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Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By JM
Isn't the valve stem hole in the rim larger for...

Isn't the valve stem hole in the rim larger for the tpms equipped bikes?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By JM
There are a lot of excellent lighting options out...

There are a lot of excellent lighting options out there as previous posters have mentioned. Give the folks at Baja Designs a call and see what they can do for you. They design light systems for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 931,384
Posted By JM
Offer them 15K and see if they deal. I really...

Offer them 15K and see if they deal. I really like my '13 ADV. Buy it if you can. You can't go wrong with the last of the oily camheads.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,447
Posted By JM
When these threads pop up the first question that...

When these threads pop up the first question that pops into my mind is what are you trying to gain by the change? Take a good hard look at the data and see if your proposed new exhaust will...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,166
Posted By JM
One of the best replies I've seen! I'll add...

One of the best replies I've seen!

I'll add that to the list of reasons why I bought a '13 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By JM
Wicked No Pics = Never Happened

No Pics = Never Happened
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By JM
I installed the 41L tank on my 1150GSA. It was a...

I installed the 41L tank on my 1150GSA. It was a pretty simple install. I had to make a few mods to the fuel pump/float assembly. On the 1150 you need to change the length of the float arm to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By JM
The headlight bulbs are a standard and common...

The headlight bulbs are a standard and common bulb. They are also fairly easy to get to as long as you have the forks turned the right way to snake your hend up from below and to the side. I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By JM
yep!

yep!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By JM
I've had a few experienced and trustworthy...

I've had a few experienced and trustworthy trained BMW techs tell me that is the best way to break in a new bike. Riding it like it was stolen is their preferred break in procedure.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By JM
Just curious here, how many demo miles are on the...

Just curious here, how many demo miles are on the bike. I've got a '13 GSA 90th myself and and a very happy owner. I had the choice between a tripple black and the 90th.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By JM
Last I heard the BMW locks were hard to get. ...

Last I heard the BMW locks were hard to get. Maybe the OP is looking for a substitute instead of waiting for the over priced out of stock BMW locks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,952
Posted By JM
Since you are in Kansas I'll assume you have a...

Since you are in Kansas I'll assume you have a straight line slab in front of you for those 250 miles. Unless you have cords showing now I'd probably push on to the BMW dealer. Keep the speed down...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By JM
Is it a heat related failure?

Is it a heat related failure?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,497
Posted By JM
Do you have a plan in place to get the bike to...

Do you have a plan in place to get the bike to the dealer first thing Tuesday? Let them know about your Alaska trip and they should get your bike into their repair schedule and get it fixed for you....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,497
Posted By JM
Yep. You are "BONED". Contact the dealer...

Yep. You are "BONED".

Contact the dealer first thing Tuesday morning to confirm your "BONED" status.:grim
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By JM
I've always wondered what the bike would feel...

I've always wondered what the bike would feel like having a blow out at that kind of speed. Glad to hear you kept it under control.

As a side note I have experienced a front blow out driving a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By JM
You would probably need to weigh just the rims...

You would probably need to weigh just the rims without spokes, hubs, brakes and ABS stuff to see if there is any difference.

Can you see any difference in the profile of the '13 - '14 rims? Some...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,134
Posted By JM
WOW... 36psi and you took out a front...

WOW...

36psi and you took out a front wheel on a pot hole? How deep was the pothole and how fast were you going?

Sure hope my '13 GSA wheels are stronger than that. I wonder if a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,991
Posted By JM
Being a little curious I just weighed a shot...

Being a little curious I just weighed a shot glass full of Elite Force 2700 Premium 6mm BB's 0.25g (Airsoft competition). They weighed 2 3/8 oz.

I mounted a front TKC-80 on my '13 GSA yesterday...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,819
Posted By JM
Roger thanks for taking the time to answer my non...

Roger thanks for taking the time to answer my non vendor question on a vendor forum.

4% richer is the answer I was looking for. Even though it was running 4% richer I got 2-2.5 MPG better fuel...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,819
Posted By JM
Roger In another post you mentioned the...

Roger

In another post you mentioned the difference between real gas and ethanol laced gas. How does the bike brain compensate for the difference? What changes does it make and how long does...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By JM
Give your dealer a call and ask. I'll bet after...

Give your dealer a call and ask. I'll bet after they keep the bike overnight to simulate the issue you will get a "they all do that response".

If you complain about an unusual sound and take...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,498
Posted By JM
Bubble Boxers have allergy related ESA issues?...

Bubble Boxers have allergy related ESA issues? That's a new one. :poser
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,991
Posted By JM
Another advantage is as the tires wear the Dyna...

Another advantage is as the tires wear the Dyna Beads keep the tire balanced.

Yea I know VegasGSA, I should use the term airsoft pellets since that's what you used on my K60 rear tire.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By JM
What do you mean you say slaved to the high beam?...

What do you mean you say slaved to the high beam? Are the piaa lights pig tailed in to the existing circuit for their power or are they triggered from the high beam circuit to activate an additional...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,032
Posted By JM
My '13 GSA BMW panniers stay dry when I ride in...

My '13 GSA BMW panniers stay dry when I ride in the rain.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,675
Posted By JM
Throw money a tit? I usually do the opposite....

Throw money a tit? I usually do the opposite. Throw a tit money. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 931,384
Posted By JM
I have to question the reliability factor given...

I have to question the reliability factor given all the moving parts of the hour glass system. Is there going to be a sundial mounting option?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,991
Posted By JM
BestRest Dyan Beads can be installed through the...

BestRest Dyan Beads can be installed through the valve stem. Not quite as "wuick" as airsoft pellets added during install but just as easy and foolproof.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,759
Posted By JM
Well played! Everybody likes a happy ending. ...

Well played! Everybody likes a happy ending.

On top of a solution where everyone walks away happy you have established a working relationship with your dealer. They will know you as one of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,925
Posted By JM
More horsepower equals more heat. I wonder what...

More horsepower equals more heat. I wonder what people will notice when BMW figures out a way to bump the HP up to 150? It's gotta happen for BMW to stay competitive in a world where people who buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By JM
Aftera few well earned scars on the crash bors on...

Aftera few well earned scars on the crash bors on my '03 GSA I had the stock crash bars powder coated 60% gloss black. It was a good look but you could get by with a good quality rattle can paint...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,421
Posted By JM
When the canbus deactivates the power outlet...

When the canbus deactivates the power outlet after 1 minute the circuit to the battery is removed. Your charger can't push juice back to the battery through a circuit that is no longer connected to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-14-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By JM
Just an fyi......you will have more luck asking...

Just an fyi......you will have more luck asking 800GS questions on the 800GS forum instead of the Boxer GS forum. They live next door.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By JM
I put one of those single helmet locks on my '13...

I put one of those single helmet locks on my '13 oily camhead GSA. They are kind of a pain to use.

I've been thinking about getting one of the dual helmet lock systems that mount on the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By JM
If I'm looking at the broken part correctly it...

If I'm looking at the broken part correctly it looks like part number 1 and 2 are both toast. My vote would be to junk the worthless stock light and go aftermarket. Mount the aftermarket lights...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,844
Posted By JM
Are all dealers that bad? No

Are all dealers that bad?

No
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,465
Posted By JM
I still can't decide if I like the color or not...

I still can't decide if I like the color or not but having everything the same color does tame the spork quite a bit.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,762
Posted By JM
You have correctly identified the proper way to...

You have correctly identified the proper way to deal with ADV. Well done.

I'm in the rarely wax camp myself. Not because I don't appreciate keeping things nice and running properly.

I'm not...
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