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Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
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: 211
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: 791
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: 1,865
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: 1,050
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: 1,050
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: 1,050
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: 2,532
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: 1,446
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: 865
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: 1,099
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: 450
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: 1,492
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: 505
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: 19,810
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: 971
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: 1,099
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: 11,993
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: 11,993
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: 11,993
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: 3,750
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: 3,750
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: 3,750
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
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,474
Posted By JOP
They say that the human being is the only animal...

They say that the human being is the only animal that will do the same mistake twice... :wink:

I have boiled brakes in the Alps.... Twice.
Once in a 2 ton vintage Jaguar with auto trans (no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By JOP
Brilliant info for potential future use! Big...

Brilliant info for potential future use! Big thanks! :clap

/J
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By JOP
Yep! Noticed that too! I think the reason must be...

Yep! Noticed that too! I think the reason must be that they mark the heaviest spot, not the "120° point" closest to the heaviest point. During assembly you're supposed to get it as close to 120° as...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By JOP
If I had seen a hundred clutches with the weight...

If I had seen a hundred clutches with the weight mark at the same place, then I would assume that they were made in China, and that the manufacturer had no idea why they were supposed to put a paint...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By JOP
OK. I went through all this a few weeks ago. ...

OK. I went through all this a few weeks ago.

1: Make sure you get the "heavy marks" off by 120°. I've heard tales of horrible vibrations if this gets wrong.
2: The torque / angle stated in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By JOP
WHOA.... Hold your horses.... Do you mean that...

WHOA.... Hold your horses.... Do you mean that the starter from Opel Astra will be useful as a spare? Only the motor part, or the whole assembly (prob not)?
How did you do this? Elaborate please!
/J
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,456
Posted By JOP
There are generic top box mounting plates to be...

There are generic top box mounting plates to be had if you want the box to be easily removable.
Touratech has got a lockable model. Considering their price though, I'm planning on making some sort...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By JOP
Look around some more maybe? :ear This Dennis...

Look around some more maybe? :ear
This Dennis Kirk thing seems a bit pricey at $ 42? TT wants € 22 (~ $ 31 US) for a pair... And they are not known for selling even the cheap stuff at low price...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By JOP
They are aftermarket "mini"blinkers, used when...

They are aftermarket "mini"blinkers, used when you get creative with your pannier solution.
They are sold here & there... I have exactly the same, and mine are bought through Touratech Germany. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 103,392
Posted By JOP
Grungy throttle body

Sorry, but I feel a bit like backtracking to the oily LH throttle body.
I cleaned mine the other day, and the RH one only had some white flaky stuff after the injector port. Looked like some sort or...
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By JOP
Take two handfuls of bolts & nuts together with...

Take two handfuls of bolts & nuts together with some really strong detergent.
Shake well and long. Get the last ones out with a magnet on a flexible stick.
Phosforic acid will dissolve rust and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By JOP
Mine is exactly the same (-94 GS). I'm pretty...

Mine is exactly the same (-94 GS). I'm pretty convinced that the gas soaked plastic has swelled over the years.
If you drain and clean it, and leave it in the sun for a few years it will possibly...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By JOP
Go to any place that sells stuff for RV's, camper...

Go to any place that sells stuff for RV's, camper trailers etc. Explain what you need. Don't know exactly what it's called in english, but it will if fitted correct charge your aux battery when...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By JOP
Yup! My 1100 stopped its excessive oil consumtion...

Yup! My 1100 stopped its excessive oil consumtion at about 105000 km... :1drink
We're now pushing 120000 !
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-30-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,102
Posted By JOP
Thumb Great find!

Thanks for this great tip!
As being an old artillery officer I'm of course a complete map fetishist. I tend to collect all maps, useful of not.
This will do nicely in my collection.

I'm using...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By JOP
Thumbs down Warning- New Nolan 101 helmet

I recently went to the "customer fair" of a local bike dealer as I was looking for a new helmet to replace my old Nolan flip-up. This helmet has been an excellent companion for several years now, so...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2004, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By JOP
Back in the rain again...

Hi everybody.
Back in Sweden. Too bad! I could easily have spent a few more weeks there.
Unfortunately I mostly saw the inside of an office, but I took one day of sightseeing. Redwoods, HW 1 to SF,...
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