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Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,801
Posted By stin987
Just go on a ride at lower speeds just in case of...

Just go on a ride at lower speeds just in case of a major failure. Either your problem will show up or thats a part for the extra bin. Either something will leak or break if its major. Be safe.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By stin987
Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks. I...

Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks.

I sent the email to my dealer to install the adventure cases when the bike arrives in December. I am getting 15% off and free install so why not.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By stin987
2015 1200GS on order will BMW adventure cases fit? Requesting pictures and info.

My new bike is expected to arrive to the US customs on Dec 1. I ordered the white with black suspension. I don't see any pictures of water cooled GS's (non-adventure) with the BMW adventure cases....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,306
Posted By stin987
voz is that the large or small tank bag? I am...

voz is that the large or small tank bag? I am getting a tank bag when my bike gets here but don't know if I should get the large or small one. I like the looks of yours.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 66,506
Posted By stin987
Yep my white 1200gs is on the same boat. Hoping...

Yep my white 1200gs is on the same boat. Hoping its in my garage by christmas time.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By stin987
The BMW s1000rr never needed one either. That...

The BMW s1000rr never needed one either. That inline four is such a great motor. Now for the G650, F000GS, R1200GSA I had that is not the case for the cold starts. The G650 got a battery replaced...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By stin987
While led technology might be brighter it is much...

While led technology might be brighter it is much more expensive. The LED headlight option alone is $800 while the incandescent is standard option. Yes its dimmer in comparison to the LED but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By stin987
This is the reason I did not get the LED...

This is the reason I did not get the LED headlight. Look at all the LED stop lights that hardly work. Its not a question of if the LED fails its when the LED fails.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By stin987
I found a youtube video of a 2015 gswc in white...

I found a youtube video of a 2015 gswc in white and the cross spoke wheels were silver.
I don't have a container number so I can't track. No worries because tracking will make me go crazy.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By stin987
I had a 2011 GSA and while I enjoyed the large...

I had a 2011 GSA and while I enjoyed the large gas tank I decided this time around I would get something between the f800 and the GSA. I think I made the right choice going with the R1200GS. I also...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By stin987
I am jealous cause thats a good looking bike. My...

I am jealous cause thats a good looking bike. My 2015 non adventure is currently in production. I went with the white with the blacked out suspension and cross spoke wheels. Can't wait to see how it...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,574
Posted By stin987
I agree 100%. Its just nuts and bolts.

I agree 100%. Its just nuts and bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,009
Posted By stin987
How to spot an RFS

Also looking at 400 exc. How do I spot an RFS bike? I'm a ktm noob and though I would give orange a chance.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By stin987
+1 on the Touratech. Installed the risers and...

+1 on the Touratech. Installed the risers and also switched the bars to the forward most position. These are the only risers I have ever used but they are the perfect balance between sitting and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By stin987
GSA in myrtle beach

We have a timeshare during black bike week in Myrtle Beach. I am always the only white guy riding in the pack of thousands of black bikers. Last year it was the F800GS and this year it will be the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,924
Posted By stin987
I have tried to cat o-ring and found that it...

I have tried to cat o-ring and found that it either grips too good or not good enough. Bought the kaoko and love it. Yes it is pricey but what is a $100 part on a $20,000 motorcycle? I would but...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,564
Posted By stin987
never an issue here. 2011 gsa and all gears...

never an issue here. 2011 gsa and all gears shift perfect. I would take it to the dealer and just explain the problem to them.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,793
Posted By stin987
Good question. I don't see why it would really...

Good question. I don't see why it would really matter one way or the other. Never removed a head on the boxer. I think that as long as you can access the head bolts you should be good to go. Just...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,853
Posted By stin987
no leaks here

When I got my bike I took the cases off and sprayed them with high pressure water, did leak 1 drop. I then filled them with water and flipped over. They are sealed so tight that they did not let...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,728
Posted By stin987
Buy a new used on

One warning about the r1200 GSA is that you might not ever drive your car again. Its just so addicting.
I say buy a new used bike with low miles and all the adventure cases installed. This is what...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,365
Posted By stin987
Thats some funny shit right there.

