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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By container
5 day ride North CA in Feb: where to go?

Hi.

My girl is coming over in second half of February. I thought we would rent a GS and go for a ride, for say 5 days. I've dreamt of doing West on the bike for a long time, this might be a good...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
My dealer says that motronic part number 1341925...

My dealer says that motronic part number 1341925 is the same device as 1342747, just the catalogue number updated since '97.

If this is correct, what - besides bad Motronic - could result in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Ok, I'll let you know about the guessing game. ...

Ok, I'll let you know about the guessing game.

But first this simple question:

Does Motronic with big part number 1 341 925 written on it fit into my '99 r1100 GS 259E?...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
ah ... its hard to understand stuff, reading. ...

ah ... its hard to understand stuff, reading.

Let me just add to previous post that the new (2nd hand) Motronic DOES send spark and spray fuel ... but obviously at the wrong time. Engine won't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
I have a secondary coil available with spark-plug...

I have a secondary coil available with spark-plug wires attached (authorities version). I can replace, but ... why then the miss-matched engine timing??
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
I hope this is what you mean... ~12 mm...

I hope this is what you mean...

~12 mm socket height
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5538/9521129557_6f5c5f5794.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/74554969@N06/9521129557/)

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Poolside, what do you think happened to my engine...

Poolside, what do you think happened to my engine timing? Bad motronic?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
I turn the rear wheel forward in 5th gear and the...

I turn the rear wheel forward in 5th gear and the engine goes anti-clockwise, the fly-wheel teeth go up in the timing hole.

This is the position of the shaft end when the pump goes off:


it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
aha, ok, turn the engine into the right...

aha, ok, turn the engine into the right direction? well, I turned it clockwise as described [here] (http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/Oilhead%20Timing%20The%20Easy%20Way.html)

Will assemble the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
What do you mean by "turning it the wrong way"? ...

What do you mean by "turning it the wrong way"?
Here is the look through the "timing hole" if this is what you mean by "timing window" and "light"?


...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
This looks ok to me... ...

This looks ok to me...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3699/9516953961_f2b044c74c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/74554969@N06/9516953961/)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Thanks I will double-check that. BUT I have...

Thanks I will double-check that.
BUT I have been driving this HES for 4 kms last time the engine run and haven't touched it. It ran OK, in the morning it just refused to start. The only difference...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Guys I'd appreciate your wisdom here, This is...

Guys I'd appreciate your wisdom here, This is beyond me.
Bitte, this bike is driving me nuts.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Got a used Motronic off ebay 1 341 925 for cheap...

Got a used Motronic off ebay 1 341 925 for cheap [looks like crap, but the price i won!!] (http://www.ebay.de/itm/390639594352?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649). Put the bike nicely...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
I did, but I found out that maybe the guy who was...

I did, but I found out that maybe the guy who was supposed to do it got scared on the end and didn't. Oh well, people.
But now, another proof of strange motronic:
Voltage on the connector, key on,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Ok, done some inspection and measurements today. ...

Ok, done some inspection and measurements today.
I really feel noobish today not knowing what am I doing :clap

Coil, primary resistance measurement: 1.5 ohm. Spec is 0.5...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
BOpened up Motronic with a nice guy from the...

BOpened up Motronic with a nice guy from the chip-tuning world. Nothing fishy found in the guts. Nothing burnt, no water marks, sealed perfectly, looked like new inside.

My question to him: is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Newsflash, latest prognosis: Motronic NOT working...

Newsflash, latest prognosis: Motronic NOT working on another 1100 GS.


Will open it and take it to a car electrician and see if there is anything to be seen, pictures will follow. My further...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
Its not HES itself I have done a little...

Its not HES itself
I have done a little googling about on friday and found this:
http://www.bikersoracle.com/rs/forum/showthread.php?t=2462
"could hear a gentle electrical crackle evey now and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
So I got a brand new HES from Dan Cata, put...

So I got a brand new HES from Dan Cata, put everything together ... and it worked fine yesterday evening. Until today I try to start and the same problem.

Now this is bad. Haven't been ever as...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By container
ah. OK, I had to replace the fuel lines and now I...

ah. OK, I had to replace the fuel lines and now I don't have QD's anyway - too expensive.

BTW, is there a DIY QD's trick? I suppose clamps on fuel lines might destroy them on long run ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By container
Ill try fuel then

Thank you. I have a "spare" GS 1100 in my garage with working fuel supply. I'll just swap the whole tank assembly and see if this solves my problem.


