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Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By Callisto224
^^ this. :evil I've had the vent lines...

^^ this. :evil

I've had the vent lines plugged on my 2009 12GS by spiders and insects getting in there. It was still under warranty so I took it to the shop and they blew out the lines with air....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By Callisto224
I bought my 12GS from MAX about 5 years ago. At...

I bought my 12GS from MAX about 5 years ago. At that time they had the best price by far!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Callisto224
You can probably reuse the old one. :D

You can probably reuse the old one. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,406
Posted By Callisto224
I've been getting emails from MAX BMW recently...

I've been getting emails from MAX BMW recently saying they have the best prices in the country. They even say you can get your best price over the phone.

It's worth a phone call! :evil
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 85,282
Posted By Callisto224
This is what I was told today when I called my...

This is what I was told today when I called my dealer. He did say that some of the 2009's (my year) came with steel flanges and that if mine was aluminum, it gets replaced whether cracked or not. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,007
Posted By Callisto224
I love my 09 GS. If you do buy it. look to the...

I love my 09 GS. If you do buy it. look to the slip on and power commander first for the rough idle. It's possible that someone has screwed around enough with that power commander to make the idle...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By Callisto224
Now that You're a GS owner, start here: ...

Now that You're a GS owner, start here:

http://www.jimvonbaden.com

Yes, he's the same guy that invited you to a meal and he is very good with these bikes! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,956
Posted By Callisto224
Like others have said, I also usually park under...

Like others have said, I also usually park under the overhang at the front entrance (I've even had a couple of front desk employees tell me I should before I asked!). Doesn't necessarily keep the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,033
Posted By Callisto224
I have a RDL on my 09 12GS and it's still not the...

I have a RDL on my 09 12GS and it's still not the best but it's pretty darn good. I've tried the stock seat, an Air Hawk and a Seagent.

The stock seat just wasn't as comfortable as I wanted so...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,193
Posted By Callisto224
My 2009 12GS never came with a thin wall socket. ...

My 2009 12GS never came with a thin wall socket. I bought the Adventure Designs toolkit. JVB has a good toolkit listed on his site as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,389
Posted By Callisto224
When you're ready

...give us the details and maybe we can help!

Sorry your trip was cut short. That sucks. :puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By Callisto224
Love it! :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Love it!


:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Callisto224
Did you use a power washer? When you say...

Did you use a power washer?

When you say "stalls of the engine", is it just that? How long does it take to start back up? Do the lights go out?

This will narrow down the possible source.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Callisto224
^^^ this. Just installed mine this afternoon. ...

^^^ this. Just installed mine this afternoon. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,886
Posted By Callisto224
Today was warm here. I was working with my sons...

Today was warm here. I was working with my sons Scout Troop outside all day (pine straw fundraiser) so I didn't get a chance to ride until this evening but it was beautiful, low 70's! :clap:clap
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Callisto224
Yup, under the beak on the left side (when...

Yup, under the beak on the left side (when sitting on the bike) and it's usually off a few degrees unless it's summer time then it's off many degrees! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By Callisto224
I installed the 30amp on my 2009 12GS. I put the...

I installed the 30amp on my 2009 12GS. I put the relays under the tool tray. It works great.

The 18 inches is the cable from the battery to the fuse panel and it's the length I used.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,625
Posted By Callisto224
Put her on this. ...

Put her on this.

http://polaris.hs.llnwd.net/o40/ind/2015/img/model-overview/media-viewer/large/2015-roadmaster/photos-large-16.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,688
Posted By Callisto224
I drove my son to school this morning and, on the...

I drove my son to school this morning and, on the way home, some of the drivers were so bad I turned off the main road so I could take the long back roads home.

It didn't help. Lots of crappy...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By Callisto224
Um, ...pardon my ignorance but if you need a...

Um, ...pardon my ignorance but if you need a GS911 to read the codes how would you know "If the bike throws a bunch of codes..."? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Callisto224
Remember when you purchase an extended warranty,...

