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Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By zorba75482
The home mechanic can get these apart with a VERY...

The home mechanic can get these apart with a VERY good quality bearing puller and LOTS of heat. (Heat gun - not torch). As Pokie said there is a lot of force required so be very careful nothing...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By zorba75482
Good to know on the replacement. Still a PIA job...

Good to know on the replacement. Still a PIA job to do in my opinion. If I never go back in to one again it will be too soon. I also discovered a cracked input shaft bearing in my excursion in to...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,190
Posted By zorba75482
The direct replacement is unavailable. I recently...

The direct replacement is unavailable. I recently replaced parts on my lay shaft on my 90S with used originals because my buddy had one laying (excuse pun) around. Am on the look out for a later...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,128
Posted By zorba75482
Handling at any speed will be compromised....

Handling at any speed will be compromised. Straight line is bad enough but cranked over around a bend is rodeo time likely to end in an intimate encounter with a ditch it worse.


Sent from my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 119,568
Posted By zorba75482
1999 1100GS. 85k. No major issues. ...

1999 1100GS. 85k. No major issues.


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Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,820
Posted By zorba75482
955 Speedtriple was a favorite but H2 just has...

955 Speedtriple was a favorite but H2 just has that extra adrenalin hit


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Forum: The Garage 12-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,881
Posted By zorba75482
Very sharp sacrificial screwdriver tapped in...

Very sharp sacrificial screwdriver tapped in should get them. Picks probably too flimsy but Duluth Trading sells a good set with some tweezers thrown in to boot.


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 119,568
Posted By zorba75482
How many miles are on your GS, what year

1999 1100GS. 85k and running like a good'un

Changed drive shaft at 60k and spline lube. Was notchy but couldn't tell difference in the ride.
Couple of alternator belts and that's about it apart...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By zorba75482
Like he said. If it's not safety related buy it...

Like he said. If it's not safety related buy it back. Bought my 1100GS back and repaired with used parts. Not even a salvage title in Texas. Asked the insurance guy about title and he said if it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,111
Posted By zorba75482
Real interested to know how many of those against...

Real interested to know how many of those against lane splitting have actually EVER TRIED IT on a regular basis. If they can't answer "yes" then shut the hell up and leave the debate to those that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,673
Posted By zorba75482
Sorry, meant to type unmodified Sent...

Sorry, meant to type unmodified


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Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,673
Posted By zorba75482
I suppose everything is relative. I jumped off my...

I suppose everything is relative. I jumped off my ZRX on to the Nighthawk, so may have been a little underwhelmed. As long as it was for short local thrills I would still look at the I modified...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,673
Posted By zorba75482
Nope. Too sedate Sent from my iPhone...

Nope. Too sedate


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Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,673
Posted By zorba75482
RZ350. If that doesn't put a smile on your face,...

RZ350. If that doesn't put a smile on your face, you are dead!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,870
Posted By zorba75482
First BMW I bought was my 1100GS and immeditaley...

First BMW I bought was my 1100GS and immeditaley noticed the drone in 5th gear. Being the paranoid type I stripped the final drive enough to examine the bearing, found no issues and put it back...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By zorba75482
decision

Well looks like it's an Easterly direction........for now....Thanks for the input guys
Forum: Americas 06-19-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By zorba75482
East or West

Leaving out from North TX on an 8 day ride on Friday 6/22 but don't know which way to turn.

Last few years have headed West, CO, NM, MT, WY, ID, CA etc. Love the scenery, temperature and less...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By zorba75482
WelI I vote we just bloody go!

WelI I vote we just bloody go!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By zorba75482
http://www.brunos.us/ Spoke with him last...

http://www.brunos.us/

Spoke with him last wek and sems a rel nice guy.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By zorba75482
Got it thanks. So 1100S won't fit so it's off to...

Got it thanks. So 1100S won't fit so it's off to Bruno's for a refurb.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By zorba75482
99 R1100GS Drive Shaft Interchangeability

http://zorba.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/final-drive/21628860_H3v9gb#!i=1724931094&k=8VRg9jj99 R1100GS Drive Shaft Interchangeability
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Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,230
Posted By zorba75482
Well just to close the loop, I sold the 1100,...

