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Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By duc
Everyone with an 1150GS has wondered the same...

Everyone with an 1150GS has wondered the same thing at one time or another. The gauge is accurate when full, and when completely empty. The first time it happened to me (gage was on full or one bar...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By duc
If the plastic panel breaks, a replacement is...

If the plastic panel breaks, a replacement is only $15:

http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51761&rnd=04282014

Go to diagram 46.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By duc
I don't remember the bulb ID, but my 02 uses a...

I don't remember the bulb ID, but my 02 uses a standard 2 filament bulb at a cost of about $2.00.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By duc
It happened to me once on my 1150GS. After...

It happened to me once on my 1150GS. After trying everything I could (to no avail), related to checking the small switches at the hand lever and foot lever, I tried replacing the bulb. It turned...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,481
Posted By duc
The most important advice is to leave them loose...

The most important advice is to leave them loose until all pieces are mounted. Then you can tighten everything down.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,481
Posted By duc
The good news is they are good bars. I haven't...

The good news is they are good bars. I haven't taken any hard spills on mine, but I have dropped it a few times at slow speeds and in the yard. The bars do very well. You'll be happy.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By duc
Marsee magnetic Pocket Rocket

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/marsee/marsee.htm

I use this when I feel the need for a tank bag. When I bought it, I thought I would use it all the time. It turns out that most of the time I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By duc
HB will probably send you the installation...

HB will probably send you the installation procedure if you send them an email.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By duc
Look like Hepco Becker to me. ...

Look like Hepco Becker to me.

http://www.hepco-becker.com.au/photos/?id=22

I have a set on my 1150GS. To install, you will need some spacers. They attach at the frame mount points.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,370
Posted By duc
Thumb Maxbmw in NH

I live 4 - 5 hours away from them, so anytime I need parts, it's usually a mail order. Always perfect and always fast (with the added touch of a bag of M&Ms no matter how small the order).

For the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,360
Posted By duc
ukdave, you are the undisputed champion. My hat...

ukdave, you are the undisputed champion. My hat is off to you sir.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By duc
Finished

Wrapped up the clutch replacement this morning and all is fine. I had another thread in which I discussed the idiotic manner in which I removed the gear position indicator (and subsequently replaced...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
Well I attempted my theory (install the base of...

Well I attempted my theory (install the base of the two piece sender, line it up with the indicator shaft in the tranny and then put the top half on). The pins and springs fell out of the lower half...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
Thanks. Just to make sure; it comes out from the...

Thanks. Just to make sure; it comes out from the side the slave is mounted on?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
Steptoe you're a stud. Part of my dilemma...

Steptoe you're a stud.

Part of my dilemma causing me to lean towards replacement of the sender is this (lets leave the boneheadedness of that choice out of it for now). When I separated the two...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
New question while I ponder the wisdom of...

New question while I ponder the wisdom of replacing or trying to get my sender back together correctly.

Does the pushrod pull out of the gearbox? I'm trying to figure out how to replace the felt,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
There is a spring/clip that has to be compressed...

There is a spring/clip that has to be compressed to get it out. Easy enough with needle nose pliers. There is a line up pin on the sender and a hole on the tranny case. The drive shaft is notched and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
Thanks guys. I know I pulled the wrong end...

Thanks guys. I know I pulled the wrong end through the hole. Problem is I figured it out too late.

I also believe the two pieces line up based on the metal tab and slot looking pieces at the OD...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 870
Posted By duc
Question 1150GS Gear shift indicator sending unit

Hi,

I'm in the middle of a clutch replacement on my '02 1150GS and stumbled into the difficulty of removing the gear shift indicator unit from the small hole in the frame. I managed to get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,253
Posted By duc
I apologize if it's been said already, but how do...

I apologize if it's been said already, but how do you grease the fittings? Does it require complete removal to get at them, or can they be reached with the shaft in place by pulling the rubber boots...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,253
Posted By duc
Did Machine Service do yours? I've contacted them...

