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Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,767
Posted By Red Bull
Actually I did post the size and model of the...

Actually I did post the size and model of the adel clamp needed to properly secure an external fuel filter. It's been in service over 50,000 miles (few years) so I forget where I got it, its a chrome...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,623
Posted By Red Bull
These R1200 universal joint failures have stopped...

These R1200 universal joint failures have stopped me cold from considering any update. Perhaps it's time for the KTM Adventure. Still the most victories in Dakar! Sad, but a catastrophic failure like...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,767
Posted By Red Bull
Geez, after all that I wonder how my GS with...

Geez, after all that I wonder how my GS with remote fuel filter never failed during the baja 1000. Seriously, I've had more failures with the dam factory plastic detachable fuel fittings (I use steel...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,623
Posted By Red Bull
Good information and thanks for sharing We...

Good information and thanks for sharing

We all will die someday, but not all of us LIVE
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,623
Posted By Red Bull
Just a clarification on terms, the drive shaft is...

Just a clarification on terms, the drive shaft is the entire propeller shaft including the two universal joints that seem to be the primary discussion here. As a BMW tech I did replace the shafts...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,623
Posted By Red Bull
My r1000gs has over 100,000 miles with same final...

My r1000gs has over 100,000 miles with same final drive shaft and propeller

Oh I have a 97 R1100GSA and most of the 1000,000 miles were hard off road and sand. I've installed two clutches though.
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Red Bull
Thumb Thumbs up for ebmott (Santa Rosa Powersport)

So I just want to provide a positive customer endorsement to outstanding service I received from Tom Clark (Parts pro) at Santa Rosa Powersports! Im a mechanic and I needed a rather obscure o...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,300
Posted By Red Bull
I did mine, and used a doner GS hub and the rim...

I did mine, and used a doner GS hub and the rim from a HP2. Bucannan (sp?) spoke and rim did the work. The ride height was lifted, tarmac handeling was compremised but off-road was a lot easier to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,339
Posted By Red Bull
Red Bull (look-alike)

Hey! You copied my bike! (that of course the energy drink copied too!) :eek1

http://www.myhomewebsite.com/redbull/images/0411_Copper_canyon_MC_trip_Mike_022.jpg...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-20-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,828
Posted By Red Bull
:clap :clap :clap It's safe to say that any...

:clap :clap :clap
It's safe to say that any spring day, you will have at least one squid ride above their limits, most-of-the-time, just enough to shit skid marks in thier drawers! Sadly I have...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,899
Posted By Red Bull
Oakley factory pilot gloes

I am in my third set of Okley Factory Plot gloves... also know as "Swat tactacal and combat tactical gloves"

With more thna 100,000 (GS) off-road miles, I would not use anything else. Light, cool,...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,579
Posted By Red Bull
Here is the link on the placement of the securing...

Here is the link on the placement of the securing device for Jessy panniers.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27324&highlight=jessy+straps
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,579
Posted By Red Bull
Bluhduh Funny thing, for some strange reason I see people...

Funny thing, for some strange reason I see people use the LIDS to secure the accessories! No suprise when the lids rip-off in a tumble. I (long time ago) I posted mesurements for secureing straps...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,207
Posted By Red Bull
Talking As I mentioned in my replay, it DOES work, simply...

As I mentioned in my replay, it DOES work, simply use the Radio Shack part as indicated in my earlier posting. Only issue I get is occasional contact white noise (remedy simple twist connections). ...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,207
Posted By Red Bull
Simple remedy, Radioshack Part# 274-381 (1/8" to...

Simple remedy, Radioshack Part# 274-381 (1/8" to 3/32) Mono plug (3/32") that accomidates a standard stereo 1/8" jack. I had to turn auto leve to #1 else it was TOO loud! Cost $4.95 and use any...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 77,645
Posted By Red Bull
I sent you a PM and want to be added to this...

I sent you a PM and want to be added to this list. Thanks and GREAT WORK! :clap
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,975
Posted By Red Bull
oh my nose!

Well the problem is (form me) I wear corrective lenses, so I opted to use Boloe (SP?) prescription "blade" visors that I have used for years in bicycle and ski races. Except for the fact that they do...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,526
Posted By Red Bull
Mike, Realize that removing the cat code...

Mike,

Realize that removing the cat code plug will effectively instruct the monronic ECU to run rich as it does in "limp home mode" and is only a temporary solution. Have you sprayed the throttle...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,526
Posted By Red Bull
Gremlins! Dam those Gremlins! :eek1 So let me...

Gremlins! Dam those Gremlins! :eek1 So let me recap the facts"

1.) When you picked up your bike it ran perfectly for a short time, then the persistent problem cam back, (albeit a tad better than...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,526
Posted By Red Bull
Yes, JJ is right, these are also some of the...

