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Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9,785
Views: 1,729,203
Posted By billj
r6realtor

Can you give me the particular Protaper bar on your CRF?

Thanks,

Bill
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,076
Posted By billj
K1w1t1m

Thanks for your info .....when you say right and left side tensioners....are you referring to the timing chain tensioners or the cam chain tensioners or both?

Thanks again!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,076
Posted By billj
Timing Chain

What were the symptoms that brought you to the timing chain?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,076
Posted By billj
Anton,

No I haven't. I am just starting the process of tracking down this knock. The motorcycle is a 1998 R1100RT BTW and I bought it when I lived in C'ville years ago. The motorcycle is in great condition...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,076
Posted By billj
Anton

Anton,

Could you please describe the particulars of worn rocker shafts in terms of when the noise occurs, RPM, etc...my noise seems to be on the right side, at idle when hot and increases...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,713
Posted By billj
I have tried several helmets with my 09 GSA...my...

I have tried several helmets with my 09 GSA...my previous helmet was a Shoei Multitech and it was the loudest helmet I have ever owned...hated it. Recently bought a Shoei Neotech and it is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,026
Posted By billj
Check the mounting bolts on your aux lights...

Check the mounting bolts on your aux lights...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,026
Posted By billj
I have a 2009 GSA...I bought it with 3000 miles...

I have a 2009 GSA...I bought it with 3000 miles and it has always had a slight rattle between 3000 and 4000 RPM....with no load on the engine.....I was told it had something to do with a ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,309
Posted By billj
Talking Did you get in any gravel or dirt with the...

Did you get in any gravel or dirt with the III's.....if so any opinions?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By billj
The compact size is just the right height for...

The compact size is just the right height for me...I suspect the short one might work best for you...I failed to mention that I also use a piece of this edging (below) on the top of my windshield...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By billj
My Solution

http://shop.nationalcycle.com/perl/cycle/results2?search_model=bm-062

I had the same problem when I bought my GSA almost to the point of selling it when I found a combination that works. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By billj
What do you mean by "triangle" type?

What do you mean by "triangle" type?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By billj
Windshield Adjustment Screws

Minor problem but still annoying....

I have an 09 GSA with a stock windshield and for some reason the plastic thumb screws that tighten the sides of the windshield after you adjust it won't stay...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,523
Posted By billj
Seat

How did the Sargent seat compare to the stock one for you....how did it change your distance to the ground? What about comfort?

Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 897,865
Posted By billj
Tile Spec

Jim,

A few questions about your floor....

The Home Depot link shows several tile names...which ones specifically did you use....and did you stop the tile inside the door or does the door...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By billj
I understand Keel Brothers in Atlanta has some...

I understand Keel Brothers in Atlanta has some good pricing...these guys are supposedly all about motorcycle tires...
http://www.twobrotherstires.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By billj
AviatorTroy, I am talking mainly on rough...

AviatorTroy,

I am talking mainly on rough 'paved' roads..small bumps....haven't had a chance to get off road yet....and mostly one-up....one helmet.....maybe one helmet and luggage settings.....I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By billj
So can I assume from the lack of response that no...

So can I assume from the lack of response that no one has seen this particular problem before with an ESA suspension?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By billj
ESA Diagnosis

I recently bought a 2009 GS Adventure with 3,000 miles that has ESA....I have come to realize that, apparently, the damping adjustment is not working....I can feel the preload adjustment work as the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By billj
Great Idea

Hello,

Great Idea...

I'm in Raleigh and am currently looking for a nice 2008+ GS Adventure....been riding for decades and need to get off road a little more....currently have an RT with...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By billj
Roadtrip 22 Was that the yellow one?

Roadtrip 22

Was that the yellow one?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By billj
Thank you for the response....so what you are...

Thank you for the response....so what you are saying is that, all other things being equal, any year of 1200 GSA would be OK with you in terms of dependability?

Thanks again.....

Bill
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By billj
GSA Choice

Hello all,

I am seriously in search of a nice 1200 GSA. My question is....can someone point out the pros and cons of each of the early years of the 1200......say up through 2008.....or point me...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,067
Posted By billj
1) BMW R1200 RT 2) BMW 1200 GSA 3) Harley...

1) BMW R1200 RT
2) BMW 1200 GSA
3) Harley Davidson Wide Glide
4) Buell Ulysees
5) Triumph Tiger
6) 60's Triumph Bonneville
7) 350ish Dual Sport
8) 1964 Ducati 125 Bronco
9) 1963 250 Ducati...
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