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Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,812
Posted By vintagerider
I had BMW syn in the 1150 for the past couple of...

I had BMW syn in the 1150 for the past couple of thou because that's all I could lay my hands on. Couldn't deal with the notchy shifting any longer so installed Sta-Lube 75w90 dino today.

It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By vintagerider
http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/fp-379....

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/product-p/fp-379.htm

Unlike the 1100 and 1150 it doesn't appear that the 1200 pump is trail-side replaceable. Click on "technical" in the above link to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By vintagerider
Wouldn't let a mere fuel pump shake my confidence...

Wouldn't let a mere fuel pump shake my confidence in a vehicle. Even high quality pumps occasionally fail so its wise to carry a spare or build in redundancy when traveling to remote regions.
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By vintagerider
Weird. I hope you feel better soon. Thread...

Weird. I hope you feel better soon. Thread crapping isn't the answer. I wasn't the one who suggested that op change his filter or hoses. Turn your misplaced aggression on those who did if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By vintagerider
On the early oilheads there was no failed stop...

On the early oilheads there was no failed stop light warning. Years ago after constantly finding the taillight out on the 1100 I installed an Axitech SLED-04 TIR l.e.d. x 4 module inside the oem...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By vintagerider
You've dishonored Mituk by not allowing him your...

You've dishonored Mituk by not allowing him your royal hosing for his recommendation.

Whatever contribution you imagine making to Gibson's thread with this post I assure you its all in your...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By vintagerider
You started the post telling us that you returned...

You started the post telling us that you returned from lunch to discover the sudden performance change. You noted 92k mi on the 1100. Mtrdrms suggested checking TB sync, valves, plugs and lastly...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By vintagerider
I guess his advice is: "hey it ran 20 years...

I guess his advice is:

"hey it ran 20 years so far without ever draining the crap out of the tank, on old hard hoses, with a split suction screen, broken impellers, a plugged vent, a plugged...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By vintagerider
Your performance issue may have nothing to do...

Your performance issue may have nothing to do with fueling. I choose to eliminate fueling issues first. To me it makes no sense to do it any other way and the tank is one of the most neglected...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By vintagerider
Yep, per the vehicle code here in CA (and many...

Yep, per the vehicle code here in CA (and many other places) 2-4 flashes before going sold red is the limit allowed on a stop lamp. This is why emergency vehicle lamps like the Whelan must have...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By vintagerider
Hard starting in fuel injected vehicles can be...

Hard starting in fuel injected vehicles can be caused by leak-down of fuel pressure when the engine is shut down. The fuel pump on 11xx has a clip under which is a spring and tiny ball bearing. This...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,245
Posted By vintagerider
:lol3 On behalf of op and the rest of us thank...

:lol3 On behalf of op and the rest of us thank you Jetspeed for your stimulating contribution to the thread...
though I do believe you've left Jason still be wondering how MO 1 GL 5 might resolve...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,245
Posted By vintagerider
:hmmmmm and your reasoning is... --- Why...

:hmmmmm and your reasoning is...

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Why shouldn't OP try non a non syn GL 5 in his high mileage unit to see if the noise he is hearing changes?

Have you even tried a true premium syn GL 5?
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By vintagerider
Splitting these calipers isn't recommended. BMW...

Splitting these calipers isn't recommended. BMW warns against it. Not to worry, any caliper up to mid 2002 1150 will fit and there are tons available. Probably cheaper than buying pistons and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,245
Posted By vintagerider
If I was gonna drop $ on gear oil it sure...

If I was gonna drop $ on gear oil it sure wouldn't be a bottle of over-priced MO 1 GL5. If I were op I'd first try a good grade of non-syn GL 5. Nothing to loose.

A true premium syn GL 5...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,570
Posted By vintagerider
Congrats! Which was it, cracked and leaking...

Congrats! Which was it, cracked and leaking internal lines or dirty TB? Not sure I'd waste $ on reading fault codes at this point if it's running good. Confirms what I've said for years which is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,570
Posted By vintagerider
Guzz, have you verified that the motronic isn't...

Guzz, have you verified that the motronic isn't faulting to "limp home mode"? Read the fault codes? Extremely rare for the fuel pressure regulator to go bad in the 11xx. For two to fail on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By vintagerider
Great to know all of the refinements made to 1200...

Great to know all of the refinements made to 1200 GS as well as the upgrades specific to the Adventure. Even for shorter folks the Adventure offers a heck of a lot more than the standard model and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,570
Posted By vintagerider
I didn't see mention of checking the TPS here. ...

I didn't see mention of checking the TPS here. I've had one go bad on 1100gs and had exactly the same performance issue, exactly like a fueling problem . Read the motronic fault codes or just hook...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By vintagerider
The TT frames are among the best. Almost any...

