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Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   14-May-2019, 03:19 PM (846)
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Posted By Crawgator
Yep I have the inserts! I can see what you mean...

Yep I have the inserts! I can see what you mean about raising your foot. I guess I am starting to get used to the way the rear brake works after several hundred miles! I do use the front brake 90% of...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   28-Apr-2019, 05:41 PM (945)
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Posted By Crawgator
Yep! 2.5mm. I am pretty much convinced this is...

Yep! 2.5mm. I am pretty much convinced this is the way it is supposed to be. Based on input from various sources who state theirs is the same way. Final confirmation will be in a few days when I go...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   26-Apr-2019, 09:22 AM (599)
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Views: 714
Posted By Crawgator
I bled the brake circuit and rear caliper 3 more...

I bled the brake circuit and rear caliper 3 more times. Not a bubble to be found. Took for a ride. Still works the same way. I think that is how its designed. Give you a bit of pedal travel with...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   24-Apr-2019, 08:44 AM (572)
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Views: 714
Posted By Crawgator
Yes sir you are correct! Another thing I have...

Yes sir you are correct! Another thing I have noticed after I did a test in the garage. Key on but engine off, I get a whine from servo as soon as the contact point is broke on the sensor for the...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   23-Apr-2019, 01:42 PM (779)
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By Crawgator
Question 05 rear brake issue question.

How far should I have to push down on rear brake pedal to get any noticeable braking? I can get the servo to kick in and actually lock the rear up on gravel but itís about 3/4 thru the full foot...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   21-Apr-2019, 07:47 PM (032)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Finally had time to work on bike this weekend. I...

Finally had time to work on bike this weekend. I pulled brake calipers and removed pads and checked. Plenty of meat left in all of them. They hardly look worn. I cleaned calipers and the pins with...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   17-Apr-2019, 07:45 PM (031)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
:grin2::laugh2::laugh2: Laissez les bon temps...

:grin2::laugh2::laugh2: Laissez les bon temps rouler! My family is from around Plaquemine and Plaquemines Parish! I like not far from there now. :D
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   17-Apr-2019, 06:49 PM (992)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
This 05 has a float. I just got home a few...

This 05 has a float. I just got home a few minutes ago. Last time I cranked was around 10 am today. I turned on, let it cycle thru and hit the starter. It started right up with a bit of a stumble on...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   17-Apr-2019, 12:00 PM (708)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Thanks! Both of the front calipers have bleeders...

Thanks! Both of the front calipers have bleeders so good to go there. How much fluid did you use in changing? I have one pint but Jim's vids say 2 so I plan to pick up another pint today.
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   17-Apr-2019, 11:16 AM (678)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Thanks! What size tubing did you use to go over...

Thanks! What size tubing did you use to go over the bleed nipples on calipers and for the modules under the gas tank? Will 1/4Ē work?
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   16-Apr-2019, 06:57 PM (998)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Took her for a few laps around the neighborhood....

Took her for a few laps around the neighborhood. Runs good and strong everything works except rear brake is soft. Next on agenda is a full brake bleed.
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   16-Apr-2019, 04:50 PM (909)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Thanks! I'll have to do a bit of investigating. I...

Thanks! I'll have to do a bit of investigating. I only replace the fuel pump motor but I got a lot of flow thru it when I purged the gas lines. I pulled the injectors from the lines and put a mason...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   16-Apr-2019, 10:01 AM (625)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Sat for over a year. I think it just needs to be...

Sat for over a year. I think it just needs to be run a bit. I have flushed and cleaned the entire system. Itís hard to hear the pump but I would say it cycles for a few seconds after key is turned on.
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   16-Apr-2019, 09:01 AM (584)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
HAHA! :grin2::wink2: So far so good. It is still...

HAHA! :grin2::wink2: So far so good. It is still a bit hesitant to start. I have started it 4 times now and the best way seems to be to turn key on, wait for everything to cycle thru and hit the...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   16-Apr-2019, 08:58 AM (582)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Glad you found a ride you like! FYI, if you ever...

Glad you found a ride you like! FYI, if you ever need ABS module repairs you can have that done at Module Masters now for around $350. They take your old unit and rebuild like new for a fraction of...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Apr-2019, 08:58 PM (082)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
All fluids changed. I changed FD tonight. Fluid...

All fluids changed. I changed FD tonight. Fluid looked like new. Splines were bone dry though. Evidence of some white grease paste on rubber boot but not much grease residue on splines. I used...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Apr-2019, 03:26 PM (851)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Thumbs up It lives!!!

I found a socket that would fit the plugs. Replaced all 4. I checked all 4 coils and good spark at each one. Hooked GS911 in and no faults. Hit the starter and after 8 or so cycles nothing. I could...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Apr-2019, 10:30 AM (645)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
I pulled top right coil and put a new spark plug...

I pulled top right coil and put a new spark plug in. Grounded against cylinder. Itís getting good spark. Iíll try the rest this afternoon. If those are good could it be the fuel pump controller? Is...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   15-Apr-2019, 08:32 AM (564)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Gotcha. So it wonít fire. It cranks but no fire....

Gotcha. So it wonít fire. It cranks but no fire. Key in, push starter button, starter works, bike turns over normally, injectors squirt fuel, but it appears no spark at plugs. It did catch a few...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   14-Apr-2019, 10:05 PM (128)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Thanks. I'd want to test the coils first before...

Thanks. I'd want to test the coils first before ordering. Just need to figure out how. There are 4 on the GS from that I can tell. 2 straight and 2 angled. I can't see how all 4 would fail at once!...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   14-Apr-2019, 09:15 PM (094)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Getting fuel but still no crank.

New fuel pump motor installed. Injectors cleaned, tank cleaned and lines flushed. Fuel pump code cleared us GS 911 tool. Bike is on center stand and side stand is up. Still won't crank. I verified I...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   08-Apr-2019, 05:28 PM (936)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Thanks! I have items coming from them to do all...

Thanks! I have items coming from them to do all the fluid changes and a few of their tools as well. I saw that motor. I also saw this one....
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   07-Apr-2019, 05:34 PM (940)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
Update on motor. It's been soaking in 50/50 mix...

Update on motor. It's been soaking in 50/50 mix of mineral spirits and ATF fluid for almost 2 days. Ive rapped it a few times with rubber mallet and tried bumping it forward and reverse. Nothing. I...
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   07-Apr-2019, 05:30 PM (937)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
I have heard of some getting an entire new...

I have heard of some getting an entire new assembly. From what my dealer tells me the majority are not cracked severe enough to warrant replacement. They get the metal collar around the fuel flange....
Forum: Maintenance and Modifications   07-Apr-2019, 10:24 AM (642)
Replies: 58
Views: 2,759
Posted By Crawgator
It has a float. Not sure about clutch splines but...

It has a float. Not sure about clutch splines but I am going to grease both driveshaft splines.


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