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Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,784
Posted By Meeni
For me, it was an out of truth wheel that...

For me, it was an out of truth wheel that provoked the pads to deposit unevenly on the disk, and eventually resulted in pulsating brakes.

From what I understand of the process, badly scalloped...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By Meeni
The sidestand security switch is the next suspect...

The sidestand security switch is the next suspect I guess.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Meeni
Ah, did the same. But the design on the 1200 is...

Ah, did the same. But the design on the 1200 is better than on the oilhead. On mine the bolt didn't snapped, the thread in the head stripped :cry Thats a lot more annoying to fix, as it requires an...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By Meeni
You may have "leaky" injector o-rings. When the...

You may have "leaky" injector o-rings. When the air is wet, the o-ring seals better and prevent air leaks.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,465
Posted By Meeni
As long as the engine is warm, no problem. These...

As long as the engine is warm, no problem. These things are made for this.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,370
Posted By Meeni
Cloged injectors on my car, cloged injectors on...

Cloged injectors on my car, cloged injectors on my bike, water contaminated E10 at the pump that left me stranded, E10 that contains up to 20% ethanol from scamming fuel stations , lower MPG, ... I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,511
Posted By Meeni
If you plan on staying on the cheap side, go for...

If you plan on staying on the cheap side, go for the Sears/Craftman needle model. It is the lowest price, and has served me flawlessly.

I had issues with cheaper click models, to the point where...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,928
Posted By Meeni
You may want to check for your closest coop...

You may want to check for your closest coop tractor shop. Some replacement boot for agricultural shaft equipment may just fit right.

The bolt is a little painful to remove, you need to make a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Meeni
It did the same on my car (bmw too), direct...

It did the same on my car (bmw too), direct traction control (DTC) has the exact same feel of "loss of control, but magically everything is fine back after a split second). Intrusive DTC action was...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,092
Posted By Meeni
Does the shiny comes back with elbow grease, just...

Does the shiny comes back with elbow grease, just like normal tubing, or is it over without hope now ?
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,810
Posted By Meeni
There is just too much clutter under the plastic...

There is just too much clutter under the plastic to get anywhere on a cafe project with an oilhead. The frame is just outright ugly, the tank looks from another galaxy if you remove plastic, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By Meeni
I have a Schumarer charger that works for agm etc...

I have a Schumarer charger that works for agm etc and cost a little less than $30. It is available pretty much anywhere.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By Meeni
This is not normal, have somebody that knows what...

This is not normal, have somebody that knows what he is doing check.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,033,129
Posted By Meeni
The bar-design image shows a significantly...

The bar-design image shows a significantly different bike.


I'm refering to the picture Spoke reposted, not the first ones in the thread, of course :D...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,315
Views: 2,033,129
Posted By Meeni
Better pictures are seen here...

Better pictures are seen here http://forums.pelicanparts.com/bmw-r1100s-r1200s-tech-forum/625818-pics-new-r12xx-water-boxer-gs-3.html
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,272
Posted By Meeni
I have installed 4.5k hid from ddm, and it looks...

I have installed 4.5k hid from ddm, and it looks whiter than OEM hid from a 330i bmw. It is a perfect white color, and from what I read, maximal lumen output. I would be afraid that the 5k would...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,901
Posted By Meeni
Pinging is your risk with lower octane. As for...

Pinging is your risk with lower octane. As for power output, it should be somewhat similar (I do not think even the newest 1200 have variable cam timing to correct detonation, which would protect you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,727
Posted By Meeni
About that. A variety of small bolts will...

About that. A variety of small bolts will corrode. Most of the engine case is aluminium and is immune to rust. Paint might flake, but it never happened to me and I ride every winter, every day, frost...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By Meeni
The suspension wishbone is normal. The plastic...

The suspension wishbone is normal. The plastic cap is there, and even if it was missing, it costs 5 bucks and takes 2 seconds to install.

The rust on the exhaust is normal. It goes away with some...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,379
Posted By Meeni
Actually, I write Bsd licenced software for a...

Actually, I write Bsd licenced software for a living. Said otherwise, all work I produce can (and is) riped off by big corporations as soon as I am done with it. I'm cool with it, and happy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,379
Posted By Meeni
Aside from the fact that they advertise as...

