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Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,935
Posted By cgdR
I am going to guess that you indeed need only a...

I am going to guess that you indeed need only a clutch plate, a few clutch bolts, and one of the transmission seals (probably the rear input shaft seal). $150 in parts; a weekend of work for a first...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,610
Posted By cgdR
I use a cheap and very compact 100W inverter for...

I use a cheap and very compact 100W inverter for my laptop ($17). My Odyssey battery (17Ah) should allow more than 1 hour of laptop use/charging and still have half charge remaining.
I got mine from...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,531
Posted By cgdR
For the time being, I am blindly reporting what I...

For the time being, I am blindly reporting what I have been following on the Italian board http://www.quellidellelica.com/vbforum/showthread.php5?t=108562
However, make sure that you take some...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,531
Posted By cgdR
There are 12 mm-long and 9-mm-long bushings. The...

There are 12 mm-long and 9-mm-long bushings. The long one is labelled 812 DUM 0A and the short one S/C 14. You may find what you need here: ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By cgdR
I have been wondering for a while if chain slap...

I have been wondering for a while if chain slap was breaking any rails. However, Lone's right rail failed first, and the right tensioner is supposed to be OK...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By cgdR
Now is a perfect time to examine the operation of...

Now is a perfect time to examine the operation of your FD bearing. Push the pads out of the way, and turn te wheel with one hand while you lift the back of the bike with the other. At 40,000 miles, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,386
Posted By cgdR
OK, so all of you are convinced that a loose...

OK, so all of you are convinced that a loose tensioner can cause pinging? And the reason would be that the resulting advance in cam timing causes too much packing of the left cyl? I would be with you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,386
Posted By cgdR
I am intrigued by the possibility of cam chain...

I am intrigued by the possibility of cam chain slap causing pinging but I remain skeptical for two reasons:
1) I thought that chain slap only occurred below 2200 RPM or so, while pinging is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,928
Posted By cgdR
You want to see the procedure in a video? Take a...

You want to see the procedure in a video? Take a look at this site: https://www.bmwmc.net (https://www.bmwmc.net/)

Recommended procedure: use Internet Explorer to open link, then
1) accept the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2006, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By cgdR
The play is probably from the pivot bearings....

The play is probably from the pivot bearings. These are the two small needle bearings that hold the final drive unit to the driveshaft housing. You may be able to retighten them, but if the bearings...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,459
Posted By cgdR
The recording above was filtered to highlight...

The recording above was filtered to highlight pinging. The unfiltered recording is here (http://gmax.perso.wanadoo.fr/moto/r1150gs/sons/cliquetis-tout.mp3). The pinging is still audible, but there...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,459
Posted By cgdR
Here you go. Recorded under load at 4200 RPM: ...

Here you go. Recorded under load at 4200 RPM:
Cliquetis (http://gmax.perso.wanadoo.fr/moto/r1150gs/sons/cliquetis-filtre.mp3)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2005, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By cgdR
I would expect clutch dust to come out of that...

I would expect clutch dust to come out of that hole, but if there is any oil, you can expect to get clutch slippage anytime now. The oil could be from the engine main seal, but it is more likely to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2005, 06:27 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 82,398
Posted By cgdR
It seems like the 17-ball bearing is indeed the...

It seems like the 17-ball bearing is indeed the more recent one. Here is an interesting link...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,730
Posted By cgdR
Clearly, the dealer installed for you the new...

Clearly, the dealer installed for you the new GS1200 tensioner body 11 31 7 671 723 that doesn't do a thing for rattles (RHS of figure). You need either the expensive and difficult-to-find kit 11 31...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2005, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,730
Posted By cgdR
Anybody has information on this puppy? It is...

Anybody has information on this puppy? It is supposed to be for the GS1200, but it reportedly works well on the 1150 too. Perhaps this is the replacement for the now impossible-to-find enhanced LCCT?...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2005, 09:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,266
Posted By cgdR
No, $5 of clear tubing is the "tits". Just add...

No, $5 of clear tubing is the "tits". Just add water.:1drink
http://members.cox.net/hawk_gt/Manometer.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2005, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,730
Posted By cgdR
Those part numbers are indeed correct for the...

Those part numbers are indeed correct for the 1150 and 1200 (and also the 1100, I think). The 11317671723 left body now replaces the original 11311341137 left body. The piston, spring, rails and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2005, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By cgdR
John, When the clutch is pulled, the...

John,

When the clutch is pulled, the pressure plate loosely hangs from three thin steel straps. I suspect that the pressure plate is the source of your noises.

Do you really have 150...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By cgdR
The seals on the 1150's can be pulled from the...

The seals on the 1150's can be pulled from the outside. Unfortunately, those on the 1100's cannot.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2005, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By cgdR
Gutting the cat...

