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Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By Road Warrior
Helmet Country Deal on Shoei Neotech

Just a quick note of appreciation to Jeff at Helmet Country.

He's still offering an Adventure Rider Member discount on the Shoei Neotech helmet of $ 515.00 for solid color including shipping.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Road Warrior
Yes, I know about the Boom Mike. It comes in the...

Yes, I know about the Boom Mike. It comes in the Sena package.

As far as mounting the Mike in the ChinBar and then wanting to use it with the ChinBar extented fully open, no it won't work. It's...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Road Warrior
Chin Bar Mic in Modular Helmet

Anyone have any ideas on how to connect a Microphone permanently mounted in the ChinBar of a Modular helmet like a Shoei Neotech to a communication system such as a Sena.

I've done this in the...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,302
Posted By Road Warrior
20S purchase

Adam phoned me at midnight his time to confirm my order for a 20S dualset had been shipped as well as a couple of other items I wanted as well.

Does he EVER sleep !!

A "HUGE" thanks to Adam and...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 24,083
Posted By Road Warrior
Hi Esmir. Regarding you not being 100 %...

Hi Esmir.

Regarding you not being 100 % happy with the hole size of the clutch spacer and requesting more time to get it right - I'm fully in favor of waiting for mine until you are confident of...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 24,083
Posted By Road Warrior
Clutch Spacer

Payment & shipping info sent Esmir.

THANKS !!!

Road Warrior
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 24,083
Posted By Road Warrior
Clutch Spacer

I'm in as well.

Will wait for your reply c/w paypal payment requirements.

Ron
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,024
Posted By Road Warrior
Thanks for joining ADV Rider Sena. Another...

Thanks for joining ADV Rider Sena.

Another feather in your cap for excellent customer service.

I'm surprised no one has asked this question yet - when is the 20S system going to be available....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Road Warrior
Your placement is correct. RW

Your placement is correct.

RW
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,296
Posted By Road Warrior
The only way to tell for sure if it's one of the...

The only way to tell for sure if it's one of the guides broken is to pull off the cylinder head and look. You'll be able to see quite clearly then.

Ron
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,296
Posted By Road Warrior
After reading your description & watching your...

After reading your description & watching your video I think you're right, it sounds very much like a broken Cam Chain guide. If you rev it up does the noise reduce in severity ( Don't get too...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Road Warrior
Try this solution. Take the sidestand off...

Try this solution.

Take the sidestand off the bike ( A 5 minute job) , put the pivot end in a vise then heat it up with a propane/oxygen torch in the middle of it's length, then bend it out...
Forum: Canada 02-18-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 23,500
Posted By Road Warrior
Congratulations James

Great to read your post about the new shop James.
I agree with others that have already commented - I'm looking forward to you and the new owners commitment to the BMW community in the Interior of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,634
Posted By Road Warrior
Final Drive Rebuild video

Here's a video with all the info you're after.

http://www.bmwlt.com/uploads/lt_final_drive_rebuild.wmv

Ignore the start with the horsie looking back at the camera !

The info he provides in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,046
Posted By Road Warrior
Potential Tranny Problems

Hi CGDRAKE.

I just went through a tranny rebuild on my 01 GS this winter.
My problem ended being a failing bearing on the input shaft at the front. Engine, end of the tranny. My clue was a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,538
Posted By Road Warrior
Final Drive Reapir

I agree with the other posters on this thread.

The video referred to above from the LT forum is an EXCELLENT source for a method to check and adjust the preload on the final drive bearings.
I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Road Warrior
A BIG THANKYOU to ADV Rider & BEMILTEN - Tranny Repair

It's not often "enough" that we show our appreciation for the wisdom on this site.
I had, what turned out to be a bad bearing on the input shaft inside the transmission of my 2001 R1150GS.

After...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Road Warrior
Why use sealed Bearings Inside a Oilhead Transmission

I'm in the process of finding out if I have a bad bearing in the transmission of my R1150GS.

