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Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By orgo
BMW calls that part a screen insert

BMW calls that part a screen insert
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By orgo
The RepRom states that the GS and GSA...

The RepRom states that the GS and GSA manufactured as of Jan 2012 doesn't have the sponge

My GS manufactured Nov 2011 has the sponge

Sounds like your friend has the manufacture date wrong or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,980
Posted By orgo
[QUOTE=Delta61;26169840]This is the one i use in...

[QUOTE=Delta61;26169840]This is the one i use in my 2010 GSA. Going on 4+ years now and no problems.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 60,759
Posted By orgo
I remember being in school in the 50's (in the...

I remember being in school in the 50's (in the USA} and there was talk of converting to metric . However it became a political football and here we are in the 21st century dealing with inches and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By orgo
These two quotes from the owners manual is all...

These two quotes from the owners manual is all you need to know about oil level


"Engine oil, quantity for topping up max 0.5 quarts (max 0.5 l), Difference between
MIN and MAX"
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,963
Posted By orgo
Been using a battery tender direct connection to...

Been using a battery tender direct connection to the battery on a 2012 12gs since new . 28000 miles and the battery is strong. Used the same setup on a 2008 RT before that. All is well
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By orgo
Cut it if you don't need a spare . Below link for...

Cut it if you don't need a spare . Below link for easy installation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=YzPTPN98x40...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By orgo
+1 That's what I do But the JVB list is...

+1 That's what I do

But the JVB list is also a good way to go
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,726
Posted By orgo
Ouch. At least you weren't sitting on it.

Ouch. At least you weren't sitting on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By orgo
In my case it's gradually less mpg. And it...

In my case it's gradually less mpg. And it improves after adding the additive.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By orgo
Did you run the bike until it reached operating...

Did you run the bike until it reached operating temp after filling with 4 quarts ? If not your measurements won't be accurate
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By orgo
I never measured it Jim . That was a quote from...

I never measured it Jim . That was a quote from the manual. Sorry about omitting the quotation marks and not sighting the source
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By orgo
I have done exactly that I got to the top...

I have done exactly that

I got to the top of the red line with 4 quarts less 2 ounces. I went for a long ride checked the bike as the manual described when I got back in the same spot in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By orgo
level. Engine oil, quantity for topping up ...

level.
Engine oil, quantity for
topping up
max 0.5 quarts (max 0.5 l)
(Difference between MIN
and MAX)
Checking engine oil level
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By orgo
I drain the oil warm ,change the filter. Then I...

I drain the oil warm ,change the filter. Then I add 4 quarts.

Manual says the bike holds 4 liters = 4.2 quarts

the oil level is always to the top above the red line.

Is the sight...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By orgo
BMW labeled "Fuel System Cleaner Plus With...

BMW labeled "Fuel System Cleaner Plus With Techron "

Part number 82140413341

Or just buy Techron from any auto parts or Wal-Mart

I've only just used Techron so I don't know how...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By orgo
I've been getting good results from adding...

I've been getting good results from adding Techron to my fuel.

Nothing scientific to prove results just observation of fuel economy

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By orgo
Those springs can be made but not bought at least...

Those springs can be made but not bought at least not from BMW.

Mine broke under warranty and they had to replace the whole headlight assembly
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 380,006
Posted By orgo
These are BMW TakeDown Lights. They are not for...

These are BMW TakeDown Lights. They are not for use on road. However I have them tilted down so that I get good daylight conspicuity without blinding oncoming traffic. The dealer added them free of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By orgo
+1 If you decide to bend them this is the...

+1

If you decide to bend them this is the way to go.

Maybe a machine shop or an outfit that makes exhaust systems would have the equipment to bend them with less stress
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By orgo
here's a pic of the side cover. This pic was...

here's a pic of the side cover. This pic was posted by Kbasa back in 2005

http://kbasa.smugmug.com/photos/3858950-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By orgo
Bob t's pretty straight forward Unclip...

Bob

t's pretty straight forward

Unclip side cover That's the black plastic part. It just pulls out. You can gently pull on it to feel where it's fastened then pull straight out from those...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,616
Posted By orgo
That's what I had in mind The ground...

That's what I had in mind

The ground clearance looks good and the bars are narrow enough to make it through the doorway at Starbucks
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-16-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,616
Posted By orgo
The aging process is starting to take a toll on...

The aging process is starting to take a toll on my body so I'll probably be looking for a lighter more nimble machine in the next few years
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-01-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
I'm about 100 miles from Nashville so that's...

I'm about 100 miles from Nashville so that's where Ill be headed to get a look
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By orgo
3m dual lock is very secure

3m dual lock is very secure
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By orgo
I kind of plan when I'm going to do a valve job...

I kind of plan when I'm going to do a valve job to avoid that situation .
I don't need my bike everyday and I have a garage . Makes it easy


However I see how that would be an advantage...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By orgo
Ip67

http://aceeca.com/handhelds/ip67 (http://aceeca.com/handhelds/ip67)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By orgo
I actually prefer the camhead valve adjust over...

I actually prefer the camhead valve adjust over the hexhead.

I'm 100 miles from the dealer so I just order the shims online and usually get them in 2 days . No big deal to me. It's not like the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
Since the announcement of the Scrambler I 've...

Since the announcement of the Scrambler I 've been re thinking the BMW F700GS.

It's a bike I really liked but decided on the R1200GS. And I love the 1200.

But I've been thinking about...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
You have the correct page just pick a bike and...

You have the correct page just pick a bike and scroll down until you see the specs and select dimensions and weight
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
The Ducati website clearly states 3.57 gallons...

The Ducati website clearly states 3.57 gallons (US) @ 45mpg would be 160.65 . Of course mpg is estimated and subject to riding conditions
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-18-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
What is a modern definition of a scrambler? ...

What is a modern definition of a scrambler?

In ancient times a motocross would be referred to as a scrambler. But that's not the case today.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,171
Posted By orgo
Sidestand down standing on the left peg to get my...

Sidestand down standing on the left peg to get my leg over a duffle bag is what I always do.

What actually breaks? And how do you fix it?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By orgo
What code on the vin designates lowered bike

What code on the vin designates lowered bike
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,742
Posted By orgo
I believe it's "A" 440 When tuning spokes...

I believe it's "A" 440

When tuning spokes the air pressure must be exactly the max allowable for the tire in question unless using nitrogen

Also if you leave the bike on the center stand over...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By orgo
Bad fuel Techron is your friend

Bad fuel

Techron is your friend
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,240
Posted By orgo
I bought a new B 441 BSA Victor Special . My...

I bought a new B 441 BSA Victor Special . My second bike the first being a '64 Honda 305 Super Hawk.

It must have been the only Victor ever produced that was trouble free and easily started and I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
My second bike had it for 4 years. Zero problems...

My second bike had it for 4 years. Zero problems with the electrical system after the initial coil replacement under warranty. Trouble free trans and clutch. No problems starting the bike whatsoever....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 180,346
Posted By orgo
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot99...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y169/yellowroot999/BSA/DucatiScrambler1968_zpse445c825.pngI'd I'd take either of these bikes with an upgraded engine and...
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