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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By atg
BMW's Dynamic Brake Light link

Hi;

For those interested in finding out what is and how it works:
...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,516
Posted By atg
BMW 2016 Line up

Hi; Below the press release for the new 2016 models:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By atg
Are you talking about the SUMMER 2015 edition ? ...

Are you talking about the SUMMER 2015 edition ?

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By atg
TR250Tom; Thanks for your reply. Supposing I...

TR250Tom;

Thanks for your reply. Supposing I reset the adaptation values, I understand that, again, in a few tanks it will readapt to a lean mixture. Is this correct ?
Also, Can the "resetting"...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By atg
Akrapovic x lower torque

Went to the dealer to test ride the GEAR SHIFT ASSISTANT PRO on a 2015 GSW and noticed that the bike had more torque and consequently harder acceleration than mine, also, 2015 GSW, fitted with an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By atg
New gsw wish list

Hi;
As I believe (and hope...) that BMW reads our posts I've decided to start a list of things I would like to see implemented on coming GSW models.
The list is my personal view and I hope all...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,949
Posted By atg
JWAWHIT; Happy that it helped you ! ...

JWAWHIT;

Happy that it helped you !

I've learned from a friend...

In fact a little while back aI sarted a topic in ADVRIDER:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1057530
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,949
Posted By atg
PARKING LIGHTS: Immediately after switching...

PARKING LIGHTS:

Immediately after switching the ignition's key off, push and keep pushed the left turn signal switch. After a few seconds the parking lights (the front "C" and back lights) will...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By atg
And the brake lever:

And the brake lever:
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By atg
Although the gear shift lever is not foldable,...

Although the gear shift lever is not foldable, there is an interesting option at:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 495,275
Posted By atg
I am certainly no expert on the matter but I...

I am certainly no expert on the matter but I believe that the chain tension goes back to normal at the very first moment the starter motor starts to turn the engine over probably in the very first...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By atg
Consider that you did not pay for the end caps...

Consider that you did not pay for the end caps but for the muffler...

As its a BMW approved accessory they have to comply with noise regulations.

The caps are the item 5 on the picture below:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By atg
GSLC ESA adjustments and curve carving

I would like to read about your opinions on riding the LC while curve carving solo with the ESA adjusted to rider + luggage (one helmet + luggage) instead of only rider (one helmet).

As the 1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,167
Views: 495,275
Posted By atg
Are you sure that the noise you hear is not due...

Are you sure that the noise you hear is not due to the lack of engine lubrication that occurs in all engines for the first few seconds after start up ?

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By atg
Its only the cap that is removable but the...

Its only the cap that is removable but the difference is quite noticeable.

Regards,

André
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By atg
I guess he means he is bothered at the angle his...

I guess he means he is bothered at the angle his wrists make to the handlebar in a left/right fashion rather than up/down. Risers, with or without pullback, don't significantly affect this angle.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,179
Posted By atg
I wonder if this "new" oil is going to make a...

I wonder if this "new" oil is going to make a difference in the clutch behaviour ?

Has anyone tried it yet ?

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By atg
That is the correct location, however keep in...

That is the correct location, however keep in mind that only the larger connector is used and smaller one is left unconnected on the GS.

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,273
Posted By atg
Thanks for your reply. I don't know how much...

Thanks for your reply.

I don't know how much you ride and, therefore, how much "time" means 24 K miles to you. To me that's about 2 years and I feel too long.

Although until now I haven't been...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,273
Posted By atg
Marchyman; I would like to corroborate on...

Marchyman;

I would like to corroborate on your statement regarding "checking it now and then"

If indeed the rust is the cause of the problem finding it at early stages should, in my opinion,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,273
Posted By atg
In February I went through exactly the same thing...

In February I went through exactly the same thing with a 13/14 GSW. That bike not only never saw salt water, only washing water and rain...

The same happened to a friend's 2014 GSAW. Although both...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By atg
MotoJim; I meant tricks for the GS not BMW...

MotoJim;

I meant tricks for the GS not BMW in general...

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By atg
Gsw tricks

I remember that on earlier GS 1200, from 2004 through 2013, there were some tricks such as turning headlights off with the engine running. As I haven't read anything about tricks on the GSW/GSAW...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,879
Views: 407,294
Posted By atg
There are a number of file that you can probably...