I've been noticing a noise when riding that sounds like a bearing going bad inside the tranny.

In...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,552
Posted By Road Warrior
Thumb GS Oil Filters

Richard the same filters that Beemer Boneyard sells for your bike ( Bosch 72161 ) can be bought in Canada for approx $ 3.70 ea from www.autopartsway.ca (http://www.autopartsway.ca)
Buy $ 75.00 or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By Road Warrior
Concern with using JL Paralever Bushings on 1150's

I have a concern with using the JL Paralever Bushings on my 1150GS, or any 1150 for that matter.

Prior to installing the bushings I looked at what would be required to "REMOVE" the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By Road Warrior
The second battery mentioned in the previous...

The second battery mentioned in the previous reply is the
"exact " replacement you need for the Touratech unit.
It will solder onto the circuit board perfectly.

Thanks for that info GS Wayne....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By Road Warrior
I'm the guy that "DEF" referrs to in the previous...

I'm the guy that "DEF" referrs to in the previous reply to your query.

The battery is a CR2032 complete with welded on solder terminals.

Do not try to just solder wires onto a regular CR2032...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By Road Warrior
Darrel from Kansas. THANK YOU VERY MUCH...

Darrel from Kansas.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!!!

The link you provided to the Video on Final Drive repair was " EXACTLY" the information I was after. ( http://www.bmwlt.com/uploads/ )
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By Road Warrior
Measuring for Correct Shims for Rear Drive Big Bearing

I just have had the "Big Bearing" in my Rear Drive replaced for the THIRD time. I've been lucky enough all 3 times to catch the failure early enough that no other damage has been done, not even a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,137
Posted By Road Warrior
It's not grease, it's a combination of oil &...

It's not grease, it's a combination of oil & water mixed together.
You have to get the bike thoroughly warmed up to "burn off" the moisture.
A short ride as you described will hardly warm up the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,737
Posted By Road Warrior
Thanks for the kind words & comments on my post. ...

Thanks for the kind words & comments on my post.

My bike had approx 60,000 Km,s ( 37,000 miles ) on it when the bearing went bad but I've heard of failures much earlier than this and I also know...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,737
Posted By Road Warrior
1150GS Rear Drive Successful Bearing Replacement

I've just finished replacing a failed rear drive "Big Bearing" on my GS and thought I would share my experience with all of you.

First, I must thank -
Dick Fish's BMW Rear Drive Bearing Post....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Road Warrior
Big Bearing Part # for Rear Drive Wanted

Well, I've joined the ranks of all of you that have had your rear drive go south. I've caught mine early enough in it's self destruction that all that has gone bad is the "Big Bearing".
I'm going to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Road Warrior
Talking Replace Cam Chain Tensioner Success

<!--StartFragment -->So, the cam chain tensioner shows up in the mail this morning.

As I'm having lunch I decide to take the afternoon off, email my boss telling him so, and then get into...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2004, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,553
Posted By Road Warrior
ABS Reset & General Rant

First, a REAL BIG THANKYOU to the Adventure Rider Hall of Wisdom procedure on reseting the ABS computer on my 01 GS. My ABS went into a fault condition at the start of a 3 day ride a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2004, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By Road Warrior
Gluing Magnet

I hope the picture comes through.

It's been three years since I did this modification, so my memory is a little rusty. Yes, I had to file/grind down the rotor mounting bolt to get the proper...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2004, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By Road Warrior
Magnet Mount for Touratech

I've just glued the magnet to the top of one of the Rotor mounting bolts.
The bolts do not move, they allow the brake disc itself to move slightly in & out.
I've had mine mounted this way for...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2004, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By Road Warrior
Molex Plug Info

Newark Electronics has everything you're after!

www.newark.com (http://www.newark.com) or phone 1-800-463-9275 or FAX 1-800-718-1998

Let me know how you make out. If you have dificulty...
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