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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-01-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,548
Posted By STisma
Now that is a downhill!?!?! Dry day only!!!

Now that is a downhill!?!?!
Dry day only!!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Check/Replace the radiator cap Check all...

Check/Replace the radiator cap
Check all coolant hoses for leaks, pressure and vacuum (I think Andy described the weirdness with coolant hose leak)
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Yes it could.

Yes it could.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
The above is pointing at the water pump seal(s).

The above is pointing at the water pump seal(s).
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,703
Posted By STisma
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 540,008
Posted By STisma
Few options ... ...

Few options ...

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/Gear/IMG_4466_zpsdapdppuq.jpg (http://s1204.photobucket.com/user/stisma/media/Gear/IMG_4466_zpsdapdppuq.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
I suppose the easiest solution would be to get a...

I suppose the easiest solution would be to get a longer hose.
It has been done B4.
Hydraulic/fluid hose shop might be helpful.
Perhaps.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Here it is ... ...

Here it is ...

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/2000%20Peg3/IMG_2273brgs_zpsf7d5d6be.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
The bushing in question is PN 8121156 special...

The bushing in question is PN 8121156 special order item about 2-3 weeks and only $5.
DO order and replace the yellow felt-type seals for the swing-arm needle brg's, they go bad fast.
Use...
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,985
Posted By STisma
Happy and very healthy New Year to 3 Step...

Happy and very healthy New Year to 3 Step Hideaway!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 540,008
Posted By STisma
That was fast, thanks for the detailed info....

That was fast, thanks for the detailed info. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 540,008
Posted By STisma
Anyone tried the Maier...

Anyone tried the Maier (https://www.maier-mfg.com/catalog/bmw-r1200gs-adventure-rear-splash-guard-liquid-cooled) version?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 409,443
Posted By STisma
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
At $13 a piece it's a steal. Back in the day...

At $13 a piece it's a steal.
Back in the day we were paying EU25 a piece + shipping from EU.
And we were happy! :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Gearingcommander...

Gearingcommander (http://www.gearingcommander.com/) can help.
Both of our bikes were off about 5-6MPH with a stock size front tire and front sprocket.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 409,443
Posted By STisma
MO-AR Ozark Park Sep. 2014.

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/2014%20MO-AR%20Ozark/10653832_10204200347119147_4050081718862771653_n_zpsd0d432b9.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Laugh The carbs removal is considered a major surgery...

The carbs removal is considered a major surgery by many.
One hour for removal alone is a good start.
Floats and O-Rings are known to go bad, especially now with ethanol.
There are two carbs so...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Possibly the most affordable and "secure"...

Possibly the most affordable and "secure" solution .....
Shoulder screw with lock nut all in SS.

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/IMG_4240_zpsf8c375c7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Peg's are known pigs when it comes to fuel...

Peg's are known pigs when it comes to fuel economy.
It really depends on the driving habits, throtlle hand and the set-up,
but 40-ish MPG (US) is expected.
I never gotten more than 50MPG....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,801
Posted By STisma
It seems to be a handy and useful $300 option for...

It seems to be a handy and useful $300 option for a vivid "starbAx" rider or urban commuter. :eek1
It might appear as yet-another-possible-gone bad culprit for an off-grid rider, as noted above....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 15,801
Posted By STisma
What about the pannier and GPS locks with keyless...

What about the pannier and GPS locks with keyless option?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Eek I think someone already posted the PN's, so I...

I think someone already posted the PN's,
so I hope I'm not stepping on the toes....

T-Handle looking one is McMaster 93680A210 (http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/120/3345/=tizcx1) $21.20ea
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Windshield Pins & E-Clips

If it helps anyone ....

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/IMG_4232_zpsc0b79868.jpg (http://s1204.photobucket.com/user/stisma/media/R12GS-A/IMG_4232_zpsc0b79868.jpg.html)...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Quick update on the GSA '14 check engine light...

Quick update on the GSA '14 check engine light on, loss of the throttle function and the battery drain.
As they were unable to solve the puzzle after 3 weeks of wrenching and testing :eek1 the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Nothing plugged-in nor connected to any one of...

Nothing plugged-in nor connected to any one of the bikes.
(Both bikes have GPS prep but no GPS units attached/connected)
I tried removing one fuse at the time to try and isolate the issue,
but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
My intent here is to post an issue we are having...

My intent here is to post an issue we are having with one of the GSA's.
One bike has no issues, but the other one is less lucky.
With 700 miles and 4 visits to the dealer, the bike might be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,020
Posted By STisma
PM'd you....

PM'd you....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,020
Posted By STisma
Don't garbage it, sell it!

Don't garbage it, sell it!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,020
Posted By STisma
Someone is gonna got confused with the gear box...

Someone is gonna got confused with the gear box oil on a 2014....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,325
Posted By STisma
My brothers bike had similar issue with the...

My brothers bike had similar issue with the "non-functioning" throttle, many times. It also caused the check engine to come on.
After numerous visits to the dealer, who claimed the TPS plug was out,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
I'm loving this one! :poser:beer

I'm loving this one! :poser:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Windshield pins

http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/IMG_3982_zpsa3d46fa4.jpg (http://s1204.photobucket.com/user/stisma/media/R12GS-A/IMG_3982_zpsa3d46fa4.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,020
Posted By STisma
That explains it!!! Being my first non-chain...

That explains it!!!
Being my first non-chain drive I was puzzled with the "dirt".
THX :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,020
Posted By STisma
FD oil service at 700 miles

I couldn't wait to replace the final drive oil, as the whining noise was..... concerning. At times and at certain speeds the whining made me question if there was any oil at all in the final drive.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 409,443
Posted By STisma
...the blue one sneaked in ... ...

...the blue one sneaked in ...
http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb414/stisma/R12GS-A/20140605_131229_zps06d8aca6.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 409,443
Posted By STisma
Removal of the rack for side cases involves ...2...

Removal of the rack for side cases involves ...2 tools and 8 screws in total I think.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
For a piece of mind...... Not the best price,...

For a piece of mind......
Not the best price, but you can buy quantity needed.
These are Weather Pack/Delphi type (round pins and ferrules).
I like adding some electrical grease to the pins and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Yes it is. Dim. 25x52x16.25mm This one is...

Yes it is.
Dim. 25x52x16.25mm
This one is Std Tolerance.
You can also go with 30205J2 for more "precise" fit.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 496,151
Posted By STisma
Seems to be a external side-mount ring, sometimes...

Seems to be a external side-mount ring, sometimes called E-clip or even C-clip.
Not the best pic as it's difficult to reach.........
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 201,904
Posted By STisma
Yup ...:clap That VRR will not overheat.

Yup ...:clap
That VRR will not overheat.
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