100 THREADS all GS/GSA owners should read.

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by LaurelPerryOnLand, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. scooteraug02

    scooteraug02 Dog Rancher

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    How about: I just replaced my HAL sensor and my bike doesn't run or stops running when it gets warm. What is wrong?

    $2000 spent at BMW dealer, bike still not running







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  2. wjherrick

    wjherrick Long timer

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    ...thank you, thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I have all of these bookmarked......now they are in one place.

    Bill in OR
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  3. LVGS

    LVGS Been here awhile

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    :thumb

    This needs to be a sticky! Thanks for taking the time to do this.
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  4. Craiger

    Craiger Been here awhile

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  5. SR1

    SR1 Back in S. Korea

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    I'll give you props, Laurel and Hardy on Land, you actually did something worthwhile around here. Good idea!

    Not sure if my coil debacle is "top 100" worthy but it does catch people out.
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  6. The Evil Twin

    The Evil Twin Boxer Freak

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    And here I thought I was young for a GS owner! 20's!??! Wow.
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  7. Timthai

    Timthai Never still

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    Since you actually shared this one in a recent post, I can't claim any responsibility for finding it, but it's so interesting and full of creative ideas, I think it should should be in the list!

    Vario Case Modifications

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=643013

    Thanks for putting together an awesome resource!
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  8. trc.rhubarb

    trc.rhubarb ZoomSplat!

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    How about the link I cant find with the part numbers for the updated Cam Chain Tensioners for an r1200gs(a)
    I can't find the parts for anything but have needed for months now. My goggle-fu is weak.
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  9. genka

    genka SUV hater

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    Good idea, but the list is too elaborate and incomplete at the same time. Considering that the total number of topics will be 100, only a few sections would be appropriate. Something along the lines of this:
    1. Buying
    2. Riding
    3. Maintaining
    4. Upgrading
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  10. genka

    genka SUV hater

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    I doubt there is anyone who will make use of all 100 topics. For example, as an owner of 07 bike I don't want to know "14. HOW DO I ADJUST THE VALVES ON MY 10+ DOHC." or "50. HOW DO I REPLACE THE FINAL DRIVE BEARING IN A R1100GS and R1150GS?".
    And I hope it will be a while before I'll need to read "55. AM I TOO OLD TO OWN A GS? WHAT'S THE AVERAGE AGE OF A GS RIDER?" :D
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  11. Tomcat503

    Tomcat503 Usually Just Lurking

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  12. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    :nod The processes are all the same!

    Great thread! A nice compliment to the FAQ!:deal

    Jim :brow
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  13. TXjames

    TXjames High Sider

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  14. rg sw wa.

    rg sw wa. Been here awhile

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    LaurelPerryOn, this is Great. Thanks for a fantastic Christmas present that will just keep on giving !

    Suggestion for a new thread, R1150GS ABS lights flashing.
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  15. Martad00

    Martad00 Adventurer

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    Line the inside with female hook and loop field. Then you can dress the inside with a bunch of maxpedition stuff.
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  16. Sasquatch2112

    Sasquatch2112 Asbestos

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  17. Fipsy

    Fipsy form. gonescratchin

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    How can I fabricate a snorkel to raise the air intake point on a GSA?
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  18. qman8

    qman8 2015 GSA

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    Any demand besides myself for:

    "How do I reduce vibration at the handlebars (or everywhere) on my Hexhead R1200GS?"
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  19. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    A proper valve adjust and throttle body sync helps a LOT. There will, however, always be a small amount of vibration due to the nature of the motor. Some people are more sensitive to it than others and never get past it.

    Jim :brow
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  20. trc.rhubarb

    trc.rhubarb ZoomSplat!

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    http://www.harleydavidson.com

    Pick up one of these for a while and there will be no vibration on the GS :D

    Seriously though, I addeed beemerbuddies and it made all the difference for me in the bars.
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