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Forum: Canada 12-23-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 29,449
Posted By Rovers00
I received an e mail from Dr. Jaczek's office...

I received an e mail from Dr. Jaczek's office regarding the Santa Parade:

Good Afternoon,

On behalf of Dr. Jaczek, thank you for your correspondence and concern
regarding road safety. Given...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,184
Posted By Rovers00
Ndt

Have it checked out by the dealer. To check to see if it's cracked carry out a dye penetrant inspection, by locally removing the paint, apply Ardrox 907P red dye and then developer 9D1. The crack...
Forum: Canada 09-23-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Rovers00
Riv

Start with the Registrar of Imported Vehicles.The link covers importing from the States, but no mention of other countries.

http://www.riv.ca/english/html/how_to_import.html
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,565
Posted By Rovers00
:clap Thanks for a great trip report Kristi....

:clap
Thanks for a great trip report Kristi. I'm heading up there tomorrow with my son......Can't wait.
Forum: Canada 09-05-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By Rovers00
I imported an 05 R1200GS at the end of April. I...

I imported an 05 R1200GS at the end of April. I never paid GST, just the duty as you mentioned. The duty was based on the bill of Sale, and when I went to plate it they could only charge me PST on...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By Rovers00
Problem solved, steal one from your Dad's GS!!!!!

Problem solved, steal one from your Dad's GS!!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By Rovers00
[quote=96KLR650]I guess you guys didn't read MY...

[quote=96KLR650]I guess you guys didn't read MY finding that I posted about this very issue in July. Pretty much any 5/8" spark plug/deep socket will work.....:D

Until it gets stuck! :nah...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-28-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By Rovers00
1985 Honda Elite CH150 Fuel Tank

I'm still looking for a fuel tank. Appreciate any leads.

Thanks
Forum: Canada 08-28-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,334,566
Posted By Rovers00
Have a great trip. Take lots of photos. I'll...

Have a great trip. Take lots of photos.
I'll be going up there on Monday 8th.
Forum: Canada 08-25-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,491
Posted By Rovers00
I agree :nod . Bring a bag.

I agree :nod . Bring a bag.
Forum: Canada 08-24-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,491
Posted By Rovers00
We're heading up a week earlier, leaving...

We're heading up a week earlier, leaving Newmarket on Monday 8th.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,250
Posted By Rovers00
I pulled mine apart last week, an 05 with 11,000...

I pulled mine apart last week, an 05 with 11,000 miles. I'm pleased I done the work myself (with help from Jim's DVD) as the splines were completely dry, no evidence of any grease ever being applied....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,462
Posted By Rovers00
I done mine for the first time last week. Used a...

I done mine for the first time last week. Used a tie down strap to support the final drive, which kept it in place while I engaged the splines by turning the rotor. Took about 15 minutes.
However,...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,062
Posted By Rovers00
Think you'll find the restriction is now 125cc....

Think you'll find the restriction is now 125cc. It used to be a 50cc restriction for 16 year olds and then around 1977 the 50ccs were governed with a top speed of 30mph, and a 250cc restriction for L...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Rovers00
Have a look at this post. This is what I used as...

Have a look at this post. This is what I used as a guide when I bought a 2005 R1200GS across from Albany, NY at the end of April. I purchased the bike privately from a guy on this site. No problems...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By Rovers00
No, for most things I purchase I just sit and...

No, for most things I purchase I just sit and wait. I've bought a lot of stuff from this site and have never had any problems.
Forum: Canada 07-04-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By Rovers00
Just under 2 weeks to get tools and Jim's DVD...

Just under 2 weeks to get tools and Jim's DVD from Marc Parnes in California to Toronto.

http://www.marcparnes.com/index.html
Forum: Canada 06-26-2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,845
Posted By Rovers00
The dealers are willing as it's them who collect...

The dealers are willing as it's them who collect the $500. It took 5 weeks for my recall clearance letter. BMW Canada claimed they never received the request from the BMW dealer. I think a BMW car...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,271
Posted By Rovers00
Thanks Marc. Just placed an order with you for...

Thanks Marc.
Just placed an order with you for the axle tool.
Forum: Canada 06-21-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,463
Posted By Rovers00
What about the headlights? Are you being dazzled...

What about the headlights? Are you being dazzled at night?
When I used to take my XT500 over to France from England in the early eighties, I had to block out part of the headlight to change the...
Forum: Canada 06-20-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By Rovers00
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335854&highlight=nick+sanders
Forum: Canada 06-15-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,666
Posted By Rovers00
Looking forward to the photos it was a great day....

