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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,232
Views: 715,331
Posted By milo
Nice, in fact too nice. I need to unsubscribe...

Nice, in fact too nice. I need to unsubscribe from this thread..... quickly!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,121
Posted By milo
In addition looking at them both the Machine Art...

In addition looking at them both the Machine Art is definitely the better quality being molded as opposed to hot press formed. But if the Maier ones work many/most people will say so what?
I have a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
Where are the fenders?

Where are the fenders?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,115
Posted By milo
Test riding a R1200GSW I noticed the heat coming...

Test riding a R1200GSW I noticed the heat coming back from the radiators. If I kept my knees tight to the tank barely so, but in their natural position the hot air flowing at my legs was apparent....
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
Nah they wouldn't need to take care of it. ...

Nah they wouldn't need to take care of it.

I just bought a used DR650 to ride out there. At the end of each ride I changed the oil, washed the bike, pulled it in the corner of his garage and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
Yeah Texas would be nice. Maybe slightly better...

Yeah Texas would be nice. Maybe slightly better than Canada but basically we have the same motorcycle climate problem here in WV Kurgan.
For a number of years I left a motorcycle at a friends...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By milo
Of your choices I'd probably go with the K1300R...

Of your choices I'd probably go with the K1300R just because it's so different than your GSA.

However........ and just my opinion, having owned a 07 K1200GT, numerous GS's (the previous two a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,208
Posted By milo
Mine is gold/gold but the heat I experience is...

Mine is gold/gold but the heat I experience is not from the headers or radiators rather heated air swirling around from the catalytic converter which is right beside our right ankle.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,208
Posted By milo
My GSA has over 10K now and both head pipes are...

My GSA has over 10K now and both head pipes are the same gold color. Who knows maybe my right one hasn't turned blue because this hose has never been connected? I just now removed the plug and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 32,684
Posted By milo
Your seat looks nice and no doubt has remedied...

Your seat looks nice and no doubt has remedied the forward slope into the tank.

I believe on that version S.C. kept the front of the seat about the same height as a stock GSA and lowered the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 32,684
Posted By milo
Yep. Myself I'm just waiting for them to bring...

Yep. Myself I'm just waiting for them to bring out their full height GSA version.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
Interesting, thanks.

Interesting, thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
What is the advantage of clear lenses with amber...

What is the advantage of clear lenses with amber bulbs verses amber lenses with clear bulbs?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11,430
Views: 2,189,829
Posted By milo
Those evil corporations!

Those evil corporations!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,077
Posted By milo
Not on a GSAW where the radiators are farther...

Not on a GSAW where the radiators are farther out.

If you really want to feel heat from the cat install a MudSling :eek1. Nicely made piece and I like the idea but I had to remove it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11,430
Views: 2,189,829
Posted By milo
I believe that's a perfect example. Liebeck...

I believe that's a perfect example. Liebeck shouldn't have spilled 180 degree hot coffee on herself. When she did she should have accepted responsibility.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,197
Posted By milo
Compounding the problem is the VRod typically...

Compounding the problem is the VRod typically only delivers upper 20's to mid 30's MPG. :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
Chill Woody. The factory lean is easily...

Chill Woody.
The factory lean is easily corrected w/o buying anything (other than 4 #4 washers) Stage 2 does include cam replacement/upgrade and is sold as such by HD dealers. I simply stated if it...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,813
Views: 991,795
Posted By milo
Are you using Harley hop-up terminology, by...

Are you using Harley hop-up terminology, by "stage 2" do you mean cam replacement and dyno-tune as well as exhaust and intake mods? If so I would advise he just sell his Nighthawk and take the money...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,631
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, 09:02 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 25,631
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, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
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, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
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, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
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, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,197
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, 10:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,944
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, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,206
Views: 288,089
Posted By milo
One page back, post 793?

One page back, post 793?
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,232
Views: 715,331
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, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,944
Posted By milo
Thanks for the correction Bueller.

Thanks for the correction Bueller.
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,944
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, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 495,632
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, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,309
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, 08:19 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 153,240
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 153,240
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,193
Views: 491,197
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,309
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, 09:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,309
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, 10:35 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 153,240
Posted By milo
I agree with that.

I agree with that.
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