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Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,597
Posted By n1tr0
That sucks! You bike definitely went down with...

That sucks! You bike definitely went down with some force & rolled some. Those plastics shouldn't even make contact in a tip-over.
I was testing out my Altrider crash-bars and the bike can roll...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,238
Posted By n1tr0
If you push out the old plastic pivot pins with a...

If you push out the old plastic pivot pins with a similar sized socket, the socket will hold everything in place while you grab the new pivot and reverse the process.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By n1tr0
Do you really want the highway patrol to know...

Do you really want the highway patrol to know you're coming from miles away? Give it some time, the GS doesn't need any over-compensators.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By n1tr0
I have a '14 GSW as well and am just under 6k. ...

I have a '14 GSW as well and am just under 6k.
I borrowed one of the new 911 WiFi tools, so I'll check for any service indicator values tomorrow. I know programming the service intervals is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By n1tr0
I'm pretty sure the service indicator nag is...

I'm pretty sure the service indicator nag is something your local dealership enables when you do your first service. I haven't let them touch my bike and no service nags.

Those who have taken...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 297,498
Posted By n1tr0
Do you have any pictures of the fitment on the...

Do you have any pictures of the fitment on the new 1200's ?
I've got the previous version with the fan-shroud removed and all of it fits quite nicely under the low-beam cap. The high-beam is a much...
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 297,498
Posted By n1tr0
I finally got around to popping the H7 version...

I finally got around to popping the H7 version into the low-beam on my R1200GSW, should be the same housing as your new GSA. If you remove the fan-cover/shroud from the back of the led bulb, there's...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 75,275
Posted By n1tr0
Question build sheet

Does anyone have a link to, or a pdf of, the dealer build option sheet (preferably with prices and codes).

I found it really helpful when I was ordering my 2014, now my brother is looking to do...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,896
Posted By n1tr0
Hey Emoto, are you using the M8 ball-mount on the...

Hey Emoto, are you using the M8 ball-mount on the handlebar clamp ? That's the only bolt-through mount I've seen in that style, but I thought the bars used M6 hardware?
Might have to pull out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,432
Posted By n1tr0
I used those on one of my dirtbikes. Best...

I used those on one of my dirtbikes. Best incandescent upgrade, no ballasts or 'can-bus trickers' to deal with.

I got an H7 led bulb from one of the retailers on here which should work ok for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 421,649
Posted By n1tr0
If the pad wear is an expense I have to eat for...

If the pad wear is an expense I have to eat for the exceptional stability, I really hope they don't touch the programming. Pad wear is like tire wear, the stuff that wears out the fastest tends to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,795
Posted By n1tr0
this is a great thread to see who whines and who...

this is a great thread to see who whines and who rides.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,795
Posted By n1tr0
12k miles isn't much, but 10 years is !! I...

12k miles isn't much, but 10 years is !!
I can't imagine letting a bike sit that much.

I don't care how much fuel stabilizer you've been using, that pump has spent a TON of time sitting in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By n1tr0
:rofl Don't get me started on the cruise...

:rofl
Don't get me started on the cruise control. Holy crap is it convenient. I'm using it almost constantly... even in town at 30mph when I just need to give my right hand a shake or adjust...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 297,498
Posted By n1tr0
Hopefully there'll be an H11b option as well,...

Hopefully there'll be an H11b option as well, then I can do my car as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By n1tr0
The control system and the shocks are two...

The control system and the shocks are two different entities. While you can retrofit different shocks after the bike is delivered, you can't go in and retrofit the control system.

Once you get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,565
Posted By n1tr0
I like to keep my bikes as simple and barebone as...

I like to keep my bikes as simple and barebone as possible, but having ridden 2 different demo bikes, one with the new dynamic ESA and one without, there was no way I was ordering mine without. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 469,008
Posted By n1tr0
I'm curious about how you did your side panels...

I'm curious about how you did your side panels and wings. Paint or vinyl ? I've been wanting to do mine, but I don't think I could handle the downtime associated with painting.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,534
Posted By n1tr0
Stand up while riding and bounce up and down in...

Stand up while riding and bounce up and down in the different modes. The difference between the settings is pretty amazing. If you're having trouble feeling the difference, the roads you're riding on...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 297,498
Posted By n1tr0
Nope, the LED 'upgrade' is an $850 option.

Nope, the LED 'upgrade' is an $850 option.
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 297,498
Posted By n1tr0
Has anyone tested these lights on a new R1200GSW...

