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Forum: 2 smokers 04-17-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By Nath87
Cam14, thanks for looking that up. I tried...

Cam14, thanks for looking that up. I tried finding the stroke but couldn't. I can defiantly bore out the 50 or swap in a 80 top end and maybe even a 80 bottom end, if it will fit not sure how to find...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-16-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By Nath87
Yamaha DT50 to 80 conversion

Hey guys, so I just got my girlfriends 88 dt50 going and she wants to use it to go trail riding with me. We live in NH and and its really the perfect bike for the riding we do up here(mostly class 6...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,154
Posted By Nath87
[QUOTE=GR0NK;21169172]What's your motivation to...

[QUOTE=GR0NK;21169172]What's your motivation to get a 2 stroke over a 4 stroke?

The KTM 300 is really reliable as far as 2 stroke dirbikes go. Not uncommon to see a couple hundred hours on them...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,154
Posted By Nath87
Guys, thanks for all the reply's. I was already...

Guys, thanks for all the reply's. I was already pretty set on getting a 2stroke and after reading through the replys looks like thats what i'm going to go with. the only question now is KTM or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,154
Posted By Nath87
Bump Stop, thanks for replying. When I say 50 50...

Bump Stop, thanks for replying. When I say 50 50 im talking in terms of miles and now that i think about it will be more like 60/40 or 70/30. time it will be 90 dirt 10 street, road riding will be...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,154
Posted By Nath87
Most reliable plateable 2 stroke dirt bike???????

Hey guys so i'm looking to own my first dirt bike, i've always borrowed friends when riding before. i'm thinking 2 stroke and looking in the 2500-3500 price range. at the top of the list for me is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Nath87
Ideal Amps for bmw battery trickle charger?

My normal batter charger has a 2amp setting any one know if this is too high for a bmw 11GS battery?
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By Nath87
No love for the KTMs huh? I have had them at the...

No love for the KTMs huh? I have had them at the to of my list I know they will be on the high side of my price range but, I do love German engineering. I could probably afford anything up to 10K but...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By Nath87
I should probably ask a question to those of you...

I should probably ask a question to those of you who have been through eastern Europe and Asia. how much dirt/pavement is there in Russia Mongolia and Kazakhstan ? And I realize there are many...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By Nath87
best bike for circumnavigating?

This summer I did a cross-country ride on my 1100GS racking up 10,000 miles in 34days. I think the trip may have addicted me to long distance riding, since I got back all I can think about is the...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,424
Posted By Nath87
how to increase r100 power

I'm thinking about making a cafe racer out of a r100/7. I would like the bike to have more than stock 60 hp and 54 lbft torque is it possible to get much more horsepower out of the old air heads with...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Nath87
1100gs compatible shocks. . . . .

Any one know if 1150 GSA shocks will fit a 1100gs front and rear?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Nath87
BMW fuel pump optionas

I submitted this thread earlier but cant find it now, so I apologize if i'm making anyone respond to it twice. I'm in the middle of a road trip and about 2k ago the fuel pump on my 1100gs started...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Nath87
fuel pump options

Im in the middle of a road trip and about 2,000 mi or so ago my fuel pump started making a wining noise. I stoped by a bmw dealership yesterday on my way to seattle and they verified the noise was...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Nath87
Thanks for all the replies. its not like im...

Thanks for all the replies. its not like im forever away from civilization, I'm on the west cost, so i think there should be places that stock the filter. Hopefully I can find one and get it changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By Nath87
fuel pump that won't stop

I am 4,556 miles into a 8k trip across the U.S. about 1,500 mi I noticed the fuel pump was constantly running. I'm not positive but i'm pretty sure it was'nt doing this previously. By the way the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By Nath87
Tire pressure was 42 when I left ill check it...

Tire pressure was 42 when I left ill check it again tomorrow morning
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By Nath87
Huh interesting, I've never heard of a tapered...

Huh interesting, I've never heard of a tapered roller bearing. I asked my BMW dealership about the click and he said as long as there wasn't excessive play, grinding, or a sliding feel from the back...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By Nath87
Bad Wheel bearing???????????

Today was the first day of what is planed to be a 7,000 tour of the U.S. on my 1100GS, before I left when I was checking over the bike I noticed a little click when checking the rear wheel bearing,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By Nath87
Valves all adjusted, well minus the adjusting...

