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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By GS Addict
It's usually something simple

Client said his '05 GS stopped charging and was worried about alternator failure.
I told him that the alternators were very reliable and doubted with his low mileage that it would be the cause of...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By GS Addict
Pin extractor - I make them for $15 shipped PM...

Pin extractor - I make them for $15 shipped
PM me
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By GS Addict
Agreed

Agreed
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By GS Addict
How to measure

Is this how you measured? The MAX BMW fiche shows this. No other Oilhead cable is more than 1000mm

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/NotesParts/62122306296_1_N.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By GS Addict
Look inside the race carefully. For THIS ...

Look inside the race carefully.

For THIS


http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/61917-C3_zps25f488ee.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By GS Addict
Bead blast aluminum alloy, not Sandblast.

Bead blast aluminum alloy, not Sandblast.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 448,101
Posted By GS Addict
Thanks, for the backup.

Thanks, for the backup.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 448,101
Posted By GS Addict
[/QUOTE] I do construction work and that is a pet...

[/QUOTE] I do construction work and that is a pet peeve. Sloppy ass people dropping shit in parking areas. I have to ask, who uses flat head screws anymore?[/QUOTE]

I think you meant to say slot...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By GS Addict
Very sorry to hear that, you guys have really had...

Very sorry to hear that, you guys have really had a bad one.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By GS Addict
Have you fixed the leak after tightening the 2 M6...

Have you fixed the leak after tightening the 2 M6 capscrews?

If not, take it 1 step further, I had a couple of persistent ones which I fixed the following way:

Remove both capscrews, clean with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By GS Addict
Every time I see that it usually results in...

Every time I see that it usually results in replacing the FD input seal and checking the compression ring for rust or scoring (seal lip rides on this part)
Properly sealing the threaded ring threads...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By GS Addict
I have too and got one wrong once....Got...

I have too and got one wrong once....Got interrupted and lost my train of thought
Cal it a senoir moment or something like that....:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By GS Addict
Sorry you are right, I had the sides mixed up...

Sorry you are right, I had the sides mixed up with another thread. My Bad.
Reply deleted.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By GS Addict
Is it possible that the valve timing is out? ...

Is it possible that the valve timing is out?
You did mess with the sprockets.....
Check the relationship between the OT mark, piston TDC and valve position.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By GS Addict
4 bar is way too low. Was this test done with...

4 bar is way too low.
Was this test done with the TB's wide open?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By GS Addict
Search this part on Max BMW fiche. Plug and...

Search this part on Max BMW fiche.

Plug and play

61 12 8 544 442 ADAPTER CABLE FOR GPS NAVIGATION
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 290,636
Posted By GS Addict
Very nice, any build pictures?

Very nice, any build pictures?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By GS Addict
I got these and really like 'em ...

I got these and really like 'em

http://www.twistedthrottle.ca/sw-motech-on-road-off-road-footpegs-bmw-r1100gs-94-99-r1150gs-adventure-02-05-r1150gs-99-04-r1200gs-04
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By GS Addict
Pretty much a universal part......

Should not have any trouble finding a used one locally........

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/PartsSearch.aspx?&searchtype=partnumber&parts=16%2011%207%20685%20458
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By GS Addict
Easily re keyed with the original tumbler.

Easily re keyed with the original tumbler.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By GS Addict
Exactly what model/yr?

Exactly what model/yr?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By GS Addict
First check of those bolts are not loose. I have...

First check of those bolts are not loose. I have fixed a few that way.
Torque to 9nm
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By GS Addict
Yes, momentary spark is normal.

Yes, momentary spark is normal.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By GS Addict
Changing the wheel size will cause an ABS fault...

Changing the wheel size will cause an ABS fault IIRC
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6,772
Views: 1,228,803
Posted By GS Addict
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,382
Posted By GS Addict
When I was a teen I remember a used car dealer...

When I was a teen I remember a used car dealer (Belmont Motors on Kingsway in Vancouver, B.C.) that would put sawdust in transmissions to quiet them down.
Happened to 2 guys I knew.
They eventually...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By GS Addict
Granted, as long as you reciprocate if I need...

Granted, as long as you reciprocate if I need one......:deal:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By GS Addict
The Cat Code plugs do not contain resistors. They...

The Cat Code plugs do not contain resistors. They are simply a shorting bar that connect different pins in the socket, that switches the different fuel maps in the Motronic.
You can do the same with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By GS Addict
Very common on the early hexhead 1200's. Exide...

Very common on the early hexhead 1200's.
Exide had a problem. BMW replaced many on warranty.

From one second to the next the bike was dead.
With no load the voltage would read 12+ volts, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By GS Addict
If it's not obvious on the outside....

It certainly would not be the first time the internal jumpers of a battery were cracked.
Early 1200 batteries had this problem.
Use a DVM on the terminal itself to prove.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By GS Addict
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By GS Addict
100% right, was waiting for him to do the basics...

100% right, was waiting for him to do the basics first. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By GS Addict
First do

a proper valve adjustment (with 4 feeler gauges) and TB balance @3500- 4000rpm.
Then follow with Autolite 3922 plugs (3923's are for the 1100)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By GS Addict
2 separate motors in the system. PM'd you

2 separate motors in the system.

PM'd you
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By GS Addict
Ask around, I have heard the oil resistant ones...

Ask around, I have heard the oil resistant ones are grabby. Not sure if any truth to that but the question is worth asking.
I have never installed one.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By GS Addict
Inspect for cracking (not sure if the second pic...

Inspect for cracking (not sure if the second pic shows some).
Then
Put a straightedge across both and see if they are flat and
if so, take an orbital sander and some 80 emery paper and rough them...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By GS Addict
Yes, you are right, the rest is fuel maps.

Yes, you are right, the rest is fuel maps.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By GS Addict
Ya no worries, just thought it would keep the...

Ya no worries, just thought it would keep the focus better

BTW that was me.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By GS Addict
Timing I suspect. If you pull the silencer now it...

Timing I suspect. If you pull the silencer now it will run.
Many oilhead owners pull them off and just run a stub pipe.
I've run mine with nothing, has a nice sound. Bit loud tho'
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By GS Addict
Don't worry, these bikes are so popular there...

Don't worry, these bikes are so popular there will be parts for years to come.
Great machines
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