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Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By rahji
Eh? R11GS coughs+sputters on cue, then is fine

This problem has gone on for a year and now I think maybe it's getting slightly worse..

A year ago I would have said: I start the bike, everything is fine. Then 7 seconds after starting, the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By rahji
my fault

I have to officially apologize to Kisan this time. Good to know: the microcontroller in the headlight modulator gets its power from the highbeam lead, so that already leads to the fact that it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By rahji
I saaaaaid I haven't talked to them yet. It's...

I saaaaaid I haven't talked to them yet. It's their fault it happened on a Saturday night, right? :) based on my past annoyances with these products I thought I still have the right to an early rant.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By rahji
Pissed grrrr kisan

Okay, I've been through two different Tailblazers and I've stopped using that product because it can't be trusted as far as I'm concerned. I was twice left without any tail lights and didn't find...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By rahji
perfect, this was just enough information for me...

perfect, this was just enough information for me to find a place for all of the spare parts - even the washers! :)


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I am here: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=32.749554,-117.242907
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By rahji
Photo of R1100GS right grip?

Ugh, sorry to ask this but.. I changed my front master cylinder and I didn't take a photo of what that area looked like before I took everything apart. I haven't found a clear photo on the googles or...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 160,111
Posted By rahji
Cave-man style tomtom bracket that I made the day...

Cave-man style tomtom bracket that I made the day before a month-long solo trip :)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rahji/4969107278/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rahji/4969110114/

Rob
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By rahji
Oh btw the mouth on these filters seem to be...

Oh btw the mouth on these filters seem to be about 19mm I.D. / 20mm O.D.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By rahji
Bosch part number 68002 and 68008 (and probably...

Bosch part number 68002 and 68008 (and probably some others) work fine. I have a BMW part number on my pump so I'm guessing it's original - didn't check the number. Anyway, I brought my holy rigid...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By rahji
I dont know if mine is original but it's not...

I dont know if mine is original but it's not black or white - it's brown. I'm guessing that the rigidity of it doesn't matter so much considering its function. The white nylon one is what Beemer...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By rahji
oh, beemer boneyard definitely has it - i was...

oh, beemer boneyard definitely has it - i was just hoping to put my bike together like today if possible. :) also, if i don't buy anything else, it ends up being close to the dealer price if i choose...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By rahji
Question Bosch part number for fuel filter sock strainer?

Does anyone have the Bosch part number for this doodad? I'd love to put my bike back together but I hate paying the dealer $50 when I know that there's a $10 Bosch part that i could probably ask...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By rahji
yeah, that's what i'm thinking - i suppose the...

yeah, that's what i'm thinking - i suppose the only question is whether it's a big deal to have all this soap residue left inside the tire and all around the bead. i think i'll just ignore it. i'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By rahji
Honestly I'm not so concerned about getting the...

Honestly I'm not so concerned about getting the bead seated this second time - if I get stuck again I'll go to a tire shop that speaks English and ask for their help. I did try most everything the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Posted By rahji
Tire advice

Hi all,

I removed my worn out rear tire a couple days ago and put a new one on the wheel - an empowering experience (and it doesn't hurt to save myself a couple hundred bikes extra that I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By rahji
Carbone-Lorraine sintered pads

Thanks for the advice. BTW, these are the pads I used: http://www.beemerboneyard.com/cl2430sbk5.html I'm also going to be changing the lines and the front brake master cylinder asap so maybe that...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By rahji
Question brake squeal

hey - i know this has been asked before, but it looked like it was always in reference to the r12gs which has a TSB that addresses it (i have a 96 r11gs). problem is that i changed my brake pads...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By rahji
no way - my bike doesn't have CAN-Bus and i'm...

no way - my bike doesn't have CAN-Bus and i'm using 20W50. i have been using only part synthetic though. :wink:

i'm not looking for a gremlin - i just want to stop getting the brzzt

rob
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By rahji
No nudity on her part or mine.. although when she...

No nudity on her part or mine.. although when she feels the electricity it's with an ungloved hand (that sounds awkward). Actually, now that you mention it - I feel the buzz in my clutch lever...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By rahji
could be static electricity, but i might have...

could be static electricity, but i might have described it wrong - it's not like a get a SHOCK (as in, you touch your car door in the morning and get a shock), but more like a quick BUZZ. if you've...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 1,005,511
Posted By rahji
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By rahji
Eh? electric shock/zapping in clutch lever?

My girlfriend said the other day that she felt the kind of pulsing electric shock that you get from 110VAC when she was getting off the bike the other day. She said she felt it when she put her hand...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By rahji
Kisan tailBlazer on R1100GS - mildly annoying

Hi all,

Just posting my recent experience with Kisan in case it's helpful for others in the future. The good part is that both the pathBlazer and tailBlazer are working on my 1996 R1100GS. The...
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