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Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By tiorio
I really appreciate the offer but I'm a large....

I really appreciate the offer but I'm a large. Thanks!



That's what I hear, that they really are well designed. I went with the Rev'it over the BMW gear (obviously) but I really need to get...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By tiorio
Replacement for Rev'it Off-Track/Dakar combo

Hey disaster fans, I had to crash my F800GS on the 405 at speed and my Rev'it gear did it's job but needs to be replaced. I loved this gear, but of course everyone has new offerings.

I ride on/off...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
Well the new clutch bedded in over about 150...

Well the new clutch bedded in over about 150 miles and everything was hunky-dory until I f*&$@# my shoulders about 6 months ago. Put about 2500 miles on the ceramic clutch total and would 100%...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By tiorio
I did it a while back, here you go: ...

I did it a while back, here you go:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=452583

Good luck!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By tiorio
I got two motion-pro irons (shoulda got three)...

I got two motion-pro irons (shoulda got three) and some plasti-dip (to put on the irons where it contacts the rim so I don't have to fiddle with leather or whatever) and thanks to this site and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
Ok, I will check when I get home to be sure but I...

Ok, I will check when I get home to be sure but I believe it DOES look like the picture, with the 'skinny' or 'tapered' end at the front/pressure plate (as the end sticking out of the trans housing...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
If that is the case then I may have that sucker...

If that is the case then I may have that sucker in backwards! Have to remove the rear shock to get it out and check. My only concern is that RepROM shows this image repeatedly:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
Not on the R1200 or HP2, but you are correct for...

Not on the R1200 or HP2, but you are correct for the other adv models!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
Yup, tried it yesterday before I pulled the slave...

Yup, tried it yesterday before I pulled the slave cylinder off, got a itty little drip, nothing more. Thanks, it was a good idea for sure!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
thanks for the tip on the handgaurd, I learned...

thanks for the tip on the handgaurd, I learned that one via the school of hard knockks shortly after I got the bike. They should put a chapter in the owners manual about that! Unfortunately, not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By tiorio
Ok, clutch guys, what now? 07 GSA

Burned up my clutch at ~6k mi doing adventure riding:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449853

Replaced with Touratech ceramic plate, new pres plate, new housing (and new bolts):...
Forum: Racing 04-26-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By tiorio
I will be riding the big pig r1200gsa, coming...

I will be riding the big pig r1200gsa, coming solo and looking for teammates who will make my riding look impressive. Riding skills not required, but you will need to bring your liver.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
Well she's back together again, brakes bled,...

Well she's back together again, brakes bled, torques checked, and test ride was a success...

Now for thoughts on the ceramic unit I put in there...

It's not like a 'racing' clutch, pure...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
Hey Jim, splines are ok on both the old plate and...

Hey Jim, splines are ok on both the old plate and the trans input shaft. As you might imagine, there was a ton of 'clutch dust' in the bell housing and anything that has grease on it got coated in...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
Ok, so the carnage is here: ...

Ok, so the carnage is here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9646658#post9646658

What you will see is that the clutch plate itself is worn quite a bit, but not destroyed. What...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
And for comparison, here are the new parts: ...

And for comparison, here are the new parts:

http://tradertodds.com/r1200gsa/IMG_0281.jpg
http://tradertodds.com/r1200gsa/IMG_0292.jpg
http://tradertodds.com/r1200gsa/IMG_0294.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
And here's the actual carnage. I definitely went...

And here's the actual carnage. I definitely went above and beyond in my destruction. The plate itself is in some sort of ok-ish shape, but the friction surfaces are totally screwed. I blued the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
I'm not a big garage photographer, these are...

I'm not a big garage photographer, these are cell-phone pics. But since I seem to be going where few have gone before I figured I'd contribute what I can! Here's where I got with it last night:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
That's the opposite of my understanding, I'd love...

That's the opposite of my understanding, I'd love to hear more about that!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
The burned up clutch agrees with you and so do I,...

The burned up clutch agrees with you and so do I, which is why it never crossed my mind to try to warranty it. My point is that the clutch design is a weak spot on a generally well thought-out bike....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
I'd agree with the in-out technique for slow...

