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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,545
Posted By a65l
You're going to have to get some fairly precision...

You're going to have to get some fairly precision measuring tools to ensure you get the end play correct on the transmission shafts. Other than that, splitting the tranny isn't all that difficult. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,981
Posted By a65l
I've got a Staintune slip on. A little pricey...

I've got a Staintune slip on. A little pricey but nice sound and it hasn't melted anything yet. Except for the heel of the GT's shoe, but that happened with the stocker too....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By a65l
Negative Ghostrider. The lights in the I-cluster...

Negative Ghostrider. The lights in the I-cluster are all on the same circuit, if one gets power they all get power. Oh, and the lights are actually LED's, no replacing them unless you're really...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,237
Posted By a65l
I think some of the corrosion problem might be...

I think some of the corrosion problem might be the sound deadening foam that is installed on the backside of the belt cover. The foam holds water against the front cover and promotes the corrosion. I...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,611
Posted By a65l
I don't know which of these model Nuvolari drove,...

I don't know which of these model Nuvolari drove, but all of them are impressive....

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Forum: Racing 01-23-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,611
Posted By a65l
Safety be Damned! I think we're loosing out with...

Safety be Damned! I think we're loosing out with full face helmets....

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd139/a65l_andy/mikehailwooditom.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,160
Posted By a65l
Without hearing it, I would guess gearbox noise. ...

Without hearing it, I would guess gearbox noise. You don't mention any problems shifting or with the gearbox staying in gear, so might not be a big deal.

A
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,398
Posted By a65l
Must be an oceanfront thing. We saw quite a few...

Must be an oceanfront thing. We saw quite a few coils go bad. It would cause the bike to backfire and generally run like shit, and with a little bit of parts swapping the bad coil would be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By a65l
I missed at least one.

I missed at least one.
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By a65l
Continued yet again

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd139/a65l_andy/marker%20trip/PICT0269.jpgAfter a short pause for some refreshment and a case of mistaken identity we head south on 10.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By a65l
Continued.....

On we continue....

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd139/a65l_andy/marker%20trip/PICT0244.jpg

We've got to cross over to the other side of the road for the next couple of markers. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By a65l
Our Sunday historical marker trip

In my twenty odd years of blasting around backroads here in the Hampton Roads area, I've had occasion to notice the hostorical markers that line our highways and byways. I never have had occasion to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By a65l
I switched over to the Pilot roads about a year...

I switched over to the Pilot roads about a year or so ago. No complaints. Great grip, and it would appear I'm going to get better than 5k miles out of both ends. No issues in the rain either.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By a65l
+1 on no updates unless you really need it. ...

+1 on no updates unless you really need it.

Not possible to selectively update firmware IF the module is out of date. I'd been trying to keep my 05 GS at the original firmware levels, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,465
Posted By a65l
About the only way to get a TQ wrench that...

About the only way to get a TQ wrench that accurately reads both ends of the scale is to go electronic. The variation is the same on the bottom and the top end. Not cheap though, although I can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,685
Posted By a65l
+1. Let the dealer deal with it. Are we...

+1. Let the dealer deal with it.

Are we talking iabs or iabs 2? The microswitches work differently between the two systems.

Andy
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 14,292
Posted By a65l
I got stuck on the Garden State in October. ...

I got stuck on the Garden State in October. Sitting in traffic with a guy on an RT for almost an hour on my 1150 GS. Moving just enough that I couldn't shut the bike off but not so much that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,538
Posted By a65l
Maybee there was something to the good old days...

Maybee there was something to the good old days when you regularly took your bearings apart and cleaned them, the re-packed them with grease. I'm no luddite, I enjoy "maintenance free" as much as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,538
Posted By a65l
They're sealed bearings, and will have some...

They're sealed bearings, and will have some degree of water resistance, but they're not intended to be waterproof.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,964
Posted By a65l
Almost forgot... forget about a simple facelift. ...

Almost forgot... forget about a simple facelift. Fuel filler mounting is different, so (probablly) tank is different.

