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Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By PaperBoy
Nope, the 1100 is lighter than both the 1150 and...

Nope, the 1100 is lighter than both the 1150 and the 1150 GSA.

R1100GS Weight - 243 kg (536 lbs.) wet.

R1150GS Weight - 249 kg (549 lbs.) wet.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By PaperBoy
Thanks all

Thanks for the suggestions. I'm going to try and get off work early tomorrow and sort this out. I'll check for fuel and the wiring for the switch. Then try a jumper for the sidestand. If that's it I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By PaperBoy
Help! '99 R1100GS Malfunction

This is the first time my bike left me stranded -- I was on the way to a friend's memorial and basically missed it last Saturday morning. Also missed a couple photo assignments and it drastically...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By PaperBoy
+1 on the timeserts -- from what I read a better...

+1 on the timeserts -- from what I read a better product and more permanent repair. I had two done at an auto shop and they are holding up well.
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
Are you sure it didn't go from Kent, Washington...

Are you sure it didn't go from Kent, Washington south to Vancouver, Washington near the Wash./Oregon border and then down? If it went the other way it would be insane.
Forum: Vendors 07-15-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
It's a tight fit, but I think I can make it work....

It's a tight fit, but I think I can make it work. I have a relay harness that allowed me to get the full voltage for the halogens and perhaps save my light switch (I had already replaced one...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
Here are a couple side-by-side shots LED and...

Here are a couple side-by-side shots LED and Halogen H4 in the Touratech Dual Headlight on my R1100GS. When I can ride again I'll do my own real world test. Also I need to back the bike out of the...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
Real World Use?

I've installed one Cyclops LED H4 on one side of my Touratech Dual Headlight on my R1100GS (comparison photos come later). It's a tight fit, but I think with some reorganizing of wires I should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,037
Posted By PaperBoy
Here's a whole thread on the B & W Tank

Hey, check out this thread on R1150GS w/ the paint scheme. I think they only did it two years, I really like it and it looks good on my R1100 with the beak transplant. There's also a guy on there who...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,037
Posted By PaperBoy
That's the way they all are

No option to set the clock any other way -- I believe all are 24 hour/military time. Pretty common in Europe I guess.

Obligatory bike pic -- w/ R1150GS tank and front upper fender mods and TT...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
Giving it a try

Okay, I ordered one and will fit it in to one side of my TT dual headlight for the R1100GS -- that is if it fits. Test it out for awhile and if I like it order one for the other side as well. Any...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
Thanks for the reply

Thanks for the reply ORR, did the LED make for an improvement in the quality of light for your application? I don't want to blind people, but felt the stock headlight w/ the original wattage bulb,...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 241,366
Posted By PaperBoy
R1100GS Stock or TT Dual Headlight?

I know it's a longshot, but has anyone tried one of these LED bulbs in a stock R1100GS "bus" headlight. They take H4 bulbs. In my case I actually have the Touratech dual headlight with the metal (no...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By PaperBoy
TT Makes Racks and adapters

I believe Touratech makes specific racks for mounting the pros to your bike. Doesn't the left hand pannier have the cutout for the exhaust? If so these racks allow for this so both bags will only...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,037
Posted By PaperBoy
Which Wolfman tankbag are you using on your 11GS?...

Which Wolfman tankbag are you using on your 11GS? Is it the right size for your needs?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16,125
Views: 9,643,921
Posted By PaperBoy
Tougher, maybe

Heck, I fell out of my parents old 50's Ford at a stoplight in Seattle sometime in the early 60's when I was just an infink (as Popeye would say). No rear passenger seatbelts, no parental controlled...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By PaperBoy
AT&T branded cords

AT&T branded cords are the ones for sale at AT&T stores, like the OEM cord that comes with your phone it works without giving you the "This cable or accessory is not certified and may not work...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By PaperBoy
Would an old VW one work?

