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Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,608
Posted By Desmofan
That's the spirit :lol3

That's the spirit :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,608
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, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 402,084
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,277
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, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,270
Views: 1,090,354
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, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,508
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,087
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, 03:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,087
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, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,037
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto, they're very different bikes :lurk

Ditto, they're very different bikes :lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 16,701
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, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
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, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
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, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 995
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, 09:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,573
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, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By Desmofan
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
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, 04:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,549
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, 03:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,549
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, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 315,144
Posted By Desmofan
Je-soos Marimba, you've got NADS!

Je-soos Marimba, you've got NADS!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,022
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, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
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, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,978
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,527
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, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,527
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, 02:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,877
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
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By Desmofan
Jim Von Baden's website has the spreadsheet (and...

Jim Von Baden's website has the spreadsheet (and the cool DVD-which I ordered :deal), but for expediency here's the torque:

drain plug 42 N-M
oil filter 11 N-M
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,401
Posted By Desmofan
I think he's refering to the 'normal' 2013+ R1200...

I think he's refering to the 'normal' 2013+ R1200 GS wethead, not GSA. It is a real (not brochure) weight of 525 full of gas.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,401
Posted By Desmofan
You have read this, haven't you? ...

You have read this, haven't you?

http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/06/27/2013-bmw-r1200gs-vs-yamaha-super-tenere-adventure-bike-comparison-test-review-photos/
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,102
Posted By Desmofan
The problem is you're too tall Shafty :wings ...

The problem is you're too tall Shafty :wings

Some inmate had a thread about cleverly modding the GSW mount, to raise the bar an inch or so. I can't find it quickly, but I remember it was well...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By Desmofan
That's right, here's the Navy's newest stealth...

That's right, here's the Navy's newest stealth fighter :lol3

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_NFtqCMIGTKU/Rbo5wyzuTPI/AAAAAAAAAPE/rcCcrDAqB1E/s400/besler_title.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,102
Posted By Desmofan
Well, if you could see some of the steam guages...

Well, if you could see some of the steam guages and 90's era CRT's in the USN acft I support, the Nav V and whizz wheel would blow your mind too :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,984
Posted By Desmofan
Good point (as I was cursing the flip up this...

Good point (as I was cursing the flip up this am)! Someone be a crash test dummy :lol3

Hey Slow-I'm the inmate that sold you the KTM 950 17/19 set-I see we've both moved on to Zee Roundel :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,125
Posted By Desmofan
Looks like he's in San Diego, Jet, like you and...

Looks like he's in San Diego, Jet, like you and me (BTW I work on North Island too)...that yields 2 choices for dealers, one of which I just bought my GS at. Uh oh :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,635
Posted By Desmofan
It's all Shafted's fault: I rode his on some of...

It's all Shafted's fault: I rode his on some of central CA's best roads, swooned, and sold my KTM950 to help finance a 2014 a week ago! It goes in for it's first service today, and it is hands down...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 25,196
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is...

Ditto- I don't even own a BMW and that there is poetry.

"A man that eloquent has to be saved!"
-Patton
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 402,084
Posted By Desmofan
The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has...

The tuneecu site is way out of date. Kevxtx has dozens collected on his own sharesite. Go to KTMSMT.com/technical discussions/Kev's SMT Mod List for the links.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 402,084
Posted By Desmofan
I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011):...

I did all that when new (bought 2010 in 2011): SAS removed, 02's out (and turned off via TuneEcu), Wings with quieter baffles, secondaries out, EPC off, Rottweiler airfilter. It runs so much...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 402,084
Posted By Desmofan
Ditto on the dick breakfast :lol3 I've had Wing's...

Ditto on the dick breakfast :lol3 I've had Wing's on my 2010 SMT for all of it's 14K miles, and they still look flawless and sound great (no change in packing). I'm an aero structures engineering...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,737
Posted By Desmofan
No VFR discussion is complete w/o a head to head...

No VFR discussion is complete w/o a head to head dyno chart of the 5th gen VFR800 vs. the 6th gen craptastic VTEC. With progress like that, who wouldn't wait till last year!
...
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