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Technical Section => Make / Model Specific Discussions => BMW 1200 LC => Topic started by: greper on September 26, 2015, 07:29:01 pm

Title: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: greper on September 26, 2015, 07:29:01 pm
Hi all, still running in my LC, but have noticed that the gear changes are a little notchy... Is this normal for a new engine and does it smooth out? Appreciate the views.
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: TheBear on September 26, 2015, 08:36:30 pm
Hi all, still running in my LC, but have noticed that the gear changes are a little notchy... Is this normal for a new engine and does it smooth out? Appreciate the views.

The LC gearbox is notchy and that is describing it rather mildly.  It, imho, detracts from an otherwise excellent machine.  They do a software upgrade (if your bike is still running in, it probably already have that) that improves it and it does get better with time, but the LC will never be remembered for its great gearbox.
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: COLES on September 27, 2015, 09:37:41 am
i have owned both the 2013 and 2014 model 1200 L C.
due to the shitty gearbox both where sold and have taken delivery of a GSA 1200 L C 2015 model  .

different bike great gearbox just amazing
 
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: OomD on September 27, 2015, 10:06:13 am
i have owned both the 2013 and 2014 model 1200 L C.
due to the shitty gearbox both where sold and have taken delivery of a GSA 1200 L C 2015 model  .

different bike great gearbox just amazing
 
I wonder if the GSA's gearbox maybe feels different because of the different oil (ala this thread: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=169233.msg3360290#msg3360290 (http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=169233.msg3360290#msg3360290)) ? I'm not aware of changes to the gearbox itself.

I've upgraded from a 2014 LC to the 2015 GSA too, but did not notice any significant difference in the gearbox (or the sound it makes).
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: TheBear on September 27, 2015, 12:26:39 pm
i have owned both the 2013 and 2014 model 1200 L C.
due to the shitty gearbox both where sold and have taken delivery of a GSA 1200 L C 2015 model  .

different bike great gearbox just amazing
 
I wonder if the GSA's gearbox maybe feels different because of the different oil (ala this thread: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=169233.msg3360290#msg3360290 (http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=169233.msg3360290#msg3360290)) ? I'm not aware of changes to the gearbox itself.



+1

Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: TheBear on September 28, 2015, 10:18:45 am
I've upgraded from a 2014 LC to the 2015 GSA too, but did not notice any significant difference in the gearbox (or the sound it makes).

You did what!?  When!?   :ricky:
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: OomD on September 28, 2015, 12:37:17 pm
I've upgraded from a 2014 LC to the 2015 GSA too, but did not notice any significant difference in the gearbox (or the sound it makes).

You did what!?  When!?   :ricky:
:biggrin: Thought I'd slip that one through.  :imaposer:

Picked up last Friday. Alas I was so busy the weekend I did not even put 50km's on! Such a shame.  :xxbah:
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: TheBear on September 28, 2015, 12:44:06 pm
I've upgraded from a 2014 LC to the 2015 GSA too, but did not notice any significant difference in the gearbox (or the sound it makes).

You did what!?  When!?   :ricky:
:biggrin: Thought I'd slip that one through.  :imaposer:

Picked up last Friday. Alas I was so busy the weekend I did not even put 50km's on! Such a shame.  :xxbah:

Lekker man!  Geluk.  Geniet hom geweldig! 
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: OomD on September 28, 2015, 02:44:52 pm
I've upgraded from a 2014 LC to the 2015 GSA too, but did not notice any significant difference in the gearbox (or the sound it makes).

You did what!?  When!?   :ricky:
:biggrin: Thought I'd slip that one through.  :imaposer:

Picked up last Friday. Alas I was so busy the weekend I did not even put 50km's on! Such a shame.  :xxbah:

Lekker man!  Geluk.  Geniet hom geweldig! 
:thumleft:
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: Draadwerk on September 28, 2015, 03:22:04 pm
Die een wat hier op die forum was? En jy se niks nie. Moegoe!!! Geluk!!!!

Waar die pics???
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: OomD on September 28, 2015, 03:28:44 pm
Die een wat hier op die forum was? En jy se niks nie. Moegoe!!! Geluk!!!!

Waar die pics???
:lol8:
Ek's nie te groot op "show 'n tell" nie. Nee dis nie die een wat op die forum te koop was nie, dis 'n olyf groen een van Bavarian af...
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: TheBear on October 01, 2015, 10:25:45 am
Nee!  Nou verstaan ek glad nie.  Jy het gesÍ jy het "upgrade", maar van rooi na groen is mos nie 'n upgrade nie!  Almal weet die rooies is vinniger!   :ricky:
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: OomD on October 01, 2015, 10:41:06 am
Nee!  Nou verstaan ek glad nie.  Jy het gesÍ jy het "upgrade", maar van rooi na groen is mos nie 'n upgrade nie!  Almal weet die rooies is vinniger!   :ricky:
Verseker! Maar ek voel soms is die rooi net te vinnig vir my. Ek ry baie rustiger op die groen...  :lol8:
Title: Re: New 2015 gearbox...
Post by: TheBear on October 01, 2015, 10:56:17 am
Nee!  Nou verstaan ek glad nie.  Jy het gesÍ jy het "upgrade", maar van rooi na groen is mos nie 'n upgrade nie!  Almal weet die rooies is vinniger!   :ricky:
Verseker! Maar ek voel soms is die rooi net te vinnig vir my. Ek ry baie rustiger op die groen...  :lol8:

Ag ja.  Die ouderdom vang ons almal ....   :ricky: