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Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,589
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
here ya go -

Check out Feathered Friends sleeping bags in Seattle. They have two bags in the 32 degree range that are semi rectangular, made with very high quality down (the Penguin Nano 30 and the Puffin Nano...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Thanks for the link to photo instructions; in the...

Thanks for the link to photo instructions; in the meantime I located the proper sized O ring on the Mcmaster.com web site. For anyone who also seeks this o-ring here are the specs:
width - 1.5 mm...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Eek Well, I have now have photos and am embarrassed...

Well, I have now have photos and am embarrassed to say that my search for instructions on how to post them isn't successful. Where would I find photo posting instructions?
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
thanks for the fast responses! The O rings...

thanks for the fast responses!
The O rings shown in the above response are indeed for hex bolts # 13 and #14, however these two bolts screw into a large diameter plug (about 1.5") that fits into...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Question R80 G/S fork leak

So, I decided to rebuild my R80 G/S forks and completely disassembled them; this included removing the large plug at the bottom of each fork that the large hex nut that secures the damper rod and...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Hmmmm, my previous answer didn't print as I...

Hmmmm, my previous answer didn't print as I thought it would so here goes what worked for me, again-

Hyperlite black wire to KTM brown wire, Hyperlite red wire to KTM green and white wire ,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I recently installed the hyper lights, using the...

I recently installed the hyper lights, using the following wire connections-

Hyperlites wires to KTM wires
black brown (ground)
red ...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,112
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
The various mechanical quirks of the 1200 GS and...

The various mechanical quirks of the 1200 GS and 990 aside, there is one handling aspect that makes the 990 a more exciting..... ride than the 1200 GS - that is riding in capricious cross winds....
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 53,705
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Thumb Wonderful and thanks! I just ordered a couple...

Wonderful and thanks! I just ordered a couple and am wondering if you would consider offering your "Freedom" avatar in sticker form? If so, count me in!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
My 2007 990 had the same issue and a thorough...

My 2007 990 had the same issue and a thorough bleed of the clutch slave, injecting fluid from the slave instead of from the top reservoir, resolved most of the problem. Admittedly it still clunks...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-24-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,982
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I owned a 1200GS prior to my 990 Adventure and in...

I owned a 1200GS prior to my 990 Adventure and in comparison, the 990 is fine for long road rides (500 miles +). A quality seat, such as Renazco is real helpful. The most significant issue for me is...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,958
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I had a similar problem with a front TKC that had...

I had a similar problem with a front TKC that had about 1.75k miles on it. After experimenting with balance, checking the wheel roundness, etc. without resolving the problem I replaced the TKC with a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
tkc front

I ran a TKC on the front of my 990 and it lasted 3,000 + - miles until it became so unevenly worn that it was necessary to replace it. There was decent amount of tread depth left but the wear was so...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,682
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
The headshake problems on my 990 have been cured...

The headshake problems on my 990 have been cured with dynabead balancing of the front tire. Give 'em a try.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I welded a 3" extension to the central stand arm,...

I welded a 3" extension to the central stand arm, it swings up between the passenger foot peg bracket. It works out pretty well with the additional leverage. Unfortunately my (kid's) digital camera...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
2 into 1 header, stock muffler

For a 990A, I'm considering a 2 into 1 header using the stock muffler in order to accomodate a fuel tank such as Neduro's and reduce costs. There's lots of info on using aftermarket mufflers with a 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-08-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,013
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Cool2 lesson learned re removal

I removed these butterfly valves in an effort to remedy the twitchy throttle and couldn't tell any difference in how the bike ran. So, I put 'em back in and discovered the retaining screws are very...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-26-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
2007 KTM 990 value

Sold my 1200GS and I'm gonna take the plunge and buy my first KTM, a used 990 Adventure. There is a local 2007 for sale with 16k miles, new Gobi bags, engine crash guard, heated grips, Leo Vince...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,391
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
R80 G/S HPN 1st & 5th gears satisfaction?

I have the trans out of my R80 G/S for spline lube (yep, splines are dry and slightly rusty) and considering having the HPN 1st and 5th gears installed. For those who have made the change, do the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,645
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I'm considering the Toaster Tan top brace for my...

