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Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Carlo Muro
That's good feedback Kodiack. I have indeed...

That's good feedback Kodiack. I have indeed pressure washed it. Several times. I'm very surprised though that the finish is that delicate. I've washed all my vehicles with this same washer and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Carlo Muro
Mine is leaking like crazy. ...

Mine is leaking like crazy.

http://cdubs.smugmug.com/GS/i-sP4zBd4/0/M/10354084_10205140727022123_4000475706566541718_n-M.jpg (http://cdubs.smugmug.com/GS/i-sP4zBd4/A)

I think it might be what...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By Carlo Muro
If Rain and Road are all you have, can you still...

If Rain and Road are all you have, can you still turn off traction control? When I first got mine I headed up a steep gravel road that was very twisty too. I had forgotten to take it out of Road. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,742
Posted By Carlo Muro
Technically you are correct. Amazingly enough...

Technically you are correct. Amazingly enough though, "heard" actually makes more sense in this context. Follow the heard. They are definitely "heard"...by all!
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 1,247,335
Posted By Carlo Muro
NEVER heard that one! :1drink

NEVER heard that one! :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,995
Posted By Carlo Muro
I've had both and won't try to talk you out of an...

I've had both and won't try to talk you out of an older one. They're fine. Not nearly as snappy as the new ones but at the same time they have a more solid feel IMO.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 957,662
Posted By Carlo Muro
My previous one. Traded up for a LC in March. ...

My previous one. Traded up for a LC in March. She was NEVER that clean when I owned her.

http://cdubs.smugmug.com/June-2011/i-Tckpv8L/0/L/1483343_10203619367789093_463745267_n-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,489
Posted By Carlo Muro
Bestest title yet :lol3

Bestest title yet :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 163,746
Posted By Carlo Muro
The quality of this RR, and I in no way mean any...

The quality of this RR, and I in no way mean any disrespect to the authors of some terrific RR's, is head and shoulders above any I have read.

Thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,798
Posted By Carlo Muro
Mine also say PP-56MK3 but the year is 2013 Water...

Mine also say PP-56MK3 but the year is 2013 Water Cooled R1200GS.

You are correct the right side will not fit. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24908781#post24908781 Post 66.

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By Carlo Muro
Yup. ...

Yup. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24908781#post24908781 post #66

wait...WTH? You've got a '13. This is the EXACT SAME problem I had on my '14. Perhaps there was a mid-year...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,106
Posted By Carlo Muro
I don't know if it has been mentioned or not but...

I don't know if it has been mentioned or not but the right Pivot Pegz for the '13 GSW will not correctly fit a '14. I tried to put a set on my '14 today and the right one will fit but has a slightly...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By Carlo Muro
It's all about the torque

Interesting comparison. On paper this shouldn't even be a contest. But therein lies the fallacy of paper...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV0nwwUsus4
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,598
Posted By Carlo Muro
It's not an easy bike to start off on. I smelled...

It's not an easy bike to start off on. I smelled the clutch on my '07 Adv more than once. It was really very stupidly geared for an enduro bike. I like the conventional motorcycle-type wet clutch...
Forum: Europe 05-31-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Carlo Muro
Very sorry for your loss. It's maybe not...

Very sorry for your loss.

It's maybe not so valuable over there but extremely valuable over here on this side of the Atlantic. Big $$ in the States for one of those
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,812
Posted By Carlo Muro
I had Jesse's on my old GS. They are top...

I had Jesse's on my old GS. They are top quality, hold a ton of stuff, and will prevent the bike from sinking if in high water :D

I just don't like how they look. I always preferred the more...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 112,805
Posted By Carlo Muro
They're fast. All the raving you hear about the...

They're fast. All the raving you hear about the new Wasser Boxer GS and the old Fizzy will hang right with her. I own both so don't tell me I'm mistaken :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,308
Posted By Carlo Muro
I just installed a set of Altriders last week on...

I just installed a set of Altriders last week on a brand new GS. It seems like a quality product through and through. Much stouter than the stock GSA bars or even my friend's Touratech bars. All...
Forum: Vendors 04-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 169,783
Posted By Carlo Muro
How many times do we have to ask? I was "on the...

