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Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By Nail24
Sorry I didn't see this sooner. The DOHC will end...

Sorry I didn't see this sooner. The DOHC will end up being the best aircooled boxer ever built by BMW IMHO. I have owned and riden oil heads, hex heads and cam heads. Te The cam head is tops. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,792
Posted By Nail24
Hears a basic question. I had TPS on my '08...

Hears a basic question. I had TPS on my '08 R12RT and liked it. If I installed the TP sensors in the wheels of my GS, would it just require a receiver module and a software update to give me the...
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 92,977
Posted By Nail24
I just mounted a set on my GS last Thursday. I...

I just mounted a set on my GS last Thursday. I kow that they will fair well on asphalt. Now I want to do some gravel and see if the tread design really works.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,856
Posted By Nail24
Does anyone have enough off-road use on their...

Does anyone have enough off-road use on their Anakee 3's to tell me how they perform on gravel and forrest service roads? I'm picking up a set for my R12GS DOHC tomorrow. Would like to hear from...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,822
Posted By Nail24
I have the AdvMonster LED's with the control...

I have the AdvMonster LED's with the control module in the photo below. The 2011 GS came with a 4 wire connector which I was only able to use the ground wire to connect to the module. The purple...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,822
Posted By Nail24
+1 on the wash, hang, sleep and wear synthetic...

+1 on the wash, hang, sleep and wear synthetic clothing. Two or three sets will get the job done on a three or four week trip. I've found that most riders pack out with more geat than they'll ever...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,101,822
Posted By Nail24
I'm thinking the additional hp is a by-product of...

I'm thinking the additional hp is a by-product of going water cooled to meet the Euro noise requirements. Is this not possible.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,965
Posted By Nail24
If the OCD side of you needs valve to adjust, buy...

If the OCD side of you needs valve to adjust, buy an old oilhead. I've not heard of any that camhead have needed adjusting up to 20k miles (even the high revving HP2S) to date. Also, I sequience the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By Nail24
Twisted Throttle makes a device that is called...

Twisted Throttle makes a device that is called the Euro Can-Bus Adaptor which allows connectng to the "city lights" (parking lights) without backfeeding to the bike. The P/N 02350 will get you what...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,807
Posted By Nail24
The one on the right has a beak just like the...

The one on the right has a beak just like the bike-don't you think?
http://static.stayontheblack.com/uploads/2012/09/TK2_5171.jpg

On the other hand the Explorer Tiger has two things that I'd...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 939,206
Posted By Nail24
What is the adjustability on thes KYB's?

What is the adjustability on thes KYB's?
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 939,206
Posted By Nail24
Well that explains it. I've never owned a...

Well that explains it. I've never owned a Pacific Rim bike.
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 939,206
Posted By Nail24
I gotta laugh a little. My first Triumph was a...

I gotta laugh a little. My first Triumph was a '73 Tiger. It shook so much the front fender supports broke in the first 100 miles. And I'm not going to get started on the Lucas electrical system. ...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 939,206
Posted By Nail24
My point is, I've not seen any reports on their...

My point is, I've not seen any reports on their (Kabaya) reliability, adjustibility and longevity and want to hear from someone who knows something about it. On this side of the pond, we call it due...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 939,206
Posted By Nail24
No, they are Kayaba 46mm upside down forks, 190mm...

No, they are Kayaba 46mm upside down forks, 190mm travel on the front and Kayaba monoshock with remote oil reservoir, hydraulically adjustable preload, rebound damping adjustment, 194mm rear wheel...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 939,206
Posted By Nail24
OK, I'm lazy as hell. Will someone post a report...

OK, I'm lazy as hell. Will someone post a report on the Chinese suspension that comes oem on this beast. Is Ohlins going to have an aftermarket upgrade on it?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By Nail24
Dimmer Connection on ADVMonster LED

I'm installing the dimmer wHBB on my 2011 R1200GS. Looking to the color code for the wire that turns on the bright light on the bright, dim and flash switch. Does anyone know the wire color code...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,900
Posted By Nail24
Yup, Thermos jugs keep beveridges both hot and...

Yup, Thermos jugs keep beveridges both hot and cold.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Nail24
Adjusting TB's on a DOHC R1200GS

How do you adjust the TB's on the DOHC. I've done it on the oilhead but not the new TB's on the DOHC engine. BTW, I have the GS-911 in the toolbox, also.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By Nail24
Paul, where is the Starter/ Fog Light Relay...

