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Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By Desmofan
Sooner or later they're going to have to...

Sooner or later they're going to have to introduce VANOS style variable cam timing...perhaps 2016 or 17? :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,315
Posted By Desmofan
Amazing Woody! What are your parts, and what's...

Amazing Woody! What are your parts, and what's donated from the GSW? I see your custom billet hubs, wave rotors, etc. Do you mount the BMW ABS tone rings?

Around what cost?

BTW you built a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,907
Posted By Desmofan
That's the spirit :lol3

That's the spirit :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,907
Posted By Desmofan
Motorcyclist's results are what you'd expect from...

Motorcyclist's results are what you'd expect from an open header and muffler, without re-mapping. Probably dangerously lean. The UKGSER website/Hilltop tuning thread (UK re-mapping shop) has many...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 415,399
Posted By Desmofan
Agreed! I did the first half of Lost Coast/Usal...

Agreed! I did the first half of Lost Coast/Usal dirt road on my SMT :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,645
Posted By Desmofan
I'm curious-did you or your buddy point out to...

I'm curious-did you or your buddy point out to the cop what he had just missed ? If so, I'd love to hear the cop's response:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 1,147,365
Posted By Desmofan
My hats off to you Botch, I used to live in Ogden...

My hats off to you Botch, I used to live in Ogden Valley (Eden), and NEVER rode in Jan...of course half the time my 200' driveway was knee deep in snow. I loved it there :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,596
Posted By Desmofan
R&G Racing actually makes them for the GSW, go to...

R&G Racing actually makes them for the GSW, go to Twisted Throttle. Same $ as the MAM's, but probably not as tough. I'm surprised no one has mentioned them yet. You CAN buy one side individually,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,330
Posted By Desmofan
Both 2012 and 2013+ are 5.3 gallons.

Both 2012 and 2013+ are 5.3 gallons.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,330
Posted By Desmofan
IN Aug 2013 MCNEWS weighed a loaded wethead at...

IN Aug 2013 MCNEWS weighed a loaded wethead at 543 full of gas, "exactly same as before (camhead)". :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto, they're very different bikes :lurk

Ditto, they're very different bikes :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 19,269
Posted By Desmofan
Same here, I can't tolerate grips on high until...

Same here, I can't tolerate grips on high until into the 40's. Late 2014 GSW.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks, that's the one was trying to find:deal

Thanks, that's the one was trying to find:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Desmofan
I was wrong, it's all over the K1600 forums (many...

I was wrong, it's all over the K1600 forums (many failures). Surf around here:

http://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-k1600-lighting-electrical/32953-how-start-your-bike-paper-clip-7.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,910
Posted By Desmofan
My start/kill switch seized this week, 2014 GSW...

My start/kill switch seized this week, 2014 GSW with 2600 miles. Just got it warranty replaced, and the service mgr said there is a recall on the switch. The new one is noticeably different in feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto: BT pigtail wired direct to the battery, BT...

Ditto: BT pigtail wired direct to the battery, BT goes from red to blinky to green in a few minutes if I forgot to plug it in overnight. Been doing since new in September.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,747
Posted By Desmofan
Two of my riding buds have an 1190 standard, and...

Two of my riding buds have an 1190 standard, and R1200GSW. I rode them both (and owned 2 Lc8 KTM's at that time). I bought the GSW :wink: YMMV...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Desmofan
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Desmofan
What about the Antgravity Li-ph batteries? They...

What about the Antgravity Li-ph batteries? They come in OEM sized cases with optional polarity terminals.
I was looking at the Antigrav YTX12-12, 12ah, 360 CCA (! stock is only 200), 3 pounds vice...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,022
Posted By Desmofan
http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/7641/7377111802...

http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/7641/7377111802090bgcn3.jpg

I'll see that and raise it Shafted's famous Baja ass plant :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,022
Posted By Desmofan
http://colleen-photovisions.smugmug.com/Roger/Bike...

http://colleen-photovisions.smugmug.com/Roger/Bikes/Bikes/i-GJRVhMT/0/M/20141111_124330-M.jpg

Of course it's a dirt bike, right before I mired it in foot deep sand and had to rely on the kindness...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 337,352
Posted By Desmofan
Je-soos Marimba, you've got NADS!

