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Forum: Equipment Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By vintagerider
The Max Capacity Battery from Safebatteries.com...

The Max Capacity Battery from Safebatteries.com is readily accepting charging and there are no compatibility issues with the HP DM4. Even at this early stage of testing it outshines the Arclyte...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
In the case of Odyssey if the manufacturer tells...

In the case of Odyssey if the manufacturer tells you so and graphs the reduced life in "stationary use" just accept it. "Maintaining" involves a fine balancing act between undercharge, overcharge...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
... that you must be in politics. Skirted around...

... that you must be in politics. Skirted around each issue and every point.

Not to be disrespectful but you ignore real world experience that most like myself who have provided portable...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
Are you a gambling man? What testing have you...

Are you a gambling man?
What testing have you done on your battery?
What battery is in there?
What is the cranking voltage?

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The reality is that most vehicle owners refuse to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
Cy I don't debate any info on Li-ion. I have no...

Cy I don't debate any info on Li-ion. I have no experience with them as stated (and little interest for mc use). If you wish to dispute the Enersys specs and other user's experience be my guest. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
Oh but maintainers ARE required... for extended...

Oh but maintainers ARE required... for extended exotic cruises by stock holders.

Get a Hella 500 amp surge battery switch. I've posted pics on the install. I don't know why this is hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By vintagerider
Yea but what is the micron rating.???? No go for...

Yea but what is the micron rating.???? No go for f.i. You need 10 micron

Fuel is USUALLY pretty well filtered at the pump but there's always gonna be something in the tank, liner bits or ?

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
A few of your points are not correct. Odyssey is...

A few of your points are not correct. Odyssey is fully charged when at 12.84 not 12.6.

[note all of above goes for ALL 12v AGM batteries .. there's nothing special going on with Odyssey]

mm...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By vintagerider
Def You need not ride to "empty" if you power...

Def You need not ride to "empty" if you power drain the tank making use of the internal pump. As soon as the pump sputters shut it off and tip it to the right then finish the power drain. Don't...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By vintagerider
Laptop batteries for HP: Arcylte vs Max Capacity

Replacement Laptop Battery Comparison and Test results edited 7/24/14

Max Capacity from safebatteries.com uses Panasonic cells

Arclyte Premium uses Samsung cells

Aside from the cells used a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By vintagerider
You get what you pay for. These sort of light...

You get what you pay for. These sort of light nylon lines are vey common in cars. If the high cost of the BMW U is objectionable then I'd consider this. As far as the pump to in-tank filter, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,167
Posted By vintagerider
For long storage I'd use Odyssey, fully charged...

For long storage I'd use Odyssey, fully charged and disconnect the ground. The colder they are the longer they hold charge. Even at normal room temp it will hold a charge for 12 months. Only charge...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By vintagerider
Def I've posted the Gates 5/16" p/n for the...

Def I've posted the Gates 5/16" p/n for the internal pressure line a hundred times. Get it from Napa or one of the others. It's markedly superior. It comes in a one or two ft pkg but you only need a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By vintagerider
I found it easy to pull that seal. You need a...

I found it easy to pull that seal. You need a slide hammer. Drill the seal. Set a long sheet metal screw. Rig something to grab the head with the slide hammer. Comes out surprising easy this way. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By vintagerider
With BMW its likely going to be about the bottom...

With BMW its likely going to be about the bottom line. Whatever they can source cheaper is what you'll get. I suspect but can't prove that they experimented with the 17 ball and saw no...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By vintagerider
[ In depth preventive maintenance at 24k on 2009...

[ In depth preventive maintenance at 24k on 2009 1200 GS? ]

[ Is it worth changing input and output shaft seals even if there is no leakage? ]

Good approach which will save you money and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By vintagerider
Its all anecdotal but I'd stick with 90w GL 5...

Its all anecdotal but I'd stick with 90w GL 5 mineral in the FD and change it a lot. 77-100k mile longevity is excellent for that bearing. BMW has supplied both the 17 and the 19 ball versions at...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By vintagerider
2001 R 1150 GS here as well. Look for...

2001 R 1150 GS here as well.

Look for the Adventure spacers then try the 1150 ADV screen. I have a Wunderlich adv screen but not sure if they make it anymore. It's a nice compromise between...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By vintagerider
How smooth is the ride over pot holes? How...

How smooth is the ride over pot holes?
How many spokes are loose and what's the run-out of the wheels?
Do you know where I can get wheels cheap?
Are the shocks original?
Is BMW brake/clutch...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By vintagerider
Under the luggage porter The blue one is the...

Under the luggage porter
The blue one is the diagnostic connector (clips on the rear mud guard).

One is the purge solenoid for canister now gone.

