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Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Desmofan
Shafty, you know better than to work on your own...

Shafty, you know better than to work on your own BMW :lol3

The ecu will uplink to Skynet, and invalidate that part of the warranty.

Glad to help:raabia
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Desmofan
I have the fancy schmancy bmw etched version, ...

I have the fancy schmancy bmw etched version, and that's what is in the end: two rings held in by screws, with a touch of weld (tamper proof :lol3).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Desmofan
Well, you've already got the solution: wrap all...

Well, you've already got the solution: wrap all the components of your bike in $20 bills, and you're protected :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By Desmofan
42 N-m, 31 ft-lbs.

42 N-m, 31 ft-lbs.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,136
Posted By Desmofan
2014 GSW with 5K, kill/start switch unit replaced...

2014 GSW with 5K, kill/start switch unit replaced under warranty (sticky). Other than that I love it!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Desmofan
Interesting this came up, as I just rode my bud's...

Interesting this came up, as I just rode my bud's new 2015 (basic model) GSW, and I have a full boat 2014 GSW.
I have to admit the 2015 shifts smoother in the lower gears, but does not spin up as...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,680
Posted By Desmofan
:freaky :lol3

:freaky :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,460
Posted By Desmofan
What did the African Grey think of all this :lol3...

What did the African Grey think of all this :lol3

Awesome (M.E. here, downloaded your FBD analysis), well done. :clap

Now go borrow someone's KTM 1190 and hoist it by it's own petard, so we...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,779
Posted By Desmofan
Gotcha:(:

Gotcha:(:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,779
Posted By Desmofan
Your vertical axis is haywire-the last time I...

Your vertical axis is haywire-the last time I checked GS's don't make 1100 ft-lbs of torque :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,795
Posted By Desmofan
Who know, but it saves me and Shafted all the...

Who know, but it saves me and Shafted all the time, especially urban areas. No one goes the limit in SoCal, so the CHP are de facto tax collectors :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 851
Posted By Desmofan
http://www.advdesigns.com/ulcotokitfor.html

http://www.advdesigns.com/ulcotokitfor.html
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By Desmofan
Sooner or later they're going to have to...

Sooner or later they're going to have to introduce VANOS style variable cam timing...perhaps 2016 or 17? :ricky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,379
Posted By Desmofan
Amazing Woody! What are your parts, and what's...

Amazing Woody! What are your parts, and what's donated from the GSW? I see your custom billet hubs, wave rotors, etc. Do you mount the BMW ABS tone rings?

Around what cost?

BTW you built a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,150
Posted By Desmofan
That's the spirit :lol3

That's the spirit :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,150
Posted By Desmofan
Motorcyclist's results are what you'd expect from...

Motorcyclist's results are what you'd expect from an open header and muffler, without re-mapping. Probably dangerously lean. The UKGSER website/Hilltop tuning thread (UK re-mapping shop) has many...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,224
Views: 440,685
Posted By Desmofan
Agreed! I did the first half of Lost Coast/Usal...

Agreed! I did the first half of Lost Coast/Usal dirt road on my SMT :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,262
Posted By Desmofan
I'm curious-did you or your buddy point out to...

I'm curious-did you or your buddy point out to the cop what he had just missed ? If so, I'd love to hear the cop's response:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,272,400
Posted By Desmofan
My hats off to you Botch, I used to live in Ogden...

My hats off to you Botch, I used to live in Ogden Valley (Eden), and NEVER rode in Jan...of course half the time my 200' driveway was knee deep in snow. I loved it there :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By Desmofan
R&G Racing actually makes them for the GSW, go to...

R&G Racing actually makes them for the GSW, go to Twisted Throttle. Same $ as the MAM's, but probably not as tough. I'm surprised no one has mentioned them yet. You CAN buy one side individually,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,912
Posted By Desmofan
Both 2012 and 2013+ are 5.3 gallons.

Both 2012 and 2013+ are 5.3 gallons.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,912
Posted By Desmofan
IN Aug 2013 MCNEWS weighed a loaded wethead at...

