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Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,130
Posted By seaswood
Ebay

Ebay will look at the dispute, if you can clearly show with a picture what you bought is not what was sold you have a good chance.
Worth the effort they do settle towards seller but if it is clear...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,459
Posted By seaswood
Gsa

Even the touratech riders are at odd's on this question.
One liked the new water cooled one liked the old oil cooled.

I just did not much like the ride of the water cooled but if it is strictly a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,706
Posted By seaswood
Mini

Bmw has been doing this for a while with the mini yes a car.
Every once in a while I get in the Mini & does not start lets me know there is no key.
So far I am not interested in a bike that is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6,873
Views: 1,272,083
Posted By seaswood
alt rider crash

Has anyone had as much fun with the 18 mm nut on the Left side Altrider crash bar install 1200 GSA 2012.
Assuming it had a thread lock on it although not required on install a bear to get off....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,341
Posted By seaswood
I looked at that looks like the engine bolt is...

I looked at that looks like the engine bolt is used to mount a bracket?
That is the bolt that has to be held on both sides to loosen I assume.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,341
Posted By seaswood
Crash bars

Got the OEM crash bars off the bike all I can see is those crash bars are only good to get the bike Otta the show room. Does not appear they could with stand any real movement.
Yes maybe a strap on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,341
Posted By seaswood
Oem

Has anyone else removed their OEM crash bars & installed altrider on a 2010 + GSA?
Instructions mention suspension has to be depressed but looks like that would get more in the way just wondering...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By seaswood
Cafe

Go on fleabay you will find a cafe racer already made to go.
They do not sell generally because they are not original at all.
What you have is original.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,276
Posted By seaswood
Ate

Yes the sharpie method is hard to get the pad to wipe off the inside of the disc.
Double discs so will see how holding the lever does with a tie then turning the adjuster? Thanks.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,276
Posted By seaswood
Cracks become splits. Has anyone any other...

Cracks become splits.

Has anyone any other advise besides the below for adjusting the ATE pads with adjuster?

The "Sharpie-on-Rotor" method of adjustment MAY not be the most effective. I...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,276
Posted By seaswood
Has anyone any thoughts ideas on adjustment of...

Has anyone any thoughts ideas on adjustment of pin alignment front ATE 40mm of inside pad?🌀
Evidently it is the inside pad that need to be parallel to the disc a bench would be nice about now to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,341
Posted By seaswood
Altrider TT crash bars

Can anyone say how the altrider crash bars, TT bars (do they fit the Adventure?) or the the add on to the stock adventure makes work???
Looked for a similar thread best I found.
2012 GSA with stock...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,602
Posted By seaswood
Thanks that is quite a write up on the tool sets.

Thanks that is quite a write up on the tool sets.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,602
Posted By seaswood
Looking for original listing of tools 77-78 R /5...

Looking for original listing of tools 77-78 R /5 /7 series.
Anyone have any ideas?

I do sew but also do like the Kreiga rool.
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By seaswood
Top edge ring

The ring on what would be inside of caliper where the dust seal fits is what I was asking about. Inside the piston bore on the inside edge with the caliper mounted on the forks. Thnx
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By seaswood
Ultrasound

No ultrasound wondering how your steel retaining ring came out?
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By seaswood
R-100s 1978 Front brakes

Has anyone done the brake rebuild with calipers that have a rusty sealing ring?
Clean pads or replace them?
Have used lots of time soaking with penetrating oil etting bit of sealing ring out....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,060
Posted By seaswood
Carb sync

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-NQ6TRzP/0/M/i-NQ6TRzP-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,236
Posted By seaswood
Jesse

The issue is called small company less employees than TT for example.
I bought the demo odyssey bags from Al's last outside vendor.
Sold the top case & QRDP thing right away just too complicated a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 36,391
Posted By seaswood
Ruglyde

RuGlyde works even if you have to buy a gallon.
Very good to refurbish old rubber parts.
Makes getting tyres on & off easier:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,795
Posted By seaswood
F-8

The F -8 was fun in the dirt in New Mexico until I left Colorado to ride back to the East Coast. I sold it for a 1200 heavier in stature but good for dirt roads.

