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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Callisto224
Detroit Radiant Products...

Detroit Radiant Products https://www.reverberray.com/

Put one of their tube heaters in my 20x30 garage and it worked great. I did Insulate the walls and ceiling but I had no problem keeping the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By Callisto224
This.

Cheap and easy! :rofl:rofl:rofl

http://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/product-info/en/US/flo/OP-1/image/3/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,657
Posted By Callisto224
The bike is now junk, scrap it. Just to ease...

The bike is now junk, scrap it. Just to ease your mind I'll give you 50 bucks for it! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Callisto224
They all do that! :clap

They all do that! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Callisto224
Do you have any aux lights? Turn the lights on...

Do you have any aux lights? Turn the lights on for 30 seconds or so before starting. This will warm up your battery and should help your bike crank faster. I used to do this in my car in Michigan...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By Callisto224
Cyclenutz.com has it for 30 bucks. I have it on...

Cyclenutz.com has it for 30 bucks. I have it on my 2009 12GS to switch on some aux lighting. It works great. :clap

http://www.cyclenutz.com/Mini-Handlebar-Headlight-Switch_p_210.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Callisto224
You're overfilling the tank and filling the...

You're overfilling the tank and filling the charcoal filter with gas (at least that's what happened when I overfilled the tank, it ran crappy for a few miles).

This is assuming you still have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By Callisto224
They all do that! :rofl:rofl:rofl

They all do that! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,994
Posted By Callisto224
I'm on my 3rd crappy strip. The only recall...

I'm on my 3rd crappy strip.

The only recall letter I received was for the fuel pump inlet crack. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,778
Posted By Callisto224
This is a joke right? If not, rather than...

This is a joke right?

If not, rather than adding some piece of equipment to your bike to stop wheelies, learn how to ride! Seriously if you're going to buy a bike capable of wheelies learn how...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Callisto224
Try a charger that pumps in 10 amps for a 3 to 4...

Try a charger that pumps in 10 amps for a 3 to 4 hours to see if there's any life but most likely, it's dead. Someone else should be able to confirm that once a battery is pulled down that far, it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,373
Posted By Callisto224
Did you secure your relays by screwing right into...

Did you secure your relays by screwing right into the top of your battery? Looks kinda dangerous. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,373
Posted By Callisto224
^ This. I tapped into the diagnostic plug under...

^ This. I tapped into the diagnostic plug under the seat on my 2009 12GS for my Eastern Beaver fuse block. Tap into the green wire (with the blue stripe) on a 2009.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Callisto224
Thanks everyone for all the help and suggestions....

Thanks everyone for all the help and suggestions. I put in a new battery and everything seems to be working properly. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By Callisto224
Thanks Cy

Thanks for all the great information Cy. I was able to find a battery at the local Cycle Gear store this afternoon (albeit a crappy one) and install it. Bike started right up without issue.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Callisto224
It's been so long since I read my owners manual...

It's been so long since I read my owners manual that I forgot to even check it for this. :fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,393
Posted By Callisto224
Will the O2 sensor help the ecu recognize more...

Will the O2 sensor help the ecu recognize more airflow?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Callisto224
Dead battery and EWS Fault Code

Can a bad battery cause an EWS fault code?

I think my battery took a crap last night so I left it on the Battery Tender all night. Went out to try and start it this morning and the bike is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By Callisto224
So I shouldn't leave the stock AGM that came on...

So I shouldn't leave the stock AGM that came on my 2009 12GS on a Battery Tender? I've been doing this since the bike was new in Jan. 2010. Whenever I'm not riding the bike I put it on the Battery...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By Callisto224
It seemed a little high to me too. Think they...

It seemed a little high to me too. Think they charged me an hour of shop time plus shop supplies and tax ($85-90/hour rate).
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Callisto224
Yea, that's what I figured, just too old to give...

Yea, that's what I figured, just too old to give a fuck (the battery I mean).

I'll have to get the bike started to check the running voltage. Is this to make sure the alternator is still working?...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Callisto224
I did check the terminals and they are tight and...

