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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Dan Căta
Thanks for the confidence, I am trying to please...

Thanks for the confidence, I am trying to please everyone.
Since now I have learned that, every group/nation/race has good and not so good individuals. What differs is the ratio :evil

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Dan Căta
I think that part is pretty important,...

I think that part is pretty important, considering that I have seen "tuning" based on just replacing that plastic part :)

Try running a vacuum cleaner hose next to the windshield level. If no...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Dan Căta
Do you have the black mud fender? If so, how did...

Do you have the black mud fender? If so, how did you install it last inspection, if removed? How did you tighten the bolts that hold the caliper to the FD housing? By hand feel or by using a torque...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,397
Posted By Dan Căta
Do not change the coil unless you are sure that...

Do not change the coil unless you are sure that it is bad; as far as I know, there are 2 types: one type reads 7k ohms on the secondary winding and the other type reads 13 k ohms. Both are fine and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Dan Căta
Not sure why it broke, could be because of...

Not sure why it broke, could be because of offroad-ing. No major incidents as far as the owner remembers. And how much offroad can you do with a large, heavy bike as a 1200 GSA :D

I have tried...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Dan Căta
http://realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/s/l/223.png ...

http://realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/s/l/223.png


I am talking about the rear wheel here, there is no locking nut on that one, just the spoke and the nipple. Nothing to lock the spoke on the rim...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Dan Căta
How to remove an old, broken spoke

Hi,

A friend of mine noticed that a spoke on the rear rim of his 1200gsa, 2007, broke. Our temporary solution was to zip tie it to the next spoke, until the replacement arrives.

Now I cannot...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By Dan Căta
The battery can be fine and still give you an...

The battery can be fine and still give you an error on the dash, for like a 1100 bike, that is why we do the ABS relay mod. However, I do not think that is the cause with your bike. A good test is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By Dan Căta
+1 on the above. Also, I noticed that the...

+1 on the above.

Also, I noticed that the play on the rocker shaft is different on the upper side than on the lower side. It's like a shoulder in there that makes you read the play with the wrong...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Dan Căta
Perhaps try changing the rear light bulb for the...

Perhaps try changing the rear light bulb for the stop light? If that does not cure it, do a error check using a GS911 and see what that gives. Perhaps fluid level too low, did you drip the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Dan Căta
Sometimes seals leak because they are sold, but...

Sometimes seals leak because they are sold, but most old the times they leak because the bearing they protect develops play.

Best thing to do is replace both the bearing and the seal and move on....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Dan Căta
The fluid level raises as clutch wears in. That...

The fluid level raises as clutch wears in. That might be your problem :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By Dan Căta
So you are saying that under load, the rubber...

So you are saying that under load, the rubber twists and they stay in phase?
A section trough the drive shaft case and a go pro would be nice to see :D, along with some marks on the pieces to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By Dan Căta
Nope, he did the spark plugs, not the coils :) ...

Nope, he did the spark plugs, not the coils :)
"Yes, it's a 4-plug and they're all new."


+1
Especially if he took off the coils for spark plug replacement.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,731
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks like a Multistrada to me :) Dan.

Looks like a Multistrada to me :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Dan Căta
Perhaps some air got in while the bike has...

Perhaps some air got in while the bike has tipped.

Get the lid of the reservoir, drop a coin in there and gently squeeze the lever while the handlebar is all the way to the right, so that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 69,760
Posted By Dan Căta
Somehow, I am not buying it, the flange being...

Somehow, I am not buying it, the flange being cracked because of over tightening. I have seen over tighten wheel bolts but the flange was just fine.
And because of over tightening, you would strip...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 80,009
Posted By Dan Căta
Sent you back a response ;) Dan.

Sent you back a response ;)

Dan.
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,370
Posted By Dan Căta
The pics were embedded and the source got them...

The pics were embedded and the source got them mixed up. I will come up with a fix ASAP.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,918
Posted By Dan Căta
They guy that cleans the injectors for me says...

They guy that cleans the injectors for me says that the limit in fuel squirt should not be > 5% in difference. 1 or 2 % is normal.

Also, he says that the injectors are matched at factory so that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,264
Posted By Dan Căta
So.. did anyone try this yet? Is it worth the...

So.. did anyone try this yet? Is it worth the trouble?

Dan.
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 80,009
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks like there is a small issue with the...

Looks like there is a small issue with the replacements bushings, especially the small one on the L/H side TB, near the TPS side.

It looks like it is too tight on the outside, basically making...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,066
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks nice. Is the crash bar a sw-motec? I had...

Looks nice. Is the crash bar a sw-motec? I had the same and remember it was nice, because you can rest your legs on it while cruising :D

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Dan Căta
+1 on what Jim said. :deal Dan.

+1 on what Jim said. :deal

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By Dan Căta
The fuel pump controller is a known issue, I...

The fuel pump controller is a known issue, I REFUSE to believe that BMW has not yet fixed that issue in this model.

Try fueling again from a different station and see what happens.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,821
Posted By Dan Căta
I have seen rust on the outside but did not worry...

I have seen rust on the outside but did not worry about it. Clean it good and coat it with some more grease?

Regarding the joints... I would not worry about those either. When they fail, you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Dan Căta
Plenty of used shocks on ebay. Owners that go for...

Plenty of used shocks on ebay. Owners that go for aftermarket units, selling the oem's for almost nothing, compared to a new aftermarket unit.

If you do want to invest some money, I suggest going...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,407
Posted By Dan Căta
I am wondering if anyone tried to wight the spoke...

I am wondering if anyone tried to wight the spoke and cast wheels on a GS. Just curious on what the difference is...

If they would weight the same, I would still go with the spoke wheel. I saw a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
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, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
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, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
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, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
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, 07:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,048
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks interesting. Subscribed, w/ popcorn. ...

Looks interesting. Subscribed, w/ popcorn.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
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, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Dan Căta
Perhaps this is the wrong section... Dan.

Perhaps this is the wrong section...

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
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, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
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, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
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, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
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, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
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...
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