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Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By hoss18
Use the r100gs triple tree - then doesn't hit tank

Use the r100gs triple tree - then doesn't hit tank
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By hoss18
Ah a few questions - Im just running it in at the...

Ah a few questions - Im just running it in at the moment so still getting the hang of it. Front forks R100GS/HH Race Tech cartridge, Brembo brake (R1100gs - shaved down). 50mm rear driveshaft...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By hoss18
Yeah as I said before this is what Ive been...

Yeah as I said before this is what Ive been through - like the other guys I eventually gave up trying to figure out what it is - I tried everything I could think of - even took the front rubber off...
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,325
Posted By hoss18
Yes and no. 50mm rear extension with R100GS...

Yes and no. 50mm rear extension with R100GS front forks (so still original BMW but not R80G/S :wink:)
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By hoss18
Gold star to you. R100GS forks with HPN (HH Race...

Gold star to you. R100GS forks with HPN (HH Race Tech) cartridge inserts :clap
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By hoss18
I know. in my case it was the original tank and...

I know. in my case it was the original tank and it still didnt fit. I swore that the tank tunnel had got skinner while it was sitting on the bench. Im sure the frame didnt expand but the only way I...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By hoss18
R80G/S PD returned to the fold

Well this is just to announce to those who are interested Ive finally got the old cow back on the road. I bought this about 4 years ago (not running and in a bad way with missing/wrong parts...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 866
Posted By hoss18
OK I had the same problem. Now Im going to have...

OK I had the same problem. Now Im going to have make some guesses about your bike. Did it originally have the big PD tank or the slimmer one? Ive got the bigger one. What actually seems to happen...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,325
Posted By hoss18
nearly there

Well its been a few years since I started this (May 2012 - April 2014). There been a few delays along the way and life has a habit of interfering with your dreams but now its all but finished. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By hoss18
so I take it everyone has just bent over and...

so I take it everyone has just bent over and given BMW their money ?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By hoss18
Thanks Dan, I will keep that in mind but I would...

Thanks Dan, I will keep that in mind but I would like to fix these up if I can.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By hoss18
1998 R1100GS front brake caliper seals

Im trying to clean up a set of Brembo front calipers and would like to use new rubber seals on the pistons. BMW only sells kits that include the pistons (another way of making you buy things you...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By hoss18
the mounting points of the R1150GS muffler fits...

the mounting points of the R1150GS muffler fits onto the tags of the R1100 frame, so I used the 1150 header with the muffler and had my local exhaust place make up a 'Y' to fit. Bit louder than...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,087
Posted By hoss18
In Australia BMW installed a piece of pressed...

In Australia BMW installed a piece of pressed 'sheet' metal across the joint. If you took it off and looked at it you have to wonder how a piece of thin sheet metal would have any effect on...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By hoss18
sorry stephenb just noticed one of your photos -...

sorry stephenb just noticed one of your photos - is swingarm off a mono? I had a look inside mine and the cush drive part fills the tube where you have the cutout, it doesnt look like there would be...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By hoss18
Ok thanks for that, its what I thought. Yes Im...

Ok thanks for that, its what I thought. Yes Im trying the 50mm extension on the end of the swingarm and yes it kicks the high point of the tyres sidewall onto the swingarm. Ive tried a 120 and it...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By hoss18
Wider tyre with driveshaft extension

R80G/S (1984) with a 50mm extension to driveshaft (bolt on type). Max tyre width I can get using 6mm spacer is a 120x80x18 (not all brands) this size only really leaves me a choice of two tyres...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By hoss18
No motor / exhaust mods but it did have a K&N...

No motor / exhaust mods but it did have a K&N foam air filter back then.... I doubt that would have made much difference. I currently have an ICE fitted but not when this dyno was done. This bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,911
Posted By hoss18
Ok my two cents worth. Have same bike (1997...

Ok my two cents worth. Have same bike (1997 version) and have been down the same road a couple of years ago. Without using better adjustment control (eg something like a power commander etc) your...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
I have never measured the end results of a pro...

I have never measured the end results of a pro job so I cant say to what specs they get their wheels to. If Woody is around he might be willing to say what he gets his to but considering he presses...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
Well taking the advice Ive got the wheel to near...

