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Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By Steelraider
Torque Wrench

New "to me" 2000 R1150GS maintenance requires torque wrench values on most items. Within reasonable cost ($50-100) what brands are you using and how accurate are they? What range should I get? ...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,287
Posted By Steelraider
Just found this thread this evening and have read...

Just found this thread this evening and have read it straight through. And of course I'm left with a cliff hanger... Will it start ? Will it not start. ? How will this saga end ? Shame on you.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Steelraider
Guess I should go looking before I post. ...

Guess I should go looking before I post.

Found Magura rebuild kits at BeemerBoneyard for $49.95.

Sound OK ?
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Steelraider
Thanks guys, that's what I'll do. Will have to...

Thanks guys, that's what I'll do. Will have to check and see what I have. If I find that I have one but need to rebuild it, where would I find a rebuild kit?
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Steelraider
Been checking Max BMW's fiche and they show a...

Been checking Max BMW's fiche and they show a 17mm. ???

That's what I mean. Too many sizes . I haven't took mine off to check yet. Will do tomorrow. Someone tried to make this over as a CS...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Steelraider
R100T brake master cylinder

Just got a 1984 R100T that needs a lot of work. One thing is I feel the original Master cylinder has been replaced at some time and the one that is presently mounted doesn't work. Before I go...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Steelraider
Choke

I knew the answer was out there somewhere. Thanks guys, that's all I needed to know !!

Well, not ALL I needed to know but you know what I mean !!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Steelraider
R1150GS "Choke" or whatever

Purchased a 2000 R1150GS. Found a slide switch on left handlebar. Finally told it is the choke or idle enhancer or whatever Can find nothing in the manual, on this site or google to tell me what...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,504
Posted By Steelraider
Veterans

The longer I am out the more I appreciate a person in uniform, any uniform. Just lost a good friend (winner of Medal of Honor in Korea), call and talk often to a high school friend shot down 3 times...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,968
Posted By Steelraider
Fuel Strip

New to GS bikes, just purchased a 2000 R1150 GS, what models and years are affected by this problem?

Thanks,

Larry
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,739
Posted By Steelraider
Wax

I know I nshould just keep my mouth shut and slink off into the darkness , but being the way I am I have to say a few things. I have lurked on this site a couple of years now and have learned so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,739
Posted By Steelraider
What's the Best Wax for BMW GS Bikes?

Haven't seen this subject anywhere and was wondering what is the best wax/cleaner to use to protect the bike? Not worried about getting it dirty but would like to protect body parts as much as...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By Steelraider
Powerlet Connection

Exactly what I needed to know !!!

What a country!!!

thanks

Larry
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By Steelraider
Powerlet Prublem

OK, that answers it's use. I can't get a connection message on the charger. Is there a fuse in that line or another reason I can't get it to make a connection?
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 575,796
Posted By Steelraider
Powerlet Connection

I have a 2000 R1150GS and was wondering if the
powerlet connection on the left side of the bike can be used to hook up a battery charger to? What is the max current draw on this connection. Is it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By Steelraider
Powerlet Uses

I have a 2000 R1150GS and was wondering if the powerlet socket on the left side of the bike can be used to hook up a battery charger? If not, what's an easy way to get to the battery
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 575,796
Posted By Steelraider
Download Site ??

Is there a download site for BMW Airhead owners/Service manuals ???
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Steelraider
Source for Manuals

Is there a source for Owner/Service manuals that can be downloaded??

Thanks,

Larry
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 575,796
Posted By Steelraider
WTB Solo Seat for 1984 R100CS

Trying to locate the Solo Seat that BMW gave along with the standard 2 up seat on the 1984 "Last Edition" R100CS. I'm sure someone has one on a shelf that they never had any use for.

