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Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 46,795
Posted By viz
My $0.02: Done 64,000 km on my GSA -...

My $0.02:

Done 64,000 km on my GSA - favourite combination is TKC80 on front and Tourance (not EXP) rear. That combination gives very little away to Tourance/Anakee all round on the tar, including...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 74,962
Posted By viz
My Pig may fly, but it don't swim! viz

My Pig may fly, but it don't swim!

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By viz
There would have to be a 12v wire somewhere to...

There would have to be a 12v wire somewhere to power the lights I am certain, just gotta find it

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By viz
High Beam Trigger Wire For R1200GS/A LC

Got asked the question, and owning the 2010 model not the LC I am unable to answer:

Where can I pick up a high beam trigger wire for a relay to run spotties on an LC GSA. It appears the wiring up...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,973
Posted By viz
Inspired me to buy my bike, and its the best I...

Inspired me to buy my bike, and its the best I have ever owned. However they should have stuck to the KTMs - or even better the BMW XCs (were they out then?). Bike is way too heavy and big for what...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,529
Posted By viz
Been in the Simpson with a 4WD - motorcycles...

Been in the Simpson with a 4WD - motorcycles coming the other way were my biggest concern. I had a huge flag on mine - the bikers I spoke to generally had a two way radio which they monitored on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,139
Posted By viz
Still working on the screen one of those really...

Still working on the screen one of those really long term projects. So far: 240 grit paper to iron out the scratches and gouges, 600 grit to polish it smooth (opaques the screen but that is not going...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,634
Posted By viz
From an email I received as webmaster of the BMW...

From an email I received as webmaster of the BMW Touring Club website: (http://bmwtcnsw.org)

At the 2013 Far Cairn Rally, Josh and Duncan will be showing the second Eye of the Rider documentaries...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 254,113
Posted By viz
This both utterly awesome and a sacrilege - where...

This both utterly awesome and a sacrilege - where do I get one??? :clap

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By viz
I have a 2010 GSA with an RM2 damper. My GSA does...

I have a 2010 GSA with an RM2 damper. My GSA does not have ESA (ordered it without) and is a bit of a nervous nelly on the slab, following tar snakes, grooves, getting wiggled around by crosswinds,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By viz
I have a 2010 GSA with a boosterplug and yes it...

I have a 2010 GSA with a boosterplug and yes it does work, though subtly. It is best felt off the idle, with less stalls and smoother slow speed work. And less popping on a trailing throttle.

Some...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 3,313,191
Posted By viz
Damn - missed the start of this... Looks...

Damn - missed the start of this...

Looks like a few nights will be filled with a bit of reading :evil

viz
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 634,403
Posted By viz
Filthy Pig

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 634,403
Posted By viz
Barrington Tops

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 634,403
Posted By viz
"Yellow"

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Forum: Vendors 05-08-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,390
Posted By viz
I would add to this: use a diode protected relay,...

I would add to this: use a diode protected relay, something like the Narva 68032 (http://www.narva.com.au/products/browse/normal-open-4-5) to insure against circuit spikes that could upset or damage...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,149,560
Posted By viz
Ah here we go again... :lol3 viz

Ah here we go again... :lol3

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,149,560
Posted By viz
Sorry folks - just reading the arguments and...

Sorry folks - just reading the arguments and opinions about what does or does not make an enduro bike...

I'll let the video tell the story.

Miles Davis (not black, and AFAIK does not play any...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By viz
Help Needed To Make A Trailer Hitch

I am in need of someone in or near the Sydney area who can make a trailer hitch for me, someone good with a mig or tig and has a workshop (pipe bending tools are good) - and time to do the job. Needs...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,986
Posted By viz
Updated mud map (in pdf form) to get to the rally...

Updated mud map (in pdf form) to get to the rally from Dungog found here (http://wp.me/a2Fzg3-xU)

viz
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,986
Posted By viz
I wish there was a like button on ADVrider :lol3 ...

