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Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By UT R1150R
Did you discover what's causing this? If I had...

Did you discover what's causing this? If I had to guess, I'd say it's a bearing going out but I hope I'm wrong.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,794
Posted By UT R1150R
I ordered a new slave cylinder from BBY in...

I ordered a new slave cylinder from BBY in preparation for a clutch change and got sidetracked by life for a few months.

When I got around to do the work I thought "I need some crush washers for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By UT R1150R
I've made some progress but still don't...

I've made some progress but still don't understand what's going on. While checking the fuses, I plugged in an accessory fuse block that has 2 fuses in it. I couldn't remember what they were for. When...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By UT R1150R
I've continued to research and learned that the...

I've continued to research and learned that the 1150R headlight is not fused :cry. I don't know why they'd design it like that. Don't they know guys like me do their own maintenance? :deal

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By UT R1150R
Headlight weirdness - 2004 R1150R

I've had a headlight modulator on my 2004 R1150R for about 8 years now and until now never had a problem. Recently, I noticed that sometimes it would flash, sometimes it would not. Then yesterday,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By UT R1150R
You may want to check that your throttle cables...

You may want to check that your throttle cables have full range of motion. You can see if the plate things (technical term) that the cables ride in at the throttle bodies aren't bound up

Hope this...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By UT R1150R
Thanks for the input guys. I'm going to order the...

Thanks for the input guys. I'm going to order the BMW tool (collect the whole set!) and hopefully be back on the road by next weekend.

If anyone in the SLC area is attempting a clutch job I'd be...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By UT R1150R
11 5 600 is an assembly, which is made up of 11 5...

11 5 600 is an assembly, which is made up of 11 5 661 and 11 5 662. Price is $92.77

Haven't found 11 5 700 yet
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By UT R1150R
I believe I've found the part numbers for the...

I believe I've found the part numbers for the seal installation tools

From largiader.com...

11 5 660 - R1100/1150 rear main seal installer (661/662)
11 5 700 - R1150/K inner rear main...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By UT R1150R
I just removed the seals. The inner one was not...

I just removed the seals. The inner one was not completely seated at the bottom. I checked it several times before installing the outer seal but for some reason it was out by about 1 mm when and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By UT R1150R
Well, 2 hours and twenty minutes after deciding...

Well, 2 hours and twenty minutes after deciding to do this on my own, I've gotten my bike torn down to the main seal. I was correct - it's definitely leaking.

I guess the good news is that I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By UT R1150R
New main seal leaking after 100 miles. Save me from myself!

After a long, arduous clutch change and other scheduled maintenance, I finally got my 2004 R1150R (50,000 miles) back on the road.

I changed the transmission input and output seals, replaced the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By UT R1150R
It's the cappuccino power supply.

It's the cappuccino power supply.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By UT R1150R
so, if I undersand correctly, there is no need to...

so, if I undersand correctly, there is no need to drill - just grind off what's left of the threaded end of the original, cut the head off of the new bolt, and braze the headless bolt onto where the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By UT R1150R
Thanks for the quick reply. I assume before...

Thanks for the quick reply. I assume before taking it to a shop, I'd need to somehow extract the old stud and find a replacement for the shop to braze. Can you give any advice on where to find...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By UT R1150R
Any updates on this? I just did the same thing...

Any updates on this? I just did the same thing tonight.

:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By UT R1150R
Broken stud on fuel tank - advice please!

I changed my fuel filter today on my 2004 R1150R.

Seemed easy enough until I was tightening the six nuts that hold the fuel pump assembly to the tank. The tank wasn't empty when I attempted...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,994
Posted By UT R1150R
I drilled it half way between it's inner diameter...

I drilled it half way between it's inner diameter and outer diameter. I hope that makes sense. I'd take a pic but my POS phone has no remaining memory left so I can't even take pictures anymore. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,994
Posted By UT R1150R
I just replaced the seal at the back of the...

I just replaced the seal at the back of the transmission (the one that is near the slave cylinder). To remove it, I carefully drilled a hole in the old seal, threaded in a metal screw about 4...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,994
Posted By UT R1150R
Would you please show where you drill a drain...

