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Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,086
Posted By dougpaw57
Looks like I'm not going to make it, I'm having...

Looks like I'm not going to make it, I'm having back surgery next Thursday. Only the second time I've missed since the mid-ninties.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,086
Posted By dougpaw57
I got the spokes on my 2009 because I remember...

I got the spokes on my 2009 because I remember all the problems in the mid-to-late 90's when everyone was bending/breaking BMW cast wheels on potholes. I just figured that even riding on the road,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,071,086
Posted By dougpaw57
Actually I did have a blue and white 2002...

Actually I did have a blue and white 2002 R1150GS, and I now own a blue 2009 R1200GS, and I still think my 1200 is uglier than my 1150 was.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,221,091
Posted By dougpaw57
They look like SW-Motech from...

They look like SW-Motech from www.twistedthrottle.com (http://www.twistedthrottle.com).

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/4262/692/
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,377
Posted By dougpaw57
The only time I use the side stand is when I'm...

The only time I use the side stand is when I'm getting ready to put it up on the center stand. Center stands have always been much more stable. I can't tell you how many times I've come out to my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
I posted my 2010 990 SMT for sale in the Flea...

I posted my 2010 990 SMT for sale in the Flea Market, like brand new.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
I have been following a thread over at the KMT...

I have been following a thread over at the KMT 990 SMT forum and was wondering how many people here have trouble removing their gas caps. Here is a link to that forum.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
1) The biggest differences between the 2010 and...

1) The biggest differences between the 2010 and 2012 models are the 2012 has ABS and the screw adjuster for ther rear shock.
2) The only recall that has been done on my 2010 model is (believe it or...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
Well, beats me whether they're covers or inserts,...

Well, beats me whether they're covers or inserts, I've never used them. I live in the desert North of Los Angeles and haven't ridden in the rain in over ten years.
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
They are actually pretty roomy if you're not...

They are actually pretty roomy if you're not trying to stuff hard items (laptops, etc.) in them. They do come with rain covers included.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,221,091
Posted By dougpaw57
They make quite the difference, here's my bike...

They make quite the difference, here's my bike half way through the replacement.

http://youtu.be/RC2N0nAp16s
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,221,091
Posted By dougpaw57
Actually, those are the OEM BMW LED turn signals...

Actually, those are the OEM BMW LED turn signals from Europe. I bought them at Chicago BMW Motorcycles before they went out of business. The great thing about them is that they plug right in to the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
That's not ORANGE ?

That's not ORANGE ?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,221,091
Posted By dougpaw57
Do what I did, sell your GS like an idiot (yes, I...

Do what I did, sell your GS like an idiot (yes, I was), then go buy another to fix the mistake.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
I'm pretty sure the saddlebags have always been...

I'm pretty sure the saddlebags have always been standard equipment in the US. Yeah, the $15,399 is tough to swallow seeing that I paid $13,400 out-the-door for a brand new 2010 last November. That's...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By dougpaw57
I installed the OEM LED turn signals a year ago...

I installed the OEM LED turn signals a year ago and have not had any stray warning lights. They plugged right in and have worked great since the day I got them. Maybe your HID lights tripped...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By dougpaw57
I've tried five different seats and nothing beats...

I've tried five different seats and nothing beats a Russell!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,823
Posted By dougpaw57
I have a 2009 R1200GS that I bought new about 2...

I have a 2009 R1200GS that I bought new about 2 1/2 years ago and only have 5000 miles on it due to life's little responsibilities. I've been wanting a supermotard for the past couple of years so I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
Back on post #160 I gave a link to a dealer in WV...

Back on post #160 I gave a link to a dealer in WV that has one on eBay. If it's close enough, you could go there and try it out. I know it's a 2010 model, but the ergonomics are the same as a 2011...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
Hey, sounds great and I always love to see a shed...

Hey, sounds great and I always love to see a shed full of bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
It's the only way he could afford all those...

