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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 466,579
Posted By pistole
same here. but I wouldn't go so far as to...

same here.

but I wouldn't go so far as to say "damn smooth". :D

smooth would be a japanese 4 cylinder , or the 6 cylinder on the K1600
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,478
Posted By pistole
them are locknuts , not washers !!! :D ...

them are locknuts , not washers !!! :D

argghhhhhhh !!!

love your work
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By pistole
my original rear brake pads lasted 21000 kms...

my original rear brake pads lasted 21000 kms (13000 miles).

replaced with original bmw pads.

all is good.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By pistole
agree. washing your bike is useful on many...

agree.

washing your bike is useful on many levels , not least when you see/notice items which you would never ever have seen before.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 01:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By pistole
The other way round

The other way round
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By pistole
GS (2014) : 24000 kms (ie , 15000 miles). ...

GS (2014) : 24000 kms (ie , 15000 miles).

great bike.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-24-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By pistole
Oh for fecks sakes KTM

Oh for fecks sakes KTM
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,875
Posted By pistole
3 boxes. Big duffel. Tank Bag. Wow

3 boxes. Big duffel. Tank Bag.

Wow
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By pistole
I am 55 kgs (120 lbs) and can relate to your...

I am 55 kgs (120 lbs) and can relate to your feeling about your suspension.

Unfortunately, that's why I didn't want Dynamic ESA. I have front and back TTX ohlins on my gsw specced to my weight.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,261
Posted By pistole
your bikes in the UK suffer abnormally from...

your bikes in the UK suffer abnormally from corrosion.

.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 138,923
Posted By pistole
hoi :D we don't hang about either !!

hoi

:D

we don't hang about either !!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 138,923
Posted By pistole
I get about 8-10K kms on the Nexts with my...

I get about 8-10K kms on the Nexts with my watercooled GS. Usually ridden pretty hard , mainly on-road.

how do you manage 3-4K kms ?

.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 138,923
Posted By pistole
I ride with alot of F800GS riders. that bike...

I ride with alot of F800GS riders.

that bike is scary at high speeds (eg , from 160 to 180 kmh). There is an inherent wobble which occurs at those speeds.

following them from behind , its looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,478
Posted By pistole
Hoi. Amazing stuff there!

Hoi. Amazing stuff there!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,216
Posted By pistole
Rum? hell yeeeeeeeaaahhh

Rum?

hell yeeeeeeeaaahhh
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,216
Posted By pistole
just exchanging views here : if that...

just exchanging views here : if that under-pannier mounted rotopax contained fuel and was sliding down the road , do you think the bike would light up ?

I think so.

as for whether that weight...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,216
Posted By pistole
under the panniers doesn't seem safe ...

under the panniers doesn't seem safe ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,604
Posted By pistole
hi. How much speed did the 1200s need to keep on...

hi. How much speed did the 1200s need to keep on top of the sand ?

don't they just dig in ?

thanks

.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By pistole
Thanks. Quoted for posterity. You still...

Thanks. Quoted for posterity.

You still haven't answered my query.

And good day to u .
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 138,923
Posted By pistole
from reading this forum (which is mainly USA...

from reading this forum (which is mainly USA centric) , I have pretty much concluded that US riders seldom see the speeds which some of us are accustomed to where the rest of us live (eg, Asia ,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,362
Posted By pistole
did you do those "tests" yourself before asking...

did you do those "tests" yourself before asking for (and receiving) a free transmission , which as events then transpired , was not required at all ?

think before answering.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By pistole
great picture. Thanks. notice how the cams...

great picture. Thanks.

notice how the cams run directly in the head without any bearing shells. They're all like this nowadays.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,195
Posted By pistole
:d

:d
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 466,579
Posted By pistole
if its wheel removal which is the objective , its...

if its wheel removal which is the objective , its just too easy to cobble a couple of simple items from any normal toolbox and you're good to go.

no need to waste money buying even more stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,999
Posted By pistole
I leave it pitted. It gets an occasional spray of...

I leave it pitted. It gets an occasional spray of WD40 , if its lucky.

its an adv bike.

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,999
Posted By pistole
that looks like work. too much.

that looks like work.

too much.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 34,999
Posted By pistole
gahahahahahhaha. yeah , they were talking...

gahahahahahhaha.

yeah , they were talking about the connecting bar between the center stand's legs.

not the feet pads themselves ....

Jim must be getting on.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-18-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By pistole
do the cams actuate the valves directly or is...

do the cams actuate the valves directly or is there a follower ?

and worn cams is probably caused by failed surface treatment (as mentioned above), not a leaky airbox
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,478
Posted By pistole
Happening!

Happening!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By pistole
Clutch? Take your hands off the clutch...

Clutch?

Take your hands off the clutch lever completely. Its easy to hold onto the last 5 mm or so and cause slipping.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,213
Posted By pistole
you're a closet BMW rider aren't you ? admit...

you're a closet BMW rider aren't you ?

admit it.

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,195
Posted By pistole
No issues with the stock seat. 1000 kms day rides...

No issues with the stock seat. 1000 kms day rides no problems. I don't get all the seat threads. Your rear end adapts.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,575
Posted By pistole
I just installed a TT Toolbox. Great stuff....

I just installed a TT Toolbox. Great stuff. There's a reason it's plastic and not metal. Doesn't kill the stuff inside from being banged up. I would not buy a metal one
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By pistole
it'll be cool as hell though. And the intake roar...

it'll be cool as hell though. And the intake roar !
Forum: Face plant 05-14-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,862
Posted By pistole
it was Colin Edwards

it was Colin Edwards
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,575
Posted By pistole
+2

+2
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By pistole
You had virtually "no illumination" with the...

You had virtually "no illumination" with the standard LED lamps on Low Beam in a dark tunnel?

throw the bike away.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,746
Posted By pistole
180 ml

180 ml
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,746
Posted By pistole
Buy the one liter bottle of saf xo. Good for...

Buy the one liter bottle of saf xo.

Good for 5 changes.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,746
Posted By pistole
it probably was not changed. you should...

it probably was not changed.

you should query your dealer.
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