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Forum: The Garage 04-09-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By Wanderer99
Hex pro

I have torx and hex in that brand my hex wrenchs do look a little rounded too but I use them often and never had a problem.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wanderer99
Forks

Its been a while but if memory serves me I had to use a 3/8 impact to break that fastner loose otherwise the tube just spins I did a old ninja and vfr that way.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,724
Posted By Wanderer99
Seats

Call John at Riggs auto interiors 639-852-1717 Downersgrove IL. He rebuilt both my GS seats and installed seat heaters and new covers for around 400$ they turned out great the best and most...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Wanderer99
Aero flow

I have that same bike and windsheild I got the tall one used, to tall for me so I cut the top 2" at a time with a rotozip after three experiments it ended up to short and causing head buffeting. The...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Wanderer99
Paint

Thanks just needed the correct paint color I do motorcycle paint and repair.
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Wanderer99
Paint

Big thanks to NELMS your link came thru for me. Its so hard to get paint for bikes sometimes.
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Wanderer99
Finding paint

Anybody know how to convert 1995 r1150gs Marrakesh red 658 paint code to purchase paint at an automotive paint store or where to buy some ? Bmw quit selling paint a few years ago.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,568
Posted By Wanderer99
Abs

Principles of Operation

Anti-Lock Control
The anti-lock control system is controlled by the ABS module which continuously monitors and compares the rotational speed of each wheel. The wheel...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,568
Posted By Wanderer99
Abs

I think all abs systems are bosch car or bike and they calculate wheel speed by the frequency generated by each sensor the abs module converts it to actual wheel speed they also operate the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Wanderer99
Vista cruise

I have put vista cruise on several of my jap bikes with great success. I all so put it on my 1150Gs had to make my own bracket worked great when it was on but would bind when off especially when the...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By Wanderer99
Gaskets

If nothing explosive is around somtimes I use a small torch to burn old gaskets then they scrape easy
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Wanderer99
Old bikes

Love that pic of the old yamaha somtimes I go out in the garage just to look at our 83 and 86 honda
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Wanderer99
Grease

OK now what about the gold plated connectors ? :1drink
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Wanderer99
Grease

Wow nice pic, so doing the chassis conversions you work with air bag, anti lock brake and canbus direct injection ? Unfortunately I am working on an ambulance and two micro buses like the one in the...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Wanderer99
Grease This

Than I guess you and Frank are professional technicians and use both those greases daily?
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Wanderer99
Grease This

OK thats not what ford says all new electrical parts come with a dab of the correct grease in the connector right out of the box saw it first hand several times today. also the shop manual say it and...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Wanderer99
Grease

The best grease for all electrical connectors is Ford XG12 it is a conductor you can use on all connectors buy it at any ford dealer, dielectric is an obsolete grease used to lube rubber bushings now...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,507
Posted By Wanderer99
Holes

I have used a rotozip often for holes or cutting and shaping my windshield and love it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By Wanderer99
Valve stems

They need to speed rated and have a metal cap and rubber gasket. If they are located on a vertical plane centrifical force at high speed can depress the schrader.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,426
Posted By Wanderer99
Rough

Try to keep your diag simply, runing rough? = lean fuel, vacuum leak, weak spark. Surge = lean fuel control. Rich = sag on tip in. Rattle = basic engine. fuel injectors are pulse width modulated...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Wanderer99
Hard start

My 02 GS 70k miles has to have a static battery voltage of 12.6 volts. Also good spark plugs they last me 8k or so I prefer NGK, I have to use my cold start lever even when the bikes warm in cold...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By Wanderer99
Buffeting

I use an aeroflow on my r1150gs and love it, than if temps are high I ride with no windsheild.
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By Wanderer99
Bleeding

Try suction bleeding with a mighty vac kit. On old bikes I suction bleed so I dont force the master cyclinder piston past the corrosion in the bore built up after time also check if the cyclinder is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Wanderer99
Screwed

Also unscrew the mirror stalk there is one there pointing straight rearward.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,088
Posted By Wanderer99
Phase

Looks out of phase spin it so the shaft yokes match
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By Wanderer99
Fuel mixture ?

It needs at least one of those temp inputs ? Cant you plug the sensors in and let them hang.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Wanderer99
Fuel pump

A fuel pump mounted in the tank is better for 3 reasons. Protection, cooling and noise. Why change it ?
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Wanderer99
air suspension

Sounds like you have a leak. If your still working on it PM me. I am a ford tech I can help you with diag. There are a few different systems 2 or 4 bags shift on the fly 4x4 or manual and if I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By Wanderer99
The shaft

If its like my 1150, turn it, wiggle it try 2 screw drivers the circlip needs to wiggle in the groove to compress
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,771
Posted By Wanderer99
Cam sensor

There is some really good info in this thread. I have never worked worked on a hex head but if the programming is similar in the automotive world we always disconnect cam sensors to aid in diag. all...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,485
Posted By Wanderer99
Brake squeal

I use automotive silicone brake grease. I brush on a very small amount on the piston to pad area and the caliper to pad area also the ears on the pads where they touch the brackett slide area and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,764
Posted By Wanderer99
Towing

I thought this was a good thread. Theres no substitute for experience I am sure Anton has the real answers. Now lets get with that spline shaft and final drive failure theory. JK
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,764
Posted By Wanderer99
towing

Wow I new I get one thing right some day Just kidding I have had hundreds of transmissions apart I'm a tech but unfortuately the three BMW's I have had have been very reliable havent had one apart...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,764
Posted By Wanderer99
Towing

Ok thats a good pic tell me if Iam wrong on a stacked motorcycle trans that uses 3 shafts the input shaft always turns the intermediate shaft sliding the shift collars couples the input shaft to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,764
Posted By Wanderer99
Towing

If a constant mesh gearbox means both shafts spin at the same time which it doesnt. I assume you mean the input shaft and out put shaft so how does the motor idle clutch engaged in neutral ?...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,224
Posted By Wanderer99
Side stand

My 02 GS 68k miles smokes bad on start up intermittantly when I use the side stand never with the centerstand. Thats why I use the side stand when I know my wife will see the start up cloud that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,545
Posted By Wanderer99
Dealers

I usually lurk but I see more posts like this lately So here goes. I am a dealership auto tech and here is what happens all dealers get audits for warranty claims. Yes they look for any excuse they...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,764
Posted By Wanderer99
Towing

Its possible but I wouldn't do it. When the motor is running and the clutch is engaged the input shaft spins the counter shaft which is at the lowest point of the trans spraying lubricant over all...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,510
Posted By Wanderer99
driveline phase

Its a must to have the drive shaft properly phased and also maintain a 1 to 3 degree angle it speeds up and slows down 4 times every revolition a completely straight drive shaft will also vibrate....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Wanderer99
Dent

Just repaired a r1150gs adventure tank I bought of ebay the metal is to thick to straighten. I just sanblast the scrapes and fill the dents with bondo and than paint just like a car. I was more...
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