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Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 303
Posted By Dan Căta
You can lower a 1150's rear end by installing a...

You can lower a 1150's rear end by installing a paralever link from an RT. They come in 2 sizes: long and longer :D. You already have longer, you just need "long". Nothing to do with the rear end...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Dan Căta
What does someone need to do in order to get one...

What does someone need to do in order to get one broken?

Before pulling them out, I always twist them, then pull. Never broke one.
Also, what I have noticed, is that if the pipe stays in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Dan Căta
I do not think that is the problem here, but...

I do not think that is the problem here, but rather the ratio of pulses front vs rear. The computer does not know how many notches the ring has, but rather how often do they success one after...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Dan Căta
The 1200 engines also have vibrations, but they...

The 1200 engines also have vibrations, but they are more often. When I test ride a 1200 bike, it makes my nose itch. That is because it has a balance shaft, parallel to the main shaft but spinning in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,827
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks interesting. Subscribed, w/ popcorn. ...

Looks interesting. Subscribed, w/ popcorn.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By Dan Căta
I would also replace the graphite/copper meatal...

I would also replace the graphite/copper meatal seals once you are in there, especially if the bike has a high mileage. It is important that you also change those too, otherwise you will be re-doing...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Dan Căta
Perhaps this is the wrong section... Dan.

Perhaps this is the wrong section...

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By Dan Căta
Take the bike to someone that has a diagnose...

Take the bike to someone that has a diagnose unit. It will show there if the switch is actuated or not, depending on if you pull the lever in or not.

Replacing the switch should be easy. Or you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Dan Căta
So what was the issue in yours? The brushes did...

So what was the issue in yours? The brushes did not touch?

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Dan Căta
I think the root cause of this is the bad quality...

I think the root cause of this is the bad quality OEM connector at the headlight. I got the same on my RT and ended up by replacing the connector with individual connectors from a Hella light kit....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Căta
That's the same over here. But what if the...

That's the same over here. But what if the factory had a large amount of seals made from that material? Should they throw it away or should they make some more money? :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Dan Căta
If you are referring to the plastic ones over the...

If you are referring to the plastic ones over the valve cover, they will fit if the 1150 only has one spark plug/cylinder. I guess we can extrapolate and say that the TT aluminum ones will fit too...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Căta
It should have. And they are easy to remove. It...

It should have. And they are easy to remove. It is just like an asbestos seal that is heat resistant, no big deal.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Căta
Then don't forget to also order the gaskets for...

Then don't forget to also order the gaskets for the exhaust to the heads. 4 pcs :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Dan Căta
Even if you cannot un-do that one, there are five...

Even if you cannot un-do that one, there are five others to hold the protection on :D

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Căta
One day I dream that I would have the bike you...

One day I dream that I would have the bike you have now. An ABS'ed 1100GS with replaced head gaskets and Lennie's sprockets, no crashbars just the OEM plastic protectors, a light as it can be :)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Căta
Do that. I also have the sprockets and love them!...

Do that. I also have the sprockets and love them!

I guess that in this case, you can reuse the gasket and only add silicone under the cylinder.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By Dan Căta
The bike should start using the starter motor,...

The bike should start using the starter motor, without using any starting fluid. If the bike does not start after keeping the starter button 4 seconds pressed, you have a problem.

Take off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Dan Căta
As far as I know, even if just one seal is...

As far as I know, even if just one seal is leaking, you should replace both gaskets. That is because they are now of different thickness and you would only get an imbalance between cylinders.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By Dan Căta
It s not the bike, it is the HIS system itself. I...

It s not the bike, it is the HIS system itself. I have HID on my car, on low beam and the light is very poor on wet roads. When the road is dry, it works wonderful. Perhaps it is because the glass on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Dan Căta
Correct. 1200 GS 2004 onwards has canbus, right?...

Correct. 1200 GS 2004 onwards has canbus, right? I did not need any handshake procedure on there, it just worked, on the OEM cigarette connector.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Dan Căta
Is that stainless steel or regular steel? Because...

Is that stainless steel or regular steel? Because I have seen owners before changing the OEM steel bolts with SS ones and try to torque them to specs. :)

Some SS bolts are way softer and tend to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By Dan Căta
Yes, but HID's are a PITA on a wet unmarked road....

Yes, but HID's are a PITA on a wet unmarked road. The classic halogen is okaysh in this case. That is why I was curious about LED's in such a scenario.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Dan Căta
So basically you made some other stops for the...

So basically you made some other stops for the springs, so that they are not that tensioned? That sounds nice, but you could have gone with a new set of cables :rofl

It is nice, indeed. You can...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By Dan Căta
I was considering those at the time, but went...

I was considering those at the time, but went with Wilbers. Because I know I can have them sent to a specific location for servicing, when needed. But I know nothing about Hagon.

I bet they...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By Dan Căta
I am wondering how LED's act on an unmarked, wet...

I am wondering how LED's act on an unmarked, wet road, during night time. Because that is when you need them at most.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Dan Căta
When the signal lights lit on one side, the +...

When the signal lights lit on one side, the + wire is closing the circuit and lights up both bulbs on that side. From what you describe, the + wires somehow get connected hence when one side gets +,...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By Dan Căta
The fluid goes from the reservoir to the pump, to...

The fluid goes from the reservoir to the pump, to the ABS, then to the rear caliper. Do this:

- press the lever 5 times, then open and close the rear caliper bleeder until fluid starts to come...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Dan Căta
I have the BMW charger and never done the...

I have the BMW charger and never done the handshake procedure :) It charges all the batteries I mounted it to.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Dan Căta
Or move the handlebar all the way to the right,...

Or move the handlebar all the way to the right, allowing the pump to stay up in the air. Put a coin over the small hols in the reservoir. Pull the lever once every 5 seconds. Voila :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,001
Posted By Dan Căta
I recently changed both large bearings in a 2004...

I recently changed both large bearings in a 2004 1200GS because the owner really wanted me to. There were some strange noises coming from the rear end only when leaning the bike. More pronounced...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By Dan Căta
But they do take power from the battery until you...

But they do take power from the battery until you press the starter button. :D


http://automotivewiringdiagrams.net/tag/r1150gs-main-fuse

I do not think there is a specific relay for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Dan Căta
The one veatch84...

The one veatch84 (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=228266) <sup> OP </sup>was mentioning about :)

Also... Check for play in the rear wheel. Do the test for the big bearing or the small...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,570
Posted By Dan Căta
I remember I read somewhere that even if you do...

I remember I read somewhere that even if you do change the seal, chances to leak again are pretty high. So if it is not losing too much oil, why bother?

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
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: 1,599
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: 387
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: 1,599
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: 72,201
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: 410
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.
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