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    thank you. the photo helped a lot. chuck

    thank you. the photo helped a lot.

    chuck
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    1984 R80RT Handlebars

    What have you used or seen used to raise the handlebars about an inch and also move them back about 1.5-2.0 inches? Anyone still make the item?

    Thoughts/suggestions.

    thanks

    chuck
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    Clutch Lever Rubber Boot

    While performing my first spline lube on my 1984 R80RT I see that the rubber boot that is over the clutch lever at the back of the transmission is all torn up.

    $37 at MAX, ouch, does anyone know...
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    Bought a 1984 R80RT last year. It is my first BMW...

    Bought a 1984 R80RT last year. It is my first BMW and it has persuaded me that I like BMW. I enjoy the ride and I enjoy learning more about the maintenance.

    If I want more power I jump on the 2002...
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    hmmm, a typical bell curve, not surprising.

    hmmm, a typical bell curve, not surprising.
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    Fuse was in the headlight bucket, pretty easy...

    Fuse was in the headlight bucket, pretty easy once I started. Had 8amp fuses in the glove box of my 1097 VW bus and now spares under the seat of the bike.

    List of things to do, make fuses more...
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    Knew I forgot something: 1984 R80RT. chuck

    Knew I forgot something:

    1984 R80RT.

    chuck
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    No Brake Light, Turn Signals or Horn

    Ahhh, lost them all on the way home. Hate riding without signals, brake light or horn, talk about dangerous.

    The wiring diagram I am looking at shows it may be an 8amp fuse as the culprit.

    I...
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    Purpose of this screw?

    1984 R80RT what is the purpose of the spring, part number 4, I presume the purpose is similar to a lock washer, to keep the mixture screw from turning, input? Thanks
    chuck
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    I prefer round tires versus what my little friend...

    I prefer round tires versus what my little friend has:
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    Very nice, be sure to check back.

    Very nice, be sure to check back.
  12. Thread: Carb Butterfly

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    I did not know that Jeff,:doh! Thank you for...

    I did not know that Jeff,:doh!

    Thank you for tactfully pointing that out.:twirl

    Dig these icons.

    chuck
  13. Thread: Carb Butterfly

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    Well lightning strikes twice. One of the screw...

    Well lightning strikes twice. One of the screw heads on the left carb broke off just removing the screw. So I will drill them out, order shafts and other tid bits.

    So, what is the probabilty of a...
  14. Thread: Carb Butterfly

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    Thank you all.:clap

    Thank you all.:clap
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    Here is a picture of the situation

    Here is a picture of the situation
  16. Thread: Carb Butterfly

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    Carb Butterfly

    1984 R80RT. Ok two steps forward and one step back.

    Took the right carb apart (better than taking the wrong carb apart:laugh), cleaned, looking good, and start to assemble.

    Tightening up the...
  17. Thread: Carb Bowls

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    Ordered new bowls today, thank you everyone.

    Ordered new bowls today, thank you everyone.
  18. Thread: Carb Bowls

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    Carb Bowls

    1984 R80Rt. I see from the photo the bowl is different for the stock versus independent floats.

    If I switch fom the independent floats to the stock floats can I just dremmel down the pins the...
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    Meaning get the 2-stroke cafe as a second bike to...

    Meaning get the 2-stroke cafe as a second bike to the BMW.
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    Yea, all of that is kinda what I thought. Oh...

    Yea, all of that is kinda what I thought.

    Oh and in agreement with brewmeister, I never should have sold the ZRX. Maybe I will get the 2-stroke cafe.

    thanks all.

    chuck
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    It's All Good Then Not So Good

    1984 R80RT, owned it about 5 months.

    Riding the bike one day and notice a little fuel weeping from the right side fuel line. So I think "hey, I should replace all of the fuel lines" and I do. Nice...
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    Will do, thank you. chuck

    Will do, thank you.

    chuck
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    Only had the bike a short while so I don't know...

    Only had the bike a short while so I don't know when the tire was replaced, but I would guess +5,000 miles ago.

    Tire made in Taiwan by Cheng Shin, (best I can decipher) and it is a 120/90-18 size....
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    Rear Wheel/Tire Weirdness

    1984 R80RT, My first BMW, had it about 6 months, and loving it. Rode up to the Camp Blanding rally,from Orlando. Bike rode great and had a nice time.

    So the weirdness is, I noticed today that the...
  25. Thread: Foot Peg

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    Foot Peg

    1984 R80RT:

    The left side foot peg has serrations or teeth cut into it that are supposed to match up with similar serrations on the frame when bolted on. Well the serrations on my peg are worn...
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