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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Martincito
I had same probably, someone here in the forum...

I had same probably, someone here in the forum recommended me to ride it harder, slip the clutch more. I did it for a few days and the noise disappeared.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Martincito
Btw, I was reading JVB instructions to fit it in....

Btw, I was reading JVB instructions to fit it in.
Should I trim just one fin or all of them?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Martincito
Odyssey PC535 seems to be the ticket. Wish me...

Odyssey PC535 seems to be the ticket.
Wish me luck doing the mods to fit it in without screwing up anything else. :eek1

GrouchyGeezer, dead battery and mostly Karma. No rodent damage.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Martincito
Thanks guys for the replies. Now I need to start...

Thanks guys for the replies. Now I need to start reading threads to see what's the consensus for the best batteries currently out there.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Martincito
Bluhduh Bike won't start. Servo brakes intermittent noise.

Today I was planning to take the bike for a ride but didn't start.
The dash came on I heard the servo brakes engaging and disengaging. The brake failure was flashing fast then stopping for a second...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By Martincito
When you change to a handlebar with less sweep is...

When you change to a handlebar with less sweep is harder to pull the clutch lever and gets a little bit tiring when in stop and go traffic.
It seems that the extra sweep angle helps pulling the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Martincito
Pirelli Scorpion Rally are pretty good in...

Pirelli Scorpion Rally are pretty good in pavement and their are suppose to be sand tires. A least the rear has a paddle like thread.
They are one of the smoothest knobby tires on pavement, less...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Martincito
Thanks Jim, As always, giving me fast all the...

Thanks Jim,
As always, giving me fast all the right answers :clap
Next time I'll ask your cell number and give you a call instead of posting :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Martincito
Question Brake fluid overflow hose

I changed the front brake pads on my bike after almost 50k. I had a brake fluid change service done by the dealer last year. When I pushed the pistons on the calipers to make room to the new pads a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,602
Posted By Martincito
I've just started doing the valve by myself. ...

I've just started doing the valve by myself.
I'm never sure how much the feelers should drag.
I was thinking if there is a bit of drag but not enough to fit the next size up in my kit it should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Martincito
Ticking noise at idle while in neutral

I'm feeling a ticking noise while idling in neutral.
Is like a "bap, bap, bap, bap bap, bap TICK". The tick comes around every four seconds and I can feel like something hitting the bike.
If I pull...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 36,720
Posted By Martincito
Me like it

Me like it
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Martincito
Thanks for the help, to stagger the splices is a...

Thanks for the help, to stagger the splices is a great idea. :clap
The wires are quite long, around 10 inches.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Martincito
Question I broked the ignition coil connector. Need to repair it.

I was finishing the 48k miles services following in detail JBV DVD, last thing I had to do was to replace the secondary spark plugs and of course, even after reading posts recommending to be gentle, ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Martincito
He already ordered the part from Max BMW. ...

He already ordered the part from Max BMW.
Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Martincito
It seems that is the shaft, not the Final Drive. ...

It seems that is the shaft, not the Final Drive.

"I am at BMW Quito right now - it is indeed the cardan itself - completely oxidized and the front thing that turns was broken. Luckily nothing...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By Martincito
Help! My friend needs a Drive Shaft

PARTS FOUND!

Hi guys,
A friend of mine is stranded in Quito with a Final Drive failure on his way to Ushuaia. The bike is a 2006 GS.
Anybody has a spare one for sale?
I found a couple in eBay...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,618
Posted By Martincito
Combining both models the GS is the absolute best...

Combining both models the GS is the absolute best seller, beating even the 125cc cheap bikes.
Is really amazing.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,700
Posted By Martincito
Give it a try to the "Sandpaddle" you'll be...

Give it a try to the "Sandpaddle" you'll be surprise how good is on paved roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,502
Posted By Martincito
I just installed a set of Scorpion Rally. The...

I just installed a set of Scorpion Rally.
The thread on the rear tire looks like a sand tire, so I'm assuming is good for that. I rode it in gravel and rocky roads but not in sand yet. They are very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,088
Posted By Martincito
I have them on my "plain" GS 06. 40k miles so...

