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Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 135,833
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Insurance on the bike or on Me???

Not worth insuring in Mx IMHO. Me, living in the land of "good" social medicine so no issues.:norton :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 135,833
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Not sure yet

Fork seals blew out as I got a little fork oil on me riding back. Shift lever bent but that is all I could see. I am going to have the BMW shop in Anaheim pick it up from my friends house and go...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 135,833
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Well ....not totally fine..

broken left big toe, sprained left ankle, torn meniscus and MCL left knee and a fractured right wrist.......COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE....... I will admit it was a long 450 mile ride out of Baja into...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 135,833
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Shinko 705 review

I put a set of 705's on my 04 1150 ADV in the spring. When my wrist heals up I want to post a little review of my trip from Vancouver Canada to Cabo... and almost back. I put 4500 miles on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Ohlin Shock R and R..

Just pulling my Ohlins off my 04 GSA and looking for suggestions on where to send them for R and R. Put about 40 K miles on them but they seem OK. Headed to South America and don't want a "Long Way...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Looking to get help not cause a Tiff....04 GSA

I am not sure that I want to replace the servo unit as the brakes are fine and right now the tiny pieces of electrical tape I have covering the lights cost me .00001 cents so far??:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question ABS & Caution light flash all the time

I had an intermittent flashing of the two red lights, ABS and caution light. I had a dealer...for 60 bucks see the codes and it was a low brake fluid light. Checked levels and OK... reset. Next day...
Forum: Latin America 11-02-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By FLYBOY 350
How is the leg?

Winding down and just taking care of the final details.

Will be doing the photo stuff when I get back on the Mac.... this windows stuff in spanish sucks.
Forum: Latin America 11-02-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Shipping a bike from Panama?

Anybody have any contacts or even insight into shipping by sea, air way too much, from Panama. Will be in Panama this Monday or Tuesday and have till Saturday to figure it out. Any advice on where...
Forum: Latin America 11-02-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Wink Selling too complicated

Yes, the selling is a little complicated and shipping is the way to go. Problem is they want 1600 bucks to air freight it. I was hoping to put it on a boat. If anyone has any ideas. Should be in...
Forum: Latin America 10-30-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question selling a bike in Costa Rica, 04 GSA

I am looking at selling my 2004 GSA after I complete my ride to Panama and was wondering if anyone has any advice on selling the bike and letting the buyer deal with the import taxes. It is that or...
Forum: Latin America 10-30-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By FLYBOY 350
currently in Granada Nicaragua

Headed to Costa Rica on the coast and then into Panama next week. Granada is worth the stop. Have met more people southbouond as we get closer to Panama. I guess everybody gets funneled into a...
Forum: Latin America 10-24-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Saved by MOTOHAUS of Mexico City

Guatamala BMW had no tires and could not get them in. We found a english speaking guy named ROBERT at MOTOHAUS in Mexico city and in 15 minutes I bought the tires and they were in Tapachula by the...
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Lost contact in Guautamala city

I had gotten an email from a guy in Guatamala city to look him up when we came through and I have lost the email. If you read this reply to this site. we are headed to the city by Friday and could...
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Eek p. escondito today

My buddy and I are going to be in Puerto E later today as we are just leaving Acapulco. Sent me a message where you are. we are on two silver 04 GSA´s.
Forum: Latin America 10-19-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Help need a couple of tires in Acapulco

Going need to replace our tires on GSA early than forcast. Man great roads down here. In Ixtapa headed to Peurta Escondido tomorrow. Would like to know to know if anybody is up on where to maybe...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By FLYBOY 350
get the 80% carpet and 20% hardwood castors!! ...

get the 80% carpet and 20% hardwood castors!! They don't last as long but you will appreciate the grip when you need it!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Thanks for the advice

This is the kind of advice I was looking for...thanks....Oh and I am sending the square tires back to tirerack.com.........glad I got that hint before I left???:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question What Tires for a trip to Panama???

