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Forum: Airheads 09-03-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 587,294
Posted By smorgasgeorge
FS: R100GS Front Brake Rotor

Selling my OEM floating front disc brake rotor after upgrading to an oversized rotor. Averages 4.8-4.9 mm width with a digital caliper, so still some life left. Retails for $480. Prefer paypal...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Need to find a pneumatic riveter to repair my Jesse hardbags

I have no idea where to turn for this.
Do you have any recommendations for the types of businesses that would do it? It's the four stainless steel rivets into aluminum hardbags serving as the latch...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By smorgasgeorge
I just put one on (from Motorrad Israel, all the...

I just put one on (from Motorrad Israel, all the same kit I believe) a few days ago. I had to reverse (based on their pictures) the disc bolts to clear the forks. You can notice a difference, but...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Looking for pictures of aftermarket horns installed on R100GS/PD

Would like to install the Stebel Nautilus but am not sure I can make it work with the space. Have any of you successfully mounted this or some other badass horn? Would you mind posting a photo?...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,960
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Of all the things I've done so far to my GSPD,...

Of all the things I've done so far to my GSPD, there's only one I think is an absolute no-brainer: enduralast alternator.
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,429
Posted By smorgasgeorge
As a newb myself asking really basic (read:...

As a newb myself asking really basic (read: dumbass) questions all the time, I would really love to see this happen. I hate asking the forum when the search function doesn't pan out, but sometimes...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By smorgasgeorge
RAM makes a sweet claw piece for holding pretty...

RAM makes a sweet claw piece for holding pretty much any smartphone.
I connected it to my handlebars with a U bolt.
Though I was skeptical at first (and only used landscape orientation), I rode the...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By smorgasgeorge
if your machinist already has a jig, do you think...

if your machinist already has a jig, do you think (s)he would be open to me sending it to be done by mail? would you be willing to provide contact info? i think i recall you've sold these in the past...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By smorgasgeorge
doesn't have to be fast... :1drink

doesn't have to be fast... :1drink
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By smorgasgeorge
anyone know a good (cheap) machinist in atlanta for the 4-pot brembo shave?

looking to get the k1100 4-pot brembo milled down for an r100gs.
i've never used a machinist for anything in my life, so any and all advice is appreciated.
thanks!
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By smorgasgeorge
sealing water out of cylinders on an r100gs?

several weeks ago while riding the TAT, i hit some nasty oklahoma mud and my bike careened into a ditch of standing water up to my knees. after finally locating someone two hours later who could help...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By smorgasgeorge
After a short break for repairs, I'll be heading...

After a short break for repairs, I'll be heading west on the TAT for Colorado out of Memphis TN on Tuesday Oct. 9.
Anyone on a similar schedule and wanna ride together?
PM me or email rbgeorgejr at...
Forum: Americas 09-29-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Should get my bike from the shop Tuesday Oct 2...

Should get my bike from the shop Tuesday Oct 2 and leave same day or the next.
Coming from Atlanta.
Let me know if you're interested in linking up!
Cheers



Ross
rbgeorgejr at gmail
Forum: Americas 09-28-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Starting the Eastern TAT this week

I'm planning to ride the eastern part of the TAT from TN to CO leaving tomorrow or Thursday 10/4.
I have to be in Denver on the 14th of October.
Planning to camp most of the way.
I'm on an...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By smorgasgeorge
R100GS ignition switch cable connector differences?

I need to replace the ignition switch on an 93 R100GS.
Called around to a bunch of dealers before finding an available replacement (51251455412).
I have a question that I'm sure betrays my...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Anyone have a spare R100GS ignition switch laying around to sell me?

Or R80GS, K75, K100, etc.
Part # 51251455412

Typical last minute crapout before trying to head out on the TAT this week.
Thanks very much.
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,434
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Looking for an aftermarket R100GS side stand foot enlarger

Is anyone here fabricating them anymore?
Or have you had any luck using something designed for another model?
Thanks
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Newb mistake: R100GS locked brake pads?

My latest dumbass mistake is checking my brake lights while in the middle of changing my front tire.
So the brake calipers are completely shut and this wheel is not going on anytime soon.
Can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Atlanta riders, any experience installing a Skene IQ170 light controller?

Newb looking for a little help on a 93 BMW R100GSPD.
High-quality alcoholic compensation offered.
Thanks!


