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Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 83,535
Posted By gsapilot
Mine was $575/$50 & $100 +tax. Money well...

Mine was $575/$50 & $100 +tax.

Money well spent. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,078
Posted By gsapilot
From the guys that make the GS-911 device: "The...

From the guys that make the GS-911 device: "The newer ECUs also have a limit on the amount of times they can be reprogrammed (13 if memory serves me correctly)."
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,126
Posted By gsapilot
You mean to tell us you didn't order the optional...

You mean to tell us you didn't order the optional second fan? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,078
Posted By gsapilot
If I knew which issues these updates addressed I...

If I knew which issues these updates addressed I could stroll into my dealer and complain that my bike was having problems in each of those areas. Maybe it's just me, but I always like to have the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By gsapilot
Pretty straightforward instructions for the water...

Pretty straightforward instructions for the water boxer from the owner's manual:

To ensure that the display of the engine oil level is correct, only check the oil level with the engine at...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By gsapilot
Congrats on the new bike. In regards to the...

Congrats on the new bike. In regards to the gearbox, a) give it 1000 mi. or so to break in, and b) make sure your shift lever is adjusted properly so that you are fully engaging the next gear. Even...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,296
Posted By gsapilot
What a bunch of BS. We need to find the technical...

What a bunch of BS. We need to find the technical data in regards to the heated grips. I'm sure the German engineers specified an exact temperature that the grips should attain in both the high and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,337
Posted By gsapilot
The only difference concerning installation...

The only difference concerning installation between the GSW and GSAW is the forward brackets - the center stand pivot pin installation is the same for both bikes, (and as you have found it really...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,727
Posted By gsapilot
I must say, that's an awfully good looking...

I must say, that's an awfully good looking scooter. :thumb

BTW: Do you feel comfortable leaving the Nav V installed while parked?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 17,540
Posted By gsapilot
Dear BMW Motorrad: We (2013/2014...

Dear BMW Motorrad:

We (2013/2014 R1200GS/R1200GSA owners) want our heated grips to actually provide some heat. Either that or change the description to read "grip semi-warmers."

Still amazes me...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,727
Posted By gsapilot
Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Any damage...

Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Any damage on the left side where it was apparently hit? Also, any chance of a security camera in the area?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
Sounds like recycling the ignition should reset...

Sounds like recycling the ignition should reset the onboard power socket. The rider's manual states that if the maximum loadability (5amps) is exceeded, the onboard sockets are switched off. Fuses...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,312
Posted By gsapilot
Let us know what your results are. :D

Let us know what your results are. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,312
Posted By gsapilot
Center stand or side stand? Use whichever works...

Center stand or side stand? Use whichever works for you. How about neither? Or both?

There is, and never will be, any empirical data suggesting one is better than the other. Life's all about...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
Did you review your DVD prior to accomplishing,...

Did you review your DVD prior to accomplishing, as I did? :rofl

I mistakenly added the entire jug of oil and now it appears to be overfilled. I guess I'll have to make a mess and drain a bit. (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By gsapilot
Thanks. I guess we need to find out at what temp...

Thanks. I guess we need to find out at what temp the red "coolant temp too high" light illuminates.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By gsapilot
Can't find any mention of this in the 2014 GSAW...

Can't find any mention of this in the 2014 GSAW manual.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
Nice! Shows what the big Pig can do in the hands...

Nice! Shows what the big Pig can do in the hands of a skilled rider. (You sure it's a Pig? Sounds more like a Panzer) :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By gsapilot
Not so sure carrying spare fuses will actually...

Not so sure carrying spare fuses will actually get you on the road again if the bike won't start and you discover the 10A fuse has blown. Until you determine what caused the fuse to blow in the first...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,597
Posted By gsapilot
It's not uncommon for a first year model to...

It's not uncommon for a first year model to exhibit numerous teething problems, especially a newly designed BMW loaded with a bunch of gee whiz features. Surprisingly though, there seem to be very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,157
Posted By gsapilot
Hey wait a minute. I thought you said unheated....

Hey wait a minute. I thought you said unheated. :rofl

And a question - how much do you pay your assistants? It's surely impossible for one person to accomplish the amount of work you've done on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3,235
Views: 1,076,541
Posted By gsapilot
And an archetypal bike as well. :thumb

And an archetypal bike as well. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By gsapilot
Sure enough - from the rider's manual: 10 A,...

Sure enough - from the rider's manual:

10 A, Slot 1: instrument cluster, anti-theft alarm
system (DWA), ignition lock, diagnostic socket
7.5 A, Slot 2: left multifunction switch, Tire Pressure...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
Thanks. Might be my next project. Any idea how...

Thanks. Might be my next project. Any idea how durable the plasti-dip will be? (Even if some areas got knicked, I guess you could simply re-spray). Another plus to the dip is that it should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
Very nice! Were the crash bars and luggage...

Very nice!

Were the crash bars and luggage rack powder coated or sprayed?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
I guess it matters to those of us who are...

I guess it matters to those of us who are continually trying to improve our photographic skills. You're obviously not a photo geek.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,780
Posted By gsapilot
BMW addressing real issues on a model that's only...

BMW addressing real issues on a model that's only a couple of years old? Now that's a good one. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By gsapilot
Only 10nm torque required on those rear bolts so...

Only 10nm torque required on those rear bolts so I went with the TLAR method.

As far as the oil change, I'm hopeful something like this will prevent leakage onto the skid plate. (Maybe AltRider...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,437
Posted By gsapilot
Those yellow lenses really add to the...

Those yellow lenses really add to the conspicuity. I probably won't add Ericas but am wondering if the stock GSA fog lights can be converted to yellow.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6,280
Views: 1,097,857
Posted By gsapilot
Congrats on an absolutely beautiful bike. Hard to...

Congrats on an absolutely beautiful bike. Hard to believe it's at 24,000 miles. Somebody took very good care of it. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 317,823
Posted By gsapilot
Nice setup. :thumb:thumb

Nice setup. :thumb:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,214
Posted By gsapilot
Another pic:

Another pic:
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,214
Posted By gsapilot
Just finished the AltRider install today. Nothing...

Just finished the AltRider install today. Nothing too difficult, and only minimal blood loss due to some sharp edges. Concerning removal for the oil change, I'm with you. Not happening. I'm hoping...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,352
Posted By gsapilot
I see he's wearing the new 2015 BMW Rallye suit!

I see he's wearing the new 2015 BMW Rallye suit!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By gsapilot
Is there an easy way to avoid this problem (other...

Is there an easy way to avoid this problem (other than removing the mudguard altogether)? Replace with a higher grade screw?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,182
Posted By gsapilot
I've got the standard seat mounted in the high...

I've got the standard seat mounted in the high position.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,182
Posted By gsapilot
Another.

Another.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,182
Posted By gsapilot
No gaps here. Can't understand why you have such...

No gaps here. Can't understand why you have such a large gap.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 317,823
Posted By gsapilot
It's a Sargent. Very happy with it.

It's a Sargent. Very happy with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 317,823
Posted By gsapilot
[QUOTE=ilmostro;25576724]Good bye ugly silver...

[QUOTE=ilmostro;25576724]Good bye ugly silver tank. Hello sexy black tank.

http://ilmostro.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/14-BMW-R1200GS-Adventure/i-m9CWkx5/0/M/032%20%284%29-XL.jpg

Looks great....
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