Also looking...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Steelraider
Moved to Flea

Wrong Forum, Sorry!!!
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,611
Posted By Steelraider
Helmet

+1 on the Nolan 43E Trilogy. Tons of features. Try Extreme Supply for best pricing!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,327
Posted By Steelraider
Clunk

Yeah, sorry about that. 1971 R75/5. Didn't realize there was a difference. I am OLD School (72 yrs old). The "clunk" thing brought back old memories. I found this problem the night before leaving...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,327
Posted By Steelraider
Clunk

Had a similar occurance many years ago. Turned out that 2 of the 4 bolts holding the "U": joint to the transmission had come out and one was loose and the last was still fairly tight. the clunk was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,292
Posted By Steelraider
Geocache

OK, I'll bite, what is a Geocache??

New to DS but getting ready to do a LOT of traveling doing things just like this. TOO FUN!!! Motorcycled for 45 yrs but not like this. Looking forward for...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By Steelraider
Battery

Using this search method does not produce any threads on Batteries or Battery Charging.

I plan on getting the PC680. Now, without a lot of tech talk, what charger is best for the battery??
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By Steelraider
Battery Charger

I greatly appreciate all the good advice received so far. This is the charger I have and appears to be what your talking about. If not please point me in the right direction.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,744
Posted By Steelraider
R 1150GS Battery Replacement

Well, it's that time of year. Low battery draining temps, thought my charger would take care of it in storage mode, but NOOOOO!!!!

I know there are threads on this subject but I still haven't...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 38,182
Posted By Steelraider
Money Sent

Money Sent! Looking forward to one !
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,940
Posted By Steelraider
Oil Cooler Guard

Count me in ! PM sent !!

Larry
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,529
Posted By Steelraider
Age?

72 riding a 2000 1150GS :freaky

Larry
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,029
Posted By Steelraider
THANKS GUYS !!! Exactly what I was looking...

THANKS GUYS !!! Exactly what I was looking for:clap

Don't worry, the bike will be treated like a member of the family. Heh, heh !!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,029
Posted By Steelraider
Which GS models affected?

I guess I'll ask again since the first posting was ignored !!

Which models of the GS are susceptible to the Final Drive failure gremline.?? Is it year specific, model specific ??

I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,029
Posted By Steelraider
Which GS Model?

OK, I'll ask, Which models of the GS are susceptible to the Final Drive failure gremline.?? Is it year specific, model specific ??

I have a recently purchased a 2000 R 1150 GS with 47K miles. Am...
Forum: Trials 10-19-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,144
Posted By Steelraider
You're probably correct in the "new approach" to...

You're probably correct in the "new approach" to today's bikes. (never rode one). I saw a world championship round a number of years back when it was held in Jasper, TN. Saw all the new bikes and...
Forum: Trials 10-18-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,144
Posted By Steelraider
Throttle Control

Probably going to step on toes, but when I attended trials schools in '70s given by Mick Andrews (World Champion Trials and Scottish 6 Days Champion 5 times) the emphasis was on Throttle Control. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,319
Posted By Steelraider
TICKETS ? Don't need no STINKIN' tickets !!

Aug. 1983. Columbia, MO to Rio Rancho NM. 1043 miles.( 16 hrs) Next day, Rio Rancho to Ventura, CA, 878 miles(14 hrs.) and 3 tickets in 2 !/2 hrs. 2 in AZ and 1 in Mojave desert. Riding a 1976 BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By Steelraider
Thanks to all for the info. Just what I was...

Thanks to all for the info. Just what I was looking for !!!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,783
Posted By Steelraider
Fuel Bottle Holder

Anyone know a source for MSR fuel bottle holders to attach to aluminum panniers?
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,232
Posted By Steelraider
Luggage tie down Straps

Looking for cheap tie down straps?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/110867190316?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 59,954
Posted By Steelraider
Problem??

So what was wrong with the bike that was "Out of oil" ???

Great RR. Have seen a lot of the highpoints on a Trip in 1972 on my BMW R75/5 with wife. 4000 mi trip.

Larry
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