I have them on my "plain" GS 06. 40k miles so far, no issues at all.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,731
Posted By Martincito
So it seems that all of them have the same...

So it seems that all of them have the same maintenance schedule......:confused

I know that KLR, DR, TE610, KTM 690, WR250R have a more relaxed maintenance. I just was wondering if any of these...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,731
Posted By Martincito
Question High performance Dual Sport and lowish maintenance

Ktm EXC530, Beta 520rs, Husqvarna 510, Husaberg 570...please add any other that might fit in the category...
There is any bike in this group that requires less maintenance or are all the same?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Martincito
There is an indy BMW mechanic in Newfounland, NJ ...

There is an indy BMW mechanic in Newfounland, NJ
I can pm you his info if you want, but is a little bit far from the NYC metro area.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,807
Posted By Martincito
Those are exactly like the original BMW at half...

Those are exactly like the original BMW at half te price :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By Martincito
Any clearence issue between center stand when...

Any clearence issue between center stand when folded and rear tire?
Mine was very tight and I grinded it a little.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By Martincito
+1 swmototires.com should be use in web design...

+1
swmototires.com should be use in web design classes as an example of how to screw up a website.
Lately I'm using revzilla.com their customer service is top notch.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By Martincito
I have that setup including the top box. Yes,...

I have that setup including the top box.
Yes, they fit without any modification.
Without the top box I don't remember if you have to get the ADV luggage grid or not.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Martincito
Thanks, those are the ones that I like the most.

Thanks, those are the ones that I like the most.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Martincito
Two gerbings jacket plugged at the same time

Is the alternator powerful enough to deal with two gerbings electric jackets at the same time?
I want to get one for me and one for my wife but I'm not sure if it would be too much load for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Martincito
Wich valve covers guards are compatible with HB crash bars?

I want to add cilynde head cover to my to m bike on top of the Hepco Becker crash bars.
Which ones are compatible?
Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,032,474
Posted By Martincito
Perhaps my view is not incorrect but limited for...

Perhaps my view is not incorrect but limited for the type of riding I was doing while living in Madrid, basically commuting and riding on the twisties during the weekends. The traffic was insane and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,032,474
Posted By Martincito
I'm surprise that the big GS is so popular in...

I'm surprise that the big GS is so popular in Europe. Almost no unpaved roads, small streets, super tight packed traffic. If I move back there I'd get a more sport touring oriented bike, like a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,512
Posted By Martincito
I don't want to install an outlet that always...

I don't want to install an outlet that always needs a cigarrete conector adaptor. I don't get why we have those small sockets when every accesory comes with a bigger connector. Currently when I want...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,512
Posted By Martincito
Question Adding and extra outlet or socket question

I want to add an extra outlet on the front of the bike to plug my iPhone and my Sena Bluetooth. I know that I can get a kit from BMW and conect it to a plug hidden somewhere close to the headlights....
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 105,845
Posted By Martincito
Front and rear? In the thread about Mitas some...

Front and rear?
In the thread about Mitas some people were complaining about the front one, but everybody agree on how good is the rear one.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 105,845
Posted By Martincito
I have two set of wheels one with street tires...

I have two set of wheels one with street tires and other with knobby tires.
Currently I have TKC's.
Do you guys think that Kendas, Karoo or are better for dirt only?
If you have to choose a tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 555,845
Posted By Martincito
Just ordered! I hope it helps to reduce the...

Just ordered!
I hope it helps to reduce the backfire of my Leo Vince pipe.
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,429
Posted By Martincito
Has the Aerostich the same level of protection as...

Has the Aerostich the same level of protection as a full body armor?
Is in extreme hot weather as fresh as a t-shirt with body armor on top?
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,429
Posted By Martincito
Best all weather riding gear combo

I've been using adventure jackets, mesh summer jackets, leathers, rain suits, etc.
All of them have weak points, no much protection and also are too warm.
I started thinking about choosing...
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