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Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By n1tr0
:rofl Don't get me started on the cruise...

:rofl
Don't get me started on the cruise control. Holy crap is it convenient. I'm using it almost constantly... even in town at 30mph when I just need to give my right hand a shake or adjust...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 176,223
Posted By n1tr0
Hopefully there'll be an H11b option as well,...

Hopefully there'll be an H11b option as well, then I can do my car as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By n1tr0
The control system and the shocks are two...

The control system and the shocks are two different entities. While you can retrofit different shocks after the bike is delivered, you can't go in and retrofit the control system.

Once you get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,632
Posted By n1tr0
I like to keep my bikes as simple and barebone as...

I like to keep my bikes as simple and barebone as possible, but having ridden 2 different demo bikes, one with the new dynamic ESA and one without, there was no way I was ordering mine without. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,349
Views: 392,107
Posted By n1tr0
I'm curious about how you did your side panels...

I'm curious about how you did your side panels and wings. Paint or vinyl ? I've been wanting to do mine, but I don't think I could handle the downtime associated with painting.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,844
Posted By n1tr0
Stand up while riding and bounce up and down in...

Stand up while riding and bounce up and down in the different modes. The difference between the settings is pretty amazing. If you're having trouble feeling the difference, the roads you're riding on...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 176,223
Posted By n1tr0
Nope, the LED 'upgrade' is an $850 option.

Nope, the LED 'upgrade' is an $850 option.
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 176,223
Posted By n1tr0
Has anyone tested these lights on a new R1200GSW...

Has anyone tested these lights on a new R1200GSW ? I like the idea of a brighter, whiter light without the need for ballasts (HID), but I'm still nervous about possible bulb-out or CANbus errors. As...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 188,179
Posted By n1tr0
http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a411/spd_rcr/2...

http://i1033.photobucket.com/albums/a411/spd_rcr/20140721_160911_Android_zps7d1fa47f.jpg (http://s1033.photobucket.com/user/spd_rcr/media/20140721_160911_Android_zps7d1fa47f.jpg.html)
That's a weeks...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 346,021
Posted By n1tr0
Thanks for the heads up on the possible...

Thanks for the heads up on the possible backorder. My local dealership is saying that can't even get me in to look at the bad switch for a couple weeks. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 346,021
Posted By n1tr0
Anyone have a sticking start button ? My Mar.13,...

Anyone have a sticking start button ? My Mar.13, 2014 build GS is having starting to act up. Takes enough force that I'm thinking something has broken off inside and is jamming it. I thought the...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,842
Posted By n1tr0
Just curious how you guys are liking this helmet...

Just curious how you guys are liking this helmet now that we've had some hot weather ? I didn't see any rear vents, or much venting at all on the helmet ?

Also, did it come with the pinlock insert...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,639
Posted By n1tr0
That works well if the tube on your syringe is...

That works well if the tube on your syringe is small enough, mine wasn't so I removed the guard and squirted in w/o the hose.

I measured the amount removed, closer to 200ml (about ~190ml/cc) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 346,021
Posted By n1tr0
:rofl No that sounds about right. Have you ever...

:rofl
No that sounds about right. Have you ever tried covering any serious distance in Europe. Roadtrips that would hardly leave ink on the map in the US, take days over there.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,082
Posted By n1tr0
Rain-X really isn't meant to be used on plastics....

Rain-X really isn't meant to be used on plastics. For my helmets I usually use Nikwax on the outside and either Scott's anti-fog or Jaw's quick spit spray on the inside. I'm still looking for the...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,082
Posted By n1tr0
If you really want a pinlock system, the Nolan...

If you really want a pinlock system, the Nolan X-lite 551 comes standard with one, but you'll need to buy/import it from a non-US vendor. I know a few guys who have one and really like it. You can...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,903
Posted By n1tr0
Could anyone with an XL comment on if there is a...

Could anyone with an XL comment on if there is a cutout in the foam for speakers or not ? there seems to be some mixed opinions on this ?

I've been progressing through the DS helmets over the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,815
Posted By n1tr0
The 'cheap' Fastway pegs are a screaming deal....

The 'cheap' Fastway pegs are a screaming deal. Nothing gimmicky or fragile, they even look more oem than even the bmw option and the different length set-screws/spikes let you choose how aggressive...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By n1tr0
Thumb Thank-you, that's exactly what I was wondering.

Thank-you, that's exactly what I was wondering.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By n1tr0
Ztechnik Sport windshield for the R1200GSW ?

I know most people are replacing their windscreens with larger touring models, but I'm ok with the coverage from the stock screen, just not it's clarity.
Has anyone tested out the 'Sport' model...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,255
Posted By n1tr0
Thumb Spent a couple hours of my ride today on some old...

