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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,232
Posted By marchyman
:jinx

:jinx
Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,810
Posted By marchyman
To remove maps using OS X is easy. They are...

To remove maps using OS X is easy. They are stored in the folder

"~/Library/Application Support/Garmin/Maps"

where the ~ stands for your home directory. Close BaseCamp, remove the...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,232
Posted By marchyman
From bottom of the red to top of the red is about...

From bottom of the red to top of the red is about 1 liter (1000 ml). At 70% you are 300 ml short of being "full". So you went through the trouble of removing oil because you were over by about...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,636
Posted By marchyman
I find fingers are more agile than toes. I...

I find fingers are more agile than toes.

I wonder if any of you have even tried using your fingers to open the cap? It's just not that hard. :dunno
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Posted By marchyman
Some (including me) had the gas cap fall apart. ...

Some (including me) had the gas cap fall apart. Cap replaced under warranty.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7,111
Views: 2,378,667
Posted By marchyman
The road around West Maui went through about 15...

The road around West Maui went through about 15 years ago. Beautiful, but I did have to back up about 3/4 of a mile to find a spot wide enough to let an oncoming truck pass.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By marchyman
Cost? Last time I went looking the only two...

Cost? Last time I went looking the only two choices I considered were the Braking and ABE rotors... The Braking site wouldn't take my order for some unknown reason so I bought the ABE.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By marchyman
Some bikes wear out pads sooner than others. ...

Some bikes wear out pads sooner than others. This was true on the hexheads, too (but not quite a bad IIRC). After my first set of hexhead pads wore I pulled apart the rear caliper and gave it a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By marchyman
Creator: Marco S Hyman Camera: Fujifilm FinePix...

Creator: Marco S Hyman
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix X100
Lens: 23 mm
Exposure: Manual exposure, 1/250 sec, f/4, ISO 640
Flash: On, Fired
Date: July 2, 2014 2:42:20PM
Color Space: sRGB
Software:...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By marchyman
Some of it might be dust. The wind has been...

Some of it might be dust. The wind has been blowing all summer and it's too hot to work with the garage door closed. Instead I wipe everything down just before buttoning up the bike. And NOT with...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By marchyman
There is nothing you can do to adjust the idle...

There is nothing you can do to adjust the idle other than checking for air leaks and removing them if any are found.

DMilan told you about the de-compression device. It looks like this:

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Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By marchyman
You adjusted the IDLE sync on an R1200? How did...

You adjusted the IDLE sync on an R1200? How did you do that?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By marchyman
Do you have or have access to a GS-911? If so...

Do you have or have access to a GS-911? If so you might want to try the "reset adaptation values" procedure. Over time the bike learns. After a service that learning pertains to the old, used...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By marchyman
Over filled clutch was a somewhat common...

Over filled clutch was a somewhat common complaint last year. Or maybe it's just that the clutch has a lot of initial wear until the plates are flat --- the fluid rises in the reservoir as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4,710
Views: 722,344
Posted By marchyman
This recently came up on the MOA forum. I'll...

This recently came up on the MOA forum. I'll repeat here what I wrote there:
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You may receive many opinions. They will boil down to one of these three common answers

1) Would you trust...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By marchyman
Why do you think it is the ABS unit is someway...

Why do you think it is the ABS unit is someway involved, especially if flushing the system seemed to resolve the issue? And where are you that the pressure modulator is a $5,000~$6,000 part? Here...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By marchyman
You disconnected the hot from the stud? That...

You disconnected the hot from the stud? That disconnects the battery? Kind of hard to charge a disconnected battery.

But why are you attempting to disconnect the battery in the first place? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By marchyman
Try the GS-911 forum:...

Try the GS-911 forum: http://forum.hexcode.co.za/forum/

Might get some helpful answers there.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 47,656
Posted By marchyman
The issue will NEVER be fixed because as soon as...

The issue will NEVER be fixed because as soon as one breaks there will be a post about it and eleventy seven people will jump in explaining how it happened to them or their buddy, too -- even though...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By marchyman
I've never done the job, but the reprom says...

I've never done the job, but the reprom says "Turn the fork bridge all the way and remove". I don't know exactly what "turn all the way" means. Perhaps it is important.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,810
Posted By marchyman
Excellent, Garry. Next time my GPS doesn't see a...

Excellent, Garry. Next time my GPS doesn't see a route (my typical error) exported by basecamp I'll try the two step process of exporting it to my desktop and then copying it to the montana to see...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By marchyman
My dealer. $18 each. Good thing you only need...

