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    Since I didn't know exactly how much I had put...

    Since I didn't know exactly how much I had put in, I drained and started over. My calculations tell me that 260ccs equals 8.45 ozs. I carefully measured out that amount and added it. There was...
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    1996 R100GS Fluid chang.

    I can't seem to get the hang of doing a simple search. I'm looking for information on changing fluids on a 1996 R100GS so reluctantly I'm posting. I just drained the fluid out of the final drive...
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    Here's another answer. My brother made this nice...

    Here's another answer. My brother made this nice little video of a similar problem he had with a bent rim.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wYWvuneFvE
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    Thanks for all the in put. My brother has the...

    Thanks for all the in put. My brother has the bike in Vermont and has been going through it in preparation for our upcoming trip to Nova Scotia. He has been following this thread. Apparently the...
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    Gas Tank Heating Up '85 K100RT

    The gas tank on my 1985 K100RT feels very warm, almost hot after a ride and it isn't the weather. Is it supposed to be this way (never owned a K bike before)? Could the fuel pump inside of the tank...
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    Here's a link to some recent pictures that my...

    Here's a link to some recent pictures that my brother took of the bike. Today it's going to the local BMW mechanic near his home in Vermont to get a new front tire and front brake pads installed...
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    I bought it! (The 1985 K100RT) Or I should say...

    I bought it! (The 1985 K100RT) Or I should say my brother bought it. He said it was even better looking than the pictures. It's usually the reverse. The owner took very good care of it and did a...
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    Here's one that just came up and should do the...

    Here's one that just came up and should do the job. I'm not familiar with K bikes but they say they are reliable. Apparently no issues and new tires. I'm on it
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    A nice bike but a little over priced for a...

    A nice bike but a little over priced for a rebuilt title. It would be OK if I didn't have to resell it in two months. I'm not afraid of a "rebuilt title" for myself, but for resale it can put some...
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    My brother is going to look at this one tomorrow....

    My brother is going to look at this one tomorrow.
    http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/3023800752.html
    He said it has a couple of minor issues, some surging and the charcoal canister came loose and...
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    I saw that add yesterday and called him but it...

    I saw that add yesterday and called him but it was sold. He said he would call me if his deal fell through with the first buyer. What a bike eh? It would have certainly done the job and then some....
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    Sure something could go wrong but things can go...

    Sure something could go wrong but things can go wrong with new bikes as well. I trust my judgement of motorcycles and human nature to be able to select a reliable (as can be expected), used bike. ...
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    I'm leaning heavily towards buying a bike. ...

    I'm leaning heavily towards buying a bike. Rental prices for a decent touring bike, Harley or BMW run around $150+ a day. For two weeks that would be two thousand dollars minimum. There are some...
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    I think the insurance issue is a yellow light as...

    I think the insurance issue is a yellow light as far as a heads up to consider other options. I just did a search for BMWs in the Vermont area and came up with three nice ones. One in particular...
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    Insuring someone elses bike?

    Here's one for you. I have been planning on taking a bike trip with my brother from Vermont to Nova Scotia for several years now. The trip is coming together but as the date gets closer the fellow...
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    My brother who is 67 made the same move last...

    My brother who is 67 made the same move last year. He sold his 1986 R65Ls and bought a 2010 R1200R. He was a little throttle shy at first because it was way more responsive. He said it felt like...
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    I was the same way, didn't care for the newer GS...

    I was the same way, didn't care for the newer GS bikes but liked the idea of a dual sport bike. Then I found my baby.http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t148/hoorenga/IMG_1096.jpg

    1996 R100GS
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    I know that an enhanced license is all that is...

    I know that an enhanced license is all that is required, I was just reacting to Polarbear's comment that "it may take longer because they don't like it". I guess I'll assume that the enhanced is...
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    Are are you suggesting I get a passport even if I...

    Are are you suggesting I get a passport even if I already have an enhanced license? I was hoping to save some money as I already have the enhanced license, just never used it. We plan on being in...
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    The "enhanced license is one that I think all of...

    The "enhanced license is one that I think all of the Northern border states issue upon request and for an additional fee. It is "enhanced" or more appropriately imbedded with extra information about...
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    Is a passport necessary if I already have an...

    Is a passport necessary if I already have an enhanced drivers license? I know it was mentioned as being OK for land crossings but we will be taking a ferry at some point. I plan on leaving the...
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    US to Canada

    I'm planning a trip from Vermont to Newfoundland this summer and have a question or two. I live in Washington State and have the "Enhanced" drivers license. I'm assuming that should get me across...
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    I put Happy Trails on my Stock R100Gs racks. HT...

    I put Happy Trails on my Stock R100Gs racks. HT makes a couple of different thicknesses of pucks depending on the width of tubing making up your rack. The rack seemed plenty strong enough to hold...
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    When I did mine I got some of the Pors15 tank...

    When I did mine I got some of the Pors15 tank liner epoxy on the outside paint and didn't notice it until after it had dried. At first I figured "that that's what you get for being a messy slob". I...
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    $500 at the very most. It will never be worth...

    $500 at the very most. It will never be worth much, even restored. Mostly it is going to cost you money. No sense spending much on something you are going to have to dump money into, unless there...
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