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Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By drussdog
yes but a pain that may stop you from doing it...

yes but a pain that may stop you from doing it and hence riding.

I decided to pick up a set of second hand wheels and now the job is done in a few minutes with no stress, soap, sun, swearing etc...
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By drussdog
Let me know when you plan on going and i will see...

Let me know when you plan on going and i will see if i can make it along.:D
Forum: Australia 05-10-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By drussdog
Yes, bike booked in for full knobs rather than...

Yes, bike booked in for full knobs rather than the dual purpose tires.

Looking forward to it, i am sure the big bike can do more than i have pushed it so far. My only issue so far has been...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By drussdog
BMW off road course?

Anyone here signed up for the course on the weekend of June 20? at Dargle, Sydney.

Interested about what other's experiences have been on these courses as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,578
Posted By drussdog
Yup, got my letter, and i didn't know about the...

Yup, got my letter, and i didn't know about the fuel pump issues? what is the problem?:ear

Also i have not heard if they are replacing the fuel strip here is AUS like they have in the US?

Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By drussdog
I have the same bike and in my experience it...

I have the same bike and in my experience it makes a big difference so it sounds like you didn't have it locked in to start with it may not have activated correctly. Not 100% sure but i have found...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By drussdog
Barkbusters, dropped bike 10 plus times, 3 trees...

Barkbusters, dropped bike 10 plus times, 3 trees and the side of my house later they are scratched but that's it. How many levers and hands they have saved?

Ps i ride my bike off road on some...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, Yeah high speed will be more on the...

Thanks,

Yeah high speed will be more on the road tires for sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,497
Posted By drussdog
I had the same problem, checked everything and...

I had the same problem, checked everything and removed some fluid as well.


sadly its the clutch so next service it comes out. Good luck with your however.

So far it's not getting worst and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By drussdog
Question tire sensors in which rims?

G'day,

Just bought a second set of wheels for my bike so i can quickly swap over from knobbies to road tires. Yah

However i only have one set of tire senors and i wondering which set i should...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By drussdog
If you head south there are any number of good...

If you head south there are any number of good spots along the coast and inland a bit. Not sure if that is further than you like. I take it you free camp?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By drussdog
GSA, i have 45k on it, bought it 6 months ago...

GSA, i have 45k on it, bought it 6 months ago with the problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By drussdog
Pissed Same problem here with my 2010, but BMW aussie...

Same problem here with my 2010, but BMW aussie land does not replace the unit.

So i either have to try one of these DIY repairs or pay $300 to have it fixed.

Typical of companies in our market,
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By drussdog
Question replacement spotties 2010

G'day,

Both of my spotties are cracked and my repairs are now looking too ugly. So i am looking to replace them with some LED models which are tough enough to handle off road riding, doesn't need...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By drussdog
Thanks guys, I have had a look and it does...

Thanks guys,

I have had a look and it does look a bit like some oil, can't see where it is coming from. I guess you find that when you take it all apart.

Looked at the breather hose, looked...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By drussdog
I am happy to do maintenance and most jobs but...

I am happy to do maintenance and most jobs but splitting the bike in two with all the wiring involved etc is a job that i fear is beyond me without the prospects of a lots of stress, swearing and bad...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, i have had it serviced at BMW and they...

Thanks, i have had it serviced at BMW and they say its a oil leak. Hence the big buck repair bill.

If it stays like it is i could live with it for while. Hope it does not get worst.
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By drussdog
Question Clutch problem? oil getting in.

G'day

I have a 2010 1200gsa with 45,000km on it and the clutch is slipping in the top gears under heavy acceleration. (not all the time and i can go hard in the lower gears, normal riding is ok)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By drussdog
Yeah, it was hard to tell but i think it is a oil...

Yeah, it was hard to tell but i think it is a oil leak. This is my first BMW so my learning curve has been quick.

