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Forum: The Garage 12-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to roll your own. Mine didn't come with a...

+1 to roll your own.

Mine didn't come with a tool kit when I got it.

I started off by looking up what the original kit contained, then I hit up the FAQs and How To documents for other tools...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,281
Posted By cantupshift
Meh, no youtube at work. Wow, that's...

Meh, no youtube at work.

Wow, that's really not cheap. I'd really need to get a few more bikes to clean to justify that. Or at least try one first for it to become a need. Even then it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,281
Posted By cantupshift
So what about using the electric leaf blower to...

So what about using the electric leaf blower to blow the water off the bike?

I don't have octopus fingers to get down and dry every nook and cranny. I also would run out of microfiber towels.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By cantupshift
There was a magazine article I read within the...

There was a magazine article I read within the last few months, it was either Iron Butt or BMW ON. It was profiling the new "HE" high efficiency Battery Tender.

One of the key differences between...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,120
Posted By cantupshift
R1100 here...

I've got an R1100 here, so wire clutch no hydraulic so my question may not make sense. And you may have tried this already but trying to get more ideas.

1. Does the bike roll freely when the bike...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 409,558
Posted By cantupshift
I think I learned this on this thread...

Not sure if I read this here or not but here goes.

Need to replace the seals in a caliper. I don't have an air compressor, just a small air pump.

I had planned on closing the bleed screw and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,079
Posted By cantupshift
I've got a 2000 R1100R, 80k when I did mine...

I've got a 2000 R1100R, 80k when I did mine earlier in the year.

The tech at the dealership said that my bearings were going in the front when he replaced the front tire. I felt them, they didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By cantupshift
Mine was a Valeo starter. I punched out the...

Mine was a Valeo starter.

I punched out the old DE bushing, and went to put in the new one and discovered it didn't fit. I mic'ed it and the OD on the DE bushing was too small. I emailed EME...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/val-tkp...

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/val-tkplus.htm

That would be the "Drive End" bushing. Mine had an oddball size, but EME found me the correct bushing. Get the $17 kit and not the $10...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,428
Posted By cantupshift
Not everyone is able to park their bike in a...

Not everyone is able to park their bike in a Telecom room with a massive fan.

Anyone have any idea what a minimum amount of CFM is required to keep a bike safe while standing still? i.e. doing a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 760
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677362&page=2

Pictures are blocked at work. Anyhoo check out the link about the tab on the back of the rotor. If the belt got shredded it might...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,367
Posted By cantupshift
Did they top off the headlight fluid for free? ...

Did they top off the headlight fluid for free?

Was synthetic elbow grease used?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By cantupshift
http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?342237...

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?342237-R1150GS-Gearbox-Drain-Plug
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,367
Posted By cantupshift
If you're not wearing BMW footwear then you may...

If you're not wearing BMW footwear then you may not be shifting it right.

Have you done a spline lube yet ?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By cantupshift
I've played this game before. Bottom of the...

I've played this game before.

Bottom of the sight glass to top of the sight glass is ok as I understand it.

When this happens to me I put in enough oil, slowly and watch the sight glass to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to the service center you used, and them...

+1 to the service center you used, and them making it right.

It's a lot nicer to hear this than "Well you should have known and asked that to be done, you need to pay the labor on the mount again."
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By cantupshift
Any thoughts to a M94 shaft instead?

Any thoughts to a M94 shaft instead?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By cantupshift
http://4x4icon.com/offroad/air/valve_stem.jpg ...

http://4x4icon.com/offroad/air/valve_stem.jpg

Basically the whole thing is rubber except for the core.

You need to replace the valve.

1. You noted cracking in the valve.
2. Soap test shows...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By cantupshift
Standing on the center stand puts all of your...

Standing on the center stand puts all of your weight plus gravity down on a fulcrum.. hell I got an F in physics. Center stand you get to use some body weight, and a little pulling.

Pulling out...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,048
Posted By cantupshift
And the FD drive shimming issues hadn't shown up...

And the FD drive shimming issues hadn't shown up yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By cantupshift
Did you adjust the valves? Did you have to...

Did you adjust the valves? Did you have to tighten / loosen them?

