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Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,520
Posted By bmwmick
Glad to hear that Carlos is still working on...

Glad to hear that Carlos is still working on Ohlins. I was by there a few weeks ago and it appeared his feed store was
closed.

Mick
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 187,633
Posted By bmwmick
Those gaitors are the factory gaitors for the...

Those gaitors are the factory gaitors for the R100 naked bikes. P/N 31421234908 I just cut them down so they do not interfere with the
fairing rubbers. Yes, there is a stainless steel hose clamp...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 187,633
Posted By bmwmick
This was it's first oil change by me after I took...

This was it's first oil change by me after I took delivery:
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w132/bmwmick/1984%20R100RS%20Last%20Edition/2ff6.jpg

I had already installed the Epco stainless...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 187,633
Posted By bmwmick
I posted pics of my Last Edition R100RS in the...

I posted pics of my Last Edition R100RS in the Old School Rides thread, this thread is more appropriate:
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w132/bmwmick/1984%20R100RS%20Last%20Edition/114_1431.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 85,461
Posted By bmwmick
Dave, I removed the foam grips I had on my...

Dave,
I removed the foam grips I had on my Kawi C14 and took my first ride of the summer with your original grip buddies. Very nice compared to the foam I removed. Can't wait to see how they...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 642
Views: 85,461
Posted By bmwmick
OBB ordered today

Dave,
I'm a little slow but just found your great group buy today. Paypal is on it's way.
Riding season begins again as soon as the heat and humidity drops a bit more.

thanks,

Mick
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 187,633
Posted By bmwmick
I'm cheating.....I've had mine for 150K miles. :)...

I'm cheating.....I've had mine for 150K miles. :)
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w132/bmwmick/1993%20K1100LT%20Stuff/f3e6.jpg

Unfair advantage.
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 187,633
Posted By bmwmick
Mr B, Is that an Astral Blue Metallic 1993...

Mr B,
Is that an Astral Blue Metallic 1993 K1100LT mirror at the
left side of the picture? Good taste. :)

Mick
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 187,633
Posted By bmwmick
Guess it's time to show mine.......'84 Last...

Guess it's time to show mine.......'84 Last Edition 20K miles......Both 3/4 and
dual seatsl

http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w132/bmwmick/1984%20R100RS%20Last%20Edition/114_1481.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
I've done a few and just add the wire at the D+...

I've done a few and just add the wire at the D+ terminal connector.

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By bmwmick
Check Fuse #3, I believe that is the one that...

Check Fuse #3, I believe that is the one that supplies the 'keep-alive' voltage for the clock.

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
All the R1100RT's and the R1100GS's used the same...

All the R1100RT's and the R1100GS's used the same ABS-II Hydro Unit 34512331935
The R1150GS ABS-II used a different Hydro Unit 34512331637
I've never seen the low-voltage fault on R1150GS bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By bmwmick
Jim, Be VERY careful if you pull that Hydro...

Jim,
Be VERY careful if you pull that Hydro unit apart. I've torn two of them apart that had "piston" faults according to the GT-1 at the dealer. In both cases there were mechanical problems...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
Jim, I forgot about the later GS bikes having...

Jim,
I forgot about the later GS bikes having ABS-II.

I have the same schematics you do. :)

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
Jim, You are correct, applying 12V to the D+...

Jim,
You are correct, applying 12V to the D+ connector would allow you to diagnose the ABS with the engine off. I don't believe there are any 1150's (MA2.4) that have our low voltage problem....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
I'd have missed this thread completely if Jon...

I'd have missed this thread completely if Jon hadn't sent me a PM. :eek1

Pin #15 is only for 12V logic voltage and the low-voltage test. It has no other purpose that I know of. Since we don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
Jon, Yes, this would work just as well but you...

Jon,
Yes, this would work just as well but you will have two long wires to the ABS connector. Looking at your pics, this is what you did.

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,254
Posted By bmwmick
Read the document again, I just documented it and...

Read the document again, I just documented it and wrote the instructions, took the pictures and tested it. The original article is on IBMWR.ORG and last I knew there are 50-some bikes with this mod....
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By bmwmick
Jon, Thanks and that is probably what I'll...

Jon,
Thanks and that is probably what I'll end up doing. Maybe I'll just send it over with my kid at Thanksgiving (he lives about 15 miles from their home office).
Since I only paid $90 for it...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By bmwmick
Works Performance Steeltracker internals

Does anyone have a diagram of the rebound adjuster internals for this shock?
I bought a front shock that had been disassembled to remove the 'short shock' spacer. The adjustable rebound internals...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By bmwmick
Fin, Here are some good instructions. ...

