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Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
My 2009 R1200GSA has had the complete fuel...

My 2009 R1200GSA has had the complete fuel assembly replaced as part of this campaign. I can also confirm my two buddies with a 2005 R1200GS and 2007 R1200GS have also had theirs replaced. No cost....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,880
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Question R1200GSA brake calliper get jammed in the rear wheel

I came across this post by chance. I experienced this same thing on Wednesday, my post is here:

http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/wtf-happened-here

On the way to work this morning I felt...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-30-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,694
Views: 248,905
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Yup, seeya there, same place, same time...

Yup, seeya there, same place, same time :wings:thumbup:bmwrider:dutch:velvt:kbasa:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Hi PW, here is some detail of where this flange...

Hi PW, here is some detail of where this flange is found. An interesting conversion my buddy did was to in fact replace the quick release fuel coupling with a metal one, he also changed the fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,653
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Bluhduh Same issue experienced by many over here in South...

Same issue experienced by many over here in South Africa, we're waiting a response from BMW SA... :snore
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Nope, BMW Motorrad remain silent on this issue....

Nope, BMW Motorrad remain silent on this issue. Despite many people experiencing these dangerous intermittent stalls (and pinging, detonation, pre-ignition and knocking). I had an accident with my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 66,756
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I am just saying there is plenty of space on that...

I am just saying there is plenty of space on that side of the battery under the seat to mitigate the risk of the seat bar shorting across the battery terminals when in the low setting. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 66,756
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Just flip that sucker around, the cables are long...

Just flip that sucker around, the cables are long enough to reroute, there is plenty of space that side of the battery. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 66,756
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I installed a PC535 into my new 12ADV this past...

I installed a PC535 into my new 12ADV this past week, this was my second install. It was pretty much a drop-in, same as the previous installation. All I had to do was remove some cable ties, reroute...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,934,859
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Bluhduh R1200GS LC head shake / tank slapper

I am not sure if this has been mentioned but thought I would share this article with you, 2014 R1200GS LC to be fitted with a steering damper to prevent the dreaded head shake / tank slapper that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Trip Report: Sutherland South Africa with the Cape Town BMW Motorcycle Club

http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/bmw-club-cape-sutherland-2013-trip-report-kevin-van-blerk

:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 359,678
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Wink More pics wanted of the new R1200GSA LC...?

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/images/smilies/250503/postpics.gif
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb Buffelspoort

If you don't know where Buffelspoort is check out this ride report :deal

http://www.bmwmotorcycleclubcape.co.za/buffelspoort-trip-report-kevin-van-blerk
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Puke R1200GSA 2011 pinging, pre-ignition, detonation, misfire

A number of people have asked if this issue was ever resolved. My quick response is I no longer have this problem. In my longer response I am afraid they will ban me from this forum as I will have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
R1200GSA pinging, detonation, knocking

Hiya feedomracer, you may be experiencing something different to what I am, even though my bike (and the others I have ridden) do sometimes stall when coming off idle with the clutch fully in they...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Pissed Anyone speak German?

Hi guys, this matter has still not been resolved. BMW South Africa are defiant and will not acknowledge that there is any issue. I still have this problem and have been contacted by many other riders...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
It may very well resolve the 'erratic idle' as...

It may very well resolve the 'erratic idle' as well as the 'intermittent splutter or stall on a throttle blip' but...:dunno

...will this be the correct way to fix it, the engine will still be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I tried the blip test while my bike was...

I tried the blip test while my bike was stationary and in neutral, if I have the rpm at 1500 or anything higher it picks up revs instantly and smoothly, only when I blip the throttle from an idle...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb I concur :gerg I am convinced this is...

I concur :gerg



I am convinced this is the issue, however I don't understand why Triumph and KTM (also EU) do not display any of these characteristics in any way, not even slightly :dunno


...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb f00gami, this was such a great response, I really...

f00gami, this was such a great response, I really appreciate your effort, one cannot argue with such facts :deal there is a most peculiar thing happening here, it can be argued if this is and 'by...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumb wow, great data! :thumb let me process what I am...

wow, great data! :thumb let me process what I am looking at, thank you f00gami
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Hi Bill, I did just this, removing the electrical...