My dealer. $18 each. Good thing you only need two.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By marchyman
You place an order someplace then wait. The...

You place an order someplace then wait. The rear I ordered in May (?) arrived on my doorstep last week. Maybe that means supply is finally trickling out to the market place. Mine came from Sierra...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,164
Posted By marchyman
I'd not class a cracked flange as an FD failure. ...

I'd not class a cracked flange as an FD failure. It is a failure that shouldn't happen, but the flange is a separate removable part. If a flange crack is an FD failure than a warped front brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By marchyman
Apples and oranges. Or lemons. The GS-911 can...

Apples and oranges. Or lemons. The GS-911 can not be connected to an iDevice using USB. This thread has nothing to do with USB. An iDevice can connect to ANY wifi network. This thread is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By marchyman
EWS: Engine Wont Start. OK, its actually...

EWS: Engine Wont Start. OK, its actually something in German but you get the gist. If you see solid EWS it means the bike didn't recognize the chip in your key. Many possible reasons for than...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,971
Posted By marchyman
I don't think that can happen on the wetheads. ...

I don't think that can happen on the wetheads. Not 100% sure because I've after market hand guards. I know it can't happen on my bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By marchyman
You are correct, sir. Sometimes I forget which...

You are correct, sir. Sometimes I forget which thread I'm in... a sure sign of old age and decrepitude. :lol2
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,814
Posted By marchyman
When in D2D mode the GS-911 is at address...

When in D2D mode the GS-911 is at address 10.0.0.1. To connect to the device you have to go to the wife setup on your pc/laptop/whatever and connect to the "network" being advertised by the GS-911. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By marchyman
1) 20K miles is about 5 years for some :deal 2)...

1) 20K miles is about 5 years for some :deal
2) ESA or Dynamic ESA. They are not the same thing.
3) I don't think anyone yet knows knows how long Dynamic ESA shocks will last. I haven't seen...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,814
Posted By marchyman
You got this: ...

You got this:

http://www.snafu.org/pics/r1200gsw/2013/1220-gs-911wifi/p-133542021-0007.jpg

Or something close to that (that's a screenshot of older software). And when you clicked on your...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,543
Views: 319,935
Posted By marchyman
One month turnaround sucks. The offer for a new...

One month turnaround sucks. The offer for a new engine/transmission sounds good. No loaner also sucks. I'd try working on getting BMW to spring for a months rental on some other bike... any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,814
Posted By marchyman
Got google? It is a device that attaches to...

Got google?

It is a device that attaches to the diagnostics plug of your bike. Depending upon the version of the device you can connect to it using a Windows based PC running the device...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By marchyman
Probably part of a GPS mount. The "rugged AMPS"...

Probably part of a GPS mount. The "rugged AMPS" mount for my GPS came with an audio lead. I did this with it to keep dirt and water out before tucking it up out of the way.

<img...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By marchyman
Not sure about the GSA, but the GS headlight...

Not sure about the GSA, but the GS headlight assembly comes off in about 45 seconds. Take it off, pull out the remains of the old bulb holder, turn the headlight up, and shake. Most of the stuff...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,149
Posted By marchyman
:nod The Dynamic ESA on my '13 is equal too...

:nod

The Dynamic ESA on my '13 is equal too or better than the Ohlins I had on my '05. That's with the bike in "Normal" mode. When I switch to Dynamic (or Enduro) modes the Dynamic ESA is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,176
Posted By marchyman
Obviously written by someone who doesn't own an...

Obviously written by someone who doesn't own an R69S. My R69S requires maintenance every 1200 miles. More service is required at 3600 mile intervals and even more yet at 7200 mile intervals. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By marchyman
You mean the exhaust valve that increases back...

You mean the exhaust valve that increases back pressure and INCREASES low end torque? <s>Yeah, I think so.</s> Apparently that came in '10.

Don't know about the '08, but a dyno test on a wethead...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,149
Posted By marchyman
It's dynamic :poser There is a rod that...

It's dynamic :poser

There is a rod that ties a sensor on the shock to the swing-arm. This gives real time input as to actual wheel movement. That input along with throttle and braking inputs...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,531
Posted By marchyman
I was thinking that this might make a good next...

I was thinking that this might make a good next tire.

After waiting and waiting for the Anakee III I ordered to show up I ran out of time and mounted a Trail Attack 2. That was last week. ...
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