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Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By PaulRS
GS shock is about 50mm longer. That will...

GS shock is about 50mm longer.

That will raise the rear of the bike and steepen the steering angle by a lot, resulting in 'interesting' roadholding. :huh

But if the Φhlins comes cheap, and you...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By PaulRS
Looks like a bog-standard Brembo P08. Used...

Looks like a bog-standard Brembo P08.

Used on BMW K75/100, and many Italian bike of the same era.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By PaulRS
0,003" equals 0.076 mm, where 0.02 mm is max, acc...

0,003" equals 0.076 mm, where 0.02 mm is max, acc my books.

So some corrective action is required here.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By PaulRS
Overkill? No such thing for a rig. You Yanks...

Overkill? No such thing for a rig.
You Yanks invented the 'nothing beats cubic inches', remember? :D

It will let U cruise at a leasurly 60 mph with some power to spare for when it is needed.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By PaulRS
R90 doesn't come with Nikasils, that's R80 and...

R90 doesn't come with Nikasils, that's R80 and R100 only.

Why not consider an R100 engine.
An R100/7 engine fitted with Nikasils and with the smaller 32 mm carb's give a healthy torque of about...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 138,081
Posted By PaulRS
So mine was the last of the cheaper ones. :eek1...

So mine was the last of the cheaper ones. :eek1 :lol3
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,740
Posted By PaulRS
@jackd, the copper bushing bits are closed, so no...

@jackd, the copper bushing bits are closed, so no way out for the grease there.

Also on the pins, you see an X-shaped groove at the tip and a circular groove around that pin.
The X-shaped groove...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,740
Posted By PaulRS
The OEM pins from Herr BMW are also anodized...

The OEM pins from Herr BMW are also anodized aluminum.
Only the first series 1100GS had a steel pin, the rh FD fixed one, all the latter are Al.

Here they use 7075 aviation grade, don't think...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By PaulRS
For an alternative, look at Brembo type P08...

For an alternative, look at Brembo type P08 (iirc).

Mounting holes should be the same, 108 mm pitch.
Are used on elder Guzzi's, Duc's Laverda's and so on.
So are readily available and spares are...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By PaulRS
Different continent, different name for the same...

Different continent, different name for the same valve. :D

Membrane, or reed, supposed to be better than the old spring-loaded fiber thing.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 904
Posted By PaulRS
Maybe that was me? What wears? Obviously...

Maybe that was me?

What wears?
Obviously the gears on the twist grip and the roundel wear, giving a notchy feeling.
The twist grip is held in place by a lip on the cover and a groove in said...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By PaulRS
If it is the gears, you want to replace the whole...

If it is the gears, you want to replace the whole set.
That's 3 parts, the gearwheel with chain, the mating twist grip and the cover.

I replaced mine last year, about 50€.
Throttle action smooth...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By PaulRS
A smear of green Loctite goes a long way. ...

A smear of green Loctite goes a long way.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,913
Posted By PaulRS
Inquiring mind wants to know. :D Paul.

Inquiring mind wants to know. :D

Paul.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 29,265
Posted By PaulRS
Nope, no machining involved. Just a straight...

Nope, no machining involved.
Just a straight swap.

I've been looking at machining, though, for the FD to accept bog-standard 30203 bearings, but for some reason I never came to that.
A quick...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 29,265
Posted By PaulRS
Knurling will hold, but not for long……………………… ...

Knurling will hold, but not for long………………………

Those pins are anodized aluminum, exept for the last, that's an old model 1100GS, made out of steel.
No fancy Titanium here.

As for the plain...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,913
Posted By PaulRS
Ok, I see how you can shorten the whole leg. ...

Ok, I see how you can shorten the whole leg.
Inside the cartridge is a spring which act's as a bumpstop on full extension, if you put a spacer there, you shorten the full length of the leg.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 29,265
Posted By PaulRS
I've been testriding these for around 5 months,...

I've been testriding these for around 5 months, 10k.

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/y5w5F6c.jpg width="1000" height="773">

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/tvNXv1i.jpg width="1000" height="773"
...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,913
Posted By PaulRS
Just out of curiosity, where and by how much do...

Just out of curiosity, where and by how much do those differ from the OEM Suzuki triples?

By just looking at the drawing, my guess is that the off-set and distance between the legs are approx the...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By PaulRS
You can use any of the gearboxes from the list...

You can use any of the gearboxes from the list below.
Should make your search more easy.

Part 23002301792 (Rmfd-5 speed gearbox, kick starter) was found on the following vehicles:

2474:...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By PaulRS
A straight swap it isn't. But if you are...

