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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,580
Views: 363,372
Posted By Steve W.
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By Steve W.
hose kit from euromotoelectrics

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/BMW-Hose-for-In-Tank-Submersion-16-13-1-455-350-p/fp-hosekit.htm

Works good in my GS.

Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Steve W.
Check the throttle cables on both sides. One is...

Check the throttle cables on both sides. One is probably sitting on the outside edge of the ferrule. Makes for all kinds of problems.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,724,679
Posted By Steve W.
Last week I returned from a multi state trip, one...

Last week I returned from a multi state trip, one of the guys at work was asking me about the trip and how far I rode etc. Another guy was listening and asked: "What do you do when you go into a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,309
Posted By Steve W.
I always thought the hardly guys put 'um on so...

I always thought the hardly guys put 'um on so they could see how to work on the bike at night. Kinda like the under hood trouble light on my chebby fixarado. :rofl

I'd say this is something...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,490
Posted By Steve W.
I read somewhere of someone doing a oillyhead...

I read somewhere of someone doing a oillyhead just like that. All you need is to retime one of the cams. As I recall they said it was rough running.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Steve W.
Chris Harris video

Go here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkPrIEzaAMs

Chris shows you how. YMMV
Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Steve W.
AFAIK those tires are Bias Ply, normal GS tires...

AFAIK those tires are Bias Ply, normal GS tires are radial. They are marketed for cruiser type sickles (I had some on a hardly one time). Mich supplies Pilot Road line for GS street only tires. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,653
Posted By Steve W.
SWAG.... Did you remove the gizmo that snaps on...

SWAG.... Did you remove the gizmo that snaps on the back of the tranny for the gear position. As I recall.... the shaft that turns it is the shift drum shaft. Could this be jammed causing the shift...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Steve W.
He mentions installing Lennie's sprockets. ...

He mentions installing Lennie's sprockets.

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Steve W.
2014 Meltdown Hendersonville NC

http://www.meltdownvintage.com/

It's back!
Saturday, April 26th, 2014. Noon.
Ton-Up Highlands and the Southern Appalachian Brewery will again host the finest selection of vintage motorcycles in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Steve W.
My swag would be a sprocket has slipped on the...

My swag would be a sprocket has slipped on the cam of the cylinder that's not running. Double check the valve timing on that side.

Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,337
Posted By Steve W.
Go here...

Go here http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/OREPADv1.0.pdf

Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,671
Posted By Steve W.
Tom Cutter

I will add Tom Cutter at Rubber Chicken Racing Garage http://rubberchickenracinggarage.com/ to the preferred list.

Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,108
Posted By Steve W.
If the loud pipes saves lifes were true. Then all...

If the loud pipes saves lifes were true. Then all the BMW and Goldwing riders should have been killed years ago. :rofl

Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By Steve W.
Remove the starter and look for oily residue You...

Remove the starter and look for oily residue You may have a seal leaking or the slave cylinder has leaked brake fluid. Is your clutch reservoir low?

Or it could be the driveshaft rubber...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,342
Posted By Steve W.
I keep reading: injectors always spray, smell...

I keep reading: injectors always spray, smell fuel, no spark. Were you checking spark with the stick coil plugs or the secondary plugs, or both? You could attach a timing light to the bottoms while...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,781
Posted By Steve W.
Take a look at this 4 conductor shielded cable at...

Take a look at this 4 conductor shielded cable at mcmaster carr part# 8219K56

http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/120/821/=qjv84s

Works for me.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Steve W.
Just replace the cable with new teflon insulated...

Just replace the cable with new teflon insulated wire for high temp environment.

4 conductor cable for hes repair

Mcmaster carr 8219K56

teflon insulated shielded
...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By Steve W.
If the oil level is kept at or near the top line...

If the oil level is kept at or near the top line on the stick the 1000s will blow some oil out the breather into the right carby. I run mine at half way or less between the marks. Also thinner oil...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,404
Posted By Steve W.
I got my order yesterday: clutch cable, tool bag,...

I got my order yesterday: clutch cable, tool bag, tank mount, 1 M&M :clap, 1 sticker. No problem. Order guy was 'Drew' at N.H. store.
Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Steve W.
My 78 S does just that from the factory. I think...

My 78 S does just that from the factory. I think it was some fed law at that time. Get a 78 /7 wiring diagram and copy that circuit, you will need a small relay and a buzzer.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,984
Posted By Steve W.
Save The Motorcyles

I couldn't agree more!
Cheers
Steve


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Steve W.
Been using that hose for sometime now. I got mine...

Been using that hose for sometime now. I got mine from

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/BMW-Hose-for-In-Tank-Submersion-16-13-1-455-350-p/fp-hosekit.htm

Looks like the same hose. I moved the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,456
Posted By Steve W.
When I did my 01 GS at about 50kmi. the old...

When I did my 01 GS at about 50kmi. the old plates were tapered, but the thickness of the disc was ok but also tapered. The new parts are flat as Kansas. I also checked the squareness of the...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,222
Posted By Steve W.
I would check ALL ground connections especially...

I would check ALL ground connections especially the grounds from the diode board to the engine. Disconnect the battery before removing the front cover. Do you still have the rubber mounts? Check the...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,436
Posted By Steve W.
Unless you are going to show in a concours event....

Unless you are going to show in a concours event. You and the bike will be much better served going with the handlebar MC. I replaced my (78 S) undertank with a MC from a R65 with 13mm bore. Much...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Steve W.
You can connect the RED wires together by...

You can connect the RED wires together by carefully stripping back a portion of insulation on each and wrapping a piece of bare wire to join them, then solder and tape up. This will prevent the bad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Steve W.
Went to Charlotte last year. I was very...

Went to Charlotte last year. I was very disappointed with the content. Only thing I remember was the new aircooled Honda 4. Geared more for the pirate crowd. (yuck) YMMV
Cheers
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,707
Posted By Steve W.
I agree it's Deal's Gap. Back in the '70's we...

I agree it's Deal's Gap. Back in the '70's we rode our Honda 550's and 750's through that area a lot and never thought about it. Just another curvy road. I remember stopping at the "Crossroads of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,012,330
Posted By Steve W.
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/GS%20grip%20r...

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/GS%20grip%20replacement.html

In advrider "hall of wisdom"

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 363,232
Posted By Steve W.
New TAG !!! EASY Go Gitt'em

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 363,232
Posted By Steve W.
Graborama

Old house on Pleasant Hill rd. off 414 in G'ville county.

Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,214
Posted By Steve W.
Me and my 01 blue / white on top of pike's peak. ...

Me and my 01 blue / white on top of pike's peak.
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2854/10769765993_87f08129ce_b.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By Steve W.
You did good. I got one just like it, 55k miles....

You did good. I got one just like it, 55k miles. Best year, best color enjoy.
Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Steve W.
First wag a bad stick coil. Do a search on how...

First wag a bad stick coil. Do a search on how to check, very likely problem on a 4 plug bike. There is also a thread for replacing with automotive parts. You can swap side to side to see which is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 151,191
Posted By Steve W.
New TAG !!! EASY Go Gitt'em

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 151,191
Posted By Steve W.
Grab

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,399
Posted By Steve W.
What bike is it? Looks like the end of one of...

What bike is it? Looks like the end of one of the cam chain tensioner shoes.
Read this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=901745

Good Luck
Steve
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By Steve W.
FWIW I'm running a 13mm handlebar mc with twin...

FWIW I'm running a 13mm handlebar mc with twin ate 40's. I have a good lever that does not go to the bar. I am thinking your mc piston may be leaking through. Sometimes the rubber piston seal can be...
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