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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By Steptoe
Just swopping the coil caps over will answer that...

Just swopping the coil caps over will answer that possible problem.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By Steptoe
Is your bike a twin spark model ? If so have you...

Is your bike a twin spark model ? If so have you checked that both main coil caps are working ?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Steptoe
Oh dear..You're both way wrong. There is a...

Oh dear..You're both way wrong.
There is a small seal on the output end of the input shaft. If it leaks you'll have gear oil in the pushrod tunnel which can run onto the clutch. This is the most...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Steptoe
It can only be gearbox oil coming out of your...

It can only be gearbox oil coming out of your pushrod seal. The pushrod doesn't come into contact with engine oil, if the rear crank seal os leaking it'll be chucked/flung around inside the clutch...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Steptoe
No need to replace any hoses. You can use what's...

No need to replace any hoses. You can use what's in place.

Front set up using all original fiitted hoses and banjo bolts.

http://i58.tinypic.com/o7oxub.jpg

Irignal rear hose reaches to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Steptoe
How would a leaking rear crank seal give the...

How would a leaking rear crank seal give the impression that the clutch pushrod seal is leaking ?

A leaking rear crank seal tends to show up first as a black oily line on the R/H side of the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By Steptoe
If you've got the bike in front of you to look at...

If you've got the bike in front of you to look at in great detail i think you'll have a much better idea of where any leak is coming from than asking people who can't see the bike or even a picture...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Steptoe
Optimol paste

Optimol paste
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Steptoe
It's as simple as this..

It's as simple as this..
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,273
Posted By Steptoe
Do you understand what you're doing ?? Why...

Do you understand what you're doing ??

Why are you only adjusting the one side ? adjust any side or both sides to give you the best balance between tight and slack free play at the throttle...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Steptoe
In all my years of working on these bikes i've...

In all my years of working on these bikes i've yet to find a wheel that is perfectly true.

I no longer worry about it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,593
Posted By Steptoe
Could simply be low brake fluid in the servo...

Could simply be low brake fluid in the servo modulator.. Top up both (front and rear) reservoirs ON THE MODULATOR UNIT which is under the tank and see if that cures the fault.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Steptoe
Can't argue with any of that. And remember...

Can't argue with any of that.

And remember that however many electrodes a spark plug has it only uses one of the electrodes to spark, the nearest one. Hence why multi electrode plugs stay in tune...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By Steptoe
Quickest and easiest way to check is pull off the...

Quickest and easiest way to check is pull off the two lower spark plug caps on the secondary plugs and see if the bike runs using only the stick coils.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By Steptoe
Yes, as used on the RT model..

Yes, as used on the RT model..
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Steptoe
1100 or 1150 ? The 1150 is pretty simple. ...

1100 or 1150 ?

The 1150 is pretty simple.
The 1100 isn't. As the oil cooler pipes need to be undone.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Steptoe
I've done a few... And the outcome isn't the...

I've done a few... And the outcome isn't the same for all bikes.
Hence the try it and see suggestion.

Some work with no problems at all.

The most common outcome is it will work but will...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Steptoe
That's far too simple an answer to be of any use....

That's far too simple an answer to be of any use. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Steptoe
You'd be surprised. Having the high 6th gear...

You'd be surprised. Having the high 6th gear saves you 5 each fill up with a 32 ltr tank over the low geared 6th.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Steptoe
The cable pulley on the throttle body is two...

The cable pulley on the throttle body is two halves riveted together - check they aren't loose causing the cable run to open up and close
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Steptoe
The Hepco & Becker bars are the same for the 1100...

The Hepco & Becker bars are the same for the 1100 and 1150 models.

The 1100 versions use a separate additional 90 degree angle bracket on the rear gearbox mount.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Steptoe
Do not do it, you'll get yourself into a right...

Do not do it, you'll get yourself into a right mess - you have the single cable set up and it's very difficult to balance compared to the later set-up..

You've got three different adjustment...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By Steptoe
Hagon shocks are generally much harder/harsher...

Hagon shocks are generally much harder/harsher than standard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Steptoe
There is no need to remove the swingarm to...

There is no need to remove the swingarm to remove/fit a drive shaft..
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Steptoe
Check the cables are located in place at the...

Check the cables are located in place at the cassette end .

Hold the throttle body pulley with one hand and turn throttle twist grip as open as you can, twist on and off a couple of times,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Steptoe
Coat the bolts with an anti-seize paste. ...

Coat the bolts with an anti-seize paste.

Simply replacing the screw with a higher grade will make it harder to drill out when the higher grade bolt seizes in place :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,878
Posted By Steptoe
You are jumping to so many wrong conclusions. ...

You are jumping to so many wrong conclusions.

Calm down and just ride your bike. While riding peer down through the gap between tank and beak and watch the front sliders working up and down.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By Steptoe
No need to clamp them. Undo hose clip, pull off...

No need to clamp them. Undo hose clip, pull off hose from pipe and insert an M6 bolt into the hose, tighten hose clip.

If you don't know which is top and bottom hose (return and feed) then fit a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By Steptoe
If you can't work out the simple problem "is your...

If you can't work out the simple problem "is your bike is a single or twin spark" i'd leave the more complex work like changing a spark plug to an expert :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,986
Posted By Steptoe
I had a 1200 in last week that had sat idling...

I had a 1200 in last week that had sat idling for, what the owner said was 10-15 minutes. Which you can bet actually translates to 30+ minutes.

Anyway, he turned it off, put his riding gear on and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,076
Posted By Steptoe
What difference would it make having a voltmeter...

What difference would it make having a voltmeter fitted if you can't even notice you'd left your lights on. :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,029
Posted By Steptoe
If you don't know where to look that explains why...

If you don't know where to look that explains why you're a part timer. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,029
Posted By Steptoe
It's a lot easier to find a screwdriver when you...

It's a lot easier to find a screwdriver when you need one than a spare key to fit your bike. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,029
Posted By Steptoe
Keep the spare key taped inside the rear light...

Keep the spare key taped inside the rear light lens.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Steptoe
Put the guide bolts in the middle hole on each...

Put the guide bolts in the middle hole on each side. And no need to add a screwdriver slot as they undo by hand once the other four bolts are bolted into place.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Steptoe
I figure that they aren't the instructors own...

I figure that they aren't the instructors own bikes and so they don't really give a feck about them long term.

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Steptoe
Before you tighten it all up... Do the nuts/bolts...

Before you tighten it all up... Do the nuts/bolts up hand tight and bounce the front end up and down a few times.

That releases any trapped stresses (stiction).

Then do up to specs.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Steptoe
Your wheel is about to fall off. Call a main...

Your wheel is about to fall off. Call a main dealer asap...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By Steptoe
Very basically... With a dry clutch the gearbox...

Very basically...
With a dry clutch the gearbox input shaft spins at engine speed in neutral as does the layshaft. Causing/dragging the output shaft to rotate slowly due to the gear oil being of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By Steptoe
No luck or skill involved, plenty of others have...

No luck or skill involved, plenty of others have also used the same method without any dramas.

Try it and see. You might surprise yourself how simple a test it is. ...
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