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Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By NoiZboy
Yep, The hose is very snug, so no air. I also...

Yep, The hose is very snug, so no air. I also use the gravity method, but then ended up pumping and bleeding and pumping and bleeding for much longer than it seemed should have been necessary. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By NoiZboy
I know to avoid air, but I have not yet used a...

I know to avoid air, but I have not yet used a vacuum pump ... basically because I haven't needed to for brakes so don't have one. But when you say "pump" I assume that's what you mean. Correct? ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By NoiZboy
Pressurizing Hydraulic Clutch Lines

Hey, all. Just a quick question.

I've now flushed two hydraulic clutches, one on a 2004 GSA and one on a 2005 K1200s, and while I eventually get things working, I clearly haven't mastered a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By NoiZboy
Actually, this conversation motivated me to see...

Actually, this conversation motivated me to see if Chris Harris has any new videos, and he does. Relevant to our conversation is this one:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By NoiZboy
I wonder if there aren't two separate questions...

I wonder if there aren't two separate questions being discussed here. One is what to do with a bum transmission that eats splines for breakfast, the other a question of regular maintenance. I know...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By NoiZboy
Greg, Just because it was mentioned only in...

Greg,

Just because it was mentioned only in passing and is definitely a show stopper if it happens on the road, definitely consider replacing the clutch slave. They do have a "tell" to getting...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By NoiZboy
Thanks, all ... I'm a little confused though. I...

Thanks, all ... I'm a little confused though. I think you all might be talking about the other end? I know you use those tools, or a 10mm wrench, for the driveshaft to transmission output bolts.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By NoiZboy
R80ST driveshaft removal ... here's a silly question

So, what tool have people found that can actually get a decent grip on the 12-point nuts connecting the driveshaft housing to the final drive? My box end wrenches are too big, so I ordered a...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By NoiZboy
Rust Removal Techniques

Doing a bit of winter care on my R80ST and want to remove some surface rust from the frame and underside of the driveshaft housing. What methods have people found that work well with the old BMW...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By NoiZboy
Thanks, everyone, for the responses. As usual,...

Thanks, everyone, for the responses. As usual, very helpful all around! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By NoiZboy
Couple of easy questions - 2004 R1150GSA fuel filter replacement

I've got the tank disassembled and have just a couple of quick questions for those in the know:

1) I will replace the O-Ring gasket when I put in the new filter, but do I need to do anything like...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,891
Posted By NoiZboy
I just did this on my bike back in July. I...

I just did this on my bike back in July.

I don't think you HAVE to remove the rear suspension, but I was also doing a spline lube and so removed the suspension anyway to pull the transmission off....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 491,619
Posted By NoiZboy
...and on the way home from Texas

Just outside of Paris, TX
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 491,619
Posted By NoiZboy
At Colin Edwards' Texas Tornado Bootcamp...

...after 1400 mile ride from Virginia.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By NoiZboy
R1150GS Successful GoPro Mounting solutions?

So, getting ready for a first trip with a GoPro, and I'm trying to figure out a good mounting location or two. I've got an assortment of the little arms and a handlebar/clamp mount, as well as a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By NoiZboy
Sorry you had no luck with the kits. Thanks for...

Sorry you had no luck with the kits. Thanks for sorting the caliper o-rings, though! :clap:clap:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By NoiZboy
Parted out 2004 R1150GS Adventure, 80K miles

Just came across this eBay listing this morning. I've not dealt with UsedCycleParts before, but they have overwhelmingly positive reviews.

I thought it might be worth looking at if you're in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By NoiZboy
Ok, thanks. That makes sense. I went ahead and...

Ok, thanks. That makes sense. I went ahead and cleaned it out as best I could, and it turned out there's mostly just a thin layer of film on the bottom of the box. Glad to hear it's probably...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By NoiZboy
R1150GSA - Oil in the Airbox (a/k/a - Today's little surprise)

Started reassembly of my bike today after a spline lube, and in cleaning out the airbox I turned it upside down to dump out some bits of leaves in the filter tray, which pretty quickly resulted in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By NoiZboy
The kit contained 4 pistons, 4 sealing gaskets,...

The kit contained 4 pistons, 4 sealing gaskets, and 4 dust/water seal gaskets.

I did look for the caliper o-rings because I was having so much trouble extracting the pistons I thought I might have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By NoiZboy
I just did this on my '04 GS w/ ABS. I did want...

