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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
Watch the movie "Deliverance" and report back...

Watch the movie "Deliverance" and report back (and for full disclosure it was filmed in Georgia, not Arkansas).
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By hammick
I'll get back with you for more stuff to look up.

I'll get back with you for more stuff to look up.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 58,564
Posted By hammick
Nice bike. That locking GPS mount is going to...

Nice bike. That locking GPS mount is going to irritate the RT guys.
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 58,564
Posted By hammick
[QUOTE=Krakatoa;26005625] This bike is...

[QUOTE=Krakatoa;26005625]
This bike is available at GoAZ in Scottsdale. The sales guy told me the bike did have a deposit on it, but the buyer did not want it as this bike does not have the Dynamic...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By hammick
Yes I would like a lightweight (compared to an...

Yes I would like a lightweight (compared to an R1200) shaft drive BMW that would compete with the likes of the new Ducati Scrambler.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By hammick
Look at it from a half full perspective. The RT...

Look at it from a half full perspective. The RT recall and buyback was voluntary. The fuel strip extended warranty. The switchgear recall.

I am no fan of BMWs past practices but maybe there is...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 837
Posted By hammick
You're not missing anything. It's part of the...

You're not missing anything. It's part of the display pro option and I keep it turned off. My '14 RT had it as well.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
Paul I usually don't worry about my bike breaking...

Paul I usually don't worry about my bike breaking down like some and am not really worried about my leaking water pump. But I am headed to Arkansas alone.
...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,321
Posted By hammick
Uk?

Uk?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
Normal temps. About 184ish

Normal temps. About 184ish
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 936,683
Posted By hammick
Nope. Just like the hexheads and camheads. The...

Nope. Just like the hexheads and camheads. The jugs stay cool. Even tall guys say they have plenty of room.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
Will do. If I need to add water does it have to...

Will do. If I need to add water does it have to be distilled? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
Thanks. Did you ever get stranded during any of...

Thanks. Did you ever get stranded during any of your failures? The only time I have relied upon BMW Roadside assistance it took four hours for them to show up and they weren't equipped to haul a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
Well crap. I'm planning to head down to Arkansas...

Well crap. I'm planning to head down to Arkansas Tuesday for an overnighter. Probably only 700 miles round trip.

Can someone explain how a leak like this leads to a pump failure?

Also is...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 227,779
Posted By hammick
If it happens again JB Weld it next time. Will...

If it happens again JB Weld it next time. Will be much stronger than stock.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 403,432
Posted By hammick
My 2015 GSA with 4,400 miles. 8/25 build date. ...

My 2015 GSA with 4,400 miles. 8/25 build date. Should I be concerned?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Lw9YXlDFo9w/VMWc2kN3cAI/AAAAAAAACqY/ZRRxOr-1Q-E/s512/IMG_1413.JPG
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Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 936,683
Posted By hammick
I agree. Something about the Touring is just not...

I agree. Something about the Touring is just not right.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By hammick
Correct. You replied before I nuked the post. ...

Correct. You replied before I nuked the post. Though he was talking about a GSA for some reason.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 936,683
Posted By hammick
I'm not really a cruiser guy but the looks of the...

I'm not really a cruiser guy but the looks of the Guzzi sucked me in.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-AghcuI1sz6o/VK9HrneSPjI/AAAAAAAAClg/XmIn2QPfO7M/s720/IMG_1326.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By hammick
The NAV IV's in Jetspeeds neck of the woods must...

The NAV IV's in Jetspeeds neck of the woods must hold their value better. That said about a year ago I paid cost for my NAV V ($500) when I bought my '14 RT. I sold my NAV IV with a side button...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By hammick
The late model Camheads are bullet proof. 10.5k...

The late model Camheads are bullet proof. 10.5k round trip to Alaska and back with nothing more than a rear tire change. I was on an '11 GSA and my buddy was on a '12 GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By hammick
Post your location and Inmates here will tell you...

Post your location and Inmates here will tell you the dealers to avoid and the dealers to do business with.

I ordered my '15 GSA from my dealer exactly how I wanted it. So did a friend of mine.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 58,564
Posted By hammick
I'll have to see one in person but everything...

I'll have to see one in person but everything about the R1200R looks great except the front (headlight and instruments panel).
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,330
Posted By hammick
Other people certainly have more knowledge than...

Other people certainly have more knowledge than me but the k1200 engine was plagued with cam chain tensioner issues. Not sure about the k1300.

The value of a K1200GT is in the shitter.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,606
Posted By hammick
I used to use the foam earplugs from Motorcycle...

I used to use the foam earplugs from Motorcycle Closeouts. I then figured out that Wally World has the exact same thing for much cheaper.

They are foam earplugs kind of a peach/skin tone color.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,529
Posted By hammick
The Honey Badger's f'in crazy.

The Honey Badger's f'in crazy.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5,989
Views: 1,020,482
Posted By hammick
Did you get any lamp failure errors on the dash?

Did you get any lamp failure errors on the dash?
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,330
Posted By hammick
You are correct Lucy. I should have clarified...

You are correct Lucy. I should have clarified "engine longevity".

We won't know about the k1600 motors for many years but if the latest generation of k1200 motors is any indication it doesn't look...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,330
Posted By hammick
I knew you were smoking something.

I knew you were smoking something.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By hammick
The time to get a NAV V is when you get a new...

The time to get a NAV V is when you get a new bike. Dealer's will either thrown one in with the deal or give it you you at cost.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 909
Posted By hammick
You will need to get the BMW cable that connects...

You will need to get the BMW cable that connects to your stock horn connection and then add spades to the wire leads or just cut off those spades on the relay harness and positap to horn connection....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,697
Posted By hammick
Good Luck on the Puma. Hope it helps. Only...

Good Luck on the Puma. Hope it helps.

Only time I had a PUMA on a bike was my 2012 K1600GT. Dealer submitted the PUMA and told BMW my bike had a significant pull to the left and that it would...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By hammick
Yes it's the audio plug for the K1600 and R1200RT...

Yes it's the audio plug for the K1600 and R1200RT stereos. No power at that plug.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,265
Posted By hammick
Received my Puig from Rottorad today. Very nice...

Received my Puig from Rottorad today. Very nice looking screen. I'm 5'8" wiht 30" inseam. I have only been around the block so far but I can see over it just fine in the down position.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By hammick
I second the positap idea. You can put ground to...

I second the positap idea. You can put ground to frame or just positap ground also.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,330
Posted By hammick
I'm not a huge fan of the K1600 (sold my GT in...

I'm not a huge fan of the K1600 (sold my GT in less than a year) but man what are you smoking? If Beemers are known for anything, it is their longevity.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By hammick
My caution against bringing the wife was based on...

My caution against bringing the wife was based on my experience of two separate fly and rides from Kansas City. Once to Arlington, VA and the other to New York City. The Arlington trip was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By hammick
Ok. Forget the jet lag.

Ok. Forget the jet lag.
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,330
Posted By hammick
Damn that bike is ugly IMHO. That front fairing...

Damn that bike is ugly IMHO. That front fairing makes the slab fairing on the K1200GT look elegant. And those cheap Givi bags and cheesy pipes. Oh well, at least it's affordable.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,287
Posted By hammick
Not positive there is one but I would call and...

Not positive there is one but I would call and ask. I think I got 5% off my order which basically meant free shipping.
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