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Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By drussdog
Thanks guys, I have had a look and it does...

Thanks guys,

I have had a look and it does look a bit like some oil, can't see where it is coming from. I guess you find that when you take it all apart.

Looked at the breather hose, looked...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By drussdog
I am happy to do maintenance and most jobs but...

I am happy to do maintenance and most jobs but splitting the bike in two with all the wiring involved etc is a job that i fear is beyond me without the prospects of a lots of stress, swearing and bad...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, i have had it serviced at BMW and they...

Thanks, i have had it serviced at BMW and they say its a oil leak. Hence the big buck repair bill.

If it stays like it is i could live with it for while. Hope it does not get worst.
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By drussdog
Question Clutch problem? oil getting in.

G'day

I have a 2010 1200gsa with 45,000km on it and the clutch is slipping in the top gears under heavy acceleration. (not all the time and i can go hard in the lower gears, normal riding is ok)...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By drussdog
Yeah, it was hard to tell but i think it is a oil...

Yeah, it was hard to tell but i think it is a oil leak. This is my first BMW so my learning curve has been quick.

I probably can do the job myself but with very little time with BMW's i would...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By drussdog
Question clutch questions 2010 gsa

G'day

I have a 2010 1200gsa with 45,000km on it and the clutch is slipping in the top gears under heavy acceleration. (not all the time and i can go hard in the lower gears, normal riding is ok)...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By drussdog
Can't help but i need to do this soon as well so...

Can't help but i need to do this soon as well so i will watch how you go. :lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,540
Posted By drussdog
I have used my airhawk for 3 years now, just the...

I have used my airhawk for 3 years now, just the little one as i got it when i had a DR650. The trick i agree is to have as little air in it as possible. Just keep letting a bit out until you hit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,708
Posted By drussdog
Thumb Thanks dude for that, I have sent this...

Thanks dude for that,

I have sent this letter to BMW Aus as i have the same problem but it is yet to be addressed by BMW here. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,708
Posted By drussdog
Any chance anyone could post up a picture of said...

Any chance anyone could post up a picture of said letter, names etc removed. I am in Aus and the BMW are yet to issue the same. i want to show it to the local dealers here to try and speed up the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Ok, Sorry busy at work so hard to take it...

Ok,

Sorry busy at work so hard to take it out and test at speed.

Took some fluid out and sadly i had the problem again, in top gear at speed the clutch slipped under hard acceleration.

I...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By drussdog
That maybe it. I spoke to my dealer in the...

That maybe it.

I spoke to my dealer in the gong and they didn't know anything about it but will look into it for me. Hopefully they give a positive answer.

However if it is good enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By drussdog
I have recently picked up my first GS as well. ...

I have recently picked up my first GS as well.

So congratualtions to us both:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for all the feedback. The lever has...

Thanks for all the feedback.

The lever has full movement and the play in the clutch seems ok but i am new to the bike and BMWs so it may be a bit off but i have nothing to compare it with.
...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By drussdog
I have sent them a email with the code etc, ...

I have sent them a email with the code etc,

awaiting a response. Only been 1/2 a day to be fair.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Will do, thanks. Ps i have by best people...

Will do, thanks.

Ps i have by best people working on the scantly clad women right now too.
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By drussdog
Question Aus BMW GS warranty extension

Hi,

I need my fuel strip replaced in my 2010 gsa 1200 and just found this about them in the usa.

Warranty Coverage Extension
16 002 14 (017)
12 years

Basically they are a bad design so...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Thanks, I will check those things tonight, ...

Thanks,

I will check those things tonight,

I have only had the bike for 400km so i am not sure how it was used.


Ha, i have workshop and tools but i am better at cars than bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,708
Posted By drussdog
Question Anyone know if this is also the case in...

Anyone know if this is also the case in Australia?

Just booked my bike in for this job in 2 weeks.

2010 gsa 1200
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,078
Posted By drussdog
i have just had the same issue and a new battery...

i have just had the same issue and a new battery fixed it up.

I though the delay was normal, but new battery caught me by surprise. May be a different issue but it sounds the same. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Thumb 45,000 km

45,000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Sorry guys, 2010 1200gs adv 45kms. I...

