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Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 53,768
Posted By snakepilot
Thumb Shift Assist Pro.

I had it installed on my 14 GS a couple of months ago at my dealer in Greenville, SC.
I knew what to expect on the upshifts as my HP2S came standard with it. The downshifts are even better!...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 336,157
Posted By snakepilot
Dragon

Hi Shawn!
Nice picture. :clap
Enjoyed meeting you at Fontana Village last weekend.
Hope you had a nice ride back home.
John
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By snakepilot
Thanks to all. As to the price, my dealer told...

Thanks to all.
As to the price, my dealer told me "about $250", but I expect the usual discount, having a long term relationship. Frankly I didn't press the issue as he also told me that there...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By snakepilot
Question Rich, I thought I read in a previous thread...

Rich,
I thought I read in a previous thread that you had let the GSW grommets go when you sold the OEM windscreen. Other folks have swapped the grommets to their aftermarket screens with good...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,346
Posted By snakepilot
Question Sooo... I need to get this straight. Can I use...

Sooo... I need to get this straight. Can I use the grommets from my GSW to install the GSAW windscreen, or do I need to order different (larger?) grommets?
Thanks.
John.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By snakepilot
Question Rich, Would you please expand on that. I have...

Rich,
Would you please expand on that. I have the GSA windscreen on order for my bike and would appreciate more info on the "Fix"required. Also would like to hear the result, wind management, etc....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,154
Posted By snakepilot
Not on my 2014 either. But my KTM 690R does it! ...

Not on my 2014 either. But my KTM 690R does it! :evil

There are several mistakes in the owner's manual. Another is the lever that controls the aim for the headlights, works backwards from what...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,050
Posted By snakepilot
Question Paul, how tall are you?

Paul, how tall are you?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,015
Posted By snakepilot
Laugh Yeah Rich, I was counting on your report! Then I...

Yeah Rich, I was counting on your report! Then I read your earlier post about the delay in the UK. :cry

I am most often lurking in here, but also browse the UK Forum from time to time.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,015
Posted By snakepilot
Question Thanks. I am aware of the other thread but...

Thanks. I am aware of the other thread but neither answers my question.

I am looking for a report from someone that has changed the OEM shield on the GSW to the GSAW OEM shield. I realize that it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,015
Posted By snakepilot
Question Has anyone tried the GSAW screen on the GS? Or,...

Has anyone tried the GSAW screen on the GS?
Or, for those that have traded "up" to the GSA, could you offer a comparison after some use? :ear
TIA
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,615
Posted By snakepilot
Question This is contrary to what the manual on my USA...

This is contrary to what the manual on my USA 2014 GSW says. (page 54 of 4th edition 08/2013 manual) :huh

Headlight adjustment for LED lights:
Horizontal= Neutral position
Vertical= Position...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,615
Posted By snakepilot
Looks waaay too clean to be a GS. :lol3 ...

Looks waaay too clean to be a GS. :lol3

Great pictures. Keep them coming!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Greg, Beautiful bike! I am very happy for you,...

Greg,
Beautiful bike! I am very happy for you, and hope the weather and shoulder allow you to have a great weekend to break in your new GS.
John. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,887
Posted By snakepilot
Andre, Thank you for your thorough explanation....

Andre,
Thank you for your thorough explanation. I agree with your findings, and after 2500 miles find myself using very similar methods.
I too love the bike overall, but the clutch could be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,089
Posted By snakepilot
Ten seconds off... Twenty on. No problem.

Ten seconds off... Twenty on. No problem.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,050
Posted By snakepilot
Thank you for the great pictures, and the gift! ...

Thank you for the great pictures, and the gift! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,089
Posted By snakepilot
BMW small bag. Perfect for my use.

BMW small bag. Perfect for my use.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 336,157
Posted By snakepilot
Thanks! It appears it's just an error in the...

Thanks! It appears it's just an error in the owner's manual. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 336,157
Posted By snakepilot
Page 79 of the US owner's manual, 4th edition...

