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Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,071
Posted By bone13
Yeah and amazingly the manuals were only made...

Yeah and amazingly the manuals were only made available here in the states about a month ago. Couldn't even get a part Number for them,

As of right now according to BMW, ETA of K5x Manuals...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,071
Posted By bone13
The manuals show to be available in Germany....

The manuals show to be available in Germany. However they appear to be backordered in the states at the moment. Have one on order for a customer at my shop for the last month... Going to be placing a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By bone13
You can do a couple of things. 1 - Take the...

You can do a couple of things.
1 - Take the money and find another GS

or what I would do:
2 - I would go over the estimate with the dealership and see exactly what they have it. Many of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By bone13
elmontanero, Wish I could do more to help ya on...

elmontanero,
Wish I could do more to help ya on this...
It can be very difficult to diagnose an issue like this without being there.
I'll try and remember to poke back in here tomorrow evening...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,747
Posted By bone13
Oops!... had my head on backwards, that should...

Oops!... had my head on backwards, that should say that the noise will come from the RIGHT inner side of the tank as you sit on the bike. lol
I'll go back and fix that now...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By bone13
I went through an entire motor rebuild to replace...

I went through an entire motor rebuild to replace the guides in mine after discovering almost gone guides in my 01. When I did it no one was giving up the info on how to replace em without splitting...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By bone13
Its a side effect of the boxer style motor oil is...

Its a side effect of the boxer style motor oil is splashed on the cylinder walls when the piston is at the top of its stroke. when the motor is turned off that oil pools at the bottom of the cylinder...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By bone13
Did you install a Nicotine patch or Vaporizer?...

Did you install a Nicotine patch or Vaporizer? :lol3

Actually the current orientation of your piston rings end gap can have an effect on that happening.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,747
Posted By bone13
The easy check to help differentiate from the ABS...

The easy check to help differentiate from the ABS servo. Pull the plugs, turn on the key and turn the motor over by hand. Any time the hall sensor activates the ignition, the fuel pump activates for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By bone13
First things first. Did the tensioner you removed...

First things first. Did the tensioner you removed have a spring in it? IF so you have the old style tensioner, and it needs replaced with the updated version. See the Hall of wisdom link at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,479
Posted By bone13
Tail bag - I'll second taking a look at twisted...

Tail bag - I'll second taking a look at twisted throttles dry bags if your thanking of a soft tail bag in place of a hard tail case. I Have one of their older 55ltr ones and it straps on pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 20,149
Posted By bone13
I can confirm that. We've already done a few...

I can confirm that.
We've already done a few at the dealership I work at.
There is no "Recall" on the strips.
BMW has only extended the warranty on them. If yours fails they just replace it.
...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By bone13
I own both a 77 RS which I have put over 100k...

I own both a 77 RS which I have put over 100k miles on and an 01 R1150GS and I love them both for different reasons. The RS is much better weather protection, and LOVES a high speed romp. Little puts...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By bone13
1150 Flip Down Brake Pedal?

Any of you fellow inmates know of anyone making or has anyone made adapted a flip down brake foot pedal like the 1200's have?
Not a folding for crash protection, but one that flips down to increase...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 71,918
Posted By bone13
https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t...

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/426506_10151511791604394_1513824159_n.jpg

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1.0-9/536241_10151511791444394_1179947621_n.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 71,918
Posted By bone13
Pops ("Dusty" Dave Corl) has been doing some...

Pops ("Dusty" Dave Corl) has been doing some serious mapping for this years Ridge Runner Big Bike Rides we plan to lead Fri & Sat... Last I heard, he had one route he was thinking of doing that could...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 180,810
Posted By bone13
Damn, I was near there yesterday while scounting...

Damn, I was near there yesterday while scounting roads for March Moto Madness. Figured as nice a day as it was yesterday someone would have already went and pick up the tag.... what I get for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 71,918
Posted By bone13
Early Fire Road report: Ran star mountain,...

Early Fire Road report:

Ran star mountain, oswalds dome, benton mtn, and buck bald yesterday... The Good news; a lot of the little pea gravel was washed away this winter, all the downed trees...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,537
Posted By bone13
my splines were showing wear at 100k miles,...

my splines were showing wear at 100k miles, actual replaced it 145k miles was still going, but I was getting ready to go compete in the GS trophy and didnt want the possibility of failing while...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,370
Posted By bone13
A tiny amout of oil in the airbox isn't uncomman...