Remember when you purchase an extended warranty, you're betting that you'll have more repairs than the cost of the warranty while the warranty company is betting that you'll have less repairs than...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,594
Posted By Callisto224
Wow, that must have been some ride! You must...

Wow, that must have been some ride! You must have averaged 300 mph! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Callisto224
How about some pics of the liners? Are you sure...

How about some pics of the liners? Are you sure they are OEM liners or are they an aftermarket brand? I believe mine are Kathy bags and they are not waterproof.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By Callisto224
It's only another $29.99 why wouldn't they just...

It's only another $29.99 why wouldn't they just include it!




:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 85,384
Posted By Callisto224
One of mine (the second one) lasted only about 3...

One of mine (the second one) lasted only about 3 weeks. there is no rhyme or reason as to when they go out. First one lasted a few years and the 3rd one has as well (so far, at least).

And yes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By Callisto224
^^This. I bought my 2009 GS new and when I...

^^This. I bought my 2009 GS new and when I changed the FD fluid I couldn't loosen the fill plug. Not sure why it was so tight but I decided to leave it alone and fill through the ABS sensor.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Callisto224
Jim, I think you're just trying to make the rest...

Jim, I think you're just trying to make the rest of us jelous with pics of your new bike. :norton

BTW, it worked! I love the look of that bike! :rofl :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Callisto224
Normal. Brake dust and road grime.

Normal. Brake dust and road grime.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,687
Posted By Callisto224
^^^this. Don't worry about your oil. Just ride...

^^^this. Don't worry about your oil. Just ride it and have fun. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Callisto224
Anything get jammed in the linkage when trail...

Anything get jammed in the linkage when trail riding?

Maybe something in the linkage got bent?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,637
Posted By Callisto224
This stuff works really well. Probably similar...

This stuff works really well. Probably similar to S100.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/rparts-sites/926c4e4f09f6706370fc2bf3f3b39f42/images/products/preview/08732-0020b.png
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,135
Posted By Callisto224
I did what JVB did and it works perfectly with my...

I did what JVB did and it works perfectly with my Eastern Beaver fuse panel.

Also, if you're going to work on your bike installing farkles or doing maintenance, get Jims DVD's. They're a big...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By Callisto224
Glad to hear you had great experience. I had a...

Glad to hear you had great experience. I had a great experience at MAX BMW in NH a few years back when I purchased my GS. Good to know there are some dealers that work hard to deserve our business....
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,979
Posted By Callisto224
Bought these Sedici heated gloves last year and...

Bought these Sedici heated gloves last year and they work great. I rode in about 25 degree weather and could not use the high setting (mostly kept it on low) because my hands would sweat too much. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,358
Posted By Callisto224
Top case (well, it's more of a roll bag where a...

Top case (well, it's more of a roll bag where a top case should be!)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,620
Posted By Callisto224
I think that came on the GSA

I think that came on the GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,620
Posted By Callisto224
There is/was a recall notice on the 09 GS for the...

There is/was a recall notice on the 09 GS for the fuel pump assembly. I think it was a cracked inlet hose fitting. Mine checked out fine so they put a steel collar on the fitting, IIRC. Other than...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Callisto224
Look here: ...

Look here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=758453&highlight=fuel+strip

Last page (page 25 I think) has a quick fix and this piezo lighter fix is listed elsewhere as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By Callisto224
Try here for the schedule: ...

Try here for the schedule:

http://www.r1200gs.info/R1200GS-Maintenance-Schedules.pdf

And purchase these DVD's to show you how to do everything:

http://www.jimvonbaden.com/DVD_Info_Sales.html
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,013
Posted By Callisto224
Just a thought

Any chance your battery is dead or dying? I got this same error when my battery died (all at once, right after a 5 hour ride with no previous issues). After I replaced the battery the error went...
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