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Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,665
Posted By papanovember
I have a 96 GS and have Ohlins. They made an...

I have a 96 GS and have Ohlins. They made an incredible difference and I can rebuild the front shock myself. Ohlins USA has great parts support.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By papanovember
There is another air hole in the chrome slider...

There is another air hole in the chrome slider about halfway, maybe a little less...there was a burr around that brass insert that I used fork oil and some fine sand paper to smooth out. Put in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By papanovember
Thanks JJ...I think I'll take the tank off so...

Thanks JJ...I think I'll take the tank off so I'll have more clearance and see how much oil is in there. Maybe pump it out and start over. .47 liter...over
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By papanovember
JJ...I think it is pretty heavyweight oil...15W...

JJ...I think it is pretty heavyweight oil...15W or 20W.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By papanovember
Also, no pitting on mine and I used steel wool to...

Also, no pitting on mine and I used steel wool to put a fine crosshatch on the slider where it moved though the seal. And I always lube seal and slider before I put it back in....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By papanovember
Thanks for all the tips...I changed the seal the...

Thanks for all the tips...I changed the seal the quick method by leaving the bottom intact and pulling the slider out the top. I may have added too much oil awhile back. Also, the slider hit the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By papanovember
96 R1100GS Fork Seal won't stop leaking

I have changed my left fork seal three times with new seals and always starts leaking after a short period. Right side is fine, no leaks. Could the bottom end have damage or is the slider bent? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,491
Posted By papanovember
It helped having a motorcycle lift. Made the job...

It helped having a motorcycle lift. Made the job a whole lot easier. Got mine from Harbor Freight. I also installed a new clutch while I had the transmission off, one that was oil resistant in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,491
Posted By papanovember
I rebuilt mine myself and have the smoothest...

I rebuilt mine myself and have the smoothest shifting 96 R1100GS in the world(ha!). Then rode it to Deadhorse and back from Colorado. The key is to get the gears back cut and use plastigauge to find...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By papanovember
Maybe check the kickstand switch?

Maybe check the kickstand switch?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By papanovember
I got it sorted out...just measured 55mm down and...

I got it sorted out...just measured 55mm down and filled the oil up to the bottom. Made kind of a straw that was marked at 55mm and held it down into the reservoir and sucked out the overfill. Put...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By papanovember
R1100GS Ohlins Front Shock Rebuild

Is there anybody out there who has rebuilt their Ohlins front emulsion-type shock? I have the Ohlins workshop manual and spec sheet for my shock, but I am confused how to refill the oil and how much...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,991
Posted By papanovember
I just mounted a set of k60s on my R1100GS last...

I just mounted a set of k60s on my R1100GS last weekend and lose about 10psi overnight on the front...rear isn't as bad. Had anyone tried Slime? I wonder if this would do the trick...I suppose I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By papanovember
It's where the foot pegs mount to the rear of the...

It's where the foot pegs mount to the rear of the transmission, not the engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By papanovember
Nice! Glad it worked out for you. I know my...

Nice! Glad it worked out for you. I know my lines are the OEM and need replacing...gonna do this by myself and thought pressure back fill would be the way to go...just wondering if anyone did it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By papanovember
Hello...I'm about to replace the brake lines on...

Hello...I'm about to replace the brake lines on my 96 R1100GS with Spieglers. I don't have speed bleeders and was thinking I would backfill/push the air out from the bottom. Has anyone done this? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By papanovember
Thanks Def...it appears to have been the K&N air...

Thanks Def...it appears to have been the K&N air filter. I own a 96 R1100GS that has a K&N with nothing close to a stock setup. The 95 R1100GS (which has a stock exhaust w/cat) does not belong to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By papanovember
I got the fuel pump from Beemer...

I got the fuel pump from Beemer boneyard...Noris...supposed to be a replica of the oem. I will try the TPS procedure with fuse #5 and the throttle when I get out of work...I thought that was only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By papanovember
I also capped the bottom of the throttle bodies...

I also capped the bottom of the throttle bodies with vacuum caps, throttle cables are seated properly and(I think) made sure the 10 inch loop inside the tank wasn't flattened out at any point...I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By papanovember
1995 R1100GS cutting out at idle...

I have a stock 95 R1100GS that I just completed some service on and now runs a little rough at idle and sometimes stalls.
Here is what I did:
I replaced the battery with a PC680, oil/filter...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,021
Posted By papanovember
Harbor Freight! Works great, have had it for...

Harbor Freight! Works great, have had it for couple years with no issues. Helped alot when I rebuilt my 96 R1100GS tranny...real back saver. This is the full lift that you ride up on and has the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By papanovember
I just purchased a used Staintune on Fleabay for...

