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Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By raydar
Eh? Possible solution to off idle miss, stumble blubber...

Well seems as thogh I'm the only one that has ever experienced this problem due to the resounding lack of responses.... So this information will be useless I will none the less report on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By raydar
Question Miss, Blubber, Flat Spot

Those are the three things I searched on before starting this thread. Finding nothing I thought I'd just throw it out for the masses to mull over:

Now for the problem, '05 GS with 50K miles on...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By raydar
Thumb Tank Panel Cover restraint

The previous owner of my 2005 1200 GS had drilled the boss on the panel that holds the rubber grommet for locking the tank panel in place. The hole is large enough to put a zip tie (wire tie)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By raydar
BMW Clutch Slave Cylinder Fluid Update

Man Jim those guys out east are really stick'n it to ya' !!!:eek1 I received my BMW clutch slave cylinder fluid today. Purchased from Sturgis BMW; part # 07510398495; $16.60 for 16 ounces (500 cc)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By raydar
Eh? Hmmm,,, 2 days and no posts!

Ok to paraphrase Jethro Tull "my words but a whisper your deafness (or silence) a shout"

I ordered Vitamol V-10 from Sturgis BMW, 16 oz @ approx $17.00 + shipping (of course).... Parts guy...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,357
Posted By raydar
Eek Clutch Noise

I just got through replacing my clutch disc this past winter (05 1200 GS with 50,000 miles). I had that same "they all do it noise" when I pulled in the clutch at an idle. When I had the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By raydar
Question R1200 Clutch Slave Fluid

What is anybody using INSTEAD of BMW clutch slave cylinder fluid? I don't really have a problem with BMW fluids, it is just the fact that my nearest BMW dealer is 230 miles away (Sturgis, SD). I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By raydar
Question GS-911 Availability and Useability

I just posted the following thread on the vendors link for the GS-911 and knew it may not be seen right away, so I thought maybe I'd see if anyone knows anything abut the current state of the GS-911....
Forum: Vendors 04-15-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,245
Posted By raydar
Question Availability of GS 911??

Well I'm ready to buy a GS 911 (maybe more forced to than willingly ready) and I've gone to the web site and decided a Blue Tooth Enthusaist model would do me just fine. I then click on purchase and...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-16-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By raydar
Thumb New Zealnd trip

The wife and I have been planning our New Zealand trip for over a year. We are going to do a self guided tour using gotournz.com . I have been impressed witht the amount of setup that they did for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,584
Posted By raydar
GS Covers

I use the Nelson Rigg Defender 2000 inside the shop and the MC pocket 100 cover on the road. I still haven't had to use the "lifetime" warranty yet so I can't tell you about it. The Defender 2000...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By raydar
Tail Light Failure

I had the same problem (I think) I had a tail light that worked both when the running lights were on and also when either brake was applied. I tore the entire backend off of the bike one day:baldy ,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By raydar
Thumb Driving lights Hella FF50

+1 on Hella FF50's
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,954
Posted By raydar
Eek Wow!

You got everything out of that pig except the squeal!!! I lost a Avon Distanza to a rock with a ton more tread than that @ about 7,000 miles! :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,669
Posted By raydar
R 1200 GS Tank Bag

My BMW tank bat has heavy duty industrial type velcro attached to the zipper tab on the back (rear) of the bag and there is a velcro patch stuck to the rear of the gas tank cover where you stick the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By raydar
Question Anyone using Oberon foot pegs for pillion?

My pillion passenger is getting frustrated with the stock '05 BMW R 1200 GS foot peg rubbers turning on the pegs when she "digs in with her heels"(no, no, I mean while RIDING ON THE BIKE!:lol2 ). Has...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,897
Posted By raydar
Eek WD-40 Bead Seat!!!

Here it is:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSDPHjo1zRU

I don't know if I'd try it, but you can atleast say you've seen it done this way!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By raydar
Cry Leak, final drive

I agree with the act it may be a final drive leak but the BMW service bulletin #33 001 05 (011) says all newer model GS's should have 1mm (.039") rear wheel play when prressure is applied at the 3 &...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,938
Posted By raydar
Thumb GPS odometer vs R1200 GS odometer

I just finished a Saddlesore 1000, my motorcyle odometer read 1025 miles and my Garmin Zumo 550 read 1025.7 miles. I was quite pleased as the map quest read 1030 miles. I got it figured to me as...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,382
Posted By raydar
Rear Brake Pad Wear

My rear pads went south when my final drive splined hub went south, check your rear wheel wobble by putting the bike on the center stand and grab the rear tire at 3 & 9 o'clock. '05 GS's should have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,653
Posted By raydar
Eek Lower Back Pain

I too have been afflicted with some lower back pain when riding for long days in a row. I have found two things to make my lower back work for me rather than against me.

