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Old 12-23-2012, 05:37 PM   #271
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No, I put in a new battery today on my GS.

However, since you asked, yes, it is entirely possible that the BMW battery only lasted 3 months. The factory battery does not have a good reputation!

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PS The battery in my bike was replaced 1 year ago.
I got it! Which one did you replace it with?
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:39 PM   #272
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I got it! Which one did you replace it with?
I installed this one: http://www.beemerboneyard.com/westco12v14b.html

It will be fine with your charger.

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Old 12-23-2012, 06:43 PM   #273
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Pure torture...all looks awesome..-30 here with windchill.

Love to see pic when all done.
I plan to photo document the entire process of the installs, and post them as a link in my sig... stay tuned...
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Old 12-23-2012, 07:14 PM   #274
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Jim......CONGRATS on the GS!

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Old 12-23-2012, 08:00 PM   #275
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:01 PM   #276
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Jim......CONGRATS on the GS!

Thanks! It is good to be back!

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Old 12-23-2012, 08:22 PM   #277
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I plan to photo document the entire process of the installs, and post them as a link in my sig... stay tuned...
I am in similar situation..beautiful loaded 2012 GSA Triple Black sitting at dealership waiting for ME
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:04 PM   #278
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went for a brisk ride.....cold for Southern California standards.....46 degrees up on HWY 2

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Old 12-24-2012, 01:33 AM   #279
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went for a brisk ride.....cold for Southern California standards.....46 degrees up on HWY 2

This setting looks very familiar, isn't there a picnic table at this location? Coming off this spot onto the road, turning right there is some gravel and the roads circles downward?

No, I just checked my picture galaxy, the spot I am referring to has a rope fence around the place.
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Old 12-24-2012, 05:50 AM   #280
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Hiyas, Montauk....that was taken in a "turnout" in an area referred to as "The Steps" on the Angeles Crest HWY. I was headed north on the road, the turnout was on the right and the view is of the San Gabriels. There are ranger stations and campgrounds/picnic areas along HWY 2 but this was not one of those.
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Old 12-24-2012, 05:54 AM   #281
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Hiyas, Montauk....that was taken in a "turnout" in an area referred to as "The Steps" on the Angeles Crest HWY. I was headed north on the road, the turnout was on the right and the view is of the San Gabriels. There are ranger stations and campgrounds/picnic areas along HWY 2 but this was not one of those.
Hey, that leather bag looks good on your bike, and is great in a fair weather state like California...
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:13 PM   #282
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:27 PM   #283
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I installed this one: http://www.beemerboneyard.com/westco12v14b.html

It will be fine with your charger.

Jim
Drop in or were bracket mods required? My GS battery is 6-months old and already on it's way out.
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:53 AM   #284
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:00 PM   #285
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Drop in or were bracket mods required? My GS battery is 6-months old and already on it's way out.
Total drop in.

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