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Forum: Volvo Technical Forum 07-05-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By Dana in Philly
C30 Manual Clutch Hydraulics Question

Doesn't seem to be a very active forum here, but I'll give this a try: anybody know where the hydraulic clutch on a C30's manual transmission gets its fluid? Is it pulling it from the brake master...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-16-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dana in Philly
I only use the rear brake if I'm stopped on hills.

I only use the rear brake if I'm stopped on hills.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-15-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dana in Philly
Yeah, Chris, I guess I got my 18 years of work...

Yeah, Chris, I guess I got my 18 years of work outta those hoses. Worth every penny!

If it ain't broke....

:)
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-14-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dana in Philly
The Spiegler kit for the rear line included just...

The Spiegler kit for the rear line included just the hose from that hard pipe to the caliper (and some crush washers and adjustment bits). It didn't include replacements for the other fiddly bits.
...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-14-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dana in Philly
Gotta get a small wire brush, then I can tackle...

Gotta get a small wire brush, then I can tackle that rust on the rear master cylinder bracket.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-14-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dana in Philly
But, after a few hours of messing with effin'...

But, after a few hours of messing with effin' hoses -- gawd I hate messin' with hoses -- so fidgety -- and refilling and bleeding, it looks pretty good.
...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-14-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By Dana in Philly
Hoses Are My Kryptonite

The rear brake on my -- let's face it, 18 year old -- R1100S felt mushy last week. Gotta bleed it, I thought.

Oh, no. Not so fast.

Inspected the line, and there was a pinhole leak just...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-06-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,910
Posted By Dana in Philly
Laced footwear on a motorcycle. You're a brave...

Laced footwear on a motorcycle. You're a brave man.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-06-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,839
Posted By Dana in Philly
What's that doodad on your left case? Is the left...

What's that doodad on your left case? Is the left case a gas can?

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Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 09-15-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,754
Posted By Dana in Philly
+1. Anton replaced the input shaft in my...

+1. Anton replaced the input shaft in my transmission as well recently. Great service!
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 08-14-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,246
Posted By Dana in Philly
Plenty of threads here on the forum, and more...

Plenty of threads here on the forum, and more importantly, help from others who've done it, to guide you through the disassembly, repair and reassembly, should you choose to fix it. It's not that...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-19-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,340
Posted By Dana in Philly
How many miles on it? Oh and sorry if it...

How many miles on it?

Oh and sorry if it seemed like I was harshing on you about the curves. Didn't mean to imply that you were inexperienced. I likely shouldn't be on the net before the coffee is...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-19-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,340
Posted By Dana in Philly
I'm also wondering where your upper body is...

I'm also wondering where your upper body is during those curves. Nick goes over this in the book, but practice dropping your inside shoulder a little to get your body leaning into the curve. Make...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-19-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,340
Posted By Dana in Philly
Why are you "getting off the throttle" in a...

Why are you "getting off the throttle" in a curve? Before you enter the curve, you should set yourself up with the proper transmission and throttle setting, preferably in the meat of the torque, to...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-18-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,168
Posted By Dana in Philly
Whoa. You sure did. Mice?

Whoa. You sure did.

Mice?
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-18-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,934
Posted By Dana in Philly
I think it's effin' gorgeous. Also, the...

I think it's effin' gorgeous. Also, the workstation, with the screen and instruments, when you're on it, is also way Teutonic cool. Don't lug it around at 3,500. Make sure you rev it up.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-18-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,934
Posted By Dana in Philly
Man, I stopped taking BMWs off the center stand...

Man, I stopped taking BMWs off the center stand while standing beside 'em, after having my K75S do that. Cracked the belly pan.

Ever since, I've just hopped on the bike, planted a foot or two on...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-17-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,934
Posted By Dana in Philly
They had a reputation for being hot, and BMW...

They had a reputation for being hot, and BMW packed some insulating pieces under the fairing ahead of the leg areas to try and block some of that. Also watch for cracking in the front fender.

And...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-19-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,423
Posted By Dana in Philly
Sister -- but you're welcome!

Sister -- but you're welcome!
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-18-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,423
Posted By Dana in Philly
You have the service manual? It's useful for this...

You have the service manual? It's useful for this kinda stuff:

OK5BMW_R1100S_Repair_Manual (http://www.mediafire.com/file/xmvkmdphultr7cr/OK5BMW_R1100S_Repair_Manual.pdf)
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-18-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,558
Posted By Dana in Philly
Sure was fun messing with the multimeter though;...

Sure was fun messing with the multimeter though; and ultimately, by making the connection with its lead, it revealed the problem to tm1100s, who then clued me in. So: all good, and you guys are an...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-18-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,478
Posted By Dana in Philly
Let me apologize to you Canadians for what's...

Let me apologize to you Canadians for what's going on currently. With both our executive and legislative branches of government in the hands of the president's party, there's not much many of us...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-17-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,558
Posted By Dana in Philly
Some emory cloth did the trick on mine. Just a...

Some emory cloth did the trick on mine. Just a little dirty, I guess. Happy it was something stupid simple in the end.

Took the bike out this morning for an early morning run, before coffee. She's...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-16-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,558
Posted By Dana in Philly
Hah hah hah! That DID it!!!! Started right up....

Hah hah hah! That DID it!!!! Started right up. Hah hah hah!
...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-16-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,558
Posted By Dana in Philly
OK, gonna hit the cable ends, also the starter...

OK, gonna hit the cable ends, also the starter cable end while I'm at it, with some emory cloth, and reconnect. Will report shortly.
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