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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,372
Posted By nsx
Yes. I already have Ohlins forks (2), shocks (2),...

Yes. I already have Ohlins forks (2), shocks (2), Penske shocks (2). Penske weren't available. Didn't want more Ohlins.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,372
Posted By nsx
Thanks so much. I have a new triple adjustable...

Thanks so much. I have a new triple adjustable Wilbers here and can't install it.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,372
Posted By nsx
Rear shock bolt and tool sizes

What size torx is required to remove the rear shock. I have a set up to 50 and it's bigger than that. A 55 maybe? I need to know what to buy. The one required for the shift lever looks to be even...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,605
Posted By nsx
They told me it would be available later this...

They told me it would be available later this year.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,274
Posted By nsx
When I talked to Ted porter, he said YSS was...

When I talked to Ted porter, he said YSS was started by someone from Wilbur's, and that they were comparable quality at lower cost. I would ask him about them. Would like to know what he says.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,663
Posted By nsx
Now I'm wondering if my dealer gave me the right...

Now I'm wondering if my dealer gave me the right info.

Vessel: OOCL ANTWERP
VAB No.: G8043
Container No.: HASU4307291

Aviatordoc, can you tell me if this is the right ship?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,663
Posted By nsx
Your dealer is ignorant. Sad.

Your dealer is ignorant. Sad.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,663
Posted By nsx
I was given the ship name and container #. I...

I was given the ship name and container #. I found a site to track the ship by doing a search using the ship's name, but that didn't work with the container number. So how is it done?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By nsx
Thanks, that's what I needed. The 2012 is what is...

Thanks, that's what I needed. The 2012 is what is confusing on their website.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By nsx
Do you have the part number so I can be sure to...

Do you have the part number so I can be sure to order the right ones? Do you like them? Some don't. I wish I could try them before buying, but that's not possible. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By nsx
part number for GSW pivot pegs

I have read that the new GS uses a different peg than the previous GS, but can't find this info on the pivotpeg site. I'm trying to find out exactly what to ask my dealer to order (he's giving me a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,891
Posted By nsx
The MSRP is $658. Would you buy it again? Have...

The MSRP is $658. Would you buy it again? Have people had any problems that you know of? You said it's not so great under low power, so it's best when riding agressively? How about moderately?

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,891
Posted By nsx
Yeah, if anything goes wrong with the...

Yeah, if anything goes wrong with the transmission, it's your fault.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,891
Posted By nsx
 No assist for gearshifts is provided under the...

 No assist for gearshifts is provided under the following conditions:
o Shifting with the clutch disengaged
o Upshifts with the throttle closed (coasting) or when decelerating o The shift lever is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,891
Posted By nsx
Parts information bulletin 71-02-2014 (003) has...

Parts information bulletin 71-02-2014 (003) has US pricing ($658), installation and operating instructions (using at high rpm NOT recommended), and pictures. Says once installed, cannot be removed....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 276,225
Posted By nsx
There don't seem to be any good options for the...

There don't seem to be any good options for the new 1200 bikes. Highway Dirt Bikes doesn't offer anything.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 276,225
Posted By nsx
In some cases, the aftermarket has better (and...

In some cases, the aftermarket has better (and less expensive) accessories for the BMW than BMW does. I wanted to see what was available before buying. Also, aren't the bmw guards plastic? Fine if...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 276,225
Posted By nsx
Maybe that's why the only handguards I can find...

Maybe that's why the only handguards I can find are attachments to the bmw guards.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 276,225
Posted By nsx
Hand Guards

I sent a request to a highly regarded (on advrider) maker of handguards for info on what they made for the new 1200GS, and got this response.

"We do not support the 1200GS, the layout of the bars...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Hello John, As Oldobi said, it's nice to...

Hello John,

As Oldobi said, it's nice to hear from you again, although the news of your bearing failures has me running scared.
Your good news is there may be progress on the new inlet project....
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Were you given a price for a 950 engine?

Were you given a price for a 950 engine?
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Has anyone tried to contact them? About six...

Has anyone tried to contact them? About six months ago I tried to talk to someone about the possibility of buying a new intake for my 950 and no one would return my calls. I talked to a woman about...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
I have been waiting years for this and it seems...

I have been waiting years for this and it seems as if it will be more years before it is available, if ever.

Thanks for the response. It keeps my hopes up, sort of. Wish John would post something.
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Inlet manifold

Has there been any progress? Can I buy one of the manifolds?
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26,320
Views: 3,455,545
Posted By nsx
Gas cap reassembly question

So what should the position of the key slot relative to the lugs inside the cap be? So I can do it right the first time. I had trouble getting that pin out. Once is enough.

Thanks for the write-up.
Forum: Beasts 12-28-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
I can email the info to you, but I don't know how...

I can email the info to you, but I don't know how to attach it so it can be viewed here.
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
I have a 950 Motard, titled a '06 but was made...

I have a 950 Motard, titled a '06 but was made before that. With it I got a factory brochure showing the specifications for the three versions of the 950. Supposedly the Motard has less suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26,320
Views: 3,455,545
Posted By nsx
Is there a write up somewhere telling how to...

Is there a write up somewhere telling how to inspect these (washers/cups) to see if they are cracked or broken? Are they hard to replace?
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Thanks. You will probably be interested in this...

Thanks. You will probably be interested in this info from a VERY helpful gentleman in Sweden.

"I got your email through US Highland and will try to help you from a snowy sweden. Rollox nowadays...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Clutch cable replacement

Does anyone know if the Highland clutch cable is the same as used on any other motorcycle? Has anyone had a custom cable made?
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
"Amazingly - the engine starts and runs sweetly...

"Amazingly - the engine starts and runs sweetly without shakes and misfiring.."

That IS amazing! Better than my fuel injection, but at least I can ride mine. Since the dual throttle body...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Yes, the KTM triple works. A KTM expert looked at...

Yes, the KTM triple works. A KTM expert looked at the Highland and said the forks are identical to what KTM uses.

I really want to find a dual inlet system like John in Leeds uses and was...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
That is the project I mean. Is it still...

That is the project I mean. Is it still progressing? I consider my Highland almost unridable in it's current stock condition. I still think it would be a great motorcycle if it would run close to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26,320
Views: 3,455,545
Posted By nsx
IMS tank

I finally ran out of gas with my 5 gallon IMS tank (06 SM). I thought I had more than enough gas to get to the station, but when I filled up it only took 4.24 gallons. I have read that others have...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
John, aren't you going to tell us about this?

John, aren't you going to tell us about this?
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Is this project dead (dual inlet conversions)? ...

Is this project dead (dual inlet conversions)? Even one that's not a straight bolt on?
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Olli, no one has responded, so I guess we're out...

Olli, no one has responded, so I guess we're out of luck. I'm attempting to reconnect the wiring behind the windscreen, and there are two 9 pin connectors that will both connect to each other. ...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Wiring Diagram

Does anyone have a copy of a wiring diagram they could send me? I'm assuming there is no service manual available, but if I'm wrong I would like to buy one.

Thanks for any help.

Robert
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
I found that in my searching, but it was sold...

I found that in my searching, but it was sold three months ago. Thanks for trying.
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 200,112
Posted By nsx
Need lower triple clamp

The lower triple clamp on my Motard is twisted and supposedly not repairable, so I'm badly in need of a replacement. The guy repairing the bike says the part # on part is 590.01.031.120. Can anyone...
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