Since there seems to be a lot of similarity between the clutch disk in older VWs and the R1100GS one, would an alignment tool for one of the old Beatles work? And if so, which one? They are mucho...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,769
Posted By PaperBoy
Here's what I did

(I replied to this in another thread as well)

I have the iPhone 5 handlebar mount, but liked the position I used to use with my Ram X Mount, above the instruments, not on the handlebars. I had one...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By PaperBoy
Thread Revival

I have the iPhone 5 handlebar mount, but liked the position I used to use with my Ram X Mount, above the instruments, not on the handlebars. I had one of those pieces with a ram ball on both ends...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,626
Posted By PaperBoy
Like mine on the R1100GS

I have the tall (one piece) on my R11GS and had basically the same results as Yeti, just wish mine was the extra tall. Thought I had a straight across trade for the taller one w/ a fellow inmate, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,963
Posted By PaperBoy
My Tribune Blue & White R1100GS

I did the beak transplant on my R1100GS and then went shopping for a blue and white tank. So now I guess I've got what you'd call a tribute R1100GS Pacific/Alpine. That's my good friend from college...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,542
Posted By PaperBoy
Your Experience May Vary

I bought a pair of the "Steptoe" head guards from an inmate here. He said he had some fitment problems and found a pair of used Stanton's that fit better. However, the Steptoe's seemed to fit my...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,127
Posted By PaperBoy
HF Motorcycle Tire Changer Attachements are Back

OK, there's several threads on the HF Tire Changer, including a few like this one bemoaning their being discontinued. This was just the most recent I could find so I thought I'd share the good news...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,542
Posted By PaperBoy
I got the same response when I made an offer,...

I got the same response when I made an offer, won't quote his PM here, but he seemed to think the Steptoe ones were cast iron. I'd love a set, either the used ones he's selling or the new ones, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By PaperBoy
PM me, I'd be willing to host a few photos for...

PM me, I'd be willing to host a few photos for you if you send them to me via email. I guess then I could put them on my PhotoBucket and send you the direct links to add them to your posts.

Gary
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By PaperBoy
Did you buy the R1100GS specific kit? I believe...

Did you buy the R1100GS specific kit? I believe you have to thread the brass contacts into the headlight shell from behind and then put those in the included H4 socket. He does this because of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By PaperBoy
According to Eastern Beaver's site you can put in...

According to Eastern Beaver's site you can put in higher wattage bulbs (note: these are usually marked for off road use only). I tried higher wattage ones and didn't get flashed, but they were cheap...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By PaperBoy
OEM came with H4 bulb and socket:

Mine had an H4 socket like this in the OEM Housing and I believe that is standard:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By PaperBoy
Relay Harness

Installation of a separate relay harness did a lot to improve my lights. It allows more power to the light and reduces strain on the hi/lo beam switch (I've had to fix my switch once and replace...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By PaperBoy
Some other colors

Was playing around in PhotoShop and came up with a blue and red version:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,296
Posted By PaperBoy
Covers aren't bad

Those covers aren't too expensive, like $12. I replaced mine with a new one from Max BMW after the second tab broke off.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By PaperBoy
Thanks for the nice comments

If anyone wants a copy of my file in a larger resolution size, just let me know. You could probably play with the colors in Photoshop or another program to make it match your own taste.

Hey,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,348
Posted By PaperBoy
Creating your own tank decals

I'm posting here, but this could apply to any bike that someone wants to add decals to. I just responded to an old post (Jan. 2013) about someone looking for tank decals and thought maybe I should...
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By PaperBoy
Make your own

I know this is an old post, but I was looking for new decals for my R1100GS and they only sell the anniversary ones at the dealer, but no other choices. And they're like $50 EACH. What I did instead...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By PaperBoy
Thanks, good to know. I'll look for a two pack to...

Thanks, good to know. I'll look for a two pack to have an extra on hand.

Gary
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By PaperBoy
Viton O-Ring Number

Okay, I read somewhere that if you replace the gas cap o-ring with the #348 Viton O-Ring you won't get the swelling problem from the fuel. However, there are a couple of Vitons with the same...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,373
Posted By PaperBoy
Never had an Airhawk, but like '05Train, I have a...

Never had an Airhawk, but like '05Train, I have a Touratech Kahedo. It's on my R1100GS and has an Alaska Sheepskin Butt Pad. Although probably not the answer for everyone, for me a harder seat seems...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 407,037
Posted By PaperBoy
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,813
Posted By PaperBoy
Oroville has Officer Annie, in an old patrol car...

Oroville has Officer Annie, in an old patrol car "manned" or "mannequined" by an old Resusci Annie (CPR training device). Uniform, blonde wig and OPD ballcap. She gets shuttled around town and works...
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