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Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Disco Dean
That is just a simple non pressurized reservoir...

That is just a simple non pressurized reservoir hose as noted by others. There is no need at all for a braided line.

The only thing to be careful of as noted above - is to make sure it is hose...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,758
Posted By Disco Dean
My dealer at Wildwood Motorsports in Winnipeg...

My dealer at Wildwood Motorsports in Winnipeg said he didn't care if it was warrantied or not - he was going to replace it as it was simply a safety issue and he would take it up with BMW.... Told me...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 19,144
Posted By Disco Dean
The big bearing is sealed with its own lubricant...

The big bearing is sealed with its own lubricant and is not housed within the FD where the oil is. It sits just outside of that environment. So you heard right in that the big bearing is not...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Disco Dean
:D Yes learned that one the hard - freaked out -...

:D Yes learned that one the hard - freaked out - my bike wont start any which way....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,747
Posted By Disco Dean
(what mark said) The system self cancels after...

(what mark said) The system self cancels after approx 300 meters BUT that is at steady throttle and it changes the distance depending on speed. So the system figures you have made your turn -...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Disco Dean
I too have an 06 with the same issue. It is quite...

I too have an 06 with the same issue. It is quite a common issue with the 05,06,07 I think... If I am correct i also think is might have been a warranty issue - not a recall I think but extended and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By Disco Dean
Yes and lets not forget the little "grub" set...

Yes and lets not forget the little "grub" set screws in each spoke head (unless the '14's have changed but I don't think they have).

Remember that these rims really only true when you start with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Disco Dean
I regularly get between 32 and 35 litres that can...

I regularly get between 32 and 35 litres that can fit in the tank depending on how patient I am or not. I do know that when the computer tells me that I have 0 mileage to empty there is little or no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,093
Posted By Disco Dean
Its one of the toughest calls you can make. As...

Its one of the toughest calls you can make. As JustKip pointed out it depends completely on the type of trip you want. Any bike large or small can strand you out in the wilds. The big bike can hurt...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,712
Posted By Disco Dean
Jim those lights are really nice - is that the...

Jim those lights are really nice - is that the kit that comes from them also - the whole mounting apparatus? Very cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Disco Dean
Typically the issue is not the crown bearing. (Or...

Typically the issue is not the crown bearing. (Or large bearing)

The small needle bearing on the end of the spline shaft is what fails and is what was updated on the model year 2006 in August of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Disco Dean
Yes indeed forgot that. A pretty good option too...

Yes indeed forgot that. A pretty good option too if you don't want to spend the amount of money that would buy another bike - just for shocks. I think those TT shocks are almost $5k for a full set.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Disco Dean
I have used many aftermarket shocks and love them...

I have used many aftermarket shocks and love them and have a set of Elkas on my 1200GSA - so you know where I'm coming from.

I would think for sure that 35k for the OEM shocks should NOT make them...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,642
Views: 706,594
Posted By Disco Dean
Powerlet has some really nice fixtures as well....

Powerlet has some really nice fixtures as well. Very clean and tidy.


Powerlet (http://www.powerlet.com/products)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Disco Dean
I have seen that before but not on the BMW. It...

I have seen that before but not on the BMW. It can but the main thing about the boxer engine is that it negates those pressure variances within the crankcase so.... can't say for sure. That would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Disco Dean
Figured it out.

Update,

I tried to test the stick coils but could not get a reading from any of the pins but two and it did not match up with the suggested ohm reading - soooooo decided to take a big (see huge)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Disco Dean
New question about measuring resistance - coil stick

Question about measuring the ohm resistance of the stick coils.

The manual says:
.087 ohm primary
6.0 ohm secondary

To measure on 1 - 15 pin and 1 - 4 pin.

There are three pins on the top...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Disco Dean
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Disco Dean
Thanks guys. I remember seeing a post about...

Thanks guys. I remember seeing a post about testing stick coils. Do you know the process?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By Disco Dean
1200 GS Adv engine missing

Hey everyone,

2006 R1200GS adventure, 110,000km's, No engine mods or electrical accessories (non-stock except for an accessory plug off the battery)

I just returned from a 2 day 2500km trip to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,801
Posted By Disco Dean
I did it and here is the buy and build report:...

I did it and here is the buy and build report: Woodys Wheels (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=868571)

I also just bought a NoMar tire changer too - as I go through a few sets of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 77,538
Posted By Disco Dean
Yes indeed.. I think there is some misinformation...

