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Forum: The Garage 07-13-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,335
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, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
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, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
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, 03:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,455
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, 03:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 55,421
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, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,131
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, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,370
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, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
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, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,926
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, 11:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,974
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, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,677
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, 10:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,856
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, 06:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,556
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, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,135
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, 05:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,556
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, 07:12 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 71,720
Posted By Jamesville
Rocker Cover Torque Specs

I'm going with this.....

Bob
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 71,720
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, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,370
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, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,370
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, 06:58 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 71,720
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, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,370
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, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
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, 09:31 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 63,500
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, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
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, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
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, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
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, 05:26 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 63,500
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, 08:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,721
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,370
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, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,370
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, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,165
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 ...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,913
Posted By Jamesville
Relay Work-Around

If everything but the circulator pump relay is working in your L8148A, you could do an external relay work-around by using a RIB relay. http://www.functionaldevices.com/pdf/datasheets/C1083.pdf
...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,913
Posted By Jamesville
Thumb CWC hits a homerun

With all due respect to your experience, I believe that you may be unfamiliar with the system involved in this case.

The controlling device is a Honeywell L8148A1124. A data sheet for it is...
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,913
Posted By Jamesville
No No No

Cycle Doc,

You may have been a boiler inspector for 20 years, but I am doing it currently. Please don't confuse primary with secondary loops in a boiler system. Many points you make are...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,830
Posted By Jamesville
Thumb Thanks for the bearing information. I'm on my...

Thanks for the bearing information. I'm on my way to my local NAPA.
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,830
Posted By Jamesville
Hey, thanks for doing this for all of us. I...

Hey, thanks for doing this for all of us.

I just knocked the bearings out of the steering head on my 1999 KTM 640 LC4e. They show Poland L45449. Do you show any cross-reference on these?
...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jamesville
A sluggish restart would fit well with my...

A sluggish restart would fit well with my capacitor theory. And it's easy to check and inexpensive to replace.
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jamesville
Capacitor

I see in your last photo that your motor is using a capacitor. It could be a run or a start capacitor depending on how the GE motor was designed to operate. Remove the housing and you'll find the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By Jamesville
Had it on my '02 1150GSA and I had convinced...

Had it on my '02 1150GSA and I had convinced myself that it was an improvement. Then one day runnig 75 or so down the slab it blew off and I noticed an immediate lessening of wind noise and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,450
Posted By Jamesville
2002 1150gsa

It's the best all-round bike I have ever owned. I prefer the earlier models that do not have the servo assist brakes. I had the servos on a 2003 K1200-GT and they worked well, but the whining sound...
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