Well just to close the loop, I sold the 1100, lived with the 1200 for bout 10k miles then sold it and bought back my old 1100:D

To be fair the 1200 was agreat bike but a little complicated and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By zorba75482
Thanksf or the reply. Do you have any issues with...

Thanksf or the reply. Do you have any issues with stuff falling out of the tankbag, it looks like a fairly steep lean angle. I have a magnetic Marsee but I guess the material will reduce the magnetic...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By zorba75482
1100GS Tank Cover

I am considering buying a Bagster cover to hide a previous owner's indiscretion. I have searched posts and can concurr that Bagster website sux big time!
If anyone has any images of a black Bagster...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By zorba75482
1200GS Risers

Tried asking in the appropriate thread but have no response, so here goes,

Can anyone recommend some risers that work with the BMW tank bag? Am not looking for great increase in height, just back...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,112
Posted By zorba75482
Can anyonr ecommend some risers that work with...

Can anyonr ecommend some risers that work with the BMW tank bag? Am not looking for great increase in height, just back an inch or so.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 37,112
Posted By zorba75482
I've read the thread but can't see if the Rox...

I've read the thread but can't see if the Rox risers work with the BMW tank bag on a 1200GS. Anyone know for sure?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,230
Posted By zorba75482
Thanks guys, am still teetering but am leaning a...

Thanks guys, am still teetering but am leaning a little more to the 1100. The 1200 is better in some areas- but not $5k better.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,230
Posted By zorba75482
Am I insane? 1100GS v 1200GS

Before I am labelled a spoiled brat, I need to say that I know the problem I have is one that many would like....but it's still a problem to me.

I have owned a nice 99 1100GS for the last 33k...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By zorba75482
1100 GS crashbar recommendations

Am looking for some advice on which crashbars to buy for my 99 1100GS. Used mainly on paved roads but am looking for something to help in any low speed (hopefully) crashes on gravel/dirt roads....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-15-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,474
Posted By zorba75482
Pissed I tried through the site also but it only gives...

I tried through the site also but it only gives me the option of loading through the wizard whichwon't connect to the internet. I received my disk from Garmin
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-15-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,474
Posted By zorba75482
The unlock wizard stops as soon as I have to...

The unlock wizard stops as soon as I have to conect to the internet. Says if can't connect. Disabled firewalls etc but still nothing. Obviously I can get on the internet or I wouldn't be able to rant...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-15-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,631
Posted By zorba75482
So now what?

So as a noob to GPS and having just bought my C2610 from Edge and just received my CN NA2008, that won't actually load on my PC for some unknown reason..... should I load the CN V7 supplied by Edge...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,519
Posted By zorba75482
Have been using a Tekhnic one piece with good...

Have been using a Tekhnic one piece with good results for about a year......until yesterday. The wet nut shock is amplified when you have complete faith in your rainsuit and then it fails:eek1 .
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By zorba75482
1100 GS Magnetic Tank Bag

Sorry if this is an old question but I did some searching and didn't find much.

Looking to get a mid size reasonably priced tankbag for my 1100GS and wondered if anyone had suggestions or pics. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By zorba75482
Service manager rode it today and gave it a clean...

Service manager rode it today and gave it a clean bill of health:clap

Apparently I have new owner paranoia and just need to ride the piss out of it to be cured:D

Thanks to all for your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By zorba75482
Will try all of the above. Am riding the bike to...

Will try all of the above. Am riding the bike to a BMW shop tomorrow for one of their techs to ride.

I am used to 4 cylinders except the odd Ducati or V-Strom so I may be expecting a little too...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 87,636
Posted By zorba75482
Better drawn than some of the things I see from...

Better drawn than some of the things I see from our CAD system at work:D .

I'm going to let a BMW tech guy ride the bike on Saturday to tell me if the vibes are normal and I'm just being paranoid...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 87,636
Posted By zorba75482
Not sure what the Yokes are, can you enlighten me...

Not sure what the Yokes are, can you enlighten me ? I marked the housing and cover before removal as per instructions in Clymer manual.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By zorba75482
Vibration question

Have read lots of threads but need some confirmation.

Have a 99 1100GS with 31k and notice a thrumming type vibe through bars and pegs that is intermittant. More noticeable with engine under load...
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