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Forum: Equipment 05-17-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,878
Posted By Dirt Devil
Radar Dectors What's the best... and where to mount one on a 1200gs and on a 1150 rt?

Long trip planned on unfamiliar small town country roads. Thanks, Dirt Devil.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By Dirt Devil
ESA Shock Protection

ESA rear shock protection questions...
I have a new '09 GS with ESA. The rear shock has an existing protective partial cover yet I am wondering whether any or rather which of the rear splash guards...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 174,923
Posted By Dirt Devil
ESA rear shock protection questions...

I have a new '09 GS with ESA. The rear shock has an existing protective partial cover yet I am wondering whether any or rather which of the rear splash guards would give the best protection to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,384
Posted By Dirt Devil
Good information from Marco Polo...thanks

Someone hopefully will consolidate all the pertinent warning signs.
I.E. 1mm play at the wheel etc., check the magnetic pickup, the twelve and six and three and nine oclock wiggle or wobble-what...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,384
Posted By Dirt Devil
I agree with Wallowa, but jees...

We as informed riders can only do so much. Structural problems with bearings for example are not anything that we can fix.
The discussion should go on among those of us that have the problems and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,384
Posted By Dirt Devil
Where are the sources for repair manuals and a note to BMWNA...

Other than Jim's excellent DVD. There seems to be no repair manuals out there. Dealers microfische aren't much to work from when trying to understand other riders theories and personal experiences......
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,384
Posted By Dirt Devil
What tools do I or the dealer need to remove and replace the Final Drive Seal?

Though I will proly leave this repair to the Dealer for obvious reasons, it could happen again on the road and out of warantee. Currently the nearest dealer with BMW techs on staff is 360 miles and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,384
Posted By Dirt Devil
Failing Final drive Seal Response...

Thanks for the responses.
I can only assume that the seal is an external replacement underneith the black ring that then must be pried off? I just reviewed Jim's excellent video (though it plays...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,384
Posted By Dirt Devil
Another Final Drive trying to self destruct...

I have road dust accumulating on the light oil film seeping out past the seal on the right side. Another advantage to riding dirt. Took a pic but proly won't make it over the mountains to the shop in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Dirt Devil
Yep, that is the guy. First of all, I can't...

Yep, that is the guy.
First of all, I can't rave enough about Woody and his work. What he did for me was realitively straight forward. Jees, he has some exotic, sophisicated, light weight hub...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Dirt Devil
Tire Pressures on and off road for the TKC 80's. And what about speeds...

Just picked up my new set of rims and tires from Woody who reworked them . Needless to say they were out of spec in all directions with a few other issues (Boo to BMW). The guy is a pro. Though the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,524
Posted By Dirt Devil
GS Tire Changing...

Hope to get a lot of response on this topic.
I soon will a second set of rims which will be spoked and I will be mounting Conti's on them. I had to do a field tire repair/replace once and it was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,524
Posted By Dirt Devil
GS Tire Changing...

Hope to get a lot of response on this topic.
I soon will a second set of rims which will be spoked and I will be mounting Conti's on them. I had to do a field tire repair/replace once and it was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By Dirt Devil
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By Dirt Devil
Advice on offroad wheel set etc for my r1200gs

Love it. I am riding it pretty hard on the asphalt with the Tourance and the Anakee's (sp?), but I am only getting 4200 mi+ per rear wheel while being anal with the tire pressure. I am riding with ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Dirt Devil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dirt Devil
OK, it is TKC's but wha...

Like I mentioned I am new to the dirt and TKC's are an unknown brand.
Thanks, Dirt Devil.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By Dirt Devil
Advice on tires for the r1200GS

So what are the knobs of choice that I should mount as my Tourance tires loose their remaining treads. I'm a new GS and 450 KTM dirter. I will be on the pavement/fireroads 60/40.
Thanks, Dirt Devil
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