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    Thumbs up Williams BMW Manchester

    I just want to share my experience with you all after buying a used GS from Williams Manchester back in December from a great down to earth no pressure sales guy Dave (forgot his surname but we shall go with Nut as i think Dave the Nut suits him perfectly). Since then I have been back for the bikes first service, valve clearence check & MOT - I dealt mostly with Stuart who is also a proper good guy and the things he will do for a dark choccy hobnob! (makes me blush just thinking about it).

    I was initially concerned with getting an expensive brand like BMW but I really needn't have worried as the Williams Manchester dealership is more than happy to help with any matter even when I phoned up about the ABS light being on - it turned out that I had deactivated it and only needed to hold the ABS button to reactivate it (what a plonker).

    I am a very happy new member of the "GS wankers" family and at only 38 I have a long GS future ahead of me...

    Keep it upright and I will hopefully see you all out on the road!

    Ray

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    +1 for wiiliams

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Dougherty View Post
    I just want to share my experience with you all after buying a used GS from Williams Manchester back in December from a great down to earth no pressure sales guy Dave (forgot his surname but we shall go with Nut as i think Dave the Nut suits him perfectly). Since then I have been back for the bikes first service, valve clearence check & MOT - I dealt mostly with Stuart who is also a proper good guy and the things he will do for a dark choccy hobnob! (makes me blush just thinking about it).

    I was initially concerned with getting an expensive brand like BMW but I really needn't have worried as the Williams Manchester dealership is more than happy to help with any matter even when I phoned up about the ABS light being on - it turned out that I had deactivated it and only needed to hold the ABS button to reactivate it (what a plonker).

    I am a very happy new member of the "GS wankers" family and at only 38 I have a long GS future ahead of me...

    Keep it upright and I will hopefully see you all out on the road!

    Ray
    Welcome and that ABS light will keep it,s settings if you have that pesky Enduro plug connected, if you do not at the next start the ABS will go back to default setting ON, as with all the other settings, ask me how I know..........

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    I do indeed have the pesky Enduro plug (I had no idea what it did) which is why the ABS stayed off - did you do the same thing I did and call Williams??

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    To give him a last name Dave Foster. I also bought a bike from Dave 3 weeks ago and echo the good work. But.................please don’t forget our SadJim who works in the parts dept and if called upon does some cracking deals.
    Steve

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    I am a very happy new member of the "GS wankers" family and at only 38 I have a long GS future ahead of me...

    Keep it upright and I will hopefully see you all out on the road!

    Ray[/QUOTE]

    Excuse me, we are “ Tossers” NOT Wankers.

    Welcome to the family Ray, enjoy your GS, I meet Dave a few years back when I stupidly thought of trading my 1150 in for a1200, thankfully Dave TALKED me out it it, my GS Is now 15 years young.
    Last edited by alanbmwgs; 07-07-18 at 19:33. Reason: Typo
    The older I get, the faster I was.......... Dodgy Ticker!!!

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