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  1. Just where is the oil temp sensor is on an...

    Just where is the oil temp sensor is on an oilhead? Maybe this picture will help. :laugh

    It's number 3 in the photo on the top of the motor on the right hand side. Follow the plug wire down to...
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    Except for maybe the "glove box" which is too...

    Except for maybe the "glove box" which is too deep and narrow to be anywhere near as useful as the 1100RT version. You can tear up your wrists and forearms pretty good reaching way down in there for...
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    The warm up and side stand method you described...

    The warm up and side stand method you described is the only way to accurately check your oil level on the thermostat bikes as well. We've had loads of ahem... discussions about that here too! :blah
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    Yeah we are. GSA last seen cutting the "do...

    Yeah we are.

    GSA last seen cutting the "do not bleach" tags outta his new T Shirt at the Nakusp Rally. :laugh :laugh :laugh
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    For $1,500 I assume you bought Wilbers or Ohlins?...

    For $1,500 I assume you bought Wilbers or Ohlins? Amazing how we get used to our OEM shocks just slowly wearing out and then you get some awesome shocks and BOOM! It's a whole new ride. :p
  6. You can get an Odyssey battery from Amazon and...

    You can get an Odyssey battery from Amazon and many other places. I've bought a few from these guys and they ship free in the USA and include the L adaptor kit....
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    Since we're talking about Marvel Mystery Oil and...

    Since we're talking about Marvel Mystery Oil and old car engines let me relay an old hi mileage cab drivers tip. Got a dirty old motor with sticky lifters or valve train noise? Maybe a piston ring...
  8. I don't think it's odd the bike stalled. The...

    I don't think it's odd the bike stalled. The motronic controller is very voltage sensitive as are the injectors and the ABS etc.. Wasn't she riding around with a very dead battery that wouldn't take...
  9. Brunos machine shop in Ontario has been making...

    Brunos machine shop in Ontario has been making clutches with a longer hub offset for quite a while. There was another fellow here just recently that was looking into making some bolt on hubs as well....
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    A google search for "images 1986 R80" shows lots...

    A google search for "images 1986 R80" shows lots of photos of the front turn signals on brackets that look like they are on the forks and not mounted on the headlight bucket. Can't seem to find these...
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    Not that exact one but I did try the Avon Storm...

    Not that exact one but I did try the Avon Storm Ultra II and it was a great tire but wore out too fast compared to Michelins.
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    I think the part you are looking for is a...

    I think the part you are looking for is a mudguard. Go to MaxBMW fiche and find the WIRING BOX/FUXE BOX/MOUNTING PARTS down near the bottom.

    It's part number 09 on Diagram #61_1052

    Part...
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    Thanks. I've been running 38 on the front and 40...

    Thanks. I've been running 38 on the front and 40 PSI on the rear. I'll give your settings a try since they seem a bit hard.
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    Maybe so, I don't know. Interesting that the...

    Maybe so, I don't know.

    Interesting that the tire pressures in the rider manual are in 3 columns. Up to 130kmH, up to 160kmH and exceeding 160kmH.


    But that's not the question. I'm just...
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    I buy six packs from Euromotoelectrics of the...

    I buy six packs from Euromotoelectrics of the Bosch or Mann filters. They fit and work just fine at half the cost of dealer and are good quality filters. Buying six saves a few bucks and you don't...
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    Great list Kurt. Hopefully someday the gap from...

    Great list Kurt. Hopefully someday the gap from 2002 to 2007 can be filled with digital downloadable editions for members. It's been a goal for a long time.
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    Sidewalls state 42PSI MAX. Manual states 32...

    Sidewalls state 42PSI MAX.

    Manual states 32 PSI for MAX speed and load for the rear.

    That is quite a difference.
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    1982 R100 RS tire pressures

    The rider's manual for my bike states 30 PSI front and 32 PSI rear, 2 up, over 160 km per hour. All other configurations state even lower pressures.

    My front tire is a Metzeler and it states max...
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    The RTPs in San Jose are probably serviced by San...

    The RTPs in San Jose are probably serviced by San Jose BMW. If you can get the VIN the service guy might print you a copy of the service records for that bike. I'll bet it's had a clutch or two done....
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    I wonder if latitude affects motorcycle laws and...

    I wonder if latitude affects motorcycle laws and enforcement. It seems the warmer the climate the looser the rules. :scratch
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    You'll get more and better answers over in the...

    You'll get more and better answers over in the Hexheads/Camheads Forum. This is Oilheads. 850, 1100, 1150 and R1200C
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    Had that problem with aging airhead mirrors. Put...

    Had that problem with aging airhead mirrors. Put a very thin line of silicone all around between the glass and the edge of the mirror frame. Once cured use an Xacto knife to trim off any excess. I...
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    Insurance laws vary a lot in the USA. Not...

    Insurance laws vary a lot in the USA. Not requiring any insurance is not that uncommon. The problem comes when someone hits you or something you own and they have no insurance and no assets. Then...
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    Don't forget to call your insurance company and...

    Don't forget to call your insurance company and update them on the new non ABS status of your bike. Failure to do this could result in the denial of a claim since the bike has been altered from it's...
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    In post 47 and 48 he said he's replaced the lines...

    In post 47 and 48 he said he's replaced the lines and read the error codes with a GS911. The problem now appears to be a dead servo motor.
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