BMW R1200 Maintenance Video For Sale!!

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by JimVonBaden, Apr 1, 2007.

  1. pro-bassoonist

    pro-bassoonist Been here awhile

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    Joining the chorus (don't tell my fellow orchestra people :), so to speak:

    JVB, thanks. I got the DVD today and watched it tonight. Big props for taking this on. When you do the companion DVD I'm in too (esp. since you're taking on some R1150GS stuff too).

    Nice meeting you (and everyone else who was there) at Morton's Open House last Saturday. I'm looking forward to becoming involved with BMWBMW.
  2. blazer

    blazer Vote Blazer for President

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  3. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    I just checked, yours went out last Thursday. Let me know if you don't get it in the next couple days and I will send out a second one.

    Jim :brow

    PS I double printed one set of labels, so you might actually get two. You were on the edge of the list of 14 doubles.

    PPS If anyone get's two, I would appreciate it if you simply drop it in the mail as "return to sender".

    Thanks,
  4. blazer

    blazer Vote Blazer for President

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    No worries. Everything takes forever to get to the great north. If we send something to Mrs. Blazer's parents in Portland it gets there in 3 days. If they send us something is can take as long as 10.

    It's the price I pay for living in Packer Country!

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  5. Muddpuppy

    Muddpuppy Been here awhile

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    Got mine also. I enjoyed watching it and learning new stuff. I will be waiting for the companion DVD. Thanks for taking the time to produce this DVD.
  6. pastor passum

    pastor passum Reverend Noob

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    From all the kudos I'm looking forward to the CD Jim. Appreciate all the hard work making this.

    Thankx
    Jim
  7. Edder B

    Edder B Meister Poser

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    Money sent. Looking forward to wrenching.
  8. OMGWTF

    OMGWTF Wherever I may roam

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    $ sent. Looking forward to watching :lurk and becoming an R12 master:D
  9. sonic578

    sonic578 Been here awhile

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    DVD arrived in the mail the other day, and I must say it contains quite a bit of useful detail, and the video quality is very good. All operations are clearly visible and nicely narrated. For a guy like myself who is mechanically-willing, but not real experienced, this is just the ticket!

    Looking forward to some 'maintenance' this weekend.

    Thanks again Jim.
  10. dwf

    dwf 2007 R1200GS Adventure

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    Jim--I just sent you the paypal funds. Thanks.
  11. Mr.NiceGuy

    Mr.NiceGuy Live Free or Die

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    I got mine today; It's well thought out, and with useful extra tips. When my bike goes past its warranty period, I won't have any issues with tackling the maintenance tasks now. Good stuff, Jim.

    :clap
  12. HTSRocker

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    Why wait?
  13. JohnHa

    JohnHa Been here awhile

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    Thanks Jim! Looking forward to it.

    -John
  14. AGIRABI

    AGIRABI The World Is Mine

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    Thanks alot for great job, paypal send and also details emailed :thumb
    Can't wait to have it :wings
  15. Mr.NiceGuy

    Mr.NiceGuy Live Free or Die

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    Because I want documentation saying it was dealer serviced until it goes out of warranty. By and large, the bikes have a reputation for reliability, but I don't ever want to worry about a warranty hassle. I know that you can do the work yourself and still be covered (i.e., The Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act), but I want documentation all the same. It helps if you decide to sell. That's why. I will definitely do oil changes and valve adjustments more that recommended though.
  16. TKE

    TKE Rider

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    Just received your DVD and I have a few questions.

    1-The video starts off with a Red GS but the GS that you work on in the DVD is the fast color (Desert Yellow). Question: will the same procedures work on both colors of bikes or were you just experimenting on the yellow one?

    2 - Are the scuff markers that are seen on the valve covers mandatory for the valve adjustment techniques to work properly?

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    Anyway thanks for putting this together. This is a great guide and I can see it replacing the maintenance manual (oh ya I can&#8217;t find a maintenance manual) for the GS.

    Thanks again - great work

    TKE
  17. pedalmike

    pedalmike Horizontally Opposed

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    Thanks for putting this together, Jim. Paypal sent.

    I have an '07 that has the non-servo brakes. Should I not follow your brake bleeding directions?

    Thanks, Mike
  18. GSWayne

    GSWayne Old Guy nOOb

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    Having it dealer serviced won't save you from warranty hassles. BMW NA likes to make you fight for warranty coverage, even on a bike with 1,000 miles on it that had been serviced by the dealer that sold it. So you might as well save some money and do your own work on the bike and be sure it is done carefully.
  19. HTSRocker

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    :nod
  20. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Sorry, the blinding beauty of the RED GS must have you confused! Of course it works on all R1200 series new bikes, but it works best on the RED ones! Scuffs are optional!:deal :D

    Jim :brow