R12GS with ADV tank

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by SQD8R, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Update: the fuel gauge with the GSA tank in place works like it normally did with my previous GS tank. :thumb
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  2. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    I received several PM"s asking me to post a few more (and better) pics. Alas, my SLR digital camera connects via USB 2 and my PC has a USB 1 card, so I had to use my crappy little digital camera.. I hope to soon swap out the USB 1 card for a USB 2..

    The ADV tank makes this bike feel like riding my former 1150RT, but without cramping my knees.. Excellent wind protection, the fuel is carried lower than on the stock tank, and I have noticed no difference in handling or stability.


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  3. GB

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  6. JimVonBaden

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    Sweet, now one more with all your bags on it.

    Looks like a winner in yellow! :thumb

    Jim :brow
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  7. durtrider

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  8. gregbenner

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    Looks very nice. I have only seen one adventure model, would it be correct to day yours looks virtually the same?

    greg
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  9. Emoto

    Emoto Sure, why not?

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    Hey Gadget, you going to make it to the MOA rally in VT this year, so we can see this beastie in person?
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  10. GB

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    The main visual differences between my GSA-L (light) and GSA are:

    black anodized rims and forks, a different rear rack, different color saddles, a different windshield, and tank guards. As for as the tank guards go, I'm still weighing my options. I'm hoping touratech does something similar next year. Plus, there's no GSA in yellow.

    For me, the GSA would have been way too tall, and the only thing I wanted was a bigger gas tank.. Even if I were buying my GS today, I would go this route, than the GSA route. I think the conversion is cheaper than buying a GSA.
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    Sure thing! The MOA National rally is sacred.. I never miss it. Look for me near the advworkshop stand, if it's possible to have bikes near Andrew's vendor tent.
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  12. JimVonBaden

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    There were last year!

    I'll be there too. We should get all the farkled 12GS' together for a group shot!

    Jim :brow
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  13. GB

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    alright.. see you then! you can then see the bike with full luggage and I won't have to load them just to take a picture! :D
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  14. AKBMW

    AKBMW Been here awhile

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    whats the cost of the tank.
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  15. SQD8R

    SQD8R Eat squids and be merry

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  16. Emoto

    Emoto Sure, why not?

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    Excellent! I know Andrew. I will look for you and Jim. I will probably be wearing a FYYFF hat...

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  17. GB

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    SQD: Come on, let's see the final pics! :lurk
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  18. GSDude

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    Anybody have a parts list for this conversion?
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  19. GB

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    SQD8R is compiling the parts list and the how to guide. It's almost ready and will be very helpful.
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  20. SQD8R

    SQD8R Eat squids and be merry

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    It's finished, just waiting for a few 'eyes' to go over it and give me feedback. I'll post it tonight or tomorrow at the latest. Here's the parts list from the Appendix.

    Fuel tank ring wrench -161021<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
    Fuel tank - 16-11-7-676-458<o:p></o:p>
    BMW decal (2) - 51-14-2-291-869<o:p></o:p>
    Gasket – 16-11-7-677-883<o:p></o:p>
    Bracket – 46-63-7-673-255<o:p></o:p>
    Bracket – 46-63-7-673-256<o:p></o:p>
    Adventure right side cover – 46-63-7-699-717<o:p></o:p>
    Adventure Sucking Pump – 16-11-7-694-106<o:p></o:p>
    Bolt (2) – 06-32-7-651-211<o:p></o:p>
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    There are assorted bolts for the trim panels labelled below:<o:p></o:p>
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      • Screw M5X1 (2) – 06-32-7-651-212<o:p></o:p>
      • Screw M5X2 – 06-32-7-657-966<o:p></o:p>
      • Screw (2) – 07-11-9-905-650<o:p></o:p>
      • Rubber (2) – 46-63-7-700-744<o:p></o:p>
      • Rubber Mount (2) – 16-11-7-694-114<o:p></o:p>
      • Nut (3) – 46-63-7-658-638<o:p></o:p>
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    Note:Bracketed numbers indicate a quantity greater than one (1)
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    The list is as complete as possible, I’ve arranged the parts as I see them fitting on the bike. Some parts came without the part numbers attached, specifically the nuts and bolts so some improvisation and guesswork was done in arranging their place in the above guide.