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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By cantupshift
On my R1100R (3 spoke cast) all it took was a...

On my R1100R (3 spoke cast) all it took was a heat gun (had it), freezer (had it), some emery cloth ($5), and a blind hole / pilot bearing puller ($70 HF?) 2x4's to support the rim/tire and keep the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,864
Posted By cantupshift
Congrats on the new bike. Depending on the...

Congrats on the new bike.

Depending on the wrenching you're comfortable doing get more than one.

I've got all 3 of the HF ones 1/4", 3/8", 1/2". Why? I was patient and waited for them to...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,326
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 285,874
Posted By cantupshift
Related...

Get new filter, fill it with oil. Rub dirty oil around new gasket ring. Try to thread it on, only catches a thread, seems to be undersized :confused.

Spill oil from overfilled oil filter down...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 48,636
Posted By cantupshift
Spending $1000 to look great would probably lead...

Spending $1000 to look great would probably lead to the following things:

1. People who own BMW bikes will complain more, online and be more vocal in the hopes of getting free service.
2. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 48,636
Posted By cantupshift
What's surprising to me is that BMW NA doesn't...

What's surprising to me is that BMW NA doesn't have an established set of rules and guidelines for handling situations where a dealer's technician did the job wrong, and another dealer is the only...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,181
Posted By cantupshift
Salvage title? I've heard that makes the bike...

Salvage title? I've heard that makes the bike ineligible for comprehensive insurance in TN.

Make sure you've got a mobile phone with data and can check the VIN to see if it's stolen. If not you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By cantupshift
Right, but wouldn't they get re-pressurized when...

Right, but wouldn't they get re-pressurized when the fuel pump turns on?

i.e. are hitting the start button right after turning the key to on, or waiting for the fuel pump noise to die down?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 48,636
Posted By cantupshift
+1 I wouldn't necessarily say...

+1



I wouldn't necessarily say "indifference".

I suspect that Cameron isn't allowed to promise anything, give out his manager's name / contact info, force dealers to do anything. He...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By cantupshift
notamachinist

If it were me....

I'd weld a nut on top and have someone hit it with an impact gun.

I don't have welder, compressor, impact gun... I would then go by a machine shop and ask how much. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By cantupshift
I've used evaporust on a number of bolts, it does...

I've used evaporust on a number of bolts, it does tend to turn the steel a dark black color afterwards. Some bolts (rear rotor, clutch pack, flywheel) are "single use" bolts according to the manual....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By cantupshift
Rebuild vs. Buy? Did both.

I picked up the rebuild kit from EME. I didn't do all of it though, just gave it a good cleaning and lubing, replaced the brushes an lubed where appropriate.

When I went to replace the DE Drive...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,329
Posted By cantupshift
Looks like it. I must have been a quart low on...

Looks like it. I must have been a quart low on coffee when I posted.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By cantupshift
Ramp / Gate

If you get a Uhaul, the beds are lower but you still need a ramp. If you plan on loading from a loading dock, well it'll have to go down. Then you need to deal with unloading it, dirt berm / dock /...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,329
Posted By cantupshift
Squish it first?

Never touched a rotopax but, any reason you can't compress the container first after cold fueling? Not sure how (in)flexible the containers are.

I.e. taking a swig of soda out of a 20oz bottle,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By cantupshift
Rubbing Alcohol?

No love for rubbing alcohol? spray it on, slip on and ignite/evaporate?

No oily residue, no silcone.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/Micro...

http://www.ascycles.com/Illustrated_catalog2/MicroImage.aspx?ImageFileName=dbvis6023013975743455138.bin&width=550&height=400

If you do a poor job of filling you can get oil between the valve cover...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By cantupshift
Well this one does share the same battery as my...

Well this one does share the same battery as my micrometer, so it just makes sense to take with on long trips. :rofl

When I still had the Burton Briggs style pegs on the heads, I over torqued it...
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By cantupshift
low torque value & batts

Would like someone from the forum to confirm but based on the reviews of the HF one, below 29.5 you just can't get an audio beep / set it. However it will still register so all you have to do is pay...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 158,811
Posted By cantupshift
69452 - 1/2 In. Variable Speed Reversible Heavy...

