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Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Swegen
thanks for that!

thanks for that!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By Swegen
Tire choice?

So what tires should I buy for 100% 2up touring?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Swegen
R1200 GS shock length?

Can anyone tell me the lengths of stock BMW GS shocks from a 1200GS?
Something from a 2006 vintage GS.
I'm gonna try them on a 2006 GSA.
Rear - eye to eye dim? Front - eye to flat ?
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Swegen
Yo RIch, SUP? Still have yer GSA? GWing 4 me?...

Yo RIch, SUP?
Still have yer GSA? GWing 4 me? maybe! I remember my 2003 was like riding a 2wheel couch. No personality, kinda warm for the driver and passenger, can't put a tankbag on the sucker,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Swegen
Sorry should have added that detail. I have a...

Sorry should have added that detail. I have a Corbin which works pretty good and is currently at 34.5". I can probably get to 34" in the low position.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Swegen
need to lower a 2006 GSA

I currently have ohlins and a Sargeant saddle. Everything works fine but at very low speed with 2 up it's a handful - must be gettin old :( So I'm thinkin to lower or go back to a 1800GW. I looked...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Swegen
Guess I better go do some more homework. Ya know,...

Guess I better go do some more homework. Ya know, I added a few receptacles for bmw plugs , better check them suckers for proper wiring. I can also imagine a quality issue with the battery - gotta...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Swegen
Battery discharging issue

I have been using my 2006 - 1200ADV - once a week and if I forget to plug in the battery tender my battery will be dead when I go to use the bike a week later. I have the RID. Battery is about 2yrs...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By Swegen
This is the opposite of what I wanted:huh I...

This is the opposite of what I wanted:huh

I have this on my 300xc, it really helps with a whiskey throttle in tight sections. I believe it is made by G2...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By Swegen
Rusty, tell me about this accelerator module. ...

Rusty, tell me about this accelerator module.
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By Swegen
new twist grip throttle cam profile?

Anyone know of a source for a "milder" cam profile for the twist grip throttle to make throttle control smoother at the low end? The twist grip cam-not the motor cam:clap
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Swegen
found manual:clap new bulb in all good :clap

found manual:clap
new bulb in
all good
:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Swegen
headlight out-modulator no workie

Noticed the headlight not modulating - also discovered large headlight not working. Before I start to tear the front off this R1200GSA thought I'd ask.
(BTW, no RID indicator to tell me bulb is out)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Swegen
[QUOTE Your problem is that Russel seat.. they...

[QUOTE Your problem is that Russel seat.. they are much wider than other seats... great support but they spread your legs out further giving you less usable reach. I think Touratech will send you a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Swegen
Thanks for all the ideas. I will start to shop...

Thanks for all the ideas. I will start to shop for a set of GS shocks and a low saddle. I think that will gitterdone!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Swegen
What choices are there for a saddle lower than...

What choices are there for a saddle lower than Russels daylong ???
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Swegen
mrt10x, saddle is a Russel DayLong, inseam ~...

mrt10x, saddle is a Russel DayLong, inseam ~ 33"
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Swegen
looks like only the 650 not the 1200 :(:

looks like only the 650 not the 1200 :(:
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By Swegen
Need to lower a 2006 Adventure

Can it be the bike is growing taller:huh? Ohlins front and back. Adjustments are already as low as possible. How to lower further? Probly need 1 inch, maybe 2.
Advice? comments? Links to threads in...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Swegen
bought it, thanks!

bought it, thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Swegen
Thanks for the tip but "out of stock", in any...

Thanks for the tip but "out of stock", in any case I found one on Amazon UK and it looks like a real live order:clap I checked my Visa and BuyBits charged me and then credited me so I'm at zero with...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Swegen
Just called them, "out of stock" :( that's what I...

Just called them, "out of stock" :( that's what I find on all the sites except BuyBits has several, but they won't answer.
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Swegen
Be nice if Karl would answer his phone :huh

Be nice if Karl would answer his phone :huh
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Swegen
It's a "cradle" that's wired to the bike into...

It's a "cradle" that's wired to the bike into which the TomTomRider is held.
If you wire it to the ignition it will come on when the bike is started.
The other mt is just a holder to stick on a car...
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Swegen
you da man !

you da man !
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By Swegen
WTB hot mount for TomTomRider V1

Anyone have one or know where to get one?:huh
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Swegen
BuyBits vendor info?

ordered a TOmTomRider V1 mtg from BuyBits end of Oct but nuthin yet:cry
they don't answer emails or phone. anyone know what happened to them?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Swegen
Eggslent! Gotta git me some 'o them. Thanks for...

Eggslent! Gotta git me some 'o them. Thanks for that tip:clap We're off to Branson for a week and my rotor seems to be warped and the pads are down to the last mile. I got the pads and rotor from...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Swegen
Yo Rich What's AutoZone got to offer?, Did you...

Yo Rich
What's AutoZone got to offer?, Did you remove your rotor? How much fun was it? Looks like a PITA to me:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By Swegen
1200GSA rear rotor removal-how to

I see the "divot" in the final drive case that allows "access" to the rotors (5) T40 bolts, one at a time. I cannot gain sufficient access to these bolts with any torks bits that I have on hand, went...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Swegen
That's where my cable runs, it almost is in the...

That's where my cable runs, it almost is in the way of where the tank bag hooks up. In fact there is a "formed wire" cable guide bolted right below the base of the left bar clamp. As it is, I can not...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Swegen
RoxRisers=thottle cable issue?

Just put the RoxRisers on the 1200GSA and the full range of adj is not avail due to throttle cable tension on hard left lock :huh Anyone else have that issue? Any known remedies?
TIA
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,020
Posted By Swegen
it helps A LOT ! it makes the lighting...

it helps A LOT ! it makes the lighting efficient:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Swegen
I asked the local dealer and he said I was not...

I asked the local dealer and he said I was not affected by any ring failure recalls. I am 2006 - 1200GSA - ZP60036.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By Swegen
Sun mtn Panniers on 1200GSA?

Got the Sun mountain panniers. It would be nice to have a easy "on-off" setup but the included straps don't seem to work that way. Before I start cuttin straps and gettin more buckles, how did you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,298
Posted By Swegen
I have a opposite issue with the...

I have a opposite issue with the pillion..........
pushing me into the windshield during hard braking:eek1 so I bought a driver backrest for my Corbin, works real good!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By Swegen
Rear Rotor replacement-2006-1200GSA

Need to replace rear rotor and pads. What are the current options? Beemerboneyard has a new SS rotor for ~$165. Anything better? What's the current wisdom on rotor replacement?
TIA
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By Swegen
1200GSA warning light question

The yellow triangle comes on ~2sec, off ~ 2-3 sec. repeats.:huh
Checked the manual but could not find this warning message.
Any thoughts?
TIA
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Swegen
Check out BobsBMW. This is a Zurich policy and...

Check out BobsBMW. This is a Zurich policy and scares me the least of all the others I've checked out. I'll probly sign up today. Note my warrantee expired 4/8/2009. Your prices will be a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,445
Posted By Swegen
May have missed it in the thread but how can the...

May have missed it in the thread but how can the warrantee expiration date be found? :huh I thought I had a nother month on my 2006 but the local dealer said " it expired 8days ago":rofl
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