It's the only way he could afford all those different high-end motorcycles.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 332,270
Posted By dougpaw57
A 2010 model, new, just showed up on eBay from...

A 2010 model, new, just showed up on eBay from RIDERSVILLE CYCLE - BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,975
Posted By dougpaw57
Not true. Almost all the 650s have a CA version...

Not true. Almost all the 650s have a CA version and a 49-state version. Only the CA version has the big ugly canister on it. My wife had a 2003 F650CS bought in CA and it had a lot of additional...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,975
Posted By dougpaw57
I was looking at a 2007 x-moto 650 from New...

I was looking at a 2007 x-moto 650 from New Hampshire on eBay and it did not have a CA emissions sticker or a charcoal canister. Only had 3700 miles on it so I was out of luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,554
Posted By dougpaw57
I have the same problem. The key is don't try to...

I have the same problem. The key is don't try to fill the tank to the very top. If you only fill it until the pump kicks off, the surging won't occur.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By dougpaw57
Max speed with the Conti knobbies...

Max speed with the Conti knobbies...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By dougpaw57
They are external torx and you can get an...

They are external torx and you can get an expensive set at Sears or a cheap set at Harbor Freight. I actually got a nice set with a case off of eBay.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,626
Posted By dougpaw57
Yeah, well $646.99 plus labor and tax kills the...

Yeah, well $646.99 plus labor and tax kills the deal for me. I'll just keep using the traction control between my ears.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,626
Posted By dougpaw57
For those of you that had ASC retrofitted, what...

For those of you that had ASC retrofitted, what did it cost you? My dealer is stating $600-800, most of that cost being a code that has to be purchased directly from BMW to turn it on in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,688
Posted By dougpaw57
Chicago BMW seems to be the best regarded dealer...

Chicago BMW seems to be the best regarded dealer for discount parts. I've ordered from them and the prices are very good, the order fulfillment and delivery is a little slow.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,465
Posted By dougpaw57
I don't understand why everyone thinks that the...

I don't understand why everyone thinks that the Russell is so much more than the Sargent. I bought a Sargent first and returned it within the 30 day return period, it was barely better than stock. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,199
Posted By dougpaw57
Got mine yesterday and it takes longer to unpack...

Got mine yesterday and it takes longer to unpack than it does to install. It doesn't hit or rub anywhere on the bike. Plenty of clearance with the tire, shock and swingarm.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,492
Posted By dougpaw57
I bought a seat on eBay for less than $50 and...

I bought a seat on eBay for less than $50 and sent that one to Russell, still have the stock seat in a box. I tried BeadRider, Alaska Leather pad, Touratech seat, Sargent and nothing compares to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,061
Posted By dougpaw57
I went to the Long Beach show in December and it...

I went to the Long Beach show in December and it was definitely smaller than normal. It's not just the shows here in the U.S. that are affected, the shows in Europe are experiencing the same issues....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,199
Posted By dougpaw57
The carbon-look version is still $59.82. I want...

The carbon-look version is still $59.82. I want the black, I think it goes better with the stock front fender.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,199
Posted By dougpaw57
I ordered a Maier on Jan 2nd and the price was...

I ordered a Maier on Jan 2nd and the price was $59.82 for the standard, non-carbon finish. I got a message today that the price had dropped to $52.92 but they have hundreds backordered until early...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,199
Posted By dougpaw57
I just got a call from Maier, they're out of...

I just got a call from Maier, they're out of stock and delivery of my order will be delayed a couple of weeks.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,778
Posted By dougpaw57
Yes

Yes
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,199
Posted By dougpaw57
Well I just ordered the Maier, came to $75...

Well I just ordered the Maier, came to $75 including shipping and tax for the not great state of California. I don't have ESA and I'll post some pics if I can. Thanks to all the info everyone...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,253
Posted By dougpaw57
Blocking new registrations...

Blocking new registrations...
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