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Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
Sorry, I can't do this as we threw them away last...

Sorry, I can't do this as we threw them away last night.

But the front pads looked "roasted" and about to start disintegrating.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
:clap:clap:clap FIXED! Changed all...

:clap:clap:clap

FIXED!

Changed all brake fluid in all circuits - same story

Changed all brake pads - the bike's brand new!

Thank you!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
I was thinking along those lines.. I'll check the...

I was thinking along those lines.. I'll check the rods front and back, I've also ordered the BMW part 34212330311 - these are the o-rings for the piston on the rear.

However, for the front brakes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
i know, I know, I was just making it clear that...

i know, I know, I was just making it clear that it's not the usual suspects..
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
both discs/rotors? are in prefect condition as...

both discs/rotors? are in prefect condition as are the brake lines - they are still the original SS braided ones, the bike is very original and is my pride and joy and is very well looked after .......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
I changed brake pads more than a year ago or so...

I changed brake pads more than a year ago or so (still in good condition as I only use the bike for long trips), and the problem started and got worse in the fall of 2014. This makes me think it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By ilian
1150 GS with ABS - brakes with ON/OFF feeling

Hi everyone, I noticed a developing symptom with my 2006 1150 GSA with ABS.

The brakes have recently started to feel very grabby at slow speeds, for example when stopping at a traffic light - it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By ilian
Yes, those ones, the plastic caps on the pressure...

Yes, those ones, the plastic caps on the pressure modulator.

I am very carefull not to overtighten them but the top part is very fragile
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By ilian
The part number is 34517677998

The part number is 34517677998
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By ilian
1150gs Abs modulator caps - aftermarket options?

Has anyone found replacements for these? They need replacement every 3-4 years no matter how careful you are with them and BMW isn't selling them separately.

Also how critical are they? What if...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By ilian
It's the combination of servo + ABS that I don't...

It's the combination of servo + ABS that I don't want on my bike..

If it were just the ABS, I'll be disabling it..
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By ilian
Please, let's not turn this thread into ABS -...

Please, let's not turn this thread into ABS - pros vs cons

How can I make a video showing that the system works?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By ilian
Hi, the bike is 2006 1150 GSA. I will follow...

Hi, the bike is 2006 1150 GSA.

I will follow this procedure:http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?232002-Simple-NO-COST-servo-removal-of-1150-IABS-system/page4

,so everything that's not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By ilian
Want an ABS?

Hi,

I'm considering getting rid of my ABS permanently. I live in an area with very bad roads, streets with cobblestone pavement and ABS is not only unnecessary but sometimes dangerous. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By ilian
Shut up It's good for your economy! :D ...

Shut up
It's good for your economy!

:D

Seriously, don't listen to the dealer, listen to the manifacturer - 10 000 km
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,073
Posted By ilian
Albino Camel (2006 1150 GSA - white &...

Albino Camel

(2006 1150 GSA - white & blue)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By ilian
Question They know something we don't !

Just a few minutes ago in Flea Market:

http://i812.photobucket.com/albums/zz42/ilian_celt/WTBHP2.png


I was hoping to get a nice one soon at a good price...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By ilian
Thanks! Well, an airhead GS is probably the...

Thanks!

Well, an airhead GS is probably the most desirable airhead for me due to its size.
I think my best best is shipping my current bike here - I do all it's maintenance so I know can leave...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By ilian
Buying an airhead around NYC

Hi Guys,

Once again, I have one of those, best-problems-to-have... :clap:clap:clap:clap

I will, most likely, be relocated from Eastern Europe to NYC for at least 1 year.

I have always wanted...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By ilian
I think if you switch to carbs, there is no need...

I think if you switch to carbs, there is no need to have a fuel pump - gravity feed. And if you get rid of the pump, there shouldn't be a reason to keep the filter in the tank.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By ilian
I don't have the details but you should search...

I don't have the details but you should search for:

1. Tranny rebuild - '95 and '96 had problems there, fixed from '97 on.
2. Routing of front brake lines
3. The almost mandatory hard part from...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,345
Posted By ilian
More weight on the back means less wear on the...

More weight on the back means less wear on the tire. Think about it.
More pressure means less wear on the tire. Think about it.
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 863,858
Posted By ilian
That's a great thing you're doing! I'll try to...

That's a great thing you're doing!
I'll try to come from Sofia!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,083
Posted By ilian
Mine worked exceptionally in a head on collision...

Mine worked exceptionally in a head on collision this summer.
A car got in our lane and hit me in the left cylinder. About 80-90 km/h combined.

Damage limited to only the cylinder head. The car...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,867
Posted By ilian
Whatever you do,

don't over-do it. In case of a head-on collision, you want the handlebar to move forward... don't ask me how I know...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,683
Posted By ilian
Thanks guys! We just finished taking it...

Thanks guys!

We just finished taking it apart with my father. There is damage but much less than I expected. The bike is repairable, that's what matters!:clap :clap

MartiniMan, I am not into...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,683
Posted By ilian
right. cars don't kill motorcyclists - people...

right. cars don't kill motorcyclists - people kill motorcyclists :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,683
Posted By ilian
Hi Jim, Thanks for your comments... I was...

Hi Jim,
Thanks for your comments... I was hoping you would join at some point :lol3 :lol3 :lol3


I didn't get that part: "with any few specialty tools you can improvise"

Did you mean that I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,683
Posted By ilian
Well, the irony goes further. The driver of the...

Well, the irony goes further. The driver of the car had the same name as me!?!

Yes, visibly the bike is better than the car. But that is only on the surface...

BMW used to make good cars.
BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,683
Posted By ilian
A Rebirth of a BMW

Well, it happened to me too... I never thought it could but it did...
A cager lost control of his car, came into our lane and hit us (me and my wife) head-on! We are both OK, the doctor couldn't...
Forum: EMEA 07-16-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,510
Posted By ilian
Three friends of mine did it (in 2009?!?) when...

Three friends of mine did it (in 2009?!?) when Georgia was a war zone for week or so.

No problems and they had a blast. If you have specific questions - ask!

Great people all the way. I live in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By ilian
Thanks Everyone!:clap I'll try it out...

Thanks Everyone!:clap

I'll try it out...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By ilian
Those bikes have lockable handlebars. It is...

Those bikes have lockable handlebars. It is locked with the ignition key but the handlebars should be in either extreme position (left or right).
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By ilian
Handlebar lock on 1150

Hi,

here's the thing:

I recently got an 1150 GSA and no matter what I do, I can't lock the handlebar with the key in either end position.

I moved the windscreen away, the handlebars don't...
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,450
Posted By ilian
Does anyone know how long do these last? The...

Does anyone know how long do these last?

The reason ask is because I won't be able to send them for service every 7-10 K miles.
:dunno
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,450
Posted By ilian
Pricing

Hi,

Can I please have the prices for 2-way ones for 1150 Adv front and rear?

Also are those rebuildable?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-02-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,487
Posted By ilian
We are in

My wife and I are certainly coming from Montreal. I was finally able to convince her to go on trips with me and now that's all she wants to do.

We won't be doing any off-road (gravel at the most)...
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