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Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By joon1911
I know it's not the cheapest option, but I think...

I know it's not the cheapest option, but I think the OEM BMW light mounts are extremely clean, not too expensive, and mount the lights in exactly the location that you are wanting to mount them.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By joon1911
Glad it worked out for you. Wasn't sure the...

Glad it worked out for you. Wasn't sure the holes would line up and that the shafts on your controller would be long enough to pass through the panel.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By joon1911
The really convenient thing about the remote heat...

The really convenient thing about the remote heat troller is that all you need for heat power is a coax connection to the battery or fuse block. The heat troller does all the rest. Therefore you...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By joon1911
I seriously considered hard-mounting a heat...

I seriously considered hard-mounting a heat controller, but decided to go with the remote unit from Warm N Safe, primarily because I didn't want to spend the dollars on multiple units for multiple...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By joon1911
You may have trouble trying to mount your current...

You may have trouble trying to mount your current heat controller that way... Here's a pic of the hard mounted controller from Warm n Safe.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By joon1911
Where should I tap into the high beam?

Hi Guys,

I'm in the midst of setting up a set of auxiliary lights on my '12 R1200GS and wanted to trigger the full brightness setting of my lights with the OEM high beam. I will admit I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By joon1911
Do you know if this part is the same for the 2012...

Do you know if this part is the same for the 2012 model? If so, I'd be interested.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By joon1911
I have the same bike, using Google search for...

I have the same bike, using Google search for "Sapphire Black Metallic" I found this. I don't know if the colors correspond for both car and bike but the vendor states that if you give last 7 of...
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 109,684
Posted By joon1911
Use with CAN-BUS system

Hi,

I am in the market for a set of driving lights and am very interested in the long range led lights in the round format. I will be mounting these on a '12 R1200GS. Will there be any...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By joon1911
My '12 GS with 5k miles has a clutch that engaged...

My '12 GS with 5k miles has a clutch that engaged in the same range as your friends. I really only have to pull the clutch in maybe a quarter of the way to be in the friction zone.

I don't see...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,707
Posted By joon1911
I looked on your website, but it doesn't look...

I looked on your website, but it doesn't look like this support plate is available to purchase. Pricing and availability?
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 75,767
Posted By joon1911
Globescout Mount for Top Box

Question for you Rob,

I saw this photo in the original Globescout thread:
http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q487/GlobeScout/New%20Generations/IMG_0615.jpg

Is this the current mount for the...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 27,372
Posted By joon1911
Compatibility with non-Wolfman racks?

Hi,

Those packs look great. I'd personally rather ride with a soft pack system more than rigid panniers most times. Question though do you think these would work with the standard OEM GSA...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 75,767
Posted By joon1911
Rob or Hikertrash: Do you know what the...

Rob or Hikertrash:

Do you know what the overall width of the GSA cutout pannier kit mounted on the GSA mount is?
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 45,239
Posted By joon1911
BP, I'm curious.. I didn't see the Pro-Techs...

BP,

I'm curious.. I didn't see the Pro-Techs available in Black on your website. My preference from reading the thread would be the Balance Oiled boots, but would prefer a black boot as my riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 23,551
Posted By joon1911
I'm not an expert about the topic. From reading...

I'm not an expert about the topic. From reading other posts in this thread, it is obvious that BMW does consider this level of oil consumption to be acceptable. I have had two separate reputable...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 75,767
Posted By joon1911
Hi Rob, The panniers look great. I just...

Hi Rob,

The panniers look great. I just signed up for the newsletter as I'm in the market for a set of panniers so it's serendipitous that I ran across this post.:D

One question though... ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By joon1911
Thanks everyone. My original intention was...

Thanks everyone.

My original intention was to find a mechanical fix to an issue that isn't really an issue. I appreciate the dialog and it seems the consensus is to just use proper technique.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By joon1911
Thanks guys, I do understand the technique...

Thanks guys,

I do understand the technique of shifting to the balls of the feet for cornering and the potential issues of leaving the arch of the foot on the peg going thru corners. I do also...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By joon1911
Thumbs down Really?