I just purchased a used Staintune on Fleabay for $320.00. Must have dropped 25lbs or more. Definitely little more noise over stock, but very tolerable. I could also buy the sound restrictor, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,401
Posted By papanovember
I rebuilt my transmission last winter using the...

I rebuilt my transmission last winter using the M94 input shaft with M97 intermediate and output shafts...I sent the output shaft and intermediate shafts to R&D Motor Sports in Clearwater, Fl to have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By papanovember
R1100GS Throttle Body O-ring Alternative?

I just replaced my left head gasket on my 1996 R1100GS and mangled the throttle body o-ring that the air tube slides on, while putting everything back together:cry....It is not salvageable, as it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By papanovember
Also, Anorak, I brought the flywheel locking tool...

Also, Anorak, I brought the flywheel locking tool that I made on this trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By papanovember
Hey Jim, It had a slight weep before I started my...

Hey Jim, It had a slight weep before I started my trip and ran it pretty hard from Whitehorse to Fairbanks...90 mph or so. It started raining and made a mess of the left side, but not much left the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By papanovember
96 R1100GS left head gasket leaking

On a trip from Colorado up to Alaska and back...got to Fairbanks and left head gasket was leaking...ordered parts from the Outpost, two gaskets and header studs...I would like to replace this...
Forum: Alaska 06-06-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By papanovember
R1100GS blown left head gasket Fairbanks

Just got to Fairbanks tonite from Colorado...left head gasket leaking oil badly...was planning on going up to Prudhoe...anyone know a mechanic who has the parts to do this repair?? Thanks, Paul
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By papanovember
I don't know of one for the R1100GS, just the one...

I don't know of one for the R1100GS, just the one for the R1150GS...attaches with three springs. The back of the muffler comes off with three bolts on the R1150's, allowing for the extension...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 393,487
Posted By papanovember
Hey Lonestar, yes it would pop out of 2nd gear...

Hey Lonestar, yes it would pop out of 2nd gear under hard acceleration or if the bike was loaded up...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 393,487
Posted By papanovember
Check this link out for tranny info:...

Check this link out for tranny info: http://www.largiader.com/...
I have a 1996 R1100GS and rebuilt my tranny over the winter. I had a 2nd gear skip on my M94 tranny and rebuilt it using M97...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,882
Posted By papanovember
Siebenrock Oil Resistant Clutch

I put one of these on my bike in case I get a rear main seal leak...http://www.eurotechmotorsports.com/forms/Linecard.cfm?do=query.

I put about 400 miles on it since Tuesday and very smooth:D. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,747
Posted By papanovember
This all sounds good Vintagerider, as I am about...

This all sounds good Vintagerider, as I am about to leave for a long trip and would like to carry a spare...but where do you find a used frame side connector, from the 1150GS, without buying an...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,747
Posted By papanovember
Has anyone tried coating the wires with "liquid...

Has anyone tried coating the wires with "liquid electrical tape" as a preventative measure? I have a 1996 r1100gs with 46k on it with the original Hall sensor. Leaving May 28th to Alaska and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By papanovember
Thanks DaneelOlivaw...just venting a little. It...

Thanks DaneelOlivaw...just venting a little. It turns out it wasn't the O-ring, but the seal inside the switch. The lip of the seal was damaged and was getting past this point. I had the old...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By papanovember
Well, NAPA didn't have the right size...guess...

Well, NAPA didn't have the right size...guess I'll go with some sealant and double up with the o-rings that aren't quite as thick that I got at NAPA. I'm sure it will still leak and end up waiting...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By papanovember
Pissed Need Help...R1100GS Neutral/Gear switch leak

Had my bike all back together after rebuilding the transmission and replacing the clutch. Installed and torqued swing arm and FD pivot pins with red loctite. Put the rear wheel on and filled the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By papanovember
Thanks for the responses everyone...I got it...

Thanks for the responses everyone...I got it figured out:D. The instructions are lacking...no way it goes between the airbox and battery box...the shock mounts behind the air box...battery box is in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By papanovember
Thanks German Trick...Yes, the spring preload...

Thanks German Trick...Yes, the spring preload adjuster is what I am talking about. I thought the valve/screw on the top of the shock needs to point toward the rear? If that is true, then my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By papanovember
R1100GS Ohlins Rear Shock Install

Do I need to relocate the remote reservoir to the right side? The bracket on the Ohlins reservoir doesn't fit in the stock location and kinks the hose...WTF? Anyone got any answers? I searched...
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