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    Thanks, will go to Stabil when I get'er up again....

    Thanks, will go to Stabil when I get'er up again. Happy New Year and thanks.
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    same question--but different

    I hope it is ok to jump into this thread with a similar question-- Just don't want to clog the forum with closely related threads so here goes-
    I have a chronic "bike sits under cover, run...
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    'sudden' oil burning

    For various reasons, my '85 K100RS sat in my garage all last year--didn't fire it up at all. When I did get back to it, I changed spark plugs to an NGK equivalent of what was in there previously....
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    Thanks!

    Thank you very much! I think I can beat this clip now. One way or the other.:usa
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    85 K100RS battery removal

    Please be patient, I know this has come up in the past but searching the forum hasn't given me a solution, only mentions by others of similiar problem.
    To remove the battery on the '85 K100rs,...
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    Thanks to you all.

    Thanks to you all.
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    generic fuel filter? '85 K100RS

    I have seen posts mentioning non-BMW oil filters available from auto parts stores but wonder if there is a generic (inexpensive) fuel filter available for 1985 K100 RS?
    It's as much about quick...
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    generous and expert

    What a generous, informed, and supportive series of responses to DrPaul's questions! I learned much, as I always do when the experienced share their knowledge in this forum. You guys rock, I must...
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    Great looking K, Smugmug. Are you running the...

    Great looking K, Smugmug.
    Are you running the 'tall' version of the Aero screen? And my side bags are not as 'tucked in' as yours seem to be-- I've seen 'city' bags advertised, are these stock BMW?...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the moto-techniques lead-- some interesting stuff there. I sent a note to their service dept. to make sure I won't need to mod cables or hoses with their product.
    I'm also going to get...
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    I lucked into a very well-cared for '85...

    I lucked into a very well-cared for '85 K100RS--took me about a month to learn to trust it and since then, although I've ridden other brands for many years, it teaches me something every ride.
    I...
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    Good advice-- and you are absolutely right about...

    Good advice-- and you are absolutely right about the rubber --all of it's 21 this year-- so is there a ' hose package' I can order so I can replace to all or do Ii need to order it piece by piece?
    ...
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    Thanks

    Thanks- I'll check it.
    Rob
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    k100 backfire

    My '85 K100Rs has:
    thottle-off backfire
    uneven idle
    decreased power
    increased fuel consumption.
    Sounds like I have some cracked and air-leaking 21 year old fuel system hoses, based on what I've...
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    independent shop

    I live in Tallahassee FL where we are fortunate to have an exceptional dealer whose shop does good work...unfortunately, that good work draws lots (and lots!) of bikes and it can take a while to get...
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    Barbacks for K100RS

    I'm looking for a source for barbacks for my '85 K100RS--saw them offered once a while back but can't find that source now. I think that might be a less-expensive solution than changing bars, yes?...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the bulletin site--I'll check it now.
    BTW, my electric problem seems to have gone away ( again..and for now..) after I switched the contact cleaner I was using from some stuff I use for...
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    Service Bulletin site?

    I apologize in advance for asking a question that has probably been answered many times, but sometimes that's how it goes...

    I too have the often mentioned 'disappearing tach/speedo/gear...
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    MotoLights

    I'm thinking about a set of Motolight caliper-mount lights for my k100rs-- reviews all mention improved visibility to other drivers, and that is certainly a major plus-- but I haven't read anything...
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    And now the gauges are back- :dance -with no...

    And now the gauges are back- :dance -with no action on my part-- so I think the loose connection idea makes most sense.
    This problem has happened twice, both times in high humidity conditions. I'll...
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    K100 w/dead gauges

    Riding my '85 K100RS yesterday, the gear indicator, neutral light, clock, tach, and speedo went blank.

    On investigation, I found that with the ignition switch on but before hitting the start...
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