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Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 31,906
Posted By Motor-110
You may check with your friendly BMW service mgr,...

You may check with your friendly BMW service mgr, or may check the Hex Code site; should be a forum there. If you can't figure it out, ask Stephen at HC.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Motor-110
In that regard, I have no idea...

In that regard, I have no idea...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Motor-110
I have this windshield on my F700GS. Inasmuch as...

I have this windshield on my F700GS. Inasmuch as I have never owned/used a Cee Bailey, I cannot do a comparison.

I like the Wunderlich, it is adjustable up and down by several inches, and can be...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By Motor-110
Had to laugh, hearing of someone walking around a...

Had to laugh, hearing of someone walking around a store for 20 minutes with a helmet on just reminded me of Bubble Boy.:D:D:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 25,114
Posted By Motor-110
DOH! Those wily German's will do anything to...

DOH! Those wily German's will do anything to deplete the bin of suspect and dubious components at the plant.

"Dey don't kneed eeny fool gage.....jess ride unteel eemptee."

And god help the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 25,114
Posted By Motor-110
There is no fix, or retro-fit, other than to...

There is no fix, or retro-fit, other than to replace the offending strip. It would be nice if we could install the later-version fuel float (2010) but alas, BMW has engineered it so that would not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 25,114
Posted By Motor-110
Isn't that just like the Germans; superior...

Isn't that just like the Germans; superior engineering history. Take something that works and make it better..... or not.

Now, only if the Nazi's tried this early on during WW twice, their...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 25,114
Posted By Motor-110
Boy, this thread was just resurrected from the...

Boy, this thread was just resurrected from the bowels of the ADV archives.

I don't know specifically about the new GSA, but my dealer told me that BMW had done away with the fuel strips as they...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By Motor-110
One final note, and this is not a scientific...

One final note, and this is not a scientific survey, but since I just took to wearin' my new Hi-Viz Yeller C3 Pro, seems like more cars I pull up behind on these two-lane mountain roads tend to pull...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By Motor-110
Having brutalized my noggin with their C1 and C3,...

Having brutalized my noggin with their C1 and C3, I just took a leap of faith and mail ordered a C3 Pro.

Wow, what a difference. Superior helmet in fit and finish. I had to take a beating with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By Motor-110
Would Lane Armstrong be banned from competing in...

Would Lane Armstrong be banned from competing in this event? :slurp
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,310
Posted By Motor-110
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, roger.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, roger.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,310
Posted By Motor-110
I gotta say...

... that my 07 GSA is the worst cold starting bike I have ever owned (previous RT and RT-P, KLR 650, KTM 640E, H-D's, etc). I have been in near freezing temperatures for a morning start (bike...
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,552
Posted By Motor-110
Jeff, I think you got your money out of that...

Jeff, I think you got your money out of that thing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By Motor-110
I agree with the netbook concept. I use Mac's...

I agree with the netbook concept. I use Mac's but the GS911 isn't Mac compatible, so went with an Acer netbook. Use it in the garage and when traveling.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By Motor-110
Bill Obviously your bike is out of warranty;...

Bill

Obviously your bike is out of warranty; I'm not using my extended warranty on my GSA, do you want to use it for a while :rofl ?

BTW, heading back in October "for good." But I said that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,843
Posted By Motor-110
Red Headed Step Child . . . ?!?!

That is how I feel "BMW" Grand Junction is. But if you go there and look at their signage, it says Harley-Davidson and BMW. The BMW portion of that business is a red-headed step child to them.

I...
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,799
Posted By Motor-110
My take-away on the plate that goes on and off...

My take-away on the plate that goes on and off with a key is that you can mount a bag or box, etc directly to the plate. Using a key to install or remove the plate or whatever is connected to it,...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,799
Posted By Motor-110
Wow!

Now you're talking! Looks to be top notch GS parts.

When I am back in the states, you will be hearing from me.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-31-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 338,898
Posted By Motor-110
That is always my plan, but it doesn't always...

That is always my plan, but it doesn't always work out :norton .
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-31-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 338,898
Posted By Motor-110
Definitely not for dirt. With that painted...

