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Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By zitro79
Now that you mention it, at the end of last...

Now that you mention it, at the end of last season mine also started doing that stuff... almost stalling on the compression stroke.
Oh well, new battery it is!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By zitro79
The thing that puzzles me is that my battery...

The thing that puzzles me is that my battery charger doesn't give me any error messages... I just checked it and the battery seems to be charging ok...:baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By zitro79
Yeah, it seems I am going to have to bite the...

Yeah, it seems I am going to have to bite the bullet and buy a new battery. I was thinking it could have been the solenoid that was stuck or something like that... but I'll follow your advice and try...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By zitro79
Pissed '11 R1200GSA starting problems

Today I decided to get my bike out of her winter break. I installed a freshly charged battery, turned the key, push the ignition button and the only thing I could hear was a "clack-clack-clack" sound...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,356
Posted By zitro79
Clutch slaves in the 08-09 R1200GS/A are known to...

Clutch slaves in the 08-09 R1200GS/A are known to "fail". They develop a leak that lets air get into the clutch circuit. There is no visible oil leak or anything. The result is that when you try to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,980
Posted By zitro79
Yes, make sure that it is GL-5!

Yes, make sure that it is GL-5!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,250
Posted By zitro79
My favorite is the Anakee II closely followed by...

My favorite is the Anakee II closely followed by the (old) Tourance. Don't get the Tourance EXP!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,019,407
Posted By zitro79
Just a little detail I noticed... it comes with...

Just a little detail I noticed... it comes with Michelin Anakee 3 tires :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By zitro79
I have used 75 octane gas in my old 08 R1200GS...

I have used 75 octane gas in my old 08 R1200GS (there was nothing else in Bolivia). I will run just fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,599
Posted By zitro79
I have a Wolfman Explorer Lite and I am very...

I have a Wolfman Explorer Lite and I am very happy with it! Check it out!
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Tank/explorer_lite.html
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,241
Posted By zitro79
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,241
Posted By zitro79
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,241
Posted By zitro79
Here are my $0.02: The GSA was never meant,...

Here are my $0.02:
The GSA was never meant, intended, designed, etc. to be a trail bike. If they expect the GSA to to be that, they don't understand the idea behind the GS.
Now, if you test bikes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,459
Posted By zitro79
I've had some pretty big falls in the GS (one of...

I've had some pretty big falls in the GS (one of them at 70km/hr that ended up bending the handlebar) and never had problems damaging the steering
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,635
Posted By zitro79
Your problem is that the ESA in your bike is...

Your problem is that the ESA in your bike is still the Showa ESA. The 2010's and later models come with WP ESA. BMW changed shock/strut supplier because the Showa's were failing too much. I was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By zitro79
Those BMW plugs are made just to frustrate...

Those BMW plugs are made just to frustrate people. They are shit. I managed to puncture a rear Tourance 3 times (once in Bolivia, twice in Argentina). I fixed all 3 holes with those rope gorilla...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,459
Posted By zitro79
+1 on the bashplate. I have the BMW one and I am...

+1 on the bashplate. I have the BMW one and I am very happy with it. And from my experience, I would also recommend the oil cooler protector (I have the Touratech one) and the cylinder head...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By zitro79
+1 I would add that they are fine in anything...

+1 I would add that they are fine in anything short of mud and loose sand. They are great on gravel!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,880
Posted By zitro79
+1 My GSA came with those and I hate them. My all...

+1 My GSA came with those and I hate them. My all time favorite is the Anakee II closely followed by the old Tourance
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By zitro79
I really like your set up! I am going to copy it!...

I really like your set up! I am going to copy it! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By zitro79
Wow! this looks like an awesome alternative to...

Wow! this looks like an awesome alternative to replace the stock shocks and springs!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By zitro79
I might be wrong, but I think Hyperpro does only...

