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  1. Thread: K1

    by bmwterrien
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    K1

    Hello-

    I'm looking at a '91 BMW K1 with aprox 30k miles. No options from what I can tell. Any idea what a range of value for a "decent" older K1? It does have some cosmetic issues- not crash...
  2. Thread: New Chain

    by bmwterrien
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    chain

    Check the FAQS at www.f650.com Your answer will be there.
    Good luck!

    Steve
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    $300 six hundred mile service

    You can't expect to have a $9k bike and have it serviced for $90.00

    Do it yourself......... my $.02


    Steve
    01 F650 GSD
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    R100R question

    Hello-
    I am a noob hear, and hope someone has some in-site for this issue. Purchased a 93 Roadster last year. It was 100% stock. Since it had 40k miles, I chose to replacer the stock rear shock with...
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    Flickering indicator light

    Hello,

    I have a 74 R90/6. When driving , the directional signal indicator lamp glows and flickers sporadicaly.

    Any thought on what this is indicative of?

    Thanks in advance.

    Steve
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    Front suspension

    I've come full circle, from airheads, to oilheads and now back to an 83 R100RS. I know it is old technology compared to my "old" 2004 GS, but this bike is like a pogo stick. What is the best way to...
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    RS final drive ratio

    I have just purchased an 83 RS. It has a 2.91 final drive ratio. Seems too high for stock. What should it have?
    TIA

    Steve
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    I used Mobil 1 in my R1100R for 95k miles. The...

    I used Mobil 1 in my R1100R for 95k miles. The only seal failures I had was the crankshaft and rear pinion. Used 5k mile change intervals- could have probably gone 7 or 8k. IT ALWAYS BURNED A QUART...
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    Mikuni Carb Kit /6

    Anyone ever install the Mukuni's on your air head? Just bought the 32mm round bore for my 900. Seems like the plastic air intake tubes need to be cut in order to connect to the air box. Is t his...
  10. Thread: R1200gs

    by bmwterrien
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    R1200gs

    Anyone put $$ down to reserve the new GS? My 2004 is a dinasaur compared to the new one, IMHO. However, it is probably the best one of the 1100-1150 GS series......

    Steve
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    So- I'm not the only one that has heard that . ...

    So- I'm not the only one that has heard that . My dealer told me one customer fried his ABS computer by adding additional brake lights. Not sure of the specifics, but other people said the same...
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    It is my understanding you are not to add any...

    It is my understanding you are not to add any extra lights to the bikes with evo brakes because it is an additional draw on the system and eventually create havoc with the evo brake computer.Have...
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    Wanna save $$ Take your battery to Walmart and...

    Wanna save $$ Take your battery to Walmart and match it up with something they have there. Take the money you save and put it into gasoline and ride--- man---ride !!

    Steve
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    Cat eliminator Y-pipe

    I have a GS and was wondering if it is worthwhile to get the Y-pipe. It is my understanding, one gains better lo/mid range without the cat. I keep the stock muffler. Any thoughts and/or...
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    Extended Aftermkt Warrantee

    Greetings-

    Has anyone purchased extended warrantees for their bike?

    I know, they don't cover consumable items(nor should they), but I just read a contract, and it doesn't cover imput...
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    I have had both an R850 and 1100 Roadsters. Have...

    I have had both an R850 and 1100 Roadsters. Have seen and indicated 120 mph, but I believe the actual speed to be closer to 105 mph, minus or plus a tad.

    Steve
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    I agreee with Dave, but after 1k or so miles-----...

    I agreee with Dave, but after 1k or so miles----- RIDE IT LIKE YOU STOLE IT !

    Happy motoring !
  18. There is something called; OVAD, on the ADV...

    There is something called; OVAD, on the ADV riders site. It is an anacronym for overhead valve adjustment for dummies.

    Check it out. It is very helpful.

    Good luck!
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    Steve sez: "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"......

    Steve sez: "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"......
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    What bike? The k-bikes seem to be kinder to plugs...

    What bike? The k-bikes seem to be kinder to plugs than the oilheads


    It is an 04 GS. I figure that other than oil/filter, tires, and valve adj, one shouldn't have to fiddle with it for a year...
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    Dark Cloud- I have nearly 27k on my original ...

    Dark Cloud-

    I have nearly 27k on my original plugs and they are fine.

    Steve
    "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"
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    One local dealer told me if you charge a gel...

    One local dealer told me if you charge a gel battery over 14.4 volts, it builds up excessive internal pressure and then vents to the atmosphere through a safety valve. The result of this is that you...
  23. Thread: spline lube

    by bmwterrien
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    Darryl- How can I get some of your good KARMA...

    Darryl-

    How can I get some of your good KARMA to rub off on me and my bikes? <lol>

    Ship it over to Easthampton, Taxachusetts and I'll pay the freight or postage and handling charges.....
    ...
  24. Thread: spline lube

    by bmwterrien
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    Hey, it is just a mechanical contraption made of...

    Hey, it is just a mechanical contraption made of iron/alloy and plastic. It has moving parts, and from the first time it rolls----- there is wear.

    Now, the more you ride, the more it wears........
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    Studded tires

    Anyone use carbide tire studs in their m/c tires? I thought about studding the GS. My buddy has a pneumatic stud gun; I figure it I bury them deep enough by pre-drilling a hole for the stud, I'll be...
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