I did check the terminals and they are tight and clean. Good idea to check the ground at the frame.

It's the original battery so it's maintenance free (AGM battery?) and the build date was Jan...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Callisto224
Battery issues?

Guess it's my turn to have battery issues. Here's the facts:

2009 1200GS (build date of Jan. 2009)

12k miles (I know, I know)

Original battery, stays on battery tender whenever at home.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,393
Posted By Callisto224
If all you really want to do is change the sound...

If all you really want to do is change the sound of the bike then a new exhust makes sense but (as you stated) the claims of the exhaust manufacturers are greatly overstated and some people expect...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By Callisto224
I just replaced both tires on my 2009 12GS...

I just replaced both tires on my 2009 12GS because they had 11k miles/5 years on them. Still had many miles to go (probably) but not worth the worrying to me. Probably also paid to much cause the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Callisto224
Probably not too helpful but, I always fill up on...

Probably not too helpful but, I always fill up on the center stand. Usually have to put in the last half gallon or so slowly and I fill to the lower part of the red filler neck (fuel is about 1 and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,393
Posted By Callisto224
Along with a million other changes. Oh, they...

Along with a million other changes. Oh, they also rebuild their engines after every race.

Pretty silly trying to compare a simple exhaust swap with "any race vehicle". :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Callisto224
Testing the ESA

So I've owned my 2009 12GS for over 4 years and I've never really noticed a difference when changing the setting on my ESA. I can go from 1 up to 1 up with luggage to 2 up or even to the off road...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,758
Posted By Callisto224
This is what mine look like! No problems after a...

This is what mine look like! No problems after a couple years of use! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Callisto224
I've got one that looks just like it. Blue...

I've got one that looks just like it. Blue really is the fastest color! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By Callisto224
If you're on a 3000 mile trip, I'm sure you'll...

If you're on a 3000 mile trip, I'm sure you'll have some reason, at some point, to stop by a dealer. Just wait until then to get it repaired. You should be using your odometer to know when to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,530
Posted By Callisto224
I have not done my brakes yet on my 2009 12GS but...

I have not done my brakes yet on my 2009 12GS but I was just wondering, is 1 pin enough or do I need 2?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,369
Posted By Callisto224
Your GS should have come with 2 metal keys, a...

Your GS should have come with 2 metal keys, a plastic key and a key code tag (at least I think that's what it is) so you can have replacement keys made.

My plastic and spare metal keys are sitting...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By Callisto224
First time I "slow dropped" my 12GS I was in my...

First time I "slow dropped" my 12GS I was in my garage and alone. The second time I was in a strip mall parking lot. I didn't even look around that time, just picked it up and got the hell out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 88,374
Posted By Callisto224
Just installed the new horn. Pretty simple...

Just installed the new horn. Pretty simple install. The hardest part was taking off the bracket from the original horn (had to partially remove the gas tank to get to the screw). I used the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By Callisto224
^ This. It's only good for 5 amps or less. No...

^ This. It's only good for 5 amps or less. No way it will power any heated clothing (well, heated socks maybe?). It will work to charge your battery IF you spend the money to get a BMW charger. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 88,374
Posted By Callisto224
Anybody try this horn on their 12GS?

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81gWq57WGAL._SL1500_.jpg

Less than 11 bucks and has a good review in MCN. Just wondering if anyone has installed this on a 12GS (mines a 2009)? Looks like...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By Callisto224
Sorry to say but you were ripped off, bummer. ...

Sorry to say but you were ripped off, bummer. :cry

If it makes you feel any better I'll take it off your hands, say $1000? :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By Callisto224
If you use the TT cockpit cover it needs to be...

If you use the TT cockpit cover it needs to be wired to the battery or a fuse box (I use an Eastern Beaver) and it will easily power heated clothes (or anything else). Also, some have taken the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,736
Posted By Callisto224
Do a search. This has been discussed here...

Do a search. This has been discussed here extensively for many, many months.
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