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Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,242
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb I had to follow these instructions yesterday. My...

I had to follow these instructions yesterday. My headlight has been vibrating and illuminating the stars for a few weeks now. So I checked it out. It was this same issue. The ball and socket...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
See also:...

See also: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24488331#post24488331

Not sure why only the 2012 to 2014 as the 2011 is also a DOHC?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Interesting, 2 years after I complained and...

Interesting, 2 years after I complained and complained and complained :deal:deal:deal and after indicating over and that the cams kept 'moving' even after they were manually set with the 'special...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Good clear well backed up response Charles :deal

Good clear well backed up response Charles :deal
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-25-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Die Hel (The Hell) is one of my favourite places...

Die Hel (The Hell) is one of my favourite places in South Africa :thumb



I hope you rode all the way to the end of the kloof, really beautiful down the far end.



:eek1 wow sorry you had a...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-23-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Where did you go, what did you see? What...

Where did you go, what did you see? What experience did you have with the rental company?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-05-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
At least we don't have trains that get blown off...

At least we don't have trains that get blown off the tracks :rofl

http://www.kmbc.com/news/strong-winds-derail-train-in-central-kansas/25872498#!URKbk
...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
:poser If any other 'out-of-towners' need an...

:poser If any other 'out-of-towners' need an escort around Cape Town, especially on some dirt feel free to contact me, I'l always keen for a reason to go riding :thumb
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-01-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
The result of meeting up with Heath in Cape Town...

The result of meeting up with Heath in Cape Town - don't ask a Kapie to show you around Cape Town :freaky
...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb :thumb

:thumb
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-22-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Hiya Devish, I'll be more than happy to show you...

Hiya Devish, I'll be more than happy to show you around Cape Town. Send me the tracks/interesting places they told you about. You wanna come to our club (BMW Motorcycle Club Cape) meeting on the 27th...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-22-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Welcome :freaky

Welcome :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,595
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb The customer support I receive (or don't receive)...

The customer support I receive (or don't receive) from BMW South Africa :baldy

Other than that there is nothing that compares to my GSA, I love it :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,102
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
My 2009 R1200GSA has had the complete fuel...

My 2009 R1200GSA has had the complete fuel assembly replaced as part of this campaign. I can also confirm my two buddies with a 2005 R1200GS and 2007 R1200GS have also had theirs replaced. No cost....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,184
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Question R1200GSA brake calliper get jammed in the rear wheel

I came across this post by chance. I experienced this same thing on Wednesday, my post is here:

http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/wtf-happened-here

On the way to work this morning I felt...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-30-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 261,350
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Yup, seeya there, same place, same time...

Yup, seeya there, same place, same time :wings:thumbup:bmwrider:dutch:velvt:kbasa:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,102
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Hi PW, here is some detail of where this flange...

Hi PW, here is some detail of where this flange is found. An interesting conversion my buddy did was to in fact replace the quick release fuel coupling with a metal one, he also changed the fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,102
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Bluhduh Same issue experienced by many over here in South...

Same issue experienced by many over here in South Africa, we're waiting a response from BMW SA... :snore
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Nope, BMW Motorrad remain silent on this issue....

Nope, BMW Motorrad remain silent on this issue. Despite many people experiencing these dangerous intermittent stalls (and pinging, detonation, pre-ignition and knocking). I had an accident with my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 73,324
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I am just saying there is plenty of space on that...

I am just saying there is plenty of space on that side of the battery under the seat to mitigate the risk of the seat bar shorting across the battery terminals when in the low setting. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 73,324
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Just flip that sucker around, the cables are long...

Just flip that sucker around, the cables are long enough to reroute, there is plenty of space that side of the battery. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 73,324
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I installed a PC535 into my new 12ADV this past...

I installed a PC535 into my new 12ADV this past week, this was my second install. It was pretty much a drop-in, same as the previous installation. All I had to do was remove some cable ties, reroute...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,822
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Bluhduh R1200GS LC head shake / tank slapper

I am not sure if this has been mentioned but thought I would share this article with you, 2014 R1200GS LC to be fitted with a steering damper to prevent the dreaded head shake / tank slapper that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Trip Report: Sutherland South Africa with the Cape Town BMW Motorcycle Club

http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/bmw-club-cape-sutherland-2013-trip-report-kevin-van-blerk

:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,265
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Wink More pics wanted of the new R1200GSA LC...?

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/images/smilies/250503/postpics.gif
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Buffelspoort

If you don't know where Buffelspoort is check out this ride report :deal

http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/buffelspoort-trip-report-kevin-van-blerk
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Puke R1200GSA 2011 pinging, pre-ignition, detonation, misfire

A number of people have asked if this issue was ever resolved. My quick response is I no longer have this problem. In my longer response I am afraid they will ban me from this forum as I will have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
R1200GSA pinging, detonation, knocking

Hiya feedomracer, you may be experiencing something different to what I am, even though my bike (and the others I have ridden) do sometimes stall when coming off idle with the clutch fully in they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Pissed Anyone speak German?

Hi guys, this matter has still not been resolved. BMW South Africa are defiant and will not acknowledge that there is any issue. I still have this problem and have been contacted by many other riders...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
It may very well resolve the 'erratic idle' as...

It may very well resolve the 'erratic idle' as well as the 'intermittent splutter or stall on a throttle blip' but...:dunno

...will this be the correct way to fix it, the engine will still be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I tried the blip test while my bike was...

I tried the blip test while my bike was stationary and in neutral, if I have the rpm at 1500 or anything higher it picks up revs instantly and smoothly, only when I blip the throttle from an idle...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb I concur :gerg I am convinced this is...

I concur :gerg



I am convinced this is the issue, however I don't understand why Triumph and KTM (also EU) do not display any of these characteristics in any way, not even slightly :dunno


...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb f00gami, this was such a great response, I really...

f00gami, this was such a great response, I really appreciate your effort, one cannot argue with such facts :deal there is a most peculiar thing happening here, it can be argued if this is and 'by...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb wow, great data! :thumb let me process what I am...

wow, great data! :thumb let me process what I am looking at, thank you f00gami
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Hi Bill, I did just this, removing the electrical...

Hi Bill, I did just this, removing the electrical connector plug and did a test and then also another test by removing the actual cables connected to the flap, this left the flap in the open...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumbs down R1200GSA pinging, knocking, pre-ignition, detonation, stall

The official response :deal from BMW SA :eek1

From: Dave.Poulton@bmw.co.za [mailto:Dave.Poulton@bmw.co.za]
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2012 3:54 PM
To: Kevin Van Blerk
Subject: BMW Motorrad Direct...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
The power of the people, if we stand together...

The power of the people, if we stand together they will listen :webers
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
2012 R1200GSA pre-ignition, detonation, knock, ping, stall

Some more feedback,

I just returned from Donford Motorrad, BMW HO requested I take my bike there for an inspection. Neil Berry was kind enough to loan me a 2012 GSA while they inspect mine. I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I have done almost 15 000km's and this problem...

I have done almost 15 000km's and this problem still persists, unlikely to be a bad tank of gas :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,428
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Hi Stan, it is a very light turn on the throttle,...

Hi Stan, it is a very light turn on the throttle, probably 1% of the full twist, just off idle. I had just come from a ride where it again stalled as I blipped the throttle at a traffic light as it...
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