Gutting the cat (http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=7035).

Gutting the muffler (http://webpages.charter.net/hondapotamus/muffler.htm).
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By cgdR
If something that embarrassing had ever happened...

If something that embarrassing had ever happened to me, I would not be telling it to the whole world. Fortunately, it did not happen when you lent your steed to a friend who trusted your mechanical...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2005, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By cgdR
The new bearing is indeed 17 balls, vs 19 in the...

The new bearing is indeed 17 balls, vs 19 in the older bearing. I did a bearing replacement about 2 months ago and still got the old style.
Here...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By cgdR
Can anybody tell me how to check if the clamp...

Can anybody tell me how to check if the clamp recall was applied to my bike? I don't have a great rapport with the only dealer in my area, and I don't know if the previous owner had the recall...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2005, 06:09 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 82,398
Posted By cgdR
It may have felt smooth to your back end, but I...

It may have felt smooth to your back end, but I bet that your right hand would have felt the roughness 1000 miles earlier.

Steptoe, thanks a lot for the pictures! I can attest that the whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 82,398
Posted By cgdR
I rode bike for about 1500 miles on a rough crown...

I rode bike for about 1500 miles on a rough crown bearing. After disassembly, I found one pitted ball and a pitted race. The seals and gears were in such good shape (@42,000 mi) that the only thing I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By cgdR
There are now three LCCT designs: 1) Original...

There are now three LCCT designs:
1) Original 11 31 1 341 137 (obsolete body)
2) Enhanced 11 31 2 325 563 (kit, works well, now unavailable)
3) New 11 31 7 671 723 (new body)

...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By cgdR
Guys, Trout'r is talking about the FD splines,...

Guys, Trout'r is talking about the FD splines, not the clutch splines.

Trout'r, the FD splines do not cause the same headaches as the clutch splines. In fact, I have never heard of anybody...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,599
Posted By cgdR
"tensioner body" = "cylinder" and it appears to...

"tensioner body" = "cylinder" and it appears to be redesigned to work with the standard piston and spring. Did you notice that the spring and piston are the standard ones but the number for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By cgdR
Not exactly. The LHCCT has an internal spring and...

Not exactly. The LHCCT has an internal spring and oil check valve inside the piston, which cannot be opened. Look at the picture in this document:
Tenditore...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By cgdR
Amen to that! In particular, I want to thank...

Amen to that! In particular, I want to thank Isatis_4CH92, the bright automotive engineer from the Moselle, France, who got the part number for the tensioner from a German board and posted it in...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 309,452
Posted By cgdR
I am sorry, but I have reread the article...

I am sorry, but I have reread the article carefully and I don't see these two points (or distances) that you mention. In fact, the only related hard numbers are in the "members only" article on ABS3,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,772
Views: 309,452
Posted By cgdR
The article you quote is only interesting...

The article you quote is only interesting regarding how good the brakes should be WITHOUT servo assitance. The article recommends checking the brakes by turning off the contact at 50kph. The article...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2005, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,599
Posted By cgdR
I think it is the other way around. The old style...

I think it is the other way around. The old style tensioner body is no longer available:
10 CYLINDER F CHAIN TENSIONER, LEFT 111311341137 ENDED

The enhanced one is the following:
01 LEFT...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2005, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,386
Posted By cgdR
Sorry to hear that the knocking noise is back. I...

Sorry to hear that the knocking noise is back. I suppose that you are lucky that you have warranty left. Your dealer should be notified immediately, and that will cover the warranty work.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2005, 05:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,940
Posted By cgdR
Here are the results of a bearing that felt rough...

Here are the results of a bearing that felt rough for well over 1000 miles but never had any free play. There were flakes in the oil, the outer race was severely pitted, as was one of the balls. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2005, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By cgdR
I tried to make a clutch alignment tool with tape...

I tried to make a clutch alignment tool with tape and it didn't work well. I found that I could do a much better job by visual alignment of the inner curcumference of friction disk with its housing....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2005, 06:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By cgdR
J-Dub, you're right. I never removed a RH...

J-Dub, you're right. I never removed a RH tensioner and I did not know the header pipe was on the way. I took a look and I can confirm your problem. However, there might be enough room to squeeze it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2005, 05:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,940
Posted By cgdR
Poolside, do you mean "before the bearings...

Poolside, do you mean "before the bearings disintegrate, the wheel will wobble and the hub seal will start to leak"? From my single experience of a wheel bearing failure, bearings take a long time to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,227
Posted By cgdR
Agreed. However, the LH tensioner problem is not...

Agreed. However, the LH tensioner problem is not one of wear: it is one of insufficient damping of the chain flutter. J-Dub's RH noise, on the other hand, may be due to a malfunction of the RH...
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