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Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By sandbagger
Good Luck!!! I have the Exact same bike/color...

Good Luck!!! I have the Exact same bike/color love it with only 55,000 miles, still runs as the day i picked up from dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,065
Posted By sandbagger
Beemerboneyard sells MANN filters, same as...

Beemerboneyard sells MANN filters, same as original equipment, why mess around with a questionable filter...just use what the manufacturer uses and all should be well!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,900
Posted By sandbagger
While doing a 4-corner tour last summer, i...

While doing a 4-corner tour last summer, i couldn't find any 15-50 mobil 1 in new mexico, i stopped at a Car Quest and found some 20-50 full synthetic motorcycle oil, cost me 12.50/qt and i change it...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,277,215
Posted By sandbagger
OMG!! Didnt you have anybody that you trust to...

OMG!! Didnt you have anybody that you trust to help remove thr stitches? OUCH!!! Your ride report ranks with the best i've read on this site....very inspiring and well written, your the MANNNN.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By sandbagger
Thanks for the info PCWIREPRO, from the videos it...

Thanks for the info PCWIREPRO, from the videos it seems easy to use, just one question..i have the 2-port unit i assume that the unit is to be attached to both cylinders at once and toggle from one...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By sandbagger
I bought a Harmonizer about a year ago, have not...

I bought a Harmonizer about a year ago, have not used it yet as the unit didnot come with instructions..need to contact manuf for instructions...unless some one can foward them to me or post them. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,778
Posted By sandbagger
I thought that draining the tank may cause...

I thought that draining the tank may cause condensation? I always store my street bike and snowmobiles with full tanks with some stabil, lawn mowers and dirt bikes a usually drain and run carbs out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,778
Posted By sandbagger
[QUOTE=rboett;19269093]Ok, so my fuel sensor went...

[QUOTE=rboett;19269093]Ok, so my fuel sensor went again, i refilled, some starton, no joy, I was going to tape over the yellow triangle, then 20when miles later it was back!! I was going to post just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,778
Posted By sandbagger
Well, i have an appointment for 8/15 @ Max BMW in...

Well, i have an appointment for 8/15 @ Max BMW in Ct to replace the fuel strip....$400 OUCHHHH!!:cry I still think BMW should step-up to the plate and atleast provide the replacement part Free of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,517
Posted By sandbagger
Holly STUFF!!!:eek1

Holly STUFF!!!:eek1
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,268
Posted By sandbagger
I'm glad this discussiion came up about tents as...

I'm glad this discussiion came up about tents as i'm exhasutivally looking for a tent for a cross country mc trip on aug 25 thru sept 15. I currently have a MH 2 man dome tent that i bought about...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By sandbagger
Do it every other engine oil change ~ 12K

Do it every other engine oil change ~ 12K
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By sandbagger
Thanks for the replys, i will try tonight and see...

Thanks for the replys, i will try tonight and see how it goes!! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By sandbagger
Clutch Slave Cylinder Flush

I have a 2008 gs1200 with 37k, the clutch fluid has not been changed yet and is looking pretty dark, what is the proceedure to flush-out the system and install new mineral oil? Can the front and rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,695
Posted By sandbagger
I'm doing a service on my 08 gs1200 (only 38k),...

I'm doing a service on my 08 gs1200 (only 38k), went to local power sports dealer and he carries Red Line oils, he only has GL-5 75-90 and GL-5 80-140, would the 80-140 be too heavy for the trans...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,778
Posted By sandbagger
Thanks, i think i will wait to replace, will use...

Thanks, i think i will wait to replace, will use the trip odo for now and refill before the 200 mile mark, might try an additive to see what happens.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,778
Posted By sandbagger
Fuel Strip Replacement

I have a 2008 gs1200 with 38,000 miles, went for a ride last night and the low fuel warning came on with no bars on the guage. I filled the fuel tank a few nights proir and did not ride much. I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By sandbagger
My 08 gs1200 had the same thing happen, the left...

My 08 gs1200 had the same thing happen, the left hand grip and controls were rotating slightly, brought it back to the dealer (still under warranty) and they retightened the grip and all was well...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By sandbagger
08 gs1200, 29k on the first set of rears, now at...

08 gs1200, 29k on the first set of rears, now at 36k and front pads still good!!
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 673,947
Posted By sandbagger
Luke and Nick, you guys rock, i check for updates...

Luke and Nick, you guys rock, i check for updates at least 2-3x's a day. Your reports a 'real life' an honest, make all of us at work enviuous. I'm just woundering if you 2 argue or get on each...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By sandbagger
Head Bolt Torquing @ 600 Mile Service

Whats the ramfication of not Torquing your head bolts @ the 600 mile service. I have a few freinds with 05,06,07 gs1200's that never re-torqued their head bolts. The 05 has around 40,000 miles, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By sandbagger
I've been using the PIAA switch mounted to the...

I've been using the PIAA switch mounted to the handel bar for the last 17,000 miles with-out any problems, so i think they are waterproof/resistant!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By sandbagger
Thumb Thanks Jim, i will try tonight!!:clap

Thanks Jim, i will try tonight!!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By sandbagger
Air Filter Replacement

Where do you access the air filter to replace or check on a 08 R1200gs? I used the search function and did a google search with no luck! I'm a little past the recommended 12k mile maintainence...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By sandbagger
Low seat option??

I have an 08 R1200gs i bought new in October of 08 and since logged about 16K miles on. The bike has been flawless and i love it, but i think the dealer swapped the standard seat with a low seat. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By sandbagger
Well i've had my odessey II's mounted on my 08 GS...

Well i've had my odessey II's mounted on my 08 GS for about 3 months and about 11,000 miles later, i had a mounting bracket break and lost 1-locking cylinder, it just fell out while in travels. Other...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,035
Posted By sandbagger
"You can still get enough wire to put the plate...

"You can still get enough wire to put the plate on over it and hook up the lights, but it is really tight. Plus, then the whole light/license plate assembly is angled out and pointed down (so the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,035
Posted By sandbagger
I just received a pair of odessey II and i'm in...

I just received a pair of odessey II and i'm in the process of installing all of their hardware. I am having a problem with relocating the rear turn signals, the left turn signal wire IS NOT long...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,395
Posted By sandbagger
Call Rick @ Xplorermoto (520) 743-0638 he can...

Call Rick @ Xplorermoto (520) 743-0638 he can probably help you with the lowering kit, my odessy II's and the lowering kit is scheduled for delivery this friday (4/24), I will post some pics of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,395
Posted By sandbagger
Talking Jesse Bags - Muffler Lowering kit or not?

Well after ALOT of going back and forth between the Micatech and the Jesse bags for my 08 r1200gs, i finally ordered the odyssey II Jesse bags in black with Rick from Xploremoto today.He asked me if...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,321
Posted By sandbagger
Talking Decisions! Decisiions!!

So, I bought a new 08 GS1200 last fall and haven't had time to ride yet (only 200miles). I want to buy a set of bags and my 2 choices are the Micatech's and the Jesse's. I like both equally and i...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 87,911
Posted By sandbagger
Not to be nosey, but how much money did this trip...

Not to be nosey, but how much money did this trip cost? I am planning a similar trip in 2010 from CT. Thank you for all your reports and Pictures makes me want to quit work and leave tomorrow!
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