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Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,511
Posted By mrmaico
Is this what you're looking for? ...

Is this what you're looking for?

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/PartsFiche.aspx
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 123,715
Posted By mrmaico
You're welcome Marc. Glad I was able to help some...

You're welcome Marc. Glad I was able to help some people to enjoy their GS's a little more over these last 5 years. 5 years to the day today in fact.

Barry
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 78,316
Posted By mrmaico
Vinegar Hill Cemetery......thanks, never did know...

Vinegar Hill Cemetery......thanks, never did know the name of the place.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 26,229
Posted By mrmaico
Looks like a fun project Garthe. I bought a...

Looks like a fun project Garthe. I bought a holdover 83 480 in 84. IIRC I paid $1880 for it. Coming from a 78 400 Maico it took some getting used to the lighter flywheel, took a little more clutch...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 114,463
Posted By mrmaico
WOW! Very nice!

WOW! Very nice!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By mrmaico
I haven't heard anything from Michael yet so I'm...

I haven't heard anything from Michael yet so I'm hoping that's a good thing. Hopefully getting the oil changed took care of the problem and he is already on his way.

If you're still in town...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By mrmaico
I haven't heard anything from Michael yet so I'm...

I haven't heard anything from Michael yet so I'm hoping that's a good thing. Hopefully getting the oil changed took care of the problem.

If you're still in town Michael don't hesitate to give me...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By mrmaico
Just saw your PM today Michael. Wasn't able to...

Just saw your PM today Michael. Wasn't able to get through at your phone number. I sent you a PM with mine.

It has been hotter than hell here lately so hopefully that was the problem.

Barry
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,409
Posted By mrmaico
Just saw your PM today Michael. Wasn't able to...

Just saw your PM today Michael. Wasn't able to get through at your phone number. I sent you a PM with mine.

Barry
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By mrmaico
I saw a leather/vinyl repair kit at Wal-Mart...

I saw a leather/vinyl repair kit at Wal-Mart today, I think it was around 8 bucks. No idea if it's any good or not though.
Forum: Vendors 01-17-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 455
Views: 99,121
Posted By mrmaico
You may not need a new zipper. I had a jacket...

You may not need a new zipper. I had a jacket that was doing the same thing and assumed the zipper was shot but I took it to a place that does shoe repair (and zippers apparently) and they just...
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 40,690
Posted By mrmaico
Yup, I had to do the same on mine. Here's a post...

Yup, I had to do the same on mine. Here's a post from earlier in this thread.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9556366&postcount=23

I also have a broken tab on one of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 123,715
Posted By mrmaico
I can't recall what I paid anymore ($200?) but...

I can't recall what I paid anymore ($200?) but the GSA setup is around $460 new. I used the Cee Baileys mount rather than buying the parts from BMW. The mount is $160 and the screen is $300 at...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 123,715
Posted By mrmaico
Hi Mike, it's the Givi D330ST. ...

Hi Mike, it's the Givi D330ST.

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/1915/289/

Yes, it is just over 18 1/2 inches so that should come out to 47cm. I originally got one that was...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 123,715
Posted By mrmaico
You'll need a metric nut. 5mm is the size and .8...

You'll need a metric nut. 5mm is the size and .8 is the thread pitch.

Barry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 54,157
Posted By mrmaico
I've been getting alot of comments about my BMW...

I've been getting alot of comments about my BMW lately too.....not the GS though. I picked this up a couple of months ago, 04 330Ci ZHP (performance package).
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By mrmaico
Lotsa info on them here.... ...

Lotsa info on them here....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=225453
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By mrmaico
I have these on my bike. Work great and the price...

I have these on my bike. Work great and the price is the best I've found for a plug and play LED and they are ALOT brighter than the stock bulbs.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 896,227
Posted By mrmaico
+2 Happened to a guy I know a couple years ago...

+2 Happened to a guy I know a couple years ago shortly after installing one. Heard he was hurt pretty bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,413
Posted By mrmaico
Yes, that's what I'm using. At 17,000 miles it's...

Yes, that's what I'm using. At 17,000 miles it's been changed twice and I've had no FD issues......so far.

Barry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By mrmaico
On my bike I don't really seem to notice any...

