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Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-04-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By hellfishtat
I know. I meant they are both yellow(ish). I...

I know. I meant they are both yellow(ish). I actually like the Mandarin color of my R1100S better than the "Shine Yellow" of the R1200S. My brother thought the R1100S was more "school bus orange"...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 10-04-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By hellfishtat
Shoot. If I was closer I'd buy it. Sargent...

Shoot. If I was closer I'd buy it. Sargent seat, staintune, panniers...that would be a nice ride, plus, it's the same color as my old R1200S. Mandarin it the best
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 09-23-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,492
Posted By hellfishtat
I can't remember who gave me this advise when I...

I can't remember who gave me this advise when I owned my R1100s, and I'm paraphrasing his suggestion...

Just ride it. If it breaks, fix it. Spend less time reading the naysayers and enjoy it.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 09-18-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,642
Posted By hellfishtat
I’m about to embark on my 2019 tour de Cali....

I’m about to embark on my 2019 tour de Cali. (https://goo.gl/maps/2nrHTVEf1Eov6oQ1A)

That's a nice loop. My in-laws live in the Central Valley and have a cabin in Long Barn (off CA-108), my wife...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 09-15-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,642
Posted By hellfishtat
That does suck. It has bee a few years since...

That does suck. It has bee a few years since I’ve been stranded, and never that far away. Hopefully will be a quick/easy fix.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 07-03-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,272
Posted By hellfishtat
Update. R1200s now sitting just north of 36k. ...

Update. R1200s now sitting just north of 36k. Ashamed I only put 2k on it I got 5 months, and those were the good months too. Sitting here after work and the temp is 97. Like riding in a blow dryer
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-29-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,005
Posted By hellfishtat
Yep that happened to mine last year. Either fix...

Yep that happened to mine last year. Either fix it yourself or take it to an independent shop. I talked to the guy from the BMW dealer and he said the wouldn’t just fix it, but have to replace that...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-24-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,451
Posted By hellfishtat
I assume you mean find TDC for that cylinder,...

I assume you mean find TDC for that cylinder, re-gap all the valves, tighten everything down to the 8nm specification, slap the valve covers, sparkplugs, stick coils back on and ride it? yes.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-24-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,451
Posted By hellfishtat
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Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-21-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,451
Posted By hellfishtat
R1200S 3rd time in 4yrs valve adjuster lock nut

About 18 months after I bought my R1200s I noticed a prounced knock in my bike. I took it the the BMW dealer and they said one of the lock nuts on the valve adjusters had backed off and was loose...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-07-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,626
Posted By hellfishtat
I'm going to pony up the funds and send it back...

I'm going to pony up the funds and send it back to the address it shipped from.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-05-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,626
Posted By hellfishtat
I'll look tomorrow. It's still setting on my...

I'll look tomorrow. It's still setting on my desk at work.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-05-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,626
Posted By hellfishtat
Nope, I paid through Paypal and he got his...

Nope,

I paid through Paypal and he got his money. I tried to contact him through eBay, but since his account is no longer active, I have no idea if he got the message. eBay told me that he did...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 06-04-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,626
Posted By hellfishtat
Bizarre eBay purchase (?)

I went on eBay looking to see if I could find a left over, new, Shoei Neotec 2XL to replace my 6 year old Neotec.

I searched and made sure to select "USA Only". One came up. White, 2XL, New in...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 05-18-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,699
Posted By hellfishtat
I wouldn't ride it. Safety first. Get it fixed,...

I wouldn't ride it. Safety first. Get it fixed, then ride it. Suspension is pretty important.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 05-05-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,771
Posted By hellfishtat
I do not. I searched ADVRider too,. There were...

I do not. I searched ADVRider too,. There were several posts there on GS’s with that error code and bad turn signal bulbs. Both of mine work, but I thought I’d give them a good cleaning and hope...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 05-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,771
Posted By hellfishtat
R1200S "lampr" warning

This has happened to me twice in the 4yrs I've owned it. After turning the bike off, and then restarting, it goes away.

I'm assuming this is for the rear LED running/brake light.

Has anyone...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 04-24-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By hellfishtat
Well screw paying for LED's then. Thanks Phil

Well screw paying for LED's then.

Thanks Phil
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 04-23-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By hellfishtat
The Sylvania H7 I replaced them with today say...

The Sylvania H7 I replaced them with today say they average 85hrs of life. Enough for a "normal car" to last for 1 year.
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 04-23-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By hellfishtat
H7 Bulbs

I did search, I swear....

I'm tired of having to replace the low beam in my R1200S every 9 months. Beside what I can buy at an autoparts store, is there a good (bright), longer lasting bulb than...
Forum: BMW R1100S / R1200S Tech Forum 04-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,789
Posted By hellfishtat
I signed up for the 14 day free trial at...

I signed up for the 14 day free trial at Motortrend just to watch it. Hilarious! I hate their stuff is now behind a paywall. Ari and Zack are great
Forum: R1100S Bikes and Parts For Sale 03-11-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By hellfishtat
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Forum: R1100S Bikes and Parts For Sale 03-10-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By hellfishtat
I have my heart set on a K1300s. More favorable...

I have my heart set on a K1300s. More favorable ergonomics and a little more hp.
Forum: R1100S Bikes and Parts For Sale 03-08-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By hellfishtat
No longer for sale. I can't find a bike I want...

No longer for sale. I can't find a bike I want more that the R1200s
Forum: R1100S Bikes and Parts For Sale 03-07-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By hellfishtat
R1200S for sale

No longer for sale. I can't find a bike I want more that the R1200s
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