Paul, where is the Starter/ Fog Light Relay plugged in? Is it down under the starter cover?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By Nail24
Thanks Paul. Now all I need to find is a wiring...

Thanks Paul. Now all I need to find is a wiring diagram for the '11 GS. All the ones I've found on the search function are dead ends.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By Nail24
Unknown Connector on '11 R1200GS

Does anyone know what this connector is for on the '11 R12GS? I found it in a blank holder on top of the ECU cover under the fuel tank. There are 4 wires two of which are brown grounding leads. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,716
Posted By Nail24
The Parthenon is crumbling in Athens due to local...

The Parthenon is crumbling in Athens due to local polution and you're telling us to worry about removing the CAT. Too, funny.:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,888
Posted By Nail24
No need to spend the extra $$'s for Mobil 1...

No need to spend the extra $$'s for Mobil 1 V-twin. With a dry clutch you can been just as protected with the standard Mobile 1. No the oil won't break down; but, it will get saturated with all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,716
Posted By Nail24
The R1200GS gets more refined each year. It is...

The R1200GS gets more refined each year. It is good for everything I do except single trail. The DOHC engine is the pinacle for aircooled boxer lovers. I'm owned R1200RT's, F650GS's, R1100S's and...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,912
Posted By Nail24
Do you Aussies have a lemon law. I had a poster...

Do you Aussies have a lemon law. I had a poster on the pelican parts forum get BMW to replace/buy back his HP2Sport for extended shop time. I'm sure Quantas flys daily between Frankfurt and Sidney....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,889
Posted By Nail24
It's not just the DOHC engine. It's the...

It's not just the DOHC engine. It's the transmission, also. I have found the drive train to be much improved over the '08 R1200RT (basically the same as the GS) The shift is much smoother and the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,029
Posted By Nail24
The Pelican top box is as good as it gets. ...

The Pelican top box is as good as it gets.

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll170/nail24/DSC01461.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,535
Posted By Nail24
Great report, Nils. I used to fly military...

Great report, Nils. I used to fly military transports into Joburg in the early during the apartheid years. It was strange to see all the blacks leaving twon berore sundown. I had a black...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By Nail24
Lennie is a stand up guy and has worked to...

Lennie is a stand up guy and has worked to advance the cam timing to achieve the low end performance uprade. You lose a little top end; but, few really hit that part of the performance curve. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,904
Posted By Nail24
I stand up when I don't feel like sitting down. ...

I stand up when I don't feel like sitting down. I call it a butt fluff.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By Nail24
R1200GS Cam Tensioner Not Torqued

I recently picked up a 2011 DOHC GS in Austin, TX. During the ride back to Georgia, I note that I was painting the sidestand and exhaust with oil. I added 1/2 quart of oil enroute. When I got...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,170
Posted By Nail24
Pull the tire off the rim; but before that, give...

Pull the tire off the rim; but before that, give it the tank test. Even a sloooooow leak should show up. If it is the rim stick a tube in it. If it's around the bead clean it and use a little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 158,823
Posted By Nail24
That road was as good as some of the "paved"...

That road was as good as some of the "paved" roads I've been on in New England.:D The camcorder always makes you look 10 pounds heavier and 20 mph faster than you really are. This thread points out...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 158,823
Posted By Nail24
Yup. Not owning a 800GS caused me the confusion....

Yup. Not owning a 800GS caused me the confusion. My 650GS doesn't have the luxury of dual front disks.:D With knobbies, that's an accident looking for a place to happen off-road. Thanks for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-15-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 158,823
Posted By Nail24
I don't see that black tube that crosses the...

I don't see that black tube that crosses the fender on any parts displays. Can someone tell me how that one got there and why?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 158,823
Posted By Nail24
Excellent read. Wow, that was quick with NO...

Excellent read. Wow, that was quick with NO warning. I'm glad you had the forethought to be dressed for the slide. That hard packed gravel is more trecherous than smooth pavement with the impacted...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Nail24
Enter Akrapovic/Remus:D

Enter Akrapovic/Remus:D
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,643
Posted By Nail24
Which dealer?

Which dealer?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By Nail24
Bill, that iphone seems to do just fine as a sub....

Bill, that iphone seems to do just fine as a sub. Is the bike 690cc?
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