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Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JetSpeed
The batteries that I have had the most problems...

The batteries that I have had the most problems with were the ones that I tried to maintain on a tender/charger while the bike was being stored.
Now: If the bike is sitting for just a month I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,326
Posted By JetSpeed
Not on these newfangled GSW's.

Not on these newfangled GSW's.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By JetSpeed
Yeah, I do, but I was wonder if this character...

Yeah, I do, but I was wonder if this character also thought that.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 38,665
Posted By JetSpeed
I know that BMW has attempted to pawn the flange...

I know that BMW has attempted to pawn the flange cracks off as a result of improper torquing of the lug or brake rotor hardware but that is total and absolute horseshit.
It's a poorly designed...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By JetSpeed
As Jim stated, use a lead connected directly to...

As Jim stated, use a lead connected directly to the battery and a decent charger and you shouldn't have another problem.
I have to wonder why people spend the extra cash for a BMW (or other) CanBus...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 38,665
Posted By JetSpeed
BMW knows about the flange problem and has...

BMW knows about the flange problem and has redesigned the flange 3 or 4 times that I know of, making the current one out of steel.
I am aware of rear brake disk's coming undone during a failure but...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By JetSpeed
What do you think that I made that crap up? I...

What do you think that I made that crap up?
I looked it up on Ebay which is in everyone's neck of the woods........even asnowmobiler's evidently.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,326
Posted By JetSpeed
BMW built in a great shift adviser, I'm not...

BMW built in a great shift adviser, I'm not talking about the stupid little arrow on the IP telling when to shift to get the best economy, I'm talking about the little do-dad that won't let the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
I start the bike on the CS while I put on my...

I start the bike on the CS while I put on my helmet and gloves, then I push the bike off the CS throw my leg over the seat and giddy up.
If the SS was down it would only be in the way for me, I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
Now that I do not get.

Now that I do not get.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,459
Posted By JetSpeed
Looks like used Nav-IV's have been selling on...

Looks like used Nav-IV's have been selling on Ebay for in the $350-$560 range.

I bought a new Nav-V from the dealer for $680 when they first came out and sold the Nav-IV for $650, I would think...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
My bad habit is of not parking in gear is a...

My bad habit is of not parking in gear is a factor for sure, but I like to start the bike before mounting it to give the GPS, phone and headset a chance to come alive before taking off, that way if...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
Still? And at your age? I'll bet Mrs. def is so...

Still? And at your age?
I'll bet Mrs. def is so proud..........looking out to watch her big lug heave his mighty GS up and onto it's center-stand...a sight to behold I recon.

I've been riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
Horseshit! And I almost never park my bike in...

Horseshit!
And I almost never park my bike in gear, since I use the center-stand (as I said) parking the bike in-gear would just be a pain on the ass with zero benefit.

Put your bike on the side...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
You can fall down and bust your ass.

You can fall down and bust your ass.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
In what way? And you meant "you're" I...

In what way?

And you meant "you're" I think.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
There's more at play than just that: Make me...

There's more at play than just that:
Make me weight 600+lbs, lean me over 25 degrees and connect a small side-stand (that can fold up) to my ankle.
Better yet put your bike on it's center stand and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
You've been watching too many Any Which Way...

You've been watching too many Any Which Way movies.

A bike is far more stable on it's center-stand.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,130
Posted By JetSpeed
I use the center-stand 99% of the time, the bike...

I use the center-stand 99% of the time, the bike is more stable on it in most cases.
I've mastered the technique and also possess tremendous upper body strength. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By JetSpeed
Actually I believe it was two, BMW does a kickass...

Actually I believe it was two, BMW does a kickass job of taking care of its customers.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By JetSpeed
Normal Ops= remove chocks, it is the pilots...

Normal Ops= remove chocks, it is the pilots discretion though, if the boat is rocking and rolling I usually pull collective with the chocks in.

The term "pull chocks and chains" or "pull chocks"...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By JetSpeed
My bet is the right side switchgear, many reports...

My bet is the right side switchgear, many reports of no-start conditions due to bad kill switch and start buttons.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By JetSpeed
"The right instrument cluster"??? nani desu...

"The right instrument cluster"??? nani desu ka?

Do they mean right side switchgear?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By JetSpeed
I do believe that a vast majority of GS owners...

I do believe that a vast majority of GS owners that store their bikes during winter months do so indoors and either use a tender, remove the battery or fully charge it before storage and after it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 312,587
Posted By JetSpeed
I have a lot of BT devices that I use in the...

I have a lot of BT devices that I use in the course of my day, I keep them all updated with the latest firmware, I only monkey with the paring or settings if a problem develops, which is rarely.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,938
Posted By JetSpeed
It could be due to the design of the BMW's...

It could be due to the design of the BMW's headlamp and LED's/drivers utilized that the engineers felt it beneficial to install a cooling fan, of it could just be typical BMW over-engineering.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,426
Views: 312,587
Posted By JetSpeed
So far I have not heard of one person reporting...

So far I have not heard of one person reporting any new problems after updating their Nav-V to v3.00.
I would try unpairing (forgetting settings) every device, then check for any updates on the Sena...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By JetSpeed
I spoke too soon, actually it appears that one of...

I spoke too soon, actually it appears that one of BMW's most successful aircraft engines was the BMW IV a 6-cylinder liquid cooled mill that set a record in its days operating to over 32,000ft.
So...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By JetSpeed
Yeah, I'm sure back in the early 1900's the...

Yeah, I'm sure back in the early 1900's the engineers at BMW tossed out the idea of building liquid cooled engines on the basis that they may develop a leak.
The fact that they started as aircraft...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By JetSpeed
The new Liquid Cooled GS's also require a...

The new Liquid Cooled GS's also require a driver/controller like the Skene IQ-160 to make a TIR/LIN3 operate correctly.

The IQ-160 is a very nice little unit, you can scroll through several flash...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By JetSpeed
The Red wire is (+) The Black wire is (-)

The Red wire is (+) The Black wire is (-)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By JetSpeed
Nope, you need to be going around 25mph to engage...

Nope, you need to be going around 25mph to engage cruise and light the green cc indicator.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By JetSpeed
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid...

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMid/B0007352.png?v=04282014

You may also need item #3 (SET OF DUAL MICROSWITCHES) in the schematic if you don't already have them (roughly $60)
I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,620
Posted By JetSpeed
I'd do that, a little old but what the hey. ...

I'd do that, a little old but what the hey.

I don't miss my 2005 for a minute, I had a chance to ride it the other day and yeah, the new LC is light years better.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By JetSpeed
That would be my advice.

That would be my advice.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By JetSpeed
That is the weep hole for the water pump, it...

That is the weep hole for the water pump, it could indicate a faulty pump, in some cases the leaking stops and does not return, keep an eye on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By JetSpeed
File an insurance claim.

File an insurance claim.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 22,184
Posted By JetSpeed
You wouldn't ideally run the oil in your car at...

You wouldn't ideally run the oil in your car at the halfway mark on the dipstick, why do it to your bike?
Fill it up to the full line, it won't hurt a thing, I promise, and it will keep the light...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By JetSpeed
There is no semi-synthetic blend oil that meets...

There is no semi-synthetic blend oil that meets BMW engine oil requirements for the GSW, so you could potentially have a warranty issue if a problem were to service.
There has been a lot of...
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