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Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,283
Posted By GP1200
First time looking at this thread. Has the OP...

First time looking at this thread. Has the OP gone to a motorcycle show lately ?
I sat on each and every enduro and enduro wanna be and let me tell you there are a lot of cheap looking bikes out...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,914
Posted By GP1200
Can't say that's ever happened to me. Purposely...

Can't say that's ever happened to me. Purposely cutting off a motorcycle is kind of illegal and dangerous. A car can be used as a weapon. If someone did that to me I'd casually scrape by him and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,914
Posted By GP1200
I don't understand how bright lights will confuse...

I don't understand how bright lights will confuse and make the caged drive aggressively ? Does that mean they'll try to hit you?
I noticed an immediate increase in attention from cagers when I put...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,988
Posted By GP1200
True for the models that have waiting lists. Not...

True for the models that have waiting lists. Not true for all the models. You can buy a California any time you like.
Porsche is much better value . You can actually park them on the street without...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,454
Posted By GP1200
I would best describe the throttle on most modern...

I would best describe the throttle on most modern BMW's as "chugging" You know when a train starts off in the station and it's bouncing back and forth ever so slightly. It's been on all my 6 bikes to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By GP1200
haha. So true. When they say that translation is...

haha. So true. When they say that translation is "please get out of my dealership, I don't want to deal with difficult warranty issues" I have been told by former Motorrad employees that head office...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,090
Posted By GP1200
+1. Other accessory companies should strive to be...

+1. Other accessory companies should strive to be as good as Clearwater. You can always reach someone and they respond promptly, even after hours. I'm happy to pay more for that kind of service and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 178,000
Posted By GP1200
Well, you voted with your feet and wallet . The...

Well, you voted with your feet and wallet . The worst thing a company can do is ignore someone. And look, they lost the opportunity to sell you a replacement set. Hoping someone will go away by...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 178,000
Posted By GP1200
"A little update on this. Long story short I...

"A little update on this. Long story short I wrecked the bike. During the wreck the bags came back in contact with the final drive and/or more damage from rocks/ trees causing even more damage. I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,088
Posted By GP1200
You don't seem to love much of anything, do ya ? ...

You don't seem to love much of anything, do ya ?
Why don't you change your name to "seagull" .You know, the birds that show up , make a lot of noise, crap on everything, really annoying?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By GP1200
Go to Skene Designs website and they show how to...

Go to Skene Designs website and they show how to wire into the new GS for their modulating lights. Probably applies to most .
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,348
Posted By GP1200
+1 on that. The best thing you can do for your...

+1 on that. The best thing you can do for your safety is buy some bright led driving lights and some modulating rear LED's. They make a huge difference in being seen by lazy eyed cagers.
As for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By GP1200
"With the USA being BMW Motorrad's second largest...

"With the USA being BMW Motorrad's second largest market (Germany's first), you can bet your ass that Hans and Fritz wake up every morning and check out what's new with the EPA."

I worked for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By GP1200
I can see the German's sitting in a meeting and...

I can see the German's sitting in a meeting and Klaus say's "hey Fritz, let's design something that makes the EPA in America happy even though it's not mandated"
LOL
Sorry buddy, after reading...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By GP1200
Heh heh. I don't think "many believe" is any...

Heh heh. I don't think "many believe" is any evidence either. Honda started the trend to smoothen the torque curve throughout the range and BMW followed . I researched it before I removed the flap...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By GP1200
You haven't mentioned the bike you modified. Mine...

You haven't mentioned the bike you modified. Mine was a 2010 Camhead with full Remus, flap eliminator and KN filter. Ran very very poorly until Techlusion EFI piggyback module was added. Major...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,161
Posted By GP1200
The exhaust valve is designed to actually give...

The exhaust valve is designed to actually give you more even torque throughout the rpm range. Running without the exhaust valve and cat is going to make your bike run very crappy. It's already lean...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,828
Views: 754,064
Posted By GP1200
I like how they call it a secret storage...

I like how they call it a secret storage compartment. I think the secret is out. Not that a biker would pilfer from another. That gives you a ticket straight to Hell.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,414
Posted By GP1200
Travelling alone on the road with all it's stress...

Travelling alone on the road with all it's stress and loneliness , I wouldn't be surprised he's had a few snorts of the distilled numbing agent. Haven't met the guy but I know anyone who boasts...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,898
Posted By GP1200
Yes indeed kiddies, we should all check our...

Yes indeed kiddies, we should all check our testosterone levels after fifty. Otherwise everything that comes out of our pie holes sounds like "rabble,rabble, rabble you're all a bunch of dumb-asses."...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,898
Posted By GP1200
Eek Sometimes when you become a really crusty old...

