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Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,147
Posted By hazard
Wicked Stick around, it will be worth it.

Well since Johnny Da Rock will give the narrative day by day, I'll just add where I see fit.

When Mr. Da Rock called and mentioned this trip, my response was "IN."

Yet then I remember some of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By hazard
cross threaded front mount for engine guard

08 GSA

My right engine guard is somewhat misshapen, no surprise since the bike has been on its side a bunch. As I was trying to remount it, the front bolt started to cross thread because of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By hazard
Thanks for the reply. Got it on the typo....

Thanks for the reply.

Got it on the typo. Typing fast with auto correction does produce wrong results at times...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By hazard
The good parts guy is on vacation the back-up did...

The good parts guy is on vacation the back-up did not give me confidence that he knew, so thats when I started doing my own research...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By hazard
Question Is this correct connector for an 08 GSA Coil Stick

I may have damaged the connector from the harness to the coil stick. The bike runs fine, but I may want to replace it anyway as I am heading out for a few more rides in the next couple weeks. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By hazard
Thumb Motoport/Cycleport Alterations

After loosing 65 plus pounds and keeping it off for more than 2 years, I needed to deal with my 3X Motoport jacket. It was just to big and potentially would pull up and over on me if I slid on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 32,979
Posted By hazard
Had I not backed out of this trip, I'm guessin'...

Had I not backed out of this trip, I'm guessin' it would have went like this:

Ride ahead 20 minutes, wait 20 minutes for hazard, ride ahead 20 minutes, wait 20 mintues for hazard, ride ahead 20...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 32,979
Posted By hazard
Looks like a fine start

Nice intro. Bummer I could not make it......
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,707
Posted By hazard
With all due respect...

I do get OEM's do charge a premium, and this being my second Beemer, I know the manufacturer is very proud of their bikes. I have bought lots of parts from BMW dealer's and for the most part they...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,707
Posted By hazard
6 dollar washer, WTF?

So after my last trip to Death Valley, Steele Pass road from the springs to the dunes took me out. Loose sand and a huge boulder (the size of a large waste basket) protruding from the side of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By hazard
Bingo. After my dump in death valley, I noticed...

Bingo. After my dump in death valley, I noticed the turn signal lens had cracked and I also notice the bulb was tweaked. Upon replacement all is better
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By hazard
Thanks.

I'll see if I can do a repair first.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By hazard
Repair or replace 08 Adventure Engine Crash Bar

I had a bit of a problem in Death Valley last weekend, smacking a big protruding rock on a berm on the road out of Eureka Springs to Steele Pass.

The left factory crash bar is damaged. BMW wants...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By hazard
I needed a new battery anyway, but thats not it.

WHile I keep the battery on a tender. I was thinking of replacing the OEM stock battery. SO I did, but thats not it.

Hmmmm
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By hazard
WHy after 2 years with HID I now get "LAMPF!"

08 GSA

I have had HID for 2 years now, no problems. This AM as I am driving to work, and am leaving for Death Valley tonight, I get the LAMPF! The bulb is works fine.

As another data point...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 644,345
Posted By hazard
Angahuan state of Michoacan, Mexico, And yes we...

Angahuan state of Michoacan, Mexico, And yes we came down that road....

http://hazard.smugmug.com/Travel/Mexico-2010/P1010477/836489339_6XXhi-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
Final follow up. (All is good)

Thought I would follow up in case anyone else experiences similar issues.

So after Baja, I really kept the bike stored for a couple months, maybe even 3. this last weekend, I went out and figured...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,723
Posted By hazard
OH yeah my favorite.

If I had just been standing up. Below is a pic my friend got of me as I was sliding around in Baja sand. While I did not dump it here, I did about 3-4 other times.
NOw the next day I went...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,723
Posted By hazard
I know the feeling.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=651318
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By hazard
Nott adding any value here but

I busted my windshield in Baja after xmas 2010. It busted as I flew over the handlebars and impacted with my RIBS, ouch.

