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If you are buying it from a dealer in the St. Louis area, you will paying too much. In fact if you are buying from any dealer, you may be paying too much.
Too much is a relative term though. If...
Thanks for the lead....I'll try a post in the bikes wanted too.
Really looking for the blue and white 89 GS.
Like the line says looking for a 88-95 GS.
I scan the same sites most everyone does so I've seen most of the bikes for sale on craigslist, here, advrider etc....
Wanted to put...
Discount still available, just ordered parts from them. They do not advertise the discount.
If you have ordered from them before you know the wait involved.
It took one month and a few phone calls but my stuff arrived without issue.
Who can argue with the savings? Just had to wait a bit longer.
I was ready to do the potato paint on the BING plates.
Ended up buying a fine tip white paint pen in the wal mart crafts section. Less mess same results.
Potato still good though.
If the brake shoes still have life in them, sand em down and clean off with brake cleaner. Dirt seems to build up and glazes on the shoe...a good cleaning would be a good place to start.
I'm scrapping the carb tops. Seen the flaking as well, first hand and its not pretty. I'll be better off polishing the alum ones. I do have new chrome valve covers and those are holding up...
There is a germaine post script to this. It starts out like this....When in doubt, go to the source. Journalism 101 some would say.
I called Chicago BMW to find out why their customers were...
My bad. Sorry for new post and silly question.
Just ordered about $600 in new parts from Chicago BMW. They discount all parts 20 percent. I saved about $120, which is pretty signifigant.
However after a post on Advrider I understand they are...
Thanks for the comment. Got the "lip"in my back pocket as a back up if this shield hits me with too much wind.
Anyone using this shield on their K bike? I have a R100R and am thinking of buying this.
Comments on those who have or are using one would be helpful. I'm 6 feet even...wondering if this shoots...
Looking at buying this. Comments on wind buffeting for a 6'0 rider. Had an aftermarket that shot up too much wind and sold it. Does the turned up top of this factory shield help go to easing wind...
Your experience is not unique. I owned a RS for 8 years. I too suffered from hot foot and exessive wind noise.
I took the lowers off in the summer months.... It makes a HUGE differece in comfort....
Barry....I've found the chome signal housings at Chicago BMW for 20 percent off list price....about $30 a piece. They will not need polishing like the alum ones and are about the same price.
also posted in IBMR and ADV Rider:
Looking to trade or buy or source the the following for a 92-95 R 100 R:
If your R100R has some of these chrome parts your not in love with, I'll take em off...
I just put on a Metzler Marathon 880 rear tire....140/80/17...this was the best price I could find. see link
Heavy rain will short out older style or cracked spark plug caps/wires.
This happened to a friend of mine on a ride (90/6) and he was convinced something was fatally wrong.
I pulled out a...
Had this 77 RS for almost 8 years.
When I bought it it had bar backs and no steering dampner. On the first ride my hands were pinched...
Pic of the 77 RS and other bikes I owned prior to the mystic here
Sold a 77RS and got this for even money.
Taking the first ride
Chrome valve covers and windshield from S Meyer in Germany added....
1995 Model Year R100R Mystic reporting in here;
Tranny # 0244334AA1 (blue paint dot)
Year of Mfg 9/94
Appears to be out of the danger range. Will keep a close eye on tranny oil...
Just sold this one for $7000 with 40,000 miles. It was restored in the mid 90's(paint,engine other details) I paid $7500 at the time, the bike had 28,00 miles...