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Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,120
Posted By vintagerider
Nice work. It's great to see interest in...

Nice work. It's great to see interest in restoration and preservation. I rode them in the day when '55 to '69 were regarded as obsolete and under-powered. Forgive me if some of this has already been...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,177
Posted By vintagerider
My neighbor has used "Mobil One" in his 1976...

My neighbor has used "Mobil One" in his 1976 Honda Accord every since it was first introduced. The car now has almost 1 million miles!

The 1974 engine oil product bears little resemblance to later...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,177
Posted By vintagerider
Wait until after 25 Dec when the little guys are...

Wait until after 25 Dec when the little guys are on clearance. You'll need several boxes - pick out only the white ones.


Run don't walk to FM and hope that used FD with only 1,000 original miles...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,177
Posted By vintagerider
Rather than ask "What's wrong with MO 1 alleged...

Rather than ask "What's wrong with MO 1 alleged "syn" GL 5?" (or any other consumer crap "syn" ) ask yourself why its any better than a respected non-syn GL5 in the BMW mc application.

Deethe...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,177
Posted By vintagerider
YMMV- any of you who disagree that's your perog,...

YMMV- any of you who disagree that's your perog, this is mho:deal nothing more:

As I see it the benefits of synthetic GL 5 aren't as clear as those of synthetic engine oil and there are risks. At...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,347
Posted By vintagerider
Looking for lupine? I forgot to pay the...

Looking for lupine?
I forgot to pay the satellite receiver fees?
Not previously a believer in HAARP weather control conspiracy?
Scarred of West Nile but forgot how much a grizzly bite hurts?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,347
Posted By vintagerider
Many 11xx. Not in the least complicated but if it...

Many 11xx. Not in the least complicated but if it seams that way then for sure just keep running plug n play halogen.

Q: What fuse blows if your tap off the oem harness shorts and where is it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,529
Posted By vintagerider
If one knows how to do it correctly it is neither...

If one knows how to do it correctly it is neither award nor unpleasant. Did you clean the fuel level pot and firm up the tension?

There is a certain sage on here who argues vehemently against...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By vintagerider
As I understand it the transfer function is...

As I understand it the transfer function is dependent on a healthy main pump with good excess flow rate. It has been reported by other riders that a marginal pump caused this condition. I do not...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,347
Posted By vintagerider
The 55 watt ballast washes out the color. I've...

The 55 watt ballast washes out the color. I've drive their normally reddish tube on a 55 watt and this shifted the reflected color toward yellow white while the source color was still orangish. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,347
Posted By vintagerider
Here's what I do with the DDM slim kit: ...

Here's what I do with the DDM slim kit:

1. Separate the ballast power from the junk Chinese jumper they give you to power off of the original vehicle circuit and throw it away. ++ Remove the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By vintagerider
Given that neither mc "has had serious...

Given that neither mc "has had serious maintenance" (in 19 years). I would highly recommend draining the tank and inspecting the internal hoses, hose connections, pump, suction screen, tank liner and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By vintagerider
If you go this route buy the Chinese caps in...

If you go this route buy the Chinese caps in boxes of 50 or 100 you will need them. Check that they are still in place and not cracked each time you start the engine to insure that you are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,450
Posted By vintagerider
I had BMW syn in the 1150 for the past couple of...

I had BMW syn in the 1150 for the past couple of thou because that's all I could lay my hands on. Couldn't deal with the notchy shifting any longer so installed Sta-Lube 75w90 dino today.

It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By vintagerider
http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/fp-379....

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/fp-379.htm

Unlike the 1100 and 1150 it doesn't appear that the 1200 pump is trail-side replaceable. Click on "technical" in the above link to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By vintagerider
Wouldn't let a mere fuel pump shake my confidence...

Wouldn't let a mere fuel pump shake my confidence in a vehicle. Even high quality pumps occasionally fail so its wise to carry a spare or build in redundancy when traveling to remote regions.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By vintagerider
Weird. I hope you feel better soon. Thread...

Weird. I hope you feel better soon. Thread crapping isn't the answer. I wasn't the one who suggested that op change his filter or hoses. Turn your misplaced aggression on those who did if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By vintagerider
On the early oilheads there was no failed stop...

On the early oilheads there was no failed stop light warning. Years ago after constantly finding the taillight out on the 1100 I installed an Axitech SLED-04 TIR l.e.d. x 4 module inside the oem...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By vintagerider
You've dishonored Mituk by not allowing him your...

You've dishonored Mituk by not allowing him your royal hosing for his recommendation.

Whatever contribution you imagine making to Gibson's thread with this post I assure you its all in your...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By vintagerider
You started the post telling us that you returned...

