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Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By jdgmntDay
I've thought about this too - what's the most...

I've thought about this too - what's the most cost effective way to do this? I have no shims of my own, nor do I know which one I will need ahead of time. Do I just order one of every kind from MAX...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By jdgmntDay
Ah okay, that's what the C3 means. Found this...

Ah okay, that's what the C3 means. Found this bearing on amazon as well; this one is $30 cheaper than the BMW OEM one. Would this one work as a replacement for BMW #: 33 12 1 451 188, the tapered...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By jdgmntDay
Thanks for the heads up on the pivot bearings....

Thanks for the heads up on the pivot bearings. Looks like I'm stuck with those prices :/

Also, this might be incredibly ignorant, but I'm relatively inexperienced in the machining industry. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By jdgmntDay
1150 GS Final Drive Bearing Replacements - Hard Time Finding Non-OEM Source

I'm rebuilding the final drive of my '00 1150, and I recently sent this list to a couple of different bearing shops. They seem to be having a tough time matching up these part numbers, though I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By jdgmntDay
I hadn't even thought of that - yes it has been...

I hadn't even thought of that - yes it has been down a few times. Never skidding and sliding down the road, just dropped it a couple times when I first got it. Those bars look so rigid it never...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By jdgmntDay
Hepco Crash Bar Mis-alignment and Spacing Mismatch

Hey guys,

So I've had my '00 R1150GS now for almost two years, and I *just yesterday* realized my crash bars weren't symmetrical. I've been hearing a weird vibration noise on and off for awhile...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,632
Posted By jdgmntDay
Thanks for the advice so far everyone. I've got a...

Thanks for the advice so far everyone. I've got a bunch of getting back to people. Okay, here goes.



I've done a compression test (before the oil-on-the-boot) and it was a bit higher than...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,632
Posted By jdgmntDay
What should I replace while getting to and from piston rings? '00 1150GS

Hey guys, I've been slowly working on getting rid of the dreaded pinging in my right cylinder for about a year now. I've done everything I can think of so far to solve this problem short of going...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jdgmntDay
Finally got all my parts in and had time to...

Finally got all my parts in and had time to monkey with them today. Got my new Galfer brake lines on (they don't fit nearly as slick as my old ones and I'm disappointed - if I could do it again, I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jdgmntDay
Hmm, I think I used the wrong words there, def....

Hmm, I think I used the wrong words there, def. When I say misaligned, I mean I don't think the pistons are cocked at an angle in the bore preventing them from traveling. I think they are pushing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jdgmntDay
Thanks for the advice guys! I did a bit of...

Thanks for the advice guys! I did a bit of research on the Galfers and looks like they don't use the metal crossover line on the front wheel and opt for just a longer hose to get to the far side...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jdgmntDay
These look sharp and considerably cheaper than...

These look sharp and considerably cheaper than OEM, but it doesn't tell me exactly what's in the kit. Does it contain everything to do a complete line swap? All the washers, banjo bolts, etc?

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jdgmntDay
I found the brake rebuild kits at a nearby dealer...

I found the brake rebuild kits at a nearby dealer and can get them on order nor problem. And I've been looking at the prices for the OEM rubber brake lines ... woow I thought the kits were pricey!...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By jdgmntDay
'00 R1150GS High Mileage Brake Calipers Stuck and Misaligned

Hey guys,

I'm having troubles with my brake calipers, and I wanted to come here for advice before I hand these parts off to a dealer and say "Make these work."

I changed the pads the other day...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Okay, some more news. The 30-87 pin connector...

Okay, some more news. The 30-87 pin connector seems to be the best, because when I tried 30-86-87, the bike wouldn't leave first gear. At about 4-5k rpm, it would stumble and lurch so bad I first...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Ah, thanks for that pin diagram! I have search...

Ah, thanks for that pin diagram! I have search for hours for something similar and couldn't find one. In my latest image, I have 30 and 87 mixed up, meaning I had 30 and 87a hooked up when the image...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Okay, I switched the jumper around to 30-87 and...

Okay, I switched the jumper around to 30-87 and reset the motronic unit, and the bike does run a little better. Now I can get up to 90-95 in E'th before getting the pinging, and it's difficult to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Okay, I'm back. I ran some water through the...

Okay, I'm back. I ran some water through the offending cylinder in attempt to clean it. After putting it back together I took it up and down the highway to give it a test. I think it may have helped...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Back from the Dead. Again.

Reviving this thread from the dead again, though mainly this time so new readers can see the history I've had with this problem.

I've got the pinging back again. I didn't change anything since the...
Forum: EMEA 06-05-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By jdgmntDay
Haha that's a pretty good idea. And it sounds...