Did Machine Service do yours? I've contacted them and find it incredible (in a good way) that they turn the shaft around in one day for $260.

Who painted your shaft?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,253
Posted By duc
Did yours include the grease fitting option?

Did yours include the grease fitting option?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By duc
Question '02 1150GS - Clutch R&R

Bike with 60k has started slipping at high load and rpm. I believe the clutch is ready for replacement.

I have spent some time on the HoW procedure and find it to be quite different from the BMW...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By duc
Thumb Twisted Throttle Rules

I wanted to compliment the folks at Twisted Throttle.

2 years ago I installed Denali D2S lights on my 1150GS. At the start of this year's season, one light would not work. After verifying...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 39,324
Posted By duc
It may be a ways off, but try to get them into...

It may be a ways off, but try to get them into Max BMW. The price looks reasonable for what they do. However, at that price, I am the kind of person who would have to try them on before purchasing....
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,762
Posted By duc
Woo hoo, My guard arrived in style. This...

Woo hoo,

My guard arrived in style. This guard is more like a piece of art, in the Brigitte Nielsen sense of the word. That is to say, beautiful, but very strong and capable (if you know what I...
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,762
Posted By duc
PM Sent

Will take one if still available.

Thanks.

Charles
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By duc
With respect to the fact that the whole thing has...

With respect to the fact that the whole thing has been auto pilot for all these years; same here. I'll reset the system and report back. The problem is I am out of state without my ride for a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By duc
I never had that (or at least didn't notice it)....

I never had that (or at least didn't notice it). The diagnostics check I am referring to always happens once I start rolling after starting it up the way I described (ie - turn key, wait a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By duc
'02 1150gs abs

Hi,

I've tried, but can't find a simple answer regarding ABS performance.

I recently replaced my battery, and the problem has pesisted since then. My ABS does not run the diagnostics check...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,276
Posted By duc
Thumb Just got back into town and had mine waiting at...

Just got back into town and had mine waiting at the post. Thanks. It's a nice knife and I appreciate you giving us the deal.
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,276
Posted By duc
Thumb Youdaman! :D

Youdaman!

:D
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,276
Posted By duc
In

PM sent.
Forum: The Garage 05-13-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By duc
Brake lite stays on

The other day my brake light remained on upon start up. I did the usual; checked both brake switches by unplugging the wire connectors from each one by one. BTW - this is no easy thing. You have...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By duc
Thumb Double thumbs. Only a couple of purchases, but...

Double thumbs. Only a couple of purchases, but the fabrication quality is extremely well done.

Here's a funny story...well not that funny, but shows the kind of guy Dave is. I bought a tool bag...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,084
Posted By duc
Word up on not using Kreem. I had a nasty...

Word up on not using Kreem.

I had a nasty bout of what you have (only yours is considerable less significant) on my Ducati a few years ago. I tried Kreem but it was a complete waste.

Someone...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,473
Posted By duc
I've been on this quest for years. Here's what I...

I've been on this quest for years. Here's what I have settled on:

Aerostich Competition Ropers: http://www.aerostich.com/competition-elkskin-roper-gloves.html

With a pair of rain coves in the...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By duc
They include those M&Ms with every purchase. ...

They include those M&Ms with every purchase. I've had them send a bag with the purchase of a few fasteners...

Service in person is even better....

They are the best I've dealt with hands...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 67,772
Posted By duc
Say whatever you want to about him being slow or...

Say whatever you want to about him being slow or unresponsive in the short term; but keep one thing in mind - he is not unethical. He will ultimately make things right.

I've had a few dealings...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,518
Posted By duc
I did my Ohlins install last Saturday. Be...

I did my Ohlins install last Saturday. Be mindful of the right side throttle cable (seating) in the mounting bracket when you put things back together if you remove the tank. Manipulating the fuel...
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