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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
ahhh Yes, I see that now. I was too focused...

ahhh
Yes, I see that now.
I was too focused on the starter drive gear.
So Andres circle looks to be correct.


d'milan
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
Two more mentions... If there is a bad batch...

Two more mentions...

If there is a bad batch of engines.... well, that'd not be good.

My thought of the cam chain being ground down by the starter drive gear is probably wrong. In looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
Thanks If it's a moving part that scrubbed...

Thanks

If it's a moving part that scrubbed the rivet heads off the timing chain, appears to me that the gear just to the right of your circle would be the culprit.
It looks to be (in this diagram...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
Glad you're being supplied with another...

Glad you're being supplied with another replacement bike... seems like the only thing for them to do.

I'm curious, and I'm sure some others must be as well, since they didn't allow you to take...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,310
Posted By DMilan
mr magoo Re-read the post... I don't have...

mr magoo

Re-read the post...
I don't have either
I confess it twice
and it doesn't matter, fork tube diameter is the same on each.

I've rented one GSW for a day
I rode 3 / well, one was an...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,310
Posted By DMilan
my .02 Just yesterday the new sofa that I...

my .02

Just yesterday the new sofa that I had ordered arrived at my home.
I asked the guys that carried it upstairs which was heavier the new one , or the thirty year old one that I had them...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,470
Posted By DMilan
Chumley I look forward to your reviews of...

Chumley

I look forward to your reviews of your 2015 GSW when it arrives.
You seem like a guy who calls it like it is.
Willing to bash your own stuff (so to speak), if it deserves it.

I still...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,470
Posted By DMilan
IMO.. surge, as discussed here can be slight or...

IMO.. surge, as discussed here can be slight or not.

On my 2002 RT it was not what I would characterize as slight. Very noticeable.. Never experienced it in any other motor vehicle I've owned. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,470
Posted By DMilan
When you write "surge" I cringe. My very...

When you write "surge" I cringe.

My very first BMW was a 2002 R1150 RT... and it was a horrible surger.
Ruined an other wise fine motorcycle. Not counting of course, the grabby servo assisted...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
Couple questions fellas... So the R/S cam...

Couple questions fellas...

So the R/S cam chain is driven off of a shaft in the transmission.
I didn't know that until I read these cam chain threads.
Seems unusual.
Is that very common?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
As I recall, it was a link within a thread. I...

As I recall, it was a link within a thread.
I don't have it readily available.
Don't even own one of these WC, but I've read a lot about them from the start, good and bad.
Perhaps someone directly...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
Yeah, I hear ya... For me, the GS is the...

Yeah, I hear ya...

For me, the GS is the only game in town.
Well maybe the Triumph Explorer.

Harley, nothing against 'em, doesn't make anything close to what I want to buy. Cruisers, V-rods,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,256
Posted By DMilan
Uhh, Ohhh.. Then, there's the report about the...

Uhh, Ohhh..
Then, there's the report about the other one overseas as well.

Looks like an issue, even if there are only a few reports.
Just wondering if this is part of the noisy engine comments...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By DMilan
On my 24 hr rental with a 2014 GS WC, I found the...

On my 24 hr rental with a 2014 GS WC, I found the above to be accurate.
You could pull in the clutch for many many seconds before shifting from neutral into first and it'd still clunk / jump.

On...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By DMilan
for what it's worth.. I installed an LED...

for what it's worth..

I installed an LED marker light bulb (T5 /T10, don't remember), off Flea Bay, in my 2003 K1200GT Headlight assembly. No Issues, but no Canbus.

I also installed 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,797
Posted By DMilan
I owned a 2011 GSA, had it lowered and kitted...

I owned a 2011 GSA, had it lowered and kitted just as I needed.
If it had cruise control I'd still have it.

Might sound silly to some. For me, electronic cruise control is a necessity these days....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By DMilan
excellent laughing is good for you. that's...

excellent
laughing is good for you.

that's why i ended up keepin the stray cat that kept comin round

he often makes me laugh


he JUST jumped up and blocked my view of the monitor
yappin...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 335,808
Posted By DMilan
a personally know of another of these in my local...

a personally know of another of these in my local area as well.

warped fuel tank, cap gasket would not seal. new tank installed under warranty.
fixed

d'milan
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By DMilan
Fellas, I had a pair of Wunderlich on one of...

Fellas,

I had a pair of Wunderlich on one of my recent BMW.

I think it was my 2011 GSA. Maybe one of the RTs. I've had too many bikes.

Anyway, at that time you could chose from a boat...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 335,808
Posted By DMilan
Cug, That's a pretty good / comprehensive list....

