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Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
just go to Garman - you will see tech support -...

just go to Garman - you will see tech support - be prepaired to be on hold for 15/30 minutes - sometimes less - tom
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
I guess my ordeal is over - I ran this unit in my...

I guess my ordeal is over - I ran this unit in my car for a week - Finally got the guts to put it on the bike - it's really been hot so I haven't road very much but so far it's all good! Had to be a...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
thanks but i already ordered a cradle - i paid 85...

thanks but i already ordered a cradle - i paid 85 bucks from graman 56 bucks at GPS city - o-well tom
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Like me the 550's are geting old - 150 bucks is a...

Like me the 550's are geting old - 150 bucks is a little stout - guys will soon start to toss them in the dumpster - i know with me i would still invest 100 bucks to get it up & running. I don't...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
little up-date - been using the unit in the car...

little up-date - been using the unit in the car full time - 100% perfect - new cradle was shipped today so next week we will see what happens when I put it back on the back - I can't think of any...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
BTW - Besides calling Garman I sent an E-mail to...

BTW - Besides calling Garman I sent an E-mail to tech support telling of my situation - I got a nice answer this morning along with a couple of suggestions, She also told me if I tried the new cradle...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Did you say "winter"? I live in N California -...

Did you say "winter"? I live in N California - I'm not familiar with that word :rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Sorry but I guess Im starting to get a little...

Sorry but I guess Im starting to get a little touchy on this subject - I used it in the beemer again last night with-out issue & it powered on this morning - I ordered the new cradle for the bike...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
not really Dan - it worked on the Harley for 8 or...

not really Dan - it worked on the Harley for 8 or 9 hours - I did order a new craddle tonight for 100 bucks - I put it back in the bimmer all day today no issue - strange thing was that it crashed...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
this is weird - I plugged it into the computer...

this is weird - I plugged it into the computer this morning & it came on while i was talking to customer support - she ran me through about 12 reprograming steps & told me to leave it plugged in to...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Little up-date - rode the bike most of the day...

Little up-date - rode the bike most of the day yesterday - ZUMO worked perfect - went out this morning - hit the power button = NOTHING! = so I guess i'll give them a call in the AM & see what the...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
looking good so far - I started the unit 4 or 5...

looking good so far - I started the unit 4 or 5 times on the bike - no issues - maybe i'm good to go for awhile - tom
http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL93/471113/24014616/402119630.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
got my unit back today - I used it in my Beemer...

got my unit back today - I used it in my Beemer Z3 - works as advertised - I'm up-dating the maps now - I'm almost afraid to plug it into the bike - If it crashes again when on the bike I guess I can...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
USB port is dead also - one tech told me to plug...

USB port is dead also - one tech told me to plug it into the USB put pressure on the lower right part of the screen and hold the power button for 30 seconds - nothing happened - he said it's dead
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
it was a repaired unit - looked like new - I did...

it was a repaired unit - looked like new - I did check the cradle - everything looks good - I had some cleaner & cleaned all the pins - when I get the next unit I'm going to use it in my car for a...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Well this will be interesting - GPS got here...

Well this will be interesting - GPS got here today - I put the GPS on the bike today, turn the unit on & off 3 or 4 times - no problem - turned it off - went for a ride tonight - Stopped pushed the...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
even if i don't get the new battery back - the...

even if i don't get the new battery back - the old battery is still good ( the battery wasn't the problrm) & can use it as a back up if need be - When i called garman they didn't tell me that it...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
I got home from my trip yesterday - I got a...

I got home from my trip yesterday - I got a notice from Garman my unit (or a unit) was shipped today - Hope i get my old unit back - I screwed up & left the new battery on the unit i sent in :cry
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
thats what i figured - I want to keep my old 550...

thats what i figured - I want to keep my old 550 - I have it set up with the garman cradle plus the big dollar Touratech mount plus the Kuryakin GPS fuel lid mount! so I have a chunk tied up in this...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
will the 660 work in the same cradle as the 550...

will the 660 work in the same cradle as the 550 or would I have to buy a new cradle?
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
up-date - called Garman - unit will be shipped...

up-date - called Garman - unit will be shipped back middle of July - Great timing since i'l leaving on a 7 day trip next week - oh well - still have my paper maps - tom
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Garman got my GPS - I going on a trip so I sent...

Garman got my GPS - I going on a trip so I sent it express - got a note today - BACK ORDERED:becca
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
thanks tom

thanks tom
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
got the new battery - nothing - called Garman -...

got the new battery - nothing - called Garman - did a pony show as directed - nothing - so 50 bucks for a new battery - sent the unit to Garman another 150 bucks - I'll keep ya posted - tom
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
thanks goose - the new battery will be here next...

thanks goose - the new battery will be here next week - I'll let you guys know if this was the fix - I know the battery was getting weak - before i hard wired it the charged only lasted a couple of...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
I just ordered a new battery - we'll see? I'll...

I just ordered a new battery - we'll see? I'll let you know in a week - t
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
still dead! Might be battery time! You know if I...

still dead! Might be battery time! You know if I have to go to Garman or is there other suppliers at discount - tom
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Maybe the battery is toast? I don't know if the...

Maybe the battery is toast? I don't know if the battery has to be good for the unit to work wvwn when hard wired?
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Nothin?

Nothin?
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
Nothin?

Nothin?
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,300
Posted By slipjoint
help with ZUMO 550

Yesterday was working great - today nothing? Press the start up button nothing - tried it in the car, nothing - on the bike hard wired - nothing - any ideas?

thanks - tom
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,931
Posted By slipjoint
K bikes are just that - K bikes - They are "oil...

K bikes are just that - K bikes - They are "oil heads' they are more like "R" bikes - K bikes are some of the finest motorcycles that BMW ever built - I have owned 3 of them - There is a world of...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By slipjoint
thank you - my bad

thank you - my bad
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By slipjoint
Yep - Don Vesco - Rabid Transit - For you guys...

Yep - Don Vesco - Rabid Transit - For you guys who don't know who Don Was - look him up on Google - A piece of motorcycle history - <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By slipjoint
New Pix of my AirHead

I like it

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL93/471113/24037084/402031117.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,969
Posted By slipjoint
this is the off road model - bagger will be out...

this is the off road model - bagger will be out in the fall of 2013 with shaft drive
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,969
Posted By slipjoint
Talk about an airhead fan

this guy even has a Snowflake wheel on his wheel borrow! cool!
http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL93/471113/23735369/402090129.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 84,937
Posted By slipjoint
http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL93/471113/2398...

http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL93/471113/23983725/387790304.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,249
Posted By slipjoint
it would have to be cut pretty deep to show up...

it would have to be cut pretty deep to show up with a base/clear on top of it -
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,249
Posted By slipjoint
Here ya go I found the pix - not my work but same...

Here ya go I found the pix - not my work but same style i have used over he years - tom
http://pic20.picturetrail.com:80/VOL93/471113/23735369/401893444.jpg
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