Aside from the fact that they advertise as gs-911, and might be of questionable quality, I don't see the problem. If the knockoff is of good quality (and they stop advertising as being what they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,917
Posted By Meeni
Do not use other weight in the FD than speced....

Do not use other weight in the FD than speced. You want 75-90, not 140 (or the spec have changed for later 12? If so disregard). Many people will tell you it worked well for them, but most people...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,396
Posted By Meeni
Probable cause of the noise is the rocker arm out...

Probable cause of the noise is the rocker arm out of spec. It is supposed to be fixed once and for all at the 600 miles service, but it is commonly not done by dealers.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,803
Posted By Meeni
This is what I mean. Yes. I do not want to say...

This is what I mean. Yes. I do not want to say bad things about these tires. I never tried them. But I had enough bad stories with subbrands (Kleber is basically coming from the Michelin factory, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,848
Posted By Meeni
Good tires overall. The only quirk I had,...

Good tires overall. The only quirk I had, compared to the PR2 is that the bike stands up very strongly when trail braking "late" (aka panic braking), and it takes a lot of handlebar input and cold...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,422
Posted By Meeni
I have a home made manometer that does work very...

I have a home made manometer that does work very well. I am sure that the harmonizer does a great job, but the ATF manometer does a ok enough job :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,803
Posted By Meeni
Wobble and diving will not go away with wear....

Wobble and diving will not go away with wear. Only greasy feeling does.

I never take subbrands on bikes. I had some pretty bad experience with car tires, I would never take that sort of chances,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,892
Posted By Meeni
I'd buy a modern 850 Le Mans based on the V1200...

I'd buy a modern 850 Le Mans based on the V1200 any day. It is my dream bike made true.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,150
Posted By Meeni
The place is safe. You certainly do not need a...

The place is safe. You certainly do not need a firearm. Black bears are small and easy to frighten, they are the only wildlife threat that you can deal with a firearm. More serious threat includes...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,419
Posted By Meeni
My Odyssey takes abuse just fine. OM battery...

My Odyssey takes abuse just fine. OM battery lasted close to 7 years though, and died its glorious way, in middle of winter after a full month of ice cold storage, so clearly not defective product,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,501
Posted By Meeni
I am more and more considering this. I had to...

I am more and more considering this. I had to change the filter anyway, and considering the pain it is to disassemble the tank everytime, going to this mod just makes sense. Somebody have asked...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,501
Posted By Meeni
I like that setup!

I like that setup!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Meeni
Usually this is indicative of some sort of...

Usually this is indicative of some sort of impending transmission failure. Look on this forum for shaft failure, you should find more info; or if you are lucky, somebody sharper than me will help...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,080
Posted By Meeni
AP2923 have a heat range of 11, which is much...

AP2923 have a heat range of 11, which is much higher than the called for oem range (7 on 1100,1150 bikes, 8 on 1200 bikes, as far as I know). Lots of people report using successfully the AP, though.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,429
Posted By Meeni
Go easy with chemicals, the O2 sensor will not...

Go easy with chemicals, the O2 sensor will not like it, if you use the wrong stuff. Blade scraping sounds less adventurous here.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,333
Posted By Meeni
Some older bikes were having thernal grade 7 bosh...

Some older bikes were having thernal grade 7 bosh plugs originaly, so it should be DCPR7EIX instead of 8.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By Meeni
At some point, on older bikes, one could read...

At some point, on older bikes, one could read diagnostic by flashing diodes and/or watching the number of pulses on a voltmeter. Anybody knows of such efforts to understand the gibberish of newer...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By Meeni
To my understanding, BMW motorcycles are NOT ODB2...

To my understanding, BMW motorcycles are NOT ODB2 compliant. They use another proprietary protocol to talk with the BMW proprietary tool (or the GS911, which is the only known copy of the OEM tool).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,618
Posted By Meeni
Yes, my sportbike (1100s) had a substantial...

Yes, my sportbike (1100s) had a substantial premium increase, for no reason. It was already listed as a sportbike, so I don't see no cheesy reason of that order to justify.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,652
Posted By Meeni
Don't Li-Ion batteries have a tendency to set...

Don't Li-Ion batteries have a tendency to set themselves on fire for no clear reason ? This has happened regularly in the computer industry with these batteries.
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