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Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By sandstorm
no.

no.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,216
Posted By sandstorm
Yep, check your state's recommendations for "time...

Yep, check your state's recommendations for "time out of use" in regards to lemon law statutes. With 2 weeks you're about half way there depending on how long you've had this issue for (documented).
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,643
Posted By sandstorm
So there's no way to get one of these without...

So there's no way to get one of these without having done a test ride much earlier this year right?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,939
Posted By sandstorm
Sweet ride, what kinda battery tender you runnin?

Sweet ride, what kinda battery tender you runnin?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By sandstorm
The little magical dance is quite true, something...

The little magical dance is quite true, something about setting the softswitch on the CANbus to permit charging. Never done it myself, since I usually ride the bike or alligator clip it if I am not.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By sandstorm
You mean LED indicators or...running lights? ...

You mean LED indicators or...running lights?

BMW themselves make OEM LED indicators, but they are about 50$ a piece, x4 = 200$. Some other solutions have been used, just search a bit.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 83,297
Posted By sandstorm
All I know is whatever it is, it's definitely...

All I know is whatever it is, it's definitely coming out in 2012 so you guys won't have to wait long! :clap

(I know this as my dealer confirmed my 2011 gsa is due in tomorrow, thereupon meaning...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By sandstorm
I hear airhawk but no beadrider fans, anyone try...

I hear airhawk but no beadrider fans, anyone try both?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By sandstorm
Spend a million bucks on custom seats, or get...

Spend a million bucks on custom seats, or get your original one reworked/contoured/foamed to work with your ass.

http://greatdaytoride.com/Home_Page.php

I still prefer my Sargent for general...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By sandstorm
I was running them on my 2007 GS for the last...

I was running them on my 2007 GS for the last 3000 miles…awesome units. (only took them off because I am looking to trade the 07 in on a 2010 GSA w/ESA).


Depending how that works out I may or...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-26-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,311
Posted By sandstorm
Doesen't the 665 have the same center piece as...

Doesen't the 665 have the same center piece as the 660 and if so - that BMW clip should line straight up with it. Is that not the case?

Do you have a photo of the BMW clip and how it lines up...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By sandstorm
Yeah sorry to get on it but dude thats crazy… +1...

Yeah sorry to get on it but dude thats crazy… +1 to FN's statement..
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By sandstorm
Is that a touratech item? I clearly have not...

Is that a touratech item? I clearly have not browsed enough…that is great :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,570
Posted By sandstorm
ok I'll resist the urge to stir the pot.

It's all about the original recipe: air/oil cooled boxer, shaftie, ample suspension (for what you're going to get into with the machine) and ergo's you could ride the world on if the tank was bigger....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,264
Posted By sandstorm
They really do make everything for this bike...

They really do make everything for this bike :rofl

...but I agree with the need, that is a pain to do in the dark!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By sandstorm
Thumb Thanks, this was the direction I was trying to...

Thanks, this was the direction I was trying to head in with the prior couple of dealerships until they just plussed the full msrp of accy's onto the full msrp of the bike.
No I am sorry, one...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By sandstorm
Yeah I don't think it's a few thou, I think on...

Yeah I don't think it's a few thou, I think on the GSA w/Premium package there is about 1800$ in "profit" in there (depending how long it's floored for and how the deal is written)...please feel free...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By sandstorm
Thumb Thanks for the feedback everyone I appreciate...

Thanks for the feedback everyone I appreciate it!! :clap

As for those suggesting used, I can't do it. I'll wait a year to buy something before I go that route. I realize I am insane…it is part...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By sandstorm
Thumb Thanks Gents...I should have clarified, not...

Thanks Gents...I should have clarified, not buying used...I love to contribute to the used market but hate taking from it. My OCD freaks out and in the end, I pay waay more for used :D

I didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By sandstorm
Question GSA Shopping -is there such a thing as a deal?

So anywhere I seem to go it's MSRP+crap fees, and full MSRP for the luggage and other stuff I am trying to add. Quickly adds to about 24300$ for the bike I am after...

Just curious, is that what...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By sandstorm
beware...

If whatever they do does not fix it, make sure it's noted and well documented what you're experiencing.

I just dropped a new set of tires and ~400$ in work @ Woody's because "I didn't pursue...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-14-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,000
Posted By sandstorm
If you have an app like Motonav (not out yet that...

