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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By AntonLargiader
I have read of IOS 8 having bluetooth issues. My...

I have read of IOS 8 having bluetooth issues. My old iPhone 5 with IOS7 had no problems with my car audio but my 5S with IOS8 doesn't connect. I will probably look for a firmware update for my car...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,175
Posted By AntonLargiader
All of the bearings never (within reasonable...

All of the bearings never (within reasonable limits) need replacing. In nearly every 6-sp transmission I have worked on, I only replace the input shaft bearings and recently only the front one. The...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By AntonLargiader
Well, yes. Once you take things apart you can't...

Well, yes. Once you take things apart you can't do the compression test any more. But if I didn't have access to a compression tester, I [personally] would proceed with the disassembly. But that's...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By AntonLargiader
Could just be the pawl spring. Pulling the clutch...

Could just be the pawl spring. Pulling the clutch won't do anything for a locked up transmission, so the previous owner and you did not experience that.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By AntonLargiader
I'd do a compresssion test. Something is very...

I'd do a compresssion test. Something is very unhealthy in that motor, and if the valves actually are in correct adjustment and the rockers move freely (but not too freely) then you have something...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By AntonLargiader
You already have an old fuel pump, you don't need...

You already have an old fuel pump, you don't need another. You want a new one.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By AntonLargiader
When you adjusted them the first time, how much...

When you adjusted them the first time, how much did you have to change them?

There are a few other causes of top-end noise but that really does sound like grossly loose valves. If the valves...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By AntonLargiader
I have a web page about the various oil pans used...

I have a web page about the various oil pans used on the Airheads. If you have no holes, then someone switched it out and you may not have the same size pan that the skid plates are designed for.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By AntonLargiader
It's part of a typical policy, intended to reduce...

It's part of a typical policy, intended to reduce fraud. For instance, I could scour the junkyards buying up old tanks and bringing them in for new pumps even if mine was fine. The tank they saw was...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,523
Posted By AntonLargiader
It sounds like you have the fuel tank lines...

It sounds like you have the fuel tank lines connected backward.

EDIT: or you have a leak inside the tank (hose, split filter, etc.) but if you replaced all of the lines and added QDs then I think...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By AntonLargiader
I was thinking about that, specifically if it can...

I was thinking about that, specifically if it can be gotten straight from the ABS unit, but that's getting even farther from what the OP seemed to want.

I don't recall if that's available from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By AntonLargiader
The 1150 ECU doesn't know the speed (cable driven...

The 1150 ECU doesn't know the speed (cable driven speedo). It knows the sensor input values like temperatures and so forth but that's kind of boring to HUD.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By AntonLargiader
If the noise is that pronounced, I would also...

If the noise is that pronounced, I would also drain the oil (when the engine is hot) and just inspect it for metal. If it's clean it can go back in.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 30,476
Posted By AntonLargiader
Between used stock and customer repairs, I have...

Between used stock and customer repairs, I have about 20 of them...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 30,476
Posted By AntonLargiader
Are the drawings for this open source? I picture...

Are the drawings for this open source? I picture this as a public domain design, since you don't really want to get into that business, but maybe I'm misunderstanding your position.

My shop has a...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,819
Posted By AntonLargiader
Well, we have two out for rebuilding right now,...

Well, we have two out for rebuilding right now, so....
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,819
Posted By AntonLargiader
Keep in mind the Fox is an old and unsupported...

Keep in mind the Fox is an old and unsupported product. There are shops that will work on them but there is no factory support any more. Good product... I have a few.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By AntonLargiader
I have customers who would be perfectly happy...

I have customers who would be perfectly happy going to Morton's but it is just to danged far. Dropping the bike off (and picking it up again) means SIX HOURS of driving with a second person and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By AntonLargiader
How about some history? Has the bike always done...

How about some history? Has the bike always done this? Did it begin after a particular repair or event? How long have you had the bike?

Also, under what conditions do you NOT experience it?...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,127
Posted By AntonLargiader
In the long run I think it will help him, by...

In the long run I think it will help him, by putting more local BMWs on the road. Bottom line: more dealerships, more bikes, more business, more of a share for the independents.