Yes indeed.. I think there is some misinformation going around. Simply go to http://www.metzeler.com/site/uk/products/tyres-catalogue.html Put in 1 - BMW 2 - R1200GS Adv 3 Enter.... and up pops three...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Disco Dean
If the ABS is not compatible it is impossible to...

If the ABS is not compatible it is impossible to make it work properly - and will throw an error. Not only are the plugs different but the pick up as you noted for the speed sensor/ABS wheel is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,559
Posted By Disco Dean
Took mine off - it is a European requirement I...

Took mine off - it is a European requirement I believe... take it off... I did see a guy from England who was in WV travelling around the world - had more than 300,000k on his bike and his current...
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,590
Posted By Disco Dean
Wow... great minds

I have been thinking about this since it first came out. Crazy all of you are too. It is good - it means we are on the right track.

I am a current - and loving it - R1200GS adv BMW rider and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Disco Dean
Thanks everyone - very cool. We leave this...

Thanks everyone - very cool. We leave this saturday. Hoping we don't get too much snow actually!!! I will keep you posted. Perfect thanks!
Forum: Canada 12-04-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 46,743
Posted By Disco Dean
I didn't have my Taser ready for you Rob!

I didn't have my Taser ready for you Rob!
Forum: Canada 12-04-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 46,743
Posted By Disco Dean
Yep, that's it and we have both in stock. There...

Yep, that's it and we have both in stock. There are two styles as well but we only carry the black colour.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By Disco Dean
Death Valley Hotels

Hey everyone. I am flying in to Vegas for work and have 3 days to tour Death Valley on a rental. Any suggestions on hotels to stay in or around the Park?

And for that matter any good trips I must...
Forum: Canada 11-22-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 46,743
Posted By Disco Dean
Thanks Everyone!

Hey everyone this is Dean - aka Disco Dean. We are thrilled and honoured to be a part of DSP. It is going to be exciting and interesting and all the rest for sure. I will be posting on here and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,324
Posted By Disco Dean
JVB can help for sure. I have done it also. ...

JVB can help for sure. I have done it also.

You need the special tool mostly to get the correct torque on the instal as the bearing is under slight pressure and hard to hold the two nuts properly....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,776
Posted By Disco Dean
Please elaborate on horrible on road... thanks.

Please elaborate on horrible on road... thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,904
Posted By Disco Dean
Jim from the 2006 and on - the big bearing is a...

Jim from the 2006 and on - the big bearing is a sealed unit. It sits outside of the final drive left seal. Water can easily seep under the i/d of the bearing between the shaft and the i/d if there is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,163
Posted By Disco Dean
Plugs are cheap and easy on a gs. Also a good...

Plugs are cheap and easy on a gs. Also a good excuse to look around. Each time a plug sparks it wears out a bit so it will run better. How much???? Who knows. But for my money a new set of plugs each...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,442
Posted By Disco Dean
I think Jim is on the right track. Trani is...

I think Jim is on the right track. Trani is really the most likely culprit. I have lost a tooth on a gear and it will slide into another gear and cause instant lock up - a good jolt is enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,170
Posted By Disco Dean
1/100th mm??? that is way small. Are you sure the...

1/100th mm??? that is way small. Are you sure the mechanic said that? that is like 3 10/thous inch - and to my experience not even something you can manufacture into a rubber seal. Just curious about...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,003
Posted By Disco Dean
Well said... I just wish I had enough coin for...

Well said... I just wish I had enough coin for the two bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,003
Posted By Disco Dean
Lots of guys have done it on big bikes -...

Lots of guys have done it on big bikes - including a couple two up on a KTM 990. With little or no problems.

I think a smaller bike would be better but I plan on doing it on my 1200 Adv. It is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,819
Posted By Disco Dean
OEM BMW plugs can be found at Max's parts fiche...

OEM BMW plugs can be found at Max's parts fiche and ordered online next day. If that fails a car audio guy could set you up as those guys now have to deal with all sorts of canbus and security issues...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,699
Posted By Disco Dean
I have tried many purpose built cleansers for...

I have tried many purpose built cleansers for bikes and cars and big rigs. Off the shelf and also My sister in law sold industrial cleaning products for years and used my bikes as experiments for new...
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