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Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Dan Căta
Hexhead owners, check your TB pulleys

Hi,

If you own a hexhead, 2004-2010, perhaps later models too, it is best to check the pulleys on the inside of the TB's. These are made of plastic and metal, and tend to crack.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dan Căta
It is not from a BMW car, but from DACIA. ...

It is not from a BMW car, but from DACIA.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Dan Căta
What bike is it? 1150 or 1200? A common...

What bike is it? 1150 or 1200?

A common issue for both models would be a weak battery.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,420
Posted By Dan Căta
For the 1200 GS, the fuel pump matches the ones...

For the 1200 GS, the fuel pump matches the ones in cars. It is the same exact size and specs. Only the price is ~ 1/7th around here.

It is also the same one as in the r1150r rockster, perhaps...
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 70,933
Posted By Dan Căta
Have someone else keep the TB with their hands,...

Have someone else keep the TB with their hands, and using a flat screw driver, punch it out, one hit/side, alternating, until it comes off.

Heating will not do much good since there is no glue on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Dan Căta
+1. A used engine is simpler to replace. Maybe...

+1. A used engine is simpler to replace. Maybe not cheaper, but simpler.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By Dan Căta
IMHO, the OEM alarm is fine to have, but it needs...

IMHO, the OEM alarm is fine to have, but it needs to be set so that it does not arm itself after switching the ignition off. That is a very annoying function.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Dan Căta
If the bike brakes well and ABS works, leave it...

If the bike brakes well and ABS works, leave it as is. I also noticed that sound you say of and it appears as normal to me.

But from the title, I understood something else. I have a friend that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Dan Căta
I only wish that you would have contacted me...

I only wish that you would have contacted me prior to ordering new TB's and I would have walked you trough what to do and get the TB's you already have, as new...

For me, it is important that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Dan Căta
The best part is that I have tested it and it...

The best part is that I have tested it and it works just fine ;)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Dan Căta
Here's what I have found so far. On a high...

Here's what I have found so far.

On a high mileage bike, it would be nice to replace the throttle cables. But not the choke one as that one is not worn, as is sees very little action.

As...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By Dan Căta
I did not install one on a LC bike, but I did on...

I did not install one on a LC bike, but I did on a 2007 GSA. I made a custom stainless steel part that bolted where the OEM horn was, and it allowed me to mount the larger horn without water to get...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By Dan Căta
What I would do: - take off the side stand,...

What I would do:

- take off the side stand, make it longer by 2 cm between the deploy knob and the area that touches the ground; implies manufacturing a lathe made part;
- make the deployment...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Dan Căta
Put the bike in 5/6th and stay on it's R/H side....

Put the bike in 5/6th and stay on it's R/H side. USing the left hand, keep the rear brake on. Using the R/H, undo the bolt. It unscrews CCW, like a normal one.

I would not use a impact wrench as...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By Dan Căta
I have new shocks on both front and rear and I...

I have new shocks on both front and rear and I feel like the travel is now lower than with the OEM worn out suspensions. Could it be related that when I asked for the new ones, I said I rode the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Dan Căta
... that or if the plate is still bad. That will...

... that or if the plate is still bad. That will not end the procedure correctly.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By Dan Căta
If you have no spark and no injector fuel squirt,...

If you have no spark and no injector fuel squirt, it is the HES plate, 100%.

I am guessing that you did not use a GS911 diagnose unit to get the motronic in a state where it would not trigger any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,012
Posted By Dan Căta
Are you talking about the rust on the lines? I...

Are you talking about the rust on the lines? I have never done this, but if needed, I would clean the line very well and then spray it with "I don't know how it is called in your area - TEROSON"<not...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Dan Căta
My guess is that there is a bad battery...

My guess is that there is a bad battery connection or bad spark plug wires.

Take off both battery terminals and clean them, then put them together and apply honey or grease over the connections. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Dan Căta
I guess that you started fixing a bike that was...

I guess that you started fixing a bike that was still repairable. I guess there is a limit of damage that it is worth repairing. That limit is very high...

I have tried to make such a repair on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Dan Căta
Did you wash the bike recently or rode it trough...

