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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-03-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By binman41
Hi All, Havent been on here in a while so...

Hi All,

Havent been on here in a while so an update to where the bike is.

Contacted BMW Mottorad customer services, they didnt give a monkeys, not even a slight bit of interest in what had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-15-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
It appears to be normal Oil to me?

It appears to be normal Oil to me?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Thankyou both. Did not know about the...

Thankyou both.

Did not know about the balance rod connector needing to be replaced! The list grows! :(
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-14-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Gona see if i can borrow a ring compressor from a...

Gona see if i can borrow a ring compressor from a mate..... The boys are into motocross so im hoping one of them has one and its universal for different size pistons? Should be i think!

There was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-13-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
So I pulled the crankshaft this morning ...

So I pulled the crankshaft this morning
http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-RNrGdtp/0/M/IMG_0875-M.jpg
Seems that you can just remove crankshaft and leave the piston assembly in situ....(I may...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-5tqQ4Nb/0...

http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-5tqQ4Nb/0/M/IMG_0868-M.jpg
Higher resolution of machined crankshaft, If you lookat the hole and then directly underneath it you can see the change in colour...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
So now I'm after some advice on the following: ...

So now I'm after some advice on the following:

I intend to replace the crankshaft bearings for the piston conrods and the balance rod conrods. The two piston crankshaft bearings seem to have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-67Ljbj5/0...

http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-67Ljbj5/0/S/IMG_0845-S.jpg
So with theblock split it was easy to very quickly diagnose that the balancer rod bearing had completed collapsed, I could wiggle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Okay so what I have found up to now: ...

Okay so what I have found up to now:


Dieselboys, write up thread on DIY cam chain replacement is an amazing write up. I found myself using the thread rather than the haynes manual to remove...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-xzs6bkN/0...

http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-xzs6bkN/0/M/IMG_0830-M.jpg

http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-hCpBpMJ/0/S/IMG_0832-S.jpg
Even more brass shards on gasket!
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Evening/afternoon all. So today and last...

Evening/afternoon all.

So today and last night i set about tearing into the bike to find out what was wrong:

http://binman41.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-hrJBLgj/0/M/IMG_0811-M.jpg
started...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
AHHHHH.....only just seen the replies about the...

AHHHHH.....only just seen the replies about the motor in Italy and its already gone :(

Gutted.

Haynes manual arrived this morning so am starting the strip and engine out of the bike. I will...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Hi DPM, I cant see the engine youve seen? Is...

Hi DPM,
I cant see the engine youve seen? Is it UK ebay or US ebay? U couldnt post a link for me could you? Even of its in the states i may be able to get it shipped across the pond! Thankyou
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,410
Posted By binman41
I have the Puig engine bars. Very simple to fit,...

I have the Puig engine bars. Very simple to fit, quick and easy. Kit comes with the correct bolts and spacers etc....) I added a little bit of loctite to mine when fitting just for peace of mind.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Hi all thanks for your responses. The engine had...

Hi all thanks for your responses. The engine had 3 to 4 litres of engine in. Havnt stripped the engine out of the bike yet as waiting for haynes manual.

Reaver, yes, i forgot to mention in first...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Just to add, My thoughts now are that perhaps its...

Just to add, My thoughts now are that perhaps its a collapsed bearing or main bearing gone, or it could be related to the balancing rod?

Are there any checks or visual checks I can do to look at...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By binman41
Engine problems!

Hi All,

First thread on here so please be gentle :) ..... I have searched for related threads but cant find much.

I have owned my GS 800 for about 6 mnths or so now, and up till now she...
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