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Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By ezgizza99
Early Oilhead Main seal replacement

Sorry, I posted this to the excellent "GS Main Seal" Sticky thread, but figured I would post again to see if I could get a second or third opinion!
:)


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 154,317
Posted By ezgizza99
is this really true?

I noticed the above post, as I am now replacing the rear main seal on my '96 R1100RSL... It has a single seal. Yes... the new seal spec'd is much thinner than the original. I do own the BMW tool to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By ezgizza99
it is genius...for sure!

Mobil 1 really kicked some butt when they started selling their V-Twin oil for $10.99 a quart! Just a little extra pinch of ZDDP and they can charge an incremental $5.00 per quart...

Personally,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By ezgizza99
Finally... the oil wars are over...

Our beloved "Boxers" have an oil all their own!

I don't know if anyone has seen this yet... I was flipping thru a "Sport Rider" mag last night on a plane and came across an advert!

Forget the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,894
Posted By ezgizza99
Wicked I think the above is important. So, still no...

I think the above is important. So, still no "real" answer to my question, however, it seems that the collective wisdom is that it is easier and faster to get both valves spot-on if you use the 2 or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,894
Posted By ezgizza99
Valve Adjustment - History of the 2 (or 4) feeler gauge sync?

Yes... first let me start by saying that I have read the "OVAD" several times and yes... it is a masterpiece - worth reading for the humor even if you don't plan to ever adjust your valves!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By ezgizza99
hmmm...

A vise... that's probably a better method... then you can save the skewer for the BBQ!

;)
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By ezgizza99
Actually...

The lower piston has a small check-ball in it that retains the oil in the cylinder. When you take lower piston off, look down the barrel and you can see the ball. This prevents _any_ oil from...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2007, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By ezgizza99
cool!

Thanks for the tips. Luckily I had a mityvac and was able to easily bleed the system. Took a little doing.... but it's done!

Thanks again!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By ezgizza99
Question how to bleed a new clutch slave cylinder and line

I just replaced my clutch slave cylinder and line (from the handlebar master cyclinder). '00 R1150GS

I can't get it to bleed properly. Is there a procedure for this? The system doesn't take...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By ezgizza99
Yeah - pinging on my left cylinder has gotten...

Yeah - pinging on my left cylinder has gotten worse since 25K miles (now 50K) - there were a couple of big flakes that I knocked off before I took the picture! In some of the valve cutouts there is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By ezgizza99
and some of that carbon I was after...

The plan is to soak this puppy in Chem-dip! Hopefully the pinging will stop... or I'll shoot myself!

BTW - techron - seafoam - ventil sauber - rxp and all that CRAP don't do sh*t!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By ezgizza99
engine on the stand....

Here is a pic of the engine on a stand... easy to work on!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By ezgizza99
Cry A gentle reminder: NO impact wrench on your camshaft sprocket bolts....

Well - having had to take my transmission out to fix a leaking input seal.... I figured I would go one step further and get all that nasty carbon off my piston heads.... all was good until I decided...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ezgizza99
gsaddict, no luck with macro or supermacro...

gsaddict,

no luck with macro or supermacro mode on the camera - sorry - you won't get to see my splines!

;)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By ezgizza99
leaks

my tranny is currently pulled. I had the same leak description (right side about cylinder level) Also, my leak manifested it self by dripping from the bottom of the case. No clutch contamination...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By ezgizza99
if you are really looking for a lower 1st gear...

The 3.0 Final drive (from r1100gs) does not really do the trick. I made the chnage on my 00 R1150gs and while I think it is a great mod, the 1st gear change is NOT that noticeable. 6th gear is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ezgizza99
good stuff...

Steptoe,

This is good stuff. Thanks! That looks exactly like mine!

I can definately cut the bottom portion to let water escape. I was going to put some grease over the fitting. but it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,417
Posted By ezgizza99
gear oil

Check out this site: good reading.

http://www.lubrizol.com/products/automotive-gear-oil/GL5.asp

Rather than kill yourself trying to find an SAE90, I would look for a good gear oil that meets...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ezgizza99
splines

Thanks for the info - so the felt sounds like a good thing. It will protect my seal better!!!

I would love to show a picture of my splines, however, my camera (autofocus) just isn't cuttin' it! ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,417
Posted By ezgizza99
really hard to find SAE90

If you are looking for SAE90, BelRay Gear Saver as mentioned above is probably your best bet (and possibly your only bet!)

