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  1. Thread: drive splines

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    How interesting that is! I don't live far from...

    How interesting that is! I don't live far from Medford and Hansen's BMW. In fact I bought a new '86 K75C from Craig. I just never thought about Hansen's for drive train repair. I know that for...
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    I am referring to the ABC (Airheads Beemer Club)...

    I am referring to the ABC (Airheads Beemer Club) not specifically having to do with their on line presence but rather their monthly magazine with info pertaining to the air cooled BMW in general from...
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    Just makes me appreciate bmwsporttouring.com and...

    Just makes me appreciate bmwsporttouring.com and ABC all the more. If the goal is to increase membership I would suggest that the powers that be in the MOA think about how and in what direction the...
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    Shouldn't be too hard. Just think of the money...

    Shouldn't be too hard. Just think of the money you will save.

    Me, I'll keep my '93 R1100RSL and my money!
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    Been a week since I tried a cold start so I...

    Been a week since I tried a cold start so I decided to see what happens, I gave it full choke and no throttle and she started as in right now! Must be i got it fixed.;) It even starts better than...
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    Making sure that jet in the corner of the float...

    Making sure that jet in the corner of the float bowls was clean was my first step.
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    Yeah, that brings back memories of my previous...

    Yeah, that brings back memories of my previous airhead a '79 R100T (still miss it) which did the same exact thing and I could never get it right and never figured out a fix if "fix" is the right...
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    Morning Dennis, I should point out that at no...

    Morning Dennis, I should point out that at no time did my bike ever start by applying full choke with closed or just cracked throttle until I made the fixes previously described. Full choke and...
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    Hello Kent, One of the first things I did was...

    Hello Kent,
    One of the first things I did was carefully check for air leaks and there was none before or after the carbs.
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    Thanks Dennis I'll try that as I have adjusted...

    Thanks Dennis I'll try that as I have adjusted the mixture screws for best idle not necessarily lean best idle.
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    It worked! Went out this AM and it fired right...

    It worked! Went out this AM and it fired right up! I had to modify my starting technique by giving it NO throttle and full choke. I don't remember when I ever (if ever) used this starting...
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    +1 for the slosh battery. Got my 30 amp Yuasa...

    +1 for the slosh battery. Got my 30 amp Yuasa for $82 on Amazon with free 2 day shipping with Amazon Prime. Yuasa 53030.
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    A little more info: I found the "O"ring on the...

    A little more info: I found the "O"ring on the left side idle jet split all the way around so replaced both idle jet "O" rings. Also, found an imbalance between left and right side enriching...
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    Hi Guenther, If I ever go to full choke with no...

    Hi Guenther, If I ever go to full choke with no throttle she floods right now then even more cranking is required. Previous airhead was a '79 R100T with points and never had a starting problem no...
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    I set the choke lever not quite to the detent and...

    I set the choke lever not quite to the detent and then give it just a touch of throttle before depressing the starter button. This is the only way it will start after much cranking. I have very...
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    I checked the timing and advance with an...

    I checked the timing and advance with an inductive timing light and all appeared normal. Usually a Hal effect sensor either works or it doesn't, I think.
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    That's interesting. I bought the kits from Bing,...

    That's interesting. I bought the kits from Bing, wonder what could be different?
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    hard to cold start

    My '81 R100RT has long had a cold start problem which I just can't figure out. The battery is a new 30 amp Yuasa flooded cell, choke jets in the float bowls are clean, and just installed new spark...
  19. Thread: 2015 Models

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    HD? Long have I wondered about the mentality of...

    HD? Long have I wondered about the mentality of the leather bound folks that cruise down the road on those over weight noisy bad handling pieces of.... Well, enough said other than to each his/her...
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    If you think 60 is bad wait until you hit 70. On...

    If you think 60 is bad wait until you hit 70. On the other hand my neighbor is 84 and still rides fair distances on his Suzuki scooter. He wants me to go riding with him and swap bikes because he...
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    Forgot to suggest when you get ready to remove...

    Forgot to suggest when you get ready to remove the head pipes just go directly to the hack saw on those exhaust nuts. Do not try and un-screw them or you will , I'm sure, get an expensive surprise...
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    +1 on the penetrating oil. Pull the plugs and...

    +1 on the penetrating oil. Pull the plugs and fill 'er up. Drain the oil remove the pan and take a peek then remove valve covers and see what you see. That gas tank is a shaky deal, wonder what the...
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    A three wheeler?? Give me a break..snap! Just go...

    A three wheeler?? Give me a break..snap! Just go out and buy yourself a Mustang 5.0 convertible and go down that road. A BMW M4? You are a gluten for more punishment. And hey, the 2015 Stang due...
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    Morning HW, We plan on making your rally as...

    Morning HW,
    We plan on making your rally as well.

    Jim
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    Matthew Parkhouse and/or Oak Okleshen. Oak, as...

    Matthew Parkhouse and/or Oak Okleshen. Oak, as most of you know, is the ABC (Airheads Beemer Club) Technical Consultant as well as "Friend of the Marque". Oak is the main reason I joined the ABC. ...
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