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Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Grayghost66
Many thanks for the info

Many thanks for the info
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Grayghost66
Piston circlips 92 R100GSPD

I'm in the midst of assembling parts for a top end refresh. My BMW parts guy (OEM BMW) going by my serial number is saying the piston circlips are the spring wire type while another source says they...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By Grayghost66
GS Compression?

Hi All.....first a very Happy New Year to everyone from the - 19c that is Toronto right now.

I am going to pull the barrels on my 1992 R100GSPD to do the push rod seals and wanted to check the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 214,538
Posted By Grayghost66
Theft insurance not required. :rofl

Theft insurance not required. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks Steve.

Thanks Steve.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,290
Posted By Grayghost66
Plus 1 for Bruno!!! He put a circling in my GS...

Plus 1 for Bruno!!! He put a circling in my GS transmission and installed a taller 5th gear, plus did a kick starter spring " upgrade" while in there. Stand up guy, never met him, spoke to him on the...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Grayghost66
That's 38,000 kilometres........23,612 miles. :D...

That's 38,000 kilometres........23,612 miles. :D Oil has only been changed (at least) twice a year for 21 years......maybe 42-45 times. Goes in gold......comes out gold.:rofl:rofl:rofl
...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Grayghost66
Many Thanks for the reply.

Many Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Grayghost66
1992 R100GSPD - Rocker Arm Blocks

Hi All,

First - Best wishes for the season, hope 2014 is a great year for everyone!!!

Rocker Arm Blocks. One of my projects this winter is replacing my Push Rod Seals and timing chain....
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Grayghost66
Question Spark Plug 1992 R100GSPD

Hi all,

I want to buy a screw in compression tester and was wondering what size the spark plug is?

The Compression tester I was looking at had several adapters that screw in (but it is blister...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,485
Posted By Grayghost66
Amazing restoration!!!!! How did you cosmetically...

Amazing restoration!!!!! How did you cosmetically refresh the outside of the engine block to get it looking so good?

Keep going and please keep posting pics.

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,106
Posted By Grayghost66
Hi have both. Both are OEM. I started with the...

Hi have both. Both are OEM. I started with the high fender that my 1992 R100GSPD came with and then bought and installed the low fender.

Looks? I like both depending on the day. I thought the low...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By Grayghost66
I need to ask, in your 73,000 miles have you had...

I need to ask, in your 73,000 miles have you had the heads off, reground valve seats, replaced valves, push rod seals or replaced piston rings?
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By Grayghost66
Two reasons. I am an maintenance fanatic (always...

Two reasons. I am an maintenance fanatic (always a waiting list for any bike or car I sell) and the second reason is that I really don't ride very much.

There were some years I only rode 500 -...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By Grayghost66
Hmmmm...... You might be onto something...

Hmmmm......

You might be onto something here. Some oil had puked out of the vent hole towards the front of the engine, on the engine casting, close to the dipstick. It was more than oil mist, but...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By Grayghost66
Always. Top line as demarcated by the top of the...

Always. Top line as demarcated by the top of the cross hatch marks.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By Grayghost66
Base line reference is 2.5 litres with a filter...

Base line reference is 2.5 litres with a filter change and 2.25 litres without a filter change.


Start the bike and ride it until warm.
Put the bike on the centre stand on level ground
...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By Grayghost66
1992 BMW R100 GSPD Oil Consumption

Hi All,

Just got back from a 2,750km extended long weekend ride through the US. My GS performed great but should I be concerned with the oil consumption? Here are a few details, if you could let...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,275
Posted By Grayghost66
+1 To me if I really liked the look of the tank...

+1 To me if I really liked the look of the tank (I do!) its worth the price of the tank, used. I other words find out what the used tank is worth on Ebay etc. and that's what this bike IMHO is worth....
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks all for the fast replies! It is an awful...

Thanks all for the fast replies! It is an awful feeling losing your keys. Truth is I winterized my bike in the fall and looks like I broke a routine of where I put the keys. Trying to remember "the...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Grayghost66
Neiman Key for 1992 R100GSPD

Hi All,

I seemed to have misplaced my BMW key and just have the one spare. It says "Neiman" on it. I also have the key code in the original owners manual as I am the original owner.

