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Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Marki_GSA
Wouldn't an alloy screen that size cut you in 2...

Wouldn't an alloy screen that size cut you in 2 if you went over the bars?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Marki_GSA
Check the main earth from the battery to top of...

Check the main earth from the battery to top of engine (the engine end) connection is good.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Marki_GSA
Several month old gas may make it not run right...

Several month old gas may make it not run right but it should still start. The fuel in my old EXUP is about 7 years old and it still starts on its annual does it still work.

Check the usual, is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By Marki_GSA
The Hexhead was made to pass noise regs without...

The Hexhead was made to pass noise regs without the exhaust valve so its silencer is quieter. When the valve is closed at low revs the TC will be the same noise level but once that valve opens it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By Marki_GSA
I made my own so I guess they are pretty custom.

I made my own so I guess they are pretty custom.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By Marki_GSA
If maintenance and costs are your primary then...

If maintenance and costs are your primary then get the 1150. It is the last of the breed and very reliable also a little simpler to work on. The first of the 1200 bikes not so much. They have their...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 9,747
Posted By Marki_GSA
They are all easy to work on mechanically. The...

They are all easy to work on mechanically. The 1200 FD being a bit more of a pain to the 1100-1150. Electrically the 1200 is definitely more complicated. On the flip side it will give you a pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Marki_GSA
If you are on about aux lights then yes they...

If you are on about aux lights then yes they perform very well. If you go for it just make sure you get lights with a beam pattern that suits you.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By Marki_GSA
First thing I would try is slacken off all the...

First thing I would try is slacken off all the pinch bolts and try and twist it straight. If that fails drop the forks and role the tubes on something flat or get a straight edge on them.

I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Marki_GSA
If it's for charging phones then skip the...

If it's for charging phones then skip the cigarette lighter and go straight to a USB charging port. There are several around meant for bikes and fit in the same size hole.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By Marki_GSA
There are also people who have left the engine...

There are also people who have left the engine idle on the stand for so long the engine heated to a point where it melted the oil level window. I don't know of any that were dead after the window and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By Marki_GSA
I am with you on this, I don't think anything...

I am with you on this, I don't think anything needs to be done. There are hundreds of thousands of oilheads from the Arctic to the equator and with silly low temps to silly high temps. If there was...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,064
Posted By Marki_GSA
That's not hot, I have had mine all the way up to...

That's not hot, I have had mine all the way up to the top. Didn't do any harm.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By Marki_GSA
The best answer is the one that you find most...

The best answer is the one that you find most comfortable as everyone is different.
I use Sargent and find them pretty good for me. Without a doubt massively better that the unless stock seats.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Marki_GSA
Are you on about the connector for the GPS? That...

Are you on about the connector for the GPS? That is down beside the oil cooler. It isn't a general accessory socket though and it is just a 3 pin round socket that you need to buy a plug for.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,518
Posted By Marki_GSA
Leave them on. If you go down hard and happen to...

Leave them on. If you go down hard and happen to bend the bars back they might stop the bars hitting the covers as well as all the other good reasons above. Could save a long walk some day.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Marki_GSA
Your missing the point. If you make a custom...

Your missing the point. If you make a custom ring with less slots the computer will think the wheel is turning slower. The 17" will actually turn faster so if you get it right you can correct the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Marki_GSA
I hadn't seen anything in the menus for it but I...

I hadn't seen anything in the menus for it but I was curious so had a Google. No the gs911 can't change the wheel size. Apparently the dealer kit can't do it either. I find this odd since I bet they...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,300
Posted By Marki_GSA
Figures they would make it different from...

Figures they would make it different from everything else. Any car with I have come across with keyless you touch the button and let the computer take care of the rest.

Never used it on a bike so...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,300
Posted By Marki_GSA
Don't know the BMW bike system but generally with...

Don't know the BMW bike system but generally with keyless the computer keeps the starter spinning until the engine is started. You have no control over it and keeping the button pressed wont spin...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Marki_GSA
Here you go for the resistor spoof. I have...

Here you go for the resistor spoof. I have linked to the final version but have a read of the thread to get the full spec on the resistors. Although this is about the RT it works on all the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Marki_GSA
Yes it can calibrate fuel strips, it does a lot...

Yes it can calibrate fuel strips, it does a lot of things these days.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Marki_GSA
It isn't a big job to replace but it might need...

It isn't a big job to replace but it might need calibrating so that's either a dealer or gs911
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Marki_GSA
Doesn't really prove anything but they are...

Doesn't really prove anything but they are different part numbers 101088004-010 for GS 101088005-110 for RT. At a guess it will be the exit angle that is different.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Marki_GSA
It's just best to do. The splines on the FD slide...

It's just best to do. The splines on the FD slide over each other as the swing arm, FD moves. You don't have to do it and many don't but it does no harm and will save some wear over the years/miles....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Marki_GSA
They can go horribly inaccurate as well which is...

They can go horribly inaccurate as well which is the case with my one. Been like that for 3 years now. Sometimes recalibrating by the dealer or a gs911 will fix it for a while but they usually screw...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Marki_GSA
Don't know if this is the case in Mexico. Only...

Don't know if this is the case in Mexico. Only ever heard of it in the USA

The pizo trick is for a strip that permanently shows empty because a track is broken (it remakes the connection) it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,797
Posted By Marki_GSA
Will be the ring antenna. You will need a...

Will be the ring antenna. You will need a replacement.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Marki_GSA
For the fuel strip either replace it or stop...

For the fuel strip either replace it or stop using it and use the trip. The fuel consumption is usually pretty accurate so that and the trip will give you a good idea of fuel in the tank. Inge e up...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,176
Posted By Marki_GSA
Don't know anything about r100r but if they were...

Don't know anything about r100r but if they were the cross spokes IE to the outer rim then your probably in the wrong job. You could make a lot of money if you find truing these wheels "no big job".
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Marki_GSA
Couldn't agree more with you but there are many...

Couldn't agree more with you but there are many that it is important to.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Marki_GSA
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,176
Posted By Marki_GSA
Never had to do my 09 GSA. BMW spoked wheels are...

Never had to do my 09 GSA. BMW spoked wheels are a nightmare to true and very few shops will touch them, it definitely isn't a DIY job. Like I said though unless your unlucky or damage them they...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Marki_GSA
Your resale value will take a hit because most...

Your resale value will take a hit because most want all the toys or as many as they can get. Other than that sure, it's your money and what you want.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Marki_GSA
You have your answer then.

You have your answer then.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,176
Posted By Marki_GSA
Spoked wheels are stronger and can also take a...

Spoked wheels are stronger and can also take a beating before they crack. GS cast wheels are still very strong though and still strong enough off road unless your in serious terrain. Spokes are...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,093
Posted By Marki_GSA
It's up to you and you haven't given any...

It's up to you and you haven't given any information to enlighten anybody on what is best for you. Do you NEED anything the GSA has? Are there budget considerations? On the information you have give...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,590
Posted By Marki_GSA
Those findings are probably right and certainly...

Those findings are probably right and certainly people who use Evans notice at least some of the findings, especially the higher running temps. It always bothers me seeing test results directly from...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,006
Posted By Marki_GSA
You can get round waterproof push button switched...

You can get round waterproof push button switched that are illuminated. They might suit you as they are low profile and easy to fit. As someone else said they don't really have to be waterproof. Low...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By Marki_GSA
Water-cooled bikes have decompressors which is...

Water-cooled bikes have decompressors which is why they are more lively turning over.
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