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Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By Zpider
Strange noise around 2000 rpm

My -08 Adv recently got a strange noise, it comes between 2000 and 2500 rpms. More when i put some load on the bike like uphill. Sounds like something vibrates under the tank, and i have checked...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,104
Posted By Zpider
In some countries insurance costs are higher...

In some countries insurance costs are higher without ABS, but regardless i would not buy a bike without it. ASC on the other hand i could do without, i have it and always forget to turn to offroad...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By Zpider
Fuel Strip Problems

Hi

Since im one of many who had problems with fuel meter going crazy i have noticed that the contact on the lid of the tank for the fuel strip is hyper sensitive to any kind of moist. Since its...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,814
Posted By Zpider
I had these problems to, and found out another...

I had these problems to, and found out another thing about the fuel meter:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=340562&page=5
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,458
Posted By Zpider
Well, after service they actually fixed the fuel...

Well, after service they actually fixed the fuel meter. But, after a trip to Norway with about 500km ride in heavy rain it started to act as shit again. Range dropped from 2/3 tank to warning in 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Zpider
RDC Tyre Pressure Control inaccurate

Hi

My RDC show very different data than actual pressure, is there a way to calibrate this info? I know its a BMW service thing, but can it be done? Both show about ,5 bar to little.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,458
Posted By Zpider
Mine works, but are totally unreliable under haft...

Mine works, but are totally unreliable under haft a tank. Stays the same for 200 km and then drops and warning comes up, and at that stage im lucky to get 20 km out of it. Range meter cant be used at...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By Zpider
I would go for the the 1100. My old -97 had...

I would go for the the 1100. My old -97 had 140000 km on the odo and still running like a clock, i doubt my 1200 gsa will do that. Parts is no problem on these bikes, i think its even easier with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,657
Posted By Zpider
I ran the Wunderlich 21" kit on my old 1200adv....

I ran the Wunderlich 21" kit on my old 1200adv. Great on gravel and sand, a real difference and made the bike feel much lighter than it is. If i was a real gravelhead i would get it again on my new...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,870
Posted By Zpider
A GS can take you almost anywhere regardless of...

A GS can take you almost anywhere regardless of road condition, but is very heavy for real off-road use. It will also outrun quite a few races on the favorite twisted paved road. So in my eyes its...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
Im back on a 1200 Adv now, bought it, but havent...

Im back on a 1200 Adv now, bought it, but havent got it yet. Used to own a -07, and this is a -08 with ESA and all other packages on.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,338
Posted By Zpider
+1 Just love the helmet, and the SRC system. We...

+1
Just love the helmet, and the SRC system. We bought 2 new C3s with SRC and yes, i felt it in the wallet, but then again, a thin wallet is less weight :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
Well, no bying back. Thing is, with the...

Well, no bying back.

Thing is, with the current location we live in and due to statistics of stolen KTM:s and insurance prices im going back to BMW for now...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
Well, got the final verdict now, bike is not...

Well, got the final verdict now, bike is not gonna be repaired. 2 new tanks and all other small things totaled to much. Sucks like h-ll...

They agreed on a settlement that is quite good so now...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,004
Posted By Zpider
Question Touratech 45 litre tank

Hi

Anyone use the Touratech 45 litre tanks on their 950/990?
Would like to hear pros and cons and see some pictures. Does they also replace the upper fairings where the indicators are located?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By Zpider
Wow, then dont complain :D Here in Sweden i pay...

Wow, then dont complain :D
Here in Sweden i pay close to 600 for a full insurance on my -04 950, and that the cheapest one avaliable here. From what i know they dont care about Dakar or not on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-04-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,634
Posted By Zpider
Just out of curiosity, when you discuss prices,...

Just out of curiosity, when you discuss prices, what periods are they, month, year?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-25-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
I may loose some on the insurance since they have...

I may loose some on the insurance since they have a policy that says it has to be kept in a space with 4 walls and a roof during night at home. We dont have the ability to do that here, no garage. On...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
Well, now ive seen the bike, and the damn a-hole...

Well, now ive seen the bike, and the damn a-hole for a thief has modified it to suit him. Crachguards removed, pannier rack removed, the licensplate holder cut off and the plate monted in a racestyle...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
I have learned the hard way now that more...

I have learned the hard way now that more protection is needed, so an alarm of some kind is first on the list. We live so we can see the bike from our window and would wake up if an alarm sounds off...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
Police called me last night, and they found the...