I just did this on my '04 GS w/ ABS. I did want to replace the pistons, so I don't know about getting the gaskets without them. As for the o-rings between the caliper halves, if you haven't split...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By NoiZboy
Just to finish this off, here's the clutch...

Just to finish this off, here's the clutch splines after cleaning. Thanks, all, for the input & suggestions.

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By NoiZboy
Happy to hear it! I'm used to the...

Happy to hear it! I'm used to the smaller/triangular splines on the airheads, so wasn't sure what to make of these big fat splines ... isn't more and smaller supposed to be better for this...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By NoiZboy
No, the clutch was acting just fine, I'm happy to...

No, the clutch was acting just fine, I'm happy to say. I am just working through the bike checking for proper maintenance, and the bike is at 44K so it sounded like time ...or a little overdue... to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By NoiZboy
Thanks, all. Here's a better picture with the...

Thanks, all. Here's a better picture with the input splines given a preliminary cleaning. Sorry -- no photographer here.

Anyway, the overall shape seems about right based on the other pictures. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By NoiZboy
And here's the input splines....sorry the photo's...

And here's the input splines....sorry the photo's a little blurrier.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By NoiZboy
2004 R1150GSA - Spline Condition

Working through some of the deeper parts of making sure my newish-to-me R1150GSA is up to date on maintenance, and am fully disassembled for my spline lube.

Having never dealt with an R1150's...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By NoiZboy
Thanks to this post, I now realize I have the...

Thanks to this post, I now realize I have the Elast belt. So, the 116mm spec noted in the link below - Is that the target gap at the shortest distance between the inside edge of the flanges? Am I...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By NoiZboy
Just to get back on this, the bolts arrived...

Just to get back on this, the bolts arrived promptly. Each type was in its own bag with printed label specific to my order, with no errors on quantity/type. There was no indication of source...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By NoiZboy
Thanks, all, for the feedback. Talked with the...

Thanks, all, for the feedback. Talked with the owner yesterday who confirmed that the battery is both old and not especially well-cared for. He's going to bring a new one by and that should cure...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By NoiZboy
Honda Trail 90 Battery voltage question

I am keeping a friend's Honda Trail 90 while he's traveling, and promised to run her every now and again to keep the fluids and battery fresh. When I went to start it a couple of days ago, though, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By NoiZboy
Softness only in residual braking - 2004 R1150GS

I just rebuilt the front calipers on my ABS-equipped R1150GSA. The brake performance feels rock solid under ABS and the brakes retract perfectly so there's minimal brake drag. However, and after...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By NoiZboy
Thanks, Zoef ... This is definitely the answer. ...

Thanks, Zoef ... This is definitely the answer. The part number is:

34 11 7 721 664

It can be had in the U.S. but is tricky to come by. I had talked with Bob's and Morton's, and because of...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By NoiZboy
Metric Bolt Source

Having just moved into a house with a bit of workshop space, I finally have room to build an inventory of parts. With local auto parts shops lacking on range of metric bolts, and having grown tired...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By NoiZboy
Source for 2004 R1150GSA w/ ABS Front Caliper Rebuild Kit?

Does anyone have a source for a rebuild kit for the 2004 R1150GSA front brakes (Tokico made/BMW branded) in the USA? I found them at Motorworks in Britain:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By NoiZboy
Chris Harris vid on removing the canister

Chris Harris, who has a string of highly entertaining and informative shop videos filmed in his shop in New Hampshire (http://www.affordablebeemerservices.com), has a YouTube video pulling the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 473,953
Posted By NoiZboy
Let me clean that visor for you?

Riding home from work involves a brief stint on a "town" street with several stoplights in a row. As I sat at one light the cage driver in front of me decided to wash her windshield. Fortunately I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By NoiZboy
Ok, thanks. I'll plan on doing that in the next...

Ok, thanks. I'll plan on doing that in the next few days and will only respond back here if there's anything unusual.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By NoiZboy
I just used brake cleaner and a bit of soft brush...

I just used brake cleaner and a bit of soft brush scrubbing. I did spray the brake cleaner pretty directly at the caliper using the little "spray straw" that came with the cleaner. Is it possible...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By NoiZboy
And just to be thorough: the bike has been on a...

And just to be thorough: the bike has been on a test ride since I finished the work. About a 10 mile loop with varying speeds and a bunch of testing of the brakes doing a range of brake performance...
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