Yes, JJ is right, these are also some of the things I suspect the techs looked at, and since they diagnosed the coil as too hot, well I guess the issue is resolved. But as a former BMW service...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,526
Posted By Red Bull
Mike - have the techs remove the cat code plug...

Mike - have the techs remove the cat code plug (to "limp home mode" where it will be much richer immediately!) Not that this is a permeate solution... but somewhere you may have an air-leak or the O2...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
yes 2 items changed at the same time

Yes both the potentiometer was adjusted and (red) cat code changed at the same time as mentioned. I'll check the O2 sensor output and report tomorrow.

I installed a Remus exhaust with NO catalyst...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By Red Bull
Put a piece of fabric softiner (paper type) on the top

This will help the helmet from getting the bacteria that can get really bad! :puke1 I use bicycle "doo-wraps" some have terrycloth head bands, others do not. I wash them with shampo (daily) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Keen eye! Yes you are right after I set this to...

Keen eye! Yes you are right after I set this to 380mv I turned off the instrument, then turned it on later for a photo, but being a goof-ball I was looking at the wrong end of the dial, (notice the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Fiddling around

Yes this is my EGA (http://www.motortraders.co.uk/xcart/catalog/product_16385_GUNSON_Gastester_Professional.html) I recall it cost me ~$250 a few years ago... and is a great investment since I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Adjusted the potentiameter with EGS to 2% CO2

Although this photo shows less than 2% CO2 I eventualy tuned it to exactly 2% CO2
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
checking the potentiameter for resistance (checked out OK)

potentiameter checked out (pins #2 and #3)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Replaced cat-code, adjusted potentiameter -WORKS!

Awesome help guys! :thumb After replacing the (red) cat code and adjusting the potentiameter (to 2% CO2) the engine runs perfectly smooth, and no hint of surging!

I will not compile the entire...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,097
Posted By Red Bull
Well yes, it CAN be done, especially when you are...

Well yes, it CAN be done, especially when you are far from civilization and you hear bears around you in the woods! :huh I had my GS on the center stand, and with the side stand lowered, leaned the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2006, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Missing CAT-CODE ...

Thank you for your input, I think we are onto something here! :evil When I reset the ECU (following the removal of (#6) fuse and cycling the full-range of of throttle as mentioned) I noticed that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
O2 sensor experience anyone?

I thought the O2 sensor (and temp sensor) send information to the ECU and accordingly, wold have a dramatic effect when cold... but as I mentioned, I "thought" it did this... any other people have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Well that is a mouthful.:puke1 I will make a PDF...

Well that is a mouthful.:puke1 I will make a PDF file and have it posted on the HoW, but for now here are the answers to the many questions:

1.) ECU the the same that came with my R1100GS (Yes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Hum pressure regulator... I will add this to my...

Hum pressure regulator... I will add this to my list:

1.) Bad O2 Sensor (any test for this other than R & R?)
2.) Bad ground at TPS ( will check resistance next)
3.) CAT-CODE needs remapped (I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Red Bull
I replaced my single spark (97 R1100GS) with a...

I replaced my single spark (97 R1100GS) with a 4-wire large coil that basically produces the same spark on all plugs via conventional wire and plug caps. I am debugging a black spark plug issue, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 12:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,526
Posted By Red Bull
I upgrade my single spark to a dual spark and now...

I upgrade my single spark to a dual spark and now I am having difficulty when cold, and spark plugs are very black. Once warm, engine runs well. Hum any resolution on this problem?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,097
Posted By Red Bull
I recently added this to my bead popping tools...

I recently added this to my bead popping tools box, Works well, very light and can not scratch rims! ($20) at: http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Bead-Popper-p-17559.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Engine works, plugs black...

OK, first the good news... After rechecking everything, I completed a 100 mile test ride and the twin-spark produces better low end, no pinging and smother (and yes more) power! Of course with 80,000...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
TPS set, timing (retarded) engine "gallops"

Thanks for the recall on setting the TPS, (see attached photo) I adjusted (both advanced and retarded the timing, and the bike will idle, but bogs as I give it gas, then after sputtering, runs hard...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Black plugs.. hal sensor timing? Position sensor??

When I removed the front engine cover I did mark the hall sensor, but I never had to remove the hall sensor from the front engine cover. So I never thought it would go out of alignment. Perhaps the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,992
Posted By Red Bull
Back together, runs, but black plugs!

Well after completing my "dual-spark head-job" the bike ran, rough. I needed to gas the throttle to keep a 1,200 idle, I completed a block test ride, and bike hesitated when on-gas, then KICKED ASS!...
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