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    A 3/8 ratchet will fit in the open end of the...

    A 3/8 ratchet will fit in the open end of the 10mm wrench to assist.i think that was the worst part of my experience with removing the trans. Removing the bolts were the easy part. Installing is the...
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    the left cable (while sitting on bike) is the...

    the left cable (while sitting on bike) is the 1128mm which according to part list is3273 1454585, while the right cable is 3273 1454584 is the 1158mm cable. At first thought I would think the right...
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    throttle cable

    Ready to order a new left hand throttle cable. Theres a 1128mm and and a 1158mm cable offered. looks like me right hand is a 1158 and the left handitook off is a 1128mm. Is one side longer than the...
  4. My bike was in the same condition when I got it. ...

    My bike was in the same condition when I got it. I used non grit hand cleaner and a tooth brush with rinsing with simple green/water with more scrubbing. I just did my transmission today with the...
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    Got trans cleaned up,splines lubed with some...

    Got trans cleaned up,splines lubed with some guard dog and new neutral switch installed. Ready to install. When hooking up the switch connectors is there a way to check which connector goes where or...
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    I heard about the leaking issue with the BMW...

    I heard about the leaking issue with the BMW switches and the jb weld countermeasure for it.Crazy to think you have to modify a new part to that extreme. So I just ordered the motobin switch. Time...
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    Let me shed some light on this.I picked up the...

    Let me shed some light on this.I picked up the bike last spring from a guy with not much BMW knowledge.He bought and rode it for about 10k miles with the minor service preformed.The bike has 56k on...
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    Tranmission came out with no issue.Splines look...

    Tranmission came out with no issue.Splines look good but dry.While I have the trans out is the input seal and the shifter seal easy to replace.About ready to place order for neutral switch and trying...
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    Thanks. Upon further looking it looks like it's...

    Thanks. Upon further looking it looks like it's coming up from the rear drive.
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    88RT transmission

    I'm two bolts away from removing the transmission on my 88 r100rt. When I removed the 4bolts to slide back the driveshaft I noticed all inside the boot is wet with gear oil. I'm thinking it should be...
  11. Thread: Oil cooler

    by jaybird1150
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    Oil cooler

    I changed all the fluds on my new to me 88 r100rt today with no issues. Took it out for a ride after to check for leaks and such. Rode about 10 miles in 80 degree weather. Went to check oil filter...
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    Maggie Valley is a very motorcycle friendly town...

    Maggie Valley is a very motorcycle friendly town . Make sure to stop in by Dale at Wheels Through Time. Also some of the better roads I found were off the beaten path. The BRP is always good but the...
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    As of right now I'm going with the bulb fix. I...

    As of right now I'm going with the bulb fix. I now have the gen light on and while running its about 13 volts according to the gauge as without the light working it was at 11 volts.
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    Thanks Anton. After cleaning the contacts up the...

    Thanks Anton. After cleaning the contacts up the gen light did come on.So maybe the rotor isnt the issue.I was looking for some ideas on cleaning the contacts without damage.I also spread the prongs...
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    instrument board

    I have a 88 r100rt and had an issue with charging.The "gen" light was not on at any time.I took the cluster apart and checked the plastic board for damage and it looked ok.I removed the bulbs and...
  16. Thread: 88 r100rt

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    Started to make my maintenance caught up list...

    Started to make my maintenance caught up list tonight. Are dealers the way to go for parts?or is there a good aftermarket place to order?
  17. Thread: 88 r100rt

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    Thanks Kurt. I also did notice the speedo and...

    Thanks Kurt. I also did notice the speedo and tach lights were not working. Maybe the charging issue is
    the board for the gen/instrument lights.I'm sure there's some hidden things. There are some...
  18. Thread: 88 r100rt

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    88 r100rt

    Hello airheads.Came across a 1988 r100rt today 4sale. Needing some advice.Bike has 54k miles. Not much known for records. Owner says previous changed fork seals and rebuilt carbs. Current owner owned...
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    1997 k1100lt

    In the position where i can buy a 97 K bike.Bike has 38,000 miles and in fairly good condition for a good price.(under 4k)Issues I have are there are no service
    records at all.The ABS light on at...
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