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    Rotors from Beemer Boneyard.

    I just installed the front rotors I ordered from BB on my '96 R1100RT.
    It had the buttons a thin washer and a circlip securing it.
    Jim
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    Thanks, Jim

    Thanks,
    Jim
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    Part number for seat latch?

    I need the part number for the latch that the rear seat locking bar fits into, the one that opens with key. I can't seem to fine it in the parts diagram.
    1996 R1100RT
    Thanks,
    JR
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    Still Looking

    I am still looking for a pre 1992 handbook. There may not be much difference, but I would like to have one.
    I have a 1994 on a PDF file.
    Jim
    '96 R1100RT
    '90 K75S
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    K75S Owners Handbook

    I need a Owners Handbook for a 1990 K75S that I just bought.
  6. Hope this helps

    I had a similar problem the first time I pulled the tank. There are ears on the underside of the tank that fit into some rubber bumpers. The first time I put the tank on I missed getting them in the...
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    I am riding a '96 R1100RT and have noticed a 10%...

    I am riding a '96 R1100RT and have noticed a 10% decrease in fuel mileage since I have had to start using gas with ethanol. I am also concerned with what the ethanol does to some components.
    I am...
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    I attended a seminar at the NEFL rally last year...

    I attended a seminar at the NEFL rally last year given by Susan Galpins (sp), who recommended using the advised speed, double it, and subtract 10. It seems to work pretty well on dry clear roads, and...
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    There a lot of airplanes I have lusted after, but...

    There a lot of airplanes I have lusted after, but here are the favorites I have flown.
    All time favorite is the Boeing Stearman, this airplane is pure pleasure.
    Trainer Lockheed T-33
    Military...
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    Did you find the problem?

    Did you find the problem?
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    The picture on the lever looks like a choke, I...

    The picture on the lever looks like a choke, I think what it does is add more fuel.
    Most folks know what I was refering to, if not please explain it for us.
    JR
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    Returning from The MOA Rally my brother and I...

    Returning from The MOA Rally my brother and I stopped a filled up at a BP station
    South of Clayton, GA. He rides an 04RT and I ride a 96RT. We both filled with 93 octane and both pumped in around 6...
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    I have a fork seal leaking. What is the drill on...

    I have a fork seal leaking. What is the drill on changing it?
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    When I bought my '96RT the radio had been removed...

    When I bought my '96RT the radio had been removed but came with the bike.
    I installed it about 4 months ago and have used it on 2 short rides.
    I am going to remove it, I had rather have the glove...
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    I was at CCK all of 1970, 50th TAS. Jim Ratliff

    I was at CCK all of 1970, 50th TAS.
    Jim Ratliff
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    Go to www.bmwmotorcycles.com, select the bikes...

    Go to www.bmwmotorcycles.com, select the bikes page and it has a comparison option for any 2 bikes.
    JR
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    I am new to bmw's, but a stuck valve on a small...

    I am new to bmw's, but a stuck valve on a small aircraft engine causes loss of power and rough running. You could also get some popping.
    Just something to consider.
    Jim
    '96 RT
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    Could it have been a stuck valve that broke loose...

    Could it have been a stuck valve that broke loose at the end of the ride?
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    Email me at jimratliff@mindspring.com I may be...

    Email me at jimratliff@mindspring.com I may be able to help
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    John, I was in 67B, one of the last T'Bird...

    John,
    I was in 67B, one of the last T'Bird classes.
    Did you fly the T38?
    Jim
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    USAF Sep 1965-Jan 1971 Pilot C130 Craig AFB AL...

    USAF Sep 1965-Jan 1971
    Pilot C130
    Craig AFB AL 65-66
    Sewart AFB TN 66-69
    CCKAB Tiawan 69-70

    95% of flying out of CCK was in Viet Nam.

    1996 R1100RT
    1943 PT-17
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