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Old 09-23-2013, 06:01 AM   #1
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noob observations & questions

Ok.
Just brought home a 2007 GSA. Setting it up to work for me. Read the "100 questions" thread.
Observations.
1. I've seen other GSAs with adjustable height seat bars. Mine has a single location f & r bar on its custom seat. Year issue or custom seat feature?
2. What is with the auxiliary light switch on the bars? I understand mid 07 went to the backside of the left control. Anybody else move this?
More coming as I think of them. Thanks.

3. Factory BMW plug is CANBUS. What are the troubleshooting procedures, as mine is DOA.

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Old 09-23-2013, 07:18 AM   #2
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Custom seat

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? Yes...for '08 it's on the left switch gear...has anyone swapped '08 switchgear for '07? Probably...
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:38 AM   #3
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Thanks. Picture

And what happened to JVB's post? It was here an hour ago!
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:45 AM   #4
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If the seat pan is from a BMW low seat, it isn't adjustable.
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If the seat pan is from a BMW low seat, it isn't adjustable.
I think that is the answer.
Seller stated the seat pan was BMW and the PO recovered what must be a low seat. I thought the seat bars were full length (per the owner's manual), but it must be a low seat difference.

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You have two threads going..

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Well that explains it.the joy of mobile computers...
And should be fixed now!
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Old 09-23-2013, 06:55 PM   #8
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Now looking for BMW plug help. Edited OP.
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:12 AM   #9
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Ok.
Just brought home a 2007 GSA. Setting it up to work for me. Read the "100 questions" thread.
Observations.
1. I've seen other GSAs with adjustable height seat bars. Mine has a single location f & r bar on its custom seat. Year issue or custom seat feature?
2. What is with the auxiliary light switch on the bars? I understand mid 07 went to the backside of the left control. Anybody else move this?
More coming as I think of them. Thanks.

3. Factory BMW plug is CANBUS. What are the troubleshooting procedures, as mine is DOA.
Just get a Powerlet harness and wire directly to the battery. 15 amp capacity vs. 5 amps with CANBUS.

Here's a 36" version:
http://www.powerlet.com/product/bmw-...harness-36/202

Read this as well:
http://www.powerlet.com/learningCenter/iCan
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Old 09-24-2013, 06:52 PM   #10
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Thanks. Will bypass the 5a CanBus wiring and replace the plastic socket.
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Install CenTech under seat..wire Powerlets to that...Depending on how you set up Fuse block..you can trigger it off the key..so it can't drain your battery if you leave something on..

My $.02..

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Old 09-26-2013, 04:32 PM   #12
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Install CenTech under seat
Also worth considering is the Twisted Throttle PowerHub2

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/power...or-motorcycles

(I'm not connected to TT in any way, except for having bought the PowerHub (1) only month ago )
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