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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,526
Posted By GS Addict
It's also illegal to use a cell phone while...

It's also illegal to use a cell phone while driving . Just sayin' :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,832
Posted By GS Addict
Can u post a copy of the letter?

Can u post a copy of the letter?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By GS Addict
:beer

:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By GS Addict
http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/...

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/Bolt_resize_zps9f2e3cb2.jpg (http://s583.photobucket.com/user/GSAddict/media/Bolt_resize_zps9f2e3cb2.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By GS Addict
Pretty sure it does. Normally if you are liberal...

Pretty sure it does. Normally if you are liberal with the base sealant enough will squeeze into that area to seal.
Not every one leaks, it's just a heads up to a possible issue.
Note: if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By GS Addict
Make sure you

Coat this M6 bolt on the right side with plenty of sealant or you risk an oil leak into the clutch area.

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/IMGP1098_resize_zpsf4aa8fd8.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By GS Addict
Yes. It is of an 1150GS

Yes.
It is of an 1150GS
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By GS Addict
http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/...

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/IMGP1083_resize_zps89114686.jpg (http://s583.photobucket.com/user/GSAddict/media/IMGP1083_resize_zps89114686.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By GS Addict
Hmmm, I wonder if machining a bit off the back...

Hmmm, I wonder if machining a bit off the back side of the nut would help.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By GS Addict
Jim what is it that causes the issue? Is it the...

Jim what is it that causes the issue? Is it the retaining nut reducing the clearance?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,526
Posted By GS Addict
+1 I have the Tork XPro's and am very pleased,...

+1
I have the Tork XPro's and am very pleased, best fidelity after many experiments.
They are driven by my Autocom intercom system.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,316
Posted By GS Addict
I think you are going to be the Beta tester...

I think you are going to be the Beta tester here...
Please report back your findings.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 722,178
Posted By GS Addict
Messy too.

Messy too.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 722,178
Posted By GS Addict
Actually not, It is a spare I have........(hence...

Actually not, It is a spare I have........(hence the :wink:)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,484
Posted By GS Addict
Bewitched

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/266666km_resize_zps96809d90.jpg (http://s583.photobucket.com/user/GSAddict/media/266666km_resize_zps96809d90.jpg.html)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 722,178
Posted By GS Addict
You are welcome. Do you know how much work that...

You are welcome. Do you know how much work that was to get that shot???:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 722,178
Posted By GS Addict
Did you loosen this allen head screw? ...

Did you loosen this allen head screw?
http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss275/GSAddict/IMGP2654_resize_zps587c5ac3.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 722,178
Posted By GS Addict
I have been doing it for years, the idea is to...

I have been doing it for years, the idea is to add fresh grease.
Be gentle prying off the seal as not to distort it.
Don't overpack as too much grease can be as bad as not enough.
Too much grease...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,994
Posted By GS Addict
Mileage for me is directly proportional to...

Mileage for me is directly proportional to throttle twist. I learned that very early on.:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,971
Posted By GS Addict
Calling the QC department on the red...

Calling the QC department on the red phone............
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,970
Posted By GS Addict
I have an 1150, your profile shows you have a...

I have an 1150, your profile shows you have a 1200. Different animals.
Interesting that my thermostat holds the temp at a steady 5 and never 4.
That is what they are set to do. Never seen an...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,970
Posted By GS Addict
Can't really as it was for less than 1 tank. ...

Can't really as it was for less than 1 tank.
There may be other issues if you have heat problems. Mine will go to 6 bars but drops back to 5 once moving, no matter what the ambient temp.

Is your...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,970
Posted By GS Addict
Settled at setting 6 as 7 did not seem to improve...

Settled at setting 6 as 7 did not seem to improve performance enough to justify the increase in fuel mileage. I have been bumping between the 2 for a year now.
I only messed about with 8 for a very...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,704
Posted By GS Addict
Use this tool, do not bottom the rear seal. Oil...

Use this tool, do not bottom the rear seal. Oil must access the back side of the bearing as the bearing seals are specially designed to allow oil entry (type TM)
Picture shows the channel machined...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,970
Posted By GS Addict
Yesterday

R1150GS
Just rode 425 miles in 95-101f temps 2 up towing the fully loaded Unigo thru mountain passes speeds 65-75 mph

89 octane, no pings, lots of power, AF-xIED 6 setting, 40 usmpg

What's not...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 47,599
Posted By GS Addict
Preferably someplace else. Not very constructive...

Preferably someplace else. Not very constructive here. Let's stay positive.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 47,599
Posted By GS Addict
Good point Jim.

Good point Jim.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By GS Addict
Accessory fuse F3 15A is likely blown.

Accessory fuse F3 15A is likely blown.
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By GS Addict
Been using Nu-Trol for 30+years. Excellent...

Been using Nu-Trol for 30+years.
Excellent product. Great B.C. company.
http://www.mgchemicals.com/products/cleaners/contact-cleaners/nu-trol-control-cleaner-401b/

And if you want to replate the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,994
Posted By GS Addict
Metzler Std. Tourance

'00 R1150GS

10 x front = 15,945 mile average
14 x rear = 10,096 mile average

I never run bald, always target 1mm + to change.

About 25% 2 up fully loaded towing a trailer
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,970
Posted By GS Addict
2000 R1150GS - No cat code plug. (not installed...

2000 R1150GS - No cat code plug. (not installed on Canadian GS's)
I have settled on a 6 setting (4% richer) for best mileage & performance. Mileage is down by 2 mpg.
My bike will run on 87 (I tow a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By GS Addict
Ride Safe!:clap

Ride Safe!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,151
Posted By GS Addict
It would be a good idea. It's the surges that...

It would be a good idea. It's the surges that will cause issues if the downstream filter clogs.
The pump is capable of over 100 psi, I know, I tested one.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,151
Posted By GS Addict
The internal fuel clamps in the above picture are...

The internal fuel clamps in the above picture are not suited to system operating pressures. They should be changed to proper fuel injection clamps. (as shown on the bottom external line)
An instant...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 125,970
Posted By GS Addict
I have had a XiED for a year/10k miles and...

I have had a XiED for a year/10k miles and everything stated above is 100% TRUE.

I am Extremely Satisfied.

Anyone on the fence should try one, they won't be disappointed.:deal




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Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By GS Addict
Only the Hexhead 1200's use mineral oil post '05

Only the Hexhead 1200's use mineral oil post '05
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By GS Addict
Simple test: If the sludge is soluble in water...

Simple test:
If the sludge is soluble in water it's brake fluid.
If not it's transmission oil.
Usually it's Brake fluid.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,151
Posted By GS Addict
Doubt it, he said he managed to sync it.

Doubt it, he said he managed to sync it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,151
Posted By GS Addict
Almost a rite of passage :deal

Almost a rite of passage :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,151
Posted By GS Addict
I assume the bike ran ok before you started the...

I assume the bike ran ok before you started the maintenance right?
What is your fuel pressure? Should be 43psi.
Low pressure = poor performance.
"U" hose inside tank is prone to splitting on this...
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