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Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By BluByU
PM has been replied to Sorry for the late...

PM has been replied to
Sorry for the late response, life seems to take up most of my free time.

Point Reyes sure is a lot better place to be than Fresno, well aside from all of the rain we have...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By BluByU
Yes the GS trans will work just fine on your 1150...

Yes the GS trans will work just fine on your 1150 GSA but as you mentioned the gearing is a bit different in first.

On you way to SF ???? I am just a few miles south of SF and have a spare trans...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By BluByU
I to followed Steptoe's advise (on many...

I to followed Steptoe's advise (on many occasions) and it was rather simple to determine which coil was bad using the test mentioned above.

The coil that had crapped out did not have enough to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,884
Posted By BluByU
I thought I hid it on your bike? Crap,...

I thought I hid it on your bike?


Crap, where are you now :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,151
Posted By BluByU
The Pin I received (E-bay) was 100% exact as...

The Pin I received (E-bay) was 100% exact as original. If klei9843 still has one BUY IT:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By BluByU
On the 1150GSA I changed the big bearing & seals...

On the 1150GSA I changed the big bearing & seals within two oil changes of owning it & have been changing the diff oil every other oil change since. So far I think I have 50k or there abouts with no...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By BluByU
Done a few sets of tires on my 08 gsa, never...

Done a few sets of tires on my 08 gsa, never messed with the Wheel Speed Sensor in the front yet
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By BluByU
I have a bit of the same issue, broken chain...

I have a bit of the same issue, broken chain guide on an 04 1150 gsa, I was able to pull the jugs and replace all of he guides without splitting the case.
If I remember correctly the lower guides...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By BluByU
Ok I am one who had/has an 04 1150GSA but longed...

Ok I am one who had/has an 04 1150GSA but longed for the 1200. THe finances allowed me to acquire an 08 GSA with all options (save traction control)
The two bikes are similar but quite different....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By BluByU
Love my 08GSA, although not letting go of the...

Love my 08GSA, although not letting go of the 1150GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,670
Posted By BluByU
Great feel on pavement but a bit lacking in...

Great feel on pavement but a bit lacking in gravel.

love the A3's but seems I have to change the rear out at almost every oil change, I run 39 to 40 PSI (I am in the 265 range Ya a "Big Guy") and...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,671
Posted By BluByU
I have had good luck using a heat gun (but guess...

I have had good luck using a heat gun (but guess a hair dryer would work just as well) to get the sticker loose and a plastic scraper or bit of wood.
The best stuff I have found to remove the glue...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,135
Posted By BluByU
Do not use anti seize, as most anti seize uses...

Do not use anti seize, as most anti seize uses oil to keep it in a semi-liquid state. The oil will cause he rubber seals to swell.
For me I have found CRC 5351 Brake Caliper Synthetic Grease to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By BluByU
Had one back in the day, worked well on the 2...

Had one back in the day, worked well on the 2 stroke kawasaki (S3)
Should work well for idle, but would take a while to set at higher speeds. Could just as easily use some clear tube and ATF and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,266
Posted By BluByU
Go with the 1150 I had an 1100GS, loved it...

Go with the 1150

I had an 1100GS, loved it but wanted a 6 speed and longer suspension travel. I found and bought an 04 1150GSA and love it. I have put over 15k per year (four years running) on it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,975
Posted By BluByU
I am simply amazed that BMW will still be making...

I am simply amazed that BMW will still be making the R1200GSW in 900 years let alone it will still be a gas motor :lol3


Sorry had to do it
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,219
Posted By BluByU
if you are asking "what can I do to overcome a...

if you are asking "what can I do to overcome a lean issue"

folks say The AF-XIED controller module does help that issue
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,095
Posted By BluByU
At the very least you should get the time the...

At the very least you should get the time the bike has been in the dealer for warranty repairs added to the warranty time. Considering the time that would at least add a few months to the warranty....
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 160,219
Posted By BluByU
Can't help on any "vendor" option . But I do...

Can't help on any "vendor" option
. But I do believe that you would like to increase the fuel (richer) not decrease the fuel (Leaner)

But I could be wrong:photog
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,092
Posted By BluByU
Never had wet feet on the bikes since getting the...

