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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,153
Posted By MassiveLee
Mine too. Cheaper to replace a stripped carrier...

Mine too. Cheaper to replace a stripped carrier than a final drive housing. ;-)
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 500,166
Posted By MassiveLee
Put brand new injectors on my 100,000 miles...

Put brand new injectors on my 100,000 miles 1150GSA. Engine used to start vibrating badly from 4k PM and as I felt the injectors got maxed out from being very dirty, I fitted brand new ones and now I...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,929
Posted By MassiveLee
Yesterday, I just hit the reserve light. I filled...

Yesterday, I just hit the reserve light. I filled the tank with the bike on the side stand and put 26 litres of fuel. I ran 500km on 26 litres. Mostly backroads. That's 45mpg (US gallon), riding with...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By MassiveLee
Great trick. Thanks.

Great trick. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By MassiveLee
Their website says the K25 is covered on its...

Their website says the K25 is covered on its three iterations, until 2012/13. Anyway, just check your current flasher relay and see what type it is. 12 pins?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,415
Posted By MassiveLee
Reset - As I mentionned yesterday, simply pull...

Reset - As I mentionned yesterday, simply pull fuse 5

Also, you can borrow another DME and swap. See what happens.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 500,166
Posted By MassiveLee
Hopefully, a tiny portion of the pin still...

Hopefully, a tiny portion of the pin still portrudes. If so, then fit a nut over the remaining pin and spot weld it. The heat will help loosen up the pin, and the bolt will allow to turn it and twist...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 500,166
Posted By MassiveLee
That pin can most likely be replaced easily....

That pin can most likely be replaced easily. Removing the broken part might prove difficult.

Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By MassiveLee
@OP - If you are a handy mechanic, then there's a...

@OP - If you are a handy mechanic, then there's a alot of maintenance that you can do yourself. All these 80k miles components that need to be changed one day or another. Check the stack of bills to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By MassiveLee
Highlighting a design point of a specific product...

Highlighting a design point of a specific product is not bashing. If Corbin elected to prioritize comfort by stuffing the seat in places that force you to spread your legs, then be it. Those who want...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 500,166
Posted By MassiveLee
@ Loutre - It looks like the dovel pin also...

@ Loutre - It looks like the dovel pin also broke... :huh

The small metal pin down there that is used to precisely position the starter.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By MassiveLee
450lbs GS, using a Nico Bakker frame ...

450lbs GS, using a Nico Bakker frame

http://www.berrt.nl/r1150enduro/

http://www.berrt.nl/r1150enduro/images/0aa206d.jpeg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,153
Posted By MassiveLee
Or that the thread is in the caliper's carrier......

Or that the thread is in the caliper's carrier... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 333,208
Posted By MassiveLee
That's exactly what I say of my old underwears......

That's exactly what I say of my old underwears... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By MassiveLee
Actually the principle is very simple using a...

Actually the principle is very simple using a rheostat on the "steering column". Program a certain value that indicates the wheel is straight or close to straight. Registr whatever Ohms the rheostat...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By MassiveLee
Go thru the bike and make sure every component is...

Go thru the bike and make sure every component is in tip top shape. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By MassiveLee
Removal of the ABS is something that has been...

Removal of the ABS is something that has been done 100 times. There are even ways to do it without spending more than $10 in parts. Several guys did it that way on www.ukgser.com :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By MassiveLee
Big fan of Sargent seats here. ;-) You can...

Big fan of Sargent seats here. ;-)

You can even send them an old BMW seat pan and they will make a Sargent seat for you, for less than half the price.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By MassiveLee
On cars, the flashers will cancel only when you...

On cars, the flashers will cancel only when you straighten the steering wheel. That's been like that for more than... 50 years. Either the cancelation is physically actuated by a notch in the stering...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By MassiveLee
Corbin seats are known to "spread" your legs,...

Corbin seats are known to "spread" your legs, which can be a problem wth shorter people. Sargent seats don't have that problem.

Lee
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,415
Posted By MassiveLee
Can it be solved by simply resynchronizing the...

Can it be solved by simply resynchronizing the throttle? Pull fuse 5 to empty the DME, put key to ON and slowly turn the thottle grip from rest to full 2 or 3 times?
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,464
Posted By MassiveLee
And what if... Considering you will be...

And what if...

