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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By lkchris
Really don't think "BMW" has any control over...

Really don't think "BMW" has any control over what dealers charge.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By lkchris
http://pirateslair.net/billetgascap.htm

http://pirateslair.net/billetgascap.htm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By lkchris
So, the assumption is the rest of the sensor will...

So, the assumption is the rest of the sensor will last forever because it was designed to?

Could it be that given the harsh environment that the sensors experience, the life of all or most of...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By lkchris
PLUS ... be sure it's in first gear ... aka...

PLUS ... be sure it's in first gear ... aka "Park"
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By lkchris
This isn't rocket science--if some manufacturer...

This isn't rocket science--if some manufacturer doesn't make a tire in your size they don't make a tire for your bike. Move on.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By lkchris
How does one have an oil filter leak? I've...

How does one have an oil filter leak? I've never had one. There is a published torque figure.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By lkchris
T is a really low speed rating, too.

T is a really low speed rating, too.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By lkchris
Cats sold on cars sold in the USA are required to...

Cats sold on cars sold in the USA are required to be warranted for 8 years/80K miles. They usually last that long.

No requirements for bikes, but the technology exists to make them last pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 70,959
Posted By lkchris
It's the cost to you of not having your bike...

It's the cost to you of not having your bike dealer serviced.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 70,959
Posted By lkchris
And it won't because it's not a recall. ...

And it won't because it's not a recall.

The word recall has specific meaning and that is it's an action prompted by the Federal government in response to a safety or emissions problem

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By lkchris
Remember that to Germans (Bosch) earth is brown,...

Remember that to Germans (Bosch) earth is brown, so all grounds are brown wires.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By lkchris
This legislation also assumes testing or...

This legislation also assumes testing or diagnostic equipment must be made available for sale to the general public.

It does NOT exempt maintenance that requires the equipment.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By lkchris
How are you going to know it's "thrown a bunch of...

How are you going to know it's "thrown a bunch of codes" if you don't have a code reader?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By lkchris
Galfer is covered in current issue of Roadracing...

Galfer is covered in current issue of Roadracing World magazine.

A Spanish company ... rotors made in Spain, brake lines made in USA.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,736
Posted By lkchris
Show me a farmer with ethanol powered tractors or...

Show me a farmer with ethanol powered tractors or combines.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By lkchris
It's all one system and one fan is proven by...

It's all one system and one fan is proven by testing to be enough. It's not as if the coolant on the left side is never going to get to the right side. And, no, they got nothing wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,736
Posted By lkchris
Ha! Love to see you find that in writing...

Ha!

Love to see you find that in writing somewhere.

Remember, your dealer is NOT BMW. You'd be well served to take most of what your dealer tells you with a grain of salt ... unless they...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By lkchris
Leaking fuel injector

Leaking fuel injector
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,551
Posted By lkchris
Life is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Hostile...

Life is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Hostile people get hostility in return.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By lkchris
Verify your "flapper" is working...

Verify your "flapper" is working correctly.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,551
Posted By lkchris
Nah, this is a sealed unit direct from a...

Nah, this is a sealed unit direct from a supplier.

BMW doesn't have an instrument factory.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By lkchris
New tires (any) are always better than the used...

New tires (any) are always better than the used up ones just removed.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By lkchris
The problem with the "stem adapter" is that it's...

The problem with the "stem adapter" is that it's metal.

Maybe you didn't notice, but when TPMS arrived metal valve caps were forbidden.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By lkchris
Lightweight piston pins for Airheads has been...

Lightweight piston pins for Airheads has been around for decades.

Never heard of anyone using Oilhead pins, however.

This is mostly applicable to the 1000 Airheads, as the smaller...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By lkchris
You don't suppose the 12-year warranty is...

You don't suppose the 12-year warranty is intended to cover replacing them over and over, do you?

They think they (the supplier) have fixed it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By lkchris
It's pretty much Business 101 to exceed...

It's pretty much Business 101 to exceed customers' expectations.

It's tough to hear about dealers that maybe don't. Even harder to believe they will be in business long or have been in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By lkchris
This is less distracting than texting while...

This is less distracting than texting while riding?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By lkchris
Wow. Of course there's an advantage in...

Wow.

Of course there's an advantage in matching the thread length of the plug to the thread length in the head.

Different plugs only applies to R1150s (and R1200C) with dual plugs, as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 42,543
Posted By lkchris
Just remember that it's now 2015 and this problem...

Just remember that it's now 2015 and this problem was identified in at least 2007, i.e. 8 years ago, and BMW changed to steel spiders by then (for sure by 2009).

There was certainly plenty of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,568
Posted By lkchris
Why do you assume BMW has designed a restrictive...

Why do you assume BMW has designed a restrictive system?

Your engine will not "take in" more air unless you've changed camshafts, put in bigger valves, bored or stroked it, turbocharged it, or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,977
Posted By lkchris
You're so silly. Go ahead and use your...

You're so silly.

Go ahead and use your centerstand if you don't mind putting your bike at risk. There's no law against it, but maybe there should be for poor humor. There are laws of physics,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,977
Posted By lkchris
You were doing it wrong with your Airhead. ...

You were doing it wrong with your Airhead.

The centerstand is to be used ONLY for maintenance, including fueling. Any BMW, any time.

The bike is significantly more stable on the sidestand (and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By lkchris
A great way to minimize height--and more...

A great way to minimize height--and more importantly lower center of gravity--is to fully compress the bike's suspension during transport.

It's how BMW recommends trailering its bikes.

Not a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By lkchris
BMW Motorcycle Magazine appears to be way ahead...

BMW Motorcycle Magazine appears to be way ahead of any clubs or forums on reporting on issues with the new bikes and a recent article discusses this in detail. Recommend this magazine.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,876
Posted By lkchris
There is nothing to accomplish by fitting any...

There is nothing to accomplish by fitting any other than OE plugs to this engine.

BMW knows what it's doing.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,949
Posted By lkchris
Last August following MotoGP at Indy we rode in...

Last August following MotoGP at Indy we rode in pouring rain up the Interstate to Lafayette, IN, then took country roads west out of there. Coming into what must have been Pine Village, I got a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,356
Posted By lkchris
BMW cars have been assembled in SA for some time...

BMW cars have been assembled in SA for some time now. Perhaps that's a connection to low bike prices somehow, maybe even political.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,646
Posted By lkchris
You need to be more patient. It will be a...

You need to be more patient.

It will be a few minutes before the charger wakes up the ZFE and begins to charge your battery. Same thing after it has gone to sleep after the battery is fully...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By lkchris
Good to remember that this site presents build...

Good to remember that this site presents build date in European format.

For my RT it says 03 01 12 and that's January 3.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,530
Posted By lkchris
If you use the specified (not same word as...

If you use the specified (not same word as recommended) SAF-XO fluid in final drive it will by definition be synthetic.
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