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Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 969
Posted By tjt94
Be prepared to see your tank liner sloughing off...

Be prepared to see your tank liner sloughing off as well. The material it's made from has a service life and your bike is pretty much at that life. Just clean off as much as you can and don't worry...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By tjt94
Jacugar from Ted Porter.

Jacugar from Ted Porter.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,153
Posted By tjt94
Sheepskin from IKEA. It's only around $40. I've...

Sheepskin from IKEA. It's only around $40. I've put many 750 mile days on one and never have been hobbled at the end of the day.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By tjt94
The leather on the seat has shrank so much that...

The leather on the seat has shrank so much that it is pulling the seat back. My Russell did the same. I used a lot of conditioner (leather honey) and actually pulled the staples on the front of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By tjt94
I did. It is probably a shorted bulb socket at...

I did. It is probably a shorted bulb socket at the tail light. If you run the wrong bulb (1157) it will melt the contacts and cause a short. If the fuse doesn't blow there will be lots of strange...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By tjt94
I think that a good peach cobbler would make a...

I think that a good peach cobbler would make a good dessert sled this time of year. However, you can't beat a strawberry pie.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By tjt94
I ride in a lot of 115-120 degree temps because...

I ride in a lot of 115-120 degree temps because of where I live. 105 is a great riding day! 15W-40 Mobile 1 has always been fine. The RID did redline while in a traffic jam in Acapulco and the engine...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tjt94
Just be sure you have a good gasket on the cap...

Just be sure you have a good gasket on the cap and wipe off the cap before opening. The fuel filter will do the rest to stop the damage to your system.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By tjt94
Clutch slave cylinder is probably the issue.

Clutch slave cylinder is probably the issue.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,069
Posted By tjt94
It should fit but do you have a total slick on...

It should fit but do you have a total slick on there now? 250 miles really isn't much. I have seen guys with cords hanging out still get that far.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,038
Posted By tjt94
It peeled right off. I used WD40 and a scratch...

It peeled right off. I used WD40 and a scratch pad and then flushed well with diesel. There have not been any leaks or any adverse things as a result of not having the liner.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By tjt94
The small screws that hold the beak on sometimes...

The small screws that hold the beak on sometimes get loose or fall out out and that too causes a rattle.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,038
Posted By tjt94
Your tank liner may start to peal as it is at the...

Your tank liner may start to peal as it is at the end of its service life. My liner failed two years ago completely and plugged the fuel pickup causing a very lean situation. I ended up pealing all...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By tjt94
You have described pinging, or predetonation.

You have described pinging, or predetonation.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By tjt94
Opps. I bet the OP did mean the posts. I was...

Opps. I bet the OP did mean the posts. I was thinking of the top bolt. Never mind my first post.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By tjt94
Mine is stripped too. To get it out, just remove...

Mine is stripped too. To get it out, just remove all of the other bolts on that side of the guard and pull on the guard whil turning the bolt out. To replace/ repair, I purchased a longer bolt and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,890
Posted By tjt94
Yacugar from Ted Porter. He also sells Wilbers...

Yacugar from Ted Porter. He also sells Wilbers but talked me into the Yacugars and I'm very happy with the purchase and the associated experience. The Yacugars are built with thicker shafts than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By tjt94
The nuts that hold the turn signals on mine get...

The nuts that hold the turn signals on mine get loose from time to time and that allows a lot of flex. There are screws on the underside that stabilize as well. When everything is tight, it really...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By tjt94
I typically do between 18K-20K per year. It...

I typically do between 18K-20K per year. It breaks down to a 10K trip and the rest is local riding. I usually ride around 350 days out of the year.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By tjt94
This has been discussed at length here. It is a...

This has been discussed at length here. It is a GSA, GS with antilock brakes. That was how BMW identified the bike in '01.

I agree that the bike is probably only worth $4K but you are going to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By tjt94
My 01 had 64k ion the stockers last spring. They...

My 01 had 64k ion the stockers last spring. They weren't leaking and seemed ok but I suspected that they were not working as well as they were ten years ago. I put on a set of Jacugars and the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By tjt94
Plus one on calling Ted. I did last year with...

Plus one on calling Ted. I did last year with intensions of buying Wlibers from him. I bought a set of Jacugars. They transformed my 01 completely. Call him.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,084
Posted By tjt94
Mine likes 4000 too which, as DEF said, is around...

Mine likes 4000 too which, as DEF said, is around 80 mph. Mine also likes 4500 plenty well too. Even 5000. It is hard to keep it under 4000.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By tjt94
Those look good. Who makes them? I did a search...

Those look good. Who makes them? I did a search for Massive Lee and it didn't come up.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By tjt94
Again, it would be better to hear from someone...

Again, it would be better to hear from someone with the same bike as you. However, I have a tall screen on my bike since I am 6'4". I have done many 700 mile days behind the screen, some in extremely...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By tjt94
I was fortunate enough to be selected to be a...

I was fortunate enough to be selected to be a "tester" for the real life videos. I got a free screen for participating. I never saw that they used my video though but the screen is a lot quieter than...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By tjt94
Yes, the socket is missing.

Yes, the socket is missing.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By tjt94
This is good to know. I spoke without...

This is good to know. I spoke without investigation, just assumption, and I thought I remembered seeing a relay once. Obviously not. The couple of light issues I have had with my 01 have been bulb or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By tjt94
It may be the ABS doing the roll off test. It is...

It may be the ABS doing the roll off test. It is noisier when cold. It a special ka chunk sound.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By tjt94
Seat the right hand throttle cable.

Seat the right hand throttle cable.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By tjt94
Wix are among the best. I have used them but...

Wix are among the best. I have used them but usually just use a Bosch.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,496
Posted By tjt94
Some will point to the crank position sensor. I...

Some will point to the crank position sensor. I am going to guess that the tank liner has let go and is clogging the fuel intake. The symptoms are the same as what happened to me a couple of years...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By tjt94
I had problems with my 01 but it melted the...

I had problems with my 01 but it melted the contacts in the socket, not the reflector. I think it was from riding in extremely muddy conditions after a hurricane in Oaxaca. It was then that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By tjt94
The reset may last a long time or have to be done...

The reset may last a long time or have to be done frequently. It is easy. You can get the pump rebuilt on that bike (ABS2) by module master for around $300. It will work flawlessly after and will...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By tjt94
Do a hard reset to assure the unit is...

Do a hard reset to assure the unit is operational. The procedures can be easily found here.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,595
Posted By tjt94
The ease of access to the front crank pulley...

The ease of access to the front crank pulley makes me think supercharging would be easier. Either would be a fun project.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By tjt94
Not sure. I have had them on for 15K so far...

Not sure. I have had them on for 15K so far without incident so not sure it really matters.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By tjt94
Whenever the pump gets noisy. It was about 20k...

Whenever the pump gets noisy. It was about 20k and included several tanks of fuel from Guatemala, Honduras, and Belize that were not very good.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By tjt94
Seat the cable properly. The stuff you saw...

Seat the cable properly.

The stuff you saw on the inside of the tank was the tank liner. Mine 01's let go a couple of years ago and created a very lean situation because the pickup was plugged. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,937
Posted By tjt94
That is why I went with Jacugar. They are...

That is why I went with Jacugar. They are basically a Wilber with the heavier Hyperpro shafts. Totally rebuildable unlike the expensive Ohlins.
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