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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By tominboise
Lovely paintwork - color is terrific!

Lovely paintwork - color is terrific!
Forum: The Garage 04-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By tominboise
Tonneau Covers - Hard top versus Roll up?

I have a Chevy Silverado Dmax with a topper on it. I am thinking of selling the topper and going to a tonneau cover. I have no experience with a cover, but was wondering if the roll up style work...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
Good job on the '04. Looks like a great deal to...

Good job on the '04. Looks like a great deal to me......
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
Still have the stock exhaust sitting in the...

Still have the stock exhaust sitting in the garage in case I want to go back. Will try it. Typical ADV'er in that I can't leave well enough alone...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
I bought a like new Titanium Remus exhaust system...

I bought a like new Titanium Remus exhaust system off ebay for my R1100R and put it on today. Fits well (had to engineer some rubber exhaust donuts for the hangers but no big deal). Run's about the...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,119
Posted By tominboise
Tell me about this, please....

Tell me about this, please....
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By tominboise
Nice. Pride of ownership shows, for sure.

Nice. Pride of ownership shows, for sure.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By tominboise
Looks nice in the small pic. More pics,...

Looks nice in the small pic. More pics, please.....
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,230
Posted By tominboise
The seat/rack showed up today after crossing the...

The seat/rack showed up today after crossing the water. Fits perfectly with no fiddling...:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
Excellent, thank you! I will try torquing it...

Excellent, thank you! I will try torquing it first to see if that cures the drip. If not, then replace the crush washer.

It drips on the exhaust and is a nuisance.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
Thanks for the responses. I would look for the...

Thanks for the responses. I would look for the add on tach that fits in the seperate pod on a bracket.

On a different topic, I have what I call a "lazy" neutral light (switch). It takes a few...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
I have a new to me 1995 R1100R that does not have...

I have a new to me 1995 R1100R that does not have a tach mounted. It has the speedometer only instrument binnacle. If I locate an R1100 tach on ebay, what are the odds that the wiring harness on my...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,027
Posted By tominboise
You might try one of these ...

You might try one of these


http://www.ebay.com/itm/1999-BMW-R100-R1100GS-TACHOMETER-REVOLUTION-COUNTER-/321171814079?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4ac754f6bf&vxp=mtr
...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By tominboise
I have no doubt if I practiced a bit I could get...

I have no doubt if I practiced a bit I could get it below the 8 sec threshold with no problem and maybe close to 7 secs, but I doubt that I will stress it that way too often....

Just something to...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By tominboise
'82 r80g/s 0-60 time....

Was out joyriding tonight and did an informal 0 to 60 with my '82R80g/s. I have equipped this bike with a Speedhut GPS speedo and it has 0-60 and 1/4 timing functions built in. Anyway, bike had...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,462
Posted By tominboise
If you want to lace a g/s rim to a gs hub, I...

If you want to lace a g/s rim to a gs hub, I happen to have a hub for sale....Let me know.

Tom
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By tominboise
It depends on whether you prefer city living more...

It depends on whether you prefer city living more or country living more. I presume wife's job is located in that area. Hwy 55 (eagle road) has a lot of traffic. More then I would want to deal with...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By tominboise
Here is an R100GS for sale, if anyone is interested - not mine

I saw this on Craigslist, if anyone is interested. Condition seems nice, price seems high, but maybe not....This is not my bike nor do I know who the owner is. It is on the other side of the state...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By tominboise
OK, all good advice. The bike is an '82 with an...

OK, all good advice. The bike is an '82 with an unknown amount of owners and miles on it. I think generally it's been pretty well cared for over the years. I've owned for 18 months and have been...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,718
Posted By tominboise
This is my plan, too. There is another link on...

This is my plan, too. There is another link on this forum that has a couple of pics of the optical sensor mounted on the enduralast alternator.
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,253
Posted By tominboise
Leaking push rod tubes question

The push rod tubes are leaking on my R80g/s. Am I correct in assuming that this requires new tubes with new seals or is it possible to replace the seals only? If new tubes, then OEM BMW or some...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By tominboise
How quiet ( or loud ) is the current version of...

How quiet ( or loud ) is the current version of the hornet? I've been using an Arai XD - original version, which I like but it's pretty loud inside and the visor has started vibrating under...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
So my new to me R1100R has 27k miles on it, and...

So my new to me R1100R has 27k miles on it, and all the clutch action happens when the lever is practically released. Is it reasonable to assume that the clutch is not worn out at this stage of the...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,230
Posted By tominboise
Sorry - from Meyer.....

Sorry - from Meyer.....
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,230
Posted By tominboise
Just ordered a black single seat for my R80g/s. ...

Just ordered a black single seat for my R80g/s. Total was 262 Euros delivered to Idaho. Will advise when it arrives and i get it fitted.

Thanks for the links - you guys cost me lots of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,223
Posted By tominboise
Nicely done on the '96, even if it was only...

Nicely done on the '96, even if it was only raising it from the dead.

Waiting on the '05 build.

Sometimes long for dumping the three i have now and going the way you are headed....
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
Am I wrong in assuming that a set of GS1100 spoke...

Am I wrong in assuming that a set of GS1100 spoke wheels will fit the R1100R without issue, if I am so inclined.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,376
Posted By tominboise
EME now selling Sach's ignition systems

I see on the website that EME now sells the Sachs digital ignition system. I am planning to do some upgrades to my R80G/S, installing the EME charging system and the digital ignition system, but...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 453,485
Posted By tominboise
Late to the party - just bought a '95 R1100R

Been looking around at different bikes to complement my DR350 and my R80G/S and to replace the SV650 I sold last year. Mostly interested in day touring, running around town and thrashing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By tominboise
1995 R1100R for sale

Local has a 1995 R1100R for sale. 24k miles, basically stock with new tires and recent dealer service, GPS on board and factory luggage and windscreen. He is asking $3200.

Thought I would check...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,659
Posted By tominboise
Turns out I was half right and half wrong. I...

Turns out I was half right and half wrong. I used 1-1/4" PVC SCH 40 pipe for my spacers....
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,659
Posted By tominboise
1 1/4" sounds right but I won't be able to check...

1 1/4" sounds right but I won't be able to check until the weekend. I used sch 80 PVC.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By tominboise
Well, I dug around the garage and found 4 more...

Well, I dug around the garage and found 4 more discs, so I added them to the muffler, for a total of 8 discs. Now I will be traveling all week, so will have to do the next test run in a week.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 988
Posted By tominboise
R80G/S top speed run.....

I took my R80G/S out today for a test run. It managed to make 80MPH on a flat run (both directions so no wind assist). The bike had 5 gallons of gas and me geared up (213 lbs with gear). The bike...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,539
Posted By tominboise
What's the matter with red and white. I like...

What's the matter with red and white. I like it....
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee149/tominboise/P1010506_zps13e14563.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,125
Posted By tominboise
FWIW, when I did this conversion, i set the fork...

FWIW, when I did this conversion, i set the fork oil at the level (length) as specified in the manual. In other words, I matched the original length. I do not have any stiction problems as you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,515
Posted By tominboise
What's the best oil for a cruise ship? Dino or...

What's the best oil for a cruise ship? Dino or synth? And how often should it be changed?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-02-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,210
Posted By tominboise
Question on taking these measurements - is this...

Question on taking these measurements - is this with the bike loaded by the rider or not?
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,790
Posted By tominboise
Sweet collection. What fork and triple clamps...

Sweet collection. What fork and triple clamps are you running on the R65?
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By tominboise
Got one on the way - thanks!

Got one on the way - thanks!
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