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Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,137
Posted By iride4u
Just a few thoughts. Do you have the old or new...

Just a few thoughts. Do you have the old or new handlebar switches? Is the side stand switch working properly?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By iride4u
As of this time there is no software update yet....

As of this time there is no software update yet. The indicators work but you get a yellow triangle.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By iride4u
If you PM me I will give you my phone number if...

If you PM me I will give you my phone number if you want any more help.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By iride4u
You will find that I get a little nasty with...

You will find that I get a little nasty with TouraTech and Wunderlich products. It is because I have bought so much from both companies and then found out that they do not fit. This has happened more...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By iride4u
This item is like so many other TouraTech items....

This item is like so many other TouraTech items. It is barely functional for its stated purpose. Do to its 15amp limitation you may have to run separate relays for most items that are hooked to it....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,237
Posted By iride4u
I can't speak for your specific relay. But most...

I can't speak for your specific relay. But most relays operate the same. A relay has 2 separate circuits the first is the trigger or coil. The wires to this circuit come from a switched power source...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,108
Posted By iride4u
You should not have a problem with riding a short...

You should not have a problem with riding a short distance with a cold motor. You must keep an eye on the temperature of the head. The problems come when you get the motor hot. Almost any motor can...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,635
Posted By iride4u
I have a full Remus system. If I take out the...

I have a full Remus system. If I take out the baffle it is too loud for the neighbors. I have had no problems and like the smaller can. Very early picture before the bike was finished. This was taken...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,108
Posted By iride4u
Because of overheating on the K1600s many of us...

Because of overheating on the K1600s many of us have been experimenting with different guards. I am using Radguards from Australia.
I tried different foams but they reduced the airflow too much too...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By iride4u
R1200 engine on the assembly line

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD6kGafB2to
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,718
Posted By iride4u
I will be keeping my GSW as I can not find enough...

I will be keeping my GSW as I can not find enough differences to warrant the extra money for my use. I like the lighter weight of the GSW. I did not like the chrome fangs so I replaced the with...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,700
Posted By iride4u
You make a good point, since I have not used a V1...

You make a good point, since I have not used a V1 I do not know the read out. With the Escort it only locks out that individual frequency. All other frequencies on that band are still active. We have...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,700
Posted By iride4u
Sena currently makes Bluetooth controllers that...

Sena currently makes Bluetooth controllers that can be used with radar detectors, CB radios, I-Pods etc. The only problem that I have had is the need to re-pair them at the beginning of each ride...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,700
Posted By iride4u
RAM mount makes a radar detector mount that...

RAM mount makes a radar detector mount that attaches to the left or right brake lever mount, they have this in one or two ball models. Do to the fact of having this fairly high it stands out. If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
Altrider bars and skid plate. These are much...

Altrider bars and skid plate. These are much better than the BMW bars and either BMW plate.
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/R1200GS/DSC00094_zpsc2c2f5ec.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By iride4u
Now that I have a set of Clearwater Ericas the...

Now that I have a set of Clearwater Ericas the fork mounted lights are for day time visibility. When I had the BMW LEDs the fork mounted lights were more effective even at 60% power then the BMW LEDS...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By iride4u
The picture makes it look worse than it really...

The picture makes it look worse than it really is. The wires are not touching the calipers. I just checked after seeing your post. Thanks for looking out for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,911
Posted By iride4u
This is one of the reasons that I use PDM60s on...

This is one of the reasons that I use PDM60s on my BMWs. All items are triggered through the PDM60.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By iride4u
I got the lights and the mounts from Clearwater. ...

I got the lights and the mounts from Clearwater.
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/R1200GS/IMG_02111_zpsccd2555f.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,593
Posted By iride4u
Welcome You should enjoy your new bike.

Welcome
You should enjoy your new bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 72,983
Posted By iride4u
Tomorrow I finally get a set of Altrider bars. I...

