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Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,665
Posted By Zigger
Resurrection of 2 year old thread

All,

I have a similar problem on an R100 GS (no rear brake to speak of). The pads are still in spec (2mm+ thick, minimum spec is 1.5mm). Almost all of this thread focused on the pads, or on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 84,704
Posted By Zigger
final drive?

cgdR

I saw your quote below. Do you have the evo paralever rear end? I've got a clicking noise coming from the rear end on my 05GS with 17K on it, and the dealer tells me I need a new FD. (Say...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,951
Posted By Zigger
out of warranty hole in the wallet

My 05 GS bought used in 07 with 3500 miles on it. Out of warranty at 6K, no problems except the fuel gage flaky, which they didn't fix, said a software update would fix it. At 11k, grime on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By Zigger
Evo Paralever Final Drive Failures

I'm hoping to get some information on Evo paralever final drive failures. Mine seems to be going at 17K miles, with a steadily increasing clicking sound coming from the rear end, and now some...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Zigger
poor user

I'm not much of a user; i thought i had posted the thread, but when I searched using my username, i didn't find it. so i posted it again. Then, someone told me i should move it to GSpot for better...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Zigger
no, definitely a ticking noise. I'll take a look...

no, definitely a ticking noise. I'll take a look at the brake caliper tonight.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Zigger
the noise is cyclical, but seems to occur once...

the noise is cyclical, but seems to occur once every revolution of the wheel. In other words, it speeds up at higher speeds and slows down at lower speeds.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By Zigger
Question ticking noise

All,

I have an 05 R12GS with 15K on the clock. bike has been a headache to me since buying it in 07 with 2.5K on it. Oh sure, it runs like a striped assed ape, but at about 11K it started...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Zigger
GS Ticking noise in the rear

All,

thought i already posted this, but don't see it anywhere....

My 05 GS has 15K on it, and has developed a ticking noise in the rear end. It only happens when cornering to the left, and the...
Forum: Americas 09-23-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Zigger
lots to see

dick,

I think your planned loop is a good one, but it would be a long day; mapquest has it at 6 3/4 hours. you can do that quicker, but it's nice to see the roses.

I'd suggest cutting it down...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Zigger
ticking sound from rear end of R12GS

All,

My problematic 05 R12GS now has a ticking sound in the rear end. Pretty loud, and increases frequency with RPM. It only occurs when I take a hard left turn. Anyone know if this is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Zigger
abs filling tool

i plan on doing the brakes myself on my R12GS, epoxying a funnel to a drilled out cap as described by Hager et al. (I tried the cheap way of drilling out a rubber stopper and threading it in; it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By Zigger
brake filler

guys,

thanks for the hints. Looks like the boneyard price is very reasonable. guess i need to pony up the $50.

Unless, ribbon, if your 7000 mile road trip brings you through Northern NM in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By Zigger
brake fill adapter

I have an 05GS, and was getting ready for brake refill, and have the nice articles edited by brian Curry for these bikes. I was going to order the top cap for the filling adapter today, but either...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Zigger
job was quick

Thanks to all for the comments. I took the skin and tank (with 4 gallons in it) off in about 45 minutes. Luckily, I had the quick disconnect fuel lines, so nothing leaked. I may not have had any...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Zigger
Thanks for the responses, and Jim, thanks for...

Thanks for the responses, and Jim, thanks for letting me know that I'm not the first.... (Do you still have that Seca Turbo? I rode an 82 nonturbo seca 650 for years, and regret selling it)

So to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Zigger
R12 GS partial (front) brake bleed

So i made a boneheaded move.:cry Went to remove the front tire on my ABS 05 GS, and started by removing the brake caliper; however, I loosened the four torx bolts holding the caliper clamshell...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,839
Posted By Zigger
R12GS seals

Kback,

well, this was the best post I found on the subject, and even though it was getting a bit old I decided to see if it would resurrect. Not too many responses, so maybe all these problems...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,839
Posted By Zigger
out of warranty

So I've got an early 05, purchased with 2500 miles in April of 07, wouldn't you know I had a few software upgrades done under warranty at 5K, and then noticed oil seepage at both seals at about 7K,...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,167
Posted By Zigger
another option

if you really want to save $40 bucks, (or just get caught the night before a planned ride with your wife without the tool:cry), you can drop the exhaust system and that gives you access to use a...
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