Read the thread below.
:eek1...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,444
Posted By seaswood
There are two threads to show you LC GS. ...

There are two threads to show you LC GS.

Show us your new Liquid Cooled BMW R1200GSA

Show us your new Liquid Cooled BMW R1200GS

Show us your 2013 R1200GS LC luggage setup
Must see?

New...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,193
Posted By seaswood
ohlins

Ohlins seem to require more maintence ie. more frequent oil & seal changes than Elka & others due to materials used in manufacture.
So if they are run longer intervals yes will leak so I am told.
I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By seaswood
I am removing mine when I get home in a couple of...

I am removing mine when I get home in a couple of weeks, bike has maybe 3, miles. Will be selling uppers & lowers also going for tt stronger bars.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,927
Posted By seaswood
Gsa

I went from a 800gsa to the 1200gsa 2012 specifically did not desire a wet head:roflThe GSA seems very stable platform although I have changed out the esa shocks went to a TT seat & now will likely...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,313
Posted By seaswood
Konis

I have the same bike & was wondering the same:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By seaswood
Esa

Max told me no there was no fix for those of us that remove ESA.
There is a blinking something has been a long cold winter.

Just ride it. Install the shock of your choice.
It is too bad BMW will...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,025
Posted By seaswood
Esa

I took the ESA shocks off < 500 miles put on a set of Ohlins.
The ESA shocks are in the box not really sure you could get a good value for them either on ebay or here.
Do love the ohlins but will...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,372
Posted By seaswood
When I got that bike the seller said it was all...

When I got that bike the seller said it was all unavailable, maybe he was right. It is a solo police seat with police box & tank.
You can write stephanie & ask I have bought a couple of seats from...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,076
Views: 1,663,314
Posted By seaswood
1977 /5

1977 /5 bored 805 1978 rs heads balanced engine 29 miles.
Delorto Carbs with floating brakes up front.
Dual plugged with new coils.
GS wheel on rear, Police Seat probably from Germany Police Tank...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 38,372
Posted By seaswood
Police seat

It has one hinge not home so I cannot measure it right now.:cry
I believe it came from Germany, as below

Stefanie Meyer
S. Meyer GmbH
Bahnhofstraße 22
67586 Hillesheim
GERMANY
Tel. 0049 (0)...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,747
Posted By seaswood
Question 336

Is the 336 the so called sport cam?
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By seaswood
3/4 seat

Try Stefanie

Stefanie Meyer
S. Meyer GmbH
Bahnhofstraße 22
67586 Hillesheim
GERMANY
Tel. 0049 (0) 6733 8195 Fax. 0049 (0) 6733 8134
E-Mail: S.Meyer-BMW-Motorraeder@t-online.de...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By seaswood
75 ft.lbs is what I was told.

75 ft.lbs is what I was told.
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By seaswood
I havethecrush washer. But these forks had a...

I havethecrush washer.
But these forks had a sealant on the threads?
Is a sealant necessary?

http://seaswood.smugmug.com/photos/i-xgB9pPq/0/M/i-xgB9pPq-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By seaswood
Sealant for front forks 1978

I am sure it is here some where?

But what is the proper sealant to use on front forks bottom cap ?
1978 twin.
:eek1
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By seaswood
Shipping

The buyer after. 2 mos. is having the bike shipped end of week.
A couple of weeks is okay a couple of mos. was a tad long.
Now I can get 77 out see if it runs.
Thanks everyone.
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By seaswood
Shipping a bike

Anyone have any suggestions on shipping a bike?

Sold 69s two mos. ago & the seller just tells me he cannot come get it.
A bit of feet drag there, it was obvious.
But need to convince him to get...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 611,842
Posted By seaswood
Corbin seat r100

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Mwd6cWm/0/M/i-Mwd6cWm-M.jpg
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-TcsCkg6/0/S/i-TcsCkg6-S.jpg
Corbin seat for r100 as new missing needs rear attachment point.
Could be...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 611,842
Posted By seaswood
Corbin

Still awaiting for Corbin to make the part:lol3
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