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Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,299
Posted By strsout
Helmet inside cleaning. Deodorant

Can you recommend a good helmet inside cleaning? Some kind of deodorant or any product to help remove sweet odor from inside a helmet?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By strsout
As most here pointed, I email Ted and end up...

As most here pointed, I email Ted and end up getting Yacugar shocks.
Ted was very detailed on explain how it was the best option and got my respect as a knowledgable sales person. I will get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By strsout
Any One ever use http://yacugar.com ?

Any One ever use http://yacugar.com ?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By strsout
Shocks to R1100GS

The time to replace the original shocks on my 1998 R1100GS with 47.000 kilometers ( about 30K miles) is now. The roads this bike has endure are way worst then the normal roads in US, and I'm always...
Forum: Latin America 01-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By strsout
Tks. Fernando. I called him and will be going...

Tks. Fernando.
I called him and will be going there next week.

Will post back here with my results! :)
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By strsout
My issues with Sena is that it is too easy to...

My issues with Sena is that it is too easy to damage.
If water goes close to the helmet device pins, it will get rusty in couple days.
The pins also are very fragile. A drop of one unit on top of...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By strsout
that was my first step into BT. The waterproof...

that was my first step into BT.
The waterproof on the device it self was null, and the batteries got bad in about 6 months.

The voice is very 'high pitch', like computer voice... (hard to...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By strsout
The best Bluetooth Intercom available.

I still in a search for the best Bluetooth Intercom.
I try 3 models so far:

Cardo Scala Q3
Cardo Scala G4
Sena SMH10

Neither one is good. The Sena was a deception. Sound is low, and after...
Forum: Latin America 01-14-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By strsout
Good BMW wrench in Sao Paulo, Brazil?

I'm in Brazil, living here for while.
I bought my 1998 R1100GS Special Edition 75Years and now I'm in a search for a good mechanic that will work in this bike like I do when living back home in...
Forum: Latin America 10-24-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By strsout
My bike has a custom plate (STRSOUT) and on the...

My bike has a custom plate (STRSOUT) and on the Xerox Copy of my title it has the orginal letters+numbers California plate. Then I took it (yes, withe the Xerox copy) to all countries...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By strsout
I do have a 1998 r1100gs anniversary edition and...

I do have a 1998 r1100gs anniversary edition and a 2004 R1150gsa.
The 1100 vibrates more then the 1150, but I would not notice it unless I'm paying attention.
How bad is the vibration on yours?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By strsout
I have the tall one on my 2004 adventure and love...

I have the tall one on my 2004 adventure and love it.

Can I see a picture of the hole that ChrisGS1 did ?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By strsout
I've been using BMW break pads in all my bikes....

I've been using BMW break pads in all my bikes. Not that expensive if you compare with the miles you use it...
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By strsout
Hi Manolito, I will stop by in Rio Gallegos...

Hi Manolito,
I will stop by in Rio Gallegos yes.
Maybe for a night on my way back, so let's keep in touch. I will PM you my email
Forum: Latin America 10-22-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By strsout
John, that helps big time. Thank you for...

John,
that helps big time. Thank you for sharing.
If you won't mind, can I ask couple more questions?
You wrote that you came from Chile to Perito Moreno, 60Kms. That sounds very interesting. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By strsout
Thank you AntonLargiard You post "4) Change the...

Thank you AntonLargiard
You post "4) Change the pads. If the pads are very old (especially if they have sat unused for a while) they will never be right even if they are not worn. Moisture gets...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By strsout
Reading an old post (2003) I saw this: "the...

Reading an old post (2003) I saw this:
"the pipe on the 1100 is a one piece deal and cannot be separated from the cat."

is that right?

What people are doing to remove the cat on old 1100gs??
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By strsout
Eliminate Cat on a 1998 R1100GS

I have this 1998 R1100GS in Brazil, and would like to know if there is any way I can eliminate the catalytic converter installing a straight pipe under the bike.

My felling is that on a bike that...
Forum: Latin America 10-16-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By strsout
Cords and Aash and also Rafagas, How many days...

Cords and Aash and also Rafagas,
How many days took you to ride it, from where to where?

Just so I can plan the miles/day

Thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By strsout
Kit to raise the passenger pegs in R1100GS with bags

I have this 1998 R1100GS with Odyssey Jesse bags installed on.
My wife need the pegs higher (not lower as most will ask for), since we are raising the seat high so she can have a better view of the...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By strsout
Great site. Thank you for sharing TeeVee!!

