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Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Actually, I'm aiming for $5.5K out the door, and...

Actually, I'm aiming for $5.5K out the door, and I'm getting a lot of initial resistance in my home town.

I'll check with the dealership that I earlier linked to to see if they're going to add...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Prices of new 2008 KLR 650

I don't get it.

How can a dealership sell a brand new KLR 650 at this price... http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=150248308090 ... while my...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Now that is an interesting...

first item to look at. Particularly when the noice is intermittent. It'll be loud for a day or two, then unnoicablefor a day or two.

Can't hurt to check that out first. I appreciate it.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Laugh YIKES! LOL Not to worry. I'm a single dad with...

YIKES! LOL Not to worry. I'm a single dad with no SO in my immediate environs. So again I say, and in full volume... YIKES! :eek1

It's moments like this that I get re-interested in the '08...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Nope. A '97 R1100GS. Not that it would probably...

Nope. A '97 R1100GS. Not that it would probably make a big diff. :(

Oh well. Thanks again.

And some habits are hard to change. I always rode the clutch a lot with every bike I had. THis is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Interesting. And particularly helpful too, since...

Interesting. And particularly helpful too, since I'm not THAT adept. :)

So I'm gathering that this would be a labor-intensive job at the dealership, creating a new hole in my wallet. Or is it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks for...

the info, gents.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
I gathered that. :) But which...

I gathered that.

:)

But which parts?

http://www.xmission.com/~wendell/R1100GS/clutch.html

All of them?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Advaita Eyes
My clutch is talking to me.

I'm always listening to my engine (which is the main reason why I don't like loud pipes), but my clutch has recently started talking to me.

Every time that I depress it, I hear a squeaking sound...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks again. I'll give it a looksee, now...

Thanks again.

I'll give it a looksee, now that I know what a possible suspect might look like.

AE

P.S. I showed him your video and he was impressed. Of course, I knew that he would be. :)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks, Jim. But I checked my idle after he did...

Thanks, Jim. But I checked my idle after he did the job, and it ran between 1100 and 1300. Too broad of a spectrrum? Indicative of anything?

That's what the idle still runs at, and she conked...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Need help to solve a mystery.

I'm puzzled.

I had my '97 1100GS' valves and throttle bodies done by an acquaintance of mine a few days ago, and the strangest thing has happened, on two separate ocassions, since then.

When...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Just wanted to say thanks..

for the helpful info y'all provided me.

Just mounted a Givi e45 top case to my 1100gs, and I love it. The instructions were lacking, but the process went smoothly as silk.

I LOVE that it...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,037
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Glad you mentioned Jim's DVD.

It is the best accessory that I bought for my bike.

:)

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Advaita Eyes
This is EXACTLY what I was hoping to find... if...

This is EXACTLY what I was hoping to find... if they apply to Givis, that is.

Thanks.

I owe you one.

Virtually speaking, of course.

:)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks to all for the feedback. Some...

Thanks to all for the feedback.

Some vendors may be great, but they don't hold a candle to the folks here.

:)

Thanks again.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Kick

So does this mean that there's nothing out there that can accomodate this?

:(
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Wanting e45s on both sides with no muff.

OK, I've done my customary search inquiry to make sure that the answer I am looking for hasn't been offered yet. It hasn't, I don't think.

I'm getting set cut the muff off its cat on my 1100gs,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By Advaita Eyes
I couldn't agree more. Jim did a fine job...

I couldn't agree more.

Jim did a fine job with the video. I'm much more willing to tool with different parts of my bike as a result of his fine work.

Go get it. And thanks, Jim.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,591
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Amber/orange headlight bulb.

I passed a GS today that caught my eye.

It sported an amber/orange headlight beam.

Does anyone know who makes such a bulb?

It really did a good job of catching my eye.

TIA
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,782
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks again.

You've outdone yourself with regard to providing me with helpful info. I appreciate that, TexBiker.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,782
Posted By Advaita Eyes
The E36: does it or doesn't it?

I'd appreciate it if someone can tell me what their personal experience reveals.

When I asked twistedthrottle.com if the Givi E36 can accomodate one helmet (I know that the e45 can accomodate...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,782
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Avoiding the tail light mod.

A very helpful thread. Particularly since I'm getting set to add some E45s topside and on the sides of my 1997 R1100GS. They are, after all, just an inch wider than the E36s, so why not go for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2008, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks.

Just wanted to say thainks to all who provide feedback. It was verey useful.

I decided to go with the Givi e45 top case, and either the Givi e45 or e36 side cases.

The deciding factor was my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Your experience is the very reason that I asked. ...

Your experience is the very reason that I asked. If cutting the muff off my cat may have any of the after effects that you mention, it's something to think about.

Thanks.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Nice. Thanks for the visuals. They always help....

Nice. Thanks for the visuals. They always help. :)

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks for the list. I didn't know that what...

Thanks for the list. I didn't know that what fits the 1150 fits the 1100. This widens the field of possibilities to me. Thanks again.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Re. castrating the muff off the cat.

I'm looking to cut the muff off the cat on my 1997 R1100GS so that I can attach a case on the left side that would be equal in volume to the case on the right side.

From the posts that I read so...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Aftermarket top and side cases for R1100GS.

Could someone please reiterate the available sources for aftermarket top and side cases for the R1100GS?

Finding 'em for the 1200GS is alot easier than the 1100GS, I discovered.

I need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 366,088
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Hi, Frank. Wjhere did you get that back pad for...

Hi, Frank. Wjhere did you get that back pad for the passenger? I haven't found one yet, that looks at meaty as that one, for the 1100gs.

TIA

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,267
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Glad you brought this up.

It's a nice segue to a question that I have. Will the chip make a difference on stock set up? No aftermarket pipes or slip-ons, just the stock stuff. Was that just a sale's pitch, or was he...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Yeah, but.... I may have ordered the part from...

Yeah, but.... I may have ordered the part from their parts guy, but it was their service manager who gave it to me when the part came in.

It pisses me off that I'll have to wait for the screw to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks for the heads up. I wonder why the parts...

Thanks for the heads up. I wonder why the parts manager didn't inform me of that when I purchased the sidestand.

AE
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By Advaita Eyes
1100GS sidestand tension springs.

Greetings.

I need to replace the sidestand on my '97 R1100GS after it collapsed a couple of days ago. The bracket is intact, and I'll be replacing only the stand itself.

The question that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Is this the center stand that you are referring...

Is this the center stand that you are referring to?

http://www.bmwsantacruz.com/Merchant2/index.html

If it is, it looks very interesting.

I was looking for a replacement center stand and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 107,474
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Thanks for the incredibly speedy reply, Jim. ...

Thanks for the incredibly speedy reply, Jim.

I was very descriptive of the three parts.

I thought he should've/would've figured it out too.

Oh well.

But I am grateful for your Speedy...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 107,474
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Ok, so I get ready to replace my cam tensioner......

Ok, so I get ready to replace my cam tensioner... submit the below indicated part numbers to the BMW dealership in Missoula, MT... and get back the following e-mail from Dean of their staff:

"The...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Tried that already.

I went that route and replaced the bulb as part of my initial troubleshooting efforts. So it has a new bulb. But the prob still persists.

The tail/brake light doesn't turn on when I start her...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Advaita Eyes
Tail light prob.

Greetings and salutations.

I'm puzzled about something, and would appreciate some direction as to where I can look for an answer.

When I turn on my R1100G's ignition, the headlight turns on but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By Advaita Eyes
??? AE

???

AE
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