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Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By SylvainB
85000 km.

85000 km.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 782
Posted By SylvainB
Tube in tubeless?

On my new to me 1997 r1100gs,
OK I finally gave up on adding air all the time in my rear tire. Front ok

I tried all the things , new stem, exchange tire (Kenda Big Block) , trimmed all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By SylvainB
Tubes / Rim lock??

I finally got tired of putting air in the rear tire all the times and considering I didnT want to throw it away, I installed a tube. I hanven't had the chance of riding my beast as I have used my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 27,856
Posted By SylvainB
After reading all your posts, I feel I made a...

After reading all your posts, I feel I made a real good deal. I bought my 40000 miles 97gs1100 for 4000.00. I farkled the bike all winter, hard parts, hes, SS brake lines, new Stadium schock, hid...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,725
Posted By SylvainB
Sorry but that's not ''mud'' :-)

Sorry but that's not ''mud'' :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,725
Posted By SylvainB
I had Anakee's on my gs11 when I got it and since...

I had Anakee's on my gs11 when I got it and since I wanted this bike for off pavement duty I took it out on a small dirt almost dry trail with my son on the wrf... Oups! I ended up in a deep ditch...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By SylvainB
The bikes were in the garage since the second...

The bikes were in the garage since the second week of november. We had a really harsh winter. Our riding season end normally around mid december. Mandatory no winter riding from dec 15 to march...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By SylvainB
AHHHH Finally!

Took the GS1100 out for a small first after winter ride today. At least the pavement was dry but temperature was in the 20's. Can't have everything I guess. It was the first ride after a winter...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,871
Posted By SylvainB
Just be cautious of the K&N oïl filter with the...

Just be cautious of the K&N oïl filter with the 17mm nut. The last just sheered off the nut when unscrewing it ... Oups!

I had to remove it after drilling twisting vice gripping the darn thing...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,166
Posted By SylvainB
Thanks for the quick update.

Thanks for the quick update.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,166
Posted By SylvainB
About the selling info.

Copper Green, I have a few questions :


How will you proceed to sell them?
Will you advertise in the vendor topic?
How much $$$ do you want for these upgraded headlight?
As I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By SylvainB
I checked again with soap water and glycerin the...

I checked again with soap water and glycerin the air leaks at the bead, and found very tiny leaks, very very tiny. I took off the tire and didn't find damage or cracks.

I used the dremmel and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By SylvainB
Valve stem is brand new and the rim was cleaned...

Valve stem is brand new and the rim was cleaned and polished.

The valve stem hole is not off center. On the 1997r1100gs, it's centered. So my best bet will be a tube.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By SylvainB
Thanks for your replies. all the things you...

Thanks for your replies. all the things you mentionned were done. I'll redo and recheck.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By SylvainB
Rear tire still loosing air??

On my new to me r1100gs 1997.
I farkled the bike all winter long and I've been having some issues with my rear tire loosing air pressure. I replaced the valve, inspected the rim, no damage, changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 486,862
Posted By SylvainB
Big mistake

I made a mistake... big one.

I put my behind on the new gsa water cooled. Misery is there, I have my 2012 k1600gt all dressed up to my liking, and the newly acquired r1100gs that I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,854
Posted By SylvainB
It's exactly the kind of situation I'll try...

It's exactly the kind of situation I'll try really hard to avoid, but I'm not brillant enough to see I'm in it when I'll be there LOL
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,166
Posted By SylvainB
interested yes I am!

I'll keep checking this thread. I've installed a HID headlamp but your kit seems to be most promising.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,255
Posted By SylvainB
For the older r1100gs, bypassing the side stand...

For the older r1100gs, bypassing the side stand switch permits idling of the engine on the side stand. So I did it.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By SylvainB
Thanks for the info It's appreciated :clap

Thanks for the info

It's appreciated :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By SylvainB
I'd lite the spec for the tool Thank you

May be he doesn't but I would appreciate to have the spec. I have a gs1100 that may need a new clutch soon and I have access to a machine shop to make one. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,791
Posted By SylvainB
Hi, I experienced a rear tire issue with the...

