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Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,734
Posted By Grayghost66
+1 I just got my R100 heads back from Ted...

+1

I just got my R100 heads back from Ted Porter. They look like new. Typical of Ted all emails questions and phone calls are answered promptly and he will take the time to ensure all your...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,147
Posted By Grayghost66
I've had mine since I bought in new in 1992. It's...

I've had mine since I bought in new in 1992. It's slow, handling is a little rubber like at times, and the brakes......well not the best. Think of it as the 4x4 of the MC world. No not the modern 4x4...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,792
Posted By Grayghost66
Excellent walk through!!!

Excellent walk through!!!
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,498
Posted By Grayghost66
Hi Bob, I have replied to you.

Hi Bob,

I have replied to you.
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,012
Posted By Grayghost66
holly crap....that's 360,000 km up here in the...

holly crap....that's 360,000 km up here in the great white north. That's ALOT of riding
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,498
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks everyone for the great input. I will look...

Thanks everyone for the great input. I will look for the book that was mentioned in the previous post. Wonderful to have this forum to get such valuable information!!!! :clap
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,498
Posted By Grayghost66
Need advice on an RS

Hi all,

Having ridden my whole life I'm now at that stage where I'm starting to reflect back and making a bucket list. I'm not THAT old but what to see what I can fit in. :D

I have always...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Grayghost66
thanks DFC.

thanks DFC.
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Grayghost66
1992 BMW R100GSPD - Cylinder O Ring?

Hi All,

Pulled the cylinders to do the push rod seals and I'm scratching my head. There are no base O rings to seal the barrels to the engine block. Just the factory sealant ( the finest little...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks Silverhead. I will be pulling the heads...

Thanks Silverhead. I will be pulling the heads and will measure the rocker clearance first. It will be interesting to see inside the two heads.
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By Grayghost66
1992 R100GSPD Spark Plug Puzzle

Hi all,

Could use your help here. I am getting ready to do my push rod seals and pulled out my spark plugs. They are very low mileage Bosch W7. On the right side I have what appears to be deposits...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Grayghost66
Many thanks for the info

Many thanks for the info
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Grayghost66
Piston circlips 92 R100GSPD

I'm in the midst of assembling parts for a top end refresh. My BMW parts guy (OEM BMW) going by my serial number is saying the piston circlips are the spring wire type while another source says they...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Grayghost66
GS Compression?

Hi All.....first a very Happy New Year to everyone from the - 19c that is Toronto right now.

I am going to pull the barrels on my 1992 R100GSPD to do the push rod seals and wanted to check the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 275,028
Posted By Grayghost66
Theft insurance not required. :rofl

Theft insurance not required. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks Steve.

Thanks Steve.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,760
Posted By Grayghost66
Plus 1 for Bruno!!! He put a circling in my GS...

Plus 1 for Bruno!!! He put a circling in my GS transmission and installed a taller 5th gear, plus did a kick starter spring " upgrade" while in there. Stand up guy, never met him, spoke to him on the...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Grayghost66
That's 38,000 kilometres........23,612 miles. :D...

That's 38,000 kilometres........23,612 miles. :D Oil has only been changed (at least) twice a year for 21 years......maybe 42-45 times. Goes in gold......comes out gold.:rofl:rofl:rofl
...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Grayghost66
Many Thanks for the reply.

Many Thanks for the reply.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Grayghost66
1992 R100GSPD - Rocker Arm Blocks

Hi All,

First - Best wishes for the season, hope 2014 is a great year for everyone!!!

Rocker Arm Blocks. One of my projects this winter is replacing my Push Rod Seals and timing chain....
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Grayghost66
Question Spark Plug 1992 R100GSPD

Hi all,

I want to buy a screw in compression tester and was wondering what size the spark plug is?

The Compression tester I was looking at had several adapters that screw in (but it is blister...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,774
Posted By Grayghost66
Amazing restoration!!!!! How did you cosmetically...