Fin,
Here are some good instructions.
http://www.largiader.com/tech/valeo/

Mick
Tucson
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By bmwmick
Bread, Did you remove and actually meter...

Bread,
Did you remove and actually meter each fuse? The O2 sensor has a heating circuit in it and if it is drawing too much current, it might be your problem. Even if the fuse 'looks' good,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By bmwmick
I don't believe ANY of them were on purpose. The...

I don't believe ANY of them were on purpose. The one just above, happened when he started the bike, forgot to grab his garage door opener or something in the house and while there, the phone rang. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By bmwmick
I recently helped a friend in FL fix his R1100R...

I recently helped a friend in FL fix his R1100R that he left running for an hour or so. Melted the HES wires and that took out a circuit in the Motronic. His sight glass was OK but his oil temp...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By bmwmick
Scott, I use heavy racheting tie-down straps...

Scott,
I use heavy racheting tie-down straps or a BIG vixe to get them apart.
You can first, uncrimp the lower cover and remove it. It is just sealed with clear silicone rubber sealant. When...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2006, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By bmwmick
I have disassembled a couple of these and found...

I have disassembled a couple of these and found the cause of the intermittent "piston Faults". There are two heavy flat chains that wrap around two electro-magnetic clutches. These chains run...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
Correct. Timing is set at TDC and the Motronic...

Correct. Timing is set at TDC and the Motronic takes over after that.

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
I've seen the instructions. They tell you to...

I've seen the instructions. They tell you to turn OFF the ignition, swap the CCP for the Gray one. No reset necessary. When you are switching back to the normal CCP after running low octane fuel,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
I would leave the CCP OUT and put the S mark in...

I would leave the CCP OUT and put the S mark in the center of the timing hole.
I do believe the CCP's change the timing a bit with all the different colors being different fuel MAPs and timing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 333,282
Posted By bmwmick
I wonder if those failures were instrumental in...

I wonder if those failures were instrumental in BMW now changing the 'lifetime' final drive lube at the 600 mile check. Seems they are also putting a magnetic drain plug in the formerly 'sealed'...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
Jim, Do you think he's just testing us? ...

Jim,
Do you think he's just testing us? :freaky :freaky We'll kill him later. :wink:

Jay,
What is the idle RPM when you are fully warmed up? 1,100?

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
It will not cause a problem. Mine has been...

It will not cause a problem. Mine has been removed since just after birth. :lol3

I too think this is a lean problem and not a rich problem. If your car has a lean miss, it will fail an...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
It's dead center in the fuse box. Looks like a...

It's dead center in the fuse box. Looks like a relay but it is nothing more than a box with jumper wires in it.

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
0.390 sounds good to me. I would not mess with...

0.390 sounds good to me. I would not mess with the 0=0 unless you are fighting a poorly running bike once warmed up. You are not. The 0=0 was originally written to combat the surging on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
Yessir, Mine starts as lean as his (except...

Yessir,
Mine starts as lean as his (except mine doesn't stall). I'm leaning towards a low voltage setting on his TPS. I know for a fact that 0.385 is better than 0.360 and it will stumble during...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,465
Posted By bmwmick
Jim, I kinda lost track of the quality of...

Jim,
I kinda lost track of the quality of meters since I haven't bought a good one in a LONG time. :) I just checked my FLUKE 8060AA and it's 10M Ohm on most of the AC/DC scales but 1,000M Ohm on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By bmwmick
You could also just remove the Pot and see how it...

You could also just remove the Pot and see how it tests. Neither of my FI bikes have CATs and they always come in WAAAAYYYY under the emission limits here in Pima County. '93 K1100LT and '96...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By bmwmick
I've heard of guys sticking a punch inside the...

I've heard of guys sticking a punch inside the alternator to tighten the nut. The usually chip the varnish off the rotor or break the vanes. :(

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 333,282
Posted By bmwmick
Here is another write-up of the new iABS-II...

Here is another write-up of the new iABS-II braking system with ASC......
http://www.gelandestrasse.com/bmw/bmwabsasc.pdf

Mick
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By bmwmick
There is a hole in the end of the alternator...

There is a hole in the end of the alternator shaft. A special T-50 Star tool is made for that hole. You can get by with using an 8mm socket wrench to hold the shaft while you tighten the nut. :clap...
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