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Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By JOP
Throttle bodies massively out of sync, Motronic...

Throttle bodies massively out of sync, Motronic confused, injector spraying madly in blind optimism...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By JOP
It's a European thing... The word "average" in...

It's a European thing...
The word "average" in German is "durchschnitt", in Swedish "genomsnitt" etc etc...
This would directly translate to "cut through", symbolized by a circle with a central...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By JOP
My understanding is that the original rivets are...

My understanding is that the original rivets are still sitting there?
In that case I recommend some car body work sealant, a hammer and an anvil...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,614
Posted By JOP
About 1000 miles on it now. No complaints so...

About 1000 miles on it now.
No complaints so far. Handles as expected on dry, wet & gravel.
I was about to post a comment about not having noticed the "howl" previously reported, but after 6-700...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By JOP
Maybe put in a new clutch while you're at it? ...

Maybe put in a new clutch while you're at it?
You will at least have to get a new set of stretch bolts. They are "single use" only.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By JOP
I was surprised that it was your right side until...

I was surprised that it was your right side until I saw that you were in Australia. My fronts wear more on the left side.
This debate pops up every now and then on motorcycle forums. The general...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By JOP
IMO it's a pain in the a** to change tires on...

IMO it's a pain in the a** to change tires on these rims. I guess bias type tires are even worse.

I'm pretty sure that someone who switches everyday just for fun will chime in and say that...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,897
Posted By JOP
CHANGE THE PUMP! BUY A NEW! YES! DO IT! Audi 80...

CHANGE THE PUMP! BUY A NEW! YES! DO IT!
Audi 80 had the same pump. No need to buy BMW org.
Clean and mount the screen if it's OK, otherwise buy a new.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,897
Posted By JOP
Change all the hoses in the tank! Yes, the evac...

Change all the hoses in the tank! Yes, the evac hoses too!

Change the filter!!!!

Inspect the pump inlet for small rubber pieces!
Inspect and Clean the steel pipes through the tank plate!...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,897
Posted By JOP
Yes, these two thinner hoses should be routed...

Yes, these two thinner hoses should be routed down and back along the bikes right side. Behind the tank/under the right side of the seat there should be two simple "press on" hose connectors with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,614
Posted By JOP
I have been very happy with the Dunlop Trailmax....

I have been very happy with the Dunlop Trailmax. Very similar, but the front tire is less steady in fine sand and mud. Good quality, mounts well, not much lead required. I probably will go there...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,614
Posted By JOP
Yes, that's why you don't shift it around. You...

Yes, that's why you don't shift it around. You mount it with the indicating dot at the valve stem location.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,614
Posted By JOP
Nah.. Just that I once long ago (out of...

Nah.. Just that I once long ago (out of curiosity) checked the balance of the rim alone. I needed 10 grams to balance out the valve stem. I noted this down in the service book.
After mounting this...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,614
Posted By JOP
Tight yes! I even had a hard time getting them...

Tight yes!
I even had a hard time getting them on the rim.
The bead normally pops at 3-4 bars for me. Tried to seat the bead four times, with de-beading and lubing in between. Went as high as 5,5...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By JOP
As being Swedish in Sweden I of course wear and...

As being Swedish in Sweden I of course wear and promote Swedish products... :D

I wear these:
http://www.jofama.se/mcsm/product_details.php?id=227&s=MC
Excellent quality, waterproof, reasonably...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,935
Posted By JOP
Excellent! :D Last words to an old friend...

Excellent! :D
Last words to an old friend...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By JOP
Hall Effect Sensor. Crank shaft position sensor...

Hall Effect Sensor.
Crank shaft position sensor on the 1100 oilhead engine.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By JOP
One good advice: When I did it I decided that I...

One good advice:
When I did it I decided that I knew better than all the doodads on the web, and only changed the disc and the spring. The pressure plate and the rest looked fine, so I just sanded...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By JOP
They swell overtime. I gave up and switched to...

They swell overtime.
I gave up and switched to metal tank on my -94 last year.
Over time I filed away the hole in the metal mounting ear and twisted the end with the thread. The screw would go in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By JOP
You answered your own question there... Hall...

You answered your own question there... Hall Effect Sensor=HES.

