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    They are viable on almost anything with a little...

    They are viable on almost anything with a little work.

    Since the 11S already has a projector beam, it is relatively easy to replace.

    I just had to make an adapter plate for the Duck when I did...
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    Many "upgrades" we do to our bikes are illegal. ...

    Many "upgrades" we do to our bikes are illegal.

    They do make an HID that can work as a high beam and flash, they are Bi-Xenon units.

    I replaced the projector in my Ducati with one of these.
    ...
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    Still $30.00 each off the bike. And I'm still...

    Still $30.00 each off the bike.

    And I'm still trying to find a center stand for this new to me R 1100 S
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    I NEED a No=Mar tire changer (rant)

    OK,

    So it's time for new tires on the old BMW.
    I call around for prices at the usual places. Get one quote for $450.00 for PR 2's all mounted up. I ask what that breaks down to.
    Don't remember...
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    Wish I could find the chart, but there is a...

    Wish I could find the chart, but there is a considerable drop in light output on the halogen bulbs with a drop in voltage.

    I would upgrade the wires and add relays to my R 1100 S, But I'm still...
  6. Thread: 1994 r1100rs

    by karlfitt
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    I miss mine. But I also had the transmission...

    I miss mine.

    But I also had the transmission rebuilt once. (can't remember exact mileage that was done)
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    Ok, So the bulliten board needed to be...

    Ok,

    So the bulliten board needed to be upgraded.
    The old Flea Market was a home brew, but why is it gone?

    I like the old format MUCH better.

    And it seems any negative comments are nipped in...
  8. I will have to look when I get home to see if I...

    I will have to look when I get home to see if I have any pictures but,

    I have a Garmin 450 and used the Ram mounts that came with it. On was a clamp on post with a ball at the end for the mount....
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    Well, I see snow in the forcast for Saturday....

    Well, I see snow in the forcast for Saturday.
    Besides, I will be stuck at work.
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    Yes I missed some good riding but... I went...

    Yes I missed some good riding but...

    I went from Oroville to Lodi on the interstate.

    Then from Lodi to Salinas on the interstate.

    Then from Salinas to Long Beach, again on the interstate.
    ...
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    Please do. I slept in too late today to make...

    Please do.

    I slept in too late today to make it down there, nobodys fault but mine...
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    My trip to Laguna Seca...Finally

    Well, I finally got around to posting my trip to Laguna this year, thought you might like to see it...


    http://www.karlsgarage.com/motorcyclepage/motogp2008/2008out.htm
  13. 3000 RPM is barley spinning that engine. Red...

    3000 RPM is barley spinning that engine.
    Red line is 9400 RPM.
    The power peak is at 8750 RPM
    Torque peak is at 6750 RPM.

    Grab some more of the loud handle if you want better acceleration.

    I...
  14. Thread: Bar Backs?

    by karlfitt
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    '95 K100? I had an '89 K100 I had bar backs...

    '95 K100?

    I had an '89 K100 I had bar backs on.

    I liked them, ended up taking them off as i got used to the bike a little more forward lean didn't seem as bad.

    I still have them if you are...
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    Take a look at the picture, I used the dremel to...

    Take a look at the picture, I used the dremel to grind down the ground electrode to expose the center post electrode.
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    No, I don't know what indexing plugs is.

    No, I don't know what indexing plugs is.
  17. OK, You can have that one, I'll take Gurney's...

    OK,

    You can have that one, I'll take Gurney's old one bubble and all.:D

    http://jonthecomposer.com/WEB/WEB%20pics/gt40_12.jpg
  18. Depending on how your monitor is set, The...

    Depending on how your monitor is set,

    The fluid is not just dark, it is shiny, lots of brass or bronze in it.
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    Very nice. I want to make it out to speed week...

    Very nice.

    I want to make it out to speed week at least once before I'm too old to care any more.
  20. Well, the fuzz on the drail plug is the only...

    Well, the fuzz on the drail plug is the only ferrous metal.

    The oil is full of brass or bronze.

    That oil has 6000 miles on it.

    I will still go to Arizona, I will just be on four wheels. :-(...
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    Autolite plugs

    Doing my 48,000 mile service, I changed from the BMW plugs to the Autolite plugs (3923).
    Well, I went for a ride after, and I did not like how the bike ran. It tried to quit several time while...
  22. looks like my riding season is ending early :-(

    Doing my 48,000 mile service, this is what came out of the transmission. This gear oil only has 6000 miles on it.

    http://www.karlsgarage.com/pictures/pan.jpg

    The drain plug doesnÔÇÖt look...
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    BeemerMike, I am not arguing with you, just...

    BeemerMike,

    I am not arguing with you, just stating my experience.

    On Japanese bikes, I powershifted quite a bit. Never had transmission issues.
    On BMW's I do not.

    I think the heavier...
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    What year is your K? I ask because I had an...

    What year is your K?

    I ask because I had an '89 K100 RS and never had heat issues. I heard the earlier ones did though.

    I now have a '96 R1100RSL, you might want to look in that direction.
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    I agree with the original poster, The twins could...

    I agree with the original poster, The twins could make more power.

    As proof look at what they do now, much more than the 1100's (which is of course what I have)

    They also make power different...
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