How much free play do you have on each of the throttle cables ?

When the bike is idling put your hand between the engine and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By cantupshift
TN here. Heard if you got a notarized bill of...

TN here. Heard if you got a notarized bill of sale would take care it except for the lien.

You can do VT bill of sale, get a registration and then register it in your home state later. VT...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to the cam tensioner, it cured my cold start...

+1 to the cam tensioner, it cured my cold start rattles. Mine didn't rattle though once it got pressure though.

No slave cyclinder on the R1100R, it's a regular cable clutch. I think the R1100S...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By cantupshift
Congrats on the new bike.. I've got the exact...

Congrats on the new bike.. I've got the exact same one with 88k miles, clutch disc was done at 60k, and the whole pack and disc had to be done at 88k.

Two things to start with.

Check the the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By cantupshift
I didn't have a recall, but when I spoke with one...

I didn't have a recall, but when I spoke with one of the tech's he told me that it usually took about a week to get parts in and you couldn't get expedited shipping.

I understood this as if BMW is...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,973
Posted By cantupshift
I hear you on the liability part. Didn't think...

I hear you on the liability part. Didn't think about that.

I was always tempted by the stainless bolt sets on flea bay to replace my fasteners. After reading here a while I realized what a bad...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By cantupshift
+1 to this, you've already got a 110v socket. ...

+1 to this, you've already got a 110v socket. While having an electrically corded impact wrench isn't as 'cool' and having a compressor and hose reel, it does get the job done. Same goes for the...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,973
Posted By cantupshift
Scope creep

I would download this in a heartbeat if I had an apple phone. This may convince me not to dump my old iPhone 4 on CL!

Little bit of scope creep here, but here's a scenario / feature request...
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,237
Posted By cantupshift
Good to know on the legit DVD with the updates. ...

Good to know on the legit DVD with the updates. Is the folder content the same size as what's on the disk? I'd be concerned that I'd go to pull up a torque value and get a "Insert Disc into D:\"...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,938
Posted By cantupshift
Couple hundred miles I think, has been a wgile...

Couple hundred miles I think, has been a wgile since I let it get that full.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,938
Posted By cantupshift
R1100R here. I've played this game before...

R1100R here.

I've played this game before with the bike. Used to live .7 miles from work, one time I left sight glass was in the middle, when I got out of work it wasn't touching the bottom WTF...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,237
Posted By cantupshift
Slp 2.2

Ok, so the SLP 2.2, wiring diagram disk works fine, this is for up to 2008, the window isn't cut off like aclundwall's screenshot.

faux-Reprom that I've got won't fit on my SD card :baldy so will...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By cantupshift
Have a friend who one up, it says it covers a...

Have a friend who one up, it says it covers a bunch of models which it didn't. Only covered the one. It also complains every time you fire it up that it's out of date.

I'm assuming, but can't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,237
Posted By cantupshift
RT was always seem liked a cheaper version of...

RT was always seem liked a cheaper version of just plain old windows 8. It had the whole app store / AOL / walled garden nonsense that I didn't want to be a part of. If you wanted something to work...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,237
Posted By cantupshift
Drop box syncs your files when you come in and...

Drop box syncs your files when you come in and out.of.data connections.

There's lots of cheap atom windows tablets coming out. Toshiba encore mini $120, I had someone pick me up a Winbook.TW100...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,237
Posted By cantupshift
so the RT version of windows is more like apple...

so the RT version of windows is more like apple where you only have an app store to choose from. do not want.

here's a free dvd image loading program
...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By cantupshift
good idea!

good idea!
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By cantupshift
oooh those look neat, may end up being a bit...

oooh those look neat, may end up being a bit pricey.

also can't seem to upload a picture. :lol3

nah just a friend, girlfriend doesn't mind me helping her.
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,762
Posted By cantupshift
my phone won't turn on anymore, and mt car remote...

my phone won't turn on anymore, and mt car remote doesn't seem to work. related?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By cantupshift
no opinion, only questions

Is the fact that the cam chain rail might be coming apart going to hang in the back of your mind and distract you from riding?


Any idea by looking at the piece where it came from? i.e. can...
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