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Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,259
Posted By skip gatrell
My 96 gs surged untill I balanced the throttle...

My 96 gs surged untill I balanced the throttle bodies at 4000 rpm. This helped. I next cut the cat from the stock pipe, mo better. Next I rebuild the right throttle body shaft, mo better and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By skip gatrell
If you got to get a new battery, may I suggest a...

If you got to get a new battery, may I suggest a Westco brand, A.G.M. type. I've had mine now for ....... 8+ years. It was purchased in September 2003 for my R1000GS. It's getting a little weak...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By skip gatrell
Thumbs down M97 Intermediate shaft broke

I had the same thing recently happen to my 1996 R1100GS M97 intermediate shaft. It broke in the same positon. The "clean" bearing went bad. If you look at SWITCHES photo it would be the bearing on...
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 72,060
Posted By skip gatrell
Throttle body repair kit, GS1100r, right side

Hello Dan,

How do I go about ordering a repair kit for my 1996 R1100GS? I like in California, USA.

Thanks
Skip
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By skip gatrell
I've a 96 GS and been wanting to replace the OEM...

I've a 96 GS and been wanting to replace the OEM hoses. I've got the hose and banjo fittings but need the correct male fittings that attach to item 5 in the schematic. Anybody know what those threads...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By skip gatrell
I've been running a Cateye bicycle speedo on my...

I've been running a Cateye bicycle speedo on my 1100GS for years now. The magnet is JB welded to the ABS sensor ring. No problems with ABS function.

Ride on!
Skip

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,265
Posted By skip gatrell
Thumb I put the 1150 beak on mine. It required very...

I put the 1150 beak on mine. It required very little grinding of the beak to clear the aluminum windshield bracket. To support the front section I countoured a piece of aluminum that bolted to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By skip gatrell
Try the Osram Rally H4 bulbs in 80/85. They...

Try the Osram Rally H4 bulbs in 80/85. They produce 1750/2400 lumens. If I remeber correctly a standard 55/65 buld produces 1000/1650 lumens. The Rallys produce more on low beam than the standard...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By skip gatrell
Wink Shell Rotella T synthetic 5-40. A diesel engine...

Shell Rotella T synthetic 5-40. A diesel engine oil that tests well. Has a great, high quality additive package. Ask any long haul trucker. Love the 5 wt for starting that cold engine (most wear...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By skip gatrell
35 x 48 x 11, Honda seals are 10.89 each while...

35 x 48 x 11, Honda seals are 10.89 each while the BMWs are 14.80 each. Honda p/n 91255-KBH-003.

enjoy
:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By skip gatrell
Thumb I just replaced mine in my 96 1100gs with 41,000...

I just replaced mine in my 96 1100gs with 41,000 miles. It slipped in 4th & 5th gears initially, than began in 3rd. I was able to measure the distance between plates with the starter off and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2007, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By skip gatrell
Thanks for all your input. I'll look for an 1100...

Thanks for all your input. I'll look for an 1100 gearbox.
Skip
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By skip gatrell
The bike has 41,000 miles and I've just replaced...

The bike has 41,000 miles and I've just replaced the clutch. I've check my clutch work by removing the starter and checking bolts for tightness and looking for anything odd. Sounds like the 1150...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By skip gatrell
Wink 1150GS trans swap to 1100

I'm detecting rumbings from my trans in 5 gear while riding and on the center stand. I've removed the rear drive and the crown wheel bearing looks fine, no metal shavings in the oil. The drive...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2006, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By skip gatrell
Make new aluminum side plates that are longer.

Make new aluminum side plates that are longer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 70,724
Posted By skip gatrell
96 1100GS, 43.5 mpg using the BMW odo - 41 mpg...

96 1100GS, 43.5 mpg using the BMW odo - 41 mpg with a bicycle speedo with the ffront tire circumference entered into the unit.

Skip
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By skip gatrell
If you feel it is an electrical problem, after...

If you feel it is an electrical problem, after the engine stops, pull a plug wire, insert a new plug and ground the new plug to the old. Crank engine and observe for spark at the new plug. If you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,993
Posted By skip gatrell
I knew the first bike I would be buying my...

I knew the first bike I would be buying my daughter was a Yamaha PW 50 with hand brakes. Started her on a bicycle with hand brakes, no pedal brake, when she was 4 1/2. I switched the brakes around...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,175
Posted By skip gatrell
Another good lube is the DuPont Krytox Synthetic...

Another good lube is the DuPont Krytox Synthetic Grease. 2 oz tube is $25.00 from McMaster-Carr or your local bearing supply house. Has PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) in it. NASA uses it. Temp...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2005, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By skip gatrell
Try White Brothers. I purchased a 320mm for my...

Try White Brothers. I purchased a 320mm for my 1987 XL600 from them. I made the brake caliper relocation bracket but, they could be purchased.

Skip
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2005, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By skip gatrell
I quit roadraing in the early 90s, AMA Superbike,...

I quit roadraing in the early 90s, AMA Superbike, WERA Endurance, AFM. What we always looked for was a 3-4 psi increase after practice or the race. If we started with 30psi and it increased to 35...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By skip gatrell
The hole you see when you open the gas cap is the...

The hole you see when you open the gas cap is the water drain. If it rains you don't want water in the tank when you refuel. Typically I refuel when the bike is on the side stand. The hole is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2005, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,688
Posted By skip gatrell
FD/Trans lube recommendation?

What snycros? I'm under the impression these are standard motorcycle tranmissions - sequential, constant mesh, shift forks with engagement dogs.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2005, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By skip gatrell
How "high" is high pressure?

You need fuel line rated for fuel injection pressure. I've used the Goodyear, 50 PSI line with no problems. If I remember correctly, it costs approximately $4 per foot.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By skip gatrell
Are the stock shock rebuildable?

I've some Fox shocks on my 96 1100GS. They work better than stock yet, I'm still not happy with the compression valving. The Foxs for my GS are rebound and spring preload adjustable only. They do...
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