Royal Purple makes a synthetic 90 that you can order, but only in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ezgizza99
Eh? What the felt!!! Calling all transmission experts...

Well,

At ~50K, ('00 R1150gs) my transmission leak has gotten to the point where I decided to pull the transmission and replace the seal. I couldn't ignore the gear oil leaking anymore (although...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,285
Posted By ezgizza99
Wink gear oil viscosity

There seems to be some massive confusion about gear oil viscosity. Let me see if I can make it worse. :evil

I took a few common examples and grabbed the manufacturers viscosities at standard...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By ezgizza99
uhhh... yeah....

much closer... i already got that one!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By ezgizza99
Eh? any good close-up pix of the staintune low-mount??

Hi,

I need some good close-up pix of the staintune low-mount bracket set-up, with the full-size bag attachment in place. I bought one used, and am having trouble figuring it out... that's lame i...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By ezgizza99
hmmm...

That's not what I wanted to hear!

On the good side, it will save me USD$1095

Any other opinions/options??? None of the other bag options are as visually appealing. Do the Zegas have the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By ezgizza99
draggin' jesses

I have found a couple of threads where people commented about their jesses touching ground during spirited cornering, but it seems to be a rare occurance. Can anyone comment on this? Will I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By ezgizza99
yeah - checked all that...

Thanks for the input!

Seems like after I put the spring back on, it forces the proper alignment... rubber stop is hitting in the right spot and the spacers are in place...

i guess i'll stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2007, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By ezgizza99
hmmm - movement...

i guess it would be straight transverse movement at the pivot point. it slides side to side (the bike's side to side, not the viewers side to side) on the pivot bushings about 2.5mm total.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By ezgizza99
Eh? centerstand clarification

i just took my centerstand assembly apart for a much needed cleaning and regreasing - it was bone dry! yikes!

When I put everything back together, I noticed some side-side play. Is this normal? ...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2006, 11:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,499
Posted By ezgizza99
i thought i was crazy....

i've seen this at pepboys and kragen - only on the synthetic... I was thinking that the synthetic was eating away the glue on the caps (as suggested earlier), but now i'm not so sure.:huh:huh

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 17,476
Posted By ezgizza99
don't worry....your bike just needs

a little throttle body sync... or maybe one of your valves is .5 nanometers misadjusted....:rofl

i just had to! sorry! :lol3


yeah - i vote for clutch rivets or clutch coming apart - I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,826
Posted By ezgizza99
good questions! no, i have the stock...

good questions!

no, i have the stock fueling, original untampered, motronic unit, original full exhaust system.

however, ccp was missing when I bought the bike with 25K miles - now I have 38K...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,826
Posted By ezgizza99
yeah - still pinging....

and it's real annoying .. i suspect most of the buildup is do to the previous owner's riding habits...

I don't need a shiny piston, but from what I can see, it is pretty bad.

I will definately...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,826
Posted By ezgizza99
Eek sorry - one more "decarbonize thread" re: household cleaners

ok,

so - i've tried all the usual suspects as far as fuel system cleaners go, and basically - the piston tops (as viewed through the spark plug holes) are still basically covered in a thick carbon...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By ezgizza99
beemer boneyard

beemer boneyard dot com has a replacement kit (new) for all oilheads for only $139 sounds like a good deal.....
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2006, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By ezgizza99
vent lines plugged....

when i got my gs, the tank vent lines were plugged - and since the tank wasn't breathing, the pump has to push harder 'cause of the vacuum created in the tank.

removed the cannister and blew out...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2006, 11:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,447
Posted By ezgizza99
Question fuel maps

These are the two maps that I know of --- is there others?

*R1150GS cat Gold yellow pins (30 - 87) - -61368366282- 2.4
*R1150GS cat 91ROZ Grey pins (30 86 87) - -61368366623- 2.4

I gathered...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By ezgizza99
beemer boneyard

beemerboneyard dot com has a new aftermarket replacement fuel pump kit - go to their site and click on new parts:

just seen it the other day - ;)

$139
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By ezgizza99
yeah - make her part of the decision

Its awesome for 2-up (r1150gs), My wife and I have done over 10K miles in 10 months and she loves it, although I did have her test ride it with me, so there would be no "complaints" if she didn't...
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