I'm considering the Toaster Tan top brace for my R80 G/S. - for those who have installed one, what effect did it have on your bike's handling?
Thanks - C.B.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,165
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I also had this problem with the Xenon Rider HID...

I also had this problem with the Xenon Rider HID kit (with small ballasts) along with the HID lights often flickering and failing to illuminate. In the end I returned the kit for a graciously given...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
My 1200GS had almost the same problem today....

My 1200GS had almost the same problem today. After riding lots of rough gravel roads, the low beam stopped working. But, both bulbs are in functional condition! So, I tried what Jim suggests here -...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,473
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Along the minimalist lines, I have found to be...

Along the minimalist lines, I have found to be essential - a electric heated vest, electric air pump (Best Rest), tire plug kit from Napa, tire pressure gauge, complete BMW tool kit. And...after...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,658
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Using a pair of Held Steve's for 4 yrs now. They...

Using a pair of Held Steve's for 4 yrs now. They fit wonderfully (many glove's thumb and fore-finger are too short) and they survived a 40 mph slide across the pavement, the brass tack heads on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
I just changed both 1200 GS tires using this...

I just changed both 1200 GS tires using this proceedure:
- 1) bike on center stand, removed only the rear wheel/tire first then re-installed it with the new tire. Mounting it to the hub is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 227,907
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Update on my HID related lamp errors and failures...

Update on my HID related lamp errors and failures to illuminate- Xenon Rider staff believe it is due to to the slim ballast (v.s. regular sized ballast) not creating enough resistance and the CANbus...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 227,907
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Thinking about the possibility of HIDs tripping...

Thinking about the possibility of HIDs tripping up the bike's computer upon start up, I have the Xenon Rider H7 setup and upon start up the bike frequenty gets the "bulb failure" error signal and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 227,907
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Eh? HID install issues

I installed the Xenonrider HID kit on my 1200GS this weekend and had a couple of interesting (frustrating) issues/discoveries that others may find useful.

1) the two small wires from the ballast...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
It works!

Found the front brake light circuit junction, hooked the heated grip harness into it and there is power! I never would have found it without your advice so thanks much!
- C.B.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
heated grips R80GS wiring questions

I just recived the BMW heated grips and wire set to install heated grips on my '84 R80GS but the wiring diagram in the owner's manual does not show where to plug in the two plugs for power to the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-31-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Garmin 478 question

Just received my Garmin 478 and before I commit to keeping it, does anyone know if campgrounds are included in the points of interest?
And, what is the "11-35 VDC system" that a cable is included...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Thanks for suggestion, it works! I won't...

Thanks for suggestion, it works!

I won't even wonder why the high beam functions with the engine off but the engine must be running for the low beam to function. What is, is.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
My 2005 1200gs with 18k on it also had...

My 2005 1200gs with 18k on it also had significant down shifting problems. The dealer removed the transmission (under warranty) and discovered the transmission main shaft was dry. The clutch plate...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2006, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
low beam failure

After riding rough roads today with the 1200GS, the low beam bulb failed. But, the (several) replacement bulbs didn't function and when tested the bulb socket doesn't have power going to it. Wires in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,930
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
repair success

My 2005 1200 GS with 19K miles had this same downshifting problem. My dealer, Foothills BMW, dismantled the bike (a time consuming job) and we discovered the transmission spline and the hole it goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,930
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Throttle blipping?

My 1200GS with 19K miles on it has this down shift problem also. Sometimes pumping the clutch at the start of the ride works, other times it makes no difference. Bleeding the system made no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2006, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Self canceling signals!! I wasn't aware; thanks...

Self canceling signals!! I wasn't aware; thanks for the info gentlemen...I'll take a closer look at the manual next time!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
turn signal problem

The signal lights on my 2005 1200GS shut off after about 10 seconds, without my pushing the cancel button. Other than a BRAKE! LED stop light set up I have no after market electric accessories....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Question 1200 Adv ABS, available or not?

Here we are with deposits on the 1200 Adventure, the riding season weeks away, and suddenly it appears the Adventures may not have ABS. Dealers have conflicting information or are in the dark...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Pedro's Jupiter
Question 1200GS low exhaust

Is anyone aware of an after market lowered exhaust or a kit to lower the factory exhaust for the 1200GS? I have a set of Jesses made for an 1150 with low exhaust and want to fit them to the 1200GS....
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