69452 - 1/2 In. Variable Speed Reversible Heavy Duty Drill - FAIL - Head wobbled, impossible to drill anything straight took it back in and got a 1/2" hammer drill which worked fine, don't remember...
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 158,811
Posted By cantupshift
I had the nuts come off the rollers, put some...

I had the nuts come off the rollers, put some loctite blue chapstick on there and it's been fine since. Did the wheel break because the nut came loose?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By cantupshift
#3

Regarding #3, can you put in a link to show how to read a tire code?

What forums / online documentation does the seller keep up with?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By cantupshift
I washed in hot soapy water a stuck carb after...

I washed in hot soapy water a stuck carb after the pinesol fiasco a few times. Still didnt get everything out and contaminated the bucket of carb dip.

Carb dip is stil a no-no for the rubber, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By cantupshift
Thumbs down Not a fan of pinesol

I'm not a fan of Pinesol since if you leave it in there "a while" it will start to eat away and corrode the carb for a month. The only thing that freed the parts up in the intervening month was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By cantupshift
Replacement Fastener

Also with replacement fasteners don't just hop on to fleabay and purchase a set of polished stainless replacement bolts. Depending on the application of the bolt it may exceed the limits and cause it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By cantupshift
Lube, impact, JIS?

PB Blaster or some other lubricating solvent, then if you have the room / under part isn't fragile hit it with an impact driver.

I ponied up for a set of JIS screwdrivers for the old Honda I have,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 995
Posted By cantupshift
Spline Lube?

If you're already pulling the fork and planning on doing the output seal of the transmission, any reason you don't want to pull the trans completely and lube the input splines as well?

The output...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,450
Posted By cantupshift
Pins

I'll have to look at the aluminum one I have in the garage when I have a chance. The one I replaced was the right, black, non-adjustable one. All I remember for sure was removing the inner race...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,450
Posted By cantupshift
I ended up replacing my RH FD pin as most of the...

I ended up replacing my RH FD pin as most of the anodizing (was aluminum) had worn off. The replacement that I got from max was painted/powder coated black and considerably heavier and responsive to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By cantupshift
82K here on the same model

Can't see the pictures anymore but....

60K Engine to flywheel seal was replaced by PO
7?K Hall sensor went
76K Replaced top left cam tensioner
82K fuel lines were cracking internally
82K...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By cantupshift
Found it

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9620468&postcount=5

Looks like it is 1.5mm. Also may be covering up the oil fill hole!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By cantupshift
Question M97 Output Seal Drift Dimensions

I've noticed that some weeping :cry in my output seal of the transmission. Already checked the vent, it's not plugged. I've gone ahead and ordered a new seal.

I don't have calipers long enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,425
Posted By cantupshift
So looking at Anton's page it would be #3 ? ...

So looking at Anton's page it would be #3 ?

http://www.largiader.com/tech/valeo/

I don't want to go tearing into my starter just yet, but replacing this piece would do the trick?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,425
Posted By cantupshift
Sticking Solenoid

I had the same problem with R1100R, 82K on the clock.

I cleaned the Solenoid and relubed it with lithium grease, regreased the planetary gears, and did a rebuilt from EME (great folks by the...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 26,278
Posted By cantupshift
Thumb down with pants

Got the pants in the mail the other day.

Just one problem though... apparently my nacho eating contests have made them a bit snug! :rofl

I'm off to the treadmill!
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By cantupshift
Brooks: I'd hang flourescent lights, but...

Brooks:

I'd hang flourescent lights, but when I'd have the garage door open in nice weather I wouldn't be able to see anything.



I thought that blinding myself while working on the bike was...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,204
Posted By cantupshift
Lift / Harbor Freight Lift Lighting

So I picked up a lift this past weekend and the lighting that I've got in the garage is pretty poor. Can't change it since I don't own it and I don't feel like dealing with a bunch of pedestal...
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