GS-911 questions?

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by PineyMountainRacing, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. BMWBOB51

    BMWBOB51 Going slower, but bench race faster :)

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    I just buy a cheap used DELL I7, 8 mb, upgrade to Win 10 and swap out HDD to SSD. In it for $200 and gets the job done.
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  2. CrustyAPO

    CrustyAPO Long timer Super Supporter

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    I second the SSD. I have a Win10 laptop, maxxed out the RAM, and put a SSD in, now it takes 27 seconds from pressing the power button to being ready to go. Way faster than it came from the factory. Plus I wiped out all that Dell "malware" and it runs way better.
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  3. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    OK, I think I’ve figured it out, thank you all very much :lol3 I connected the 911 to the OBD2 port, ran the usb cable to my 12 yo Dell notebook running XP (can’t believe the battery is any good, it’s been in a closet for the last 10).

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    1. you do not need Internet to use the GS-911. I was able to access the entire menu, run my ABS pump and bleed the ABS pump without being on the WWW. I will say that the menus are more “detailed” than when on an iPhone. You get all of your bike’s specific build sheet, showing all options, even my luggage that was added to the bike at the time of sale.
    2. when you start to use the 911 for anything other than reading faults, observing real time data or accessing ECU info, it asks if you want to register that VIN. That’s why mine wasn’t showing my VIN, all I had done was read / clear fault codes.

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    what I did find was a couple lines referencing service intervals. I’ve never seen a service reminder on my ‘17 with 17,000 miles. Next service date Jan 1, 2009? What’s really weird is after you clear faults, those 2 lines disappear. As soon as you run another autoscan, they return. I’ll keep an eye on those numbers and see if they change in the future.

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    Cheers :beer
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  4. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    That 2009 service date is why you never get a service reminder. Mine is set for the same date.
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  5. PineyMountainRacing

    PineyMountainRacing Oops....

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    is there any significance to that date?
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  6. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid! Supporter

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    Not that I am aware of, just a default I suspect.
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  7. alijanah

    alijanah Adventurer

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    Can the GS-911 update the TFT firmware ?
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  8. Ken Oath

    Ken Oath Adventurer

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    ISTA+ for BN2020 or E-Sys.
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  9. AussieRider123

    AussieRider123 Adventurer

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    GS911 doesn't allow updating of any software version of any modules of any bikes.

    ISTA+ or e-sys is required as Ken wrote.
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  10. Tor

    Tor Imported Norwegian

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    I use my iPhone's hotspot to connect. That way I get full functionality even on the road (when I have phone service) To get this set up, you use the WIFI utility to connect to your iPhones hotspot. Take a note of the IP address the iPhone is giving the GS911 (you will see it in your WIFI setup app).

    While you have the GS911 hooked up to your bike, open Safari on your iPhone, type in the IP address in the website address field, and will connect to the GS911 with full service functionality.
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