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Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By alaninsea
Victory BMW

Victory BMW had one in stock about a month ago. Might still be there.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Accessory Outlet

Yes, the Small BMW cigarette lighter - it works
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,543
Posted By alaninsea
Tripods

Got a Manfrotto 190XPROB with my Nikon D3 (24mm, 50mm, and 70-200mm). Got into nighttime photography and exposure shots.

Wouldn't say its a lightweight tripod, but works well for most cases.

I...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,086
Posted By alaninsea
Wolfman

Went with the Wolfman Rocky Mountains for my GSW

http://i1330.photobucket.com/albums/w564/alaninphx/IMG_1203_zps4e6400ae.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 211,398
Posted By alaninsea
Soft Luggage

Opted for the Wolfman Rockey Mountains for my luggage (Added a 5.11 small backpack on top).

Was waiting for the BMW ADV cases and racks, but after taking to a couple Instructors at Rawhyde, went...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,399
Posted By alaninsea
Have you double-checked the wheel balance? I...

Have you double-checked the wheel balance? I changed my tires recently and went with Ride-On. Works eell so far.

I heard the unbalanced tires can cause a wobble.

I think I had close to 16 oz...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,059
Posted By alaninsea
Clearwater Customer Service

Just got an email back from Glenn Cleareater Lights.

I switched my Krista Clearwater Lights from my '09 GS to my '14 GSW (purchased the Krista's a few years ago).

Glenn is sending me the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Trigger

BubbaZ,

I used the accessory outlet as my trigger on the '14 GSW. No faults - but everything linked to the trigger does stay on for an additional 45-60 sec once you turn the key off.

Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Dark Screen

The Screen is the tinted one from BMW. Had to get it after I saw how it looked. One of those cosmetic features of the bike. Not quite practical but looks good.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Here's a quick photo of the entire bike. No...

Here's a quick photo of the entire bike. No issues with the bags so far.

I know a person who has 14K on his GSW, same bags and no issues with the exhaust.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Back View

They are the Wolfman Rocky Mountain Bags.
Here's the view from the back

http://i1330.photobucket.com/albums/w564/alaninphx/IMG_1202_zpsafacffde.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,459
Posted By alaninsea
Actually never crossed my mind to look at the...

Actually never crossed my mind to look at the pucks. I'll check them out. Figured it would be more towards a permament install - leaving the gas can installed and empty around town.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,459
Posted By alaninsea
I bought the racks, but not the panniers. A few...

I bought the racks, but not the panniers. A few guys recommended I tryout the Wolfman soft luggage (Rocky Mountain). Figured if I later decide a hard panniers, I can easily get the Touratechs.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By alaninsea
Had to drill the hole to a larger size to fit the...

Had to drill the hole to a larger size to fit the bolt thru the bracket. With the smaller nut, I ended up just pinching it with a set a pliars until it tightened.

Mine did not come with a relay...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,341
Posted By alaninsea
Tank Slapper

Had this exact experience with my '09 GS back in July. Front end went into a nasty wobble at 60mph when passing on the Hwy. Road conditons were normal (bit of sprinkling on/off in the morning).
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Rotopax 1-gal

Just finished adding a 1-gal mount Rotopax to the left side pannier.

http://i1330.photobucket.com/albums/w564/alaninphx/c6063aadee7c0851648d1ee17cb8f4bf_zps6f84dd1e.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,459
Posted By alaninsea
Rotopax 1 Gallon

Just installed the Rotopax 1-gal onthe left hand side Touratech Pannier Rack (2014 GSW).

Balance out the Wolfman bags well, since the right hand side pannier sticks out about 3" more duevto the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 564,139
Posted By alaninsea
US Route 66 AZ

http://i1330.photobucket.com/albums/w564/alaninphx/PB020012_zpsecf25cfa.jpg (http://s1330.photobucket.com/user/alaninphx/media/PB020012_zpsecf25cfa.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,760
Posted By alaninsea
Front ESA

2014 GSW with 2,000 miles

Looks like I got a leak on my front ESA Shock. Parts have been ordered from Germany - none available in the US.

Also awaiting a rear boot cover for my final drive. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,815
Posted By alaninsea
600 Service

Just got mine completed. Paid around $270 out the door.

They replaced my final drive with Synthetic Oil (+ found my rubber boot was torn - awaiting a new one from Germany).

