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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,552
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I knew of the problem and was planning on getting...

I knew of the problem and was planning on getting to it midsummer last year. Before I could, as I tried to pull away from a stop last year the caliper was locked onto the rotor in the rear. I got it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
The k60's are failing also. ...

The k60's are failing also.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=966992
Seems like these big heavy bikes are hard to find a compromise tire for.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,852
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I like this method also. Lu find it easier than...

I like this method also. Lu find it easier than the back to the bike method for my Gs.

See here
http://youtu.be/kSgJ8O_atIs
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I was told when buying these that michelin...

I was told when buying these that michelin doesn't use balance marks because these tires are balanced enough to not need a mark. The barcode is simply a barcode( I asked about that). Whether...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
My first time was just as tough. But I only had...

My first time was just as tough. But I only had tire irons then. Now I have a bead breaker that works well. The rim protectors I bought didn't work either. I use scrap pieces of really thick...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 448,998
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
You need shorter lug bolts for the rear and the...

You need shorter lug bolts for the rear and the speedo drive from an rt for the front. The speedo drive doesn't just correct the speedometer, it also has the correct spacing for the wheel to fit. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,530
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Other tire manufacturers have failures also. ...

Other tire manufacturers have failures also.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=966992
I liked the 705 radial better than tourance in all conditions.
Great value for the dollar
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,307
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
http://https://googledrive.com/host/0B4px0u5gEnwgM...

http://https://googledrive.com/host/0B4px0u5gEnwgMHo0R0l0STl1Z2M/heidenau1.JPG
Has anyone with a Gs had this problem?
See thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=966992
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
These tires went on easy for me. These tires...

These tires went on easy for me. These tires don't have a balance mark so don't bother looking for one. The only problem was the front was still compressed enough from shipping and the beads didn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,709
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o164/zbg8000/41...

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o164/zbg8000/410E6261-74E1-41C4-BE6F-B1E69790FE76_zpswn92cxgq.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 36,826
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Oh you're so right. Thanks for letting me know...

Oh you're so right. Thanks for letting me know my opinion. I'll refer to your design aesthetic from now on.
So why do you ride a bike that took most of its design cues from the GS line?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 36,826
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
That is one cool looking Moto. Congrats and...

That is one cool looking Moto. Congrats and thanks for the picture.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 36,826
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,953
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Here is the tread compound difference vs a trail...

Here is the tread compound difference vs a trail version
http://www.motozone.co.nz/images/products/34.10388-large.jpg

I actually tried to order pr3 but no go. They were out of the 19" front and...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,953
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I just did exactly that. ...

I just did exactly that.
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o164/zbg8000/9155257F-2BF0-4313-8BDB-CE4E8C7BC73B_zpsqjvs0xju.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I have the big blocks on my 1150 right now. I'm a...

I have the big blocks on my 1150 right now. I'm a little wary of them in the wet, but i regularly cruise at or above 70. I don't get a wobble, but they definitely move around more than other tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,409
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I really like the 705 radials for a compromise...

I really like the 705 radials for a compromise tire. I prefer them over regular tourances any day. They did great in all road conditions wet or dry for me. I liked them on gravel and dirt roads a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Seems like a good price to me. Also check out...

Seems like a good price to me. Also check out this post to compare
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=963382
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,348
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I ordered a set of pr3 from americanmototire.com...

I ordered a set of pr3 from americanmototire.com this week. The front ended up being out of stock and they emailed saying the pr3 is being discontinued in Gs sizes. They stepped up to the plate...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 448,998
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Yup. Got them about a year ago. I didn't really...

Yup. Got them about a year ago. I didn't really like the yellow color and contemplated painting it. The decal change helped the color grow on me.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 448,998
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o164/zbg8000/00...

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o164/zbg8000/00000000-0000-0000-0000-0000000038C0_zpsadmq70ws.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,250
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Laugh Sweet Gs. The hall of wisdom link at the bottom...

Sweet Gs. The hall of wisdom link at the bottom of the each advrider page will give you access to lots of oilhead info. Have fun, I now have 80k on mine and love it more with each passing mile. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,673
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
To the OP, the valves are quite easy to set. ...

To the OP, the valves are quite easy to set. Scroll down to the Hall of wisdom at the bottom of all advrider pages. You can find this document there ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,289
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I ended up putting a set on my bike. By the build...

I ended up putting a set on my bike. By the build dates on the sidewall I'm guessing they are not a newer revision. They have have a bit of hum on the highway but nothing unbearable. I only have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
If you can live with the buckle in the rim for...

If you can live with the buckle in the rim for awhile, replacing the spoke and looking for a used wheel might be a another option.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Another good read ...

Another good read
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70578
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Bmw wheels aren't trued like a normal spoked...

Bmw wheels aren't trued like a normal spoked wheel.
Read this http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/OGSWTTv10.pdf before attempting.
Then decide whether to buy a wheel or send it to someone with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,615
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I agree. I'll have to be happy with my...

I agree. I'll have to be happy with my apparently vastly inferior no stick coil non servo abs 1150 for now. At least I won't have to buy brackets to keep my transmission case from cracking. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,615
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
No need to start that thread it's right here ...

No need to start that thread it's right here
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=278498
Lots of sweet 1100's in there.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
This from the manual Switch on the ignition. ...

This from the manual
Switch on the ignition.
Withoutstartingtheengine,fullyopenthethrottle
once or twice so that the Motronic control unit can register the throttle-valve positions.
L Note:...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Did you do the motronic reset? After a battery...

Did you do the motronic reset? After a battery disconnect, Turn ignition on(not started) cycle throttle three times slowly to full throttle, let snap back, turn off ignition. I think that's the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
If you have the original brake lines on your...

If you have the original brake lines on your 1150, it's time to replace them anyways. Many failures regardless of age or maintenance have been reported here. The rubber on the inside fails and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,644
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
There is also this expensive supercharger. ...

There is also this expensive supercharger.
http://www.tts-performance.co.uk/#!bmw-1150/c1sbq
It would be sweet to see a diy project though. Start a build thread please if you go for it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
The version in my 1150 was 8 years old and still...

The version in my 1150 was 8 years old and still working when I replaced it before a trip this summer. Great battery. I got mine for right around $100 usd.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
If you really love your oilhead. ...

If you really love your oilhead. http://www.tts-performance.co.uk/#!bmw-1150/c1sbq looks awesome. Not cheap.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Edit I just realized you meant the owners manual...

Edit I just realized you meant the owners manual not the repair manual. No help. Sorry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Does he use the steering lock and if so does he...

Does he use the steering lock and if so does he accidentally leave the ignition turned to the park position with the park lights on? It's easy to not notice during the daylight since the headlight...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,247
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
I had an r100gs before my R1150. The only thing...

I had an r100gs before my R1150. The only thing I liked better about it was the lighter weight and the looks. I find my 1150 just as easy to work on, and I don't have to work on it near as much as...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,403
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Beebop-that is awesome. I've been wondering what...

Beebop-that is awesome. I've been wondering what an 1150 with that scheme would look like. Nicely done.

Also there are some cool paint jobs in this thread. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,369
Posted By Ua the Destroyer
Also speed bleeders or brake line vac might help...

Also speed bleeders or brake line vac might help bleed them. Also a clamp overnight keeping the front lever depressed will help. I hope they resolve your issue. It just sucks that you might have to...
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