IN Aug 2013 MCNEWS weighed a loaded wethead at 543 full of gas, "exactly same as before (camhead)". :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,271
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto, they're very different bikes :lurk

Ditto, they're very different bikes :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 25,589
Posted By Desmofan
Same here, I can't tolerate grips on high until...

Same here, I can't tolerate grips on high until into the 40's. Late 2014 GSW.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks, that's the one was trying to find:deal

Thanks, that's the one was trying to find:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By Desmofan
I was wrong, it's all over the K1600 forums (many...

I was wrong, it's all over the K1600 forums (many failures). Surf around here:

http://www.k1600forum.com/forum/bmw-k1600-lighting-electrical/32953-how-start-your-bike-paper-clip-7.html
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,066
Posted By Desmofan
My start/kill switch seized this week, 2014 GSW...

My start/kill switch seized this week, 2014 GSW with 2600 miles. Just got it warranty replaced, and the service mgr said there is a recall on the switch. The new one is noticeably different in feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto: BT pigtail wired direct to the battery, BT...

Ditto: BT pigtail wired direct to the battery, BT goes from red to blinky to green in a few minutes if I forgot to plug it in overnight. Been doing since new in September.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,148
Posted By Desmofan
Two of my riding buds have an 1190 standard, and...

Two of my riding buds have an 1190 standard, and R1200GSW. I rode them both (and owned 2 Lc8 KTM's at that time). I bought the GSW :wink: YMMV...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By Desmofan
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By Desmofan
What about the Antgravity Li-ph batteries? They...

What about the Antgravity Li-ph batteries? They come in OEM sized cases with optional polarity terminals.
I was looking at the Antigrav YTX12-12, 12ah, 360 CCA (! stock is only 200), 3 pounds vice...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,559
Posted By Desmofan
http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/7641/7377111802...

http://img216.imageshack.us/img216/7641/7377111802090bgcn3.jpg

I'll see that and raise it Shafted's famous Baja ass plant :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,559
Posted By Desmofan
http://colleen-photovisions.smugmug.com/Roger/Bike...

http://colleen-photovisions.smugmug.com/Roger/Bikes/Bikes/i-GJRVhMT/0/M/20141111_124330-M.jpg

Of course it's a dirt bike, right before I mired it in foot deep sand and had to rely on the kindness...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 384,874
Posted By Desmofan
Je-soos Marimba, you've got NADS!

Je-soos Marimba, you've got NADS!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,393
Posted By Desmofan
"Apparently, BMW received some negative feedback...

"Apparently, BMW received some negative feedback on the resulting twitchy handling characteristics and relaxed the geometry for the 2014 model GS to 64.50 degrees with 3.9 inches of trail. They also...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Desmofan
Seeing the deterioration of BMW tool kits thru...

Seeing the deterioration of BMW tool kits thru the years-here's a sneak preview of the 2016 GS toolkit:

http://icdn6.digitaltrends.com/image/visa-mastercard-credit-cards-970x0.jpg?ver=1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,138
Posted By Desmofan
The discussion of factory warranty confuses me:...

The discussion of factory warranty confuses me: when I bought my dealer demo 2010 model KTM 990SMT, in August of 2011 with 4000 miles, the warranty started from the day I bought it (put into service...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,821
Posted By Desmofan
Thanks Jet, I'm married so free mustache rides...

Thanks Jet, I'm married so free mustache rides are discouraged :lol3

Sorry, I don't know what a "picket point" is-is that standard H-60 equipment? I guess you mean bungee holes. Hey, if you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,821
Posted By Desmofan
Jetspeed et al: as I don't give rides, and want...

Jetspeed et al: as I don't give rides, and want to lose the pasenger seat, I was kinda interested in the BMW passenger seat plate (subject of this thread), but can't see what good it is either than...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,300
Posted By Desmofan
Not even one letter ? :lol3 ...

Not even one letter ? :lol3

http://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/179415/file-255682987-png/images/screen_shot_2013-08-13_at_12.30.11_pm.png?t=1413870978267
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