A tiny amout of oil in the airbox isn't uncomman espc. if the bike is regularly ridden at high RPMs/fast highway speeds (85mph+). if it's more than a light coating or the bike is babied all the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,750
Posted By bone13
Exactly correct, didnt mean to scare ya. I was...

Exactly correct, didnt mean to scare ya. I was just (poorly) pointing out that there are many things that give similar symptoms. The FI system to work properly requires everything to be in tune and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,252
Posted By bone13
Not really, that statement comes from my working...

Not really, that statement comes from my working in the motorcycle industry for 24 years for just about every major brand in existence.
Yes certain bikes within each brand log big miles (example:...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,925
Posted By bone13
That will teach for washing your GS :deal :D

That will teach for washing your GS :deal :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,252
Posted By bone13
I havent read the entire thread, but here's my...

I havent read the entire thread, but here's my two cents to add...
This whole article is based on averages of how many bikes have had failures
I rmember reading a while back a motorcycle industry...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,750
Posted By bone13
A faulty TPS switch or on the left throttle body...

A faulty TPS switch or on the left throttle body can cause similar issues too. If you have anyone near you with a GS911 I would highly recommend getting fault codes checked before you start throwing...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By bone13
Sweet! these guys have em! Now I just have to dig...

Sweet! these guys have em! Now I just have to dig out my currency exchange converter see how bad its gonna cost me... only thing cheap about a beemer is it's rider. lol
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 180,810
Posted By bone13
If you haven't heard about it yet - March Moto...

If you haven't heard about it yet - March Moto Madness in Tellico Plains. Gathering of ADV riders from all over the country.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=943934
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By bone13
Nice sources for some very cool parts... sadly...

Nice sources for some very cool parts... sadly not seeing a seat for the 3/4 cowl on either site... may try and email both and see if they might know of someone. Hopefully someone makes one or can.
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By bone13
sadly I believe that one is for the dual seat...

sadly I believe that one is for the dual seat cowl not the 3/4.
Before I found out the 3/4 cowl was available I was thinking of going that way.
I have a corbin dual canyon on my RS currently and...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By bone13
replacement 3/4 seat?

While pricing out some parts for my ol 77 RS, I was pleased to see that BMW still offers the 3/4 seat cowls for the old RS! :tb
Sadly, however the seat itself has been discontinued. :baldy

So...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 71,918
Posted By bone13
I've heard rumors that there is a secret button...

I've heard rumors that there is a secret button on the new R12GSLC that summons a BMW corporate helicopter that flies out to you, and serves German Beer and Bratwurst. Saves having to remember to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 71,918
Posted By bone13
I'm In! Working in the bike biz, I don't...

I'm In!

Working in the bike biz, I don't get to go play at rallies much anymore, but I always plan on MMM. Best way to start the riding season!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bone13
I believe the DVD Def was referring to is the...

I believe the DVD Def was referring to is the factory service manual which is only available on DVD for your computer. Definitely not free from BMW. They run about $110 USD.
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By bone13
Thanks! PM sent

Thanks! PM sent
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By bone13
Let me know if you find it!

Let me know if you find it!
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By bone13
Not went to the store in person. Pandoras is a...

Not went to the store in person. Pandoras is a 2-2.5 hour ride from my place. My father who ordered the timing chain called them. He is also their Klim, schuberth, and scorpion rep. So not like they...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By bone13
Timing chain woes

So I'm in the middle of replacing the timing chain on my fathers 95 R100GSPD. Got everything pulled apart and the old timing chain off.
I go to install the new chain and find as I open the sealed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 180,810
Posted By bone13
New Tag

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Taken back in a western direction... shouldn't be hard to find

Aliens have landed on a "Middle"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 180,810
Posted By bone13
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1209413_10151879598374394_708660689_n.jpg

At corner of s.allens bridge rd and cedar creek rd. Greenville tn

Cedar Creek is a fun little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,654
Posted By bone13
Thanks for snapping the pic of me in the water...

Thanks for snapping the pic of me in the water crossing (#28) Hope you dont mind if nabbed it for my facebook and personal pics... :D
My GoPro died shortly into the second course on Saturday so I...
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