Sorry guys,

2010 1200gs adv 45kms.

I know that's early for a clutch. I was thinking oil too but does that mean i still need to replace? Or can i do something else?

As for doing it myself....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By drussdog
Question Clutch just starting to slip?

Hi Guys,

I am just starting to get some clutch slip, mostly in 6th pulling hard but happen once in 2nd gear. New to bike so i am not too happy. Guess i know now why it was being sold.

Anyway...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 55,769
Posted By drussdog
bugger, thanks.

bugger,

thanks.
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 55,769
Posted By drussdog
Hill end bridle track

hidy ho,

Does anyone know if the Bridle track to Hill end is open? it was closed quite a few years back with a rock fall and there was concern that they may not bother to fix it?

Keen to make...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for the feedback, Sorry i have been on the...

Thanks for the feedback, Sorry i have been on the road for work and missed the responses.

Yes i suspected clutch and did the normal tests and it seemed fine. Pulled really hard up a steep hill in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By drussdog
Question speed limiter?

G'day

Just picked up my first BMW, 2010 1200gs adv. Great bike but i was riding it home at about 110kph and i hit the gas to see what it would do and it seemed like the clutch slipped at around...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14,527
Views: 1,943,788
Posted By drussdog
Bluhduh I am selling the pig

Flea section says it all.
Forum: Australia 03-30-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By drussdog
Gday, Sad news on the ride front, my...

Gday,

Sad news on the ride front, my father was given 6 months to live about 5 years ago the stubbon old bastard. but recently the cancer test results have shown its started to spread to the...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By drussdog
just to clear up one point, :D the slime...

just to clear up one point, :D

the slime product i used was recommended for tubed motorbike tyres (along with other things). In fact it had a picture of a motorbike trye on the front. Maybe other...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By drussdog
Thanks for the advice about not riding fast on...

Thanks for the advice about not riding fast on wet roads, hadn't though of that and neither had the cars and trucks banked up behind me. :lol3 (mind you up Victoria pass i was going slower than 40kph...
Forum: Australia 03-14-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14,527
Views: 1,943,788
Posted By drussdog
thanks, that all sounds like a likely tale. I...

thanks, that all sounds like a likely tale. I will have a look at what you suggested.
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By drussdog
Yup , the lable said it was fine for a front tire...

Yup , the lable said it was fine for a front tire but i take your point. Hence the question.
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By drussdog
Question Slime in the front wheel

I picked up a slow flat a few weeks ago and put some slime in as per instructions and it got me home no problems. :DNo more air loss and we where all happy.

I have decided to keep the wheel on...
Forum: Australia 03-13-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14,527
Views: 1,943,788
Posted By drussdog
Surging

Hi all,

Need you views on a surging problem. After being on full throttle for 10 sec of so and i back off i get a surge that kicks in 1 second after i throtte off. Last for about 1 second as...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-07-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,812
Posted By drussdog
Magellen crossover GPS model. Sadly the...

Magellen crossover GPS model.

Sadly the garmin maps won't work on the unit as that was my early plan which was crushed. I can buy ozexplorer etc but i was trying to advoid $300.

Maybe a...
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By drussdog
I am doing the bridle track on the next weekend...

I am doing the bridle track on the next weekend so i am keen if you guys report back on the road conditions, i am pretty sure it is still closed to cars.

Thanks:ear
Forum: Australia 03-03-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 23,555
Posted By drussdog
Great idea, i will go anywhere. :D

Great idea, i will go anywhere. :D
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-03-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,812
Posted By drussdog
Fixed the gps issue with a "reset". Still...

Fixed the gps issue with a "reset".

Still anyone with advice on maps for this unit, topo maps that don't cost $300 that is.
Forum: Australia 02-27-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14,527
Views: 1,943,788
Posted By drussdog
Yup something i wouldn't want to miss, thanks. ...

Yup something i wouldn't want to miss, thanks.

sealed tight on both sides, got them from procycle.

Cheacked the cush rubbers a few months ago, holding up well. She's got 70000km on it now so...
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