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Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By KShow
I don't believe its the shaft seal that leaked....

I don't believe its the shaft seal that leaked. oil was coming down from the top of the shock. Initially thought it was just a leaking preload adjuster, which is no big deal, turns out it wasn't....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By KShow
urgent suspension question

Blew the oil out of aftermarket rear shock with remote reservoir. Is there any thing I can do to give back some rebound dampening? Could I add oil to the shock body without a nitrogen charge to get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29,630
Views: 1,654,029
Posted By KShow
VALongbeard, I'll tell you all about it when I...

VALongbeard, I'll tell you all about it when I get home (sounds like lyrics from long way round) its a crazy world, but these people are just like us, they like to hunt, camp, fish, ride motorcycles,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29,630
Views: 1,654,029
Posted By KShow
Just a quick update, since Im not into the whole...

Just a quick update, since Im not into the whole ride report thing. Left Dayton on July 8th. Rode to Badlands NP, then Mt Rushmore, Black Hills, Yellowstone NP, Bozeman, MT, Sandpoint ID, ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,492
Posted By KShow
Glad to hear it Ed! I'm riding with chip8150...

Glad to hear it Ed! I'm riding with chip8150 hanging out in Ulan-Ude right now. hope to catch up with you and share some road tales and cold ales. maybe something around Oktoberfest would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By KShow
Grease the fuel line o ring as others have said. ...

Grease the fuel line o ring as others have said. air tube just slide it together until its almost closed and the small bit of o ring is sticking out, then use a small flat screwdriver to tuck it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By KShow
Buy a can of brake cleaner, pull off your...

Buy a can of brake cleaner, pull off your starter, tape your clutch lever to the bars to create a little space between clutch plates and pressure plates. then hose it out with a can or two of brake...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By KShow
Spill it

Spill it
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By KShow
Just under 102,000 I'm in the process of...

Just under 102,000
I'm in the process of getting a Corbin cut down and recovered, that's a story for another time
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By KShow
I didnt take any photos, mainly because other...

I didnt take any photos, mainly because other people have done way better documentation of procedures like this than I could.

There are a couple posts about the pushrods collapsing, but very...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By KShow
Valve pushrod collapse 1100GS

This is just a FYI post, since there is not a ton of info on these things.

Problem- Left side valvetrain has always been a bit noisy on this bike, first step was replacing the cam chain...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By KShow
I have no idea what anybody knows, so I'll just...

I have no idea what anybody knows, so I'll just give some ideas and guess that some of them have already been done.

Check that nothing is touching the clutch lever, such as handguards.
Make sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,738
Posted By KShow
Flyingdutchman177 has a sweet 1200GS over in...

Flyingdutchman177 has a sweet 1200GS over in Europe he'll be looking to sell sometime in the future. Check out the "Around the World in 800 Days" ride report for more info.
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 31,603
Posted By KShow
Well, I for one will not be following your trip....

Well, I for one will not be following your trip. I'll be coming round from the other direction:D. It was good talking to you by the fire the other night. Maybe we can meet up somewhere in the EU...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By KShow
Probably posted in the wrong area, but I wouldnt...

Probably posted in the wrong area, but I wouldnt worry about Sturgis traffic, mainly Harleys, so theyre slow and easy to pass
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,070
Posted By KShow
awesome, cant wait to read more. Plan on taking...

awesome, cant wait to read more. Plan on taking a similar route this summer, in July. Hopefully wont need the heated gear
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By KShow
Could be apples to oranges here, but I just...

Could be apples to oranges here, but I just replaced the dust boot on my 1100gs and had to really heat it to get the thread locker to release. When I put it back together, I cleaned stud and nut, ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,979,726
Posted By KShow
Been following your RR for a while now. Truly...

Been following your RR for a while now. Truly awesome and a just adds fuel to the fire for my RTW trip this summer. Maybe catch up with you somewhere along the way.
I was actually in that very...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,034
Posted By KShow
Jim, sorry I missed it, it looked like a...

Jim, sorry I missed it, it looked like a blast. We took a test ride last week, rode out to Vail, Colorado, I changed my oil, friend actually got a VIN inspection and tags for his bike. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By KShow
Yes, the front is compatible between the 1100...

