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Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By MiguelVR
Burned rubber smell

Hi guys, in my last rides (2015 GS WC), after stopping the bike there's a smell much like burned rubber coming from the exaust area near the rear mud guard, at least is where the smell is stronger....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,828
Posted By MiguelVR
Mine leaked. Dealer told me that it would stop,...

Mine leaked. Dealer told me that it would stop, after bed in. Now 2500 km and it seems that it has stopped. The leak was so small that the coolant level is unchanged. Nothing to worry about.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By MiguelVR
Had the same problem. They are left hand threads.

Had the same problem. They are left hand threads.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,956
Posted By MiguelVR
Crazy. You are all crazy!!! Be carefull.

Crazy. You are all crazy!!!
Be carefull.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By MiguelVR
Were there exterior signs that your water pump...

Were there exterior signs that your water pump was leaking?
I've got a very small leak coming from the right side of the engine. Cleanned it, but it's there again. Here on ADV advised me to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 407,135
Posted By MiguelVR
I think that the Nav V is pretty good with the...

I think that the Nav V is pretty good with the interface with the bike. Many valuable info. Yesterday I tried for the first time the navigation system.It was a city ride, and found it pretty slow. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,206
Views: 1,366,257
Posted By MiguelVR
Good plan. Sharknado probabbly won't work, only...

Good plan. Sharknado probabbly won't work, only because we haven't tornados here.
Not that the story isn't credible. :rofl



Engine guards on the way. Machineart covers...humm... a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By MiguelVR
Thanks Jet. So it must stop? Or else talk...

Thanks Jet.
So it must stop?
Or else talk about it with dealer, right?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By MiguelVR
Cooling system?

I think that someone have already post this question, but can't find it.
Whatīs this droping on the engine left side? Some kind of pressure relief valve for the cooling system?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7,206
Views: 1,366,257
Posted By MiguelVR
I droped the bike, while trying to put the side...

I droped the bike, while trying to put the side stand. Don't ask!<label for="rb_iconid_25">http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/Pissed.gif</label>
Not only it scratched the head, but also managed to...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 62,042
Posted By MiguelVR
I was told by a dealer that they are expectong...

I was told by a dealer that they are expectong the helmet for February. It's a major Nexx store so i hope that's correct. Have my eyes on it, also. Since Nexx are manufactered here, it's probably one...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By MiguelVR
That and more brake power.

That and more brake power.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,753
Posted By MiguelVR
If you can... #3

If you can... #3
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By MiguelVR
Garage door opener on LED

Have the chance of installing a device that opens the garage door using the high beam.
Not sure if I'll go ahead, mainly because am afraid of warranty issues, and LED performance/interference.
Has...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 408,729
Posted By MiguelVR
Did you paint your crash bar? Or there is a...

Did you paint your crash bar? Or there is a option in black for the GSA?
It looks nice.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By MiguelVR
Yes did get the manual. Skip some parts. The...

Yes did get the manual. Skip some parts. The least important at this stage. My fault.
In my manual the info is at page 14 & 118, which probably means that i have at least 10 more pages than yours....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By MiguelVR
Got it! Thanks.

Got it! Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By MiguelVR
Assorted stupid questions...

1- why there are so many people changing from the 2013 GSW to the 2015 GSW? To the GSAW i can understand...

2- why is that BMW does not provide the tool to open the oil filler? Not only the OEM...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,377
Posted By MiguelVR
Thanks guys. :clap

Thanks guys. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,206
Views: 1,366,257
Posted By MiguelVR
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,377
Posted By MiguelVR
GSW engine temperature

I've been noticing that the engine temperature in city driving (traffic, ligths, etc), changes a lot. It reaches the 100C (212 F) pretty easy, and then the fan starts. In normal driving it goes down...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,163
Posted By MiguelVR
Is blue the last colour they turn to?

Is blue the last colour they turn to?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,753
Posted By MiguelVR
Donīt really understand the talk about weight...

Donīt really understand the talk about weight limit on ESA. From what you say is that ESA is useless or unefficient, or whatever, if your weight is above 185 lb? :eek1
So BMW produced a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,753
Posted By MiguelVR
Hi Murdock, I have a 3 weeks old 2015 R1200 LC,...

Hi Murdock,
I have a 3 weeks old 2015 R1200 LC, alpine white. Have everything except #4.
Do get ESA. Ride Modes was also in doubt for me, but fortunately I made the choice of getting it. It has...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
I tried, but no luck. The tires and wheel sizes...

I tried, but no luck. The tires and wheel sizes are the same. Now I'm starting to like the silver look that goes well with the white bike, but black rims give it a sportier look. I've also searched...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
Could be even better; $500, black (GSA style) or...

Could be even better; $500, black (GSA style) or grey.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
Throttle response is great. Is one of the...

Throttle response is great. Is one of the features that i really like in the bike. Sharp and fast.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 407,135
Posted By MiguelVR
Thanks guys. Managed to convert to MP3 and...

Thanks guys. Managed to convert to MP3 and created a folder in the desktop. Connected the Navigator, and stalled.
Don't know how to access the sd card. Garmim Express doesn't help.
Can someone...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 23,279
Posted By MiguelVR
Nice, very nice. Lots of work ahead of you.

Nice, very nice. Lots of work ahead of you.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-21-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,148
Posted By MiguelVR
Not even a question here. Lane splitting is...

Not even a question here. Lane splitting is allowed and even understood by car drivers. I find that most of car drivers do help you in your lane splitting.
It's also more safe for the biker.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
Thumb :nod

:nod
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
Quick update: Things are much smoother, near...

Quick update:
Things are much smoother, near the 900km. Next week gonna service it.
This is for sure my best ever bike, no doubts about it.
Shifting does require a diferent technique, but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 407,135
Posted By MiguelVR
Basic question: is it possible to upload music...

Basic question: is it possible to upload music from the iTunes library into the sd card of the Navigator V?
If not can it be converted to MP3?
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
Yes with the clutch. I've been practicing the...

Yes with the clutch.
I've been practicing the preload technic and it works great. Much smoother and direct. Also adjusted the clutch one notch in, and is better.
The bike is simply awesome. Every...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
One thing i want to bitch about: the turn...

One thing i want to bitch about: the turn signals.
My thumb is too small.:D
I want the old ones back!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
No, not bitching. Like the title says "first...

No, not bitching. Like the title says "first impression". This is a diferent bike and technology, that have, as you say, a learning curve. Iīll get there. Just wanted to share this, and get some...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
OK Iīm embarrassed! :shog You are completely...

OK Iīm embarrassed! :shog
You are completely right. Itīs the Integral ABS working. Never had it and assumed that trail bikes didn't have it...
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,246
Posted By MiguelVR
Yes, that is a must, but please... let me regain...

Yes, that is a must, but please... let me regain my breath...



Despite having my doubts when I ordered it, I'm really happy now. Not so much bling, I guess. I wanted GSA black rims, but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,590
Posted By MiguelVR
2015 GS first impression

Awesome bike!
Poor driver and especially lousy shifter!

After +/- 350 Km, and despite beeing very happy with the bike, I feel kind of disappointed with me. My previous ride was a 2011 F650 GS....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,246
Posted By MiguelVR
Talking Just a quick update. I will not regret. Picked...

Just a quick update.
I will not regret. Picked one wirth pro ride modes, and everything else...
Itīs a blast. This is a real bike.
...
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