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Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,846
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Wet clutch

The wet clutch that everyone loves so much involves a lot more than just the clutch. The old dry clutch will start to look better once some of these get out of warranty and the owner pays. I 100%...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,661
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Anakee #3.

I quit Metzler a few years back and have been running Anakke #2 and now #3. The #3s are good for about 3,000 more miles on the rear and the front doesn't cup out nearly as quick. I have not wore out...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Who is still selling the 17 ball bearing? All I...

Who is still selling the 17 ball bearing? All I can find is that BMW went back to the 19 ball bearing and that is what is available or they want to sell all of the old 19 ball bearings.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
cold start high idle.

You have too much slack in the throttle cables at the the throttle body adjusters. You need to re-synch the throttle bodies with most of the slack adjusted out of the cables but, they still seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
1150gs final drive ball bearing.

Final drive ball brearing lost it's cages and pushed out the seal. Second time I have lost the bearing. What is the latest and greatest bearing out there now days? Have heard of a bearing with brass...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 12,761
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
I can recommend Bruno's. Had a u-joint go bad on...

I can recommend Bruno's. Had a u-joint go bad on my GS. Luckily, I could feel it causing an unusual vibration in the foot pegs and caught it before it destroyed the shaft and swing arm. Check out the...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 165,099
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
johnjen and poolside. I have the IICE air...

johnjen and poolside.
I have the IICE air installed on my 1150 gs now, set as it arrived at 20. It helped so much that I have been afraid to change the setting. Will the new Ice/cool device be as...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,337
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Timing chain broken.

Oh the advantages of having everything in one case! Of coarse the engine, transmission and clutch would have to go too. Everyone can start bitching now but, it has become a throw away block. Clutch,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,652
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
clutch

I don't recall what bike model you are talking about but, I would like to see you change from a dry to a wet clutch.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
1150gs wobble

I have an 01 1150 gs with 180,000 miles on it and I have never had any shake or wobble. Maybe it's because I keep my hands on the grips? No really, I have used many brands of tires etc. They all cup...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
HID lights.

I purchased a pair of aux. HID lights years ago and had them mounted on my 1150gs. They quit working a while back. I have checked every fuse in the fuse box and every in line fuse between the the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,652
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Goldwing back rest.

I am considering a Utopia but, am not eager to cut through the seat and risk cutting the heating element wires. Anyone using the Backup? And does the Goldwing Navigation system hava a speedometer...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,652
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Goldwing back rests.

Wanting to add a back rest to my 2012 Goldwing stock seat. First Goldwing. Asking for recommendations and feed back from other Goldwing owners. I don't want to purchase another seat at this time. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Music in helmet.

I have had motorcycles since 1973. I have never had a radio or cummunication device of any kind on my bikes. I purchased a 2012 Goldwing as a stable mate for my 01 1150 GS. I am totally ignorant...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Touratech HID lights

I have a pair of Touratech HID aux. lights on my 1150gs. They are switched with an auto switch that works off the turn signal cancel switch. Lately the lights would only come on once in every 5...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
I bought a pair of them. Around the 10th time I...

I bought a pair of them. Around the 10th time I removed them the liner came out and so I tore it all out. I knew it was going to happen. Any sweat on your hands and no matter how careful I was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,111
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Like Shell gasoline, oxgenated. Oxygenated =...

Like Shell gasoline, oxgenated. Oxygenated = ethanol!. Read up on it.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,919
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Drive shaft

Send the shaft to Brunos and he will rebuild it with u-joints that have grease zerks and machine it for snap rings so the u-joints can be replaced if ever needed. Shaft should out last the bike if...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 90,515
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Anakee #3

I have been running Anakee 2 tires for a long time. Went with the Anakee 3s this time. I read where they are not supposed to cup as bad. I guess we will find out. I do notice a "thrumming" sensation...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,855
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Are we supposed to believe that he never had the...

Are we supposed to believe that he never had the heads off in 1,000,000 miles? Sorry!!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,855
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Frame problems were on previous models made in...

Frame problems were on previous models made in USA of course. At least Honda recalled them and fixed the problem rather than deny the problem existed. Unlike the lawsuit filed against BMW over final...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 44,855
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
BMW recalls and problems

Has anyone read the latest issue of Consumer reports? And yes, this magazine relies on feed back from proven owners, not someone's opinion. What a shame to have a greater number of problems than...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,411
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Karoo 3

I ride 90% on the highway with my GS. The more horizontal the tread gap designs are the quicker it will cup on the front. I have tried many brands and tread designs over 170,000 miles which have led...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
fork seals leaking

Well, replace them!
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,855
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
At least!.

At least!.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 66,174
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
A few more pages and Harleys will become the...

A few more pages and Harleys will become the smoothest longest lasting engines in the industry. Put 100,000 miles on it without ever removing the heads and report back.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,732
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
U joints

Swing arm $700 plus and drive shaft another $700 plus. I make it a habit of rolling the rear wheel around while up on the center stand and in neutral. Also check for final drive and or swing arm...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
noise

My 1150gs in the winter makes a high pitched scream from inside the speedometer. Above 35 degrees and there is no noise. Easy to check however the speedo needle vibrates and or jumps around until...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,528
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Aux. lights

I bought a pair of HID 35W lights for my GS. They are really good at doing what they are advertised to do. My problem is that I can rarely use them. On coming cars act like they have a million candle...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,064,923
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
No!! The pistons sre directly across from each...

No!! The pistons sre directly across from each other and the connecting rods share the same journal on the crank too!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 2,064,923
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
I love it!!!! The brush guard takes less than one...

I love it!!!! The brush guard takes less than one whole minute to remove too.
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,431
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Harleys?

Wow, turned into a tire thread!
Pretty much covered everything about Harleys: chrome, pipes, power mods, smoothness, comfort, heat or lack of, fuel milage and dealers etc.
I have asked several...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,704
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Throttle bodies don't knock. They might click a...

Throttle bodies don't knock. They might click a little. Twist the throttle ever so slightly and you can hear the change in the clicking sound. My guess is that what you are hearing is from crankshaft...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 71,423
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Well boys go out and change over all your cars...

Well boys go out and change over all your cars and trucks to chain and belt drives since it is such a great idea. And also saw your engine block in half and bolt it back together. I am sure that ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 71,423
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Harley myths

First let me say that these are just my opinions and everyone else that does not agree with me is not wrong. I look at things differently than most I guess.
I would not purchase any brand of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,851
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
I agree! Make damn sure of your throttle body...

I agree! Make damn sure of your throttle body synch too!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,330
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
pinging

I have a 01 1150 gs with 160,000 miles. It used to ping on premium fuel when it was hot. I had the timing checked by the dealer and it was "OK" I set valves, used seafoam etc. It continued to ping....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,930
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
About the drive shaft u-joint comment above. I...

About the drive shaft u-joint comment above. I knew some wise ass comments would come! I replaced the u-joints with replaceable ones with grease zerks from Bruno's. I did the tear down and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,930
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
The one to get?

Those tests don't reflect on longevity and reliability. How about a GS that had the engine replaced with 12,000 miles. The ABS pump failure at 70,000 miles, the dealer had been flushing the brake...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 87,245
Posted By KSBEERHUNTER
Well I was at the dealer the other day and tapped...

Well I was at the dealer the other day and tapped on the top vent of a new C3 and it is loose enough to hear the vent smaking the top of the helmet just like mine. The vent is loose enough to rattle....
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