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Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,913
Posted By ke4yyq
Thanks guys. If they don't have a real fix. I'll...

Thanks guys. If they don't have a real fix. I'll just keep it as it is. Have been dealing with it for about 130,000 miles. Don't really want the light on, on the gauges all the time.
Maybe if I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,913
Posted By ke4yyq
Yep, that's what it said. I just hope they...

Yep, that's what it said.
I just hope they figured out how to fix it. Not just change parts.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,913
Posted By ke4yyq
Fuel gauge recall

Got a letter from BMW. Said they're going to fix my fuel gauge.
It's not worked right for over a 100,000 miles. " 07 GSA" it shows gas when there's not. Much better than a low fuel light when there...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By ke4yyq
GS1200 code reader in Atlanta area

who has a code reader in the Atlanta area that would help me out.
I am getting one in the VERY near future. The bike has something going on causing it to act up randomly. It comes and goes. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,619
Posted By ke4yyq
Awesome

Awesome
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Hope all is well.:ear

Hope all is well.:ear
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Yea, Its good to hear all is well. Looking...

Yea, Its good to hear all is well. Looking forward to the rest of the report.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,266
Posted By ke4yyq
Great read. I wish I had followed as you went....

Great read. I wish I had followed as you went. Dan"Bluelighting" sent me the link before you left, But Getting the family ready for vacation got in the way of most of my spare time lately. I was with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Awesome trip. Keepit coming. I so want to finish...

Awesome trip. Keepit coming. I so want to finish the TAT.:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Think about you guys all the time. We need to set...

Think about you guys all the time. We need to set up a get together with the group.
Maybe a TAT bike night in town convenient to all.:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Oh, The memories. I loved the trail in Colorado....

Oh, The memories. I loved the trail in Colorado. Would love to go back and spend more time exploring. Maybe someday.

It just keep getting better as you go.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Awesome report. We had planned to spend the night...

Awesome report. We had planned to spend the night in Branson. After getting there ,we found we would have to make our way on to Trinidad. After being in Branson , you would know why. When you get to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Told you the cows were fun. It just keeps getting...

Told you the cows were fun. It just keeps getting better. I loved western Colorado.
Keep up the great report.:ear:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
I was leading on this part, and yes the chipmunks...

I was leading on this part, and yes the chipmunks are funny. I was not even seeing them half the time. The guy behind me kept me informed about all of the ones that went right in front of my tire.
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
You will be glad you have the 14 tooth up front...

You will be glad you have the 14 tooth up front when you doing some of the climb/switch backs in the high passes. If you find time, I would change them in Trinidad instead of waiting for Salida. You...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
I tried the link to the truck stop and it went...

I tried the link to the truck stop and it went nowhere. I called the phone # given to me"in the post" and got Kieth`s voice mail. So it might still be a valid place to use. I did not leave a message...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
When I did my Colorado TAT in 2010, I had a guy...

When I did my Colorado TAT in 2010, I had a guy offer up a section of his truck stop to do maintenance on the bikes on the way out. I looked up our conversation link to see if it might work for you a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
And by the way, This an awesome read guys. Keep...

And by the way, This an awesome read guys. Keep it up.

I have only done to just inside Utah. I really hope I will get to finish the rest of the trail. So far, Colorado has been the best riding I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Its pretty much all down hill. Not steep though....

Its pretty much all down hill. Not steep though. There are a couple of ledges that you have to go over that are about a two foot drop though. These are rock and would not be able to go back up the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Nope only one way :evil When we went it was very...

Nope only one way :evil When we went it was very muddy. A couple on the smaller bikes went back up the hill. With the MUD, I was not going to try that on a loaded GS. I think it was doable though....
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
:clap:clap:rofl

:clap:clap:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
If you scan down to post 51 on our ride report...

If you scan down to post 51 on our ride report from our "09 trip. There is a pretty good picture of our attacker.:D We did a good job of alluding the strafing run though.

Below is the link to the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
When he came over/in front of us , We are pretty...

When he came over/in front of us , We are pretty sure it was not smoke. He started the spray just before the road we were on and continued on across the field we were riding by. Actually it was on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
I think that same plane dusted us on the "09...

I think that same plane dusted us on the "09 trip, or tried.
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,657
Posted By ke4yyq
Great read. Keep it up. I was on the TAT ride...

Great read. Keep it up. I was on the TAT ride with Bluelghtning in "09. We had 13 going , made it to just before Ft.Smith. I went back and did Colorado in "10. To date, Colorado is my favorite. Just...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By ke4yyq
I have a set on my KLR and am happy with them,...

I have a set on my KLR and am happy with them, especially for the cost.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By ke4yyq
Awesome, I had a "72 750. Bought it new. Man I...

Awesome, I had a "72 750. Bought it new. Man I wish I still had that one. They have a sound all there own.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,410
Posted By ke4yyq
I have done the TAT from the"old"start in Jelico...

I have done the TAT from the"old"start in Jelico to Utah on my "07 GSA loaded to the hilt. Camping the whole way. The bike was 852 lbs without me on it "on a cat scale in a truck stop" . I am 265, so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By ke4yyq
There is a plastic cap on the right side over the...

There is a plastic cap on the right side over the shaft that has a hex head on it, The bolt comes from the left side . The bolt has a torx drive. The factory puts loctite on it. Heat the bolt with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 79,932
Posted By ke4yyq
Glad to hear this. I wish more that ride there...

Glad to hear this. I wish more that ride there bikes would post up and maybe the others would stop being so worried about things that might or might not happen. These are very good bikes. I feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,331
Posted By ke4yyq
Never noticed it beeing off set. I carry an 18 on...

Never noticed it beeing off set. I carry an 18 on all long trips. I have used it a couple times when I really mess up a tire." I do a lot of offroad in the boony type rides"I carry plugs and patches...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,714
Posted By ke4yyq
The wire connector for the rear wheel speed...

The wire connector for the rear wheel speed sensor in under it. Pretty much all on mine. Just don't croud it enough to hurt that and you should be fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By ke4yyq
I have run tubes in front and back without a...

I have run tubes in front and back without a problem. I keep an 18 tube on the bike on trips just in case of a large hole or tear. It will work on front or back to get you to where it can be repaired...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,126
Posted By ke4yyq
Its a pig. Still amazing how well it handles when...

Its a pig. Still amazing how well it handles when loaded to the hilt. Thats why I like it so much.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,126
Posted By ke4yyq
Makes no since to make it lighter and then pack...

Makes no since to make it lighter and then pack all my stuff on it. If you want a light bike, you are on the wrong bike to start with.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,698
Posted By ke4yyq
My front went away at 128000. Not bad, but its...

My front went away at 128000. Not bad, but its hard to believe they make tham non rebuildable. I got a shaft off ebay that is in good shape and will figure out out how to install some u-joints with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,858
Posted By ke4yyq
Yes, the 06 has 180 ml of oil. Its the same as...

Yes, the 06 has 180 ml of oil. Its the same as the 08 other than the drain hole.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,858
Posted By ke4yyq
I just went through my drive a few days ago. The...

I just went through my drive a few days ago. The big bearing went away after only 128000 miles. Can`t complain about that to much. The parts where around $300 to go through the drive. I believe after...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,907
Posted By ke4yyq
Check the small parking lamp bulb in the front....

Check the small parking lamp bulb in the front. That will give you an alarm also. I think its a 194 bulb? .
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By ke4yyq
Fuel pump controler. Thats how mine died. Search...

Fuel pump controler. Thats how mine died. Search for the cable to jump it out until you can get it looked at. I am work or I would post up a link to build the cable. It will get you home in a pinch.
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