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  1. Rider information display on 01 1150GS with Adventure gas tank

    I have an '01 1150GS with the large volume Adventure tank. The rider information display (RID) used to indicate the tank was low/empty at 250 miles. I concluded that the previous owner, who installed...
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    Thanks men. That took all of 5 minutes to install...

    Thanks men. That took all of 5 minutes to install with your help and knowledge.
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    Replacing fuel cap gasket on /6

    I purchased a replacement fuel cap gasket for my /6 tank and realized it is held in place with a "notched nail". I have another /6 tank and its gasket is held in place with a screw.

    Does anyone...
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    Could it be a loose O Clamp? I recently read...

    Could it be a loose O Clamp? I recently read about a similar problem in another forum.

    http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/Poor%20running%201100GS%20diagnosis.pdf
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    I also have a wallowed out center stud bolt hole...

    I also have a wallowed out center stud bolt hole and like the Time-Serts option. I assume if the bolt is 8 x 70mm I need the 8 mm Time-Serts kit? or do you go one size up?

    The kit I think I need...
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    If you did the conversion on a /6 with the /5...

    If you did the conversion on a /6 with the /5 type (round) turn signal switch, how did you keep the turn signal switch? From the internet searching I have been able to do, the lever/master cylinder...
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    As a follow up, I thought I found a nice /6 large...

    As a follow up, I thought I found a nice /6 large volume tank, but, long story short, it didn't fit either. The result was a nice connection with a /5 airhead collection owner less 100 miles away.
    ...
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    I tried sliding the square master cylinder...

    I tried sliding the square master cylinder reservoir forward as far as it will go, but it still didn't fit I like the front disk brake and don't want to change it to drum. If the cavity was a little...
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Question about /5 vs /6 gas tank

    I purchased a very nice, used, black with white pin stripe, large tank for my '74 90/6. Much to my disappointment, it does not fit over the master cylinder on my /6. I believe the tank is for a /5....
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    1150gs fuel gauge vs tank level

    I bought an 1150gs and a previous owner installed the 8 gallon adventure tank. I have 200 miles on my first full tank of gas and the fuel guage is showing 2 bars left. I am expecting to get at least...
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    Problem solved

    As a follow-up, I received the correct switch today, rush delivery from nearby dealer, and installed it in 10 minutes. That solved the brake light problem.

    The ABS fault persisted, so I followed...
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    I am going to say non-servo brakes. It has Brembo...

    I am going to say non-servo brakes. It has Brembo calibers and the rider information display shows two ABS lights that flash alternately.
    I can find no mention of servo brakes in any of the...
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    The original foot switch was worn out and...

    The original foot switch was worn out and obviously not working. I cleaned it with contact cleaner, but the ball under the switch spring was compressed into the housing.
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    I think that is what I did. The part I...

    I think that is what I did.
    The part I purchased is 61 31 2 305 988. It was the only one available at the dealer.

    I think need 61 31 1 459 747.

    I am also experiencing ABS faults (lights won't...
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    Thanks for the reply - I put the bulb in as many...

    Thanks for the reply - I put the bulb in as many ways as possible and it made no difference.

    Richard Ridlehuber
    BMWMOA 76914
    Spartanburg, SC
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    R11560 GS Brake light conundrum

    I have a 2001 R1150 GS. The brake light is activated (bright) without the hand switch or foot switch depressed. When the foot switch is depressed the tail light dims.

    If I unhook the foot switch...
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