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Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By yeoman
Thanks guys. I will check the nut just in case.

Thanks guys. I will check the nut just in case.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By yeoman
Need quick help for my 1150

I'm getting the pig cleaned up for a ride tomorrow and while I'm washing it, I notice that the top of both forks can be rotated by hand. Are these supposed to be tight? If so, How?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,857
Posted By yeoman
Wow. I am surprised that it happens so often. ...

Wow. I am surprised that it happens so often. It's probably you lucky sobs that have a dozen bikes in your garage.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,857
Posted By yeoman
Why offer trades??

So, as I look at all the bikes for sale in the flea market, I'm baffled why so many people want to make trades. Can anyone explain this to me? Is it simply the sales tax savings? What are the odds...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,034
Posted By yeoman
Should cell phone stay on the rider in case of a wreck?

I ride with my cell phone on my handlebar mount. Im usually listening to tunes. I recently heard of a rider who was thrown from his bike. He was able to call 911 while lying in a ditch. In my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 113,630
Posted By yeoman
Unbelievable!!! So my hunting buddy (who is not...

Unbelievable!!! So my hunting buddy (who is not into motorcycles) comes back from Mongolia and says that he met a guy on a KLR who is an "adventure rider." I had to hear the story and when he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,348
Posted By yeoman
Geez, you guys are great. I havnt been on ADV for...

Geez, you guys are great. I havnt been on ADV for a couple weeks and WOW, 12 pages of mindnumbing convo over my post. The info on the first couple pages were very interesting and for that Im...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,348
Posted By yeoman
Is this a dangerous situation??

Yesterday, while I was filling the 1150 with gas I realized maybe I was putting myself in a bad situation. I usually dont even get off my bike. While filling, I'm leaning over the tank, peering...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By yeoman
Thanks Dave. I didnt know I could by the Odyssey...

Thanks Dave. I didnt know I could by the Odyssey battery locally.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By yeoman
Anybody use Interstate (AGM) battery in GS?

Ive owned my 1150 for 3 yrs now and Im needing to replace the battery. I figured Id buy one from the BMW dealer but then I realized that the battery is an Interstate battery. I can by that from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By yeoman
Thanks guys. Very interesting...I think. I have...

Thanks guys. Very interesting...I think. I have a 2004 1150.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By yeoman
Stupid Noob Question

The letters VDO is printed right above my gear indicator. What does it mean?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By yeoman
Thanks guys. I appreciate the links. I'll check...

Thanks guys. I appreciate the links. I'll check them all and buy one soon.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By yeoman
Throttle locks opinions for my 1150?

I know nothing about my options here but I need to get something. My fingers are numb. School me please!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By yeoman
Man, I've had numerous things powdercoated and...

Man, I've had numerous things powdercoated and I've never been impressed. Nerf bars on the truck, basketball goal, trailer.... Should've did them myself with Krylon.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By yeoman
Thanks Jim. That's what it looked like to me. ...

Thanks Jim. That's what it looked like to me. So what kind of boots do you recommend for the GS?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By yeoman
Adjusting the gear shifter to accomodate boots?

How much can you adjust the shifter? I bought some motocross boots to try and they feel way stiff.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By yeoman
After literally losing my religion over this...

After literally losing my religion over this thing, I took it to an old friend who owns a service station. He laughed at the idea of using a puller and whipped out this little 6 inch tool made...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By yeoman
I read that but i thot i heard that it can be...

I read that but i thot i heard that it can be done without a puller. I guess its off to the service station for some help from a friend.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By yeoman
On my starter.... I cant get the retaining washer back over the c-clip!

I cleaned and lubed my starter and am putting it back together again. This little retaining washer is just about to piss me off. Does anyone have any great techniques for this?? Help please.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By yeoman
Thanks Welshman!!! That's what I wanted.

Thanks Welshman!!! That's what I wanted.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By yeoman
Yeah, you guys r funny. Seriously though, didnt...

Yeah, you guys r funny. Seriously though, didnt some guy have a thread a couple weeks ago where he was stripping his GS down to the bones. If anyone can direct me to that thread, I'd appreciate it.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By yeoman
How do I make my 1150 look like a KLR?

Ha Ha, i knew that would get your attention. Really, I'm just trying to lighten the load. I pulled off the rear tire mud guard and thinkin of taking off the lower fender unit on the front tire. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By yeoman
If any of u want to sell that grab bar, id be...

If any of u want to sell that grab bar, id be interested. If it would fit my 05 GS1150.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By yeoman
Alpinestar Tech 2 boots... your opinions please.

So Im thinkin of getting some boots. I feel naked riding with tennis shoes and I think it would look stupid riding in motorcross boots. So what about this middle style? What do you wear for your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By yeoman
What's that knocking noise when in too tall a gear???

On my 2005 1150, i hear a knocking sound if i find myself in too tall a gear. It's something I feel more than I hear. Is this the timing chain? If I shift down, I never feel it. Thots please.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,188
Posted By yeoman
Here are the part numbers. I think it cost me...

Here are the part numbers. I think it cost me $40 and came with a second cap and some tubing. All u need is one cap so see if u can talk them into selling just one.
PN 90886342541 (2002 and older)...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 165,218
Posted By yeoman
This didn't require any great tooling, but I felt...

This didn't require any great tooling, but I felt it was important, none-the-less. I made a screen that fit inside the snorkel to prevent the mice from climbing in and building a nest in my air box....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,188
Posted By yeoman
If you can get to a BMW dealer and buy another...

If you can get to a BMW dealer and buy another cap that goes over your servo reservoir, you can by any funnel at a hardware store. If you are careful about picking the right size drill bit, the...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,767
Posted By yeoman
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,767
Posted By yeoman
Yes, all of mine are two piece rods. I never...

Yes, all of mine are two piece rods. I never really liked the four piece rods, but maybe I need one for just this application. Thanks for your thoughts, guys. I zip tied my rod holder to the bike...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,767
Posted By yeoman
Where do you stick your fishing rod??

I'm talking about a fly rod. I'm wanting to take it with me on a trip and don't know where to strap it. Any ideas?? Pics please.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By yeoman
Thanks for the help. This is obviously my first...

Thanks for the help. This is obviously my first round at brake bleeding. I was leaving the servo on expecting it to do the work. Once i realized that Im supposed to do it with the servo off,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By yeoman
Need help with brake bleeding!

2005 1150GS with ABS and servo. Using the 17 page supplement from the Hall of Wisdom, I was able to bleed the fronts and rear. Then when bleeding the rear control circuit, I get no brake fluid out...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,853
Posted By yeoman
That's cool, Ricardo. What's it take to get on...

That's cool, Ricardo. What's it take to get on the "team"???
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,853
Posted By yeoman
Your favorite sticker on your GS....

I've seen some great ones. Let's see your favorite sticker. I'd start, but I have no originals.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeoman
Thanks guys. It's definitely servo then cause it...

Thanks guys. It's definitely servo then cause it makes all sort of noises when the key is turned. And here I just put the tank back on. Off it goes again.....and back to my dvd's from JVB.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By yeoman
How does a newbie know if his brakes are servo or not?

So what exactly is a servo and how does it work? I own a '05 1150 GS. Ive got extra brake lines running to a box under my gas tank. I assume this is what I'm talking about. I'm wanting to bleed...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By yeoman
Wow. $6 to make and works great. Here's mine.

Wow. $6 to make and works great. Here's mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By yeoman
Thanks Jim, I should've just asked you. Ha Ha!

Thanks Jim, I should've just asked you. Ha Ha!
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