I saw they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Pivot Pegz

- Pivot Pegz. Had them on my last GS. A bit difficult to get to the side stand. Probably just need time to get use to them

...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
- Relocated my Clearwater Lights control the the...

- Relocated my Clearwater Lights control the the left and right of the Navigation area. The left handle bar was getting too cluttered. Got to love zip ties!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
More additions

- Added LED Lights just under both mirrors to illuminate the controls. Positioned so when riding, you don't see the actual light under the mirrors. Hooked up to the switch mode on the Fuzeblock.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
LED Lights

Bought the LED Strips at Auto Zone for $20 (Alpena LED Flex Strips). Stuck on to the hand guards with the 3M tape provided (had them on my last back for 3 years, no issue). Each strip is around 11"...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Bought the bracket thru BMW (77 51 8 529 215)....

Bought the bracket thru BMW (77 51 8 529 215). Goes for $76. All the mounting hardware is included.

If you got the Clearwater Lights, you have to get the Clearwater's GSA Mount (triangular) to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,760
Posted By alaninsea
Bolt for Engine Guard

Picked up the new bolt today - went in fine. 55 Nm is the correct spec for the bolt. They recommended I pre-stretch the bolt prior to going away the way to 55 Nm. Torqued at 40 Nm, backed off, 45...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 441,462
Posted By alaninsea
Upgrades

Thunder Grey 2014 R1200GS with all the goodies...

- LED Strips on Hand-guard
- Krista Clearwater Lights (transferred from 2009 GS)
- Fuze Block (transferred from 2009 GS)
- BMW Engine Guards
-...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-29-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,453
Posted By alaninsea
Acr epirb

I ended up pruchasing the ACR ResQLink for around $300.

This unit ties in directly to the Search and Rescue satellite system, and accurate to within 100 yards. Once you purchase it, you register...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,594
Posted By alaninsea
I just ordered the lightbar from BMW and same...

I just ordered the lightbar from BMW and same issue. Easy enough to figure out, but would have liked an installation diagram.

bren debating between the BMW and Touratech Lightguard. Let me know...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By alaninsea
Thanks. I'll get my name on theclist with...

Thanks. I'll get my name on theclist with Clearwater for a updated module

Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,594
Posted By alaninsea
MaxBMW

MaxBMW has a part diagram. That may help you solve how it goes together.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By alaninsea
quick wiring lights queston GSW

Installing the Clearwater Lights with the high beam option to trigger the lights to full.

Does anyone know what color wire is the hight beam to tap into on the LED style headlamp?

Thanks / Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,760
Posted By alaninsea
torque

I going to double-check with BMW when I pick-up the bolt next week on the torque specs are on the frame bolt.. I double-checked the instructions and it does state 55 Nm on the bolt.

The left...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,760
Posted By alaninsea
torque settings

Going thru the instruction manual installation that came with the OEM Crashbars. The smaller bolts that connect to the engine block are set to 19 Nm.
The larger bolt one that connects to the frame...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,760
Posted By alaninsea
bolt

Thanks. Got everything I needed at Home Depot. Extraction only took a few minutes. Temorary bolt went right in. Will replace the bolt as it ships in from Germany.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By alaninsea
Thigh Vents

JTT,

I did have the thigh vents open. Didn't have any issues. The pants have a mesh liner inside of them, doesn't look like it was ever touched. Did have a pair of shorts underneath, but they...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By alaninsea
Kilm

Kaltblitz,

Recently went down going 60 mph on my GS (nasty wobble). Was wearing Klim Latitude Jacket and Traverse Pants.

Glad I was. Walked away with minor road rash on the back of my hands...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 390,760
Posted By alaninsea
Snapped Bolt

Got me GSW yesterday. Bought the OEM engine guards. Have to remove one of the frame bolt on each side and reuse the bolt to install.

Specs said to torque to 55 Nm. Went in smoothly by hand so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,633
Posted By alaninsea
GSW Install

Marchyman,

Looking at installing my Fuzebock on my GSW. What did you tap into for key power?

Thanks/Alan
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 139,543
Posted By alaninsea
Ride Home....

By the way, an awesome ride home!

Throttle is touchy. Wants to leave the ground when you pop it in 2nd gear and hit the throttle.

Definitely has lots of power.

Bought the small BMW Bag for...
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