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Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
03 R1150RT with "screw in coil" question

Hi all.

I am struggling with a rough running idle and occasional engine quitting with a backfire, and thinking of replacing the coil.

I was looking at it a few days ago and noticed it has the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
:(:

:kboom

No change....

I rode 5 miles before the engine quit for 1 second and then came back with a backfire. Then 3 miles more and the same. Another 3 miles and another 1 second quit and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you :freaky ...

Thank you :freaky

http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/motorcycle/i-NwPDQGP/0/M/IMG_0710-M.jpg

Done

crossing my fingers as Im going for a ride to try it out...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/motorcycle/i...

http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/motorcycle/i-qbB4Lr3/0/M/IMG_0709-M.jpg

Hoping someone can verify that the correct procedure to bypass the side stand safety switch is to connect the white...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you for the reply. I don't know. The...

Thank you for the reply. I don't know. The pressure was measured by BMW on the bench and the bike was not quitting at the moment they tested it to my knowledge.

There are no fault codes noted...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
:(::sick

Thank you all for your advice and shares.

Update: the bike is still sick :sick

What is happening to it:

It quits - Engine stops suddenly while running.
It can happen anytime (going slow...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Great:clap problem solved :bow

Great:clap problem solved
:bow
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Question All lights fail on R1150RT

Help!

I lost all my lights last night while riding home on a dark winding road. It was terrifying and nearly caused me to have an accident only maximum braking effort and a ton of luck can be...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you :norton It appears probable, and I...

Thank you :norton

It appears probable, and I may have found the culprit in a bundled wiring harness, I opened it up and cleaned it with ether.... also cleaned a major ground point.

:norton
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Question All lights fail on R1150ST

Help!

I lost all my lights last night while riding home on a dark winding road. It was terrifying and nearly caused me to have an accident :eek1:eek1 only maximum braking effort and a ton of luck...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you for the offer, I would greatly...

Thank you for the offer, I would greatly appreciate it :norton
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thumb Thank you so much for the excellent advice:clap...

Thank you so much for the excellent advice:clap This should keep me busy for a few hours.

I will attempt the various suggestions and report back if I find anything obvious. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Question Help with 03' R1150RT that quits?

Hi guys,
Hoping someone can help me again :norton

This time it is my "new" old 03' R1150RT that I bought a couple of months ago to be a commuter bike.

The bike will quit completely for a few...
Forum: Europe 08-21-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Added pictures

Just added the pictures that show the markings on the bike:ear
Forum: Europe 08-20-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Importing US bike to Norway.CE markings?

Hi I am wondering if anyone of you EU riders who owns a R1200GS can have look at your exhaust/headlight and turn signals to check if the markings are different than mine. :ear
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 445,015
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Of course I don't mind anyone using the pictures,...

Of course I don't mind anyone using the pictures, it's all community property as far as I am concerned :norton
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 445,015
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Hey! That picture on the right in the newspaper...

Hey! That picture on the right in the newspaper looks familiar :huh I took that one years ago riding with the porker through the Mojave desert :clap
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-10-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 814,768
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bacon/DSCN30...

http://kilroy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bacon/DSCN30402008-02-09/252624790_KyDmM-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 54,535
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
The magic of Adventure Rider is that it brings...

The magic of Adventure Rider is that it brings diverse people together :beer To add to this subject of the Winter War, my grandfather was one of 3 Norwegian federal policemen who was tasked to...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,808
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I had the same problem with thread separation on...

I had the same problem with thread separation on the radial tires installed in my heavy laden R1200GSA running on 99% pavement at 36psi. No more Shinko for me!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 276,383
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I just wanted to state officially that I miss my...

I just wanted to state officially that I miss my 04'R1150GSA. I replaced it with a used 08' R1200GSA after my 1150 was totaled in the driveway by my wife crashing into it while parked about 1 year...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Issue resolved:clap I contacted customer...

Issue resolved:clap

I contacted customer service at the local BMW dealer (Valley Cycle) and were able to demonstrate through research online that my problem was clearly a classic example of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Well my dealer experience was not so nice :patch ...

Well my dealer experience was not so nice :patch

I got the following response back: "Tech checked fault codes, fuel pump under-voltage code not present. Old version of software in system. Cleared...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks for the advice Mark

Thanks for the advice Mark
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks Jim, I will keep you all informed of the...

Thanks Jim, I will keep you all informed of the issue and I have asked the dealer to please forward a warranty claim to BMW on this so there is a record on file.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Code 10167 and warranty advice needed

I have a question that applies to warranty and also a specific repair option

My 08' R1200GSA with 33,000 miles on it quit while cruising on the interstate at about 70mph. I coasted to a stop and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,458
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Code 10167 and warranty advice needed

I have a question that applies to warranty and also a specific repair option

My 08' R1200GSA with 33,000 miles on it quit while cruising on the interstate at about 70mph. I coasted to a stop and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I had the identical issue with my 04' GSA and had...

I had the identical issue with my 04' GSA and had them welded for $20,- no prob.

I have had a few spills, incl. one at 65 mph and the crash bars worked great. I don't know what the person who says...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,928
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Same here, I had the 04' GSA and rode it 81k...

Same here, I had the 04' GSA and rode it 81k miles without ever changing the brake fluid. I never had a glitch.
I don't recommend not changing fluid, I just didn't get around to it:freaky
I now...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thanks, I am the second owner and this gives me...

Thanks, I am the second owner and this gives me something to look for :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Much appreciated If you have additional...

Much appreciated If you have additional details?:norton
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Thank you for the advice HJ, I will try this when...

Thank you for the advice HJ, I will try this when I get home:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,653
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Just wanted to give you a motivation posting...

Just wanted to give you a motivation posting :thumb I had the 04' 1150GSA until it had it's final adventure when it was totaled when parked, and I miss it.

I did all my own maintenance and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
08' R1200GSA stalls at stoppsigns

Dear GS guru:bow , I wondered if any of you have any advice for me regarding adjustments on my motor.

The bike stalls when I come to a stop unless I feather the throttle gently.

It's fine when...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,460
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I bought the Zega belt on impulse while visiting...

I bought the Zega belt on impulse while visiting the Seattle Touratech store and have become very pleased with the wide belt that tends to distribute the load nicely. It's easy to tighten down and is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 3,330,982
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Great strength and optimism to you Glen - thanks...

Great strength and optimism to you Glen - thanks for the advice and warning :norton
It's a part of the Norse culture to be stoic and never to be a "wimp". This often has a negative side effect by...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 4,313,972
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
Super cool bike :thumb ...

Super cool bike :thumb

http://i52.tinypic.com/2jdrg5c.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
I have the identical bike and my rear chock just...

I have the identical bike and my rear chock just :topes at 21000 miles - looking to replace it under warranty next week so it's free, but wish I could get the money instead to put down on a Ohlins...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,594
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
FYI - for a real life scenario and no B.S....

FYI - for a real life scenario and no B.S. :freaky Last month I totaled my 04' 1150GSA with 81.0000 miles on it and were offered $7100,- by the insurance company - I pitched a fit and ended up with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,321
Posted By Kilroy Was Here
The physical properties of a gyroscope (the...

The physical properties of a gyroscope (the spinning wheels on the bike) has been known for a very long time, long much before helicopters were invented:norton .

Rigidity in space - Keeps you...
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