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  1. Thread: 2015 Models

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    There's change for the good and change for the...

    There's change for the good and change for the sake of change, not to mention the occasional bad design. Thankfully there are many motorcycles to choose from.
  2. Thread: 2015 Models

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    Electronic ignition was a functional innovation...

    Electronic ignition was a functional innovation that offered stronger, more accurate spark, and greater reliability over the primitive contact points it replaced. I'd classify BMW's electronic key...
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    Seat Concepts is the way I'm going for my GSA. As...

    Seat Concepts is the way I'm going for my GSA. As far as time they told me the same thing the other day, Kurt. Also said they will be at the MOA rally.
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    That's it, about the easiest recall imaginable it...

    That's it, about the easiest recall imaginable it probably takes longer to fill out the vehicle and owner info on the computer. Local dealer said preventively zip-tie a wire is all they had to do on...
  5. Thread: 2014 bmw 1200 gsa

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    From my perspective it's not that the heat is...

    From my perspective it's not that the heat is particularly excessive rather it's coming from a place different than my previous GS's, oddly from behind my right calf. Kurt the only time I really...
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    Sounds ok to me. Actually I was considering just...

    Sounds ok to me. Actually I was considering just buying Remus headers (I assume that will eliminate the catalytic converter and its heat) but leaving the stock muffler 'cause it sounds ok to me also.
  7. Thread: 2014 bmw 1200 gsa

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    You're welcome. Another warm spot for some seems...

    You're welcome. Another warm spot for some seems to be the seat. I never noticed that as it's mostly those who keep their seat in the low setting where it's close to the metal ECM which can get...
  8. Thread: 2014 bmw 1200 gsa

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    I don't notice any heat at all from the radiators...

    I don't notice any heat at all from the radiators on my GSA. I did feel some on the GS I tested unless I kept my knees tight to the tank but the GSA radiators are further out. Around 90 degrees and...
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    Very nice, what year 1985? Nice you have both...

    Very nice, what year 1985?

    Nice you have both exhausts because the stock square ones tend to crack where the headers join the muffler. The cracks can be welded but the metal is so thin it's...
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    Yeah Jake Wilson is usually pretty competitive...

    Yeah Jake Wilson is usually pretty competitive but they weren't this time. For the same set of Conti TA2's shipped, 120/70 R19 and 170/60 R17.

    Jake Wilson: $330.98 ($134.99 & $195.99)
    SW Moto: ...
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    I just ordered a set of Conti TA2's from...

    I just ordered a set of Conti TA2's from Southwest Moto. They had the correct sizes in stock and on sale for $255 for the set.
  12. Thread: First oil change

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    I agree Global, just checking they offer Mahle...

    I agree Global, just checking they offer Mahle filters for the Wetheads for $12. http://www.beemerboneyard.com/11427721779wc.html

    So 4 qts of oil and a filter can cost $80 at a dealer. Or we can...
  13. Thread: First oil change

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    LOL, actually it'll learn me for buying motor oil...

    LOL, actually it'll learn me for buying motor oil from a boutique cycle dealership! Just think what it'd cost to buy 12 qts of "Porsche oil" at the Porsche dealer?
    I'll be ordering a 6-pack of...
  14. Thread: First oil change

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    Can I have your "old" oil? :D I said that this...

    Can I have your "old" oil? :D

    I said that this morning in jest but after going to the dealer today it's not. $60 for 4 qts of oil :eek. Add a filter and qt of coolant the bill was almost $100....
  15. Thread: Cass Rally WV

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    Looking forward to Cass as always.

    Looking forward to Cass as always.
  16. Thread: BMW Demo rides

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    Another thing is compared to the GS RT's are a...

    Another thing is compared to the GS RT's are a good value. You get wider wheels and tires, larger gas tank, panniers (both full size and color matched), larger fairing and windshield, and probably...
  17. You make a good case Racer7. It's just too easy...

    You make a good case Racer7. It's just too easy to click and order on line anymore. If BMW is not going to have the dealer density that HD and others do, they really should develop a easy, quick way...
  18. Thread: BMW Demo rides

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    LOL this is a good example of why BMW offers so...

    LOL this is a good example of why BMW offers so many different models, what's disappointing for one is great for someone is else. Coming from an older RT, GS bars will be wide, the seat high, and...
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    I hate waiting around like that because I just...

    I hate waiting around like that because I just end up buying stuff! When I thought of the 3 hour ride each way, then waiting around, I just did it myself. There's not much to the first service on...
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    I owned an R1200GS and F650 Twin at the same time...

    I owned an R1200GS and F650 Twin at the same time and IMHO if I were to only have one motorcycle I would go with an R1200GSW. As far as wind and weather protection the 1200GS fits right in between an...
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    Sticky: I've been wishing for a boxer RS for years now.

    I've been wishing for a boxer RS for years now.
  22. Thread: LED headlight

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    Yes it does.

    Yes it does.
  23. Thread: LED headlight

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    I replaced the H4 unit with a Truck-light (phase...

    I replaced the H4 unit with a Truck-light (phase 7?) LED on my Electra Glide. When installing it I thought how it'd be perfect on an Airhead like my R100R The unit is a little deeper than an H4...
  24. Thread: Leaking

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    Mine leaked at the pressure switch, when I...

    Mine leaked at the pressure switch, when I ordered a replacement I was shocked it only cost around $10!
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    Sticky: Very nice. Hopefully my locks will show up next...

    Very nice. Hopefully my locks will show up next week, do your bags already have locks? I like the target too :D
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