My motohack always needs something

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by High Octane, Jul 8, 2015.

  1. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    I've had good luck with these https://www.tills.de/product-14.html

    I have them in the 1150gs and the Red K1100, the electronics is faster and atomize way better. One can get rebuilts for a bit less money but these are worth the money. The other thing is you'll probably want to upgrade the center stick coils with some made in Germany, you'll be surprised.
  2. DRONE

    DRONE Dog Chauffeur

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  3. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Hmmmm, they are both about the same amount of money.
  4. High Octane

    High Octane Long timer Supporter

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    Cables $275. Maybe I’ll just lube mine.

    injectors are on order.
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  5. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    They are a pain in the ass to change another reason to loose iabs cable box is under pump and battery box :fpalm
  6. High Octane

    High Octane Long timer Supporter

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    I was thinking that without the abs and if I put the battery in the trunk maybe I should leave the box out and come up with a new way to mount the cable junk. Dunno just yet.
  7. Bobmws

    Bobmws Curmudgeon At Large

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    Be careful lubing cables. I remember some warning about the cable lining swelling from being lubed, causing to cable to bind. Sorry, I don't remember the specifics, Drone probably knows.
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  8. High Octane

    High Octane Long timer Supporter

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    I was thinking triflow as a lube but I’ll see if anyone has a better idea
  9. DRONE

    DRONE Dog Chauffeur

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  10. High Octane

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  11. High Octane

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    Since I didn’t replace my throttle cables I figure I should make it easier to get at them in the future. My cables really aren’t giving me problems but they are such a pain to get at I thought I should replace them while I had the battery box and throttle bodies off. But at $270 I decided against it. So I cut the cut the stamped and spot welded bracket off the under side of the battery box and made one that bolts up thru the battery box from the bottom. Now I can unbolt the cable holder from the battery box, pull the box, squirt the cables with some silicone or replace them without having to disconnect and fish the left side cables thru from the underside. I guess if you’ve done this u know what I mean, if not you’re probly not getting this. A few pics. If you plan to keep your battery on the bike you’d want to use flat head screws instead of the studs I used.


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    New holder:
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    Installed under the cable box.
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    Bolted up thru the battery box.
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    The zip tie engineers would have this done and been recording their next YouTube in 15 minutes.
    My way takes a bit longer... or you could just zip tie it.

    ABS is also gone. Thanks for the link in Doublemocha’s thread Drone.
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  12. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Well played sir :-)
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  13. GR8ADV

    GR8ADV Safety Second!

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    How Is the feel without it.
  14. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Like conventional brakes !
  15. FLYING EYEBALL

    FLYING EYEBALL out of step

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    good stuff
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  16. High Octane

    High Octane Long timer Supporter

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    It seems my wobble bearing has misplace a couple of its balls. Hard to image that those balls could just fall out. New one coming from eBay, $24. So the front end is on hold for a week. I also have to come up with a 45mm socket or crows foot to get the ball joint torqued in place. It wasn’t even finger tight when I took it apart last year.
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  17. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Northern Hydraulic or whatever they are going by now that's where I got one, use allot of loctite and a small amount of anti sieze. How did you decide how long to make the strut ? The images one sees of them they seem to be tipped up as though shock is completely collapsed.
    Or perhaps the triple clamp defines that ?
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  18. High Octane

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    When the forks are slid into the lower fork bridge they pretty much can only be clamped in one spot. So that sets the location of the telelever and strut. I did move them up and down to see if I could get the fork angle changed enough so the forks don’t rub the fairing before they hit the steering stops. No go. I don’t see a way to adjust anything enough so the forks clear. Looks like I’ll have to move the fairing ahead about a 1/2 inch.

    Pic shows where the bridge must clamp. I moved it down ( and up) about an inch trying to clear the fairing. No go.

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  19. davebig

    davebig Another Angry Hun !

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    Did you look at the video it appears he dropped the oil cooler out of the fairing for some reason.
  20. High Octane

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    Yes I did. Nice looking rig. Is it in Europe? I might move mine too if it becomes necessarily. I need to get the new bearing and put it all together tight to see what happens when all the play is taken up.
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