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Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 21,654
Views: 6,290,220
Posted By wandrob
I've had pretty good luck with an Ortlieb dry bag...

I've had pretty good luck with an Ortlieb dry bag I got from Touratech several years ago. I just looked at them on that site and it looks like they've changed them a little. I've got caught in more...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 21,654
Views: 6,290,220
Posted By wandrob
Signed the paperwork on a red and silver 2014...

Signed the paperwork on a red and silver 2014 Scrambler yesterday afternoon, it's still in the box, should be ready tomorrow (Saturday) for pickup. I'm pretty excited. The Manassas dealer also had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 49,424
Posted By wandrob
Just spent a couple hours with my morning coffee...

Just spent a couple hours with my morning coffee reading this. Now I need to ride.:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By wandrob
Like the other fellas said, stick coils possibly....

Like the other fellas said, stick coils possibly. That's the only time mine was noticeably weaker, I think it idled a little rougher at that time too. Can't hurt to check the valves, oil, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By wandrob
I found a used RID on Ebay off an 03 R1150RT for...

I found a used RID on Ebay off an 03 R1150RT for $99. I had asked around a bit before I bought it and was told "they thought" the only difference was the one on the RT had a shorter wiring...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By wandrob
2004 1150gs rid

It's got just a little over 98K on it. Sometime last year it was intermittent, in the mornings it wouldn't work and then on the ride home from work, it would work. Now, it's quit all together. The...
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21,654
Views: 6,290,220
Posted By wandrob
I think I like the blue one.

I think I like the blue one.
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 58,122
Posted By wandrob
Great read. I'm in.

Great read. I'm in.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By wandrob
After putting it back together I rode it 400...

After putting it back together I rode it 400 miles home with no issues. I was certain I couldn't hear the pump come on when I turned the key, but now that I'm home I'm wondering if that was just my...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By wandrob
Bulls Gap TN. I took the filter/pump assembly...

Bulls Gap TN. I took the filter/pump assembly apart, didn't see any thing blocking the fuel pickup. A couple connectors seemed loose. Fixed that, back together and it works....for now. Think I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By wandrob
Wink Good info. I called the AMA road side assistance...

Good info. I called the AMA road side assistance number. That got me a tow to a motel. This morning I got coffee, turned the key and could hear the pump whine. Put the bike on the center stand, tried...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By wandrob
Yep, got gas. Can't hear the pump whine, fuse is...

Yep, got gas. Can't hear the pump whine, fuse is good. I think the pump quit.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By wandrob
On the side of the road

04 1150 GS, 97,476 miles. Will start, surges, then quits. Any ideas?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 49,218
Posted By wandrob
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,205
Posted By wandrob
Looking forward to the read. :1drink

Looking forward to the read. :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By wandrob
Pink, did swapping out the relay solve your...

Pink, did swapping out the relay solve your problem?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By wandrob
UtahSooner, if I end up going with the Authority...

UtahSooner, if I end up going with the Authority speedo, where can I find them?

Thanks,

Brian
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,575
Posted By wandrob
Had that same experience on the way home today,...

Had that same experience on the way home today, pretty chilly, somewhere in the low 30’s or high 20’s, twisted the throttle to get ahead of some traffic and this terrible screaming started…, had no...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Rode into work this morning, other than my heated...

Rode into work this morning, other than my heated grips not working..., not sure what happened..., she ran fine.

Liz, thanks for posting the pics.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Turns out the white wire I mentioned earlier was...

Turns out the white wire I mentioned earlier was the wire for my low fuel light, which hasn't worked for a while and now I know why. As I was soldering it back in place I noticed a wire that had...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Found a pic at...

Found a pic at http://thebmw1150gs.blogspot.com/2009/07/fuel-pump-replacement.html

I can see where the white wire is supposed to be, so I'll be soldering that back on and see if that fixes my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
The picture

Not sure how that photo bucket link is going to work. It seems to work for me, but if you can't see the pic, please let me know.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Pic

http://s1190.photobucket.com/albums/z441/wandrob
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Ok, finally got a chance to pull the pump out. ...

Ok, finally got a chance to pull the pump out. On the underside of the round plate that the pump is mounted to (the side that is inside the tank when it's put together), there are 3 wires that come...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
The short answer is no. I was able to take the...

The short answer is no. I was able to take the tank off and use a jumper from the batter to the tank side of the harness. I initially used a 10 amp fuse, and when I connected the wires to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
George, to make sure I understand, when you say...

George, to make sure I understand, when you say to make sure I connect my jumpers to the tank side, what I understand is when I connect the jumper wires, to make sure I connect them to the half of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
If I try this, what's the wire setup? There are...

If I try this, what's the wire setup? There are 4 individual connectors in the tank connector.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By wandrob
Anybody know how this was resolved?

Anybody know how this was resolved?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Started it this morning, rocked it off the center...

Started it this morning, rocked it off the center stand and it quit, no fuel pump whine any longer either so I'm sure the fuse is gone again. Didn't have time to look at anything, just transferred...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By wandrob
Intermittent blowing fuse

It's my 2004 GS 1150. Took it to work in the morning, she quit on me and wouldn't start, pushed it a quarter mile to a lighted area, took the seat off, looked at the fuses, the fuel pump fuse blew. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By wandrob
Ordered one yesterday.

Ordered one yesterday.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By wandrob
Was wondering the same thing. I'm about ready to...

Was wondering the same thing. I'm about ready to order one, but wanted to know if anyone else is using it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,223
Posted By wandrob
Actually, if I remember right, the sight glass...

Actually, if I remember right, the sight glass from top to bottom is a 1/2 quart, so I used roughly a quarter of a quart during the 4k ride. Not too bad. It used to bother me when I'd have to add...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,223
Posted By wandrob
I have an 04 1150 GS with about 77k on the clock,...

I have an 04 1150 GS with about 77k on the clock, took it for a little over 4 thousand mile ride from Manassas VA, to Waterloo IA, down to San Antonio, then over to Natchez MS and followed the Trace...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By wandrob
:lol3 :1drink

:lol3 :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By wandrob
Hall of Wisdom

Anybody click on the "Installing Pro Tapers" link in the Hall of Wisdom? It takes me to a geneology site. What am I missing? :1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By wandrob
Got this finished on Friday, just wanted to say...

Got this finished on Friday, just wanted to say thanks for all the help. That manual was extremely helpful.

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By wandrob
Thumb Jim, thanks for the offer, I may take you up on...

Jim, thanks for the offer, I may take you up on it one day.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By wandrob
Progress

I was able to finish the Rear and Front wheel Circuit, but didn't have enough DOT 4 fluid left to do the Front and Rear Control Circuits. I ended up using 1/2 inch fuel line from autozone, about 2...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,645
Posted By wandrob
I'll give that a shot.

I'll give that a shot.
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