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    2011 R1200GSA - Replacing Aux Lights

    I am planning to swap the BMW Stock Aux lights with PIAA 1100x.

    If I use the stock wiring instead of the PIAA harness am I likely to run into canbus issues??

    The stock aux lights are H11 55w...
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    I tried several H11 bulbs in the the stock aux...

    I tried several H11 bulbs in the the stock aux lights - I havent found any that get close to PIAA 1100,s. I'm going back to the idea of switching the stock aux lights for the 1100's.

    Since the...
  3. I will be on my R1200GSA and Kathy will be on her...

    I will be on my R1200GSA and Kathy will be on her R1200GS, we will be riding as a team. We are looking forward to it.

    I think Santa will be bringing me a Zumo 665 to go alongside the existing...
  4. Hey D-Mac I look forward to meeting you on the...

    Hey D-Mac

    I look forward to meeting you on the Rally - my wife and I were also selected (each riding our own bike).

    Roger
  5. I ordered the one for my wife's factory lowered...

    I ordered the one for my wife's factory lowered R1200GS - it worked fine.
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    Any changes to 2011 R1200GSA??

    Hi:

    Anyone know if there are changes to the 2011 R1200GSA (compared to the 2010)?

    Roger
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    I was quite happy about running at BMW...

    I was quite happy about running at BMW recommended pressures - until I bought new tires at the Redmond rally.

    The first Metzler rep I spoke to said "run the tires at maximum rated pressure" - I...
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    :rofl Good one

    :rofl Good one
  9. Thread: Well, I break!

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    We rang Tourances from Florida to Whitehorse...

    We rang Tourances from Florida to Whitehorse (Yukon), then switched to TKC80's and rode them to Prudhoe bay and back, with detours, probably about 2800 miles, that was pushing the limits of the...
  10. Thread: Well, I break!

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    My wife and I put TKC80's on our R1200GS's for...

    My wife and I put TKC80's on our R1200GS's for trips to Pruhoe Bay and Inuvik,

    On the first trip, the splash guard at the back of my wife's the rear tire got caught on one of knobs and it turned...
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    Just rode from Flrida to Michigan and back. I was...

    Just rode from Flrida to Michigan and back. I was on my 2007 R1200GSA and my wife was riding her brand new 2010 R1200GS.

    2007 R1200GSA overall consumption = 37.3 mpg
    2010 R1200GS overall...
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    iPhone / Android access

    Hi:
    Have you considered Tapatalk? (or similar)
    I have added this to a VBulletin based forum that I run (very simple mod) and it makes smart phone access much more user friendly.
    Just my $0,02...
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    Confused...... Do you mean the additional spot...

    Confused...... Do you mean the additional spot lamps fitted to the Adv?

    Thanks

    Roger
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    R1200GS ADV - replacing stock lamps?

    I would appreciate some advice, I want to remove the stock lights on the adventure and replace them with PIAA's (not HIDS's, I already added those).

    I want to unplug the stock lights and do a...
  15. Thanks for the help guys - ordered the Ilium...

    Thanks for the help guys - ordered the Ilium version today.

    Roger
  16. Sidestand foot enlarger '10 R1200GSA Low version

    Hi
    Does anyone know of a sidestand foot enlarger to fit a 2010 R1200GS LOW version?
    Every one I have seen advertised specifically excluded the factory low model. I promised to buy one for my wife...
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    I have the Thruxton version, it's a fun bike at a...

    I have the Thruxton version, it's a fun bike at a good price. Coudn't be happier with it.

    Roger
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    Well, my wife decided to trade her F800GS for a...

    Well, my wife decided to trade her F800GS for a low frame R1200GS, so that is the end of the stalling saga for us :clap:groovy
  19. Thread: Recall List

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    I was thinking more along the lines of any member...

    I was thinking more along the lines of any member who has work done on his bike under a campaign or recall could report it for the benefit of the rest of us.

    The information exists for some bikes,...
  20. Thread: Recall List

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    The NHTSA only has safety related issues, as far...

    The NHTSA only has safety related issues, as far as I know. Where would I find out, for example, that there is a new firmware release, or that the the sidecases need to be fitted with a vent?


    ...
  21. Thread: Recall List

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    Recall List

    Sorry if this has been rasied before, but....

    I think this site needs an "official" moderated section with a list of BMW Recalls and campaigns for each model.

    As far as I know there is no...
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    I changed the shocks on my wife's 1200GS for the...

    I changed the shocks on my wife's 1200GS for the "Short" Olin shocks, one thing to watch out for it that the Olins are just under an inch shorter, but in her case the Olins did not compress as much...
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    I have used one on my 2007 R1200GSA for about...

    I have used one on my 2007 R1200GSA for about 40,000 miles. The problem with the GSA/Kaoko is that the throttle spring is very strong and I really have to tighten the Kaoko to stop the throttle...
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    Progress

    Some progress, the dealer changed the throttle bodies and reflashed the computer as advised by BMW NA.
    He then used it for two days without problem, but on day three it stalled on him.
    At least the...
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    Thanks Grasslander I have a full system....

    Thanks Grasslander

    I have a full system. Header and Titanium Power Cone. No core to pull as far as I can see.

    Roger
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