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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 »

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 »

Husqvarna 701 LR Specs

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Husqvarna 701 LR SpecsSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/husqvarna-701-lr-specs/Published Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:03:55 +0000 Extremely well-balanced and delivering impressive agility and handling, the 701 Enduro LR comes fitted with fully adjustable 48 mm WP XPLOR upside-down forks and a WP XPLOR rear shock, offering 250 mm of wheel travel and excellent all-terrain capabilities. The… read more »

KLR Subframe Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: KLR Subframe ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/klr-subframe-mod/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 01:13:39 +0000 KLR650 Subframe drill thru step by step walkthru Enclosed is a step-by-step process for the replacement of the stock KLR650 �sub-frame� fasteners. 2x kits are available. I did not know both kits accomplish the same task, so I ordered both. One… read more »

LC4 Water Pump Rebuild

By: AdvWisdomTitle: LC4 Water Pump RebuildSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/lc4-water-pump-rebuild/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 01:01:41 +0000 Rebuilding the LC4 Mechanical Water Pump THE PROBLEM If your water pump is leaking coolant into your engine, it�s time to replace your water pump seal and bearings right away. Coolant is corrosive to various internal parts of an engine,… read more »

Oilhead Fork Seal Replacement

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Oilhead Fork Seal ReplacementSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/oilhead-fork-seal-replacement/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:52:37 +0000 Replacing Fork Seal (oilhead) I’ve busted another (it’s the 2.nd in 4 months) fork seal and I intend to replace it myself. I’ve searched the wisdom here and it looks simple. Just to make sure, can the wrench gods confirm… read more »

Oilhead Starter Mod

By: AdvWisdomTitle: Oilhead Starter ModSourced From: advwisdom.com/a/oilhead-starter-mod/Published Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:41:11 +0000 Retrofitting Jump Starting Post to Oilheads Hi everyone. I just added a positive battery jumper post to my 1999 R1100S. I wrote up a brief “how to” for the R1100S board, but those of you with pre-2004 GS’s or other R… read more »