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Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
Did it today - took all the coils from another...

Did it today - took all the coils from another bike. Runs better but consumption is still 23 mpg and slight vibration. Will test it properly on the highway tomorrow
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
New symptom - one of the primary ignition coils...

New symptom - one of the primary ignition coils is ejected from the cylinder head on either side usually in about 10 mins riding the bike :sick

And many thanks everyone for the help. As the BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
I will get it checked as soon as I find the...

I will get it checked as soon as I find the proper equipment.

Another thing the lambda voltage of one of the sensors during gs911 test is showing flat line at some point then back to normal again....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
Update 2. 1. The fuel consumption dropped...

Update 2.

1. The fuel consumption dropped to 17 mpg
2. I swapped the primary ignition coils and the bike started to run better for some time, consumption raised to 28 mpg
3. When I play with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
Roger, is there a way to check O2 sensors? The...

Roger, is there a way to check O2 sensors? The dealer said that they got the sensors checked but I believe that their opinion is based on computer diagnostics which didn't reveal any fault codes....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
Update. Got it checked at another official...

Update. Got it checked at another official dealers, now in Argentina. No fault codes, checked everything, decided to change the splugs. Initially after the change the engine seemed to react better,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
Nothing of the above mentioned has solved the...

Nothing of the above mentioned has solved the issue. Checked valve clearances 5k ago, ~30000 now, will give it a try tomorrow, however don't think that it is it. Increase in gas consumption is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
that is the first thing we thought too, but...

that is the first thing we thought too, but checked everything, spark is not the issue here or at least so the mechanic says :)
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By Veter
What can it be? R1200GS mixture problem

Please help to indentify the problem.

3 weeks ago out of the blue engine started to work poorly.

1. Decrease in power
2. When full throttle rpms don't increase instantly, instead there is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Veter
:)

:)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Veter
OK. So, I disconnected the tubes, isolated the...

OK. So, I disconnected the tubes, isolated the vacuum one. Seems to work OK so far! Many thanks, guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Veter
yeah you are right, there is vacuum

yeah you are right, there is vacuum
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Veter
Thanks guys, will try it tomorrow!

Thanks guys, will try it tomorrow!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Veter
New day, new problem 12gs 2011

Here is what I have now - when with full tank only 1 cylinder is working, smells like gas, 'helicopterish' sound. Power and torque are volatile. When 3/4 of the tank starts to work OK. Any ideas?
Forum: Latin America 02-14-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Veter
Mark I think those situations are...

Mark

I think those situations are completely different. In my trip I'm looking for challenges as well as new ideas and new people. As for me challenges develop my ability to stay in control of...
Forum: Latin America 02-14-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Veter
tricepilot, sure if it helps anyone ...

tricepilot, sure if it helps anyone

MikeMike,

Thanks for the tips. man, I agree with everything you said. Here is my explanation of what was going on for the others to learn from my mistakes.
...
Forum: Latin America 01-21-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Veter
Here is the video how it happened. Enjoy! ...

Here is the video how it happened. Enjoy! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g66t7Trhn8c):) :evil
Forum: Latin America 01-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Veter
Many thanks to Catours! I'm now in Antigua with...

Many thanks to Catours! I'm now in Antigua with Taz, who seems to be very experienced mechanic. Looks like there is nothing serious - because of the accident valve cover moved and there was an oil...
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Veter
Catours, I'm already at Mex border. Decided to...

Catours, I'm already at Mex border. Decided to take it to Cancun because it seems that this time it is really serious. However, I can turn back if he is good, has time for my bike and is able to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
I'm ok, but it seems that the bike is not....

I'm ok, but it seems that the bike is not. Actually, I should have a video of how it happened and will share it as soon as I figure out what to do with the motorcycle. The person guilty of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Unfortunately it is not over. I wanted...

Unfortunately it is not over. I wanted challenges, here they are (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=856765)
Forum: Latin America 01-19-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Veter
Need a mechanic in Guatemala. Urgent

HI, guys!

