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Forum: Vendors 05-10-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 175,844
Posted By DDT Rider
Ditto.......

Ditto.......
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 175,844
Posted By DDT Rider
I've had my mirrors for the better part of a year...

I've had my mirrors for the better part of a year now. I'm happy with the tip over prophylaxis, but they are annoying for me at speeds above 80mph.

I did plasticoat the mirror side, one side...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Situation resolved...just drove back from the...

Situation resolved...just drove back from the bike shop.

When they first tried to bleed from the top down (even with vacuum) they got no bubbles, but inadequate pressure like me.

However,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,518
Posted By DDT Rider
Yeah, let's hope Jim doesn't become absorbed in...

Yeah, let's hope Jim doesn't become absorbed in some other new hobby like fishing...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Thanks for the diagram. The bike is going to my...

Thanks for the diagram. The bike is going to my local (non-BMW, but very competent) shop. I'll have them take a crack at the bleed and see how it goes.

In the meantime, I'll also try to source...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By DDT Rider
Cheers...

Cheers...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 175,844
Posted By DDT Rider
Nice idea... What diameter did you use?

Nice idea...
What diameter did you use?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,518
Posted By DDT Rider
I want to come to the tech day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

I want to come to the tech day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks for posting!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By DDT Rider
2008 1200GSA master cylinder rebuild/replacement?

The only thread I was able to find was this one...which was a dead end:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=733153&highlight=master+cylinder+1200

I took a look at realOEM and I see the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Many thanks for all the responses... Well, I...

Many thanks for all the responses...

Well, I gave it another try this morning, and now I'm just wasting good fluid. I can't get any good pressure and clear, bubbleless fluid is coming out of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Thanks...I've actually bled this line with...

Thanks...I've actually bled this line with mineral oil twice with good success (to try and remedy the muddy oil while waiting for parts), which is one of the reasons I'm puzzled why I can't get good...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Thanks, guys...yup. The 08 GSA... Have clear...

Thanks, guys...yup. The 08 GSA...

Have clear tubing and a good view...I have a 16 ounce container, so I ran a ton through there.

Thanks for that tip Jim...have read, but never tried it...I'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Ah, more info... The old slave was totally...

Ah, more info...

The old slave was totally brown mud city. Had a heck of a time cleaning the attachment area out...I didn't want to use any solvents for fear of contamination...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By DDT Rider
Clutch bleeding secrets...

A while back, I fell a victim to the muddy clutch master syndrome...ordered up a new slave and line, contemplated master as well...

Have the parts, yesterday clutch began whining a bit when the...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,315
Posted By DDT Rider
Great work, Kirk Any updates on the GSA tool...

Great work, Kirk
Any updates on the GSA tool box/tube?
...or did I miss it in this thread already?
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,315
Posted By DDT Rider
Hi Kirk Been following your adventures from...

Hi Kirk
Been following your adventures from afar...very cool to see it all unfold.

As I'm sure you may know, if you came up with a "standard" tool tube design, I'm sure you'd sell more than a...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,297
Views: 314,349
Posted By DDT Rider
Would you strap this 4' bag sideways on the bike?

Would you strap this 4' bag sideways on the bike?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By DDT Rider
Sorry for the question, but are these BMW factory...

Sorry for the question, but are these BMW factory heated grips that the shop installed?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4,364
Views: 657,714
Posted By DDT Rider
Seems pricey for a relatively unknown (?) and...

Seems pricey for a relatively unknown (?) and unsupported (locally?) brand...?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,711
Posted By DDT Rider
Somewhere in a heated grip search, there's a...

Somewhere in a heated grip search, there's a monster landmark pictorial thread on the how to...quite old, as I recall.

I play a lot of tennis and had thought of using grip tape as well. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,902
Posted By DDT Rider
Those look cool...how are they removed?

Those look cool...how are they removed?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,711
Posted By DDT Rider
I've done this switch twice on heated grips and...

I've done this switch twice on heated grips and both times used two throttle side grips.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,705
Posted By DDT Rider
That's a bit of a broad statement ;> If...

That's a bit of a broad statement ;>

If demand is such that a given dealer can be reasonably sure he can sell all of his initial allotment at "full pop", he'd only be giving money away needlessly...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 284,596
Posted By DDT Rider
What did the OD of that 3" PVC turn out to be..3...

What did the OD of that 3" PVC turn out to be..3 1/4 or 3 1/2?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By DDT Rider
Many thanks...no bottoming out?

Many thanks...no bottoming out?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,711
Posted By DDT Rider
+1...love the 1150 grips as compared to the 1200...

+1...love the 1150 grips as compared to the 1200 as well...

The one possible downside of the thicker grips for me is that I like to "two-finger" both levers, so really thick gloves combined with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By DDT Rider
Mega Tube mounted on GSA?

Like the size of this tube ;>
http://www.thetooltube.com/MegaTube.html

...but have not seen any pictures/experience of it mounted on a GSA as yet.

After my last tool box would sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,459
Posted By DDT Rider
Idea key solution...

Yes, I have my bike so dialed in, and so much extra time on my hands..that the last thing for me to obsess over is how I keep my key ;>

...not true at all, but it's a small dollar issue...so ideal...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,550
Views: 356,315
Posted By DDT Rider
Good grief, they look voluminous as hell...maybe...

Good grief, they look voluminous as hell...maybe an optical illusion arising from the black color...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,659
Posted By DDT Rider
Ah, yes...to clarify, the Cymark plate fixes to...

Ah, yes...to clarify, the Cymark plate fixes to the Adv rack so you can keep that, which I wanted to...

I believe you'd have to remove that rack to use the GS plate for GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,659
Posted By DDT Rider
The Vario case can be mounted to the GSA with an...

The Vario case can be mounted to the GSA with an adapter plate made my Cymark in the UK...this allows for adv side cases to be used.

I installed the Varo top case on my GSA. Miss the space of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By DDT Rider
Had a great visit at the shop today. Far, so I...

Had a great visit at the shop today. Far, so I only get out there once every month or two.

Paid all the money for the left heated grip (I like to buy the occasional part locally to cultivate the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By DDT Rider
Many thanks again for taking the time to...

Many thanks again for taking the time to contribute!

Good news for me!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By DDT Rider
Many thanks...yeah, I gave that a look...

Many thanks...yeah, I gave that a look initially...but there wasn't any detail as to the various washers and spacers......
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By DDT Rider
Really...cool! That's great news...! Mine...

Really...cool!
That's great news...!

Mine came disassembled...is there an assembly diagram anywhere for all these washers and spacers?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By DDT Rider
Mounting 2007 GS front rim/discs on 2008 GS

I just picked up a second set of spoked rims for off road. I had checked the parts fiche to verify the 2007 rim is a match for 2008, but I didn't check the disc and fasteners...balls...!

I read on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By DDT Rider
I've either stumbled upon a totally novel...

I've either stumbled upon a totally novel occurrence, or everyone is out riding, or....?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By DDT Rider
Heated grip meltdown...WTF

2008GSA
My left heater stopped working a couple months ago, but I got W+S heated jacket and gloves shortly after, so did not sweat it. They left would sometimes come back for a day or two.

I...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 52,319
Posted By DDT Rider
Bummer...

Bummer...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,338
Posted By DDT Rider
...but the suspension is not loaded here...sag...

...but the suspension is not loaded here...sag will bring it down...
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