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Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Timan
Hey Slick, I have the radiators off a DRZ 400SM....

Hey Slick, I have the radiators off a DRZ 400SM. Not pretty but didn't leak. Do the research and if it will work it's yours for the shipping. I know the feeling of dealing with shiesters.
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By Timan
I would add; have the shipper take pics. of any...

I would add; have the shipper take pics. of any damage to the bike with the seller present. That way if that perfect condition bike arrives with a scratch somebody has some splaining to do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13,924
Views: 1,403,234
Posted By Timan
Doo question

I just acquired 2008 KLR that previous owner said the doohickey had been done. Can I remove the stator cover and confirm or do I have to pull the stator? Bike has only 4K miles but plan to ride...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24,514
Views: 4,220,699
Posted By Timan
How long is yours

sidestand that is? Just picked up a new to me DR Z400E and the side stand seems way too short. I did the search thing here and on Google and did not find the answer. I realize that when you lower one...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 26,930
Views: 3,281,050
Posted By Timan
Finally found a pic. showing the neutral switch...

Finally found a pic. showing the neutral switch installed. And yes, it looks like mine. Just seems there should be some type of plastic cover over switch. Thanks for the help in pointing me in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26,930
Views: 3,281,050
Posted By Timan
DR350 part

In my continuing effort to bring back a 1994 DR350 I need a little help. Going over the bike doing some cleaning I ran across a part I can't id. Just in front of the countershaft and above the gear...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 99,850
Views: 19,152,734
Posted By Timan
Stock petcock question

Did the search once again and didn't find a clear answer. I'm bringing a '04 back to life after it sat for couple years and have an issue (I think) with the petcock. It's a stock tank, petcock, and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26,930
Views: 3,281,050
Posted By Timan
Thanks, I needed a little confirmation.

Thanks, I needed a little confirmation.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 26,930
Views: 3,281,050
Posted By Timan
I don't have the bike in front of me; but when I...

I don't have the bike in front of me; but when I took a quick look I thought the top spring mount was a tab welded to the frame.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26,930
Views: 3,281,050
Posted By Timan
DR 350 spring mount

Just bought a '94 DR 350 yesterday and need you riders help. The upper mount for the sidestand spring in broken off. Looking at it, I'm thinking of having a bolt welded on to attach the spring. Do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 99,850
Views: 19,152,734
Posted By Timan
frame info

I have a 2005 and need to replace the frame. What years are common to mine? Any help in finding one will be appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 99,850
Views: 19,152,734
Posted By Timan
carb, pipe, jet mod all at once

Let me try this again. Evidently my first post was in the middle of the washer skirmish. I've got a new to me '04 and had to replace the carb. Found one here on the board along with Two Brothers...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 99,850
Views: 19,152,734
Posted By Timan
DR 650 carb. mods. for Two Brothers

Okay riders I need a little help spending my money. Just purchased a 2004 DR650 with 1300 miles. I knew it had carb. issues when I bought it, didn't realize the extent though. When I pulled the bowl...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,125
Posted By Timan
You guys are talking way above my paygrade. Since...

You guys are talking way above my paygrade. Since BMW cut the price of the abs pump, I'll probably just replace it. My main concern was whether replacing the pump would also repair my speedometer and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,125
Posted By Timan
I sure appreciate all the responses. To answer...

I sure appreciate all the responses. To answer the questions I should have spelled out initially. The bike is a 2007 R1200R. I bought it knowing the abs pump was bad; most likely caused by the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,125
Posted By Timan
abs pump failure ?

For those of you that have had abs pump failure; did it affect the function of your speedometer/odometer. My abs pump is doa and sometimes it is about 5 miles before speedo/odometer functions.
Forum: Americas 05-01-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Timan
I just had a bike shipped few weeks ago. Believe...

I just had a bike shipped few weeks ago. Believe me, it's a touchy situation. Any way you do it, there's got to be some trust involved. I used UShip, you can find them online. They are pretty much a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Timan
I should have explained my question is for the...

I should have explained my question is for the 1200R bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By Timan
ABS pump failure

Not exactly an Adventure bike, but hopefully I can get an answer from you BMW riders. With the newer Oilheads (2008-on) if the abs pump gives up does the bike have normal (non-abs) brakes or are you...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By Timan
I just used uShip with good results. Like...