It seems I my stripe of bad luck continues as I got into an accident not far from Tikal. Bike leaks oil and doesn't start, error code 12-13. I need ASAP someone in Guatemala who is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Thanks, guys! I'm already in Beliz, clutch seems...

Thanks, guys! I'm already in Beliz, clutch seems to be doing good.:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Got my bike back from Cancun BMW! Works just...

Got my bike back from Cancun BMW! Works just fine, clutch sound is different as it is ceramic now. I'm really tired of dealing with Motorrad, so gave up and paid the full amount. Tomorrow I plan to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Thanks for the nice words, guys! And I'm not...

Thanks for the nice words, guys! And I'm not frustrated after all. When I planned this trip I knew that I would experience different problems. And that is the part of the trip. Moreover, this...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Thanks for advice everyone :) I received the...

Thanks for advice everyone :)

I received the offiial answer from Motorrad MX. To cut it short, they gently told me to &$@ off. I will try to raise the lubes issue - thanks Shango - but I don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Mike, I did ~200 mls of Baja 1000 route on...

Mike,

I did ~200 mls of Baja 1000 route on this GS with more than 100kgs of luggage. At some point I met a really challenging narrow mountain pass with huge holes, rocks and washouts and there it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
yeah they want my approval to order and change...

yeah they want my approval to order and change the clutch/clutch parts which will be given as soon as I understand what exactly they want to change and the final bill
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
I received the reply from Cancun dealer at last....

I received the reply from Cancun dealer at last. Also Motorrad Mex have started a file and are tracking my progress. There is still, however, no understandin re who will pay for the party. Here is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Thanks everyone, I will be working with both...

Thanks everyone, I will be working with both service center and Motorrad Mexico and will post the updates here

Mudcat,

I think they still don't have clear understanding as they didn't separate...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Spoke to officials, they promised to follow up....

Spoke to officials, they promised to follow up. Cancun dealer says that the problem is with the clutch only and that imho doesn't explain why the engine stalls and all the rest. Those guys want more...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Manuel, thanks for your advise! I decided to...

Manuel, thanks for your advise!

I decided to take the bike to Cancun dealer today. New spark plugs didn't help
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Sorry for a late reply, I didn't have internet...

Sorry for a late reply, I didn't have internet connection. I made it to Cancun, but it seems those guys don't work today as they don't pick up the phone.

I will try to change spark plugs myself...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Robert, I will need to make 400 km to Cancun...

Robert,

I will need to make 400 km to Cancun in the morning and will have a definite answer if manipulations with plugs and cables changed anything.

The first picture is swingarm connection,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Thank you, everyone! Rdwalker, pics were VERY...

Thank you, everyone! Rdwalker, pics were VERY helpful, saved me a lot of time. I checked plugs and throttle cables, they were OK. To be on the safe side, changed the air filter. Doing it found a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
gsweave, FlyingFinn, Mudcat Many thanks for...

gsweave, FlyingFinn, Mudcat

Many thanks for replies, guys! Now I will need to do some research in order to understand how to address it as I'm zero lvl mechanic. I will post here the results
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
They did 12k miles service and checked clutch. I...

They did 12k miles service and checked clutch. I didn't have ANY problems with the bike before that. I'll check cables and fuel line, thanks!
Forum: Latin America 12-29-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Veter
Proficient GS mechanic near Cancun NEEDED

As official BMW dealer in Cancun is said to be really bad I'm looking for someone to fix my bike in the close proximity, see the thread...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
1200gs, that dealer is really far from me now

1200gs, that dealer is really far from me now
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,411
Posted By Veter
Need help! Problem with Big GS. Mexico

Hello, everyone! So to cut the story short I've been cruising around Mexico on my 1200gs and decided to have a service check at Mexico City dealer's. Looks like it was a serious mistake as now I have...
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