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Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,078
Posted By milo
Do you know how many more motors they have, or...

Do you know how many more motors they have, or can build? How can you be sure they are only making "a few more" rather than make as many more as they can sell?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,078
Posted By milo
Interesting, so much for the limited production...

Interesting, so much for the limited production run they are continuing the RnineT. At least for another year.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By milo
It would also involve removing the tank which is...

It would also involve removing the tank which is what I was hoping to avoid.






This IS interesting, I wonder whether it was capped at manufacturing or if the dealer did this at setup? The...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By milo
Thanks I just looked at your link to Max and...

Thanks I just looked at your link to Max and that's probably it. I'll look for the canister tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By milo
Where Does This Hose Go To? (R1200GSAW)

I'm trying to determine where exactly this hose above and behind the right cylinder connects to? At first I thought it was the drain from the tank filler and maybe it didn't connect to anything, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By milo
I was wrong 4,400 must be at 75. I just took it...

I was wrong 4,400 must be at 75. I just took it out, it is more like 4,700-4,800 at 80 on the GPS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By milo
4400 at an actual 80 mph. Not as buzzy as my hex...

4400 at an actual 80 mph. Not as buzzy as my hex and cam head though, almost as smooth as a K bike.
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 388,034
Posted By milo
I can't decide whether to put a $10K deposit on...

I can't decide whether to put a $10K deposit on an Elio or Motus?:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,119
Posted By milo
Just a suggestion......when you look at...

Just a suggestion......when you look at Sportsters take a few minutes and look over the new Low Rider (Dyna). Not all that much more to get into a Big Twin, what difference it costs over a Sportster...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 169,290
Posted By milo
One page back, post 793?

One page back, post 793?
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,058
Views: 608,299
Posted By milo
I really don't see how the six speed makes the...

I really don't see how the six speed makes the ride busier with more shifting? 6th gear on the 2014 bikes offers a nice rpm drop. The first five gears are the same as the five in the 5-speed...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,119
Posted By milo
Thanks for the correction Bueller.

Thanks for the correction Bueller.
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,119
Posted By milo
Good for you Graham! I guess my vote is...

Good for you Graham!

I guess my vote is the Sportster with no valve adjustments needed or chain to adjust. (Unless the primary is not self adjusting?) Belt final drive never needs lubed, seldom...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 435,653
Posted By milo
You're going to love it! Central PA, where are...

You're going to love it! Central PA, where are you buying it? I bought mine at Kissel's in State College even though it's over 3 hours each way.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,062
Posted By milo
Eek The new Boxers have OHC engines which are noisier...

The new Boxers have OHC engines which are noisier and more expensive than pushrod /2 engines so again what do accountants have to do with new Boxers being louder? In addition some people *like* to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 52,748
Posted By milo
Then you obviously only plan routes where you...

Then you obviously only plan routes where you know there are gas stations every 150 miles or less and don't mind filling up after only 50 when necessary. OK for you but not practical for anyone...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 52,748
Posted By milo
Unfortunately that's not how it always works. ...

Unfortunately that's not how it always works.

Say you filled up just 60 miles ago, you're riding on back roads and you pass a small gas station. So you start calculating in your head... of the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 388,034
Posted By milo
I recall an article in Autoweek after they ran...

I recall an article in Autoweek after they ran the new Corvette saying something to the effect; this is not just the best sports car in it's price category, it may very well be the best sports car in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,062
Posted By milo
I'd have never known..... and they look so...

I'd have never known..... and they look so conservative in their navy suites.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,062
Posted By milo
Elaborate if you please how accountants made...

Elaborate if you please how accountants made boxers become noisy?
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 52,748
Posted By milo
I agree with that.

I agree with that.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By milo
Another option would be to buy a GSA seat kit...

Another option would be to buy a GSA seat kit from Seat Concepts and install on your seat pan. You get new foam and a cover made for a GSA only even more comfortable than stock and reasonably priced...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,062
Posted By milo
I notice the wet head making more engine noises...

I notice the wet head making more engine noises when warmed up as well, more so than previous boxers, but I've gotten used to it now.

Talk about whirling, clattering, banging engine noises you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 189,988
Posted By milo
I saw an SR400 for the first time at the dealer...

I saw an SR400 for the first time at the dealer today and was impressed how nicely finished that little bike is.






I'm sure it could do it but something like a DR650 would be much better...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 388,034
Posted By milo
I understand George Barber is involved to some...

I understand George Barber is involved to some extent, in fact Motus is located in the original Barber Museum building.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,389
Posted By milo
Actually I believe my shock just quit making the...

Actually I believe my shock just quit making the hundreds of tiny adjustments, it seems to be stuck on "hard" regardless of where I set the damping. It used to glide over broken pavement and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,396
Posted By milo
Well stated Gus.

Well stated Gus.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 435,653
Posted By milo
Damn! :eek1

Damn! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 916,491
Posted By milo
The fuel tubes from the petcock, which go up in...

The fuel tubes from the petcock, which go up in the tank, have very fine filter screen surrounding them which is incorporated in the petcock gasket as I recall. If your tank/petcock doesn't have this...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 169,290
Posted By milo
I use S100 Engine Brightener on my black engines....

I use S100 Engine Brightener on my black engines. Most dealers sell it. One, maybe two applications every year.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 220,865
Posted By milo
LOL I guess I'd loose my bet you'll ride off on...

LOL I guess I'd loose my bet you'll ride off on the Honda for much less! Hexnut no way I'd give up a Shadow for a Street either.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,441
Posted By milo
LOL you're right, I didn't even notice that it...

LOL you're right, I didn't even notice that it has a drive shaft.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,502
Posted By milo
Paul makes a good point. Also the VRod's...

Paul makes a good point. Also the VRod's Revolution motor, while it makes good power, is all up at high rpm which is not ideal for a heavy bagger. And it's not an efficient motor at all, by the time...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,441
Posted By milo
Cute Sturgis image Navin. Maybe it's the way YOU...

Cute Sturgis image Navin. Maybe it's the way YOU "do it in America"? Most of us, certainly myself, do it differently.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 220,865
Posted By milo
I'll wager you ride off on a Honda Shadow 750 for...

I'll wager you ride off on a Honda Shadow 750 for the same price as a HD Street. Personally I wouldn't want either one but I have a good hunch which one is the better quality, more reliable...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 212,422
Posted By milo
Thank you Chris! I just didn't go beyond "Select...

Thank you Chris! I just didn't go beyond "Select Start Location."
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,441
Posted By milo
Thanks ARiderX. This one's been a totally...

Thanks ARiderX. This one's been a totally reliable motorcycle that's just fun to ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 212,422
Posted By milo
I hate to have to ask this but exactly where do I...

I hate to have to ask this but exactly where do I enter coordinates? The "Where To?" screen doesn't give me that option.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,367
Views: 220,865
Posted By milo
I agree about them being way too small, at least...

I agree about them being way too small, at least for me and I only have a 32" inseam. I actually thought $7k is a pretty fair price but dealers I've chatted with made it clear they plan to gouge,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,441
Posted By milo
Alexander, as you probably know Dyna Glides (FXD...

Alexander, as you probably know Dyna Glides (FXD series) share the same big twin engine and transmission with the Touring series (Electra Glide, etc.) but in a lighter frame. You might look for a...
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