Haha that's a pretty good idea. And it sounds like an awesome ride. I'm not completely opposed to traveling across Europe like that, but I'm trying to stay centered in Germany for now. The conference...
Forum: EMEA 06-05-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By jdgmntDay
Planning a Trip to Germany

Hey guys,

I'm planning a three week trip to Germany this August for a three day conference in Cologne. But I figure if I got there weeks in advance, I can goof off and take an awesome vacation....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Hey guys. So I gave my bike a week or so to test...

Hey guys. So I gave my bike a week or so to test out the latest tweak - I made the steptoe jumper Roger was talking about and I can say with 99% confidence my bike is completely cured. It developed a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Being unsure of what ATF is, I looked it up on...

Being unsure of what ATF is, I looked it up on wikipedia - it is apparently either Aviation Turbine Fuel or Automatic Transmission Fluid (among about a dozen other results). Both of these seem...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Another update on this. I took it to the...

Another update on this.

I took it to the dealer who hooked it up to their computer. They didn't find any faults, but they did find that the rubber plugs on the vacuum ports of the throttle bodies...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Good and Bad News

So I checked the return fuel just now (life and rain got in the way for a week or two). The good news is that I get plenty of fuel back from the return line. Right at 2 L/m. The bad news is now I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
The taped over chunk is an torn-apart cigarette...

The taped over chunk is an torn-apart cigarette lighter adapter to power my GPS that I connected into the wiring. I put it in the electrical box as a place to keep it contained and out of the water....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Eh? Maybe something here?

I'm not exactly sure which plug is the one youre talking about, so I took a picture of it.

http://i.imgur.com/DbvwhHu.jpg

After briefly looking up what plug you might be talking about, it looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Wow, these are great responses. I've got some...

Wow, these are great responses. I've got some questions to answer here first, so here goes:

I'm running premium fuel always, so it's 91-93 octane depending on where I get it. I've been running...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By jdgmntDay
Revivng an old thread from the graveyard here,...

Revivng an old thread from the graveyard here, but I haven't for sure nailed down my problem and how to fix it yet.

It's not just 6th (Eth) drive, it's any gear in which I ride with high RPM and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Eek Hey guys, So I test rode that R1200GS at the...

Hey guys,

So I test rode that R1200GS at the dealer yesterday. The previous owner must have liked his bike to look tricked out because it had all sorts of aftermarket stuff on it - Barkbuster hand...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
I have had surging issues in the past, and they...

I have had surging issues in the past, and they go away after readjusting the valves. But it seems they come back (though not nearly as bad as they initially were) after about 3k miles or so. So it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
What's wrong with the servo brakes?

What's wrong with the servo brakes?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Hmm, yeah it is pretty high up there. I'm not...

Hmm, yeah it is pretty high up there. I'm not sure if I'd like having the RPM's lower by having the GSA transmission or not. I do a lot of cruising, and 3500-4k RPM at 70-75 is really nice.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Jim and Paul, that's great advice, thanks! I...

Jim and Paul, that's great advice, thanks! I think fixing my bike will either be more expensive than replacing it, unless I do the work myself which I don't have the facilities or time to do. It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Whoa guys, relax. I don't want to see the thread...

Whoa guys, relax. I don't want to see the thread spiral into a flame war.

What I've gathered so far is that while this bike I'm looking at is a good deal if I'm looking to move to the 1200, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Hmm, I hadn't thought about it, but it makes...

Hmm, I hadn't thought about it, but it makes sense that the actual 6th gear is geared lower than an overdrive E gear. I do like my overdrive too. I perpetually drive at exactly the speed limit and do...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Hmm, that's kinda not what I want at all. I like...

Hmm, that's kinda not what I want at all. I like not having the immediate power at my fingertips - I didn't buy a crotch rocket for a reason haha. Plus it keeps me from doing stupid things. And I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Yeah it is high mileage and it does have...

Yeah it is high mileage and it does have problems, so I won't fault him for a low quote. The $5k difference was after I inadvertently talked him down from $5900 (I was interested in the sell, so I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,795
Posted By jdgmntDay
Thinking about upgrading '00 1150 to 05 1200

So I went to the motorcycle dealership to look for some Rain-X equivalent to put on my helmet visor. They didn't have any. But what they did have is a 2005 R1200GS with 46k miles on it for 7900. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,107
Posted By jdgmntDay
I feel like a dummy. Sorry about that guy, it's a...

I feel like a dummy. Sorry about that guy, it's a 2000 R1150GS. I took a look at the relays in the fuse box last night - I didn't realize before that a bunch of them are the same relay just in...
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