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Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,477
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
thanks everyone. I'm away for 3 days. I'll get...

thanks everyone.
I'm away for 3 days. I'll get back to you all when I get back. I'll get back to you too Jay.

Rick.
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 56,145
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I like the side stand spring. :wink:

I like the side stand spring. :wink:
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,477
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Thanks, I'll do that.

Thanks, I'll do that.
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,477
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Thanks. I'm in Richmond NSW. I'm going up...

Thanks. I'm in Richmond NSW.

I'm going up to see John tomorrow morning. He's got 3 rigs there for me to show my son. I've got a harley trike and a GS1150. I'm toying with the idea of selling...
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,477
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Ural Style Hacks in Aus?

Hi all.
I've got a 2002 GS 1150. I'm wondering who in Aus could put a ural style sidecar on it? What is the ural style side car called?

Thanks,
Rick.
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,895
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I rode this bike before Jim pulled it down and...

I rode this bike before Jim pulled it down and made it what it is now. He'd never been in a side car, and asked me if I'd take him for a run in it. He wanted to get the feel of riding it and sitting...
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,536
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I ride a '51 WL750. When I first got it, it was...

I ride a '51 WL750. When I first got it, it was geard too high, and wouldn't hold 3rd gear. It's a 3 speed with reverse. I dropped the sprocket on the crankshaft from 33 teeth to 30. Now it cruises...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
No, I didn't replace my crank or gearbox input...

No, I didn't replace my crank or gearbox input shaft seals. I had no need to remove the gearbox. I was losing clutch fluid, so I only removed the leaking slave cylinder and replaced it with a new...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Don't pull your clutch out yet!

I was doing my 60,000km service. I'd been losing clutch fluid, so I replaced the clutch slave cylinder while I was at it. I also installed a techlusion TFI (fuel injection module) to stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Yep, that's clutch slip.

Yep, that's clutch slip.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,332
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Put it back together, ride it for a thousand K's...

Put it back together, ride it for a thousand K's to dirty the oil, give her a good clean and go to the dealer to have them fix the oil leak.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,689
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I've got a 2002 1150gs. It took me a year of...

I've got a 2002 1150gs. It took me a year of riding it every day before I stopped saying it was soul less and boring. It was a year to the day when I thought back and realized I'd finally grown to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Thank you very much. They're an easy bike to work...

Thank you very much. They're an easy bike to work on once you find the correct procedure. They're very easy to live with.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,661
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
HD trike.:D ...

HD trike.:D

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac203/Loosenuts-photos/Nuts/_D303318.jpg?t=1327193059
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac203/Loosenuts-photos/Nuts/_D303276.jpg?t=1327193020
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Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
If I'm not mistaken, the gearbox has to be...

If I'm not mistaken, the gearbox has to be removed to have a good look at the clutch. No inspection cover as such.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Some people have written about their throttle...

Some people have written about their throttle bodies rattling. This might be the rattle you get when you're coasting. I've never experienced this, so I don't have a clue what it sounds like. My bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,908
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
It pushes through whatever we come up against....

It pushes through whatever we come up against. When crap happens half way through a corner, I know if I grit my teeth and ride through it, my GS will carry me home in 1 piece EVERY time. It just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I'm probably gonna cop a beating for this, but I...

I'm probably gonna cop a beating for this, but I leave my ABS turned on. The only time I turn it off is if I get to a steep hill that has me worried I'll fall off through lack of traction.

It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I haven't had any toruble with the ABS on my '02....

I haven't had any toruble with the ABS on my '02. I've got 45000 miles up on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Just black dust, you can see the silver magnet...

Just black dust, you can see the silver magnet through it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,601
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
:eek1....Hit one of the dips did you?? :lol3 ...

:eek1....Hit one of the dips did you?? :lol3

I would've shat too!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
45,000 miles. I'll re-shim it.

45,000 miles. I'll re-shim it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
This isn't your problem is it??? If it is, it's...

This isn't your problem is it???
If it is, it's serviceable.
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/squeaking_starter.pdf

I haven't been around here long enough to comment on the quality of after...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,925
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I can't help you, other than put this thread back...

I can't help you, other than put this thread back at the top of the page. Someone will know what repair options are available for your existing block.

However.....

Helicoil repairs are...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
What a top response! Thanks everyone....that's...

What a top response! Thanks everyone....that's just great. Exactly what I was looking for, and more.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Hmm....I've always liked the Breva.

Hmm....I've always liked the Breva.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Yep, through the breather (vent). The water...

Yep, through the breather (vent). The water crossing was deep. I'm lucky the air box snorkel didn't go under.

The breather has a plastic cover to stop rain or splashes of water getting in, but if...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Water in final drive.

Hi all.
Here's a picture of my final drive oil after a 15 or 20 second water crossing. This oil has only been in my final drive for 2000 miles. I changed it as soon as I got home from the water...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Final drive bearing question.

I've noticed some play in my final drive bearing, little treasure it is. I can tilt my rear wheel from side to side a little. I can't see it, but I can feel it. It's not the knuckle bearings.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
If you like it, do it. It doesn't look bad. I see...

If you like it, do it. It doesn't look bad. I see luggage systems and screens that look bad all the time.
I've got a yellow GS. Your picture looks better than my yellow GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,633
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Yep.

I agree with Willie B.

I believe if you're not getting a very strong burnt oil smell with a grey/blue colour, it's not oil. It's steam, caused by the hot exhaust gasses entering a cold exhaust...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I cut through the crimped section with a pair of...

I cut through the crimped section with a pair of side cutters. Quick, and very easy.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
My shovelhead harley engine has leaks like that...

My shovelhead harley engine has leaks like that on synthetic. I went back to semi synthetic and the leaks stopped. I believe that your BM should run synthetic oil without leaks. From my past...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 644,844
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
http://s41.radikal.ru/i094/0908/ca/3455501042de.jp...

http://s41.radikal.ru/i094/0908/ca/3455501042de.jpg (http://www.radikal.ru/)

GS Vandal!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
:eek1 I would have got through...

:eek1

I would have got through that......easy......ya big girls blouse. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
I wouldn't ride water like that by choice. It...

I wouldn't ride water like that by choice. It just happened to between me and where I wanted to go. I was on my own which probably makes it easier to turn around, but if I did, I'd be sitting here...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
They're both lit on high beam on my 2002.

They're both lit on high beam on my 2002.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Yeah, I thought about the intake after I'd done...

Yeah, I thought about the intake after I'd done the water crossing. All my other dirt bikes have had the intake under the seat. I was lucky today, it could have been ugly. :huh

Thanks very much.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By Loose Nuts Rick
Final drives and river crossings?

Hi all.
I did a river crossing today. Water was over the cylinders. The breather for the final drive would have gone under water. Would have been under for about 15 or 20 seconds, after which I rode...
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