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    Greg and Dave, Thanks for the timely responce. ...

    Greg and Dave,
    Thanks for the timely responce. I am looking into the washer cure. I did not feel comfortable griding on a hollow tube. I pays to take your time on these kind of projects.
    GTDoug
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    MAC: Thank you for your imput. The local BMW...

    MAC: Thank you for your imput. The local BMW shop agrees that a little triming with a dremel on the pushrod is in order. I always get nervous when removing metal from a critical part.:bow
    GTDoug
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    The Nitros system will allow chasing down...

    The Nitros system will allow chasing down Roadrunners in Tucson! I did a search and ACME Beemer supply has em in stock!:D
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    Sorry about the lack of information...:doh It's...

    Sorry about the lack of information...:doh It's a 1982 R100RT. The heads have been milled. I will check last months MOA issue.

    Greg: Of course this is a later model, to my knowledge an earlier...
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    Pushrod Centered in Tube

    This maybe a silly question but I noticed on my R100RT that the exhaust pushrods are not centered in the pushrod tube when the exhaust valve is fully closed. The pushrods are so close they maybe...
  6. Anyname, I wish I could help, but I did not have...

    Anyname,
    I wish I could help, but I did not have the PITA flap on my tank. If you are succesful in removing the PITA flap, see thread on cleaning/sealing tank for some tips.
    GT Doug
    82' R100RT...
  7. Thread: GS Restoration

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    Graham- I hope you did not run her through the...

    Graham-
    I hope you did not run her through the gears on that icy stuff! Although I live in California, I still see the white stuff on the road. I don't want the new paint coming off those valve...
  8. Thread: Trailer

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    My two cents worth: For those who like to RV and...

    My two cents worth:
    For those who like to RV and bring thier motorcycle along I recommend the Swivel Wheel. This is a single wheeled unit which can be attached to a 5th wheel. The rules differ...
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    More Notes on Gas Tank Sealing: 1. Do not...

    More Notes on Gas Tank Sealing:

    1. Do not worry if you use your favorite plastic bucket (Or your wife,s) POR 15 does not adhear to smooth plastic. I was able to remove drained POR 15 from the...
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    I just completed the gas resealing and cleaning. ...

    I just completed the gas resealing and cleaning. I agree with Bill Burke's suggestion! POR 15 did did a wonderful job! I do have a few other suggestion to make this job easier and have a better...
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    Thanks Carockwell, The R100 shows 79K on the...

    Thanks Carockwell, The R100 shows 79K on the clock. I am at the point of putting the bike back together and see how compression and oil comsuption goes for a few miles. I am courious how you ended...
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    DERost, My wife is available for lease... A day...

    DERost,
    My wife is available for lease... A day or two should do it. BTW the R100RT is NOT for lease.
    GTDoug
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    DERost, I got and rode the **** out of it. My...

    DERost,
    I got and rode the **** out of it. My wife is now cleaning the oil off my shoes.:brad The shoes have never looked better.
    GTDoug
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    Oil Ring End Measurement

    In the Clymer manuel it states to measure the gap inbetween the ends of all rings. When I completed this, I found that my new third ring (oil) was .004 out of spec (Too large of a gap). Is this...
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    BTW, I priced a new clock (Not from BMW). For a...

    BTW, I priced a new clock (Not from BMW). For a green faced clock its $168.00 ouch. A white faced clock is $100.00.
    To me, the clock is leaking voltage internally, however any tests I have done do...
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    Carlo... I am not sure why the clock is draining...

    Carlo...
    I am not sure why the clock is draining the battery. The clock light is not on when the ignition is off. When I disconnect the power supply to the clock the voltage leak is gone. This...
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    I think I found the issue. Disconnected the...

    I think I found the issue. Disconnected the clock power and the lamp (voltage leak gone) went out (Thanks Skiteach for that suggestion) Now the question is should the clock be replaced. Its not...
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    The voltage does not drop that fast. Its about a...

    The voltage does not drop that fast. Its about a 100th of a volt every 2-3 seconds. Thanks Carlo
    GT Doug
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    If you go the powder coat way there are a few...

    If you go the powder coat way there are a few things to know. Be sure and I dentify what areas you dont want painted (Threads etc). Best to mark them with tape. Threads can be retapped, however...
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    Thanks, the temprature maybe the key to finding...

    Thanks, the temprature maybe the key to finding this issue. I have an infrared camera. I hope I can find it that way. The camera is out on a job right now. I will have to wait till tomorrow or...
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    Leaking Voltage on R100RT

    Any help would be greatly appreciated in my search for a voltage leak on my 1983 R100RT.

    When measuring this leak, battery voltage is 13.82 volts. With the ignition off, voltage measured is...
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    Thanks for the info! I worry about anything not...

    Thanks for the info! I worry about anything not recommended given the wide varities of seal materials.
    :bow
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    With 43K on the 07 GT, I have stuck with the...

    With 43K on the 07 GT, I have stuck with the Metzelers. Avg about 9k on the front and 11k for the rear. All tire sets have worn evenly. Sorry I am am not much help. Is it windy where you ride? ...
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    Use of Fuel Injector Cleaners

    I am wondering if anyone knows what BMW recommends or does anyone have experiance in using fuel injector cleaners with K1200GT? Not that I am having any issues now with fuel delivery, I would like...
  25. Thread: New DIY

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    A little scary

    With the stock halogen bulb in place, I had one motorist follow me off the freeway to complane about the "Bright" light in his rear view mirror. I feel this was a isolated event. The older man was...
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