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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By JimVonBaden
It is definitely not as easy to clean as the...

It is definitely not as easy to clean as the R1200GS Hexhead/Camhead!:deal
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 468,612
Posted By JimVonBaden
Changed three tires on a friend's K1200RS, one...

Changed three tires on a friend's K1200RS, one was a spare, and then the oil change. His rear brakes were metal on metal, so I ordered a couple pair from BBY!
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By JimVonBaden
Marc's stuff is very good, and what I use!:deal

Marc's stuff is very good, and what I use!:deal
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By JimVonBaden
:lol3 Hell, I'm in shape, if you consider round a...

:lol3 Hell, I'm in shape, if you consider round a shape!:evil
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By JimVonBaden
By hand, tighten it as much as you can. It is...

By hand, tighten it as much as you can. It is either too loose, or the filter has some dirt on the seal.

Just in case, you did make sure the old seal was off the bike before installing the new...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By JimVonBaden
Exactly! The LE discount is after all discounts...

Exactly! The LE discount is after all discounts have been applied. That is how I got mine.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By JimVonBaden
Plus, you lose a bit of oil, and make up for it...

Plus, you lose a bit of oil, and make up for it right after the test ride when the oil is good and hot.:deal
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,431
Posted By JimVonBaden
Takes me 30 seconds to remove it whole, and have...

Takes me 30 seconds to remove it whole, and have a spare. :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By JimVonBaden
I have the low, it is pretty good. Better than...

I have the low, it is pretty good. Better than stock, less than a Russell.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By JimVonBaden
It depends. If you shut it off with the bike...

It depends. If you shut it off with the bike upright, then lean it one way then the other, maybe .1 liters from both sides total.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By JimVonBaden
To you skinny FFs, like us fat FFs, the only real...

To you skinny FFs, like us fat FFs, the only real way to compensate for the out of norm weight is to replace the springs in your struts with those appropriate to your weight if you have the GSw with...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 1,190,364
Posted By JimVonBaden
You do realize we know that, right?:lol3

You do realize we know that, right?:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 128,009
Posted By JimVonBaden
Wow, angry much? Are you sure they do not offer...

Wow, angry much? Are you sure they do not offer color matched bags? Is it so difficult to maybe paint them? Calm down before you blow a blood vessel!:norton
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 262,239
Posted By JimVonBaden
Maybe your story, my fact. I've been...

Maybe your story, my fact.

I've been around BMWs a bit. It is not like I don't know a thing or two. But if the dealer doesn't even know, and research online doesn't dig anything up, how are...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By JimVonBaden
Good idea, none of them ever have issues!:deal

Good idea, none of them ever have issues!:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By JimVonBaden
Wow, another stellar piece of crap from CR! They...

Wow, another stellar piece of crap from CR! They do this every other month, recycling garbage journalism.:norton
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 1,190,364
Posted By JimVonBaden
You may want to stick to knitting, with plastic...

You may want to stick to knitting, with plastic safety needles.:evil
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 1,190,364
Posted By JimVonBaden
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 262,239
Posted By JimVonBaden
I did, but the dealer was not knowledgeable about...

I did, but the dealer was not knowledgeable about the various options and how the GPS interacted. I took their word for it, and no one seemed to know online either. :baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,224
Posted By JimVonBaden
Trans, fill until it is level with the hole. ...

Trans, fill until it is level with the hole.

FD, fill until it is up to the shiny machined part at the bottom of the threads.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By JimVonBaden
They are expected to fit. ALL...

They are expected to fit. ALL Oilhead/Hexhead/Camhead pegs are interchangeable.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By JimVonBaden
More than one of my friends have done that and...

More than one of my friends have done that and had it shipped. Or you could do a fly and ride.:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By JimVonBaden
At this point you might want to e-mail Jerry....

At this point you might want to e-mail Jerry. Give him your number. It is hard to diagnose over the internet.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 82,858
Posted By JimVonBaden
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=686640...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=686640

http://www.r1200gs.info/forum/2-general-chatter/912-vario-top-case-old-new-difference.html
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 82,858
Posted By JimVonBaden
There was a service bulletin a long time age...

There was a service bulletin a long time age where the early top cases had an additional bar added to the mount of the top case to keep them from spontaneously leaping to their death.

I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By JimVonBaden
From here:...

From here: http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/R1200GS.shtml

http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/images/R1200GS/GSW-overall.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By JimVonBaden
The red wire should go to hot when the bike is...

The red wire should go to hot when the bike is on. You can use a fuse box or tap the bikes fused wire "red/brown" at the fuse box.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By JimVonBaden
OK, it looks like two things. First, they...

OK, it looks like two things.

First, they will stay on up to 2 minutes after you shut off the bike. This is normal and will hurt nothing. If it stays on longer you tapped the wrong power source.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 82,858
Posted By JimVonBaden
Did your top case have the BMW mod for retention?

Did your top case have the BMW mod for retention?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 228
Posted By JimVonBaden
First, what year GSA? Second, did you call Jerry?...

First, what year GSA? Second, did you call Jerry? He is very responsive to issues.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By JimVonBaden
I only run mid grade or regular in mine. It is...

I only run mid grade or regular in mine. It is fine if you do not dog it.:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 374,185
Posted By JimVonBaden
I can flatfoot one side, with the other hanging...

I can flatfoot one side, with the other hanging like Captain Morgan!:lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 468,612
Posted By JimVonBaden
I'm no slouch, but some of these guys make me...

I'm no slouch, but some of these guys make me feel very unworthy!:cry
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 468,612
Posted By JimVonBaden
Looked good in GJ too! :thumb

Looked good in GJ too! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 83,929
Posted By JimVonBaden
I haven't seen any, sorry. Maybe I am wrong, but...

I haven't seen any, sorry. Maybe I am wrong, but it doesn't seem like it lately! :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By JimVonBaden
Congrats! I loved the Corbin on my...

Congrats!

I loved the Corbin on my R1100RS, R1100GS and KLR, but I pure hated it on the R1200GS! Different butts for different seats!:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 83,929
Posted By JimVonBaden
You have to see all his posts to understand. He...

You have to see all his posts to understand. He has a love/hate relationship with BMW, and can't help but bring up all his issues on every BMW he has owned in every thread that talks about any BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,893
Posted By JimVonBaden
That is common with nearly all ABS up to the...

That is common with nearly all ABS up to the latest generation. Technology is just catching up to our expectations. Then again, you should turn ABS off on gravel roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 374,185
Posted By JimVonBaden
No, but you can rotate the GPS to help. Though,...

No, but you can rotate the GPS to help. Though, at your height, probably not enough. It doesn't block anything for me at 5'8".:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,893
Posted By JimVonBaden
I should have said virtually. You have so little...

I should have said virtually. You have so little that above a fast walk you cannot lock the brakes unless you have a gorilla grip. None the less, the two systems are, at best, similar, but in no way...
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