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  1. If the Break lever returns as far as it can and...

    If the Break lever returns as far as it can and brake light does not go out it would be the switch. But if you can push the lever as far as it will return it is crude around the piston.( That is to...
  2. Front Brake light staying on.

    That happened to me. I simply removed the Master Cylender Piston, cleaned the cylinder and piston reinstalled and now it works like new
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    Battery Cover

    Years ago, after losing the right cover I went to the hardware store and bought a small spring that was long enough to hook to the left side and then drilled a hole and attached a string to catch it...
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    Riding in Daytona

    Go to Regional South in this from and scroll down to The Flairheads bring back the campout at Holiday Travel Park. You should find lot of people to ride with.
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    If you want a form that you can post anything you...

    If you want a form that you can post anything you want, politics, religion, etc. look into the Airheads form, and sign up
    for the Airhead-Chat form.

    Jack
    Ethridge
    Ocala Fl
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    Airhead Repair

    http://flairheads.org/
    Look into joining the Florida Airheads. There are "Tech Days" where repairs are done on Airheads. There is Stan's BMW-Guzie in Gainesville
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    Stumbling

    This happened to my 83 R100RT. I was advised to pull the tank and unplug,clean a plug back every electrical conection I could and spray contact cleaner in the ones not unpluged. This was 4/5 years...
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    Snow Bum site

    I just search the web for what I am looking for ref. BMW Motorcycles and Snow Bums site dealing with the subject pops up most of the time. I don't search on his site because I can never find what I'm...
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    Sidecar/Bike turn siginals

    No.I run with the bike right and the sidcar right turn siginals.Front suidecar siuginal is blocked by a toolbox.I run an 83 R100RT & 2005 562.

    Jack
    Ocala Fl
  10. Ref overflowing carb. To check the fuel depth in...

    Ref overflowing carb. To check the fuel depth in the float turn the gas on then turn it off when the bowel has filled. Disconect the fuel line at the CARB, otherwise you will get the gas in the line...
  11. Rinty: 250 ml = 17/64th of a qt. Not enough for...

    Rinty: 250 ml = 17/64th of a qt. Not enough for me to be conserned about
  12. Oil cooler

    I never drain the Oil Cooler when I change oil so it should not need to be filled with oil.
  13. Turning engine over several time after oil change before starting

    Is it necessary to ground the plugs and turn the engine over several times before starting after an oil change. The fellow that told me this said if you have an oil cooler you should open the the...
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    I have an 83 R100RT and thought i had a leaking...

    I have an 83 R100RT and thought i had a leaking seal at the clutch rod so i replaced the seal. That didn't solve the problem. the oil was coming from the crank case vent and running down. I split the...
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    Leaking Carb

    I should have said the neddle jet Seat.
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    Leaking Carb

    Try cleaning the neddle jet with a Q tip & Pipe cleaner with brasso. That solved that prolem for me.
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    Push Rod Tub gasket

    There is no need to pull the pistons out of the cylenders. Pull the heads up to the point you can remove the wrist pins. Then pull the cylenders off with the pistons still in them.
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    Valve Adjustment

    I have always set the Exhaust at 8/1000 and the intake at 6/1000. I ran an R90/6 with this setting and now run My 83 R100RT the same way. I check every 5000 miles or when they don't sound right. (...
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    Crankcase vent

    May I sugest you use a "T" and direct the vent into each carb. I did that on my 83 100 RT and have no problems with my setup.
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    LEAKING Carb

    I have had this problem and the solution was remove the float neddle and clean the seat with a Q tip and Brasso, Check the neddle and see if it has a ruff spot, if so replace it. The Flote is not the...
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    I had what i thought was the nutural switch...

    I had what i thought was the nutural switch leaking. I turned out to be the crank vent oil was running down and looked to be the switch. Stuff a paper towel around the switch and see what that tells...
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    Yes, that looks like that part of the carb has...

    Yes, that looks like that part of the carb has been under water. No way could that part of the carb have been underwater and not have water signs in the float bowe. If the flote bowel is nice and...
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    Ball Hitch

    I would never pull a trailer with a swivle hitch. Hers why. Going through Houston in the outside lane a 70 MPH I passed a car in the right lane. The car whipped out behind me and hit the Trailer. The...
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    Volt Meter

    I found a replacement for mine at a Boat Dealer. The brand is Telelfex. I fit the dash hole thight enough that I didn't have put anything behind it to hold it in place. Not sure of the cost but...
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    Engine Cleaning

    I use Formula 88 found at Advanced Discount Auto Parts. It comes in a gray bottle. Spray it on let set for 5 min or so and warsh off with water. You may need to apply it several time for heavy grease.
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