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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #60 on: August 20, 2014, 08:58:36 am »
 :sip:

and to think it all started with a moerse hammer  :biggrin:

nice job though  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #61 on: August 20, 2014, 11:54:56 am »

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don't feel bad boet........... fortunately I remember Ruan telling me about this when I bought my bike in 2009 ..... however if it wasn't for google - I'd have been lost a long time ago in an assylum!
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no worries i did know that it wasn't the battery bracket and i had bolted my intercom system to it  :thumleft:
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #62 on: August 20, 2014, 12:21:11 pm »
:sip:

and to think it all started with a moerse hammer  :biggrin:

nice job though  :thumleft:

Hey that's a mallet!!!... :laughing4:

Thanks for the info and the laughs guys. Ya there is another stainless bracket/strap which straps on from the bottom of the battery that I don't see in Goose's pic.
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #63 on: August 20, 2014, 02:54:58 pm »
Small problem .... small hammer

Big problem ..... big hammer  :ricky:
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #64 on: August 20, 2014, 03:06:41 pm »
As jy dit nie met 'n hammer kan fix nie is dit 'n elektriese fout.  :imaposer:

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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #65 on: August 20, 2014, 11:04:18 pm »
As jy dit nie met 'n hammer kan fix nie is dit 'n elektriese fout.  :imaposer:

Ek moet hierdie een onthou.

Daar is n ou by my werk wat so is...............broer hy maak enige ding "reg" met n hammer.  :xxbah:
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #66 on: August 21, 2014, 12:13:47 pm »
Got some of the electrics back in this morning. Discovered that I forgot to put the alternator cover back on...FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF. Please tell me its ok to run without it. I don't see chance to pull all that sh1t off again.. :'(

Also got the rusty springs back from powder coating.

Why yellow............just because... >:D Tomorrow assemble shocks , get the suspension in, get the final drive and brakes on.

Weekend get handlebars and tank etc on then wait patiently for the pistons and conrod bolts to arrive.
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #67 on: August 21, 2014, 09:50:49 pm »
Don't forget to put the alternator cover back on. Big kak if you ride without it.  :biggrin:
« Last Edit: August 21, 2014, 09:54:23 pm by ratrap »
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #68 on: August 21, 2014, 10:35:18 pm »
Don't forget to put the alternator cover back on. Big kak if you ride without it.  :biggrin:

Yes sir.......Will pull all the goodies off again and put it on. What can actually happen though? Alternator seize or something like that??
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Re: Re: Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #69 on: August 22, 2014, 08:23:06 am »
Don't forget to put the alternator cover back on. Big kak if you ride without it.  :biggrin:

Yes sir.......Will pull all the goodies off again and put it on. What can actually happen though? Alternator seize or something like that??
Dirt and water ingress but I guess nothing really.

Better to fit it now. You know it will bother you to the point of going stir crazy within the first 1000km
 

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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #70 on: August 22, 2014, 09:51:12 am »
Don't forget to put the alternator cover back on. Big kak if you ride without it.  :biggrin:

Ratrap.....................I bet you didn't get that name for nothing boet! ;D I think you knew where this was heading  :imaposer:

I feel like a total d&^%$#s. :-[ Please find below a pic of my "alternator cover" For the life of me I couldn't figure out where this bloody thing goes but now I know and I wont forget it either.
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #71 on: August 22, 2014, 09:55:12 am »
 Ok so this morning it was shocks assembled and suspension in. Another balls up...I managed to break the plastic cover for the rear shock.. :eek7:...eish.
Will try get the FD and brakes on as well...still early.
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #72 on: August 22, 2014, 10:26:32 am »
Don't forget to put the alternator cover back on. Big kak if you ride without it.  :biggrin:

Ratrap.....................I bet you didn't get that name for nothing boet! ;D I think you knew where this was heading  :imaposer:

I feel like a total d&^%$#s. :-[ Please find below a pic of my "alternator cover" For the life of me I couldn't figure out where this bloody thing goes but now I know and I wont forget it either.
Ian that black cover goes ontop of your tank where the fuelpump goes in.
Left side of bike. It just pops onto the tank.
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #73 on: August 24, 2014, 03:35:12 pm »
Tomorrow I pick up the pistons from Cape mail. Got the big end bolts yesterday from bmw Stellenbosch. Will make up new small end bushes tomorrow night and Tuesday hopefully I can start putting the pistons and barrels on.

Can anyone tell me where these rubbers go.......something else I did not photograph and forgot.. :-\
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #74 on: August 24, 2014, 03:40:45 pm »
Somewhere where there is a lot of dust and one cannot get in to wash.
Dash somewhere?
Will have a look on my bike.
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #75 on: August 24, 2014, 03:49:08 pm »
Isn i have just now looked everywhere on my bike that is open for the eye to see and could not
find them. My guess is behind the cover for the alternator. That is why it is curved and has that groove in them.
Just my guess.
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« Reply #76 on: August 24, 2014, 03:58:56 pm »
Enter that numer into Google without the 03 at the back.
 

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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #77 on: August 24, 2014, 04:08:45 pm »
Will do thanks guys.

BobNob you genius......They are from the filler cap......Something else that wont bother me now.
« Last Edit: August 24, 2014, 04:12:42 pm by Ianbeen »
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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #78 on: August 24, 2014, 04:11:37 pm »
The go around the filler cap somewhere, will see if I can find a photo.
 

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Re: Ian Been's GS 1200 Rebuild Fred
« Reply #79 on: August 24, 2014, 04:13:34 pm »
The go around the filler cap somewhere, will see if I can find a photo.

Thanks Garfield.....Got it aleady. Google is our friend... >:D
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