Would you please show where you drill a drain hole?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,488
Posted By UT R1150R
Nice write up. Thanks for sharing. My...

Nice write up. Thanks for sharing.

My starter began having problems around 45,000 miles. In this case, it would intermittantly not disengage after the engine was running and make a awful,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By UT R1150R
Thanks guys!! :beer

Thanks guys!!

:beer
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By UT R1150R
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By UT R1150R
2004 R1150R Slave Cylinder Replacement

I'm in the middle of replacing the clutch, rear main seals, slave cylinder and transmission input and output shaft seals on my 2004 R1150R (50,000 miles).

I've been successful removing all of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By UT R1150R
Replacing '04 BMW R1150R rear main seals - tool request - SLC, UT area

Cross posted from Gspot

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Hello fellow inmates, I've torn my 2004 BMW R1150R apart in preparation to replace the clutch and real main seals.

After reading several threads on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By UT R1150R
Replacing '04 1150 rear main seals - tool request - SLC, UT area

Hello fellow inmates, I've torn my 2004 R1150R apart in preparation to replace the clutch and real main seals.

After reading several threads on the topic I thought it's in my best interest to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By UT R1150R
Utah - Mixed Martial Arts - 4/19/14 in Farmington

Hey guys, I just thought I'd throw this out there to see if anyone's interested.

On Saturday, April 19th, there's a local MMA event in Farmington, UT.

$35 General Admission, $50 VIP, which...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,544
Posted By UT R1150R
Not really qualified to speak on the topic since...

Not really qualified to speak on the topic since I own an R1150R, not a GS but I have taken it offroad many times - mostly gravel roads and on rare occasions, sand.

It handled about as expected. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By UT R1150R
http://zasmejsa.com/files/qVcdLUr.gif Yeah,...

http://zasmejsa.com/files/qVcdLUr.gif

Yeah, you're probably right :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By UT R1150R
It's not my intent to let any leaks go unfixed....

It's not my intent to let any leaks go unfixed. However, if I'm in the middle of Alaska when a seal leaks onto my clutch I'd prefer to ride to where I can fix it rather than get towed, or eaten by a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By UT R1150R
I just noticed that you did a write-up on how to...

I just noticed that you did a write-up on how to change the clutch. I owe you a :beer good man!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By UT R1150R
Thanks for the feedback, guys! I'm also...

Thanks for the feedback, guys!

I'm also keeping an eye out for pistons that can be run *without* oil. I had an XR 500 that did that once... Operator error, or something like that

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By UT R1150R
Aftermarket can-get-it-oily clutch

Has anyone tried one of these clutches which supposedly still function if oil gets on them?

http://store.bobsbmw.com/product/clutch-plate---oil-proof-for-r1150-oilheads

My R1150R is in pieces...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,181
Posted By UT R1150R
Great stuff!

Great stuff!
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 71,661
Posted By UT R1150R
Kedgi, I started reading your report...

Kedgi,

I started reading your report yesterday, got impatient, and skipped to the end.

Instead of finding interesting pics of Mexico, I learned that you've been having so much trouble getting...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-08-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,178
Views: 2,401,730
Posted By UT R1150R
Guardsman's Pass! One of my favorite rides since...

Guardsman's Pass! One of my favorite rides since I was about 15 (on my XR500) :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,736
Posted By UT R1150R
What a great trip report. Thanks for sharing! ...

What a great trip report. Thanks for sharing!

The pictures brought back so many good memories for me. I lived in Quebec for two years after high school. Then, I moved to New Jersey for 13...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,956
Posted By UT R1150R
Who is this lovely lady? I saw her getting pics...

Who is this lovely lady? I saw her getting pics with lots of people all day long
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,956
Posted By UT R1150R
We just got into town. Where do you suggest to...

We just got into town. Where do you suggest to get drunk and arrested?

Edited to add - never mind. We are already getting drunk at Attitudes. I'll report later on any legal troubles
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,956
Posted By UT R1150R
I decided about an hour ago to head down to the...

I decided about an hour ago to head down to the expo so I just now found this thread. I'll be heading out in the morning and look forward to meeting some of you
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