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Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677362&page=2

Pictures are blocked at work. Anyhoo check out the link about the tab on the back of the rotor. If the belt got shredded it might...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,097
Posted By cantupshift
Did they top off the headlight fluid for free? ...

Did they top off the headlight fluid for free?

Was synthetic elbow grease used?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?342237...

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?342237-R1150GS-Gearbox-Drain-Plug
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,097
Posted By cantupshift
If you're not wearing BMW footwear then you may...

If you're not wearing BMW footwear then you may not be shifting it right.

Have you done a spline lube yet ?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By cantupshift
I've played this game before. Bottom of the...

I've played this game before.

Bottom of the sight glass to top of the sight glass is ok as I understand it.

When this happens to me I put in enough oil, slowly and watch the sight glass to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to the service center you used, and them...

+1 to the service center you used, and them making it right.

It's a lot nicer to hear this than "Well you should have known and asked that to be done, you need to pay the labor on the mount again."
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By cantupshift
Any thoughts to a M94 shaft instead?

Any thoughts to a M94 shaft instead?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By cantupshift
http://4x4icon.com/offroad/air/valve_stem.jpg ...

http://4x4icon.com/offroad/air/valve_stem.jpg

Basically the whole thing is rubber except for the core.

You need to replace the valve.

1. You noted cracking in the valve.
2. Soap test shows...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,969
Posted By cantupshift
Standing on the center stand puts all of your...

Standing on the center stand puts all of your weight plus gravity down on a fulcrum.. hell I got an F in physics. Center stand you get to use some body weight, and a little pulling.

Pulling out...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 853
Posted By cantupshift
And the FD drive shimming issues hadn't shown up...

And the FD drive shimming issues hadn't shown up yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By cantupshift
Did you adjust the valves? Did you have to...

Did you adjust the valves? Did you have to tighten / loosen them?

How much free play do you have on each of the throttle cables ?

When the bike is idling put your hand between the engine and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By cantupshift
TN here. Heard if you got a notarized bill of...

TN here. Heard if you got a notarized bill of sale would take care it except for the lien.

You can do VT bill of sale, get a registration and then register it in your home state later. VT...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to the cam tensioner, it cured my cold start...

+1 to the cam tensioner, it cured my cold start rattles. Mine didn't rattle though once it got pressure though.

No slave cyclinder on the R1100R, it's a regular cable clutch. I think the R1100S...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By cantupshift
Congrats on the new bike.. I've got the exact...

Congrats on the new bike.. I've got the exact same one with 88k miles, clutch disc was done at 60k, and the whole pack and disc had to be done at 88k.

Two things to start with.

Check the the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By cantupshift
I didn't have a recall, but when I spoke with one...

I didn't have a recall, but when I spoke with one of the tech's he told me that it usually took about a week to get parts in and you couldn't get expedited shipping.

I understood this as if BMW is...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,075
Posted By cantupshift
I hear you on the liability part. Didn't think...

I hear you on the liability part. Didn't think about that.

I was always tempted by the stainless bolt sets on flea bay to replace my fasteners. After reading here a while I realized what a bad...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,216
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to this, you've already got a 110v socket. ...

+1 to this, you've already got a 110v socket. While having an electrically corded impact wrench isn't as 'cool' and having a compressor and hose reel, it does get the job done. Same goes for the...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,075
Posted By cantupshift
Scope creep

I would download this in a heartbeat if I had an apple phone. This may convince me not to dump my old iPhone 4 on CL!

Little bit of scope creep here, but here's a scenario / feature request...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By cantupshift
Good to know on the legit DVD with the updates. ...

Good to know on the legit DVD with the updates. Is the folder content the same size as what's on the disk? I'd be concerned that I'd go to pull up a torque value and get a "Insert Disc into D:\"...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,950
Posted By cantupshift
Couple hundred miles I think, has been a wgile...

Couple hundred miles I think, has been a wgile since I let it get that full.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,950
Posted By cantupshift
R1100R here. I've played this game before...

R1100R here.

