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Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Wisenheimer
Good to know. Thanks....

Good to know. Thanks....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 558,006
Posted By Wisenheimer
Hey, ordered mine about three months ago. Was...

Hey, ordered mine about three months ago. Was wondering if I fell through the cracks or you've stopped making them or what? JG, Ca.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Well, that's waterproof. Great to know. Thanks

Well, that's waterproof. Great to know. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
No problem. Thats a ballpark number and is good...

No problem. Thats a ballpark number and is good enough. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Okay, sounds like you don't always use the tall...

Okay, sounds like you don't always use the tall mountain mode. Is that correct?

I would need a tow out of a parking space so you're doing pretty good.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Good to know. Thanks

Good to know. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Tall mountain for the road? Wow, that's up in...

Tall mountain for the road? Wow, that's up in the air. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
The Micatechs look good on both bikes. Good you...

The Micatechs look good on both bikes. Good you never had a situation where you were dragging them to the point that you felt the bag would lever the bike off the pavement. The heat issue seems an...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
I was wondering about the exhaust heat. Thanks...

I was wondering about the exhaust heat. Thanks for the info. Heat shield it is. I guess most of the locks on panniers could be defeated pretty quick if someone was determined to get in there. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Great thanks. That ought to be enough mileage to...

Great thanks. That ought to be enough mileage to get them broken in and figure out if you like them. You are commenting on the features that attracted me to Micatech, plus that mounting system. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Very nice pannier. Not what I'm looking for...

Very nice pannier. Not what I'm looking for though and don't know what they cost USD or what shipping would be or how long to get here. So too many variables for me.



Thanks very much. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Wisenheimer
Eek Paranoia Strikes Deep.........

Looking for some relief from pannier paranoia.

I'm pretty sure I want to get a set of Micatech Pilots. I've searched every thread there is about Micatechs but, I'm still paranoid. About what? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Wisenheimer
Cee Bailey's winglets

Anyone using the Cee Bailey's winglets with the AF 330 on the 2010-2012 GS's? If so, do their holes line up with the holes on the subframe for the headlight like the stockers do?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Wisenheimer
Yup fits to 2012

I got this from Givi in response to my question whether or not the AF 330 would fit the 2012 R1200GS:

From: GIVI USA Inc <info@giviusa.com>
To: me
Sent: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 8:41 AM...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 612,768
Posted By Wisenheimer
Thanks for this information. I've been wanting...

Thanks for this information. I've been wanting to order a AF 330 but no one could give me a definitive answer as to the fitment on a 2012 GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Wisenheimer
Why are not more folks raving about tha Sachs slipper clutch?

'Cause I don't have one. When it's time I will get one.:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wisenheimer
Same here... they have a stack of them but say...

Same here... they have a stack of them but say they can't just give one with the bike but BMWNA has to send it to the buyer through the salesman. :topes
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,596
Posted By Wisenheimer
You're welcome.

You're welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,596
Posted By Wisenheimer
Just a Thought

You might try going to a "big truck" dealer like Peterbilt, Kenworth, etc.. or heavy truck parts stores. Eatons and Rockwells rear gears use 75/90 Syn GL-5. You can get it in 5gal pails or 55 gal...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wisenheimer
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,566
Posted By Wisenheimer
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wisenheimer
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,396
Posted By Wisenheimer
Congratulations on a wise choice. I just traded...

Congratulations on a wise choice.
I just traded my '06 K1200S in on a black beauty GS on 7/7/12 and only have 350 miles on her but I echo your sentiments about this bike.

I didn't start riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wisenheimer
Sorry, I'm no help on the install but I would...

Sorry, I'm no help on the install but I would like to know how long it took you from the time you bought the bike until the GPS arrived? Thanks,
:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
I hear ya on the seat. I'll have to get a custom...

I hear ya on the seat. I'll have to get a custom made something or the other for the GS.

I also hear ya on the used prices. There was no way I was going used when the difference between a used...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
I love the GS and am adapting to the power...

I love the GS and am adapting to the power difference. The 57hp differential is noticed mostly when passing or hard acceleration from a stop. But, in real world everyday riding the GS power is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Thanks:D

Thanks:D
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Lil' update. Just bought a 2012 Black...

Lil' update.

Just bought a 2012 Black R1200GS. Lov'n this bike.

Big thanks to all who chimed with their advice and observations.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
That's where I'm inclined to go, the 2012GS. ...

That's where I'm inclined to go, the 2012GS.

Congratulations on the GSA. BTW, pics or it didn't happen. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Yeah, I hear ya. I haven't had any of those...

Yeah, I hear ya. I haven't had any of those "common failure" items fail on my '06 K12S. Well, I did have the dreaded second gear failure. But the up side since it's a known problem on the '05-'06...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
That's an appealing idea. I know if I went that...

That's an appealing idea. I know if I went that route, within months I'd be at the track trying to lower my lap times.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Wasn't.......

Wasn't.......
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Not a bad idea. I would be looking for a '11 or...

Not a bad idea. I would be looking for a '11 or '12 and for the difference in price I would rather get new. At least the prices I've seen on used. I see people asking over $15k for '08's. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
That sounds reasonable. Gives me some incentive...

That sounds reasonable. Gives me some incentive to get the weight loss done and rehab my knees with ride'n.
Although, I don't want to beta test the waterhead so it would be a few years before I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Sounds like something that would happen to me. ...

Sounds like something that would happen to me. Over night lose another $5k in resale value. The Scot in me is really fighting the new one but the others just may win this fight.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
No doubt..... if someone else is paying the...

No doubt..... if someone else is paying the freight. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Yep, that's pretty much where I'm at. Thanks

Yep, that's pretty much where I'm at. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Yes the whole world is going to hell in an...

Yes the whole world is going to hell in an hand-basket on the express elevator, no doubt. I just don't want to come along for the ride. BTW, my K12S is prone to all the failures of the R12GS but, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wisenheimer
Yeah, that one is hard to argue with. Waz trying...

Yeah, that one is hard to argue with. Waz trying to get the 1150 to put that same smile on my face but it looks like it can't . Thanks.


That's what's problematic for me. I don't want to put...
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