Cug,
That's a pretty good / comprehensive list.
I've been reading too.

Maybe add...

1. Clicking / ticking from de-compression device in R/s head.

2. No start on first crank, no matter how...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By DMilan
Nahhh... relax clearly looks like pitting ...

Nahhh...
relax

clearly looks like pitting

I joke
:lol3
d'milan
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By DMilan
Pretty good GSW Review IMO

Doinkin' around the intranet, thinkin' of whether I really want a GSW, I found this review.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXPJ3aFsutU

This is a non ESA Non traction control bike... like the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By DMilan
Search around here a bit ... Sounds like the...

Search around here a bit ...
Sounds like the de-compression device on one of the the RS Camshafts is probably the culprit.


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=938959&page=4

a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,583
Posted By DMilan
Ahh Haaaaaa! So now i know what you have... ...

Ahh Haaaaaa!

So now i know what you have...

following tradition
guess i gotta get one....
maybe I'll buy yours used, like back in '02

PS... the manufacturer really should rectify this no...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By DMilan
I've got Laminar Lips on both of my K1200GT...

I've got Laminar Lips on both of my K1200GT screens.
IMO they are very effective.

The website pick of the Lip on the GSW is not very attractive.


You got any to post, so we get a better...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,162
Posted By DMilan
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,204
Posted By DMilan
Rich.. 13,14,15 Just place your pre-order for...

Rich.. 13,14,15
Just place your pre-order for the 2016 when you pick up the '15, save some time with all the paperwork..
you lucky dog...

kidding...

d'milan
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By DMilan
There is a bike at a local dealer with this...

There is a bike at a local dealer with this issue.
After a lot of time and effort, tech finally thought he had fixed it.
Came back...

The bike also has a VERY noisy R/H cylinder..

I was told...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By DMilan
There is a bike at a local dealer with this...

There is a bike at a local dealer with this issue.
After a lot of time and effort, tech finally thought he had fixed it.
Came back...

The bike also has a VERY noisy R/H cylinder..

I was told...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,834
Posted By DMilan
You meant 240 right? Down from 245 US Man...

You meant 240 right?
Down from 245 US Man LBS:wink:

d'milan
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 53,608
Posted By DMilan
here's something in writing via a QUICK Google...

here's something in writing via a QUICK Google search

http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=152845

and of course, there's way more

d'milan
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,143
Posted By DMilan
Yeah.. (chuckle audibly) It's no big deal. ...

Yeah.. (chuckle audibly)
It's no big deal.

Sometimes things get heated, folks understandably come to defense of their own, for the most part anyway.
Even modest criticisms can wrankle up into a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By DMilan
Nahh... Too squigley, where the silver meets...

Nahh...
Too squigley, where the silver meets the white...
visually, the bike's already a busy bunch of pieces parts, in my minds eye.
If I get one, I'll simplify it... color match or black out......
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,834
Posted By DMilan
my .02 On my 2003 GT had a Staintune...

my .02

On my 2003 GT had a Staintune installed.
On my 2008 GS there was a Remus when I bought it.
Bought an Akrapovic for something... God I'm getting old... or have had too many bikes. I think...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,143
Posted By DMilan
Makes me think of the Yamaha FJR 1300 history. ...

Makes me think of the Yamaha FJR 1300 history.

Right from the start, always been a fairly well respected bike.
But there were issues that surfaced.

Don't know that much about them, never...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,143
Posted By DMilan
This is one of the design / quality control...

This is one of the design / quality control issues on the GS LC that needs to be addressed.

Quite a few posts with same defect....
Ranks up there with the weeping water pumps and malfunctioning...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 53,608
Posted By DMilan
Boyz... boyz... b nice I watched american...

Boyz... boyz...
b nice

I watched american fight night or whatever it was called last night on network TV
Two things impressed me

1. wow....live ultraviolence on network TV. ... Modern US...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 53,608
Posted By DMilan
Thanks, Rich, Jetspeed and NLS too... I'm...

Thanks, Rich, Jetspeed and NLS too...

I'm still concerned about my ultimate satisfaction with the gearbox..
Such an integral part of the riding experience, for me anyway. And I've already got...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 53,608
Posted By DMilan
Marc, and anybody else that has GSAP. I know...

Marc, and anybody else that has GSAP.

I know it's been asked b-4..
I'd like to hear some more opinions / experiences.

How about when more leisurely throttle is applied.
As in just gaining...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 53,608
Posted By DMilan
Not to initiate conflict... or to belabor the...

Not to initiate conflict...
or to belabor the topic

Just my observations,

I did own 3 different R1200GS + a 2011 R1200GSA
All dry clutches of course, with separate heavier oil for the...
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