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Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,079
Posted By Robert_W
AC DC said it best. HIGH VOLTAGE! ...

AC DC said it best.

HIGH VOLTAGE!

Seriously. My 98 RT, 07 GT both burnt through bulbs in regular fashion. I'm sure my GSA would too but I put a HID in right away.

Go HID and forget it.
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
Yeah guys It's not this bike that has me worried...

Yeah guys It's not this bike that has me worried so much. I can live with a fuel pump controller going bad. And I can bypass it easy on the road or middle of nowhere. The pump itself...not so much.
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
Famous last words... A lot of where I ride...

Famous last words...

A lot of where I ride up here is remote and no cell.

And coming from a GT that left me stranded in Death Valley... 300 miles out of warranty... 10 months down time and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
Wasn't a negative thing...different country...

Wasn't a negative thing...different country different use of words. Like "fuse" could mean "circuit". I love the 911.

Digging around their site I found this:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
No no...this part was a no brainer. Worked like a...

No no...this part was a no brainer. Worked like a charm.

It's the seemingly coincidental blown fuse on my Aux Power Port that's throwing me for a loop.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
Excellent point. South African guys if I remember...

Excellent point. South African guys if I remember correctly. That would make sense. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
OK...I get that the controller is on the Canbus....

OK...I get that the controller is on the Canbus. Makes sense. What I don't get is why it would say "fuse" in the fault code. Puzzling.

Could the word "fuse" in the code be BMW speak for saying...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
And...is it worthy of getting a new controller?...

And...is it worthy of getting a new controller? Or at least carrying a spare?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
Ok but why do they mention a "fuse" if there...

Ok but why do they mention a "fuse" if there isn't one?

Sorry if I'm being brain dead. Just want to understand?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
Then why the error code? If there is no fuse? ...

Then why the error code? If there is no fuse?

And maybe corrosion but it looks very clean.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 666
Posted By Robert_W
12 GSA Fuel Pump Controller? Do I need a new one? Or Pump? Both? Codes.

So the bike sat for a month. Hooked up to tender. Wouldn't start. Just cranked and cranked. Battery good. About 10k miles. Always garaged. All service done.

Bypassed the fuel pump controller and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 49,440
Posted By Robert_W
Hey Ron, haven't checked in on this thread in a...

Hey Ron, haven't checked in on this thread in a while.

Several staying with us ? ? ?

I had all of two or three people contact me and I think one of them bailed weeks / months ago.

The bunk...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,673
Posted By Robert_W
Well it took me many bikes...25 years...and...

Well it took me many bikes...25 years...and almost 300,000 miles of accident free pavement non down riding...

And then I bought a GSA and started riding off road. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By Robert_W
I believe you can drill a small hole in the neck...

I believe you can drill a small hole in the neck too that will solve the last bit of airlock problem. I just always end up doing a shake and shimmy to get the last bit in. I always fill up seated on...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By Robert_W
Just a little bump cause it's riding time of year...

Just a little bump cause it's riding time of year and this gets buried.

Here's a couple of pics of the area.

http://kroutfitters.com/images/adv_bike_cabinets1.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,905
Views: 924,249
Posted By Robert_W
http://kroutfitters.com/images/adv_bike_cabinets1....

http://kroutfitters.com/images/adv_bike_cabinets1.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,239
Posted By Robert_W
Hope the other driver is OK.

Hope the other driver is OK.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,774
Posted By Robert_W
Yup, if you're going to ride and ride enough then...

Yup, if you're going to ride and ride enough then bees will get you sooner or later. Just something to accept. Try not to panic. Pull to the side and deal with it. It's tough but doable. And find out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,986
Posted By Robert_W
Yeah, and what the hell were the bike cops doing...

Yeah, and what the hell were the bike cops doing sitting there any way? Nothing going on? Road closed sting? Donuts?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,657
Posted By Robert_W
Mouse shmouse...get a cat. For the most part they...

Mouse shmouse...get a cat. For the most part they do their jobs.

Now ...Pack Rats...those sons of bitches have done me thousands in damage over the years! Filthy dirty stinking rodents live in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,486
Posted By Robert_W
20-30 mph is tough but doable. 40-50 with gusts...

20-30 mph is tough but doable. 40-50 with gusts well into the 60's and even 70 + scares the bejeezus out of me. Knee to the wind helps but only so much.

