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Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By Sailorlite
To find all the above mentioned data screen...

To find all the above mentioned data screen options, does the Nav V have to be mounted on the bike? Or can I bring the Nav V indoors to edit the various settings? (And if mounted, does the bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By Sailorlite
It won't be easy, but try to find a camera with a...

It won't be easy, but try to find a camera with a slider switch for on/off rather than a small round button. My gloved left hand sometimes confuses the power button with the adjacent shutter button....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By Sailorlite
The GS seat might not be as bad as you expect it...

The GS seat might not be as bad as you expect it to be. I for one think it's fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,332
Posted By Sailorlite
Like the OP my riding is nearly zero percent...

Like the OP my riding is nearly zero percent off-road. The only extra feature of the GSA that appeals to me is the larger tank - but I actually have no problem with the 200 mile GS tank.

But,...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By Sailorlite
Here's a Straight Talk story which may be of...

Here's a Straight Talk story which may be of interest.

Last month a friend and I were riding the Angeles Crest Hwy when I rode over a rock, bent the front rim and split the tire. Using my iPhone...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sailorlite
Sorry - not very clear. What I meant to ask was...

Sorry - not very clear. What I meant to ask was whether the GSAW's factory dashboard outlet had already been wired directly to the battery. Sometimes dealers do that as part of their new bike prep,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sailorlite
By any chance were the dealer's GSAW's rigged...

By any chance were the dealer's GSAW's rigged with direct-from-battery outlets (bypassing the canbus protection)?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sailorlite
What adapter are you using to mate the pump to...

What adapter are you using to mate the pump to the bike's accessory port? Does that same adapter work with other accessories?

I think the pump should pump, particularly when testing with no load....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Sailorlite
But in the OP's original post, he reports that...

But in the OP's original post, he reports that the lock barrel came out with the key. What's up with that? Perhaps the slide lock is not really unlocking - thus GPS remains locked in its mount.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Sailorlite
After returning a small Panasonic point and shoot...

After returning a small Panasonic point and shoot to their repair dept twice for dust speck removal, I found a relevant clip on YouTube ...turned out to be an easy DIY repair.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,005
Posted By Sailorlite
I notice that Adorama's offering the Nikon AW110...

I notice that Adorama's offering the Nikon AW110 Refurb. for $159 - a solid camera for a good price with some warranty.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 246,167
Posted By Sailorlite
Kindly remind me, how do you do a Master Reset?

Kindly remind me, how do you do a Master Reset?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Sailorlite
Just sent you a PM - details on my current eBay...

Just sent you a PM - details on my current eBay listing for those pieces.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 29,781
Posted By Sailorlite
A superb SoCal route, but a very long one for a...

A superb SoCal route, but a very long one for a first day's ride, IMO. Wouldn't want to feel pressure to keep moving so I'd recommend either an early start or expectation of a late arrival in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,832
Posted By Sailorlite
Great photos! I know it's mostly the...

Great photos! I know it's mostly the photographer, not the camera, but what camera(s) are you shooting? And are you doing some post-processing? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 562,175
Posted By Sailorlite
I'd like to see the GS without that rear...

I'd like to see the GS without that rear handrail/luggage rack assembly and without the rear seat, but with the BMW panel kit that can be installed there instead.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,249
Posted By Sailorlite
The springs are white instead of black on most...

The springs are white instead of black on most 2014's.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 246,167
Posted By Sailorlite
Phone on Nav V, without helmet device?

When riding the GSW with Nav V and Bluetooth properly paired, but no helmet device - can I set up the Nav V to show that I have an incoming phone call?

On my previous GPS, the Nav IV, an incoming...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 246,167
Posted By Sailorlite
FWIW, I "repaired" an erratic Nav IV by carefully...

FWIW, I "repaired" an erratic Nav IV by carefully cleaning both sides of that multi-contact connector with contact cleaner on a rag. I think this should be step no. 1 before any further attempt to...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By Sailorlite
Two very large stores in the LA area are...

Two very large stores in the LA area are Chapparal Motorsports (San Bernardino) and Bert's Megamall (Covina). I think each of them is larger than Revzilla although each also sells motorcycles in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 62,156
Posted By Sailorlite
On the average automobile, a non-sealing or loose...