I probably can do the job myself but with very little time with BMW's i would...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By drussdog
Question clutch questions 2010 gsa

G'day

I have a 2010 1200gsa with 45,000km on it and the clutch is slipping in the top gears under heavy acceleration. (not all the time and i can go hard in the lower gears, normal riding is ok)...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By drussdog
Can't help but i need to do this soon as well so...

Can't help but i need to do this soon as well so i will watch how you go. :lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,643
Posted By drussdog
I have used my airhawk for 3 years now, just the...

I have used my airhawk for 3 years now, just the little one as i got it when i had a DR650. The trick i agree is to have as little air in it as possible. Just keep letting a bit out until you hit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,117
Posted By drussdog
Thumb Thanks dude for that, I have sent this...

Thanks dude for that,

I have sent this letter to BMW Aus as i have the same problem but it is yet to be addressed by BMW here. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,117
Posted By drussdog
Any chance anyone could post up a picture of said...

Any chance anyone could post up a picture of said letter, names etc removed. I am in Aus and the BMW are yet to issue the same. i want to show it to the local dealers here to try and speed up the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Ok, Sorry busy at work so hard to take it...

Ok,

Sorry busy at work so hard to take it out and test at speed.

Took some fluid out and sadly i had the problem again, in top gear at speed the clutch slipped under hard acceleration.

I...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By drussdog
That maybe it. I spoke to my dealer in the...

That maybe it.

I spoke to my dealer in the gong and they didn't know anything about it but will look into it for me. Hopefully they give a positive answer.

However if it is good enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By drussdog
I have recently picked up my first GS as well. ...

I have recently picked up my first GS as well.

So congratualtions to us both:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for all the feedback. The lever has...

Thanks for all the feedback.

The lever has full movement and the play in the clutch seems ok but i am new to the bike and BMWs so it may be a bit off but i have nothing to compare it with.
...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By drussdog
I have sent them a email with the code etc, ...

I have sent them a email with the code etc,

awaiting a response. Only been 1/2 a day to be fair.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Will do, thanks. Ps i have by best people...

Will do, thanks.

Ps i have by best people working on the scantly clad women right now too.
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By drussdog
Question Aus BMW GS warranty extension

Hi,

I need my fuel strip replaced in my 2010 gsa 1200 and just found this about them in the usa.

Warranty Coverage Extension
16 002 14 (017)
12 years

Basically they are a bad design so...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, I will check those things tonight, ...

Thanks,

I will check those things tonight,

I have only had the bike for 400km so i am not sure how it was used.


Ha, i have workshop and tools but i am better at cars than bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,117
Posted By drussdog
Question Anyone know if this is also the case in...

Anyone know if this is also the case in Australia?

Just booked my bike in for this job in 2 weeks.

2010 gsa 1200
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,547
Posted By drussdog
i have just had the same issue and a new battery...

i have just had the same issue and a new battery fixed it up.

I though the delay was normal, but new battery caught me by surprise. May be a different issue but it sounds the same. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Thumb 45,000 km

45,000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Sorry guys, 2010 1200gs adv 45kms. I...

Sorry guys,

2010 1200gs adv 45kms.

I know that's early for a clutch. I was thinking oil too but does that mean i still need to replace? Or can i do something else?

As for doing it myself....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,203
Posted By drussdog
Question Clutch just starting to slip?

Hi Guys,

I am just starting to get some clutch slip, mostly in 6th pulling hard but happen once in 2nd gear. New to bike so i am not too happy. Guess i know now why it was being sold.

Anyway...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 61,177
Posted By drussdog
bugger, thanks.

bugger,

thanks.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 61,177
Posted By drussdog
Hill end bridle track

hidy ho,

Does anyone know if the Bridle track to Hill end is open? it was closed quite a few years back with a rock fall and there was concern that they may not bother to fix it?

Keen to make...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for the feedback, Sorry i have been on the...

Thanks for the feedback, Sorry i have been on the road for work and missed the responses.

Yes i suspected clutch and did the normal tests and it seemed fine. Pulled really hard up a steep hill in...
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