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    This happens when you turn the adjuster too far....

    This happens when you turn the adjuster too far. I had that happen on an R1100Rt several years ago and was able to heat the caulk/glue and remove the glass front of the assembly to repair it....
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    I can't recall your carb exactly, but check the...

    I can't recall your carb exactly, but check the needle itself. The grooves should not be rounded off, but should have sharp edges. The needles in my carbs had grooves with rounded edges (if this is...
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    Re: Anaerobic Sealant

    A good friend of mine(retired porsche mechanic) recommended this to me several years ago on my /5 restoration. He said that they used it to seal the engines on the Porsches which have a lot of...
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    I have good, consistent results by doing the...

    I have good, consistent results by doing the following:

    1. Warm up the bike. Check that the oil in the oil cooler is HOT by feeling the cooler with your hand. If you can comfortably touch it,...
  5. Thread: Mystery Part

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    Glad they're going to take care of it. It...

    Glad they're going to take care of it.

    It seems to me that if your bike weren't under warranty, you could remove the cover for the light bulb, then pull the bulb and carefully (and very...
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    see pic I just added

    see pic I just added
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    OK, there are two adjusters, one for the up/down...

    OK, there are two adjusters, one for the up/down (that's the one you have in your hand), and another that adjusts the headlight left to right. Do you have an owner's manual (look on page 73 or so)? ...
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    It looks a little like the adjusters for the...

    It looks a little like the adjusters for the deadlight aim. Hard to imagine how it would fall off, though.
  9. A few things I recall: The terminal board that...

    A few things I recall: The terminal board that all of the running light/horn/ignition wires connect to is held to the bucket by a small screw on the outside of the bucket at about 8 o'clock as you...
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    I looked into this several months ago for my '08...

    I looked into this several months ago for my '08 GT. Can't add the OEM TPM. I just finished installing the Doran system and it went on without a hitch. You may want to look into their offerings. ...
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    I did this a few years ago on my /5 resto. Use...

    I did this a few years ago on my /5 resto. Use krylon primer after removing all old paint by stripping it off or soaking in some goof off or such. Then krylon satin black, several (3 or 4) light...
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    If the bike is still in warranty, they will fix...

    If the bike is still in warranty, they will fix it. If they broke it doing your rear drive fluid thing, they SHOULD fix it.

    If not, you can look at the wires attached to the pads. Trace the...
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    You may want to look at this thread: ...

    You may want to look at this thread:

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=35773&highlight=brake+warning+light

    And this one:

    http://www.i-bmw.com/showthread.php?t=33170

    Before you...
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    Another Dynaplug fan here. I have used it to...

    Another Dynaplug fan here. I have used it to repair a hole caused by a sharp stone in Utah and rode back to Denver no problem. About a five minute procedure. For the larger holes, the instructions...
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    Well, discussions about seats are pretty...

    Well, discussions about seats are pretty subjective, but here's my $0.02:

    When I got back into riding, I had a 2000 R1100 RT that I could not stand the "comfort" seat on. Went with a rick mayer...
  16. Thread: R100RS clock

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    You may want to make sure that the spade...

    You may want to make sure that the spade connectors are tightly gripping the terminals on the clock. I had a similar problem on a BMW clock a few years ago. They are quartz based, and GAINING time...
  17. N0JMH, Greg Golden, CO

    N0JMH,

    Greg

    Golden, CO
  18. It is possible to remove the plate from the...

    It is possible to remove the plate from the steering stem after removing the yoke/forks and using a c-clamp and a socket and pin of some sort to push it out from behind. After that, you may be able...
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    Tire Pressures

    I asked what pressures you are running because I have always understood that tires that are over inflated (within reason) run cooler, even in the summer. I have verified this personally by taking...
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    What tire pressures were you running?

    What tire pressures were you running?
  21. Thread: ABS problem

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    On my R1100 (now sold), there was a relay mounted...

    On my R1100 (now sold), there was a relay mounted on the right side of the ABS controller which I recall was non-replaceable. Sorry to report that I had to replace my entire unit to fix the issue I...
  22. Look in the manual that came with the bike. Page...

    Look in the manual that came with the bike. Page 58, I think. It explains that the check mark means "ok" after the bike is warmed up.

    Greg
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    If it is the parking light bulb, you can get to...

    If it is the parking light bulb, you can get to it by removing the left turnsignal housing and reaching inside. the bulb is mounted on a tubular affair that pulls straight back from the reflector...
  24. Rear Wheel Link Bearings

    The notice from BMW to the NHTSA states that the rear suspension linkage bearings, not the front bearings as the NHTSA has published, are involved.

    Here is the document link:
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    Try here: ...

    Try here:

    http://www.siebenrock.com/en/products/luggage/

    I have these on my /5 and they are first class and brand new Krauser.

    Greg
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