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Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,478
Posted By drussdog
Thumb Thanks dude for that, I have sent this...

Thanks dude for that,

I have sent this letter to BMW Aus as i have the same problem but it is yet to be addressed by BMW here. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,478
Posted By drussdog
Any chance anyone could post up a picture of said...

Any chance anyone could post up a picture of said letter, names etc removed. I am in Aus and the BMW are yet to issue the same. i want to show it to the local dealers here to try and speed up the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Ok, Sorry busy at work so hard to take it...

Ok,

Sorry busy at work so hard to take it out and test at speed.

Took some fluid out and sadly i had the problem again, in top gear at speed the clutch slipped under hard acceleration.

I...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By drussdog
That maybe it. I spoke to my dealer in the...

That maybe it.

I spoke to my dealer in the gong and they didn't know anything about it but will look into it for me. Hopefully they give a positive answer.

However if it is good enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By drussdog
I have recently picked up my first GS as well. ...

I have recently picked up my first GS as well.

So congratualtions to us both:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for all the feedback. The lever has...

Thanks for all the feedback.

The lever has full movement and the play in the clutch seems ok but i am new to the bike and BMWs so it may be a bit off but i have nothing to compare it with.
...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By drussdog
I have sent them a email with the code etc, ...

I have sent them a email with the code etc,

awaiting a response. Only been 1/2 a day to be fair.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Will do, thanks. Ps i have by best people...

Will do, thanks.

Ps i have by best people working on the scantly clad women right now too.
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By drussdog
Question Aus BMW GS warranty extension

Hi,

I need my fuel strip replaced in my 2010 gsa 1200 and just found this about them in the usa.

Warranty Coverage Extension
16 002 14 (017)
12 years

Basically they are a bad design so...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, I will check those things tonight, ...

Thanks,

I will check those things tonight,

I have only had the bike for 400km so i am not sure how it was used.


Ha, i have workshop and tools but i am better at cars than bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,478
Posted By drussdog
Question Anyone know if this is also the case in...

Anyone know if this is also the case in Australia?

Just booked my bike in for this job in 2 weeks.

2010 gsa 1200
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By drussdog
i have just had the same issue and a new battery...

i have just had the same issue and a new battery fixed it up.

I though the delay was normal, but new battery caught me by surprise. May be a different issue but it sounds the same. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Thumb 45,000 km

45,000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Sorry guys, 2010 1200gs adv 45kms. I...

Sorry guys,

2010 1200gs adv 45kms.

I know that's early for a clutch. I was thinking oil too but does that mean i still need to replace? Or can i do something else?

As for doing it myself....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By drussdog
Question Clutch just starting to slip?

Hi Guys,

I am just starting to get some clutch slip, mostly in 6th pulling hard but happen once in 2nd gear. New to bike so i am not too happy. Guess i know now why it was being sold.

Anyway...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 52,953
Posted By drussdog
bugger, thanks.

bugger,

thanks.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 52,953
Posted By drussdog
Hill end bridle track

hidy ho,

Does anyone know if the Bridle track to Hill end is open? it was closed quite a few years back with a rock fall and there was concern that they may not bother to fix it?

Keen to make...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for the feedback, Sorry i have been on the...

Thanks for the feedback, Sorry i have been on the road for work and missed the responses.

Yes i suspected clutch and did the normal tests and it seemed fine. Pulled really hard up a steep hill in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By drussdog
Question speed limiter?

G'day

Just picked up my first BMW, 2010 1200gs adv. Great bike but i was riding it home at about 110kph and i hit the gas to see what it would do and it seemed like the clutch slipped at around...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 1,885,790
Posted By drussdog
Bluhduh I am selling the pig

Flea section says it all.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By drussdog
Gday, Sad news on the ride front, my...

Gday,

Sad news on the ride front, my father was given 6 months to live about 5 years ago the stubbon old bastard. but recently the cancer test results have shown its started to spread to the...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By drussdog
just to clear up one point, :D the slime...

just to clear up one point, :D

the slime product i used was recommended for tubed motorbike tyres (along with other things). In fact it had a picture of a motorbike trye on the front. Maybe other...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for the advice about not riding fast on...

