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Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,068
Posted By woodsman149
Well got a reply from Dylan regarding his 2 x fan...

Well got a reply from Dylan regarding his 2 x fan mod in front of the oil cooler

He said" I made those fans with cheap computer ventilators. I bought them in Thailand almost a year ago. I turn...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 75,907
Posted By woodsman149
You certainly are living life, I applaud you for...

You certainly are living life, I applaud you for that. Most of us don't really wring out the full essence of our time on this planet and going to sea with some oil barrels and a shaft drive bike is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,068
Posted By woodsman149
Not sure if anyone has seen Dylan S. 1150 GSA in...

Not sure if anyone has seen Dylan S. 1150 GSA in the thread below but he has two small fans mounted in front of the oil cooler. As he's on an extended world trip and has crossed through many hot...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By woodsman149
There is clearance with the Wunderlich bars to...

There is clearance with the Wunderlich bars to the bolts you mention, no need to remove or loosen the engine gaurds at all. Overall I'm very pleased with the guards, a little fiddley to fit but once...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By woodsman149
The OEM bars are made from stainless steel, they...

The OEM bars are made from stainless steel, they can be welded but you need to find someone with experience with SS.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,910
Posted By woodsman149
Mileage added for my 2002

Mileage added for my 2002
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By woodsman149
Pull the black plug out of the end of the engine...

Pull the black plug out of the end of the engine bar tube that runs horizontally out from the engine. Using a long socket remove a bolt that attaches the bar to the engine found inside at the end of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By woodsman149
They all (well almost all) do this apparently

Mine also makes a distinctive knocking noise when the clutch is pulled in and it gets worse when the bike is hot. I was concerned about it when I first got my bike but the general opinion when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By woodsman149
Bent sub-frame - what to do?

I had a slow speed "off" not so long ago and ended up riding off the road into a ditch at a fairly slow speed. Not too much damage was caused but it seems as if the sub-frame is bent a little. When...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By woodsman149
My 2002 always reads one bar low no matter how...

My 2002 always reads one bar low no matter how much I brim the tank. Used to bother me but now its become the norm for this bike so it no longer worries me. No idea what the solution maybe, could...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,729
Posted By woodsman149
Not sure if this has been posted... anyway a...

Not sure if this has been posted... anyway a review of the Track 800 diesel motorcycle was posted in the Telegraph (UK)...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,729
Posted By woodsman149
Well there is this one....

Well there is this one. http://www.dieselmotorfiets.nl/
Not sure if is any good though and is pretty pricey. Uses the small diesel engine from a Smart car.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,366
Posted By woodsman149
I've not owned both, only the GSA but you don't...

I've not owned both, only the GSA but you don't have to fill the adventure tank full so why would the GSA be that much different half full than a regular GS totally full. You can then have you cake...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 2,011,262
Posted By woodsman149
Wow.. it's a "Spot The Similarity" contest - how...

Wow.. it's a "Spot The Similarity" contest - how exciting!!! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By woodsman149
I run my heated seat, heated hand-grips, heated...

I run my heated seat, heated hand-grips, heated vest, accessory PIAA spots and obviously the day-time running headlight and my volt meter tells me I'm running at 13.7 - 13.8V. Only dips occasionaly...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,650
Posted By woodsman149
Hey Mike, I think I met you in Oregon at a road...

Hey Mike, I think I met you in Oregon at a road side view point on the 101 back in June. I was heading south from BC with my twin bother, I was on an BMW1150 GSA and my brother was on a Dakar. Had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,488
Posted By woodsman149
As far as I know the non-servo 02's ABS brakes...

As far as I know the non-servo 02's ABS brakes are un-linked so all you may have done was lock the front with the rear not providing any braking, causing the fall.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By woodsman149
I've removed the front shock without removing the...

I've removed the front shock without removing the tank. You just need to slide the tank back a little so you can access the top nut.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,172
Posted By woodsman149
Hey StickyBill, did you ever finalize your design...

Hey StickyBill, did you ever finalize your design and plot the design on the PC as you mentioned. Would love to have a go at this on my bike and the winglets you made look great. Could you make your...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,481
Posted By woodsman149
It was some old exhaust adhesive I had laying...

