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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By def
I have the BMW REProm for my model and I refer to...

I have the BMW REProm for my model and I refer to it often. As mentioned, it is for a wrench with some skill level and experience with mechanical systems.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By def
I would be inclined to go with a name brand like...

I would be inclined to go with a name brand like Bosch or Delphi. I have never heard of Felco.

Remember, you need the right flow and pressure in order to satisfy your fuel systems demands.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,181
Posted By def
Brembo brakes are simple to service and repair. ...

Brembo brakes are simple to service and repair.

Remove the caliper. Close bleeder nut. Apply compressed air to the caliper where the brake line was attached. Keep your fingers away from the area...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,181
Posted By def
The brakes on pre-servo BMWs are easy to repair. ...

The brakes on pre-servo BMWs are easy to repair.

The Brembo calipers are rather simple and straightforward. I just had my rear caliper off for painting and maintenance. I removed the bleeder and...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By def
There are domestic sources for name brand pumps...

There are domestic sources for name brand pumps that are under $100.00.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By def
First of all, you realize that you share the same...

First of all, you realize that you share the same first name with Dmitri Mendeleev, one of the most heralded Russian chemists ever. However you spell your name with a Y not I. I was fortunate to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,224
Posted By def
I know some pretty sharp techs as well and for...

I know some pretty sharp techs as well and for the most part, currently, they have little experience with the new water cooled engine and transmission disassembly and reassembly.

Also, when you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By def
So, I have the rear caliper apart and painted,...

So, I have the rear caliper apart and painted, pins cleaned, all the rubber parts cleaned and ready to reassemble and install. I even painted the pads to match.

Di Noc on the alternator cover and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By def
Well, there's your problem right there...look...

Well, there's your problem right there...look where the bulb is made.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,928
Posted By def
Maybe you should try that there Magnetic oil in...

Maybe you should try that there Magnetic oil in your new sidecar rig?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,224
Posted By def
Pheeeeeeeeeew! :knary

Pheeeeeeeeeew! :knary
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By def
When will you be over my way to take me for a...

When will you be over my way to take me for a ride? Can Ginger The Wonder Dog come too?

More photos please.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By def
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By def
That circuit is somewhat vulnerable because of...

That circuit is somewhat vulnerable because of the cold strike current required by the HID. A relay precludes any damage to wiring, switch contacts, load shed relay, etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By def
I guess the new water cooled engine is much...

I guess the new water cooled engine is much better that the oilhead engine because it doesn't use any oil when new?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By def
Hank reports over 500,000 on his GS...we all have...

Hank reports over 500,000 on his GS...we all have a way to go to catch up.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By def
I would anodize the alloy parts some fancy color....

I would anodize the alloy parts some fancy color. File, sand and polish the fin edges then then clear anodize.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,928
Posted By def
I have one question regarding the Magnetic oil,...

I have one question regarding the Magnetic oil, how does it smell?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By def
SBC's are like weeds...they're a...

SBC's are like weeds...they're a nuisance....well, except for the 283 and 327 cid.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By def
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By def
I have no experience with these suppliers. ...

I have no experience with these suppliers.

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/MOTODDM.DDM-35W-55W-Single-Motorcycle-HID-Kit

The installation of an HID requires no modification other than ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By def
Use the headlight power to operate a normally...

Use the headlight power to operate a normally open relay. Use a separate fused wire from the battery to power the HID.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By def
If you open the bleeder, the pistons should...

If you open the bleeder, the pistons should retract easily.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By def
A vibration that increases with driveshaft RPM...

A vibration that increases with driveshaft RPM and is evident regardless of the gear you're in, usually somewhat worse under acceleration.

Others with failed driveshaft experience may wish to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By def
I recall when the Dodges and Plymouths showed up...

I recall when the Dodges and Plymouths showed up at the strips with automatics and the 413 wedge, they could spin the rear slicks at a standstill waiting for the tree. Impressive.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By def
FD; drain and inspect the used oil for metal bits...

FD; drain and inspect the used oil for metal bits and abnormal debris.

Driveshaft; careful rotation of the rear wheel when cold may give some indication of notchy u-joints. Also, vibration can be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By def
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By def
So Max Wedge, are we talking about a 413 cross...

So Max Wedge, are we talking about a 413 cross flow? My favorite V8.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By def
At early miles, my 2001 boxer burped up a small...

At early miles, my 2001 boxer burped up a small piece of black plastic during an oil drain. It was a piece of chain rail. Years later, I had forgotten about it until you reminded me.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,918
Posted By def
And I call that stupid. I would vote for...

And I call that stupid. I would vote for everybody having their operators license cancelled and starting all over. Most young drivers are stupid and irresponsible. There should be limited driving...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,998
Posted By def
When you bought your BMW motorcycle, you got...

When you bought your BMW motorcycle, you got hosed. Hosing is built into the whole BMW thing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By def
Cyclebrakes is my go-to for anything brakes. They...

Cyclebrakes is my go-to for anything brakes. They know their stuff.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By def
Isn't it supposed to work that way? Always...

Isn't it supposed to work that way? Always accommodate the customer if possible?

Have we become so complacent that we often willingly accept sub standard service and treatment?

When you call...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By def
Wow, I'm worn out from all the replies regarding...

Wow, I'm worn out from all the replies regarding brake pads. Too much work to sort out the details...I'm goin' the cheap route.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,706
Posted By def
Are you familiar with Crooke's radiometer?

Are you familiar with Crooke's radiometer?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By def
How about Anton? He's an expert.

How about Anton? He's an expert.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By def
I'm about to renew the pads on my 2000 Ford. The...

I'm about to renew the pads on my 2000 Ford. The prices range from $14.00/wheel to $50.00/wheel. The $14.00 pads are guaranteed for the life or the car, original owner...the $50.00 pads are not.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,295
Posted By def
You think it looked cheap? Did you notice the...

You think it looked cheap? Did you notice the price sticker?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By def
Hot restrikes are hard on the HID lamp due to the...

Hot restrikes are hard on the HID lamp due to the extreme pressure in the lamp. The gasses have not condensed and as such, the ionic path for the arc requires all the voltage the igniter is capable...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By def
Proper aiming may get rid of the backscatter and...

Proper aiming may get rid of the backscatter and ensure that there is little annoying spillover for oncoming traffic;

On a level surface, place your full riding weight on the bike facing a light...
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