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    Forgot to say that the caps on earlier models...

    Forgot to say that the caps on earlier models were vented but those on the 88 through 93 (with the SHED system) were not.
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    I have the identical bike and had the same...

    I have the identical bike and had the same problem.

    1988 through 1993 RS models have two hoses coming from the bottom of the tank. One is a drain, as Kurt says, but the other is a vent that goes...
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    Zinc vs. ZDDP ?

    Is BMW's recommendation for 1200 ppm of zinc or 1200 ppm of ZDDP? When I look at the ZDDP Comparison chart it appears that the zinc concentration for Castrol 4T is about 1700 ppm because the red bar...
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    Ear plugs or trade for an RT

    I bought my '93 RS from my brother several years ago. It was my first motorcycle with a fairing. On the ride home I had buyer's remorse -- the noise was deafening. I had never experienced anything...
  5. That's it!

    That's what I was looking for -- thanks so much.
  6. Japanese website -- restored & custom airheads

    Someone recently posted a website for a Japanese shop that sells restored and mildly customized airheads. Through ineptitude I lost the address. I've searched everyplace and can't find it. Can...
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    Different for later airheads???

    I have a 1992 R100RS. The step-by-step oil change instructions in the owners manual say nothing about using the longer bolt in the thermostat to refill the oil cooler. Could BMW have changed the...
  8. Thread: Riding the RS

    by rcmoto
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    I'd always liked the looks of the RS and when my...

    I'd always liked the looks of the RS and when my brother put his '93 up for sale, I bought it. I'd ridden it once several years ago but didn't remember much about it. He told me that it was very...
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    I have one too.

    I have an identical petcock that was original equipment on my 1970 Husqvarna 360 enduro.
  10. Thread: RS Windscreen

    by rcmoto
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    Ultimate RS windshield solution

    When I bought my RS from my brother last year, he touted it as a quiet, silky-smooth ride. When I rode it home the wind noise was excruciating! Then I remembered that he's always worn ear plugs --...
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    Is this R100RS for real?

    I've never heard of this model. What do you experts think? Ebay Item number: 280254266402
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    I traded my Honda for this?

    I just sold my 1979 Honda CBX so I could buy a 1992 RS. What happened to "German engineering," "hardly broken in at 50,000 miles," "runs forever," "never let me down?" I owned the Honda for 22 years...
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