Sometimes when you become a really crusty old man, testosterone can help. This is not directed at anyone in particular, just a fun fact for the day :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,898
Posted By GP1200
For the dead midgets after midget tossing at the...

For the dead midgets after midget tossing at the pub.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,708
Posted By GP1200
Dry clutch set up of my 2010 GSA went a smooth...

Dry clutch set up of my 2010 GSA went a smooth snick snick snick. "New and improved " 2014 GSA goes clunk clunk clunk. It's a shame. I'm thinking instead of starting from scratch they took an...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By GP1200
Sorry, had to correct the Trolls and got off...

Sorry, had to correct the Trolls and got off topic. Check out ADVMonster for a wiring harness. You can even add a dimmer to it which may be mandatory if it's too bright at night. It's very simple. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By GP1200
If it has nothing to do with it, then why does...

If it has nothing to do with it, then why does every manufacturer of every electrical farkle mention CANBUS when they describe their BMW compatibility ?
They don't say "ECM amperage compatible" or...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,887
Posted By GP1200
I agree. Or any really bright LED fogs. They do...

I agree. Or any really bright LED fogs. They do make a big difference in being seen. The stock headlamp is pathetic and you just blend into the asphalt for most cagers. I'm amazed that DOT allows...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By GP1200
I thought about the same thing. Raising the seat...

I thought about the same thing. Raising the seat causes other ergonomic problems, mostly the windshield height. The Iliums seem to have the greatest lowering capability of all the aftermarket pegs. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By GP1200
Silly man, you think you can just tap into the...

Silly man, you think you can just tap into the voodoo CANBUS system and be done with it !!! ??? Muuwhahaha ! Do not disrespect the fatherland with such a feeble attempt. Most CANBUS friendly...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,582
Posted By GP1200
Same here but it seems to have resolved after...

Same here but it seems to have resolved after break in. The dealer said the K1600GT's had the same issue and they put out a software cold start optimization solution. He suspects they'll do the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,491
Posted By GP1200
No chirps on mine, just two flashes of the turn...

No chirps on mine, just two flashes of the turn signals. You want to see it work just shake the bike a bit. It'll give you several warning beeps and then wake the neighbourhood.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,233
Posted By GP1200
Good luck. BMW NA "customer service" ( now...

Good luck. BMW NA "customer service" ( now there's an oxymoron) uses the dealer as a buffer between them and you. You won't get to talk with the guy that makes the decision. The dealer then states...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,824
Posted By GP1200
Every little bit counts but the true danger to...

Every little bit counts but the true danger to the earth are developing nations who didn't learn a damn thing from a huge mistake in our history called the "Industrial Revolution "where it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,824
Posted By GP1200
I actually bought a Remus Hexagone Titanium for...

I actually bought a Remus Hexagone Titanium for my 2010 Camhead GSA because it was quieter than stock ! The stock one had an awful loud drone to it. There are proponents of louder is safer, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,316
Posted By GP1200
I agree. I went on a 3000 mile ride on my 14 GSA...

I agree. I went on a 3000 mile ride on my 14 GSA and the stock seat is good. My 2010 GSA seat was awful. That being said, I put mine on hi/ low and feel if you're going to dish out $400 for a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,316
Posted By GP1200
Fargin Bastages ! I asked these guys several...

Fargin Bastages ! I asked these guys several times if they correct the slope into the tank and they said emphatically "yes" Their website also claims this. Why go to the trouble designing a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,672
Posted By GP1200
Sometimes when you have a real pain in the ass...

Sometimes when you have a real pain in the ass wife, the only solution is to get a new one.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By GP1200
I had a 2012 RT, a Camhead GSA and now a 2014...

I had a 2012 RT, a Camhead GSA and now a 2014 GSA. The RT was too small and the new GSA is more cramped than the Camhead, but I'd never give up the cruise control. Cruise and highway pegs and I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,516
Posted By GP1200
Not insulted at all. Your implication that the...

Not insulted at all. Your implication that the reason people are cutting me off and running through red lights is due to me "doing something wrong" is rather daft. Just saying.

That being said,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 54,077
Posted By GP1200
Rabble rabble rabble !! The whole world is...

Rabble rabble rabble !! The whole world is incompetent and sucks to high Hell.
Krusty the clown.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,090
Posted By GP1200
I've been waiting over a month for a harness from...

I've been waiting over a month for a harness from Clearwater to integrate my Krista's onto my new GSA WC. I told them I don't need the things to be able to launch nukes from my turn signals, just to...
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