Je-soos Marimba, you've got NADS!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,126
Posted By Desmofan
"Apparently, BMW received some negative feedback...

"Apparently, BMW received some negative feedback on the resulting twitchy handling characteristics and relaxed the geometry for the 2014 model GS to 64.50 degrees with 3.9 inches of trail. They also...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Desmofan
Seeing the deterioration of BMW tool kits thru...

Seeing the deterioration of BMW tool kits thru the years-here's a sneak preview of the 2016 GS toolkit:

http://icdn6.digitaltrends.com/image/visa-mastercard-credit-cards-970x0.jpg?ver=1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By Desmofan
The discussion of factory warranty confuses me:...

The discussion of factory warranty confuses me: when I bought my dealer demo 2010 model KTM 990SMT, in August of 2011 with 4000 miles, the warranty started from the day I bought it (put into service...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,611
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks Jet, I'm married so free mustache rides...

Thanks Jet, I'm married so free mustache rides are discouraged :lol3

Sorry, I don't know what a "picket point" is-is that standard H-60 equipment? I guess you mean bungee holes. Hey, if you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,611
Posted By Desmofan
Jetspeed et al: as I don't give rides, and want...

Jetspeed et al: as I don't give rides, and want to lose the pasenger seat, I was kinda interested in the BMW passenger seat plate (subject of this thread), but can't see what good it is either than...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,015
Posted By Desmofan
Not even one letter ? :lol3 ...

Not even one letter ? :lol3

http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/179415/file-255682987-png/images/screen_shot_2013-08-13_at_12.30.11_pm.png?t=1413870978267
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Desmofan
Jim Von Baden's website has the spreadsheet (and...

Jim Von Baden's website has the spreadsheet (and the cool DVD-which I ordered :deal), but for expediency here's the torque:

drain plug 42 N-M
oil filter 11 N-M
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,659
Posted By Desmofan
I think he's refering to the 'normal' 2013+ R1200...

I think he's refering to the 'normal' 2013+ R1200 GS wethead, not GSA. It is a real (not brochure) weight of 525 full of gas.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,659
Posted By Desmofan
You have read this, haven't you? ...

You have read this, haven't you?

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/06/27/2013-bmw-r1200gs-vs-yamaha-super-tenere-adventure-bike-comparison-test-review-photos/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,191
Posted By Desmofan
The problem is you're too tall Shafty :wings ...

The problem is you're too tall Shafty :wings

Some inmate had a thread about cleverly modding the GSW mount, to raise the bar an inch or so. I can't find it quickly, but I remember it was well...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By Desmofan
That's right, here's the Navy's newest stealth...

That's right, here's the Navy's newest stealth fighter :lol3

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_NFtqCMIGTKU/Rbo5wyzuTPI/AAAAAAAAAPE/rcCcrDAqB1E/s400/besler_title.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,191
Posted By Desmofan
Well, if you could see some of the steam guages...

Well, if you could see some of the steam guages and 90's era CRT's in the USN acft I support, the Nav V and whizz wheel would blow your mind too :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By Desmofan
Good point (as I was cursing the flip up this...

Good point (as I was cursing the flip up this am)! Someone be a crash test dummy :lol3

Hey Slow-I'm the inmate that sold you the KTM 950 17/19 set-I see we've both moved on to Zee Roundel :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,212
Posted By Desmofan
Looks like he's in San Diego, Jet, like you and...

Looks like he's in San Diego, Jet, like you and me (BTW I work on North Island too)...that yields 2 choices for dealers, one of which I just bought my GS at. Uh oh :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,716
Posted By Desmofan
It's all Shafted's fault: I rode his on some of...

It's all Shafted's fault: I rode his on some of central CA's best roads, swooned, and sold my KTM950 to help finance a 2014 a week ago! It goes in for it's first service today, and it is hands down...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 25,717
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is...

Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is poetry.

"A man that eloquent has to be saved!"
-Patton
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 415,399
Posted By Desmofan
The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has...

The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has dozens collected on his own sharesite. Go to KTMSMT.com/technical discussions/Kev's SMT Mod List for the links.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 415,399
Posted By Desmofan
I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011):...

I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011): SAS removed, 02's out (and turned off via TuneEcu), Wings with quieter baffles, secondaries out, EPC off, Rottweiler airfilter. It runs so much...
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