Has anyone tested these lights on a new R1200GSW ? I like the idea of a brighter, whiter light without the need for ballasts (HID), but I'm still nervous about possible bulb-out or CANbus errors. As...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 236,936
Posted By n1tr0
http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a411/spd_rcr/2...

http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a411/spd_rcr/20140721_160911_Android_zps7d1fa47f.jpg (http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/spd_rcr/media/20140721_160911_Android_zps7d1fa47f.jpg.html)
That's a weeks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 421,649
Posted By n1tr0
Thanks for the heads up on the possible...

Thanks for the heads up on the possible backorder. My local dealership is saying that can't even get me in to look at the bad switch for a couple weeks. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 421,649
Posted By n1tr0
Anyone have a sticking start button ? My Mar.13,...

Anyone have a sticking start button ? My Mar.13, 2014 build GS is having starting to act up. Takes enough force that I'm thinking something has broken off inside and is jamming it. I thought the...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,193
Posted By n1tr0
Just curious how you guys are liking this helmet...

Just curious how you guys are liking this helmet now that we've had some hot weather ? I didn't see any rear vents, or much venting at all on the helmet ?

Also, did it come with the pinlock insert...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,551
Posted By n1tr0
That works well if the tube on your syringe is...

That works well if the tube on your syringe is small enough, mine wasn't so I removed the guard and squirted in w/o the hose.

I measured the amount removed, closer to 200ml (about ~190ml/cc) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 421,649
Posted By n1tr0
:rofl No that sounds about right. Have you ever...

:rofl
No that sounds about right. Have you ever tried covering any serious distance in Europe. Roadtrips that would hardly leave ink on the map in the US, take days over there.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,904
Posted By n1tr0
Rain-X really isn't meant to be used on plastics....

Rain-X really isn't meant to be used on plastics. For my helmets I usually use Nikwax on the outside and either Scott's anti-fog or Jaw's quick spit spray on the inside. I'm still looking for the...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,904
Posted By n1tr0
If you really want a pinlock system, the Nolan...

If you really want a pinlock system, the Nolan X-lite 551 comes standard with one, but you'll need to buy/import it from a non-US vendor. I know a few guys who have one and really like it. You can...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,986
Posted By n1tr0
Could anyone with an XL comment on if there is a...

Could anyone with an XL comment on if there is a cutout in the foam for speakers or not ? there seems to be some mixed opinions on this ?

I've been progressing through the DS helmets over the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,274
Posted By n1tr0
The 'cheap' Fastway pegs are a screaming deal....

The 'cheap' Fastway pegs are a screaming deal. Nothing gimmicky or fragile, they even look more oem than even the bmw option and the different length set-screws/spikes let you choose how aggressive...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By n1tr0
Thumb Thank-you, that's exactly what I was wondering.

Thank-you, that's exactly what I was wondering.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By n1tr0
Ztechnik Sport windshield for the R1200GSW ?

I know most people are replacing their windscreens with larger touring models, but I'm ok with the coverage from the stock screen, just not it's clarity.
Has anyone tested out the 'Sport' model...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,238
Posted By n1tr0
Thumb Spent a couple hours of my ride today on some old...

Spent a couple hours of my ride today on some old forest service roads. Figured this was a good shot of the bars and skidplate. The skidplate is doing it's job and I'm going to continue trying not to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By n1tr0
My Altrider skidplate was making all sorts of...

My Altrider skidplate was making all sorts of noise today... deflecting rocks :rofl

I have to wonder if you guys are getting a lot of noise transmission because most of the skidplates are mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,238
Posted By n1tr0
In a tip-over I think they'd do just fine, but if...

In a tip-over I think they'd do just fine, but if you're crashing into branches or hitting uneven ground at speed, the uppers would be nice. Altrider has a video on youtube of them rolling the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,587
Posted By n1tr0
In all my years as a mechanic, I've never broken...

In all my years as a mechanic, I've never broken a fastener that was installed with any sort of threadlock, not even the green stuff. The additional torque to remove is a function of the threaded...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,238
Posted By n1tr0
The AltRider (aftermarket) skidplate is the only...

The AltRider (aftermarket) skidplate is the only one on the market which has a drain hole, oem included.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,945
Views: 421,649
Posted By n1tr0
I got the cast wheels specifically for going off...

I got the cast wheels specifically for going off road. For all practical purposes, they're stronger, and more importantly, they're easy to clean the mud off of :)
In the northwest there's only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,587
Posted By n1tr0
Ya, the proper German spec is always Guten-tight,...

Ya, the proper German spec is always Guten-tight, unless it's an off day when it's Guten-nuff.
I used to joke that I went back for my engineering degree just so I could infiltrate Porsche & give a...
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