I might be wrong, but I think Hyperpro does only work on the adjuster and not on the shocks. If you want work done on the ESA shocks you need to look at Wilbers. Or if you have the money, look at...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,697
Posted By zitro79
How many times did I dropped my GS? too many...

How many times did I dropped my GS? too many times to count. That is why I have crash bars on it! How many times have I dropped my new GSA? none, but that will change soon! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,457
Posted By zitro79
+1 for the Anakee 2

+1 for the Anakee 2
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,308
Posted By zitro79
I have been using the NGK#DCP8EIX for the past...

I have been using the NGK#DCP8EIX for the past 20,000km and I find them great! With them I have a smoother idle, smoother acceleration and better throttle response.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,833
Posted By zitro79
Another oil thread? really? you are asking for...

Another oil thread? really? you are asking for trouble, buddy! Do a search and you will find that the 20w50 oil subject has been beaten do death. Summary: it is just fine to put 20w50 in your...
Forum: Face plant 07-24-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,509
Posted By zitro79
Holly shit man! Your doc went crazy putting...

Holly shit man! Your doc went crazy putting screws in your leg! I hope you are ok and heal soon!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,206
Posted By zitro79
AMEN! :clap

AMEN! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,228
Posted By zitro79
+1 on the Anakee II's! My second choice would be...

+1 on the Anakee II's! My second choice would be the Tourances. My last choice are the Battlewings.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By zitro79
I have an Explorer Lite and I have washed it at...

I have an Explorer Lite and I have washed it at least 6 times, and it looks like new! I generally use synthetic fabric detergent with waterproofer. It works great!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,729
Posted By zitro79
I have an 08 R1200GS that I bought last year in...

I have an 08 R1200GS that I bought last year in February with 2,167km. Right now it has almost 58,000km. Everything is original (clutch, final drive, etc.) except for the tires!:evil
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,579
Posted By zitro79
[QUOTE=FLARider1;16429157]oh yeah.......so bad of...

[QUOTE=FLARider1;16429157]oh yeah.......so bad of me to forget some peeps!!

Meet Rod, inmate zitro79. He stopped to check on me on the Tok Cutoff, I had stopped to put on rain gear. We rode for a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,579
Posted By zitro79
Hey Semper G.! I was on the Dalton highway at the...

Hey Semper G.! I was on the Dalton highway at the same time Andy was there (we actually crossed paths). It rained all the way up to Prudhoe Bay and back. The road was a bit slick, especially before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,579
Posted By zitro79
Hey Andy! Yes, I missed all the rain! I am back...

Hey Andy! Yes, I missed all the rain! I am back in Vancouver right now. I stored my bike in Whitehorse because I have to go back to the mine camp in two days. In a month I'll fly back to Whitehorse...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,579
Posted By zitro79
Andy, you never told me you saw a lynx! you lucky...

Andy, you never told me you saw a lynx! you lucky bastard! have fun and ride safe!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,240
Posted By zitro79
Schuberth C3... the best helmet I have ever owned!

Schuberth C3... the best helmet I have ever owned!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,865
Posted By zitro79
Same problem here. I have never been able to find...

Same problem here. I have never been able to find moly additive here in Vancouver. I found something at Lordco, but it wasn't high quality stuff. And Napa doesn't carry the Liqui-Moly additive.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,963
Posted By zitro79
I have cast wheels in my GS. They tough as hell!...

I have cast wheels in my GS. They tough as hell! I have ridden with a fully loaded bike on very rough terrain (e.g. Bolivia, Chile, Peru, etc) without a problem. I did manage to put a small ding on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,743
Posted By zitro79
I dented the silencer cover once. I removed the 3...

I dented the silencer cover once. I removed the 3 screws in the back and pulled it off. Then I took it to a buddy of mine that has a bodyshop and he fixed the dent. Be careful when you remove the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By zitro79
Shit man! I am glad you are ok! Btw, how did...

Shit man! I am glad you are ok!
Btw, how did you fix the rips on your seat?
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