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Forum: The Garage 02-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,251
Views: 188,885
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic LiFePO4 batteries - Do not buy

Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not reliably turn my engine over especially when the temperature was lower...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,535
Posted By DrWez
I know this is an old thread but how do the...

I know this is an old thread but how do the Toucans compare to BMW Santiago boots? Goretex is replacing my leaking Santiago boots and I'm looking for something different. I also have Aerostich...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,964
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries Suck

I recently experimented with at Ballistic LiFeO4 (lithium ion) battery. Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,232
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries Suck

I recently experimented with at Ballistic LiFeO4 (lithium ion) battery. Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not...
Forum: Vendors 02-06-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,097
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries Suck

I recently experimented with at Ballistic LiFeO4 (lithium ion) battery. Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By DrWez
Thanks for the input everyone. FYI...I'm working...

Thanks for the input everyone. FYI...I'm working with Andy Goldfine on a generous solution to my fabric failure in my R/C. Thanks Aerostich!
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By DrWez
I saw the Gortex warranty also and was planning...

I saw the Gortex warranty also and was planning on giving them a call.
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By DrWez
Lifespan of Aerostich Roadcrafter

I'm wondering what the expected lifespan of an Aerostich Roadcrafter suit is? I ask this because my suit 5 year old two piece started leaking this past season in the front of the jacket and pants...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
I think TwistedThrottle (Denali) and VisionX...

I think TwistedThrottle (Denali) and VisionX purchase their LEDs from the same manufacturer.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
Are the ADVMonster LEDs rugged and waterproof? ...

Are the ADVMonster LEDs rugged and waterproof? How do they compare to other LEDs? I have had VisionX and Denali LEDs in the past.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
LED Lights

Looking for recommendations on LED auxiliary lights. Perhaps there is already a good thread but I could not find it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By DrWez
I would think that leather would be high...

I would think that leather would be high maintenance.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By DrWez
Decided on RDL. Now its to decide between vinyl,...

Decided on RDL. Now its to decide between vinyl, leather or sunbrella and the stitching pattern.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By DrWez
What is better about Sunbrella?

What is better about Sunbrella?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By DrWez
So I guess my next question is leather or vinyl...

So I guess my next question is leather or vinyl for the RDL????
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By DrWez
Thanks for all the responses. I guess the...

Thanks for all the responses. I guess the decision will be tougher that I had anticipated. As for my riding style on my '10 GSA, I mostly ride slab and the OEM seat kills me. I did my first saddle...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By DrWez
Russell vs. Sargent Saddles

I'm looking for recommendations for a new saddle for my 2010 GS Adv. I'm considering a Russell Day Long or a Sargent. What are your opinions and experiences with these saddles?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Has anyone else had problems with water getting...

Has anyone else had problems with water getting into their Ballistic battery via normal use?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Unfortunately, I cannot test the Ballistic EVO2...

Unfortunately, I cannot test the Ballistic EVO2 16cell HD because when I sent it in for warranty they cut it open because water came out of it.
I had also noted that water came out of the bike after...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Cy... I haven't measured the Ballistic battery...

Cy... I haven't measured the Ballistic battery before I leave the bike overnight. It is charging at ~13.3 V at idle (via GS-911 data).

Others...how did your batteries fail?

I have made...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Failure

Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not reliably turn my engine over especially when the temperature was lower...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,206
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Failure

Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not reliably turn my engine over especially when the temperature was lower...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By DrWez
Thanks! I've had the sensor drying overnight...

Thanks! I've had the sensor drying overnight with a fan blowing on it. I will try plugging the pump and sensor in outside the tank and see how it goes. Trying to get the low fuel warning light to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By DrWez
Thanks for all the help... I got one from the...

Thanks for all the help... I got one from the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By DrWez
Fuel Sensor Strip Calibration

So I've managed to remove my fuel sensor strip for the calibration process with the GS-911, does anybody know how to do calibrate the sensor with the tank off and the pump removed? Has anyone done...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By DrWez
Gas cap outer ring

Hi all. I'm looking for some info on the OEM gas cap outer ring for a 2010 GSA. Situation... when I purchased the bike I had a Bags Connection electric tank ring installed. This required replacing...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Update... spoke with Ballistic Batteries. They...

Update... spoke with Ballistic Batteries. They thought that the battery might be defective. So they are replacing it. I will pick it up at the dealer today and let you know.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Mine was problematic right from the start. Would...

Mine was problematic right from the start. Would not crank over the bike until a fast charge and balance. Even then the start was not strong and after shutting off bike and letting it sit, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries

Has anyone installed a Ballistic EV02 12 cell battery in a R1200 GSA? I just installed one in my 2010 and I am having problems. The battery doesn't doesn't seem to have enough CCAs to turn the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By DrWez
Thanks. I will try that. The idiot lights are...

Thanks. I will try that. The idiot lights are not indicating anything wrong (flashes "brake failure" until I start moving then nothing).
The front brake feels strange... really touchy and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By DrWez
2010 R12 GS Adv brake question

I recently flushed the brake fluid on my 2010 GS Adv following Jim von Baden's video. I ran the anti-lock brake purge and output test (post fluid flush) using the GS-911 program. During the test, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By DrWez
Thanks! How do I check the clutch disengagement?

Thanks! How do I check the clutch disengagement?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By DrWez
2010 GS ADV Tranny Question

I'm noticing that my gears a hanging up shifting 1st to 2nd to third and visa versa. Getting hung up occasionally in neutral also. I'm running Amsoil 80W90 Severe Gear Oil in the tranny. Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By DrWez
Awesome! Thanks! Where do you guys get all the...

Awesome! Thanks!
Where do you guys get all the fancy wire and wire covers? I can only find the cheap stuff at the hardware stores or Radioshack.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By DrWez
Fuseblock Installation Suggestion

Looking for suggestions on the installation of a FuseBlock and wiring ideas on a 2010 GS Adventure. I had one installed at the dealer when I purchased the bike but I don't like the job they did. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By DrWez
2010 GSA fuel tank removal

This must have been outlined here someplace, but can some one tell me how to remove the gas tank from my 2010 Adventure? I watched a video a couple months ago that I believe was JVB demonstrating...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,631
Posted By DrWez
What is a GL 5 rating? Would Amsoil Gear Lube...

What is a GL 5 rating? Would Amsoil Gear Lube 80W-90 or Amsoil Severe Gear 75W-90 qualify?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,631
Posted By DrWez
2010 GS Adventure Transmission and Final Drive Oil

This question has probably already been posted but I can never find anything with the search function. So can anyone give me some guidance on the proper oil viscosity to use in the transmission and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 68,285
Posted By DrWez
Finally broke down and replaced my digitizer...

Finally broke down and replaced my digitizer lastnight. Works great so far. The only hard part was aligning the adhesive tape and hooking up the two ribbon tapes. Need an extra set of hands here. ...
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