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  1. 1985 K100RS headlight "interior bulb shield"

    While inspecting my headlight I noticed that the "headlight bulb shield", for lack of a better term, had detached from the reflector and was rattling around inside the headlight housing. This piece...
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    2000 R1100RT final drive issues

    I recently purchased a 2000 R1100 RT with 35000 miles on it. I recall reading either on a BMW forum or the BMWON that some bikes late 1990's and/or early 2000's had problems with the final drive,...
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    Success! After driving the retaining pins out and...

    Success! After driving the retaining pins out and removing the brake pads the calipers came off easily. Not the most convenient way to change pads, but I know I learned something. Hope others will...
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    I've not had this problem either. As I mentioned...

    I've not had this problem either. As I mentioned in my original post, I have had the front wheel off my 1984 K100RS and didn't encounter this problem. In comparing the two bikes, the 1985 has an 18'...
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    I have pushed the pistons back to no avail. Still...

    I have pushed the pistons back to no avail. Still need about 1/2" more to clear the wheel. I will try removing pads and see if that works. Let you all know later today.
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    1991 K100RS front wheel removal

    I just ordered new tires front and back for my 1991 K100RS as per a previous post. To expedite matters I decided to remove both wheels so when the tires arrived all I needed to do was take the wheels...
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    lee thanks for the heads up. After posting for...

    lee thanks for the heads up. After posting for advice earlier today, I looked at my Z6's and the rear tire had metal bead showing on the tread. Wanting to ride as soon as possible(gotta ride) my...
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    1991 K100RS Tires

    I am going to put new tires on my 1991 K100RS and would appreciate any input from members. I currently have Metzler Z6 on the bike, 120/70 17 front and 160/60 18 rear. My riding consists of 25% short...
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    Lee, I feel really dumb. After replying to your...

    Lee, I feel really dumb. After replying to your answer, I went back out to my shop to look at the part numbers on the bags I received and upon closer inspection of the new cap, I can see that the...
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    That is the same part number, but the cap came...

    That is the same part number, but the cap came without gaskets. I also ordered part #17 11 1460 759 and 17 11 1460316 as per Bobs BMW microfiche. Like I said, the larger one fit inside the cap and...
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    1985 K100RS coolant filler cap

    I recently posted inquiring as to a problem with coolant overflowing out of the recovery tank on my bike. PGlaves recommended replacing the coolant filler cap. I ordered a new cap and two gaskets as...
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    K100RS oil leak

    JamesInCA Thanks for the info. Time for more work before I ride. Yes, this is a nice area. Lots of great riding. Trinidad is a small town so there is a chance I know your relatives
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    1991 K100 RD oil leak

    I have a question regarding my 1991 K100 RS. It has 37600 miles on the odometer.
    Last fall I took about a 300 mile ride down to New Mexico as a final fall trip. The next day I noticed an oil spot...
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    1985 K100RS cooling issues

    Just looking for a little advice regarding installation of water temp gauge. I ordered an Autometer water temp gauge to supplement the idiot light on my bike. The instructions state that one wire...
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    1985 K100RS cooling issues

    My thanks toKi00LT,98lee and PGlaves for your advice regarding my problem. I did not receive any feedback regarding installation of an aftermarket temp gauge, however. Being the stubborn type , I dug...
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    Thanks to all for the advice offered. I will...

    Thanks to all for the advice offered. I will clean the radiator and install a new cap and post at a later date as to the results.
    As far as the New Mexico elevation, it was a little over 6000 ft.,...
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    1985 K100RS cooling issue

    I have a problem I would appreciate feedback on. After riding my 1985 K100RS two up to the top of Pikes Peak and shutting it off it proceeded to spew coolant from the overflow tank hose. I didn't...
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    Thanks for the info, Roy. I'll let you know how...

    Thanks for the info, Roy. I'll let you know how things go when I am able to work on the bike. Till I get it going I'll be riding Old Crow, my 1985 K100RS.
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    K100 transmission seals

    I'm in the process of replacing the engine rear seal. As long as the bike is apart and being it is 18 years old(1992 K100RS), I would like to replace both input and output shaft seals on the...
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    Thanks for the reply, Paul My problem is I can't...

    Thanks for the reply, Paul
    My problem is I can't figure out how to access these components while everything is assembled. There is a triangular recess on the top left section of the bellhousing and...
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    1992 K100RS clutch

    I've been looking at Clymer's manual and have read several articles regarding marking the clutch assembly before removal but I can't quite figure out what exactly to mark.
    From my view looking at...
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    Thanks for the info. I'll check that out when I...

    Thanks for the info. I'll check that out when I get in there.
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    1992 K100RS front transmission seal

    After returning from a 500 mile trip in the summer of 2008 I noticed a spot of oil under my bike. Upon further investigation I decided the leak was transmission oil leaking out of the clutch housing....
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