@roger:
"top QD" would be top fuel line?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By container
1150 running bad (chocking, stalling) when tip-in acceleration

Hey. From steady ride, I accelerate suddenly for about 20% and the engine goes "NO, I don't want to do this!" ... feels like ASC on 1200 and sounds like she wouldn't have enough fuel sucking only...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By container
Not an expert here, but If I was there I would do...

Not an expert here, but If I was there I would do it. Seal on crank will wet your new clutch, not worth risking IMO.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By container
I think you would be more certain that the...

I think you would be more certain that the culprit was batt if it was really flat. They dont just die and you can ride without it.
I suspect rather a shorted wire. It happened to me, same click when...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,496
Posted By container
1100 electrics: 3rd HES died in a row, weird sparkling sound from underneath tank

Fellow wrenchers, please, I need some additional brains here.

I have now replaced the Hall effect sensor HES for the THIRD TIME in 2 weeks. There is a chance all have been bad and died, since...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By container
Hugh, what a cheap-ass marvel! I'll do this just...

Hugh, what a cheap-ass marvel! I'll do this just because it is SO cheap :evil

BTW, is there a "prefered" viscosity of the oil? Or the amount? I must be woried that it doesn't get sucked in, I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By container
haha, old lady ... well, I think anybody would...

haha, old lady ... well, I think anybody would ride like that on a bike with uninflated tyres and NO BRAKES :)

yes, the sound is awful. It is due to un-screwed exhaust pipes. I havent got time to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By container
The saga of 1150 RT-P :: how I had rebuild a burnt-down police motorcycle

Hi guys,

last summer I have bought a burnt-down 1150 RT-P authorities bike. It was a roulette for me and everybody thought I was crazy. I was. I have had many many issues getting the beast to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
[QUOTE=klrmatt;16314237] R1100GS (94-00) Rear...

[QUOTE=klrmatt;16314237]
R1100GS (94-00) Rear Shock S46DR1S
Length: 383mm
Stroke: 63
Shock PN BM424

hey, where did you get that specs?
I can't find anything useful on ohlins page, neither in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By container
Question iABS troubleshooting :: 4Hz blinking, servos constantly whine.

I have "Gen ON, ABS flashes at 4Hz = At least one brake circuit in residual braking function mode." error on 1150 2003 RT. When I turn ignition ON, after a while iABS servo motors begin to whine...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
Dan, thank you. I have tested HES with the...

Dan, thank you.

I have tested HES with the method described in the Wisdom, using LEDs attached to the connector and turning engine by hand. LED got lit properly on both top and bottom position. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
The episode continues. Installed the other...

The episode continues.

Installed the other coil to all four sparks and tested the lower two for spark: both sparky.

Engine still doesn't run.


Tested TPS: failed.
It behaves really...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
"lets listen to Dan" I say: reconnect...

"lets listen to Dan" I say:

reconnect multimeter to the coil-harness connector to measure voltage between pins while cranking. I measure this on the swapped 1100 coil. And this time I crank with...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
Cool2 Dan, thank you. I am always happy to see here...

Dan, thank you. I am always happy to see here fellows being really helpful.

About the coil: iI have swapped coil with other, 1100 one, that is supposed to be working, cable too. The coil...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
@Gas Guy: do you know of any other "good wiring...

@Gas Guy: do you know of any other "good wiring diagrams" besides these:


http://websunrise.org/manuals/auto/bmw/347.pdf
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
@dan Injectors squirt (hmm ... checked only one...

@dan
Injectors squirt (hmm ... checked only one thoug), pump goes on when I turn engine by hand, but no spark.
Checked HES with LED method, she is fine.
Swapped coil, she has 12V too, she doesn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By container
Question How can I test Motronic 1.4

Apparently I might have bad Motronic 1.4 on my 2004 1150 RT-P. As I have wired everything up myself & beeing a noob, I still think there is strong possibility of something being wired wrong or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By container
just to update my research today. googled...

just to update my research today.

googled how to measure Motronic 2.4:
Apparently you can not read fault codes from the diag plug (diagnostic connector) for Motronic 2.4 as it is written in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By container
does my 1999 r1100 GS have motronic 1.2 or 1.4...

does my 1999 r1100 GS have motronic 1.2 or 1.4 and can I swap to test?

Can any other sensor influence motronic not to send spark signal?
- oil temp sendor
- air temp sensor (people had some...
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