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Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By Shango
I just did this a short while ago... The fluid...

I just did this a short while ago... The fluid ruins the switch so I got a replacement one at Radio Shack for about $4. You just have to cut the wires at the old switch and soldier on the new...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Shango
I put the 1150 spring in my '98GS. It's not...

I put the 1150 spring in my '98GS. It's not noticeably stiffer at the lever and works great!
Forum: Americas 01-16-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By Shango
I have some time off right around then so this...

I have some time off right around then so this may just happen. As for key west, I've been in there a few times for work so I dont need to spend a lot of time there. I've been saving a spot for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4,932
Views: 270,958
Posted By Shango
How's about a meet at Sweetwater? Is that too...

How's about a meet at Sweetwater? Is that too suggestive? They should have live music there soon...
Forum: Americas 01-15-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By Shango
I've been itching to go down there for a while...

I've been itching to go down there for a while now. I was planning on post rain pre pollen season to do the trip. I'm in the ATL and was planning on heading down 19/41 to Tampa to visit a historic...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
Happy riding Veter! Hope you enjoyed the...

Happy riding Veter! Hope you enjoyed the beach... :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 29,936
Views: 2,212,935
Posted By Shango
McDonough

Anyone in the McDonough area that want to do day trips now and longer in the spring/summer?... I'm still kinda new to this area.
:ear
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-11-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,724
Posted By Shango
got the email. thanks, Chip!

got the email. thanks, Chip!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-11-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 128,537
Posted By Shango
got the doc. thanks!

got the doc. thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 138,931
Posted By Shango
R1100GS wind deflecter

I was tired of looking for the right angle that didn't exist to get rid of the buffeting. I cut the shape, heated it with a heat gun to get the curves right. Result, it's quiet, and NO buffeting! ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
These are wise words... You could have broke...

These are wise words... You could have broke your leg, had a $6k hospital bill and still had to ship you bike home so this a best worst case scenario. Enjoy feeling good in a great place and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
Don't mind the oil but you can still see the...

Don't mind the oil but you can still see the globs of moly/grease on the splines at 50K. I didn't even see evidence of lube on yours but it might have been the pic, or grease, or they cleaned it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
Hey Veter, Here are some pics of my reworked...

Hey Veter,
Here are some pics of my reworked clutch plates. Dealer would have thrown them in the trash. I can tell you this worked great and I've had NO issues at all. They may not be willing to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
I don't even know what to say... What are you...

I don't even know what to say... What are you considering as to how far to go with the repairs there?...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
Man Vetter I feel for you... The splines look to...

Man Vetter I feel for you... The splines look to be in good shape, the output side of the gearbox is fine and driveshaft looks to be good but all that red on the friction disc and the input shaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
Hey Vetter, thoses splines look über dry. That...

Hey Vetter, thoses splines look über dry. That may have caused your clutch to not engage/disengage properly which explains the hard feel of the clutch and the grabbing you felt at idle. Obviously...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Shango
The plugs I was referring to are the ones that...

The plugs I was referring to are the ones that should be on the vac ports on the bottom of the tb's. The tps sensor is rather simple to set and check. You'll need a voltmeter and some thin wire or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Shango
My 98' runs like a clock at idle. Do you still...

My 98' runs like a clock at idle. Do you still have the canister installed? If yes, check all the vac lines because any leak will lean out the mixture possibly enough to kill it. If the canister...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,146
Posted By Shango
Just in case, have him check for a rag in the...

Just in case, have him check for a rag in the tailpipe... Someone at the gas station may have had a thing against bikers and shoved one in there. This was done to my Buell once, my exhaust pissed...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,075
Posted By Shango
Does sound like a clutch issue. I'm not sure the...

Does sound like a clutch issue. I'm not sure the exact way this setup is but it could be a stuck, bent or jammed pushrod, the disc may have failed and is fouling up the clutch pack, possibly a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Shango
It should just be harder to move the flywheel due...

It should just be harder to move the flywheel due to the compression stroke on the engine. That's completely normal. Do a good tb sync. My bike has run much smoother through all revs since I...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Shango
Brushes?....

