wouldn't use paper towels on my matte paint. That stuff scratches a lot easier than the regular clear coat and you can't buff out the scratches without shining the paint.
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,629
Posted By hammick
Beautiful story and peace to you, your family,...

Beautiful story and peace to you, your family, Andy and his departed wife.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By hammick
I haven't had a top box on my last few GSA/GS...

I haven't had a top box on my last few GSA/GS bikes. I find with the top loading side cases that they are just as convenient for accessing stuff quickly. Plus for very long trips I can pack much...
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 215,453
Posted By hammick
Lots of room under the front side covers.

Lots of room under the front side covers.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By hammick
True for the GSW. GSAW wasn't until '14

True for the GSW. GSAW wasn't until '14
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,641
Posted By hammick
Rent one for the weekend and there is a good...

Rent one for the weekend and there is a good chance she won't want to buy one come Sunday.

My desire for a Harley lasted three three months. Luckily I bought used.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By hammick
The '13 GSA is the camhead. Same side.

The '13 GSA is the camhead. Same side.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By hammick
Dumb ass it will cost you mega bucks and you...

Dumb ass it will cost you mega bucks and you won't be able to mount bags. I think you should do it though.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,368
Views: 290,053
Posted By hammick
As part of BMW's shameless software optioning you...

As part of BMW's shameless software optioning you would need the "Onboard Computer Pro" option which can only be had with the touring package or premium package. On my 2013 GSW it was available as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
The wetheads all have synthetic from the factory....

The wetheads all have synthetic from the factory. They don't eat a drop of oil.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By hammick
Yeah especially if I f it up putting it on. ...

Yeah especially if I f it up putting it on.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,172
Posted By hammick
My friend has successfully retrofitted TPM on his...

My friend has successfully retrofitted TPM on his '14 GSAW. Dealer has some issues at first but now it is working.
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By hammick
This is the bike. ...

This is the bike.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-36NnM98iuuk/VJdNUc6nXDI/AAAAAAAACdk/NMB-4tlLuzA/w400-h300-no/25128_2010-bmw-r-1200-rt.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By hammick
R1200RT bag decals: under or over clear coat?

I'm potentially purchasing a 2010 R1200RT in the titanium silver/thunder gray color. This bike has striped decals on the fairings and bags. I will need to have one of the bags re-painted. Are the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By hammick
This should answer you question although it...

This should answer you question although it doesn't give a max amp rating for the lead. I'm assuming the cover on the fuse states the max rating.

I spoke with Gerbings a couple weeks ago about...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By hammick
I'm just going by the 10a fuse that come in the...

I'm just going by the 10a fuse that come in the lead with a heated jacket. They are rated to run jackets and pants together. Maybe I am wrong on this but 10a is what I recall. Let other inmates...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
Yes the Matte blue looks great but it will...

Yes the Matte blue looks great but it will scratch and you can't buff it out. I hope this matte fad ends in the near future. I plasti-dipped the tank cover on my GSAW black. Looks good. The next...
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,354
Posted By hammick
Not running but the ignition needs to be on.

Not running but the ignition needs to be on.
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,214
Posted By hammick
That is my one of my favorite things about the...

That is my one of my favorite things about the CC. Hit a small town on the highway and set the cruise for the speed. The coppers are often trolling for a worm. That in addition to interstate.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,322
Posted By hammick
Mystery solved. I rarely use Dynamic and unless...

Mystery solved. I rarely use Dynamic and unless you have it you would never even want it. Road mode does just fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By hammick
I had an '07 GSA that was trouble free except for...

I had an '07 GSA that was trouble free except for about six or seven fuel strips under warranty. '09 GSA that was trouble free except for air in the clutch (TSB on slave cylinder) during a trip to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,785
Posted By hammick
I'd hit that. Whoops wrong thread :rofl

I'd hit that. Whoops wrong thread :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,322
Posted By hammick
If you have the Ride Mode Pro option you have...

If you have the Ride Mode Pro option you have dynamic mode. Check your order sheet. If you have this you need to install the plug into the harness. The plug is located in a slot under the driver's...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
Remember you are getting TPM for that price as...

Remember you are getting TPM for that price as well. If you don't use the quickshifter you would never know it is there. Clutch shifts and downshifts are the same as without.

After ordering the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,122
Posted By hammick
I am shocked it is legal in California. The...

I am shocked it is legal in California. The state of regulation and safety.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,122
Posted By hammick
Like I said educate me. What are the max speeds...

Like I said educate me. What are the max speeds when lane splitting?

I'm pretty sure it wouldn't work here in Kansas City without a lot of statistics initially. Plus people from the Midwest...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,322
Posted By hammick
You will get used to the throttle by wire in no...

You will get used to the throttle by wire in no time. In the early miles on my '13 GS I remember an episode where I was turning right onto a road from a complete stop. Took my left hand off the bar...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
I like the TPM and I've had it on numerous bikes....

I like the TPM and I've had it on numerous bikes. But I change my own tires so am extra careful.

Even with the chrome exhaust the pipes go brown. Blue/brown with the chrome. It's like the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
It's about time JVB got his bike. It won't be...

It's about time JVB got his bike. It won't be long before we are ripping off his brilliant farkles. Many of them costing nothing more than pennies.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By hammick
Make sure you bike has the Chrome exhaust option....

Make sure you bike has the Chrome exhaust option. I think it is $150. For whatever reason a premium package bike does not come with chrome exhaust unless that option is selected separately. That...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,122
Posted By hammick
My main worry would be the cars I'm splitting. ...

My main worry would be the cars I'm splitting. Way too much texting and other crap going on in the cars for me to have a comfort level.

Plus in the Midwest, (at least outside any big cities)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,122
Posted By hammick
Just my opinion so don't flame me but I think...

Just my opinion so don't flame me but I think lane splitting is one of dumbest things anyone can do on a motorcycle. I'm shocked it is legal anywhere, especially California.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,785
Posted By hammick
That's going to hurt when his frame breaks.

That's going to hurt when his frame breaks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,322
Posted By hammick
Yes ABS can be a life saver even on gravel or...

Yes ABS can be a life saver even on gravel or dirt. Years ago my wife and I were on my '07 F650GS (single) in Pagosa Springs on an early evening wildlife viewing ride. My dumbass had us riding in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By hammick
Yes on the GPS and radar on same circuit. 10...

Yes on the GPS and radar on same circuit.

10 amp is all you need for heated clothing circuit.

I'll leave it to the pros to answer gauge for heated clothing but you need at least same gauge as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,322
Posted By hammick
Doesn't the S1000R have linked brakes and it sets...

Doesn't the S1000R have linked brakes and it sets the bar for track bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,214
Posted By hammick
Yep. Looks like BMW is putting cruise on all...

Yep. Looks like BMW is putting cruise on all it's ride by wire bikes. Even the '15 S1000RR is getting cruise.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By hammick
Call your dealer and ask them to look it up. It...

Call your dealer and ask them to look it up. It was a $150 ala carte option in the states. Was not part of a package.
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