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Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By charles960
fwiw

I have the same model bike. I love the ESA features. This requires special shocks. When you get new ones, you can abandon the ESA with cheaper builds, or some mfgs can accomodate the esa controls.
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Forum: Regional forums 04-12-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By charles960
Ron, you should be our marketing guy!:D ...

Ron, you should be our marketing guy!:D

We'll miss you , but see you next year.

Charles
Forum: Regional forums 04-08-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By charles960
Laugh 2013 Georgia Mountain Rally May 3-5

Spring is here and so is the fabulous Georgia Mountain Rally (21st year).

We have the steaks ready, the band tuned up,and a host of great vendors waiting for you!:freaky

World class riding...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,685
Posted By charles960
Fantastic

Great Stuff!
Gives us sick in bed with the cold something to do.
Wonderful pictures, etc.
Charles
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By charles960
UPDATE: Success

Since its not my bike, I would have updated either way:D
But, the proud owner used his fingers to feel his way into roundness and a friend snugged bolts.
I could not stand that level of ambiguity...
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By charles960
OK Men,

Thanks all for the quick and helpful responses. Looks like a rigging is in the future. I will pass this along to the man in charge
of the job (his bike).

Love ADV

Charles
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,331
Posted By charles960
Loan me a Clutch Alignment tool ????

I am helping a buddy with a clutch replacement job on his 1150 GS BMW. We need that tool to align the reinstall of the clutch.

I have already assisted in the project by bending his rear frame and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,768
Posted By charles960
me too

I have to report that I got the wobbles from the Trail Attack in the front and rear both. My shop laughed at me for even buying them. I went through several TOUR Attacks successfully, but NO LOVE on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,191
Posted By charles960
details?

How many miles on bike? Had it since new? What major repairs already completed over time?

I loved my 1100 in a special way, but my 1200 is superior in almost every way.

I vote to keep the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,407
Posted By charles960
lowered is a great question :D My trouble...

lowered is a great question :D

My trouble was always getting it OFF the CS fully loaded. The bike, not me.

Charles
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By charles960
Email fixified! Sorry for the flub. Cannot...

Email fixified! Sorry for the flub. Cannot spell own name:rofl

Thanks for the great words. We just did a 2 hour conf. call tonight and we are gonna have another awesome rally!

Charles
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By charles960
Opportunity FOR Vendors

dear Vendors:

The 22nd Annual BMW Mototcycle Owners of Georgia's Georgia Mountain Rally
is ON for May 4th - 6th, at the North Georgia Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA.

We LOVE our VENDORS and do...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By charles960
thanks all my 1100 had fixed forks, etc. ...

thanks all

my 1100 had fixed forks, etc. the flex just freaked me out a little.

Charles
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By charles960
Cool2 Should tripple tree have movement?

;08 GSA

When I push on the handlebars, the Triple Tree, and only the TT, seems to float L-R just a slight bit.

Normal? Part of dampening? Shot gasket?

Tia

Charles
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,478
Posted By charles960
Agree here too. FOrget messing w/ pipes on 1100....

Agree here too. FOrget messing w/ pipes on 1100. A nice Rhinewest Chip will give you addded performance across the range. Pipes = waste of money and lost performance.

CB
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,639
Posted By charles960
Looks like a good place to start. I'd place an...

Looks like a good place to start. I'd place an add in the local hipster paper for "Model Search" and just sit there with a camera :evil while the "hopefuls" performed to the click of the shutter...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By charles960
U did fine. Made similar purchase w/ extras at a...

U did fine. Made similar purchase w/ extras at a couple k more. Bike is flat out awesome.

If you are going off road, search booster plug here and get one ordered immediately. Learn to do some...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By charles960
nice find Looking forward myself.

nice find Looking forward myself.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,382
Posted By charles960
You are coming up on a service. Could be several...

You are coming up on a service. Could be several maintenance type things to get little ms piggy back to form. Chevron Techron additive has always been my choice for cleaning the fuel injectors.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By charles960
Yes.

The drive shaft was twisted where it mates with the final drive. I guess I reinstalled it "not perfect" some 15K miles back and it fatigued and twisted the ecore metal, not the splines!