Spent a couple hours of my ride today on some old forest service roads. Figured this was a good shot of the bars and skidplate. The skidplate is doing it's job and I'm going to continue trying not to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By n1tr0
My Altrider skidplate was making all sorts of...

My Altrider skidplate was making all sorts of noise today... deflecting rocks :rofl

I have to wonder if you guys are getting a lot of noise transmission because most of the skidplates are mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,255
Posted By n1tr0
In a tip-over I think they'd do just fine, but if...

In a tip-over I think they'd do just fine, but if you're crashing into branches or hitting uneven ground at speed, the uppers would be nice. Altrider has a video on youtube of them rolling the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,407
Posted By n1tr0
In all my years as a mechanic, I've never broken...

In all my years as a mechanic, I've never broken a fastener that was installed with any sort of threadlock, not even the green stuff. The additional torque to remove is a function of the threaded...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,255
Posted By n1tr0
The AltRider (aftermarket) skidplate is the only...

The AltRider (aftermarket) skidplate is the only one on the market which has a drain hole, oem included.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 346,021
Posted By n1tr0
I got the cast wheels specifically for going off...

I got the cast wheels specifically for going off road. For all practical purposes, they're stronger, and more importantly, they're easy to clean the mud off of :)
In the northwest there's only...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,407
Posted By n1tr0
Ya, the proper German spec is always Guten-tight,...

Ya, the proper German spec is always Guten-tight, unless it's an off day when it's Guten-nuff.
I used to joke that I went back for my engineering degree just so I could infiltrate Porsche & give a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,255
Posted By n1tr0
I was under the bike looking at how the hole...

I was under the bike looking at how the hole lined up after the install. It could definitely be enlarged about a quarter inch all around. It also looks like it might work better on the side-stand,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,407
Posted By n1tr0
Ya, never trust the factory. We used to get...

Ya, never trust the factory. We used to get Porsche Cup cars and the first thing you do is strip the whole thing down to nothing and reassemble it with a torque wrench and loctite.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,407
Posted By n1tr0
Now I know they rebranded the Castrol SAF-XO to...

Now I know they rebranded the Castrol SAF-XO to Castrol Syntrax Long Life; any idea if Syntrax Long Life is the same as the Syntrax Limited Slip ?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,366
Posted By n1tr0
Hope this shock issue doesn't carry over to the...

Hope this shock issue doesn't carry over to the 2014 GS's with Dynamic ESA
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By n1tr0
You're unbolting the calipers before you remove...

You're unbolting the calipers before you remove the front wheel ? This is my first bike w/ dual front rotors, but on all my previous bikes I've always just slid the wheel in and out leaving the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By n1tr0
Those look like wide-band O2 sensors on each...

Those look like wide-band O2 sensors on each header, so I wouldn't be too worried about the fuel trim so much as the ecm throwing faults while there's no aftermarket scan-tool available yet.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,394
Posted By n1tr0
They simply want you to 'unload' the suspension...

They simply want you to 'unload' the suspension when changing height so the little motor that winds up the pre-load on the spring isn't over-taxed. They could make it heavier duty, but that would add...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By n1tr0
Question I saw those, but it looks like they also...

I saw those, but it looks like they also eliminate the exhaust baffle. I'm wondering what sort of errors or tuning issues that might cause ?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,394
Posted By n1tr0
Ya, whatever magic sauce they've added to the new...

Ya, whatever magic sauce they've added to the new ESA combined with the new ABS system! wow! I generally like stripping out every unnecessary wire and bit from my bikes, but with all the standard...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,666
Posted By n1tr0
If you're breaking in the motor (varying the...

If you're breaking in the motor (varying the throttle a bunch, loading and then engine braking) you're probably using a lot of extra fuel.

My biggest surprises were: 1. how clunky the gearbox was...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By n1tr0
Say what ?! I spend a good amount of time...

Say what ?! I spend a good amount of time standing up on my bikes, particularly in traffic as I like to keep an eye on what's happening as far ahead as possible. Having grown up riding dirtbikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,064
Posted By n1tr0
How-to Install Oury Grips on the R1200GSW

Alright, so I just went for it.
The left grip was stupid easy to remove, the right grip was stupid hard.

To remove the left grip I simply put a nick in the thumb-flange (or whatever you want to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,255
Posted By n1tr0
Thought it might be helpful to show how centering...

Thought it might be helpful to show how centering the bolts can be done. A few minutes getting them centered at the kitchen table and then everything else just slid together on the bike.

Just...
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