2020 December

Oilhead Timing the easy way

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Oilhead Timing the easy waySourced From: advwisdom.com/a/oilhead-timing-the-easy-way/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:36:05 +0000 Timing Adjustment – No Tools Needed Well ok, not really no tools, but only two wrenches. NO electronic tools needed, and NO electrical knowledge. AND no need to remove the fuel tank. Setting the timing uses a ‘feature’ of… read more »

Pennytech side cases w/pics

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Pennytech side cases w/picsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/pennytech-side-cases-w-pics/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:14:19 +0000 Build your own side cases hondo Enthusiast Joined: Aug 2006 Location: Denver, Colorado Posts: 968 I need to get the fixed hinges bent, and need to get to the rivets holding the top of the hinge to the can. So… read more »

KLR LED Tail Light Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR LED Tail Light ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-led-tail-light-mod/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 03:11:57 +0000 KLR650 LED tail light system install and review Enclosed is a step by step procedure for replacing the stock 1157 tail light with a modern, low power consumption, bright LED replacement. I will also supplement the tail light with… read more »

KLR DIY LED Aux Lights

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR DIY LED Aux LightsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-diy-led-aux-lights/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 03:03:58 +0000 Homemade LED Auxiliary Lights for the KLR650 DIY Enclosed are the step by step instructions I used to make custom LED auxiliary/running lights. The intent of the lights are to supplement the KLR650 headlight. The advantages of this lighting… read more »

KLR Alternator Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR Alternator ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-alternator-mod/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:58:24 +0000 Enclosed are step by step detailed instructions for installation, lessons Learned, and review of the new whiz-bang 400 watt Electrosport stator and regulator . Since I’m  way there, I’ll be swapping out my Doo Hicky and cleaning my oil screen also…. read more »

Iron Butt Wisdom

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Iron Butt WisdomSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/iron-butt-wisdom/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:51:12 +0000 Long Distance Riding Wisdom From The Masters. 1. Know your limits and plan your trip around them. If the longest ride you have ever taken is 300 miles in a day, don’t plan a trip with a string of endless five-… read more »

DIY Motorcycle tools

By: AdvWisdomTitle: DIY Motorcycle toolsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/diy-motorcycle-tools/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:49:29 +0000 The wrenches are axle wrenches obviously. I mainly did them for me and buddies with KTM so 32mm & 27mm. But then a bunch of my local buddies wanted them for DR650, DRZ, XRLs, KLR etc. I made whatever people wanted…. read more »

Paralever tool

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Paralever toolSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/paralever-tool/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:46:42 +0000 Paralever Thrust Bearing Adjustment. Just finished doing this job today and saw this thread. Apologies if it’s been covered but a search didn’t throw it up! A couple of weeks back, when cleaning the bike (04 GSA) I did the usual check… read more »

Reducing buffeting BMW GS

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Reducing buffeting BMW GSSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/reducing-buffeting-bmw-gs/Published Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 02:39:48 +0000 Reducing Buffeting and/or Improving Noise, Wind, and Weather Protection on a BMW R1100GS or a R1150GS   http://www.advrider.com/ – April 2002   Many BMW R11GS riders find the performance of the factory windscreen unsatisfactory.  Several replacement windscreens exist and are… read more »

R1150GS Fuel Gauge Repair

By: AdvWisdomTitle: R1150GS Fuel Gauge RepairSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/r1150gs-fuel-gauge-repair/Published Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:33:29 +0000 How To Fix A Sticking Fuel Gauge About 8 months ago my ’03 1150 GSA did stop to show the top fuel bar on the RID even if filled up to the neck. I did not pay much attention because… read more »