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Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By Beard
Brand new / 0 miles r1100 GS engine and final drive

so a couple years ago i bought a 95 r1100gs with 149k on it.
i was told the orginal owner was a hardcore and didnt want to be stuck out where ever with a broken motor.. so he bought a new engine and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 126,014
Posted By Beard
maybe the reverse psychology totally went over ur...

maybe the reverse psychology totally went over ur head.
email me at hotsexiboi4u69@aol.com
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 126,014
Posted By Beard
dood is looking for a sleep over.. i guess you...

dood is looking for a sleep over.. i guess you missed the "wink, wink"
its called keeping it on the down low these days..

this is adv not criagslist casual encounters.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,598
Posted By Beard
Do a search for what happened when my Speedo...

Do a search for what happened when my Speedo broke. Scary stuff.

Mine broke shortly after I did not clock the Speedo hub correctly. The Speedo cable exiting the wheel hub should always be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,261
Posted By Beard
ehh dont worry.. pull this hose off.. replace...

ehh dont worry.. pull this hose off.. replace with new hose. pour in fluid. bleed. check for leaks.

look into speed bleeders, makes it simple.

was in the same boat as u
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,093
Posted By Beard
explaining ur situation to the dealer u could of...

explaining ur situation to the dealer u could of sat at the dealer with a 6 pack and a $3 volt ohm meter from harbor frieght and solved it. another reason my cheap meter is packed for ever ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,133
Posted By Beard
i mean... we left near pittsburgh at 5am. rode...

i mean... we left near pittsburgh at 5am. rode down to ky tn border to pickup a flatbed my friend bought on ebay.. loaded up the bikes, and got home at 11pm.

with enough straps anything can work...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,843
Posted By Beard
5'10" 195lbs sitting on bike bike in neutral...

5'10" 195lbs
sitting on bike
bike in neutral can help.
kick stand down, get off bike
left hand on left grip
right hand on "U" frame bar just above reat suspension adjuster.
push center stand...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Beard
"follow your dreams" GS speedo failure in vision the night before.

It was a thursday night. I was in that state, right before you fall asleep. Here i go, sleep time, disconnecting for 7 hours. A vision starts. I'm looking out of my helmet in 1st person, suddenly...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By Beard
after shooting around town on a 79 kz650 i cafe'd...

after shooting around town on a 79 kz650 i cafe'd for about 3 months. i bought a 95 with 150,000 on it. didnt test ride or ride it home.. my friend did.. he also has a 95. I rode it when we got...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,428
Posted By Beard
i own 3 tents. I've slept in everything from a 2...

i own 3 tents. I've slept in everything from a 2 man $25 to a 1 man $800. And typically you do get what you pay for. But never underestimate the $25 tent.

ive own something like this for say 6...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,867
Posted By Beard
http://www.signsoflife.net/rv-travel-map.php ...

http://www.signsoflife.net/rv-travel-map.php

right side.
2 smaller sizes.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,126
Posted By Beard
yep had breather tube on my 95 1100gs (94 build) ...

yep had breather tube on my 95 1100gs (94 build)
took of breather tube. no oil.
used a large screw driver to pry up alternator.
tested tension via 90 degree twist of the belt in the middle.....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,854
Posted By Beard
http://www.aliexpress.com/products/12v-waterproof-...

http://www.aliexpress.com/products/12v-waterproof-fan.html
towards the bottom.. 50mm (2in) fans come in groups of 10.

ive seen similar chinese "water proof" fans in 60mm (2.36in) and 70m...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,854
Posted By Beard
let me know how it goes

let me know how it goes
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,315
Posted By Beard
great write up. thanks for the info. any...

great write up. thanks for the info.

any idea on how much brake fluid u used total, for flushing and refill?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,781
Posted By Beard
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/311116_...

