Originally Posted by Roughseas
Bad news for you!
Problem was the bad battery and my home made jump cables. Thanks Stinkyb.
Could not run it for long as the oil was spraying all over but the engine sounds silent and good.
@viz.. it was difficult to turn it over with the rear wheel, I also have a 2001 R1150GS and this was harder to turn compared to that as the engine has hardly been run in.
OK good. Problem with those "fully charged" batteries - sometimes they're not
That loud clunk you heard was prolly the starter motor engagement but did not have enough berries to do the rest. What threw me was that usually you get a chatter from the starter motor and no turn-over with a battery that is flat...
But good that it went