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Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Many Thanks

Thanks for the reply. I went to Wunderlich's website looking for the spacers. Under the description (and something neither my wife or I saw) is the statement:

"If your G650 X is equipped with...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Question Wunderlich Throttle Lock X-Challange

So, I have a 07 X-Challenge with Touratech handguards. Wife bought me a Wunderlich throttle lock. When installed, the throttle binds badly.

There's a bit of left to right play in the throttle...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Talking Success!!!

Following guidance from the gallery, I pulled the the left and right sides of the FRONT of the seat until the tabs popped out of place. I was able to push the seat slightly rearward and lift it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Thanks

Appreciate all of the additional input. I don't recall anything out of the ordinary the last time I put the seat back on a month or so ago.

Will attack the problem again when the sun once again...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Have Tried

Pushing down on seat while turning key (in right direction), sitting on seat, while turning key. Have not made any adjustments to the system (shaved/shim, etc). So far, it's just plain stuck.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Pissed Stuck/Jammed Front Seat - GSA

I know I can't be the first one to experience this problem, so I chalk it up to not searching the forum properly.

Went to remove the front seat on my 08GSA (air filter change)...and the damn thing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Have looked but can see no ring with the Mark V...

Have looked but can see no ring with the Mark V eyeball tool. Possibly upon closer inspection and a new pair of glasses, the solution will reveal itself to me. Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Sadly, no. Three of the plastic wedges have...

Sadly, no. Three of the plastic wedges have small lips on them that come up and over the gold band. I'd have to somehow bend (widen?) the band in order to get them to slide inside the band and out.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By bmwgsrdr
R1150r fuel pump

Well the fuel pump on the R went bad. Have replacement from Beemer Boneyard.

Have removed fuel pump frame bracket assembly from the tank. loosened/removed the hose clamps on the fuel line from...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Retaining Clip

As reported, the clip is not a separate item. Called Beemer Boneyard with no joy. Contacted my dealer, Morton's BMW...Pat had a clip in the back, in the spare parts bin, but didn't know if it would...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Thanks

Appreciate the suggestions. The paper clip option has failed. Maybe it was just too cold outside, but they snapped to easily when trying to bend/form them.
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Bluhduh Headlight clip

Ok...so 8 months or so ago I blew the low beam on the GS. No big deal...replace it. Slight problem. While replacing the bulb, the little magic clip that holds the bulb in place goes "boing" and...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Power Panel

Does anyone recognize this power adapter panel on the GS? I've checked Wunderlich and TourATech with no joy and would like to acquire.

Thanks
...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Yea...sri bout that guys...an R1200GSA, 2008. ...

Yea...sri bout that guys...an R1200GSA, 2008. Thanks to both for the suggestions...will follow up.

Rgds
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Low Beam Spring Clip

So, I need to change the low beam bulb on the GSA. Off comes the cap, and I swing the hinged spring clip back to release the bulb. Upon release, said clip goes "SPROOIINNGGGGG!" and disappears...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12,677
Views: 609,901
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Damn Tupp...Sri bout that... TAG: X Marks...

Damn Tupp...Sri bout that...

TAG: X Marks the spot
http://i948.photobucket.com/albums/ad324/Scott1310/ALI-GATOR%20TAG/100_0085.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12,677
Views: 609,901
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Grab!

GRAB! Fried Ali-Gator indeed.
http://i948.photobucket.com/albums/ad324/Scott1310/100_0065.jpg

Happy to be free, Ali looks skyward and sees not God...but Potomac Mills.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,973
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Shenandoah 500

The Northern Virginia Trail Riders annual Shenandoah 500 Dual Sport event is set for October 3 & 4, 2009 at Mt. Solan, Virginia. :clap

The event is limited to 200 riders and registration opens...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By bmwgsrdr
AUTOCOM Problem?

Thanks JD. Will give that a shot.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Pissed AUTOCOM Problem?

Hoping for a bit of help. I have XM and a Zumo on my 08 GS Adv. When I plug into them individually, I don't have any difficulty hearing the music or voice commands. However....

When I add the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Eek Klr Won't Run

Greetings....

Can anyone help? KLR650 will idle but when rolling on the throttle the bike dies. Not sure what's causing it. Ran fine this morning, but when I turned to come home about 3 hours...
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 16,037
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Pelican's

I'm in for a set of 1500 or 1550's at the $60 ea range. Let me know. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2007, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By bmwgsrdr
GS Fork Seals

Noticed a hard "exhaling" sound coming from the forks on my 01 1150GS. Closer inspection reveals oil, grit and crap on the left fork and add'l oil & road debris on the brake caliper. Presuming the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2006, 05:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Cool2 Gs Starter

Some may recall the problems I had w/the starter about 2 months ago on my 01 1150GS. Well the problem has resurfaced.

Now well versed in pulling the starter and tearing it down, I did so again...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Cool2 GS Electrical - Update

Well, it wud appear that I have succeeded in my endeavours.

I initially pulled the starter and found only one spring...on the solenoid. Reassembled and the "grinding" problem persisted. After...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2006, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Greatly appreciated

:clap I appreciate all the input and guidance. I'll be getting to the problems w/i the next week and will advise results.

Rgds/SWO
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2006, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By bmwgsrdr
problems

Many thanks. Will give both a shot.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2006, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Question GS Electrical

2 recent problems with my 01 GS1150. 113K on the meter.

1. After starting there is a gawdawful brief grinding noise from the bike. Almost as if one has hit the start button while the bike is...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2005, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By bmwgsrdr
Garmin eminating

I have the Garmin BMW Navigator mounted on my 2001 GS. It's bleeding over into the Autocom, rendering everything else unusable.

The GPS as well as all of my accessories are running thru shielded...
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