S. Morgas
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By smorgasgeorge
R100GS headlight mounting issues

Would someone mind posting a picture of the headlight mounting contraption on an R100GS (threaded rods, plastic bushing, spring, washers, plastic dial) properly assembled? Or point me somewhere that...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Late Aug/Sept TAT from TN to CO

I'm planning to do this section of the TAT in late Aug/early Sept and would rather not do it solo.
A bigger bike (BMW R100GSPD) is all I have, so that's what I'll be riding.
I have some experience...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Yes, I meant oil cooler. Here's a picture of...

Yes, I meant oil cooler.
Here's a picture of my latest mistake:

http://i1050.photobucket.com/albums/s412/smorgasgeorge/photo.jpg

Thanks for any advice you can give me.
I am curious whether...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Where can I find a used R100GSPD oil cooler (outside of the flea market)?

Turns out a seized steel bolt in a piece of aluminum breaks with only a little force. :asshat
I cant repair this, can I?
This learning process is slow and painful....
Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,716
Posted By smorgasgeorge
I ordered that custom rack from Bob's, but when I...

I ordered that custom rack from Bob's, but when I got to the shop, figured out that some of the stock rubber parts don't fit so well on it, and also that the OEM rack is still available from the...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Aftermarket rocker switch to fit in R100GSPD dash?

Has anyone installed one that fit well?
Any recommendations?
I'm setting up some Rigid Duallys and trying to do the install myself, but as usual have no idea what i'm doing.
Right now I have a...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By smorgasgeorge
The instrument cluster question might deserve its...

The instrument cluster question might deserve its own thread (I'll be curious to hear about this too--in my limited experience, it's certainly a PITA).

To remove the pads, I just applied a bit...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By smorgasgeorge
I was actually wondering this same thing...

I was actually wondering this same thing yesterday.
So I'm assuming contact cement is NOT the way to go based on the responses so far?
It sure was a PITA to scrape off before repainting.
Thanks...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Best place to mount Fuzeblock on R100GS(PD)?

Any advice/photos would be appreciated.
I've already combed the net as best I could.
Cheers


S. more gas
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Help with Fastway F3 Footpegs installation on R100GS/R80GS

Can anyone who's put these on their R100GS or R80GS post a photo of what they look like installed? I'm thinking I may have gotten the wrong model for my 1993 R100GS judging by the parts included...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,475
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 183,529
Posted By smorgasgeorge
BRT--Much appreciated!!

Got the file, error cooled.
Very much appreciated.
Hoping to hit it or at least part on my R100GS this summer (I know, if I get stranded....)
Thanks again.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By smorgasgeorge
TAT on a big bike (R100GSPD)?

I'm moving from the east coast to Oregon in a few months on my R100GSPD and I'm planning to ride as much of the TAT trail as I can safely. I've read many TRs that suggest a smaller bike is more fun...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By smorgasgeorge
TAT on a big bike (R100GSPD)?

I'm moving from the east coast to Oregon in a few months on my R100GSPD and I'm planning to ride as much of the TAT trail as I can safely. I've read many TRs that suggest a smaller bike is more fun...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By smorgasgeorge
I've just had a hard time getting in touch with...

I've just had a hard time getting in touch with Anton, and I'd like to get this done sooner than later. Naturally my first thought was to shoot him an email. I'm assuming he's just too busy. Thanks...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Someone to machine the R100GS circlip on the east coast?

Can anyone recommend someone on the east coast (ideally mid-atlantic) that can cut the circlip for me on my R100GSPD? I'm debating a taller 5th gear as well. I'm in DC so ideally it would be within a...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Magnetic drain plugs for R100GS?

I'm hoping to upgrade my transmission and oil drain plugs to the magnetic parts on my 93 R100GSPD, but I'm uncertain of the fiche part numbers. Snowbum mentions an F650 oil drain plug works but with...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 17,558
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Tom, I am almost drooling at your two bikes....

Tom,

I am almost drooling at your two bikes.
Out of curiosity having just bought a beater R100GSPD myself, what is the going rate for a perfect specimen these days?
Selling for more than the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,225
Posted By smorgasgeorge
So do you regret the Rigid D2 purchase? I had...

So do you regret the Rigid D2 purchase? I had seen your amber cover remedy and was fully planning to do that, but I'm less interested in white lights that I can only occasionally use, off-road. Would...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,225
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Any word on a dimmer coming out for the Rigid Dually D2?

I emailed Black Dog but haven't heard back.
I would prefer a built in solution if it's just around the corner, although I've seen people recommending these:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 183,529
Posted By smorgasgeorge
Error, Could I trouble you for the file as...

Error,

Could I trouble you for the file as well?
I sent you a PM but I may have messed it up.
I'm really pysched to check this route out come spring.
Thanks a lot.



S. Morgas
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