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Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By el gueche
lost nuts

same thing just happened to me. The beast was running great and quiet on my way to work on Friday and at lunch time I picked it up off the sidestand, started it up and had a big puff of smoke and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By el gueche
I run it a bit high due to the "ka-thunk" stall....

I run it a bit high due to the "ka-thunk" stall. Besides butterflies sticking anybody got ideas.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By el gueche
right in the middle, 1200 - 1250 , always drops...

right in the middle, 1200 - 1250 , always drops to 1000 on the chop and then walks back up.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By el gueche
What I'm chasing...

I swapped the hoses and it's the twin max, but the issue I've been trying to fix surfaced while swapped. When I chop the throttle sometimes the bike will kill, when it kills it's always preceded by a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By el gueche
This is a tech day thread? Wonderful.

This is a tech day thread? Wonderful.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,456
Posted By el gueche
Fine tuning w/Twin Max

Last weekend I was adjusting carbs up through the rev range and I noticed when I chopped the throttle the twin max would go wide to the A cylinder on it's way to 0 at idle. Does this indicate a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By el gueche
Cover letter in hand, graphs and pie charts ready...

Cover letter in hand, graphs and pie charts ready to go, A wop bop-a-lu A wop bam boo. Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By el gueche
TPS refresher course needed ...

I'm putting a new TPS on this weekend and I need some help. I found the Hall of Wisdom's Setting the TPS PDF but it wouldn't open for me so I need to know the steps. If i remember correctly I should...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4,570
Views: 1,096,671
Posted By el gueche
Eating batteries

Is the Dub known for regulator/rectifier issues?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By el gueche
TPS back down to 34, reset it at 38. I'll watch,...

TPS back down to 34, reset it at 38. I'll watch, wait, and monitor. Is this an indication a TPS will be needed in the near future?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By el gueche
Continued trouble with idle...01 GS

01 GS single spark w/40k in the mileage department. I have set the valves, idle, balanced the TB's (Twinmax), reset the TPS, new airfilter, removed the canister and changed to Autolite plugs. All of...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By el gueche
I wear a shorter version of these Sidi boots...

I wear a shorter version of these Sidi boots http://www.motonation.com/store/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=7&idproduct=252
and I've found that athletic or wool socks are good in the spring, fall, &...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By el gueche
What a bunch of hooey, all this talk about CF (la...

What a bunch of hooey, all this talk about CF (la Bicicletta), steel is real pal and to set the record straight, my generation invented pot, speed, LSD, and other such malarky. Rockford, IL. is my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2008, 06:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By el gueche
Shakopee by Mystic Lake to Edina, corner of Hwy...

Shakopee by Mystic Lake to Edina, corner of Hwy 100 & 494. To upgrade my engine I ride an old Myiata tri bike from the 80's, a Bridgestone XO-3, Bianchi San Jose single speed, and a Bianchi B.O.S.S....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By el gueche
Ride a bicycle. My commute is 40 miles round...

Ride a bicycle. My commute is 40 miles round trip. I'm on the pedal a couple days of the week and the GS when I have to head downtown. You want adventure? Hit the pedals and see things from a very...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By el gueche
Thanks

Plugs are in, gap is gapped, and bike is running smooth. I have only ridden for 30 or 40 miles but the surge is gone, the stall has disappeared, and my only complaint is that sometimes the bike dips...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By el gueche
Removed the cannister, marked improvement holding...

Removed the cannister, marked improvement holding idle. I'm going to try the Autolite 3923, what's the gap?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By el gueche
Operator error

Please disregard the above post. Hot, tired, overcaffeinated, & you know.
Operator error!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By el gueche
After resetting the TPS, I decided to reset the...

After resetting the TPS, I decided to reset the idle. After the reset I took it for a spin and I noticed idle was dropping below my newly adjusted setting. So now I'm getting a nothing (0) on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By el gueche
Grok, Thanks for the tip. The TPS was reading 32,...

Grok, Thanks for the tip. The TPS was reading 32, got it back to 36. Buttoned up and out for a spin and all's well for the time being. I'll monitor it, but for now? I'm gassed.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By el gueche
Nervous, inconsistent idle.

When coming to stop or clutch in through a turn most times the bike returns to the correct idle. Lately and to often for my tastes, the idle has fallen beneath 1 and stalled. I've been watching while...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By el gueche
Bump

Bump
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By el gueche
'01 R1150GS pillion buffeting?

Anyone know of a screen that helps reduce the wind for my guest? I'm 5'8" and she's 5'5". Any tricks would be appreciated.

Dick

P.S. Checked the treads but there was not much regarding...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By el gueche
2 stroke not a thumper ...

I got a tip on the jeepforum.com site that it was a '95 300cc enduro. Does anyone know much about the 300's from the mid 90's. Difficult to jet, Etc?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By el gueche
bump

bump
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By el gueche
KTM Challenger

I have an opportunity to purchase a KTM Challenger from a pre-estate estate sale. I have seen 3 very bad photos. What I know, the plastic is white, graphics looks mid 90's, and it's a 2 stroke. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By el gueche
Thanks Jim

Thanks Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By el gueche
Allen nut @ the bottom of the mirror stalk,...

Allen nut @ the bottom of the mirror stalk, thanks for the help.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By el gueche
2 Minor repair ?'s 1150GS

As i was squeezing between a parked truck and an alley wall, i f'd up and misjudged the width, really just forgot i ride with luggage now. Scrapped the left bag and tipped me into the truck. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By el gueche
I think so, thanks. Anyone ever own 1 and have an...

I think so, thanks. Anyone ever own 1 and have an opinion on this mule?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By el gueche
1980 Kawasaki 2 - Stroke Enduro 175cc ?'s

Does anyone know anything about these bikes? Model name would be a good starting point. I'm helping a friend sell his and thought a quick google would supply the info. Wrong. Anything would be...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,364
Posted By el gueche
The SO has had knee surgery in the past so 1/2...

The SO has had knee surgery in the past so 1/2 hour rides were difficult for her. I purchased the Touratech passenger peg extensions and she is quite happy. Very roomy and comfortable.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By el gueche
Mr. Maico, Thanks, that does help, a lot. ...

Mr. Maico,

Thanks, that does help, a lot.

Mr. Ekenfecker
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By el gueche
bump

bump
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By el gueche
passenger peg spring ...

I need some help with this one, as i stated in an earlier post, my 01 came with the pegs all floppy and such. If someone could post a photo or an excellent description on the spring setup I'd be much...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By el gueche
Good morning ...

Thanks for the help with the 5mm key, i think i'll find a nice secure spot and tape 1 in place. Now what about the pegs?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By el gueche
I just switched from an '02 Speed Triple to an...

I just switched from an '02 Speed Triple to an '01 GS, last week as a matter of fact. I'm 5'8'' w/a 30" inseam, and I know that when I'm getting on and off or pushing the bike around the garage, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By el gueche
2 Questions

I picked up an '01 GS last saturday and the things I need help with follow. Where is the 5mm allen wrench that opens the cover to the toolkit, and can anyone post a picture of the passenger peg...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By el gueche
i got it ...

with a gear puller.
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By el gueche
Frozen Counter Shaft Sprocket

as i was changing the chain on my TW i thought i'd try different gearing. everything's going fine until i get to tthe front STOCK sprocket. RUSTED. PB Blaster, no luck as of yet. Heat, same results....
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