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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,358
Posted By Steve W.
If the loud pipes saves lifes were true. Then all...

If the loud pipes saves lifes were true. Then all the BMW and Goldwing riders should have been killed years ago. :rofl

Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By Steve W.
Remove the starter and look for oily residue You...

Remove the starter and look for oily residue You may have a seal leaking or the slave cylinder has leaked brake fluid. Is your clutch reservoir low?

Or it could be the driveshaft rubber...
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,088
Posted By Steve W.
No problem from me for the wait. The machinist...

No problem from me for the wait. The machinist probably just needs to run a
5 H7 reamer though the holes. They need to be a "precision location" but not loose. I had rather us the M5 socket head vs...
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,088
Posted By Steve W.
Put me down for one. I hope it's a while before...

Put me down for one. I hope it's a while before I need another clutch. You gonna do paypal?
Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,088
Posted By Steve W.
Esmir What size, pitch, grade, type of bolts...

Esmir
What size, pitch, grade, type of bolts and nuts did you use for your test? I'm thinking socketheads shouldered thru the spacer, red locktite and cut flush to the nuts and ping over.
Cheers...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,512
Posted By Steve W.
I keep reading: injectors always spray, smell...

I keep reading: injectors always spray, smell fuel, no spark. Were you checking spark with the stick coil plugs or the secondary plugs, or both? You could attach a timing light to the bottoms while...
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,088
Posted By Steve W.
Me Too! Looks like a doable fix for the six...

Me Too! Looks like a doable fix for the six speed.:clap I am very interested.
Thanks
Steve 01 GS, 78 S
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,607
Posted By Steve W.
Take a look at this 4 conductor shielded cable at...

Take a look at this 4 conductor shielded cable at mcmaster carr part# 8219K56

http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/120/821/=qjv84s

Works for me.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By Steve W.
Just replace the cable with new teflon insulated...

Just replace the cable with new teflon insulated wire for high temp environment.

4 conductor cable for hes repair

Mcmaster carr 8219K56

teflon insulated shielded
...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Steve W.
If the oil level is kept at or near the top line...

If the oil level is kept at or near the top line on the stick the 1000s will blow some oil out the breather into the right carby. I run mine at half way or less between the marks. Also thinner oil...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,327
Posted By Steve W.
I got my order yesterday: clutch cable, tool bag,...

I got my order yesterday: clutch cable, tool bag, tank mount, 1 M&M :clap, 1 sticker. No problem. Order guy was 'Drew' at N.H. store.
Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Steve W.
My 78 S does just that from the factory. I think...

My 78 S does just that from the factory. I think it was some fed law at that time. Get a 78 /7 wiring diagram and copy that circuit, you will need a small relay and a buzzer.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,555
Posted By Steve W.
Save The Motorcyles

I couldn't agree more!
Cheers
Steve


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Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Steve W.
Been using that hose for sometime now. I got mine...

Been using that hose for sometime now. I got mine from

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/BMW-Hose-for-In-Tank-Submersion-16-13-1-455-350-p/fp-hosekit.htm

Looks like the same hose. I moved the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,193
Posted By Steve W.
When I did my 01 GS at about 50kmi. the old...

When I did my 01 GS at about 50kmi. the old plates were tapered, but the thickness of the disc was ok but also tapered. The new parts are flat as Kansas. I also checked the squareness of the...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Steve W.
I would check ALL ground connections especially...

I would check ALL ground connections especially the grounds from the diode board to the engine. Disconnect the battery before removing the front cover. Do you still have the rubber mounts? Check the...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,177
Posted By Steve W.
Unless you are going to show in a concours event....

Unless you are going to show in a concours event. You and the bike will be much better served going with the handlebar MC. I replaced my (78 S) undertank with a MC from a R65 with 13mm bore. Much...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Steve W.
You can connect the RED wires together by...

You can connect the RED wires together by carefully stripping back a portion of insulation on each and wrapping a piece of bare wire to join them, then solder and tape up. This will prevent the bad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Steve W.
Went to Charlotte last year. I was very...

