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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By pistole
the video above , he uses the tang of his center...

the video above , he uses the tang of his center stand.

the earlier picture : the rider has the bike on the center stand and uses his side stand
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,813
Posted By pistole
the guy is asking about charging a LeadAcid...

the guy is asking about charging a LeadAcid battery.

no need to drown us in your knowleged about LiPo , AGM , etc.

and yes , its normal to have bubbling and hissing and heat.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By pistole
how would BMW know that ?

how would BMW know that ?
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 890
Posted By pistole
will Enduro Mode save the bike when the rider...

will Enduro Mode save the bike when the rider over does a power slide ?

cut the power suddenly and maybe highside.

overdo the power and maybe the rear washes out.

has anyone actually tried...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 890
Posted By pistole
just pull clutch

just pull clutch
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By pistole
yeeeaaahhh !! :D

yeeeaaahhh !!

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
"self energizing clutch" ... apparently that is...

"self energizing clutch" ... apparently that is BMW speak for a self locking clutch.

a separate function from the slipper
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By pistole
yes, works as advertised. very useful to...

yes, works as advertised.

very useful to have on the bike.

its known as "Gear Shift Assistant Pro"
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By pistole
the sidewalls of the Karoo3 are the hardest we've...

the sidewalls of the Karoo3 are the hardest we've ever seen .... its no joke
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 27,479
Posted By pistole
Looks like a heidenau k60 ...

Looks like a heidenau k60

http://heidenautires.com/tirepress/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/K60scout_updated_05.2013.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
the seeping/weeping around the brake reservoir...

the seeping/weeping around the brake reservoir cap is a known issue. Solved by either a new seal or a new master brake assembly.

it also has an inverted rubber bellow like the clutch side.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
Dixon. Am not doubting that you had excess fluid...

Dixon. Am not doubting that you had excess fluid in your reservoir. That was probably caused by your clutch failure. Not the other way round.

that bellow reaches down almost an inch.

I think...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
if I didn't check for myself , I might have...

if I didn't check for myself , I might have believed some of you guys about the over filling.

with that rubber bellow , it is IMPOSSIBLE to overfill the system. Notice how far sunk that bellow is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/ClutchMaster_zps3a828860.png

the bladder can be clearly seen (which is a rubber bellow shaped thing under the reservoir cap)

iirc , apart...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
iirc , there is a rubber bladder under the...

iirc , there is a rubber bladder under the reservoir cap which acts as expansion space for the fluid as the clutch pack wears.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
not clutch/brake fluid .... :D

not clutch/brake fluid ....

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,558
Posted By pistole
you guys press the starter button UNTIL she...

you guys press the starter button UNTIL she lights up , ya ?

a dab won't do
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
yeah !! .

yeah !!

.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By pistole
great review. Enjoy the new bike

great review. Enjoy the new bike
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,813
Posted By pistole
jump it , and ride it. then see whether the...

jump it , and ride it.

then see whether the battery recovers.

if not , new battery
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,558
Posted By pistole
my watercooled GS does NOT do this

my watercooled GS does NOT do this
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
good luck Dixon. perhaps get a 450 dirtbike...

good luck Dixon.

perhaps get a 450 dirtbike (and a smaller 250 for the wife).

:D

that mud hill would have been a breeze ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
a query as regards non-spec oil being used in a...

a query as regards non-spec oil being used in a bike under warranty is somehow a Jihad ?

amazing stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
if the local dealership is claiming owner abuse ,...

if the local dealership is claiming owner abuse , you should have BMW AG query them as to why the dealership is using 50 weight oil in your engine when the specs call for 40.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,128
Posted By pistole
perhaps try the top of a sidecase the next time...

perhaps try the top of a sidecase the next time out.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
they are fun. they're only meant to release...

they are fun.

they're only meant to release pressure at the clutch when back-torque (ie torque from the wheel) overcomes the springs' resistance. I do not think that there is an issue of premature...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
nothing scary or new there. all motorcycle...

nothing scary or new there.

all motorcycle wet clutches are like this.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
before this clutch failure , there were (iirc) 2...

before this clutch failure , there were (iirc) 2 other watercooled failures :

1. the GSA who's clutch failed up Ophir Hill because of incorrectly assembled clutch plates. He reported loosing drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
That nut appears to be intact..

That nut appears to be intact..
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
yeah , it does look like the clutch burned up. ...

yeah , it does look like the clutch burned up.

why it burned up will be very interesting
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,649
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/GSLCClutch_zpsc7702a13.png

looks like the clutch basket (No. 6) has failed.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By pistole
yup. Practice with the sidestand down , so...

yup.

Practice with the sidestand down , so when she feels that its going away , just tug it towards herself.

much much easier than trying to paddle backwards
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,575
Posted By pistole
my watercooled GS's gearbox has its own moods ...

my watercooled GS's gearbox has its own moods

some days smooth shifting.

some days clunks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By pistole
its always easier to push a bike back without...

its always easier to push a bike back without being on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By pistole
hand wringing ? Never !! handbags...

hand wringing ?

Never !!

handbags perhaps.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By pistole
wife or bike ?

wife or bike ?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,442
Posted By pistole
get new tires.

get new tires.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,569
Posted By pistole
yeah Jim !!! :D

yeah Jim !!!

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 949,845
Posted By pistole
yeeeaahhhhh

yeeeaahhhhh
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,569
Posted By pistole
Jim : without the On-Board Computer Pro option ,...

Jim : without the On-Board Computer Pro option , there is still integration between the Nav5 and the wheel (ie , you can operate the GPS with the wheel) but you WILL NOT get the MY MOTORCYCLE...
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