Looking forward to the photos it was a great day. My first ever ride with my son. We parked our bikes (red R1200GS and blue F650GS) around the corner from you.
Also met up with Dave GS and his blue...
Forum: Canada 06-12-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By Rovers00
If you're going up to Tobermory you might want to...

If you're going up to Tobermory you might want to check out this site:

http://www.ridegreybruce.ca/index.php
Forum: Canada 06-07-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,334,566
Posted By Rovers00
Some of us have to work Saturdays and Sundays and...

Some of us have to work Saturdays and Sundays and then get Monday to Fridays off (every week!!!!!). :clap

I should have the GS on the road by Monday. Anyone care for a mid week ride when the...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,334,566
Posted By Rovers00
Thanks. I have an expired plate I can use...

Thanks.

I have an expired plate I can use as a last resort. A truck would be to much for a one person lift.
The trailer I originally rented from U haul had a large ramp and I just rode straight...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,845
Posted By Rovers00
I was asked to leave my bike with the BMW Dealer...

I was asked to leave my bike with the BMW Dealer while waiting for the Recall Clearance Letter just in case there were some open recalls. Somehow the request for the letter conveniently "Got Lost"...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22,336
Views: 2,334,566
Posted By Rovers00
Trailer Rental - Help

I need to move my R1200GS from BMW Open Road in Newmarket on Monday to Canadian Tire for a Fed Inspection. The open trailer with a ramp I rented to bring the bike from Albany NY is no longer...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Rovers00
Check out the pressure equalization valves used...

Check out the pressure equalization valves used on Pelican cases.

http://www.pelican.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,875
Posted By Rovers00
Happy Trails???

Happy Trails take just as lomg. My son ordered a set of cases for his F650GS. Took 6 weeks to arrive. When they finally arrived, one of the frames was bent. He also paid to have the cases predrilled...
Forum: Canada 05-09-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,845
Posted By Rovers00
I was in the RIV office this week to pay the fee...

I was in the RIV office this week to pay the fee for my R1200GS, which I brought over last week and they told me the letter of compliance was not required for motorcycles only the Recall Clearance...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,917
Posted By Rovers00
nickatnite, I dont appreciate being called a "x"...

nickatnite, I dont appreciate being called a "x" (mod edit).
I have access to a very large toolroom where I can very easily turn down a standard socket rather than have to order one from BMW....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,917
Posted By Rovers00
I've just bought a 05 GS and will want to remove...

I've just bought a 05 GS and will want to remove the plugs soon. What diameter do you suggest I turn down a socket so it wont get into a bind?

Carsalesman. Try the locking 3/8 extension bar thru...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By Rovers00
1985 Honda Elite CH150 Fuel Tank

Looking for help to source a fuel tank for a 1985 Honda Elite.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Rovers00
05 R1200GS Top Case Mount

I've just got my first GS and have a Pelican 1550 case to use as a top case. I'm looking for advise how to mount it. I want to be able to quickly switch between a BMW Vario top case and the Pelican....
Forum: Canada 04-24-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,845
Posted By Rovers00
I'm picking up a 05 R1200GS from Albany NY next...

I'm picking up a 05 R1200GS from Albany NY next week. Following the instructions above. The US border called me back today to confirm receipt of my fax. So far so good.
I'm very dissapointed with...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 37,339
Posted By Rovers00
Thanks brockster, I start there. If I'm out of...

Thanks brockster, I start there. If I'm out of luck I'll start parting the bike.
It belongs to a friend who just wants it out of his garage.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 37,339
Posted By Rovers00
1985 Honda Elite

Guys, looking for a fuel tank for a 1985 150. Any pointers.
Forum: Canada 04-20-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 26,761
Posted By Rovers00
Looking forward to the trip report and photos.

Looking forward to the trip report and photos.
Forum: Canada 04-06-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,845
Posted By Rovers00
I found the following posted on a Toronto...

I found the following posted on a Toronto website: http://www.gtamotorcycle.com/vbforum/showthread.php?t=1038
Hopefully it's accurate, I intend to use it as soon as I find a deal on a R1200GS. Enjoy...
Forum: Canada 02-29-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,291
Posted By Rovers00
Also in Toronto Star

Auto firms after class action

BMW, Mercedes-Benz and two federal agencies accused of import curbs

Tony Van Alphen

Feb 29, 2008

BMW and Mercedes-Benz are conspiring with federal agencies...
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