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Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 86,428
Posted By Swegen
I was thinkin to do a o'night 2up ride and...

I was thinkin to do a o'night 2up ride and thought," hmmm, I think I'll chk those lugs". Glad I did:D
Better safe than sorry :)
I still have the Corbin but it's what I use to sit on:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 86,428
Posted By Swegen
2006 gsa

SO I decided to chk the rear wheel mtg flange today and :eek1 4 of the 5 lugs are cracked, so i call the local dealer and he says. "OK no prob we'll take care of it and BTW you also have 2 more...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
Need GS centerstand circa 2006

Anyone have a GS center stand for sale that would fit a 2006GSA ?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
OK 13.875 it is ! Thats the way I understand...

OK 13.875 it is !

Thats the way I understand it, but will it fit?
I assume that the straight crossmember is just a cost saving revision
but I don't know what it looks like.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
OK, I measured 13.75 on the bike, did you measure...

OK, I measured 13.75 on the bike, did you measure on the bike or were you able to measure a loose part?
We are close enough either way.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
Working on a CAD drwg and so far measurements...

Working on a CAD drwg and so far measurements indicate..........
(All dims are approx as best I can measure):D
Also I forgot to mention the "front wheel off the ground dimension" is theoretical...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
Anyone know the GS center stand length? ...

Anyone know the GS center stand length?
Dimension from pivot mounting to foot?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
Yes that's correct but it would only be a...

Yes that's correct but it would only be a temporary solution :(
Thanks for the suggestion
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
Jim, for what purpose?

Jim, for what purpose?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
straight!

straight!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By Swegen
Lowered 1200GSA - centerstand too tall :(

Maybe just put on a stock GS center stand ?
What is stock GS dimension from center stand pivot point to ground?
Also
Anyone know a FB site for oilheads?

So measuring the center stand pivot...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 86,428
Posted By Swegen
FYI, I called my local BMW dealer about the rear...

FYI, I called my local BMW dealer about the rear flang and he say, "I will have info in 2-3 weeks, call back then and I can help you".
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Swegen
rear wheel mtg flange recall?

Anyone have experience or details following up on this recent announcement?
I called the number on Autoblog 1-800-525-7417 and got some BS advert to get free gift cards.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Swegen
thanks for that!

thanks for that!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,256
Posted By Swegen
Tire choice?

So what tires should I buy for 100% 2up touring?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Swegen
R1200 GS shock length?

Can anyone tell me the lengths of stock BMW GS shocks from a 1200GS?
Something from a 2006 vintage GS.
I'm gonna try them on a 2006 GSA.
Rear - eye to eye dim? Front - eye to flat ?
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Swegen
Yo RIch, SUP? Still have yer GSA? GWing 4 me?...

Yo RIch, SUP?
Still have yer GSA? GWing 4 me? maybe! I remember my 2003 was like riding a 2wheel couch. No personality, kinda warm for the driver and passenger, can't put a tankbag on the sucker,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Swegen
Sorry should have added that detail. I have a...

Sorry should have added that detail. I have a Corbin which works pretty good and is currently at 34.5". I can probably get to 34" in the low position.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Swegen
need to lower a 2006 GSA

I currently have ohlins and a Sargeant saddle. Everything works fine but at very low speed with 2 up it's a handful - must be gettin old :( So I'm thinkin to lower or go back to a 1800GW. I looked...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Swegen
Guess I better go do some more homework. Ya know,...

Guess I better go do some more homework. Ya know, I added a few receptacles for bmw plugs , better check them suckers for proper wiring. I can also imagine a quality issue with the battery - gotta...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Swegen
Battery discharging issue

I have been using my 2006 - 1200ADV - once a week and if I forget to plug in the battery tender my battery will be dead when I go to use the bike a week later. I have the RID. Battery is about 2yrs...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By Swegen
This is the opposite of what I wanted:huh I...

This is the opposite of what I wanted:huh

I have this on my 300xc, it really helps with a whiskey throttle in tight sections. I believe it is made by G2...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By Swegen
Rusty, tell me about this accelerator module. ...

Rusty, tell me about this accelerator module.
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By Swegen
new twist grip throttle cam profile?

Anyone know of a source for a "milder" cam profile for the twist grip throttle to make throttle control smoother at the low end? The twist grip cam-not the motor cam:clap
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Swegen
found manual:clap new bulb in all good :clap

found manual:clap
new bulb in
all good
:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Swegen
headlight out-modulator no workie

Noticed the headlight not modulating - also discovered large headlight not working. Before I start to tear the front off this R1200GSA thought I'd ask.
(BTW, no RID indicator to tell me bulb is out)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Swegen
[QUOTE Your problem is that Russel seat.. they...

[QUOTE Your problem is that Russel seat.. they are much wider than other seats... great support but they spread your legs out further giving you less usable reach. I think Touratech will send you a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Swegen
Thanks for all the ideas. I will start to shop...

Thanks for all the ideas. I will start to shop for a set of GS shocks and a low saddle. I think that will gitterdone!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Swegen
What choices are there for a saddle lower than...

What choices are there for a saddle lower than Russels daylong ???
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Swegen
mrt10x, saddle is a Russel DayLong, inseam ~...

mrt10x, saddle is a Russel DayLong, inseam ~ 33"
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Swegen
looks like only the 650 not the 1200 :(:

looks like only the 650 not the 1200 :(:
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,726
Posted By Swegen
Need to lower a 2006 Adventure

Can it be the bike is growing taller:huh? Ohlins front and back. Adjustments are already as low as possible. How to lower further? Probly need 1 inch, maybe 2.
Advice? comments? Links to threads in...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Swegen
bought it, thanks!

bought it, thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Swegen
Thanks for the tip but "out of stock", in any...

Thanks for the tip but "out of stock", in any case I found one on Amazon UK and it looks like a real live order:clap I checked my Visa and BuyBits charged me and then credited me so I'm at zero with...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Swegen
Just called them, "out of stock" :( that's what I...

Just called them, "out of stock" :( that's what I find on all the sites except BuyBits has several, but they won't answer.
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Swegen
Be nice if Karl would answer his phone :huh

Be nice if Karl would answer his phone :huh
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Swegen
It's a "cradle" that's wired to the bike into...

It's a "cradle" that's wired to the bike into which the TomTomRider is held.
If you wire it to the ignition it will come on when the bike is started.
The other mt is just a holder to stick on a car...
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Swegen
you da man !

you da man !
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Swegen
WTB hot mount for TomTomRider V1

Anyone have one or know where to get one?:huh
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Swegen
BuyBits vendor info?

ordered a TOmTomRider V1 mtg from BuyBits end of Oct but nuthin yet:cry
they don't answer emails or phone. anyone know what happened to them?
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