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Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By H. Huester
SCHAWEET! Thank you very much for your...

SCHAWEET!

Thank you very much for your help!
H. Huester
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By H. Huester
Well, now I gotta ask... I've read online...

Well, now I gotta ask...

I've read online where folks used the zero-zero method on their 1150s and raved about the results. Others say that since there is no reference voltage for the 1150s like...
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By H. Huester
Alaska Travelers Emergency Phone Tree

Can not get the link to work - says it's no longer available for that site. Is this list still available somewhere?

Thanks,
H. Huester
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By H. Huester
Thank you everybody for your reply. My...

Thank you everybody for your reply.

My problem was that the TSP voltage would never return to the same value, and I could change the voltage by applying pressure to the throttle shaft pulley.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By H. Huester
Testing Throttle Position Sensor - R1150GSA

Is there a procedure to test the TPS module?

Am having problems setting the TPS voltage - it just never returns to the previous value after the throttle is blipped. Also may have a worn left TB...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 72,718
Posted By H. Huester
Pm sent Heinz

Pm sent

Heinz
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,538
Posted By H. Huester
My apologies, maybe I wasn't clear enough in my...

My apologies, maybe I wasn't clear enough in my original email... you did read it, right? ;)... but I HAVE read through two manuals (that do not really explain the procedure), I HAVE searched through...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,538
Posted By H. Huester
Excellent chart... but there is no context there....

Excellent chart... but there is no context there. I saw a chart just like this, but it had numbers up the left side and along the bottom. It is that chart that caused me to ask the original...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,538
Posted By H. Huester
Do they make sealed bearings that replace the...

Do they make sealed bearings that replace the whole package in there now?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,538
Posted By H. Huester
Actually, I'd love to know... preferably, in a...

Actually, I'd love to know... preferably, in a way that makes sense though.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,538
Posted By H. Huester
Question Wheel bearing pre-load - '83 100RT

Bottom line up front: Is it really that important to adjust pre-load on the wheel bearings, and if so, what is an easy way to do that?

A bit of a disclaimer. I know all about over-thinking,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By H. Huester
Question '83 RT Centerstand Question

Picked up a used centerstand from ebay - everything on it is straight. Am now mounting it to the '83 RT, but it looks like the mounting flanges on the bike are bent - in particular they are both...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By H. Huester
Hazard lights button

I know this is nit-noid, but ....

I have an '06 1150 GSA and the translucent red plastic button for the hazard lights is all weather dried/cracked/discolored. Where do I get a new button? So far,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By H. Huester
Touratech Hard Part installation question

Am installing a Hard part on an '06 1150 GSA. I can install the part designed to move the brake line out of the way - BUT, it makes all the hydraulic lines really, really, exceptionally tight - they...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By H. Huester
Many thanks!

Gents, you are awesome - thank you VERY much for your help!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By H. Huester
Looking for airhead assembly info

Am putting the cylinders back on the '83 R100RT... remember seeing a thread on handy tricks, do's and don'ts, lubes/adhesives to use, etc. Like a fool, I didn't mark the thread and now I can't find...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Which brings up the questions - care to share...

Which brings up the questions - care to share what kind of hobbies/interests you have? And what is your interpretation of the word "airhead"?

Not saying anything - just asking!
Hz
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Nope, not together yet! Am waiting on the heads...

Nope, not together yet! Am waiting on the heads to come back home - had them checked out due to low/uneven cylinder pressures. Should arrive in a week - then the motor goes back together.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Nice idea! I think I'll check one out from work...

Nice idea! I think I'll check one out from work when that time comes - they get regular cal's - THANKS!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Have you no shame? If I knew where you lived -...

Have you no shame? If I knew where you lived - I'd come over and scratch your gelcoat right now!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
I do live on the west coast, so am a bit behind...

I do live on the west coast, so am a bit behind in many ways - time being just one of them - hence my late posts - DO appreciate everyone's patience - and help!

As to the stud, let me answer some...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Awesome - you guys rock!

Was the product-placement THAT obvious? I gotta work on my delivery...

