Let's see your R1100GS!!!

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Jim Rowley, Oct 24, 2007.

  1. jbuggyus

    jbuggyus Been here awhile

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    I also run BMW 80/90 hypoid gear oil in my 1996 50,000 miles no issues, shifts great, my bike gets riden everyday and lots of trail rides as well.
  2. jbuggyus

    jbuggyus Been here awhile

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    Just fabbing up a beak extender from an r1150gsa onto my r1100gs. most cuts all done, time to weld back together,sand,repaint then install! 20161121_183027.jpg 20161121_203657.jpg 20161121_203746.jpg
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  3. tonyubsdell

    tonyubsdell Ténéré

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    bmw used to produce a similar setup like touratech hard parts on 1100gs models for the australian market. you can order them through bmw spare parts - at least here in germany - for about 60 euros, that is the right hand gearbox side. another one for the lefthand side above the drivers footrest will do a similar damage to your wallet. in terms of the steering lock i am not sure if that one is also available as an original part nor do i know if the latter one belonged to the "aussie specification"
  4. jbuggyus

    jbuggyus Been here awhile

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  5. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    You could probably have got 50,000 miles out of old cooking oil. If you want to support your BMW dealer by paying 2x for Castrol oil that's your choice but changing it every 3000 miles is just throwing money away. I'd be worried about wearing out the threads on your drain plug :)
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  6. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    I remembered about the Aussie parts after I posted. Thought it was a recall sort of thing there and did not know the parts were available from BMW
  7. strictlyJDM

    strictlyJDM Adventurer

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    Yes i saw that as well, im wondering if I can order through my local BMW dealer here in California.
  8. jbuggyus

    jbuggyus Been here awhile

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    At 7.00 a quart, thats 25.00 every 3000 miles, It works for me, everyone is different on maintenance. BMW oil really isnt much more than Castrol anymore.

    you can ask 30 people and get 50 answers. It gives me a good excuse to tinker with it anyways.
  9. DRONE

    DRONE Dog Chauffeur

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    What the fuck happened to this thread? It's a picture thread for cripes sake! Take your oil and shit and discuss it in a new thread. This thread is for pictures!

    Please "like" this post if you agree with my delicately phrased rant. :thumb
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  10. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    As you say ...different people... If I find time to spend with the bike 3000 miles after an oil change, I'm going to spend it putting on a few of the next 3000, not changing the oil.

    Thinking of it another way: $25 is enough for a tank of fuel and a plate of BBQ brisket - That's a nice day out!

    Edit: DRONE - You are absolutely correct. Please accept this photo in recompense:
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  11. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    :dirtdog What the fuck happened to this forum? This is a motorcycle forum for crying out loud. Take your likes and like-requests to facebook. This forum is for motorcycle related stuff!

    :hide
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  12. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    yep same here, doing 6k miles in 3 months. that would mean that every 6 weeks I'd be in the garage changing my oil.
  13. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    I WISH I had time to ride that much.
    2008 - One of my favorite photos of the old girl. Mesa Verde.
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  14. jbuggyus

    jbuggyus Been here awhile

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    Sorry , i was just answering a question another member asked. Didnt mean to turn into another forum. 20161011_162734.jpg
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  15. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    nothing really time related. I don't own a car and use it as my main mean of transportation as long as my other bike is still in pieces. my family lives at least 400-1000kms away, so when I go and pay them a visit around once a month I already have a couple of kms on the odo. same with friends :)
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  16. 3xranger

    3xranger Adventurer

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    I try to incorporate riding my bike for work as much as possible. When I'm scheduled to visit customers out of town, I plan on either renting a car, borrowing one or taking an uber to and from my hotel in the town where I'm riding to. This week, I had to go from San Antonio to McAllen, TX to visit customers. I rode my bike and borrowed a car from a friend once in McAllen.

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  17. tonyubsdell

    tonyubsdell Ténéré

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    here a link to get hold of those original parts:

    http://www.bmw-etk.info/teile-katal...403)/ECE/2000/02/51669/46/46_0291/46512325860

    we are talking about nr 13 on the drawing. the list below shows "rechts" and "links": right side and left side
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    der_saeufer ?איפה בירה

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  19. segwayy

    segwayy Still love my 1100gs

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    ADVMOTORRAD.COM has a set for 129.99 , was cheaper than TT hardparts ,, when i bought a pair last year was even lower
  20. jbuggyus

    jbuggyus Been here awhile

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    Update, just welded the extension piece!! 20161124_125246.jpg