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Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,941
Posted By cessnadog
I hope it isn't synthetic oil... Synthetic oil is...

I hope it isn't synthetic oil... Synthetic oil is so slick it won't let the engine wear. Too much synthetic will probably reverse wear causing the engine to be too tight!

You better drain some.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By cessnadog
I bought a custom set of Westones a few months...

I bought a custom set of Westones a few months back. About $240 including the custom moulds of my ears. Fit is great, sound is good and they stay put.

Can't go on the highway without them now......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,392
Posted By cessnadog
When I was much, much younger and still...

When I was much, much younger and still bulletproof, and a helmet was very much optional because of that...I used to say the most important skill a guy needed on the bike was the ability to shoulder...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,370
Posted By cessnadog
I came off the K1600 as well and I was worried...

I came off the K1600 as well and I was worried that I was giving up my ability to really carve a corner when I picked the Adventure. I picked the adventure due to the heavier crankshaft (the GS gets...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By cessnadog
Clearwater lights tap into the Canbus and you can...

Clearwater lights tap into the Canbus and you can set them up for different brightness day and night and high and low beam. All with no extra switches...

I am very happy with mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,082
Posted By cessnadog
Is it from the engine or your Anakee 3s? I...

Is it from the engine or your Anakee 3s? I thought I had a similar issue but it is just the tires. I love the way they ride but they are noisey.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By cessnadog
Clearwater lights and "can-opener"

Wow, what a great way to run the lights. In case you don't know the story. Clearwater found a way to tap into the Canbus and it greatly simplifies the install of lights on the water cooled GSs.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,079
Posted By cessnadog
My fan doesn't come on until the engine temp...

My fan doesn't come on until the engine temp shows 210 or so. That only happens if I am in bad
traffic or stopped My engine runs 180-185 if it is moving.

Temp today was high 80s. I was doing...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,079
Posted By cessnadog
I took my gloves off today and felt around. There...

I took my gloves off today and felt around. There is no noticeable difference in temperature in the air coming out of the radiators. I.e. They feel the same.

There is heat off the cylinders, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,791
Posted By cessnadog
Go ride the GS you,think you want, then go ride...

Go ride the GS you,think you want, then go ride a super ten, then go back and buy the GS. For me it was an easy descision. Even for the extra money.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,858
Posted By cessnadog
On my GSA it is not from the radiator, it is...

On my GSA it is not from the radiator, it is lower than that. I am currently under the impression it is from the catalytic converter.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,144
Views: 212,996
Posted By cessnadog
No audio issues here either. Same setup as above....

No audio issues here either. Same setup as above.
The data link between the garmin app,and the GPS is not super reliable (ok, that is an understatement) but other than that it works.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
I know where it is, just no time to go get it...

I know where it is, just no time to go get it and properly relocate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By cessnadog
WC aux driving lights turn themselves off

Ok, maybe not really turn themselves off but they don't always come on..

I never shut them off. When I start the bike sometimes they come on and sometimes they don't. I haven't found a pattern...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By cessnadog
I used zip ties. My locks finally came in so I...

I used zip ties. My locks finally came in so I don't have pictures.

Put the case on the bike, close the lock and zip tie (I used 2 on each side) the hook that the lock holds to the tube it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,306
Posted By cessnadog
It won't be... The black is from some (unknown)...

It won't be... The black is from some (unknown) break-in additive from the factory...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,306
Posted By cessnadog
K1600 thread here: ...

K1600 thread here:

http://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-k1600-maintenance-do-yourself/18201-more-oil-analysis-engine-final-drive-oil.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,858
Posted By cessnadog
I don't this this is it either. The fan doesn't...

I don't this this is it either. The fan doesn't come on until the coolant hits 212 or so. My bike consistently runs 180 to 182 while moving.

Ok, time to dig out the infrared thermometer.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,858
Posted By cessnadog
My '14 GSWA is certainly warmer on the right...

My '14 GSWA is certainly warmer on the right side. Living in Minnesota it isn't a real problem... But the right side is hotter.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By cessnadog
Louder horn? Can anyone verify the Part number...

Louder horn? Can anyone verify the Part number for the EU horn?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,306
Posted By cessnadog
The factory fill is black. Not sure what they...

The factory fill is black. Not sure what they add but it does look nasty. I do not believe it is moly as one of the K16 guys had it analyzed and moly didn't show up.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,639
Posted By cessnadog
For what it is worth. And I expect that value is...

For what it is worth. And I expect that value is about what you paid for it...

The tech support folks at Amsoil say that given the BMW specification, 10W-40 is fine unless you are riding in below...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By cessnadog
Westones here. $235 for custom fit. Worth every...

Westones here. $235 for custom fit. Worth every penny.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By cessnadog
This really is amazing. BMW has known for months...

This really is amazing. BMW has known for months how many GSs and Adventures they were going to make. I am willing to bet that they can predict exactly how many of those buyers will buy cases... And...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By cessnadog
Adventure case availability.

Are folks getting new adventure cases? How long is the wait? Really need them for a trip in late July starting with the MOA rally. Locks seem to be an issue as well.

Can anyone shed some...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,834
Posted By cessnadog
My dealer showed me the plug and offered to...

My dealer showed me the plug and offered to install it if I wanted...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By cessnadog
Interaction with sheriffs deputy today

On my way home from the dealer with my new GSWA today. Deputy stopping traffic and sending everyone down a street to the east. He asks where I am headed and I tell him straight north about 100...
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,556
Posted By cessnadog
I just placed my order...

I just placed my order...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
[QUOTE=BluegrassPicker;22345672]Tagged... ...

[QUOTE=BluegrassPicker;22345672]Tagged...


just beyond this sign:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fq7_nSTmWVM/UjeUc7g_XGI/AAAAAAAAEwo/bERaeMuBj6U/w530-h706-no/IMG_00479.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
New Tag

Sorry, Kids hockey will keep me from getting a new tag this afternoon. So please enjoy this archived tag instead...

<a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
Tagged Location: Avocados Mexican Grill ...

Tagged
Location:
Avocados Mexican Grill
(Bluegrass Pickers side yard)
Actual address; 1647 South Broadway, Rochester.

<a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
ok, A little playing with google makes me think...

ok, A little playing with google makes me think there is a need for a clue.

This sign is in front of an operating business.

I will bet that very, very few people will associate the name on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
New Tag!

and in less than 46 hours!

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/P9150739.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
Tagged 1900 block of Fox Valley Dr SW ...

Tagged
1900 block of Fox Valley Dr SW
Rochester MN
<a href="http://s1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/?action=view&current=null_zps6cfc01ae.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By cessnadog
So, I did it. In the end I got an offer on my...

So, I did it. In the end I got an offer on my GSA that was too good to pass up. I rode the bike there and will admit that I wondered most of the way up if I was making a mistake... After a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By cessnadog
Talk me down from the ledge (wants K1600)

Ok, this started when I "accidentally" bought an R1200GSA last fall. I was looking for an R1200R when I found the GSA, it was a good deal and the idea grew on me over a few days so I bought it. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
No

No
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
New tag

The last one was easy so I will make this one easy as well.

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/1B62DA95-8B23-4B26-A488-009DA39C725A-1442-000000843A2D359C.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
Tagged

Saratoga MN cemetary. About half a mile south of Saratoga on highway 74. About 6 miles south of st Charles mn and I90. http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l536/Tim_Argo/null-1011.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9,930
Views: 607,402
Posted By cessnadog
I found it but don't have time to go get...

I found it but don't have time to go get it...maybe Tuesday if it is still there...
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