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Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By vagueout
Don't forget to post back result!!!:*sip*

Don't forget to post back result!!!:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By vagueout
Hello ALX, as to your bike's behaviour i doubt...

Hello ALX, as to your bike's behaviour i doubt very much that the K+N filter is the cause. You mention that you do short trips on your bike, it is my experience that too much around town riding makes...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,832
Posted By vagueout
Sadly that ship sailed years ago.:huh

Sadly that ship sailed years ago.:huh
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By vagueout
I wish, caught up with other activities this...

I wish, caught up with other activities this week, but thanks for the offer Matt. Comebacks in racing are rarely successful, but i feel that young Troy could put a dent into that belief....
Forum: Australia 02-19-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By vagueout
:rilla:jkam:thumb

:rilla:jkam:thumb
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By vagueout
Troy Bayliss at World Supers PI ????

All this internet chatter about Bayliss filling in for an injured ducati rider on a moments notice, is this for real or a hoax prank? has it been confirmed?:eek1:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By vagueout
In the parts fiche it is in chap 61 under...

In the parts fiche it is in chap 61 under "various switches" item #14, you will find numbers have been superseded over the years. Perhaps ring a parts place and ask, whatever they have will likely be...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By vagueout
Only once?? Must be a lifestyle choice for...

Only once?? Must be a lifestyle choice for me.:jkam
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,667
Posted By vagueout
Glad you now differentiate between Missfire and...

Glad you now differentiate between Missfire and Backfire. Staintunes are legendary for popping and backfiring if not seated and sealed at their joins. A quick re-tighten of the clamps may stop the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By vagueout
At a pinch sounds like the engine oil pressure...

At a pinch sounds like the engine oil pressure switch. Not too expensive and relatively easy to change.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,667
Posted By vagueout
Very unlikely that slightly looser tappets are...

Very unlikely that slightly looser tappets are causing a misfire, unless perhaps a locknut has come loose and wound itself off, but you would hear tapping noise easily. I'm inclined to think that...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By vagueout
Always going to be a liability/ticking time bomb,...

Always going to be a liability/ticking time bomb, (i.m.o.)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,745
Posted By vagueout
Here in australia there is a brand marketed as...

Here in australia there is a brand marketed as "pussy grips", i have a set and i'm happy.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 36,970
Posted By vagueout
Well obviously that is down to the magnetic...

Well obviously that is down to the magnetic material content of the tyre. When i shop for a tyre i always bring a magnet with me and apply a same end polarity check to determine the magnetic content,...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By vagueout
Reckon that about covers it.:*sip*

Reckon that about covers it.:*sip*
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,512
Posted By vagueout
Bitter sweet ride report but nonetheless very...

Bitter sweet ride report but nonetheless very informative. Seeing Holly's last show venue restored like it is was fantastic. If i remember Buddy's stratocaster was sold at auction in about 1990 for a...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By vagueout
Spend a lot of coffee time researching and...

Spend a lot of coffee time researching and bookmarking how to's on this forum and ukgser, buy a few spares in advance from munich in perth or motor works in the uk (stick coils, throttle cables, f.d....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By vagueout
My 1150's rear brake light switch died a couple...

My 1150's rear brake light switch died a couple of years ago. Found a switch to fit at an outlet here in australia "Jaycar." They are a chain i would think similar to your radio shack chain. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 8,814
Posted By vagueout
I'd rather be on the side of the road fitting a...

I'd rather be on the side of the road fitting a spare cable (which i carried on older bikes) than dealing with a failed slave cylinder that is also draining itself onto the clutch.:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 8,814
Posted By vagueout
It's ticking boxes.:*sip*

It's ticking boxes.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 8,814
Posted By vagueout
Relevant point, with the 1200 you will need a...

Relevant point, with the 1200 you will need a gs911 gadget to tell what's wrong, 1100/1150 old school basics will diagnose.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 8,814
Posted By vagueout
The 1100 also have the advantage (imo) of having...

The 1100 also have the advantage (imo) of having a clutch cable as opposed to hyd. clutch. I would love to bag a low miles late model run 1100gs to keep, but here in australia they tend to have big...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,473
Posted By vagueout
Given the fact that the stick coil is new, i...

Given the fact that the stick coil is new, i would have a very good look and clean of it's elec connection.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By vagueout
Just looked at the pic of your bike, it's a...

Just looked at the pic of your bike, it's a single spark, so what you referred to as stick coils ere just the conventional HT lead plug caps, and yes they can deteriorate or fail. Would suggest that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By vagueout
In the first line you state that the bike is a...

In the first line you state that the bike is a single spark, then when relating what you have tried you refer to stick coils. If single spark it has under the tank conventional coil only.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By vagueout
I'm a long time oil head rider, but if i was to...

I'm a long time oil head rider, but if i was to update it would be a cam head, largely because i can still maintain it myself. If only i could find one without esa etc. Lemme guess you are living...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,253
Posted By vagueout
Thank you Jason for a brilliant report, you make...

Thank you Jason for a brilliant report, you make it sound easy!!!:jkam
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By vagueout
No way, without getting overly technical, think...

No way, without getting overly technical, think of the pins as doing the same job as a wheel axle, it has to be structurally strong, the bearing or bushing is the item that sacrifices itself to wear....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By vagueout
Lemme guess, ginger, chilli and lots of sizzling...

Lemme guess, ginger, chilli and lots of sizzling sounds??:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By vagueout
Just to clarify, the bush/pin setup the OP is...

Just to clarify, the bush/pin setup the OP is using is NOT the "rubber chicken" bush kit that has been around for some years. The bush/pin kit shown (i still don't know their name) is a very...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By vagueout
As i understand, some of the aftermarket starters...

As i understand, some of the aftermarket starters on the market do not have the locating dowel. Possible that the starter in question was one of these?:*sip*
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,270
Posted By vagueout
One upshot will be lots of low klm gs bikes for...

One upshot will be lots of low klm gs bikes for sale as there were loads of low klm harleys for sale and ducatis way beyond the capabilities of older born again riders that came on the market a few...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 38,228
Posted By vagueout
When those cockroaches call i go into my "uncle...

When those cockroaches call i go into my "uncle arthur " voice, take ages pretending to follow their instructions, use up as much of their time as possible, (they are giddy with anticipation because...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By vagueout
I do since my last bike r1100s snapped a rear...

I do since my last bike r1100s snapped a rear lower bolt. Current bike (gsa1150) ,fitted new bolts (lubed) when the ohlins were out for a service. Bolts were not bmw parts but same size and tensile...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,159
Posted By vagueout
New bolts to mount the sups. units.:*sip*

New bolts to mount the sups. units.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,288
Posted By vagueout
Kero wash with a paint brush, hose off and take...

Kero wash with a paint brush, hose off and take it for a decent ride and look again, better than a shotgun.:*sip*
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By vagueout
Been changing spin on filters for over 40 years,...

Been changing spin on filters for over 40 years, have never used a torque wrench despite having them available. As a number of respondents here have suggested, smear a little fresh oil or grease on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By vagueout
Usually i would name stick coils as the culprit,...

Usually i would name stick coils as the culprit, but your bike's milage indicates it has sat a long time. First question relates to idle, is it consistent or does it stay steady once warmed?...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By vagueout
My 1100s snapped one some years back. On my...

My 1100s snapped one some years back. On my current 1150gs whenever suspension is out for re-service etc i always lube the bolt shanks and last year replaced the bolts altogether and carry the old...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,289
Posted By vagueout
Mate, beautiful story, beautiful bike! speedy...

Mate, beautiful story, beautiful bike! speedy recovery to your friend Andy. Mde my day.:freaky
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