Did you wash the bike recently or rode it trough rain? Do you get fuel squirts at the injectors while cranking the engine?


+1 ;)

If the fault would be, let's say, a broken HES plate and you...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 260,555
Posted By Dan Căta
I have ~6 framed pics in my workshop. One of them...

I have ~6 framed pics in my workshop. One of them is the 1150 SE :D
It is a such a nice bike...

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By Dan Căta
Does the sound go away once the clutch lever gets...

Does the sound go away once the clutch lever gets pulled in? If so, do not worry.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Dan Căta
I would wire it straight from the battery. If you...

I would wire it straight from the battery. If you want to get it triggered from somewhere else, use a relay and do not worry for errors in the dash, as the relay triggering part consumes a very low...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,851
Posted By Dan Căta
The extension that you lever with your foot broke...

The extension that you lever with your foot broke on my RT, resulting in a tip over. I have lost a tear that day...

I replaced a broken screw on a 1200GS with a similar one from a screw dealer....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By Dan Căta
I know a guy that owns a KTM, had the same...

I know a guy that owns a KTM, had the same problem, only the bike would not pull as well as before he started working on the bike.

He ended up changing parts inside the engine (piston rings :D )...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,448
Posted By Dan Căta
When I make bearing replacements, I put in ~ 400...

When I make bearing replacements, I put in ~ 400 ml of oil, spin the FD a couple of times, then drain it and then put 180 ml. Does that seem bad?

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Dan Căta
Is that water transfer? Are they lacquer/varnish...

Is that water transfer? Are they lacquer/varnish sprayed afterwards?

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By Dan Căta
I worked on a r1200RT this year that had what you...

I worked on a r1200RT this year that had what you are having. After disabling the alarm, it went away. Before disabling the alarm, I replaced the controller for the fuel pump, since I knew this was a...
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 70,933
Posted By Dan Căta
Sure, drop me a PM or an email with the bike...

Sure, drop me a PM or an email with the bike details and I will reply you.

Thanks,
Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,525
Posted By Dan Căta
It turned out to be a bad stick coil. I almost...

It turned out to be a bad stick coil. I almost started crying when I realized that. After all the work, it was a bad coil...

I had another 1200gs and I was able to swap the coils from that one....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Dan Căta
No. If the bike does not have enough fuel,...

No.

If the bike does not have enough fuel, it can rev all the way in neutral, but when riding, feel like crap :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,525
Posted By Dan Căta
I was actually looking for a confirmation about...

I was actually looking for a confirmation about what gets connected to what :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,525
Posted By Dan Căta
So I should be using a wire to connect 30 and 87,...

So I should be using a wire to connect 30 and 87, for the 2.4 motronic in a 1150 gsa for the original setup. Am I wrong?

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,525
Posted By Dan Căta
What I did was to take the injectors and lambda...

What I did was to take the injectors and lambda probe for ultrasound cleaning. Also, I got myself an almost new cat, that I am going to replace.

I hope I can make the swap today and I will see...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,339
Posted By Dan Căta
Do you have some pics of those while running at...

Do you have some pics of those while running at night time?
That would be interesting to see...

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Dan Căta
I once worked on such a bike. It turned out that...

I once worked on such a bike. It turned out that the owner took it before, to a car service, to get the leaking head gaskets replaced.

The mechanic that did the job mounted the chains on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Dan Căta
I think rain can be the cause. A few years...

I think rain can be the cause.

A few years ago, I had a '95 r1100gs. I had an accident with it, the front end needing replacement.

The bike shop that I took the bike to (it had to be repaired...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,525
Posted By Dan Căta
I am having some trouble tunning a 1150GSA, 2003,...

I am having some trouble tunning a 1150GSA, 2003, servo model.
No matter what I do, the spark plugs are white.
The bike came without a CCP. I installed a jumper wire like this -...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,560
Posted By Dan Căta
It is pretty straight forward once you get the...

It is pretty straight forward once you get the slave pump out and you also have the tank off the bike.

Always use new copper washers where needed. Do not even think about reusing the old ones,...
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