Tomorrow I finally get a set of Altrider bars. I will post pictures once they are installed. With the cold temps that we are currently having it may take some time.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 340,771
Posted By iride4u
I read that you could send in your headlight for...

I read that you could send in your headlight for repair by BMW. If this is true then it might take a month to get it back. Check with your dealer before you try a fix.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,516
Posted By iride4u
On my bike all non BMW wiring goes through a...

On my bike all non BMW wiring goes through a PDM60. Adding the CanOpener was not a problem. The switch was added to the left grey tank panel. Drilling the hole was not pleasant but it is a fairly...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 340,771
Posted By iride4u
Here are two more pictures. They are not the best...

Here are two more pictures. They are not the best but show as much as possible. I can not take the bike outside for better photos since we have about 8 inches of snow with wind and very cold...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 340,771
Posted By iride4u
Touratech sells a hose that raises the vent. I...

Touratech sells a hose that raises the vent. I put one on my bike. You can see part of the hose it the photo.
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/R1200GS/DSC00029_zps05b738d3.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,635
Posted By iride4u
On my GSW I have a full Remus system. ...

On my GSW I have a full Remus system.
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/IMG_01001_zpsd466a667.jpg (http://s826.photobucket.com/user/iride4u/media/IMG_01001_zpsd466a667.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,045
Posted By iride4u
Here is what I have done. ...

Here is what I have done.
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/R1200GS/DSC00043_zpsec53905b.jpg (http://s826.photobucket.com/user/iride4u/media/R1200GS/DSC00043_zpsec53905b.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
Vos thanks for letting us know about Rad Guard. I...

Vos thanks for letting us know about Rad Guard. I picked up one for my K1600. It was expensive but it is not as much as a new radiator.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
I sold the BMW lights and am using Clearwaters on...

I sold the BMW lights and am using Clearwaters on both BMWs. On the GTL the BMW lights are low enough to the road to provide some light at night. On the GSW they are worthless because they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By iride4u
I bought the Hornig kit from Sierra and it came...

I bought the Hornig kit from Sierra and it came with a genuine Stebel horn not a knock off. While I had to wait for a while it was worth it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,278
Posted By iride4u
No I don't have the packaging. I have just gone...

No I don't have the packaging.
I have just gone in and got what fits it was trial and error. Most of the stores let me take one outside as long as I did not hurt the package. The fix in the post...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,663
Views: 340,771
Posted By iride4u
Mine is clear. Have your dealer get a replacement.

Mine is clear. Have your dealer get a replacement.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
You could use one of these. ...

You could use one of these.

http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/R1200GS/DSC00045_zps48424e28.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
I promised new pictures so here they are. ...

I promised new pictures so here they are.
http://i826.photobucket.com/albums/zz189/iride4u/R1200GS/DSC00038_zps3e7b0f99.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
I think that we are all very close. One rule that...

I think that we are all very close. One rule that I have is anything that is installed must have an advantage over stock or must be useful.
So far I have made some mistakes manly do to availability...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
I will be doing more shots in the next week. I...

I will be doing more shots in the next week. I just did not have much time yesterday. Maybe tomorrow before we get a snow storm. I have to work today.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 390,104
Posted By iride4u
Jarvis thanks for the update. My newest...

Jarvis thanks for the update.
My newest addition to the GSW. Since the stock seat sucks after a few miles I took my bike to Steve Gowing in Fort Collins Colorado for some shaping> here is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,286
Posted By iride4u
Do everyone a favor and let us know the name of...

Do everyone a favor and let us know the name of your bad dealer so we can avoid them.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 546,704
Posted By iride4u
They could always be painted or you could get a...

They could always be painted or you could get a set of these from Hornig.

http://www.motorcycleparts-hornig.com/BMW-R-1200-GS-LC/Carbon-Fiber-GFK/Carbon-Tank-Side-Cover-right.html
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 546,704
Posted By iride4u
Greg enjoy your very nice new toy.

Greg enjoy your very nice new toy.
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