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Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,253
Views: 2,768,816
Posted By Jamesville
I can...

I can relate!http://jamesville.smugmug.com/Other/temp-pics-to-post/i-5QbqRvQ/0/L/PB300002-L.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,733
Posted By Jamesville
Shipping is free-but the packaging and handling...

Shipping is free-but the packaging and handling charges will set you back some serious $$$. :lol3

Bob
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,733
Posted By Jamesville
Oh-you want to know about the RED CLAMP. Why...

Oh-you want to know about the RED CLAMP. Why didn't you just say so?:rofl

The red clamp acts as a grounding point for the torque angle meter. The theory is that if too much static electricity is...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,733
Posted By Jamesville
It's a torque angle meter. The 30 mm nut is...

It's a torque angle meter. The 30 mm nut is torqued to 140 Nm, then backed off, then retorqued to 50 Nm. At this point the angle meter is attached and you tighten the nut an additional 60 degrees....
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,733
Posted By Jamesville
It was just a piece of bar stock I had hanging...

It was just a piece of bar stock I had hanging around. I ground it to fit into the recesses of the intermediate housing and bolted it to the clutch housing. That enabled me to be able to remove the...
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,733
Posted By Jamesville
Jim, Thanks for the photo tip-I will try that...

Jim,
Thanks for the photo tip-I will try that next time I post.

The job has been quite labor intensive, but nothing really difficult. It involves making a variety of tooling along the way-which...
Forum: The Garage 10-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 337,733
Posted By Jamesville
K1200gt

My 2003 K12GT started having issues with the clutch slipping when grabbing a hand full of throttle recently. I spotted some oil film between the intermediate housing and the transmission so I...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,867
Posted By Jamesville
I agree. There must be a minimum population to...

I agree. There must be a minimum population to make the list. After the snow, salt and freeze cycles we experience every winter here in Syracuse-I would put our potholes at the top of the list.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jamesville
I have experimented with something similar to...

I have experimented with something similar to what you are thinking of doing. I have an R1150GS Adventure with the 7.something gallon gas tank. I had to store the bike in a "Uncle Bob's" facility a...
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,289
Posted By Jamesville
For my 3/8" sockets I use two of the Snap-On...

For my 3/8" sockets I use two of the Snap-On trays-one for metric and one for fractional. I like the fact that I can just take the tray with me to where ever I am working and then instantly know...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Jamesville
I had a couple of issues with the kit. If you...

I had a couple of issues with the kit. If you run into any problems-don't hesitate to PM me.

Bob
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Jamesville
Dan Cata

This link should be be of help to you.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=630335
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,323
Posted By Jamesville
Standard sequence of operation... Call for...

Standard sequence of operation...

Call for heat
inducer motor starts
pressure switch proves
hot surface ignitor is energized
gas valve is powered and opens
if flame sensor proves-gas valves...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,901
Posted By Jamesville
Pex

Just had to chime in here...I've really been enjoying this thread and thank you for taking the time to post pics and keep us all informed of your progress. Having been in the commercial HVAC...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,099
Posted By Jamesville
Talking Thanks

...Just wanted to say thanks for taking the time to post all of the gear ratio data and your observations of performance. I own the exact same bike and have been considering options to give me...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,602
Posted By Jamesville
Nice Find

Good luck with your 2002 purchase. I have a 2000 that puts a grin on my face every time I take it out for a spin. Street or trail....
Forum: The Garage 07-24-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jamesville
Yup. Same deal for me with a Korean manufactured...

Yup. Same deal for me with a Korean manufactured Trail attack front tire on a R1150GS. I remounted it, rebalanced it, and put a dial indicator on the rim to check for runout. Everything looked...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jamesville
Greenlee Tool Bag

I am an HVAC tech at a University and do my share of ladder carrying and trips to the roof too. I have been using this Greenlee bag for 5+ years. It suits my needs perfectly and has held up well. ...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,139
Posted By Jamesville
Laramie for President

My vote is for Laramie. You just couldn't ask for a nicer, more helpful guy.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,977
Posted By Jamesville
+1 on LuciferMutts advice on staying away from...

+1 on LuciferMutts advice on staying away from the oil less compressors. I saw one taken apart for a rebuild at work the other day and I was amazed how cheaply it was constructed. Absolute junk. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,534
Posted By Jamesville
I have owned both the compact model and the gun...