I just used uShip with good results. Like anything else you need to ask and confirm the details. Enclosed or open trailer/truck, schedule, experience, etc. Make sure they are insured and check...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By Timan
Fill the gearbox until oil just starts to ooze...

Fill the gearbox until oil just starts to ooze out the filler hole. Rear drive to bottom of filler hole; rotate the wheel and you will see it fluctuate. One quart does the whole job. BTW, the above...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,525
Posted By Timan
A little follow up here. Went by the Beemer store...

A little follow up here. Went by the Beemer store today to order the 0-ring and anything else I needed to pull the bean can. Service manager asked me what I was destroying now. I explained the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,525
Posted By Timan
RPM's would stay where I sat them until I ran it...

RPM's would stay where I sat them until I ran it up to speed for several miles and then I would have to pull them down again. Before vacuum gauges and others we always used the short method. Still...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,525
Posted By Timan
I waited to follow up with results until I had...

I waited to follow up with results until I had ridden the bike several times. I went back and checked the valves and they were exactly where I had set them. I started the bike and sprayed WD-40,...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,525
Posted By Timan
Not to argue with people trying to help, like I...

Not to argue with people trying to help, like I said if I let it pull against the clutch, idle returns to where I set it until I run at speed again. Balance/synch. was set using TwinMax and mercury...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,525
Posted By Timan
High idle after speed run

This new to me '95 GS/PD is eating my lunch. This one has given me more heartache in 35 miles than last PD gave me in 67K miles. After sorting out ignition/relay problem; I cleaned the carbs., rode...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,097
Posted By Timan
I was having same problem with tail/brake light....

I was having same problem with tail/brake light. Turns out the tension had gone out just enough on the two contact points that light would vibrate out of contact. I just bent the two ears down some...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Timan
Thanks to those who replied and offered...

Thanks to those who replied and offered suggestons and help. Bottom line it was the load shed relay. Unforunately for me I had already ordered (2) when the NAPA post appeared. No big deal, I was to...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Timan
So, 190+ look sees and no one can tell me whether...

So, 190+ look sees and no one can tell me whether the tell tale lights go out when you hit starter buttom? What have the Airheads become?
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Timan
That's just it; bike starts but while running no...

That's just it; bike starts but while running no h/l, t/l, signals, horn, brake light, neutral light, etc. Again, that's why I keep coming back to load shed idea. I've got about 25-30 years and over...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,013
Posted By Timan
If you think BMW parts are expensive!

If you think BMW parts are expensive!
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Timan
A little help from you riders. Like I said it's...

A little help from you riders. Like I said it's been over 10 years since my last Airhead, With ignition switch in start position, when you hit start button, neutral, oil press, battery lights go out...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Timan
Based on what I did and what you say; pretty much...

Based on what I did and what you say; pretty much has to be the wiring harness. Not looking forward to removing the front end. It's been about 10 years since last time, but remember there's something...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Timan
'95 GS/PD electrical issue

All this started with occasionally the dash warning lights not coming on. Few days ago the switch shorted out and failed the smoke test. Just installed new switch and still do not have neutral,...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,600
Posted By Timan
Yes, top stud on exhaust was pulling out. I...

Yes, top stud on exhaust was pulling out. I installed a Heli-Coil and when I started torquing---bottom exhaust stud started pulling out. So got to do the process again. The Heli-Coil insert comes in...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,600
Posted By Timan
My 2 cents worth; do both while you're there. I...

My 2 cents worth; do both while you're there. I assume it's the exhaust side as mine were. Rag with heavy grease on inside will catch most of the shavings.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Timan
need ign. switch for '95 GS/PD

The ignition switch on the 1995 BMW GS/PD is fubar. It looks like most late model Airheads will work. Let me know what you have and cost. Thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-11-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Timan
'95 GS/PD ignition switch?

Just picked up a '95 BMW GS/PD and have a question. About 1 out of 10 times when I turn the key to start, I don't get any dash lights. It will start but I have no lights, etc. It make take 2-3 times...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,009
Posted By Timan
Most likely the rotor. As a rule on my GS/PD 80...

Most likely the rotor. As a rule on my GS/PD 80 mph=5000rpm. Coming back from Fla. I watched it continually drop. Made it 150 miles on the battery.
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By Timan
Really appreciate the pics. and help. The parts...

Really appreciate the pics. and help. The parts fiche was not clear that I could get from A to B.
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