Thats some funny shit right there.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By stin987
Which size watershed dry bag?

I have decided that I want to get a watershed dry bag for the various adventures but it has to fit on my motorcycle easily. I am stuck between the 2 sizes: chattooga (30 liters), or the yukon (70...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By stin987
I tried the sargent. I sits lower than the stock...

I tried the sargent. I sits lower than the stock seat and make me feel cramped. I like the stock seat height better. I also don't like how the sargent is dished. I am one of those that likes to ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By stin987
post pics when you get it. Are you coming from...

post pics when you get it. Are you coming from the stock seat, if so let me know if it is better or not. The stock seat is not horrible in my opinion. I actually kind of like the stock seat. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,516
Posted By stin987
I agree with ESA being badass. I was riding with...

I agree with ESA being badass. I was riding with 7 of my sport bike friends as they were riding like maniacs as I followed on my GSA with the 2 side cases, go pro on my head and ESA set to comfort. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By stin987
Everyone says the GSA is heavy with that huge gas...

Everyone says the GSA is heavy with that huge gas tank. Yes it is but you get used to it in less than 1 week. I just sold my f800gs and now own the 2011 r1200gsa. I wish I would have made the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By stin987
I work for a bmw car dealer. The sucking jet...

I work for a bmw car dealer. The sucking jet pump in the cars are probably just like the motorcycles. I would just remove both rings and the sender unit and fuel pump and look inside the tank. You...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By stin987
Greenville SC looking for sargent seat to sit on before ordering

Looking for anyone in the Greenville SC area who has a sargent seat normal height for the GS Adventure. I just bought an r1200 gsa and I think I want a sargent seat for those longer hauls. All I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-21-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 77,039
Posted By stin987
Cannot make it tomorrow night. Mike I finally...

Cannot make it tomorrow night. Mike I finally sold the f800 to upgrade to a 2011 GSA I am picking up on saturday. So excited, although my wallet is not.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,928
Posted By stin987
I just watched a you tube video on this. here: ...

I just watched a you tube video on this. here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8_4lpAFLqk
This is a start.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By stin987
How many miles are on you bike?

How many miles are on you bike?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By stin987
Mine does the same thing. It has a mind of its...

Mine does the same thing. It has a mind of its own.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-08-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,469
Posted By stin987
It is a great tool but has one major down fall in...

It is a great tool but has one major down fall in my opinion. The tail cap is made of plastic and the treads are also plastic. The first time that I used it I hit the tail cap angle torquing...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,574
Posted By stin987
Why is this even a topic? Come on people just...

Why is this even a topic? Come on people just think about it. A few bucks for a new filter, or be cheap and pay a few thousand for a new engine. Aww heck better yet do what you want to do. It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By stin987
Why not just ohm the wiring from the RDC module...

Why not just ohm the wiring from the RDC module connector back to the source. Visual inspection is not always good enough. Did you check the fuse?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,045
Posted By stin987
This sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen. ...

This sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen. All it will take is one crash from a faulty wheel bearing. That is if it hasn't already.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By stin987
I must have larger hands than you b/c I don't...

I must have larger hands than you b/c I don't have this problem. Never really looked into it. How about figuring out what pro motocross riders, or trials riders use and then try to adapt to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,219
Posted By stin987
Well I could also be slightly off and that rate I...

Well I could also be slightly off and that rate I stated above. It might only be 15% but I do know I get a discount for sure. I would imagine it would be the same as your discount and no more.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,219
Posted By stin987
Exactly what course are you taking? How much is...

Exactly what course are you taking? How much is it? I found out I get like 20% off for working for bmw. Lucky me.

And btw I want to see those pictures.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,659
Posted By stin987
That is not really that bad. That can pay for...

That is not really that bad. That can pay for itself or if it doesn't then you know you have a great bike. At least for the first 7 years anyway.
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