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Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mane
20 years from now, I probably won't be able to...

20 years from now, I probably won't be able to kick anything (including myself..) :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mane
Thank you for your advice everyone

I really appreciate your comments, please keep it coming…

My commute is mixed, with 50% mostly open road and 50% heavy city traffic…

Currently I'm leaning to the r100r, but not making a...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mane
Thank you very much folks, I see my concerns were...

Thank you very much folks, I see my concerns were real. Now the R100R is looking nicer…. :loll

Regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,100
Posted By Mane
Question Is a 74' R90S a good option for commuting?

Hi Folks,

I looking to make a comeback to the airhead community, and for that to happen I should first get me another airhead…:1drink

I would like to have another airhead GS as the one I...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-23-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mane
First of all, I don't have a 990 yet, but I plan...

First of all, I don't have a 990 yet, but I plan to find one soon.

The announced end of production of the 990 prompt me to finally get one.

I've no doubt the 1190 is a great bike, and I'm sure...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mane
Thank you very much folks, great advice from all...

Thank you very much folks, great advice from all of you.

I'll make a breakdown of parts and costs need and make them an offer.

I'll let you know how it goes.

Regards,
Mario
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mane
ICERIDER, Thanks for your advice, sure it...

ICERIDER,

Thanks for your advice, sure it would be a gamble. :D

Is condensation common on the LC8 engine?

I have only seen its effects on older air cooled engines so far.

It is my...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mane
Eek Thanks for your contribution to all of you.. ...

Thanks for your contribution to all of you..

After reading everybody's posts and doing some research here on OC and www.ktm950.info on the water pump issue, I'm having a hard time making a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mane
Yes, I worry about the possible damage to engine...

Yes, I worry about the possible damage to engine components if the bike was sitting for a while with this problem. No way to know for sure at this time.

However, I also wonder if any real damage...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mane
Bluhduh Milky oil on 07' 990 Adv?

Hi Guys,

I went to look at a 07' 990 Adv today and the bike looked fine until I took a peak at the oil (in the oil dipstick), and it was milky as if it has water on it.

My first thought was...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By Mane
Thumb Thanks everyone for the tips and reassurance. ...

Thanks everyone for the tips and reassurance.

Hell, I didn't got the bike yet and the farkle list is quickly growing.:deal

That snap out thing and the studs mods for the crash bar are genius!
...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-13-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By Mane
Thank you for your response Max! I'll look...

Thank you for your response Max!

I'll look more into the issue you report (tuneECU and the upgrade wp shaft & seal).

Regards,
Mario
Forum: Orange Crush 12-12-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By Mane
Question Purchasing 990 Adv second hand, advice wanted...

Hi Guys,

After lusting for a 950/990 Adv for so long, I've finally decided that I must get one and have been searching for a good second hand sample. So far, I've found a 2007 990 Adv black with...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-22-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 18,638
Posted By Mane
Yeah, split it, It would be a lot more useful for...

Yeah, split it, It would be a lot more useful for both groups.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By Mane
WanBam, I'm sorry to tell you this, but I...

WanBam,

I'm sorry to tell you this, but I believe Robert (aka wirewrks) past away months ago.

I don't know if someone else has taken over his website or business en general, and think you...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Thanks everybody for guiding me on this... ...

Thanks everybody for guiding me on this...

Last night I finally got some to work on the bike and put to practice the advice received here.

If found out that both rubber mounts were snapped off...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Thank you Jim, You're right, I should...

Thank you Jim,

You're right, I should probably upgrading the cable with the melted connector. I'll place an order at Max BMW tonight.

regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Nope, I'll add it to check list. Thanks

Nope, I'll add it to check list. Thanks
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Never mind, I found out the resistance is to be...

Never mind, I found out the resistance is to be checked across both slip rings. The reading is 3.5 ohms, BTW.

The rotor has passed the test, next is the stator and diode board.

regards,
Mario
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Ok... I really feel dumb to ask this, but...

Ok...

I really feel dumb to ask this, but I'll ask anyway...