A straight swap it isn't.

But if you are handy with an angle-grinder and a welding-torch, anything is possible.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By PaulRS
I measure 29.8ish on an old plug I have lying...

I measure 29.8ish on an old plug I have lying around.
Pitch is 1,5 mm.

So M30 x 1,5 it is.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 328,262
Posted By PaulRS
Ok, mine. :D How I got it; <img...

Ok, mine. :D

How I got it;

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/a53ynEf.jpg" width="1000" height="773">

As it is now;

<img src="http://i.imgur.com/64NaQSS.jpg" width="1000" height="773">
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 131,225
Posted By PaulRS
Nope, no different wiring set-up then any other...

Nope, no different wiring set-up then any other 2v Beemer, or older Guzzi.

The idiot lt gets a + when ignition on and finds its ground via the rotor.
With the engine running at above idle speed...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 131,225
Posted By PaulRS
I have the 4453CP, which comes with a red...

I have the 4453CP, which comes with a red triangle.

I added nothing extra to the wiring, just connected the red triangle to the blue wire from the charging system, and it does charge the battery,...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 131,225
Posted By PaulRS
I am in the process of installing the same unit...

I am in the process of installing the same unit in a /5 headlamp nacelle.

Before final installation, I wired the thing up to see if all the functions are working.
All is fine so far.

But what...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By PaulRS
Regarding those bolts, they are the oem items. ...

Regarding those bolts, they are the oem items.

Look closely and you can see the milled recess in the flange to accommodate said bolts.
Later models have changed to the countersunk bolts.

As...
Forum: Hacks 11-25-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,706
Posted By PaulRS
Found some useful info on www.skf.com The...

Found some useful info on www.skf.com

The interference fit for a wheel bearing is a P6 or IT6 fit, so for a 2" or 50mm bearing the hole should be 16 micron smaller.
Any smaller and the bearing is...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By PaulRS
On which side did you fit the clip for the master...

On which side did you fit the clip for the master link?
It should be at the engine side of the chain.

The pins on a master link tend to be slightly longer and if fitted towards the cover, it can...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,642
Posted By PaulRS
On Guzzi's of the same period the diode board is...

On Guzzi's of the same period the diode board is mounted behind the side panel, next to the battery, below the rider's seat.

As BMW and Guzzi use the same Bosch system, as in the generator on the...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By PaulRS
New bearing is in. :D Put it in the freezer...

New bearing is in. :D

Put it in the freezer overnight, heated the housing to 120 C and the bearing slid right in.
Measured the play again and that came out at around 5-6/100 of a mm.

Manual...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,255
Posted By PaulRS
Did you check and cleaned the slugdetrap? ...

Did you check and cleaned the slugdetrap?

The inside of the big-end journal of the crank act's like a centrifugal hold to collect any solid particles and in the end enough of the solids will block...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By PaulRS
Mine is from Stahlwille. Stahlwille M10...

Mine is from Stahlwille.

Stahlwille M10 2054.

Paul.
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By PaulRS
Good info indeed. :clap Info by Max...

Good info indeed. :clap

Info by Max Headroom;

Bearing color code and the corresponding shaft size.

Red (normal)...59.980 - 59.99mm
Blue..............59.971 - 59.98mm...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By PaulRS
Main bearings, green and/or yellow?

I'm in the progress of re-builing an R75/6 engine which has stood for about 10 years.
Dis-assembeled, cleaned, checked and measured everything there is to measure and all is within specs.

Over...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By PaulRS
Not sure about the brackets, but the lower parts...

Not sure about the brackets, but the lower parts around the cylinders and the center part holding the headlight is the same for the RS and RT.

Only difference are the side panels and screen.
But...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 969
Posted By PaulRS
Looking at the fiches from Max, those rebound...

Looking at the fiches from Max, those rebound springs only apply from 1980 and later.??????
You might look at the sliders for a cast-in date of manufacturing, that will bring some light to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,642
Posted By PaulRS
The damage to the piston is not the problem, you...

The damage to the piston is not the problem, you can easily smoothen that with a fine file or sanding paper.
I always start there to remove material to get both pistons weighed/balanced.

The real...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By PaulRS
Points, no, they don't react to heat. ...

Points, no, they don't react to heat.
Condersor, possible, but an easy swap.

My money would be on the coils, overheat and they are done for.
If they are the original coils, they are 40-ish years...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By PaulRS
No problem. I've got the same done to my...

No problem.

I've got the same done to my 75/5 cylinders and they've run perfectly for years.

Somewhere on this forum there pic's to be found from a cylinder cut in half, lengthwise, to show how...
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