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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
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 Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By orgo
+1 this

+1 this
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,571
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: 62
Views: 6,504
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: 39
Views: 2,014
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: 39
Views: 2,014
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: 2,073
Views: 206,072
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: 1,656
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: 1,033
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: 9,919
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: 587
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: 471
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: 471
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: 2,132
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: 897
Views: 64,151
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: 78
Views: 7,523
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: 3,116
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: 1,687
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...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By orgo
+1 That's what I do But the JVB list is...

+1 That's what I do

But the JVB list is also a good way to go
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,277
Posted By orgo
Ouch. At least you weren't sitting on it.

Ouch. At least you weren't sitting on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By orgo
In my case it's gradually less mpg. And it...

In my case it's gradually less mpg. And it improves after adding the additive.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,523
Posted By orgo
Did you run the bike until it reached operating...

Did you run the bike until it reached operating temp after filling with 4 quarts ? If not your measurements won't be accurate
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,523
Posted By orgo
I never measured it Jim . That was a quote from...

I never measured it Jim . That was a quote from the manual. Sorry about omitting the quotation marks and not sighting the source
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,523
Posted By orgo
I have done exactly that I got to the top...

I have done exactly that

I got to the top of the red line with 4 quarts less 2 ounces. I went for a long ride checked the bike as the manual described when I got back in the same spot in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,523
Posted By orgo
level. Engine oil, quantity for topping up ...

level.
Engine oil, quantity for
topping up
max 0.5 quarts (max 0.5 l)
(Difference between MIN
and MAX)
Checking engine oil level
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,523
Posted By orgo
I drain the oil warm ,change the filter. Then I...

I drain the oil warm ,change the filter. Then I add 4 quarts.

Manual says the bike holds 4 liters = 4.2 quarts

the oil level is always to the top above the red line.

Is the sight...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By orgo
BMW labeled "Fuel System Cleaner Plus With...

BMW labeled "Fuel System Cleaner Plus With Techron "

Part number 82140413341

Or just buy Techron from any auto parts or Wal-Mart

I've only just used Techron so I don't know how...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,808
Posted By orgo
I've been getting good results from adding...

I've been getting good results from adding Techron to my fuel.

Nothing scientific to prove results just observation of fuel economy

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By orgo
Those springs can be made but not bought at least...

Those springs can be made but not bought at least not from BMW.

Mine broke under warranty and they had to replace the whole headlight assembly
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 385,914
Posted By orgo
These are BMW TakeDown Lights. They are not for...

These are BMW TakeDown Lights. They are not for use on road. However I have them tilted down so that I get good daylight conspicuity without blinding oncoming traffic. The dealer added them free of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By orgo
+1 If you decide to bend them this is the...

+1

If you decide to bend them this is the way to go.

Maybe a machine shop or an outfit that makes exhaust systems would have the equipment to bend them with less stress
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By orgo
here's a pic of the side cover. This pic was...

here's a pic of the side cover. This pic was posted by Kbasa back in 2005

http://kbasa.smugmug.com/photos/3858950-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By orgo
Bob t's pretty straight forward Unclip...

Bob

t's pretty straight forward

Unclip side cover That's the black plastic part. It just pulls out. You can gently pull on it to feel where it's fastened then pull straight out from those...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,854
Posted By orgo
That's what I had in mind The ground...

That's what I had in mind

The ground clearance looks good and the bars are narrow enough to make it through the doorway at Starbucks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-16-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,854
Posted By orgo
The aging process is starting to take a toll on...

The aging process is starting to take a toll on my body so I'll probably be looking for a lighter more nimble machine in the next few years
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-01-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 206,072
Posted By orgo
I'm about 100 miles from Nashville so that's...

I'm about 100 miles from Nashville so that's where Ill be headed to get a look
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By orgo
3m dual lock is very secure

3m dual lock is very secure
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By orgo
I kind of plan when I'm going to do a valve job...

I kind of plan when I'm going to do a valve job to avoid that situation .
I don't need my bike everyday and I have a garage . Makes it easy


However I see how that would be an advantage...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,111
Posted By orgo
Ip67

http://aceeca.com/handhelds/ip67 (http://aceeca.com/handhelds/ip67)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,579
Posted By orgo
I actually prefer the camhead valve adjust over...

I actually prefer the camhead valve adjust over the hexhead.

I'm 100 miles from the dealer so I just order the shims online and usually get them in 2 days . No big deal to me. It's not like the...
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