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Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
Because it doesn't shift and operate normally. It...

Because it doesn't shift and operate normally. It shifted and operated normally before they installed the damn thing.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
So you can't get the "enable code" out, so what?...

So you can't get the "enable code" out, so what? What's going to prevent it from shifting?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
GSAP removal

[QUOTE=Kevin Dixon;26204403]Forgot to mention the shifter is held on with a circlip so you will need to pull the clip out first to remove it and reinstall at the end.[/QUOTE

I am attempting to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
I think on mine it increased both the travel and...

I think on mine it increased both the travel and the effort.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,626
Posted By nsx
You mean an exhaust leak?!

You mean an exhaust leak?!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,626
Posted By nsx
No one? I've used a plastic bag and rubber band,...

No one? I've used a plastic bag and rubber band, which covers up a lot of the muffler I'm trying to clean. I've also covered the rectangular openings with duct tape, which works but is tedious. So...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,626
Posted By nsx
Muffler plug for GSWs (rectangular openings)

I have plugs for mufflers with round openings, but haven't found anything to plug the rectangular openings in the muffler on my GSW. Anyone found something that works to keep the water out without...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,587
Posted By nsx
It's in the owner's manual.

It's in the owner's manual.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,587
Posted By nsx
You can't get one without it, but like others...

You can't get one without it, but like others have said, it's worse than useless. On the topic of V-twins, I have three, none of which like to be lugged. In fact, they hate it. Not all V-twins are...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,111
Posted By nsx
Do the water cooled engines need a thin wall...

Do the water cooled engines need a thin wall socket?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
I've got 7 motorcycles, and my new BMW is by far...

I've got 7 motorcycles, and my new BMW is by far the worst shifting. Otherwise it's great.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
It really works great when passing using full...

It really works great when passing using full throttle, and approaching a corner hard on the brakes. It's gotten to where that's the only time I use it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
Not to me, but I seem to be in the minority, at...

Not to me, but I seem to be in the minority, at least of those posting. Also, to me, the pressure required to initiate a shift is significantly increased, like double when not using clutch, maybe 20%...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
Mine doesn't shift like that, unfortunately. The...

Mine doesn't shift like that, unfortunately. The production date for mine was February 7, 2014. What was the production date for yours? You can find it here:...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
I find it hard to believe that some gearboxes...

I find it hard to believe that some gearboxes shift like yours and others like the one in my '14. I would trade mine for a '15 if I thought yours was the norm. I have other (non-BMW) motorcycles that...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-07-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 228,388
Posted By nsx
[QUOTE=Keithy;25072540]Just made the MKIII inlet...

[QUOTE=Keithy;25072540]Just made the MKIII inlet manifold today.

Reduced the size of the throttle body....next I need an air filter to make sure all this clears everything....then onto casting the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 22,452
Posted By nsx
Which wire did you use and where can I find it?...

Which wire did you use and where can I find it? Thanks for the info.
Robert
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,393
Posted By nsx
I removed the clips because I was attempting to...

I removed the clips because I was attempting to remove the entire windshield mechanism. I prefer riding with no windshield. Anyway, both clips deformed to the point of being unusable as a result of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
There is a noticeable increase in shift lever...

There is a noticeable increase in shift lever pressure necessary to initiate a shift when not using the clutch. It bothers me. Seems not to bother many others.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,393
Posted By nsx
Thanks for the clarification. I spent way too...

Thanks for the clarification. I spent way too much time trying to figure it out before giving up and asking. Sorry about the innuendos.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,393
Posted By nsx
I don't understand how pulling the pins allows...

I don't understand how pulling the pins allows you remove the windscreen. The bracket is still attached at the bottom, isn't it?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
I can only get smooth shifts downshifting while...

I can only get smooth shifts downshifting while on the brakes and upshifting while accelerating fairly hard in the upper gears, so I rarely use it anymore. It also occasionally messes up my shifts...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,855
Posted By nsx
There are 4 different displacements of the GS, so...

There are 4 different displacements of the GS, so just saying GS14 wouldn't necessarily convey that you meant a 2014 R1200GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,855
Posted By nsx
I read a technical article (somewhere) saying...

I read a technical article (somewhere) saying that they were all primarily air cooled. That the greatest percentage of cooling came from air.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,483
Posted By nsx
I read it's only a 6lb. difference. Anyone know...

I read it's only a 6lb. difference. Anyone know for sure?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,483
Posted By nsx
You are right about the noise and visibility. I...

You are right about the noise and visibility. I have a day-glow vest and helmet, but if they're not looking or are on the wrong side of the road in a blind corner, hi-vis stuff doesn't help. Idiots.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
Another ignorant mechanic. Mine is retrofit and...

Another ignorant mechanic. Mine is retrofit and downshifting is what it does best.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,587
Posted By nsx
I got this very quick response from Sargent. ...

I got this very quick response from Sargent.

"The only difference is in the cover materials. The Performance Plus features materials called DTX and Gripzone in the place of our Carbon FX and offer...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,587
Posted By nsx
What is the difference between their World Sport...

What is the difference between their World Sport Performance Plus and their World Sport Adventure Touring Seats for the GSW?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 228,388
Posted By nsx
Hi John, We haven't heard from you in some time....

Hi John, We haven't heard from you in some time. Has there been any news from Keithy or Fettsnok? I still very much want to do the inlet conversion. Thanks for any info. Robert
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
If mine worked like that I would love it, but it...

If mine worked like that I would love it, but it doesn't.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
After reading this I tried the "tap and hold"...

After reading this I tried the "tap and hold" technique and it was a disaster. Bad lurching. After experimenting with varying my "hold" times, I concluded (guessed) that if I tried to "hold" for even...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
"Such an integral part of the riding experience"...

"Such an integral part of the riding experience" Exactly. If I had been able to try one first, I would not have bought it. It works great if you're hauling ass, otherwise gearchanges are smoother,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
It's not normal with mine.

It's not normal with mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
szazbo, why would the donor bike need the...

szazbo, why would the donor bike need the original programming? If it's working with the thing bolted on to the shifter, why wouldn't it (the bike) still work if you took it off. I'm not saying...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
That sounds familiar. I think my dealer told me...

That sounds familiar. I think my dealer told me that when I mentioned reading that it couldn't be uninstalled, when I was talking to him about buying the thing. Getting old is hell.

TowPro, I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
As I was riding my mountain loop today I started...

As I was riding my mountain loop today I started thinking that since I'm not showing my shift assist the proper respect, maybe I should just sell it. BMW says that it cannot be uninstalled, but I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
That's the problem. We do ride Japanese bikes...

That's the problem. We do ride Japanese bikes (and Italian and English). Makes us wonder what's wrong with the BMW when we ride it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
I've ridden about 4000 miles with my shift...

I've ridden about 4000 miles with my shift assist, and for upshifts to be relatively smooth you have to be riding pretty aggressively, like high rpms in the upper gears. Is that how you ride with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 99,672
Posted By nsx
I agree with Cug. I've had mine a couple of...

I agree with Cug. I've had mine a couple of months, and don't use it much anymore. Downshifting going into a corner it's great, but upshifting, using the clutch is smoother.

I have seven...
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