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Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 23,922
Posted By SS Twin
Agree it seems to have made no difference. Didn't...

Agree it seems to have made no difference. Didn't get a printout, so I don't know what else was done. Bike was and is perfect in all other respects, so no big deal on that front. Didn't notice any...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 23,922
Posted By SS Twin
Adding "fuel to the fire", I had my 2014...

Adding "fuel to the fire", I had my 2014 re-programmed yesterday as a result of the PUMA that my dealer submitted. Rode down in 50F cloudy weather, grips on high, medium insulated gloves. Mild heat...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By SS Twin
Ordered a full Riders seat last night. They...

Ordered a full Riders seat last night. They suggested a slight mod to the foam density for my weight, age(!), and riding style. Good guy on the tech side, so I'm hopeful it will work out. Will keep...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By SS Twin
Thanks guys. Very helpful indeed. I'm calling...

Thanks guys. Very helpful indeed. I'm calling them over the next several days and am inclined to go with a front only, with the dual cover. The site has and "intermediate" option which appears to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By SS Twin
Seat Concepts on GSW

Hi, inmates. Looking for recent, real world experiences with the Seat Concepts foam/cover mod to the stock GSW seat. Tried the Sargent with less satisfactory results than I was hoping for, especially...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 23,922
Posted By SS Twin
Fantastic report (and dealer service!). I do...

Fantastic report (and dealer service!). I do think you are on to something with this because there is no other reason that various bikes (2013-late 2014) in various conditions all behave the same...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,511
Posted By SS Twin
Just got my code and ordered. Thanks!

Just got my code and ordered. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,586
Posted By SS Twin
Thanks Jim, I'll check it out for mine. Happy...

Thanks Jim, I'll check it out for mine. Happy Holidays!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,586
Posted By SS Twin
Congrats!

Hey Jim, congrats on your new ride. Looks awesome, and your choice of farkles is great. Got a bunch of the same on my 14, definitley like the tank bag lock ring. Will that setup work on other tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,849
Posted By SS Twin
Awesome indeed! Nicest paint job on a GSW i"ve...

Awesome indeed! Nicest paint job on a GSW i"ve seen. Of course the other bits (CF, seat) just add to it. Enjoy!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By SS Twin
4300 miles, no issues, only smiles. :1drink ...

4300 miles, no issues, only smiles. :1drink

This is my 6th BMW, and is the best performing, most fun of the bunch. Have never had a bad one, knock wood.

My only comment is that I'd like the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By SS Twin
Sorry for the late reply, but I think recent...

Sorry for the late reply, but I think recent posts answered your question. I didn't install the black tape on the deflector. Mine is still clear/stock. Have ridden twice at night so far and have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By SS Twin
Hi Marc. I get 33" exactly between the outer...

Hi Marc. I get 33" exactly between the outer (front) edges of the grips on my 2014 GSW. Hope that's what you need.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By SS Twin
+1111111 for the AltRider shield. I was the...

+1111111 for the AltRider shield. I was the responder to JetSpeed, only he did a great job of reporting on the install. Good for him and all of us.

I've ridden at night several times and do not...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,984
Posted By SS Twin
Jeff, I used an Adaptiv clamp/mount from...

Jeff, I used an Adaptiv clamp/mount from ADVDesigns and Am very pleased. Looks factory and my v1 detector lines up perfectly next to the NAV V. Took iPhone pics and tried to post but they are too...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,719
Posted By SS Twin
Hey, Jet, I have the Altrider plexi guard on my...

Hey, Jet, I have the Altrider plexi guard on my GSW. great look, almost invisible. The plexi shield pops off easily from 4 rubber grommets for cleaning or full night vision if needed. I don't notice...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By SS Twin
Wow! Great pic, super GS. Enjoy. :clap

Wow! Great pic, super GS. Enjoy. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 35,254
Posted By SS Twin
Next in line. PM sent.

Next in line. PM sent.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,406
Posted By SS Twin
100% agree with JetSpeed. It's a whole different...

100% agree with JetSpeed. It's a whole different setup and requires a different technique. I've owned and ridden at least a half dozen 2005-2012 Hexheads and they work well with a soild shift...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By SS Twin
Bob, well said. I couldn't agree more. I have...

