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    Clutch spline measurement

    I tried to measure the clutch hub spline movement but the transmission input shaft kept moving. I solved this by tying off the input shaft with a piece of solid electrical wire.

    1. Fish a wire...
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    RXCRIDER AND ALL Made it home "OK". Pulled the...

    RXCRIDER AND ALL

    Made it home "OK". Pulled the starter and am trying to verfy the clutch spline play.

    Thanks again for all the good advice.
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    rxcrider I can pull the starter if I can use...

    rxcrider

    I can pull the starter if I can use the tool kit for the bike, but do not know what to look for. Can you give me an idea?? I appreciate your offer. I was planning using BMW anonymous and...
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    Checked the trans fluid, clean as the day it when...

    Checked the trans fluid, clean as the day it when in and no metal shavings from bearings.

    When I test drove the bike I did hear a louder than normal wine and but the bike shifted smoothly.

    My...
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    rxcrider clutch engaged = lever released...

    rxcrider

    clutch engaged = lever released
    Rattle when stopped must have when bike was in neutral with clutch engaged as when clutch disengaged never any noise.
    Bike has 54,000 miles. Never lubed...
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    2004 r1150rt clutch rattle

    On the road 1,000 miles from home. Riding around town I noticed a clacking sound when stopped. Put the bike on center stand started it up in neutral and it was quite. Operated the clutch a few times...
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    You might want to take a second look at the...

    You might want to take a second look at the carbs. Be sure you chech the starting jet in the fuel bowl. The jet is located down in the well that the sphen (sp) tube fits into.
  8. OM, Get ready to give me a dope slap!!!. Why...

    OM,

    Get ready to give me a dope slap!!!. Why running rich?? I'll try running it without the air cleaner. Runs like a clock. Dirty filter, no it looks clean. Try it with the air cleaner in. Bike...
  9. Omega Man, I was thinking to lower the needle...

    Omega Man,

    I was thinking to lower the needle as it might be rich at idle. This type of carb has a spring to push the slide down and has a idle adjust screw to limit the downward travel, the...
  10. Bike surging at full throttle and high speed

    Hello to my fellow Beamer riders,

    I restored a Honda 1981 Honda C70 a while back and I am having problems. I moved the bike to Albuquerque and installed a high altitude jet. The bike starts and...
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    Chip, I took mine apart on my 1975 R90/6. I...

    Chip,

    I took mine apart on my 1975 R90/6. I too had a hard time removing the top section. As I recall you have to place the high-low beam in the full up position and the bend the housing slightly...
  12. Thread: sourcing wire

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    Rog, Try www.britishwiring.com. They sell all...

    Rog,

    Try www.britishwiring.com. They sell all color coded wire in various sizes. They sell by the meter and their prices are reasonable.

    'Blackwire" syndrome is a problem with older bikes. As...
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    Randy, The seal can be replaced from the...

    Randy,

    The seal can be replaced from the outside. Remove the shift lever, pop out the old seal and tap in a new one. Seal should be less than $10.00.
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    I replaced the guides on my R75/6 with some "high...

    I replaced the guides on my R75/6 with some "high temp" ones. Watch out because some of the are shorter than the BMW part. A little less support for the valve stem.
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    Attached photo shows pin found in oil pan and...

    Attached photo shows pin found in oil pan and where it belongs. The photo is the back side of the front main bearing carrier. As you can see I was lucky that the bearing did not spin in the carrier....
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    Thanks for the information. I'll try to pull the...

    Thanks for the information. I'll try to pull the front bearing carrier off tomorrow. The engine is out of the frame so I can stand it up on the clutch end. Hopefully I can reinstall the pin and stake...
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    Kurt, Its not a rocker arm needle bearing,...

    Kurt,

    Its not a rocker arm needle bearing, They are smaller in diameter and longer. If it is from the mian bearing keeper I wonder how it came out. Maybe the PO removed the clutch assembly and did...
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    R100 rt oil pan find

    My recent project is a 1994 R100 RT. While striping down the engine I found a steel pin in the oil pan. The pin is 3.5 mm in diameter and about 10.5 mm long.

    The only pin I see on the parts...
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    Lew, Yes, I replaced the cap with the LB05FP...

    Lew,

    Yes, I replaced the cap with the LB05FP as I originally thought it was the cap.

    Although I had new guides installed in the heads, when I stuck my finger in the intake port after I removed...
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    Barron, I only switched plugs left to right to...

    Barron,

    I only switched plugs left to right to see if it would fire on the right side. It did not thats why I initialy thought it was the plug. I only did if for a few miniutes and the right plug...
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    Wayne, The float stuck on my right carb twice...

    Wayne,

    The float stuck on my right carb twice after I had the tank off to work on the "electrical" problem. In these cases the bowl would over flow. Does not seem to be the case on the left...
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    Well my new plug lasted about 30 miles. Finished...

    Well my new plug lasted about 30 miles. Finished the carb sync. Bike idled smooth and had lots of power. Took it out on the road and ran it 50 -60 MPH for quite awhile. As I stopped and started the...
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    I switched plugs and the problem went to the...

    I switched plugs and the problem went to the right side. Purchased new plug NGK BPR7ES. Installed left side and the engine turned right over.

    In 50 years of working on engines pre CDI etc... if I...
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    Kurt, Yes it on my 1975 R75/6. I have...

    Kurt,

    Yes it on my 1975 R75/6. I have installed three new plugs on the left side and only one on the right side.

    I can't believe that it could be related to the fact the the left side is the up...
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    Bad spark on left side

    Hello from St. Louis,

    Burning oil on left side. Rebuilt heads with new guides and ground and lapped valves. Set valve clearance. Drove the bike to see how it would run. Seemed "OK" for a while...
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