Any idea...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,755
Posted By Grayghost66
Yeah...I would agree, the only real maintenance...

Yeah...I would agree, the only real maintenance chore (aside from fluids, air cleaner, and spark plugs - all easy) is to sync the four carbs. I never owned this bike so don't have first hand...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Grayghost66
Huh?????:confused:confused:confused

Huh?????:confused:confused:confused
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 34,522
Posted By Grayghost66
I just installed the Enduralast in my 1992...

I just installed the Enduralast in my 1992 GS100PD last year. After using the sensing wire to a relay then to the battery (so the VR gets a true read of the voltage) I achieved essentially the same...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 70,586
Posted By Grayghost66
Great thread!!!! Keep going and posting the...

Great thread!!!! Keep going and posting the pictures. All the best for the holidays!:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 27,134
Posted By Grayghost66
WOW....beautiful clean-up!!!! What is the...

WOW....beautiful clean-up!!!! What is the technique you used to get the bare aluminum so clean?
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By Grayghost66
+1 I have the Spiegler SS line on my 1992 GS and...

+1 I have the Spiegler SS line on my 1992 GS and am impressed with it. Quality product. Brake has more "grunt" as it took the expansion out of the OEM rubber one. As a matter of course I always...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,036
Posted By Grayghost66
well written !

well written !
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By Grayghost66
I will not apologise to anyone about the...

I will not apologise to anyone about the horsepower output on my 1000cc GS.:clap
I will not cuss,fuss, swear and throw things while trying to synconize my BINGs:huh
I will at least give the...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,197
Posted By Grayghost66
I had a 1986 K75C (underpowered) as well as the...

I had a 1986 K75C (underpowered) as well as the first ABS K a 1988 K100RS ABS. Loved both bikes but they were "too perfect", too automotive like, touch the starter and they fire right up with a...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Grayghost66
+1 I cut one off last year. My...

+1

I cut one off last year. My observations;


Buy the tool. A must IMHO.
Use a Dremel Tool with a cut off wheel and just score the aluminum between the fins. DO NOT cut deep enough to go...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks all for your help and input. I...

Thanks all for your help and input.

I pulled the tank and checked the cable routing as well as any changes to RPM's turning the handlebars left to right. The problem was my lack of free play at...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By Grayghost66
I just went back to the garage and checked the...

I just went back to the garage and checked the throttle cable ends....bear with me here I may be missing something.

When the instructions say that you need 3/32" free play at the end of the...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By Grayghost66
The other part of this I forgot the mention is...

The other part of this I forgot the mention is that when the RPMs are high they are very slow to come back down.
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By Grayghost66
GSPD - Hanging then increasing idle?

Hi All,

I'm chasing my tail here with the most frustrating problem I cannot solve. I am planning on going on the trip shortly with a few friends and can't til I get this sorted.

It all...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Grayghost66
I'm in the same boat.....looking for the best...

I'm in the same boat.....looking for the best spot. :ear
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Grayghost66
Clean surfaces well and then use 3M VHB (Very...

Clean surfaces well and then use 3M VHB (Very High Bond) double sided tape. I'm in the signage industry and this is very good stuff. Cut a few thin strips, position around the perimeter of the...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,284
Posted By Grayghost66
"I've never ordered from A&S BMW, but I like...

"I've never ordered from A&S BMW, but I like their website, they seem to have a good selection of parts, and their prices are reasonable (a relative term when we're talking about BMWs). Does anyone...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By Grayghost66
I use 80/90 Full Synthetic. Change it once a year...

I use 80/90 Full Synthetic. Change it once a year regardless of mileage. Goes in Gold....comes out Gold with very little particulate matter on the drain magnet. I don't really notice a difference in...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,265
Posted By Grayghost66
Timing Chain

Hi All,

Last night I pulled my front timing chain cover off to address the leaking front main seal. (It was leaking because I messed with a perfectly good seal when I recently installed my new...
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