Bob, well said. I couldn't agree more. I have ridden for more than 40 years on all types of bikes in all kinds of gear. I know "heat" when I feel it and also know that it has a source and, possibly a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,943
Posted By SS Twin
Barry, congrats on the new GSA. First off, your...

Barry, congrats on the new GSA. First off, your dealer is most likely not being straight with you. The new LCs give off heat to the rider, no matter what. Above 85* F there is an increased amount of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 357,641
Posted By SS Twin
Startup delay

Hi, all. This question is more electrical than SW I think. Recently my 2014 GSW with NAV5 is getting very lazy in starting and displaying a screen on power up. It is often a 10-30 second delay or...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By SS Twin
Look in the Owners Manual, Pages 56-58, describes...

Look in the Owners Manual, Pages 56-58, describes a procedure to "enable" and "disable" both functions. The flashing warning triangles will remain lit if the functions are disabled and will go out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,685
Posted By SS Twin
Hans und Franz?? ...

Hans und Franz??

http://img78.photobucket.com/albums/v251/EwanNews/2004/lwr/040528longWay-400.jpg

:roflAll in good fun, just trying to lighten things up!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By SS Twin
Clearwater Lights

Just installed my Darla's on my 2014 GSW with Can Opener. Fantastic as others have mentioned above. Great look and light output. Expensive, yes. Worth it, absolutely!

BTW, I bought directly from...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 647,910
Posted By SS Twin
Pretty simple actually. I removed the tank cover...

Pretty simple actually. I removed the tank cover and the 2 gray side covers. Also had to remove the triangular black cover panels just behind the intake manifolds. All Torx fasteners, 2 sizes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By SS Twin
Very nice! What color is that? Also which...

Very nice! What color is that? Also which engine and fairing guards are those? They look fantasttic.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,336
Posted By SS Twin
What he said!:D

What he said!:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By SS Twin
Thanks guys for all the feedback, much...

Thanks guys for all the feedback, much appreciated. The flow lines are pretty much the contour of the panels themselves, so it was pretty straight forward to mask it. Will get some outside shots...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By SS Twin
Last one,

Last one,
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By SS Twin
Another view

Another view
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By SS Twin
Here's a few more, one at a time. Sorry about...

Here's a few more, one at a time. Sorry about the setting, was in my garage right after I put it together.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By SS Twin
Painted Panels GSW

As much as I love my new GSW, I did not like the "all gray, all the time" look of the fuel tank covers, especially on my white GS. So I talked to my local paint guy (also a rider on an HD Ultra) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By SS Twin
Congrats and welcome to a great forum. Soooo much...

Congrats and welcome to a great forum. Soooo much help, advice, and humor!:rofl.

You are in a great BMW area, check out BMWBMW, (BMW Bikers of Metro Washington). They are a great, large group of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,255
Posted By SS Twin
I have the Laser cut guards on mine and have...

I have the Laser cut guards on mine and have noticed no difference in engine temps, fan duty cycle, etc. Hot is hot, and I'd like to reduce the right side heat flow at high temps and speeds, but that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,843
Posted By SS Twin
That TT rack is nice for sure. Do you lose the...

That TT rack is nice for sure. Do you lose the OEM rear rack with that? Looks like it, too bad, because I use a couple of Givi Monokey cases on a Givi Carrier mounted to the rack. Otw, that would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,843
Posted By SS Twin
Rear seat

Jet, I leave the rear seat on, and occasionally mount a Chicane tail bag over it. Seat weighs nothing (almost) and provides a bit of a butt rest for the long slab rides we have down here.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By SS Twin
David, you have my sincere best wishes for a...

David, you have my sincere best wishes for a speedy and full recovery. Hopefully, a return to 2 wheels will be in your future, and I bet there is yet another GSA out there with your name on it!!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By SS Twin
I used a standard RAM mount on the right...

I used a standard RAM mount on the right handlebar. Works perfect and does not block instruments or the WS adjuster knob. Here is what ADV Designs sell, although any RAM mount should work.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By SS Twin
Iphone Mount

I have this and love it. Simple, cheap, and it works. No blockage, no interference.

http://www.advdesigns.com/ramholun7bu.html
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