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by Jaythro
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Gearbox Oil
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: Gearbox Oil

ONLY proviso IS that the gear oil that you are putting in is GL5 specification ! IF you have milky fluid coming out ??? YOu need to top up with paraffin and then with ATF and run the motor for a bit with the paraffin whilst flicking up and down through the gears with the rear wheel off the deck So t...
by Jaythro
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to you all
Replies: 23
Views: 443

Re: Hello to you all

Under 30k miles and probably not over stressed looking at the condition of the bike. I think a few emergency stops and the cracks will appear, age and general use will not make them fail, it is the extremes that cause the failures. One good pothole is all it takes !!! Please take heed I know its no...
by Jaythro
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to you all
Replies: 23
Views: 443

Re: Hello to you all

I don't know if replacement wheels are still available under the recall! No Longer available If I recall correctly It may be worth sourcing a used replacement yourself and having it painted the correct colour and get it fitted and retain the original for a all mounted souvenir https://forum.boxerwo...
by Jaythro
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: R1100RT - Engine Cut Out
Replies: 30
Views: 823

Re: R1100RT - Engine Cut Out

Coil fires simultaneously on both cylinders its a wasted spark system Even the 1150 twin sparks fire the lower plus simultaneously a few degrees after the upper plugs

I have seen coils split under neath where the red infill material meets the outer where the out lets are
by Jaythro
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: R1100RT - Engine Cut Out
Replies: 30
Views: 823

Re: R1100RT - Engine Cut Out

Rain Hmm ??? Cracked Coil Ced???

What colour is your Coil??
by Jaythro
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: R1100RS dangerous design fault.
Replies: 11
Views: 332

Re: R1100RS dangerous design fault.

There is a warning "Not to leave the bike idling" in the Owners manuals as damage to fairing lowers may occur
by Jaythro
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: K Series Q&A's
Topic: ABS
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: ABS

with a K1200RS it is normal to keep the ABS "brain" fitted into the wiring loom (but without the hydraulic assembly ) as it interprets signals from the rear ABS sensor ( and can read front if rear signal disappears ) There is no mechanism to turn off the ABS warning except to remove the light blue c...
by Jaythro
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Fork oil weight 1988 R80RT mono
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Fork oil weight 1988 R80RT mono

Yes in deed but its good practice to strip and clean all those bits just to make sure you can! It also allows you to "Properly" clean out all the poo from inside the slider section and reassemble with anti seize grease and inspect and run a tap through threads etc that may well be corroded etc etc e...
by Jaythro
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Fork oil weight 1988 R80RT mono
Replies: 7
Views: 373

Re: Fork oil weight 1988 R80RT mono

Get a set of progressive fork springs and an Alloy top yoke instead of that horrendous cut plate steel The normal Weight oil for them which is very hard to get is 3 w I usually just used 5 w for my customers and had no complaints 10W will make them very stiff and not fluid in movement a 50:50 mix of...
by Jaythro
Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: ABS 2 R1100RT
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: ABS 2 R1100RT

Actually Ced it "could" also be due to the starter motor I have seen "serviceable" batteries cause this fault due to the current draw of a starter motor where the internal gearbox is full of dust and grime The Pinion etc are again covered in clutch dust and take extra energy to spin and of course th...
by Jaythro
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Beachcomber - back from the nearly dead !
Replies: 12
Views: 366

Re: Beachcomber - back from the nearly dead !

Really nice to hear from you Again

I often wondered how you were faring I sent a couple of messages or pms enquiring

Great to see you have enthusiasm again

(Oh and If you do have to go changing seals etc Don;t use those stupid BMW preformed rubbish PLEASE!!!
by Jaythro
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Testing for ULEZ
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Testing for ULEZ

Pre R259 (Oil Cooled engines) did not have any NOx testing

Some of the last of the 1150 versions did

Are you a resident inside the Ultra clean Zone? Or are you a commuter?