I have many times over the years gotten...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,484
Posted By Robert_W
That bungee could have been a catch 22. Don't...

That bungee could have been a catch 22. Don't think I'd want my bag bouncing around next to me if it fell off. Maybe it was dragging behind you with a bungee. But had it bounced up into you or caught...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,452
Posted By Robert_W
Shave your head. When it gets more than 1/2 inch...

Shave your head. When it gets more than 1/2 inch long repeat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,666
Posted By Robert_W
Before owning my GSA I had ridden well over...

Before owning my GSA I had ridden well over 300,000 miles on lots of different bikes. Other than one standing still fall over in gravel I never had one hit the ground.

The first 10k on the GSA an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By Robert_W
The locals story to me was not that they said no...

The locals story to me was not that they said no to tourist expansion...but that the developers of the ranch did a 180 on what they promised. Instead of keeping that end of the island as basically...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,666
Posted By Robert_W
Had a 35-40 mph low side slide and then an 8 to...

Had a 35-40 mph low side slide and then an 8 to 10 foot fall over an embankment...luckily into a dried out reed bed that cushioned my fall...riding solo middle of nowhere...that without guards I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,669
Posted By Robert_W
Coming from some one that did more than his fair...

Coming from some one that did more than his fair share of stupid shit in his youth...if you drive drunk and kill some one...you to should also forfeit your life. (This rule should be applied to many...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 49,440
Posted By Robert_W
Oh we've been thinking of putting a queen/full...

Oh we've been thinking of putting a queen/full bunk in there for a while. Right now I have two queens going in there to replace to fulls. It would just add one more space. No biggie really. Would...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 49,440
Posted By Robert_W
OK...guys...I'm getting PM's from many so lets...

OK...guys...I'm getting PM's from many so lets set this straight so every one can plan.

We have 2 cabins left on 7/25. There seems to be a bit of confusion about space, camp sites etc.

The two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,467
Posted By Robert_W
The first half of my days seem to be directly...

The first half of my days seem to be directly related to the amount of coffee I put in my system. Never mind how much gas is in the tank...I just can't go 200+ miles on a bladder full any more! :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 49,440
Posted By Robert_W
Howdy guys. Just a bit of FYI. Yes, I've got...

Howdy guys. Just a bit of FYI.

Yes, I've got lots of room if any one wants to park a rig with a trailer for a while. Also have a decent shop with all the tools if any one needs oil / tires /...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,496
Posted By Robert_W
I let moisture and road surface dictate if I...

I let moisture and road surface dictate if I leave or not. Cold...no problem. Cold with and chance of freeze on the road surface...uh uh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,493
Posted By Robert_W
My golden rule has always been if a place is so...

My golden rule has always been if a place is so sketchy I have to worry about my bike...don't stay there. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,143
Posted By Robert_W
Totally missed the service ticket. Yeah. Some one...

Totally missed the service ticket. Yeah. Some one there knows.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,143
Posted By Robert_W
I'll bet ... That's the old "BIG BADDA BOOM"...

I'll bet ...

That's the old "BIG BADDA BOOM" goes the bike and by the time you get it towed the dealer is closed so you drop it off in front. Catch a few ZZ's cause you've been up all night and...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By Robert_W
Thank you gentlemen. Happy to help if we can....

Thank you gentlemen. Happy to help if we can. Give us a call any time.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,069
Posted By Robert_W
Yup. I've looked and wondered for years. Not...

Yup. I've looked and wondered for years. Not something that BMW corporate wants to go public I'm sure. :D

I agree with the over all sentiment here though. I've paid the price and I continue to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,069
Posted By Robert_W
Um, I get issues under 200 bucks...but you're the...

Um, I get issues under 200 bucks...but you're the one that made this statement:

"If you want to bring final drives into it, the percentages are so small that they barely figure into the CS eVALS"...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,022
Posted By Robert_W
I'll give you my Rick story. Put one on my old...

I'll give you my Rick story. Put one on my old GT. '08 Did a scheduled ride in. Show up that morn on time. Wander around outside his shop / house for an hour before any one shows up. He's there....
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,847
Posted By Robert_W
Just a little bump for shameless self promotion...

Just a little bump for shameless self promotion as this thing has been buried deep down for a long time.

We're currently on the road doing own annual pre-season outdoor show circuit booking...
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