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Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, Yeah high speed will be more on the...

Thanks,

Yeah high speed will be more on the road tires for sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,315
Posted By drussdog
I had the same problem, checked everything and...

I had the same problem, checked everything and removed some fluid as well.


sadly its the clutch so next service it comes out. Good luck with your however.

So far it's not getting worst and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By drussdog
Question tire sensors in which rims?

G'day,

Just bought a second set of wheels for my bike so i can quickly swap over from knobbies to road tires. Yah

However i only have one set of tire senors and i wondering which set i should...
Forum: Australia 02-12-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By drussdog
If you head south there are any number of good...

If you head south there are any number of good spots along the coast and inland a bit. Not sure if that is further than you like. I take it you free camp?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By drussdog
GSA, i have 45k on it, bought it 6 months ago...

GSA, i have 45k on it, bought it 6 months ago with the problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By drussdog
Pissed Same problem here with my 2010, but BMW aussie...

Same problem here with my 2010, but BMW aussie land does not replace the unit.

So i either have to try one of these DIY repairs or pay $300 to have it fixed.

Typical of companies in our market,
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By drussdog
Question replacement spotties 2010

G'day,

Both of my spotties are cracked and my repairs are now looking too ugly. So i am looking to replace them with some LED models which are tough enough to handle off road riding, doesn't need...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By drussdog
Thanks guys, I have had a look and it does...

Thanks guys,

I have had a look and it does look a bit like some oil, can't see where it is coming from. I guess you find that when you take it all apart.

Looked at the breather hose, looked...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By drussdog
I am happy to do maintenance and most jobs but...

I am happy to do maintenance and most jobs but splitting the bike in two with all the wiring involved etc is a job that i fear is beyond me without the prospects of a lots of stress, swearing and bad...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, i have had it serviced at BMW and they...

Thanks, i have had it serviced at BMW and they say its a oil leak. Hence the big buck repair bill.

If it stays like it is i could live with it for while. Hope it does not get worst.
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By drussdog
Question Clutch problem? oil getting in.

G'day

I have a 2010 1200gsa with 45,000km on it and the clutch is slipping in the top gears under heavy acceleration. (not all the time and i can go hard in the lower gears, normal riding is ok)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By drussdog
Yeah, it was hard to tell but i think it is a oil...

Yeah, it was hard to tell but i think it is a oil leak. This is my first BMW so my learning curve has been quick.

I probably can do the job myself but with very little time with BMW's i would...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By drussdog
Question clutch questions 2010 gsa

G'day

I have a 2010 1200gsa with 45,000km on it and the clutch is slipping in the top gears under heavy acceleration. (not all the time and i can go hard in the lower gears, normal riding is ok)...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By drussdog
Can't help but i need to do this soon as well so...

Can't help but i need to do this soon as well so i will watch how you go. :lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,400
Posted By drussdog
I have used my airhawk for 3 years now, just the...

I have used my airhawk for 3 years now, just the little one as i got it when i had a DR650. The trick i agree is to have as little air in it as possible. Just keep letting a bit out until you hit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,346
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: 95
Views: 13,346
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: 2,065
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: 1,016
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: 454
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: 2,065
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: 1,016
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: 2,065
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: 1,016
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: 2,065
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: 95
Views: 13,346
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: 32
Views: 2,408
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: 2,065
Posted By drussdog
Thumb 45,000 km

45,000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,065
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: 2,065
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: 59,284
Posted By drussdog
bugger, thanks.

bugger,

thanks.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 59,284
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: 1,755
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: 1,755
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: 14,878
Views: 2,050,241
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: 2,024
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: 1,457
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: 1,457
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: 14,878
Views: 2,050,241
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: 1,457
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.
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