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Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By ebohnet1
Another ABS Question

Once again, I am seeking the council of the knowledgeable riders of the world.....
First, the bike is a 2000 1150GS with ~64K miles. When I turn the key on, the abs lights start blinking.

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,446
Posted By ebohnet1
I bought my first BMW when I was 24 (currently...

I bought my first BMW when I was 24 (currently 25), but I did have a 48 year old uncle who introducted me to them......
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By ebohnet1
McMaster-Carr

Take a look at this site

http://www.mcmaster.com/#footman-loops/=lqy63j

I bought these and used them. Worked great so far.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By ebohnet1
Electrical Question

I had an idea for my bike to utilize the existing LED lights that are on the rear of the bike. I used a posi lock to connect the lights to the brake lights and it worked. When I hit the brakes the...
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 141,098
Posted By ebohnet1
Just sent a paypal

Sent 18.00 dollars for two stoves, one simmer and one regular. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Aj cycle located in gill mass. They did an...

Aj cycle located in gill mass. They did an excellent job.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
5000 is total including towing, hotel, airfare,...

5000 is total including towing, hotel, airfare, etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
My belief is the hall sensor was bad. When they...

My belief is the hall sensor was bad. When they went to replace the sensor they broke the tab. The dealer said it can happen if one is not careful.

I already drove it for an hour and the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
I was on vacation with the bike. Broke in Nova...

I was on vacation with the bike. Broke in Nova scotia. Dealer tried to fix it. I brought back to US dealer to fix problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
It is FIXED

Well, it appears the guys up in Canada broke the tab on the sensor rotor causing the bike's timing to be off. So good news, it is fixed. Bad news, well damn near 5k to fix it.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Still at shop

It is still at the dealer but not running. They did not start working on it till Saturday or Tuesday. I will keep everyone posted.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Update

I took it to a dealer last night so we shall see what comes of it that way.
Whats the worse that can happen,another 2,000 dollar bill.... :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
I am currently disputing the charge with my...

I am currently disputing the charge with my credit card so we shall go from there. Will keep you guys updated.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Yes, I was in Canada. I plan on looking at...

Yes, I was in Canada.

I plan on looking at the bike in the next few weeks. Want to pay this bill off before taking it to another dealer. Will keep you updated. I plan on swapping out the HES...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Update

Okay, so I contacted BMW North America and their response was a hearty "That is terrible, but we can not help you. Your bike is out of warranty so we can not help you."

What do I do now? Can I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Charged me for labor and parts (that clearly was...

Charged me for labor and parts (that clearly was not needed). I contacted BMW north america, and shall proceed there.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
I got the bike back yesterday. Total cost was...

I got the bike back yesterday. Total cost was 1856.60 and the bike was the same as when i dropped it off. The bike will not start at all, cant turn over.

So now the fun begins....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
Last I looked, it was fine. When you turn the...

Last I looked, it was fine. When you turn the key on, everything looks as it should. lights work and everything. To start it, throttle needs to be given.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
I instructed them to stop working on the bike and...

I instructed them to stop working on the bike and i will be bringing it back to the states
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
not counting. They have been told they can not...

not counting. They have been told they can not work on it for money anymore. Anything they do now is free of charge.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
List

Here is the email i got back from the dealer.

HE IS STILL BAFFLED ABOUT IT THE FIRST WAS THE INCONSISTENT HALL SENSOR READINGS (REPLACED THE PART). DOUBLE CHECKED THE IGNITION TIMING A FEW TIMES...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
list

I think they checked the TPS.

I am currently trying to get them to send me a list of everything they have checked/done so I will post that as soon as i get it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,569
Posted By ebohnet1
$2000 spent at BMW dealer, bike still not running

Okay, so here is the background. I have a 00 1150 GS with just over 63k. I was in Nova Scotia having a great vacation until my bike died on the side of the road on a rainy day. The bike lurched...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By ebohnet1
XR200 Gears issue

Hi all,
So my Xr200 gears are being weird. It does shift from 1st ro 6th but no matter what i do with it, its never locks into the gear and is basically in neutral. Bike runs fine except i cant...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By ebohnet1
The only thing that cut out was the throttle. I...

The only thing that cut out was the throttle. I did not have to start the bike up again or anything. I just could not accelerate for 2-5 seconds.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By ebohnet1
2000 1150 GS problem

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First, I have a 2000 1150 GS with just over 61k miles on it.<o:p></o:p>
Yesterday night when riding...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By ebohnet1
Rebuilding Ohlins shocks

It appears my front shock is done. How much does it cost to rebuild it on average would people say? Is there anyone that can recommend someone who rebuilds it? Local? Any help is appreciated.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By ebohnet1
anyone

Anyone???
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By ebohnet1
Fieldsheer Access Tank Bag installed on a GS

Has anyone installed this tank bag on a GS before? I bought it because its exactly what I want but I am having a hell of time putting it on. I dont have the magnetic bag but the strap. Am I...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By ebohnet1
:huh Why didnt I think of that. Good idea....

:huh Why didnt I think of that. Good idea. Thanks. :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By ebohnet1
Footman loops

So I have searched google and found some interesting forums in regards to footman loops but could not find anything that i needed. I am looking for some footman loops to pass a .50 inch through but...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By ebohnet1
No advice??? Thats a first :huh Come on...

No advice??? Thats a first :huh

Come on people. I have handlebar risers and can not add a tank bag. Someone has to have one that works for them, no?
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By ebohnet1
Reviews on 1150GS/ADV Wind Deflectors

any reviews on these???? Do they work? Waste of money? Something better?

I have a 2000 1150GS.

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Forum: Equipment 03-16-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By ebohnet1
Information on rsiers and tank bags

Was wondering if there is any advice on having a 1150gs with risers and any issues with a tank bag? I had one tank bag and it would not work because it hits the bar....Any advice on what bags would...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By ebohnet1
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By ebohnet1
Plates, bowls, and silverware.....

Sorry if this is redundant, which I'm sure it is. Been googling plates, bowls to take camping and have found a few good ones.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By ebohnet1
Two hardware stores later, 2 keys that do not...

Two hardware stores later, 2 keys that do not work. Damnit
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,689
Posted By ebohnet1
Cooler on motorcycle?

Has anyone thought of a clever way to put a cooler on your bike? I am planning to go camping quite a bit this spring/summer/ fall with my girlfriend. By the time we pack tent, sleeping bags,...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By ebohnet1
Exactly

Thanks, that is exactly what I was looking for. Any reviews on them?
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By ebohnet1
Long shot question

So I recall surfing this site a few months ago and I saw something that caught my eye but did not explore it to much nor save it so I can look it up if I wanted to. Bascically, all it is is a metal...
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