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Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,180
Posted By BTBR
I was about 10' away, no steet lights, complete...

I was about 10' away, no steet lights, complete darkness. With the std setup you just be able to see this faint semi-circle above the beam pattern.

Then with the HID unit fitted this will become...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2007, 12:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,180
Posted By BTBR
While I agree with nearly all that you say, I...

While I agree with nearly all that you say, I would add that the problem as I have witnessed is the carry over of light, over and above the beam pattern.

Like I said before, unlike the 1150...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2007, 12:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,180
Posted By BTBR
This is the legal spin on it in the UK:- In...

This is the legal spin on it in the UK:-

In the Department's view it is not legal to sell or use after market HID lighting kits, for converting conventional Halogen headlamps to HID Xenon. If a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,180
Posted By BTBR
The one thing that I have noticed about the 1200...

The one thing that I have noticed about the 1200 headlight is that there is no specific cut off to the headlight pattern, like there was with the 1150 for example.

Looking at the beam pattern...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,180
Posted By BTBR
Actually I have, to the point where I have now...

Actually I have, to the point where I have now removed the HID and gone back to normal bulbs on my 1200GS.

To be honest I have a number of issues with HID that I do not like to be honest.

In...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,147
Posted By BTBR
I always put them under the tank out of harms way.

I always put them under the tank out of harms way.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2007, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By BTBR
No problems, they look even better now I have...

No problems, they look even better now I have sprayed them black. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By BTBR
Although they are not in your line of sight, the...

Although they are not in your line of sight, the alloy plates can be seen via the hole in the side panels, not an issue though.

Look worse (if thats the right way to describe it) when the bike is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By BTBR
And finally, if you look very carefully, you can...

And finally, if you look very carefully, you can see the ballast tucked away behind the frame, out of harms way.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By BTBR
Starting to put it all back together, this is...

Starting to put it all back together, this is with the beak refitted.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By BTBR
This is the off side bracket, a little bit was...

This is the off side bracket, a little bit was filed of the bottom edge to give a touch more clearance by the tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By BTBR
BTBR goes HID

Well, I had to fit them just to see what all the fuss was about.

I now have the 50watt HID, 6000K ultra thin units in both the dip and main, in a word......staggering!

The beam pattern on dip...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By BTBR
Wot he said..:thumb

Wot he said..:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2007, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By BTBR
What a load of cock! Fit the Remus headers...

What a load of cock!

Fit the Remus headers and enjoy the ride.......:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By BTBR
I have HB engine guards and Remus headers fitted...

I have HB engine guards and Remus headers fitted with no problems at all.

Nowever, I did read read somewhere that the first design of Remus headers were a problem.

So if you are buying new...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 395,103
Posted By BTBR
Not at all, they all have 55 watt bulbs fitted. ...

Not at all, they all have 55 watt bulbs fitted. More than enough umph in the std alternator to cope with that little lot.

Not standard 55 watt bulbs though, all lights were fitted with the PIAA...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 395,103
Posted By BTBR
All switched on. :clap

All switched on. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 395,103
Posted By BTBR
TOP PIAA 510's mounted on GMT Moto brackets ...

TOP
PIAA 510's mounted on GMT Moto brackets

BOTTOM
PIAA SMR 520's mounted on Terra Nova bar
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2007, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,012
Posted By BTBR
OK, just done a long ride into work this morning...

OK, just done a long ride into work this morning and I have to say quite surprised at how well the std can and Remus headers work together.

K&N air filter and Power Controller removed.

Smooth...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,012
Posted By BTBR
I am no tuning expert, but maybe it is running...

I am no tuning expert, but maybe it is running lean due to the Blue air filter?

Personally, I would not even consider running a high air flow filter at all unless I had added some sort of engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,012
Posted By BTBR
Don't get confused between the Y-piece and the...

Don't get confused between the Y-piece and the headers.

On the 1150, which I assume you have, you can fit a Y-piece to replace the cat without replacing the headers.

However on the 1200 it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,012
Posted By BTBR
Wunderlich Power Controller - My Overview

Bike 2005 R1200GS

It is a well known fact that removing the catalytic converter from the GS exhaust system will open up a whole new dimension to the way that the bike performs. Better mid range...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By BTBR
Heres mine

Heres mine
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,952
Posted By BTBR
If you think that it sounds good with it in, just...

If you think that it sounds good with it in, just wait till you take it out..:D

It sure does hit that note, especially around the 6000 rpm mark.:evil

TIP
When you take the insert out, you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,952
Posted By BTBR
I have the same can, but if you really want to...

I have the same can, but if you really want to take it to the next level, fit the Remus headers.....:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By BTBR
Feck....is no where safe :ddog

Feck....is no where safe :ddog
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By BTBR
Oh c'mon on, since when did what differance does...

Oh c'mon on, since when did what differance does it make have any bearing on if you should buy it or not:evil

Its bling.............init. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By BTBR
The piece in the middle would be a good place to...

The piece in the middle would be a good place to look.......:lol2
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By BTBR
And it would be rude to only buy one thing,...

And it would be rude to only buy one thing, would'nt it?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By BTBR
Yes, I know what I said but.......

........how nice is this little piece of kit?

I found that the OE one to long hence the very necessary purchase of the shorter one.....:clap
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,296
Posted By BTBR
Good point, and one that I always do as a matter...

Good point, and one that I always do as a matter of fact anway to be honest.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By BTBR
Thank you gents, Remus headers are now on...

Thank you gents, Remus headers are now on order:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By BTBR
1200GS - Remus Headers with H&B bars?

Am I correct in thinking that there might be a mounting issue with this combination?

Has anyone got further info, hopefully stating that it is not a problem..
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By BTBR
I have two TT catalogues to be honest, one in the...

I have two TT catalogues to be honest, one in the upstairs John and one in the down stairs. :rofl As you never know when or where you might get caught short.:wink:

Nice looking GSA BTW, how do...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By BTBR
Dam, your right, missed that bit :lol3 Also...

Dam, your right, missed that bit :lol3

Also the BMW Cylinder Head Protectors, I don't that they come fitted as standard do they?

I'm sure there is something else to, coz the list still looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By BTBR
Not at all Trev, I fully intend to really enjoy...

Not at all Trev, I fully intend to really enjoy myself and not worry to much about the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By BTBR
See if this helps you? To date:- ...

See if this helps you?

To date:-

Standard Optional Extras: -

Wire Wheels.
ABS.
Heated Grips.
Chromed Exhaust.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By BTBR
On the garage bench next to the Ram Mount :clap

On the garage bench next to the Ram Mount :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By BTBR
Arkopovic Can Mounting - 1200GS

My bike had one of this fitted when I bought it, and a item of beauty it surely is too.:D

The sound with the baffle removed is simply awesome as well, so a double bonus. :evil

BUT, I have to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By BTBR
Awesome...........................:clap

Awesome...........................:clap
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