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Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 74,072
Posted By orgo
Article in the BMWON states that the recall...

Article in the BMWON states that the recall covers 43000 R and K bikes
built between November 2003 and April 2011
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By orgo
Camhead owners manual Engine oil ...

Camhead owners manual


Engine oil
Engine oil, capacity max 1.1 gal (max 4.0 l), with filter change
products recommended by BMW Motorrad and generally permissible viscosity classes
SAE...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,579
Posted By orgo
The last SAF-XO I bought from my dealer cost...

The last SAF-XO I bought from my dealer cost $18.00 for a liter . That's five final drive changes. It's probably a bit more this year. If someone is charging you $48.00 you need to change dealers
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By orgo
The owners manual usually lists the oils...

The owners manual usually lists the oils recommended for the temp range
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,579
Posted By orgo
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot99...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot999/BMW/BMW%20GS/20150501_1656271_zpsf7wbdyb8.jpg

I use this but any GL5 75W-90 meets specs
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 1,236,379
Posted By orgo
Thanks for that link. Amazing piece of tech.

Thanks for that link. Amazing piece of tech.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 174,419
Posted By orgo
What is that part from McMaster called ?

What is that part from McMaster called ?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-27-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,992
Posted By orgo
It actually works quite well. But as long as the...

It actually works quite well. But as long as the Ducati has ABS and it can be turned off I'm happy

Below is how tmy BMW works

Your motorcycle is equipped with
a partially integral brake...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-27-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,992
Posted By orgo
Thanks, I was curious about that. It took awhile...

Thanks, I was curious about that. It took awhile to get used to the linked brakes on my present bike but I like them. I guess I'd have to retrain back to the un-linked
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-26-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,992
Posted By orgo
Is the ABS system linked?

Is the ABS system linked?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By orgo
Thanks Jim That's what I did. I just...

Thanks Jim

That's what I did. I just snugged it to just over 5 ft/lbs.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By orgo
Front Brake Pads

The retaining pin on my bike screws in and is held with a retainer . Does anyone have the torque value for the pin (2012GS)

The RepRom shows a driven pin
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By orgo
Here's the new clip guide added March 2011 ...

Here's the new clip guide added March 2011

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot999/BMW/BMW%20GS/20150420_0740361_zpshuylklzh.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By orgo
This is the first time getting a look at the...

This is the first time getting a look at the splines with 31000 miles. The splines looked good with just a bit of factory grease on them. I lubed them with Honda moly.

The gaiter contact area was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By orgo
That sounds easy enough I was expecting some...

That sounds easy enough
I was expecting some exotic German Engineering:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By orgo
Great video thanks. I will definitely save that...

Great video thanks. I will definitely save that link.

Although it never really shows him taking off the boots it does show him just pushing it on. So does it just pull out?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By orgo
Drive Shaft Rear Flexible Gaiter

Can someone tell me or point me to a thread on the exact procedure for removing the gaiter on a camhead gs

It's not obvious to me how that gaiter is released from the final drive and swingarm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,743
Posted By orgo
I thought the head shake was only with the LC...

I thought the head shake was only with the LC bikes.

I probably missed the posts on pre LC Bikes
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By orgo
It's not a problem loading the RepRom to the hard...

It's not a problem loading the RepRom to the hard drive

It's fast . Has tons of information R1200GS 0307 to 0460

R1200GSA 0382 to 0480 And HP2 03

Select your bike and use menu to the right ....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,148
Posted By orgo
I'm pretty sure Kentucky holds the national title...

I'm pretty sure Kentucky holds the national title for litter.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By orgo
Thanks I'm actually looking at several...

Thanks

I'm actually looking at several Sidi boots . The adventure ,Canyon , Armada

Did you find the fit true to size?
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By orgo
Thanks ,looks like a great boot. I'll add it to...

Thanks ,looks like a great boot. I'll add it to my list
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By orgo
Boots

Mostly touring with some gravel and dirt roads

I'm currently using older TCX Gore-Tex X-five touring boot. The one problem I've had with them is the shift pad material wore through and I had to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By orgo
+1 this

+1 this
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,148
Posted By orgo
It's selfish Certainly we could all do...

It's selfish

Certainly we could all do more. But it makes no sense to do less than expected by the basic rules.

I could just as easily dump my old oil on the ground as recycle. What's 4...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,940
Posted By orgo
Nice job . What material did you use and where...

Nice job . What material did you use and where can it be found?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,827
Posted By orgo
http://www.ebay.com/itm/261817515381?item=26181751...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261817515381?item=261817515381&viewitem=&sspagename=ADME:X:BOCOR:MOTORS:1123&vxp=mtr...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,827
Posted By orgo
That RTP fan on eBay for $150 can be had for...

That RTP fan on eBay for $150 can be had for $110. I made him an offer of $100 and came back with a counter offer of $110. I was toying with the idea of making it a project but I'm loaded down with...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-24-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 236,992
Posted By orgo
Sweet bikes I'd be interested in knowing how...

Sweet bikes

I'd be interested in knowing how far a tank of gas will take you on those two bikes
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By orgo
SAE 5W-40 Engine oil for motorcycles with dry...

SAE 5W-40 Engine oil for motorcycles with dry clutch, API SF/
ACEA A2, or better
≥-4 F (≥-20 C)
SAE 5W-≥50 Engine oil for motorcycles with dry clutch, API SF/
ACEA A2, or better
≥-4 F...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By orgo
Since there is only .10 mm clearance on both the...

Since there is only .10 mm clearance on both the intake and exhaust the and the shims only come in .05 mm pretty much requires that the lash has to be out almost to the limits before they are changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,943
Posted By orgo
I did the brake fluid at 600 but the bike sat...

I did the brake fluid at 600 but the bike sat awhile before it was sold
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By orgo
" Easy and quick menu navigation in German. " ...

" Easy and quick menu navigation in German. "

My German language reading sucks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By orgo
BMW calls that part a screen insert

BMW calls that part a screen insert
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By orgo
The RepRom states that the GS and GSA...

The RepRom states that the GS and GSA manufactured as of Jan 2012 doesn't have the sponge

My GS manufactured Nov 2011 has the sponge

Sounds like your friend has the manufacture date wrong or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,304
Posted By orgo
[QUOTE=Delta61;26169840]This is the one i use in...

[QUOTE=Delta61;26169840]This is the one i use in my 2010 GSA. Going on 4+ years now and no problems.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 72,288
Posted By orgo
I remember being in school in the 50's (in the...

I remember being in school in the 50's (in the USA} and there was talk of converting to metric . However it became a political football and here we are in the 21st century dealing with inches and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,313
Posted By orgo
These two quotes from the owners manual is all...

These two quotes from the owners manual is all you need to know about oil level


"Engine oil, quantity for topping up max 0.5 quarts (max 0.5 l), Difference between
MIN and MAX"
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,351
Posted By orgo
Been using a battery tender direct connection to...

Been using a battery tender direct connection to the battery on a 2012 12gs since new . 28000 miles and the battery is strong. Used the same setup on a 2008 RT before that. All is well
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,789
Posted By orgo
Cut it if you don't need a spare . Below link for...

Cut it if you don't need a spare . Below link for easy installation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=YzPTPN98x40...
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