Went to Charlotte last year. I was very disappointed with the content. Only thing I remember was the new aircooled Honda 4. Geared more for the pirate crowd. (yuck) YMMV
Cheers
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,598
Posted By Steve W.
I agree it's Deal's Gap. Back in the '70's we...

I agree it's Deal's Gap. Back in the '70's we rode our Honda 550's and 750's through that area a lot and never thought about it. Just another curvy road. I remember stopping at the "Crossroads of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,935,762
Posted By Steve W.
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/GS%20grip%20r...

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/GS%20grip%20replacement.html

In advrider "hall of wisdom"

Cheers
Steve
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 354,065
Posted By Steve W.
New TAG !!! EASY Go Gitt'em

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 354,065
Posted By Steve W.
Graborama

Old house on Pleasant Hill rd. off 414 in G'ville county.

Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,181
Posted By Steve W.
Me and my 01 blue / white on top of pike's peak. ...

Me and my 01 blue / white on top of pike's peak.
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,933
Posted By Steve W.
You did good. I got one just like it, 55k miles....

You did good. I got one just like it, 55k miles. Best year, best color enjoy.
Cheers
Steve 01GS 78S
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Steve W.
First wag a bad stick coil. Do a search on how...

First wag a bad stick coil. Do a search on how to check, very likely problem on a 4 plug bike. There is also a thread for replacing with automotive parts. You can swap side to side to see which is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 141,239
Posted By Steve W.
New TAG !!! EASY Go Gitt'em

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 141,239
Posted By Steve W.
Grab

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,237
Posted By Steve W.
What bike is it? Looks like the end of one of...

What bike is it? Looks like the end of one of the cam chain tensioner shoes.
Read this thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=901745

Good Luck
Steve
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Steve W.
FWIW I'm running a 13mm handlebar mc with twin...

FWIW I'm running a 13mm handlebar mc with twin ate 40's. I have a good lever that does not go to the bar. I am thinking your mc piston may be leaking through. Sometimes the rubber piston seal can be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 141,239
Posted By Steve W.
FWIW When I was kid I barely remember mom and...

FWIW When I was kid I barely remember mom and dad taking me to the "Wing & Fin" lodge that was on that lake. The lodge burnt down I think in the early 60's. Dad told me there was a sign over the...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,886
Posted By Steve W.
Why are you trying to use a universal switch? ...

Why are you trying to use a universal switch? The switch passes battery + 12vdc to the S terminal when in the start position. You must rewire the starting circuit for the switch to work. The BMW way...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,886
Posted By Steve W.
Follow the current path from the battery. You...

Follow the current path from the battery. You will see the path is from the ignition switch and the kill switch on the handlebar. The connection at the starter relay supplies the relay coil. When...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 1,107,026
Posted By Steve W.
My 78 S grabbing a tag in tag o rama. ...

My 78 S grabbing a tag in tag o rama.
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Steve W.
Try bmw of tampa...

Try bmw of tampa http://www.eurocyclesoftampabay.com (813) 926-9937 in the past they would give 20% off. To get the discount you had to call on the phone, ask the parts guy for the discount, and...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By Steve W.
I can't believe I missed that extra mammary I...

I can't believe I missed that extra mammary I must be getting old.

PS I think the first bike with the multi fins is a R50 or R60.

Cheers
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By Steve W.
FWIW I found the original ad....

FWIW I found the original ad. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/mcy/4095909372.html

The valve covers have more fins. Correct? or Not?
Cheers
Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Steve W.
http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/BMW-Hose-for-In-T...

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/BMW-Hose-for-In-Tank-Submersion-16-13-1-455-350-p/fp-hosekit.htm

Been in my 01 for a long time. Moved filter outside and replaced U piece and connecting hoses...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 141,239
Posted By Steve W.
It's a GS500. Cheers Steve

It's a GS500.
Cheers
Steve
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 141,239
Posted By Steve W.
New TAG !!! EASY Go Gitt'em

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5474/9875289095_e75c512368_h.jpg
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