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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By schlim66
A friend just did this and got everything needed...

A friend just did this and got everything needed from Beemer Boneyard for just under $500

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By schlim66
Did it look like this? ...

Did it look like this?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-EfrqzX3bZIE/VNQKIbs9HjI/AAAAAAAAAyA/UcwAUE2UGT4/s400/IMG_1253.jpg

I have an extra if you need one.

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By schlim66
Very simple except for the wire to the throttle...

Very simple except for the wire to the throttle body servo that I had to extend about 6 inches, I think it would be the correct length for a GS and slightly short for my GSA. It would all depend on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By schlim66
Covered under warranty? Schlim66

Covered under warranty?

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By schlim66
I got the BMW Akra version of the slip-on when I...

I got the BMW Akra version of the slip-on when I got my 2015 GSA. The first thing I did was to remove those tiny little baffles/restrictors, it made the sound a bit deeper and louder but not LEO...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,307
Posted By schlim66
Reposted from another thread: ...

Reposted from another thread:




Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By schlim66
Not true, while moving you have to release the...

Not true, while moving you have to release the throttle and pull the clutch in (sometimes twice) and it will change ride modes.

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,701
Posted By schlim66
The current weights are listed in the owners...

The current weights are listed in the owners manual:


2015 GS 238 kg (525 lbs) with fuel tank 90% full
2015 GSA 260 kg (573 lbs) with fuel tank 90% full


Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By schlim66
MotoBatt works for me. ...

MotoBatt works for me.

http://www.motobatt.com/index.php?route=common/home

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By schlim66
This: ...

This:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-8FfMqP2KIeE/VTTR1zlpmNI/AAAAAAAABIY/E-6VxeaIJ_I/s640/IMG_1402.JPG

Plus this:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,758
Posted By schlim66
:D The spacer is on the left side (sitting...

:D

The spacer is on the left side (sitting on the bike), it looks more like a bushing that fits in the bearing seal than a spacer, it's just a thin little thing. For lubing the axle, I use a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By schlim66
Thanks for the reassurance, I'm sure they will do...

Thanks for the reassurance, I'm sure they will do fine. But what I'm looking for is first hand experiences in the differences of feel on road, not generalities.


Lol, I can go through a set of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By schlim66
150/70 & 110/80 on WC GS Impressions

Anybody used the "old" GS size tires on the WC's? I have some left due to being a tire whore and am wondering what the difference in feel is. I know they fit according to the tire manufacturers...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By schlim66
***found***

***found***
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,982
Posted By schlim66
Have you put those headers on yet? Pics? Vid for...

Have you put those headers on yet? Pics? Vid for sound?

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,982
Posted By schlim66
Thanks, I think so too! Schlim66

Thanks, I think so too!

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,982
Posted By schlim66
Is that header the Titanium or Stainless? I can't...

Is that header the Titanium or Stainless? I can't wait to see some pics of it on the bike and maybe a vid so we can hear the sound :-)

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 409,694
Posted By schlim66
+1, inquiring minds want to know! Schlim66

+1, inquiring minds want to know!

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,518
Posted By schlim66
I just traded in my '11 GSA on a '15. I think...

I just traded in my '11 GSA on a '15. I think this is gonna end up being my fav after my '08 had that honor. It's just better in almost every respect. The only gripe I have is it sits an inch lower...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,358
Posted By schlim66
You might want to check the wheel bolts, I...

You might want to check the wheel bolts, I believe the cast and spoke wheels use different lengths.

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 10-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 675,617
Posted By schlim66
Welcome to the asylum! Schlim66

Welcome to the asylum!

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,885
Posted By schlim66
I've been doing that on the last 8 BMW's I've...

I've been doing that on the last 8 BMW's I've owned. I think it's the safest way to park a bike, period!
3 R1200GS's
2 HP2's
2 S1000's
G650X

Never had a problem with any of them.

Cheers,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By schlim66
Probably not going to loosen the core but may be...

Probably not going to loosen the core but may be the cause of the cracks in the outer rubber stem.

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 09-03-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Yes, you need to set the preload. Damping is...

Yes, you need to set the preload. Damping is controlled through the bikes DDC modes which you change using the bar switch. You can choose to have Soft, Normal and Hard settings for each riding mode...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,287
Posted By schlim66
The seat height also changes according to what...

The seat height also changes according to what pre-load settings the ESA is in, check to make sure both bikes are set the same. I had an '08 and now an '11, I set both bikes to its highest pre-load...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-06-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Read this thread on another forum: ...

Read this thread on another forum:
http://www.s1000r.co.uk/index.php/topic,366.0.html
Especially the posts by Lowrance (member here also), he's a big boy himself and has reworked his suspension to...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-04-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
How "light" are we talking here? ...

How "light" are we talking here?

Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 07-28-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
I'm 6'6" with a 36" inseam and I'm 53 yrs old. I...

I'm 6'6" with a 36" inseam and I'm 53 yrs old. I got the Comfort seat and Attack Rear-sets with the pegs about 1" straight back from stock. I didn't feel the need to go lower on the pegs, just back....
Forum: Road Warriors 07-17-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
When I switched my traded in RR to my new R, my...

When I switched my traded in RR to my new R, my insurance went down almost $500

Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 07-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Define "Soul" in regards to bikes? No, it does...

Define "Soul" in regards to bikes?
No, it does not have the 100 foot pound torque rush of the 1290r, nor does it have the exhaust notes of the Tuono's V4. But what it has all works exceptionally...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-05-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Thank God, I was confused, lol !!! ...

Thank God, I was confused, lol !!!


Actually I was just enjoying the perfect fueling on this bike and short shifted to 6th to see how it would feel at low revs.

Cheers
Forum: Road Warriors 07-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Leaning into the wind with the stock windscreen...

Leaning into the wind with the stock windscreen is fairly pleasant at 75-80 on the slab, almost a neutral feeling. I'm pretty tall and early 50's, so YMMV.




In 6th gear at about 50 mph, just...
Forum: Road Warriors 07-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
It's good, not quite like my GS, but I can ride...

It's good, not quite like my GS, but I can ride it all day without feeling cramped.

Cheers
Forum: Road Warriors 07-02-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Any rear sets from the RR will fit. I'm 6'6" and...

Any rear sets from the RR will fit. I'm 6'6" and I have Attack rear sets off my traded in RR. With the rear sets and the Comfort seat, it's way more comfortable than my RR was.

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,251
Posted By schlim66
You have to be at a full stop, pre-load won't...

You have to be at a full stop, pre-load won't change when moving.

Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 06-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Look at Rox risers. Cheers, Schlim66

Look at Rox risers.

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Not me but from another forum: ...

Not me but from another forum:

http://youtu.be/XDXRDCoABS0

http://youtu.be/6Lxx_mAcRww

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Lol, right! It won't do you any good, you'll just...

Lol, right! It won't do you any good, you'll just have to come back with it later.

Cheers,
Schlim66
Forum: Road Warriors 06-23-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 952
Views: 193,520
Posted By schlim66
Lol, +1 If you can hear the chain while riding...

Lol, +1
If you can hear the chain while riding any bike, you're probably not gonna ride the S1000R the way it's supposed to be ridden.

Schlim66
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,264
Posted By schlim66
Your exhaust valve (flapper) has two cables...

Your exhaust valve (flapper) has two cables attached to it, one opens and one closes. There is also a spring that keeps pressure on the flapper to keep it open. The default (engine off) setting is...
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