There might be a...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By AntonLargiader
Here?!?! :rofl

Here?!?! :rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,947
Posted By AntonLargiader
My interpretation is that that formula ignores...

My interpretation is that that formula ignores the fact that the O-ring is compressed radially AND axially. Typical O-ring compression is based on only one of those while the O-ring is free to expand...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By AntonLargiader
The '91-on GS has a turn signal control module...

The '91-on GS has a turn signal control module rather than a conventional flasher relay. The module handles all of the left/right/cancel/4-way logic.

So, the wiring is simple. Control input to...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By AntonLargiader
...which is for a completely different bike, with...

...which is for a completely different bike, with a different turn signal system...
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By AntonLargiader
Theoretically, yes. In practice, rarely. It's a...

Theoretically, yes. In practice, rarely. It's a good excuse to take the upper clamp off and give everything a good cleaning.
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By AntonLargiader
If the bike runs well it's kind of hard to say...

If the bike runs well it's kind of hard to say you need to do anything other than find some tapered hose or convert to 40mm carbs....

If you want to investigate more, the next step would be to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By AntonLargiader
I don't think so. When the bike is in gear, the...

I don't think so. When the bike is in gear, the BMS wants to see the clutch in both positions before it will crank.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By AntonLargiader
BMW never used one; they always matched the carb...

BMW never used one; they always matched the carb to the intake stub. In the aftermarket anything is possible; there are tapered silicone hoses for intercoolers and maybe there is one in the right...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By AntonLargiader
For the left intake stub, let me expand on the...

For the left intake stub, let me expand on the two possibilities. In general:

1) it's a mismatched head. If the inner surface of the intake stub is straight, it's a '40mm carb' head which is R100...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,921
Posted By AntonLargiader
VMware has no such renewal need, and several of...

VMware has no such renewal need, and several of us have been running the new software with that.
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By AntonLargiader
You still had an original left and right. In case...

You still had an original left and right. In case you prefer to keep it that way, you can usually tell by finding the dirty (front) side of each cylinder provided they haven't been bead blasted.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 30,476
Posted By AntonLargiader
Yes. I described that. Paralever Airheads:...

Yes. I described that.

Paralever Airheads: Steel M20x1.5 adjusting pin and swingarm pins, steel M30x1.5 fixed FD pin.

MA2.2 Classic Oilheads: M24x1.5 adjusting pins, same steel M30x1.5 fixed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By AntonLargiader
Sounds like it. You're saying it springs back...

Sounds like it. You're saying it springs back whether you push it up or down? The switch contacts can overheat and melt into the plastic, especially when high-wattage bulbs are used, but I haven't...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 30,476
Posted By AntonLargiader
Your photos from two months ago show a steel...

Your photos from two months ago show a steel fixed pin and an alu adjusting pin. That's correct for the classic Oilheads. Is there an Alu fixed pin the same size that I don't know about? The swingarm...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By AntonLargiader
Stick coil or a bad plug... I've seen both.

Stick coil or a bad plug... I've seen both.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By AntonLargiader
Push it UP to stay on. If it doesn't do that, the...

Push it UP to stay on. If it doesn't do that, the switch is bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 30,476
Posted By AntonLargiader
No. The steel fixed FD pin has fewer...

No.

The steel fixed FD pin has fewer threads than the alu fixed pin that is used at the swing arm.

The alu and steel adjusting pins have different thread diameters (except the K75 alu swing...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By AntonLargiader
I think ATE is not the only one. Brembo is...

I think ATE is not the only one. Brembo is similar. In a nutshell, if the pistons can be removed and seals replaced without splitting the caliper, they don't give you bolts or an O-ring in the...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By AntonLargiader
It's on the thick side for a washer, but it's not...

It's on the thick side for a washer, but it's not massive. I can measure one at work. Aluminum (it's actually a gasket, crush washer, whatever you want to call it).

EDIT: I measure 1.9mm thickness...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,723
Posted By AntonLargiader
What preload are you taking about in this case?

What preload are you taking about in this case?
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