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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Gringa
Thumb Gotta love this forum, great people willing to help

Thanks HTH, sorry, I knew that the code meant no power to ABS but had no idea where to go 'till I saw the first thread that led me to the youtube video, thanks. It sure looks like a fix but more than...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By Gringa
Question 2008 1200GS Fault code

I was looking up a buddies 2008 1200GS on my gs-911 to check his ABS and got a falut code 24048, 24049 and I cannot find out anywhere what they are.

Anybody heard of something like this or know...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By Gringa
Eek He's a douche bag, people like that are what...

He's a douche bag, people like that are what screw things up for the rest of us, at least he won't be able to reproduce, what a relief :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 Only use Braking on the beemers, the rears as...

Only use Braking on the beemers, the rears as they are characterized, wear out, no getting around that one. They do brake better than OEM and do not warp. My 2 cts.

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 Tried all mentioned here and now including the...

Tried all mentioned here and now including the new Tourance EXP, very nice tire for pavement, wet and dry, very good grip, not so for dirt yet. The Trail Attacks are nice if the pavement is just...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 Happened to me on my late '07 GS (late because...

Happened to me on my late '07 GS (late because she is a '10 now), they seemed to have been a bad batch of batteries for that model year and later, they just die. Change out your battery, buy a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gringa
Thanks Jim, we will see, unfortunately an option...

Thanks Jim, we will see, unfortunately an option was to trade her for an '10 model but need to see if my accs. or what can be passed onto the '10 model in order not to loose my goodies and of course,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gringa
Thanks for the replies guys; JVB, just for the...

Thanks for the replies guys; JVB, just for the record, I didn't pull anything, this has been a dealer serviced bike always.

Thanks for the part number anyways for the coil insert Anorak, we'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gringa
Nope, when he went to adjust the valves, he found...

Nope, when he went to adjust the valves, he found the bottom right stud backed out and the nut loose, showed me that the thread was basically stripped on the block.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,379
Posted By Gringa
Eek 20K Km Service Surprise

Took my bike in for it's 20K Km service to the dealer and a few days later received a call. They wanted me to come in to see that my engine had some damage, surprise, the engine stud was backed out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Gringa
Question My bad, guess I was not clear on the question,...

My bad, guess I was not clear on the question, can the engine stud thread be repaired and if so how?

Much thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Gringa
That same one, bottom right left cylinder. Yes...

That same one, bottom right left cylinder. Yes but the stud is on it's way out, you tighten a little and the stud keeps comming out and does not accept the 20NM.

Regards
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 838
Posted By Gringa
Question Engine Block Studs

Has anyone heard of the engine studs backing out on the 1200 GS or GSA motors? Inquiring minds would like to know.

Thanks
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By Gringa
Thumb Strange to see nobody chiming in, anyhoo, Alpina...

Strange to see nobody chiming in, anyhoo, Alpina Raggi just sent me a reply and that they are working on a kit :clap

Salut
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,245
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 As maybe already said here, maybe look into a...

As maybe already said here, maybe look into a good used thumper for those trails and keep the 12 for all else. As far as the weight diff. is concerned, I really believe that it's more than 50 lbs.,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,750
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 800 GS Tubeless Wheel Kit?

I know this is an old thread but since I have been researching, I have not found anything worth while. I wrote to the wheel manufacturer to ask if they made a kit and they responded right away...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 144,267
Posted By Gringa
Question Question, what number battery does this puppy...

Question, what number battery does this puppy use?, not in the manual and have not yet taken it out, thanks
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6,139
Views: 1,260,940
Posted By Gringa
Nice video, enjoyed watching it as it gave me a...

Nice video, enjoyed watching it as it gave me a better perspective and look of this new Duc. The only thing it does is make my Tiger uneasy, she thinks that she might be dethroned. Will see what she...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,680
Posted By Gringa
And some think that ignorance is bliss :augie

And some think that ignorance is bliss :augie
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,680
Posted By Gringa
Well, everybody is entitled to their opinions...

Well, everybody is entitled to their opinions :norton

I went ahead and got one after thinking about it like you are (is it worth the money?) and now don't regret it. My bike does get up and move...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 30,693
Posted By Gringa
:lurk :jose

:lurk

:jose
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By Gringa
Send it to Woody's, you have no idea how bad you...

