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TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby BMWGirl » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:47 am

There will be a tech session held AFTER the meeting at Battleys.

Please keep in mind that there are only a few hours left so please keep your maintainence to the basic minimums - oil changes, fd fluid change, tires, etc....

Battley Techs are NOT allowed to work on your bike but 1 or 2 will be floating around if you have questions. :D

The use of the lifts will be available and I believe some tools. It's a great place to do work, so I hope you come by!! :mrgreen:
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby ela » Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:15 pm

Hello All,
If anyone coming to the tech day has any experience with clutch switch adjustment on a 12 gs I would love their guidance this Sunday. The bike will no longer start in gear and my hope is that this is the problem. This link http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthre ... and+switch , details the work needed (IF that is the issue!) and it doesn't look too tough, I just thought if someone had done it before I would wait and tackle it at Battleys with expertise near by!

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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby Maria V » Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:01 pm

I have a short list that includes some accesories that I just haven't gotten around to...winter in a detached unheated garage is NOT the time to do these things! Nothing too complicated, just looking forward to a warm well-lit area. :D

The store and shop closes promptly at 4pm. All your loose parts should be accounted for and reattached. :lol:
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby Chiba » Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:43 pm

I plan on doing an oil change, trans oil & maybe even the FD. If I get through all that I *may* flush my brake fluid if I can get some help - I've never done it before. Of course, I think the tank has to come off, so I may not do that after all; I'm planning on rebuilding my calipers in the near future (or having them rebuilt, depending on time & motivation), so I might just wait for that to do the brake fluid.
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby eap » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:33 pm

I migh have have a few things to do before my first SS1000 attempt later this month. Noticed some cracks in the plastic wireing harness that I want to fix/patch, top off break fluid after a leaky banjo bolt, maybe oil and filter...
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby ERC Scott » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:16 pm

Brake fluid flush for me :D Scott
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby bdimon » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:55 am

Brake Fluid flush seems to be popular. That and brake pads are my plan too. I assume the club's GS-911 will be there. Apparently after bleeding the power brakes on my 2005 R1200RT, I should have he computer test for maximum pressure. Did not do that before.
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby Maria V » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:04 am

Paging Tech Chair Tina: Will the GS911 be present?
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby BMWGirl » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:54 am

YES - the GS911 will be there - I'll send it with Wes! (is that okay?) :mrgreen:
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby Maria V » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:37 am

That is perfect - just was not aware of arrangements. Thanks for having a plan!
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby timtimtim2000 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:24 am

I'll be there. Can someone bring a TwinMax? I need to synch my throttle bodies.
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby bdimon » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:41 am

timtimtim2000 wrote:I'll be there. Can someone bring a TwinMax? I need to synch my throttle bodies.

I'm about 80% sure I'll be there. I'll bring my TwinMax if I can make it. If not, I could loan it to somebody in NoVA to take there.
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby eap » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:04 pm

bdimon wrote:
timtimtim2000 wrote:I'll be there. Can someone bring a TwinMax? I need to synch my throttle bodies.

I'm about 80% sure I'll be there. I'll bring my TwinMax if I can make it. If not, I could loan it to somebody in NoVA to take there.


Me too (80%) and will bring my Harmonizer I got from JVB. It's like a TwinMax, but it's not...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCDLUktfB6c
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby shelion » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:44 pm

I may or may not be installing some h/b risers. You would think it would be pretty straightforward but it may involve reversing a brake line. Even so, I 'd like to try to get it done.
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Re: TECH DAY THIS SUNDAY 4/14

Postby ERC Scott » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:01 pm

bdimon wrote:Brake Fluid flush seems to be popular.


I was speaking with a tech friend and he mentioned there are a lot of bikes that NEVER get the brake fluid changed, unless the tech explains the fluid isn't supposed to look like chai :lol: Scott
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