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Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,607
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: 1,448
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: 1,448
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: 1,448
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: 783
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: 8,694
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: 811
Posted By Desmofan
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
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: 10,629
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: 10,629
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: 1,127
Views: 261,381
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: 2,722
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: 829
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: 1,845
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: 2,311
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: 2,311
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: 5,441
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: 285
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: Beasts 10-10-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,516
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: Beasts 10-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,516
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: 1,903
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: 1,842
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: 1,903
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: 1,842
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: 3,843
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: 3,434
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: 23,636
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: 2,032
Views: 375,623
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: 2,032
Views: 375,623
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: 2,032
Views: 375,623
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: 23,903
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!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,920
Posted By Desmofan
Don't worry Shafty, you'll get 180K out of Ole...

Don't worry Shafty, you'll get 180K out of Ole Blue :lol3 !
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,463
Posted By Desmofan
I live in Kalifornistan. My 2010 990SMT got hit...

I live in Kalifornistan. My 2010 990SMT got hit by this. I ignored the letter till I went into AAA registration, and you can guess the rest :lol3 :deal

So, I went to 2 dealers, here's 2 possbile...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,623
Posted By Desmofan
What WSMC said! :bow

What WSMC said! :bow
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,885
Posted By Desmofan
Same deal on my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L HO...

Same deal on my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L HO V8. Bitchin motor!
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 54,210
Posted By Desmofan
Relax, you'll love it! I've been on week long...

Relax, you'll love it! I've been on week long trips 2X a year since I got the 2010, including some relatively serious dirt (Usal road, Lost Coast NorCal) :clap Wind never bugs me.

Fuel light comes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,016
Posted By Desmofan
I second that :lol3

I second that :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 375,623
Posted By Desmofan
Congrats Christophe, you'll love the SMT :freaky....

Congrats Christophe, you'll love the SMT :freaky. You can plug tubeless tires, I had to do it twice on a the last 100 mile leg of a 1500 mile trip, to limp home. I hit a large rock in the street at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-12-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,804
Posted By Desmofan
I've ordered a ton of stuff from KTMtwins since...

I've ordered a ton of stuff from KTMtwins since their inception- Ron, Jen, and the rest of the staff have always been great, no problems :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 902,498
Posted By Desmofan
Yeah, me too. I sold my white framed, farkled...

Yeah, me too. I sold my white framed, farkled 1992 Superlight. Kill me :cry
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