I noticed I was in the same position you were and as I was duct taping my...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,378
Posted By hazard
So Mr Rock has been busy writing this report I'll start adding my .02.

I had rode my bike down from the SF Bay Area, a few weeks before, so I could just fly down early, and we could get going.

John the Rock has covered most of the first few days, correctly. 'cept...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By hazard
Thanks for the info

Thanks for the info
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By hazard
I like the turnbuckle idea, thanks. I'll...

I like the turnbuckle idea, thanks.

I'll check with the boneyard on the housing.

On my K-1200-GT I had a Cee Bailey and whan I had it up to 100 into a 40 mph wind it just cracked. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By hazard
Thanks for replying, Its just the cradle thats...

Thanks for replying, Its just the cradle thats torked, in fact just the audio out plug that was damaged, so I think I can try to operate on the cradle or get a new one for maybe 60 bucks or so if I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By hazard
Laugh Need to fix a few things after the last trip to Baja

The week after xmas 2010, I went to Baja. The standard San Felipe to Coco's on Mex 5, then Bay of LA to San Fransicito, then San Fransiscito to El Arco then Guerro Negro home on the slab.


The...
Forum: Latin America 01-06-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,337
Posted By hazard
We were there 12/27 and I think our measurment...

We were there 12/27 and I think our measurment was a tad less than 26 miles, but around that ball park. However, all the heavy equipment is just gone. NO evidence of any construction

Here are a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By hazard
Sorry for the crappy wind noise. <object...

Sorry for the crappy wind noise.

<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/i96ZixV5hNQ?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
Soon. But here is a taste: I biffed a...

Soon.

But here is a taste:

I biffed a bit ( I was lazy, not up on the pegs leaning back):
http://hazard.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Baja-XMAS2010/BajaXMAS201012271954/1143700105_kjH7X-M.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
All seems well

So I got back from Baja after 6 days, and not one problem. It started everytime. I put about 2k on the bike, and it ran great. It was cold the last couple days, but still no problems.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By hazard
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m127/hiwatt1000...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m127/hiwatt1000/DSCN0617.jpg

Best damm mod I did to that bike.

Nice meetin' up with you. Made it Gurrero Negro without dumpin it.

I left Ensanada about...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,072
Posted By hazard
motorcycleshippers.com

Shipped my bike from California to Texas for a 2 week trip through Mexico. They were fast and efficient.


JH
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,672
Posted By hazard
Sounds cool, but I guess water crossings could be...

Sounds cool, but I guess water crossings could be a bit more riskier.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
SO I cleared the fault. IF it sputters again,...

SO I cleared the fault. IF it sputters again, Ill see if it is present. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
So the fault code is

I hooked up my GS-911 and I see this: Thoughts?

GS911 Version:1011.1 Date:12/5/2010
10167: Output stage to Electric Fuel Pump faulty
The fault is not present now.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By hazard
Thanks for replying.

Thanks for replying.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By hazard
08 GSA p/n for coil and are they seperate parts for left and right

I am headed to Baja after xmas. My bike has had a problem which I posted in the thread below. Its intermittent so dealer was not able to figure it out.

A few have suggested coil and injector. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
OK will do. Thanks for the reply Jim.

OK will do. Thanks for the reply Jim.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
Thumbs down So I picked up the bike last week from the...

So I picked up the bike last week from the dealer. They did not charge me. The work order said they were only able to duplicate the sputter once. The GT-1 gave a code of "Canbus Communication...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
Picking bike up today, dealer cannot find...

Picking bike up today, dealer cannot find anything wrong. He did the brake recall while there. I guess I'll ride it for a few weeks and see what happens.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,033
Posted By hazard
The mechanic was going to ride home and back to...

The mechanic was going to ride home and back to see if he could recreate.

rboett Jimm The Hog and grpwld, thanks for replying.


If they do not find anything, I'll do what you suggest, run some...
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