It was some old exhaust adhesive I had laying around for years. I don't think it really important what it is exactly as long as it plugs the small leaks in the pipe joints and it's specifically for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,481
Posted By woodsman149
Fixed

Well just back from my 1.5 hour long test ride after sealing up my exhaust leaks. This seems to have cured my backfire. I repeatedly tried to create the situation (slowing without the throttle being...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By woodsman149
This is the potentially weak point I'm referring...

This is the potentially weak point I'm referring to. Looks like a smaller diameter joiner tube between the main bars and the hand grip section of the bars (sorry about the v. large scale image)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By woodsman149
Picking up a fallen 1150 GSA - bar lift problem?

My bike has taken a couple of stationary drops now (I'm really getting good at it) and I have a question about picking up the heavy beast. I know there is method 1) reverse lift with your bum in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,481
Posted By woodsman149
I pulled my exhaust apart today and reassembled...

I pulled my exhaust apart today and reassembled with exhaust cement. Pouring with rain today so didn't get chance to see if sealing up the air-leaks makes any difference to the backfire situation....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,481
Posted By woodsman149
Hey Drone, did reassembling your exhaust to...

Hey Drone, did reassembling your exhaust to exclude air leaks reduce your backfire?? I've definitely got an air-leak on my exhaust and have the same shotgun exhaust bang as yours. Y pipe no cat. :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
Who's first?

Now all we need is for someone with a knocking engine to volunteer & start work replacing their "potentially" worn / cooked main bearing shells with the new and updated parts... who's going first?? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
At least during my ownership period, my bike has...

At least during my ownership period, my bike has never been hotter than 5 - 6 bars and it only been at 6 bars on 4-5 occasions for 3-4 minutes at a time (long traffic lights etc). Can't say what the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
The bike in the video is a 2002, single spark...

The bike in the video is a 2002, single spark with 57,000 km.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
Video taken today to show the difference in...

Video taken today to show the difference in "knocking" when the clutch is "engaged" and "disengaged" when in neutral. After the clutch has been cycled a couple of times the knocking can also be heard...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
I'll try and post a video / audio clip over the...

I'll try and post a video / audio clip over the weekend of the "knocking" noise from my bike. - OR NOT
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
Is there a fix then assuming the old bearing...

Is there a fix then assuming the old bearing shells are a bad design? Could a "knocking" engine be fixed if the engine were opened and the old parts changed for the "updated / revised" parts?. I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
UKdave, thinking about what you have said, I can...

UKdave, thinking about what you have said, I can see that your explanation does account for the knocking when the clutch lever is pulled and the bike is in gear.... but why would the engine be "knock...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
Hi UKdave, thanks for your reply. You maybe...

Hi UKdave, thanks for your reply. You maybe right.... my crankshaft end float maybe knackered. Looking at your thread though it seems as if your bike had this problem at 30,000 miles when you bought...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
Would the knock I'm hearing be due to the fact I...

Would the knock I'm hearing be due to the fact I may have "fecked" my clutch slave cylinder bearing? I've done all other maintenance tasks, rocker end float, valves etc etc but the knock is still...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By woodsman149
Maybe hockey tape would work as the fabric tape...

Maybe hockey tape would work as the fabric tape your looking for. The kind you use to wrap hockey sticks etc. Cheap, good adhesion and available everywhere. Just a thought
Forum: Canada 08-28-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By woodsman149
Thanks both, I'll check both options out. GB your...

Thanks both, I'll check both options out. GB your a lifesaver again!:clap
Forum: Canada 08-27-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By woodsman149
Ohlins service centre - British Columbia?

Can anyone suggest an Ohlins service centre here in BC. I bought a bike with Ohlins front and rear but the front at least needs work as it was leaking oil when I bought it and the click from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By woodsman149
Check out the relevant G-Spot FAQ section here:...

Check out the relevant G-Spot FAQ section here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10587985&postcount=6

Covers the R1150 2001 - 2002 year bikes but most will be the same except for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
The bike has 57,000km (36k miles) on it. Would...

The bike has 57,000km (36k miles) on it. Would there be spline wear at this low a mileage?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,895
Posted By woodsman149
By the way I've updated the L/H cam chain...

By the way I've updated the L/H cam chain tensioner, checked the rocker arm end play and adjusted the valves. None of this makes any difference to this noise... still knocking
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