You started the post telling us that you returned from lunch to discover the sudden performance change. You noted 92k mi on the 1100. Mtrdrms suggested checking TB sync, valves, plugs and lastly...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By vintagerider
I guess his advice is: "hey it ran 20 years...

I guess his advice is:

"hey it ran 20 years so far without ever draining the crap out of the tank, on old hard hoses, with a split suction screen, broken impellers, a plugged vent, a plugged...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By vintagerider
Your performance issue may have nothing to do...

Your performance issue may have nothing to do with fueling. I choose to eliminate fueling issues first. To me it makes no sense to do it any other way and the tank is one of the most neglected...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,820
Posted By vintagerider
Yep, per the vehicle code here in CA (and many...

Yep, per the vehicle code here in CA (and many other places) 2-4 flashes before going sold red is the limit allowed on a stop lamp. This is why emergency vehicle lamps like the Whelan must have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By vintagerider
Hard starting in fuel injected vehicles can be...

Hard starting in fuel injected vehicles can be caused by leak-down of fuel pressure when the engine is shut down. The fuel pump on 11xx has a clip under which is a spring and tiny ball bearing. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By vintagerider
:lol3 On behalf of op and the rest of us thank...

:lol3 On behalf of op and the rest of us thank you Jetspeed for your stimulating contribution to the thread...
though I do believe you've left Jason still be wondering how MO 1 GL 5 might resolve...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By vintagerider
:hmmmmm and your reasoning is... --- Why...

:hmmmmm and your reasoning is...

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Why shouldn't OP try non a non syn GL 5 in his high mileage unit to see if the noise he is hearing changes?

Have you even tried a true premium syn GL 5?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By vintagerider
Splitting these calipers isn't recommended. BMW...

Splitting these calipers isn't recommended. BMW warns against it. Not to worry, any caliper up to mid 2002 1150 will fit and there are tons available. Probably cheaper than buying pistons and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By vintagerider
If I was gonna drop $ on gear oil it sure...

If I was gonna drop $ on gear oil it sure wouldn't be a bottle of over-priced MO 1 GL5. If I were op I'd first try a good grade of non-syn GL 5. Nothing to loose.

A true premium syn GL 5...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,432
Posted By vintagerider
Congrats! Which was it, cracked and leaking...

Congrats! Which was it, cracked and leaking internal lines or dirty TB? Not sure I'd waste $ on reading fault codes at this point if it's running good. Confirms what I've said for years which is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,432
Posted By vintagerider
Guzz, have you verified that the motronic isn't...

Guzz, have you verified that the motronic isn't faulting to "limp home mode"? Read the fault codes? Extremely rare for the fuel pressure regulator to go bad in the 11xx. For two to fail on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By vintagerider
Great to know all of the refinements made to 1200...

Great to know all of the refinements made to 1200 GS as well as the upgrades specific to the Adventure. Even for shorter folks the Adventure offers a heck of a lot more than the standard model and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,432
Posted By vintagerider
I didn't see mention of checking the TPS here. ...

I didn't see mention of checking the TPS here. I've had one go bad on 1100gs and had exactly the same performance issue, exactly like a fueling problem . Read the motronic fault codes or just hook...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By vintagerider
The TT frames are among the best. Almost any...

The TT frames are among the best. Almost any case can be fitted to them. I'm running klr650.com narrows (similar to Happy Trail canyon cut) on my 1100. The biggest decision is choosing the LS...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By vintagerider
Lawyer for tenant Norcal wanted

Lawyer for tenant norcal wanted
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 54,222
Posted By vintagerider
Lawyer for tenant wanted

Wanted: Lawyer for tenant
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By vintagerider
One of the small diameter ports on the pump plate...

One of the small diameter ports on the pump plate is the tank vent the other is the water drain from the filler lid. With your breath (only!) you should be able to blow in to the lines with slight...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By vintagerider
You can drain and refill the 2009 FD w/o...

You can drain and refill the 2009 FD w/o disengaging its spline from the U joint however you should probably take the time to do it that way since you will then be able to lube the spline, check the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,944
Posted By vintagerider
The dealer owns the whole job. Could not be more...

The dealer owns the whole job. Could not be more clear. Send a demand letter for refund of all parts and labor indicating a date by which your refund should be received and that you will be forced...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By vintagerider
You broke the f.i. plastic inlet cap no doubt...

You broke the f.i. plastic inlet cap no doubt when removing the tank heavy with fuel. No problem at all. Leave the broken off barb in the nylon spider. Carefully ream the broken barb to clean it up...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,674
Posted By vintagerider
No way would I accept this mc back without an...

No way would I accept this mc back without an unconditional parts and labor warranty on the entire motorcycle for 100,000 mi / 6 years with trip interruption insurance and a free loaner mc on any...
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