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Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2006, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Jaysgeess
I'm about to replace mine - what special tools...

I'm about to replace mine - what special tools are required? No mention in the manual.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2006, 01:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,208
Posted By Jaysgeess
A bit further up - near Bromsgrove. There's a few...

A bit further up - near Bromsgrove. There's a few of us lurking on the forum and pop up from time to time! It's one of the best forrums around for information. I'm no expert but if you get stuck...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,208
Posted By Jaysgeess
You should be able to check both the choke and...

You should be able to check both the choke and throttle quadrants to see if they are closing fully and that'll tell you if you have problems with the cables sticking. Messing around with one carb is...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2006, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,579
Posted By Jaysgeess
The '79 GS80 Enduro built for the International...

The '79 GS80 Enduro built for the International Six Days Trials were monoshock with a Bilstein gas damper. The earlier bikes were twin shocks based onbeffed up road bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-11-2006, 06:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,275
Posted By Jaysgeess
Oh - SEXY:tb :tb :tb

Oh - SEXY:tb :tb :tb
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2006, 03:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,731
Posted By Jaysgeess
I perhaps expected too much for the price - the...

I perhaps expected too much for the price - the fit was not great, the cover just glued down to the base, the tab which fits into the rear of the top frame tube is a bit of bent alloy with clear...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,474
Posted By Jaysgeess
This is a page from the original 1981 brochure...

This is a page from the original 1981 brochure for the 80G/S and as you can see it had unpainted square valve covers - I think that the painted black covers came in on the paralever models in '87/88...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By Jaysgeess
I fitted a high fender to my '88GS a couple of...

I fitted a high fender to my '88GS a couple of months ago and got the bracket and grommit from my local BMW dealer. Can't remember the price but it was pretty inexpensive.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 45,881
Posted By Jaysgeess
Pirelli Scorpions work well for me - mainly road...

Pirelli Scorpions work well for me - mainly road and some light track work. They are due for replacement soon and thinking of TCK80s. What are they like on the road in the wet?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,731
Posted By Jaysgeess
I fitted a Siebenrock solo seat and rack to my...

I fitted a Siebenrock solo seat and rack to my '88 GS - as they state you also need the plate (4651375 kit) which the seat lock mounts on to.

It took quite a while to get my seat to fit properly...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 1,265,744
Posted By Jaysgeess
Not mine but a guy I met yesterday practising...

Not mine but a guy I met yesterday practising with the Vintage Racing Motorcycle Club was about to take it out on the circuit. Not a real Rennsport but a fun bike and it certainly sounded good going...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2006, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Replaced on my carb rebuild Bill. That was...

Replaced on my carb rebuild Bill. That was probably the first area I looked at having had wear problems on my 100RS carbs.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2006, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,394
Posted By Jaysgeess
Well may be an '88 but what's a year between...

Well may be an '88 but what's a year between friends:D
Where did you get your sump guard from Swede?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Jorge Getting the innards out of the beancan is...

Jorge
Getting the innards out of the beancan is pretty straightforward - getting the advance springs back on can be somewhat frustrating! I must have assembled the can for or five times and each...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Not sure if you are joking there or not!!!!! ...

Not sure if you are joking there or not!!!!!
But anything to take the mechanical advance out of the equation would be fine by me!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2006, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Don't worry I won't toss it! If I'd had the time...

Don't worry I won't toss it! If I'd had the time to go round looking for spare parts from other manufacturers I'd have gladly done it, but I need the bike back on the road as quickly as possible.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Pissed Finally tracked the problem down! See photo...

Finally tracked the problem down! See photo below;

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y247/jaystride/beancan01.jpg


This is the underside of the pickup shaft in the beancan. The red plastic...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2006, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,981
Posted By Jaysgeess
What size panniers did you go for? I like your...

What size panniers did you go for? I like your website by the way - some interesting reading there!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,981
Posted By Jaysgeess
I'm looking for some for my 80GS too. I've been...

I'm looking for some for my 80GS too. I've been looking at the inexpensive ones on http://www.eibcltd.co.uk/adventure_equip.html but getting them balanced for either side is a problem. The standard...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,019
Posted By Jaysgeess
Can't you slip it off the splines and move it...

Can't you slip it off the splines and move it round a coupe of notches to make it sit further in?
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2006, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 1,265,744
Posted By Jaysgeess
It was seeing a picture of your wee beauty on...

It was seeing a picture of your wee beauty on another forum last year that gave me the final push to get mine! What can I say but thank you:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jaysgeess
It's the official BMW parts software - very...

It's the official BMW parts software - very usefull!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By Jaysgeess
Very impressive and I love your clean workshop! ...

Very impressive and I love your clean workshop! Puts mine to shame:cry

What's with the split rocker cover? I'm intrigued!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,466
Posted By Jaysgeess
If I could have tracked down an earlier Dakar...

If I could have tracked down an earlier Dakar tanked 80 G/S I'd have gone for it but they are asking silly prices for them over here in the UK - if you can find them!

I've posted elsewhere on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2006, 03:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,466
Posted By Jaysgeess
I've got the R80GS - it's identical to the 100...

I've got the R80GS - it's identical to the 100 apart from barrels, pistons, heads and I think carbs. Nice bike if only I could get it to run as smoothly as I think it should!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2006, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By Jaysgeess
I have them fitted to my 80GS. The same pegs as...

I have them fitted to my 80GS. The same pegs as on the R1200GS incidently!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Thanks for all the advice guys. It's running...

Thanks for all the advice guys. It's running pretty well now with just a trace of roughness at low revs. In the end I replaced the rather old ignition leads, reset the valve clearances, lubricated...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jaysgeess
I fitted one to my R80GS a couple of months ago....

I fitted one to my R80GS a couple of months ago. Siebenrock were very helpful and the seat arrived within 3 days of ordering it ( I'm in the UK so not quite so far!). The rack has a bit of weld...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Balanced the carbs at idle and at around...

Balanced the carbs at idle and at around 1500/2000 revs. Diaphrams replaced although I didn't replace the springs. Thanks for the tip re the ignition leads - they look as though they have been...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,026
Posted By Jaysgeess
Rough running

I've a nagging problem with my '88 80GS. The bike goes through a rough period when declerating - revs probably around 2000 - 1500. I've stripped and rebuilt the carbs with new jets and main...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2006, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Jaysgeess
I'd flush through with gearbox oil until the...

I'd flush through with gearbox oil until the sludge seems to have gone, fill up, run the bike until the oil is up to temperature and drain and replace.

A common area for water ingress is the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,541
Posted By Jaysgeess
I've an '88 paralever 80GS and the tank has the...

I've an '88 paralever 80GS and the tank has the upper mounting loop. the Siebenrock single seat fits ok. It does not have the upper tang to fit into the upper loop but there is an indentation in the...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 171,305
Posted By Jaysgeess
1988 R80gs

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y247/jaystride/R80GS1001.jpg


Picked up my '88 80GS a couple of months ago and love it! Sold my 1150 GS in the summer to get an 1200ST and an airhead GS and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By Jaysgeess
Looks nice. Does it really need a push start...

Looks nice. Does it really need a push start with a 4X4 though?:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Jaysgeess
Siebenrock single seat

I've just fitted a Siebenrock single seat and rack to my R80GS. I also ordered their own locking plate as whilst the original one does bolt up ok to the front of the additional rack, the pillion grab...
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