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Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By socket086
Question had the same sort of sound before and as i was...

had the same sort of sound before and as i was working through different things i covered about 1,500 miles and then blew up the engine.
after a strip down it turned out to be a broken valve stem in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By socket086
Wink next time when you drop it pick it up quick so it...

next time when you drop it pick it up quick so it wont have time to leak.
i know the temptation to walk up and down curseing and swearing is strong and then take the time to photo it.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By socket086
Laugh it's normal where the forks meet the top yoke...

it's normal
where the forks meet the top yoke there is flexable bushs.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,239
Posted By socket086
Laugh i have one that lived under fresh water for a few...

i have one that lived under fresh water for a few days,
clocks wrecked
motronic unit wrecked
alarm/imoblizer wrecked
6 months later abs/servo wrecked
bought all parts second hand
after the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,670
Posted By socket086
Laugh i did the same as :lost man: and then i got the...

i did the same as :lost man: and then i got the bit that normally sits out the back and cut it to suit the box , fiberglassed in some threaded bar and bolted through box.
oh if doing this way when...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By socket086
Laugh never spotted one before, mind u the colour would...

never spotted one before, mind u the colour would suit my bike.
but i suppose the real question is dose it make a difference?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By socket086
Thumbs down just checked on mine have a 04 and 08 the sub...

just checked on mine have a 04 and 08 the sub frames are different and even if you got around this the pannels will not line up.
if you want to do a propper swap you will have to change the tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,615
Posted By socket086
why dont you just mask off the centre covering...

why dont you just mask off the centre covering the bearing?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-14-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,512
Posted By socket086
Laugh get the best of both worlds get them to order new...

get the best of both worlds get them to order new bike and while you are waiting get them to loan you demo for inconvience.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By socket086
Laugh any chance you could find out more about what...

any chance you could find out more about what wires he worked on.
i took mine out and also took clocks off and use a gps instead.
it would be nice if i could put clocks back.
as regard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,644
Posted By socket086
Cry also do not put bike on main stand as this is a...

also do not put bike on main stand as this is a good way of breaking the gearbox
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,839
Posted By socket086
solinoide is the piece on the starter and the bit...

solinoide is the piece on the starter and the bit under the seat is a relay.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,839
Posted By socket086
i assume when you had the starter checked the...

i assume when you had the starter checked the solinoid was still on starter and checked.
you can take solinoid apart and clean, there is a thread about it somewhere.[they can become lazzy].:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2010, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By socket086
where did you find it and are you sure its from...

where did you find it and are you sure its from bike?:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,665
Posted By socket086
works well when you need it but no matter what...

works well when you need it but no matter what control you have ice is ice.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By socket086
i had the straight run problem on an 04gs on a...

i had the straight run problem on an 04gs on a long run now i just pull the clutch the odd time and it keeps it at bay, never could find the problem a soluition would be nice.
i also have a 08gs and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,839
Posted By socket086
Cool2 in behind the ignition there is two micro...

in behind the ignition there is two micro switches that tend to corrode,
i think one of them is for control of ignition circuit a shot of wd40 should do the trick.
if this fails strip off switch...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By socket086
Cool2 if it is reveing up to 4500rpm more than likely...

if it is reveing up to 4500rpm more than likely the cable where it goes into the splitter box is stuck on the collar,pull the cable back a bit until you can see the iner cable and seat it right.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By socket086
Eek get out the torque wrench and check all bolts...

get out the torque wrench and check all bolts even the back bolts on the wishbone[for want of a better word]
if that fails is the noise low down or high?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,206
Posted By socket086
Laugh i use a home made one also. 2 loops of clear...

i use a home made one also.
2 loops of clear plastic tube one has a small ballbearing fixed at bottom
the other is free to roll when they line up bingo your done.
cost nothing.
Forum: Europe 12-06-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By socket086
Laugh down south in cork

down south in cork
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By socket086
not with ROX RISERS they can adjust to any...

not with ROX RISERS they can adjust to any setting you like.
the standard dont do this
there should be a thread somewhere around here about them that is how i found them.
I tried a few types and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By socket086
had the same problem tried a few things the best...

had the same problem tried a few things the best thing in the end was a set of rox risers, they can be adjusted up and down forward and back.
:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,658
Posted By socket086
Laugh us eropeans are cleaver small wheels equal less...

us eropeans are cleaver small wheels equal less speed.
if you want to hunt down sports bikes lead them into back roads and take a few corners as quick as you can and unnerve them to the point where...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By socket086
Thumb if you are going for risers go for rox risers...

if you are going for risers go for rox risers they can be adjusted up and down forward and back, i am the same height as you and the difference is huge.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By socket086
would it be one of the brake bleed caps from the...

would it be one of the brake bleed caps from the abs pump?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,475
Posted By socket086
Laugh fitted a set of rox's in the end when i had tried...

fitted a set of rox's in the end when i had tried everything else go for the rox's and be finished.
but just in case you want to try all the options there are 3 different type's of bars on gs's that...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By socket086
Question dont mind the screen what about them adjustable...

dont mind the screen what about them adjustable bar risers ?
tried the up and back type no good just wondering if there worth a try.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By socket086
Cool2 fits straight in

fits straight in
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By socket086
Cool2 could be a number of things start at the start...

could be a number of things start at the start empty fuel and start again when that dosent work try other basic things then post with more info inc mileage
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By socket086
Cool2 split off bottom piece and thread lock to handle...

split off bottom piece and thread lock to handle bar, then put back on mirror and tightnen to a point that you can just about move the mirror go for ride set it right then tightnen up should do the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,094
Posted By socket086
Cry mine was snapped on left after light impact, bent...

mine was snapped on left after light impact, bent inner fork tube, was amazed as did not even drop bike not a single scratch wheel perfect i assumed they are designed to snap on impact to lessen...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By socket086
Cool2 gently smack the tranny with a soft hammer...

gently smack the tranny with a soft hammer [rubber/plastic] to the side of box at the back, its just a bit of corrosion at the face.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,701
Posted By socket086
Laugh did the same on my 04gs pulled all pipework, had...

did the same on my 04gs pulled all pipework, had the same flashing problem tried to get it sorted no luck.
decided i had enough of going to dealers to try and fix at 270euro a go drastic action was...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By socket086
Laugh what ever you do dont bend the post as i tried...

what ever you do dont bend the post as i tried this it snapped off, as far as i could see they are non adjustable as i said change it or add to top of toe section.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By socket086
Laugh i had the same problem'and the easy answer is get...

i had the same problem'and the easy answer is get a second hand one from a gsa
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,564
Posted By socket086
Pissed useless

got a set of blue ones and i ended up throwing them in the bin after
messing with them to make them fit as they are not made of good material
after wasting time stripping down and eventually...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,318
Posted By socket086
Puke one thing

when pulling out the coils make sure you prise them out gentlely as i damaged one before by dragging it out. i would bet your problem is a coil as when you swap it acts differently i know you say at...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By socket086
Eh? same problem even when on the move would be nice...

same problem even when on the move would be nice to have it right.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By socket086
;honneeyyy;

;honneeyyy;
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