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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,663
Posted By Pappy541
This is how I see it. had an 09 GSA with a trusty...

This is how I see it. had an 09 GSA with a trusty stand alone Garmin 665. Then I got my 15 GSA with the integrated Nav V. It is in my opinion a part of the bike and is much more than a stand alone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,942
Posted By Pappy541
An example of what I think the OP is saying. And...

An example of what I think the OP is saying. And while I understand the "it's worth what ever someone is willing to pay" I just do not understand how some people let dealers "rob" them and then think...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Pappy541
thanks for all the replies. I pulled and...

thanks for all the replies.
I pulled and pushed on the wiring and connectors and it started working like it should.
Not sure what the build date on the Nav V is bought in Nov 2014
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Pappy541
thanks

thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Pappy541
GSA LC Nav V will not come on

This is not a GPS question per say.
I have had my 2015 GSA several months and love it.
It has the Nav V with factory prep.
No issues until a few weeks ago and now when I turn the bike on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,396
Posted By Pappy541
I have the gear shift pro and all I can say is...

I have the gear shift pro and all I can say is shifting at 8,500 RMP wfo is the bomb. :clap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Screw fuel economy. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 21,301
Posted By Pappy541
Glad to know I am not quite the Klutz I sometimes...

Glad to know I am not quite the Klutz I sometimes think I am. :clap
You going back with locktite?:ear
Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 21,301
Posted By Pappy541
removing rear rack/ plastic

I Have a 2015 GSA and I removed the rear rack and plastic under the rear seat. The torx bolts were stiff and the ones under the top case rack were a real bitch because of the angle and tight space.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,535
Posted By Pappy541
__________________________________________________...

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In July of 2014 I rented a GS that had most all options but not all and rode 2,000 miles touring Europe. Great trip.
I got my new...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By Pappy541
thanks

thanks
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,153
Posted By Pappy541
My 2 cents. Both have pros and cons and in a...

My 2 cents.
Both have pros and cons and in a automobile especially with 2 people a cell phone could be better.
However on a bike The GPS in my opinion is better.
Lets say it is raining and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By Pappy541
does the mud sling block the antenna for the...

does the mud sling block the antenna for the spare key
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,335
Posted By Pappy541
I have had my 2015 GSA with lowered suspension...

I have had my 2015 GSA with lowered suspension for a month and 2,000 miles. All I can say is this bike is fantastic.
I had an 04 GSA and put 50,000 miles and then a 09 and I put 131,000 on it so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By Pappy541
__________________________________________________...

_____________________________________________________
Thanks for all the help I think I have it all sorted out.
After talking to my dealer and the info you all gave I am going to go back and wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By Pappy541
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Thanks, however that is the same as using the red post.
The owners manual says that connecting the charger directly to the battery...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Pappy541
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-08-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Pappy541
Garmin Smart Link

I have a 2015 GSA LC with the Nav V :clap. I installed the Garmin smart link app and paid my $5 or what ever for weather for the sole purpose of having weather radar on my Nav V.
When I go to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By Pappy541
Battery tender on GSA LC?

This sounds stupid but I need help.

I wired a SAE connecter to my new 2015 GSA LC to connect a battery tender and to run a mini air compressor. used the red battery jumpstart post next to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By Pappy541
BMW GS tank bag

About to get my new GSA and I am looking for a tank bag.
Touratech is one I am looking at but the BMW GS bag looks great.
I bought a BMW tank bag for my 09 and after a year the map pocket had...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Pappy541
just my 2 cents

I have a 2015 GSA with low suspension on order and it should be here in about 2 weeks.
I currently have a 09 GSA with 130,000 miles and had put 40,000 on my 1150 GSA. I also have 2,000 + miles in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Pappy541
Rigid light bar on GSA

As my 2015 GSA gets closer to being delivered I am getting excited. I am also starting to narrow down my farkles. I like the Clearwater Kristas but also really like the rigid light bar mounted on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,426
Posted By Pappy541
+ 1 on globe scouts

I have an 09 GSA with factory side cases. I Like how they look and love how the same key for the bike fit the side cases. A great selling point.
However like most it has taken one or two dirt naps....
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Pappy541
PDM 60 will be ordered

Thanks !!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Pappy541
PDM 60 or something else

I have a 2015 GSA on order and it will be hear in about 3 weeks.
On my current GSA I have a fuse block ( cannot remember the name) and realize that I will need something to power my heated gear and...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Pappy541
thanks. I got it second hand with no...

thanks.
I got it second hand with no instructions
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Pappy541
wunderlich bar bag

I just got a Wunderlich bar bag that seems to be a good piece of equipment. just got it yesterday so I can not give a good report. I have an 09 GSA and it fits perfect. On the Wunderlich web page...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 354,026
Posted By Pappy541
__________________________________________________...

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Is that weather radar
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,808
Posted By Pappy541
I have a buddy that had the oil pressure light on...

I have a buddy that had the oil pressure light on his Harley come on. He thought he could make the 15 minute ride back to to the house and decided to not stop. As it turned out the oil pump went out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,681
Posted By Pappy541
Several years ago I was riding from Jacksonville...

Several years ago I was riding from Jacksonville to Key West down A1A. As I am going through Miami my new GPS was taking me through the "hood". It had started raining and as I pulled up to a red...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 365,258
Posted By Pappy541
Yes please tell what you wrapped it with. LOOKS...

Yes please tell what you wrapped it with. LOOKS GREAT
Forum: Europe 06-23-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Pappy541
Thanks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Europe 06-20-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Pappy541
Where to rent a GS in Belgium

I will be going to Mons Belgium in about a month and want to rent a GS for about 5 days.
Where is a good place to rent.

Thanks,
Pappy
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Pappy541
My scratches are very fine so sounds like it will...

My scratches are very fine so sounds like it will work for me.

THANKS :norton:clap:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Pappy541
scratched instrument face

Got some dried on mud on the info screen on my 09 1200 GSA. I tried to wipe it off while riding so I could read it and made many small scratches on the screen.
What would be good to use to buff them...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-04-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 739
Posted By Pappy541
I am from Madison and try to do all my own...

I am from Madison and try to do all my own service on my 1200 GSA. If a dealer is a must we go to BMW of Baton Rouge. 180 miles from the house.
I am very surprised that Bham closed. Are they still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,406
Posted By Pappy541
just depends on the "mission" On my last...

just depends on the "mission"

On my last iron butt we stopped only the amount required by the Iron Butt 3 times in 1,000 miles. This was riding double on My GSA. My wife packed a cooler and we...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By Pappy541
GSA side case lock problem

I have a 2009 1200 GSA with the stock side cases. A few years back the Right side case lock developed an issue where the key would not go in the key hole and of course could not be locked. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,074
Posted By Pappy541
About 15 years back I was going to buy a new bike...

About 15 years back I was going to buy a new bike for my oldest son. We went to walmart and found a great looking bike that was just a plain model with your standard single speed and coster brakes. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,074
Posted By Pappy541
I read the title of the article and it drew me in...

I read the title of the article and it drew me in so I read it. As I got closer to the end of it I was laughing my a$$ off. Like many I used to research everything I could before I would spend my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,890
Posted By Pappy541
I am looking for feed back as well. I plan to buy...

I am looking for feed back as well. I plan to buy a 2015 GSA in the fall and have started making my shopping list.
I had OEM on my 04 GSA that I liked a lot just a tad small.
I also purchased the...
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