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Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By ajdemma
Not starting would have been somewhat fine....

Not starting would have been somewhat fine. Acting like it was possessed was very alarming.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By ajdemma
I just had this problem

My 2005 sat for two months while I rode my other one but mostly dealt with a newborn. Then last weekend, the night before riding I put it on the Optimate and did other maintenance, but didn't try and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,784
Posted By ajdemma
Didn't realize there was two bridge threads...

...and one just for covered.

I posted the longest covered bridge in Georgia here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19082681&postcount=1067
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 498,403
Posted By ajdemma
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a18fIIf_jY8/T9o...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-a18fIIf_jY8/T9o6m1hyIgI/AAAAAAAAZ8Y/OHZBB11FVQE/s912/Comer-20120614-00007.jpg

My wife and I at Watson Mill State Park outside of Athens, GA. The bridge is the...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By ajdemma
Good deal - Thanks.

Good deal - Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By ajdemma
Question Contact info for Rev It repair?

Anyone have the contact info for the authorized repair center for Rev It? There are a bunch of threads that mention a place in Seattle, but no details, and Google and the Rev It site are failing me....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,963
Posted By ajdemma
Strange but true! It looks like BMW changed the...

Strange but true! It looks like BMW changed the center-stand (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=563839 for example). '06 supposedly has is same as '05 (my bike), but guess not all of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,963
Posted By ajdemma
A picture is worth...

You must have 1150GS? Now that I see the picture, mine does not have such a thing. Instead of the two holes, one for reach spring, they both go into one hole that is welded to the center stand.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,963
Posted By ajdemma
Ok, that was a pain in the ass. The coins helped...

Ok, that was a pain in the ass. The coins helped to give some slack, though in retrospect it may be possible to do without them. Before I wasn't levering the hook over the upper bracket. Once I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,963
Posted By ajdemma
Pennies/coins?!? Well what do you know. Off to...

Pennies/coins?!? Well what do you know. Off to the garage to try that - Thanks!

I tried the screwdriver thing, but the biggest I had was bending more than the spring was moving.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,963
Posted By ajdemma
Question Trick to install center-stand springs?

Just replaced my center-stand bolts since one sheared off. Is there a trick to getting the center-stand springs re-installed? I could do the smaller one with a hook, but not the larger one. I see...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
Falling out was the least of my worries. Getting...

Falling out was the least of my worries. Getting it in was the issue. But thoroughly emboldened, the SS plug is back in. Torque spec was exceeded the entire way in I am sure. So I think I have...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
Please share then...

Please share then...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
Or even better...

An oxygen sensor thread chaser. Lisle 12230, 18M x 1.5. I think this is what I will try.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21KA1TCMY6L._SL160_AA160_.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
I thought about that, but trying to fight the...

I thought about that, but trying to fight the inclination to jam the plug back in there, go riding, and defer all this until the next time I check final drive level.

I think a roll tap is the same...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
I think both. And I think I agree with you...

I think both.

And I think I agree with you on the plan.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
I don't think C is an option. Morbid curiosity...

I don't think C is an option. Morbid curiosity made me give it a gentle try and it wants to go in crooked.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-29-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By ajdemma
Bad threads on /5 final drive filler hole...

Hi All,

I decided today was the day to foray into the fluids on my relatively newly acquired R75/5. After an extensive warm-up ride (it hit 69° F today in Atlanta), I drained and refilled...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
The answer...

So the answer from this problem was a bad diode board. Just got the new one in and red light goes out at as soon as it gets above idle.

Per some comments from above, the Motorrad Elektrik Classic...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,906
Posted By ajdemma
I use the TT and it's great...

Not for general riding since I don't like looking through it, but for major slab cruising. Never had a problem with it. Stays on fine.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
Book is out but expected in very shortly. But he...

Book is out but expected in very shortly. But he did have them on CD, so just ordered.

Double thanks, Jenna. May still take you up on the rotor, but Rick's opinion was stator or diode board. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
Not take apart, but at least pull the rotor, I...

Not take apart, but at least pull the rotor, I would think, no? From above and other places I have been reading, rotor failure is common while stator failure is rare.

I've had the bike two weeks...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
It does; I saw it on their site. I figured I...

It does; I saw it on their site. I figured I would pick it up if I had to order other stuff, but possibly that's a goofy order of events. I should call them tomorrow.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
So I did the above step and the light goes out. ...

So I did the above step and the light goes out. I also did the first part of the Voltage Regulator Test from Clymer. With a voltmeter between the disconnected B+ terminal on the diode board and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
Thanks for the offer, Jenna - Very kind of you. ...

Thanks for the offer, Jenna - Very kind of you. I will most likely take you up. It will be a few days before I get to pulling it, so I will PM you then. I work in the Emory area, so not to far...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
Thanks.

Thanks for the replies. Averaging things out, looks like the rotor would be the popular place to look for problems next.

I appreciate the feedback.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By ajdemma
Order of events for troubleshooting /5 electrical system...

My new-to-me 1970 R75/5 doesn't charge; the red light stays on all the time while driving and there is only a tiny (0.4 V) increase in voltage across the battery when revved. The battery is new and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,575
Posted By ajdemma
http://www.jimvonbaden.com/R1200_TB_Sync.html

http://www.jimvonbaden.com/R1200_TB_Sync.html
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 323,456
Posted By ajdemma
Thanks Beach Moto...

I purchased Sand jacket and pants about six weeks ago from Beach Moto and thought I should post a blurb here about it.


First, everything with Beach Moto went great and I wouldn’t hesitate to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By ajdemma
MSF teaches to use the kill switch to shut down the bike...

I think the logic is that you don't have to take a hand off the bar to kill the engine, therefore you are in better control if, for example, your hand slips off the clutch while in gear and the is...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 34,254
Posted By ajdemma
Wow!

Wish I had noticed this sooner. I use Backcountry all the time - Great prices and free shipping over $50. Looking forward to the code PM and thanks so much for organizing!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By ajdemma
This thread...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=300753
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By ajdemma
Pic of the case on the bike this weekend...

http://www.crazyweasel.com/bag/gun_case_003.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,992
Posted By ajdemma
Check out the SW-Motech Bags Connection GS Tank Bag

See here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=302481
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By ajdemma
Oops, and another active one...

Covers all the service on a '05 GS:

http://bmwr1200gsservicehistory.blogspot.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By ajdemma
This one's been dead for two years...

http://diy1200gs.blogspot.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 876
Posted By ajdemma
I'm about to go overseas for a year...

And I asked the same question. Here's the link, FYI...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=421881

Pretty much the same answer. Good luck in surgery.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By ajdemma
I put my shotgun in a soft breakdown case and lay...

I put my shotgun in a soft breakdown case and lay it across the back seat and on top of the Varios. Works fine.
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,507
Posted By ajdemma
Of course, though not all the way. It didn't...

Of course, though not all the way. It didn't break the stem, just the lens and the back part.

I told him this is the best case scenario. The seal is broken and he no longer needs to fret about...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,507
Posted By ajdemma
Thanks again all.

Just walked by the bike on the way in to the office. Clutch wiring was the problem - Plug completely off. Appreciate the help.
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