Bmw k75 gsa

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by flipflopdog, Dec 8, 2014.

  1. flipflopdog

    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    It's getting legs now...
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Damn! I particularly like your inclusion of the R1200GS rear seat rack base.
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    A few more big bits... IMG_3192.JPG IMG_3196.JPG
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    Arktasian Lets call it Naturalized

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    Congrats on the extent of your significant modifications and fab work.
    I note the little “right side” stand leg - assume you are seeking to nullify cylinder oil stacking and start up smoke? If so, there is a way to refit a side stand from left to right & happy to share design.
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Haha... well spotted fellow Bricker, I’ll post a close up maybe but that is the side stand, I converted it to right side for the very reason you mention plus another reason. I did wonder if anyone would notice and you did..!!!
    Intrigued to know if it worked on yours..???
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    It’s made out of the Tyne Bridge Marra...!!!!
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    Arktasian Lets call it Naturalized

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    Basically, a bar is fashioned to bolt up under the stock center stand, and taking advantage of the pivot, springs, and leg (slight re-arc on end curl). The sketch depicts numbers.
    It currently has the same trajectory for lean angle as was present when on the left side - however the bike is/has been up on a mod table for a while now while I'm performing some other debauchery so I haven't enjoyed full testing on the road.
    Back to your program - again a pretty remarkable outcome!
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Basically, a bar is fashioned to bolt up under the stock center stand, and taking advantage of the pivot, springs, and leg (slight re-arc on end curl). The sketch depicts numbers.
    It currently has the same trajectory for lean angle as was present when on the left side - however the bike is/has been up on a mod table for a while now while I'm performing some other debauchery so I haven't enjoyed full testing on the road.
    Back to your program - again a pretty remarkable outcome![/QUOTE]


    Good post-up, hope someone picks up on this great little mod and more to the point, I hope the welding holds up on mine...!!!

    Hey there Mr 'Oneilldom', your obviously a local bod, whereabouts you based and whats your ride..???
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    So, working in a freezing cold workshop is not a pleasurable pastime and for the all important testing of the electrics, the relay boards that convert the GS1200 switch clusters from CAN-bus config to (25 year old K75) wiring I built a test rig in the centrally heated comfort of the kitchen. I'd got so far in the workshop but fiddling around at +3 degree's with fine wires isn't good. The main surprize was the operation of the indicators, mixing LED flashers with 'K' flasher unit and relay intervention for CAN-bus I expected a right ###k-on to get them working but Hey Presto....!!! They worked first time on the buttons... Compounded proof that motorcycle forums host some very informative individuals indeed. The PCB for the 'K' series turn signal unit is mind bogglingly complicated, one guy discovered that by scratching out one of the soldered links to a chip it would enable the fitment of LED lamps without all the fuss of extra resistors fitted, brilliant..!!
    It took the best part of a working day to knock this up (the wife's working day, it wouldn't happen at the weekend for sure) and I'll put it to test later today. IMG_3516.JPG IMG_3520.JPG
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    It’s working at present but can you/ do you know how this is done please FR..???
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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    Thanks for the heads up, even though it's working (brake/tail light set-up) I will carry out this mod regardless.

    re; coolant fan, I have spliced directly into the switched 12v supply to the fan itself and placed an override switch up on the aux switch pod behind the screen. Retrospectively thinking now after you saying this, will that back feed to the fan relay cause any issues you think...???

    Also on that aux switching pod I have put a switch that simulates the 'altitude plug' connector splicing exactly into the same colour coded wires as per the USA spec diagram, should do same thing I hope..

    FF700 dear chap, what's your forum name on 'Motobrick'..?? And while were at it let's see a daylight pic or two of your rig there please...????
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    Time to pay attention to fine detail which by the way takes forever to get right. Big lumps of the project take the least time and create visual progress but the fiddly invisible stuff is like throwing the anchor out......

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    This fuel/electrics pod has been the most progressive time consuming construction on the whole bike. I had to fab and fit a top lid to facilitate getting the three modules into place, by admission an oversight and design flaw. TCNL2318.JPG
    Pannier off the bike, just a final fitment of the carrying handle and the cables that release the attachment units ( Suzuki seat rod stays, whatever you want to call them, they are very firm and positive). IMG_3650.JPG
    That's a 1meter rule ledged on the pod there, not as wide as you would of thought, I've seen many a wider GS rig with the exaggerated pannier racks they fit....
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    IMG_0856.JPG 6.jpg 4.jpg 7.jpg And so it finally arrived.…..
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