Surely there will be an allowance and or a get out for either a resident or a historic vehicle ?
by Jaythro
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Pirhana no more
Replies: 11
Views: 661

Re: Pirhana no more

there are quite a few systems that mount on the alternator nose these days which is a much more accurate method of timing
by Jaythro
Tue Jun 11, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Oughtred P no longer with us
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Re: Oughtred P no longer with us

Peter kindly forwarded this .. From the BMW NE Section On Thursday 6th June Phil Oughtred sadly passed away and we have lost another valued and treasured friend from our section. The arrangements for his funeral are as follows: On Tuesday 18th June at 2:00pm the cortege will be leaving from Phil and...
by Jaythro
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Oughtred P no longer with us
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Oughtred P no longer with us

I spotted this today and thought some of you may have known Phil

Just heard that Phil's funeral will be next Tuesday 18th June 2019 at 2.30pm. There will be a celebration of his life afterwards at Lumley Castle.

If clarification of location is needed I can ask the guy that posted it

RIP Sir
by Jaythro
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Diode Board / Rubber Mount Replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: Diode Board / Rubber Mount Replacement

Damn Sorry to hear about the off If I recall you can "just" about get to those 2 x 8mm nuts with a long skinny extension and an 8 mm socket from a 1/4 drive socket Whereabouts are you ? I may be able to drop by and offer assistance Send me a private message with details rather than in a public forum...
by Jaythro
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: 2006 R1200gsa cut out and would not restart!
Replies: 33
Views: 1535

Re: 2006 R1200gsa cut out and would not restart!

please hang on to the scrap one until we meet up. If I get a chance I would like to see if we can work out how they fail, if we can the club will have a swap out test unit George the water in the "Connection Well" just shorts out the solid state relay and burns it out Probably the the third stupide...
by Jaythro
Wed May 29, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: 2006 R1200gsa cut out and would not restart!
Replies: 33
Views: 1535

Re: 2006 R1200gsa cut out and would not restart!

Hi Guys, That’s me ordered a second hand fpc from James Sherlock, it should be here Thursday/Friday. If you get a length of twin core cable and a fuse holder you can make up the wires that are below the FPC via a fuse connected to your battery and ride the bike home to your own workshop Buy a NEW O...
by Jaythro
Tue May 28, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: 2006 R1200gsa cut out and would not restart!
Replies: 33
Views: 1535

Re: 2006 R1200gsa cut out and would not restart!

Fuel Pump controller The idiots in the design studio put the fecking thing in a well (Why it could not be the highest bit and let water drain away or even get near the circuits is beyond me!!) and it has a small silicone seal to prevent water ingress front Left hand side the fuel tank of the bike as...
by Jaythro
Sat May 25, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: K Series Q&A's
Topic: K75 hesitates
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: K75 hesitates

If you park it up for a long period again Fill the tank (prevents opportunity for condensation to happen ) and you can add stuff called sea foam and run it it for 5 mins until its through the fuel system (others are available ) I just add half a cup full of good quality vegetable oil and give it a g...
by Jaythro
Sun May 19, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: Rear Brake.
Replies: 11
Views: 611

Re: Rear Brake.

Have you a "rubber" rear brake line ?? THere was a change where they fitted braided ones The rubber could split internally and the "Flap" could act as a one way valve keeping the pressure on the calliper side which got worse as the fluid heated and expanded Servo ABS without history ??? Its probably...
by Jaythro
Mon May 13, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Veteran, Vintage & Classic Q&A's (Pre /5)
Topic: 1967 R50/2 Trade
Replies: 15
Views: 1321

Re: 1967 R50/2 Trade

Oil Slingers in the engine need the engine to be dismantled to do proper cleaning etc

But I have not yet worked on one of these
by Jaythro
Mon May 13, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Oilhead (R1100/1150/Cruiser) Q&A's
Topic: iABS Fault Codes.
Replies: 13
Views: 831

Re: iABS Fault Codes.

Its normal for these systems The most common failure is the pressure switch in the rear circuit to fail and you get "Brake pressure rear circuit Too High!" My advice If you have not followed the brake fluid change regime implicitly and it is any other code than a speed sensor?? Bin the servo!! In fa...
by Jaythro
Sun May 05, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Northern Ireland
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: Hello from Northern Ireland

Welcome

Big Place Paul C what bit of our fair wee country / Island are you in ?

I am in Islandmagee near Browns Bay
by Jaythro
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: K&N oil filter - which model?
Replies: 8
Views: 486

Re: K&N oil filter - which model?

Why buy those filters????

Mahle original manufacturer for the BMW Part number OC306 and If you can order an OC 306D you get the crush washers too!

https://catalog.mahle-aftermarket.com/g ... 48#divider

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