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Forum: Airheads 12-07-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,552
Posted By BareRider
FWIW I installed HID on my 93 GS/PD back in Feb...

FWIW I installed HID on my 93 GS/PD back in Feb 06 and have had no problems with it. It does have the hi/low bulb using the servo to reposition the bulb's focus rather than two HID elements(?). One...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,642
Posted By BareRider
I have the laminarlip on one of my stock R100/GS...

I have the laminarlip on one of my stock R100/GS windshields and it changed the buffeting of the original windshield but didn't eliminate it at all and I'm only 5'7" I also have the Parabellum and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By BareRider
Yep, as mentioned sounds like your battery can't...

Yep, as mentioned sounds like your battery can't keep up. Can you swap batteries with another bike? Is your headlight bulb a high wattage bulb? Check your connections, battery and ground. Keep your...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By BareRider
Don't know if this will help or hinder your...

Don't know if this will help or hinder your efforts...here's a picture of the connectors and wiring. All of connections are under the left side of the tank. The small black flat connector is a two...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2007, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By BareRider
tvrla's comment +1. Check out the bulb...

tvrla's comment +1.

Check out the bulb connection and the brushes.

Keep in mind that idiot light is a key part of the charging circuit. If it isn't connecting (like it's burned out or...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By BareRider
I re-read my answer and it wasn't all that clear....

I re-read my answer and it wasn't all that clear. Here are all the combinations I just went out and performed on my 93PD:

With the ignition switch off/engine-off the euro light switch doesn't do...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By BareRider
With the bike running and the Euro light switch...

With the bike running and the Euro light switch in park the headlight city light and the break light running light are on.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,738
Posted By BareRider
Born Losers (first Billy Jack film) Billy Jack ...

Born Losers (first Billy Jack film)
Billy Jack
Bite the Bullet
Garden State
Riding Solo to the Top of the World (documentary from 60kph Motorcycle Travel Club in India)
Nowhere to Run (Van...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By BareRider
Monzablue, I don't have any current pics. Here's...

Monzablue, I don't have any current pics. Here's one from the previous owner. I'm the third owner of this bike and I've had it about three years now. The original owner painted the OEM teal/white...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By BareRider
For what it's worth, I've had a set of the Happy...

For what it's worth, I've had a set of the Happy Trails 10 and 9 inch bags which use the OEM mounts so I can use the OEM bags too. The OEM plastic bags can fit a full face helmet which is sometimes...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2007, 05:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,512
Posted By BareRider
iTeach, As everyone here has posted there...

iTeach,

As everyone here has posted there are a lot of considerations for hack driving. This is one of my '93 R100PDs with a Sputnik sidecar. Right now I have the sidecar off of the bike. If you...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By BareRider
Iran ride report, Patrick Zeller, SAT Express News

San Antonio free lance writer Patrick Zeller reports on his motorcycle ride through Iran. The report includes a 14 minute video.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By BareRider
For the 93PD (and some others) and some early k...

For the 93PD (and some others) and some early k bikes:

The non-hazard flasher is what I have and it is BMW part number 61 31 2 306 014

The hazard flasher is BMW part number 61 31 1 459 224
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2007, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By BareRider
The flasher I have is the non-emergency unit. ...

The flasher I have is the non-emergency unit.

Relative to the oil cooler and temps my coolers dropped the oil temperature about 15-18 degC. My bikes both run about 118 deg C on the road with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By BareRider
I purchased two relays both from individuals...

I purchased two relays both from individuals advertising parts. Neither of the BMW salvage parts places had them. BTW the early K bikes used the same flasher unit that supported the emergency...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By BareRider
There are two different flasher units that look...

There are two different flasher units that look the same (different part numbers) and use the same wiring harness plug. One only runs the turn signals the other has the additional electronics to run...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By BareRider
Wintonio, My 93PD fork seals were held in...

Wintonio,

My 93PD fork seals were held in with a nearly invisible slip ring which I, after I discovered it, had to pry out with a little screwdriver and pliers.

Good luck,
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By BareRider
FWIW here's a picture of the turn signal flasher...

FWIW here's a picture of the turn signal flasher out of my 93PD. There are two different flashers that look the same and have the same plug for these bikes. One supports just the turn signals the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By BareRider
John, I think Ed's tools are a great value...

John,

I think Ed's tools are a great value but I really appreciate an elegant tool that does the job for me. The BMW knock-off centering tool designed for R bikes I've seen for around $20 on...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By BareRider
FWIW I replaced clutch parts 2-5 and 6&7 on my PD...

