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Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Partagas
(They?) are interesting. I get the feeling that...

(They?) are interesting. I get the feeling that Andy Schwartz is Cyclebrakes. He is the only one who answers the phone and does the mailings etc. He has good service.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Partagas
Thanks, had Galfer send me a PDF with...

Thanks, had Galfer send me a PDF with instructions. Explained to Janelle I only wanted to fix my brake lines this weekend and not possibly the computer also:rofl




Got them from Cyclebrakes. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Partagas
Galfer brake lines

Just got a set of lines for the 95 R1100GS and they came with this iddybiddy CD. What the heck are you supposed to put this thing into. I am frankly afraid to plug it into my laptop and have it...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By Partagas
90 degrees in Seattle?:rofl Who are you kidding?...

90 degrees in Seattle?:rofl Who are you kidding? This is the great northwet where it never gets that warm and is never sunny.

( shhhhh- Just trying to keep people from moving here:D)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Partagas
An airhead, how quaint. Great scooter, I would...

An airhead, how quaint. Great scooter, I would snap one up at that price in a jiffy. Like the previous poster said, you should be able to do most/all work yourself since the basic engine design of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Partagas
Yup, that is the right part number. And it says...

Yup, that is the right part number. And it says right on the fiche that it is for dealers only. It would appear that Calmoto has the rebuild kit with pistons also. Not sure if it is the exact same...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Partagas
Well screw it! Just spoke with guy at CycleBrakes...

Well screw it! Just spoke with guy at CycleBrakes and he said forget getting rebuild kits for my Brembo's. Turns out they stopped making replacement parts a couple of years back and if there is any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Partagas
Has anyone else out there rebuilt one of these...

Has anyone else out there rebuilt one of these calipers? Did you have any problems with leaking, failure or??? after doing so? That is aside from botching the job up and damaging components while...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Partagas
Why is that? If rebuild kits are available does...

Why is that? If rebuild kits are available does BMW just want us to buy new ones or something?



I have an email in to them asking if those parts are for the same Brembo model as mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Partagas
Sticky caliper on 95 r1100gs

Front left caliper was sticking. Pulled caliper, split it and pulled pucks. Found one of the pucks galled:cry. Question - where does one get new puck/s?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Partagas
That is a new link I will keep!! Thanks...

That is a new link I will keep!!

Thanks for the heads up on them.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Partagas
Thanks for all the info folks! The injector is...

Thanks for all the info folks! The injector is leaking on the throttle body side and not the fuel line side. The fuel line side is a pretty standard little o-ring. The TB side is a tight plug that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Partagas
That is one thing I have thought also but am...

That is one thing I have thought also but am reluctant to screw around with them on a hot engine. May come down to that though.

In checking out the collective wisdom, was hoping someone would say...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Partagas
bump

Put this back on top. Hoping someone has replaced theirs and has some wisdom. Would like to get home without gas on my leg.:D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Partagas
Ah-yup

This too is in my not so distant future, owning a 95GS for which I just ordered a new front brake master cylinder from the boneyard to replace the leaking original:ear.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,033
Posted By Partagas
Injector seals

Anyone know if I can get new fuel injector seals for my 1995 1100 GS at an auto parts store? If so what part # would I be looking for?

Thanks,
Bill
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,923
Posted By Partagas
You know, I had a 73 beemer with a dipstick and...

You know, I had a 73 beemer with a dipstick and never had a problem determining how much oil was in the bike. The sight glass thing sucks big patooties :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By Partagas
Well Jet I see you took your pills this morning...

Well Jet I see you took your pills this morning eh? :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By Partagas
Hey Go4, that is just the kind of info I was...

Hey Go4, that is just the kind of info I was wanting. Looks like it will fit and the filter wrench may just get enough clearance to get in there for the tightening. I try and go with good quality...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By Partagas
Well Wix is the one that the local downtown auto...