A
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,964
Posted By a65l
We got 4 in last week. Two GSA's and two GS's. ...

We got 4 in last week. Two GSA's and two GS's. The what is it, Markaesh Orange? is, well, different. Not quite mandarin, but, well, different. One of the GSA's is Red, and the other is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,637
Posted By a65l
A K12R rear wheel will fit, and clear the...

A K12R rear wheel will fit, and clear the swingarm. Can't vouch for the handling, though....... didn't get a chance to ride it that way.


A
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By a65l
Replace the entire canbus system. What a load of...

Replace the entire canbus system. What a load of crap.


I beleive the trip computer function is contained in the ZFE. There's no retrofit option for it, at least not as of the last update of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,096
Posted By a65l
[/quote] Why, to give BMW techs...

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Why, to give BMW techs something else to bitch about........
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,354
Posted By a65l
Check the rear brake switch. With the bike off...

Check the rear brake switch. With the bike off work the brake pedal and see if you can hear a distinct "click" as the switch is opened.

There should be a slight difference in the sound of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By a65l
Don't know about the cables, but for the junction...

Don't know about the cables, but for the junction box your only source is going to be BMW. And IMHO, if you replace the cables and don't do the box you're wasting time. It's extra money but the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,967
Posted By a65l
That's a new one on me.... all the bikes I've...

That's a new one on me.... all the bikes I've seen without QD's had screw clamps......

A
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By a65l
While I don't own an adventure, I think my GS...

While I don't own an adventure, I think my GS experiences relate somewhat..... I bought an 00 1150 GS, because it was a good deal and I really happened to like the bike. I had been riding a '95...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,967
Posted By a65l
Shouldn't have to remove any crimped clamps to...

Shouldn't have to remove any crimped clamps to get the tank off a GS.......

A
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By a65l
It's been my experience that it's possible to...

It's been my experience that it's possible to detect air in the system with IABS 99 percent of the time. I had one or two that felt fine, but GT1 still insisted that the system was "inadequately...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,538
Posted By a65l
I would like to humbly add here that heating the...

I would like to humbly add here that heating the wheel hub before removing/replacing the bearings would make the job considerablly easier.


And would also like to add that I've yet to see a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By a65l
It's a differential in wheel speed. With a bike...

It's a differential in wheel speed. With a bike up on the centerstand and the rear wheel spinning, apply the front brake, no ABS actuation (For ABS2 bikes). ABS 2 is a good system, but it's not as...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By a65l
Not a check valve. Just listened to a roadster,...

Not a check valve. Just listened to a roadster, GS and an F bike. All made an identical noise. Don't sweat it.

A
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
Posted By a65l
I observe that Gold Wings aren't real popular...

I observe that Gold Wings aren't real popular with the wall of death riders. Now I know why.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By a65l
Negative. The bleed check ensures that a. ...

Negative. The bleed check ensures that
a. There is enough residual pressure available to stop the bike without servo assistance

b. there is no air present in either the wheel circuts or...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By a65l
Yep. Procedure was published in the update news,...

Yep. Procedure was published in the update news, I don't remember how long ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By a65l
As far as transferring the mileage? Yes, it's...

As far as transferring the mileage? Yes, it's always been possible, but it's not automatic. There's no facility to simply punch in the old mileage and go from there.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By a65l
The current mileage can be transferred to a new...

The current mileage can be transferred to a new I-cluster during installation. Not difficult but the procedure has to be followed exactally. Depending on how much other stuff needs updating, can...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,305
Posted By a65l
Personally,I have yet to see an LED replacement...

Personally,I have yet to see an LED replacement "bulb" that's as bright as the stock bulb. Especially from an off angle, they seem to loose brightness very rapidly.


And I wouldn't put too...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,521
Posted By a65l
I'd like to see where that load relief relay is...

I'd like to see where that load relief relay is located........

Only relay on a 1200 is, as Flourescent said, the starter relay.



On a side note, did Bob's replace your fuel pump as...
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