Great site. Thank you for sharing TeeVee!!
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,273
Posted By strsout
I did that December 2010. If you can read...

I did that December 2010.
If you can read Portuguese (google translate??) you may check my Portuguese post:...
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By strsout
Paraguay seams to be the only country down south...

Paraguay seams to be the only country down south where you can sell an imported bike w/o too much trouble.
All other countries they have strict laws against importing used motorcycles.
Forum: Latin America 10-09-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By strsout
Going to Ushuaia, Argentina - Question on Route 40

Hi,
I'm planning a trip to Ushuaia this summer (South America Summer) in December.
There is a 'ripio' (some sort of loose gravel) road linking Rio Mayo to El Calefate, named route 40.
I'm will be...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,092
Posted By strsout
Hei!!! on more inmate from Brazil!!!! cool I...

Hei!!! on more inmate from Brazil!!!! cool

I will send you a PM!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,092
Posted By strsout
I do have the old one. I'm not sure if it's the 6...

I do have the old one. I'm not sure if it's the 6 pin inline or not (honest I saw that, but don't remember now, and it's packed with other MC stuff)

But I'm in Brazil with the bike... will hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,092
Posted By strsout
I tought I wrote back here but then someone ask...

I tought I wrote back here but then someone ask me about this issue, so let me post:

IT WAS the hall sensor...

I replaced it, about 8K miles ago, and so far, so good.

So know you all know....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,616
Posted By strsout
By my signature you may see that I own all 3...

By my signature you may see that I own all 3 models that are being "reason for disagreement" here. (humm... the country is in a shutdown mode because two groups could not agree...). anyhow, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By strsout
Any good source for BMW parts?

I use to buy from a dealer that always had 20% off prices in BMW original parts.
Then it went to 10% and the last few times there were no discount.
So I guess it's time to shop from another good...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By strsout
This freak auto-correct from iPad!!!... sorry...

This freak auto-correct from iPad!!!... sorry about the breaks! :)

Anton,
the last point you wrote could be the issue.
I bought this bike here in Brazil this year from a guy who rode less then...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By strsout
Breaks need 'pump' on a 1998 R1100GS

I have my set of GS's and I learning some differences between models/year
I do have a 2004 Adventure and I had a 2003 GS and never had this kind of issues with breaks that I'm having with my new for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By strsout
Thank you for the pictures H96669...

Thank you for the pictures H96669 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=147125).
I will try to find that tool and buy it. Seams a good one to have. Friends around may need it as well! :)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By strsout
R 1100GS Shocks reaching limit

I have this 1998 R1100GS loaded with 2 Jesse begs, top bag, my wife and I.
The total weight is about 380pounds
What happens is that in dirty roads the rear shock bottoms in many pumps, much more...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By strsout
H96669, you or somebody has any extra info on...

H96669, you or somebody has any extra info on this, like: where can I find information about this Modified Puller?, Do we have a tread on How to Replace the Rear End Bearing? (could not find with...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By strsout
It has about 40K miles and has no slack. I...

It has about 40K miles and has no slack. I understood your point on replacing it w/o need could bring a bigger issue and agree.
Any how, I'm planning a long trip for December, going down to Ushuaia...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,749
Posted By strsout
I"ve been using Rick Mayer since 1999, in 5...

I"ve been using Rick Mayer since 1999, in 5 different bikes (BMW LTs and GSs) and very happy with the final results.
I can stay all day long on the saddle and no pain after.
Highly recommend....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By strsout
R 1100 GS Bearings that should be replaced

I'm working on my 1998 R1100GS and reading here seams that bearings from the final drive have failed now end them.
Were I'm leaving now, it's hard to find those parts, so I'm doing a preventive...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By strsout
I'm back here to give a feedback to all that...

I'm back here to give a feedback to all that contribute to this question and to help others.

My case was a poor brightness of a 1998 R1100GS stock lights.

The first response was from PaperBoy,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By strsout
Excelent post by vintagerider. Should be on a...

Excelent post by vintagerider. Should be on a better place here in the forum, like All of Wisdow! :)
Thank you
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,891
Posted By strsout
Got the explanation and also bought it. Looks...

Got the explanation and also bought it. Looks like it's a good thing to have at this bike.

Now, back to my light issue: can I put a hight wattage lamp there, with this harness? I understand high...
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