Originally Posted by SQD8R
KTM, arguably the GS's main competitor, suffered nothing by running liquid cooling on its 950 and 990, the wet weight is similar to the GS. Furthermore I can't believe anyone is arguing wet weight when considering a GS - the way most people pack those things the last thing to worry about is the weight of the rad system.
Didn't KTM have water pump issues on the 950? That's what BMW needs is ANOTHER weak link. I'd be more worried about radiator damage than added weight. Crushed my DRZ radiator a few times.