Send it to Woody's, you have no idea how bad you can mess things up unless you have vast experience doing this kind of work (and with GS spoke wheels from searching previously, are so very few). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,847
Posted By Gringa
To be done with the whinning, status seekers. If...

To be done with the whinning, status seekers. If you pay this much for a bike is because you wanted it, nobody puts a gun to anybodies head and says "hey you, buy this BMW or I pop you"! God bless...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gringa
Thumb Well whataya know, it works :clap , this is the...

Well whataya know, it works :clap , this is the playbike


http://i313.photobucket.com/albums/ll373/fjsgp/DSC00178.jpg

Cheers mates :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gringa
http://i313.photobucket.com/albums/ll373/fjsgp/Via...

http://i313.photobucket.com/albums/ll373/fjsgp/ViajevueltaMexico2008001.jpg

Pic of my bike for travel

Actually, seeing if this freaking thing works to post

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,240
Posted By Gringa
Thanks for the info Jim, really apreciate it,...

Thanks for the info Jim, really apreciate it, makes total sense and will take your advice.

Frank
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,240
Posted By Gringa
Question FD oil change intervals

I've notoced that nobody has mentioned the intervals or necesity to change the FD oil on modern 1200 bikes, wehter they be GS's or not. I just did 2 FD oil changes yesterday and was shocked to see...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 Yes, the new 12GSA cases (at least mine) do leak....

Yes, the new 12GSA cases (at least mine) do leak. Hard rain or a wash and you will find water in there. Seems like the manufacturer is not testing their lugage enough for water repelency (have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Gringa
Question Thanks Jim, shure abt the 2,5 ml; sounds like...

Thanks Jim, shure abt the 2,5 ml; sounds like nothing (maybe 250 ml)? Also idea on type and grade? Is it the 80/90 or 85/140? Any recommendations?

Thanks again

Frank
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Gringa
Question Anybody know how much oil goes in the FD and what...

Anybody know how much oil goes in the FD and what type?

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 After I took my bike in for service, I got it...

After I took my bike in for service, I got it back with the same marks; those are from overtightening the screws. The lines you see are for stress crack run off to prevent a full crack, it stops at...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By Gringa
Hi, dont mean to be a pita here but before I got...

Hi, dont mean to be a pita here but before I got into any of that with mine, I learned from my old 1150GS that these rotors warp easy so I installed right out new Braking rotors and have been happy...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,440
Posted By Gringa
Talking Nobody has done mods to their suspensions? Gee,...

Nobody has done mods to their suspensions? Gee, you guys are mising out on a really rock steady bike. The fork brace was a great addition but, springs up front with valving, and shock, wow, IMHO....
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 Thanks for the input; yes the bike should brake...

Thanks for the input; yes the bike should brake like that and more. The head mechanic is going to a seminar in Columbia so I told him to address that issue with the factory reps because it has to be...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By Gringa
Question R1200R Brake Issues?

I have been wondering if anybody out there has any issues with the brakes on their R12R? The issues I am refering to in specifics is a mushy front brake lever, the lever has to travel in a bit before...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,156
Posted By Gringa
Thumb Ohlins Baby, Ohlins

Basically you answered your own question with your comment on your R/T.
Yes, it is the same night and day as long as they are set up well. Look into the new PDS generation rear for your 12GS, it has...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Gringa
Cool2 Cee Bailey's

Why don't you try looking into the kit that Cee Bailey's makes??:deal If that size is the way you want to go, look at it, complete with wings and all and save youself the hit and miss action, :nod ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gringa
Thumb Touratech USA has them and very nice indeed,...

Touratech USA has them and very nice indeed, asked them if it worked with the spoke wheels and they replied yes. Can be added to any bike, look it up :deal and you will see for yourself and very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,158
Posted By Gringa
Talking Same thing happened to somebody here on his '07...

Same thing happened to somebody here on his '07 GSA and on a day trip, turned it off and then nothing, he jumped it and the low beam bulb blew but was enough to get him back; turned it off again and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Gringa
Ohlins Baby, Ohlins for Beemers!

First I think that you have to be set on the bike in order to make the investment, once you do; there is no turning back. Stock suspension on Beemers is essentially crap, no adjustabilty and you will...
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