FWIW I replaced clutch parts 2-5 and 6&7 on my PD when the tranny was out getting repaired due to circlip failure. The only "problem" I had was the alignment or centering of the spring and clutch. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By BareRider
Just some thoughts here...I also have the Omega...

Just some thoughts here...I also have the Omega on a '93PD.
Check:
As mentioned brushes, brush springs, brush solder connnections.

The three bolt-on connections to the stator.

If a loose...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By BareRider
Also, check for worn brushes in your alternator.

Also, check for worn brushes in your alternator.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,235
Posted By BareRider
OEM Battery for the 93 GSPD is 7" wide, 6 3/4"...

OEM Battery for the 93 GSPD is 7" wide, 6 3/4" tall, 4 3/4" deep. Numbers on it are DIN 525 15 12V 25Ah 130A. BMW Teile-Nr. 61 21-1 459 650.

I replaced this battery on my bikes with the WestCo...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,048
Posted By BareRider
Check out the coils and wires at Motorrad...

Check out the coils and wires at Motorrad Elektrik http://www.motoelekt.com/. Rick Jones there will steer you in the right direction. I purchased plug wires from him and you have to make sure you use...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By BareRider
Great job! I always believed that oil heads were...

Great job! I always believed that oil heads were supposed to be tough to work on. I may have to buy an oil head now. R1200R comes to mind...

Much appreciated!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,540
Posted By BareRider
I run the Hi/Lo solenoid system on my 93 GSPD....

I run the Hi/Lo solenoid system on my 93 GSPD. Flash to pass works just fine. I have the non-digital system sold here: http://www.xtralights.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=22

regards,...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2006, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,109
Posted By BareRider
As JTWind said you should have a connector for...

As JTWind said you should have a connector for heated grips in your wiring harness. It is probably hanging alone on the left side of the frame under the tank and probably has a two conductor flat...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2006, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By BareRider
Yes. On my Hi/Lo HID there is a single HID bulb...

Yes. On my Hi/Lo HID there is a single HID bulb mounted in a solenoid that moves the bulb forward when switched to Hi thus changing the focus. There aren't two bulbs or elements as in a conventional...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By BareRider
My 93PD had a stock H4 60/55 watt bulb. I...

My 93PD had a stock H4 60/55 watt bulb. I installed HID with the high/low function and really like it. Much much better than stock. There was room in the front cowl for the ballast and relays. Here's...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,174
Posted By BareRider
Guy Hendersen did a great job for me last July....

Guy Hendersen did a great job for me last July. I've only put a few hundred trouble free miles on it. I had the off-road damper material put in but I can't tell any significant difference between it...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2006, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By BareRider
Here's a picture

Here's a picture of the Ignition Control Unit for my 93 GSPD.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2006, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By BareRider
Not sure for which bike your working with but on...

Not sure for which bike your working with but on my 93 R100GSPD the ignition control unit is under the tank on the right side near the front. It, among other things, is the flasher unit for your...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2006, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By BareRider
I have two '93 PDs and both have flip-a-lever...

I have two '93 PDs and both have flip-a-lever locks on them with no problems. Both also have progressive springs though I can't claim they significantly reduce front end dive. The ride is still...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By BareRider
Check/clean the plugs

Under the tank on the left side near the front there are three plugs connecting your heated grips. A black flat three conductor plug (green/black, black, orange wires) this comes from the switch and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By BareRider
Check out the notes on using LEDs for turn...

Check out the notes on using LEDs for turn signals at SuperBrightLEDs https://www.superbrightleds.com/tail-brake-turn.html. They sell the electronic flashers and the load resisters you might need.
...
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By BareRider
You can put a sidecar on most anything but there...

You can put a sidecar on most anything but there are a lot of considerations. I've got a 93 R100GSPD with a Sputnik sidecar and I can't decide if I want to use the GS alone, use it with the sidecar,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By BareRider
For heated grips left is high, middle is off, and...

For heated grips left is high, middle is off, and right is medium.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By BareRider
According to my 93 GSPD owners manual the fuses...

According to my 93 GSPD owners manual the fuses should be 15A. According to the Clymer wiring diagram the Power socket fuse also supports the Ignition Control Unit (turn signal flasher). If you...
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2006, 04:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,799
Posted By BareRider
Just received my Troller and Liner from Catfish...

Just received my Troller and Liner from Catfish at FarkleMasters at the group buy prices. Great email exchanges with Catfish and the products look great (haven't installed them yet). This is a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,905
Posted By BareRider
You might want to consider carb to cyl rubbers. ...

You might want to consider carb to cyl rubbers. I don't think you need to drop the oil pan for this job so you might not need the gasket. You'll need a torqe wrench.

Enjoy the escape.
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