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Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Steptoe
I've done a few... And the outcome isn't the...

I've done a few... And the outcome isn't the same for all bikes.
Hence the try it and see suggestion.

Some work with no problems at all.

The most common outcome is it will work but will...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Steptoe
That's far too simple an answer to be of any use....

That's far too simple an answer to be of any use. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Steptoe
You'd be surprised. Having the high 6th gear...

You'd be surprised. Having the high 6th gear saves you 5 each fill up with a 32 ltr tank over the low geared 6th.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Steptoe
The cable pulley on the throttle body is two...

The cable pulley on the throttle body is two halves riveted together - check they aren't loose causing the cable run to open up and close
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Steptoe
The Hepco & Becker bars are the same for the 1100...

The Hepco & Becker bars are the same for the 1100 and 1150 models.

The 1100 versions use a separate additional 90 degree angle bracket on the rear gearbox mount.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By Steptoe
Do not do it, you'll get yourself into a right...

Do not do it, you'll get yourself into a right mess - you have the single cable set up and it's very difficult to balance compared to the later set-up..

You've got three different adjustment...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By Steptoe
Hagon shocks are generally much harder/harsher...

Hagon shocks are generally much harder/harsher than standard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By Steptoe
There is no need to remove the swingarm to...

There is no need to remove the swingarm to remove/fit a drive shaft..
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By Steptoe
Check the cables are located in place at the...

Check the cables are located in place at the cassette end .

Hold the throttle body pulley with one hand and turn throttle twist grip as open as you can, twist on and off a couple of times,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By Steptoe
Coat the bolts with an anti-seize paste. ...

Coat the bolts with an anti-seize paste.

Simply replacing the screw with a higher grade will make it harder to drill out when the higher grade bolt seizes in place :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,570
Posted By Steptoe
You are jumping to so many wrong conclusions. ...

You are jumping to so many wrong conclusions.

Calm down and just ride your bike. While riding peer down through the gap between tank and beak and watch the front sliders working up and down.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By Steptoe
No need to clamp them. Undo hose clip, pull off...

No need to clamp them. Undo hose clip, pull off hose from pipe and insert an M6 bolt into the hose, tighten hose clip.

If you don't know which is top and bottom hose (return and feed) then fit a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 923
Posted By Steptoe
If you can't work out the simple problem "is your...

If you can't work out the simple problem "is your bike is a single or twin spark" i'd leave the more complex work like changing a spark plug to an expert :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,622
Posted By Steptoe
I had a 1200 in last week that had sat idling...

I had a 1200 in last week that had sat idling for, what the owner said was 10-15 minutes. Which you can bet actually translates to 30+ minutes.

Anyway, he turned it off, put his riding gear on and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,366
Posted By Steptoe
What difference would it make having a voltmeter...

What difference would it make having a voltmeter fitted if you can't even notice you'd left your lights on. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,791
Posted By Steptoe
If you don't know where to look that explains why...

If you don't know where to look that explains why you're a part timer. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,791
Posted By Steptoe
It's a lot easier to find a screwdriver when you...

It's a lot easier to find a screwdriver when you need one than a spare key to fit your bike. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,791
Posted By Steptoe
Keep the spare key taped inside the rear light...

Keep the spare key taped inside the rear light lens.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Steptoe
Put the guide bolts in the middle hole on each...

Put the guide bolts in the middle hole on each side. And no need to add a screwdriver slot as they undo by hand once the other four bolts are bolted into place.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By Steptoe
I figure that they aren't the instructors own...

I figure that they aren't the instructors own bikes and so they don't really give a feck about them long term.

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Steptoe
Before you tighten it all up... Do the nuts/bolts...

Before you tighten it all up... Do the nuts/bolts up hand tight and bounce the front end up and down a few times.

That releases any trapped stresses (stiction).

Then do up to specs.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By Steptoe
Your wheel is about to fall off. Call a main...

Your wheel is about to fall off. Call a main dealer asap...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,277
Posted By Steptoe
Very basically... With a dry clutch the gearbox...

Very basically...
With a dry clutch the gearbox input shaft spins at engine speed in neutral as does the layshaft. Causing/dragging the output shaft to rotate slowly due to the gear oil being of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Steptoe
No luck or skill involved, plenty of others have...

No luck or skill involved, plenty of others have also used the same method without any dramas.

Try it and see. You might surprise yourself how simple a test it is. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,581
Posted By Steptoe
I've got about 8 new pairs left on the shelf from...

I've got about 8 new pairs left on the shelf from the last batch... and when these have gone that may well be it as the market has dried up due to the declining number of 1100/1150 on the road and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Steptoe
:baldy

:baldy
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Steptoe
I used to read the same thing more than twenty...

I used to read the same thing more than twenty years ago. :D

And in more than 20 years since ignoring it and pulling plug leads off BMW's and then starting and running the engines at least 2 or...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,617
Posted By Steptoe
Are you sure it's the fuel pump that has failed...

Are you sure it's the fuel pump that has failed ???

It's usually the fuel pump controller, which shows up as a fueling fault code on the 911.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,896
Posted By Steptoe
Not all clutch pushrods are the same, they...

Not all clutch pushrods are the same, they changed the design.

Some have an indent for the felt, some don't. And the felt doesn't stop any of the gearbox oil/clutch fluid if the rear seal leaks. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Steptoe
Easiest way to check the coil sticks is to pull...

Easiest way to check the coil sticks is to pull the caps off the secondary plugs underneth and see if the engine runs on just the main stick coils.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Steptoe
Tight..... but not "FT" (fecking tight) tight and...

Tight..... but not "FT" (fecking tight) tight and not "LT" (limp tight), but more of an "IT" (inbetween tight) does the job .
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Steptoe
There are some models with a hex plastic nut...

There are some models with a hex plastic nut fitting with is 17-19mm... Do you have those fitted.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,107
Posted By Steptoe
You must heat the cover and drop the crown...

You must heat the cover and drop the crown gear/output flange into it . Do not force the cover gear in place by simply doing up the 8 bolts that secure it to the case..

Plus instead of using the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Steptoe
The 1100 choke/fast idle lever is different to...

The 1100 choke/fast idle lever is different to the 1150.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 566
Posted By Steptoe
There's a fast idle cable adjuster underneth the...

There's a fast idle cable adjuster underneth the lever unit.

Pull the rubber cover back where the solid metal "bend" meets the cable and you'll see it..
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Steptoe
Have as little play as possible in both throttle...

Have as little play as possible in both throttle cables at the throttle bodies and adjust/balance the looser one tight, not the tighter one loose.

Then see how much "choke" play you have. If it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Steptoe
Don't you just love 1st world problems. As...

Don't you just love 1st world problems.
As of you need to be told what the outside temperature is when you're sitting in the fresh air riding a motorbike.
:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,252
Posted By Steptoe
They actually burnt the ABS wiring due the...

They actually burnt the ABS wiring due the welding, no other damage. :wink:.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Steptoe
It slides out from the right hand side. But...

It slides out from the right hand side.

But there is no need to remove it to get the clutch slave cylinder out.

The slave cylinder can be wrangled through the gap very easily. Turn it on it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,179
Posted By Steptoe
If it's a hole just keep plugging until it's...

If it's a hole just keep plugging until it's sealed.

I rode 1400 miles back from morocco with two plugs in a large hole.

And also did lands end to glasgow approx 560 miles with five plugs and...
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