Amazing restoration!!!!! How did you cosmetically refresh the outside of the engine block to get it looking so good?

Keep going and please keep posting pics.

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,287
Posted By Grayghost66
Hi have both. Both are OEM. I started with the...

Hi have both. Both are OEM. I started with the high fender that my 1992 R100GSPD came with and then bought and installed the low fender.

Looks? I like both depending on the day. I thought the low...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Grayghost66
I need to ask, in your 73,000 miles have you had...

I need to ask, in your 73,000 miles have you had the heads off, reground valve seats, replaced valves, push rod seals or replaced piston rings?
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Grayghost66
Two reasons. I am an maintenance fanatic (always...

Two reasons. I am an maintenance fanatic (always a waiting list for any bike or car I sell) and the second reason is that I really don't ride very much.

There were some years I only rode 500 -...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Grayghost66
Hmmmm...... You might be onto something...

Hmmmm......

You might be onto something here. Some oil had puked out of the vent hole towards the front of the engine, on the engine casting, close to the dipstick. It was more than oil mist, but...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Grayghost66
Always. Top line as demarcated by the top of the...

Always. Top line as demarcated by the top of the cross hatch marks.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Grayghost66
Base line reference is 2.5 litres with a filter...

Base line reference is 2.5 litres with a filter change and 2.25 litres without a filter change.


Start the bike and ride it until warm.
Put the bike on the centre stand on level ground
...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Grayghost66
1992 BMW R100 GSPD Oil Consumption

Hi All,

Just got back from a 2,750km extended long weekend ride through the US. My GS performed great but should I be concerned with the oil consumption? Here are a few details, if you could let...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By Grayghost66
+1 To me if I really liked the look of the tank...

+1 To me if I really liked the look of the tank (I do!) its worth the price of the tank, used. I other words find out what the used tank is worth on Ebay etc. and that's what this bike IMHO is worth....
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Grayghost66
Thanks all for the fast replies! It is an awful...

Thanks all for the fast replies! It is an awful feeling losing your keys. Truth is I winterized my bike in the fall and looks like I broke a routine of where I put the keys. Trying to remember "the...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By Grayghost66
Neiman Key for 1992 R100GSPD

Hi All,

I seemed to have misplaced my BMW key and just have the one spare. It says "Neiman" on it. I also have the key code in the original owners manual as I am the original owner.

Any idea...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,192
Posted By Grayghost66
Yeah...I would agree, the only real maintenance...

Yeah...I would agree, the only real maintenance chore (aside from fluids, air cleaner, and spark plugs - all easy) is to sync the four carbs. I never owned this bike so don't have first hand...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By Grayghost66
Huh?????:confused:confused:confused

Huh?????:confused:confused:confused
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 35,645
Posted By Grayghost66
I just installed the Enduralast in my 1992...

I just installed the Enduralast in my 1992 GS100PD last year. After using the sensing wire to a relay then to the battery (so the VR gets a true read of the voltage) I achieved essentially the same...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 74,648
Posted By Grayghost66
Great thread!!!! Keep going and posting the...

Great thread!!!! Keep going and posting the pictures. All the best for the holidays!:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,753
Posted By Grayghost66
WOW....beautiful clean-up!!!! What is the...

WOW....beautiful clean-up!!!! What is the technique you used to get the bare aluminum so clean?
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,003
Posted By Grayghost66
+1 I have the Spiegler SS line on my 1992 GS and...

+1 I have the Spiegler SS line on my 1992 GS and am impressed with it. Quality product. Brake has more "grunt" as it took the expansion out of the OEM rubber one. As a matter of course I always...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,220
Posted By Grayghost66
well written !

well written !
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Grayghost66
I will not apologise to anyone about the...

I will not apologise to anyone about the horsepower output on my 1000cc GS.:clap
I will not cuss,fuss, swear and throw things while trying to synconize my BINGs:huh
I will at least give the...
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