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Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
Found the thread! TPS Alignment, Idle Speed...

Found the thread!

TPS Alignment, Idle Speed Adjustment: Beyond Zero=Zero by "roger 04 rt"
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996719
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
Yep, that's the data sheet. I could have...

Yep, that's the data sheet.

I could have sworn I read a thread of someone working out a way to set the stop screws back to stock 2 via the TPS. Also looking at the motronic to see if it "learns"...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 58,675
Posted By Guzz
One drop isn't much to worry about. It just maybe...

One drop isn't much to worry about. It just maybe from the filling and the tech just didn't wipe things down as through as us OCD BMW owners are. I can't tell you the number of times I've forgotten...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
JJ, The last thing I want to do is mess with...

JJ,

The last thing I want to do is mess with the stop screws.

But that reminds me. I need to share the TPS spec sheet with the guy that is taking the zero-zero method to the next level. But...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
Yea, yea. But we still call it a choke. :wink:

Yea, yea. But we still call it a choke. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
The bitch is back! She's cold blooded now, have...

The bitch is back! She's cold blooded now, have to use the choke every time if she's been sitting for a bit. Previously, even if cold I could just hit the starter and she would fire up.

But she...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
I did check the TPS, it checked out. The new...

I did check the TPS, it checked out.

The new fuel line finally came in. Will try to get down to the dealer tonight and pick it up.

I have a gut feeling that it is fuel pressure regulator went...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,901
Posted By Guzz
Your bike uses a float attached to a...

Your bike uses a float attached to a potentiometer. It has a tendency not show the top two bars even when full. But the low fuel light always works.

On my travels (with my '00 R1150GS), what I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
Hey Poolside!! Yea, it's been awhile. Everyone...

Hey Poolside!! Yea, it's been awhile. Everyone got the newer bikes and I didn't, so I've been lurking in the basement :wink:

Once I get the vent lines, I'll verify the injectors, and the pressure....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
I'm on hold till next weekend. I buggered up...

I'm on hold till next weekend.

I buggered up the vent lines inside the tank getting them off. I tried shortening them to clean material, but now they are to short. Had to order them as they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
Side note: Dan Kush is a friend of mine. :D

Side note: Dan Kush is a friend of mine. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
I did have one o-ring that broke on one the TB's...

I did have one o-ring that broke on one the TB's (air filter side) when I took the TB's off. I did find a decent replacement.

The manometer shows even pull when opening the TB's and proper vacuum...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
I can put in the old plugs tomorrow just for...

I can put in the old plugs tomorrow just for grins and giggles.

But I did pull the new ones today just to verify the gap, and looked them over for color. No noticeable cracks, but I know that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,726
Posted By Guzz
'00 1150GS issues

OK I'm at a loss for what to do now.

I decided to do some maintenance on my '00 GS. Oil, Oil Filter, Air filter, fuel filter, spark plugs. On the oil side, I moved to full synthetic (it was on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,380
Posted By Guzz
I agree, $3-400 to replace fork seals?!?!?!?!?!...

I agree, $3-400 to replace fork seals?!?!?!?!?! WTF!

I've replace my fork seals twice now (yep, I've been hard on them) and it's not to difficult. Time consuming, but not difficult. Actually my...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,535
Posted By Guzz
AAaaaarrrghhhh!!!! Just follow the owners...

AAaaaarrrghhhh!!!!

Just follow the owners manual for checking the oil level.

1. Get engine to operating temperature (min 3 bars)
2. While engine is still running, put on center stand, on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,141
Posted By Guzz
I thought it was fine to mount while on the...

I thought it was fine to mount while on the center stand was fine, prior to the 1200. The center stand is almost the most sturdy part of the bike :evil

But I thought it was with the 1200 that BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,597
Posted By Guzz
Just practice, practice and more practice, you...

Just practice, practice and more practice, you can do clutch-less shifting.

Also, as the transmission wears in, it gets easier. So much so, that on my '00 R11050GS, I can up-shift and down-shift...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Guzz
I think that it was a two-fold thing that got the...

I think that it was a two-fold thing that got the RID to display properly. Replacing the wires from the sending unit to pass-through connector. I was really surprised at how brittle and cracked the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Guzz
I went with a vampire tap, since trying to trace...

I went with a vampire tap, since trying to trace out the wire wasn't practical. The light works again.