If you have an app like Motonav (not out yet that I know of) for Android, it smacks up maybe 2gb on your memory card but uses the chipset (older sirf in most cases IIRC) on the device as well as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By sandstorm
23k sounds about right. If you're running at the...

23k sounds about right. If you're running at the max capacity of the bike, that's actually pretty good.

I did Elka's on mine but honestly I would go with whatever your local suspension guy...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 80,130
Posted By sandstorm
Thumb Yep, this unit now has weather overlays if you...

Yep, this unit now has weather overlays if you procure an MSN direct receiver and live in a service area. Only downside is, Garmin does not yet have a USB-only MSN direct receiver (or an add-on) USB...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,866
Posted By sandstorm
Thumb no I don't need that wrapped up I'm still eating thanks

Yep, so Elka custom sprung here too.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By sandstorm
think of it as...

Lower octane fuel is less resistant to combustion.
Higher octane fuel is more resistant to combustion.
Does that help with your theory :evil
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 80,130
Posted By sandstorm
For grins...I plugged in my device and it told me...

For grins...I plugged in my device and it told me I needed to update, so I did.

Not sure why this was flagged for update...but I had 3.20 before. Wondering if something in the region file either...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 80,130
Posted By sandstorm
I haven't scanned the thread but personally no,...

I haven't scanned the thread but personally no, the 660 paired to my phone and worked with my headsets (scala 2's) without an issue. It did have some issues pairing with them as phone headsets at...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 80,130
Posted By sandstorm
Installed in on 7/10 when released and my unit...

Installed in on 7/10 when released and my unit still breaks after using it for 500 miles or so. Actually it works fine as long as I don't mind doing a factory reset on it once it gets hung in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By sandstorm
Heh, I should have added "my default action is...

Heh, I should have added "my default action is put it in a box to Woody if I don't get any replies" :D Guess I was on the right track, so I'll continue on it...


To GB's point, I measured the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By sandstorm
Cry What's the best replacement for a bent stock GS Rim?

2007 GS (non adventure) with the spoked wheels, and the bike wanders a bit. I've had this problem since as long as I can remember but only cited it to my dealer I guess at 3800 miles, they told me...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By sandstorm
Is the Nav III the Zumo 550 or the 2820? ...

Is the Nav III the Zumo 550 or the 2820?

Not sure it matters but I've only done this on the 550. What model/type/vintage of Scala do you have?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By sandstorm
Mine is back to them for the third time for a...

Mine is back to them for the third time for a similar issue. They agreed to replace the entire board assembly for me this time since it's now 3 years old and goes back to them once a year it seems. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By sandstorm
Hey if they saw you fall that likely means they...

Hey if they saw you fall that likely means they were behind you right, remind them of that next time :D. I hope I'm on a dirtybike when I am 66 :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By sandstorm
Thanks for the imagery :thumbup The new vs....

Thanks for the imagery :thumbup

The new vs. old comparison is interesting...looks like they made some decent changes for sure...wonder if they still have problems with loctite or that is ok too.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By sandstorm
Yeah I was concerned about the thinness of the...

Yeah I was concerned about the thinness of the aluminum and was wondering how to shore it up underneath, or if the structure would be sufficient. That sounds like a reasonable trip to take with such...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By sandstorm
btw...here is the specific link for the x-heads: ...

btw...here is the specific link for the x-heads:

http://machineartmoto.com/shopsite_sc/xhead.html
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,615
Posted By sandstorm
OOoohh...those Marsee's...totally understood....

OOoohh...those Marsee's...totally understood. Staps and vanilla velcro suck.

I thought you may have tried the Corona mount Marsee's and had a bad experience, perhaps one of these types:...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,095
Posted By sandstorm
Has anyone here ordered the tube liners in other...

Has anyone here ordered the tube liners in other colors and if so - got pics?

The clear is cool...I'm just curious what the other colors look like :D

Oh and YES I of course bought the...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,288
Posted By sandstorm
I am sending my Bel RX-65 back for the third...

I am sending my Bel RX-65 back for the third time...it works well when it works, it has saved my hide on at least 3 incidents in the 3 years I have had it. The 3's are haunting but what can I say. ...
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