Hi Bill, I did just this, removing the electrical connector plug and did a test and then also another test by removing the actual cables connected to the flap, this left the flap in the open...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumbs down R1200GSA pinging, knocking, pre-ignition, detonation, stall

The official response :deal from BMW SA :eek1

From: Dave.Poulton@bmw.co.za [mailto:Dave.Poulton@bmw.co.za]
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2012 3:54 PM
To: Kevin Van Blerk
Subject: BMW Motorrad Direct...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
The power of the people, if we stand together...

The power of the people, if we stand together they will listen :webers
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
2012 R1200GSA pre-ignition, detonation, knock, ping, stall

Some more feedback,

I just returned from Donford Motorrad, BMW HO requested I take my bike there for an inspection. Neil Berry was kind enough to loan me a 2012 GSA while they inspect mine. I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I have done almost 15 000km's and this problem...

I have done almost 15 000km's and this problem still persists, unlikely to be a bad tank of gas :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Hi Stan, it is a very light turn on the throttle,...

Hi Stan, it is a very light turn on the throttle, probably 1% of the full twist, just off idle. I had just come from a ride where it again stalled as I blipped the throttle at a traffic light as it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Eh? R1200GSA ping

On the 22 of May my bike went in and had the cam chain tensioners replaced. This was because the cam alignment kept changing and these tensioners are common between the 4 cams so they suspected the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Cam tensioners

Another quick update: BMW SA have requested that my dealer investigate the cam tensioners as they may be the cause of the problem, I am just waiting them to request I bring my bike in. The case...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,051
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
I did 489.4kms on 32.282l :deal That is...

I did 489.4kms on 32.282l :deal
That is 15.16kms/l or 6.59l/100kms. Sound's about right hey? :dunno
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,051
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Question How far can you ride with your DOHC R1200GSA on a full tank?

Just as a matter of interest, how far can you ride with your R1200GS DOHC Adventure on a full tank, ie. 33 litres? I get about 430km's then it goes onto reserve and I can get about another 50 km's on...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Bluhduh DOHC calibration tool

Just another update on this issue. I have had my 2011 R1200GSA back at BMW for this pre-ignition/detonation/pinging issue and this time there is a definite improvement in engine behaviour and fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,032
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
My thread on the same issue :deal ...

My thread on the same issue :deal

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=753622
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,520
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Laugh SOHC vs. DOHC

I've owned a 2004 R1200GS, 2007 R1200GS and now a 2011 R1200GS ADV. I like the ADV, very much. Besides for some pre-ignition(detonation) and pinging with the new DOHC engine that is being...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
When I questioned if they changed the fuel...

When I questioned if they changed the fuel mapping I was told, "we cannot load a specific map, BMW head office have control, we just plug it into the computer and it connects to the main computer and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Well, according to my Beemer shop they changed...

Well, according to my Beemer shop they changed this belt, when I got the bike back this noise was gone. It is back currently and I think I should discuss this with them again, just in case it's the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Bluhduh Just an update, I have had my bike back again,...

Just an update, I have had my bike back again, also had a 10 000km service, the pre-ignition has improved however my fuel consumption has since gone up, I did almost 700km’s this weekend and the HUD...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,023
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Thumbs down Just an update, this pre-ignition still happens...

Just an update, this pre-ignition still happens despite several visits and checkups at BMW, I have now requested it be escalated to HO. A simple Google search reveals this is a wider problem than I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,813
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Buff pics

My road trip :deal and pics of the Buff here (click on my name top left to access the Buff albums), enjoy.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By CandyMan_ZA
Question BMW 650CS final drive belt anyone?

Hi, I am looking for a final drive belt for a 650CS, there is none available in South Africa, can anyone help me?

thank you
Kevin
/\/\/\
Cape Town
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