Hi,
I experienced a rear tire issue with the BB. I rode my r1100gs to meet a friend . Took off in the morning after chrcking the bike the evening before , all was ok. I found out I was riding my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5,603
Views: 942,050
Posted By SylvainB
Winter time is good for upgrades !

And we have a nice one so far :huh

So I had plenty of times for farkling my new to me old gs1100.

This is what I did earlier last september;

I installed:

Kenda big block,
The gps...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By SylvainB
OUPS!...Right it's 470cc I hope your...

OUPS!...Right it's 470cc

I hope your not working for the income tax recovery system :D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By SylvainB
If it were mine...I'd unscrew the bleed screw...

If it were mine...I'd unscrew the bleed screw while it is sitting on it's wheels....then re seat..

Makes sense to me. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By SylvainB
+1 It's exactly what I did. I filled .47 cc of...

+1 It's exactly what I did. I filled .47 cc of fresh 10w.

One question: I extended the forks until I was able to fit the air screw back in. Is this the proper way to bleed the forks?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By SylvainB
??? fork oil change GS1100 simple way?

I'd like to change the fork oïl on my 1997 gs. I got the Clymer and haynes manuals and none of them list a fork oïl change procedure, they only show how the remove and overhaul the fork assly.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,066
Posted By SylvainB
Can you give more info on this?

Can you give more info on this?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,070
Posted By SylvainB
Bp / ae

:ear These devices are efficient.

The booster plug I installed on my wife's f800s transformed this bike into a much smoother machine specially at low rpm. The wife's brother in law rides the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By SylvainB
great great Thank you

This forum is amazing, I happened to work on my gs the winter being well planted here. And I found this rubber mount broken. I could see a part number on the piece and I searched the parts fiche...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By SylvainB
Thanks, I figured it wasn't a big issue, but...

Thanks,
I figured it wasn't a big issue, but not knowing about it makes me hesitant at cutting wires :eek1

Edit: Quick reply from Dan,
You can just ignore the remaining wire, it's there as...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By SylvainB
HES replacement info r1100gs 1997

I ordered a replacement HES sensor assly for my 1997 r1100gs from M Dan Cata. The order went really well and I got the part quickly. Since he doesn't have the connector for the older r1100gs, i...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,143
Posted By SylvainB
Same bike same swmotech crash bars Infoplease.

Hi,

I have the same machine recently bought last september. Now it's undergoing a few of the mandatory upgrades., as winter project. I've installed the SWMotech crash bars just like yours. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By SylvainB
Thanks for the quick reply, I'm 6'2'' and...

Thanks for the quick reply,

I'm 6'2'' and 235 naked, so all suited for riding I must be near the 255 lbs . I will surely carry enough stiff in the big Jesse's case and fill the empty space...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By SylvainB
Elka front and rear on gs1100

Hello
I'm about to make the choice of installing an upgraded suspension on my gs1100. Winter is good for this type of project. I need some info. I live near the Elka shop and another one called...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SylvainB
Thanks all for your input. I finally...

Thanks all for your input.

I finally succeeded to instal the tt parts. Considering the left side was machined ok, all the holes were aligned. On the right the 3 holes/slots for the pegs were...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SylvainB
I checked ,and everything is line up. I guess...

I checked ,and everything is line up. I guess these hardparts must be machined so it will tightly fit, but it looks like the bent part is bent too much. I'll just slot the part sub fram hole so it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SylvainB
Fitting touratech hard parts on my r1100gs

Hello all,

I'm doing soem winter work on my gs, and one of the task is fitting touratech hard parts on the transmission/pegs.

Before I get depressed and enlarge the openings to fit the left...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,404
Posted By SylvainB
I like the headlight kit. Where dose it come...

I like the headlight kit. Where dose it come from? $$

I have a 97 gs1100 and I want to upgrade the headlight

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,497
Posted By SylvainB
I'd like to get the same type of headlight...

I'd like to get the same type of headlight arrangement. Where did you get this?

Thanks
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