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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 146,455
Posted By R1100purist
Pensacola

I guess it's time to adjust my sig line. I'm here in Pensacola. Another spring rainy day today.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-14-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 146,455
Posted By R1100purist
Looking for BMW airhead...and cheap dual sport

Hi y'all
New to the area (Navy) and I have always wanted a BMW airhead to work on/restore and a inexpensive dual sport to tool around with in some of the places I have seen (Blackwater?) around. If...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,382
Posted By R1100purist
Young guys!

Im 24 with an 1100GS, I learned how to ride on a 1100RS when I was 17. I don't really know why more young guys don't buy them (I love the boxer motor, and like the idea of a 2 wheel jeep...my GS is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,982
Posted By R1100purist
Hi all

Well I am keeping a close eye on the situation and I think the replacement bearing route may be the option for me, either that or sourcing an alternate used trans. The issue is that my bike is my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,982
Posted By R1100purist
Hmm yeah!

Yeah, that totally sounds like what I have going on. I rode today and it seems like rolling under 3-4 miles an hour clutch in, while in gear, the noise will subside. Hmm...I wish there were more...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,982
Posted By R1100purist
Hey Trailing Jack, No worries, I am here...

Hey Trailing Jack,

No worries, I am here for all reasoned opinions and your's was nicely put.

I hear what you are saying though on the replacement...it may just have to happen, but I see that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By R1100purist
ahhh somtimes!

ahhh that is what happens when you run around disorganized, here it is:

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-auxiliary-light-mount-bmw-r1200gs-08-revision-1

The hole spacing on this guy?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By R1100purist
I am just curious what the spacing would be on this one

For some reference, please see attached link. I want to know the distant between those mounting holes. I believe it is going to be 113/4 inches center to center but I would like confirmation.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,982
Posted By R1100purist
Question R1100GS Trans noises!

:uhoh

So don't worry all, I did a search first on 1995 R1100GS transmission, clutch noises and could not find my same problem.

So the bike has 34,000 miles on it and is a 1995 R1100GS, pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By R1100purist
Jvb!

Hey that is a good idea, but would you still have the dimensions, they looked fairly strong to me?

What is the standard issue light bar for the 1200GS in terms of attachment points under the beak?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By R1100purist
R1200 and R1100 "beak bolt" Dimensions needed!

Hey guys,
some of you may have seen my earlier post talking about how I am designing and hopefully building a new folding lightbar for the R1100, 1150, and 1200GS motorcycles that will mount under...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By R1100purist
Hmm

Well I took off the cover last night and belt tension is fine and there are no obstructions visible. It looks like such a task to get to and it is my only vehicle, so I may just keep it rocking until...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By R1100purist
Load test

Can I load test in situ?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By R1100purist
Loud Alternator hum, buzz, whine

Hello guys,
I have a '96 R1100GS with 34,000 miles and in the last 200 or so I have realized that my alternator is making a whine (sounds like an electric motor spooling up) when I either...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By R1100purist
R1200GS distance between beak bracket for light bar mount

Hello All,
Some of you may have seen my earlier post where I was raising funds to help me get a new lightbar for the 1100,1150, and 1200GS motorcycles on the market. Now I have access to a 1100 and...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Thanks everyone!

Hello and thank you! We are doing quite well. And in response to the poster above (thanks by the way!!!) they are already designed and now i can start running of some prototypes! thanks and I will...
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Weekly bump

Hey guys if you haven't already, help me out!
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Okay guys, almost there keep it coming

Hey guys if you have not donated or looked at these yet please check it out either on the above link or through my blog here

Owen Motoworks Donate Here...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
The Link is here!

Alright guys the link to the fudning site indiegogo.com is here:

Owen Motoworks Lightbars funding page (http://igg.me/p/280278?a=1782895)

Help me get these Owen Motoworks Lightbars off the...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
One has to remember that standard light bars do...

