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Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,902
Posted By ultane
war damn eagle!!!

war damn eagle!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,902
Posted By ultane
Wait,... I thought you used Dot 3/4?....

Wait,... I thought you used Dot 3/4?....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By ultane
You're killin me....

You're killin me....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By ultane
Yes. I put them on my F-700GS for a former SO who...

Yes. I put them on my F-700GS for a former SO who had small hands. They helped her a lot, but when set for her smaller hands, you cannot start the F-700GS while it is in gear. I use them on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,477
Posted By ultane
^^^^^^^^this^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^this^^^^^^^^
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,958
Posted By ultane
Years ago, right here in the center of the...

Years ago, right here in the center of the universe, there were posts about the linings of boxer cylinders being Nikasil (sp?) coated, which was said to be extremely hard, and is probably why the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
Hmmm. I could use a dad...[emoji38]

Hmmm. I could use a dad...[emoji38]
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
Over the years, I've been starting Gretchen up on...

Over the years, I've been starting Gretchen up on a regular basis. All of the damage to her in the accident was cosmetic, and the parts can be easily replaced. The only thing that needs to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
dead Odyssey battery on my 2007 GSA

Yesterday morning, as expected, after many months of 'purposeful' (really) neglect, the parasitic drain on Gretchen's ('07 R1200GSA) 535 Odyssey, had pretty well drained the battery. I installed this...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
^^^^ Yes ^^^^ ...but I broke down and...

^^^^ Yes ^^^^

...but I broke down and bought the Odyssey charger, hoping it will prolong the life of the battery in my parasitic bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,613
Posted By ultane
No worries..

No worries..
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,613
Posted By ultane
Well,... I thought that I was sure, but I very...

Well,... I thought that I was sure, but I very well could be wrong about the entire 2011 production year having the float. Sometimes IMADUFUS. Thanks for clearing it up!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By ultane
I think there's a a couple of fuses underneath...

I think there's a a couple of fuses underneath the bottom black panel on the left side of the bike, above the engine. They are the small micro fuses. If one blew, I'd be looking for a pinched wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,613
Posted By ultane
Just trying to help. I'll crawl back in my hole...

Just trying to help. I'll crawl back in my hole...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,613
Posted By ultane
The 2011 Adventure has the float. My 2007...

The 2011 Adventure has the float. My 2007 Adventure has the strip, which still functions perfectly.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,613
Posted By ultane
I put 9.1 gallons of 91 octane in my 2011 GSA...

I put 9.1 gallons of 91 octane in my 2011 GSA five days ago. Computer said I had 4 miles remaining range prior to the fill up.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,558
Posted By ultane
Tire Change Newbie : Any help welcome

Haven't read the responses, but tubeless tires are significantly more difficult to 'spoon' on and off than tubed tires. BestRest products has some great equipment and an instructional DVD that will...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,344
Posted By ultane
How much air did he put in the tires?

How much air did he put in the tires?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By ultane
Kamikaze Duck

There was a great video clip on the Z-Technic website a few years ago of one of their screens deflecting a shotgun blast. I don't know if it is still there.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,510
Posted By ultane
_cy_ Thanks for your contributions!!

_cy_

Thanks for your contributions!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,278
Posted By ultane
GSA or R1200RT

Any pu$$y can ride a 650 dual sport off road. You'll just be one of the guys. Get the GSA, with TKC's, and show your 'friends' how a real man does it. Everyone who's EVER ridden on the back of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,973
Posted By ultane
BMW is now said to be covering the fuel strip...

BMW is now said to be covering the fuel strip under warranty for 12 years IIRC.
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,953
Posted By ultane
R1200GS Adventure... Next question...

R1200GS Adventure...

Next question...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By ultane
Great question DaveCR!!! I think the BMW...

Great question DaveCR!!!

I think the BMW system has at least two mechanisms (motors) to malfunction. The preload adjuster, and the rebound dampening adjuster mechanism. I have NO idea how often...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
The bike will charge an odessey, just not as good...

The bike will charge an odessey, just not as good as the specified charging algorithm. But I might be wrong. Just ask my X.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
There's a battery thread here that you should...

There's a battery thread here that you should spend some time reading. The odyssey batteries require a specific charge cycle to totally charge.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By ultane
Odyssey sells a charger that is specially...

Odyssey sells a charger that is specially designed for their batteries.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By ultane
Problems running Gerbing Heated Gear on GS F 700

On my '13 F700GS, I connected TWO Gerbings pigtails directly to the battery, and have run TWO Gerbings jackets on the bike with ZERO problems.

You would get more replies if this were posted in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By ultane
Ohlins Upgrade on '11GS

I think the Ohlins were $1600 back in '09, and I think I paid about the same for the Wilber's in early '12. Both were worth the money. I would have still bought Wilbur's even if the '11 GSA did not...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By ultane
Ohlins Upgrade on '11GS

The seals blew out on my new '07 GSA in the first year of ownership. I replaced them with Ohlins and was extremely happy with my choice. I replaced the OEM ESA shocks on my new '11 GSA, with WILBERS...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By ultane
My BMW branded battery charger works perfectly on...

My BMW branded battery charger works perfectly on my 07 GSA and my 13 F700GS, but ALWAYS gave the error light on my 2011 GSA, even after the appropriate handshake with the ZFE.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By ultane
You made a 2014 GSA a dog food hauler. You...

You made a 2014 GSA a dog food hauler. You deserved the yellow triangle Stink Eye....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By ultane
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By ultane
Windscreen choices? '07 GSA

I put the largest Cee Bailey on my '07 GSA one winter years ago in order to block more wind. It worked good, but I didn't need it after I bought heated gear. I could be talked out of it since I no...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By ultane
^^this^^ Especially if the bike has had a...

^^this^^

Especially if the bike has had a hard landing on the right side of the handle bars when taking a short nap on the right side.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,698
Posted By ultane
GSA Low Beam Bulbs Repeatedly Burn Out..Why?

Just had the fog lamp relay replaced.. What a beoch.

Tried to trouble shoot with the GS911 before a trip to the shop. No go. The fogs are an accessory (even on the GSA's) and don't show up on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By ultane
That really bites. Hope you get somewhere back...

That really bites. Hope you get somewhere back close to normal. It took 11 months not to hurt with every breath, after I broke some ribs when a ftard ran me off the road. The worst was just not being...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,571
Posted By ultane
No bumps on my front A3 yet, but they could show...

No bumps on my front A3 yet, but they could show up later. The weird bumps were on the last set of A2's a while ago on the '11 ADV, and currently on the A2's on the '07 ADV. The A3 currently on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By ultane
How much to replace the final drive?

I was quoted $700 by Cycle Specialties in Modesto to replace the final drive bearing on my 2011 Adventure, but then they realized bike was still in warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,027
Posted By ultane
I think they are going to cover the dreaded fuel...

I think they are going to cover the dreaded fuel strip failure for 12 years as a warranty repair.
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