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    Sticky: Sure hope it wasn't done by Austin Speedo

    I had mine fixed by Austin Speedo and it lasted about 2 weeks before their sorry part broke again. It also cost me $165.00 and had zero warranty. I will never recommend Austin Speedometer in...
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    rear seal

    I have a 1987 model and the slave cylinder doesn't exist. All other parts did agree. I did need to get a 30mm socket to get the flywheel off. It also requires 104 ft/lbs then backed off to around...
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    Rear Seal

    After re reading your email I noticed that your mention was for 1997 and my K bike is a 1987. Say Ops!
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    Rear Seal

    Thanks for the info. I will (I guess) install it with the .020 above case advise.
    The trans seal has been replaced and the clutch disc. This clutch disc seemed to me to be worn due to the revits...
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    Rear Seal

    Hey BMWer Folks

    I removed the old rear engine seal - what a bear! That thing didn't want to come out. We made a tool to do it without damging the flywheel crack shaft bolt or case.

    For...
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    Triple tree bearing removal

    Boy I sure like this new FireFox becuase it remembers any blank you filled in earlier. Cuts downs on work typing!

    Anyway back to the story at hand - I agree with replacing the race however, ti...
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    Triple head bearing removal

    Thanks

    I have already figure that out. As a matter of fact I just bought a new lower dust seal (ruined during the removal) and a new bearing (also destroyed during removal). However, a new...
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    Triple tree bearing removal

    Well Thanks to everyone offering a idea on the topic.

    I finally settled of the chisel idea. So, just to clean and re-grease the bearing it must be distroyed. Along with the dust cap. I used a...
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    Triple tree lower bearing

    Thanks Paul;

    I agree. The idea of heating the stem and driving it out just seems like a mistake.
    Which also means that the alignment for the fork lock. Strange enougn I was just thinking about...
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    Triple tree lower bearing removal

    Hey Group;

    I need to remove my lower triple tree bearing. It is time for the 80K grease and check session. I have it all apart and the lower bearing needs to be pulled off or up so it can be...
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    Rear leak

    Thanks Jack;

    I did take a look at the problem and it seems it is near the back end of the transmission body near the case vertical plate and it is in the middle.
    The drain hole is about 3/8 inch....
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    Oil drop

    Hey Group;

    I also Just found a dirty oil drop (meaning the engine oil is clean) in the are of the clutch. It seems to be coming from a hole in the bottom of the transmission case near the back...
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    Sticky: Speedometer parts

    Hey BMW Kbike folks;

    By looking all over the net I came up with a source for the gears on my 1987 K100lt. It was very easy to fix and is working. I found out from him NOT to lubricate any parts...
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    Speedometer Gears

    Hey BMW Folks;

    About 8 month ago I had my 1987 K100 speedometer go out due to stripped gears.
    It again stripped so $165 for 8 month seemed a bit high (like screwed).
    Do not go to Austin Radio...
  15. Thread: K100 Battery

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    K bike battery size

    I just measured mine. Add a very small amount.

    Long top measurement = 7.25
    Shaor top measurement = 5.0
    height = 6.5
    Plus Terminal is on the Kick Stand/Shifter side
    Neg Terminal is on the Foot...
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    Sticky: I tried your suggestion and it didn't work here. ...

    I tried your suggestion and it didn't work here. That was the reason for taking it to a local place. I did note a small metal tab that I thought was the needle lock. I did push up and down while...
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    Sticky: Speedometer

    I recently asked about the subject. The results were good but a problem showed up. It takes a special tool to remove the needle without distroying the needle, shaft or face.

    I got it fixed in...
  18. Thread: K100 Battery

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    BMW Batteries

    Well Thanks for the suggestions. I have also found a local site that sells BMW K100 LT batteries and on the net they have 10% discount.
    "http://www.batteriesplus.com/".

    I might also check them...
  19. Thread: K100 Battery

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    K100 Battery

    Hey BMW Group;

    My factory BMW battery has gone 5/6 of 12 V. So that means one
    cell has died.

    Anyone have a suggestion for a new battery.

    This one a factory BMW battery and it has lasted...
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    The only thing I have heard of that I will advise...

    The only thing I have heard of that I will advise you off.

    Don't get a filter with that black hand grip paint. It is unknown if it will stay when covered in oil.

    Also Mobil 1 is what I have...
  21. Thread: Brake flush

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    Brake problems

    Hey Bill;

    I do agree with you on the noise issue.

    On my K100LT the factory made a very poor quality rear disc. It wore more thatn the pads.
    The resulting drag was sogreat that pushing the...
  22. Thread: Brake flush

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    Dot5 and disc replacement

    Hey Group;

    The reason for changing to DOT5 is because it will not eat your paint nor is it hydroscopic. It will not hold moisture (down side is if water gets into the system it settles in your...
  23. Thread: Brake flush

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    Rear Disc

    Hey Group;

    I HIGHLY recommmend replacing the factory rear disc. I can not say enough about the value in coasting, pushing, gas mileage and also braking improvement that came from a Spiegler...
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    odometer

    Well I final bit the bullet and took it to a local Speedometer/Odometer shop.

    They claim it will be ready Wednesday and have so far quoted $161.45.

    If I had done it myself the only real known...
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    gears URL

    Hello Again;

    Well I have run into a small problem with doing the gear replacement myself. It looks doable IF! I can get the needle off the shaft. Looks easy, there is a metal "lock" that either...
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