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Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,093
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Shell Gas (high sulfur content fuels)

Hi--I know this is of limited help but I have exactly the same motor with the same mileage 2012 R1200GS Triple Black. I'm a chemist--use this info as you need it:

I just did a valve check and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,221,311
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
2012 Triple Black

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r497/davehoke1/016.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,531
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Clearwater Lights on a 2012 R1200GS

Here are the Glendas and Kristas, I purchased colored bezels and amber lenses (not on now) for the Glendas in bad weather. I wired the whloe thing using PosiLocks, and PosiTaps, even to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,397
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Castrol

I like Castrol Actevo X-Tra 4T part-synthetic 10W40 for my 2012 R1200GS Triple Black, 7-8 bucks a qt, (Cycle Gear is cheap)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Regular R1200-GS

I Love my 2012 R-1200GS. For me, there is no better bike to ride 50 miles from South Lake Tahoe. I like the power to weight ratio of the regular GS. Electronic ESA is all you need!! Its a dream...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,713
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Castrol Gear Oil and 2010-2012 R1200GS

Hi Guys, after doing some research at the Castrol website this is my opinion on what to use, but as other have stated, any GL-5 fully-synthetic 75W-90 will work in both the transmission and the rear...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,273
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Akrapovic.

I love my titanium Akrapovic can on my Triple Black, can't wait to but the full exhaust. :stoned
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Thanks--Akrapovic Cans

Thanks, Guys--I didn't mean to sound too opinionated--just love my machine--its all I got in the divorce.
As far ar the akrapovic, its all about money:

BMW has a high-performance division...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Try again..

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r497/davehoke1/018.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Photobucket

Cant get image to post using photobucket--Just a box with a red image
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
My 2012 R1200GS Triple Black

Here is my baby at 6000 miles and six months: My stock Metzeler Tourance EXP's are nearly worn out! Trying Bridgestone 501/502 next. This bike has every killer factory option installed except ASC...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,974
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Clearwater Lights

Fractal is correct--Glendas and Kristas all the way. Its the best aftermarket lighting setup on the market today. About $1200 complete
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Illium Works Bar Risers

I just installed these on my 2012 Triple Black and they are awesome. The clutch line will need to be released from a few zipties and the slack coaxed out but these 2" (further) risers make my back...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,625
Posted By Desert Runner Dave
Touratec

HI Waiting in My New Triple Black R1200GS and Topcase, Akrapovic, Clearwater Kristas and Glendas. I Like TT Zega Pro Anodized Black with Rapid trap and inner liner and two locks, one for the box,...
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