On the average automobile, a non-sealing or loose fuel cap will turn on the Check Engine light. Since refueling seems to affect the warning message, any chance the fuel cap's not sealing?
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,645
Posted By Sailorlite
The diagonal cut is a brilliant idea. For me, it...

The diagonal cut is a brilliant idea. For me, it means the plug can actually be successfully inserted and then stays put. Until trying it a few minutes ago, I've never been able to use the foam...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 105,959
Posted By Sailorlite
I'm only a little short of 77 yrs. and usually...

I'm only a little short of 77 yrs. and usually ride alone, thus I've paid close attention to this near-classic video:

http://www.pinkribbonrides.com/dropped.html
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,796
Posted By Sailorlite
GSW body panels - how to remove?

It's easy enough to remove the tank cover piece, but the side panels and beak are not so obvious.

Is there a "how to" around here somewhere, or a YouTube? I'd like to know the best sequence for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Sailorlite
I notice that it's the same optional "Rallye...

I notice that it's the same optional "Rallye Seat" for both models. Whether it's higher or lower than the other choices I can't say. But it does appear narrower and therefore may be better for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 905
Posted By Sailorlite
As an example, the 2014 GS I bought last December...

As an example, the 2014 GS I bought last December was produced in August 2013. The 2014's were available at the dealers in early November.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 246,167
Posted By Sailorlite
Temp source?

In that bar along the top of the Where To/View Map screen there's a temperature display. What is that? Since the reading is often very different from the bike's reading, and from the local temp,...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,027
Posted By Sailorlite
Here's a link to a pretty good selection of Tall...

Here's a link to a pretty good selection of Tall jackets and pants:
http://www.motorcyclegear.com/browse/advanced_search

I've been pleased with the quality and fit of some of Firstgear's tall...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Sailorlite
Tire wear - front/rear disparity?

My rear Anakee 3 is just about done, but the front still looks pretty good. Since my practice is to have the dealer replace tires in pairs, I'm likely to throw away some good rubber up front.

My...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,195
Posted By Sailorlite
What's Clif up to these days? Any likelihood of...

What's Clif up to these days? Any likelihood of him joining you on your USA trip?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,231
Posted By Sailorlite
Clutch switch? When the lever's pulled in, will...

Clutch switch? When the lever's pulled in, will the bike start? Might point to a gear-position or side stand switch problem (as though the ECU thinks, in error, that the bike's in gear or the side...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Sailorlite
GSW changing blue to black?

When I bought my '14 GSW only the blue version was available. I like the Fire Blue but now I'm considering changing the blue bits to a classic gloss black.

My question is, is there anything...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,228
Posted By Sailorlite
Steve's asking for prices, not a discussion of...

Steve's asking for prices, not a discussion of the history of the several generations. The first to have correct information regarding price and availability would be the dealers. I'd say, contact...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,228
Posted By Sailorlite
Is there a new Streetguard, newer than SG3, in...

Is there a new Streetguard, newer than SG3, in the pipeline for 2014?
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,420
Posted By Sailorlite
For this item they said they couldn't do the...

For this item they said they couldn't do the in-store pickup - it had to be home delivery.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,420
Posted By Sailorlite
HD "advised" me today to order 6 of them for home...

HD "advised" me today to order 6 of them for home delivery, to get the free shipping, and then return 5 of them to a HD store within 90 days.

I'm not really sure I want any of them at all, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,635
Posted By Sailorlite
I was initially surprised at how difficult it was...

I was initially surprised at how difficult it was to get the bike OFF the center stand. But once I changed the suspension setting from 1 rider, no luggage to 1 rider, some luggage, it became much...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 246,167
Posted By Sailorlite
On my earlier Nav IV I "fixed" some similar...

On my earlier Nav IV I "fixed" some similar problems by carefully cleaning the contacts array on the back of the device and on the mount. I used a little brake cleaner on a rag.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By Sailorlite
Here are part numbers for two of the sizes: ...

Here are part numbers for two of the sizes:

M5 x 14.5: 46 63 8 521 653
M5 x 17.5: 46 63 8 521 654

I didn't find a reference for the third size mentioned in post #2.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Sailorlite
Nav V pair w. iPhone - no joy so far

I'd like to pair my new BMW Nav. V GPS and my new iPhone 5s for use on my new GS. So far I can't get the two devices to connect and stay connected.

What am I missing? These two devices should...
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