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    Size matters, airhead.

    Hi;

    Thanks for the info. I'll forward these to him.

    Ron
    R1100R
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    Size matters, airhead.

    Hello all;

    A friend of mine has shown some interest in re-acquiring an Air head. He was talking about an older machine like a R60 or R69 which he previously owned. We got into a discussion as to...
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    Try a sheepskin pad

    You might want to try some washers under the front gizmo that adjusts the seat height. You may be supprised how a little rise in the front affects the riders "position". I think I only required...
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    R1100R with Spokes?

    The 1998, 75th Anniversary Special Edition, R1100R-SE, and the 1999 R1100R-SE had spoke wheels from the factory. There may have been other iterations of the R1100 to have spoke wheels also....
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    Hall effect sensor wire

    Try this place :)

    http://www.aircraftspruce.com/


    Ron
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    The _BMW Company_ recommended idle CO range is...

    The _BMW Company_ recommended idle CO range is 1.5-2.0%, but this is very lean. 2.1-2.3% is recomended from everything I have been able to gather in he last 8-9 years.

    Ron
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    Too Much from a 99 Oilhead?

    Sounds like the dreaded "surging" only at a lower engine speed.
    Disconnect the lead from the o2 sensor see what happens???

    Ron

    99R1100R-SE With surging :(
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    Frank and Claudia's X country ride

    To All;

    I thought some members of this Forum might like to follow my friends as they take a ride cross country on their 2003 BMW, RT1150
    Frank and Claudia's X country ride. Frank is a new...
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    Aftermarket seat R1100R

    I have a used, 1999 R1100R, aftermarket seat that I'll sell.
    rppare at comcast.net
    Ron
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    99 r1100rt surging

    I'm a little confused here. (not an unusual state)
    My 99R1100R has the surging problem, and I have all the "spare parts" needed to fix the problem. --- I thought if you pulled the cat code plug...
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    Surge, Surge?

    FWIW.
    The real fix is to install a new (tan) cat code plug and replace the exhaust CO sensor with a potentiometer that allows you to adjust the fuel mix to obtain 1.5 - 2.5 % CO content at the...
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    R1100R vs R1100RL

    I have a 1999, R1100R with black tank(white pinstripes) and spoked wheels.
    The correct appelation for this year and model is R1100R SE, the SE standing for "Special Edition".
    A little bit more...
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    Oil head subframe???

    All right! How about; has somebody made a subframe for a side car fitted to and oil head that worked, or know of someone that did?
    Thanks, Ron
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    Sidecar sub frame?

    Hi.

    Can anybody tell me? Is there a sidecar sub frame made for an oil head BMW???
    Thanks
    Ron
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    1999r1100r-se

    Welcome to the "Club" !
    It's not just a R1100R but an R1100R-SE, Special Edition.
    in 1998 they (BMW) came out with the 75th Anniversary Special, they had a bunch of extra parts/bikes left over from...
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    Pure white plug???

    I'm not a BMW expert, but, pure white plug color is indicative of a very lean burning condition. This could lead to a burned valve! I would suggest, if you have access to an EPA inspection station...
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    Stainless spokes?

    I hope your wheels do in fact have stainless spokes.
    I'm on my second set of spoked wheels for my 1999 R1100R-SE, and neither set is/was stainless! I still would like to know!
    Is/was there a bike...
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    Spoked wheels

    The 1999,R1100R-Special Edition along with the 1998 75th anniversary edition and a couple of other "editions" had spoked wheels but they were cad plated and do/will rust at the drop of a wet hat. ...
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    GS spoke wheels on R1100R Roadster???

    I have a 99 R1100-R, the SE Roadster. Can the later GS spoked wheels (2001, I think)with the stainless spokes be fitted to the R???
    Thanks, Ron
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    Trailer Hitch for R1100R-???

    Hello:wave , MOA member since 1999.
    I've been trying to find info on the posibility of installing a trailer hitch on my 1999, R1100-R, but haven't had much luck.
    Is the R1100-R capable of supportng...
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    I never considered not having one! I assumed...

    I never considered not having one! I assumed that BMW in it's infinite wisdom wouldn't put one where it wasn't needed (lower costs). I've been riding for a while with the claped out one still on...
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    Steering damper

    The steering damper on my 99 R1100R has died for the second time in 18K miles! out of warranty!!! So the hunt is on for a suitable replacement. BMW part is just over $200.00. Does anybody know of...
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