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Old 09-13-2013, 10:04 AM   #10756
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Actually the only one that can tell us something real about the dumper is an '13 owner that either switched to '14 (yes there are such consumer nuts or filthy rich people out there) or a '13 owner that has test-rode a '14 with exactly this test in mind.

Anybody out there?
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Old 09-13-2013, 10:10 AM   #10757
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Actually the only one that can tell us something real about the dumper is an '13 owner that either switched to '14 (yes there are such consumer nuts or filthy rich people out there) or a '13 owner that has test-rode a '14 with exactly this test in mind.

Anybody out there?


.....Or you could read the thread that covers this
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Old 09-13-2013, 10:12 AM   #10758
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So, what do you prefer? Over-torqued Torx or stripped Allen heads?
6 of one, half dozen of the other! I had to drill out the Torx on my rear brake caliper. All the way thru the hub..... MAJOR PUCKER FACTOR- but I got it done
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Old 09-13-2013, 11:20 AM   #10759
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or a '13 owner that has test-rode a '14 with exactly this test in mind.
Or the other way around. But I doubt you'll see much of a difference in normal riding.
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Old 09-13-2013, 02:05 PM   #10760
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Still waiting on my 2014. I'm hoping it doesn't have those ugly white springs!
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Old 09-13-2013, 02:17 PM   #10761
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.....Or you could read the thread that covers this
Where.
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Old 09-13-2013, 03:13 PM   #10762
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There is a guy with a 1600GT that took apart and fixed his switchgear. Since they are similar to those on the GSW, you may want to check that out:

http://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-...h-failure.html

The procedure will undoubtedly void the warranty on the switchgear. If you are not in any kind of a rush, I would just have the dealer replace it under warranty.
Thanks for the information.
Getting to the dealer is a huge hassle so I will probably take a look first. I don't think taking it apart would void the warranty and I'm not sure how they would know anyway. Just a couple of torx screws.
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Old 09-13-2013, 03:41 PM   #10763
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Why faff about with it? Get it warrantied. Nokia obviously had a bad run with Rev 1 switches but the failing switches seem to have been resolved in later (Jul onwards) builds.
Because it's a long ride and a wasted day to take it to the dealer if it's something simple. That's why.
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Old 09-14-2013, 01:26 PM   #10764
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Because it's a long ride and a wasted day to take it to the dealer if it's something simple. That's why.
Turned out to be an unplugged switch that took 10 minutes to fix.
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Old 09-14-2013, 01:31 PM   #10765
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Turned out to be an unplugged switch that took 10 minutes to fix.
Great news! Glad it wasn't anything major.
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Old 09-14-2013, 02:54 PM   #10766
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Turned out to be an unplugged switch that took 10 minutes to fix.
Hmm, any idea where the plug is?
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Old 09-14-2013, 06:19 PM   #10767
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over torqued torx is really hard to say fast, I kinda sorta suspect that not many of 'us' use torque wrenches-whats a good clicky go for these days?
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Old 09-14-2013, 08:43 PM   #10768
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About $80 for a decent one. I found one on Amazon for $40 that I'm happy with.

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Old 09-15-2013, 05:14 PM   #10769
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iphone 5 mount?

Anyone figure out how to mount an iPhone5 to the new GSW?
Looking for a nice clean install or mount that is close to the outlet on the right hand side of the dash. I know RAM has a bunch of stuff, what did you do?
Pics would be great!!
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:13 AM   #10770
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Because it's a long ride and a wasted day to take it to the dealer if it's something simple. That's why.
SO how far away from the dealer are you?

just curious....for me it will be approx 6 hours so I REALLY hope mine doesn't have too many issues.
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