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Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 35,144
Posted By duckboy
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looks good to me. to each their own. the GS's aren't exactly runway models either.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 35,144
Posted By duckboy
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maybe it's a real big German dude riding it :)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,326
Posted By duckboy
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taking my bike in again, 4th time, to get this issue looked at. gonna leave it there for them to thoroughly diagnose the problem. this new service mgr agrees that it shouldn't be doing this, but,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,326
Posted By duckboy
shadhardman, was this work covered under...

shadhardman,
was this work covered under warranty? if not, how much was it? my dealer probably won't believe me and i'll probably be stuck with the bill.

thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By duckboy
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Shadhardman,
When did this recall happen? Have u taken ur bike in to get this recall addressed?

How's the coil replacement working?

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,186
Posted By duckboy
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the NightRider plug-in thing works good and basically eliminates the throttle blip problem.

the BrenTuning ecu reflash kind of helps the throttle blip issue but doesn't get rid of it. but it does...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By duckboy
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i installed a BrenTuning ecu reflash, and per my butt dyno, the flatspot is gone. my '12 r12gs is so much easier to ride because of the improved throttle response and linear power delivery (flatter...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 595,432
Posted By duckboy
new to MM!

just bought a MM from my riding buddy.

it's got 5500 mi's new tires and is in immaculate shape.

the supsension ride height settings feel a bit out of place to me (bike feels like it's riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By duckboy
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Terry,

i do recall the text you posted. you should really call Bren at BrenTuning. he can explain and clarify things much better than i can. i was probably incorrect in my statement about F/A...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By duckboy
hahah

this is the sort of techno stuff that's WAY over my head... i'll let you guys discuss this stuff. :) :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By duckboy
yah, i'm not looking at turning the GS into a KTM...

yah, i'm not looking at turning the GS into a KTM 1290 Duke R. i just wanted a smoother (linear) running GS w/ an easier to control throttle. mileage wasn't a concern of mine, but, i'll keep an eye...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By duckboy
i had questions too but i called BT and was able...

i had questions too but i called BT and was able to talk directly to Bren and his knowledge of BMW maps and logic impressed me. plus, he confirmed that all BMW ECU software safety parameters remain...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By duckboy
hope this helps

firstly, i'm not a high tech know it all. i am merely a consumer who owns a GS that was unhappy w/ the fuel mapping and wanted to try something to fix it w/o all the extra cables hanging off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,114
Posted By duckboy
BrenTuning: ECU Reflash

got my '12 R12GS ecu reflashed via the BrenTuning handheld unit & map.

omg. this new map has transformed my bike and i no longer feel like selling it. the engine has been awakened with a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,326
Posted By duckboy
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called bmw NA and they told me the bike is within parameters and there's nothing wrong w/ the bike. they said the r1200 engine can't manage quick flicks of the throttle w/o load. not sure why this...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,326
Posted By duckboy
this sucks. too bad for us. glad you're ok...

this sucks. too bad for us. glad you're ok after the accident.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,326
Posted By duckboy
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anyone?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,326
Posted By duckboy
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any progress on this issue? i thought it was just me but i'm "glad" to hear there's others w/ this problem. i took it once to Irv Seaver's but they told me they couldn't get the problem to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,127
Posted By duckboy
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aren't the top mounts of the F & R shocks non-moment bearing mounts? how would a side load manifest itself into the shock rod?

[QUOTE=slowinfastout;8812974]... the shock showed signs of being...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By duckboy
Chip, i'm not a yuppie either but would...

Chip,

i'm not a yuppie either but would have to agree that these options on the bike are not necessary but sure come in helpful under certain conditions. kind of like heated seats. don't really...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By duckboy
twempie, didn't know the stk tpms system was...

twempie,

didn't know the stk tpms system was so sophisticated. i thought i just an absolute pressure. again, thanks for the helpful and relavent info.

duckboy
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,156
Posted By duckboy
TPMS accuracy??

I thought my air gauge were accurate all this time until I got my '12 gs triple blk with TPMS. Now it looks like my air pressure gauges have been short (gives a value greater than the TPMS) by 2-3...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,764
Posted By duckboy
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what the heck bike is this?!! looks very cool. i like the front suspension!
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 20,321
Posted By duckboy
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i have an '09 rt, and love it. the r12gs i had was good but the sure footedness and agility and wind protection of the rt sold me. plus the bike feels even better when i'm two up with the wife.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By duckboy
Ohlins esa units just released for GS

http://www.ohlins.com/About-the-company/News-new/Ohlins-launches-Worlds-first-replacement-EC-suspension/

gonna have to hold out till mid '12 for RT units to released. that's the rumor at least. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,095
Posted By duckboy
Ohlins esa units just released for GS

http://www.ohlins.com/About-the-company/News-new/Ohlins-launches-Worlds-first-replacement-EC-suspension/

i guess i have to hold out till mid '12 for RT versions!! can't wait!

duckboy
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,228
Posted By duckboy
ohlins esa version just released

http://www.ohlins.com/About-the-company/News-new/Ohlins-launches-Worlds-first-replacement-EC-suspension/

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,016
Posted By duckboy
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ok, now this restyled body is seriously badass.

might have to get one!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 558,110
Posted By duckboy
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Poolside,

still waiting to see when i can buy my IICE-Air unit, & ICE-Cool unit. PLEASE let me know when we can liberate our big twins to perform as God has intended.

thanks.

duckboy
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 162,268
Posted By duckboy
IICE-AIR vs Accelerator Module

Poolside,

how does your device differ from the Accelerator Module? i currently have one of those my '09 R12RT but when riding in warm/hot-ish weather the throttle response goes soggy, like stock,...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 162,268
Posted By duckboy
next run?

sent you a PM, requesting to purchase an unit for my r12rt.

please don't know leave the rest of us hanging!

i'm in torrance and can swing by for pickup!

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,690
Posted By duckboy
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pretty dang cool looking bike, if you ask me. it's the supermoto version that bmw probably should'a built. oh well, i'm glad their subsidiary did. can't wait till it hits the market and hope it's...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,806
Posted By duckboy
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i'd buy one if my co. wasn't about to have massive layoffs. test rode one and they handle quite amazingly. the footpeg placement is a tiny bit forward for my taste but i'm sure i'd get used to it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 137,326
Posted By duckboy
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thanks for posting your adventure. glad you two had a great adventure and made it back safe. amazing pictures.

duckboy
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By duckboy
Pps

Stig Petterson's moved to NC. when i get to the point of ordering ohlins for my r12rt, i'll definitely order through him as he understands socal roads since he used to be in anaheim. i'd be leary...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,768
Posted By duckboy
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i had RA's on my r12gs and my r12rt. both sets gave me the front wheel shimmy's when i closed throttle at about 35 mph. the set for the r12gs were made in korea and the set for the r12rt was made...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 183,479
Posted By duckboy
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this bike is soooooo badass. it's got me thinking of all kinds of shinanagins!! need to get one soon!!!
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,619
Posted By duckboy
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that's a pretty cool vid. i love the engine sound. that staggered firing order sounds great!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 157,870
Posted By duckboy
does that Wrapping stuff come of fairly easy and...

does that Wrapping stuff come of fairly easy and without destroying the underlying paint?
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 183,479
Posted By duckboy
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i can't believe the size of those primaries coming off the engine and snaking around on the right side! wonder if the displacement's higher than the current 1200 config?

reminds me not of a...
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