Checked out all the studs and they are all the same length. Will give BMW a call tomorrow and see if they have any on-hand....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
I think it's settled....

Appologize for the delay in the picture - just got a new job and it's keeping me pretty busy! Anyway, I think it's settled, the stud is bent! Turned it around and voila, all lines up... looks like...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Hold on guys!!!

Seeing how this is taking on a life of its own... I will upload a picture of the stud in place so everyone can compare the deflection against the other studs... and a separate picture of the stud on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
You guys are awesome!!! Will swap out the stud...

You guys are awesome!!! Will swap out the stud (yes, will heat the block if needed) - got one coming in the mail.

Thanks Grider Pilot - many CU's (or at least the stuff underneath them) to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,912
Posted By H. Huester
Question Question about a bent stud...

So, I take the heads and jug off my '83 RT, and while I'm putzing around the garage, I push something up against one of the cylinder studs, bending it about an inch out of it's normal position.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By H. Huester
Awesome - you guys rock! Already went...

Awesome - you guys rock!

Already went through the carbs before I popped the heads, and have a list of seals/gaskets/rubber parts on order.

Been thinking about rings - do '83s have iron or...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By H. Huester
Question What else to do while I have the heads off a '83 R100RT???

Am trying to get an '83 R100RT with 30,000 miles back to running condition (sat idle for a year/two). A compression check revealed 110 psi on the left cylinder and 60 psi on the right cylinder. Shot...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By H. Huester
Wow...

Good God... I've NEVER seen a 1/2 drive breaker bar bend that far - reminded me of drawing back a bow... was wondering where that thing would fly (and what it would hurt) when it broke the bolt loose...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By H. Huester
Question about '83 steering head bolt

I picked up a '83 R100RT project bike - am taking parts down now. How in the world do the steering head and upper fork bolts come off? These are the 36mm ones on the upper tree. Have tried everything...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By H. Huester
Need help with stripped valve cover stud

Picked up a project '83 R100Rt - opend up the valve covers today and found the center stud on one side stripped - looked like it had been "fixed" previously with a Helicoil that did not work.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,903
Posted By H. Huester
I've replaced the six o-rings and yes, you do...

I've replaced the six o-rings and yes, you do have to remove one of the bushings first to get the bolt out.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 503
Posted By H. Huester
Question You got RCU Barbacks on your 1150 GSA?

Put 2" up/back barbacks on the GSA today - feels great, BUT... am short on the brake line. Moved the line behind the upper bridge/tripple tree (whatever it is called) but the line comes periously...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,504
Posted By H. Huester
Hear - Hear!!!

The same questions comes up in the cycling world (bicycling that is) - people spend big bucks to shave a few pounds off their steeds. Any idea what it costs to shave even five pounds off your...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By H. Huester
I'm curious about the drilling to increase fuel...

I'm curious about the drilling to increase fuel capcity myself - anyone got instruction on how to do that? Thanks!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By H. Huester
I presume you already did this...

... but I'll say it anyway - check out the wear on your tires. Sounds like they may have a few miles on them and are cupping (irregular wear on the tread pattern). In particular since it is stronger...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,056
Posted By H. Huester
SO, I gotta ask...

Help me out here - now that we know how many people ride, do not ride off the centerstand - what have we learned?

Are people that ride off the centerstand needing to replace some parts more...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 820
Posted By H. Huester
I don't see what the big deal is...

I don't understand the concern... why would I be bothered about an extra fuel container sitting someplace on my bike, when I normally ride around with an 8-gallon main tank (1150GSA) jammed into my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By H. Huester
Only two things it can be: 1) Bad/stuck...

Only two things it can be: 1) Bad/stuck microswith in brake lever or foot pedal, or 2) wiring - always go for the most probable/easy one first.

My money is on one of the switches being stuck or...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,966
Posted By H. Huester
Previous owner told me...

... previous owner took my bike down to Mexico and said that as long as he stayed on the main roads the quality of the gas never gave him any trouble (he even thought the bike performed better down...
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