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    intake and exhaust, left side

    intake and exhaust, left side
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    Cause of Burnt Valve 1995 R 1100 R ?

    I just had to replace two valves at 63,000 miles. When I asked the mechanic what would cause this problem he stated as long as good maintenance was practiced it was hard to tell, someinmes a lot of...
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    Thanks to all. I went to Harper's harware store...

    Thanks to all.
    I went to Harper's harware store in Richmond Va with the bolt. They provided the correct tap (metric #6 /0). Oiled the tap and gently screwed in by hand
    Everything then went...
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    Length of screw that fits into valve cover is 3/4...

    Length of screw that fits into valve cover is 3/4 inch long. The threads that are stripped are only 1/16 inch deep. If I can get pass this first 1/16, then all is well.
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    How to fix stripped threads ?

    When installing valve cover guard on my 1995 R1100R I mangeged to strip a few threads in valve cover. I realized problem after one full turn of screw. I extracted screw easily but now the screw will...
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    Best shocks for 1995 R 1100R ??

    I am going to replace both shcoks on my 1995. I have heard good things about the Hyperpro series.
    Any commetns or experience with Hyperpro would be appreciated.
    Jack
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    Update June 5 I went with the Suburban...

    Update June 5

    I went with the Suburban machinery set

    Ride is much better, more comfortable, less fatiquing

    Install is easy, requires only needle nose pliers to remove & install cotter pins...
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    Lowering foot pegs

    1995 R1100R

    I beleive I have read there is a kit that allows the foot pegs to be lowered

    Does anyone have information on how to obtain?

    Thanks

    Jack Dietirch
    Richmond Va
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    Leave it off

    I just went through a similar situation with my 1995 R1100R. The carbon cannister went bad and was preventing the gas tank from "venting". Lack of venting caused a "vacuum" in fuel tankwhich...
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    Final Chapter..Damned Coincidence

    Thanks to all for providing ideas on how to correct the leaking overflow pipe.
    It became obvious problem was inside fuel tank and I did not have time this month so the bike went to Morton's in...
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    Update

    I removed seat and side panel. The leak is definitely coming from the "overflow tube" from the gas tank. I cannot tell where the tube enters the tank (I had hoped to resolve without removing tank)
    I...
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    Fuel tank overflow problem (95 R1100R)

    I recently purchased a 1995 R1100R with 18k miles. I immediately had problems with fuel light (staying on when full, not coming on when empty, etc) The BMW mechanice diagnosed fuel light as fuel tank...
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    mystery solved

    Discussed problem of fuel light with mechanice at Mortons BMW, Fredericksburg Va. His first question was if a vacum could be forming in tank. Yes it could, when I popped the fuel latch a "swish"...
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    You had me for .5 second

    I started to look for an attachment that would explain how it easy it is to build a stand that would allow you to lift, turn over & shake the bike (warning tank should not be more than 1/2 full...
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    First 200 miles

    Sorry for confusion.

    I filled up a few times during first 200 miles with no problem.

    After the first few fill ups, problems began with fuel light and progressively got worse.

    Hoping it is a...
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    Low Fuel Light Stays On

    Phil

    I hope it is that simple

    Thanks

    JACK
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    done

    done
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    Fuel light stays on ???

    I just purchased a 1995 R1100R with 18k miles. After driving for about 200 miles fuel light began to come on when tank was about 1/2 full. Now light stays on continually, even after fill up.

    Any...
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