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Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Manuelsv
Yup any oil is fine.. just change it on the...

Yup any oil is fine.. just change it on the recomended intervals. I change mine at 4K.. and I use regular dino oil no synthetic.. 80k Miles and no issues..
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Manuelsv
Same with my 1150GS I added bar raisers and no...

Same with my 1150GS I added bar raisers and no numb hands after that. No idea how that solves the vibration but it did for me ;) And it's a lot better riding position. !
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Please tell me more? :deal Any isues? Anything...

Please tell me more? :deal Any isues? Anything important?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Sucess!!!! Test Run 800KM all good..

So the storry ends well.. I ended up spending just shy of a million pesos.. about $390 USD... !!!:evil All new bearings in the gearbox, all new oil seals, new bearing in the final drive and new...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Awesome

This is Exactly what need! Tomorrow starts the rebuild!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Bluhduh Oil Seal Depth's

Ok so we are ready to assembe tomorrow.. and :hmmmmm
I have a question everyone keeps telling me that the oil seals should be at the correct depth. I understand that they should not block the oil...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Talking He said the same .. Clean them up a tiny bit.....

He said the same .. Clean them up a tiny bit.. Run them they will be fine might have a slight wine or buzz untill they settle, change the oil 2x as often for a while and keep an eye on the magnetic...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,237
Posted By Manuelsv
I have been riding my 02 1150GS for the last 14...

I have been riding my 02 1150GS for the last 14 months Since I left Phoenix and I'm currently in Colombia..
I think if I had to do it over again.. I would choose a smaller bike.. Don't get me wrong...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Thumb Great News!

Started Early this morning.. We dug into the fnal drive.. and started cleaning up my wiring harness that was in a sorry state..

:freaky But the great news..:freaky I was able to find all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,374
Posted By Manuelsv
Had a good discussion with my mechanic.. that TM...

Had a good discussion with my mechanic.. that TM bearings are an absolute must.. :clap and that they can be sourced locally.. Same for all the oil seals.. And then I asked about changing all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
On the hunt for parts

Ok so for the bearing get the TM Kind? Check!
Remove crown bearing on final drive and inspect.. + clean vent on final drive! Check!
As for the oil seals any recommendations? Best Price? And is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Thumb Output Shaft Bearing?

Finally got the transmission off the bike today and split the case.... !
First there was a lot of metal shavings but no obvious damage untill I picked up the main shaft out and felt a large wiggle...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Don't give up my friend!

Today.. We acomplished..
1)Refill the tranny and run thru the gears as a check.. Same problems with shifting into 3rd about 1/2 the times..

2) inspected gear lever and bushings all look solid.....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Yup absolutely.. Just spoke with the mechanic...

Yup absolutely.. Just spoke with the mechanic again asking about the tranny and the bearings.. He recommends that we just rebuild it completely I'll see once we get into the teardown.. but I'll take...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Sorry forgot to mention.. We did drop the oil on...

Sorry forgot to mention.. We did drop the oil on the transmission,.. I had changed it only a week ago.. 2,500 Miles since and we did find some interesting bits of metal on the magnetic drain plug,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Oil coming down the arm..

So confirmed oil is coming down the drive shaft to the final drive..:cry

Mechanic said he would start the tear-down tomorrow.. I also spoke with a local Colombian riding buddy who has a 2006...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
EXCELENT!! :wink: Will defenitely try this...

EXCELENT!! :wink: Will defenitely try this first.. :wink:

So far my steps will be:
1) take it to the shop,
2) remove dust booth verify that in fact oil is coming from the transmission
3)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
On it.. So far I have inspected the transmission...

On it.. So far I have inspected the transmission and there is about 1/2 the oil that should be there.. the final drive has oil almost full.. but since I have lost so much oil thru the final drive I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Update

Thank you all for the advice..
Well as for the situation.. after having slept well after having spent the last 2 days trying to get a big rig to bring my bike from Pereira to Medellin I finally got...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,359
Posted By Manuelsv
Transmission and Final Drive issues.. In Colombia

Bike R1150GS adventure 2002 82K miles so I was riding from Quito Ecuador back to Colombia.... I have been traveling for a year now left Arizona 14 months ago... Anyhow I left Quito 2 days ago and.......
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-08-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Still in Colombia..

Sorry no updates lately.. I have ben having too much fun in LoCombia. ! :clap
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Manuelsv
Worked for me..

I have the SMH5 found your page while searching for the same problem.. As suggested in this post; I held the jog dial down for 10+ seconds and I got the settings menu, I then re-activated the voice...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Teaser of my time in Medellin Colombia..

I've been really bad at updating my blog.. But here are a couple of videos of my fun times in Medellin, Colombia.. AKA: Paradise!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Nice Bike!

Don't tell me you also have a K12RS? Good taste in Bikes..
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 54,378
Posted By Manuelsv
Thumb In Colombia Yet?

Hey Radim & Lauren

Awesome \trip.. I just didmost of the same route you guys have been on and I am in Medellin Colombia taking a rest from the road for a few months..
I've rented an appartment...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 622,024
Posted By Manuelsv
Cool2 Medellin Colombia

Hello fellow wravelers.

I'm from Arizona.. Now traveling from Arizona to Argentina here is my tread on the trip: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=974701

I am now in Medellin...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Wink Honduras, Copan Ruins

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-30-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Cool2 Guatemala!!!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-30-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Long Storry.! But I am now In Medellin Colombia.. Ill uopdate soon!

Long Storry.! But I am now In Medellin Colombia.. Ill uopdate soon! :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-18-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Talking OOps!

Just Blasted thru southern Mexico... Yucatan to Tapachula 13 hour ride! But I am now in Copan Honduras.. I fugured I better leave something to see on the way back up! :lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-18-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Drift HD 1080P

Defenitely catch up! I'll gladly buy you some beers!
I am using a Drift HD 1080P but the audio is clear because I bought the external microphone (Straight from the Drift website) and wiered it up...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Toluca and Good Bye Mexico!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Mexico city!!! I love it here!

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Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By Manuelsv
Cry Headed South of Mexico City in a Week! Anyone join?

Hey guys.
I'm Headed south of Mexico City in a week continuing my trip to Argentina.
With the recent news about Harry Devert RIP :waysad

I think it might be wiser to not continue alone!...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Cry San Miguel De Allende Colonial town! Where Children are Kind!

San Miguel de Allende....

Life has its funny twists and turns, traveling like I have been doing has turned out to be much lonelier than I ever thought it would be. Just when I was having a low...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Guanajuato Magical Town !!!

After Guadalajara. I made my way down to Guanajuato.

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Guadalajara, Tequila and Lake Chapala!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,338
Posted By Manuelsv
Cry Puerto Vallarta/Bucerias to Guadalajara

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Manuelsv
It's the microswitch in the front brake..

I am going to disassambe clean and fingers crossed will work.. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Manuelsv
Stuck on full brake..

Well.. After inspection this morning.. it seems that it is in fact stuck on high meaning always brake light on..

So far I have checked the ground and it's good.. I don't have a multi meter just a...
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