Police called me last night, and they found the bike about 15 miles from home. Seems like they had some persons under watch already. Havent seen the bike yet, but the police said it looked ok aside...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-18-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
The bike was locked with an ABUS disc lock and an...

The bike was locked with an ABUS disc lock and an ABUS chain with lock. It was the long chain and wrapped around the fork, front wheel and a huge fence. Doesn't matter if they have a huge bolt...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
Well, the rage goes from everything to hoping the...

Well, the rage goes from everything to hoping the thief wrapped it around a light pole on the way and will spend hes remaining life in cast to just being satisfied it he somehow gets caught. If it...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-17-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By Zpider
My 950 got stolen this weekend

Woke up early Saturday morning to the sound of my 950 Adv starting. Thing was, i didn't start it. Yepp, stolen.....

Parked outside our entrance in the building, fully lit up, and locked with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Zpider
I changed the camchain recently and i had no...

I changed the camchain recently and i had no problem getting the weight out without a special puller. But you need to pull it on a right angle to get it out, no tolerance at all there...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By Zpider
You can expect the waterpump to give up, and also...

You can expect the waterpump to give up, and also the fuelpump, other than that its reliable if maintained right.

On my 05 with 38000kms i changed camchain now since oilpressure was low due to...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By Zpider
A poorly maintained bike with 20000 kms on the...

A poorly maintained bike with 20000 kms on the clock could be way worse than a well maintained with 50000 kms so its hard to tell. As always, take a testdrive to get it all warmed up and take it from...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By Zpider
When i bought the bike i got a set of Sebrings...

When i bought the bike i got a set of Sebrings with it, not mounted. One could wonder why the previous owner didnt had them on the bike, but anyway i mounted them and yes, there are quite a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-22-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,647
Posted By Zpider
Im about to change the stock pump on my 950 Adv....

Im about to change the stock pump on my 950 Adv. Not broken, just to be sure since it has 36000km on the odo. Im still not sure what to go for, vaccum or a Facet 40171. Pros and cons? I like the idea...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-06-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Finally the bike is ready to ride again....

Finally the bike is ready to ride again. Everything seems ok, started right away, rock steady on idle and no noise from the camchains. So now im only gonna do a real testride and put is to rest for...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-05-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,661
Posted By Zpider
We do a lot of coating on bikes, both Cermakrome...

We do a lot of coating on bikes, both Cermakrome and TurboX from Techline as we are the Swedish agent for them. Works great, reduces the heatradiation a lot on pipes near the legs and under the seat....
Forum: Orange Crush 11-03-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Glad to hear that, i got the waterpump now but...

Glad to hear that, i got the waterpump now but havent found any time to put it together :cry Almost winter here now also so i just want to know everything is ok before i put the bike away for the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Well, waiting for the waterpump kit now so it...

Well, waiting for the waterpump kit now so it wont be started for another week. Hate to wait and see if everything works :cry
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
As far as i can tell aligning the 2 dots on...

As far as i can tell aligning the 2 dots on primary and balance gear its TDC for the rear cylinder. I checked and the dots on the front line up with the dot on the case. Reading the assembly section...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
One thing i cant figure out is how to set the TDC...

One thing i cant figure out is how to set the TDC correct. The repairmanual says that when the 2 dots on the crackshaft gear and the balancer gear line up its TDC on the first cylinder "NOTE: when...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
I know, but if the chain has "jumped around" in...

I know, but if the chain has "jumped around" in there i guess its close enough to get to the weight also. Even with the bearing totally gone a good tensioned chain wouldnt chew on the weight. A worn...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-26-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Got the new chain now, and holding them up...

Got the new chain now, and holding them up against each other i cant say that they are so different in length, maybe a few millimeters, but measuring the pins in the chain they differ half a pin on...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-25-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Same chewing on the weight as i have.... ...

Same chewing on the weight as i have....

Question, if all the cams and stuff been apart, how do i set the TDC for front and rear cylinder? The repairmanual under section 6-3 only says to set the...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Never seen anything like this before on any bike,...

Never seen anything like this before on any bike, and the strange thing is that none of the guides had any grooves in them, just the chain thats worn. The play after washing it in gasoline is visble...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,659
Posted By Zpider
Well, i guess i found the problem: 240763 The...

Well, i guess i found the problem:
240763
The chain has chewed against the balance weight and also against the small torx bolt behind the lower gear. I can also feel play in the chain so its gone....
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