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Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By FlyingKid
I just changed the bulb this afternoon and didn't...

I just changed the bulb this afternoon and didn't even think of starting it to "clear" the fault... I thought just changing the bulb and turning the ignition On would do the trick because that is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By FlyingKid
Haven't started the bike cause I thought that...

Haven't started the bike cause I thought that just turning the ignition On would be enough but I will definately try in the morning.

I rode with that same icon on the display when I was on my way...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By FlyingKid
Question 12GS Headlight problem... need help!

Just got the "Light Problem" icon on my display. It had the little forward arrow so I looked at my headlight and noticed that my low beam light wasn't working. Checked all the other light bulbs...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,522
Posted By FlyingKid
Not everybody was lucky enough to get the proper...

Not everybody was lucky enough to get the proper tool kit before they decided to be cheap and give the reduced version with the newer bikes...

:cry :cry :cry :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By FlyingKid
Had to move/loosen the oil cooler too when I...

Had to move/loosen the oil cooler too when I installed mine but went on well and tight. The Ty-wraps were long enough but could not believe that this was the way to make it hold in place?!?!:eek1
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,823
Posted By FlyingKid
One tire manufacturer (Dunlop) has...

One tire manufacturer (Dunlop) has recommendations for repairing a tire... can't copy the pdf file I have on this... Basically says that it should be repaired from the inside with a plug/patch...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By FlyingKid
I use Bel-Ray EXL 20-50 for the engine. Thats...

I use Bel-Ray EXL 20-50 for the engine. Thats what my dealer uses too...

JF
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,504
Posted By FlyingKid
Pissed Just bought one last week and put it on the bike...

Just bought one last week and put it on the bike right away... was just waiting for the snow to melt to take the bike out with the new filter on. I think I'll take it out and put it up for sale on...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By FlyingKid
Good bang with my fist on the back of the seat...

Good bang with my fist on the back of the seat does the trick everytime for me... different story when I want to put it back on somtimes! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
You can have it all... cause there is not much to...

You can have it all... cause there is not much to do with it out here on the eastern part of the island... thats unless you're into snowmobiling, or as they say it here "ski-dooing"! :rofl I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Could make it interesting with all the wind we...

Could make it interesting with all the wind we get out here... I'll keep that in mind.

Thanks!!

JF
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 06:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Thats the kind of stuff that prevents me from...

Thats the kind of stuff that prevents me from trying out new tires... and I'm not talking about my wife!!! :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 06:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Well, I agree with you that it is a brand new...

Well, I agree with you that it is a brand new tire and I understand fully the idea behind the new design...

That is why I wanted people to tell me if they had tried the NEW Karoo and not the OLD...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
I wish... thats 310$ CDN thats only 50$ CDN more...

I wish... thats 310$ CDN thats only 50$ CDN more than what they want for a rear TKC not installed or balanced!!!

Might stop in the States and get them there...

JF
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2006, 06:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Thanks guys!! Greatly appreciated! Looks...

Thanks guys!! Greatly appreciated!

Looks like I'll stick to my choice to go with the TKC for my all around trip.

Will probably have to get a rear tire to replace the OEM Dunlop 607 before I...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By FlyingKid
Look at this guy... will probably be getting one...

Look at this guy... will probably be getting one from him. He can get any Arai. I know that some guys are reluctant to buy from him cause they come from Japan directly and the sizes are supposedly...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By FlyingKid
Here is the back...

Here is the back...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By FlyingKid
Here is the front...

Here is the front...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 814
Posted By FlyingKid
Bought the whole Rukka kit last fall and love it....

Bought the whole Rukka kit last fall and love it. Have the inflatable vest as well as it is on the chilly side up here about 11 out of 12 months of the year!!

It is pricy and was wondering about...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By FlyingKid
Yes, Newfoundland... where everything is hard to...

Yes, Newfoundland... where everything is hard to come by... Nice place to ride though!! :clap

Was thinking of stoping at Max BMW on my way to Ontario in June to have the bike serviced and have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By FlyingKid
Just looking into that as well right now... will...

Just looking into that as well right now... will need to have my tires changed and balanced soon.

Not an easy task... half the places I've called said yes they could do it. None of them have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Eek Just found out that the OEM tire that comes...

Just found out that the OEM tire that comes standard on HP2 is the new Karoo T!!!

Anybody out there with an HP2 who can comment on those rubbers???

Don't think anybody has tried them on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Thats exactly what I was wondering... has anybody...

Thats exactly what I was wondering... has anybody tried the "new" one?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Eh? ***Bonebag... Thats what I thought too......

***Bonebag...

Thats what I thought too... about the spokes and tubes... That's why I'm a little confused about the need to run tubes on a spoked 12GS witht he TKC???

Does anybody run them with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Thumb Thanks so much for all the info guys!!! Very...

Thanks so much for all the info guys!!! Very much appreciated.

Wanted to go with the TKC before and think that I am definately convinced now!

Happy to know that they are good on all sorts of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,643
Posted By FlyingKid
Karoo T OR TKC 80

Will be putting new tires on the bike this year and want something more agressive in terms of dirt riding. Will be riding about 80% road/ 20% off. Don't like the 95/5's available out there for...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,313
Posted By FlyingKid
Another one of me and my beast at Cape Spear, NF,...

Another one of me and my beast at Cape Spear, NF, Canada. Most eastern point in North America.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,313
Posted By FlyingKid
Pic of the bike in front of the Cape Bonavista...

Pic of the bike in front of the Cape Bonavista Lighthouse in Newfoundland, Canada
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,198,313
Posted By FlyingKid
Here is mine...

Here is mine...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,594
Posted By FlyingKid
I know exactly what you guys mean... I thought I...

I know exactly what you guys mean... I thought I was the only one!!! First BMW for me but owned a Honda VTR 1000 before and the thins was as stable as can be, even above 240km/h. I know the 12GS is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,858
Posted By FlyingKid
Wolffy... I guess you'll have to get over...

Wolffy...

I guess you'll have to get over something...

Its not that we want a Gold Wing... Its just that we want a better 1200GS. I know Gold Wing owners that could make their own bike better...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,858
Posted By FlyingKid
Agree with a few previous post... -Lower...

Agree with a few previous post...

-Lower ratio on first gear
-7th gear or longer 6th for highway
-Bigger gas tank
-Bigger foot pegs
-Hate the signal switch arrangement

But you know what? I...
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