Bike is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,211,617
Posted By charles960
dream bike, oh yeah!

N. Ga Mtns.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By charles960
Update

Found the vibration:clap

Well, not so:clap as I had to put in a new drive shaft. But, with some guidance from my friends at BMW Atlanta, I did the whole job in the carport for $220. Not bad.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By charles960
OK, This poorly written post is my fault. I...

OK,
This poorly written post is my fault. I have done all the usual checks, as has the dealer. There is a basic sticking point to what is the issue.

In addition to all usual things, I just had...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By charles960
Anyone port/polish boxer heads?

I cannot find my offbeat vibration. It was suggested my driveshaft had gone bye-bye, but its not speed specific enough in my mind.

Has anyone pulled the valves section of the cylinders and had...
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,766
Posted By charles960
you can rock the bike over to each side from the...

you can rock the bike over to each side from the ctr stand and a little more will dribble out if you want to be extra efficient.

I would never do that move again, personally.

CB
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,813
Posted By charles960
head wind

The only thing that has cut my mileage w/ any significance has been sustained headwinds riding on the slab.

Wish I knew the cool, "open loop motronic" lingo:deal but, I'll have to stay with wind....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By charles960
OK, first, thanks for all the replies..... ...

OK, first, thanks for all the replies.....

'course its 100,000 miles, not 100. So trust me, this is a new, unwelcomed vibration.

Will be checking end-play adjustment Saturday. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By charles960
vibration at 3K on up WHY?????

bike: 1100GS miles: 100K

Done: Valve adj & TB Sync at dealer; frame mount bolts REtorqued; new fluids; Front tire balanced; rotors reattached to wheels w/ new hardware; seafoam run through; new...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By charles960
couple things: look at www.bmwmoga.info ...

couple things:

look at www.bmwmoga.info the state bmw club of GA. They are doing a campout this weekend.

check regional forums for locating fellow riders too.

Charles
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-02-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By charles960
east texas w/ 2610??

OK, wrong forum, but if not here wherer?

I need someone near Tyler with ability to pull saved tracks off my Garmin 2610. I don't have any sw, and am giving unit to my cousin.

TIA
Charles...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By charles960
NO. The Hard Part actually reduces the range of...

NO. The Hard Part actually reduces the range of the forks by just the tiniest amount. No need for cable changes.
CB
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,221
Posted By charles960
Bad title

Yeah, the title mix up underlies how little I know about this bike. I guess I thought it was "really new" because of the TBD pricing on their web site. I have looked for years at the various...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,221
Posted By charles960
xr650r for 2012 News?

sorry if I missed the thread, diid search....

What is the feeling of the masses on this bike?

http://powersports.honda.com/2012/xr650l.aspx

Charles
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,912
Posted By charles960
IIRC there is a kind of valve deal between the...

IIRC there is a kind of valve deal between the tanks that controls the flow of fuel, that is where you problem lies, but I cannot tell you how to fix it. I have a dual tank of same era. Chilton's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By charles960
Thanks. That was the missing item, the "tank"...

Thanks. That was the missing item, the "tank" part of the job. I knew it was out there somewhere in cyber land/

Charles
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By charles960
I am too frustrated to keep searching! mERDE

I am too frustrated to keep searching! mERDE
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By charles960
Help me change oil in 650 CS

I have googled my fingers off and don't think the CS has the oil tank where the pictured bike's is.

PLEASE I am tired of this project. Direct me to idiots guide to change oil.

TIA
Charles
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 2,381,851
Posted By charles960
Now we know

Big Foot looks like Patrick Swazee in that sign.

I also construe the "evolution" bumper sticker from the two "young" men in the foreground:rofl

Charles
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,103
Posted By charles960
You are a frikkin' genius! May be the best idea...

You are a frikkin' genius! May be the best idea I've read in a month.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By charles960
I would get the type that fit to the bar end. ...

I would get the type that fit to the bar end. the other did not seem to do anything for me. in fact, i took them off to do brake fluid chg. and never put them back on. they were too far away from...
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