The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Dorsicano, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    That's why I sold the F800GS, totally annoying buzzing vibrations at cruising speed. Boxer is much nicer in that regard.
  2. Mr. Magoo

    Mr. Magoo n/a

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    My 09 GSA was buzzy. My HP2E without the counterbalancers is smoother. Go figure.
  3. sflash868

    sflash868 Been here awhile

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    Really? My buddies F800 is one of the smoothest bikes I've ever been on. I love that thing. It's like the top 3 best motors I've ever felt on a bike. For the new GS I was praying they would dump a 1250 version of that F motor into the GS. That would have been the perfect bike in my opinion.
  4. BiG DoM

    BiG DoM African Adventurer

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    An F motor WTF? - this was one of the silliest illogical nomenclatures BMW came up with as they had already used it for the Rotax engined 650 Funduro and not the same power-plant!? I will never understand what happens in those BMW boardrooms. Why not have given it it's own identity? Anyway I digress and yes is a beautiful engine being reimagined into the Husky Nuda and hopefully a proper DS version.
  5. mantan

    mantan Been here awhile

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  6. sflash868

    sflash868 Been here awhile

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    I don't know.. maybe it's silly but I really like it. driving that F800 is really enjoyable to me. Tell you what I hated though was the old G650 engine..
  7. mtnfan

    mtnfan Adventurer

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    exactly,don't like that piece of plastic either.
    Will order the GSA second half of next year.
    HB
  8. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    My F800ST was the same. Hands would fall asleep in less than hour. I greatly prefer the boxer.
  9. vtbob

    vtbob wanderer

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    While I don't have the newest boxer aka Cam Head, I can say that the F800GS motor is smoother by a noticeable amount. especially when the boxer engine was under a load.
  10. ragtoplvr

    ragtoplvr Long timer

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    I "think" it is part of the air management for the radiator.

    Rod
  11. trc.rhubarb

    trc.rhubarb ZoomSplat!

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    I thought it was part of the pterodactyl's mouth :lol3
  12. Emperor Norton

    Emperor Norton Kilroy was here

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    Or could it be to give similar weather protection as the GSA tank without actually having a GSA?
  13. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Agree but the high frequency buzz. Made my feet/hands fall asleep...
  14. Rauven

    Rauven I like the cold...

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    Soo.... BMW finally announced that the 12,5 GS will be shown on the 3rd of October on Intermot in Koeln, Germany. And both models, 1200GS and 1250GS, will be sold simultaneously in 2013. They figured out there is no point in getting rid of 12GS if it sells so good.
  15. Russ

    Russ . Super Moderator

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    The current GS is running out and will be replaced by the 1250GS, they will not be sold simultaneously after current stock of the 2012 model runs out.
    The new 1250GS will be available from early 2013.
  16. Deans BMW

    Deans BMW Granpa Hoon

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    And the GSA (Adventure model) will retain the aircooled Cam head engine for the next year while the GS model will come with the new Water Boxer engine.
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    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    So who'll be there saturday 6th in KÖLN? I want to see some ADV decals there!
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    Stub deToe Stub deToe

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    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    in 26 days we'll meet :eek:)