I've played this game before with the bike. Used to live .7 miles from work, one time I left sight glass was in the middle, when I got out of work it wasn't touching the bottom WTF...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By cantupshift
Slp 2.2

Ok, so the SLP 2.2, wiring diagram disk works fine, this is for up to 2008, the window isn't cut off like aclundwall's screenshot.

faux-Reprom that I've got won't fit on my SD card :baldy so will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By cantupshift
Have a friend who one up, it says it covers a...

Have a friend who one up, it says it covers a bunch of models which it didn't. Only covered the one. It also complains every time you fire it up that it's out of date.

I'm assuming, but can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By cantupshift
RT was always seem liked a cheaper version of...

RT was always seem liked a cheaper version of just plain old windows 8. It had the whole app store / AOL / walled garden nonsense that I didn't want to be a part of. If you wanted something to work...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By cantupshift
Drop box syncs your files when you come in and...

Drop box syncs your files when you come in and out.of.data connections.

There's lots of cheap atom windows tablets coming out. Toshiba encore mini $120, I had someone pick me up a Winbook.TW100...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By cantupshift
so the RT version of windows is more like apple...

so the RT version of windows is more like apple where you only have an app store to choose from. do not want.

here's a free dvd image loading program
...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By cantupshift
good idea!

good idea!
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By cantupshift
oooh those look neat, may end up being a bit...

oooh those look neat, may end up being a bit pricey.

also can't seem to upload a picture. :lol3

nah just a friend, girlfriend doesn't mind me helping her.
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By cantupshift
my phone won't turn on anymore, and mt car remote...

my phone won't turn on anymore, and mt car remote doesn't seem to work. related?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By cantupshift
no opinion, only questions

Is the fact that the cam chain rail might be coming apart going to hang in the back of your mind and distract you from riding?


Any idea by looking at the piece where it came from? i.e. can...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By cantupshift
I think I need a tall glass of Stara or Imperian...

I think I need a tall glass of Stara or Imperian Slivovitz before I try tackling the math on this one. Possibly a college course.



Not trying to get laid, just thinking if I can figure out...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,520
Posted By cantupshift
Building an electromagnet floor/field sweeper

So I bought one of those HF 17" magnetic floor sweepers. Cool, it picks up everything I drop in my shed. I wrap it in saran wrap to pickup steel filings and have them not get stuck on there.
...
Forum: The Garage 09-10-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,397
Posted By cantupshift
I've got an oilhead, so I keep an analog meter in...

I've got an oilhead, so I keep an analog meter in the bag. I've read that a digital one can be too slow to read the values out of the moronic (never tried, shame on me). Also that some things will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,076
Posted By cantupshift
My concern would be that three registrations and...

My concern would be that three registrations and then what? Hard drives die, if you replace you laptop every 3 years by year 10 you're in trouble when it comes to getting the software renewed.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By cantupshift
On my R1100R (3 spoke cast) all it took was a...

On my R1100R (3 spoke cast) all it took was a heat gun (had it), freezer (had it), some emery cloth ($5), and a blind hole / pilot bearing puller ($70 HF?) 2x4's to support the rim/tire and keep the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,482
Posted By cantupshift
Congrats on the new bike. Depending on the...

Congrats on the new bike.

Depending on the wrenching you're comfortable doing get more than one.

I've got all 3 of the HF ones 1/4", 3/8", 1/2". Why? I was patient and waited for them to...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,380
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Views: 301,373
Posted By cantupshift
Related...

Get new filter, fill it with oil. Rub dirty oil around new gasket ring. Try to thread it on, only catches a thread, seems to be undersized :confused.

Spill oil from overfilled oil filter down...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 63,763
Posted By cantupshift
Spending $1000 to look great would probably lead...

Spending $1000 to look great would probably lead to the following things:

1. People who own BMW bikes will complain more, online and be more vocal in the hopes of getting free service.
2. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 63,763
Posted By cantupshift
What's surprising to me is that BMW NA doesn't...

What's surprising to me is that BMW NA doesn't have an established set of rules and guidelines for handling situations where a dealer's technician did the job wrong, and another dealer is the only...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,634
Posted By cantupshift
Salvage title? I've heard that makes the bike...

Salvage title? I've heard that makes the bike ineligible for comprehensive insurance in TN.

Make sure you've got a mobile phone with data and can check the VIN to see if it's stolen. If not you...
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