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  1. deilenberger I purchased my used with 8,500...

    deilenberger

    I purchased my used with 8,500 miles on her. So I can't vouch for anything like over service with the oil etc. Since I have owned the bike I do not believe I have over serviced the...
  2. cjack I thought as you did about the clutch...

    cjack

    I thought as you did about the clutch micro-switch. Then the tech at the local dealer explained to me how the switch should work. Not fully believing him I doubled checked in my repair...
  3. Allow me to disagree with you. First, over the...

    Allow me to disagree with you.
    First, over the past two years and fifteen thousand miles my bike has stalled exactly six times. The condition of the stall was exactly the same during each...
  4. Today will be my final reply to this stalling...

    Today will be my final reply to this stalling issue.
    I rode 250 miles today checking out my bike and seeing if the issue returns. I am happy to say it did not return even though I tried to get it to...
  5. Hey Billy Replacing the micro-switch I consider...

    Hey Billy
    Replacing the micro-switch I consider a repair and cleaning the throttle bodies is more of a service item, since I only removed the sludge. The clamps are collateral damage. Yes, their is...
  6. Okay clamps installed, non-ethanol gas in the...

    Okay clamps installed, non-ethanol gas in the tank, clutch micro-switch installed and adjusted. Tomorrow I will take a ride and check out the stalling issue. If it doesn't rear its ugly head then...
  7. Current Status: Today I received my new oetiker...

    Current Status:
    Today I received my new oetiker screw clamps from Aircraft Spruce & Specialty. I had to move them around to make sure the fit and clearance were proper. Only issue I had was one set...
  8. I spent hours looking for pliers that would work....

    I spent hours looking for pliers that would work. I will be going to NAPA this week.
    As for the GS911. The one that I borrow from a fellow GS'er is on his bike which is on the way to the rally. ...
  9. Because of my stalling problem the tech asked me...

    Because of my stalling problem the tech asked me why didn't I pull in the clutch and re-start my bike. My answer was I tried but the starter would not ingauge until she was in neutral. He said my...
  10. Well at the dealer today trying to see if...

    Well at the dealer today trying to see if replacement clamps are available. Seems parts are only available on Thursdays. Note to self: find dealer which has parts available other days of the week....
  11. Hey Billy You very well may be right. I pulled...

    Hey Billy
    You very well may be right. I pulled the Throttle Bodies tonight and looked inside. They were pretty bad and it looked like a BP oil spill in there. I cleaned them out. however the oetiker...
  12. Why I believe fuel isn't the issue. 1. It only...

    Why I believe fuel isn't the issue.
    1. It only happens once after I have been riding for awhile and goes away. (The same fuel is still in the tank)
    2. It usually shows up when the outside temps are...
  13. Okay here's an update: found non-ethanol gas...

    Okay here's an update:
    found non-ethanol gas and filled up. 75 miles home from fill up no issues. The evening temps were 75 to 83 degrees.
    I really do not believe the issue is the fuel...
  14. Adjusted valves with in the last month. Also...

    Adjusted valves with in the last month.
    Also used a GS911 to lock out the idle actuators during sync. No adjustments made.
    Scott D.
  15. I refuel every two weeks or so. Sometimes once a...

    I refuel every two weeks or so. Sometimes once a week depending on my work schedule. I have found a website which gives the location of non-ethanol gas stations for every state so I will give it a...
  16. Hmmmm......Could be the issue. However, My bike...

    Hmmmm......Could be the issue. However, My bike is ridden just about every week with some exceptions.

    The issue always shows up after the bike has been ridden for a bit ,never in the beginning of...
  17. 2009 R1200GSA innermittent stalling when coasting to a stop.

    Hey Guys I need your input on a possible issue with my GSA.

    Here is what happens:
    During a ride when I coast to a stop, I pull in my clutch lever and coast to the stop while down shifting and...
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    Duane, My 09 GSA also gave me the same problem...

    Duane,
    My 09 GSA also gave me the same problem during my annual trip to Colorado the first week of September. The nightly temps would drop down to the thirties at night and cold starts in the...
  19. Thread: New Seat?

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    Okay, My weight is about the same + or - 10lbs...

    Okay, My weight is about the same + or - 10lbs since I purchased Miss Behavin' I have ridden bicycles for years so I tried those tight biking shorts under my riding jeans (ICON) which fit very...
  20. Thread: New Seat?

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    Hey Jim Thanks for walking point man on this...

    Hey Jim
    Thanks for walking point man on this one. I have pondered the beads and the added cushion. I have a sheepskin cover right now( Alaska Leather ) But it seems to move around on my seat....
  21. Thread: New Seat?

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    New Seat?

    Hey Guys and Gals
    I already know that I will recieve much flack about my question however, I really need to know what my options are in this matter. So if this question is really dumb please excuse...
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    Sticky: Its in the process! Just gotta find the right pin...

    Its in the process! Just gotta find the right pin up girl.
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    Sticky: Miss Behavin'

    Here is a shot of my 2000 R1100RT who I call "Miss Behavin' "
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    Being in aviation I have earplugs available to...

    Being in aviation I have earplugs available to use however, when I use them the little stems become irritating after a few hours riding and the foam ones fall out. I usually do not wear earplugs but...
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    well here is the final answer: Thank you for the...

    well here is the final answer: Thank you for the many suggestions on how to know if my clutch is worn out. Just so you know I thought the noise I heard when shifting was normal. However, because of...
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