The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    I wonder how much more poke they'll be able to get out of this motor? What was the old MM12 - 125bhp?
  2. rattis

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    + ad infitum and supersize it :lol3
  3. rattis

    rattis Long timer

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    ha ha I almost wet myself, but for those who can't afford it's nice to nit pick and talking about the incompetent engineers. Or they are simply revisionists.
    By the way I wonder what tires and oil it benefit most from.

    :ymca:ymca Best I could find, unfortunately no rim job smileys
  4. GSMarc

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    HP2E : 105 hp 115 Nm
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  5. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Thanks for that. Launch day is 2nd of March over here. Looking forward to having a go.
  6. Rauven

    Rauven I like the cold...

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    Just came back from the dealership, deposit paid in, my thunder gray bike comes late march :clap :D

    I feel like as little boy on christmas day :wings
  7. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Good news!
  8. RichBMW

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    Congrats:clap
  9. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    I admire you guys, buying before riding it, personally I'm not that brave. In my case I'll wait a couple years,
    checking out the GSA and then after checking out the next Honda Africa Twin 1000?? I'll strike :-)

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  10. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    At least in California, deposits are fully refundable, so will have time to do a test ride before writing the check. Luckily BMW earmarks the first bike to each dealer as a demo bike. If I'm not impressed on the test ride, I'm keeping my camhead and going to test ride a '13 Multistrada.
  11. Rauven

    Rauven I like the cold...

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    That :) (maybe exept the multistrada part)
  12. Edwardbikerider

    Edwardbikerider Bikerider

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    Last week I ordered a thunder gray one with some options.:clap I went for an option called Dynamic here in sweden (The one with full LED) and some parts as Engine protection bar, Enduro bachplate and navigator.
    BMW will start build up the bike during week 9.
    So now I hope the summer not will be rainy as last year.
  13. Edwardbikerider

    Edwardbikerider Bikerider

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    Forgot, also ordered spoked wheels and extra AUX-LED-lights.
  14. Bazgab

    Bazgab Been here awhile

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    Same here, but I think my other choice will be the KTM 1190 Adventure (if it comes out this summer at some point). Will be a hard decision for me though, as I have been without a bike for a couple years and I am dying to get a new one.
  15. cug

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    Chain. Not getting a bike with a chain again if I can help it. The Tiger is a really nice bike but the chain is a major annoyance. I'm not going to deal with that shit again on the next bike, whatever that might be. Would love a Honda V-Twin again (had a '96 Transalp for a few years and loved the engine), but would scratch it if it had a chain drive.
  16. tallguy-09

    tallguy-09 Smile 4 Miles

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    Right, I forgot so no Africa Twin. Had a 91 Transalp as well, I'm pretty sure I'll get the Wassserboxer, sooner than later :D
  17. Brahma

    Brahma Been here awhile

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    So, if the cylinders are cast with the case, doesn't that mean a potentially more costly amount of damage in a drop? Also makes it limiting to rebuild. Yikes...
  18. cug

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    Me too. At some point. But not so soon. Just waiting to get back on my Tiger.
  19. marchyman

    marchyman DR and GS

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    How often do you think a drop damages a cylinder? Valve covers and sometimes heads get damaged in a drop. Cylinders not so much. Oh, it can happen. It's just not something that I'd worry about. If the cylinder is damaged I'd be more worried about the state of my leg than how much it will cost to repair the bike.

    As for rebuilds... :dunno who rebuilds oilheads/hexheads?
  20. corriej

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