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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 341,375
Posted By EJ_92606
Take a breather, grab a soda, go to the bathroom,...

Take a breather, grab a soda, go to the bathroom, check out the other bikes, get a bite to eat...not everyone lives in the neighborhood...for me it's an hour to get there and after an hour of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,535
Posted By EJ_92606
You can look up the word surge...it does not mean...

You can look up the word surge...it does not mean slight.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,062,650
Posted By EJ_92606
Best solution would be a software update from BMW...

Best solution would be a software update from BMW to fix the problem. Again, boosterplug does not fix steady throttle surging. I may look into the other options, XF/PC as those seem to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,062,650
Posted By EJ_92606
Yay, the only ontopic post on this page! Thanks...

Yay, the only ontopic post on this page! Thanks for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,062,650
Posted By EJ_92606
Surging on my GSW is quite a bit worse than my...

Surging on my GSW is quite a bit worse than my camhead or F800ST. I have a booster plug and it doesn't help as the surging is at constant throttle and my understanding is the boosterplug only...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By EJ_92606
Does the AF cure the surging with steady throttle...

Does the AF cure the surging with steady throttle at about 4,000 rpms?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,062,650
Posted By EJ_92606
Thanks for the info...my dealer just told me it's...

Thanks for the info...my dealer just told me it's normal and didn't raise the issue. So does the power commander come with the euro map? I thought you had to dyno and have custom map made...so if...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By EJ_92606
Thanks for the report...I recall going to their...

Thanks for the report...I recall going to their site long ago and my recollection was that their products were mostly for older model bikes, but just visited again at your suggestion and they have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By EJ_92606
Mine operates just as described...I'm curious...

Mine operates just as described...I'm curious though is there a specific temperature that triggers the fan to come on? I can't tell when the fan is on when I'm riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By EJ_92606
Page 17 of my manual shows a diagram of where the...

Page 17 of my manual shows a diagram of where the physical manual is stored...it's not attached to the seat but rather in the area under the pillion seat.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,099
Posted By EJ_92606
That's a nice looking saddle...how's the comfort...

That's a nice looking saddle...how's the comfort on a long ride? What brand?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,657
Posted By EJ_92606
Unfortunate DOT regulation. The rest of the...

Unfortunate DOT regulation. The rest of the world either gets LED or halogen with shorter stalks. The part number for front signals outside the US is the same as our rear signals, so I got an extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,658
Views: 337,536
Posted By EJ_92606
I have the same issue. Dealer said nothing...

I have the same issue. Dealer said nothing wrong. :huh I have tried booster plug as well and it doesn't seem to make a difference.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,283
Posted By EJ_92606
My bike never had the service reminders turned...

My bike never had the service reminders turned on.....I think the dealer missed this during dealer prep...fine with me.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,099
Posted By EJ_92606
Thanks for the detailed info and congrats on the...

Thanks for the detailed info and congrats on the bike. I'm curious about the Puig screen...how much taller and wider is that than the stock GS screen?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,099
Posted By EJ_92606
Thanks for the review...can you post a picture?

Thanks for the review...can you post a picture?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 388,099
Posted By EJ_92606
Take them off and ride in the same conditions to...

Take them off and ride in the same conditions to compare or else you have no way of knowing if the guards are having an impact on temps at all.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,652
Posted By EJ_92606
spokes or cast?

spokes or cast?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,632
Posted By EJ_92606
It's better than the camhead saddle but not great...

It's better than the camhead saddle but not great for all day rides.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By EJ_92606
Looks like it is just '13s. Here's a link to an...

Looks like it is just '13s. Here's a link to an article http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/573/18509/Motorcycle-Article/Recall-Notice-for-2013-BMW-R1200GS.aspx
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By EJ_92606
Recall Notice 2013 Gearbox Sealing Ring

Anyone else get a recall notice. Just curious if this issue has occurred to a significant extent or is this just a precaution? Haven't seen any posts about it, but the notice does say that if the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,101
Posted By EJ_92606
FYI, the 6,000 mile service calls for a brake...

FYI, the 6,000 mile service calls for a brake fluid FLUSH not bleed.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,658
Views: 337,536
Posted By EJ_92606
spokes or cast wheels?

spokes or cast wheels?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By EJ_92606
There's a thread on here talking about EBC...

There's a thread on here talking about EBC sintered pads for the rear...I may try them out.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,418
Posted By EJ_92606
Yes, it did help, but everyone is different and...

Yes, it did help, but everyone is different and every bike is different so your mileage may vary as they say.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,418
Posted By EJ_92606
Mine has been sold.

Mine has been sold.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,171
Posted By EJ_92606
I'm guessing plastic trim vent piece fell or...

I'm guessing plastic trim vent piece fell or broke off the one bike. Both are LED and they both have DRL integrated into the main lamp and not below it like the halogen light on the GS does.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,383
Posted By EJ_92606
I recall that one magazine rated Lucas pads very...

I recall that one magazine rated Lucas pads very highly for the GS...can't seem to find a source that sells them...Can anyone help with that and the part number?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,623
Posted By EJ_92606
what were the symptoms if any that you...

what were the symptoms if any that you experienced with the resistor in the throttle grip?
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 134,371
Posted By EJ_92606
Perhaps you guys are right...it's beyond my...

Perhaps you guys are right...it's beyond my expertise. But it would explain why I can't tell a difference with the BP on my GSW. By the way, the dealer told me they reset my adaptions the other...
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 134,371
Posted By EJ_92606
Booster Plug doesn't use the oxygen sensor.

Booster Plug doesn't use the oxygen sensor.
Forum: Vendors 02-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 134,371
Posted By EJ_92606
Not buying this...I've heard it before but with...

Not buying this...I've heard it before but with no explanation as to how the computer learns that the temp reading it is getting from the bikes sensor is not accurate. Is there another hidden...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 134,371
Posted By EJ_92606
I put it on because I had one from my previous...

I put it on because I had one from my previous bike. Just unhooked it and can't really tell a difference. Unlike the camhead and my F800ST my GSW has zero throttle on/off snatch which is what the BP...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 134,371
Posted By EJ_92606
There's a thread on here with detailed pictures...

There's a thread on here with detailed pictures of the install location...It's quite simple, on the right hand side of the bike, just remove one panel as I recall.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,729
Posted By EJ_92606
If you are talking about a camhead engine, I...

If you are talking about a camhead engine, I believe there is a valve check specified at 6,000 miles. For the new GSW, first valve check is at 12,000...although I know at least one dealer that still...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,385
Posted By EJ_92606
There's another thread about this somewhere, but...

There's another thread about this somewhere, but there has been a voluntary agreement among bike manufacturers for quite awhile that US bikes will have headlights on all the time. You'd think since...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 341,375
Posted By EJ_92606
Seriously who cares about your geography lesson,...

Seriously who cares about your geography lesson, while technically correct most people I know refer to it as let's go ride Malibu....yes it's outside the city limits, but it is the hills above Malibu...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,950
Posted By EJ_92606
Seriously? You replace the suspension, but don't...

Seriously? You replace the suspension, but don't set it up and then go offroad with old worn tires and then post on here about a problem with the telelever without even mentioning the new unset up...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,658
Views: 337,536
Posted By EJ_92606
I don't think that's the case as my bike is very...

I don't think that's the case as my bike is very easy to shift at high rpms and there is no detectable increase in clutch pull.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By EJ_92606
discussed ad nasium in the farkle thread.

discussed ad nasium in the farkle thread.
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