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Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 04:26 PM
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Posted By jva118
Ural for sale in TN

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1004443

Need to move this to make some room and finish up other projects.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I have tons of experience with vintage tanks....

I have tons of experience with vintage tanks. Brit bikes are what I mess with on a regular basis. Caswell is by far the best liner. I have seen too many instances of kreem liners deteriorating or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
What's the preferred method for removing the tank...

What's the preferred method for removing the tank liner?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
Previous owner put about 8k on it with no...

Previous owner put about 8k on it with no problems. The first ( I think) owner apparently changed it at some point as there was an extra. It was on the bike at some point as there were marks still on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
Not really wanting to go that far. Alot of work...

Not really wanting to go that far. Alot of work for that. And now there is no insulation on any of the original wiring.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
was the HES bad?

I just pulled all the outer insulation off the sensor that was in the bike. I see nothing that indicates a problem. I am just wanting to know for sure the sensor was bad. I know I changed it and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
Well the turd runs again! I replaced the...

Well the turd runs again!

I replaced the hall sensor with a rewired one that came with the bike. Both bench tested working. So who knows. I will cut back the wires on the one that was in the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
Coil has been tested: primary is 0.5 ohms ...

Coil has been tested:

primary is 0.5 ohms
secondary is 7 k ohms

the advwisdom site gives a spec of

.5 primary
13k secondary
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
HES is off and tested working cold . I have...

HES is off and tested working cold . I have another HES that I did not realize the previous owner put in with a few parts. It has been rewired and bench tests good. Just like the other one.

As...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
Tank lines and filter are good. Hooked pump up...

Tank lines and filter are good. Hooked pump up directly and shot gas across the room(what was left in filter and pump). I am assuming the pump is good. Not much flaking red coating came out of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I'm currently printing off and gathering up what...

I'm currently printing off and gathering up what I need to test the hes according to the advwisdom link. Tank is off. Wires look good at connector under the tank. Going to make a tdc tool and go from...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
OK. Heres the update. Went and bought an ignition...

OK. Heres the update. Went and bought an ignition tester/ spark plug tester. No fire! I tried it on one of my triumphs to be sure it worked. It does work. No fire on either side of the bmw.

Tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I did not notice the tach doing anything weird...

I did not notice the tach doing anything weird prior to the stopping. Thanks for the suggestion on where to get one.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I have checked all the fuses and swapped the...

I have checked all the fuses and swapped the relays. I even swapped fuses. Still nothing. I will try to go pick up a tool to check spark or voltage. I've heard not to ground a plug on these new...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I will look into that. I have strong pressure...

I will look into that. I have strong pressure when the pump turns on. Shoots across the room with line removed from injector. Then nothing. Upon cranking the engine I get no fuel at all. I the pump,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
All indications seem to point at the HES. Was...

All indications seem to point at the HES. Was hoping that was not the issue. Like I said earlier, just bought it and yesterday was the first real ride except for around the block.

As far as the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I plan on checking the hall sensor today. Do most...

I plan on checking the hall sensor today. Do most owners replace the just the sensors as in the link sent earlier? Or, is a complete new sensor and plate the way to go? In either case, where are...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
Another thing: I did notice when it quit I...

Another thing:

I did notice when it quit I could smell something like hot brakes or clutch. I was in a parking lot and barely moving when it died. Almost dropped it as I was turning at low speed....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
I have not checked for spark as I am unsure how...

I have not checked for spark as I am unsure how to do it on this new of a bike. The old tried and true pull a plug and lay against the head , I've heard is not recommended. I don't know how to check...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,812
Posted By jva118
98 R1100gs will not start

I have recently purchased a 98 r1100gs w/38k on it. Today was the first time I got a chance to ride it.Ran great for 40 miles. Went to a friends store and the bike sat for maybe 45 minutes. Started...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By jva118
Thanks for all the help. Between PDF emails and...

Thanks for all the help. Between PDF emails and hard copies from other members I should be set. This site truly never let's you down.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By jva118
R1100Gs manual suggestions

I recently purchased a 1998 R1100gs w/ 36k and very little service history. I plan on a complete service when it arrives. It's still in transit. What is the best manual for these bikes? I have a...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
Well, its almost 60 out and with some fiddling...

Well, its almost 60 out and with some fiddling she runs. I rode around a bit and re adjusted the carbs. Back to the same old bike. I tried tickling but never got any gas from the overflow tube. I...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
What's the float height supposed to be on these...

What's the float height supposed to be on these carbs? I'm going to look a little more this afternoon. The thing that keeps confusing me is how well it starts when it's warm outside.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
Thanks for the tips. I usually crank the throttle...

Thanks for the tips. I usually crank the throttle twice and no ticklers in warm conditions. Ive never seen gas come from the overflows regardless of how long the tickle. I cleaned them again last...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
I am going to mess with it a bit tomorrow and see...

I am going to mess with it a bit tomorrow and see what I can come up with. I was just wondering if others had this issue and what they did to resolve it. I know every bike is different. Ive had...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
From what I can tell they are for a /5 . I dont...

From what I can tell they are for a /5 . I dont know why they are on the bike but they work great except for starting it when its cold. Plugs read good, idles great, runs strong once warm. Just...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
<a...

<a href="http://s467.photobucket.com/albums/rr39/jva118/misc/?action=view&amp;current=B13F332E-AE6D-4CFE-A0EA-7B88D4ED8DFD-11081-00000E1F00FC7FA8.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
No I do not have the chokes or enrichers on the...

No I do not have the chokes or enrichers on the bike. I am assuming somewhere between when I got it and 35 years ago the carbs must have been changed. They are the older style with tickers.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,030
Posted By jva118
Cold starting a r60/7

I have a r60/7 that is a PITA to start when cold outside. It does not have the chokes/enrichment circuit on them. They have the ticklers. I believe they are the bing 54's. The bike will start first...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 601,026
Posted By jva118
1977 R60/7 for sale in the FM

I guess someone nuked my ad in the FM
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By jva118
Thanks for the info. Much appreciated.

Thanks for the info. Much appreciated.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By jva118
What to use to re-attach ID plates / badges

I have a 77 R60/7 that I need to re-attach the Id plates or badges on the motor. What is the best product for this? High heat silcone or rtv? What do you use?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 245,667
Posted By jva118
I see they listed it on eBay yesterday. Beautiful...

I see they listed it on eBay yesterday. Beautiful bike! Would love to have it.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 601,026
Posted By jva118
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 245,667
Posted By jva118
What are they asking for that beauty?

What are they asking for that beauty?
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,510
Posted By jva118
And ebay is not always the best source. I have...

And ebay is not always the best source. I have seen alot of people have friends run the price up on auctions. You can usually tell when you look at the bidding history and see new users or zero...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By jva118
Not looking for a show bike. Not even trying to...

Not looking for a show bike. Not even trying to pass it as all original. Just trying to get a realistic value of the bike so I know what to spend. I have owned the bike in the past for a short period...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By jva118
I have never noticed the fender was not original....

I have never noticed the fender was not original. Like I stated before I am not a bmw guy. Frame looks straight to me. Are you talking about the headset being bent down as indication of a front end...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 245,667
Posted By jva118
Yes it is a 70 tr6c and unfortunately the high...

Yes it is a 70 tr6c and unfortunately the high pipes are gone. Single carb , no bonnie head. I was going to make it my winter project but stumbled on the 70 tr6r and decided to put the others up for...
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