U-joints; take out the drive shaft and visually check the joints. Make sure that the grease is still inside the joint, not inside...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,227
Posted By JOP
Thumb Credits to an honest man! :clap

Credits to an honest man! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By JOP
No, you haven't done it. The procedure you are...

No, you haven't done it. The procedure you are referring to seems to be for a 1150. There are no pins to squeeze on a 1100. :wink:
If you look at the ukgser thread I posted above you will see the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By JOP
I'm not member either... You will find the...

I'm not member either...
You will find the thread at:
http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=312146

Interesting enough, a google search on the term "gear indicator switch r 1100" brings...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By JOP
Your gear selection indicator switch is probably...

Your gear selection indicator switch is probably bad.
It can be checked without tearing the bike apart by measuring between the pins in the contact. The contact is below the seat on the left side....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,312
Posted By JOP
I warmed it up with a heat gun and pried it off...

I warmed it up with a heat gun and pried it off with a plastic spatula. It could have been reused as it came off without damage. Adhesive residue on the tank was removed with acetone.
The original...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,906
Posted By JOP
And they have been used in military vehicles for...

And they have been used in military vehicles for ages...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By JOP
1994 GS @ 120000 km. (75K miles) Rough...

1994 GS @ 120000 km. (75K miles)
Rough notchiness at rear joint.
Solution: Ebay. Got one from a -96 that had rolled 35000 km (according to seller anyway). 180€ + shipping from Germany to Sweden.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By JOP
Most Audis from around maybe -93 to -00 have the...

Most Audis from around maybe -93 to -00 have the same pump.
I bought one at a "el cheapo" aftermarket store. I think I paid around US$50.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By JOP
He is called Dan Cata, and I believe that you can...

He is called Dan Cata, and I believe that you can find him in the vendors forum.
I'm waiting for my rebuild kit as we speak... The mail tracking system obviously doesn't jive very well between...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,804
Posted By JOP
I have generic foot pegs mounted to the vertical...

I have generic foot pegs mounted to the vertical part of thecylinder crash bars. They are too close to put my soles on, and would rotate if I tried. Instead I lay my legs over them for rest and knee...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By JOP
Well, I also have gray engine parts, but as I can...

Well, I also have gray engine parts, but as I can recollect, they used to be silver metallic.
What I mean is that your original colour code might be off a bit after all these years?
If I were to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 51,576
Posted By JOP
And fill the connectors with dielectric grease...

And fill the connectors with dielectric grease before reassembly to avoid having to do it again in a week...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By JOP
Well, if you're in Lithuania, then there is only...

Well, if you're in Lithuania, then there is only a small puddle of water between you and the main office of Öhlins in Stockholm. Why don't you call or mail them and order the parts you need? If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,368
Posted By JOP
It could be the injector as well. My RH...

It could be the injector as well.
My RH injector ticks much louder than the LH.

Do the stethoscope screwdriver test again, and hold it against the injector bodies.

JOP
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,619
Posted By JOP
Her is a source with a bit more international...

Her is a source with a bit more international character:
http://www.worldcarparts.co.uk/CarParts/tabid/144/ProductID/1749/Default.aspx

BOSCH nr 0580 314 068 is rumored to be an equivalent (it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,619
Posted By JOP
Yup! Part nr wouldn't be very helpful, as it is...

Yup!
Part nr wouldn't be very helpful, as it is vendor specific.
Go to www.biltema.se (http://www.biltema.se) and enter the nr 52207 in the search field. No pics there though.

I took a picture...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,619
Posted By JOP
For those of us who are in Europe I can now...

For those of us who are in Europe I can now confirm that the pump for Audi A6/100 (or actually almost any "standard" Audi) is a drop in replacement for the BMW pump.
I bought one (no-name lowcost...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,107
Posted By JOP
No, probably not. The black would be oxide or...

No, probably not. The black would be oxide or some kind of contamination underneath the oxide layer of the aluminium.
Acetone will only work for de-greaseing prior to painting.

If you want to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,107
Posted By JOP
Yep, pure acetone will do the trick. Thinner...

Yep, pure acetone will do the trick.
Thinner can also be used for de-greasing prior to painting.

/J
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,107
Posted By JOP
Buy your own instead. Your girlfriend's acetone...

Buy your own instead.
Your girlfriend's acetone is likely to contain oil, as I assume she is using it for nail polish removal?

/JOP
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