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Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 560,272
Posted By duckboy
new to MM!

just bought a MM from my riding buddy.

it's got 5500 mi's new tires and is in immaculate shape.

the supsension ride height settings feel a bit out of place to me (bike feels like it's riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By duckboy
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Terry,

i do recall the text you posted. you should really call Bren at BrenTuning. he can explain and clarify things much better than i can. i was probably incorrect in my statement about F/A...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By duckboy
hahah

this is the sort of techno stuff that's WAY over my head... i'll let you guys discuss this stuff. :) :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By duckboy
yah, i'm not looking at turning the GS into a KTM...

yah, i'm not looking at turning the GS into a KTM 1290 Duke R. i just wanted a smoother (linear) running GS w/ an easier to control throttle. mileage wasn't a concern of mine, but, i'll keep an eye...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By duckboy
i had questions too but i called BT and was able...

i had questions too but i called BT and was able to talk directly to Bren and his knowledge of BMW maps and logic impressed me. plus, he confirmed that all BMW ECU software safety parameters remain...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By duckboy
hope this helps

firstly, i'm not a high tech know it all. i am merely a consumer who owns a GS that was unhappy w/ the fuel mapping and wanted to try something to fix it w/o all the extra cables hanging off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,445
Posted By duckboy
BrenTuning: ECU Reflash

got my '12 R12GS ecu reflashed via the BrenTuning handheld unit & map.

omg. this new map has transformed my bike and i no longer feel like selling it. the engine has been awakened with a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,055
Posted By duckboy
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called bmw NA and they told me the bike is within parameters and there's nothing wrong w/ the bike. they said the r1200 engine can't manage quick flicks of the throttle w/o load. not sure why this...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,055
Posted By duckboy
this sucks. too bad for us. glad you're ok...

this sucks. too bad for us. glad you're ok after the accident.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,055
Posted By duckboy
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anyone?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,055
Posted By duckboy
??

any progress on this issue? i thought it was just me but i'm "glad" to hear there's others w/ this problem. i took it once to Irv Seaver's but they told me they couldn't get the problem to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,980
Posted By duckboy
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aren't the top mounts of the F & R shocks non-moment bearing mounts? how would a side load manifest itself into the shock rod?

[QUOTE=slowinfastout;8812974]... the shock showed signs of being...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By duckboy
Chip, i'm not a yuppie either but would...

Chip,

i'm not a yuppie either but would have to agree that these options on the bike are not necessary but sure come in helpful under certain conditions. kind of like heated seats. don't really...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By duckboy
twempie, didn't know the stk tpms system was...

twempie,

didn't know the stk tpms system was so sophisticated. i thought i just an absolute pressure. again, thanks for the helpful and relavent info.

duckboy
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,998
Posted By duckboy
TPMS accuracy??

I thought my air gauge were accurate all this time until I got my '12 gs triple blk with TPMS. Now it looks like my air pressure gauges have been short (gives a value greater than the TPMS) by 2-3...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,138
Posted By duckboy
???

what the heck bike is this?!! looks very cool. i like the front suspension!
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,831
Posted By duckboy
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i have an '09 rt, and love it. the r12gs i had was good but the sure footedness and agility and wind protection of the rt sold me. plus the bike feels even better when i'm two up with the wife.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By duckboy
Ohlins esa units just released for GS

http://www.ohlins.com/About-the-company/News-new/Ohlins-launches-Worlds-first-replacement-EC-suspension/

gonna have to hold out till mid '12 for RT units to released. that's the rumor at least. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,935
Posted By duckboy
Ohlins esa units just released for GS

http://www.ohlins.com/About-the-company/News-new/Ohlins-launches-Worlds-first-replacement-EC-suspension/

i guess i have to hold out till mid '12 for RT versions!! can't wait!

duckboy
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,024
Posted By duckboy
ohlins esa version just released

http://www.ohlins.com/About-the-company/News-new/Ohlins-launches-Worlds-first-replacement-EC-suspension/

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,464
Posted By duckboy
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ok, now this restyled body is seriously badass.

might have to get one!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 530,799
Posted By duckboy
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Poolside,

still waiting to see when i can buy my IICE-Air unit, & ICE-Cool unit. PLEASE let me know when we can liberate our big twins to perform as God has intended.

thanks.

duckboy
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 141,744
Posted By duckboy
IICE-AIR vs Accelerator Module

Poolside,

how does your device differ from the Accelerator Module? i currently have one of those my '09 R12RT but when riding in warm/hot-ish weather the throttle response goes soggy, like stock,...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 141,744
Posted By duckboy
next run?

sent you a PM, requesting to purchase an unit for my r12rt.

please don't know leave the rest of us hanging!

i'm in torrance and can swing by for pickup!

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,827
Posted By duckboy
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pretty dang cool looking bike, if you ask me. it's the supermoto version that bmw probably should'a built. oh well, i'm glad their subsidiary did. can't wait till it hits the market and hope it's...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,319
Posted By duckboy
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i'd buy one if my co. wasn't about to have massive layoffs. test rode one and they handle quite amazingly. the footpeg placement is a tiny bit forward for my taste but i'm sure i'd get used to it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 136,049
Posted By duckboy
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thanks for posting your adventure. glad you two had a great adventure and made it back safe. amazing pictures.

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By duckboy
Pps

Stig Petterson's moved to NC. when i get to the point of ordering ohlins for my r12rt, i'll definitely order through him as he understands socal roads since he used to be in anaheim. i'd be leary...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,305
Posted By duckboy
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i had RA's on my r12gs and my r12rt. both sets gave me the front wheel shimmy's when i closed throttle at about 35 mph. the set for the r12gs were made in korea and the set for the r12rt was made...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 173,940
Posted By duckboy
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this bike is soooooo badass. it's got me thinking of all kinds of shinanagins!! need to get one soon!!!
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,304
Posted By duckboy
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that's a pretty cool vid. i love the engine sound. that staggered firing order sounds great!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 150,758
Posted By duckboy
does that Wrapping stuff come of fairly easy and...

does that Wrapping stuff come of fairly easy and without destroying the underlying paint?
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 173,940
Posted By duckboy
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i can't believe the size of those primaries coming off the engine and snaking around on the right side! wonder if the displacement's higher than the current 1200 config?

reminds me not of a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,224
Posted By duckboy
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wow, GREAT job and GREAT bike!!! congrads on your find and renovation work.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,855
Posted By duckboy
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wow awesome feedback guys! keep it coming. the more the better.

thanks again!

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,855
Posted By duckboy
Bridgestone BT-023 experience???

anyone try these yet?

i'm looking for something that provides VERY neutral handling upon turn-in and sticks well in the dry or wet. not concerned w/ wear at all since i don't ride long distances...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,617
Posted By duckboy
cee bailey short screen

i have a Cee Bailey short screen (Euro cut, clear) for sale: http://www.ceebaileys.com/bmw/1200gs2ws.html

never mounted it on my GS which is now sold. i'll sell it for $35 + shipping. need to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By duckboy
Staintune Full System & torque on R12RT

can anyone who's bought the FULL Staintune System comment on whether or not the Full System truly helps to smoothen or fill-in the dips in the torque curve for the R12RT?

thanks in advance.
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Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By duckboy
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i had the redline shockproof (heavy duty i think) in my 1150gs's tranny & final drive. it sure quieted down the tranny. gave the tranny a softer clunk feel than the typical crashing clunk. :) will...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By duckboy
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he's referring to this: http://sol2.be/Accelerator/English/

i got one (the ext. unit) on my '09 rt and love it. much cleaner fuel delivery and my mileage went up per the bike's computer. plus,...
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