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Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Spyker
Thanks Rob. It is actually an old South African...

Thanks Rob. It is actually an old South African registration plate.
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Spyker
Well that is good news! I will start with the...

Well that is good news!
I will start with the carbs. Can I just clean them or will I need a kit to rebuild them?
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By Spyker
De-Winterizing an '81 R100T?

My friend asked me to get his R100T up and running again. It has been standing since 1996. The tank was cleaned/recoated just before put into storage so luckily there is no rust inside.

Apart from...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 119,746
Posted By Spyker
Pics or it didn't happen! :evil

Pics or it didn't happen! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Spyker
Thanks for replies guys. I will pay a visit to...

Thanks for replies guys. I will pay a visit to the dealer tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Spyker
2005 1200GS spare key limit?

I enquired at the dealer today regarding getting another spare key. I currently only have the plastic wallet key and a normal key.
Wanted to get another normal key but was told my GS only has...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Spyker
Hhmm.. I take this as a no then?

Hhmm.. I take this as a no then?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Spyker
New style heated grips vs. Old style

I'm tired of fixing my heated grips on my '05 GS. It seems the wire element keeps breaking. I see the later models have a printed heater that wraps around the grip.

Are they interchangeable? Can...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Spyker
Did the QD's change on the later years? Maybe the...

Did the QD's change on the later years? Maybe the it did not depress the ball valve? Another thing, the fuel distributor is different as well. That may well have something to do with it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,828
Posted By Spyker
How did a TB sync cure the clutch/transmission...

How did a TB sync cure the clutch/transmission noise? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,387
Posted By Spyker
Did a full service on my 2005 1200GS at 30 000...

Did a full service on my 2005 1200GS at 30 000 miles. Changed oil filter, 4 new spark plugs, air filter and all the fluids. Changed the rear brake pads and put a fresh set of Anakee 3 on.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Spyker
I think it's this part. Part no 46 63 7 673...

I think it's this part.

Part no 46 63 7 673 908

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51556&rnd=08102012
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Spyker
On second thoughts it looks like a tab connected...

On second thoughts it looks like a tab connected to the tank.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/09/evavygus.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By Spyker
Yip, mine has been going strong as well with no...

Yip, mine has been going strong as well with no major issues. And I love the servo brakes!! :clap
You quickly get accustomed to the "biteyness" of the servo brakes. I can stop on a dime with my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 15,596
Posted By Spyker
If I do not have any cracks on the flange and...

If I do not have any cracks on the flange and zero fuel leaks, is it still advisable to do the QD and boss clamps replacement?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 487,179
Posted By Spyker
Here you go! :clap ...

Here you go! :clap

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb121/dieterlubbe/1200GS/adv1_zpsfc4a4494.jpg (http://s206.photobucket.com/user/dieterlubbe/media/1200GS/adv1_zpsfc4a4494.jpg.html)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,260
Posted By Spyker
The rear rotor does not have any washers, my '05...

The rear rotor does not have any washers, my '05 model doesn't. The front rotors do have washers, but I see on the fiche that the bolt is different for cross spoked vs cast wheels. On my 1100GS you...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 42,316
Posted By Spyker
Just heard from the horses mouth. Launch is...

Just heard from the horses mouth. Launch is happening October this year only. Will have to wait a few months to get my hands on them! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By Spyker
You will not see a warning light on the dash for...

You will not see a warning light on the dash for the camshaft sensor. I had the same issue recently and the GS911 diagnosed a camshaft speed sensor..
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Spyker
Found the broken wire when I replaced the grips...

Found the broken wire when I replaced the grips tonight. Soldered back on and no more error codes from the GS-911! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Spyker
My right grip does not work. Where is the wire...

My right grip does not work. Where is the wire you are referring to?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By Spyker
Ok, an update. Installed the new camshaft...

Ok, an update.

Installed the new camshaft sensor and the GS-911 is still reporting an error. Took the sensor out and had a closer look. The pin on the relater ring sheared off when it made contact...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By Spyker
Phoned the dealer today and he has one in stock! ...

Phoned the dealer today and he has one in stock!

Will report back tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By Spyker
That is known in the industry as Suzuki tight....

That is known in the industry as Suzuki tight. :D:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By Spyker
Man up and wash the thing! :deal Unless you are...

Man up and wash the thing! :deal Unless you are using a pressure washer and not spraying directly into connectors etc you will be fine. Be sure to dry it out properly afterwards by taking it for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By Spyker
Found another thread with similar problems. They...

Found another thread with similar problems. They replaced the sensor in the end.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=382558&highlight=Camshaft+Sensor%3A
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By Spyker
Eh? Camshaft Sensor?

So I went out and bought a GS-911 today and hooked it up to my '05 1200GS expecting not to see any errors besides a heated grip that is not functioning.

Well lo and behold it reported a camshaft...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,387
Posted By Spyker
That's great! Now you can spend your savings on...

That's great! Now you can spend your savings on other farkles!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,387
Posted By Spyker
Very nice! Congrats! Do I see an Ohlins hiding at...

Very nice! Congrats! Do I see an Ohlins hiding at the front? What have you got on the back?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Spyker
I think for now will keep the OEM at the front...

I think for now will keep the OEM at the front until I'm comfortable with the bike. This is my first time on a boxer since my 1100GS burnt out last year.

When I do get one I will look for a 2nd...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Spyker
WP shocks? I thought it was Showa. Shows what I...

WP shocks? I thought it was Showa. Shows what I know about my bike. :D

Is there anyway to tell what the spring rate is on the installed spring on the Ohlins? Is it stamped on somewhere on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Spyker
Yeah, that was my first instinct as well! :lol3

Yeah, that was my first instinct as well! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By Spyker
Do I need Ohlins at the front?

So I bought a 2005 1200GS with 20k on the odo. It has an Ohlins at the back but the normal OEM one upfront.
Do I need to upgrade the front as well or can I stick with the OEM for now?

I do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,319
Posted By Spyker
Definitely. When I rebuilt my Dakar I took very...

Definitely. When I rebuilt my Dakar I took very few photos. Trying to figure out how to route the wiring harnass and all the cables was a fun job I do not want to repeat. Had I taken more photos it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,990
Posted By Spyker
Any update? :D

Any update? :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16,143
Views: 1,940,052
Posted By Spyker
Yes, the decals are from him. I actually...

Yes, the decals are from him. I actually shamelessly copied your Dakar, apart from the red subframe. I printed a copy of one of the photos of your bike and pinned it up in the garage. Was my source...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16,143
Views: 1,940,052
Posted By Spyker
To make a long story short, I bought a Dakar for...

To make a long story short, I bought a Dakar for the wife last year but decided to rebuild the bike from the ground up.

This is the state I got her in.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,319
Posted By Spyker
I don't have my notes anymore but I do still have...

I don't have my notes anymore but I do still have the old bearings. I will find the numbers for you.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,319
Posted By Spyker
Just to throw a spanner in the works, when I...

Just to throw a spanner in the works, when I split the crankcases I wrote down the bearing numbers and got exactly the same bearings to replace them with. Some of the bearings I pulled from the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 39,319
Posted By Spyker
I have a 2004 twinspark. Drop me a PM and I will...

I have a 2004 twinspark. Drop me a PM and I will send you the link
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