Thanks for the advice about not riding fast on wet roads, hadn't though of that and neither had the cars and trucks banked up behind me. :lol3 (mind you up Victoria pass i was going slower than 40kph...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 1,885,790
Posted By drussdog
thanks, that all sounds like a likely tale. I...

thanks, that all sounds like a likely tale. I will have a look at what you suggested.
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By drussdog
Yup , the lable said it was fine for a front tire...

Yup , the lable said it was fine for a front tire but i take your point. Hence the question.
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,294
Posted By drussdog
Question Slime in the front wheel

I picked up a slow flat a few weeks ago and put some slime in as per instructions and it got me home no problems. :DNo more air loss and we where all happy.

I have decided to keep the wheel on...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 1,885,790
Posted By drussdog
Surging

Hi all,

Need you views on a surging problem. After being on full throttle for 10 sec of so and i back off i get a surge that kicks in 1 second after i throtte off. Last for about 1 second as...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-07-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,761
Posted By drussdog
Magellen crossover GPS model. Sadly the...

Magellen crossover GPS model.

Sadly the garmin maps won't work on the unit as that was my early plan which was crushed. I can buy ozexplorer etc but i was trying to advoid $300.

Maybe a...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By drussdog
I am doing the bridle track on the next weekend...

I am doing the bridle track on the next weekend so i am keen if you guys report back on the road conditions, i am pretty sure it is still closed to cars.

Thanks:ear
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 22,928
Posted By drussdog
Great idea, i will go anywhere. :D

Great idea, i will go anywhere. :D
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-03-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,761
Posted By drussdog
Fixed the gps issue with a "reset". Still...

Fixed the gps issue with a "reset".

Still anyone with advice on maps for this unit, topo maps that don't cost $300 that is.
Forum: Australia 02-27-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 1,885,790
Posted By drussdog
Yup something i wouldn't want to miss, thanks. ...

Yup something i wouldn't want to miss, thanks.

sealed tight on both sides, got them from procycle.

Cheacked the cush rubbers a few months ago, holding up well. She's got 70000km on it now so...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14,401
Views: 1,885,790
Posted By drussdog
wheel bearings

Just picked up new wheel bearings front and rear in preparation for a outback trip in July. I have had both wheels off a few times but never done the bearings, anything tricky i should watch for?...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 02-25-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,761
Posted By drussdog
Question crossover maps, gps problem in outddor mode

Just picked up a new crossover dirt cheap. Comes with aussie maps for the raod but i am having issues when in outdoor mode with no GPS signal. No problem in car mode.

also can anyone recommend...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-23-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,919
Posted By drussdog
Question Garmin nuvi 500, anygood?

Looking looking for a GPS unit but i don't want to spend a lot of money and i want soemthing easy to see as i ride along. Outback trip coming so it needs to be half decent.

Anyway i am after...
Forum: Australia 02-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By drussdog
Draft of some track notes, any feedback would be...

Draft of some track notes, any feedback would be good. Final route may change as i find out more about the road conditions. I would like to reduce the 500km leg if i could.

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Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 02-21-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,917
Posted By drussdog
Sorry i may have missed it but where can i buy a...

Sorry i may have missed it but where can i buy a unit
Forum: Australia 02-20-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,715
Views: 447,151
Posted By drussdog
Question Is this too good to be true, anyone got one?

Dear fellow imates,

Found this on fleabay and it looks ok, cheap but doesn't come with software,

I am guessing shonky maps or similar would work. Anyone got experaince on this one. :ear
...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for the tips, i like the unlimted showers...

Thanks for the tips, i like the unlimted showers after a few hard days on the bike. I suspect anyone smelling my feet will too. :norton

First outback trip so i am looking at easy to moderate...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By drussdog
Wink Date we go seems to be getting firmer on the 16th...

Date we go seems to be getting firmer on the 16th of July.

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