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Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 25,794
Posted By DrWez
It's a retaining ring not a clip that circlip...

It's a retaining ring not a clip that circlip pliers will work on.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 25,794
Posted By DrWez
How hard is it to remove the retaining ring on a...

How hard is it to remove the retaining ring on a 2010 R1200 GS adv sight glass?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By DrWez
It's internal (I'll try to get a good pic...

It's internal (I'll try to get a good pic tonight). It looks like a dark brown film covering the sight glass. I didn't get the oil changed before winter and it seem to have appeared concurrent with...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By DrWez
Oil Sight Glass

The oil sight glass on my R1200 camhead is covered with residue or a film making it hard to see the oil level. Is there an easy way to clean this without removal?
Thanks
Forum: The Garage 02-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 259,104
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic LiFePO4 batteries - Do not buy

Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not reliably turn my engine over especially when the temperature was lower...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,283
Posted By DrWez
I know this is an old thread but how do the...

I know this is an old thread but how do the Toucans compare to BMW Santiago boots? Goretex is replacing my leaking Santiago boots and I'm looking for something different. I also have Aerostich...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,516
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries Suck

I recently experimented with at Ballistic LiFeO4 (lithium ion) battery. Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,608
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries Suck

I recently experimented with at Ballistic LiFeO4 (lithium ion) battery. Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not...
Forum: Vendors 02-06-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,331
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries Suck

I recently experimented with at Ballistic LiFeO4 (lithium ion) battery. Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
Thanks for the input everyone. FYI...I'm working...

Thanks for the input everyone. FYI...I'm working with Andy Goldfine on a generous solution to my fabric failure in my R/C. Thanks Aerostich!
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
I saw the Gortex warranty also and was planning...

I saw the Gortex warranty also and was planning on giving them a call.
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,552
Posted By DrWez
Lifespan of Aerostich Roadcrafter

I'm wondering what the expected lifespan of an Aerostich Roadcrafter suit is? I ask this because my suit 5 year old two piece started leaking this past season in the front of the jacket and pants...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By DrWez
I think TwistedThrottle (Denali) and VisionX...

I think TwistedThrottle (Denali) and VisionX purchase their LEDs from the same manufacturer.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By DrWez
Are the ADVMonster LEDs rugged and waterproof? ...

Are the ADVMonster LEDs rugged and waterproof? How do they compare to other LEDs? I have had VisionX and Denali LEDs in the past.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By DrWez
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By DrWez
LED Lights

Looking for recommendations on LED auxiliary lights. Perhaps there is already a good thread but I could not find it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,395
Posted By DrWez
I would think that leather would be high...

I would think that leather would be high maintenance.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,395
Posted By DrWez
Decided on RDL. Now its to decide between vinyl,...

Decided on RDL. Now its to decide between vinyl, leather or sunbrella and the stitching pattern.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,395
Posted By DrWez
What is better about Sunbrella?

What is better about Sunbrella?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,395
Posted By DrWez
So I guess my next question is leather or vinyl...

So I guess my next question is leather or vinyl for the RDL????
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,395
Posted By DrWez
Thanks for all the responses. I guess the...

Thanks for all the responses. I guess the decision will be tougher that I had anticipated. As for my riding style on my '10 GSA, I mostly ride slab and the OEM seat kills me. I did my first saddle...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,395
Posted By DrWez
Russell vs. Sargent Saddles

I'm looking for recommendations for a new saddle for my 2010 GS Adv. I'm considering a Russell Day Long or a Sargent. What are your opinions and experiences with these saddles?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Has anyone else had problems with water getting...

Has anyone else had problems with water getting into their Ballistic battery via normal use?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Unfortunately, I cannot test the Ballistic EVO2...

Unfortunately, I cannot test the Ballistic EVO2 16cell HD because when I sent it in for warranty they cut it open because water came out of it.
I had also noted that water came out of the bike after...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Cy... I haven't measured the Ballistic battery...

Cy... I haven't measured the Ballistic battery before I leave the bike overnight. It is charging at ~13.3 V at idle (via GS-911 data).

Others...how did your batteries fail?

I have made...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Failure

Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not reliably turn my engine over especially when the temperature was lower...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,667
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Failure

Ballistic Performance Components recommended a 12 cell EVO2 battery for my 2010 BMW R1200 GS Adventure. This battery would not reliably turn my engine over especially when the temperature was lower...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By DrWez
Thanks! I've had the sensor drying overnight...

Thanks! I've had the sensor drying overnight with a fan blowing on it. I will try plugging the pump and sensor in outside the tank and see how it goes. Trying to get the low fuel warning light to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By DrWez
Thanks for all the help... I got one from the...

Thanks for all the help... I got one from the dealer.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By DrWez
Fuel Sensor Strip Calibration

So I've managed to remove my fuel sensor strip for the calibration process with the GS-911, does anybody know how to do calibrate the sensor with the tank off and the pump removed? Has anyone done...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By DrWez
Gas cap outer ring

Hi all. I'm looking for some info on the OEM gas cap outer ring for a 2010 GSA. Situation... when I purchased the bike I had a Bags Connection electric tank ring installed. This required replacing...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Update... spoke with Ballistic Batteries. They...

Update... spoke with Ballistic Batteries. They thought that the battery might be defective. So they are replacing it. I will pick it up at the dealer today and let you know.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Mine was problematic right from the start. Would...

Mine was problematic right from the start. Would not crank over the bike until a fast charge and balance. Even then the start was not strong and after shutting off bike and letting it sit, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By DrWez
Ballistic Batteries

Has anyone installed a Ballistic EV02 12 cell battery in a R1200 GSA? I just installed one in my 2010 and I am having problems. The battery doesn't doesn't seem to have enough CCAs to turn the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By DrWez
Thanks. I will try that. The idiot lights are...

Thanks. I will try that. The idiot lights are not indicating anything wrong (flashes "brake failure" until I start moving then nothing).
The front brake feels strange... really touchy and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By DrWez
2010 R12 GS Adv brake question

I recently flushed the brake fluid on my 2010 GS Adv following Jim von Baden's video. I ran the anti-lock brake purge and output test (post fluid flush) using the GS-911 program. During the test, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By DrWez
Thanks! How do I check the clutch disengagement?

Thanks! How do I check the clutch disengagement?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By DrWez
2010 GS ADV Tranny Question

I'm noticing that my gears a hanging up shifting 1st to 2nd to third and visa versa. Getting hung up occasionally in neutral also. I'm running Amsoil 80W90 Severe Gear Oil in the tranny. Any...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By DrWez
Awesome! Thanks! Where do you guys get all the...

Awesome! Thanks!
Where do you guys get all the fancy wire and wire covers? I can only find the cheap stuff at the hardware stores or Radioshack.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,238
Posted By DrWez
Fuseblock Installation Suggestion

Looking for suggestions on the installation of a FuseBlock and wiring ideas on a 2010 GS Adventure. I had one installed at the dealer when I purchased the bike but I don't like the job they did. ...
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