I need to check for resistance between these two places?

http://www.open-consult.com/mario/bb/SlipRingRes.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Unfortunately it didn't fix the problem. I'll try...

Unfortunately it didn't fix the problem. I'll try to diagnose the diode board next and see what comes up. In any case I'll start to look for a replacement, even though I doubt I'll be upgrading to...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Ok

OK Guys,

I sanded the slip rings as Jenna recommend (motor running...) and checked the brushes contact and length per Bearer advice. havent checked resistance yet...

Here's some pictures...
...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Thumb Thank you folks!

Thank you folks, I hope to work on it later today. I'll get back to you with the results.

Regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,548
Posted By Mane
Bluhduh Possible charging problem, please help me diagnose...

Hi All,

My GS has developed an unusual behaviour and I was hoping someone could share some advice...

When I turn on the switch the GEN red light on the dash turns on and then turns off as the...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Mane
One Less Harley, I got it, if your ever have...

One Less Harley,

I got it, if your ever have a another calliper available for sale let me know, I'm interested.

Regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Mane
Hahah, why is that? Do you resell it...

Hahah, why is that?

Do you resell it afterwards, have a unusual short life span or just like to accumulate? :huh

Mane
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Mane
Thumb Thank you Jenna, that's exactly what were...

Thank you Jenna, that's exactly what were looking!

regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Mane
Oilhead calliper replacement for airhead GS

Hi Folks,

I remember reading a thread about fitting a oilhead calliper to an airhead gs (some adaptation is required) but don't remember the exact instructions and after several failed search...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Mane
Question Advice on second hand purchase...

Along with the coming of the new water cooled GS I'm starting to see a lot 1200GS's on sale on my local market and thought this would be a good opportunity to grab one.

I'm interested to get the...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,042
Posted By Mane
Question Recommend me the best Tent...

I've never camp before but I plan to do so in the future, however a situation has come up and I'll have to camp for one night with my oldest daughter (7 years old) in a few weeks. No bike related at...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,390
Posted By Mane
So many R100GS on exotic places, I feel oblige to...

So many R100GS on exotic places, I feel oblige to share...

StarBucks Guatemala... :lol3
http://www.open-consult.com/mario/bb/bbsb.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 148,223
Posted By Mane
Thumb Hey Stage, congratulations! You're a great...

Hey Stage, congratulations!

You're a great inspiration for us airhead gs folks around here!


Thanks for sharing the whole experience with us.

Regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mane
Ok, after reading all the opinions I'm...

Ok, after reading all the opinions I'm reconsidering how to go about this... :1drink

Have never work with bearings of any kind before, I'll need to validate the following...

1.For applying...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mane
Thank you guys, I'll try to leave alone the damn...

Thank you guys, I'll try to leave alone the damn pin.

regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By Mane
Pissed Paralever Pivot pins, WTF?

I've been trying to remove the Paralever Pivot Pins on my 94' R100GS, but the damn pin is stock. I remember reading somewhere that this pins are installed with red loctite. Is this true? If so, how...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By Mane
Question Paralever bearings

In the past days (or is it weeks?) I removed the transmission to attempt my first spline lube, and now that I began put it back together, it was brought to my attention that I also needed to check,...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mane
Thumb Congratulations! It looks like well setup...

Congratulations!

It looks like well setup GSPD, enjoy it.

You didn't mentioned the model year and milage.:ear

Regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By Mane
That's a good endorsement, AirWrangler. Thank you.

That's a good endorsement, AirWrangler. Thank you.
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By Mane
Thanks Box'a'bits for that link! I just have...

Thanks Box'a'bits for that link! I just have finnish reading it... no sure if I get it, but going to use the copper one anyway.

Regards,
Mane
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By Mane
Nickel based antiseize? Damn it.. The one I...

Nickel based antiseize? Damn it..

The one I got is copper based and it is rated up to 980c. I understand that headers are not suppose to reach such hight temperature on regular operation. :eek1
...
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