Well taking the advice Ive got the wheel to near specs (not quite but close enough for me) I will get it set up and try it. I agree that it appears to be a job for a pro but the couple locals I...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
Thanks guys - I love this forum! I have read the...

Thanks guys - I love this forum! I have read the hall of wisdom article and although it applies to R1100/1150 I thought it would have be similar for the R100. It makes sense in a crazy sort of way...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
Thanks. If I can't find an offset I will just...

Thanks. If I can't find an offset I will just centre the hub like yours and check that the brake caliper fits.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
I'm not sure why either but have heard that they...

I'm not sure why either but have heard that they have an offset from several different sources...maybe it has to do with the brake disc alignment??
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
Thanks Again Bill. Now that raises another...

Thanks Again Bill. Now that raises another problem, in my enthusiasm to do the job I pulled the spokes out before even thinking of the offset. Does anyone know the offset for the R100GS front...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
Ok thanks bill, got to do a bit more then.

Ok thanks bill, got to do a bit more then.
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By hoss18
Are you talking about the lh bracket? if so mine...

Are you talking about the lh bracket? if so mine has a bolt in it but nothing attached to it. ??? Left over from sidecar days???
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,221
Posted By hoss18
respoking R100GS front Xlace wheel

Looking for a little advice from anyone that has relaced one of these xlaced spoked wheels. Ive got it all back together and its not to bad but Im wondering what the BMW specs are for allowable side...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By hoss18
I used to have a 93 PD and like a lot of others...

I used to have a 93 PD and like a lot of others went through this as well. It would bounce, then go quite for a while, then start bouncing again until finally it bounced all the time. Sent it to...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By hoss18
OZ DMV is the same - likes engine nos / frame nos...

OZ DMV is the same - likes engine nos / frame nos etc - for similar reasons. In my case I also went looking and came up with the same nos. Frame numbers (full VIN) stamped into the bottom frame...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 645,790
Posted By hoss18
Just back from a 4 day 'scouting trip' with a...

Just back from a 4 day 'scouting trip' with a couple of mates. Went from Coolgardie up through ora banda - menzies - niagara - kookyne - leonora - lake ballard (got to see the little statues) and...
Forum: Australia 03-12-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,325
Posted By hoss18
Update: Its been a while but the engine and...

Update: Its been a while but the engine and gearbox cases are back from being blasted.

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk77/weaco/IMG_0635a.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,992
Posted By hoss18
R1100gs-in Australia, 60% road rest gravel. ...

R1100gs-in Australia, 60% road rest gravel. Replaced front at 13k kilometres (~7500 miles?) back at 8. Front still had a little bit on them might have got another 1-2 but not worth the risk.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By hoss18
That's it, It's hard to tell from your photo...

That's it, It's hard to tell from your photo but on mine it's mounted on Rhs rear frame with screw pointing downwards and there is a hole in the plastic so that you can reach it with screwdriver...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,325
Posted By hoss18
powdercoating finished ...

powdercoating finished

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk77/weaco/R80GS%20PD/Frameheadpowderweb.jpg

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk77/weaco/R80GS%20PD/framerearpowderweb.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By hoss18
Yeah 7k is fairly low milage for this age and...

Yeah 7k is fairly low milage for this age and when mine was newer (long time ago) it took until about 30k before it really felt happy. Still 31 sounds a little bit low (but sometimes it depends on...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By hoss18
Mine is a 1998 and has done 140k+ and climbing. ...

Mine is a 1998 and has done 140k+ and climbing. I used to see a lot of articles on the 1100 on this forum but not anymore. You will get a varied reaction and some say you need this or that. I...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By hoss18
It all depends on the qua;ity of the finish you...

It all depends on the qua;ity of the finish you are ready to accept. You can soda blast the whole wheel but if the rim is polished alum before it wont be after. Soda finish is like 'satin' finish on...
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,570
Posted By hoss18
Do it dont do it, the decision is yours. I have...

Do it dont do it, the decision is yours. I have an R80G/S and I dont ride mine hard enough to tell if the frame mods make a lot of difference but its nice to know that its stronger than anything I...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,153
Posted By hoss18
I suppose it all depends, I met my first...

I suppose it all depends, I met my first girlfriend in the '70s......that feels like a loooong time ago.:lol3
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