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    replaced 1st low at 20K or so, 2nd one blew about...

    replaced 1st low at 20K or so, 2nd one blew about 2 years later. Replaced both lamps with HIDs. Great output, but too soon to tell on lifespan. The HIDs in my R1100S have over 12 years and nearly...
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    Receipt says 5 sealed bearings, 62042RS, sized...

    Receipt says 5 sealed bearings, 62042RS, sized 30x47x7, and one (for the front) at 25x47x7, and 4 seals (3 at 30x57x7, one at 25x47x7).
    Seals happened to be Timkin, the bearings were ZVL, a...
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    Obviously, it's tough to tell from your limited...

    Obviously, it's tough to tell from your limited info, but i'm thinking that you're riding/shifting the RT as if it was a Shovel (Pan?).Let it rev on upshifts to get the smoothest response. Power...
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    worked like a charm. no need to drop the...

    worked like a charm. no need to drop the swingarm.

    http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0058/
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    The carbs look to be a solution in search of a...

    The carbs look to be a solution in search of a problem.
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    Given that there are few tasks easier than doing...

    Given that there are few tasks easier than doing a valve adjustment and oil change on an oilhead.........
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    Not my experience AT ALL! Ran the original PRs...

    Not my experience AT ALL!
    Ran the original PRs on my R11S. Loved them, until I tried the Pirelli Diablo Strada. In comparison, the PR felt wooden. Ran MANY sets of the Pirellis. Then I tried the...
  8. if you're feeling something amiss upon roll on,...

    if you're feeling something amiss upon roll on, that wasn't there at idle, it's very likely that your cables are out of synch.
  9. good on ya.

    good on ya.
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    10 lbs - ~1 hp. that seems to be the most...

    10 lbs - ~1 hp.

    that seems to be the most dramatic effect of opening up the system. even better when you add that corresponding chip.
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    both filters? are you thinking "filter" and "mesh...

    both filters? are you thinking "filter" and "mesh sock"? There is only one filter on these bikes. Does the sock ever go bad?
  12. you're looking for this 2 wire plug connector....

    you're looking for this 2 wire plug connector. It's easier to locate & work on with the bodywork off, but not impossible as is.
    ...
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    Those are CLASSIC HES wiring failure symptoms.

    Those are CLASSIC HES wiring failure symptoms.
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    after-market light kit?

    after-market light kit?
  15. Mods- clean up on Aisle O.

    Package in Aisle O needs moving to Aisle H.
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    when you turn the key, pump pressurizes with a...

    when you turn the key, pump pressurizes with a humming droning whine.

    do yourself a favor, and throw away the old gas.

    when you change out the fuel filter (that wasn't the problem, btw, but...
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    once i knew where you posted your situation,...

    once i knew where you posted your situation, sure, it's easy to follow and find.
    but i was referring as to why i hadn't done the digging thru 11 pages beforehand...
  18. well, golleeee! and shazam, too. thanks for...

    well, golleeee! and shazam, too.

    thanks for the edumacating, Anton. :bow

    Do you know the correct torque values for each design? Maybe the values I posted are for one of them?
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    hey, I was just asking, as I didn't feel like...

    hey, I was just asking, as I didn't feel like digging thru 11 pages of this thread.

    and yes, I was giving Rick the benefit of the doubt. he's a friend, and friends deserve that. I won't defend his...
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    just curious, but what's the chance that Rick's...

    just curious, but what's the chance that Rick's conversation with the liason was about the OP's request, and not yours? (assuming you filed a complaint with the MOA liason, that is).
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    Just did mine on my F8GS a few weeks ago. I...

    Just did mine on my F8GS a few weeks ago.

    I went with a riveted chain rather than BMWs endless loop chain, along with using aftermarket sprockets.

    I had to use a gear puller to yank the front...
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    Did my rear ones, around 20K iirc. Bought from...

    Did my rear ones, around 20K iirc. Bought from local bearing supply house. Bearings and seals for both F & R were significantly less than OEM from BMW. Got bearing info from one of the ADV threads,...
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    good call. did not realize that 6s existed. ...

    good call. did not realize that 6s existed.

    that's kinda inconvenient, isn't it?
  24. i'm gonna make a wild guess and go with "you have...

    i'm gonna make a wild guess and go with "you have a RS model R1100"

    all you need to know and more:
    Oil-Head Specs ? torque values, clearances, capacities, etc.
    Here is a torque chart for BMW oil...
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    that cap is using what is known as a "security...

    that cap is using what is known as a "security torx". You can buy a set of them in multiple sizes as bit adapters, probably for MUCH less than the single part tool from BMW. You'll just need to know...
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