The All New LIQUID COOLED R1200GS threadfest

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

  1. duffs

    duffs I have a beard

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    Never a wasted day, just another reason to get out and ride! :D

    Glad to hear it's fixed.
  2. sbrownn

    sbrownn SlowMo

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    No matter how you shake it out it's a wasted day.
  3. sbrownn

    sbrownn SlowMo

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    Most of the day would be spent sitting at the dealers shop and then feeling like a stupid fool for bothering them with something so trivial.
  4. sbrownn

    sbrownn SlowMo

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    1.25 inches although it is probably expressed better in millimeters.
  5. sbrownn

    sbrownn SlowMo

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    It is inside the switch housing.
  6. pauljm

    pauljm R1200GS WC

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    Has anyone come up with a good way to mount the genuine BMW LED auxiliary headlights with the Touratech Crash Bar extensions. Got mine yesterday then mounted the Bars last night & realized they mount where the BMW mount for the LEDs is so I had to remove the mount. I just rigged them up temporarily & the dealer will look at a solution but if someone already has a good solution it may save some time & swearing. :D
  7. mefly2

    mefly2 Long timer

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    Try PIAA bracket 602-74000 7/8" to 1.25" univ light mount. It works well for me on my TT upper CBs.
  8. IB1

    IB1 Long timer

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    30 min to the dealer (on foot), or 5 min by bike :rofl
  9. IB1

    IB1 Long timer

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    No difference in riding them normally.

    And no, I haven't switched to an '14. the dealer is keeping the 13 as a test bike atm. But 14's heve been delivered for clients.
  10. twistedthrottle

    twistedthrottle Been here awhile

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    It is a tapered bar. The center is 28mm and the ends are roughly 22mm or 7/8.

    Kev
  11. cug

    cug --

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    Are you sure about the 28mm? 28mm is 1 1/8 inch. And the new bars are 1 1/4 inches as far as I know.
  12. twistedthrottle

    twistedthrottle Been here awhile

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    Nope. You're right. I just pulled out the calipers and measured the bars. they are 32mm or 1.25" in the center.

    Kev
  13. cug

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    Thanks for checking - mine is still on the boat or I would have gone to the garage to check it out ...
  14. mefly2

    mefly2 Long timer

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    1 1/4" on mine; I had to return Rox risers that were the wrong size - even though I eye-balled the bars and risers and told the parts fellow that they didn't look to be the right size. So, many are unfamiliar with the new GSW specs - even those who sell bike specific parts.
  15. cug

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    Let's put it that way - for people not used to metric it's often not easy to quickly double check whether the 1 1/14" are 28 or 32mm. It's just a completely brain dead system, no, not the metric - that one actually works.
  16. Scapadu

    Scapadu Motomaniac

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    I just know it is somewhere during early August.
  17. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html
    Use your last 7 VIN digits (also on registration papers?)...
    See if you got the one you ordered. :D
    (for example I didn't back in 2007... I never knew before checking here... They swapped parts in the reseller as it seems - which I don't care since they were surface parts like seat, covers etc.)
  18. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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  19. NLS

    NLS My bike needs washing...

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    What a surprise.
    Also the unlimited sport category... big surprise.
    (not)
    :D
  20. paco fernandez

    paco fernandez Mexico

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    Piia bracket over Touratech crash bars

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