Considering you will be riding short days, what about going to Chicago and following the mythical Route 66 from its first marker down to the pier in the Pacific. There are many...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By MassiveLee
Many options available from KisanTech. ...

Many options available from KisanTech.

http://kisantech.com/mag/signalminder/sm-5.html

https://www.kisantech.com/Images/SM-5-A.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By MassiveLee
My 1150GSA has an aftermarket KisanTech flasher...

My 1150GSA has an aftermarket KisanTech flasher module that is somewhat programmable. You can set how long you want the flashers to stay operative until they cancel - 8, 30, 45 seconds - or timer...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By MassiveLee
My K1200RS does 50mpg at 75mph. But it is lower...

My K1200RS does 50mpg at 75mph. But it is lower and more aerodynamic than the GSA. My 1150GSA returns about 45mpg at the same speed. It is taller. Wider. And definitely must feel like a brick in the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,464
Posted By MassiveLee
Are you riding or are you pushing your bike? :D...

Are you riding or are you pushing your bike? :D Sorry, I couldn't help it...

Anyway, yo guys are gonna have a lot of fun. Don't forget to take a lot of pictures.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By MassiveLee
Engines also need a richer mixture when it's...

Engines also need a richer mixture when it's cold. which decreases MPG by a few points.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,415
Posted By MassiveLee
That could highlight a shorted HES that triggers...

That could highlight a shorted HES that triggers continuously your injectors and ignition. Have you reset the DME first?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,415
Posted By MassiveLee
Can you reset the DME by pulling fuse #5 and see...

Can you reset the DME by pulling fuse #5 and see what happens next? When you crank the engine, how are sparks?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 500,166
Posted By MassiveLee
My 1150GSA also has that external 12v pole. It is...

My 1150GSA also has that external 12v pole. It is very practical for boosting another bike, getting boosted or simply charging your battery. I love it. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 24,522
Posted By MassiveLee
I saw a TV documentary not long ago about the...

I saw a TV documentary not long ago about the Horten. An American team made a non-flying copy to test how invisible the plane was to radars. And the results were positively surprising. ;-)

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By MassiveLee
50% more fuel. 30 litres for the GSA vs 20 for a...

50% more fuel. 30 litres for the GSA vs 20 for a regular GS. You can do 500km. If you need more, then bring extra jugs. ;-)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 30,180
Posted By MassiveLee
There's an Ascot near where I live (Montreal) for...

There's an Ascot near where I live (Montreal) for $750.00cad if anyone is interested... Big mono would make a nice vintage racer. ;-)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,153
Posted By MassiveLee
Jim. You are assuming that BMW doesn't make...

Jim. You are assuming that BMW doesn't make mistakes. If BMW indeed uses cheap 8.8 grade to fasten the calipers, please let me know. I wil swap them immediately for some 10.9... BMW made many wrong...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,153
Posted By MassiveLee
18ft.lbs for an 8mm bolt would be much too low a...

18ft.lbs for an 8mm bolt would be much too low a torque value. Look at any torque table. For dry torque, grade 8.8 is 19ft.lbs while grade 10.9 is 28ft.lbs . Those rear bolts are most likely 10.9, if...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By MassiveLee
"Fair price" is a concept that I have never...

"Fair price" is a concept that I have never understood. Fair for the seller is a million $. Fair for the buyer is $1.00. :D As I said, I paid $300.00 for a very good rear one with rubber and rotor....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By MassiveLee
It is an easy job. You'll need a 1/4" drive...

It is an easy job. You'll need a 1/4" drive torque wrench for the left pin. If I remember, it should be torqued at 12ft.lbs (144inch.lbs) Get aftermarket bearings, not BMW's at twice the price. And...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By MassiveLee
And I've been searching for a front Adventure...

And I've been searching for a front Adventure wheel with no luck. And I am not enough of a sucker to pay $500/$600 when I see one on eBay... :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By MassiveLee
Prices are all over the place. I see some at $500...

Prices are all over the place. I see some at $500 each. Sometimes more. I paid $300.00cad for a rear GSA wheel (anodized blue) with a very good rotor and tire that matched my front one. ;-)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,268
Posted By MassiveLee
In my case it was a simple case of cleaning the...

In my case it was a simple case of cleaning the old gunk and properly lubing the moving parts. Cost was 0 except for a few squirts of WD40 to remove grease, and some tranny oil (1/4 tea spoon).
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