How many times do we have to ask? I was "on the list" back on 12/23.

This operation has taken so long that I no longer even have the bike. I just want to be made whole so I can sell this...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 112,805
Posted By Carlo Muro
Ive had a bunch of bikes and ridden bunches more....

Ive had a bunch of bikes and ridden bunches more. My current pimary one is the venerated GS LC. Ill stand my Ivans jetted 2001 Fizzy up to any of them. You wont miss the FI. OTOH I only live at...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 564,425
Posted By Carlo Muro
did you paint those side-panels black yourself? ...

did you paint those side-panels black yourself? It's an improvement over factory silver for sure!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,088
Posted By Carlo Muro
Gs vs mts

On the island of Sicily GS outnumber MTS by about 8 to 1. Not sure what that data says but it's impressive - at least to me.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By Carlo Muro
From my personal experience the only thing like...

From my personal experience the only thing like that that's happened to me occurred on a certain older model plastic sports car made by GM. If the battery was flat, but not completely flat, it had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By Carlo Muro
That is also my understanding

That is also my understanding
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Carlo Muro
"clack-clack-clack" is the sound they make when...

"clack-clack-clack" is the sound they make when the battery doesn't have enough juice to start it. Believe me...I've been down that path too many times. Your battery is flat. Try jumping it with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,088
Posted By Carlo Muro
^^ so we agree then. I've ridden both and...

^^ so we agree then.

I've ridden both and own the GS WC. Both are plenty fast for me but that 6cyl in the K is on a whole other planet:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,088
Posted By Carlo Muro
I seriously doubt that

I seriously doubt that
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,088
Posted By Carlo Muro
I just traded up yesterday to a non-Adventure...

I just traded up yesterday to a non-Adventure GSW. I got everything I wanted except for the spokes (I'm on the lookout for a pair). I came from an oil cooled GSA ('07). I'll agree that with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 32,341
Posted By Carlo Muro
Visit Sicily in the summer. Even GS riders...

Visit Sicily in the summer. Even GS riders (there are tons btw) wear less gear than the average HD rider stateside.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,501
Posted By Carlo Muro
I wish they wouldn't saddle the GSA with the same...

I wish they wouldn't saddle the GSA with the same 1st gear ratio as the GS. That's what they did in '05-'07 and it's just too F-CKING high on a loaded GSA that's trying to start out on rough ground....
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,509
Posted By Carlo Muro
Mine's been great. I pretty much stopped riding...

Mine's been great. I pretty much stopped riding it in 2008 when I discovered the whole GS thing but it's really a great bike. My only trouble has been a sticking EX-UP valve. I've had it out,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,842
Posted By Carlo Muro
Check your speedo's accuracy. My '06 was WAY...

Check your speedo's accuracy. My '06 was WAY optimistic. Like to the tune of 10%. Stock tires, no mods,...not sure why. Odo was spot on though.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,799
Posted By Carlo Muro
well played

well played
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 957,662
Posted By Carlo Muro
Marco Poli ...

Marco Poli

http://www.motociclismo.it/la-ohlins-non-basta-lo-zib-aldino-di-ballerini-piu-cliccato-del-2013-moto-57344
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 957,662
Posted By Carlo Muro
Not me :cry just my fav GS photo. It's from...

Not me :cry

just my fav GS photo. It's from a several year old test in an Italian bike mag
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,980
Views: 957,662
Posted By Carlo Muro
http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af331/a401cj/S...

http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af331/a401cj/SWSpec-345jpg_2000_zps91c48484.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By Carlo Muro
good point

good point
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By Carlo Muro
I can't say whether you have a problem or not but...

I can't say whether you have a problem or not but I can say that the GS will make some strange noises. Mine (2007 Adventure) just turned over 40k trouble free miles yesterday and by the way she...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Carlo Muro
you said you've tried all sorts of different...

you said you've tried all sorts of different pressures but have you done this one simple thing: Slap another set of tires on it. Tires, even though they might look fine, can be the source of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,812
Posted By Carlo Muro
Nobody rides those ill-handling sows anymore...

Nobody rides those ill-handling sows anymore :rofl

http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af331/a401cj/SWSpec-345jpg_2000_zps91c48484.jpg
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