Valves all adjusted, well minus the adjusting intake and exhaust on both cylinders were dead on. thanks for all the pointers.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Nath87
Where to stop in the mid west Midwest?

I am going to be leaving from NH sunday 12 Aug for a 5 week cross country ride. I will be doing the entire trip solo, because all my friends are either too poor, too busy or just not crazy enough to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By Nath87
places to visit in Minnesota or Iowa

I'm going to be doing a cross country trip in a couple weeks and I'm looking for a good lay over place to stop for a night between Chicago and Badlands National Park, SD. I don't see many interesting...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By Nath87
Adjusting valves

I'm going to be doing my first valve adjustment on my 1100gs in preparation for a long trip. And It's not only my first valve adjustment on this bike, but also my first valve adjustment on any bike...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Nath87
coast to coast and back.

I'm going to be leaving to do a cross country ride in a couple weeks (Aug11-to Sept11ish) I'm going to be riding a 98 R1100gs. My longest trip prior to this was 600 mi round trip ride to NY state,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By Nath87
preloading and only pulling in the clutch half...

preloading and only pulling in the clutch half way minimizes or eliminates the clunk but it would still be nice to make the gear box smoother.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By Nath87
fixing a clunky tranny

I bought a 1100gs a few months ago and I figure I should probably do a gear case fluid change on it. Like most gs bikes its a little clunky going into 2nd and 3rd is there a trans fluid that will...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,777
Posted By Nath87
I have a friend at work who uses Mobil 1 in his...

I have a friend at work who uses Mobil 1 in his Honda (car) and has over 300K on it without the engine being rebuilt / overhauled - really quite a statement in itself.

I have no problem with Mobil...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Nath87
Whats your 1100GS MPG?

I get 40ish with my 1100gs doing mostly highway and back roads. I'm looking to find out what others get with their 1100s and what type of driving they do.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,777
Posted By Nath87
Sorry, the what tracked at the top?

Sorry, the what tracked at the top?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,777
Posted By Nath87
BMW oil alternative

Hey guys I'm getting tired of paying BMWs price for their oil so I just wanted to check what other people were using? I have a 98 1100GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Nath87
burning oil. Normal?

I have a 98 r1100gs with 46k it burns about 1/2 a quart between changes. is this normal for the r1100 engine? I heard running synthetic will reduce the amount of oil burnt. is this true? should I be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,416
Posted By Nath87
I'm having the same problem with my 1100GS smooth...

I'm having the same problem with my 1100GS smooth from idle to 4500 then, very buzzy after that. so, if you figure out how to fix your buzz please post it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Nath87
Excessive engine vibrations

I have a 98 r1100gs with 46k and the engine runs incredibly smoothly up to 4500rpm, then vibrates wicked bad past that. Is this a Singh that the valves need to be adjusted? something else? or just...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By Nath87
Gaerne boots

I need to get some boots, like this week. I ride a BMW 1100GS so I want something that will be comforable on road and can handle some mild off road stuff.. I really like the Gaerne balance trials...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By Nath87
Gaerne boots

hey guys, I wasn't really sure where to post this question, so i'm just posting it here. I need to get some boots, like this week. I really like the Gaerne balance trials boots, but im having a hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Nath87
No pressure in breaks

So, I just got finished with putting the rear sub frame back on my 1100GS, the project obviously included disconnecting a good portion of my wiring harness. I went to take it for a ride today and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Nath87
so if any one cares to know I got it sorted out....

so if any one cares to know I got it sorted out. the vapor hosing from what I can tell has no influence on how the bike runs. the gas lines I had correct from the start, the leak and running poorly...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,985
Posted By Nath87
If its dealer maintained Id say you have nothing...

If its dealer maintained Id say you have nothing to worry about, but if its had work done by the owner just make sure u go through it thoroughly.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Nath87
1100gs gas tank issues

Hey guys,

so I pulled the tank on my 1100gs and am now trying to get it back on. I assumed the vapor hosing could be connected in any order and the return gas line would be smaller like...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Nath87
Tank pad question

Has any one put the tank pads for a 1150GSA on a non adventure tank? I have A 1100 gs and i have seen pictures of the 1100 with the smaller tank pads and not a huge fan of how is looks. However,...
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