Never had wet feet on the bikes since getting the Daytona's

They feel great as well

Edited to add, about 5 years and going , no issues

Thats close to 100,000 miles
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,428
Posted By BluByU
Before you go tooooo far spend about a minute and...

Before you go tooooo far spend about a minute and take a look at the throttle cables (especially the right one)

Someone here has a picture of the cable not seated in the adjuster (cable end...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,267
Posted By BluByU
Drain your right angle gearbox then add 180Ml...

Drain your right angle gearbox then add 180Ml gear oil :deal

OK now what is the best oil to be used????? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By BluByU
Nothing to add about the bearings here. I...

Nothing to add about the bearings here.

I watched the video and had to comment, Those have got to be the most boring mind numbing jobs I have ever seen. The idea of standing there doing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By BluByU
Wash???? I am not familiar with this concept,...

Wash????
I am not familiar with this concept, Please explain???
I do on occasion clean he headlamp and rearview mirrors, the rain does most of the rest
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,287
Posted By BluByU
Looks darn good, Just ordered one

Looks darn good,
Just ordered one
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,776
Posted By BluByU
OH that might cause the final drive to explode...

OH that might cause the final drive to explode :eek1


I am thinking of running a car tire and changing the oil to Dino (the synth Peanut oil just seems too thick) are the two compatible or will...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By BluByU
48k 2008 GSA

48k 2008 GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By BluByU
Short answer NO, If you have the right cyl at...

Short answer NO,
If you have the right cyl at TDC so is the left (just 180' out)

Zip tie the chain to the left cam sprocket and continue disassembly. No need to rotate the engine anymore.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 52,968
Posted By BluByU
Very good point, low supply voltage. Yes adding a...

Very good point, low supply voltage. Yes adding a relay to power the coils might do the trick, unless like me there was one bad coil.

I will connect a volt meter to the primary side, been riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 52,968
Posted By BluByU
Just a guess her But THe coils do not need...

Just a guess her But

THe coils do not need to be 100% saturated to develop enough energy to jump the gap in the plugs (during most applications) Shorting the dwell time can and does develop less...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By BluByU
Congrats and relax spring is on it's way ...

Congrats and relax spring is on it's way


Here we are hoping for rain (as we haven't gotten even 10 days yet this year)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,829
Posted By BluByU
better to be tossed into a van than trapped under...

better to be tossed into a van than trapped under the bike
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,275
Posted By BluByU
Last week I noticed the right sides seal leaking,...

Last week I noticed the right sides seal leaking, more like seepage not a real leak, this thread came to mind the moment i saw the oil on the final drive.

Went down to the local BMW dealer, seal...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By BluByU
Congrats, The 1150GS is a fine bike. THe two of...

Congrats, The 1150GS is a fine bike. THe two of you will have many miles/smiles in your future :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,471
Posted By BluByU
Love my 1150GSA, was going to sell it after...

Love my 1150GSA, was going to sell it after getting the 12GSA but just can't seem to let it go. Congrats on a fantastic ride:freaky

The pugs on the starter cover are
1. jump start B+ terminal...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By BluByU
Yep Hall Senor, older wiring gets brittle with...

Yep Hall Senor, older wiring gets brittle with heat & age. Once the insulation is gone water will allow it to short out.
Replace the HES or the wiring from sensors to connector if you are as cheep...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,905
Posted By BluByU
Peanut & wale oil in a 50/50 mix. :D

Peanut & wale oil in a 50/50 mix.

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By BluByU
+100 to that, Glen and his team are fantastic:deal

+100 to that, Glen and his team are fantastic:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 25,714
Posted By BluByU
Burrohasthreewheels.com Also available on...

Burrohasthreewheels.com

Also available on Amazon for 1.99 for a week per episode

Filmes solo, not great quality vid but the guy is a hoot and worth a watch
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,944
Posted By BluByU
Heat, "lock-Tight" will liquify when it gets hot....

Heat, "lock-Tight" will liquify when it gets hot.

Acetone and a rag works well too
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