The TT frames are among the best. Almost any case can be fitted to them. I'm running klr650.com narrows (similar to Happy Trail canyon cut) on my 1100. The biggest decision is choosing the LS...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By vintagerider
Lawyer for tenant Norcal wanted

Lawyer for tenant norcal wanted
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 48,462
Posted By vintagerider
Lawyer for tenant wanted

Wanted: Lawyer for tenant
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By vintagerider
One of the small diameter ports on the pump plate...

One of the small diameter ports on the pump plate is the tank vent the other is the water drain from the filler lid. With your breath (only!) you should be able to blow in to the lines with slight...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By vintagerider
You can drain and refill the 2009 FD w/o...

You can drain and refill the 2009 FD w/o disengaging its spline from the U joint however you should probably take the time to do it that way since you will then be able to lube the spline, check the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,439
Posted By vintagerider
The dealer owns the whole job. Could not be more...

The dealer owns the whole job. Could not be more clear. Send a demand letter for refund of all parts and labor indicating a date by which your refund should be received and that you will be forced...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By vintagerider
You broke the f.i. plastic inlet cap no doubt...

You broke the f.i. plastic inlet cap no doubt when removing the tank heavy with fuel. No problem at all. Leave the broken off barb in the nylon spider. Carefully ream the broken barb to clean it up...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,763
Posted By vintagerider
No way would I accept this mc back without an...

No way would I accept this mc back without an unconditional parts and labor warranty on the entire motorcycle for 100,000 mi / 6 years with trip interruption insurance and a free loaner mc on any...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By vintagerider
Not good to run under 2 gal. Bad for the pump...

Not good to run under 2 gal. Bad for the pump which relies on fuel for cooling. Check that the flat spot on the outer rim of the fuel pump plate is facing the front tank mount. It may have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By vintagerider
Hi Dan. When I updated the tensioner on my '96 I...

Hi Dan. When I updated the tensioner on my '96 I had an awful clatter. I suspect that this was because I didn't have the chain in the correct position. Was your part supplied in a sealed BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By vintagerider
Messy and expensive if they let go. Check...

Messy and expensive if they let go.

Check the oil cooler banjo, gently snug it up if necessary. Won't hurt to clean the cyl with wd40. If it was leaking from the cyl you'd know it.

...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,761
Posted By vintagerider
This is a thread worth bumping. Clover certainly...

This is a thread worth bumping. Clover certainly seems like a supplier of moto gear worthy of investigation. I'm not sure if I'm ready for an airbag jacket but I have seen a few too many riders here...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By vintagerider
The hose was a bit longer than it needed to be so...

The hose was a bit longer than it needed to be so that there was a drop loop before it entered the slave. There was a service campaign to raise the clutch hose so that no part of the hose was routed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,812
Posted By vintagerider
It exceeds the BMW spec for GL 5 Hypoid but also...

It exceeds the BMW spec for GL 5 Hypoid but also exceeds:

GL5, ACMA 6, MT-1, PG-2, ISO 220, MACK GO-J, MIL PERF 2015 E, Navistar TMS 6816, L-37 high temperature and EP protection, sae J306,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By vintagerider
[120k mi, clutch and seals done] This is...

[120k mi, clutch and seals done]

This is the way to buy an oilhead, well documented and after the major maintenance is done. Much better deal than say an 80k never split.

U joints,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,812
Posted By vintagerider
CRC's Syn-GO "O.E.M. Grade" (the more costly...

CRC's Syn-GO "O.E.M. Grade" (the more costly severe duty #SL2495) 75w140 gear oil was compared with BMW gear lube in an update to the original anecdotal report. See Post #1.

upc: 072213249507
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By vintagerider
To make the proper decision it is necessary to...

To make the proper decision it is necessary to know if the starter is just dirty or whether it's worn out. Do the research. Some of the parts prone to breakage on the Valeo make them prohibitively...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By vintagerider
Is the need for using spacers of a certain depth...

Is the need for using spacers of a certain depth only for the servo version on the earlier 1200?

Is it necessary to check for fluid height on the ABS pump at this time or in any future...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By vintagerider
I believe that by 2004 Valeo had upgraded the...

I believe that by 2004 Valeo had upgraded the adhesive for the magnets which had been an issue but I'm not absolutely certain.

Take a look at the disassembly and lube in Wisdom. It's a bit of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By vintagerider
Thanks Jim. I already forced them down by hand. ...

Thanks Jim. I already forced them down by hand. I don't know if they are all the way down or even.

Any pitfalls or differences in procedures with this non-servo system compared to the 1150?...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By vintagerider
piston reset question iABS II 2009 R 1200 GS

2009 non-servo iABS II caliper piston resetting question

Rear caliper was removed for a final drive flush and spline lube. PO had recently had a shop perform a brake flush.

There seems...
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