Leaving for Panama in a couple a weeks and have not made up my mind on the whole TKC or Tourance tire decision. Would like to hear what other people have been doing. If I go on the TKC's I will...
Forum: Canada 09-06-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,799
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Do you pay 500 per recall letter??

When did you bring the bike into Canada and how did you get the recall letter from BMW???
Forum: Canada 09-06-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,120
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Eh? Time to heal.....

I was wondering why I hadn't heard back about an order that I put in. Good drugs and time hopefully do the trick........

Heal fast Rick......
Forum: Canada 09-03-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,799
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Pissed Any solutions for used bikes....

That is fine for the new but does anyone have any "get arounds" for the 500 dollar screwing that is currently going on??????:huh :huh
Forum: Canada 08-31-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,799
Posted By FLYBOY 350
over a barrell and done dry......

The change to the recall notice started in June 07. I brought a BMW up in Dec 06 and the recall letter from BMW USA was faxed in about ten minutes. Now you have to go through the CDN dealer and he...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By FLYBOY 350
bfi

bump for info
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Plug gaps

Just replacing the plugs in my 04 1150 Adv and I can't find the gap values. I have no doubt someone here has the info. I am using the 1150 PDF manual but it is not for the dual spark.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,455
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Eek No sixth Gear???

Sixth gear is about just cruising along! If you wait for a high RPM time for using 6th you will be in the 85/90 zone. Keep the gears low and the RPM high when you are doing the canyons, but use 6th...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2007, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By FLYBOY 350
????

I have been to a bunch of shops in the Lowermainland and the shelves have been bare!!! Will try CDN tire tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Oil Selection in Vancouver Canada

I have been looking around and have found the selection (brands and weights) of engine and gear oil sad to say the least. Have been thinking about heading south of the border to see what they have. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Thumb Treated great myself

I was through a couple of months ago when I was on my way to baja and had a littel self inflicted issue with my bike..... how much oil can an 1150 hold...DOH... and they slipped me in and had me on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Eek A good day at the Office

I have been collecting parts and waiting the right time to start doing some fix'n on the 1150 GSA. Getting ready to head to Panama in the fall and want to get to know the bike a little. I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,774
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Could be me...

In the photo it looks like something is on the bottom right of your tank. Maybe it is just the picture, or god forbid it could be me!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By FLYBOY 350
single click method

Where did you read up on the single click and what did you adjust 1.5 turns?? Just going to do my valves this weekend and would like to do the TB as well. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,774
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Question

What is that on the bottom of your tank?? Good to see you working that Ohlin!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Pictures

Could you post a couple of pics of you mount as I am just mounting a 2820.

thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question Jacks/Lifts vs. the GSA

I have searched this site and one post talked about how the GS is not a good candidate for a jack? I am going to be doing some work on the bike and have been looking around at jacks and lifts. Cost...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Eek Go South Young Man

I did not like the market in BC and could not find the a bike that had what I wanted/needed, so I picked one in Calf. Saved some money and got to ride around So Cal in Dec. when I went and picked it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Nope, got big feet ( you know what they say big...

Nope, got big feet ( you know what they say big feet.....big.....boots) and I keep them out so they drag before the pegs!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By FLYBOY 350
LOOONNGGGGG sweaping corners in 6th. This is not...

LOOONNGGGGG sweaping corners in 6th. This is not a case of having shift down right after shifting up.... it may take a half hour and then "click" it drops down??? My shifting seems to be fine,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Bike Shifts by itself

Have an 04 1150 GSA and I have noticed that in the last little while it has dropped out of 6th into 5th a few times. Not the greatest feeling being deep in corner and having the bike shift down in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,392
Posted By FLYBOY 350
Question I see that there is a lot of talk about the 1200...

I see that there is a lot of talk about the 1200 but I have an 1150 and just starting to get my tool kit set up. ( man the stock tool kit blows!) Are there any tools that just apply to the 1150?
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