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Forum: The Garage 02-21-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,541
Posted By MsLizVt
Just curious ...

Eddie, hi!

Hope you don't mind me asking, but how did this turn out?

Thanks!



Liz
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,930
Posted By MsLizVt
Just some thoughts ...

Harley, hi!

It might just be an exercise with no results, and your wiring is fine. But you were asking for suggestions, the ground came to mind, and the corrosion did too.

The only other...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,930
Posted By MsLizVt
Found it ...

Here's the thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=636907




Here's where he was talking about:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,930
Posted By MsLizVt
Corroded wires ..

Harley, hi!

You're welcome!

Forgive me for not being quite sure where you're describing the main bus cable corrosion to be, photos would help, but Tagesk...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 11,930
Posted By MsLizVt
This might be good to do ...

Harley, hi!

Something that I've hardly ever seen anyone mention, but found to be a difficult problem to track down on my 1100 was the ground wire.

Check the connector, where the ground wire...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,335
Posted By MsLizVt
Oil and vinegar ...

Yep, Steptoe, that's the one. :D

I think those of us who have been through this before had a pretty good idea it was the rear seal.

But in all fairness to Girthy, sometimes when we don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,335
Posted By MsLizVt
Awesome job!

Girthy, hi!

Great job!

Thank you for the photos and the explanation.

That totally makes sense that it was the rear input shaft seal on the transmission. Thank you for the heads up...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,335
Posted By MsLizVt
Just wondering ...

Girthy, hi!

Hope you don't mind me asking, but how did this all turn out, and were you able to take photos?

Thanks!



Liz
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,582
Posted By MsLizVt
I'm just really curious ...

I'm not sure if this has been asked before, but I'm curious what bearings are used in the bottom end of these factory race motors, that would keep them together for so long?

Thank you in advance....
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,582
Posted By MsLizVt
There is a Class option.

Tomas, et al, hi!

Hope you don't mind me trying to help out.

There is a Class option. Just look for Class, click on it, and up will come all the options, including Malle Moto and ADV Riders....
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,582
Posted By MsLizVt
I've been here since just before the end of the...

I've been here since just before the end of the year, but haven't had much to add, because you all are doing such a wonderful job of it.

This years car battles are certainly interesting.
...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,582
Posted By MsLizVt
Just us diehard car rally folk ...

Troy, Hi!

I'm here. Just us diehards, are left.

Hope you and yours are well.

Enjoy,
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By MsLizVt
Just curious ...

GS Dog, hi!

Hope you don't mind me asking, but how did this turn out for you?

Thanks!


Liz
Forum: Americas 01-05-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,142
Posted By MsLizVt
Enough said ..

Come to Vermont. :D


Liz
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,569
Posted By MsLizVt
Hope you don't mind me asking ...

WT100, hi!

This is GREAT! It's totally given me ideas and confidence to do some of the projects that I've thought about.

Quick question about the mushroom, plug thingie. Did you have to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,416
Views: 297,941
Posted By MsLizVt
Still in the hive ...

Milechaser, that's another great tag!

Three Cat Pounces away from the old tag! ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-27-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4,416
Views: 297,941
Posted By MsLizVt
About a cat pounce away from my door step ... :)

Aaron, heck, that's a great tag.

And most of Route 4 was probably a good ride along the Ottauquechee, albeit, it was probably getting a bit chilly at time of day.

Oh, and when you went by...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-27-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,416
Views: 297,941
Posted By MsLizVt
Who's got their Gerbings on?

BigKidInVt to the Courtesy Phone Please.

I think there's a hive of ten inmates less than a cat pounce from there.


:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By MsLizVt
Just curious ...

Limey, hi!

Have you started to lean towards any particular year?



Liz
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4,758
Views: 293,571
Posted By MsLizVt
Team8, I'm so sorry about your daughter. ...

Team8,

I'm so sorry about your daughter.

Liz
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,758
Views: 293,571
Posted By MsLizVt
Best Wishes ...

Rideon2,

Sounds like he's got the determination to get through all this. With the love and support from his family, it'll make it all that much better.

You'll both be out on the bikes come...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
Now you have us all curious ...

BobLoblaw, Hi!

That's great for finding that. Thanks! :D

My guess is your question regarding going from low octane fuels to higher octane fuels while using Lennie's Sprockets is based on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By MsLizVt
Wow!!

Pictures??

:D
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
I learned out of necessity a long time ago ...

Lennie, hi!

It does help. And I think we're saying basically the same thing. My apologies if I got a bit too verbose. But I just started typing my thoughts, as best as I could explain them....
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
Good Information !

Thanks Max!!

:D
Forum: Vendors 12-20-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
Is this okay?

Last and not least, I'll try to answer your question, BobLoblaw.

Unless one is running a turbo, the dynamic compression ratio of these motors will never go higher than the state compression ratio....
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
I think I understand what Lennie is saying ...

I'll throw this out, and maybe it'll make sense. I'm getting kind of tired. It's almost three in the morning here. :D

The more power one wants at the higher RPM, the later one would want the...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
Dynamic Compression and RPM's

Dynamic compression changes based on intake valve timing.

You can have the same duration, but if it stays open after Bottom Dead Center, and the rpm's are low, the compression stroke will start...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
No bashing, please ..

BobLoblaw, hi!

I just read this great article. It totally makes sense, for Variable Duration Valve Timing.

The Formula One buffs can probably give more details of this, but they developed...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
But there are some other variables ..

Let me start with a couple of questions to Lennie.

Does your sprocket open the intake valves earlier or later, relative to the crankshaft rotation?

Another question, which Lennie might...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
Digging a bit deeper into Bobloblaw's great...

Digging a bit deeper into Bobloblaw's great question, how much will the compression increase?

If the cam isn't changed, then the duration that the intake valves are open won't change. ...
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 23,953
Posted By MsLizVt
Just wondering ...

Roger, hi!

Hope you don't mind me asking for clarification here.

What I'm reading is if the intake valves are open for a longer time, than the compression at TDC would be less, and if they...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,845
Posted By MsLizVt
I appreciate your help.

Eric, hi!

I agree with you. 99,000 miles on a driveshaft, and there's a good chance it's going to blow.

If you look above, I've edited my update to reflect that I think, as you say, they...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,845
Posted By MsLizVt
No Chrome Bashing In This Thread.

For an update on the paralever and driveshaft, we ended up putting a used driveshaft on the bike.

I had been "stuck" on the road for a week and a half dealing with this, and wanted to get back...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,845
Posted By MsLizVt
Check your boots frequently ...

[edit] As Eric2 points out below, u-joints in BMW's blow, they wear out. As a matter of fact, I've had three driveshafts go now, all at or over 100,000 miles.

However, in this case, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By MsLizVt
I'm just really curious ...

Def,

Thank you for mentioning that. It will be great to see Bruno's actual work.

And khlesea, if it's not too late, would you mind taking and posting photos of the joints/yokes/driveshaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,046
Posted By MsLizVt
Great bike!!!

SinCity, hi!

That's AWESOME!

Whether it's the 1150 or the 650 doesn't matter to me.

In my mind, you now own the bike of a Rock Star. It'll always make a great conversation starter....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,183
Posted By MsLizVt
Please post photos of Bruno's work ...

jdub, et al, hi!

I've been very curious, for quite a while, how Bruno does rebuild his driveshafts. Does anyone have photos of their own driveshafts after Bruno has done his magic?

I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By MsLizVt
Good Karma! :D

Good Karma!

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By MsLizVt
Did this really happen ?

MFOL, photos please ....


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