I have owned both the compact model and the gun type Stop-N-Go repair kits for 10+ years. I carry the compact one on the bikes and the gun type in my truck. I'm in and out of a lot of nail/screw...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,407
Posted By Jamesville
Sounds familiar. I had a similar issue when I...

Sounds familiar. I had a similar issue when I set mine up. I would adjust the the throttle stop to a perfect 0.310 and then when I started the bike my readings would fluctuate from 0.270 up into...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,307
Posted By Jamesville
2002 Adventure. 44mpg @ 70mph pre-ethonal days. ...

2002 Adventure. 44mpg @ 70mph pre-ethonal days. Right around 40 mph these days with E10. Drops to 35 give or take above 80 mph loaded for camping.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,407
Posted By Jamesville
.310v DC worked for me!

I found this thread just in the nick of time. I had rebuilt the left hand throttle body with one of Dan Cata's kits last weekend. The bike is a 2002 R1150GS Adventure. I followed the original...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 81,983
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

I'm going with this.....

Bob
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 81,983
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

Thanks for the quick replies.

I'm working from the big loose leaf KTM engine repair manual that is correct for my year/model. In section 6 on page 13 it shows a photo of the rocker cover with...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,602
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

Thanks for the reply Meat. I have had some friends in the aviation industry also, they are always a good source of tech info.
I'm using a nice Snap-On inch pound torque wrench that has been...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,602
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

Thanks for the quick replies.

I'm working from the big loose leaf KTM engine repair manual that is correct for my year/model. In section 6 on page 13 it shows a photo of the rocker cover with the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 81,983
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

Hi Guys,

Trouble in the garage today. I have a 1999 640 LC4e and was resealing the rocker cover using the great guide written by creeper back in 2006. Things were going well until I followed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,602
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

Hi Guys,

Trouble in the garage today. I have a 1999 640 LC4e and was resealing the rocker cover using the great guide written by creeper back in 2006. Things were going great until I followed...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Jamesville
Not specifically a refrigerator guy-but I am an...

Not specifically a refrigerator guy-but I am an HVAC guy. I also doubt that that the issue is with the defrost timer if your compressor and fans are running. Are you able to check the amp draw of...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 72,920
Posted By Jamesville
Other side

Hi Dan,

I did the right TB earlier this year with great results. If fact, the bike is so quiet now that I can plainly hear the left TB clacking away. So, I like to order the left side kit. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Jamesville
Actually, pushing upward from the calipers back...

Actually, pushing upward from the calipers back thru the master cylinder could be looked at as a "reverse" bleed. It accomplishes the same thing as a conventional bleed-no air remaining in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Jamesville
Update

Update time, and I thought I'd share my experience. I ordered a rebuild kit from Beemer Boneyard and received it in a flash. The master cylinder/reservoir/switch gear housing really is a work of...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Jamesville
Master Cylinder Question

Hello Fellow Inmates,

2002 R1150GS Adventure, non-servo, but does have ABS. The issue is that if I pull the front brake lever in very slowly, it will come all the way to the grip. It's not even...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 72,920
Posted By Jamesville
Great Product! I installed the right side TB...

Great Product! I installed the right side TB rebuild kit this afternoon. 2002 R1150GS Adventure. The rattle at idle is gone. Thanks Dan, for a well thought out kit. I was able to remove the old...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,682
Posted By Jamesville
My choice....1999 KTM 640LC4e. If you are looking...

My choice....1999 KTM 640LC4e. If you are looking for something that is an absolute blast to ride on the back roads, this bike will do it. At 300 lbs and 50+hp with unlimited cornering clearance, I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,602
Posted By Jamesville
It would have taken me less time to snap the...

It would have taken me less time to snap the fiber-optic probe onto my flashlight and get a good look in that hole (which I just did) than it took me to post a stupid question.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,602
Posted By Jamesville
Should this hole in my head be plugged?

Gentlemen,

I was cleaning up the KTM today, 1999 640 LC4e, and noticed a bit of oil on the right side of the head-coming from this hole. I can see what appears to be a valve stem at the end of...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,373
Posted By Jamesville
I had done the restoration of a 1968 VW Beetle...

I had done the restoration of a 1968 VW Beetle and after putting around for a year or so, I sold it to a friend. Five years later he gives me a call and says that the engine is making some funny ...
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