1) By doing a modified...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,142
Posted By raydar
Wicked Tain't Nuthin

:D A mere flesh wound to a GS Adventure!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By raydar
Cry * !@#@#Same Kind of Plugs!

Just a quick warning for those of you that may run into this. While doing a spline lube we ran into a fuse blowing problem after the bike was back together. The #3 fuse in the R1100 GS kept blowing...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By raydar
Thanks I Found It!

Persistance pays off again. POne more search, what can you do while waiting for a reply and Bingo! Thanks Pep for the info!!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,302
Posted By raydar
Question R1100 GS Wiring Diagram?

I am helping a bud do a spline lube and we're all back together and have run into a bit of a bind with a grounded wire. :baldy Flashers, turn signals and clock circuit to be exact (#3 fuse). We...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By raydar
Laugh Thanks!

Thanks, UL for the help, I post so few pics I can never seem to remember how to do it. Maybe I better read the tutorial again!
As far as the Jesse Racks on top of the boxes they may not be as much...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By raydar
Thumb Pics of 2 up leg room

R1200 GS; Jesse luggage, 140# passenger, 5'7" 30-31 " inseam. Can't seem to add the picture but here is the link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/raydarnsky/3188500294/in/set-72157600187683260/
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Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2008, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By raydar
Question Low beam headlight & separate driving light wiring

I have a question that relates to this problem in a off hand sort of way. I have add a set of Hella FF-50's and I slaved the relay to the low beam and a separate light switch so they will be on all...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By raydar
Question Final Drive Demise?

I have a couple of questions,
First: was the FD drained and not refilled, or did it just leak out? If drained and refilled, how about any flush like kerosene or solvent? Did it drain and drip...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,559
Posted By raydar
Thumb Favorite Seat

If I can only use one word it would be "Russell". I have really come to enjoy having my arse parked on my "Day Long" for time immorium. Don't try the rest, go ahead and buy the best (IMHO). This...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,769
Posted By raydar
Thumb Seat Reccomendation

One word: Russel Day Long....oops more than one word but one heck of a seat!:D

Read this thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=107164&highlight=Russel
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By raydar
Eek Dyna Beads

I do not have any experience myself with dyna beads but while at the BMW MOA Internatioanl Rally in Gillette I was at the No-Mar tire changer booth and a guy came up and had the gentelmen in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By raydar
R1200 GS Tank Bag

I unzip, unclip, unplug, pull and turn the tank bag crosswise on the dirvers seat. I have power coming into the tankbag in the front and also have a 3.5 mm audio cord running from the Zumo 550 to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,347
Posted By raydar
Question Different Seals for rear transmission output shaft

Can anyone tell me what the difference is between the #2 and the #3 seal from the first post? :scratch I think that the output seal is #3, but what shaft does the seal #2 seal on? I am assuming (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,498
Posted By raydar
Laugh GS name

My GS's name is "Babe" of Blue Ox Fame!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2045/2067216689_72f39cb316_m.jpg

Here he is in full battle dress
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By raydar
Thumb Nelson Rigg MC-100 Cover

I use the Nelson Rigg MC-100 Pocket Cover. http://www.nelsonrigg.com/pages/Bike%20Covers%20Products/MC-100-Big.htm
It is a full cover and is as small as a football (or smaller) when wadded up in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By raydar
Thumb Final Drive Filling trick

I use a pump type oil can (cleaned out well before filling) and it only takes a couple of minutes to pump in the oil in my 05 R 1200 GS. If you mess with the direction of the nozzle of the oil can...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,486
Posted By raydar
Talking Ride Report (of sorts)

Well the wife and aI spent 3 beautiful days in Moab, Ut the weather was in the high 50's every day! Best of all we put about 700 miles on the Russell Day Long and it was SPECTACULAR!! The leather...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,486
Posted By raydar
Wicked Sliperdy B-gone, I hope....

I tried some Turtle Wax Leather conditioner and cleaner today and I think it helped taking the "slipperdy" out of the seat. We're loaded up and headed for the "Spring Break Ride" tomorrow:wave . ...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,486
Posted By raydar
Question Slick Russell Seat, anyone else?

We've got the new Russell and the riding season is coming upon us. The wife and I went for a short ride the other day. My first impression is NICE..... :D my wife's first impression is, "why is it so...
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