Page 79 of the US owner's manual, 4th edition 08/2013.
"pre-ride check - Phase one - The pointer of the tachometer and speedometer move to the end stop, then to their starting position." :deal
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 336,157
Posted By snakepilot
Question Do your tach and speedo pointers sweep upon...

Do your tach and speedo pointers sweep upon turning the ignition on?
According to the owner's manual it's supposed to occur as part of the "pre-ride check". My 2014 does not do it, and neither does...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 387,346
Posted By snakepilot
Don't give up Rich. Clearwater's sanity, already...

Don't give up Rich. Clearwater's sanity, already in question, is at stake! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Duffs, Great review and pictures. Thank you...

Duffs,
Great review and pictures. Thank you for taking the time to do so. :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Wicked CW, I agree with what you are saying regarding...

CW,
I agree with what you are saying regarding $$. And I am looking forward to my new bike just as much as everyone, but I have confirmed the production date, and I believe that the dealer's info...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
OK Clearwater... I will stop listening to my...

OK Clearwater... I will stop listening to my dealer. Please let me know when my bike is ready to pick up. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Talking Update

Haven't heard from my dealer about any shipping updates. Maybe I'm not bugging them enough, but it would be interesting to know what your build date is. Also, do you happen to know your "production...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 226,936
Posted By snakepilot
Question Nav. V

Andylaser,

Any news on the release of the Nav.v?

I have a 2014 GSW on the way, and would rather not buy the Nav. Iv if the new one is imminent. And yes, I'm aware there are other options.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Thumb I got a fax Tuesday with the latest info. Status...

I got a fax Tuesday with the latest info. Status 150, in production. Also includes pricing and VIN.

Looks like sarhog will get his first, but the rest of us are not far behind! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Sarhog, Yes, that's the same report that I...

Sarhog,

Yes, that's the same report that I got a copy of on the 8th.
Vehicle Inquiry: Design/MSRP

On that date mine shows Status 112: "scheduled for daily production pack"

It has no...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Guys, My info dates back to the 8th. That's...

Guys,

My info dates back to the 8th. That's the day I placed the order and was given a copy of the dealer status report. The codes that I posted are right out of that sheet of paper.

My dealer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Talking 2014 gsw

Clearwater,
You are right about the changes from last year. At least in the US, it is very confusing at this point as there is no BMW bike "configurator" or any ordering info available to us, even...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 130,083
Posted By snakepilot
Talking 2014 gsw.

Ordered mine on August 8. Status 112 as of last week.

My options are:
Color NA5. Racing Red
ZTG. Technology Package
233. Touring Package
650. Enduro ASC

According to my dealer the only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,050
Posted By snakepilot
Wicked Guys, There are threads for general, for...

Guys,
There are threads for general, for farkles, for problems etc...
This one is about the new upcoming GSA. Can we make an effort to keep it on topic? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 446,050
Posted By snakepilot
Thumb 2014 gsa

I bought the July 3 issue of MCN on my iPad ($2.99)
Short writeup stating what we would all expect. The formula remains the same as with the 1150 and 1200 previous.
Bigger fuel tank, estimated to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,061,154
Posted By snakepilot
. :deal

. :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,652
Posted By snakepilot
I will get one ...V1.5, around October probably. ...

I will get one ...V1.5, around October probably. :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,142
Posted By snakepilot
Thumb Congrats!

Looking forward to your reports. As NLS says ... You write good! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18,446
Views: 2,004,963
Posted By snakepilot
Yes. I have it on my 2012 R.

Yes. I have it on my 2012 R.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18,446
Views: 2,004,963
Posted By snakepilot
Cool2 Thanks to all for the replies. Nippybit, I...

Thanks to all for the replies.

Nippybit, I will probably try that next, or just vent to atmosphere. I had that same setup on my previous bike on a Clark 4.2 gallon tank.

Bartron's "code...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18,446
Views: 2,004,963
Posted By snakepilot
Question Canirestomy

Barman,
I appreciate your reply. In your case, the pinched fuel line was the culprit. I do not have any "kinks" on the line, but following the procedures on Bartron's "code orange" thread to do a...
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