I'd agree with the in-out technique for slow speed pavement riding, do that all the time. However loose dirt inclines are a different beast entirely, no?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
Interesting reading, surely. Let me state that I...

Interesting reading, surely. Let me state that I was definitely slipping the clutch to try to gain traction. The loose shale and sand combo had my rear digging a hole so and I needed controlled power...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
Thanks for the tips on the bolts, and here's why...

Thanks for the tips on the bolts, and here's why it needs to be done so early.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=449853

Got my new ceramic disc yesterday, rest of the parts coming...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By tiorio
Wicked Vacant lots in the South Bay (redondo, hermosa, torrance, etc)

I'm in South Redondo Beach actually, and have been scoping out vacant DIRT lots that aren't in full view of major roads for slow-speed technical practice. Have had marginal luck.

I've ridden the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By tiorio
anyone done their own clutch? ('07 R1200GSA)

Title says it all, have the reprom pages for the full r&r, anyone done this on their own and have any tidbits to share?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,131
Posted By tiorio
Hmmm...let's see: Crappy economy = slow work...

Hmmm...let's see:

Crappy economy = slow work + mostly weekend days + close location...

Wow. Guess I'll have to go. Maybe I'll even go for the competition just to get trounced. All I need is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
I'd agree completely with the gearing...

I'd agree completely with the gearing problem...first is way too high for serious work and second is close behind. I like 6th for cruising, I go fast on the slab, so lower first, lower the final...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,939
Posted By tiorio
'07 GSA + 6k miles + dirt = clutch no bueno

I always wondered why BMW didn't go with a wet-clutch on these big dual-sports. There's also a good chance that I'm using it as the MARKETING guys intended, not the engineers...

Needless to say, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,272
Posted By tiorio
Anyone know where these are still available?...

Anyone know where these are still available? Seems the mfgr is no longer around? Cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,622
Posted By tiorio
Timely thread...I was just pondering this exact...

Timely thread...I was just pondering this exact question yesterday on my way to work. The reality is that I commute an hour and a half a day and love my 07 GSA for that, and for the semi-occasional...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,620
Posted By tiorio
Damn just today weaving through stop and go I was...

Damn just today weaving through stop and go I was wishing for a lower 1st. It's the ONLY thing that makes me regret not waiting for an 08. For the record, that was on the street ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By tiorio
Puke LOW! Like 8ft/lbs...too low...the more I look at...

LOW! Like 8ft/lbs...too low...the more I look at the bolt the more I'm sure it was a manufacturing defect like a bubble or something. But it makes you wonder... :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By tiorio
Broken bolt @ proper torque and no riding...

I'm doing my 600mi service (at 1100mi so I suck) and I'm all buttoned up on the valves, and torquing the valve cover bolts with my recently calibrated Snap-On torque wrench which I've built a LOT of...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,906
Posted By tiorio
Exactly what I was going to say, and they are...

Exactly what I was going to say, and they are pretty much everywhere...at least Henderson...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,525
Posted By tiorio
I have it, I like it, I turn it off to do...

I have it, I like it, I turn it off to do wheelies and to play hard in the dirt.

It has saved my ass once, when I got pushed out of my lane in a left turn intersection with power on to beat the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-22-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,088
Posted By tiorio
Even better, anyone found a way to get the 'real'...

Even better, anyone found a way to get the 'real' 550 software to install on the BMW knockoff?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By tiorio
How did I miss THAT site? THANKS FOR THE LINK...

How did I miss THAT site? THANKS FOR THE LINK MATE!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By tiorio
Thanks for the advice, but why is it important to...

Thanks for the advice, but why is it important to have it documented? Warranty or something?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By tiorio
600m service on an 07 GSA (I'm a serach idiot)

I'm sure this is 205, but I can't for the life of me find what I need via search. If someone could link to a thread or answer my question I'd really appreciate it!

My new 07GSA is due for first...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,635
Posted By tiorio
Just sold (like JUST) my R100GSPD because I...

Just sold (like JUST) my R100GSPD because I picked up an 07 GSA. Now I'm not small at 6'3" and most of it is in the legs so the ADV size isn't that big an issue. On the road, the GSA is going to be...
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