Brushes?....
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,567
Posted By Shango
Ignition. You should notice that in lower gears...

Ignition. You should notice that in lower gears or neutral you can run through the rpm range that it cuts out at with no problem... More then likely bad points condenser. Make sure the wires are...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Shango
I tried Baja Designs and I guess I'm still...

I tried Baja Designs and I guess I'm still waiting to hear back officially but when I called they were no help. I explained what I needed since they didnt list it and then awkward silence and a no...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By Shango
Looking for Acewell 2802 or 2803

Can't seem to find these gauges even though acewell still produces them. Anyone know someone that may be sitting on one of these?
Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Shango
I was about to do this today as an experiment but...

I was about to do this today as an experiment but then realized that if you just pull the swingarm back you'll separate your driveline inside the swingarm so you'll have to pull your FD anyhow to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Shango
Rear input shaft seal is leaking. I'll be...

Rear input shaft seal is leaking. I'll be replacing bearings too now. Thanks for the pm replies!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Shango
Thanks Kshow. I checked the rear of the...

Thanks Kshow.
I checked the rear of the gearbox by loosening the rubber boot from the clutch lever and pulling it away. It was full and this is where the oil in the thrust rod tube came from. Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Shango
Eek R1100gs gearbox shaft leak, help!

I'm in process of replacing my clutch and engine and gearbox seals due to oil on the disc. Thought it would be the rear main but it was bone dry. Gearbox side of things was just nasty... Ok, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 73,808
Posted By Shango
Just got back, glad I got the washers as they...

Just got back, glad I got the washers as they are... Different. All bolts and washers totaled $30. Glycerine pills I had so I saved money there. :rofl

I'm shocked as to how little material is on...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 73,808
Posted By Shango
Thanks guys, I am heading out soon to get the...

Thanks guys, I am heading out soon to get the parts and I'll get the washers too. I was just going to reuse my old ones thinking that the reason they used stretch bolts was to eliminate lock...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 73,808
Posted By Shango
Thanks thunderhoof, I'll be picking up my parts...

Thanks thunderhoof,
I'll be picking up my parts Thursday and doing the work soon... Do you remember the size stud, bolt used for the guides? Not home for a few days but I can pull one of the bolts...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-30-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Shango
Yeah, it slips over 3.5k and under little load. ...

Yeah, it slips over 3.5k and under little load.
Good news though, found a great shipper and it's come home so I'm getting the parts together to do the work.
Thanks for the replies!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 73,808
Posted By Shango
Thanks for saving me some grey hairs for later. ...

Thanks for saving me some grey hairs for later. I'll be ordering my parts this week. Sounds like the procedure you used is like what is in the Clymes manual. I'm interested to compare notes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Shango
Wish I could. I'm in ATL and can't get enough...

Wish I could. I'm in ATL and can't get enough time to do all that out there. I was VERY looking forward to the ride.

I did accept a bid on uship last night. $600 and seems like a great shipper....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,074
Posted By Shango
Also, use a skosh of dialectic grease. It'll...

Also, use a skosh of dialectic grease. It'll keep you from stripping your threads down the line. Too much and you insulate the plug electrically and it goops and holds dirt.
When motors sit for...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,074
Posted By Shango
I don't have a 1200gs but I've had a similar...

I don't have a 1200gs but I've had a similar issue before. Make sure the plug nips are tight. Use pliers to get them there. Make sure there is a firm connection from the plug to the boot. If loose...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,821
Posted By Shango
Tires will have a red dot or yellow or both. If...

Tires will have a red dot or yellow or both. If both, ignore the yellow. If just yellow, put it in line with the valve. If both dots are present; red dot in line with the valve.
Yellow dot is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Shango
I was referring to the fuel pump elec. connector....

I was referring to the fuel pump elec. connector.
Hopefully that red wire you found did the trick though!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Shango
Huh, If the next quote sucks more I'll do that! ...

Huh, If the next quote sucks more I'll do that!
Thanks!
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