JustKip,

You're welcome to call bullshit, it's a free country, but you're right it is a little bit of an asshole move. For your information, since I've picked up the GS I've been doing a lot more...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By joon1911
Question Does anyone make higher pegs for the R1200GS

Hello inmates,

Does anyone know if anyone makes a higher foot peg for the R1200GS? This might be silly, but I'd like to raise my foot pegs slightly, maybe an inch. I find my boots tend to drag...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,229
Posted By joon1911
One available in NYS

My local BMW dealer in Rochester NY has a '13 GSA TB in stock right now. Country Rode Motowerks in Fairport NY. You might see if your dealer would call and try to arrange a transfer. I don't know...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,660
Posted By joon1911
PM sent for details about group buy

PM sent for details about group buy
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-14-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,602
Posted By joon1911
When I bought my new BMW I got a free BMW...

When I bought my new BMW I got a free BMW Navigator IV which is a version of the Garmin Zumo 660 I believe. That being said, I have a practically new Garmin Zumo 220 that I have no use for. It came...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By joon1911
Jim, To run the wires back to the battery,...

Jim,

To run the wires back to the battery, do you have to remove the tank and side panels? Also where did you mount the control box that the switches come out from?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,511
Posted By joon1911
Does anyone know if the BMW shop manual actually...

Does anyone know if the BMW shop manual actually specifies in writing that oil burning is normal for x amount of time and up to x quantity? I know there are some very knowledgeable people on this...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By joon1911
That's a great location that I never considered! ...

That's a great location that I never considered! I could probably mount the wireless unit there too.

What sort of problems did you have with the wireless unit?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By joon1911
Question Where to hard-mount a heat-troller?

It's starting to get cold in the mornings here so I'm getting my new R1200GS prepped for the next few months of really cold rides. I'm on the fence about getting the portable remote heat-troller and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By joon1911
My dealer mounted the unit for me when I picked...

My dealer mounted the unit for me when I picked up the bike. Mind you, I didn't ask them to but really appreciate it because looking at the mounting, it looks like it would take an hour or two. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,481
Posted By joon1911
[/QUOTE] Did you have the paint...

[/QUOTE]

Did you have the paint professionally sprayed or did you do it yourself?

Why did you change to the Hammerhead shift lever instead of the Wunderlich one?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,481
Posted By joon1911
Alright, now I'm totally sidetracked. Who makes...

Alright, now I'm totally sidetracked. Who makes the really cool replacements for the stainless steel covers on the side of the tank? Those look totally hot!

I agree the black crash bars blend...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,481
Posted By joon1911
Don't most of these crash bars impact valve...

Don't most of these crash bars impact valve adjustment? It seems I've seen on different posts that the TT bars need to be removed for service, not sure about the Wunderlich ones...

I guess I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,481
Posted By joon1911
Stuart: The two things that strike me about...

Stuart:

The two things that strike me about the other designs (of which I like the look of the TT bars) is that they still mount high up in the front, but logically I'd rather use the engine mount...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,511
Posted By joon1911
I asked the same question of my dealer when I had...

I asked the same question of my dealer when I had my running in service. He said it was normal for the Boxer engine to require up to a quart of oil per 6000 miles so mine requiring about 1/2 a quart...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By joon1911
Did you try emailing Altrider to see if they have...

Did you try emailing Altrider to see if they have a solution? I used the ask a question link on the web page for the crash bars to ask if they will be releasing any other colors and received an...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,481
Posted By joon1911
Question ALTrider crash bars, new and improved?

Does anyone have any real life crash experience with the Altrider engine protection bars? I just saw the new and improved version that they released a YouTube video for:...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,939,732
Posted By joon1911
From what I've seen and heard, it will be a...

From what I've seen and heard, it will be a completely new bike top to bottom. Very little if any compatibility of parts. They even switched the side of the shaft drive if that tells you something...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,167
Posted By joon1911
Like many others, I used the included 3m velcro...

Like many others, I used the included 3m velcro tabs and attached it to the inside of the windscreen behind the controls. I haven't had any issue with it not reading at the toll gate. I don't even...
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