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Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,481
Posted By tekilbourn
Appreciate the replies. Likely go with an...

Appreciate the replies.
Likely go with an Odyssey.

As to disconnecting it for the winter...
That implies tha I shut it down for the winter...
(of course, here in San Jose, CA, it doesn't take...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,481
Posted By tekilbourn
R1150GS Battery Question

I have a 2002 R1150gs.
A few years ago I replaced the OEM battery with a Wesco (?).

Since then, when it's cooler, the ABS tends to not set the first time
the bike is run each day. Often have to...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,155
Posted By tekilbourn
Beautiful work! I encourage you to start your own...

Beautiful work! I encourage you to start your own business and build these things!

tomk
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,090
Posted By tekilbourn
Interesting responses. Thanks to all. tomk

Interesting responses. Thanks to all.

tomk
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,090
Posted By tekilbourn
Buell Ulysses belt drive: Any problems?

To any of you folks that have lived with a Ulysses: How was the belt drive?

- Did you ever go off road?
- Any problems?


(I'm a big fan of belts. Chains are dirty and noisy. Shafts are...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,902
Posted By tekilbourn
Great trip! Be safe and enjoy the ride. ...

Great trip!
Be safe and enjoy the ride.

tomk
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By tekilbourn
I have an 02 as well and have a similar problem...

I have an 02 as well and have a similar problem since I replaced the OEM battery with a Wesco(?)
If bike is at all cool, the ABS never sets on start-up.
Run it a couple of minutes. Turn bike off...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-03-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By tekilbourn
~6000 miles. It's using some oil, mostly on...

~6000 miles.
It's using some oil, mostly on start-up.
It's reached the point of fouling the plug such that it's not running very well.
Thought I'd tear into it and see what was up, thus the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,922
Posted By tekilbourn
repair manual:

Jim,
Try this:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/36192742/Kymco-Agility-125-Scooter-Repair-Manual

tomk
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,475
Posted By tekilbourn
Kymco Agility125 Valve Seals and spring compressors

I'm in the middle of replacing the valve seals in our Agility 125 and have a couple of questions:

1. What's a good valve spring compressor tool for this size valve? (Springs are about 0.9 inches...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By tekilbourn
Sorry about that. I did search for the link...

Sorry about that. I did search for the link before I started the thread....

tomk
Forum: Battle scooters 10-13-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By tekilbourn
Scooter at Skate Board Park

For your viewing pleasure...


http://vimeo.com/29921423
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,947
Posted By tekilbourn
Kymco parts online?

Anyone dealt with either of these vendors?
Comments?
Other suggestions for quality vendors?
(I need valve seals and gaskets.)

thanks,
tomk
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http://www.kymcoparts123.com
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By tekilbourn
I'm aware of the motorcycle seat vendors... ...

I'm aware of the motorcycle seat vendors...

Problem is the seat pan has a pretty big hump in it to enlarge the under seat storage.
Ideally, I'd find a vendor who offers a shorter/reshaped seat...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-21-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By tekilbourn
Kymco Agility 125 low seat?

I bought a Kymco Agility 125 for my wife to ride.
At 5'2", She's finding the seat to be a little too high for comfort.

Does anyone know if there's a source for a low seat for this machine?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By tekilbourn
I've had issues with my 1150 ever since I...

I've had issues with my 1150 ever since I replaced the oem battery with a Westco about 3 years ago. If it gets below about 50F, there's a good chance the ABS will fault on startup. And occasionally,...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,466
Posted By tekilbourn
I bought it used, has about 10k km on it. I...

I bought it used, has about 10k km on it. I bought it knowing it had an issue with the motor, and I've done motor work before. I view it more as an opportunity than a threat.

I'll try the burn the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,466
Posted By tekilbourn
KYMCO Agility 125 needs work: Looking for advice

I have a 2008 Agility 125 that needs some TLC.

1. Blowing smoke at startup. I'm thinking this is the valve seals.
Should be straight forward to yank the head and replace those, yes?
...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By tekilbourn
Just today, I lost one (of 4) of the the...

Just today, I lost one (of 4) of the the screw/washer sets that hold the face piece to the main helmet. (N103)

Could not find a parts supplier for the helmet.
Local shops thought they could order...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-09-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,377
Posted By tekilbourn
So the Agility isn't made in Taiwan? ...

So the Agility isn't made in Taiwan?

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I bought the scooter last night. $800.
I did not see any signs of an engine problem. Either it will show up later or the mechanic led the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-08-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,377
Posted By tekilbourn
Asking is $900. Haven't seen it yet. I know...

Asking is $900. Haven't seen it yet.

I know you can get a new one out the door in San Jose for $2k, as of last week.

tomk
Forum: Battle scooters 11-08-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,377
Posted By tekilbourn
Kmco Agility 125 with engine issue?

