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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By pistole
klr

klr
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By pistole
a short piece on how this was resolved would be...

a short piece on how this was resolved would be nice though.

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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,071
Posted By pistole
on small backroads which we ride alot over here,...

on small backroads which we ride alot over here, sportbikes are left for dead by us on our GSs.

its not even close. And we're having a ton of fun whilst doing it compared to Mr Power Ranger who's...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 01:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,059
Posted By pistole
is BMW unique in its quest to lower costs , seek...

is BMW unique in its quest to lower costs , seek cheaper production methods and locations ?

hardly.

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By pistole
clutch. .

clutch.

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,504
Posted By pistole
its Hear Hear. not Here Here. and any...

its Hear Hear.

not Here Here.

and any oil meeting the manufacturer's specs will do , changed at regular intervals (as mentioned above) .

Your engine will last a long time (or in the case of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 134,492
Posted By pistole
you are right , Sir. Am from Asia and my FE450 is...

you are right , Sir. Am from Asia and my FE450 is road legal.

Apparently , its part of a package of "restrictors" , made up of :

(a) that air-restrictor cap (in that picture),
(b) the O2...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 134,492
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/DSC_1660_zps8bd224f2.jpg

this part was under the air filter on my 2014 Husaberg FE450 (aka KTM 450 XCW).

its a restrictor of some sort ?
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,824
Posted By pistole
get a 2nd hand engine. don't bother...

get a 2nd hand engine.

don't bother rebuilding it.
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,504
Posted By pistole
I did read it. the specs are there : ...

I did read it.

the specs are there :

SAE 5W-40 API SL/ JASO MA2

what is the problem ?

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Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,162
Posted By pistole
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3t7mgidINQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3t7mgidINQ
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,504
Posted By pistole
sorry , but what is the difficulty with following...

sorry , but what is the difficulty with following the manufacturer's recommendation as far as oil is concerned when you don't have a "definitive answer" ?

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By pistole
screw is in front , near the clutch rod fulcrum. ...

screw is in front , near the clutch rod fulcrum.

look from below.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By pistole
since the batt is draining even with the ignition...

since the batt is draining even with the ignition off , the shop should hook up an ammeter. Note the leakage.

then start disconnecting stuff to see when the leakage stops.

my guess would be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,954
Posted By pistole
I had my GTR (aka Concours) alongside my...

I had my GTR (aka Concours) alongside my watercooled GS for a while in the garage.

back to back , the GTR was very wanting in the handling department. Heavy (far too much weight) and fast...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,338
Posted By pistole
my engine quitting was in ROAD mode. happens...

my engine quitting was in ROAD mode.

happens so rarely (to my bike) that I don't really pay attention anymore
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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/IMG-20140619-WA0119_zps4fe1cd47.jpg

Just got the smaller brother, FE450

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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,849
Posted By pistole
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtaus...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/changtausian/IMG-20140619-WA0119_zps4fe1cd47.jpg

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just picked this FE450 up a couple of days ago . We're almost brothers save for the linkage'ed rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By pistole
good trip. Please share your photos. .

good trip. Please share your photos.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,897
Posted By pistole
and we have a winner. .

and we have a winner.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By pistole
Husaberg FE450 : useful mods ?

yo.

usually spend time over at the GS Boxers section (water gs).

just picked up a new Husaberg 25th Anniversary Edition FE450.

just a couple of quick questions :

1. its basically a KTM450...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,897
Posted By pistole
1)Is it really worth the premium (yes, I know...

1)Is it really worth the premium (yes, I know most of you decided so, but I’d like to hear if you would do it again.)

- yeah. Best bike owned , so far. The handling is sublime.

2)Does that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,099
Posted By pistole
the man is 73 and riding . he can g'damn wax...

the man is 73 and riding .

he can g'damn wax it if he wants to.

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Forum: Asia 06-19-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By pistole
Start a FaceBook page. See how many people you...

Start a FaceBook page. See how many people you can get riled up.

and then link it to BMW Ag and BMW SEA

its all about numbers but if as you say , all the other players are there in Vietnam...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By pistole
a couple of people have reported strange Dynamic...

a couple of people have reported strange Dynamic ESA faults on the UK forum

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,867
Posted By pistole
he's talking about the valve after the cat on the...

he's talking about the valve after the cat on the exhaust.

Not the exhaust valve on the engine.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 339,171
Posted By pistole
good test . TQ for sharing. .

good test . TQ for sharing.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,995
Posted By pistole
yeah. I have been down offroad on my Hepcos as...

yeah. I have been down offroad on my Hepcos as well. They work.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,934
Posted By pistole
too much electronics. 19 inch front wheel. ...

too much electronics.

19 inch front wheel.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,135
Posted By pistole
can you imagine if BMW made the electronics for...

can you imagine if BMW made the electronics for the F16 ....

F16 : Tower , please be advised all my buttons don't work. Over

Tower : have you got an ice pack ? Over

F16 : Ice Pack ? No Ice...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By pistole
same noise upon startup , but not 2-3 seconds. ...

same noise upon startup , but not 2-3 seconds.

on my bike , the sound dissipates within you saying ONE THOUSAND

2 - 3 seconds : ONE THOUSAND , TWO THOUSAND , THREE THOUSAND : is alot

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,185
Posted By pistole
bravo, what happened to your k1600 ? and...

bravo, what happened to your k1600 ?

and welcome

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,928
Posted By pistole
the gear shift shaft is tapped to accept a small...

the gear shift shaft is tapped to accept a small bolt for the QS.

and there is a capped plug for the QS as well tied near the back of the shift lever.

the frame thing is not indicative , imho ,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 185,360
Posted By pistole
thanks for that. logically , would the...

thanks for that.

logically , would the rider need to "start" the TracBack function for the "recording" to begin ?

or its like a constant loop thing that runs in the background irrespective of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,929
Views: 185,360
Posted By pistole
does anyone know how the backtrack function works...

does anyone know how the backtrack function works and how to activate/deactivate it ?

thanks.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By pistole
hi . Nice. I have the 45 liters ones on my water...

hi . Nice. I have the 45 liters ones on my water GS.

where are the locks ?

and do your latches close easily ? Mine needs a "technique" to shut.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,238
Posted By pistole
is your vehicle's insurance still valid with that...

is your vehicle's insurance still valid with that on your bike ?

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By pistole
my former FLSTC had very loud open Phyton pipes. ...

my former FLSTC had very loud open Phyton pipes.

they help alot when filtering , ie , getting other motorists to pay attention and make some space for us.

as for the "sound only goes backwards"...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,928
Posted By pistole
the OP is asking about differences between the 13...

the OP is asking about differences between the 13 and 14 GS.

he's not asking about the GSA.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By pistole
smooth power delivery ? How are you using the...

smooth power delivery ? How are you using the throttle ? Are you stuck in rain mode ? Can you lift the front wheel with the throttle alone ?

if my gs accelerated "smooth like a car" , it would be...
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