Also, since I had to replace wires for the fuel sending unit, and had the soldering iron...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By Guzz
Fuel warning light - '00 1150GS

OK, on my '00 R1150GS, the low fuel warning light quit working. The one thing I could count on to let me know I needed to fuel up. I'm used to RID display being for entertainment purposes only.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,959
Posted By Guzz
The biggest issue with using lower octane fuel is...

The biggest issue with using lower octane fuel is "pinging" or pre-detenation. And surprisingly, it can be controlled somewhat by your riding style, and where you ride (temperature), and how well the...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 59,413
Posted By Guzz
Some things never change. Back in the 80's,...

Some things never change.

Back in the 80's, I read a similar test in some motorcycle magazine. They kept it simple, no crash test dummies. They built an arm rig on the back of a pickup truck,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,703
Posted By Guzz
I bet the only reason BMW recommends Castrol is...

I bet the only reason BMW recommends Castrol is that BMW was able to negotiate a better deal with Castrol than any other brand for what they use at the factory.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Guzz
I've used them several times. Nice filter, a bit...

I've used them several times. Nice filter, a bit on the higher cost side. But it's just like any other common oil filter, you replace the whole thing as a complete unit.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,805
Posted By Guzz
I bet you don't even realize there is a shift...

I bet you don't even realize there is a shift indicator on your bike. Use it!

(Some people call it a "rev limiter", only pussies call it that)
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,384
Posted By Guzz
To be honest, put a piece of black electrical...

To be honest, put a piece of black electrical tape over the RID fuel gauge, and just pay attention to your odometer. The fuel gauge is for entertainment purposes only.
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,549
Posted By Guzz
Tubeless tire, something like: AutoZon tire...

Tubeless tire, something like: AutoZon tire plugger kits (http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Repair-and-Lift/Tire-Plugger-Kit/_/N-25cn)

Tube tire, just get a new tube or patch the tube...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,348
Posted By Guzz
That's a pictorial of what I said, NICE!!!!! ...

That's a pictorial of what I said, NICE!!!!!

Another trick that I came up with, was when your done go get a cheap wooden yardstick from the fabric store. This will be your straight edge which you...
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,348
Posted By Guzz
The absolute best way is to undo the suspension...

The absolute best way is to undo the suspension (shock(s)), adjust the chain, then move the tire through the entire suspension travel. Make sure there is no slop, but no overly tightness in the...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,080
Posted By Guzz
What's with the pink trailer?!?!?!?!?!?!?

What's with the pink trailer?!?!?!?!?!?!?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,162
Posted By Guzz
For testing, it's perfectly safe to run the fuel...

For testing, it's perfectly safe to run the fuel pump in air. Just don't go running it for hours on end not submerged. Which I believe the OP is referring to.

But why will it run outside the tank...
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By Guzz
Took me years to figure that one out :cry

Took me years to figure that one out :cry
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,541
Posted By Guzz
:thumb I hate that evil little thing. I am so...

:thumb
I hate that evil little thing. I am so glad I never bought one, but messed around with others. Old fashion mercury or a Morgan Carbtune (http://www.carbtune.com/) is my preferred tool.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,241
Posted By Guzz
About 20 years ago, on US60 going to work in...

About 20 years ago, on US60 going to work in Mesa, AZ doing 65-70 mph. I'm going along and I see a black dot, getting bigger and bigger really quick. Completely target fixated on it, the damn bird...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,289
Posted By Guzz
That would be me :wink: It's still here on...

That would be me :wink:

It's still here on the board TDC pin dimension (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=525128)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,082
Posted By Guzz
Whoaa!!! That issue is of the level of...

Whoaa!!!

That issue is of the level of warranting a recall from BMW!!! Even if it is out of warranty.

Not good :eek1 luckily, my '00 R1150GS hasn't started leaking. But if it does, BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Guzz
Break out a magnifying glass, and start looking...

Break out a magnifying glass, and start looking for part number and manufacturer information on the plug.

It is probably made by Tyco, and there is a part number on it. Look up Tyco's support...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Guzz
Check the wiring group that goes to the ignition...

Check the wiring group that goes to the ignition switch. The assembly guys at the factory put one to many zip ties on the group and to close to the steering head. Moving the handle bars back and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By Guzz
You may not like this suggestion... but put the...

You may not like this suggestion... but put the canister back on, and let it fulfill it's purpose.
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