One has to remember that standard light bars do not even have provisions for a single access rotation and you do not here of them snapping up as much as you hear about them rotating around the...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
You raise a very good point and something I...

You raise a very good point and something I didn't think about until I saw the bar mounted and realized that the single axis pivot is really all you need to get these things out of the way...because...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Thanks for the vote of confidence! I hope to...

Thanks for the vote of confidence! I hope to supply you with some of those accessories down the line.
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Good suggestions!

Well first an update, Kickstarter after giving my the go ahead months earlier, are giving me a bit of grief and they are now calling it an automotive project (I told them to go ask a motorcyclist how...
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Haha! Very funny on the foot rests...I won't...

Haha! Very funny on the foot rests...I won't condone that sort of use, but the goal is for them to be very tough anodized 6mm thick aluminum.

And yes you do get full motion with the front...
Forum: Vendors 11-18-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Hey guys

So far the only physical model is made, well, out of wood...thus the kickstarter to get some funds and start machining prototypes out of aluminum. I have the final all AutoCADed out though and ready...
Forum: Vendors 11-18-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By R1100purist
Indiegogo funding for Owen Motoworks R1100, R1150, and R1200GS motorcycles

Hello All,
My name is Owen Lloyd and I am president and chief designer of Owen Motoworks. My first product is a folding light bar for the R1100GS, R1150GS, and R1200GS motorcycles. I am trying to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-03-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By R1100purist
Moving to Houston, Texas, looking for someone with a throttle sync tool

Hello,
I'm on my way to Houston and I am looking for someone there with a TB synchronization device. I am on the road now and what I thought was a good sync has turned out to be a bad one. I will be...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 53,356
Posted By R1100purist
Great

This is the coolest thread I have seen in awhile! Keep it up.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,356
Posted By R1100purist
good question

I am also a recent college graduate '11 and I have an R1100GS I got my jr. year of school. My dream was always to do a big ride perhaps to Alaska or South America after I graduated. While I never got...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,479
Posted By R1100purist
They last forever

I worked at a BMW shop for 4 years and we would always recommend the PC680. My dad's RS has had his for 9 years and it is still going strong. They are amazing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By R1100purist
haha I'm ready for conspiracy theories!

Okay thanks guys, I will book mark that and keep my eye open!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By R1100purist
Hmm where did you find the one for $44

Going to that website, the only one I could find was for $73 even after the discount code? Here: ...
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By R1100purist
anyone have a pipe bender I can use?-Ventura County

Hello all,

I don't know if this is against forum rules but I am looking for someone with a pipe bender in the Thousand Oaks/Ventura County area. I am fabing up a set of pannier racks and don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By R1100purist
Okay cool Anorak, thank you for the info. A...

Okay cool Anorak, thank you for the info. A couple questions though. Did you keep the stock fast idle cable configuration or did you go through the junction box as well? furthermore, the part about a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By R1100purist
Converting early (<96) R1100GS throttle cables to the later junction box set up?

Hello,
So I have a '95 GS with the early 1 piece throttle cable. I hate it. It is hard to get it to get in sync and a little stretch in one of the cables just kills my sync. Can I do a down and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,347
Posted By R1100purist
resurection!

Hello again,
I am wondering again if anyone has tried to retrofit their earlier R1100GS with the later GS oil thermostat. It looks-dare I say-straight forward?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,061
Posted By R1100purist
has anyone reinjected their drive shaft with rubber?

I am wondering if anyone has ever cleaned out the old cush drive rubber and re injected with new?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By R1100purist
Is their anybody out there?

Just nod if you can here me
Is their anybody home?

Relax
I'll need some information first
Just the basic facts

(maybe suggesting Pink Floyd lyrics will do the trick)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By R1100purist
Why?

I don't get why anyone would replace the wonderful ABS system. I would recommend holding out for one of those.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,031
Posted By R1100purist
Is it possible to replace the early version with...

Is it possible to replace the early version with the latter cable router junction box?
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