There are a number of file that you can probably delete as, most likely, you don't use/need them.

Connect your NAV V to a PC Computer and:

in the file ".system" locate "EULA" and delete it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,329
Posted By atg
I remember reading somewhere that replacement is...

I remember reading somewhere that replacement is of the complete assembly. Apparently there are no serviceable parts inside. Also, it is supposed to outlast the motorcycle !

So far I haven't read...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,062
Posted By atg
Although the oil pressure light is there to warn...

Although the oil pressure light is there to warn you of too low oil pressure, probably the most likely reason it would light up is insufficient oil. I certainly would not use it as oil level warning,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,062
Posted By atg
Def; I don't know if you will be...

Def;

I don't know if you will be disappointed or not but I must tell you that if you have a 1150 or 1200 GS air (any version) or water cooled you have got a warning light on your dash to inform...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,062
Posted By atg
I wouldn't worry as I doubt you ever will see a...

I wouldn't worry as I doubt you ever will see a "check" anyway... The K50 and K51 oil consumption is extremely low !

Even if ythe "check" appears on your dashboard, there is an additional "oil"...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,062
Posted By atg
If you read the owner's manual, on page 40 under...

If you read the owner's manual, on page 40 under "STATUS INDICATORS":

THE PRECONDITIONS FOR THE OIL LEVEL CHECK ARE AS FOLLOWS:

- ENGINE AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE
- ENGINE IDLING FOR AT LEAST...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,154
Posted By atg
To me the greatest advantage to BMW's bluetooth...

To me the greatest advantage to BMW's bluetooth helmet system is that its the only one where the GS's wonderwheel controls its output volume.

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By atg
Connecting the plug not only enables ENDURO PRO...

Connecting the plug not only enables ENDURO PRO but also allows the bike's computer to save your "SOFT", "NORMAL" AND "HARD" suspension settings for each of the riding modes. If, however, you don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,718
Posted By atg
Although my experience is somewhat different as...

Although my experience is somewhat different as in Brazil our "gas" is E25, I also to added to my GSW a K&N air filter, Iridium plugs and one of those air temperature cheaters.

Also my headers...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-08-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 115,887
Posted By atg
The battery in my BMW NAVIATOR V purchased in...

The battery in my BMW NAVIATOR V purchased in November 2013 is not holding charge anymore. Charged at home, eve turned fully off the battery deplets fully in a couple of days.

It still works when...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By atg
The problem started a few hundred miles back. I...

The problem started a few hundred miles back. I first noticed that while pretty much maintaining speed in traffic ( whatever speed) I heard some "clunk" noises when very slightly decelarating or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By atg
Jim; I did not post it before as the problem...

Jim;

I did not post it before as the problem occurred on February 18th, 2015. There is nothing more to the story except that later today I am trading it for a new 2015 with a very nice deal...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By atg
My 2014 GSW, 17500 Km(some 10500 miles) is at the...

My 2014 GSW, 17500 Km(some 10500 miles) is at the dealer waiting for a new shaft drive and final drive...

The splined hub at the end of the drive shaft is round and toothless. The reason so far...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By atg
Kevreif; Thanks for your reply. I had a...

Kevreif;

Thanks for your reply.
I had a 2005, a 2006 and a 2011 before going into GSWs. Collectively I rode some 200,000 Km ( some 120,000 miles) on these 3 bikes and I've learned that if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By atg
def; Will do. I am not only very...

def;

Will do.

I am not only very curious about what went wrong but also what caused it. I wonder if the considerable "clanck" it does every time I engage first gear is not the culprit.

Andre
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By atg
GSW odd transmission noises...

Hi;
My 2014 GSW, one yar old and 17,000 Km(some 10,000 miles) on the clock is making some strange gearbox noises.
The noises are frequent when smoothly ridding at any speed and in any gear, however...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7,208
Views: 1,367,068
Posted By atg
Beautiful area ! Lived in Slippery Rock in the...

Beautiful area ! Lived in Slippery Rock in the 70's while attending college !

Great memories from Moraine State Park.

Andre
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