Definitely not for dirt. With that painted surface it is asking for rock dings, etc. That is one of the types that goes to axle which looks like the way to go for street applications.... However,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-28-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 338,898
Posted By Motor-110
I like the concept. Have been mulling over...

I like the concept. Have been mulling over getting a trailer for my GSA; this one seems to be what I may be after. Having a GSA, not looking for the pretty painted jobs out there. Anxiously...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,772
Posted By Motor-110
Looks like a fantastic technique..... on...

Looks like a fantastic technique..... on pavement. The original question was how to accomplish the same thing on a narrow trail, downhill, up sloping hill on one side and a drop off on the other. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,239
Posted By Motor-110
Alright! I want to know who referred to us as...

Alright! I want to know who referred to us as "Gentlemen"! :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,239
Posted By Motor-110
Mine failed in CA on a cross-country trip and I...

Mine failed in CA on a cross-country trip and I had it "fixed" in Denver. The tech there said that he wished BMW would install floats instead of this fuel film. I think the failure rate speaks for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,239
Posted By Motor-110
Gotta say I don't think I have been north of 40...

Gotta say I don't think I have been north of 40 MPG on the GSA. If I stay in the high 30's I feel pretty good. I know someone out there is going to pop up saying they get X mpg's. I have never...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,239
Posted By Motor-110
Anyone else hear this theory about these fuel...

Anyone else hear this theory about these fuel film sensors "dry(ing) out?"

Bike parked for some time then I left on a cross country trip, mine went south (it read FULL even when I was close to...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,055
Posted By Motor-110
Got it, thanks. So much for humor :rofl .

Got it, thanks. So much for humor :rofl .
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,055
Posted By Motor-110
Heck, before these hit the masses they will quit...

Heck, before these hit the masses they will quit making the XChallenge :D .
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,055
Posted By Motor-110
My God!

I posted the above reply on 1-2-09; post #9 in this thread. I was in Baghdad and didn't even have my X Challenge in hand yet. Back to the states shortly after that post and back to normalcy. ...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,922
Posted By Motor-110
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,922
Posted By Motor-110
I bought one of these months ago and still carry...

I bought one of these months ago and still carry it unused. However, it dawned on me that if (when) the fuel pump controller goes out, how would I know. Meaning, the engine will still turn, etc. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Motor-110
You would sell a crap load if they were brass 90...

You would sell a crap load if they were brass 90 degree fittings for the GS(A)s. A straight fitting won't work attaching to the tank on both sides.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,649
Posted By Motor-110
Yep, I can verify without even seeing his face,...

Yep, I can verify without even seeing his face, that this is indeed Jeff. You can always tell by the Fat Tire and faded red Motoport jacket.

And I gotta say Jeff, that is WAY BETTER than Big Bear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,057,856
Posted By Motor-110
Hunting / Stalling Fixed!

Finally got home from work (riding the bike) and barely made it. Stalling bad. Took the plastic off (both sides) in search of the computer module head and what do I see? An unplugged 90 degree...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,057,856
Posted By Motor-110
I actually have the Hex Code fault reader which I...

I actually have the Hex Code fault reader which I have used on my GSA. I understand it works as well on the XCh's.... now I just have to figure where to plug it into the module. Will update on this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5,805
Views: 1,057,856
Posted By Motor-110
Hunting / Stalling

My XCh is starting to stall on me with increasing frequency. It seems when idleling, the engine is hunting (surging) to keep running and then will abruptly stall. Runs fine when driving, just when...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,101
Posted By Motor-110
There are several products our there that try and...

There are several products our there that try and achieve the same result (running tubeless), but all of the others will not work when you hit the highway. For those of us that use the main roads...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,180,994
Posted By Motor-110
I actually own those particular brackets and...

I actually own those particular brackets and Trail Tech HID lights. Bought them from Jackhole.

The mounts are aluminum stock with a left hand bend at the top. As you can see, they are mounted...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,882
Posted By Motor-110
Right Side Dirt Bagz Mount

TJ, here is a photo of the lower mounting point. Just to be sure the tank clears this area....

Thanks,

Mike
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