Well Wix is the one that the local downtown auto parts store carries. I could go to someplace further and out of the way or to a chain store but why? Wix makes good filters and I do not particularly...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By Partagas
Yeah, I have that link book marked but it does...

Yeah, I have that link book marked but it does not mention the Wix filter. I think I need to look at the cross references for Wix and Fram or.... I believe Wix makes filters for a few brand names.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,333
Posted By Partagas
Wix 557936 oil filter

Local auto shop looked up the numbers but want to make sure this works for my 95GS. Been searching the threads and cannot find a hit on whether this oil filter will work. Anyone know whether this...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,962
Posted By Partagas
Thumbs down Older GS and ethanol

I have a 95 GS and I have been dinking around with what fuel to burn for a few years. Last summer I went exclusively with 91oct and found that my performance and mileage improved. One of the reasons...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 15,228
Posted By Partagas
Eek What the hey?

You must be one bored dude to just rip into your tranny without knowing squat:lol3 Seriously, my hat's off to you for having the intestinal fortitude to do that job. Keep us posted. :lurk

PS - I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,389
Posted By Partagas
Wicked Sequel

Did someone say sequel? I will be the first in line for that one:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Partagas
Thanks for the tutelage Switch. Will try it out...

Thanks for the tutelage Switch. Will try it out this winter when riding time is not tugging at me.:D
Ciao
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Partagas
Modding the ABS involves re-wiring the ABS unit...

Modding the ABS involves re-wiring the ABS unit to check voltage only while motor is running (which is the only time it is relevant anyway). This can be done two ways: turn off ABS during cranking...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,349
Posted By Partagas
Let us know what the construction quality looks...

Let us know what the construction quality looks like on these. Friggin great deal if they are quality with a q and not a k:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Molto Bene

Or is that moto bene? Anyhow, it got warm today, high 70's and I did a bunch of around town rush hour riding and the noise has greatly diminished almost to the point that it does not exist. So the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Well the OREPAD is done and sounds pretty good...

Well the OREPAD is done and sounds pretty good when started. Will take a ride later this day. One caution I would add is that it seems that the gap measurement should only be done at the bottom of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Question Thanks for the clarification on that Jim - I...

Thanks for the clarification on that Jim - I think I will go a bit tighter, probably around .003.

One thing I wonder about though is why just the left cylinder is making this noise even though...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Well I guess I will go through that operation...

Well I guess I will go through that operation also, probably this weekend also. It would seem that there are different opinions on what is acceptable tolerances for rocker arm end play. I think JVB...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Lifters!?

I do not have an engine manual in front of me but could the whackety whackety sound be from lifter sticking? Or some such thing on the receiving end of the rocker?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Interesting thought. It seems to be up in the...

Interesting thought. It seems to be up in the head, but when things are running sound travels strangely. Would the throttle body butterfly make noise when accelerating and decelerating both?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Jim, it makes the sound in or out of gear, clutch...

Jim, it makes the sound in or out of gear, clutch in or out, on acceleration but seemingly not on deceleration.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
I believe you are referring to what I call lash,...

I believe you are referring to what I call lash, which is the clearance between the rocker arms and the posts which hold them? Ah-yup, they were between 11thousandths and 15thousandths for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Partagas
Eek Whackety whackety sound!

So there's this sound that I thought was due to the old style cam chain tensioner in my 95 GS with about 55K on the odo. I'd hear the left cylinder start making this whackety whackety (technical...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By Partagas
Way cool Bobby

But that is over a $100 more than I can spend at this time. Am saving my centavos up for two new touratech pannier lids that I did not latch and lost.

Regards
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By Partagas
Bump

Just seein if anyone else has had this problem and what they did to fix it. After market options? Will be calling the BMW shop today to see what kind of ream job they will have :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By Partagas
Question Plastic hinge for tool tray cover replacement

The last couple of dinky-doink hinge pieces are snapping off of my tool tray. I have a aftermarket metal lid with a lock because I usually do not have my pillion seat on. What can I replace the...
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