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  1. Sorry, didn't see this until now. The shocks...

    Sorry, didn't see this until now. The shocks were $15xx.00 (don't remember exactly) and he estimates 2-3 hours install @ 85/hr.
  2. This is confirmed. Klaus took my order for a...

    This is confirmed. Klaus took my order for a pair of Wilburs last week. Should have them in and I'll be over there to have them installed the second week of April by his estimates.
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    Just a quick update. Estimate was $8200, geico...

    Just a quick update. Estimate was $8200, geico is paying $7700 ($500 ded.). Dealer contacted me saying geicos payment was about $500 shy (still taking my ded into consideration) so I have a couple...
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    Thanks for all the replies and concern. I...

    Thanks for all the replies and concern. I consider myself partially lucky, and partially prepared. Each and every miserably hot minute I spend in the garage, unlocking the bike, making it ready,...
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    Crashed- Whats next?

    I went down taking a mild turn. Was going about 40, which was the limit. Lost traction and slid a bit before straightening up, but too late to avoid a center island. Hopped it and hit a road sign....
  6. I don't know if my R1200R even has a filter...

    I don't know if my R1200R even has a filter cover, as it uses a spin on. For the dime a crush ring will cost me, im not going to go unscrewing things I've never unscrewed. I might screw something...
  7. Well, I was actually thinking of BMW car filters....

    Well, I was actually thinking of BMW car filters. I'll check the local auto supply. Thanks.
  8. Wow, i can't believe they don't. And it's...

    Wow, i can't believe they don't. And it's supposed to be replaced every time isn't it. So I have to order a .05 part?

    Excellent.

    Thanks for the reply.
  9. Do BMW oil filters come with crush ring? ('12 r12r)

    I just got a filter from Max BMW and was surprised to see that there was no crush ring in the box. I don't think I have ever bought an oil filter and had it not include one

    So before I get on...
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    Believe me, I know it. The last time it...

    Believe me, I know it. The last time it happened, i felt the (minor) stability loss, and cursed myself for doing it. In the last few days I paid alot of attention to foot positioning and found I...
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    Now thats funny!

    Now thats funny!
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    Yes of course, I understood your point. Thanks....

    Yes of course, I understood your point. Thanks.

    I do wish I could find hard data on the preload settings, i.e. position 9 for 280lbs, etc. I havent been able to find that yet. Manual only shows...
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    Ah, ok. Good. I just bought system cases, so...

    Ah, ok. Good. I just bought system cases, so I'm not quite ready to drop $2k more on a pair of Ohlins. Not yet at least.

    I'll have a look around, as (from past experience) my local dealer...
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    So are you saying that the stock suspension can't...

    So are you saying that the stock suspension can't be set correctly for my weight? What will I do when I convince my 125lb girlfriend to 2 up w/me!

    Agree on the course. I took a 2 hour private...
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    Roger that. Thanks. Just finished reading...

    Roger that. Thanks.

    Just finished reading your page on suspension setup. Good info, thanks again.
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    I've already increased the preload quite a bit. ...

    I've already increased the preload quite a bit. I don't recall the exact setting at the moment. That being said, while out today, I paid special attention to my foot positioning, and did notice on...
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    '12 r12r am I leaning too much?

    I wouldn't call myself an aggressive rider by any means, however I am finding I am scraping my toes on quite a few occasions, around turns. It's quite disconcerting, so much so I have found myself...
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    Update: This morning there is not a drop, and I...

    Update: This morning there is not a drop, and I left her on the side stand all night. And naturally, it rained last night (and continues this morning) so I didn't bother trying to look at...
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    Nope. Stored indoors, and a dry day. Pretty sure...

    Nope. Stored indoors, and a dry day. Pretty sure it was oil.
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    '12 r12r - fluid from vent hose by left peg

    Parked at my office this morning, and put her on the sidestand. I basically always use the center stand, so this is pretty much the first time I have left her on the ss for more then a few minutes. I...
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    Very interesting video. Thanks for that. I...

    Very interesting video. Thanks for that.

    I ended up dropping less then a pint and have the level pretty much where the leven in the video was, at the end. So I was a definitly a bit overfilled....
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    Problem is I don't have a new crush ring for the...

    Problem is I don't have a new crush ring for the drain plug. I'd really like to get a pre-superbowl stress-relief ride in today. I suppose I could live with any slow drip reusing the crush ring...
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    Oil: how much is too much? '12 R12R

    Last week I got ready to enjoy one of the rare above 50 deg days here in NY. Like an idiot, and while under a momentary mental lapse, I checked tire pressure, did a visual, and saw my oil level just...
  24. I've been wearing Giants apparal every day since...

    I've been wearing Giants apparal every day since the NFC championship - following a tradition I started in 2007... Hopefully with the same result.
  25. Oh, I don't have a problem either way, I was just...

    Oh, I don't have a problem either way, I was just curious. From what I read, I was expecting gold/brown by now. Now that I have learned that somehow I have chrome pipes, I'll simply embrace the...
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