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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 »

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 »

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 »

R12GS Final Drive Fluid Change

By: AdvWisdomTitle: R12GS Final Drive Fluid ChangeSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/r12gs-final-drive-fluid-change/Published Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:21:26 +0000 Photo instructions on changing the R12GS final drive oil After removing the rear wheel, remove the bolt that holds the ABS sensor, then pull the sensor out of the FD housing. A little twisting motion helps, as the O-ring… read more »

Tire Changing Thread

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Tire Changing ThreadSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/tire-changing-thread/Published Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 22:58:42 +0000 Neduro’s Tire Changing Class I debated on where to put this, and decided on Thumpers as we probably change our tires the most in here. Maybe it belongs in “The perfect line” but I’ve never been in there, and it seems… read more »

GS throttle cable swap

By: AdvWisdomTitle: GS throttle cable swapSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/gs-throttle-cable-swap/Published Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:50:22 +0000 So today I swap my throttle cables. I pick up the new cables at lunchtime from Portland BMW… …there are 4 cables and a splitter box. A main throttle cable leads from the twist grip to the splitter box, then… read more »

GS heated grip replacement

By: AdvWisdomTitle: GS heated grip replacementSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/gs-heated-grip-replacement/Published Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:34:31 +0000 Replacing Heated Grip rubbers… After 92k miles, the rubber grips on my 2002 GS Adv are looking pretty worn… …so, inspired by Steve Currell, from GSClubUK, I decided to swap the rubbers, whilst leaving the heating elements in place. Unlike… read more »

GS Clutch Flush w/pics

By: AdvWisdomTitle: GS Clutch Flush w/picsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/gs-clutch-flush-w-pics/Published Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:15:54 +0000 04 R1150GS Hydraulic Clutch Flush I thought this might be useful to some… On the hydrolic clutch circuit, the master cylinder is located at the clutch lever and the slave cylinder is located on the transmission housing. As hose runs… read more »