Yes, the front is compatible between the 1100 and 1150 (not sure about the 1200, but you werent asking that anyways), not the rear.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By KShow
Couple thoughts,, Try blipping the throttle...

Couple thoughts,,

Try blipping the throttle between gears when you downshift to match revs with the lower gear.

Did you replace the entire clutch? pressure plates, clutch disk, spring?

Did...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,267
Posted By KShow
Im probably putting a set on my bike this summer,...

Im probably putting a set on my bike this summer, and Im intrigued about some of the reasons people call them "death traps" Alot of people probably push the limits more in the rain more than I, ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By KShow
Glad you found it. I fought an intermittent...

Glad you found it. I fought an intermittent dying issue because I had the Motronic fuse break in the same invisible way. When I finally figured it out, I felt happy and stupid all at the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,834
Posted By KShow
With dirtbikes I put them in a zip lock wrapped...

With dirtbikes I put them in a zip lock wrapped under the bar pad cover. Been doing the same with GS
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By KShow
I've used Yamabond with good results on an...

I've used Yamabond with good results on an airhead. You can get it at your local Yamaha dealer. (the name probably told you that though)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,174
Posted By KShow
96 1100GS with 97K miles, not all mine. ...

96 1100GS with 97K miles, not all mine. Planning on a 3500 mile trip next month, and then a RTW this summer.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By KShow
Bildona , thank you, just lapped my clutch hub...

Bildona , thank you, just lapped my clutch hub and it worked beautifully! I love the wealth of knowledge on this forum, and how everyone had something to contribute. Thanks again
:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By KShow
dont know if i have the answer, but I can think...

dont know if i have the answer, but I can think of some things to try, some may sound stupid but Im not trying to insult your intellegence, I just cant see the bike.

try doing a code scan with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By KShow
Clutch hub size question

This one almost has me pulling my hair out. replacing a clutch on a 1995 1100GS, with the M94 trans. Entire clutch assembly being replaced. received Sibenrock clutch disk and it wouldnt slide on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By KShow
Just go to Wally World, get you a Fram 3614 and...

Just go to Wally World, get you a Fram 3614 and a gallon of Rotella 15-40, give them a $20 and you'll still get some change back. Been running them for years and never had a problem, 97,000...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By KShow
Ive wondered about slipping driveshafts as well. ...

Ive wondered about slipping driveshafts as well. it seems that if it is spinning on the inner part of the rubber, you could twist it untill u-joints line up correctly , drill through both shafts...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By KShow
assuming the u-joint phasing is correct, is the...

assuming the u-joint phasing is correct, is the rear of the drive shaft locked into the input shaft of the final drive so the snap ring is engaged?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By KShow
u-joint phasing might not be the best indicator. ...

u-joint phasing might not be the best indicator. not always lined up perfectly from the factory.

For future reference, next time you have your driveshaft out, take a paint pen and draw a line...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By KShow
Dont touch the screw/locknut with the blue on it...

Dont touch the screw/locknut with the blue on it !!!! :eek1 It will release the pressurized oil and require you to send the shock in for service before you can use it.:cry the only adjustments...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,034
Posted By KShow
Looks like fun, hope to be able to make it. ...

Looks like fun, hope to be able to make it. Currently prepping 2 1100GS for a round the world trip this summer, Hopefully I'll have them ready by then, but who knows.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,573
Posted By KShow
Id ignore Willis on pretty much everything. Just...

Id ignore Willis on pretty much everything. Just based off the vapor lock comment. When living in the high desert of SoCal, I ran my 1100 many times at temps of 110 + at elevations of 4000+ and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By KShow
use to old dirt bike trick of leaning the bike...

use to old dirt bike trick of leaning the bike against a tree, or wall, or anything else, except the wife's laundry appliances, they get real protective over those things:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By KShow
bite the bullet and just do the bypass. Its a...

bite the bullet and just do the bypass. Its a simple mod that saves a ton of headaches.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,629
Posted By KShow
I actually have a tip over sensor in my bike, it...

I actually have a tip over sensor in my bike, it alerts me to an overly horizontal position by making a sound similar to someone knocking over a loaded too chest. Always gets my attention. :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By KShow
Just installed some of my own, the right side...

Just installed some of my own, the right side gave me fits for a while, keep working with it, you'll get it. Leave the bolts loose like he said, and be careful not to crossthread anything.
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