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/311116_3291355943279_961590168_n.jpg
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/487134_3291355543269_174369678_n.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,986
Posted By Beard
i bought a 95 r1100gs in june '12 for $3300.. it...

i bought a 95 r1100gs in june '12 for $3300.. it came with a never used engine and final drive which is sitting in my buddys garage as art work

bike had 148k on it.. in oct did a 2700 mile trip...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
great idea with the washers.. thanks ...

great idea with the washers..
thanks
stainless steel washers.. that probably set u back say $30 :)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
right i have 3 - 12mm.. and 1 - 20 mm.. but if u...

right i have 3 - 12mm.. and 1 - 20 mm.. but if u look at my pictures.. all of the frame cups that u put the bushings into.. require at least 2 of the 12mm bushings for it to be close to flush. for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
are u able to take one bolt out and verify the...

are u able to take one bolt out and verify the length of one of the bushings.. ive been on the phone with the place i bought it from with out a solution yet
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
. 2 x 12mm = 24 to barely get flush on all...

.

2 x 12mm = 24 to barely get flush on all frame pockets..the 20mm would be too short
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
i understand.. but i have 4 spacers.. if i need...

i understand.. but i have 4 spacers..
if i need 2 12mm spacers in each frame pocket.. then i dont have enough spacers
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
ive came across that exact pdf already. and...

ive came across that exact pdf already.
and thats for 1150. 1150 is a different kit than 1100 / 850

and show me where u get "its just playing with the spacers"

says nothing of that sort.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
thanks for the attempt but we are from different...

thanks for the attempt but we are from different worlds..
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/7052...

http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/705291_3428727817490_1651073536_o.jpg

so you can see only using 1 12mm spacer.. it would do nothing and rattle between the bottom of the cup and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
brand new.. instructions in german.. ive built...

brand new.. instructions in german..
ive built cafe racers from the ground up for years.. i dont know if im over thinking things and over looking the obvious...
ill post some pictures in a couple...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,078
Posted By Beard
installing hepco and becker engine guards / crash guards on r1100Gs bushing size?

just got a hepco and becker engine guard / crash bar set in the mail today.
everything reads r1100 850 yada.. but it seems like the bushings are way to short.
when they slip into the frame "cups"...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
the big guy we rode home, worked at tire kingdom.

the big guy we rode home, worked at tire kingdom.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
im in johnson city, tn.. got 408 miles 7 hours...

im in johnson city, tn.. got 408 miles 7 hours riding tomorrow to get her home and make out with my wife.

and thanks to her for letting me go out on some adventure.. while she stayed home sick...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
well slight change of plans.. got on the bike...

well slight change of plans..
got on the bike at 9am. got off at 9pm. the dragon has been slayed, the blue ridge highway has been owned, and i think ive been on every back road in eastern TN.

...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
two wheel inn at tail of the dragon, deals gap,...

two wheel inn at tail of the dragon, deals gap, nc.. finally a proper garage for the GS free with room.. and yes i have a garage door opener in my room.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
thursday. well the GS couldnt stop at 337miles...

thursday.
well the GS couldnt stop at 337miles gainesville.. so we end up going from lake city, fl to deals gap - tail of the dragon - 460 miles.. i knew i brought my contour helmet cam for some...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
the trip plan ...

the trip plan
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/564942_3328992444168_844952237_n.jpg

giving my buddys bike a wash in planning for changing the rear tire in the motel parking lot...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
i was doing some wiggling and adjusting the whole...

i was doing some wiggling and adjusting the whole way.. but i dare not complain when the other bike was my buddy and his WIFE 2up.. she was a super trooper. we wanna do one of those iron butt 1000's...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Beard
And these little piggies went wee wee wee all the way to Ft Lauderdale

2 - '95 R1100 GS
3 - people

Pittsburgh to Ft. Lauderdale - Traveled 610 miles Sunday 21st, 540 miles on Monday 22nd

Left early in the morning sunday, My friend, his wife and I are riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,945
Posted By Beard
but over the years i have always used waxed...

but over the years i have always used waxed dental floss to saw off badges.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,945
Posted By Beard
back from the dead... anyone have a pic of the...

back from the dead...
anyone have a pic of the backside of a badge?

this is exactly the same size 82mm as whats on my '95 1100gs...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Beard
New GS owner SWPA

Just picked up a 95 r1100GS with 150k on it.
It came with a brand new motor and new final drive.
I was a little sketchy over the 150k but after looking around and seeing others with 200,300,400+...
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