I wish there was a like button on ADVrider :lol3

viz
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 558,668
Posted By viz
I HATE pickles! <iframe width="420"...

I HATE pickles!

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/g266Uwp6ZnI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

viz
Forum: Australia 01-16-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,986
Posted By viz
Hmmm. no fires? As in fire bans? viz

Hmmm. no fires? As in fire bans?

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,868
Posted By viz
I have a 2010 non-ESA - I am using an Antigravity...

I have a 2010 non-ESA - I am using an Antigravity LiPo (Lithium Polymer) AG16YTX12 battery, much bigger than stock and WAY lighter. It turns the motor over very well, no problems. I have not had any...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,121
Posted By viz
It will wobble. Adding a steering damper works...

It will wobble. Adding a steering damper works well (I use a RM2); the panniers definitely contribute. Tyre pressure and rear preload (as JVB suggests) will also affect the wobbles. A headwind or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,553
Posted By viz
Are able to let us know how much? :evil viz

Are able to let us know how much? :evil

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 930,591
Posted By viz
New Wlibers, front and rear... I have a new...

New Wlibers, front and rear...

I have a new bike again :clap

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...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,553
Posted By viz
Recently had a set of custom Wilbers made up -...

Recently had a set of custom Wilbers made up - Wilburs because a highly respected guy in my area recommended them *for my application*...

We went through a lot of trouble to get our (me and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,177
Posted By viz
Driveline Backlash 2010 GSA

I have noticed recently that the driveline backlash on my 2010 GSA seems to be increasing - stick it in 1st gear on the main stand and rocking the rear wheel back and forth produces about 2"+ of...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,149,560
Posted By viz
Interesting maybe but not unusual. I also use...

Interesting maybe but not unusual. I also use that combination - it is a very practical all-round touring option

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By viz
Come and get it any time Max - although if that...

Come and get it any time Max - although if that does not work I think I am up that way New Year... You must be wearing the old one out by now?

voz
Forum: Australia 12-17-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,583
Posted By viz
OK - gonna throw a spanner in here... Had...

OK - gonna throw a spanner in here...

Had lots of neck/shoulder problems last year that normal domestic massage did not fix. Also had jaw ache, tooth ache and when really bad, ear ache. Plus...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By viz
Success! :clap Move (not remove) the front...

Success! :clap

Move (not remove) the front crash-bar brace a bit and the shock has room to come down. Four screws two bolts all done.

I was pushing too hard (and why wouldn't you with shiny new...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By viz
I let youz all now how it goes - a nights sleep...

I let youz all now how it goes - a nights sleep has certainly helped to put a fresh perspective on it. Methinks the secret is the crashbar...

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By viz
Pissed Removing Front Shock 2010 GSA?

This one is driving me nuts...

I am reasonably good as a spannerhead but I cannot get the front shock out of my (non ESA) 2010 GSA - I am replacing them with Wilburs. Rear went in fine, no probs....
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,986
Posted By viz
Just a correction on that linky above (it's out...

Just a correction on that linky above (it's out of date) - this is now the correct one (http://www.bmwtcnsw.org/club/ai1ec_event/karuah-river-rally/?instance_id=3494) which has the KRR flyer and map...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,337
Posted By viz
My XD3 whistles... :cry viz

My XD3 whistles... :cry

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By viz
^^^ Wot he said :deal 32/36 is my normal...

^^^ Wot he said :deal

32/36 is my normal one-up tar riding tyre pressure

viz
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By viz
No offence taken :D Just to make sure we are...

No offence taken :D

Just to make sure we are talking about the same thing - I am referring to the "angular contact bearing" in the yoke - not the ball joints in the telever. I don't think these...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,519
Posted By viz
Put it on its main stand and check the steering...

Put it on its main stand and check the steering lock to lock with the front wheel off the ground. It should be light and smooth with no notching, free with no resistance; you should not be able to...
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