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Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By diter
1998 KLR650 not starting (electrical)

A couple of days ago my KLR began having starting issues.

I'd get on, put it in neutral, hit the starter and all the lights would go out. no electrical power at all. Checked the fuses, all good....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,270
Posted By diter
hi, my LHS oil mister has got a bit unruly...

hi,
my LHS oil mister has got a bit unruly and I was going to change out the LHS head gasket.

Great writeup, but the OP pictures are now absent. Does anyone have a link of this with the pics?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By diter
I really like those guys. I do most of the work...

I really like those guys. I do most of the work on my bike myself, but they are a great resource. Many times I've just gone back to the service department. asked questions, and bounced ideas off of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,870
Posted By diter
I have a 99 non-abs and it is a fantastic bike....

I have a 99 non-abs and it is a fantastic bike. Great for a run in the twisties, or slap the bags in with camping gear and go for a longer trip.

I went on a 5 week moto camping trip through...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By diter
Welcome!!

Welcome!!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By diter
Yeah, this is something that is recommended...

Yeah, this is something that is recommended service. Same thing happened to me. Now i check it every other oil change just because I want to make sure the clutch lasts as long as possible. I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Posted By diter
+1 on the HES replacement. I have had it go bad...

+1 on the HES replacement. I have had it go bad on my 99 R1100S and my 95 R1100GS ( the latter happened during a 5 week trip through Mexico, d'oh!!) besides that they have both been amazing bikes. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,439
Posted By diter
I guess some bikes are troubled children and some...

I guess some bikes are troubled children and some bikes aren't and I'm not taking about particular brands or models, but individual bikes. I have been very blessed in that regard. I have a 95 Ducati...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By diter
might the clutch be slipping at higher revs? When...

might the clutch be slipping at higher revs? When the slave cylinder on my R1100S gave out, it ran fine at lower revs but started to slip at higher revs, until the slave started slathering fluid and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,739
Posted By diter
This is a factory tank, so I think that the only...

This is a factory tank, so I think that the only issues were that here in the US the fumes from the ethanol in the fuel leach through the plastic and would make the paint and stickers bubble. It is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,739
Posted By diter
What windscreen is that? I have been looking...

What windscreen is that?

I have been looking for a good windscreen that isn't too OTT
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 406,739
Posted By diter
Red GS outside of MotoShop in SF

Not mine, but definitely what I'm aiming for in mine.

I went to pickup my GS that was kenneled at Motoshop in SF while I was down in Austin for the MotoGP, and I saw this outside.

I was just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,372
Posted By diter
I'm nearly at 150K miles on my 95 R1100GS. I...

I'm nearly at 150K miles on my 95 R1100GS. I bought it with 120K. It runs like a dream. I have no doubt it will last 200K + and beyond.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By diter
I have an 99 R1100S that the clutch started...

I have an 99 R1100S that the clutch started slipping at 70K miles. I figured that the clutch was worn out, since I heard that was how long they last.

So I bought the clutch kit and a case of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By diter
thanks for all of the input. I Love my R11GS...

thanks for all of the input.

I Love my R11GS and don't want anything bad to happen to it because of ignorance/neglect on my part.

I changed gear box and final drive fluid just a little while...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 27,787
Posted By diter
I bought my 1995 with 120K on it a few years ago...

I bought my 1995 with 120K on it a few years ago and now I have 150K on it and it runs great. the only thing that has ever gone wrong with it is the HES failed, but that failed on my 1999 R11S too...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By diter
Both my 99 R11S and 95 R11GS had the HES issue....

Both my 99 R11S and 95 R11GS had the HES issue. The GS happened 2 blocks from my GF's house in SF. The S happened in the middle of a 6 week ride though mexico (D'oh)

The HES is something that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By diter
Oh, BTW, even at almost 150K this GS has...

Oh, BTW, even at almost 150K this GS has fantastic compression (had it checked when I did the valves about 5k ago).
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By diter
ok, so it's not the sound of impending doom :) ...

ok, so it's not the sound of impending doom :)

I'm a bit paranoid. I bought a KLR650 about 6 months ago. Didn't immediately do the doohickey (bike had only 10k miles). I heard a little bit of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By diter
1995 R1100gs Click Clacking sound in neutral with the clutch out

hi,
I started hearing a click clacking sound when I'm in neutral with the clutch out ( like when I'm in neutral waiting at a red light) The bike has 147K miles on it. I have had it since 120k...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,033
Posted By diter
I bought a 95 R1100GS about 2 years ago with 120K...

I bought a 95 R1100GS about 2 years ago with 120K miles on it. I was a bit worried about the mileage, but I did a bit off research and there are R11GSes with 500K miles on them. It was very...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,123
Posted By diter
I have the PC680s in my 95 R1100gs (147K miles)...

I have the PC680s in my 95 R1100gs (147K miles) and in my 99 R1100S (78K) love em. I bought them locally and they were still cheaper than the OEM BMW batteries, but you can get them from amazon for...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By diter
Replacement Bolts for cat exhaust on 1999 R1100S

So, My 1999 R1100S with 74k miles on it started having the clutch slip on it. Ok, I kinda expected to have to change the clutch on it about that time, so I embark on the epic journey of tearing the...
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,069
Posted By diter
plugged the rear on my VFR. rode the tire another...

plugged the rear on my VFR. rode the tire another 6k miles until the cables were showing through (ok, I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed) but it ran great, never any issues. I always travel with a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By diter
Problem solved

So, I took the tank off, (well leaned it over with the fuel hoses still attached) and after doing a thorough inspection of the cables, I found a nick in the key-switch cables. When I cut open the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By diter
1995 r1100gs no electrical power

hi guys,

So I few weeks ago I rode my 95 r1100gs up to my friends place in sonoma, and we decided to go shore fishing up at the lake. I parked it at his house, we all went to go shore fishing,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,034
Posted By diter
Ooo, I would love to have a look at that. I'm...

Ooo, I would love to have a look at that. I'm going to need to do that soon on my R11GS
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,746
Posted By diter
my R11S came with only one bag. Bought the other...

my R11S came with only one bag. Bought the other side on Craigslist and trudy over a Keycrafter here in SF rekeyed it for me for $10, took her about 10 min. If you are from the area, Keycrafters is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,827
Posted By diter
Blasted HES

I had a 1999 R11S that I went on a trip through Mexico with. Halfway between Pt. Vallarta and Acapulco it died on me in the twisties. No shoulder on Mex22 there. I turned the bike all the way off...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,818
Posted By diter
That is SO HAWT !!!

I am totally doing this !!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 850,513
Posted By diter
KLRs in Black Rock City, NV

http://www.ratbikegarage.com/klrx21.jpg

Riding around in the high desert. 93 & 96 KLR650s. Fourth of Juplaya. BRC is where they have Burning Man 2 months later.
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 404,379
Posted By diter
Wow, sounds awesome

Is your route up somewhere??

Are you going to go through Paraguay at all??
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