The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    They wouldn't be able to sell the bike otherwise. I've got five bikes in my garage of various vintages and every one has a DOT embossed on its headlight(s).

    - Mark
  2. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    Of course they would....without the optional LED headlights. :huh Just the same as they sell bikes in the US without the LED turn signals that come on the same models in the rest of the world because they are not DOT approved.
  3. Bundu

    Bundu ===============

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    all I can say http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rNXP2ndT9M
  4. khale

    khale ride dirty

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    I don't think it's a deal breaker if it doesn't have LED headlight or turn signals, just disappointing. We all know how fast paced and modern the US gov't is.:rofl
  5. cug

    cug --

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    Yeah, especially DOT can make the Vatican seem modern, rushed, and precipitous ... :lol3
  6. Aldebaran

    Aldebaran n00b

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    :rofl Good one ! I really like your sens of humour ! at first I thought you were serious ! :lol3 Thanks , you made my day !!! :poser
  7. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    They were only that way on the 2010-2012 bikes anyhow. Most still added ROX Risers to get more up and back. IMHO Not a big deal.

    Jim :brow
  8. kindofblue

    kindofblue Ride it like you stole it

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    Or you could have the panels covered in vinyl in a different color or pattern which you could always take off when you eventually sell the bike:D

  9. Marki_GSA

    Marki_GSA Long timer

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    They were on at least 08-09 as well. My 09 has them.
  10. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    Very true and great suggestion. There is a shop locally that does this sort of thing on the most exotic of cars. They even 3M filmed my matte painted Multi and you could never tell it was covered. A big business in the making for sure.
  11. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Jim got a point, I'm still using Rox Risers...
    Maybe this setup was a bit expensive so BMW went back to the standard also using 2 through bolts (more stable?)
    than on the "rotate-clamps" before with only one bolt on each side screwing everything down if you know what I mean.
  12. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Good info!

    Jim :brow
  13. taran1900

    taran1900 Adventurer

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    You have to buy the Ganz tolles extremes Eigenschaft-Paket to get it. :deal
  14. taran1900

    taran1900 Adventurer

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    It is the new Fluss-Kondensator. :wink:
  15. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    No doubt Touratech is bending a protector for it as we speak.
  16. Montauk

    Montauk Been here awhile

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    Not much difference. The screws look different.
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  17. Rauven

    Rauven I like the cold...

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    But where will we get 1,21 Gigawatt from ?
  18. advNZer?

    advNZer? Long timer

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    wait till 88 mph
  19. twray

    twray Adventurer

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    Any word on cruise control?
  20. Montauk

    Montauk Been here awhile

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    What about it? It's there. The control is on the left side.