On my bike I don't really seem to notice any difference if I sidestand it first or not. It seems to all depend on whether the oil cooler thermostat was closed or open when I shut it down so if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By mrmaico
I believe I've heard of the FPC problems being...

I believe I've heard of the FPC problems being intermittent before. Sure sounds like that's your problem to me. I think I'd install a new one and take your old one on the trip with you.

Barry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,652
Posted By mrmaico
New tall should be easier. It can be a pain in...

New tall should be easier. It can be a pain in the ass dealing with the screen, upper bracket, bolts and plastic washers etc. on the GSA screen. It helps to have another set of hands when installing...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 99,121
Posted By mrmaico
Just wanted to say THANK YOU to Paul and BMG! I...

Just wanted to say THANK YOU to Paul and BMG! I was the winner of the customer photo contest.:clap Photo's #1 and #13

http://www.britishmotorcyclegear.com/clients/index.asp

I went with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,652
Posted By mrmaico
I think if I were you I'd first try the new GS...

I think if I were you I'd first try the new GS screen with winglets and if you aren't satisfied you could always sell that and get the Adv. screen. Cee Baileys sells a copy of the upper support mount...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,652
Posted By mrmaico
I am about the same size as you and after running...

I am about the same size as you and after running a Givi/winglets for 4 years I switched to a GSA screen/winglets this year. It seems like the Givi was a bit better at blocking the wind but other...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By mrmaico
Take a look here...I believe this answers your...

Take a look here...I believe this answers your question.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=451880
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By mrmaico
If it were me I would carry a quart of oil with....

If it were me I would carry a quart of oil with. Some boxers use a little oil during break in and at 4000km yours is still breaking in. Better safe than sorry.

Just don't overfill it, check it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By mrmaico
If it were me I think I would give it a try on...

If it were me I think I would give it a try on the bike first and see how it feels. If it feels like you're going to end up bending it somewhere other than where you want it to bend then you'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By mrmaico
:scratch But for $13 more you might as well buy...

:scratch But for $13 more you might as well buy the whole kit again and have a spare wrench AND cap/o-ring.

Like I said, I think I'll just cut the end off of mine to have a spare wrench.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By mrmaico
Brabusters? Got any pics? I'd like to see a set....

Brabusters? Got any pics? I'd like to see a set. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By mrmaico
If you find something that fits it I'd like to...

If you find something that fits it I'd like to know. I have one of those caps and thought it would be nice to have a spare wrench for it. Bought a cheap set of security torx wrenches but they don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 54,157
Posted By mrmaico
I ran across a link to this local guy's Alaska...

I ran across a link to this local guy's Alaska trip blog and had to smile when he talked about seeing "all those enduro bikes passing me" and decided to sell his Goldwing and get a BMW when he got...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 104,499
Posted By mrmaico
No doubt! Especially with it happening just a...

No doubt! Especially with it happening just a week after Surtees death.

The in-car camera shot did a great job of showing it all happening...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hfr29J4Xpo
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By mrmaico
What the hell is the "drift test"? I have read...

What the hell is the "drift test"? I have read posts on here before where a dealers GT1 computer has said someones ABS pump is bad and it turned out to be something else wrong. Can't remember the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By mrmaico
Just checked my GizmoMill on my 05 with the...

Just checked my GizmoMill on my 05 with the original bike software and all the LED's are on for the taillight and they just double in intensity for the brake light function. Sounds like a good plan...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,004
Posted By mrmaico
I have to wonder what happens when someone...

I have to wonder what happens when someone replaces their tank or switches from a GS to a GSA tank? I can't imagine that the new tanks all come with that sticker.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrmaico
This looks to be the Wunderlich source now for...

This looks to be the Wunderlich source now for the US....

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/

I thoought I've read here before though that Wunderlich and HB bars were the same bars with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrmaico
SW Motech changed the design of their bars a year...

SW Motech changed the design of their bars a year or so ago. Now they are pretty similar in design to the HB. They also claim that they don't interfere with removing the valve covers. If money is an...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,004
Posted By mrmaico
This whole mess made me curious so I went out to...

This whole mess made me curious so I went out to see if mine was still there. Surprised to see it was and other than a nasty bug splatter it's still in good shape. It looks like if you were to try...
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