The last would be for the CO pot, not...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By vintagerider
Ted Porter ... Beemer Shop, Scotts Valley, CA.

Ted Porter ... Beemer Shop, Scotts Valley, CA.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,518
Posted By vintagerider
Mo 1 gear oil- never. Too many bearing failures....

Mo 1 gear oil- never. Too many bearing failures. Mo 1 V twin for 11xx engine is excellent.

OP is speaking of R1200 of which I have no experience. On the other hand those with R1100 certainly...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By vintagerider
1150GS ABS II (to 2002 1/2) and 1100GS wheels are...

1150GS ABS II (to 2002 1/2) and 1100GS wheels are the same. I once bought a set of 1100RTP spoke wheels from A-S. It was a kit with a shorter RT center stand and RT speedo drive. I believe the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,990
Posted By vintagerider
Exactly. 20 years of threads and you still see...

Exactly. 20 years of threads and you still see these dangerous parts. Why is that? Perhaps a different approach? Push for a safety recall or post crash and burn photos in "Lets see your 1100GS".

...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,990
Posted By vintagerider
Hose replacement is not in any of the printed...

Hose replacement is not in any of the printed service schedules. BMW never voluntarily advised or recalled the defective non-anodized master cylinders either. Reservoir windows fall out, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,990
Posted By vintagerider
:deal It was 2006 or so that I reported on the...

:deal It was 2006 or so that I reported on the Galfer 1100GS ABS kit that they were hawking at the time and what a POS it was (still is?), specifically the makeshift adapter/fitting at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,990
Posted By vintagerider
Guess you did not notice the quotes. Those are...

Guess you did not notice the quotes. Those are just a few of the comments I've gotten from others. Two more I forgot: "If they needed to be replaced it would be in the 6k,12k or 50k service" ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,990
Posted By vintagerider
"I've had at least 30 or 40 bikes and I've never...

"I've had at least 30 or 40 bikes and I've never had to replace brake lines. There's nothing wrong with my brake lines. I Armor-all them when I clean my bikes and the lines last forever. I really...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By vintagerider
That's a standard flooded cell with battery caps....

That's a standard flooded cell with battery caps. Remove the caps and make sure that the plates are covered and the electrolyte is between the lower and upper level on the case. It's best to use a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By vintagerider
The Axixtech SLED04 was actually in response to...

The Axixtech SLED04 was actually in response to first having the oem reflector melt then having my taillight cut out on a dark mountain road. The 11x oem taillight develops high resistance at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By vintagerider
The SLED04 described above fits behind the lens...

The SLED04 described above fits behind the lens of that accessory. The reason these are better are the hd commercial electronics full potted in
epoxy. Vibration proof and submersible. Plus the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By vintagerider
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m48/vintageride...

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m48/vintagerider/BMW%20%20R1100GS%20MODS/LEDPolicetailight001-1.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By vintagerider
And the place I always begin is... can anyone...

And the place I always begin is... can anyone guess?

[ You got me. Where do you begin? ] TheRadBaron

fuel prep and delivery system, especially on an old 11xx
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,902
Posted By vintagerider
Wouldn't the Gulf be better? Knowing your...

Wouldn't the Gulf be better?

Knowing your sense of humor we're trusting that you don't actually do this.

15w50... refer to the rider's manual. Upper limit for 11xx is something like 90F...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,273
Posted By vintagerider
1998 and 1999 are considered desirable years for...

1998 and 1999 are considered desirable years for the 1100. There's improved crankcase ventilation and other refinements. Go with the cleanest, best documented and best runner. I'd recommend a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By vintagerider
Once you have withdran the slave and disconnected...

Once you have withdran the slave and disconnected the hose it comes you'll see that hose r-r is easy. Not hard to route.

I remove the hose from handlebar to slave making it easy to flush the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By vintagerider
The plastic QD's need to go before you have a...

The plastic QD's need to go before you have a fire. If that's the oem AL body filter you're using then that's the wrong application and also a fire hazard. Any external filter needs to be steel and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,766
Posted By vintagerider
No micron rating on that serviceable filter John....

No micron rating on that serviceable filter John. That's my point. Someone will install this then post a 20 page performance help thread until its finally discovered that there is a fleck of tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,766
Posted By vintagerider
Post your mod and parts used if you want to be...

Post your mod and parts used if you want to be helpful. More bad external ff mods out there than sensible ones. Amateur engineering isn't clever. Face in wind that's living. Towed and bowed at motel...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By vintagerider
I have a new bearing. Pm me if you can't find...

I have a new bearing. Pm me if you can't find one.

Heat to melt the threadlock before you break it loose or you'll strip the AL alloy of the front frame threads. You'll need a press to...
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