I'm looking at a 2008 Kymco Agility 125 with 6,000 miles on the clock tonight.
Has some unknown engine issue, so is a bit of a project.
("Engine is making a knocking noise")


Comments on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By tekilbourn
Bike is now running. The fuel injectors were...

Bike is now running.
The fuel injectors were clogged.


tomk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By tekilbourn
I am listening... And I appreciate most of the...

I am listening... And I appreciate most of the responses. I am less appreciative of the ones where the poster did a cursory read then said it must be the HES.
I tested BOTH sensors.
(Using info I...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By tekilbourn
Checked the HES today and it looks good, up to...

Checked the HES today and it looks good, up to the connector.
(Pulses when the crank is turned.)

So: Have fuel to inlet of injector, have spark. Do not appear to have fuel at the injector outlet....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By tekilbourn
As I understand it, the HES signal is used to...

As I understand it, the HES signal is used to fire the plugs as well as the FI pulse.
I have spark, but no FI pulse...

This would seem to indicate the problem is not the HES, no?

thanks,
tomk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By tekilbourn
Just disconnected the return line. (Quick...

Just disconnected the return line. (Quick disconnects seal when disconnected.)
Now pressure comes up to ~75 PSI and holds when key is turned on.

But it still doesn't start...

I assume this...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,280
Posted By tekilbourn
R11gs: Bad pressure regulator (Fuel injection)?

'97 R1100gs.
Cranks over but will not start.
Has spark, doesn't have fuel to injectors.

I measured the pressure coming out of the tank:
When the key is turned on, pressure pumps to ~50 psi....
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By tekilbourn
VFXDOG, This is exactly the info I was seeking!...

VFXDOG,
This is exactly the info I was seeking! Many thanks!

To all others, thank you as well for the input.
All appreciated.

tomk
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By tekilbourn
I appreciate the responses... But as I understand...

I appreciate the responses... But as I understand it these aren't quite Oetiker clamps.

Oetiker are a continuous ring that you crimp to tighten. These have some sort of grab and hold arrangement....
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,829
Posted By tekilbourn
Hose Clip Pliers Source?

BMW uses these hose clamps:
http://engelandmoto.com/16112313574.html

Which require the BMW tool:
https://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=1069

Anyone know of a generic description/source for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,112
Posted By tekilbourn
Simon, no problem, You did have dibbs! ...

Simon, no problem, You did have dibbs!


ZZR_Ron: Where did you get the parts for a rebuild?
And where does one get a shock charged with N2?

thanks,
tomk
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,112
Posted By tekilbourn
SgtSmoker, If Simon doesn't want your shock...

SgtSmoker,

If Simon doesn't want your shock please pm me the details.
(I just picked up a 2002 klr 650 with bad shocks...)

tomk
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25,294
Views: 4,716,609
Posted By tekilbourn
I'm disappointed. I've been contemplating moving...

I'm disappointed. I've been contemplating moving to the 2010 r12gs, but was hoping this might be a lighter/cheaper/better alternative.

261 KG is every bit as heavy as my 02 1150gs.
22L tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,337
Posted By tekilbourn
I'm quite convinced about the strength of the...

I'm quite convinced about the strength of the spoked wheels.
I T-Boned a car on my '95 R100gs. Bent the forks tubes and the frame.
Front wheel was still perfectly fine.

For my part, I would get...
Forum: Americas 10-31-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,777
Posted By tekilbourn
Not to hijack the thread, but a related question....

Not to hijack the thread, but a related question.

I'm also planning to make the whole trip next summer. (Late August.)

I've ridden my 1150gs over Tin Cup Pass in Co.
Is that on the trail?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,106
Posted By tekilbourn
I have an '02. The power brakes were on the '03...

I have an '02.
The power brakes were on the '03 and up (in the US), I believe.
I bought mine as an end of '02 demo to avoid the assisted brakes.

I agree that the miles should not be a problem,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,963
Posted By tekilbourn
Safaris!

I have teh Oddesseys on my 1150, and I like them. Very functional.

But, having seen the new ones on a r12gs, I think they look LOTS better.
- The new mounts are trick
- the new locks seems far...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,675
Posted By tekilbourn
Camera56, 2 questions: 1. Where did you...

Camera56,

2 questions:
1. Where did you get the data for the helmets that provide the most protection?

2. While you seem to feel that flip-face helmets are less safe, (and I suspect that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,833
Posted By tekilbourn
not much mention of belts, the best of both...

not much mention of belts, the best of both worlds:
- low weight
- more than strong enough for anything short of racing (They power John Deer combines with belts.)
- quiet

only place I'd...
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