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    Bob, This looks really good. It may be the...

    Bob, This looks really good. It may be the answer I was hoping to receive.

    Thanks
    Rod
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    GS Addict, Is there any trick to removing those...

    GS Addict, Is there any trick to removing those connector pins? I know that Radio Shack used to sell a removal tool, would one of those work in this application? I think your solution is probably...
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    Handlebar switch wiring sheath replacement

    I have a new to me 2003 R1150RT, I have noticed that the sheath for the wiring bundle to the handlebar switches, on both right and left side has gotten hard and brittle and is breaking up and flaking...
  4. This is the connector I am looking for: 43853...

    This is the connector I am looking for:

    43853

    I have it taped up for now but want something a bit more permanent.

    Rod
  5. Replacement electrical connector source - 82 R100

    I broke the connector housing on the white two-wire connector under the tank on left side front of my 82 R100US. I believe it comes from the charging system to the voltage regulator. It just came...
  6. I found another badly pinched section of the rear...

    I found another badly pinched section of the rear brake switch wire!

    I cut about 4 inches of questionable wire out of the line and carefully spliced in a new section and reinstalled it.

    Switch...
  7. Well my reason to take it to the shop was to find...

    Well my reason to take it to the shop was to find out what error codes were showing and hoping it could be reset. But based on your comments I have decided to do something else.

    As I stated above...
  8. It wasn't broken, but some of the strands were...

    It wasn't broken, but some of the strands were severed. I cut the bad part out and spliced in a short section to repair. I have replacement switch assembly on order from Beemer Boneyard, just got...
  9. I have spent the last day or so studying all of...

    I have spent the last day or so studying all of my manuals and scanning other related threads on this forum and I think I understand what is going on better now.

    My problem is that the...
  10. So, is it normal for the ABS module to not...

    So, is it normal for the ABS module to not illuminate the brake light if the system is in residual mode? That seems kind of dangerous.

    This whole system is new to me, I am struggling to...
  11. I bought the bike from my local dealer in...

    I bought the bike from my local dealer in October. They did a complete flush, full fluid change and annual maintenance.
  12. 2003 R1150RT - Rear I -Abs out and Flashing Lights ?

    ABS Guru's, I need some clarification Please !

    I just completed full clutch spline lube. After reassembling the bike I verified that the ABS Servo system was working, brake lights working,...
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    Well, that is certainly interesting. So now I'm...

    Well, that is certainly interesting. So now I'm not sure about mine, maybe it is original? The one thing I do know now is it's current condition. So I guess I will just put it back together and go...
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    "Suspect it might not be original with that...

    "Suspect it might not be original with that mileage and little wear.
    Just sayin' "



    Yes, That's my theory also, I'm guessing it got new transmission splines and clutch not too many miles...
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    Thanks folks, I guess I'm in good shape with...

    Thanks folks, I guess I'm in good shape with 6.2.

    I know I have plenty of wear left and both the xmission and clutch splines are perfect. I'm just trying to Guesstimate my rate of wear.
    It's a...
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    New Clutch Friction Plate Thickness?

    Does anyone know what the new OEM BMW Clutch Friction Plate thickness is? Specifically for an 1150RT.

    Thanks
    Rod
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    Thanks for the info guys. Although no one has...

    Thanks for the info guys. Although no one has actually answered the original question weather BMW has changed their specifications and dropped the thread locker requirement.

    beemerphile - Yes I...
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    Paralever Pivot Torqing Question

    This is a follow up an a previous post about my High Mileage R1150RT with 85K current miles on it. I currently have it torn down doing a Clutch Spline lube and inspection. Things are much better...
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    Thanks Gents. I have about 12 years riding a...

    Thanks Gents.

    I have about 12 years riding a K1100LT and I did a full clutch spline lube twice, the second time replacing the clutch and rear seals. It appears that this bike may be a bit...
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    High mileage 2003 R1150RT, possible problems?

    I just bought a 2003 R1150RT with about 83K miles on it. What would be the most likely areas needing attention? I do not have much maintenance history information. Cosmetically it is very nice,...
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    For what it's worth, I seem to fixed my RID gauge...

    For what it's worth, I seem to fixed my RID gauge problem. I disconnected the main fuel tank plug and cleaned it up with contact cleaner then applied dielectric grease. This seemed to help a little....
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    All right, I can live with a 45 mpg average, ...

    All right, I can live with a 45 mpg average, that is comparable to what my K1100LT got. that will give me pretty near to 250 miles before the fuel low light comes on.

    It's a good place to start...
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    Thanks for the information folks. Especially the...

    Thanks for the information folks. Especially the comment about removing and cleaning the "fuel tube". I cannot find anything in my books about it at all.

    I cleaned the connector under the tank...
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    Fuel Level Sending Unit Confusion

    Greetings,

    I have just purchased a new to me 2003 R1150RT.

    I have found the fuel level indicator on the RID unit to be somewhat unreliable. On my first trip I noticed that it only dropped...
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    Ron, I have a 97 K1100LT that I lowered, same...

    Ron,

    I have a 97 K1100LT that I lowered, same issue. At first I cut a short length of 2x4 with one end tapered. It was small enough to pack and I just rolled the back wheel up on it to deploy the...
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