The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    :lol3 :thumb

    Jim :brow
  2. Wdwrkr

    Wdwrkr Long timer

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    So wethead it is them :freaky. Jim was right bubble head was to many cylibals. Can we still call it the bubble boxer though. It's got a good ring to it
  3. twinrider

    twinrider pass the catnip

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    Maybe you were right after all Jim, it seems that there's already a special edition helmet. :lol3

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  4. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    I like "Wasserboxer" better, what's a wethead?
    The BMW marketing dude said that the new engine is "precision cooled" and not merely water cooled, haha...
  5. Aviatordoc

    Aviatordoc BMW R1200 GSA LC rider

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    Wethead for me, lets move on. :rofl
    Others who have sexual issues with it, need a partner, not a bike.
  6. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    ^ yes, please, let's move on. :freaky
  7. Bryster

    Bryster Adventurer

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    Sadly 110kg aint a regular size either..... if you're not in that sweet zone, ESA's a bitch as it means I ride around with single rider and luggage mode on....

    Be nice if you could option for a stronger preload.....

    *(yes I know, lose weight, but I bench more'n I weigh, got to, just to get the GSA upright!:D )
  8. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    OK, I put together a table using values from the above chart and the Woxer torque curve I previously posted. Here are the torque values for each and the % increase for the Woxer engine:

    Nm Torque

    <style> <!-- BODY,DIV,TABLE,THEAD,TBODY,TFOOT,TR,TH,TD,P { font-family:"Arial"; font-size:med } --> </style> <table border="0" cellspacing="0" cols="4"><colgroup span="4" width="94"></colgroup><tbody><tr><td align="RIGHT" height="19">RPM</td><td align="RIGHT">Camhead</td><td align="RIGHT">Woxer</td><td align="RIGHT">% Inc.</td><td valign="top">
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    </td></tr><tr><td align="RIGHT" height="18">3,000 </td><td align="RIGHT">99</td><td align="RIGHT">108</td><td align="RIGHT">8.3%</td><td valign="top">
    </td></tr><tr><td align="RIGHT" height="18">4,000 </td><td align="RIGHT">109</td><td align="RIGHT">112</td><td align="RIGHT">2.8%</td><td valign="top">
    </td></tr><tr><td align="RIGHT" height="18">5,000 </td><td align="RIGHT">113</td><td align="RIGHT">122</td><td align="RIGHT">8.0%</td><td valign="top">
    </td></tr><tr><td align="RIGHT" height="18">6,000 </td><td align="RIGHT">120</td><td align="RIGHT">122</td><td align="RIGHT">1.7%</td><td valign="top">
    </td></tr><tr><td align="RIGHT" height="18">7,000 </td><td align="RIGHT">108</td><td align="RIGHT">123</td><td align="RIGHT">13.9%</td><td valign="top">
    </td></tr> </tbody></table>
  9. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    I've been reading this thrad for a long time now, I now believe BMW have released a youtube video brain washing you all. "ze stupid peoples vill never know Vy zay shtopped liking ze Triumph, he he"
    Don't get me wrong I'm a GS fan and have ridden boxers almost exclusively for the last 15 years. But Jeez the hedonism in this thread is driving me away. Lets get some real world tests before anouncing it has taken over from sliced bread.
  10. twinrider

    twinrider pass the catnip

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    The Woxer looks like real a torque monster from the get-go, can't wait to try it.
  11. marchyman

    marchyman Cam Killer

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    Does the wethead have that valve? :ear

    I think it was more for extra back pressure to increase torque at low RPM a la Yamaha's EXUP system than it was for noise.
  12. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Good point.
    Actually as much as I like what I see I'm also 100% happy with my 2010 camhead. There's nothing I miss when riding it.
    Personally I wouldn't jump ship without having seen the real thing, too much money...
    Do I think that the 2013 will be a success? Almost 100%.
  13. herrdirektor

    herrdirektor Been here awhile

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    +1 :D
    Been calling it the wasserboxer already for 2 years, when it became clear Motorrad would move into that direction.
  14. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    Yeap.... "Innovative exhaust gas system with electronically controlled exhaust flap for optimum performance characteristics and an earthy boxer sound. "

    Earthy! :D
  15. fixinbones

    fixinbones Tarmac Adventurer

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    As an owner of both bikes I completely agree with your comments.
  16. RetrogradE

    RetrogradE Banned

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    I test rode the Triumph Tiger Explorer yesterday because, on paper, it has everything new new GS will have and I wanted to give it a fair shot--find out for myself if it was a good replacement.

    Here is my quick review:

    The Tiger Explorer a sheep in wolf's clothes. It's a well-sorted bike with tons of standard options and it looks great; however, the low torque, driving mannerisms, and "refinement" make this a fantastic city/touring bike, not an adventure bike.

    The Tiger is the kind of bike you take home to Mom and Dad. The GS is the bike you take behind the middle school and get pregnant.





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  17. Devil Dog

    Devil Dog Q-Tip With Ears

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    I like WaterHead :1drink
  18. pauljr

    pauljr Adventurer

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    I think I like the new package....I'm just going to wait for the beautification kit (triumph Trident).
  19. basque

    basque Infidel

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    "The GS is the bike you take behind the middle school and get pregnant." :rofl

    I want to somehow incorporate the "take behind the middle school" line into my bar repertoire of:

    "As long as I've got a face, you've got a place to sit", and "I put the STD in stud. All I need is U."
  20. Sailorlite

    Sailorlite Been here awhile

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    Any rumors or speculation as to what will appear at the big EICMA show in November?