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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
I suspect water cooling allows for tighter piston...

I suspect water cooling allows for tighter piston to cylinder clearances, reducing oil consumption especially from startup to operating temperature.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By GS Addict
Not true One example: ...

Not true
One example:

http://www.largiader.com/k75/khistory.html

Go to 1989
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,298
Posted By GS Addict
If no satisfaction from your dealer get a...

If no satisfaction from your dealer get a reputable independent to do a compression and leakdown test.
Go from there.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,049
Posted By GS Addict
What do you do? You start shedding load until...

What do you do?
You start shedding load until the voltage comes up.

I had a friend riding in near freezing weather on on a R100GS
His grips and vest were on full. Voltage dropped, engine started...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 314,698
Posted By GS Addict
Me neither, especially if I were to lift...

Me neither, especially if I were to lift something......:deal
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
Oil consumption

My GS slurped oil when I bought it @10k miles (prev owner babied it at breakin)
By 60,000 miles it was really carboned up and a chunk broke off and lodged under an exhaust valve causing it to burn....
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By GS Addict
The OP was worried about running at 2500 rpm, he...

The OP was worried about running at 2500 rpm, he has no worries.
Could even run @ 2000
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By GS Addict
The typical is 1.1 mA It's been connected...

The typical is 1.1 mA

It's been connected directly across the battery for years - no issues.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
I agree except for checking valve clearances and...

I agree except for checking valve clearances and retorquing the heads
I would not skip those on my own machine.
After that even valve adjustments are check only, rarely have I had to adjust them at...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
Lexus had problems with seating rings on nikasil...

Lexus had problems with seating rings on nikasil as well
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By GS Addict
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
Like I would not have posted it if I had it! NOT!...

Like I would not have posted it if I had it! NOT!

Copyright infringement would get me banned.

They are hard to get, closely guarded, I only have one regarding SG oil use.

Edit: I also have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By GS Addict
Read about the science here: ...

Read about the science here:
http://www.nsk.com/company/presslounge/news/2009/press091127.html

http://wenku.baidu.com/view/85dc0833f111f18583d05a6c.html

In short, developed to overcome the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
I was told that there is an actual internal...

I was told that there is an actual internal Bulletin on the subject.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,606
Posted By GS Addict
Our dealership and master mechanics do not...

Our dealership and master mechanics do not recommend synthetic until at least 12,000 miles. The rings need at least that to fully bed in.
Back in 02 and on they had a rash of oilheads that did not...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By GS Addict
Late 2003 IIRC

Late 2003 IIRC
Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By GS Addict
My own transmission has 273,000 km on original TM...

My own transmission has 273,000 km on original TM bearings.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By GS Addict
You did not mention where you are buying your...

You did not mention where you are buying your bearings but if you are not buying OE be sure they are the "TM" type.

As far as the seals go, the input shaft fwd end was updated to include a felt...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,246
Posted By GS Addict
Top is to enable the driving lights to come on...

Top is to enable the driving lights to come on with the High beam.
Bottom no longer used.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By GS Addict
+1

+1
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
Not rubber, no worries. You are good to go.

Not rubber, no worries. You are good to go.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
Sorry I should have qualified, yes the servo ones...

Sorry I should have qualified, yes the servo ones are linked. I assumed the OP's was ABSII as he still had the rubber brake lines.
Post fixed, thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
Get rid of the rubber OE lines now.

Edit: OP has updated lines already.

Replace all the lines with SS Teflon Spiegler complete kit or the like

http://www.spieglerusa.com/brakes/cycle-brake-line-kits.html

TheOE rubber lines ALL...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
No linked brakes on the 1150GS ABSII Servo yes

No linked brakes on the 1150GS ABSII
Servo yes
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
Agreed but there will be some movement

Agreed but there will be some movement
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
You might consider filling out your profile.

You might consider filling out your profile.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
Go out for a ride and when safe to do so apply...

Go out for a ride and when safe to do so apply the front brake as if you need to stop quickly.
Watch the fork tubes while doing so and see how much the sliders come up.
There should be noticeable...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
It could be seized. How hard have you ridden it...

It could be seized. How hard have you ridden it offroad?
Is it really immovable?

What notch is the adjuster on?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By GS Addict
Stock or aftermarket? How many miles? Is...

Stock or aftermarket?
How many miles?
Is there any evidence of leakage?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By GS Addict
Those are the optional BIG lids I have them,...

Those are the optional BIG lids

I have them, they are great but you have to be extra careful lanesplitting :deal

Example: 71 60 7 652 735 LID, LEFT, LARGE, FOR SYSTEM CASE - CA.6L
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,143
Posted By GS Addict
Which is exactly why sight glasses blow out of...

Which is exactly why sight glasses blow out of the oilhead motors especially if the oil level is on the high side.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5,420
Views: 889,849
Posted By GS Addict
Purdy!!!

Purdy!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By GS Addict
Max BMW

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Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 314,698
Posted By GS Addict
Up here a plate mounted that way would get you a...

Up here a plate mounted that way would get you a ticket from the Gestapo :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By GS Addict
Re-Psycle Parts

Heads up to all.
These guys have been great to deal with for me.
Fair pricing and good parts.:deal
Thanks Tony!

http://www.re-psycle.com/


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Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By GS Addict
Rear big bearing C3 clearance - Dealer only ...

Rear big bearing C3 clearance - Dealer only
Fronts are available from any good bearing house


Are there any silver flakes on the FD magnet? Does the FD grumble when the rear wheel is turned on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,566
Posted By GS Addict
An easy way to check the level of anodizing is to...

An easy way to check the level of anodizing is to use a digital ohmeter on the dry aluminum surface. Meter should read infinity in every case with the probes firmly placed.
Any reading will indicate...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 39,663
Posted By GS Addict
:yikes

:yikes
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By GS Addict
http://www.advrider.com/Bikes/GSgearing.html ...

http://www.advrider.com/Bikes/GSgearing.html

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1695

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=868865
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By GS Addict
Nothing a 33/11 final drive won't fix. Easy to...

Nothing a 33/11 final drive won't fix.
Easy to install and around $200-300 used

I speak firsthand.
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